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That sparked a grim warning by President Donald Trump that Washington could rain "fire and fury" on the North. The Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of North Korea's ruling party, said in an editorial that the USA moves to place the worst-ever sanctions on it and launch military provocations have made the situation extremely tense.
  • Democrats May Be Making a Mistake — The AP Notices

    Democrats May Be Making a Mistake — The AP Notices

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    Shame!", the USA president wrote on Twitter. While many Republicans have broken publicly with Trump over his response to the rally, no Republican member of Congress has called for impeachment or resignation over the matter. "I don't think it does", said former Republican National Committee communications director Doug Heye, when asked if Bannon's departure made a difference.
  • Take Preventive War With North Korea Off the Table

    Take Preventive War With North Korea Off the Table

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    After a day of high-level meetings, USA and Japanese officials said they had agreed to boost defenses against North Korea's growing military threat. Tillerson reiterated the USA interest in resuming a long-stalled diplomatic dialogue with Pyongyang in an effort to stop its nuclear development.
  • Serbia recalls embassy staff from Macedonia

    Serbia recalls embassy staff from Macedonia

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    Serbia has not recognized Kosovo's independence claim and opposes its attempts to join worldwide organizations. Monday's move coincided with reports that Macedonia was joining diplomatic efforts to secure membership for Kosovo, a former Serbian province, to the United Nations cultural agency, UNESCO.
  • Tribunal dismisses appeals against acceptance of Kulsoom Nawaz papers

    Tribunal dismisses appeals against acceptance of Kulsoom Nawaz papers

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    The PML-N candidate also failed to disclose the details of her assets and besides, she declared herself as dependent on her husband, they argued and added on the contrary, she owned shares in the off-shore companies of the family. The appeals against the returning officer's decision were filed by the PPP and PAT. Therefore, Rashid demanded, Kulsoom Nawaz's nomination papers be rejected.
  • Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

    Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

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    According to a press statement from Seoul's Defense Ministry, the drill is a "computer simulated defensive exercise created to enhance readiness, protect the region and maintain stability". South Korea's top military officer said the current security situation on the peninsula was "more serious than at any other time" and warned Pyongyang it would "retaliate resolutely" against any attack.
  • Multi-million bonuses for German auto executives not fair - Merkel

    Multi-million bonuses for German auto executives not fair - Merkel

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    In an interview with the Bild newspaper on Monday, Merkel said that, from her point of view, those who are in power for longer periods of time acquire useful experience. "We now have significantly less immigration than at the time when I made those comments". Seehofer said he would aim to ensure the measures already taken to reduce refugee arrivals are protected by a future government after the September 24 election.
  • South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tensions

    South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tensions

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    Tensions between the two nations have grown in recent weeks, forcing China to step in and urge restraint. Pyongyang then threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the U.S. South Korea's top military officer said the current security situation on the peninsula was more serious than at any other time and warned Pyongyang it would retaliate resolutely against any attack.
  • North Korea media grade South Korea President Moon Jae-In a fail

    North Korea media grade South Korea President Moon Jae-In a fail

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    Pyongyang has often staged provocations as a show of force against past military drills, such as missile launches or movements of its arsenal and troops along the tense border. To do that, weapons experts say , the isolated state needs to carry out at least another nuclear test, its sixth, and more tests of long-range missiles.
  • Man confesses to killing 6-year-old sister, two young cousins

    Man confesses to killing 6-year-old sister, two young cousins

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    Mommy's here, baby". The 25-year-old has been taken into custody by local cops in the town of Clinton with authorities saying he has confessed to the killings. Investigators were still working to determine a motive, the release said. A fourth child was also home at the time of the stabbings, but was unharmed.
  • North Korea warns of nuclear war over USA military drills with South

    North Korea warns of nuclear war over USA military drills with South

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    A small number of British and Australian troops have also been deployed to take part in computer-simulated exercises. The Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise will run through next Thursday, focusing on a "tailored joint deterrence strategy" based on the Operational Plan 5015 of the Combined Forces Command, officials said.
  • Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

    Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

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    Using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and state-of-the-art sonar, the wreckage of the US Navy warship that delivered the first operational atomic bomb was found on August 18 lying 18,000 ft (5,500 m) below the surface in the North Pacific somewhere between Guam and the Philippines.
  • US, South Korea prepare for joint military exercise amid heightened tensions

    US, South Korea prepare for joint military exercise amid heightened tensions

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    Trump pledged to respond to any North Korea aggression with " fire and fury " last week, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated Trump's strong stance on Thursday, saying Washington is "prepared militarily" to respond, adding that although the U.S.is seeking a peaceful solution, it "has to be backed by a strong military effect if North Korea chooses wrongly".
  • Charlottesville Mayor Demands Special Session On Pulling Down Confederate Statues

    Charlottesville Mayor Demands Special Session On Pulling Down Confederate Statues

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    The poll, conducted through and after Trump defended Tuesday his initial failure to specifically denounce neo-Nazi groups for their role in the attack, found rising disapproval of the president's response. "I think there is blame on both sides", the president said at an August 15, 2017, press conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan. But she said "now I will not" talk to the president after a news conference in which Mr Trump equated violence by white supremacists at the rally with ...
  • President Trump, Sen. Graham Spar on Twitter

    President Trump, Sen. Graham Spar on Twitter

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    The torch rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville , CA. "President Trump has failed the presidential test of moral leadership". The Times noted that Bannon could remain a close confidante for Trump from the outside. Is it murder, is it terrorism? And it was a disgusting thing to watch. Graham, a frequent critic of the President who unsuccessfully ran against him in the 2016 presidential primaries, warned Wednesday that Trump's rhetoric is "dividing Americans".
  • S. Korea War Games Set to Begin on Monday

    S. Korea War Games Set to Begin on Monday

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    Much of the discussion focused on North Korea, which also poses a threat to Japan. North Korea described the South Korean administration of President Moon Jae-in as a "failure" and said economic sanctions are not compatible with calls for dialogue.
  • Worldwide search underway for driver in Barcelona attack

    Worldwide search underway for driver in Barcelona attack

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    Spanish authorities had not yet drawn any direct links between ISIS extremists and the suspects in the Spanish attacks. As a result, it is believed cell-members resorted to the twin van attacks, first in Barcelona and then in the seaside resort town of Cambrils - where five attackers were killed in a shoot-out with police, but not before killing a woman.
  • Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump

    Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump

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    German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said "it was intolerable how Trump is now glossing over the violence of the right-wing hordes from Charlottesville". He criticized efforts in a growing number of USA states, including Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, to remove statues honouring Confederate leaders.