• US, South Korea to conduct joint exercise Aug 21-31: Pentagon

    US, South Korea to conduct joint exercise Aug 21-31: Pentagon

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    North Korea declared it has the military capacity to target the mainland U.S.as well as the US territory Guam in a strike the USA can not "dodge", according to CNN . Last week, North Koreans announced they had finalized a plan to fire four missiles toward the island of Guam, which is considered the USA territory.
  • US CENTCOM chief visits North Waziristan, lauds Pak Army's efforts

    US CENTCOM chief visits North Waziristan, lauds Pak Army's efforts

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    Abbasi also raised the Kashmir issue with Votel. Appreciating Pak Army's efforts, the CENTCOM commander also realized the importance of Pak-Afghan bilateral border security cooperation. should recognise Pakistan's efforts in fighting terrorism and its commitment to peace and security in Afghanistan. The delegation was briefed on the Army's operations in the agency and the security mechanism on the Pak-Afghan border, added ISPR.
  • U.S. pledges support to Spain in investigating terror attacks

    U.S. pledges support to Spain in investigating terror attacks

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    IS said its fighters "ran over several Crusaders with a truck in the coastal town of Cambrils". Intelligence agencies have long warned that Catalonia was at high risk of an attack. The story ends with one remaining "terrorist" ordered by General Pershing to go back and tell others what Pershing did. "They had a terrorism problem and there's a whole thing with swine and pigs and you know the story they don't like them ...
  • NC team notches flawless game in Little League World Series

    NC team notches flawless game in Little League World Series

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    North Carolina , representing the Southeast region, used three pitchers on Friday to pitch a flawless game. They play again Sunday afternoon at 2 against the West. North Carolina earned a 6-0 win over South Dakota before exploding for a 16-0 win over California, which ended after five innings due to a mercy rule.
  • Trump says U.S. history and culture being 'ripped apart'

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    Tom Payne says he knows the flawless place: Beauvoir, a privately run museum on 52 acres (20 hectares) in Biloxi, Mississippi, that once served as Davis' retirement home. White supremacy is repulsive. This time he insisted there were "very fine people on both sides" of the racial chasm in Charlottesville. The nuanced statements reflect the party establishment's delicate dance.
  • Corporators clash over Vande Mataram

    Corporators clash over Vande Mataram

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    The Mayor, Bhagwandas Ghadamode, then suspended both corporators for "insulting" the national song. Shiv Sena and BJP corporators created a ruckus after the AIMIM corporators refused to stand. Objecting strongly to AIMIM Corporators" act, BJP-Shiv Sena raised slogans of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai", and "If you want to live in this country, you will have to sing "Vande Mataram'", and flung their shawls around in the hall.
  • Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

    Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

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    Duke University president Vincent Price said in a letter to the campus community that he consulted with faculty, staff, students and alumni before deciding to remove the statue. "He didn't believe there could be a biracial community here". The president's sentiments on the matter of Confederate statues and memorials to Founding Fathers were literally an echo of an article written earlier today by the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer .
  • Trump digs in against critics of his Charlottesville violence response

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    Later, Thursday, Sen. Dan Sullivan, an Alaska Republican, directed a comment to Trump on Twitter: "Anything less than complete & unambiguous condemnation of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the KKK by the @POTUS is unacceptable". Spokeswoman Eileen Sheil said the Cleveland Clinic considered "a variety of factors" in deciding to cancel an event that typically generates $1 million a year.
  • Punjab dengue experts leave for Peshawar

    Punjab dengue experts leave for Peshawar

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    Addressing the meeting, the chief secretary said that keeping in view the situation in Peshawar, anti-dengue activities must be expedited throughout Punjab. "The experts are going to Peshawar on the directions of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif", said Primary and Secondary Healthcare Minister Khwaja Imran Nazir at a news conference here on Saturday before leaving for Peshawar with Prof Faisal Masood.
  • Trump, Lindsey Graham in Twitter fight over Charlottesville remarks

    Trump, Lindsey Graham in Twitter fight over Charlottesville remarks

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    Joining a nationwide chorus of bipartisan outrage, Ohio Republicans this week nearly unanimously condemned the violence at an alt-right rally in Charlottesville , Va. "Any time he steps up and tries to equate two groups or two conversations, I think that muddies the water", Lankford said of Trump . "And you had some very bad people in that group".
  • China nixes military option for North Korea

    China nixes military option for North Korea

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    Such a move would guarantee devastating retaliation by Kim Jong Un against South Korea, Japan and the tens of thousands of USA troops there. The North Korean leader "said that the USA imperialists put their own necks into the noose through their reckless military confrontation racket, adding that he would watch a little longer the conduct of the foolish and stupid Yankees", the ambassador told Guterres.
  • Boston 'Free Speech Rally' Surrounded by Over 30K Protesters

    Boston 'Free Speech Rally' Surrounded by Over 30K Protesters

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    The protest was organized by the Boston Free Speech Coalition, which has denounced white supremacy and racism, and describes itself as coalition of "libertarians, progressives, conservatives, and independents and we welcome all individuals and organizations from any political affiliations that are willing to peaceably engage in open dialogue about the threats to, and importance of, free speech and civil liberties".
  • USA general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

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    According to CNN , Pyongyang also declared that its army can target the United States anytime, and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the USA can "dodge the merciless strike". Much of it involves computer-based simulations. Moon's news conference Wednesday came less than one week before the beginning of yearly military exercises between South Korean and USA troops.
  • USS John McCain collides with merchant ship

    USS John McCain collides with merchant ship

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    Initial reports indicated that the destroyer sustained damage to her port side aft. A search-and-rescue mission is under way involving Singapore ships, helicopters and tug boats, as well as US Navy aircraft. The McCain is a 154-metre-long Arleigh Burke-class destroyer based at the 7th Fleet's home port in Yokosuka , Japan. That collision resulted in the deaths of seven U.S.
  • Drunk driver had toddler in the vehicle

    Drunk driver had toddler in the vehicle

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    First, the officer asked her to follow his pen with her eyes, but she stumbled to the side. Police say she already had multiple citations for passengers younger than 18 years old not wearing a seat belt. Police stopped the auto and administered a field sobriety test. He talks to the driver, Brandy Lerma for almost 20 minutes. "I will kill you", Lerma is seen screaming, as she kicked the backseat of the cruiser.
  • Watford beats Bournemouth 2-0 in EPL

    Watford beats Bournemouth 2-0 in EPL

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    We are getting a great price on this bet so I think it is by far the best option in respect to betting. Normally when they play at home they cause opponents problems but we controlled it very well. "But it was slow again, too methodical". He had another effort later in the half that Gomes saved and one more when he failed to do justice to a Ryan Fraser cross in the opening minute of the second half.
  • Australia crowned 2017 FIBA Asia Cup champions

    Australia crowned 2017 FIBA Asia Cup champions

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    Despite Haddadi filling up the paint, Australia continued to attack the rim which was exemplified by Mitch Creek (12 points, four rebounds, four assists) soaring in for a dunk while Matt Hodgson and Kickert cleaned up the glass with a couple of big offensive boards.
  • Cloud cover and storms will limit viewing of eclipse

    Cloud cover and storms will limit viewing of eclipse

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    A few clouds linger this morning, trying to move up from our south. Temperatures will range from 87 to 91 degrees with dew points in the low 70s. Thursday Night .Mostly cloudy. Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds with afternoon scattered showers and storms. After sunset, rain chances will begin to go back down. There will be an additional ISOLATED rain chance after 3pm Saturday as well.
  • 1 dead, 2 injured after domestic violence incident on UNC campus

    1 dead, 2 injured after domestic violence incident on UNC campus

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    Two people were injured, and police were investigating the murder as a domestic incident. Residents in the complex are concerned even though police say there's no threat for danger. Another resident, Rutu Shah, was surprised to hear of the incident. So I think it's really shocking. The child's father was described as a UNC graduate student.
  • Contradictory remarks by Bannon, general deepen confusion over North Korea

    Contradictory remarks by Bannon, general deepen confusion over North Korea

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    In air conditioned bunkers and at military bases across South Korea, it is with keyboards - not tanks - that South Korean and the USA forces will launch military exercises on Monday, denounced by North Korea as a rehearsal for war. HEO KYUNG YON, from Pohang on South Korea's east coast, said Trump's personal self-regard was reflected in his approach to the region and was responsible for inflaming tensions.