by | September 02, 2017 | 16:07

Pyongyang has been trying to produce a nuclear capable missile capable of striking the American homeland and recently threatened to launch missiles towards the waters near the U.S. "The reason they want it, I think, is they want to be able to either respond to North Korean provocation or they want North Korea to be aware that they have the capability to respond if North Korea goes too far", said Schuster, now a Hawaii Pacific University professor.

by | September 02, 2017 | 15:24

Through their Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, the Dells have committed $18 million upfront to the Rebuild Texas Fund. The couple has already donated $17 million to launch the fund. The company will match every $1 donated by employees up to $10,000 per person. The figures were growing and pledges were continuing to be received. Toyota contributed $3 million to the relief efforts.

by | September 02, 2017 | 14:52

Deepika Padukone, who missed out the Forbes list of highest paid actresses this year is believed to be earning more than her co-stars of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next " Padmavati ". Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Padmavati " is scheduled for a November release and news has it that lead actress Deepika Padukone has recently wrapped the shoot.

by | September 02, 2017 | 14:48

According to the Oswego County Sheriff's Office, a ten-year old girl was the victim of many beatings with open hands, closed fists and kicks, which began in April. Raeder and Mr. Bubis were a couple, as were Ms. Shaver and Mr. Whaley. The Oswego County Sheriff's Department announced Thursday that they had charged four people with multiple offenses following a child abuse investigation.

by | September 02, 2017 | 14:12

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. Hours ago, USA fighter jets and bombers conducted a show of force alongside Japanese and South Korean allies, days afterNorth Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan.

by | September 02, 2017 | 13:24

Previous year over Labor Day weekend, State Patrol numbers show 15 people were killed in traffic accidents. AAA says an estimated 85% of all travelers drive to their destinations during the Labor Day weekend. "State police will have all available troopers out on patrol for the extended holiday weekend, but we need every driver and passenger committed to also doing their part to make their travels as safe as possible".

by | September 02, 2017 | 11:24

Prime Minister Saad Hariri Friday said Israel knows very well that there are no Iranian rocket-manufacturing sites in Lebanon and is using the claim as part of a false campaign. The evacuation was sharply criticised by Iraq, which is also fighting IS and said it was "unacceptable" to ship jihadist fighters to Syrian territory near its borders.

by | September 02, 2017 | 11:02

The Korean version of the book was published earlier this month with the title translated as " Capitalist Republic of Korea ". Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency carried a state court statement expressing anger over the descriptions of North Korean lives as increasingly capitalist.

by | September 02, 2017 | 10:58

High temperatures today will be 105 to 110 in Riverside and Lake Elsinore, 92 to 99 in the mountains, 109 to 114 in the San Gorgonio Pass and 109 to 114 in the Coachella Valley. Officials said there is a high risk of heat-related illness especially for sensitive groups such as the elderly, children, sick people, along with pets and livestock.

by | September 02, 2017 | 10:49

Having a missile soar over Japan may not have been entirely impulsive. Mattis said Tuesday's UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's "outrageous" launch of a ballistic missile over Japan demonstrated that the world was united in diplomatic efforts to stop North Korea's "reckless and intolerable" behavior.

by | September 02, 2017 | 10:24

Similarly, PM Modi tweeted, "Best wishes on Id-ul-Zuha". He called on all to firmly resolve and build a peaceful, harmonious, fraternal and progressive society. President Kovind tweeted, "Greetings to all my fellow citizens, especially to my Muslim brothers & sisters in India & overseas, on Idu'l Zuha". "May Eid further strengthen our cultural bonds and bring peace and prosperity to all belonging to all faiths".

by | September 02, 2017 | 10:11

While the administration is said to be working well with state authorities to deal with the crisis caused by Harvey, critics say Mr Trump failed at fulfilling his unofficial role as "consoler-in-chief" when he flew to Texas to meet with state officials and disaster response coordinators.

by | September 02, 2017 | 09:56

Chancellor Merkel said the detentions called for a decisive reaction, and that it was inappropriate to continue talks about expanding the limited customs agreement that Turkey has shared with the European Union since 1995. German consular officials in Turkey were first alerted through non-government sources, and the airport police then confirmed the detentions. The election manifesto for the Greens, who now have 63 out of 630 seats in the Bundestag, has said: "We welcome openly and with ...

by | September 02, 2017 | 09:28

It came as the US and South Korean forces were nearing the end of the 10-day annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercises, which the North regards as a rehearsal for invasion. According to AFP , the South Korean president has previously urged limits on Seoul's missiles to be loosened in a conversation with Trump - and the Pentagon had said it was "actively" considering the revision.

by | September 02, 2017 | 09:08

Under the treaty , Seoul is restricted to possessing ballistic missiles with a maximum range of 800 kilometers (500 miles) and a payload of 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds). Those reports though, have not been confirmed. The show of force came as the allies are wrapping up their annual computer-based military exercise known as Ulchi Freedom Guardian, where some 50,000 South Korean and 17,500 USA troops simulate a war with North Korea, including the allies' pre-emptive strike scheme against the ...

by | September 02, 2017 | 08:43

In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan , White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the request included $7.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund and $450 million for the Small Business Administration's disaster loan program.

by | September 02, 2017 | 07:15

News of Kim's new child comes months after his wife disappeared from the public eye at the latter part of 2016, according to The Independent . United States basketball star Dennis Rodman, who has conducted unofficial "diplomacy" in the reclusive country, has reported that the second child is a girl.

by | September 02, 2017 | 07:07

The Castaic Fire is up to 25 acres and forward progression has stopped, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. A small brush fire has gained traction alongside the 210 Freeway in the Sun Valley area, prompting a full closure of the freeway Friday afternoon.

by | September 02, 2017 | 07:09

The blaze was initially estimated at an acre or less, but a wind shift at about 2 p.m. sent embers flying a quarter-mile north across the freeway, where they landed in dry brush and started another fire, Stewart said. It was not immediately clear how many homes were at risk. The California Highway Patrol also closed all lanes of the northbound and southbound 5 freeway at Lake Hughes Road.

by | September 02, 2017 | 06:52

Just the day before, North Korea launched a missile the passed over the country's northern island of Hokkaido , which Prime Minister Abe labelled "an unprecedented, grave, and serious threat " to regional security. Last week, Japan expanded its own sanctions against the North, after a similar USA move. The Pentagon confirmed that the missile's northeastern path "did not pose a threat to North America." a Pentagon statement said.

by | September 02, 2017 | 06:47

Bar owner Jack Milani said he was surprised anyone would be foolish enough to try and rob Monaghan's Pub because it is a well-known hangout for local police officers. The report said one officer "began to deliver a series of punches to the face and head of McCoy with his closed fist" because they feared he had a gun in his waistband, the Sun reported.

by | September 02, 2017 | 06:00

This was the 13th launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea so far this year. " All options are on the table", Trump said in a tersely worded statement to AP. mainland within range. "It's another provocation by North Korea , they just seem to continue to happen", United States envoy Robert Wood told reporters in Geneva.

by | September 02, 2017 | 05:40

The accident occurred near the Madapura Cross in the Honnali Taluk, when the MLA was heading towards Shikaripur. A pedestrian was killed on the spot when he was knocked down by an SUV in which Shikaripur MLA B Y Raghavendra was travelling.

by | September 02, 2017 | 05:36

Earlier this week, the U.S. President Donald Trump said there was little chance of success in the process, blaming Mexico for the failure in the search for a new deal. A spokesman for Ross in Washington could not immediately be reached for comment. The country's economy minister says Mexico and Canada will remain in NAFTA even if the USA leaves.

by | September 02, 2017 | 05:30

The test comes one day after North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean. The test aimed to showcase the integrated capacities of the Aegis Weapon System and its evolution as a counter-threat platform. The Missile Defense Agency said Wednesday it had conducted a successful missile defense test that intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii.

by | September 02, 2017 | 04:31

Mrs May asked China to use its leverage as North Korea's main ally to put pressure on Pyongyang, following Tuesday's launch of a test missile over Japan . Theresa May has announced her intention to fight the next general election as she told her leadership rivals: "I'm not a quitter ". It's about getting the Brexit deal right, it's about building that deep and special partnership with the European Union, but it's also about building global Britain, trading around the world.

by | September 02, 2017 | 04:23

But Mattis' remarks seemed to strike a different tone to others made by Trump Wednesday morning on Twitter. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Mattis often appeared to take more nuanced positions than Trump as tensions between Pyongyang and Washington spiraled earlier in the month.

by | September 02, 2017 | 03:58

While North Korea's repeated missile tests and defiance of global sanctions may seem erratic to onlookers, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's latest move demonstrates a "very rational" strategy based on an "sense of acute timing", one strategist told CNBC.

by | September 02, 2017 | 03:58

The court said it has "seriously warned" the outlets "will be made to pay a high price" for the work. The official Korean Central News Agency reported that it said: "They have reached the state of slandering and insulting even the inviolable name of our country and its national emblem".

by | September 02, 2017 | 03:52

But Francis concludes that "in reality, they are persons looking for security". This year marks the first time that Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church , have issued a statement together for this particular day of prayer.

by | September 02, 2017 | 03:50

The White House is shopping the measure to key Republicans, who may press for more. The White House has confirmed that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump plan to visit Louisiana on Saturday and named Lake Charles as a possible destination.

by | September 02, 2017 | 03:42

The shelter has also sent supplies to the Houston area and helped the Austin Animal Center set up an additional shelter for those evacuees in Austin who have their pets with them. Picard noted that even if someone isn't ready to make a lifelong commitment, fostering an animal until a permanent home is found can make a crucial difference for the pet's welfare ― especially in the cases of animals that have already gone through so much.

by | September 02, 2017 | 03:34

It barreled through the popular tourist resorts of Los Cabos, according to authorities. Two people were electrocuted and two - including a child - drowned trying to cross a raging stream to safety, the state emergency agency said in a report.

by | September 02, 2017 | 02:42

In a recent statement , Secretary of Defense General Mattis has directly contradicted the President's recent tweet that declared, "Talking is not the answer! ". "The US imperialists and the South Korean puppet forces do not hide their bellicose nature, claiming that the exercises are to "counter" the DPRK's ballistic rocket launches and nuclear weapons development", North Korea's KCNA news agency said, referring to the acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the official ...

by | September 02, 2017 | 02:39

Fen Hampson, director of the global security program at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, said the government should undertake a careful analysis of the idea, since North Korea's evolving capabilities are testing old assumptions.