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Two fatalities have been confirmed, and the National Hurricane Centre has been warning residents of the potential for massive storm surge taking over the streets. In addition, sustained winds in excess of 130 miles per hour helped to divert the water in the Bahamas. Footage of a dry Bahamas shoreline hit the internet shortly after Irma swept through the Caribbean Islands.
  • Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi says 'all in Rakhine defended'

    Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi says 'all in Rakhine defended'

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    Aung San Suu Kyi also reiterated Modi's condemnation of terrorist activities and said, "Together, we will ensure that terror is not allowed to take root in our country, on our soil or in neighboring countries."Modi also said that he will be visiting the Ananda Temple in Bagan after the meet with Suu Kyi was over to check on the progress of the ongoing restoration work with Indian corporation after 2016 natural disaster".
  • Trump, Abe discuss exerting pressure on North Korea

    Trump, Abe discuss exerting pressure on North Korea

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    South Korean defense minister Song Yong-moo and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis discussed the possible redeployment of U.S. tactical nuclear weapons to South Korea - weapons which were withdrawn in the early 1990's. Previous U.N. penalties have resulted in Pyongyang expressing its displeasure and demonstration of its iron-clad nuclear ambition through more missile tests.
  • Jim Mattis refutes claims over differences with Donald Trump on North Korea

    Jim Mattis refutes claims over differences with Donald Trump on North Korea

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    The U.S. and South Korean warplanes then flew across the Korean Peninsula and participated in the live-fire training before returning to their respective home stations, according to the Pacific Command. The Security Council demanded North Korea not to proceed with any further launches using ballistic missile technology and comply with relevant Security Council resolutions, said the statement, which was released after closed-door consultations by council members.
  • Sofia Kenin vs Maria Sharapova

    Sofia Kenin vs Maria Sharapova

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    If she can advance past Stephens, Sevastova could potentially face American Venus Williams in a semifinal. Roared on by the Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd, Williams, who won two titles at Flushing Meadows in 2000 and 2001, overcame serve problems to set up a meeting with gritty Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro.
  • Trump Says He's Looking Into South Korea Trade Accord Future

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    If you can mobilize Republican governors or other opinion leaders who can make the geo-strategic security argument, now is the time. Alabama exports millions of dollars in goods to, and imports millions worth of good from, South Korea ...primarily because the only Hyundai plant in the U.S.is in Montgomery.
  • Nirmala Sitharaman is new defence minister, Piyush Goyal gets railways

    Nirmala Sitharaman is new defence minister, Piyush Goyal gets railways

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    Piyush Goyal , Minister of State for power, coal, renewable energy and mines was sworn in as the new Railways Minister today in the latest reshuffle of Modi Cabinet. Goel, who earlier held independent charge, has been shunted as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Afairs and Statistics and Programme Implementation.
  • 5.6-magnitude quake detected in North Korea

    5.6-magnitude quake detected in North Korea

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    State-controlled media say it was a hydrogen bomb. North Korea claimed it achieved that milestone after a nuclear test past year. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un approves a document of the country's first ICBM test launch. United States Geological Survey recorded the magnitude at 6.3 - larger than any previous test. Kim's regime has produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit atop its missiles, surpassing a key technological hurdle, the Washington Post reported August ...
  • National Guard troops being deployed in Texas: governor

    National Guard troops being deployed in Texas: governor

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    The Texas Railroad Commissioner said panic buying is causing a run on gas and empty fuel pumps. He says people who suffered through Harvey's floods expect emergency management officials to work "with the greatest degree of urgency". "We are still involved in recovery and rescue operations", he said. "This is a can-do city". "And then we went to a church where supplies were being put together that would feed people".
  • Teacher Called Her Out For Menstrual Blood. She Killed Herself

    Teacher Called Her Out For Menstrual Blood. She Killed Herself

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    He said Anitha had scored 196.5 cut-off marks and it would have gained her a seat in one of the best State-run medical colleges. Anitha did not get admission even in the last allotment. According to the victim's mother, her daughter got her period during the teacher's lecture. Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishanan, who was in Delhi fighting the same case in the SC, also expressed grief at the suicide and urged students to stay courageous.
  • China's Caixin manufacturing PMI hits six-month high

    China's Caixin manufacturing PMI hits six-month high

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    New contracts predominately came from the domestic market, although exports remained strong, if down on July's near-record high. The latest PMI business survey showed both the output and new orders sub-indexes nudged back into expansionary territory, pushing the pace of hiring to the highest in nearly 4-1/2 years.