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Moon, Abe call for stronger sanctions on NKorea

Moon, Abe call for stronger sanctions on NKorea Earlier Wednesday, the USA proposed a resolution at the UN that would include broad new sanctions on North Korea and freeze the assets of leader Kim Jong Un in the wake of global concern over the rogue nation's nuclear weapons tests. [Full Article...]

Historic Multnomah Falls Lodge saved by firefighters from OR wildfire

Historic Multnomah Falls Lodge saved by firefighters from OR wildfire There are nearly 30 major fires burning in Montana, now blazing over 500,000 acres, and causing thousands to evacuate their homes in recent weeks. Hundreds of people are staying in shelters in Skamania County and Gresham after they were forced to evacuate from their homes on Monday and Tuesday. [Full Article...]

SC governor considers Saturday evacuations as Hurricane Irma threatens

SC governor considers Saturday evacuations as Hurricane Irma threatens Meanwhile, McMaster signed an executive order Thursday calling for the immediate evacuation of 143 hospitals, nursing homes and other medical facilities in eight coastal counties. State officials said they are actively monitoring the story and urging residents to begin making necessary precautions and preparations ahead of Irma. [Full Article...]

Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid

Trump agrees to deal on spending, debt, Harvey aid Mark Meadows, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, argued against the combined measure in a Washington Examiner editorial Wednesday, castigated Congress's "bad habit" of trying to prop up unpopular bills by attaching them to important and time-sensitive legislation . [Full Article...]

SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida The launch will be SpaceX's second national security payload, following a spy satellite launch for the NRO in May , and the first time launching the Air Force's autonomous mini-space shuttle. The X-37B is an "experimental platform" according to the US Air Force . Every previous flight of the X-37B began with an Atlas V launch from United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing ... [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. To Testify Before Senate Panel Probing Russian Election Influence

Trump Jr. To Testify Before Senate Panel Probing Russian Election Influence President Donald Trump's son gave this latest explanation for the meeting in a statement to Senate Intel Committee, whose staffers grilled him behind closed doors today for more than five hours. Senators don't send out copies of statutes about making false statements to Congress on the same day that the President's son testifies about the Russian Federation scandal as a coincidence. [Full Article...]

Amazon plans to spend $5B on second headquarters campus

Amazon plans to spend $5B on second headquarters campus Boston is considering making a bid to bring a massive 8 million square foot , 50,000 employee Amazon headquarters to the city, Mayor Martin J. Walsh said . Amazon expects the new jobs, many of which will be in software development, to have average salaries of more than $100,000. "It seems that Amazon will be looking at incentive packages to be offered by states/cities", Burbidge said. [Full Article...]

Authorities: California woman kidnapped by ex-boyfriend

Authorities: California woman kidnapped by ex-boyfriend Tuesday evening. Hetzel was tracked to Henderson by a vehicle that had been stolen from Mesquite, Nevada, police said. His bail was set at $1 million. She has since been reunited with her family, according to the sheriff's office. Shortly after 7 a.m. on September 4, surveillance footage captured Hetzel and Paris checking out of the hotel. [Full Article...]

House rushes to vote first billions for Harvey relief

House rushes to vote first billions for Harvey relief Mnuchin originally had said that Congress would need to raise the $19.9 trillion borrowing limit by September 29 to avoid a catastrophic default on the debt, allowing the government to continue borrowing money to pay bills like Social Security and interest. [Full Article...]

North Korea warns of more 'gift packages' after nuclear bomb test

Han's Tuesday comments aren't the first time that North Korea has referred to its actions as a " gift " for the United States. He said North Korea can no longer be allowed, to continue its violation of global law and that it was time for the worldwide community, to put its foot down, once and for all. [Full Article...]

Dolphins-Buccaneers Game Postponed To Week 11 Due To Hurricane Irma

Quarterbacks to benchJameis Winston, Tampa Bay BuccaneersJay Cutler, Miami Dolphins Replacement options: Sam Bradford , Minnesota Vikings vs. According to the AP, if the game is moved to earlier in the week, that decision will have to be finalized today to have enough time to prepare. "Once they sign up and it's approved", she said, "they're expected to show up for the detail". [Full Article...]

US Seeks To Freeze Assets Of North Korea's Kim Jong

Mr. Xi said a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue could only be found through dialogue, CCTV reported. Pyongyang city civilians celebrate the successful completion of the hydrostatic test for the intercontinental ballistic rocket installation in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang today. [Full Article...]

N. Korean Tensions Simmer, Stocks Remain Negative

The benchmark S&P fell as much as 1.2 percent during the session, but stemmed its losses by the close. The Dow Jones added 54.33 points, rising 0.25%, to 21,807.64. The European Central Bank meets on Thursday. All of Europe's national bourses finished lower, the UK's FTSE 100 Index closing down 0.4%. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index declined 0.2 percent to 1,148.97 the biggest drop in more th... [Full Article...]

Brazil formally charges two ex-presidents in Petrobras graft

Brazil formally charges two ex-presidents in Petrobras graft Lula is accused of being an "important leader" in the criminal organization and continuing the criminal organization through influence over Rouseff after Lula left the presidency. The charges stem from the Operation Car Wash investigation that uncovered a cartel of companies paying bribes to officials to secure Petrobras contracts, revelations that have spawned a host of investigations that has ... [Full Article...]

U.S. to help Japan enhance missile defence capabilities amid North Korea tensions

U.S. to help Japan enhance missile defence capabilities amid North Korea tensions Even with the world's best network of space-, land-, and sea-based radars and sensors, the USA and its allies face a major risk in attempting to shoot down a North Korean missile. As to whether Secretary Mattis spoke of military action against the North, Onodera just said it's important for the two countries to respond collaboratively. [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh: Shaktipunj Express gets derailed in Sonbhadra, no injuries reported

Uttar Pradesh: Shaktipunj Express gets derailed in Sonbhadra, no injuries reported The accident caused no harm to the people, and all are safe, the report says. Unidentified officials said the train was travelling around 40 kmph hour, which prevented any injuries. All stranded passengers were immediately shifted to non-derailed coaches of the train. On August 19, the Utkal Express had derailed in Muzaffarnagar district, killing 22 people and injuring 156. [Full Article...]

'Global catastrophe' if North Korea attacked - Putin

'Global catastrophe' if North Korea attacked - Putin Denouncing what he called Washington's "boorish and unprecedented" actions toward Russia's diplomatic facilities in the United States , Putin said that he will order the Foreign Ministry to take the USA authorities to court over what he said was a violation of Russia's property rights. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Jose Forms In The Atlantic, East Of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Jose Forms In The Atlantic, East Of Hurricane Irma But meteorologists warn the storm's path could change. None of the storms are deemed a threat to Bermuda at this current time, however other areas are not so lucky with Hurricane Irma barreling towards them carrying maximum sustained winds near 185 miles per hour [295 km/h] with higher gusts. [Full Article...]

Youngest of Manson followers is granted parole

Youngest of Manson followers is granted parole Last year, a similar panel granted her parole but was overruled by the governor. The conviction was also overturned because her attorney died before the trial was completed. He said the "shocking nature of the crimes left an indelible mark on society" and that the motive - to trigger a race war "by slaughtering innocent people chosen at random - is equally disturbing". [Full Article...]

US Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim in Case of War

Rodman has made several visits to see his little buddy - the five-time National Basketball Association champ is 6-foot-7 and Kim Jong Un is a foot shorter - whom he's called "a friend for life ". "It don't have to be like a friendship type of conversation, just a mutual conversation saying, 'Hi, I would love to engage in some words and politics and over the history of your country and my countr... [Full Article...]


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