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Japanese PM to Visit India, Kick Off High Speed Bullet Train Project

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This will be the fourth annual summit between Modi and Abe, during which the focus of talks is expected to be on trade, defence and infrastructure. The BJP led government in Gujarat will set up an industrial park on a sprawling 1,555 hectare at Khoraj near Sanand in Ahmedabad district and it will be dedicated for Japan based companies. Read More »

The risk of nuclear war with North Korea

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North Korea's state-run television on Sunday aired a video of its leader Kim Jong Un hosting massive celebration events to congratulate his nuclear scientists and technicians who steered the country's sixth and largest nuclear test a week ago. Read More »

UNSC unanimously approves new sanctions against North Korea

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That's all in violation of past United Nations resolutions. The Trump administration has already targeted Chinese banks. MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Hi, Kelly. A Chinese state media editorial on Tuesday said the the USA should stop isolating North Korea and return to the table for talks. MCEVERS: The big question now is, how will this resolution be implemented? KELEMEN: I think it's likely to go through. Read More »

Red Cross in need of volunteers for Irma relief efforts

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He explained just what the hurricane victims need now. That's just half the lifespan of 1994's Hurricane John, which holds the record as the longest lasting hurricane (31 days) and the farthest-traveled (7,165 miles). "You can help the Red Cross with a financial donation", said Wallace. "That's why we couldn't get into some of the assigned places we were supposed to be in". Read More »

Samsung to Launch a Fold-able Smartphone by Next Year

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 sports a huge 6.3-inch Infinity Display panel and is nearly bezel-less. Tuesday, Samsung Electronics Co. said its aim to unveil a Foldable Galaxy Note smartphone next year under the Galaxy Note brand. If you want to be sure that your device is running the new Android 7.0 firmware you can check it easily. Galaxy Note 8 camera features: The front selfie camera of the phone had 8MP and the dual-rear camera comes with 12MP each. Read More »

N/Korea threatens US with 'greatest pain' after UN sanctions

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The world body on Monday banned North Korean textile exports, an important source of hard currency, and capped its imports of crude oil. The clampdown also caps imports of crude oil at the level of the last 12 months, and it limits the import of refined petroleum products to two million barrels a year. Read More »

US calls for Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

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After a week of intense negotiations, a unanimous Security Council vote against North Korea was viewed as politically more important than a strong us stand that risked division, diplomats said . SEX thimble Kim Jong-un was surrounded by adoring women as he threatened to heap more military misery and mayhem on the west. Those tools include more sanctions. Read More »

New Video Shows Downtown Miami Underwater After Hurricane Irma

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Jizreel Plancher calls out from the back of a truck to see if people need help the morning after Hurricane Irma swept through the area on September 11, 2017 in Naples, Florida. The National Guard was assisting in the recovery, county administrators said. and the aircraft carrier USS Lincoln is headed to Key West, along with three other navy vessels, where they will anchor and provide emergency services. Read More »

Kim Jong-un celebrates success of H-Bomb test

Trump said the new sanctions are "no big deal" and pale in comparison to what "ultimately will have to happen" to North Korea . "So I don't think a legal issue is almost as important as getting now a diplomatic solution to this crisis". Chinese UN ambassador Liu Jieyi again called for talks "sooner rather than later". "If North Korea-bound oil, mainly coming from China, decreases through pressure by the global community, it will be hard for North Korea to operate its missile brigades". Read More »

Kobach voter fraud commission still can't find Bigfoot

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Voting experts say there is no evidence of voter fraud. The Trump administration's Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity met in New Hampshire on Tuesday to take testimony on voter turnout and investigate whether widespread voter fraud exists. Read More »

On Rohingya Muslims, UN can't force India not to deport them

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They have lived in Myanmar's Rakhine State for centuries but have suffered and repressed under Burmese government. These claims have been denied heavily by Myanmar officials, yet the Rohingya is considered a " stateless " minority and are illegal immigrants in this heavily Buddhist country. Read More »

United States begging for war, not North Korea

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Instead, the resolution caps refined oil imports at 2 million barrels and crude oil imports at their current levels. Resolution 2375 also includes a ban on exports of North Korean textiles, a key source of revenue for the regime and restrictions on the use of North Korean workers overseas. Read More »

Muted backlash to Trump's bipartisanship signals warning for GOP

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This poses a problem for Republicans, as there is now no such tax proposal in Congress . "Passing tax reform , which hasn't been done in 31 years, that is a win", he said . Corporate profits hit new highs a year ago, and the S&P 500 corporations are devoting a record percentage of their earnings to buy back stocks, pay dividends and buy up competitors. Read More »

Tutu implores 'beloved sister' Daw Suu to end violence in Rakhine

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Some of those refugees have made it to Canada. Meanwhile, the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) has reiterated its support to Rohingya refugees. But Madam Suu Kyi largely remained silent on the matter despite being awarded a Nobel Peace Prize victor in 1991 for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights. Read More »

Apple announces third generation smartwatch with LTE

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If true, this could mean that the new Apple Watch could now carry on without an iPhone, with the new wrist-worn device having a cellular connection of its own. Oh, and Siri can now talk from the Apple Watch. The watch's antenna is built into the screen, and it uses a smaller electronic SIM card rather than a standard SIM. Read More »

United Nations imposes tough sanctions on North Korea

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Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the council it would be a "big mistake to underestimate this Russia-China initiative" for a so-called freeze-for-freeze, adding that Moscow would "insist on it being considered". North Koreans already working overseas can continue their work until their original permits expire. The UK ambassador to the UN, Matthew Rycroft, was asked why he thought the new sanctions would change North Korean behaviour considering the eight earlier resolutions had ... Read More »

Faster-moving Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3

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It can occur far from the storm itself, and cause rapid, devastating floods, hours before or after the storm hits. Nearly every mobile home park in the Keys had overturned homes, according to the governor. "This is a deadly and devastating hurricane, and every part of Florida will feel the wrath of this storm", Silagy said . Warnings of hazardous storm surges remained in effect through vast swaths of peninsular Florida , where more than six million people had been ordered to flee ... Read More »

410000+ customers without power — Georgia Power

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Unlike Hurricane Harvey, which shut down a dozen refineries on the Gulf Coast of Texas, causing gas prices to skyrocket around the country, Irma has had little impact on prices. But officials urged patience. "You will not survive all this storm surge", Scott said at a press conference. "Don't think just because this thing passed, you can run home". Read More »

Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma plows north

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Hillsborough County will remain in a state of emergency another week, a move created to remind residents to stay alert and to allow funding flexibility for relief efforts. By Monday afternoon, more than 800,000 Georgia Power and EMC customers mostly in coastal and south Georgia were without power. Some Florida utilities, including FPL, had warned customers it could take weeks to restore power in the hardest hit areas. Read More »

Sea surges may devastate parts of Florida: Governor Scott

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Irma's winds also toppled a crane that sat atop a building. - As Irma barrels toward Florida , as many as 26 million people in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba could be exposed to destructive winds and torrential rain, the Red Cross said , with 1.2 million people already battered by the storm. Read More »

Irma seen weakening to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon: NHC

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Crews will wait until it is safe again for crews to work. There will be heavy rain accumulations into Wednesday in parts of Florida , Georgia , Alabama, South Carolina , Mississippi and North Carolina, forecasters said . Gusts topping 90 miles per hour whipped Miami on Sunday, knocking out power to most of the city's residents. No major storm damage was reported in Alabama. Read More »

Pelosi declines to back Bernie Sanders' health care bill

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Taxes could rise for individual households, but might be offset by lower premiums and health-care costs overall. "This is something that's got to happen". "It takes an act of Congress to move us in the right direction on health care and sadly, we haven't seen that act of Congress yet". Bernie Sanders's forthcoming Medicare-for-all legislation are proposing ideas that would expand the government's role in health care. Read More »

Hurricane Irma's Destructive Journey By The Numbers

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As damage assessments continued on the Keys, stories also emerged of the harrowing ordeal some residents experienced after ignoring a drumbeat of official pleas to evacuate. The director of emergency services for Collier County, Dan Summers, said "We have dodged a bullet with the storm's track". Some Floridians will likely wait weeks before power is restored, utilities officials have said. Read More »

Indian priest abducted by ISIS in Yemen rescued

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The Secretary General then expressed deep gratitude to Bishop Paul Hinder, Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, under whose jurisdiction Yemen is situated who he said kept in "constant hope" that the Fr Tom would be released. He was in the custody of ISIS terrorists but his whereabouts were not known. "I am very sad that nothing has been done seriously in my regard", Father Tom said in the video, adding "If I were a European priest, I would have been taken more seriously". Read More »

Hurricane Irma hits Florida with wind, flooding

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Reed warned the power lines and trees could fall as winds grow stronger. The results: images and videos of intense flooding, building damage, the "negative surge" and downed trees. Irma, now downgraded to a tropical storm , ripped roofs off homes and caused flooding and power outages across the state. Gov. Rick Scott , who spent the days before the storm hit beseeching the islands' residents to evacuate, said Monday that he is flying down to the Keys to survey the damage. Read More »

Ted Cruz Blames Porn Tweet on a 'Staffing Issue'

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In the brief, Cruz argued that banning obscene devices was in the public interest, and the government should be granted "police powers" for the purposes of "discouraging prurient interests in sexual gratification, combating the commercial sale of sex, and protecting minors". Read More »

Nintendo NES Classic coming back next summer

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Retro consoles: Will Sega Genesis and Atari Flashback rival SNES Classic Mini? To be blunt, you're pretty much screwed. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime gave a similar reason to the Financial Times previously, saying that managing a complex global supply chain is a big "challenge". Read More »

Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch 3 launch

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Apple iPhone , iPad, or iPod touch users with Safari on iOS 9.0 and people can watch the live streaming directly on their devices of this much-touted event. The new version - iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus - will have a similar look as the current models but will contain faster internal operators and an improved camera . Read More »

Le gouvernement défend sa réaction après l'ouragan — Irma

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Mais Irma doit se renforcer en se rapprochant, avec des vents de plus de 240 km/h. Saint-Barthélémy et Saint-Martin, paradis tropicaux aujourd'hui dévastés, doivent maintenant affronter de nombreux problèmes dans un paysage de ruines: manque d'eau, de nourriture, pas d'électricité. Read More »

Fresh UN sanctions to help resolve NK's nukes: Seoul

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Celebrations were held in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the success of the test and the 69th anniversary of the founding of North Korea where Kim Jong-Un said the nuclear test was a "great victory won by the Korean people at the cost of their blood", Efe reported . Read More »

Irma Weakens After Hard Hits on Caribbean, Florida

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However, with more than 6.5 million account holders sitting in the dark, the vast majority of outages are in the Sunshine State, according to Florida Power & Light, Florida's largest electric utility company. It has weakened into a post-tropical cyclone and was expected to further fizzle out throughout the day, bringing "generally moderate rain" to a wide area of the Southeast and Tennessee and OH valleys, according to the National Weather Service. Read More »