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Target's pay hike could be especially beneficial for North Carolina workers

Target's pay hike could be especially beneficial for North Carolina workers

The Minneapolis-based company is also implementing the wage increase on the heels of a measure approved by the Minneapolis City Council in June that will require large companies to pay workers least at $15 an hour by 2022. Should other retailers do the same? "Target has Minneapolis roots that go back more than a century, so it's no surprise that they've got Minneapolis values". Read More

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China Curbs Oil Product Exports to North Korea, Bans Condensate

China Curbs Oil Product Exports to North Korea, Bans Condensate

North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan last Friday, its second in the past three weeks, and conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on 3rd September in defiance of global pressure. Textiles have been Pyongyang's last major source of foreign revenue following repeated rounds of United Nations sanctions, under which China cut off purchases of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods. Read More

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Shifty Maria could prompt storm watch here by tomorrow

While the cone of uncertainty presently interacts with the northern part of the North Carolina coast as well as the Virginia and Maryland coasts, the storm poses no direct threat to SC, though it is already producing coastal effects that are being felt throughout the area, including a high rip current risk, large waves, choppy surf and higher tides. Read More

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Trump threats against North Korea benefit U.S. deep state

Trump threats against North Korea benefit U.S. deep state

Trump also threated to "totally destroy" North Korea, should it make good on threats to attack the USA or its allies. Ri added , however, that any potential action would have to be approved by the country's leader Kim Jong-un. Kim looks up at the sky at what is said to have been a missile launch in August. "By making people look up the word #dotard, Kim Jong Un has done more for American education than Betsy DeVos", wrote one user. Read More

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India expected to focus on Pakistan, terrorism

India expected to focus on Pakistan, terrorism

Swaraj said Pakistan is responsible for no bilateral talks and not India . "Her (Swaraj's) measured responses in spite of provocations speak volumes of her maturity and tenacity". Describing terrorism as an "existentialist danger" to mankind, Swaraj wondered how the global community will fight the menace if the UN Security Council can not agree on the listing of terrorists. Read More

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Over 500000 sign petition to save Uber in London

Over 500000 sign petition to save Uber in London

The Mayor of London , who backed the TfL decision, has responded to Londer's anger over Uber losing its licence in the capital. London mayor Sadiq Khan, who supported TfL's decision not to renew the taxi firm's license, is standing his ground, but appeared open to the possibility of Uber being granted a license in future if they were willing to change they way they operate. Read More

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Iraqi Kurds Press Ahead With Independence Vote

Iraqi Kurds Press Ahead With Independence Vote

On Friday, Turkey's National Security Council held a meeting chaired by President Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara to discuss the referendum planned by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). Massum, in a document seen by AFP, suggested starting UN-backed talks towards a deal with Baghdad. In the town of Tuz Khurmatu in the province of Salaheddine, an official from the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary umbrella group has said he will not allow the poll. Read More

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Iran defies United States, tests new missile

In a speech broadcast on state television, Rouhani said: "We will increase our military power as a deterrent". This is the first time that the Khoramshahr, with a range of 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles), has been displayed in public. The Trump administration has called the omission of ballistic missiles a central flaw of the agreement, which Trump may try to revisit - or scrap altogether, as he has threatened in the past. Read More

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Donald Trump unveils new sanctions against North Korea over nuclear programme

Donald Trump unveils new sanctions against North Korea over nuclear programme

She also defended Trump's fiery address during which he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea . "That was a tremendous move, and we have great respect", Trump said . For example, the sanctions put limits on the nation's oil imports but did not impose a full embargo, as the United States has suggested it supports. Late Wednesday, North Korea's foreign minister responded to the threat by comparing Trump's comments to a "barking dog". Read More

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Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott expecting

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott expecting

Kylie and Scott began dating in April after they were spotted getting cozy and flirting at Coachella. According to TMZ , she started telling people at the Day N Night Fest in Anaheim, CA, earlier this month. Elite Daily reached out to both Kylie's and Travis' teams but did not hear back by time of publication. Jenner hasn't been seen out in public recently, and many have noticed she's only posted selectively cropped selfies or older photos to social media in the past few weeks. Read More

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Amid tension: China, Russia begin joint naval drills near North Korea

Amid tension: China, Russia begin joint naval drills near North Korea

North Korea has called increased United Nations sanctions a "hostile act", committed with the intention to "physically exterminate" its citizens. "President Trump and President Moon committed to continuing to take steps to strengthen deterrence and defense capabilities, and to maximize economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea", the White House said in a statement. Read More

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Right Said Fred releases Taylor Swift mashup video

Right Said Fred releases Taylor Swift mashup video

In another Instagram post, Jessica wrote that she was inspired to recreate these outfits after she watched the music video for Swift's new song, " Look What You Made Me Do ". Look What You Made Me Do is to appear on Swift's highly anticipated album Reputation , due for release on November 10. " Look What You Made Me Do " is the first single off Swift's upcoming album , Reputation , due out November 10th. Read More

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Malala meets PM Abbasi, discusses female education in Pakistan

Malala meets PM Abbasi, discusses female education in Pakistan

According to the Pakistani leader, any intervention of India will only complicate the situation rather than resolving it. In the previous speech on the Afghanistan efforts, President Trump had asked India "to help us more with Afghanistan" saying that a "critical part of the South Asia strategy for America is to further develop its strategic partnership with India - the world's largest democracy and a key security and economic partner of the US". Read More

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Emails point to Manafort offer to brief Russian in campaign

Emails point to Manafort offer to brief Russian in campaign

Jason Maloni , a spokesman for Manafort, described the emails as containing "innocuous" attempts by Manafort to collect debts. That email is among what the Post describes as "tens of thousands" of documents that have been turned over to members of special counsel Robert Mueller III's team and congressional investigators that are looking into whether or not the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation as part of a plot to interfere in the 2016 us presidential election. Read More

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Japan to deploy new anti-missile system

Japan to deploy new anti-missile system

China has long supplied most of the oil and grain needed by North Korea to maintain it as a strategic buffer vis-a-vis the United States and prevent the regime's collapse, which would entail a massive inflow of North Korean refugees. China's Communist Party newspaper, the People's Daily, has criticized the United States for demanding that Beijing put more pressure on North Korea to rein in its weapons programs. Read More

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Zeman meets South Korean President in NY

Zeman meets South Korean President in NY

However, none made any direct reference to Trump's belligerent message to the United Nations meeting. However, Moon has taken a tougher stance against the neighbor to the north since Pyongyang's recent provocations. "What we've done with the sanctions is we are putting the leader in North Korea in a position to be aware that the global community, voting unanimously twice now in the United Nations Security Council, seeing the increasing diplomatic isolation that comes with it, comes with ... Read More

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Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'Lied Right to My Face' Over Health Care Bill

Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'Lied Right to My Face' Over Health Care Bill

And like the GOP , he's not done yet. Special procedures protecting the GOP bill from filibusters - which take 60 votes to block - expire September 30, and after that Democratic opposition would guarantee its defeat. And it also won't include $45 billion in additional funding for the opioid crisis, something that Portman advocated for and the GOP's previous repeal-and-replace bill contained. Read More

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West Ham United 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

West Ham United 3-0 Bolton Wanderers

Marko Arnautovic insists West Ham are putting their dismal start to the season behind them after easing into the fourth round. I spoke with him, he's a great lad, he's doing a job, of course'. WEST HAM drew their last outing away from home against West Brom and will want to build on their last home game which was a 2-0 win over Huddersfield. Read More

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Kenya Supreme Court says why it annulled presidential poll

Kenya Supreme Court says why it annulled presidential poll

Opposition coalition Nasa has been pushing for the sacking of IEBC officials whom it blames for bungling the polls, saying that a new team should be in charge of the re-run scheduled for 17 October. As an indictment of the electoral commission and a statement of the supremacy of law, it was searing and inspiring. The president himself has argued-though his lawyers notably did not-that if the problems were only with the transmission, as the court seems to suggest, then it should have ordered a ... Read More

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Iraq PM rejects any Kurdish independence referendum

Iraq PM rejects any Kurdish independence referendum

Meanwhile Iran , home to some seven million Kurds, warned of cancelling all its agreement with the Iraq' autonomous Kurdish region, a border blockade and military action if Iraqi Kurds went ahead with their plans. "Ignoring the clear and determined stance of Turkey on this matter may lead to a process that shall deprive the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government of even the opportunities it now enjoys". Read More

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US Air Force scrambles aircraft in response to latest NK missile test

US Air Force scrambles aircraft in response to latest NK missile test

The event marks the second provocation this month after the September 3 nuclear test, which appears to be the sixth and the strongest. Kim was also the first ambassador to Spain, with the North Korean Embassy opening in February 2014. If diplomacy fails to coerce North Korea to the negotiating table, he said, "our military option will be the only one left". A screengrab from the footage taken of North Korea's missile test. Read More

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Man Discovers 'Centuries Old' Canoe Following Hurricane Irma

Man Discovers 'Centuries Old' Canoe Following Hurricane Irma

But this was my 14th hurricane season in Key Largo, and in those years I've learned some important strategic lessons. Will the government make me safe by imposing a curfew? Nevertheless, many areas of FPL's 35-county customer base are served by old wooden poles and above-ground lines that seem to sag and appear vulnerable to relatively minor storms, and Irma knocked out a lot of transformers as well. Read More

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Toy Stocks Mostly Lower After Toys 'R' Us Confirms Bankruptcy

Toy Stocks Mostly Lower After Toys 'R' Us Confirms Bankruptcy

The retailer said it was beginning a court-supervised process that allows it to restructure its finances while remaining open for business, the Telegraph reports. Analysts say Toys "R" Us has not had the financial flexibility to invest in attracting new customers or online sales. The retailer has $4.9 billion in debt , $400 million of which has interest payments due in 2018 and $1.7 billion of which is due in 2019. Read More

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