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Author: 0 Seoul Says North Korea Fires 3 Ballistic Missiles

The three missiles flew about 1,000 km and fell about 200 km to 250 km west of Okushiri Island off the western coast of Hokkaido. The US Strategic Command said in a statement that two of the three were presumed to be "intermediate range" ballistic missiles and that the third was still being assessed.

Author: 0 Couple sought in killing of mother, kidnapping her 3 kids

The LA Sheriff's Department believes 22-year-old Brittany Humphrey and 27-year-old Joshua Aaron Robertson are still on the run. Authorities say Roberston is not Madisyn's biological father, but was taking care of her because her mother was incarcerated.

Author: 0 Germany comes up with idea how to help Italy in earthquake's aftermath

The security package reflects a shift in Germany's sense of security, tied to popular frustration with Chancellor Angela Merkel's defense of her decision to accept over 1 million refugees in 2015. "For that goal, the investment will be made on the part of the government, as well as by German business circles, with representatives of which we are meeting tonight", said Angela Merkel .

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un attends celebration of N. Korea youth league

South Korea's decision to deploy a U.S. missile system on its territory as well as its massive military drills with the United States have enraged Pyongyang. South Korean officials said the missile flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon. Thousands of U.S.

World Media Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida during test
Author: 0 Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida during test

The company has successfully landed five out of nine rockets so far this year , both on land and at sea. Its rockets have carried supplies to the International Space Station as well as satellites. In a tweet released just before 9 a.m. Mountain Time, SpaceX stated that the explosion was related to a pad abnormality rather than the actual rocket, and that no one was hurt.

World Media 370kgs of cocaine found in Coca-Cola factory in France
Author: 0 370kgs of cocaine found in Coca-Cola factory in France

The factory, situated in the town of Signes, near the Mediterranean, produces concentrates for various drinks. The cocaine seized has a street value of nearly 50 million euros (almost $56 million), according to French publication Var-Martin, which cites Marseille's prosecution service.

Author: 0 New Zealand evacuates some coastal areas due to tsunami fears after quake

The quake registered 167 kilometres off the North Island coast in the South Pacific Ocean. The central North Island was rocked by a 7.1 magnitude natural disaster early this morning, located 130km north-east of Te Araroa. In New Zealand, where earthquakes are common, Civil Defence regularly holds practice drills for coastal residents so they know how to react in an emergency.

Author: 0 'India-US Logistics Agreement Could Irk China, Pakistan': Chinese Media

In spite of the growing strategic proximity between the two nations, New Delhi has had deep reservations about this agreement for almost a decade. Indian politicians and its defense officials were wary that it would bring New Delhi into a formal military alliance with U.S., where India has to support conflicts of U.S., which would likely earn an ire from other countries.

Author: 0 JDU calls for unified opposition in Parliament to logistics deal

USA secretary of state John Kerry and commerce secretary Penny Pritzker are visiting New Delhi for the second Strategic and Commercial (S&C) dialogue. It's basically logistics support to each other's fleet, like supply of fuel, supply of many other things which are required for joint operations, humanitarian assistance and many other relief operations.

Author: 0 State Funeral Set for Amatrice after Quake Survivors Rebel

In the centre of the town, which was voted past year one of Italy's most attractive, crews continued to dig for up to 10 bodies believed still under mounds of rubble left by the 6.2-magnitude quake. He said he had already discussed the new plan with Italian architect Renzo Piano who told him it may take two generations - or around 50 years - to bring Italy up to the best global safety standards.

Author: 0 France criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria

Turkey's involvement in the Syrian civil war last week was aimed at helping the Syrian rebels drive the IS out of the border town of Jarablus. The recent spate of clashes had effectively been between two key USA allies: Turkey and the YPG (and Syrian Democratic Forces or SDF generally).

World Media North Korea calls diplomat who defected 'human scum'
Author: 0 North Korea calls diplomat who defected 'human scum'

From January to July 814 North Koreans have defected to the South, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry, compared to 705 over the same period in 2015. Defections from those in managerial positions are relatively rare, with just 480 defecting in the past decade, according to South Korea's government.

Author: 0 Maine governor says he's mulling resigning

Last week LePage apologized to "the people of Maine" - but not to Gattine - after he left a voicemail message that said, "I am after you" and then telling reporters he wished he could challenge Gattine to a duel and point a gun "right between his eyes".

World Media Pat Hickey Released From Prison in Rio
Author: 0 Pat Hickey Released From Prison in Rio

Judge Fernando Antonio de Almeida accepted on Monday a request made by Patrick Hickey's lawyers to set him free from Rio's Bangu prison complex, where he has been held since August 19, while his case continues to be investigated. At the weekend, a sports hospitality boss also arrested in connection with the affair was also released from Bangu Prison. Mr Hickey is also head of the European Olympic Committees and vice president of the Association of National Olympic Committees.

Author: 0 Islamic State's Official Spokesman Abu Muhammad Al Adnani 'Killed' In Aleppo

Amaq said on Tuesday Adnani was killed while monitoring military operations in Aleppo. The news agency, Amaz, reported that Adnani was killed "while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo". The circumstances of Adnani's death are unknown, and have not been confirmed by the USA government. Last week, Turkish forces, together with Syrian rebels, drove out the IS from Jarablus, on Syria's border with Turkey.

World Media Florida man named Vladimir Putin arrested at Publix
Author: 0 Florida man named Vladimir Putin arrested at Publix

CBS12.com reports Publix employees called police after they said a man would not stop yelling at other store employees. CBS12 reports that Putin - a West Palm Beach local and absolutely not the president of Russian Federation - was detained by police after reports of a man screaming at workers in a Publix supermarket.

World Media Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria area
Author: 0 Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria area

This had " largely occurred ", he added . Turkish-backed forces advanced on Manbij, a city about 30 km (20 miles) south of Turkey's border captured this month by the SDF with USA help. Now the rebels have retaken many villages south of Jarablus, the group backed by Turkey is advancing towards the city of Manbij a YPG stronghold in northern Syria.

World Media Turkey warns of more strikes if Syrian Kurds don't retreat
Author: 0 Turkey warns of more strikes if Syrian Kurds don't retreat

The problem is that what the Kurds want, their own country, would be created out of pieces of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. The report says one of rockets struck the wall of a house, while the other two landed on empty land. Ankara strongly denies killing any civilians. The Turkish army said it had fired 61 times on targets in northern Syria in the last 24 hours. The SDF has support from the United States - which sees the group as an effective Syrian ally against Islamic State, ...

Author: 0 Australia Plan for Vote on Gay Marriage Hits Stumbling Block

Bill Shorten, leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), said he had a number of problems with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's proposal to decide on the issue by a national plebiscite. "It's cheaper, it's quicker and at this stage it's ridiculous to be planning a February plebiscite". Shorten told The Sydney Morning Herald his opposition to a national vote had increased and that it's likely Labor would announce it was not backing the government's legislation.

World Media Lightning kills 300+ reindeer in Norway 'in one moment'
Author: 0 Lightning kills 300+ reindeer in Norway 'in one moment'

The agency says Friday 323 creatures were killed , including 70 calves, in the lightning storm. According to local animal experts, reindeer tend to stick close together especially during tough weather conditions. It is likely they became fearful of a thunderstorm that shook the area late last week and huddled together, resulting in what is possibly the deadliest lightning strike involving livestock.

Author: 0 British PM to trigger EU pull-out 'without parliament vote'

A majority of the 650 lawmakers had declared themselves "Remainers". Many pro-Remain MPs were banking on a Parliamentary intervention for such a monumental decision, regardless of the public mandate afforded by the EU Referendum. May herself of course campaigned and voted for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union. The question for negotiators will be what access to the market actually means.

Author: 0 Ariya Jutanugarn falters late, has 2-shot lead in Canada

Maude-Aimee Leblanc and Alena Sharp are tops among Canadians at 6-under, a couple of shots better than marquee attraction Brooke Henderson. Ko will stick with her game, too, a no-brainer when you've been collecting LPGA Tour triumphs at record clip - she already owns 14 titles on the top circuit - and just added an Olympic silver medal to your resume.

Author: 0 Ricciardo reveals red flag saved podium after wing damage

In fact Hamilton did so well he could have managed to make it a Mercedes one-two, but Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bull managed to fend him off to secure second, with Hamilton having to settle for third. A flurry of stops for fresh tyres followed over the first two laps under yellow, promoting Alonso and Hamilton up to fourth and fifth as they had no need to change rubber given they had started on the mediums at the back.

World Media Iraq Requests New Saudi Envoy After Assassination Remarks
Author: 0 Iraq Requests New Saudi Envoy After Assassination Remarks

Sabhan, whose credentials were received in Jan 2016, became the first Saudi ambassador to Iraq in a quarter century, after relations were cut following ex-president Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait. The request to replace Sabhan came after his statement which highlighted Iranian intervention in Iraq. "The Iraqi foreign ministry has sent an official request to the Saudi foreign ministry to replace its ambassador to Iraq", ministry spokesman Ahmad Jamal said in a statement.

World Media Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to address CMs of BJP-ruled states
Author: 0 Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to address CMs of BJP-ruled states

Party Chief Amit Shah will inaugurate the meeting in which party ruled state BJP presidents and others will also take part. With an eye on elections in key states, including Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Gujarat, as well as the main electoral battle of 2019, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday said that since it has ushered an era of "politics of performance", all its chief ministers must focus on "governance" and make their states an effective instrument for execution of the Centre's ...

Author: 0 Palestinians and Israelis still favour 2-State solution

However, we were able to easily change their minds simply by adding the Arab peace component. "We got close to 55 percent support for the package when it is an Arab-Israeli peace rather than just a Palestinian-Israeli peace". It also found that 65 percent of Israelis fear Palestinians. In addition, she said Israeli leaders by painting the Palestinians as "utterly hostile" and Israeli media reports had contributed to the atmosphere.

Author: 0 Suddenly it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration

They won't be allowed to pursue citizenship, he said in a Fox News town hall Wednesday night, and they'll have to pay taxes. In recent days, he has expressed support for a plan that would tighten enforcement, get stricter with people who overstay their visas - who comprise about half of those illegally in the USA - aggressively track down and deport criminals, but also have a way for undocumented immigrants who have long ties to the United States and would be an asset to the country to ...

Author: 0 Clinton: Trump is taking far-right hate groups 'mainstream'

But even if Clinton wins the election that won't stop her family's charity from accepting foreign donations. The Democratic presidential nominee, in an interview with MSNBC's "Morning Joe", defended the Clinton Foundation, saying the charitable work it has conducted has changed lives for the better and is in keeping with American values.

World Media Briton killed in hostel by man shouting 'Allahu akbar'
Author: 0 Briton killed in hostel by man shouting 'Allahu akbar'

He is facing more than a dozen charges related to the bloody crime, in which he also seriously injured two British men who jumped in to try to save the struggling Ayliffe-Chung. After previous violent attacks on officers, Ayad was forced to wear a full-face helmet while he was transferred in a metal cage from a police station cell to a nearby prison.

World Media United States rout Serbia for third straight basketball gold
Author: 0 United States rout Serbia for third straight basketball gold

Team USA is now 138-5 all-time in Olympic play and has not lost since 2004. Anthony revealed that the gold medal game of the Rio Olympics signified the end of his global playing career. That raised doubts about the ability of the newly assembled team to play as a unit and handle the perpetual motion of worldwide play. "This is where we wanted to be", Warriors forward Kevin Durant said .

Author: 0 Donald Trump vows to work with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to defeat ISIS

His comments have raised concerns not only among Democrats but also within the Republicans Party. I have previously said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was obsolete because it failed to deal adequately with terrorism. After a blistering week a visibly more subdued Trump gave a speech on the issue he apparently believes he can best score points on: terrorism and immigration.

Author: 0 Colombia, rebels say they have reached historic peace deal

Earlier, government negotiators told local news media that all major obstacles to a deal have been cleared up in around-the-clock sessions that have been taking place in Cuba for the past week. To aid the peace process that follows the FARC's dismantling, a European fund has been set up consisting of $79 million from the Union's budget that will receive another $23 million from several EU member states.

World Media NBN Investigation: The Australian Federal Police To Raid Parliament, Again
Author: 0 NBN Investigation: The Australian Federal Police To Raid Parliament, Again

Mr Turnbull demanded Mr Shorten discipline Senator Conroy for calling into question the integrity of the Australian Federal Police, after Senator Conroy questioned the AFP's justification for raiding his Melbourne office in May. On Wednesday morning, staff for Senator Conroy were asked to meet AFP officers at Parliament House. "What we're seeing here is an attempt to intimidate people to not actually do their parliamentary duties", he told ABC's AM program.

World Media West Nile case reported in Chickasaw County
Author: 0 West Nile case reported in Chickasaw County

Charles Gardner. Additionally, today the MSDH reports one new travel-associated case of Zika virus, bringing the 2016 total to 17 in Mississippi. For more information on reducing your risk of getting bitten, please visit the Town of Fairfield Health Department website at http://www.fairfieldct.org/filestorage/10726/11024/14117/16495/14122/Mosquito_Fact_Sheet.pdf .

World Media US favours 'direct' India-Pakistan talks to reduce tension
Author: 0 US favours 'direct' India-Pakistan talks to reduce tension

In an exclusive interview with DW, Abdullah criticized New Delhi's handling of the Kashmir crisis and suggested political solutions to resolve it. "It is for the government and the state government to identify the parties". What has been the role of Kashmir's Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti since the start of the crisis? We want the violence to end in the valley. Mufti holds everyone except her own government responsible for the current situation.

World Media UK Considers Separate Prison Units for Dangerous Islamist Extremists
Author: 0 UK Considers Separate Prison Units for Dangerous Islamist Extremists

The review was carried out by former prison governor Ian Acheson and commissioned a year ago by then justice secretary Michael Gove. Recent convicted British Islamic extremist Anjem Choudary will be jailed in an isolated, high-security unit in order to prevent him from continuing to spread his radical ideologies while behind bars.

Author: 0 State Dept: Clinton Aide With Connections to Islamic Publication 'Fully Vetted'

This article appeared in a 2002 issue of the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs (JMMA), which listed Abedin as "assistant editor" on the masthead. The news comes on the heels of an inital Post article Sunday reporting that Abedeen worked for a dozen years at the Journal of Minority Muslim Affairs, a Saudi-financed publication favoring Islamic Shariah law and criticized as anti-woman.

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