• Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump
Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump

Trump doubled down Thursday, saying his previous bold statements might not have been "strong enough" for Kim Jong Un , whose regime announced a plan to fire four missiles near the USA island territory of Guam in response to the White House's bold rhetoric.

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  • North Korean missiles and the challenges they pose to the United States
North Korean missiles and the challenges they pose to the United States

The Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile interceptors were deployed in Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi prefectures, which North Korea said its missiles could cross over, as well as Ehime which is located between Hiroshima and Kochi. Sullivan was hesitant to directly criticize the president for his somewhat brash remarks on North Korea, but made it cl...

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  • US Not Interested in Talking About Back Channels With North Korea
US Not Interested in Talking About Back Channels With North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has emphasized publicly that the US' goal is to start talks with North Korea - with the important caveat that Pyongyang first relinquish its pursuit of nuclear weapons. On Thursday, Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Tillerson's diplomatic efforts to contain North Korea, saying they were working and that they re...

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  • Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks
Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks

But amid the reassurances, something seemed... off. "All over the world they're talking about Guam and they're talking about you", he continued. Calvo had the president on speaker phone, and posted a video of the exchange to his Facebook page.

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  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Poonch, one jawan martyred
Pakistan again violates ceasefire in Poonch, one jawan martyred

The Indian Army personnel guarding the border posts retaliated strongly and effectively. According to reports, Pakistan abused truce along the Line of Control (LoC) in Mendhar part around 5.30 am and the Indian Army struck back unequivocally to the irregular terminating.

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  • 1 dead in small plane crash in New Milford
1 dead in small plane crash in New Milford

The man was taken to Danbury Hospital by ambulance. The third person on the plane was 44-year-old Peter Jellen, of NY, who was seriously injured but able to walk from the crash to a nearby home and call for help, police said. Police said the co-pilot, a flight instructor employed by Arrow Aviation; Anthony J. Morasco, was killed in the crash. "...

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  • Trump threats are toothless - but endanger us all
Trump threats are toothless - but endanger us all

The developments with North Korea have occurred while Congress has largely deserted Washington for its month-long August recess, leaving the President's comments to stand for themselves without much chance for congressional leaders to weigh in or potentially moderate his rhetoric.

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  • Trump Says US Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons
Trump Says US Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons

The directive was issued a week after Trump took office, and was preceded by more than a dozen orders on other topics. usa president Donald Trump has said North Korea could be met with America's " fire and fury ", with North Korea responding with talk of a potential missile attack in the direction of the United States territory of Guam...

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  • Trump, China's Xi committed to denuclearization of Korean peninsula - White House
Trump, China's Xi committed to denuclearization of Korean peninsula - White House

Trump also mentioned that he will push for more funding to go towards anti-missile defense due to the threat of North Korea and other countries. The US gets better outcomes in worldwide disputes when the president makes more resolute statements, according to Roseanne McManus, an assistant professor at Baruch College, City University of NY, who st...

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  • Light plane flips on landing in Queensland
Light plane flips on landing in Queensland

Those three were in a stable condition on the Sunshine Coast. "Enquiries are underway to establish the cause of the accident, that includes the Australian Transport Safety Bureau being advised, and we're making the necessary arrangements through our forensic crash officers to investigate the cause of the accident", he said.

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  • Trump praises new UN sanctions on North Korea
Trump praises new UN sanctions on North Korea

Opening new joint ventures with the North is prohibited as well as making new investments in current ventures. There is a possibility that the threat of sanctions may drive the North to significantly accelerate its weapons development program.

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  • Trump Speaks to Guam Governor About... Tourism?
Trump Speaks to Guam Governor About... Tourism?

Eddie Calvo said. "I just wanted to pay my respect", Trump said to Calvo over the phone. "You've become extremely famous". All over the world they're talking about Guam and they're talking about you. "They should have had me eight years ago, or somebody with my thought process". Governor Eddie Calvo during a press briefing on Friday told ever...

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  • S&P falls 1.4% in safety flight on North Korea tensions
S&P falls 1.4% in safety flight on North Korea tensions

Investors are losing enthusiasm for Canada's banking stocks as a slowdown in the country's housing market dents banks' growth prospects, with insurance companies seen as a better bet to benefit from higher interest rates. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) soared more than 40% to trade at 15.98. And Blue Apron shares dipped after its first earnin...

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  • Fargo Public Library to host two solar eclipse events
Fargo Public Library to host two solar eclipse events

A solar eclipse hasn't happened in the United States since 1979, and not from Atlantic to Pacific in 99 years. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon blocks the view of the sun. "It's getting hard to find them now", he said. "We'll come around one more time and from the station side we'll see about an 85 percent eclipse of the sun looking up (at 4:...

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  • Byron board member says he is
Byron board member says he is "wrongly implicated" in Putney Bridge incident

Metropolitan Police today released the city banker, saying they had "eliminated him from the investigation". Duncan Lewis solicitors issued a statement on Twitter claiming Bellquist was not in Britain when the attack happened in May. After passing a man in a suit, he seems to abruptly shove another pedestrian , unprompted, as a bus approaches f...

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  • Woman killed by Minneapolis officer remembered as spiritual and caring
Woman killed by Minneapolis officer remembered as spiritual and caring

An Australian flag was displayed prominently on the stage next to Damond's picture. An Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call will be remembered at a public memorial at a lake near her home.

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  • Swine flu toll rises to eight in Odisha
Swine flu toll rises to eight in Odisha

Earlier, two doctors were tested positive for the virus. The first dengue victim case was reported on August 9 when 35-year-old daily wager Som Prakash Mishra of Bihar died while undergoing treatment at the same hospital. Director of health services KC Dash said doctors and other staff treating swine flu patients were vulnerable because they come...

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  • Korea: 3.5 million sign up to fight against US
Korea: 3.5 million sign up to fight against US

Washington and Pyongyang have been engaged in an escalating war of words since Wednesday when Trump warned of " fire and fury like the world has never seen " if the North continues escalating its nuclear threat. In the meantime, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that there is a strong risk that Washington and Pyongyang could e...

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  • Sebastian Gorka Just Increased The Chances of Nuclear War
Sebastian Gorka Just Increased The Chances of Nuclear War

CLAMAN: It's now big enough that Heather Nauert , the spokesperson for Rex Tillerson was asked about it, she even said as she was walking to the press event there that she was told about it. It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Washington knows it would be wise to try to ...

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  • East Harling murder: Man held over Peter Wrighton stabbing
East Harling murder: Man held over Peter Wrighton stabbing

His vehicle, a red Skoda Fabia, was parked close to The Street, the road close to the heathland where he was walking his dogs Dylan and Gemma. Cops probing his murder have released CCTV footage of him at Kenninghall Post Office, Norfolk, between 10.08am and 10.12am on Saturday - half an hour before his body was discovered.

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