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World TOP 25: TCU runs over over No. 6 Oklahoma State
Author: 0 TOP 25: TCU runs over over No. 6 Oklahoma State

Most of my S&P+ ratings are derived from two concepts: efficiency and explosiveness. Their Kentucky football team, of course, had not beaten Florida in 30 years, even given both the convenience and inconvenience of playing Florida every one of those years, for the longest such streak in the nation.

Author: 0 In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade

The move was a direct challenge to President Donald Trump, who in August signed a bill imposing mandatory penalties on those involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. In Syria, Iran is a close ally of President Bashar Assad . During his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump called the agreement "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions" in US diplomatic history and an "embarrassment to the United States".

Author: 0 China Says North Korean Quake 'Suspected Explosion'

Geological Survey said it could not conclusively confirm whether the quake, which it measured at magnitude 3.5, was man-made or natural. There was no immediate reaction from China's Foreign Ministry, but the news was widely reported by Chinese state media outlets and on social media.

World Full statement from Sen. John McCain on voting no on Graham-Cassidy
Author: 0 Full statement from Sen. John McCain on voting no on Graham-Cassidy

He jabbed at the senator with another tweet later in the day: "Democrats are laughingly saying that McCain had a "moment of courage". Susan Collins , R-Maine, has said she's "leaning against it." Sen. Deductibles high, people angry! "Let Arizona down!" Trump tweeted . 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.

World Bjerregaard wins in Portugal for 1st European Tour title
Author: 0 Bjerregaard wins in Portugal for 1st European Tour title

There was a slight stumble as he bogeyed the ninth, but he responded in some style, following up with consecutive birdies to maintain his lead. Warren at one point cut Bjerregaard's lead to two strokes with an eagle on the 17th hole but bogeyed the 18th to finish with a closing 67.

World Yoda Featured in Saudi Arabia Social Studies Textbook
Author: 0 Yoda Featured in Saudi Arabia Social Studies Textbook

Saudi Arabia's education minister has apologised for the production of a school textbook in which the Star Wars character Yoda is seen superimposed on a photograph of the late King Faisal. "This is what the archive needs", he recalled thinking at the time. He later came across a black and white photo of King Faisal, who was foreign minister at the time, at the signing ceremony and thought it could be enlivened by the appearance of Yoda.

World White House looks to expand Trump travel ban
Author: 0 White House looks to expand Trump travel ban

The comment follows multiple reports that suggest new targeted restrictions could be announced as early as Sunday when the travel ban is slated to expire. Others however "were willfully noncompliant and unwilling to engage with the United States". Trump had originally tried to ban the entry of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iraq, in his January order, but scaled back his efforts in a more narrowly tailored version written to better withstand legal scrutiny in March.

World Iran Tests Ballistic Missile With 1200 Mile Range
Author: 0 Iran Tests Ballistic Missile With 1200 Mile Range

The missile has a range of 2000 km (1242 miles) and can carry a warhead to a range of 1800 km (1118 miles). Unveiled during a military parade in Tehran , the missile Khoramshahr, with a range of 2,000 kilometres, was sacked on Saturday, in a climate of great tension with Washington .

World We stand with DREAMers
Author: 0 We stand with DREAMers

Louard. The Trump administration announced that it wants to cancel the program, giving Congress a six month chance to find a substitution. "These 800,000 young people are suffering the greatest anxieties facing the possibility of being returned to homes they never knew, speak a language they've never spoken and families that no longer live there", Bolt said.

World Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile, state media reports
Author: 0 Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile, state media reports

Rouhani hit out at those who "create problems for the peoples of our region every day and boast of selling arms to the bloodthirsty Zionist regime which has been attacking the peoples of our region for 70 years like a cancerous tumour". The unveiling came during a military parade on Friday in Tehran. He is due to report to Congress on October 15 on whether Iran is still complying with the deal and whether it remains in United States interests to stick by it.

World Raccoon hitches ride on windshield of police officer's patrol vehicle
Author: 0 Raccoon hitches ride on windshield of police officer's patrol vehicle

If we were asked, we couldn't give you an honest answer. A police officer in the U.S. found himself carrying an unexpected hitchhiker while he was on his way to the scene of a vehicle crash. . Thankfully, these images were captured by the dashcam and shared for the whole world to see. The critter jumped onto a Colorado Springs Police Department vehicle's windshield as the officer behind the wheel was headed to the scene of a serious auto crash.

World Bond prices, yen rise on North Korea concerns
Author: 0 Bond prices, yen rise on North Korea concerns

China accounts for some 90 per cent of the North's trade, making its cooperation critical to any efforts to derail Pyongyang's development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. North Korea in past months has been stepping up the aggressiveness of its nuclear and missile tests. The North accuses the United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea, of planning to invade and regularly threatens to destroy it and its Asian allies.

Author: 0 Iran successfully launches ballistic missile defying USA warnings

The ballistic missile is capable of carrying multiple warheads, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Division, told the media on Friday. Trump has vowed repeatedly to take a tougher line toward Iran than his predecessor, threatening at various times to renegotiate or even dismantle the nuclear deal, and shoot Iranian boats out of the water if they provoke US naval vessels in the Persian Gulf.

Author: 0 Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops

Lopez, who is of Puerto Rican descent and was born in the Bronx, said she hasn't been able to reach all of her family on the island. He says hysteria is starting to spread and the hospital is at capacity and people are going to start dying.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani vows to boost missiles despite US criticism

Tehran has presented a new ballistic missile capable, the Tasnim News said citing the head of the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division, Amirali Hajizadeh, on Friday. Fitzpatrick agrees it would be a good idea to extend the Iran nuclear deal to include ballistic missiles. The test-fire of missile by Iran is a borderline case for UN Security Council.

World Multiple people injured in shooting at Nashville, Tennessee, church
Author: 0 Multiple people injured in shooting at Nashville, Tennessee, church

The shooter is among the wounded, according to the Nashville Fire Department. This is a developing story, Check back for updates . The severity of the injuries is not known. Tennessean .com are reporting that police received calls describing multiple shots fired at around 11.15am local time. There is no word on a motive and authorities have not released any additional information.

World Pakistani militants killed in Kashmir's Uri encounter
Author: 0 Pakistani militants killed in Kashmir's Uri encounter

Earlier on September 10, security forces said two militants were killed and one had surrendered during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. Sources said three civilians and an army man sustained bullet injuries during the encounter and have been hospitalized. One militant had already been killed in the morning.

World Jayalalithaa's death row: DMK leader MK Stalin demands CBI probe
Author: 0 Jayalalithaa's death row: DMK leader MK Stalin demands CBI probe

Srinivasan said he was now coming out with the truth pushed by the situation. Deepa Jayakumar, Jayalalithaa's niece, said she would move to the court to for further clarifications. Only Sasikala and her family members had access to Ms Jayalalithaa. Facing questions about these revelations while he was in Coorg to meet the disqualified MLAs from his camp, ousted deputy general secretary and the pointsperson of the Sasikala faction, T T V Dhinakaran, said they were willing to face even a CBI ...

World N.Korean leader hits back at U.S. threat
Author: 0 N.Korean leader hits back at U.S. threat

Pyongyang and Washington have traded escalating threats in recent months, with Trump vowing in August to use "fire and fury" if necessary. In his speech, the Korean leader criticized the comments of Donald Trump when he said that he would totally destroy North Korea should the United States reach a position of defending itself.

World Syrian Forces Retake More Areas in Deir Ez-Zor
Author: 0 Syrian Forces Retake More Areas in Deir Ez-Zor

The Russian Defence Ministry yesterday said the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had taken up positions on the eastern banks of the Euphrates with USA special forces, and twice opened fire with mortars and artillery on Syrian troops who were working alongside Russian special forces.

World Heat warning issued for Toronto on first weekend of fall
Author: 0 Heat warning issued for Toronto on first weekend of fall

Mostly sunny skies this weekend will allow humidex values to reach into the upper thirties both this afternoon and again on Sunday. The heat warning came from the Environment Canada just minutes before the end of Summer season and the beginning of the fall.

World Myanmar mines target Rohingya refugees: Rights group
Author: 0 Myanmar mines target Rohingya refugees: Rights group

Mr Murphy, who spent three days in Myanmar this week, said there were "many points of responsibility" and he wanted to see everyone follow through on commitments that Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi made to uphold rights and the law in an address to the nation on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

World NFL stars kneel for U.S. national anthem
Author: 0 NFL stars kneel for U.S. national anthem

Many Baltimore and Jacksonville players in London demonstrated together before kickoff. Donald Trump - who called for the firing of the "son's of bitches who take a knee" -- has actually solidified the movement to kneel in protest. Goodell said that Trump's comments were "divisive", revealing an "unfortunate lack of respect" for the league and the contributions that the players make in their communities.

World ICC Anti-Corruption unit to probe investigation in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 ICC Anti-Corruption unit to probe investigation in Sri Lanka

The players, led by national captains Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga , signed a petition to the Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) for an investigation to be done so they can be cleared of any wrongdoing. "There is now an ICC (ACU) investigation under way in Sri Lanka". The SLC statement said current players regarded Wickremasinghe's comments as "disparaging and hurtful".

Author: 0 Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said developments in North Korea's nuclear program "contributed to international political instability with potentially serious knock-on effects". Ri Yong Ho made the comments on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in NY, the Yonhap news agency reported. Trump on Tuesday told the United Nations the US could "totally destroy" North Korea, provoking a fierce response from Pyongyang.

Author: 0 China fears another nuclear test, says North Korean quake 'suspected explosion'

Other than the disquieting pace of North Korean nuclear weapons development, one immediate concern from the ongoing tests is seismological data suggesting the test site might be about to cave in. "This is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any USA fighter or bomber aircraft have flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century, underscoring the seriousness with which we take (North Korea's) reckless behavior", said Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White.

World Second quake in five days rocks Mexico
Author: 0 Second quake in five days rocks Mexico

The head of Mexico's civil protection service, Luis Felipe Puente, tweeted that "for the moment no effects reported, we are continuing to monitor". Eleven students were rescued at the school and 19 others were killed, according to Sarmiento, who said six adults, including a teacher whose body was removed from the rubble Thursday morning, also perished in the quake.

Author: 0 China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea

Trump praised China on Thursday for what he said was instructions to its banks to cut off business with North Korea. "We can not conclusively confirm at this time the nature (natural or human-made) of the event". The UN assesses that 18 million of the 25 million North Koreans are experiencing varying levels of food shortages and the country also suffers from high child and maternal mortality rates.

World 6th Suspect of London Train Attack Arrested
Author: 0 6th Suspect of London Train Attack Arrested

Commander Dean Haydon, Counter Terrorism Command, called the investigation " fast-moving ". Authorities said the bomb did not fully explode, likely limiting the number of casualties. "We now have six males in custody and searches are continuing at five addresses". The owner of a takeaway has said his shop received abuse and threats after an employee was arrested as part of the Parsons Green attack inquiry.

World 'India mother of terrorism in South Asia,' Maleeha Lodhi tells UN
Author: 0 'India mother of terrorism in South Asia,' Maleeha Lodhi tells UN

India on Tuesday sought investigations into North Korea's nuclear proliferation linkages and asked to hold accountable those responsible for it, in a veiled reference to Pakistan . Speaking in Hindi for the second consecutive year at the annual UNGA session, Swaraj said India has risen despite being the principal destination of action from rebels.

Author: 0 Iran "Successfully" Launches Ballistic Missile, TV Reports

With such a range, the missile would be easily capable of reaching Israel and Saudi Arabia. Earlier on Friday morning, the missile was unveiled during a military parade in Tehran attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and senior military officials.

World Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal Debate the Way Forward
Author: 0 Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal Debate the Way Forward

Three days after President Trump tore into # Iran and the nuclear deal that was negotiated and signed by President Obama's administration, Iran, in a sign of defiance , unveiled its latest nuclear missile capable of carrying several warheads.

World India 'mother of terrorism' in South Asia, Lodhi hits back at Swaraj
Author: 0 India 'mother of terrorism' in South Asia, Lodhi hits back at Swaraj

The Tribune report , which cites unnamed sources, says that Pakistan has begun lobbying efforts in the United Nations to get India declared a "state sponsor of terrorism". Ms. Swaraj countered Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who had earlier in the week accused India of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

World US to put more sanctions on N. Korea
Author: 0 US to put more sanctions on N. Korea

The war of words between the adversaries comes as the North moves closer to perfecting a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike America. He added that U.N. Trump said the measure would allow sanctions against "individuals and companies that finance and facilitate trade" with Pyongyang . Trump praised China for instructing its banks to cut off business with Pyongyang , but neither the Chinese nor Trump officials were ready to say so.

World Sky banner message urges Collins to reject health care bill
Author: 0 Sky banner message urges Collins to reject health care bill

She made these comments at an event in Portland, Maine . Collins, McCain and Sen. McCain joins Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in firmly opposing the plan. "I'm reading the fine print on Graham-Cassidy", she said, adding that for those with preexisting conditions, "The premiums would be so high they would be unaffordable".

World From Truman to Trump: The Great Divide Over China
Author: 0 From Truman to Trump: The Great Divide Over China

The North's last nuclear test, on September 3, was the country's most powerful, triggering a much stronger 6.3- magnitude quake that was felt across the border in China. The move escalated tensions with the USA and its neighbours, and this week the regime's foreign minister said the country's options included testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.

World At UNGA, Trump Dashes Iran's Hopes Regarding US Policy and Nuclear Deal
Author: 0 At UNGA, Trump Dashes Iran's Hopes Regarding US Policy and Nuclear Deal

She said all of these issues, which were included in the United Nations resolution, have been violated by the country and will be taken into consideration when a decision on the matter is made. He said that the "ignorant, ugly, spiteful text of the USA president, which was full of false information and groundless allegations, against the Iranian nation" was beneath the dignity of the United Nations.

Author: 0 NFL Week Three Match Up: Saints at Panthers

While the Panthers defense may be ranked first in the league in points allowed, New Orleans defense has been struggling. New Orleans is 9-2 ATS in their last 11 division matchups and 9-2 ATS in their last 11 road games while the over is 5-0 in their last 5 games overall.

World Police lathicharge students at BHU for protesting against eve teasing
Author: 0 Police lathicharge students at BHU for protesting against eve teasing

The students of Mahila Mahavidyala of the Banaras Hindu University , which is on the boil for three days, led the "silent protest march" seeking safety of girls inside the campus. The BHU students have been protesting near the university's main gate since Thursday against the rising eve- teasing incidents on the campus. The warden's response angered the students who sat on "dharna" at the main gate later that evening.

World Sushma Swaraj to address 72nd UNGA; terrorism, climate change major issues
Author: 0 Sushma Swaraj to address 72nd UNGA; terrorism, climate change major issues

Lodhi also emphasised that India - a nation ruled by fascist ideology - should stop supporting and aiding terrorism and related activities across the border. "This impossible has been made possible in India". We established scientific and technical institutions which are the pride of the world. We produced engineers, scholars, and doctors, and you produced jihadis.

World China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea
Author: 0 China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea

USGS put the epicentre of the quake 22 km (14 miles) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, near the country's main nuclear test site. The quake was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong province, where North Korea's known Punggye-ri nuclear site is located, according to South Korea's meteorological agency.

World U.S. 'more a pariah state' without Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 U.S. 'more a pariah state' without Iran nuclear deal

In an obvious response to Trump's "America First" mantra, Gabriel said the world needs more cooperation, less "national egoism". Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, addressing the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, derided Trump's verbal attacks as absurd and hateful rhetoric.

World PYD captures Syria's largest gas field in Deir el-Zour
Author: 0 PYD captures Syria's largest gas field in Deir el-Zour

Ahmed Abu Khawla told Reuters on Saturday that the Conoco gas field was the first of its kind taken by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) - an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias backed by the USA - since it began an offensive earlier this month to capture the eastern province.

World Mann Ki Baat made government realise people's sensitivities: Modi
Author: 0 Mann Ki Baat made government realise people's sensitivities: Modi

There will be value addition in tourism when we travel not as a visitor but also like a student and make efforts to assimilate and adapt other culture. Akashwani also broadcast its translated versions in regional languages once the Prime Minister completes his address in Hindi. It has also become a platform to showcase the strenghts of India.

World North Korean offical says H. bomb possible in Pacific
Author: 0 North Korean offical says H. bomb possible in Pacific

North Korea's Kim Jong-un "will be tested like never before", US President Donald Trump said as the two leaders continued to trade insults and Pyongyang threatened to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. Washington D.C.: United States President Donald Trump has called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "a madman" who doesn't mind starving or killing his people'.

World Kim Jong Un a 'Madman' Who 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before'
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un a 'Madman' Who 'Will Be Tested Like Never Before'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said diplomatic efforts will continue but all military options were still on the table. However, South Korea's state weather agency says there is insufficient ground to assume today's natural disaster in the North to be linked to another missile test.

World USC Pulls Away Late in 30-20 Victory Over California
Author: 0 USC Pulls Away Late in 30-20 Victory Over California

We don't really care whether people think we're going to win or lose. Asked if it was one of his toughest games as a play caller against Texas, offensive coordinator Tee Martin said, "No, Alabama was really hard". He took over in Berkeley last January. Cal might offer a formidable test, led by Wilcox and defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter. USC averaged less than two yards per carry despite running it 37 times .