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Top US general voices support for transgender troops

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On Tuesday, the United States sanctioned eight North Korean banks and several people tied to the country's financial networks overseas as part of ongoing efforts to isolate the regime for its nuclear and missile programs. Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, who has likened Trump to a barking dog , argued that the tweet amounts to a declaration of war and gives his nation the right to shoot down U.S. Read More »

Hurricanes basketball program possibly involved in federal corruption case

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The head of New York's Federal Bureau of Investigation office, William F. Sweeney Jr., says the probe is still active and investigators are conducting interviews "as we speak". According to court papers, prosecutors said the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating criminal influence of student-athletes who participate in NCAA basketball since 2015. Read More »

You could go shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker in NY!

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She's Sarah Jessica Parker of " Sex and the City " fame, and she'll be taking four guests shoe-shopping at Bloomingdale's, then sending them to the ballet. Considering a pair of her shoes retail for between $295-$545 alone, this is actually a great deal! Sarah isn't the only famous face offering unique experiences in NY via Airbnb; Baby Driver actor Ansel Elgort will show guests his favourite Brooklyn hotspots on an active day of rock climbing, shopping and ping pong, while United ... Read More »

Saudi king issues decree allowing women to drive: state media

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Saudi women remain largely under the whim of male relatives due to guardianship laws. The move comes just days after women in the country were allowed into a sporting event at the King Fahd International Stadium for the first time. The kingdom has no infrastructure for women to learn to drive or obtain driver's licenses. "We would certainly welcome that", US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters. Read More »

Black Congresswoman Kneels During House Floor Speech, Accuses Trump Of Racism

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Jackson Lee, who represents central Houston, demanded to know which National Football League player's mother Trump was insulting. Sheila Jackson Lee voiced her support for athlete kneeling during that national anthem. I kneel in front of the flag and on this floor, ' Jackson Lee said. Jackson Lee, who represents central Houston, spoke out against Trump in an impassioned speech on Monday night for comments at his rally in Huntsville, Alabama on Friday. Read More »

China urges North Korea, US to stop escalating war of words

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They were an "intolerable insult to the Korean people" and a declaration of war , the North's official news agency said on Monday. China's said it was vital that everyone implement all North Korea-related United Nations resolutions, which call for both tighter sanctions and efforts to resume dialogue. Read More »

Community protests after IL police shoot T-Boz's cousin 18 times

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The six officers who fired their weapons claimed Russell "aggressively advanced" towards them when he stepped out the home. In addition to police officers offering up different stories about what happened, T-Boz said her suspicion also stems from the fact that no cameras or video footage of the incident is available, a move she believes was deliberate from responding police officers. Read More »

SC baby's remains found after mother's arrest

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The baby's remains were identified as those of Aaliyana McCoy and coroners believe she died on or about July 15 at an unknown time, Fowler said. Her body has been sent to the Medical University of SC in Charleston to determine the cause of death. Read More »

Law School to provide DACA application guidance

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Under DACA , undocumented people brought to the United States as children were allowed to remain in the country by applying and registering with the federal government. The DACA issue could have a significant impact on Congress' looming December budget negotiations if not resolved, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a Democrat from IL and an outspoken supporter of so-called DREAMers, warned at a Capitol Hill rally Monday. Read More »

Woman grabbed off street, thrown into vehicle in apparent South LA kidnapping

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He opened the front passenger door and put the woman inside. The incident happened Sunday around 11:50 p.m.in the 100 block of West 79th Street. The woman can be seen briefly escaping but is pulled back inside. Witnesses said they heard someone yelling for help. The suspect is described only as a man in his 20s, about 6 feet tall, weighing 200 pounds. Witnesses told the police the vehicle had a Texas license plate, the first three numbers were possibly 763. Read More »

North Korea may struggle to shoot U.S. bombers out of the sky

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During his address to the General Assembly on Saturday, Mr Ri launched a personal attack on Mr Trump, calling him a "mentally deranged person full of megalomania". He added that North Korea seems to be doing all it can to avoid provoking a war along the inter-Korean border - the NIS understands that Pyongyang has directed its armed forces to "report first before taking any military measures". Read More »

Tusk: No sufficient progress in Brexit talks

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But in a sign of the circular arguments that have characterised the negotiations so far, British Brexit minister David Davis linked any settlement of the multibillion-euro bill to reaching a deal on future relations. Davis said the latest citizens' rights would be incorporated fully into United Kingdom law, progress had been made on resolving the Irish border and insisted the United Kingdom would "honour commitments" made during its European Union membership. Read More »

United States slaps sanctions on eight North Korean banks, 26 executives

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Tuesday's announcement compounded economic sanctions which the United Nations unanimously imposed on North Korea after it carried out its latest nuclear weapons test early this month. "This further advances our strategy to fully isolate North Korea in order to achieve our broader objectives of a peaceful and denuclearized Korean peninsula", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. Read More »

Treat refugees with empathy: Varun

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Hansraj Ahir, Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Hansraj commenting on Varun's article said, "No nationalist would ever give such a statement". Amidst all of this, BJP MP Varun Gandhi pitched for providing shelter to Rohingya refugees. Read More »

Indians to be released from Sharjah jails : Al-Qasimi

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The Kerala cabinet had Monday presented a road map for cooperation between Kerala and Sharjah to visiting the Ruler of Sharjah. The proposal for implementing a housing scheme "Sharjah Family City" for Malayalis residing in Sharjah was discussed at the meeting. Read More »

Twitter explains why Trump North Korea tweet wasn't removed

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In a statement, Twitter said: "We hold all accounts to the same rules , and consider a number of factors when assessing whether tweets violate our rules". Twitter's latest announcement comes as it, and other social networks, have been removing tens of thousands of accounts globally because of users violating content rules by promoting violence or hate. Read More »

Oxford medical student who stabbed boyfriend in leg avoids prison

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Woodward faced a possible maximum sentence of three years in prison. Ultimately, Pringle credited his merciful sentence to Woodward's "strong and unwavering determination" to move past her drug and alcohol addiction. Pringle also took into consideration Woodward's personality disorder, severe eating disorder, and alcohol and drug dependence. "Secondly, I find that you were genuinely remorseful following this event and, indeed, it was against your bail conditions, you contacted your partner ... Read More »

Oman oil scales 3-year high on firm demand

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Rather than a surge in output, there's a risk of a market squeeze emerging as early as 2018, driven by those nations because of weaker investment in exploration and development, he said. "With the appearance of shale oil in the market, the situation with pricing has changed quite seriously: the USA can turn prices on and off: when a speculator reads that the United States is dramatically increasing the production of oil shale, it works on him". Read More »

Georgetown Law Professors Kneel In Protest Of Jeff Sessions' Speech

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He added that he calls on university officials to intellectually "push back" against some trends in which some believe they have the right to block others' right to free expression. last month. "These are just three examples of governmental action antithetical to freedom of speech and association for which Attorney General Sessions is either closely affiliated or directly responsible", the professors wrote in the letter . Read More »

Bangladesh eases charity access to Rohingya, seeks $250 million for aid

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The Rohingya refugees began fleeing Myanmar from August 25 when Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) rebels attacked police checkposts and killed 12 security personnel, triggering a military crackdown. Suu Kyi has little if any control over the security forces under a military-drafted constitution that bars her from the presidency and gives the military control of the security services and veto power over political reform. Read More »

Palestinian Authority Session in the Gaza Strip: One More Indication of Reconciliation

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Hamas has been running the Gaza Strip since 2006 when it scored a landslide victory in Palestinian parliamentary elections, leaving Abbas in control of the autonomous areas of the West Bank. Hamdallah determined the purposes behind the government's visit to Gaza, saying that he aims at knowing all the conditions by which the government will work to tackle consequences of the siege, division, and repetitive Israeli aggression. Read More »

Parents of OH student speak out against North Korea

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Otto Warmbier , the United States student who died after he was released from North Korea with severe neurological damage, lives on in spirit. "The fact that Warmbier died suddenly in less than a week after his return to the U.S.in his normal state of health indicators is a mystery to us as well", said a North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman in June via North Korea's state media wing. Read More »

'Disgruntled Blairites' blamed for Labour anti-Semitism accusations

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Mr Corbyn has previously faced criticism over his response to anti-Semitism, but Mr Ashworth said the Labour leader agreed with his calls to expel party members who make "pitiful" comments targeting Jews. Philip Cohen, a councillor from neighbouring Barnet, also warned many Labour voters in Barnet turned away from the party for failing to take anti-Semitism seriously. Read More »

JK: Indian Army foils infiltration bid by Pakistan's BAT in Kupwara

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They were planning to target the Army's strategic 76 Artillery Unit on Uri-Kaman road, Army officers said. "After few BAT attacks this year, the Army is on high alert". According to sources, seven-eight armed intruders came close to an Indian Army post, and were provided cover fire by a Pakistan Army post on the other side, which fired mortars and shells. Read More »

London mayor savages UK PM May in speech

Theresa May should be "utterly ashamed" of her record on law and order, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said as he hit out at cuts to emergency services. Khan, a Muslim, brought up comments from May 2016 when Trump said he would make an exception for Khan if he ended up winning the presidential election and imposed a ban on foreign Muslims entering the country. Read More »

Tennessee church shooting leaves multiple people hurt, officials say

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Sunday just after 11:15 a.m., 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson allegedly shot a worshipper dead outside the church before entering the sanctuary and firing his handgun indiscriminately, Nashville police reported. "My stepmom and my aunt, they barricaded themselves in the bathroom", Langford said he learned from his father, who arrived at the church seconds after the shooting ended. Read More »

Trump has declared war: North Korea

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We are prepared to use the full range of military capabilities to defend the USA homeland and our allies'. Tensions between the US and North Korea continue to flare as the North Korean and the American leaders exchanged insults and threats over the past week. Read More »

German Election: Anti-AfD Protests Erupt In Berlin

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FDP party leader Christian Lindner has also underlined that changes will need to be made to Germany's energy policy and eurozone fiscal policy. Merkel clarified that while the fact that a far-right wing party will enter the German parliament for the first time since the Second World War is concerning, the AfD will not influence her immigration policy. Read More »

'Not many solutions' for Man Utd after Fellaini injury, says Mourinho

In defence, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw and Antonio Valencia reportedly did not travel to Moscow. The next day, September 27, students at the CSKA football school and the club's fans will host a party for Manchester United fans. "Opponent-wise, I think it's the best CSKA that I'm going to play against". "We have a lot of experience and class", said the Belarusian, whose side are now fourth in the Russian Premier League . Read More »

With New Healthcare Bill, Senate GOP Give 'Repeal And Replace' Another Shot

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More than a dozen protesters, majority in wheelchairs, were arrested. IL could see a 70 percent funding cut for 52 health centers that provide care to 1.3 million people statewide. They could help people buy insurance. According to the OPM analysis, on average, an individual in CT could expect to pay at least $3,300 or more in premiums each year without the federal tax credits and $1,000 more in out-of-pocket costs per year beginning in 2020. Read More »

North Korea 'DESTROYS' US aircraft carrier and jets in terrifying propaganda video

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North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that U.S. President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. The footage shows USS Carl Vinson engulfed in flames after the missile strike, with subtitles stating, "Should F-35, B-1B or the Carl Vinson lead the USA attack, they will head to the grave in that order". Read More »