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German foreign minister urges direct talks with North Korea

Separately, China and Russian Federation began a joint naval exercise east of the Korean peninsula but it is unclear if it is linked to current tensions in the region. "Some people have fallen for that and immediately echoed the suggestion, pointing to the failure of past sanctions to achieve their objective", it said in an editorial. Read More »

BJD MLA arrested in chit fund scam, party says Centre misusing


CBI sources said they had sold a land to the Seashore Group for a hefty amount and could not explain the details of the illegal transactions. The MLA said his arrest was politically motivated. The land, which belongs to chit fund company Seashore Group of Companies, was registered in the name of Biswal's wife Laxmibilasini in 2012 at a consideration amount of Rs. Read More »

Hasina attends Trump-hosted meeting on United Nations reforms in NY


President Donald Trump's first encounter with the United Nations on Monday (Sept 18) started on a conciliatory note . Trump also emphasized his belief that no one member state should "militarily or financially" shoulder a greater part of the burden, which does hand in hand with his thoughts on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Read More »

MSNBC's Mika Compares Trump to Kim Jong Un, Again


Yesterday we reported dictator Kim Jong-un taunted Donald Trump boasting "America's fate is in hands of North Korea" by vowing to turn USA into a "sea of flames". "All they need to do to let us know they're ready to talk is to just stop these tests, stop these provocative actions, and let's lower the threat-level and the rhetoric", he said. Read More »

Authorities arrested 3 people after vigil for Georgia Tech student


A campus police auto burned after its windshield was smashed, and videos taken by people at the scene showed police handcuffing individuals who had been forced to the ground. "Police were not arresting everyone", Shen said. "They were only after certain people". Hours later, university said the campus was back to normal - Shen described it as "eerily quiet" - and that classes would resume as scheduled Tuesday morning. Read More »

Trump lawyer says Hill panel delays interview


In his statement for the Senate committee, Cohen says his "reputation was damaged" by the publication of the dossier, which he says was "riddled with total falsehoods and intentionally salacious accusations". His lawyer, Steve Ryan, said that Cohen still intends to voluntarily cooperate with the committee as well as its counterpart in the House, which is also investigating. Read More »

Nisar lashes out at Khaqan Abbasi, Asif for statements on 'internal matters'


The main opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party made gains but alleged voter irregularities in the eastern city of Lahore , the electoral heartlands of the Sharif family since the 1980s. "The enemy's narrative is strengthened when government officials issue public statements on internal issues", he said, adding that these actions will weaken Pakistan's position internationally. Read More »

Maria becomes major hurricane, powers through Caribbean


The territory's two other main islands, St. Thomas and St. John, which lie to the north of St. Croix, sustained widespread heavy damage from Irma , which killed more than 80 people in the Caribbean and the USA mainland. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria grew into an extremely unsafe Category 5 storm Monday as it barreled toward a potentially devastating collision with islands in the eastern Caribbean, and forecasters warned it was likely to become even stronger. Read More »

Hurricane Maria Strengthens to a Category 2 Storm

Torrential rainfall, an anticipated six to 12 inches worth, could cause deadly flooding and mudslides through the islands. Maria becomes a hurricane and is forecast to continue strengthening as it approaches the Leeward Islands, northeast Caribbean , according to officials. Read More »

Russian copter fires on spectators at drills


The report said a C-8 rocket was sacked accidentally while the Ka-52 helicopter was traveling at 120 miles per hour at an altitude of 150 feet. The news portal said the video was provided by an unidentified witness. At least two people are seriously injured according to the Russian outlet "There were no incidents involving army aviation during an episode of the strategic exercise Zapad-2017 on September 18". Read More »

Hunt on in Colorado for woman who poops and runs


Police in Colorado are looking for a woman who is terrorizing a neighborhood by pooping in the yards of people living in the community. When Budde went outside, she caught the woman - mid-squat, trousers down - pooping outside her house, Budde told KKTV in Colorado Springs . Read More »

PIL in Orissa HC seeks petrol, diesel under GST


While it was Rs 70.51 per litre in Delhi, petrol cost Rs 79.62 per litre in Mumbai. The price of diesel has been kept lower as it also used in the politically sensitive farm sector. On Sunday, Pradhan said that the rise in prices of petrol was due to several factors. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra has explained that the increase in excise duty on petrol and diesel has helped the government to raise additional resources for building hospitals, schools and highways which are essential for ... Read More »

Boris Johnson and dodgy use of statistics: A wake-up call?


Boris Johnson could resign if Theresa May signals she will pursue a "Swiss-style" Brexit, even though he is publicly denying that he will walk away from the cabinet. A spokesman for May said on Tuesday she is expected to hold a special cabinet meeting on the eve of her Brexit speech Friday, as she seeks to bring her ministers in line behind her European Union strategy. Read More »

Body not found for 8 months in KCI airport parking lot


A tearful Carolina Potter of Lenexa, Kan., speaks with FOX 4 in about the eight-month search for her husband , Randy Potter . The body was so badly decomposed that investigators could not immediately identify the race or gender. The family has hired an attorney to help them find out what went wrong, and why it took so long for Potter to be found. They left his license plate number and a description of his vehicle, the Washington Post reports , and authorities told them security ... Read More »

Jennifer Palmieri: Trump's Golf Gif Is 'Promoting Violence Against Women'


She talks about her treatment from Trump supporters who echoed Trump's demand to " lock her up " due to the fact she used her private email servers while working as Secretary of State. She blames his actions for her loss and said in one interview last week that he should have been "disciplined" for his conduct. The Twitter account that originally shared the gif has been very vocal in its support for Mr Trump and its opposition for Ms Clinton . Read More »

Tunisia scraps ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims


Ironically, Muslim men are allowed to marry non-Muslim women. Human rights groups in Tunisia had also been campaigning for the law to be abolished. While the President's move has been hailed as progressive, some Tunisians have expressed their misgivings about the new order, saying it is in contravention of the Islamic Law. Read More »

North Korea Launches Missile Over Japan


The country also conducted its most powerful nuclear test yet earlier this month despite mounting global pressure. The two unanimous U.N. Security Council votes for sanctions in recent weeks have marked a new level of alarm from those allies, as well as Moscow and Beijing. Read More »

Gov. Walker to sign $3 billion Foxconn bill on Monday


In addition, the state would waive approximately $150 million in sales taxes on constructions materials for the facility. "Through Foxconn's historic Dollars 10 billion investment and the creation of 13'000 new family-supporting jobs, the most high-tech, cutting edge technology in the world will be made in America, right here in Wisconsin". Read More »

Israeli and Egyptian Leaders Meet Publicly For First Time


But Trump more recently has said he does not expect to certify Iran's compliance with an October deadline looming. "Make the United Nations great". "We are giving it an absolute go", Mr. Trump said in NY. We think there is a good chance that this will happen. "I think these things go together, and we look forward to talking about how we can advance both". Read More »

Spain expels North Korean ambassador

Spain on Monday ordered North Korea's ambassador to leave the country by September 30 in protest over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, which it has criticized as "a serious threat to peace". North Korea is often called the most closed and isolated nation in the world. Pak Chun Il, North Korea's sitting ambassador to the country, was blacklisted by the United Nations on November 30, 2016 in response to Pyongyang's fifth nuclear test that September. Read More »

This time hurricane will not spare Puerto Rico


Jose is starting to lose its tropical characteristics but winds remain hurricane strength at this time. The damage from Hurricane Irma on the Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten in early September. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerritt of Dominica says his roof has been snatched off by Hurricane Maria . Forward speed has slowed, now moving W/NW at 10 miles per hour as it tracks toward the Leeward Islands. Read More »