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Russia moves to veto fresh UN sanctions on North Korea

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Abe wants Russian Federation and China to play a larger?role in dealing with Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes.? "The sanctions imposed by the worldwide community have proved somewhat effective; however sanctions can not shake Pyongyang's determination to possess nuclear weapons in the current geopolitical climate", a Global Times column published Tuesday read . Read More »

Pipe bombs found after explosion at IN post office

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The female employee was transported to St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, according to FBI Special Agent Bob Ramsey. Her condition has not yet been reported by officials. NWI reporter Lauren Cross tweeted that a bomb disposal robot was brought onto the scene. About 8:30 p.m., bomb squad officials could be seen huddled outside the post office building. Read More »

New storm forms, may turn hurricane by Friday

Katia and Jose are now not expected to have direct impacts on the U.S. However, Hurricane Irma's story is still being written. Additional strengthening is forecast, and Jose is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night. The most updated forecast for the storm does not list any land hazards at this time, but said the Leeward Islands should monitor the storm's progress. Read More »

US Navy Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim Jong Un

He obviously likes the Chicago Bulls, he asked me to come over and I said yes. "There's no point in giving into emotions and backing North Korea into a corner", Putin said. But the longer diplomacy is delayed, the greater the chances that North Korea can master the ability to hit the USA mainland with nuclear-tipped missiles, and then enter talks from a position of strength. Read More »

Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump discuss North Korea

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Bill English said he wanted more clarity over the United States and China's intentions for "a diplomatic resolution" to the North Korean threat. Mr Trump in recent days has spoken to leaders including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, South Korean President Moon Jae In and British Prime Minister Theresa May. Read More »

The 'Ivanka drop-by': Trump's not-so-secret meeting trick

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While Welker's sources were not divulged, they were apparently privy to a meeting which took place between former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and Bannon confidant, Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina. "We had a very, very cordial and professional meeting", the president said. Sen. James Lankford, an Oklahoma Republican, tweeted : "We shouldn't raise #DebtCeiling w/o reform or cuts. Read More »

Guterres calls N Korea's nuclear defiance 'most serious crisis' before world

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Haley riding on Trump's charade also said the U.S. would target countries trading with Pyongyang. Mr Trump said on Tuesday he would allow South Korea and Japan to spend billions on US-constructed military equipment. President Trump responded to the test in a series of tweets on Sunday morning, calling North Korea unsafe and chastising South Korea for what he said was an attempt to "appease" the country. Read More »

United States seeks to freeze assets of North Korea's Kim Jong

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For draft sanctions to become a legally binding resolution, the text must receive the support, or at least not be vetoed, by any of the council's five permanent members - the USA, U.K., France, Russia and China. "It is not worth giving in to emotions and driving North Korea into a corner", he said. "[They said] we are going to do this and there is nothing you can do to stop us". Read More »

Amit Shah programme's booking cancelled by Kolkata stadium

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However, the party had to cancel the event after the stadium authorities denied reservation for the said dates citing pre-booking for the entire month, except for September 27-30. The Mahajati Sadan, a prominent auditorium in Kolkata , has cancelled the booking of an event scheduled for early October. "The state government has no role in it", he added. Read More »

Putin and Moon condemn North Korea over missile test

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Putin's claim is that the small amount of Russia's petroleum supplies to the North and hiring of North Korean workers renders any halt to them meaningless as sanctions. He said it "offers a genuine way to defuse the tensions and a step-by-step settlement". The test was carried out at 12.29pm local time at the Punggye-ri site where North Korea has conducted almost all of its past nuclear tests. Read More »

US Seals Train SKorean Team to Kill Kim in Case of War

Many people are fascinated with Dennis Rodman's peculiar close relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and countless outlets have asked him about their friendship. That bromance flourishes against a backdrop of increasing worldwide stress. The ex-Chicago Bulls star was speaking while North Korea continues to perform nuclear missile tests , prompting outrage and concern worldwide for its "reckless and unsafe behaviour". Read More »

Suspect is 'down' in officer-involved shooting on downtown LA streets

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The man shouted at the security checkpoint employees to "get down on the floor", and although investigators have not yet determined whether the man had a weapon on his person, "He was taking an aggressive shooting stance", Gomez said. Delivered at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday. It was unclear what led to the shooting but the spokesman did say a "suspect" was "down" and in custody. The 42-year-old man followed an employee into the building in the 300 block of South Spring Street at about 6:10 a.m. Read More »

Tropical storms Jose and Katia join Hurricane Irma in Atlantic

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Jose has winds of 75 miles per hour and is quickly strengthening. The storm is expected to strengthen, and could become a hurricane by Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center . Jose is moving west-northwest at about 13 miles per hour and is expected to speed up in the next two days. With Katia and Jose posing little threat to land as of yet, all eyes remain on Hurricane Irma. Read More »

Lula, Rousseff charged in corruption case

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The prosecution based on testimonies of Marcelo Odebrecht, head of construction company Odebrecht, accused the two former Presidents of heading a scheme to favour the Workers' Party and embezzle money from oil giant Petrobras . She was impeached and forced out of office on charges of illegally managing the federal budget in 2016.The charges are part of a massive corruption probe into whether the politicians in question inflated state contracts in order to skim funds from Petrobras. Read More »

President Moon heads to Russian Federation for regional forum

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While Trump has repeatedly praised Putin, the Russian president told reporters in China Monday that the relationship between the two men is simply professional. A day earlier, smoke was seen from the chimney at the Russian consulate as Russians rushed to meet the deadline for leaving, while workers were spotted hauling out boxes. Read More »

China may be the real target of North Korea's pressure

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Putin also said he would submit a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council and propose the deployment of an global peacekeeping force in eastern Ukraine. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also plans to visit Vladivostok for talks with Mr Moon and Mr Putin . Australia has called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) and China to look at stronger measures to deter North Korea, in the wake of the regime's sixth nuclear test. Read More »

Trump Is 'Not My Bride,' Putin Says At Economic Summit

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While it's not clear how - and if - the North Korea issue will be resolved, the USA has flatly rejected a Chinese proposal, backed by Russian Federation, for a suspension of hostilities on both sides. Washington's tough-talking ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is expected to unveil yet another new UN sanctions package targeting Kim Jong-un's regime this week. Read More »

Barack Obama Blasts DACA Decision, Says It's "Cruel"

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In re-sharing the 2015 tweet , people have been calling out Ivanka-who has said she tries to "stay out of politics"-for not speaking up in defense of DACA ". A man participates in a protest in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program recipients, at the San Jacinto Plaza in El Paso, Texas, U.S., September 5, 2017 . Read More »

Wenger: We Have To Spend £70 Million To Replace Sanchez Next Season

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On the last day of the transfer window, Sanchez's deal and reunion with Pep Guardiola was nearly certain till a few hiccups presented its way which eventually stopped the winger from leaving the club. According to The Sun , City will return for Sanchez in January but are only willing to offer a fraction of the fee that was accepted by Arsenal on 31 August. Read More »

UK's Davis confident about post-Brexit technology border in Ireland

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EU leaders will decide at a European Council summit in October whether the Brexit talks have made the "sufficient progress" needed to move onto the next phase of negotiations. "Money is incredibly important, it is the thing that frightens them most". That's what it is about. "That's exactly what they are doing", Davis said. Read More »

Death toll of Hurricane Harvey over 60

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With first lady Melania Trump by his side, the two departed Houston to head to Louisiana , another area affected by Hurricane Harvey . "As tough as this was, it's been a wonderful thing", Trump said. Harvey was quickly downgraded to a tropical storm after it made landfall a week ago and has since been reduced in scale to a post-tropical cyclone. Read More »

War with China can't be ruled out

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General Rawat said it is a "myth" to assume that "democracies or nuclear armed" neighbours don't go to war. The Indian army chief also maintained that there was no reconciliation in sight with Pakistan at this stage, mainly because of the common Pakistani view that India "is all out to break the nation into pieces". Read More »

FSU kickoff moved up to noon, Miami Hurricanes game canceled

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Residents in Miami-Dade County are expected to be asked to evacuate over the next couple days in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. "As we have seen from the tragic impact of Hurricane Harvey - and from South Florida's own experiences - the impacts of hurricanes can be devastating and long-lasting, and can make travel extremely hard and risky". Read More »

Pregnant Mother Livid After Being Denied Service Due To Visible Baby Bump

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Wearing a long skirt and a crop top, Charisha Gobin , who is seven months pregnant with twins, visited Buzz Inn Steakhouse in Marysville, Washington, with her family over Labor Day weekend. The woman feels her protruding belly was only part of the reason she was singled out, claiming the fact she was exposing a heavily pregnant belly also contributed to the embarassing encounter. Read More »

Death toll over 60 as Harvey cleanup resumes

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He initially visited Texas on Tuesday as the storm was ongoing to be briefed on the disaster response, but did not meet with storm victims or tour devastated areas amid the ongoing rescue efforts. Their birthday pictures. Vacation pictures. Many Houston residents who had been in shelters for the past week are beginning to come out to assess the damage and chart their way forward. Read More »

Moon discusses North Korea with Putin

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He later said he was considering stopping all United States trade with any country that maintained commercial relations with the North Korean regime. Trump amply articulated this philosophy on the campaign trail past year and it has imbued his administration's foreign policy in practically every arena. Read More »

Three active hurricanes at once: Katia forms in the Gulf

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Katia formed into a tropical storm early Wednesday off the coast of Mexico. In a 5:00 p.m. bulletin, the NHC said the centre of Hurricane Jose was located near latitude 13.9 North, longitude 45.8 West - about 1040 miles (1675 km) east of the Lesser Antilles. Read More »

McConnell Responds to Trump's Phone Banter by Literally Going Silent

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They also need to extend the debt ceiling this month, allowing America to borrow more money. The White House is said to want to extend the debt limit to move back the specter of a United States default until after Congress can address funding for the full fiscal year and the Trump administration's tax-overhaul efforts. Read More »

Congo dents Ghana's World Cup dreams

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As fans jubilated the win across social media platforms, a video emerged of the team in their pre-game mood, where former captain Stephen Appiah offered some words of wisdom to the team. It was a much more conservative Ghana side that came out after the break as they sought to preserve their lead, but Partey killed off the contest 20 minutes from time when he intercepted a wayward pass by Durel Avounou to complete his hat-trick - the Black Stars' first since the absent Jordan Ayew struck three ... Read More »

Highway remains closed as OR fire jumps to Washington

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About 140 hikers were forced to spend the night outside near Tunnel Falls after a fire broke out near the Columbia River Gorge trail. Authorities said Tuesday that embers from the fire caused a new blaze across the Columbia River in Washington state. Read More »

Authorities: California woman kidnapped by ex-boyfriend

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Further investigation by police led them to contact and positively identify the suspect, Joseph Hetzel, who was taken into custody without incident around 6 p.m. She went to the bathroom and after she came out, told a female customer that she needed help, authorities said. The two were seen the following morning checking out of the Grand Canyon Inn in Valle, Ariz., officials said. Read More »

Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?

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Japan is working on a multi-step plan to help the almost 60,000 of its residents now in South Korea in the event of a war with North Korea . Arriving for a visit to Japan, British Prime Minister Theresa May called on China to put more pressure on North Korea , saying that Beijing had a key role in the worldwide response to Pyongyang's "reckless provocation". Read More »