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Russian Federation destroys remaining chemical weapons

Russian Federation destroys remaining chemical weapons Russian Federation signed the CWC in 1993 and launched a program to dispose of its arsenal in 1996, which allowed it to join the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW), the watchdog of the convention, a year later. "We expect that Russia's efforts on eliminating chemical weapons will serve as an example for other countries", he said. "We expect that the United States, like o... [Full Article...]

More supplies needed as villagers flee Vanuatu volcano

More supplies needed as villagers flee Vanuatu volcano Ambae island evacuees in the wake of the Manaro Voui volcano eruption. Villagers close to the volcano have been moved to schools and community halls on the island's less vulnerable eastern and western regions. The New Zealand government has announced it is sending an RNZAF P-3K2 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft to monitor Manaro Voui and the two other volcanoes, Benbow and Lopevi, now erupting... [Full Article...]

Macklemore to Abbott:'I'm gonna go harder'

Macklemore to Abbott:'I'm gonna go harder' Spokesman, David Goodwin , said it was "bizarre" that the song was being performed at half time and millions of Australians disagreed with its message. After one of the show hosts suggested that Macklemore should "go harder" because of the petition, the singer-songwriter said, "I'm gonna go harder, I'm going to love". [Full Article...]

'I'm not hospitalized,' Cochran says in response to Trump's tweet

'I'm not hospitalized,' Cochran says in response to Trump's tweet After that date, procedural rules in the Senate will make it much more hard for Republicans to pass any type of healthcare reform this year without at least some Democratic support. Most other bills can be filibustered - when debate over a proposed piece of legislation is extended - and would need 60 votes to end the filibuster, or invoke closure. [Full Article...]

Pitbull praised for Puerto Rico jet loan

Pitbull praised for Puerto Rico jet loan A Brunswick woman with family in Puerto Rico is now pleading for the US government to act quickly. A flotilla of ships and thousands more military personnel are being sent to Puerto Rico, the Trump administration announced . From basic items like body care supplies, to bathroom supplies, cleaning supplies, to the critically needed, each item has been boxed up to go to the island to make a dif... [Full Article...]

California Moves Presidential Primary Election to March

California Moves Presidential Primary Election to March Super Tuesday, the jam-packed day of presidential primary voting every four years, may get supercharged in 2020 with California joining the pack, bringing along its prize of the most delegates. Jerry Brown signed into law Wednesday. The measure received bipartisan support in the Legislature and was supported by the state's secretary of state. [Full Article...]

We've not declared war on North Korea, Says US

We've not declared war on North Korea, Says US North Korea had successfully developed miniaturized nuclear weapons that could be outfitted on a missile's warhead according to U.S . intelligence. "If we take that option, it will be devastating". "But I'll fix the mess", Trump said. "[Kim] is acting very badly", said Trump at the White House Tuesday. He said sanctions would have no effect on Pyongyang's resolve to develop its nuclear we... [Full Article...]

Strangely endearing giant ginger rat discovered

Strangely endearing giant ginger rat discovered However, similarly to its rat cousins, the vika likes to climb high up, and can often be found hanging out at the top of trees in the rainforest. But extensive trappings, spotlight searches and motion-activated "camera traps" led by Lavery failed to reveal the storied rat. [Full Article...]

Killed, 1 Injured in Rockfall From Yosemite's Famed El Capitan

Killed, 1 Injured in Rockfall From Yosemite's Famed El Capitan This is the area where Horsetail Falls flows in winter and spring conditions. A rockfall of undetermined size occurred in Yosemite National Park Wednesday afternoon at about 1:55 p.m. Gediman said the injured person was being taken to a hospital near the park. Many were on the wall, as this is the height of climbing season, and one person is confirmed dead. [Full Article...]

Pakistani Finance Minister Indicted On Corruption Charges

Pakistani Finance Minister Indicted On Corruption Charges On the direction of special judge Mohammad Bashir the administration of the accountability court wrote letters to the inspector general of the Islamabad police, senior superintendent of police and others, expressing displeasure with the way security officials work during the appearance of high profile personalities and after their departure. [Full Article...]

U.S. slashes number of refugees it is ready to resettle

U.S. slashes number of refugees it is ready to resettle The number of refugees actually admitted to the country, which can fall below the cap, dropped to its lowest in the fiscal year after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks with only around 27,000 admitted. The officials who briefed reporters on Wednesday emphasized that the USA remains the world's leading donor of humanitarian assistance, and leads in permanent resettlement of refugees (with a ver... [Full Article...]

Gujarat High Court lawyers protest Justice Jayant Patel's reported transfer

Gujarat High Court lawyers protest Justice Jayant Patel's reported transfer I was not keen to go to Allahabad. Lawyers in Karnataka are also set to boycott work for one day, Advocate-general Madhusudan R Naik told The New Indian Express. Meanwhile, this wasn't the first time that Patel had been tranferred just before he was due for a promotion. The Gujarat High Court Advocates' Association has said it will file "appropriate legal proceedings" before the Supreme Court ... [Full Article...]

North Korea moves airplanes after USA dispatches bombers: Spy agency

North Korea moves airplanes after USA dispatches bombers: Spy agency North Korea's top diplomat on Monday called President Donald Trump's warnings to Pyongyang a declaration of war, and said his country would be within its rights to shoot down United States warplanes in global airspace. The US Defence Department estimated in 2015 that North Korea has 1300 planes, mostly Soviet-era models. This prompts criticism that Moon is undermining the principle of a "peaceful ... [Full Article...]

Trump's Tactics Have North Korea Asking For Advice

Trump's Tactics Have North Korea Asking For Advice The decision came less than three weeks after Pyongyang staged its sixth and apparently most powerful nuclear test so far. "What we hope to do is avoid war, but we can not discount that possibility", McMaster said . A recent private intelligence study detailed how the North Korean hackers have dramatically ramped up a bitcoin "mining" operation, and analysts say Pyongyang may be bent on... [Full Article...]

United States has not declared war on North Korea: White House

Trump said North Korean problem should be resolved many years ago, "It could have been solved much more easily n, many administrations have wrecked us, but I will deal with this problem and we will see what happens with North Korea ". US President Donald Trump also talked tough on the DPRK. In a press conference yesterday in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said sides "hope t... [Full Article...]

US 'Totally Prepared' for 'Devastating' Action Against N. Korea

US 'Totally Prepared' for 'Devastating' Action Against N. Korea North Korea's top diplomat said Monday that President Donald Trump's tweet that leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" was a declaration of war against his country by the United States. The U.S. chose to publicize the show of force because North Korea's radars failed to spot the aircraft, Yonhap News reported, citing Lee Cheol-woo, the head of the intelligence committee of South Ko... [Full Article...]

North Korea Escalates Rhetoric Against Trump | HuffPost

The foreign minister opened his brief remarks in Korean by saying that over the last few days, the U.N. and the worldwide community have clearly wished "that the war of words between the DPRK and the United States will not turn into real action". [Full Article...]

USNS Comfort Is Heading to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria Relief

USNS Comfort Is Heading to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria Relief And at the end of the day, Puerto Rico is a part of the United States, so we cannot overlook that island. The singer's anger stems from the humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Maria . In his tweets , Trump highlighted Puerto Rico's long-running debt problems and antiquated electrical grid. Nightside reporter Mark Rivera is here to break down who is responsible for Puerto Rico's ... [Full Article...]

Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctic glacier

Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctic glacier Pine Island Glacier (PIG) is the fastest melting glacier in Antarctica-one that's responsible for a quarter of the frozen continent's ice loss, around 45 billion tons of ice each year. When it comes to the future of sea level rise, it'd be much better for all of us if ice shelves stayed ice shelves. But it's not the size of the iceberg that's worrying, as Christopher A. [Full Article...]

France's Macron calls for joint European Union defence force

France's Macron calls for joint European Union defence force Separately he is seeking a joint EU civil defence force that could respond to natural disasters such as the hurricanes that hit European overseas territories in the Caribbean in recent weeks. But the result of Sunday's election means her room for manoeuvre is now far tighter than even she might have expected. But less than five months into his five-year term, Macron faces the threat that Merke... [Full Article...]


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