• North Korea launches another missile, escalating crisis
North Korea launches another missile, escalating crisis

Cho also noted the severity of the current situation surrounding the Korean peninsula on North Korea's ongoing provocations and the efforts of global leaders being displayed at the UN General Assembly in NY. The move comes in response to North Korea's Friday intermediate-range missile test, which flew over Japan - the second such test to do so in l...

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  • Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea
Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea

In his first address to the United Nations, President Trump used fighting words to respond to North Korea . North Korea's intermediate range missile launch over Japan's Hokkaido Island on September 15 reached a maximum altitude of 480 miles (770 km), according to the Union of Concerned Scientists .

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  • Man Holding Stick Shot Dead By Oklahoma City Cop
Man Holding Stick Shot Dead By Oklahoma City Cop

The encounter unfolded after witnesses called police to report the hit-and-run, and said the driver, Sanchez's father, had fled the scene and driven to the residence. He said Mr Sanchez wasn't in the vehicle when his father struck something and drove off. Names of the suspect and the two officers have not been released.

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  • Florida suspends license of nursing home over Irma deaths
Florida suspends license of nursing home over Irma deaths

Nelson, in a Senate floor speech Monday, mentioned the nursing home deaths and "all the phone calls that had been made that were not answered, both to the government as well as to the power company". An Agency for Health Care Administration official returned one call to nursing home administrator Jorge Carballo at 4:17 p.m., the governor's office s...

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  • US Sets Up First Permanent Base In Israel
US Sets Up First Permanent Base In Israel

Approximately 100 United States soldiers have been stationed in the Negev Desert since 2012 operating the Band-X radar system to integrate signals from guided-missile Aegis destroyers, military satellites in space, and ground based interceptors, Gizmodo reported at the time.

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  • Mumbai rains 2017 Part 2 - Mumbai Airport shut, Trains cancelled, Schools closed
Mumbai rains 2017 Part 2 - Mumbai Airport shut, Trains cancelled, Schools closed

Since Tuesday, Mumbai is witnessing heavy rainfall accompanied by thunder and lightning which has led to water-logging in many areas. Met officials have predicted heavy rainfall during the next 24 hours. Flights were landing on and taking off from a secondary and shorter runway, leading to huge delays, diversions, go-arounds and cancellations s...

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  • United States to leave Paris pact, major allies told
United States to leave Paris pact, major allies told

On Monday, White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said the US would withdraw, unless it could secure "terms more favorable to the United States". SHAPIRO: When President Trump announced back in June that he planned to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, he said the US would try to negotiate better terms.

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  • Countries begin signing nuclear ban treaty at UN
Countries begin signing nuclear ban treaty at UN

With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries were to sign a new treaty yesterday outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers. General Assembly: "It will be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by rogue newcomers to the world of politics". Many were set to ...

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  • Pakistan PM complains to U.S. about greater role for India in Afghanistan
Pakistan PM complains to U.S. about greater role for India in Afghanistan

Khan took a dig at his own party's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Ali Abbasi and said no one had objections to "in-house cleaning" but government officials should stick to taking concrete steps instead of issuing statements. Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said the World Bank would continue to support economic reforms in Pakistan. Abbasi thanked Pence for...

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  • Mueller asks Trump administration for info on 13 different topics
Mueller asks Trump administration for info on 13 different topics

Trump said at that meeting that Comey's firing had relieved "great pressure" on him. But the questioning is nonetheless an indication of investigators' continued interest in the circumstances surrounding Comey's ouster, and whether it constituted an effort to obstruct an investigation into potential co-ordination between Russian Federation and th...

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  • Nationwide Fund Advisors Sells 2218 Shares of Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA)
Nationwide Fund Advisors Sells 2218 Shares of Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA)

Orbital ATK's contracts with the NASA and the U.S. Army is expected to boost Northrop Grumman's product portfolio and rake in more than $4.4 billion in the form of annual revenue according to Orbital's 2016 financials. In other news, VP Thomas E. Mccabe sold 400 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, July 28th. Trading volume wa...

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  • Jimmy Kimmel calls Sen. Bill Cassidy a liar, rips congressman's healthcare plan
Jimmy Kimmel calls Sen. Bill Cassidy a liar, rips congressman's healthcare plan

Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday morning after the senator previously indicated that he will not be supporting the latest health care reform bill. "This guy Bill Cassidy just lied right to my face", Kimmel said on Tuesday. Then he absolutely laid into Graham and Cassidy. In the video above, Kimmel shows a clip of him asking Cassidy directly...

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  • USA ambassador to the United Nations tones down everything Trump said yesterday
USA ambassador to the United Nations tones down everything Trump said yesterday

Trump, a businessman and former reality TV star whose first elected office is the presidency, told reporters, "I have decided", when asked if he had made up his mind after having criticized the accord in his own United Nations speech on Tuesday.

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  • Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea
Angela Merkel says in 'clear disagreement' with Donald Trump over North Korea

The president was equally harsh in his comments on Iran, describing its government as a corrupt dictatorship that hides behind the false guise of democracy. On Capitol Hill, they fell along predictably partisan lines. And he scolded nations that he said have enabled and traded with North Korea , seeming to slight China, though he did not mention...

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  • Kenya court: election board refused to give access to servers
Kenya court: election board refused to give access to servers

Odinga has said that he would boycott a repeat vote scheduled for October 17 unless the government responded to his demands, including the sacking of some staff at the electoral commission. Following the Supreme Court's judgement, Mr. Kenyatta had vowed to "fix" the court if re-elected, since in his view his country had "a problem" with its judicia...

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  • Netanyahu holds first official meeting with Egypt's al-Sissi
Netanyahu holds first official meeting with Egypt's al-Sissi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in NY tonight. The two had previously met, but the meetings were secret and not documented by the media. Although Israel and Egypt have close security ties, Egypt has downplayed its peace treaty with Israel. El-Sisi's meeting with representa...

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  • Georgia Tech student launches fundraiser to aid campus cops
Georgia Tech student launches fundraiser to aid campus cops

Schultz, a fourth-year computer engineering student at the school, was shot Saturday night after police responded to a 911 call at 11:17 p.m., with the caller reporting a suspicious person on campus. "Scout should not have been shot", Stewart said, according to ABC . Some students reported that the rioters were not from the school campus. Af...

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  • United Kingdom statistics watchdog spars with Boris Johnson over '£350m Brexit payments' claim
United Kingdom statistics watchdog spars with Boris Johnson over '£350m Brexit payments' claim

And he accused the Foreign Secretary of repeating "one of the more simplistic and dishonest arguments of the hardline Leavers" in claiming that the NHS could be in line for £350m a week after Brexit, a claim since rubbished by the UK Statistics Authority.

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  • USA ready to take further action in Venezuela
USA ready to take further action in Venezuela

General Assembly, Trump said the Venezuelan people were starving and their country was collapsing. The statement came after Trump railed against the repressive government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro during a speech before the U.N.

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  • Syria's Deir el-Zour coming back to life after 3-year siege
Syria's Deir el-Zour coming back to life after 3-year siege

On Sunday, the Syrian army and allied forces captured al-Jafra district on the western bank of the Euphrates river, the military source said. "In the past 24 hours, assault troops of the Syrian government army backed by the Russian Federation aerospace force crossed the Euphrates and continues to expand the stronghold east of Deir ez-Zor"...

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  • Iraq's Hakim Urges Kurds to Call Off Referendum
Iraq's Hakim Urges Kurds to Call Off Referendum

Kirkuk, a multi-ethnic city, is the key to the control of the region's oil riches- and Baghdad has indicated a few times that it has no intention of letting its control slip and fall entirely in the hands of the Kurdish government. Iran and Turkey fear it will further unsettle their own Kurdish populations. The clashes erupted amid preparations f...

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  • Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths
Florida governor issues emergency rules for nursing homes after hurricane deaths

Property damage is expected to exceed the $25 billion done by Hurricane Wilma in 2005; it could approach the $46 billion inflation-adjusted figure from Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Calling the deaths of eight seniors last week an "isolated incident", a nursing-home industry group will hold a meeting Friday to discuss a move by Gov.

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  • Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea
Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that if diplomatic measures with North Korea continue to fail, Mattis is ready to " take care " of the situation. He was asked why the United States, which has spent tens of billions of dollars on missile defense programs in recent decades, has not tried to intercept North Korea's ro...

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  • You Can Get a Free Cheeseburger at McDonald's Today in Halton
You Can Get a Free Cheeseburger at McDonald's Today in Halton

However, the deal is only for the first 100,000 orders and it lasts from 10:30 a.m.to 11:50 p.m. A customer is just required to mention the offer, which is limited to one per customer, while ordering at the register. That's not all - you have to get the My McD's app on Android or iOS to get your free burger . However, some customers stru...

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  • Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN
Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN

The ex-reality television star did not exactly take a low-key approach in his maiden speech before the more staid United Nations delegates; he deployed campaign rhetoric ("the stock market is at an all-time high") and engaged in Trump-like insults ("loser terrorists" as well as "Rocket Man"), all while discussing serious issues that critics fear co...

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  • Germany's Left Party puts money where its mouth is on women's rights
Germany's Left Party puts money where its mouth is on women's rights

The third parties have an array of issues on which they disagree, and even Linder said his party working in conjunction with both the CDU/CSU would be unlikely to work. The FDP paid the price in 2013's general election, when it failed to enter the Bundestag for the first time since 1949. Therefore, Merkel and the CDU/CSU nearly certainly won't ha...

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  • WWI wreck of a German submarine found in the North Sea
WWI wreck of a German submarine found in the North Sea

Carl Decaluwe, the governor of Western Flanders , said the vessel, which is 88 feet long and 20 feet wide, was a "unique" find. The type UB-II submarine is said to be in good condition, lying at a depth of 30m (100ft) off the Belgian coast.

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  • Mexico City registers 7.1 natural disaster
Mexico City registers 7.1 natural disaster

Graco Ramirez, governor of the central state of Morelos, said 42 had died there, including 12 in the city Jojutla and four in the state capital of Cuernavaca, a city of about 350,000 people. A strong natural disaster has hit parts of Mexico this morning. "It's uncontrollable. You can't do anything against nature", he said. Rescue workers pulled...

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  • Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'
Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'

She said: "At this stage we can not know Kim's true intentions - what we do know is that despite the condemnation and the worldwide sanctions, he shows absolutely no sign of voluntarily abandoning his nuclear or missile programmes". Capitol. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has stressed that a military response will be the only option left t...

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  • Trump Made Insecure by Size of Macron's
Trump Made Insecure by Size of Macron's

The publication refers to the words of the US President, expressed during his meeting with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron , in NY. Before the inauguration, Trump officials inquired with the Pentagon about having armored vehicles participate in his inauguration parade, according to documents obtained by HuffPost .

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  • Hurricane Maria moving over Caribbean; threat to SC unknown Tuesday
Hurricane Maria moving over Caribbean; threat to SC unknown Tuesday

Skerrit said that initial reports suggest "widespread devastation". "The winds have swept away the roofs of nearly every person I have spoken to or otherwise made contact with". "Maria is not expected to make that major sharp turn like Irma did that left so much in the air". Hurricane Maria , an "extremely dangerous" storm, regained Cate...

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  • McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions
McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions

In a statement , the Navy said Rear Adm. Charles Williams and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett were relieved by Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer - a former Wall Street executive who also served as an officer in the Marine Corps - laid out a plan to find the causes of the accidents, i...

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  • Woman's post about Hobby Lobby's decor sparks debate
Woman's post about Hobby Lobby's decor sparks debate

The "Cotton Stems In Glass Vase" Rider saw in store are being sold at Hobby Lobby for $15. A complaint to Hobby Lobby over cotton plants as decorations is up for debate on social media. The post includes a photo of cotton stalks in a vase. More than 207,000 people commented on the post, most in support of Hobby Lobby. Rider's Facebook ran...

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  • Exercise Zapad 2017 held in territory of Russian Federation
Exercise Zapad 2017 held in territory of Russian Federation

RBC news agency reports that the injured people "weren't civilians", according to comments quoted by The Guardian . The videos of the incident don't show much in the way of aftermath, but reports suggest two cars caught on fire as a result of the blast.

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  • FPL Irma outages dwindle as lawsuit looms
FPL Irma outages dwindle as lawsuit looms

Augustine is slowly returning to normal as neighbors finally have power back again-lights were out at the Stricklands home for about five days. "We know patience has worn thin", said FPL CEO Eric Silagy. "Obviously, they did not honor that promise, but nonetheless continue to collect millions and millions and millions of these fees", said Gon...

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