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The Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise will conclude on August 31. "We have no intention of raising military tensions on the Korean Peninsula", President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said Monday. goal of getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, according to the report by independent U.N. experts who monitor sanctions violations for the U.N.
  • Tillerson, Mattis rebuff Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North Korea

    Tillerson, Mattis rebuff Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North Korea

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    The U.N. Security Council unanimously a US -drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea on August 5 that could slash by a third the Asian state's $3 billion annual export revenue. mission said Kim told Guterres. Referring to Bannon's quoted remarks, he said: "I've not been involved in any discussions associated with reducing or removing our presence in South Korea".
  • Keak Da Sneak Shot & In Critical Condition

    Keak Da Sneak Shot & In Critical Condition

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    He was hospitalized, and his injuries are life-threatening, Tan told the East Bay Times . Police have not yet identified any suspects. Complex General Manager Oscar Edwards said Williams put on a 30-minute show, took pictures with fans and left with his wife and other relatives at about 11:30 p.m.
  • N Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill

    N Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill

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    The annual 10-day Ulchi-Freedom Guardian war games began on Monday in South Korea, involving about 17,000 United States soldiers, as well as forces from allies including Australia. China and Russian Federation last week urged the U.S. to suspend the drills in exchange for North Korea suspending its missile and nuclear tests.
  • North Korea slams joint US-South Korea military drills

    North Korea slams joint US-South Korea military drills

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    Meanwhile, North Korea's propaganda website Uriminzokkiri said in a commentary that the US and South Korea are staging an exercise to try to wage a nuclear war around the Korean Peninsula, warning, "the North Korean army is placing the South Korean military in its crosshairs".
  • Phoenix, law enforcement prepare for President's rally in Downtown Phoenix

    Phoenix, law enforcement prepare for President's rally in Downtown Phoenix

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    Announcing a pardon at a campaign-style event would be unprecedented in modern presidential history. The president doesn't have to go through the Justice Department's process to pardon Arpaio. Arpaio acknowledged violating the order, but said it was "not intentional". But an early commutation of a sentence without DOJ involvement in a high-profile case wouldn't be entirely without precedent.
  • South Korea, US begin annual military drills

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    Tens of thousands of South Korean and U.S. troops are taking part in the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" joint military drills, a largely computer-simulated exercise that runs for two weeks in the South. But the North's harsh rhetoric heeds more attention this year, military experts said, since it is the first major drill since the North test-fired ICBMs.
  • One person was hit and killed while watching the solar eclipse

    One person was hit and killed while watching the solar eclipse

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    Dispatch says another woman was injured in the crash near the Primary Care. A woman was driving on Main Street when she lost control of her auto and struck two women who were watching the eclipse, the station reported . Accident reconstruction units were on scene investigating the incident. State Police Capt. Jennifer Sandlin confirmed the pedestrians were viewing the partial eclipse.
  • Politics Why Buhari Will Work From Home Even After Resumption

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    He also said he agrees with the president when he says Nigeria's unity is not negotiable. In an apparent move to reassure Nigerians living in places removed from their states of origin, Mr. The nature of the illness hasn't been disclosed. "In the light of the above, we likewise, salute the leadership acumen of the vice president and commend his outstanding efforts which addressed secessionist agitations in the absence of Mr.
  • Chilean courts ease strict abortion laws in the nation

    Chilean courts ease strict abortion laws in the nation

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    Chile's Constitutional Court has legalised abortion in exceptional cases, ending the country's absolute ban on the procedure. Monday's judgement dismissed challenges brought forward by conservative political parties opposed to the reform, Rodrigo Pica , the court's secretary-general, told a news conference.
  • WalletHub slams Owens Community College in new survey

    WalletHub slams Owens Community College in new survey

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    The data set ranges from the cost of in-state tuition and fees to student-faculty ratio to graduation rate. New Mexico ranked 17 out of 44 in a survey of 2017's States with the Best and Worst Community-College Systems . Community colleges offer a flawless solution - and a better alternative to forgoing higher education altogether. Furthermore, the study only took into account the states with at least two community colleges.
  • Lebanon played major role in thwarting Australia plane bomb plan, says minister

    Lebanon played major role in thwarting Australia plane bomb plan, says minister

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    Nouhad Machnouk told reporters that four Lebanese-Australian brothers, including one who is in detention in Lebanon, had planned to blow up the plane with bombs hidden inside a large Barbie doll and a meat grinder. Police allege one of them sent his unsuspecting brother to catch an Etihad Airways flight from Sydney on July 15 carrying a home-made bomb, which was reportedly disguised as a meat mincer, built at the direction of a senior commander in the militant ISIL group.
  • United States troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis

    United States troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis

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    The wargames, details of which are a closely guarded secret, simulate military conflict with the isolated country. "We call on all countries to redouble their efforts, including through implementation of agreed UN Security Council resolutions, to bring North Korea to its senses and end its reckless and risky threats to the peace of our region and the world", he added.
  • Chris Christie no longer in running for local sports radio gig

    Chris Christie no longer in running for local sports radio gig

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    One of the more intriguing rumblings in NY sports media this year has been the possibility of New Jersey governor Chris Christie eventually replacing Mike Francesa on WFAN's afternoon drive time show. He added, "I made that clear to them prior to leaving for my family vacation two weeks ago". On Saturday the Daily News reported that Christie had been informed that he was no longer in the running, though the search is still on for Francesa's replacement.
  • Palestinians await 'clear vision' from United States on peace talks

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    The Palestinian leader spoke in Ramallah with ultra-left Meretz party head Zahava Gal-On, whose office later released details of the conversation to the media, including quotes from Abbas . Trump, who visited Israel and the occupied West Bank in May, has said he believes he can mediate a final peace agreement that has eluded his predecessors.
  • Mum 'cut in half' by hospital lift after giving birth

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    It is thought the woman who was lying on a stretcher with her newborn was being transported by staff to a maternity unit on the third floor when the horrifying incident occurred. Marina Alvarez, the regional health minister spoke during a press conference at the hospital, called the incident "unusual and tragic". "I'm a total wreck", Jose told ABC Sevilla .
  • Mom, 26, cut in half when elevator reportedly malfunctions in freak accident

    Mom, 26, cut in half when elevator reportedly malfunctions in freak accident

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    Rocio Cortes Nunez, 26, is said to have been killed as she was being pushed into a lift on a stretcher that was going from the second to the third floor of the Virgen de Valme Hospital in Seville, southern Spain. Nunez's mother, who refused to give her name, said: "My heart missed a beat". 'She had given birth at 11 in the morning so I went to the information desk.
  • President Trump used naked eyes to stare into solar eclipse

    President Trump used naked eyes to stare into solar eclipse

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    Trump's family joined Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, daughter and White House aide Ivanka Trump , and others on the balcony around 2:38 p.m., according to the pool reports . Sporting eclipse glasses - for only part of the viewing - and standing alongside Melania Trump and their son, Barron, Trump viewed what was a partial eclipse in Washington , DC.
  • Terror cell responsible for Barcelona attack busted, killer driver missing

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    Zoido also said that Spanish police have dismantled the terrorist cell behind the double terror attacks. Seven victims were injured in that attack, one of whom later died. Some reports indicated that the driver is 17-year-old Moussa Oukabir who was among the five terrorists shot in Cambrils in the early hour of Friday, while others said the driver could have been Younes Abouyaaqoub, who is one of four terrorists still at loose.