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China rules out radiation from North Korea after nuclear test

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South Korea is on high alert as it believes North Korea might launch a new intercontinental ballistic missile over the weekend to celebrate the 69th year of its founding, an official said. Saturday's celebration, also attended by scientists and military officials, marked the successful nuclear test and praised those who performed the task with realism and pride, KCNA reported . Read More »

For 3 decades, Congress shuns immigration duty

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The president did, and the Democratic Congress broke its promise and did nothing. For some perspective on this, let us imagine that President Trump made a decision to unilaterally rewrite the U.S. Establishment Republicans, a majority of working class Republicans, and Democrats are against ending DACA. However, this reform must come from Congress, instead of overreaching dictatorial action by the Executive Branch. Read More »

NC opens emergency shelters for Irma evacuees

He says risky surf and rip currents should be anticipated at the coast. "With the rain could come flash flooding in some areas and possible landslides in the mountains". The state department of transportation is warning of increased traffic on interstates in North Carolina, particularly those that run south to north. Read More »

Trump briefed on Irma; Pence going to FEMA headquarters

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At the White House, Trump described Irma as a "rough hurricane" and "some big monster" and said he was most concerned about its strength. He said Irma was risky and life-threatening. "What we're going to need is. perseverance", she said. Trump said earlier this week that military action against a nuclear-armed North Korea remained an option. Read More »

Left unity candidates sweep JNU students' body polls, win all four posts

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United Left candidate Geeta Kumari is elected as the President by defeating Nidhi Tripathi of ABVP by 464 votes. Shubhanshu Singh (United Left Panel) won the post of Joint Secretary and he got 1755 votes. "According to the Newspaper, Our support base has also broadened", said Saket Bahuguna, ABVP spokesperson.The ABVP won big at the science schools, by claiming that they were backing nearly nine of the candidates who won at various science schools. Read More »

Here Is How A Sikh Politician Responded To A Racist

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Singh, a Sikh who is now running to be the leader of the federal NDP , organized a meet and greet for supporters last week in Brampton , Ontario, Canada as part of his campaign. We don't want to be intimidated by hate. "So let's show people how we would treat someone with love". The national broadcaster CBC reported that he directly addressed the woman and said, "We welcome you". Read More »

Putin: North Korea crisis could be 'impossible' to solve

However, the path toward strengthening the pressure on North Korea, such as by having the U.N. Security Council adopt a resolution imposing additional sanctions, remains hard to forecast. Haley said the US will circulate new draft sanctions and wants the security council to vote on them September 11. Do you think a country possessing nuclear weapons and missiles will give them up? The Global Times claimed South Korea has "lost its last remaining independence" and that the country was in a ... Read More »

2 militants killed in Kulgam gunfight

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The Minister is scheduled to address policemen in the Anantnag Police Lines and Central Reserve Police Force troopers in Khanabal area of the district on Sunday. From them large quantity of arms and ammunition including an AK-47and an INSAS rifle was recovered, said a police official. The arrest of a militant during a gun fight is rare. Read More »

CAG Report Flagging Shortage of Ammunition 'Factually Wrong': Nirmala Sitharaman

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his good wishes to the all-women Indian Navy team which is set to embark on a journey of circumnavigation of the globe. He wrote, "Today is a special day!" She further said the motivation amongst these women is also high and she's sure that they will be able to tackle all the challenges during their voyage. Read More »

Trump's Social Media Chief Tweets Wrong Storm Video

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The airport replied, 'Thanks Dan'. "This video is not from Miami International Airport", the airport's official Twitter account shot back at Scavino in response to his misleading post. There were no shortage of fake rumors about Hurricane Irma as it slammed into the Florida coast this weekend. That hasn't stopped its social media account from responding to requests over several days. Read More »

China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment

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Fears of a leak from North Korea's detonation of what it claimed was a hydrogen bomb came after Chinese monitors detected a second tremor shortly after the initial natural disaster triggered by the blast. It has also caused diplomatic rifts between South Korea and its neighbor China, which Seoul says imposed unofficial sanctions on it after deployment began, with Chinese tourist groups encouraged to boycott South Korea and Chinese consumers attacking Korean companies online. Read More »

Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

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Japan's Foreign Ministry said that Abe strongly encouraged Russian Federation to respond constructively as a permanent member of the Security Council. "Given the new developments on the Korean peninsula, China agrees that the U.N. Security Council should make a further response and take necessary measures", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters on Thursday. Read More »

Vladimir Putin warns world faces 'global catastrophe' over North Korea

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North and South Korean diplomats were already on Russky Island, near Vladivostok, in the Russian Far East, by September 6, 2017, to attend the Eastern Economic Forum (September 6-7, 2017), which began a day after the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Summit ended in Beijing on September 5, 2017. Read More »

Looters hit footwear store in Fort Lauderdale

Sunrise Boulevard. Hours later, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department tweeted that they had caught the looters. Looting has apparently begun in Florida amid Hurricane Irma , according to a report and video footage from WPLG . While the projected track showed Irma raking the state's Gulf Coast, forecasters warned that the entire state - including the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people - was in danger because of the sheer size of the storm. Read More »

Hurricane watches expected for Florida as Irma gets closer

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There were no immediate reports of casualties. Katia was about 195 miles (315 kilometers) north-northeast of the city of Veracruz late Wednesday and was expected to drift toward the coast Thursday and Friday, the hurricane center said. Hurricane warnings are in effect for Haiti from the northern border with the Dominican Republic to Le Mole St. Nicholas; Southeastern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands; Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus and Villa Clara; Central ... Read More »

Bipartisan Senate Bill Doubles Hurricane Recovery Funding

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The extended debt ceiling measure will give Congress until December 8 to agree on a new spending plan. But President Trump made a deal with Democrats to tackle the issues in one big package. The large emergency funding package, linked to the debt ceiling and government spending, could be the result of a contentious deal struck in the Oval Office Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Alabama Prepares for Hurricane Irma, Takes in Neighbors

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They provided updated information on preparations and weather conditions in Alabama. "Certainly I can not say for sure what will happen". "Because we've been preparing for this storm for some time, we already have a plan and a strategy", she said. Read More »

Thousands of Australians rally in support of gay marriage

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With survey forms hitting post boxes from Tuesday, the campaigns on both sides of the same sex marriage have ramped up. The initiative came as thousands of marriage equality supporters attended rallies in Sydney and Brisbane today. 'Get out of my face'. Has traditional marriage been undermined? No, it's not a case of people seriously jumping the gun on Christmas celebrations, but a grassroots part of the "yes" campaign for same-sex marriage in Australia. Read More »

Gov. Deal expands emergency declaration to 94 counties total

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The National Hurricane Center projects Hurricane Irma's eye will make landfall somewhere along the Georgia-South Carolina border Monday or Tuesday. The state will open up every single state park across Georgia for free, making room for at least 10,000 evacuees if needed. "It's going to be a slow go", he said. Read More »

Quick action on Hurricane Harvey relief itself a relief

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It will take months or in some cases even years for things to return to normal. Although it has lost some power, it is predicated that the storm will remain along the Texas coastline for several more days, causing extreme flooding and wind damage. Read More »

Eight people shot to death in Texas home, police say

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Plano police spokesman David Tilley said police initially responded to a report of shots fired. According to police, an officer fatally shot the suspect. The suspect was described as an adult male, and the age range of the victims was still being determined. Additional details were not immediately available. Read More »

'Agreeing with Putin', Sen. Lindsey Graham opposes North Korea sanctions

Putin denounced Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognise North Korea's nuclear status. Japan, along with its security ally the United States, is trying to put more pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs through the adoption of a fresh, tougher sanctions resolution at the U.N. Read More »

Putin condemns North Korea's nuclear test, calls for talks

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The survey released on Friday showed South Koreans were considerably less concerned about war compared with June 2007, nine months after North Korea conducted its first nuclear test, in September 2006. Those missiles, successfully tested twice in July, have the ability to reach the USA mainland, North Korea says. MoUs were also signed between Russia's Roscongress Foundation and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), and between Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund and the ... Read More »

Hurricane Jose moving in Atlantic, expected to shift away from Puerto Rico

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Torrential rain and hurricane force winds will continue Sunday. Like Irma, Jose is a Cape Verde hurricane, a type of storm that forms in the far eastern Atlantic, near the Cape Verde Islands (now known as Cabo Verde). With El Niño failing to take shape, there was a 62% chance of a major hurricane making landfall in the United States this season, Colorado State forecasters had said. Read More »

Hurricanes Jose, Katia join Irma in Atlantic Basin

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As of the last update from the National Hurricane Center at 10 p.m. CDT Friday, Hurricane Jose was located about 265 miles east-southeast of the northern Leeward Islands and was moving to the west-northwest at 14 mph. Wind gusts past 150 miles per hour in these areas could lead to a swath of catastrophic damage. Jose has winds of 75 miles per hour and is quickly strengthening. Read More »

Turnbull has 'constructive' call with Trump over North Korea

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Mr Madden said Sik is one of just a handful of individuals close to Jong-un who hold a deputy director title and could "end up serving higher office" at some point. Members of Congress from both parties called for stricter sanctions against North Korea, and said the United States should seek to work closely with allies like South Korea, push China to do more and see action at the United Nations. Read More »

Evacuated Dolphins arrive in LA for extended stay

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The Buccaneers did not announce any formal preparedness plan early Friday, but the team previously changed the schedule to adhere to bye-week standards. If Miami and FSU can't play in Tallahassee on September 16, both teams are off on October 7. He and Hurricanes coach Mark Richt have both tweeted this week, responding to criticism about Miami's decision to not make the trip to Arkansas State. Read More »