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Global Media Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria
Author: 0 Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Maria "has destroyed everything it has had in its path", Puerto Rico emergency management director Abner Gomez said at a Wednesday news briefing. Maria, the second major hurricane to roar through the Caribbean this month, made landfall near Yabucoa, on the southwest coast of the island of 3.4 million people.

Global Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to complete nuke program
Author: 0 North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to complete nuke program

The North has confirmed the missile as an intermediate range Hwasong-12, the same model launched over Japan on August 29. North Korea has long demanded the withdrawal of the U.S. "That's enemy fire trying to attack R.O.K. forces located there", says Kimmel - referring to South Korea by its official name, the Republic of Korea.

Global Media First Female Marine Infantry Officer Expected to Graduate Monday
Author: 0 First Female Marine Infantry Officer Expected to Graduate Monday

The Marine Corps expects to soon have its first female infantry officer, a feat that has been attempted by three dozen women in the past but never accomplished until now. All that stands between participants in the course and graduation day is administrative days and turning gear back into supply, the Post reported .

Author: 0 Trump at the UN

The move comes just days after Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend the US or its allies. Last month, when the standoff between North Korea and the United States over Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs reached its peak, Trump threatened Kim with "fire and fury the world has never seen".

Global Media EMP attack by North Korea is a grave danger
Author: 0 EMP attack by North Korea is a grave danger

Sanctions are not "a tool for stifling the regime", it said. In signing the statement, North Korea also received a critical security guarantee from the United States. "The order targets only one country, and that country is North Korea", Trump said. In a statement, the North Korea foreign ministry said pressure from the U.S.

Author: 0 Tillerson, Zarif in first meeting with partners on Iran nuclear deal

Addressing the same assembly ahead of the news conference Wednesday, Rouhani said Iran "will not be the first country to violate the agreement; but it will respond decisively and resolutely to its violation by any party". According to NBC, Trump is rethinking the deal and may decertify it before the October 14 deadline and leave it to the Congress to take the final decision on it.

Global Media S.Korea to send N.Korea aid amid tensions
Author: 0 S.Korea to send N.Korea aid amid tensions

Seoul will also provide USD$3.5 million for aid projects run by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), which will provide health and medical treatment for children and pregnant women, as well as treatments for malnutrition. Qatar and Kuwait, key U.S. allies, said yesterday (Sept. 19) they would stop issuing visas for North Korean laborers , curtailing another source of hard cash for Pyongyang.

Global Media London attack: Commuters head back to work; 2 men in custody
Author: 0 London attack: Commuters head back to work; 2 men in custody

Announcing the threat level was being lowered, Rudd said: "I would urge everybody to continue to be vigilant but not alarmed". Islamic State militants said they were responsible for the attack although both British and USA officials have cast doubt on the claim , saying there was no evidence any recognized militant group had ordered or organized the bombing.

Author: 0 Donald Trump sticks middle finger up at North Korea with new sanctions

The comments are the North's first response to Mr Trump's speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, during which he vowed to "totally destroy North Korea" if provoked. He also said North Korea will keep responding to the USA to show it is "standing up", because "they have to show that they still think they have some kind of power" for its domestic audience and Trump is doing the same thing.

Author: 0 Quake in Mexico: Salma Hayek gives $ 100000 to help the victims

Hayek, who was born in Mexico, attended college and started her career there, created the fundraiser through CrowdRise and pledged her own donation of $100,000 for UNICEF relief efforts. "Many children and families are hurt and in bad need", wrote the Oscar-nominated Frida star. The Mexican actress made a donation of $100,000 to aid the country after the 7.1 quake hit, and has already received over $250,000 from fans and supporters via her CrowdRise page .

Global Media Sixth person arrested over Parsons Green bomb
Author: 0 Sixth person arrested over Parsons Green bomb

The 21-year-old has been identified by his employers as Yahyah Farroukh, but the identity of the other man has yet to be released. Meanwhile police have erected a high, solid metal security wall around the Cavendish Road house of foster carers Ronald Jones, 88, and his wife Penelope, 71, plus several neighbouring properties, blocking off the street.

Global Media David Lappartient stuns Brian Cookson to become new UCI president
Author: 0 David Lappartient stuns Brian Cookson to become new UCI president

He vowed to ensure independence and transparency in drug testing and "continue the fight against technological fraud", although he said the UCI would "need to implement new systems". He added: "I am deeply honoured to address my first presidential speech, you [delegates] have just elected me president of the UCI and I am very grateful for your support and wish to thank you from the bottom of my heart".

Global Media China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea
Author: 0 China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea

Under an agreement reached at bilateral talks in Stockholm in May 2014, North Korea promised to reopen its investigation into the whereabouts of the remaining Japanese abductees and set up a special committee for the probe. That one-on-one will be followed by a lunch hosted by the U.S. President along with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. North Korea "may take further provocative actions including launching ballistic missiles that would fly over Japan again in the future", Onodera said, ...

Global Media Facebook agrees to release information about Russian-purchased ads to Congress
Author: 0 Facebook agrees to release information about Russian-purchased ads to Congress

And says, "I don't want anyone to use our tools to undermine our democracy". Mark Zuckerberg outlined how Facebook will try to protect elections. "But that just wouldn't be realistic", he said . Reports last week also saw that Facebook, along with other social media, allow users to advertise specifically to certain hate groups such as "Jew haters".

Global Media Americans need tax reform, says White House
Author: 0 Americans need tax reform, says White House

The move also suggests Trump's vaunted plan to slash corporate and individual taxes, the age-old trickled-down secret sauce he plans to deploy to goose economic growth to his target of 3% to 4% , is in serious jeopardy. A lot of the commentary about Republican tax legislation posits a distinction between "tax cuts" and "tax reform", the idea being that the latter scales back distortionary tax breaks and is therefore both harder and more virtuous.

Global Media Escaped Nebraska inmate captured in western Iowa
Author: 0 Escaped Nebraska inmate captured in western Iowa

Scott was transported to the jail and is being held on out-of-state charges of escape and false imprisonment. Scott was serving two to four years for fifth-offense drunken driving conviction when he escaped. One Dodge County deputy was injured and is going to the hospital for evaluation, but it's unclear how bad the deputy's injuries are. Scott is believed to be in possession of a 40-caliber Glock semi-automatic handgun.

Global Media Tracking Jose: Wind Gusts So Far
Author: 0 Tracking Jose: Wind Gusts So Far

Those storms were found northeast of the center of circulation. Clouds associated with Jose stretched from North Carolina up to Nova Scotia, Canada. On Cape Cod, 45 mph to 55 mph wind gusts are expected with winds gusting as high as 60 mph on the island of Nantucket. The minimum central pressure based on data from the Air Force Hurricane Hunters is 976 millibars.

Global Media South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea

South Korea had submitted a draft resolution for a global ceasefire to start just before the Games, which are due to take place on February 9-25, 2018, the official said. Negotiation is the only way out. Two missiles fired by North Korea in recent weeks flew over Japan . South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, met on the sidelines of the U.N.

Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea president Moon Jae-in meets Thomas Bach

In a hard-edged speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" for his repeated ballistic missile tests. The relocation came after a North Korean missile was test-fired last week and flew over southern Hokkaido and landed in the Pacific off the island's east coast - the second flyover in less than a month.

Global Media Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy
Author: 0 Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy

President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY. Last Thursday, North Korea threatened to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and reduce the United States to "ashes and darkness" for supporting a UN Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test .

Global Media Pence plans IN trip to push GOP tax overhaul effort
Author: 0 Pence plans IN trip to push GOP tax overhaul effort

In his debut address to the assembly, Trump called North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un "rocket man" and threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if the US must defend itself. Besides peacekeeping reform, Pence called for a change in the U.N. Human Rights Council, denouncing the Geneva-based body for seating some of the "worst human rights violators", like Cuba and Venezuela, as well as for its criticism of Israel.

Global Media Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Hawija
Author: 0 Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Hawija

IS has been steadily losing ground and seeing its sprawling caliphate that in 2014 spanned a third of the territory of Iraq and also neighboring Syria crumbling fast. Iraqi and US military officials have said Baghdadi is probably holed up in the region, moving between safe houses along the border. The town is part of the Kirkuk governorate, which is disputed between the central government in Baghdad and the northern Iraqi Kurdish autonomous region, where a referendum on independence is ...

Global Media Pak finance minister faces arrest warrant
Author: 0 Pak finance minister faces arrest warrant

Chairman of the committee, Senator Saleem Mandviwala, categorically raised the demand of Ishaq Dar's resignation. However, the finance secretary, who was also present in the meeting, did not agree with the committee's point of view on the matter.

Global Media Study finds health bill would reshuffle dollars
Author: 0 Study finds health bill would reshuffle dollars

Kimmel said during his late-night speech that the measure, co-sponsored by Cassidy and Senator Lindsey Graham , not only failed to pass the " Jimmy Kimmel Test", but also the " Bill Cassidy Test". Now they have only until the end of the month to pass this latest bill . "Before you post a nasty Facebook message saying I'm politicizing my son's health problems, I want you to know: I am politicizing my son's health problems because I have to ", Kimmel said to a round of cheers and ...

Global Media Cassidy on Kimmel Criticism of Health Bill: 'Jimmy Doesn't Understand'
Author: 0 Cassidy on Kimmel Criticism of Health Bill: 'Jimmy Doesn't Understand'

He also encouraged his audience to campaign against Cassidy's health care overhaul pending in Congress. "Saying he "doesn't want to turn this into a Kanye and Taylor Swift-type situation", he said the situation can be equated to a bad pitch at a Yankees game where "[Cassidy] made a pitch that looked pretty good at first....but then it took a unsafe turn - and hit us right in the nuts".

Global Media NWS: Tropical Storm Watch canceled as Jose weakens
Author: 0 NWS: Tropical Storm Watch canceled as Jose weakens

By the end of the week, high pressure will settle in across the region, causing Jose to meander south of the region. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on Tropical Storm Jose on September 20 at 2:55 a.m.

Global Media Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis
Author: 0 Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis

In her speech Tuesday, Suu Kyi expressed sympathy for the "suffering of all people" swept up in the violence but did not address accusations of ethnic cleansing . U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has called the development "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing ". "The security forces have been instructed to adhere strictly to the code of conduct in carrying out security operations, to exercise all due restraint and to take full measures to avoid ...

Global Media South Korea to resume aid to North
Author: 0 South Korea to resume aid to North

President Moon Jae-in voiced support for stronger sanctions in response to the North's recent weapons tests, but his tone was in stark contrast to President Donald Trump's dark warning at the U.N. Moon made a speech in a meeting with top USA businessmen and investors in his administration's first overseas investor-relations event. The Unification Ministry, however, said that the actual provision of the funds would be implemented after considering overall situation including the inter-Korean ...

Global Media Arkansas High School Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse of Four Teens
Author: 0 Arkansas High School Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse of Four Teens

She's accused of having inappropriate relationships with four students, but the accusations don't end there. One of the students stated Goline texted him and asked him to go to her apartment, where they later had sexual intercourse. Authorities discovered that Goline had sex with the students on the same day. Principal Matt Wright asked if there was anything she needed to tell him, to which Goline replied, "I'm not going to lose my husband".

Global Media Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi for passing Women's Reservation Bill
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi for passing Women's Reservation Bill

The government of PM Modi had empowered women economically along with many acts, bills, Yojana and schemes that support women. At present, there are only 62 out of 543 MPs are women in the Lok Sabha, according to a PRS data. Perhaps the Manmohan Singh government bill was not passed in the Lok Sabha because of the stiff opposition face like Samajwadi Party , Trinamool Congress, and Rashtriya Janata Dal.

Global Media World oblivious to suffering of other minorities in Rakhine, says Myanmar Vice-President
Author: 0 World oblivious to suffering of other minorities in Rakhine, says Myanmar Vice-President

Mohammad Salimullah, one of the two Rohingya petitioners, said the authorities in New Delhi had always been helpful so he was hopeful the court would support the refugees. The court will hear the issue on October 3. Singh added that the "Principle of non-refoulement applies on those who have taken asylum in India". Rights groups have urged India to abide by its global obligations after the government said last month it had asked state authorities to identify and deport the Rohingya ...

Global Media $338M powerball victor charged with sexually assaulting child
Author: 0 $338M powerball victor charged with sexually assaulting child

Prosecutors say 49-year-old Pedro Quezada sexually assaulted the child from the time she was 11 until she turned 14. Quezada won a $338 million jackpot in March 2013 when he purchased the winning ticket at a Passaic liquor store. Quezada again made headlines when his girlfriend of 10 years, Inez Sanchez, also the mother of one of his five children, sued him for a cut of his winnings.

Global Media Trump Approval Rating Lifts Since February
Author: 0 Trump Approval Rating Lifts Since February

The president's disapproval rating was 52 percent, down from 55 percent in August, the poll showed. What remains to be seen is whether Trump's ratings will remain above the 40 percent mark, or whether, with hurricane season drawing to a close, and a Obamacare repeal effort back on the table, they'll again face the gradual erosion that characterized Trump's earlier days in office.

Global Media North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration
Author: 0 North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration

Also speaking on Sunday, the U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said that military force was an option in dealing with North Korea as the global community runs out of diplomatic avenues. Mattis said after Kim tested a hydrogen bomb earlier this month that the US would answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response, a response both effective and overwhelming".

Global Media Sean Spicer won't be offered a network job, report says
Author: 0 Sean Spicer won't be offered a network job, report says

Truly I do. So much so, I am really starting to regret that Carpool Karaoke we've taped with Steve Bannon. Critics on social media, including several reporters and White House correspondents, said it was "disgraceful" to give Spicer a platform after he "lied to the American people" from his West Wing lectern in the White House press briefing room.

Global Media South Korea approves $8m aid package for North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea approves $8m aid package for North Korea

The aid package did not include cash payments, the ministry said, and there was "realistically no possibility" that it could be of any use to the North Korean military. "Food and essential medicines and equipment to treat young children are in short supply", she said. The liberal South Korean leader also offered a message of peace in his address Thursday at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.

Author: 0 May briefs Cabinet to reboot Brexit talks

The Financial Times said May's top EU adviser has told his counterparts in several European that she would in Florence offer to fill a post-Brexit EU budget hole of at least 20 billion euros. A spokesperson for the government said the Prime Minister and her cabinet remained committed to ensure businesses were given "as much certainty as possible" during the Brexit process.

Global Media USA to consider resuming halted military aid to Egypt, Trump says
Author: 0 USA to consider resuming halted military aid to Egypt, Trump says

Netanyahu's office said the 90 minute meeting included a discussion about a range of regional issues and that al-Sissi expressed his desire to support Israeli-Palestinian regional peace efforts. On Sunday Egypt helped to broker a deal with the militant group Hamas to dissolve its administration in Gaza and seek Palestinian unity with the secular Fatah authorities in the West Bank.

Global Media Bali: fears of volcanic eruption after 5.7-magnitude tremor strikes
Author: 0 Bali: fears of volcanic eruption after 5.7-magnitude tremor strikes

Fears of a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Bali have been triggered by a large natural disaster nearby. Another (good) motivation to raise the alert is the fact that Agung counts as an extremely hazardous volcano in case of eruption: its often explosive eruptions typically produce pyroclastic and mud flows that would travel down its steep-sided flanks and directly threaten many villages.

Global Media N. Korean Diplomat Calls Trump's Threat 'Sound of Dog Barking'
Author: 0 N. Korean Diplomat Calls Trump's Threat 'Sound of Dog Barking'

Although the approval rate is still high, those surveyed said Moon had fallen out of favour due to North Korea's continued provocations and the government's decision to consider sending aid to North Korea, Realmeter said. As he faced the reporters, a lot of them asked his reaction to the speech of Donald Trump earlier in the day and he responded in a similar tone. "After allowing North Korea to research and build Nukes while Secretary of State (Bill C also), Crooked Hillary now criticizes".

Global Media UN Security Council condemns latest North Korea missile test
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns latest North Korea missile test

The United States has long accused North Korea of printing counterfeit U.S. banknotes. Last month, North Korea fired an intermediate range missile that also flew over Hokkaido into the ocean. On September 3 , North Korea said it tested a hydrogen bomb, leading to sanctions being passed against the country by the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday.

Global Media Tim Ryan: Dems 'Should Try to Be Willing Partners' With Trump
Author: 0 Tim Ryan: Dems 'Should Try to Be Willing Partners' With Trump

Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., of a measure embodying a liberal dream of government-run health insurance, a dramatic reshaping of the country's health care system. Cuomo said that there are signs that Congress was going to pass legislation because "there would be anarchy and it would be the ultimate injustice if they didn't" - noting that he doesn't care "what their bluster says".

Global Media Trump Says Nothing While North Korea Gets Fuel From Russian Companies
Author: 0 Trump Says Nothing While North Korea Gets Fuel From Russian Companies

In May, Seoul announced its move to spur civilian inter-Korean exchanges and assistance, but North Korea has rejected them, citing the South's support of United Nations sanctions . North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3 and has launched numerous missiles this year, including two intercontinental ballistic missiles and two other rockets that flew over Japan .

Global Media Pelosi pushes back at immigration protesters who heckled her
Author: 0 Pelosi pushes back at immigration protesters who heckled her

But dozens of young people instead rushed the stage and began chanting, "we are not a bargaining chip" and "all or us or none of us". But then the group stormed in carrying a banner, signs and chanting - "We undocumented youth demand a clean bill ..." That is a positive, compassionate move that should bring support from those who have worked hard to protect the 800,000 people who now live in daily fear of deportation from the only homeland they remember.

Global Media Myanmar police fire warning shots in Rakhine as mob attacks aid boat
Author: 0 Myanmar police fire warning shots in Rakhine as mob attacks aid boat

In an area largely barred from global observation, aid groups have been left to assemble a patchwork understanding of what's unfolding-but by almost all indications, it's exceedingly grim. The government in its 16-page affidavit expressed fear of violence against Buddhists living in India by radicalised Rohingyas. Meanwhile, it is expected that the OIC use its leverage to further shed light on the situation in Myanmar and actively engage in campaigns for mobilization of humanitarian ...

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