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by | September 07, 2017 | 08:58

And he criticized the mayor's relationship with the city police department. De Blasio's job-approval rating plummeted over the summer to a 50 to 42 percent margin, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released in late July. "You're not a cheerleader". And he pledged to restore respect for the NYPD , which he said had been missing under de Blasio . They also agreed on whether the Red Sox should be punished for spying on the Yankees, even though the mayor, from Boston, is a Red Sox ...

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:43

Immediately after the explosions, the state government had set up a special court under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act to hold trials in the case. Siddiqui was convicted under Section 3 (3) of the TADA Act, The Indian Express reported. The prosecution had said that Salem too deserved death, but it can not demand the maximum penalty for him because of the terms of the extradition treaty with Portugal.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:42

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry released a statement saying it was "deeply concerned over reports of growing number of deaths and forced displacement of Rohingya Muslims " and urged Myanmar to investigate reports of atrocities against the community.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:32

After closing out five days of talks in Mexico City , Lighthizer said that he considers Trump's views in every decision he makes in negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement. While in Mexico Unifor also continued its role as advisor to the Canadian negotiating team, a role it will resume during the next talks scheduled to take place in Ottawa in the coming weeks.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:29

Gradual strengthening is forecast and Jose is expected to become a hurricane later on Wednesday. Jose presently does not pose any threat to land and there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Rainfall could reach 8 to 12 inches across the northern Leeward Islands , with some areas seeing up to 18 inches. Jose is moving west-northwest at about 13 miles per hour and is expected to speed up in the next two days.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:26

Earlier, five members of the task force were sent to College Station, Texas, to help manage the Federal Emergency Management Agency Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces. Tyus said he's going to continue monitoring the team and communicating with them daily from Colorado. Barakey is the deputy task force leader. Kohn said they expect the task force will be gone seven to 10 days.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:11

As of its 10 p.m. update, the NHC said Katia was 200 miles east of Tampico, Mexico, and 195 miles north-northeast of Veracruz, Mexico. "The system will likely end up moving inland over the northern coast of southeastern Mexico sometime late this week or this weekend", said AccuWeather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski.

by | September 07, 2017 | 08:08

Schumer and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin gave credit to Republicans who have already voiced support for a legislative solution on DACA, with Durbin specifically calling out South Carolina Sen. Ryan also said any immigration legislation the House would consider would have to have the support of Trump. Democrats are solidly behind the Dreamers , but need Republican votes to keep the program alive.

by | September 07, 2017 | 07:40

China's United Nations ambassador Liu Jieyi also issued a noncommittal rebuke of North Korea, stating following the test , "China will never allow chaos and war on the peninsula". President Donald Trump , however, accused South Korea of appeasement and repeatedly threatened to kill the US-South Korea free-trade agreement. But, he indicated, other avenues for pressure would come first.

by | September 07, 2017 | 07:37

Local news station WBTV reports that mayoral candidate Kimberley Paige Barnette wrote a message on her Facebook page that said, " Vote for me ..." She could not be immediately reached, but the post appeared to be later taken down. "Other people judge me". During a televised debate last month, she criticized protests in Charlotte which were sparked by police-involved shootings, calling the demonstrations 'an expression of Democratic behavior'.

by | September 07, 2017 | 07:36

The bilateral summit between Moon and Abe was held on the sidelines of the regional economic summit, Eastern Economic Forum, in Vladivostok, Russia. "And as part of that they agreed to push for more powerful United Nations sanctions", Park said after Moon and Abe spoke for about 20 minutes by phone.

by | September 07, 2017 | 06:51

East Chicago Acting Fire Chief Francisco Mendez told reporters that officials " can confirm there was at least one detonation ", which occurred inside the building, according to WGN . Authorities are searching the rest of the post office. The Porter County bomb squad, along with agents from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were investigating at the scene.

by | September 07, 2017 | 06:24

Instead, it's expected to curve up into the open Atlantic and become a major hurricane - Category 3 or more - with winds up to 115 miles per hour. The storm is predicted to move northwest , apparently missing the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Haiti and Cuba. Tropical Storm Jose's maximum sustained winds had increased to 70 miles per hour.

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:41

Trump then tweeted that the U.S.is considering stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea . The White House said Trump told Moon that Washington was willing to approve arms sales to bolster its defense capabilities.

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:40

Rosenthal said. When students return to class Thursday, they will find something new on the menu: Free lunch for everyone. WABC-TV reports that schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said that an additional 200,000 students will be able to receive free lunch through the Free School Lunch for All program.

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:22

Mr Turnbull and Mr Trump agreed China is the country with the greatest leverage over North Korea and with that leverage comes the greatest responsibility. 'President Trump reaffirmed his commitment to defending the homeland, territories, and allies of the United States, using all available diplomatic and military capabilities.

by | September 07, 2017 | 05:20

It was not immediately clear if the draft resolution had the support of North Korean ally China. "The president will consider that at the appropriate time once he gives the United Nations time to act", Mnuchin told reporters. Read the report, "Getting Real on Sanctions Is Key to Pressuring North Korea ", by Melanie Hart and Renee Ding. Some diplomats estimate that between 60,000 and 100,000 North Koreans work overseas.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:56

The latest advisory shows the distinct eye of Hurricane Irma was located near latitude 16.8 North, longitude 58.4 West. On Wednesday morning it was about 40 miles north of Antigua. If people in Miami , Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale are forced to leave, it could lead to one of the largest mass evacuations in the history of the United States, with up to 6 million people affected.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:43

President Trump and top Democrats agreed Wednesday to support a three-month deal to raise the federal debt limit. Democratic congressional leaders announced Wednesday that they had reached a deal with President Trump in an Oval Office meeting to pass hurricane relief funding this week, along with measures to push off pressing fiscal deadlines to December - over the apparent objections of Republican leaders.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:41

But our country's patience is not unlimited. "We will defend our allies and our territory", Haley said. President Trump responded to the test in a series of tweets on Sunday morning, calling North Korea unsafe and chastising South Korea for what he said was an attempt to "appease" the country.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:14

Instead, U.S. officials, including United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley, have amped up the rhetoric, suggesting North Korea is "begging for war" and rejected any suggestion of holding talks until after Pyongyang gives up its nuclear program.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:13

That's at least according to his buddy Dennis Rodman, who defended the 33-year-old dictator during an appearance on ITV's " Good Morning Britain ". Rodman, if you'll recall, enjoys a odd affinity with Kim, even choosing to ignore the dictator's brutality to the people under his rule, people who know him told the Chicago Tribune .

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:08

Almost 80 percent of the textile exports went to China. In addition, according to figures from the International Trade Centre, a joint World Trade Organisation-United Nations agency, the North imported $115 million-worth of refined oil products - which could include petrol and aircraft fuel - from China past year.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:06

The building houses offices for state Sen. The man, whose name hasn't been released, was able to enter the building by following an employee who used their identification card to swipe into the building, California Highway Patrol Sgt. The officer shot the man three times and contacted the station to report a "suspect down", said CHP Officer Peter Nicholson. The street in front of the building has been closed, reported the LA Police Department.

by | September 07, 2017 | 04:01

Jose is the 10th named storm of the season. Elsewhere, Tropical Storm Jose in the eastern Atlantic is expected to gradually strengthen and form into a hurricane. Hurricane Jose will likely become a hurricane before the end of the week, but it's most likely to stay in the middle of the Atlantic, far from land, and Hurricane Katia will landfall in Central Mexico at the start of the weekend.