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North Korea accuses United States of exploiting Warmbier's death

North Korea accuses United States of exploiting Warmbier's death North Korean officials alleged that he had attempted to steal a propaganda poster and he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. North Korea released Warmbier, saying his health had deteriorated after a bout of botulism. "They're grieving parents. I can't really make comments on their perceptions", she said. "Trump and his clique, for their anti-DPRK propaganda, are again exploiting the death... [Full Article...]

China sets 2019 deadline for NEVs

China sets 2019 deadline for NEVs At a press conference by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) yesterday, officials highlighted they intend the joint fuel efficiency and EV requirements to help enhance China's global competitiveness, increase its market leadership in electric vehicle technologies, and to catch-up their standards to those of E.U., Japan, and other jurisdictions. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation denies civilian deaths in Syria airstrikes

Russian Federation denies civilian deaths in Syria airstrikes The Russian Defense Ministry published a video of the Russian airstrikes. "Throughout the week, all strikes by Russian aircraft in the Idlib province have been zoning in on the equipment, reserves and groups of Jabhat al-Nusra militants who tried to carry out a surprise attacks to set free terrorists from the Akerbat pocket in eastern Hama", Konashenkov said . [Full Article...]

Ariel Winter's mum hits back at daughter's comments

Ariel Winter's mum hits back at daughter's comments Clearly, the message of the shirt is tongue-in-cheek, since Winter has made it clear she is not here to please the crowd. "When I was 12". The teen wrote in her letter, "Something I wish people would realize..." We hear you loud and clear. [Full Article...]

United Nations urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi to meet persecuted Rohingya minority

United Nations urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi to meet persecuted Rohingya minority He described the situation in Myanmar as the "world's fastest developing refugee emergency, a humanitarian and human rights nightmare". Consequently, Myanmar military launched an offensive against Rohingyas. The Rakhine see Muslims as a threat to that power. "Any outbreak of disease in these fragile conditions, where people are staying in cramped spaces close to one another, could spread qui... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria remnants to arrive in the United Kingdom this weekend

Hurricane Maria remnants to arrive in the United Kingdom this weekend Despite this, the systems will still contain air of tropical origin, and warm air holds more moisture, so a lot of rain is expected. They can bring very strong winds and heavy rain, but they are a normal part of our weather. "At the moment the track of Maria is uncertain and therefore the direction in which it takes as it weakens and becomes ex-Maria is also uncertain". [Full Article...]

German police seek suspected food poisoning blackmailer

German police seek suspected food poisoning blackmailer Officials in Konstanz, on Germany's southern border, said Thursday the blackmailer or blackmailers alerted them September 16 that five jars of baby food at shops in nearby Friedrichshafen had been manipulated. "From our perspective, there is no reason to have panic or hysteria", Sturmer said, but he also urged citizens to take caution when buying baby food from supermarkets, and check whether the ... [Full Article...]

Portugal pede à UE investigação ao preço dos combustíveis

Portugal pede à UE investigação ao preço dos combustíveis Isto por causa dos "desvios significativos e sistemáticos" dos preços dos combustíveis praticados no país, em comparação com os valores internacionais. Por isso, o Executivo português pede a Bruxelas que verifique e avalie se as regras da concorrência estão a ser cumpridas. Jorge Seguro Sanches admite "que muitas têm sido as explicações avançadas, nomeadamente atribuindo-os, em alguns moment... [Full Article...]

Hate Speech: EU gives twitter, facebook, others ultimatum

Hate Speech: EU gives twitter, facebook, others ultimatum The standards include investing in automatic detection technologies and developing automated tools that will prevent people reposting terrorist, or hate content, once it has already been removed. Google's YouTube, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook signed up to the code of conduct in May 2016, promising to look at suspicious content within 24 hours and remove illegal material. [Full Article...]

Seoul to deploy more USA military assets

Seoul to deploy more USA military assets North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong earlier threatened that his country's military was ready to shoot down American military planes whether or not they were in North Korean airspace. Tensions between the the US and North Korea have been growing over North Korea's missiles and a recent nuclear weapons test. In response, top North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, which... [Full Article...]

US Plans Major Withdrawal of Staff from Embassy in Cuba

US Plans Major Withdrawal of Staff from Embassy in Cuba Though Cuba is allowing USA investigators into the country, it has not convinced the US that it's taken any real action to prevent the health attacks. But U.S. investigators looking into the matter have not found any such device, and the cause of the symptoms remains unknown. "Nevertheless, it said measures had been taken to protect diplomats still stationed in Havana and their families, without... [Full Article...]

Hillary: 'Not Sure' Trump Knows Puerto Ricans Are US Citizens

Hillary: 'Not Sure' Trump Knows Puerto Ricans Are US Citizens Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) today sent a letter to Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry urging his Department "to work expeditiously with electric utilities across the U.S.to assist the local electric and power utilities and authorities in Puerto Rico to help restore electric services as quickly as possible in the wake of Hurricane Maria". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump blames John McCain's vote for Trumpcare bill's death

Overall, many senators are not in favor of Trump's health care bill . Scarborough compared McCain's service record as a U.S. Navy pilot who spent more than five years as a prisoner of war to Trump, who received four college deferments and one medical deferment to avoid serving during Vietnam. [Full Article...]

Wessels signs with Rebels

Wessels signs with Rebels The Melbourne Rebels have got their man, with Dave Wessels signing on as the new coach of the club. However, according to reports emerging from Australia, this isn't the case. Thirty six-year-old Wessels was head coach at the Western Force last season, but the side have been cut from Super Rugby. Erasmus is due to return to South Africa to take up the director of rugby position with the Spring... [Full Article...]

Chemical weapons: Putin announces the destruction of the last stocks of Russian

Chemical weapons: Putin announces the destruction of the last stocks of Russian Russian Federation began destroying its chemical weapons arsenal in 1996, shortly before ratifying its accession to the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the watchdog of the convention. The Russian leader said Washington had postponed its plans to destroy its chemical weapons citing insufficient funds, which he said "looked a little bit unusual". [Full Article...]

North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South

Dunford said those assessments reflected "the collective judgment" of the Department of Defense senior leadership. In 2014, three aged North Korean fighter jets crashed in training over the course of two months, according to South Korean officials at the time. [Full Article...]

Trump sends 'comfort' ship to Puerto Rico days after Hillary's plea

Trump sends 'comfort' ship to Puerto Rico days after Hillary's plea While Puerto Rico struggles to recuperate from the worst hurricane to hit the island in 80 years, Trump's primary focus over the past few days has been slamming the National Football League for opposing him. It suggested the billionaire was partly to blame for the island's economic crisis due to the bill that was left for the failed golf course. John Pottow, a law professor at the University of ... [Full Article...]

Trump picks active tweeter Don Willett for federal appeals court

Circuit Court of Appeals, setting up what's likely to be a new set of battles over confirmation. The White House had been at odds earlier this year with Texas Sens. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit came as Trump announced plans to nominate nine people to federal judgeships. Duncan had represented Hobby Lobby in its challenge to the Affordable Care Act and the Gloucester County school boa... [Full Article...]

Trump Threatens A Democratic Senator If He Votes Against Cutting His Taxes

Trump Threatens A Democratic Senator If He Votes Against Cutting His Taxes Trump's last visit came in December as president-elect, when he announced a deal with the parent of Carrier Corp.to keep hundreds of jobs originally slated to move to Mexico in Indianapolis. He also called on Democratic US Senator Joe Donnelly to support the reform. "Make the tax code simpler and more fair for everyday Americans, and we're going to bring back the jobs and wealth that have ... [Full Article...]

Team NZ confirms March 2021 America's Cup defence

Team NZ confirms March 2021 America's Cup defence The protocol for the 2021 America's Cup is revealed at the Royal NZ Yacht Squadron in Auckland . Team New Zealand won back the Auld Mug from Oracle Team USA in Bermuda last June, with Dalton expressing frustration about the way defenders Team USA organised that regatta. [Full Article...]


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