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World Donald Trump slams Susan Rice for unmasking officials
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Rice declined to comment on her testimony. "The meeting was about ascertaining the Trump team's view of the region and sharing the UAE's view of the region and what the United States role should be", a Middle East official told CNN. " No one was coming in to sell anything or arrange anything ". Rice had previously been criticized for "unmasking" Americans in the waning days of the Obama administration.

World UN Security Council slaps new sanctions on North Korea
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The document proposes a ban on Pyongyang's textile exports, prevents the hiring of North Korean labourers overseas and introduces an oil embargo. The resolution is a watered-down version of the original United States proposal. OSAKA, Japan (Reuters) - Ethnic Koreans living in Japan are nervously watching growing tensions over North Korea and are wary of a possible backlash against their community as Pyongyang ramps up its sabre-rattling.

World Putin, Merkel seek peaceful solutions to Korean Peninsula issue
Author: 0 Putin, Merkel seek peaceful solutions to Korean Peninsula issue

Her remarks came as the British defence secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, also stressed his desire for a diplomatic solution on Sunday. Meanwhile, North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, hosted an elaborate banquet in Pyongyang over the weekend for military leaders, scientists and technicians to celebrate the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test.

World Kids in Dantewada found playing Blue Whale Challenge
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A family in Ankara filed a criminal complaint against an online game titled "Blue Whale", indicating it was responsible for the suicide of their 24-year-old son. An engineering student identified as Swadhin Rout (27) of Sasanpadia area in the Old Town of Bhubaneswar was rescued by Lingaraj police from the clutches of Blue Whale Challenge on Tuesday.

World Brit journalist snatched by killer crocodile as he washed hands at lagoon
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Fawas Lafeer, owner of Safa Surf School, located up the coast from scene of the incident, said: "A local fisherman witnessed a man being dragged into a river, set back from the beach, by a crocodile. He was walking on a beach where a small river meets the sea, it's named Crocodile Rock for that reason obviously. According to the British newspaper the Telegraph, McClean's father, Peter, is director of a management consultancy firm and lives with their mother, Irene, in Surrey.

World Knifeman shouting 'Allah' attacks a soldier on patrol in Paris
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The knifeman mentioned Allah as he attacked , according to police, suggesting that it was another Islamist-inspired assault in the French capital. The attacker approached the soldier from behind and threatened him with a knife while shouting slogans about the Islamic State terror group, reported French broadcaster BFMTV.

World White House Suggests Jemele Hill Should Be Fired For Trump Comments
Author: 0 White House Suggests Jemele Hill Should Be Fired For Trump Comments

Sanders admitted that she was unsure whether the president was aware of Hill's comments, but proceeded to create an unofficially official administration position on them nonetheless. " Trump is the most ignorant, offensive president of my lifetime". Mr. Eaves expressed frustration in a post to social media that afternoon. Spicer said in order to understand Trump's crowd-size fixation, you have to understand that people in the Trump camp felt they were battling constant attempts, "in the ...

World Hurricane Irma Brings Chaos and Despair to Caribbean
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The growing calls for more support from the worldwide community in the efforts to rebuild after Irma come as the USA and the United Kingdom are under fire for not paying enough attention to territories ravaged by the storm. She said: 'I'm so guilty of seeing something awful on the news then, you know, going back to your dinner after. We got National Guard units and got police officers.

World Harvard Rescinds Chelsea Manning's Fellowship
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Forum. Former CIA Chief Michael Morell also resigned his role as a senior fellow at Harvard over the Manning invite. In his resignation letter explaining the decision, Morell said he could not lecture at an institution 'that honors convicted felon and leaker of classified information'.

World Catalans ask Rajoy to agree to an independence referendum
Author: 0 Catalans ask Rajoy to agree to an independence referendum

In July, a poll commissioned by the regional government found that 49.4 percent of Catalans were against independence while 41.1 supported it. The prosecutor considers they have "clearly" carried out "acts to promote and organize" the referendum and "knew perfectly well the repeated pronouncements of the Constitutional Court".

World Trump to make hurricane stop in Florida
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Hollywood officials said eight people aged 71 to 99 died at the for-profit Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, but the causes were not yet determined. Rick Scott and his wife; Florida Sen. This is Trump's third visit in less than three weeks to a hurricane-damaged state. After Harvey struck Texas, Mr Trump drew criticism for having minimal interaction with residents during his first trip in late August.

World Jeff Sessions tried to resign after browbeating by Trump, NYT reports
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions tried to resign after browbeating by Trump, NYT reports

The Times said it based its account on "interviews with seven administration officials and others familiar with the interactions between Mr. Trump and Mr. Before Trump could accept Sessions's resignation, however, several top advisers pushed back against the move. A source told CNN in June that Sessions offered to resign following a series of heated exchanges with the President.

World 'Explosion' on Tube train at Parsons Green sparks panic on District Line
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According to The Sun , several passengers were left with facial burns after an explosion on a train. The explosion occurred on a Tube train at Parsons Green station this morning. Initial reports said a container exploded on the packed London Tube causing panic. This is a developing situation and will be updated as more information becomes available .

World Independence Cup 2017: May The Journey Continue!
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Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has said his team would have to be more disciplined to seize the historic Twenty20 global series against the World XI . Sethi said Sri Lanka had also agreed to play a one-off T20 global in Lahore on October 29, though he was still holding out hope for two matches.

World Nursing Home Patients Die After AC Shuts Off In Florida Amid Irma
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Millions of people across Florida have lost power since Irma began lashing the state, and utilities have warned that some of the outages could extend for days or even weeks. Sweat dripping from her forehead, she said she'd been trying to get information from first responders to no avail. For much of the morning, Mitchell anxious her sister was among the deceased.

World President Trump To Visit Florida This Week Following Irma
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By Monday, the hurricane-turned-tropical storm had weakened to a tropical depression. That storm killed 1,800 people around New Orleans. Higher sea levels can contribute to more devastating storm surge. Meanwhile, White House spokesman says that President Trump and the entire administration continue to monitor the situation in all areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.

World Violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar must stop
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Myanmar's top Catholic leader criticizes country's political leadership for not speaking up against the violence being committed against the Rohingya Muslims . We all clearly understand that. Violence in Myanmar has invited reactions from around the world. The resolution called on the European Union to make it clear that the "EU stands ready to consider targeted punitive sanctions against individuals and entities, and to consider consequences in the context of the trade preferences ...

World Trump Dispenses Hoagies, Handshakes in Hurricane Zone
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As he flew from city to city, Trump passed over flooded neighborhoods aboard Marine One, the presidential helicopter. Mr Trump handed out sandwiches to residents, while Vice President Mike Pence and First Lady Melania Trump offered them bananas.

World Jose downgraded to tropical storm
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Hurricane Jose is centered as of 11 a.m. Wednesday about 470 miles south of Bermuda and about 510 miles east-northeast of the southeastern Bahamas, according to the National Hurricane Center . "Remember Wilma was an October hurricane [in 2005], so we don't want anyone to let their guard down just yet". In 2004, Hurricane Jeanne made a loop and appeared to be heading out into the Atlantic, but it instead turned around and hit the Florida coast.

Author: 0 United Kingdom pledges extra £25m in hurricane aid

But he denied the UK had been slow to react, as did Mrs May, who said: "The UK response was a speedy one". Hundreds of United Kingdom troops and 50 police officers have been sent to the British Virgin Islands, where around 100 "very serious" prisoners escaped from jail after the hurricane.

World What is it? Sea animal washes up on shore after Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 What is it? Sea animal washes up on shore after Hurricane Harvey

The colossal creature was found rotting on a beach in Texas City after the megastorm which ravaged the southern US. Some commenters threw out the suggestion of eel and a biologist agreed, telling the BBC it was a fangtooth snake-eel. Dr Tighe identified it as the fangtooth snake-eel but warned that a precise identification was hard without the tip of its tail. Ms Desai , who was at the shoreline surveying the harm from the typhoon, told the BBC: "It was totally startling, it's not ...

World Roswell teen rushed to hospital from LSU fraternity, dies
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Alexander added that Phi Delta Theta has been suspended by LSU and its national chapter. "We are investigating this matter with the utmost seriousness...as we have continually warned hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable", Alexander contended.

World At least 50 die in twin attacks in Iraq
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The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks. Soon afterwards, a auto bomb exploded at a nearby checkpoint. The attack started with militants opening fire at the checkpoint and the restaurant in Thi Qar on the main highway that links Baghdad with the southern provinces.

World Maryland Police Arrest Man In Murder Of His Missing Pregnant Girlfriend
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Police confirmed in the release last week that they discovered her 2011 black Ford Escape parked in a gated apartment complex nearly directly across a highway from Wilde Lake High School. Wallen's family said she was four months pregnant and excited about her baby - who she posted a sonogram of proudly to her refrigerator. Police learned that Tessier allegedly made several trips to the secluded field in Damascus, about 40 miles from Baltimore .

World US Congress Calls on Trump to Speak Out Against White Supremacists, Extremists
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As ESPN condemns on of its stars for calling President Trump a white supremacist, Congress has decided to make the president legally state that he does not endorse white supremacy. I hit them with everything. In particular, some took major issue with Trump blaming the violence at the rally on "many sides" and his contention that there were "very fine people" who demonstrated alongside neo-nazis.

World Nuclear Weapons Experts Warn Trump Against Abandoning Iran Deal
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On Thursday, Trump must choose whether to waive economic sanctions on Tehran, a requirement under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA ), the official name of the nuclear accord. "I think it will be very interesting to see what happens next week at the UN General Assembly, when everyone will be in the same place at the same time - and whether there's further discussion in this regard about where the agreement is", Sherman told The Times of Israel on Wednesday.

World North Korea resumes work at nuclear test site, analysts say
Author: 0 North Korea resumes work at nuclear test site, analysts say

The North carried out its sixth nuclear test - and most powerful to date - on September 3. The North reacted to the latest sanctions, which had the backing of veto-holding China and Russian Federation, by reiterating threats to destroy the US, Japan and South Korea.

World Quotes on Suu Kyi's handling of Myanmar's Rohingya crisis
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He wants the government of Myanmar to implement, with concrete action, recommendations made by an independent advisory commission led by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, including speeding up the citizen verification process to ensure that human rights are recognized for all groups.

World Census: Nation's median income rose, poverty rate fell in 2016
Author: 0 Census: Nation's median income rose, poverty rate fell in 2016

The median household income in Texas past year hit $56,565 - up nearly 2 percent from 2015. Roughly 18 million people in the South were living below the poverty line in 2015, down 1.3 percent from 19.5 million in 2014, according to the latest Census Bureau data.

World United Kingdom will regret Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker
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European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker has declared what he called "the wind is back in Europe's sails" during a State of the Union speech in which he outlined his vision for the future of the bloc upon Brexit in 2019. "Our many years of experience in the French market and working closely with the French regulators gives us great confidence in making this decision and reinforces our commitment to our staff, clients and distribution partners in both France and across the ...

World Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic
Author: 0 Space station captures Hurricanes Irma, Jose churning in the Atlantic

As well as Irma there are two smaller hurricanes flanking the giant -Katia And Jose. The peak winds of Hurricane Katia, centered over the southwest Gulf of Mexico, had reached 100 m/h (161 km/h). A number of hurricanes are churning in the Atlantic now, including Hurricanes Irma and Jose. It is quite rare to have three simultaneous hurricanes.

World Tillerson urges more pressure on North Korea
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United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly emphasized the significance of the 2015 nuclear accord negotiated between Iran and the United States and worldwide powers during a recent meeting with Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonUS limiting visas in four countries for refusing deportations Senate votes down Paul's bid to revoke war authorizations 'Game of Thrones' polling company takes on White House shakeups MORE.

World Bigger Japanese role in development of northeastern India
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Speaking at the event, in the presence of Japanese PM Abe whom he described as a great friend, Modi urged Japanese businesses to invest in India and use the resources the country offers. "The two Prime Ministers affirmed strong commitment to their values-based partnership in achieving a free, open and prosperous Indo-Pacific region where sovereignty and global law are respected, and differences are resolved through dialogue, and where all countries, large or small, enjoy freedom of navigation ...

World Trump traveling to storm-ravaged Florida Thursday
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Trump pledged to come back to Florida "numerous times". "I don't know what he's going to do". Trump's praise, he said, is not just for rescue workers but "includes the people who live here". Visiting Texas a few days after Trump, Pence took a more active approach, clearing downed tree branches in a sweat-soaked shirt and leading a prayer circle at a damaged church.

World Moscow on lockdown after multiple bomb threats
Author: 0 Moscow on lockdown after multiple bomb threats

Police are now emptying out the locations - including three main railway stations, a dozen shopping centres and at least one university campus. Tass reported that three stations - Leningrad, Kiev and Kazan were evacuated, as well as the Moscow State Medical University and inspected by law enforcement.

World Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall
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Speaking on "Fox News Sunday" as Irma began its assault on Florida on Sunday morning, Long called the storm a "complex event" in particular because of its movement from the southern part of the state to the north. These horrifying videos show the scale of devastation Hurricane Irma is wreaking on Florida, where some streets have been replaced as rivers and palm streets whip from side to side.

World H-bomb or not, experts say North Korea near its nuclear goal
Author: 0 H-bomb or not, experts say North Korea near its nuclear goal

In response to the sixth nuclear test on September 3, the United States and its allies are trying to have the U.N. Security Council endorse a new resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says more launchers were added to a contentious high-tech missile defense system because his country faces an unprecedented security threat from North Korea.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also warned that if China fails to fully implement the new United Nations sanctions , the US could impose additional sanctions on China and prevent it from accessing the USA financial system. "The reason the United States is accelerating arms in Northeast Asia is to minimize the damage caused by military conflicts, by providing more weapons to allies", Song said.

World India submits pleadings at ICJ in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
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Both India and Pakistan will make their submissions before the ICJ. "This is in furtherance of our application filed before the Court on May 8, 2017", external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. India hopes the top court will declare the former Indian Navy officer's death sentence a breach of worldwide law. The top court had ruled in favour of India and prevented Pakistan from executing the 47-year-old Indian naval officer.

World Manila votes to cut rights group budget to $26
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Philippine Mission to United Nations Office and Other International Organizations in Geneva Maria Teresa Almojuela hit United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein for having severely mischaracterized the situation in the Philippines in his report to the Human Rights Council, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

World Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat
Author: 0 Irma weakens to Category 1 Hurricane but still poses threat

Storm surges also swamped some coastal areas in Georgia and SC. Marg Gagliostro, hurricane survivor, "it was surreal just looked like a war zone walking down here with all the palm trees down and other trees snapped just like toothpicks", the Gagliostro family rode out Hurricane Irma from their fourth floor condo.

World Dennis Rodman could save us all from Nuclear War
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman could save us all from Nuclear War

When Rodman was asked about what kind of person Kim was, he replied with: "I basically hang out with him all the time ", he said. "And that's the good thing about that". in their language..." Rodman is also a fan of the U.S. president, who was host of Celebrity Apprentice when Rodman was on the reality TV show.

World North Korea warns U.S. will pay due prize if harsh sanctions pass
Author: 0 North Korea warns U.S. will pay due prize if harsh sanctions pass

Haley noted that the council was meeting on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack. David von Hippel, from the California-based Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability, said Beijing did not want to see a humanitarian crisis in the hermit state.