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Global Korea nuke development could spark proliferation: Trump aide
Author: 0 Korea nuke development could spark proliferation: Trump aide

In an interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News, the US President lambasted his predecessor and suggested he and previous incumbents of the White House had handled the North Korea situation badly. Despite Trump's tough talk, John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, said Thursday that North Korea's nuclear threat was "manageable" for now. "Let's hope that diplomacy works".

Global Richard Branson invests in Hyperloop One
Author: 0 Richard Branson invests in Hyperloop One

Richard Branson , the billionaire behind the Virgin brand, has reportedly invested an undisclosed sum in Elon Musk's barmy Hyperloop supersonic tube train project, seemingly competing with the billionaire ideas man's own firm. The pod would then quickly be lifted above the track using magnetic levitation and glide at airline speeds. Hyperloop One is the only company in the world that has built a fully operational Hyperloop system.

Global A Hole the Size of Switzerland Just Opened Up Antarctica's Sea Ice
Author: 0 A Hole the Size of Switzerland Just Opened Up Antarctica's Sea Ice

The last time this kind of large ice-free area in the Weddell Sea of the Antarctic Peninsula was observed in mid 1970s. It's odd for one very good reason: while most polynyas occur near coastlines, the Weddell is far inland and relatively sheltered from the violent winds and turbulent seas that generally cause them.

Global NY police reopens 2004 Weinstein assault case
Author: 0 NY police reopens 2004 Weinstein assault case

Evans said she met Weinstein when she was in college in 2004 at the club Cipriani Upstairs and then another time at his office. She says she realized "he couldn't remember if he had assaulted me or not". The board members Tarak Ben Ammar and Richard Koenigsberg did not respond to messages. On Wednesday morning, however, he was seen storming out of his daughter Remy's home in the Los Angeles area, with TMZ video also showing law enforcement at the house in response to what was ...

Global Israel to follow U.S., quit UNESCO
Author: 0 Israel to follow U.S., quit UNESCO

The United States will withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The head of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, voiced "profound regret" over the decision, calling it a "loss to multilateralism". It might be alluding to the fact that Palestine, which has not been granted full membership to the United Nations, is a UNESCO member, and that the West Bank city of Hebron was recently named an official world heritage site in a UNESCO statement that ...

Global Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough
Author: 0 Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas sign reconciliation deal in major breakthrough

The two sides remain sharply at odds, however, over the future of Hamas's 25,000-strong armed wing, which the terror group says is nonnegotiable. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Islamist movement Hamas is blacklisted as a terrorist organisation by the United States and the European Union. It has fought three wars with Israel since 2008 and the blockaded Gaza Strip has faced deteriorating humanitarian conditions.

Global Daesh 'White Widow' Reportedly Killed in Syria
Author: 0 Daesh 'White Widow' Reportedly Killed in Syria

Sally Jones had joined the ranks of the terrorist organization in 2013 with his son, who would have also died in June, at the age of 12 years, wrote The Sun , citing a source within the us intelligence services. "In one propaganda post , she posed as a nun with a gun and spoke of her wish to behead Christians with a "nice blunt knife", The Sun reports. Jones always traveled with her son as a human shield to avoid assassination.

Global Rajesh, Nupur Talwar acquitted, to walk out of Dasna jail tomorrow
Author: 0 Rajesh, Nupur Talwar acquitted, to walk out of Dasna jail tomorrow

The Uttar Pradesh Police accused Rajesh Talwar of killing his daughter in a fit of rage after he allegedly found Aarushi in a compromising situation with Hemraj. The door of the terrace was found locked from inside. Pinaki Mishra, the lawyer who appeared for the couple in the Supreme Court, said the CBI will have no case to argue in the Supreme Court.

Global PTI condemns issuance of arrest warrant against Imran Khan
Author: 0 PTI condemns issuance of arrest warrant against Imran Khan

However, as reported by Dawn, party spokesperson, Naeemul Haq stated that they will challenge the ECP's warrant in the Islamabad High Court . The election commission's directive came over a contempt of court case filed against Khan for "repeatedly failing to appear for the hearing and for failing to send a written apology for absence in court".

Global Hurricane Ophelia is headed toward Europe
Author: 0 Hurricane Ophelia is headed toward Europe

A slow northeast drift is expected tonight and tomorrow, followed by an acceleration toward the east-northeast or northeast. Late Wednesday, hurricane-force winds extended up to 25 miles from Ophelia's center and tropical-storm-force winds extended up to 70 miles.

Global Trudeau in Mexico for talks after tense United States trip
Author: 0 Trudeau in Mexico for talks after tense United States trip

Asked during his appearance with Trudeau whether NAFTA was dead, Trump said, "We'll see what happens". As many as 50,000 workers at auto parts suppliers could lose their jobs due to increased tariffs if the USA pulls out of the North American Free Trade Agreement , according to a study released Thursday by the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association, which lobbies for suppliers in Washington .

Global Commissioner: NFL needs to 'move past' national anthem controversy
Author: 0 Commissioner: NFL needs to 'move past' national anthem controversy

Although the commissioner did not specify if the league will make it mandatory for players to stand during the national anthem, as now it only recommends them to do so, he mentioned that the issue will be discussed at a meeting next week. Donald Trump's distaste for athletes failing to stand for the U.S. anthem before games seems to have moved the National Football League to action.

Global Trump Nominates Homeland Chief of Staff as New Security Secretary
Author: 0 Trump Nominates Homeland Chief of Staff as New Security Secretary

Five sources told Politico that President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Nielsen, now the White House's Principal Deputy Chief of Staff, as soon as Wednesday. The White House says Nielsen has "extensive professional experience in the areas of homeland security policy and strategy, cybersecurity, critical infrastructure and emergency management".

Global A three-year-old boy was left at a Utah corn maze Monday night
Author: 0 A three-year-old boy was left at a Utah corn maze Monday night

They reported the child was missing and they believe they left him at the corn maze, KUTV reports. The woman contacted authorities, and when the boy could not be identified, he spent the night with child protective services. "She said that she believes she might have left him at the corn maze", Monson said. "The fact that it took so long for them to realize the child was missing - was it purely an accident?" "Sounds like this is a dwelling with multiple families and a lot of children ...

Author: 0 Creed 2 Has Finally Locked In A Director

Sylvester Stallone is not only no stranger to directing, but the truth is that Rocky titles make up the bulk of his resume in that arena. Over the past few years, the Rocky franchise has taken a little turn - and 2015 gave us the first new and improved installment in the film series, in the form of Creed .

Author: 0 Trump suggests 'Liddle' Sen. Bob Corker was 'made to sound a fool'

Not to be denied, Corker immediately responded that the Trump White House was nothing more than a daycare center for adults. "I think I've had four conversations with him about my re-election. Trump continued his feud with Corker during a Tuesday meeting with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, pushing back on the senator's statement that Trump is putting the United States on a path toward World War III.

Global Who's moron here? Trump teases Tillerson over IQ
Author: 0 Who's moron here? Trump teases Tillerson over IQ

He produced two sets of IQ test results, one for Tillerson and one for Trump. "And I can tell you who is going to win", Trump told Forbes reporter Randall Lane. "They're working hand in hand to move the president's agenda forward". If you're looking to throw down some more cash on US politics, Bovada is also offering betting lines on whether White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will stay in his job through 2017, which political party will win the 2020 election, and if Twitter will ...

Global Trump, long obsessed with nuclear weapons, wants 28000 more
Author: 0 Trump, long obsessed with nuclear weapons, wants 28000 more

The president's words come following an NBC report that Mr. Trump told top DOD officials he wanted what amounted to "a almost tenfold increase in the USA nuclear arsenal". "With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks , at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License?" "At that July 19 meeting , according to senior administration officials, Trump asked military leaders to fire the commander of us forces in Afghanistan and compared their advice to that ...

Global House Democrat unveils articles of impeachment against Trump
Author: 0 House Democrat unveils articles of impeachment against Trump

Green's introduction of such articles are not the first to be introduced against President Trump. While the GOP-majority House was unlikely to vote in favor of impeaching Trump, Democratic lawmakers have also been reluctant to call for the president's removal.

Global Kenya opposition leader withdraws candidacy
Author: 0 Kenya opposition leader withdraws candidacy

His party, the National Super Alliance (NASA), had vowed not to take part in the poll re-run unless the election commission was reformed. Nasa is taking that Supreme Court interpretation as the launch-pad for its contention that a new election must be conducted starting from nominations of candidates.

Global International Monetary Fund upgrades Turkey's growth forecast for 2017
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund upgrades Turkey's growth forecast for 2017

The Chinese economy is predicted to grow by 6.8 percent in 2017 and by slightly less in 2018. With growth outcomes in the first half of 2017 generally stronger than expected, upward revisions to growth are broad based, including for the eurozone, Japan, China, emerging Europe, and Russian Federation.

Global Black man beaten at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces felony charge
Author: 0 Black man beaten at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces felony charge

In a statement, the Charlottesville Police Department said that DeAndre Harris , 20, was wanted for unlawful wounding in connection with the August 12 assault, according to NBC affiliate WVIR . Stills of the fight in which Harris is seen on the ground bloodied and bruised while being physically attacked by white racists went viral, with many working diligently to identify those involved.

Global Protesters rally against Catalan independence in Barcelona
Author: 0 Protesters rally against Catalan independence in Barcelona

According to the Catalan government, a majority of those who took part in the illegal referendum voted for the separation of the region from Spain . In recent weeks, a stream of Catalonia-based firms and banks have moved their legal bases outside the regionas a crisis over a Catalonian push for independence from Spain deepened.

Author: 0 Canada-US aerospace dispute heats up before upcoming NAFTA talks

The U.S. Commerce Department added 79.82 per cent to 219.63 per cent in preliminary countervailing tariffs it announced last week, once deliveries to Delta Air Lines begin next year. He said the government "strongly disagreed " with the United States ruling and would "vigorously and robustly defend " the interests of Bombardier.

Global What does Trump want in exchange for letting DACA recipients stay?
Author: 0 What does Trump want in exchange for letting DACA recipients stay?

The Dreamers themselves say they won't support any deal that targets their parents in exchange for their own protections. Passing a DACA fix is a top priority for Democrats , but they won't go along with Trump's long list of demands, meaning what once seemed like a bipartisan compromise in the works now looks more like another legislative standoff.

Global Rocket fired from Gaza strikes southern Israel
Author: 0 Rocket fired from Gaza strikes southern Israel

Speaking to the local Ma'an News Agency, Hamas spokesperson Hazem Qassam insisted that the group's weapons are not up for discussion, insisting that "the resistance's weapons are legal". "We will not comment on any conditions or analyses circulated by the media". Fatah and Hamas movements sent two delegations to Cairo on Monday, in order to push towards a reconciliation and discuss the details of handing over the Rafah border crossing to the Palestinian Unity Government.

Global EPA plans to repeal Obama-era Clean Power Plan
Author: 0 EPA plans to repeal Obama-era Clean Power Plan

Green groups criticized Monday's announcement and praised the plan, a collection of emissions standards for USA states that the Obama administration imposed to reduce pollution from power plants - the largest emitters of greenhouse gases - by 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.

Author: 0 Russians said to have bought $100000 of election ads on Google

US Congressional investigators have recently focused on the spread of false news stories and propaganda on social media, and have pressured Facebook , along with Twitter and Google, to release any Russia-linked ads. And, a significant discovery has been that the source of the funding for the ads, appears to be different from those identified by Facebook . Snap, however, told Recode that it has searched its data and found no evidence of any Russian-bought ads.

Global Bigg Boss 11 contestant files FIR against Salman Khan
Author: 0 Bigg Boss 11 contestant files FIR against Salman Khan

Salman who host's Big Boss, lost his cool at Zubair in the first Weekend Ka Vaar episode, which aired on Saturday (October 9). The fights and controversies started from the first episode and later host Salman Khan blasted on the contestants on Weekend Ka Vaar .

Global Amber Alert issued for abducted 3-year-old Texas girl
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for abducted 3-year-old Texas girl

He returned 15 minutes to check on the child but she was missing , the Houston Chronicle reported. Police in this Dallas suburb are still looking for a missing child. He told police he knew coyotes had been seen in the alley where he left her, according to an affidavit. Sherin Matthews is described as approximately three feet tall, with dark skin and hair, weighing about 22 pounds.

Global Wildfires Force Evacuations Around Northern California
Author: 0 Wildfires Force Evacuations Around Northern California

In Santa Rosa , patients at Kaiser Permanente hospital were safely moved to other facilities, according to the hospital's Twitter account. One person has died from the fires, according to the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office. Wesley Carr, 23, a resident of Sebastopol in Sonoma County , said on Monday morning that smoke from the fires had enveloped the area. If O'Gorman hadn't been coming home from work to wake her family, "we would have been in the house trapped", she said.

Global Commuting by Delhi Metro to be costlier from tomorrow
Author: 0 Commuting by Delhi Metro to be costlier from tomorrow

He also said that as per existing guidelines, the operational losses are the sole responsibility of state governments and hence there is no question of Centre sharing the grants-in-aid to DMRC required to stop the fare hike. The Minister said that advising the nominees of the central and state governments on the Board of DMRC to postpone the hike for a few months - which Kejriwal called a "simpler course" - was "not in conformity" with the Act.

Global Puerto Rican civilians grateful for Rock Hill National Guard during Maria recovery
Author: 0 Puerto Rican civilians grateful for Rock Hill National Guard during Maria recovery

So, for example, we know we're delivering food to all of the municipalities, and water. The FCC announced Saturday that it's approved an experimental license for Project Loon to operate in Puerto Rico . He also attached a video purporting to show, "What the fake news media will not show you in Puerto Rico ..." The DPA was passed in 1950 to give the federal government the ability to quickly mobilize vast private sector resources through the Defense Department to respond to crises.

Global Demonstrations expected as Columbus Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue
Author: 0 Demonstrations expected as Columbus Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue

And then there's the issue of leaving out entire groups of native people. Austin City Council in Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah , chose to opt for the new holiday as late as last week and Santa Barbara, California; Silver City, New Mexico; and Miami County in Kansas have all expressed interest in following suit in future.

Author: 0 Putin did not propose extending oil output cut deal

Two entire luxury hotels , i.e. the Ritz Carlton and the Four Seasons, have been booked for visit. The Russian president also said he was confident the visit by Salman would give a fresh impetus to the development of bilateral ties with Riyadh.

Global Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Dubai
Author: 0 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Dubai

Openers Sami Aslam and Shan Masoon remained unbeaten on 30 and 15 respectively. "We never underestimate Pakistan , they are a really good side, especially in the last couple of series they have played really good cricket", said Chandimal, whose team will replace Pakistan at sixth in the world rankings with a series win.

Author: 0 Harbaugh: "You Can Criticize" Play-Calling In Loss To Michigan State

Evans finished with 97 yards rushing and two scores on the ground on 14 carries. Michigan State and Michigan will square off in a Big Ten rivalry game in Ann Arbor on Saturday night. Dantonio's first game in the rivalry was in 2007 as MI rallied for a 28-24 win in East Lansing, after which Wolverines running back Mike Hart infamously compared the Spartans to "little brother".

Global Hurricane Nate expected to be category 2 upon reaching the Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Hurricane Nate expected to be category 2 upon reaching the Gulf Coast

It is reported that the power of the storm grew from a category 1 to a tropical level of a hurricane last night. The Democrats True Blue Gala, formerly known as the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner but changed this year to remove the former slaveholders' names, was held at the Riverside Hilton in New Orleans on Friday.

Global Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas blasts
Author: 0 Ghana's capital rocked by huge gas blasts

Dr Bawumia, who visited some hospitals that received the casualties including the Legon, 37 Military, Ridge and the Police hospitals, extended condolences to the bereaved families, and wished those who had been injured speedy recovery. "There are lots of buildings and a lot of people in the area, including many street sellers". The blasts will likely revive memories of June 2015 when more than 150 people were killed as they sought shelter from seasonal rains and flooding at a petrol station.

Global Rohingya started new Rakhine fires: Myanmar army chief office
Author: 0 Rohingya started new Rakhine fires: Myanmar army chief office

But a post on the page of the office of army chief Min Aung Hlaing said blazes at seven houses in a Rohingya village early Wednesday were started by an "Einu" or a militant from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA). Scores of Rohingya villages have been torched. The Rohingya muslims are one of the minorities of Burma, a majority buddhist. "International aid agencies say some 5,15,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh in six weeks since the end of August".

Global Will take drastic steps on Catalonia: Spanish PM
Author: 0 Will take drastic steps on Catalonia: Spanish PM

The Spanish government stepped up economic pressure on the Catalan government on Friday by passing a law to make it easier for companies to move their operations around the country, potentially dealing a blow to the regions finances. "We want Barcelona to once again be the capital of Spanish culture". Tens of thousands of people gathered across Spain yesterday as Catalonia prepared to declare independence from the rest of the country, many dressed in white and calling for talks to defuse ...

Global Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers to say namaste
Author: 0 Nirmala Sitharaman teaches Chinese soldiers to say namaste

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Sikkim border and Tezpur as part of her maiden visit to the Eastern Command as Defence Minister. Sitharaman then pressed her hands together and greeted the soldiers with a smile. The Minister who was accompanied by Vice Chief of the Army Staff Lt Gen Sarath Chand and GOC-in-C Eastern Command Lt Gen Abhay Krishna was received at Tezpur Airforce Station by GOC Gajraj Corps Lt Gen AS Bedi and other senior dignitaries of the Army and the Air Force.

Global Lewis Hamilton sympathises with Sebastian Vettel after fresh world championship setback
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton sympathises with Sebastian Vettel after fresh world championship setback

Ferrari had detected a spark plug issue on the way to the grid and removed the engine cover from vehicle No.5 in an attempt to rectify the problem before the start. Vettel's emotions unsurprisingly were rather different: "I think I need to protect them", he told Sky Sports F1 . "For me, there was not a lot [discussion], maybe internally there was more", Bottas said.

Global USA permanently lifts trade sanctions on Sudan
Author: 0 USA permanently lifts trade sanctions on Sudan

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Congress has yet to be notified. According to Nauert, the United States action "came about through a focused, 16-month diplomatic effort to make progress with Sudan in these key areas".

Global Traces of VX poison found on clothes of both accused
Author: 0 Traces of VX poison found on clothes of both accused

Dr Nik Mohd Adzrul Ariff Raja Azlan, 34, who was the doctor on duty at the Menara Medical Clinic at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) on 13 February has testified in court on Monday on what happened after Jong-nam realised he had been poisoned.

Global Charged With Plotting ISIS Terror Attack on NY
Author: 0 Charged With Plotting ISIS Terror Attack on NY

El Bahnasawy from the Toronto area pleaded guilty to terrorism charges in the USA after being involved in a plot to blow up New York City landmarks, Canadian media reported Friday. They said Salic, who had a pro-Islamic State social media presence, told the undercover agent he was prepared to transfer money to help fund the attacks and claimed to have previously sent money to other countries to support the Islamic State .

Global Who Is Lauren Sivan? Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Masturbated In Front Of Reporter
Author: 0 Who Is Lauren Sivan? Harvey Weinstein Allegedly Masturbated In Front Of Reporter

There, he met a local cable news anchor, Lauren Sivan , who later rode with him, the restaurant's owner, and others to a Cuban-themed club the restaurant owner was an investor in. Sivan says Weinstein ejaculated quickly into a potted plant that was in the vestibule and then proceeded to zip up his trousers and they walked back into the kitchen.

Author: 0 Sessions Issues Sweeping Religious Liberty Guidance to Federal Agencies

The DOJ's new stance "conflicts with years of interpretation from both the U.S. Supreme Court and federal circuit courts", Human Rights Watch's legal director, Sarah Warbelow, said in a statement . The Justice Department announced Thursday that it would add 40 prosecutors to 20 USA attorney districts across the country, with instructions to team with local law enforcement to target guns, illegal drugs and the most violent offenders.

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