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by | October 02, 2017 | 00:57

Iraqi troops now in Turkey and Iran were expected to start enforcing control over the border crossings out of the Kurdish region Saturday morning. Iraq's Defence Ministry said on Friday it plans to take control of the borders of the autonomous Kurdistan region in coordination with Iran and Turkey.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:42

Dr Brad Roberts, who served as U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defence for nuclear and missile defence police between 2009 and 2013, is now in Australia briefing officials about regional dangers. Prof. Yang Moo-jin of the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul believes Russian President Vladimir Putin could be an apt intermediary between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S.

by | September 30, 2017 | 16:01

He said security forces had killed 18 al-Shabaab militants. Al-Shabab claimed 21 had been killed. At least seven people were allegedly killed and several others were reported injured after a bomb blast took place near a marketplace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday morning.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:57

The city is slated to cover nearly 2 million square feet in the desert near Dubai , and the design takes into account its location, with some of the walls incorporating desert sand via a 3-D printer. The Mars Science City Museum will educate visitors about space exploration. The report says that team building the structure is tasked with using advanced 3D printing techniques, and heat and radiation insulation to mimic the harsh environment of our neighbor, www.engadget.com reports.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:54

Mattis is the first member of US President Donald Trump's cabinet to visit the war-torn country since Trump pledged to stay the course in America's longest war. That attack was claimed both by the Taliban and by the Islamic State extremist group. The Russian Foreign Ministry indicated that the U.S. military proceeded with its claims that Russia supported Taliban militants in order to divert worldwide attention from the USA failures in Afghanistan.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:50

Paul Nuttall quit as UKIP leader after the general election, which saw UKIP's vote share shrink to 1.8% at the general election from 12.6% in 2015 - the year before the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Asked at a press conference whether that fate had been averted by his victory, Bolton said, "Absolutely, yes". In the event Marie Waters won, Nigel Farage had threatened to set up a new party.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:48

Prince Harry has proved that he certainly knows how to win a girl's heart - make her smile and give her popcorn! Once he realised what was happening to his dwindling food, Harry proceeded to pull faces at Emily. The 33-year-old royal was photographed at the Sitting Volleyball Finals, sitting next to British parasport athlete and former royal engineer David Henson and his family.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:44

Wednesday evening's gala event took place in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, where the leftist Israeli government at the time encouraged the establishment of the first settlement in the occupied West Bank in September 1967. "His latest statement about Israel "occupying only 2% of the West Bank" declaring that "Israeli settlements are part of Israel" is not only false and misleading but contradict global law, United Nations resolutions and also the historical U.S.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:43

It said in a blog post that it will actively bid for those spots against other comparison-shopping services and treat its Google Shopping unit as a separate company that needs to turn a profit. The commission has said that Google met its deadline to offer concessions but has not commented on whether the moves would actually bolster competition.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:41

The statement said the original Taliban attackers had fired several rounds of high-explosive ammunition, including mortars, in the vicinity of the Kabul airport . "We will not abandon Afghanistan to a merciless enemy trying to kill its way to power", Mattis told reporters in reference to the Taliban. "This is a classic definition of what the Taliban are up to right now", he said.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:43

Of the eight prototypes, four will be made of concrete and the other four will be built of alternate or " other materials ", according to the agency. The concrete designs are less useful right along the border, officials said, and will likely be used as secondary fencing set back a bit. Roy Villarreal, acting chief of the Border Patrol's San Diego sector, told reporters another contractor will evaluate each model, which will be up to 30ft (nine metres) high and 30ft long.

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:44

Officials from the European Commission, the EU executive, have repeatedly fended off questions on the Catalan crisis with variations on the same response: "The commission respects Spain's constitutional order and legal framework". Madrid says the constitution bars a regional administration to call such a vote and that it is exclusively a responsibility of the central government.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:39

The manner of death was undetermined, but Sammarco said it could have happened naturally had he undergone cardiac arrest. Otto's parents declined an autopsy, so the investigation was limited to an external examination. Dr. Daniel Kanter, director of Neurocritical Care Program at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, said his coma was likely caused from cardiac or respiratory arrest, which decreases blood supply and results in the death of brain tissue.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:42

The previous record was the 6:52.01 set by the all-wheel-drive Lamborghini Huracán Performante in 2016. It recently set an insane time of 6:47.3. This makes the GT2 RS a full 10 seconds quicker at the 'Ring than the 918 Spyder supercar, and it makes everything written about the Huracan Performante holding the Nurburgring record suddenly incorrect.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:38

Building the deep space gateway will allow engineers to develop new skills and test new technologies that have evolved since the assembly of the International Space Station , Nasa said. NASA is expected to start the ambitious Deep Space Gateway (DSG) project in the 2020s. "At the first stage, [the deep-space gateway] is supposed to use the American superheavy SLS in parallel with the domestic heavy rockets Proton-M and Angara-A5M ", Roscosmos officials said .

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:38

The growth of state-owned CRRC on the global stage led to speculation that a multi-billion dollar merger between Bombardier , Siemens or Alstom would be reached to counter the Chinese company's expansion. The deal would dilute French control over Alstom, which shrank dramatically in 2015 when the company sold its electric turbine division to US industrial conglomerate General Electric Co.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:54

September 26-A wildfire burning in the Santa Ana Mountains near Corona grew to 2,500 acres overnight as firefighters increased evacuations to 500 homes, the Orange County Fire Authority said Tuesday. Evacuation orders were in place for multiple streets in Corona: Dominguez Ranch, San Alamada Road, San Ponte Road, San Viscaya Circle, San Sebastian Circle, San Ramon, San Alvarado, Mt.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:51

In its bid to demonstrate the military options available to defeat any threat, United States bombers have flown close to North Korea's east coast as tension rise over Pyongyang's missile activities. Though the US, South Korea, and Japan all have advanced jets that could easily shoot down an approaching North Korean jet before it got close enough to strike, the US and North Korea are observing a cease fire, and not actively at war.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:50

On Monday, President Trump signed a memorandum that will give K-12 schools $200 million each year to implement and expand computer science programs. It is unclear just how these dollars are getting into the classrooms but Ivanka says the administration is reaching out to state governors to alert school districts to apply for these grants.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:46

Syrian troops on Monday crossed to the eastern side of the river where the SDF, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting with the US-led coalition, has also been advancing. ISIS has controlled the Conoco gas field since 2014. The SDF's advances have been on the eastern bank of the river. Meanwhile, in France, the presidential palace said in a statement that President Emmanuel Macron had "learned with great sadness" of the death of a soldier from the 13th regiment of paratroopers ...

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:50

Pointing to the initial attack by the insurgent Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, known as ARSA, he said: "It is the responsibility of every government to fight against terrorism and protect innocent civilians". The ambassador said there are several reasons for the exodus and "prominent among them is the fear factor". "We strongly urge the Government of Myanmar to end the violence, stop the destruction to lives and properties, allow immediate unimpeded access for the delivery of ...

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:47

The move comes after intense pressure over the past few years from labor groups and from some competitors who raised their minimum wage first. Experts believe the decision is meant to keep Target ahead of Wal-Mart and other competitors, as each vies for potential employee talent.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:45

Iraq's central government rejected the vote long before it was held, and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has warned of "follow-up steps to protect the unity of the country". Iran upped the pressure on Sunday, announcing it had blocked all flights to and from Kurdistan at Baghdad's request. The State Department said last week the referendum would preclude the possibility of negotiations with the Baghdad central government, and present a high cost for "all Iraqis, including Kurds".

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:00

That is about 20km (12m) south-east of where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, an official from the Korea Meteorological Administration in Seoul said . "It could be a natural quake that really was man-made as the nuclear test would have transferred a lot of stress", he said. The seismic activity came just hours before North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, who warned on Thursday that North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an ...

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:57

Aaron said the gunman was wearing a "neoprene mask, best described as a ski mask" when he showed up at the church during Sunday services. The the gunman shot himself near in the face when the man returned. Police have not released the name of the shooter, who was among the wounded being treated at the hospital. Another person was pistol whipped by the shooter and taken to a local hospital.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:55

Asked at a regular briefing about Trump's comment , Lu said, "As far as I know, what you have mentioned just now is not consistent with the facts". Image caption Dotard has been going up in internet searches since Kim Jong-un used it to describe Trump . It was the first time for a North Korean leader to issue such a direct statement against a United States president, dramatically escalating the war of words between the former wartime foes and raising the worldwide nuclear standoff ...

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:59

Recently, North Korea conducted its sixth most powerful nuclear test on September 3, attracting United Nations sanctions and criticism from the global community. The Pentagon said no other United States fighters or bomber aircraft have flown so far north of the Demilitarized Zone off North Korea's coast in the 21st century.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:55

The officer, who was shot in the lower torso area, along with the suspect were taken to a hospital for treatment. The suspect was hospitalized in unknown condition following the 3:20 a.m. The ATF, FBI, State Police and officers from several local departments came to help. Police say Monroe barricaded himself inside the home for hours.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:58

Hurricane Maria is expected to soon create unsafe waves and strong rip currents along parts of the southeast US coast as the Category 3 storm moves away from the Bahamas and into open water. This storm has winds of 45 miles per hour and is moving north northwest at 3 miles per hour. Tropical storm force winds extended out as far as 80 miles (120 kilometers) in some directions.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:52

However, after McCain's "no", if Paul remains a "no" and Collins also declares definitively she won't vote for the bill, Republicans openly acknowledge that's the ballgame. The Republican leader is also keeping a close eye this week on the Senate race in Alabama, where Republican Sen. "This is a bad idea, not repealed".

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:51

And it turns out Pyongyang is thinking of testing a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean, according to Ri Su Yong, North Korea's foreign minister. On Thursday he released a statement in which he said about Trump , "He is unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country, and he is surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire, rather than a politician".

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:53

Mr Kim ended his statement by saying he would "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". "The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea", the president said in his address.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:51

She stated several present crises in the world like terrorism, climate change, hatred, security issues need to be solved for the progress of the nation. Both countries claim Kashmir, and have fought two of their three wars over the Himalayan region, which they have disputed since partition and independence in 1947.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:41

London mayor Sadiq Khan, who supported TfL's decision not to renew the taxi firm's license, is standing his ground, but appeared open to the possibility of Uber being granted a license in future if they were willing to change they way they operate.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:37

Wages, along with those of Kurdish peshmerga fighters, made up 80 percent of the region's budget revenues. They urged "all outstanding issues between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government to be resolved, in accordance with the provisions of the Iraqi constitution, through structured dialogue and compromise supported by the worldwide community".

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:37

Iranian state TV showed footage of the test , but did not say when or where the test was conducted. On Friday, the Iranian armed forces commemorated the 1980-1988 war with Iraq by holding a parade in which Iran's most advanced military power and abilities are showcased.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:43

Unlike his predecessors, who took commercial flights for business trips within the US, Price used the HHS's budget to travel on private jets to a resort in ME for a health care industry Q&A, as well as community health centers in New Hampshire and Pennsylvania.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:43

The Wisconsin Elections Commission plans to work together with federal, state and local elections officials on the plan to prevent any security breaches. Homeland Security told Wisconsin that the Russian government "scanned internet-connected election infrastructure likely seeking specific vulnerabilities such as access to voter registration databases, but the attempt to exploit vulnerabilities was unsuccessful", he said.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:42

Trump has vowed that North Korea will never be allowed to threaten the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile, but he has also asked China to do more to rein in its neighbor. China in turn favors an worldwide response to the problem. Instead, he said, the worldwide community should strictly implement the sanctions imposed on North Korea by the U.N.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:37

The president also praised China's central bank for ordering other Chinese banks to stop doing business with Pyongyang. Kim said Trump "will face results beyond his expectation" in a statement released early Friday, three days after Trump gave his speech.