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N. Korean FM threatens 'merciless preventive action' against US

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Earlier in September, North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear weapons test, and it has regularly conducted missile tests as rhetoric between it and the USA has continued to rise. The move prompted global condemnation, leading the UN Security Council to unanimously adopt new sanctions that include restrictions on oil shipments. Read More »

North Korea increasingly isolated following Pacific H-bomb threat

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Tensions have risen as North Korea has resisted intense worldwide pressure to halt its nuclear and missile programmes, with Mr Trump and Mr Kim exchanging ever-more threatening rhetoric. While the North has claimed that it is able to mount a miniaturized nuclear weapon on a missile, the regime has yet to offer definitive proof. Yet the speech, which was approximately 500 words when translated to English, refers to Trump multiple times as a " dotard " - an arcane word for an elderly person ... Read More »

Former captain Dhoni's popularity in evidence at Eden

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The Australian No.5 has shown glimpses of his attacking prowess in Chennai and Kolkata where he looked the only batsman capable of putting India's wrist spinners under pressure. "It will turn around and when it does turn around, it will turn around fast and very well", he said. "It's another good innings from Virat", Ganguly, who is also the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), told reporters here during the innings break. Read More »

Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decision

There are other ways of getting at other elements of Iranian behavior, but all of those elements would be worse if they had a nuclear weapon. "If the United States has any worries about Iran, or somebody else has any concerns, these concerns should be resolved within the formats tailored for the goal", Lavrov said. Read More »

Nuclear proliferation watchdog on North Korea seismic events

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North Korea's weakest nuclear test, its first one, conducted in 2006, generated a magnitude 4.3 quake. "This mission is a demonstration of US resolve and a clear message that the President has many military options to defeat any threat", said Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White. Read More »

Officiating mistake robs Texas A&M of long touchdown run

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The score could have been tied, but Mond was ruled to have run out of bounds at the Arkansas 10-yard line on what would have been an 89-yard touchdown. The Aggies had to overcome a bit of bad luck in the first half after a review of a big play didn't go their way. Texas A&M wouldn't stay down for long. Read More »

Quake strikes North Korea near nuclear test zone, but no radiation reported

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South Korea's presidential office said in a statement that a handful of its government agencies "still maintain [the quake] was natural and not from an explosion". Russian Federation and China again urged adoption of their freeze-for-freeze proposal that would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the US and South Korea stopping their joint military exercises. Read More »

Trump and Kim call each other mad

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Until now the United States has shied away from taking the same tough stance against North Korea , but the Trump administration has signaled it is not willing to accept Pyongyang's continued provocations. Joel Wit, senior fellow at the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, said despite the bluster, it was far from clear that Washington was ready to pay the human price for a conflict. Read More »

Rescued from Mexico Quake Rubble, but Mystery Girl Didn't Exist

Some slight damage was reported in Oaxaca State, including a collapsed bridge. Many criticized President Trump for responding quickly to the disaster in Mexico City after it took him several days to reach out to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto after the more powerful quake shook the country earlier this month. Read More »

Trump on the UN: Once 'useless,' now useful

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The governing theme of President Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly could be summed up in one word: sovereignty. Trump said that the deal was "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into". Read More »

Six injured in London acid attack

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The incident is not being treated as terror-related, officials said . Police said the attack is not believed to be linked to terrorism . One male was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, the statement said. He said: "There were cuts around his eyes and he was trying to chuck water into them". Police immediately put a cordon at the front of the shopping centre, with a handful of young witnesses visibly shaken by what they saw. Read More »

IRMA: Florida reinstates tolls on Thursday

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According to a news release, this was one of the largest power outages and the largest power restoration effort in USA history. "Today our Ameren Missouri crews are on the road heading home from a long week of exhausting work restoring power to Florida residents after Hurricane Irma", Michael Moehn, chairman and president of Ameren Missouri, said in the release. Read More »

North Korea Warns Of Another Nuclear Test

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As North Korea escalates its nuclear threats and the USA responds with new sanctions , dialogue between the two countries' leaders has devolved into a name-calling match that some consider unsafe. North Korea was also a major part of Trump's address to the United Nations General Assembly. He called Trump "mentally deranged" and a "dotard" , meaning a senile old person. Read More »

Mattis: No need to shoot down N. Korean missiles, yet

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The patrols came after officials and experts said a small quake near North Korea's nuclear test site on Saturday was probably not man-made, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. USA nuclear weapons were withdrawn from the Korean peninsula in the early 1990s at the close of the Cold War. The China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC), which initially spoke of a "suspected explosion", also said it believed Saturday's tremor was not the result of ... Read More »

North Korea: Tremor detected near weapons' test site

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday. "A key method is to look at the seismic waves or seismic acoustic waves and the latter can be detected in the case of a manmade natural disaster". "We can not conclusively confirm at this time the nature (natural or human-made) of the event". The last test registered as a 6.3 magnitude quake. Chinese seismologists said it was a "suspected explosion". Read More »

Lavrov Finds Opening In Trump Speech

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Beyond that, Lavrov had few kind words for the US. Lavrov addresses a general press conference at the United Nations on September 22, 2017 in New York, New York. "Using unilateral sanctions.is illegitimate and undermines the collective nature of worldwide efforts". "Everyone is witnessing with alarm today the newer restrictions by the United States against Iran". Read More »

Maria's track shifts slightly west, could bring 'direct impacts' to NC

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The rain risk will be 10 percent. In the tropics Maria is still a major hurricane (category 3) with winds of 115mph and gusts up to 140mph. It is now about 900 miles east of Bermuda, moving north at 6 mph. "We're forecasting Maria to track far enough to the west to cause tropical storm-force winds that can lead to sporadic tree damage and power outages for parts of the Outer Banks, especially Cape Hatteras", AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Frank Strait said. Read More »

USA eyes several options towards North Korean nuclear threat

Another official at the the Korea Meteorological Administration's command center said it is believed to have been a natural quake. Reuters reported that Chinese banks are being told to begin honouring the United Nations sanctions came amid concerns those banks are serving as financial conduits for an increasingly isolated North Korea. Read More »

China: Trump's claim about bank bans 'not consistent with the facts'

Ri is due to address the United Nations later on Saturday. "By doing so, however, he committed an irreversible mistake of making our rockets" visit to the entire USA mainland inevitable all the more ". The United Nations Security Council, including permanent member Beijing, approved tough sanctions against Pyongyang last week in response to its sixth and most powerful nuclear test. Read More »

Find out David Warner's success mantra against Indian spinners

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The success of the two wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal has kept the competition going for slots in the Indian team and augurs well in the run up to the World Cup in 2019, skipper Virat Kohli said here on Thursday. We don't know. That's just what happens in this game. The left-hand fast bowler became the first bowler to take a hat-trick in the very first over of a Test match by picking up the wickets of Pakistan's Salman Butt, Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf at Karachi ... Read More »

Towns Evacuated as Dam Fails in Puerto Rico After Maria

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Christina Villalba, an official for the island's emergency management agency, said there was little doubt the dam was about to break. Relentless howling winds and heavy rains whipped across Puerto Rico on Wednesday after Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island as a Category 4 storm. Read More »

'Madman' Kim calls Trump 'dotard' as Pyongyang hints at H-bomb

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President Donald Trump is again assailing North Korea Kim Jong Un, saying that he "will be tested like never before". "To have such a senior official who has close ties to the leadership in proximity, it does represent an opportunity if anyone wants to take that opportunity", said Joel S. Read More »

US B1-B bombers fly mission off North Korean coast

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Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said it underscores "the seriousness with which we take North Korea's reckless behaviour". "The mission is a demonstration of U.S. However, experts believe that the tremors were natural. Yesterday, Trump said the North Korean dictator will be "tested like never before". The country said that they will also ban imports of textiles from North Korea. Read More »