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Mattis: Many Options for 'Total Annihilation' of North Korea

Mattis: Many Options for 'Total Annihilation' of North Korea

As the U.S.'s options narrow down to either a military strike against North Korea or an acceptance of its status as a nuclear weapons state, some experts in America are willing to consider the second. Based on seismic measurements, its likely to be the largest nuclear test of the six conducted by the North. In his remarks, Mattis said they had made clear to the president that the United States has the ability to defend itself and its allies - South Korea and Japan - from any attack.


Kenya's Odinga sets conditions to take part in poll re-run

Kenya's Odinga sets conditions to take part in poll re-run

The appointments were announced hours after opposition leader Raila Odinga said his coalition would not participate in the re-run unless some officials were removed and its voting technology audited. Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips, reporting from the Kenyan capital, Nairobi , said Odinga's camp had various demands for the election to be carried out in a fair way.



South Korea's Moon says North Korean provocations complicate situation on Korean peninsula

Following the test , the sixth and reportedly most powerful to date, Pyongyang claimed it had secured the technology to mount hydrogen bomb warheads on intercontinental ballistic missiles. The US president took that diplomatic pressure a step further on Sunday, warning that he was considering "stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea".


Arkansas State University Game Against Miami Cancelled Due To Hurricane Irma Fears

Arkansas State University Game Against Miami Cancelled Due To Hurricane Irma Fears

City officials said residents should comply whenever Miami-Dade County issues an evacuation. "The decision to cancel these athletic contests is hard, especially as some are scheduled to take place away from Miami". In addition, district and bankruptcy court operations in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, including probation, will be closed on Thursday and Friday.


Deadlines loom, and Congress faces a massive reckoning

Deadlines loom, and Congress faces a massive reckoning

Funding for federal agencies runs out when the 2018 fiscal year begins on October 1. Pass a spending bill: Without a bill to fund the USA government, it could forced to rely on stop-gap funding or shut down. The smartest bet at this point: Congress funds the government for a month or two with a measure that doesn't include the border wall and delays the big fight until 2018, when it wrestles with DACA at the same time .


Jose and Katia become hurricanes

Jose and Katia become hurricanes

It's slowly moving toward the southeast, according to the hurricane center, but could move as fast as 90 miles per hour before making landfall. Katia was moving slowly toward the east-southeast near 5 miles per hour (7 kph), and little motion is expected during the next day or so.