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Congress sends aid bill, debt hike to Trump Congress sends aid bill, debt hike to Trump
- September 11, 2017

Not so long ago, Trump delighted in unveiling Cohn, his new top economic adviser and a wealthy former investment banker like a trophy at photo-ops. President Trump struck this deal with Democrats, and the fact that he went around his own party is rattling Trump's conservative allies while Democrats say it could be the beginning of an unlikely partnership. (more...)
Fire erupts in govt building in Pakistan; 2 killed Fire erupts in govt building in Pakistan; 2 killed
- September 11, 2017

Fire erupted in Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) building in Islamabad, while fire brigade reached the venue to extinguish it. 2 people have died after jumping off the building to save their life. Later in the day, fire Tenders of Pakistan Navy also arrived at the site to take part in the operation to stop the fire from spreading. Initially, the fire started due to a short-circuit in an air-conditioning plant and nearly engulfed the entire tower which is located on the Constitutional ... (more...)
Here's Why North Korea Vs US War 'Not Happening' In Near Future Here's Why North Korea Vs US War 'Not Happening' In Near Future
- September 11, 2017

North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date on Sunday, detonating a device that it claimed was a hydrogen bomb created to be carried by a long-range missile capable of reaching mainland United States. On Monday, at the United Nations in New York, US envoy Nikki Haley argued that only the strongest sanctions would enable the problem to be resolved through diplomacy. (more...)
Alex Wootton Lights Up Thomond Park With Sensational Four-Try Performance Alex Wootton Lights Up Thomond Park With Sensational Four-Try Performance
- September 10, 2017

The valiant Cheetahs , whose scrum and running game improved in the closing stages, will learn a lot from his eight-try mauling. Ian Keatley , 9. Duncan Williams. The Director of Rugby has made one change from the side who beat Benetton Treviso comprehensively - with Ian Keatley coming into the fly-half position in place of Tyler Bleyendaal. (more...)
Ministry: More THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday Ministry: More THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday
- September 11, 2017

The move comes after North Korea's recent string of ballistic missile and nuclear tests. Two launchers have been operational at the site since May. The United States and South Korea are moving forward with plans to install four more Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) rocket launchers at a USA base in Seongju, in spite of widespread opposition and protests from local residents and activists. (more...)
'US does not support tactical nuke deployment to South Korea' 'US does not support tactical nuke deployment to South Korea'
- September 10, 2017

North Korea has ratcheted up worldwide tension and fear with its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday, but South Koreans feel increasingly doubtful it would start a war, a poll showed on Friday. Officials stressed the government's stance that the additional launchers are a "tentative" measure resulting from the urgent threat posed by North Korea. (more...)
North Korea crisis: South Korean protesters clash with police over THAAD North Korea crisis: South Korean protesters clash with police over THAAD
- September 10, 2017

Clashes occurred throughout the night as some 400 residents fought police officers near their community center in Seongju. They continue to block the only road leading to the site. The new government of President Moon Jae-in had considered whether to stick to the decision to deploy THAAD, but it ultimately chose to keep the agreement as the North ratcheted up its nuclear and missile provocations. (more...)
Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD
- September 10, 2017

President Moon Jae-in has not yet spoken to Chinese President Xi Jingping on the phone since the North's latest nuclear test on Sunday. The demand contradicted the stance of their host, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has dismissed sanctions as a solution. (more...)
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump
- September 10, 2017

The Seoul-based Asia Business Daily reported that North Korea was preparing to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile before Saturday. His comments reflect concern that the US could renege on the alliance as North Korea develops the capability to target American cities with nuclear weapons. (more...)
Trump calls for a tax reform 'speed-up' in light of Hurricane Irma Trump calls for a tax reform 'speed-up' in light of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Jeff Masters, director of the Weather Underground forecasting service, said Thursday that the biggest threat to Mar-a-Lago won't be Irma's winds, which could top 140 miles per hour (225 kph) when it reaches Palm Beach. Earlier Friday, FEMA Administrator Brock Long warned at a news conference that parts of Florida would be out of electricity for days, if not longer, and that more than 100,000 people may need shelter. (more...)
Military strikes against North Korea 'not first choice' Military strikes against North Korea 'not first choice'
- September 10, 2017

The White House stressed the USA and Chinese leaders' joint commitment to ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons . Russia's exports of crude oil to North Korea are about 40,000 tonnes a year. A United Nations human rights investigator said in 2015 that North Korea was forcing more than 50,000 people to work overseas, mainly in Russian Federation and China, earning between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion a year. (more...)
Is Irma really one of the strongest hurricanes ever? Is Irma really one of the strongest hurricanes ever?
- September 11, 2017

Accurate forecasts can be life-saving, partially because they increase the confidence residents have in storm predictions and make them more likely to follow evacuation orders. The question is how we will choose to process, understand, and act on them. Considering how much is at stake for the future of humans on the planet, one would think that the sensible thing to do is to allow a variety of views to flourish, which would allow us to pick sense out of nonsense and to challenge ... (more...)
Are Makers Of Simran Upset With Kangana Ranaut? Are Makers Of Simran Upset With Kangana Ranaut?
- September 10, 2017

She also slammed director Karan Johar 's production house, Dharma Productions. Expressing their unhappiness, the makers said they feel the focus has completely shifted from the film to Kangana only, according to fresh reports. Rangoli tweeted, "When someone bares her soul don't call it circus, you are a black spot on womanhood". So when the actress was asked to react on her sister's tweets, Kangana called her impulsive and a bit hormonal. (more...)
US Sen. John McCain talks cancer, legacy and 'Dreamers' US Sen. John McCain talks cancer, legacy and 'Dreamers'
- September 10, 2017

Though he faced criticism from some on the left for not acting on his tough rhetoric about President Donald Trump's policies, McCain has made returning to regular order a priority in the senate, casting the deciding vote against senate Republicans' repeal of the Affordable Care Act in July because it was not crafted with Democratic input. (more...)
Colin Trevorrow allegedly fired from Star Wars IX for being Colin Trevorrow allegedly fired from Star Wars IX for being "unbearable"
- September 10, 2017

In a brief statement from Disney , Star Wars Episode IX is now without a director as filmmaker Colin Trevorrow has departed the project over, yep you guessed it, creative differences. The multiple script drafts apparently also placed strain on the working dynamic, as it's been said they didn't satisfy the Lucasfilm top brass. "He's a hard guy. (more...)
Kirk Cameron Draws Controversy for Hurricane Comments Kirk Cameron Draws Controversy for Hurricane Comments
- September 10, 2017

And when He puts His power on display, it's never without reason. And we know that weather is sent to cause us to respond to God in humility, awe, and repentance... Sorry, no. A god who can't inspire awe and humility without slaughtering innocent people and destroying lives is not worthy of anyone's worship. "You are such an inspiration to us all!" After Houston suffered the worst flooding in recent memory from Harvey and Miami prepares to face a direct hit from Irma, the outspoken actress ... (more...)
Governor should convene TN assembly within a week: Stalin Governor should convene TN assembly within a week: Stalin
- September 10, 2017

TN leader of Opposition MK Stalin has set deadline for Governor Vidyasagar Rao. "Let the assembly get convened first". Chennai: A few hours before meeting Tamil Nadu governor C Vidyasagar Rao, DMK working president M K Stalin on Sunday said his party will form a government in the state which can not be shaken for the next 25 years. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull Says Voting 'YES' Won't Threaten The Institution Of Marriage Malcolm Turnbull Says Voting 'YES' Won't Threaten The Institution Of Marriage
- September 10, 2017

He reflected on a comment by former British prime minister David Cameron, who said: "I don't support gay marriage despite being a conservative, I support gay marriage because I'm a conservative". "No" campaign supporters have previously come under fire for allegedly using the children of same-sex couples to bolster their argument against marriage equality. (more...)
Pelosi Predicts Greater Leverage For Dems After Trump Deal Pelosi Predicts Greater Leverage For Dems After Trump Deal
- September 10, 2017

The program assists undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country as children. The message followed the Trump administration's announcement earlier this week that it was rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program but giving Congress six months to take action on it. (more...)
ESPN College GameDay headed to Clemson-Louisville? ESPN College GameDay headed to Clemson-Louisville?
- September 10, 2017

The game time, set for 3:30 p.m., could be moved to 8 p.m.to fill the primetime slot that came open when the ACC rescheduled the Florida State-Miami matchup for October 7. 3 nationally last week, but could move into the No. 2 position after its win over Auburn and Ohio State's loss to Oklahoma Saturday night. Clemson has won all three games by a combined 15 points. (more...)