• China announces implementation details of North Korea oil restrictions
China announces implementation details of North Korea oil restrictions

But according to the U.S. mission to the United Nations, Beijing provides Pyongyang with around 4 million barrels a year of crude oil and 4.5 million barrels of refined oil products such as petrol and diesel. Gas prices in Pyongyang have jumped by about 20 percent in the past two months, according to the news service Agence France-Presse. Joseph ...

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  • Did McCain just save Obamacare?
Did McCain just save Obamacare?

Sen. Rand Paul , R-Ky., has already declared he is a "no" vote, while Republican senators Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska, and Susan Collins , of ME, have both leaned strongly against the bill. John McCain of Arizona - as well as all Senate Democrats - Graham said he is optimistic that Republicans will be able to pass the bill. Republican U.S.

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  • Lee returns as hurricane in Atlantic
Lee returns as hurricane in Atlantic

Hurricane Maria has rolled back into the Atlantic Ocean after demolishing Puerto Rico - and now may be headed north toward the shores of North Carolina, forecasters warned Sunday. There are now no coastal watches or warnings in effect, however these may be issued for a portion of the coast later today. As such, everyone should prepare for these...

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  • United States allies take Syria gas field
United States allies take Syria gas field

On Monday, the SDF warned against any further Syrian army advances on the eastern riverbank, and Russia's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that the waters of the Euphrates had risen as soon as the Syrian army began crossing it, suggesting this could only have happened if upstream dams held by the US -backed opposition had been opened.

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  • McCain Opposes ACA Repeal, Imperiling Bill
McCain Opposes ACA Repeal, Imperiling Bill

They warn that under the bill patients and consumers will lose important protections and those with significant illnesses will be charged higher premiums and may not be able to buy coverage. The GOP proposals would let states opt out of those requirements, affecting insurance sold on the exchanges and employer-based coverage . Lisa Murkowski w...

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  • The Mooch on Steve Bannon: He has white nationalist 'tendencies'
The Mooch on Steve Bannon: He has white nationalist 'tendencies'

Scaramucci's standing as an anti-leak crusader was quickly compromised. And, he said he wouldn't engage in it. "I would say that he has those tendencies". "His worst quality to me was that he a little bit of a messianic complex", he continued. Asked if Bannon is a "white nationalist", Scaramucci paused.

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  • IRMA: Florida reinstates tolls on Thursday
IRMA: Florida reinstates tolls on Thursday

In a massive blow to the state's electric infrastructure, the Florida Division of Emergency Management now reports that, when Hurricane Irma struck, 64 percent of all electricity customers were left without power. The turnpike system backed the governor's toll suspension. UAE ambassador to the United States Yousef Al-Otaiba spoke with Florida G...

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  • UC Berkeley braces for Milo Yiannopoulos, even after
UC Berkeley braces for Milo Yiannopoulos, even after "Free Speech Week" cancelled

He wrote on Instagram : 'I did what I said I would do. University officials said they had worked around-the-clock and spent more than $1 million to ensure there would be adequate security for the events. Ann Coulter was meant to be the recipient of the Mario Savio Award for Free Speech, Yiannopolous said, admitting that he considered smashing...

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  • Natural disaster detected near N Korea nuclear testing facility
Natural disaster detected near N Korea nuclear testing facility

The missile tests are posturing by Kim Jong Un and a clear attempt to show dominance to the United States and its allies. It is wary of the fallout it would suffer if North Korea imploded, and it wants to preserve a buffer between itself and the United States forces based in South Korea.

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  • Firefighters: 7 wounded, 1 killed in Nashville church shooting
Firefighters: 7 wounded, 1 killed in Nashville church shooting

The usher was then "pistol-whipped" by the gunman. A woman was shot and killed and six others injured in the rampage. Nashville and Tennessee leaders are sending prayers to the victims and families of the shooting. We will update as we confirm more details. When he confronted the shooter, the shooter shot himself in the head. "(Her husband) ca...

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  • McCain comes out against Republican health care bill
McCain comes out against Republican health care bill

But like all the times before, it appears as though the latest GOP incarnation of Obamacare Lite will fall short in Congress. Sen. John McCain says he won't vote for the Republican bill repealing the Obama health care law. "For starters, you don't protect pre-existing conditions when you allow states to deny coverage for pre-existing condi...

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  • New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers
New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers

I think Newton is going to blow up against this Saints defense and carve them up for his first 300 yard game of the season. Thomas finished the half with six catches on six targets with 61 yards and a touchdown. The Carolina Panthers may have lost their best offensive weapon in the passing game. Remember: Newton underwent shoulder surgery dur...

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  • Seismic Activity was Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Site
Seismic Activity was Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Site

The first sign Pyongyang has conducted a nuclear test is usually seismic activity. A US intelligence official and USA -based non-governmental experts said their initial assessment was that the quake was either natural or connected to North Korea's latest and largest nuclear test on Sept.3, and not caused by a new nuclear test.

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  • Russian Federation rules out reopening negotiations on Iran's nuclear deal
Russian Federation rules out reopening negotiations on Iran's nuclear deal

So now, United States is reportedly "getting ready to play hardball" or in other words, U.S. may be forced to launch a strike against the North Korea's nuclear program, in order to defend the USA and its allies. Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AH Mahmud Ali asked for cooperation on the issue during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov ...

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  • Tiny Dominica calls for help after Hurricane Maria
Tiny Dominica calls for help after Hurricane Maria

The task ahead is no small order either as the Prime Minister revealed a devastating status report. Describing Maria's winds as brutal, Skerrit said people were exposed to the elements and he was told of some hiding in kitchen cupboards when the roof overhead was ripped away.

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  • 70-year-old Falahari Baba arrested for raping law intern
70-year-old Falahari Baba arrested for raping law intern

After getting arrested, baba pleaded before the police that he could not have raped the girl as he was "impotent". Falahari Baba is being kept at a government hospital in Alwar and he is under the observation of a team of doctors. According to the woman's complaint, she had gone to ashram to donate the stipend of the internship that she had...

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  • US Flies Bomber Near North Korean Border in Latest Show of Force
US Flies Bomber Near North Korean Border in Latest Show of Force

Dana White a spokeswoman for the Pentagon this clearly underscores "the seriousness with which we take North Korea's reckless behaviour". The Pentagon said Saturday's flight off the North Korean coast "is a demonstration of USA resolve and a clear message that the president has many military options to defeat any threat", adding, "We are prepared...

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  • Quake near North Korea nuclear test site 'occurred naturally'
Quake near North Korea nuclear test site 'occurred naturally'

However, North Korea has not declared it officially yet. Beijing has condemned the North's missile tests, but hopes to resolve the nuclear crisis through diplomatic means, pleading for a resumption of long-dormant six-nation talks. "The [missile defence system's] sensors and radars we have are focused on North Korea, and the interceptors [used ...

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  • Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops
Hurricane Maria stays strong, Lee redevelops

First, the known impacts: The hurricane center said waves stirred up by Maria will reach the U.S. East Coast over the next few days and could cause rough surf and deadly rip currents. - The forecast track of Hurricane Maria shifted slightly west early Saturday morning, bringing a small sliver of North Carolina's coast into the cone of uncertainty...

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  • Dotard: The 14th century word brought back by Kim Jong
Dotard: The 14th century word brought back by Kim Jong

This comes after President Donald Trump's United Nations address, saying that the USA if provoked, would destroy the communist country. Trump has also called out Hillary Clinton in response to her criticisms of his North Korea policy, accusing her of failing to act as Secretary of State while North Korea developed nuclear weapons.

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