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Food aid, face masks dispatched to Bali as 57000 flee volcano

Food aid, face masks dispatched to Bali as 57000 flee volcano It's been more than 50 years since Agung's last eruption , which continued for nearly a year. Mount Agung is at the left. On Monday, the observation post at Mount Agung recorded 547 volcanic earthquakes, a figure which quadrupled from 119 quakes registered on September 22, which, together with other parameters, indicated that magma levels were likely to be ascending, reports Efe news. [Full Article...]

Trump announces new travel ban

Trump announces new travel ban This new version of the ban adds restrictions to three additional countries (Chad, North Korea , and Venezuela) and removes one previously banned country: Sudan. In response to being added to the list, Venezuela accused Trump of conducting "political terrorism" by imposing travel restrictions. Last week, Kim called Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard" in response to Trump's threats to "totally... [Full Article...]

Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme

Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme Trump on Friday renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim. Nuclear weapons are the most powerful devices ever developed by human beings. Ahead of his address at the United Nation General Assembly, Ri Yong-ho said in New York , "It could be the most powerful detonation of an Hydrogen-bomb in the Pacific". [Full Article...]

Key GOP Swing Vote On Health Care: 'Difficult To Envision' Supporting Bill

Key GOP Swing Vote On Health Care: 'Difficult To Envision' Supporting Bill David Popp, a spokesman for McConnell, didn't immediately respond to a request for comment about McCain's decision. Rand Paul , a Republican from Kentucky, has also been clear since Graham-Cassidy gained momentum last week that he is opposed to the legislation. [Full Article...]

Looks like John McCain just killed Obamacare repeal, again

Looks like John McCain just killed Obamacare repeal, again Even after President Donald Trump attempted to bully him into submission with mean tweets , Paul has remained an unwavering voice of opposition. In a string of comments , Trump has also attacked Paul and McCain for their opposition to the repeal. [Full Article...]

Quake detected in North Korea may be a missile test

Quake detected in North Korea may be a missile test North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho said in NY on Thursday hat Pyongyang may consider its most powerful test of a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. It imposes a 180-day ban on vessels and aircraft that have visited North Korea from visiting the United States. In public, China's foreign ministry has calmly advocated restraint, and warned Pyongyang and Washington on Friday not... [Full Article...]

Iran Tests Missile Despite Trump Pressure

On Saturday, September 23, Iran's state-run broadcaster announced that they had tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads. Defying UN security council resolutions and United States warnings, Iran test fired a new ICBM that they say is capable of carrying multiple warheads. [Full Article...]

Madrid, Barcelona clash over control of Catalan police

Madrid, Barcelona clash over control of Catalan police Spain's central government says the referendum is illegal. Catalonia's regional government said new measures including a ban on police time off were over the top and meant to create a false impression of crisis. A statement said the six declined to give evidence. Efforts by prosecutors to crack down on activists in Barcelona and other cities who are preparing to stage the ballot on October ... [Full Article...]

Facebook's Russian Ads Scandal? Trump Says It's a 'Hoax'

Facebook's Russian Ads Scandal? Trump Says It's a 'Hoax' Facebook, which had said as recently as July that it had found no evidence of fraudulent Russian ad purchases, reversed itself this month and said it had removed 470 profiles and pages that it said were linked to the Internet Research Agency, a Russian company with ties to the Kremlin . [Full Article...]

Pelosi Leaves Her Press Conference Amid Immigration Activists' Protest

Pelosi Leaves Her Press Conference Amid Immigration Activists' Protest Protesters in San Francisco called for reform that gives legal status to all immigrants in the country, not just young people. "Democrats created an out-of-control deportation machine", the protesters yelled. Trump will need all the support he can get, because establishment Republican leaders are already pushing back. Their complaint was that Pelosi and her fellow Democrats have sold their fam... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh receives 270 tons of food aid for Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh receives 270 tons of food aid for Rohingya refugees Three people died after reaching a hospital, and 10 others were injured and are receiving treatment. "We are trying to ensure all possible supports for the Rohingya on humanitarian ground", the minister said adding that construction of new camps, water purification plants and toilet facilities was in progress. [Full Article...]

Dozens Of States Sign Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

Dozens Of States Sign Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Besides Japan, most USA allies - nearly all NATO members, South Korea and Australia - also did not participate in the talks on the treaty . According to UN Secretary-General António Guterres [official profile], 15,000 nuclear weapons remain in existence, and many nuclear-armed member nations such as the US, UK and France have refused to agree to the treaty. [Full Article...]

Macron defends Iran nuclear deal at UN

Macron defends Iran nuclear deal at UN But it also underscores just how simple-minded Trump's view of foreign policy is. "To large extent because of what I witnessed, we may do something like that on July Fourth in Washington down Pennsylvania Avenue", Trump said. "Every time we have forgotten this and tried to get a short-term satisfactory solution without a diplomatic roadmap we failed and that was the case in Iraq and Libya", Macr... [Full Article...]

Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills

Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has accused Russian Federation of trying to hide the true extent of the exercise. However, experts are concerned a far higher number which actually take part, with some warning as many as 100,000 soldiers could descend on the country. [Full Article...]

Small quake rattles nerves, causes no damage in Los Angeles

Small quake rattles nerves, causes no damage in Los Angeles The latest natural disaster comes 11 days after a huge temblor killed 96 people. The damage from the temblor was not immediately clear, but its jolt was felt far. 19, 2017. The US Geological Survey said the natural disaster was 7.1 magnitude, hitting 5 miles (8km) southeast of Atencingo in the state of Puebla at a depth of 32 miles (51km). [Full Article...]

NFL Highlights: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers

NFL Highlights: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers The 49ers may welcome safety Jimmie Ward to make his season debut this Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks . Kyle Shanahan knew the challenge he was walking into when he accepted the 49ers head coaching job. The 49ers lost to Seattle, but in the grand scheme of things, this game could be used as a positive building block. "The guy still killed the quarterback ". [Full Article...]

Cowboys jump to No. 6, OU drops in AP Poll

Cowboys jump to No. 6, OU drops in AP Poll The post-Week 3 poll has a few quirks. Ohio State also took another tumble, going from No. 8 to No. 10 in the AP poll despite following up its disappointing loss to Oklahoma with a fairly comfortable 38-7 victory over Army. Clemson's 47-21 beat down of Louisville was impressive and will likely clear the way for the Tigers to return to the ACC title game in a couple months. [Full Article...]

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan's ceasefire violation kills BSF soldier in Arnia sector

Jammu and Kashmir: Pakistan's ceasefire violation kills BSF soldier in Arnia sector According tot the report, no casualties were reported in the unprovoked firing which began at midnight and continued till 6.45 am. Violating the ceasefire, Pakistani troops kept firing at Indian positions in the Arnia sector just adjacent to the Line of Control (LoC) during the entire Saturday night. [Full Article...]

U.S. can't halt public-safety grants to sanctuary cities, judge rules

U.S. can't halt public-safety grants to sanctuary cities, judge rules The move was a significant escalation in the Trump administration's approach to sanctuary jurisdictions, which typically refuse to honor federal requests to detain immigrants in jails past their scheduled release dates unless the requests are accompanied by a judicial warrant. [Full Article...]

White House: Kurdish Independence Referendum 'Distracting' from ISIS Fight

White House: Kurdish Independence Referendum 'Distracting' from ISIS Fight Jowhar said the session was chaired by the Deputy Speaker, as Speaker Yousif Mohammed Sadiq did not attend the session since his Gorran Movement is boycotting the session along with the Kurdistan Islamic Group, Xinhua news agency reported. [Full Article...]


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