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South Korea deploys THAAD anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters
- September 11, 2017

Wednesday's briefings come as the U.S. is preparing to respond to North Korea's latest nuclear test with a new United Nations Security Council resolution. "We will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea", Trump told reporters after the conversation. Japan is on high alert after a series of North Korean missile and nuclear tests, including one which passed over its territory. (more...)
Maduro Promotes Peace and Unity at OIC Meeting in Kazakhstan Maduro Promotes Peace and Unity at OIC Meeting in Kazakhstan
- September 11, 2017

Touching upon the title of the summit, science and technology, Rouhani said, "sicence and technology is of prime importance for the progress of countries, might of Islamic countries, and resolution of Islamic world problems". "The President will also have an interaction with the Pakistani scientists and intelligentsia based in Astana ", added the statement. President Mamnoon Hussain will represent Pakistan in the event. (more...)
N.Korea may launch 'another missile today' N.Korea may launch 'another missile today'
- September 11, 2017

At that time, some 1,300 policemen were dispatched to secure the operation. The THAAD system is created to intercept short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles at the terminal incoming stage. " There is no change in the government's position to make the final decision on whether the THAAD system will be deployed (in South Korea) after carrying out the general environmental impact assessment of the entire site thoroughly and fairly ", the ministry said. (more...)
Tens Of Thousands Demonstrate In London Against Brexit Tens Of Thousands Demonstrate In London Against Brexit
- September 11, 2017

Mr Blair and his supporters argue that the public was ill-informed about the likely impact of Brexit. Meanwhile, the Sunday Telegraph says an unrepentant Blair has called on MPs and Conservative ministers on the eve of the Brexit vote to rise up against the government and oppose Brexit, as he hinted at plans for a new political party to offer a second referendum. (more...)
Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions Russian Federation and South Korea at odds over North Korea sanctions
- September 11, 2017

Lavrov also said Moscow is "willing to consider" a USA draft resolution condemning North Korea's nuclear test submitted to the U.N. Security Council if its stance opposing a military response is taken into account. Moon had temporarily halted the installment of THAAD to conduct more environmental reviews and ease residents' concerns. There were 2.3 million fewer Chinese tourists in the five months through July from the same period previous year. (more...)
Putin Says At This Point, Sanctions Against North Korea Are 'Useless'
- September 11, 2017

Lee also said that senior officials of the South and the USA, including their foreign ministers and national security advisers, are also cooperating closely in real time, and the country has also been having discussions with Japan, China and Russian Federation at the right timing. (more...)
Republican Main Street Partnership forms new Capitol Hill caucus with OH ties Republican Main Street Partnership forms new Capitol Hill caucus with OH ties
- September 11, 2017

The board said "the honorable act" would be for Meadows "to announce an immediate challenge to Mr. Ryan surrounded by his Freedom Caucus supporters and Mr. Being an official caucus will give the group a formal presence on Capitol Hill to complement the work of another moderate GOP caucus, the Tuesday Group , to formally express opinions about legislation and set legislative priorities, a spokeswoman said. (more...)
Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Irma Tropical Storm Jose forms behind Irma
- September 11, 2017

Jose's path may put the storm over islands already damaged by Hurricane Irma . Hurricane Irma poses a risky threat for Florida about two weeks after Hurricane Harvey made landfall on Texas as a Category 4 storm, causing record flooding in Houston and other areas. (more...)
Monstrous Hurricane Irma Picked Up On Earthquake Detectors Monstrous Hurricane Irma Picked Up On Earthquake Detectors
- September 11, 2017

We're all concerned right now about the survivors of Hurricane Harvey after watching the devastating flooding over the last week. "Obviously, we are going to need more money, or FEMA's gonna need more money for Harvey, now with Irma, I think Congress is going to have to take some hard looks at how we fund disasters", Fugate said. (more...)
U.S. pushing for N.Korea oil embargo in United Nations, textile export ban U.S. pushing for N.Korea oil embargo in United Nations, textile export ban
- September 11, 2017

North Korea, which is pursuing its nuclear and missile program in defiance of worldwide condemnation, said it would respond to any new UN sanctions and USA pressure with "powerful counter measures", accusing the United States of aiming for war. (more...)
Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace
- September 11, 2017

South Korea deployed four remaining US anti-missile THAAD system launchers on Thursday created to protect against mounting threats from North Korea while protesters clashed with thousands of police in Seongju City, the deployment site. Sweden has had diplomatic relations with North Korea since 1973. His efforts have been hampered by bellicose rhetoric on all sides of the North Korean issue, and worsening relations between Seoul and Washington. (more...)
Top 10 finalists selected for Miss America competition Top 10 finalists selected for Miss America competition
- September 11, 2017

The final night of the 2018 Miss America Competition will kick off with the annual red carpet event at 6:45 p.m.in the ballroom at Boardwalk Hall. Miss Texas Margana Wood won the swimsuit competition Wednesday, and Miss Utah JessiKate Riley won the talent portion with a classical violin performance on a 115-year-old instrument she named "Sam". (more...)
Pope Left With Black Eye After Accident In Colombia Pope Left With Black Eye After Accident In Colombia
- September 11, 2017

Pope Francis was slightly wounded in the face on Sunday, bumping against one of the windows of his popemobile, which has suddenly braked in a neighborhood of Cartagena of the Indies, the last day of his visit to Colombia. After being seen with his injury by Colombian radio station "Caracol Radio", Pope Francis made light of the accident by joking that someone had punched him. (more...)
State braced for Irma State braced for Irma
- September 11, 2017

Olson stressed the city is very experienced in responding to disasters, and employees know how to respond to any storm impacts. The Carolinas-landfall scenario does seem the most likely now, but Irma's path did shift slightly back to the west early Thursday morning, meteorologist Don Schwenneker of ABC11 said . (more...)
$15.25bn emergency disaster fund approved by Congress $15.25bn emergency disaster fund approved by Congress
- September 11, 2017

More than dozen Senate Republicans voted no on the package that was agreed to by President Trump at the request of Democratic leaders. Lawmakers approved the legislation 80-17. The large emergency funding package, linked to the debt ceiling and government spending, could be the result of a contentious deal struck in the Oval Office Wednesday afternoon. (more...)
Hamas' Haniyeh Arrives in Egypt to Negotiate Easing Gaza Siege Hamas' Haniyeh Arrives in Egypt to Negotiate Easing Gaza Siege
- September 11, 2017

Egypt joined Israel in its siege on Gaza in 2013, following the overthrow of President Mohamad Morsi from the Muslim Brotherhood. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has accused Hamas of aiding Muslim Brotherhood militants in Egypt and enforced a blockade on the Palestinian territory. (more...)
IL sends utility crews, National Guard to Florida IL sends utility crews, National Guard to Florida
- September 11, 2017

Last week, the 177th fighter wing from Egg Harbor Township announced on its Facebook page that eight Army National Guard members and four Air National Guard members trained in medevac and hoist-rescue operations were deployed to Texas. Linda Varela, the 106th Rescue Wing executive officer. "We've got two task forces down there", AG Wilham said, "each of about 500 soldiers". While we don't want to have to put our training to the test during a tragedy, our citizen-guardsmen are prepared to ... (more...)
Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package
- September 11, 2017

The US Senate on Thursday (Sept 7) approved US$15.25 billion (S$20 billion) in aid for areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and other natural disasters, along with measures that would fund the federal government and raise its borrowing limit through Dec 8. (more...)
German female ref makes history as Leckie nets again German female ref makes history as Leckie nets again
- September 11, 2017

Steinhaus smartly allowed play to continue when Australia's Mathew Leckie scored for the hosts after 38 minutes despite a foul on Hertha's Vladimir Darida in the build-up. Werder, somewhat unlucky to be behind, levelled in the 59th minute when Delaney rifled home from the edge of the penalty area. Quick-fire goals from Brazilian defender Naldo and Austrian forward Guido Burgstaller after the break helped Schalke to a 3-1 win over promoted Stuttgart in the third round's last game. (more...)
Shark Attack On NSW North Coast Shark Attack On NSW North Coast
- September 11, 2017

The shark's teeth tore McGrath's wetsuit and left a gash on his right hip. Mr McGrath suffered cuts to his hip in the incident. "The impact lifted him up - the shark was coming from the deep and hit (Abe's board) with its nose and opened its mouth and latched onto the board", mate Bryce Cameron told the Northern Star after witnessing the attack. (more...)

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