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Theresa May threatens more sanctions against North Korea

Tokyo planned to enhance efforts with Washington to persuade China and Russian Federation to change their positions against an envisaged oil embargo with a new UN Security Council resolution, Japan's Jiji news agency reported yesterday, citing informed sources. Read More »

White House Works on Disaster Relief


An estimated 6,000 vehicles came through a distribution point Friday, and the city hopes to set up additional distribution points Saturday. While the Neches River is expected to crest Saturday, the main water pump on the river has been knocked out of commission, leaving the city without clean water . Read More »

Trump administration asks Congress for $7.85bln in hurricane Harvey relief funds

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Houston on Saturday, where he's expected to meet with Harvey survivors after being criticized for not doing so while in Corpus Christi and Austin on Tuesday. "The president and First Lady will be back here [in Texas] on Saturday out with the families", Vice President Mike Pence told ABC News in an interview Thursday in Rockport, Texas. Read More »

Remnants of Harvey move through Midstate tonight and Saturday


Overnight, skies should clear and lows will be in the lower 60's. An upper ridge building from the east Saturday will result in highs in the upper 80s to low 90s across eastern Colorado through the holiday Monday . Any sun would be welcome, but it won't help to warm up temperatures too much, with highs in the cool upper 50s to low-mid 60s across the state. Labor Day , the weather is expected to cooperate with any outdoor plans you may have. Read More »

Trump, Abe Speak on the Phone Again

Senate approved a package of sanctions on North Korea, Russia and Iran. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, which has branded North Korea the " most urgent and risky threat to peace", condemned the launch as reckless. Guam is 3,400 kilometers (2,110 miles) away from North Korea, but South Korea's military said the North may have fired the most recent missile at a shorter range. Read More »

North Korea claims it conducted a successful hydrogen bomb test


Yonhap , owned by South Korea, said the institute has succeeded in developing a "more developed nuke", bringing about a "signal turn" in the country's nuclear weaponization, according to the report . That prompted President Trump to promise to take action if North Korea continued to threaten nuclear action against the US. North Korea's state television said it would carry an important announcement at 0630 GMT, after an quake registering magnitude 6 .3 was detected near its known ... Read More »

South Korea could double weight of warheads after talks with Trump


U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly will soon nominate Georgetown University professor Victor Cha for ambassador to South Korea . But President Moon has said pressure alone will not deter North Korea. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of China said that Pyongyang conducted a nuclear test, despite the overwhelming opinion of the global community. Before taking office, Trump declared North Korea would not be allowed to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of ... Read More »

Kenya opposition leader says he will not share power


Kenya has made a remarkable statement to Africa and the world about its democracy and the character of that democracy. Immediately after the ruling, opposition supporters took to the streets in Nairobi and other towns where Mr. He said there had been " irregularities and illegalities " in the transmission of results and that this affected the integrity of the election. Onah underscored the need for the judicial arm of government of other African countries to take a cue from Kenya's ... Read More »

Christie criticism of Cruz rings hollow


The media is all over Ted Cruz's so-called hypocrisy, saying "how dare he vote against aid for Sandy but come begging for aid for Texas". Cruz told MSNBC's Katy Tur on Monday that he voted against the relief package because two-thirds of the bill contained unrelated pork and expenses that had nothing to do with assistance for Sandy victims. Read More »

Hurricane Irma expected to approach Caribbean as Category 4 storm


Washington: A powerful hurricane named Irma is rapidly intensifying in the open Atlantic and is posing a major threat to the Caribbean and the USA, weather officials said. Once winds in Irma reach 74 miles per hour, it will be classified as a hurricane . Be sure to download the Local 10 Hurricane Survival Guide to keep you safe before, during and after a storm. Read More »

Deaths rise, plant to explode amid flood — WHAT'S HAPPENING


Trump was greeted by Texas Governor Greg Abbott . "In the Beaumont area, the Neches River continues to rise". Large numbers of civilian volunteers also joined in the rescue effort. There were "at least four explosions", officials said. She said on air: "I've got to tell you, we're seeing a remarkably different President than we have seen in the past". Read More »

White House: Trump will donate $1 million to Harvey relief


Trump stayed mostly indoors during his visit to the state on Tuesday, where he received briefings on the disaster relief efforts from federal, state and local officials - an itinerary aimed at avoiding the worst-hit areas so as not to pull emergency responder resources from ongoing search-and-rescue operations. Read More »

Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe discuss 'growing threat' posed by North Korea


North Korea claims to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, the country's sixth-ever test of a nuclear weapon and first since US President Donald Trump took office. It said this was a "curtain-raiser" for the North's "resolute countermeasures" against ongoing US-South Korean military drills. President Trump also responded to the missile tests, warning on Tuesday, Aug. Read More »

Four Reasons Why North Korea is Still Launching Its Missiles


The conversation on Saturday, as Trump was returning from flood-ravaged Louisiana, is the third time the two leaders have spoken since Tuesday, NPR's Scott Horsley reports . It is in the area where the North has conducted previous nuclear tests. Photo North Korea's state news agency released this photo Sunday showing the country's leader, Kim Jong-un, inspecting what it said was a missile-ready hydrogen bomb. Read More »

3 magnitude 'explosion' in North Korea, could be nuclear test


North Korea said it set off a hydrogen bomb Sunday in its sixth nuclear test, which judging by the natural disaster it set off appeared to be its most powerful explosion yet. It has defied United Nations sanctions and global pressure to develop nuclear weapons and to test missiles which could potentially reach the mainland US. Read More »

American Red Cross hosts shelter training workshop


ProPublica , a nonprofit investigative journalism outlet, wrote a compelling Twitter thread on August 30 urging followers to think about donating elsewhere. Response to flooded areas in Texas and Louisiana has been overwhelming. Portlight focuses on helping people with disabilities, including in disaster relief. Read More »

North Korea claims to have more advanced hydrogen bomb


The test drew a strong rebuke from ally China , which said it would protest the test with North Korea's ambassador in Beijing. But the more pressing question surfaces: Is there another imminent nuclear bomb test in the horizon? Korea's Meteorological Agency said North Korea's artificial quake was almost 10 times more powerful than the one triggered by its fifth nuclear test. Read More »

Kalraj Mishra likely to be dropped from Union Cabinet


He said ministers, including Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal and Manoj Sinha, are likely to be promoted. Patole's rebelliousness is not limited to his plain speak about the prime minister alone. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu who has made great efforts to overhaul the working of the Railways by improving amenities and passenger experience, and improving rail infrastructure, however, net with less success and instead was made to answer for a series of accidents. Read More »

Historians Weigh in on Confederate Monuments


The trend has been similar for other sellers of the Confederate battle flag, retailers report. A statue under the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington D.C. The story long in circulation was that some enterprising company was making statues of both Union and Confederate soldiers in the years after the war. Read More »

PM May says agreed with Japan to speed up North Korea sanctions

Terrence O'Shaughnessy, commander of Pacific Air Forces. Such a decision would not be taken lightly given tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. "All possible sanctions aimed at preventing North Korea from using a map of external relations for the development of missile and nuclear programs banned by the [UN] Security Council, all conceivable and even unimaginable sanctions, which have little to do directly with these areas of DPRK's [the Democratic People's Republic ... Read More »

Officer Who Arrested Utah Nurse Placed On Administrative Leave


The bodycam footage shows the police officer becoming irritable, and later aggressive, as Wubbels tries to explain that she couldn't withdraw blood from an unconscious patient because it was not hospital policy. He is seen pulling her arms behind her and places handcuffs around her wrists before yanking her to the back of the patrol auto. "Stop! I've done nothing wrong!" Police released Wubbels without charges after she sat in a police auto for 20 minutes. Read More »

Kenya Presidential election overturned amid claims results were hacked


Four out of six judges upheld a petition filed by opposition candidate Raila Odinga , who claimed the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta on August 8 was fraudulent, CNN reported. "The emerging culture of public lynching of judges and judicial officers by the political class is a vile affront to the rule of law and must be fiercely resisted", the statement read. Read More »

Gov. Abbott: There is plenty of gasoline in Texas


Friday. Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, prices shot up by 40 cents per gallon. Sitton also sat down with the Texas Tribune Thursday to talk about gas availability. "It's going to become a huge process for folks in [some] areas to fill up their tanks", he said. Harvey has put a major dent in USA gas supplies. "There is enough gas out there", he said. Read More »

Below 6% growth is a catastrophe


The growth in GVA was 5.6% in Q1FY18, which was the same in Q4FY17, indicating that the waning demonetisation impact was offset by rising anxiety over the goods and services tax . Expressing concern, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said manufacturing growth rate seems to have bottomed out as GST has been implemented and destocking of pre-GST stocks is nearly complete. Read More »

Muslims celebrate feast of the sacrifice


Eid Mubarak is a traditional Muslim greeting reserved for use on the festivals of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr. Congress President Sonia Gandhi said, " Eid is an occasion to remember the spirit of supreme sacrifice by Hazrat Ibrahim ". Read More »

Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday


Friday until 11:59 p.m. Monday. In 2016, the Labor Day enforcement period logged the third most arrests of all 14 Heat Is On DUI enforcement periods. With that in mind, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers of the importance of being safe while on the road. Read More »

Students, activists take out massive anti-NEET protests


She had moved the Supreme Court against NEET-based medical examinations in the southern state. She was depressed over not being able get admission in a medical college and ended her life when family her members were away. Besides, she said, students would face problems in availabiling such courses in remote areas. Political parties have also staged protests at various places in Tamil Nadu. Read More »

Lookout notice issued against Honeypreet Insan


Defending himself during a trial, the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had claimed that he is "impotent". The inmate also claimed that the "Rapist baba " after court's verdict knelt down and said, " hang me, I don't want to live anymore ". Read More »

Trump visits Texas, but keeps empathy at bay


The Trumps are in Texas to visit those affected by Hurricane Harvey-though, so far, the objective for their trip has been eclipsed by the First Lady's wardrobing choices for the photo opportunities. Sure she never wanted the job of FLOTUS , but when you marry for money sometimes you have to take the bad with the good. I don't blame anyone for giving the First Lady's footwear choice the side eye. Read More »

Instagram says high-profile users targeted in cyber attack


A group of hackers targeting A-list celebrities' Instagram accounts may have accessed millions of users' private data, the social media site has warned. Instagram discovered that a bug in their application's programming interface, was to blame for the latest hacking reports. But sensitive data, including telephone numbers, email addresses and contact information have been stolen. Read More »

Trump Administration still reviewing DACA program for immigrant children: Tom Bossert


She now has a business degree but could be deported if DACA ends. "I came here when I was three months old, I came here from Jalisco, Mexico with my parents", America Hernandez said . This comes amid mounting pressure from Republican attorneys general of ten states who have set a deadline of Tuesday to dismantle DACA . " And I think the President as well has mentioned that he wants to have a humane solution to this problem, and I think thats something that we in Congress are working ... Read More »

President Trump to decide fate of DACA


Some write about women's rights, other write about their fear of terrorist attacks or the future of climate change or growing up in poverty. America is my home . Meanwhile, a small number of congressional Republicans are pitching a " conservative Dream Act " as a fail-safe. Lucas Codognolla, executive director of Connecticut Students for a Dream, at a State Capitol press conference Wednesday urging continuation of the DACA program. Read More »

Majority describe Trump as a 'bully' who 'says what he thinks'

Democrats and unaffiliated voters are much more anxious about the Republican president's criticism of Republican senators than GOP voters are. In addition to media favorites like John McCain and Lindsey Graham, House figures like Liberty Caucus chairman Justin Amash are increasingly critical . Read More »