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The Philippines places the value of human rights at $20

Rodrigo Duterte was elected in 2016, promising to eradicate the drug trade, leaves to kill tens of thousands of addicts. Duterte unleashed his bloody campaign the day he took office on June 30 a year ago, after promising Filipinos he would use deadly force to wipe out crime and drugs.

Former Georgian Leader, Ukraine President Face Off in Charged Political Standoff

The narrative Saakashvili is putting out is that Poroshenko and his government is corrupt, oligarchs are shooting for just an image of Reform, and his new party is the vehicle to bring real change to Ukraine. "This morning my lawyer delivered to the Ukrainian migration service my application for protection from Ukrainian authorities", Saakashvili said. Eleven police officers were injured during the security operation near a border crossing checkpoint, according to the statement.

Shraddha Kapoor Receives A Sumptuous Surprise From Prabhas

On her work trip to Hyderabad, the actress was treated by the handsome hunk and Shraddha Kapoor could not stop herself from sharing it. Well apart from all this Prabhas even surprised his female co-star with some mouth watering Hyderabadi delicacies.

North Korea vows to boost weapons programme after sanctions

North Korean textile products can be easily re-labeled to hide their source. "Hostile sanctions are like a delusion tantamount to expecting foolishly that the ocean would dry up", one official told CNN, while emphasizing that the government had not yet released an official response.

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday

The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as "an intense tropical weather system with well-defined circulation and sustained winds of 74 miles per hour (64 knots) or higher". EDT (1315 UTC). Local officials in the Florida Keys have already called for mandatory evacuations, and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez warned residents that evacuation orders may soon be necessary.

Thane: BJP corporator Daya Gaikwad booked for alleged rape

Gaikwad is also the former chairman of the education department of the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation. A report also quotes her as saying that Gaikwad committed the crime on pretext of marriage concealing his marital status. The BJP leader has been booked under IPC sections 376, 323, 504, 506, 34 but is yet to be arrested. Gaikwad then threatened the victim that he would use the audio recording as a proof that the victim was threatening him and trying to extort money from him, police ...

Eyewitness Recounts Horrific Details Of Aditya Pancholi Assaulting Kangana Ranaut In Public

After all the commotion that the bold Kangana Ranaut and her interviews created, one thing has been established- the " Queen " doesn't shy away from headlines. In the end, she quips, "I didn't write this song!". The eyewitness says that Kangy should file an FIR against Pancholi immediately and he would stand as a witness in court for her and he is also ready to give his statement to the police.

Health insurer Centene to buy Fidelis Care for $3.75 billion

With Fidelis, Centene now has a significant footprint in the four states with the largest managed care membership: California, Florida, New York and Texas. Combined, Centene and Fidelis Care serve about 13.8 million members as of June 30. In accordance with Centene's decentralized management style, it intends to retain all of Fidelis Care's employees as well as keep its management team intact.

N Korea rejects United Nations sanctions, warns US

The Trump administration apparently sees this as a test of the global community's will. NPR's Michele Kelemen is with us now to talk about this. The sanctions are in response to Pyongyang's ongoing nuclear weapon and missile programmes. It would also ban new contracts for North Korean workers that are sent overseas. The US is calling for an oil embargo on Pyongyang, an assets freeze on leader Kim Jong-Un, but also an end to textile exports and to payments made to North Korean guest ...

United Nations to vote on watered-down new sanctions against North Korea

During the final resolution of the sanctions , adopted on 5 August, the number of expatriate workers from north korea had been capped. The UN Security Council unanimously approved tougher sanctions against North Korea on Monday because of Pyongyang's sixth and strongest nuclear test on September 3, under which the United Nations imposed a ban on textile exports and restrictions on crude oil imports.

Mostly sunny, high near 76 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Wednesday - Sunny, with a high near 78. Tonight , the low will be around 58 with mostly clear skies and a northeast wind of 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening, according to the weather service. North wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. Expect partly cloudy skies on Sunday night, with a low of 65, according to the weather service. Today: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Trump says North Korea sanctions just the beginning

It also has tens of thousands of soldiers and artillery positioned near the heavily fortified border that divides the peninsula. USFK began deploying the anti-missile battery known as THAAD with two launchers and the radar in late April in an overnight operation that many saw as an effort to rush it into place before May 9 elections to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye.

Here's how Georgia Power restores your electricity without a bucket truck

City officials urged residents to stay off the streets as 3 feet (0.91 meters) of water above dry ground is expected overnight. The storm fatality occurred in south-west Georgia, where Irma's centre crossed over from Florida on Monday afternoon.

Hurricanes Jose, Katia join Irma in Atlantic Basin

Forecasters have predicted damaging winds, drenching rains and a risky storm surge from the Gulf of Mexico. It was expected to gain some strength but the effects of Irma were seen eventually weakening that storm. Katia is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 5 to 10 inches over northern Veracruz, and 2 to 5 inches over far southern Tamaulipas, northeast Puebla, and southern Veracruz through Saturday morning.

UK Government seizes Dawood Ibrahim's assets

Dawood, the mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 were killed, appears on UK's latest list of Financial Sanctions Targets. He is recorded to have lived at: House No 37, 30th Street - Defence Housing Authority, Karachi, Pakistan; Noorabad, Karachi, Pakistan (Palatial bungalow in the hilly area); and White House, Near Saudi Mosque, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan address on record until a year ago - House no.29, Margalla Road, F 6/2 Street no.22, Karachi, Pakistan - is no longer ...

ICJ to resume Kulbhushan Jadhav's case hearing today

It was then decided that India would file its written submissions - or "memorials" - on September 13, and that Pakistan would file a response by December 13. India, meanwhile, accuses Pakistan of denying consular access to Mr Jadhav. We should not comment on it. "The matter is in the court and we hope that we will get justice".

Arun Jaitley says Aadhaar legislation will stand test of constitutionality

Jaitley said the UPA government had not realised the full potential of Aadhaar when it was introduced. "While there was a draft law related to management, the use of it was not clear", Jaitley said while delivering the keynote address at the Conclave on Financial Inclusion organised by the United Nations in India.

Venezuelan Government Agrees to Start Talks With Opposition

Venezuela was convulsed for months by demonstrations both against and in support of President Maduro. "It has been chose to send a delegation to meet with President Medina to present the objectives of the national democratic struggle", the opposition coalition Democratic Unity Roundtable said in a statement.

Republicans stew over Trump deal with Democrats on Hurricane Harvey aid bill

All 90 votes in opposition were cast by Republicans, many of whom seethed after Trump cut the disaster-and-debt deal with Democratic leaders with no offsetting budget cuts. U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, voted in favor of the measure, but expressed "disappointed that a relief package, created to help those in need, was exploited with the attachment of a continuing resolution and a debt ceiling increase".

1st impeach complaint vs Sereno 'sufficient in form, substance'

Sereno insisted on Wednesday that there is no basis for the impeachment complaint filed against her before the House of Representatives and should be dismissed outright. "These would include our concern that numerous allegations in the complaints are unsupported by evidence or rely mainly on hearsay consisting of newspaper clippings", Sereno said.

Trump adviser suggests Mexico wall funding won't be linked to Daca legislation

There is reason to believe that the Trump administration plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects almost 600,000 immigrants who entered the country without documentation as children. Ohio's U.S. Senators have both said they want to find a way to allow DACA recipients to stay in the U.S. Almost 800,000 young immigrants have participated in the program, more than one-quarter of them in California.

'South Park' to Tackle White Supremacists on Season 21 Premiere

According to Entertainment Weekly , the South Park Season 21 premiere, titled "White People Renovating Houses" will tackle white supremacy in America. "Now that Spielberg is doing Ready Player One - which is like the most Member Berry thing ever invented - we can't out-Member Berry that", Parker told THR .

Mets 2018 season schedule announced: Opening day, final series, dates to know

The 2018 season will close with a three-game series September 28-30 at Chicago against the Cubs, marking the first time the teams have closed out the regular season at Wrigley Field since 1991. Here's what you need to know about the Mets schedule. Major League Baseball announced the official dates for the 2018 regular season schedule, including Opening Day , dates, the All-Star Game in Washington and opponents for the entire season.

Is Equifax' free credit monitoring good enough?

In the wake of the breach, many experts - including Hawaii's own consumer advocate - have urged consumers to consider putting a credit freeze on their accounts. Equifax is offering one year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection services to ALL consumers, regardless of whether or not your information was involved in the breach.

W&T Offshore (WTI) Facts and Figures

W&T Offshore, Inc . has a 12 month low of $1.31 and a 12 month high of $3.47. Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in WTI . W&T Offshore had a negative return on equity of 6.08% and a net margin of 25.52%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.47) EPS.

Folau cops backlash for gay marriage tweet

He was immediately inundated with dozens of replies criticising him for his stance. A plebiscite postal vote will take place over the coming months to determine whether Australia should follow the likes of the UK, USA and Ireland in legalising same sex marriage.

Lee Elementary School destroyed by fire in Tampa

The TV station had a reporter on the scene shortly after the fire broke out. According to the school's website, teachers "use a variety of instructional technology to infuse our authentic world studies theme to create an environment that fosters the highest levels of social, emotional, and intellectual development".

Attacker On The Run After Knifing Private Girls' School Security Guard

It's been reported the guard was stabbed at the school's performing arts centre. "The offender fled. Multiple police units are hunting for him". "It's certainly likely that the offender has blood on them, and it's quite possible that the offender is still armed".

Homes threatened by Hunter region blaze

The blaze came within range of homes and Oxford Falls Grammar School but, by mid-afternoon on Tuesday, Rural Fire Service crews and water bombing aircraft were holding it at bay. More than 70 fires are burning across New South Wales as a hot, windy day brings risky conditions to much of the state. With temperatures now reaching 33 degrees in Sydney - a 150-year record for this early in the season - and wind gusts of up to 35 km/hour, fire weather warnings have also been issued for the North ...

In UP, These 'Loan Waivers' Are Making Farmers Very Angry

In Hamirpur, loan waiver certificates of Rs 10 to Rs 215 were distributed at a function in the presence of state's labour and employment exchanges minister Mannu Kori. Reports of farmers expressing dismay poured in also from areas such as Jalaun, Kannauj, Mahoba and Farrukhabad. "It is laughable", alleged Juhie Singh of the Samajwadi Party.

China agrees United Nations action, and talk, needed to end North Korea crisis

Moon also expressed regret over clashes between protesters and police that left dozens injured Thursday when the USA military added the four launchers to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System in rural Seongju. Russian President Vladimir Putin told an economic forum Thursday that the United States could be playing into North Korea's hands by trying to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang.

China-born New Zealand lawmaker says he's loyal to new home

A New Zealand lawmaker who was born in China said Wednesday he taught Chinese spies while working at that nation's elite military colleges but had never engaged in any intelligence activities himself and was loyal to his new nation. "I refute any allegations that question my loyalty to New Zealand", he said in a media statement. Jian condemned the "defamatory statements" and said he was a proud New Zealander who had been transparent about his background.

Govt to issue Rs 100 coins to mark MGR's birth centenary

In a major development, Finance Ministry on Tuesday issued a notification about the introduction of Rs 100 coin. The Rs 100 coin will be made of silver (50%), copper (40%), nickel (5%) and zinc (5%). The reverse of the Rs 100 coin shall bear the portrait of MG Ramachandran in the centre, with inscription of Ramachandran in Devnagari on upper periphery and Dr MG Ramachandran birth centenary in English on the lower periphery of the coin.

AIADMK sacks Sasikala, ejects Gen Secy post

The enlarged Palanisamy faction is now expected to approach the Election Commission with the plea that the party symbol be allotted to their now-merged faction on the ground that they had just organised a meeting of the general council. Loyalists of Dinakaran, including law makers and members of General Council, boycotted the meeting.Reacting to the General Council resolutions Dinakaran said the Madras High Court on Monday has said the decisions of the meeting are subject to its final ...

Rays hope new 'home' field helps against Yankees

It was only the second time in seven starts with the Yankees that Gray lasted less than six innings. "It definitely was a different feeling", he said. After having to relocate to NY for a series against the Yankees because of Hurricane Irma , the club is eager to get back to Tampa Bay and play their scheduled home series vs.

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