• Nagasaki mayor pleads for end to nuke threat on anniversary
Nagasaki mayor pleads for end to nuke threat on anniversary

Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue (2nd R) and other representatives carry wreaths for the United States atomic bomb victims during a ceremony at the Peace Memorial Park in Nagasaki, Japan, on August 9, 2017. This year's ceremony was held only hours after US President Donald Trump said North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" if it continued making ...

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HBO's "Ballers" Renewed For Season 4; "Insecure" Earns Season 3 Pickup

Just three episodes into its second season, Insecure has nabbed a third season. "We're thrilled that the summer lineup of Ballers and Insecure connected with our viewers out of the gate", said Amy Gravitt , executive vice president, HBO Programming.

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  • North Korea threatens strike on base with Ellsworth airmen
North Korea threatens strike on base with Ellsworth airmen

Defence officials on Guam say there is no imminent threat to people there or in the Northern Mariana Islands after North Korea said it was examining its plans for attacking the US-held Pacific island. Guam is an unincorporated territory of the United States located about 3,400 km southeast of North Korea . The roughly ten-hour mission from ...

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  • Rajya Sabha elections: Congress MLAs celebrate unity
Rajya Sabha elections: Congress MLAs celebrate unity

Surjewala further said: "It is an eye-opener for the BJP to not misuse and brutalise democracy, not misuse state power, not be arrogant about money power and to respect the mandate of the people". "Congress conspired to influence the EC". Responding to the Congress move to the poll panel, the BJP deployed finance minister Arun Jaitley , law mini...

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  • India must give up Chinese paranoia
India must give up Chinese paranoia

The current crisis is over the Doklam plateau - as India perceived China's decision to build a road leading upto it as a geographical threat to its territorial integrity. In adequately developing the region, India will stand to gain immensely. The Government of India firmly believes that the issue can be resolved through talks, ” sources adde...

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  • David Letterman Returns to Television
David Letterman Returns to Television

His departure marked the end of a 33-year-long stint that made him the longest-running broadcaster on U.S. late-night television. "I feel excited and lucky", said the 70-year-old Letterman , whose retirement in 2015 as the longest-running USA late-night broadcaster marked the end of an American cultural institution.

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  • Donald Trump Is Fed 'Propaganda' Every Morning to Keep Him Happy
Donald Trump Is Fed 'Propaganda' Every Morning to Keep Him Happy

In what would be a novel departure from White House norms, President Trump is said to receive a folder of positive news about himself twice a day. On Tuesday, Vice News reported that Trump received twice-daily packets including "screenshots of positive cable news chyrons (those lower-third headlines and crawls), admiring tweets , transcripts...

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  • Oil prices marginally gain as Saudi Arabia plans to cut exports
Oil prices marginally gain as Saudi Arabia plans to cut exports

Benchmark Brent crude was unchanged at $52.37 a barrel by 1215 GMT. Last month, OPEC's de-facto leader and largest producer pledged to cut overall August exports to 6. The wider Saudi cuts come as some doubts have emerged about the effectiveness of the OPEC-led agreement. Libya pumped 1.03 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) in July, according to t...

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  • Guam tourism : Same threat different day and Guam's beaches are busy today
Guam tourism : Same threat different day and Guam's beaches are busy today

The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that United States intelligence reports on the progress of North Korea's nuclear program had concluded that the country could now miniaturize nuclear bombs and fit them on missiles and estimated it had about 60 nuclear devices.

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  • Bayan hits US-led proposal to use airstrikes in PHL
Bayan hits US-led proposal to use airstrikes in PHL

Terrorist vassals of ISIS have been fighting an insurgency on the southern island of Mindanao since May, despite assurances from the Philippine government that they would be swiftly defeated. Russian Federation has offered to assist the Philippines in boosting the anti-terrorism capabilities of its security forces and support the Duterte adminis...

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  • China urges North Korea to stop missile tests and resume talks
China urges North Korea to stop missile tests and resume talks

Armed with extraordinary new U.N. sanctions, nations are racing to ensure that North Korea's biggest trading partners actually carry them out, an elusive task that has undercut past attempts to strong-arm Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear weapons.

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  • Police identify mother and child killed in Newton
Police identify mother and child killed in Newton

He was taken into custody in Taylor, Texas, at about 5:25 pm. "The suspect was driving the victim's vehicle when he arrived at a family member's residence". He was unsure how long their bodies had been in the home. He said the suspect had been residing in Newton and had previously been arrested by law enforcement.

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  • Despite war on leaks, Trump retweets story full of leaked classified information
Despite war on leaks, Trump retweets story full of leaked classified information

Sean Spicer, who had a fraught relationship with the president and the press, resigned after telling Trump he vehemently disagreed with the selection of Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director. "The question for everyone to ask is: What did General Kelly say?" As terrifying as it sounds, we might as well count the hosts of "Fox ...

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  • Six soliders injured by vehicle in Paris
Six soliders injured by vehicle in Paris

Franceinfo spoke to the mayor of Levallois-Perret, who condemned the possible attack against military personnel in the commune. It is understood two of those injured are in a serious condition. "Search under way for vehicle". The Paris Police Authority said a police operation is under way in the area and they are searching for the vehicle.

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  • 1000 migrants storm Ceuta border, pushed back by police
1000 migrants storm Ceuta border, pushed back by police

Almost 200 migrants stormed a border gate to enter Spain from Morocco on Monday in a bid to enter Europe, leaving at least four people injured, the Spanish Red Cross said. Footage show the officers, who appear to number around half a dozen, reacting just seconds before the army of migrants storm a flimsy-looking glass door protecting the passport c...

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  • One Nation's Malcolm Roberts Off To High Court Over Citizenship Drama
One Nation's Malcolm Roberts Off To High Court Over Citizenship Drama

Malcolm Roberts is the latest One Nation senator off to the High Court, with the question of his possible British citizenship to be considered amidst speculation he may have been ineligible for election. "I'm looking forward very much to presenting my documents, tendering them in the High Court, and let the High Court make the decision", Senator Ro...

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  • ASEAN, China may start negotiating South China Sea code this year
ASEAN, China may start negotiating South China Sea code this year

Meanwhile, Beijing and Tokyo also contest a string of Japanese-administered islets in the East China Sea, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China. But Harris offered nothing more than moral support to Southeast Asia. "The ministers voiced their strong opposition to coercive unilateral actions that could alter the status quo and increase ten...

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  • Venezuela's top court orders arrest of Maduro opponent Ramon Muchacho
Venezuela's top court orders arrest of Maduro opponent Ramon Muchacho

The latest surge of protests began in early April in reaction to a quickly rescinded attempt by the government-supporting Supreme Court to strip the National Assembly of its powers. Foreign ministers from Latin America and Canada were due to meet to discuss action to further isolate Maduro's government. The spat came just days after regional tr...

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  • Chicago Sues to Stay Sanctuary City While Ignoring Police Abuse
Chicago Sues to Stay Sanctuary City While Ignoring Police Abuse

The city prohibits police from providing federal Immigration and Customs officials access to people in police custody, unless they are wanted on a criminal warrant or have serious criminal convictions. "And as those decades of experience show, that kind of trust, once lost, is lost forever". I ask you, who are they protecting? New York Mayor Bill...

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  • Putin visits breakaway Georgian region, Tbilisi says this
Putin visits breakaway Georgian region, Tbilisi says this "blatantly infringes" worldwide law

The MFA says that August 8 marks Russia's large-scale military invasion of Georgia, as well as the illegal occupation of the Abkhazia and Tskhinvali (South Ossetia) regions. At Putin's meeting, the Russian and Abkhazian health ministers signed an agreement to extend Russian government health insurance to Russian citizens living in Abkhazia.

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