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CIA director predicts more North Korea tests

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North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he watches US actions a little longer, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would seek to prevent war by all means. Read More »

Trump Retweets Cartoon Image Of Trump Train Rolling Over CNN

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The optics of Trump's retweet prompted a quick outcry on the social medium, with many users connecting the visuals used in the image with the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer in Charlottesville on Saturday . Eventually, and seemingly begrudgingly, he condemned hate groups by name. Not to put too fine a point on this, but Americans can either believe the words someone put on a teleprompter for the president to say, or we can believe Trump's true feelings are reflected in everything else ... Read More »

Trump Responds to the Violence in Charlottesville

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The comments came after Saturday's sorrow in Virginia, when a suspected white supremacist drove a auto into a group counter-protesting a hate rally in Charlottesville . But - unfortunately - the President will likely soon have another opportunity, as the white nationalist Richard Spencer has announced his plans to hold another rally in Charlottesville . Read More »

Korea finds some egg products contaminated with pesticide

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The statement follows the breaking of the fipronil scandal, eggs contaminated with the hazardous insecticide were found in the Netherlands and Belgium in early June. To prevent a shortage of eggs, farms that have no chemical issue with their eggs will be allowed to ship their products. Convenience stores also took eggs off the shelf to allay consumer concerns. Read More »

German growth robust, but unimpressive

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Germany, the euro-zone's locomotive, saw its economic output rise by 0.6%, slightly below 0.7% expected. He cautioned, however, that the main drivers supporting the domestic economy, such as rising employment, rising wages and increased government spending, could lose some momentum in the coming quarters. Read More »

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat prevented from hoisting Tricolour in Kerala

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Independence, he said, was "sacred". The district collector had written a missive to the management of the Karnakiamman school clarifying that only the head master or a elected public representative could unfurl the Tricolour. The BJP and its ideological mentor the RSS have said that every one has the right to hoist the national flag. The DC said the administration would take action in the matter. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo may miss up to 12 matches for pushing the referee

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Real Madrid and Barcelona have traditionally won more points when they had to advantage and this gives the Catalans the edge tonight. He laid on a perfectly weighted pass to assist Edinson Cavani and then scored himself when his team-mate repaid the favour by teeing him up for a simple finish. Read More »

Trump Job Approval Rating Now at 34%, New Low

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This likely helps explain why Gallup's recent poll shows Trump's approval rating is at 34 percent - a new low - and his disapproval rating is at 61 percent - a new high. For the week ending Sunday, Trump's approval rating was 36 percent for the seven days. He has averaged 40% so far since taking office. Consequently, the president was widely condemned for not giving a more explicit and firm repudiation of white supremacy. Read More »

USA ready to use its 'military options' if diplomacy fails

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Brooks , head of U.S. armed forces in Korea. "We do not expect that the president of the United States would make that kind of statement", Moon Chung-In said , according to ABC News. Here's an alternative to doing the same thing over and over: Let's take U.S. troops out of South Korea after 70 years. Dunford also thanked Lee, who is retiring, for his service to South Korea and for his personal friendship over the last two years as they worked to strengthen the U.S. Read More »

London Underground Station was Evacuated Briefly because of Damaged Train

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Police officers and the London Fire Brigade are attending the incident. "Two fire engines and 10 firefighters were called to reports of smoke on platform at Holborn underground station this morning". User Sophie Walker posted: "Holborn station evacuated, there's smoke and people are crying and freaking out". Video clips on social media showed that commuters were walking calmly as heavy smoke could be seen behind them on the tube platform. Read More »

London Fire Brigade Says 'Defective Train' Behind Smoke Alert at Holborn Tube

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Two fire engines and 10 firefighters were sent to Holborn station, and the Central line was temporarily suspended between Liverpool Street and White City following the "fire alert". Passenger Sarah Marshall told The Telegraph : 'There was smoke at one end of the station, a high pitched bang and a smell . At the same time, according to the London metro, the incident was associated with the malfunction of the train. Read More »

United Kingdom police say defective train sparked Holborn station evacuation

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London Fire Brigade said two fire engines and 10 firefighters are at the scene. It comes just four days after two people were taken to hospital following a fire on a train at Oxford Circus . The Central Line's Twitter account said trains were initially being held at the station while a "faulty train" was inspected. "The station has been evacuated". Read More »

Grace Mugabe alleged to have beaten Joburg model with an extension cord

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The alleged attack was said to have happened the night before in a hotel room in Johannesburg, South Africa , with Grace Mugabe surrounded by bodyguards at the time of the incident. Clayson Monyela, spokesman for the department of worldwide relations, told The Star newspaper that Mugabe might not receive diplomatic immunity. "Firstly for it to apply she needs to be here on official business". Read More »

Clear night for stargazers watching Perseid showers

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Earth will pass through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle from July 17 to August 24, with the shower's peak - when Earth passes through the densest, dustiest area - occurring on August 12. A normal Perseid event can bring 50 or more meteors an hour at the peak, according to Space .com. Earth passes close to its orbit each year in July and August, providing the best vantage point for seeing them. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's disappearance sparks concerns missile launch could be imminent

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Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman. Kim Jong Un is threatning to fire nuclear missiles at a nation he is not at war with, which has at least a thousand times as much nuclear firepower as he does. Mr. Trump has pushed China to pressure North Korea to halt a nuclear weapons program that is nearing the capability of targeting the United States . Read More »

Mother of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump

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The marchers, who were speaking out against neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan, condemned the violence in the USA, which resulted in the death of Heather Heyer when a vehicle plowed into a group of people protesting against the white supremacists. Read More »

Florida couple hospitalized after grill explodes

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Two people were injured in Florida, when a gas grill exploded inside their vehicle. The propane tank was open on the grill, and was venting propane into the interior of the auto. The couple was transported to the hospital and treated for burns, but suffered no life-threatening injuries. Images shared on social media by Orlando Police show the auto in ruins, with the windshield completely blown out and the roof partially removed. Read More »

North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting

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Possible topics this year could be the sanctions unanimously passed in the UN Security Council, which aim at reducing North Korea's annual global trade revenue by a third, or Pyongyang's trading of dire threats with Washington last week. "In the president's words they are behind us 1,000 percent". He added, "That's exactly the policy of the Trump administration". Despite expecting further missile testing, Mr Pompeo denied there is an imminent threat of nuclear war. Read More »

North Korea : CIA chief says 'nothing imminent' in standoff

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There's no indication war will break out, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said in separate Sunday talk-show appearances. Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday that U.S. The US has about 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea . Donald Trump in particular has promised "fire and anger" at North Korea . Read More »

Iranian parliament approves anti-US bill

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Our first priority is to stop this". Briefing Israeli government ministers on Sunday, Cohen said that the Middle East is "changing for the worse", as Iran is spreading its influence both directly through Iranian forces and via local proxies in Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Yemen. Read More »

Venezuelan President Maduro Announces Military Drills

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A spokeswoman says Trump denounces "all forms of violence, bigotry and hatred". Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Saturday said that Trump's comments threatened peace and stability in his country. After the election, the United States slapped a string of sanctions on Venezuelan individuals involved in the creation of the ANC, including Maduro, who later rebuffed the measure that targeted him personally. Read More »