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North Korea Discord Goes Beyond Discourse To A Show Of Military Force

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Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter escorts flew in global airspace over the waters east of North Korea in response to Pyongyang's "reckless behavior", Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said in a statement. There have been repeated appeals for calm from the United Nations, Russia and China. "This further advances our strategy to fully isolate North Korea in order to achieve our broader objectives of a peaceful and denuclearized Korean peninsula", US Treasury Secretary ... Read More »

United States aircraft carrier & bomber 'under attack' in doctored N. Korea footage

Dana White, chief Pentagon spokeswoman, said in a statement Saturday that U.S. B-1 bomber and F-15 fighter jets launched from airfields in the region and flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea . The news - which is sure to inflame tensions with Pyongyang - came as the US Air Force carried out practice bombing raids in a show of force over the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Protest the POLICE not the USA flag

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began the practice of kneeling during the anthem in protest of police brutality and racial inequities previous year. That's not what I'm saying. HUCKABEE SANDERS: This is about the president being for something. "This is about the President and millions of American being for something", like "honoring our flag". Read More »

N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after United States bomber flight

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Kim hit back with a personal attack on Trump, branding him "mentally deranged" and a "dotard" and warning he would "pay dearly" for his threat. Speaking earlier in NY, where he had been attending the annual U.N. The U.N. charter recognizes all member states' right to self-defense, he said. White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster defended Trump's rhetoric and said on Monday he agreed that the risk was that Kim might fail to realise the danger he and his country were facing. Read More »

USA bombers stage NorthKorea show of force

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Military analysts say North Korea doesn't have either the capability or the intent to attack USA bombers and fighter jets, despite the country's top diplomat saying it has every right do so. "The gravity of this threat is unprecedented". South Korea and China have increased their close communication to peacefully resolve the North Korea's nuclear and missile issue. Read More »

Growth Analysis of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc holds 3.25 million shares with $202.23M value, down from 4.45M last quarter. Jupiter Asset Management invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ). 710,989 shares or 7.05% less from 764,879 shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT ). Read More »

Twitter Explains Why Donald Trump's Tweets Don't Violate Its Rules

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North Korea's foreign minister claimed Monday that the president's "they won't be around much longer!" tweet amounted to a declaration of war against the nation. However, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey later said the company takes " newsworthiness " into consideration, adding that it is "important to hear directly from our leadership". Read More »

Saudi King issues order allowing women to drive

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The move was welcomed by the USA state department which called it "a great step in the right direction". Saudi Arabia has consistently been ranked as one of the worst countries for gender equality. In his third official trip as Somali president, Farmaajo arrived in Jeddah on Tuesday for talks on trade, security, and other areas, with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, his Son and crown Prince, Mohamed Bin Salman, according to statement released by the Presidency, and obtained by GO. Read More »

Twitter has no problem with Donald Trump's 'newsworthy' tweets

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North Korea claimed it would begin taking self-defensive countermeasures, including shooting down USA military planes, even if they aren't flying over the country. "This has always been internal policy and we'll soon update our public-facing rules to reflect it". "Among the considerations is its "newsworthiness" and whether a Tweet is of public interest. Read More »

Parent on school run who drove at teacher is jailed

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The event occurred at the Winston Churchill School in Working, Surrey. Rainer Schoeman was jailed for 10 months at Guildford Crown Court on Friday, having earlier pleaded guilty to causing actual bodily harm , unsafe driving, driving without insurance and not having an MOT (an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required for some vehicles in Great Britain) certificate. Read More »

Hungary Threatens 'Pain' For Ukraine Over Controversial Language Law

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In particular, the Ukrainian education minister said she plans to hold talks on the issue with her Romanian counterpart on Wednesday and with Hungarian education minister on October 19. Romania made a similarly critical statement and cancelled a state visit to Ukraine by President Klaus Werner Iohannis in protest last week. Language is a highly sensitive topic across the region - Ukrainian was sidelined when Ukraine was under the sway of the Soviet Union. Read More »

Diego Costa's Farewell Message To Antonio Conte And The Chelsea Fans

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Pedro scored the other goal as Chelsea took advantage of a lackluster Stoke display to cruise to an easy win at Britannia Stadium. We wish him all the best for the future. "While Costa is a bulldozing centre forward never slow to go to war with central defenders, Morata goes about his business in a more refined manner, relying on stealthy movement and an ability to find space in the opposition penalty area". Read More »

Prototypes for Trump's border wall break ground in San Diego

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All eight prototypes will be between 18 feet and 30 feet high. "Our multi-pronged strategy to ensure the safety and security of the American people includes barriers, infrastructure, technology and people", said Ronald Vitiello, CBP's acting deputy commissioner. Read More »

Donald Trump once wanted to sex with Princess Diana

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Top of the list was wife Melania, followed by ex-wife Ivana, and third was Diana. Tiffany has often been referred to as "the Other Trump ". This past week, Newsweek had the great honor of receiving exclusive access to the complete archival audio of Trump's multitudinous visits to one Mr. Read More »

Baby found abandoned in auto seat along Oklahoma interstate

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The driver of the van said he at first thought he saw a doll in the vehicle seat, but he immediately stopped the van to check when he saw "two little feet" kicking. Witnesses said the baby appeared calm and was not hot or sweating, leading investigators to believe he had just been dropped off. Police also found $5,500 in cash, a birth certificate, Social Security cards and a cellphone near the vehicle seat. Read More »

First Group from Australia's Detention Camp Heading to New Home in US

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The trial will see some of the transferees in Manus fly to Port Moresby to give evidence in court later this week. "They're the first group that have been approved, that have gone through the extreme vetting process and have met all the requirements for resettlement", Beverly Thacker, the embassy's public affairs officer, said. Read More »

Extra police sent to stop referendum in Catalonia, Spain

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Catalan leaders, however, say they are still determined to see the referendum through even if they recognise their plans have been seriously hindered. On Wednesday the Guardia Civil , Spain's national police, stormed ministries and buildings in Barcelona belonging to Catalonia's regional government, including the economy department, foreign affairs department, and social affairs department. Read More »

Qatar Airways places $2.2B Boeing order

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In June, Qatar Airways confirmed an order for 20 Boeing 737 jets and said at the time it was waiting on next steps in its possible expansions in Italy and India before deciding whether to exercise further options. Qatar has found itself regionally isolated since June 5 after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut all ties, accusing Doha of bankrolling Islamist extremists and being too close to Iran. Read More »

North Korea bolstering its defence

The Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (the North's official name) has been eager to have a dialogue with the United States, to the exclusion of China, Japan and South Korea. In his debut address to the General Assembly, Trump pledged to " totally destroy " North Korea if the United States is forced to protect itself or its allies. Read More »

White House: Trump's 'SOB' Comments Are Patriotic

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She later clarified that she wasn't suggesting people protest police, but was pointing out that it is inappropriate to protest the flag over their concerns. "The president has a lot of people with a variety of backgrounds and certainly with a variety of opinions". Fox News' John Roberts asked Sanders whether Trump regrets using the term at a rally Friday night and then calling for players to be fired if they protest the national anthem. Read More »

Groups mobilize for National Voter Registration Day set for Tuesday

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During previous elections, college-aged voters have been less likely to cast a vote than their grandparents, parents and even their older siblings, according to a previous Post report . Those without a printer can request a paper form be mailed to them here. As of September 2017, 35 states and the District of Columbia offer online voter registration. Read More »

Probe panel formed; TTV Dhinakaran 'has' video of late CM J Jayalalithaa

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Arumughaswamy Commission set up to probe her death may have a tough time arriving at the correct conclusion through this confusing maze of contradictions. Dinakaran stated that Jayalalithaa was always conscious about her image and maintained dignity in public life, so much so, she would never allow herself to be seen by outsiders when she was in informal attire such as a night gown. Read More »

Donald Trump has declared war on us says North Korea

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Speaking through a translator to reporters in New York City, Ri said he "wished" conflict between the United States and North Korea would not go any further than a war of words. North Korea has declared that it will shoot down U.S. jets and stated that Donald Trump's recent tweet was an open declaration of war against the country. Read More »

Steelers player who stood for national anthem now has top-selling NFL jersey

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The White House press secretary defended Trump's decision to wade into the issue, arguing that far from being a distraction, it's "always appropriate" for the President to defend the flag, the national anthem and those who protect the U.S. Asked about the divisiveness of the statement, and how much time Trump spent Monday morning tweeting on that subject while tweeting nothing about the dire situation in Puerto Rico, Sanders insisted Trump is "emphasizing something that should be unifying: ... Read More »

Scientists Spot Marker for CTE in Living Football Players

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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE ), a progressive degenerative brain disease found in people with a history of repeated head trauma, can now be detected only after death, through an autopsy. Of the 23 brains studied, 19 belonged to professional football players - including 18 who played in the NFL - and four others who reached the college level. Read More »

PH asserts independent foreign policy, rejects UNHRC recommendations on EJKs

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Aside from those calling for an independent probe of alleged extrajudicial killings , Manila also denied calls against the reinstatement of the death penalty, lowering of the minimum age of criminal liability and the request to allow United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamard to conduct a visit in the country. Read More »

Eight Amendment referendum to take place in May or June, 2018

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Ireland plans to hold a referendum next May or June on whether it should loosen some of the strictest abortion laws in the world, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday. Anti-abortion supporters demand no further changes to the law. Meanwhile, Article 41.2.1 of the Constitution deals with women in the home and states: "The State recognises that that by her life within the home, woman gives to the State a support without which the common good can not be achieved". Read More »

Trump ally Stone rejects Russian Federation allegations, promises 'truth'

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Longtime Donald Trump associate and self-described dirty trickster Roger Stone said that Russian Federation did not interfere in the 2016 election and charged that Democratic leaders unfairly accused him of collusion in a statement released hours before his Tuesday testimony before the House Intelligence Committee. Read More »

Four college basketball assistant coaches hit with federal fraud, corruption charges

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Attorney Joon H. Kim at a news conference. Managers, financial advisers and representatives of a major global sports company have also been charged . According to Business Insider , Gatto and the other defendants reportedly funneled $100,000 to the family of a high school basketball player to convince the player to sign with a "public research university" in Kentucky. Read More »

Sarah Jessica Parker Offering Intimate NYC Tour On Airbnb

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Parker, a NYC Ballet board member, told the Associated Press that the ballet is "one of the great cultural experiences anybody can have". Act quickly, though, because there are only four spaces at $400 each, first come, first served and guests must be available to go shopping on October 6. Read More »