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by | September 30, 2017 | 00:19

North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho in a statement on Monday said that his country reserved the right to shoot down US bombers, even if they flew outside of the country's territory. China echoed Russia's concerns, and said war on the peninsula would have "no winners". North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened retaliation in his response, calling Trump "mentally deranged" and a "dotard".

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:29

Talking to the media at Delhi airport, Father Uzhunnalil said he was thankful to the almighty for giving him a second life one and a half years after being abducted by the terror group. "He was happy that I am freed". Please, please do what you can to help to get me released. Father Uzhunnalil was rescued on September 12. Uzhunnalil is a Vatican priest from Kerala.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:28

More than 200 players knelt or took other action during Sunday's anthems in the wake of Trump's suggestion that National Football League owners fire players who protest during "The Star-Spangled Banner". Make no mistake that racism exists and that people of color are treated differently on a day-to-day basis. "He's an intelligent, thoughtful, insightful guy and has put a lot of thought into this", the Sharks coach said.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:24

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-FL, took to the Senate floor Tuesday to urge his colleagues to quickly take up and pass an aid package to help all those affected by the recent hurricanes that hit Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Defense officials told CNN that the Pentagon's point man for military hurricane efforts, Lt. Gen. Jeffry Buchanan, is expected to arrive in Puerto Rico on Thursday.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:23

The teen was booked into a juvenile detention facility on suspicion of misconduct involving weapons, carrying a concealed weapon and disruption of an educational facility. The other boy involved in the exchange was later identified as a former student, who had left campus before the lockdown was lifted, police said. The weapon was found on Wednesday afternoon after students were dismissed at Annapolis High School.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:23

A Pakistani court in a high-profile corruption case has indicted finance minister Dar over graft allegations after investigators found his assets did not match his reported income. "I shall defend these charges and prove my innocence", he said during his indictment. Sharif has also denied any wrongdoing and has been critical of the judiciary.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:21

Shortly after her book was released, it was revealed that Gibson never had brain cancer , or any other disease. The Federal Court in Melbourne found that Belle Gibson deceived people when she launched a popular cookbook and smartphone app in 2013 asserting she overcame cancer through alternative treatments, including Ayurvedic medicine and a gluten-free diet.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:18

Internal flights to and from Erbil, the largest city in northern Iraq's Kurdistan autonomous region, will continue. According to the Kurdish Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission, the independence bid was supported by 92.7 percent of the voters.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:16

The FBI's number of terrorism investigations is nearly equally split between domestic cases and those involving jihadi operatives, the agency's new director told a Senate panel Wednesday. According to Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, not a single committee meeting had been held on the threat posed by domestic terrorism, despite the fact that attacks carried out by white supremacists were "almost triple" those carried out by those who identify with a jihadist movement.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:19

While showing displeasure at the current government's economic policies, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan Thursday said that the country was being made "insolvent" with Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar in control of affairs. Sharif also alleged that the charges of wrongdoing against him were fabricated. "This is the first case in the country's history where the whole force of the law has been applied by the petitioner, and the defence has been denied all constitutional and human ...

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:16

Under Pitino , Louisville won the national championship in 2013 and made it to the Final Four in 2005 and 2012 in his 16 seasons. The report comes after federal investigators announced charges against 10 men who are accused of bribing the families of college recruits with hundreds of thousands of dollars in exchange for a college commitment.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:12

Sky 10 was above the scene Thursday morning, giving us a glimpse of the work equipment that still remains high atop the TV transmission tower that WPLG shares with WSVN. The identities of the workers weren't released. The tragedy, which is being investigated by the Miami Gardens Police Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is the deadliest communications tower construction worker accident to be investigated by the federal agency in at least six years.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:09

Tillerson has repeatedly said he is focused on diplomacy as the principal means of reducing heightened tensions with Pyongyang, and State Department officials noted that both China and Russian Federation play a crucial role in pressuring North Korea to stop its threatening nuclear tests.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:07

Deshaun Watson , the rookie quarterback of the Houston Texans, gave his first season's paycheck to three NRG Stadium cafeteria workers who had lost everything during Hurricane Harvey . Watt spring into action for an incredible online fundraising campaign to help as many victims as possible. The three women hugged Watson and thanked him.

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:02

Mr Rowley, a Fife MSP and former leader of the kingdom's council, was also accused of letting slip the existence of a plot to replace Kezia Dugdale before 2021. But we have become a government-in-waiting. She said there was "quite a spat now in the Scottish Labour Party" and added: "Loyalties run very deep in the Scottish Labour Party and grudges run even deeper, I think it's fair to say".

by | September 29, 2017 | 01:03

Smoke and volcanic ash are filling the skies around Vanuatu's island of Ambae as its Manaro volcano erupts. Vanuatu Red Cross coordinator Dickinson Tevi said shipping vessels were on standby awaiting the outcome of the Council of Ministers' meeting.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:58

Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki said that women would be allowed to drive from the age of 18. The measure, which comes into force in June, is a fact after a long-running campaign by Saudi women and worldwide human rights organizations to lift the ban, condemned as a symbol of oppression.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:55

At the Boeing Everett Delivery Center on Monday, Qatar Airways received its first of two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft. The order, for two 747-8 Freighters and four 777-300ERs, had previously been included on Boeing's order list as from an unidentified customer.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:52

The government has responded with what the United Nations has deemed a campaign of " ethnic cleansing ", driving nearly half a million to refugee camps in neighboring Bangladesh and burning several villages to the ground. Access to the region adjacent to Bangladesh has been strictly controlled by Myanmar's government. Myanmar had around 1.1 million Rohingya before August 25 attacks by militants from the minority group sparked a massive security crackdown.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:49

Unions accused the prime minister of failing to protect workers. Unite said Mrs May should personally intervene with Boeing and urged her to get the Canadian government to do the same. Boeing said that since 2011 it had tripled its spending in the United Kingdom to 2.1 billion pounds in 2016, while the firm and its suppliers accounted for more than 18,700 UK jobs.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:48

The comments angered the Palestinians and are at odds with decades of U.S policy in the Mideast. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said in an interview with Walla! There is mounting concern among Palestinian officials over what they see as a bias towards Israel in the Trump administration's much-vaunted hopes for a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, not least over the White House's continuing refusal to commit itself to a two-state solution.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:47

He is planning to resume his job at the Capitol while continuing out-patient rehabilitation, a statement from his office said . Scalise returns to his role in House GOP leadership as majority whip with his party embarking on the ambitious goal of a wide-ranging tax overhaul package .

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:41

In the case of Price, The Hill reports that his private air travel "reportedly cost taxpayers some $400,000" since he's been on the job. The EPA said the commercial flight he booked "was delayed ultimately for eight hours, which would have caused him to miss a mission critical meeting at Gold King Mine" with Governor John Hickenlooper.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:43

Dean Skelos was convicted previous year with his son, Adam Skelos , of a federal bribery charges grounded in nepotism. "New Yorkers exhausted of living under the most corrupt state government in the country need to step up and demand reform in Albany", he said.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:39

Project Neptune pairs Triton's diving and operational expertise with Aston Martin's design, materials, and craftsmanship. Florida-based Triton has been making small submarines for both scientific research and recreational users-the sort of billionaires who regard their superyachts as being incomplete without the ability to venture beneath the waves.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:41

Evans and Underwood worked together for about a year at Oklahoma State before Underwood left for the IL job this past spring. "Coaches hold a unique position of trust with student-athletes and their families and these bribery allegations, if true, suggest an extraordinary and despicable breach of that trust".

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:36

British Brexit Secretary David Davis said "real progress" had been made, but he and EU negotiator Michel Barnier once again disagreed on the role of European Court of Justice in enforcing any deal. "In particular, we are watching closely to see if the European Union allows discussion to progress onto a potential transition agreement soon". If Mr Barnier agrees "sufficient progress" has been made between the two sides then, he could recommend EU leaders agree move talks on to their next ...

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:34

The audio, partly dedicated to religious scriptures, came after several reports Baghdadi had been killed. The recording, which was released by the official ISIS media wing, makes reference to North Korea "threatening America and Japan with nuclear power", but it wasn't clear if that was based on the most recent round of saber-rattling, Flashpoint said.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:35

So here Trump admitted McCain and Murkowski were against the process, then falsely said they were "yes" votes. Trump said , "We have 52 Senators, so you lose two, you're out". Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who was an early "no" on the Graham-Cassidy repeal bill, has been persistently pushing for this initiative. "We have to reassess and regroup".

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:37

They also arrested two separatist organization leaders for sedition and deployed massive police forces to patrol the streets of Barcelona . Romeva accused the Spanish government of a "brutal crackdown" on Catalan officials to try to prevent the vote, which Spain considers to be illegal.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:30

Yesterday, the Supreme Court found Yingluck guilty of negligence in a rice pledging scheme and sentenced her in absentia to five years imprisonment. Confirmed reports previously indicated Yingluck, who became Thailand's first female prime minister in 2011, had fled the country to Dubai, where her older brother, who was ousted as prime minister in a previous military coup in 2006, resides.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:30

Trump's disdain for the deal has raised speculation he will trigger a process that could lead to its termination. He also called for new limits on Tehran's ballistic missile program. "If the USA did reimpose is the sanctions the U.S.is in clear violation of the deal", he said . Two unnamed USA intel sources told Fox News that the test wasn't real and that they're not sure why Iran lied about it.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:26

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday he's " not happy " with his top health official, after Tom Price's government-paid jet rides. "I am not happy about it, and I let him know it". When asked if Price would be fired, Trump left the option open. "I will tell you personally, I'm not happy about it". The secretary, along with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt are each now the subject of inquiries by their respective inspectors general over flights and ...

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:28

A 911 call about the shooting came in at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday from someone inside the house, according to police. MI law permits the storage of firearms in home daycare facilities, as long as they're kept in a locked container that's inaccessible to children.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:26

Commenting on the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) referendum in northern Iraq, Turkey's president Erdogan reiterated that it had "no legitimacy" in terms of Iraqi constitution and worldwide law. But Russia has so far not come out explicitly against the referendum, emphasising the importance of preserving Iraq's territorial integrity. The S-400 surface-to-air missiles deal that Moscow and Ankara signed this month is seen as a snub to Turkey's Western NATO allies.