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White House: Trump's National Football League fight is about 'honoring the flag'

White House: Trump's National Football League fight is about 'honoring the flag' Basketball legend LeBron James who tweeted over the weekend that "going to White House was a great honour until you showed up!" saying the protests are not about disrespect of the flag and the U.S. To that Sanders said, 'I think if this is the debate is really for them about police brutality, they should probably protest the officers on the field that are protecting them instead of the American ... [Full Article...]

North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' This says a lot about the fears that these people who are close to Trump are having, and Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins explains what this really means. warplanes in global airspace. A senior administration official said Monday that the US policy is not regime change. DPRK refers to the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. [Full Article...]

Here are the options for dealing with North Korea

Here are the options for dealing with North Korea The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea, just 3.7 miles northwest of where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, according to an official from Seoul's Korea Meteorological Administration. [Full Article...]

Ken Livingstone: Labour MPs 'distorting' scale of anti-Semitism problem

Ken Livingstone: Labour MPs 'distorting' scale of anti-Semitism problem 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". His colleague and PLP chair John Cryer described it as a "poison seeping" through the party in a panel discussion yesterday. The organisation is not affiliated with Labour officially, but James Marshall, a senior figure in the group, said ... [Full Article...]

USA sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals

USA sanctions 8 North Korean banks, 26 individuals The North accuses the United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea (a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean war), of planning to invade and regularly threatens to destroy it and its Asian allies. The company has said in the past that it doesn't comment on individual accounts, but it has cited the importance of hearing from leaders in order to hold people accountable. [Full Article...]

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean banks, executives

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean banks, executives White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was responding to questions in this regard at her daily press conference. "No nation has the right to fire on other nations' aircraft or ships in global airspace or waters". Ri said Trump will "pay dearly" for his speech Tuesday. The foreign minister opened his brief remarks in Korean by saying that over the last few days, the U.N. [Full Article...]

United States flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

United States flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea North Korea has been moving airplanes and boosting defences on its east coast after the United States dispatched B-1B bombers to the Korean peninsula over the weekend, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing the country's spy agency. [Full Article...]

READ: Roger Stone Releases Statement Ahead Of House Intel Panel Testimony

READ: Roger Stone Releases Statement Ahead Of House Intel Panel Testimony He asks for apologies from Clinton, House Intelligence Committee vice chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and other top Democrats for repeatedly tying him to the Russian Federation investigation in public appearances, amending his statement with news clippings documenting their comments. [Full Article...]

Trump warns of 'devastating' military option as North Korea moves jets

TENS of thousands of North Koreans have taken to the streets to praise Kim Jong-un's chilling vow to "tame" US President Donald Trump "with fire". In 2013, North Korea declared its relations with South Korea , a close US ally, in a "state of war" after USA and global condemnation of a nuclear test explosion. [Full Article...]

Twitter explains why it won't take down Trump's North Korea tweet

Twitter explains why it won't take down Trump's North Korea tweet Comments on Twitter's explanatory thread pointed out the inconsistency of not removing Trump's tweets because of " newsworthiness ". "Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. The company said it plans to update its public-facing policy soon to better reflect some of those other internal factors. The White House has since issued a statement denying that Trump's tweet amoun... [Full Article...]

Border Wall Prototype Construction Begins

Border Wall Prototype Construction Begins The Los Angeles Times reports that miles of fencing have been put up in San Diego's Otay Mesa region - a "checkerboard of public and private land ownership" where the prototypes are to be built - and no-parking zones will be in effect through November 10. [Full Article...]

Nashville church shooting: Dad of 'hero usher' speaks out

Nashville church shooting: Dad of 'hero usher' speaks out Without Engle, "I think it could be worse", she said . Burnette Chapel Church of Christ member Minerva Rosa said members were talking about the success of their yard sale the previous day when they heard gunshots Sunday outside the building in a Nashville neighbourhood. [Full Article...]

Republican Senators Float New DACA Proposal

Republican Senators Float New DACA Proposal Tillis says all applicants would have to pass an extensive criminal background check. "These individuals are diligent students and dedicated workers who have only known this country as their home". Raimondo raised more than $170,000, working with a number of people and organizations, to help DACA recipients cover the costs of reauthorization. On Monday, two Republican senators introduced alterna... [Full Article...]

United States seeks diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: Mitts

According to Seoul's parliamentary intelligence committee, South Korean military and intelligence agencies are closely monitoring the North over concerns that another provocation may occur in October. Pyongyang did not release any statement in response to the deployment of the B-1B Lancer bombers, which the US military claimed was the "farthest north" flown by its air force on the peninsula this c... [Full Article...]

New US sanctions hit 8 North Korean banks, 26 bank workers

The sanctions rely on an executive order Trump signed last week to target North Korea's access to the worldwide banking system. Ri said that the United States has forced North Korea to possess nuclear weapons and that with Trump's speech, "our rockets' visit to the entire USA mainland" are all the more "inevitable". [Full Article...]

Ireland Abortion Referendum Scheduled For Next Year, Government Confirms

Ireland Abortion Referendum Scheduled For Next Year, Government Confirms A member of the committee, Anne Rabbitte, said it would make every effort to meet its deadline but it may not prove possible. "However we reserve judgment until we see the wording of the referendum.We fear that the wording of a referendum will offer only very limited abortion access and repeat the failures of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act". [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war Diverse analysis and assumptions have arisen since a fleet of B-1B Lancer strategic bombers and F-15C Eagle fighters flew over worldwide waters off the North Korean coast at night over the weekend. Washington is opposed to North Korea's advancing missile and military nuclear programs. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that diplomacy was still the preferred option. [Full Article...]

Baby found abandoned in vehicle seat along Oklahoma interstate

Baby found abandoned in vehicle seat along Oklahoma interstate The boy, no more than a few months old, was in his baseball onesie with only a pacifier at his side and no note or explanation. It was 91 degrees when the infant was found, but police said it's unlikely the baby was on the side of the road for more than 30 minutes. [Full Article...]

Spanish Government Intends to Take Over Policing From Catalonia

Spanish Government Intends to Take Over Policing From Catalonia The government of Catalonia , a wealthy region in northeastern Spain , has called a referendum on independence for October 1, triggering a constitutional crisis in the country. Spain's conservative Peoples' Party government says the planned referendum is illegal and violates Spain's constitution. A Catalan regional judiciary body statement said the six declined to testify Friday when brought b... [Full Article...]

Pastor Mawarire in court in handcuffs

Pastor Mawarire in court in handcuffs The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) on Monday condemned his latest arrest, calling it an "infringement on the liberty of the cleric for exercising his constitutional and fundamental human rights to freedom of speech and to peacefully protest". [Full Article...]


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