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South Korea DM Suggests Hosting US Tactical Nukes

South Korea DM Suggests Hosting US Tactical Nukes

It is 186 miles south of Seoul and the system monitors a possible North Korea attack . South Koreans have taken to the streets in recent months to protest the missile defense system, anxious by the...

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Trump declares emergencies as Hurricane Irma approaches

If Irma takes a track along the East Coast, North Carolina and the Piedmont would face the brunt of the storm next Monday and Tuesday, said Kathleen Carroll, a meteorologist with the National Weat...

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10000-acre fire burning in OR national park

10000-acre fire burning in OR national park

Hamilton expects I-84 to be closed for most of Tuesday. As of Tuesday night, there was zero containment. The Eagle Creek fire is just one of dozens that have broken out across the West over the pa...

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Tennessee Vols: Jauan Jennings' Injury Isn't Death Sentence For Offense

Tennessee Vols: Jauan Jennings' Injury Isn't Death Sentence For Offense

The Vols would respond with a 1-yard touchdown run of their own, courtesy of running back John Kelly . For as thrilling as this game ultimately became, Johnson's decision to go for two in second over...

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Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Officials in Seoul put the magnitude at 5.7 while the US Geological Survey said it was a magnitude 6.3. "He [Trump] is not my bride and I'm not his groom". Speaking after USA officials ordered Rus...

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Redskins put Su'a Cravens of exempt/left team list after safety mulls retirement

Redskins put Su'a Cravens of exempt/left team list after safety mulls retirement

There was obviously a pattern of behavior that followed him to the National Football League, as it has been reported that he tried to quit during his rookie year, when injury forced him to miss the te...

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Trump Administration Seeking $7.85 Billion 'Down Payment' on Disaster Funding

Trump Administration Seeking $7.85 Billion 'Down Payment' on Disaster Funding

Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was the largest disaster the nation has faced, with recovery costs of $110 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office. House GOP leaders have signaled they are aim...

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FedEx Cup Standings 2017: Points, Playoff Standings After Dell Technologies

FedEx Cup Standings 2017: Points, Playoff Standings After Dell Technologies

Thomas hasn't forgotten it, either. Spieth grazed the edge of the cup with a 10-foot birdie attempt on the 17th, and then lost all hope with his approach into the bunker. He is now up to fourth in t...

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Atletico tells Costa to return to Chelsea

Atletico tells Costa to return to Chelsea

The chances of Diego Costa rejoining Atletico Madrid tonight are "unlikely, but not impossible", according to Sky sources. Yet, Chelsea and Atletico failed to reach an agreement over his transfe...

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Pakistan urges halt to massacre of Rohingya Muslims

Pakistan urges halt to massacre of Rohingya Muslims

Malala Yousafzai speaking up for the Rohingya Muslims . In Chechnya, tens of thousands poured into the streets in a government-sanctioned protest against what the country's leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, ...

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Brics summit: India and China leaders mend ties

Brics summit: India and China leaders mend ties

Both North Korea's nuclear test and the border standoff between China and India were also discussed. In his opening remarks, Modi congratulated Xi for the "very successful" execution of the BRICS ...

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North Korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb

North Korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb

North Korea has also conducted a series of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in recent months, including one that flew over Japan last week, and Kim has stated that his next major targe...

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Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea

Mattis breaks with Trump on diplomacy with North Korea

This might have been Kim's plan all along as he sought what to do next after North Korea's weapons development reached a point where it could test intercontinental ballistic missiles meant to reach de...

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US, South Korea Speak After NKorea's Nuclear Test

US, South Korea Speak After NKorea's Nuclear Test

South Korea earlier raised its military alert level, placing all troops on high alert. The two agreed that the USA and South Korean presidents would talk on the phone soon to discuss cooperation on m...

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Hurricane damage could hit €150bn, says Texas

Hurricane damage could hit €150bn, says Texas

And in Houston , friends and family gathered Friday evening to remember 42-year-old Benito Juarez Cavazos, one of 42 people whose deaths are attributed to Harvey. The latest statewide damage surveys ...

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US, South Korea speak after North's nuclear test

US, South Korea speak after North's nuclear test

The admiral commended the professionalism of South Korean air force personnel involved in an August 30 training mission that included live-fire weapons drops on the Pilsung Range by South Korean F-15K...

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US Closes Three Russian Diplomatic Sites

US Closes Three Russian Diplomatic Sites

The U.S. Department of State announced Thursday that it is ordering the closure of the Russian consulate in San Francisco and two annexes in NY and Washington, D.C. Both countries now maintain three...

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US Treasury Secretary Wants More Sanctions on N. Korea

US Treasury Secretary Wants More Sanctions on N. Korea

Mnuchin has repeatedly said that it's "critical" that Congress raise the debt ceiling by September 29. "The President and I believe that it should be tied to the Harvey funding". But on Sunday, he s...

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North Korea is making fresh claims that it has the hydrogen bomb

The agency added that leader Kim Jong Un had inspected the loading of the hydrogen bomb onto a new ICBM. The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the new bomb was made entir...

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Guardsmen to Help with Harvey

Guardsmen to Help with Harvey

Members of the Guard took off at 10:00 p.m. Friday from the Quonset Air National Guard Base. The aircraft and crew members will be used to move supplies, equipment and people in support of the respons...

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Mueller obtained draft of letter Trump wrote explaining Comey firing

Mueller obtained draft of letter Trump wrote explaining Comey firing

Mr. McGahn successfully blocked the president from sending the letter to Mr. Comey, which Mr. Trump had composed with Stephen Miller, one of the president's top political advisers. Asked by reporters ...

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La Tuna Fire threatens home in Los Angeles County

La Tuna Fire threatens home in Los Angeles County

The city of Los Angeles went on a modified tactical alert Saturday afternoon, a move that allows police to be assigned to the fire as needed, according to LAPD Capt. Glendale officials urged eva...

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50 adoptable dogs from Houston will arrive in Oregon Friday

50 adoptable dogs from Houston will arrive in Oregon Friday

The shelter rescued hundreds of dogs from last year's flooding in Louisiana, but most of those animals were delivered to the shelter by other rescue groups. At the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast...

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Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Draw Blood from Suspect

Utah Nurse Arrested for Refusing to Draw Blood from Suspect

A nurse dragged out of a hospital and handcuffed after she stopped officers taking a patient's blood has said she was "bullied.to the utmost extreme". Wubbels said she was detained by officers in th...

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Maryland beat Texas! Here are the 12 weirdest things about this game

Maryland beat Texas! Here are the 12 weirdest things about this game

Moore and Taivon Jacobs combined for 10 receptions for 213 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns. Maryland took a 30-14 lead into halftime after a 26-yard field goal by Greene with 2:37 lef...

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Kenya's Supreme Court verdict, a new dawn in Africa - Onuesoke

Kenya's Supreme Court verdict, a new dawn in Africa - Onuesoke

Election results announced last month showed President Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected with 54 percent of the vote, 1.4 million more votes than opposition candidate Raila Odinga . Mr Kenyatta has ca...

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Peace with Pakistan is our national agenda: Ashraf Ghani

Peace with Pakistan is our national agenda: Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan routinely accuses Pakistan of harbouring Taliban insurgents, while Islamabad says its enemies have found sanctuaries in Afghanistan. Pakistan has denied that it harbors terrorists and ...

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Lankford says Assad must go

Lankford says Assad must go

The handover was reported by the Hezbollah-run Al-Manar TV. Islamic State will eventually be defeated in Syria and after that world powers will re-focus on seeking a political solution that mu...

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Trump Enjoys John Kelly's New Order - And Rails Against It

Trump Enjoys John Kelly's New Order - And Rails Against It

However, Omarosa is still one of the people President Trump calls for advice from time to time . Kelly "reacted calmly, but he later told other White House staff members that he had never been ...

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DA to refile more serious charges in Penn State frat death

DA to refile more serious charges in Penn State frat death

Two of the accused gave up their right to the preliminary hearing including Ed Gilmartin from Scranton. Charges of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, and simple assault were dismissed Fri...

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Two die after mountain of rubbish collapses in India

Two die after mountain of rubbish collapses in India

It's man-made disaster". About 2,800 tons of rubbish are dumped at the site every day, according to media reports. One team of National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) has also moved to the accident sp...

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Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal — UN Atomic Agency

Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal — UN Atomic Agency

US President Donald Trump had said in August he did not consider Iran in compliance and dispatched his United Nations envoy to Vienna to convey his concerns. "If they want to bring down the deal, ...

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Our Editorial: GOP must get tax reform done

Our Editorial: GOP must get tax reform done

Rewriting our nation's tax code, even when both sides are working together, is more easily said than done. On the issue of his conduct, GOP voters also appear to be taking growing exception with som...

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US President Donald Trump tells Russian Federation to close consulate

US President Donald Trump tells Russian Federation to close consulate

Hopefully, Tillerson and Lavrov can halt the diplomatic back and forth and put US-Russia relations back on a constructive path. "A cynic might say that while this may be not very good news for Russi...

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Sanctions on North Korea 'Misguided and Futile', Russia Says

Putin also targeted the United States, saying that it should not have put pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear missile program. "Provocations, pressure, and bellicose and offensive rheto...

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Muslim community gathers to celebrate Eid al-Adha

Muslim community gathers to celebrate Eid al-Adha

According to the Islamic lunar calendar, Bakrid month starts from the 10th day of Dhul-Hajjah and will last for three days. The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) has recommended Septe...

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President Donald Trump Delivers Tax Reform Speech

President Donald Trump Delivers Tax Reform Speech

Trump outlined several principles for tax reform , particularly cleaning the code of tax breaks and offering tax relief to middle-class families. Larry Kudlow, the economist who advised the Reagan ...

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Merkel heckled twice in one day as she defends refugee policy

Merkel heckled twice in one day as she defends refugee policy

Following the torrid reception performance in an AfD stronghold, Merkel also received a hostile reception at her evening engagement in Brandenburg an der Havel, a German town west of Berlin, where AfD...

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Sen. Feinstein issues clarification after saying Trump 'can be a good president'

Sen. Feinstein issues clarification after saying Trump 'can be a good president'

Feinstein, 84, who has represented California for nearly 25 years, in an onstage conversation with former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, noted that the president still had time to become a "go...

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Menendez: ending program for immigrant children would be 'heartless'

Menendez: ending program for immigrant children would be 'heartless'

DACA protects undocumented persons from deportation and provides them with a work permit if they entered the US before turning 16, pay a fee and meet certain eligibility requirements. That is not an i...

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Springsteen's Broadway Residency Already Extended Before Opening Night

Springsteen's Broadway Residency Already Extended Before Opening Night

The Daily News added: " Ticketmaster had previously implemented a new system called the Verified Fan program created to help circumvent bots, scalpers and resellers scooping up tickets immediately, a...

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Days After Landfall, Harvey Still Expected To Cause More Damage

Days After Landfall, Harvey Still Expected To Cause More Damage

Today , the Houston area is expected to get as much as five inches of rain, a relative lull compared to days prior, but, as the Houston Chronicle notes , flooding in Houston will reach its peak on W...

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Russia Calls for Negotiated Solution to Persian Gulf Crisis

Russia Calls for Negotiated Solution to Persian Gulf Crisis

Qatar turned to other exporters like Turkey, Iran and Morocco to fill gaps in its food imports and the construction material needed to build infrastructure for soccer's World Cup in 2022, set to take ...

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Irma becomes Category 2 hurricane, expected to intensify quickly

Irma becomes Category 2 hurricane, expected to intensify quickly

We have a long time to track this system as it is close to 3,000 miles away from the United States. Hurricane Irma has formed over the eastern Atlantic with winds of up to 100 miles per hour, bu...

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Around 27400 Rohingya flee into Bangladesh from Myanmar: UN sources

Around 27400 Rohingya flee into Bangladesh from Myanmar: UN sources

Police said some of those detained had entered Bangladesh via the Ghumdhum border area, where Myanmar forces are now engaged in an operation against armed militias. Shabrang Union Ward-7 UP member N...

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Musharraf declared proclaimed offender in Benazir assassination case

Musharraf declared proclaimed offender in Benazir assassination case

Malik told Sputnik. Now after being declared an absconder if he returns to Pakistan he would be arrested and brought to trial. He moved to Dubai in 2016 after a travel ban was lifted. He was kille...

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How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey

How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey

The group has also created a website page specifically for help with Hurricane Harvey . It hopes to help as many as 100 pets, many of which will likely have had owners that, due to their flooded h...

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Iran Slaps Down Haley: No One Sees Military Sites Without Ayatollah's Permission

Iran Slaps Down Haley: No One Sees Military Sites Without Ayatollah's Permission

Last week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened to quit the nuclear pact if the White House issues new sanctions. Trump has called the JCPOA, " the worst deal ever ". On Saturday, Alireza...

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US Tests Ballistic Missile Defence System Off Hawai Coast

The missile test was conducted by the US Missile Defence Agency and Navy sailors on the John Paul Jones , a guided-missile destroyer. The test comes a day after Pyongyang test-launched a ballistic ...

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May starts Japan visit amidst Brexit, North Korea actions

May starts Japan visit amidst Brexit, North Korea actions

Critics back home have accused the PM of pursuing a "cut and paste" Brexit after saying she wanted to use the trade deal being finalised between the European Union and Japan as the starting point ...

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