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by | September 04, 2017 | 11:12

Russian President Vladimir Putin cautioned the United States on Friday not to apply too much pressure on North Korea regarding its nuclear weapon program, saying the strained relationship between the two countries was "on the verge of a large-scale conflict".

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:08

Let them do what they want. Further taking a jibe at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah , the article said that the former is playing his dirty politics. It is possible that the BJP is arrogant about its majority in Lok Sabha because of which it has stopped consultations. Its lone member in the Union ministry is Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:06

Missouri would settle for a 35-yard field goal on the drive. After the rocky start, McCann also finished with nine touuchbacks on 12 kickoff attempts, though he did boot a second out of bounds. Garrett also recovered a fumble, and senior cornerback Logan Cheadle had an interception for the Tigers. Huslig's 353 passing yards are the most for a Bears quarterback since Ashton Glaser passed for 357 against Murray State on September 15, 2012.

by | September 04, 2017 | 11:04

At the time he was driving a VW Beetle , which belonged to Laura Simpson , a woman he'd met while out boozing, and who was sitting in the passenger seat. "We didn't go into the house but made a decision to drive off into the night, we had no idea where we were going". Yes, perhaps, we hadn't really discussed it.

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:58

Monovithya Kem, the leader's daughter, tweeted just after midnight on Sunday that Kem Sokha and his bodyguards had been "taken away by 100-200 police" after they raided his Phnom Penh home without a warrant. The newspaper cried foul in its closure statement on September 3: "In an ordinary process, matters in dispute would be resolved after an audit and private negotiations".

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:52

One reason why Modi and BJP president Amit Shah may have opted for Alphons is to warn the warring BJP leadership in the state that they needed to get their act together to take on the entrenched Left and the Congress. He resigned from Indian Administrative Service to contest in 2006 Kerala Assembly elections. He joined BJP in 2011 and became a member of party's national executive.

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:52

Asked about Trump's past threats to force a government shutdown if Congress does not also include his $1.6 billion request for a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, Mnuchin said Harvey aid was Trump's "first objective right now". Trump's aid request would add $7.4 billion to dwindling Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster aid coffers and $450 million to finance disaster loans for small businesses.

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:49

Trump has called on Congress to approve nearly $8 billion for initial aid to Harvey victims although that's only the first in what is expected to be lots more money in aid in the near future. Many conservative Republicans have indicated they will only vote for a debt limit bill that contains promises of federal spending cuts. Rates on Treasury bills maturing Oct.5, one of the maturities most vulnerable to a failed debt-ceiling increase, rose last week to 1.21 per cent from 1.12 per cent a ...

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:52

President Donald Trump visited storm-ravaged areas in Texas on Saturday, expressing hope for speedy congressional action on relief aid. When Congress returns this month for 12 days in session, it will have focus on Harvey funds as well as a crucial vote on the debt ceiling, which now stands at $19.8 trillion.

by | September 04, 2017 | 10:38

Trump and Moon during their phone conversation also agreed, according to the South Korea's Blue House, to enhance Seoul's capability of deterring the North Korean threat by giving it missiles with greater capabilities. A USA official who studies North Korea's military and politics said it was too early to determine if a test supported the North's claim that it has succeeded in developing a thermonuclear weapon, "much less one that could be mounted on an ICBM and re-enter Earth's atmosphere ...

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:50

The missile is categorized as intermediate-range and has the capability to reach American, Japanese, and South Korean military installations in Northeast Asia. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the situation on the peninsula was serious. The tweet came shortly before U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo at the Pentagon.

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:46

Security Council". When asked about the tweet hours later, Mattis seemed to disagree, saying that "We are never out of diplomatic solutions". Defense Secretary James Mattis also voiced his disagreement with his own commander-in-chief's aggressive tone, saying that diplomacy must always be an option in global relations.

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:13

Though Russia can keep its NY consulate and Washington embassy, trade missions housed in satellite offices in both of those cities must shut down.The official briefed reporters on a conference call on condition of anonymity. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed regret during a phone call with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson about Washington's decision, his ministry said .

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:11

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed regret during a phone call with his USA counterpart Rex Tillerson about Washington's decision, his ministry said . "Those who work at the shuttered offices can be reassigned elsewhere in the United States ". Russian diplomats were working to vacate the properties over the weekend, including the six-story consulate.

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:10

He attributed the success to the Kingdom's employment of all its human, physical and technical capabilities to serve the pilgrims, expand and develop the two Holy Mosques and the holy sites. Awfa Nejm, from a village near Homs, said: "We ask God to protect Syria and its people and return it to the way it was before". In previous years, jostling to perform the stoning before returning to Mecca accounted for numerous stampedes and crushes that have afflicted Haj .

by | September 04, 2017 | 09:07

The incredible images show Muslims performing the Tawaf by circling the Kaaba - the cube-shaped shrine in the centre of the Grand Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia . More than 2.35 million faithful participated in this year's Hajj , including more than 1.75 million, from all corners of the globe, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has said.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:47

Trump has also spoken twice this week with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands in the Rose Garden of the White House on June 30. The latest nuclear test comes amid heightened regional tension following Pyongyang's two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in July that potentially could fly about 10 000 km (6 200 miles), putting many parts of the mainland United States within range.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:49

That launch came after Pyongyang tested two intercontinental missiles in July and claimed to have the U.S. mainland within its range. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he would discuss the fate of a five-year-old U.S. "The power is 10 or 20 times or even more than previous ones", said Kune Y. Suh, a nuclear engineering professor at Seoul National University. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are at their highest point in years after a series of missile tests by Pyongyang.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:48

It will be approaching the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Thursday afternoon, it was upgraded to a Category 3 storm with winds of 115 miles per hour. Nonetheless, the center adds it's good to be prepared, and review hurricane action plans now and to start making necessary precautions.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:42

Hurricane Irma regained its status as a major Category 3 storm early Sunday but its impact on the Eastern United States remains uncertain. Speculation continues to fly around the path of Hurricane Irma as it edged ever closer to the Caribbean on Saturday.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:45

Channel 9 meteorologists will continue to track Irma's path and its impact on the Charlotte area. Despite Irma's intensity forecast , it's a cyclone we won't have to worry about for some time. The storm's center was about 650 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands off the west coast of Africa Thursday morning. In the latest update by NHC, Hurricane Irma remains in fluctuation and is back to Category 3 strength.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:41

Pyongyang issued a statement on Sunday afternoon and claimed it has successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb mountable on an intercontinental ballistic missile. For instance, the regime flipped out after an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal called for regime change. Hours before the test, North Korea's state news agency KCNA had released pictures showing Kim Jong Un inspecting a silver-coloured, hourglass-shaped warhead during a visit to the country's nuclear weapons institute, ...

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:43

Hurricane Irma regained its status as a major Category 3 storm early Sunday but its impact on the Eastern United States remains uncertain. The storm is expected to continue to strengthen as it tracks west across the central Atlantic Ocean.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:39

Hurricane Irma stands as a category 3 hurricane this morning with maximum sustained winds around 115 miles per hour. Hurricane Irma is back to a risky Category 3 storm, but the spaghetti models continue to show a path off the coast of Sebastian and Vero Beach.

by | September 04, 2017 | 08:38

The approach of Irma will result in a general drop-off in wind speeds across the island, leading to warmer and hence uncomfortable conditions, said the BMS. The watches are being posted in advent of the storm's arrival which for the majority of islands under watches now, will be on Wednesday afternoon.