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Global News Peace rally held in Guam amid North Korea threat
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The drills are intended as a show of USA military strength to the North and provoke fury in the isolated one-party state. After a week of threats from North Korea aimed at Guam, the island's residents on Tuesday thought the worst had happened when two radio stations accidentally broadcast an emergency civil danger warning, the media reported .

Global News South Korea hints it'll consider envoy to North
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Pacific territory of Guam. "I can confidently say there will not be a war again on the Korean Peninsula". North Korea said in June that it can place a moratorium on its nuclear and missile tests if the USA suspends the military drills, but Seoul and Washington rejected the idea.

Global News French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis
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The call marked the first time the two spoke since North Korea threatened the island. The comments came after Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the USA military " locked and loaded ". "However, right now Secretary [of State Rex] Tillerson and [United Nations] Ambassador [Nikki] Haley, you can see the American effort is diplomatically led, it has diplomatic traction it is gaining diplomatic results, and I want to stay right here, right now".

Global News Utah National Guard member dead, 11 injured in combat in Afghanistan
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So far this year, 10 US service members have been killed in action in Afghanistan. The wounded personnel have been medically evacuated for treatment. Next of kin are being notified, the statement noted. The military said in a statement that several Afghan forces were also wounded in the fighting on Wednesday in the Achin district of the Nangarhar province, a militant stronghold.

Global News Zambia govt drops treason charges against main opposition chief, Hichilema
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Hichilema and five others were brutally arrested in April and charged with a fake charge of treason. Treason is an offence in Zambia that carries a minimum 15-year jail-term and, in theory, a maximum sentence of death. Zambia was previously regarded as one of southern Africa's stablest democracies, but the opposition now accuses the ruling party of trying to silence dissent.

Global News Madhya Pradesh Civic Polls: Bharatiya Janata Party Wins 25 Seats, Congress 15
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BJP won Shahdol and Dindori while Jhabua, Alirajpur and Mandla went with Congress. Congress retained all four. Of the 43 local bodies, 15 went to the Congress while three went to independent candidates. Shah will leave for Bhopal on Thursday evening and start his series of interactions with party's state core group, local office bearers, MPs, MLAs and Councillors in his attempt to take a feedback on the government performance and other political issues as the state assembly polls will be ...

Global News Brandis gets standing ovation after attacking Hanson's burqa
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I'm not going to pretend to ignore the stunt you tried to pull today. "We all know that you are not an adherent of the Islamic faith", said Brandis, who cautioned her to be "very, very careful of the offence you may do to the religious sensibilities of other Australians".

Global News Both Bushes condemn bigotry in wake of Charlottesville
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At a heated press conference in NY on Tuesday, Mr Trump appeared to put the white nationalists and counter-demonstrators on equal moral ground. The fallout from the president's comments - in which he claimed that there were "very fine people on both sides " - has included strongly worded rebukes from an increasingly lengthy list of prominent Republicans and Democrats.

Global News North East students await A-level results
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Global News Sierra Leone mudslide: WAHO donates $300000 to Gov't
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The death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital is certain to rise as workers search for an untold number of people buried in their homes. {0007,0096, NATIONAL MOURNING Sierra Leone declares 7 day national mourning for victims of deadly mudslide} The public observed a minute of silence on Wednesday, and Sierra Leone's national flag will fly at half-mast every day until next Tuesday.

Global News Flood situation improves, total death toll 123
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Sonowal said that as South Salmara-Mankachar district is located at the sensitive Indo-Bangla border the government has taken the flooding of the district very seriously and district administration has been directed to take urgent measures for relief and rescue operations.

Global News China urges U.S. and North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
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The top USA military officer says the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford, is in China today at a time of heightened tensions with North Korea. North Korea said last week it is considering launching four missiles to land just short of the U.S.

Global News Canada must take firm stance at NAFTA table
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The U.S. administration has made reducing the overall trade deficit with Mexico a rhetorical centerpiece of its demands for the NAFTA negotiations. What if they go off the rails, slammed by the wrecking-ball of a president who once imperiously declared, "NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere"? And that is a relief to businesses in all three countries.

Global News Fed govt condemns Burkina Faso terrorist attack
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This was even as it has commiserated with the Government of Sierra Leone over the deaths that occurred during the flooding and mudslides that occurred in the town of Regent. "It is with very great sorrow that I can confirm the deaths of two Canadians in yesterday's attack in Burkina Faso", Freeland said. It shares a northern border with Mali, which has long battled Islamic extremists.

Global News Paralegal killed in Charlottesville terrorist attack allegedly carried out by fascist
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According to ABC News , friends and family at the service inside the Paramount Theater wore purple, Heyer's favorite color. During the service , Heyer's father, Mark, said that "no father should have to do this". We just need to forgive each other. "That's how Heather was". Bro said in a statement, "Thank you , President Trump , for those words of comfort and for denouncing those who promote violence and hatred".

Global News Mother of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump
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On Wednesday, Susan Bro received a standing ovation as she assured mourners Heather's death only "magnified" her voice - and that continuing to have dialogues is the only way to "carry Heather's spark through". "She always had a very strong sense of right and wrong . You know, we don't, I don't really get too involved, I moved him out to his own apartment, so I'm watching his cat", she told the Associated Press .

Global News Plaque honouring Confederate leader Jefferson Davis removed from Montreal building
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The man charged in the attack idolized Nazis, according to a former teacher. When asked Tuesday morning by a WVHU radio host if he supported removing Confederate symbols off government property, Gov. The plaque states it was originally presented to the city of San Diego in 1926. However, a spokesperson for Coderre said the city could not intervene because the plaque was on property owned by a private company.

Global News Colombia gives protection to demobilised FARC
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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos declared the country's 50-year conflict with FARC guerrillas "truly over" on Tuesday, as the last truckloads of decommissioned weapons rolled away to be melted down. Is Juan Manuel Santos too easy on FARC? The weapons removal marks a monumental step in the peace process between Bogota and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), which had fought for a half-century.

Global News McConnell speaks out against hate groups in Kentucky, the US
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We all have a responsibility to stand against hate and violence, wherever it raises its evil head", McConnell said in a statement . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing back against President Donald Trump's comment that there were "some very fine people" at last weekend's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville .

Global News Nepal eager to welcome Xi Jinping: Deuba tells Chinese Vice
Author: 0 Nepal eager to welcome Xi Jinping: Deuba tells Chinese Vice

Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. The president thanked the Chinese vice premier for participating in the Pakistan's 70th Independence Day celebrations and said it was reflective of their strong bonds and friendship.

Global News Seattle Seahawks sign former San Francisco 49ers CB Tramaine Brock
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Charges were dismissed?on August 9; the Santa Clara District Attorney's office said there was insufficient evidence to proceed with the case because the alleged victim declined to cooperate. The Seahawks evaluating veteran Jeremy Lane and rookie Shaquilla Griffin at the position. Last year's starter, DeShawn Shead , is recovering from a knee injury he suffered in the divisional round of the playoffs.

Global News After Trump's rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea
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Let's get out of this spiralling rhetoric that is getting out of control now, and deal with the longer range problem of a North Korea with substantial nuclear weapons capacity down the road. The head of the USA military said during a visit to Beijing that it was increasingly urgent for China to step up pressure on North Korea , according to a Pentagon spokesman on Wednesday.

Global News Watch SpaceX Launch Lots of Ice Cream to NASA Astronauts Today
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There are a good number of rockets that are reused by SpaceX . The load includes a supercomputer from Hewlett Packard Enterprise , an AR system to help astronauts improve their general efficiency, and an experiment to measure cosmic ray particles in space called Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass , to name a few.

Global News AUSTRALIA DAY: Should the date be changed?
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Yarra Socialist councillor Steve Jolly posted on Twitter on Wednesday night that front office staff had been abused by "neo-nazis". In June, a meeting of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) voted 64-62 to lobby the government for a date change because January 26 is "racist".

Global News Frank Pallone Calls on Trump to Fire Bannon, Gorka, Miller
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Bannon", he told reporters at Trump Tower in NY. "President Trump's delayed denunciation of white supremacists and their violent actions in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend can not be separated from this Administration's ongoing assault on racial and religious minorities".

Global News Inmates escape while working on Goldendale fire
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The Head Water Fire has burned 100 acres and has the following resources assigned: 2 hand crews, 6 engines, and 3 helicopters for a total of 123 personnel. One of two inmates on the lam from a Washington fire work crew has been apprehended in Portland, police said. Local and state law enforcement have been notified, along with Oregon State Police.

Global News Robert Mugabe's wife Grace faces legal action
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They also confirmed that she had failed to appear at a court hearing on Tuesday relating to the accusations. The ministry further said, "The suspect remains in South Africa and has not departed the republic, we are advised her itinerary includes amongst private matters, her attendance and participation at the scheduled SADC Heads of Sates/Governments Summit and Bi-lateral Diplomatic Meetings already underway in Pretoria".

Global News Amber Alert called off for 3 siblings abducted in Indiana
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Three children who were believed to have been abducted from Indianapolis and "in extreme danger" were found safe less than an hour after an Amber Alert was issued for their disappearance, police said Wednesday. According to the Associated Press, the shooting happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of a HomeGoods distribution center in Brownsburg, about 15 miles west of Indianapolis.

Global News Preseason volleyball rankings place Hoosiers at bottom of Big Ten
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Michigan , Purdue , Minnesota and Michigan State visit the Kohl Center during that stretch, which also includes UW hitting the road for a game against Northwestern at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois . The schedule includes two conference games for every team in the first week of December, almost a month earlier than the typical league start. At the end of the season, the Nittany Lions finished fourth with a 14-6 conference record while Nebraska - who was picked second in ...

Global News Clear the Shelter 2017
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Fees already lower than that - $25 for a guinea pig for example - will remain the same, Wollschlager said. A MA animal shelter will join with WWLP-22 News to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations' " Clear the Shelters " third annual nationwide pet adoption drive.

Global News Self-styled LeT commander Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter at Pulwama
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The consistent elimination of terrorists in the Kashmir Valley has come as a significant boost to the morale of security forces and it has compelled those intending to join militancy to think twice about their actions. One Army personnel was injured in the exchange of fire. The militants had hurled a grenade on joint patrol party of police and CRPF at Batpora area of Magam on August 14.

Global News US Defense Secretary: Guam is well protected
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Pacific territory. "And President Trump has made it very clear, he can not tolerate, will not tolerate, a threat to the United States from North Korea involving nuclear weapons". Pompeo declined to say how long it will be before North Korea could carry out such a nuclear attack on the United States mainland. He also will discuss military options in the event the "diplomatic and economic pressurisation campaign" fails.

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