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U.S. imposes more sanctions on North Korea


Washington froze all property and interest of the designated companies and officials in the United States, essentially cutting them out of much of the global financial system. Trump has been pushing China to use its deep economic ties with North Korea to pressure the country's young leader to back down from developing nuclear weapons. Read More »

Los Angeles Police searching for possible kidnapping victim


The man grabbed the woman and carried her to the vehicle he had gotten out of. She momentarily exits the auto, only to be pulled back in by someone yanking on her arm from inside the vehicle. Police say the woman tried to get out of the vehicle, but she was pulled back inside right before the auto drove off. Witnesses say they heard someone yelling for help. Read More »

Republican Senators Float New DACA Proposal


It also would limit the Homeland Security department's future ability to offer exceptions to categories of undocumented immigrants. The president's decision to shift the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival problem to congress is just the latest in this game of one-upmanship. Read More »

Today Is National Voter Registration Day


For assistance in Spanish, we invite callers to dial 888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682); for assistance in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, or Bengali, dial 888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683). "Everybody's got a voice, and it needs to be heard", says Jimmy Berrong, a registered voter who makes it to the polls. Prospective voters can also register through the Department of Motor Vehicles . Read More »

Bag tied up with puppies inside found floating in MA river


The Uxbridge Animal Control Officer took the puppies. "He actually had quite a bit of water in his lungs", Sullivan said. "Up until this morning, he was still pushing mud out of his nose". Police have not identified a suspect, but they did look over the area for possible evidence. Police are reviewing video, hoping it will yield positive results. Read More »

Trump's North Korea tweet 'newsworthy'


North Korea's foreign minister says President Trump's tweets about the Korean nation amount to a declaration of war and that under worldwide law, his country can legally shoot down US military planes - even if they're not in North Korea's airspace. Read More »

U.S. 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump


In that address, Trump said that although the U.S. has great strength and patience, if it is forced to defend itself and its allies "we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ". The new sanctions also came the same day President Donald Trump ignored pleas to tone down anti-Pyongyang rhetoric, accusing the regime of having tortured a captive U.S. Read More »

Police Arrest 181 at Hearing on GOP Health Care Bill


Susan Collins of Maine , John McCain of Arizona and Rand Paul of Kentucky who said they would vote no. "If we don't turn this around now we're going to leave a country that's completely and utterly bankrupt". Trump and House Republicans are preparing details on a tax overhaul proposal that would slash the corporate rate and simplify the nation's tax code. Read More »

Trump Stands By NFL Comments, Insists He Wasn't Distracted From Hurricane Relief


Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters in NY on Monday that "Trump claimed that our leadership wouldn't be around much longer and he declared a war on our country". The two have also talked on the phone about security, economic issues and counter-terrorism. Business Insider notes that the confusion may come from Rajoy's official title, "president of the government". Read More »

Backed incumbent loses Alabama GOP Senate primary


Firebrand jurist Roy Moore has won the Alabama Republican primary for U.S. Senate, defeating an appointed incumbent backed by President Donald Trump and allies of Sen. This wasn't really a huge point of emphasis in the race, but that's also kind of the point: President Trump and GOP leaders wanted to paint opponents of the GOP's bills as opposing repeal, and a candidate who flouted that ultimatum just won. Read More »

Three Israelis killed by Palestinian gunman in attack near Jerusalem

Peace talks between the two sides broke down amid acrimony in April 2014. The palestinian leadership accused Israel of stoking hatred. Shin Bet, Israel's domestic security agency, said his wife left for Jordan several weeks ago. Residents said Jamal was well-known and well-liked. Drora Bardizchev, who had employed Jabbar in her home, said in an interview that she was shocked by the attack . Read More »

Pakistani Mission to United Nations strikes back: 'India churning out operatives of mayhem'


The picture of 17-year-old Rawya of Gaza, an alleged victim of an Israeli attack, was actually taken by award-winning American photo-journalist Heidi Levine in July, 2014. "This is a true picture". Umar Faiyaz was kidnapped at a wedding celebration. It portrays a harsh and tragic reality. He was brutally tortured and killed by Pakistan supported terrorists in May 2017. Read More »

The GOP's $5 Trillion Tax Squeeze


More details about what will be in the framework trickled out ahead of the announcement. Two Republicans familiar with the plan expect the top income rate will drop to 35% from 39.6%, and the top corporate rate will drop to 20% from 35%. Read More »

CBP: Contractors begin border wall concrete and 'other materials' prototypes


Each structure will be between 18 and 30 feet tall and created to deter illegal crossings, according to the federal agency. Customs and Border Protection has approved eight contracts for the prototypes. For many, the construction of these prototypes is nothing more than political banter. The border wall was a central part of Trump's presidential election campaign. Read More »

Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests


The White House press conference on Monday (Sept 25) dominated by the battle of words between President Donald Trump and numerous country's top athletes over kneeling during the national anthem. Asked yet again how it is unifying and what message does it send for the President to stand behind the presidential seal and call an American citizen who's expressing his first amendment rights a " Son of a bitch ", Sanders yet again spit out the same talking points. Read More »

Labour activists compare Israel to Nazi regime, accused of anti-Semitism


He added: "The Jewish Labour Movement has always been involved in the party for donkey's years and they should remain in the party for years to come as well". He said: "I am however very concerned at the antisemitism being aired publicly in fringe meetings and on the floor of Conference". Labour sources said the party was not responsible for the content of fringe events staged by groups that had no affiliation to the party. Read More »

North says it's war after Trump tweet


North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho on Monday called Trump's recent tweets about the communist country a "clear declaration of war ". Pyongyang says it needs the weapons to defend itself against the threat of a United States invasion. Read More »

North Korea considers Trump tweet declaration of war


It also emerged on Monday that an Iranian missile launch mentioned in a tweet by Trump on Sunday had not actually happened. " Donald Trump's tweet about North Korea may have riled that nation's representatives, but according to a thread from its global public policy team, " newsworthiness " and whether a Tweet is of public interest" comes into play. Read More »

Stone says no coordination between Trump campaign and Russia


In a lengthy and combative statement released Monday night ahead of the interview , Stone said "there is one "trick" that is not in my bag and that is treason". Stone had said he wanted to appear in an open hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. Read More »

This is where the Steelers actually were for national anthem before game


Some don't. We wanted to protect those that don't. As the "Star-Spangled Banner" played at Soldier Field in Chicago for the noon game between the Chicago Bears and the Steelers , the Pittsburgh team's sideline was virtually empty. Almost 200 NFL players didn't stand for the national anthem Sunday in response to comments made by President Donald Trump at a rally on Friday in Alabama. Read More »

Macron vows 'essential cooperation' with Germany after Merkel win

The euro has been the best performing major currency this year, having gained more than 13 percent against the dollar. Perhaps more eye-catchingly, anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD), won 12.6% of the vote, marking the return of the far right to the German parliament for the first time in over five decades, with the Social Democratic Party (SDP) polling just 20%. Read More »

US Wants "Diplomatic Solution" To North Korea Crisis

A White House spokesperson on Monday denied the US had declared war on the North, dismissing claims from the DPRK's foreign minister as "absurd" during a regular news briefing. "Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to take counter-measures including the right to shoot down USA strategic bombers even when they are not yet inside the airspace border of our country", Ri said. Read More »

Varun Gandhi counters Modi govt, says don't deport Rohingya Muslims


Following the reaction from the Minister, Gandhi took to Twitter to defend his views, saying he only called for empathy for the refugees. Union minister of state for home affairs and senior BJP leader Hansraj Ahir has slammed his own party's MP Varun Gandhi, for having adopted a pro-refugee stance regarding the influx of Rohingya migrants into the country. Read More »