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Trump's North Korea tweet 'newsworthy'

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Should social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook adhere to their rules no matter how "newsworthy" a post is? Trump's tweet came at time of heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea, following several missile launches and nuclear tests by the North Korea that have drawn sharp criticism from the global community. Read More »

Michael Jordan releases statements about Trump's comments

President Donald Trump has unintentionally started a movement to defend sports players and their rights to protest and freedom of speech. The conflict peaked Sunday with Trump's remarks, which had the effect of uniting a newly minted opposition coalition that included a growing number of players and coaches, as well as some owners who have backed the president. Read More »

AG Schimel investigates Equifax data breach and its impact on residents

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The bill is co-sponsored by state Sen. Barbara L'Italien, D-Andover, chairwoman of the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure. Healey argued in the lawsuit that Equifax left information vulnerable by failing to update its computer code. "The whole point of this is to make sure that you are the one in control", Healey said during a press conference Monday afternoon. Read More »

Wedding photographer captures groom jumping into water to rescue boy

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Question: What's more attractive than seeing your handsome groom in his tux on your wedding day ? The photograph of Cook helping the boy to safety has now gone viral. A boy had been pushed into the water by another child, Hatt said on Facebook. They show Clayton Cook in the almost waist-high water pulling the boy onto dry land. Read More »

India says ready for more 'surgical strikes' if necessary

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He said the strikes in September 2016 were a message to Pakistan . I think they understood what we meant. He was speaking after the launch of book "India's Most Fearless", along with former Army chief General Dalbir Singh (retd.). The surgical strikes were filmed, though the army has said it has no plans to release the footage. He said there is no peace time for forces as such period should be utilised to preparing in case of war. Read More »

Forecast: Seasonal temps and rain moving into the area

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It will be sunny with high temperatures in the 70s and low humidity. Highs will still climb well into the 80s both Tuesday and Wednesday with fairly high humidity levels helping to keep the summery feel intact through the middle of the week. Read More »

Trump expands enhanced vetting to include Chad, North Korea and Venezuela

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Those requirements were shared in July with foreign governments, which had 50 days to make improvements if needed, the White House said. "Making America safe is my number one priority. or have not taken necessary security precautions. In the case of North Korea, where the suspension was sweeping and applied to both immigrants and non-immigrants, officials said it was hard for the United States to validate the identity of someone coming from North Korea or to find out if that person was a ... Read More »

Alstom, Siemens in tie-up talks

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Bombardier Inc shares extended their recent losses to hit a four-month low on Monday following a report that the train and plane maker likely will lose out to Alstom SA in a rail deal with Siemens AG. The French government took control of a 20 percent voting stake in Alstom as part of a 2014 deal that saw the group sell its energy division to General Electric, snubbing Siemens at the time. Read More »

Russian airstrikes kill 45 pro-ceasefire Syrian rebels

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Russia's Defense Ministry has released a video of airstrikes against positions of terrorists in the Syrian province of Idlib . The Russian Defence Ministry on Tuesday denied allegations that its air strikes had killed civilians in Syria's Idlib province, saying that in the past few days it had only bombed Islamist militant fighters in the area. Read More »

British tourist dies after being attacked by stray dogs in Greece

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After she alerted her mother and brother about the dog attack, they called local authorities in Greece to try to get help finding the woman, according to ERT Television . It's estimated more than a million stray dogs are in Greece, many of which have been abandoned by owners. She is understood to have phoned her family as she lay dying of her injuries. Read More »

Man sought in Limerick shooting has Lehigh Valley ties

Authorities had charged the Harleysville man with attempted murder for allegedly twice shooting 48-year-old Amy Hermann inside her Limerick Township home Friday afternoon. Feldman then said "I have something for Becca", removed a long-barreled handgun from his trousers pocket and shot several times at Amy Hermann , hitting her twice before stepping into the house and taking her cellphone, according to police. Read More »

Mandatory evacuations in effect as Southern California fire spreads

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The fire started just before 1 p.m. Monday afternoon along the Riverside Freeway that separates Orange and Riverside counties. As of 9:20 pm local time, the blaze had grown to about 2,000 acres. Several lanes were closed, snarling traffic on the often-congested 91, along with other nearby roads Monday. The US Forest Service, Orange City Fire Department, Anaheim Fire Department and OCFA are on site. Read More »

Juventus president Agnelli banned for one year

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The three other officials have been given the same fine and banned from their posts for up to one year and three months. The president was also fined €20k along with club executives Francesco Calvo and Stefano Merulla (who were also banned from football for a year). Read More »

A Couple More Days Of Summer-Like Weather

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Patchy fog will be possible Monday morning under mostly clear skies. More of the same is expected Tuesday with highs warming a bit in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Monday will be the coldest day of the coming week with highs only in the 50's. Storms and showers will continue to favor eastern NM to start the week - expect scattered storms packing heavy rain, gusty winds & lightning to favor areas near the eastern stateline. Read More »

Trump's Twitter Use Increasing Threat Of War With North Korea

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North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho spoke with reporters in NY, saying, "The whole world should clearly remember it was the USA who first declared war on our country". This has always been internal policy and we'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it. "We need to do better on this, and will", the tweets continued . Read More »

Bengaluru: As group poses intently for selfie, 17-year-old drowns

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G Vishwas and 24 students from the college had been to the village, off Kanakapura Road, on Saturday, and stayed overnight at the Gunda Anjaneya temple. "We will know whether any faculty was part of the team or not", the police said. However, college authorities said that the NCC officer had not even informed the principal or the management about the trip. Read More »

Guard found shot dead at Philippine presidential compound

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At a press briefing at around noon on Tuesday, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said the incident is still under investigation. "Certainly no foul play". Duterte is known for being unpredictable and often causes confusion with his schedules. Dagoy said he presumed Duterte was at the "Bahay Pangarap" (House of Dreams), located within the same compound but quite distant from where the shooting happened. Read More »

'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US

South Korea's Yonhap news agency said in a report on Tuesday that Pyongyang had been moving aircraft to its east coast and taking other measures to boost its defenses. In his first speech at the UN General Assembly on September 19, Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary. "It is imperative that we, Korea and the U.S. Read More »

Iran could walk away from JCPOA if USA scraps it: Zarif

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The Iranian minister also appeared to be referencing Trump's recent speech at the United Nations General Assembly in NY, to which the Iranian foreign minister stressed "Fake empathy for Iranians fools no one". That was deliberate, said Araud said on Monday. Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia and Yemen were left on the travel ban list issued earlier. Iran has defensive needs. Read More »

White House: Trump's 'SOB' Comments Are Patriotic

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If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer!" North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho speaks to journalist in NY on September 25, 2017. During the United Nations General Assembly last week, Trump threatened "total destruction" of North Korea. Speaking to reporters outside his NY hotel, Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho offered a response to Trump after the U.S. Read More »

European Union ambassadors defend Iran deal, pushing back at Trump

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It's been known that Iran has had a missile with a range capable of reaching Israel, said Mark Fitzpatrick , executive director of the Institute for Internal Strategic Studies-Americas, a think tank. The president has ordered an interagency Iran policy review as part of an effort to come up with an alternative to staying in the JCPOA. Amid this uncertainty, European diplomats have lobbied the Trump administration and lawmakers to continue providing sanctions relief in exchange for Iran ... Read More »

Bali's rumbling volcano spurs travel warnings from Australia, Singapore

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Nugroho said Mount Agung has entered a "critical phase", meaning magma has risen closer to the surface, as indicated by hundreds of shallow volcanic tremors that have rattled the area in recent days. A significant eruption would force the closure of Bali's worldwide airport, stranding thousands. Thousands of evacuees are living in temporary shelters, sports centers, village halls and with relatives or friends. Read More »

Palestinian gunman kills 3 Israelis in West Bank

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He "aroused the suspicion" of officers on the scene and then took out a gun and shot at the Israelis, police said. When security guards became suspicious, the individual pulled out a weapon and opened fire, fatally wounding three Israelis, before being shot himself. Read More »

Trump's new travel ban still doesn't fly

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After more than six months of protests, lawsuits and court decisions , the Trump administration is replacing its controversial travel ban with " tailored travel restrictions ". Those changes will take effect October 18. Five of these countries were also banned in the early iterations of Trump's travel ban. Notably, the new order argues that while its possible to obtain information on Venezuelan citizens through means outside its government, Venezuelan officials themselves have been ... Read More »

Iran unveils new ballistic missile

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But he doubts that the ballistic missiles of Iran might no be capable of carrying multiple warheads because these are very bigger in size. Earlier this week Iran claimed to have a weapon even bigger than America's largest ever non-nuclear explosive - dubbed the "Father of All Bombs". Read More »

Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile

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The Khorramshahr was first displayed at a military parade on Friday, where President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would strengthen its missile capabilities. "Why on earth would North Korea come to the table - if the president is signaling hes not willing to stand up and enforce diplomatic agreements", asks Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy. Read More »

What will become of the nuclear deal iran after missile test Tehran?

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The deal lifted nuclear-related sanctions against Iran in exchange for the country allowing inspections of its nuclear sites and reductions in its stocks of low-enriched uranium. There has been some sympathy for the United States position from France, whose President Emmanuel Macron said the deal could be expanded to ban missile tests and cut a sunset clause in the nuclear agreement that would see Iran resume some uranium enrichment from 2025. Read More »

White House: 'Absurd' To Say We're At War With North Korea

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Mr Ri said that "insults" by Mr Trump were an "irreversible mistake making it inevitable" that North Korean rockets would hit the United States mainland. "Trump claimed our leadership would not be around much longer", North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho told reporters outside his hotel in NY. Trump delivered a fiery speech last week at the United Nations General Assembly, where he warned the regime that the USA will "totally destroy" North Korea . Read More »

Palestinian Militant Kills Three Israelis in West Bank (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The resolution marked a striking rupture with past practice by President Barack Obama, who had the US abstain rather than veto the measure as then president-elect Donald Trump demanded. He suffered gunshot wounds to the upper body and was taken to Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem. Mladenov said the ongoing settlement expansion "is making the two-state solution increasingly unattainable". Read More »

Trump Restricts Visas from 8 Countries, Including DPRK

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In a statement released by the White House , Trump said: "We can not afford to continue the failed policies of the past, which present an unacceptable danger to our country". The American Civil Liberties Union and partner organizations are challenging Trump's current Muslim ban, with Supreme Court arguments slated for October 10. Read More »

SBI Revises Monthly Average Balance Requirements. Details Here

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The public sector lender also made a decision to exempt pensioners, beneficiaries of social benefits from government and minors from the requirement of minimum balance in savings account. Pehla Kadam and Pehli Udaan accounts. Eligibility criteria to open the basic savings bank deposit account are same as it is there in case of regular savings bank account. Read More »

Man charged after doctor stabbed outside mosque

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Andrew Western, a local councillor, tweeted: "Shocked and saddened to hear of stabbing of Dr Nasser Kurdy outside Altrincham mosque". "It's obviously out of the blue, it's shocked the whole community". He called on the prime minister and home secretary to implement the government's hate crime action plan. "In my experience community relations are very good and it is a very safe area". Read More »