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Choose US or NKorea, 'But Not Both'


The secretary made the call on Thursday during a news briefing explaining the details of a new executive order targeting North Korea signed by President Donald Trump earlier in the day. The sanctions would allow the United States, for instance, to freeze assets of anyone conducting "significant" trade in goods, services or technology with Pyongyang - as well as those of companies backing the country's textile, fishing, and manufacturing industries. Read More »

London says it won't renew Uber's license


It is also accused of using software - Greyball - that could be used to stop regulatory bodies from obtaining data from the Uber app for law enforcement reasons. Taxi drivers must go through extensive testing before receiving a license, while Uber drivers have fewer requirements. London's decision adds to the problems facing Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's new CEO, who is juggling a host of controversies ranging from a lawsuit alleging the company stole self-driving auto technology from Alphabet ... Read More »

Trump made decision on Iran nuclear deal but does not reveal it


While everyone around the table agreed Iran is in technical compliance with the deal, Tillerson said the United States believes Iran is not in compliance with the spirit or expectations of the deal. "And we can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program". Iran rejects that it has broken the agreement, and a United Nations report this month pointed to no Iranian violations. Read More »

Trump Leaning Toward Decertifying Iran Nuclear Deal

Though Trump has signed temporary waivers on sanctions against Iran , the administration must decide by October 15 whether to recertify Iran as compliant with the nuclear agreement. His comments heightened anticipation that Trump might declare Iran in violation of the seven-nation agreement, and even destroy it entirely, despite a U.N. Read More »

Kidnapped teenager murdered; six arrested


The victim, Sharath, who was in the second year of a commerce graduate degree programme, had gone missing on September 12 after he was gifted a new motorcycle by his parents. Sharath was abducted on September 12, his body was found from the Ramohalli lake. The body of an Income Tax officer's son was found near a lake today, 10 days after he was apparently kidnapped, and police said they have arrested four people including a friend of the victim. Read More »

HC to Bengal: Lift curbs on Puja idol immersion


On Thursday, a division bench of the Calcutta HC, comprising newly appointed Chief Justice Rakesh Tiwari and Justice Harish Tandon, disallowed West Bengal government's decision to restrict the immersion of goddess Durga on Oct 1 to allow Muharram celebrations in the state and said that all Durga idols, which will reach the immersion ghats before 12 am on all days, including Muharram day, can be immersed. Read More »

US Faces Near-Unanimous Opposition at UN to Toughening Iran Deal

Rouhani also reaffirmed Iran's support to the nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA ). During his first UN address as president, Trump unleashed a stern rebuke of Iran, calling it a "rogue regime" and the deal "an embarrassment to the United States". Read More »

Iqbal Kaskar shares brother Dawood Ibrahim's Karachi addresses with cops


Kaskar told the police that he had not spoken with Dawood in years but that he was in regular touch with Anees through Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls. "Kaskar is not cooperating in the investigations and is hardly speaking. But yes, he has admitted he was in touch with his elder brother Anees Ahmad, involved in the 1993 serial bomb blast", said an officer. Read More »

North Korea: UN sanctions will only speed nuclear program, Pyongyang says


The US and South Korea ended a 1950-53 war with North Korea through a truce, not a peace treaty, which effectively leaves the two sides of the conflict technically at war. North Korean military warned last month that it had plans for targeting waters near the USA island of Guam in the Pacific, prompting fears in the United States about a real confrontation. Read More »

House Speaker Paul Ryan to survey Hurricane Harvey damage in Houston


Forty-five shelters are open throughout Florida, as are 12 special needs shelters. Chi Alpha, a student ministry group on campus, aided in relief efforts by putting together convenience packs, flood kits and buckets. "Every claim represents a disruption of some family's life". "This is not surprising given the high level of hurricane deductibles and the less intense tropical storm in most of Florida", said Hamid, who chairs the College of Business' Department of Finance and is director ... Read More »

North Korea's intentions are clear, says analyst


He also called on the countries to support efforts to take away the North's United Nations membership. The discussion of whether to shoot down a North Korean missile comes as USA 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 U.S. Read More »

Trump on future of Iran nuclear deal: 'You'll see very soon'


National security adviser H.R. McMaster called the Iran deal "fundamentally flawed" Thursday, adding that the White House is concerned with what to do about Iran's "destabilizing behavior". "Which country would be willing to sit across the table from the United States of America and talk about worldwide issues?" Hamid Gharajeh, another native of Iran who traveled to NY from Toronto for Wednesday's demonstration, said he liked Trump's tough talk on Iran . Read More »

Kevin Durant Apologizes For "Idiotic" And "Childish" Twitter Behavior

Durant played nine seasons for the Oklahoma City Thunder before signing previous year with the Golden State Warriors and claiming his first National Basketball Association championship. However, the damage was done, and one of his former teammates, Enes Kanter, did not seem ready yet to take KD's apology. "I use Twitter to engage with the fans", the Golden State Warriors' prized cupcake said on Tuesday at a TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco. Read More »

Japan deploys missile defence to northern island


Japan relocated the surface-to-air defense system after North Korea test-fired another missile last week that flew over Hokkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean. If North Korea continues to adhere to the same flight path for its ballistic missile launches over Hokkaido, the PAC-3 should be able to shoot down any falling parts if deemed necessary. Read More »

$0.50 EPS Expected for General Electric Company (GE)

Investment Management Of Virginia Llc who had been investing in General Electric Co. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $210.56B market cap company. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Grp Limited Com holds 0.73% or 2.06 million shares. Cytokinetics, Incorporated is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company. For GE, the company now has $44.05 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $30.04 Billion current liabilities. Read More »

Rihanna Previews Fenty Beauty 'Galaxy' Holiday Collection


Rumours about Rihanna's makeup line have been circling for a while now. "I WAS SHOOK NOT KNOWING RIHANNA'S LAST NAME IS "FENTY" WOAHHH", read one tweet. The cosmetic line caters to "all skin colors and all undertones, from all countries". We can't wait to get the full lowdown on this collection. She also posted a short teaser video, giving you an up-close look at the palette. Read More »

May uses United Nations speech to warn tech firms over terror content


Trump reaffirmed his belief in the slogan that helped win him the nation's top job. The United Nations Association of the UK said in a statement that it was pleased May had acknowledged the "special responsibility" the UK had in ensuring the UN Security Council played a central role in worldwide relations. Read More »

Trump Slams North Korea, Iran Deal In UN General Assembly

During his UNGA speech, Trump, a stalwart opponent of the deal, described the JCPOA as "the worst and most one-sided transaction the U.S. has ever entered into". Currently, the IAEA has limited access to military nuclear sites and has been criticized for allowing Iran to interject itself into the soil sampling process when the IAEA visited the Parchin site. Read More »

Child dies after being left in a auto in Toronto


David Hopkinson. Toronto Police say paramedics and firefighters initially responded to a medical call in a parking lot near Burnhamthorpe and Mill Rds. He said the child was rushed to hospital but did not survive. Investigators remained at the scene late Thursday afternoon. The child of toddler age was pronounced dead in hospital and a person is in custody. Read More »

MCI scam: CBI arrests ex Orissa HC judge IM Quddusi


Quddusi was arrested along with Bhawna Pandey, B P Yadav and Palash Yadav of the Prasad Educational Trust which runs a medical college in Lucknow, Biswanath Agrawala, a middleman, and hawala operator Ramdev Saraswat. Bhawana Pandey is a known name for the CBI as on April 2, 2001, the agency had arrested her along with suspended Central Board of Excise and Customs chairman B P Verma, his son Siddharth on charges of corruption. Read More »

Trump signals new sanctions against North Korea


He said the US' goal is "complete denuclearisation" of North Korea. He said: "Our new executive order will cut off sources of revenue that fund North Korea's efforts to develop the deadliest weapons known to humankind". diplomatic and defense policies on the region, the broadcaster said. "I think we're making a lot of progress in a lot of ways. Because of this I also believe we have very close coordination between Korea and the United States and because of this I am very satisfied", he said. Read More »

U.S. ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. After a two-week stretch in which a defiant North Korea has fired multiple missiles over Japan and likely detonated a hydrogen bomb, the country shows no signs of bending to world condemnation and sanctions clamping down on exports. Read More »

Why did the Emmys help Sean Spicer rebrand?

The Thursday edition of the Axios AM newsletter had a bit of a revelation by author Mike Allen where former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was concerned. Some viewers criticised what they saw as an attempt to "normalise" Spicer and his false claims. "I don't think so", Spicer responded. A lot of people didn't think so - and the idea that "normalizing" Sean Spicer so soon after his turn as a press-bashing Trump stand-in was too much for many. Read More »

Russian Federation warns United States of retaliation against shelling Syrian troops


Deir ez-Zor in eastern Syria is 85% controlled by the Syrian forces and will be fully liberated in the coming week, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday. Russia says that rebels backed by the United States discharged water from dams north of the Euphrates to hamper the crossing by Syrian troops, who were using Russian-made rafts. Read More »

Emma Stone reveals she went through anxiety therapy at age 7


The actress has spoken about her anxiety numerous times, helping to highlight the issue of mental illness. Grimacing over the embarrassing incident, Emma exclaimed: "Can I also point something out about this very cool photo? ". She explained that life goes in stages and she'll sometimes have big flare ups at different times in her life. "As I've gotten older I have learnt to manage it, there are so many tools and they are so many tools that you can learn from it". Read More »

Spicer's Notes Could Help Mueller in Investigation


The footprint of Mueller's potential evidence is growing quickly. "There's no question. I think we all do", Spicer continued. The Axios website reported that Spicer kept "notebook after notebook" during meetings at the Republican national committee, the Trump campaign and at the White House, and that these might become a target for Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion between Trump's associates and Moscow. Read More »

Japan to deploy additional missile defence system in north: Defence ministry


Unlike Trump, however, Haley played up the impact of sanctions on Pyongyang, saying, "We have economically strangled North Korea at this point". South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to seek ways to fundamentally resolve the North Korean nuclear issue at the upcoming UN General Assembly and pledged his country's leading role in dealing with other global issues such as climate change. Read More »

Wheaton College football players charged in hazing turn themselves in


The students - James Cooksey, Kyler Kregel, Benjamin Pettway, Noah Spielman and Samuel Tebos - were charged with crimes that included mob action, unlawful restraint and aggravated battery. Following the internal investigation, the players were given a "range of corrective actions". The victim told investigators his attackers duct-taped his hands and feet, put a pillowcase on his head, threw him in a vehicle, attempted to sodomize him with an object, took his phone and dumped him half-naked ... Read More »

Trump touts 'great progress' in Afghanistan amid troop surge


Nearly every terrorist attack in either country is followed by accusations of it being sponsored from the other side of the border. While India and the world media may be pleased with the naming of terror outfits and references to those that harbour them, Trump left out outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa and the Jaish-e-Mohammad - which have repeatedly plotted, attacked and caused mass casualty in India and neighbouring countries. Read More »

Mattis hints at military options on North Korea, no details


The country's new liberal President Moon Jae-in, who took office in May, has maintained that the issue of providing humanitarian aid to North Korea should be handled independently from political circumstances. Prior to that, it dispatched two of the bombers and four F-35Bs to the area on August 31 for joint drills in a "direct response" to the North's earlier launch of a missile over Japan. Read More »

Shapovalov, Nadal, Federer headline Laver Cup on TSN


Nadal meanwhile reasserted his familiar dominance on the clay of Roland Garros, later adding the US Open to his 10th French Open crown in a throwback year for men's tennis. The first team to reach 13 points out of a total 24 points available will win the Laver Cup . The Europeans boast Rafael Nadal , Roger Federer , Marin Cilic , Dominic Thiem , Alexander Zverev , and Tomas Berdych . Read More »