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U.S. military forces hold joint military exercises with South Korea, Japan

U.S. military forces hold joint military exercises with South Korea, Japan The event marks the second provocation this month after the September 3 nuclear test, which appears to be the sixth and the strongest. The video, which was broadcast by its state television, shows the missile being fired directly from a truck-mounted transporter erector launcher with leader Kim Jong-un spotted observing the process. [Full Article...]

Valuation Of Cowboys Increases By 14 Percent To $4.8 Billion

Valuation Of Cowboys Increases By 14 Percent To $4.8 Billion Valued at more than $1 billion higher than any other franchise, Dallas' "America's Team" nickname carries some validation on this list . According to Forbes , the five most valuable franchises in the world are the Cowboys ($4.8 billion), the New England Patriots ($3.7 billion), the New York Yankees ($3.7 billion) along with soccer clubs Manchester United ($3.69 billion) and FC Barcelona ... [Full Article...]

Nancy Pelosi's DACA event overtaken by Dreamer protests

They repeatedly called the minority leader a "liar". Her official Facebook page had been live-streaming the event and her aides encouraged out-of-town reporters to watch it, but the feed cut out as the protesters persisted. DACA-supporting protesters appeared to commandeer a press conference being held by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who tried multiple times to restore order. [Full Article...]

U.S. may close embassy in Cuba due to mystery hearing injuries

U.S. may close embassy in Cuba due to mystery hearing injuries Although Cuba is responsible for protecting the health of diplomats posted to their country, the US State Department has yet not insinuated that the Cuban government is behind the attacks. USA officials first confirmed the incidents, which began in late 2016, in August 2017. Cuban leader Raul Castro reportedly offered a face-to-face assurance to USA embassy chief Jeffrey DeLaurentis that Cuba wa... [Full Article...]

U.S. warplanes stage fly-over amid tensions with North Korea

U.S. warplanes stage fly-over amid tensions with North Korea The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley, pointed to the world body's two recent votes to impose more severe economic sanctions on the North as signs that the worldwide community is united in its condemnation. Aside from his jabs at the " weak and incompetent " United Nations on previous occasions, Trump has recently praised the intergovernmental organization for the two unanim... [Full Article...]

Caribbean Braces for 'Dangerous' Hurricane Maria

Caribbean Braces for 'Dangerous' Hurricane Maria Tropical storm watches and warnings have been in effect from Fenwick Island and Delaware Bay South in Delaware through Block Island in Rhode Island since at least 8 a.m. Jose's path continues to the north for the next few days before making a turn back into the the Atlantic by the end of the week and weakening back into a tropical storm and eventually a remnant low by Friday. [Full Article...]

PM Modi on Sardar Sarovar Dam

PM Modi on Sardar Sarovar Dam I think time will tell and we will keep a close and watchful eye". Stressing on the hurdles Sardar Sarovar project faced, he said that a lot of people came in the way of the project, but the determination to complete it kept them going. Paying tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and B R Ambedkar, he said had the two founding fathers of Independent India lived longer, the dam would have been com... [Full Article...]

White House: No change in USA position on Paris accord

White House: No change in USA position on Paris accord President Donald Trump announced June 1 that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, but he also left open the door to negotiating a better deal for USA businesses and workers. he said the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord", Stephanopoulos told McMaster. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, who will make a brief appearance at the Mon... [Full Article...]

Amber Rudd says Boris Johnson is 'backseat driving' over Brexit

Amber Rudd says Boris Johnson is 'backseat driving' over Brexit However, the foreign secretary's decision to reopen the debate was not welcomed by Cabinet colleagues including the home secretary, Amber Rudd , and first secretary of state, Damian Green. Jeremy Corbyn's spokesperson said the 10-point article by Johnson "exposed the Tories' real Brexit agenda - a race to the bottom in regulation and corporate tax cuts to benefit the wealthy few at the expense ... [Full Article...]

ACID ATTACK HORROR: Four Americans injured in attack at train station

ACID ATTACK HORROR: Four Americans injured in attack at train station The attack happened at about 11 a.m.at the Saint Charles train station. Fourteen firefighters arrived to the station four emergency vehicles after the incident at 11am. Officials did not believe it was a terrorist act. French authorities arrested a 41-year-old woman in the attack, according to the Marseille's prosecutor's office. [Full Article...]

Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government

Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government File: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , left, and Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh from Hamas, right, raise their linked arms as they move through the crowd at a special session of parliament in Gaza City, March 17, 2007. Gaza's economy is in tatters and residents of the territory have electricity for only a few hours a day. The Hamas capitulation follows months of repression on th... [Full Article...]

Steelers might be dodging bullet with Vikings QB Sam Bradford

Steelers might be dodging bullet with Vikings QB Sam Bradford Adam Schefter added that the " Vikings have guarded optimism but concern " about Bradford's left knee injury, which did require an MRI this week. Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford boarded the team's charter flight to Pittsburgh , according to Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune . [Full Article...]

Closing arguments, jury deliberations scheduled Friday in Slender Man trial

Closing arguments, jury deliberations scheduled Friday in Slender Man trial Her trial is set to start in October. Weier and Geyser were both 12 years old when they lured their classmate, Leutner, into the woods in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha and allegedly stabbed her. Mr Van Rybroek said as a result Weier "couldn't stop herself at the moment it mattered most", and helped stab Miss Leutner even though she knew it was wrong. [Full Article...]

China orders immediate shuttering of Bitcoin exchanges

China orders immediate shuttering of Bitcoin exchanges BTCC has now announced it will end trading at the end of the month, with OkCoin and Huobi closing at the end of October. " BTCChina encourages customers to withdraw their funds as quickly as possible", one of the exchanges wrote in a Friday tweet . [Full Article...]

Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea

Haley: 'Plenty' of military options available for dealing with North Korea Trump has threatened "fire and fury" in response to North Korea's threats. Pyongyang previously fired a missile over the country last month. More specifically, China and Russian Federation want the U.S.to accept North Korea's demand to cease joint military exercises with South Korea to bring the Kim regime to the negotiating table. [Full Article...]

Fire engulfs Malaysia's religious school, 22 kids die

Fire engulfs Malaysia's religious school, 22 kids die He said that it's too early to say how the fire started but added "the Fire and Rescue Department and police will investigate it thoroughly". Mahathir had visited victims of the tragedy at the Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) and also spent about 45 minutes with the victims' families at the hospital's Medical Forensics Institute. [Full Article...]

Congress Approves Resolution Condemning White Nationalists

Congress Approves Resolution Condemning White Nationalists Hmm. But when asked about the President's version of the meeting, Scott said "it's who he has been". House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer said Trump now has a fresh chance to "make clear that there were not " many sides " to what happened and that there can be no equivocation when it comes to bigotry and violent racism". [Full Article...]

Kris Kobach Claims Voter Fraud in New Hampshire

Kris Kobach Claims Voter Fraud in New Hampshire The Tuesday meeting will be devoted to studying declining public confidence in elections, one of the mandates given the panel by Trump , who has claimed without foundation that millions of fraudulent ballots enabled Hillary Clinton to win the popular vote in November. [Full Article...]

Japan seeks to upgrade security talks with India amid China muscle-flexing

Japan seeks to upgrade security talks with India amid China muscle-flexing No wonder Modi has chosen this spot for a diplomatic dinner with Abe. The Japanese prime minister and his wife Akie Abe were given a ceremonial welcome at the Ahmedabad airport, after which they set off on an 8 km-long road show up to Sabarmati Ashram . [Full Article...]

US Bars Agencies From Buying Software From Russian Cybersecurity Firm

US Bars Agencies From Buying Software From Russian Cybersecurity Firm The Department of Homeland Security issued the order on September 13 following growing criticism in Congress and elsewhere about the Moscow-based company's software products, which are widely used in the United States and elsewhere. "These ongoing accusations also ignore the fact that Kaspersky Lab has a 20-year history in the IT security industry of always abiding by the highest ethical business ... [Full Article...]


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