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Mattis Disputes Reports Of Being At Odds With Trump

Mattis Disputes Reports Of Being At Odds With Trump Investors will also be looking for how the USA incumbent will respond to recent reports about his presidency and how he will handle North Korea . Navy sailors shot down the test missile aboard the USS John Paul Jones using the Standard-Missile-6 guided missiles. A joint mediation effort put forward by China and Russian Federation would involve a mutual pause in both missile tests by Nort... [Full Article...]

US, South Korea agree to boost Seoul's defenses amid North Korea threat

US, South Korea agree to boost Seoul's defenses amid North Korea threat That followed the test launch of two long-range ballistic missiles in July in a sharply lofted trajectory that demonstrated a potential range of 6,000 miles or more that would put many parts of the US mainland within striking distance. The Pentagon had said it was "actively" considering the revision. North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US and... [Full Article...]

Raila mourns death of students in school fire

Raila mourns death of students in school fire Most parents had started streaming in to pick their children by the time of going to press but the process of accounting for each and every child before being cleared was quit rigoruous. Fred Matiang'i, visited the school where he promised that the government would do all that is necessary to ensure that safety of students is assured. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation warns sanctions vs N. Korea 'dangerous'

The bombing exercise came as the United States and South Korea wrapped up their annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint military drills that involved tens of thousands of soldiers. Together with Washington, Tokyo will try to persuade other Security Council members to agree to ban oil exports to North Korea , people familiar with the matter said. [Full Article...]

Houston mayor imposes curfew to prevent looting

Houston mayor imposes curfew to prevent looting He said Perez tried unsuccessfully to get to downtown for more than two hours. "We will continue. This police department is resilient, as is this community and I look forward to taking this man and giving him the honors and his family that he so richly deserves". [Full Article...]

Highway Patrol will target impaired drivers over Labor Day weekend

Highway Patrol will target impaired drivers over Labor Day weekend Last year, they gave out 1,699 speeding tickets, 165 seatbelt citations, 3,552 tickets for other traffic violations and made 51 arrests for driving while under the influence. In August, more than 300 people were wounded in shootings, along with at least 52 deaths ruled homicides, according to data compiled by the Chicago Sun-Times. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Says Trump's Approach to North Korea Is 'Futile'

Vladimir Putin Says Trump's Approach to North Korea Is 'Futile' In his published comments, Putin said the situation was "balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict". Putin said a roadmap drawn up by Russian Federation and China - which have relatively warm ties with Pyongyang and wield influence as permanent members of the UN Security Council - was a way to gradually reduce the tensions. [Full Article...]

Time to 'rethink' Turkey relations, says Merkel

Time to 'rethink' Turkey relations, says Merkel He said the race between Merkel and her SPD challenger remained "completely open" and pointed to a survey by pollster Allensbach last week that showed nearly 50 percent of voters had yet to decide who they would choose. Twelve German citizens are now in Turkish detention on political charges. Turkey has also arrested two German journalists, one of them with dual citizenship, having accused the... [Full Article...]

ISIS Leader, Baghdadi, probably still alive

ISIS Leader, Baghdadi, probably still alive Townsend earlier indicated that the belief Baghdadi was not dead was based on a dearth of evidence and added that claims to the contrary amounted to "rumor or otherwise". "We've heard all kinds of reporting". His statements follow the Iraqi prime minister's declaration of victory over the so-called Islamic state over Isis in the city of Tal Afar on Thursday. [Full Article...]

South Korean fined for branding president North Korean in Wiki bio

South Korean fined for branding president North Korean in Wiki bio It also objected to the translated title of the South Korean edition as "Capitalist People's Republic of Korea" and the book's cover that replaced the red star in North Korea's official seal with the USA dollar mark. "The menace to normal reporting activities of journalists is a serious threat to freedom of the press and an act of intervening in domestic affairs", the MOU said in a spokesperson's ... [Full Article...]

C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful

C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful The objective of mission C39 (the 41st mission for India's PSLV XL launcher) was to place the IRNSS H navigation satellite (1,425kg) navigation satellite into geostationary transfer orbit. Queried about the impact of the mission failure on getting commercial launch projects, the ISRO chairman said the issue has to be studied. "We have to analyse the heat shield separation command and subse... [Full Article...]

Trump to visit Texas and Louisiana as states struggle with Harvey's aftermath

Trump to visit Texas and Louisiana as states struggle with Harvey's aftermath Amundson, the acting USA attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana and the executive director of the National Center . The pending reduction to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster relief account is part of a spending bill that the House is scheduled to consider next week when Congress returns from its August recess. [Full Article...]

Gas Prices Are Going Way Up in Mississauga

Gas Prices Are Going Way Up in Mississauga Specifically, Hurricane Harvey impacted the energy sector. Gas prices continued to rise in North Texas and many stations remained dormant Friday as a local fuel shortage caused by Hurricane Harvey dragged into the Labor Day weekend. [Full Article...]

Four dead as Tropical Storm Lidia hits Mexico's Los Cabos tourist hub

Four dead as Tropical Storm Lidia hits Mexico's Los Cabos tourist hub Apparently the storm's passing left Los Cabos soaking and largely without power, but otherwise relatively unscathed, according to President Enrique Pena Nieto. The rains could bring life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. Lidia earlier spread rains over a broad swath of Mexico including the capital, where it was blamed for flooding that briefly closed the city's airport this week. [Full Article...]

White House: Donald Trump Personally Pledging $1 Million To Help Hurricane Victims

White House: Donald Trump Personally Pledging $1 Million To Help Hurricane Victims Sanders said the administration isn't focused on polling numbers but is instead aiming its resources toward addressing "actual problems the Americans are facing". Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democrat from Houston, was crafting legislation for $150 billion in emergency funding through almost two-dozen government agencies and departments. [Full Article...]

Spain expels N Korean diplomat over missile tests

Spain expels N Korean diplomat over missile tests Also considered was South Korea building nuclear-powered submarines to handle threats from North Korea's submarines and missiles. PARIS France's foreign minister warned on Friday that North Korea could have the capacity to deliver a nuclear strike on the United States and even Europe "within months". [Full Article...]

North Korea rejects Security Council statement, says will continue launches

North Korea rejects Security Council statement, says will continue launches Let's take a look at what President Moon's spokesperson had to say just a while ago. On Tuesday, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over northern Japan , triggering widespread emergency warnings that jolted millions awake, before it splashed down in the Pacific Ocean. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un Fathers a Third Child

Kim Jong Un Fathers a Third Child The story was reported by South Korean news agency Yonhap as news emerged of North Korea's ballistic missile launch over Japan . North Korean leader Kim Jong-un got a third child from his wife, Li Sol Chu, in February, the Seoul agency Jonhap said, referring to South Korean intelligence. [Full Article...]

Texting ban goes into effect in Texas

Texting ban goes into effect in Texas Last year, TxDOT reports, 109,658 traffic crashes in Texas involved distracted driving. Drivers using their phones to text, read, or send any electronic message behind the wheel, are now in violation of the law. The ban covers texting only, not other Internet use such as map applications. To help educate the public on the new law, TxDOT will be posting information on portable roadside message ... [Full Article...]

Melania's stilettos and Barack's tan suit - who cares!

Melania's stilettos and Barack's tan suit - who cares! When Air Force One landed, the First Lady had switched out her stilettos for pristine white sneakers and her hair was pulled into a pony tail under a ball cap emblazoned with the initials FLOTUS, so she wouldn't be mistaken for a Dallas Cowboy cheerleader, I suppose. [Full Article...]


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