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  • Harry wows royal fans in Toronto - and will Meghan come too?

    Harry wows royal fans in Toronto - and will Meghan come too?

    The Invictus Games are an worldwide sporting event for wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women, both now serving and veterans. "It's amusing, our nanny was there and she came into the room with the kids and I said 'This is Harry" and it took her five or six minutes before she realised it was the prince of England.

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  • Countries begin signing nuclear ban treaty at UN

    Countries begin signing nuclear ban treaty at UN

    Scores of police were soon on the scene but did not appear to be intent on brining the protest to a quick end. The world's first legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons opened for signature on Wednesday at United Nations Headquarters in NY at a ceremony at which speakers from global organizations, governments and civil society hailed this milestone in achieving a world free of such arsenals as well as the work that remains to be done.

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  • Canada's economic forecast raised, now best in G7 this year: OECD

    Canada's economic forecast raised, now best in G7 this year: OECD

    Britain's decline, as seen by the OECD, is relative. The US growth is estimated at 2.1% in 2017 and 2.4% in 2018, while the euro area is expected to grow at a 2.1% rate in 2017 and 1.9% in 2018. The projection for next year was kept at 2.3%. The outlook for Canada was raised by 0.4 percentage point to 3.2 percent and Japan by 0.2 percentage point to 1.6 percent.

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  • N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

    N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

    South Korea and the United States are technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. The United Nations security council imposed new sanctions after North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear test this month. North Korea has said it is developing a long-range missile force capable of delivering a nuclear weapon to US territory.

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  • Iraqi Turkmen leader: Barzani plans to annex Kirkuk to Kurdish region

    Iraqi Turkmen leader: Barzani plans to annex Kirkuk to Kurdish region

    We can not guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. Navasardyan reminded that great powers voice strong objections to the referendum planned on September 25. Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq, known as Peshmerga, and in northern Syria, known as the People's Protection Units or YPG, have proven effective fighting forces on the ground against ISIS.

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  • Merkel dismisses hecklers as polls point to fourth term

    Merkel dismisses hecklers as polls point to fourth term

    Is the rise of the AfD a positive development? Her Christian Democrats are projected to win up to 40 percent support against 25 percent for the second party, the Social Democrats. The only possibility for Schultz to become Chancellor would be to form a coalition with both the Left and Greens, a possible but unlikely outcome. First, foreign policy has not really got out the vote for the opposition, especially not in times of geopolitical instability and uncertainty.

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  • Florida After Hurricane Irma - Part 2

    Florida After Hurricane Irma - Part 2

    Should backup power systems be more widely required for critical infrastructure? The Florida Division of Historical Resources are now waiting to find out more details about the artifact, which they'll get from radiocarbon dating. Florida's senior US senator, Democrat Bill Nelson, has called on the federal government to create a gasoline reserve in the state to prevent shortages during hurricanes.

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  • Governor says 42 dead in Mexico state of Morelos

    Governor says 42 dead in Mexico state of Morelos

    The latest quake comes 11 days after a huge temblor killed 96 people. The USGS reports that a magnitude 7.1 quake was recorded about 100 miles away from Mexico City . "We got out really fast, leaving everything as it was and just left", said Rosaura Suarez, as she stood with a crowd on the street. The 8.1 shake killed thousands and destroyed large parts of Mexico City , Reuters noted.

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  • Snap Inc (SNAP) Immediately Bows To Saudi Political Pressure

    Snap Inc (SNAP) Immediately Bows To Saudi Political Pressure

    Snap Inc. said Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission informed the company that Al-Jazeera was in violation of Saudi laws about cyber crime and about printed materials. "We are seeking for the relations [with Qatar] to be normal, that Qatar would stop supporting and funding terrorism, as well as destabilising and interfering in the internal affairs of four states, if that happens, this is what we are asking for", Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry was quoted ...

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  • Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela soon

    Trump says democracy must be restored in Venezuela soon

    Brazilian President Michel Temer told reporters afterwards that all present at the dinner agreed on the need to ramp up global pressure on the Socialist government of President Nicolás Maduro but without intervening directly in Venezuela. The Venezuelan government's statement criticized specifically the Colombian president's position. "We have told Trump that military intervention is not on the agenda for any Latin American country", Santos told Bloomberg .

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  • Has Robert Mueller 'Wired' White House Staffers?

    Has Robert Mueller 'Wired' White House Staffers?

    Cobb believes transparency is the best course of action-turning over any and all emails and documents Mueller requests to hopefully put an end to the investigation quickly, the Times reports. Why is McGahn, a potential witness who'll soon be interviewed as part of the special counsel's probe, part of the deliberations about to cooperate with the probe? White House staff are reportedly so anxious about the ongoing Russian probe, some of them fear their colleagues are secretly wearing ...

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  • Senate GOP fast-tracks last-ditch ACA repeal

    Senate GOP fast-tracks last-ditch ACA repeal

    McConnell is pressing the Congressional Budget Office for a quick analysis of the Graham-Cassidy bill. Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law. Already, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has said he will not vote for the measure because it leaves too much of the Affordable Care Act in place. As Republicans desperately try to pass some type of legislation by the end of September, it's becoming clear that their latest version of Obamacare ...

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  • PV Sindhu may run into Nozomi Okuhara again at Japan Open badminton

    PV Sindhu may run into Nozomi Okuhara again at Japan Open badminton

    Minatsu was out of action for three months until Korea Open but the Japanese player knows how to win Superseries and Grand Prix tournaments, having done so in the past. Every Indian had watched her give a tough competition at Glasgow and the Seoul win is our win. If Saina and Sindhu progress further against all odds, then we could have the two Pullela Gopichand protégés facing each other at the semi-final stage.

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  • Ryanair to cancel up to 50 flights/day

    Ryanair to cancel up to 50 flights/day

    Ryanair said a change in the company's holiday year, from April to March to a calendar year from January 1 2018, had seen an increase in holiday allocations as staff used their annual leave before the end of the year. Even if it is only the outbound portion of the flight that is cancelled, you can still get a refund for the return leg, assuming you do not want to use it.

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  • May pushes Britain-Canada free trade in Trudeau talks

    May pushes Britain-Canada free trade in Trudeau talks

    Mrs May told reporters on her official plane that she wanted to find a resolution to the dispute between Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier and its American rival Boeing, amid fears for 4,500 jobs at a Belfast factory run by the Canadian company.

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  • Trump mocks Kim Jong-un with 'Rocket Man' reference

    Trump mocks Kim Jong-un with 'Rocket Man' reference

    North Korea has been pushing further and further with its nuclear program in recent weeks, launching another missile test over Japan on Friday. And Trump tweeted that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" - an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

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  • Troll Level: Expert - Donald Trump Literally Takes Aim at Hillary on Twitter

    Troll Level: Expert - Donald Trump Literally Takes Aim at Hillary on Twitter

    In the short video, Trump takes a swing with a golf club, knocking over a woman that appears to be Hillary Clinton as she enters a plane. Way to regress to your exhausted old ways! Sigh...2020 can't get here soon enough! The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment Sunday about the President's tweet and whether Kelly was aware of it.

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