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Speaking at at an informal news conference at his golf resort in New Jersey, Trump said Friday that if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attacked Guam, "he will truly regret it and he will regret it fast". Trump has declared the US military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States.
  • Iraqi Shiite militias pledge to take part in next IS fight

    Iraqi Shiite militias pledge to take part in next IS fight

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    Populated prior to the entry of the AES of approximately 200 000 inhabitants, mainly Turkmen, Tal Afar was an enclave a shiite in a region that is mostly sunni. Abadi is expected to announce the launch of the ground assault but there are no indications on when it is due to start. According to local officials, about a thousand of jihadists would be holed up in the city, including the AES had taken over in June 2014.
  • China reclaims position as world's largest holder of U.S. treasuries

    China reclaims position as world's largest holder of U.S. treasuries

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    The report comes amid the yuan's strengthening in the past three months against the greenback. China's central bank announced that the country's foreign exchange reserves increased to 3.08 trillion USA dollars in the month of July. Japan's drop in treasuries holdings was the steepest since November, falling to a level last seen in December. As per Thomas Simons, a senior economist at Jefferies LLC in New York, Demand for US Treasuries by China was motivated by the strong trade between the ...
  • No more war on Korean peninsula: Moon

    No more war on Korean peninsula: Moon

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    Top officials of the U.S. armed forces stationed in South Korea assured President Moon Jae-in that they have already beefed up their 30,000 military men for any eventuality. If the USA carries out its "planned fire of power demonstration", North Korea's official news agency warned, North Korean "artillerymen will wring the windpipes of the Yankees and point daggers at their necks".
  • Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema released

    Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema released

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    In a subtle jibe at the ruling Patriotic Front , Roan MP Chishimba Kambwili says the release of Hakainde Hichilema is as a result of global pressure. In March, 48 UPND parliamentarians were suspended after they boycotted a Lungu address. He alleged he was assaulted by police during the arrest as well as being mistreated in custody.
  • China announces September 5 cutoff of North Korean imports

    China announces September 5 cutoff of North Korean imports

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    After 00:00 hours on 5 September no import registrations of the above products from North Korea will be processed by the government. China has been regularly accused of failing to fully implement previous United Nations resolutions. That will include rigorous enforcement of sanctions, leaving no North Korean source of revenue untouched. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , arrived in Beijing today, the chairmans office said in a statement.
  • School buses are safer for kids than cars or walking

    School buses are safer for kids than cars or walking

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    The director of transportation for the Douglas County school district in Colorado said bus driving is not as attractive a job as it may have been recently. To get an idea of the safety and working conditions school bus drivers face and find out more about the monitors who assist drivers on school buses, WMNF News spoke with Curt Rock.
  • Colombia's Farc Concludes Weapons Disarmament

    Colombia's Farc Concludes Weapons Disarmament

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    FARC leader Luciano Marín Arango, who is better known by the nom de guerre Ivan Marquez, reaffirmed that the group would be entering Colombian politics , announcing what he said is likely to be the name of the former rebels' new political movement: the Revolutionary Alternative Force of Colombia (Fuerza Alternativa Revolucionaria de Colombia) - a name that preserves the Spanish acronym FARC.
  • North Korea backs off Guam missile threat

    North Korea backs off Guam missile threat

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    President Donald Trump said he would respond to further threats from North Korea with " fire and fury ", and North Korea threatened to attack Guam , a U.S. spy satellite pictures. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned yesterday that an attack against the United States could quickly escalate into war, as he and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson moved to dial down tensions.
  • Joselu: I've been playing for Newcastle already - on the Playstation!

    Joselu: I've been playing for Newcastle already - on the Playstation!

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    Rafael Benitez's frustration at missing out on several transfer targets abated a little as Spanish striker Joselu on Wednesday agreed a move to Newcastle United from Stoke City . Up front Newcastle have Aleksander Mitrovic, Dwight Gayle and Ayoze Perez but are they still in need of more firepower to make their survival a certain thing.
  • Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in one day

    Philippine police kill 32 drug suspects in one day

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    Bulacan Provincial Director Police Senior Superintendent Romeo Caramat said they have planned the operation for one month. He said the suspects were killed in armed encounters with apprehending police operatives and resulted in the recovery of a total of 21 guns that include 17.38 caliber revolvers, two improvised shotguns, a 9mm gun and a.32 caliber gun and an estimated 100.25 grams of suspected shabu.
  • North Korea cautions 'nuclear war' as Guam wakes up to D-Day

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    The missile tests last month demonstrated that the nuclear-armed regime now has intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) capable of reaching the USA mainland, experts said. But North Korea faced a severe setback when both China and Russian Federation agreed to the sanctions. Pyongyang's plans to fire missiles near Guam prompted a surge in tensions in the region last week, with US President Donald Trump saying the US military was " locked and loaded " if North Korea acted unwisely.
  • Kim Jong Un reviews

    Kim Jong Un reviews "plans" to shoot missiles near Guam

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    It has limited self-government, with a popularly elected governor, small legislature and non-voting delegate in the U.S. House of Representatives. The US and South Korea have confirmed the drills will go ahead as planned. The North's relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles began with Communist dictator Kim Il Sung, the man who started the Korean War.
  • Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

    Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

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    North Korea leader Kim Jong Un appears to have backed away from a threat to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam , opting instead to wait and see what the "foolish Yankees" do next. Japan will seek further reassurance from Washington in meetings between Japan's defence chief and foreign minister and their USA counterparts on Thursday.
  • Virginia State Police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville, witnesses say

    Virginia State Police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville, witnesses say

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    The funeral for Lt. H. Jay Cullen, the helicopter's pilot, is scheduled for Saturday at Southside Church of the Nazarene in Chesterfield County. The burial will be a private graveside service. In 2004, he graduated from the state police academy as a member of the 107th Basic Session. The funeral for Trooper-Pilot Bates will be held on Friday, August 18 at 11 a.m.at Saint Paul's Baptist Church at 4247 Creighton Rd.in Richmond, Va.
  • India, China troops in high-altitude clash

    India, China troops in high-altitude clash

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    A confrontation occurred between Indian and Chinese soldiers along a disputed border in the western Himalayas, Indian officials said on Tuesday. The two sides have also agreed that tension on other sections of border (referring to the ongoing military faceoff in Doklam area) should not spill over to the other sections of the border.
  • French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

    French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

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    North Korea last week said it was drawing up plans to test-fire four missiles that would fly toward Guam but splash into the sea before hitting the small US Pacific island territory after President Donald Trump promised to meet ongoing threats from Pyongyang with " fire and fury ".
  • Kildare Students Receiving Leaving Cert Results Today

    Kildare Students Receiving Leaving Cert Results Today

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    Although results will be posted online later this Wednesday, many students will gather outside schools across the city and county to receive the physical list. But one restaurant is hoping to ease the stress for students picking up their results. Higher Lever Irish saw a 10 per cent increase of students taking the paper, while Maths saw an 8 per cent increase.
  • Gen. Dunford visits Asia amid North Korea threats, China trade dispute

    Gen. Dunford visits Asia amid North Korea threats, China trade dispute

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    A University of Guam professor from IL told ABC News she is fearful of the rhetoric that is being used between North Korean and US leaders. His visit comes after Trump announced he was prepared to release " fire and fury " if North Korea continues to threaten the United States , making clear the military is "locked and loaded".
  • Injured Barca skipper Iniesta to miss Super Cup return

    Injured Barca skipper Iniesta to miss Super Cup return

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    He also added that the team would need to be "very good defensively" in order to have any chance of overturning the lead. Iniesta played 68 minutes of that loss to Los Blancos before he was substituted from the field of play on Sunday night, but will sit out the second leg as he nurses yet another injury setback.