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In an address on Tuesday, Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge, threatening to "totally destroy" the country of 26 million people if the North threatened the United States and its allies. He said this is what the United Nations is for. Democratic Senator Edward Markey of MA, like his Republican colleague a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Trump would do better to speak of tougher sanctions than the possibility of nuclear war.
  • Dawood Ibrahim in 'talks' with Centre for his return: Raj Thackeray

    Dawood Ibrahim in 'talks' with Centre for his return: Raj Thackeray

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    In a sensational claim, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray on Thursday said that fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim wants to return to India and is now negotiating a settlement with the central government. The MNS chief also opposed the Mumbai to Ahmedabad bullet train calling it a waste of money and said that the Bullet train will not benefit Maharashtra at all.
  • Pakistan asks OIC to become voice of Rohingya's plight

    Pakistan asks OIC to become voice of Rohingya's plight

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    He pointed that hundreds of innocent men, women and children have lost their lives in Myanamar, and said the recent incidents there can rightly be described as a "text-book" case of ethnic cleansing. He also demanded the United Nations to send a fact finding mission to the country and eliminate the hurdles in way of humanitarian supplies to the victims.
  • USA has 'many' military options in Korea crisis: Mattis

    USA has 'many' military options in Korea crisis: Mattis

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    Kuwait will not renew permits to North Korean workers to re-enter the country after projects they are working on are completed "within one or two years", France 24 reported, citing an unidentified Kuwaiti diplomat. Either deploying American nuclear weapons in South Korea and Japan or allowing them to acquire their own may bolster US support for its allies in Asia, but these analysts say they will not likely restrain North Korea.
  • Senate To Vote On ACA Repeal As Insurers Balk

    Senate To Vote On ACA Repeal As Insurers Balk

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    Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., and "it" was an idea Santorum had just begun talking about with several members of the House Freedom Caucus - repealing large parts of Obamacare and replacing it with a system that's always been a Republican favorite, block grants of funding to states that come with far fewer federal mandates.
  • Republicans, Democrats, Governor, touting pros and cons of GOP budget plan

    Republicans, Democrats, Governor, touting pros and cons of GOP budget plan

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    One reason he cited is cuts to higher education. "The approved budget would cut state funding for the university by more than $300 million over the next two years", she wrote. The GOP plan relies heavily on changes in state employee pensions after the current state union deal ends in 2027. Other agencies would be merged. He said he was reaching out to leaders on both sides of the aisle to begin new budget talks.
  • New Zealand Election Still Too Close to Call, Newshub Poll Shows

    New Zealand Election Still Too Close to Call, Newshub Poll Shows

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    But Otago University Law Professor Andrew Geddis says the only rule that applies is getting to a 61 vote majority; Mr Peters could talk to whomever he likes after results come in on Saturday, in any order. The New Zealand bonds gained at the time of closing Thursday as investors poured into safe-haven instruments, away from riskier equities and oil, despite the ruling National Party gaining traction in the latest NZ election polls, released today, ahead of the September 23 general election.
  • Trump to Push on North Korea, Iran With Leaders at UN Meeting

    Trump to Push on North Korea, Iran With Leaders at UN Meeting

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    The top U.S. diplomat made a rare appearance on a Sunday talk show as President Donald Trump prepares this week to ask allies at the annual United Nations General Assembly to confront the regime's threat. "And he's going to reinforce that it is those shared values that bind our alliances together and that have kept the world a stable place", Tillerson said of Mr.
  • As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at UN

    As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at UN

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    National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said of North Korea's most recent test that "we're out of time", and that the United States has to remember that as they do everything short of war, war remains an option . Mr Trump tweeted that he and South Korean president Moon Jae-in discussed North Korea during their latest telephone conversation yesterday. And there's little sign that talks involving the U.S., North Korea and other interested countries can be arranged amid the nearly weekly ...
  • Kejriwal to meet Kamal Haasan

    Kejriwal to meet Kamal Haasan

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    They are expected to have "political discussions", the functionary said without giving any details. "Arvind is going to Chennai only for this meeting, so they do have some plans", the website quoted the source has telling. Haasan had also congratulated the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala for "good governance" on its first anniversary in May this year., and is believed to have had talks with CPM veteran Sitaram Yechury.
  • Le Pen's right-hand man Florian Philippot quits France's National Front

    Le Pen's right-hand man Florian Philippot quits France's National Front

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    Florian Philippot, one of the vice-presidents of the party, announced this Thursday morning on the plateau of France 2 that he was leaving the party. Many rivals in the party blame Philippot for being behind Le Pen's promise to pull France out of the euro - a pledge that cost Le Pen crucial support - and for shifting the FN's focus from immigration to economic nationalism.
  • Tral terror attack: 2 civilians killed, several jawans injured

    Tral terror attack: 2 civilians killed, several jawans injured

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    The terror attack comes almost a week after security forces gunned down Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Ismail, the mastermind behind the July 10 attack on Amarnath yatra pilgrims. A search operation has been launched to nab the attackers. "Three civilians were brought dead and 30 others were provided treatment at the hospital", medical superintendent at Tral hospital told local media.
  • South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels Open

    South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels Open

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    The first and obvious problem, Eberstadt said, is that offering aid sends a mixed message, one that might result in "a separation of allies at a time when [the North] should be penalized". The U.N. assesses that 18 million of the 25 million North Koreans are experiencing varying levels of food shortages and the country also suffers from high child and maternal mortality rates.
  • Divisive politics ruining India's reputation overseas: Rahul

    Divisive politics ruining India's reputation overseas: Rahul

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    While addressing a gathering at Times Square in New York, Gandhi said that people around the globe are questioning that why tolerance level in India is reducing and where is that harmony which once prevailed. "We do not represent an organisation, we represent a philosophy that is thousands and thousands of years old". When they believe in something and are convinced that it is truth, they stand up for it and pay the price for it.
  • 4 magnitude natural disaster off Vanuatu

    4 magnitude natural disaster off Vanuatu

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    According to seismologists, the epicenter of the natural disaster was located 414 km South of the city Luganville (14000 inhabitants), located on the island Espiritu Santo. It also comes a day after a quake devastated Mexico City and left at least 225 people dead. Two powerful earthquakes struck New Zealand on Wednesday, while Japan had scares of a national disaster after a quake hit off the coast east of Fukushima early on Thursday morning.
  • Pak Prime Minister Sees Zero Role For India In Afghanistan

    Pak Prime Minister Sees Zero Role For India In Afghanistan

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    She further said that an American delegation will visit Pakistan in October, next month, to ease the tensed relations. In the meeting Pence told Abbasi that Trump recently articulated America's renewed strategy in South Asia. Pakistan's UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said that the premier would outline Pakistan's position on key worldwide political, social and development issues of vital concern to the country.
  • United States allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea

    United States allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea

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    Dozens of countries, including New Zealand, have signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. Trump, who has previously warned of "fire and fury" if Pyongyang does not back down, claimed that "no one has shown more contempt for other nations and for the wellbeing of their own people than the depraved regime in North Korea", specifically noting past famines where thousands or possibly millions of North Koreans starved.
  • How to Wish Somebody a Happy Rosh Hashanah

    How to Wish Somebody a Happy Rosh Hashanah

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    According to the Jewish website Chabad.org, which explains the term further - Like the head controls the body, our actions on Rosh Hashanah have a tremendous impact on the rest of the year. Congregation Ahavath Achim, 6686 S.W. Capitol Highway, Portland: The Congregation's Thursday services will include a 6:30 p.m. afternoon service, a 6:45 p.m.
  • US will 'totally destroy North Korea' if pushed, Trump says

    US will 'totally destroy North Korea' if pushed, Trump says

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    USA representative to the United Nations Nikki Hailey said that the US hoped to gain consensus for its initiative , the state-run TASS news agency cited her as saying. Despite the forceful rhetoric, Mr Trump told world leaders the U.S. does not seek to impose its will on other countries and will respect the sovereignty of other nations.
  • US, South Korea conduct bombing drills to warn North

    US, South Korea conduct bombing drills to warn North

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    The drills are the first flights since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3 - along with staging another missile test over Japan, sending regional tensions soaring. But even without the North's participation, the event will be the safest one to be held, he insisted. "President Moon is implementing strong reform policies to resolve daunting, major issues ranging from eradicating deep-rooted problems that exist in the political and economic system to ...