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North Korea Nuclear Test Rocks Parts Of China

North Korea Nuclear Test Rocks Parts Of China

For context, the bomb dropped on Hiroshima by the United States had a 15-kiloton yield. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono was the first to confirm the existence of a test based on data provided by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Photos released by the Korean Central News Agency show Kim observing a silver, bulbous metal casing. The shape shows a marked difference from pictures of the ball-shaped device North Korea released in March a year ago, and appears to indicate the appearance of ...


US President Trump to donate 1 million dollars to Texas flood relief

US President Trump to donate 1 million dollars to Texas flood relief

Trump's plan would make passage of a debt limit increase virtually certain, athough some Republicans are balking at the idea. The US government is subject to a cap - or debt ceiling - on how much it can borrow. House Speaker Paul Ryan and another Republican are urging President Donald Trump not to rescind federal protections for immigrant children whose parents brought them to the country illegally.


Change PM in Cabinet reshuffle, says Congress

Change PM in Cabinet reshuffle, says Congress

Apart from them, BJP MPs Ashwini Kumar Choubey (Bihar), Virendra Kumar (Madhya Pradesh) and Shiv Pratap Shukla (Uttar Pradesh) will be part of it as well. Minister of State for Skill Development Rajeev Pratap Rudy resigned on Thursday night from the Union Council of Ministers, while six others are believed to have offered to resign from their posts, ahead of much-speculated reshuffle shortly.


North Korea may have conducted 6th nuclear test, reports say

North Korea may have conducted 6th nuclear test, reports say

Its fifth detonation, in September past year, caused a 5.3 magnitude quake and according to Seoul had a 10-kiloton yield - still less than the 15-kiloton United States device which destroyed Hiroshima in 1945. "The chinese Centre of seismic monitoring has also reported a jolt from land-based sources of 6.3, caused by an explosion presumed", and located at a depth of "zero", the government has said in a press release.


WB police carried out op without permission: Sikkim police

WB police carried out op without permission: Sikkim police

Party supremo Bimal Gurung had earlier rebuked Tamang and Thapa for agreeing for second round of talks even after Mamata Banerjee had stated that formation of Gorkhaland was beyond her jurisdiction. "This is a gross violation as far as Sikkim's security is concerned", he said. "But they intercepted us and prevent us from bringing some of the suspects over".


Key US Gasoline Pipeline Aims To Carry More Fuel By Sunday

Key US Gasoline Pipeline Aims To Carry More Fuel By Sunday

To make matters worse, the Marietta man was forced to fill up with premium as the Citgo along South Cobb Drive had run out of both regular and mid-grade gasoline. Crews will have to inspect the portions of the pipelines in Houston that are underwater to resume operations. Gasoline prices have risen more than 17.5 cents since August 23, before the storm began.