• Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions
Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford, left, poses with Japanese Chief of Staff, Joint Staff Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano for a photo during a meeting at Defense Ministry in Tokyo, on August 18, 2017. Pacific territory of Guam. Abe welcomed the assurances from US President Donald Trump that Washington would take any measure necessary to ...

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  • Prominent Anti-poaching Conservationist Killed in Tanzania
Prominent Anti-poaching Conservationist Killed in Tanzania

Lotter told The Times: "The more you go after them, the more situations where confrontation between poachers and rangers will take place". A USA -based conservation group says its South African co-founder has been shot and killed in Tanzania.

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  • Venezuelan constitutional assembly seizes power of opposition-led congress
Venezuelan constitutional assembly seizes power of opposition-led congress

The socialist leader was elected in 2013 but is facing calls to quit from opponents angry at an economic crisis that is causing hunger and deadly violence. Delcy Rodriguez , president of the constituyente, promised the measure would bring peace to nation wracked by months of bloody protests and deep recession.

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  • Philippines will host 2019 SEA Games after all
Philippines will host 2019 SEA Games after all

The Philippine presidential palace has chose to reconsider the earlier decision of not hosting the regional sport event after a meeting with some senior Government officials, including Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano and Chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission William Ramirez.

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  • Three children found dead in Clinton home
Three children found dead in Clinton home

The victims had suffered from trauma to the body, Donelan said. Investigators are looking into a homicide in Clinton after family members found three children dead in their home. "So far in investigation, believe it's confined to this home", Prince George's County Deputy Chief Sammy Patel said. "We have families that we need to be concerned abo...

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  • Prabhas joins the sets of Saaho
Prabhas joins the sets of Saaho

Saaho is a big-ticket multilingual movie which is being made on a whopping budget. Saaho is on sets and shoot is in progress. He will shoot non-stop for the next three weeks. Taking to Twitter, Shraddha wrote, "So so excited to be a part of the "Saaho" team and to be working with Prabhas!" Bankrolled by UV Creations, Saaho has been aimed for summer...

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  • One dead, six injured in South Korean artillery drill
One dead, six injured in South Korean artillery drill

The United States and South Korea originally planned to deploy two USA aircraft carriers, a nuclear-powered submarine and a strategic bomber to the peninsula. Seven servicemen were taken to hospital after the blast at a shooting range in Cherwon, on the border with North Korea, the South's Yonhap news agency cited an army officer as saying, with ...

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  • Trump's manufacturing council, policy forum disbanded
Trump's manufacturing council, policy forum disbanded

That changed after a number of business leaders began exiting Trump's corporate advisory groups this week, following his remarks about violence at a white supremacist gathering and counter-protest in Charlottesville , Virginia. Following yesterday's remarks from the President, I can not remain on the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative. They want Dimon ...

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  • Aretha Franklin planning to open nightclub in MI
Aretha Franklin planning to open nightclub in MI

Franklin now has two concerts on her 2017 tour schedule: an August 26 show in Philadelphia and a September 3 gig in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois. She's now preparing to release another album, which she's working on with Clive Davis and, apparently, Stevie Wonder. She's also set to play at the Toronto Jazz Festival in June 2018 afte...

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  • Don't want to be in contact with Sharif, says Zardari
Don't want to be in contact with Sharif, says Zardari

Recalling past memories, Asif Zardari said he wanted to visit Nawaz Sharif for condolence on the demise of his brother, but he (Nawaz) refused to meet him in order to please the non-democratic forces. Talking to media, here Thursday he said we will not support Nawaz Sharif and his family. Had I refuse to accept the "returning officers' mandate" i...

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  • Keene white nationalist reportedly wanted on felony charges
Keene white nationalist reportedly wanted on felony charges

Some held torches, others chanted " Jews will not replace us ". "We showed our rivals we won't be cowed", Cantwell told VICE. In fact, he says: "We've read things before from a blog titled 'LGBTQ Nation' and I'm, like, OK, fine, if this is so fantastic then go start a nation out of it and see how that pans out for you".

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  • Charlottesville victim's mum rebukes Trump — BBCI
Charlottesville victim's mum rebukes Trump — BBCI

Please note: This is a commentary piece. Heather Hyer was killed when a white nationalist drove his auto through a crowd of protesters. Trump was widely criticized for his initial statements, for placing the blame for the violence "on many sides" and for not condemning white-nationalist groups by name.

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  • US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea
US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea

Mr. Trump tweeted last week. If a threat were to become an action, some wonder what type of impact it could have on the USA dollar. North Korea warned the United States that it will never put its nuclear weapons program on the negotiating table as long as the Trump administration keeps up its "hostile policy and nuclear threat".

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  • Majority of Americans Say Trump's Charlottesville Response 'Not Strong Enough'
Majority of Americans Say Trump's Charlottesville Response 'Not Strong Enough'

The violence that resulted from the "Unite the Right" rally left one woman dead and injured 19 more after a auto rammed into a crowd of people. The vast majority of congressional Republicans remain supportive of the Trump presidency, because the vast majority of GOP voters do.

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  • Dunford: No Room for Racism, Bigotry in US Military
Dunford: No Room for Racism, Bigotry in US Military

But as I wrote last week , that cooperative posture is conditional, dependent in part on USA intentions going forward. But that will require cooperation from China, which the Trump administration has gone to great lengths to alienate. "That is unacceptable, and that is what President [Donald J.] Trump has said ", the chairman said. If such a deal...

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  • Six Flags only flying United States flags now
Six Flags only flying United States flags now

The change comes after the park defended the Confederate States flag to TMZ, saying, "They see a fundamental distinction between the flag they fly and the Confederate Battle flag ". According to the Star-Telegram, flags are only flown at the Arlington, San Antonio and Georgia locations of the park. The park's decision comes after a "Unite the ...

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  • Penn State's Franklin signs contract deal
Penn State's Franklin signs contract deal

Not surprisingly, he's getting rewarded in a big way. Penn State opens the season against Akron at noon September 2 at Beaver Stadium. Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour announced the agreement after the university board unanimously approved Franklin's extension.

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  • China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

He also said he was considering sending a special envoy to North Korea - which last week threatened to fire missiles at the USA territory of Guam - if Pyongyang stopped its provocative actions. Seoul's 10 million people are within firing range of North Korea's artillery, and would be likely to suffer the brunt of the first retaliatory blows in a US...

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  • Total solar eclipse: what we should know
Total solar eclipse: what we should know

Example of eclipse times for cities in the path of totality . What's unusual about this one is that it's the first time in nearly a century that a total solar eclipse will stretch from one coast of the United States to the other. Unfortunately, he said, the corona will not be visible during the partial eclipse we will experience in Martinsville ...

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  • A dilemma of dual citizenship
A dilemma of dual citizenship

Constitutional law experts on Tuesday said Joyce was in "difficulty" after New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English confirmed "unwittingly or not" Joyce was a citizen of New Zealand. Ludlam and Larissa Waters of the Green Party resigned from the Australian Senate on learning they held citizenships in New Zealand and Canada. In a blog post on the...

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