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Brexit talks: David Davis accuses European Union of playing 'time against money'

Brexit talks: David Davis accuses European Union of playing 'time against money' He said the two sides were still "quite far" away from meeting the test of making sufficient progress for talks on future trading arrangements to begin in October. "I think there is frustration that we have not been able to get on that longer-term issue, that we're stuck on this separation issue, and we're not able to get on to the issues that will matter in the longer term for the future prosperi... [Full Article...]

Brexit: EU says no United Kingdom trade talks without progress on budget

Brexit: EU says no United Kingdom trade talks without progress on budget The bad-tempered press conference came after four days of intense negotiations that brought little progress on the issues of citizen's rights, Ireland, and the financial settlement to exit the EU. He said: "She's a great Prime Minister, I've served for the past 12 months and I've never been less than impressed by the way she runs this country". [Full Article...]

Still Too Early to Estimate Hurricane Irma's Threat to US

Still Too Early to Estimate Hurricane Irma's Threat to US The hurricane is forecast to continue moving toward the west-southwest for about 36 hours, and then turn toward the west-northwest as it reaches the western edge of a high pressure ridge. As per meteorologists, it is too early to predict whether Hurricane Irma will have any effect on Florida or the Gulf of Mexico. A previous forecast said Irma could strengthen to Category 4, but long-term wind ... [Full Article...]

Iowa defense shuts down Wyoming

Iowa defense shuts down Wyoming He answered questions about it. The Hawkeyes added a pair of interceptions in the four quarter and added a field goal to take the 24-3 win over the Pokes. "They were playing the flat route, kind of our quick game, pretty well". He did make the a lot of them, though. "That was the most surprising thing". [Full Article...]

North Korea: Tremor detected in sign of possible nuclear test

North Korea: Tremor detected in sign of possible nuclear test Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a test "absolutely unacceptable". Earlier, Nuclear-armed Pyongyang has long sought the means to deliver an atomic warhead to the United States. "If the nuclear test is proven true, it can not be countenanced", Abe told reporters shortly after he was briefed on the issue, saying that Japan protests strongly to Pyongyang's actions. [Full Article...]

Woman as Defence Minister sends global message: Arun Jaitley

Woman as Defence Minister sends global message: Arun Jaitley On Friday, he indicated he may not be defence minister for much longer. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi , Dharmendra Pradhan, Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal , who were all holding independent charge as State Ministers, were promoted to the Cabinet rank, which is being seen as an acknowledgement of their performance. [Full Article...]

Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston

Turner Announces Mandatory Evacuation for Parts of West Houston Instead, Turner pushed federal officials to release funds and other resources as soon as possible for Houston and surrounding communities, with thousands of people in emergency shelters after historic rainfall and flooding inundated the region. [Full Article...]

Seven students dead in fire tragedy at Moi Girls Nairobi

Seven students dead in fire tragedy at Moi Girls Nairobi There are already those who suspect that arsonists were behind the incident at Moi Nairobi Girls particularly because there was another fire at Sigoti Girls Complex in Nyakach sub-county, Kisumu County Saturday. Kenyan police did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment on Saturday morning. Around 150 students and 10 teachers were charged over the fires, with a variety of motives p... [Full Article...]

Rain to go away for Labor Day weekend

Rain to go away for Labor Day weekend Most areas are anticipated to see between a quarter inch to half an inch of rain. Slightly more rainfall is expected in places like Lebanon, Williamsport, Bloomsburg and Pottsville. Meanwhile, cloud cover will keep Saturday's high temperature in the 60s. WEDNESDAY: There will be a 60 percent chance of rain, mainly after 9 a.m. [Full Article...]

Cambodian PM says United States behind opposition leader Sokha in anti-gov't plot

Cambodian PM says United States behind opposition leader Sokha in anti-gov't plot Sokha was arrested during a pre-dawn raid on his Phnom Penh home on Sunday for allegedly secretly planning against the government with the backing of the United States. Rainsy lives in exile in France to avoid a defamation conviction he says was politically motivated. The statement gave no details but called the actions "treason". [Full Article...]

White House readies $5.9B request for Hurricane Harvey recovery aid

White House readies $5.9B request for Hurricane Harvey recovery aid The official was not authorized to release the information publicly before a final decision is made and spoke on condition of anonymity. House conservatives are opposed to raising the debt limit without obtaining concessions on federal spending. [Full Article...]

Evacuating Frankfurt before Disposal of WWII-era Bomb

Evacuating Frankfurt before Disposal of WWII-era Bomb The largest evacuation of people since 1945 will happen in Frankfurt. Authorities in recent days have evacuated residents of nursing homes and hospital patients from the area ahead of today's planned disposal efforts. The fire brigade said in a statement that streets would be patrolled with the assistance of helicopters to ensure that no-one had been left behind and that homes were secure. [Full Article...]

North Korea claim: Inspecting hydrogen bomb

North Korea claim: Inspecting hydrogen bomb Threatening trade wars is not going to help - tangibly confronting China and Russian Federation with a whole new set of nuclear risks in their backyard just might, and showing that the U.S. Experts and officials have said North Korea could conduct its sixth nuclear test at any time, and that the reclusive country has maintained a readiness at its nuclear test site to conduct another detonation tes... [Full Article...]

North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb

North Korea conducts 6th nuclear test, says it was H-bomb Japan Meteorological Agency also observed a magnitude-6.1 tremor in North Korea, which showed a different waveform from a natural quake around 12:31 p.m. "The situation on the Korean Peninsula, where tensions have grown recently, is balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict". The ministry said it regretted that the leadership of North Korea was "creating a serious threat" for the region a... [Full Article...]

Theresa May sets out bid to lead Tories in 2022 general election

Theresa May sets out bid to lead Tories in 2022 general election In a series of TV interviews during a visit to Japan, the prime minister claimed she was "not a quitter" . May met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday evening, the discussions dominated by the UK's decision to leave the European Union (EU) and North Korea's launch of a missile which flew over Japan on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

North Korean State-Run Media Claims H-Bomb Test

North Korean State-Run Media Claims H-Bomb Test It also marked a very significant occasion in attaining the final goal of completing the state nuclear force. Security experts say North Korea could have more than a dozen nuclear devices. KRT did not give any details of the announcement , but it comes after natural disaster activity was detected earlier Sunday in what is presumed to have been a North Korean nuclear test. [Full Article...]

Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says

Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward Harvey relief and recovery efforts . Asked what he would say to young immigrants who are awaiting his move, scared about their fate, he replied: "I think the dreamers are terrific". [Full Article...]

Ten-man Zambia beat Algeria in Lusaka

Ten-man Zambia beat Algeria in Lusaka Zambia who lost 2-1 to Nigeria on matchday 1 of the World Cup qualifying series are now second in Group B and will be guests of group leaders, the Super Eagles, on October 7. However, Algeria found it hard to get the equaliser and two minutes from time, substitute Enock Mwepu scored Zambia's third to make it 3-1 to the hosts. [Full Article...]

Modi Government To Induct New Ministers Today

Modi Government To Induct New Ministers Today Newly appointed President Ram Nath Kovind will administer the oath of office to the new ministers at 10:30 IST (0600 BST) his office said in a Twitter post. Nine new faces, including former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri , will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday. Unconfirmed reports say transport and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari may get additional responsibility of ra... [Full Article...]

US President Vows Support To Japan After North Korean Missile Launch

US President Vows Support To Japan After North Korean Missile Launch President Donald Trump says " talking is not the answer " to the tense standoff with North Korea over its nuclear missile development, but his defense chief swiftly asserted that diplomatic options remain and Russian Federation demanded United States restraint. [Full Article...]


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