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Hanjin seeks funds to free stranded cargo worth $14bn

This photo shows Hanjin Shipping Co .'s cargo at Busan Port on September 9, 2016. Further adding to this pickle is the fact that the Korean government is assuring ports that Hanjin will pay the cost of docking and unloading, while Hanjin has repeatedly said it has no money to do so, the Journal reports .

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Obama administration admits paying a total of $1.7 billion to Iran

Lankford's declaration comes after The Wall Street Journal reported how the Obama administration sent an additional $1.3 billion in cash to Iran. The White House has insisted the payments were not ransoms and were in the form of cash since financial sanctions against Iran have made it impossible to transfer the money otherwise.

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"We condemn North Korea's test".

This is shaping up to be the busiest year ever for North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. North Korea says it has successfully conducted a nuclear explosion test aimed at examining the power of its nuclear warheads. A small number of mining carts could be seen, as well as a new canopy which was created to hide activity to the site, analysts said. "Moscow is ready for the closest coordination of its steps in order to work out an global reaction to Pyongyang's actions", Peskov said when ...

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Celine Dion releases painful tribute to late husband

Though 2016 has been an incredibly hard year for Céline Dion, following the loss of both her husband and brother in January, the legendary singer is once again finding strength through music with her new song " Recovering ". When Dion made her emotional return to Caesar's Palace a month after her husband's death, she spoke to the audience about carrying on his memory through her music.

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This Country Singer is Headed to 'Dancing With The Stars'

Lochte dodged the question about whether he would return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report that was announced last week. "We certainly didn't feel like we should be pulling the offer away from him". Apparently wanting to capitalize on recent scandals, the network confirmed that among the dancing celebs will be Olympic swimmer, gold medalist, and epic liar, Ryan Lochte.

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Jaap Stam: Asamoah Gyan Failed Reading Medical

After defeats in the opening two matches of this Championship campaign, a 4-1 defeat of Stam's Reading team has kickstarted a four (so far...) game winning run, propelling Newcastle up to fourth in the league and into the third round of the EFL (League) Cup.

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Latest N Korean Nuclear Test 'Grave Threat' to Regional Security - Obama

President Barack Obama condemned the test and said the US would never accept the country as a nuclear power. North Korea's weird actions have often grabbed global headlines. Why are the North Koreans doing it, and why is it important? Obama said additional steps, including new sanctions, are being considered. "Now, I am full of confidence that if the enemies make any little provocations we will make a counter attack and we will surely win".

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Giant Pandas are off the endangered list

An undated photo of a wild giant panda . However, climate change still threatens the species' survival. But the update also brought bad news. "So few species are actually downlisted, it really is a reflection of the success of conservation", he said at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, the largest meeting of its kind, which drew more than 9,000 heads of state, policymakers and environmentalists to Honolulu.

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Liam Hemsworth remembers early days with Miley Cyrus in throwback photo

Just look at how different they look. Like many Hollywood couples, the two broke up nearly a year later. Though the 23-year-old "We Can't Stop" singer hasn't been shy about wearing her ring on that finger , the couple has yet to officially confirm that they're engaged for a second time.

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U.S. swimmers who created a hoax at the Rio Olympics suspended

In a joint statement issued by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and USA Swimming, the sport's governing bodies says the 12-time Olympic medal victor is receiving the disciplinary measures for violating their code of conduct. Ryan Lochte of United States of America reacts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 11, 2016. All will forfeit monthly stipends and access to USOC training centers during their bans.

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USMNT beats Trinidad and Tobago, moves closer to World Cup qualification

The U.S. went into the game still needing a point to make sure of moving onto the Hexagonal alongside the Soca Warriors and edging out Guatemala. The teenager, who plays his club soccer for German giant Borussia Dortmund, became the youngest American player ever to start a World Cup qualifier and appeared utterly unfazed by the occasion.

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Miss Arkansas Takes Home Talent Award at Miss America

Miss Arkansas was victorious Wednesday night in the Miss America preliminary talent competition. The Miss America finale will broadcast live Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 9 to 11 p.m. And Miss Nevada Bailey Gumm offered, "Over 80 percent of my state is owned by the federal government, so America, you might as well have me, too! ".

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Sitting Haryana judge held by CBI for wife's 2013 murder

A CBI spokesperson said then Chief Judicial Magistrate of Gurgaon Ravneet Garg was arrested in an ongoing investigation of a case related to the alleged murder of his wife Geetanjali Garg under mysterious circumstances. Geetanjali's parents have been alleging that she was harassed for dowry. The post- mortem report had mentioned that one bullet hit her stomach while another bullet hit the chin and pierced through her head.

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'Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids' Concert Film Coming To Netflix In October

Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids is a Playtone Production, with Rocco Caruso, H.H. Cooper, Rick Yorn, Johnny Wright and Michael Rapino sharing executive producer credits. " Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids" will debut at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday, Sept. 13, and will begin streaming on Netflix on October 12.

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House Republicans press Obama administration on Iran payment

The Treasury Department is confirming that after it sent a planeload of $400 million in cash to Iran in January, it sent two more shipments to Iran also in cash, in the next 19 days, totaling another $1.3 billion. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., questioned administration officials at a hearing on the matter, pressing them to explain why the payments had been delivered in cash.

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Wal-Mart: Coke display stacked like twin towers removed

Shawn Richard , who posted the tweet, told BuzzFeed : 'We stopped and stared at it like, oh my God. Hence the reaction to a Panama City Beach, Florida, Walmart that did exactly that with a recent advertising display, complete with a Coca-Cola-branded banner featuring a pre-9/11 NY skyline.

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Obama Denounces Trump After He says Putin Is More of a Leader

Is this really true? Very odd. There's more than enough stuff to write about this election without having to resort to made-up stats like this. And the reality transmitted to them from Lauer matches the reality of the polls , which is a world in which Clinton and Trump are equivalently flawed.

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Does anyone think Matt Lauer did a good job last night?

Clinton will arrive just months after husband, Bill Clinton , spoke here on her behalf, and as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is also ramping up his game in our state. OK, so Lauer did push back a bit on Trump's praise of Putin-whom Trump has lauded as a great leader, apparently for calling Trump's " brilliant "-noting that Putin is at work in the world undermining USA interests, and is implicated in the hacking of the email system of the Democratic National Committee".

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Fact checking Commander in Chief Forum

Clinton's remarks followed a Wednesday night national security forum where the presidential candidates made back-to-back appearances. And while she is finally getting more face time in front of the press - bringing reporters on her plane and doing a Thursday press conference - she also has plenty of money to buy more controlled visibility, in the form of attack ad after attack ad.

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Hillary Clinton blasts Donald Trump's comments on military generals, Putin

In Cedar Rapids, former Iowan, University of Iowa graduate and Reagan administration staffer Doug Elmets asked "How can any self-respecting human being look at Donald Trump and say he should be the leader of this country?" Obama hit back at Trump on Thursday for criticizing his foreign policy record, saying the Republican nominee for the November 8 election was unfit to follow him into the Oval Office and the public should press him on his "outright wacky ideas".

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UN Security Council to meet today on North Korea nuclear test

In its statement announcing the underground test, North Korea expressed anger at the "racket of threat and sanctions. kicked up by the US-led hostile forces" to deny a "sovereign state's exercise of the right to self-defence". The US Geological Survey has reported a 5.3-magnitude natural disaster near a nuclear site in North Korea. North Korea has also performed a series of unsuccessful missile tests in recent months which are part of its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day ...

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Demi Lovato reveals she co-owns a rehab center

In an interview scheduled to air this weekend on CBS' "Sunday Morning," the multiplatinum recording star said she couldn't articulate the reason for the partnership but that "it just feels good". " Cast Centers has played an extremely important role in my life + health". CAST CEO Mike Bayer - who has been accompanying Lovato on her summer tour - recalled how she was "very closed off" when they first met, sleeping a lot and expressing herself with one word answers.

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Pastor gifts Trump a tallit during visit to Detroit black church

While it appears Trump received a warm welcome from the congregants at the Greater Faith Ministries International church, others in the city made it clear how they felt about Trump. Donald Trump, amid protesters and congregants in an African-American church, quoted scripture Saturday in an unlikely appeal for support from skeptical black voters .

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Former NFL coach Wyche awaits heart transplant

According to his website, Wyche is in the care of Carolinas Medical Center's Dickson Heart Unit. If there is not a match for a donor heart in the next few days, he will need to have an artificial heart pump implanted below his heart. After a one-year stint as the University of IN head coach, the Bengals brought him back to head up their squad IN 1984. Wyche played college football at Furman, where he was a standout quarterback.

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Note To Self: Don't Use Your Galaxy Note 7 On A Plane

The FAA says the stance is due to "recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices". Some global airlines already have some sort of rule book on the devices. The country's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said in a statement on Friday that it would not prevent passengers from bringing the phone onto aircraft, or stop them from charging the device during flight.

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Liberty Media buys Formula 1 in £6bn deal

John Malone, head of the entertainment and communications group, has purchased a controlling interest in the sport from CVC Capital. Bernie Ecclestone has warned that Liberty Media will be no different to previous owners CVC, in its intention to make money from Formula 1 .

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William and Kate's first Royal Visit to Cornwall

Kate , the Duchess of Cambridge, and her husband William also met with the Dean of Truro, the Venerable Roger Bush, during their visit to the Truro Cathedral. The Duke appeared touched and said: "We've just started, there's lot's more to come, we're tackling the stigma but there's also legacy stuff". "He's lovely.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Signs New Climate Change Laws

The new measure sets a new goal of reducing emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The bill expands on California's landmark 2006 law, which set the goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), who wrote AB32 as well as SB32. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia, D-Coachella, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, are congratulated after the governor signed legislation in Los Angeles on Thursday, Sept.

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Canadian, Chinese companies sign 56 new deals worth $1.2B

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Canada said it plans to apply to join a controversial new global infrastructure bank led by China in hopes of providing a boost to economic growth both at home and around the world. As a part of that MOU, Air Canada, the country's largest air carrier, will launch a flagship store on the site targeting Chinese tourists and leverage Alitrip's user base and resources to tap the burgeoning travel market between China and Canada.

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Star Trek 50th anniversary frames for Facebook profile pictures

Star Trek has been an inspiration for many tech giants over the years. The first episode of the 1960s TV show " Star Trek ", which spawned multiple spin-off series and movies and influenced the genre of science fiction as well as TV in general, debuted on September 9, 1966, 50 years ago today .

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Sir Nicholas Serota to leave Tate for Arts Council role

To some he all but single-handedly created an appetite for the visual arts in this country. "It has been an exciting challenge to work with successive Chairmen, trustees and groups of extremely talented colleagues to develop the role of Tate in the study, presentation and promotion of British, modern and worldwide art", Serota said in a statement sent out via email blast.

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Lady Gaga's 'Perfect Illusion' is basically a giant Bruce Springsteen impersonation

But it does tease a new, "analog" side to the singer, and that's worth paying attention to. It was a Perfect Illusion! Last month, Gaga-who has always been skilled at creating anticipation around her work-said at the iHeartRadio Music Summit, "The song is about modern ecstasy".

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Trump says he was against Iraq war despite Howard Stern interview

Traffic cop or truth detector? Trump also cited an interview he gave to Esquire in 2004 in which he called the war a "mess". "And Matt Lauer didn't have a followup planned? ". Florida women back Clinton 56 percent-36 percent, while men back Trump 58 percent-36 percent. "So Lauer didn't correct Trump on his record about Iraq?" "The Iraq War began in March 2003, more than a year before this story ran, thus nullifying Trump's timeline".

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Chelsea Clinton visits State College

As she waited, Cindy Paisley, 53, a medical coder from Scott Township, lauded Hillary Clinton for "years and years of experience". On that point, Clinton said she trusts her mother more than anyone. "I hope my children are as proud of me as I am of my mom someday", she added. "I don't trust anyone more than my mom ", she said. Johnna Purcell, the president of Penn State Students for Hillary and an organizing fellow for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, volunteers more than 30 hours a ...

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VA Tech & Tennessee Play 'Battle Of Bristol' Saturday Night

After a classic showdown between LSU and Wisconsin to start the season, the ESPN College GameDay crew heads to Bristol Motor Speedway in advance of the neutral-field battle between the No. Virginia Tech: QB Jerod Evans. Here are the 5 teams on "upset alert". Even though it took overtime to get it, the Volunteers won. I'd expect Foster to load the box early and often against the dynamic Tennessee running game, forcing Josh Dobbs to throw the football.


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