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At the United Nations, Trump tries to out-bluff 'rocket man'

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However, Kim's foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, said in televised remarks North Korea could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale on the Pacific Ocean. South Korea , Russia and China all urged calm. Until now, the North has not tested its missiles and nuclear weapons together, opting instead to fire them separately - the missiles above ground and the nuclear weapons below. Read More »

Big four banks scrap ATM fees

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After the Commonwealth Bank took the step to scrap the controversial fee Westpac, ANZ and the NAB soon followed suit on Sunday for their ATMs across the country. ANZ Group Executive Fred Ohlsson said the fee would be dropped on its more than 2300 machines from early October. "This is the latest in a suite of initiatives by banks to create better products and services for customers and boost customer choice, including reducing interest rates on credit cards and offering fee-free transaction ... Read More »

After quakes, Mexico volcano spews vapor and ash

The United States Geological Survey reports of a 6.2 magnitude quake that hit Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca, Sputnik reported. The time is nearing when rescuers will be replaced by bulldozers to clear the rubble, but officials insisted it is still a rescue operation. Read More »

Iran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated: Rouhani

General Assembly on Tuesday where he mocked Kim as a "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission", and said that if "forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea". He said that at the meeting there was "a good opportunity to meet, shake hands" and "the tone was very matter-of-fact, there was no yelling". "We are fully compliant with the JCPOA ". Read More »

Rouhani refers to Trump as 'rogue newcomer' over nuke deal

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But Rouhani told reporters the deal can't be "amended or changed". NPR's Michele Kelemen reports . MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Hi, Ailsa. "Who knows. Stranger things have happened". " I have decided ", Trump told reporters Wednesday. In criticizing North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , Trump said, "Rocket man is on a suicide mission", and warned that the US may be forced to "totally destroy" the rogue nation. Read More »

Iran pushes back on Trump's United Nations attack

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The deal was "overwhelmingly applauded by the worldwide community and endorsed as part of Resolution 2231" adopted by the Security Council, Rouhani told the General Assembly. If the U.S.is serious about non-proliferation, it should use the Iran deal to resolve other complex worldwide conflicts. "I think it would be a mistake just to abandon the nuclear agreement without anything else", French President Emmanuel Macron told reporters earlier Wednesday. Read More »

North Korea threatens of hydrogen bomb test in Pacific Ocean

Tillerson won't say what the US response would be if Kim's government tested a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. "We have a lot of firepower, more than he has, times 20 - but we don't want to use it", he added. Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters in Tokyo that the statement was provocative and unacceptable. In an aggressive speech, Trump said he may be forced to "destroy" North Korea, referring to the country's leader as " Rocket Man ". Read More »

Senator McCain to vote against Obamacare repeal: statement

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Late Saturday, six associations representing US doctors, hospitals and insurers said they opposed the bill because it would cause patients with pre-existing conditions to lose coverage and result in more expensive health insurance. Regarding Murkowski, he tweeted that in Alaska: "Deductibles high, people angry!" Murkowski hasn't committed on the bill. President Donald Trump has been a strong critic of the bill, pointing to the increase in premiums in many states and the lack of choice for ... Read More »

Protesters rally against Iranian president at United Nations

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But if a collapse in the Iran deal damages the credibility of any USA counteroffer to North Korea, might the diplomatic route fail and leave the threat of devastating conflict? The foreign minister said he accepted the USA position that Iran's behaviour in the Middle East had not improved since the deal - but added there was no hope of it changing its ways if the accord fell. Read More »

Trump and Kim are like 'children in a kindergarten': Russian Federation

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Trump had said in the speech he would destroy North Korea. China has by far the most influence over North Korea, providing an economic lifeline, but fears the consequences if Kim Jong-Un's state collapses. threats of waging a war on the Korean Peninsula do not lead to defusing the tensions in the Asian region, RT news reported. Russian Federation also condemned unilateral US sanctions on Iran, saying the move would undermine a collective response to Tehran. Read More »

North Korea may test hydrogen bomb in Pacific

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China also will ban textile imports from the North, the ministry said. Later, the China Earthquake Administration revised its estimation, saying the quake was not a nuclear detonation. North Korea's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, had accused Trump of being "a mentally deranged person full of megalomania" who is holding "the nuclear button". Read More »

Earthquake In North Korea Sets Off Alarm And Speculation

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A small quake near North Korea's nuclear test site on Saturday was probably not manmade, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official said, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded another nuclear bomb just weeks after its last one. Read More »

"The Price Is Right" just made history with its luckiest day ever

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The historic happenings on the day of Drew Carey's 10th Anniversary hosting the show were either some of the best luck ever or some kind of happy conspiracy. history!" With all three having to re-spin the wheel, the first two contestants, Wilbert and Charlotte, both hit $1 on their second spin. The Price is Right is in its 46th season and airs from 11 a.m.to noon weekdays on CBS North Carolina. Read More »

Mississippi State vs. Georgia football

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Georgia should climb solidly into the Top 10 off this performance. Saturday's win marked the biggest margin of victory over MSU since a 47-0 shutout here in 1997. His 7.5 yards per carry leads the team (Nick Chubb is second at 6.6). Georgia held a lead the entire game but only held a 14-3 advantage at the half. Read More »

We produced doctors, engineers, Pakistan created terrorists: Sushma at UNGA

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During her meetings with foreign ministers of other countries, Sushma Swaraj has emphasised on adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism that India proposed way back in 1996. Her speech was hardly different from what she said in 2016. "Pakistan is responsible for aborting that peace process", she alleged. In a befitting reply, she thrashed Pakistan on the front of terrorism. Read More »

North Korea Says Pacific Test Of Nuclear Warhead Is Possible

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Such a test would be considered a major provocation by the U.S., South Korea and Japan. Hours before Kim's statement , Trump announced stiffer new sanctions on North Korea as he met his South Korean and Japanese counterparts in NY. "But the president has made it very clear, as he did at the U.N. this week, that all options are on the table and we are simply not going to tolerate a rogue regime in Pyongyang obtaining usable nuclear weapons that could be mounted on a ballistic missile and ... Read More »

Critics fear Trump's attacks on Iran could backfire

Boris Johnson has warned the situation in North Korea is "very, very serious" after referring to Donald Trump's mockery of "Rocket Man" Kim Jong Un . But Trump has denounced the deal as an "embarrassment" to the United States and has accused Iran of breaking it in "spirit" by arming militant groups and destabilising the region. Read More »

India calls Pakistan 'Terroristan' in United Nations speech row

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He also waned, "India does venture across the LoC, or acts upon its doctrine of "limited" war against Pakistan, it will evoke a strong and matching response". His mandate should flow from the longstanding but unimplemented resolutions of the Security Council", Abbasi said. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aggressive behaviour against Pakistan also added fuel to the fire. Read More »

Baker Mayfield reminds Baylor who daddy is, threatens to spank them

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Through three games with the 2017 Sooners, Mayfield has completed 76.8 percent of his passes for 1,046 yards, 10 touchdowns and no interceptions. That performance included letting Liberty's QB score a touchdown on a busted play, when he miscommunicated with his running back and probably would've been sacked by a competitive FBS defense. Read More »

North Korea quake might have been explosion

However, South Korea's weather agency said it was analysing the nature of the quake and its initial view was that it was a natural earthquake. The quake came after days of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's regime, as worldwide alarm mounts over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. Read More »

U.S. considers shooting down low-threat NK missiles

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The conflict, often referred to as The Forgotten War , ended in an armed truce, not a peace treaty. The bombing run comes at a time of heightened tension between the USA and North Korea . Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho spoke to reporters in NY during the UN General Assembly shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made an unprecedented televised statement, accusing Trump of being "mentally deranged". Read More »

Mexico hit by new 6.1 magnitude natural disaster

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The agency issued an automated yellow alert, predicting that "some casualties and damage are possible and the impact should be relatively localized". It was among thousands of aftershocks recorded in the wake of that earlier quake, which was the most powerful to hit Mexico in 32 years and killed at least 96 people. Read More »

Tropical Storm Lee could be near hurricane strength by early next week

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We remain confident that the storm won't have any real impact on SC. Maria is expected to move away from the Bahamas into the open waters of the western Atlantic today , according to the National Hurricane Center . Meanwhile, a high surf advisory was issued Saturday to start on Sunday for much of North Carolina coast. Maria is moving toward the north-northwest near 9 miles per hour, but a gradual turn to the north should begin on Saturday. Read More »

Amber Alert children located at Eufaula hotel Friday morning

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Officers made contact with the mother of the children, Jamia Gadeaun, 40, and she was taken into custody without incident. According to the Eufaula police dept. Officers located Jaima and took her into custody. The children, age 6,8,10, and 12 were checked by Eufaula Fire Department personnel before being turned over to the Barbour County Department of Human Resources. Read More »

HHS' Price Says No More Private Planes Until Internal Review is Completed

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (pic) is reported to have taken at least 24 flights on private airplanes since he became a cabinet secretary in February. "Of course, as standard operating procedure, that would include review and authorization by the department to ensure full compliance", Murphy said. The trips have cost taxpayers more than $300,000 and were a sharp departure from Price's predecessors, who typically used commercial flights in the continental USA, according to ... Read More »

North Korean Defector Warns US to Take Kim Jong Un's Threats Seriously

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A day earlier, Kim reacted to Trump's provocative speech at the U.N.by equating the US president to "a frightened dog" and a " mentally deranged USA dotard", employing an obscure insult for someone declining into senility. President Trump has said the USA will impose new sanctions on North Korea and praised China for taking measures to financial transactions with the nation. Read More »

Seismic activity detected in North Korea near nuclear testing site

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Also Thursday, Trump issued an executive order expanding the Treasury Department's ability to target anyone conducting significant trade in goods, services or technology with North Korea and to ban them from the US financial system. Beijing halted its imports of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods, implementing United Nations sanctions imposed on North Korea for its provocative nuclear and missile tests. Read More »

Quinnipiac students, with ties to Puerto Rico, watching Maria closely

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The storm knocked out the entire grid across the USA territory of 3.4 million people , leaving many without power . Another group from the multi-agency Riverside County urban search-and-rescue K-9 task force that went to Puerto Rico in anticipation of destruction from Hurricane Irma remained in the USA territory to help when Hurricane Maria hit. Read More »

Russian Federation says US Iran sanctions undermine nuclear deal

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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". Sergey Lavrov told a news conference there has been a lengthy campaign claiming Russian Federation interfered in the USA election to ensure victory for President Donald Trump - "but we do not see any facts". Read More »

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

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He also called Trump "deranged" and "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire". "I will surely and definitely tame the deranged US dotard with fire", he declared in an unusually direct and angry statement published Thursday by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency. Read More »

Lowcountry forecast: Sunny skies, but things will be rough along the coast

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Sunday will bring mostly sunny skies, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms and a high in the mid- to upper 80s, the weather service said. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 66. Tonight - Clear, with a low around 64. South wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Saturday , Sept. 23 - Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Read More »

Trump hits out at Hillary Clinton after criticism over North Korea

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Isolated and impoverished, the North says it needs a nuclear deterrent to protect it from an aggressive U.S. and the autocratic regime has made militarism a central part of its national ideology. Describing Trump's Tuesday appearance before the UN General Assembly , Kim said: "I expected he would make stereotyped, prepared remarks a little different from what he used to utter in his office on the spur of the moment as he had to speak on the world's biggest official diplomatic stage". Read More »