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China to ban some petroleum exports to North Korea


The USGS measured this month's nuclear test at magnitude 6.3. The article said , "For more than seven decades since the foundation of the UN, no chief executives or diplomats including the preceding USA presidents have openly called for the obliteration of another state" at the UN General Assembly. Read More »

Two police officers shot, gunman barricaded in house


Saturday. Officials are asking people to avoid the area of Elm Street between Orchard and Sherman, and two blocks on either side of Elm Street. New Haven Officer David Hartman said the suspect is in serious, but stable condition at Yale New Haven Hospital after he was shot by police who apprehended him in the basement of the Elm Street home. Read More »

China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea


China will limit the supply of refined petroleum products to North Korea in order to comply with the latest United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions, Beijing's Ministry of Commerce announced on Saturday via its website. Chinese leaders were long North Korea's diplomatic protectors but express increasing frustration with the government of Kim Jong-un. The tougher stance follows North Korea's largest nuclear test earlier this month. Read More »

North Korea quake might have been explosion


Earlier Friday Kim blasted Trump as a "mentally deranged USA dotard " who will "pay dearly" for threatening to destroy North Korea . In his first speech to the United Nations general assembly this week, Mr Trump vowed to "totally destroy " North Korea's Kim Jong-un if the regime threatened the US. Read More »

Rajasthan's falahari baba arrested on charges of rape


The incident comes almost a month after Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted in two rape cases and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. After she received her first stipend, her parents asked her to donate the money at Falahari Maharaj's Ashram as a token of respect. The self-styled godman asked her not to tell anyone about the incident and threatened to harm her if she did so, she said. Read More »

US Mayoral Candidate Accused Of Lewd Act During Uber Ride


A New Orleans mayoral candidate was cited for public masturbation after he was caught with his trousers down during an Uber ride in California. Investigators said the Uber driver was on a freeway near Santa Monica when she heard sounds coming from the back where Scurlock was sitting. Read More »

Kim Jong Un: Trump will pay dearly for speech

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports that Ri told reporters in NY that a response "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific". He stressed that North Korea's location and abundant natural resources mean there is still hope for it to one day grow its economy and improve the lives of its people. Read More »

AIADMK tells EC about merger, VK Sasikala ouster


Beyond that no one was allowed. This is truth. He saw, she saw, etcetera were nothing at all. In the days that followed, Jayalalithaa's closest aides - VK Sasikala , O Panneerselvam and Edappadi Palaniswami - got into an intense and often abusive battle to claim her legacy; a fight that almost 10 months after her demise is still on. Read More »

USA to weigh into 'challenging' issues at Ottawa NAFTA talks-negotiator


The Commerce report, "U.S". "I met with [Ross] twice and each time we met we both agreed the problem was Mexico and he understands that", Mr. Dias said, who noted that Mr. "I told [Ross] I want it raised to 70". "Certain companies, if we increase it too much, might just opt to import cars directly and pay the 2.5 per cent tariff and we would lose that production. Read More »

Tremor detected in North Korea may be another test - China

In a teaser for Friday night's episode of Late Night , Colbert had harsh words for Kim and North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho, who compared Trump to a barking dog while visiting NY for the United Nations General Assembly. He said Mr Trump had insulted his country in the eyes of the world, and threatened to "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged United States dotard with fire". Read More »

Donald Trump: 'Rocket Man should have been handled long time ago'


Trump also called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "rocket man on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime". South Korea's government said it was the first such direct address to the world by any North Korean leader. The explosion of a North Korean hydrogen bomb could be potentially deadly, because it could jam electronic signals and disable technology on planes, ships and submarines in the Pacific. Read More »

Ryan murder case: CBI gets one day custody of main accused


The official said that a team of the agency will visit the school today to collect more evidence in the case. CBI has taken custody of three accused in Ryan school student murder case from Haryana police. The Haryana Police is also seeking to question school CEO Ryan Pinto and Director Augustine F. Pinto. The case has snowballed into a major national issue concerning safety and security of children in private schools, with vociferous protests by parents and activists outside the Ryan ... Read More »

Hawaii reportedly prepares for nuclear attack amid North Korea rhetoric


In the rally of soldiers organized by the Ministry of People's Armed Forces, Ri Myong-su, the military's chief of general staff, said in his speech: "Our style of strike warfare that we have prepared for centuries for the final battle against the USA imperialists will be the most desperate and treacherous war of retaliation, once it is launched". Read More »

New Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico


It was yet unknown whether the latest natural disaster had claimed any victims or damaged infrastructure. That 7.1 magnitude quake destroyed more than 50 buildings in the sprawling Mexican capital on Tuesday, leaving thousands homeless and close to 300 people dead nationwide. Read More »

'Bodies blown to bits': the depravity of Kim Jong


North Korea has granted a soccer loving Malaysian prince access to its airspace "anytime" he wants, his palace said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang prepares finally to host an Asian Cup tie that became a casualty of the assassination in Malaysia of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother in February. Read More »

Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site


Satellite photos of the area after the Sept 3 quake showed numerous landslides apparently caused by the massive blast, which North Korea said was an advanced hydrogen bomb. China also will ban textile imports from the North, the ministry said. But on the fringes of the United Nations meeting this week, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho upped the tensions further, telling reporters Pyongyang might now consider detonating a hydrogen bomb outside its territory. Read More »

DPRK top leader vows to retaliate over Trump speech

Kim Jong-un, in his rare personal statement , said: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, who had earlier compared Mr Trump's speech to " the sound of a barking dog " has warned that Pyongyang could test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean in response to the U.S. Read More »

North Korea may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific


Japanese officials say North Korea could send a nuclear-armed missile over Japan if it tests a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific. DPRK is the abbreviation of the country's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Apartment buildings in Pyongyang , North Korea, on September 22, 2017 . Kim said Trump's remarks "have convinced me, rather than frightening or stopping me, that the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the last". Read More »

Trump heaps more sanctions on North Korea


Trump reacts by toughening the rhetoric, charges that perhaps his threat of " fire and fury " was "not tough enough". "For much too long, North Korea has been allowed to abuse the worldwide financial system to facilitate funding for its nuclear weapons and missile programs", Trump said . Read More »

UK PM May says Brexit transition period to last around two years

And here's May today: "It is in all of our interests for our negotiations to succeed". "The eyes of the world are on us but if we can be imaginative and creative about the way we establish this new relationship ..." Mrs May acknowledged that a "strictly time-limited" transition of "around two years" would be required because neither Britain nor the European Union would be ready to move "smoothly" to a new relationship after Brexit takes place on 29 March 2019. Read More »

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threats


Kim said his country will consider the " highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history", a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon, but didn't elaborate. While " dotard " certainly seems much more articulate than Trump's "rocket man" gibe, it does not make Kim Jong-un any sort of hero. Vipin Narang, a nuclear strategy expert at MIT, said such a test could pose a danger to shipping and aircraft, even if North Korea declares a keep-out zone. Read More »

Pakistan Anti-Graft Body Freezes Bank Accounts of Nawaz Sharif, Family


The consultative meeting will also review issues related to Sharif family's appearance before the NAB court. Sharif along with his children is in London to see his ailing wife Kulsoom. On the other hand, the Islamabad Accountability Court, hearing the Sharifs' corruption case, has summoned daughter Maryam and son-in-law retired captain Safdar to appear before it on September 26. Read More »

What is super malaria or superbug?


A particularly problematic strain of malaria, known as PfPailin , is now spreading in Southeast Asia. The standard frontline choice for treating malaria is artemisinin in combination with another drug. The spread of artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum and the subsequent loss of partner antimalarial drugs in the Greater Mekong sub-region presents one of the greatest threats to the control and elimination of malaria , the letter authors say. Read More »

North Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

Nuclear proliferation watchdog CTBTO said it was examining what it called "unusual seismic activity" in North Korea. "Textiles are believed to be the North's biggest source of foreign revenue following rounds of United Nations sanctions under which Beijing cut off purchases of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods", the AP says. Read More »