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North Korea foreign minister says Trump has 'declared war'

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To achieve the goal, the United States will apply "the most maximum economic and diplomatic pressures as possible at this point" on North Korea in partnership with other members of the global community, she said . Euan Graham, director of the International Security Program at Sydney's Lowy Institute, said while the physical threat of war had not increased, every unfulfilled threat from the USA did damage to its international position. Read More »

Luke Bryan To Be Judge On 'American Idol' Reboot

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Representatives for ABC told Vanity Fair they have no comment on the judging rumors. The show is set to start auditions rounds next week. Bryan will join the previously announced Katy Perry on the much-anticipated judges' panel, which is still trying to find its third and final judge before auditions officially begin next week. Read More »

North Korea bolstering its defence

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Either option poses problems, according to Park Dae-kwang, a research fellow who studies North Korea's air force capabilities at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses. He said that pressure on North Korea had increased following a United Nations sanctions resolution. On Saturday, Ri said Trump's rhetoric makes a missile attack on "the entire US mainland inevitable all the more". Read More »

Accountability court to formally indict Ishaq Dar on Sep 27

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Prosecutors submitted details of serving of court notices to the accused and display of the court orders at the Islamabad and Lahore residences of the finance minister. The corruption reference was filed by the NAB in light of the Supreme Court's July 28 judgment in the Panama Papers case. Nawaz and Maryam were upset with Dar over his deep relations with powerful circles and he has provided important documents and information to a joint investigation team (JIT) through various sources ... Read More »

Gillespie narrows gap on Northam in Roanoke College poll

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Northam has strong support in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads. Gillespie had a slight edge among voters in the rural south and southwest Virginia, and an eight-point lead in the Richmond-central-Virginia area. With regard to Confederate monuments, a majority (62%) views them as historical objects, while only 28 percent see them as racist symbols. Nearly three out of four Gillespie voters (72%) say Trump is not a factor in their choice. Read More »

Student drowns in pond as friends take selfies

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The 17-year-old boy, named in local media as Vishwas G, drowned in a large pond near Bengaluru after he and a group of students made a decision to go swimming. Vishwas was part of a team of around 21 students who had visited Ravagudlu, in Kanakpura, in the outskirts of the city on Saturday for a trekking trip, and were expected to return tot the city on Sunday evening. Read More »

Appeals Court Overturns Skelos' Conviction

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The former lawmaker and his son were found guilty of swapping official favors in exchange for jobs and other benefits received by Adam Skelos. The US Supreme Court a year ago overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell , finding that routine acts such as setting up meetings or contacting other politicians did not qualify as "official acts" under federal bribery statutes. Read More »

Surgeon Nasser Kurdy stabbed outside Altrincham mosque says he forgives attacker

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Ian Anthony Rook, of no fixed abode, will attend Manchester Magistrates' Court on Tuesday where he will be accused of assault and possession of a lethal weapon. Members of the congregation spoke of their shock following the attack which they say is out of character for the area, the report said. Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward. Read More »

Sessions Equates Student Protesters To KKK During Remarks On Free Speech

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He called the protests by National Football League team owners and players a "big mistake", adding that it will "weaken the commitment we have to this nation". Despite all the discord between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump , the AG is standing firmly behind the President on the issue of National Football League protests. Read More »

UN Security Council to meet on Myanmar on Thursday

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Myanmar's Buddhist majority denies the Rohingya Muslims citizenship, considering them Bangladeshis living in the country illegally. About 1,000 teachers, staff and students have urged the Myanmar government to take back their citizens who fled to Bangladesh since August 25. Read More »

Woman becomes first US Marine Corps infantry officer

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Infantry Officer Course is one of the Corps' toughest schools, where officers learn combat skills, patrolling, and leadership over 13 weeks of training. Many female Marines have earned spots in combat posts since then, but only four women have attempted to become Marine infantry officers, according to a spokeswoman for the Corps, Sarah Burns. Read More »

North Korea bolsters defences after flight by USA bombers, rhetoric escalates

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According to members of South Korean parliamentary intelligence committee, however, North Korea may be incapable of detecting US Air Force maneuvers near its borders. "The world must remember clearly that it was the USA that first declared war on us". "We have not declared war on North Korea and frankly the suggestion of that is absurd" White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Read More »

140 pro-independence websites shut down in Catalonia

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Local MP Mickey Brady has called on members of the global community to support the right of the Catalan people to hold an independence referendum on 1st October amid mounting Spanish opposition to the vote. Maza has denied that the government was being heavy-handed. Catalonia's President has accused the government of massive and profoundly undemocratic overreaction toward the region's independence. Read More »

North Korea are "terrorists", say Otto Warmbier's parents

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Otto Warmbier , the United States student who died after he was released from North Korea with severe neurological damage, lives on in spirit. At the time of Warmbier's release, a White House official said Joseph Yun, the USA envoy on North Korea, had met with North Korean foreign ministry representatives in Norway the previous month. Read More »

Volvo Cars To Build Second Assembly Line at SC Plant

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Gov. Henry McMaster said in making the announcement. This comes after Volvo announced they are planning to expand ahead of the plant opening. The move takes the company's total investment in its USA manufacturing operations to more than $1.1bn and will raise the total of new jobs created at the Charleston site to about 4,000. Read More »

London photographer's hero-groom wedding photos go viral

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Two other children told the couple that they had pushed the boy in while they were playing. Neither she nor Hatt noticed that one boy had fallen into the water until Clayton sprang into action. The child was then taken away by one of his older siblings. "Almost as soon as I realized what was going on he already saved the day". As for Mrs Cook, she said her husband's selfless actions are exactly why she married him. Read More »

Liz Dawn: A life of drama and humour

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Coronation Street said in a statement that "her family at Coronation Street are heartbroken". She said: "Leaving Bill will be the hardest thing I will have to face". "She was one of the most amusing, kind and genuine people I have ever known and I will miss her so much". I'll miss her asking how I am. Due to complications with her emphysema, Liz asked to be written out of the show and Vera passed away in emotional scenes in January 2008. Read More »

Longmont weather: Partly sunny skies with a high of 62

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Saturday will be partly sunny and cool with a slight chance for a morning shower. Seas are slight, occasionally normal, with waves 1.5 metres, occasionally two metres in open waters and less than one metre in sheltered areas. South wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Friday night , expect a low of 52 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. Read More »

Medicaid directors, including Alaska's, sign statement critical of GOP health bill

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Still, supporters of the measure were dealt a blow Friday when Sen. And other Republican senators joined in the no-chorus over the weekend, including John McCain of Arizona and even Ted Cruz of Texas, though for very different reasons. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat. "Taking it away, I'm not going to have the money to take her to the hospital, I'm not going to have the money to pay for her procedures". Read More »

North Korean FM says Trump has declared war on his country

While the comments may be read as an implicit threat to eliminate Kim, administration officials said Washington hadn't changed its policy and the USA isn't seeking regime change in Pyongyang. "The world, including all member states now attending the United Nations General Assembly, must clearly remember that this time, America declared war on us first". Read More »

Marouane Fellaini to miss Moscow trip with injury

Mkhitaryan told today's press conference: "Of course everyone knows he is very demanding and what he says is right and he didn't say exact names but if we have done something bad". " Manchester United is a massive club and we are focused on trying to win this competition", he said . Now he is a central figure, his surging runs a thrilling component of United's play, and with five assists in his first six Premier League games, he has already comfortably surpassed his tally of one from ... Read More »