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Tennessee at Florida game to be played as scheduled this weekend

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The SEC announced late Tuesday morning the Florida-Tennessee game will go on as planned Saturday in Gainesville. "Call that property and make sure that they haven't sustained any damage", Milani said. "We have to control what we can control and that's our preparation for this football game". "Last year was a good reminder of what it feels like to beat Florida". Read More »

United States lawmakers want supercharged response to North Korea nuclear tests

North Korea was condemned globally for its latest nuclear test on September 3, which it said was of an advanced hydrogen bomb. As the tension between US and North Korea seemed to be rising, Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stated that the United States is not looking for war with North Korea, and that Pyongyang has "not yet passed the point of no return". Read More »

Japan backs United States bid for fresh sanctions against North Korea

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The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Japan and South Korea on Tuesday said after the passage of the USA -drafted Security Council resolution that they were prepared to apply more pressure if North Korea refused to end its aggressive development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Read More »

Supreme Court grants Texas stay request on electoral maps

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An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters. Without a special session or a court redrawing the legislative and congressional district lines, it would seem impossible to have the new districts in place in time for the 2018 elections. Read More »

White House accuses Clinton of 'reckless attacks' in book

An event organizer explained that it was a customer event. This book cover image released by Simon & Schuster shows " What Happened ", by Hillary Rodham Clinton . "I'm convinced of it", she said. "I felt a huge sense of abandonment, loss of feelings, of direction and of sadness", she entrusted to him and to heal she has wandered far into the woods, has stowed away in the cupboards, and "drank a good amount of Chardonnay". Read More »

Traces of Radioactive Gas From North Korea's Nuclear Test, Confirms South Korea

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The UN Security Council has unanimously passed a US-drafted resolution that imposes strongest sanctions ever on North Korea, with measures targeting its last remaining major exports and reducing about 30 percent of oil provided to it. Among other concessions the new text is slightly softer when it comes to the situation of North Korean guest workers and the inspection by force of ships suspected of carrying cargo prohibited by the UN. Read More »

Georgia Power customers without power

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Power crews are working around the clock so that number is likely less Wednesday morning. All of Georgia Power's resources are being held and dedicated to storm restoration efforts in the state following Hurricane Irma and the company continues to work to procure additional resources as they become available. Read More »

N Korea hit with new United Nations sanctions over nuclear test

McCain said the US needs to increase its missile defense and other capabilities in South Korea and do more to pressure China to help. The new resolution ends natural gas shipments to North Korea, caps crude oil shipments at their current levels, and puts a ceiling on refined oil products such as petrol and diesel. Read More »

AIADMK sacks Sasikala as interim general secretary

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Minutes after the resolutions were passed Dinakaran held a press conference in Madurai and said that the general council meet was itself of no outcome as it has been challenged in the courts and unless a verdict in the case comes out during the end of October, none of the resolutions passed in this meeting will be binding on the party. Read More »

Missing Hyderabad teen found dead two days later

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As the search operation was in progress, police received information about a girl's dead body lying at the desolated Ameenpur Hills on the outskirts of the city. He said that the girl was pressurising him to continue the relationship and marry her, so he chose to get rid of her. But he is not interested in marrying her postpone the topic for several times. Read More »

United Nations unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

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Security Council will vote on later in the day. Monday's decision, triggered by the North's sixth and largest nuclear test this month, was the ninth such resolution unanimously adopted by the 15-member Security Council since 2006 over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs. Read More »

Philippines awards their Human Rights Commission a whopping $20 budget for 2018

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Marcoleta also noted the legal basis of the creation of the agency, as it was only created by an executive order issued by former President Corazon Aquino in 1986 during the revolutionary government when there was no Congress. Congress voted to slash that to just 1,000 pesos, a huge cut from the 2017 budget of 749 million. CHR head, Chito Gascon, said the measly budget was an attempt to force his resignation. Read More »

Pakistan open to joint efforts against terrorist sanctuaries: PM

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Blasted by U.S. President Donald Trump for undermining the U.S. war against the Taliban in Afghanistan , Pakistan has reacted as defiantly as one would expect. The prime minister did not foresee going to the International Monetary Fund and hoped that the government would achieve its economic targets with prudent policies. Read More »

USA urges Myanmar to give access to Rakhine crisis area

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My dear sister: If the political price of your ascension to the highest office in Myanmar [Burma] is your silence, the price is surely too steep. Some 370,000 Rohingyas have crossed the border with Bangladesh since violence broke out last month. Read More »

Power Outages Continue To Drop In Georgia After Irma

Tuesday. Collectively, Georgia's customer-owned EMCs provide electricity and related services to 4.4 million people, almost half of Georgia's population, across 73 percent of the state's land area. The last Colquitt EMC report updated at 9 p.m. Tuesday reported 15,000 outages in its several South Georgia counties. Georgia EMCs reported 236,000 of their customers were without power. Read More »

Rihanna headlines NY Fashion Week day four

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The collection was a mix of motocross and badass beach, with built-for-speed, color-block trousers and jerseys, nylon minidresses, jumpsuits and anorak-styled dresses with racing-stripe details that would win any style race. Rihanna also gave a shout-out on Instagram to "all my handsome and talented models who absolutely murdered this show last night". Earlier in the week, the designer debuted her Fenty Beauty line. Read More »

'Sound breaking' for the Tower of Voices at Flight 93 Memorial Park

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Even as the annual September 11 commemoration turns into something of a ritual, many are using it as a means to reflect and pray that the world, fraught with violence and the perils of extremism, will witness a period of peace and harmony. The ceremony started at 9:45 a.m., the time that federal investigators determined passengers made a decision to revolt against their four al-Qaeda hijackers, who ended up crashing the plane in a field 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Read More »

Coutinho questions remain as Klopp turns to Karius

It was unfortunate that the transfer story was played out while the Premier League season was underway and no one believed his "back bad" injury claim that has stopped him playing so far this season, as we all knew it was part of his plan to push for a transfer. Read More »

Tropical Storm Irma appears to be heading northwest

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EDT (1430 UTC) by the NOAA GOES East satellite. "It's going to take some time to let people back into their homes particularly in the Florida Keys ", Brock Long, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency , told a news conference. Read More »

Hector Bellerin sends clear message to Arsenal fans about Alexis Sanchez

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Arsenal play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. "But when he came on he has proved that he is 100 per cent and is going to be in every game ". "It is a very important match to start the Europa League on the right foot". FC Koln do not appear a huge threat on paper, but players can often be lifted by a big occasion and against a side who are expected to win, and we mustn't get complacent. Read More »

Gerry Brownlee welcomes new North Korea sanctions

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Despite near universal condemnation of Pyongyang's tests from the United States , China , Russia , South Korea and Japan, the consensus may end there. Pyongyang warned the United States on Monday that it would pay a "due price" for spearheading efforts on UN sanctions over its nuclear programme, which it said was part of "legitimate self-defensive measures". Read More »

Wildfire forces hundreds of people to flee in western Canada

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Parks Canada says as of Monday, the Kenow fire had covered about 114 square kilometres and travelled another 4.5 kilometres southeast along the Akamina Valley during Sunday's burning period and as of Monday morning was approximately 1.5 kilometres from Akamina Pass. Read More »

Trump escalates aggressive rhetoric against North Korea

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The resolution instead bans trade in textiles, cuts off natural gas shipments to North Korea, places a ceiling on deliveries of refined oil products and caps crude oil shipments at current levels. South Korea's Blue House said in a statement said it "highly regarded that the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2375 within a short period of time". Read More »

Ecclestone: 'McLaren won't be any happier with Renault'

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The Woking-based outfit has negotiated a release from its partnership with Honda, following a dismal three-year period of woes and under-performance, and inked a deal with Renault which allegedly runs until the end of 2020. But Sainz, 23, is confirming nothing. Alonso was previously expected to quit McLaren at the end of this season, but the promise of a more competitive package should be enough to keep the two-time world champion around for at least one more year. Read More »

Taiwan's Formosa may shut port as typhoon approaches

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Typhoon Talim is expected to hit north and northeast parts of Taiwan hardest Wednesday into Thursday, with heavy rains and strong winds with a maximum wind speed of 33m/s, and radius of 15m/s 180km, according to Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau . Read More »

Hurricane Katia expected to strengthen as it nears Mexico

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At least eight people died in St. Martin, and at least 21 others were injured. The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage. There is no concern about flooding at this point, Head said . Hurricane Katrina in 2005 had 175 miles per hour winds. While Harvey moved north, bringing its destruction to Texas, projections are that Katia sticking close to Mexico, making landfall on Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center . Read More »

Eyes Turn to Difficult-to-Predict Hurricane Jose

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More than 50,000 people in Florida are seeking shelter in schools, community centers and churches as Hurricane Irma nears the state. The Lower Keys - including the chain's most distant and most populous island, Key West, with 27,000 people - were still off-limits, with a roadblock in place where the single highway to the farther islands was washed out. Read More »

North Korea Rejects UN Sanctions Resolution, Warns US

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While speaking at a disarmament conference in Geneva , Switzerland, North Korea's United Nations ambassador Han Tae-Song strongly condemned the sanctions as "vicious". Kim Jong Un made an unusual public appearance at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun , where he met with North Korean schoolteachers, according to a state media report on Tuesday . Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Boris Johnson to fly to battered Caribbean

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Some islands remained under a tropical storm warning Sunday as Hurricane Irma's eye approached Key West. Residents of Bimini and Grand Bahama were warned that they could experience extensive flooding as Irma battered Florida . Her marine engineer partner stayed behind. "We have lost everything in our house as have our neighbors, but the most important thing is that we are alive", García said. Read More »