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Trump to meet security advisers on Sunday over North Korea missile test

Trump to meet security advisers on Sunday over North Korea missile test The foreign ministry in Moscow said the test merited "the strongest condemnation", and warned that "the continuation of such a line is fraught with serious consequences" for Pyongyang. At the same time, the simple power of the blast was convincing. The North claimed the device it tested was a thermonuclear weapon - commonly called an H-bomb. [Full Article...]

Congress eyes vote next week on aid for Harvey storm

Congress eyes vote next week on aid for Harvey storm The extent of the ruin could be measured in the mounds of black garbage bags heaped outside almost every home, and Pence - wearing jeans and cowboy boots - worked up a sweat in the 90-degree heat as he helped clear tree limbs at one boarded-up residence. [Full Article...]

Trump seeks an initial $7.9 billion in Harvey aid

Trump seeks an initial $7.9 billion in Harvey aid A senior GOP source in Washington says Trump's request to refill rapidly shrinking Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster coffers is going up by about $2 billion, bringing the total for the looming disaster aid package about $8 billion. [Full Article...]

North Korea Appears to Conduct Nuclear Test, South Korea Says

North Korea Appears to Conduct Nuclear Test, South Korea Says North Korea in July conducted its first ever ICBM tests, part of a stunning jump in progress for the country's nuclear and missile program since Kim rose to power following his father's death in late 2011. On Tuesday, the North fired a mid-range ballistic missile that flew over Japan - a test considered one of the most provocative ever by the isolated communist state. [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities

Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities Japan's Meteorological Agency observed a magnitude-6.1 tremor in North Korea at around 12:31 p.m. local (11:31 p.m. ET). South Korea and Japan are gathering and analysing data to confirm details of the test, which Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said could not be tolerated. [Full Article...]

Terrorist killed in Kashmir was involved in murder of Lt Ummer Fayaz

Terrorist killed in Kashmir was involved in murder of Lt Ummer Fayaz He said that the encounter was on as the accomplices of Padder were engaged in the gunfight with the security forces. Padder belonged to Yaripora in Kulgam and used to appear on social networking sites in combat dress carrying Ak-47. Sources said that Padder had plotted the killing. Ishfaq Ahmad Padder was also involved in bank robberies at Kader branches of J&K Bank and Ellaquai Dehati Bank. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un's Wife Gave Birth to their Third Child

Kim Jong-un's Wife Gave Birth to their Third Child It announced a successful H-bomb test previous year before testing ICBMs for the first time in July. The development comes just hours after the North's state media said its scientists had built an advanced hydrogen bomb that can be mounted onto an inter-continental ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Korea still away from 'red line' despite nuclear test

Korea still away from 'red line' despite nuclear test At a high-end downtown mall in the city of about 400,000, clothing store Uniqlo did brisk trade and there wasn't an empty table at a nearby Starbucks. Experts estimate today's nuclear explosion produced a yield stronger than 100 kilotons, which, if correct, would dwarf the rogue nation's last nuclear test of around 20 kilotons in September past year. [Full Article...]

Crude oil drops in Asia despite upbeat China manufacturing PMIs

Crude oil drops in Asia despite upbeat China manufacturing PMIs Under the exchange, 400,000 barrels of sweet crude and 600,000 barrels of sour crude oil will be sent via pipeline from an SPR cavern in Louisiana to the refinery. The International Energy Agency (IEA) still sees no need for a coordinated international release of oil stocks after Hurricane Harvey disrupted a large chunk of USA refining and some production facilities, it said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon agree to boost S.Korean missile capabilities

Trump, Moon agree to boost S.Korean missile capabilities About 10.7 billion yen is eyed to upgrade Japan's air defense command and control system so that it can be better prepared for missiles launched simultaneously or on a highly "lofted" trajectory, a method North Korea has recently tested when firing missiles. [Full Article...]

Nitin Gadkari Parries Questions On Union Cabinet Reshuffle

Nitin Gadkari Parries Questions On Union Cabinet Reshuffle Union minister of state for human resource development Mahendra Nath Pandey has been appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP chief, thereby relieving him from his ministerial job following BJP's one-man-one-post principle. IST: Ahead of reshuffle, the Congress , on Saturday, raised questions if the minsters, who may be removed or who resigned, had any hand in corruption cases that are now being investigate... [Full Article...]

Cabinet Reshuffle: Former Babus in Modi's Ministry for New India

Cabinet Reshuffle: Former Babus in Modi's Ministry for New India A sports enthusiast, Shekhawat has participated at National and All India Inter University level in Basket Ball. In the political category, Shiv Pratap Shukla , the Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh is a member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development and a four time member of the Uttar Pradesh assembly. [Full Article...]

Rooney charged with driving under the influence

Rooney charged with driving under the influence I have seen it a few times where players have come out of retirement and gone to tournaments and it's not right", Rooney said in an interview with talkSPORT . But Rooney, 31, who returned to boyhood club Everton from Manchester United this summer, insisted there is no chance of him re-entering the England squad. [Full Article...]

North Korea says it has developed more advanced hydrogen bomb

North Korea says it has developed more advanced hydrogen bomb Such an attack would also mesh with what is thought to be North Korea's primitive missile-guidance system. Cars would stop in their tracks, the internet would go dark, modern communications technologies would be rendered useless and the national electricity grid left so damaged it would need to be re-built from scratch. [Full Article...]

WB police carried out op without permission: Sikkim police

WB police carried out op without permission: Sikkim police Meanwhile, one close associate of Gorkhaland Rajya Nirman Manch president Dawa Pakhrin died allegedly during a West Bengal police operation to nab Bimal Gurung , against whom lookout notice has been issued, at Namchi in South Sikkim late on Friday night. [Full Article...]

Germans in two cities evacuated for bomb disposals

Germans in two cities evacuated for bomb disposals Authorities cleared almost 60,000 people from a 1.5 kilometer (0.57 square mile) area in the Westend district, warning that the 1.8 metric ton (4,000-pound) bomb could flatten an entire block if it explodes. Officials estimate 15 per cent of the bombs failed to explode, some burrowing six metres (yards) deep. Police will ring every doorbell and use helicopters with heat-sensing cameras to make s... [Full Article...]

Vols LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. (knee) to miss season

Vols LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. (knee) to miss season But just like anything in life, he'll be better for it, he'll work exceptionally hard and we look forward to getting him back". Kirkland missed five games last season due to a high ankle sprain. A lot of talented players moved on from UT after the 2016 season. Senior Colton Jumper will start in Kirkland's place. Again, a lot of these individuals gained valuable repetitions previous year, Col... [Full Article...]

Red Cross volunteers needed

Red Cross volunteers needed The Mara and Tisch ownership families are making the contribution on behalf of the organization's players, coaches and staff. The convoy of 33 English-speaking volunteers left from Mexico City for Texas , where they plan to work in Houston shelters for 20 days before being replaced by a fresh crop of volunteers. [Full Article...]

Nine new ministers may be inducted in Modi Cabinet today

Nine new ministers may be inducted in Modi Cabinet today There is also a buzz that Modi might even carve a mammoth transport and mobility portfolio- which could include road and surface transport, shipping as well as railways-and install Gadkari as its minister. Prahlad Joshi and Suresh Angadi, both MPs from Karnataka, could make a debut at the Centre. Out of the five states in the mix, it is noteworthy that Rajasthan, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh wil... [Full Article...]

Wild West weather has California baking: The Weather Channel

Wild West weather has California baking: The Weather Channel By mid-afternoon, it was 101 in the coastal city - hotter than Phoenix. The region was so hot that officials with the Bay Area Rapid Transit system ordered trains to slow down on rails that were exposed to sun, expecting the heat would expand and possibly shift the metal track slightly, spokeswoman Alicia Trost said. [Full Article...]


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