• Senior Le Pen aide quits France's National Front
Senior Le Pen aide quits France's National Front

He retained his title as vice president but had no portfolio to work with. Philippot reacted to the decision by saying the party would "regret bitterly" and renounced the ongoing re-foundation of the National Front, calling it "a terrifying step back" on its political line.

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  • USA stealth fighter jets, bombers fly over Korean peninsula
USA stealth fighter jets, bombers fly over Korean peninsula

Part of the goal of these drills is deterrence - to show North Korea ruler Kim Jong Un what he would be up against. President Moon Jae-in approved the South Korean missile launching and ordered his national security council to meet to discuss the latest North Korean missile test.

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  • Egypt's Sisi meets Israel PM at United Nations for first public talks
Egypt's Sisi meets Israel PM at United Nations for first public talks

The two leaders discussed "ways to resume the peace process and establish a Palestinian state", it said. The Egyptian leader made a similar appeal to Israelis, saying that decades of Israeli-Egyptian peace could be expanded to the Palestinians to "overcome the barrier of hatred forever".

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  • Neighbor says man shot by cop didn't speak
Neighbor says man shot by cop didn't speak

According to NBC News , a neighbor says Sanchez, who was deaf and used notes to communicate, often carried the pipe to ward off stray dogs during nighttime walks. Citty also said that he would release a picture of the makeshift weapon would be released once Barnes had been interviewed by homicide detectives. One officer deployed his taser and t...

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  • U.S. may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean missile
U.S. may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean missile

Despite President Donald Trump telling the UN General Assembly that the United States would "totally destroy" North Korea if it is attacked, the United States arsenal may not be able to stop a nuclear strike if one is carried out, according to some analysts.

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  • Moon calls for United Nations role in North Korea crisis
Moon calls for United Nations role in North Korea crisis

Moon voiced support for sanctions, calling for all nations to implement the latest UN Security Council resolution that ban North Korea's textile exports and end contracts for guest workers. The government will decide when to provide the aid considering the state of relations between the rival Koreas, the ministry said. The decision came one day...

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  • USA ups the ante on Iraq Kurds
USA ups the ante on Iraq Kurds

Iraq's Supreme Court has issued a verdict suspending the upcoming vote saying it has received multiple requests to block it. The Kurdistan Region of Iraq, also called Iraqi Kurdistan, is an autonomous region, with its status enshrined in the country's constitution.

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  • PM Abbasi urges United Nations chief to appoint special envoy on Kashmir
PM Abbasi urges United Nations chief to appoint special envoy on Kashmir

Even as US President Donald Trump calls for a greater role of India in the war-torn Afghanistan, Pakistan has protested against India helping in the Afghanistan efforts. Trump administration had in July chose to block $350 million in coalition support fund to Pakistan after denying that Islamabad had taken "sufficient actions" against Haqqani ...

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  • Pelosi Praises Dreamers' Parents, Says They 'Did A Great Thing'
Pelosi Praises Dreamers' Parents, Says They 'Did A Great Thing'

The lawsuit joins others filed over President Donald Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , which has allowed almost 800,000 immigrants to obtain work permits and deportation protection since 2012.

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  • Pakistan, Iran agree to find resolution to Afghan conflict
Pakistan, Iran agree to find resolution to Afghan conflict

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a meeting with Iranian President Muhammad Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UNGA session in NY discussed strengthening of relations between the two countries, besides focusing on the issue of regional peace and security.

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  • Mueller makes extensive request to White House for Trump documents
Mueller makes extensive request to White House for Trump documents

Mr. Mueller is also interested in an Oval Office meeting Mr. Trump had with Russian officials in which he said the dismissal of the F.B.I. director had relieved "great pressure" on him. Former federal prosecutor Peter Zeidenberg told The Journal that it was "unusual" for Mueller's team to sit down with Rosenstein given his oversight of Mueller's te...

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  • Grenfell Tower blaze: Police vow to nail fire horror sickos
Grenfell Tower blaze: Police vow to nail fire horror sickos

He said that so far 60 victims of the June 14 blaze have been formally identified. So far, the Metropolitan Police has interviewed 675 firefighters, 340 police officers and a similar number of ambulance staff, seizing 31 million documents as part of the investigation.

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  • Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) Lowered to Neutral at CL King
Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA) Lowered to Neutral at CL King

Thompson said discussions between Northrop Grumman and Orbital ATK began earlier this year. After $1.56 actual EPS reported by Orbital ATK Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded Orbital ATK Inc (NYSE:OA) on Monday, February 8 to "Overweight" rating. Volume is the basic fuel of...

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  • Jimmy Kimmel slams Cassidy over ObamaCare repeal bill
Jimmy Kimmel slams Cassidy over ObamaCare repeal bill

NBC News said Obamacare is in " grave danger " because of this bill. If Senate Republicans don't succeed by September 30, the bill will lose special legislative protections from Democratic filibusters that expire at the end of the fiscal year.

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  • Trump Declare Iran as Rogue Nation at UNGA Ahead of Rouhani Speech
Trump Declare Iran as Rogue Nation at UNGA Ahead of Rouhani Speech

The Iranian foreign policy establishment has always been divided on the merits of normalizing relations with the West and containing U.S. Trump had used his U.N. The prospect of Washington reneging on the agreement has anxious some US partners that helped negotiate it, especially as the world grapples with another nuclear crisis, North Korea's n...

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  • Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea
Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

General Assembly this week. "No nation, on Earth, has an interest in seeing this band of criminals armed itself with nuclear weapons and missiles". If North Korea continues down this path, Trump said, "we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ".

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  • Kenya elections were 'neither transparent or verifiable' court rules
Kenya elections were 'neither transparent or verifiable' court rules

On Wednesday, the court offered a detailed explanation of why it annulled the 8 August election - the first decision of its kind in Africa . In addition to the technology problems, opposition candidate Raila Odinga - set to contest the election against Mr Kenyatta - has said he will not take part in the re-run unless members of the country's ele...

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  • Boris May Bolt Over Brexit
Boris May Bolt Over Brexit

However, his article was widely regarded as a warning shot to the prime minister as she prepares to deliver her major Brexit speech on Friday. In his article, Mr Johnson had suggested Britain should not pay money to Brussels for access to the EU's single market beyond the date the United Kingdom leaves the bloc.

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  • TRAI orders sharp cut in mobile interconnection fees
TRAI orders sharp cut in mobile interconnection fees

Bigger rivals Bharti Airtel Ltd, Vodafone India Ltd and Idea Cellular Ltd have blamed Jio's free services for their own declining growth. "We are extremely disappointed with the latest regulation on the IUC (interconnection usage charges), especially at a time when the industry is facing severe financial stress".

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  • US, S Korea to maximise economic, diplomatic pressure on N Korea
US, S Korea to maximise economic, diplomatic pressure on N Korea

Capitol. North Korea's leaders have repeatedly said they need nuclear weapons to defend themselves against "hostile" United States forces, 35,000 of which are stationed in South Korea. "We have economically strangled North Korea at this point, and they have said as much", she said. "We have tried a couple of times to signal to them that we're r...

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