• Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down?
Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down?

Pyongyang's state-run KCNA news agency said on Thursday its army would complete plans in mid-August to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near Guam as North Korea and the United States engaged in increasingly heated rhetoric this week over the North's nuclear weapons program.

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  • Virginia State trooper killed in helicopter crash always had dreams of flying
Virginia State trooper killed in helicopter crash always had dreams of flying

Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates were working with the Charlottesville Police and their brothers and sisters in the Virginia State Police to help ensure the safety of the many city residents and visitors who were in Charlottesville yesterday", the statement read.

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  • Tulsans To Stand In 'Solidarity With Charlottesville' At Rally
Tulsans To Stand In 'Solidarity With Charlottesville' At Rally

White nationalists, Ku Klux Klan members and skinheads showed up in that Virginia city to protest the planned removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, sparking clashes with anti-racism protesters that left one protester dead - killed by a man who rammed his vehicle into a crowd - and two state police officers killed in a helicopter crash.

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  • Commonwealth Bank head to retire amid money laundering claims
Commonwealth Bank head to retire amid money laundering claims

It is the third major public-relations scandal Narev, 50, has faced during his nearly six years in the job. The announcement comes amid recent speculation about Narev's future, after the bank was slammed over the money laundering compliance allegations, and its handling of the scandal.

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  • Ant McPartlin Reveals Extent Of Drug Issues After Completing Rehab Stint
Ant McPartlin Reveals Extent Of Drug Issues After Completing Rehab Stint

He pleaded with his wife, make-up artist Lisa Armstrong , to take him to hospital after a night bingeing on tramadol, morphine and alcohol. "I want to thank my wife, family and closest friends for helping me through this really hard time", he continued", he said.

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  • 'Heavy fire' in Burkina Faso restaurant attack
'Heavy fire' in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

The government then launched a counter-assault, with gunfire heard into the night. "The attack claimed 17 victims, their nationalities are yet to be confirmed, and eight injured", according to a government statement, a copy of which was sent to AFP.

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  • Trump White House to look into China's trade practices
Trump White House to look into China's trade practices

An official continued on to say that there is more than $600 billion of intellectual property theft against US companies with China responsible for a huge portion of that. "China is widely recognised as the biggest source of the problem", he said. Under Section 301, USTR may determine whether to trigger an investigation of "any".

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  • RT America: Establishment plan to 'eject' Trump from White House
RT America: Establishment plan to 'eject' Trump from White House

The interview with Stephanopoulos was Scaramucci's first since he was sacked 11 days into his White House job. He then appeared on Facebook Live and Periscope. Asked by Stephanopoulos whether that included Bannon , Scaramucci said, "Well, yes". "Can you and Steve Bannon still work together", Todd asked.

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  • White Helmets members killed by gunmen in northwestern Syria
White Helmets members killed by gunmen in northwestern Syria

Nauert says the US sends it condolences to the families of those she calls "heroes", and hopes they can find justice. Ankara, Beirut- Rage prevailed in Idlib on Saturday after seven volunteers with the Syrian civil defense rescue service were killed in a shooting by unidentified attackers in rebel-held Idlib province on Saturday, while Turkey con...

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  • President Trump faulted for not explicitly rebuking white supremacists
President Trump faulted for not explicitly rebuking white supremacists

President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Republicans and Democrats for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists in the aftermath of violent clashes in Virginia. He said on Saturday evening that he had a message for "all the white supremacists and the Nazis who came into Charlottesville today: Go home". A Republican senator from Co...

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  • Lexington Mayor Seeks to Relocate Confederate Statues
Lexington Mayor Seeks to Relocate Confederate Statues

Lee statue, Mayor Jim Gray has chose to expedite the removal of Confederate monuments in Lexington. On Twitter he also announced plans to try and move a confederate statues in Lexington that are now at the historic courthouse. US President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate President Jefferson Davis were both born in Kentucky. Gray asked the Lexin...

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  • Emmanuel says 'Princess Diana was not nervous on her wedding day'
Emmanuel says 'Princess Diana was not nervous on her wedding day'

On the other hand, perhaps the tapes are relevant and do give Diana a voice during a period of her life where she couldn't tell the public what was going on? The vibrator, named Le Gadget, was abandoned when Diana ventured out to Nepal in 1993 for an official visit, however the Princess gave orders for it to be dispatched to the capital Kathmandu...

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  • Asian Stocks Slump as North Korea-US Tensions Thicken
Asian Stocks Slump as North Korea-US Tensions Thicken

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 5.99 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,474.92. Wall Street rebounded on Friday and ended on a good note in a hard week marked by increasing geopolitical tensions: the Dow Jones has taken 0.1% and the Nasdaq up 0.6 per cent.

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  • Barnaby Joyce admits he may be a New Zealand citizen
Barnaby Joyce admits he may be a New Zealand citizen

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has referred himself to the High Court over concerns he may hold New Zealand citizenship, which would make him ineligible to sit in Parliament . He said he meant to fulfil his normal duties as deputy prime minister, because the government's legal advice indicated he would not be disqualified by the court.

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  • School-funding sponsor calls for House override
School-funding sponsor calls for House override

Sen. Andy Manar is a Democrat from Bunker Hill. "The budget we released today is more of an outline than a traditional budget as we wait for the resolution of the education funding stalemate in Springfield", CPS CEO Forrest Claypool told reporters, referring to the state capital.

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  • Trump's controversial 'many sides' remarks on Charlottesville clashes
Trump's controversial 'many sides' remarks on Charlottesville clashes

One woman was killed and more than a dozen injured when a woman drove his vehicle through a crowd in Virginia. On Sunday, the White House sought to clarify Trump's earlier remarks, releasing a statement that the president "condemns all forms of violence, bigotry, and hatred, and of course that includes white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi, and all e...

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  • Local substance abuse counselors hope for federal funding after Trump declaration
Local substance abuse counselors hope for federal funding after Trump declaration

Speaking on Tuesday at his golf club in Bedminster, Trump stressed increased law enforcement, better border security and abstinence as the best weapons in the fight against addiction. "There is no doubt that this heroin and prescription drug epidemic is a crisis affecting our entire country, and I applaud the president for his decision to de...

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  • Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless'
Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless'

Immediately after landing in Cartagena, Pence met privately with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the oceanfront presidential compound here, with Pence telling Santos that he came with warm greetings from Trump. She highlighted the "moral and military...preparation" of the Venezuelan people and added that "diplomacy" was the right way to r...

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  • 17 undocumented immigrants discovered inside a truck in Texas
17 undocumented immigrants discovered inside a truck in Texas

Temperatures in Edinburg reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) on Sunday. Police say the owner of the trailer is from Cuba, and the immigrants inside were from Romania, Guatemala and Mexico. Sunday's discovery comes less than a month after more than 30 people were found inside a trailer in San Antonio. The locked trailer was in the ...

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  • Hundreds protest in Oakland over deadly Virginia rally
Hundreds protest in Oakland over deadly Virginia rally

In this handout provided by Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, James Alex Fields Jr . of Maumee, Ohio poses for a mugshot after he allegedly drove his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters killing one and injuring 35 on August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville , Virginia .

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