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The president announced he would dissolve the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative and the Strategy and Policy Forum just after it was reported that the latter was planning to disband itself. US stocks ended slightly firmer but off the day's highs as investors anxious that the backlash to Trump's remarks could stunt his ability to deliver on pro-business promises.
  • Moon Jae-in warns North Korea against provoking during military drills

    Moon Jae-in warns North Korea against provoking during military drills

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    Some countries have recently stated that new UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea were an appropriate response to a series of recent missile tests but "talks are necessary to resolve an issue now at a critical juncture". That is 7,500 USFK troops fewer than previous year, but a USFK officer said troop size makes no big difference because the exercise is mainly a computer simulation drill .
  • Motorcyclist rides into sinkhole while talking on handphone

    Motorcyclist rides into sinkhole while talking on handphone

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    According to Chinese reports, the man was uninjured and managed to climb out of the pit, which measured two metres (6 ft) deep, eight metres long (26 ft) and five meters (16 ft) wide. The authorities soon reached the spot and blocked off the area that is likely to take up to 20 days to get it fully fixed. The CDC states that texting or looking at your phone while driving is particularly risky because it combines all three types of distraction.
  • Tens of thousands swarm Boston in rallies

    Tens of thousands swarm Boston in rallies

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    What started out as a "free (hate) speech" rally, turned into a magnificent counter-protest. Officials estimated a turnout of 40,000 demonstrators. Hours earlier Donald Trump had reacted to footage of the largely anti-fascist crowds in Boston by tweeting: "Looks like many anti-police agitators in Boston".
  • Two dead after small plane crashes in Willow Creek Canyon

    Two dead after small plane crashes in Willow Creek Canyon

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    The pilot was flying solo when the plane went down. The initial thought that two people had been on board came from the fact that there had been two eclipse-lodging-related reservations made in connection with the aircraft. The plane was registiered to a Menlo Park, California, man. Repman could not confirm what type of plane crashed, but said it was one of hundreds of planes that flew into the region for the total solar eclipse.
  • Nina Dobrev Opens Up About Why She Left 'The Vampire Diaries'

    Nina Dobrev Opens Up About Why She Left 'The Vampire Diaries'

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    For six seasons, the 28-year-old actress played lead character Elena Gilbert (and sometimes doppelganger villain Katherine Pierce.) She announced her departure from TVD after her contract ended in 2015 - just a few weeks after co-star Ian Somerhalder announced his engagement to Nikki Reed.
  • Korea, US begin talks on possible FTA amendment

    Korea, US begin talks on possible FTA amendment

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    Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. In the letter sent to South Korea, Lighthizer highlighted that among these problems were the "limited access to the Korean market for USA exports" and the "significant trade imbalance" between the two countries.
  • Police release name of motorcyclist killed in crash

    Police release name of motorcyclist killed in crash

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    Although he was freed by passers-by, the motorist died at the scene. A passenger was transported to Frisbee Hospital in Rochester, NH and was later released. State police troopers cited speed as the likely cause of the crash, McCausland said. Bureau of Highway Safety statistics show that this accident was the 11th motorcycle fatality of the year, one more than at the same time period a year ago.
  • North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'

    North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'

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    The U.S. has always maintained these are purely defensive and to keep the two militaries prepared in case of an unplanned event like a missile strike. Meanwhile, others in the president's Cabinet went to lengths to stress that, while there are military options, that war would be "catastrophic" and that diplomacy continues to be the preferred route.
  • United States and SKorean troops start major drills

    United States and SKorean troops start major drills

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    They are described as defensive, but nuclear-armed Pyongyang views them as a highly provocative rehearsal for invasion. Tensions between the United States and North Korea reached a fever pitch last week after it was reported North Korea has successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead to mount on a missile.
  • 33 people injured in train crash at station

    33 people injured in train crash at station

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    Thomas Micozzie, mayor of Upper Darby, said that four passengers who were seriously injured have been taken to hospital. Thirty-three people were injured when an incoming high-speed train struck an unoccupied train vehicle inside an Upper Darby, PA, transit terminal early Tuesday morning, Upper Darby Mayor Thomas Micozzie .
  • 10 die in train derailment in India's Uttar Pradesh

    10 die in train derailment in India's Uttar Pradesh

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    November 20, 2016: 149 people were killed and over 300 injured when 14 coaches of Patna-Indore Express derailed near Pukhrayan station, close to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. He said the death toll could rise. "The engine and first four coaches stayed upright, while the next 14 coaches derailed", Kumar said. Meanwhile, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has assured that he is personally monitoring the situation and has ordered enquiry on the same.
  • Venezuela conductor Dudamel's tour canceled

    Venezuela conductor Dudamel's tour canceled

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    Dudamel, 36, one of Venezuela's best-known celebrities, did not give a reason, but the cancellation follows escalating criticism by the conductor of government tactics in quelling protests. Dudamel is the artistic director of the youth orchestra, whose 180 members had been due to play four dates in the United States in September, including the Hollywood Bowl.
  • Powerball Jackpot Reaches 650 Million Dollars

    Powerball Jackpot Reaches 650 Million Dollars

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    The chances of winning the jackpot is one in 292 million and tickets are two dollars each. Here's Saturday's Powerball numbers: 17, 19, 39, blah, blah blah. Because there was no ideal ticket in the drawing, the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is now a $650 million annuity, worth $411.7 million cash. Wednesday's jackpot represents the third-largest in USA history.
  • No Death Penalty in Area Where Officers Killed

    No Death Penalty in Area Where Officers Killed

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    Baxter, 27, had been with the Kissimmee Police Department for three years. Miller was requesting a sergeant respond to the area. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said Saturday that officers Michael Fox and Kevin Jarrell are in stable condition following Friday night's confrontation with an armed man who was killed by the officers.
  • Andrew Weaver to re-introduce ridesharing legislation this Fall

    Andrew Weaver to re-introduce ridesharing legislation this Fall

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    But on the other side, the NDP picked up three seats in Surrey on May 9, and defeated the Liberal cabinet minister in charge of the previous government's plan to embrace ride-sharing, in part on a promise that New Democrats would craft a better deal to protect the taxi industry and its thousands of drivers.
  • US, South Korean Troops Drill Amid Standoff with North

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    North Korea has warned the USA will be "pouring gasolene on the fire" by conducting a war game with its long-time southern foe. A confidential United Nations report, seen by Reuters on Monday, found North Korea evaded United Nations sanctions by "deliberately using indirect channels" to export banned commodities and had generated $270 million since February.
  • 'Deadpool' Actor Ed Skrein Joining 'Hellboy' Reboot

    'Deadpool' Actor Ed Skrein Joining 'Hellboy' Reboot

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    This week, star David Harbour (taking over the role of Big Red from fan-favorite Ron Perlman ) teased that the film will have an Indiana Jones vibe while ditching the origin story this time around, and now we're getting more news about the growing cast.