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Sushma Swaraj in NY to attend UNGA session


On connectivity initiatives, the importance of basing them on universally recognized worldwide norms, prudent financing and respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity was underlined. While she will bump into the Pakistani delegation led by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Indian side has ruled out any bilateral meetings. Read More »

Tracking Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Maria


Virgin Islands. Hurricane watches were up in Puerto Rico , the United States and British Virgin Islands, the island shared by French St Martin and Dutch St Maarten, St Barts and Anguilla. The potential for danger is even greater in the Caribbean . Puerto Rico is next on Maria's projected path, possibly making a direct hit on the island Wednesday or Thursday . Read More »

Government Investigators Reportedly Wiretapped Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort


The feds had wiretapped Manafort before and after the 2016 presidential election, capturing conversations he had with President Trump along with conversations that allude to coordination with Russia, CNN reported . The FISA court granted two warrants to tap Mr. Manafort's phones, the first related to a probe of his consulting work with Ukrainian politicians, a probe that CNN said was abandoned at some point in 2016. Read More »

North Korea Vows to Complete Nuclear Weapons Program

On Sept. 7, the US deployed more missile defense launchers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, to South Korea amid objections from China . The Security Council met Friday to condemn the missile test just four days after it unanimously approved the ninth round of sanctions against the North since 2006. Read More »

'Pure speculation': British Home Sec dismisses Trump's Parsons Green tweets


The first man arrested in relation to the attack was captured in the departure area of Dover port on Saturday and was moved to a London police station. Most of the injured suffered burns. They have been honored by Queen Elizabeth II for their work on behalf of children. "A friend, Alison Griffiths, said they are "great pillars of the community" who have taken in several hundred children in the last 40 years". Read More »

Trump considering holding DC military parade on July 4th


Trump said he marveled at the French parade that he saw with Macron on France's July 14 national holiday. The parade on Paris's Champs-Elysees will commemorate the centenary of the United States entering WWI and will feature horses, helicopters, planes and troops. Read More »

West Springfield man arrested for killing Lisa Ziegert to be arraigned Tuesday


Police made headway in the case after distributing a computer-generated picture previous year, using DNA found at the scene to estimate what a possible suspect would look like, reports said. Police said, "on the evening of Wednesday, September 13, as a part of this effort, Massachusetts State Police troopers attempted to notify Schara about this process, but he was not home and information was left with someone at the home". Read More »

Clinton Says Trump 'Gave Permission for People to Be More Sexist'


United States president Donald Trump has retweeted a fake video of himself taking out former rival Hillary Clinton with a golf ball as she boarded a plane. Hillary Clinton sat down with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Thursday night as part of a book tour for her recently-published memoir What Happened . Sanders' response comes almost a week after Hillary Clinton , who defeated him in the Democratic primaries, released her memoir " What Happened ", chronicling her account of the 2016 ... Read More »

Clinton leaves open the possibility of challenging Trump's election win


As she continued, the former 2016 candidate said there's no doubt Russian Federation "influenced the election" and said if she was President right now she would want to get to the bottom of this. It could come as sweet music to some in the Democratic base, who are hanging on every unconfirmed report or rumour of Trump campaign malfeasance and waiting with baited breath for the day the presidential house of cards comes crashing down. Read More »

Trump, Haley to Share US Spotlight at UN Gathering


Nikki Haley showed up on her first day promising a "new day", but explaining that the USA wanted "to show value at the U.N". In past, he had labeled it as weak, incompetent and "not a friend of the United States". "I don't think it was a coincidence that Ms Haley went to the IAEA [last month] and gave a speech to the IAEA to make the case that the Iran agreement does not preserve in its current form the interests of the US", Mr Schaefer said. Read More »

US's Haley Warns North Korea Of Destruction In Face Of Threats


The top USA diplomat made a rare appearance on a Sunday talk show, where he said the US strategy is to pursue a " peaceful pressure campaign " based on what he called the four "nos": not seeking either regime change or collapse in North Korea , an accelerated re-unification of the Korean Peninsula, or a reason to send in military forces. Read More »

Khamenei warns of Iran's 'tough reaction' if USA alters nuke deal


Iran , however, said the greatest threat to the nuclear agreement is USA hostility. Before then, however, U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson will sit down at the same table as his Iranian counterpart , Mohammed Javad Zarif, on Wednesday in NY to review implementation of the nuclear deal. Read More »

Boris Johnson backed by Michael Gove in £350m NHS cash row

Morgan said the government should outline what was being considered to preserve stability and certainty in respect of insurance contracts that straddle Brexit. "We already have a deep level of collaboration with the European Union on security matters and it is in both our interests to find ways to maintain it", Brexit minister David Davis said in a statement. Read More »

United States flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea


A week ago, the 15-member U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted its ninth sanctions resolution since 2006 over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. Trump's latest tweet on North Korea comes as White House advisers said that Pyongyang would face destruction if it continues its provocations. Trump has threatened to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea if the North continued with its threats. Read More »

Trump Makes First Stop in Storm-Torn Florida


The Category 5 hurricane hit the Florida Keys island chain last weekend after carving a destructive path through the eastern Caribbean, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearly six million people and forcing the state into lockdown. LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. Including the nursing home deaths, at least 25 people in Florida have died under Irma-related circumstances, and six more in SC and Georgia, many of them well after the storm had passed. Read More »

Amber Alert issued, child taken from Lemoore


A NY state Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-month-old boy and a 2-year-old girl abducted on Long Island early Monday. "She is 5'4" tall and weighs about 115 pounds. Gomez, who authorities had said may be armed and should be considered risky, was believed to be driving to Mexico. Identifying features include tattoos on his chest, arms, neck and calves. Read More »

Trump retweets mock video of golf ball seen striking Hillary Clinton


Scavino, who also served as Trump's social media director during the presidential campaign, was criticized for retweeting a post that showed waters from Hurricane Irma flooding Miami International Airport and urging people to "stay safe". The tweet refers to " Donald Trump's incredible golf swing" and uses the hashtag #CrookedHillary, the then-candidate's most-used epithet for his Democratic opponent. Read More »

Trump Lawyer Overheard Saying He'll Hide Documents From Congressional Russia Investigators


In recent weeks, Donald Trump's outside legal team, created to protect the president's interests as the Trump-Russia scandal moves forward, hasn't exactly shined. Some geographic context is probably in order. Investigative reporter Kenneth Vogel said he heard Cobb's conversation with President Donald Trump's attorney John Dowd while having lunch at BLT Steak in Washington, D.C., located next door to the Times' local bureau. Read More »

Hurricane Maria Could Affect Islands Already Devastated by Irma


Tropical storm watches will likely be issued along parts of the East Coast later today, especially along the New England coast where Jose is expected to make its closest pass to the USA mainland on Wednesday morning. National Weather Service in San Juan. On Wednesday, Maria was expected to be near or over Puerto Rico, which was spared the full brunt of Irma , although much of the island had its power knocked out. Read More »

More national monuments should be opened for exploitation, Zinke says


A leaked memo from Zinke to President Donald Trump recommends that two Utah monuments - Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante - be reduced, along with Nevada's Gold Butte and Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou. (The draft does not specify exactly how much land should be trimmed from the current designations.) He will also recommend that vast swaths of the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii and the Atlantic Ocean near MA be reopened to commercial fishing. Read More »

The 2017 Emmy Awards - AKA, The Roast of Donald Trump

Satirical sketch show 'Saturday Night Live' took the Emmys by storm winning three early awards in a ceremony marked by multiple jabs at Trump. And then the crowd laughed (a few looked agape), Spicer grinned, and Colbert laid out one last, mild zinger: " Melissa McCarthy , everybody, give it up". Read More »