• Strikes kill four civilians in Syria truce zone: monitor
Strikes kill four civilians in Syria truce zone: monitor

We review the key developments in Syria, including the SDF accusing Russia of once again attacking its positions in Deir Ezzor, Russian warplanes killing 37 in Idlib and Moscow blaming USA policy in Syria for the death of a Russian military official in Deir Ezzor.

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  • How to help earthquake victims in Mexico
How to help earthquake victims in Mexico

At the start of this month, an 8.1 magnitude quake struck Mexico followed by a 7.1 magnitude last week and a 6.1 magnitude on Saturday. Earlier Saturday, Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca registered at least four earthquakes in the early hours, ranging between a magnitude of 4.1 and 5.8 on the Richter scale .

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  • President Trump Pushes STEM
President Trump Pushes STEM

Internet Association announced in Detroit on Tuesday a $300 million private-sector commitment dedicated to K-12 computer science programs. Yet less than half of USA schools offer computer science classes, even though more than 90 percent of parents say they want their kids to learn such skills, according to a Gallup survey commissioned b...

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  • Iran Tests New Medium-Range Ballistic Missile
Iran Tests New Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

The new ballistic missiles that is capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads has a range of 1,200km, this is most likely going to infuriate Washington . And the world becomes a more risky place", she said. The missile can reach much of the Middle East, including Israel. In his speech at the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjami...

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  • Tillerson Assures US to Continue Diplomatic Efforts on North Korea
Tillerson Assures US to Continue Diplomatic Efforts on North Korea

Ambassador Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyMattis hints at US military options for North Korea Trump, Netanyahu talk Middle East peace at United Nations meeting Trump begins first United Nations remarks by mentioning his nearby building MORE, saying in an interview that he's planning to "hang around".

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  • Trump points to Iran missile test in criticizing nuke deal
Trump points to Iran missile test in criticizing nuke deal

Iran's state TV aired footage late Friday it said showed a Khoramshahr medium-range ballistic missile being test fired. The report did not give the time or location of the test. The agency did not provide further information on the missile. Later on Friday, Iranians staged anti-Trump protest to show their anger over the US president's speech.

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  • Guy W. Farmer: This was President Trump's finest hour
Guy W. Farmer: This was President Trump's finest hour

Liberman warned against when such a ballistic missile would carry a nuclear warhead. This news with the test arrives merely hrs following Iran's parading this rocket which in a military services celebration within Tehran . "North Korea is getting £2bn a year from Iran ". "The ballistic missile, which is Iran's third type of missile with...

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  • Mexico quake: Crews keep searching for victims
Mexico quake: Crews keep searching for victims

The other deaths were recorded in the states of Morelos, Puebla, Mexico , Guerrero and Oaxaca . Silvia Novoa, director of aid agency World Vision Mexico , which is helping coordinate quake relief, said disaster preparation and response have dramatically improved in Mexico City since 1985, but other places have made slower progress.

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  • Target To Increase Minimum Wage Nationwide
Target To Increase Minimum Wage Nationwide

The company employs some 323,000 people year round and this year, is ramping up its holiday period hiring with 100,000 seasonal staff for the run up to Christmas, a 43% increase over last year. According to Target, a minimum hourly wage of $11 is higher than the minimum wage in 48 states, and matches the minimum wage in MA as well as Washington.

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  • Kirkuk declares curfew after Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum
Kirkuk declares curfew after Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum

He again urged Iraqi Kurdish authorities to take a step back and appeared to threaten a possible cross-border operation. "If I had 20 fingers, I would have voted 20 times for my state", Ibtissam Mohammed, 45, said. That would be the realization of a long-held dream for many. The decision to carry out the referendum sparked threatening remarks b...

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  • Bali volcano 'critical' as 50000 evacuated from near Mount Agung
Bali volcano 'critical' as 50000 evacuated from near Mount Agung

Waskita Sutadewa, spokesman for the disaster mitigation agency in Bali , said Monday that people have scattered to all corners of the island and some have crossed to the neighbouring island of Lombok. Mount Agung stands almost 10,000 feet tall, or about two miles above sea level, on the city's eastern shore. Fortunately, volcano eruptions take les...

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  • Hurricane Maria: Mandatory Evacuations Ordered in Parts of N. Carolina
Hurricane Maria: Mandatory Evacuations Ordered in Parts of N. Carolina

The Turks and Caicos islands, the southeastern Bahamas, and the central Bahamas are still under tropical storm warnings . The official NHC track forecast takes the storm between Bermuda and the East Coast, although she looks to approach and brush the Outer Banks early Wednesday .

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  • Trump announces new travel ban
Trump announces new travel ban

Most of the nations affected by the ban were part of an original travel ban on Muslim countries that Trump authorized shortly after taking office. This new ban is set to go into effect on October 18, more than a week after Supreme Court arguments against the current ban are scheduled to begin.

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  • Eagles RB Darren Sproles suffers broken arm against Giants
Eagles RB Darren Sproles suffers broken arm against Giants

Fletcher Cox went down early in the game with an ankle injury, but the pass-rush has more than enough talent to put up better numbers than they did. That has to count for something as well. While Jenkins gave a message of unity, sharing the Eagles' plan for the game. While the loss of Sproles will be big in the running, receiving and return ga...

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  • U.S. boy hammered to death by mother's ex while protecting younger sister
U.S. boy hammered to death by mother's ex while protecting younger sister

On Sep 1, Dante Daniels had been trying to protect his younger sister, Danae , 7, from Deandre Chaney Jr , 23, who was "engaged in the crime of committing a lewd act" on Danae , the report said, citing a police criminal report. Chaney is the boy's mother's ex-boyfriend. "Haha. He was a little", she said. As per a capture warrant, the kid...

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  • Shinzo Abe is about to call a snap election in Japan
Shinzo Abe is about to call a snap election in Japan

The election is to be held on October 22. Abe's speech came a day after Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it attacks the USA or its allies. A large majority of respondents - 78.8% - also said they were unhappy with the government's explanation of the land-sale scandal. Sakie Yokota, the 81-year-old mother of Megumi, who was...

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  • Jennifer Lopez announces $1M donation for Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts
Jennifer Lopez announces $1M donation for Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts

Ricardo Rossello said 70,000 people could be in danger on the USA territory if the dam failed. Meanwhile, Lopez announced that she's working with billionaire Mark Cuban and Dallas Mavericks star J.J. President Trump, Sec. Mattis, and DOD should send the Navy, including the USNS Comfort, to Puerto Rico now. Donald Trump has been criticis...

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  • Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in prison in sexting case
Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in prison in sexting case

Judge Loretta Preska followed prosecutors' recommendation last week that the 53-year-old Weiner be behind bars for roughly two years, after he tearily confessed in May to exchanging lewd messages with a high school sophomore. The once-rising star in the Democratic Party had faced up to 10 years in prison. "This is a serious crime that des...

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  • Recent tremors likely not nuclear tests
Recent tremors likely not nuclear tests

A South Korean expert said the quake could have been caused by geological stress created from the recent nuclear explosion. "We can't have madmen out there, shooting rockets all over the place", Mr Trump said. "So as of now, we are categorizing this as a natural quake", the official said. Monitoring groups estimate the nuclear test had a yield ...

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  • Trump calls North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un a 'mad man'
Trump calls North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un a 'mad man'

Because the USA president was speaking publicly on the world stage at the U.N., Kim thought he'd resort to "stereo-typed, prepared remarks a little different from what he used to utter in his office on the spur of the moment". His lengthy criticism of Trump ended: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". S...

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  • Jennifer Lopez, Gov. Cuomo Team Up To Help Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico
Jennifer Lopez, Gov. Cuomo Team Up To Help Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

Major League Baseball today announced a $1 million contribution to assist communities impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the natural disaster in Mexico. Lopez, who is of Puerto Rican descent and was born in the Bronx, said she hasn't been able to reach all of her family on the island. Power is down across the entire island.

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  • Sterling yo-yos after, as expected, but
Sterling yo-yos after, as expected, but "opaque" Brexit speech by Theresa May

The prime minister said that her government wants to negotiate a transitional phase which will give reassurance to British businesses and ensure a "smooth and orderly" exit from the EU. This will be much hard to negotiate than choosing to replicate an existing model, and will nearly certainly take longer to negotiate than the 12 months or so Britai...

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  • Donald Trump has accused Iran of plotting with North Korea
Donald Trump has accused Iran of plotting with North Korea

To put the missile's range in perspective, consider that the minimum range of an intercontinental ballistic missile is generally considered to be 5,500 kilometers (3,400 miles), while a medium-range missile can fly between 1,000 and 3,000 kilometers.

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  • Dam failure feared in Puerto Rico, thousands evacuated
Dam failure feared in Puerto Rico, thousands evacuated

Telephone service was also unreliable, with numerous island's cell towers damaged or destroyed. He has roughly $16,000-worth of perishable goods stored in his restaurant Nagoya Sushi & Tiki Bar - in jeopardy as the battered island waits for power and water to be re-established.

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  • Instant Analysis: Florida holds on for 31st straight over Kentucky
Instant Analysis: Florida holds on for 31st straight over Kentucky

Florida may have found more than just a way to win in the fourth quarter Saturday night in Lexington. Kentucky took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when Johnson hit wideout Blake Bone for a 14-yard touchdown pass. 52 yards later, he's stopped at the 10 yard line. Johnson hit tight C.J. Conrad for a 23-yard touchdown strike on the Wildcats' firs...

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  • Iran test-fires new ballistic missile defying U.S. warnings
Iran test-fires new ballistic missile defying U.S. warnings

Iran showed images of a missile test, claiming it has a range of 2,000 kilometers and can carry a payload of multiple warheads, up to 1,800 kilograms. Iran denies its missile development breaches the resolution, saying the missiles are not created to carry nuclear weapons. US officials say such "malign activities" go against the spirit of the 201...

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  • US Challenged by Rising North Korea Tensions, Russia Urges Calm
US Challenged by Rising North Korea Tensions, Russia Urges Calm

Trump's latest steps to punish foreign companies that deal with the North was the latest salvo in a US -led campaign to isolate and impoverish the government of Kim Jong Un until it halts the missile and nuclear tests. European Union ambassadors reached initial agreement to impose more sanctions on North Korea, going beyond the latest United Nation...

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  • Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation
Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

North Korea , earlier this month, had detonated a powerful hydrogen bomb at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the north-east of the country. US President Donald Trump's announcement that Beijing told its banks to stop dealing with North Korea is "not consistent with the facts", a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Friday, bu...

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  • China to limit oil supplies to North Korea
China to limit oil supplies to North Korea

The tremor occurred at 5.29 p.m., some 20 km southeast of the country's Punggye-ri nuclear site, where the regime conducted its sixth nuclear test on September 3, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. All of North Korea's previous six nuclear tests registered as earthquakes of magnitude 4.3 or above. Citing data from China'...

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  • Trump Slaps New Sanctions on North Korea
Trump Slaps New Sanctions on North Korea

President Donald Trump has announced a new order to help the U.S. target people, companies and banks financing and facilitating trade with North Korea . Here, the odds that United States intelligence would detect and interdict the North Korean vessel are higher. As with much that has transpired lately in the US-North Korea nuclear crisis, no o...

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  • Korea nuclear test site
Korea nuclear test site

An official at South Korea's meteorological agency said they were analysing the tremor, which they put at magnitude 3.0, but the initial view was that it was a natural quake. Textile imports to North Korea are also on China's ban, the commerce ministry said. With North Korea and the USA exchanging bellicose rhetoric over Pyongyang's relen...

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  • Georgia puts clamps on Mississippi St.
Georgia puts clamps on Mississippi St.

Fromm delivered the pass in stride for a 59-yard touchdown less than 2 1/2 minutes into the game. Nobody's quite ready to start comparing Smart's second bunch of the Bulldogs to any of Saban's Crimson Tide juggernauts. He used every bit of his 5-foot-10 and 225 yards on this humid night to torture anything in maroon and white in his way. Ford ran...

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  • China Limits Exports of Oil to North Korea, Bans LNG
China Limits Exports of Oil to North Korea, Bans LNG

North Korea produces little energy on its own, the BBC reported, but it refines some petroleum products from crude oil it imports - which is not included in the new ban. The world's second-largest economy imported and exported goods worth $604.27 million in August, up from $456.16 million in July, according to data from China's General Administrati...

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  • Two-thirds of Americans oppose preemptive strike on N. Korea
Two-thirds of Americans oppose preemptive strike on N. Korea

The joint poll by the Washington Post and ABC News found that 67 percent of respondents were in favor of an attack on the North only if the regime strikes the US or its allies first. In the latest show of military force, the US flew bombers off North Korea's eastern coast on Saturday. But only 37 percent of respondents trust Trump "a great deal" ...

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  • McCain announces opposition to Graham-Cassidy bill
McCain announces opposition to Graham-Cassidy bill

That is the only way we might achieve bipartisan consensus on lasting reform, without which a policy that affects one-fifth of our economy and every single American family will be subject to reversal with every change of administration and congressional majority.

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