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World 'WW2 bomb' found near Fukushima Nuclear Plant
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A worker spotted the suspected World War II bomb while digging the ground at a parking lot less than a mile north of the plant that was destroyed in 2011 by an quake and tsunami. The Fukushima Prefectural Police are working to confirm if the device is indeed a bomb and are considering disposal methods if it is confirmed to be an explosive.

World Smugglers push migrants into sea off Yemen
Author: 0 Smugglers push migrants into sea off Yemen

Laurent de Boeck, the IOM's chief of mission in Yemen , described the ordeal as "shocking and inhumane", and said the agency staffers had provided urgent care to the surviving refugees remaining on the beach. Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been "deliberately drowned " near Yemen . "Too many young people pay smugglers with the false hope of a better future", de Boeck said.

World 30 percent chance of afternoon rain, thunderstorms
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High: Low-mid 80s. Thursday brings another day of scattered, locally-heavy showers and storms. Showers and storms will be scattered for Saturday and Sunday . Southeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming northeast in the evening. Partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies are likely on Thursday with low humidity and temperatures reaching the lower 80s.

World Australia denounces China's South China Sea aggression in joint statement
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The Trump administration cautiously embraced China's apparent newfound cooperation, saying that the US would be watching closely to ensure it didn't ease up on North Korea if and when the world's attention is diverted elsewhere. The foreign ministers of ASEAN's 10-member states issued a statement last Saturday reiterating their "grave concern over the escalation of tensions" on the Korean Peninsula.

Author: 0 N.Korea: Trump's warning is 'nonsense'; Guam attack plan pending

Not yet halfway through his 17-day "working vacation" at a New Jersey golf club, Mr Trump has nonetheless continued to dominate the news agenda by threatening "fire and fury. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, traveling to the USA west coast on Wednesday, echoed Trump's threats, saying "of course" military options are available to use against Kim's regime, which earlier threatened to make the U.S.

World Defense secretary issues dramatic ultimatum to North Korea
Author: 0 Defense secretary issues dramatic ultimatum to North Korea

The defense secretary's remarks were notably more measured than the president's. His warning is the latest in a series of aggressive statements exchanged between Washington and Pyongyang following the U.N.'s adoption of tough sanctions over the weekend.

World Stephen Colbert is pretty confident we're all gonna die now
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert is pretty confident we're all gonna die now

He said the president's threat to North Korea was "like pouring gasoline on a fire". "And you see the engagement of the world community on North Korea. Seth Meyers of NBC also weighed in, beginning: "According to the Washington Post , North Korea now has the ability to fit a miniature nuclear warhead on missiles that are capable of reaching North America".

World Bus crashes trapping passengers in London
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Police were called to the crash in Lavender Hill, near Clapham Junction, just before 7am this morning. Glass lay shattered across the ground as paramedics tended to people on the top deck. I noticed a lady wedged in the front right-hand side. The bus crashed in Lavender Hill near Clapham Junction train station. Hoping no one is badly hurt.

World Low intensity bomb found in Akal Takht Express; deactivated successfully
Author: 0 Low intensity bomb found in Akal Takht Express; deactivated successfully

Police has also seized the "suspicious object". The Bomb Disposal Squad too had been pressed into service. A kind of a low-intensity device which is nearly similar to a bomb was found wrapped in a package of sutli (thread) with two lighters and a little powder type material seen over the surface, according to a GPRS official.

World Guam Homeland Security Official Downplays Threat of North Korea Missile Strike
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The Defence Force has confirmed an Air Force aircraft is in Guam as part of a military exercise, but will not comment on the North Korean threat against the country. "It's just like setting off fireworks because most of their guided missiles just crash midway through flight", she said. "We are not just a military installation".

World AMBER Alert for 3-year-old girl issued out of Worcester
Author: 0 AMBER Alert for 3-year-old girl issued out of Worcester

Police said the girl was taken from a home on Greenwood Street in Worcester by Rickheit at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. The three-year-old child was transported to UMass Medical Center for examination. Troopers from the Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section located the vehicle in the woods near a store on Stafford Street in Charlton in an area where Rickheit was known to park her auto and sleep in the past, State Police spokesman David Procopio wrote.

World Corea del Nord. Prodotta una testata nucleare miniaturizzata
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McMaster non ha nascosto le conseguenze nefaste di un possibile conflitto militare con la Corea del Nord , dicendosi convinto che questo potrebbe comportare costi molto elevati e "sofferenze vast soprattutto alla popolazione sudcoreana". Secondo un'agenzia di stampa governativa nordcoreana, Pyongyang starebbe "esaminando un piano operativo" per colpire l'area di Guam con missili balistici strategici a medio e lungo raggio.

World 11-year-old girl severely burned in sick 'hot water challenge' prank
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According to police, Jamoneisha Merritt was at a friend's home in the Bronx when the 12-year-old girl at the sleepover boiled water and then poured it on Merritt while she slept on a couch. The news station said that the sick stunt was part of what has been dubbed the "hot-water challenge", in which an unsuspecting victim has hot water thrown on him or her.

World AIADMK factions inch towards merger as EPS camp questions Sasikala-TTV Dhinakaran
Author: 0 AIADMK factions inch towards merger as EPS camp questions Sasikala-TTV Dhinakaran

Much of this rush has happened also because of TTV Dinakaran's decision to appoint 40 new office bearers. Chief Minister informed that the merger plan has been given by TTV Dhinakaran who is the party's Deputy General Secretary. Meanwhile, security has been tightened at the party headquarters, given the possibility of Dinakaran entering the place as he had threatened earlier to take full charge of the party.

World Russian Military Jet Flies Over New Jersey
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The same plane is also scheduled to fly over where Trump is vacationing in Bedminster, NJ between 5 pm and 6 pm, CNN said. A law enforcement source told CNN that the plane also overflew Camp David, the presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains, the Trump National Golf Course in Virginia, and Mount Weather, one of the USA government's secret relocation bunkers.

World Natural disaster in Sichuan, China Kills 19
Author: 0 Natural disaster in Sichuan, China Kills 19

Sichuan is a quake-prone region. At least 13 people were killed and over 175 injured after a 6.5 magnitude quake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China's Sichuan province on Tuesday. A few dozen tourists were camped out at Jiuzhaigou airport, waiting for flights. Of the 19 people reported killed, eight were thought to be tourists, two local residents and nine were not yet identified, Reuters reported.

World 'Your diplomatic insights were invaluable': Modi to Vice President Ansari
Author: 0 'Your diplomatic insights were invaluable': Modi to Vice President Ansari

During his farewell speech , Hamid Ansari said: The chair is like an umpire in cricket or referee in hockey, witnessing the play without becoming a player. "With his remarks that Muslims feel insecure in the country, Ansari has insulted the post of the Vice President, the government and the entire Hindu community", Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Joint General Secretary Surendra Jain said.

World Arrest after jogger pushes woman in front of oncoming bus in London
Author: 0 Arrest after jogger pushes woman in front of oncoming bus in London

The bus swerves at the last moment, avoiding the woman. The bus stopped and some passengers got off and rushed to the woman's aid. "The victim was put in extreme danger when she was knocked into the road", Metro Police Sgt. Speaking earlier this week, sergeant Mat Knowles said: 'After he pushed her he ran across the bridge and 15 minutes later came back. However the jogger continued running, without even stopping to check what had happened.

World Trump TV Hostess is New Face of the GOP
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Seth Meyers had some thoughts regarding the Trump administration's newly launched "real news" web series , mainly that it sounded like "state news crossed with a school announcement". "It's not real, and it's not news, and it's definitely not real news ". The former ambassador to Russian Federation under President Barack Obama called the segment "eerily like" so many other state-run news stations he's seen around the world.

World Lancaster police search for driver who pointed gun at woman
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He turned himself in at the police department for questioning Monday afternoon and was released, according to the news release. Victoria Best told WFAA-TV she was driving on Interstate 35 to her workplace in Dallas on Friday when the vehicle in front of her started repeatedly braking.

World GOP Senator Backtracks After Odd Comments on McCain's Tumor
Author: 0 GOP Senator Backtracks After Odd Comments on McCain's Tumor

Johnson issued a statement Wednesday, saying , "I'm disappointed I didn't more eloquently express my sympathy for what Sen". Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine. A McCain spokesperson, Julie Tarallo, responded with a statement: "It is freaky and deeply unfortunate that Senator Johnson would question the judgment of a colleague and friend".

World LDS Church releases, excommunicates Elder James J. Hamula
Author: 0 LDS Church releases, excommunicates Elder James J. Hamula

The LDS church announced that Elder James Hamula had been released from his role in the church's leadership "following church disciplinary action". The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Tuesday it had excommunicated a member of its Quorum of the Seventy.

World Weather warning as UK braced for summer downpours (From Gazette Series)
Author: 0 Weather warning as UK braced for summer downpours (From Gazette Series)

The south east will bear the brunt of the onslaught with one and a half inches of rain likely in a few hours, according to the Met Office. Communities in the north east, midlands and south east have been put on flood alert by the Environment Agency with the deluge of rain threatening to cause rivers to burst their banks.