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As Katia was making landfall, Hurricane Irma , one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, walloped Cuba's northern coast as a Category 5 storm. The National Hurricane Center says Irma made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago of Cuba late Friday and has maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour.
  • Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence

    Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence

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    The two leaders also vowed to combat terror and boost security cooperation. ■ We want all stake holders to work towards preserving Myanmar's unity and territorial integrity: PM after talks with Aung San Suu Kyi. "'Act East" and "Neighbourhood First' Policy". Yangon, Sep 6 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today proposed setting up of an Indian National Army (INA) memorial in Myanmar to commemorate the sacrifices of those who fought against the British rule.
  • Bank of Canada lifts key interest rate to 1pc

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    Futures trading was assigning about a 40 per cent chance of an increase. Then, it was the first increase in the key rate since 2010. The bank cited Canada's stronger-than-expected economic performance for the hike, warranting a removal of some of the "considerable" stimulus in place.
  • About 700 invite-only guests to hear Trump speak in ND

    About 700 invite-only guests to hear Trump speak in ND

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    Ivanka Trump looked fantastic Wednesday as she stepped off Air Force One in Bismarck, North Dakota in a flattering skirt outfit. In a Wednesday address at a North Dakota refinery, President Trump said his administration and USA lawmakers have a "once in a lifetime" opportunity to make big changes to US tax laws.
  • United States reasserts 'ironclad' commitment to defend S.Korea

    United States reasserts 'ironclad' commitment to defend S.Korea

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    The minister told lawmakers Monday that South Korea has requested the USA dispatch nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines and strategic bombers to Korea on a regular basis. And for good reason: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned that the missile launch was "the first step of the military operation of the [Korean People's Army] in the Pacific and a meaningful prelude to containing Guam".
  • Kenya: Arson blamed for deadly dormitory fire

    Kenya: Arson blamed for deadly dormitory fire

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    Matiang'i said that all students had been accounted for ave for those who had perished and need DNA tests to positively identify their bodies. At least seven Kenyan teenage schoolgirls have been killed and 10 others taken to hospital after a fire broke out at their boarding school dormitory in Nairobi, officials said.
  • Korea considers no change in United States free trade policy

    Korea considers no change in United States free trade policy

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    The two leaders pledged to continue to apply strong diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea and to make all necessary preparations to defend against the growing threat by the North, the White House said. North Korea defends its weapons programs as necessary to counter perceived US aggression, such as recent air maneuvers with South Korean and Japanese jets.
  • Big win for India, BRICS declaration names lashkar, jash as terror concerns

    Big win for India, BRICS declaration names lashkar, jash as terror concerns

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    In a Facebook post , the Prime Minister said , "I am looking forward to meeting President U Htin Kyaw as also Her Excellency Daw Aung San Suu Kyi , State Counsellor, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of President's Office". Modi also held bilateral meetings with Russian president Putin and Brazilian President Temer on the sidelines of the BRICS summit today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed by the Indian diaspora in Xiamen , China ahead of the ninth BRICS Summit that ...
  • Barnier Defends EU's Position On Brexit

    Barnier Defends EU's Position On Brexit

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    The EU negotiator was quoted as saying he saw the process as an opportunity to "teach" the British people and others what leaving the single market means. On the same programme, he denied reports that British Prime Minister Theresa May would accept a €5o billion Brexit fee, adding that the United Kingdom were under no legal obligation to pay the fee - whatever the amount is.
  • Danny Lee's PGA season still alive

    Danny Lee's PGA season still alive

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    He was right. It was better. "I hit my irons really well, and my short game was good when I needed it", Thomas said. "We've just had a great year", Thomas said. It has not always been that way but we live in a world where 140 characters is now considered as hefty a tome as "War and Peace" and history is measured in weeks, not years.
  • Tropical Storm Jose forms to the east of Irma

    Tropical Storm Jose forms to the east of Irma

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    Hurricane force winds extend out up to 45 miles from Irma's center with tropical storm-force winds extending 140 miles. The storm is expecting to strength and become a hurricane by Friday. Florida is now preparing for the possibility of Irma. Any land impacts were still unknown this early out. A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.
  • What A Single North Korean Nuclear Warhead Could Do To Los Angeles

    What A Single North Korean Nuclear Warhead Could Do To Los Angeles

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    Overall, though almost all Americans who have gone to North Korea have left without incident, at least 16 have been detained in the past decade, American officials say. But for South Korea, it is an existential threat. Past North Korean nuclear tests have resulted in earthquakes, but a 6.3 magnitude tremor indicates that the size of this suspected nuclear test was larger than previous ones, analysts said.
  • Russia's Putin Says Pressuring North Korea Over Missiles Is

    Russia's Putin Says Pressuring North Korea Over Missiles Is "Futile"

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    While officials who attended refused to confirm more specifics on the Song-Mattis meeting, citing the confidentiality of the discussion, it appeared that Song asked the United States to positively consider the permanent deployment of other USA strategic assets because the situation is so grave that demands are increasing in the South for the return of tactical atomic weapons.
  • United States fighter jets stage mock bombing drill over Korean Peninsula

    United States fighter jets stage mock bombing drill over Korean Peninsula

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    This prompted the Japanese government to warn its citizens to take cover. The launch sparked worldwide outrage reported it prompted an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. The language from North Korea on Wednesday is as familiar as it is chilling, a declaration to the world to expect more missile tests. They tested another ICBM on July 28 which appeared to be capable of reaching the West Coast of the United States.