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Strong typhoon Noru approaching southwestern Japan

Strong typhoon Noru approaching southwestern Japan

A 67-year-old man died after sustaining injuries in a fall on Yaku island, while an 84-year-old was found floating in a port on Tanegashima island, broadcaster NHK reported. The maximum wind speed near the center was 126 kph, and the maximum momentary wind speed was 180 kph. Rainfall of up to 600 millimetres was forecast for Kagoshima prefecture, including some southern islands, and up to 400mm for Miyazaki prefecture by Monday morning. Consulte Mais Informação

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Time to improve the ACA, not bash it

Time to improve the ACA, not bash it

To keep moving forward, we need to transform our region into a high-quality, high-performing health care community by investing in the growth and revitalization of primary care, leading the transformation to a value-based payment model and collaborating with other key community partners to provide the education, support and tools businesses and individuals need to lead healthier lives. Consulte Mais Informação

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Former Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins assembly bypoll

Former Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins assembly bypoll

Speaking at a programme held at his private residence in the capital after the announcement of the results, Liezietsu said this by-election success is the biggest victory of his life because it has come against all odds. The 80-year-old Liezietsu on Wednesday suspended Zelinag-led NPF faction appointed interim president of the party Neiphiu Rio from both primary and active membership of the party with immediate effect for his “direct involvement in splitting the NPF legislators for furtherance ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Former Bush ethics lawyer has a strong opinion on using lie detectors

Former Bush ethics lawyer has a strong opinion on using lie detectors

A former Bush Administration ethics lawyer, Richard W. Painter, thinks that if the White House is going to use lie detectors, they should put one on the press secretary podium where it would "light up like a disco". The Trump administration has been beleaguered by a nonstop stream of leaks from within its ranks. "My job is to communicate the president's agenda, the president's message and answer your questions on that as best that I can, as honestly as I can, and be as transparent as I can ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Blackburn Calls on Republicans to Help Trump Be His Best

Blackburn Calls on Republicans to Help Trump Be His Best

Absent Trump - and that's the approach both parties should now take toward taxes and health care legislation - there's a chance to follow McCain's admonition about working together to get something done. "My primary job is to work with the White House in the best interests of my constituents and the country, so I don't really understand this argument that our job is to stand up to the president or to somehow oppose him", said No. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vinte concelhos do continente em risco 'máximo — Incêndios

Vinte concelhos do continente em risco 'máximo — Incêndios

O IPMA colocou ainda vários concelhos dos 18 distritos de Portugal continental em risco 'elevado' e 'muito elevado'. A preocupação da Protecção Civil é agravada pelo facto de haver este sábado mais de meia centena de concelhos de dez distritos do país estão este sábado em risco máximo de incêndio, segundo o Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA). Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese, North Korean foreign ministers hold talks at Manila meeting

Chinese, North Korean foreign ministers hold talks at Manila meeting

China's foreign minister Wang Yi told his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong-ho to abide by United Nations resolutions in a meeting on Sunday in the Philippines. China, North Korea's only worldwide ally and a veto-wielding member of the UN Security Council, voted in favour of the resolution after negotiations with the United States that Ms Haley said were "tough". Consulte Mais Informação

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Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia

Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia

State Department's acting assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs, told journalists on the sidelines of regional security meetings in the Philippines on Sunday. It is one of the very few multilateral meetings that North Korea's foreign minister has regularly attended. And China pushed for a "coal loophole" in last year's sanctions package that allowed it to continue to buy coal from North Korea. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lavrov discusses Moscow response to U.S. sanctions

Lavrov discusses Moscow response to U.S. sanctions

But Lavrov isn't giving out details. "We felt the readiness of our USA colleagues to continue dialogue". Lavrov said his USA counterpart asked him extensively about Russia's decision to expel U.S. That channel was created to address hot spots, but Russian Federation suspended it after the USA tightened sanctions on Russian Federation. "I think there's no alternative to that", Lavrov said after what he said was a lengthy meeting with U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese foreign minister says he pressed North Korea to follow United Nations resolutions

Chinese foreign minister says he pressed North Korea to follow United Nations resolutions

The goal is to halt North Korea's aggressive pursuit of nuclear weapons and missiles capable of striking the United States and elsewhere, a mission given added urgency after two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. He says he told Ri "do not violate the United Nations decision or provoke the global community's goodwill by conducting missile launches or nuclear tests". Consulte Mais Informação

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Venezuela government says arrests made after reports of military uprising

Venezuela government says arrests made after reports of military uprising

The announcement of the coup came after the group released a video declaring themselves in rebellion in Carabobo state, where Valencia is located. Others said they heard the sound of loud patriotic singing at the military base. Last week, two opposition leaders were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by intelligence agents and hauled to prison. On Friday, government allies inaugurated a new legislative superbody that the Venezuelan opposition and leaders around the world ... Consulte Mais Informação

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