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Consequences of military action against North Korea may be horrific Consequences of military action against North Korea may be horrific
- September 11, 2017

But, in a warning to Pyongyang, South Korea conducted exercises involving warships, F-15 fighter jets and land-based ballistic missiles, simulating an attack on North Korea's nuclear test site. The Council has adopted Resolution 2356 designating high-ranking North Korean government officials and the military's Strategic Rocket Forces Command for individual sanctions. (more...)
Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico Katia downgraded to tropical storm as it moves into Mexico
- September 11, 2017

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Mexico is also dealing with the aftermath of a powerful natural disaster on Thursday night. The center of the system touched the coastline at approximately 9:30 p.m. Hurricane Katia is strengthening as it bears down on Mexico's Gulf coast. The two people died in Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz state, when mud loosened from a hillside by Katia's rains trapped them in their home, Luis Felipe Puente, head of Mexico's national emergency services, told ... (more...)
China says it will back new measures against N.Korea China says it will back new measures against N.Korea
- September 11, 2017

After Kim's pariah regime claimed it carried out a hydrogen bomb test over the weekend, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States would be seeking a vote at the council on new sanctions on September 11. But in a phone call with US President Donald Trump Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China remains firm in its wish to resolve the issue through talks leading to a peaceful settlement. (more...)
Richard Branson to ride out Hurricane Irma in wine cellar Richard Branson to ride out Hurricane Irma in wine cellar
- September 11, 2017

Necker and the whole area have been completely and utterly devastated. It also has a female-sounding name; a study in 2014 found more people die in hurricanes with female names because those storms are underestimated due to gender bias. "Homes can be rebuilt but lives can't", he wrote. "We had some lovely guests staying on Necker Island who have cut their trip short for safety reasons, and another group of guests have also postponed". (more...)
Police continue to search for missing pregnant teacher in Maryland Police continue to search for missing pregnant teacher in Maryland
- September 11, 2017

Wallen's sister, Jennifer Kadi, might have been one of the last people to make contact with her since she disappeared. Authorities aren't saying much about the vehicle discovery, but Sgt. She is believed to be at least three months pregnant. They also confirmed her excitement over her pregnancy. "They're just hoping and praying every day and every hour and every class that all of this turns out OK", said Brian Bassett, with Howard County Public Schools. (more...)
President Moon seeks public understanding for THAAD deployment President Moon seeks public understanding for THAAD deployment
- September 11, 2017

Jung Sung-ho. "Any new actions taken by the global community against the DPRK should serve the objective of curbing the DPRK's nuclear and missile programmes, while at the same time be conducive to restarting dialogue and consultation", he said, referring to North Korea by the initials of its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (more...)
Swedes warned against trips to North Korea Swedes warned against trips to North Korea
- September 11, 2017

On the possibility of North Korea staging a war, 58 percent said there is no likelihood while 37 percent said it could be possible. Russian President Vladimir Putin enters a hall before a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia September 7, 2017. (more...)
Hurricane Irma Made Worse by Climate Change, Scientists Say Hurricane Irma Made Worse by Climate Change, Scientists Say
- September 11, 2017

Lingering and potential threats from hurricanes off the southern USA coast are testing everything from gasoline supplies to oil production, analysis finds. And that's not even the worst part. Hurricane Jose and Katia. Platts reported that Katia could impact Mexico's port loading activity. Irma was a Category 5 hurricane, the most unsafe measure by the National Hurricane Center, before being downgraded to Category 4 early Friday after pummeling islands in the Caribbean . (more...)
Branson's Necker Island destroyed by Hurricane Irma Branson's Necker Island destroyed by Hurricane Irma
- September 11, 2017

Donald Trump's estate on St Martin island was destroyed by Hurricane Irma on Wednesday! Puerto Rico says that almost 900,000 people are without power, and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority gave a stunning warning Wednesday that parts of the island could be without electricity for up to six months. (more...)
Not one but two other tropical storms now in the Atlantic Not one but two other tropical storms now in the Atlantic
- September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma , a "potentially catastrophic " Category 5 storm churning in the Atlantic , is gathering steam as it makes its way toward the Leeward Islands , Puerto Rico and parts of Florida. Three hurricanes raging at the same time hasn't happened in the Atlantic Ocean since 2010, and at least two of them could affect the Harrisburg area as early as Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service at State College. (more...)
Ex-husband of Texas realtor arrested for her murder near Houston Ex-husband of Texas realtor arrested for her murder near Houston
- September 11, 2017

Steven McDowell, 44, was taken into custody and arraigned on homicide charges on Saturday after the body of Crystal Seratte McDowell, 37, was discovered in a wooded area in Chambers County. Days before Crystal McDowell's remains were found, police found her vehicle in a flooded motel parking lot, but they say they're sure she wasn't a victim of the storm. (more...)
Hurricane Irma knocks down crane arm in Miami Hurricane Irma knocks down crane arm in Miami
- September 11, 2017

City manager Daniel Alfonso says officials knew Irma could be a serious threat with about a week's notice, and that wasn't enough time to take all the cranes down. "We will have a crew over to secure the crane as soon as the weather permits". The building was still in tact despite the crane's failure. The major exception, Whiteman said, is if a tornado forms, which "virtually nothing" would be able to withstand. (more...)
Pres. Trumps DACA tweets offer little relief for immigration rights organizations Pres. Trumps DACA tweets offer little relief for immigration rights organizations
- September 11, 2017

They contribute to Connecticut's economy. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Tuesday that the Obama-era program known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA, will end in six months to give Congress time to find a legislative solution for the so-called dreamers, most of whom brought to the USA illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas. (more...)
Liam Gallagher criticised for tweets about brother Noel Liam Gallagher criticised for tweets about brother Noel
- September 11, 2017

A reported 14,000 strong crowd attended the concert which also features Blossoms, Rick Astley and The Courteeners on the bill. Noel Gallagher and his Flying Birds headlined the emotional We Are Manchester benefit concert Saturday at the Manchester Arena , the first show at the British venue since the terror attack outside an Ariana Grande concert on May 22nd killed 22 people. (more...)
Amari Cooper goes full Beast Mode for Raiders' first touchdown of 2017 Amari Cooper goes full Beast Mode for Raiders' first touchdown of 2017
- September 11, 2017

The Nashville Predators, fresh off their historic Stanley Cup Final bid, served as the Tennessee Titans honorary 12th man at Sunday's home opener against the Oakland Raiders . Defensively, the Raiders' matchup issues in the secondary are such they'll hope to avoid all throws over the top and force Tennessee to drive the length of the field to avoid big plays. (more...)
Gov. Kay Ivey warns Alabama to brace for tropical storm conditions Gov. Kay Ivey warns Alabama to brace for tropical storm conditions
- September 11, 2017

Ivey said in a written statement that the activations were made to ensure "our people are in place to respond immediately to whatever Irma may bring our way". Gov. Ivey was joined by Alabama Emergency Management Director Brian Hastings, acting Meteorologist-in-Charge at the National Weather Service in Birmingham and other members of the Emergency Operations Team. (more...)
10 militants dead, nine Egyptian policemen wounded in Cairo shootout 10 militants dead, nine Egyptian policemen wounded in Cairo shootout
- September 10, 2017

When the police forces approached to the apartment, terrorists opened fire on them, the official added. One of the security sources said authorities suspect the individuals to be members of Hasm, a group which has claimed several attacks around the Egyptian capital targeting judges and policemen since a year ago. (more...)
South Korean Leader Asks Russia to Help Stop North Korean Provocations South Korean Leader Asks Russia to Help Stop North Korean Provocations
- September 11, 2017

It has also caused diplomatic rifts between South Korea and its neighbor China , which Seoul says imposed unofficial sanctions on it after deployment began, with Chinese tourist groups encouraged to boycott South Korea and Chinese consumers attacking Korean companies online. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for three New Mexico children Amber Alert issued for three New Mexico children
- September 11, 2017

Anderson is driving a 2009 Kia Spectra with the new chile license plate AAYR80, according to a press release. The boys are 6, 8 and 9 years old and were last seen early Sunday morning and were taken from a home on the southwest side of Albuquerque. (more...)
Abe, Putin to hold talks amid North Korean nuclear crisis Abe, Putin to hold talks amid North Korean nuclear crisis
- September 11, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin urged North Korea to learn from the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, warning that it could suffer a similar fate unless it tones down its nuclear program, CNN reported. Putin falsely claimed that Russian Federation conducts no significant trade with North Korea, when in fact Russian Federation supplies a great deal of North Korea's fuel, imports slave labor from them, and increased its trade with them by an estimated 73 percent in the first few months ... (more...)

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