• Inspector General To Review Price's Use Of Private Jets

    Inspector General To Review Price's Use Of Private Jets

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    Price has reportedly flown by private charter plane at least 24 times since May, according to a report in Politico . The department's inspector general, Daniel Levinson, said Friday he would examine Price's travel history after House Democrats questioned whether the trips violated federal law aimed at slashing travel expenses.
  • ITLOS Judgement: Ghana's adoption of equidistance accepted

    ITLOS Judgement: Ghana's adoption of equidistance accepted

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    The TEN partnership expects to resume TEN development drilling around the end of the year to ramp up production with additional wells to the FPSO capacity of 80,000 barrels of oil per day. Boakye Agyarko, Ghana's energy minister, confirmed by text that the country will retain control over the fields. It said Prof. Mills established the permanent Maritime Border Secretariat and tasked the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation to resource it so it could attract and deploy Ghanaian expertise and ...
  • Officials say nuke missile could fly over Japan

    Officials say nuke missile could fly over Japan

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    But South Korea's meteorological agency said the incident appeared to be a natural quake. "The depth is poorly constrained and has been held to 5 km by the seismologist", USGS said. Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has proposed that Japanese Emperor Akihito visit South Korea before he abdicates his throne. A Friday commentary from the North's official Korean Central News Agency accused the party newspaper People's Daily and other party news outlets of "kowtowing to the ignorant acts of the ...
  • Hurricane Maria unleashes dam crisis in Puerto Rico

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    Now, almost all 3.4 million people on the island are sitting in the dark amid widespread pessimism about the future of this tropical US territory and whether they should expect much help. Many believe Congress shares some of the responsibility for the economic crisis, in part for the 2006 repeal of a tax exemption that helped turn Puerto Rico into a global manufacturing hub, especially for pharmaceuticals.
  • An Extreme Heat Warning Has Been Issued For Toronto This Weekend

    An Extreme Heat Warning Has Been Issued For Toronto This Weekend

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    The national weather agency says we can expect temperatures to soar into the low-30s this weekend, with humidex values nearing an uncomfortable 40 degrees. Mostly sunny skies this weekend will allow humidex values to reach into the upper thirties both this afternoon and again on Sunday. A heat warning is issued when very high temperatures or humidity could bring a heightened risk of heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke or exhaustion.
  • China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction'

    China urges North Korea not to go further in a 'dangerous direction'

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    And he said with so many people involved in hearings and investigations related to the alleged Russian meddling, "it can not be that not a single fact has leaked". It would halt North Korean nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the US and South Korea stopping their joint military exercises, but the Trump administration has rejected it.
  • North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

    North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

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    In a statement on Friday Kim responded by saying that "a frightened dog barks louder" and Trump would "pay dearly" for his comments - triggering the USA head of state to describe him as a "madman". Overnight, seismic activity was detected near the area where North Korea conducted its most recent nuclear test, and China's state news agency said it was because of an explosion.
  • First day of fall kicking off with near normal highs

    First day of fall kicking off with near normal highs

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    After a low overnight Saturday into Sunday around 66, Sunday should be sunny, with a high near 86 and south winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Temperatures will be in the lower 60s. Monday Night: Partly cloudy. South southeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. Today , the sun will rise at 7:20:04 a.m. and set at 7:24:48 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Cuomo delegation bringing generators, food to Puerto Rico

    Cuomo delegation bringing generators, food to Puerto Rico

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    She gathered scraps and tidbits from her colleagues - many of whom are also anxious about loved ones on the tiny Caribbean island after it suffered a direct hit from Hurricane Maria and her Category 4 winds - until finally she got word via the WhatsApp messenger just after 6:30 p.m.
  • President Trump, Kim Jong Un Battle With Words

    President Trump, Kim Jong Un Battle With Words

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    The US president's move to punish foreign companies that deal with the North was the latest salvo in a US-led campaign to isolate and impoverish Kim's government until his country halts its missile and nuclear tests. Donald Trump has warned North Korea on a number of occasions, including at the recent UN General Assembly . They mark a rare direct intervention by the North Korea leader, who usually lets his deputies issue statements .
  • Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman'

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    North Korea has long said that its weapons tests are necessary because of USA hostility, which for Pyongyang includes the almost 80,000 United States troops stationed in Japan and South Korea . Trump responded on Twitter with his own shot at Kim's mental state. In a rare personal attack published hours after Washington announced the tougher sanctions, Kim said Trump was "mentally deranged " and will " pay dearly " for his threat to destroy his country.
  • Rouhani defends Iran nuclear deal at United Nations against 'rogue newcomers'

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    Rouhani also repeated several times that "there will be absolutely no changes - no alterations" to the agreement. Regardless of the merits of the Iran deal - was this the time and place to make such an outrageous statement? And he said the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, was "an embarrassment to the United States " and strongly hinted the USA would pull out.
  • Bangladesh PM accuses Myanmar of laying mines

    Bangladesh PM accuses Myanmar of laying mines

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    Singh said the Rohingyas had come to India without following "proper procedures" for applying for asylum. The Rohingya are denied citizenship in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and regarded as illegal immigrants, despite claiming roots that date back centuries.
  • Strong 6.2 magnitude quake shakes central Mexico

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    That's the region most shaken by a magnitude 8.1 quake that hit on September. Mexico was once again hit by tremors as two powerful 4.1 magnitude earthquakes struck off the southwest coast of Mexico near Pared'n, Chiapas. He said he's left helpless from a distance as his community tries to search for loved ones and also tries to rebuild. Nearly 300 people had died and rescue operations are still underway as dozens are feared to be trapped under the rubble.
  • McCain gives thumbs down to health bill

    McCain gives thumbs down to health bill

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    McCain, a close friend of Graham, said he could not support it without knowing how much it would cost, its effect on insurance premiums, and how many people would be affected. He also claimed that Arizona's Obamacare premiums went up 116% a year ago, and added that Sen. Lisa Murkowski, saying that people in her state are "angry" about the current health law.
  • Iran's Khamenei slams Trump's 'gangster and cowboy' speech

    Iran's Khamenei slams Trump's 'gangster and cowboy' speech

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    Ayatollah Khamenei said the reason behind the fiery attacks on Iran by its adversaries is the incremental progress of the Islamic Republic in the regional and global arenas. He added that Iran would respond to any violations of the JCPOA. "Iran has never tried, nor does it now tries, and will never try to have nuclear weapons", he said.
  • Liberals Welcome Kim Jong Un to 'The Resistance'

    Liberals Welcome Kim Jong Un to 'The Resistance'

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    The North Korean dictator concluded his comments with a final threat to Trump and the US: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged USA dotard with fire". North Korea has threatened to strike Guam, a US territory in the western Pacific Ocean, and even the USA mainland. North Korea is the likely topic of discussion when Trump holds separate talks later Thursday with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (jah-yihn) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh AH'-bay).
  • US bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force

    US bombers fly off North Korea's coast in show of force

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    North Korea has been maintaining a torrid pace in nuclear and weapons tests as it accelerates its pursuit of nuclear weapons that could viably target the United States and its allies in Asia. A 3.4-magnitude quake was detected in northern North Korea on Saturday afternoon, near the nation's known nuclear test site, according to authorities in neighboring China and South Korea.