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Iran successfully launches ballistic missile defying United States warnings

And he's not telling anyone what he's decided about America's position with the Iranian nuclear deal as it comes up for reassessment in mid-October - at least, not yet. If, as now appears increasingly likely, he decides that it is not, it could open the way for renewed United States sanctions and perhaps the collapse of the agreement.


China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

The North's last test, on September 3, was the country's most powerful detonation, triggering a much stronger 6.3-magnitude quake that was felt across the border in China . North Korea's weakest nuclear test, the first one conducted in 2006, generated a magnitude 4.3 quake. A South Korea Meteorological Agency spokesman said that acoustic waves from a man-made explosion should have been detected but were not.


Amazon Makes Big Move Into Restaurant Delivery Industry

Amazon Makes Big Move Into Restaurant Delivery Industry

Olo, the leading online food ordering solution for the restaurant industry, and Amazon are teaming up to streamline online ordering, enabling thousands of Olo restaurant customers to gain easy integration with Amazon Restaurants . Olo empowers its restaurants to offer guests counter and curbside pickup for orders placed by phone, web, mobile web, app , Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices and more, as well as delivery through Olo Dispatch and Olo Rails.


McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill

McCain 'never had any intention' of backing latest health care bill

White House legislative affairs director Marc Short predicted a Wednesday vote while a McConnell spokesman declined to publicly embrace that timeline. "So it may be hard for the CBO to do the kind of in-depth analysis that it usually does, but that's what I would like to see before making a formal decision".



Trump accuses Iran of cooperation with North Korea after missile test launch

The broadcaster did not say when the test had been conducted, although officials had said on Friday that it would be tested "soon". Mr Trump has been critical of the 2015 nuclear deal the USA and other world powers struck with Iran . "When it comes to defending our country, we will ask nobody for their permission". The president's remarks came after Iran tested its new ballistic missile, called Khorramshahr, with a range of 2,000 km, which was unveiled on Friday for the first time ...


Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico officials describe 'apocalyptic' conditions

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico officials describe 'apocalyptic' conditions

The government has confirmed 10 storm-related deaths in the population of 3.6 million people. He said mobile communications systems are being flown in but acknowledged "it's going to take a while" before people in Puerto Rico will be able to communicate with their families outside the island.