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Author: 0 Donald Trump announces sanctions on firms that do business with North Korea

The Treasury Secretary said he discussed the order early Thursday with the head of China's central bank. The Chinese authorities have not yet confirmed this development. It was the second time the American president used the label. Ms Bishop said the nuclear agreement was "the focus" of her discussions with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Global News On Her Anxiety and 'Battle of the Sexes'
Author: 0 On Her Anxiety and 'Battle of the Sexes'

I still have anxiety to this day. Those were all heavy things for an 8-year-old to process at the time, and while my parents did their best to calm me whenever I was feeling extra vulnerable, it wasn't until a few decades later that someone finally put a name to those vague, yet ever-present feelings of internal panic.

Global News Rohingyas Illegal Immigrants, Not Refugees: Rajnath Singh
Author: 0 Rohingyas Illegal Immigrants, Not Refugees: Rajnath Singh

The precarious situation pertaining to issues on the Rohingya in Rakhine State must be addressed urgently, or else it will provide a fertile breeding ground for recruitment of extremists, said Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman. The Rohingya have been fleeing Buddhist-dominated Myanmar for decades. No Rohingya has got asylum in India nor have they applied for it. The latest exodus began after Rohingya militants attacked police posts there on August 25 and triggered a fierce military ...

Global News Spain declares North Korean ambassador persona non grata
Author: 0 Spain declares North Korean ambassador persona non grata

Mattis indicated that North Korea seems to be running missile testing exercises that fall just short of warranting more aggressive responses from the U.S. The UN Security Council is expected to hold another ministerial meeting to discuss the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction on September 21.

Global News No Durga Idol Immersion Without Police Permission: Mamata Banerjee
Author: 0 No Durga Idol Immersion Without Police Permission: Mamata Banerjee

When someone does, he said, "standard procedures will be followed".Three petitions had challenged the restrictions on the immersion of idols at the end of the five-day Durga Puja, which coincides with Muharram this year. The organisers will be allowed to do so only once they get clearance from the police. The report quoted Trinamool Congress MP and lawyer Kalyan Banerjee as saying the media reported "wrong information".

Global News Australia readying trip for 50 refugees to US
Author: 0 Australia readying trip for 50 refugees to US

They are told they will never be settled in Australia. Australia will not settle any refugees who try to arrive by boat - a policy that the government says dissuades asylum seekers from attempting the unsafe and occasionally deadly ocean crossing from Indonesia.

Global News Trump says he won't impose U.S. values overseas
Author: 0 Trump says he won't impose U.S. values overseas

And he made the point that the deal is not just the purview of the United States, but was arrived at by a number of countries. The United States said on Wednesday it is weighing whether the Iranian nuclear deal serves its security interests even as Iran said it did not expect Washington to abandon the agreement.

Global News Erdogan Bodyguards Again Attack US Protests During UN Visit
Author: 0 Erdogan Bodyguards Again Attack US Protests During UN Visit

Erdogan's security team and supporters attacked peaceful protesters in D.C. Videos showed the protesters being kicked and punched in the head by audience members as they were escorted out of the venue. police to attack protesters, nine of whom were left injured. The fight comes just four months after Turkish security officials were filmed hitting and injuring almost a dozen peaceful protesters Washington, DC.

Global News Netanyahu promises speech that Iranian leader won't forget
Author: 0 Netanyahu promises speech that Iranian leader won't forget

The jabbing between Trump and Iran's Hassan Rowhani set the stage for a contentious meeting of the nuclear accord's parties. "Fake empathy for Iranians fools no one". Trump is due to report to the US Congress by October 15 on whether he can certify that Iran is upholding its side of the accord, under which it accepted limits on its nuclear program .

Global News 'Rocket man' fired up and furious over Trump's N. Korea warnings
Author: 0 'Rocket man' fired up and furious over Trump's N. Korea warnings

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and US President Donald Trump . Dotard is slang in Korean for an old person. "It is unacceptable that others financially support this criminal rogue regime", Trump said at the start of the talks, held at a hotel in NY, adding he was calling for "complete denuclearization" in North Korea .

Global News NC elections officials: State not targeted in Russian hack
Author: 0 NC elections officials: State not targeted in Russian hack

Homeland Security officials tell the AP that in September hackers believed to be Russian agents targeted voter registration systems in more than 20 states. The state's system blocked the IP addresses completing the scans. The agency is calling all 50 states to let them know whether their systems were compromised.

Global News Trump to UN: Time to 'Crush' the 'Loser Terrorists'
Author: 0 Trump to UN: Time to 'Crush' the 'Loser Terrorists'

But President Ghani, while talking to a local radio channel, stressed that,"Reduction of safe havens in Pakistan is absolutely necessary". Ghani expounded upon his criticism of Pakistan during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday.

Author: 0 Netanyahu Says Trump Promised to 'Fix' Iran Deal

The Iranian president said his country would not be the first to breach the nuclear agreement, "but it will respond decisively to its violation by any party". The Trump administration recently imposed new economic sanctions on Iran, citing its development of ballistic missiles and the launch of a satellite-carrying rocket into space.

Global News Iraqi PM orders offensive to take over town of Hawija
Author: 0 Iraqi PM orders offensive to take over town of Hawija

Moscow is ready to continue providing assistance to the Iraqi authorities in their fight against the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said. "All victims of crimes under worldwide law in Iraq deserve justice". Jabar Yawar, the group's secretary general, said Peshmerga fighters are keeping their defense lines strong and will not allow militants to infiltrate them.

Global News These Kittens Dressed Up as Taylor Swift Will Make Your Day
Author: 0 These Kittens Dressed Up as Taylor Swift Will Make Your Day

Now we know, thanks to another new behind-the-scenes video shared from the " Look What You Made Me Do " singer, documenting the film shoot for the intricately self-referential music video of her chart-topping new song. "That's gotta look weird", she added. The video also shows Swift and director Joseph Kahn going through images of the singer's past eras and deciding who should fight who.

Global News New Britain Native Paul Manafort Under Increased FBI Scrutiny
Author: 0 New Britain Native Paul Manafort Under Increased FBI Scrutiny

Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, offered to provide briefings to a Russian billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin on the status of the 2016 USA presidential election less than two weeks before Trump accepted the Republican nomination, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

Global News Russian Federation can play larger role in influencing North Korea
Author: 0 Russian Federation can play larger role in influencing North Korea

Having been delayed twice due to Malaysia's fears for the safety of its players, the match between North Korea and Malaysia is now set to be played on October 5. Germany's foreign minister is calling for direct talks with North Korea in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs. He says the US should consider China's suggestion to halt military exercises with South Korea, in exchange for North Korea freezing its nuclear and missile tests.

Global News President Trump Sees a Boost in Poll Numbers After Bipartisan Deal
Author: 0 President Trump Sees a Boost in Poll Numbers After Bipartisan Deal

The 43 percent figure matches Trump's standing in the latest Economist/YouGov poll-the best top-line figure for the president in a major poll since June, per the RealClearPolitics average. About 40 percent of Americans approve of Trump, while about 53 percent disapprove, yielding a net approval score of -13, according to HuffPost's aggregate of public polling as of Wednesday afternoon.

Global News United Nations has exhausted options on North Korea says U.S. ambassador
Author: 0 United Nations has exhausted options on North Korea says U.S. ambassador

Pyongyang has launched dozens of missiles as it accelerates a weapons program created to provide the ability to target the United States with a powerful, nuclear-tipped missile. "As President of the United States, I will defend America's interests above all else", he said . "I don't think you've heard the last of it, believe me".

Author: 0 Haley: Trump's Iran deal criticism is not a clear sign he'll withdraw

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . "Now, you know I've been ambassador to the United Nations and I'm a long-serving Israeli prime minister, so I've listened to countless speeches in this hall, but I can say this: none were bolder, none more courageous and forthright than the one delivered by President Trump today".

Global News Ex-Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, examiners conclude
Author: 0 Ex-Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, examiners conclude

Boston University, which has one of the most comprehensive research labs for the brain disease, released a statement saying that Hernandez had stage 3 CTE , which runs on a scale from one to four. The CTE discovery by Boston University adds to the growing list of former National Football League players that have the brain disease. He was serving a life sentence for first-degree murder in a separate trial that took place in 2015.

Global News Liliane Bettencourt, World's Richest Woman and L'Oreal Heiress, Dies Aged 94
Author: 0 Liliane Bettencourt, World's Richest Woman and L'Oreal Heiress, Dies Aged 94

In October 2011, a court ruled Ms Bettencourt was suffering from a form of dementia, and awarded the daughter control over her mother's wealth and income - then estimated at $26 billion and including about 33 per cent of L'Oreal. Both her father and her husband Andre Bettencourt were accused of being ardent Nazi collaborators during World War II. Bettencourt's name has been involved in a politico-financial scandal known in France as the " Bettencourt Affair ", which has wound its way through ...

Global News Louis Aliot departs Florian Philippot and gets cropped by Marine Le Pen
Author: 0 Louis Aliot departs Florian Philippot and gets cropped by Marine Le Pen

In her statement demoting Philippot, Le Pen said his "double responsibilities" posed a "conflict of interest". His departure comes six months after leader Marine Le Pen brought the party closer to power than ever before, only to see it descend into internal squabbling after her defeat at the hands of Emmanuel Macron.

Global News ICC guarded over CSA's '4-day Test'
Author: 0 ICC guarded over CSA's '4-day Test'

George's Park in Port Elizabeth. Bangladesh players are already in the country and will commence the series with the 1st Test on September 28 in Potchefstroom. "It will be the first-ever four-day day-night Test match and hopefully we will get International Cricket Council approval at their meeting in October to have an official Test match played over four days", said Lorgat.

Global News N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed
Author: 0 N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

The US flew four F-35B stealth fighter jets and two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula today in a blunt show of force. Adopting a less confrontational stance than key allies, South Korea's president has urged the North to abandon its nuclear program and seek dialogue to prevent conflict breaking out on the divided peninsula .

Global News Seoul OKs $8m aid to North Korea
Author: 0 Seoul OKs $8m aid to North Korea

The MOU said the aid was approved based on the government's position that "humanitarian aid is continuously pursued as being separated from political situations to improve humanitarian situation and quality of life of North Korean people".

Global News Negotiating with North Korea is a trap, Abe warns UN
Author: 0 Negotiating with North Korea is a trap, Abe warns UN

Past attempts to resolve the North Korean issue through dialogue "have all come to naught", Abe said at the General Assembly on Wednesday, calling on the global community to focus on ramping up pressure. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga has said: "We greatly appreciate President Trump's approach to changing North Korea's policy stance, denuclearising the country and calling on the worldwide community, including China and Russian Federation, for their cooperation toward strengthening ...

Global News Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set date
Author: 0 Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set date

South Korea had submitted a draft resolution for a global ceasefire to start just before the Games, which are due to take place on February 9-25, 2018, the official said. European Union ambassadors have reached an initial agreement to impose more economic sanctions on North Korea, going beyond the latest round of United Nations measures, officials and diplomats said.

Global News Facebook to Share Russia-linked Ads With US Congress
Author: 0 Facebook to Share Russia-linked Ads With US Congress

He said the company would be more transparent around political ads - with added requirements like disclosures about who paid for them, as well as strengthening the review process around them. Most ads bought programatically through our apps and website without an advertiser ever speaking to someone at Facebook. We are deeply committed to safeguarding user content, regardless of the user's nationality, and ads are user content.

Global News Developed short-range nuclear weapons to counter India's 'cold start' doctrine: Abbasi
Author: 0 Developed short-range nuclear weapons to counter India's 'cold start' doctrine: Abbasi

Admitting that there has been aggression from India in the recent past, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan wants "normal relations with India, but on the basis of trust and respect". "I think it will just complicate the situation and it will not resolve anything", warned the Pakistani prime minister. "It's a process that has complete civilian oversight through the NCA", Abbasi said.

Global News Nancy Pelosi Joins Asian American Leaders in Denouncing DACA
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Joins Asian American Leaders in Denouncing DACA

The Sacramento event concluded without similar protests. LifeZette Editor-in-Chief Laura Ingraham warned that there is "an entitlement mentality for a whole new generation of people who are in this country" illegally after a group of immigrants shouted down House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at a Monday press conference, during an interview Tuesday on Fox News' "Fox & Friends".

Global News North Korea: UN trying to 'exterminate' us
Author: 0 North Korea: UN trying to 'exterminate' us

In the eve of the United Nations General Assembly , where the Far East crisis is bound to be one of the main subjects, The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russian Federation and China began naval exercises.

Global News Israeli Missile Intercepts 'Hezbollah-Controlled' Drone
Author: 0 Israeli Missile Intercepts 'Hezbollah-Controlled' Drone

While the drone did not at any point cross into Israeli territory, "the IDF will not allow any infiltration or attempt to infiltrate by any Iranian elements, be it Hezbollah or Shia militia group, to the Golan Heights". According to IDF reports , an IAF Patriot missile intercepted a Hezbollah UAV earlier today (Tuesday) in northern Israel. IDF is the acronym for the Israeli Defense Forces.

Global News 1 shot, shooter arrested at Mattoon High School
Author: 0 1 shot, shooter arrested at Mattoon High School

According to WAND 17, one person is in custody after several shots were fired and at least one person was shot at the school. Officials said the injured student was in stable condition and the suspected shooter was in custody. School officials said their buildings were on a soft lockdown as a precaution. The shooting happened at Mattoon High School , located about 180 miles south of Chicago.

Global News Refugees are staying in Donald Trump's childhood home
Author: 0 Refugees are staying in Donald Trump's childhood home

The action-just before Trump's inaugural address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday-comes at a critical time , Oxfam notes. This year, officials at the State Department as well as the Department of Defense have argued vociferously that the United States should admit no fewer than the 50,000-refugee cap that Trump imposed in January as part of the travel ban , but Miller has advocated for a much lower number - half or less, according to people familiar with the internal ...

Global News West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic demands more from Marko Arnautovic
Author: 0 West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic demands more from Marko Arnautovic

I want Arnautovic to do more. The Austrian worldwide, who signed for £25m from Stoke City during the summer, constantly caused Bolton problems. Carroll's return raised questions as to where Bilic will opt to field Hernandez, with some questioning the manager's recent move to play the Mexican wide on the left - outside of his more ideal position up front.

Global News Hillary Clinton calls Trump's United Nations speech 'very dark' and 'dangerous'
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton calls Trump's United Nations speech 'very dark' and 'dangerous'

General Assembly on Tuesday. In replying Trump's initial tweet, the user wrote , "It is the height of hypocrisy", "Obama and Clinton in effect gave nuclear weapons to North Korea by their policy of appeasement". He also described the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a " rocket man ". The nation withdrew from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 2003 (and claimed it had nuclear weapons the same year), tested long-range missiles in 2006 and said it carried out its first successful ...

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