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Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking The Department of Homeland Security confirmed it had notified the 21 states but declined to identify them Friday. He says the hackers were unable to find any vulnerability in the state system and "weren't able to get any kind of intrusion into anything". [Full Article...]

Trump says will be putting more sanctions on North Korea

These sanctions followed sanctions placed in August on the regime's coal, lead, iron, and seafood exports, which represent a third of the regime's total exports. This response comes after a series of successful missile tests by North Korea , who also claim to have developed an ICBM (Intercontinental ballistic missile ) capable of reaching the United States. [Full Article...]

Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant with Her First Child

Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant with Her First Child According to TMZ , she started telling people at the Day N Night Fest in Anaheim, CA, earlier this month. This is a developing story. We have reached out to Kylie's rep to confirm the exciting news. Jenner discussed her high-profile breakup with Tyga on a recent episode of her E! reality series "Life of Kylie ". Kylie and Travis have been together since April, and have been spott... [Full Article...]

Myanmar must end persecution of the Rohingya now

Myanmar must end persecution of the Rohingya now Buddhist protesters in Myanmar have thrown petrol bombs to try to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state, where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing. Rohingya Muslims in India hope the Supreme Court would decide in their favor. The bench then fixed the PIL and several other interim applications, seeking to intervene in the case for hearing at 2 PM on Octob... [Full Article...]

Catalonia Referendum: Spain PM Calls for 'Escalation' to Stop

Catalonia Referendum: Spain PM Calls for 'Escalation' to Stop The referendum has been declared illegal by Spain's constitutional court in Madrid and denounced by the ruling right-wing Partido Popular government . Several thousand Catalans gathered to angrily protest the raids outside government offices in the region's capital, Barcelona . It is not yet clear whether the police operation would be enough to prevent the vote overall or if it could... [Full Article...]

South korea approves $8m aid package for the North

South korea approves $8m aid package for the North The effectiveness of the sanctions depends largely on whether China, North Korea's ally and main economic partner, will fully implement them. During the mission, the aircraft from the United States and South Korea practised their attack capabilities by releasing live weapons at the Pilsung Range training area. [Full Article...]

Mattis says United States has 'many' military options over North Korea

Mattis says United States has 'many' military options over North Korea The standoff over North Korea's weapons development has intensified as its autocratic leader Kim Jong Un has accelerated his nation's development of a nuclear-tipped missile that could soon strike the continental United States. Meanwhile the USA and Chinese leaders have committed to "maximising pressure on North Korea", the White House has said. Mattis acknowledged discussing that with his South K... [Full Article...]

Trump to stump for odd in Huntsville

Trump to stump for odd in Huntsville Strange, who has showcased the support of the president since the primary, will also get support from Vice President Mike Pence who Politico reports will come to Alabama sometime Monday. "'Cause if there's no place for Luther Strange , then we're all in trouble". Along with the Huntsville rally where Brooks appeared, Moore made stops at a GOP club meeting and churches in north Alabama. [Full Article...]

Trump's actions as president now under scrutiny in special counsel's investigation

Trump's actions as president now under scrutiny in special counsel's investigation The document requests are the clearest indication yet that at least some aspects of Mueller's probe are focused on the president's behavior in office. The fact that Mueller's team would speak with Rosenstein is not surprising given his direct involvement in Trump administration conversations that preceded the May 9 ouster and the evolving White House explanations of it. [Full Article...]

It's dearth of jobs that created leaders like Modi and Trump: Rahul

It's dearth of jobs that created leaders like Modi and Trump: Rahul I feel medium and small companies should be targeted. "The central challenge in India is the politics of polarisation , where you pit one community against the other and you create spaces for other people to come in.that's where the real danger is". [Full Article...]

4 maps charting the unsafe path of Hurricane Maria

Hurricane-force winds now extend outward up to 60 miles (95 kilometers) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 150 miles (240 kilometers). Officials said almost 2,800 people had arrived at shelters across the island, with 105 pets, by late Tuesday. "Don't be asleep. It's okay to rest, but be vigilant and aware of what's going on around your property", Mapp said, accor... [Full Article...]

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' of North Korea

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' of North Korea He said Pyongyang's increased testing of intercontinental missiles and nuclear payloads, "threatens the entire world with unthinkable loss of life". "The president should be talking more about imposing even tougher sanctions on North Korea , having the Chinese agree that they are going to cut off all oil into the North Korean economy". [Full Article...]

NATO condemns United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty

NATO condemns United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty After the signing ceremony, Onyeama told correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Nigeria was in support of the weapons-free world. The UN had in July adopted Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty in a majority vote by 122 countries, leading toward total elimination of nuclear weapons, while 60 countries boycotted. [Full Article...]

1 wounded Mattoon High School shooting

1 wounded Mattoon High School shooting Officials said the injured student is in stable condition at a local hospital. Police were securing the scene. A student at Mattoon High School in Mattoon, Ill . According to WAND 17, one person is in custody after several shots were fired and at least one person was shot at the school. High-schoolers have been evacuated outside the building to safe places. [Full Article...]

Leubsdorf: The last gasp of the GOP health care effort

Leubsdorf: The last gasp of the GOP health care effort Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., who is co-sponsoring the bill with Sen. The bill's momentum came so suddenly that the No. 2 Senate Republican, John Thune, called Cassidy "the grave robber" because "this thing was six feet under". The money would be reallocated from states that expanded Medicaid and therefore covered more residents to Republican-controlled states with higher numbers of uninsured. [Full Article...]

Kenya's Supreme Court explains why it nullified presidential polls

Kenya's Supreme Court explains why it nullified presidential polls Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu in her remarks said that the election results were announced even though numerous electoral forms had not been received for verification and many forms did not tally with figures from polling stations. The country's highest court had annulled the election results three weeks ago, and ordered fresh elections in October. "They are not merely technicalities but ... [Full Article...]

How's This For Warm? Binyamin Netanyahu Meets Egyptian President al-Sisi

How's This For Warm? Binyamin Netanyahu Meets Egyptian President al-Sisi Human rights should not be judged from a Western perspective, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi told former USA officials yesterday at a meeting in New York , Ahram Online reported. In the USA to attend the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting, Al-Sisi spoke to American diplomats, former administration officials and military generals about Egypt's alleged commitment to human rights. [Full Article...]

Violence Erupts After Vigil for Slain Georgia Tech Student

Violence Erupts After Vigil for Slain Georgia Tech Student The student, Scout Schultz , 21, died at a local hospital from a single gunshot wound, according to a statement by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation , which is investigating the altercation. Scout Schultz spent this past summer at home and there were no obvious problems when school resumed last month, the elder Schultz said. Georgia Tech President G.P. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Urges Latin American Leaders to Challenge Venezuela Dictator Nicolás Maduro

Donald Trump Urges Latin American Leaders to Challenge Venezuela Dictator Nicolás Maduro At least 125 people have been killed in four months of protests against the Maduro government , which has resisted calls to bring forward the presidential election and instead set up a pro-Maduro legislative superbody called a Constituent Assembly that has overruled the country's opposition-led Congress. [Full Article...]

Syrian army controls 75 pct of Deir al-Zour city

Syrian army controls 75 pct of Deir al-Zour city The Syrian Army liberating the Deir ez-Zor region from terrorists is facing strong resistance and massive fire from areas where armed opposition groups and USA forces are stationed, the Russian Defense Ministry said. " Whether it's the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), or ISIS or any illegitimate foreign force in the country. we will fight and work against them so our land is freed completely from... [Full Article...]


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