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by | September 04, 2017 | 02:17

General Esmayeeli described Sama, Basir, Sami'e, Samet and Orouj as a number of state-of-the-art home-made air defense systems deployed in different parts of the country. "In parallel with the deployment of the S-300, work on Bavar-373 system is underway", Farzad Esmaili told state broadcaster IRIB late Saturday. Iran began manufacturing Bavar-373 in 2010 after the purchase of the S-300 from Russian Federation was suspended due to global sanctions.

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:09

The wounded officers were rushed to a local hospital. Authorities say the man opened fire on the two officers in an unmarked auto Friday after they recognized him. The injured woman was in critical condition, but police didn't update her condition Sunday. Police are searching for a suspect. "These are violent offenders, this is what they do".

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:59

On Saturday the US took control of the facilities following an order from the Trump administration, Reuters reports. The State Department denied the allegations, saying USA officials had conducted walkthroughs jointly with Russian staff at all three sites to confirm that personnel had departed.

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:30

China yesterday also condemned "destructive" calls for further sanctions, warning Japan, the USA and Britain that diplomacy was needed to avert a crisis. May arrived in Japan Wednesday with an eye to soothing Brexit fears and pushing ahead on early free-trade talks with the world's number three economy.

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:04

Cohen's letter to the House Intelligence Committee said . "This really happened", Mr Peskov said. "How can one person lie so big?" "We waited for a rather long time , thinking that things might improve, nourished the hope that the situation would change somehow", Mr Putin said in an interview with Russian state television in July.

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:07

U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to close the door on any dialogue with the North in his latest tweet about the country. The Department of Treasury says that North Korea generates almost $1 billion a year in coal exports and imposed sanctions on three Chinese companies that it determined to have imported North Korean coal between 2013 and 2016.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:52

As Labor Day weekend travel looms, Maryland drivers are starting to read 'em and weep. But there will likely be continued pain at the pump as the numerous refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast struggle to get back online. Authorities report that flooding has temporarily shut down 10 refineries from Corpus Christi to Beaumont, and several major transmission pipes are closed or operating below capacity.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:50

North Korea claimed it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that can be loaded onto an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). The state news agency released pictures of leader Kim Jong-un inspecting what it said was a new hydrogen bomb.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:45

The announcement came hours after a large natural disaster that appeared to be man-made was detected near the North's known nuclear test site, indicating that the reclusive country had conducted its sixth nuclear test. North Korea "has ignored the worldwide community's widespread opposition, again carrying out a nuclear test". What does the test tell us? North Korea's claim that "this warhead is variable-yield and capable of specialized weapons effects implies a complex nuclear strategy".

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:37

In the top of the first inning, Ramirez hit a ball that bounced twice on top of the wall in left field. Geovanny Urshela hit a two-run double in the second. Matthew Boyd will start on Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals. Angels 7, Rangers 4 (10): Kole Calhoun hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the 10th inning to rally Los Angeles.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:34

The Korea Meteorological Administration initially put the scale of the natural disaster at magnitude 5.7. and said that the seismic wave was recorded at 12.36 p.m. China's big fear has always been that cutting North Korea off completely could lead to its collapse, unleashing a wave of refugees into China's rustbelt provinces in the northeast.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:20

South Korea's military says North Korea is believed to have conducted its sixth nuclear test . In June 1930, North Korea invades the South with the help of China and the Soviet Union. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was calling counterparts in Asia, and Trump's treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, said he was putting together proposed new sanctions for Trump to consider that would seek to cut off trade with North Korea.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:00

At a press conference held at the Akasaka Imperial estate in Tokyo's Minato Ward on Sunday afternoon, Princess Mako and Komuro spoke about how their romance started and how they feel now. Emperor Akihito, 83, is planning on retiring from the royal throne in 2018. Mako is the eldest daughter of Prince Akishino, the second son of the Emperor and second in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne after Prince Naruhito.

by | September 03, 2017 | 23:15

A few hours after Mnuchin's television appearance, President Trump doubled down on the issue. It's not yet clear how exactly the USA would go about implementing those sanctions, either through unilateral action or in another coordinated worldwide effort.

by | September 03, 2017 | 23:14

In February a year ago, Singh criticised former Home Minister P Chidambaram over his remarks that the case of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was not handled correctly. Minister of petroleum and natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan who was also elevated to cabinet rank has also been given the additional charge of ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship.

by | September 03, 2017 | 22:43

The New York Times reported the blast was " five to six times " as powerful as the country's last nuclear test in September 2016, producing an quake that could be felt in South Korea with a magnitude of 6.3, as estimated by the U.S. The temblor, likely to have been North Korea's sixth nuclear test , was detected around 11:30 a.m.in the northeast of the country, according to the China Earthquake Network Center.

by | September 03, 2017 | 22:29

US officials have said that while North Korea has had parts in place for a nuclear detonation going back several months, no new activity had been seen recently at its known nuclear test site in Punggye-ri in its northeastern region. "It follows two such tests last year and more than a dozen missile tests this year". China , North Korea's only ally, condemned the nuclear test as the "wrong actions".

by | September 03, 2017 | 22:24

Donald Trump has asked aides to prepare for United States withdrawal from a free trade agreement with South Korea, it was reported on Saturday - a potentially stunning development at a time of tense confrontation with North Korea. South Korea is the U.S.'s sixth-largest trading partner, while the U.S.is South Korea's second-largest trading partner after China. Moon called for the most powerful punishment against the North in cooperation with the global community.

by | September 03, 2017 | 21:57

The lawyers' association condemned Kenyatta's use of the Kiswahili word, saying that the judges serving in the highest court had acted "professionally, with honour and dignity". Ruto was speaking at State House on Saturday, September 2, to Governors and MCAs who were elected on a Jubilee ticket. "We clearly have a problem", he said, referring to the judiciary.

by | September 03, 2017 | 21:42

Vijayan in a Facebook post expected that the new position would help Kannanthanam become the state's voice in the Union cabinet while effectively intervening into national issues as Union Minister. One of the glittering achievements was when he led the literacy movement in the state and made Kottayam town as the first 100 per cent literate town in the country in 1989.

by | September 03, 2017 | 20:07

Above all, true Americans must stand together." and " Ted Cruz & Texas cohorts voted vs NY/NJ aid after Sandy but I'll vote 4 Harvey aid. However, there were 23 twenty more USA reps from Texas that also tried to block Sandy money. "The problem with that particular bill is it became a $50 billion bill that was filled with unrelated pork ". Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., called Cruz a " hypocrite ", but said he would support aid to Texas.

by | September 03, 2017 | 19:45

Hurricane Irma is now moving to the west at 13 miles per hour MPH with 120 miles per hour winds. The 5 p.m. advisory does not show Irma strengthening to a Category 4 hurricane until the middle of next week. Speculation continues to fly around the path of Hurricane Irma as it edged ever closer to the Caribbean on Saturday . The latest round of forecast models continue to range from a threat to United States east coast from the Carolinas to Florida, to Irma passing well out to ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 19:41

Mr David told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show the story reported this morning was "complete nonsense", though the figure reported is the same as has been privately briefed for months. Mr Davis said money was "the thing that frightens them most" and insisted that the United Kingdom would not be forced into backing down in order to begin trade talks in October.

by | September 03, 2017 | 19:43

According to the 5 a.m. No coastal warnings were in effect Friday evening, though the NHC said residents of the Leeward Islands should monitor the storm. There is a realistic possibility that Irma could impact the United States, including Florida, in about ten days from now. Be sure to download the Local 10 Hurricane Survival Guide to keep you safe before, during and after a storm.

by | September 03, 2017 | 19:35

The announcement comes after the US Geological Survey said it had recorded a 6.3 magnitude quake exactly at noon Sunday local time, near North Korea's known nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, in the county's northeast region. Pyongyang triggered a new escalation of tensions in July after it carried out two successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-14, bringing much of the United States mainland within range.

by | September 03, 2017 | 17:27

An official from Seoul's Defence Ministry said two B-1B bombers and two F-35 fighters participated in training with South Korean F-15 fighter jets. At the moment, the back and forth between the two nations has met a standstill. The report comes as North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan early Tuesday morning, prompting the Japanese government to warn its citizens.

by | September 03, 2017 | 16:50

Prime Minister Theresa May, looking to strengthen relations with one of her closest allies ahead of Brexit, is visiting Japan as it responds to an increasing military threat. With tensions surging, Moscow urged Washington not to use force against North Korea and also said attempts to toughen sanctions would be counterproductive.

by | September 03, 2017 | 16:29

Six of them - Sushma Swaraj , Uma Bharti , Najma Heptullah, Maneka Gandhi, Harsimrat Kaur and Smriti Irani - were ministers of Cabinet rank. Sitharaman said she was just overwhelmed and humbled. Jaitley told reporters on Sunday that he was going to Japan as logistic arrangements were not possible at the last moment. To a query on the opposition criticism of her working as the commerce minister, the BJP leader said she was neither averse, nor frightened by criticism.

by | September 03, 2017 | 16:19

The evening will have temperatures gradually drop into the 60s and 70s by midnight. Tropic: Irma is a major hurricane with winds at 120 miles per hour. We'll find partly sunny skies on Sunday as conditions begin to improve, with temperatures able to warm back up to 79 degrees. Overnight lows will maintain in the low-to-mid 60s until Sunday night , when the overnight low temperature is expected to dip only into the high 60s.

by | September 03, 2017 | 15:44

Edwards said Louisiana has not received a specific request from Texas or Houston for Louisiana to take in evacuees, but if Texas needs Louisiana's help to shelter displaced residents, Shreveport will be the location, and he said shelters are ready.

by | September 03, 2017 | 15:39

Mr. Kem Sokha's arrest was quickly condemned by opposition leaders and worldwide human rights activists. He was arrested after video footage from the Australia-based CBN news was posted on Facebook in which Mr Sokha told his audience that the United States government had been helping him to change the government in Cambodia since 1993.

by | September 03, 2017 | 15:12

Penn State turned a lot of heads with their performance in 2016 featuring an explosive offense that averaged 37.6 points per game. "The confidence we have is just because of the players we have and the coaching staff we have". Akron (0-1) dropped its fifth straight game after losing the final four of 2016 en route to a 5-7 record. Yes, it's Akron - and the Zips' offensive line isn't anything close to what Penn State will face in Big Ten play.

by | September 03, 2017 | 14:59

The fire service said the evacuation of two hospitals, including premature babies and patients in intensive care, had been completed and they were now helping about 500 elderly people leave residences and care homes. Most museums were offering residents free entry on Sunday. The Frankfurt fire brigade said residents are expected to be able to return to their homes from 6 p.m.

by | September 03, 2017 | 14:45

Goldman Sachs economists say the storm has reduced the chance of Trump acting on his threat to shut the federal government over funding for a border wall with Mexico from 50 per cent to 35 per cent. The cross-border solidarity comes amid a brewing row as President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he plans to build a border wall on the southern USA border to keep out illegal immigrants and criminals, threatening to make Mexico pay for it.

by | September 03, 2017 | 14:39

But Nebraska's defense answered the call to end it, the final pass slipping through the fingers of an Arkansas State receiver. His 31 carries were the most by a Husker under Mike Riley , bettering 28 carries by Newby against South Alabama in 2015.