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What China Can Teach America about the North Korea Threat

What China Can Teach America about the North Korea Threat

In an apparent warning to Pyongyang against military action that can be taken as a direct threat to the United States , an editorial in the Global Times called on the Chinese leadership to "make cl...

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Trump uncertain over Steve Bannons future in WH

Axios reported that Trump has told "close associates" he believes Bannon is behind leaks about White House colleagues. He continued, "He actually gets a very unfair press in that regard". A Tuesday...

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Rouhani says Iran could restart nuke programme in hours, talks with Putin

Rouhani says Iran could restart nuke programme in hours, talks with Putin

On the previous Sunday, Iran's Parliament voted to increase the country's military budget for its ballistic missile program and foreign operations by $800 million in response to new US sanctions ove...

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Kenyans Await Word on Election Challenge From Odinga

Kenyans Await Word on Election Challenge From Odinga

Interior Minister Fred Matiangi denied Saturday that police had fired on "peaceful protesters" referring to those in the streets as "criminal elements". The White House released a statement Tuesday ...

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Kenya accused of intimidating rights groups after election

Kenya accused of intimidating rights groups after election

On August 11, after a tense few days, incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta was declared victor of the August 8 presidential election in Kenya , defeating long-term rival Raila Odinga by 1.4 million votes. He...

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Scores feared killed in NE Nigeria's market attack: local sources

Scores feared killed in NE Nigeria's market attack: local sources

A woman bomber reportedly blew up her self and killed 27 others at a market in Konduga, a village near Maiduguri . Musa Bura, a youth volunteer in nearby Konduga town, says most members of the loca...

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Sierra Leone floods, mudslides kill at least 21 people

Sierra Leone floods, mudslides kill at least 21 people

Heavy overnight rains triggered a mudslide and flood in the Regent area on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, early Monday, August 14. THE death toll in the Sierra Leone mudslides is e...

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Using Emoji in Formal Mails may Create Bad Impression

Using Emoji in Formal Mails may Create Bad Impression

While smiles generally elicit warmth and may communicate competence, a smiley in email text could make the reader less enthusiastic about sharing information when replying. But those gender perception...

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Iranian president threatens to restart nuclear program

Iranian president threatens to restart nuclear program

Rouhani warned that Iran was ready to walk out of the deal - which saw the lifting of most global sanctions in return for curbs on its nuclear program - if Washington persisted. In December, Rouhani o...

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Madeira: Tree fall kills festival worshippers in Portugal

Madeira: Tree fall kills festival worshippers in Portugal

The Lady of the Mount festival is the island's biggest. The 200-year-old tree was in a poor condition and the local government had received... Seven of those hurt were seriously injured, regional ...

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Latest CBO Report Reveals Tough News to Owners of ObamaCare Consumers

Latest CBO Report Reveals Tough News to Owners of ObamaCare Consumers

For those with incomes between 200 percent and 400 percent of the federal poverty level, the cost to buy insurance could actually get cheaper . In other insurance news, a Colorado group is asking s...

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Rep. Luis Gutierrez arrested outside White House at immigration rally

Rep. Luis Gutierrez arrested outside White House at immigration rally

Nationwide rallies and demonstration are taking place in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals also known as the DACA program. "Today's peaceful protest rally here at the State Capit...

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North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap

North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap

China will halt iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea starting Monday, following through on new United Nations sanctions after USA pressure for Beijing to strong arm Pyongyang over its...

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Trump Defends His

Trump Defends His "Locked and Loaded" Rhetoric on North Korea

North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile last month for the first time, and us intelligence agencies assess that Pyongyang can build a nuclear warhead small enough to fit atop a lo...

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Sessions: Federal Investigation of Charlottesville Underway

Sessions: Federal Investigation of Charlottesville Underway

The suspect driver, 20-year old James Alex Fields of OH, is in custody, having been arrested "moments" after the crash. The incident, which has left the whole nation shocked, occurred on Saturday wh...

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University of Phoenix Stadium on list to host World Cup games

University of Phoenix Stadium on list to host World Cup games

The United Bid Committee of the United States, Mexico and Canada has asked 44 cities across the three nations, including Las Vegas, to declare their interest it hosting the games by September 5, the c...

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No ceremonial meeting between Indian and Chinese troops on the I-Day

No ceremonial meeting between Indian and Chinese troops on the I-Day

The Chinese soldiers are said to have attempted to cross the Line of Actual Control near Pangong lake, but were stopped by Indian soldiers . However, they were interrupted by the Indian forces and we...

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Woman Found Alive 1 Month After Going Missing In Alabama Wilderness

Woman Found Alive 1 Month After Going Missing In Alabama Wilderness

A massive search had been underway for Theris, and teams, equipped with dogs, covered a lot of ground looking for her, but couldn't get through all of the dense woods . Sheriff Rodgers said they did ...

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Central Intelligence Agency chief says 'nothing imminent' in US-N.Korea standoff

Central Intelligence Agency chief says 'nothing imminent' in US-N.Korea standoff

Dunford is visiting South Korea, Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the US military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash "fire and fury" if North Korea continued ...

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Lincoln Memorial vandalized with red spray paint

Lincoln Memorial vandalized with red spray paint

The technique being used to remove the paint sounds similar to that described in the previous removal efforts. U.S. Park Police said they had opened an investigation but had no suspects. Late on Sat...

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