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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". [Artigo completo...]

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. [Artigo completo...]

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 ... [Artigo completo...]

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... [Artigo completo...]

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 ... [Artigo completo...]

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. [Artigo completo...]

N.Korea mobilises aircraft in response to U.S. bombers

N.Korea mobilises aircraft in response to U.S. bombers Another possibility is that North Korea is trying to win space to save face as it contemplates whether to de-escalate its standoff with Washington, he said September 26. Air Force B-1B bombers from Guam and F-15 fighter jets from Okinawa, Japan flew in worldwide airspace over the rogue nation. This issue has become more and more important to South Korea as tensions with North Korea have rise... [Artigo completo...]

Ivanka Trump's apartment gets another price chop

Ivanka Trump's apartment gets another price chop A total of 30% has now been chopped from its original monthly rental price. Ms. Trump began her search for a tenant last October, when the unit was listed for $15,000 per month. Trump bought her apartment for $1.5 million in 2004, New York City records show, and transferred it to a limited liability corporation in 2015. It's now available for rent for $10,450 a month. [Artigo completo...]

Jon Huntsman Jr. confirmed as US Ambassador to Russian Federation

Jon Huntsman Jr. confirmed as US Ambassador to Russian Federation Senate confirmation clears the way for Huntsman to head to Moscow, where several delicate diplomatic challenges await. "The country is lucky to have him and I'm even more lucky to call him my dad and best friend". Huntsman told senators earlier this month that he believed the findings of the intelligence community that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. [Artigo completo...]

Macron propõe criação de força europeia de intervenção militar

Macron propõe criação de força europeia de intervenção militar O presidente francês pode não conseguir, mas se este ano tem mostrado algo é que é um erro apostar contra Macron. Ele também defendeu a "criação gradual" de uma polícia europeia de fronteiras. Após uma quarta rodada de negociações sobre o Brexit, que não conduziu a um progresso suficiente para avançar para uma nova etapa de discussões, de acordo com o negociador europeu Michel Barnier, a saída do... [Artigo completo...]

Woman holds supply drive for Puerto Rico, Florida Keys

In addition, the crew will also assist in the efforts to strengthen the badly damaged dam. Everyone involved at the Belle Center on Maryland Street in Buffalo say they are thrilled with the support. Nazario says he hasn't been able to get in contact with anyone he knows in the US territory since Maria. What clearly appears to be missing is co-ordination and logistics strategy from the federal... [Artigo completo...]

ECB suspend Ben Stokes, Alex Hales after bar incident

ECB suspend Ben Stokes, Alex Hales after bar incident Stokes was arrested at Bristol's Mbargo club after an incident at about 02:35 BST which left another man needing hospital treatment for facial injuries. In the midst of all the events, European Central Bank director Andrew Strauss will initiate an inquiry into the case against the two cricketers to the Cricket Discipline Commission, headed by Tim O'Gorman. [Artigo completo...]

US President Trump says 'not distracted' by NFL protests

US President Trump says 'not distracted' by NFL protests Nike stands with NFL players who took a knee during the playing of the National Anthem . "I personally think everyone should stand, but they've got a choice", said Anderson resident Emma Herbert. "You can't dance in the endzone, you can't wear the pink socks relative to breast cancer, they have rules for everything", Trump added . But Jo Garcia says the players have every right to respo... [Artigo completo...]

Iraq's Kurds brace for flight ban after independence vote

Iraq's Kurds brace for flight ban after independence vote Brent November crude futures were down 14 cents at $58.30 a barrel at 0832 GMT, while US crude for November delivery edged up 11 cents to $51.99. "That would be a big loss to the market", said Tamas Varga, analyst at London brokerage PVM Oil Associates, according to Reuters . [Artigo completo...]

Trump waives shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico for hurricane relief

Trump waives shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico for hurricane relief Gregory Moore , a spokesman for Customs and Border Protection, an office of Homeland Security, said in a statement that an assessment by the agency showed there was "sufficient capacity" of U.S. The administration waived the act for Southeastern states from September 8 through 22, after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma . The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carrie... [Artigo completo...]

Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim

Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim Sep. 28 (IANS): The vast majority of Iraqi Kurds voted in favour of leaving Iraq , as official results from a recent referendum revealed on Wednesday that around 93 per cent of voters in the region supported independence. "We will impose Iraqi law in the entire region of Kurdistan under the constitution", he said. Turkey has also condemned the vote, saying it was "unacceptable", and has made ... [Artigo completo...]

Semi fire, hazmat situation causes traffic mess in Portage, Indiana

Semi fire, hazmat situation causes traffic mess in Portage, Indiana Police are shuttling cars out at exit 15. The interstate was expected to be closed for more than an hour, authorities said. The trucker was transporting the corrosive materials from East Hartford, Connecticut, to Bensenville, Illinois. Police also initially evacuated an area within a half-mile radius of the fire, including at businesses north of the Ameriplex Industrial Center. Police are now ... [Artigo completo...]

Palisades nuclear plant in MI to shut down in 2022

Palisades nuclear plant in MI to shut down in 2022 Consumers later released a statement that said they and Entergy have mutually agreed that moving ahead under the terms of the current Palisades' Power Purchase Agreement through 2022 is the best path forward. "We greatly appreciate the continued patience of our employees and the local community in Southwest Michigan throughout this regulatory process, and we will continue to focus on the plant's... [Artigo completo...]

Clinton to help raise money for Va. gubernatorial candidate

Clinton to help raise money for Va. gubernatorial candidate Northam will face Republican Ed Gillespie in the general election in November. McAuliffe talks with Bill Clinton "every day, sometimes several times a day", Politico reported in July . Gov. Ralph Northam at a NY fundraiser next Wednesday, according to an invitation. Clinton has recently resumed making public appearances to promote her new book about her stunning defeat by Trump in last year... [Artigo completo...]

Connecticut Governor Vetoes Republican Budget, GOP Pledges Override Vote

Connecticut Governor Vetoes Republican Budget, GOP Pledges Override Vote The budget has been slammed by the Malloy Administration for proposed cuts to less affluent municipalities, the fiscal effect it could have on the City of Hartford, cuts to the CSCU system, and $240 to $300 million in cuts to UConn & UConn Health. [Artigo completo...]


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