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Author: 0 European Union leaders to debate Macron's grand plan

According to Merkel's spokesperson Steffen Seibert, she embraced the "European passion" in Macron's view that the EU needs reform, adding that his speech contained "a lot of material" for dialogue. However, his plans fell through due to shock election results, which saw the anti-immigration, eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) emerge as the country's third-largest party.

Worldwide White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea
Author: 0 White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea

Ri then said North Korea might conduct the "most powerful" atmospheric hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean, but added that no one knew what Kim would decide. The individuals - North Korean nationals - represent the country's banks and work in China , Russia, Libya and the United Arab Emirates, the department said.

Worldwide Alabama Vote Is Boost for GOP Primary Challengers
Author: 0 Alabama Vote Is Boost for GOP Primary Challengers

Luther Strange's would have been. "I believe in the Second Amendment". "The fact is Roy Moore probably is more akin to Donald Trump than unusual". Odd was appointed to the US Senate earlier this year to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, whom Trump picked to be his attorney general.

Worldwide Accountability court indicts Pakistan finance minister
Author: 0 Accountability court indicts Pakistan finance minister

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB ) has submitted a list of 28 witnesses, to which the court has directed the trial to start producing witnesses on the said date as well. Dar has rejected the allegations and told Wednesday's hearing he would prove that his assets were within his means. "[A lot of] time has already been wasted".

Author: 0 Global crude hikes push CPC prices to seven-month high

United States crude oil inventories fell unexpectedly last week as refineries hiked output due to restarts following Hurricane Harvey and exports soared, while gasoline stockpiles posted a surprise build, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Worldwide Yingluck in Dubai, Junta Bosses Say
Author: 0 Yingluck in Dubai, Junta Bosses Say

The decision was rescheduled, and on Wednesday she was handed a five-year jail sentence in absentia for negligence in connection with her government's costly rice subsidy scheme. She fled Thailand shortly before the court had been expected to rule last month. As we've reported, "Thai media speculated that she might have fled the country and traveled to Singapore, on her way to to join her brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was overthrown by the military in 2006".

Worldwide Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck won't return to practice this week
Author: 0 Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck won't return to practice this week

Jim Irsay said early in the offseason that he was confident the franchise QB would be ready for Week 1, but Luck has not recovered as quickly as the team initially thought he would. Pagano says he's hopeful Luck will come back next week. He's doing great, there was no setback. Luck led the Colts to three consecutive 11-5 records in his first three seasons, throwing for a career-high 40 touchdowns in 2014, but injuries limited him to seven games in 2015.

Worldwide Tom Harkin Recalls Meeting With Menendez and Melgen, and Not Much Else
Author: 0 Tom Harkin Recalls Meeting With Menendez and Melgen, and Not Much Else

Prosecutors have shown that Menendez didn't report the free flights, or a $1,500-per-night hotel stay in Paris in 2010 paid for by Melgen's American Express points, on his Senate disclosure forms. Scott Smith, an worldwide trade specialist in the Commerce Department, testified at Menendez's and Melgen's corruption and bribery trial that a legal representative for Melgen met with him and his boss to ask that the donated equipment be removed, according to NJ Advance Media .

Worldwide Havens climb on North Korea as stocks point lower
Author: 0 Havens climb on North Korea as stocks point lower

The surviving pilot said after his release he was pressured by North Korean officials to confess that the helicopter had crossed into North Korea. In 2014, three aged North Korean fighter jets crashed in training over the course of two months, according to South Korean officials at the time.

Worldwide Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote in House
Author: 0 Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote in House

Speaker, not as a liberal or conservative. Mr. Speaker, I rise to say to the world that this is not what America is all about ", Green said during a floor speech Tuesday. Green previously called for the president's impeachment when he signed onto articles authored by Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) in July that argues Trump obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey in the midst of the bureau's "Russia Narrative" investigation.

Worldwide New Political Party in Japan Aims to Phase Out Nuclear Power
Author: 0 New Political Party in Japan Aims to Phase Out Nuclear Power

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved Japan's House of Representatives on Thursday, calling a general election in a bid to maintain his hold on power amid a lack of preparedness among opposition parties. The longer Abe left the election - which legally could be held no later than December next year - the greater number of candidates would likely be fielded nationwide by a new party established this week with charismatic Tokyo Gov.

Worldwide Boston Red Sox vs
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The Red Sox will miss everything Betts brings to their lineup and defense. Stressful. Always complicated somehow. One of Bautista's more iconic feats happened in the first inning while facing Porcello. "I was pitching like it was 1-0 or 2-1 the whole game", Happ said. So rather than these last few games being an opportunity to rest starters it's all hands on deck working harder than anticipated trying to wrap up a division title that looked all but secured just a couple of days ago.

Worldwide Business groups cheer GOP tax framework
Author: 0 Business groups cheer GOP tax framework

Higgins said Trump reiterated his commitment to focusing on economic growth and middle-class tax cuts. Vice President Pence is expected to hold events in MI and Wisconsin on Thursday to promote the tax plan with business leaders, with other Cabinet members and top administration officials fanning out the same day to talk about the benefits of overhauling the tax system.

Author: 0 Hurricane Maria path: Tropical storm and surge watches issued for North Carolina

According to the latest advisory from the Hurricane Center as of 5 a.m Atlantic Standard Time, Maria is about 290 miles east-northeast of Great Abaco Island and about 530 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. North Carolina's Outer Banks are bracing for the effects of Hurricane Maria, even though the storm is expected to pass the state at least 150 miles (240 kilometers) offshore.

Worldwide Student found with weapon at Absegami High School
Author: 0 Student found with weapon at Absegami High School

A 13-year-old Chandler student was arrested at his junior high school on Tuesday after authorities learned he had a revolver and a box of ammunition in his backpack. Clair County Juvenile Detention Center. A teacher saw Matthews and another boy in a hallway exchanging money, according to police and school officials.

Worldwide 25m unsafe abortions occur each year worldwide
Author: 0 25m unsafe abortions occur each year worldwide

Worldwide, 25 million unsafe abortions occurred every year between 2010 and 2014, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Guttmacher Institute . "And that is surprising because safe abortion is a simple intervention, scientifically speaking", said Dr. Bela Ganatra of WHO's department of reproductive health and research.

Author: 0 Help! Long Island school needs way to get donations to Puerto Rico

Officials are being specific about what they want to collect. On Sept. 26, he briefed Trump on the situation via video teleconference, and according to a White House readout , he "thanked President Trump for his leadership and quick action to approve emergency declarations for Puerto Rico".

Worldwide North Korea bolstering its defence
Author: 0 North Korea bolstering its defence

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho accused Trump of declaring war, and warned that his country would be ready to shoot down U.S. bombers. But by publicly naming the North Korean banks and their workers, the USA sent a signal that those banks are now considered off-limits.