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Earthquake detected in North Korea: China state media | News

China’s earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a “suspected explosion”. The administration said in a statement on its website that the earthquake, which occurred around 08:30 GMT, was recorded a depth of zero kilometres. Previous quakes from North Korea have indicated nuclear tests by the state, the most recent ...

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Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant | Entertainment

Kylie Jenner/file photo LOS ANGELES: Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the celebrity Kardashian family, was reported on Friday to be pregnant. Celebrity news website TMZ, People magazine and Buzzfeed all quoted sources as saying that Jenner, 20, the half-sister of Kim Kardashian, is expecting a baby with her boyfriend, the rapper Travis Scott. Jenner’s representatives could not be reached ...

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Iran tests new ballistic missile: state media | News

Iran has “successfully” tested a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads and can travel up to 2,000km, according to state media.  The news of the test comes just hours after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard unveiled the missile during a military parade in Tehran.  The move was a direct challenge to US President Donald Trump, who in August signed a ...

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Milo Says Contrary to Media Reports, Free Speech Week is not Canceled; UC Berkeley Plans to Spend $1M on Security

Confusion continues to surround Free Speech Week at UC Berkeley two days before events are scheduled to kick off. While some media are reporting that the Berkeley Patriot, the student organization hosting the four-day conservative political event, have called it off, British right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, an event headliner, posted on Facebook that it’s going on. “Contrary to press reports, ...

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Social media rages with xenophobia

Following Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s proposal for T&T to open its doors to citizens of Dominica in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, there was a lot of racist, political and xenophobic remarks on social media from citizens who disagreed with the idea. Some of the comments included: •Well we already have an influx of Chinese, Guyanese, Nigerians and deportees ...

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Media, watchdog groups will be able to argue for release of Wetterling documents, judge rules

Government watchdog and media coalitions will be able to make their case for access to the investigative file into the 1989 abduction and murder of Jacob Wetterling, a judge ruled Friday. In allowing the watchdog and media groups to join the Stearns County District Court lawsuit, Judge Ann Carrott’s written ruling cited the Wetterling family’s legally groundbreaking request to put ...

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Social media explodes over Kylie Jenner’s pregnancy news

MIAMI – Kim Kardashian’s half-sister Kylie Jenner is pregnant, TMZ, People magazine and Buzzfeed reported. The reports followed Jenner’s Snapchat appearing to have a baby bump. Rapper Travis Scott, 25, is the 20-year-old reality television star’s boyfriend. People magazine reported the baby girl was due in February and a source told them “the family has known for quite some time.”  Social media exploded with reaction Friday night. ...

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