• Japan says North Korea poses 'new level of threat'
Japan says North Korea poses 'new level of threat'

The UNSC on Saturday adopted fresh sanctions on North Korea following its two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in July. In an hourlong telephone conversation on Monday, U.S. Indeed, the USA was floating a proposal to temporarily kick North Korea out of the 27-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum, althou...

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  • Chicago to Sue US Over Funding Threats Against 'Sanctuary Cities'
Chicago to Sue US Over Funding Threats Against 'Sanctuary Cities'

To qualify for the federal grant, called the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, cities and states are now barred from imposing restrictions on the sharing of local immigration status information with the USA government. Emanuel's message is viewed as politically advantageous in an overwhelmingly Democratic city with a minimal number ...

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  • Trump Approval Hits New Low
Trump Approval Hits New Low

Trump has held campaign-style rallies in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania ; Cedar Rapids, Iowa ; and Youngstown, Ohio in recent months which were attended by thousands of supporters, but political scientists caution that attendance at well-planned rallies is not a reliable indicator of support for a political figure.

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  • 'Peace put at risk' by North Korea
'Peace put at risk' by North Korea

After their own day of meetings on Saturday, ASEAN foreign ministers released a joint statement expressing "grave concerns" over the North's first two intercontinental ballistic missile tests that were conducted last month. South Korea's top diplomat will make her debut on the multilateral diplomatic stage Sunday by joining ministerial meetings of ...

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  • Possible Tornado Causes Damage in South Salisbury
Possible Tornado Causes Damage in South Salisbury

Images from the city of Salisbury Twitter account showed downed trees and flipped over cars. There was severe damage that could be seen along Route 13 near Salisbury University, where auto was overturned in a nearby shopping center. "We don't know at this point but there's some damage". Stormy weather conditions affected much of the mid-Atlan...

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  • Barack Obama gets his own state holiday
Barack Obama gets his own state holiday

With the new holiday in place some Chicagoans may be wondering about work and school closings, but life will continue on as normal on Obama day, according to DNAinfo . Unlike Barack Obama , who only used IL as a political stepping stone, Ronald Reagan was born in the state and spent the first 21 years of his life there.

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  • USDA office bans phrase 'climate change' from use - this is why
USDA office bans phrase 'climate change' from use - this is why

Trump's top pick for the USDA's chief scientist, Sam Clovis, has called climate research "junk science". "The Natural Resources Conservation Service has not received direction from USDA or the Administration to modify its communications on climate change or any other topic", Kaveh Sadeghzadeh, NRCS's communications director, said in an email...

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  • Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Abdullah also "called for the commitment of US President Donald Trump to work to realise peace between Palestinians and Israelis". After spending 12 months in prison, the Israeli authorities Monday banned Dalal Said Abu al-Hawa, 39, from her East Jerusalem home and sent her into exile in the West Bank, according to her family.

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  • Christie says Mueller is being 'responsible' in Russian Federation inquiry
Christie says Mueller is being 'responsible' in Russian Federation inquiry

On Capitol Hill , a bipartisan effort is underway to pass a bill that would protect the integrity of Mueller's probe and future independent investigations. Don Jr. set up the meeting after being contacted via email by music publicist Robert Goldstone, who also mentioned Russian government support for Donald Trump .

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  • Washington Post pokes Trump aide Miller over million-dollar condo
Washington Post pokes Trump aide Miller over million-dollar condo

The White House is receiving a new heating and cooling system this week, and work began as soon as Trump and his team departed Friday afternoon. President Donald Trump lies about absolutely everything , so it should come as no surprise that he would lie again about whether or not he's on vacation at one of his golf clubs for more than ...

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  • UN, Obama Urge Peaceful Polls In Kenya
UN, Obama Urge Peaceful Polls In Kenya

The former president warned that the Kenyan people "will be the losers if there is a descent into violence". "I urge all Kenyans to work for an election - and aftermath - that is peaceful and credible, reinforcing confidence in your new Constitution and the future of your country", Obama stated.

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  • ASEAN communique a message to China
ASEAN communique a message to China

In a joint statement, the three expressed serious concerns over the long-seething sea disputes and "voiced their strong opposition to coercive unilateral actions that could alter the status quo and increase tensions". The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday reiterated that islands in the South China Sea are part of Republic of China (Taiwan) terr...

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  • Bovis Homes Group plc
Bovis Homes Group plc

Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has 0.00% since August 7, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 29.93% the S&P500. This is a positive change from Motorpoint Group PLC's previous dividend of $1.33. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, February 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and GBX 180 target. Pacific Crest reinitiated the stoc...

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  • United States says South China Sea talks will be a key test
United States says South China Sea talks will be a key test

Another diplomat said that wordings on the South China Sea issue to be included in the communique had not yet been finalized, with Vietnam reiterating its position that ASEAN should cite regional concern over China's land reclamation and construction of its man-made islands.

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  • Vietnam takes on China for its expansionist policies in South China Sea
Vietnam takes on China for its expansionist policies in South China Sea

The tribunal ruled that the Spratlys - the main territory under dispute in the sea - were not islands, rather reefs, and "cannot generate maritime zones", or extend China's territorial claims, as maintained by Beijing. He also said Japan was gravely concerned about China's building of what he called "large-scale outposts" in the South China Sea....

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  • Greg Schiano Gives Ohio State Defense Unbelievably High Praise
Greg Schiano Gives Ohio State Defense Unbelievably High Praise

Ohio State's defensive line has been pretty good for a long time now, turning out some solid defensive linemen like Joey Bosa , and this year should be no different for the Buckeyes. Schiano's effusive praise for the Buckeyes' defense might not be all that overblown. In terms of collegiate lines, however, we buy what Schiano is selling.

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  • Partial lunar eclipse takes place in several countries around the world
Partial lunar eclipse takes place in several countries around the world

On Aug. 21, there will be a solar eclipse that goes coast to coast in the United States for the first time in 99 years. What I want to talk about, though, is not where the eclipse shadow will fall cross the Earth , but where the Sun will be in the sky when the Moon sweeps in front of it, causing the eclipse.

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  • China, Philippines urged to abide by maritime ruling
China, Philippines urged to abide by maritime ruling

However, the initial roadmap doesn't say whether the code of conduct will be legally binding or enforceable. They urged South China Sea claimants "to refrain from land reclamation, construction of outposts, militarisation of disputed features and undertaking unilateral actions that caused permanent physical change to the marine environment in a...

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  • Trump's ousted communications director Anthony Scaramucci to stage live online event
Trump's ousted communications director Anthony Scaramucci to stage live online event

The Army was brought in to clean up the mess and Trump's new chief John Kelly sent Mr. Scaramucci packing. Below is audio of the call and of Remnick's segment with Lizza. HuffPost interviewed Scaramucci after his firing , and the ousted White House official explained his controversial comments. The audio recording of Anthony Scaramucci's...

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  • Widespread flooding hits New Orleans Saturday afternoon
Widespread flooding hits New Orleans Saturday afternoon

More rain is forecast for Monday. Williams says he plans Tuesday's special council meeting as "an autopsy of every single thing that happened between Saturday and Sunday". The Sewerage and Water Board told the news site water was at the top of the Peoples Avenue Canal, but there were no breaches. "It's pretty wonderful that it can do one inch of ...

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