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  • China committed to denuclearization of Korean Peninsula: FM

    China committed to denuclearization of Korean Peninsula: FM

    The "Four Nos" commitment was stated by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on August 1, and refers to Washington's promise not to seek a regime change in Pyongyang , not to seek the collapse of the DPRK government, not to seek the acceleration of a reunified Korean Peninsula, and not to send its military north of the 38th Parallel that acts as the boundary between the DPRK and the Republic of Korea.

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  • Spain govt asked to manage police before vote

    Spain govt asked to manage police before vote

    Police arrested at least 12 people, mostly Catalan government officials suspected of coordinating the referendum, and seized 10 million ballot papers. The statement said the Catalan Interior Ministry had been informed. Spain also ported two ships in Barcelona yesterday to serve as a temporary home for the 5,000 extra police who will patrol its streets in the days before the referendum.

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  • Trump says to put more sanctions on N. Korea

    Trump says to put more sanctions on N. Korea

    North Korea has long said that its weapons tests are necessary because of USA hostility, which for Pyongyang includes the almost 80,000 US troops stationed in Japan and South Korea. In his first address to the United Nations as US President, Trump said that the US was ready to "totally destroy" North Korea if it was forced to defend its allies, a warning seen as unprecedented for a US president delivering an address to the world's leaders and top diplomats.

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  • NZ opposition leader Jacinda Ardern admits defeat

    NZ opposition leader Jacinda Ardern admits defeat

    The party is led by maverick Winston Peters, who said Saturday that he would not be giving any answers over the next day or two until there was time for further consultation. "This has been an incredibly engaging and colourful campaign for New Zealanders and that isn't going to be over at midnight", said Bryce Edwards, an analyst at Wellington-based Critical Politics.

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  • U.S. has 'many' military options in Korea crisis: Mattis

    U.S. has 'many' military options in Korea crisis: Mattis

    North Korea's missile and military nuclear programs, long opposed by the USA and its allies in the region, have been rapidly advancing in recent months. Separately, Mattis told reporters that he believed diplomacy and sanctions were so far succeeding in putting more pressure on Pyongyang. Even as tensions rise, the United States and its allies have stuck to a hands-off policy when North Korea test-fires its missiles.

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  • Russians targeted Pennsylvania election system, state told

    Russians targeted Pennsylvania election system, state told

    The agency is calling all 50 states to let them know whether their systems were compromised. Homeland Security told Congress in June that 21 states were targeted during the 2016 presidential race, and that while a small number were breached, there was no evidence any votes were manipulated.

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  • Israel opened the first USA military base

    Israel opened the first USA military base

    Gen. Zvika Haimovich, commander of the Israeli Air Force's Aerial Defense Division, said in a statement. This time previous year, the United States pledged $38 billion dollars - the largest amount in its history - over the span of a decade while Obama was president, despite his sour relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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  • Kenya braces for Supreme Court ruling on polls

    Kenya braces for Supreme Court ruling on polls

    He says the previous two elections were also stolen from him. "The presidential election was not conducted in accordance with the constitution, rendering the declared results invalid, null and void", Chief Justice David Maraga said during the court proceeding.

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  • Ryanair to publish full list of cancellations

    Ryanair to publish full list of cancellations

    Ireland's aviation commission say Ryanair must offer its customers an alternative flight or a full refund if a service is cancelled. Mr O'Leary said its flight cancellations "will have a reputational impact" and noted that punctuality performance at the airline had dropped to between 60 and 70 per cent.

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  • Nancy Pelosi shouted down at DACA news conference for working with Trump

    Pelosi, California Democrat, was speaking to a crowd in San Francisco , a group of so-called Dreamers or DACA recipients, people brought to the USA illegally as children, overtook the stage and began chanting. It allows the Dreamers to receive two-year permits that allow them to work or go to school. As Pelosi stood there with her staff, the crowd of protesters closed in on her, surrounding those assembled for the news conference.

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  • President Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball

    President Trump retweets GIF of him hitting Clinton with golf ball

    Clinton's new memoir What Happened enumerates ways in which Trump's campaign allegedly allowed Russian Federation to meddle in the 2016 election, and has topped Amazon's bestseller list . "Retweeting this kind of misogynistic video might be below the standards of even this President", Sherman said. In a morning barrage of tweets, Mr Trump endorsed a Republican gubernatorial candidate and seemingly mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un - calling him "Rocket Man" - before beginning to ...

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  • Harry Dean Stanton, Legendary Actor, Dead At Age 91

    Harry Dean Stanton, Legendary Actor, Dead At Age 91

    Harry Dean Stanton , the grizzled character actor who for more than 60 years was a mainstay of American independent films, has died aged 91. Stanton's agent John S. In the ensuing two decades, Stanton secured a string of tiny roles in TV shows and low-budget films, including The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin , Gunsmoke and Johnny Ringo .

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  • Tillerson urges more pressure on North Korea

    Tillerson urges more pressure on North Korea

    On September 3, North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, prompting the UN Security Council to implement new sanctions. But he was outspoken in his criticism of Iran when asked whether he believed it was meeting the obligations of a 2015 global nuclear agreement created to curb an Iranian nuclear program in return for lifting most Western sanctions.

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  • U.S. citizen fighting for ISIS captured in Syria

    U.S. citizen fighting for ISIS captured in Syria

    Later Thursday, a spokesman for the US-led coalition fighting the terror group in Syria and Iraq said any detainees would be "transported humanely" to the custody or their nation's authorities and referred further questions to the State Department .

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  • Some Democrats Willing to Replace Obamacare's Individual Mandate

    Some Democrats Willing to Replace Obamacare's Individual Mandate

    The widened healthcare discussion appeared unlikely to yield dramatic changes soon, but marked a shift from the long-running, Republican effort to gut 2010's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , as Obamacare is formally known. 13, a group of four Republican senators announced another new Obamacare repeal bill . The Tennessee senator said Tuesday that he hopes to have a bill finalized "early next week in order to be able to hand it to Senator McConnell and Schumer in time to deal ...

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  • Tropical Storm Jose's path shifts west toward US

    Tropical Storm Jose's path shifts west toward US

    Hurricane Jose has gotten very little coverage, lurking in the shadows of Irma for the past several days. Forecasters say the presence of the hurricane could bring showers and a chance of thunder tomorrow afternoon and into the evening, although fair to fine conditions are expected for Friday.

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  • U.S. bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies

    U.S. bans use of Kaspersky software in federal agencies

    Agencies in the executive branch are expected to begin the process of discontinuing Kaspersky products within 90 days. "The department is concerned about the ties between certain Kaspersky officials and Russian intelligence and other government agencies", the directive said.

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  • Should we be anxious about Hurricane Jose?

    Should we be anxious about Hurricane Jose?

    East Coast and the northeast Caribbean. Once a major Category 4 hurricane following in the path of its bigger sister, Irma , Jose is now a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 miles per hour. "But then eventually move westward late this week and then more northward this weekend". Any potential direct hit from Jose wouldn't be until next week, however.

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  • Dartmouth hospital locked down after report of shooting

    Dartmouth hospital locked down after report of shooting

    The hospital is locked down and local and state police are on site. Police in Lebanon, New Hampshire are investigating an incident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital. The hospital issued a "code silver" alert to employees, which alerts the possibility of somebody being violent with a weapon. Heavily-armed police forces are on the scene at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

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  • Catalonia to hold independence vote days after Kurdistan's referendum

    Catalonia to hold independence vote days after Kurdistan's referendum

    Catalonia yesterday announced a law to make formal its plans for an Oct 1 referendum on whether to declare independence from Spain, a vote the Spanish government says is illegal and which it has said it will stop. The government that emerged from that vote vowed to begin the process of breaking away from Spain. "They [the supporters of Catalonia's independence] have demonstrated that they do not respect either Catalonia or the Catalans", Santamaria said.

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