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USA tests ICBM amid latest North Korea provocation

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The Air Force released a video of the test launch. An Air Force statement said the test would show the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of the weapon system. The U.S. does not seek to topple the North Korean government and would like dialogue with Pyongyang at some point, but only on the understanding that it can never be a nuclear power, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. Read More »

Death on Ocean City Beach Ruled an Accident

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Ashley O'Connor died from asphyxia and suffocation, a spokesman for Maryland's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner told the Daily News. Kro-Art disabled his business' live stream of the beach, out of respect, as crews spent the day working to process the scene and remove O'Connor's body. Read More »

Trump threatens to end insurance payments if no healthcare bill

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The Texas insurer, CHRISTUS, said 15 percent of the 36 percent increase it is seeking is made up of covering additional costs if the government does not pay the subsidies or stops enforcing the requirement that individuals have insurance. Federal subsidy payments ease the burden on low income consumers and allow them to participate in the state exchanges. Although it's not completely clear what Trump is talking about by suggesting Obamacare should "hurt the insurance companies", it could ... Read More »

Trump's daughter-in-law hosted a "real news" show on the president's Facebook page

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One of the Trump administration's biggest complaints is that the media is covering Russian Federation and other negative stories too much and not giving enough attention to the positive news. The New York Post speculates that the video was produced by Trump's reelection campaign. She first promoted what will apparently be a series two weeks ago, encouraging the president's 23 million followers on Facebook to tune in every week. Read More »

Two sunbathers killed as light aircraft crashes on beach in Portugal

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Emergency services are at the beach at Sao Joao da Caparica, daily newspaper Publico reports . The two members of the aircraft were reportedly led away by police. TV footage from the scene showed the plane by the waterline surrounded by firefighters as sunbathers looked on. One wing seemed to be misaligned in those photos. Read More »

Northwest braces for historic heat wave

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Conversely, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach only topped 83 degrees and 82 degrees, respectively, Tuesday, tying the coolest high temperature on record for that date, set in 1933. "The current heat wave in the Northwest may end up being the most notable event of the entire summer for the U.S.", AccuWeather meteorologist Elliot Abrams said. Read More »

Japan hopes new North Korea sanctions proposal ready in days

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday ordered his aides to consult with their U.S. counterparts on the deployment of four more mobile launchers of the U.S. Daniel Sargent, a U.C. Berkeley associate professor of history says the mixed messages from Washington pose a problem. "That's why early on we identified it as a very urgent matter, and the North Koreans have certainly proven the urgency of that to us", he said. Read More »

Ted Cruz column: How to degrade the growing power of North Korea

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Tillerson made the remarks at the US State Department on Tuesday after North Korea tested its second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on July 28, the Washington Post reported. Both platforms, and accompanying missile-interceptor programs such as the multi-object kill vehicle, must remain top priorities, but North Korea's ICBM tests necessitate new measures. Read More »

Late Show host Stephen Colbert paid a special tribute to Anthony Scaramucci

Some of the finest cuts wouldn't come until the very end, however, when he was on the way out and folks remembered exactly who it was he worked for. On who could possibly take Scaramucci's place: "Would it be an airhorn with chest hair? A Monster Energy drink with googley eyes?" "I wonder if Spicer is having second thoughts with Scaramucci out of the shop", Baldwin said. Read More »

Trump Still a Working-Class Hero, Democratic Poll Shows

It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.4 percentage points. The survey asked if voters would prefer a generic Democratic candidate or a generic Republican candidate with no names involved. As polarized as the polling was during the Obama years, and as unpopular as George W. Bush was, neither of the two previous presidents were considered embarrassments by voters. Read More »

Disorder brought under control at The Mount jail

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Mr Cavendish added that he had warned just days ago that the prison was "on the brink of a meltdown". Assaults on staff increased by 38% a year ago with a total of 6,844 incidents, and 21 of 29 inspected prisons were judged not good enough on safety. Read More »

Barcelona has 'doubts' about Neymar's future amid PSG rumors

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Inspired by PSG target Neymar , Lionel Messi and Rakitic put Barca 2-0 up inside seven minutes and Gerard Pique grabbed the victor after a Madrid fightback, as the Catalan giants claimed the ICC title in Miami. Neymar also posted on Weibo a picture of himself with fellow Brazilian forward Hulk, who plays in the Chinese Super League for Shanghai SIPG. Would he have a reason to do that if he wasn't about to leave Spain for say... Read More »

Trump weighed in on son's statement 'as any father would'

President Trump personally dictated a statement that was issued after revelations that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 election. She says, "there's a review process, a legal process". "People have no idea the beauty of the White House ". Many of them are owed to the warring factions within the West Wing and dissension in the broader administration. Read More »

Obamacare needs fixes say supporters at Saginaw forum

The Senate health committee will begin bipartisan hearings in early September on stabilizing and strengthening Obamacare's individual insurance market, Chairman Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and ranking Democrat Patty Murray of Washington said in a joint statement. Read More »

USAF to test-fire Minuteman III missile days after N. Korean ICBM launch

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Washington has warned that the time for dialogue with North Korea is over, upping its pressure on Beijing following Pyongyang's latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch . In a repeated statement of Beijing its long-detained position on missile program of North Korea. Diplomats say China and Russian Federation only view a long-range missile test or nuclear weapon test as a trigger for further possible U.N. Read More »

Trump Jr.'s Russian Federation meeting explanation came from his dad

Trump tapped Kelly, his Homeland Security secretary, last week to take over for Reince Priebus, who he ultimately viewed as ineffective. Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney praised Priebus, but said Trump "wants a little bit more discipline, a little more structure in there". Read More »

Donald Trump admits input in son's misleading Russian Federation statement

While several police departments issued statements distancing themselves from Trump's remarks, the White House press secretary says Trump was just making a amusing. Mr Trump Jr later acknowledged that he had agreed to meet after being told Kremlin-linked information about Mrs Clinton would be offered during the talks. Read More »

Twelve inmates escape U.S. prison using peanut butter to fool guard

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Officials say he was driven to Florida by his 18-year-old half-sister Jensen Lefan and her 24-year-old boyfriend Hayden Mayberry. Instead, inmates walked right through the door to make their escape. The prisoners reportedly altered the number on a door in the prison with peanut butter, and one tricked an inexperienced guard into opening it by telling the guard it was his prison cell. Read More »

Over 200 languages now spoken in Canada: census

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But, even as living single is becoming more common, there are some demographic groups in Canada that are bucking the trend. The bilingualism rate in Canada hit 18 per cent a year ago, with two-thirds of the growth in the bilingual population emanating from Quebec, even though bilingualism increased in most provinces and territories. Read More »

'Trump dictated' misleading account of Russian meeting

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The White House acknowledged Tuesday that President Trump played a role in drafting a now controversial statement issued by his son. The Post , citing multiple people with knowledge of the situation, said the original plan in response to the Times' reporting was to issue a truthful statement ahead of the story, but then Trump personally made a decision to have the statement say Trump Jr. Read More »

US Senate introduces legislation to protect children from hot cars

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The technology would be similar to alerts that remind drivers to check their tire pressure, put on their seat belts or close an open door. A total of 30 children have died this year because of heat stroke after being left in a hot auto. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Al Franken announced the introduction of the Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seat Act (HOT CARS Act ) to help prevent heatstroke deaths of children trapped in hot cars. Read More »

Sydney terror plot: Terrorist cell planned poisonous attack on plane, say police

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This investigation remains ongoing, and further information will be provided at an appropriate time. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told reporters he would not draw any conclusions beyond one man's release. They have provided few details, including the precise nature of the threat or any airlines involved. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad has not confirmed the alleged plot was targeting one of their flights, but has said that it is working with Australian police. Read More »

'Three Musketeers' terror group convicted of plotting Lee Rigby-style attack

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MEMBERS of a terrorist cell who dubbed themselves the "Three Musketeers" are facing years behind bars for plotting a Lee Rigby-style attack after a partly secret trial plagued by accusations of police corruption. Primark salesman Aziz was keen not to be "left behind" but was only brought into the Three Musketeers plot days before the arrests, the prosecution alleged. Read More »

Russia Repeats Calls for Dialogue with N. Korea

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US President Donald Trump has requested directly and indirectly on a litany of occasions for China to assist in denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, long Washington's stated goal. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during a press conference that a dialogue should be conducted between his country and North Korea and clarified that Washington is not seeking a regime change in the isolated dictatorship. Read More »

US Sailor Overboard Prompts Search and Rescue in South China Sea

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However, Japan Today reported that the us 7th Fleet said, "Multiple searches were conducted inside the ship but were unable to locate the sailor", in a statement. Defense News first reported the missing sailor. Multiple searches of the ship were conducted, but were unable to locate the Sailor. His name is being withheld as the search continues. Read More »

Tillerson says US wants North Korea dialogue 'at some point'

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In a draft of a joint statement to be issued after an Asean foreign ministers meeting Saturday in Manila, the 10 ministers will express "grave concern" about North Korea's test ICBM launches on July 4 and last Friday. But he made it clear that there was no possibility of talks if North Korea did not abandon its nuclear programme. "He is only doing so because he is obviously facing huge internal pressure from the Republicans, who would hope to see him toughen up in these relations", he said. Read More »

Parents of Mallory Grossman appear on the Today Show

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For months she was told she's a loser, she has no friends. Diane Grossman said that she's heard from several parents that the girls who bullied her daughter were mean, malicious and nasty. The office of Rockaway Township School District Superintendent Dr. Greg McGann hung up on ABC News during a request for comment. Nagel said there were three main girls who used to bully her daily and also a fourth girl may have been involved.The parents of these three girls who allegedly targeted Mallory ... Read More »

New Pak PM meets Nawaz Sharif before finalising Cabinet

Federal cabinet is to be elected following the ousting of former premier Nawaz Sharif under Article 62 and Article 63 of the constitution however, the ceremony of oath-taking that was to take place in the evening today has been postponed. Sources are reported to have stated that former States and Frontier Regions minister Lt Gen (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch may be given the interior ministry portfolio. Read More »

Sushant Singh Rajput undergoes training at NASA for Chandamama Door Ke!

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In fact, he is the first Indian film actor to undergo this special training at NASA. Even the producer of Chanda Mama Door Ke , Viki Rajani, is not claiming that his movie is the first Indian movie to be shot at NASA. "The best thing about this is that NASA has been kind enough to allow me to come there and experience the authentic training that they are asked to do". Read More »

Trump signs into law bipartisan Russian sanctions bill

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The bill requires congressional approval before the president can ease or lift sanctions on Russian Federation. The administration will carry out the law, but has concerns about its impact and the constitutionality of some of its provisions, Bloomberg reported citing a signing statement Trump appended to the law. Read More »

United States swings between war, talks as North Korea tension rises

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They're not going to die here. Observers said the embattled U.S. administration was again playing the China card to score diplomatic points and distract from domestic concerns. "This is going to be a continued effort to put ever greater pressure on the North Korean regime because our other options, obviously, are not particularly attractive". Read More »