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25 people, mostly students, killed in Malaysia school fire 25 people, mostly students, killed in Malaysia school fire
- September 14, 2017

Firemen at work outside the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz Centre at Datuk Keramat which caught fire this morning. According to a Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department spokesman, six students and a member of the public were injured in the incident. (more...)
Nations slap N Korea with more sanctions Nations slap N Korea with more sanctions
- September 14, 2017

It was the ninth sanctions resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member council since 2006 over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programmes. North Korea's exports of clothes amounted to US$730 million a year ago, accounting for 25.8 percent of its total overseas shipments, according to the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA). (more...)
Two Egyptisn Soldiers, Five Militants Killed in Shootout at Sinai Military Checkpoint Two Egyptisn Soldiers, Five Militants Killed in Shootout at Sinai Military Checkpoint
- September 14, 2017

Egyptian security officials said the attack took place just outside the town of Rafah, on the Gaza border, and that the two conscripts died when the suicide bomber blew himself up. That attack killed five police. North Sinai has been caught in a crossfire between Egypt's security forces and militants since the ouster of the former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. (more...)
USA allies in Asia welcome new N. Korea curbs USA allies in Asia welcome new N. Korea curbs
- September 14, 2017

North Korea has made rapid progress in its nuclear and missile programs despite multiple sets of United Nations sanctions, and Go Myong-Hyun at the Asan Institute of Policy Studies said the latest measures were "not enough to cause pain". (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Gov. Scott Says Keys Face 'Long Road' To Recovery Hurricane Irma: Gov. Scott Says Keys Face 'Long Road' To Recovery
- September 14, 2017

The National Hurricane Center said it expects Irma to drop 5 inches to 8 inches (13 to 20 centimeters) of rain across SC and the northern regions of Georgia, Alabama and MS through Tuesday. Massive cleanup: Trees are down and streets are flooded, even though the storm surge wasn't as bad as officials had feared. The company said its customers on the state's east coast should expect most power to be restored by about September 17, while customers on the state's west coast should expect ... (more...)
3 customs officers arrested in 3 customs officers arrested in "rape table" case at Newark airport
- September 14, 2017

They maintain their innocence. All three are charged with forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating, and interfering with the two victims. Allegations of hazing in the agency came out in May this year, following comments from officers who claimed they had been victims of harassment at work. (more...)
U.S. government sued over 'unconstitutional' border searches of phones and laptops U.S. government sued over 'unconstitutional' border searches of phones and laptops
- September 14, 2017

That's compared to 8,503 in 2015 and 19,033 in 2016 - both annual statistics. But he said that all travelers are subject to searches, including of their electronic devices, as they enter the United States. Searches, however, are becoming more frequent. Officers searched approximately 15,000 electronic devices in the first half of fiscal year 2017, according to US Customs and Border Protection , nearly three times the total number of searches conducted in 2015. (more...)
Police pay: Was the prime minister right about salaries? Police pay: Was the prime minister right about salaries?
- September 14, 2017

It said pay was 16 per cent down. It comes as the government announced that the 1% cap on pay rises for police would be lifted . It shows they have lost touch with reality, if they ever had it, and are clueless as to the demands and dangers officers have to face on a daily basis to keep communities safe. (more...)
Missing pregnant teacher found dead, 1 arrested, police say Missing pregnant teacher found dead, 1 arrested, police say
- September 14, 2017

Laura Wallen, 31, last contacted her family on September 4 via text message. On Tuesday night, Montgomery County police announced they found Wallen's body and that a suspect was arrested. "She is still alive somewhere", Mark Wallen said Monday . Her father as well as the father of her unborn child made a plea for her safe return. Convicted murderer Gary Otte, 45, was executed Wednesday morning in Lucasville with a lethal combination of three drugs. (more...)
Maduro willing to meet Venezuelan opposition for talks Maduro willing to meet Venezuelan opposition for talks
- September 14, 2017

Nicolás Maduro said he welcomed the new round of dialogue after he received an official invitation from the former Spanish prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and Dominican foreign minister Miguel Vargas to resume the talks. "Zapatero and President Medina know very well that I have been a promoter of this dialogue and I accept this new day of dialogue", said Maduro. United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres said he fully supports the call for a new round of talks between the ... (more...)
Food worker charged with trying to kill baby in toilet Food worker charged with trying to kill baby in toilet
- September 14, 2017

Prosecutors say that when Redwood City police arrived, Lockner claimed said she didn't know she was pregnant and was "surprised the baby was born". The child was taken to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and placed in a medically induced coma. (more...)
Aung Sang Suu Kyi can't be stripped of prize, says Nobel institute Aung Sang Suu Kyi can't be stripped of prize, says Nobel institute
- September 14, 2017

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned there was a risk of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar that could destabilise the region. The Bangladeshi prime minister is visiting a struggling refugee camp that has absorbed some of the hundreds of thousands who fled recent violence in Myanmar. (more...)
Martin Shkreli's Bail Revoked as Judge Orders Him Sent to Jail Martin Shkreli's Bail Revoked as Judge Orders Him Sent to Jail
- September 14, 2017

On Tuesday, Shkreli submitted a letter to Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto , apologizing to the court and his lawyer, for "my awkward attempt at humor or satire", as he described it. Shkreli, 34, is best known for raising the price of an AIDS drug by 5,000 percent but was convicted by a Brooklyn jury of defrauding the investors in his hedge funds. (more...)
Roy Moore Says Debate Sponsors Have Ties to Washington Super PAC Roy Moore Says Debate Sponsors Have Ties to Washington Super PAC
- September 14, 2017

Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. But then we see the most cutting footage: former Gov. Robert Bentley introducing odd as his interim appointment to the Senate. Strange's camp said it would agree to Moore's conditions with a mutually agreed-upon mediator, and if the Moore campaign accepts a separate invitation to participate in a debate jointly hosted by the AARP and Raycom news media. (more...)
North Korea Insists Its Nuclear Weapons North Korea Insists Its Nuclear Weapons "Ensure Peace" On Peninsula
- September 14, 2017

The bomb is said to be the most powerful North Korea has ever tested, some three times more powerful than the United States atomic bomb that destroyed the Japanese city of Hiroshima in 1945. South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm when the four launchers added on Thursday will be operationally capable. South Korean officials say THAAD will strengthen the country's missile defenses, which now rely on Patriot-based systems, and will deter North Korea, which has missiles ... (more...)
Russia-Turkey S-400 supply deal worth more than 2 billion Dollars Russia-Turkey S-400 supply deal worth more than 2 billion Dollars
- September 14, 2017

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Turkey had already finalized and signed onto a purchase of Almaz-Antey S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems from Russian Federation. and other members of the military alliance. Erdogan remained defiant, making it clear on Tuesday that "nobody has the right to discuss the Turkish republic's independence principles or independent decisions about its defense industry". (more...)
BSF jawans among 5 injured in LoC firing BSF jawans among 5 injured in LoC firing
- September 14, 2017

According to officials after the firing the injured personnel were shifted to Army hospital at Poonch for advanced treatment. While the identity of injured BSF personnel was yet not known, police identified the injured civilians as Khurshid Ahmad and Mohammad Kabir. (more...)
Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missiles Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missiles
- September 14, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets mayors from his ruling AK Party during a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, September 13, 2017. "I can merely guarantee that all of the decisions made under this contract strictly agree with our strategic interests", he told the TASS news agency. (more...)
Hillary Clinton admits to being wary of Liz Warren in '14 Hillary Clinton admits to being wary of Liz Warren in '14
- September 14, 2017

When I was secretary of state, I came out of that job with I think a 69% approval rating because I was in service to my country it. Clinton also spoke about Russia's plan to influence the election, and brought up Trump associate Roger Stone's online mention that her campaign chair, John Podesta, would some have his time in 'the barrel, ' days before WikiLeaks released his emails. (more...)
Cambodia opposition says determined to run in 2018 elections Cambodia opposition says determined to run in 2018 elections
- September 14, 2017

The evidence presented against Kem Sokha so far is a video recorded in 2013 in which he discusses a strategy to win power with the help of unspecified Americans. Tall tales about USA plots with Kem Sokha "have completely, and intentionally, mischaracterised what the United States is doing in Cambodia", he added, calling them "classic red herrings". (more...)

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