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Tillerson presses China to put squeeze on North Korea Tillerson presses China to put squeeze on North Korea
- September 15, 2017

Security Council on Monday again voted unanimously on a USA -led resolution imposing a new round of sanctions on Pyongyang, banning textile exports and capping fuel supplies. Speaking ahead of the meetings, the Foreign Secretary said: 'I've seen first-hand the devastation Hurricane Irma has caused people in the Caribbean. (more...)
Trump says he's close to deal with Congress on DACA Trump says he's close to deal with Congress on DACA
- September 15, 2017

But now, previously loyal Trump supporters are angry, believing the president they elected is not following through on his election promises of tough immigration policies, as well as border protection. He confirmed, "the wall will come later". While Democratic leaders sought to declare the deal as a victory for their priorities, Republican votes will be needed for any immigration overhaul. (more...)
Grace Mugabe: Engels was "drunk and unhinged"
- September 15, 2017

Nearly a month after she was charged to court for allegedly attacking a South African model, Gabriella Engels , 20, with an extension cord, wounding her forehead and the back of her head for hanging out with her sons in a Johannesburg hotel, Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe has denied attacking the model. (more...)
Trump restates 'both sides' claim in Charlottesville blame game Trump restates 'both sides' claim in Charlottesville blame game
- September 15, 2017

It also urges the president and his administration to "speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and white supremacy", and calls on the Justice Department and other federal agencies to "use all resources available" to address the growing prevalence of those groups. (more...)
Trump says travel ban should be 'larger, tougher and more specific' Trump says travel ban should be 'larger, tougher and more specific'
- September 15, 2017

Rowley said the investigation was being led by the Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism command, supported by MI5. Trump is using the incident to defend his travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries. "It is not something we would comment on", a spokeswoman said. Khan, the United Kingdom capital's first Muslim mayor, responded to Trump's tweets on Friday by saying that, "I'm not going to go there". (more...)
In Defiance to Donald Trump: EU Calls for More Free Trade In Defiance to Donald Trump: EU Calls for More Free Trade
- September 15, 2017

Thomas de Maiziere reasserted the intention to maintain controls at the German border with Austria, which were not included in the Schengen accord. Juncker's said that his statement the European Parliament in his State of the Union Address was "in fact the resumption of a discussion that we Europeans have been having for many years". (more...)
Curfew imposed in Nigerian state Curfew imposed in Nigerian state
- September 15, 2017

Describing the campaign as an "obvious attempt to arrest the growing influence of the Nnamdi Kanu led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB )", the group stated that instead of employing military tactics to address the IPOB issue, the federal government should rather engage in dialogue with the pro-Biafra group. (more...)
Trump dismisses climate change question by contradicting himself on hurricanes Trump dismisses climate change question by contradicting himself on hurricanes
- September 15, 2017

Damage horrific but will be better than ever!" Restoring power is still a top priority in Florida . Among these "who told us so", pointing out the consequences of rising Carbon dioxide levels on the climate, were scientists throughout the world, writer/activist Bill McKibben, columnist and writer Thomas Friedman, President Obama and Vice President/film producer Al Gore, nearly every environmental organization, and me. (more...)
Cambodian leader wants US Peace Corps out amid row with Washington Cambodian leader wants US Peace Corps out amid row with Washington
- September 15, 2017

It came a day after Hun Sen announced his country would stop cooperating with a USA defense department program to recover the remains of Vietnam war-era soldiers missing in action. 14, 2017 he will retaliate against a USA halt on the issuing of most visas to senior foreign ministry officials and their families by suspending missions by US military-led teams searching for the remains of Americans missing in action from the Vietnam War. (more...)
JD Wetherspoon could switch to non-EU suppliers JD Wetherspoon could switch to non-EU suppliers
- September 15, 2017

Martin has previously criticised the EU and past year had said he would stop selling drinks brands from other European countries if senior EU leaders maintain a "bullying" approach to Brexit negotiations . The chairman of one of Britain's largest pub chains has said the EU's Brexit negotiators need to "take a wise-up pill", as the company reported a boost in annual sales driven by a strong summer. (more...)
ICICI Lombard IPO kicks off; will continue till Sep 19 ICICI Lombard IPO kicks off; will continue till Sep 19
- September 15, 2017

In this IPO , ICICI Lombard is offering a total of 8.62 crore equity shares in a move to raise about Rs 5,700 crore. The firm is among the largest general insurance companies in India. The brokerage has a "subscribe" rating on ICICI Lombard IPO. With a vast majority of the country's population rather young and employed, demand for non-life insurance products is certain to see a significant surge going forward. (more...)
American IS fighter surrenders in Syria American IS fighter surrenders in Syria
- September 15, 2017

In a report first published by The Daily Beast , the man (as yet unnamed) apparently surrendered to the Kurdish elements of the SDF, and has been detained. Earl Brown told The Daily Beast . Their home countries will be contacted for the next steps. Col. Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the U.S-led coalition fighting Islamic State, told reporters earlier that he was aware of the reports but referred questions to the State Department. (more...)
US Ban on Aircraft Sales to Iran Breach of JCPOA: Velayati US Ban on Aircraft Sales to Iran Breach of JCPOA: Velayati
- September 15, 2017

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. In July, he very reluctantly certified to Congress, based on advice from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and national security adviser H.R. The White House did not issue a statement announcing the extension of the sanctions waivers and left it to the State Department to make the move public. (more...)
Karim to continue as Kirkuk Governor, says Iraqi Parliament's dismissal 'illegal' Karim to continue as Kirkuk Governor, says Iraqi Parliament's dismissal 'illegal'
- September 15, 2017

Parliament speaker Salim al-Juburi said he had received a letter from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office calling for MPs to vote on the dismissal of the governor, Najm Eddine Karim. He did not disclose details of the plan, but said the discussion with the Kurdish leaders was "positive and constructive". "I will stay in office", he told Reuters. (more...)
Georgia governor expands state of emergency to include entire state Georgia governor expands state of emergency to include entire state
- September 15, 2017

Nathan Deal has expanded a state of emergency to include all 159 Georgia counties, Deal's office said. "We're taking precautions in every area but there are certainly things that we can not control", Deal said. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority resumed full service Tuesday. Customers are encouraged to visit the MARTA website or call customer service at 404-848-5000. (more...)
'Trump is off the Trump Train' 'Trump is off the Trump Train'
- September 15, 2017

A year ago, Coulter attacked Trump for almost the exact same reason: He said on the campaign trail that he would be open to allowing some undocumented immigrants to stay in the country legally, a day before Coulter published " In Trump We Trust ", which praised the then-candidate for his hardline immigration platform. (more...)
8 dead in Florida nursing home Irma left without air conditioning 8 dead in Florida nursing home Irma left without air conditioning
- September 15, 2017

Firefighters have now evacuated 115 people from the center and have claimed that many remain in critical condition. Four more patients died at or en route to a nearby hospital and a fifth was later identified as having died the night before. (more...)
Bitcoin price falls further amid China crackdown Bitcoin price falls further amid China crackdown
- September 15, 2017

Potentially the biggest catalyst has been the plummeting US dollar, which recently hit a two-and-a-half year low. At one point, China was responsible for 80% of Bitcoin trading . Thousands of investors as well as organizations in the midst of planning or conducting ICOs find themselves rudderless, both in terms of where they will host their operations and how the volatility of the currency will affect the raising of capital. (more...)
Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener Sammy cameo in vain as World XI lose opener
- September 15, 2017

Amla played an outstanding innings with a notable contribution of 72 runs for his team. While Hashim Amla smashed a delightful half century, Perera provided an excellent finish with a 19-ball 47. Ahmed Shehzad (43) and Shoaib Malik (39) had good starts but none of them went on to score big, as Pakistan found it tough going on a slow and low pitch. (more...)
Trump heads to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma Trump heads to Florida to survey damage from Hurricane Irma
- September 15, 2017

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that wealthy Americans will gain nothing under his tax reform plan and may even have to pay higher taxes. Trump quickly injected politics into the visit, telling reporters that he was hopeful that Scott, a two-term GOP governor, will challenge a Democratic senator next year. (more...)

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