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World His Poise Under Pressure May Have Stopped Nuclear War
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Petrov was in charge of Soviet nuclear early warning systems on the night of September 26, 1983, and decided not to retaliate when a false "missile attack" signal appeared to show a USA nuclear launch . Mr Petrov retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel. In those crucial minutes, things hadn't added up: For instance, why would the USA launch an attack with only five missiles? But a military investigation chastised and eventually reassigned Col.

World First NC death from Hurricane Irma confirmed
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Hollywood police have begun a criminal investigation into the deaths at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, 1200 N 35th Ave. US President Donald Trump has arrived in Florida for his third visit in three weeks and praised emergency services as the reason "thousands and thousands of people" didn't die during Hurricane Irma .

World Man Charged in 1992 Murder of Lisa Ziegert
Author: 0 Man Charged in 1992 Murder of Lisa Ziegert

She was 24 years old at the time of her murder. Last year, Gulluni released a computer-generated rendering of a suspect using new technology that analyzed DNA found at the crime scene to predict the suspect's physical characteristics. Schara was released into the custody of Connecticut State Police on a fugitive from justice charge. MA officials are awaiting court proceedings to determine when Schara will be returned to the Bay State.

World USA flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill: Seoul
Author: 0 USA flies bombers over Korean peninsula for drill: Seoul

Pacific Command. The Marine Corps' F-35Bs based in Japan and the Air Force's B-1Bs stationed in Guam are among high-profile US defense assets deployed to Korea relatively often in a show of force against North Korea for its provocations. "If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, if the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in any way, North Korea will be destroyed", Haley told CNN in an interview that aired Sunday.

World Donald Trump labels North Korea's Kim Jong-un 'rocket man'
Author: 0 Donald Trump labels North Korea's Kim Jong-un 'rocket man'

Last Friday, North Korea launched a ballistic missile that flew over Japan and traveled a total of 3,700 kilometers (2,299 miles) before falling into the Pacific Ocean. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who oversaw the latest missile test , said the launch increased the "combat power of the nuclear force", according to the North's official KCNA news agency.

World Trump retweets altered GIF of him hitting golf ball at Clinton
Author: 0 Trump retweets altered GIF of him hitting golf ball at Clinton

It is not the first time Mr Trump has been accused of inappropriate Mr Trump repeatedly threatened to jail Ms Clinton during his campaign, encouraging chants of "lock her up", and vowed during a presidential debate to appoint a special prosecutor to pursue Ms Clinton - an extraordinary promise of political retribution.

Author: 0 United States to send aircraft carrier to Korea next month: ministry

McMaster said the United States was fast running out of patience with North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. The US Pacific Command confirmed Friday's rocket was an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), and Seoul's defense ministry said it probably traveled around 3,700 kilometers (2,300 miles), hurtling to a maximum altitude of 770 kilometers.

World San Diego State turns lights out on No. 19 Stanford
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Stanford is off to a 1-1 start following its 42-24 loss at USC last weekend. NOTES: The game involved identical twins - San Diego State WR Mikah Holder and Stanford CB Alijah Holder - playing each other. The Aztecs kept going when play resumed. The 2017 roster is no exception, featuring the likes of Dalton Schultz, J.J. Arcega-Whiteside and Trenton Irwin, all of whom go 6-foot-2 or taller.

World Boko Haram kills village chief imam, four others in Borno
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Lundberg said that the plan also involved improving sanitation conditions, ensuring affected people have access to clean water, informing communities and carrying out vaccination campaigns in addition to other life-saving interventions. "Schools lie at the heart of a society", said the Norwegian Refugee Council's Secretary General Jan Egeland, whose organisation co-manages the Nanson Refugee Award project.

World RCS confirm Israel start
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Although the details of stage 4 have yet to be confirmed, it is anticipated that the Giro will resume in Sicily, with the port of Catania the most likely landing spot for the race. Organizers are expected to announce the precise route next week at a ceremony attended by Italian and Israeli officials along with retired Spanish cyclist and two-time Giro victor Alberto Contador.

Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway Rips Hollywood For Politicizing The Emmys

But it wasn't all negative. Unsurprisingly, Conway wasn't a big fan of the numerous punch lines aimed at her boss, President Trump, during TV's big night. "He probably barely noticed", she said of Trump. "I'm very happy my former White House colleague, Sean Spicer , is a man of good humor". McKinnon thanked Hillary Clinton, who she portrayed during the 2016 election.

World Navy Dismisses 2 More Leaders After Incidents Involving The 7th Fleet
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The moves come almost a month after the USS John S. McCain collided with a chemical and oil tanker off Singapore, killing 10 American sailors. Rear-Admiral Charles Williams, commander of Task Force 70, and Captain Jeffrey Bennett, commander of Destroyer Squadron 15, were fired by Seventh Fleet commander Phil Sawyer, the United States Navy said in a statement .

World Forbes values Jaguars at $2.075 billion, up 32 percent
Author: 0 Forbes values Jaguars at $2.075 billion, up 32 percent

The New England Patriots , the NFL's reigning Super Bowl champions, ranked second at $3.7 billion, followed by the New York Giants at $3.3 billion. Around the rest of the NFC North, the Chicago Bears rank seventh at $2.85 billion, the Green Bay Packers are 13th at $2.55 billion and the Minnesota Vikings come in at 18th at $2.4 billion.

World Trump Says He's Considering Military Parade in DC on Independence Day
Author: 0 Trump Says He's Considering Military Parade in DC on Independence Day

Trump was so impressed by the one he attended in Paris last July, he told French President Emmanuel Macron , he's looking at the logistics of having a Pennsylvania Avenue procession just like it. 18, 2017, in NY. Their meeting today was created to focus on rising national security threats, including terrorism, as well as the Paris climate accord.

World Aubameyang bags brace as Borussia Dortmund run riot over FC Cologne
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Cologne have no grounds to appeal against the influence of the video assistant referee (VAR) in their defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Sunday, according to BVB sporting director Michael Zorc. With the injured Marco Reus watching from the stands, his replacement Philipp claimed his second in the 69th with a brilliant chip over the goalkeeper after Mahmoud Dahoud sent him through.

World Snapchat takes down Al Jazeera's channel in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Snapchat takes down Al Jazeera's channel in Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities have accused Al Jazeera of acting as a mouthpiece for extremist groups, a charge it denies. Al Jazeera's Arabic-language channel in Snapchat Discover, which had been available since May, was removed from the Saudi Arabian version of the app, a spokeswoman from Snap said .

World Family wants Egypt detention man home 'as soon as possible' after acquittal
Author: 0 Family wants Egypt detention man home 'as soon as possible' after acquittal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin South-West, Colm Brophy, has said Ibrahim Halawa should not have been locked up for more than fours years in Egypt before being acquitted on all charges in court today. "When I met Ibrahim in January , I expressed my hope that I would see him back in Dublin soon and while the process has been frustrating and long, I am delighted that Ibrahim will soon be reunited with his family back in Ireland".

World North Korea, Rohingya crisis to dominate proceedings
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U.S. President Donald Trump (L) arrives for a joint news conference with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (C) in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 7, 2017. Haley told reporters at the White House Friday that the organization "stopped focusing on the commas and the periods" and was "actually acting". Right now, the United Nations and the world needs Donald Trump to be Donald Trump.

World Rohingyas pose security threat: Govt to apex court
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In the draft affidavit , the Centre had said that there were "contemporaneous inputs" received by it that indicated links of some of the unauthorised Rohingya immigrants with terror organisations based in Pakistan and Bangladesh. Lack of any evidence to support the government claim has led to speculations that the Rohingya were being targeted for their religion by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist government.

World Three dead, 16 injured as buses collide in Flushing
Author: 0 Three dead, 16 injured as buses collide in Flushing

One of the victims was the charter bus's driver, the NYPD confirmed. "It's hard to compare it to anything I've ever seen, the sheer destruction". The Dahlia bus driver, a pedestrian, and a passenger on the MTA bus have died. A building also was hit. A building that houses a number of retail stores, including a fried chicken restaurant, received substantial impact from the crash, and experts were working to make sure it was secure, de Blasio said.

World Clinton leaves question mark over 2016 election legitimacy
Author: 0 Clinton leaves question mark over 2016 election legitimacy

She pointed out that even if she did challenge the results, she does not believe there is a mechanism to handle the unprecedented request. The day after her 2016 election defeat, Hillary Clinton told a crowd of shell-shocked supporters that "we must accept this result and then look to the future".

Author: 0 Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect

Images published by the Sun on Sunday night appeared to show Farroukh being arrested by police in Hounslow after a struggle, and officers are understood to have begun searching the chicken shop soon after. The bag has been placed in a bucket with Christmas tree lights. Both men are being held for questioning under the Terrorism Act. Local council chief Ian Harvey said he believed the 18-year-old was an Iraqi orphan who moved to the United Kingdom three years ago after his parents died.

World Conservative Commentator Jedediah Bila Leaving 'The View'
Author: 0 Conservative Commentator Jedediah Bila Leaving 'The View'

So, theoretically, The View's new cohost Jedediah Bila should be pissing off pretty much everyone with her barbed commentary on the race for the White House. Co-host Sara Haines praised Ms. Bila for having the ability to break down complex issues so that the opposing side can better understand them. "It's important to have conservative voices so I expect that they would fill this seat quickly", a source said.

World Dad arrested for chasing terrified six-year-old daughter in clown mask
Author: 0 Dad arrested for chasing terrified six-year-old daughter in clown mask

When Officer O'Grady arrived, Barret was still wearing the mask and the two men were yelling at each other as the girl huddled in terror in the apartment, refusing to come out. Frightened Rastana Baker couldn't see the faces of the three men wearing clown masks . False alarms prompted by the reports led to police warning against would-be jokers dressing as clowns.

World Leaked Zinke Memo Urges Trump to Shrink National Monuments
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Zinke's recommendations to pare down the four Western monuments - and allow more logging and other development in three other monuments - "represent an unprecedented assault on our parks and public lands" by the Trump administration, said Jamie Williams, president of the Wilderness Society.

Author: 0 Tories hit out at the timing of 'Backseat' Boris's article

If the Foreign Secretary is not party to talks about Britain's changing status with Europe , and the rest of the world, what is the objective of this supposed Great Office of State? "What we've got is Theresa May managing that process, she's driving the auto", Rudd told the BBC's Andrew Marr on Sunday.

World Tropical storm warning expanded to US northeast
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Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe. Hurricane Jose will likely impact much of the U.S. East Coast this week with heavy surf , rip currents, and heavy rain/tropical storm force winds in certain areas. However, the storm will be close enough to produce unsafe rip currents along the east coast. Maria is now a category one hurricane, the lowest on the scale of five, located 225 kilometers (140 miles) east of Barbados, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kmh (75 mph).

World Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron make United Nations debuts
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Donald Trump has begun his first speech to the United Nation's General Assembly with a plug for one of the many properties with his name on the building, just across the street. The changes should not be restricted only to the Secretariat, Akbaruddin had said. The summit in Trump's hometown - New York City - has become the quickest-paced diplomatic event on the calendar for an American president.

World Judge denies National Football League request for stay in Zeke case
Author: 0 Judge denies National Football League request for stay in Zeke case

Mazzant's review of the accompanied Elliott case could take months, meaning the second-year Dallas Cowboys running back nearly certainly will play the entire 2017 season unless a stay is issued by the higher court. The NFL ultimately wants to get the case moved from Texas to the Southern District of NY. Elliott, 22, was suspended by commissioner Roger Goodell in August after the league concluded following a yearlong investigation that he had several physical confrontations in the summer of ...

World McAuliffe on proposed Cassidy-Graham healthcare bill
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But as it was in July, getting 50 votes from the chamber Republicans control 52-48 will be hard. He added moments later, "Graham/Cassidy keeps Obamacare and tells the states to run it". Summaries of the bill indicate that, if passed, it would be every bit as harmful as the Trumpcare proposals that failed to escape the Senate in July .

World Iran demands U.S. compliance with nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran demands U.S. compliance with nuclear deal

Those, however, aren't specifically covered in the nuclear agreement. This is not the first time Iran's highest religious figure has threatened to act if the US violates the agreement. "The main lobby of the Iranian nation in the United States is you educated and proud Iranians", he continued. This escalatory behaviour continues to occur against the backdrop of an operational JCPOA framework where compliance is asserted as instituted.

World Ingersoll's CAMI plant employees on strike
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Roughly a third of General Motors of Canada workers are on strike after a deal couldn't be reached by 11 p.m. between Unifor and G.M. The plant now produces the Equinox, but some are still manufactured in Mexico, which makes GM better equipped to handle the strike.

World UN Security Council condemns DPRK's missile launch
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns DPRK's missile launch

He said the launch was part of the country's plan to achieve "equilibrium of real force" with the US. "I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night". Kim had told his top officials that the goal of Pyongyang's efforts "is to establish the equilibrium of real force with the USA and make the U.S. rulers dare not talk about military option", according to the nation's state media.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer makes shock appearance at Emmy Awards

As Spicer rolled back offstage, Colbert joked " Melissa McCarthy , everyone", referencing McCarthy'sbrilliant recurring impression of Spicer on SNL this year. "There were over 450 original scripted shows made this year", the "Late Show" host said. Lithgow, after thanking the usual people , thanked Churchill.

World Paul Ryan Plugs Away at Tax Reform
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Ryan previously supported the so-called border adjustment tax to raise revenue to help pay for tax reform (the tax would have raised an estimated $1.2 trillion), and House Republicans said in the tax plan they released past year that they envisioned the plan being revenue neutral.

World Bomb Blast In Pakistan Kills 6 Security Personnel
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One of the five killed in the bomb blast has been identified as the local Tehsildar Fawad Ali. Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that he would ask the United States President Donald Trump administration to shun its "militaristic approach" in resolving the Afghanistan issue and that the "talks with the Taliban will bring peace to the war-torn country".

World Ryan opens door to tax cuts adding to deficit
Author: 0 Ryan opens door to tax cuts adding to deficit

It's a far cry from the Newt Gingrich-led GOP revolution that stormed Washington two decades ago with a mandate to balance the budget and cut taxes at the same time. But it takes Democratic help to lift the limits and their price, unsurprisingly, is more money for domestic programs. Earlier Wednesday, Ryan and House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady met behind closed doors with GOP lawmakers to lay out a timetable on taxes, pledging a detailed blueprint from top congressional Republicans ...

World Richard Branson Reveals Destruction to His Private Island by Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Richard Branson Reveals Destruction to His Private Island by Hurricane Irma

Dan Clouthier and is wife Judy Thomson say communication to the islands has been virtually impossible, so they've had to rely on Facebook to keep them updated. The nearby Turks and Caicos islands were also badly hit, as were the southern Bahamas. Irma has since weakened to a tropical storm after it made landfall on Marco Island and in Naples, Florida , on Sunday, Sept.

World Iran's Supreme Leader Vows a Strong Response Against Attempts to Derail JCPOA
Author: 0 Iran's Supreme Leader Vows a Strong Response Against Attempts to Derail JCPOA

President Hassan Rouhani left on Sunday for the UN General Assembly in NY, where he is set to hold crucial talks on the 2015 nuclear deal , which eased worldwide sanctions in exchange for curbs to Iran's atomic program. According to USA law, October 15 is the next deadline for Trump to certify that Iran is abiding by the deal. Khameini continued his Twitter rant against the U.S., writing that Washington's "attitudes towards talks & their outcomes are totally oppressive, hounding and ...

World Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma
Author: 0 Six Million Floridians Left Without Power After Irma

Damage assessment and restoration efforts started in earnest once weather conditions allowed following the storm and, by Tuesday night, more than 60 percent (590,000 customers) of Georgia Power customers impacted by the hurricane had service restored.

World Tropical Storm Jose expected to strenghten
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Jose was at one point a powerful almost-Category 5 storm that menaced parts of the Caribbean that had already taken the brunt of Hurricane Irma . Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km) from the center. Tropical storm watches are in effect for St. Lucia, Martinique, St.

World Martin Truex Jr wins NASCAR Cup Playoffs opener
Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr wins NASCAR Cup Playoffs opener

As he came down pit road for the team to change his tires and tighten the wheels fully this time, his gas man was sitting on the wall without a gas can and his feet were in Busch's pit stall. We got pretty free in then it just snapped around. One more of these races - either Loudon or Dover - and we should be good to advance to the next round.

World Nawaz Sharif's review plea dismissed
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Later according to unofficial and unconfirmed results of all the polling stations, PML-N candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz won the NA-120 by-election with a margin of 14,188 votes on Sunday. "I congratulate you PML-N tigers", she said, while speaking to supporters in Model Town. In her election speeches, Maryam claimed that her father was ousted as prime minister through a conspiracy by forces within Pakistan, including what she alleged was the military's loathing of strong civilian government.

World Fuso eCanter receives its global launch in NY
Author: 0 Fuso eCanter receives its global launch in NY

Having a long history in alternative drivetrains, we are proud to step into this new era. "Our FUSO eCanter comes with years of customer testing, and the assurance of parts, services, and warranty through our global FUSO dealership network".

World Complaint filed in Hollywood nursing home deaths
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After the air conditioning went down, staff set up "mobile cooling units and fans to cool the facility", Carballo said. The five women and three men ranged in age from 70 to 99. Florida, long one of America's top retirement destinations, has the highest proportion of people 65 and older of any state - 1 in 5 of its 20 million residents.

World U.S. advisers warn North Korea to end weapons program or face attack
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USA options range from everything to accepting North Korea as a nuclear power to using military force in a bid to destroy its arsenal and even oust leader Kim Jong Un. Experts have long questioned if the US could indeed attack North Korea, given its ability to cause massive casualties south of the border. Unless Beijing is retarded, there's very little reason why the Chinese should become Washington's errand boy in the Korean Crisis.