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World Russian Federation committing 'grave human rights violations' in Crimea
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The 48-page report cites incidents of starvation and denial of medical care to detainees in prison, intimidation of members of the Tatar ethnic group and a ban on the Jehovah's Witnesses religious group. The report urged Russian Federation to "effectively investigate" alleged torture, abductions and killings in the peninsula and called the worldwide community to support push for that access.

World North Korea: President Trump's statements are a 'declaration of war'
Author: 0 North Korea: President Trump's statements are a 'declaration of war'

In his speech Tuesday, Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the United States was forced to defend itself or an ally. On Monday, Ri escalated the threat. On Monday, North Korea, which has pursued its missile and nuclear programs in defiance of worldwide sanctions, said it "bitterly condemned the reckless remarks" of Trump.

World Jennifer Lopez to donate $1 million to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Jennifer Lopez to donate $1 million to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

The California Democrat also said that the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands "deserve to know that their government will be there for them, without question or hesitation". The wreckage hits home for Lopez who has family in Puerto Rico . It will encourage residents statewide to donate goods and will raise funds from the business community for organizations in Puerto Rico .

World WTI crude oil quickly rises to the highest since May
Author: 0 WTI crude oil quickly rises to the highest since May

London Brent crude for November delivery was up 1 cent at United States dollars 56.87 a barrel by 0049 GMT, having settled up 0.8% on Friday. -Still, prices of Nymex and Brent are hovering near their best levels in months, on optimism that the production cap deal has caused some oversupplied markets to start showing signs of tightening.

World Chelsea Manning says she has been barred from entering Canada
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning says she has been barred from entering Canada

Manning told Reuters via direct message on Twitter that she drove up to the Canadian border in Lacolle, Quebec, on Thursday evening, planning to vacation in Montreal and Vancouver. She said on Twitter that she would be challenging the denial of entry at an admissibility hearing. The transgender soldier, born Bradley Manning, leaked diplomatic cables and other documents to Wikileaks in 2010, one of the largest breaches of classified material in U.S.

World Former 'heaviest woman' Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty dies
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Earlier this year, Eman was in Mumbai's Saifi Hospital for a weight loss surgery. Last month, Eman Ahmed had celebrated her birthday at hospital with her family and doctors. When she left, she weighed around 176 kg. While doctors said her unusual weight was due to a thyroid condition, her family claimed she suffered from elephantitis, a parasitic infection which causes extreme swelling in a person's limbs and arms.

World Trump Proclaims Rand Paul Can Be Won Over On Graham-Cassidy
Author: 0 Trump Proclaims Rand Paul Can Be Won Over On Graham-Cassidy

According to analysis by the non-partisan Brookings Institution, if the Graham-Cassidy bill were to pass, 32 million fewer Americans would have health insurance by 2027. Republicans hold a 52-48 majority in the Senate and can only afford to lose two votes. He tweeted Wednesday that he hopes Republicans will "fulfill their promise to Repeal & Replace Obamacare" and took special aim at Paul, a rival for last year's GOP presidential nomination.

World 2 officers shot by man they suspect shot wife first
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The responding officers were met by a man carrying a "dark object" that was not identifiable, but one of the officers believed it was a weapon, investigators said. Police say the two officers were shot after they tried to find the suspect, John Douglas Monroe, as they passed through the front door. She was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital but where she is undergoing surgery and in critical condition.

World One Killed In Nashville, Tenn., Church Shooting
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The alleged shooter also was injured, the fire department tweeted. All seven of the wounded, including the suspect, were taken to area hospitals - five of them to Vanderbilt Medical Center and one to Skyline Medical Center. It was unclear whether the other victims were shot inside the chapel or on church grounds. Police said the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

World Moeen Ali hits 53-ball hundred against Windies
Author: 0 Moeen Ali hits 53-ball hundred against Windies

West Indies reached the first three World Cup finals, all staged in England , winning the inaugural edition in 1975 and repeating that achievement in 1979 before suffering a shock defeat by India at Lord's in the climax of the 1983 edition.

World Police arrests Catalan crackdown
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Whether it's sub-state separatism such as what Scotland's been trying to pull off with the United Kingdom and some forces in Northern Italy have historically advocated for, or superstate separatism such as Brexit and the earlier proposal for a Grexit, European unity is fraying like never before, and Catalonia's upcoming vote might just prove to be the catalyst which reinvigorates this continental trend with a new inertia.

World Stanford experts examine options for U.S. in dealing with North Korea
Author: 0 Stanford experts examine options for U.S. in dealing with North Korea

The missile tests are posturing by Kim Jong Un and a clear attempt to show dominance to the United States and its allies. "Iran and the DPRK today do find themselves linked - because if the United States does leave the JCPOA, this will be the worst signal we can send to North Korea, Nebenzia said ".

World Republican health plan barely hanging on
Author: 0 Republican health plan barely hanging on

Jimmy Kimmel isn't done with his battle over health care and Thursday night, he had his sights fixed on Donald Trump as he brutally laid into the president's support of the Graham-Cassidy bill and his own qualifications. It would end Obama's Medicaid expansion and subsidies for people buying private insurance and combine the money into new block grants for states.

Author: 0 Earthquake Detected Near North Korea's Nuclear Test Site

North Korea has conducted several weapons and missile tests in recent months, leading to round after round of sanctions by the U.N. Security Council. Pyongyang conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3 and has launched dozens of missiles this year as it accelerates a program aimed at enabling it to target the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile.

World Kirkuk residents stock up ahead of Kurdish referendum
Author: 0 Kirkuk residents stock up ahead of Kurdish referendum

The KRG has said the vote is meant to give its autonomous territory a legitimate mandate to achieve independence from Iraq through dialogue with Baghdad and neighbouring powers Turkey and Iran. KRG's leader, Masoud Barzani, has said a "Yes" vote would not result in an automatic declaration of independence but would simply lead to further negotiations with Baghdad.

World Russia's Lavrov again scoff at interference claims
Author: 0 Russia's Lavrov again scoff at interference claims

After all, it has to be understood that there is a need for a pause and for some contacts", he added. Mr Lavrov said the current N. Korea crisis is a very complicated, and if the United States will break the agreement and reinstate those unilateral sanctions against Iran, which were dropped under 2015 agreement, it will be a very wrong signal to North Korea .

World Photos Of People Realising
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In the past, he has raised concerns about New Zealand becoming an "Asian colony" and warned about migrants taking jobs from locals. Votes for the Green Party, which has a working agreement with Labour, reached 5.8 per cent. National's 58 seats were higher than Labour and Greens put together at 52, but neither combination had enough to govern on their own. "We'd have probably hoped to have done a bit better but it's still early days, there's a lot of these advance votes.so I'd wait a ...

World Minnesota, Wisconsin among states whose election systems were targeted by hackers
Author: 0 Minnesota, Wisconsin among states whose election systems were targeted by hackers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security notified officials in all 50 states Friday as to whether or not their voter registration systems were targeted by Russian hackers. Simon said his office had previously identified the hackers' IP addresses scanning the system and blocked them. Federal authorities were in contact with all 50 states and six US territories on Friday, Wyman said.

World Trump to UN: Time to 'Crush' the 'Loser Terrorists'
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When Donald Trump unveiled a new strategy for Afghanistan last month he set in train a modern version of the Great Game, the historic battle of big powers for influence over the Hindu Kush. "It's not in anyone's interest", Ghani said. For decades the U.S. has yo-yoed between sanctions and support for Pakistan. "For terrorist groups who are harbourage in the region, an attack in Kabul and an attack in Brussels, Paris, Barcelona, London or anywhere else are equal victories", said the ...

World British Police Charge 18-Year-Old With London Subway Bombing
Author: 0 British Police Charge 18-Year-Old With London Subway Bombing

The 18-year-old arrested after the Parsons Green bombing has been charged. Three other men are now in police custody as part of the police investigation, but have yet to be charged. They said it was carried out using an improvised explosive device. Police officers said the injuries could have been much worse, had the homemade bomb fully detonated.

World Protesters shout over Comey's speech at Howard University
Author: 0 Protesters shout over Comey's speech at Howard University

The group sang the old spiritual song, " We Shall Not Be Moved " and broke out into chants about being black. "I love the enthusiasm of the young folks but I just wish they would understand what a conversation is", Mr Comey said with a strained voice as protests continued to shout over him.

World Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities
Author: 0 Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

In a pugnacious speech on Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly , Trump described the deal as "an embarrassment" and accused Iran of exporting "violence, bloodshed and chaos". When asked whether the United States would stay in the deal, she refused to answer. "I think Israel would like to see it and I think the Palestinians would like to see it and I can tell you that the Trump administration would like to see it so we're working very hard on it, we'll see what happens".