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'Unprecedented, serious and significant threat': Japan's prime minister on North Korea launch 'Unprecedented, serious and significant threat': Japan's prime minister on North Korea launch
- September 01, 2017

Washington negotiated with China, Pyongyang's ally and main trading partner, for a month to reach agreement on the latest sanctions banning exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood. "The wild military acts of the enemies are nothing but the rash act of those taken aback" by North Korea's missile launch as the first military operation in the Pacific, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said. (more...)
Fernando Alonso set for 35-place grid penalty for engine swap Fernando Alonso set for 35-place grid penalty for engine swap
- September 01, 2017

After three years Alonso has little to show for his time with the two legends whose attempts to recreate the success of the late 80s and early 90s have fallen spectacularly flat. "They now have three years of experience and are helped from the outside in the right direction". "So we all want the same thing, to be competitive". (more...)
PM To Send Warship To Pacific Following North Korea Threat PM To Send Warship To Pacific Following North Korea Threat
- September 01, 2017

North Korea's missile programme presents an "unprecedented threat to global security", Theresa May said as she vowed to speed up the implementation of sanctions against Kim Jong Un's regime. After the latest launch Trump said negotiations were "not the answer", tweeting: "The US has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". (more...)
Dalit Student Who Fought NEET Exam In Supreme Court Found Hanging Dalit Student Who Fought NEET Exam In Supreme Court Found Hanging
- September 01, 2017

The teenager, while challenging NEET before the apex court, had said that she would be able to study medicine if the admission to a medical college was based on her Class XII board exam results. "We have also learned that the victim was depressed as one of her classmates said she had shared her intention of committing suicide", the source added. (more...)
Trump Administration settles lawsuit for first travel ban Trump Administration settles lawsuit for first travel ban
- September 01, 2017

President Trump's first executive order, which denied access into the USA for people from several Muslim-majority countries, birthed series of legal tussles after some people carrying valid visas were denied entry and sent back to their home countries. (more...)
FBR Co Brokerages Give Vera Bradley, a $12.00 PT FBR Co Brokerages Give Vera Bradley, a $12.00 PT
- September 01, 2017

The stock has a consensus recommendation of "Hold" and a consensus price objective of $11.83. Vera Bradley had 18 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Moreover, Quantbot Techs L P has 0.01% invested in Vera Bradley, Inc . Vera Bradley expects to produce between $112 million and $117 million of revenue during the third quarter, down from $126.7 million during the third quarter of 2016. (more...)
Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea
- September 01, 2017

KCNA via ReutersMay's pressure on China echoed those of the current USA administration, which announced a fresh round of sanctions last week targeting Chinese and Russian companies and individuals for supporting North Korea's nuclear development. (more...)
May: Chinese pressure is best way to rein in North Korea May: Chinese pressure is best way to rein in North Korea
- September 01, 2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has urged Washington not to use force against North Korea , as tensions surged after the latest missile test by Pyongyang. The missile flew over Japan's Hokkaido island. "We are working closely with the fleet to develop this important new capability, and this was a key milestone in giving our Aegis BMD ships an enhanced capability to defeat ballistic missiles in their terminal phase", said MDA Director Lt. (more...)
Three dead as Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in Three dead as Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site caves in
- September 01, 2017

An NDRF team comprising of 45 personnel was rushed to the cave-in site and a team of divers have also been pressed into service. According to the official, the woman was killed when the two-wheeler she was driving fell into the canal. She blamed the Delhi government for poor maintenance of the landfill site, which is spread across 70 acres. Five people have been rescued so far. More cars are also reportedly stuck under the debris. (more...)
Nurse Arrested For Refusing To Draw Blood From Unconscious Patient Nurse Arrested For Refusing To Draw Blood From Unconscious Patient
- September 01, 2017

Alex Wubbels was working as a charge nurse at the University of Utah Hospital when Police Detective Jeff Payne demanded a blood sample from a truck driver who was hospitalized after a vehicle crash on July 26, Deseret News reported. Wubbels then called her supervisors and placed them on speakerphone while Payne said she was going to jail for interfering with a criminal investigation. (more...)
Eight dead as 3.8 inch rain cripples life in Karachi Eight dead as 3.8 inch rain cripples life in Karachi
- September 01, 2017

Daily life was disrupted in Karachi as several areas - including North Karachi, Nazimabad, Drigh Road - were submerged in the rainfall, Dawn reported. Nearly 90 percent of the main business and commercial centers and markets remained closed due to heavy rains, which, according to the meteorological department, are likely to lash the city for next 48 hours. (more...)
Moon to Hold Summit with Putin Next Wednesday Moon to Hold Summit with Putin Next Wednesday
- September 01, 2017

This file photo taken on May 10, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waving from a balcony of the Grand People's Study House to participants of a military parade and mass rally on Kim Il-Sung square in Pyongyang. On Thursday, the South Korean president will deliver a keynote speech at the forum, which was established in 2015. Regarding the meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Park said that the two sides have agreed to hold a summit and are now working on the details. (more...)
Trump Says US Pays N. Korea 'Extortion Money' - What Does That Mean? Trump Says US Pays N. Korea 'Extortion Money' - What Does That Mean?
- September 01, 2017

The requested budget for 2018 would amount to 5.26 trillion yen (around $48 billion) and represents a 2.5 percent increase from a year ago. The move has been questioned by China, however, which Tokyo sees as another security concern. military was ready with military options if the aggression continues. "We're not talking to the North Koreans right now", Mattis told reporters in an impromptu appearance at the Pentagon. (more...)
N. Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction' N. Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction'
- September 01, 2017

On the Korean Peninsula, Trump earlier this month threatened "fire and fury" against Pyongyang if it did not stop threatening the USA, which did not seem to deter North Korea from testing its missiles and threatening Guam . If approved, it would be the sixth annual increase since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe retook office in 2012. "We think that China has a role to play and we'd encourage China to do everything it can to bring pressure on North Korea to stop this". (more...)
Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister meets President Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister meets President
- September 01, 2017

Under the 99-year lease agreement, China's state-run conglomerate China Merchant Port Holdings or CMPort is to invest up to $1.1 billion in the port. "External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj calls on President Sirisena and discussed bilateral issues of mutual collaboration", Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar tweeted. (more...)
Everton star Wayne Rooney arrested on suspicion of drink driving Everton star Wayne Rooney arrested on suspicion of drink driving
- September 01, 2017

He lives with his wife Coleen and their three children, Kai, Klay and Kit - with a fourth child on the way. Rooney recently secured a fairy-tale return to boyhood club Everton from Manchester United and recently retired from global football to focus on his club career. (more...)
Drowned cop heroically refused to stay home amid flooding: chief Drowned cop heroically refused to stay home amid flooding: chief
- September 01, 2017

Perez was a "dedicated individual that would not just show up to work", Acevedo said . A 60-year-old veteran Houston police officer died after he drove into floodwaters on his way to work Sunday morning, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said in an emotional press conference on Tuesday. (more...)
Kenya's Supreme Court declares presidential vote invalid, calls for new polls Kenya's Supreme Court declares presidential vote invalid, calls for new polls
- September 01, 2017

Kenyatta was declared the victor last month by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Odinga's initial claims of falsified votes and electoral system hacking did not hold up to expert scrutiny, suggesting his formal petition will meet the same fate. (more...)
Victory Declared Over Islamic State in Iraqi City Of Tal Afar Victory Declared Over Islamic State in Iraqi City Of Tal Afar
- September 01, 2017

Lt. Gen. Sami al-Aridhi, a top commander in Iraq's counterterrorism forces, said that many ISIS jihadists had managed to escape, but not due to any agreement with the security forces. A statement by the Iraqi Joint Operation Command (JOC) said that the 9th Armored Division, federal police and its special forces, known as Rapid Response, freed the neighborhoods of the town of Ayadhiyah, some 11 km north of newly-liberated city of Tal Afar. (more...)
Foster hints at Irish language act to kick-start power sharing Foster hints at Irish language act to kick-start power sharing
- September 01, 2017

Already some senior members of her party such as East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson have said the talks have little chance of succeeding and that it is time to introduce direct rule from Westminster. "The statement by the DUP leader demonstrates that they have not listened or acknowledged the reasons of Martin's resignation. We have previously supported practical measures for the Irish language and we will do so again if we can reach a wider agreement on these matters", she told the executive. (more...)

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