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Haley: Trump's fire, fury comment 'not an empty threat' Haley: Trump's fire, fury comment 'not an empty threat'
- September 21, 2017

On Monday, the U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted new sanctions to punish North Korea for its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. "For those who have said, and been commenting about a lack of a military option, there is a military option", McMaster said. Turning to the nuclear agreement with Iran, McMaster expressed Trump's displeasure with the deal and stressed the importance of verifying Iran's compliance. (more...)
Cricket match between Pakistan XI, UK Media XI underway Cricket match between Pakistan XI, UK Media XI underway
- September 21, 2017

Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (DG-ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor Bajwa on Thursday has expressed commitment to eradicate the menace of terrorism from the country. "After so much violence, the ppl of North Waziristan are being provided entertainment", said Khan who led Pakistan cricket team to its only World Cup victory in 1992. (more...)
Netanyahu meets Sisi in boost for Israeli peace process Netanyahu meets Sisi in boost for Israeli peace process
- September 21, 2017

The Egyptian president praised the progress in the relations between Fatah and Hamas and stressed the importance of attaining national Palestinian unity. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he thought the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare had a "very good chance" of passing and said the U.S. (more...)
Mogherini: no need to review Iranian nuclear deal Mogherini: no need to review Iranian nuclear deal
- September 21, 2017

It is not, given the evolution of the regional situation and increasing pressure that Iran is exerting on the region, and given. increased activity by Iran on the ballistic level since the accord", he said in apparent contrast to his Tuesday's remarks where he defended the JCPOA in his first United Nations speech. (more...)
Mahindra Farm Equipment strengthens its position in Turkey Mahindra Farm Equipment strengthens its position in Turkey
- September 21, 2017

Meanwhile, Indian M&M previously purchased 71 percent of South Korean automotive company Ssangyong, 51 percent of Peugeot Motorcycles, 33 percent of Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery and 35 percent of Finnish Sampo Rosenlew Oy before acquiring Erkunt Tractor. (more...)
Trump's threat to 'destroy' North Korea is wrong: Merkel Trump's threat to 'destroy' North Korea is wrong: Merkel
- September 21, 2017

On Wednesday, United State President Donald Trump blamed the former first lady Hillary Clinton and her husband former President Billi Clinton for the North Korea's nuclear crisis. Though Trump's speeches typically employ colorful rhetoric, threatening another country with destruction was unprecedented for a US President and took diplomats aback. (more...)
Theresa May chairs Cabinet meeting ahead of Brexit speech Theresa May chairs Cabinet meeting ahead of Brexit speech
- September 21, 2017

Downing Street has dismissed it as "pure speculation about a speech that has not yet been given". Mrs May's top European Union adviser Oliver Robbins told his counterparts in European Union capitals, including Berlin, that the offer would be included in the Prime Minister's address, the report says. (more...)
Vice President Mike Pence says Vice President Mike Pence says "we have options" in North Korea
- September 21, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence told " CBS This Morning " on Thursday that while the Trump administration is looking for a "peaceful resolution" to the North Korean crisis, the United States has many "options" to handle the ongoing threats posed by the regime. (more...)
Police arrest 3 men in Newport over London bucket bomb attack Police arrest 3 men in Newport over London bucket bomb attack
- September 21, 2017

The second arrest came the same day police detained an 18-year-old man "on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism" in connection with the bombing. Following the attack Britain raised its terrorism threat level to the maximum, but downgraded it from critical to severe on Sunday . Penny Jones, 71, and husband Ronald, 89, received an MBE from the Queen in 2010 for their services to children after fostering hundreds of youngsters, ... (more...)
NY Aims To End Questions Over Credit Bureau Cybersecurity NY Aims To End Questions Over Credit Bureau Cybersecurity
- September 21, 2017

In Massachusetts, state Attorney General Maura Healey said in a statement Tuesday that the state will file a lawsuit against Equifax, alleging that "Equifax knew about the vulnerabilities in its system for months, but utterly failed to keep the personal information of almost three million Massachusetts residents safe from hackers". (more...)
Obama: GOP's Repeated Attempts To Repeal Obamacare Are 'Aggravating' Obama: GOP's Repeated Attempts To Repeal Obamacare Are 'Aggravating'
- September 21, 2017

It wasn't flawless. It was better. Bill Gates asked Obama how to get the word out on progress, and to let people know that much is being achieved despite setbacks in whatever field being the thing that often makes news. Republican President Donald Trump has said he will pull the US out of the Paris accord, an agreement the Obama administration worked with other countries to help fashion. (more...)
Mexico natural disaster: All Indians are safe in there, says Sushma Swaraj Mexico natural disaster: All Indians are safe in there, says Sushma Swaraj
- September 21, 2017

She added that connectivity with SCO countries is India's priority. At a separate Leadership Summit on Environment Pact presided by French President Emmanuel Macron, also on Tuesday, Sushma Swaraj said India has been a long standing active participant in global debates relating to environment and development. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel says senator 'lied to my face' about health care
- September 21, 2017

He eventually goes on to claim that "we'll have 50 different ways of covering people who have been sick", apparently meaning one per state. Jimmy Kimmel is usually a sunny, amusing guy. However, as Kimmel said on Tuesday night, while the bill says those with pre-existing conditions can not be blocked from getting insurance, it does allow states to get waivers to vary premiums based on someone's health - so the premiums would likely be unaffordable. (more...)
Residents Of Myanmar State Residents Of Myanmar State
- September 21, 2017

Eight people were detained, the office said. "Myanmar does not fear worldwide scrutiny and is committed to bring peace and sustainable solution that will bring peace, stability and development for all communities within that state". But many in the worldwide community expected her to speak out publicly against the violence that had captured the world's attention. "The United States renews our call on Burma's security forces to end their violence immediately and support diplomatic efforts for ... (more...)
Tony Abbott allegedly assaulted by same-sex marriage campaigner in Hobart Tony Abbott allegedly assaulted by same-sex marriage campaigner in Hobart
- September 21, 2017

A staffer from Mr Abbott's office told AAP he tussled with the man before he ran off " swearing his head off ". Mr Abbott said today's incident was "a reminder of how ugly this debate is getting". All violence happening during this plebiscite is abhorrent, including alleged assault on Tony Abbott tonight". Mr Abbott told 2GB he had been "thumped" back in about 2007 when he was health minister. (more...)
Trump Gets Approval-Rating Bump After Working With Dems Trump Gets Approval-Rating Bump After Working With Dems
- September 21, 2017

President Trump's poll numbers saw a boost this month after he went around Republican leadership to make a deal with Democrats to fund the government through mid-December and raise the debt ceiling. A POLITICO/Morning Consult survey said 49% of general voters support a proposal for a single-payer system, while 35% oppose it and 17% hold no opinion. (more...)
Amid Crisis, South Korea To Send $8 Million Aid To North Korea Amid Crisis, South Korea To Send $8 Million Aid To North Korea
- September 21, 2017

In a wide-ranging and highly-combative speech - his most anticipated foreign policy address of his tenure - that lasted for about 45 minutes, Trump vowed that the U.S. alliances, will allow it to achieve exactly this goal. But the issues at the United Nations are broader, and the geographic spread of Trump's audience wider. (more...)
Mexico quake: Salma Hayek pledges $100K to disaster relief Mexico quake: Salma Hayek pledges $100K to disaster relief
- September 21, 2017

I'm contributing $100,000 now to UNICEF which has teams on the ground responding, ' she continued. You can donate to Oxfam's appeal, as I have, here: " http://bit.ly/2wxjMff ". "I implore to your hearts... to your compassion to help", she added. "Anything you can give will make a big difference". As the rescue effort continues Perez - Mexico's only Formula One driver - has lent his support to the endeavours with the donation, while his foundation will also contribute. (more...)
Trump Says Nothing While North Korea Gets Fuel From Russian Companies Trump Says Nothing While North Korea Gets Fuel From Russian Companies
- September 21, 2017

They are scaring North Korea to make him not very active. "What sort of incentive would North Korea have in order to even engage in a conversation about denuclearization?" New sanctions were announced as recently as last week. The Bush administration initially came out with a hardline stance toward the nation before softening its approach - including removing the nation from its list of state sponsors of terror in 2008 - in exchange for access to North Korea's nuclear facilities. (more...)
Devastating Maria's center makes landfall in Puerto Rico
- September 21, 2017

Croix with 140kt winds, moving WNW at 9kt. On the island of Dominica, which took the full force of Maria before the storm passed on to the United States territory, government spokesman Charles Jong told CNN that 14 people had died. Some 40 per cent of households in the archipelago of 400,000 do not have power. The Caribbean island of Antigua also suffered a glancing blow. "Initial reports are of widespread devastation". (more...)