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Global Media Images show landslides at North Korea nuclear test site
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The U.S. -drafted resolution, circulated to council members Wednesday and obtained by The Associated Press, would also prohibit North Korea from exporting textiles and ban all countries from hiring and paying workers from the northeast Asian nation - two key sources of foreign currency.

Global Media Gov. Rauner's plan to take on bill backlog
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But Rauner last month expressed reluctance to tap that authorization despite a push from Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza , who contended the move was more cost-effective than having the state keep accruing late bill payment penalties of as much as 12 percent a year.

Global Media Trump speaks with Saudi, UAE and Qatar leaders
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The Saudi-led group of Arab states said Qatar was too close to Saudi archrival Iran and too lenient on Islamic extremists - accusations that Doha denies. The demands include shutting Doha-based broadcaster Al Jazeera , closing a Turkish military base in the emirate and downgrading Qatari diplomatic ties with Iran.

Global Media United States wants UN sanctions on N Korean oil, textile exports
Author: 0 United States wants UN sanctions on N Korean oil, textile exports

Security Council is quite clear", Cayetano said. Anchor: North Korea has reportedly raked in over 270 million dollars in illegal gains due to loopholes in UN sanctions, prompting the UN Security Council to seek tougher sanctions that would allow the use of military force on North Korean smuggling vessels on the high seas.

Global Media Trump confident of resolving Qatar dispute after meeting Kuwaiti emir
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They also shut down air, maritime and land links and imposed economic sanctions on Qatar. Meanwhile, HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said Trump stressed on the U.S. "The statements by Qatar's foreign minister following those by HH the Emir of Kuwait, confirm Qatar's rejection of dialogue unless the boycott measures taken by the four countries to protect their interests legally and politically are lifted".

Global Media Climate change and hurricanes: Is Irma a sign of things to come?
Author: 0 Climate change and hurricanes: Is Irma a sign of things to come?

Hurricane Irma , like Hurricane Harvey , was not caused by climate change . Third, sea waters will continue to get warmer. The strongest hurricanes have gotten stronger because of global warming. But both storms were also very slow-moving, almost stationary at times, which means that rain fell over the same areas for an extended period. There is also some tentative evidence that the warming of the Arctic may favor the stalling of mid-latitude weather systems, though this is at the ...

Global Media Task force that helped during Harvey comes home
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We spoke with Capt. Caimi over FaceTime last week, and met with him Thursday now that he is home - and he is already preparing for the next mission. It's unclear how long they'll be deployed for Hurricane Irma . Crews that specialize in "wide-area searches" are on hand, ready to comb through areas devastated by storm surge or high winds that leave piles of debris.

Global Media Macron, Tsipras to chair talks with French, Greek businesses
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French president Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that he hoped that, in the case of other crises, in the future the European Union would not have to make use again of global organisms like the IMF . "We were, we are and we will be here", he said, underlining that this bond will continue to be strong. Turning to Greece , Macron said the handing of the Greek debt crisis has been a European failure underlining the need for a revival of the EU.

Global Media Earthquake kills 6 in Mexico, Guatemala
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Initial reports from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS ) placed the magnitude of the quake at 8.1, but it was later revised upward to an 8.2, more powerful than the 1985 natural disaster that devastated the country and left thousands dead.

Global Media Netanyahu's Wife To Be Charged With Corruption
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Sara Netanyahu is a strong and honorable woman and there has never been any fault in her actions. Sara Netanyahu is accused of using state funding to hire outside catering services by creating a misleading impression that the prime minister's official residence did not employ any cooks between 2010 and 2013, according to Reuters .

Global Media Hurricane Irma closes Walt Disney World
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It cost Walt Disney World $40 million to close for a day and a half last October when Hurricane Matthew was heading toward Central Florida. Universal Studios Orlando will maintain a similar schedule, closing at 7 p.m. "Now is the time to evacuate". Omar Sheikh, an analyst at Credit Suisse, said before the park closed that the impact of Irma will be less than a 1% drop in Fiscal Year 2017's earnings.

Global Media Sean Spicer to appear on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
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Trump fired Flynn in February amid questions about his disclosures to Vice President Mike Pence on his Moscow connections. Robert Gibbs, Jay Carney and Josh Earnest, the three press secretaries who served under former President Obama, were all hired by news networks after leaving the White House.

Global Media 'Ghost Town': South Beach Totally Deserted as Hurricane Irma Moves Closer
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The airlines service has reportedly announced that until September 10, no direct flight originating from Florida will be more than $99, and any flight that has another connecting trip will be capped at $159. American Airlines expects to stay grounded from Saturday up until Monday. Airlines' customer service practices have come under fire in recent months, and just a year ago, US carriers were cleared in a federal investigation regarding exorbitant fare mark-ups in the wake of a deadly ...

Global Media Suu Kyi says Myanmar trying to protect all citizens
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The United Nations believes the violence in Myanmar has led to an estimated 300,000 people of the Rohingya community fleeing the country with the majority of them coming to Bangladesh . But in her Nobel lecture in 1991, Ms Suu Kyi said: "Wherever suffering is ignored, there will be the seeds of conflict, for suffering degrades and embitters and enrages".

Global Media Richard Branson Is Riding Out Hurricane Irma in His Wine Cellar
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The luxury home of billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands was destroyed by Hurricane Irma, according to a post from his son Sam on Instagram. Branson goes on to romanticize the coming hurricane, which is expected to batter the islands throughout Wednesday . "We had some lovely guests staying on Necker Island who have cut their trip short for safety reasons, and another group of guests have also postponed", Sir Richard wrote .

Global Media Hurricane Katia strengthens off Mexico, could pummel land by weekend
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What's terrifying is that Jose is strengthening right along the same path as Irma was a week ago. It says a wind gust of up to 110 miles per hour (177 kph) has been reported a little to the west at Buck Island in the U.S. Unlike Harvey, which moved to the north and strengthened rapidly, Katia is expected to stick close to Mexico. All eyes are on Hurricane Irma as it moves toward Florida, but it's not alone.

Global Media Name of Taco Bell robbery suspect who was fatally shot released
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When police arrived, they found a suspect with multiple gunshot wounds. Police say three Taco Bell employees, all armed, opened fire on a man trying to rob a restaurant in Cleveland. "Our franchisee is fully cooperating with the Cleveland Police Department in their investigation", the statement says. "Whatever the corporate rules are, in terms of a criminal prosecution, they all have a right to act in self-defense if they reasonably believe that they're facing an imminent threat of death ...

Global Media Public facility closures ahead of Hurricane Irma
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He said if you're going to evacuate, now's the time. In a statement this morning, Governor Rick Scott said that state is taking measures to get fuel to gas stations along the route as quickly as possible. Information is also available on PGTV (Bright House 622, Comcast 33 or Fios 20), or check the County website for updates. As of Wednesday, no evacuations have been ordered in Gulf County.

Global Media Cosmo DiNardo waives preliminary hearing; Sean Kratz held for trial
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DiNardo is charged in the deaths of all four men, while Kratz is charged in only three of the murders. The families of the victims appeared in court Thursday for the hearing. Cosmo DiNardo is accused of killing Patrick on July 5, burying him in a single 6-foot grave on his parent's land in Solebury Township. Later that day, DiNardo allegedly shot both Meo and Sturgis at an adjacent property on Lower York Road that is also owned by his parents.

Global Media Putin Blames 'Bad Company' for Turning Tillerson Against Russia
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The silver badge underscored the close ties that existed for many years between the two individuals. Mr Tillerson, who helped establish the biggest USA oil company's presence in Russian Federation in the 1990s, met then-premier Putin for the first time in 1999 on the remote Far East island of Sakhalin, where Exxon has a major project.

Global Media China, German leaders discuss North Korea crisis
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Moon and Trump agreed in a telephone call to scrap a warhead weight limit on South Korea's missiles, South Korea's presidential office said , enabling it to strike North Korea with greater force in the event of a military conflict. But Russian President Vladimir Putin said threats of military action were counterproductive. Real-time and verifiable intelligence is always in short supply when it comes to North Korea, and Trump must be prepared for a full-fledged war if he decides on a USA ...

Global Media SC governor considers Saturday evacuations as Hurricane Irma threatens
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Hurricane Irma remains a Category 5 storm as of the National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. advisory and the storm continues to move on a northwest track. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster also announced a state of emergency for his state Wednesday. Adjutant General Robert Livingston said National Guardsmen have not yet been activated, but soldiers helping with Hurricane Harvey in Texas are returning to SC.

Global Media NYC public schools are offering free lunch
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Since the New York City Public School is already providing a free breakfast for all the students. This move has been long sought by food-policy advocates and many members of the New York City Council, who said that some students would prefer to go hungry rather than admit they can not afford to pay for lunch.

Global Media Betsy DeVos Is Planning A Major Title IX Announcement This Week
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DeVos declared in her remarks Thursday that "the era of "rule by letter " is over". That organization has participated in a lawsuit against the Department of Education over its Title IX guidance. Title IX bars discrimination on the basis of sex in education. Although she did not mention him by name, she outlined the case of University of Southern California football star Matthew Boermeester, who was expelled for abuse even though the victim denied it happened.

Global Media Trump speaks with congressional leaders
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This latest action from the President could be a sign that he is on the way to addressing tax reform , especially as the meeting with Congress came the day after a separate discussion with Republican leaders about the issue. Trump to fix the big flaw in his budget plans, his apparent unwillingness to address the long-term imbalance between federal spending on entitlements and the revenue to support them.

Global Media NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Suing Trump Administration Over DACA
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There are about 800,000 people covered under the program. Not even punting the announcement to Jeff Sessions reduced the blow. They asked a federal judge in Brooklyn to amend a current lawsuit to address Tuesday's change. This is the first time fentanyl-laced pills have appeared in western NY, according to Schneiderman. A total of 16 attorneys general joined in the lawsuit against Trump, which is championed by not only Schneiderman, but Maura Healey of MA and Bob Ferguson of Washington state.

Global Media Creston High School administrators investigate photo involving students wearing KKK hoods
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Principal Bill Messerole said the five people in the photo are students. In the meantime, a Drake University law professor told the Register that he believes school officials overreached in their discipline of the students. Messerole mentioned the school authorities met with the students involved in the incident, however, he declined to comment further. Sources have confirmed the students involved were members of the Creston/O-M football team.

Global Media Trump spoke of a possible war with North Korea
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Seongju residents and activists have anxious over rumored health hazards and the possibility of being targeted in North Korean attacks. President Moon ordered officials to consult with the USA on the temporary deployment of the four additional THAAD launchers, following the North's launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile on July 28th.

Global Media Turkey a 'vital' European Union partner: Macron
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In a political debate ahead of this month's German elections, Martin Schulz — Chancellor Angela Merkel's main rival — said he would end talks on Turkey joining the European Union because of Erdogan's increasingly authoritarian policies.

Global Media Gas prices rise in Harvey aftermath
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Nationally, the average price for a gallon of gas is $2.65, up 27 cents from last week ($2.38), 30 cents from a month ago ($2.35) and 45 cents from this same time past year, according to AAA. According to GasBuddy historical data, gasoline prices on September 5 in Modesto have ranged widely over the last five years: $2.52/gallon in 2016, $2.89 in 2015, $3.70 in 2014, $3.66 in 2013 and $4.09/gallon in 2012.

Global Media Speaker Ryan: No Immigration Changes Without Donald Trump's Approval
Author: 0 Speaker Ryan: No Immigration Changes Without Donald Trump's Approval

Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced it will rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program , but will delay enforcement for six months. Immigration laws in the USA are "a disgrace", but it's up to Congress to fix that problem, Shapiro said. It gives the Dreamers a two-year renewable work permit and protects them from deportation .

Global Media How Billy Price became the center of attention at Ohio State
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He's the returning Big 12 lineman of the year, and has two years of experience as a starter under his belt. Mayfield finished a distant third , although both he and his top receiver, Dede Westbrook, were invited to NY as finalists. "When you're a good athlete and a good offensive lineman, in college football you should be able to play all five ", said MI offensive coordinator Tim Drevno, who has been coaching linemen at the college and pro levels for the past two decades.

Global Media Villagers, China protest additional THAAD launchers in South Korea
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The government conducted a small-scale environmental study late a year ago and plans to carry out a full survey of the THAAD site before making the final decision to permanently deploy the system. The ministry also said on Monday that it would "push for the option of deploying strategic assets such as the U.S. carrier strike group and strategic bombers after consultation with the USA".

Global Media Mattis warns N Korea of 'massive military response'
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The U.S. State Department had no immediate reaction. "History shows that we can, if we must, tolerate nuclear weapons in North Korea - the same way we tolerated the far greater threat of thousands of Soviet nuclear weapons during the Cold War", Susan Rice, Barack Obama's National Security Adviser, wrote in an Op-ed in New York Times last month.

Global Media Trump Administration Has Shown Desire To Defuse North Korea Tensions: Vladimir Putin
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But it would need the support of China , North Korea's main trading partner, and Russian Federation - both of which can veto the measure at the United Nations. THAAD system arrives in Seongju on September 7. The proposed resolution expresses the Security Council's "determination to take further significant measures" in the event of a new nuclear test or ballistic missile launch.

Global Media 'Game of Thrones' Star Kit Harington Helped Geri Halliwell Improve Her Ygritte Impression
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Just when you thought the eclipse was the ultimate overlap of that which should never meet, a new video of Kit Harrington teaching Ginger Spice a line from Game of Thrones has emerged, and it is everything . That's it! You got the part!" but she quickly lost it again. During her time on the show, the no-nonsense character, Ygritte (played by Harington's girlfriend, Rose Leslie ), became known for the line, "You know nothing, Jon Snow".

Global Media Putin Says Relationship With Trump Is Casual: 'He's Not My Bride'
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Japan , South Korea and the United States are urging the Security Council to adopt a new resolution calling for a halt to the supply of crude oil to North Korea . "Any new actions taken by the worldwide community against the DPRK should serve the objective of curbing the DPRK's nuclear and missile programs, while at the same time be conducive to restarting dialog and consultation", he said, referring to North Korea by the initials of its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of ...

Global Media Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'
Author: 0 Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

The party, which essentially championed dialogue and engagement with North Korea , in line with Moon's inter-Korean peace vision, has yet to make it their official stance to redeploy USA tactical nuclear weapons after more than 25 years. Now, while Moon remains popular, he doesn't appear to have everybody on board with his North Korea policy. Vassily Nebenzia said Russian Federation wants a reference to the need for political dialogue based on recent initiatives.

Global Media Air Transat sends 10 planes to Dominican Republic ahead of hurricane Irma
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The northern parts of the Dominican Republic and Haiti could see 10 inches of rain, with as much as 20 inches in the southeast Bahamas and Turks and Caicos. AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. The tenth named Atlantic storm, Jose, formed in the Atlantic earlier Tuesday - and the eleventh, Katia, early Wednesday.

Global Media Trump Jr. Set To Meet With Senate Judiciary Committee Investigators
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Congressional investigators are questioning Donald Trump Jr. about Russian meddling in his father's presidential campaign previous year, including a meeting the younger Trump held with a Kremlin-linked lawyer who purportedly was going to hand them "damaging information" about Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.

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