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Washington will have to put up with North Korea's nuclear status - Pyongyang

Washington will have to put up with North Korea's nuclear status - Pyongyang The Hyunmoo-4, capable of carrying a 2-ton nuclear warhead and of targeting North Korea's underground military facilities, will begin development once U.S. Officials in Australia have described the letter as a clear sign the Kim Jong-un's country is becoming desperate after a raft of sanctions were placed on it. [Full Article...]

Loving 'War Hero' Admits He Lied His Ass Off About His Service

Loving 'War Hero' Admits He Lied His Ass Off About His Service Bush. Fox News nevertheless took its time correcting the record, eventually noting that "all of Garofalo's claims turned out to be untrue". "The fact is that he did not serve in Vietnam ". Fox News has issued an apology after airing an interview with a United States veteran who, it turns out, was not the hero he claimed to be. After the Navy Times story was posted yesterday, FNC posted... [Full Article...]

Iraqi court issues arrest warrant for Kurdish vice president

Iraqi court issues arrest warrant for Kurdish vice president Dozens of Kurdish Peshmerga forces were killed in the attack. In the statement, Mr Rasul, who is also vice president of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), one of the two main Kurdish parties, criticised his own group for not having resisted the entry of Iraqi federal forces into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk on Monday. [Full Article...]

Beshear's settlement with GM yields $1.3 million

Beshear's settlement with GM yields $1.3 million West Virginia's share of the settlement is approximately $1.27 million. The defect has been linked to 124 deaths and 275 injuries, and prompted a recall that began in February 2014. Dealerships must make sure recall repairs are complete before they can sell the vehicle. Others participating are Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia , Georgia, Hawaii, Id... [Full Article...]

Faced with a scandal, Trump's pick for drug czar quits

Faced with a scandal, Trump's pick for drug czar quits First, some state officials are already using the latest reporting to go after drug companies, blaming them for allegedly having a role in making the opioid epidemic worse. The law passed in 2016 after Republican Senator Orrin Hatch negotiated a final version with the DEA, the Post and 60 Minutes said. Some Democrats called on Mr. [Full Article...]

SC Gets Extension From Federal Govt. For REAL ID Compliance

SC Gets Extension From Federal Govt. For REAL ID Compliance For more information on REAL ID , visit the SCDMV REAL ID page . The waiver granted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security means current driver's licenses and ID cards will be accepted for access into federal facilities, including military installations and boarding aircraft, until October 2020. [Full Article...]

Polestar to go electric-only

Polestar to go electric-only A 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder petrol engine drives the front wheels. However, as the developers say, the new auto is only half consists of parts of old Volvo models. Plans call for construction to be completed by mid-2018, with Polestar 1 production to follow in mid-2019. All future cars from Polestar will have a fully electric powertrain. [Full Article...]

Small fortune: Trump plummets 92 places in Forbes' American rich list

The magazine estimated that his net worth has dropped by $600,000 to $3.1 billion from $3.7 billion since a year ago. The combined worth of these 400 people who built their fortune in the U.S.is about $2.7 trillion, up from the $2.4 trillion amassed a year ago. [Full Article...]

New images highlight destruction of Rohingya villages in Myanmar

New images highlight destruction of Rohingya villages in Myanmar In its report, Amnesty cited testimony from more 120 Rohingya men and women who fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks, the Guardian reported. Witnesses and a drone video shot Monday by the United Nations refugee agency show that Rohingya are continuing to flee persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh. [Full Article...]

US, India Stand Shoulder to Shoulder Against Terrorism: Rex Tillerson

US, India Stand Shoulder to Shoulder Against Terrorism: Rex Tillerson Tillerson , in a rare public speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Wednesday, touted the USA relationship with India as a cornerstone of the liberal international order and called it a key part of US efforts to shore up its position in the Indo-Pacific region. [Full Article...]

Kenyan election board head not certain vote will be free and fair

Kenyan election board head not certain vote will be free and fair Roselyn Akombe , another of the board's eight members, flew to NY and issued a statement dated Tuesday, saying "the commission has become a party to the current crisis" and was "under siege". She then made damning allegations against the commission, saying some commissioners are hellbent on blocking any reforms by the chairman. Throwing a possible bombshell into an already chaotic election seaso... [Full Article...]

7 policemen killed, several injured in bomb blast in Quetta

7 policemen killed, several injured in bomb blast in Quetta The nature of the blast has yet to be ascertained. The injured have been shifted to Quetta's Civil Hospital where an emergency has been imposed. Security forces have reached the location and cordoned off the area, and a security sweep is underway, it said. [Full Article...]

North Korean delegation considers nuclear weapons only way to ensure security - lawmaker

North Korean delegation considers nuclear weapons only way to ensure security - lawmaker Tillerson averred that United States President Donald Trump has instructed him to try and reduce stress between the two nations through diplomatic efforts. Reed called on Trump to pursue diplomacy, warning of disastrous consequences if the situation deteriorates. Such an action by North Korea would certainly bring the world to the brink of World War 3. [Full Article...]

Two Chinese nationals charged with selling fentanyl to United States suppliers

Two Chinese nationals charged with selling fentanyl to United States suppliers Zhang and 40-year-old Xiaobing Yan, who was indicted in MS federal court Tuesday, are considered significant global drug-trafficking threats, the Department of Justice reported. "In addition, law enforcement agents intercepted packages mailed from Yan's Internet pharmaceutical companies, seizing multiple kilograms of suspected acetyl fentanyl, potentially enough for thousands of lethal doses". [Full Article...]

United States trade representative says he's 'surprised' as Nafta talks pushed into 2018

United States trade representative says he's 'surprised' as Nafta talks pushed into 2018 ET on Tuesday, following talks that ended Monday. "The Top now has passed Trump administration", Canadian and Mexican representatives said, emphasising fact that United States would not withdraw from negotiating table. Freeland said new US content requirements would disrupt supply chains for the automobile industry, jeopardizing thousands of jobs. "The concern surrounding the ( NAFTA ) trade agr... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka To Go Ahead With Pakistan Tour

Doubts about the game being held in Lahore have emerged after 40 Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) contracted players, including most of the current squad , wrote a letter to SLC President Thialnga Sumathipala asking for a change of venue. Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday confirmed their decision to send its team to Pakistan for the third T20I in Lahore on October 29. The board also revealed that an ... [Full Article...]

(Hockey) India, Pakistan qualify for round robin of Asia Cup

(Hockey) India, Pakistan qualify for round robin of Asia Cup Towards the end of third quarter, the match completely turned in favour of India as Ramandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh netted goals in 44th and 45th minute respectively. Pakistan enjoyed the most of the possession in the first quarter but failed to make it count. He rued the chances his forwards missed against Japan but is hopeful they won't make the same mistakes against India. [Full Article...]

Trump Reportedly Joked That Mike Pence Wants to "Hang" All Homosexuals

Trump Reportedly Joked That Mike Pence Wants to When the scholar pointed out that if the case was overturned, states would just legalize abortion on their own, Trump reportedly went in on Pence. Uh-oh! Everything's topsy-turvy in this whimsical vision of America as a doomed kingdom ruled by a tyrannical fool-and we'll bet it's the funniest thing you've seen since Benny Hill ran around in circles! The laughs! He also hosts bible study grou... [Full Article...]

Don't oppose Taj Mahal, against Mughals who built it: BJP MLA

Don't oppose Taj Mahal, against Mughals who built it: BJP MLA The MLA from Sardhana also termed Mughal emperors Babur, Akbar and Aurangzeb as "traitors" and said their names would be removed from the pages of history. The party's spokesman GVL Narasimha Rao described Muslim rule as "barbaric and a period of incomparable intolerance", but said members could hold whatever opinion they had. [Full Article...]

AirAsia Flight From Perth To Bali Plunges 20000 Feet Mid-Air

AirAsia Flight From Perth To Bali Plunges 20000 Feet Mid-Air It is unsure what caused the plane to lose cabin pressure. Passengers said they were terrified during the ordeal. A passenger reportedly said people thought they would die. An AirAsia flight over the weekend plunged 24,000 feet, causing some of the crew to panick, which upset passengers, over what was later determined to be a technical issue, according to CNN . [Full Article...]


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