• No war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President Moon Jae
No war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President Moon Jae

US officials say Dunford's visit aims to create a mechanism for improving communication between the sides, especially on sensitive issues such as North Korea . Moon, who took office on May 10 after a snap election after the ouster of his conservative predecessor over a corruption and influence-peddling scandal, said Seoul is in close communication...

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  • Rajnath terms Modi s outreach to Kashmiris as
Rajnath terms Modi s outreach to Kashmiris as "heartwarming"

It can be resolved by embracing all Kashmiris, Modi had said. "Merely warning them will not be enough", said the party, which is part of the BJP-led alliance governments at the Centre and in Maharashtra. "What is the Prime Minister doing about giving jobs to youngsters?" But he took a dig at the government with, "It also means RBI has finished coun...

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  • Infamous Australian Daesh fighter of Lebanese descent 'likely' dead: minister
Infamous Australian Daesh fighter of Lebanese descent 'likely' dead: minister

If confirmed it would be the first known deaths of Australian children by a coalition air strike in the Syrian war. The fate of three of his other children - two teenage daughters and one younger son - remains unclear. Sharrouf's three remaining children are now stuck in Raqqa, where local civilians live an increasingly risky existence, trapped b...

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  • Pugh removes Confederate monuments, public opinions differ
Pugh removes Confederate monuments, public opinions differ

The timing of the statues' removal had not been previously announced and came as a surprise to city residents. McAuliffe said that the monuments to Confederate heroes like Robert. She said any city with Confederate statues is concerned about violence. "We don't need that in Baltimore ". City Councilman Brandon Scott had called for immediat...

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  • Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

The top USA diplomat, however, has made enemies within the administration over his approach. They weren't authorized to discuss the confidential exchanges and spoke on condition of anonymity. Residents do not pay USA income taxes or vote in the general election for US president. "What they've been doing, what they've been getting away with, is a tr...

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  • S. Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula
S. Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

But North Korean media reported on Tuesday Kim had delayed the decision while he awaited to see what the United States did next. Gabriel has spoken with his counterparts in China , the United States and South Korea in recent days, and said these talks would continue.

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  • White House staff chaos should alarm Trump - and everyone else
White House staff chaos should alarm Trump - and everyone else

Bannon did not respond to any of these queries. Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has become a household name in the wake of his incredibly short time on Donald Trump's staff , and when he sat down with Stephen Colbert on August 14, the host of the late-night TV show was not about to let him off easy.

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  • Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula
Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

Pyongyang says it is considering staging a missile exercise targeting the US -controlled island of Guam. On Monday, Pyongyang also warned of the possibility of a nuclear war with the US that might be caused by accident during the upcoming US-South Korean military drills.

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  • AG Jeff Sessions: Trump
AG Jeff Sessions: Trump "absolutely" needs to specifically condemn white supremacy

A woman was killed when a auto plowed into a crowd protesting against the marches in Charlottesville , Virginia, over the weekend. The alleged driver, James Alex Fields Jr ., was described by one of his former teachers as a sympathizer of Nazi views.

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  • Two Killed In Dublin City Shooting
Two Killed In Dublin City Shooting

He added: "Two others a woman and a man are being treated for less serious injuries at the Mater Hospital". She said: "I was in the house and I heard shots". Last night, Chief Superintendent Lorraine Wheatley appealed for anyone with information come forward. TDs roundly condemned the incident. 'These ruthless people have no regard for human ...

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  • A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford
A-level results: Malala Yousafzai gets a place at Oxford

However on Thursday, Malala in a tweet confirmed that she had secured a position in one of the most prestigious schools of the Oxford University. "Best wishes for life ahead!" Ms Yousafzai was shot in the head on her way home from school after writing her anonymous diary about life under Taliban rule in north-west Pakistan.

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  • Moon breaks silence, urges North Korea to halt threats
Moon breaks silence, urges North Korea to halt threats

When North Korea on Thursday repeated a threat against Guam, saying it was working on a plan to launch missiles into the waters near the US territory, Roh Jae-cheon, spokesman of South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared on TV to declare that Seoul and Washington were prepared to "immediately and sternly punish" any provocation by the Nor...

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  • Guam officials ecstatic as N Korea holds off missile threat towards US
Guam officials ecstatic as N Korea holds off missile threat towards US

The North Korean leader was seen holding a baton and pointing at a map showing a flight path for the missiles appearing to start from North Korea's east coast, flying over Japan towards Guam . KIM Jong-un appears to have vanished from the public eye - raising fears another missile launch could be imminent. "The regime composed the threat i...

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  • LeBron James Slams Trump, 'You Have Made Racism Fashionable Again'
LeBron James Slams Trump, 'You Have Made Racism Fashionable Again'

Trump in an emotional speech on Tuesday night, calling him the "so-called president" while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. Yesterday, Trump once again reiterated that " there is blame on both sides " for the bad events that unfolded in Charlottesville.

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  • Temperatures, humidity ramping up with incoming thunderstorms Thursday in Cleveland: Weather forecast
Temperatures, humidity ramping up with incoming thunderstorms Thursday in Cleveland: Weather forecast

We will be rain free and sport highs in the low 90s, but with the humidity remaining low both days of the weekend should be noticeably more comfortable. It's not impossible that we'll see a few storms Saturday or Sunday but the coverage should be very low and mostly across far southeaster or east central Oklahoma.

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  • Here's What Littlefinger's Letter that Arya Found Says
Here's What Littlefinger's Letter that Arya Found Says

She immediately intuits that the letter is Cersei's doing, not Sansa's, and that Robb should ignore its contents. So Littlefinger is certainly aware that this raven-letter was written and sent to Winterfell by a much younger, more naïve Sansa.

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  • Kim Jong-Un Seems To Hit Pause On Sending Missiles Toward Guam
Kim Jong-Un Seems To Hit Pause On Sending Missiles Toward Guam

North Korea's official news agency KCNA said Tuesday that Kim had received a report from his army on its plans to strike the area around Guam , which is home to a number of USA military facilities. "It could escalate into war very quickly-yes, that's called war", Mattis said. Nelson says the island's residents received a brochure from the Gu...

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  • Open to dialogue if North Korea ready to disarm
Open to dialogue if North Korea ready to disarm

The United States and South Korea have prepared for more joint military drills, which has infuriated the North, and experts warned Pyongyang could still go ahead with a provocative plan. It also could mean the B-1B bombers that the USA occasionally flies over the Korean Peninsula as a show of force. During an inspection of the North Korean army's...

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  • Busch looks to close in Truck Series race
Busch looks to close in Truck Series race

NASCAR announced Wednesday his Camping World Truck Series win is "encumbered", meaning it can't count as a playoff-clinching victory. Truex also leads the series in race wins (four), top-10 finishes (16), laps led (1,372), miles led (1,970), fastest laps (825), average starting position (7.3), average finishing position (10.7), average running...

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  • Steve Bannon was reportedly thrilled by Trump's wild press conference
Steve Bannon was reportedly thrilled by Trump's wild press conference

He actually gets very unfair press in that regard. The president left Bannon's future at the White House uncertain, saying that "we'll see", but commented that he was treated poorly by the media. "Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that 10 million people in Seoul don't die in the first 30 minutes from conventional weapon...

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  • Trump praises NKorean 'wise' decision to halt missile test
Trump praises NKorean 'wise' decision to halt missile test

Trump says: " The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable! ". Their recent exchanges were focussed on a North Korean threat to fire a volley of four missiles over Japan towards the USA territory of Guam, which hosts a number of strategic military bases.

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  • Confederate monuments in Baltimore removed overnight
Confederate monuments in Baltimore removed overnight

On Monday, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said in a statement she meant to move forward in removing several city statutes, including those of Lee and Stonewall Jackson . But history is not on their side. "We are closely monitoring the events that have occurred in North Carolina and other states", Hooks said in a statement.

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  • North Korea says now not time to discuss USA detainees
North Korea says now not time to discuss USA detainees

While seemingly holding off an immediate attack, the North Korean leader is reported to have said that the US was the first to bring nuclear equipment to the region, so it should also be the first to take decisive action if it wishes to prevent a risky clash.

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  • Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border
Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border

A suicide bombing was carried out early Thursday morning near the Gazan side of the Rafah Border Crossing. The second man was moderately wounded, while the four other guards were also wounded, including one seriously, security sources said.

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  • No Powerball winners Wednesday; jackpot jumps to $510 million
No Powerball winners Wednesday; jackpot jumps to $510 million

In Arkansas, there were three Match 4 tickets sold, worth $100; and five Match 4 with Power Play sold, worth $300. Kissel told Channel 11 that when a customer buys a Powerball ticket he tells them to remember him if they win the jackpot. That's a cash value of about $273 million. It's the ninth largest jackpot in the game's history, and the victo...

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  • Looming War Games Alarm North Korea, but May Be a Bargaining Chip
Looming War Games Alarm North Korea, but May Be a Bargaining Chip

One day, the State Department would unequivocally say that the USA does not seek regime change in North Korea, but the next the Central Intelligence Agency director comes along and drops heavy hints that taking out the country's leader, Kim Jong Un , is the goal.

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  • Saudi king orders Qatar border reopened to Hajj pilgrims: State media
Saudi king orders Qatar border reopened to Hajj pilgrims: State media

Sheikh Abdullah stressed that Saudi-Qatari ties are deep-rooted in history and requested the opening of Salwa border post to Qatari pilgrims. "Therefore, we believe our position is to clearly stand with our partners, namely Saudi Arabia and UAE and We urge the FGS to reconsider its position regarding the impending crisis which if not addressed pr...

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  • Confederate statue protests hit California. Cemetery to remove monument
Confederate statue protests hit California. Cemetery to remove monument

Since 1925, the 6-foot monument has stood in the Confederate section of the cemetery, where more than 30 Confederate veterans, along with their families, are buried. That uncle that always sends FWD: fwd: fwd: emails is now representing the president of the United States of America. Cassity said he was relieved by the group's decision.

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  • US to Engage in Dialogue when N. Korea Halts Nuclear, Missile Tests
US to Engage in Dialogue when N. Korea Halts Nuclear, Missile Tests

The BBC added that North Korea's secretive nature makes it hard for analysts to determine the communist state's reasoning. One large map appeared to show a straight line between northeastern North Korea and Guam, a USA territory in the western Pacific that is home to American military bases.

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  • N/Korea crisis: South's leader in plea to avoid war
N/Korea crisis: South's leader in plea to avoid war

North Korea on Tuesday backed off on its threat to fire four intermediate-range ballistic missiles toward the USA territory of Guam. Song and Mattis positively evaluated their joint ballistic missile drill and the swift deployment of USA strategic assets to Korea in response to the North's intercontinental ballistic missile launch on July 28th.

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  • North Korean Threats Will Increase Tourism To Guam
North Korean Threats Will Increase Tourism To Guam

Trump's comments, however, did not appear to be backed by significant military mobilization on either side of the Pacific, and an important, quiet diplomatic channel remained open. The opposition Liberty Korea Party on Wednesday adopted the demand as its official party line, saying that the presence of such weapons would strengthen deterrence again...

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  • If North Korea attacks U.S., it 'will regret it fast'
If North Korea attacks U.S., it 'will regret it fast'

Guam governor Eddie Calvo said the territory has many buildings made to withstand powerful typhoons, yet he acknowledged that nothing can protect against a nuclear attack. President Donald Trump is warning of military action "should North Korea act unwisely". The Philippines' preparations come after North Korea on Thursday, August 10, threat...

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  • Court Rules Two Texas Congressional Districts as Discriminatory
Court Rules Two Texas Congressional Districts as Discriminatory

On Aug. 15, a three-judge panel in San Antonio ruled that lawmakers drew up the boundaries of two districts to undermine the influence of racial minority voters, including black and Hispanic voters. Paxton, predictably, responded that he would appeal the ruling to the U.S. "We look forward to asking the Supreme Court to decide whether Texas had d...

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  • BJP wins MP civic polls, Congress improves tally
BJP wins MP civic polls, Congress improves tally

The chief minister was speaking at a meeting held under the chairmanship of Congress general secretary and former Union minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who is also the state in- charge for party affairs. BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chauhan termed the win of party candidates in the 25 local bodies as a flawless gift to national party president...

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  • Pauline Hanson is wearing a full burqa in the Senate
Pauline Hanson is wearing a full burqa in the Senate

Attorney-General George Brandis delivered an emotional rebuke to Senator Hanson for her stunt. Pauline Hanson has entered the Senate wearing a burqa in a stunt ahead of debate on banning full-face coverings in public. "Senator Hanson, for the last four years, I have had responsibility pre-eminently among the ministers subject to the Prime M...

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