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Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Zannah Mustapha wins United Nations award

Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Zannah Mustapha wins United Nations award Lundberg said that the plan also involved improving sanitation conditions, ensuring affected people have access to clean water, informing communities and carrying out vaccination campaigns in addition to other life-saving interventions. "These children include children from both the military and the Boko Haram and they have grown to see themselves as one". "It is a place where every child matters"... [Full Article...]

Delegates and observers await Trump speech with bated breath — UN General Assembly

Delegates and observers await Trump speech with bated breath — UN General Assembly But, Mr Gowan said, "everybody knows that the U.S. needs Chinese and Russian support to manage North Korea through the Security Council". Haley started off the forum by praising the changes that the United Nations has done since she's taken the ambassador role, calling the organization that used to talk a lot, but now has become "action-oriented". [Full Article...]

Trump calls Kim Jong-un "Rocket Man" ahead of UN meetings

Trump calls Kim Jong-un Trump plans to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. He added, "That's where the rockets are coming from". "If our diplomatic efforts fail though our military option will be in the only one left". Haley told CNN's Dane Bash she would be "perfectly happy" turning things over to U.S. [Full Article...]

Iran Calls on World to Stop Nuclear Cooperation with Israel

Iran Calls on World to Stop Nuclear Cooperation with Israel Iran insists that launching missiles is not violating the deal, as the missiles are not created to carry nuclear warheads. Khamenei claimed that Iran's nuclear program is legitimate but is being crippled by "cruel" sanctions imposed by the United States, "which is opposed to Iran's scientific progress". [Full Article...]

Korean says military goals in reach

Korean says military goals in reach The sanctions resolution curtailed North Korea's oil supply by nearly 30 per cent, and banned all of its textile exports worth $800 million and remittances of North Korean labourers from overseas. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 16, 2017. [Full Article...]

Amber Rudd hits out at Boris Johnson's 'backseat driving' over Brexit

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has fuelled speculation that he hopes to eventually succeed Prime Minister Theresa May by spelling out his Brexit goals days before her major policy speech on the topic. A senior minister who backed Remain told the Sunday Telegraph , meanwhile, Mr Johnson "needs to go and do something else" if he "can't settle" into his role as foreign secretary while... [Full Article...]

8 dead in Florida nursing home Irma left without air conditioning

8 dead in Florida nursing home Irma left without air conditioning Customers who lost electricity on Florida's eastern side will likely have it restored by this weekend, because fewer utility poles came down there, the company said. Crews are making sure critical infrastructure is in place before residents can return. Including the nursing home deaths, at least 25 people in Florida have died under Irma-related circumstances, and six more in SC and Georgia, ma... [Full Article...]

Amber Alert canceled for baby, toddler taken in Jericho

Amber Alert canceled for baby, toddler taken in Jericho California Highway Patrol officials said the alert, issued in Riverside, San Diego and Imperial counties, was no longer active at about 5:45 a.m. after Aaliyah Gomez was dropped off by the suspect at a family member's home. Police say she has straight brown hair and brown eyes. They were last seen traveling on 17th Street. He's considered armed and risky. He was considered armed and risky. [Full Article...]

Texas judge denies motion for emergency stay in Elliott suspension

Texas judge denies motion for emergency stay in Elliott suspension The case will now go to the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, where the National Football League has a filed an appeal already. Mazzant's review of the accompanied Elliott case could take months, meaning the second-year Dallas Cowboys running back nearly certainly will play the entire 2017 season unless a stay is issued by the higher court. [Full Article...]

Trump retweets altered clip of him hitting golf ball at Clinton

Trump retweets altered clip of him hitting golf ball at Clinton Critics swiftly responded. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), appearing on ABC's "This Week, said: "It's distressing to have a president that frankly will tweet and retweet things as juvenile as that". To top it all off, Trump retweeted a Bloomberg story where an analyst estimated the president was worth $2 billion to Twitter. The tweet says: " Donald Trump's fantastic golf swing #CrookedHillary". [Full Article...]

NYT Reporter Overhears Ty Cobb Dishing About Russia Probe

NYT Reporter Overhears Ty Cobb Dishing About Russia Probe The reporter said one of the lawyers, veteran Washington lawyer Ty Cobb, was telling, John Dowd, who earlier this year took over as Mr Trump's lead personal attorney, that the White House needed to "get ahead" of the issue. And he mentioned an unnamed colleague on whom he blamed "some of these earlier leaks", adding the colleague "tried to push Jared out", meaning Kushner, President Donald Trump'... [Full Article...]

Ryan Zinke: National Monuments Should Shrink

Ryan Zinke: National Monuments Should Shrink Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking at least four national monuments, according to a memorandum obtained by The Washington Post . But if President Trump follows through on them, he will face intense legal pushback from environmentalists, who will test to what extent the Antiquities Act can be used to reduce the footprint of national monuments, rather than expand it. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria Could Become Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Maria Could Become Category 4 Storm And it's expected to continue to strengthen and achieve a Category 4 or 5 status in the next two days; sustained 150 miles per hour winds are possible by the time it reaches Puerto Rico on Wednesday. A hurricane watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds. Officials in Guadeloupe said the French Caribbean island of would experience ext... [Full Article...]

Elisabeth Moss Wins First Emmy for 'Handmaid's Tale' After 8 Nominations

Need a crowd-size estimate? "This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys, period ". In that one sentence Spicer basically called both himself and the president liars. Glover won his first Emmy and made history at the same time for directing the "B.A.N" episode of Atlanta . "Why didn't you give him an Emmy?" he asked the voters in the live audience. [Full Article...]

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at UN

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at UN He is expected to seek global support to pressure North Korea from carrying out any more nuclear tests. The administration called for severe cuts in funding to the organization - funding that the United Nations says it can not do its work without. [Full Article...]

Will the Senate hold another Obamacare repeal vote?

Will the Senate hold another Obamacare repeal vote? He said it amounts to "Obamacare lite". All who care about the expansion of health care coverage need to focus their energies on defeating this latest attack on Obamacare. Republican senators from Medicaid expansion states, including Rob Portman of OH and Shelly Moore Capito of West Virginia, are among those who say they're still reviewing the legislation. [Full Article...]

German liberals would expect finance ministry in Merkel coalition

German liberals would expect finance ministry in Merkel coalition Germans don't directly vote for their leader like in the United States, but they can vote for a party. The poll of 1,383 voters, conducted from September 12 to September 14, also showed that 39 percent of those surveyed were still unsure how they would vote . [Full Article...]

Police identify London Tube bombing suspect

The 21-year-old suspect has been named as Yahyah Farroukh . Police arrested a second suspect in connection with the Parsons Green terror attack at a Middle Eastern chicken shop in Hounslow on Saturday night (16 September). Although the device did not explode with shrapnel in the same manner as the Tube bombs which killed 52 during the 2005 London transit attacks, the heat produced by the de... [Full Article...]

IPOB members arrested will be tried as terrorists

IPOB members arrested will be tried as terrorists This announcement came as President Muhammadu Buhari held a closed-door meeting with some northern governors before departing for NY where he will be attending the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Ogbizi who disclosed that the policeman; an Assistant Superintendent of Police that was injured during the Ariaria invasion died in a hospital where he was receiving medical at... [Full Article...]

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill

U.S. flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill The US military conducted a " mock bombing exercise over the sky of Korea " on Monday, the source said . The bombers flew from the USA military base in Guam and the fighters flew from Japan, joined by six South Korean fighter jets in the drill, the South Korean defence ministry added. [Full Article...]


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