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United States assures S. Korea of 'massive military response' to NK threat

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But it is a possibility. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis responded to North Korea's latest nuclear test by saying threats to the US and its allies "will be met with a massive military response". The North Korean broadcaster said the nuclear test had an "unprecedentedly large power", and that it "marked a very significant occasion in attaining the final goal of completing the state nuclear force". Read More »

Kenya: Aukot to File Case Tuesday Over Exclusion From New Election

Shortly after accusing Kenyatta's ruling coalition of election hacking, unrest began in Kibera and areas around Nairobi. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati said in a statement the six staff members will work for a period of three months. Read More »

Altro che ius soli, Donald Trump cancella il programma 'Dreamers' di Obama

A difesa dei "sognatori" si sono schierati anche gli esponenti della Silicon Valley: da Tim Cook amministratore delegato di Apple, a Mark Zuckerberg, fondatore di Facebook. Lo stesso ex presidente ha criticato fortemente la decisione dell'attuale inquilino della Casa Bianca definendola " sbagliata ", "autolesionista" e " crudele ". Read More »

Heitkamp, Cramer plan to join Trump in North Dakota

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But Heitkamp hasn't actually backed Trump's tax reform plan. "Both of the Reagan tax cuts were passed by a Democratic majority in the House, a Democratic speaker, and the vast majority of Democrats in the Senate, including a Democratic senator from the great state of North Dakota", Trump plans to say, according to excerpts of his prepared remarks. Read More »

As White House Ends DACA, Cornell Plans To Help Undocumented Students

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Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall said that President Obama's 2012 order creating the DACA program may not have been constitutional. The group is a small fraction of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the country. An Oklahoma young lady spoke out, concerned about this decision. "[They had] lived here for a long time, and the average DACA recipient person now has lived here about 20 years". Read More »

Sinwar Rejects ICRC Demand to Visit Israelis Detained by Hamas

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In a tweet, Maurer wrote: "It's 3 years since I was last here to see for myself the impact of this long conflict is having on the lives of ordinary people". The Ma'an news agency is quoting Palestinian sources as saying Mauer asked for the Red Cross to be allowed to visit Israelis being held by Hamas. Liberman's comments drew the ire of the families of those held, who accuse him of not doing enough. Read More »

Trumps gives Congress six-month deadline to fix DACA

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The program protected undocumented minors who were brought to the U.S.as minors from deportation. He tweeted that Congress now has six months to legalize DACA , and if they can't, he'll revisit the issue. The Department of Homeland Security announced that they would stop taking new applications for the program as of Tuesday. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the White House demonstrating against Trump . Read More »

Rescue of woman wedged retrieving thrown poo breaks window - student

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GoFundMe - for anyone who's been living under a rock for the last millennium - is, as the name suggests, an online fundraising platform. " I'm not complaining, they did what they had to do ". She climbed further in and had the same problem. Student claims his Tinder date had to be rescued by firemen after getting stuck in a window while trying to retrieve an unflushable poo. Read More »

Catalonia expected to approve October 1 referendum on split from Spain

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Meanwhile, leaders of Catalan pro-independence parties CUP and Republican Left (ERC) have urged followers to take to the streets and peacefully protest if anyone attempts to remove ballot boxes on October 1. Under the terms of the new laws, the Catalan parliament will declare independence within 48 hours of a "yes" vote. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has vowed to use all legal measures to ensure that it doesn't take place. Read More »

Woman kidnapped from Solvang found safe in Nevada, suspect still at large

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Kidnapping suspect Joseph Hetzel and alleged kidnapping victim Virginia Paris may be in the Las Vegas area after they were spotted checking out of an Arizona inn Monday morning, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. Police say Paris ordered a drink, went to the bathroom and then told a customer she needed help. Hetzel saw this interaction, grabbed her, and dragged her out of the shop. Read More »

Syrian Army, allies reach Islamic State-held city of Deir al-Zor

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President Vladimir V. Putin of Russian Federation, whose military had fired cruise missiles at Islamic States targets near the city, called it a "strategically important victory over terrorists". The city has been cut off from the regime-held areas since 2013, after rebel groups rose up against Syria's Assad. Areas shaded in grey are those under Islamic State control. Read More »

Bernie Caused 'Lasting Damage' to Her Campaign

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In Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed 2016 Campaign, journalists Jon Allen and Amie Parnes say that Clinton's top staffers privately recognized that she was never able to articulate a coherent case for her presidency, and that this failure doomed her campaign from the start. Read More »

Canada should accept increased competition under new NAFTA

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Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Tuesday at a news conference with Mexican and Canadian officials. Meanwhile, some Mexican officials have said that Trump's repeated threats put pressure on his negotiators, forcing them to adopt tougher positions "than they would like". Read More »

Husband thinks he killed wife in his sleep

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Lauren Phelps' family and friends were among the observers gathered in the courtroom for the brief hearing. There is also a picture on Facebook of the happy couple dancing with light sabers during the reception that followed their November 13 wedding past year. Read More »

Carl Brewer's statement on the death of his grandson Evan Brewer

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Multiple reports claimed that Evan's father had raised a complaint with Protection from Abuse Order (PFA) a year ago amid concerns about his son. That missing child is Evan Brewer, her son. On July 6, a protection from abuse order was issued to Carlo Brewer on behalf of his son, Evan. The boy had been living with his mother, Miranda Miller, and her boyfriend, Stephen Bodine . Read More »

More bomb test 'gifts' for the USA, warns North Korea

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He told a UN-sponsored conference on disarmament in Geneva that North Korea's measures were "an exercise of restraint and justified self-defence". "I am proud of saying that just two days ago on the 3rd of September, DPRK successfully carried out a hydrogen bomb test for intercontinental ballistic rocket under its plan for building a strategic nuclear force", Han said by adding further "The recent self-defence measures by my country, DPRK, are a gift package addressed to none other than ... Read More »

Mattis says United States could 'annihilate' North Korea if it wanted to

The US Defense Secretary James Mattis said much the same thing Sunday after North Korea conducted a large nuclear test, possibly the biggest it has ever staged. "We are not looking to the total annihilation of a country - namely, North Korea". This statement ramps up the pressure on China, which is Pyongyang's main trading partner as well as their source of energy. Read More »

Rahm Emanuel creates 'Trump-free zone' for students at Chicago schools

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CPS said at least 46 percent of its student body was Hispanic a year ago, and there is a possibility Trump's decision could impact numerous students. "This is your home and you have nothing to worry about", he said. Trained adult monitors will be posted along Safe Passage routes Tuesday for 140 schools. At least 142 schools are covered by the routes. After enduring high school graduation rates of just under 57 percent as recently as 2011, more CPS students are reaching that milestone ... Read More »

Oklahomans React To DACA Decision

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Immigrants who are part of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals ( DACA ) program are concerned about their future in the United States after the Trump administration announced the decision to wind down the program on Tuesday. Senator Dick Durbin is responding, by pushing his bi-partisan legislative proposal, the Dream Act , alongside Republican Senator Lindsey Graham . Read More »

Israeli police forcibly evict Palestinian family, install Israeli teens in their home

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His wife Fahima, 75, called it "pure injustice" that after more than 50 years in the house they "throw us out in the street". A family of new , Jewish occupants, moved into the property as soon as it was vacated. He said that he intends to claim ownership of his family's property and give it to the family living there now. Palestinians and left-wing activists outside the home of Palestinian Shamasneh family after they were evicted from their home in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of ... Read More »

Israel Begins the Largest Military Exercises in 19 Years

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One of the paragraphs deleted from the draft referred to a Hezbollah press tour in the spring conducted along the Israeli border in contravention of Resolution 1701. The goal of the exercise is to "vanquish" Hezbollah , a top IDF officer told Haaretz , with another senior officer explaining to that " vanquish " means to " badly hurt the infrastructure of that enemy and to reduce rocket fire ", citing the chief of staff. Read More »

Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is Back

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The popular drink officially returned to Starbucks stores nationwide September 5th. According to Starbucks' workers, confusion regarding the Pumpkin Spice Latte launch date stemmed in part from internal miscommunication and the chain's "the customer is always right" mentality. Read More »

Severe thunderstorm warning for Guelph, surrounding area

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Monday. This includes Interstate 70 from mile markers 165 to 170, and Interstate 81 from mile markers 0 to 22. Wind gusts at 60 miles per hour and dime-size hail should be expected. "A few of these thunderstorms will have the potential to produce severe weather", the news release said. The line of thunderstorms will likely produce gusty winds, frequent lightning and briefly heavy rainfall, the Weather Service said. Read More »

Australia could meet Syria in a World Cup qualifying playoff

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In the third round, with just the top two teams in each group qualifying automatically for Russia , South Korea scraped through in second spot in Group A. Australia's Socceroos will now play Syria in a two-leg tie. The Taeguk Warriors have one more chance of booking a place at a ninth successive World Cup, but must win in Tashkent to be certain. Read More »

Barack Obama slams DACA suspension as 'cruel and wrong'

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I also support the Department of Homeland Security's decision to phase out the DACA program in a way that will minimize the impact on current DACA beneficiaries. Since the announcement, Trump's been bombarded by criticism from advocacy groups, Obama, the president of Mexico and many more. "We brought our children". Read More »

Engineering software firm Aveva agrees tie-up with Schneider Electric

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It gave Aveva a bigger presence in sectors such as food and beverages and pharmaceuticals as well as in its strongholds in oil and gas, mining, and marine, he said. AVEVA chairman Philip Aiken said: "The transaction will be transformational to AVEVA , creating a global leader in industrial software, which will be able to better compete on a global scale". Read More »

New Jersey Dreamers call on Trump to preserve DACA

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McCain, who has strongly pushed for compromise within Congress , said he'd be working with both his Republican and Democratic colleagues to "devise and pass comprehensive immigration reform, which will include the DREAM Act ". The attorney general said DACA was illegal and the USA "cannot admit everyone who would like to come here". "History will not forgive Donald Trump for abandoning our 'DREAMers , '" Mayor Sam Liccardo said, a few hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions ... Read More »

McMaster surges in latest global university rankings list

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A University of Auckland spokesman said the institution was disappointed with the drop but still pleased to be ranked as the country's leading university. Rounding out the top five is another U.S. institution , the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In addition, Bangor University is also placed within the top 10% of universities globally for its International Outlook. Read More »

ED Seals Misa Bharti's Delhi Farmhouse in Money Laundering Case

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The farmhouse, located at Bijwasan in Delhi, is registered in the name of a "shell" company Mishail Packers and Printers Pvt Ltd of which Misa and her husband were the directors. The Jain brothers were arrested by the ED under the PMLA. Mishail Packers and Printers Pvt Ltd was registered at 25, Tuglaq Road, New Delhi, which was then the official address of Lalu Prasad , till the shares were bought by Bharti. Read More »

Work out modalities to ban Blue Whale game: Madras HC

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Opposition parties had been criticising the state government over the delay in the conduct of the local body elections. The High Court ordered that elections be conducted in the state by mid-November. The poll panel, on its part, argued that it needed more time to conduct the elections, mainly to scrutinise data of candidates facing criminal charges. Read More »

Everything you need to know about Sen. Menendez's bribery trial

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Menendez pressured the US State Department to intervene to resolve a dispute in his favor when that business ran into problems with the government in the Dominican Republic. But according to Walls, Menendez does not need to come every day. The story itself (minus the fantastic omission of a "Democrat" label for Menendez) was sufficiently tough on the senator, but also weirdly mentioned the "unrelenting turbulence of the Trump administration", which has nothing to do with the ... Read More »