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Barack Obama calls Donald Trump's efforts to repeal Obamacare 'aggravating'

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In his speech at a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation event in New York City, Obama also laid out an optimistic vision of the world's future while implicitly criticizing Republican President Donald Trump's "America First" philosophy. "But typically that's how progress is won, and how progress is maintained, on every issue", he said. "Yes, we face some extraordinary challenges", Obama said . Read More »

North Korean Ships Possibly Trying to Undermine Fuel Sanctions

Another enrolment official at the military-affiliated Harbin University of Science and Technology said the university had received diplomatic complaints from North Korea over its strict policy of blacklisting every scholarship application from the troubled neighboring state. Read More »

Halloween decorations lead to 911 calls

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A "job well done" citation has been issued to a Greene County homeowner for a very realistic Halloween display. Johnny Riddle made that frantic call to 911 after seeing what appeared to be a dead body in his neighbor's driveway. The department shared a post on Facebook, explaining that a dummy dressed in men's clothing by a garage door is not real. "Excellent imagination! I wish my garage faced the road and I would do something similar", said one Facebook user. Read More »

Tampa girl, 4, dies of gunshot reaching for candy

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Shane Zoller , who is 22, says he was in high school when he became a dad, and he would have had to quit school if not for his parents' help. The Hillsborough County medical examiner's office reported Nelly died when the bullet perforated her lungs, aorta and esophagus. Read More »

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Rips Trump's UN Speech: 'Ignorant, Absurd, and Hateful'

To make matters worse, pulling out of the agreement would potentially create another nuclear crisis on top of the one in North Korea that the president is already mismanaging through his reckless bluster. imposition of unilateral sanctions on Iran was "illegitimate and undermines the collective nature of global efforts". The president also hinted at plans for the deal, albeit without specificity, saying , "I don't think you've heard the last of it". Read More »

Myanmar tries to reassure the world over refugee crisis

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Anyone responsible for abuses in troubled Rakhine State would face the law, she said, adding that she felt deeply for the suffering of everyone caught up in conflict there. " Aung San Suu Kyi today demonstrated that she and her government are still burying their heads in the sand over the horrors unfolding in Rakhine State". Read More »

NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'

With each passing day we learn more and more that it's really "Trump first". "And I think we have a pretty good shot - maybe the best shot ever - and that's what we're looking to do". " Today, the world sees the same image of the United States that Iran has been trying to reveal for many years ", the major general added. The three leaders will also meet over lunch. Read More »

Third suspect held over London tube attack

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The Joneses have taken in hundreds of children since the 1970s and had only recently returned to fostering after being moved by the plight of youngsters caught up in the refugee crisis. Announcing the threat level was being lowered, Rudd said: "I would urge everybody to continue to be vigilant but not alarmed". The police investigation has focused on a foster home in Sunbury-on-Thames, a suburb of London where the 18-year-old is believed to have lived. Read More »

Suspect, 18, charged with Parsons Green terror attack

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He has also been charged with maliciously using an explosive substance in order to endanger life, or cause serious injury to property, under the Explosive Substances Act 1882. The charge came after London's police chief said the bomb that failed to fully detonate was loaded with explosives and shrapnel. She declined to confirm that 300 people are now under 24-hour surveillance by anti-terror officers, but said the force is "feeling the strain" of the shifting threat. Read More »

Russian Federation slams Trump over Iran nuclear deal comments

Mogherini noted that Issues that are out of scope of Iran nuclear agreement can be dealt with in various formats. But Trump , as quoted by Perry, suggested the deal could stand or fail on IAEA access to Iranian military sites, declaring "we will not accept a weakly enforced or inadequately monitored deal". Read More »

Netanyahu: Trump Willing to 'Fix' Nuclear Deal

Twelve, and each time to emphasize its threat. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , paying Trump the rare leader-to-leader gesture of attending his speech and applauding throughout, was clearly pleased. On Wednesday, a senior US official said Trump was leaning toward not certifying that Iran is complying with the pact, and letting Congress effectively decide whether to kill the agreement. Read More »

North Korea blames sanctions for child rights abuses

These sanctions will be forward looking and applied to behavior that occurs following today when President Trump signed the executive order. "I'm very proud to tell you that, as you may have just heard moments ago, China, their central bank has told their other banks - that's a massive banking system - to immediately stop doing business with North Korea", Trump said at the United Nations alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe . Read More »

Notre Dame RB Josh Adams' motto: 'Stay patient and keep pounding it'

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Viewers will have the ability to watch together from the best views in the stadium, while communicating verbally and interacting with each other's in-suite avatars throughout the experience. Defensively, the Irish are allowing just 18.7 points and 352 yards per game. Now do you believe me that the Spartan linebackers are the most important position group in terms of securing a Michigan State win? The Spartans have went under the total in both games as their defense has been quite stingy. Read More »

India Sends 'Newton' to the Oscars

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Rajkummar told IANS that it feels "brilliant, awesome and special that a film made with honesty and purity" has reaped benefits for the " Newton " team. The success of the film is because of the story and the way of narrating te script. And the performance of versatile Rajkummar Rao enthrals like always. Read More »

Graham-Cassidy versus other GOP health care plans

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Why is there such a rush to pass the Graham-Cassidy bill in the Senate? Then, a group of ten Republicans including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Arkansas Gov. But Cotton's spokesperson said that the person's account is incorrect and they want to hear from "as many Arkansans as possible". Avalere Health, a healthcare consulting firm, broke down which states would win and lose under the GCHJ. Read More »

Haley: Trump's fire, fury comment 'not an empty threat'

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If diplomacy fails, she says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "will take care of it". After a two-week stretch in which a defiant North Korea has fired multiple missiles over Japan and likely detonated a hydrogen bomb, the country shows no signs of bending to world condemnation and sanctions clamping down on exports. Read More »

UN Security Council warns against KRG independence referendum

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The 15 member states said Monday's non-binding vote could hinder efforts to counter so-called Islamic State (IS) and help displaced Iraqis return home. The foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran and Iraq held a rare trilateral meeting Wednesday in NY on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, days ahead of the non-binding September 25 referendum. Read More »

Trump signs new executive sanctions on North Korea

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Prior to their summit, Abe and Trump had a three-way meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. "We will continue to work with our allies and partners to stop North Korea from abusing the global financial system to further Kim Jong-un's reckless ambitions". Read More »

Uber could withdraw from London very soon after TfL withdraws licence

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The app reportedly employs 40,000 drivers and services 3.5m Londoners. Transport for London cited the company's approach to reporting serious criminal offenses, and its use of software that prevented regulators from monitoring the app. Traditional black cabs in the city are likely to smile over the decision, as the app-based ride-hailing service has been a cause of controversy. The Private Hire Vehicles ( London ) Act 1998 includes provision to appeal a licensing decision within 21 days ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to flag off Mahamana express between Varanasi- Vadodara

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The train which connects Gujarat to Uttar Pradesh will then leave Vadodara station for Varanasi . It is India's third Mahamana Express built under the Prime Minister's Make in India initiative . The coaches were designed by Vadodara-based firm Hindustan Fibre Glass and the rakes are developed in a recycle and refurbish way from old coaches used by Indian Railways for the past 10-12 years. Read More »

Stock Exchange seeks clarification from NDTV on Ajay Singh's stake-buy

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A report in The Hindu headlined " NDTV denies reports of takeover by SpiceJet" said, that sources at NDTV denied reports of SpiceJet's Ajay Singh taking over majority holding in the news channel. When asked about the NDTV deal, a SpiceJet official said "it's absolutely false and baseless". Ajay Singh is the co-founder and present owner of Indian low-priced airline SpiceJet. Read More »

Hassan Rouhani slams Trump in United Nations speech

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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is chairing the closed-door meeting to discuss the 2015 deal that President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap unless it is re-opened for negotiations. Meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House explained Trump's viewpoint on the JCPOA "and how to curtail Iran's destabilizing activities in the region". Read More »

Kidnapped Bengaluru youth's body found, six arrested

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On 12 September, Sharath left home around 6.30 pm on his new bike. Anxious parents of the automobile engineering student then got anxious and called him up but Sharath did not answer any of the calls. On a video shot on a cellphone, the college student pleads, "Hello Appa , I have been kidnapped". He warns his family that his kidnappers had weapons and were watching his sister too. Read More »