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Reports Australian Terrorist May Have Been Killed

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The Australian can reveal a special meeting of the National Security Committee of Cabinet was held yesterday leading to speculation that the Sydney terrorist had been killed. The terrorist shocked the world in 2014 when he posted a picture of his son Abdullah, who was nine at the time, holding up a severed head. The picture became an iconic image that symbolised the barbarity of the Islamic State. Read More »

Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues By Night

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The rally was organized by a former journalist and a member of the ultra-nationalist group Proud Boys, Jason Kessler . The gathering of neo-Nazis, white nationalists and white supremacists in Charlottesville is thought to be the largest such demonstration in about a decade. Read More »

China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

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Lobbing missiles toward Guam , a major USA military hub in the Pacific, would be a deeply provocative act from the US perspective, and a miscalculation on either side could lead to a military clash. As of the end of previous year, the figure came to 44 basis points for South Korea, compared with 119 basis points for the world's second-largest economy. Read More »

Stephen Colbert Stumps Anthony Scaramucci with One Pointed Question

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According to the New York Times , the president hedged his response to white supremacist violence at the advice of his chief strategist, accused anti-Semite , and former Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon . Congressman Mark Pocan of Wisconsin, who serves as co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said the presence of Steve Bannon , Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka has emboldened white supremacists . Read More »

There will be no war on Korean peninsula: Moon Jae

They said the United States and its allies no longer can afford to stand by as North Korea pushes ahead with the development of a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to seek Seoul's approval before pursuing any option against nuclear-armed North Korea, Reuters reported .Trump's recent aggressive comments about deploying possible military options underscored his resolve to ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions called the Charlottesville vehicle attack 'domestic terrorism'

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The statement released on Sunday by the White House was attributed to an unnamed spokesperson. President Trump , meanwhile, is expected to say more about the Charlottesville violence on Monday, but some critics say it's too late - he missed an opportunity to criticize the white supremacist groups by name when he spoke on Saturday. Read More »

Man and woman killed in Dublin shooting

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A female witness identified Devoy, whom she knew "all my life", as the gunman who fired the shots at her brothers Eugene and John Paul McElligott from the back seat of the speeding auto as they stood outside their home on Cranogue Close, Ballymun. Read More »

Taliban shooting victim Malala wins place at Oxford

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The well-known Pakistani celebrity Malala Yousafzai who is also an advocate of women empowerment has confirmed on Thursday that she will do her graduation from Oxford University. Notable alumni include former premier of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto, a heroine of Ms Yousafzai, and Burma's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi as well as former British prime minister David Cameron and his one-time Labour opponent Ed Miliband. Read More »

No more war, urges South Korea president

President Donald Trump has introduced a new wrinkle to this familiar pattern. Over the past few days, the United States and North Korea hurled verbal vitriol against each other with Trump warning Pyongyang it would face "fire and fury like the world has never seen", if it provoked the United States or its allies. Read More »

US Security Leaders Say North Korea War Not Imminent, But Danger Looms

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Ellison spoke, tens of thousands of North Korean soldiers were marching in the streets of Pyongyang in a show of support for their crazed leader who was once again warning that he can "reduce the US mainland to ashes at any moment". The White House says Trump also told Xi he looked forward to seeing him in China later this year. Keith Ellison who, in a speech last week urging his leftist followers to "reignite" a grass-roots anti-war movement, contended that the North Korean dictator has ... Read More »

LeBron James Calls Donald Trump "The So-Called President Of The US"

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But at a press conference on Tuesday, Trump backpedaled and once again blamed "many sides" including the "alt-left" and said there were " very fine people on both sides ". Among those letting the world know how little they thought of the president's words were some National Basketball Association luminaries, including LeBron James and Steve Nash. Read More »

What did Littlefinger's note say?

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And it's really not something Sansa would want Arya reading. It's opportunistic. He couldn't have foretold that Arya was going to show up again, and that Bran was going to show up again. That's imagery that sticks with you, and Arya still has plenty of rage about what happened. The seeds of dissent are suitably sowed between Arya Stark and her sister Sansa, and Littlefinger took one very low blow to make them all the more realized. Read More »

Kim Jong-un puts Guam missile plan on hold

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After several failed tests in 2016, North Korea has now successfully built and launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles, despite heavy worldwide sanctions. Following the statement , Pyongyang said it considered an attack near the Pacific island of Guam , where several USA military bases are located. He said dialogue could start but that North Korea should first halt "nuclear and missile provocations". Read More »

Both Korean Leaders, US Signal Turn To Diplomacy Amid Crisis

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Next week's start of U.S. On Tuesday, US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis was asked whether he believed Kim was holding off on a missile launch targeting Guam and what the US would do if such a launch took place. If the "planned fire of power demonstration" is carried out because of US recklessness, Kim said it will be "the most delightful historic moment when the Hwasong artillerymen will wring the windpipes of the Yankees and point daggers at their necks", the news agency reported. Read More »

Kyle Busch dominates to win Truck Series race at BMS

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With its steep bankings and stadium-like seating, the 0.53-mile oval in Bristol , Tenn., offers some of the most eye-popping racing in the sport. NASCAR has announced that Darrell Wallace Jr.'s victory in last weekend's Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway has been ruled encumbered after Wallace's No. Read More »

Trump asked to fire 3 WH staffers

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Bannon came on very much later than that", Mr. Trump told reporters at a news conference at the Trump Towers in NY. "He is a good person. He actually gets very unfair press in that regard", Trump said. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said he quit the post "because I want to make progress, while many in Washington seem more concerned with attacking anyone who disagrees with them". Read More »

NORTH KOREA: Leader holds fire on Guam missile launch

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North Korea said last week it is considering launching four missiles to land just short of Guam . For decades, the United States has attempted to use diplomacy to stop North Korea from attaining a nuclear weapon. It appears that China is exerting its muscle. Additionally, strict economic sanctions against North Korea have recently been implemented to further discourage the regime from continuing on their dangerously reckless path of aggression towards the United States . Read More »

Confederate statues taken down in Baltimore in the dead of night

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Beauregard on horseback in May. Alec MacGillis, another journalist, posted images of the Jackson and Lee statues being taken down. After that, it seemed the next logical step was to rename roads honoring Confederates, like the Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington where I lived for seven years. Read More »

Korean leader briefed on plans to fire missile near Guam

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China , the North's closest ally, has urged calm. To be specific, the big move came Monday as China agreed to ban imports of North Korean iron, lead, and coal as part of new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang. -South Korean military drills sure to anger Pyongyang. North Korea is finally a force to reckon with on the world stage. But Mattis insisted the US military stands ready to fight a belligerent North Korea if the president decides to engage. Read More »

Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border

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In recent months, Hamas has increased its security measures along the border in accordance with an agreement signed with Egypt to thwart the smuggling attempts from Gaza into the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt reopened the Rafah crossing on Wednesday for two days to allow movement of people stuck on either side of the border for weeks due to the constant closure of the crossing. Read More »

Winning Numbers Drawn for $430 Million Powerball

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The winning numbers drawn Wednesday are 64 - 43 - 60 - 9 - 15 with a Powerball number of 4, but no one hit them, according to the game's website. That's a cash value of about $273 million. The odds of winning a jackpot are extremely low - one in 292.2 million for Powerball and one in 258.9 million for Mega Millions. The ticket was sold at Nick's Barbeque in Palos Heights, Illinois. Read More »

US, China reach deal to reduce miscalculation

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H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, met Japan's defence and foreign ministers in Washington on Wednesday to discuss the importance of deterring North Korea's provocations and Tokyo's ballistic missile defences, according to the Japanese government. Read More »

Hit or miss showers and storms on tap once again Tuesday

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Eclipse Monday we will see the humidity creeping back in, but the high will only make it to the upper 80s. Showers on Friday should stay away from most of us, with just a slight chance in our North and West Zones. Any severe storms that develop along the front are likely to develop in the northeast before moving into the southeast parts of Oklahoma, according to the weather service. Read More »

Hollywood Forever Cemetery to Remove Confederate Monument After Outcry

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By 9 Wednesday morning, the monument was gone, removed by a pickup truck and driven off while covered by a tarp. Murray's statement comes after a deadly weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, where Ku Klux Klan members and white nationalists protested over the removal of a statue depicting Confederate general Robert E. Read More »

Lebanon Abolishes a Law that Allowed Rapists to Escape Conviction

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On December 7, 2016, members of the Parliamentary Committee for Administration and Justice announced an agreement to repeal article 522 of the Lebanese Penal Code, which allows halting the prosecution or suspending the conviction of a person who has committed rape , kidnapping, or statutory rape if he marries the victim. Read More »

European Union tightens sanctions against North Korea

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According to this resolution, there will be tougher sanctions on North Korea hence declaring embargo on iron, coal and lead. The governor said President Trump and his chief of staff, John Kelly, called him at home, vowing that Guam residents will be defended and protected from any attacks. Read More »

Opposition calls on USA to move nuclear weapons to South Korea

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He also declared, amid fears in South Korea that threats from President Donald Trump to unleash "fire and fury" on Pyongyang could lead to real fighting, that there would be no second war on the Korean Peninsula. "But we don't need to be impatient", Moon said. In the past Moon, a left-leaning former human rights lawyer, has urged engagement with the North to bring it to the negotiating table, in addition to sanctions-an approach that raised concerns it could create divisions with Washington. Read More »

Unanimous Texas Court: Republicans Discriminated in Congressional Redistricting | Texas Democratic Party

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With this ruling , later is now - the judges gave the state until August 18 to say whether the Legislature will be recalled for another special session to draw new maps. But Hurd's district could still shift if altering the lines of the 35th and the 27th causes a ripple effect in other districts. Li said there are a lot of variables that could change how this plays out. Read More »

Counting of votes on for MP local body polls

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The Congress wrested from the BJP the posts of chairpersons of urban local bodies in Jhabua (Jhabua), Maheshwar (Khargone), Damua, Saunsar, Mohgaon (Chhindwara) and Baihar (Balaghat). State Congress president Arun Yadav said the Congress increased its tally against all odds and misuse of government machinery by BJP candidates. "Congress claims that sensitive issues of farmers' agitation and problems of tribals would help it make a clean sweep in civic elections proved wrong". Read More »

Pauline Hanson wears burqa to Senate

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Why is it not the same case for someone who is covering up their face and can not be identified. Attorney General Brandis criticised the "appalling" move, warning Hanson to be "very, very careful of the offense you may do to the religious sensibilities to other Australians". Read More »

Use caution during the Solar Eclipse

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In advance of the solar eclipse , the Phoenix Public Library is holding educational programs geared to both adults and children this weekend. The entire country is anticipating Monday's Solar Eclipse. First, Dr. Totten explained why the sun can damage our eyes. Totality: During this phase, the moon will completely cover the sun and you can take off your certified eclipses viewing glasses. Read More »

New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

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Both the arms and bats contributed with Yanks starter Jaime Garcia allowing all three runs on five hits and three free passes over 5.1 frames before three relievers put up zeros the rest of the way. Ronald Torreyes had two hits for the Yankees, including a leadoff double in the seventh. Aaron Hicks flied out to right to kick things off. Judge finished 2-for-5, and he struck out swinging in the ninth inning - marking his 33rd straight game with a strikeout. Read More »

Pokémon Go login details lead to mother's arrest on child molestation charges

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In court documents, investigators say Hardwood gave the tipster access to her email account so he could help her catch Pokémon in the popular cell phone app Pokémon Go. The relationship with the man to whom Keri allegedly sent the child porn videos began when Harwood sold Snapchat videos showing herself masturbating.‌ The masturbation videos were sold to a man that Harwood met online for about $50 to $115. Read More »