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Military action against North Korea appears 'too horrific': United Nations chief

Military action against North Korea appears 'too horrific': United Nations chief Washington has called for the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea for detonating what Pyongyang said was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a missile. "I think the North Korean threat is a global one now". Any talk of a military solution is deeply disturbing, he said. During the conference, the US side re-affirmed its "ironclad" security commitment to its South Korean a... [Full Article...]

Central economic commission head attends Eastern Economic Forum

Central economic commission head attends Eastern Economic Forum Head of the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh delivers a speech at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok city on the Far East of Russian Federation. Swaraj further said under the "Make in India" and "Start-up India" programmes, the Indian Government has made concerted efforts to attract technology, investments and best practices from around the world. [Full Article...]

DACA: Will Congress value law or only emotion?

Through his Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the president announced Tuesday that the administration does not believe the current DACA program, begun by former President Barack Obama in 2012, would survive legal challenges threatened by 10 mostly southern states . [Full Article...]

N. Korea Sends Delegation to Forum Moon will Attend

N. Korea Sends Delegation to Forum Moon will Attend Not surprisingly, Chinese President Xi Jinping has also not visited Pyongyang. Beijing objects to both the military drills and the deployment in South Korea of an advanced U.S. "This is a road to nowhere". German Chancellor Angela Merkel has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide conventions, but also said there can only be a "diplomatic and peacefu... [Full Article...]

Post-Harvey Problems Plague Texas as Funerals For Dead Begin

Post-Harvey Problems Plague Texas as Funerals For Dead Begin Search teams quickly worked their way down streets, sometimes not even knocking on doors if there were obvious signs that all was well - organized debris piles or full cans of trash on the curb, for instance, or neighbours confirming that the residents had evacuated. [Full Article...]

Congressional Democrats back Harvey aid with 3-mo. debt limit increase

Congressional Democrats back Harvey aid with 3-mo. debt limit increase A photo circulating of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House on Wednesday, September 6, is going viral. Later that month, Ivanka Trump dropped by an interview the President was having with The Wall Street Journal . They also need to pass a budget or a continuing resolution to prevent a government shutdown. [Full Article...]

No permission for Mangaluru bike rally: Police official

No permission for Mangaluru bike rally: Police official More than a thousand policemen including reserve police and the Rapid Action Force personnel were deployed in the city but they were clearly outnumbered as protesters broke barricades and pushed against cops when they were stopped from leaving the Nehru Maidan, a large public ground where they had gathered. [Full Article...]

Sri Venkateswara University and Andhra University among top 1000 universities in world

Sri Venkateswara University and Andhra University among top 1000 universities in world In a year that sees only 34% of the 38 European universities in the top 100 gaining ground in the face of increasing competition from Asia, PSL is the only French university to feature among the world's elite. President of the QAU Academic Staff Association Dr. Muhammad Ishtiaq Ali congratulated the university's faculty, staff, students and alumni on the accomplishment and said inspite of severe f... [Full Article...]

Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief

Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief The House Republican Party aides were not authorised to be quoted by name discussing details of the private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. Another concern is that the government's cash reserves are running low since the nation's debt limit has been reached and the Treasury Department is using accounting measures to cover expenses. [Full Article...]

Trump speaks to South Korean president about North Korea

Trump speaks to South Korean president about North Korea During his Russian Federation visit, Moon spoke warmly of his relationship with Putin, saying the two were "friendly" and shared the same aims. "The US will receive more "gift packages" .as long as it relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK", he said without elaborating. [Full Article...]

Blue states' DACA suit focuses on procedures act

Blue states' DACA suit focuses on procedures act That's what CEOs are hired to do - and it's what we elect presidents to do. While he doesn't oppose granting legal status to children who were brought to the USA illegally, he believes the Obama administration's action amounted to executive overreach. [Full Article...]

Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact

Trump May Withdraw From South Korean Trade Pact The mixed signals sent by the White House on the Korean trade pact follow a series of similar moves over the past few months, as the administration has sought to define Mr. In a separate letter to Mr Trump, Republican Senator Joni Ernst from Iowa, in the United States corn belt, said South Korea was key for U.S. beef, corn and pork producers, and "terminating Korus would leave our farmers at a com... [Full Article...]

Turnbull, Trump to discuss North Korea

Turnbull, Trump to discuss North Korea The US President tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's regime had again violated global law with the test of a hydrogen bomb at the Punggye-ri site, Efe news reported. Mr Trump repeated his commitment to "defending the homeland, territories, and allies of the United States, using all available diplomatic and military capabilities". [Full Article...]

More 'gift packages' on way to US : North Korea

More 'gift packages' on way to US : North Korea North Korea conducted the military drill as "an exercise of restraint and justified self-defense right" to counter "the ever-growing and decade-long U.S. NATO is not directly involved in the nuclear crisis, but it has repeatedly called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. [Full Article...]

Putin hints at next move in United States diplomatic face-off

Putin hints at next move in United States diplomatic face-off Speaking at a news conference during a summit in China on Tuesday, Putin called the order to close three Russian facilities in the USA - the San Francisco consulate and trade missions in NY and Washington - a "gross violation of property rights of the Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

House passes $7.9B Harvey disaster aid package

House passes $7.9B Harvey disaster aid package But for now there's not even room for it on the front burner as lawmakers, just back from a five-week summer recess, face a series of more immediate tasks. "These funds are needed, and they are needed now. And keep the government funded". Most of the money - about $7.4 billion - will provide short-term support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's efforts to aid those affected by ... [Full Article...]

Powerful Hurricane Irma passing north of Puerto Rico

Powerful Hurricane Irma passing north of Puerto Rico French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said government buildings on St. Martin had been destroyed, AFP reported. "So what we are urging you to do, is all citizens, is get prepared". People who don't evacuate will be at "great danger" from storm surge caused by what he called a "monster" hurricane. "The price you may pay for not evacuating is your life or serious physical harm", Minnis said. [Full Article...]

Two killed in Israeli strike on Syrian army positions

Two killed in Israeli strike on Syrian army positions Rami Abdurrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said two facilities were hit, a scientific research center and a nearby military base where short-range surface-to-surface missiles are stored. The global body also said that the Syrian government was responsible for at least 23 other chemical attacks in the country since March 2013. Israeli officials say Lebanon'... [Full Article...]

McConnell to support Trump-Democratic deal on debt ceiling, Harvey

McConnell to support Trump-Democratic deal on debt ceiling, Harvey Those include disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey , raising the USA debt ceiling by early October to prevent an unprecedented default on us government debt, and passing legislation for federal spending in the fiscal year that begins on Oct. [Full Article...]

Will Harvey Relief Bill Help Avert a Debt Ceiling Crisis?

Will Harvey Relief Bill Help Avert a Debt Ceiling Crisis? While Democrats and Republicans came together for a moment, both parties argued over the duration of the increase of the country's borrowing limit. Such a move could make it easier for GOP congressional leaders to get a politically fraught debt ceiling increase cleared before the end of the month when the United States government could default on its debts. [Full Article...]


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