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Trump's speech on Tuesday, and a series of meetings he will hold next week with foreign leaders gathering here at the annual U.N. General Assembly, are freighted with expectations that the US leader wants to pull away from the 2015 U.N. That explosion created a magnitude-6.3 tremor, making it the most powerful weapon Pyongyang has ever tested. The remarks also came after H R McMaster, the US' National Security Adviser, reaffirmed that the Trump administration has military options in place for ...
  • Tewari draws flak for tweet against PM

    Tewari draws flak for tweet against PM

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    Following the storm, Tewari said he had just responded to a troll on nationalism and was ready to apologise but asked Modi if he would "unfollow" persons who were regularly hurling abuse on women. Naqvi added, "A depressed Congress has become an expired bubble of abuses". The Congress has been rejected by the people and since then its leaders have lost their mental balance.
  • Kulsoom wins NA-120 seat, RO announces unofficial result

    Kulsoom wins NA-120 seat, RO announces unofficial result

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    On this occasion, Nawaz showered his daughter with praise for running "extremely effective election campaign" on behalf of her mother Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing a surgery in London. Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will announce the final and official results on September 19, said Returning Officer (RO) Mian Shahid during the press conference.
  • On Your Side: What policy protects senior patients during Irma

    On Your Side: What policy protects senior patients during Irma

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    Federal officials say that nursing homes normally reserved for veterans will be opened up to non-veteran nursing home residents if space is available, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma . More than 25 per cent of homes and businesses were destroyed across the Florida Keys with 3.1 million homes still without power on Thursday (local time).
  • 'Rocket Man': Trump's latest description of Kim Jong

    'Rocket Man': Trump's latest description of Kim Jong

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    Haley tells CNN's " State of the Union " that the U.N. Security Council has basically exhausted its diplomatic options for dealing with North Korea. After the latest missile launch on Friday, White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the United States was fast running out of patience with North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.
  • Dumoulin led Sunweb men win world TTT

    Dumoulin led Sunweb men win world TTT

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    For BMC is was the second silver in as many years with Dennis, Scotson, Silvan Dillier, Stefan Küng, Daniel Oss and Tejay van Garderen in a dogfight with Sky for second as they finished with the minimum four riders. Sunweb, who also triumphed in the women's event, won in 47min 50sec, with BMC Racing runners-up, eight seconds in arrears. "As we always do, we came here to win gold", said Dennis.
  • Tigers' Matthew Boyd loses no-hit bid in ninth inning

    Tigers' Matthew Boyd loses no-hit bid in ninth inning

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    Mikie Mahtook singled in the walk-off run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Tigers nipped the White Sox , 3-2, in Detroit. Boyd instead settled for his first career shutout in a 12-0 Tigers victory over the Sox on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park.
  • Auburn backup QB arrested on public intoxication charge

    Auburn backup QB arrested on public intoxication charge

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    According to James Crepea of AL.com, records show White was booked into Lee County Jail and is being held on $500 bond. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn "is aware of the situation". He was one of three Tigers players to be suspended to start the 2017 season, though he missed two games while Kamryn Pettway and Kyle Davis missed only one.
  • Dybala fires Juve back to the top

    Dybala fires Juve back to the top

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    The Argentine's opener was a stunning first-time shot from outside the area, before he poked home a second and curled in a free-kick for his third. Juve have won their opening four Serie A games of the season, with Dybala scoring in each triumph and, in total, netting eight of his side's 13 goals.
  • Soldiers Guard Key Sites As Threat Level Remains At Critical

    Soldiers Guard Key Sites As Threat Level Remains At Critical

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    A "bucket bomb" with a timer partially detonated at Parsons Green station injuring around 30 people. The declaration came just moments before United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May announced the national terror threat level would be upped to the highest possible category, critical, which means "an attack is expected imminently".
  • The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Wins Emmy for Supporting Actress, Drama

    The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Wins Emmy for Supporting Actress, Drama

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    The glitzy ceremony in downtown Los Angeles - the first under the administration of President Donald Trump - was widely expected to have a strongly political flavor, and host Stephen Colbert set the tone in his opening monologue. In an emotional acceptance speech, Dowd thanked her friends and family while also tipping her hat to fellow actors and to those who voted in the category.
  • Second man arrested in over London tube bombing

    Second man arrested in over London tube bombing

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    The boy was arrested in Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism squad, under the Terrorism Act. London police said in a statement that the 21-year-old man was detained under Britain's terrorism laws in the west London suburb of Hounslow. Rudd earlier dismissed as "pure speculation" US President Donald Trump's claim, made on Friday on Twitter, that a "loser terrorist" behind the attack was known to Scotland Yard.
  • Fair worker falls from malfunctioning Ferris wheel while making repairs

    Fair worker falls from malfunctioning Ferris wheel while making repairs

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    The man who fell only had minor injuries. Two North Carolina families are still considering themselves lucky after an accident at the Central Carolina Fair Friday night. Central Carolina Fair spokesman Andrew Brown wouldn't confirm whether any children were in the tilted gondola vehicle at the time. The gondola auto was restored to "proper working condition" Friday night and was re-inspected by officials from the North Carolina Department of Labor.
  • Sena questions need for bullet trains in times of derailments

    Sena questions need for bullet trains in times of derailments

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    Congress leader in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said his party was not against any development project, but added that the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project was not economically viable. The land and money will come from Gujarat and Maharashtra, and Tokyo will rake in all the profits. The opposition Congress, too, mounted a scalding offensive against Modi, saying the launch of the venture ahead of the Gujarat election followed a pattern of the prime minister announcing economic packages ...
  • Bangladesh Warns Myanmar Rulers of Unwarranted Consequences

    Bangladesh Warns Myanmar Rulers of Unwarranted Consequences

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    Nadel adds its voice to that of our Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in calling on Ms Aung San Suu Kyi , as head of the government of Myanmar, to bring a halt to these atrocities and honour the principles of the award that she received and purportedly stands for.
  • Turkey's first lady calls for focus on Rohingya plight

    Turkey's first lady calls for focus on Rohingya plight

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    The Rohingya are trapped. Since Aug. 25, almost 400,000 Rohingya Muslims, who are an ethic minority n the country, have fled violence in Myanmar , with thousands crossing into Bangladesh . The Rohingya people are a stateless, mostly Muslim, minority in Buddhist-majority Rakhine in Myanmar, and have long experienced persecution. Federal police Special Branch's Counter-Terrorism Division assistant director Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said in reality, the IS is employing the Rohingya ...
  • Tropical Storm Maria a Growing Threat to Puerto Rico, Caribbean

    Tropical Storm Maria a Growing Threat to Puerto Rico, Caribbean

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    Tropical Storm Warnings issued for Saint Lucia, Dominica, Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It also forecast a maximum potential rainfall of 51 centimetres in the Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and the USA and British Virgin Islands through Wednesday night - conditions that could cause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.
  • Dhaka restricts movement of Rohingya refugees

    Dhaka restricts movement of Rohingya refugees

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    Like most of the refugees who have flooded into Bangladesh in the past three weeks, she relies entirely on handouts from local volunteers operating with no official oversight and little coordination. Suu Kyi has been harshly criticized for not condemning the violence. The military says its "clearance operations" in northern Rakhine State are aimed at flushing out Rohingya militants who attacked police posts on August 25.
  • McMaster: US Must Move With Urgency Against North Korea

    McMaster: US Must Move With Urgency Against North Korea

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    The United States wants to exhaust every diplomatic option on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and wants to see loopholes in the North Korean sanctions regime closed, US disarmament ambassador Robert Wood said on Friday . Global equities investors largely shrugged off the latest missile test by North Korea as shares on Wall Street set new highs on Friday. He said the United States was "out of road" because negotiations held in the past with the North delivered "an unsatisfactory ...
  • Bangladesh warns Myanmar over border amid Rohingya refugee crisis

    Bangladesh warns Myanmar over border amid Rohingya refugee crisis

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    There are 25 Rohingya families in Quebec City, and 20 more in Vancouver. Eric P Schwartz, head of the US-based charity Refugees International and a former assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and migration, said he couldn't recall seeing so much misery in the camps and called for international pressure on Myanmar to stop the violence.
  • Tillerson says USA thinking about closing embassy in Cuba

    Tillerson says USA thinking about closing embassy in Cuba

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    He says the issue is "very serious" regarding the harm some individuals have suffered. The incidents began a year ago, and the latest was recorded in August, despite USA authorities having complained to Cuban officials in February and having expelled two Cuban diplomats from Washington in May.