• Over 40 nations ink nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers
Over 40 nations ink nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

Scores of police were soon on the scene but did not appear to be intent on brining the protest to a quick end. NATO on Wednesday condemned a United Nations treaty banning nuclear arms as unrealistic and warned that it risked undermining the worldwide response to North Korea's atomic weapons programme.

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  • Pakistan, Iran reaffirm commitment to enhance trade
Pakistan, Iran reaffirm commitment to enhance trade

The former interior minister further said terrorists from Afghanistan come inside Pakistan and wreak havoc on the locals but neither Afghanistan nor the United States had ever spoken about the need for in-house cleaning in Afghanistan. The two leaders had met on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in NY late on ...

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  • Special Counsel's Office Interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
Special Counsel's Office Interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

Rosenstein told The Associated Press in June that he would recuse from oversight of Mueller's investigation if necessary and warranted, though he has not done so as of Wednesday and it was not clear when or if he meant to. Of particular interest to Mueller's team are records of the meeting Trump had with Russian government officials in the Oval Off...

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  • Thieves targeted Grenfell Tower wreck after London fire disaster
Thieves targeted Grenfell Tower wreck after London fire disaster

The 24-storey social housing block, home to a poor, multi-ethnic community, was destroyed on June 14 by a fire that started in a fourth-floor flat in the middle of the night and rapidly engulfed the whole building. Stuart said officers had been shocked. "Outside of counter-terrorism investigations, this is the biggest investigation the [Met] is u...

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  • Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) Closed 21.7% Above Its 50 Day Average
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) Closed 21.7% Above Its 50 Day Average

Rovida Advisors Inc. augmented its position by buying 103,800 shares an increase of 79.1% as of 06/30/2017. Orbital ATK is the product of many mergers a of rocket companies that included Morton Thiokol, which operated the Elkton site for many years.

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  • Jimmy Kimmel rips senator for lying about new health care bill
Jimmy Kimmel rips senator for lying about new health care bill

Late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel did not mince words Tuesday night when he addressed the recently proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana invoked Kimmel's name by coming up with a " Jimmy Kimmel Test ", which according to the ABC host entailed "no family should be denied medical care, emergency or otherwise becaus...

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  • Iran says it will not be the first to violate nuclear deal
Iran says it will not be the first to violate nuclear deal

The meeting will be the highest-level U.S. After Rouhani, the highlights of Wednesday's second day of leader speeches at the United Nations assembly were to include Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Britain's Theresa May. "Taking a definitive stand against Trump is only the beginning of the path", said General Mohammad Ali Jafari, accord...

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  • 'Every time I met with him': Hillary Clinton on Vladimir Putin's 'manspreading'
'Every time I met with him': Hillary Clinton on Vladimir Putin's 'manspreading'

She has actually even faulted the people who advised her to visit the U.S. state of Wisconsin, a state she cavalierly ignored during her campaign, and a misstep now seen as the canary in the coalmine illustrating the Democratic Party's complacency and hubris.

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  • Everyone loves the Zimbabwe delegation's reaction to Trump's United Nations speech
Everyone loves the Zimbabwe delegation's reaction to Trump's United Nations speech

President Donald Trump prepares to speak at the United Nations General Assembly in NY on September 19, 2017. "We all have our doubts about whether or not that's going to be enough", he said , "and so we have to prepare all options". The United States is ready, willing and able, but hopefully this will not be necessary. Frankly, that deal is an...

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  • Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission
Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission

The court was offering a detailed ruling as to why it annulled the August 8 election and ordered a fresh presidential vote within 60 days. The post Supreme court bashes IEBC for Kenyatta's voided election appeared first on Vanguard News .

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  • Trump meets Qatari emir, predicts quick end to crisis
Trump meets Qatari emir, predicts quick end to crisis

Qatar is open to dialogue, he said. The quarter issued a list of 13 demands and five broaded principles to Qatar, which Doha has rejected saying it infringes of its sovereignty. According to a Bloomberg report, Saudi Arabia and the UAE planned a regime change in Qatar by taking a military action at the early stages of the dispute.

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  • Three Storms in the Atlantic Threaten the US East Coast
Three Storms in the Atlantic Threaten the US East Coast

The US National Hurricane Center stated that people in the Lesser Antilles, including Puerto Rico as well as the British and US Virgin Islands, should monitor the development of the storm system as it moves northwest. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Martinique, Barbados, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Tropical storm warnings ...

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  • Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY

The Times of Israel lauded Sisi for his courage: "In meeting publicly with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has once again proved that he is the bravest Arab leader in the region". Although Israel and Egypt have close security ties, Egypt has downplayed its peace treaty with Israel. Furthermore, he said,...

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  • Ga. Tech LGBT student leader shot to death by police
Ga. Tech LGBT student leader shot to death by police

The violence-apparently inspired by the belief that police overreacted for shooting Schultz-has resulted in three people being charged so far. The non-binary, bisexual, intersex student was pronounced dead on Saturday night at the hospital after they were shot by campus police .

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  • Boris Johnson may resign before the weekend
Boris Johnson may resign before the weekend

Mr Johnson said: "We are working together, that is the key thing, to make sure that Britain can take advantage of the opportunities of Brexit". "No. On Monday, the Prime Minister attempted to stamp her authority on the matter, by stating "This Government is driven from the front ". Mr Johnson and Mrs May are both in NY, but no formal meeting...

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  • Trump and Latin American leaders to discuss pressure on Venezuela
Trump and Latin American leaders to discuss pressure on Venezuela

General Assembly in NY on Tuesday. President Trump said Monday the U.S.is prepared to "take further action" to intervene in Venezuela's democratic collapse - apparently hinting once again at a possible military campaign there. "We are people of peace - peaceful people - and we want relations of mutual respect", Arreaza told reporters at the Uni...

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  • Calm Prevails Syria's Newly Liberated Deir Ez-Zor
Calm Prevails Syria's Newly Liberated Deir Ez-Zor

A commander in a militia of the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) confirmed Syrian army units had crossed and said his fighters were ready to drive them back. "We have asked for explanations from the coalition. and necessary action to stop these jets". She added that the US-backed SDF captured areas from ISIS "without any fighting" in ...

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  • Kurdish referendum to breed 'new crises', Erdogan warns
Kurdish referendum to breed 'new crises', Erdogan warns

Iraq's ethnically-mixed and contested city of Kirkuk was on a nighttime curfew on Tuesday after clashes erupted there the previous night between Kurds and Turkmen amid preparations for the controversial Kurdish independence referendum next week, a local Turkmen official said .

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  • Florida Residents Still Without Power in Wake of Irma
Florida Residents Still Without Power in Wake of Irma

Hurricane Irma has left a path of destruction in its wake and resulted in a major headache for insurance companies as they grapple with a severe scarcity of insurance adjusters in Florida . Residents were allowed to return throughout the Keys on Sunday, a week after Irma struck. "Overall, its appearance and the presence of a cut nail suggests i...

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  • Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details
Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details

Pressed on whether that might include so-called "kinetic" options that use lethal force, Mattis said: "I don't want to go into that". Asked whether there were any military options the United States could take with North Korea that would not put Seoul at grave risk, Mattis said: "Yes there are".

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