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A senior North Korean official has issued a stern warning to the world that it should take "literally" his country's threat to test a nuclear weapon above ground . North Korea is shunning talks with the United States after President Donald Trump's attacks on its leader, imperiling diplomatic efforts, multiple US government and congressional officials told NBC News.
  • Waymo to start testing its self-driving cars in MI

    Waymo to start testing its self-driving cars in MI

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    In December, the Tribune-Review talked to experts testing autonomous vehicles about the challenge snow presents . "The same is true for self-driving cars", said Waymo CEO John Krafcik. Winter conditions such as falling snow and sleet affect how both people and self-driving vehicles see and how the vehicles handle in slippery conditions.
  • Chhath Puja 2017 images: Stunning photos of devotees celebrating the festival

    Chhath Puja 2017 images: Stunning photos of devotees celebrating the festival

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    As people from Bihar & UP mostly move here for jobs and all. "These roads are usually dusty and, therefore, the Muslims youths made a decision to wash them so that some devotees, who lie prostrate offering prayers, do not face any trouble", local Trinamool Congress legislator (Pandaveswar constituency) and Asansol Municipal Corporation mayor, Jitendra Kumar Tiwari told HT.Tiwari also said the move was spontaneously undertaken by the locals of the villages Kendra and Donyo, where Muslims ...
  • US House passes sanctions on Hezbollah

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    The House approved bipartisan legislation Wednesday to block the flow of illicit money to Iran-backed Hezbollah militants and to sanction the group for using civilians as human shields, as lawmakers took aim at what they called Tehran's leading terrorist proxy.
  • Kashmir talks: Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets Mehbooba Mufti

    Kashmir talks: Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma meets Mehbooba Mufti

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    The Centre had recently notified the appointment of Sharma, former director of the Intelligence Bureau, as its interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir . The meeting was held at Kashmir House on Prithviraj Road here, they said. "Let India accept Kashmir issue will be resolved in the light of United Nations resolutions as per the aspirations of people of Kashmir, we will fully support the Hurriyat leadership", he said and added that dialogue process should be meaningful.
  • Twitter just booted Russian media ads offline

    Twitter just booted Russian media ads offline

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    The decision comes after an internal investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. "Twitter has made the policy decision to off-board advertising from all accounts owned by Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik, effective immediately", the company wrote in a statement posted on its blog.
  • Trump asked Assange to improve access to Hilary emails

    Trump asked Assange to improve access to Hilary emails

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    They can't all be random people who walked in off the street that the Trump campaign never noticed. And the GOP candidate repeatedly praised WikiLeaks, which released thousands of other Democratic emails that were thought to have been stolen by the Russian government.
  • Fake stamp paper kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi dead

    Fake stamp paper kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi dead

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    On Monday evening, Telgi suffered multiple organ failure and since then was in coma and succumbed on Thursday. Before he fell unconscious on Sunday, Telgi was nauseous and had vomited after which he was brought to the hospital. An official had said in a report earlier this year that Telgi had three-four helpers who were often seen massaging his legs and shoulder. The 56-year-old was arrested in Ajmer in November 2001 and had been suffering from diabetes and hypertension for over 20 years, ...
  • Saudi Arabia Grants First Ever Citizenship to a Robot

    Saudi Arabia Grants First Ever Citizenship to a Robot

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    When asked about her values, Sophia , who was created by Hanson Robotics , said: "My AI is designed around human values like wisdom, kindness, compassion, I strive to become an empathetic robots ". Sophia replied, in a rather creepy manner: "You've been reading too much Elon Musk ". Musk has repeatedly warned that AI has the potential to wipe out humanity .
  • Indian soldier who strayed into Pakistan gets three months jail on return

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    After the Indian government accused Pakistan of capturing the soldier, ISPR had clarified that Chavan was stationed in Indian occupied Kashmir and had deserted his post at LoC due to his grievances of maltreatment against his commanders. "Despite Indian belligerence, Pakistan believes in a peaceful neighbourhood and rejects all actions aimed at undermining regional peace and security", said a statement issued by Pakistan's Foreign Ministry had said, according to PTI.
  • Did not mean to defame ECP: Imran Khan

    Did not mean to defame ECP: Imran Khan

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    PTI counsel Babar Awan, Secretary General Jahangir Tareen and leaders Shafqat Mehmood and Naeemul Haque accompanied Khan at the ECP, DawnNews reported. Earlier on September 14, the ECP had issued bailable arrest warrants for Khan following his failure to show up for the contempt of court proceedings.
  • Kim Jong-nam murder accused revisit Malaysia airport

    Kim Jong-nam murder accused revisit Malaysia airport

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    The lead prosecutor confirmed with Channel NewsAsia that the men in the footage, who are at large, are the same four accused of Kim's murder alongside Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian Siti Aisyah, who are now on trial. Azirul: Yes, the three men (Mr Y, Chang and Hanamori) were spotted together at the departure hall. Wan Azirul Nizam Che Wan Aziz had identified the four male suspects shown in CCTV footage as Mr.
  • Hinds County School District hosting annual anti-bullying program

    Hinds County School District hosting annual anti-bullying program

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    Numerous students wore the color orange, calling for an end to bullying. Students were encouraged to wear orange to school to show their support for bullying prevention. "We've implemented something called "Air It Out", guidance counselor Sommer Guerin said". The campaign is held during the month of October and unites communities around the world to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.
  • Major fire breaks out near Mumbai's Bandra railway station

    Major fire breaks out near Mumbai's Bandra railway station

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    The central railway harbour local train services from CSMT to Bandra and Andheri, and Vashi to Andheri from 04.25pm were shut down, as the slum dwellers threw their belongings on the harbour railway tracks. This might lead to crowd on Western Railway line during evening rush hours, as people aiming to reach CST would take the Dadar route. Apart from several small instances of fire reported from the area, a major fire had broken out in 2011 at the same slum, as reported by NDTV .
  • Plea in Supreme Court against linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar

    Plea in Supreme Court against linking of mobile numbers with Aadhaar

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    This is to simplify the process and make it convenient for people, the minister said, according to PTI. In addition, the government has also asked these telcos to enable IRIS based authentication re-verification, given that some senior citizens would not be able to complete fingerprint verification due to poor fingerprint quality, disability or old age.
  • More than 23 killed, dozens injured in Indonesia fireworks factory fire

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    A police report said the fire spread after an explosion and that the factory's roof had collapsed. " We are still evacuating victims ", Tangerang Kota police chief Harry Kurniawan told AFP. Ten fire trucks were sent to the scene, Suhermanto said. Desperate friends and family thronged a nearby police hospital in Keramat Kati looking for loved ones.
  • India defies United States over North Korea, says will retain embassy

    India defies United States over North Korea, says will retain embassy

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    Too many terrorist groups enjoying safe haven in Pakistan , could destabilise the government in Islamabad, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned. Swaraj said that U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-terrorism policies can only succeed when Pakistan takes action on terror groups, operating under safe haven in its territory.