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Sep 03 2017

Tremor strikes in North Korea: USGS

More and more news is coming regarding North Korea and its leader Kim Jong Un . North Korea has "further upgraded its technical performance at a higher ultra-modern le...

Sep 03 2017

Japan: North Korea tremor was a nuclear test

Experts and outside governments are skeptical of the hydrogen claim, but it is nearly impossible to independently confirm North Korean statements about its highly sec...

Sep 03 2017

Cabinet rejig: Thrust on merit but eye on political goals too

The much-awaited reshuffle in the Modi cabinet will take place on Sunday at 10:30 am at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and their portfolios are likely to be announced later in ...

Sep 03 2017

North Korea claims to have produced 'hydrogen bomb missile warhead'

Other countries dismissed the claim for lack of evidence, but experts have said that the North may have tested a "boosted" atomic bomb, in which a small amount of thermon...

Sep 03 2017

GJM to demand separate Gorkhaland in meeting with Mamata Banerjee government

During the meeting the members also unanimously resolved to expel Binoy Tamang, Assistant General Secretary and Anit Thapa, Central Committee Member from the party and re...

Sep 03 2017

Cabinet Reshuffle: PM Modi's Last Jig Before 2019 General Elections!

He said ministers, including Dharmendra Pradhan , Piyush Goyal and Manoj Sinha, are likely to be promoted. Reports say that Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari w...

Sep 03 2017

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to help Harvey victims

More volunteers, including himself, are standing by, waiting to go on deployment. "Volunteers will help provide food, water and comfort to those displaced because of t...

Sep 03 2017

President Trump returns to Texas to meet with 'families' affected by Harvey

He added that there's "a lot of love". Harvey has largely consumed Trump's attention since it slammed into the Texas coast last Friday night. The Trumps walked th...

Sep 03 2017

South Korea could double weight of warheads after talks with Trump

Eliminating the possibility of new negotiations could limit US options. However, he said North Korea doesn't appear to be interested in negotiating and the United Sta...

Sep 03 2017

Colorado construction crews unearth triceratops skeleton

Workers unearth a fossil of a triceratops dinosaur discovered by construction workers on August 25 in Thornton, Colo. The dinosaur's horns and its shoulder bones have b...

Sep 03 2017

North Korea 'has missile-ready nuclear weapon'

Experts and officials have said North Korea could conduct its sixth nuclear test at any time, and that the reclusive country has maintained a readiness at its nuclear tes...

Sep 03 2017

Trump has pledged $1 million to Harvey relief, White House says

She said Trump had asked that she check "with the folks in this room" because "you are very good at research and are doing a lot of reporting" as to which organizations a...

Sep 03 2017

Remnants of Harvey may bring regional rain

Friday may start with some more showers, but the best chance for severe weather is in the afternoon on Friday . Locally, over a half inch of rain fell in many areas o...

Sep 03 2017

US Warplanes Simulate Strikes Against North Korea's 'Core Facilities'

It made a specific reference to U.S. forces being based in Hokkaido - the island that the North's missile flew over. We certainly hope not, but with two unpredictable a...

Sep 03 2017

North Korea claims to have more advanced hydrogen bomb

The tremor is only 10km deep, the USGS said. During the tenure of Kim Jong Un , North Korea has been actively pursuing developing a nuclear device that would be small ...

Sep 03 2017

Envoys say court decision an "important moment" for Kenya

Odinga claimed after the election that the electoral commission computer servers had been hacked. Opposition leader Raila Odinga speaks at a news conference outside t...

Sep 03 2017

White House Could Move to Withdraw From South Korea Trade Agreement Soon

In an effort to create better trade deals for the USA a new report claims President Trump is preparing to withdraw from its Free Trade Agreement with South Korea. The Nor...

Sep 03 2017

Arkansas governor announces deployment of 1500 guardsmen to Texas

The Nebraska Guardsmen are part of the state's larger CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high-yield Explosive) Enhanced Response Force Package (CERF-P...

Sep 03 2017

United States average retail gasoline price rises to $2.59/gallon: AAA

The Athol resident knew oil prices are on the rise after Hurricane Harvey forced the closure of two crucial Gulf Coast oil refineries. He says it won't last forever. Al...

Sep 03 2017

USC 21, Western Michigan 21, early fourth quarter

USC needed only three plays to move 83 yards to reclaim the lead at 35-28 thanks to a 37-yard Jones run and, after a WMU field goal, put the game away on Carr's 52-yard s...