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Global News Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
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However, North Korea reiterated its threats, with its official KCNA news agency saying "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small, random incident that was unintentional". "We will not pursue reunification by absorption nor seek any type of artificial unification". "And it also includes increasing sanctions, increasing pressure on the north, to convince Kim Jong Un that this is not in his interests to continue this path of provocation", he said.

Global News Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'
Author: 0 Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'

Scaramucci said . Mr. Bannon is credited with helping to steer Mr. Trump's brand of economic, populist nationalism that was the hallmark of the president's campaign and first six months in office. "It's not serving the president's interests". According to the report , a number of sources inside and outside of the White House spill that Bannon "has never been in more jeopardy".

Global News Several Feared Killed As Boko Haram Strikes Konduga
Author: 0 Several Feared Killed As Boko Haram Strikes Konduga

While traders were trying to close their shops and evacuate their wares, two female bombers hit the market "almost simultaneously", said another civilian vigilante, Usman Grema. But they have struck back with renewed zeal since June, killing at least 143 people before Tuesday's bombings and weakening the army's control. The toll could be as high as 30, according to Al-Jazeera .

Global News Jon Rahm knocks backward shot onto the green at PGA Championship
Author: 0 Jon Rahm knocks backward shot onto the green at PGA Championship

A string of three consecutive bogeys between 11 and 13 dropped him back to fifth, three shots behind Thomas , before birdies on 14 and 15 put him back in the hunt. Open, I hope they'll remember how exciting and dramatic the finish at Quail Hollow was. Fellow American Patrick Reed (67) bogeyed the last to finish equal second with Francesco Molinari (67) and Louis Oosthuizen (70).

Global News Sierra Leone declares 7-day mourning for mudslide victims
Author: 0 Sierra Leone declares 7-day mourning for mudslide victims

People look on as floodwaters rage past a damaged building in an area of Freetown on August 14, 2017, after landslides struck the capital of the west African state of Sierra Leone. She stressed that it is the hope of the Liberian government and people that the resilience and strength that the people of Sierra Leone have always demonstrated when confronted by challenging circumstances will be manifested again in the face of this natural disaster.

Global News North Korea nuclear nerves wipe $1 trillion off world stocks
Author: 0 North Korea nuclear nerves wipe $1 trillion off world stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was back over the 22,000-point threshold after a 146-point gain. The Standard & Poor's 500 rose 25 points, or 1 percent, to 2,466. The CBOE Volatility Index, a barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, closed at its highest since the USA presidential election on Thursday, but was down 1.22 points at 14.82 points on Friday.

Author: 0 Religious freedom under threat in Pakistan

He cited criminal penalties for apostasy, atheism, blasphemy, and insulting the Saudi state's interpretation of Islam, as well as attacks and discrimination targeting Shi'ite Muslims. He again took the opportunity to criticise perennial U.S. foe Iran, noting that the Islamic republic has used "vague apostasy laws" to execute 20 members of religious minorities over the past year.

Global News Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council
Author: 0 Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire held a silent march through London on Monday night as they marked two months since a blaze that killed at least 80 people. The inquiry's terms of reference were published on Tuesday. Although, Moore-Bick told the prime minister in a letter that he did not believe the inquiry was the right place for a wider discussion on social housing policy.

Global News Nevada student defends presence at Charlottesville rally
Author: 0 Nevada student defends presence at Charlottesville rally

It's here, it's now. The North Valleys High School graduate says that he does not condone the violence that occurred and offers his condolences to the families of the three people who have died. It's bad enough that white terrorists can not openly admit the violence that they've wrought on humankind in this world, they have to try and slight us by saying things like this: "As a white nationalist , I care for all people .

Global News Angry Birds maker Rovio plans IPO from September
Author: 0 Angry Birds maker Rovio plans IPO from September

Naturally, those who spoke to Bloomberg say no final decisions have been made, but if the rumblings prove true it might only be a matter of weeks until we know for sure. Rovio , based in Espoo, Finland, reported revenue growth of 34% for 2016 to 190.3 million euros ($225 million) and earnings before interest and taxes of about 17.5 million euros compared with a loss in the previous year.

Global News Will China stick to tough line on North Korea?
Author: 0 Will China stick to tough line on North Korea?

China has reiterated its cooperation to ban coal from North Korea , effective August 15, and participate fully in the United Nations led sanctions against the country due to its contested missile launches. China seems to have calculated that the potential goodwill it could win by joining the global consensus will override any economic costs that will trickle down to it as a result of being North Korea's main trading partner.

Global News Under Armor CEO steps down from presidential advisory council
Author: 0 Under Armor CEO steps down from presidential advisory council

After that, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined the CEOs of Merck , Under Armour, Intel and the Alliance for American Manufacturing in leaving the council. "Bigotry, hatred and extremism are an affront to core American values and have no place in this country", said Stephen A. Schwarzman, the chief executive of the private equity firm the Blackstone Group and one of the president's closest advisers in the business community.

Global News Kim: I'll watch USA a little more before acting on Guam
Author: 0 Kim: I'll watch USA a little more before acting on Guam

President Emmanuel Macron and Trump spoke on Saturday. Mattis said US missile detection and tracking systems can determine swiftly whether a missile launched from North Korea is headed for USA soil. Amid global calls for calm, North Korea's leader has made a decision to halt a plan to launch missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, warning, however, that his country will stay fire-ready while keeping a close eye on Washington's actions.

Global News President Trump Extends Insurer Deadline for Obamacare Market
Author: 0 President Trump Extends Insurer Deadline for Obamacare Market

The payments - known as cost-sharing reduction payments - reimburse insurance companies for discounts on copayments and deductibles that they're required by law to offer to low-income customers. Some insurers may decide to leave the ACA markets altogether if the subsidies were to disappear "because of the substantial uncertainty about the effects of the policy on average health care costs", the CBO says.

Global News Helen Mirren goes after Ivanka Trump
Author: 0 Helen Mirren goes after Ivanka Trump

Assistant to the President and Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump . But in a new interview, Mirren-an ardent feminist-takes aim at the women surrounding Trump since he has taken office, who seemingly, she said, have not tried to curtail his reign of terror .

Global News Iranian president: Our nuclear program can be restarted within hours
Author: 0 Iranian president: Our nuclear program can be restarted within hours

Haley said Iran must be held responsible for launching missiles, supporting terrorism, disregarding human rights and violating UN Security Council resolutions. The statement also says that Iran continues to persecute religious minorities, including Christians and others. The nuclear deal stipulated a lifting of economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran accepting time-bound constraints on its nuclear activities.

Global News Advocates rally on Idaho Statehouse steps in support of DACA
Author: 0 Advocates rally on Idaho Statehouse steps in support of DACA

When I graduated from college in 2011, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program didn't yet exist. Critics say DACA gives amnesty or blanket pardon for illegal immigrants. These are young people working to become doctors, scientists, lawyers, and engineers. "I feel all people should be welcomed, not turned away". "Educators deal with so many students, some who are documented, some who are undocumented".

Global News The risk of using emojis
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Ella Glikson, a postdoctoral fellow at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Department of Management , Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management . Participants who looked at photos of smiling email senders rated them as more friendly and competent than those who looked neutral in their photos.

Global News Trump's Executive Order Calls for Expedited Federal Permitting of Infrastructure Projects
Author: 0 Trump's Executive Order Calls for Expedited Federal Permitting of Infrastructure Projects

The total replacement cost for those buildings would be $83 billion. This executive order will raise the risk of costly and harmful damages from floods. "One agency alone can stall a project for many many years and even decades", Trump said. "We are going to be spending and wasting taxpayer dollars to build stuff in areas where it simply shouldn't be built", Lehrer told Bloomberg .

Global News Missing Alabama Woman Found Alive in the Woods
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While lost for one month in the backwoods, Theris said she drank from puddles and creeks to survive. Theris told authorities she survived by drinking water out of a brook, and she ate berries and mushrooms. Sheriff's Sergeant Chad Faulkner said "there was a whole lot more to [the] story" of Lisa's disappearance, but declined at this stage to release further information.

Global News Key member of Trump's diversity council wants Bannon fired
Author: 0 Key member of Trump's diversity council wants Bannon fired

In the aftermath of the deadly attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, 32 members of Congress filed a resolution on Tuesday urging President Trump to fire white supremacists in the White House. Instead, Palomarez said, Bannon, the White House's chief strategist, and other members of the administration have used "winks and nods" to win votes from "the most evil elements of our society".

Global News Lincoln Memorial Defaced by Vandal
Author: 0 Lincoln Memorial Defaced by Vandal

Part of the work being done to clean the memorial includes "using a "mild, gel-type architectural paint stripper" to remove the paint without damaging the stone". The targeting of the Lincoln Memorial is curious, however, since the nation's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, is the man who many credit with leading the United States out of the dark era of slavery.

Author: 0 Roberto Firmino speaks out on Philippe Coutinho's future

This evening, Liverpool will play the first leg of their UEFA Champions League qualifier against Hoffenheim and it marks a return for Firmino who played 153 times for the German side, scoring 49 times. I think it's going to be hard for Liverpool to keep him. "I'm close to him and I have a lot of respect for him", Henderson said. "I have had conversations with Phil as he is my team-mate".

Global News Customary India-China border meet not held this I-Day
Author: 0 Customary India-China border meet not held this I-Day

Finger Four area has been a bone of contention between India and China as both claim it to be a part of their territory. As the Indian army resisted, scuffles broke out. "The rival troops later pulled back from the confrontation site after banner drills to defuse the situation". But but personnel from two sides exchanged candies.

Global News Aaron Carter's break-up 'nothing to do' with sexuality
Author: 0 Aaron Carter's break-up 'nothing to do' with sexuality

Carter , who rose to fame in the late "90s with hits such as 'Crazy Little Party Girl", told The Bert Show earlier this week, that coming out publicly was something he'd been thinking about "for many years" after first realising he was attracted to members of the same-sex at the age of 12.

Global News Aaron Carter says ex-girlfriend left him over his bisexuality
Author: 0 Aaron Carter says ex-girlfriend left him over his bisexuality

He then reiterated, "I love my brother, it's all good, you know, but at the same time, I have my path and my journey to focus on". "We see each other once or twice a year", Aaron explained. "It's all a part of my identity". Like many celebrities , Aaron Carter receives his fair share of Internet hate, and it seems trolls got to the singer as he told his followers on Monday that he would be quitting social media.

Global News Several people killed by falling tree at Portuguese festival
Author: 0 Several people killed by falling tree at Portuguese festival

Authorities said that there were French, German and Hungarian citizens among the injured. Seven of the wounded were in critical condition, reported the newspaper Publico, citing regional Health Secretary Pedro Ramos. Madeira, a popular tourist destination thanks to its dramatic coastlines and gentle climate, is the largest of several Portuguese islands in the north Atlantic Ocean.

Global News Election loss: Raila Odinga cancels his big announcement
Author: 0 Election loss: Raila Odinga cancels his big announcement

The country has nevertheless "been teetering on the brink of crisis", the newspaper added, "largely because Mr Kenyatta's opponent, Raila Odinga , refuses to accept the results or even the established legal process for challenging them". He made the pledge last Sunday during a visit to Kibera slums where he also urged his supporters to boycott work on Monday and mourn their colleagues felled by police bullets.

Global News Central Park tree falls on woman, trapping her, FDNY says
Author: 0 Central Park tree falls on woman, trapping her, FDNY says

According to a release by the New York City Parks Department, crews have been called out to Central Park to investigate the incident and to remove the tree. "He said, it just snapped, you heard it crack and it just fell over". "I think she had three kids. It happened really fast", she said. According to police, a woman and three children sustained injuries in the crash.

Author: 0 David Davis plans customs deal to prevent border chaos

The Prime Minister and her fellow Cabinet members have repeatedly stated their commitment to secure "friction-free trade" with the union after Brexit , claiming that Britain's future trade policy will be "more outward-looking than ever before".

Global News Donors stand up to white nationalists by supporting groups they hate
Author: 0 Donors stand up to white nationalists by supporting groups they hate

He was appointed a lawyer and his next court date is August 25, according to Reuters . Chapman said final decisions on charges against Fields would be made after the Charlottesville Police Department completes its ongoing investigation. As criticism of Trump's response reverberated, Vice President Mike Pence condemned the violence and white supremacists. Bloom told the Toledo Blade newspaper that her son had said he was going to an "alt-right" rally in Virginia - using a term that ...

Global News Obama Charlottesville tweet one of the most liked ever
Author: 0 Obama Charlottesville tweet one of the most liked ever

The initial post has already receive 1 million re-Tweets and 3.4 million likes. The former president quoted Nelson Mandela , and by noon Monday, it had 2.3 million "heart" likes - third-most in history. As two days passed and President Trump continued to fail to condemn the racist rallies and violence, users on Twitter shared and retweeted Obama's post over and over again, quickly turning it into one of the top tweets of all time.

Global News Swiss franc surges as Korea tensions rise
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Spot gold had eased 0.1 per cent to $1,276.40 per ounce at 0322 GMT. 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.

Global News Swiss hotel sorry for signs telling Jews to shower before entering pool
Author: 0 Swiss hotel sorry for signs telling Jews to shower before entering pool

Hotovely said Thomann should be prosecuted for a hate crime and suggested the signs were indicative of the anti-Semitism throughout Europe. Representative Ruth Thomann told the Algemeiner that she had made the public sign and displayed it because " some of these guests went swimming with clothes on, with T-shirts, and didn't take a shower ".

Global News What are safe solar eclipse glasses?
Author: 0 What are safe solar eclipse glasses?

The Great American Eclipse will cross from OR to SC - and unless you are in the path of full totality, which Louisville is not, you'll have to use eclipse glasses for the entire event. Amazon says the glass quote "may not comply with industry standards". The company said it asked people selling solar eclipse glasses on its website to provide documentation that verifies the glasses were certified and real, "out of an abundance of caution".