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World North Korea's Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump's first term - Seoul
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim says wants to denuclearise in Trump's first term - Seoul

South Korean envoys meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, North Korea September 5, 2018. But the North Korean leader also expressed a " sense of frustration " with the global community for not appreciating what he called Pyongyang's "very significant and meaningful" steps, Chung said.

World India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling
Author: 0 India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

Mehta, requesting a clarification of the judgment in Shafin Jahan v. UOI in this respect. The bench comprised of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra . India's Supreme Court is expected to rule on an archaic law that criminalises gay sex . Justice Nariman had wondered whether LGBT itself was an "order of nature".

World Strong natural disaster strikes near Tomakomai in northern Japan
Author: 0 Strong natural disaster strikes near Tomakomai in northern Japan

In Tokyo, the central government meanwhile set up a liaison unit at the crisis management center of the Prime Minister's Office to gather information on the temblor. Local government officials are reporting that an 82-year-old man has died after falling down the stairs in his home during the natural disaster. "Now on bus to airport but significant delays with no power and some roads damaged".

World Netanyahu warmly welcomes Philippines’ Duterte to Israel
Author: 0 Netanyahu warmly welcomes Philippines’ Duterte to Israel

In 2017, the Philippines bought radar and anti-tank systems from Israel worth some $21 million. Prior to going to Yad Vashem, Duterte - who arrived Sunday for a four-day visit, the first ever by a Filipino president - met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , and thanked Israel for providing "critical help" to his country when "we needed it most , " an apparent reference to unspecified assistance Jerusalem provided Manila a year ago in freeing Marawi City in the south of the country ...

World Trump warns Assad, Syrian allies on reported plan for Idlib province offensive
Author: 0 Trump warns Assad, Syrian allies on reported plan for Idlib province offensive

Turkey fears a major assault on Idlib could send a new wave of refugees towards its border, and wants to maintain a "de-escalation agreement" that it struck with Russian Federation and Iran a year ago. Israel has grown nervous of Iran's growing presence in Syria and threatened to prevent a build-up of pro-Iranian forces near its frontiers with Syria.

World Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything
Author: 0 Ayanna Pressley’s Reaction To Her Historic Victory Is Everything

A 10-term incumbent congressman in MA conceded to a progressive candidate during the state's Democratic primaries Tuesday night. Additionally, Pressley entered her race with political experience, working 16 years as a congressional aide and serving nine years as a Boston city councilor.

World Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps
Author: 0 Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

As for Hunter, it's true that the federal investigation was opened during the Obama administration. The Department of Justice has released a statement from Jeff Sessions , saying he's going to call on state attorneys general from around the country this month to hold a meeting with him about the impact of social media.

Author: 0 Russian jets hit exclusively Nusra targets in Syria's Idlib - MoD

Despite these claims, Israel and the United States say Iran has been building its military presence in Syria, as well as transferring arms to its Shi'ite allies in neighboring Iraq. "To President [Vladimir] Putin and President [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan, you are the ones who actually were able to talk to each other, make a telephone call, organize a formula that allow the end of that frightful peril not to be the worst", de Mistura said at a news conference at the United Nations office in Geneva.

Author: 0 White House Responds to Woodward Book

Mr Kelly, in remarks released by the White House, said he never called the president an idiot and called the story "total BS". The book, Fear: Trump In The White House, presents a chilling account of how key people in Trump's administration describe the frustration of dealing with the narcissistic and unhinged president.

World Critics 'chuck rocks from both sides' at May's Brexit plans
Author: 0 Critics 'chuck rocks from both sides' at May's Brexit plans

If they are given a blank cheque, I have no faith that their Brexit deal will be good for working people and communities, for our kids and grandkids. Mr Barnier's objections to the plan were underlined during a meeting with the Brexit committee of UK MPs on Monday.

World Typhoon Jebi hits Japan
Author: 0 Typhoon Jebi hits Japan

A powerful typhoon has made landfall in western Japan, causing extensive damage and multiple deaths. The agency added that if Jebi maintained its current strength of 216km per hour (135mph) it will be the first "very strong typhoon" to strike Japan since 1993.

World One Killed, Several Injured; Rescue Ops Underway
Author: 0 One Killed, Several Injured; Rescue Ops Underway

Kolkata police, West Bengal Fire Services and five teams of the National Disaster Response Force have joined the rescue operations. Till the reports last came in, nine persons have been admitted to SSKM Hospital which is the nearest to the spot.

World 'Very strong' typhoon Jebi on course to hit Japan
Author: 0 'Very strong' typhoon Jebi on course to hit Japan

It has also warned of potential strong waves, floods and landslides as Jebi could be the strongest typhoon in 25 years. Tides in some areas were the highest since a typhoon in 1961, NHK public television said, with flooding covering the runways at Kansai International Airport in Osaka.

World 4 family members from Loyal killed in kayaking accident
Author: 0 4 family members from Loyal killed in kayaking accident

Early comments from the mother were that the family's kayak had capsized between MI and Stockton islands, and she became separated from her husband and children. "She was exhausted and was suffering from hypothermia". La Pointe Police investigated and determined the family had left the island in a kayak earlier in the day with the intention of touring the Apostle Islands.

World Rights activists blast caning of Malaysian lesbian women
Author: 0 Rights activists blast caning of Malaysian lesbian women

According to an official, this is the state's first conviction for same-sex relations and its first public caning. In Terengganu , where the women were caned, liwat (sodomy) and musahaqah (sex between women) is punishable with up to three years in prison, fines and a maximum of six cane strokes.

World Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years
Author: 0 Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for 7 years

Shortly after the announcement broke, the United Nations in Myanmar issued a call for the pair to be released back to their families and jobs. "I was shocked today in the morning, when I woke up and learned that these two journalists from Reuters have been imposed a sentence of seven years of jail." Haley told the Security Council during a discussion of the Rohingya crisis last week that "a free and responsible press is critical for any democracy".

World Trump accuses Sessions of hurting US Republican congressional races
Author: 0 Trump accuses Sessions of hurting US Republican congressional races

The first two Republicans to endorse Mr Trump in the Republican presidential primaries were indicted on separate charges in August. Flake said in a tweet that Trump was wrong to criticize Sessions for not considering the political consequences of pursuing criminal charges against two GOP lawmakers.

World Residents trapped as clashes rage in Libya's Tripoli
Author: 0 Residents trapped as clashes rage in Libya's Tripoli

The Government of National Unity, which is recognised by the global community, on Sunday said it was declaring a state of emergency in the Libyan capital and its environs. Most detainees at the prison have been convicted of common crimes or were supporters of former leader Muammar Gaddafi found guilty of killings during the uprising that toppled his government in 2011.

World Where does Brett Kavanaugh stand on key issues?
Author: 0 Where does Brett Kavanaugh stand on key issues?

But Burck's team of 50 lawyers have led a separate process because the sheer volume of Kavanaugh's papers would make it essentially impossible for Archives officials to finish reviewing the documents in time to get Kavanaugh confirmed by October 1, when the Supreme Court convenes for its fall term.

World Papadopoulos: Trump 'nodded' at suggestion of Putin meeting
Author: 0 Papadopoulos: Trump 'nodded' at suggestion of Putin meeting

While some in the room rebuffed George's offer, Mr. Trump nodded with approval and deferred to Mr. Sessions who appeared to like the idea and stated that the campaign should look into it. Papadopoulos's plea was one of the first major developments in the special counsel's investigation that has produced the indictments or convictions of 32 people, including four Trump associates.

World Four people missing and several injured after boat collision in California
Author: 0 Four people missing and several injured after boat collision in California

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that a boat carrying 10 people and another vessel with six people on board collided head-on Saturday night on the river that borders California and Arizona. Divers were sent into the river's waters, which can range from shallow to 30 feet deep. Efforts resumed after daybreak Sunday, and authorities closed off a stretch of the river where the search was taking place.

World Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing car in chase
Author: 0 Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing car in chase

Losing control of the vehicle, she crashed into another auto, before grabbing the baby in a auto seat and trying to escape. Aerial footage released by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows the woman, named in reports as Catilyn Rodriguez , drive at high speed across several lanes of traffic on a San Antonio highway.

World U.S. President Trump attacks top union leader
Author: 0 U.S. President Trump attacks top union leader

The negotiations had taken an odd turn for the worse Friday over news that President Donald Trump had told Bloomberg News that he wasn't willing to make any concessions to Canada. exports to Canada are up 181 per cent from 1993 and U.S. exports of services to Canada are up from pre-NAFTA levels by some 243 per cent. Talks to keep Canada in the bloc broke up on Friday but are expected to resume next week.

World Remembrances Across the Nation: The Schedule of Tributes to John McCain
Author: 0 Remembrances Across the Nation: The Schedule of Tributes to John McCain

The U.S. flag flying over the White House was brought back down to half-staff Monday afternoon after an outcry over the decision to raise it just two days after the death of Arizona Sen. Woods also recalled the way McCain would introduce him to new staff members by saying, "You'll have to fire half of them". Trump tweeted condolences to McCain's family, but did not mention McCain or issue any statement .

World Iran FM in Syria, says Idlib must be cleansed of terrorists
Author: 0 Iran FM in Syria, says Idlib must be cleansed of terrorists

More than seven years since Syria's conflict began, regime forces have managed to retake entire regions from rebels and now control almost two-thirds of the country. The meeting will focus on the battle against remaining militant groups in Syria, Zarif said. Earlier this week, Israel reiterated its threat to hit Iranian military targets in Syria.

World Iran top diplomat in surprise Syria talks with Erdogan
Author: 0 Iran top diplomat in surprise Syria talks with Erdogan

It must be noted that both Turkey and Russian Federation are reeling from punitive economic measures imposed by the United States . Ties between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members Washington and Ankara hit a new low last month after the USA took the dispute to the economic front, adopting a series of punitive measures against Turkey, including imposing sanctions on Turkish ministers and doubling of steel and aluminum tariffs, which have led to a sharp decline in Turkey's ...

World 2 children allegedly abducted in Arizona after double shooting
Author: 0 2 children allegedly abducted in Arizona after double shooting

Phoenix police Sgt. Armando Carbajal said 8-year-old Victor Nunez-Coronado and 5-year-old Jonathan Nunez-Coronado were taken from the trailer home by their father, Dimas Coronado, after he shot and killed Nunez and Gonzalez. Anyone with any information is urged to contact contact the Phoenix Police Department at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 or 1-800-343-TIPS (8477).