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Search warrant executed at home of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort

The warrant, issued by a federal judge, suggests that authorities may have believed Manafort could not be trusted to turn over all records in response to a grand jury subpoena. It was unclear what documents and material were taken from Mr Manafort's home. An adviser close to the White House told The Post if the Federal Bureau of Investigation wanted the documents, they "could just ask [Manafort] and he would have turned them over". Read More »

Trump says U.S. nuclear arsenal stronger than ever

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Trump tweeted Wednesday: "My first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal". President Donald Trump says the United States' nuclear arsenal is "far stronger and more powerful than ever before". Tillerson has maintained that the United States is open to dialogue with North Korea , if it promises to abandon its development of nuclear weapons. Read More »

Starbucks debuts 'Horchata Frappuccino' made with almond milk

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Horchata Frappuccino has been popular in Central America and Mexico. In some countries it is made with rice, in others milk, nuts or seeds. A 24-ounce venti packs 85 grams of sugar and 480 calories. Even better, the Horchata Almond Milk Frappuccino is super easy to make at home - especially if you've already got an horchata agua fresca recipe on hand. Read More »

Trump Warns DPRK with 'Fire and Fury'

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McCain says he takes exception to Trump's comments "because you got to be sure you can do what you say you're going to do". "Today North Korea became only the third US adversary, after Russian Federation and China, to attain the ability to threaten nuclear war against the United States", said Matthew Kroenig, a nonresident senior fellow with the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council, referring to the Defense Intelligence Agency report. Read More »

Officials in Guam say it's safe from North Korea

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Japan, a key US ally, is also a potential target of North Korean aggression. The announcement came amid sharply escalating tensions between the North, led by Kim Jong Un, and the United States. Although it was not clear if United States president Mr Trump and the Koreans were responding directly to each other, the heightened rhetoric added to the potential for a miscalculation that might bring the nuclear-armed nations into conflict. Read More »

Fear of North Korea attack sends Wall Street spiraling

US stock indexes opened lower on Wednesday as investors turned risk averse following rising tensions between North Korea and the United States. Pyongyang replied it was "carefully examining" a plan to strike Guam, where a US military base is located. Read More »

Rain moves in late in the day

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Partly sunny, with a high near 87. SATURDAY NIGHT: Cloudy skies and spotty rain showers are possible, with a low temperature of 68 degrees. Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Drier air will move in on Wednesday , but an isolated shower or storm will still be possible, with better chances south of the Triangle. THURSDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies continue with an overnight low temperature of 66 degrees. Read More »

North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past

He said: "An attack or threat to Guam is a threat or attack on the United States". "The KPA Strategic Force is now carefully examining the operational plan for making an enveloping fire at the areas around Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 in order to contain the USA major military bases on Guam , including the Anderson Air Force Base", said the spokesman. Read More »

Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury'

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A spokesman for the Korean People's Army said in a statement it was "carefully examining" plans for a missile attack on the U.S. Hours later, North Korea said it was considering strikes near U.S. He criticized Japan's national government, being under the US nuclear umbrella, for not contributing to the United Nations nuclear arms ban treaty. Read More »

Americans are losing trust in Trump's White House

He became the first United States president with the lowest public acceptance rate in the first six months of his term, and was second to Bill Clinton who levels below 50%. Still, only those who say they are very confident approve of the president overall - those merely somewhat confident and those uneasy do not approve, suggesting that his overall ratings could be more tied to how Americans feel about their own prospects than to the economy overall. Read More »

5 questions people are searching about North Korea and the answers

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HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - Residents of the US territory Guam say they're afraid after being caught in the middle of rising tensions between President Donald Trump and North Korea, but Gov. Earlier on Tuesday, President Trump was quick to highlight his administration's success in leading the UN Security Council to unanimously pass sanctions on North Korea. Read More »

Asian shares mostly weaker over North Korea tensions

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Trump spoke hours after reports indicated North Korea can now Wednesday nuclear warheads with its missiles, including its longest-range missiles that may be able to hit the American mainland. The North's statement came two days after the UN Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions to punish the North including a ban on coal and other exports worth over $US1 billion (A$1.26 billion). Read More »

US sent two bombers to Korea this week

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The DIA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence have not commented but the assessment does chime with Japan's defense report, also released on Tuesday (8 August) that it was "possible" Pyongyang had miniaturised a nuclear warhead. Read More »

Will imprisoned Pastor Lim be freed? Canadian officials are negotiating in Pyongyang

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North Korea says it has released a Canadian pastor who has been serving a life sentence since 2015 for anti-state activities over health reasons. There was no obvious direct connection between the release and the standoff with the United States, but North Korea has in the past attracted the attention of Washington, and visits by high-profile Americans, with the detention and release of USA citizens. Read More »

Even the Hawkish Are Concerned by Trump's Leveled Up North Korea Rhetoric

Following Trumps's warning to North Korea , Obama's aide Dan Pfeiffer tweeted: "Don't gloss over the fact that Trump threatened what can only be interpreted as a nuclear attack on North Korea if Kim Jong-un taunts him". Anti-ship cruise missiles were being loaded onto a patrol boat or patrol boats in North Korea. In March, he labeled Un as a " crazy fat kid " during an interview with MSNBC. Read More »

SEBI bans 331 shell companies - Check out the complete list

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Under stage VI of the exchanges' graded surveillance measure, trading in shares of these companies will be halted from Tuesday and will only be allowed on the first Monday of every month. The order has asked exchanges to initiate a process of verifying the credentials of the companies named in the list. "The shares held by the promoters and directors in suchlisted companies shall be allowed to be transferred by depositories only upon verification by concerned exchanges,"the communication ... Read More »

New model gives more accurate picture of opioid, heroin fatalities

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As it stands, more than 50,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2015, surpassing annual HIV and firearm deaths during the peak years of those epidemics. However, for about half the overdose fatalities, unspecified drugs were mentioned, and in one-fifth to one-quarter of the cases, this was the only drug-related designation included. Read More »

Netanyahu Vows He Won't Be Toppled, Has Nothing to Fear

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Ayelet Shaked tells Israel's Channel 2 TV Saturday that ministers have to, but not necessarily prime ministers. What is Netanyahu accused of doing? An Israeli court recently said that the two cases involved " suspicion of the commission of the felonies of bribery, fraud and breach of trust", but did not specify who might be charged for the crimes. Read More »

Special counsel Mueller discloses finances, law firm clients

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About reports that surfaced that Trump was considering firing Mueller, Dowd had a pointed remark to make, and claimed that firing the special counsel had "never been on the table". Trump came under fire previously for a conversation with Comey in which he asked him to end his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Read More »

Sack bank staff who don't learn Kannada in 6 months: KDA

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The authority has also asked the banks to set up Kannada units at all their branches in the state, in line with Hindi units which exist for the implementation of the language. Banks should ensure the employee knows the language while recruiting employees in Kannada . "Since the 80s, we have promoted the use of the local language". Read More »

Indian consumers want imported Chinese products to clear quality standards

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China's top diplomat on the boundary issue, Wang Wenli, told a visiting Indian media delegation that Bhutan has conveyed to Beijing through the diplomatic channels that the area of the standoff is not its territory. "This is indeed a real attempt to change the status quo of the boundary, and it has gravely undermined peace and tranquility of the China-India border area". Read More »

Nagasaki marks anniversary of bombing amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Japanese officials routinely argue that they abhor nuclear weapons, but the nation's defence is firmly set under the United States nuclear umbrella. His remark comes at a time when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party have been eyeing to make Japan's first-ever postwar amendment to the pacifist charter, a move that has proved politically, publicly and internationally decisive. Read More »

Nuke expert doubts North Korea could attack Guam

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The sharp increase in tensions rattled financial markets and prompted warnings from US officials and analysts not to engage in rhetorical slanging matches with North Korea . The bombers are flying show of force missions near North Korea as tensions grow over that country's nuclear weapons program and threats of striking the US mainland with intercontinental ballistic missiles. Read More »