• South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test
South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

Pyongyang will not relinquish its military program under pressure of sanctions and military threats, because the examples of Iraq and Libya have convinced it that nuclear deterrence is the only credible way to ensure its security, President Putin told journalists on Tuesday.

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  • PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after concluding China-Myanmar tour
PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after concluding China-Myanmar tour

PM Modi also commended the Indian community in Myanmar for contributing to their adoptive country's development while also keeping in touch with their roots. This is Modi's first bilateral visit to Myanmar. Elaborating on the difficulties her government is facing, Suu Kyi said, "We have to think about how to differentiate between terrorists and...

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  • Trump discusses North Korea with China's Xi
Trump discusses North Korea with China's Xi

NATO is not directly involved in the nuclear crisis, but it has repeatedly called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. "We'll see whether or not he can do it". " China expresses serious concern over the relevant movements", Geng said. Two of the system's launchers are already operational, and the remain...

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  • Congress Must Extend DACA Protections
Congress Must Extend DACA Protections

The suit, filed Wednesday in NY, seeks to block Trump's proposed wind down of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which offers protection to youth who were brought to the country illegally as minors. The BRIDGE Act doesn't provide a pathway for citizenship for DACA recipients, added Murthy, but puts the DACA program into law...

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  • Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea
Putin to US: Don't play along with North Korea

North Korea's minister of external economic relations, who is at the forum, said his country will "respond to barbaric attempts to exert pressure by the U.S. "It's impossible to scare them", Putin said at the Vladivostok economic forum. "China will make close communication with relevant parties with an objective, fair and responsible attitude", W...

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  • Russia Says UN Vote Monday on North Korea Sanctions 'Premature'
Russia Says UN Vote Monday on North Korea Sanctions 'Premature'

Moscow has said the oil exports have not violated worldwide sanctions. The spokesman stressed the current level of oil supplies to North Korea from Russian Federation is minimal, so the suspension of them is pointless. A THAAD battery normally consists of six launchers, but only two have been operational so far at the site in rural Seongju. ...

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  • LA groups offer support to local DACA students
LA groups offer support to local DACA students

It called the move "a culmination of President Trump's oft-stated commitments.to punish and disparage people with Mexican roots". A spokeswoman said that although Becerra has worked closely with other state attorneys general, he will likely choose to take action independently because of the number of DACA recipients in his state.

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  • Spanish PM vows no independence referendum in Catalonia
Spanish PM vows no independence referendum in Catalonia

The prosecutor also urged the police to watch out for referendum-related activities, with local media reporting that a printer in Tarragona was raided on suspicion that ballot papers were being made. "What is happening in the Catalan parliament is embarrassing, it's shameful", de Santamaria told journalists on Wednesday, reacting to the vote, as ...

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  • Richard Branson describes 'howling wind and rain' as Hurricane Orma edges closer
Richard Branson describes 'howling wind and rain' as Hurricane Orma edges closer

Instead, the Virgin Group founder will hunker down on his private Caribbean island in the British Virgin Islands, despite acknowledging that nearly nothing - including the "really strong buildings (with hurricane blinds)" built on his island - can withstand a Category 5 hurricane.

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  • Tipoff times, television designations announced for Michigan State's 2017-18 schedule
Tipoff times, television designations announced for Michigan State's 2017-18 schedule

The Spartans' final regular-season appearance on the ESPN family of networks will be on Sunday, Feb. 11 in the annual battle with MI, which will air on ESPN2 at 12 p.m. To watch games on BTN Plus, you need to pay $9.95 a month or $79.95 for the entire year. The only meeting between these two teams in the regular season will be broadcast on BTN ...

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  • No one can fight war against terror better than us: Khawaja Asif
No one can fight war against terror better than us: Khawaja Asif

For instance, in 2009, the Obama administration opted for troop surge arguing there were not enough boots on the ground to win the war. Around the inauguration of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in November past year, Pakistani radio stations broadcast advertisements and jingles on the friendly ties between the two countries were describe...

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  • Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea
Putin opposes tougher sanctions against N. Korea

Vladimir Putin has said he believes world leaders can use "common sense" and ease tensions over North Korea through diplomatic means. "The Prime Minister noted the importance of the UN Security Council continuing to present a strong and unified worldwide voice by reaching swift agreement on new measures".

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  • Gulf County declares local state of emergency
Gulf County declares local state of emergency

Additionally, all after school day care programs will also be canceled on Friday, September 8. The Georgetown County Emergency Management call center opened Thursday morning. "We are laying contingencies for whatever could possibly happen and also working with forecasters". Sarasota and Manatee county schools are closed on Friday, and the City of...

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  • Georgia political leaders urge people to take Irma threat seriously
Georgia political leaders urge people to take Irma threat seriously

The storm's exact path is uncertain, but it could affect Georgia and the Carolinas early next week. Deal plans a 10 a.m. news conference Friday to update residents about the threat of Hurricane Irma which could make landfall near Savannah as a powerful Category 3 storm with winds over 111 miles per hour.

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  • Senate passes Hurricane Harvey aid package
Senate passes Hurricane Harvey aid package

The safeguard against filibusters was included in a budget for the government's 2017 fiscal year that Republicans pushed through Congress in January. The goal is an ambitious overhaul of the entire federal tax code that aims to lower rates for every business and household in America.

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  • Heritage Action calls on Congress to reject Trump-led Harvey bill
Heritage Action calls on Congress to reject Trump-led Harvey bill

Trump announced Wednesday that he planned to wind down the program rather than defend it against a legal challenge by a group of Republican state attorneys general. "That will include the debt ceiling, that will include the CRs, and it will include Harvey". However, Senate Majority Leader, McConnell said he would support the agreement which he c...

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  • NY joins 14 other states in suit over DACA
NY joins 14 other states in suit over DACA

Steve Choi, president of the New York Immigration Coalition, a prominent immigrant advocacy group that has hosted a number of actions in response to Trump's immigration policies such as the executive orders targeting people from Muslim-majority countries, said that as a state legislator, Schneiderman was an early supporter of driver's licenses for ...

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  • Martin Airport Damaged By Hurricane Irma
Martin Airport Damaged By Hurricane Irma

Princess Juliana Airport in St. Maarten is one of the world's most attractive. Irma's fury brought widespread destruction to the island of St. Martin Wednesday, leaving its world-famous airport so badly damaged that it was unreachable Thursday.

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  • Cleveland Taco Bell Workers Kill Armed Robber
Cleveland Taco Bell Workers Kill Armed Robber

Authorities say two masked robbers entered a Taco Bell around 3 a.m. Wednesday and ordered the five employees inside to the floor. The name of the robbery suspect who was fatally shot at a Cleveland Taco Bell has been released. The employees who opened fire were described as a 23-year-old man and two 19-year-old men. Upon arrival, officers foun...

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  • Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz Appear In Court After Pennsylvania Murders
Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz Appear In Court After Pennsylvania Murders

Prosecutors have charged DiNardo, of Bensalem, in the deaths of all four men, while Kratz, of Northeast Philadelphia, is charged in only three of the killings. Both men are being held without bail. It is a few miles outside of the borough of New Hope on the Delaware River. According to charging documents, DiNardo shot Patrick at his parents' farm...

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