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September 23, 2017 7:42 PM North Korea says rockets to US 'inevitable' after Donald Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'rocket man'

UNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) - North Korea said on Saturday targeting the US mainland with its rockets was inevitable after “Mr Evil President” Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, further escalating rhetoric over the North’s nuclear weapons and missile programmes. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho’s remarks to the United Nations General 3

September 23, 2017 1:11 PM Small North Korean quake likely natural, not nuclear test: Experts

BEIJING/SEOUL: A small earthquake near North Korea's nuclear test site on Saturday (Sep 23) was probably not man made, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. Chinese earthquake officials said the magnitude 3.4 quake detected at 0829 GMT was a "suspected 3

September 23, 2017 5:08 AM E-scooter catches fire in Serangoon Gardens, sending sparks shooting 2 storeys high

SINGAPORE - An electric scooter caught fire in a Serangoon Gardens estate on Friday (Sept 22) night, with sparks from the flame shooting two storeys high, according to eyewitnesses. Mrs Sandra Tan, who lives right across from 26 Sommerville Road where the e-scooter caught fire, told The Straits Times on Saturday that she was in her study room on the second 3

September 23, 2017 4:20 AM Frida the rescue dog emerges as hero of Mexican earthquake

MEXICO CITY: For a country still in mourning and counting its dead from Tuesday's devastating earthquake, Frida the Navy rescue dog has emerged as a source of inspiration and pride in the search for survivors. Known for her custom-made doggy goggles and boots, the 7-year-old yellow Labrador has become a social media star, appearing on one man's tattoo 3

September 17, 2017 4:56 AM Police hunt for other potential suspects in London train attack

LONDON (AFP) - British police were hunting Sunday (Sept 17) for further potential suspects after arresting an 18-year-old man in the ferry departure area of the port of Dover on suspicion of involvement in the bombing of a London Underground train. The man, who has not been named, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of committing, preparing or instigating 4

September 16, 2017 2:30 PM British police raid address near London in train attack probe

LONDON (AFP) - British police raided a home near London on Saturday (Sept 16) just hours after making their first arrest in the investigation into the bombing of an underground train a day earlier. An 18-year-old man was detained at Dover port, one of the country’s main links to Europe, with officers describing the development as a significant step in their 3

September 16, 2017 2:29 AM Police search for assailant who detonated bomb in London subway as terror threat level raised to critical

LONDON (Washington Post, NYTIMES) - Police in London were searching for the assailant who detonated a homemade bomb on Friday (Sept 15) that sent a scorching blast of flame and smoke through a London subway car, injuring at least 29 rush-hour commuters and sending panicked crowds scrambling for safety in what police called a terrorist incident. As of Friday 5

September 16, 2017 2:20 AM Police hunt Parsons Green Tube bomber

A huge counter-terrorism operation is now under way at  Parsons Green in west London,after this morning’s explosion on board a crowded Tube train. Witnesses described the panic as a “huge fireball” went off,  sending a “wall of flame” through the carriage. Twenty-nine people were hurt, none seriously. Police are searching for the person who planted the device 3

September 16, 2017 2:20 AM Parsons Green Tube passenger: I thought my life was over after the blast

A passenger who saw the explosion on a Tube train in west London on Friday morning says she thought she was going to die. The blast happened in rush hour on the District line at Parsons Green and is being treated as a terrorist incident. Twenty-two people are being treated in hospital, mostly for burn injuries. Hundreds of detectives are looking for the person 2

September 15, 2017 9:22 AM Parsons Green: London Tube blast treated as terror incident

An explosion on a Tube train in south-west London is being treated as terrorism, Scotland Yard has said. Passengers were injured following the blast at 08:20 BST (07:20 GMT) at Parsons Green station. Pictures show a white bucket on fire inside a supermarket bag, but do not appear to show extensive damage to the inside of the carriage. The Metropolitan 5