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Global News North Korea 'tests hydrogen bomb' causing tremors
Author: 0 North Korea 'tests hydrogen bomb' causing tremors

The first suggestion that this was to be a far from normal Sunday in the region came when seismologists' equipment started picking up readings of an earth tremor in the area where North Korea has conducted nuclear tests before. and others say it is a missile test. Another photo showed a diagram on the wall of a bomb mounted inside a cone. A long line of US presidents has failed to check North Korea's persistent pursuit of missiles and nuclear weapons.

Global News United Kingdom considers options as North Korea threat grows
Author: 0 United Kingdom considers options as North Korea threat grows

North Korea sharply raised regional tensions last week with the launch of its Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile that flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific. "Millions of lives at stake not a game". Kim said he would watch the United States' actions before deciding whether to conduct more missile tests, including in waters around Guam, a US territory that is home to Andersen Air Force Base, from which the B-1B Lancer bombers participating in Thursday's drills took off.

Global News Final 9 Fade-Out Costs Leishman Shot at Biggest Win
Author: 0 Final 9 Fade-Out Costs Leishman Shot at Biggest Win

The 32-year-old Lewis won her 12th LPGA Tour title and first time since June 2014, ending a frustrating stretch that included 12 runner-up finishes. Leishman shot 30 on the front to build a two-shot lead, only for it to vanish with five bogeys on the back nine.

Global News Xi: BRICS Plus leaders agree on closer South-South cooperation
Author: 0 Xi: BRICS Plus leaders agree on closer South-South cooperation

China wants to put its relationship with India on the "right track", President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a meeting in Xiamen , the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. The prime minister said both countries will review developments in bilateral ties with a focus on "extensive" programme of development cooperation and socio-economic assistance India is undertaking in Myanmar.

Global News US bombers drill over Korean peninsula days after latest missile launch
Author: 0 US bombers drill over Korean peninsula days after latest missile launch

Early on Tuesday, North Korea fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 over Japan, prompting US President Donald Trump to say that "all options" were on the table in an implied threat of pre-emptive military action. Among other topics, they talked about Princess Kako, second granddaughter of the emperor, who is moving to the United Kingdom this month to study at the University of Leeds, where May's father also studied, the spokesperson said.

Author: 0 Kenya: Supreme court orders fresh elections to be held in 60 days

But opposition leader Raila Odinga filed a petition to the court claiming that results from more than a third of polling stations were fatally flawed. Paper forms that were supposed to match the electronic tallies were transmitted late or not at all, and court officials said some of them lacked official seals or had other irregularities.

Global News 'Massive military response' if North Korea attacks United States, defence chief threatens
Author: 0 'Massive military response' if North Korea attacks United States, defence chief threatens

South Korea's weather agency said the artificial quake caused by the explosion was five times to six times stronger than tremors generated by the North's previous five tests. The UN Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting - its second urgent session in less than a week. The United States is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea.

Author: 0 North Korea may have conducted sixth nuclear test

It even caused a manmade natural disaster, with Japanese and South Korean officials claiming that the tremor was up to 10 times more powerful than the one picked up after Pyongyang's previous nuclear test a year ago. This is North Korea's sixth-ever test of a nuclear weapon and the first since Trump took office. The statement questioned the growing global call for more sanctions, noting that sanctions so far had "not led to any positive outcome".

Author: 0 Supreme Court declares Kenyan presidential election invalid

Kenya's opposition leader, Raila Odinga , initially ignored the repeated advice from former President John Mahama, along with former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, to resort to the Supreme Court . "The Court's independent review has demonstrated Kenya's resilient democracy and commitment to the rule of law", the heads of mission stated. "The reason why this election was not well run was because the IEBC had so little time to run it", Cheeseman said, noting that new election ...

Global News Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled
Author: 0 Kenyatta's election annulled, fresh elections scheduled

The fate of the IEBC seems to be shaping up as the key battle between Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga in the rerun presidential election that needs to take place by October 31. It is not clear yet now what will happen in these coming 60 days since we no longer have a president elect nor a president. But global observers did not report any interference with the vote.

Global News Maria Sharapova takes down teen who idolized her at US Open
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova takes down teen who idolized her at US Open

Open officials putting the Dane on court 17, where she lost in the second round to Ekaterina Makarova . The Russian, 30, beat 18-year-old American Sofia Kenin 7-5 6-2 in the third round in NY. But she will need to cut out the errors that plagued her against 18-year-old Kenin, a fellow America-based player who was born in Russian Federation.

Global News Merkel's refugee policy under fire in key election debate
Author: 0 Merkel's refugee policy under fire in key election debate

The incumbent cautioned against such a move, saying it would be irresponsible to endanger ties with Turkey at a time when 12 German citizens are imprisoned there on political charges. "People who don't have the right to be in our country should leave it - people have already been deported", said Merkel, defending her open-door immigration policy, calling for fighting the causes of such crises, like the violence in Syria.

Global News North Korea confirms hydrogen bomb test
Author: 0 North Korea confirms hydrogen bomb test

It is clear, however, that each new missile and nuclear test gives the North invaluable information that allows big jumps in capability. Seoul officials revised their earlier estimate of 5.6 magnitude quake. as it seeks to balance resolve with reassurance to allies that Washington will uphold its decades-long commitment to deter nuclear attack on South Korea and Japan.

Global News Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities
Author: 0 Trump, Moon agree to boost South Korean missile capabilities

Harris encouraged greater trilateral cooperation among the United States, Japan and South Korea, which he called a partnership with a objective to meet the North Korean threat, the captain added. McMaster twice after the North's latest test. Trump made his remarks to reporters while visiting hurricane-hit Houston a day after he spoke with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and struck a deal allowing Seoul access to longer-range missiles as well as a potential arms sale.

Global News Funds for Harvey victims may be delayed without debt limit increase: Mnuchin
Author: 0 Funds for Harvey victims may be delayed without debt limit increase: Mnuchin

Although Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on ABC News' "This Week" that "the president speaks in ways I wouldn't speak", he said it "is his prerogative". "It is critical and to do that, we need to make sure we raise the debt limit". Mnuchin's spending-debt ceiling pitch resulted in a quick and favorable response from Congress's top two Democratic leaders. That could be a tough sell to some House Republicans, who are likely to vote only for the disaster relief funding.

Author: 0 Trump Will Discuss South Korea Trade Deal With Senior Advisers

Trump said at the time. During his visit to hurricane-hit Houston in Texas over the weekend, Trump told reporters that he would be discussing the future of the KORUS FTA in the upcoming week, hinting that he would be looking for ways to pull out of the 5-year-old trade pact.

Global News Belgium seal World Cup place with win in Greece
Author: 0 Belgium seal World Cup place with win in Greece

A 2-1 victory for Belgium over Greece ensured that Roberto Martinez's side became the first European nation to join Russian Federation at the 2018 World Cup . Heroic defending from the visitors and poor French finishing meant that Les Bleus slipped to a disappointing stalemate. Belgium's best display at a World Cup came in 1986 when they finished fourth, while they made the quarter-finals of the 2014 competition before losing to eventual finalists Argentina.

Author: 0 UK PM May urges parliament to back her European Union repeal bill

Mrs May said the legislation, officially called the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, would give legal certainty to people and businesses and insisted there would be "proper Parliamentary scrutiny". The newspaper also said that May's office "did not recognise" the plan on the payment. "This is especially true of the Repeal Bill , which goes before MPs this week".

Global News U.S. confirms mysterious sonic technology hurt 19 United States officials in Cuba
Author: 0 U.S. confirms mysterious sonic technology hurt 19 United States officials in Cuba

Government to do everything possible to provide appropriate care for those affected, and to work to ensure that these incidents cease and are not repeated". The U.S.is still investigating attacks that occurred in 2016 and 2017 and were initially believed to be related to a covert sonic device. "We don't know who the perpetrator was of these incidents", Nauert said last month.

Global News Frankfurt WWII bomb defused after mass evacuation
Author: 0 Frankfurt WWII bomb defused after mass evacuation

Also Saturday, an estimated 22,000 people were evacuated in Koblenz , a city 70 miles west of Frankfurt , to dismantle a bomb dropped by the USA during World War II that was unearthed during the construction of a new kindergarten. "At 6:30 p.m. local time, the Frankfurt police posted on Twitter "[The bomb] has been successfully defused ". It is estimated that around 10 percent of these bombs remain unexploded .

Global News United States retaliates, orders Russian consulate and 2 offices closed
Author: 0 United States retaliates, orders Russian consulate and 2 offices closed

The Trump administration on Thursday ordered Russian Federation to close its San Francisco consulate, along with two annex buildings in NY and Washington, all by Saturday. Both countries will still have three consulates each after the latest closures. "No Russian diplomats are being expelled from the U.S. in connection with these closures", the official said .

Global News NDA nearly dead, says Sena MP on reshuffle
Author: 0 NDA nearly dead, says Sena MP on reshuffle

Older allies, such as the Shiv Sena , targetted BJP for ignoring its allies and termed the NDA alliance as "almost dead". Mr Raut also said Mr Thackeray would talk to the BJP leadership at the right time over this "ignorance". Four junior ministers were on Sunday elevated to the cabinet rank and nine new faces, including four former government officers, inducted as Ministers of State, in a rejig by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a focus on his agenda on good governance.

Global News KJ Alphons: From demolition man to MoS
Author: 0 KJ Alphons: From demolition man to MoS

Meanwhile, Kummanam and Surendran are of the opinion that induction of Alphons Kannanthanam into the council of ministers is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Onam gift to the people of Kerala. Party sources said there are one vacancy each in Goa when Manohar Parrikar returned there as chief minister and in Karnataka when M. Venkaiah Naidu was elected Vice-President and the party may consider him in one of those seats.

Global News Cambodia arrests opposition leader, forces newspaper to close
Author: 0 Cambodia arrests opposition leader, forces newspaper to close

Kem Monovitthya, one of the politician's daughters, said on Facebook that her father had been handcuffed and taken away after hundreds of policemen raided his home. Kem Sokha's arrest marks an escalation in a campaign against critics, independent media and any potential threats to Hun Sen's hold on power ahead of an election next year.

Global News North Korea Says It Has Developed Hydrogen Bomb to Suit ICBM
Author: 0 North Korea Says It Has Developed Hydrogen Bomb to Suit ICBM

The bomb's power, which state media describes as "destructive", can be detonated at higher altitudes and gives the country the ability to produce a large number of nuclear weapons, Reuters reported . Her comments come after a North Korean missile was sacked over north Japan, before crashing into the sea. North Korea has been test-firing missiles at a rapid pace all year.

Global News Lawmaker Antonio Inoki to visit North Korea again next week
Author: 0 Lawmaker Antonio Inoki to visit North Korea again next week

Pyongyang views the drills as invasion rehearsals and often conducts weapons tests and escalates its rhetoric when they are held. Aside from the factuality of the North's claim, the language in its statement seems a strong signal that Pyongyang will soon conduct its sixth nuclear weapon test, which is crucial if North Korean scientists are to fulfill the national goal of an arsenal of viable nuclear ICBMs that can reach the US mainland.

Global News Iraqi forces battle to drive Daesh holdouts from Ayadiya
Author: 0 Iraqi forces battle to drive Daesh holdouts from Ayadiya

Turkey will continue to stand with the people of Tal Afar in the post-Daesh period just as it helped and harbored tens of thousands people that escaped there, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Thursday, welcoming the liberation of the predominantly Turkmen town by Iraqi forces from the terrorist group.

Global News Islamic State Leader Still Alive Says Top US Army Chief
Author: 0 Islamic State Leader Still Alive Says Top US Army Chief

I don't think he's dead", Townsend said. Russian officials claimed in June there was a "high probability" that al-Baghdadi had died in a Russian airstrike on the outskirts of Raqqa, Syria, in May. "It's probably not worth all the trouble to try and capture him ". "This time, we surrounded Tal Afar and launched airstrikes against IS and managed to reduce the extremists' fighting capability by more than 90 percent", Brigadier General Yahya Rasool added.

Global News 7 girls die in blaze at Kenya dormitory, official says
Author: 0 7 girls die in blaze at Kenya dormitory, official says

Education CS, Dr. Fred Matiang'i, Governor Sonko, opposition leader Raila Odinga, former Nominated Senator Beatrice Elachi and Energy Cabinet Secretary, Charles Keter, were among leaders that visited the school. The cause of the fire still remains unknown as investigation into the matter continue. The injured, who are more than 50, have been admitted to Kenyatta National Hospital and Nairobi Women's Hospital, with close to 40 students having been treated and discharged.

Global News Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea
Author: 0 Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea

This is while Trump had threatened in an interview back in April that "with the Korean deal, we terminate and it's over", adding: "I will do that unless we make a fair deal". The vast majority of US imports from South Korea are finished products that go to end consumers. In July, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that since 2012, the trade deficit in goods with South Korea has doubled from $13.2 billion to $27.6 billion, while exports of U.S.

Global News Trump administration cuts ACA advertising budget by 90% for 2018
Author: 0 Trump administration cuts ACA advertising budget by 90% for 2018

HHS hasn't said when the navigator group will be awarded their performance-related grants for 2018 enrollment, though in previous years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded the grants in early September. For next year, all US counties will have at least one participating insurer, although consumers in a growing number of counties will have only one carrier to choose from.

Global News Drive sober this Labor Day weekend - or get pulled over, police say
Author: 0 Drive sober this Labor Day weekend - or get pulled over, police say

State police and highway patrol agencies from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ontario Provincial Police, Quebec Police Force and the U.S. "For the safety of the traveling public, construction industry workers and maintenance crews, ALDOT will have no temporary lane closures on Alabama interstates from noon Friday to midnight Monday", the agency stated.

Global News Firefighters make progress on California wildfire despite heat
Author: 0 Firefighters make progress on California wildfire despite heat

At last report, the almost 140 firefighters working on the fire have not managed to make any progress toward a September 10 containment date. On extremely hot days, Cal Fire stresses the buddy system. Fire crews increased containment to 30 percent overnight ahead of a statewide heat wave. Months later, a wildfire about 15 miles (24 kilometers) south of the dam destroyed 41 homes.