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Baby born to mom who refused cancer treatment has died

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Life was born via cesarean section on September 6, just three days before her mother, Carrie DeKlyen , passed away. "It is with great sadness and an absolutely broken heart that I tell you Life Lynn passed away last night", the post reads. Read More »

Korea Lends Helping Hand to North

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North Korea has warned that it will respond to any new sanctions with further and accelerated development of their nuclear programme, calling the United Nations measures "an act of hostility". Of course, for political elites in the Abe administration in Japan, they will rightly point out that Saddam Hussein - just like Kim Jong-un of North Korea - never found it hard to build up the armed forces. Read More »

Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'

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And while the Virgin founder noted that the islands and the people may have been physically damaged, "their spirit is as strong as ever". "It's unfortunate that we get to apply those lessons so early after Harvey, but the residents of the US Virgin Islands need all the support they can get right now and we're here to help". Read More »

How Kareena Kapoor Khan's closest friends are celebrating her birthday

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After all, it's her birthday. 2- In the year 2001, Kareena Kapoor Khan once again landed into controversy when she slapped her co-star Bipasha Basu on the set of film "Ajnabee". The Jab We Met actress has been busy with her brand associations and travel schedules as much as with her shoot for Veere Di Wedding , her comeback film after her maternity break. Read More »

Burgum signals support for Republican health care effort

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But in a statement, her spokesperson, Brenna Smith, pointed favorably to the 1990s-era block grant system that replaced the existing federal welfare program, which she said is a model that works. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy , R-La. No single Democrat has supported any of the Republicans' plans. Ernst and Grassley have previously voted for Republican-written Obamacare replacement plans. Read More »

Face ID Might Become Standard on all Apple Devices in 2018

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The home button is also still there for the 8 too. OLED screens display darker blacks and higher contrast ratios, and they save battery life in the process. Despite the backlash that Apple received due to its Face ID , chief executive officer Tim Cook remains to be convinced that it is the way to go as it represents the future of security and smartphones. Read More »

Republicans plan tax retreat ahead of big overhaul reveal

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Our outdated code is complicated by thousands of credits, deductions and exemptions to individual and corporate interests-and it imposes high rates that inhibit economic growth. "The dials are moving back and forth" on where to set rates and how to pay for tax cuts, said Representative Tom Reed, a New York Republican. "If they have to go higher, they'll go higher". Read More »

'Vicious' Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Program: North Korea

The United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a US-drafted resolution a week ago mandating tougher new sanctions against the reclusive nation that included banning textile imports and capping crude and petrol supply. China's foreign ministry spokesman has said that by sending "threatening messages" including "warnings of military action", the USA is "further complicating the situation". Read More »

SEC Round-Up: Rising Mississippi State faces second test in Georgia

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In their 1-0 loss last Thursday, the Rebels saw seven of their 15 players play in their first SEC game, which was a big milestone for not only those players but the whole team. "He's a guy that's constantly working on getting better". The Bulldogs subdued the run-heavy duo of Appalachian State and Notre Dame, holding Irish quarterback Brandon Wimbush to a lone net yard on 16 carries. Read More »

Tropical Storm Jose continues threat of flooding, moves further into Atlantic

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Hurricane Jose was downgraded to a Tropical Storm overnight as the system has moved north of the Gulf Stream into cooler ocean waters. Infrared data provides temperature information to scientists. Gusts of 50 to 60 miles per hour are forecast for the Cape and Islands. Gradual weakening is forecast during the next couple of days. "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft from the U.S. Read More »

Tata Steel in deal with German company

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The signing of the joint venture contract will be subject to approval of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp and the Board of Directors of Tata Steel . The announcement was met with cautious optimism by steel unions in the United Kingdom but they said they would be seeking commitments over job protections going forward. Read More »

Rossi fit to ride at Aragon

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Movistar Yamaha had announced a replacement, Michael van der Mark , for Aragon - but Rossi signalled his intentions for an early return with a surprise test on an R1 superbike at Misano on Monday afternoon. Rossi was rushed into surgery immediately following the crash, at which point, doctors estimated it would take 30 to 40 days for Rossi to be back in condition to race. Read More »

Irish flanker says Gatland cost the side the series against All Blacks

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The tourists were widely regarded as moral winners following the 15-15 draw in the third Test at Eden Park. "We did a double session on the Thursday in the first Test week". "We did a triple (training) day on the Thursday before the first Test". "There was probably no need for that but it's just the way it was managed". Read More »

Turkish parliament to convene over Kurdish referendum

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In a joint statement, the foreign ministers of the three countries voiced concerns that the referendum would endanger the gains Iraq has made against Islamic State, and reiterated their fears over the potential for new conflicts in the region. Read More »

Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programme

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The South Korean government on Thursday approved plans to send over USD$8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea via global organizations, the Ministry of Unification (MOU) announced. Moon will later hold a three-way meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , two right-leaning leaders who have pressed to punish North Korea. Read More »

Spain asks North Korean ambassador to leave the country

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Japan, a key ally of the USA facing increasing threats from North Korea, is also expected to take part in a combined drill with the U.S. supercarrier. Finally, the two countries reached a labor immigration agreement to add to the 40,000 North Korean timber and construction workers already present in Russia's Far Eastern region ( The South China Morning Post , June 10). Read More »

Iran Lashes Out at 'Cowboy' Trump After UN Speech

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We can not guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. North Korea's state news agency threatened to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the USA to "ashes and darkness" a day prior to firing an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan earlier this month. Read More »

UK Raises Terror Alert Level to 'Critical

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Israel reached out in solidarity with the 18 injured in the west London underground train terror attack on Friday from The State of Israel's official Twitter account. And you will have heard consequently the Home Secretary's announcement that the threat level has reduced from Critical to Severe which of course means that an attack is highly likely. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz To Invest $1 Billion In Alabama, Add 600 Jobs

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Like other automakers, Daimler is preparing for a time when sales of battery-powered vehicles finally take off. US sales are projected to grow fourfold from previous year to 643,000 in 2021, about 4% of the USA auto market, according to estimates by Bloomberg New Energy Finance . Read More »

Countries using terrorism as instrument of state policy must be condemned

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Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, there can be no justification for any act of terrorism. The International Solar Alliance, launched at the UN Conference of Parties (CoP) climate summit in Paris on November 30, 2015, by Prime Minister Modi and then French President Francois Hollande, is conceived as a coalition of solar resource-rich countries to address their ... Read More »

Amazon bringing 2K jobs to NYC by 2019

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Amazon's new office at 5 Manhattan West joins several of Amazon's job-creating expansions in New York State. Whole Foods (which Amazon now owns) will open a 60,000 square foot space at the base of the office building. Amazon said it would invest $5 billion in the construction of its new headquarters, and it hopes to eventually house 50,000 staff members there. "I can't see them really coming to NY, realistically", Ross said in a Bloomberg Television interview. Read More »

Goat on the lam wanders into hotel in MA

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The goat was eventually found at a hotel early Monday morning, strutting down the hallway. She explained that the front desk employee working the night shift called local authorities before making the goat comfortable by offering him a cut-up apple. Read More »

Senate could vote on Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill next week

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Sloan said that's because federal funding would be tied to how state's cover the poorest residents. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) to a vote, hoping that a looming September 30 deadline to pass the bill with just 50 votes will create enough pressure to finally pass a repeal of the health care law, his office said. Read More »

Tropical Storm Jose still lurking off East Coast

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Cloud top temperatures are an important factor when it comes to determining the strength of storms . Meanwhile, on Jones Beach, storm-swollen high tides began to overtake the beach Monday evening. The minimum central pressure recently reported by an Air Force reconnaissance aircraft is 982 millibars. Jose is forecast to continue its easterly trek on Thursday , then dip down and circle in a small loop Friday and Saturday as it continues to weaken. Read More »

Bloomington man kills his children and himself

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The Herald & Review reports Pamela Ringenberg, 32, eventually fled the house having been unable to find her family and sought help from a neighbor. Police say the woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation. The victims were pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m. They began gathering evidence from the scene early Tuesday morning and spent close to 36 hours at the home, leaving at around 3pm on Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

UK ends training for Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis

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She added, "Our goal has been national reconciliation from the very beginning". Over 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar in recent weeks to neighboring Bangladesh - following a coordinated attack in late August by Rohingya militants that killed 12 people in Rakhine state's government outposts. Read More »

Seoul to Resume Aid to N. Korea but Doesn't Set Date

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Security Council resolution since 2006. About $4.5m of nutrition-rich supplies will be distributed to children and pregnant women through the UN World Food Programme. It is believed that 28% of children in North Korea have chronic malnutrition. Realmeter, a South Korean polling organisation, said the measure had dented Moon's popularity, although his approval rating is still high at just over 65%. Read More »

Musharaf accuses Zardari of plotting Benazir, Murtaza Bhutto's murder

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He in the video further said, "There was just one person to benefit from Benazir's assassination and he is Asif Ali Zardari". On Monday, while challenging the verdict of the lower court, the PPP had submitted three appeals, one challenging the order separating Musharraf's trial from the case, the other is against the "lenient" sentences against the police officers and the last against the suspected militants exonerated in the case, on behalf of PPP Co-Chairman and Benazir's widower Asif Ali ... Read More »

India seals maritime boundary to stop Rohingya Muslim refugees

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She said aid workers "managed to engage the people in dialogue, communicating that we work transparently and were there for everyone in need", and were eventually left alone with the supplies. It's also noted that during her speech, Suu Kyi mentioned the Rohingyas by name only once, in reference to the armed militant group - the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa). Read More »

Modesto boy suspended for making 'terroristic threats'

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The boy reportedly told his teachers there was a bomb in his backpack. After his teacher looked inside and found nothing, the boy was suspended from lessons for one day. They also said the suspension was "extreme" and should be removed from their son's permanent record. "He was sent home, and he understands you can't say "bomb" at school". Read More »