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Global Media Judge Strikes Down Against Federal Overtime Rule
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Owens called on U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to appeal the decision, but it is unlikely that he will. According to a report by Reuters , Mazzant said in his ruling that the salary cap of $47,000 was so high it could end up including management workers, who are supposed to be exempt from overtime protections.

Global Media New UN sanctions could target North Korean workers -Envoy
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While the visit will be her first to Japan as premier, she hosted Abe at her countryside retreat, Chequers, in April and also held meetings with him at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg last month and at the United Nations a year ago. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said: "Brexiteers promised a new dawn of improved trade deals across the world". May, who told reporters on her flight to Japan that China was "the key" in exerting pressure on North Korea to curb its missile programme, told ...

Global Media James Mattis: US Is Not Out of Diplomatic Options on North Korea
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During the briefing, Mattis elaborated on the intended meaning behind his words, which he said were influenced by Trump's recent speech on Afghanistan . On Monday, North Korea launched an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan, triggering warnings to Japanese residents to take cover before the missile splashed down in the Pacific Ocean.

Global Media Beaumont Leaders Don't Know When City Will Get Safe Water
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This city of almost 120,000 residents sits near the Texas Gulf Coast about 30 miles west of the the Louisiana border. On top of that, the city expected to lose water pressure later in the morning. Weber said he believes it will happen in under a week. They said in a statement released on Facebook , "we have no other alternative but to discontinue all services which will include emergency services".

Global Media Justice Sotamayor Presides In Judge's Chambers
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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor . She got into the spirit of the game, high-fiving fellow fans when the Yankees' Gary Sanchez hit a home run. "I [pay] homage to the Bleacher Creatures", Sotomayor said at the time (via MLB.com ). "To sit in sweltering heat, while the sun is blazing, to sit out there in the rain, to sit out there on days we're losing, and not to take it out on our players, takes heart".

Global Media Comedian Shelley Berman of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Dies at 92
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Mr. Berman died on September 1, although it's not known specifically what he died from. As he's put on hold or asked stupid questions by the store operator, Berman's facial expressions convey urgency, anxiety and anger to hilarious effect. Most recently, he'd played the father of Larry David's character in Curb Your Enthusiasm . "But I did not deserve the things that were said about me".

Global Media USA conducts missile defense test off Hawaii coast
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The test was conducted on the coast of Hawaii. Japan's Ambassador Koro Bessho said Tokyo will be pushing the United States to seek new punitive measures that he suggested could build on the current sanctions. "We are never out of diplomatic solutions". The Japanese government has recently used the North Korean threat as a justification for increasing defense spending and strengthening military capabilities.

Global Media Dallas Running Out Of Gas - Prices To Go Up
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In fact, the country's largest oil refinery had to shut down Wednesday because of flooding at its Port Arthur, Texas plant. One station in Harlingen was out of diesel and premium gas due to delivery delays. Joe McMonigle, a former Energy Department official during the Bush administration, said Jones Act waivers would make it more economical for Northeast refiners to receive oil stuck in the U.S.

Global Media Gas prices on the rise in Nebraska
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Still, he maintained that gas shortage rumors and news reports fueled much higher volume of auto owners filling up their tanks. In some markets, such as Vancouver, gasoline is being importing from Washington State, he said . In the Houston/Galveston area, flooding, not rain, is now the concern. New Hampshire's average current price is $2.41 per gallon, which is 6 cents higher than August 31, and 13 cents higher than one week ago.

Global Media Flooding Spreads in Houston Thanks to the Addicks Reservoir and Buffalo Bayou
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Schools, airports and office buildings in Houston were ordered shut as scores of roads were turned into rivers by floods and chest-high water filled numerous neighbourhoods in the low-lying city. The reservoirs hold a combined 410,000 acre-feet of water, and dam failure could put half the city underwater . The water release was pushing Buffalo Bayou further over its banks, according to a news report .

Global Media Buses carrying ISIS fighters stranded in Syrian desert, USA says
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The coalition issued a statement Friday saying it has sought an unspecified solution that would save the women and children in the convoy from further suffering. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Thursday that he met personally with Assad in Syria to ask for his help in securing a deal that would help clear the Lebanon-Syria border area and uncover the fate of the Lebanese soldiers, missing since 2014.

Global Media United Kingdom and Spain admonish N. Korea over missile launch
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North Korean empire has been offered earlier by U.S. food and aid packages to reduce nuclear progess of North Korea and the tensions escalating between United States and North Korea . Missile Defense Agency. KCNA said the launch was in direct response to the joint US-South Korean military drills, as well as to mark the anniversary of the Japan-Korea treaty of 1910, which saw Japan annex the Korean peninsula.

Global Media Japan, US defense chiefs agree on
Author: 0 Japan, US defense chiefs agree on "visible" pressure on North Korea

The former general made the remarks during a meeting with new South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo at the Pentagon, during which the two sides discussed further ways to cooperate on the DPRK. Japan is closely allied with the U.S. on security issues and hosts American bases and tens of thousands of troops on its territory, which North Korea considers a threat.

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The DPRK court appears to have taken issue with several quotes from the book cited by the Dong-A Ilbo, including: "North Korea is a country where the power of money is stronger than the capitalist country ", "young people without mobile phone are treated as "loser" in Pyongyang", and "a person with a lot of money can marry a person of high status at any time".

Global Media Russian Federation pledges 'harsh response' to USA tit-for-tat measures
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As reported earlier by JOL, the United States directive to close one Russian consulate and two diplomatic annexes was ordered in response to Russia's expulsion of 755 U.S. Russian Federation ordered the cuts late last month in retaliation for the US's new sanctions legislation that President Donald Trump begrudgingly signed .

Global Media Erdogan says US indictment of Turkish security guards a 'scandal'
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Erdogan went on to divert the blame for the judicial process against his security detail to the former President Barack Obama's administration, although the violent brawl happened the same day he met the new President, Donald Trump. ambassador to Ankara. The skirmish, caught on video, has further strained bilateral ties at a time when the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies are in sharp disagreement over policy in Syria.