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Global Media Volcano ERUPTS spewing lava with 'rocks and ash' crashing into homes
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While Monaro has been active since its last eruption in 2005, it wasn't until this past weekend that activity levels were raised to a Level 4. According to the Associated Press , a state of emergency was declared Monday after a recent flurry of activity at the Manaro volcano on Ambae island raised fears that a major eruption was imminent.

Global Media First batch of refugee's leave for US
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At least 22 asylum-seekers who have been held at the Manus camp in northern Papua New Guinea will board a plane in the capital of Port Moresby and fly to Manila, then head to an undisclosed location in the U.S. "People (in the camps) are happy that these people have gone, but the big question is what happens to the rest", Rintoul said. "They are not going to be wonderful people who go on to work for the local milk people", he said, according to the transcript.

Global Media Trump tweets he's still optimistic on health overhaul
Author: 0 Trump tweets he's still optimistic on health overhaul

But the problem is we can't have them by Friday because the reconciliation ends on Friday, so we'll have to do it in January or February. He continued, "We have two other votes that are coming, and we will have them". Trump says he may sign a "major executive order" that would allow people to buy insurance across state lines. Republican leaders decided not to put their latest version of Obamacare repeal to a vote on Tuesday when it became clear they did not have enough support, despite ...

Global Media One killed, one injured in El Capitan rockslide, officials say
Author: 0 One killed, one injured in El Capitan rockslide, officials say

The rock fall happened along the Waterfall route on El Capitan's eastern buttress. Yosemite National Park Rangers and Yosemite Search and Rescue are now on scene assessing the situation. No details about the victims were released. UPDATE: A viewer sent us a photo of the rock fall at El Capitan in #Yosemite that killed 1 person and injured more.

Global Media Satisfied over Ishaq Dar's indictment: PTI's Fawad Chaudhry
Author: 0 Satisfied over Ishaq Dar's indictment: PTI's Fawad Chaudhry

I shall defend these charges and prove my innocence. Senator Ishaq Dar reached the court a little before 9am and had to wait half an hour to enter the premises of the court. The calls for the resignation of Finance Minister and Sharif's close confidante came as he was indicted by the accountability court in the purview of corruption reference against him filed in line with top court's verdict.

Global Media Amid flip-flops by ministers, Apollo Hospital welcomes judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death
Author: 0 Amid flip-flops by ministers, Apollo Hospital welcomes judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death

On Monday, retired judge of Madras High Court A Arumughaswamy was named by the state government as head of the inquiry commission to probe the death of Jayalalithaa. Only we in the family had seen her in nightie. "Even high-profile dignitaries including Amit Shah and Rahul Gandhi did not visit Jayalalithaa, but only met the hospital chairman", Sreenivasan had said at a party meeting in Madurai.

Global Media U.S. plans to admit maximum 45000 refugees in next fiscal year
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Whether Rohingya refugees or "Syrian babies", this administration's claims of concern ring hollow when paired with the stifling of one of its most effective means of rescuing and reinventing lives - resettlement. Those who are accepted for resettlement in the United States are selected by the United Nations refugee agency from among the most vulnerable displaced people.

Global Media Gujarat High Court lawyers protest Justice Jayant Patel's reported transfer
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In this case, Justice Patel put in his papers before the top court's panel could formally make the recommendation. Justice Patel would have been a relatively junior judge in the Allahabad HC. "I quite understand because my father did exactly the same thing when he was superseded", said the retired judge, the only one - according to the Karnataka High Court website - to have been directly elevated from the high court to the country's Supreme Court.

Global Media Havens climb on North Korea as stocks point lower
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During the meetings, Kang explained in detail about the Seoul government's approach to the North and underlined the importance of South Korea-U.S. alliance in easing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, according to the ministry. General Assembly on September 19. In 1969, President Richard Nixon considered tactical nuclear strikes after North Korea shot down a US reconnaissance plane, according to documents declassified in 2010 and published by the National Security Archive.

Global Media Bitcoin Mining May Be Funding North Korea
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The US referred to the strategic bomber flyby cited by Ri as the "closest we have flown to North Korea in the 21st century". The U.S., he said , should not underestimate the North's increasing hacking and online sophistication. While Moscow and Beijing have been urging the U.S. and N. Korea to avoid escalating tensions and pursue diplomacy, Washington has been quick to reject the Sino-Russian " double freeze " initiative, which urges the United States to cease its drills with South Korea in ...

Author: 0 U.S. Flies B1-B bomber Mission off of North Korean Coast

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer prepares to take off from an air base in Guam on Saturday. The North Korean redeployment follows tense exchanges between the US and North Korean delegations from the U.N. Ri Yong Ho said a tweet by Trump on Saturday, in which the president warned the minister and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" if they acted on their threats, amounted to a declaration of war .

Global Media White House rejects NKorea's view of Trump words
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Monday accused Trump of declaring war on the North and threatened that Pyongyang would shoot down U.S. warplanes flying near the peninsula after American bombers flew close to the Korean peninsula last weekend.

Global Media USA mulls request by lawmakers to waive shipping limits on Puerto Rico
Author: 0 USA mulls request by lawmakers to waive shipping limits on Puerto Rico

Sarah Huckabee held a press conference where she clarified that the POTUS has sent relief for the island. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Wednesday it is considering a request by members of Congress to waive federal restrictions on shipping to Puerto Rico, but has not received any formal requests from shippers or other branches of the federal government to waive the law.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: US totally prepared for 'military option' on North Korea

Hong Min, a research fellow at the Korea Institute for National Unification said Ri's comment in NY on Monday and the recent propaganda video are fearful reactions rising "from the powerful military strategic asset of the United States". It's also unclear if North Korea could shoot down US jets with surface-to-air missiles. The last time North Korea fired on a U.S. aircraft was in 1994 when it shot down a U.S.

Global Media Macron: Europe is slow, blind to dangers of nationalism
Author: 0 Macron: Europe is slow, blind to dangers of nationalism

Macron has previously also called for "conventions" and public consultations across Europe on establishing a more democratic and sovereign EU. Over the next few months, analysts say they expect Merkel will try to form a coalition led by her conservative CDU/CSU with the pro-business FDP and the ecologist Greens.

Global Media Macron: Europe is too slow, blind to dangers of nationalism
Author: 0 Macron: Europe is too slow, blind to dangers of nationalism

In a almost two-hour speech delivered two days after the German election in which Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU/CSU bloc scored its worst result since 1949, limiting her freedom to manoeuvre on Europe, the 39-year-old French president held little back in terms of sweep, self-assurance and aspiration.

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