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US, S.Korea begin joint military exercise

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Japan is the only country in the world to be attacked with nuclear weapons. Most notably, Pyongyang said it might consider an attack on the area near the USA territory of Guam in the Western Pacific. The resolution imposes the toughest sanctions yet on North Korea including banning all exports of coal, iron, lead, and fish and seafood products valued at $1 billion - about a third of the country's total exports. Read More »

United States soldier who defected to North Korea has died

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Since defecting, Dresnok often appeared in the country's anti-US propaganda and appeared as "American bad guys" in North Korean films. VOA quoted the two sons of James Dresnok as saying in a video interview posted on the North's propaganda Web site "Uriminjok-kkiri" last Friday that their father died while receiving treatment for a stroke. Read More »

Fearing Anti-Fascist Protests, 67 Right-Wing Rallies Canceled

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In a press release, exclusively given to Breitbart News, event organizers say the reason for making the hard decision "is to contribute to the de-escalation of rising tension and violence in America while pursuing the organization's goal of a safe and secure America". Read More »

Nervy Celtic survive Astana to reach group stage

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Two minutes into the second half, Serikzhan Muzhikov doubled the lead for the Stanimir Stoilov's men followed by Twumasi's brace in the 49th and 69th minute. "That's where you've got to give the credit to the players". 'So, the players have done absolutely magnificent and it's another good learning game for us because we would want to be better than that defensively. Read More »

Residents in southeastern BC to return home as wildfire conditions ease

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Kevin Skrepnek with the BC Wildfire Service said a record-breaking 10,200 square kilometres of forest and grasslands have burned across the province since April and the number is expected to climb with more dry weather ahead. There are no major communities affected by the blaze but several smaller rural communities in the Cariboo region are under evacuation orders. The latest numbers from Statistics Canada from June 2017, show a 5.3 per cent increase over the same month in 2016, resulting in ... Read More »

MSNBC visits ME to pick Sen. Collins' brain

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Stuart Varney asked how any Trump supporter can be confident that a "growth agenda" will be accomplished with Republicans so divided. Asked about her reaction to Pres. 'I'd never taken it before. Collins opposed Trump and most of her Senate colleagues on repealing ObamaCare, maintaining that the replacement proposals were not good enough. Read More »

Trump abandons plans for infrastructure council

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The White House also decided last week to dispose of plans to form a council of outside advisers on reconstructing the country's infrastructure. Corporate chief executive officers this week had started to quit both the American Manufacturing Council and the Strategic and Policy Forum in protest over Trump's remarks that appeared to confer legitimacy on white supremacists following a violent rally August 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read More »

Boy sent home from school over long hair

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Four-year-old Jabez was turned away last Friday by Barbers Hill kindergarten center as the boy's mother, Jessica Oates, 25, was told that her son's hair was too long, the Houston Chronicle reported . However, consequences for dress code violations will be enforced". The school policy states that boys' hair must be above the eyes and ears and neck. Read More »

Mass flight cancellations in Hong Kong as Typhoon Hato approaches

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Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest flight information on their airline's website. In the next few hours, Hato will be closest to the territory, skirting about 50 kilometers to the south of Hong Kong, it added. Winds intensified in the morning, with the maximum sustained winds recorded at Tate's Cairn and Waglan Island at 77 and 72km/h, with maximum gusts of 103 and 86km/h, respectively. Read More »

U.S. sanctions Chinese and Russian entities for conducting business with North Korea

In total, the US has blacklisted 23 entities and 22 individuals linked to North Korea since the launch of the Trump administration in January. The U.S. The sanctions against 10 companies and six individuals are created to disrupt the economic ties that have allowed Pyongyang to continue funding its missile and nuclear program despite strict United Nations sanctions prohibiting it. Read More »

US Navy orders global fleet to pause after crash

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McCain collided with a commercial vessel as it was headed to Singapore . The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Scott Swift, is traveling to Yokosuka, Japan, to remove Aucoin for a loss of confidence in his leadership, Navy Times reported . Read More »

Trump looked directly at the solar eclipse without shades

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After walking out to see the eclipse , the president appeared to look up at the sky without any protective eyewear. All 49 of the account's tweets are praise for Trump, First Lady Melania Trump , and criticism of "face news" - many of which include the hashtag #MAGA. Read More »

Morrissey announces new album, "Low in High-School"

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His lyrics, humor and melodies have influenced many generations. Morrissey has announced a new album , Low in High School , due for release on November 17 via BMG and his own new label, Etienne. Morrissey formed The Smiths with Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke and Mike Joyce in 1982. Morrissey previously used La Fabrique Studios to record World Peace Is None of Your Business and Forum Music City to record Ringleader of the Tormentors . Read More »

In the wake of Charlottesville, a Boston "free speech" rally is underway

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The actions came one week after white nationalists and other right-wing groups clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia , over the city's plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Some confrontations involving counter-protesters occurred, including a group that grabbed an American flag out of an elderly woman's hands, causing her to stumble and fall to the ground. Read More »

Cambridge University Press Bows to Chinese Censorship Pressure, Then Pivots

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The university later confirmed the decision to restore the articles , saying they had been reluctant to block the material in the first place. Dr Christopher Balding, an associate professor in economics at Peking University HSBC Business School in Shenzhen, said he started the petition to bring pressure on not just CUP, but also universities and academics who interact with China as well as Chinese universities and academics "to stand up to" censorship by the Chinese government. Read More »

Nigerian Kids Used as "Human Bombs" Since January, Says UNICEF

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Nineteen children were used previous year, UNICEF said. The U.N. children's fund reports an alarming increase in the use of so-called " human bombs " by Boko Haram insurgents in northeast Nigeria. The violence has also spilt into Nigeria's neighbours - Niger, Chad and Cameroon. "The conflict has reached to a stage that these insurgents are diverting attention by using children", she said. Read More »

Anti-Trump Site Host Crowdsources DOJ Warrant Legal Fees

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Government lawyers wrote in a court filing Monday they had "no interest in records relating to the 1.3 million IP addresses" of site visitors , but wanted information on the planning, coordinating and participation of the protests. Paul Alan Levy, an attorney for consumer rights group Public Citizen, called it a "tremendous victory for the right to read anonymously online" - but said the government's explanation as to why it included a request for individual IP addresses in the original ... Read More »

North State beats California 16-0

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Southeast pitcher Matthew Matthijs struck out five and teammate Chase Anderson added another four strikeouts. The ball was handed to Matthew Matthijs who continued the perfection with 2.2 innings of work featuring 5 strikeouts. North Carolina was also impressive at the plate as Ashton Byars and Drew Fields both cranked out two RBI. The Little League Baseball World Series famously showcases the talent of the best young players from all over the world, and so far, the tournament has already ... Read More »

Outlet malls could finally open in New York City

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Simon Property denies any wrongdoing. The state's investigation found that several of these stores wanted to open additional outlets in New York City but were not allowed to because of restrictions in their Woodbury Common leases typically stating they could not open a second store within 60 air miles of Woodbury. Read More »

1 in 10 Americans Say Neo-Nazi Views Are 'Acceptable'

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Almost one in 10 Americans think it's acceptable to hold white nationalist or neo-Nazi views, according to a new poll that also tracked President Donald Trump's response to the violence that erupted in Charlottesville , Virginia earlier this month. Read More »

TODAY'S FORECAST: Showers and thunderstorms, high near 86

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Southeasterly winds could gust as high as 26 miles per hour, weather forecasters calculate. More showers and thunderstorms are expected throughout the night and into early morning Wednesday. - with a high of 85 degrees. The best chance for afternoon storms is Thursday afternoon when the chance of rain and thunder rises to 30 percent. Behind the cold front cooler air is expected to settle over the region where temperatures will likely be in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More »

Shrinking labor force as Wyoming unemployment rate falls

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Porter County's unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, 19th highest in the state. The July unemployment figure places Howard County with the 36th highest rate of Indiana's 92 counties. The number of people in the labor force increased by 452 from June to July to 216,672. Owen County improved as well, with the jobless rate falling to 4.3 percent from last year's 5.7 percent. Read More »

George and Amal Clooney donate £780000 to fight hate groups

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Trump has faced plenty of backlash following his lukewarm response to the violence that transpired after white nationalists staged a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The actor/producer and his wife, an global human rights attorney, have partnered with the Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center to "increase the capacity of the SPLC to combat hate groups in the United States", according to a statement from the center. Read More »

Kelli Ward: Senator Flake's Views On Illegal Immigration Sound Like Jeb!

On Tuesday, hours before Trump's rally, the Senate Leadership Fund, a Super PAC run by allies of Senate Majority Leader McConnell (R-Ky) and funded by donors allied with McConnell, released an ad slamming Ward and her "crazy ideas". Ward's chief strategist, Dustin Stockton, told Breitbart News, "What our team has been able to accomplish more than a year before the primary election is unprecedented". Read More »

Trump Heads To Arizona To Push Border Wall Funding, Rally Supporters

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The trip Tuesday to Yuma comes as the president has struggled to obtain Congressional approval to fund his long-promised additions to the border wall that already exists in some parts of the USA southwest. Though the president made a call for national unity in a prime time address Monday night while laying out his strategy for Afghanistan, some lawmakers in Congress have voiced concerns that Trump might echo his more divisive rhetoric while playing to his base at the rally. Read More »

N.Korea supplying Syrian chemical weapons program

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The Syrian government organization has been responsible for developing chemical and biological weapons for regime in Damascus since the 1970's. Authorities have intercepted two North Korean shipments destined for a division of the Syrian government responsible for the country's chemical weapons program in the past six months, according to a United Nations report. Read More »

Russia Backs Mediation of Vatican in Political crisis in Venezuela

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Cardinal Pietro Parolin travelling to Russia for a state visit on 21-24 August out of a desire to "build bridges and increase mutual understanding and dialogue" and to "multiply opportunities of encounter" with the Russian Orthodox Church. The foreign minister told the cardinal, "We see that our positions are close on a number of current issues, including the peaceful settlement of crises, fighting terrorism and extremism, promoting the dialogue among religions and civilizations and ... Read More »

Tillerson Commends North Korea For Restraint

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President Donald Trump addressed the nation Monday night in which he said America will shift its strategy in its longest war in history. The North later said it was prepared to watch USA actions in the region " a little more " before ordering the strike. Read More »

Support for Trump Among Black Republicans Wavering

COLLINS: Well, I didn't support the president when he was our party's nominee. Collins said she had not supported Trump during last year's campaign and had instead written in the name of House Speaker Paul Ryan, and she refused to say whether the GOP would back him for re-election. Read More »

TN plan for one-year exemption on NEET exam fails

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Furthermore, the Centre has also backed out of the Tamil Nadu NEET ordinance, saying other states have conducted admissions on the basis of the centralised examination. Earlier, there was a possibility of a relief for Tamil Nadu students, after the center government had agreed to accept the proposal to create and ordinance that would allow Tamil Nadu to avoid NEET for one year. Read More »

Barcelona Take Legal Action Against Neymar

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Brazilian striker Neymar , who joined PSG earlier this month after the French club triggered his €222m (NZ$358m) release clause, said he was surprised by the decision but warned he was not going to give in. What could you buy for Neymar's transfer fee? "I do have something to say, that I am disappointed with them ( Barcelona directors)", he said. Read More »