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Hundreds of Russians told to move away from North Korean border

Russia believes -he added- 'that the policy of putting pressure on Pyongyang to stop its nuclear missile program is misguided and futile, ' Putin, who is due to attend a summit of the BRICS nations in China next week, wrote ahead of his trip, Russian Today reported. [Full Article...]

Condemning violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, United Nations chief urges restraint

Condemning violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state, United Nations chief urges restraint This is because they got stuck in the border before they could enter. "The secretary-general is deeply concerned by the reports of excesses during the security operations conducted by Myanmar's security forces in Rakhine State and urges restraint and calm to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe", said a United Nations spokesman. [Full Article...]

SC to hear plea against deportation of Rohingyas

SC to hear plea against deportation of Rohingyas The violence has caused a refugee crisis for neighbouring Bangladesh , which lies on the opposite banks of the River Naf. Over the previous year, the Rohingya problem has shown every sign of worsening. Both sides accuse the other of atrocities as tens of thousands of Rohingya flee to Bangladesh. Five people were killed in front of his house, he said. [Full Article...]

Trump vows to right 'self-destructive' tax code

Trump vows to right 'self-destructive' tax code The Republican President is kicking off his effort on tax reforms in Springfield, which is regarded as the birthplace of the famous Route 66 highway, also known as America's Main Street . A rate between 20% and 25% is thought to be more likely. "We have totally surrendered our competitive edge to other countries", Trump said. He repeatedly called for a fair tax system toward middle class Am... [Full Article...]

Bombay Hospital doctor's body found near Worli seashore

Bombay Hospital doctor's body found near Worli seashore Rescuers have located and identified the body of renowned gastroenterologist Deepak Amarapurkar, who went missing on Tuesday evening after falling into an open manhole during the Mumbai deluge, officials said on Thursday. According to previous reports , the senior doctor was reportedly returning home but due to waist deep water, he had to get down of his vehicle at Elphinstone Road. [Full Article...]

Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says

Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says The actualisation of the President's promise still draws a bit of skepticism owing to consistent questions Trump has faced about his personal donations since Washington Post reported past year that he had a poor track record of delivering on promises to give money. [Full Article...]

Benazir Bhutto's children call verdict 'disappointing, unacceptable'

Benazir Bhutto's children call verdict 'disappointing, unacceptable' She was assassinated in a suicide attack at an election rally in Rawalpindi on December 27, 2007 . In January 2008 , shortly after Bhutto's assassination, the Rawalpindi police had registered an FIR in the case and trial of the five TTP suspects had started in the following month. [Full Article...]

Springsteen on Broadway tix selling for $7500

Springsteen on Broadway tix selling for $7500 The program aims to increase the chance for real fans, and not scalpers, to get their hands on tickets. Tickets will go on sale through Ticketmaster Verified Fan , which the online seller says levels the playing field to combat bots. Ticket resellers often use such software to buy tickets to popular shows and concerts en masse, then resell them at a premium. 3 ahead of an October 12 opening a... [Full Article...]

Trump Discusses Qatar With Saudi King

Trump Discusses Qatar With Saudi King Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said, "Such a crisis is not needed in our region, we have enough problems and enough conflict". Stressing Moscow's support for the Kuwaiti mediation, Lavrov voiced Russia's keenness on a unified and strong Gulf Cooperation Council, noting that there is no need for new problems in the region. [Full Article...]

Trump Has Decided to End DACA

Trump Has Decided to End DACA The five-year-old DACA initiative is in jeopardy as President Donald Trump weighs possibly dismantling the program that has given almost 800,000 people, also known as "dreamers", a reprieve from deportations, according to the Associated Press. [Full Article...]

Animal Ag Alliance on Help for Farmers Hit by Harvey

Animal Ag Alliance on Help for Farmers Hit by Harvey People fear they might have to leave their animals behind due to all those rising waters so ABC's senior meteorologist rob Marciano is in Houston with more on what's going on on that angle. While needs are still being assessed, one way to help is through direct donations. However, a whopping 90,000 area pets were never accounted for with some sources saying an estimated 600,000 dogs and cats wer... [Full Article...]

Turkey protests USA indictment charging Erdogan's security

Turkey protests USA indictment charging Erdogan's security Sixteen of the defendants had already been charged June 13 but Tuesday's indictment added three new defendants, all Turkish security officials. Two of the 19 defendants are now in custody and are due to appear in court on September 7. Some are also facing assault charges, including simple assault, assault with a risky weapon, or both. "The members and associates of the conspiracy used threats ... [Full Article...]

Chancellor Merkel says liberal refugee policy was right from beginning

Chancellor Merkel says liberal refugee policy was right from beginning Dissent against the Chancellor's views towards migration has been intense during the campaign trail ahead of the election on September 24. More than a million people crossed into Germany in 2015 and a lot of them stayed in the country. Merkel added that she would address the issue "in detail" with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker when he visits Germany on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

William, Harry Honor Princess Diana's Charity Work

William, Harry Honor Princess Diana's Charity Work On the day of her funeral on 6 September, a nation mourned the death of the People's Princess . Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , Prince William and Prince Harry arrive for an event at the memorial garden in Kensington Palace. Prince Harry and Prince William , Duke of Cambridge , meet well wishers. "They remember Princess Diana coming by and she would stop and she would admire the c... [Full Article...]

David Warner leads Australia revival in Dhaka

David Warner leads Australia revival in Dhaka Man of the match Shakib Al Hasan suggested Australia may have taken Bangladesh lightly despite the ninth-ranked Tigers having recently claimed maiden Test wins over England and Sri Lanka. "Credit to Bangladesh ", Steve Smith said. The rhetoric used by the Australian camp also suggested the end had come, as they emphasised their belief that O'Keefe's performances fell away in India and t... [Full Article...]

Iran rejects U.S. demands for United Nations to inspect military sites

Iran rejects U.S. demands for United Nations to inspect military sites Iran will not accept any inspection of its sites and "especially our military sites". Critics of the Iran agreement say they are anxious Trump's advisers and officials at the State Department are not providing the president with a full range of options, including the possibility of either abandoning the accord or telling Congress that Tehran is not complying with the terms of the agreement. [Full Article...]

US Tests Ballistic Missile Defence System Off Hawai Coast

US Tests Ballistic Missile Defence System Off Hawai Coast Missile Defense Agency (MDA) statement reads. The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency have test-fired two Raytheon-made Standard Missile-6 Dual I missiles using the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Combat System installed on the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones . [Full Article...]

Viewpoint - Transgender military ban makes no sense

According to RAND , the official research organization for the United States Armed Forced, there would be "minimal readiness impacts from allowing transgender service members to serve openly". The memo Trump signed on Friday formally directed the Pentagon to ban transgender individuals from openly serving in the USA military and gave the department six months to develop an implementati... [Full Article...]

Six Family Members Swept Away in Van Feared Dead

Six Family Members Swept Away in Van Feared Dead The man said he was with several family members inside a white van that had become submerged into the water. "They haven't located the bodies, but from what my aunt has said, the vehicle is still in the water". I don't know if the uncle who went to go get them saw the van get swept away. As thousands of others around the Houston area similarly sought refuge from the unrelenting wrath of Har... [Full Article...]

Led airstrikes block IS evacuees from reaching eastern Syria

Led airstrikes block IS evacuees from reaching eastern Syria Dillon said "we are not party to any agreements that were made by the Lebanese Hezbollah and ISIS or the (Syrian) regime". Some 600 militants were allowed to leave as part of a deal, negotiated by Hezbollah, in exchange for identifying the location of the remains of Lebanese soldiers captured by Daesh in 2014 and later killed. [Full Article...]


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