• North Korea apparently conducted 6th nuclear test, S. Korean officials say
North Korea apparently conducted 6th nuclear test, S. Korean officials say

North Korea carried out a sixth nuclear test on Sunday morning, according to the South Korean military, after a 5.6 magnitude tremor was detected in the northeast of the country. Kim ordered his scientists to successfully conclude the final-stage research and development to make the state nuclear-force flawless, KCNA said. On Sunday Chinese sei...

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  • White House Defends Trump's Proposal to Cut Disaster Relief Budget
White House Defends Trump's Proposal to Cut Disaster Relief Budget

But Trump is not backing off billions of dollars in proposed budget cuts in agencies involved in disaster management or his decision to leave some leadership positions vacant. 31, 2017, in Washington . A senior administration official said the plan will be sent to Congress on Friday and House and Senate votes appear likely next week.

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  • N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability
N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability

North Korea's increased missile capabilities and rhetoric have caused consternation not only among neighbor South Korea and Japan, who are the nearest likely targets of any potential North Korean launch, but the U.S.as well. South Korea's Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo-suk told lawmakers on Thursday that the North might have fired the missile at...

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  • Minnesota Vikings cut starter Alex Boone for refusing pay cut
Minnesota Vikings cut starter Alex Boone for refusing pay cut

When he declined, Minnesota cut the 30-year-old guard. Boone signed a four-year, $26.8 million deal to join the Vikings just a season ago. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports the Vikings will pay Boone $3.4M of his contract in dead money.

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  • Soggy start to Labor Day Weekend for the midstate
Soggy start to Labor Day Weekend for the midstate

A period of steady moderate to occasionally heavy rain will be possible. He told WTVF-TV that his wife had to be rescued from her hospice bed by raft. In the meantime, Harvey is expected to deposit another 75 to 300mm of rain across eastern Texas, Louisiana and Alabama. Gusts of up to 35 miles per hour could topple some trees with soggy/compromised...

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  • Donald Trump Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey
Donald Trump Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey

Tom Bossert, White House homeland security adviser, said Thursday that there are 100,000 homes affected by Harvey in southeast Texas - some with flood insurance and some without. Earlier on Wednesday, Mr Trump tweeted that on his Tuesday trip to Texas he had witnessed "first hand the horror & devastation" produced by Harvey.

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  • Manolita Flowers
Manolita Flowers

Other names with which it is known are: common laurel, of the palo, laurel American paleo or laurel of the kitchen, the rustic . The common laurel is an evergreen dioecious tree 5-10 m high, straight trunk with gray bark and dense, dark crown.

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  • Trump and South Korea's Moon pledge more pressure on North Korea
Trump and South Korea's Moon pledge more pressure on North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of an intermediate-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 at an undisclosed location near Pyongyang on Tuesday. Two U.S. supersonic bombers and four stealth jets soared over the Korean Peninsula on Thursday in a powerful display of military might after North Korea fired a missile over Ja...

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  • UK Wants to Replicate EU Trade Deals
UK Wants to Replicate EU Trade Deals

May, who said on Wednesday that China was "the key" to worldwide pressure on North Korea, told a press conference alongside Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, that action was required. "Beijing does not need London to teach it how to deal with North Korea", the newspaper said. Mr Abe told reporters the Prime Minister had been forceful in her rea...

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  • Penn State's First TD in 2017 is a Punt Return
Penn State's First TD in 2017 is a Punt Return

Penn State fans were accustomed to slow starts a year ago, so Saturday's game against Akron shouldn't have been a surprise. But there was also his second touchdown of the game - a 30-yard run late in the second quarter where he continued to mow people down.

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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspects nuclear bomb making institute
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspects nuclear bomb making institute

Experts and outside governments are skeptical of the hydrogen claim, but it is nearly impossible to independently confirm North Korean statements about its highly secret weapons program. It has been subjected to seven rounds of United Nations Security Council sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, but always insists it will co...

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  • Hurricane Harvey Has Affected More Than 1 Million Public School Students
Hurricane Harvey Has Affected More Than 1 Million Public School Students

Students can take some of their courses online , or go fully online, Marchant said, and both core classes and electives are available. HISD originally postponed the first day of school for the 215,000 students in the district to Tuesday, September 5 , after flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey devastated Houston and the Gulf Coast.

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  • GJM leaders arrested in connection to minister's attack
GJM leaders arrested in connection to minister's attack

However some central committee members were arrested by the police. Police also released Jagdish Singh and Bimal Rai. ACJM court judge Ujjal Ghosh ordered jail and police remand of the 14GJM leaders when the latter were produced before the court.

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  • Natural disaster hits southeast Idaho and northern Utah Saturday
Natural disaster hits southeast Idaho and northern Utah Saturday

An natural disaster measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit southeast of Soda Springs, Idaho, just before 6 p.m. on Saturday. Later Saturday, the USGS reported seven aftershocks in the area with magnitudes ranging from 3.1 to 4.1. Most of the earthquakes were in the magnitude 0 or 1 range, with a further 181 recorded at magnitude 2 and 11 at magni...

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  • Kenyatta blasts court for annulling election
Kenyatta blasts court for annulling election

Speaking at the event, President Kenyatta made a vow to "fix" the Supreme Court judges who delivered the landmark ruling in the event that he wins the fresh polls that will be held in 60 days' time. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday said he and his party are ready for election as ordered by the Supreme Court . Slye was among those who p...

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  • Samuel's 3 TDs lift SC over NC State 35-28
Samuel's 3 TDs lift SC over NC State 35-28

Player of the game: Deebo Samuel had three touchdowns Saturday, including a kickoff return for a score to end the game. And we got a good football team. If the series history between the two teams is any indication, the game should be a good one. SC boasts a returning quarterback in Jake Bentley, who started the last seven games of his freshman se...

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  • Oklahoma National Guard sending more support to Texas
Oklahoma National Guard sending more support to Texas

The soldiers will mostly work search-and-rescue missions, spokesman Lt. Helicopters and soldiers from Iowa are headed to Texas to help with recovery efforts. The soldiers will join guardsmen from across the country who are being activated in response to Hurricane Harvey. Additionally, Durney said the hospital system has pre-staged a patient rec...

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  • President Trump Looks To Withdraw From Trade Deal With South Korea
President Trump Looks To Withdraw From Trade Deal With South Korea

The U.S. trade pressure on South Korea comes as Washington is trying to maintain Seoul's cooperation in reining in North Korea. However, trade has the potential to drive a wedge between the two allies, particularly as South Korea mulls the pursuit of a softer stance toward the North to avert a military conflict.

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  • Gas prices are spiking after the biggest USA refinery shuts down
Gas prices are spiking after the biggest USA refinery shuts down

Supplies might have lasted if drivers conserved what they already had in the tank. "I would advise that they only buy what gasoline they need, and to conserve where possible". "This is not going to be a long-term issue". The near-term combinations of numerous refinery and pipeline shut downs, tightened access to supply levels in the Gulf and anti...

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  • Teen Arrested, Drug Deal Suspected
Teen Arrested, Drug Deal Suspected

His name was being withheld because he is a juvenile. According to People magazine, Cargill's family who requested for privacy remembered her in her obituary as " an explorer and an inquiring learner". " We want to take this opportunity to reassure our community that they are not at risk ", police said in a statement . Landfill where Bedf...

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