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Worldwide New SM-6 intercepts ballistic missile target at sea
Author: 0 New SM-6 intercepts ballistic missile target at sea

The test comes after North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close USA ally that sends a clear message of defiance as Washington and Seoul conduct war games nearby.

Worldwide South Korea: Kim Jong Un's third child born in February
Author: 0 South Korea: Kim Jong Un's third child born in February

First lady Ri Sol-Ju delivered the couple's third child in February, the Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday, citing South Korean lawmakers who were briefed by the National Intelligence Service. According to NK Leadership Watch , a project of the US-Korea Institute, Kim Il Sung had six children and two wives, while his son and successor Kim Jong Il had seven children with four women.

Worldwide Ian Wright savages Arsenal & Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Ian Wright savages Arsenal & Arsene Wenger

If he's not got Arsenal , I don't know what would happen to him. Well we all know how that played out, but what it clearly showed, as well as many other games over the past few seasons is that Arsenal have defensive problems and they just don't seem to be solving.

Worldwide Israeli PM Says Iran Is Building Missile Factories
Author: 0 Israeli PM Says Iran Is Building Missile Factories

Guterres spoke of improving economic and social conditions for Palestinians to provide them with a "dividend" and incentive for peace. "On behalf of World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. The Russian press reported that the Israeli prime minister told Putin that the Guards of the Islamic Revolution of Iran and Hezbollah fighters have been preparing to attack Israel by using Syria as a springboard.

Worldwide Photo shows senior citizens sitting waist-deep in floodwater from Harvey
Author: 0 Photo shows senior citizens sitting waist-deep in floodwater from Harvey

A widely shared photo this week showed senior citizens in a suburban Houston nursing home, waiting helplessly to be rescued as floodwaters rose around them. "They were basically told no one was coming because they couldn't reach them", McIntosh said. Her daughter Kim said: "It's never even flooded past the sidewalk".

Worldwide I Plan to Help GOP Candidates, Not Be One — Arpaio to Newsmax
Author: 0 I Plan to Help GOP Candidates, Not Be One — Arpaio to Newsmax

John McCain among other Republicans, but Trump pointed to a boisterous rally in Arizona last week as evidence that the people of Arizona stand with him. Of all the people to choose to pardon, Arpaio is perhaps not a surprising choice. Trump then went on to list previous presidential pardons. "In the middle of a hurricane, even though it was a Friday evening, I assumed the ratings would be far higher than they would be normally".

Worldwide European Union warns over UK Brexit talks progress
Author: 0 European Union warns over UK Brexit talks progress

UK's Brexit negotiator David Davis said that the numerous position papers on the withdrawal and the vision for a future partnership with the European Union ought to drive forward negotiations in all areas. Also, Mr Barnier, yesterday rejected claims of Continental disunity which was asserted by French President, Emmanuel Macron - and gave no indication he was prepared to bulge on the talks timetable despite Mr Davis's call for " flexibility and imagination " from both ends.

Worldwide Germany to help fund job training, improve refugee facilities in Egypt
Author: 0 Germany to help fund job training, improve refugee facilities in Egypt

Germany has allowed in more than one million asylum seekers since 2015, which put Merkel under massive political pressure from hard-right opponents and within her own conservative bloc. Merkel's arbitrary suspension of the Dublin Regulation, in fact, started the migrant influx from the Middle East and North African countries that continues to this day.

Author: 0 As Trump Bullies Over Border Wall, Mexico Offers Aid for Harvey Victims

The dollar rallied against the Mexican peso Monday as President Donald Trump doubled down on threats to pull the US from the North American Free Trade Agreement. "A wall alone can not stop the flow of drugs into the United States", Christopher Wilson, the deputy director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center, recently told Vox .

Worldwide Despite TDP winning Nandyal bypoll, Brahmananda Reddy can still be disqualified
Author: 0 Despite TDP winning Nandyal bypoll, Brahmananda Reddy can still be disqualified

While the TDP went with Brahmanand, who happens to be Nagi Reddy's nephew, the YSR Congress threw its lot behind Mohan Reddy - who defected from the ruling party's ranks after being denied a ticket at the eleventh hour. Opposition YSR Congress (YSRC) has played down the defeat. "Since it was a solitary bypoll, the state focused with great concentration, but one can call it a referendum only if bypolls are held in all 20 seats and see if the government can focus on all these seats in equal ...

Worldwide Battle for Bawana: Counting of votes underway
Author: 0 Battle for Bawana: Counting of votes underway

The Congress had won 17 seats in the February assembly polls, as compared to 12 by the BJP , but swift manoeuvring enabled the BJP to stake claim to power by aligning with Goa Forward, Maharshtrawadi Gomantak Party and Independent MLAs. In Delhi, the three major political parties - the ruling AAP, the BJP and the Congress - are vying for a win in Bawana which is being seen as a barometer of political influence in the city.

Worldwide Kenya plastic bag ban comes into force after years of delays
Author: 0 Kenya plastic bag ban comes into force after years of delays

The council pledged to work with the government in creating awareness on the ban and on environmentally friendly alternatives. Similar bans have been implemented in other African countries such as Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania and Malawi.

Author: 0 United Kingdom should stay in European Union single market in transition: Labour

He says that should avoid a "cliff edge" situation for the British economy. UK Labour Party would seek a transitional deal on Brexit that would allow the country to remain in a customs union with the European Union and the single market, Keir Starmer, the party's Shadow Secretary of State for Brexit, said in an op-ed in The Guardian newspaper.

Worldwide Mass clashes in Myanmar
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The UN believes those security "clearances" may have amounted to ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya, a mainly Muslim minority living in Buddhist Myanmar. "They fired so close that I can not hear anything now", Mohammad Zafar, 70, said of armed Buddhists who had shot dead his two sons in a field. "She's been shockingly irresponsible with this crisis", he said.

Worldwide Local Red Cross volunteers heads to Texas to help after Harvey
Author: 0 Local Red Cross volunteers heads to Texas to help after Harvey

In addition, 7 members of the Red Cross Disaster Assistance Response Team left NY for Texas on Sunday to support the Red Cross response to Hurricane Harvey . Forecasters are predicting rainfall from Harvey could reach 50 inches in some areas, the highest ever recorded in Texas, according to The Associated Press.

Worldwide 36 dead in India after the conviction of a guru for rape
Author: 0 36 dead in India after the conviction of a guru for rape

Ram Rahim Singh attends the premiere of a movie in New Delhi in May. Media vehicles were vandalized by Dera supporters, some OB vans were set ablaze. With court to pronounce the quantum of punishment to Singh on Monday, police said necessary security arrangements have been made to prevent recurring of violence.

Worldwide Police searching for suspect connected to August 12 assault in Charlottesville
Author: 0 Police searching for suspect connected to August 12 assault in Charlottesville

Police said Saturday that they have identified 35 victims in the auto attack. In the days after the violence in Charlottesville, local police faced criticism for failing to stop violence at the hands of white supremacists. State police officers can be seen in the video standing near where Preston fired on the counterprotester, but a state police spokeswoman said troopers did not hear or see the incident due to the noise and chaos.

Worldwide Thailand's Former PM Has Fled Abroad
Author: 0 Thailand's Former PM Has Fled Abroad

Critics say they were effectively a means of vote buying, while Yingluck supporters welcomed them and argue the case against her is politically motivated. "So there was no use for her to stay and face the judgement". The source also said her escape was approved by a "high-ranking national security officer".

Worldwide Iraqi forces seize most of Tal Afar from Islamic State
Author: 0 Iraqi forces seize most of Tal Afar from Islamic State

Iraqi military forces have advanced to the center of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar after securing several surrounding neighborhoods, according to a military statement. Iraqi officials often declare areas to be liberated while some fighting continues. Iraqi forces, backed by the US -led coalition, launched fresh military operations on Sunday aimed at decisively wresting Tal Afar from IS.

Worldwide Donald Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka out of White House
Author: 0 Donald Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka out of White House

Gorka at one time worked for Bannon at Breitbart . Gorka moved quickly to claim that his departure was a resignation, not a firing. "G$3 iven recent events, it is clear to me that forces that do not support the MAGA promise are ― for now ― ascendant within the White House ", Gorka wrote in a letter obtained by the outlet.

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