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World US Mulls Shooting Down North Korean Missiles Not Aimed at American Mainland
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The UN Security Council unanimously approved a new resolution toughening sanctions on the DPRK, which curtails the Asian country's oil imports, bans all of its textile exports and prohibits further work permits overseas for DPRK workers. to refrain from making threats against the North. Lavrov said Russia's position on the issue is "completely identical" to China's, the statement said.

World Republicans plan tax retreat ahead of big overhaul reveal
Author: 0 Republicans plan tax retreat ahead of big overhaul reveal

In general, though, members said that details remain up in the air. He noted Trump's remarks about the wealthy, and applauded the president "for reaching across the aisle". The level has been one of Trump's most frequent pledges on tax reform , but budgetary issues make the idea almost impossible to execute. A lot of the commentary about Republican tax legislation posits a distinction between "tax cuts" and "tax reform", the idea being that the latter scales back distortionary tax breaks ...

World Yanelly Nelly Zoller shoots herself dead reaching for grandma's candy
Author: 0 Yanelly Nelly Zoller shoots herself dead reaching for grandma's candy

U.S. Interstate 301, Thonotosassa. Yanelly "Nelly" Zoller died on September 14 at the Tampa home of her grandparents, Michael and Christie Zoller , according to the Tampa Bay Times . "She was extremely close to them and would get so excited when she got to stay at her nana's house", he adds. Shane and the child's mother shared custody, according to the local paper.

World Key Suspect in Death of Philippine Student Flees Country
Author: 0 Key Suspect in Death of Philippine Student Flees Country

Bureau of Immigration spokeswoman Antonette Mangrobang earlier said Trangia's EVA Air flight was bound for Taipei. Solano was the law student who claimed to have found Castillo's body on Sunday morning along Infanta street in Tondo, Manila.

World First Woman Set to Graduate From Marine Infantry-Officer Course
Author: 0 First Woman Set to Graduate From Marine Infantry-Officer Course

She is expected to graduate on September 25. The anonymous woman wasn't the first to attempt the elite training. All three spoke to The Washington Post anonymously because the graduation has not yet occurred. Since the Pentagon opened the officer course to all women in 2015, four additional female Marines, including Monday's graduate-to-be, have attempted it.

Author: 0 In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

Trump also commented during the speech that it is an "outrage" that nations would trade with North Korea, considering its pursuit of nuclear and ballistic weapons, but Haley said she believes he meant all nations who engage in such trade, not only China.

World O'Brien takes aim at Lions staff
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O'Brien repeated his claims on social media when he said: 'To be clear, my views on the Lions tour were honest and genuine with the intention of building on what was a great tour. We did almost the same thing on the last week. "The coaches have a lot to answer for in terms of our attack rather than Johnny and Faz trying to drive it", said O'Brien.

World Luther Strange: Trump Support Will Prove Key in Alabama Runoff
Author: 0 Luther Strange: Trump Support Will Prove Key in Alabama Runoff

Luther Strange are now squaring off in a televised, statewide debate - Lincoln-Douglas style. Trump is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Friday at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville on behalf of Strange's campaign. "The judge has proven he's not afraid of a fight for what is right, and he's ready to take on D.C.'s swamp monsters and help make America great again".

World Senator Franken Says Latest Health Care Proposal is Worse than the GOP's
Author: 0 Senator Franken Says Latest Health Care Proposal is Worse than the GOP's

The bill Senators are considering would "result in millions of Americans losing their health insurance coverage, destabilize health insurance markets, and decrease access to affordable coverage and care", Dr. Indeed, the current Vice President of the United States was one of the governors who cut an expansion deal in a plan designed by the Trump Administration's current director of Medicaid and Medicare Services.

Author: 0 US flies powerful warplanes amid standoff with North Korea

After a meeting between ministries and civilian experts, the government chose to support programs by the United Nations Children's Fund and the U.N. Goldstein admits that mainstream analysts often accuse him of going too far in appeasing or accommodating China. Nikki Haley, the US's ambassador to the United Nations, last week cast the new sanctions as a victory, but said the U.S.

World Russia: US War With North Korea 'Is Not an Option'
Author: 0 Russia: US War With North Korea 'Is Not an Option'

However, they fell short of a full embargo proposed by Washington due to opposition from China and Russian Federation, which have refused to sign on to any resolution that threatened to cripple the North Korean regime. "But with two recently launched North Korean missiles flying over northern Japan , the potential for having to consider a shoot-down without a direct threat remains very real".

World 'Victoria & Abdul' opens up well in UK
Author: 0 'Victoria & Abdul' opens up well in UK

The person who has featured in more feature films than any other is Queen Victoria . "I just have to believe that she possessed more humour than we give her credit for, especially in this final part of her life with this wonderful young man, who she could talk to and tell jokes to".

World Amazon Gets More Tax Credits To Open Administrative Office In Hudson Yards
Author: 0 Amazon Gets More Tax Credits To Open Administrative Office In Hudson Yards

The company said it will be the primary city location for its advertising division, with jobs in finance, sales, marketing and information technology and pay that will average $100,000. While numerous jobs - particularly those fulfillment center slots - require high-tech skills, filling the myriad positions created by each expansion hasn't been a problem, according to Paul Kotas, Amazon's senior vice president of global advertising.

World Mattis says USA has 'many' military options over North Korea
Author: 0 Mattis says USA has 'many' military options over North Korea

Most recently, USA president Donald Trump condemned the North Korean regime during the general debate of the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. "Those missiles are not directly threatening any of us", the secretary said. Alarmed by North Korea's advancing weapons programs, many conservatives in South Korea have called for the reintroduction of US tactical nuclear weapons in the South.

World N Korea slams Trump as South approves aid
Author: 0 N Korea slams Trump as South approves aid

A U.S. official said that Trump would later Thursday make an announcement of further sanctions on North Korea. As he's shown repeatedly, Trump just can't seem to let go of his 2016 opponent, and Trump made a joke at her expense during a meeting with Moon on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly here.

World Myanmar mob attacks aid shipment bound for Rohingya area
Author: 0 Myanmar mob attacks aid shipment bound for Rohingya area

Myanmar's military responded with a fierce counter-offensive that triggered the exodus of Rohingya to Bangladesh, putting a huge strain on humanitarian agencies in the Cox's Bazar area. With the influx stateless Rohingya, Bangladesh allocated a land of 2,000 acres to build new settlement as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina promised to host these people until they are able to return to their homes.

World Musharraf says Zardari behind BB, Murtaza Bhutto assassinations
Author: 0 Musharraf says Zardari behind BB, Murtaza Bhutto assassinations

He said that Zardari did not look into the case and the investigation was not active because of his involvement in Benazir's murder . He in the video further said, "There was just one person to benefit from Benazir's assassination and he is Asif Ali Zardari".

World Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from IS group
Author: 0 Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Hawija from IS group

Iraqi forces have launched an offensive against Hawija, one of the last two bastions of the group islamic State in the country, announced Prime minister Haïder al-Abadi on Thursday. Iraqi army soldiers, federal police officers, elite Rapid Response Force troops, Sunni Arab tribesmen and fighters from the Shia-led paramilitary Popular Mobilisation were reportedly advancing on six axes.

World Rohingya crisis: Rakhine aid boat 'blocked by Myanmar mob'
Author: 0 Rohingya crisis: Rakhine aid boat 'blocked by Myanmar mob'

He said an elderly person and a toddler were killed when the elephants rampaged through the area. The U.S. has given almost $100 million in humanitarian aid to assist Myanmar's displaced population over the past year, according to State Department officials.

World Pence reinforces tough position against North Korea at UN
Author: 0 Pence reinforces tough position against North Korea at UN

He said that North Korea's possession of nuclear weapons was "simply unacceptable", backing up Mr. Trump's stern warnings at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that the US could "destroy" North Korea if threatened. Meanwhile, as President Trump has signaled he is prepared to decertify the Iran nuclear deal , Pence said the president would indicate that decision "at his time at his choosing".

World North Korea To Be 'Destroyed' If Behaviour Continues
Author: 0 North Korea To Be 'Destroyed' If Behaviour Continues

Trump called the move "another very small step", but Haley talked up the significance of the agreement and went on to say it was near the limit of what the USA could accomplish through the UN. The five others support the deal. As president-elect, he called the United Nations. Haley then had a key role in calming the spirits and driving state legislators to withdraw the Confederate flag from their Capitol after more than half a century waving as a symbol of the past of segregation and ...

World China Criticizes US Indication of Military Option on N. Korea
Author: 0 China Criticizes US Indication of Military Option on N. Korea

Nikki Haley said North Korea will be "destroyed" if it continues with what she describes as "reckless" behavior. Mr Mattis said after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un tested a hydrogen bomb earlier this month that the USA would answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response, a response both effective and overwhelming".

World 'I'm very happy with myself': Sean Spicer describes life after White House
Author: 0 'I'm very happy with myself': Sean Spicer describes life after White House

He lambasted the Iran nuclear deal. Late Tuesday night, in between tweets about the United Nations General Assembly and Puerto Rico recovering from a hurricane, Trump decided it was a good time to trash the Emmys . "It's as if he should never be able to show his face in public again or tell a joke or - it's nearly like his detractors want him to wear a scarlet letter".

World Saudi lifts VoIP ban in step towards Vision 2030
Author: 0 Saudi lifts VoIP ban in step towards Vision 2030

The boycotting countries have issued a list of 13 demands including shut-down of Doha-based Al Jazeera network and reduction of the diplomatic ties with Iran before thawing ties. "We have said repeatedly that we expect the agreement to result in Iran not ever being able to acquire a nuclear capability and that Iran would abide by this agreement to the letter".

World Polls: Trump Approval Rises After Disaster Response
Author: 0 Polls: Trump Approval Rises After Disaster Response

Among Republicans, Trump's approval rating has climbed 7 points, to 80%. Trump's approval rating was virtually unchanged among Democratic voters, however. That being said, Democrats have hardly changed their minds about Trump's record overall: On average, barely over 10 percent approve of his performance .

World S.Korea to offer $8mn aid to N.Korea
Author: 0 S.Korea to offer $8mn aid to N.Korea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov urged all parties to seek a "peaceful resolution" to the current stand-off with Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program, the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement.

World Trump to 'consider' resuming military aid to Egypt
Author: 0 Trump to 'consider' resuming military aid to Egypt

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El Sisi held his first public meeting with Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY in an effort to drive a revival of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The memo was legally required for the Trump administration to continue providing certain USA aid to Egypt despite that country's failure to meet several conditions on good governance.

World New Airbnb-Resy Partnership Facilitates Denver Dining
Author: 0 New Airbnb-Resy Partnership Facilitates Denver Dining

Last year, the service launched Experiences , where users can book things such as cooking classes, tours, bike rides art studio visits in the city they're traveling to through AirBnb. Airbnb is working on translations within the app so that cross-language travelers don't have to worry about using a foreign booking site. Users can search for restaurants by cuisine, time of day or use a map view to find restaurants in the neighborhood where they're staying.

World 'Trump's tough speech reaffirms the need for denuclearisation'
Author: 0 'Trump's tough speech reaffirms the need for denuclearisation'

President Trump spoke fiery words in front of the United Nations Tuesday morning, and they have at least one Valley lawmaker raising eyebrows. In fact, its program began accelerating in the mid-2000s-when former President George W. Trump also mocked its leader, Kim Jong Un , calling him a "rocket man". Upon his arrival in NY for meetings at theUN, the minister of north Korean foreign Affairs Ri Yong-ho, all sorts of questions by the journalists, was answered by a maxim.

World United States flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill
Author: 0 United States flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill

If confirmed, they would be the first flights since the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3 and staged an intermediate-range missile test over Japan last Friday, sending regional tensions soaring. The US also has about 35,000 troops stationed in South Korea. South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo told lawmakers on Monday that it is "not proper" to reintroduce USA nuclear weapons.

World Theresa May to brief cabinet on Florence Brexit speech
Author: 0 Theresa May to brief cabinet on Florence Brexit speech

The EU chief Brexit negotiator has expressed frustration with his British counterparts in recent weeks after the two sides failed to reach an agreement on citizens' rights, the Irish border, and Britain's financial obligations. Debate ahead of the speech has focused on the detail of the time-limited transition period after Brexit, how much the United Kingdom will pay as it leaves, and whether it will continue contributing to European Union budgets in years to come.

World Seeking Military 'Equilibrium' With US, Says North Korea
Author: 0 Seeking Military 'Equilibrium' With US, Says North Korea

Last month, North Korea fired an intermediate range missile that also flew over Hokkaido into the ocean. Fresh measures - including banning textile imports and capping petrol supply - were unanimously imposed by the UN Security Council against Pyongyang one week ago.

World Australia's ex-PM Tony Abbott headbutted 'in equal marriage row'
Author: 0 Australia's ex-PM Tony Abbott headbutted 'in equal marriage row'

Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has said he was attacked by a same-sex marriage campaigner in Hobart who headbutted him after asking to shake his hand. Mr Croome noted that earlier in the week a Burnie Cafe was threatened with arson for supporting the Yes campaign while a 14 year old Dubbo girl received a death threat for supporting marriage equality on social media.

World Pelosi Leaves Her Press Conference Amid Immigration Activists' Protest
Author: 0 Pelosi Leaves Her Press Conference Amid Immigration Activists' Protest

The second protest leader put forward a somewhat sharper denunciation of the Democratic Party, describing the reign of terror imposed on immigrant communities during the Obama administration . Pelosi wore a frozen grin as the protestors presented their grievances in the traditionally progressive call-and-response format. She said the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus, and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus were all discussing the legislation "because all ...

World GOP senator: Trump may be a great dealmaker 'after all'
Author: 0 GOP senator: Trump may be a great dealmaker 'after all'

Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania had disagreed over allowing a budget that would add to the deficit. They have attended American schools, served in this country's military, worked at jobs, paid taxes and kept clean records - otherwise they would not even be eligible for DACA .

World Aid shipment blocked as Rohingya humanitarian crisis deepens
Author: 0 Aid shipment blocked as Rohingya humanitarian crisis deepens

Pence repeated a USA call for the military to end the violence and support efforts for a long-term solution for the Rohingya. The refugees speak of indiscriminate clearance operations, huts set on fire and family members being taken away and never heard from again.

World North Korea says Trump speech is 'a dog's bark'
Author: 0 North Korea says Trump speech is 'a dog's bark'

The President previously said, "Our first priority is to protect the American people and our allies". "I am against such threats", she told the Deutsche Welle broadcaster when asked about Trump's remarks. South Korea's presidential office said Trump's warning reaffirmed the U.S.' pursuit of maximum pressure against Pyongyang. Since Pyongyang's sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3, however, Moon has said the time is not right for dialogue.

World Family Of Kenneka Jenkins Demands An FBI Investigation
Author: 0 Family Of Kenneka Jenkins Demands An FBI Investigation

Autopsy and toxicology results have yet to be released. Kenneka's friends, family and the local community have continued to express disbelief in the theory that the teen simply "walked into the freezer on her own", as initially reported by detectives following her death.

World Rihanna dazzles at Fenty Beauty launch in London
Author: 0 Rihanna dazzles at Fenty Beauty launch in London

Considering that this is only the beginning of Fenty Beauty , it will be interesting to see how the brand shapes the beauty world in the future. Krystal Robertson is a woman from MS who has the disorder and has a hard time finding a foundation that works for her.

World Ric Flair's mystery illness finally revealed, says People
Author: 0 Ric Flair's mystery illness finally revealed, says People

Now is the time to tell your story, now is the time to help millions of people. The father of WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair said he started drinking in the early 1970's to "bond" with fellow wrestlers. Flair, who is still recovering at a convalescent center in Atlanta, had part of his bowel removed, and had a pacemaker inserted during his hospital stint.

World Maria hammers Puerto Rico, expected to stay far from Gulf
Author: 0 Maria hammers Puerto Rico, expected to stay far from Gulf

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday. In San Juan, millions scrambled to find safe shelter a little more than a week after Hurricane Irma skirted the island. Previously a Category 5 with 175 miles per hour (281 kph) winds, Maria hit Puerto Rico as the third-strongest storm to make landfall in the USA, based on its central pressure.

World Journalist Killed while covering protest in Tripura
Author: 0 Journalist Killed while covering protest in Tripura

In Agartala, journalists protested against the killing of Shantanu Bhowmik and performed outside the Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's house. As fellow journalists took to the streets following Shantanu Bhowmik's murder , the government has assured that swift action will be taken against the perpetrators.

World Narayan Rane resigns from Congress, keeps mum on joining BJP
Author: 0 Narayan Rane resigns from Congress, keeps mum on joining BJP

Rane, who has pockets of influence in the Konkan region, was expelled by Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray after he voiced displeasure over Uddhav Thackeray gaining prominence in the party. He also denied that he had met BJP president Amit Shah in Ahmedabad in April this year along with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. "In his press conference Rane alleged that he was quitting the party and said that the party had repeatedly gone back on its promises made to him".

World Dawood Ibrahim in 'talks' with Centre for his return: Raj Thackeray
Author: 0 Dawood Ibrahim in 'talks' with Centre for his return: Raj Thackeray

In an explosive remark, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS ) chief Raj Thackeray has claimed that fugitive mafia don and Mumbai serial blast main accused Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar wants to return to India and is now negotiating a settlement with the PM Narendra Modi led NDA-led government at the Centre, according to IANS.

World Some celebrate new year
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Rosh Hashanah 2017 starts at sundown on Wednesday, Sept. 20 and will last through the end of the evening of Friday, Sept. 22. Like in the past, special new year prayers will be conducted across Synagogues in Mumbai, Thane and other parts of India, namely New Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and also in Cochin, which has a dwindling Jewish population.

World USA and China commit to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea
Author: 0 USA and China commit to 'maximising pressure' on North Korea

Security Council would be "perfectly happy" handing responsibility for dealing with North Korea to the Pentagon. The U.S.is looking at the possibility of shooting down a future launch of a ballistic missile by North Korea, CNN reports . North Korea has ratcheted up tensions by firing a series of ballistic missiles and conducting a sixth nuclear test earlier this month. "Such differences may also help make the Korea-U.S.

World Ducey doubles down on health care bill without knowing details
Author: 0 Ducey doubles down on health care bill without knowing details

Amidst growing tensions and in a bid to defend his support for the Graham-Cassidy Bill which is a new effort at repealing the ObamaCare health policy, President Trump is validating the essence of the bill and equally testifying to the good intentions of Senator Bill Cassidy at promoting the bill.