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UN Envoy Slams North Korea's 'Reckless' Behavior UN Envoy Slams North Korea's 'Reckless' Behavior
- September 19, 2017

The 15-nation council condemned Friday's missile test in an emergency session and called on all countries to "fully, comprehensively and immediately" implement all U.N. The United Nations has been hampered by "bureaucracy and mismanagement", President Donald Trump said Monday in his first address before the global body, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. (more...)
Jose watch at Shore; surf ripping, flooding expected Jose watch at Shore; surf ripping, flooding expected
- September 19, 2017

By this point, Jose will either remain at minimal-hurricane intensity, weaken to a tropical storm or become a sub-tropical system. It is moving northward at 9 miles per hour off the U.S. Coastal Flooding: With the large waves , and astronomically high tides this week, there is likely to be some coastal flooding. The heaviest rain is likely to fall on southeastern New England and eastern Long Island from Tuesday to Thursday. (more...)
Trump wants to showcase USA military strength with DC parade Trump wants to showcase USA military strength with DC parade
- September 19, 2017

In France, the July 14 national holiday commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789, as part of the French revolution. "It was two hours on the button, and was military might, and I think a tremendous thing for France and the spirit of France". (more...)
Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back
- September 19, 2017

But it could mean that this president - who considers himself the world's greatest dealmaker - may be ready to "do deals" with the United Nations and its member countries and that Washington's cuts to its United Nations contributions won't be as crippling as widely feared. (more...)
Rosneft to reach gas pipeline deal with Iraqi Kurdistan Rosneft to reach gas pipeline deal with Iraqi Kurdistan
- September 19, 2017

Two sources close to the deal say Rosneft's investments would amount to more than $1B , Reuters reports. The Russian investments and past loans will be a huge boost for the Kurdistan Regional Government as Erbil looks increasingly isolated with Iraq , Turkey , Iran and Syria all strongly opposing the vote due to take place on 25 September. (more...)
Clinton considers contesting election results Clinton considers contesting election results
- September 19, 2017

Hillary Clinton has said that she "would not" rule out questioning the legitimacy of the 2016 USA election over the investigation into Russian interference. Republican Senator Cory Gardner fired back at Mrs Clinton on Monday, saying he is aware she has a book to plug but "she should be ashamed" for her "wildly irresponsible" comments. (more...)
President Trump condemns UN's 'bureaucracy and mismanagement'
- September 19, 2017

Nevertheless, experts agree that Mr Trump's speech will top the highlights of the 72nd General Assembly as commentators and diplomats alike wait to see which stance the unpredictable president will adopt. But the new course the president has charted for America has unnerved numerous roughly 120 world leaders who will gather in NY, many of whom were far more comfortable with President Obama. (more...)
Bangladesh 'appreciates' Turkish aid in Rohingya crisis Bangladesh 'appreciates' Turkish aid in Rohingya crisis
- September 19, 2017

Bangladesh, which is facing an unprecedented influx of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar , plans to build new settlements to house about 4,00,000 refugees that entered the country over the past three weeks. UNICEF Australia's Oliver White is in one of the those camps and says a massive immunisation program is underway to help prevent diseases spreading. (more...)
DA to announce DA to announce "significant development" in unsolved 1992 Agawam, Mass. homicide
- September 19, 2017

Four days after her disappearance, investigators found Ziegert's body in a wooded area about four miles from where she disappeared. Her throat had been cut and she had multiple stab wounds. Police said, "on the evening of Wednesday, September 13, as a part of this effort, Massachusetts State Police troopers attempted to notify Schara about this process, but he was not home and information was left with someone at the home". (more...)
Snapchat takes down Al Jazeera's channel in Saudi Arabia Snapchat takes down Al Jazeera's channel in Saudi Arabia
- September 19, 2017

It is still unclear what the violations were. Saudi Arabia boasts a large social media market, with a reported 8 million Snapchat users alone, mostly thanks to its high density of smartphone owners. Al Jazeera Media Network's acting Director-General Mostefa Souag denounced the move. The Discover Publisher story section on Snapchat allows media outlets such as Al-Jazeera to produce short clips... (more...)
Serbia's Leader Attends Gay Pride March for First Time Serbia's Leader Attends Gay Pride March for First Time
- September 19, 2017

But attendees rallied, carrying rainbow balloons and flags and a banner reading "For change". Many approached Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, greeting her and taking selfies. The first pride march in 2001 was marred with violence, and more than 100 people were injured during a gay pride event in 2010 when police clashed with right-wing groups and football hooligans. (more...)
Bank of England's Carney sees Brexit pushing up inflation, rate rise likely Bank of England's Carney sees Brexit pushing up inflation, rate rise likely
- September 19, 2017

Carney said Britain's current weakness is a rare experience over the past three decades, noting that the only other times it's trailed the pack were in the depths of the global financial crisis around 2008-9, and following the collapse of an economic boom in the late 1980s that had been fueled by tax cuts and deregulation in financial markets. (more...)
Pedro Caixinha not anxious about speculation over Rangers future Pedro Caixinha not anxious about speculation over Rangers future
- September 19, 2017

It came from taking too many touches. A lot was expected of the £2.5million signing from Guadalajara but he has so far only been given three brief substitute run-outs. The Ibrox outfit were looking to put pressure on Celtic and Aberdeen ahead of their fixtures this afternoon, but they had to settle for a 2-2 draw with 10-man Partick Thistle last night. (more...)
Hollywood nursing home rated 'below average' Hollywood nursing home rated 'below average'
- September 19, 2017

An initial news release from the city of Hollywood said that three patients were found dead in the facility early Wednesday, while others were taken to the hospital and pronounced dead there. Officers are checking all of the other 42 assisted living facilities in Hollywood as a precaution, officials said. Police said they have obtained a search warrant for the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, a facility that had a history of citations and poor inspections. (more...)
Oklahoma Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting Sunday Oklahoma Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting Sunday
- September 18, 2017

The officers returned gunfire. Authorities did not immediately release the names of those involved. OSBI reported the officers did fire back at the man before he escaped inside. The suspect subsequently barricaded himself inside the home before surrendering to authorities several hours later. That officer has since been mediflighted to an Oklahoma City hospital in critical condition. (more...)
Iran confident IAEA will remain impartial: Nuclear chief Iran confident IAEA will remain impartial: Nuclear chief
- September 18, 2017

Also, speaking at the seasonal meeting of the IAEA Board of Governors in Vienna on September 11, Amano said that Iran is honoring its nuclear commitments. The nuclear deal is expected to be a major topic of discussion at the general assembly of the United Nations starting this week in NY. "Any move or measure to weaken or undermine the conditions outlined in the nuclear agreement, with any political motive or excuse will mar or endanger this historical achievement", asserted Mr. (more...)
Sushma arrives in NY for UNGA session Sushma arrives in NY for UNGA session
- September 18, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono took place in the New York Palace hotel and lasted for more 30 minutes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi , whose hectic global diplomacy has focused on bilateral meetings and visits, will miss the UNGA session again this year, leaving Sushma Swaraj as the standard-bearer. (more...)
Dawood's younger brother arrested in extortion case Dawood's younger brother arrested in extortion case
- September 18, 2017

Iqbal was picked up by Thane Crime Branch's anti-extortion cell from his Dongri home on Monday evening. His residence was a building away that had now been vacated. In 2003, Kaskar was deported from Dubai to Mumbai to face trial in a murder and the Sara Sahara case, which concerned the illegal construction of two shopping complexes on government land near Mumbai's Crawford Market. (more...)
Man accused killing wife, blowing up home to cover up crime Man accused killing wife, blowing up home to cover up crime
- September 19, 2017

I don't want to rule out anything. The house exploded and caught fire Wednesday. The blast engulfed the home in massive flames before leveling it. A woman whose body was found in the explosion wreckage on Stratton Way was the victim of "homicidal firearm trauma", the Dane County Medical Examiner said in a news release Sunday. (more...)
Woman found dead at Sydney northern beaches home Woman found dead at Sydney northern beaches home
- September 18, 2017

It is believed the woman had been renting the home in the exclusive Northern Beaches suburb of Avalon with her son who lived outside in the garage. The body of a woman was located and a crime scene was established. Police are speaking with a man in his 20s. Gemma Ward and her husband David Letts purchased the property previous year and had been renting it out while living with his parents in Newport. (more...)