• Japan, S Korea hold drills after North's missile launch
Japan, S Korea hold drills after North's missile launch

As a result, President Donald Trump has threatened that North Korea would face "fire and fury" if it continued to threaten the USA, and indicated that the U.S. USA heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live fire drill in South Korea yesterday, intended as a show of force against the North after its latest missile launch .

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  • N. Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction'
N. Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction'

In a similar move, the Japanese military deployed a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile system at a United States military base in Tokyo as part of a pre-planned maneuver. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday pushed back on the perception that he disagrees with the president on the best strategy to handle tensions with North Korea ...

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  • Foster hints at Irish language act to kick-start power sharing
Foster hints at Irish language act to kick-start power sharing

They want locally accountable institutions to work. Foster said that a series of "one-sided demands" by Sinn Fein had made progress impossible and that they must move to achieve a breakthrough. "However, what we can not and will not do is simply agree to one-sided demands". Ms O'Neill said the DUP have not addressed the cause of Stormont's co...

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  • Everton star Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving'
Everton star Wayne Rooney 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving'

His wife Coleen announced recently that they are expecting their fourth child after already giving birth to Kai, Klay and Kit. Rooney recently secured a fairy-tale return to boyhood club Everton from Manchester United and recently retired from worldwide football to focus on his club career.

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  • Kenya election overturned, new vote ordered within 60 days
Kenya election overturned, new vote ordered within 60 days

After the announcement, opposition supporters were seen celebrating outside the court building, as well as in opposition strongholds. The president had won a second term with 54% of the vote. The Kenyan Supreme Court will decide whether to void the August 8 election today. Police are deployed in the capital. Kenya's electoral commission has s...

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  • Kenya's top court to rule on validity of presidential election
Kenya's top court to rule on validity of presidential election

It is the first time in Kenya's history an presidential election result has been cancelled. The decision was reached when four out of the six Judges upheld the petition by Odinga. However, Mr Odinga, of the National Super Alliance (Nasa), contests the win, arguing that the poll was marred by massive irregularities and inconsistencies.

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  • Houston Police Officer Dies In Harvey Floodwaters
Houston Police Officer Dies In Harvey Floodwaters

Perez drove into an underpass that's about 16 1/2 feet , drove into the water and he died in a drowning-type event", said Acevedo, his eyes moistening. "Don't come to Houston because you're going to be caught", Acevedo said. "He was one of the sweetest people I've met", Acevedo said of Perez, whose death Sunday was two days short of his 61st...

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  • Coast Guard rescuing people by helicopter
Coast Guard rescuing people by helicopter

There have been reports of 12 to 14 people injured in the storm that has ripped off roofs, snapped power lines and triggered flash floods. "In situations like this, the Coast Guard remains flexible in these dynamic environments and are able to rescue people on sea and land if the need arises", said Capt.

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  • Trump Administration Cuts $$$ for Health Insurance Outreach
Trump Administration Cuts $$$ for Health Insurance Outreach

The Trump administration on Thursday drastically cut spending on promotional efforts and consumer assistance for the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces, despite having previously recognized the importance of such activities. "The administration will be culpable if fewer people enroll in coverage this year". "This is very likely to resul...

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  • Bill Gates, Amancio Ortega Neck-and-Neck for World's Richest
Bill Gates, Amancio Ortega Neck-and-Neck for World's Richest

Co-founder with a net worth of USA $83.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . In 1975 Ortega's fashion career really took off after he and his then-wife opened his first Zara store. Bezos has remained in or near the No. 2 spot in recent weeks. . The Zara founder's footing has grown in the last few weeks since shares of Bezos'...

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  • Mexico is Offering to Help Houston's Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims
Mexico is Offering to Help Houston's Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims

Mexico's government has rejected Trump's assertion numerous times, a position that doesn't seem to have changed. Mexico's offer came following several messages on Twitter from Trump criticizing the country and discussing the border wall .

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  • UP: FIR lodged against teacher for slapping standard three student
UP: FIR lodged against teacher for slapping standard three student

The boy was seen hand folded and pleading for forgiveness, but the teacher kept on slapping him. In a shocking act that will embarrass all those related to the education sector, a school teacher is seen slapping and hitting a student constantly in an inhuman manner - a video on this has gone viral.

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  • Mobile fire search and rescue team on standby to head to Texas
Mobile fire search and rescue team on standby to head to Texas

Brian Daly lives in Rancho Mirage and was sent to Texas Friday. The state's swift water rescue program is organized by North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) which supports the teams with training and funding. Rescue teams from Maryland and Virginia have gone to help in the rescue-and-recovery efforts in flood-ravaged Houston, officials said....

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  • Trump hits road to tout tax reform as helping workers
Trump hits road to tout tax reform as helping workers

Trump's speech was light on specifics and heavy on populist patriotism, but it did lay out four broad themes for tax reform that the president said would restore American competitiveness, create new jobs and raise wages for workers. But as you'll see here, the truth is not quite as simple. Trump is expected to visit the region beginning Tuesday...

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  • Gas Prices Go Up Thursday in Lubbock And In Texas
Gas Prices Go Up Thursday in Lubbock And In Texas

Two Corpus Christi plants operated by Flint Hills that supply the Austin market were taken out of service because of Harvey, and it's unclear when they will be operating again. Motiva, the nation's largest refinery, said early Wednesday that it was forced to close due to flooding, CNN reported. Roseville, CA- Despite low oil prices , gas pr...

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  • State Attorney Aramis Ayala Responds To The Supreme Court Decision
State Attorney Aramis Ayala Responds To The Supreme Court Decision

The court heard oral arguments in June over whether Gov. Rick Scott had the power to take away capital cases from Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala after her decision not to seek the death penalty. Until directed to do otherwise by the Governor, we will continue to prosecute the case that have been assigned, or that may be assigned, ...

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  • UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit
UK Prime Minister May seeks to reassure Japan on Brexit

ConservativeHome understands that her words yesterday ("I'm not a quitter" she said, echoing Peter Mandelson ) weren't part of a new Downing Street plan. In the immediate aftermath of her party's failure to win June's general election outright, several MPs called on her to consider her position while former Chancellor George Osborne, who she sacke...

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  • Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday
Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period Begins Friday

Knox said high-visibility enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols has proven to lower the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug impaired crashes. "We take impaired driving seriously and we are dedicated to protecting and serving the motorists on Ohio's roadways". According to ODOT, there have been 7,009...

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  • Harvey is 'unequivocally' worse than Katrina: Fmr. FEMA Director Michael Brown
Harvey is 'unequivocally' worse than Katrina: Fmr. FEMA Director Michael Brown

In 2005, FEMA chief Michael Brown was widely criticized for running the response to Hurricane Katrina , and shortly thereafter resigned in disgrace . border agents. Brown quit his post shortly after that over what was viewed as a mishandling of the federal response to Katrina. "This is a partnership".

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  • Civil rights groups demand south Georgia lawmaker apologize or quit
Civil rights groups demand south Georgia lawmaker apologize or quit

Not a warning", Spencer wrote. "Continue your quixotic journey into South Georgia and it will not be pleasant". Jones commented on the picture asking whether state tax dollars help pay for the upkeep of the memorial. "Desperate times call for desperate measures, huh?" she wrote. "Afraid of what is going to happen in southern [Georgia]?" Jones...

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