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by | September 07, 2017 | 08:43

Several thousand people marched in Indonesia's capital on Wednesday, calling on the government of the world's most populous Muslim nation to put more pressure on Myanmar to halt the persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority. After weeks of increased bloodshed forced almost 150,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee Myanmar , the country's leaders announced on Wednesday that they are in talks with China and Russian Federation, both permanent members of the U.N.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:28

Tropical Storm Jose's winds increased Wednesday morning to about 60 miles per hour with higher gusts. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Katia, which formed this morning in the Gulf of Mexico, is located about 135 miles east-southeast of Tampico, Mexico and about 175 miles north of Veracruz, Mexico.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:28

Earlier, five members of the task force were sent to College Station, Texas, to help manage the Federal Emergency Management Agency Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces. Task Force 2 is one of 28 in the country and is based in Virginia Beach, with members from throughout Hampton Roads and in Hanover County. "The idea is to have people highly skilled in search and rescue ready to mobilize", Kohn said of the FEMA system.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:09

The government has extended the Hurricane Watch northward along the coast to Cabo Rojo. The storm was headed toward Puerto Rico where it was expected to bring "life threatening wind, storm surges and rainfall", the National Weather Service said Wednesday.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:07

That would force the Republicans to vote on another politically treacherous increase at the end of this year while GOP leaders would like to increase the limit until after next year's midterm elections. "We agreed to a three-month extension on debt ceiling, which they consider to be sacred - very important - always we'll agree on debt ceiling automatically because of the importance of it".

by | September 07, 2017 | 07:42

Moon and Abe agreed that now is the time to pile on the strongest pressure and sanctions against the North rather than pursuing dialogue amid Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. As the two countries coordinate their response to North Korea, historical issues, in particular the decades-old issue of Korean "comfort women" forced into wartime brothels for the Japanese military, casts a shadow.

by | September 07, 2017 | 07:38

The United States on Monday launched a bid at the UN Security Council to quickly slap the "strongest possible measures" on North Korea in response to its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, but China and Russian Federation argued that diplomatic talks were needed to address the crisis.

by | September 07, 2017 | 06:50

Mendez said that they are now conducting an investigation to search for other explosives in the building. The victim, whose identity has not been released, was taken to St. Law enforcement on the scene include agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the FBII and the United States Postal Service, as well as East Chicago police and fire officials.

by | September 07, 2017 | 06:21

Katia and Jose are now not expected to have direct impacts on the U.S. However, Hurricane Irma's story is still being written. Jose is still far from land and well east of Hurricane Irma . Hurricane Katia is now forming in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico , according to the NHC . A hurricane warning remains in effect for the BVI. Unlike Harvey, which moved to north and strengthened rapidly, Katia is expected to stick close to Mexico .

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:40

During his talks with world leaders, Moon stressed that the time has come for the worldwide community to impose sanctions that are more than just a slap on the wrist. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that he hopes their two countries can work together to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue.

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:38

Free or reduced lunch applications are not required. Breakfast is already provided free of charge. The Free School Lunch for All program applies to all NYC schools and students who participate in SchoolFood , including charter and non-public schools.

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:25

Mrs May's official spokesman said the PM had told Cabinet that the North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile programmes "threaten the whole of the worldwide community". In an early morning tweet Tuesday, Trump said, "I am allowing Japan & South Korea to buy a substantially increased amount of highly sophisticated military equipment from the United States".

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:21

That's at least according to his buddy Dennis Rodman , who defended the 33-year-old dictator during an appearance on ITV's " Good Morning Britain ". We laugh, we sing karaoke, we do a lot of cool things together. He said the relationship between the U.S. and Russian Federation had changed "but for some reason with have a big issue with North Korea ". "We ride horses, we hang out, we go skiing", he continued.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:53

The storm was headed toward Puerto Rico where it was expected to bring "life threatening wind, storm surges and rainfall", the National Weather Service said Wednesday. Irma could become the first major hurricane classified as a category 3 or higher to make USA landfall since Hurricane Wilma in 2005. That storm was the largest to hit the state and the costliest in USA history until hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:46

The two Democratic leaders will propose the plan to Mr. Trump and GOP leaders at a meeting later Wednesday at the White House, according to a Democratic aide. They cited a variety of reasons, including market reactions and the idea Democrats were using the short-term offer to try to get more policy concessions, but Trump said he wanted a deal, one person said.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:42

Nikki Haley said: " Enough is enough ... we must adopt the strongest possible measures ". All parties are also seeking for the deployment of some of the most powerful military assets from the United States into South Korean and Japanese territories.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:15

Analysts say it is most likely North Korea will carry out its next "provocative" act on or around 9 September when the country celebrates its founding day. (Russian) "I'm glad to have an opportunity to meet with you today and discuss problems of our concern related to well-known events related to North Korea's nuclear program, missile program, and of course to discuss our bilateral relations".

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:08

The unidentified woman told officers that the brakes on her SUV failed Monday afternoon, a claim police are investigating. Partygoers like Kamilah Muhammad were in total shock. Police say the driver faces a DUI charge. All of the victims were transported to area hospitals, thankfully there was no reports of life-threatening injuries.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:02

He obviously likes the Chicago Bulls, he asked me to come over and I said yes'. Rodman has made several visits to see his little buddy - the five-time National Basketball Association champ is 6-foot-7 and Kim Jong Un is a foot shorter - whom he's called "a friend for life ".

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:03

Tropical Depression 13 is trying to organize into a tropical storm off the coast of Mexico. Jose has winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph) and is quickly strengthening, but poses no immediate threat to land. "The system will likely end up moving inland over the northern coast of southeastern Mexico sometime late this week or this weekend", hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski told AccuWeather .

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:53

The Worker's Party of Korea and the government of North Korea would also be subjected to an asset freeze. The draft, which was circulated to the 15-member Security Council, would impose an oil embargo, ban payments to North Korean "guest workers" and ban textile exports, with the goal of punishing North Korea for its rapidly progressing missile and nuclear programs.

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:48

Egypt´s economy tanked after a 2011 revolution that toppled longtime president Hosni Mubarak, and though growth has steadily recovered, reaching 4.3 percent a year ago from 1.8 percent in 2011, it is still hampered by high inflation. When Khaled told one prosecutor that he had been tortured, the prosecutor replied it was none of his business and ordered Khaled to restate the videotaped confession, or else he would send him back to be tortured again.

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:47

Putin said that Russian Federation would sue the US over the closure, an action that was confirmed later by the Kremlin. North Korea on Wednesday insisted that it will maintain its nuclear program even if additional sanctions from the global community are imposed on the regime, media reports said.

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:46

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his Foreign Ministry to sue the US government over the seizure of Russian diplomatic property in the United States , Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. Even so, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa said Tuesday that her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi told her that Beijing is open to additional sanctions.

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:42

Russian Federation is ready to take part in talks to try to solve the North Korean issue but has yet to see any positive impact from sanctions against Pyongyang , a Kremlin spokesman said on Sunday. It added that the navy said the maneuvers were a show of the country's "resolve to retaliate against North Korea's provocations". North Korea claimed that its nuclear warhead could be mounted onto an intercontinental ballistic missile, which would signal considerable progress in its nuclear ...

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:34

The Obama-era policy protects about 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children . The president's move to rescind DACA "would upend the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people who have only ever called America their home , including roughly 42,000 New Yorkers", Cuomo said in a statement released jointly with Schneiderman.

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:15

LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) has risen 55.95% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. It increased, as 52 investors sold Charles Schwab Corp shares while 266 reduced holdings. CLSA maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $34 target in Thursday, September 22 report. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 4.

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:01

Such testimony from a close confidant could be damning for Lula, who intends to run for president again next year if he can successfully appeal a conviction that would bar him from standing. She was impeached and forced out of office on charges of illegally managing the federal budget in 2016.The charges are part of a massive corruption probe into whether the politicians in question inflated state contracts in order to skim funds from Petrobras.

by | September 07, 2017 | 03:01

David Davis conceded that agreement was not in sight over how much the United Kingdom would pay as the price of its departure from the bloc. Those obligations "may not be legal ones, they may be moral ones or political ones", he said. Davis says talks have been hard and "confrontational". With the Great Repeal bill scheduled for its second reading on Thursday, the battle for Brexit is hotting up - with Europhile MPs emboldened in the hung parliament.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:55

Appearing to be in good spirits the President and the First Lady shook hands and posed for selfies with some of the victims and volunteers in Houston , while President Trump stopped to kiss the heads of babies. He suggested that whoever can conduct business should open their doors. The US President also adjusted the Texas Disaster Declaration, which he originally signed on August 25, by increasing the level of federal funding for debris removal from 75 to 90 per cent.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:37

Almost, one million Rohingya lives in Myanmar out of which Muslims are major while Hindus are of the minor. "I hope we don't get there" and his appeal to all civilian and military authorities in Myanmar is to put an end to the violence that is creating a situation that can destabilise the region.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:22

Houstonians are suffering due to Harvey. The city of Houston ordered a mandatory evacuation yesterday of about 4,600 residences in the western section, where several hundred people have not left their homes and flooding is expected to last for another two weeks.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:19

A relevant draft resolution was submitted by Russia to the UN Security Council on Tuesday after the proposal was voiced by Russian President Vladimir Putin at the recent BRICS summit in China . Trump, who had stated in a telephone call with U.K. Prime Minister, Theresa May just yesterday that now was not the time to focus on talks with North Korea and maintained that all options remained open to defend the United States and its allies against North Korean aggression, spoke with a different ...

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:17

The storm is 45 miles east of Tampico, Mexico and could become a Cat.1 hurricane before going ashore. The NHC this morning advised that interests in the Leeward Islands should monitor the future progress of Jose, which could become a hurricane by Friday.

by | September 07, 2017 | 02:12

Charlottesville, Virginia, has chose to remove another Confederate general's statue from a park, a city spokeswoman said on Wednesday, just weeks after a woman died during protests over a decision to remove a statue of General Robert E. "They should be in a museum". The city had draped both with black tarps as a symbol of mourning for Heather Heyer, a counter protester killed at the violent Unite the Right rally.