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Trump Singles Out North Korea, Iran As 'Threats' In First UN Speech

Trump Singles Out North Korea, Iran As 'Threats' In First UN Speech The speech touched on several topics, but the commander in chief spent a lot of time condemning the Hermit Kingdom. " Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime ", Trump said , using a mocking nickname for North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un . [Full Article...]

Ambassador says U.S. must comply with political steps envisioned by United Nations resolution

Ambassador says U.S. must comply with political steps envisioned by United Nations resolution President Donald Trump plans a speech that will take North Korea and Iran to task, as well as countries he believes are enabling their nuclear and missile programmes. "Their staffs look at Trump and say, 'Who the hell is this bozo?'" Bremmer continued. President Trump, who has never been a big fan of the United Nations , did not shy away from his core belief about the organization in his op... [Full Article...]

S. Korea to assure credibility of economy during NY summit

S. Korea to assure credibility of economy during NY summit In the aftermath of the North's most recent test, talk of redeploying nuclear weapons in South Korea became more frequent, with conservatives and liberals alike offering their support to the idea. The minister said one of his main objectives is to raise the credibility and trustworthiness of the South Korean economy by outlining the Moon administration's new fiscal policy direction. [Full Article...]

UNSC reform a priority for Trump administration: Haley

UNSC reform a priority for Trump administration: Haley McMaster, the president's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner and his National Economic Council director, Gary Cohn, are all expected to attend events in NY next week. First, that Trump, notwithstanding his isolationist rhetoric, sees a role for a reformed UN. "Is that what "fire and fury" meant?" North Korea has been the most perplexing foreign policy problem facing the Trump administration ... [Full Article...]

Jimmy Kimmel slams Sen. Cassidy for lying about health care bill

Jimmy Kimmel slams Sen. Cassidy for lying about health care bill Bill Cassidy (R-LA) "lied right to my face" when the senator talked about his "test" on any health care bill proposed back in May. McCain is a key holdout on the legislation that may come to a vote in the Senate next week. "You're welcome to stop by the studio and take it any time", he said to cheers from his audience. "Ends Ocare!" Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. "You'll find that littl... [Full Article...]

M1 Motorway Partially Reopens After 'Suspicious Object' Found

M1 Motorway Partially Reopens After 'Suspicious Object' Found Drivers were told to avoid the area as the road is expected to be closed "for some time". Another Twitter user claimed to have seen a "black bag smoking and oozing yellow stuff". Police said they were working to divert motorists away from the scene and to move those who had been stuck on the carriageway. Inspector Long continued, "There is no evidence to suggest that this is a terrorist-relate... [Full Article...]

Ghani urges dialogue with Pakistan

Ghani urges dialogue with Pakistan Trump has said that he doesn't want to discuss military tactics, timetables or troop numbers, although senior officials have said the president' plan involves sending up to 3,900 more USA troops on top of the roughly 8,400 Americans now there. [Full Article...]

Pressure, not dialogue needed on North Korea: Abe

Pressure, not dialogue needed on North Korea: Abe In a speech at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, Abe said that whether the North's provocations can be stopped is up to the worldwide community's unity, adding that there is not much time left. Vice President Mike Pence reiterated Wednesday American willingness to use military force if required. Abe went through a litany of two decades of failed dialogue with the DPRK, which during all that ... [Full Article...]

Would-be robber wants to sue the good Samaritan who intervened

Would-be robber wants to sue the good Samaritan who intervened The family of Ryan Flores, 30, the suspect in the July robbery, says "excessive force" was used in subduing him and is mulling legal action against Cregg Jerri, the 58-year-old man who foiled the robbery attempt. He says Jerri was obviously fearing for his life and will not face any criminal charges. Flores was arrested after he allegedly tried to rob a barista with a fake gun and Transformers mas... [Full Article...]

My Friends Go To Your Countries To Get Rich

My Friends Go To Your Countries To Get Rich President Trump caused a social media firestorm on Wednesday after he mispronounced the name of Namibia, a country in western Africa, at a United Nations lunch with African leaders. Most U.S. ambassadorships to African nations remain unfilled at this point, CNBC reports, even though all Obama-era appointees were recalled prior to Trump's inauguration in January. [Full Article...]

Hargis releases statement on OU president Boren

Hargis releases statement on OU president Boren Although he has not picked a successor, he said he will help in the selection. So many of you in this room have rubbed off on me. "It's impossible for me to be able to express my appreciation to you", he said in his retirement speech. "He thinks about the students and making sure the university provides a certain experience to the students, and that the students get what they deserve out of the ... [Full Article...]

Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi about Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar

Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi about Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar Myanmar's First Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi spoke with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who urged her to do something to combat the crisis. In her Tuesday speech , Suu Kyi condemned abuses and said all violators would be punished, adding that she was committed to the restoration of peace and the rule of law. [Full Article...]

Dow, S&P 500 end at records as Fed decision lifts bank stocks

Dow, S&P 500 end at records as Fed decision lifts bank stocks A separate report released by the Labor Department showed increases in US import and export prices in the month of August. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to announce that it will begin paring its bond holdings, and many analysts and investors expect the reductions may begin in October. [Full Article...]

Nations Start Signing Nuclear Ban Treaty Opposed by Big Powers

Nations Start Signing Nuclear Ban Treaty Opposed by Big Powers Foreign minister Julie Bishop has had a face-to-face chat with the United States president, and she's got the photo to prove it. But he ended up using language that wasn't heard even at the height of the Cold War or during the Cuban missile crisis as the United States and the (erstwhile) Soviet Union stood eyeball-to-eyeball on the nuclear threshold. [Full Article...]

Severe storms possible later Wednesday as September heat wave continues

Severe storms possible later Wednesday as September heat wave continues Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. By this afternoon a few Isolated showers and thunderstorms are possible, but I have kept rain chances low staying around 20 percent all areas. The winds will continue through the night, but gusts lessen to around 21 miles per hour. Thursday through Saturday an area of High pressure north of the area will continue to move southward into the area. [Full Article...]

1st United States military base in Israel unveiled to curb Iran

1st United States military base in Israel unveiled to curb Iran The drone did not breach Israeli airspace when it was shot down, but had crossed the cease-fire line. Hezbollah has more than 10,000 fighters in southern Syria ready to confront Israel, a commander for the Iranian-backed Lebanese terror group has said. [Full Article...]

Apple promises you'll love Face ID once you try it

Apple promises you'll love Face ID once you try it Samsung's phones don't limit you to just facial recognition; they also have iris scanners and fingerprint sensors. Krimbel shared the response via his Twitter account. The second one worked and face was saved. Apple has already explained that the software failed because someone else had picked up the phone ahead of the demo. [Full Article...]

Ocean City Braces For Potential Flooding From Tropical Storm Jose

Ocean City Braces For Potential Flooding From Tropical Storm Jose Sustained winds could reach 25 miles per hour and rain could be heavy at times, but authorities said the biggest problems are likely to be the surge and moderate flooding along the south shores of Nassau and Suffolk. The storm will pass a bit east of where I expected it would on Sunday night. "At the least, Jose will also bring up to two inches of rain and hazardous surf conditions to these co... [Full Article...]

Merkel: Germany disagrees with Trump's remarks on DPRK

Merkel: Germany disagrees with Trump's remarks on DPRK The top diplomat said that if Trump was thinking he could scare the North with the sound of a dog barking, that's really a dog dream, citing a North Korean proverb that a procession moves even if dogs bark. Repeating his support for Washington's position that all options, including military action, remained on the table, Abe said pressure in the form of sanctions was preferable to negotiation. [Full Article...]

Second man arrested over Parsons Green terror attack

Second man arrested over Parsons Green terror attack A 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were arrested under the Terrorism Act, in Newport, Wales according to UK Metropolitan police . On Friday evening, the Prime Minister Theresa May announce the increased threat level , as the hunt for those responsible for the latest attack on the London Underground continues. [Full Article...]


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