• Heated Rhetoric On North Korea Alarms Global Leaders
Heated Rhetoric On North Korea Alarms Global Leaders

Mattis added that he needs a "certain amount of ambiguity on this, because I'm not going to tell [Kim] what I'm going to do in each case". Meanwhile, Mr Mattis said he would know within moments where a North Korean missile was headed if one was launched.

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  • Anti-Semitic Signs In Hotel Say Jewish Guests Must Shower Before Swimming
Anti-Semitic Signs In Hotel Say Jewish Guests Must Shower Before Swimming

A report about the signs prompted Tzipi Hotovely, Israel's deputy foreign minister, to condemn the hotel's actions as " an anti-Semitic act of the worst and ugliest kind ", as her office said in a statement Monday. The sign contained a threat to ban Jewish swimmers if they failed to comply. "No-one addressed her because we didn't want to start a ...

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  • NZ air force detachment on Guam, island threatened by North Korea
NZ air force detachment on Guam, island threatened by North Korea

Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in Seoul that military options would come only after sanctions fail. Tensions rose amid a flurry of exchanges of bellicose rhetoric between the North and the US after Pyongyang launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in July.

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  • Japan installs missile interceptors as N Korea's Guam threat looms
Japan installs missile interceptors as N Korea's Guam threat looms

President Trump assured Mr Calvo that Guam is safe during a phone call . U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued a warning to North Korea , saying that any attempt to launch missiles at U.S. Officials sent out a two-page fact sheet Friday detailing what people should do in case of an attack. " North Korea just released a Canadian citizen ...

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  • Mattis, Tillerson in WSJ: 'We're Holding Pyongyang to Account'
Mattis, Tillerson in WSJ: 'We're Holding Pyongyang to Account'

He says that while the U.S.is pursuing diplomatic solutions, the combined military power of America and its allies is the most robust on Earth. Far from toning down his words after saying on Tuesday that any threats by Pyongyang would be " met with fire and fury like the world has never seen", Trump said those remarks may not have gone far e...

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  • Manila urges restraint as US, North Korea trade nuke threats
Manila urges restraint as US, North Korea trade nuke threats

Mr Frydenberg told Sky News that China should use its influence to temper relations and said that US President Donald Trump's reaction to North Korea's threat is justified. "We got 95 percent occupancy and after all this stuff calms down, we're going to have 110 percent occupancy". "There is no stepping back for North Korea ".

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  • Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to NKorea
Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to NKorea

Mattis and Tillerson called on China , which is North Korea´s main trading partner and ally, to take advantage of an "unparalleled opportunity" to assert its influence on Pyongyang. The SDF spokesman added that the country's Aegis ballistic missile defense system was deployed in the waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula, but would not give...

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  • Taliban call upon Trump to withdraw forces from Afghanistan
Taliban call upon Trump to withdraw forces from Afghanistan

All options remain on the table for the future of the US military in Afghanistan, including a complete withdrawal and using more private security contractors, he added. "The war situation in Afghanistan is far worse than you realise!" the statement said, while arguing that the only thing preventing the insurgents from seizing major cities was a fea...

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  • Ric Flair placed in medically-induced coma before surgery
Ric Flair placed in medically-induced coma before surgery

But there is some good news in this latest Ric Flair update : according to Fox News , who shared a statement from the WWE, Flair is out of surgery and "resting", however, it doesn't seem to be that he's completely out of the woods quite yet.

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  • Dutch count massive cost of tainted-egg scare
Dutch count massive cost of tainted-egg scare

By conducting a swift inspection of egg farms with more than 200,000 hens by Tuesday night, the minister said, what amounts to about 25 percent of the eggs that would normally reach the market on a daily basis can be sold on Wednesday. "The men are to appear in a closed hearing before a judge who will have to decide if they will remain in custody f...

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  • KKK, neo-Nazis, white nationalists 'criminals and thugs'
KKK, neo-Nazis, white nationalists 'criminals and thugs'

In some instances, Trump issued statements condemning violence only after bowing to mounting political pressure. President Trump: "It doesn't bother me at all". Trump walked out of the room, but Acosta called out, "Haven't you spread a lot of fake news yourself, sir?" Trump said he had spoken with the head of the FBI, who updated h...

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  • KCNA: Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile tests
KCNA: Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile tests

The Labour leader's intervention comes after China's President warned the U.S. and North Korea not to exacerbate tensions after Mr Trump said Kim would "truly regret" military action. A spokesman for SDF said the missiles were being deployed not to intercept missiles, but rather "just in case". They're part of the tougher sanctions approved...

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  • Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting
Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting

A self-described energy consultant, Papadopoulos was the youngest and least experienced member of the small foreign policy team Trump abruptly formed last March after coming under criticism for his lack of foreign policy expertise. The exchanges are among more than 20,000 pages of documents the Trump campaign turned over to congressional committe...

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  • Buffalo State professor offers perspective on North Korea crisis
Buffalo State professor offers perspective on North Korea crisis

Through a clandestine diplomatic avenue, dubbed "New York Channel", North Korea and the United States have reportedly been engaging in a series of diplomatic talks, including negotiations over the release of USA prisoners held in North Korea.

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  • Tropical Storm Gert strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean
Tropical Storm Gert strengthens in the Atlantic Ocean

The storm could reach hurricane strength this week. Swells generated by Gert will begin to affect portions of Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast - from North Carolina to NY - over the next couple of days. Swells generated by Gert will begin to affect portions of Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast — from North Carolina to NY — over the next couple of da...

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  • Holocaust memorial in Boston vandalized for second time this summer
Holocaust memorial in Boston vandalized for second time this summer

The teen hurled a rock through a glass panel etched with numbers, representing those tattooed on the arms of the Jews and others in the concentration camps operated by Nazi Germany, police said . The repairs for that incident were finished in July and Isaac has pleaded not guilty to vandalism charges. Jeremy Burton, who manages the site from the...

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  • Asian Neighbors Protest As Japan PM Sends Offering To War Dead Shrine
Asian Neighbors Protest As Japan PM Sends Offering To War Dead Shrine

Abe has been eager to change Japan's war-renouncing constitution. Masahiko Shibayama, a lawmaker from Abe's Liberal Democratic Party, delivered the "tamagushi" tree offering on Abe's behalf. The shrine is viewed by Seoul and Beijing as reflecting Tokyo's militaristic past. On North Korea's recent string of missile launches and heated rhetoric, ...

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  • BBCI: Three Britons sentenced to jail and caning in Singapore
BBCI: Three Britons sentenced to jail and caning in Singapore

The three were in Singapore in September as part of a group of nine for a bachelor party, and attended an electronic music festival called Ultra Singapore. In passing her sentence, Judicial Commissioner Hoo Sheau Peng called the incident "disturbing". Son received the most severe sentence for having had unprotected sex with the woman, exposing ...

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  • London Underground Station was Evacuated Briefly because of Damaged Train
London Underground Station was Evacuated Briefly because of Damaged Train

I was towards back of crowd'. Commuters said smoke poured through a train carriage and onto the platform after a "loud bang" at around 9am on Tuesday (15 August). Police said they had responded to fire and smoke alarm messages in a subway vehicle. Last week there were reports of panic at Oxford Circus after a Bakerloo Line train filled wi...

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  • Virginia governor to white supremacists:
Virginia governor to white supremacists: "Go home"

The police chief of Charlottesville , Va., denied Monday that cops were ordered not to intervene or make arrests during the violent clashes that led to the death of an anti-racist protester. A rally was also held in Montreal according to social media and local media reports . She says the driver "deserves everything he gets and more".

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