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World Media Kenyan court annuls election result, setting African precedent
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The ruling to annul the poll was an unprecedented action in Africa, where governments often hold sway over judges and it is the first time on the continent that a court ruled against the electoral victory of an incumbent. "A re-run of the election will contribute to more uncertainty and prolong any return to business-as-usual", Khan said. AU watcher Liesl Louw-Vaudran, from the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria, said: "Previously, AU missions have been accused of rubber-stamping ...

World Media Mnuchin: Debt limit should be linked to Harvey relief package
Author: 0 Mnuchin: Debt limit should be linked to Harvey relief package

It's not yet clear how exactly the USA would go about implementing those sanctions, either through unilateral action or in another coordinated global effort. Earlier Sunday, Trump called Pyongyang's words and actions "hostile and unsafe". North Korea said Sunday it successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb capable of fitting on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

World Media Ted Cruz Calls Chris Christie A 'Desparate Politician'
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Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) earlier said he won't abandon Texas "the way Ted Cruz did NY". Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) said Saturday that he'll support financial relief for Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey , even as he said that Cruz did not give the same courtesy to NY after Sandy.

World Media Hurricane Irma back up to a Category 3 storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma back up to a Category 3 storm

A turn by the storm toward the west is expected by Friday night, and another turn toward the west-southwest is expected Saturday . Irma is expected to become a hurricane Thursday, and eventually a major hurricane by Sunday . "Irma is forecast to become a major hurricane by tonight and is expected to be an extremely risky hurricane for the next several days", it said.

World Media Hurricane Irma weakens during the night
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Irma is expected to move over cooler waters on Friday which should limit its strengthening, but the hurricane will reach warmer waters again later this week. Though models predicting the hurricane's path agree on the overall scenario, forecasters noted that the best-performing models still have about a 200-mile north-south spread on the fifth day.

World Media North Korea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM
Author: 0 North Korea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM

Suh, a nuclear engineering professor at Seoul National University. China's natural disaster administration said it detected a 6.3 magnitude quake in Northeastern North Korea , calling it a "suspected explosion", Reuters reported . On Tuesday, Pyongyang fired a missile over northern Japan into the Pacific Ocean. State media said Kim visited the Nuclear Weapons Institute and inspected a "homemade" H-bomb with " super explosive power " that "is adjustable from tens (of) kiloton to ...

World Media North Korea: Kim Jong Un watches 'H-Bomb' loaded on new missile
Author: 0 North Korea: Kim Jong Un watches 'H-Bomb' loaded on new missile

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has supervised the loading of what state news media said was a hydrogen bomb into a new intercontinental ballistic missile. North Korea has already threatened United States that the second step of military operations involving Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile will be directed at the U.S.Pacific island of Guam.

World Media Twins come back falls short in loss to Royals 7
Author: 0 Twins come back falls short in loss to Royals 7

Kyle Gibson went six strong innings for the Twins allowing five of the seven hits the Royals managed. Joe Mauer went a flawless 4-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored in a lopsided win over the Royals on Saturday. Later in the third inning Polanco brought the Twins a run closer with a a sac fly that drove in Joe Mauer . It propelled Moustakas into a permanent place in franchise history, the man who finally matched one of Kansas City's most hallowed and humbling numbers.

World Media Cabinet reshuffle: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan congratulates Kannanthanam; calls him long-term friend
Author: 0 Cabinet reshuffle: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan congratulates Kannanthanam; calls him long-term friend

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan posted on his Facebook page that the selection was a matter of joy as Kannanthanam was also a long-time friend. Puri (65), who was India's permanent representative at the United Nations, and Kannanthanam are not members of Parliament. Modi's move to induct Kannanthanam, a 1979-batch IAS officer from Kerala, in the council of ministers is being seen as part of the BJP's efforts to expand its footprint in the southern state, where it has been working ...

World Media North Korea leader Kim Jong-un's third child born this year
Author: 0 North Korea leader Kim Jong-un's third child born this year

An official from Seoul's Defence Ministry said two B-1B bombers and two F-35 fighters participated in training with South Korean F-15 fighter jets. "Our forward-deployed force will be the first to the fight, ready to deliver a lethal response at a moment's notice if our nation calls".

World Media J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire in Krishna Ghati sector along LOC
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According to Defence Ministry sources, Pakistan army resorted to heavy heavy shelling and firing along the LoC in Mendhar and Mankote sector of Poonch district. A police spokesman said four policemen were injured in the militant attack. Eleven persons, including nine soldiers, were killed and 18 injured in ceasefire violations by Pakistan Army in July, as per the Army data.

Author: 0 Britain's May attends top security meeting in Japan

May, on her first visit to Japan as prime minister, boarded a Japanese warship and attended a meeting of Japan's National Security Council to underscore her country's deepening security ties with Japan. North Korea, which claims Washington has long threatened it by flaunting the powerful USA nuclear arsenal, describes the long-range B-1Bs as "nuclear strategic bombers" although the United States no longer arms them with nuclear weapons.

World Media Labor Day weekend weather: Nice
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Though temperatures this morning are about twenty degrees warmer than this time yesterday it's looking like a wet and cool Sunday . Syracuse-The weather for the Labor Day holiday weekend in Central New York will vary greatly over the course of the long weekend.

World Media Nirmala Sitharaman named India's new defense minister
Author: 0 Nirmala Sitharaman named India's new defense minister

As the Defence Minister, Sitharaman will be a member of the crucial Cabinet Committee on Security whose members include the Prime Minister, Home Minister, External Affairs Minister and the Finance Minister. Until recently, she served as a Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was Minister State for Parliamentary Affairs.

World Media Nebraska vs. Arkansas State
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Spielman's kick return for a TD was the Huskers' first since Kenny Bell went 99 yards at Penn State in 2013. Junior quarterback Tanner Lee had a solid first half as a Husker, completing 10 out of 14 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown.

World Media Mayor Turner: Staggering blow not enough to hinder Houston's spirits
Author: 0 Mayor Turner: Staggering blow not enough to hinder Houston's spirits

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who is black, doubled down. Central Time to ensure public safety. Trump said the storm was "of epic proportion", and has declared a federal state of emergency in both Texas and nearby Louisiana, where Harvey is expected to make landfall again in the coming days, The Guardian says.

World Media Beaumont loses water supply after flooding from Harvey
Author: 0 Beaumont loses water supply after flooding from Harvey

Under these circumstances, the City of Beaumont anticipates it will lose water pressure throughout the city within the next three to four hours. Weber said he believes it will happen in under a week. Emergency responders emphasize they are still working on rescue efforts for people stuck in flood waters. Earlier Thursday, Baptist Beaumont Hospital evacuated almost 200 patients by air because of the lack of water.

World Media Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims
Author: 0 Trump Promises $1 Million Of Personal Funds To Aid Harvey Victims

It's not yet known how much money the administration will ask for in the initial request, but congressional aides expect at least enough money to carry out relief efforts through the end of the budget year on Sept 30. The White House is readying a request to Congress for an initial $5.9 billion package in Harvey aid. The storm dumped an estimated 27 trillion gallons of rain over Texas and Louisiana over six days, said Ryan Maue, of the weather analytics company WeatherBell.

World Media North Korea Shaken By Tremors In Likely Nuclear Test
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Pyongyang said it had tested a hydrogen bomb - a device many times more powerful than an atomic bomb. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a National Security Council meeting Sunday on the news that an artificial natural disaster has been detected in North Korea's nuclear test site.

World Media North Korea has developed H-bomb missile warhead
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But Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Tokyo could not rule out the possibility that it was a hydrogen bomb. Japan's foreign minister, Taro Kono, described the new explosion as "extremely unforgivable". "Sharing the view that South Korea needs to bolster its defense capabilities to counter North Korea's provocations and threats, the two leaders agreed in principle to revise the missile guidelines to a level that the South Korean side desires", the spokesman's statement said.

World Media Kim Jong Un 'inspects H-bomb missile warhead'
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un 'inspects H-bomb missile warhead'

It later said it would conduct ballistic missile tests near Guam, the location of a United States military base. The North still claimed today that its recent launch "had no impact on the security of the neighboring countries". The North's Korean Central News Agency reported Wednesday on the previous day's launch of a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

World Media China 'strongly condemns' North Korean nuclear test
Author: 0 China 'strongly condemns' North Korean nuclear test

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) and South Korea's Gen. Jeong Kyeong-doo discussed on phone the enhancemnet of military cooperation between Seoul and Washington and joint response to North Korea, the Yonhap news agency reported .

World Media Oil falls amid USA refining outages
Author: 0 Oil falls amid USA refining outages

The US Environmental Protection Agency eased anti-pollution rules for 38 states and Washington to allow more varieties of gasoline to flow between markets. Shipments of low-sulfur crude were also approved for Valero and Marathon. The crude released to the Phillips 66 refinery will take the form of an exchange, in which the Houston-based company will replace the oil once supplies are flowing again.

World Media PM Modi does not like being asked questions: BJP MP
Author: 0 PM Modi does not like being asked questions: BJP MP

Nine new faces, including former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri , will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu , who has been under the adverse spotlight after a spate over derailments, is likely to take over as an environment minister - a responsibility that he performed with aplomb under the Vajpayee government .

World Media Johnson voices support for May as she vows to press on
Author: 0 Johnson voices support for May as she vows to press on

May moved to dispel questions about her premiership on Wednesday by vowing she is in post "for the long term" and would fight the 2022 general election, adding: "I'm not a quitter". She hoped to silence weeks of media reports that she could leave office as early as the annual party conference in October, an event where political careers have been made or broken in the past.

World Media North Korea claims to have loaded a hydrogen bomb into a missile
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The South's military soon confirmed that it had. Officials in Seoul put the magnitude at 5.7 while the US Geological Survey said it was a magnitude 6.3. The Russian leader, whose nuclear-capable bombers recently overflew the Korean Peninsula in a show of force, said the situation had deteriorated so badly it is "balanced on the verge of a large-scale conflict".

World Media Red Cross volunteers needed
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Since 2001, she has reportedly donated a total of more than $5 million toward relief efforts following various disasters - a feat that has largely gone unnoticed, as Bullock never seeks recognition. Della, who is a board member of the Red Cross Southern Maryland chapter and used to work for Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. They're prepared and operating out of more than 200 emergency response vehicles that were sent to the Gulf states from as far away as NY.

World Media California, setting temperature record in San Francisco
Author: 0 California, setting temperature record in San Francisco

And what a record San Francisco's was: The city recorded a temp of 106 degrees Fahrenheit, up three degrees over the previous all-time record set on June 14, 2000, and significantly higher than the city's previous record for September 1: 90 degrees Fahrenheit, which was recorded in 1950, reports the AP.

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