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North Korea has deployed SA-5 and SA-2 surface-to-air missile systems near the inter-Korean border and on its east and west coasts, according to South Korea's defense ministry. South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Thursday that the country's army, navy, and air force had jointly participated in the parade for the first time "considering the grave security situation caused by North Korea's provocation threats".
  • IAEA says North Korea's rapid weapons progress poses new, global threat

    IAEA says North Korea's rapid weapons progress poses new, global threat

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    The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action side-stepped the issue of the International Atomic Energy Agency receiving access to military sites, which only occurs after a month-long process, giving the Islamic Republic time to erase evidence. One of the criteria for certifying the deal is that "Iran is transparently, verifiably, and fully implementing the agreement". He stressed that that what is most important for now is for the global community to unite.
  • At Least 15 Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Die in Boat Sinking

    At Least 15 Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar Die in Boat Sinking

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    At least 15 people, including 10 children, have drowned when a boat carrying persecuted Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state capsized in rough seas off Bangladesh. Guterres also expressed deep concern at "the current climate of antagonism" by Myanmar authorities toward the United Nations and humanitarian groups that provide desperately needed aid.
  • US Judge Says Movement of Black Matter Lives Cannot Be Processed

    US Judge Says Movement of Black Matter Lives Cannot Be Processed

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    Jackson was addressing a lawsuit against DeRay McKesson and the movement, filed earlier this year by a Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officer who wished to remain anonymous " for his protection ". The judge laced into the plaintiff, writing that an "attempt to bring suit against a social movement and a hashtag evinces either a gross lack of understanding of the concept of capacity or bad faith".
  • Yuriko Koike's new Party of Hope transforms Japan's political landscape

    Yuriko Koike's new Party of Hope transforms Japan's political landscape

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    Abe's decision to call an snap election has been bolstered by an improvement in his personal ratings, which have risen to around 50 percent from around 30 percent in July. A media-savvy former defence minister whose name has been bandied about as Japan's first female prime minister, Ms Koike said she would not run for a seat, although speculation persists that she will.
  • 'Cannibal couple' of Russian Federation suspected of eating 30 people

    'Cannibal couple' of Russian Federation suspected of eating 30 people

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    The couple's gruesome practices were discovered on September 11, when city road workers found disturbing selfies on a discarded cell phone near their work site. The Russian pair were reported to have occasionally supplied "frozen meat pieces" to soldiers at a nearby military academy. A search through the couple's disheveled "hostel accommodation", located on the military base, revealed more incriminating evidence, investigators said.
  • BHU gets its first woman proctor

    BHU gets its first woman proctor

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    In an utterly shocking remark, BHU Vice-Chancellor Girish Chandra Tripathi has warned girl students at the campus against talking about sexual harassment openly. "But if am I asked to go on leave, I will resign", Mr Tripathi told PTI. "Having done so much, it will be insulting to go on leave two months before my tenure comes to end".
  • Seoul says North Korean hackers tried to steal bitcoins: Yonhap

    Seoul says North Korean hackers tried to steal bitcoins: Yonhap

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    North Korea has threatened to shoot down U.S. bombers flying near the Korean peninsula, but it would have difficulty matching its words with action given its ageing air defence systems mostly dating to the Cold War, military experts said. North Korea has ramped up its nuclear aggression in recent weeks and fired a missile over Japan last week for the second time in two months. Yonhap suggested the reclusive North was in fact bolstering its defences by moving aircraft to its east coast and ...
  • Puerto Rico seeks waiver of shipping restrictions to speed hurricane relief

    Puerto Rico seeks waiver of shipping restrictions to speed hurricane relief

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    Two Republican senators have introduced legislation to permanently exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act , a previously obscure law that requires that goods shipped between USA ports be carried by US -flagged vessels. "You are seeing devastation in Puerto Rico". The port of Arecibo reopened for daylight hours, the U.S. Department of Energy said. Today , the logistics team dispatched 50 relief trucks to deliver relief supplies at various distribution centers around the island.
  • Dubai announces launch of massive Mars Science City project

    Dubai announces launch of massive Mars Science City project

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    Its walls will be built from 3D-printed Emirati desert sand, showcasing a construction method that could be as useful on Mars as it is impressive here on earth. Once the city's up, the UAE intends to conduct an experiment involving a group of people living within its confines for a year . It also seeks to address global challenges such as food, water and energy security on earth.
  • ICE arrests 101 in LA in large-scale operation targeting sanctuary cities

    ICE arrests 101 in LA in large-scale operation targeting sanctuary cities

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    The raid, referred to as "Operation "Safe City" in a news release , spanned four days in cities through the USA, and ended Wednesday. ICE said the operation, "targeted individuals who have violated US immigration laws, prioritizing aliens with criminal convictions, pending criminal charges, known gang members and affiliates, immigration fugitives and those who re-entered the USA after deportation".
  • Putin Hails Russia's Destruction of Chemical Weapons

    Putin Hails Russia's Destruction of Chemical Weapons

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    MOSCOW (AP) - Russia on Wednesday completed the task of destroying its huge, Cold War-era chemical weapons stockpiles, winning praise from an global chemical weapons watchdog. The Russian leader said Washington had postponed its plans to destroy its chemical weapons citing insufficient funds, which he said "looked a little bit odd".
  • IL governor explains signing abortion bill

    IL governor explains signing abortion bill

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    The legislation also would prevent a trigger in current IL law that abortion rights supporters contend would make the procedure illegal in the state if the U.S. The decision has been politically hard for Rauner, who's considered one of the most vulnerable governors nationwide in his 2018 bid for a second term.
  • Khloe Kardashian and NBA Boyfriend Tristan Thompson Expecting A Baby

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    Finally! Kim Kardashian has confirmed that she and her husband, Kanye West , are expecting their third child together . Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala in New York City in May. According to an insider, Khloe and Kyle are due to give birth around the same time. Regardless of whether there's any truth to these avalanche of rumors, one thing's certain: People will keep watching the family on TV, keep scouring social media for clues, and will keep keeping up.
  • South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North

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    Meanwhile tensions with the USA have continued to rise, with Donald Trump threatening to " totally destroy " North Korea if it doesn't curtail its strategic missile program during a recent UN General Assembly speech. James Stavridis, a retired Navy admiral, told the paper the chances of a conventional conflict with North Korea were 50/50. Donald Trump has warned the U.S.
  • More 'Strategic' Military Assets to be Sent to SKorea

    More 'Strategic' Military Assets to be Sent to SKorea

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    The move, which was reported by analysts in Seoul , puts the planes within striking distance of USA bombers which have been conducting drills alongside aircraft from the South in worldwide airspace near North Korea. The communist state has also staged 10 missile provocations since the Moon Jae-in administration took office in May with at least two of them involving intermediate or long-range ballistic missiles.
  • Group Criticizes Planned Gorsuch Speech at Trump Venue

    Group Criticizes Planned Gorsuch Speech at Trump Venue

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    Bush. Mr Justice Clarke said a small group would undertake a review of procedures in the Supreme Court since the Court of Appeal was established three years ago. According to Justice Ejembi Eko who prepared and read the lead judgment of the apex court, the order which the Court of Appeal made on September 23, 2016, for the remittance of case to the Lagos State CJ for the objective of re-assigning it to another judge, was not aimed to serve the interest of justice.