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by | September 25, 2017 | 01:40

Slamming McCain's decision made a day before that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the health care legislation that the Trump administration has been lobbying for in the Senate, Trump fired off a series of tweets on Saturday morning.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:39

An unnamed, but senior Trump Administration official says the United States is taking the "threat" of North Korea carrying out an above-ground hydrogen bomb test over the Pacific " seriously ". On Friday morning, Trump responded by calling Kim Jong Un a "madman" and threatened that he "will be tested like never before". Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera noted such a test could mean a nuclear-armed missile flying over Japan.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:39

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Thursday in NY that in "his opinion", leader Kim Jong Un was prepared to conduct the "most powerful test of a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean". Trump also said China was imposing major banking sanctions, too, but there was no immediate confirmation from the North's most important trading partner.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:34

There is a recent report from the U.S. Geological Survey of a magnitude 3.5 quake that occurred 22km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea around 6:29 p.m. The article said, "For more than seven decades since the foundation of the UN, no chief executives or diplomats including the preceding USA presidents have openly called for the obliteration of another state" at the UN General Assembly.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:29

In a blow for May's government, credit rating agency Moody's downgraded Britain a notch to Aa2, the third-highest level, citing the country's debt burden and uncertainty about Brexit . From being a staunch anti-Brexit campaigner who said that leaving the European Union would wreck the British economy and weaken our security, she has transformed into someone who now looks forward to leaving with "enthusiasm" and "excitement".

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:21

Iran unveiled a new ballistic missile Friday as its president stepped up pressure on the United States by defending its right to strengthen military defenses. "Imagine what would happen if Iran would acquire nuclear weapons. We can not allow it to happen", Liberman said. Revolutionary Guards aerospace commander General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said the new Khoramshahr missile has a range of 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) and can carry multiple warheads.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:13

Hurricane Maria came ashore as a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday, hitting the island with devastating winds and torrential rains. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines did not operate into SJU on September 22, and has canceled most of its flights to the heavily damaged island on September 23.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:13

Yiannopoulos still plans to speak outside Sproul Hall Sunday with or without their cooperation. Yiannopoulos has complained to reporters that the university had tried to sabotage plans for Free Speech Week by making it hard for organizers to make logistical arrangements and to meet certain deadlines.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:58

Florida scored the winning touchdown with 43 seconds remaining, when Luke Del Rio found a wide-open Freddie Swain for a 5-yard touchdown. Said Mark Stoops, "We have got to do a better job of coaching them". Instead of a almost automatic 42-yard attempt for record-setting kicker Austin MacGinnis , UK had to settle for a 57-yarder at the buzzer. After halftime, a rested TCU defense intercepted Rudolph in Cowboys territory and turned it into points on a 6-yard Anderson run.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:57

On Friday, the Iranian armed forces commemorated the 1980-1988 war with Iraq by holding a parade in which Iran's most advanced military power and abilities are showcased. Thus far, the United Nations nuclear watchdog and the US State Department have reported that Tehran has complied with the terms of the nuclear deal.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:57

Kim Jong-un has said remarks by "deranged" US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea . Overnight, seismic activity was detected near the area where North Korea conducted its most recent nuclear test, and China's state news agency said it was because of an explosion.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:53

Kim Jong-un said Trump's comments were the "most ferocious declaration of a war in history" and said his ongoing rhetoric had "convinced me, rather than frightening or stopping me, that the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the last".

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:50

The Chinese Commerce Ministry said it would ban exports of condensate and liquefied natural gas to North Korea and limit textile imports from the North, starting 12 a.m. Also Thursday, Trump issued an executive order expanding the Treasury Department's ability to target anyone conducting significant trade in goods, services or technology with North Korea and to ban them from the USA financial system.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:45

ET Saturday a little more than 13 miles east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea , the US Geological Survey said . People walk past images showing North Korean missile test launches on display outside the central railway station in Pyongyang on September 22, 2017.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:44

Pyongyang later said it had tested a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted onto a missile - an assertion that no foreign government has so far confirmed. Russia's emergency ministry says background radiation in nearby Vladivostok was within the natural range. The quake was recorded at a depth of 0 km at the surface.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:37

Some of the United States coast may be under a tropical storm or hurricane watch later Sunday, the center said. It could *possibly* bring some wind and rain off the east coast of North Carolina and Virginia Wednesday into Thursday, but right now - does not look to pose an extreme threat.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:34

The website went on to say that Moscow's decision to set up a military airbase in Deir Ezzur is also mainly aimed at preventing the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces from crossing the Euphrates River to rush towards South that is home to the richest oilfields in Syria.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:29

The measure would shift money Obama's law uses to help people afford coverage into block grants states would control in spending formulas heavily tilted toward helping Republican-led states. And we'll see what happens next week". Republicans need 50 of their 52 senators to vote for the bill under special budget rules that allow them to avoid the typical 60-vote threshold, which would require Democratic support.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:25

A developing situation on the southern edge of Nashville, Tennessee places authorities on the scene at a church in the Antioch neighborhood. Multiple people were shot at a church in Tennessee on Sunday morning, Fox News reported . One woman was fatally shot in the parking lot, where she was found lying next to the suspect's blue SUV, which was still running when police arrived.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:26

During the course of his innings, Root surpassed former England captain Graham Gooch's record of for most runs across all formats in an English worldwide season of 1,277 in 1990 - although this was his 24th innings compared to the 15 that Gooch had 27 years ago.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:19

In response, the United Nations passed a range of new sanctions against North Korea, including petroleum and textiles restrictions. Kim and US President Donald Trump have since engaged in a war of words, heightening tensions. The United States Geological Survey was neutral in its assessment on the cause of the tremor, which it recorded as a 3.5 magnitude quake, saying in a statement that it could not "conclusively confirm at this time the nature ( natural or human-made) of the event".

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:18

They also say the cuts to Medicaid would cause millions of Americans to lose their coverage - and the changes would weaken individual insurance markets, making coverage more costly. Collins said she is waiting to see a preliminary report from the bipartisan Congressional Budget Office , which has damaged the perception of past repeal bills with unfavorable projections.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:06

Two series later, Newton was intercepted on a pass intended for Devin Funchess . In his past three vs. Carolina , he has 1,032 passing yards (344 per game), nine TDs and three INTs (104.3 rating). As far as the Carolina Panthers are concerned, this should be low hanging fruit in their offensive game plan. Instead, most of Newton's underneath passes went to McCaffrey.

by | September 24, 2017 | 03:43

A magnitude 3.5 quake struck at 4:29 a.m. ET Saturday 22 kilometers ( more than 13 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, the U.S. Geological Survey said. and its allies. Like Trump, Kim is ready to fight (nuclear) fire with fire - and apparently has a penchant for teaching fun new words to his people. This came with an admission, however, that " I don't really know since it is what Kim Jong Un does ".

by | September 24, 2017 | 03:40

The New York Times quoted unnamed administration officials as saying Mr Trump will revisit the deal rather than scrapping it altogether. Though he used bellicose rhetoric rare for a USA president at the rostrum of the United Nations, the speech was textbook Trump, a stark depiction of good-vs-evil and a broadside against America's foes.

by | September 24, 2017 | 03:25

In addition, journalist Shaun King reported that 15 new NFL players are planning to kneel during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice in the wake of Trump's remarks. Some used the contrast with Charlottesville to highlight how Trump seems to be targeting prominent black voices expressing dissent. "I guaranteed things will stop".

by | September 24, 2017 | 03:20

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un responded to Trump's fiery speech at the United Nations with one of his own, threatening to "tame the mentally deranged U.S. Hours before Kim's statement , Trump announced stiffer new sanctions on North Korea as he met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for lunch.

by | September 24, 2017 | 03:13

Besides the working group, the Myanmar government will also organise a trip for foreign diplomats to Rakhine State next week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government is growing increasingly hostile towards the Rohingya in India, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh calling on Thursday for their deportation as illegal migrants.

by | September 24, 2017 | 03:17

At a news conference Friday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov once again hit back on claims his country meddled in the 2016 U.S. Lavrov said Russian Federation would welcome any efforts at mediation, saying "the mediators could be one of the neutral European countries". Lavrov added that a collapse of the Iran nuclear deal would give North Korea little incentive to drop its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief.

by | September 24, 2017 | 03:01

CBI in the case will proceed with an FIR following investigation and any new unreported clue or information will be delivered to the concerned court which would help in the cause of solving the case and punishing the culprit. The investigative agency took over the probe on Friday. As a massive outrage prevailed over the shocking incident, police have arrested two top officials of the school while the Supreme Court has accepted a petition from the victim's father for a CBI probe into it.

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:27

Adams is charged with the abduction, rape and slaying of Holly Bobo , who was 20 when she was reported missing in Parsons on April 13, 2011. The defense and prosecution have reached an agreement that Zach Adams will serve a life sentence without the possibility of parole plus 50 years.

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:25

Police confirmed at least six persons were injured at different locations near the Westfield shopping center close to Stratford tube station. There were 431 acid attacks in London a year ago, 398 of which were carried out in Stratford's borough of Newham.

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:23

China accounts for around 90 per cent of North Korea's trade, so Beijing's cooperation is critical to any efforts to derail Pyongyang's development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. will be capped at 2 million barrels annually. "The Security Council resolution also bans all North Korea textile exports, worth an average of $760 million over the past three years".

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:22

He said in a telephone interview that the North likely would do a couple of trial runs with unarmed missiles in coming months before performing the test with an actual H-bomb aboard. The Security Council resolution also bans all North Korea textile exports, worth an average of $760 million over the past three years. Such a test with a live warhead would tell North Korea's engineers whether their bomb design can survive the rigors of flight and re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere, says ...

by | September 24, 2017 | 02:19

He has also said that previous USA presidents allowed the North to develop its nuclear weapon. "We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong-un". The US had initially proposed a complete oil embargo and also said that the foreign accounts of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un should be frozen.