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Global News In North Korea Standoff, What Does Kim Jong-un Really Want?
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Trump has been engaged all week in verbal sparring with the North over its weapons and missile programmes, as U.S. media reported Pyongyang has successfully miniaturised a nuclear warhead. US President Donald Trump warned on Friday that the US military was " locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely". A White House national security official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations, said the Pentagon has contingency plans for any crisis that are ...

Global News Baltimore Quietly Removed All 4 Of Its Confederate Statues Overnight
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I guess that is simpler to tear down Robert E. Lee statues than to do something about minority districts with lousy public schools, very bad economic growth, and rampant crime. Lee statue . "The history is the history and I don't think we are trying to reinterpret it any more than the statue is trying to reinterpret it", he said .

Global News Dade Now Eligible For Federal Money After Sanctuary Cities Issue
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A small protest was held Wednesday in Miami while Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited South Florida. "Respect for the rule of law has broken down [in Chicago]", he says. In an August 4 letter to Mayor Carlos Gimenez, the Department of Justice said "there was no evidence" Miami-Dade was out of compliance with an immigration-related conditions on a $480,000 grant due to the county this year.

Global News Army helicopter reportedly down off coast of Hawaii
Author: 0 Army helicopter reportedly down off coast of Hawaii

The wreckage was discovered about 3 kilometres West of Kaena point, Oahu, shortly before 23:30. A debris field was found by Coast Guard and Army personnel about an hour after last hearing from the crew. The missing helicopter is a UH-60 Black Hawk from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade. U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk. Two Black Hawk crews were conducting training exercises when communication was lost, the USCG statement said.

Author: 0 Top US officer warns N. Korea that US military is 'ready'

Referring to Kim, Trump added: "If he utters one threat . or if he does anything with respect to Guam or any place else that's an American territory or an American ally, he will truly regret it, and he will regret it fast". "While diplomacy is our preferred means of changing North Korea's course of action, it is backed by military options ", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis said in a joint op-ed in the Wall Street Journal .

Global News Chief of staff of Iran's Armed Forces visiting Turkey
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The Iranian commander will hold talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other senior Turkish officials during his visit. Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the United Nations, has claimed more than 500,000 lives.

Global News IOF Demolishes Palestinian Home in WB
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Video appeared to show a Palestinian news cameraman, Mohammed Radi, being hit in the nose with a rubber bullet. The demolition took place in the West Bank village of Kobar on Wednesday, according to the Israeli military. For almost two weeks, worshippers refused to submit to the checks and held mass prayers in surrounding streets. The government press office distributed video of an interview a year ago in which the journalist, Elias Karram, called his work an "integral part" of Palestinian ...

Global News Polling places slow in race for US House seat
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Jim Bennett, candidate for the new United Utah Party in the special election to replace Jason Chaffetz in Utah's Third Congressional District, congratulated Provo Mayor John Curtis on winning the Republican primary. Utah voters ultimately replaced him with Mike Lee , now the state's junior senator. Curtis, who drew support from the GOP's more moderate flank, was the only candidate who didn't vote for Trump, saying he had significant moral concerns about supporting the billionaire ...

Global News Manchester United Wes Brown joins Kerala Blasters: ISL 2017-18
Author: 0 Manchester United Wes Brown joins Kerala Blasters: ISL 2017-18

During his successful career, Berbatov has played for the likes of CSKA Sofia, Bayer Levekusen, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Fulham, Monaco and most recently PAOK. CK Vineeth, the Blasters' star striker, congratulated Brown on his move to the Kochi side and cheekily compared the Kerala supporters at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi to the fans at Old Trafford, even suggesting that the Kerala crowd is better.

Global News Instagram Is Getting Threads For Individual Comments
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The ever-popular social media site Instagram has followed in the footsteps of its parent company Facebook with the launch of organized thread comments. Then you can tap the comment to see a list of all replies to the original comment. However, Instagram has announced that it will release the new update for Android and iOS platforms in the coming weeks.

Global News Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore
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Following the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville , VA, Saturday, the Baltimore City Council voted unanimously Monday to immediately remove four Confederate monuments. Lee that is slated for removal. "I don't think it should have been done, period", Billups said. I notice that Stonewall Jackson's coming down, " Trump said during a visit to Trump Tower in NY.

Global News China urges India to protect peace after border altercation
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But on both the occasions their attempts were thwarted by alert Indian troops, they said. The website of New Delhi-based English weekly India Today quoted a report by the Indian military intelligence, which said the use of stones was unprecedented and appeared meant to heighten tension without using lethal weapons.

Global News Trump attacks exec for quitting council over Charlottesville
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Trump eventually made a statement condemning bigotry Monday afternoon at a press conference. The industry's silence comes as Trump is finalizing an executive order on drug prices that would relax industry regulation and contains measures that, some say, would protect existing drug prices or even increase them.

Global News Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting
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In emails turned over to congressional committees and viewed by the Post , campaign co-chairman Sam Clovis expressed concern about meeting with Russian officials without first consulting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and retired Navy Rear Admiral/campaign adviser Charles Kubic wrote that such meetings might violate sanctions against Russia as well as the Logan Act, which prevents private citizens from negotiating with foreign governments, as Jared Kushner did multiple times later ...

Global News South Korea declares 'no more war on Korean Peninsula'
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A Beijing-based foreign diplomat who is familiar with the matter said that Wu, who turns 71 in December, had reached retirement age. Tensions have increased as North Korea advanced toward being able to hit the mainland United States with a nuclear-armed missile.

Global News Police probe teen boy's death in Thiruvananthapuram — Blue Whale
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Media reports said her mother on Monday informed police she now suspects her son took his life to complete the infamous Blue Whale Challenge . "You are hereby required to ensure that any such link of this deadly game [sic] in its own name or any similar game [sic] is immediately removed from your platform", the letter dated August 11, added.

Global News Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at Portsmouth harbour base
Author: 0 Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at Portsmouth harbour base

Two flybys of Royal Navy helicopters added to the pageantry. HMS Queen Elizabeth entering Portsmouth Harbour. A second carrier, HMS Prince of Wales , is now under construction. The 280 meter long carrier, which has a crew of 700, can not deploy planes and flying trials are due to begin next year. "The most significant changes include a widening of the approach channel and a change to its route", says the Queen's...

Global News Hope Hicks Tapped to Be Interim White House Communications Director
Author: 0 Hope Hicks Tapped to Be Interim White House Communications Director

Mike Dubke, the administration's first communications director, resigned in May, with a friend saying he grew frustrated with chaos in the White House. Hicks will work with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in an interim and unofficial capacity to fill the role of the communications director while the White House works to find a permanent replacement - a search with which Hope will assist.

Author: 0 Which Analysts Are Watching AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)?

In other United States Steel Corporation news, Director Paul Anthony Mascarenas purchased 1,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. Lodge Hill Cap has invested 4.5% in Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co (NYSE:RS). 420,483 shares of the stock were exchanged. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $19.31 per share, with a total value of $28,965.00.

Global News Australia to join military drills with US, South Korea
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Guam authorities said they remained in close contact with the United States military and had not elevated the threat level on the island. The U.S. military is preparing to launch a major military exercise with South Korea in coming days, and faces a risky balancing act: How do you reassure allies in the region that you are ready for a war with North Korea without provoking an actual conflict in the process? Over the weekend, Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke by phone with Trump and ...

Author: 0 Trump TV ad touts achievements, aiming for 2020 election

Notably absent are photos of any Republicans, who Trump has not shied away from criticizing in recent weeks for failing to repeal Obamacare. The Donald J Trump For President Twitter account shared the video that also boasted about "the strongest military in decades " as well as the creation of "1 million jobs" in America.

Global News Bloodiest Drug War: Philippine Police Kill 32 In One Day
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Police records show since the nationwide crackdown started, more than 3,200 alleged drug offenders have been killed in gunbattles with law enforcers. "We wanted to shock and awe these drug personalities", Romeo Caramat, the Bulacan police chief, told reporters in Manila on Wednesday, adding 109 suspects had also been arrested.

Global News An Overview On North Korea And US Nuclear Crisis
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim.

Global News Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim
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It has limited self-government, with a popularly elected governor, small legislature and non-voting delegate in the U.S. House of Representatives. -South Korean military drills sure to anger Pyongyang. US Vice President Mike Pence says "all options" are on the table to respond to North Korea, adding there is no future for the regime in Pyongyang with the possession of nuclear weapons.

Global News New reports offer clues to MH370 location
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Their location near the "7th arc" of the search zone makes them impossible to ignore, the report states. "I welcome the CSIRO and Geoscience reports but it is important to note that it does not provide new evidence leading to a specific location of MH370", Chester said.

Global News If North Korea launches attack, what can we expect
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Amid a heated war of words between President Trump and Pyongyang last week, North Korea threatened to fire missiles into waters off the coast of Guam , which would be the country's most provocative missile launch to date. North Korea's Kim "has been very threatening beyond a normal state", Trump said. The object of our peaceful pressure campaign is the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Global News Leaving cert students receive results today
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She said: "It is always a time of great anticipation for students and their families". We all remember the moment: Walking into your school assembly, palms sweating, after a summer of stressing, to receive the results of the Leaving Cert.

Author: 0 North Korea Backed Down, But For How Long?

Mr Kim said North Korea will conduct the planned missile launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity" and that the U.S. The White House said in a statement that Trump and Xi "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior". He said neither the USA nor South Korea believe that North Korea has completely gained reentry technology, and there were questions over whether it has succeeded in ...

Global News Obama's response to Charlottesville violence becomes most liked tweet
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Each has had more than a million likes, and hundreds of thousands of retweets. Barack Obama may not be the president anymore but that's not stopping him from making history. Stephen Colbert played a clip of Trump's remarks, in which the president said he wasn't sure if the white nationalists and self-proclaimed neo-Nazis should get the blame for the Charlottesville violence .

Global News Big Ben is about to fall silent for four years
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The statement said: "It would not be practical or a good use of public money to start and stop the bells each day". "At the point when the duration of the project was confirmed it was not then known, and nor would I have expected it to have been at that point, what the full ramifications were in terms of access to the tower, whether the bells would or wouldn't be ringing, which clock faces might still be visible and functioning".

Global News CIO President Backs Out of Trump's Manufacturing Council
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After two days of criticism, Trump walked those comments back with a strong reaction Monday that said "racism is evil" and those participating in white supremacist events were "criminals and thugs". HuffPost reached out to more than a dozen of them on Tuesday to see what they thought about the federation being a member of Trump's manufacturing council.

Global News China tells US, NKorea to hit brakes on threats
Author: 0 China tells US, NKorea to hit brakes on threats

It is not known whether the North Korean leader will follow through on his plan to fire four ballistic missiles into waters off the coast of the island, which the country's military now has the ability to do. "If you start to see our carriers flooding the zone, moving towards North Korea , if you see more surface ships with those Tomahawk missiles moving, we would also be doing cyber activity, we're kind of setting the table at this point".

Global News Anti-Trans 'Bathroom Bill' Dead as Texas House Adjourns
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The Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed a plan Saturday night to restrict insurance coverage for abortions, over the objections of opponents who expressed concern it could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions will be made in cases of rape and incest.

Global News How to watch the 2017 solar eclipse
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McHugh wants to make sure curious Loyola students make it through the day with their vision intact, though. The eclipse will last 2 hours and 34 minutes, beginning at 2.51 pm and ending at 5.25 pm. If the person who gave you the glasses is an amateur or professional astronomer, the AAS said , it's likely they're up to the proper standards. Always put your solar filter on before looking into the sun, and take it off after you've looked away from it.

Global News Moon to meet top U.S
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Moon wants to expand the payload to about a ton, which would help efforts to destroy North Korean bunkers, the Yonhap News Agency has reported. "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 weapons program", Pompeo said.

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