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World Woman Defence Minister biggest signs of women empowerment: Randeep Hooda
Author: 0 Woman Defence Minister biggest signs of women empowerment: Randeep Hooda

The Cabinet reshuffle was imminent as many key portfolios were lying vacant and the existing ministers were handling additional charges. Before being elevated as Defence Minister, she was charge of minister of state of commerce. A low-profile worker, he is also seen to have succeeded in keeping the oil ministry clean of lobbies that have always blighted it. Nirmala Sitharaman , who was promoted to the cabinet rank, is India's new defence minister.

World Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears
Author: 0 Britain's May visits Japan with eye on Brexit fears

In a series of TV interviews during a visit to Japan, the prime minister claimed she was "not a quitter" . Speaking on the first day of a three-day diplomatic trip to Japan, Mrs May said she was aware of the rumours that she could be replaced as the leader of the Conservative Party.

World Japan government confirms N.Korea conducted nuclear test
Author: 0 Japan government confirms N.Korea conducted nuclear test

In January 2016, North Korea claimed it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, its fourth test of an atomic device, but Western experts doubted it had the power of a hydrogen nuclear explosion. North Korea is thought to have a growing arsenal of nuclear bombs and has spent decades trying to flawless a multistage, long-range missile to eventually carry smaller versions of those bombs.

World Russian Federation calls in USA diplomat to protest alleged office search
Author: 0 Russian Federation calls in USA diplomat to protest alleged office search

A senior State Department official disputed the claims that the USA acted illegally or improperly, and said the State Department can confirm Russian Federation complied with the order to vacate the premises. The State Department declined to answer additional questions about whether the premises might be searched for intelligence-gathering purposes now that the Russians have left.

World Four Reasons Why North Korea is Still Launching Its Missiles
Author: 0 Four Reasons Why North Korea is Still Launching Its Missiles

North Korea has "further upgraded its technical performance at a higher ultra-modern level on the basis of previous successes made in the first H-bomb test", the KCNA said. Hours after the North's announcement, the White House said in a statement that President Trump had discussed "the growing threat from North Korea" with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan .

World LeT militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam
Author: 0 LeT militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam

It was not immediately known if the encounter took place in a house or outside in the fields. "The terrorists tried to escape and fired indiscriminately", an Army official said. His bullet-riddled body was found from Harmen area the next day. The 22-year-old unarmed officer, on leave to visit his home in Kulgam, was kidnapped by militants while attending his cousin's wedding in Batapura village on May 9.

World North Korea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM
Author: 0 North Korea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM

Moreover, an official announcement from Pyongyang came a few hours after the seismic agencies around the globe detected a man-made quake near the North's test site. South Korean officials said the latest test took place in Kilju County, where the North's Punggye-ri nuclear test site is situated. "China's government expresses resolute opposition and strong condemnation toward this", the foreign ministry said in a statement .

World Trump To Donate $1m For Flood Relief Efforts - White House
Author: 0 Trump To Donate $1m For Flood Relief Efforts - White House

In a letter to US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the request included $7.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Disaster Relief Fund and $450 million for the Small Business Administration's disaster loan program.

World WCQ: Zambia coach hopes for Eagles defeat in Yaounde
Author: 0 WCQ: Zambia coach hopes for Eagles defeat in Yaounde

Most of the players play domestically with two players who play in Russian Federation, one in South Africa and four players who militate on Israeli team Hapoel Ra'anana. After a barren first half, Max Gradel opened the scoring for the visitors with a goal in the 53rd minute. Ivory Coast have not lost in World Cup qualifying for 26 games - a run that has been going for 12 years.

World BRICS Summit in Xiamen
Author: 0 BRICS Summit in Xiamen

Asked about the issues he expects that will figure in the meet, Hu said: "They (Modi and Xi) should give a kind of signal that this standoff does not happen again". Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said that concerns over Pakistan's terrorism record is not an "appropriate topic" to be discussed at the BRICS Summit.

World N.Korea claims successful test of hydrogen bomb (Third Lead)
Author: 0 N.Korea claims successful test of hydrogen bomb (Third Lead)

Atomic or "A-bombs" work on the principle of nuclear fission, where energy is released by splitting atoms of enriched uranium or plutonium encased in the war head. South Korean officials say they have detected an artificial 5.6 magnitude quake in North Korea and are analyzing whether Pyongyang has conducted its sixth nuclear test.

World Utah Nurse Forcefully Dragged From Hospital and Arrested For Doing Her Job
Author: 0 Utah Nurse Forcefully Dragged From Hospital and Arrested For Doing Her Job

Wubbels said she chose to release the footage of the altercation because she felt the police department was not serious about changing their policies while working in a health care setting. Meanwhile, officers from the blood draw team had been given additional training, the paper reported. Wubbels obtains a written copy of the hospital policy and explains it calmly to the officers.

World Michael Moore slams Utah nurse arrest as 'Trump's America'
Author: 0 Michael Moore slams Utah nurse arrest as 'Trump's America'

Footage from a police body-camera shows Ms Wubbels explaining to the officer that she could not extract blood from the patient, who had been injured in a auto accident, due to a recent change in the law. As a result of the criminal investigation, the officer is being placed on full administrative leave. Wubbels later said she was just doing her job, which is to protect patients.

World North Korea Says It Isn't Done With Guam
Author: 0 North Korea Says It Isn't Done With Guam

Tension between the U.S. and North Korea heated overnight (Aug. 30) as the hermit state confirmed that the waters near Guam-a USA territory in the Pacific with a strong American military presence-are still very much a target. "It makes me wonder", Trump added. "The North American Aerospace Defense Command determined this ballistic missile launch did not pose a threat to North America".

World India vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI Match Live Streaming, Toss, Squad
Author: 0 India vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI Match Live Streaming, Toss, Squad

Premadasa stadium. With the five-match ODI series already in their kitty and only two matches to go (including the lone T20 worldwide on Wednesday), the BCCI decided against naming a replacement for Dhawan. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka's skipper Upul Tharanga has come back into the team and replaced Kusal Mendis . On the other hand, it's been a frustrating summer for the home team.

World Wildfire Near Burbank Destroys Thousands of Acres, Forces Evacuations
Author: 0 Wildfire Near Burbank Destroys Thousands of Acres, Forces Evacuations

It was not immediately clear how many homes were at risk. Named the " La Tuna fire ", it's the largest blaze, in terms of acreage, in the history of the city. Photos and video on social media early on Saturday showed smoke billowing from the blaze as it lit up the sky. "Honestly, it's my worst fear", Goldman said.

World Japan's Abe, UK May pledge cooperation on North Korea threat
Author: 0 Japan's Abe, UK May pledge cooperation on North Korea threat

May pointed to the key role China plays as the North's chief ally. Theresa May has called on China to deal with the North Korea's "illegal" missile tests. Mrs May said Britain would be "participating fully" in UN Security Council talks on the issue, which would be having 'discussions about certain sanctions'.

World USC's Jake Olson snaps for PAT: 'Something I'll remember forever'
Author: 0 USC's Jake Olson snaps for PAT: 'Something I'll remember forever'

The Trojans' Marvel Tell III had just returned an interception for a touchdown, allowing Olson to make his first appearance in a regular-season game. "It turned out to be a handsome moment", Olson said. Western Michigan had no problem after the Trojans' final TD essentially put the game out of reach. In the stands, his parents, Brian and Cindy, watched with a mix of nervousness and excitement.

World India beat Sri Lanka in fourth ODI
Author: 0 India beat Sri Lanka in fourth ODI

There was little joy for Lasith Malinga despite claiming his 300th wicket in ODIs at the R Premadasa stadium here on Thursday. "We leave with tears in eyes, but with our heads held high as we know that Sri Lanka Cricket is working to a very defined and strategic plan, building from the foundation upwards", the statement concluded.

World Formula One: Hamilton confident over Mercedes future
Author: 0 Formula One: Hamilton confident over Mercedes future

There is a possibility, of course, that Hamilton could move to Ferrari after any contract extension and Vettel has been linked with a move to Mercedes. "Next race we need to get at least those seven points again", said Hamilton. Team Otmar Szafnauer says: "I'm disappointed that they couldn't sort it out - and that the team has to now play big brother".

World Suffolk officials mark International Overdose Awareness Day
Author: 0 Suffolk officials mark International Overdose Awareness Day

The state says heroin-related deaths are leveling off, and deaths from prescription painkillers fell for the fifth straight year. In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day , the Beaufort County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Department, Coroner's Office and Sheriff's Office are hosting a local observance of the event.

World North Korean missile test was 'prelude to containing Guam'
Author: 0 North Korean missile test was 'prelude to containing Guam'

North Korea's state news agency quoted leader Kim as saying the drill for Tuesday's launch of the Hwasong-12 missile was "like a real war" and "a meaningful prelude to containing Guam", a US territory almost 3,000 kilometers southeast of the Korean Peninsula and home to American air and naval bases.

Author: 0 Dems Rip Trump's 'Trickle-Down' Tax Plan

The last administration, on an annual basis, never hit 3 percent. Some have argued that the US corporate tax rate, which is higher than most developed-world rates, is a particular problem that has to be addressed by itself. And among Republican-leaning voters, 58% said Trump should listen more to experienced Republican leaders, compared to 34% of the group who said he should listen less to experienced Republicans.

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