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Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

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The programme also examines the family feud that led leader Kim Jong Un to order the audacious assassination of his elder half-brother Kim Jong Nam at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport six months ago. Earlier this week Donald Trump vowed that Washington would respond to further threats with "fire and fury", while Pyongyang has accused the USA president of "driving" the Korean peninsula to the "brink of a nuclear war". Read More »

France's Macron speaks to Trump, warns over N Korea escalation

North Korea warned foreign diplomats to leave Pyongyang in 2013 when it suspended work at a joint inter-Korean industrial park and threatened missile strikes on U.S. Trump responded to that development by threatening to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. Since then, Trump has exchanged threats with North Korea, which said Wednesday that its military would have plans in place by mid-August to attack waters near the U.S. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: Man City need to improve attacking to have title hopes

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Guardiola said: "Hopefully next season I will be here and we are not going to spend how we spent this season". We were not able with those players to find a solution. "The big teams have to handle all situations". He said: "I think if you see the team last season and this season, (from) the four (pre-season) games we played, the fundamentals are the same". Read More »

Here is why NCP missed Opposition meeting called by Sonia Gandhi

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He lauded Siddaramaiah for announcing the farm loan waiver in Karnataka. The party's state unit felicitated Gandhi for his role in getting special status to the region during the UPA rule by an amendment to Article 371 (J) of the Constitution, which provides more seats in educational institutions and government jobs for its people. Read More »

N.Korea Snubs S.Korea at ASEAN Forum

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As a sign of the booming ties between China and the 10-country group, China has been Asean's largest trade partner for eight years. However, China unilaterally started work to build artificial islands and military facilities in that sea area, and this has prompted ASEAN to advocate devising a pertinent code of conduct at an early date. Read More »

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

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Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Long-standing tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme worsened when it tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. "He responds to adverse circumstances", he said. Who said it: Trump or Kim? He said he doesn't think the U.S.is closer to war than a week ago, but closer to war than a decade ago. Read More »

Bolt injured in relay final

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The last three weeks have been hard for him, you know. There will be a fair amount of emotion from the stands as Mo Farah also runs in his last track race - the 5,000 metres final. "I drank like two bottles of water". Even had he not been injured, Bolt would have been hard-pressed to catch Great Britain's Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, who held off 100m silver medallist Christian Coleman of the U.S. Read More »

North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime

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The exclamation came after President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of "fire and fury like the world has never seen". Like other USA territories, Guam has a sometimes complicated relationship with the US mainland but many across the island say despite the threats and concerns they feel reassured and protected by the military - especially in times of tense, geopolitical sparring. Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea

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But be careful, the increased likelihood of a nuclear missile strikes the United States is a very risky threat", added the director of the u.s. central intelligence agency. North Korea, for its part, threatened to shoot four missiles towards the island of Guam, a strategic outpost of the u.s. forces in the Pacific, where are stationed about 6,000 american soldiers. Read More »

Parents' outrage as 35 children die in Indian hospital in three days

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Chief Medical Superintendent of the hospital Dr RS Shukla refuted reports that the deaths had been caused by lack of oxygen supplies. The letter was written to the hospital authorities on August 3 and 10 informing them about the shortage of oxygen cylinders as Pushpa Sales stopped supply over pending payment. Read More »

3 women murdered in grisly hammer attack at NY home

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He's accused of flying into a rage when he showed up at the house around 2:15 a.m. Saturday and discovered the doors locked. He then broke in through the basement and found his 58-year-old mother in the kitchen where he beat her with the hammer until she died, said reports. Read More »

ASEAN, China Adopt Framework for Maritime Code of Conduct

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In Phnom Penh, Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said he called on the North to soften its stance during a meeting with its foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho , in Manila . China is ready to bring greater closeness to the China-Asean Community of Shared Destiny to make it an example within the Asian Community of Shared Destiny, President Xi Jinping said. Read More »

In Manila, North Korea blames U.S. for nukes

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He also said Ri spoke before he did in the order of statements. "ASEAN stands ready to play a constructive role in contributing to peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula". A similar statement from last year's ASEAN Regional Forum simply noted "shared concern" over North Korea. But he says it won't be a matter of a mere 30-day pause leading to the US being willing to talk. Read More »

Steve Bannon is hurting Trump's agenda, Scaramucci says

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He also called on Trump to distance himself from top adviser Steve Bannon , the divisive former head of Breitbart News who Scaramucci argued was pulling Trump too far to the right and was "not serving the president's interest". McMaster for calling it out for what it is - it's actually terrorism". In late July, the White House announced that Scaramucci resigned from his position after just 10 days in office to allow newly appointed communications director to have "a clean slate and the ... Read More »

Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

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John Conyers of Missouri. Earlier this week Donald Trump vowed that Washington would respond to further threats with " fire and fury ", while Pyongyang has accused the United States president of "driving" the Korean peninsula to the "brink of a nuclear war". Read More »

Only 38.44% students pass intermediate special exam

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Candidates seeking betterment and candidates those have failed in the final examinations have attempted the Bihar 12 Compartment examinations. Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has declared the results for Class 12 compartment examination 2017. Read More »

Weather forecast: Storms to shift inland Sunday

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More chances of rain and storms (mainly during the overnight hours) Wednesday and Thursday. Hopefully, we will have a clear sky to enjoy the solar eclipse, which will peak at 90% of totality in Montgomery (give or take a couple % if you live to the north or south in the viewing area). Read More »

Defense Secretary, Schwarzenegger say U.S. ready to respond

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Hours after President Donald Trump intensified his threat to rain " fire and fury " upon North Korea, Mattis said war would be "catastrophic". A number of USA allies, including Australia and Japan, have said that they're prepared to stand with Trump and will take military action against North Korea if Jong Un launches an attack against Guam, according to Fox News . Read More »

Scaramucci says Trump 'knows what he's going to do with' Bannon

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If you were White House communications director yesterday, would you have advised he give that statement? "I wouldn't have recommended that statement". Trump has long decried leaks of sensitive information to media, such as specifics of his Oval Office conversations with world leaders earlier this year, as well as details surrounding the palace intrigue around the White House. Read More »

Tropical depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Gert today

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A cold front along the East Coast should keep the depression away from the eastern seaboard. The depression is expected to develop into a tropical storm on Sunday. The low pressure area off the coast of Florida is now moving north and is given a slight, 10 percent, chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next five days. Read More »

Indian Tourists Among 600 Stranded Due To Nepal Floods

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Thousands of residents had been forced out of their houses in the hardest-hit areas, officials said, warning that the death toll could rise as at least 17 people were still missing. Biratnagar airport has been closed after flood water gushed into the airport area. Monsoon rains from June to September are important for farm-dependent Nepal, but they also cause havoc each year. Read More »

U.S. probes China's copyright rules

Trump has said he would be more amenable to going easy on Beijing if it were more aggressive in reining in North Korea. -China trading relationship. When asked about the delay, the dministration officials did not address the question directly. The trade investigation is expected to be only one part of a multi-pronged push by the Trump administration to counter perceived Chinese trade abuses, which Trump frequently railed against as a candidate. Read More »

Gold buoyed by North Korea tensions, USA inflation data

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Japanese markets were closed for a holiday, but the tense mood dragged Asian shares lower and an MSCI index of stocks across the globe posted its largest weekly drop since the week before Donald Trump won the USA presidential election in November. Read More »