• Trump speaks with Guam's governor in extremely candid phone call
Trump speaks with Guam's governor in extremely candid phone call

Trump also said the nation's nuclear arsenal is in "in tip-top shape" and getting stronger. Trump opened the conversation by telling Calvo, " Good morning, good morning. Calvo said, "With all the criticism that's going on over there from a guy that's being targeted, we need a president like you". "We are the best in the world by a factor of f...

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  • US Will Talk to N. Korea if it Stops Missile Tests
US Will Talk to N. Korea if it Stops Missile Tests

USA sanctions signed by President Donald Trump a few days earlier also target North Korea's human rights abuses and enforce United Nations shipping sanctions against North Korea. US officials have said new USA steps that would target Chinese banks and firms doing business with Pyongyang are in the works, but these have appeared to be put on...

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  • US Muslim Wins Payout After Hijab 'Forcibly Removed' by Police
US Muslim Wins Payout After Hijab 'Forcibly Removed' by Police

After Powell's suit was filed, a police spokesperson confirmed that "during the booking process Powell's hijab was removed and placed into her property bag where it was secured". "Mrs. Powell is wearing the veil in the context of his religious beliefs and was forced to spend the night on her head when she was in detention". The Long Beach City Co...

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  • Conyers, Dems warn against attack on N. Korea
Conyers, Dems warn against attack on N. Korea

Indeed, the only viable option to end the current standoff is diplomacy , best exemplified in concrete proposals such as the freeze-for-freeze dictum, which proposes that North Korea freeze its nuclear and missile testing in return for the United States and South Korea halting their annual military exercises .

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  • Huddersfield captain Hudson takes up coaching role
Huddersfield captain Hudson takes up coaching role

If we do that throughout the course of the season, I am sure we will be all right. Hudson left Cardiff City for a nominal fee back in August 2014 for Huddersfield Town after being deemed out-of-favour after the summer signings of Bruno Ecuele Manga and Sean Morrrison.

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  • Good day and reasons to call 811 before digging
Good day and reasons to call 811 before digging

Miss Dig 8-1-1 is a one-call service that alerts utilities to dispatch crews to mark those underground utility lines with flags, or paint, in the area you plan to dig. This can result in disruption of service, property damage, injuries and even deaths. "Whether you are a homeowner or a professional contractor, always call 811 before you begin to di...

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  • A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now
A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now

The place fills up fast with locals and military personnel, "kind of a little bit of everything", says Monique Genereux, who opened the bar and restaurant a few years ago. He has said things that are horrific. While there has been some resistance and displeasure from the people of Guam over the US military's presence, it is also essential to the is...

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  • Memorial service held for Justine Damond shot by Minneapolis police officer
Memorial service held for Justine Damond shot by Minneapolis police officer

Justine Damond was killed after making a 911 call to report a possible rape. They were getting married next week in Hawaii, and he pointed out the painful irony that the service - held at a lakefront stage near her home in southwest Minneapolis - coincided with the family's original travel plans.

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  • Nitish Kumar to join NDA at the center on August 19
Nitish Kumar to join NDA at the center on August 19

Party spokesperson KC Tyagi also accused Gandhi of "exploiting" the dissidence in the JD (U), saying it is against "political decorum". Of 44 votes cast in favour of Patel, senior Gujarat Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia said, 43 were from Congress MLAs and the last one from Vasava, seen as a Sharad Yadav camp leader in the JD (U).

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  • China vows to raise defence capabilities after United States warship approaches Nansha Islands
China vows to raise defence capabilities after United States warship approaches Nansha Islands

Defending the first Chinese overseas naval base against criticism that it would amplify China's growing influence, he said it will act as a logistics centre and support anti- piracy, United Nations peacekeeping operations and humanitarian relief missions in the region .

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  • North Korea threatening missile strike on Guam, report says
North Korea threatening missile strike on Guam, report says

Security Council resolution slapping new sanctions that could cut off about one-third of the North's roughly $3 billion in annual exports. It bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood and prohibits countries from hiring additional North Korean labourers.

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  • Led airstrike kills 16 civilians in eastern Afghanistan
Led airstrike kills 16 civilians in eastern Afghanistan

On July 24, Afghan officials said, nine civilians were killed in a USA airstrike on a prayer ceremony held in Haska Meena district by relatives of Islamic State members who had previously been killed. Back in February, American airstrikes also killed 22 civilians in the same province. The official said that investigation is underway. But the T...

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  • North Korea Threatens Guam: Facts About the US Territory
North Korea Threatens Guam: Facts About the US Territory

Amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea , Malacanang on Thursday assured the public the government is prepared for possible missile attacks near Guam by North Korea. That base and a US naval base are home to about 13,000 American military personnel. Its chief languages are English and Chamorro. He later retweeted a posting from U.S.

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  • South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation
South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation

Meanwhile, Russia, China and Germany voiced dismay at the escalating rhetoric from Pyongyang and Washington . The tension comes on the heels of an intelligence report that suggested North Korea has miniaturized nuclear weapons to fit on missiles.

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  • Mattis: A War With North Korea Would Be 'Catastrophic'
Mattis: A War With North Korea Would Be 'Catastrophic'

Mattis' comments follow President Donald Trump's threats against the rogue nation, according to CNN. If carried out, it would be the North's most provocative missile launch to date. "The best way to show how (the threat) is widely gauged, is to look at last weekend when the UN Security Council voted unanimously to characterize this as a North Korea...

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  • Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un
Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un

Trump doubled down Thursday, saying his previous bold statements might not have been "strong enough" for Kim Jong Un , whose regime announced a plan to fire four missiles near the USA island territory of Guam in response to the White House's bold rhetoric.

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  • Guam Governor Says Trump Called, Assured Island Is Safe
Guam Governor Says Trump Called, Assured Island Is Safe

Trump furthered the rhetoric on Friday, saying that the US military was "locked and loaded" to deal with the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula. In the phone call Mr Trump goes on to praise the island's beauty, which he says he has seen in news reports about the missile threat.

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  • As tensions with North Korea escalate, Trump retweets several comparisons with Obama
As tensions with North Korea escalate, Trump retweets several comparisons with Obama

Trump, who has threatened " fire and fury " if North Korea continues its provocations, returned to the subject of Obama on Thursday morning, retweeting a survey by ProgressPolls, which asked: "Who is a better President of the United States?" However, if the dictator actually does strike Guam, "I have confidence that we have responses that are pro...

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  • Mega Millions, Powerball, Hoosier Lotto reaching high prize amounts
Mega Millions, Powerball, Hoosier Lotto reaching high prize amounts

The winning ticket was bought in Palos Heights, Illinois, according to lottery officials. It's the first jackpot victor in Mega Millions since April 28. It was the first time since all US lotteries began selling tickets Mega Millions and Powerball tickets that both games offered jackpots of more than $300 million at the same time.

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  • Valley natives visiting from Guam reflect on North Korea threat
Valley natives visiting from Guam reflect on North Korea threat

This is not to say that North Korea will not respond to President Trump's remarks with plenty of blood-curdling threats, but it is important to note that the threat universally cited by the mainstream media as Kim Jong-un's terrifying push back against Trump's bluster was, in fact, a threat issued for entirely different reasons - both of them invol...

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  • Half of Republicans support postponing 2020 election if Trump asked
Half of Republicans support postponing 2020 election if Trump asked

But the plan that Trump endorsed is actually one offered by Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue, both of whom, while supporters of Trump, are longtime Republicans who entered office before him. Most prefer that they instead move to shore up the law's marketplaces, which are seeing rising premiums and in some areas few insurers willing to sell poli...

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  • Sebastian Gorka refers Rex Tillerson to the executive branch's org chart
Sebastian Gorka refers Rex Tillerson to the executive branch's org chart

While Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea not to threaten the USA and spoke of meeting the North with " fire and fury like the world has never seen", Tillerson on Wednesday played down those comments and said Trump "just wanted to be clear to the North Korean regime on the U.S.'s unquestionable ability to defend itself".

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  • Airbnb Cancels Bookings, Deletes Accounts Of People Attending White Supremacist Rally
Airbnb Cancels Bookings, Deletes Accounts Of People Attending White Supremacist Rally

Marchers reportedly clashed with counter protesters at the Rotunda, torches were thrown, and blows were exchanged before police came to break it up. Police have not released an official statement of how many people were arrested. "Just as the Unite the Right participants have the right to air their views, so do those who want to protest against t...

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  • Guam Governor Backs Trump's Warning To North Korea
Guam Governor Backs Trump's Warning To North Korea

Earlier that day, Graham asserted that the Trump administration would initiate war with North Korea if it fully developed the nuclear capability to send intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) to the USA or if it launches a non-nuclear attack on a US ally or territory.

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  • Rally Cat Has Been Found, Safe and Sound
Rally Cat Has Been Found, Safe and Sound

The Cardinals lost their lucky unofficial feline mascot nearly as quickly as it jotted on the field during Wednesday night's game. Friday afternoon, the St. On the first pitch after play resumed, Yadier Molina hit a grand slam off Peter Moylan to give the Cardinals an 8-5 lead. Stray Rescue St. Louis does not have Rally Cat, but the attenti...

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  • Trump warns North Korea against attacking Guam
Trump warns North Korea against attacking Guam

Cruz is concerned about them, because of the threat coming directly from North Korea. He alluded to the attacks Trump have experienced for his fiery rhetoric toward Pyongyang. "My momma heart couldn't take it", Gilbert said. "Everyone is nervous, but I think it is our families out there stateside that are more nervous for us", Sokala said.

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  • 'If Australia approves amending the marriage act so be it'
'If Australia approves amending the marriage act so be it'

A If most people vote "yes", the government says it will allow a private members' Bill to go before Parliament on whether gay marriage should be legalised, with MPs getting a free vote on the Bill. She feared those angrily against marriage equality may outnumber gay people who are passionate for change. Correspondence from Queensland MP Trevor ...

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  • Mattis: North Korea diplomacy working despite Trump threats
Mattis: North Korea diplomacy working despite Trump threats

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has also sought to promote dialogue and diplomacy over military action. "We have other means of communication open to them, to certainly hear from them if they have a desire to want to talk", Tillerson said at an Asian security meeting in the Philippines this week, adding that negotiations would be welcomed on t...

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  • Washington Needs to Show 'US Not Seeking to Attack North Korea'
Washington Needs to Show 'US Not Seeking to Attack North Korea'

He insisted he doesn't make such statements. Any negotiation would face huge skepticism in Washington given North Korea's long record of broken promises. She ended her interview by saying that the American people need not worry, because, "We have and continue to refine advanced missile-defense capabilities to protect our allies and our homela...

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  • Franklin becomes 1st Atlantic hurricane as it aims at Mexico
Franklin becomes 1st Atlantic hurricane as it aims at Mexico

Averaging all major tropical season forecasts yields 15 named storms, 7 hurricanes, and 3 major hurricanes. Heading into the hurricane season in late spring, odds for El Nino conditions during the prime tropical months of August-September-October (ASO) were over 50%, now heading into those peak months, odds are down to 10% with an over 70% chan...

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  • Trump Declares Public Health Emergency To Address Opioid Crisis
Trump Declares Public Health Emergency To Address Opioid Crisis

Donnelly said , "I am pleased that President Trump plans to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency ". The Springfield Democrat, who has been critical of the Trump administration , said he was pleased to hear the president's commitment to elevating the issue of opioid abuse and overdose deaths.

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  • Trump Says He Intends To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency
Trump Says He Intends To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

After a meeting on the opioid issue, Trump presented the crisis as a law enforcement issue, but health experts say diversion programs are more likely to help a person who misuses opioids, and concerns about law enforcement involvement can keep people from seeking care in an emergency .

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  • Florida senators weigh in on escalating tension with North Korea
Florida senators weigh in on escalating tension with North Korea

The US is against North Korea's nuclear weapons but Pyongyang says it will not give up on its nuclear deterrence unless Washington ends its hostile policy toward the country and dissolves the US-led United Nations command in South Korea.

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  • House to take up spending bills, then budget
House to take up spending bills, then budget

In an interview Tuesday, Bettencourt said he could "state with absolute mathematical certainty" that his bill - and forcing elections on revenue increases - would slow the growth of property tax bills throughout the state. If passed, they would hurt Texas and Texans in myriad ways, for no good reason beyond the desire of certain political "leader...

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  • Military option with N Korea 'locked and loaded'
Military option with N Korea 'locked and loaded'

Trump refused to retreat from his verbal clash with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. She declined to say whether Germany would stand with the U.S.in case of a military conflict with North Korea and called on the U.N. Experts here say that it would be hard for the U.S. to take a solid step in attacking Pyongyang, urging South Korea to adopt a bo...

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