• Putin: I am not disappointed with Trump, we're not married
Putin: I am not disappointed with Trump, we're not married

While Washington needs backing from allies, co-operation with traditional adversaries China and Russian Federation is more significant. President Trump's chief innovation in North Korea relations - matching Kim Jong Un's reckless provocations with his own - hasn't achieved any desirable result.

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  • Orangeburg public schools closed Monday and Tuesday
Orangeburg public schools closed Monday and Tuesday

As Hurricane Irma continues on a path that could threaten SC, we're answering some common questions about the storm and South Carolina's response. All afternoon and evening activities including sporting events are canceled. Richland County officers will be closed Monday , and the county has made the decision to open up a shelter for evacuees. ...

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  • Rafa Benitez to miss Newcastle's match at Swansea
Rafa Benitez to miss Newcastle's match at Swansea

The Ivorian has returned to Swansea after an unhappy two and a half seasons at Manchester City . Tammy Abraham nearly joined Newcastle , before signing for the Swans in July. It may be too early for Bony to start this one but Sanches might get a game, which would allow the Swansea faithful to see his all-action displays in the flesh for t...

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  • China holds military drill as N Korea tensions rise
China holds military drill as N Korea tensions rise

The proposed resolution would condemn "in the strongest terms" the latest nuclear test, which Pyongyang said was of a hydrogen bomb, calling it a "flagrant" violation of previous council resolutions banning all nuclear tests. "We will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea". Diplomatic sources said Russian Federation and China oppos...

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  • Senate Passes Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill, Raises Debt Ceiling
Senate Passes Hurricane Harvey Relief Bill, Raises Debt Ceiling

Cornyn said he didn't think a short-term government funding bill, known as a continuing resolution or CR, would be ready to also be added to the Hurricane Harvey relief bill so that would have to move separately later this month before the government runs out of money at the end of September.

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  • Alabama Prepares for Hurricane Irma, Takes in Neighbors
Alabama Prepares for Hurricane Irma, Takes in Neighbors

The storm is considered to be the worst in a decade. Have the t-shirts, photos and memories to prove it! "We do not want you to let your guard down". While the path of the storm is not yet fixed, our staff and Harnett County Emergency Management officials are carefully monitoring the track of the storm and making appropriate plans for possible im...

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  • Putin: North Korea crisis could be 'impossible' to solve
Putin: North Korea crisis could be 'impossible' to solve

Tensions over North Korea's nuclear program intensified this week after Pyongyang's boast Sunday that had it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a missile. Energy from the underground explosion, near the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in northeast North Korea, was about six times stronger than the nuclear test of a year a...

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  • USFK adds 4 launchers to THAAD as protesters clash with police
USFK adds 4 launchers to THAAD as protesters clash with police

But Moon has also come out strongly against taking any preventive military action against North Korea that could plunge South Korea into a catastrophic war. He said that as long as the United States, "relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK", it will receive more "gift packages".

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  • Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein
Putin: North Korea should learn from fall of Saddam Hussein

Putin's response came in a telephone conversation on the evening of September 4 with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The Russian President said imposing tougher sanctions on the regime of Kim Jong Un over its nuclear missile programme would not change the leadership in Pyongyang, but could lead to large-scale human suffering.

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  • South Korean Leader Asks Russia to Help Stop North Korean Provocations
South Korean Leader Asks Russia to Help Stop North Korean Provocations

But he said he believed North Korea's leadership feared any freeze of its nuclear programme would be followed by what amounted to "an invitation to the cemetery". Hours after the test, US President Donald Trump logged onto Twitter to denounce North Korea as an embarrassment to China, which he claimed was "trying to help (end the crisis) but with li...

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  • Minister's daughter returns scholarship
Minister's daughter returns scholarship

Social Justice and Special Assistance Department of the state government every year announces foreign education scholarship for SC students. A Maharashtra minister's daughter has said she will not accept a state government scholarship to study overseas, after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis sought an explanation from her father Social Justice ...

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  • Under construction flyover collapses in Bhubaneswar, CM announces ex-gratia
Under construction flyover collapses in Bhubaneswar, CM announces ex-gratia

One of the deceased has been identified as Satya Patnaik a 40-year-old construction worker from Bhubaneshwar. More than 10 fire tenders, few cranes and several teams of Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) have joined the rescue operations.

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  • Mnuchin: Sanctions on countries trading with NK ready for Trump to sign
Mnuchin: Sanctions on countries trading with NK ready for Trump to sign

In a conversation Tuesday with Britain's Prime Minister, the White House says Trump stressed that "now is not the time to talk to North Korea" and that "all options remain open" to defend the USA and its allies. "Our military has never been stronger", Trump said Thursday. "Hopefully, we're not going to have to use it on North Korea". Secretary ...

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  • Harvey Responders Say the Arkema Plant Blaze Made Them Sick
Harvey Responders Say the Arkema Plant Blaze Made Them Sick

In an emailed statement , a spokesperson said that Arkema would "vigorously defend" the lawsuit that the company described as "gravely mistaken". As rumors of explosions and possible fires at the plant circled on social media, Rich Rowe, CEO of the North American branch of the company, admitted they had no way of preventing an explosion at ...

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  • North Korea warns 'more gift packages' on way to US
North Korea warns 'more gift packages' on way to US

Last month, North Korea had tested intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching major USA cities and sent a missile over Japan. "The most unsafe crisis we face today is the crisis related to the nuclear risk in relation to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea", Guterres said, using the North's official name.

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  • USA determined to have United Nations vote Monday on N.Korea sanctions: diplomats
USA determined to have United Nations vote Monday on N.Korea sanctions: diplomats

Maybe that's why he has played up the United States' readiness to strike if provoked by North Korea. President Donald Trump stepped back from the possibility of imminent military action against North Korea on Thursday, saying such an event is neither inevitable nor preferable.

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  • NPFL 2017 : Plateau Utd crowned champions after 2-0 victory over Rangers
NPFL 2017 : Plateau Utd crowned champions after 2-0 victory over Rangers

Plateau United will line up Peter Eneji a sensational winger who has been called up by the national team for the WAFU Cup in Ghana as well as long throw-in specialist Daniel Itodo, who has provided nine assists from long throw-ins, and not forgetting the midfield maestro Benjamin Turba.

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  • Putin tries to quell fears, says North Korean crisis won't go nuclear
Putin tries to quell fears, says North Korean crisis won't go nuclear

Tensions have risen between the isolated, secretive dictatorship and the outside world since its sixth nuclear test Sunday and a flurry of outspoken statements between Kim and President Donald Trump . But he said he believed North Korea's leadership feared any freeze of its nuclear program would be followed by what amounted to "an invitation to ...

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  • Iowa State volleyball now 7-0 after Cy-Hawk win, Saturday sweep
Iowa State volleyball now 7-0 after Cy-Hawk win, Saturday sweep

The traveling trophy was was created by the Greater Des Moines Athletic Club in 1976, and in 1977 Governor Robert D. Ray presented it to the victor of the first game since 1934 - Iowa - who won 12-10. Butler finished with five receptions for 128 yards and two touchdowns, including a 74-yarder that broke a 31-31 tie late in the fourth quarter. "The ...

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  • Non-disclosure for past offences in BAME justice review
Non-disclosure for past offences in BAME justice review

Young BAME offenders are also "less likely to be recorded as having problems" such as learning difficulties or mental illness - something Lammy claims is "entrenching disproportionality". Despite black and minority ethnic (BAME) groups making up 12.9% of the United Kingdom population, just 7% of judges and 11% of magistrates identify as BAME.

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