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World Media North Korea's Ri Sol Ju gave birth to third child
Author: 0 North Korea's Ri Sol Ju gave birth to third child

U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman, who has conducted unofficial "diplomacy" in the reclusive country, has reported that the second child is a girl. Opposition lawmaker Yi Wan-yong said "Kim's first child is a son and the second child is a daughter", noting he also learned this information from non-NIS sources.

World Media Mumbai faces more rain after record downpour
Author: 0 Mumbai faces more rain after record downpour

At 23 places, over 200 mm rainfall was received. "Urge the people of Mumbai and surrounding areas to stay safe and take all essential precautions in the wake of the heavy rain", the PM said. "Many of our people didn't go home last night and some left for home this morning". In view of the heavy rains in Maharashtra, Northern Railways on Wednesday cancelled 16 trains to and from the state.

World Media USA campaign to cause new conflicts in Syria
Author: 0 USA campaign to cause new conflicts in Syria

It also marks the first time Islamic State has publicly agreed to a forced evacuation from territory it held in Syria. Hezbollah, a Shiite movement founded in the 1980s to fight the Israeli occupation of Lebanon, joined the war in Syria early on to shore up its ally, President Bashar al-Assad, and retain a supply line that runs from Iran to Lebanon.

World Media Uber hires Dara Khosrowshahi as chief
Author: 0 Uber hires Dara Khosrowshahi as chief

She added that while it had seemed Kalanick and Uber's other directors "seemed eager to take those steps", the board was "still too fractured to make progress" on her demands. Dara Khosrowshahi , the chief executive hired to restore confidence in the troubled taxi hailing company Uber, could not be more different to the man he replaces.

World Media Facing Murder, Kidnapping Charges in Savanna Greywind Case
Author: 0 Facing Murder, Kidnapping Charges in Savanna Greywind Case

Cass County States Attorney Birch Burdick says whether or not the case goes to federal court will be determined at a later date, but as of now, both 38 year-old Brooke Crews and 32 year-old William Hoehn will be charged in Cass County. WDAY reported that Greywind was due to give birth on September 20 and had already decided with her long-time boyfriend, Ashton Matheny, to name the baby Haisley Jo.

World Media Juncker Insists Britain Resolves Divorce Before Trade Talks
Author: 0 Juncker Insists Britain Resolves Divorce Before Trade Talks

Both sides have repeatedly warned that the clock is ticking down to the March 2019 Brexit deadline and that they are the ones doing their best to make progress . But they have made clear that Britain must be outside the EU single market and customs union during the transition so it can exercise more control over immigration and strike up new trade deals with other countries.

World Media I Plan to Help GOP Candidates, Not Be One — Arpaio to Newsmax
Author: 0 I Plan to Help GOP Candidates, Not Be One — Arpaio to Newsmax

At the press conference , the president seemed to imply that the noise generated by his supporters was a factor in his thinking. Although Arpaio previously swore off another candidacy when he left office in January, he said that what he has seen happening in recent months, especially with the president, has him saying, "Hey, why not?" Donald Trump admitted that he chose to announce the controversial pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio during the start of Hurricane Harvey's landfall ...

World Media Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding
Author: 0 Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding

Trump's attempt to score funding for a wall that would cost tens of billions of dollars faces roadblocks in Congress from both Democrats and Republicans. "We'll be able to stop them once the wall is up", he added. "I think we'll end up probably terminating NAFTA at some point", Trump told rally attendees.

World Media Levee that had been breached is fortified , say officials
Author: 0 Levee that had been breached is fortified , say officials

The remnants of Hurricane Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into Houston on Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground. Harvey dropped almost 125 centimetres of rain - a record for a tropical storm in the continental United States - in Pearland, Texas, south-east of Houston, the National Weather Service said.

World Media Compromise education bill fails in House
Author: 0 Compromise education bill fails in House

Biss accused Republicans of using the crisis surrounding school funding as a "backdoor" way to push for the privitization of public education. Teachers unions oppose the tax credit, which is often called a "voucher". The bill would allow Chicago to raise its property tax levy to pay for teacher pensions; includes a minimum funding level of $350 million; allows for property tax relief for some districts via referendum; and removes some unfunded state mandates from local schools, among ...

World Media Animal Humane Society Sending Rescue Team To Texas
Author: 0 Animal Humane Society Sending Rescue Team To Texas

Volunteer information will be shared directly with Houston SPCA and SPCA of Texas . Moving the pets out of the Texas shelters will make way for animals displaced by the storm so they can stay close to their owners, said Miller, director of marketing and events at St.

World Media German challenger Schulz slams Merkel as aloof as campaign heats up
Author: 0 German challenger Schulz slams Merkel as aloof as campaign heats up

German chancellor Angela Merkel has said she sees no possibility for deepening European Union co-operation with Ankara at present as the rule of law no longer exists in Turkey. Trump famously did not respond to Merkel's question of "Do you want to have a handshake?" in front of photographers and reporters when they met in March , even though they shook hands other times during her White House visit.

World Media Netanyahu: Iran wants to use Syria to eradicate Israel
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Iran wants to use Syria to eradicate Israel

Guterres, who is now in Israel on an official visit , also commented on the violence in Charlottesville and criticized US President Donald Trump's reaction. "This is the inheritance of our forefathers, this is our country", Netanyahu said. While Guterres spoke at length in his public comments on Monday on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli leaders interests lie elsewhere for now.

World Media China says sanctions won't help as Trump targets Venezuela
Author: 0 China says sanctions won't help as Trump targets Venezuela

The new sanctions , signed on Friday by Trump, will prohibit dealings in new debt and equity issued by the government of Venezuela and its state oil company. Moreover, the announcements of a new constitution were made during a hard social and political environment that made millions of Venezuela go out and protest against Maduro's government.

World Media US Pacific Command: N. Korea Fired 3 Missiles, None Posed Threat
Author: 0 US Pacific Command: N. Korea Fired 3 Missiles, None Posed Threat

He said the first and third missiles failed in flight, while the second missile appeared to have blown up nearly immediately. "Availing ourselves of this opportunity, we solemnly warn not only the USA and [South Korean] puppet group but also satellites, including United Kingdom and Australia , which are taking advantage of the present war maneuvers against the north that they would face a miserable end if they join in play with fire by tiger moths of war", a spokesman for the National ...

Author: 0 Protesters Clash in Berkeley - Arrests Made

Update at 3:20 p.m.: The large anti-fascist protest in Berkeley is winding down. SAN FRANCISCO , USA - AUGUST 26: Counter protesters cheer as they demonstrate in opposition of the cancelled Patriot Prayer rally in San Francisco, California on August 26, 2017.

World Media North Korea Tensions Continue, US and South Korea Millitary Drills
Author: 0 North Korea Tensions Continue, US and South Korea Millitary Drills

It comes a day after Pyongyang lashed out at the ongoing US-South Korean military drills. Benham says the military continues with a more detailed assessment. Lee Il-Woo, an analyst at Korea Defense Network, said the launches represented a "low-level provocative act " carried out in response to the US-South Korea exercises, which are seen by Pyongyang as a rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory.

World Media Fitbit smartwatch, wireless headphones, and smart scale available for preorder
Author: 0 Fitbit smartwatch, wireless headphones, and smart scale available for preorder

But it's what Ionic promises to deliver that could transform wearable technology. The watch also includes a relative SpO2 sensor, which allows for deeper health tracking of conditions like sleep apnea. "The Fitbit app software development kit (SDK) will be open to developers in September 2017", says Fitbit . All apps will run natively on the watch and have access to all of its sensors.

World Media South Korea to cremate North Korea woman found at sea
Author: 0 South Korea to cremate North Korea woman found at sea

The North American Aerospace Defence Command said the launches of short-range missiles from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America. Benham said the command is working with its Interagency partners "on a more detailed assessment and will provide a public update if warranted".

Author: 0 North Korea Signals It Has A More Powerful ICBM In The Works

North Korea today launched three ballistic missiles, USA military officials said , dampening President Donald Trump's optimism to strike a deal with Pyongyang to contain its rapidly expanding nuclear weapons programme. The photographs also showed the design for the Pukguksong-3, likely a new solid-fuel intermediate-range ballistic missile being developed for submarine launches.

World Media A Nurse in Germany Killed at Least 84 People
Author: 0 A Nurse in Germany Killed at Least 84 People

The suspect Niels Hogel was initially jailed for life in 2015 after admitting to killing some 30 people at two clinics. However, the police have said that 90 more such murders have come to the fore after forensics experts exhumed and analysed more than 130 bodies.

World Media ACLU Suing Trump Over Transgender Military Ban
Author: 0 ACLU Suing Trump Over Transgender Military Ban

The ACLU's complaint purports to address each of Trump's stated concerns, using government-backed studies, an analysis of transgender-related costs and the apparent readiness of several USA allies that allow transgender soldiers to serve openly.

Author: 0 Korea Sends Letter to UNSC Demanding Emergency Discussion on US-Seoul Drills

South Korea's presidential office and military said North Korea fired "several" projectiles in what was presumed as a test of its 300-millimeter rocket artillery system. The missiles did not pose a threat to North America nor to the USA territory of Guam , said the Pacific Command. North Korea fired multiple short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, a US official confirmed to Fox News Friday.

World Media N.Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea -S.Korea
Author: 0 N.Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea -S.Korea

It said that the second missile appears to have blown up immediately and that none posed threat to the US territory of Guam, which the North had previously warned it would fire missiles toward. Pyongyang labels the exercises as a provocative rehearsal for an invasion, while South Korea and the US insist they are purely defensive in nature. Trump warned that he would unleash " fire and fury " if the North continued its threats.

World Media Tillerson says U.S. will keep up 'peaceful pressure' on North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson says U.S. will keep up 'peaceful pressure' on North Korea

North Korea has fired several short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast according to the U.S. military, as South Korea and the United States conduct annual joint military drills. Kim says North Korea's large-sized artillery rockets blur the boundaries between artillery systems and ballistic missiles because they create their own thrust and are guided during delivery.

World Media British beach evacuated after suspected chemical leak
Author: 0 British beach evacuated after suspected chemical leak

The force said the first reports came from Birling Gap around 5 pm (1600 GMT) that up to 50 people had been affected by something causing irritation to their eyes and throats. Birling Gap, a hotspot for tourists and local beachgoers located near the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs in East Sussex, was evacuated on August 27 after a suspected chemical leak along the coast.

World Media Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton's book tour hits Boston in November

Hillary Clinton is coming to UC Davis. While the price of tickets to her October 30 book tour event at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago has yet to be announced, attending a similar event in NY will set you back $125 - about the price of a decent Broadway show.

World Media CBS swoops on Network Ten
Author: 0 CBS swoops on Network Ten

The deal includes Ten's ELEVEN channel, in which CBS already has a 33 per cent stake, channel ONE and Ten's growing digital platform TENPLAY. CBS will also launch its subscription video on-demand service CBS All Access into Australia .

World Media Mexico reiterates refusal to pay for Trump's wall
Author: 0 Mexico reiterates refusal to pay for Trump's wall

Meanwhile, Canada doesn't seem to have issued an official response. Mexico is offering to help flood-ravaged Texas, The Dallas Morning News is reporting. Trump tweeted on Sunday that he wasn't pleased with how negotiations over NAFTA are going, saying Mexico and Canada were "being very hard". "Mexico will not negotiate NAFTA, nor any other aspect of the bilateral relationship, through social media or any other news platform", the ministry said.

World Media Rough first dooms Mariners in rubber match loss to Yankees
Author: 0 Rough first dooms Mariners in rubber match loss to Yankees

Ruiz tagged Yankees' starter Sonny Gray for the solo shot that tied the game at 1-1 in the third inning. The Vanderbilt product saw plenty of the Mariners from his time in Oakland and is 4-2 with a 2.86 ERA in 10 career meetings. He makes his 100th career start in the majors Sunday and is 48-26 so far. The Mariners made five errors in the first inning alone. With two runners in scoring position, Tanaka struck out Seager and retired Mitch Haniger to end the inning.