• North Korean workers process salmon, snow crab shipped to US
North Korean workers process salmon, snow crab shipped to US

If true, this would mean American customers have inadvertently subsidized North Korea's nuclear weapons program. AP said Hunchun was part of a broader effort by Pyongyang to disperse tens of thousands of workers around the world in various industries, bringing in an estimated $200 to $500 million annually and bolstering North Korea's nuclear pro...

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  • Will United States Impose New Gun Laws After Las Vegas Shooting?
Will United States Impose New Gun Laws After Las Vegas Shooting?

Police stormed his room and found he had killed himself after committing the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. "The classification of these devices depends on whether they mechanically alter the function of the firearm to fire fully automatic", said Jill Snyder, ATF Special Agent in Charge.

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  • Trump Justice Dept. Ends Transgender Workplace Protections
Trump Justice Dept. Ends Transgender Workplace Protections

Sessions's memo urges the Department of Justice to "interpret Title VII as written by Congress". Title VII of the landmark 1964 federal law states that employers can not discriminate against someone "because of such individual's race, color, religion, sex, or national origin".

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  • Pence says NASA will put people on the moon again
Pence says NASA will put people on the moon again

Pence also proclaimed that the United States will be the first nation to put humans on Mars - whether that will be via NASA or a private company like SpaceX (or a mixture of both) is yet to be seen. The Trump administration has re-assembled the National Space Council, which was disbanded in 1993. The council will aid the Trump administration in d...

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  • Catalans Stall Independence Push With Leaders Divided
Catalans Stall Independence Push With Leaders Divided

Upholding a challenge by Catalonia's Socialist party, which opposes secession from Spain , the court ruled that allowing the regional parliament to meet and declare independence would violate the rights of the party's MPs. "Georgia hopes that the situation in the Kingdom of Spain will be peacefully regulated in full compliance with the princ...

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  • Tillerson Denies Wanting to Resign, But Doesn't Deny Calling Trump a 'Moron'
Tillerson Denies Wanting to Resign, But Doesn't Deny Calling Trump a 'Moron'

He called the network "fake news" and said "they are a disgrace to good reporting ". "No wonder their news ratings are way down!". "They should issue an apology to AMERICA!" A person familiar with that conversation also disputed that Pence sought to coax Tillerson into not quitting.

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  • Iraq Retakes Town of Hawija from Islamic State
Iraq Retakes Town of Hawija from Islamic State

Hawija , which lies 215km (135 miles) north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad , has been a bastion of Sunni Arab insurgents since the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. It warned, however, that "an ISIS presence remains in Iraq, and the Coalition will continue to stand side-by-side with the ISF in their collective mission to defeat ISIS ( Islamic Sta...

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  • Al Soma keeps Syria in the race against Australia
Al Soma keeps Syria in the race against Australia

Al Soma very almost scored from a headed effort that struck Ryan's face en route to the post, one of many near misses for Syria in the second half. Australia had little in clear-cut chances to show for their dominance of possession with only Mark Milligan forcing anything like a serious save from Ibrahim Alma with his long range attempt inside ...

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  • UK's Edward Heath would have been quizzed on child sex abuse claims
UK's Edward Heath would have been quizzed on child sex abuse claims

The allegations made against Heath include one of rape of a male under 16, three of indecent assault on a male under 16, four of indecent assault on a male under 14, and two of indecent assault on a male over 16. "This conclusion relates to seven of the 42 disclosures that were considered by the Operation Conifer investigation". Wiltshire Poli...

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  • Trump meets with mass shooting survivors in Las Vegas
Trump meets with mass shooting survivors in Las Vegas

Fifty-eight people were killed and more than 500 were wounded in the attack. Paddock's son, Stephen Paddock , was the gunman who opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. Ms Danley was born in the Philippines and moved to Queensland in the early 1980s before moving 28 years ago to the USA where she worked in casinos...

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  • 18 killed several injured in Pakistan shrine blast
18 killed several injured in Pakistan shrine blast

Provincial home minister Sarfaraz Bugti also confirmed the toll. Atif Ali Shah, the custodian of the shrine, told reporters that had the attacker managed to enter the shrine, there would have been many more casualties. Hundreds of devotees were present at the shrine for a monthly gathering when the bomber hit. The local administration declare...

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  • Vegas killer gave no warning of violence, says girlfriend
Vegas killer gave no warning of violence, says girlfriend

At least 59 people are dead, including four Canadians, and more than 500 were injured. In the immediate aftermath, Ms Danley's image was broadcast around the world, sparking a global manhunt after it was revealed she had lived for years alongside the man who had committed the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

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  • Forecast: Watching the Gulf of Mexico!
Forecast: Watching the Gulf of Mexico!

The National Hurricane Center said in its 11 a.m. forecast Wednesday that a tropical depression in southwestern Caribbean is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Nate later today. At this point, landfall is expected somewhere along the Florida Gulf Coast. Strengthening also is likely over the northwestern Caribbean Sea Thursday night ...

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  • Putin and Saudi king turn the page on decades of tensions
Putin and Saudi king turn the page on decades of tensions

Iran must refrain from interfering in Middle Eastern conflicts because such involvement has destabilised the region, King Salman told Russian President Vladimir Putin , according to comments carried by the Interfax news agency. The company building the stadium said in August it was 30 days behind schedule but hoped to make up for lost time and e...

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  • Isis claims Las Vegas shooting: What have they said?
Isis claims Las Vegas shooting: What have they said?

As The Atlantic reports : "A false claim of credit in Las Vegas will effectively shred the Islamic State's news agency's credibility". In a later statement from Islamic State , the militant group referred to the Las Vegas attacker by a nom de guerre of "Abu Abd al-Bar al-Ameriki".

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  • Las Vegas Shooter Girlfriend Sent Away Before Attack, Her Sisters Say
Las Vegas Shooter Girlfriend Sent Away Before Attack, Her Sisters Say

The stocks have been around for less than a decade, and Schneider said officials determined they were legal. Police have not described Danley as a suspect but Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Tuesday that she was a "person of interest" and law enforcement hoped she could shed some light on the investigation.

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  • Future of Colman's plant in Norwich under review
Future of Colman's plant in Norwich under review

But the future of the plant is in doubt after Britvic, the soft drinks maker behind Robinsons, which co-owns the site, said it would be pulling out in 2019. A major new factory was built at Widford, on the edge of Chelmsford, in 1954, where the Britvic clock tower, built at the same time, became a well-known local landmark.

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  • Taylor Winston Is OB's Hero of the Las Vegas Massacre
Taylor Winston Is OB's Hero of the Las Vegas Massacre

The Route 91 Harvest country music festival became the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history when 64-year-old Stephen Paddock sprayed a crowd of 22,000 with automatic gunfire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Casino before turning a gun on himself.

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  • Google, Facebook, & YouTube Promote Hoaxes On Las Vegas Mass Shooter
Google, Facebook, & YouTube Promote Hoaxes On Las Vegas Mass Shooter

Facebook's Safety Check , for example, lets people check in with friends and family to let them know whether they are safe. According to Buzzfeed, fake news regarding the incident may have its roots on Twitter , with false reports appearing within minutes of the shooting.

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  • Pak ISI has connections with terrorist groups: US General
Pak ISI has connections with terrorist groups: US General

US and coalition forces began combat operations against al-Qaida in the country in 2001 following the 9/11 attacks. Mattis said the additional troops will be advising Afghan forces at the battalion and brigade levels but will be allowed to accompany forces to the battlefield and can employ fire support.

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