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North Korea quake not a nuclear test, say China experts North Korea quake not a nuclear test, say China experts
- September 25, 2017

Ri's highly anticipated speech to the General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting fuelled the fiery rhetoric between the US president and North Korea's young leader. And he said Trump's "reckless and violent words" had provoked "the supreme dignity" of North Korea and "rendered this sacred United Nations arena tainted". (more...)
Mukul Roy Quits Trinamool After Meeting With Top BJP Leaders Mukul Roy Quits Trinamool After Meeting With Top BJP Leaders
- September 25, 2017

Mukul Roy's Subhransu Roy, however, maintained that he will continue to be with the Trinamool Congress. Roy was recently removed as the TMC vice-president after the party made a decision to restructure its committee. The announcement comes as a big jolt to Mamata Banerjee even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is making rapid inroads in West Bengal, which has traditionally shunned the right-wing ideology. (more...)
Netanyahu prefers scrapping Iran deal over fixing it Netanyahu prefers scrapping Iran deal over fixing it
- September 25, 2017

If the president doesn't certify compliance, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to re-impose sanctions lifted under the agreement. "We can not let a murderous regime continue these destabilizing activities while building risky missiles", Trump said. (more...)
North Korean natural disaster raises fears of another bomb test North Korean natural disaster raises fears of another bomb test
- September 25, 2017

A US Pacific Command official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said there was "nothing to indicate this was anything other than natural". Tensions have continued to rise since North Korea carried out its sixth nuclear test, prompting a new round of United Nations sanctions. (more...)
Jamshedpur: 6 killed, many feared trapped as cracker storage house catches fire Jamshedpur: 6 killed, many feared trapped as cracker storage house catches fire
- September 25, 2017

Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) (Ghatsila) Arvind Kumar Lal said a wall of the house collapsed in the fire and some people are feared trapped under it. One of the victims has been identified as Parvati Shankra. East Singhbhum Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar said one person was killed and two others were severely injured in the inferno. (more...)
Vietnamese fishermen killed in West PH Sea incident Vietnamese fishermen killed in West PH Sea incident
- September 25, 2017

The Philippines has assured Vietnam of a fair and thorough investigation into the deaths of two of its fishermen during a sea chase incident at the weekend, during which warning shots were fired by a navy ship. The security official told AP the Vietnamese vessels were using powerful lights to attract fish off Bolinao town. "While it was chasing the boats, one boat manoeuvred and hit our vessel", said Covarrubias. (more...)
Trump tweetstorm blasts McCain for opposing Obamacare repeal Trump tweetstorm blasts McCain for opposing Obamacare repeal
- September 25, 2017

Graham remained optimistic that McCain would eventually support the bill, telling an ABC affiliate on Thursday, "He won't vote because of our friendship, I would never ask him". Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME, who joined McCain to shoot down the last GOP health care bill in July, are far from sure "yes" votes this time around. (more...)
Saudi Govt Lifting Ban on Skype, WhatsApp Calls, but will Monitor them Saudi Govt Lifting Ban on Skype, WhatsApp Calls, but will Monitor them
- September 25, 2017

The move is part of its ongoing economic reforms, but a government spokesperson said it would censor and monitor calls. Later on Viber appeared to remain blocked in KSA and WhatsApp only worked when connected to wireless network. The decision was made despite the negative impact it will have on Saudi's three main telecoms operators - Saudi Telecom Co, Etihad Etisalat and Zain Saudi - all of whom made significant revenue from worldwide calls made by the 12 million foreigners ... (more...)
Not Arjun Kapoor but Ranveer Singh to play Kapil Dev on Not Arjun Kapoor but Ranveer Singh to play Kapil Dev on
- September 25, 2017

But, if the latest reports are to be believed, it's not Arjun Kapoor but his best buddy Ranveer Singh who has finally bagged the role. "It's great to have Ranveer come on board as Kapil Dev, as honestly I could see no one else in the role since I started working on the script". (more...)
Mass Grave of 28 Hindus Killed by Rohingya Militants Found: Myanmar Army Mass Grave of 28 Hindus Killed by Rohingya Militants Found: Myanmar Army
- September 25, 2017

Myanmar's security forces have always been attacking Rohingyas and torching their villages since October 2016, in a bid to push them out of the western state of Rakhine. While speaking to AFP , Hindus of the village claimed they were attacked by the insurgents on the night of August 25. Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed the discovery of the bodies. (more...)
Iran defies U.S. warnings, tests new medium-range missile Iran defies U.S. warnings, tests new medium-range missile
- September 25, 2017

Iran unveiled the ballistic missile Friday at a military parade in Tehran and successfully tested it the same day, Press TV reported. In a speech to the United Nations on Tuesday, U.S. Tehran has argued that the missile is exclusively for defensive purposes and is not a menace for any country in the region. "Not much of an agreement we have!" he added. (more...)
Trump's Comments About Anthem, Curry Inflame Sports Stars Trump's Comments About Anthem, Curry Inflame Sports Stars
- September 25, 2017

Well, given Trump's conservative views, two-time NBA MVP and current NBA champion Stephen Curry has taken issue with the current POTUS. As a candidate and as president, Trump's approach has at times seemed to inflame racial tensions in a deeply divided country while emboldening groups long in the shadows. (more...)
0.58 is Bard CR Inc's (NYSE:BCR) Institutional Investor Sentiment
- September 25, 2017

About 150,070 shares traded. C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) has risen 40.70% since September 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.00% the S&P500. Albert D Mason Inc sold 1,975 shares as C.R. Bard Inc. Brown Advisory Inc accumulated 5,027 shares. Bryn Mawr Trust owns 24,253 shares. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR). (more...)
Iran test-fires 'Khorramshahr' ballistic missile Iran test-fires 'Khorramshahr' ballistic missile
- September 25, 2017

Trump wrote on Twitter . Iran has repeatedly stressed that its missile program is purely for defensive purposes. Latest test comes at the end of a heated week of diplomacy at the UN General Assembly in NY, where Donald Trump again accused Iran of destabilising the Middle East. (more...)
North Korea Threatens Hydrogen-Bomb Test Over Pacific Ocean, Says WSJ North Korea Threatens Hydrogen-Bomb Test Over Pacific Ocean, Says WSJ
- September 25, 2017

The flight underscored "the seriousness with which we take DPRK's reckless behavior", the Pentagon said , using an acronym for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. President Donald Trump is again assailing North Korea Kim Jong Un , saying that he "will be tested like never before". A day earlier, Kim reacted to Trump's provocative speech at the U.N.by equating the US president to "a frightened dog" and a "mentally deranged USA dotard ", employing ... (more...)
Britain says Moody's downgrade based on 'outdated' Brexit view Britain says Moody's downgrade based on 'outdated' Brexit view
- September 25, 2017

The speech was seen by some as a means by May to break deadlocked Brexit negotiations. She hoped this offer, made in a speech in Italy, would unblock Brexit talks. "On the basis of today's speech and in the absence of any substantial progress toward a resolution of these three key issues, the Irish government should oppose any move toward the next phase of negotiations on trade at the October EU summit". (more...)
Hurricane Maria moving past the Bahamas Hurricane Maria moving past the Bahamas
- September 25, 2017

It's where and when that turn will happen that is problematic. Maria isn't expected to still be a major hurricane when it makes its closest approach to the East Coast. The NHC said: "These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions". We'll go from seeing high temperatures near 90 at the start of this week to highs in the 70s by the end of the week. (more...)
In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade
- September 25, 2017

It said Iran released footage of the test-launch. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a press conference in the capital Tehran , on February 27, 2016. "Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel". Later on Friday, Iranians staged anti-Trump protest to show their anger over the US president's speech . (more...)
Almost 35000 people evacuated near an active volcano in Bali Almost 35000 people evacuated near an active volcano in Bali
- September 25, 2017

Last week, the Center of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (in Indonesian: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi ), raised Mount Agung's alert status to the highest level after detecting a significant increase in seismic activity. (more...)
Lindor's 33rd homer leads Indians over Mariners 11-4 Lindor's 33rd homer leads Indians over Mariners 11-4
- September 25, 2017

It was their 98 win over the season. It ended a franchise-record 14-game road winning streak — the Indians hadn't lost away from home since August 20 at Kansas City. The Mariners extended their playoff drought to 16 years, the longest in the majors, in their final home game of the season. The Indians tacked on an insurance run in the eighth inning when Kipnis drove in Encarnacion with a sacrifice fly to center field. (more...)

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