• Korea urges halt to USA hostile policy in talks with Russian Federation

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    The North Korean regime has warned it has the right to shoot down American warplanes in response to the U.S. president's threats - even if they are in worldwide airspace. Moscow lobbied to weaken the sanctions, particularly regarding a full oil embargo. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders called the suggestion "absurd" but North Korea has responded to Mr Trump's comments by boosting defences on its east coast.
  • Five cases headline the Supreme Court's next term

    Five cases headline the Supreme Court's next term

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    Our take is that unions have a reasonable point, although a narrow one: Someone who benefits from a union's contract negotiations should pay for collective bargaining activities, if not for the union's political activities. They worry that some workers will be tempted to break with the union rather pay for representation. Democrats pass laws that compel workers to join unions and pay them dues whether the workers want to or not, and then the unions turn around and contribute substantial ...
  • Death toll from vehicle bomb explosion in Mogadishu rises to 17

    Death toll from vehicle bomb explosion in Mogadishu rises to 17

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    A Somali military officer put the number of the dead at 15. A Somali military official says at least 10 people have been killed in an attack on a military base Friday by the Islamic extremists of al-Shabab. Police said an explosive-laden vehicle blew up outside a restaurant in Mogadishu's Hamarweyne district on late Thursday. Most of the victims were civilians in a minibus which was passing the area when the auto bomb exploded.
  • Afghan security forces killed in the south

    Afghan security forces killed in the south

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    At the presser, both Mattis and Stoltenberg pledged continued support for Afghanistan and vowed to do everything possible so the country "doesn't again become a safe haven for worldwide terrorists ". watchdog agency SIGAR. He said the insurgents mined the area around the base to prevent authorities from sending in reinforcements. "The Taliban; they have to understand that they will never win on the battlefield".
  • United Kingdom eurosceptics elect new leader

    United Kingdom eurosceptics elect new leader

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    Paul Nuttall quit as UKIP leader after the general election, which saw UKIP's vote share shrink to 1.8% at the general election from 12.6% in 2015 - the year before the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Asked at a press conference whether that fate had been averted by his victory, Bolton said, "Absolutely, yes". In the event Marie Waters won, Nigel Farage had threatened to set up a new party.
  • U.S. slaps 220% duty on Canada's Bombardier jets

    U.S. slaps 220% duty on Canada's Bombardier jets

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    She said: "On the wider issue, I think that there is a real challenge for us globally today because I think there are aspects of protectionism creeping in around the world. (TSX:BBD.B) into the US market is likely to send shockwaves on the TSX on Wednesday. "Quebec is attacked, Quebec will resist". Without directly threatening the Chicago-based aircraft maker, May said the actions of Boeing , which had sought USA government action over what it saw as unfair competition from Canada's ...
  • Little girl steal Prince Harry's popcorn and it is adorable

    Little girl steal Prince Harry's popcorn and it is adorable

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    It's very possible that Meghan Markle would continue to buck the "stiff upper lip" trend, since she has showed no qualms about speaking openly about her romance with Prince Harry . The 33-year-old royal was photographed at the Sitting Volleyball Finals, sitting next to British parasport athlete and former royal engineer David Henson and his family.
  • Google confirms European Union ad plans, reveals Pixel trade-in amounts, lowers 4K prices

    Google confirms European Union ad plans, reveals Pixel trade-in amounts, lowers 4K prices

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    The European Commission slapped a record 2.4-billion-euro ($2.8 billion ) against the world's most popular internet search engine in June and told it to stop giving an illegal advantage to its shopping service. Google is also required to present the Commission with its own reports on how it is complying every four months. Google is appealing the decision, of course, but in the meantime, it's making changes in order to avoid further noncompliance fines - starting with Google Shopping.
  • Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins

    Mexico border wall: Construction of prototypes begins

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    Those pleasing to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will form elements of the final #Wall. Six companies are at the site working to construct a total of eight different wall prototypes - four made of concrete and four more made of alternate materials.
  • Catalan referendum could see Barça-Las Palmas postponed

    Catalan referendum could see Barça-Las Palmas postponed

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    Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona , sent a letter to 27 mayors of European Union capital cities, explaining the serious situation that Catalonia is going through after the interventions by the Spanish government, understanding that what is happening goes beyond a merely Spanish conflict and affects the whole of Europe.
  • Stokes named in England's Ashes Test squad

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    Essex's Tom Westley is the main casualty of the 16-man travelling party named by the European Central Bank on Wednesday morning (27 September), although Ben Stokes makes the cut as expected despite yesterday's announcement that he would miss the fourth ODI against West Indies after being arrested in the early hours of Monday morning following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub.
  • Otto Warmbier Coroner's Report Shows No Signs of Torture

    Otto Warmbier Coroner's Report Shows No Signs of Torture

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    This was no accident, ' Mr Warmbier said. It listed manner of death as "undetermined". Mr Warmbier said the first time they saw Otto after he arrived back in the United States, their son was making a "howling involuntary, inhuman sound" and that his mouth looked as if "someone had taken a pair of pliers and rearranged his bottom teeth".
  • Watch Porsche 911 GT2 RS set new 'Ring record

    Watch Porsche 911 GT2 RS set new 'Ring record

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    Their target was a lap of less than 7m05s around the full, notoriously hard 20.6km/h circuit - but the lap record for street legal sports-cars, set in October 2016 by a Lamborghini Huracan LP640-4 Performante, stood at 6.52.01s. That's good for a 0-60 time of just 2.7 seconds and a top speed (on track only, of course) of 211 miles per hour. Porsche says tht the tires used were the standard N-Spec Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2s that come with the vehicle.
  • Russia, US shoot for the moon with joint lunar station project

    Russia, US shoot for the moon with joint lunar station project

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    The project itself is called Deep Space Gateway . The space station's exact concept is still under development, but it will involve a crew of astronauts, as it orbits and lands on the moon. Igor Komarov explained the first stage will centre around building the orbital area of the space station. Roscosmos will assist in exploring such a deep space gateway concept, and will draft on commercial partners as NASA has already done, according to a press release issued by NASA today.