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U.S. hasn't yet seen the need to shoot down North Korean missiles

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Now, as Pyongyang's belligerent missile tests continue, India, the United States, and Japan seem to want to dig deeper into it. None of us want war. But they are much faster, more powerful, versatile and can stay underwater for longer without needing to refuel. Washington has repeatedly urged Beijing to take more direct action to rein in Pyongyang, while China says the USA should refrain from issuing more threats. Read More »

Dylann Roof asks Richmond court to replace attorneys, 'political and biological enemies'

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The self-proclaimed white supremacist went on to say that it would be impossible for him to trust "two attorneys that are my political and biological enemies". In May, Roof asked the same appeals court to overturn his conviction and death sentence for the slayings at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church. Last January, a federal jury recommended execution for Roof after a two-week trial in Charleston. Read More »

United States and Russia Discuss Deconflicting Syria at UN General Assembly

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The meeting between the two leaders took place at the Russian mission in NY ahead of the UN General Assembly, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said. UN-sponsored talks are being held in Geneva in search of a political solution to end the Syrian civil war. On Monday, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted new sanctions to punish North Korea for its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3. Read More »

UK Foreign Secretary to visit Irma-battered Caribbean islands

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She said it was "alarming" that nearly a week had passed since the hurricane and Mr Duncan was "still talking about the potential evacuation of British citizens". John's grid is down. "This signals a huge step in all of our efforts to rebuild this fantastic territory". The French government has also faced criticism from political opponents and from islanders who say they feel abandoned amid the post-hurricane chaos. Read More »

Donald Trump Jr., Conway to end Secret Service protection

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At the same time , Donald Trump Jr. - the president's oldest son - has elected to give up his protection to obtain more privacy, according to the report. Last month, the agency said more than 1,000 agents had already hit their yearly caps for salary and overtime. So far in 2017, Eric Trump has ventured to the UK, Uruguay and the Dominican Republic. Read More »

Nabriva Therapeutics AG Earns "Buy" Recommendation at Cantor Fitzgerald

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This is because current treatment options (fluoroquinolones and beta-lactam+ macrolide) have limitations, however lefamulin could garner significant usage due to a number of factors including its: "1) Targeted spectrum of activity, 2) Short course monotherapy, 3) Flexible dosing (IV and oral step down), and 4) Low propensity for resistance to develop", Chen underscores. Read More »

Maria Could become a Major Hurricane, Threatens Same Islands Irma Hit

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Earlier this Monday, the eye of the hurricane was 160 kilometers east of Martinique , with winds of 90 miles per hour and a speed of displacement of up to 13 miles per hour. It is expected to be a Category 4 hurricane by the time it makes landfall at Puerto Rico Wednesday morning. The level of cruise ports could be raised again depending on Hurricane Maria's track. Read More »

Ajay Devgn-Tabu rom-com will hit theatres on Dussehra 2018

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The Ajay Devgn rom-com film is not titled yet... Ajay and Tabu , who have earlier collaborated for films like Vijaypath , Thakshak and Drishyam , will soon be sharing screen space in Golmaal Again . If rumours and sources are to be believed then it has been announced that the movie will be produced by Bhushan Kumar, Luv Ranjan and Ankur Garg and will hit the theatres on Dussehra next year. Read More »

Hurricane Maria Reaches Category Four

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Numerous other islands are now on Hurricane warnings and are similarly bracing themselves. The forecaster said: " Maria ... could be near major hurricane intensity when it affects portions of the Leeward Islands over the next few days, bringing risky wind, storm surge, and rainfall hazards". Read More »

Pelosi says she understands, respects protesters

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Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman when a group of around 40 protesters interrupted with shouts of "Let us speak", and "No lip service". Then last week, Pelosi and Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer met with President Donald Trump twice and discussed a deal to provide legal status to young immigrants. Read More »

Florida Keys re-open after punishing Hurricane Irma

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Monroe County Administrator Roman Gastesi said allowing residents back to the Keys was "one of the toughest decisions to make, but also an indicator of how well our recovery has been going since the Keys suffered a direct hit by Category 4 Hurricane Irma ". Read More »

More countries sever ties with North Korea

Mexico declared North Korean ambassador Kim Hyong Gil was "persona non grata" and was to leave the country within 72 hours in protest at the North's sixth nuclear test, citing that it was a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law and UN Security Council resolutions. Read More »

CBI arrests BJD MLA in Seashore Chitfund scam case

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Notably, on August 18, the Orissa High Court had granted bail to Seashore Group of Companies CMD Prashant Dash in a chit fund related case. The CBI had had its eyes on the land deal Laxmi Bilasini struck with Dash for a land measuring 34 decimal at Benapur mouza in Jajpur district. Read More »

58% of Americans Support Military Action Against N. Korea if Diplomacy Fails

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Monday's flyovers over the Korean Peninsula involved two B-1Bs and four F-35Bs from the USA military and four F-15K fighter jets from South Korea , according to the South Korean and US militaries. "The two leaders noted that North Korea continues to defy the global community, even after the United Nations strongly condemned North Korea's repeated provocations twice in the past week", the White House said in a statement. Read More »

California subway rider foils robbery by faking seizure

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Dragland told KNTV that she got on a Bay Area Rapid Transit train Friday at the Daly City station, south of San Francisco, bound for her home across the bay in Dublin. "I was very impressed with myself", she added. Ms Dragland said it worked and she believes the person got off at the next stop. The woman, authorities said, thought the person sitting behind her on the train was a white female who was pulling a suitcase. Read More »

Marines patrol the Caribbean as storm Maria gathers on heels of Irma

Effective at 8 p.m. Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan, Capt. Eric P. King, scheduled to set port condition X-ray for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Forecasters are warning it will probably be a major storm by the time it passes through the Leewards late on Monday (local time). The United Nations is launching a $US5.7 million operation in Cuba to help feed almost 700,000 people in areas most affected by that storm, which ripped up the Caribbean's largest island, ... Read More »

Sean Spicer fibs again - Emmy audience not 'largest ever, period'

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One of Sean Spicer's most high-profile sparring partners in the White House briefing room thinks his newly-expressed remorse over the Inauguration crowd size kerfuffle falls well short. That line reprised one that Spicer used to describe the skimpy audience at Trump's inauguration. The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards was still replete with pithy Trump gags but this time it was the art being honoured that did the talking. Read More »

Japan, Israel affirm coordination on North Korea sanctions

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South Korea and the USA will also conduct a combined missile alert drill joined by Japan between late September and early October, according to the ministry. The news comes as U.S. and Chinese leaders agreed to "maximise the pressure" on the regime of Kim Jong Un. Meanwhile the North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun wrote the country's weapons tests demonstrated its ability to "turn the American empire into a sea of flames through sudden surprise attack from any region and area". Read More »

VP General Electric meets PM Abbasi in NY

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He also enquired about the health of his spouse Begum Kulsoom Nawaz who is undergoing medical treatment in London. While appreciating the long association of General Electric with Pakistan, the prime minister said that Pakistan has been benefitting immensely from the expertise of the company. Read More »

USA and South Korea agree to 'stronger' sanctions against North Korea

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A week after the United Nations security council voted to reduce gasoline exports and cap crude oil supplies to North Korea in response to its sixth nuclear test , Washington insisted the regime was starting to "feel the pinch". "Asked him how Rocket Man is doing". North Korean video footage of the launch showing the Hwasong-12 being fired directly from a transporter erector launcher (TEL) is raising questions about North Korea's ability to operate the launchers. Read More »

Keeping An Eye On Hurricane Jose's Latest Track

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Hurricane warnings were in place for the French island of Guadeloupe and for Dominica. There are tropical storm warnings in effect for Antigua and Barbuda, Saba and St. As a outcome, a flood-warning is in effect until 6 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, September 18. School teacher Dominica Leandra Lander, a former Miss Dominica, said she had collected water, charged her electronic devices and ensured her important documents were safe. Read More »

Some Auckland Flights Hit As Pipeline Repairs Continue

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It has caused dozens of flights in and out of the city to be delayed or cancelled . It was reported that the pipeline, which is the main source of aviation fuel into Auckland, had been ruptured by a digger working on a farm, and acid soil was believed to have corroded it further until it failed. Read More »

Spanish foreign ministry says to expel North Korean ambassador

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The Spanish foreign ministry said it has asked North Korea's ambassador to leave Spain before the end of the month because of his country's refusals to cease its nuclear weapons programme. Pyongyang conducted two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July and earlier this month said it successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb that can be placed on an ICBM. Read More »

"The Handmaid's tale" cleans up at the Emmys

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But the awards matter, at least a little bit, because they secure bragging rights and industry-wide recognition. Supporting Actor, Drama Series: John Lithgow , " The Crown ". But he couldn't have been more humble in his acceptance speech, when he credited his success to his many directing mentors. During that musical number, Grammy-winner Chance the Rapper appeared and rapped an interlude that referred to the president's ban on transgender people in the military, and the growing ... Read More »

Selena Gomez Mom: Mandy Teefy Speaks Out About Kidney Donor Francia Raisa

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Selena hit headlines worldwide when she revealed she had undergone the surgery, explaining in a note to fans that the operation was the reason she hadn't been promoting her music over the summer months. As a mother, I was helpless, scared and all I could do was pray for both of them, Francia's handsome family. The singer received a kidney from her best friend Francia Raisa as she continues to battle the autoimmune disease lupus . Read More »

Theresa May distances herself from Boris Johnson's European Union claims

It is a clear misuse of official statistics. Figures published by the Office for National Statistics in April 2016 showed Britain's weekly net contribution to the European Union to be about 190 million pounds a week. Under EU membership rules, Britain is prohibited from implementing a foreign free trade agreement until it leaves, so it has instead set up working groups overseas, including with Japan, the USA and Australia. Read More »

Persecution of Rohingya minority takes a bloody turn

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Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Myanmar , also known as Burma , has come in for withering worldwide criticism for failing to stop - or even speak out against - the violence, which has driven almost 400,000 Rohingyas, majority women and children, to seek refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh. Read More »

Cincinnati Bengals Players Reportedly Want Colin Kaepernick

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This comes a week following an interview with WEEI's "Kirk & Callahan" in which Brady said he's "never really had a conversation" with Kaepernick. Kaepernick, who led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl in the 2012, still doesn't have a job, even as a backup, in the NFL. A unanimous take from those conversations was that Kaep wants to play in the National Football League again.and that he's ready to return ASAP. Read More »

No gay marriage campaign holds launch

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Callers ask if people have heard about the postal survey, support marriage equality and if they intend to vote to urge them to post their votes immediately. "A marriage - made up of man and woman - is not the same as the union of two people of the same sex". "At a time when we place emphasis on the richness of pluralism and social and cultural diversity, it is a contradiction to minimize fundamental human differences". Read More »

Spain becomes fourth country to expel North Korean envoy over nuclear program

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The drills are the second part of China-Russian naval exercises this year, the first part of which took place in the Baltic in July. The United States had been leading efforts to punish the regime for its repeated missile launches this year, which Pyongyang says are part of an effort to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile aimed at reaching the USA mainland. Read More »

Gov. Scott: More than 65 percent of power outages restored statewide

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Without water, sewer will not work in your home. "The challenge, I think, for us will be ... between here and Marathon ", Key West City Manager Jim Scholl said. Key West's Lower Keys Medical Center's emergency room is fully functioning and the hospital may be able to accept in-patients some time next week. He also said that he expects people to be responsible and understand the situation. Read More »