• North Korean diplomat urges U.S. to take hydrogen bomb threat 'literally'
North Korean diplomat urges U.S. to take hydrogen bomb threat 'literally'

That statement likely ratcheted up tensions between the two countries as both exchanged fiery rhetoric and the United Nations slapped additional sanctions on North Korea. The official added that North Korea "has always brought its words into action". It was not an idle warning, according to senior diplomat Ri Yong Pill, who told CNN the possibili...

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  • Why consumers should care about the dismantling of class-action lawsuits
Why consumers should care about the dismantling of class-action lawsuits

Treasury claims that "The Rule will impose extraordinary costs, the vast majority of consumer class action deliver zero relief to the punitive members of the class" and the rule "will affect a large wealth transfer to plaintiffs' attorneys", as well as other claims.

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  • Ambassador Scott Brown Addresses 'Cultural Insensitivities' After 'Misunderstanding' at Peace Corps Celebration
Ambassador Scott Brown Addresses 'Cultural Insensitivities' After 'Misunderstanding' at Peace Corps Celebration

Scott Brown, now the Trump-appointed ambassador to New Zealand, has managed to offend New Zealand over a lack of cultural awareness. In New Zealand, the American Embassy has denied media requests, and Bustle has contact the U.S. "Sadly it's politics and it is what it is", Ambassador Brown claimed, with a shrug. "Apparently someone took offense ...

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  • First Lady Melania Trump visits West Bloomfield, talks inclusion with middle schoolers
First Lady Melania Trump visits West Bloomfield, talks inclusion with middle schoolers

Where in the White House is the first lady's office? "I think a lot these days about how historians are going to write about the Trump administration", he said. Her only focus is to effect change within our next generation. While teasing and minor bullying have been around since kids walked into school for the first time, the addition of techn...

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  • Approves Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation package for PSU banks
Approves Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation package for PSU banks

Arun Jaitley should acknowledge that he has failed as a finance minister and has also sunk the Indian economy. However, speaking about the current economic situation, Jaitley said that India has remained as the world's fastest growing economy for the past three years, thus maintaining very strong economic fundamentals with progressive growth st...

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  • US Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Baghdad
US Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Baghdad

The Iraqi government strongly opposed the referendum vote and sent troops last week into several Kurdish-held territories to seize back control for the central government. The global battle against the militant Islamic State group in northern Iraq since 2014 saw the United States and Iran effectively fighting on the same side, with both supportin...

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  • Rock thrown from overpass kills man; 5 teens charged
Rock thrown from overpass kills man; 5 teens charged

But the incident that took White's life was no accident, authorities said. "These people should have known better", Leyton said. "I don't think anybody is laughing and I think that if there's any warning that both David and I can give, is telling young people, you make a bad decision, you could be spending the rest of your life in prison".

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  • Kid Rock turns down Senate run on 'Howard Stern'
Kid Rock turns down Senate run on 'Howard Stern'

Rock will be touring behind his latest album " Sweet Southern Sugar ", the first record he's made in Nashville after slowly shifting from a combative young Detroit rapper to a middle-aged rebel (ish) rocker. At least one poll from the summer showed Kid Rock leading Stabenow in a hypothetical 2018 Senate race in MI. Except for, you know, creatin...

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  • Egypt Security Forces Arrest 12 Suspected Militants in Fayoum: MOI
Egypt Security Forces Arrest 12 Suspected Militants in Fayoum: MOI

A botched raid has left more than 50 soldiers and police dead, according to reports. Islamist militant groups have stepped up attacks within Egypt, particularly in the Sinai Peninsula that borders Israel and Gaza Strip, since a 2013 coup by the country's military removed the democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherho...

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  • Dubai Scot jailed for three months for public indecency
Dubai Scot jailed for three months for public indecency

The German businessman later withdrew his complaint about Harron but the prosecution went ahead anyway, according to the Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National . He was at first imprisoned for five days and afterward discharged on safeguard with his identification seized. She said Harron is now considering a civil suit against the businessman an...

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  • Talks with Iran Practical Response of Hamas to Israel's Anger: Spokesman
Talks with Iran Practical Response of Hamas to Israel's Anger: Spokesman

Arouri hailed Iran for its significant support for the Palestinian nation, saying the Hamas leaders are determined to promote cooperation with Iran. "The final victory definitely belongs to the Palestinian people and fighters", Velayati said in a Saturday meeting with Deputy Head of Hamas' Political Bureau Saleh al-Arouri and the accompanying del...

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  • Facebook is testing two versions of News Feed in six countries
Facebook is testing two versions of News Feed in six countries

Facebook often tests out new features and services, collecting import data around user activity before assessing whether or not to deploy the change more broadly. Because the U.S. giant can change its terms whenever it likes in ways that can be devastating for news publishers. Larger publications like the New York Times tend to have more div...

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  • House Republicans investigating Obama-era uranium deal
House Republicans investigating Obama-era uranium deal

Rep. Devin Nunes said at a news conference that his committee and the House oversight committee are launching the joint investigation into the uranium deal, whether there was an FBI investigation into the matter and, if so, why Congress wasn't informed.

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  • Rs 7-L cr infra boost to revive economy
Rs 7-L cr infra boost to revive economy

The government on Tuesday approved highway projects worth Rs 7 lakh crore, including the ambitious Bharatmala programme, over the next five years. The BharatMala project will be funded in a three-pronged manner - market , private investment and asset recycling of NHAI's toll assets. However, the rest of the cost will be recovered by fuel ces...

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  • Authorities found remains of Texas missing girl, charged father
Authorities found remains of Texas missing girl, charged father

The 37-year-old Texas father has been charged with first-degree felony injury to a kid, the man was charged on Monday afternoon after police found the remains of 3-year-old missing North Texas girl named Sherin Mathew. When asked on Monday about the milk story Mathews originally told police, Perlich wouldn't provide specifics because it was...

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  • Release of files poised to shed light on Kennedy assassination
Release of files poised to shed light on Kennedy assassination

This is the correct decision". Trump himself is no stranger to the controversies and conspiracy theories that have long swirled around the assassination of the 35th president. Johnson, but much about the trip remains unknown. Earlier this month, Iowa Senator Charles Grassley introduced a resolution in the U.S. Senate urging Trump to make a full p...

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  • Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump Before Capitol Hill Lunch
Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump Before Capitol Hill Lunch

Several journalists in attendance captured the moment on video. "Why are you talking about tax cuts when you should be talking about treason?" "Why is congress talking about tax cuts when you should be talking about treason?" Trump ignored the man, although he did give the thumbs-up sign as the red white and blue flags of Russian Federati...

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  • Mega Millions makes changes for bigger jackpots
Mega Millions makes changes for bigger jackpots

With the higher prices comes a redesigned game in which players select five numbers from one to 70 and one Mega Ball number from one to 25, according to the commission. The $2 ticket price makes it the same price as a Powerball ticket. In the current game, players choose five numbers from a field of one to 75 and one Mega Ball from a field ...

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  • Attorneys for undocumented teen in Texas ask federal court for another hearing
Attorneys for undocumented teen in Texas ask federal court for another hearing

The teen, whose name and country of origin have been withheld because she's a minor, is 15 weeks pregnant. "As we continue to fight for her ability to make her own decision about whether to end her pregnancy, the Trump administration continues its staggering overreach by holding her hostage and preventing her from getting an abortion".

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  • Tillerson says room for Taliban in Afghan government
Tillerson says room for Taliban in Afghan government

In the afternoon, he will address the media and later in the day, he will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence. While there have been no recent attacks on the air base by Taliban insurgents, the sprawling facility north of Kabul has been regularly hit since the 2001 United States invasion by rockets, mortars and explosives-laden...

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  • Prominent Journalist At Radio Station Stabbed In Moscow
Prominent Journalist At Radio Station Stabbed In Moscow

The man restrained by colleagues and security staff after the attack at the Echo of Moscow editorial offices. "The man came here on goal. There are many questions", Venediktov told The Guardian . In a brief video of his interrogation released by Moscow police, he claimed the journalist was "haunting" him. A Facebook post by a spokesman for the...

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  • McConnell Dismisses Bannon: One of the 'Specialists in Nominating People Who Lose'
McConnell Dismisses Bannon: One of the 'Specialists in Nominating People Who Lose'

President Trump has been hard to pin down on the issue, to put it mildly . "We could have got the majority sooner but for the fact they were able to nominate people who could not win in November", he said. Meanwhile, Stephen Bannon, the president's self-described "wingman", is mounting a fierce political campaign against McConnell by backing anti-...

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  • Centre sets ball rolling for Kashmir dialogue
Centre sets ball rolling for Kashmir dialogue

In a move that reflects the sentiments of a broad spectrum of people with an interest in Kashmir - political parties, security agencies, locals and even the separatists - Singh declared that Dinsehwar Sharma's brief would be to hold a "sustained dialogue" with all stakeholders, "including Kashmiri separatists" and that the former IB chief will have...

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  • Pollution charge to hit suppliers entering London
Pollution charge to hit suppliers entering London

Monday to Friday. As for the run-up to the fee being implemented, Khan says: "I will continue to do everything in my power to help protect the health of Londoners and clean our filthy air". Mayor Sadiq Khan , who introduced the scheme, claimed London now has "the world's toughest emission standard". The new scheme is part of the city's effo...

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  • Cisco to buy BroadSoft in $1.9 bln deal
Cisco to buy BroadSoft in $1.9 bln deal

BroadSoft, Inc is a provider of software and services that enable telecommunications service providers to deliver hosted, cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) to their enterprise customers. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was originally posted by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board invested ...

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  • Tamil Nadu: Student dies after jumping from school building, two teachers booked
Tamil Nadu: Student dies after jumping from school building, two teachers booked

The student had jumped from the primary block of the school building during her lunch break on Friday after she was allegedly reprimanded by her teachers, as per The Indian Express . Both were teased by their friends and ended up in a verbal spat. The teachers had punished the girls again. She was rushed to a private hospital here in critical co...

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  • Donald Trump vs. Generals: A brief history
Donald Trump vs. Generals: A brief history

The call to the Johnson family came almost two weeks after the fatal Niger incident. She called General Kelly a "liar" for his characterization of her comments. And Kelly added that Dunford told him that "when he died, he was surrounded by the best men on this earth, his friends". "That's what the president tried to say to these families".

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  • Gunman holding two members of staff hostage at Nuneaton bowling alley
Gunman holding two members of staff hostage at Nuneaton bowling alley

A man has been arrested after a reported hostage situation at a bowling alley in central England today. The English police managed to release the hostages at a bowling club in the city of Nuneaton , County Warwickshire, reports sega. It did not confirm the reports of an armed standoff and provided no details except to say the incident was not ...

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  • France 'first dog' interrupts President Macron meeting by peeing on fireplace
France 'first dog' interrupts President Macron meeting by peeing on fireplace

French President Emmanuel Macron may have swept to victory in the elections earlier in the year, but not everything has gone to plan since then. In the footage for the channel TF1 , three junior ministers are in Macron's ornate office talking to the president about inner-city investment when Nemo relieves himself behind them.

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  • Former FBI chief Comey reveals self on mysterious Twitter account
Former FBI chief Comey reveals self on mysterious Twitter account

Late this morning, it has been confirmed that an account going by the username Reinhold Niebuhr is actually controlled by none other than James Comey himself. Comey tweeted an image of himself standing alone, along the roadside in Iowa, writing, "On the road home ". Some posters on Twitter were speculating he was running for US president beca...

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  • US May Return Nuclear Bombers to Cold War Status
US May Return Nuclear Bombers to Cold War Status

According to Defense One , Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, home of the 2nd Bomb Wing and Air Force Global Strike Command, is now being renovated and could soon house nuclear-armed B-52 bombers at the ready. Nothing like this has been seen since 1991, the end of the Cold War . Kim Jong-un has continued to step up his warmongering rh...

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  • Nigerian
Nigerian "underwear bomber" sues US Govt for allegedly violating his rights

Abdulmutallab's cell, such as his Muslim prayer rug and Qu'ran". " Prison walls do not form a barrier separating prison inmate from the protections of the United States Constitution ", according to the 73-page lawsuit filed by Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian native who was sentenced to four life terms in prison in 2012 after pleading guilty to tryi...

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  • USA ambassador urges peace in Kenya elections
USA ambassador urges peace in Kenya elections

Mr Odinga is boycotting Thursday's presidential election re-run, saying it will not be free and fair. Kenyan authorities will arrest and charge the sister of opposition leader Raila Odinga with incitement to violence after attacks on the election board, the chief prosecutor's office said on Monday .

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  • Podesta Group now part of special counsel probe into Russian collusion
Podesta Group now part of special counsel probe into Russian collusion

The investigation into Podesta stemmed from a probe into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's finances. According to NBC News , Podesta's company was one of many firms that worked on a public relations campaign organized by Manafort that promoted Ukraine's image in the west.

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  • Widow of dead soldier hits out at Trump
Widow of dead soldier hits out at Trump

The phone call first sparked controversy last week as Democrat congresswoman Frederica Wilson claimed Mr Trump told Sgt Johnson's widow that the soldier "knew what he signed up for". Mr Trump said he had "proof" that Ms Wilson's account was inaccurate, but has yet to provide it. The row had escalated when Mr Trump suggested that former Presid...

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