• State Department Press Briefing on North Korea
State Department Press Briefing on North Korea

On Tuesday , Trump threatened North Korea with " fire and fury " if Pyongyang made any further threats against the United States. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. "The American effort is diplomatically led, it has diplomatic traction, it is gaining diplomatic results and I want to stay right there right now", Mattis sai...

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New "Hamilton" app lets you enter lottery for $10 tickets

Tickets for Hamilton sell out extremely quickly but with the app, you will be able to access the #Ham4Ham ticket lottery. Hamilton creator and all-around cool guy Lin-Manuel Miranda announced the app in a Twitter video on Friday morning.

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  • YARMUTH: Statement on White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Violence in Charlottesville
YARMUTH: Statement on White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Violence in Charlottesville

Cable news commentary, Twitter and the inboxes of White House spokesmen quickly filled with this question: Where is the President? This is a breaking news story. "There was violence between protesters and counter protesters today". The president's reluctance to condemn white bigots also stood in stark contrast by his insistence of calling out ...

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  • Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts
Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts

The bill was submitted to the Majlis Presiding Board, by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Intelligence, as well as the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), the IRGC Quds Force, and the Islamic Republic Army. The bill mandates the government to allocate an additional 260 million dollars for the "development of the missile programme" and...

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  • What does the United States military do on the island of Guam?
What does the United States military do on the island of Guam?

Jenna Gaminde told a press briefing on Thursday that the residents would be immediately notified by the 15 All-Hazards Alert Warning System sirens, located in low-lying areas throughout the island, the Pacific Daily News reported. In response, Trump on Tuesday threatened the communist country "with fire and fury ". Meanwhile, American and Sout...

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  • Moon to meet top USA military officer amid rising tension on peninsula
Moon to meet top USA military officer amid rising tension on peninsula

In early June, the unification ministry said that authorities had rescued four North Korean sailors on June 2 and 3 off the east coast. The man, noted to be in his 30s, was rescued Sunday near Daecheongdo, one of South Korea's frontline islands along the Northern Limit Line, the ministry detailed.

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  • Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

Trump has pushed China to pressure North Korea to halt a nuclear weapons program that is nearing the capability of targeting the United States. Calling it "the responsibility of all", Macron called on the worldwide community to "act in a concerted, firm and effective manner, as it has just done in the (U.N.) Security Council, to bring North Korea...

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  • Mehbooba opposes repeal of Kashmir's special status - Newspaper
Mehbooba opposes repeal of Kashmir's special status - Newspaper

Jammu and Kashmir BJP spokesperson Prof Virender Gupta spoke to DNA's Manan Kumar about the ongoing controversy on Article 35 (A) and 370. Opposition National Conference (NC) on Saturday demanded a statewide referendum on Jammu and Kashmir's special status enshrined in the Constitution.

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  • North Korea crisis hits stock market raising fears for pension savings
North Korea crisis hits stock market raising fears for pension savings

The S&P 500 sank 1.7% from Tuesday to Thursday, the Dow fell 1.1%, and the Nasdaq dropped 2.4%. Macy's shares closed down 10.2 percent and Kohl's fell nearly 6 percent as the companies continued to report a drop in quarterly same-store sales, stoking concerns that their turnarounds may still be a long way off.

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  • China still building islands in disputed waters: think-tank
China still building islands in disputed waters: think-tank

The South China Sea is filled with small islands, reefs and shoals and there are many territorial disputes between countries in the area. In a statement in Beijing , Spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry , Gen Shuang called upon the US administration to refrain from any further action detrimental to the China-US mutual trust and regional s...

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  • 50 feared dead as landslide hits 2 buses on Himachal's Mandi NH
50 feared dead as landslide hits 2 buses on Himachal's Mandi NH

The tragedy struck at 12.15 am today in Kotrupi village in Padhar sub-division of Mandi district. Rescue operations are reported to be now underway in the region, as the number of injured victims may increase. It swept away the buses 800 metres down into a gorge and buried one of the buses completely. One of the buses was going from Chamba to M...

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  • Matsuyama 1 shot off lead after 3rd round of PGA C'ship
Matsuyama 1 shot off lead after 3rd round of PGA C'ship

Spieth lies 10 shots off the lead after a round of 71, effectively ending his chances of breaking Tiger Woods' record as the youngest career Grand Slam victor. But while McIlroy strives to claim a fifth Major history now beckons for Hideki Matsuyama . Clouds quickly gathered Saturday morning about the time some two dozen players were finis...

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  • Venezuela's defense minister calls Trump talk 'craziness'
Venezuela's defense minister calls Trump talk 'craziness'

President Nicolas Maduro has been under intense criticism around the world for installing a new all-powerful assembly that supersedes the Venezuelan congress and is packed with Maduro loyalists. The United States is increasing pressure on Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro . However, his request seems to have been ignored, wi...

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  • Many Guam Residents Aren't Worried About North Korea
Many Guam Residents Aren't Worried About North Korea

North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. "Obviously for our administration and for the people of Guam, there is concern and worry", Calvo said. The naval base is an important outpost for US fast-attack submarines that are a ke...

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  • North Korea: Millions Are Signing Up to Fight
North Korea: Millions Are Signing Up to Fight

It said the USA was ready "along with its allies, to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic and military measures" to end any nuclear threat from the North. "In light of the ongoing standoff between the United States and North Korea, as well as President Trump's reckless words, I ask that you immediately call the House of Representatives back...

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  • China's state media: We won't help North Korea if it attacks
China's state media: We won't help North Korea if it attacks

Carlin, as well as other North Korea experts on the call, agreed that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would most likely decide against firing the missiles, as they're unreliable and present a large risk should they fail . "Maybe it wasn't tough enough ", he said. When speaking at his golf estate in Bedminster, N.J., Trump warned that the coun...

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  • Amazon recalls glasses 9 days before total solar eclipse
Amazon recalls glasses 9 days before total solar eclipse

The next solar eclipse visible in Kern County will be October 2023. When the eclipse happens, OR is said to be hosting an additional 20 percent of the current population, according to Peticolas. The path of totality (where the sun is completely obscured) entered just above Portland, Ore.; passed through Denver, Colo. before exiting off the east...

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  • Ringleader of Venezuela military base attack captured-minister
Ringleader of Venezuela military base attack captured-minister

Asked about specifics, Trump said: "We don't talk about it but a military operation - a military option - is certainly something that we could pursue". "Military force must be the last option, not the first". Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who has led Latin America in taking on Maduro, recalled the country's ambassador to Caracas after...

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  • Military solutions 'locked and loaded' against North Korea threat
Military solutions 'locked and loaded' against North Korea threat

In exchange for a freeze on Pyongyang's nuclear program, Beijing would like U.S. THAAD antimissile batteries withdrawn from South Korea and joint military drills nixed between Seoul and Washington (North Korea deems them a dress rehearsal for invasion).

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  • Virginia State Police ID two officers killed in helicopter crash
Virginia State Police ID two officers killed in helicopter crash

Officials in Charlottesville in the U.S. state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists. White nationalists and their opponents promoted the event for weeks. They clashed with another group of people who were opposing this rally of white nationalists. The confrontation was a stark reminder ...

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