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Sep 10 2017

Ministry: More THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday

In July 2016, Seoul and Washington agreed to deploy the THAAD system in South Korea's Seongju County amid growing tensions spurred by North Korea's ballistic and nuclea...

Sep 10 2017

Pleasant and partly cloudy today; the latest on Hurricane Irma

Temperatures will fall into the low 60s before midnight and eventually fall into the upper 40s and low 50s again Sunday morning. The strongest winds and heaviest rain...

Sep 10 2017

Indian Army soldiers decorated with gallantry awards for surgical strikes across LoC

Speaking in a press conference here today, the GOC said, "The surgical strike was a point we wanted to drive home across that the Line of Control (LoC) is not a line that...

Sep 10 2017

Doklam standoff: Indian, Chinese army widen faceoff by 1 kilometre

The army chief said that if Indian troops were engaged with China on the northern border of the country, there was a possibility Pakistan would try to "take advantage o...

Sep 10 2017

Veerendra Kumar changes stance; Kerala JD(U) with Sharad Yadav

It said that former party President Sharad Yadav has no basis to claim the party as his own. Tyagi accused the Yadav faction of deliberately trying to drag the matter...

Sep 10 2017

Glencore selling most of its stake in Russia's Rosneft to Chinese company

Chinese conglomerate CEFC will buy a 14.16% stake in Russian oil major Rosneft for $9.1 billion (around Rs 58,000 crore) from a consortium of Glencore and the Qatar I...

Sep 10 2017

Ukraine fears Russian Federation will use exercises next week to invade

The Russian president did, however, compliment the United States as a "great country". Russia's foreign ministry will file a formal request with the UN Security Council...

Sep 10 2017

Citing rising racism, Turkey issues travel warning on Germany

No press were allowed to cover the German lawmakers' visit in Konya, local media reported. Turkey later agreed to allow German legislators to take part in a visit by No...

Sep 10 2017

Terrorist Killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

A search operation is still underway. A policeman died and two others were injured in the Anantnag attack which took place 500 yards from venue of a meeting to be chair...

Sep 10 2017

Injury to Dont'a Hightower is minor knee sprain

Hightower has battled knee injuries throughout his National Football League career, and he reportedly failed his physical with the New York Jets when he was a free agent ...

Sep 10 2017

U.S. lawmakers introduce resolution condemning N. Korea's threat against Guam

Emboldened by its latest nuclear test, the communist nation has moved an ICBM to a coastal position in preparation for a test, according to South Korean intelligence. N...

Sep 10 2017

Japanese fighter jets, U.S. bombers conduct war games

The exercises came days after North Korea's sixth, and most-powerful nuclear test fuelled global concern the isolated nation planned more weapons tests, possibly of a l...

Sep 10 2017

Obama surprises students with a visit to DC school

Obama took to social media to share the experience, saying he was proud of their inspiring young minds. "You don't mind me crashing, right?" The look on student's faces...

Sep 10 2017

Utility: 9 million people expected to lose power due to Irma

Irma's winds are on track to be some of the strongest ever recorded in the Atlantic. "A combination of stress and boredom made me start the event". Florida police war...

Sep 10 2017

Pregnant woman set on fire by boyfriend in Capitol Heights; suspect arrested

He allegedly doused his girlfriend in flammable liquid and set her on fire. A man arrested after a pregnant woman was set on fire in her apartment just outside of the D...

Sep 10 2017

Hurricane Irma damages cost 1.2 bln euros in France's Caribbean islands

Rick Scott said in an interview on ABC News' "Good Morning America". It remains a Category 5 storm, the highest designation by the National Hurricane Centre. "Given th...

Sep 10 2017

Ex-US presidents spearhead hurricane relief appeal

Bush and George Bush - appeared in a video and asked Americans to respond to the devastation wrought by the hurricane . The hurricanes represent the latest philanthr...

Sep 10 2017

Hurricane Irma sucks water away from shoreline of the Bahamas

AIRPORTS The Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau sustained no damage from Hurricane Irma and will resume operations on Sunday, September 10 at 5:00 a.m. Low p...

Sep 10 2017

NC Emergency Management teams at work on Irma preps

McDowell County Emergency Services Director William Kehler said his agency has been reviewing preparedness items, communicating with partner agencies, communicating with ...

Sep 10 2017

Hurricane Jose Now An Extremely Dangerous Category 4

Petersburg-Clearwater area is about 3 million. "Big difference", he said. The storm was a Category 5 hurricane before being downgraded to a Category 4 early Friday. W...