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McMaster: US Must Move With Urgency Against North Korea

McMaster: US Must Move With Urgency Against North Korea The United States and South Korea conducted joint drills over South Korean airspace on Monday afternoon, weeks after North Koreaconducted its sixth nuclear test and the United Nations Security Council adopted sanctions curtailing oil exports to the country. [Full Article...]

Seoul renews plan to help North Korea's vulnerable

US President Donald Trump had discussed North Korea's "continued defiance of the worldwide community" with President Xi Jinping, the White House said on Monday. Amid escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula due to Pyongyang's determined development of its nuclear arms program, the United States and South Korea view the deployment of the THAAD system as an important military deterrence mea... [Full Article...]

Uganda: Stop clampdown on supporters of presidential age limit

Uganda: Stop clampdown on supporters of presidential age limit On Thursday, amid heavy police and military deployment across the normally calm capital, Kampala, police fired tear gas at Makerere University students who were planning to stage a walk to the precincts of parliament. In a statement posted on the official social media page of the embassy, Ambassador Deborah Malac warned that the security crackdown and raids on the NGOs risked "tarnishing" Uganda's... [Full Article...]

North Korea owes NY thousands in unpaid parking tickets

North Korea owes NY thousands in unpaid parking tickets Whenever we have a ticket, we pay". The Department of State and New York City signed a memorandum of understanding in 2002 allowing the city to revoke diplomatic permits for vehicles with three or more parking tickets. The removal of parking privileges has also been used as a bargaining chip against Russian diplomats in recent times. "This is a responsibility that we take very seriously, meani... [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon extends olive branch to North

South Korea's Moon extends olive branch to North President Donald Trump Thursday ordered new sanctions on individuals, companies and banks doing business with North Korea as the USA increases pressure on Pyongyang for its weapons programs. Second of all: "this gentleman" was not the same "gentleman" Clinton dealt with during his crisis with North Korea: that was Kim Jong-il, who died in 2011. [Full Article...]

North Korea To Be 'Destroyed' If Behaviour Continues

Administration officials reaffirmed the United States' long-standing policy that the North must agree to relinquish its nuclear arsenal as a prerequisite for direct diplomatic talks. McMaster sent a mixed message Friday, insisting that the U.S. retained a "military option" in dealing with North Korea even while calling on "everyone to do everything we can to address the global problem short of war... [Full Article...]

Obama Slams GOP For Attacking His ObamaCare Legacy

Obama Slams GOP For Attacking His ObamaCare Legacy The normally philosophical United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres told gathered leaders that "our world is in trouble; people are hurting and angry", that "societies are fragmented", and that "we are a world in pieces". "You laugh, but sometimes people forget that". I ask you to reject cynicism and pessimism, and push forward, in whatever you do, with an infectious, relentless optimism. [Full Article...]

European Shares Little Changed In Cautious Trade

European Shares Little Changed In Cautious Trade The EURO STOXX 50 edged down 0.15%, France's CAC 40 eased 0.11%, while Germany's DAX 30 slipped 0.22% by 03:40 a.m. ET (07:40 GMT). The FTSE 100 of the United Kingdom declined 0.05 percent and the SMI of Switzerland finished higher by 0.03 percent. [Full Article...]

North Korea rubbishes Trump's threat at United Nations as 'sound of dog barking'

North Korea rubbishes Trump's threat at United Nations as 'sound of dog barking' China's recent willingness to punish its fellow communist state signals strong disapproval of North Korea's worldwide provocations, but China and fellow U.N. member states and particularly the Security Council. Moon said all countries must strictly adhere to United Nations sanctions on North Korea and impose tougher steps in the event of new provocations by Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

U.S. warplanes in show of force to North Korea

All that's left to do, Zhao says, is to try to prevent North Korea from proliferating nuclear technology, help it to avoid nuclear accidents, and set up unofficial dialogues to get scholars, if not officials, discussing possible solutions. "That's enemy fire trying to attack ROK forces located there", says Kimmel - referring to South Korea by its official name, the Republic of Korea. Moon said h... [Full Article...]

Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Portland's Arts Tax

Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Portland's Arts Tax The court concluded that the tax does not violate Oregon's prohibition against a "head tax". "We are gratified that the Supreme Court has affirmed the judgments of the Court of Appeals and the trial court", City Attorney Tracy Reeve said in the release, "and held that the Arts Income Tax is fully constitutional". [Full Article...]

Nâmbia, já ouviu falar? O país que Trump inventou

Nâmbia, já ouviu falar? O país que Trump inventou O erro tornou-se viral na internet, com muitos a especular se Donald Trump estaria a falar sobre a Namíbia, a Zâmbia ou a Gâmbia , todos com nomes similares ao que o presidente dos Estados Unidos referiu. A BBC fez um exercício para desvendar o país a que se referia o Presidente dos EUA. O presidente foi ainda alvo de críticas em relação aos seus comentários sobre "tremendo potencial de negóci... [Full Article...]

Meet the incredible rescue dog in Mexico that helps with search efforts

Meet the incredible rescue dog in Mexico that helps with search efforts When disaster hits, Frida comes to the rescue. People around the world have been thanking the Labrador, who has become a sensation on social media. Even the office of Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, tweeted out its honest thanks to Frida. [Full Article...]

Trump says signs new order to widen sanctions against North Korea

Trump says signs new order to widen sanctions against North Korea The discussion of whether to shoot down a North Korean missile comes as U.S. intelligence has assessed that North Korea's KN-17 (Hwasong 12) intermediate range ballistic missile has proven so successful in recent flight tests that Pyongyang now counts on it as part of its strategic deterrence against the United States , according to a USA official familiar with the latest intelligence analysis.... [Full Article...]

CT governor vows veto of GOP-backed budget plan

CT governor vows veto of GOP-backed budget plan Dannel P. Malloy's promised veto of the Republican budget that passed last week with a handful of Democratic votes. "I think one of the most egregious things in the budget is what it does to higher education and scholarship programs for that matter", said Malloy at a press conference Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Amazon plans to double staff in New York City

Amazon plans to double staff in New York City Cuomo strongly encouraged the company's expansion by offering potentially hefty tax breaks, including up to $20 million in performance-based tax credits through the State's Excelsior Jobs Program , which allows businesses to claim tax credits over time by maintaining job creation. [Full Article...]

Mnuchin: Companies working with North Korea are 'on notice'

Mnuchin: Companies working with North Korea are 'on notice' The Treasury Department also intends to freeze the assets of "anyone conducting significant trade in goods, services or technology with North Korea", Mnuchin said. President Donald Trump on Thursday would be forward-looking and not target past behaviour. The aim of this action would be to keep North Korea from continuing with its nuclear program. [Full Article...]

Church collapses in Mexico quake during baptism, killing several

Church collapses in Mexico quake during baptism, killing several They dug for hours through the crumbling remains of the Santiago Apostol church but found 11 relatives had died. - On Sept. 19, a family in Puebla, Mexico was attending the baptism of their daughter when a 7.1-magnitude natural disaster shook the church, cracking the dome above them, which collapsed and fell on top of them. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders to speak in Fulton Thursday

Bernie Sanders (D/I-VT) said that when he was Mayor of Burlington, he established a sister city program with Yaroslavl, Russia. Sanders says ISIS might not exist today if America would not have invaded Iraq. Sanders, who describes himself as a "democratic socialist" and made a strong challenge to Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, has a history of friendliness towa... [Full Article...]

[ALERT] Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

[ALERT] Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged The remaining eight predicted a "hold". The announcement came as a relief for consumers after the bank left the repo rate unchanged at seven percent per annum in May, the seventh time in a row since May 2016. The repurchase rate is the interest rate at which Sarb lends money to commercial banks. Inflation was forecast to remain within the target range over the forecast period, closer to the mi... [Full Article...]


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