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China, Russia begin joint drills near North Korea China, Russia begin joint drills near North Korea
- September 22, 2017

In the wake of the United Nations speech, in which Trump additionally hinted that he will tear up the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, Mattis was left with the unenviable task of reassuring nervous allies in Asia and Europe about the administration's intentions in North Korea and how it might deal with Iran if it again pursues a nuclear weapon. (more...)
Managing the North Korean nuclear issue Managing the North Korean nuclear issue
- September 22, 2017

North Korea launched missiles over Hokkaido on August 29 and last Friday before landing 600 to 1,200 miles in the Pacific Ocean off Hokkaido, according to the Times. She said that the United States might hand control of dealing with Pyongyang to the military, adding North Korea would be "destroyed" if it did not halt its nuclear and missile programs. (more...)
Israel can't push USA to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal Israel can't push USA to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal
- September 22, 2017

Trump called the deal an " embarrassment " to the United States in his address to the general assembly. Trump's withering critique Tuesday included an accusation that Iran's government "masks a corrupt dictatorship behind the false guise of a democracy", while ruthlessly repressing its people and exploiting the limits of the nuclear deal. (more...)
Fury over monster croc found dead in Queensland with bullet to head Fury over monster croc found dead in Queensland with bullet to head
- September 22, 2017

The crocodile was taken to a nearby boat ramp, where forensic police examined the carcass before it was taken to a nearby farm for a necropsy. An average of two people a year are killed by the animals, which can grow up to 7 metres and weigh more than a tonne. (more...)
Duterte: If my son is involved in illegal drug trade, kill him Duterte: If my son is involved in illegal drug trade, kill him
- September 22, 2017

He warned protesters not to break the law. Thousands of protesters took to the streets this week, holding rival rallies both for and against the president's brutal war on drugs . PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he has instructed the police to kill his son if he is found to be involved in the illicit drug trade, local media reported . (more...)
Russian Federation did not use Facebook adverts to sway United States election Russian Federation did not use Facebook adverts to sway United States election
- September 22, 2017

Common Cause is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. "I don't want anyone to use our tool to undermine democracy". However, he noted that Russian Federation used sophisticated efforts to compromise the election and said "understanding those efforts requires a united effort, from across the technology, intelligence and political communities". (more...)
Nuclear Warheads Still Building Up In 4 Countries: Watchdog Nuclear Warheads Still Building Up In 4 Countries: Watchdog
- September 22, 2017

The world saw its first nuclear weapon test on July 16, 1945, when the United States detonated a nuclear bomb at a test site in New Mexico. The global number of nuclear warheads dropped past year, but it seems China, India, North Korea and Pakistan are expanding the size of their atomic arsenals, a Swedish arms watchdog said today. (more...)
United Kingdom banks to carry out immigration checks United Kingdom banks to carry out immigration checks
- September 22, 2017

From coming January, British banks will be carrying out immigration checks on 70m current accounts every quarter in a bid to crackdown on illegal migrants in the country, a Home Office report has stated. " Migrants and ethnic minorities with every right to be here will be affected by the imposition of these new checks ". An examination of Theresa May's existing "hostile environment" measures against illegal immigrants by the chief inspector of borders also found that hundreds of driving ... (more...)
The Left slams Graham-Cassidy health care bill The Left slams Graham-Cassidy health care bill
- September 22, 2017

But that pot would be smaller than it would be under Obamacare - by $107 billion , according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Not having it. Jimmy Kimmel is slamming the Republican health care bill again and this time, he is defending himself against those that are dismissing his criticisms because he's a comedian. (more...)
Haley: Haley: "North Korea Will Be Destroyed" If They Keep Up Irresponsible Behavior
- September 22, 2017

Haley told CNN's Dane Bash she would be "perfectly happy" turning things over to U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea after its latest missile test, the White House said on Sunday. (more...)
Advent International Decreased Its Sherwin (SHW) Position; Rexnord (RXN)'s Sentiment Is 1.48
- September 22, 2017

Badgley Phelps And Bell accumulated 8,067 shares or 0.06% of the stock. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,472,759 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $1,920,720,000 after buying an additional 204,766 shares in the last quarter. Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (NYSE:SHW) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 26th. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) on Monday, August 14 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Obama slams efforts to repeal healthcare law Obama slams efforts to repeal healthcare law
- September 22, 2017

Discussing climate change, Mr Obama said the federal government wasn't "as engaged in these efforts as I would like". But efforts to do so have thus far failed to gather enough Republican support . Have you read Trendiee Today? He insisted that America is a better place to live now than it ever has been, despite an onslaught of bad news. "I take great pride in what the US can do". (more...)
No need to renegotiate Iran nuclear deal No need to renegotiate Iran nuclear deal
- September 22, 2017

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a press briefing on Thursday that the goal of the new sanctions were to strengthen the US government's ability to cut off funding to the North Korean regime and its weapons program. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. The meeting comes as Trump decides whether to withdraw from the nuclear deal. "We already have one potential nuclear crisis". (more...)
Six killed, 26 injured in Indian firing along Working Boundary in Sialkot Six killed, 26 injured in Indian firing along Working Boundary in Sialkot
- September 22, 2017

Four citizens, including two women, were martyred in unprovoked firing by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), reported Geo News. India also emphasised that no targeted firing was carried out on civilians. "Pakistan Rangers Punjab befittingly responded silencing the Indian guns targeting civil population", the Army said. (more...)
Mattis says United States effort on North Korea aims for diplomatic solution Mattis says United States effort on North Korea aims for diplomatic solution
- September 22, 2017

The drills are the first flights since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3 - along with staging another missile test over Japan, sending regional tensions soaring. China and Russian Federation have started joint naval drills near North Korea, amid continuing tensions chiefly between Pyongyang and Washington that risk turning into a military conflict. (more...)
Taiwan suspends oil exports to North Korea, imports of clothing Taiwan suspends oil exports to North Korea, imports of clothing
- September 22, 2017

Russia's Foreign Ministry said Lavrov and Wang had discussed regional issues, with a focus on North Korea and Syria. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Tuesday the statement's core contents are still the objectives parties involved in the Korean Peninsula issue "crave to achieve". (more...)
US flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea US flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea
- September 22, 2017

The Defense secretary acknowledged that there is a military option on the table against North Korea, but he would not go into details. "If our diplomatic efforts fail, though, our military option will be the only one left", he said on Sunday. (more...)
USA considers shooting down low-threat NK missiles USA considers shooting down low-threat NK missiles
- September 22, 2017

Mattis acknowledged discussing that with his South Korean counterpart but declined to say whether that option was under consideration. And with every known military option - from launching Tomahawk cruise missiles to air strikes - its likely that North Korea would interpret any strike, however limited, "as a prelude to invading or overthrowing the government, even if the United States insists otherwise", Daryl Press, a scholar of nuclear deterrence at Dartmouth College, told The Atlantic. (more...)
Thousands evacuated as Bali volcano spews ominous smoke 3000 meters high Thousands evacuated as Bali volcano spews ominous smoke 3000 meters high
- September 22, 2017

A police officer searches for residents who did not evacuate an area close to the summit of Mount Agung following increased seismic activity on the volcano in Temukus village, Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia September 21, 2017, in this photo taken by Antara Foto. (more...)
US allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea US allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea
- September 22, 2017

Pyongyang has launched dozens of missiles this year as it spurs a program aimed at mastering a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the United States, in addition to its September 3 nuclear test. Any military intervention created to eliminate the North's nuclear and missile arsenal would nearly surely entail dire risks for USA allies in the region, particularly South Korea, lying in range of the North's vast stockpiles of weaponry. (more...)

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