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United States officials declined to detail the expected sanctions beyond Mr Pence's comments, citing concerns that any additional information could be used by those trying to skirt the new measures. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is widely viewed as trying to weaken the alliance and the impact of sanctions. Multiple provisions in the resolution sanctioned North Korea's oil and petroleum industries, a move harshly slammed by Pyongyang.
  • Winter storm to wallop Calgary with 25-30 cm of snow

    Winter storm to wallop Calgary with 25-30 cm of snow

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    The weather system will move in from the north throughout Wednesday, getting stronger as it goes, and the snow dump will only let up on Thursday evening. In addition, a Winter Weather Advisory (for lake effect snow) is in effect overnight through 10 am Thursday for Wayne and northern Cayuga counties.
  • North Korea 'only months away' from USA nuclear strike, claims diplomat

    North Korea 'only months away' from USA nuclear strike, claims diplomat

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    In response, North Korea released a statement that the United States was preparing a pre-emptive strike on the Korean peninsula that would target Pyongyang. Pyongyang is under tightening economic embargo that has been imposed courtesy of the USA government and the UN General Assembly. US Ambassador Robert Wood, also at that conference, insisted everything was North Korea's fault, but did not appear to contest the idea that the US was gearing up for such a sneak attack.
  • Macron's Corsica Visit 'Historic Chance' to Advance Autonomy - Party Official

    Macron's Corsica Visit 'Historic Chance' to Advance Autonomy - Party Official

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    The lead vehicle in the demonstration read "Amnistia", a reference to another of the nationalists' demands, which is amnesty for Corsican prisoners jailed for pro-independence violence. In 2016, Corsica's GDP per capita of €26,432 euros ranked 11th out of France's 13 regions, according to the Interior Ministry. But, speaking on a podium flanked by the French and European Union flags and not the Corsican one, Macron also said the Corsican language would not be given official status and ...
  • President Jacob Zuma 'agrees to go'

    President Jacob Zuma 'agrees to go'

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    A key meeting of the ruling party's leadership, expected to discuss the president's fate on Wednesday, was postponed late Tuesday after what the ANC called "fruitful and constructive engagements" between Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa , who already has taken over from his boss as party leader and recently delivered strong anti-corruption messages.
  • NOAA investigating false tsunami alert

    NOAA investigating false tsunami alert

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    A tsunami warning test was accidentally sent as a real alert to the phones of residents along the US East and Gulf Coasts and the Caribbean on Tuesday - just weeks after a false missile alert triggered panic in Hawaii. Barry Meyers, AccuWeather's CEO, advised the NWS to change the way it issues test alert three years ago, the company said. "The issuance did say it was a "TSUNAMI WARNING", but it was not a tsunami warning, rather simply a test of the system".
  • North Korea leader's sister to visit South for Olympics

    North Korea leader's sister to visit South for Olympics

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    The Vice President used a refueling stop at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska to set the scene for a trip he said was meant to show American "resolve" in rallying the global community against the North Korean regime. The White House has also cautioned against reading too much into remarks Pence made en route to Japan. On a six-day trip to Japan and South Korea, Mr Pence is seeking to reassure and refocus American allies on the growing nuclear threat from North Korea.
  • National Signing Day 2018: Five-Star OT Nicholas Petit-Frere Chooses Ohio State

    National Signing Day 2018: Five-Star OT Nicholas Petit-Frere Chooses Ohio State

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    Ohio State's future offensive line received a huge boost when the No. 1 offensive tackle in the country, 6-foot-6, 272-pound Nick Petit-Frere chose to sign with the Buckeyes over MI. The 6-foot-6, 272-pounder is ranked as the top offensive tackle and No. 7 overall prospect in the country, according to the 247sports Composite. Winning a recruiting battle such as this is the direct result of Ohio State's reputation for developing National Football League talent, which Petit-Frere definitely ...
  • US Has 'Calculations' Against Turkey, Its Allies In Syria, Says Erdogan

    US Has 'Calculations' Against Turkey, Its Allies In Syria, Says Erdogan

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    A security source was quoted as saying that the body disappeared as "after we demanded it to be handed over, they kept stalling until we found out that the body was handed over to the Russian invader". State news agency SANA said air defenses confronted the Israeli planes, which it said were flying over Lebanese territory when they fired the missiles.
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

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    It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500. Menta Capital Limited Com reported 0.06% in Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE:AP). (NASDAQ:SGEN) on Thursday, August 31. Myriad Genetics had 53 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) on Friday, October 27 with "Hold" rating.
  • Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

    Syrian Kurdish YPG: Turkish army hit school, water plant in Syria's Afrin

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    The group posted several videos on social media showing men coughing and being put onto stretchers. Photo in the aftermath of a chlorine gas attack in rebel-held Ghouta area. Turkey will tell U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson the two countries must fix damaged mutual trust, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, following a series of disagreements, especially over the Syria crisis.
  • Woman found holding her eyeball outside church

    Woman found holding her eyeball outside church

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    Churchgoers in SC witnessed a disturbing incident as a young woman gouged out her own eyes outside of their building. A woman was found holding her own eyeballs outside a SC church, according to Anderson County deputies. Deputies, who assisted EMS at the scene, said the injury was self-inflicted and the woman is receiving medical treatment. The woman is on a respirator but is in stable condition, WYFF reported .
  • National Signing Day 2018: Top CB Patrick Surtain Jr. Signs With Alabama

    National Signing Day 2018: Top CB Patrick Surtain Jr. Signs With Alabama

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    According to most recruitniks, however, Surtain and Campbell landing anywhere other than LSU and Georgia, respectively, would be more than a mild upset. "So I don't think we struck out anywhere". So does that mean we struck out? "If anybody came here to watch a shooting exhibition, they weren't too pleased", said MSU coach Ben Howland.
  • Elegant Kohli guides India to crushing win

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    India came within two runs of winning before lunch when the umpires stuck to the letter of the regulations and insisted on a break after allowing an extra four overs or 15 minutes to achieve a result. Virat's 160* is the highest by an Indian captain away from home after Kapil Dev's 175* against Zimbabwe in Turnbridge Wells in 1983. With Quinton de Kock being ruled out of the remainder of the ODIs and T20Is with a wrist injury, South Africa now look woefully short of options at the top of ...
  • May says she will be 'robust' in Brexit talks

    May says she will be 'robust' in Brexit talks

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    A government official said last week that May had ruled out staying in the EU's customs union after Brexit , though some pro-European lawmakers in her own party are attempting to force her to change course. I think we are on this earth to do good and to contribute. The group insist their legal rights as European Union citizens - including freedom of movement - should therefore remain and be protected by The Netherlands even after Britain withdraws from the 28-member body on March 29, 2019.
  • B-52 Bomber Drops Record Number of Bombs on Taliban Base

    B-52 Bomber Drops Record Number of Bombs on Taliban Base

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    US President Donald Trump in August unveiled a new strategy for Afghanistan, vowing to deploy more troops, on top of the 11,000 already in the country, to train and advise Afghan security forces. According to the Resoute Support, ongoing strikes in Helmand continue to degrade Taliban revenue sources and safe havens. At least 10 Taliban insurgents have laid down their arms and joined the peace process in eastern Nangarhar province, Nangarhar NDS said Wednesday .
  • Assange loses 1st bid to quash British warrant

    Assange loses 1st bid to quash British warrant

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    Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012, in order to dodge a European arrest warrant seeking his extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. But UK authorities say that Assange faces arrest for jumping bail in 2012 and should not be "rewarded" for outlasting Swedish authorities. Even if Assange gets a favourable ruling next Tuesday, it remains highly unlikely that he will be able to leave the embassy immediately.
  • Johnson, Walz Get Gubernatorial Boost From Caucus Voting

    Johnson, Walz Get Gubernatorial Boost From Caucus Voting

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    After hearing from supporters who said they would not make it to the precinct caucuses or the district convention in April, Nelson announced Monday she will place her name on the ballot for the August Republican primary. Gov. Mark Dayton isn't seeking re-election, so there's a wide-open race to succeed him, and there are two U.S. Senate seats on the ballot and four potentially very competitive congressional contests.
  • Rescuers scour tilting buildings after Taiwan quake kills seven

    Rescuers scour tilting buildings after Taiwan quake kills seven

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    Taiwan was struck by the powerful quake just before midnight on Tuesday, damaging buildings in the city of Hualien , killing four people and leaving and some 80 others missing, according to reports. The safety of the building was called into question immediately after the disaster, when metal cans and foam were found to have been used as fillers in the concrete and residents said there had been cracks in the structure.
  • High school graduation rates for 2017 show 1.2% year-over-year increase

    High school graduation rates for 2017 show 1.2% year-over-year increase

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    Asian and white students held the highest graduation rates and the lowest dropout rates over their black and Hispanic classmates. The high school graduation rate in New York State barely budged previous year, inching up just half a percentage point, according to data released Wednesday by the New York State Education Department.
  • Mattis Blasts Lawmakers for Failing to Reach Budget Deal

    Mattis Blasts Lawmakers for Failing to Reach Budget Deal

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    Continued implementation and compliance with New START , followed by an extension of New START and, if possible, the negotiation of a follow-on agreement, would advance U.S., Russian and global security, he emphasised. Mattis emphasized the importance of the USA military investing in new technological advances, noting that "we can not expect success fighting tomorrow's conflicts with yesterday's weapons and equipment".
  • Led Coalition Forces Strike 'Syrian Pro-Regime' Forces

    Led Coalition Forces Strike 'Syrian Pro-Regime' Forces

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    The Euphrates River, flowing through Northeastern Syria , serves as a demarcation line between the USA backed SDF and Russian Federation and Iran backed pro regime forces believed to be active around the city of Deir el-Zour. "Coalition service members in an advise, assist, and accompany capacity were co-located with SDF partners during the attack". The SDF is an alliance of Arab and Kurdish militias in northern and eastern Syria and with US backing are fighting against the government of ...
  • Zimbabwe: opposition leader Tsvangirai in critical condition

    Zimbabwe: opposition leader Tsvangirai in critical condition

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    He has been in and out of hospital since disclosing in June 2016 that he had colon cancer. His illness has divided the MDC party, with officials publicly jockeying to succeed the former trade union leader. "Nelson Chamisa as the acting president of the party by operation of the constitution until the President's return", said Tsvagirai's spokesperson, Luke Tamborinyoka in a Facebook post.
  • Technology Stock recommendation to Buy: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

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    Archford Capital Strategies Llc who had been investing in Eli Lilly & Co Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $81.67B market cap company. (NYSE:TSN). Vantage Inv Advsr Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Tyson Foods, Inc. Natl Registered Investment Advisor Inc reported 3,925 shares stake. Savant Capital holds 1,860 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio.
  • Homeless man's murder caught on camera

    Homeless man's murder caught on camera

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    Police are not calling him a serial killer yet, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation requires three deaths within a one month period, police said at the press conference . The shooter is described as white or Hispanic male about 6 feet tall. He was driving a 2016 or 2018 Hyundai Tucson Sport Limited SUV that is silver, gray or light blue.
  • Joe Biden on Trump

    Joe Biden on Trump

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    Watters said that if Trump is a joke, then "Biden's the punchline". Biden also weighed in on the Russian Federation investigation, saying that if he was the president's lawyer, he would advise against volunteering to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller .
  • New FBI Texts Reveal Obama Wanted Updates on Clinton Investigation

    New FBI Texts Reveal Obama Wanted Updates on Clinton Investigation

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    Conservatives - including the president- quickly pounced on the texts. Mr. Strzok was the lead investigator on the Clinton email probe. Asked on Fox & Friends to interpret the text, House Judiciary Committee member Rep. And it also continues the conservative campaign to discredit Mueller before his probe ends. It remains unclear whether that message was written because she had become aware that their text exchanges had been discovered.
  • EC predicts Malta's economic growth rate to top European Union countries

    EC predicts Malta's economic growth rate to top European Union countries

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    In 2019, the Commission is predicting 2 percent growth . All signs are that the European economy, long a global laggard, is now firing on all cylinders. Inflation, meanwhile, is forecast to stay subdued in the euro area while Irish inflation will also remain subdued and is expected to pick up "only gradually".
  • Cornell Fraternity Disciplined for 'Pig Roast' Sex Contest

    Cornell Fraternity Disciplined for 'Pig Roast' Sex Contest

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    Ties in the contest were broken with extra points awarded to the person who had sex with a woman who weighed the most. The University of Cornell's fraternity review board determined the chapter was in violation of policies for conducting the "sexually abusive behavior".
  • Boy dies after falling through ice on pond

    Boy dies after falling through ice on pond

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    First responders were called to Queens' Forest Park around 4:05 p.m. where they found the child unconscious in the water. His friend, Umpierrez, turned out OK, but Perez 'couldn't save himself, ' Healy said sadly. "I'm gonna call him a hero ", neighbor Carmen Rivera told NBC New York . "He's not shy and he loves to help". Anthony Perez and Juan Umpierrez were playing around in Forest Park in the afternoon like normal kids do and then tragedy struck.