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Three held over death of British adventurer Emma Kelty in Brazilian Amazon

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According to official sources, a 17-year-old boy is arrested in connection with the murder. "So in or near coari (100km away) i will have my boat stolen and i will be killed too". Emma, a former headteacher from Finchley, north London, had been spooked by reports of pirates and drug lords who roam the jungle regions. The self-confessed adrenaline junkie had only begun serious kayaking earlier this year, weeks after skiing a return solo journey to the South Pole. Read More »

North Korea fuel prices soar after U.N. sanctions capping supply

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday that previous comments by Donald Trump about " fire and fury " if North Korea did not cease threatening the U.S. The US and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-1953 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace treaty. Read More »

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

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But it was Trump's remarks about North Korea that prompted the loudest buzz in the soaring, green-hued General Assembly hall, where Trump spoke to more than 100 world leaders and diplomats. The U.S. under Trump hasn't withdrawn from NAFTA, hasn't abandoned North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, hasn't started a trade war with China or scuttled the Iran nuclear deal. Read More »

Seeking Military 'Equilibrium' With US, Says North Korea

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General Assembly this week, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. The North also fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific on Friday, responding to fresh new United Nations sanctions with what appeared to be its longest-ever missile flight. Read More »

World leaders face crises in North Korea and Myanmar at UN

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China, the main supplier of North Korea's fuel, backed the measures. Nikki Haley , the United States' ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday that President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" comment last month about North Korea's nuclear program was not an empty threat. Read More »

Former Carolina Panther Charles Tillman is training to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Prospective agents must be at least 23 years old to begin training, but they also must be younger than 37. The former Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers cornerback will turn 37 in February. Tillman retired from the National Football League in 2015, after a 13-year career spent nearly entirely in Chicago. The gig didn't last long, however, Tillman didn't return this year as Fox put the show through a major personnel overhaul. Read More »

Russian FM: "Russia interested in bringing ties with United States back to normal"

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Putin's order itself was in retaliation for new sanctions imposed in July after the US Congress chose to punish Moscow for its reported interference in the 2016 American presidential election. Kosachev didn't mention the fact that both U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster issued similar threats of military action, speaking on Sunday talk shows. Read More »

H-1B visa processing resumes

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In a major relief to Indian IT professionals on Tuesday, the United States citizenship and immigration services ( USCIS ) said that it has resumed fast processing of H-1B visas subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap that has been set at 65,000. Read More »

3-month-old girl missing from NC; parents suspected of abducting her

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Anyone with information should call 911, the release said. Authorities say he has brown hair and brown eyes. The man, 39, is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. Their direction of travel is unknown but could possibly be to Ocala, FL or Valdosta, GA. She has brown hair, green eyes and a tattoo on the right side of neck that reads "Faith". Read More »

Melania Trump threatens to sue… again

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Buric said they were very sorry that the billboards were misunderstood as something meant to mock the first lady of the United States. Lawyer Natasa Pirc-Musar said she is "satisfied with the fact that the school admitted that they violated the law" and that the billboards were removed on Tuesday. Read More »

At UN, Britain To Push Internet Firms To Remove Extremist Content Quicker

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The Guardian cited a Home Office analysis that found Isis propaganda stays online for an average of 36 hours and 27,000 links with such extremist information were shared in the first 5 months of 2017. Earlier in the day, May will use her keynote speech to the U.N. General Assembly to speak of her personal experience of visiting terror victims in hospitals following attacks in London and Manchester this year. Read More »

US and Iran clash over wider inspections

President Donald Trump slammed the deal in a speech at the U.N. General Assembly. "I actually think with the capability of Bibi and frankly the other side, I really think we have a chance", Trump said . But he moved on to the next point, noting that a peace deal with the Palestinian Authority is very high on the president's agenda. President Donald Trump's first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday prompted a mix of praise and condemnation from US politicians ... Read More »

Some Rohingya have links with Pakistan terror groups, Centre tells Supreme Court

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The government of the day gave them legal sanction some for political reasons and others on humanitarian grounds, he said. The Centre told the top court that the Rohingya matter was not justifiable and when there existed a fair procedure prescribed by law for deportation, it should be left to "the Central government to exercise its essential executive function by way of a policy decision in the larger interest of the country". Read More »

Orange County Public Schools waives four instructional days after Irma

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There are 5.5 million policyholders with USA flood coverage nationwide. As of noon Monday, almost 4 percent of the homes and businesses in Florida were without power. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness have banded together to provide the meals to all students impacted by Hurricane Irma . Read More »

With PM inbound, Trump steals UN spotlight

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During the speech , he also referred to Kim Jong-un's regime in North Korea as " depraved ", and called the leader " rocket man ". "If the righteous many do not confront the wicked few, then evil will triumph", he told the 193 member-state delegations gathered at the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, calling the North Korea regime " depraved ". Read More »

Pakistan, US agree to resolve bilateral issues with dialogue

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Addressing the OIC Contact Group meeting at the United Nations headquarters, PM Abbasi assured the OIC that it would have Pakistan's "firm and abiding support to this virtuous cause". In the bilateral meeting between the two today, the Iranian president and PM Abbasi discussed strengthening of relations between the two countries and the issues of regional peace and security. Read More »

Hamas militant dies in Gaza tunnel incident

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The PA also continues to pay the guaranteed monthly stipend of families of Palestinian martyrs and prisoners whether they live in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) or the Gaza Strip. But there is still no easy solution to the border problem. Hamas militants launched attacks against Israel through tunnels during Operation Protective Edge in 2014. Read More »

Papua New Guinea and Nauru resettlement arrangements

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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said the processing of other people was continuing, and further decisions by U.S. authorities were "expected in due course". The Australian Government said 100 had accepted voluntary repatriation and would leave soon. New concerns were raised in July by the sudden withdrawal from PNG of American officials assessing the refugees, days after the USA passed its annual 50,000-refugee intake cap. Read More »

South Jersey To Feel The Impacts Of Hurricane Jose Tuesday

Flooding was reported in areas of Hampton Roads and North Carolina's Outer Banks Tuesday morning as Hurricane Jose was passing offshore. High tide is expected to bring added coastal flooding tonight . Since the storm center looks to track far to our southeast, strong winds for New Hampshire look unlikely. Some outdoor sporting events may need to be rescheduled. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi is non-serious person: Dy CM

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Calling All India Congress Committee (AICC) vice president, Rahul Gandhi as non-serious person, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Monday said that the Congress party is playing politics to hoodwink the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Read More »

Tamil Nadu guv Vidyasagar Rao returns from Delhi

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Appearing on behalf of eight MLAs, senior advocate Dushyant Dave argued that the Anti-defection law was being misused by the Speaker and the disqualification was an attempt to win the floor test . Palaniswami's meeting with the governor assumes significance as he has the support of 113 MLAs and to prove a majority, he needs the support of 108 MLAs in the 215-member Assembly - 18 rebel MLAs have been disqualified. Read More »