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Huge WWII-era bomb successfully defused in Frankfurt

Huge WWII-era bomb successfully defused in Frankfurt The operation in central Frankfurt to get residents to safety was the biggest evacuation of its kind in post-war Germany, the city's security chief said. More than a thousand emergency service workers helped to clear the area and people filed into a temporary shelter at Frankfurt's trade fair site. Even premature babies and intensive care patients had to evacuate along with the remaining patient... [Full Article...]

State police called to more than 100 crashes this holiday weekend

State police called to more than 100 crashes this holiday weekend Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police Superintendent, said in a statement. On Friday, Sept. 1, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4. Police agencies across Erie County will be out in force Labor Day weekend - with almost 175 extra hours of DWI patrols assigned this weekend. [Full Article...]

Moi Girls family unites in grief after school dormitory inferno

Moi Girls family unites in grief after school dormitory inferno Matiang'i said that there had been a spate of arson attacks on schools around the country, including in the coastal city of Mombasa and the western city of Kisumu. "There are 10 cubicles in the dorm and each houses about 8 to 10 girls". "Police have assured us that there are very useful leads in the direction of specific suspects and we will know in due course who these suspects are", said Matia... [Full Article...]

North Korea nuclear test: Governments react with trepidation and concern

North Korea nuclear test: Governments react with trepidation and concern Kim has launched more missiles this year than his dad did in his entire 17-year reign of North Korea . North Korea said the test fire of a missile that flew over Japan was a "curtain-raiser" for its "resolute countermeasures" against ongoing US-South Korean military drills. [Full Article...]

Trump says 'appeasement' will not work after North Korea nuke test

Trump says 'appeasement' will not work after North Korea nuke test The U.S. State Department had no immediate reaction. South Korean President Moon Jae-In summoned the National Security Council for an emergency meeting and Seoul's military raised its alert level. North Korea is thought to have a growing arsenal of nuclear bombs and has spent decades trying to ideal a multistage, long-range missile to eventually carry smaller versions of those bombs. [Full Article...]

Danny Lee's PGA season still alive

Danny Lee's PGA season still alive That was the first time we met". And then he closed with two bogeys. The PGA champion finished at 17-under 267 over the par-71, 7,342-yard layout at TPC Boston . Marc Leishman , who started the day in a tie for the lead with Thomas, finished third, four shots back after making five bogeys over his final nine holes. [Full Article...]

At Least 123000 Rohingya Have Fled Myanmar, UN Says

At Least 123000 Rohingya Have Fled Myanmar, UN Says Meanwhile, 14 civilians including seven Hindu people and five Daingnet ethnic people were also killed while fleeing the attacks. Last week, United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson had also urged Suu Kyi to curb the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar . [Full Article...]

Harry Sterling: Saner heads should prevail on North Korea

Harry Sterling: Saner heads should prevail on North Korea Bannon, who quickly returned to his role in charge of the right-wing Breitbart News, said there was no realistic way such action could be taken because of the large-scale bloodshed and devastation it would unleash on next-door South Korea, as well as on American military forces stationed in South Korea, Japan and Guam. [Full Article...]

Trump Says He's Looking Into Future of South Korea Trade Accord

Trump Says He's Looking Into Future of South Korea Trade Accord The United States has agreed to help South Korea build up its missile capabilities and "reached an agreement in principle to revise the "missile guideline". Never before seen pictures of North Korea at war. "The reason they want it, I think, is they want to be able to either respond to North Korean provocation or they want North Korea to be aware that they have the capability to respond if North... [Full Article...]

Chinese Reporter Hums A Classic Bollywood Song At BRICS 2017 Summit

Chinese Reporter Hums A Classic Bollywood Song At BRICS 2017 Summit The border row seriously affected Sino-Indian relations until the two countries settled the issue by recalling their troops from Doklam last month. "It is natural that between large powers there would be areas of difference and it should be handled with mutual respect". [Full Article...]

European Union is being 'silly' over Brexit cash, David Davis claims

European Union is being 'silly' over Brexit cash, David Davis claims Meanwhile Mr Barnier claimed he needed to educate the United Kingdom about the price it would pay for leaving the bloc. Verhofstadt made the remarks to a parliamentary committee, just streets away from where British and European Union officials were negotiating in their third round of talks. [Full Article...]

NFL May Have Screwed Up Its Ezekiel Elliott Investigation

NFL May Have Screwed Up Its Ezekiel Elliott Investigation While Elliott did not face criminal charges, the NFL's investigation concluded that "there is substantial and persuasive evidence supporting a finding that [Elliott] engaged in physical violence against Ms. During the course of the past 13 months and culminating in the last three days of the appeal process, we have witnessed some of the most egregious violations of legal due process in connection ... [Full Article...]

Reality didn't meet the hype for Maria Sharapova

Reality didn't meet the hype for Maria Sharapova After her late night loss, former world number one Dane rips US Open over Maria Sharapova's plum scheduleNEW YORK Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki slammed US Open organisers for putting her on an outside court while Maria Sharapova , in her first grand slam since returning from a doping ban, has featured on the tournament's main stage. [Full Article...]

Merkel wants to end Turkey EU membership talks

Merkel wants to end Turkey EU membership talks Merkel repeated her standard position that she was in favour of stopping further discussions with Ankara about its participation in a EU customs union. The SDP leader tried to outmanoeuvre Mrs Merkel by saying he would end Turkey's European Union talks if he won. According to another survey carried out by the ZDF channel, Merkel won by 32 per cent against Schulz, who secured 29 per cent, w... [Full Article...]

Japan: North Korea tremor was a nuclear test

Japan: North Korea tremor was a nuclear test If the initial data holds, it would make it the most powerful weapon that North Korea has ever tested, according to USA officials. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said it detected a magnitude 5.6 natural disaster around 12:29 p.m. [Full Article...]

In Tweet Indicating His Exit, Suresh Prabhu Wishes 'Rail Family'

In Tweet Indicating His Exit, Suresh Prabhu Wishes 'Rail Family' Pradhan, Naqvi, Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman were elevated as cabinet ministers in a reshuffle on Sunday. Goel, who earlier held independent charge, has been shunted as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Afairs and Statistics and Programme Implementation. [Full Article...]

South Korea wants greater missile power in face of North Korean threats

South Korea wants greater missile power in face of North Korean threats Security Council resolutions and a serious and grave challenge not only to peace on the Korean Peninsula, but peace and security of the world", the South Korean Foreign Ministry said in a statement . The reclusive state fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan early on Tuesday, which it said was a mere "curtain-raiser" for the North's "resolute countermeasures" against ongoing US-South K... [Full Article...]

USA asks Russian Federation to close its consulate in San Francisco

USA asks Russian Federation to close its consulate in San Francisco As reported earlier by JOL, the United States directive to close one Russian consulate and two diplomatic annexes was ordered in response to Russia's expulsion of 755 U.S. There are three other Russian consulates separate from the embassy in Washington. Russia's consulates in New York, Seattle and Houston will remain open. [Full Article...]

Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling

Trump administration wants to tie Harvey relief money to debt ceiling The White House is said to want to extend the debt limit to move back the specter of a U.S. default until after Congress can address funding for the full fiscal year and the Trump administration's tax-overhaul efforts. The Associated Press reported last week that Republican leaders were making plans to pair Harvey aid with an increase in the debt limit. "This is where we come to the part where... [Full Article...]

Trump prepares to discuss withdrawal from KORUS : WP

Trump prepares to discuss withdrawal from KORUS : WP During last year's campaign, Trump criticized both NAFTA and the South Korea agreement as bad trade deals. "Now is not the time for Washington to pull out of the KORUS FTA because a rift between the allies is exactly what Pyongyang wants and it's being served to them on a silver platter", Ms Duyeon Kim, a visiting senior fellow at the Seoul-based Korean Peninsula Future Forum, said yesterday. [Full Article...]


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