• Hope Hicks Tapped As Interim White House Communications Director
Hope Hicks Tapped As Interim White House Communications Director

However temporary it is, it was the latest reshuffling in the White House and comes at a time when the president's remarks on white supremacistswere drawing fire from Democrats and Republicans. Ms. Hicks was a spokeswoman for Mr. Trump during his presidential campaign and at the Trump Organization. She was the only other person in attendance when T...

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  • Top US general says it's Trump's decision whether to strike N. Korea
Top US general says it's Trump's decision whether to strike N. Korea

Pacific territory of Guam, home to about 7,000 U.S. troops and 160,000 people. South Korea will work to prevent a war breaking out on the Korean Peninsula "at all cost", President Moon Jae In has said at a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of his country's liberation from Japanese rule.

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  • Kim has praised a plan for 'enveloping fire at Guam'
Kim has praised a plan for 'enveloping fire at Guam'

Last week, Pyongyang said it was chalking out a plan to launch four missiles mid-August into the territorial waters of Guam, an unincorporated U.S. "The bottom line is we will defend the country and for us (the military) that's war", he said, according to CBS . South Korean and US officials have been working to cool the war of words, emphasi...

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  • Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in one day
Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in one day

The heads of the Central Luzon and Metro Manila regional police forces were among the awardees in the recent Police Service Anniversary for their accomplishments in the war against illegal drugs . He won a landslide victory in presidential elections past year after promising an unprecedented war on drugs in which tens of thousands of people would ...

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  • 21 drug pushers killed, 64 arrested in Bulacan
21 drug pushers killed, 64 arrested in Bulacan

Bulacan police chief, Senior Supt. Confiscated during the operations were more than 200g of methamphetamine, 786g of marijuana, assorted firearms, grenades and ammunition. Meanwhile in neighbouring Indonesia, Amnesty International said on Tuesday police were taking a leaf out of Duterte's "war on drugs" and have killed 60 suspected drug dealers s...

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  • Korean leaders, United States signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis
Korean leaders, United States signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis

Abe spoke to reporters Tuesday after a phone conversation with the American president. The North Korean dictator hasn't been seen for more than two weeks, since he was pictured by state media on July 28 celebrating the test launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile.

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  • Chinese and Indian Military Clashed in the Himalayas
Chinese and Indian Military Clashed in the Himalayas

Earlier, the United States had said that it was closely following the border standoff. It was also reported that several Chinese soldiers carried iron rods and stones, and in the ensuing melee, there were minor injuries on both sides. When the Indian side staked claim to the area during negotiations in late 1990s, the Chinese army constructed a m...

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  • New report virtually pinpoints MH370
New report virtually pinpoints MH370

The images were captured by satellite two weeks after the aircraft went missing on 8 March 2014. Meanwhile, the CSIRO's reverse drift modelling has narrowed down any potential new search area to just 5,000 sq km, down from 25,000 sq km a year ago.

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  • Korea de-escalation eyed as Trump victory
Korea de-escalation eyed as Trump victory

North Korea 's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards the US territory of Guam while he watches the actions of the USA a little longer, the North 's state media said on Tuesday, as Washington warned it would take out any missile heading for the Pacific island.

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  • Leaving Cert Points System Overhauled
Leaving Cert Points System Overhauled

As it's the first year of the new points regime, students are urged not to panic, and reminded that there is help available to calculate points. But one restaurant is hoping to ease the stress for students picking up their results. An annual exam helpline will be available from Wednesday when over 60,000 students will get their Leaving Cert resul...

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  • North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All
North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All

Kim's rhetoric on Monday came shortly after Mattis harshly warned North Korea not to engage in any sort of aggression against the U.S. "The reaction in North Korea that we are intending to get is an is an understanding that America is no longer going to have the strategic patience that it's had that has permitted him to continue to develop his ...

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  • Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Injured Andres Iniesta to miss El Clasico decider
Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Injured Andres Iniesta to miss El Clasico decider

Zidane insisted it would be foolish to write Barcelona off as Madrid head into the midweek Clasico without Cristiano Ronaldo , who was hit with a five-match ban for pushing referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea. Is the Real Madrid vs Barcelona game online? Speaking to reporters post-match, Valverde said: "I don't have the feeling that we were...

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  • Barack Obama's anti-racism tweet makes Twitter history
Barack Obama's anti-racism tweet makes Twitter history

The full quote is: " No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion ". 'For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite'. Part of the popularity of Obama's tweet was the contrast to the response from President Donald Trump , who drew widespread criticism for his initial ...

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  • The Families of the Manchester Terrorist Bombing Victims Will Each Get $324000
The Families of the Manchester Terrorist Bombing Victims Will Each Get $324000

The attack injured 250 people , and many were left with life-changing injuries after murderer Salman Abedi detonated a nail bomb just after 10.30pm on Monday 22 May at the end of an Ariana Grande concert . The families of those killed have already been able to claim £70,000 from the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund . Murphy said that the remai...

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth to arrive in Solent on Wednesday
HMS Queen Elizabeth to arrive in Solent on Wednesday

The drone owner added: "I could have carried two kilos of Semtex and left it on the deck". The photo taken on the flight deck is available on the BBC site here. "This was a bit of tomfoolery but it could have been something awful, not just for the ship and its crew but for the people of Invergordon". In fairness, the ship is not active or armed...

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  • Guam chief glad Trump 'locked and loaded' for North Korea
Guam chief glad Trump 'locked and loaded' for North Korea

The American president has declared the US military " locked and loaded " and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States . Someone needs to turn the heat down on the rhetoric flying between Washington , D.C., and President Donald Trump and Pyongyang and North Korean dictator...

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  • White nationalist Richard Spencer may get his say at University of Florida
White nationalist Richard Spencer may get his say at University of Florida

The white supremacist group has requested space on the Gainesville campus for an event on September 12, with Spencer as the featured guest. Mr. Wiginton had rented space at the university for an appearance by Mr. Gator football coach Jim McElwain agreed with Fuchs' statement . According to the Southern Poverty Law Center , which monitors ...

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  • Head of main U.S. labor union leaves Trump panel over Charlottesville response
Head of main U.S. labor union leaves Trump panel over Charlottesville response

Among those who've left the panel are the chief executives for Merck , Under Armour and Intel and the president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing. AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka and his deputy chief of staff Thea Lee are the latest members to resign from the Presidential Council on Manufacturing.

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  • Aug 21: Bermuda Will See Partial Solar Eclipse
Aug 21: Bermuda Will See Partial Solar Eclipse

The timing of the total solar eclipse for our area begins at 11:52 a.m., peaking at 1:20 p.m. and ending at 2:50 p.m. You don't need to be overly skeptical about solar eclipse glasses . You can find the correct eclipse glasses at Fred Meyer, the Medford library, or at the Medical Eye Center. - The next solar eclipse for part of the USA wil...

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  • President Moon pledges to prevent war during National Liberation Day ceremony
President Moon pledges to prevent war during National Liberation Day ceremony

A miscalculation on either side could lead to military confrontation. There is much talk about North Korea's ballistic missile program, but little talk about 30,000 USA troops and weapons on North Korea's border. "This is a very capable ally", he said Monday during a joint press conference in Seoul with visiting Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of t...

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  • After Trump's rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea
After Trump's rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea

Of the many presidential speeches that take place, the August 15 Liberation Day speech is seen as one of the most important speeches given by the commander in chief, laying out the policy goals of an administration as well as highlighting its achievements to shore up public support .

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  • Trump Releases Repellent Campaign Ad Amidst Neo-Nazi Terrorist Attack
Trump Releases Repellent Campaign Ad Amidst Neo-Nazi Terrorist Attack

The Trump campaign released a new ad on Sunday blasting Democrats and excoriating President Trump's "enemies" in the mainstream media. The middle part of the ad - which is notable for its release a day after a white nationalist protest ended in the killing of a woman in Charlottesville, Va.

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  • Donald Trump Says 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon
Donald Trump Says 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon

He hired Steve Bannon , a leader of that movement, as a senior advisor. "I went through 17 senators and governors", Trump said . But Mr. Bannon's detractors inside and outside the White House also blame him for encouraging, through Breitbart , the belief among white nationalists that they have a friend in Mr.

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  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire, heavy firing on in J&K's Poonch
Pakistan again violates ceasefire, heavy firing on in J&K's Poonch

Mobile service of all Cellular companies, including Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) was snapped as a precautionary measure in the Kashmir valley, including Srinagar , where 71st Independence Day (ID) celebrations are being held today. Participants of the demonstration raised slogans against the Indian occupation of Kashmir and the brutalities ...

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  • Tiki torch CEO says he's
Tiki torch CEO says he's "appalled" at protesters

It wouldn't be the first time neo-Nazis took a stand against mosquitos and minorities alike, as they encircled a statue of Robert E. Lee in May, also in Charlottesville . And the Detroit Red Wings hockey team said it "vehemently disagreed" with the Charlottesville protest and objected to the "misuse of our logo in this disturbing demonstration".

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  • Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state
Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state

Local sources told Reuters that a female suicide bomber blew herself up at a market in the village of Konduga. The report said no death was recorded in the second attack but many were said to have sustained injuries. They are held responsible for killing at least 143 people before Tuesday's bombings and weakening the army's control. Its better-...

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  • Sierra Leone floods, mudslides kill at least 21 people
Sierra Leone floods, mudslides kill at least 21 people

The burials are expected to take place on Thursday, government spokesman Cornelius Deveaux said. More than three hundred people died and rescue workers continue to search for more bodies. Contaminated water and water-logging often lead to potentially deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea after floods and mudslides. President Ernest Bai Ko...

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  • UK Indians mark independence with celebrations and protests
UK Indians mark independence with celebrations and protests

As a woman, for me more than anything, women must be made to feel safe and equal if we are to be truly independent. He used to guide/ask every youth of the country for joining the Indian Army , as he felt that there is no other service of the nation which can be equivalent to army service.

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  • Texas House adjourns, leaving tax bill's fate uncertain
Texas House adjourns, leaving tax bill's fate uncertain

This bill is an important step toward providing Texas with critical information when abortions are performed. The Republican-controlled Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 3 last month, which would have barred some transgender people from using the bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity in schools and local government buildings.

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  • Toilet Ek Prem Katha Tuesday Box Office Collection Report
Toilet Ek Prem Katha Tuesday Box Office Collection Report

As per the trends of the film, it might even go ahead to become Akshay Kumar's all-time highest grossing film. In this two and a half minute video, the actor stated that Toilet: Ek Prem Katha had become more of an obsession for him and he wants the issue of open defacation to be discussed across the country.

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  • Wall Street ends up slightly, snapping three days of losses
Wall Street ends up slightly, snapping three days of losses

The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term USA stock market volatility, hit its highest mark since November 8, when Trump was elected president. Sterling hit a five-week low of $1.2867, falling below $1.29 for the first time since July 13, after United Kingdom inflation undershot expectations, making a...

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  • Iran's regional threat growing, Mossad head warns
Iran's regional threat growing, Mossad head warns

Iran in its 2015 deal with the US, Russia, China and three European powers had agreed to curb its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of most sanctions . In a statement on Cohen's briefing, Netanyahu's office said the Mossad head " emphasized that the main process taking place in the Middle East today is Iran's expansion".

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  • Trump aide tried to set up Russian Federation meetings, Washington Post reports
Trump aide tried to set up Russian Federation meetings, Washington Post reports

Trump for some time and have been reaching out to me to discuss", Papadopoulos said in a separate email to former campaign chairman Paul Manafort . "We thought we probably should not go forward with any meeting with the Russians until we have had occasion to sit with our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies", Clovis, Trump's campaign co-chai...

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  • Tillerson Calls Out Key Persian Gulf Allies In Religious Freedom Report
Tillerson Calls Out Key Persian Gulf Allies In Religious Freedom Report

But he also complained about the behaviour of some USA friends, such as North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey, where he said non-Sunni Muslims, such as the Alevi, are not protected by the state from "discrimination and violence". Tillerson said, calling out Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, China, Pakistan and Sudan specifically for restricting ...

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  • Grenfell Tower to dent Mears' profits
Grenfell Tower to dent Mears' profits

The Government said that Moore-Bick had also identified broader questions on social housing policy but that "after careful reflection he has concluded should not be within the scope of the Inquiry itself". What happened at Grenfell Tower? The chair should not be ruling out issues, at this early stage, which may prove to be relevant to the causes o...

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