• Putin tries to quell fears, says North Korean crisis won't go nuclear
Putin tries to quell fears, says North Korean crisis won't go nuclear

Tensions have risen between the isolated, secretive dictatorship and the outside world since its sixth nuclear test Sunday and a flurry of outspoken statements between Kim and President Donald Trump . But he said he believed North Korea's leadership feared any freeze of its nuclear program would be followed by what amounted to "an invitation to ...

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  • Iowa State volleyball now 7-0 after Cy-Hawk win, Saturday sweep
Iowa State volleyball now 7-0 after Cy-Hawk win, Saturday sweep

The traveling trophy was was created by the Greater Des Moines Athletic Club in 1976, and in 1977 Governor Robert D. Ray presented it to the victor of the first game since 1934 - Iowa - who won 12-10. Butler finished with five receptions for 128 yards and two touchdowns, including a 74-yarder that broke a 31-31 tie late in the fourth quarter. "The ...

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  • Non-disclosure for past offences in BAME justice review
Non-disclosure for past offences in BAME justice review

Young BAME offenders are also "less likely to be recorded as having problems" such as learning difficulties or mental illness - something Lammy claims is "entrenching disproportionality". Despite black and minority ethnic (BAME) groups making up 12.9% of the United Kingdom population, just 7% of judges and 11% of magistrates identify as BAME.

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  • Dent's exit throws open doors in midstate Congressional seat
Dent's exit throws open doors in midstate Congressional seat

For 13 years, Reichert has represented a district in the Seattle suburbs that's home to a almost even number of Democrats and Republicans. U.S. Representative Charlie Dent , a seven-term moderate Republican from Pennsylvania who has been a frequent critic of President Donald Trump , said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year.

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  • Amid US's Afghan pivot, Pakistan seeks realignment
Amid US's Afghan pivot, Pakistan seeks realignment

No one has ever answered his question, but the correct answer was and is "yes", especially after the invasion of Muslim soil in Iraq and then the primarily air wars against terrorists in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, Libya, and Syria that have now spanned three USA presidential administrations.

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  • Putin: Trump is not my bride
Putin: Trump is not my bride

Seonju residents and activists have raised worries over rumored health hazards linked to the system's powerful radar and the possibility the town will become a target of North Korean attacks. Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted on Wednesday that resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis was impossible with sanctions and pressure alone.

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  • North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin
North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin

North Korea on Sunday had claimed it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb - sixth nuclear test carried out by the country - which possibly triggered a 6.3-magnitude artificial quake. Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and putting top officials on a blacklist aimed at imposing asset freezes and travel b...

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  • Anthony Weiner's teen sexting victim speaks, shows her face for first time
Anthony Weiner's teen sexting victim speaks, shows her face for first time

She said: 'I just sent him a nice message just hello I'm a huge fan. Weiner reacted inside "minutes" to the 15-year-old young lady's initial private message by means of Twitter in January 2016, she said in a meeting with " Inside Edition ".

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  • France wants to put more pressure on North Korea
France wants to put more pressure on North Korea

South Korea had said in June that it would hold off installing remaining components of the Thaad system until the assessment of the system's impact on the environment is done. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in spoke at a regional meeting in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok and agreed to persuade China ...

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  • US Navy ships in Virginia prepare to help with Irma relief
US Navy ships in Virginia prepare to help with Irma relief

Following the hearing, Senate Armed Service Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he was "deeply concerned" by the GAO report findings. "We aren't big enough to do everything we are being tasked to do and our culture is, 'We're going to get it done.' Sometimes our culture works against us", Moran said.

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  • Korea completes THAAD deployment
Korea completes THAAD deployment

Instead, it will " only severely undermine regional strategic balance and jeopardize the strategic security interests of China and other regional countries ". "We think the authorities will notify the residents of the THAAD launcher installation plan this evening", the group said . Pyongyang also conducted its sixth nuclear test on Sunday, promp...

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  • Korea to Deploy 4 Additional THAAD Launchers Thursday
Korea to Deploy 4 Additional THAAD Launchers Thursday

THAAD antimissile system on Thursday, making the six-launcher battery fully operational. Two THAAD launchers and a powerful X-band radar have been installed at the site and are operational. Beijing had imposed a host of measures seen as economic retaliation against South Korea for the Thaad deployment, including a ban on tour groups. It believes th...

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  • Parents told to keep eye on kids, check blue terror
Parents told to keep eye on kids, check blue terror

When the call was answered by a stranger, they panicked. They have been advised to remain vigilant if the child shows erratic behaviour as it might be the result of playing online game. He stated, "Those who do not represent any value for society". In wake of the lethal online game posing a serious threat to the lives of youngsters, the State p...

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  • Tom Ford dazzles at Fashion Week's opening show
Tom Ford dazzles at Fashion Week's opening show

Also referencing the decade was designer Narciso Rodriguez , celebrating 20 years in business, with a small presentation revisiting pieces from his earliest collections with a slinky-knit dress in black and white, relaxed tailoring suit and sleek evening dresses echoing the minimalism of the era.

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  • Trump and South Korean president discuss North Korea
Trump and South Korean president discuss North Korea

At a press conference, where he took questions from journalists, Putin clearly laid out Russia's views on North Korea as well as a wide range of other issues from Ukraine to the treatment of Russian diplomats in the United States. In a separate phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, South Korea President Moon Jae-In and Japan Prime ...

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  • Left appears set to retain its grip on JNU students' union
Left appears set to retain its grip on JNU students' union

The contesting candidates at JNU for its student body elections tried to outdo one another on the polling day by campaigning aggressively at all the four polling centres which witnessed loud sloganeering and incessant cheering. Duggirala Srikrishna won the elections for general secretary by defeating ABVP's Nikunj Makwana. Out of total 8,045 ...

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  • Nirmala Sitharaman takes over as defence minister, says will focus on modernisation
Nirmala Sitharaman takes over as defence minister, says will focus on modernisation

Military preparedness, sorting out long-pending issues, 'Make in India' and welfare of families of soldiers would be the areas of focus, newly appointed defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday. Signing a Rs 13 crore proposal for the welfare of 8,685 ex-servicemen across India , Sitharaman said, "A grant of more than Rs. 13 c...

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  • China August imports beat expectations, but exports disappoint
China August imports beat expectations, but exports disappoint

August imports were forecast to rise 10.0 percent in the same period. While still a healthy rate of growth, exports grew by as much as 16.4% in the year to April. Chen Lin, a general manager at Hefei DGCT Imp. & Exp. Co. If we can bargain with our clients and raise our price by 5%, that may help. Still, the authorities are unlikely to intervene...

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  • Japan, S Korea can buy more sophisticated USA military equipment
Japan, S Korea can buy more sophisticated USA military equipment

North Korea said it tested an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile on Sunday, prompting global condemnation and a USA warning of a "massive" military response if it or its allies were threatened. "We must make North Korea immediately and fully comply with all relevant UN Security Council resolutions and abandon all its nuclear and b...

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  • Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace
Japan's Abe agrees with Putin North Korea nuclear test threatens peace

The council isn't due back at United Nations headquarters until Monday. Haley may have trouble getting other Security Council members - especially Russian Federation and China, which each hold veto power - to sign onto the draft sanctions as they're now written.

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