UN Security Council condemns N.Korea over missile launch

[North Korea: In this undated photo distributed on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, celebrates what was said to be the test launch of an intermediate range Hwasong-12 missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the […]

Protesters fill St Louis streets after ex-cop acquitted of murdering black man

By Valerie Volcovici and Kenny Bahr ST. LOUIS, Sept 16 : Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis streets on Friday, and some briefly scuffled with police, after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man suspected of dealing drugs. With National Guard […]

Bangladesh warns Myanmar over border amid refugee crisis

By Ruma Paul DHAKA, Sept 16 : – Bangladesh has accused Myanmar of repeatedly violating its air space and warned that any more “provocative acts” could have “unwarranted consequences”, raising the possibility of a deterioration in relations already strained by a refugee crisis. Nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar have crossed into Bangladesh since […]

US judge sides against Trump in fight over ‘sanctuary cities’

By Suzannah Gonzales CHICAGO, Sept 16 : A federal judge on Friday barred the US Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities in retaliation for limiting cooperation with the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber was in response to a legal challenge […]