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Author: 0 North Korea says it conducted 5th nuclear test

China has said the THAAD system would destabilize the regional security balance without achieving anything to end North Korea's nuclear program. In announcing its nuclear test, North Korea called it "part of responsive measures to threats and sanctions from the US and enemies denying our strategic position as a nuclear state".

Author: 0 After ruling, North Carolina board careful on vote changes

Of course, all of this was ordered after the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down North Carolina's Voter ID law, which limited the number of days in the early voting period. According to a poll published Friday that includes seven states where surveys do not show a clear victor (Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia), 48 percent of Latino voters in North Carolina say the "most important" thing the next president and Congress must tackle is ...

Author: 0 Serbia and Ireland draw in first World Cup qualifier

The Republic of Ireland equalised on 81 minutes through substitute Daryl Murphy with his first global goal. Earning his 66th cap, the former Swansea City centre-back strolled through the game as goals from Sam Vokes (38) and Joe Allen (44) before a Gareth Bale double which set the Welsh on the way on their first leg of the journey to Russian Federation in two years time.

Author: 0 Nintendo to release Super Mario runner game for iOS this December

The new game isn't available yet and the App store has it listed as coming soon. Pokemon Go is also coming to the Apple Watch, its creator Niantic announced at Apple's event today . Throughout the presentation, Nintendo showcased some of the game, which will let you collect coins, compete against other players, and create your own Mushroom Kingdom.

Author: 0 Merkel unsatisfied with German state election result

Merkel's Christian Democrats received 19 percent. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, a small coastal state in northeastern Germany, only has 1.3 million eligible voters. CSU general secretary Andreas Scheuer said that "we feel vindicated in our course". Merkel said the party now has to "work intensively on winning back trust, and I am firmly convinced that we can only do that by simply showing that we are solving the problems".

Author: 0 Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift 'in love split'

In comparison Tom appeared to be licking his wounds as he was spotted deep in conversation with friends in Australia where he is filming Thor: Ragnarok with Chris Hemsworth. "When we were together, we were very careful for it not to be a media circus", Calvin said. "It was an intense start", an insider adds. Tom Hiddleston is about to become the subject of a song.

Author: 0 US seeks to ease tensions over South China Sea

President Obama on Thursday said that work must continue to peacefully resolve disputes in the South China Sea as he completed a nine-day Asia-Pacific trip. Leaders from Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea and the United States also attended the summit. The leaders agreed to establish a hotline to China this week.

Author: 0 Texas police report active shooter situation at high school

Reports coming in of one person being shot and two possible suspects. Additionally, a police officer was accidentally shot by another officer at the high school. Authorities said threats were phoned in to Sul Ross State University and an Alpine hospital. Alpine Independent School District describes just on 280 students being enrolled at Alpine High School , in the small town of just 6,500.

World Media Thousands of Turkish education personnel suspended
Author: 0 Thousands of Turkish education personnel suspended

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that the government was conducting its "largest operation in history" against the PKK in the south of the country, and that the removal of civil servants with links to the group was a key element of the fight.

Author: 0 Zika virus found in tears of mice - United States study

According to World Health Organization , the Zika virus is primarily transmitted by mosquitoes; however, mounting evidence shows that the sexual transmission of the virus is perhaps more common than previously assumed. 'I ask you to have confidence in Thailand's surveillance system, ' they said in a statement . Researchers said bodily fluids, including tears, are one possibility for how an elderly Utah man may have spread the virus to his son.

Author: 0 Yosemite expanding by 400 acres

Yet, meadows may be home to one-third of all the plant species found in the park. "It's a stunning open meadow surrounded by forest habitat, which supports a wide variety of flora and fauna species and offers new meadow experiences for park visitors", Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher said in a statement .

World Media 110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps
Author: 0 110 people stuck in cable cars at Mont Blanc in Alps

The Vallee Blanche Cable Car connects the renowned Aiguille du Midi mountain in the Mont Blanc with the Pointe Helbronner. Cables carrying the Panoramic Mont Blanc cars reportedly tangled around 4 p.m. The group had been travelling from Aiguille du Midi to the Hellbronner peak, which is around 11,358 ft above sea level. It was not clear what caused the cable auto to get stuck or how high up the vehicle was.

Author: 0 Japan calls for 'united and clear' UN message to North Korea

In January, North Korea said it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb, its fourth nuclear test, and vowed to build up its nuclear program as deterrence against potential aggression from the USA and its regional allies. The statements by Obama and other world leaders come as North Korea fired three ballistic missiles off its east coast Monday, seen as a provocation and show of force that was carefully timed to irk world leaders visiting the region for the Group of 20 economic summit in ...

World Media Australia Keen On Post-Brexit FTA With UK
Author: 0 Australia Keen On Post-Brexit FTA With UK

Mr Ciobo is now in London to discuss a possible free trade deal Mr Fox and said "there has been a good alignment" so far. Mr Ciobo said an eventual deal could be struck "quite quickly", because of Australia's close historic and cultural ties with the United Kingdom, but added: "You would expect it's at least two and a half years off".

Author: 0 PS4 Pro Specs: What HDR Is And How It Makes 4K Better

If one was to base on the price of the original PlayStation 4 which is $350, then surely, the new PlayStation 4 Neo will have a price higher than that as it has better features. A report from Mirror also points out that even if Sony unveils the PS4 Neo in the event, it is no guarantee that the console will be available for purchase.

Author: 0 Daniel Radcliffe hasn't endorsed Jeremy Corbyn after JK Rowling's criticism

Asked how he meant to win over any alienated female Labour MPs, he said: "I want to reach out to all members of the Labour Party and all members of the parliamentary party". Deputy leader Tom Watson, who is preparing a bid to overturn Labour's "one person one vote" system, has signalled support for shadow cabinet elections.

Author: 0 Turkey says 2 of its soldiers killed in IS attack in Syria

It is hard to imagine that Moscow would have allowed Ankara to increase its influence in the region without demanding anything in return, argued Akhmetov, pointing out that Turkish officials appear to have changed their stance on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Author: 0 Kashmir unrest: Rajnath Singh to meet Army Chief Dalbir Singh today

Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh said after the meeting that the all-party delegation that visited J&K - which has entered its third month of shutdown - felt "there's no place for violence in a civilised society".

World Media Modi looks forward to Pakistan visit, says Indian envoy
Author: 0 Modi looks forward to Pakistan visit, says Indian envoy

The G20, in its communique released after the conclusion of the two-day summit, said, "We strongly condemn terrorism in all forms and manifestations, which poses serious challenges to worldwide peace and security and endangers our ongoing efforts to strengthen the global economy and ensure sustainable growth and development".

Author: 0 IS militants ousted from Turkey-Syria border, says Yildirim

On Saturday, Turkish tanks with Syrian rebels seized Al-Rai, a town that rebels lost to Islamic State in May, and spread east and west to several surrounding villages. On Sunday, they took control of the villages of Ganime and Suveya, west of Jarabulus, as well as Kadikoy (El Kadi), the last Daesh-controlled village along the Turkish-Syrian border.

World Media Biden: Clinton should talk with 'some passion'
Author: 0 Biden: Clinton should talk with 'some passion'

Biden endorsed Clinton as next occupant of the White House. "With Hillary Clinton, you can have a "you're hired" president". Biden revealed in the CNN interview that Clinton will have more of a role in the decision-making process than she let on, though.

World Media Barack Obama warns China of 'consequences' for its behaviour
Author: 0 Barack Obama warns China of 'consequences' for its behaviour

As Obama was preparing to attend the G20 summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, US officials balked at requiring President Obama to use a staircase provided by the Chinese to disembark his airplane instead of the set of rolling stairs flown in by the US, leading some to wonder if the gesture was simple oversight or a subtle sign of disrespect.

World Media Hundreds of marijuana plants found in CT daycare
Author: 0 Hundreds of marijuana plants found in CT daycare

A tall wooden fence in the backyard concealed about 600 marijuana plants - worth over $1 million, according to WTIC . It was then that police discovered around 600 plants, some up to three metres tall, and neighbours say they didn't suspect a thing.

Author: 0 ETH Zurich remains top university in continental Europe

The QS Rankings consider academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty to student ratio, citations per faculty, worldwide faculty and global students. Nine out of 10 Indian Universities which have been ranked have come down on the list as compared to last year's rankings. Stanford University also achieves its highest-ever position.

World Media Canadian PM Justin Trudeau hails renewed friendship with China
Author: 0 Canadian PM Justin Trudeau hails renewed friendship with China

Trudeau is nearing the end of his eight-day trip to China, during which he also held bilateral talks focused mainly on trade and investment with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. On Monday, he said he would listen if China raises its long-held concerns with him over Canada's restrictions on investment by foreign, state-owned enterprises.

Author: 0 Cosby due in Pennsylvania court with streamlined legal team

Despite having dozens of accusers, Cosby is only facing criminal charges in Montgomery County for allegedly assaulting Constand. Cosby's lawyers cited wiretapping and electronic surveillance laws. Steele, whose argument the judge ultimately sided with, countered that Cosby has that right at trial, but reading Constand's statement to police in lieu of her testimony at the preliminary hearing stage was permitted under the state's rules of criminal procedure.

Author: 0 London City Flights Delayed After Runway Protest

According to London's Metropolitan Police , nine people erected a tripod and locked themselves together on the runway. As per the reports eight flights were diverted. "The campaign group Black Lives Matter said its activists were behind the protest". An airport blockade has once again been staged by the US-inspired group Black Lives Matter - this time on the runway of London City Airport .

World Media Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument
Author: 0 Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument

President Barack Obama said Monday "gaps in trust" between the USA and Russian Federation are keeping the two countries from reaching a military agreement. A Chinese security official had also blocked National Security Adviser Susan Rice on the tarmac and yelled at another U.S. official trying to help journalists get closer to Obama.

Author: 0 Brock Turner released from jail, returns to OH home

He now faces three years of unsupervised probation and must register as a sex offender for life. Turner is expected to return to his parent's home near Dayton, where he grew up and excelled as a high school swimmer. "We're going to treat him like every other sex offender that comes through the doors". In California, the use of force in a sexual assault results in a mandatory prison sentence.

Author: 0 Separatist leaders snub all-party delegation

He, however, said the "doors are wide open" for talks with anyone interested in peace and normalcy. Mr Yechury said the government should make "tangible" announcements such as a ban on use of pellet guns by police forces, withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act from civilian areas and compensation for those who lost their lives in the violence.

World Media ANC commends Occupy and Defend Luthuli House for 'maximum discipline'
Author: 0 ANC commends Occupy and Defend Luthuli House for 'maximum discipline'

Scuffles that broke out between members of rival factions of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Monday (5 September) have highlighted the deep divisions running within President Jacob Zuma's governing party. Accepting the memorandum, Mantashe warned the MK veterans not to give "hooligans publicity", but also warned against stifling dissenting voices. President Street in the city centre has already been closed off and ANC supporters are chanting outside of Luthuli ...