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Author: 0 Japan to deploy additional missile defence system in north: Defence ministry

Xinhua did not directly link the drills to current tension over North Korea . Song continued that the North was very much likely to conduct more missile tests in the future, and that the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, where it conducted all six of its past nuclear experiments, was prepared to hold a seventh test at "any time".

Global Media S&P downgrades China's credit rating
Author: 0 S&P downgrades China's credit rating

While the credit growth has fueled China's economic expansion and high asset prices, "we believe it has also diminished financial stability to some extent", the agency said. Rating agency S&P lowered China's sovereign credit rating Thursday - something they haven't done in nearly two decades. You may remember the first week of January 2016 - stocks had their worst start to a New Year ever, with the S&P 500 falling 4.5% that week, amid fears of a slowing China economy.

Global Media Russian Federation rebukes Trump, says to 'defend' Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 Russian Federation rebukes Trump, says to 'defend' Iran nuclear deal

Lavrov added that a collapse of the Iran nuclear deal would give North Korea little incentive to drop its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief. Elsewhere in his speech, Lavorv rejected U.S. claims that his country was in breach of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, which bans ground-launched Russian and American intermediate-range missiles.

Global Media Minnesota targeted by Russia-backed groups before 2016 election
Author: 0 Minnesota targeted by Russia-backed groups before 2016 election

Washington was one of 21 states targeted by Russian hackers, said Erich Ebel, a spokesman for Wyman. DHS said that there was "no evidence of any impact to voting anywhere". Only the Central Voter Registration database is Internet-capable, and it is protected by passwords, a firewall, and regular monitoring. Wisconsin elections officials are putting together a formal security plan in advance of next fall's election.

Global Media India says Rohingyas a threat as Myanmar seeks global help
Author: 0 India says Rohingyas a threat as Myanmar seeks global help

The state counsellor also realised rather early in her political career that this minority - barely 1million - does not count for much in a Buddhist majority country that has had historical misgivings about Islam. They have prayed for the issuance of a direction to the Centre to refrain from deporting the Rohingyas and also to provide them with basic amenities so as to ensure that they can live in human conditions as required by worldwide law.

Global Media Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea
Author: 0 Russian Federation and China urge 'peaceful' solution with North Korea

The U.S. and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty. Asked about Trump's warning last month that the North Korean threat to the United States would be met with " fire and fury ", Haley said: "It was not an empty threat ".

Author: 0 Lavrov confirms Russia's commitment to maintain sustainability of Iran nuclear deal

He wouldn't tell reporters what he's decided, but he's made no secret in past of how he feels about Iran and in particular how he feels about the nuclear deal reached in 2015 under Barack Obama . "When the announcement is made, it will fit in to a fundamentally sound and broad strategy aimed at addressing Iran's destabilizing behavior and prioritizing protecting American vital interests", he said .

Global Media Bangladesh flash floods add to Rohingya Muslims' misery
Author: 0 Bangladesh flash floods add to Rohingya Muslims' misery

Mr Guterres had on Tuesday told the UN General Assembly: "The authorities in Myanmar must end the military operations, allow unhindered humanitarian access and recognise the right of refugees to return in safety and dignity; and they must also address the grievances of the Rohingya, whose status has been left unresolved for far too long".

Global Media Rouhani vows to strengthen missile program, support
Author: 0 Rouhani vows to strengthen missile program, support "oppressed people"

Many fear pulling out of the agreement would lead to Iran's quick development of nuclear weapons, and most likely result in a military conflict, with unpredictable consequences. "Change it, or cancel it. Fix it, or nix it", he said. He also slammed what he suggested were double standards in USA foreign policy , telling the audience Iran did not "promote freedom in one place while supporting dictators elsewhere".

Global Media N KOREA'S Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'deranged'
Author: 0 N KOREA'S Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'deranged'

The executive order Trump inked just ahead of the lunch enhances Treasury Department authorities to target individuals who provide goods, services or technology to North Korea , Trump said. Earlier this month, North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date and fired a ballistic missile over Japan. Barnaby Joyce says Kim Jong Un would be insane to test a hydrogen bomb in Pacific.

Global Media Latest GOP Health Care Bill Would Bring Idaho Increase In Federal Funds
Author: 0 Latest GOP Health Care Bill Would Bring Idaho Increase In Federal Funds

Instead, states would get a pot of money through 2026, and it would be up to them to figure out how to spend it on health care. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said the House would vote on a bill if it passes the Senate. "The current bill isn't repeal". The bill also, like previous bills, would set per capita caps, would set fixed amounts on payments to the state for Medicaid .

Global Media School board to discuss Irma makeup days next week
Author: 0 School board to discuss Irma makeup days next week

The School Board of Manatee County will discuss Hurricane Irma makeup days next week. Prior to the storm, officials had canceled classes on Friday, Sept. According to school district communications specialist Melissa Parker, board members will take time during the meeting at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday in the boardroom, located at 215 Manatee Ave.

Author: 0 Trump's 'foolish' comments on Iran rooted in United States defeats in West Asia

Ayatollah Khamenei deemed one of the main reasons for the West's anger at the Iranian nation "the ever increasing advancement of the Islamic establishment's influence in regional and worldwide issues", adding "US President's address with those highly offensive and idiotic words better suited for a gangster, did not make the American nation proud".

Global Media Anthony Scaramucci: Steve Bannon has white nationalist
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci: Steve Bannon has white nationalist "tendencies"

Spicer also told Paula Faris that he did resign from his post in response to Scaramucci's hiring, and Spicer wasn't surprised the comm directer was dismissed so soon "after some of the things that occurred". "You know, people who have messianic complexes they think that they're the answer, they think that they're the solution, and what we know about our country and know about our government is it's set up a system of checks and balances where it has to be a collaboration".

Global Media Lead stars of Golmaal Again launch official trailer at an event
Author: 0 Lead stars of Golmaal Again launch official trailer at an event

The trailer stands true to the film's tagline which it had been displaying on all the posters so far-"Iss Diwali Logic Nahi Sirf Magic". Shreyas Talpade rolls his tongue when he utters the letter "s" and Arshad Warsi is doing what he did in the last three Golmaal movies - poking fun at his own friend Gopal aka Ajay Devgn .

Global Media Trump will campaign for Alabama Sen. Strange
Author: 0 Trump will campaign for Alabama Sen. Strange

The president endorsed Luther Strange , a former state attorney general who was appointed to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , and he has repeatedly encouraged Alabamians to vote for Strange in the Republican primary runoff election on Tuesday.

Global Media Trump signals new sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump signals new sanctions against North Korea

Tensions between the United States and North Korea have ratcheted up after the sixth and most powerful nuclear test conducted by Pyongyang on Sept 3 prompted the United Nations Security Council to impose further sanctions last week. North Korea complained in newly unearthed letters that USA -led sanctions were depriving it's starving, suffering populace of essential aid and materials - such as ski equipment.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un says Donald Trump is 'deranged', 'playing with fire'

North Korea's Foreign Minister says his regime may consider testing a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean , as Pyongyang and Washington continue to exchange military threats. Banks have now stopped handling any individual loans connected to North Korea , the source said. Citing anonymous sources, AFP and Reuters news agencies reported on Thursday that the European Union had reached an agreement on additional sanctions targeting North Korea , including a ban on investments and oil ...

Global Media Betsy DeVos Just Revoked A Major Directive On Campus Rape
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos Just Revoked A Major Directive On Campus Rape

Sen. Lamar Alexander, a Republican who chairs the Senate's Health and Education Committee, said Friday that he was "glad" to see DeVos giving schools more leeway to deal with the "complex" problem of sexual assaults on college campuses and praised her "commitment to helping colleges protect the safety and rights of all students".

Global Media Trump Scrapping Travel Ban in Favor of Targeted Restrictions
Author: 0 Trump Scrapping Travel Ban in Favor of Targeted Restrictions

The second version of Trump's ban, excluding Iraq from the list of Muslim countries signed in March faced more than two dozen lawsuits in USA courts, and the 9th Circuit court of Appeals in the state of Washington succeeded in halting the order, arguing it violated constitutional protections against religious discrimination.

Author: 0 Germany will strive to save Iran nuclear deal - Gabriel

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the UN General Assembly earlier that the UN Security Council endorsed the nuclear deal and "one or two countries" could not decide its fate. Gabriel said it was "tragic" that the only agreement aimed at preventing the spread of nuclear weapons was being called into question. She said that, "it's not for one party or the other to certify this".

Global Media Honeypreet's Ex-Husband Scared For His Life, Makes Scandalising Allegations
Author: 0 Honeypreet's Ex-Husband Scared For His Life, Makes Scandalising Allegations

He further added that Gurmeet would treat him as his son. Ram Rahim always kept a big box of arms along, his men used it to put in whichever auto Ram Rahim traveled in. "The search operation went on for about three hours", an official said. The Haryana Police on Monday released a list of 43 people involved in the Panchkula violence that broke out on August 25.

Author: 0 Tillerson stresses diplomacy on North Korea amid threats

Continued threats from the North "will not create safety for the regime but will rather stiffen our collective resolve and our commitment to deterring North Korean aggression", Tillerson said, calling the North "a case study in why nations must work to preserve and strengthen global nonproliferation norms".

Global Media China calls for restraint when asked about North Korea hydrogen bomb threat
Author: 0 China calls for restraint when asked about North Korea hydrogen bomb threat

Financial markets have had only a muted reaction to the dispute in recent months, but on Friday assets regarded as havens for investors jumped immediately after the news of North Korea's latest H-bomb threat. If enforced, the Chinese action Trump described could severely impede the isolated North's ability to raise money for its missile and nuclear development.

Global Media Former FBI Director James Comey delivers keynote address at Howard University
Author: 0 Former FBI Director James Comey delivers keynote address at Howard University

The group sang the old spiritual song, " We Shall Not Be Moved " and broke out into chants about being black. The flyer says Comey argued racism is not a serious issue within policing, that the Federal Bureau of Investigation under his leadership surveilled Black Lives Matter activists and that he popularized the controversial term "the Ferguson effect".

Global Media Netanyahu tells United Nations to 'fix it or nix it' on Iran deal
Author: 0 Netanyahu tells United Nations to 'fix it or nix it' on Iran deal

A day earlier, U.S. President Trump said that he was poised to tear up the accord, which was negotiated between six world powers and Iran. It was a very, very matter of fact exchange of how we see this agreement very, very differently. "An American government that chooses to trample on her legal and legitimate worldwide commitments, a conversation with such a government would be a waste of time", Rouhani told reporters on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly .

Global Media Royal Navy In Dramatic Rescue Of Mother & Children In Caribbean
Author: 0 Royal Navy In Dramatic Rescue Of Mother & Children In Caribbean

A boat called Ferrel radioed it was disabled and adrift near the island of Vieques in seas with 20 foot waves and 115 mile an hour winds. A woman and two 12-year-old boys - believed to be the dead man's family - waved frantically as a British Royal Navy helicopter approached to hoist them to safety in winds gusting up to 150 miles per hour.

Global Media Indonesia raises alert level of volcano in Bali to highest
Author: 0 Indonesia raises alert level of volcano in Bali to highest

Thousands of residents and tourists have been evacuated from the region near Bali's Mount Agung after tremors and smoke triggered fears of a pending eruption. It said its monitoring data and analysis indicated an increased probability of eruption but it could not estimate exactly when it would take place.

Author: 0 Trump signs new executive sanctions on North Korea

The sources said lenders were asked to fully implement United Nations sanctions against North Korea and were warned of the economic losses and reputational risks if they did not do so. Wang, whose country has faced repeated U.S. calls to take a tougher line, said in his address that North Korea should "not go further along a risky direction".

Global Media Tillerson: Iran nuclear deal must change if United States to stay
Author: 0 Tillerson: Iran nuclear deal must change if United States to stay

CHANG: Even so, is there a part of you that thinks maybe the US could have gotten a better deal - for instance, terms in there that could have addressed Iran's support for militant groups or terms that could have addressed holding Americans in prison? Though Trump has signed temporary waivers on sanctions against Iran, the administration must decide by October 15 whether to recertify Iran as compliant with the nuclear agreement.

Global Media Tropical Storm Warning for Southeast Massachusetts as Jose Lurks Off-shore
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Warning for Southeast Massachusetts as Jose Lurks Off-shore

A tropical storm warning remains in effect along the MA coast from Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach and includes Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. EDT (1800 UTC) when it was centered south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Jose is a large system with tropical-storm-force winds extending outward up to 230 miles from the center, resulting in far-reaching impacts.

Global Media North Korea Minister Calls Trump's Threat 'Sound of Dog Barking'
Author: 0 North Korea Minister Calls Trump's Threat 'Sound of Dog Barking'

China's foreign minister on Thursday called on North Korea not to go further in a "dangerous direction" with its nuclear program and said negotiations were the only way out of the crisis over Pyongyang's weapons development. Trump claimed that China's central bank has ordered its banks to curb trade with North Korea . "Whatever Trump might have expected, he will face results beyond his expectation", Kim said, adding that he would "tame" Trump "with fire".

Author: 0 Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile

Iran on Friday unveiled a new type of ballistic missile during a military march, with a 2000-km range and capable of carrying several warheads. "The missile has become smaller in size (compared to other Iranian ballistic missiles) and more tactical, and it will be operational in the near future", Hajizadeh said without further elaboration.

Author: 0 Security Council has run out of options concerning North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim) Mattis will take care of it". "We don't want war". North Korea launched a missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday in defiance of new U.N. Analysts say that in the event of hostilities, millions of people in the Seoul area - as well as the 30,000 U.S. troops in South Korea - would be vulnerable to attack by the thousands of artillery pieces the North has positioned near the border, with potentially staggering casualties.

Global Media Myanmar ready to begin refugee verification process: Suu Kyi
Author: 0 Myanmar ready to begin refugee verification process: Suu Kyi

Long feted in the West as a champion of democracy in the Buddhist-majority country during years of military rule and house arrest, Suu Kyi has faced growing criticism for saying little about abuses faced by the Rohingya. "This would lead to social unrest", the government said. Rohingyas are minority Muslims in western Myanmar and have been fleeing their homes following an army crackdown on their villages that has left hundreds dead.

Global Media Foreign Office summons Indian envoy over firing at Working Boundary
Author: 0 Foreign Office summons Indian envoy over firing at Working Boundary

The Indian DGMO also pointed out that the trend of infiltration alone the LoC continued with the active support of Pakistan forward posts which impacted peace. We are a professional Army and reserve the right to retaliate appropriately to any incident leading to loss of life of our troops, the Indian DGMO also said.

Author: 0 Chinese Foreign Minister Warns Against N. Korea at UN

The Russian government through its Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the UN General Assembly has expressed that it is "extremely concerned" by the comments from the U.S. To complement the United Nations measures, Taiwan said it would suspend liquefied natural gas, crude oil, and refined oil product exports to North Korea with effect from Tuesday, the economics ministry said in a statement.

Global Media Halloween decorations lead to 911 calls
Author: 0 Halloween decorations lead to 911 calls

The display shows what looks to be a human crushed by a garage door. He's merely a puppet stuffed with straw surrounded by fake blood in the name of Halloween. "Oh my gosh thought this was for real wow", one person said. "Despite it all, it's a good decoration for Halloween". However, one commenter wrote that the display could be potentially risky.

Global Media Catalonia on streets after Spain's arrests
Author: 0 Catalonia on streets after Spain's arrests

The interior ministry has told police in Catalonia they will not be able to take time off between September 20 and October 5. The protesters' response had begun on Wednesday as news of the police raids on Catalan government offices and the arrests spread through social media.

Global Media Who Is Michael Campbell? Drunk Minnesota Man Crashes Car, Killing Girlfriend
Author: 0 Who Is Michael Campbell? Drunk Minnesota Man Crashes Car, Killing Girlfriend

St. Thomas University held a remembrance gathering on Thursday, which was attended by Patel's close friends and students. Campbell has five driving-related convictions on his record. One of his roommates told police that Campbell had been " super drunk " before leaving the residence around 2 am the night of the fatal accident. Michael Campbell of Minneapolis has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular manslaughter following the death of 20-year-old Ria Patel .

Author: 0 Tillerson: Iran in "technical compliance" with nuclear deal, but problems remain

French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY. Speaking at the UN General Assembly of world leaders, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani responded forcefully to Trump's pugnacious speech on Tuesday by saying Iran would not be pushed around by a relative newcomer to the world stage.

Global Media Hindus say attacks are plots to take over Rakhine state
Author: 0 Hindus say attacks are plots to take over Rakhine state

Foreign diplomats, however, reacted to the speech favourably. The vice president's remarks, the strongest language from Washington to date, betrayed growing USA impatience with Myanmar (formerly Burma) leader and Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi , who has drawn criticism for her relatively muted response.

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