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World Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ to axe ATM fees
Author: 0 Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ to axe ATM fees

Following in the footsteps of the nation's largest bank, the Commonwealth Bank, Westpac revealed it will permanently ditch the $2 charge for all Australians using any ATM in their network which has more than 2900 machines. The fees are usually between $2 and $2.50, and are a source of frustration for many Australian consumers. Consumer group Choice said the timing of the move was unsurprising given how badly the bank needed a good news story.

World Toll in Mexico natural disaster rises to 305
Author: 0 Toll in Mexico natural disaster rises to 305

Saturday's seismic movement is one of the 4,287 aftershocks of the magnitude 8.2 natural disaster on September 7, the most powerful since 1932, and whose epicentre was off the coast of the southern state of Chiapas. At a collapsed factory building closer to the city's center, giant cranes lifted huge slabs of concrete from the towering pile of rubble, like peeling layers from an onion.

World Trump 'decided' on Iran deal
Author: 0 Trump 'decided' on Iran deal

Iran has aggressively developed and tested ballistic missiles in defiance of the UN Security Council Resolution 2231, thereby threatening the security of the U.S. Akbar Ganji, an Iranian political expert and author, believes that friendly ties between Iran and the United States would benefit both nations and help establish peace in the region and world.

World Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani calls Trump 'ignorant' and a 'rogue newcomer'

The Republican president hinted on Tuesday that he may not recertify the pact, negotiated by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama . Rouhani's comments, broadcast on the anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran , appeared to be aimed at President Trump , who sharply criticized Iran in a speech this week at the United Nations General Assembly.

Author: 0 North Korea could test hydrogen bomb in Pacific, top diplomat says

The latest threat , which was announced by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho in NY, comes after the U.S.'s plan to impose new sanctions against financial institutions that do business with the rogue country. He did, however, hedge his bets slightly: he said that the ultimate decision was Kim's . "Voices from every corner of the world are calling on him to cease his programme, and let's talk about the future of North Korea and the North Korean people", Tillerson said.

World Trump tweetstorm blasts McCain for opposing Obamacare repeal
Author: 0 Trump tweetstorm blasts McCain for opposing Obamacare repeal

McCain, a close friend of Graham, said he could not support it without knowing how much it would cost, its effect on insurance premiums, and how many people would be affected. The president was backing unusual in a the state's GOP primary runoff, and he covered a variety of subjects, including the health care bill and McCain's opposition to it.

World Iran's Reaction to Trump Speech: A New Ballistic Missile
Author: 0 Iran's Reaction to Trump Speech: A New Ballistic Missile

General Assembly, Thursday Sept. 21, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. "The key at this moment is to exercise and apply pressure against North Korea in a robust manner", Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a bilateral meeting with Trump on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

World Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea
Author: 0 Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea

Trump said on Twitter in July that he and President Vladimir Putin have discussed the creation of a US-Russian cybersecurity unit, an idea that provoked howls of protest from Democrats and others deeply concerned over ongoing investigations into allegations of links between Russia , the Trump campaign, and a President who repeatedly said he wanted better relations with Moscow.

World US sanctions banks transacting with North Korea
Author: 0 US sanctions banks transacting with North Korea

Kim, who has traded ever-more heightened rhetoric with Trump, did not specify what his response would be. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said to the UN Security Council: "North Korea may assume that nuclear weapons may ensure the survival of its regime".

World China Tells Japan Not To Abandon Dialogue Over North Korea
Author: 0 China Tells Japan Not To Abandon Dialogue Over North Korea

Earlier Friday, Kim issued a rare statement calling Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats to destroy North Korea. The release of Kim's statement comes after North Korea's foreign minister delivered a scornful response to Trump's threat, likening it to the sound of "a dog barking".

World Latest North Korean tremors likely to be natural earthquake, experts say
Author: 0 Latest North Korean tremors likely to be natural earthquake, experts say

But the country's quake monitoring centre later went on the say a magnitude 3.4 natural disaster was not the result of a fresh missile test. However, South Korea's weather agency said the quake, which occurred at 4:29 p.m. The head of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation, Lassina Zerbo, said the blast was 50km away from previous sites. Trump has dubbed Kim a "madman" and sought to ratchet up sanctions against the isolated regime, which says it needs nuclear weapons to ...

World Rohingya crisis: Fresh fire, bomb blast reported at Myanmar's Rakhine state
Author: 0 Rohingya crisis: Fresh fire, bomb blast reported at Myanmar's Rakhine state

Rights group Amnesty International has accused the military of starting fires in Myanmar's Rakhine state to prevent Rohingya Muslim refugees from returning, citing new satellite images as evidence of the ongoing destruction. Human Rights Watch on Saturday also echoed earlier allegations that Myanmar security forces were laying landmines along the Bangladesh border crossed by the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya seeking sanctuary.

World Authorities reject Rohingya Muslims trapped after violence in Myanmar
Author: 0 Authorities reject Rohingya Muslims trapped after violence in Myanmar

The Washington-based organisation, working on refugees and migrants, said the USA should prohibit military to military cooperation with Myanmar until abuses are ended and individuals involved in planning, aiding or carrying out such abuses against the Rohingyas are held accountable.

World Explosion Rocks Kabul Stadium, Casualties Reported
Author: 0 Explosion Rocks Kabul Stadium, Casualties Reported

No group including the Taliban insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident. The Afghanistan Cricket Board confirmed the blast outside the Kabul International Cricket Stadium, Afghan media reports said. The match was stopped following the explosion. However, a statement in the Bosnian language on the Islamic State (IS)-affiliated Amaq news website reported an attack against members of Afghan security forces in Kabul .

Author: 0 German foreign minister defends Iran nuclear deal

Rouhani responded to a question on whether his government would be willing to talk to the Trump administration about issues other than the nuclear deal saying, "we wouldn't be able or willing to talk to them about other issues". "It is built on verification". By that date, the administration must again notify Congress of Iran's observance of the deal's conditions. " China , their central bank, has told other banks - and it's a massive banking system - to immediately stop doing business ...

World Baker Mayfield tells Baylor players 'I'm gonna have to spank you today'
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield tells Baylor players 'I'm gonna have to spank you today'

Beforehand, their quarterback warned Baylor, "You forgot who daddy is. I'm gonna have to spank you today!" Mayfield certainly has the team and talent to back up his trash talk, so Baylor probably shouldn't take him lightly. If the Sooners win the Big 12 Conference Championship Game, Oklahoma will make the College Football Playoff for the second time in three years. On third down, Mayfield found a wide open Mark Andrews for a 24-yard touchdown.

Author: 0 Natural disaster strikes near North Korean nuclear test zone

Last week, the Council unanimously adopted resolution 2375, imposing fresh sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear test on September 3, which violated previous United Nations resolutions. The CTBTO (Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization ) was founded in 1996 to monitor compliance with an accord negotiated in the 1990s that bans nuclear explosions.

World Before United Nations Meeting, US, South Korea, Japan Show Air Power
Author: 0 Before United Nations Meeting, US, South Korea, Japan Show Air Power

They also argue against doing anything that might hurt ordinary North Koreans. Xinhua did not directly link the drills to current tension over North Korea. Kim responded in a statement, calling Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard" and said "a frightened dog barks louder". South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun told reporters Friday that North Korea must immediately stop such a provocation and return to talks on its nuclear disarmament.

World New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City
Author: 0 New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City

The death toll from Tuesday's quake has no increased to at least 305 people, increasing to more than 400 when taking into account those killed by the September 7 natural disaster. The new quake also swayed buildings in Mexico City, which is trying to recover from a magnitude 7.1 temblor that struck on Thursday, killing at least 295 people.

World Price to Stop Private Plane Use on Business During Review
Author: 0 Price to Stop Private Plane Use on Business During Review

Earlier this week, a spokeswoman for the Health and Human Services Department cited Mr. Price's " incredibly demanding schedule " as explanation for his travel choices. "We will cooperate fully with it", Price said. Tom Price's rationale for using private air travel to conduct government business - to stay "connected with real American people" - doesn't quite add up, Politico reported on Friday.

World MS Dhoni bamboozles batsmen with his spin
Author: 0 MS Dhoni bamboozles batsmen with his spin

In five innings facing the 22-year-old, Warner has been out to him four times. That's the exception rather than the rule, according to the powerful opener. So that is something that we are really going to try and you know work on and what is the answer to that, we don't know; that's just what happens in this game, you know.

World Is South Korea Planning To Assassinate Kim Jong
Author: 0 Is South Korea Planning To Assassinate Kim Jong

The executive order goes significantly beyond recent UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions, covering businesses that have been involved in just "one significant importation from or exportation to North Korea ", while including similar wording for financial institutions.

World Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation
Author: 0 Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

An official from Seoul's Korea Meteorological Administration said Saturday's quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea . But its magnitude was lower than those of quakes triggered by previous nuclear tests. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday that his country would be able to seek a fundamental solution for the denuclearized Korean Peninsula if the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) stops provocation.

World Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63
Author: 0 Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63

Saturday night , expect mostly clear skies, a low of 70 and a south southeast wind of 6 miles per hour, according to the weather service. TUESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures continue with a low of 63 degrees. Today , the sun will rise at 7:20:04 a.m. and set at 7:24:48 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Sunshine and highs in the lower 70s are forecast for Wednesday and Thursday , the weather service said.

World Alliance for Social Justice defeats ABVP in Hyd varsity
Author: 0 Alliance for Social Justice defeats ABVP in Hyd varsity

In a seeming endorsement of the Opposition's claim that the BJP is gradually losing its charm among the youth, the ruling party's student wing, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has lost the University of Hyderabad (UoH) students' union polls.

World North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A
Author: 0 North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A "dotard"

It's the latest escalation in a suddenly personal war of words between the two leaders that's stretched back weeks, unfolding as North Korea has showcased an enhanced nuclear missile capability. The White House, meanwhile, took the another step in its so-called "peaceful pressure" campaign to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear program, expanding sanctions on North Korea and those who do business with the country.

Author: 0 US President Trump Decides on Iran Deal, But Mum's the Word

Kim's foreign minister, who is attending the United Nations meetings in NY, went further, telling reporters that North Korea may dramatically increase frictions by testing a hydrogen bomb above or on the surface of the Pacific ocean. Rouhani then told reporters at a news conference that the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and baseless allegations.

Author: 0 North Korea threatens to test H-bomb in Pacific

North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho told this to media on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY on Thursday. A senior US diplomat says a North Korean hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific would be an "unprecedented act of aggression" by the communist nation.

World US seeks urgent action on Myanmar, UN eyes $200 million for refugees
Author: 0 US seeks urgent action on Myanmar, UN eyes $200 million for refugees

The government also said if allowed to stay, they would exhaust the natural resources meant for Indian citizens that could culminate in hostility towards them and lead to social tension. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju also said that the chorus of branding India as a villain is a calibrated design to tarnish country's image.

World SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch
Author: 0 SC beat Louisiana Tech thanks to this incredible catch

Bentley finished 21-of-31 passing for 254 yards and a touchdown. After Week 2, this looked like it could potentially be a breakout season for Muschamp's SC team, going 2-0 with wins over N.C. native had missed on his previous four attempts as a collegiate kicker - including twice earlier in this otherwise uninspiring game against the upstart Bulldogs, coached by former SC offensive coordinator Skip Holtz .

Author: 0 Natural disaster strikes Oaxaca, Mexico

It was among thousands of aftershocks recorded in the wake of that earlier quake, which was the most powerful to hit Mexico in 32 years and killed at least 90 people. On Thursday, they were hard at work, shoveling bricks and concrete from a collapsed house into one of the waiting trucks. Near a collapsed office building in the trendy Roma district, the natural disaster alarm sounded twice and people gathered in the street for about five minutes, but calm prevailed and normal activity ...

World Kim Jong-Un mocks Trump, calls him mentally deranged: KCNA
Author: 0 Kim Jong-Un mocks Trump, calls him mentally deranged: KCNA

His remarks which described the U.S. option through straightforward expression of his will have convinced me, rather than frightening or stopping me, that the path I chose is correct and that it is the one I have to follow to the last. That might include firing a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile over Japan to a range of around 7,000 kilometers (4,349 miles) to display a capability to reach Hawaii or Alaska.

World 6 injured by noxious substance in London, police say
Author: 0 6 injured by noxious substance in London, police say

Witnesses say the situation at the Stratford Shopping Centre started with an argument between a group of people. Scotland Yard said one man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. Burger King employee Hossen, 28, said a local homeless man came into the fast food outlet "to wash acid off his face". He said: "There were cuts around his eyes and he was trying to chuck water into them".

World Tremor of 3.4 Detected Near NKorea Nuclear Test Site
Author: 0 Tremor of 3.4 Detected Near NKorea Nuclear Test Site

On Thursday, Mr Ri had warned that North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale over the Pacific Ocean. It said that it was thought to be an artificial quake caused by a "suspected explosion". "In this case we saw none". The latest test was followed by a second magnitude 4.1 quake that experts said could have been caused by landslides or a tunnel collapsing after the explosion.

World Russian Federation says Washington, North Korea should calm 'hot heads'
Author: 0 Russian Federation says Washington, North Korea should calm 'hot heads'

In his UN General Assembly speech on Tuesday, Trump called the nuclear accord as a one-sided "embarrassment" to the United States that he said his country may abandon. "Using unilateral sanctions.is illegitimate and undermines the collective nature of global efforts". Today he announced new sanctions. British Prime Minister Theresa May has strongly backed the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement, calling on all parties to remain fully committed to the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan ...

Author: 0 Kim fires off insults at Trump, hints new test

Ri, who was talking to reporters in NY ahead of a planned address later this week, however also said he did not know Kim's exact thoughts, according to the report. dotard with fire", Kim said in the statement carried by the KCNA state news agency, referring to Trump . Responding to the speech, Kim said Trump's comments amounted to an insult, reports CNN .

World Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI
Author: 0 Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI

Facing continuous defeat against India, Australian opener David Warner has gone out of his way to praise Captain Virat Kohli for his performance and crediting former captain MS Dhoni for nurturing the skipper. "He misfielded one. Whether the Indian batsman knew he was injured or not was probably a secondary question. This is piddly crap ", Clark slams Wade for raising an issue out of nothing rather than accepting his misfield.

World Hillary: Trump Has Been 'Even Worse Than I Thought He Would Be'
Author: 0 Hillary: Trump Has Been 'Even Worse Than I Thought He Would Be'

In the end Clinton was also just a bad candidate. But, she continued, Charlottesville showed that race is a "huge negative force" that motivated white supremacists and neo-Nazis. 'I cry more than they do. "So I think he has to be judged on his record". When Clinton's focus turns to herself, however, she's light on culpability.

World UC Berkeley's 'Free Speech Week' officially canceled
Author: 0 UC Berkeley's 'Free Speech Week' officially canceled

Yiannopoulos, however, has reiterated that the "Free Speech Week" will go on despite the Berkeley Patriot's exit. Representatives of campus publication the Berkeley Patriot have informed UC Berkeley administration that all of the events scheduled for the upcoming week have been canceled, according to campus spokesperson Dan Mogulof.

World Did Kim Jong Un call Donald Trump 'dotard' or 'old beast lunatic'?
Author: 0 Did Kim Jong Un call Donald Trump 'dotard' or 'old beast lunatic'?

He also described Trump as a "mentally derange dotard " who would "pay dearly" for threatening to destroy his country if the USA had to defend itself or its allies. At a Security Council meeting later Thursday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was to push for strict enforcement of a new raft of worldwide sanctions targeting North Korea's exports and its energy supplies.

World North Korea 'may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific'
Author: 0 North Korea 'may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific'

Kim's top diplomat, Ri Yong-ho, told reporters in NY such action could involve a powerful test of a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. He is unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country, and he is surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire, rather than a politician.

World Quake in Mexico causes heartache in Waterloo Region
Author: 0 Quake in Mexico causes heartache in Waterloo Region

Sarmiento later apologized for being so categorical, saying that if a person is still trapped it could be a child or an adult. However it sparked concern that it could have caused heavy rubble on top of survivors awaiting rescue in Mexico City to shift.

Author: 0 North Korea Warns Of Another Nuclear Test

US President Donald Trump on Friday threatened that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his regime will be "tested like never before" amid new U. China announced Saturday it will ban exports of some petroleum products to North Korea , as well as imports of textiles from the isolated North in compliance with a United Nations (UN) Security Council resolution.

World Facing Messi Was Hell For Me — Valverde
Author: 0 Facing Messi Was Hell For Me — Valverde

Another thing in favor of Barcelona is that most of their squad is injury free. Barcelona seemed to be worried how the team would react on the pitch having lost Neymar to PSG during the summer, but with Lionel Messi still residing in the team, they look to be doing just fine after easing past last year's finalists in their opening game.

World Durham police investigate after woman found shot to death
Author: 0 Durham police investigate after woman found shot to death

Emergency crews transported two other men to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center with gunshot injuries that appeared to be non-life-threatening, the Courant reported . SECOND SHOOTING NEARBYA few minutes earlier Friday, another shooting was reported in Durham at Concord Street near Nelson Street. No other information is available at this time, police said.

World China announces imposition of oil sanctions on North Korea from Oct 1
Author: 0 China announces imposition of oil sanctions on North Korea from Oct 1

South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.2 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before! The U.S.

World Cuomo goes to Puerto Rico to assist in storm aftermath
Author: 0 Cuomo goes to Puerto Rico to assist in storm aftermath

The Coast Guard , U.S. Navy and British Royal Navy all assisted in the search, including an HC-130 search plane, a fast response cutter, the USS Kearsarge amphibious assault ship and Navy helicopters. Justiniano said not knowing is the excruciating, but she's trying to stay calm for her 70-year-old mother, Eufemia Justiniano, who also lives in Syracuse.