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The US said on Monday it would table a new United Nations resolution on tougher sanctions in the wake of the latest test of a nuclear bomb by the North on Sunday. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang reiterated Beijing's opposition to South Korea's deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System, also known as THAAD.
  • Muslim Board to constitute committee for community reform

    Muslim Board to constitute committee for community reform

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    AIMPLB is a private body working to protect Muslim personal laws, liaise with and influence the government and guide the general public about crucial issues. Board reiterates that sanctity of belief and practices in personal and matrimonial relationship in Islamic laws can not be treated differently from the belief and practices in personal and matrimonial relationship by the other citizens of India, who follow their own custom and practice and they have this protection.
  • If you litter, don't say Vande Mataram: Modi

    If you litter, don't say Vande Mataram: Modi

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    At the convention, the theme of which was "Young India, New India", the PM paid tributes to Swami Vivekananda, saying 9/11 was earlier known for his historic speech in Chicago in 1893, before it came to be associated with the World Trade Center attacks in 2001.
  • US, Japan, S Korea warned against seeking sanctions

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    THAAD was first deployed outside the continental United States in 2015 when it was sent to Guam in the wake of increasing threats from North Korea . The report follows a similar one from South Korean intelligence published this week in the nation's Asia Business Daily , which cited an unnamed intelligence official claiming there was evidence that Pyongyang was planning yet another ICBM test.
  • Man arrested after stabbing inside church

    Man arrested after stabbing inside church

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    He said the attacker was challenged at the door by ushers and restrained. Police were called to New Jerusalem Apostolic Church, Rocky Lane, Aston, around 10.50am this morning, following reports that a man had been knifed. "First the rapid response came, followed by two air ambulances". Members of the congregation restrained the attacker. As officers investigated the stabbing, they noticed similarities between the suspect and his vehicle and another incident that had taken place at ...
  • Coast Guard urges caution along Atlantic coast as wind alert issued

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    High tide on Monday morning is at 9.15am with 4.8m. A Status Yellow rainfall warning came into effect for Donegal , Galway , Leitrim , Mayo and Sligo at 9am, and will remain in place until 12pm tomorrow. Earlier this week, the names of the storms that could make their way across Ireland and the United Kingdom in the coming months were announced, including Larry, Fionn, Winifred, Eleanor and Dylan.
  • Million People Are Without Power in Florida Due to Hurricane Irma

    Million People Are Without Power in Florida Due to Hurricane Irma

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    For days, the forecast had made it look as if the Miami metropolitan area of 6 million people on Florida's Atlantic coast could get hit head-on with the catastrophic and long-dreaded Big One. Hardee County Sheriff's deputy Julie Bridges, a mother of one, and Hardee Correctional Institute sergeant Joseph Ossman crashed and died on Sunday around 60 miles from Saratosa.
  • South Korea: Deployment of THAAD missile defense system completed

    South Korea: Deployment of THAAD missile defense system completed

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    The U.S. military will add four launchers to its Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) anti-ballistic missile system over the next "few hours" to shore up South Korea's defenses against a North Korean strike, two U.S. China had reportedly ordered informal restrictions on some South Korean imports and travel as retaliation . Japanese defence minister Itsunori Onodera said yesterday that Tokyo had deployed "sniffer planes" capable of detecting radioactive particles.
  • North Korea pledges counter measures against US-backed sanctions

    North Korea pledges counter measures against US-backed sanctions

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    For one, Chinese President Xi Jinping seeks to quell any controversy before seeking another five-year term at the upcoming Communist Party Congress, and more profoundly, China fears a unified, Western-leaning Korea on its border. Throughout last week, South Korean officials had warned the North could launch another intercontinental ballistic missile in defiance of U.N. sanctions and amid an escalating standoff with the United States.
  • China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment

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    Putin gave no indication on Thursday whether Moscow would back that resolution; but he and top Russian government officials have previously condemned the idea of tightening sanctions and shown little enthusiasm to stop modest fuel exports to Pyongyang or send home North Korean workers.
  • Looters in Fort Lauderdale Steal from Stores During Hurricane Irma

    Looters in Fort Lauderdale Steal from Stores During Hurricane Irma

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    Lauderdale, Florida , shows multiple people breaking through the front window Simon's Sportswear, entering the store and walking out with various items. More than 2.1 million customers have lost power in Florida with Hurricane Irma striking the state. The crimes happened even before the height of the storm swept into South Florida Sunday, authorities said.
  • Shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees opening in North Carolina

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    Additionally, in response to N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper's activation order, the North Carolina National Guard opened three staging areas to support local authorities. Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 3 storm late Saturday morning as it continued to batter Cuba with sustained 125-mph winds, the National Hurricane Center said.
  • Senate ups Hurricane Harvey relief package to $15 billion

    Senate ups Hurricane Harvey relief package to $15 billion

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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the agreement Wednesday after meeting with Trump at the White House. But the deal, reached Wednesday with President Donald Trump , got the support of Texas U.S. Sen. Trump has privately fumed that Republican congressional leaders, including Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThis week: Harvey aid at top of long to-do list as Congress returns The Memo: Trump ...
  • My turn: Protect youth in Kitsap by retaining DACA

    My turn: Protect youth in Kitsap by retaining DACA

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    However, President Trump has said he will revisit the problem at the end of the six-month period if Congress can not find a legislative solution in that time. In statements , Trump and Sessions said the principal objection to Obama's so-called Dreamers program was that it was unconstitutional, because it was established by an executive order.
  • Putin urges Trump to avoid hysteria on North Korea

    Putin urges Trump to avoid hysteria on North Korea

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    South Korean officials believe more provocation from the reclusive state is possible, despite worldwide outrage over Sunday's test and calls for more sanctions on North Korea . Several U.S. military vehicles, including trucks carrying payloads covered in black sheets that appeared to be launchers, had been seen heading toward the site.
  • President Moon to seek comprehensive solution to North Korea issue

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    Putin and Abe held a bilateral meeting Thursday, after which both leaders reiterated their countries shared a common understanding of the threat that North Korea poses. Pacific Fleet, claimed this week that America's North Korean strategy of sanctions and diplomacy has worked so far. Previous estimates have ranged from 50 kilotons to 120 kilotons.