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by | September 04, 2017 | 08:16

State-controlled media say it was a hydrogen bomb. China's quake agency said it had detected a 6.3 magnitude natural disaster in Kilju, Hamgyong Province that was a "suspected explosion". In July, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer revealed some of Trump's complaints with the South Korea deal during a "special session" that was called in an attempt to begin renegotiations.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:14

The two leaders pledged to continue applying strong diplomatic and economic pressure on the regime and take necessary preparations to deter and defend against North Korea's growing threats. The White House did not mention the voluntary bilateral agreement but said the two leaders agreed to strengthen their defense cooperation and South Korea's defense capabilities.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:14

The bomb was created to be mounted on its newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the North said. Decision announced after phone call between US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in. The test comes amid heightened regional tension following Pyongyang's two tests of ICBMs in July that potentially could fly about 10,000 km (6,200 miles), putting many parts of the USA mainland within range.

by | September 04, 2017 | 07:53

It will be approaching the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Maximum sustained winds had increased to near 115 miles per hour (185 km/h) with higher gusts, making Irma a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Scale. Hurricane Watches have been issued by the governments of Antigua, the Netherlands and France for for the islands of Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St.

by | September 04, 2017 | 07:54

Kitts and Nevis. Hurricane Irma regained its status as a major Category 3 storm early Sunday but its impact on the Eastern United States remains uncertain. 2. No coastal watches or warnings have yet been issued for Irma, and it is not certain where or when it might make landfall. A turn toward the west is expected by Friday night, followed by a turn toward the west-southwest on Saturday.

by | September 04, 2017 | 07:16

Last week, the European Union's negotiator, Michel Barnier, said the talks still had done nowhere near enough for there to be a prospect of moving on to trade discussions after October. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox also hit out at "blackmail" attempts by the European Union to extract billions from the United Kingdom as part of its divorce bill.

by | September 04, 2017 | 07:13

U.S. officials have told Reuters that while North Korea has had parts in place for a nuclear detonation going back several months, no new activity has been seen recently at its known nuclear test site in Punggye-ri in its northeastern region.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:54

From alleged Russian election meddling to the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine , here are some of the most contentious issues facing the two sides. This is seen by many people as an effort to convince the congressional committees and the Justice Department that he had nothing to do with the Russian attempt to interfere with the elections a year ago.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:37

The Trump administration in July kicked off negotiations with South Korean officials to make adjustments to the deal, know as KORUS. In an effort to create better trade deals for the USA a new report claims President Trump is preparing to withdraw from its Free Trade Agreement with South Korea .

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:40

After initially cautioning against pulling the plug on accession talks right now, Merkel returned to the issue of Turkey even when the moderators had moved on to a question about U.S. "That is what being chancellor is about", Merkel said. She has weathered storms over mass immigration and financial and political turmoil in the European Union, while the SPD, Germany's oldest party, has struggled to promote a strong rival.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:36

The nuclear test is the North's first since US President Donald Trump assumed office in January. It has developed projectiles that it says could reach the U.S. He urged Pyongyang to heed United Nations demands to stop such testing and mothball its nuclear program, adding that the IAEA "continues to closely follow developments".

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:25

Those sanctions on Russia's mining and oil industry, which President Trump signed despite reservations , were in turn a reprisal for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Lavrov said Moscow would react to the decision once it has finished analyzing the US order, the Associated Press reported . The first punishment, handed down by President Obama, forced Russia to move out of two diplomatic compounds in the USA and send home 35 Russian diplomats.

by | September 04, 2017 | 06:09

North Korea claims it tested a "miniaturized" nuclear device that security experts fear is harder to detect. The power of the blast was not immediately clear. August 8: Trump threatened to unleash " fire and fury like the world has never seen" on North Korea if it continued to make threats against the United States.

by | September 03, 2017 | 09:02

North Korea appears to have conducted a sixth nuclear test after a "man-made" tremor was detected in the country's north, not far from the country's Punggey-ri nuclear test site. Eddie Cruz, 60, said he is concerned that with each missile launch, North Korea is getting better. South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered talks to Kim in July, but North Korea hasn't responded.

by | September 03, 2017 | 09:02

Anitha, a poor Dalit student, pleaded herself as one of the respondents along with many students in the apex court against the implementation of NEET in Tamil Nadu. "Is it Suicide or Murder by system". But students are gathered as small groups in Chennai and doing their protests. The brother, grandmother and father of Anitha, the petitioner against NEET who killed herself.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:28

This visit is considered to be very significant for Bilateral ties between India & China as on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit, PM Modi is likely to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, though a bilateral meeting has not been scheduled so far.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:26

Trump's campaign; court orders approving or rejecting those requests; records of those wiretaps, and; communications between the Federal Bureau of Investigation or DOJ and Congress relating to these issues'. "Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!" Trump tweeted on March 4. He went on to repeat the accusations, and call Obama a "bad (or sick) guy" in subsequent tweets.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:13

Ri, thought to have a close bond with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , manages the Workers' Party of Korea's diplomatic affairs. "What the administration is trying to do, and I support what they're trying to do, is they're painting a very bleak picture for the Chinese", she continued.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:11

President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would discuss next week with his advisers whether to withdraw from a trade deal with South Korea. The Kim Jong-un regime has taken a jibe at the USA and its ally South Korea, saying any attempts by the "puppets" to locate North Korea's ballistic missile launchers will not produce any useful result.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:08

The group, however, continues to hold on to territory in western Anbar province as well as the town of Hawija, which is expected to be the next target for Iraqi security forces. He said that the bombing now taking place is being done by Iraqi forces. "If there were 20,000 civilians in Tal Afar, we would have only just taken the first neighborhood by now".

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:10

She said to the reporters in the room that "he'd love some suggestions from the folks here" about where to give to. "And the President's priorities on immigration are to create a system that encourages legal immigration and benefits our economy and American workers", Sanders told reporters told reporters during the White House press briefing.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:08

State Education Minister Partha Chatterjee had on Wednesday expressed anxiety over the trend among school students and said access to such games should be immediately barred. Cyber experts and psychologists advise parents to strictly monitor teenagers playing lethal online games . A report says that this killer game has been linked with 130 suicide cases around the world, in which many cases have been witnessed in India as well.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:01

Highs will be near 70° on Friday and in the upper 70s on Saturday . Rain will continue off and on into Friday , with a few more storms possible during the afternoon. The heaviest rain from Thursday to Friday is likely to track within 100 miles or so of the lower MS and OH rivers. Rainfall totals still give some cause for concern, not least because the rain bands are largely in the southwestern quadrant of Harvey's circulation.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:52

For all of his eagerness to get the federal disaster response right, though, Trump missed clear opportunities to strike a sympathetic note for multitudes who are suffering. "You have a lot of hard-working people". "His heart goes out to them, as does everybody's heart", he said. "We are with you tomorrow, and we will be with you every single day after to restore, recover, and rebuild", he said.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:53

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile travelled around 2,700 kilometers (1,677 miles) and reached a maximum height of 550 kilometers (341 miles) as it flew over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. He took to his favorite social media platform with this saber-rattling message: "Talking is not the answer!" Pyongyang views the drills as invasion rehearsals and often conducts weapons tests and escalates its rhetoric when they are held.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:45

States receiving an "A" for road safety have strong laws such as texting bans, primary seat belt laws and sobriety checkpoints in place to help protect drivers passing through. Remember: Never operate a vessel while you are impaired. "We also want everyone to come home safe, and the way to make sure that happens is to not get behind the wheel if you have been drinking alcohol".

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:41

The investigation revealed the victim had been beaten with open hands, fists and instruments since April. Investigators say multiple people face charges after a ten-year old was abused over several months in Oswego County. Shaver and Mr. Whaley. She was followed in a auto, which would hit her when she went too slowly. She was also dragged by rope from the car's rear bumper.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:35

News reports suggested Mattis had broken with Trump on North Korea, after Trump tweeted on North Korea, "Talking is not the answer!" and he had later told a reporter: "We're never out of diplomatic solutions". In recent weeks, North Korea has launched a series of missiles toward Japan, with most falling into the Sea of Japan to the west of the country. The ministry also urged Pyongyang to accept talks over its nuclear programme and acknowledge that abandoning its nuclear ambitions is the ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:27

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha begins on Thursday evening. Andrew A. Croft, deputy commander of the coalition, said the speed with which Tal Afar and surrounding areas were retaken was a "positive sign". ISIS fighters in Iraq now control only the city of Hawija and a few areas in the desert along the border with Syria. The troops evacuated a total of 40,758 people from the city of Tal Afar and surrounding areas before and during the offensive, 18,822 before August 20 and 21,936 ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:25

Worldwide experts say the North has made advances in its nuclear weapons capabilities but it is unclear if it has successfully miniaturised a nuclear weapon it can load on to a missile. Pyongyang boasted about its nuclear missile programme in Sunday's report, saying it has the know-how and materials to make as many weapons as it wants.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:27

US Army Lieutenant General -Stephen Townsend was addressing reporters from Iraq when he made the statement. "When we find him, I think we'll just try to kill him first", he said. "The last stand of Isis will be in the Middle Euphrates River Valley", he added, using an alternative name for IS. "I don't think it's worth going to the trouble of trying to capture him".

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:27

Gunzenhauser urged all individuals in the above areas, or areas where there is visible smoke or the odor of smoke, to avoid unnecessary outdoor exposure and to limit physical exertion, whether indoor or outdoor. San Francisco, meanwhile, set a heat record for the day before noon, hitting 94 degrees. The area was under a red flag warning from the National Weather Service until at least Saturday evening as temperatures were expected to climb above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 degrees ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:25

Despite Trump knowing that firing Comey would not end the investigation, and despite Sessions and Rosenstein wanting to fire Comey also, and Kushner and Miller advising him to, Mueller made a decision to look into potential obstruction of justice.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:23

And then, when USC went 3-and-out again, and Western Michigan again capitalized with a lengthy touchdown march - 84 yards in 11 plays - it was obvious nothing about Saturday's opener was business as expected for USC. They helped offset an up-and-down performance from preseason Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Sam Darnold . With the score knotted at 28 apiece midway through the fourth quarter, Jones charged forward, hurdled a couple potential tacklers and broke outside for a 37-yard ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:20

Air Force F-35 jets arrive at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, on September 2, 2015. He says the US response was that certain developments would leave military intervention as the only option. The U.S. State Department ordered Moscow to close the consulate and two annexes in Washington and NY in two days, saying the decision was made "in the spirit of parity" following a Moscow-imposed cap on the U.S.