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Ukraine says munitions depot blaze 'contained' Ukraine says munitions depot blaze 'contained'
- September 27, 2017

But Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, who arrived to the area early Wednesday, said on local television the situation is under control. "This is the arsenal of the Ukrainian army, and I think it was no accident that it was destroyed", Groysman said in televised remarks from the site. (more...)
Army conducts operations against Naga insurgents along Myanmar border Army conducts operations against Naga insurgents along Myanmar border
- September 27, 2017

The Indian Army soldiers carried out a strike along the Myanmar border on Wednesday. The Indian Army issued a detailed statement in which they "reiterated" that the forces did not cross the border during the retaliation. No casualties among Army troops. Army sources maintained that it was "not a surgical strike". It reiterated that the Indian troops did not cross the global border. (more...)
Thousands flee their homes as Vanuatu volcano threatens to erupt Thousands flee their homes as Vanuatu volcano threatens to erupt
- September 27, 2017

For those displaced villagers, it's now a waiting game to see whether the volcano erupts or returns to normal activity that's not a threat to them. He said a second ship was due to arrive on Friday. Evacuations have begun for people living in high risk areas. Peter Korisa, operations manager at the National Disaster Management Office in Vanuatu's capital city of Port Vila, said that the major hazard at the moment is to do with ash fall and acid rain. (more...)
Former Thai PM sentenced to 5 years Former Thai PM sentenced to 5 years
- September 27, 2017

Aides said she had fled Thailand , fearing a harsh sentence. Yingluck , who pleaded not guilty in the case, was found guilty of negligence for the mismanagement of a rice subsidy scheme that saw Yingluck's government buy rice from farmers at above-market prices in an attempt to manipulate the global grain market. (more...)
Wanted Boko Haram Fighter Captured Wanted Boko Haram Fighter Captured
- September 27, 2017

According to him, it was when the suspect was wandering that a vigilante group arrested him and handed him to the police. SaharaReporters learned that the suspected Boko Haram member was traveling from Bauchi state to Ibafo in Ogun state when he was nabbed in Ondo state . (more...)
Jerry Jones Takes a Knee; Twitter Explodes Jerry Jones Takes a Knee; Twitter Explodes
- September 27, 2017

Jones, one of seven National Football League owners to have funded Trump's inauguration, joined Head Coach Jason Garrett and the entire team in taking a knee before the anthem was played in Arizona . The boos Monday night show even a respectful statement , apart from - but connected to - the Anthem, are unacceptable to a significant number of people. (more...)
Panamagate: Pakistan minister Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption case Panamagate: Pakistan minister Ishaq Dar indicted in corruption case
- September 27, 2017

Dar on Monday appeared in the court to attend the hearing of a corruption case against him, where Judge Mohammad Bashir handed him a copy of the reference to finance minister's counsel, along with copies of related documents comprising 23 volumes. (more...)
North Korea bolsters defences after flight by US bombers as rhetoric escalates North Korea bolsters defences after flight by US bombers as rhetoric escalates
- September 27, 2017

Speaking alongside Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, Trump reiterated that the U.S. is "totally prepared" if they have to use the military option, saying military action in North Korea would be "devastating". "This has always been internal policy and we'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it", one message read. "We need to do better on this, and will". (more...)
Donald Trump extends travel ban to North Korea and Venezuela Donald Trump extends travel ban to North Korea and Venezuela
- September 27, 2017

The U.S. notified all countries in July of "baseline" standards they would need to meet to avoid travel restrictions, said Miles Taylor, a counselor to Duke at DHS. North Korea , Venezuela and Chad, are now part of the list of the countries whose citizens are restricted from entry into the United States. Trump's efforts to restrict entry into the USA have been the subject of lawsuits nearly since the moment he announced the first travel ban in January, and the latest version is sure to ... (more...)
Trump plans 45000 limit on refugees admitted to US Trump plans 45000 limit on refugees admitted to US
- September 27, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security recommended a figure closer to 40,000. In the early 1990s, it topped 110,000 every year, but more recently, the cap hovered between 70,000 and 80,000. He said there is enough money at DHS to do both "if the administration actually cared about refugees". Offering financial assistance to hosting countries "is the safe, responsible, and humanitarian approach", Trump said. (more...)
Twitter explains why it won't remove Trump's North Korea tweet Twitter explains why it won't remove Trump's North Korea tweet
- September 27, 2017

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the US has not declared war on North Korea. A company spokesman said Monday that it takes into account "newsworthiness" and potential public interest when deciding whether or not a particular tweet violates the company's rules for appropriate conduct. (more...)
GJM withdraws Darjeeling shutdown GJM withdraws Darjeeling shutdown
- September 27, 2017

State Tourism Minister Gautam Deb has slammed GJM supremo Bimal Gurung and the Centre. "More than 80 per cent of the shops and markets in the Hills have already opened up defying Gurung", he said. On Monday, the state government also made a decision to withdraw the curbs on the use of Internet services in Darjeeling , which were imposed on July 18. (more...)
Varanasi University (BHU) Top Official Quits On 'Moral Grounds' After Clashes Varanasi University (BHU) Top Official Quits On 'Moral Grounds' After Clashes
- September 27, 2017

Meanwhile, several inquiries have been set up by the government, administration and the varsity vice-chancellor into the campus violence. Gokarn, in his report, said that BHU did not deal with the victim's complaint in a sensitive manner and did not handle the situation on time, said a senior administrative official. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys Kneel as a Team Prior to National Anthem in Arizona Dallas Cowboys Kneel as a Team Prior to National Anthem in Arizona
- September 27, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys made a show of unity before their game against the Arizona Cardinals , but it wasn't during the national anthem. KTRK reported that boos could be heard from fans in Glendale, Arizona as the Cowboys took a knee before their game with the Arizona Cardinals . (more...)
White House denies Trump `declaration of war´ on North Korea White House denies Trump `declaration of war´ on North Korea
- September 27, 2017

Despite Ri's strong wording, North Korea often considers the actions of other countries and global bodies declarations of war. This one's probably just a war of words then. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners when somebody disrespects our flag to say, "Get that son of a b-- off the field right now, out, he's fired, he's fired"?" asked Trump. (more...)
Says 'All Options Are On The Table' With North Korea Says 'All Options Are On The Table' With North Korea
- September 27, 2017

In two recent unanimous votes, the United Nations Security Council put new sanctions on Pyongyang. In a press release from Daines, the trip helped him to "better understand the challenges that the military faces being in close proximity to North Korea". (more...)
Supreme Court Grants Temporary Stay of Georgia Killer's Execution Supreme Court Grants Temporary Stay of Georgia Killer's Execution
- September 27, 2017

In a clemency application, Tharpe's lawyers outlined Tharpe's rough childhood, struggles with substance abuse and his remorse over the killing. In August, 1990, Mr Tharpe's wife, Migrisus Tharpe, left him due to their violent marriage and was staying with her brother and sister-in-law Jaquelin, according to court documents . (more...)
Senate Republicans Have Pulled The Plug On Their Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort Senate Republicans Have Pulled The Plug On Their Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort
- September 27, 2017

The bill, introduced Monday by Republican Sens. The decision came less than 24 hours after a pivotal Republican senator, Susan Collins of ME, declared firm opposition to the repeal proposal, all but ensuring that Republican leaders would be short of the votes they needed. (more...)
Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets
- September 27, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders dismissed the notion of the U.S. having declared war as "absurd" however, telling journalists in Washington "Our goal is still the same: peaceful denuclearisation of North Korea through maximum diplomatic and economic measures". (more...)
Gun found on student at North Charleston High School Gun found on student at North Charleston High School
- September 27, 2017

Officers say they searched his belongings and discovered a.380 pistol, both.380 and another caliber of ammunition, and drug paraphernalia. The gun was confiscated and the student was taken into custody, then arrested and is expected to face criminal charges, as well as the possibility of expulsion. (more...)