• Trump tweets he's
Trump tweets he's "impressed" with sanctions against North Korea

Security Council vote to ramp up economic sanctions as punishment for Pyongyang's recent long-range ballistic missile tests. The pair greeted each other warmly before the meeting. China hopes the South Korean government could realize the essence of the problem right now and the damage THAAD brings to South Korea and make wise decisions in line wi...

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  • Injured in Hazardous Materials Leak at Port of Long Beach
Injured in Hazardous Materials Leak at Port of Long Beach

Coast Guard. The chemical compound, flammable propyl acetate, spilled from a container tank on board of container ship HARBOUR BRIDGE , berthed at Long Beach Port, Ca., at about 0930 LT Aug 6. A hazardous materials unit, a search-and-rescue unit and paramedics were dispatched to the scene. Local and federal officials are on scene investigating...

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  • Japan's new foreign minister to tackle N. Korea at worldwide debut
Japan's new foreign minister to tackle N. Korea at worldwide debut

But she warned that it is not enough and "we should not fool ourselves into thinking we have solved the problem - not even close". The North Korean envoy hasn't spoken publicly since arriving in the Philippines. Despite initial opposition, Russian Federation also approved the resolution. What has China done to curb North Korea's nuclear ambiti...

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  • Homicide Suspect Shot by Police in Santa Monica
Homicide Suspect Shot by Police in Santa Monica

At 6:17, a patrol sergeant arrived and at 6:18 an officer radioed that shots were fired, according to the sheriff's office. The police fired back, injuring the suspect, who was then taken to a hospital and is expected to survive. Within minutes, two officers found the suspect near 3rd Street and Hollister Avenue, just a few blocks away. At leas...

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  • Toyota and Mazda have signed an important agreement
Toyota and Mazda have signed an important agreement

Toyota said it would discuss its partnership with the Hiroshima-based company at a board meeting later in the day. The companies gave no further details on the proposal. The tie-up with Mazda, although still limited, marks the latest addition to Toyota's sprawling empire, which includes Japanese truck maker Hino Motors and minicar maker Daihatsu Mo...

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  • Led Coalition says 624 civilian casualties from airstrikes in Iraq, Syria
Led Coalition says 624 civilian casualties from airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

His three other member from the ISIS and his assistant named Abu Hammam also got killed in the airstrike near Deir ez-Zor, in eastern Syria on July 16. He was also responsible for planning numerous terrorist attacks, they added, including the failed plot to bomb the 2016 Israel-Albania soccer match in Albania.

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  • Xi's move to punish North Korea seen as accommodation to US
Xi's move to punish North Korea seen as accommodation to US

USA officials have been adamant there will be no direct meetings with North Koreans in Manila , even among low-level officials. South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae hailed the new U.N. Haley said the sanctions largely target North Korea's major exports, such as coal, iron and seafood. If implemented by all countries, the ban w...

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  • UN imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea
UN imposes tougher sanctions on North Korea

Therefore on August 6, Beijing called on the Kim Jong-Un regime to stop its missile and nuclear tests and for the United States to pursue talks involving the major powers in a diplomatic solution to the North Korea crisis. The diplomat estimated $251 million in coal exports would be shut off along with $295 million estimated in seafood sales. T...

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  • Rosenstein, Christie temper reports of Mueller grand jury in Russian Federation probe
Rosenstein, Christie temper reports of Mueller grand jury in Russian Federation probe

In his first Sunday news-show appearance, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein declined comment on whether special counsel Robert Mueller , who's leading the investigation, is using a federal grand jury to help collect information.

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  • Two injured as crane crashes into Sydney apartment block
Two injured as crane crashes into Sydney apartment block

Supt Turner said the residents of the 88 units would remain in temporary accommodation until authorities were sure the building was safe. Paramedics treated two patients at the scene, one for a leg injury, who were then taken to St George Hospital.

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  • Missing 1-year-old Oklahoma girl found in Texas
Missing 1-year-old Oklahoma girl found in Texas

The AMBER Alert was issued Saturday for Bracie Shivers, 1, who was last seen with her father Bryant Schivers Jr. and mother Tara Springfield. An Amber Alert has been discontinued after an Oklahoma child has been found in Texas. Deputies said Bryant Schivers and Tara Springfield are in police custody. They are believed to be driving a white 2011...

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  • China's sanctions support shows recognition of gravity of North Korea threat
China's sanctions support shows recognition of gravity of North Korea threat

In mid-July, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a news briefing: " Recently, certain people, talking about the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, have been exaggerating and giving prominence to the so-called 'China responsibility theory '".

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  • Valentino Rossi:
Valentino Rossi: "The 2017 MotoGP Championship is Open"

Danilo Petrucci (Octo Pramac Racing) and Alvaro Bautista (Pull&Bear Aspar Team) both put together solid laps in Q2, after having moved through from the first qualifying session. Five different winners in nine MotoGPs tells the story of a tight season with no-one grabbing a big advantage. Lorenzo failed to recover from his poor stop and was 15th.

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  • Chinese official says no link between U.S. trade and N. Korea
Chinese official says no link between U.S. trade and N. Korea

In a 52-minute teleconference, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed to take "further actions" to counter North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile threat. ADVERTISEMENTThe news agency warned that "taking out this outrage on China is clearly finding the wrong target". Chinese diplomats and the state ne...

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  • China to enforce UN Security Council resolutions on North Korea
China to enforce UN Security Council resolutions on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump should stop conducting his global diplomacy on Twitter, Chinese state media said in a widely-published editorial, syndicated across the country. "If the two principal parties refuse to move toward what is required by the Security Council resolutions - de-escalation of tension, negotiations to achieve denuclearization and...

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  • North Korea warned over nuclear ambitions as United Nations sanctions ramped up
North Korea warned over nuclear ambitions as United Nations sanctions ramped up

Speaking at a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Manila , Philippines, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the vote "a good outcome", according to The Associated Press. The resolution bans new joint ventures with North Korea , and any further investment in existing ones. The unanimous vote also reflected Beijing's g...

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  • Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven forms in the western Caribbean
Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven forms in the western Caribbean

Download the WMBF First Alert Weather App and follow the Tropical Tracker feature to keep an eye on the ocean during the height of hurricane season which runs through October. The system is now sporting winds of 35 miles per hour and is moving west-northwest at 12 miles per hour. It is done when a tropical wave is forecast to become a depression or...

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  • Trump's War On ISIS 'Dramatically Accelerated' Coalition Gains in Iraq And Syria
Trump's War On ISIS 'Dramatically Accelerated' Coalition Gains in Iraq And Syria

The International Coalition fighting against the Islamic State terrorist group in Iraq and Syria under the auspices of the United States has admitted that it is responsible for the murder of 620 civilians, while the last few blows killed 21 people.

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  • Zverev wins Washington ATP title
Zverev wins Washington ATP title

He closed out the match in just under 70 minutes before accepting the enthusiastic applause from a near capacity crowd that included his parents and his dog. "I've lost in five sets against Rafa, five sets against (Milos) Raonic", he said. "It was a great match", said Zverev , the tournament's fifth seed.

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  • Militants Killed During Clean Up Operation in North Afghan Province
Militants Killed During Clean Up Operation in North Afghan Province

In a recent report , the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a U.S. oversight body, said 60 percent of Afghanistan's districts are under government control, while the remaining 40 percent are held by the Taliban or other armed groups.

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