by | September 03, 2017 | 14:20

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassure Japanese business leaders about Brexit on Thursday, while also joining Japan in calling on China to use its influence to pressure North Korea to halt its nuclear weapons and missile development.

by | September 03, 2017 | 14:19

North Korea's weapons program has been progressing at a rapid pace under leader Kim Jong Un. Seoul's weather agency and the Joint Chiefs of Staff said an artificial 5.7 magnitude quake occurred at 12:29 p.m. A South Korean trade ministry official said the government has been "thoroughly preparing for all possibilities" and would negotiate with Washington with an open attitude.

by | September 03, 2017 | 14:13

A pause in missile launches by North Korea could point toward possible dialogue with the U.S., Tillerson said, adding, "We need to see more on their part". "Eventually we will make it back to diplomacy, but at least for the time being, I think the reaction of the USA will be to not expect that talks will take place in the near future, and to focus USA energy on increasing sanctions", said Samore, who is now with the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.

by | September 03, 2017 | 14:12

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 3, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) looking at a metal casing with two bulges at an undisclosed location. That was revised up from an initial report of 5.6. The US and its allies attempt to detect blast material to gauge North Korea's progress, but Pyongyang has become better at containing it as its nuclear program has evolved.

by | September 03, 2017 | 13:34

Nitish Kumar, in fact, said he had no information about the cabinet reshuffle. BJP sources, however, played down the confusion over whether or not the two parties will join the government, saying things will fall into place before the event.

by | September 03, 2017 | 13:15

Witnesses in the Chinese city of Yanji, on the border with North Korea , said they felt a tremor that lasted roughly 10 seconds , followed by an aftershock. The missile flew 2,700 kilometers, far short of its 4,000 kilometer range, over northern Japan , which is about 500 kilometers less than the distance between Pyongyang and Guam.

by | September 03, 2017 | 13:02

This isn't the first time Walmart has helped with disaster relief and recovery. Marco Franco Hernandez, a Red Cross coordinator, said his team had prepared as part of an global program that included the United States. The volunteers who loaded up and left the Savannah area days ago are joining more than 2,000 other disaster workers for what will be a week-long effort to return some sense of normalcy to storm victims in Texas .

by | September 03, 2017 | 13:01

With PM Narendra Modi deciding to go in for a major Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday morning and even as questions loom large over the performance of many of his colleagues, one issue that becomes clear is that it is a real major rejig. The prime minister also reviewed the progress of the Smart Cities Mission and appreciated the participation of cities in the challenge route, the statement said.

by | September 03, 2017 | 11:16

The Trump proposal, which is being finalized pending White House consultations with key Republicans , is likely to be just a fraction of an eventual Harvey recovery package that could rival the $100-billion-plus in taxpayer-financed help for victims of 2005's Hurricane Katrina.

by | September 03, 2017 | 09:02

North Korea's recent nuclear tests have also happened exactly on the hour. North Korea is intent on developing a nuclear-armed ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental U.S. Its last one was conducted almost a year ago on September 9. As part of the North's weapons work, Kim was said by his propaganda mavens to have made a visit to the Nuclear Weapons Institute and inspected a "homemade" H-bomb with "super explosive power" that "is adjustable from tens (of) kiloton to hundreds ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:40

In Beijing, North Korea's ally China warned that war is not an option in finding a solution to Pyongyang's growing nuclear capabilities. According to the US military, American Marine Corps F-35B fighter jets based in Japan joined Air Force B-1B bombers from Guam on Wednesday for the first time, flying over parts of South Korea and practicing attack capabilities with South Korean aircraft.

by | September 03, 2017 | 08:05

The president is returning to Texas on Saturday to survey flood damage and is also expected to travel to Louisiana to review recovery efforts from the storm. The actualisation of the President's promise still draws a bit of skepticism owing to consistent questions Trump has faced about his personal donations since Washington Post reported a year ago that he had a poor track record of delivering on promises to give money.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:58

Saturday will be cloudy with a high temperature of 70 degrees, the service said. Rain will continue off and on into Friday , with a few more storms possible during the afternoon. Consequently, the heaviest rain is still in the extreme east of Texas and central and southern portions of Louisiana. Looks like storm totals (by the end of this week) will wind up in the 20- to 30-inch range for most places, with isolated amounts to 40 inches.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:50

Seoul said that while North Korea has twice before fired rockets it said were carrying satellites over Japan - in 1998 and 2009 - it has never before used a ballistic missile, which is unambiguously designed for military strikes. The president and Mattis's remarks come after North Korea launched a ballistic missile early Tuesday that flew over Japan. "Talking is not the answer", he wrote.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:43

May, whose visit came shortly after North Korea launched a missile over Japan , said the global condemnation of the launch needs to be matched with action. The Global Times, a publication of the official People's Daily of China's ruling Communist Party, criticised an earlier comment of May's comment calling for more pressure from China.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:24

The development comes days after North Korea launched a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile over Japan, prompting an angry response from the United States and regional allies. North Korea conducted its fifth test last September. Photos released by the North Korean government showed Kim talking with his lieutenants as he observed a silver, peanut-shaped device that was apparently the purported thermonuclear weapon destined for an ICBM.

by | September 03, 2017 | 07:14

But now the superintendent is trying to figure out when school can restart, as many buildings and neighborhoods are flooded and thousands of children are scattered in shelters. She said the district's priority is meeting the needs of students as they come in. "As educators we understand and value that the social and emotional well-being of our students, as well as their physical health, directly impacts their ability to fully access learning opportunities".

by | September 03, 2017 | 06:42

The West Bengal police had put in a prayer for transit remand. Continuing the investigation of the shoot out yesterday where the alleged involvement of Kalimpong SP and his team was found that lead to death of one Dawa Bhutia of Kalimpong, the post mortem of the body was conducted at Namchi District Hospital by a team of doctors.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:47

Judges ruled by a majority of four to two that the win by President Uhuru Kenyatta was "null and void" as a result of irregularities committed by the election board. Kenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for judicial reforms in the country after the Supreme Court annulled his victory in the August election.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:44

Meanwhile, it is learned some of the key White House officials like National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn and Defense security adviser H.R. McMaster have been urging the president not to scrap the deal. "We have no announcements at this time", the spokeswoman added. "The president and Nebraska have a basic disagreement about trade", Sasse said in a statement.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:37

The Minnesota National Guard's 34th Combat Aviation Brigade is an Army National Guard unit that supports disaster response operations by providing aviation capabilities - both UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. Gen. Daryl Bohac, Nebraska adjutant general. "This is what we train for; this is why America has a National Guard". This is why America has a National Guard.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:33

Wednesday the average for a gallon of gas in Virginia is $2.19. "We're in MA, this was in Texas", Pierce said , referring to Hurricane Harvey . Abbot said he also signed a waiver addressing certain regulations on fuel truckers to ensure gasoline supplies can be more swiftly delivered to Texas from other states.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:27

LOS ANGELES USC's national championship hopes looked set to take a hit on Saturday, amid a back-and-forth affair with Western Michigan . Jones totaled 159 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries, nearly nine yards per clip. USC football is looking for a great season with quarterback Sam Darnold who threw for 3086 yards and 31 touchdowns against an interception last season.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:19

Murder charges will be filed against Joshua Hupperterz, 29, who was last seen with Burleigh on Thursday morning, according to the report. Police believe Burleigh and Hupperterz had just met before they left from the bar. When asked about the suspec'ts legal history, police said he had "prior contact with law enforcement". She was then taken to the Jenkintown property and then to Wayne County, he said.

by | September 03, 2017 | 05:08

It further quoted a White House spokeswoman as saying, "discussions are ongoing, but we have no announcements at this time". Evgeniy Kim, senior researcher at the Center for Korean Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute of Far Eastern Studies told RT that some elements of the South Korean military are keen to deploy United States nuclear weapons on South Korean territory as a deterrent, despite the opposition of President Moon Jae-in.