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by | September 24, 2017 | 02:16

The US has "significant issues" with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after meeting his Iranian counterpart here amidst global efforts to implement the crucial agreement. president to modify the accord, which made possible the lifting of a good number of sanctions against Iran. Iran responded angrily to Trump's remarks.

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:15

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe devoted his entire speech at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations to North Korea, which has launched two ballistic missiles over its eastern neighbor in the past three weeks. Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister reportedly said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. There has been a widening linguistic divide between the rival Koreas, but "neukdari" has the same meaning in North Korea as in the South, ...

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:11

The president's repeated attempts to challenge Kim, using language remarkably similar to that typically found in North Korean propaganda, seemed to reach a zenith Tuesday when he vowed from the United Nations dais to "totally destroy North Korea" if provoked.

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:09

The sale of liquefied natural gas has been banned outright and the export of refined petroleum has been reduced to two barrels per year. The ban on textile export is expected to cost the country more than $700 million a year. Chinese leaders were long North Korea's diplomatic protectors but express increasing frustration with the government of Kim Jong-un. While addressing UN General Assembly, President Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to do so in defence of ...

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:01

Now the standoff is between Kim Jong Un , who seems even more reckless and unhinged than his predecessors, and Donald Trump , the most brash and unpredictable president we've ever had. His remarks remind me of such words as "political layman" and "political heretic" which were in vogue in reference to Trump during his presidential election campaign.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:55

While the Yanks bats remained silent through six frames, the Jays broke the game open with one swing of the bat. The homer gave Judge 120 runs scored this season, extending his American League lead. Tanaka, however, took the mound with a 3.34 ERA over his last 14 outings, a stretch that followed a nightmare first 2 1/2 months in which he gave up at least five runs in six of his first 14 starts.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:55

The remaining outages involve labor-intensive repairs: extensive tree or debris removal and pole, wire or transformer replacement. They have more than 1,000 team members working around-the-clock, working to restore power. " Hurricane Irma was unprecedented by nearly every measure including its size and scope, destructive power and slow movement". The hurricane knocked out electricity to 6.7 million homes and businesses across the state.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:55

In remarks to reporters at the Pentagon, Mattis said US and Japanese missile defenses have been ready to respond, but were not needed. North Korea's recent showcase of ballistic missiles and nuclear tests has heightened tensions in the worldwide community, with UN Security Council imposing new sanctions on Pyongyang and the United States vowing to " totally destroy North Korea" if needed.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:54

These attempts include the 1994 framework agreed on between the United States and North Korea in which light-water reactors and heavy fuel oil are provided to Pyongyang in exchange for it freezing its nuclear development, and the six-party talks in 2005 and 2007 over the North's nuclear plans.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:45

In summary, the island has been devastated. "Tremendous loss of housing and public buildings". "Our main preoccupation now is search and rescue", said Prime Minister Skerrit. "I remain committed to the country", he said, as he outlined his plans to travel to the United Nations (UN) to address the UN and to outline the situation.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:43

The site is near where North Korea on September 3 conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in what it said was the detonation of a thermonuclear weapon. But the official from the South Korean agency said the analysis of seismic waves and the lack of sound waves clearly showed that the quake was not caused by an artificial explosion.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:40

Self-styled godman Swami Kaushlendra Prapannachari Falahari Maharaj, also known as Baba Falahari, was arrested on Saturday by Alwar police in Rajasthan, days after a woman from Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur had lodged a sexual assault complaint against him.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:40

Lavrov added this about discussions with Secretary of State Tillerson, "What I feel, talking to Rex Tillerson , is that this is the position of the administration, that they are not happy with the current state of relations, and we are not happy at all".

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:40

President Donald Trump defended his country in his United Nations speech this week and took a swipe against North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un by describing him as a " rocket man on a suicide mission". Because Kim Jong Un just called Big Don a " dotard " and. wait, a dotard ? "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong-un".

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:29

South Korea says Kim Jong Un's rebuke against U.S. President Donald Trump marked the first time a North Korean leader directly issued a statement to the global community under his name. Kim's statement also seems to signal more weapons tests on the horizon - a worrying prospect given the North's willingness to back up its belligerent rhetoric against Trump with action.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:15

But this was the furthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any United States fighter or bomber aircraft has flown off North Korea's coast in this century, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said. Earlier this month, North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date, drawing stiffer United Nations sanctions. At the United Nations on Tuesday, President Donald Trump said that he would "totally destroy" North Korea if the USA was forced to defend itself or its allies.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:54

Though Maria is expected to stay well east of the United States, swells will affect Bermuda, the Bahamas and the southeastern coast of the United States, causing rip currents and life-threatening surf this weekend. Maria is a Category 3 storm and is expected to stay well off the East Coast, but the system is generating swells along the southeastern coast. A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds, conditions that make outside ...

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:50

Kim lashed out after Trump stunned the world on Tuesday when he used his maiden UNGA speech to warn the North Korea that Washington would "totally destroy" it if the U.S. Kim in a statement , issued by the Chairman of State Affairs Commission of DPRK , said Trump's remarks were unprecedented rude nonsense and it was unheard from any of his predecessors.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:43

Ri made the statement after Kim said that he was considering retaliating at the "highest level" after the US President warned that America would destroy North Korea of it was forced to defend itself. "Action is the best option in treating the dotard who, hard of hearing, is uttering only what he wants to say", Kim added. Under Kim Jong Un's leadership, Pyongyang carried out several intercontinental ballistic missile tests , including 20 missile tests in 2016.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:43

He further said, "It is time for North Korea to realise that de-nuclearisation is its only acceptable future". It does, however, raise many questions, including: How would the North undertake such a nuclear test, what risks might it pose to Japan and how would the US respond? North Korean leader Kim Jong-un threatened to "tame with fire" U.S.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:44

According to its makers, Jai Lava Kusa reportedly grossed Rs 30 crore on its opening day across the Telugu states, while it raked in approximately Rs 42 crore worldwide. Even though it was an evil character, audiences loved how Jr NTR made it stand out with his terrific performance. Playing a triple role was emotionally challenging.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:39

American Thomas eagled the par-five 18th after hoisting his second shot to five feet for a four-under-par 66 on another benign day at East Lake. World number two Spieth and PGA champion Thomas are tied for sixth with 67s along with Spain's Jon Rahm, Russell Henley and Gary Woodland.Dustin Johnson, Jason Dufner, Tony Finau, Kevin Kisner, Pat Perez and Justin Rose were tied for 11th at 68.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:28

Kenya's Supreme Court then ordered a new election to be held within 60 days, and Kenyatta pledged to respect the ruling despite repeatedly and strongly criticizing it. Odinga's opposition party has vowed not to participate in the October 17 vote without major reforms by the electoral commission. Many vote tally forms lacked security features and the lack of opposition agents to sign off on results at many polling stations left open the possibility of manipulation.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:23

Merkel offered Germans "a combination of the experience of recent years, in which we have achieved plenty, and curiosity for the new" during the pair's only head-to-head debate of the campaign. Given the Brexit upset and President Trump's surprise victory, one can not entirely rule out a hidden AfD vote. "No one has talked about that enough".

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:23

Trump called the North Korean leader a "madman" on Friday, a day after Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged US dotard". There seemed to be some initial difference of opinion, however, with Seoul's Korea Meteorological Agency (KMA) saying that it had registered a tremor of a similar size, but judged it a "natural quake".

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:18

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by | September 24, 2017 | 00:17

In Japan, the government's defence minister told his country to brace for the potential for the potential launch of a nuclear-armed North Korean missile. Mr Trump also told the United Nations that if "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ".

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:16

Analysts say the North is likely to soon achieve its objective of possessing nuclear missiles capable of reaching any part of the US homeland. That is what U.S. North Korea has long said that its weapons tests are necessary because of USA hostility, which for Pyongyang includes the almost 80,000 US troops stationed in Japan and South Korea.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:18

On June 7, the Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government President Masoud Barzani announced his plan to hold a referendum on September 25 on seeking independence of the semi-autonomous Kurdish region from Iraq. This process - reflected in the ongoing wars in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan that Washington is unable to win - is rooted in the fact that US imperialism lost the Cold War.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:15

Moreover, it also carried in-flight video from the nose cone.The missile was launched during a military parade in Tehran which commemorated the 1980s Iran-Iraq war. Max Abrahms, assistant Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University, said that Iran's announcement of its new missile will likely lead to more escalation.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:11

If Kim's threat materializes, it will be a "tipping point" for China, and may prompt many other countries to demand an "end to the regime", said David Albright, founder of the non-profit Institute for Science and International Security in Washington.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:12

A geophysicist with the Survey told The Associated Press that the latest natural disaster was an aftershock of the 8.1 tremor earlier this month. Rescue operations in Mexico City following the September 19 quake have been temporarily suspended while a risk assessment is carried out, according to the National Coordinator of the Civil Protection Authority, Luis Felipe Puente.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:08

National, chasing a fourth term - a feat only achieved once before in New Zealand - struggled to find a way to counter a new, optimistic opponent. In last few hours, nearly all votes have been counted and trends show that the National party was leading with 46 per cent, while support for Labour was 35.8 per cent, the Election Commission said in a statement.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:09

Of all the leaders gathered in NY for the annual U.N. General Assembly, Trump is arguably closest to Macron , despite their differences in age and political philosophy. president said . " It is in everyone's interest", Trump said, "to seek a future where nations can be sovereign", a word he used 19 times in his speech .

by | September 23, 2017 | 03:16

The woman was initially described as a nanny and a babysitter, but her connection to the boy remains unclear. Zeljna Kosovac appeared in court on Friday and was charged with criminal negligence causing death. "It's is a disgusting reminder. why it is so important not to leave kids or pets in a vehicle unattended". An autopsy has been scheduled for later Friday.