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North Korea may have more bomb fuel than thought: U.S. think tank

It, among other things, would impose United States sanctions on all those participating in North Korean labour trafficking abuses. North Korea's multiple missile tests in recent months, culminating with its first-ever successful launch last wee...

Kashmiris Protest Against Amarnath Attack, Mehbooba Mufti Says 'Nobody Can Kill Kashmiriyat'

He said the United States and India will fight together against terrorist threats in every part of the world. Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir BJP on demanded a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the 10 July terror attack on Amar...

Drowning Family Saved by 80-Person Human Chain in Florida

A random "like" from that one follower you didn't think was watching; someone paying you a compliment on that one photo you weren't too sure about; millions of people donating to a good cause to save someone's life. Once people began forming the chai...

Russian Federation is threatening to expel dozens of U.S. diplomats

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov is threatening "counter actions" against the United States over a pair of Russian diplomatic compounds seized by the United States past year. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Sputnik that Russian Fe...

Another survey shows Republican support fading from higher education

The gap between how Republicans and Democrats view American education systems has grown even wider in recent years, a new study published Monday by the Pew Research Center reveals. Pew's survey showing 36 percent of Democrats viewing churches as...

Umbrella-sharing company reports almost 300000 stolen

Each lost umbrella reportedly costs the company 60 yuan, approximately 550 rupees, to replace. According to the South China Morning Post , company CEO Zhao Shuping said that the idea came to him after watching bike-sharing schemes take off acros...

Cardinal Pell arrives in Australia to face sexual offence charges

The charges against him involve "multiple complainants", as the Victoria Police put it. Pell calls the accusations "relentless character assassination" and has vowed to clear his name. "Tell her that I am", Cardinal Pell responded. The lawyer presi...

Penn Station Construction Begins Today, Triggering Delays for Commuters

This was not known immediately, on Twitter New Jersey Transit . Train service reductions and schedule changes will force travelers from New Jersey and Long Island to find alternative routes into the city, including buses , ferries and cars.

OH shooting: 1 dead, 8 wounded in ambush at gender reveal party

It was a typically "tranquil" summer Saturday in an OH neighborhood as people gathered at an afternoon gender-reveal party that stretched into the night in the Cincinnati area. "This will be one of those nights". The shooter fled the scene and has ...

Besiktas beg Diego Costa to sign, before switching to Selena Gomez

Despite finishing the 2016/17 season as top scorer as Chelsea cruised to the Premier League title, Costa looked destined to leave Stamford Bridge after he was told in no uncertain terms by Antonio Conte that would not be part of the manager's pla...

Trump 'Absolutely' Still Wants Mexico To Pay For A Wall

In recent months, Donald Trump's antagonism toward Mexico seems to have taken a backseat to his many other feuds-with Germany, Mika Brzezinski , and CNN, among others-not to mention the prospect of military conflict in North Korea. Instead, the W...

Another bump in ties with US

American and Chinese officials agree that the two country's presidents spoke Sunday over the phone. According to the White House readout of the call, Trump brought up the threat from North Korea and the two leaders "reaffirmed their commitment ...

The White House Gender Pay Gap Is Worse Than The US Average

She's more than willing to tweet about closing the gender pay gap to build her personal brand, write with a straight face that she was "proud to work towards this goal alongside my father and in support of the administration's commitment to women...

Maryland AG issues statement on request for information on voters

The spokesman said the commission has data from every voter in all 46 counties, but that data does not contain information such as party ID and voting history. SC finally received a request for voter data from the White House commission examining Do...

Total Plows Into Iran, Leaving Shell, BP on Sidelines

Total signed a preliminary deal with Iran in November as the lead partner alongside China National Petroleum Corporation ( CNPC ) and Iran's Petropars . Negotiations between Tehran and oil companies have been further complicated by the election of ...

No state budget after shutdown's first day

Christie is demanding that the $34.7 billion state budget include a provision requiring that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield spend some of its reserve fund on public health initiatives - particularly the governor's drug treatment initiative.

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest suspect in case of missing Chinese scholar

The 28-year-old IL man charged with kidnapping a Chinese scholar now believed to be dead was among a select few admitted to the University of Illinois' highly competitive physics graduate program in 2013. "This is a senseless and devastating loss o...

GST will unify the country's economy

The biggest tax reform since independence - GST - will pave the way for realisation of the goal of One Nation - One Tax - One Market. The sharpest critics of the Goods and Services Tax's midnight launch at Parliament's central hall had absented...

Germany to Prohibit Erdogan Rally in Hamburg

New tensions are rising between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, whose ties were already strained, as Erdogan wants to hold a political rally in Germany on the sidelines of the G20 summit. The ties between two North Atlantic Treaty ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, accused of lying in LaVoy Finicum shooting in OR, indicted

Those shots were fired by state troopers. At worst, they said, he might have been kicked off the team and reassigned. The case was being investigated by the Justice Department's inspector general along with federal prosecutors in Oregon.

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Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation

As Irma approaches the region, its large swells, storm surge and high tides may cause water along the coast to rise 6 feet above ground level near Charleston, which Dixon said coul...

Maldivian government expresses condolences over Mexican natural disaster

Mexican authorities said at least 60 people were confirmed dead, including many in the state of Oaxaca along the Pacific coast. The Interior Department reported that 428 homes we...

Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

He said they shared the view that the North's nuclear issue should be resolved quickly to realize the "infinite potentials" of the Korean Peninsula and the Far East region. "If we ...

Trump pitches tax reform in North Dakota

Americans must call on Congress to strongly oppose Trump's tax and budget plan, which is nothing more than a $5 trillion tax giveaway paid for by cuts to Social Security, Medicare,...

Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'sold his office' for ritzy trips

Prosecutors accuse him of soliciting and accepting free trips on Salomon Melgen's private jet to luxurious resorts in the Dominican Republic and elsewhere, hundreds of thousands of...

Pakistan owns up to terror; Didi vs saffron parivar; more

This comes after Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi last month said there has to be a political settlement in Afghanistan and that US President Donald Trump's new war str...

Canadian dollar jumps as Bank of Canada lifts benchmark rate 25bps

Furthermore, the central bank said it would pay " close attention" to how the economy responds to higher borrowing costs, given households have accumulated record levels of debt. ...

Commissioner Tasks Super Eagles On Standard

The Eagles are aiming to become the first team to complete a double over Cameroon in a World Cup qualification round with victory on Monday night. More work lie ahead for the ...

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier this week, causing alarm across the world and deep reflection from North Korea's neighbours on whether they are prepared to c...

Mnuchin: Debt limit should be tied to Harvey funding

President Donald Trump visited storm-ravaged areas in Texas over the weekend, expressing hope for speedy congressional action on Harvey aid. The United States is scheduled to r...

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Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Cloud are being deployed to Texas to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The Indiana National Guard will lend its help to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. ...

Wildfire burns 5000 acres, forces hundreds of evacuations in California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Wildfire burns 5000 acres, forces hundreds of evacuations in California (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

High winds created spot fires near the 210 Freeway and LAFD attempted to prevent the fire from hopping the freeway, anticipating it would burn at least 2,000 acres if it happened...

PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

PM Modi arrives in China to attend BRICS summit

The BRICS meeting comes after India and China have resolved the Doklam standoff. Modi snubbed a separate summit called by Xi in May to promote the Chinese leader's vision of re...

Gas prices on the rise in Saskatchewan due to Hurricane Harvey

Gas prices on the rise in Saskatchewan due to Hurricane Harvey

On Monday, the average price on the island was $1.16. According to gasbuddy.com, the average retail price of gasoline in Ontario has risen from 107.5 cents per litre on August 2...

Cashless economy was not the original objective of demonetisation

Cashless economy was not the original objective of demonetisation

It was believed that the amount of currency which did not get back to the banking system may be termed as black money . "Shame on RBI which "recommended" demonetisation ", the ...