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by | September 24, 2017 | 00:16

An quake with a magnitude of 3.4 that appears to have been artificial occurred in North Korea on Saturday, a Chinese monitoring agency said . Saturday's activity comes at a time of heightened tensions and name-calling between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea's nuclear program.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:16

North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test , Ri said, although he did not know Kim's exact thoughts, Yonhap reported. But today Kim personally responded to President Trump's threat of totally destroying North Korea in a rare speech quoted by North Korean state media.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:14

He called it "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into" and said it was "an embarrassment". Rouhani said in a speech that Iran would not halt its missile programme but continue to boost military capabilities, despite USA demands.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:12

Pyongyang later said it had tested a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted onto a missile - an assertion that no foreign government has so far confirmed. An official of South Korea's Meteorological Agency said acoustic waves should be detected in the event of a man-made natural disaster. The quake was about three miles deep, and it is was located in the same vicinity as a September 3 nuclear test that registered as a magnitude 5.3 quake.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:08

The U.S. Geological Survey says the new quake to strike Mexico had a magnitude of 6.1 and was centered in the southern state of Oaxaca. A 6.1 magnitude quake can produce strong shaking and considerable damage to poorly built structures and slight to moderate damage in better-constructed buildings, the USGS says .

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:07

Despite Germany and New Zealand being thousands of kilometres apart, both nation's elections are remarkably similar, using a mixed-member proportional system. National and Labour had been nearly neck and neck in opinion polls, with charismatic 37-year old Jacinda Ardern nearly single-handedly dragging Labour back into the race after taking over the party's leadership in August.

by | September 23, 2017 | 07:33

It's one thing for Kim Jong-Un to face off with Donald Trump, but it's another matter entirely when he's picking a fight with the New York's Department of Motor Vehicles. According to the NYC Department of Finance, in the last 15 years alone, foreign missions have incurred Dollars 679,000 worth of parking violations .

by | September 23, 2017 | 07:13

Despite the production around him and Jared Goff having a good game, the Rams will hope that Watkins' injury isn't severe. Two Los Angeles Rams wide receivers were evaluated for concussions towards the end of the team's Thursday night victory over the San Francisco 49ers .

by | September 23, 2017 | 07:00

North Korea announced Friday that the country might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. It was written in the first person, and issued directly to the global community generally and to Trump specifically. Lee is from Goesan, South Korea and her family still lives there. It also called Obama a "monkey". North Korean state TV later showed a solemn-looking Kim, dressed in a gray Mao-style suit, reading the statement.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:57

Scheduled days off on October 16 and 17 would become school days. Palmetto Ridge High School Principal, Jon Bremseth, said, "It'll be a good thing for the community, good thing for the kids, and a good thing for our staff to get back to a normal routine".

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:54

Secretary of Defense James Mattis hinted that the United States still had military options left for dealing with North Korea, but did not elaborate when asked for details September 18. His national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, reiterated Sunday on ABC's "This Week", that "all options are on the table" when it comes to addressing the North Korean threat.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:54

The United States is running out of time, patience, and options for dealing with North Korea , according to US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley . detonated last Sunday. It also arrived just a few days after North Korea launched a missile over Japan, a clear provocation from a nation developing missile technology capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the U.S.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:46

Reuters cited a document, which the People's Bank of China sent to local banks earlier this week, as warning that those failing to carry out United Nations sanctions on North Korea could face "economic losses and reputational risks". "We urge the DPRK not to go further along a risky direction", Wang said, referring to North Korea by the acronym of its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:44

On a per-capita basis, economic output in Alliance states expanded twice as fast as in the rest of the country, showing that climate action and economic growth go hand in hand. It is committing to work with the private sector to raise new funds, support other states to set up Green Bank offices, and provide capacity to the new Green Banks for back-end services such as due diligence, underwriting and general technical support.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:43

Actor Liam Hemsworth has added his voice to the same-sex marriage debate in Australia. "I believe it's a HUMAN RIGHT to be able to marry the person you love regardless of gender". Love Love Love! It's never toooo much and it's never enough! "Dear open minded, free speaking, laid back, life loving Aussie". Marriage is about love and commitment and, in a country based on equal citizenship, it should be available to everyone! Hemsworth's fiancee, Miley Cyrus , has been a longtime advocate ...

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:39

No arrests have been made. Urankar asked the government of Tripura to ensure that journalists do not feel threatened while reporting. Several leading journalists' bodies and media organisations held a meeting at the Press Club of India premises here on Friday to mourn and protest the killing of the 28-year-old TV reporter Santanu Bhowmick in Tripura, and to express outrage over the rising incidents of violence against journalists across the country.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:36

Vice President Mike Pence spoke before world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Wednesday and claimed the U.N. Human Rights Council "attracts and welcomes numerous worst human rights violators in the world". Pence, however, took a somewhat more conciliatory tone toward the global community. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech at the 2017 Munich Security Conference on February 18, 2017 in Munich, Germany.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:33

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi urged NRIs in the United States to join forces with his party. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi asserted that there was a growing concern in the USA over threats to tolerance in India and asked Indian Americans and other non-resident Indians to stand up against the "forces" that helped in dividing the nation.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:24

Liberals and conservatives find it odd that President Donald Trump , whose populist agenda has suffered at the hands of Establishment Republicans, is now backing an Establishment Republican in a special election for the U.S. "But it's a new experience for him in Washington ". As Senator, Strange declined to co-sponsor the RAISE Act, an immigration bill that is supported by President Trump .

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:08

Put aside for a moment the name-calling - "Rocket Man" from Donald Trump earlier this week, "mentally deranged USA dotard" from Kim Jong Un in comments released Friday. have convinced me, rather than frightening or stopping me, that the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the last", Kim said in the statement carried by the North's official KCNA news agency, promising to make Trump "pay dearly for his speech".

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:07

They smiled broadly when realized how easy it was to pull the vegetables straight out of the ground. The former first lady said a year ago she hoped the garden would symbolize a healthier nation and that future first families would also cherish it.

by | September 23, 2017 | 06:04

She and her mother were cousins to Deah Barakat, 23, one of three young Muslims who were fatally shot by a neighbor in Chapel Hill in 2015. 'Numbness. "We accuse the Syrian regime, the gangs, because we are against the unjust government, this deadly oppressor, which has killed three quarters of the Syrians and displaced the rest, and destroyed all of Syria ", Shaza Barakat said in messages to The Associated Press .

by | September 23, 2017 | 05:54

General Assembly, First Lady Melania Trump delivered an unwaveringly up-with-children message that warned against hazards such as bullying , poverty, drug addiction and human trafficking. The First Lady's efforts to protect children and end bullying, especially online bullying, appear to have gone undetected by President Trump , for one reason or another.

by | September 23, 2017 | 05:52

The Coast Guard - alongside the USA and British Royal Navies - first launched a search for the vessel after receiving a distress call on Wednesday morning, while Maria was battering the area. "We didn't ask their names and didn't ask why they were out there". Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to Puerto Rico with emergency response officials to help out with recovery efforts on the island ravaged by Hurricane Maria.

by | September 23, 2017 | 05:49

Geological Survey. Magnitude 5 quakes and above are not uncommon in seismically active California. The quake's epicenter was 133.6 miles west-southwest of Eureka, according to the U.S.