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Trump Adviser Says Military Option Not Preferred for North Korea Trump Adviser Says Military Option Not Preferred for North Korea
- September 17, 2017

And there's little sign that talks involving the U.S., North Korea and other interested countries can be arranged amid the nearly weekly barrage of weapons tests and threats, let alone stop the North's determined nuclear march. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for new sanctions "to be firmly imposed" in response to this latest North Korean missile test that violated Japanese airspace. (more...)
Moscow favours political,diplomatic solution of North Korea crisis Moscow favours political,diplomatic solution of North Korea crisis
- September 17, 2017

Cui on Friday cautioned against putting China-US trade on the table. "We again call on the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) to cease its provocative and highly risky actions that threaten the peace, stability and security of the region", Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said hours after Pyongyang fired another ballistic missile over Japan . (more...)
FPL: Power To Be Restored To South Florida By End Of Weekend FPL: Power To Be Restored To South Florida By End Of Weekend
- September 17, 2017

FPL said it has restored electric service to 325,580 customers in the region. Call 911 for life-threatening emergencies. In total more than 4.5 million FPL customers were affected by the storm, with over 1.6 million having their service restored already, mostly by automated devices. (more...)
UN Secretary-General condemns DPRK ballistic missile launch UN Secretary-General condemns DPRK ballistic missile launch
- September 17, 2017

Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 1% at session lows on continued weakness in financial stocks. Japanese shares shrugged off a weak start to end modestly higher as the dollar regained its footing against the yen after sliding in early trading. (more...)
Georgia cruises to 42-14 win over Samford as SEC play beckons Georgia cruises to 42-14 win over Samford as SEC play beckons
- September 17, 2017

The Bulldogs rushed for 284 yards, led by senior Nick Chubb, who led all rushers with 16 carries for 131 yards and two touchdowns, scoring on runs of 31 and 14 yards. He got his first home start and second replacing Jacob Eason, who remains out with a sprained left knee. The early three-and-outs served to be particularly damaging to the Samford defense because of the nature of its offense. (more...)
Options to address North Korea 'overwhelming' Options to address North Korea 'overwhelming'
- September 17, 2017

He says the government in Pyongyang has once again shown its "utter contempt" for its neighbors and for the entire world community by launching another ballistic missile over Japan, a US ally. "We will be there tomorrow and the day after, as we work to respond, recover, and rebuild". This isn't the first time Twitter noticed an awkward moment between US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. (more...)
Georgia customers without power Wednesday drops below half-million Georgia customers without power Wednesday drops below half-million
- September 17, 2017

Gould said that for the utility, which powers about half of the state, customers on Florida's east coast should have power back by the end of the weekend. Fire officials say we should evacuate ". The cooperative has suspended all late and collection fees until restoration efforts are completed. Outage Alerts - Subscribe to the free Georgia Power Outage Alert service to receive personalized notifications and updates via text message. (more...)
Statewide restoration efforts ahead of schedule — Georgia Power Statewide restoration efforts ahead of schedule — Georgia Power
- September 17, 2017

As of Tuesday afternoon, that number had decreased to 3.4 million. FPL said on Monday it was doing final checks before bringing back nuclear reactors that were powered down as Hurricane Irma hit Florida. Wilma, a devastating storm in its own right, did not reach as many areas of the state as Irma and affected only 21 counties, he said. "We thought we were going to have to move it to friends' houses who had power". (more...)
United Nations chief condemns N Korean's missile launch United Nations chief condemns N Korean's missile launch
- September 17, 2017

The Philippines on Saturday repeated its call on North Korea to stop its "provocations" and instead engage in talks to ease tensions after the rogue state conducted another missile launch in the face of tougher worldwide sanctions. "Currently the situation on the Korean Peninsula is complex, sensitive and serious". North Korea previously fired a ballistic missile over Japan on August 29, which also ended up in the Pacific Ocean. (more...)
6 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power 6 dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power
- September 17, 2017

The death toll from Hurricane Irma is climbing with authorities reporting six patients at a Florida nursing home died after it had lost power, as millions struggle with no electricity and scarce essential services in the storm-hit state. State records revealed a variety of problems at the center. Rescue crews began going door to door in the 94-degree heat to check on people and hand out water, ice and meals. (more...)
Beware of Georgia Power post-Irma scams! Beware of Georgia Power post-Irma scams!
- September 17, 2017

As of Thursday afternoon, Georgia Power has restored power to more than 850,000 customers, with another 135,000 still awaiting restoration. FPL is restoring power according to its detailed plan, which includes generation facilities going back on line first which restores power to critical infrastructure such as hospitals, police stations and 911 services, then they restore feeders which feeds the largest amount of customers along those lines and then come the smaller lines into individual ... (more...)
Yemeni captors did not harm me: Uzhunnalil Yemeni captors did not harm me: Uzhunnalil
- September 17, 2017

Uzhunnalil had been freed and brought to the Vatican City. In his first video message after being released on September 12, Father Uzhunnalil said he was "happy, strong in mind and soul" though he needed to recuperate. They spoke Arabic, I didn't understand them", he added, but "I was not afraid. "I used to do small exercises, freedom was there", he said in the press meet. (more...)
United States exhausting patience for diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: McMaster, Haley United States exhausting patience for diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: McMaster, Haley
- September 17, 2017

General Assembly in NY. As a presidential candidate he called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obsolete and, as president, during a visit to the alliance headquarters in Brussels, he shocked US allies by failing to underscore his commitment to their mutual defense. (more...)
Trump too see Irma damage, recover firsthand in Florida Trump too see Irma damage, recover firsthand in Florida
- September 17, 2017

The overall death toll from the storm climbed to 81 on Wednesday, with several hard-hit Caribbean islands accounting for more than half the fatalities, and officials continued to assess damage inflicted by the second major hurricane to strike the US mainland this year. (more...)
3 key numbers from the Sooners' win over Tulane 3 key numbers from the Sooners' win over Tulane
- September 17, 2017

TULANE: The Green Wave were solid in a 23-21 loss to Navy last Saturday, and were good again for much of the first half against Oklahoma. Oklahoma receiver CeeDee Lamb caught four passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns before he was ejected for targeting on a block in the second quarter. (more...)
Claim: Surrey Terror Raid Home 'Owned by Couple Who Foster Child Refugees' Claim: Surrey Terror Raid Home 'Owned by Couple Who Foster Child Refugees'
- September 17, 2017

Ronald and Penelope Jones, whose house in Sunbury-on-Thames was raided by armed police this morning, were both honoured by the Queen in 2009 for services to children and families. many of them have been told to leave their houses this afternoon. "We need baby stuff and our dog, at least they're allowing us back for that. They don't have much information when they will be allowed back in". (more...)
Manhunt in London after subway explosion injures at least 23 people Manhunt in London after subway explosion injures at least 23 people
- September 17, 2017

None of the injured are thought to be in a serious or life-threatening condition, according to the London Ambulance Service , which took 19 of the injured to hospitals. "I saw some people with burns, and things like that". "When I looked I saw people starting to get scared". "What we've seen in the last period across Europe is attempts by evil and cowardly individuals to kill, to injure and to disrupt our way of life and what we're not going to do is allow them to change how we live our ... (more...)
Russia-proposed UN Ukraine force must not deepen division Russia-proposed UN Ukraine force must not deepen division
- September 17, 2017

He also said the force should control the Ukrainian side of the border with Russian Federation and help stop the flow of heavy weapons, which cross the frontier to supply the separatists according to Kiev and its Western allies. Despite overwhelming evidence of its involvement, Moscow continues to deny that it has played a role in the fighting that has claimed more than 10,000 lives. (more...)
Iraq claims town near Syria border from IS Iraq claims town near Syria border from IS
- September 17, 2017

The towns in the border region with Syria and Hawija, a northern province close to the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, are the only urban centres still under Daesh control in Iraq. In recent months, Islamic State has suffered a series of military setbacks and lost ground in Iraq and Syria. Akashat lies at the crossroads between northwest Rutba and southeast of Qaim, 310 kilometers west of Ramadi, which seized by extremists in early 2014. (more...)
Turkey summons German envoy over 'terror' rally in Cologne Turkey summons German envoy over 'terror' rally in Cologne
- September 17, 2017

The PKK, considered a terror group by Turkey and its Western allies, has been waging a three-decade-long insurgency against the Turkish state. Even though the Interior Ministry updated its list of prohibited PKK symbols in March, the demonstrators carried banned posters of jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan and the symbols of the organization. (more...)

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