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by | September 26, 2017 | 00:48

The retailer will provide pay increases to thousands of team members across the country before the holiday season, Target said. Bernie Sanders introduced a bill that would raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Minneapolis this summer joined at least three dozen other cities that have voted to raise hourly pay to at least $15 an hour in the coming years. Cowen's Oliver Chen said then that lower-income shoppers with a bit more money could boost traffic and spending for general merchandise ...

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:16

But the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday the storm could still cause risky surf and rip currents at beaches on the U.S. east coast. On Sunday afternoon the storm is about 425 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras. Even so, Maria still packs a risky punch. Swells generated by Maria still could produce life-threatening surf and rip currents along the southeastern US and Bermuda, forecasters said.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:12

That plan went up in smoke Saturday when the student group withdrew its sponsorship of the four-day conservative political event. On Tuesday, the Berkeley Patriot filed a civil rights complaint against UC Berkeley administration for allegedly suppressing the organization's First Amendment rights.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:15

The jets extended further north of the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) than any USA fighter or bomber had gone off the North Korean coast in the 21st century. He called Trump a "mentally deranged person full of megalomania and complaisance". USA bombers and fighter jets joined Japanese and Korean aircraft earlier this month in a "show of force" after the North fired an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan.

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:14

ABC News reports that the one fatality was a woman who was shot and killed in the parking lot outside the church building. The gunman was also wounded and is at an area hospital, police said. A hero church usher eventually turned the tables on the shooter and held him at bay till cops arrived, according to a local TV station . "As we await more details, please join me in praying for the victims".

by | September 25, 2017 | 01:07

A shallow 3.5-magnitude quake was detected near North Korea's nuclear test site yesterday, sparking concerns that the regime might have conducted another nuclear test. South Korea's weather agency said it was analysing the nature of the quake. South Korea's weather agency said its analysis had determined that the quake's origin was probably "natural", the Yonhap News Agency reported.

by | September 25, 2017 | 00:59

But the official from the South Korean agency said the analysis of seismic waves and the lack of sound waves clearly showed that the quake was not caused by an artificial explosion. North Korea also launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in July that appeared to bring much of the United States mainland into range.

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:04

That included LeBron James , the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar who is arguably the most notable athlete in the country. How Donald Trump can disinvite Curry from the White House if he had already announced he wasn't going. It's not just the act of not going there. There are things you have do on the back end to push that message into motion. "[Athletes are] all trying to do what we can".

by | September 24, 2017 | 01:06

Later in the KCNA translation of Kim's address, the North Korean leader advises Trump to "exercise prudence in selecting words", CNN reported. President Trump doubled down on Twitter Friday morning saying, " Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!" The warning comes after weeks of insult slinging between Trump and Kim, with the leader of the Hermit Kingdom calling the United States ...

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:55

It would ban exports of liquefied natural gas to the North immediately as well. Copenhagen, Sep 21 The global number of nuclear warheads dropped previous year, but it seems China, India, North Korea and Pakistan are expanding the size of their atomic arsenals, a Swedish arms watchdog said today.

by | September 24, 2017 | 00:45

Kim used the insult not once but twice in his statement , which was a response Trump's address Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly, in which the us president called Kim "Rocket Man" and threatened to "totally destroy North Korea ".

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:54

Spain's Europa Press news agency and other media outlets said the raids Wednesday mostly targeted the region's economic and foreign departments as Spanish authorities worked to halt all preparatory moves for the planned October 1referendum.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:52

Administration officials refused to name the countries that would be covered by the new restrictions or reveal how many are on the list, saying Trump has not yet made a final decision. mandates and the terrorist threat the Trump administration deems each country to pose, The Wall Street Journal reported , citing people familiar with the matter.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:44

Federal authorities were in contact with all 50 states and six USA territories on Friday, Wyman said. 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.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:40

Witnesses say the bullet grazed his hand, then struck him in the chest and exited through his back without striking any organs. If required, the shooter's arm should be the target, affecting the ability to aim, reports CBS News . Wickline praised the school's staff for helping tend to the frightened students, and the emergency responders who rushed to the scene. The 16-year-old said that amidst the confusion his teacher told everyone to run out of the building, so they quickly followed others ...

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:39

He described the president as "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire". Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who sat beside Trump during the United Nations luncheon for world leaders, praised the American's speech. " The order targets only one country, and that country is North Korea ", Trump said . She added: "It is clearly North Korea that is the insane party here".

by | September 22, 2017 | 01:03

He was driving home from set after a 16 hour work day. According to THR , he was taken to a local hospital and was "later discharged without serious injuries", though the outlet didn't note how long he was at the hospital. Riverdale , a breakout hit for network The CW, is shooting its second season after the first became a hit with critics and viewers. "Someone's going to die".

by | September 22, 2017 | 01:03

After Trump's address , Rouhani said many reporters, officials and European heads of state said explicitly that they opposed the USA president's remarks. Trump is nearing an October deadline for certifying Iran's compliance with the JCPOA, which aims to curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, and has signalled recently that he could decline to do so.

by | September 22, 2017 | 01:00

The aid package comes a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke with Myanmar de facto leader of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi and "welcomed the Myanmar government's commitment to end the violence in Rakhine state and to allow those displaced by the violence to return home", according to the State Department.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:55

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Monday that the USA has not moved to shoot down any of North Korea's test missiles because "those missiles are not directly threatening any of us". North Korea has threatened the U.S. with a "horrible nuclear strike and miserable and final ruin", saying that it is ready to "destroy the enemies' bases" with a pre-emptive strike if they show " any slight sign of provocation ".

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:53

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits a fruit orchard in Kwail county, South Hwanghae province in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang September 21, 2017. The Chinese and Russian foreign ministers called for a peaceful end to the "vicious cycle" on the Korean peninsula as they met in NY for the UN General Assembly, Beijing said Tuesday.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:06

ET. "The hurricane widened it out", said Rob Haworth, senior investment strategist at U.S. Bank Wealth Management, pointing out that U.S. inventories and global inventories have different narratives because of Harvey. Total volume traded was about 2 per cent above the 100-day average. Nov. WTI added 79 cents, or 1.6%, to settle at $50.69/bbl. The global benchmark crude traded at a premium of $US5.60 to November WTI.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:05

Rosselló said that Maria's size means all of Puerto Rico will experience hurricane conditions. Maria, now a category three hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, was about 150 kilometres south-east of Dominica and was carrying maximum sustained winds of 195 km per hour, it said.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:07

Many are also complaining their calls and messages through the airline's call centre and online "chat" service are going unanswered or being cut off. Ryanair said it is cancelling 40 to 50 flights a day for six weeks after "messing up" its planning of pilot holidays.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:03

The White House initially said the dismissal was on the recommendation of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but Trump later said he would have fired Comey anyway. It was revealed earlier this month that Trump and aide Stephen Miller had drafted, but not sent, an earlier memo that sought to justify Comey's firing.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:05

He warned the U.S. would " totally destroy North Korea" if forced to defend itself or its allies, adding that while the USA has "great strength and patience", its options could soon run out. She relayed a story of one meeting when, after she managed to hold his interest when she brought up the issue of wildlife conservation, he took her to a room where there was a large map of Russian Federation.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:04

Tata acquired the Anglo-Dutch steel maker in 2007. Tata blamed £1m a day losses on cheap imports of Chinese steel, high energy costs, and weak demand. While Tata Steel's pre-market trade was merely up 0.7 percent in India, Thyssenkrupp's shares were indicated to have been gone up by more than 5 percent in Germany.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:00

They now find themselves facing another powerful storm, Maria , with nearly no way out. Hurricane Maria's landfall with winds of 155 miles per hour Wednesday in Puerto Rico was the latest powerful storm in this historic and disastrous stretch for the continental US and its Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands territories.

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:02

I feel medium and small companies should be targeted. He added that one of the central challenges in India is the politics of polarisation . "People will be short-sighted if they think that this is going to be a routine transition because we have a huge psychological and political stature of present Congress president Sonia Gandhi and that's not going to get switched off simply by a transition", he said .

by | September 21, 2017 | 01:01

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons , otherwise known as the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, is the first legally-binding global agreement that would comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons, with the utmost aim of leading towards the whole elimination of nuclear weapons.

by | September 20, 2017 | 01:10

The Russian military acknowledged Tuesday the video was genuine, but denied it happened Monday. Life.ru also published footage, which it says shows the same incident from the ground and which differs from the original video published online.

by | September 20, 2017 | 01:11

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for coordinated efforts by the worldwide community to peacefully resolve the North Korean nuclear issue, stressing the need to implement United Nations sanctions against the communist state to bring Pyongyang back to the dialogue table.

by | September 20, 2017 | 01:13

Police encountered Scout Schultz , a 21-year-old computer engineering student who identified as neither male nor female, in a parking lot outside the dorms after someone called 911 to report "a person with a knife and a gun", according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation .

by | September 20, 2017 | 01:11

Latin American affairs often take a backseat for Washington during global gatherings, but Trump has made Venezuela's political crisis a priority at the U.N. Their democratic institutions are being destroyed, ' Trump said . The meeting was attended by Colombia's Juan Manuel Santos , Brazil's Michel Temer, Panama's Juan Carlos Varela and Argentina's vice president Gabriela Michetti.

by | September 20, 2017 | 01:10

Washington and Moscow have held high-level talks aimed at shoring up military "deconfliction" zones in eastern Syria after Russian Federation was accused of targeting USA -backed forces battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group in an airstrike, a top US general said Sunday.

by | September 20, 2017 | 01:04

Boston College spokesman Jack Dunn said all four students - who were studying overseas in Paris and Copenhagen and were visiting Marseille, France, when they were attacked Sunday - expressed similar sentiments toward their 41-year-old assailant, who was arrested at the scene.

by | September 19, 2017 | 04:21

The conflict in Marawi began on May 23, after government forces tried to arrest a local leader of the Islamic State terrorist movement. In a statement on Sunday, the Prelature of Marawi said it welcomed the news that the priest "has been rescued by the Armed Forces of the Philippines together with one other undisclosed companion".

by | September 19, 2017 | 04:23

In other words, if Manafort did, in fact, encourage the Russians to assist the Trump campaign - the campaign he was running at the time - in defeating Hillary Clinton, Mueller has the records. The team of attorneys assisting special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly received information obtained from the wiretaps, and according to The New York Times , Mueller's team told Manafort to expect an indictment.

by | September 19, 2017 | 04:18

Samiun Rahman, a British national who was residing in Delhi as Shumon Haq, was arrested from Vikas Marg Sunday. The police said he was a resident of 96, Redman House, Portpool Lane in London, and a member of Jabhat al-Nusra, an affiliate of al-Qaeda in Syria.

by | September 19, 2017 | 04:18

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday threatened to react with force to a "wrong move" by U.S. President Donald Trump in regard to the landmark nuclear deal signed with world powers in July 2015. If he does not, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions waived under the deal. This week, Tehran was officially declared compliant by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which dismissed unofficial American requests to seek additional inspections in Iran ...