• United Nations Security Council condemns highly provocative North Korea missile launch
United Nations Security Council condemns highly provocative North Korea missile launch

How has North Korea responded in the five weeks since President Donald Trump threated Pyongyang with "fire and fury?" "Mattis and Onodera agreed that the North Korean provocation called for a strong demonstration of a unified front between the US, Japan , and the Republic of Korea, and agreed on the importance of robust trilateral defence coop...

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  • USA urges Iraqi Kurdish region to call off independence referendum
USA urges Iraqi Kurdish region to call off independence referendum

The Parliament of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region approved a plan to hold a referendum on independence on September 25, ignoring Iraqi, Iranian and Turkish opposition as well as U.S and Western concern that the vote could cause new conflicts in the region.

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  • Arsenal's Europa League Group Preview
Arsenal's Europa League Group Preview

That meant many attempted to enter without tickets or with tickets for the Arsenal sections, where it soon became clear ahead of kick-off that plenty had succeeded. Outspoken Arsenal fan Morgan claimed that Wilshere should in fact be starting ahead of Wales global Aaron Ramsey in the Gunners team. Because I can't see the police taking any ris...

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  • Trump on taxes, wants lower corporate tax rate
Trump on taxes, wants lower corporate tax rate

Toomey said Tuesday evening that there has been "a tremendous amount of work" done to flesh out of the details of a tax package, which he expects to be unveiled soon. He said any immigration solution must include border security measures, though he said a wall along the entire southern border, which Trump has repeatedly urged, doesn't make sense.

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  • Dozens killed in bomb, gunfire attacks in southern Iraq
Dozens killed in bomb, gunfire attacks in southern Iraq

The death toll is expected to rise, health officials reported. The first attack occurred outside a local restaurant and minutes later an explosives-packed vehicle rammed a security checkpoint in the same area, officials said. With loss of its territories in Iraq, ARS should focus on those actions of guerrilla and multiply attacks against populati...

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  • Cardinals RB David Johnson to undergo wrist surgery
Cardinals RB David Johnson to undergo wrist surgery

The lack of quality depth at the running back position adds to the significance of the Johnson injury. He was placed on injured reserve on September 2 because of an undisclosed injury, and then released two days later. Humphries, out one to two weeks with a strained knee. If you are wanting more from the running back spot, there are a handful of ...

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  • Senate rejects bipartisan push for new U.S. war authorization
Senate rejects bipartisan push for new U.S. war authorization

The repeal would not have taken effect until six months after the amendment's passage, however, to give Congress time to pass a new authorization for the use of military force. The 2001 AUMF authorized the president's use of "all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons" connected with the terrorist attacks...

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  • Pippa Middleton comforts Duchess Catherine through morning sickness
Pippa Middleton comforts Duchess Catherine through morning sickness

Some wondered if it was a hint that she was actually pregnant or merely a joke. Prince William and Kate Middleton will have their third baby after the births of Prince George in 2013 and Princess Charlotte in 2015. Kate is being cared for at the royal couple's apartment in London's Kensington Palace . On a royal tour of Poland in Ju...

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  • Boris Johnson to visit Caribbean following criticism over UK response to hurricane
Boris Johnson to visit Caribbean following criticism over UK response to hurricane

Irma, now a category 2 storm, hit Georgia and SC with winds that peaked at 50 miles per hour, but higher gusts were reported by South Carolina's Emergency Management Division. The entrepreneur is now helping to coordinate aid and help relief efforts in Puerto Rico. But Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson insisted that Britain was responding strongl...

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  • Winter Olympics: North Korea crisis no threat so far to Pyeongchang 2018
Winter Olympics: North Korea crisis no threat so far to Pyeongchang 2018

Bach will be joined by IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper, IOC Executive Director for the Olympic Games Christophe Dubi and senior leaders of the IOC Administration on a two-day visit to Los Angeles . "We know how volatile this situation continues to be. I think it's more of a presentation to tell everyone about what we want and hope for ...

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  • Trump's Voter Fraud Panel Unlikely to Recommend Reforms
Trump's Voter Fraud Panel Unlikely to Recommend Reforms

In response to questions about the difference between domicile and residency in New Hampshire , Smith explained that state courts have ruled that domicile, not residency, determines voting rights . White House Policy Adviser Stephen Miller and other Republicans have contended since Election Day that a considerable number of nonresident Democ...

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  • Grand welcome awaits Japan PM Abe today
Grand welcome awaits Japan PM Abe today

The train is expected to run at an average speed of 250 km per hour and a maximum speed of 320 km per hour, which is more than double the maximum speed of the fastest train in India. "Outcomes are under discussions right now and it won't be proper for me to comment at this stage". Abe's last visit to the country was in 2015. Mr Jaishankar also ...

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  • German investor bids 500M euros for Air Berlin
German investor bids 500M euros for Air Berlin

Lufthansa (Xetra: LHAB.DE - news ) 's low-priced subsidiary Eurowings , which is renting aircraft as well as pilot and crew from Air Berlin , said it had also been forced to cancel some flights. "That's the only way we can secure as many jobs as possible", he added. The flight cancellations represent a "massive threat" to Air Berlin's insol...

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  • Trump, Malaysian PM Najib discuss trade deals, Boeing jets
Trump, Malaysian PM Najib discuss trade deals, Boeing jets

President Trump is set to meet with another foreign diplomat. Najib's entourage was spotted several times at the Trump International Hotel, down the street from the White House. Mr Najib said Malaysia's successful counter-terrorism offensive was possible through promoting moderation and through a deradicalisation program that has had a 90 per cen...

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  • Pope hopes Trump will 'rethink' DACA decision on pro-life grounds
Pope hopes Trump will 'rethink' DACA decision on pro-life grounds

Over the last several years, Francis made his first official trip outside of Rome to the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa to commemorate North African migrants who die trying to get to Europe; called on every Catholic parish in Europe to take in a Syrian refugee family; surprised 2,000 immigrant shelter residents near the Vatican with Christ...

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  • Supreme Court issues temporary refugee ban order
Supreme Court issues temporary refugee ban order

In establishing guidance for enforcement of the travel ban, the Trump administration concluded that refugees who had received assurances of assistance from resettlement agencies in the USA did not have a sufficiently strong relationship with an American entity to warrant exemption from the ban.

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  • North Sinai Bombing Kills at Least 15 Egypt Security Personnel
North Sinai Bombing Kills at Least 15 Egypt Security Personnel

Militants killed 18 people in an attack yesterday on a security convoy in Egypt's North Sinai, where police and troops are battling a jihadist insurgency, security and medical sources said. Monday's attack came a day after authorities said they had busted an extremist cell planning attacks in Cairo . Egyptian police on Sunday raided two adjace...

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  • Clinton: Trump's Campaign Was Successful in Comforting 'Millions of White People'
Clinton: Trump's Campaign Was Successful in Comforting 'Millions of White People'

Clinton told Pauley she was so certain of victory over the eventual victor, President Donald Trump , that she had only drafted a victory speech, not a concession speech. CLINTON: Well, I thought Trump was behaving in a deplorable manner ... I thought his behaviour, as we saw on the Access Hollywood tape, was deplorable.

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  • Irma's winds snap construction crane in Miami
Irma's winds snap construction crane in Miami

While you're here, take a wee look at Episode 19 of The JOE Show as we were joined by the stars of new Irish film The Drummer And The Keeper, Dermot Murphy and Jacob McCarthy, and Sonnet And Sisters performed a magnificent Magic Cover. She also could see another nearby construction crane spinning, and she said she felt anxious about her family's sa...

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  • Mar-a-Lago, Trump golf clubs close as Irma approaches
Mar-a-Lago, Trump golf clubs close as Irma approaches

After early-morning Twitter hammering of Republicans , and another Democratic debt deal victory lapping, President Donald Trump's thoughts turned to sending a dire video message to those in the path of Hurricane Irma . MIAMI (AP) _President Donald Trump is urging people to "be safe" as Hurricane Irma approaches. The National Oceanic and...

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