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Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes second woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes second woman Defence Minister after Indira Gandhi However, the promotion of ministers of state with independent charge - Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi - to a cabinet rank was nearly on expected lines. Almost all media organisations who had been predicting various names of possible gainers and losers were proved wrong in a substantive measure as nine new ministers of state - four of whom are for... [Full Article...]

US, Japan, South Korea make show of force after Pyongyang missile test

US, Japan, South Korea make show of force after Pyongyang missile test It said the possible range would be sufficient to reach the USA military bases on Guam Island, which North Korea has threatened to target its vicinity with missiles, a rhetoric that heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington , reports Efe news. [Full Article...]

Trump says nuclear test shows North Korea remains unsafe to US

Trump says nuclear test shows North Korea remains unsafe to US North Korea showed no sign of backing down. The KMA initially announced the first quake was 5.6 magnitude. The Tokyo government has registered a protest with the North Korean embassy in Beijing , he said . statement", Japan's Ambassador to the United Nations , Koro Bessho, told reporters after the meeting. "The US has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 ye... [Full Article...]

May in Japan seeking 'model' trade deal for post-Brexit UK

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged the United States to refrain from military action against North Korea in a phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on August 30. As well as talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on boosting security and defence co-operation, Mrs May will be pushing for progress on an "ambitious" trade deal re... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation calls in USA diplomat to protest alleged office search

Russian Federation calls in USA diplomat to protest alleged office search Russian Federation ordered the cuts late last month in retaliation for the US's new sanctions legislation that President Donald Trump begrudgingly signed . Consulate officials, in response, described the move as an "unfriendly" step on the part of American authorities and warned that it will hurt both Russian citizens living in the area and Americans seeking tourist visas to Russia. [Full Article...]

Japan's Princess Mako gives up Royal Status to Wednesday former classmate

Japan's Princess Mako gives up Royal Status to Wednesday former classmate The pair met five years ago while studying at Tokyo's International Christian University. Details of their wedding have not been decided, and palace officials say the ceremony is expected sometime around autumn next year. He is the eldest son of Toshikatsu Komuro, a former employee of the Yokohama city government, who died in 2002, and his wife Kayo, 51. Princess Mako (right) is engaged to Kei... [Full Article...]

San Francisco Heat Continues to Sizzle With Record Breaking Temperatures

San Francisco Heat Continues to Sizzle With Record Breaking Temperatures Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said Saturday that no injuries have been reported and no buildings burned. It burned near where a June wildfire came perilously close to hillside homes. Only one home has burned and no one has been injured as the blaze grew to almost 8 square miles and prompted evacuation orders for more than 600 homes in Los Angeles, Burbank and Glendale. [Full Article...]

North Korea claims it successfully tested hydrogen bomb

North Korea claims it successfully tested hydrogen bomb Sept 1999: Declares moratorium on long-range missile tests amid improving ties with US. In a high-level national security meeting, South Korea President Moon Jae-in called the move a "an absurd strategic mistake" that will lead to the global community further isolating Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Guitarist and Co-Founder, Dies at 67

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Guitarist and Co-Founder, Dies at 67 The pair formed the band at Bard College in NY and their jazz-flavoured music saw them sell 40m records. Their final album, 2003's Everything Must Go , marked the first time Becker sang lead vocals on a Steely Dan song. Also soul music and Chicago blues . "My friend, you were every one of them". Safe to say, relatively few of the band's legions of record buyers could have picked Becker out of ... [Full Article...]

Trump administration seeking $7.85 billion 'down payment' on disaster funding

Trump administration seeking $7.85 billion 'down payment' on disaster funding Some flooding in western Houston happened because the US Army Corps of Engineers intentionally released water from two reservoirs, Turner said. As the rain has subsided and the focus has moved from rescue to rebuilding, chemical plant fires , lack of drinking water and still-swollen waterways mean many residents are still focused on simply surviving. [Full Article...]

Labor Day weekend weather forecast calls of sunshine in Denver

Labor Day weekend weather forecast calls of sunshine in Denver Highs will be in the mid to upper 60s and low-mid 70s across the area with dry conditions! This will allow some more sunshine to build in Saturday and Sunday . Clouds are in place for the afternoon. It will be sunny on Saturday with highs around 70. Along with Saturday's cooler temperatures, rain is in the forecasts . [Full Article...]

DPRK top leader inspects nuclear bomb making institute

DPRK top leader inspects nuclear bomb making institute The apparent test came just hours after North Korea claimed that its leader has inspected the loading of a hydrogen bomb into a new intercontinental ballistic missile. South Korea's President is to chair a National Security Council meeting. Hours after the North's sixth nuclear detonation, an announcer on its official Korean Central Television declared: "The hydrogen bomb test was a ideal... [Full Article...]

Kenya's Supreme Court Voids Kenyatta's Re-election, Orders Re-run

Kenya's Supreme Court Voids Kenyatta's Re-election, Orders Re-run The ruling contradicts reports issued by most election observers, both local and global, including the former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry , who commended the Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for running a fairly credible election. [Full Article...]

Theresa May secretly agrees £50bn Brexit bill

Theresa May secretly agrees £50bn Brexit bill Meanwhile Britain's Brexit secretary's says Brussels has a "silly" approach to talks over the UK's withdrawal. The EU is trying to "play time against money", Davis said on the BBC , after the bloc's negotiator, Michel Barnier, last week said the talks still had done nowhere near enough for there to be a prospect of moving on to trade discussions after October. [Full Article...]

This Week In Texas Energy: All Harvey, All The Time

This Week In Texas Energy: All Harvey, All The Time Gas prices are on the rise nationwide a week after Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, shuttering refineries and the southeast Texas portion of the Colonial Pipeline. As Americans celebrate the final holiday weekend of summer, prices at the pump could continue to rise beyond Labor Day. Gulf coast refineries typically produce 5 million barrels of oil per day, almost one-third of the nations refining cap... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom will not be pressured by European Union timetable: Davis

United Kingdom will not be pressured by European Union timetable: Davis Davis clashed with European Union counterpart Michel Barnier this week over the Brexit divorce bill, which the bloc has put at 100 billion euros ($118 billion), a figure Britain rejects. "We meet global obligations - also want to leave in orderly and smooth manner and in order to do that it's best to leave on amicable terms, on proper terms on negotiated terms and don't just walk away", he added... [Full Article...]

Another storm posing a threat to US, Caribbean

Another storm posing a threat to US, Caribbean According to the 5 p.m. forecast data from the National Hurricane Center , Irma now has 115 miles per hour winds, moving to the west-northwest at 15 miles per hour. Most of the attention surrounding Irma is focused on where the storm could hit. Confidence is high that Irma will be a long-lived hurricane that will be within at least a few hundred miles of the Lesser Antilles about a week from n... [Full Article...]

President's Nomination for NASA Administrator — NASA Internal Memo

President's Nomination for NASA Administrator — NASA Internal Memo The congressman is a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology and a former head of the Tulsa Air and Space Museum, Oklahoma's Tulsa World reports. James Bridenstine of Oklahoma to lead NASA Friday, a move that has some Republicans riled. President Donald Trump has announced his picks for two prominent science-related positions in his administration. [Full Article...]

Florida Sens. Rubio, Nelson Skeptical of Trump's Pick for NASA

Florida Sens. Rubio, Nelson Skeptical of Trump's Pick for NASA Bridenstine's name was originally thrown into the hat for NASA administrator shortly after Trump won the election. Marco Rubio of Florida, who told Politico he would prefer an administrator who has the "respect of the people who work there from a leadership and even a scientific perspective". [Full Article...]

Man charged in disappearance of Temple University student

Man charged in disappearance of Temple University student Hupperterz in Hawley Pa approximately 141 miles from Philadelphia where he was taken into custody and transported to Central Detectives for further investigation into the disappearance of Jenna Burleigh . "I will always fight for what's right. And my journey is just getting started". According to court records, Hupperterz pleaded guilty in 2013 to theft from a motor vehicle and in 2011 to p... [Full Article...]


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