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Putin Says He Believes US Willing To Defuse Korea Tensions Putin Says He Believes US Willing To Defuse Korea Tensions
- September 12, 2017

While describing additional sanctions as "the road to nowhere", Putin said Russian Federation was prepared to discuss "some details" around the issue, without elaborating. Two launchers have been operational at the site since May. Seonju residents and activists have raised worries over rumored health hazards linked to the system's powerful radar and the possibility the town will become a target of North Korean attacks. (more...)
Kentucky Ranks 44th in the USA on 'Happiness' Survey Kentucky Ranks 44th in the USA on 'Happiness' Survey
- September 12, 2017

To determine the happiest locations in America, WalletHub's analysts released its 2017's Happiest States in America report, which compared the 50 states across the key dimensions of emotional and physical well-being, work environment, and community and environment. (more...)
N.Korea warns U.S. over sanctions push N.Korea warns U.S. over sanctions push
- September 12, 2017

North Korea says the USA will pay "due price" for spearheading the U.N.'s effort to impose new sanctions against the regime. The maneuver follows North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear test , carried out on September 3. As many as 60,000 North Koreans are working in more than 50 countries, according to estimates from South Korea's foreign ministry. "But clear is the fact that the more recklessly the US resorts to irrational sanctions, pressure and military threats to the DPRK , ... (more...)
Hundreds of Soldiers From Camp Grayling Prepare to Head to Florida Hundreds of Soldiers From Camp Grayling Prepare to Head to Florida
- September 12, 2017

The aircraft are capable of moving supplies or personnel from confined locations or in areas with limited access. The soldiers took off from Davenport Aviation Facility. The Guard flew the American citizens in 11 different flights to safety in Puerto Rico. The group will go to MS to support the Florida National Guard. (more...)
Holly Bobo Jury selected with trial beginning on Monday Holly Bobo Jury selected with trial beginning on Monday
- September 12, 2017

Bobo was 20 when she disappeared from her home in the rural West Tennessee town of Parsons in April 2011. Her case received national attention, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said it was the most exhaustive and expensive investigation the agency ever conducted. (more...)
Narendra Modi had offered a cabinet berth to Supriya Sule: Sanjay Raut Narendra Modi had offered a cabinet berth to Supriya Sule: Sanjay Raut
- September 12, 2017

Rubbishing the claims, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Madhav Bhandari told the Hindustan Times , "Such contentions are not worth responding to.The Sena should focus on internal matters as, not the NCP , but the Sena's legislators were keen on joining the BJP". (more...)
Surveying the Damage: Irma Leaves Flooding and Destruction Across Florida Surveying the Damage: Irma Leaves Flooding and Destruction Across Florida
- September 12, 2017

On Monday, Jacksonville on the state's north Atlantic Coast reported a surge of more than 5 feet of water, according to the National Weather Service . Tens of thousands of people huddled in shelters watched for updates . States are obligated in most cases to pay a "match" for federal disaster aid, generally about 10 percent of the amount the federal government is paying in the immediate aftermath. (more...)
Manly Pool Shark 'Fluffy' To Be Released Back Into The Ocean Manly Pool Shark 'Fluffy' To Be Released Back Into The Ocean
- September 12, 2017

Close-by lifeguards watched out for the shark before it was exchanged to the pool on a stretcher. 'Literally about to take my boys for a swim, ' one witness captioned a video posted on social media. "He has had a chance to rest and recoup and hopefully we will be able to he release him a bit later today", he told the Nine Network . The shark washed shorewards around noontime and was not able come back to the water, flopping in the shallows. (more...)
"Uncontacted" Amazon Tribe Members From Brazil Allegedly Killed By Gold Miners
- September 12, 2017

She added that the killings reportedly took place sometime in August, and the prosecutor for the case, Pablo Luz de Beltrand, confirmed that they took place in the Javari Valley. Because the tribe is believed to be quite small, a killing spree on this scale is understood to have wiped out a fifth of their population. Isolated peoples are particularly vulnerable and indigenous groups in Brazil in general have complained that their way of life is increasingly under threat from land conflicts. (more...)
United Nations appeals for aid as Myanmar refugee exodus nears 300000 United Nations appeals for aid as Myanmar refugee exodus nears 300000
- September 12, 2017

A further 27,000 ethnic Rakhine Buddhists as well as Hindus have also fled violence that has gripped northern Rakhine, where worldwide aid programmes have been severely curtailed. The leaders also expressed concerns over the huge influx towards Bangladesh and its humanitarian and security consequences for the Government of Bangladesh, but at the same time lauded the host country's assistance and aid extended to the refugees. (more...)
Miss Texas slams Trump with white supremacist takedown Miss Texas slams Trump with white supremacist takedown
- September 12, 2017

Well, at last night's Miss America pageant , Miss Texas shocked everyone by giving a cogent and well-spoken answer to her question about the violent incident in Charlottesville and specifically Donald Trump's statement that some of the white supremacists were "very fine people ". (more...)
Atlantic hurricane season 2017: What you should know Atlantic hurricane season 2017: What you should know
- September 12, 2017

Martin and St. Barthelemy - numerous same islands devastated by Irma on Tuesday night and Wednesday. Hurricane Irma may be getting most of the headlines right now, but it's sharing the Atlantic with Hurricane Jose and newly formed Hurricane Katia , too. (more...)
Trump Hails Coast Guard Response to Irma Trump Hails Coast Guard Response to Irma
- September 12, 2017

Rick Scott, R-Florida, and others on the response, Trump said at the White House. "What they've done - I mean, they've gone right into that, and you never know". "If you talk about branding, no brand has improved more than the United States Coast Guard". The U.S. Coast Guard issued a press release Saturday urging people to use extreme caution if they venture off the NC coast this weekend due to the weather expected from Hurricane Irma. (more...)
Bike Cop Empties Hot Dog Vendor's Wallet, and His Justification is Laughable Bike Cop Empties Hot Dog Vendor's Wallet, and His Justification is Laughable
- September 12, 2017

University of California at Berkeley students are petitioning to have an officer removed from his post after he allegedly removed a wallet full of money from a hotdog vendor because he was operating without a license. The amount confiscated in the seizure was $60, according to Berkeley news website Berkeleyside.com . "The officer was tasked with enforcing violations related to vending without a permit on campus". (more...)
Irma knocks out power to almost four million in Florida: utilities Irma knocks out power to almost four million in Florida: utilities
- September 12, 2017

The company will lend some of its 16,000 workers brought in from across the country for Irma recovery after it has restored power to its own customers, company representatives said Saturday. The utilities had thousands of workers, some from as far away as California, ready to help restore power once Irma's high winds pass their service areas. (more...)
Troy Gentry Funeral Details, Public Celebration Announced Troy Gentry Funeral Details, Public Celebration Announced
- September 12, 2017

For those who can not attend, a livestream will be available through this Grand Ole Opry link . "One thing I know about Troy is, he always loved a good time; he always had a smile on his face and liked a good party, and I think tonight's a pretty damn good party, so here's to Troy Gentry ". (more...)
Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Israeli Muslims protest Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya
- September 12, 2017

Rakhine has been gripped by violence since militants from the Rohingya Muslim minority attacked security forces in late August, triggering brutal army reprisals that have left hundreds dead and pushed almost 3,00,000 Rohingya across the border to Bangladesh. (more...)
Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes Putin: North Korea will 'eat grass' before giving up nukes
- September 12, 2017

He is now calling for what he calls the most powerful sanctions ever against North Korea but still says the objective of such measures is to bring North Korea back to the negotiating table. A THAAD battery normally consists of six launchers, but only two have been operational so far at the site in rural Seongju. Russian Federation and China both share a border with North Korea. (more...)
Georgia reports its first Irma related death Georgia reports its first Irma related death
- September 12, 2017

Jacksonville was one of the hardest-hit cities in Florida , with wind gusts of 90 miles per hour being reported at the city's airport. SC could be impacted by severe weather, including tornadoes, heavy rains, flooding and high winds as the system makes its way through the Southeast. (more...)
France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe France discusses increased pressure on North Korea with Trump, Abe
- September 12, 2017

Newsmax reported on Thursday that sources close to Trump's national security team revealed that the order comes after Kim Jong Un's verbal threats against Guam, and the refusal to end the ballistic missile tests. The missile flew over Japanese territory and landed in the Pacific. For the second time in its history, Japan has carried out a series of anti-missile drills at a USA airbase in the northern Tohoku region, as tensions mount with North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons program. (more...)