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Twitter cites 'newsworthiness' as reason for not removing threatening Trump tweet

On Saturday, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea. "This has always been internal policy and we'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it", one message read. The tweet also angered Twitter users who wondered why Trump's tweet was not deemed to have contravened the social media firm's rules governing violence or the promotion of violence " ... Read More »

North Korea has just released this absolutely bonkers propaganda video


Ri referred to Trump's tweet Saturday that said: "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" Both defense officials said that the USA maintains sufficient aerial surveillance and radar capability in the region to know if any military aircraft take off from North Korea. Read More »

Arrest made in 'clown murder' cold case


As a result of the investigation, probable cause was established linking Sheila Keen Warren to the murder of Marlene Warren. 'Thousands of man-hours have been put in in the last 27 years, ' Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman said at a news conference Tuesday. Read More »

Dez Bryant Owns 8 Cardinals Defenders On One Play For Beastly Touchdown

Members of the Cowboys kneel and link arms on September 25. Jordin Sparks singing national anthem . Over the weekend, Trump said owners should fire players who protested. "They were fighting for our country, they were fighting for our flag, they were fighting for our national anthem and for people to disrespect that by kneeling for the national anthem is disrespectful", he said. Read More »

Dez Bryant says Trump can't divide Cowboys


The Cowboys , who defeated Arizona , 28-17, on Monday night, stood and joined arms while the national anthem was sung, as did the Cardinals . As the team moved back to the sideline and locked arms for the anthem, the crowd at the stadium could be heard booing. Read More »

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption reference

As per details, Dar appeared before the accountability court today [Wednesday], where no media representatives were allowed to enter. The Supreme Court while announcing the landmark decision of Panamagate case, which caused the ouster of Nawaz Sharif on July 28, had ordered the NAB to file references against the Sharif family and Ishaq Dar within six weeks. Read More »

Top US diplomat Tillerson to travel to China this week


The State Department says Tillerson heads to Beijing on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to visit China in November, said the reports . Data from China's General Administration of Customs on Tuesday showed that China imported one-point-six million tons of coal from North Korea in August, the first time since February 19th when Beijing prohibited purchases of the fuel from its ally. Read More »

Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets

Hours after the flights Sunday, a North Korean government propaganda website posted a video portraying US warplanes and an aircraft carrier being destroyed by attacks. "However, last weekend, Trump claimed our leadership would not be around much longer", Ri said. On Saturday, Ri warned that Trump's threat to destroy North Korea made "our rockets' visit to the entire USA mainland all the more inevitable. Read More »

GJM withdraws indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling after Rajnath's appeal to restore normalcy


The GJM had shutdown the hills over its demand for a separate Gorkhaland state, however, after home minister Rajnath Singh's appeal, GJM chief Bimal Gurung made a decision to call off the indefinite stir. Banerjee on September 20 had announced the formation of a nine-member board of administrators, headed by ousted Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang, to run the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). Read More »

BHU VC should act as responsible administrator: NCW


The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday ordered a magiesterial inquiry into the violence on Banaras Hindu University campus on September 23. An inquiry has been ordered into the violence on the campus. Reports are also doing the rounds that the BHU V-C's chair is now at risk for having failed to handle the situation. In an interview to a national daily, Tripathi said, "If we are going to listen to every demand of every girl we won't be able to run the university". Read More »

Jordin Sparks to sing the national anthem at Cards MNF football game


The Cowboys' decision to stand for the anthem itself drew praise from the president, who characterized it as "big progress being made". Many players including star running back Ezekiel Elliott remained kneeling. One person we spoke with said she felt embarrassed for the Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Lineman Alejandro Villanueva who stood by himself during the national anthem while the rest of his teammates remained in the locker room. Read More »

The US imposed sanctions against North Korean banks in Russian Federation


The official added that South Korea hoped these sanctions could "contribute to strengthening the worldwide community's resolve to faithfully enforce UNSC resolutions", and pressure North Korea into negotiating. And I'm wondering if that's the reason China, which seems to be on board in pressuring North Korea, recently shut down bitcoin markets. "We must do everything in our power to strangle the North Korean regime and end North Korea's nuclear threat". Read More »

President Trump chides 'so-called Republicans' on health bill


Republicans are facing a September 30 deadline to pass a repeal bill by a simple majority. Collins attributed her decision to vote "no" on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill to the partial score released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) late Monday afternoon. Read More »

US Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Kabul


Spelling out his Afghanistan policy in August, Trump invited India to play a bigger role in the country. India will not send troops to Afghanistan but will continue to work on development projects in the war-torn country, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Tuesday after talks on defence cooperation with a U.S. Read More »

Antonio Conte thanks Diego Costa for Chelsea contribution


But, having succeeded in forcing through his departure from Stamford Bridge, Costa landed in the Spanish capital to undergo a medical. Antonio Conte warned Alvaro Morata not to rest on his laurels after the Spain striker hit his first Premier League hat-trick in Chelsea's 4-0 demolition of Stoke City. Read More »

North Korea crisis: Mattis says goal "to solve this diplomatically"

They view the remark by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and a recent propaganda video simulating such an attack as tit-for-tat responses to fiery rhetoric by U.S. South Korean intelligence said that North Korea did not take any immediate action when the American bombers flew off its coast on Saturday, Tracy reports. Read More »

Charlie Nicholas reveals prediction for Rodgers' side in Champions League


Rodgers is confident the professional satisfaction his players would take from extending their European campaign into the second half of the season can be as powerful a motivational factor as any. We'll do everything we can to fight for the result'. So that's something we want to be able to do. "We saw that previous year too". Rodgers said: "You go into those games believing you can get a result, but it's only logical that if PSG bring their A-game and we bring our A-game, then PSG win". Read More »

US commerce secretary outlines China trade priorities


Trump is due to visit Beijing later this year and meet President Xi Jinping , who visited the United States in April. The Trump administration has made reducing bilateral trade deficits a central goal of trade policy, and opened talks to renegotiate free trade agreements with Canada and Mexico, and with Korea. Read More »

President Trump: United States Travel Ban Has Been Expanded; Countries Were Added


Annual visa grants to North Koreans number in the dozens, while the ban in Venezuela applies only to officials from the government of the Trump nemesis Nicolás Maduro, along with their family members. But it also adds North Korea , Venezuela , and Chad . Additionally, visitors who now have valid visas from the listed countries won't have their visas revoked. Read More »

Trump Expands Travel Ban To Include North Korea And Venezuela


The new proclamation includes specific conditions that restrict travel on a country-by-country basis and goes into effect October 18. Starting next month, most citizens of Iran , Libya , Syria , Yemen , Somalia , Chad and North Korea will be indefinitely banned from entering the United States , Trump said in a proclamation released Sunday night. Read More »

Twitter explains why it won't take down Trump's North Korea tweet

On Monday night, however, Twitter issued a statement from its official policy account in response to a barrage of pleas from users who were concerned that the president's tweets could incite nuclear war. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey referred to his feelings about Trump's Twitter use last December as "complicated". "This has always been internal policy and we'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it", Twitter said through its Public Policy account . Read More »

How the NFL Turned Colin Kaepernick's Protest Into #AllLivesMatter


The Arizona Cardinals linked arms and stood for the " Star-Spangled Banner " along with the Dallas Cowboys who knelt before the song. According to the Hollywood Reporter , a strong showing by CBS also helped lift the NFL's overall ratings after a blowout game between the Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins on NBC's " Sunday Night Football " was off 10%. Read More »

IRS now sharing information with special counsel Mueller


CNN reported Tuesday that the Manafort raid was the subject of inter-agency acrimony, with the IRS refusing to participate because of fears Mueller's team would interfere with their earlier financial probe. Manafort has been under investigation off and on for several years by the FBI. The network's report was based on "people briefed on the matter". Read More »

Trump targets Venezuela's government in new travel ban


The Venezuelan portion of the travel ban, therefore, focuses "on the government officials of Venezuela who are responsible for the inadequacies". Venezuela's Foreign Ministry denounced the travel restrictions as a form of "political and psychological terrorism". Read More »

Maria weakens to 'large tropical storm' amid movement north


Authorities warn that high winds and significant ocean and sound over wash and flooding are likely as Maria passes well offshore. Since Maria will be moving over waters churned up and cooled by Jose in recent days, its strength may be capped near Category 3 hurricane status. Read More »

Qatar Airways announces $2bn Boeing plane order


To date, Qatar Airways has more than 100 Boeing airplanes on order, including 20 of the new Boeing 737 MAXs. Mr Al Baker said in an interview that all of Qatar's options and purchase rights for the narrowbody jets "will be exercised". The delivery ceremony was attended by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Kevin McAllister, and Vice Chairman of the Boeing Company Ray Conner. Read More »

Sen. Bob Corker Retiring from the Senate in 2018


Corker leaves behind what should be a safe Republican seat in 2018 - Trump won the state with 61.1% of the vote in 2016. "Serving the people of Tennessee in this capacity has been the greatest privilege of my life". Corker, 65, took was elected in 2006 and is now serving his second term. Trump added, "Tennessee not happy! ". Corker, who chairs the influential Committee on Foreign Relations, has been weighing retirement for months but remained undecided about his future as recently as ... Read More »

Trump Warns Of "Devastating" Retaliation To North Korea Threat


China would face "the prospect of a re-arming" in the region and enhanced military activities in South Korea and Japan. Pyongyang says it needs the weapons to defend itself against the threat of a U.S. At the beginning this month, North Korea tested their most powerful nuclear weapon yet and claimed it to be a hydrogen bomb. He's saying things that should "never, ever" be said, alleged the US President. Read More »

Manchester City star named in European Team of the Week


Danny Murphy believes that Manchester United will win the Premier League title ahead of Manchester City this season. The race for the golden boot - won by Kane or Aguero in each of the last three seasons, and by Luis Suarez, Robin van Persie, Didier Drogba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Thierry Henry in the past - promises to be as intriguing as it has been for a long time . Read More »

UK's May To Meet With EU's Tusk To Unblock Brexit Talks


Theresa May arranged to meet Donald Tusk at the UN General Assembly in NY last week and their talks will be held in parallel with the latest round of Brexit negotiations in Brussels . "But of course no one will ever tell me that Brexit is a good thing, because..." At the start of negotiations on Monday, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier called for a "moment of clarity" from the UK. Read More »

USA sanctions target several North Korea banks


In his brief address to reporters before heading to the airport, Mr Ri said that the global community had hoped that the "war of words between the DPRK and the United States not turn into real actions". Hong also said that it was unclear whether current North Korean military assets are capable of shooting down or intercepting United States military assets. Read More »

Woman left toddler alone in hot vehicle at Disney resort, deputies say


She didn't say much else. An employee was preparing to begin his shift when he heard a crying child, who was seated in a auto that wasn't running, Tejada-Monforte said. Deputies said the auto was parked in an area that had no shade and the temperature inside the vehicle was 113.5 degrees. The child was taken to Florida Hospital Celebration Health where she was in stable condition, deputies said. Read More »

Tillerson meets Cuba minister on 'attacks' on U.S. staff


Cuba has denied any involvement in the incidents, which have threatened its already fragile detente with its northern neighbor. The late-day meeting comes at the request of Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez, U.S. Last week, USA diplomats held another high-level meeting with Cuba amid concerns about the incidents. Yet while the USA has avoided blaming Cuba directly for the incidents, the growing public outrage has forced both countries to adopt a tougher tone. Read More »