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Red Cross volunteers needed

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The organization said that on Saturday night alone at least 32,399 people sought refuge in 226 Red Cross and partner shelters across Texas, where there are more than 2,700 disaster workers on the ground and more than 660 on the way. When they called the Paducah office early this week, they were told that more than 900 volunteers were still needed to meet the need in Texas and Louisiana. Read More »

Trump hints at withdrawal from US-South Korea free trade deal

In an effort to create better trade deals for the US a new report claims President Trump is preparing to withdraw from its Free Trade Agreement with South Korea . South Korean trade officials couldn't be reached by phone for comment Sunday. Trump was said to have been angered by the trade representatives' meeting last month, which is believed to be the reason why he demanded his advisors consider a withdrawal. Read More »

Merkel challenger attacks her on migrants in TV debate

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Schulz - who left his position as president of the European Parliament in January to run for chancellor - called Merkel's open-door refugee policy a "serious mistake", arguing she should have cooperated with European allies instead. But with nearly half the voters still undecided three weeks before the elections, the straight-talking Schulz had been pinning his hopes on the prime-time TV showdown, hoping to sway millions to his cause and halt a devastating popularity slide. Read More »

Vladimir Putin says Artificial Intelligence is the future of mankind

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It is essential to resolve the region's problems through direct dialogue involving all sides without advancing any preconditions (for such talks). Russia and China have created a roadmap for a settlement on the Korean Peninsula that is designed to promote the gradual easing of tensions and the creation of a mechanism for lasting peace and security, the Russian leader added. Read More »

Nine new ministers take oath for Modi cabinet

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Prabhu had offered to resign late last month after two back-to-back train derailments, including in Muzaffarnagar in which over 20 people lost their lives. Former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri , who served as India's Ambassador to the United Nations in NY and Geneva, has been made Minister of State (independent charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Read More »

North Korea : Beijing slams calls for new sanctions

Britain formally told the European Union in March it will withdraw from the 28-member bloc, stirring fears in Japan about what the move would mean for companies with significant business interests in the country. The Council, which was created at the end of 2013, consists of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and key ministers. Prime Minister May is visiting Japan this week and is expected to discuss a post-Brexit trade agreement with Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe. Read More »

Russian Federation lashes out after Trump orders diplomatic posts closed

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Meanwhile, Russia on Saturday summoned the top usa envoy in Moscow to protest a search it says American officials are planning at a diplomatic facility in Washington that is due to be shuttered. She claimed Russian staff and their families who live at the consulate were ordered to leave the building for 12 hours Saturday while "US secret services" search it. Read More »

North Korea Is Closing In On A Sixth Nuclear Test

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That followed the test launch of two long-range ballistic missiles in July in a sharply lofted trajectory that demonstrated a potential range of 10,000 km or more that would put many parts of the USA mainland within striking distance. South Korea also held a live-fire drill simulating the destruction of North Korea's leadership. Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson called the nuclear test "reckless" and a "provocation" while French President Emmanuel Macron urged the United Nations ... Read More »

China starts radiation monitoring at North Korea border

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Their words and actions continue to be very hostile and unsafe to the United States. In the end, the news came through that a test was indeed carried out at 12.29pm local time at the Punggye-ri site where North Korea has conducted almost all of its past nuclear tests. Read More »

Trump Says US Pays N. Korea 'Extortion Money' - What Does That Mean?

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The U.S Chamber of Commerce tells its members that the White House has alerted lawmakers that a notification of intent to withdraw could come as soon as Tuesday. The United States has called for concerted action by the worldwide community, to pressure North Korea into abandoning its banned nuclear and missile programmes. Read More »

North Korea Believed to Have Conducted Nuclear test

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South Korean President Moon Jae-In called for the "strongest punishment" against the North over its nuclear test, including new United Nations sanctions to "completely isolate" it. The decision to reduce the number of diplomatic staff of North Korea's embassy in Madrid has been made", the document read. In confirmed, the latest test would mark yet another big step forward in North Korean attempts to obtain a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching deep into the US mainland. Read More »

Palmer Fire in Redlands Area Is 15% Contained at 3300 Acres

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The fire is zero percent contained, according to Cal Fire Riverside. Officials did not provide details on the fireworks, nor if anyone was in custody. The Palmer Fire started near Fisherman's Retreat in San Timoteo Canyon around 1:30 p.m. and spread into Live Oak Canyon in the northern part of the county. Read More »

Typical North Korean home goes on show in Seoul

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Following North Korea's latest missile launch, President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday that "the US has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". The report follows an agreement made on Friday between South Korea and the U.S. to strengthen Seoul's defenses and Washington gave a nod to billions in arms sales to the country, the White House said, days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan and threatened further launches. Read More »

Air Defense at Front Line of Defending Iran: Leader

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He did not mention the location. He said Iran has tested its home-grown air defense system, created to match the Russian S-300. He said troops at the Khatam al-Anbiya base were doing " a very good job " protecting Iran and said having " educated, prudent, courageous and tireless human resources " in the country was crucial for its safety. Read More »

Air Defense at Front Line of Defending Iran: Leader

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He did not mention the location. He said Iran has tested its home-grown air defense system, created to match the Russian S-300. He said troops at the Khatam al-Anbiya base were doing " a very good job " protecting Iran and said having " educated, prudent, courageous and tireless human resources " in the country was crucial for its safety. Read More »

Russian Federation accuses United States of illegally seizing its diplomatic properties

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Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the foreign ministry, said that USA authorities had told Moscow that they expected Russian Federation to sell the facilities, TASS state news agency reported. The State Department declined to answer additional questions about whether the premises might be searched for intelligence-gathering purposes now that the Russians have left. Read More »

'I'm in this for the long term,' says Theresa May

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Asked in May 1987 whether she it would be her last election as leader she replied that she was fighting on a manifesto charting a course to the turn of the century and beyond. But Labour frontbencher Jon Trickett said: "The Prime Minister is deluding herself". The Prime Minister's statement took Westminster by surprise. Read More »

Japan's PM backs the United Kingdom economy after Brexit

Tokyo planned to enhance efforts with Washington to persuade China and Russian Federation to change their positions against an envisaged oil embargo with a new UN Security Council resolution, Japan's Jiji news agency reported yesterday, citing informed sources. Read More »

N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

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He added that North Korea has demonstrated that it is not afraid of any pressure, which leaves other parties with few options. The freshly-released stamps are less visually aggressive to the ones issued following another test launch on July 4, which portrayed warheads targeting the U.S. Read More »

Lawyer: Trump Tower in Russian Federation considered during campaign

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Cohen stressed that the plan was abandoned for various reasons. Yet a person familiar with the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election told the Journal that the letter of intent, which was among the documents that Trump's longtime friend and former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , turned over to the committee this week, had Rozov's name on it. Read More »

NKorea says it has loaded H-bomb onto ICBM

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U.S. President Donald Trump later insisted that " all options " were on the table in an implied threat of pre-emptive military action, while on Thursday U.S. The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the 11-day joint military exercises the United States and South Korea completed Thursday, involved tens of thousands of US and South Korean troops, though the exercises were conducted largely through computer simulations. Read More »

Howard pulls biggest point-spread upset in college football history

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There is no recorded point-spread on the Appalachian State-Michigan game. No point spread was archived on the game between the Wolverines and the then-Division I-AA Mountaineers. The Rebels started the game flagged for offside on the opening kickoff, and at one point, the officials stopped a play because UNLV's cheerleaders were still on the field. Read More »

Gas prices still rising, many stations empty as holiday weekend begins

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This particular Murphy USA station, which usually sees 3-4 fuel deliveries per day, only got one delivery yesterday, according to the manager on duty. Compared to Thursday, the commodity price has already jumped more than six cents a litre in NY, meaning the increase in New Brunswick is likely to happen tonight. Read More »

North Korea quake points to sixth, most powerful nuclear test

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On Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter where he wrote "The U.S. has been talking to North Korea , and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". alliance, as we have done in the past". Abe called the launching of a North Korean missile over Japan earlier this week an unprecedented and outrageous act. Read More »

Copy-Kluber's 8 innings lead Indians past Tigers

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Tomlin has allowed just two runs in his last 10 innings and the Tigers haven't won a game with Bell on the mound since July 17. Kluber is the only real contender to Boston's Chris Sale in the AL Cy Young Award race and he bounced back from a rare loss by holding the New York Yankees to two runs and three hits in eight innings on Monday. Read More »

North Korea claims to have a hydrogen bomb

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A hydrogen bomb can achieve thousands of kilotons of explosive yield-massively more powerful than some 10 to 15 kilotons that North Korea's last nuclear test in September was estimated to have produced, similar to the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan , in 1945. Read More »

North Korea 'explosion' points to nuclear test

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The president also said South Korea's "talk of appeasement" with its northern neighbor won't work. The bellicose words followed threats from North Korea to launch ballistic missiles toward the U.S. "We will pursue the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula through peace with our allies". The ministry says Russia reaffirms its readiness to participate in negotiations, "including in the context of the implementation of the Russian-Chinese road map". Read More »

RK Singh replaces Piyush Goyal as India's new Power Minister

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Nitish is said to have conveyed to the PM that an important portfolio in the Union cabinet may be given to him, BJP sources said. There was no indication as to the changes being made at the cabinet level amid speculation that Modi could appoint a Defence Minister while shifting Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to some other ministry. Read More »

Wounded Police Officers Out Of Hospital

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The other officer was shot in the arm and leg. O'Toole said the male officer, 35, and female officer, 32, were in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. He said the individual fired on the officers with a "small" assault-style rifle. The bystander is reportedly still in critical condition with a gunshot wound to on her head. Read More »

Top Iloilo drug lord killed in shootout

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The operation was carried by joint elements of the Regional Intelligence Division, Iloilo Provincial Police Office, and the SWAT of the Iloilo City Police Office. The PNP has yet to say if the change in Espenido's assignment had anything to do with the death of Prevendido. PNP Chief Ronald Dela Rosa earlier said if he had his way, he would let Espenido stay in Ozamiz City while he is still fixing the drug problem in the area. Read More »

Princess Mako, fiance all smiles as engagement is finally official

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A series of related rituals, including a betrothal ceremony known as "Nosai no Gi", will be carried out before the couple's wedding, which is expected to take place in autumn next year at the earliest. Mako and Komuro graduated from International Christian University. The Emperor was quoted as saying, "It's good because the weather is fine today". Read More »