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Watch Hillary Clinton's First Post-Election TV Interview Watch Hillary Clinton's First Post-Election TV Interview
- September 11, 2017

As an active politician, it's over", Hillary replied. Clinton said she'll remain in national dialogue because she's concerned about the direction of the country, but she's not making a political comeback. You can blame the data, blame the message, blame anything you want - but I was the candidate. She added: "I understood that there were many Americans who, because of the financial crash, there was anger". (more...)
North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says North Korea to launch ICBM Saturday, South Korea prime minister says
- September 11, 2017

Sunday's test of what North Korea said was an advanced hydrogen bomb was its largest by far. While threading its way through the opening created by U.S. The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations provides that consular posts are established only with the host state's consent. Also Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed North Korea by phone. (more...)
This Delta plane flew safely in and out of Hurricane Irma This Delta plane flew safely in and out of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

According to the Miami Herald, most flights to Puerto Rico had been canceled from September 5 through September 7. Many people were stranded on the island as airline companies made a decision to cancel their flights after warnings were issued. (more...)
FEMA calls Nebraska Task Force 1 to Florida for Hurricane Irma FEMA calls Nebraska Task Force 1 to Florida for Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

The Red Cross was one of many organizations who sent volunteers from Nevada to deal with clean-up in Texas. Union College students gathered hammers, saws and other construction items to distribute to Texans cleaning up their homes in Port Arthur and Beaumont. (more...)
McMaster orders evacuation of several barrier islands McMaster orders evacuation of several barrier islands
- September 10, 2017

Along with evacuees from South Carolina, McMaster announced the state is preparing shelters to receive evacuees from Florida and Georgia. "If you can leave now, go ahead", he said . McNoldy says the storm will be "less costly (and) less deadly" on the state's west coast, in comparison to Florida's east coast, where there are more people. (more...)
European Union voices concern over UK's stance on Ireland European Union voices concern over UK's stance on Ireland
- September 10, 2017

The EU, which will have 27 member states after Brexit, wants to solve key exit issues before opening talks about any future trade cooperation with Britain. "In this context, the Union should also recognise existing bilateral agreements and arrangements between the United Kingdom and Ireland which are compatible with EU law". (more...)
U.S. unsure if North Korea can be deterred - Trump administration official U.S. unsure if North Korea can be deterred - Trump administration official
- September 10, 2017

The Trump administration adopted a totally new approach with this resolution, circulating an American draft Tuesday and setting a vote six days later. "If we start breaking crockery diplomatically, I don't see how you get anywhere without the Russians and Chinese - especially the Chinese". "The US intent is so strong on this issue and clearly they are throwing a lot at this", said a Security Council diplomat. (more...)
Trump's plan to starve North Korea of oil is a long shot Trump's plan to starve North Korea of oil is a long shot
- September 10, 2017

At his press conference with the Kuwaiti Emit, Mr Trump also offered to personally mediate a dispute between Qatar and other Arab countries. "That unity also creates an opportunity to engage diplomatically to decrease tensions, increase confidence and prevent any escalation? all aimed at the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula". (more...)
Mexico braces itself for impact of Hurricane Katia Mexico braces itself for impact of Hurricane Katia
- September 10, 2017

National Hurricane Center (NHC) in an update at 11 a.m. ET Friday. As of early Saturday morning, Katia was about 185 km west northwest of the Gulf Coast port of Veracruz, the NHC said. Katia was initially measured as a Category 1 storm with 75 miles per hour winds - far less powerful than Irma , which is quickly approaching Florida, and Jose which remains farther out in the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
Police Say Teenage Boy Suspected Of Starting Massive Oregon Wildfire Police Say Teenage Boy Suspected Of Starting Massive Oregon Wildfire
- September 08, 2017

Teams also saved a historic lodge near Multnomah Falls. Crews reported extreme, long-range spotting and torching as well as wind-driven runs. Haze covered the state from corner to corner, satellite images showed. Of 1.5 million acres or more burning across the country about a half million acres are in Oregon. Elsewhere in Northern California, a fire destroyed 72 homes and forced the evacuation of about 2,000 people from their houses. (more...)
Kohli fires India to seven-wicket T20 win Kohli fires India to seven-wicket T20 win
- September 08, 2017

Put in to bat after a rain-delayed start, the hosts lost the opening duo of skipper Upul Tharanga (5) and Niroshan Dickwella (17) within the first five overs to totter at 46/2. "A joint venture of Petronet LNG along with Japanese and Sri Lankan companies will develop an LNG Terminal in Sri Lanka to provide re-gassified natural gas to various power plants, domestic and transport sectors in Sri Lanka ", Petronet said. (more...)
Yasin Malik arrested by NIA, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest Yasin Malik arrested by NIA, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq put under house arrest
- September 08, 2017

The NIA raided the residence of Hurriyat leader Aga Hassan in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. The offices of the CA of arrested Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Wattali and residences of some cross-border traders were also searched. Muhammad Yasin Malik was today arrested from JKLF offices at Abi Guzar and immediately shifted to central jail Srinagar on a five day long judicial remand. (more...)
'Fearless' Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead outside of her home 'Fearless' Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead outside of her home
- September 07, 2017

However, she remained with one of the paper's split factions as its editor, renamed it to Gauri Lankesh Patrike , and ran it with 50 other people till the time of her death. Senior Kannada journalist-activist Lankesh was known for her left-leaning outlook and forthright views against Hindutva politics. "Union Minister, DV Sadananda Gowda is in agreement with the Karnataka government to hand over the case to CBI", he asserted. (more...)
Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations
- September 07, 2017

In a Facebook statement, Aung San Suu Kyi said the government had "already started defending all the people in Rakhine in the best way possible". India has committed development assistance to Rakhine state in Myanmar where large-scale violence blamed on the minority Rohingya Muslim community has claimed the lives of security personnel and innocent people and triggered a mass exodus, Foreign Secretary S. (more...)
White House: Donald Trump Personally Pledging $1 Million To Help Hurricane Victims White House: Donald Trump Personally Pledging $1 Million To Help Hurricane Victims
- September 06, 2017

A senior House Republican, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the deliberations were private, disclosed the approach. Administration officials are defending the president's proposal to cut federal emergency funds even as the southern state of Texas struggles with the aftermath of the worst flooding in its history. (more...)
Oklahoma National Guard sending more support to Texas Oklahoma National Guard sending more support to Texas
- September 06, 2017

The storm caused damage throughout the region, flooding homes and leaving at least 30 dead. The Guard says two CH-47F Chinook supply helicopters were scheduled to deploy Friday along with soldiers from Davenport, Boone and Johnston units. (more...)
Everton striker Wayne Rooney admits management in future plans Everton striker Wayne Rooney admits management in future plans
- September 06, 2017

Everton manager Koeman did look into Rooney's off-field habits, and underlined his expectations about lifestyle and behaving as a role model, before sanctioning a deal to bring the forward back to Everton from Manchester United . it's risky and I've had enough'. 'He kept admiring my clingy top and asking what size they were, saying "Are they real?' We had a kiss, a hug and some banter, harmless fun". (more...)
BJP never said beef can not be eaten - Minister BJP never said beef can not be eaten - Minister
- September 06, 2017

So, if Alphons' statement is to be viewed in light of all these comments by other BJP leaders, what does it suggest? "Alphons" elevation signals more worries are in store for the warring factions in the BJP state leadership. But this explains the fact that the party had no clues on the development as well as its own idea about the assessment of the central leadership on the state party. (more...)
Myanmar Conflict: San Suu Kyi 'Must Step In' Myanmar Conflict: San Suu Kyi 'Must Step In'
- September 05, 2017

The Maldives said yesterday that it would sever all trade ties with Myanmar , while Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister, called for global action to "prevent further ethnic cleansing". Bangladesh is stressing the implementation of the recommendations of the " Rakhine Advisory Commission " led by Kofi Annan for a durable solution to the problem of the Rakhine State. (more...)
Brics summit: Modi, Xi Jinping meet for first time since Doklam standoff Brics summit: Modi, Xi Jinping meet for first time since Doklam standoff
- September 05, 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday tried to put the Doklam standoff behind as they agreed to strengthen cooperation between defence personnel to avoid a repeat of the border row. The issue of counter-terrorism, however, did not figure in the discussion. "But resorting to just any sanctions in this situation is useless and inefficient", he told reporters in the Chinese city of Xiamen following the annual summit of the five-nation BRICS ... (more...)