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World Media North Korea crisis: Tillerson says diplomacy will continue
Author: 0 North Korea crisis: Tillerson says diplomacy will continue

Tillerson's comments on Sunday come amid soaring tensions between the USA and North Korea following a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang and a war of words between the two countries' leaders. In an interview Sunday, however, Tillerson refuted Corker's suggestion that the president is undermining him. "And so everything that I have witnessed, all was fine", she said.

World Media Azores on hurricane alert as Ophelia strengthens
Author: 0 Azores on hurricane alert as Ophelia strengthens

Ophelia is the only named storm on the board, and there no other areas of interest as of Thursday morning. According to JLT Re's Hurricane Activity report, as of 8am Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) today (13 October) Ophelia had strengthened to a Cat 2 Hurricane, with peak wind speeds of 104 miles per hour.

World Media Hurricane Ophelia Matches 124-Year-Old Record
Author: 0 Hurricane Ophelia Matches 124-Year-Old Record

Ophelia became a hurricane on Wednesday, becoming the 10th hurricane in the Atlantic in 2017. Ophelia is set to brush past the Azores, the archipelago off the coast of Portugal. It is a testament to how temperamental the weather has been this year that we've already reached a storm beginning with the letter "O" and though Ophelia is likely to be an "ex-hurricane" by the time it potentially reaches the United Kingdom, it will still be capable of making a significant impact.

World Media Trump Says New Trade Deal with Canada Could Exclude Mexico
Author: 0 Trump Says New Trade Deal with Canada Could Exclude Mexico

Speaking in Mexico on Tuesday, the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Thomas J. Donohue, said the negotiations had "reached a critical moment". According to a schedule seen by Reuters, meetings on government procurement, cross-border services trade, environmental issues and state-owned enterprises were set to conclude for the current round on Thursday.

World Media China opposes United States move to send its warship in South China Sea
Author: 0 China opposes United States move to send its warship in South China Sea

The Chinese spokesperson said the United States warship violated Chinese and worldwide laws and seriously threatened China's sovereignty and security. Beijing condemned the mission of the guided-missile destroyer USS 'Chafee, ' which on Tuesday sailed within 16 nautical miles of the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea , within the framework of a so-called " freedom of navigation " operation.

World Media Nigel Farage blasts UK Government for downgrading Donald Trump state visit
Author: 0 Nigel Farage blasts UK Government for downgrading Donald Trump state visit

Theresa May tried to underline her close relations with the US President in January, when she invited him to stage a State Visit as guest of the Queen. The honour of a state visit is usually reserved for a President's second term, Evening Standard reported. Over the summer The Guardian reported that Trump told May in a phone call he wanted to put the trip on hold until the British public supported it.

World Media Sharif's son-in-law arrested, gets bail with wife
Author: 0 Sharif's son-in-law arrested, gets bail with wife

However, Sharif and his two sons were absent as they are in London where 67-year-old Sharif's wife is battling throat cancer. The court is likely to provide a copy of the NAB reference along with relevant details to Maryam and her husband if they appeared before the accountability court on Monday.

World Media India Defense minister teaches Chinese soldiers meaning of 'Namaste'
Author: 0 India Defense minister teaches Chinese soldiers meaning of 'Namaste'

But it was soft diplomacy at its best when defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman greeted Chinese military officials with an Indian customary " namaste " at the Nathu La border during her official visit to the place. The minister earlier took to Twitter to share a post showing her waving at Chinese troops who were taking pictures of her from across the border. He said uncertainly, "Nice to meet you?" The Doklam standoff between India and China started after Indian Army stopped the ...

Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey backing FSA rebels in new Idlib push

HTS is not party to a deal brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran for the safe zone in the province, one of four such "de-escalation" zones across Syria. The two leaders discussed developments in Iraq and Syria as well as bilateral relations between France and Turkey, and regional issues, the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, said.

World Media Head, legs of missing Swedish journalist found
Author: 0 Head, legs of missing Swedish journalist found

However, later in August, police found the headless torso of the journalist's body, which washed ashore in Copenhagen . When she failed to return from the interview, her boyfriend reported her missing. Madsen has been charged with manslaughter, the legal equivalent of murder in Denmark. Madsen remains in custody while the investigation continues.

World Media GST Council Meet Ends, Rates on Many Consumer Items Slashed
Author: 0 GST Council Meet Ends, Rates on Many Consumer Items Slashed

Exporters would be able to use that amount for payment of their taxes, Arun Jaitley said. Businesses having Rs 1.5 crore turnover make up 90 per cent of the taxpayer base but contribute only six per cent of tax. Under the composition scheme, the tax rate for traders of goods will be 1 per cent, 2 per cent for manufacturers and 5 per cent for restaurants and suppliers of food or drinks.

World Media Fresh Start: Saudi Arabia Turns to Russia Seeking to Diversify Foreign Relations
Author: 0 Fresh Start: Saudi Arabia Turns to Russia Seeking to Diversify Foreign Relations

Saudi Arabia is a close US ally and does not have a history of warm relations with Russian Federation. He said that the visit of King Salman will give a great impetus to the common relations. Both are US allies, strong USA allies. If Putin decides to run, he is widely expected to win a landslide victory in the first round, because he will face no strong challenge.

World Media Khamenei says Iran, Turkey must take measures against Kurdish secession
Author: 0 Khamenei says Iran, Turkey must take measures against Kurdish secession

There is no agreement between Iran and Turkey on military exercises. At a joint news conference, Rouhani said " We will not accept changing borders in the region ". No country in the world apart from Israel recognizes it. "A decision made with Mossad can not be legitimate", he said. Mr Erdogan said Ankara was considering taking further measures against Iraqi Kurdistan.

World Media Women plead not guilty to murdering Kim Jong-Nam
Author: 0 Women plead not guilty to murdering Kim Jong-Nam

Siti Aisyah, from Indonesia, and Doan Thi Huong, from Vietnam, entered their pleas at Malaysia's High Court on Monday, almost eight months after the airport assassination . After their charges were read to them in court in Indonesian and Vietnamese, the two women entered their pleas through interpreters. Prosecutors say the pair knowingly smeared "poisonous liquid" on Kim's face, resulting in his death.

World Media US 'Probing' Dialogue With North Korea, Tillerson Says
Author: 0 US 'Probing' Dialogue With North Korea, Tillerson Says

The United States is probing to find out whether North Korea is willing to hold talks on giving up its nuclear weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been quoted as saying. While Tillerson has said similarly moderate things before - in August he noted North Korea's "restraint" and said the USA wanted more goodwill gestures from the regime - his latest remarks in Beijing appeared tailored for a Chinese audience.

World Media Assam Police asks retired Army personnel to prove Indian citizenship
Author: 0 Assam Police asks retired Army personnel to prove Indian citizenship

The notice stated that the district police have alleged that Haque, who retired as a Junior Commissioned Officer a year ago, entered Assam illegally without documents after March 25, 1971. Haque wondered why he had to be humiliated so many times. We have proved all the documents to the court to prove our India citizenship. The Indian Army's East Command contacted Haque and has promised to all necessary assistance till the matter is solved.

World Media Hurricane Maria could hit United Kingdom at weekend, forecasters say
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria could hit United Kingdom at weekend, forecasters say

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, leaving most of the island without power and communication, NBC News reported . A man carries water in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, Sep. "Storm surge flooding is occurring, especially along the sound side of the North Carolina Outer Banks, and a storm surge warning and watch are in effect for portions of eastern North Carolina".

World Media Ryan Gosling Breaks Character During Kate McKinnon's Alien Abduction Story on 'SNL'
Author: 0 Ryan Gosling Breaks Character During Kate McKinnon's Alien Abduction Story on 'SNL'

Gosling's " La La Land " costar Emma Stone joined him to talk about jazz in the opening monologue . Ryan Gosling? A white kid from Canada? Sitting at the piano he lit a cigarette as he delicately began playing. Baldwin and McCarthy went on to win Emmy's for their work on SNL's 42 season, along with cast mate Kate McKinnon , who frequently impersonated Hillary Clinton on the show.

World Media UKIP party elects fourth leader in a year
Author: 0 UKIP party elects fourth leader in a year

UKIP is set to unveil its fourth leader in just over a year after a contest that has divided the party. Bolton had warned his party against a lurch to the right and said he wanted to "resume Nigel Farage's legacy by restoring UKIP's relevance and authority".

Author: 0 Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United

And on his thoughts on avoiding an FA ban after he was sent off in Manchester United's 1-0 win against Southampton , the two-time UEFA Champions League victor with FC Porto (2004) and Inter Milan (2009) said:"If I am not punished it is because there were no reasons for the sending off".

World Media United States says it will work with India against terror havens
Author: 0 United States says it will work with India against terror havens

But Mattis, the Trump administration's first cabinet official to visit India, said the two countries would work together to fight terrorism. He will also be meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval in the capital. The two Defence Ministers also resolved to eradicate terrorist safe havens across the globe. Echoing Trump while talking to reporters on his flight to New Delhi , the defense secretary praised India's important support to Afghanistan, indicating that Islamabad should ...

World Media Republican leaders: Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal
Author: 0 Republican leaders: Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal

But the new proposal does not cut as deeply as the original Graham-Cassidy bill. John Holbrook, of Ashland, does not want to see the law repealed. It has been two months since the last repeal bill was defeated. The bill would devastate a lot of the people in our neighborhoods and community because we have a lot of patients with pre-existing conditions and illnesses, that are from immigrant backgrounds.

World Media Internationals arrive in Kurdistan to observe independence voting
Author: 0 Internationals arrive in Kurdistan to observe independence voting

Kurdish-led regions in Syria held elections for community leaders on Friday, the first in a three-phase vote that will culminate in the election of a parliament and the establishment of a federal system of government. The non-binding vote on the secession of the semi-autonomous region has irked the central government. Erdogan also said Turkey's Habur border crossing with Iraqi Kurdistan would be closed.

World Media Killed In Church Shooting Outside Nashville; Alleged Shooter Arrested
Author: 0 Killed In Church Shooting Outside Nashville; Alleged Shooter Arrested

Whatever you say, goes", another read. Police said they later recovered another pistol and a rifle from the suspect's vehicle. "He has all their feelings at heart", said Rheta Engle, 69. Law enforcement continues their investigation around the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ on September 24, 2017, in Antioch, Tennessee. Minerva Rosa, who was inside the church at the time, called him a "hero" for putting himself in harm's way to protect others and believes without him, "it could be worse".

World Media World's 'heaviest' woman Eman Ahmed passes away
Author: 0 World's 'heaviest' woman Eman Ahmed passes away

A team of more than 20 doctors had been caring for the bedridden Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 37, since her arrival at Burjeel Hospital in May. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty who was flown in to Bombay's Safe Hospital earlier this year for a bariatric surgery, has breathed her last in Abu Dhabi .

World Media Sen. McCain: 'No' on Cassidy-Graham bill
Author: 0 Sen. McCain: 'No' on Cassidy-Graham bill

Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy . Republicans have argued that the government should be less involved in health care. They warn that under the bill patients and consumers will lose important protections and those with significant illnesses will be charged higher premiums and may not be able to buy coverage.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite USA warnings

Iran announced that it had carried out a "successful" test for the new medium-range Khoramshahr missile, local media said. The news of the test comes just hours after Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled the missile during a military parade in Tehran .

World Media Rohingya Muslims A Threat To National Security, Center Tells Supreme Court
Author: 0 Rohingya Muslims A Threat To National Security, Center Tells Supreme Court

The petition also challenges Central government notification asking for identification and deportation of all Rohingyas living in India to Myanmar . According to media reports, the violence began when Rohingya militants attacked police posts in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state. As a result many Rohingyas and Bangladeshis have made use of our faulty official systems to obtain voter IDs and PAN cards.

World Media Hurricane Maria Spaghetti Models Move Farther From Florida
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria Spaghetti Models Move Farther From Florida

This means the ports are now closed for regular shipping including cruise ships. Puerto Rico has only seen one Category 5 hurricane in all its of recorded history, and the last Category 4 hurricane hit the island in 1932. The major cruise destinations of St. Thomas, San Juan and Grand Turk are in Maria's path. In 2014, 31 people were killed and more than 360 homes were destroyed in Dominica by Tropical Storm Erika.

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