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North Korea says strike on US is ‘inevitable’ as Pentagon flies bombers off coast – Fox News

North Korean foreign minister rebukes Trump at UN Greg Palkot reports from South Korea North Korea’s foreign minister called U.S. President Donald Trump “a mentally deranged person full of megalomania” and promised a strike on the American mainland was “inevitable” in a blistering speech to the United Nations General Assembly Saturday. The address […]

Where are the world’s nuclear weapons? – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Where are the world’s nuclear weapons? – CNN

6.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, already coping with earlier disasters from previous earthquakes – kfor.com

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said, rattling a country still coming to grips with the devastation from two stronger temblors earlier this month. Saturday’s quake was centered in Oaxaca state near Matias Romero, a town about 275 miles southeast of Mexico City. Roughly speaking, the epicenter […]

Iran shows test of new ballistic missile, defying Trump – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: “it will be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by rogue newcomers to the world of politics.” Time Iran’s Khoramshahr missile is displayed by the Revolutionary Guard during a military parade marking the 37th anniversary of Iraq’s 1980 invasion of Iran.(Photo: Ebrahim […]

Mexico City Quake Jolts Complacency Over Code Enforcement – New York Times

But what spared this metropolitan area of 21 million was, at least in part, luck. The 1985 earthquake was 30 times more powerful than the one on Tuesday. It toppled apartment and office towers, killing more than 10,000 people. Tuesday’s earthquake, while centered closer to the capital, struck hardest at smaller, less populated buildings, taking […]

North Korea: Trump and Kim call each other mad – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump are trading insults after the US president’s UN speech Kim Jong-un has said remarks by “deranged” US President Donald Trump have convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea. In an unprecedented personal statement, Mr Kim said Mr Trump would “pay dearly” […]

Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Structural Damage at Dam Prompts Evacuations in Puerto Rico – New York Times

According to the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Guajataca Dam is an earthen structure, 120 feet high and nearly 1,000 feet long. It was built in the mid-1920s by the Army Corps of Engineers, but is now owned by the power authority. It lies across the Guajataca River, forming a reservoir that can hold […]

Trump announces new US economic sanctions targeting North Korea over nuclear program – Washington Post

NEW YORK — President Trump announced new U.S. financial sanctions Thursday that target North Korea and foreign companies or individuals that do business with the rogue nation, whose escalating nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have reached what U.S. officials consider a crisis point. The new penalties seek to leverage the dominance of the U.S. financial system by forcing […]

Hurricane Maria Live Updates: In Puerto Rico, the Storm ‘Destroyed Us’ – New York Times

Puerto Rico remained in the throes of chaos and devastation Thursday as the remnants of Hurricane Maria continued to dump rain on the island — up to three feet in some areas. Flash flood warnings persisted, according to the National Hurricane Center, with “catastrophic” flooding “especially in areas of mountainous terrain.” The strikingly powerful storm […]

May to Reboot Brexit Strategy by Requesting Transition Period – Bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will on Friday propose a period of transition after Brexit takes effect in March 2019, aiming to give certainty and clarity to companies worried about the looming split. In a much-anticipated speech in Florence, Italy, May will seek a time-limited implementation phase that the BBC reported will run for two […]

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