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North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

He also said it was "ridiculous" that the United States first slapped Russian Federation with sanctions carried in the same bill that penalised North Korea, and "then asked us to help impose sanctions on North Korea". with our own mode of counteroffensive and the USA shall be held totally responsible for all catastrophic consequences to follow", he said. North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Irma will be 'devastating' to US - Fema head

Hurricane Irma will be 'devastating' to US - Fema head

With Irma set to hit Florida at the weekend, FEMA Administrator Brock Long warned at a news conference that parts of Florida would be out of electricity for days, if not longer , and more than 100,000 people might need shelter . It rolled over the Caribbean on Thursday, turning beach-vacation islands into barely habitable lumps and zinging Puerto Rico before heading north to the US coast. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA proposes sanctions banning oil to North Korea, freezing assets

Former NBA star, Dennis Rodman, offered to "straighten things out" between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un amid the rising tension of a nuclear war. Xinhua News Agency reported Thursday that Xi told Trump China is adamant about preserving the worldwide nuclear nonproliferation treaty and resolving the issue through talks, adding that dialogue, combined with a set of comprehensive measures, is best for seeking a long-term solution. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate OKs $15B hurricane disaster aid

Senate OKs $15B hurricane disaster aid

The Senate also easily approved the measure by a vote of 80-17 on Thursday. The measure would also fund government agencies through December 8, taking the threat of an October 1 government shutdown off the table. If a funding bill is not passed by the end of the month, the federal government would go into a partial shutdown. The two men dined at the White House Thursday night, a get-together scheduled over Congress' recess, long before the head-spinning events of this week. Consulte Mais Informação

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Busy Day Of All Ireland Camogie Finals In Croke Park

Busy Day Of All Ireland Camogie Finals In Croke Park

Cork were 0-5 to 0-2 up at half time and were good value for their lead, but a rousing Kilkenny comeback in the second half threatened to hand the cup to the Cats for the second year running. Gemma O'Connor levelled matters in the 60th minute, before White's last-gasp point broke Kilkenny hearts. Scorers for Cork: Orla Cronin 0-3, Amy O'Connor 0-2, Orla Cotter (0-1f), Gemma O'Connor, Libby Coppinger, Katrina Mackay and Julia White 0-1 each. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider

Senate Passes Harvey Disaster Relief Bill With Debt-Ceiling Rider

The new funding, attached to legislation to keep the government funded and raise the debt ceiling, is expected to come to a Senate vote on Thursday afternoon or Friday. Funds for victims of Harvey, which initially made landfall in southern Texas on August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane and left at least 60 people dead, caused catastrophic flooding and displaced thousands of people in southern Texas and Louisiana, will boost the resources of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Najib: Malaysia, US to study possible bilateral trade arrangement

Najib: Malaysia, US to study possible bilateral trade arrangement

Speaking at a media conference after chairing the Barisan Nasional supreme council meeting on Friday, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Malaysia was open to the idea. "God willing, this visit will be fruitful and further strengthen Malaysia-US relations", he said. "The opposition are welcome to do so (criticise the government), and they do indeed do so, as Malaysians know from regular reports on both traditional and new media. Consulte Mais Informação

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All living former presidents come together for hurricane relief push

All living former presidents come together for hurricane relief push

Presidents Jimmy Carter , George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama all appeared in a public service announcement video that aired during Thursday's National Football League season opener. Bill Clinton and the Bush senior raised money for victims of the tsunami in Asia in 2014 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. All five living former USA presidents have launched a new campaign to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mulher de Mujica, Lucia Topolansky assumirá vice-presidência do Uruguai

Mulher de Mujica, Lucia Topolansky assumirá vice-presidência do Uruguai

Segundo as informações do jornal Folha de S. Paulo , Lucia, de 72 anos, assumirá o cargo como vice-presidente por ter sido a segunda senadora mais votada na coligação que obteve mais votos nas últimas eleições. Na época, ele era apadrinhado do então presidente, Mujica . O pai de Sendic, que tem o mesmo nome, fundou o grupo guerrilheiro Movimento de Liberação Nacional - Tupamaros (MLN-T), durante os anos de 1960 e 1970, para lutar contra a ditadura militar no país. Consulte Mais Informação

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Enormous devastation on St Martin:Dutch PM

Enormous devastation on St Martin:Dutch PM

The island territory is home to about 40,000 people. Puerto Rico: more than 6,000 residents of the United States territory are in shelters and many more without power. Pictures show that the Category 5 storm has wreaked havoc on the Princess Juliana International Airport on the island of St. Martin. Sand from the beach washed up into the main terminal, while the building's roof was "extensively damaged", the Associated Press reported . Consulte Mais Informação

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Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

Sir Richard Branson's private Necker Island home smashed by Hurricane Irma

Instead, Branson said he would hunker down with his team on Necker , his private Caribbean island, "as I have been on the three times we have had hurricanes over the past 30 years". "I know we will all band together and rebuild the islands to become stronger and even more wonderful than they were before". The luxury home of billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson in the British Virgin Islands was destroyed by Hurricane Irma , according to a post from his son Sam on Instagram. Consulte Mais Informação

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