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Earthquake Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site

The tremor hit at 01:41 am (1641 GMT Thursday) with a depth of around five kilometres (three miles), the US Geological Survey said, with the epicentre located north of the Punggye-Ri testing site. But South Korea's Meteorological Administration says the quake was natural. "If it goes ahead with another test in this area, it could risk radioactive pollution".

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Trump Becomes First Sitting President To Address Anti-LGBT Hate Group Summit

Trump "How times have changed". Trump, who has spent most of his life in socially progressive New York City, expressed liberal views about the LGBT community prior to his 2016 run, once saying he supported an amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and noting that he "grew up in New York City, a town with different races, religions, and peoples".

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Giant Hole in Antarctica Remains Unexplained

The hole measures some 30,000 square miles - almost the size of SC. Kent Moore , a professor of physics at the University of Toronto , said: "In the depths of winter, for more than a month, we've had this area of open water". According to reports, satellite images helped spot this unexpected formation, which is believed to be around a month old, possibly more. While it wasn't seen for decades after 1976, it reappeared in August a year ago.

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Two Dead After Attempted Prison Break in North Carolina

None of the inmates escaped. According to NCDPS, the prison is under control and under lockdown with all inmates accounted for. Smith and Darden were killed after inmates started a fire at the prison sewing plant in an attempt to escape, officials said Thursday.

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USA to Leave UN Body

The United States has walked away once before under ex-president Ronald Reagan, who quit UNESCO in 1984 over alleged financial mismanagement and claims of anti-US bias in some of its policies. One of UNESCO's founding nations, the United States has had a rocky relationship with the Paris-based organization over the years. Many saw the vote to include Palestine as evidence of long-running, ingrained anti-Israel bias within the United Nations, where Israel and its allies are far outnumbered by ...

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Kelly: Barring 'change,' he's not quitting or being fired

Reports on his imminent departure are greatly exaggerated, the retired general says. He said: "This is hard, hard work and my only frustration, with all due respect to everyone in the room, is when I come to work in the morning and read about things I allegedly said, or things Mr Trump allegedly said, or people who are going to be fired or whatever, and it's just not true".

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Hamas and Fatah announce reconciliation agreement in Cairo

The deal would also see both Hamas and Fatah form an interim government before elections. Palestinian member of Fatah Central Committee, Azam al-Ahmed (R), and Hamas deputy head of the politburo Saleh al-Aruri (L) sign an agreement between the two Palestinian factions as Egyptian Intelligence Minister Khalid Fawzi (C, back) looks, in Cairo , Egypt, 12 October 2017.

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Sally Jones, the ISIS 'White Widow,' Believed Killed in Syria

According to The Sun , the government was informed by Central Intelligence Agency chiefs in June that USA forces had killed Jones in a missile strike close to the Iraq/Syria border. Jones became known as the White Widow after her British jihadist husband Junaid Hussain was killed in a United States drone strike in August 2015. Maj.

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We thank the judiciary: Talwar family members after Aarushi murder case verdict

Twitter was abuzz with reactions after Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were acquitted in Aarushi and Hemraj murder case. The couple was awarded life sentence by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad on November 26, 2013, a day after their conviction.

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Hurricane Season 2017 has proven to be one for the books

Category 1 hurricanes pack winds between 74 miles per hour and 95 miles per hour, according to the Saffir-Simpson scale. If it picks up speed, it could intensify over the next day or so, then encounter increasing wind shear in three days that should cause it to weaken and fall apart over the weekend, National Hurricane Center forecasters said .

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Trump threatens broadcasting licenses after NBC report

NBC News has incurred the wrath of Trump's ire in recent days after a report last week Tillerson called the president a "moron" and almost resigned. Trump's threat came shortly after he claimed an NBC news story about his nuclear ambitions is "pure fiction". Trump's morning tweets came after NBC News reported that Trump purportedly told senior national security advisers during a meeting last summer that he favored what amounted to almost a tenfold increase in nuclear weapons.

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United Nations slaps global port ban on ships for N. Korea sanctions violations

The UN expanded sanctions last month after the sixth and largest nuclear test made by North Korea. He is from Varna, Bulgaria and work have experience in management and development of maritime websites. "But it's a port ban", said Hugh Griffiths, coordinator of the UN Security Council Panel of Experts on North Korea sanctions, adding the ships were found "transporting prohibited goods".

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Stephen Colbert's monologue about Trump's IQ is absolutely brutal

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had a good relationship with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson but that Tillerson could be tougher. "He was wasting his time", Trump said. Both Trump and Tillerson graduated from university with Bachelors of Science, majoring in economics and civil engineering respectively.

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Huge demonstration against Catalan independence in Barcelona

The stakes are high for Spain as it faces its biggest political crisis since it became a democracy four decades ago. Puigdemont is set to appear in the parliament of Catalonia on Tuesday after Monday meeting was suspended by the Spanish Constitutional Court.

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Indian Soldiers are killing 5-6 terrorist everyday Says Rajnath Singh

The National Investigation Agency's crackdown on flow of funds from the "neighbouring country" to finance unrest in Kashmir has dealt a blow to the morale of terror and separatist groups, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here Tuesday.

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000 more Rohingya wait to cross

More than 500,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since August 25, when an attack by Rohingya militants on police and military posts in Rakhine State sparked a ferocious response from Myanmar's security forces which the United Nations described as "ethnic cleansing".

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EPA Plans to Repeal Clean Power Plan

Obama's plan was created to cut US carbon dioxide emissions to 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. Pruitt appeared at an event with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at Whayne Supply in Hazard, Kentucky, a company that sells coal mining supplies.

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Google Finds Ads Bought By Russians on Its Platforms

According to the report , the ads did not appear to be purchased by the same Kremlin trolls who overwhelmed Facebook with propaganda and fake news - suggesting that the Russian cyber attacks might be even more extensive than previously reported .

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Ghana's gas station explodes in capital city Accra

Two filling stations at Atomic Junction were engulfed in flames after a gas station around the area exploded. Ebetaleye added, "The explosion shook the buildings". People run after a natural gas station explodes in Accra . As reported by a government official, the number of victims is still unknown, many wounded.

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Amir ruled out of one-day series with injury

It is worth mentioning here that Sri Lanka is leading the two-match Test series 1-0. Dimuth Karunaratne made a career-best 196 as Sri Lanka racked up 482 against Pakistan on day two of the second Test on Saturday. The debutant Sadeera Samarawickrama looked an exceptional talent and played a brilliant 38 runs knock off 35 balls before he fell prey to Muhammad Amir.

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Rohingya: The rebels stressed that their truce ends on Monday night

We need to deal with this issue more realistically. "Slowly all of them will come", the minister told AFP, adding families were already moving to the new site known as the Kutupalong Extension. The refugee crisis erupted after ARSA raids on Myanmar police posts on August 25. In 2014 Dhaka banned marriages between Bangladeshis and Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim refugees following claims that members of the persecuted community were attempting to Wednesday to gain citizenship in the mainly ...

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Man released after London vehicle incident injured 11

The Metropolitan Police said a number of pedestrians had been injured in a "collision". London Ambulance Service said 11 people had been hospitalized for their injuries. The museum confirmed the incident on Twitter and said it is working with the police. Reuters , however, quoted London Police as saying that they were keeping an "open mind" after the incident, contradicting an earlier comment ussed by the city's police force.

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Catalonia's 'silent majority' stage huge backlash against independence

Rajoy has vowed to block any independence move and has also rejected calls for mediation in a dispute that has drawn cries of concern all over Spain, and even from Barcelona and Real Madrid footballers. Once Catalonia declares independence, a so-called "Law on Transition" would come into effect establishing the region as a "democratic and social" republic, and opening a period for it to set up its own laws and institutions.

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Turkish troops coordinate actions in Idlib, Syria with Russian Federation - prime minister

He also said that Russia has agreed to provide air support to the operation; however, there has been no official comment yet by the Russian Defense Ministry supporting the claim. He later told reporters the operation was led by so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA) militants and that the Turkish army was "not yet" operating inside Syria.

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ISIS Fighters Killed by Russian Forces in Syria's Deir Az Zor

Earlier this week, Russia's military claimed the leader of the al-Qaida-linked group was wounded in a Russian airstrike and had fallen into a coma. ISIS was wiped out from most of the territories, except the al-Mayadeen region. Moscow has said its Syrian allies were attacked by militants coming from areas near a deconfliction zone overseen by the U.S. According to the ministry, the Mi-28's crew were not hurt.