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World AARP: GOP repeal could raise seniors' healthcare cost by $16K a year
Author: 0 AARP: GOP repeal could raise seniors' healthcare cost by $16K a year

This follows McCain's statement saying that he does not plan to support the bill that would repeal Obamacare. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy , R-La., is estimated to slash $78 billion from California's budget by 2026. "I hope that in the months ahead, we can join with colleagues on both sides of the aisle to arrive at a compromise solution that is acceptable to most of us and serves the interests of Americans as best we can", McCain said.

World Man kills 2 children and self, sets fire to home
Author: 0 Man kills 2 children and self, sets fire to home

Preliminary autopsy results released later that day indicate that the cause of death for the two young boys and their father was strangulation via ligature. Investigators have determined that Eric Ringenberg acted alone in the deaths of his sons and in setting the house on fire. The victims were pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m.

World Scaramucci Takes Revenge on White House Staffers on 'The View'
Author: 0 Scaramucci Takes Revenge on White House Staffers on 'The View'

The criticisms began after Scaramucci said that Bannon had a "bit of a messianic complex". "I am an America first guy". "I wanna say something to Sarah Huckabee Sanders ". On the bright side, since getting fired , Scaramucci has clearly relished in the post-White House celebrity afterglow. But because he's an anti-globalist, and he was hitting that economic forum at Breitbart for so many years, that put me in disfavor with him.

World China issues North Korea threat: USA MUST remove anti-missile system
Author: 0 China issues North Korea threat: USA MUST remove anti-missile system

Chinese banks have come under scrutiny for their role as a conduit for funds flowing to and from China's increasingly isolated neighbour. NY [U.S.A] September 22: Raising concern over the North Korean missile-tests, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that negotiations is the only way to find out the solution and urged the ruling Democratic People's Republic of the Korean Government to not go further in "dangerous direction".

World Iraqi Forces Launch Separate Offensives on Last Islamic State Strongholds
Author: 0 Iraqi Forces Launch Separate Offensives on Last Islamic State Strongholds

United Nations experts said in June a year ago that Islamic State was committing genocide against the Yazidis in Syria and Iraq to destroy the minority religious community through killings, sexual slavery and other crimes. The coalition airstrikes, in coordination with Iraq forces, have hit 29 IS targets already in Hawija and 34 in western Anbar, Dillon said. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution passed today aimed at holding the armed group calling itself Islamic ...

World North Korea Owes NYC $156000 for Unpaid Parking Tickets
Author: 0 North Korea Owes NYC $156000 for Unpaid Parking Tickets

The issue of parking privileges for diplomatic missions attending meetings in the hectic NY traffic environment has always been a bone of contention for all sides. The WNBC team found NY is owed more than $16 million in back fines from foreign delegations. Egypt was the leader with $1.9 million in unpaid parking tickets .

World Trump will campaign for Alabama Sen. Strange
Author: 0 Trump will campaign for Alabama Sen. Strange

The survey also indicated President Donald Trump's endorsement of Luther Strange would only sway 2 out of 10 Republicans, planning to cast votes in the runoff. Trump's involvement in the Alabama race could help bolster his strained relationship with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , whose help the president needs to advance his agenda on taxes, healthcare and immigration.

Author: 0 China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously imposed nine rounds of sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) since 2006 for its unlawful nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The new measures are meant to show solidarity with European Union trade partners South Korea and Japan, and their direct effect is likely to be limited.

World N. Korean Foreign Minister's UN Speech Postponed Until Saturday
Author: 0 N. Korean Foreign Minister's UN Speech Postponed Until Saturday

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called President Trump a "mentally deranged dotard " and threatened to "tame ( Trump ) with fire" for making comments to the United Nations about destroying the rogue nation. "A frightened dog barks louder", he added . Trump also announced new US -imposed sanctions against North Korea on Thursday, which would force countries to choose between doing business with the USA, an economic juggernaut, or isolated North Korea .

World Construction worker falls to his death in lower Manhattan: FDNY
Author: 0 Construction worker falls to his death in lower Manhattan: FDNY

A construction worker fell to his death early Thursday at a troubled work site in lower Manhattan, officials said. The Department of Buildings was investigating the incident. Gary LaBarbera, the president of the Building and Construction Trades Council, said that "construction is one of the most risky industries in New York City and even the best trained workers are not immune to accidents".

World North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, Trump Threats Worry Russia
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, Trump Threats Worry Russia

Russian Federation and China have voiced concerns over the ongoing war of words. " North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States". Oddly enough, the North Korean diplomat's sobriquet for Trump might not be so far off the mark. "People say this is all part of its brinkmanship strategy to force the United States to come forward for negotiation".

Author: 0 Fresh n-talks with U.S. 'waste of time': Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the UN General Assembly earlier that the UN Security Council endorsed the nuclear deal and "one or two countries" could not decide its fate. He added that USA allies are looking "more carefully and seriously" at ways to push back against Iranian aggression. "We will strengthen not only our missiles but also our air, land and sea forces".

World Honeypreet was Baba's lover, father-daughter relationship a sham: Ex-husband
Author: 0 Honeypreet was Baba's lover, father-daughter relationship a sham: Ex-husband

Gurdas Singh Toor told India Today that Gurmeet Ram Rahim was jealous of other men and never allowed them to speak or mingle with the women followers in the controversial Dera . Once I go back after this press conference I don't know if you'll see me again, he expressed. The ANI report added that Ram Rahim always kept a big box of weapons, his men used it to put it in whichever vehicle Ram Rahim travelled.

World N. Korea says Chinese state media kowtows to US
Author: 0 N. Korea says Chinese state media kowtows to US

China's Party media is "openly resorting to interference in the internal affairs of another country", it declared, criticizing it for "being oblivious to the mission of the media, which should regard objectivity and impartiality as their lifeline".

Author: 0 Trump responds to Kim Jong-un's 'deranged' insult on Twitter

Having been delayed twice due to Malaysia's fears for the safety of its players, the match between North Korea and Malaysia is now set to be played on October 5. The ministry said neither of the two men to rule North Korea before Kim Jong Un - his father, Kim Jong Il, and his grandfather, national founder Kim Il Sung - issued any similar statements.

World Education Department withdraws Obama-era campus sexual assault guidance
Author: 0 Education Department withdraws Obama-era campus sexual assault guidance

CNN said, "DeVos travels on her own private plane, but pays for it". The Department of Education Secretary under the Trump administration, Betsy DeVos, takes her own private plane to fly to work-related events across the country. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the previous administration's guidance was unfairly tilted against the accused. Debate has flared in recent years over the guidance that required schools to investigate all complaints of sexual assault and details how they ...

World Protesters Interrupt Comey's Speech At Howard University
Author: 0 Protesters Interrupt Comey's Speech At Howard University

Comey is expected to speak at Howard University at 11 a.m. ET today. "I am here at Howard to have a conversation". After standing patiently for some time, Comey finally said , "I hope you'll listen to what I have to say". "I just wish they would understand what a conversation is". However she added that students are more concerned about how his tenure as FBI Director "affected black Americans".

World Pak FM, Sushma Swaraj unlikely to meet in NY
Author: 0 Pak FM, Sushma Swaraj unlikely to meet in NY

Her reference was Islamabad, which has been supporting the jihadist separatist movement in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. The External Affairs Minister said,"We must together work for early conclusion of negotiations&adoption of Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism in United Nations ".

Author: 0 Six mediators and Iran meeting underway at UN General Assembly

The situation worsened with Donald Trump's coming to power in the USA, who tried to present Iran's missile program development as violation of the nuclear deal , as, according to the United States, the missile program will lead to the strengthening of the Iranian regime and resumption of nuclear tests.

World Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'
Author: 0 Haley: Diplomacy efforts with North Korea 'pretty much exhausted'

Yesterday we reported dictator Kim Jong-un taunted Donald Trump boasting "America's fate is in hands of North Korea " by vowing to turn USA into a "sea of flames". Military options available to Trump range from a sea blockade aimed at enforcing sanctions to cruise missile strikes on nuclear and missile facilities to a broader campaign aimed at overthrowing leader Kim Jong Un .

World Rescue dogs working hard to save lives in Mexico
Author: 0 Rescue dogs working hard to save lives in Mexico

After two days when it seemed that a rescue could come at any moment, the navy assistant secretary, Enrique Sarmiento, abruptly announced that all the school's children had been accounted for. It came just days after another quake in southern Mexico killed almost 100. Frida's handler, Israel Arauz Salinas, told the Times that if the two dogs detect a person, Frida will usually follow to confirm, spending no more than 20 minutes inside of a toppled building.

World Mexico Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 273
Author: 0 Mexico Earthquake Death Toll Rises to 273

Initially, Castellanos thought she may just be dizzy from the long flight, until someone came over and told her to take cover. The quake is the third major natural disaster to hit Mexico in two weeks. At one building, crews say they're trying to prop up the remaining bottom floor with blocks of wood because they fear it could give way. The world's attention has focused on this one corner of Mexico City , despite the fact that more than 40 other buildings in the country's capital have ...

Author: 0 China's cenbank tells banks to stop doing business with N.Korea

Such a test would be considered a major provocation by the U.S., South Korea and Japan. The document did not specify whether existing North Korean account holders could still deposit or remove money from their accounts. North Korean Ambassador to the U.N.in Geneva Han Tae Song said "persistent" and "vicious" sanctions against the Kim Jong Un regime are responsible for the violation of North Korean children's rights, Japan's NHK reported .

World Iran to strengthen missiles despite criticism from US
Author: 0 Iran to strengthen missiles despite criticism from US

The UN nuclear watchdog IAEA says its inspectors have found Iran in technical compliance with the restrictions imposed on its nuclear program, but it is for the deal signatories to decide if the accord is broken. "We can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for eventual construction of a nuclear program". Had we got engaged in a negotiation trying to bring everything on the table with Iran into the negotiation, we never would have gotten anywhere.

World NK threatens 'highest level' of countermeasure against Trump
Author: 0 NK threatens 'highest level' of countermeasure against Trump

This is not a rhetorical loved by Trump. In a bid to isolate North Korea, Trump had said at the UN, "It is time for North Korea to realize that the denuclearization is its only acceptable future". In an unprecedented personal statement , via state media, Mr Kim said Mr Trump would "pay dearly" for his recent speech to the UN. The German diplomat had said there should be no military option, according to Xinhua.

World Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'
Author: 0 Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

Duterte won last year's presidential election on the back of a brutal platform in which he promised to eradicate illegal drugs by killing every drug trafficker and addict in the country. Rights groups say the anti-narcotics crackdown has triggered unwarranted violence, with thousands of other people being murdered in unexplained circumstances.

World Iran unveils new ballistic missile
Author: 0 Iran unveils new ballistic missile

He also said the missile is "more tactical" and smaller in comparison to other ballistic missiles developed by the Defense Ministry. The missile, named Khorramshahr, was put on display during the military parade, as the country marked the start of the Week of Defense, commemorating Iranian sacrifices during the eight-year Iraq-Iran war in the 1980s.

Author: 0 China's Central Bank Tells Banks To Stop Doing Business With North Korea

In contrast, China and Russian Federation have called repeatedly for a return to global diplomacy and talks with North Korea to resolve the crisis over Pyongyang's weapons programs. Now is the time to apply pressure", Abe told a gathering of investors at the New York Stock Exchange, remarks he later reiterated in an address to the annual United Nations General Assembly .

World Six killed, 26 injured in Indian firing along Working Boundary in Sialkot
Author: 0 Six killed, 26 injured in Indian firing along Working Boundary in Sialkot

An Army soldier was killed and three others injured in sniper fire from the Pakistani side along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday. The talks between the two DGMOs took place over a telephonic conversation. The sectors reportedly targeted in the violence, which broke out on Thursday, fall in the Pakistani province of Punjab, parts of which are separated from Indian-administered Kashmir by a separate de-facto border known as the ...

Author: 0 Haley: Trump's fire, fury comment 'not an empty threat'

Present also at the meeting were Foreign Ministers of the 8 African countries present; US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson; Chief of Staff, Gen. John Kelly; the Permanent Representative to the United Nations , Nikki Haley; and other representatives of the US government.

World Trump Urges Help for Myanmar's Rohingya Amid Violent Crackdown
Author: 0 Trump Urges Help for Myanmar's Rohingya Amid Violent Crackdown

Mohammad Salimullah, one of the two Rohingya petitioners, said the authorities in New Delhi had always been helpful so he was hopeful the court would support the refugees. Both shipments were from the International Committee of the Red Cross . "I want to ask the government here why they want to deport us", he said.

Author: 0 China calls for calm in Korean Peninsula

Lavrov said Russia's position on the issue is "completely identical" to China's. South Korea says Kim Jong Un's rebuke against U.S. President Donald Trump marked the first time a North Korean leader directly issued a statement to the worldwide community under his name.

World Boat Goes Missing Near Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
Author: 0 Boat Goes Missing Near Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

It was only after Maria passed and weather conditions improved that the rescue mission could be launched by the Coast Guard, which deployed a plane and a cutter, and the British Navy, which sent a ship and a helicopter. A man was unable to escape from the boat and the Coast Guard said rescuers were unable to retrieve his body. The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy and British Royal Navy scrambled to respond to a distress call off the coast of Puerto Rico Wednesday, according to a Coast Guard ...

World Aubameyang opens up on his three failed summer transfers
Author: 0 Aubameyang opens up on his three failed summer transfers

Aubameyang had a disagreement with Dortmund which led to Aubameyang pushing for a move out during summer. Aubameyang was asked about those links in an interview on Thursday and said that he no longer has a "dream" to play for Madrid and that he will not speak of them because they "don't want me".

World Man who was 'super drunk' charged in auto crash that killed girlfriend
Author: 0 Man who was 'super drunk' charged in auto crash that killed girlfriend

Patel, of Eden Prairie , was a junior at the University of St. Thomas . There were dozens of flower bouquets, lit tea candles and several photographs of Ria. The woman walked toward Campbell, and Campbell told her to call 911, when she told him that she already did, he ran off toward a Honeywell parking lot where a Honeywell employee told police that she saw a man matching Campbell's description run through the parking lot holding a phone and he jumped over a fence along the interstate.

Author: 0 China calls for restraint when asked about North Korea hydrogen bomb threat

The French leader, who discussed the fate of Iran's nuclear program with Trump on Tuesday, proposed that the key powers might open separate negotiations with the Iranian government on its ballistic missile program, and discuss what happens after the key provisions of the nuclear deal expire in 2025.

Author: 0 Trump to Let Congress Decide Fate of Iran Deal, Like Everything Else

Hitting back at US President Donald Trump's threat to scrap the 2015 deal , Rouhani told the UN General Assembly that the deal had won global support and that its fate could not be decided by "one or two countries". But the French government has changed since then. And referring to the brewing nuclear crisis with North Korea, Mogherini said, "we already have one potential nuclear crisis, we definitely do not need to go into a second one".

World Catalan leader says will proceed with October 1 independence referendum
Author: 0 Catalan leader says will proceed with October 1 independence referendum

The Spanish government called the bill illegal and challenged the legislation in the Constitutional Court. The ministry said the Catalan Interior Ministry had been informed. Around 40,000 people protested outside the Catalan economy ministry in Barcelona as police raided the building and arrested the regional economy minister, Josep Maria Jové.

World Two more arrests in Wales over London Underground bombing
Author: 0 Two more arrests in Wales over London Underground bombing

The 18-year-old refugee, believed to be Iraqi, was a "problem" to and they had been contacting officials saying that they were unable to cope, it was said. Previous attacks in London this year at Westminster Bridge, London Bridge and Finsbury Park as well as a blast at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed dozens of people and injured more than 150.

Author: 0 Iran Shows Off Khorramshahr Ballistic Missile After Trump Speech

She urged for a series of practical measures, including the establishment of a commission of inquiry into the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran as well as unhindered and intrusive inspection of military and non-military sites in Iran .

World Teenager charged with attempted murder in London Tube attack
Author: 0 Teenager charged with attempted murder in London Tube attack

Hassan was arrested in the southern English port of Dover shortly before 08:00 am the following day. According to a Met Police statement , he is accused of having "attempted to murder persons travelling on a District Line Train from Wimbledon" on September 15.

Author: 0 Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

Mogherini noted that Issues that are out of scope of Iran nuclear agreement can be dealt with in various formats. "I don't think it would be nice for me to speak on national TV against my own country", he later told IRINN television. "It is therefore important that a full and effective implementation of the deal, in all its parts and by all parties, continues". French President Emmanuel Macron, seen as the face of a more confident post-Brexit Europe, will also be making his first ...

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani rules out nuclear deal renegotiation

In the current environment, it is anything but ordinary. Trump was sharply critical of Iran, urging world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to join the U.S. In dark language reminiscent of his "American carnage" inaugural address, Trump touched upon hot spots around the globe, declaring, "The scourge of our planet is a group of rogue regimes".

World Valerie Plame Wilson tweets story blaming Jews for pushing America's wars
Author: 0 Valerie Plame Wilson tweets story blaming Jews for pushing America's wars

The article, published on the website The Unz Review , made a number of blanket statements about Jewish people. The article "America's Jews Are Driving America's Wars", was written on "alternative media" site UNZ Review. Others expressed amazement that Plame Wilson, usually a liberal commentator, would share such a screed and do so on the Jewish New Year of all days.

World Bands From Tropical Storm Jose Nearing New England Coast
Author: 0 Bands From Tropical Storm Jose Nearing New England Coast

Tropical Storm Jose continued to spin south of MA when NASA's Aqua satellite flew overhead from space and captured an image of the large storm that hasn't moved much. The center of the storm was approximately 165miles south of Nantucket moving northeast at 8mph. Block Island has had the highest gust as of 8AM. Tropical storm conditions were expected to occur in the warning area Thursday , but the storm was not expected to make landfall.

Author: 0 North Korea blames sanctions for child rights abuses

He urged the United States to honor its "four "no" commitment", an apparent reference to an August 1 statement by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in which he said Washington did not seek the collapse or change of the North Korean government, accelerated reunification of the peninsula, or to send its military north of the border.