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World Media Artificial quake in North raises fear of another nuke test
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North Korea says it has successfully conducted a test of hydrogen bomb meant for intercontinental ballistic missile. He initially said in a White House statement that "all options are on the table" to deal with the North Korean threats. North Korea said Sunday it has conducted a "successful" hydrogen bomb test, hours after two tremors were detected in the country. That would be consistent with the detonation of a hydrogen bomb between 100 kilotons and 1 megaton, according to experts.

World Media North Korea says conducts 'perfect' hydrogen bomb test
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McMaster twice after the North's latest test. Tensions on the Korean peninsula have been high since last month when North Korea threatened to launch missiles into the sea near the strategically located U.S. "Mr. Trump is not a model of consistency, so I wouldn't read too much" into what he tweeted and what he reportedly agreed upon with Moon, said Sue Mi Terry, formerly a Central Intelligence Agency analyst and National Security Council director for Korea and Japan.

World Media Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid USA pressure on missile program
Author: 0 Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid USA pressure on missile program

RQ-4 drone on August 26 and in March issued warnings to a U2 reconnaissance plane. The general warned that Iran would not hesitate to down a foreign spy aircraft if it violates the country's airspace. The Pentagon regularly complains about what it calls harassment by Iran of its Navy ships and aircraft in worldwide airspace near Iran, calling the Iranians' behavior " unprofessional " and " unsafe ".

World Media Iran chased away U.S. spy plane, drone from national airspace - commander
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The Leader also admired the "very good jobs" that the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base has done, describing them as a testimony to the "determination, motivation and capabilities" of local forces. On Saturday, the new defense minister Amir Hatami said Iran has "a specific plan to boost missile power". 'We have been able to produce electromagnetic radars with the capability of tracing cruise missiles and they can conduct tracking and reconnaissance operations and lock on them to target ...

World Media Russia Calls In US Diplomat To Protest Alleged Office Search
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There was no additional comment from the USA about whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation was involved in the inspections. A senior administration official told reporters following the announcement of the facilities' closure that its goal was to "find a way to get better relations between our two countries".

Author: 0 Japan and UK pledge to co-operate over North Korea threat

May toured Japan's flagship Izumo helicopter carrier for a military briefing with minister of defence Itsunori Onodera before attending the national security meeting. I think she gets it. May arrived in Japan Wednesday with an eye to soothing Brexit fears and pushing ahead on early free-trade talks with the world's number three economy.

World Media N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability
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Park said the live-fire drill was conducted after South Korean President Moon Jae-in directed the military to "display a strong capability to punish" the North. The UN Security Council denounced the latest missile test, unanimously demanding that Pyongyang halt its nuclear programme and "all related activities".

World Media Trump Moscow real estate inquiry was ignored
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Elsewhere fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has killed more than 10,000 people. The Washington Post reported Monday that in January past year Michael Cohen sent an email to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov requesting assistance for advancing a stalled Trump Tower skyscraper project in Moscow .

World Media US Flies Bombers, Jets in Show of Force Against North Korea
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U.S. Pacific Command, which oversees military operations in the region, disclosed the mission Thursday. The U.S. Geological Survey called the first quake an explosion with a magnitude 6.3. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Navy successfully conducted a missile defence test off the coast of Hawaii, MDA said in a statement on Wednesday.

World Media Cam Newton's brother engineers the biggest upset in college football history
Author: 0 Cam Newton's brother engineers the biggest upset in college football history

Of course, it's likely we are underestimating just how much-improved Howard is with Caylin Newton at QB and he's got pretty good football genes judging by his older brother (Newton was making his first start, as a freshman). UNLV was a 45-point favorite. Howard raced to a 21-9 lead when Devin Rollins returned a fumble for a 75-yard score midway through the second quarter.

World Media Gas prices spiking as refineries close following Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Gas prices spiking as refineries close following Hurricane Harvey

Convenience stores sell about 80 percent of the gasoline in the U.S. As more refineries come back online in Texas over the next week or so, gas prices are expected to go down. Average prices in Texas, the epicenter of the storm, rose more than 3 percent from Friday to Saturday, and are up 12 percent from a week ago. Missouri and other Midwest states are impacted by the reduced volumes in the Explorer Pipeline.

World Media USGS: 'Possible explosion' registers in North Korea
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The bomb's blast was the most powerful in North Korea's history. Renmin University's professor of worldwide relations, Shi Yinhong, had warned earlier in the week that China was in a hard diplomatic situation - North Korea was acting increasingly hatefully towards China as it toughened economic sanctions.

World Media Indians thump rebuilding Tigers to finish sweep
Author: 0 Indians thump rebuilding Tigers to finish sweep

If the ball landed anywhere else, it either skips over the fence for a homer, or if it hits lower on the wall, Mahtook plays it off the ground. Cleveland has won eight of the last 10 meetings and the over-under is 3-5-2. In Denver, Taijuan Walker struck out a career-high 10, Daniel Descalso homered and surging Arizona beat Colorado for its eighth straight win. In Minneapolis, Mike Moustakas homered for the first time since mid-August, Brandon Moss also went deep and Kansas City held off ...

World Media North Korea may have conducted another nuclear test, South Korea says
Author: 0 North Korea may have conducted another nuclear test, South Korea says

It said leader Kim Jong Un attended a meeting of the ruling party's presidium and signed the go-ahead order. Hours earlier, Pyongyang claimed its leader had inspected a hydrogen bomb meant for a new intercontinental ballistic missile. Pyongyang's latest provocation that comes in face of worldwide condemnation and sanctions, applied even by its traditional ally China. Containment and deterrence will now come to the fore as the world adjusts its policy from seeking to roll-back Pyongyang's ...

Author: 0 United States seeks 'concerted action' on North Korea through sanctions

Tuesday's launch is the first time North Korea has successfully fired a ballistic missile over Japan . Carl Baker, an expert in foreign and security policy in the Asia Pacific and a Director of Programs for the Washington-based think tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) commented to Sputnik on Pyongyang's possible motives.

World Media Auburn Is Suspending 3 Players For Tonight's Game
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After back-to-back three-and-outs by Auburn's defense , Johnson scored on a 60-yard run on a one-play drive that made it 10-0 Auburn with 5:11 left in the first quarter. The Tigers fall short of that A, though, because of turnovers; Stidham threw an interception and lost a fumble that Georgia Southern returned for a touchdown, and Darius Slayton also lost a fumble.

World Media Wounded Police Officers Out Of Hospital
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Two men inside fled before one of them pointed a handgun at an officer. The bystander is reportedly still in critical condition with a gunshot wound to on her head. He described them as violent offenders but did not provide further details. But O'Toole says the suspect fired at the officers with a high-caliber assault weapon before they could get out of their vehicle.

World Media Espenido's reassignment to Iloilo City cancelled - PNP
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Director General Ronald dela Rosa, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), said they are continuously intensifying the intelligence-gathering against the three top drug distributors in the area, two of them he only identified as the Bolivar Group and Yang Group.

World Media Japan's Princess Mako engaged to college love
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Princess Mako is the eldest child of Prince and Princess Akishino, and the oldest grandchild of Emperor Akihito. Palace officials say their wedding is expected next year. Princess Mako is the first to have an informal engagement among the four grandchildren of the Emperor and Empress. Komuro, a resident of Yokohama, is working at a Tokyo law firm as well as studying business law at the Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy.

World Media State Police Cracking Down on DWI Offenses Over Labor Day Weekend
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Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police Superintendent. "We can always do more to make our roads safer for New Yorkers". Sobriety checkpoints and DUI patrols will be in place through the weekend. Last year, troopers arrested more than 100 people for driving under the influence over the holiday weekend . Penalties for driving under the influence include mandatory ignition interlock installation on vehicle, fines up to $2,500, license suspension up to one year, and jail sentences also up to ...

World Media North Korea Conducts
Author: 0 North Korea Conducts "Successful" H-bomb Test

Geological Survey said, though South Korea officials placed the magnitude at 5.7. The North Korean regime said leader Kim Jong Un watched as nuclear scientists loaded a hydrogen bomb onto a missile, a new technological feat that has yet to be independently confirmed.

World Media Russian Federation slams N Korea nuclear test
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South Korea's presidential office convened the NSC meeting at 1:30 p.m.to discuss responses to the security crisis, after what appeared to be an artificial quake was detected at the site of the North's previous nuclear tests. A Korean edition of the book "North Korea Confidential" is displayed in a bookstore in Seoul on August 31, 2017. North Korea past year conducted its fourth and fifth nuclear tests, saying the fourth in January 2016 was a successful hydrogen bomb test, although outside ...

World Media Kenyan court annuls election result, setting African precedent
Author: 0 Kenyan court annuls election result, setting African precedent

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.

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