• Dow Tumbles as North Korea Tensions Simmer
Dow Tumbles as North Korea Tensions Simmer

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.45%, around 100 points lower and retreating below its 20,000 level. S&P 500 e-minis were down 4.5 points, or 0.18 percent, with 209,543 contracts traded. Healthcare stocks were among the big gainers. The Swiss franc was on track for its biggest single-day rise against the euro in more than 2 1/2 yea...

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  • Barnaby Joyce refers himself to the High Court over citizenship cloud
Barnaby Joyce refers himself to the High Court over citizenship cloud

He emigrated to Australia as a British subject but under NZ law, Mr Joyce's father was automatically designated a citizen by descent. "In fact we were all British subjects at that time", he said. He will stay on as deputy prime minister. The principle of sovereignty must be protected. If so, Mr Turnbull suggested they, too, be referred to the ...

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  • Neo-Nazi, KKK violence condemned: LA Mayor Garcetti, Sen. Feinstein outraged
Neo-Nazi, KKK violence condemned: LA Mayor Garcetti, Sen. Feinstein outraged

He called Friday night's torchlight rally of white nationalists "tantamount to terrorism" and a "display that was clearly meant to intimidate and terrorize". Angelenos and people everywhere condemn these acts of hatred, and are deeply saddened by the loss of life and injuries suffered today. On Sunday, the White House sought to clarify Trump's ea...

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  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya hoist Indian flag at IFFM 2017
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya hoist Indian flag at IFFM 2017

Held at Melbourne Recital Centre, the award ceremony celebrated the excellence of Indian actors and filmmakers. Dangal and Bahubali 2 stole the show at IFFM 2017 with galore of awards. As a special annual feature of the event, Aishwarya Rai hoisted the Indian flag along with Indian High Commissioner to Australia A.M. Gondane; Consul General o...

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  • NRA spokeswoman Loesch hits back at Democratic lawmaker's 'security threat' claim
NRA spokeswoman Loesch hits back at Democratic lawmaker's 'security threat' claim

The tweet caught the attention of Rice, who saw the comment as a mischaracterization of NRA's inaction: "So if a white guy was shot dead during a routine stop with a legal gun & a joint in his vehicle, NRA would stay silent?" "This is a congresswoman who, in her area, MS-13 is killing black and Hispanic men, and yet she has harsher words for me a...

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  • President Trump: Opioid crisis is a national emergency
President Trump: Opioid crisis is a national emergency

Christie cited a number of statistics on the radio show that urged the severity of the issue, including that 142 people die daily in the USA from a drug overdose . President Donald Trump on Thursday declared the national opioid crisis a " national emergency " after a drug commission led by Gov. Chris Christie called on his administrati...

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  • 'Military option on Venezuela open'
'Military option on Venezuela open'

In surprise comments on Friday, Trump asserted a "military option" could be considered, which Venezuela's Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino slammed as "an act of craziness". "I have no idea why we would use military force in Venezuela". The rebuke from Washington's most loyal ally in the region came the day before Vice President Mike Pence will b...

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  • 17 immigrants found locked inside Edinburg truck
17 immigrants found locked inside Edinburg truck

A family member reportedly tipped police off to a smuggling operation where 17 undocumented immigrants were found in a trailer not far from the border. Their condition is unknown at this time. Two people in charge of the trailer were detained, White said. Edinburg PD told KVEO both detainees are of Cuban nationality.

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  • Mayor Jim Gray explains decision to move Confederate statues
Mayor Jim Gray explains decision to move Confederate statues

Gray said he had planned to make the announcement next week but that the events in Charlottesville "accelerated the announcement". "Disguised as an exercise of free speech, white nationalist and hate groups are engulfing Charlottesville, Virginia, in bigotry and racism today", said Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.

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  • Callers Go Head To Head Over Trump And Charlottesville Riots
Callers Go Head To Head Over Trump And Charlottesville Riots

City officials also expressed condolences to the families of H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, the two Virginia State Police killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday in Charlottesville . "These men gave their lives in the line of duty", the city government said, "and our gratitude to them can not be overstated". President ...

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  • Cullerton: Veto override step to fair ed funding
Cullerton: Veto override step to fair ed funding

Rauner's changes stripping special privileges for CPS resulted in 831 of Illinois' 852 school districts receiving additional funding, according to the ISBE analysis, showing the degree to which those districts have been subsidizing Chicago for more than a decade .

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  • Why did the NCP skip the joint opposition meet
Why did the NCP skip the joint opposition meet

On Friday, the NCP stayed away, miffed that the Congress suspected it of not voting in favour of Ahmed Patel in the high-voltage dramatic Gujarat Rajya Sabha vote last week. Despite this, he said, the Congress spokesperson in Gujarat had blamed the NCP. The league was formed in April, partly on the insistence of the Bihar Chief Minister; it inclu...

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  • United States military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq
United States military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq

The cause of the casualties has not been released by authorities but "initial reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact", the DoD said , adding that the incident is under investigation. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, Operation Inherent Resolve commander. It did not identify the soldiers. Daesh terrorost group has claimed responsibili...

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  • Keith Ellison Claims North Korean Leader Is 'More Responsible' Than Trump
Keith Ellison Claims North Korean Leader Is 'More Responsible' Than Trump

Last week Trump vowed to rain down "fire and fury" on the Hermit Kingdom if Kim continues to threaten to strike the U.S. or its allies with nuclear weapons after the United Nations Security Council imposed strict economic sanctions against the country.

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  • White Helmets members shot dead in northwestern Syria
White Helmets members shot dead in northwestern Syria

Seven members of the White Helmets rescue group have been reportedly shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Syria. The US state department said it was "saddened and horrified" by the attack. The White Helmets say they are non-partisan, but critics, often supporters of President Bashar al-Assad and his ally Russian Fede...

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  • Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief
Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief

Since then, Trump has exchanged threats with North Korea, which said Wednesday that its military would have plans in place by mid-August to attack waters near the U.S. Trump dialed up the rhetoric early Friday, tweeting that the USA military is "locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". For North Korea, an ICBM established a deterrence...

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  • EPL: Man City beat Brighton 2-0
EPL: Man City beat Brighton 2-0

His passing is an underrated skill-he registered seven assists in the league last season-but more importantly, his capacity to sit in front of the back four offers the defense additional protection while, in theory, liberating Paul Pogba to be the marauding presence he was at his best for Juventus.

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  • NCP skips opposition meet chaired by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi
NCP skips opposition meet chaired by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

While senior NCP leader Praful Patel publicly declared that their party was boycotting the meeting, the Congress put up a courageous face, stating that Pawar had called to say that he would have personally participated in the meeting but was unable to do so as he was unwell.

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  • ASEAN, China Adopt Framework for Maritime Code of Conduct
ASEAN, China Adopt Framework for Maritime Code of Conduct

Philippine Foreign Minister spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said the ministers agreed to convene in August to discuss modalities of the negotiations on the actual code of conduct and Asean leaders are expected to announce the formal start of the negotiations at the summit in November.

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  • CIA Chief: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Another Missile
CIA Chief: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Another Missile

But be careful, the increased likelihood of a nuclear missile strikes the United States is a very unsafe threat", added the director of the u.s. central intelligence agency. "We're all looking to get out of this situation without a war", Dunford said. Referring to Kim, President Trump added: "If he utters one threat ...

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  • Usain Bolt passes Barton to the next generation
Usain Bolt passes Barton to the next generation

His body can no longer hold up. Jamaica were afforded a rousing welcome from the crowd, a relaxed-looking Bolt applauding the stands, with pictures of him constantly shown on the stadium's big screens. The race played out exactly like that, although the Brits came out of nowhere to snatch the gold from the Americans. He finished second in the 5...

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  • Positive tone at meetings bodes well for S'pore, says Vivian
Positive tone at meetings bodes well for S'pore, says Vivian

The three countries issued a joint statement after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met in the Philippines on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) ministerial meeting.

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  • Action again North Korea's ballistic missiles a hard call for US
Action again North Korea's ballistic missiles a hard call for US

President Donald Trump assured Calvo that Guam is safe during a phone call. It's not the first time North Korea has threatened Guam, which is a crucial, strategic hub for US forces in the Pacific. Pyongyang says it will be ready to send its missile launch plan to Kim for approval just before or as the drills begin. Hundreds of thousands of tr...

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  • CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war
CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war

Pompeo said "there's nothing imminent today", in response to a question about how anxious should people be over the escalating tensions. "But make no mistake about it. Beijing is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of aid. Trump warned last week that North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" if it continued to threaten his cou...

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  • Gorakhpur Tragedy: Yogi Promises Strict Action Against Guilty
Gorakhpur Tragedy: Yogi Promises Strict Action Against Guilty

He too denied any death due to shortfall of oxygen though 23 children died . He further blamed encephalitis as the root cause for children's death at BRD Medical College . Minister for medical education Ashutosh Tandon ruled out disruption in oxygen supply as the reason behind the deaths. "There should be no shortage of oxygen in the...

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  • 3 women murdered in grisly hammer attack at NY home
3 women murdered in grisly hammer attack at NY home

His younger sister Melissa, 28, and two friends heard the fatal beating, the paper reported. Meanwhile, Bobby killed her sister's other friend Janel, who he found in a room upstairs, in the same manner. Bobby has been charged with three counts of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. However, interactions with her son had grown ...

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  • American tourist gets beat up after giving Nazi salute in Germany
American tourist gets beat up after giving Nazi salute in Germany

Police in the eastern German city of Dresden said the 41-year-old American man was drunk when he made the offensive gesture. The U.S. tourist was slightly injured, the report said, adding that a test by the police showed that the Hitler-salute giver had alcohol blood level of 0.276 percent.

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  • North Korea threatens 'thousands-fold' revenge against USA for sanctions
North Korea threatens 'thousands-fold' revenge against USA for sanctions

Speaking at a regional security forum in Manila on Monday, Wang said the new resolution showed China and the global community's opposition to North Korea's continued missile tests, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Thornton says the USA wants to ensure that with the new sanctions, there's "not this kind of episodic back and f...

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  • North Korea to ASEAN: Be impartial, practical on denuclearization issue
North Korea to ASEAN: Be impartial, practical on denuclearization issue

The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, called the U.S. -drafted resolution "the single largest economic sanctions package ever leveled against" North Korea. The latest United Nations resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote Saturday on a new sanc...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci: Trump needed to be 'much harsher' to white supremacy
Anthony Scaramucci: Trump needed to be 'much harsher' to white supremacy

Scaramucci, whose turn on the communications team lasted for less than two weeks, said in an interview with ABC News' This Week the president needed to get "more loyalists in" to protect his position. Scaramucci's remarks came a day after a rally in Virginia turned violent, as clashes broke out between white nationalists and counterprotesters. "W...

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  • Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea
Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea

Discussing the escalating war of words between the USA and North Korea over the latter's rogue nuclear program, Ellison raised eyebrows by saying the North Korea's despotic leader was acting better than the US president. He added: "We can not play fast and loose with nuclear weapons and nuclear threats". According to the White House, Trump and ...

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  • Only 38.44% students pass intermediate special exam
Only 38.44% students pass intermediate special exam

Bihar Board Intermediate exam result was released on 30 May 2017. The same steps can be followed to check Bihar Intermediate Examination Vocational Compartmental Result 2017. Result will be displayed on the screen. The result was out on Saturday, 12th August 2017 at 11:00 AM. Out of 93,295 candidates who passed the examination, 6,517 passed wit...

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  • Daily Afternoon Rain & Storms
Daily Afternoon Rain & Storms

The heavier and more extensive rain areas will move east tomorrow night with some rain lingering overnight. After a week of daily showers and storms several communities across Acadiana could finally dodge the rain Sunday and remain dry as a weak high pressure will slide over the northern Gulf just south of Louisiana.

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  • North Korea reacts to Trump comment
North Korea reacts to Trump comment

Locked and loaded - that's how President Trump described the USA military solutions for dealing with North Korea. Though not a direct response to the " fire and fury " statement, North Korea's army announced hours after that it was preparing a plan for missile strike on the USA territory of Guam should Washington carry out military action a...

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  • Scaramucci: Trump Should Have Been 'Much Harsher' On White Supremacy
Scaramucci: Trump Should Have Been 'Much Harsher' On White Supremacy

Violence broke out Saturday at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville , Virginia. On Saturday, Trump strongly condemned the violence in Charlottesville, organized by far-right nationalists, stating that the events were a "display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides", but refrained from blaming any particular group for the out...

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