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"Long gas lines" not forming in North Korean capital, sources say
- September 21, 2017

Trump is now in NY for the UN General Assembly but Xi - who has a major Communist Party congress next month that will cement his leadership for the next five years - is not attending the event. In late August, Spain had warned that Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes "create a serious threat to peace in the region and to global security", saying they "would have consequences on bilateral relations". (more...)
As Brexit clock ticks down, European Union eyes new offer from May
- September 21, 2017

Downing Street declined to discuss the content of Mrs May's speech, beyond saying that she will give an "update on Brexit negotiations so far" and will "underline the Government's wish for a deep and special partnership with the European Union once the United Kingdom leaves the EU". (more...)
United Nations has exhausted options on North Korea United Nations has exhausted options on North Korea
- September 21, 2017

Haley warned a war would mean the destruction of North Korea. Asked about the President's tweet on ABC's "This Week", national security adviser H.R. Trump plans to meet with South Korean President Jae-in Moon on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. 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. (more...)
Bye Bye Willie: Ontario's Prognosticating Groundhog Has Died Bye Bye Willie: Ontario's Prognosticating Groundhog Has Died
- September 21, 2017

She noted that the average life expectancy for groundhogs in the wild is about four years and is even shorter for albino groundhogs like Willie. "Willie was 13 years young and served our town, province and country with enormous pride each and every Groundhog Day", Janice Jackson, the town's mayor, said in a statement. (more...)
Key Marine Le Pen aide Philippot to quit France's National Front Key Marine Le Pen aide Philippot to quit France's National Front
- September 21, 2017

Florian Philippot, the party's vice-president who spearheaded the drive to soften the party's image among voters, announced his departure on France 2 television after being stripped of key responsibilities by Le Pen. Sophie Montel, a MEP and party member for more than 20 years, revealed her decision on Twitter. As a result, Marine Le Pen it was taken away Wednesday evening in his delegation's strategy and communication, now in the position of vice-president. (more...)
Grenade attack kills 3, wounds 23 in Indian-held Kashmir Grenade attack kills 3, wounds 23 in Indian-held Kashmir
- September 21, 2017

Police said the attack occurred as the minister's motorcade passed though the southern Tral town. The dead have been identified as Ghulam Nabi Parag, Muhammad Iqbal Khan and Pinty Kour. Health officials said three civilians were killed and 30 others brought to hospital in wounded condition. Indian troops and police personnel, who were part of the cavalcade, resorted to indiscriminate firing after the blast. (more...)
James Corden Admits He's James Corden Admits He's "Disappointed" by Photo of Himself Kissing Sean Spicer
- September 21, 2017

Recapping the Emmys , Corden said , "The big winners last night were Donald Glover, Hulu and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer ". During his surprise comedy skit at the Emmys on Sunday, Sean Spicer may have made light of his six-month tenure as the White House press secretary, but a message was also embedded in his performance. (more...)
Suspect in UST student's fatal hazing goes overseas Suspect in UST student's fatal hazing goes overseas
- September 21, 2017

Margarejo said that the closed circuit television (CCTV) they presented to the media reportedly showing Castillo and Solano came from a " very reliable source ". Frat members also exploit the fact that most new law students would like to belong to a certain organisation in law school. Joel Coronel on Wednesday said it appeared that Solano "in cooperation" with Trangia had "deliberately misled" authorities "by providing us false" statements . (more...)
Arvind Kejriwal to Meet Kamal Haasan For 'Political Discussions' Arvind Kejriwal to Meet Kamal Haasan For 'Political Discussions'
- September 21, 2017

Speaking to reporters he had made it abundantly clear that he was never going to join the BJP saying that saffron was not his colour of choice. However, he denied joining the communist party. This will not be the first meeting between the National Award victor and the AAP leader. During the meeting, the two were reported to have discussed ideas related to promotion of the film industry and easing the process of shooting in the national capital. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel Challenges Senator Bill Cassidy To Lie Detector Test Jimmy Kimmel Challenges Senator Bill Cassidy To Lie Detector Test
- September 21, 2017

The bill is bad for many reasons, some of which Kimmel lays out above, and some of which directly contradict what Cassidy claimed to envision as the " Jimmy Kimmel Test". "Otherwise, you might be screwed". "We must because there is a mother and father whose child will have insurance because of Graham Cassidy Heller Johnson". (more...)
One Nation's Malcolm Roberts Sent UK Citizenship Questions To Wrong Email Addresses One Nation's Malcolm Roberts Sent UK Citizenship Questions To Wrong Email Addresses
- September 21, 2017

The Queensland senator has previously claimed he has only ever been a citizen of Australia, although last month revealed he took steps to renounce his British citizenship around the time of the 2016 federal election. "He didn't know that, or to use a more helpful word, he didn't believe he was and never has". The court heard the second email went to an old address that had been inactive for six years, and after receiving no response to that email, he sent a third, this time to the correct ... (more...)
New Zealand Election Still Too Close to Call, Newshub Poll Shows New Zealand Election Still Too Close to Call, Newshub Poll Shows
- September 21, 2017

Minor parties often have an outsize role in New Zealand's proportional representation system, in which a party, or combination of parties, needs 61 of Parliament's 120 members - usually about 48 percent of the vote - to form a government. These votes, as well as those from New Zealanders who voted outside of their home area, accounted for around 12 percent of total ballots cast in the 2014 election, according to the Election Commission. (more...)
Vanuatu natural disaster: Powerful 6.4 magnitude quake hits off Pacific island chain's coast Vanuatu natural disaster: Powerful 6.4 magnitude quake hits off Pacific island chain's coast
- September 21, 2017

Magnitudes below 6.5Earthquakes of this magnitude are very unlikely to trigger a tsunami. The Republic of Vanuatu is a small Pacific country, located on the 83 Islands of the archipelago of the New Hebrides to the North-East of Australia. (more...)
India's global reputation challenged by divisive forces in the country: Rahul Gandhi India's global reputation challenged by divisive forces in the country: Rahul Gandhi
- September 21, 2017

Rahul Gandhi in NY. The biggest question raised outside India today is what happened to the tolerance that used to prevail. What happened to the harmony? He said, "There are forces in our country that are dividing the country and it is very risky, for it ruins our reputation overseas". (more...)
Ilham Aliyev: If necessary, we will punish once again the aggressor Ilham Aliyev: If necessary, we will punish once again the aggressor
- September 21, 2017

Russian Federation and France", Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan said on Wednesday, at the closing of 6th Pan-Armenian Armenia-Diaspora Conference underway in Yerevan, Armenia. He stressed that Azerbaijan recognized multi-ethnicity as an asset and had hosted several interreligious dialogues in recent years, including one in partnership with the UN Alliance of Civilizations. (more...)
Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Awesome Oscillator Trending Higher Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Awesome Oscillator Trending Higher
- September 21, 2017

The institutional investor owned 552,138 shares of the airline's stock after selling 1,544,242 shares during the period. Southwest Airlines earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. The acquisition was announced in a document with the securities and exchange commission, which can be accessed through the Security and Exchange Commission website. (more...)
Duterte tells police 'kill my son' if drug links true Duterte tells police 'kill my son' if drug links true
- September 21, 2017

Thousands of people prepared to gather in different parts of the country on Thursday, September 21, to remember and remind Filipinos of the dark chapter in Philippine history following the declaration of martial law 45 years ago. In a report by GMA News, left-leaning lawmaker Teddy CasiƱo said that while Duterte encouraged protests when he declared the National Day of Protest, the small venue can not accommodate the expected number of participants of the rallies. (more...)
Moon, Trump to hold bilateral talks on N. Korea this week Moon, Trump to hold bilateral talks on N. Korea this week
- September 21, 2017

Moon was widely expected to call for worldwide efforts to thoroughly implement UN Security Council resolutions on Pyongyang, including one adopted just last week to punish the communist regime for its latest and sixth nuclear test September 3. (more...)
North Korean Ships Possibly Trying to Undermine Fuel Sanctions North Korean Ships Possibly Trying to Undermine Fuel Sanctions
- September 21, 2017

The decision was made at the 286th Inter-Korean Exchanges and Cooperation Promotion Council, with unification minister Cho Myong-gyon in attendance. US President Donald Trump's renewed threat to "totally destroy North Korea" during comments before the UN General Assembly in NY this week only bolsters Pyongyang's internal propaganda that the US wants to kill North Koreans - and thus the contention that the nation must build a powerful nuclear arsenal to thwart a pending US strike. (more...)
Jewish new year begins tonight at sundown Jewish new year begins tonight at sundown
- September 21, 2017

The piercing sound of the shofar, he said, is meant to rouse followers of Judaism and have them actively usher in the new year. Members of the Jewish faith here in the city and around the world are set to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. (more...)