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A week ago, the 15-member UN Security Council unanimously adopted its ninth sanctions resolution since 2006 over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. "The Punggye-ri nuclear test site remains ready for a (new) test", the ministry said. Such tests were in violation of Security Council resolutions and showed that North Korea could now target the United States or Europe, he wrote.
  • Three killed, over a dozen injured in Queens double bus crash

    Three killed, over a dozen injured in Queens double bus crash

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    One person was pronounced dead at the scene after being found underneath one of the buses, leading authorities to believe that person may have been a pedestrian. The following buses are facing delays because of the incident, according to the MTA: Q13, Q16, Q19, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q25Ltd, Q28, Q34, Q44-SBS, Q65, Q65Ltd, Q66 and QM3.
  • Olympics: Korea crisis no problem for Pyeongchang: North Korean IOC member

    Olympics: Korea crisis no problem for Pyeongchang: North Korean IOC member

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    Both these cities previously expressed their desire to host the 2024 event, but Los Angeles officials were willing to give way and wait for another four years to arrange certain issues on funding . The run-up to the first winter Games in Asia outside Japan has been overshadowed by the diplomatic crisis and the United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions on Monday against the country over North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test conducted on September 3.
  • Amber Alert issued, child taken from Lemoore

    Amber Alert issued, child taken from Lemoore

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    An Amber Alert has been issued for Lovie Lee, center and Promise Lee, right. Aaliyah is described as a Hispanic female with brown hair and brown eyes. Police say she was driving a white 4-door sedan 2015 Honda Accord with NY license plate number HCR1560. If you see that vehicle, or either Love Lee, or Promise Lee, you're asked to call the Nassau County Police Department at 516-573-6300, or call 866-NYS-AMBER (697-26237).
  • Nitish Kumar in favour of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections

    Nitish Kumar in favour of simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections

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    The six-time Gujarat MLA, who enjoys influence among tribals in parts of Gujarat, attacked the BJP, saying demonetisation and the GST have "destroyed" the economy. The Election Commission of India (ECI) had disposed off Sharad Yadav's application staking claim over the party symbol. Parveen Amanullah, who once was part of the Nitish cabinet until she chose to go rogue a few years ago, echoed Srivastava's sentiment saying Sharad was the real JD-U and in the end, the EC will also see through ...
  • Florida governor issues new nursing home rules after post-Irma deaths

    Florida governor issues new nursing home rules after post-Irma deaths

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    A spokeswoman for the nursing home said the center "is cooperating with all regulators and authorities as it relates to the ongoing investigation", said Alia Faraj-Johnson. The goal is to ensure such facilities can operate for at least 96 hours after an outage. The utility did not arrive until Wednesday after some patients began experiencing health emergencies, prompting evacuation of the center, according to a timeline provided by the nursing home.
  • Kuwait to kick out 5 N. Korea envoys

    Kuwait to kick out 5 N. Korea envoys

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    Kuwait is the third country to expel a North Korean ambassador , after Mexico and Peru . Also, residence permits for North Korean workers in Kuwait will no longer be renewed. The United States embassy in Kuwait said in a statement on Sunday that the small emirate was "a key regional partner on (North Korea) and many other issues", adding that Kuwait has taken "positive steps in regards to implementing UN resolutions related to" North Korea.
  • Fake IT officials thrashed as their plan to cheat family go awry

    Fake IT officials thrashed as their plan to cheat family go awry

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    According to police, the men arrived at electronic goods showroom owner Ramesh Chand Ahuja's house in B-1 block, Malviya Nagar at 10 am. According to police, six men have been arrested, while the seventh got into a auto and fled. Smelling something fishy, the family called their neighbours and this was when they came to know that the IT officials were con artists. With the help of the neighbours, all of them were nabbed and the police was informed.
  • Trump calls Kim Jong-un

    Trump calls Kim Jong-un "Rocket Man" ahead of UN meetings

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    North Korea launched a missile over Japan on Friday, its second in the past three weeks, and conducted its sixth and by far most powerful nuclear test on September 3, in defiance of global pressure. In an interview that aired Sunday with CNN's Dana Bash on " State of the Union ", Haley emphasized that Defense Secretary James Mattis has an array of options to destroy the nation of some 25 million people.
  • Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia for violating local laws

    Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia for violating local laws

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    The app is now removing access to all Al Jazeera content in Saudi Arabia. The company revealed it was asked remove the Qatari-backed broadcaster's Discover Publisher Channel because it violated local laws, reports the BBC . Saudi Arabia and the UAE suspended the news channel and blocked Al Jazeera's website following the fallout. "The fundamental question that Al Jazeera is asking is, how could a USA company which is publicly traded, and which stands for freedom of speech where ...
  • Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot

    Panthers TE Olsen to miss time with broken foot

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    That's because for the second week in a row, the Panthers allowed just three points. Tampa Bay's original opener last week against Miami was postponed until November because of Hurricane Irma, and Bucs starters - rested in the fourth preseason game - hadn't had game action since Saturday, Aug.
  • Terror suspect arrested over London bomb attack

    Terror suspect arrested over London bomb attack

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    Also on Saturday, police arrested the first suspect in the port area of Dover in the Kent County in the southeast of England. This breaking news story is being updated as more information emerges - please refresh the page for the most recent version.
  • SDSU topples No. 19 Stanford, 20-17

    SDSU topples No. 19 Stanford, 20-17

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    Kameron Kelly intercepted Keller Chryst on the first play of the ensuing Stanford possession. SDSU senior running back Rashaad Penny started the week leading the FBS in rushing yards with 423, while Stanford junior running back Bryce Love ranked fourth overall with 340.
  • BJP President Amit Shah in witness box: Defends riots accused Maya Kodnani

    BJP President Amit Shah in witness box: Defends riots accused Maya Kodnani

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    However, the minister denied the claims and said she had been attending the State Assembly at the time was caught out by statements of witnesses and mobile phone records that showed she was in Naroda at the time of the violent riot. I was surrounded by people when I left hospital. Kodnani became Gujarat's Minister for Women and Child Development in 2007 and served in that post till her arrest in 2009.
  • Centre to file reply on plea challenging Rohingyas deportation

    Centre to file reply on plea challenging Rohingyas deportation

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    The Centre will today file an affidavit in the apex court on the Rohingya matter. The Centre's affidavit, filed in the Supreme Court Registry, said the fundamental right to reside and settle in any part of the country is available to citizens only and illegal refugees can not invoke the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to enforce the right.
  • Govt committed to double farmers' income by 2022: PM Modi

    Govt committed to double farmers' income by 2022: PM Modi

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    Outlining the initiatives undertaken by the Modi government, Adityanath said in a first, 30 crore poor people got access to banks even with zero balance along with a cover of accident and life insurance of Rs 2 Lakh. "It is due to his commendable efforts that the sector continues to forge ahead", said PM Modi. The controversial Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river in Gujarat that will provide power and water to three big states was dedicated to the people of India by Narendra Modi.
  • Court denies bail plea of Dileep for a fourth time

    Court denies bail plea of Dileep for a fourth time

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    This was the fourth bail plea of Dileep. In his bail plea, Dileep had submitted that he has completed 60 days in judicial custody and hence, is entitled to a statutory bail. The actor, who's been in jail since July 10, was earlier denied bail by twice by the Kerala High Court and once by the Angamaly court. The Court has not yet made a decision on his plea.
  • Ayatollah Khamenei slams USA 'bullying' Iran on nuclear deal

    Ayatollah Khamenei slams USA 'bullying' Iran on nuclear deal

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    He also called the US administration "truly a vicious of devils", referring to the recent chain of sanctions proposed by President Donald Trump's administration against Iran. "Certainly at a minimum the spirit of the deal is atrociously kept". "We will also hold talks with heads of European, Asian, African and Latin American countries".
  • 'Backseat driver' Boris Johnson rebuked over Brexit outburst

    'Backseat driver' Boris Johnson rebuked over Brexit outburst

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    The manifesto - suggesting Brexit could make Britain the most successful country in the world - was seen in Whitehall as a power play to undermine Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of the Conservative party conference. Mr Johnson wrote in the Daily Telegraph newspaper on Saturday (local time) that Britain would not pay to access the European Union market in the future.
  • Investigators seek answers in Florida nursing home deaths

    Investigators seek answers in Florida nursing home deaths

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    Duke said the damage in Texas was more localized, while in Florida there have been reports of Irma damage in all 67 counties. The generator is a large 15,000-watt model that's capable of powering an air conditioner. Thursday night, the Health Department stepped back in to respond, saying "the facility reported updates 17 times. The tragic and senseless loss at Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center is the subject of a criminal homicide investigation by law enforcement".