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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...)
Congressional leaders to meet with Trump next week Congressional leaders to meet with Trump next week
- September 01, 2017

It seems sure that GOP leaders will move to reverse the disaster aid cut next week. However, the federal government has only $2.3 billion left in its disaster coffers and, with Houston still largely submerged... Cole added. The aides spoke on condition of anonymity to disclose a meeting that hadn't yet been announced. "We expect to hear their proposal for getting done all that we have to get done in September", Schumer spokesman Matt House said. (more...)
"President Trump: "We Are All Grieving With You"
- September 01, 2017

Trump has taken a hands-on approach to the developing tragedy. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said more than 450,000 people were expected to seek disaster assistance because of catastrophic flooding. On Wednesday, Trump offered his most heartfelt remarks to date. Trump, who is suffering through a long stretch of low approval ratings, has been particularly eager to seize the moment. (more...)
Who is Davide Zappacosta? Chelsea's £23m deadline day bid accepted by Torino Who is Davide Zappacosta? Chelsea's £23m deadline day bid accepted by Torino
- September 01, 2017

Drinkwater has not played for Leicester this season due to a thigh injury but could be in line to make his Chelsea debut against his former club at the King Power Stadium on September 9. He has been capped four times by Italy and played under Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during his time as national coach. However, the England worldwide opted to leave Arsenal for Liverpool instead as he was promised the chance to shine in midfield. (more...)
BJP combine sweeps Kakinada polls BJP combine sweeps Kakinada polls
- September 01, 2017

The opposition YSRC won 10 seats. Selected as a smart city, Kakinada, has strong Kaput community presence where a agitation for OBC status for Kapus is on for past one year. Counting process has started in Kakinada to decide the result for Kakinada Municipal Corporation election which took place recently. To win the election, two parties gave high priority to Kakinada Corporation polls and top-brass from both TDP and YSRCP (including ministers) have campaigned extensively. (more...)
Toddler, mother abducted in Adams County Toddler, mother abducted in Adams County
- September 01, 2017

Authorities have found the vehicle at 1741 Cypress Street near the area of Lakeview and Stone in Pueblo. "Venzor-Gonzalez is described as standing 5'6" tall, Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes. According to the alert, Gonzalez's Honda sedan had been seen heading south on Interstate 25 in the Pueblo area shortly before 2:30 p.m. Zayde was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and black shorts. (more...)
Zara founder Amancio Ortega beats Bill Gates to become world's richest man Zara founder Amancio Ortega beats Bill Gates to become world's richest man
- September 01, 2017

He now has a $200 million edge over Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, due in part to a particularly good week for the stock of Inditex , Zara's parent company. 2 spot in recent weeks. . Mr Ortega was a co-founder of Inditex over three decades ago and it's not the first time he has managed to climb to the top of Forbes' list. (more...)
Year old Class-3 Student slapped Forty Times by Lucknow Teacher Year old Class-3 Student slapped Forty Times by Lucknow Teacher
- September 01, 2017

She also pushes the child and pulls him by the collar. A teacher has been fired after being caught on CCTV slapping a pupil 40 TIMES in the face - because he failed to answer the register. The father of the student said that principal has promised them that the teacher will be suspended soon. Later, Ritesh's father lodged a complaint against the teacher in the local police station and an FIR was registered against her for voluntarily causing hurt to the child, said station officer Brijesh Rai. (more...)