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U.S. and China commit to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea

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The U.S.is looking at the possibility of shooting down a future launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea, CNN reports . "It is still a diplomatically led effort", he said, pointing to the UN Security Council's recent adoption of two sanctions resolutions against Pyongyang. Read More »

GOP Leadership Plans To Bring Graham-Cassidy To Floor Next Week

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Shelley Moore Capito "not to vote as a partisan politician in D.C". Kimmel also touched upon his infant son's medical condition, which earlier this year inpired she defense of the Affordable Care Act, and continued to push back against defenders of the GOP's current bill. Read More »

'GOP Budget a Hot Mess': Governor Malloy Says

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UConn President Susan Herbst and CSCU President Mark Ojakian have been vocal critics since the vote last week, saying the cuts would be devastating to their systems. Eighty-five school districts will lose all of their state Education Cost Sharing funding and another 54 would see reduced funding. Their plan relies heavily on changes in state employee pensions after the existing state union deal ends in 2027. Read More »

Either National, Labour could take power

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And after a rollercoaster few weeks, things, the bottom line remains the same: NZ First as kingmaker. National could form a government with the backing of the nationalist New Zealand First Party, which saw its support rise to 7.1 percent. Meanwhile, the NZX 50 index ended 0.30 percent lower at 7,795.41, while at 06:00GMT, the FxWirePro's Hourly NZD Strength Index remained neutral at 57.96 (a reading above +75 indicates a bullish trend, while that below -75 a bearish trend). Read More »

Haley: Trump's 'fire and fury' comment 'not an idle threat'

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The White House said Trump and Moon had committed to "take steps to strengthen deterrence and defence capabilities" of South Korea, offering no details of how it might do so. of the peninsula", and that there are no plans to bring American forces north of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas. Yet Tillerson said North Korea does not appear to be interested in denuclearisation talks. Read More »

EU's Guy Verhofstadt to make address in Dáil on Brexit

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The proposal would mean European migrants would still be able to settle freely in the United Kingdom - and would tear the country apart with new border checks between Northern Ireland and the rest of Britain. Verhofstadt's comments follow the publication of a position paper by the European Union, which pushed responsibility for solving the Irish border issue onto the UK. Read More »

Brexit could cost United Kingdom 10000 finance jobs

The so-called Brexit bill has emerged as a main stumbling block in divorce talks with Brussels , and Mrs May might look to break the deadlock with a financial offer. The foreign secretary was later forced to deny reports he was considering resigning if May took a different approach, telling reporters at the United Nations that the cabinet was as unified as a "nest of singing birds". Read More »

North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration

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Pyongyang, an insular country with few outside contacts, says it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself from "hostile" U.S. forces and is determined to build the capacity to deliver a nuclear warhead that could hit the U.S. Trump said America and its allies will never be intimidated. Amid increased tensions with North Korea, a group of Senate Democrats have written a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to make appointments to several unfilled posts with responsibility for the ... Read More »

Duterte tells police 'kill my son' if drug links true

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Duterte added that he has already told his son about his orders to the police. President Duterte is raising the reward money for individuals who can identify or provide information on police officers who are directly involved in the illegal drugs trade or are coddling drug syndicate leaders. Read More »

JK: Terrorists fire upon Sashastra Seema Bal camp in Banihal

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Two of them hail from Kaskoot village while the other is from Ashar village in Banihal area. However, when asked about reports of fratricide, the SSP said, "That is also a possibility but the investigation is going on". "The militants also snatched 1 INSAS Rifle & 1 AR-41 Rifle from them", said SSB claimed. Significantly, terror activity has been reported in Banihal area after almost seven years. Read More »

Marine Le Pen's top aide quits over far-right infighting on Europe

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Philippot and Le Pen, who was beaten by President Emmanuel Macron in the country's runoff presidential election in May, were reportedly deeply divided over Philippot's side project - a conservative movement called Les Patriotes seemingly inspired in part by the Republican Tea Party offshoot. Read More »

Militants attack Naeem Akhtar's cavalcade in Tral, 2 civilians killed

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The blast happened soon after Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar reached the spot to inaugurate a project. Police said the attack occurred as the minister's motorcade passed though the southern Tral town. The area has been cordoned off and search operations are underway to neutralise the terrorists. Last month, five security personnel were martyred when terrorists stormed into a police camp on August 26. Read More »

South Korea approves $8m aid package for North Korea

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South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to send $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea , the South's Unification Ministry said, as part of an aid policy that the government says remains unaffected by geopolitical tensions with the North.The aid decision was made after a meeting of government officials chaired by Unification Minister Cho Myong-gyon. Read More »

Powerball jackpot victor from NJ sexually assaults girl

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Passaic County prosecutor Camelia Valdes said the child was between 11 and 14 years old when the assaults occurred. Quezada won the $338 million Powerball jackpot in 2013. Pedro Quezada, 49, faces charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He bought lottery tickets daily at Eagle Liquor in Passaic. Read More »

Vanuatu natural disaster: Powerful 6.4 magnitude quake hits off Pacific island chain's coast

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These follow two other earthquakes that rocked Southland, Marlborough and the lower North Island in New Zealand yesterday. The Hawaii-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no tsunami threat from the quake. How large does an quake have to be to cause a tsunami? Later, a 6.1-magnitude natural disaster struck near New Zealand and a 6.1-magnitude one hit off the coast of Japan-some 200 miles from Fukushima Prefecture. Read More »

Short range nuclear weapons to counter India's cold start doctrine: PM

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Both the parties discussed issues relating to bilateral relationships as well as the peace and stability in Afghanistan. Abbasi said he held a meeting with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif - who is in London these days. Minister for Law Zahid Hamid has said use of Swiss soil by terrorists for nefarious designs against Pakistan is totally unacceptable. He said Pakistan contributed to a "very hard war", suffered casualties and economic losses. Read More »

What would provoke Trump to 'totally destroy' North Korea?

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In the 2016 US-Korea Yearbook published by the US-Korea Institute of the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in the 2016 spring semester (and so, coming before the most recent round of sanctions), Han May Chan, then a second-year student, briefly explained the argument why the success of economic sanctions might depend on China's participation. Read More »

Rosh Hashanah services planned at Temple B'Nai Sholom

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Yaakov Finkelstein, Consul General of Israel in Mumbai, said, "The Rosh Hashanah symbolises a new beginning". Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown and lasts for two full days after tonight. The Jewish community in Mumbai began prayers on Wednesday evening to bring in the Hebrew new year "Rosh Hashanah". Rosh Hashanah is celebrated with a candle lighting ceremony. Read More »

President Trump delivers fiery first UN General Assembly address

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Headquarters in NY, U.S., September 19, 2017 . The speech touched on several topics, but the commander in chief spent a lot of time condemning the Hermit Kingdom. A junior North Korean diplomat sat in the delegation's front-row seat for Trump's speech , the North Korean U.N. mission said. But Guterres said there are seven threats and tests that stand in the way: nuclear peril, terrorism, unresolved conflicts and systematic violations of global humanitarian law, climate change , ... Read More »

Moon Vows Efforts to Eliminate N. Korea's Nuke Ambitions

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife, Kim Jung-sook, enter a special event in NY hosted by South Korea's Olympic organizing committee on September 20, 2017, to promote the 2018 Winter Olympics to be held in South Korea's PyeongChang. Read More »

SEC says hackers may have profited from stolen insider information

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Cyber criminals have targeted financial information hubs before - the Hong Kong stock exchange and the Nasdaq stock exchange in NY were targeted by hackers in 2011. The SEC has scored some victories in tackling cyber criminals in recent years. Through the flaw, the intruders were able to obtain information that hadn't been made public, Clayton said. Read More »

Delhi: Student tells man don't smoke, killed

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In yet another case of road rage, an inebriated man reportedly hit two motorcycle-borne persons with his auto near AIIMS as they objected him of smoking in front of them in South Delhi , following which one of the duo succumbed to injuries on Wednesday. Read More »

China must deploy North Korean sanctions now

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The recruiters told the South China Morning Post that the instructions to reject applications from North Korean students come from the government, although they did not specify at what level the orders were made. On Monday, during a phone conversation, US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to maximize pressures upon North Korea through a rigorous implementation of United Nations resolutions . Read More »

Time for talks with North Korea over: Japan

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Sixteen years later and here we are. The U.S. considers "a direct threat to the U.S. mainland and its allies" a red line for military action against the North. It is hard to see how any other nation in their situation might take a different path. China has condemned North Korea's nuclear provocations , but may be facing strong pushback from Pyongyang. Read More »

Strong 6.1 quake hits off Japan's east coast: USGS

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A 50-foot tsunami sparked by an quake in the Pacific caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, leaving 18,000 dead or missing. Japan sits at the junction of four tectonic plates and experiences a number of relatively violent earthquakes every year. Read More »

McMaster: 'We Are Out of Time' With North Korea

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White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster said on Friday , after the latest North Korean missile launch, that the United States was running out of patience: "We've been kicking the can down the road, and we're out of road". Kim has threatened Guam, a US territory in the Pacific, and has fired missiles over Japan, a USA ally. In an interview on CBS's "Face the Nation", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson emphasized that point. Read More »

Rouhani fights back at Trump over nuclear deal

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I'll let you know what the decision is", he said. "I think we should enforce the hell out of the agreement and thereby force compliance on the part of Iran ", Royce, a California Republican, said in an interview on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper". Read More »

Japan's Abe says time for talk is over on North Korea

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Abe endorsed President Trump's vow to carry out a military attack if necessary while downplaying the efficacy of "dialogue" with the regime. "But I must make an appeal to you". "It is time for North Korea to realize that its denuclearization is its only responsible future", he added. "What is needed to (make North Korea give up its nuclear program), is not dialogue, but pressure", Abe told the UN General Assembly. Read More »

Rohingya refugees take little heart from speech by Suu Kyi

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As Suu Kyi finally ended her silence on the exodus, New Delhi stated that global community, including United Nations' agencies, "needed to continue to engage constructively" with her government in Naypyidaw. "What Suu Kyi told her people and the world is a complete lie". Violence in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state has forced more than 420,000 Rohingya to flee and cross into neighbouring Bangladesh. Read More »

Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

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We will stop radical Islamic terrorism because we can not allow it to tear up our nation and, indeed, to tear up the entire world. But it was Mr Trump's mention of the 1977 kidnapping of teenager Megami Yokata by North Korean agents that made headlines in Japan, where the event remains etched into the national consciousness. Read More »

More information on iPhone X FaceID revealed by Apple executive

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They're here! Apple's new iPhone range have finally rumbled onto the world stage with a host of improvements under their collective hoods. "I live on an iPhone X right now and it works very reliably", he assured. A Twitter post reveals the listing that shows that the iPhone 8 sports an 1821mAh battery compared to the 1960mAh battery on the iPhone 7. The new Face ID security feature on the iPhone X is the new buzz in the smartphone market. Read More »

Israel bombs occupied Golan Heights

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Manelis added that although Hezbollah regularly uses drones for intelligence missions, the decision to intercept this particular drone was taken because it came closer to Israeli territory than usual. The debris from the drone landed near the Syrian city of Quneitra so the IDF was not able to recover it, he said. Israel's sophisticated Arrow anti-missile system also scored its first hit earlier this year, when it intercepted a surface-to-air missile fired from Syria. Read More »