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Saudi cleric suspended for making controversial remarks about women Saudi cleric suspended for making controversial remarks about women
- September 24, 2017

They are also bound by law to wear long robes and a headscarf and require the consent of a male guardian for most legal actions, including study, travel and other activities. The television company that broadcasted Hijri's program, Ekhbariya TV, announced that it would refuse to give a platform to any preacher who espoused such views, according to Reuters . (more...)
Powerful quake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico Powerful quake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico
- September 24, 2017

Mexico City mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said the number of confirmed dead in the capital had risen from 100 to 115, bringing the overall toll from the quake to 245. Other deaths included 69 in Morelos state, 43 in Puebla state, 13 in the state of Mexico, four in Guerrero state and one in Oaxaca state, according to Luis Felipe Puente, national coordinator of civil protection for the Interior Ministry. (more...)
Cassidy to defend repeal bill in Senate hearing Cassidy to defend repeal bill in Senate hearing
- September 24, 2017

McCain, a close friend of Graham, said he could not support it without knowing how much it would cost, its effect on insurance premiums, and how many people would be affected. He also claimed that Arizona's Obamacare premiums went up 116% previous year, and added that Sen. Regarding Murkowski, he tweeted that in Alaska: "Deductibles high, people angry!" Sen. (more...)
Nuclear Test: North Korea eyes hydrogen bomb Nuclear Test: North Korea eyes hydrogen bomb
- September 24, 2017

Analysts say the North is likely to soon achieve its objective of possessing nuclear missiles capable of reaching any part of the US homeland. North Korea struck back at US President Donald Trump's threats to destroy it, with Kim Jong Un warning of the " highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" and his foreign minister suggesting that could include testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean . (more...)
Lavrov on Trump, North Korea: 'We Have to Calm Down the Hotheads' Lavrov on Trump, North Korea: 'We Have to Calm Down the Hotheads'
- September 24, 2017

He said a lot of USA politicians say " Russia has to do this and that on Syria", and Russian Federation has to solve the North Korea nuclear problem, and other global crises. "It's simply unacceptable to sit back and look at nuclear military gambles of North Korea", but so, too, is it "unacceptable to start war on the peninsula". (more...)
China to ban petroleum products to North Korea China to ban petroleum products to North Korea
- September 24, 2017

The UN resolution states that starting next year, exports of the refined oil products such as gasoline, diesel, heavy fuel oil, etc. will be capped at 2 million barrels annually. The ban on textiles - Pyongyang's second-biggest export - is expected to cost the country more than $700m (£530m) a year. The country also has tested more than a dozen missiles this year, some of which have flown over Japan - a strong US ally. (more...)
Kim Jong Un a 'madman' who 'will be tested like never before' Kim Jong Un a 'madman' who 'will be tested like never before'
- September 24, 2017

Kim said Trump would face "results beyond his expectation", without specifying what action North Korea would take next. "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged United States dotard with fire", he said. "This is clearly trying to coerce the USA into playing ball", Narang told CNN . "Dotard" is an insult, meaning old or weak. "I will make the man holding the prerogative of the supreme command in the US pay dearly for his speech", Kim said in a statement through the ... (more...)
Natural disaster in North Korea briefly stokes nuclear fears Natural disaster in North Korea briefly stokes nuclear fears
- September 24, 2017

All of North Korea's previous six nuclear tests registered as earthquakes of magnitude 4.3 or above. A small natural disaster near North Korea's nuclear test site was probably not man-made, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official say, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. (more...)
Six injured in acid attack at London station Six injured in acid attack at London station
- September 24, 2017

Police were called to the area around the Stratford Centre just before 8pm to reports of a group of men spraying a substance at people. Multiple emergency service vehicles are outside the station and horrified commuters can be seen fleeing from the scene, in the footage. (more...)
Conversation between Matthew Wade and Virat Kohli revealed via stump mic Conversation between Matthew Wade and Virat Kohli revealed via stump mic
- September 24, 2017

He said, "We always talked about how if you restrict the Indian team to under 300 in their conditions, you are going a long way to winning the game", however, "we did not get that key partnership in the middle". Clark has warned Steve Smith's boys saying that such banter usually tends to fire Kohli up. Clark was also critical of Wade's behaviour during the Kolkata ODI and said Australia now had a lot more to worry about than a single run. (more...)
Alabama at Vanderbilt score, highlights Alabama at Vanderbilt score, highlights
- September 24, 2017

According to OddsShark , Alabama is favored by 19.5 points, and the over-under is set at 42 points. Vanderbilt has fared much better in Vegas going 2-1 against the spread . 18 Kansas State 14-17 last week. This place is used to a road crowd takeover and Vanderbilt Stadium turned crimson again Saturday. In a post-game interview, Vanderbilt's Nifae Lealao looked into the camera to say, "Alabama, you're next". (more...)
Saudi textbook uses 'historic' photo of Yoda with King Faisal by accident Saudi textbook uses 'historic' photo of Yoda with King Faisal by accident
- September 24, 2017

San Francisco might be far, far away from Dagobah, but if a photo in a Saudi Arabian textbook is to be believed, Yoda made a small stop there in 1945. Then on Wednesday, Mr. Shehri's mother, a biology teacher, saw a copy of the book and texted him. Would it have livened things up if they had injected some Star Wars characters into the dusty old book? When Saudi artist Shaweesh superimposed Yoda into an image of Saudia Arabia's King Faisal at the United Nations, he never imagined his ... (more...)
Confusing turns over status of Free Speech Week at Cal Confusing turns over status of Free Speech Week at Cal
- September 24, 2017

Campus spokesman Dan Mogulof said organizers with the conservative student group Berkeley Patriot chose to cancel Free Speech Week , which was scheduled for Sproul Plaza from Sunday through Wednesday. "We will in the future, as we have in the past, go to great lengths to support their rights and provide security for their events". "We will be expressing our constitutional rights to free speech-free expression-on Sproul Plaza, the home of the free speech movement, tomorrow as planned, with ... (more...)
Trump vows to impose new sanctions over North Korea's nuclear buildup Trump vows to impose new sanctions over North Korea's nuclear buildup
- September 24, 2017

The threat risks escalating an already volatile situation, and comes after US President Donald Trump threatened to " totally destroy " North Korea in a speech to the United Nations . The United Nations Security Council had also condemned the recent launch of another ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and called on the country's leadership to halt such activities and explore resumption of honest dialogue on de-nuclearisation. (more...)
Macron signs decrees to implement major labor reform Macron signs decrees to implement major labor reform
- September 24, 2017

Melenchon's party, Defiant France, says it is busing in protesters from more than 150 French towns for a protest march in Paris on Saturday. A huge balloon on top of a truck read "Macron, Resign!" Macron, then economy minister, gave his blessing for the takeover of Alcatel by Nokia in 2016 in exchange for the Finnish group's pledge to hire 500 people in research and development in France. (more...)
UNC national championship team not visiting White House UNC national championship team not visiting White House
- September 24, 2017

When asked about the importance of playing the Big East Tournament in a big market like New York, Williams took a shot at Trump. In profane terms, Trump said NFL players who kneel during the national anthem should be "fired" and then said Curry would not be welcome at the White House should the Warriors wish to celebrate their NBA title there. (more...)
After Mexico Earthquake, Some 3000 Buildings Could Collapse, Engineers Say After Mexico Earthquake, Some 3000 Buildings Could Collapse, Engineers Say
- September 24, 2017

On Thursday afternoon, navy Assistant Secretary Enrique Sarmiento announced that while there were blood traces and other signs suggesting someone could be alive beneath the school, all of its students had been accounted for. The majority of residential buildings in Mexico are of masonry construction, of which one type, unreinforced masonry, is the construction type most vulnerable to shake damage, AIR said. (more...)
Watts' interception seals Texas A&M's 50-43 victory over Arkansas Watts' interception seals Texas A&M's 50-43 victory over Arkansas
- September 24, 2017

Texas A&M had to settle for a field goal in the second quarter against Arkansas after an officiating mistake took what should have been a touchdown off the board. A&M failed on the two-point conversion, but led 33-28. A wide-open Patton added a two-point reception for a 36-33 lead. Kelley would end the drive with a 2 yard touchdown pass to David Williams. (more...)
China Confirms Will Limit Oil Exports To North Korea China Confirms Will Limit Oil Exports To North Korea
- September 24, 2017

It added that China has issued a "comprehensive ban on imported textiles" from North Korea, reiterating another clause of the new sanctions that prohibit trade in both fabric and clothing. Kim responded in a statement, calling Trump a "mentally deranged USA dotard" and said "a frightened dog barks louder". Last month, the U.S. announced sanctions against five Chinese firms and one individual, two Singapore-based companies and three Russian citizens alleging that they supported North Koreas ... (more...)
N Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific N Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific
- September 24, 2017

Ri was scheduled to address the U.N. General Assembly on Saturday, a day later than previously scheduled. North Korea's foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, told reporters in NY the "highest level" of action could be the "most powerful" detonation of a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. (more...)

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