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Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea


Asked whether North Korea would come to the negotiating table, the secretary of state said: "We are probing , so stay tuned". Rex Tillerson disclosed the development on Saturday, saying North Korea had no interest in dialogue. "I think the most immediate action that we need is to calm things down". "The whole situation is a bit overheated right now", he said. It came amid increasing diplomatic pressure on North Korea, after the country launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles, ... Read More »

National Guard headed to Puerto Rico for Maria recovery help


Coast Guard. The Illinois Air National Guard unit stationed in Peoria is sending aircraft and service members to help in hurricane relief. Because of Puerto Rico's current condition, they're prepared to live in a tent and are bringing 14 days worth of food and water supplies with them. Read More »

Coast Guard to reveal cause of El Faro sinking, safety recommendations


Four El Faro crew members were from ME, including the ship's captain, Michael Davidson of Windham. Shortly afterward, Davidson activated an emergency alert signal that broadcast the ship's position to the Coast Guard. The architect spelled out a "plausible sequence" for disaster that could have progressed from flooding in the ship's No. 3 compartment to water penetrating through vents to another compartment, then to the ship partially capsizing and containers lashed on the deck breaking ... Read More »

JUST IN: Detroit Lions Week 4 inactives announced


PT/1 p.m. ET, FOX, DirecTV). Davis missed last week's game against Atlanta with a concussion, and the defense suffered through its worst game of the year. He was limited all week in practice, and a neck injury was added to his injury report on Friday. He will slot in at the number four spot among wide receivers, with TJ Jones moving up to the third spot on the depth chart. Read More »

Russia Sends Troops Near Border With North Korea and China


But war is neither inevitable, nor even probable. Yet despite this unease, the US military's top general told lawmakers this week that Pyongyang's military posture remains unchanged and that the United States continues to support an "economic and diplomatic pressure campaign". Read More »

Jeff Hendrick strike condemns abject Everton to defeat


Burnley might have gone further ahead before the break, too for the rear guard confronting them - including former Claret Michael Keane - looked a mess at times. Nine players were involved in the Burnley move that led to Jeff Kendrick opening the scoring, with 24 passes played. Everton huffed and puffed but were unable to find a way back into the match and were booed off the pitch by the frustrated Goodison Park faithful. Read More »

Trump says envoy 'wasting his time' talking to North Korea


Speaking to reporters in China, Tillerson said that American diplomats have "direct communication" with the North Korean government about denuclearization. Saying he had "a good working relationship and personal friendship" with Trump, Xi said the president's upcoming visit offered "an important opportunity for the further development of China-U.S. Read More »

North Korea says Oct 4 joint declaration clarifies ways to build trust


His trip will also include a stop in Hawaii . The administration says Trump's visit will "strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat" and ensure the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. The North Korean military enlistment claims came after Kim issued a statement Friday warning: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire", USA Today reported. Read More »

Donald Trump to Puerto Rico After Slamming Mayor


He prefers to lash out at her. On Friday, Rossello said Trump has responded to his requests after the island was clipped by Hurricane Irma , then struck by Maria . I am done being politically correct. But Trump tends to make everything personal. All I have is time for people to move forward, get help. "I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying", Cruz said Friday. Read More »

Two women killed by man in knife attack at French train station


No other details were immediately available. French police said in a tweet Sunday around 2:30 p.m. local time that they had responded to an incident at the train station. France's interior minister said on Twitter he was heading to Marseille following the attack. Earlier this month, four American college students were attacked with acid at the same train station in Marseille. Read More »

Tillerson admits the United States has direct channel of communication with North Korea


The admission by Tillerson is at least somewhat surprising considering Trump said last month on Twitter that "talking is not the answer" when it comes to North Korea . Millions of young men and 1.22 million women said they wanted sign up to counter the US since Friday, the Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported. This is the first time Tillerson has ever spoken about US outreach to North Korea . Read More »

Direct communication with North Korea underway on its nuclear & missile programs


On Thursday, China said it was ordering North Korean firms on its territory to close by January. He then said the United States had "a couple of, three channels open to Pyongyang". But the North is coming closer to having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike America, and says it will only discuss the weapons programs if the USA abandons its "hostile policy" toward the North. Read More »

Gen Dalbir Singh recalls surgical strike; appreciates PM Modi for bold decision


He added,"Woh (terrorists) idhar aayenge, hum unko receive karke, dhai foot jameen ke neeche bhejte rahenge (They will come this side, we will receive them and engrave 2 and half feet under the ground)". "Major impact of these kind of attacks is deterrence". "They must know it can happen anywhere, anytime... we have had no major incident after that (surgical strikes)", he said. Read More »

Twelve arrested as neo-Nazis clash with counter-protesters at rally in Sweden


NMR is known for its openly anti-Semitic stance, and the group had originally sought to pass by a downtown synagogue to coincide with Yom Kippur, the Jewish holy day. Police offered to shuttle Nordic Resistance Movement members away in buses after they were circled by riot police on a Goteborg square, preventing them from completing their march. Read More »

Donald Trump repeats national anthem warning to NFL players


Here's the latest on what NFL teams are planning to do before and during the pre-game national anthem this weekend after many opted for some form of unity and/or protest last weekend in the wake of President Trump's critical and profane remarks about the NFL and players who protest during The Star-Spangled Banner. Read More »

Tropical system could mess up Lowcountry beach plans this weekend


Britain is on course for heavy rain and gales during a turbulent weekend as remnants of Hurricanes Lee and Maria are picked up by a low pressure system moving across the Atlantic . The First Alert Forecast Team continues to track a tropical disturbance, known as Invest 99-L, located over the Florida Straits Friday morning. That 40-percent-chance also exists within the next five days. Read More »

Mexico quake: Search continues for missing children at damaged school


Pedro Serrano managed to crawl into the crevices of the tottering pile of rubble at the school. The solidarity of Mexico City residents with the victims of yesterday's powerful 7.1-magnitude natural disaster is shining through as thousands of people have come forward to contribute to rescue efforts, turning the Mexican capital into a city of volunteers. Read More »

S Korea says 'more provocation' expected of North soon

From 1950 to 1953, a UN force led by the United States fought for the South, and China fought for the North in a series of battles known as the Korean War. Moon said. Moon said he had opposed the deployment of U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system in South Korea, but rapid improvement in North Korea's missile capabilities prompted the decision. Read More »

North Korea Says Trump's Threat Has Increased Army Volunteers


The U.S. president tweeted September 22 that the leader of North Korea was obviously a madman. Program Director of International Studies, Professor Philip Hultquist analyzed President Trump's handling of the crisis with a discussion on North Korea's search for security. Read More »

Armyman For 30 Years, Now Accused Of Being Illegal Bangladeshi Immigrant


These were set up in Assam under the Foreigner (tribunal) Order of 1964 to check if the status of the citizens whose nationality is found to be doubtful. Reacting to the report, Assam DGP said that he is looking into why the notice was served. "They declared her a proper Indian citizen", he said. Again on March this year, 11 people in Kalikajari village who were referred by the border police force to the Tribunal, were descendents of Moulavi Muhammad Amiruddin, the deputy speaker of the ... Read More »

Trump to visit S. Korea, other Asian nations in November


The White House said Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from November 3-14, a trip that will also include a stop in Hawaii. Trump's stop in the Philippines will also draw heavy notice, especially from human rights groups that denounce the practices of President Rodrigo Duterte, whose government has sanctioned deadly attacks on drug suspects. Read More »

Trump to Visit Asia in November


A USA official said Asian leaders who met Trump at the United Nations General Assembly in NY last week helped persuade him to attend in unity with key Asian allies. Trump's threat of "fire and fury" was met with Kim's "ashes and darkness" warning. He has denounced Kim as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission for test launches of ballistic missiles and for nuclear weapon tests. Read More »

Edmonton police member stabbed near Commonwealth


MT. They confirmed an ISIS flag found at the scene has been seized as evidence. The 30-year-old suspect then exited the vehicle and used a knife to attack an officer who had been thrown to the ground in the collision, police said. Police have the suspect in custody and said they had "no forewarning" of the attack. "Throughout the chase, the truck deliberately attempted to hit pedestrians in crosswalks and in alleys in two areas along Jasper Avenue", Knecht said, he said police were aware ... Read More »

Trump to visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Philippines


The White House said Mr Trump's visit would "strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula". Kim then blasted Trump as "mentally deranged". Mr Trump's visit to China will come weeks after Xi Jinping is expected to receive a second five-year term as the leader of the communist party. Read More »

US 'probing' to see if North Korea interested in dialogue: Tillerson

Tillerson called the tensions between USA and North Korea and the threats President Trump and Kim Jong Un have traded the past few days "a bit overheated right now", according to The New York Times . More widely known is the role Sweden plays in negotiating with North Korea on Washington's behalf. We have lines of communication with Pyongyang. Read More »

Trump harshly accuses San Juan mayor of poor leadership

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The gulf between what Trump administration officials are saying about hurricane recovery efforts and what people in Puerto Rico are seeing on the ground came into sharp view Friday, as the mayor of the territory's capital city made an exasperated plea for help that seemed to capture the collective despair of the island's residents. Read More »

S. Korean Banks Prepare For Possible Pulse Attack From N. Korea

North Korea , which poses a direct threat to the USA and it allies Japan and South Korea , will also figure in his parleys. Media in North Korea said in early 2017 that more than 3.5 million people had suddenly enlisted in the army, when the USA strengthened its sanctions against the country. Read More »

Boris Johnson increases pressure on May with fresh Brexit intervention


Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson caused waves on the eve of the conference as he insisted that any transition period must not last "a second more" than two years, while some senior Conservatives have said Britain should walk away from Brexit negotiations by Christmas if no serious progress is being made. Read More »

Thousands taking part in March for Choice rally


The vote will take place in May or June next year, shortly before a visit from Pope Francis. However, thousands of women a year go overseas to have an abortion. "We want the total repeal of the [8th amendment], we no longer support the exceptions and the fact that a hundred persons only to have access to abortion", said Kavanagh, who was expecting 30 000 protesters. Read More »

President Trump Lashes Out at San Juan Mayor Over Hurricane Relief Efforts


And he tweeted: "The military and first responders, despite no electric, roads, phones etc., have done an unbelievable job". President Donald Trump kicked off his Saturday morning by attacking the Puerto Rican people who are struggling to recover from a devastating hurricane that has left much of the USA territory without power, food, and water. Read More »

USF offering in-state tuition for students impacted by Hurricane Maria

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey called Trump's comments " disgraceful and shameful ". "This is the single biggest, major catastrophe in the history of Puerto Rico , bar none, and it is probably the biggest hurricane catastrophe in the United States", Rossello said Wednesday as he delivered aid to the southern town of Salinas, whose mayor says 100 percent of the agriculture there was wiped out when the wind tore up plantain, corn, vegetables and other crops. Read More »

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz continues to advocate for Puerto Rico


On Thursday, Duke described the relief effort as "under control" and called the federal response to the disaster a "good news story". No long lines for you. "But I think it's going really well, considering". "You are seeing devastation in Puerto Rico . I guess he likes to play this Twitter game". "Not fair to FR or effort!", the President tweeted. Read More »