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On Monday, Justice CV Karthikeyan slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the petitioner and asked him to approach the Election Commission instead. The rebelling members, led by Dinakaran, have been demanding Chief Minister Edappadi K. "Probably it is in this background that the applicant impleaded Dhinakaran as fourth defendant". Stating that if the petitioner does not want to attend the meeting he can be at home, the Judge said the legislator could not allow filing such litigation, which is an ...
  • Putin: Sanctions and Pressure Alone Will Not Resolve North Korea Crisis

    Putin: Sanctions and Pressure Alone Will Not Resolve North Korea Crisis

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    South Korea says it expects another North Korea intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch "on September 9", according to the country's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon. Abe is due to meet Putin separately later today. "North Korea is escalating an overt challenge to the peace, prosperity, law and order of the region and indeed the entire world".
  • Kentucky Ranks 44th in the U.S. on 'Happiness' Survey

    Kentucky Ranks 44th in the U.S. on 'Happiness' Survey

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    WalletHub ranked states based on 28 metrics ranging from depression rate to amount of sleep to sports participation, safety and income growth. But, the state was 33 in work environment and 46 in community and environment. The bottom five states were, in this order, West Virginia, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Hawaii and California earn the third and fourth spots on the list as both states are in the top five as locations with lowest adult depression rates.
  • South Korean foreign minister says North Korea on 'reckless path'

    South Korean foreign minister says North Korea on 'reckless path'

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    The United had originally pushed for a strict oil embargo, as well as a freeze on the foreign assets of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. The new draft also softens its language on foreign workers and other issues. Despite the impending vote on potentially painful economic sanctions, the atmosphere in Pyongyang over the weekend was one of celebration. A week ago North Korea conducted its sixth - and largest - nuclear test , with experts believing the state either has, or is very close to, ...
  • Trump Lawyers Wanted Kushner Fired Over Russian Probe, WSJ Reports

    Trump Lawyers Wanted Kushner Fired Over Russian Probe, WSJ Reports

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    Trump's lawyers were also anxious Kushner may create legal problems for others in the White House by discussing the Russian Federation investigation with other aides or with Trump without a lawyer present. Trump, whose daughter Ivanka is married to Kushner, refused to heed their advice, insisting Kushner did nothing wrong. Kushner dismissed the meeting as a "waste of time".
  • 'Maybe There Is Something to This Climate Change Thing'?

    'Maybe There Is Something to This Climate Change Thing'?

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    CNN's Jim Acosta asked Bossert to weigh in on whether the Trump administration should look at the link between climate change and the two most recent storms to hit the United States. "We have to be prepared". "To have any kind of focus on the cause and effect of the storm; versus helping people, or actually facing the effect of the storm, is misplaced", Pruitt told CNN , adding that it's "insensitive" to the people of Florida to focus on climate change at the moment.
  • Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev face off in Cardiff

    Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev face off in Cardiff

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    It is a definite step down from Klitschko, but a win over Pulev will go down as the second best victory on Joshua's record to date. On Monday, at Cardiff's Principality, Joshua had his first meeting with Pulev, the 25-1 star of Bulgarian boxing.
  • Chinese State Banks Are Cracking Down On North Korean Business

    Chinese State Banks Are Cracking Down On North Korean Business

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    But they can no longer make deposits or send remittances. A US -drafted resolution originally called for an oil embargo on the North, a halt to key textile exports and financial and travel bans on leader Kim Jong Un, but appears to have been watered down, according to a draft seen by Reuters.
  • Hurricane Jose forecast to loop back towards US

    Hurricane Jose forecast to loop back towards US

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    At 5 a.m. Monday Category 2 Jose was located a few hundred miles northeast of Grand Turk Island steadily moving toward the north northwest near 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. East Coast and Atlantic Canada should continue to monitor AccuWeather.com for the latest updates on Jose. Jose will meander north of the Caribbean region this week and pose no danger to land for most of the workweek.
  • Will Hurricane Irma Hit South Carolina And Georgia?

    Will Hurricane Irma Hit South Carolina And Georgia?

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    Statewide 25 shelters have opened, with 885 occupants. McMaster ordered a continuing evacuation of Hilton Head, Fripp and other barrier islands, which was effective Saturday morning. "We're very proud of how the citizens have responded to our urgings and warnings and information", McMaster said. No major gas shortages were reported by the governor, as delivers continue across the state.
  • Cuba Issues Flood Alert While Irma Menaces Florida's Gulf Coast

    Cuba Issues Flood Alert While Irma Menaces Florida's Gulf Coast

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    As Irma left Cuba late Saturday and directed its 120 miles per hour (195 kph) winds toward Florida, authorities on the island were assessing the damage and warning of staggering damage to keys off the northern coast studded with all-inclusive resorts and cities, as well as farmland in central Cuba .
  • 6 million without power after Irma lashes Florida, heads north

    6 million without power after Irma lashes Florida, heads north

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    Relief operations are under way and engineers are working to restore power, but many areas remain stranded. Recovery efforts got under way in Florida on Monday as the sunshine state began to count the cost of Hurricane Irma, which battered the southeast corner of the United States on Sunday and Monday.
  • An Emotional First Day Of Testimony In The Holly Bobo

    An Emotional First Day Of Testimony In The Holly Bobo

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    Judge C. Creed McGinley immediately called for emergency medical personnel and had the jury escorted out for the courtroom. "He took her, he raped her, he killed her, he discarded her, he covered it up, he nearly got away with it", the prosecutor said.
  • Gold miners accused of massacring uncontacted Amazonian tribe

    Gold miners accused of massacring uncontacted Amazonian tribe

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    Two miners have reportedly been arrested. Officials confirmed on September 8 that an investigation had been launched. The gold miners had a hand-carved paddle they said came from the tribe, according to Funai . Survival International told the Times that, due to the small size of most of these tribes, it is likely a significant proportion of their population has been wiped out.
  • Banke Muslims call for end to Rohingya crisis

    Banke Muslims call for end to Rohingya crisis

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    ARSA announced on Saturday a provisional truce in the bloody conflict, which over the past year has seen some 520 combatants and more than 2,000 civilians killed, according to independent estimates . "My investigation suggests the possibility that crimes against humanity may have been committed, which can only be confirmed by a subsequent criminal investigation", Zeid said, urging the council to set up an worldwide investigation into rights violations in Venezuela.
  • 'Fluffy' the beached great white shark set to return to sea

    'Fluffy' the beached great white shark set to return to sea

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    After being rescued from the shores of Manly Beach in distress, the great white was stretchered into a nearby pool while it recovered. The shark, which appears to have injuries to its mouth and tail, was later put in a truck and taken to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary , where it was transferred to an isolation tank and assessed overnight.
  • MI rises to No. 7 in new AP, coaches polls

    MI rises to No. 7 in new AP, coaches polls

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    Ohio State slipped to ninth after losing to Oklahoma . The Sooners vaulted three places to No. 3 after their huge road win at Ohio State , avenging a loss on their home field from a year ago. West Virginia is safely in my poll even with their loss to Virginia Tech because one, they challenged themselves and two, they hung with the Hokies and almost pulled off that win and I think Virginia Tech is a very solid team .
  • Miami International Airport closed as Hurricane Irma approaches

    Miami International Airport closed as Hurricane Irma approaches

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    A screenshot below of Hurricane Irma's path taken at 2:30 p.m., shows that the eye of the storm traveled over Necker Island, which is pinpointed on the map in a purple star. The eye of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm that is packing winds of more than 185 miles per hour, has prompted US officials to close airports and issue mandatory evacuations as forecasters predict the storm will hit Puerto Rico, Florida and other states.
  • Cuomo sends Guard units to help with hurricane response efforts

    Cuomo sends Guard units to help with hurricane response efforts

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    More than 400 soldiers are here, packing more than 120 vehicles with supplies like meals for those who need them. He says this is the first time in more than 30 years in military service that he has been deployed domestically. "You know, you wear the patch that represents the state of Iowa and the Iowa National Guard on your left sleeve when you wear this uniform, and that means a great deal to us".
  • Hurricanes are helping the Coast Guard improve its 'brand'

    Hurricanes are helping the Coast Guard improve its 'brand'

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    Trump went twice to Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Harvey. Trump's comments came after returning from a Cabinet meeting at Camp David, where he and other administration officials received a briefing on Hurricane Irma. Check out the photos and video for more information on what they are doing. Potentially significant effects along the state's coastline include large surf, flooding and tropical storm winds late Sunday into early Monday and maybe as late as Tuesday, according to the ...