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Japan PM Abe calls snap election in October

Japan PM Abe calls snap election in October Shortly before Abe told LDP members of his dissolution plan, Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike said she is establishing a new national-level political party called the "Kibo" (Hope) party. President Trump's recent threat to totally destroy North Korea if attacked, and the escalating war of words between the leaders of the US and North Korea , have heightened these concerns for many. [Full Article...]

Giants vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker and more

Giants vs. Eagles: Highlights, game tracker and more The three DBs had 15 INTs between them past year. They fought to the very, very last second, so you have to tip your hat to them. Wentz was sacked on the play and the Giants took over at their 49-yard line. The strong words immediately following the season, with general manager Jerry Reese stating the obvious that he needed to grow up, were replaced with assurances that he would get his mega-de... [Full Article...]

Frida the rescue dog emerges as a Mexico quake hero

Frida the rescue dog emerges as a Mexico quake hero The tremors - possibly aftershocks from a massive 8.2-magnitude quake that hit southern Mexico two weeks ago - forced rescue workers in the capital to pause their efforts for a couple of hours. On a poster in front of a collapsed office block where several people were trapped by the quake, a picture of one of those inside read: "Adrian, you are a warrior". [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner Sentenced to Nearly Two Years in Prison for Sexting Scandal

Anthony Weiner Sentenced to Nearly Two Years in Prison for Sexting Scandal One of the messages included a photo of his penis whilst he was near his four-year-old son, according to The Metro . Prosecutors said he sent her porn and got her to take her clothes off and touch herself on Skype. Weiner's attorneys said his crimes were a "product of sickness" and maintained he wasn't a sexual predator. "He never sought out teenagers on the Internet". [Full Article...]

Iraq parliament gets tough on Kurdish referendum

Iraq parliament gets tough on Kurdish referendum Also on Sunday, Iran closed its airspace to all flights to and from the Kurdish region at the request of the Iraqi government . Iraq's central government has threatened to intervene militarily if the vote leads to violence. The State Department said last week the referendum would preclude the possibility of negotiations with the Baghdad central government, and present a high cost for "all Ira... [Full Article...]

Trump Casts Doubt Over Iran Nuclear Deal After Missile Test

Trump Casts Doubt Over Iran Nuclear Deal After Missile Test However, UN Security Council Resolution 2231 calls upon Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology. "It's a Security Council agreement and the United States is a member of the Security Council". During Iran's war with Iraq in the 1980s, it turned to North Korea as... [Full Article...]

Fuel prices to hit seven-month high this week

Fuel prices to hit seven-month high this week Nigeria has been given another extension in respect of oil production output ceiling, thereby raising hope of her recovering fully from the economic recession she just marginally exited recently. "At the same time, without any firm plans for after March 2018, discussions will start about the end game of the OPEC deal and erode confidence". "Continued declining USA oil rigs and continued declin... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi begins three-day visit to Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi begins three-day visit to Gujarat Further attacking the government on the issue of unemployment, Rahul giving the figures said that out of the 30000 people that enter the market every day in search for a job, the Modi led government is only able to provide jobs to 400. This was a massive blow to our economy. In a strategically designed tour programme, Gandhi was, on Monday, travelling across the Other Backward Classes (OBC) be... [Full Article...]

'Imminent' Dam Failure Threatens Thousands Of People In Puerto Rico

'Imminent' Dam Failure Threatens Thousands Of People In Puerto Rico On Wednesday, Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island, days after Hurricane Irma hit. The island's power grid could take four-to-six months to fix. Lo took to Instagram announce her desire to help those who were affected by Hurricane Maria . Cuomo cited the devastation in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. [Full Article...]

U.S. bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon

U.S. bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon President Donald Trump's resolve. The Pentagon said the B-1B bombers came from Guam and their U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts came from Okinawa, Japan. Kim's foreign minister told reporters this week that the North's response to Trump "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific". [Full Article...]

Instant Analysis: Florida holds on for 31st straight over Kentucky

Instant Analysis: Florida holds on for 31st straight over Kentucky They twice left receivers uncovered for easy touchdowns, the second time allowing Freddie Swain to catch a five-yard pass from Luke Del Rio to give the Gators the lead in the final minute. "We had a lot of guys make plays after broken tackles". A late penalty after the Wildcats neared field goal range left MacGinnis with a long attempt that fell in the end zone. [Full Article...]

Israel Calls Iran's Missile Test A 'Provocation'

Israel Calls Iran's Missile Test A 'Provocation' It also carried in-flight video from the nose cone. "We will promote our defensive and military power as much as we deem necessary", Rouhani told a military parade. Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Sunday publicly displayed the country's sophisticated Russian-made S-300 air defense system in central Tehran for the first time. [Full Article...]

Japan, US, ROK agree to pressure N. Korea

Japan, US, ROK agree to pressure N. Korea Before the U.N. Trump mocked Kim's obsession with building up North Korea's missile program, referring to him as Rocket man , a nickname that was also applied to his father. "This is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any USA fighter or bomber aircraft have flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century, underscoring the seriousness with which we take the DPRK's reckles... [Full Article...]

North Korea quake raises concerns about further nuclear test

Trump has been pushing China to use its deep economic ties with North Korea to pressure Kim Jong Un's regime to back down from developing nuclear weapons . Previous earthquakes in North Korea have indicated nuclear tests by the nation, which is at loggerheads with the U.S. and the rest of the global community over its weapon development. [Full Article...]

Kim vows to make Trump 'pay dearly' for threatening N Korea: KCNA

Kim vows to make Trump 'pay dearly' for threatening N Korea: KCNA Given Kim's record of putting political rivals and dissenters to death, including members of his own family, his public statement blasting Trump makes it highly unlikely that other North Korean officials would participate in talks about ending the country's nuclear program, Park said. [Full Article...]

North korea: The quake was ultimately not due to a nuclear test

North korea: The quake was ultimately not due to a nuclear test As previously reported , North Korea may conduct a powerful test of a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific ocean. Reacting to Trump's assertions, North Korean leader said that remarks by "deranged" US President convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria may be coming for North Carolina and Virginia

Hurricane Maria may be coming for North Carolina and Virginia According to the National Hurricane Center's 11 p.m. update, Maria is a Category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph and is about 595 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C. Looking farther ahead, she added: "Ex-hurricane Maria looks set to bring some stormy conditions to North-west Europe Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October at this stage". [Full Article...]

Washington's Allies Control Syria's Most Important Gas Field

Washington's Allies Control Syria's Most Important Gas Field In the meantime, proximity of Deir Ezzur to the United States bases in Iraq and Syria's main oilfields, on which Russian Federation is keen to invest, have been mentioned among other reasons, al-Ahd pointed out. The report further said that Syrian warplanes also destroyed Daesh gathering centers in the areas of Khasham, Howeijet Sakker, al-Howeiqa, al-Jbaileh, al-Aridi and Kanamat in the eastern... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Kimmel thanks Sen. McCain for opposing Graham-Cassidy bill

Jimmy Kimmel thanks Sen. McCain for opposing Graham-Cassidy bill Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski , another Republican who voted against the last effort to replace the ACA, has also yet to declare a position on the legislation. In recent days, Trump has tweeted that McCain was sold "a bill of goods" against the bill by Democrats and that any GOP senator voting against the bill would be known as "the Republican who saved ObamaCare". [Full Article...]

Shooter kills 1, wounds 7 at Tennessee church

Shooter kills 1, wounds 7 at Tennessee church They said eight people, almost all of them adults over age 60, were being treated for gunshot wounds and the area around the church remained shut down. Medical personnel are treating 8 wounded church goers shot at Burnett's Chapel Church of Christ. According to the station, victims were sent to both Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Tristar Skyline Medical Center. [Full Article...]


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