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Thousands flee as Bali braces for volcanic eruption

Thousands flee as Bali braces for volcanic eruption The Indonesian national disaster agency (BNPB) said there had been more than 560 deep volcanic earthquakes recorded on Monday alone. The increased frequency of tremors shows the magma continuing to move towards the surface, with the mountain entering a "critical phase", the spokesman said. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court cancels arguments on previous Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court cancels arguments on previous Trump travel ban Unlike a prior ban, which was meant to be temporary, the new restrictions are set to continue indefinitely. With more tailored restrictions and the addition of countries with a non-Muslim majority, this new ban may prove more hard to fight in court, but since these new restrictions are indefinite rather than 90 days long, the fight against them is more crucial than ever. [Full Article...]

Korea welcomes new U.S. sanctions against N. Korea

Korea welcomes new U.S. sanctions against N. Korea North Korea could test a powerful nuclear weapon in the Pacific ocean, said the country's foreign minister in response to US President Donald Trump's threats of military action. The fresh sanctions allow the government to cut access to the American financial system of any foreign financial company that conducts business with North Korea. [Full Article...]

3.4 magnitude quake detected in North Korea

3.4 magnitude quake detected in North Korea Tempers were high after US President Donald Trump called North Korean leader a "madman", a day after Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged US dotard" who would face the "highest level of hard-line countermeasures in history". North Korea , he added, will also never willingly give up its growing nuclear arsenal. "There are locations that look like kind of early versions of North Korea's Walmart",... [Full Article...]

Republican Senators Oppose Graham-Cassidy

Republican Senators Oppose Graham-Cassidy Unless the White House and party leaders can persuade at least one of the three to come around, three GOP "no" votes will be enough to kill the legislation because all Senate Democrats oppose it. "I'm concerned about the impact on cost and coverage", she said. A showdown vote would have to occur this week to give Republicans any shot at reversing their debacle on the issue in July, when the ... [Full Article...]

State could be hit hard by Obamacare repeal

State could be hit hard by Obamacare repeal Rand Paul of Kentucky, a fellow Republican , had already come out strongly against it, as had Republican Sen. Biden is among the many longtime colleagues who has been in touch with McCain since his diagnosis, and the two are scheduled to reunite next month, when Biden presents the senator with the National Constitution Center's Liberty Medal. [Full Article...]

Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile

He said: "Exiting such an agreement would carry a high cost for the United States of America, and I do not believe Americans would be willing to pay such a high cost for something that will be useless for them". State broadcaster IRIB carried footage of the missile test without giving its time and location. The missile is named Khorramshahr after the Iranian city where the first major engage... [Full Article...]

Spanish crackdown provokes Catalans to seek independence: Pundit

Spanish crackdown provokes Catalans to seek independence: Pundit Police say the cell had acquired at least 100 kilograms of highly explosive acetone peroxide (TATP) and planned to fill vans with it in order to blow up various important landmarks in Barcelona . NAIJ.com earlier reported that hundreds of thousands of Catalans rallied on Monday, September 11 , to demand their region's secession from Spain, in a show of strength three weeks ahead of an independ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation denies placing political ads on Facebook during U.S. election

Russian Federation denies placing political ads on Facebook during U.S. election Facebook's ad platform makes it easy to find groups of people who might be convinced to support a particular candidate's beliefs, or even just to vote in the election, without being directly told to do so. "We can't prevent all governments from all interference". The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence panel would have the changes go farther. Zuckerberg said that using Facebook to influe... [Full Article...]

Britain says suspends training of Myanmar military following violence

Britain says suspends training of Myanmar military following violence Pence repeated a United States call for the Myanmar military to end the violence and support diplomatic efforts for a long-term solution for the Rohingya, who are denied citizenship in a country where many Buddhists regard them as illegal immigrants. [Full Article...]

50 countries signed the UN's Nuclear ban treaty

50 countries signed the UN's Nuclear ban treaty Besides the United States and Russian Federation, which are believed to have the largest nuclear arsenals, Britain, China, France, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea all have nuclear bombs. Absent from the signing ceremony were the five permanent U.N. Security Council seat holders - Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States - which all possess the destructive devices. [Full Article...]

Bongino on 'Dreamers' Confronting Pelosi: 'A Dumb Strategy All Around'

Bongino on 'Dreamers' Confronting Pelosi: 'A Dumb Strategy All Around' DACA provides a work permit and temporary reprieve from deportation for youth brought to the U.S.as children without legal permission, if they meet certain criteria. "While I respect the concerns of the people who came to our meeting, we are not in a situation where we can say all or none", she said. "It's absolutely essential to our country". [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israel

Egypt's Sisi urges Palestinians to unite, co-exist with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in New York, September 18, 2017. The Egyptian president joined Netanyahu for talks with then U.S. is not happy with the lack of progress in human rights in Egypt and a recent law on non-governmental organizations (NGOs), stating "we want to see improvements". [Full Article...]

French President Defends Paris Agreement, Iran Nuclear Deal

French President Defends Paris Agreement, Iran Nuclear Deal The French president added that he had made his position clear to both Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani when he met with them on Monday. "I think we're looking forward to doing that", Trump said. Macron at the elaborate display of tanks, soldiers on horseback and military jets flying overhead. Addressing the General Assembly, Netanyahu, who vehemently opposes the deal with Iran, call... [Full Article...]

Exercise Zapad 2017 held in territory of Russian Federation

Exercise Zapad 2017 held in territory of Russian Federation Russia's week-long Zapad military exercises went disastrously wrong either Monday or Sunday when one of the helicopters fired several missiles at audience members , The Moscow Times reports. The Defense Ministry denial cited September 18, a different day that the claimed incident in the NTV report. A video of eyewitnesses was published, where during the training there was an inefficient la... [Full Article...]

Strong natural disaster shakes Mexico, damaging buildings and causing panic

Strong natural disaster shakes Mexico, damaging buildings and causing panic People look through debris of a building that collapsed when a quake rattled Mexico City on September 19, 2017 , on the 32nd anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake. "I really thought the building was going to fall", reporter Emily Green told NPR from Mexico City. Mexico's seismological agency set the magnitude at 6.8 and said its center was east of the city in the state of Puebla. [Full Article...]

Paul Richardson catches game-winning TD with dislocated finger

Paul Richardson catches game-winning TD with dislocated finger But in the fourth quarter, the 49ers gave up a go-ahead touchdown when Wilson scrambled from pressure and threw a 9-yard touchdown pass on third-and-7 with 7:06 remaining. Before the game, punter Jon Ryan's wife, comedian Sarah Colonna, appeared to do a little trolling of the Seahawks' offense , tweeting "I love my husband". [Full Article...]

3 in Associated Press Poll

3 in Associated Press Poll The Aztecs are ranked No. 22 in the AP poll and No. 25 in the Coaches poll. Here's look at the complete AP Top 25 . With the win, Vandy is 3-0 to start the season for the first time since 2011, James Franklin's first of three with the program. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire for Third Consecutive Day; Border Security Force Officer Killed

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire for Third Consecutive Day; Border Security Force Officer Killed Jammu: Jammu and Kashmr's Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today visited the Government Medical College and Hospital here to enquire about the condition of the people injured in shelling by Pakistani troops in Arnia sector of Jammu district last night. [Full Article...]

USA judge sides with 'sanctuary cities' in Trump immigration battle

USA judge sides with 'sanctuary cities' in Trump immigration battle A federal judge ruled on Friday that the USA attorney general can not block funding to so-called sanctuary cities after current Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced plans earlier this year to do just that. Emanuel has said Chicago will not "be blackmailed" into changing its values as a city that welcomes immigrants. The Trump administration, on the other hand, has accused sanctuary c... [Full Article...]


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