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North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles into sea following South Korea's military drill along with the United States , worldwide media reported. The launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and USA troops take part in joint military drills in the south of the peninsula, which the North views as highly provocative.
  • N.Korean army warns USA of retaliation

    N.Korean army warns USA of retaliation

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    We can not guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. With tensions high on the Korean peninsula, China - Pyongyang's main ally and trading partner - has urged the United States and South Korea to scrap the drills, as has Russian Federation.
  • North Korean missile didn't fail after all

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    The officials say the North has developed the multiple-tube launchers because they are cheaper than short-range, Scud-type ballistic missiles and because they enable more projectiles to be fired. South Korean President Moon Jae-in called a national security council meeting. The South Korean and US militaries are in the midst of the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills involving computer simulations of a war to test readiness and run until August 31.
  • Harvey kills at least 1, officials warn of mass flooding

    Harvey kills at least 1, officials warn of mass flooding

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    The most powerful hurricane to hit the USA state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland yesterday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 209kmh winds. Capt. Tony Hahn, commander of the Corpus Christi sector, said Saturday that the two helicopters managed to rescue the people when it became safe enough to do so.
  • Nick Saban reacts to news of Alabama DL Raekwon Davis being shot

    Nick Saban reacts to news of Alabama DL Raekwon Davis being shot

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    Davis was hospitalized at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa; his wound is considered to be minor. Investigators said Davis was not targeted and hit by a stray bullet. Davis, a 6-foot-7, 306-pound sophomore from Meridian, Mississippi, is a projected starter at defensive end this season after playing in seven games as a reserve in 2016.
  • At least 12 killed in separate insurgent attacks in Afghanistan

    At least 12 killed in separate insurgent attacks in Afghanistan

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    Another 19 injured were also admitted, he added. The victims included both soldiers and civilians, a government spokesman said. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but Taliban fighters have stepped up attacks against Afghan security forces over the past two years and after the withdrawal of most foreign combat troops.
  • About 20000 cruise passengers stuck at sea because of Harvey

    About 20000 cruise passengers stuck at sea because of Harvey

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    The Ecstasy cruise liner is moored against the skyline of hurricane-hit New Orleans in September 2005. Cruise details will be finalized once we have confirmed our arrival into Galveston. The ships likely won't be able to make their next attempt to enter the port, which is completely closed to ship traffic, until Tuesday, according to Roger R.
  • United States revises assessment on North Korean missile launches

    United States revises assessment on North Korean missile launches

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    The launches are believed to be North Korea's first test since the Fourth of July when it fired its first intercontinental ballistic test into the sea near Japan. The launch comes just days after two dozen Australian troops touched down in South Korea for the annual war games. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said only that President Donald Trump had been informed about it, adding, "We are monitoring the situation".
  • North Korea fires missile into sea

    North Korea fires missile into sea

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    The latest update brings it more closely in line with the South Korean military evaluation, which didn't mention any missile failures. Those flew more than 250 kilometers in a northeastern direction, it added. "But I want to acknowledge the steps they've taken so far". "The situation could escalate at any moment". The tests were the first since July 28, when the North had fired off an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of reaching the US mainland and major cities around the ...
  • Girl dies after shooting in Sydney's west, police say

    Girl dies after shooting in Sydney's west, police say

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    A three-year-old girl was found dead at a home on Sunday evening after emergency services were called to Lalor Park in Sydney's west. 'I hate you, I hate you, ' the woman inside the van could be heard shouting to an unknown person as the door opened.
  • NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast

    NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast

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    Heavy thunderstorms are starting to organize off the coast of Georgia. While Texas is dealing with historic flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey, those on the East Coast are watching what could become Tropical Storm Irma. The coast will see the rain start as early as Monday morning while inland areas won't see the heavy rain until late Monday into Tuesday . "The main impacts for the beaches will be heavy rainfall , which will add up to 3" to 6".
  • Nursing home residents rescued after waiting in several feet of water

    Nursing home residents rescued after waiting in several feet of water

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    Coast Guard on route right now for rescue. #HoustonFlood ", said McIntosh on Twitter. "Thank you to the National Guard & the Galveston City Emergency crew for our rescue", TimothyMcIntosh posted on Twitter. Instead, they were instructed to stay in place and have a disaster plan. Residents in the Houston area woke Sunday to flooded streets and homes, submerged cars and news of high water rescues after Harvey dumped between 15 and 30 inches of rain on the city overnight.
  • 'Chemical haze' threatens UK's Sussex, locals warned to avoid beaches

    'Chemical haze' threatens UK's Sussex, locals warned to avoid beaches

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    A popular East Sussex beach has been evacuated and locals told to shut their doors and windows after a massive "chlorine cloud" left 50 people with burning eyes. "We can see the haze from here.it is certainly coming in". "I came home and I walked through, and my wife had the same thing, my five-year-old daughter she had the same problem, my son as well".
  • Storms likely for the rest of the day in Topeka

    Storms likely for the rest of the day in Topeka

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    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour. However, stronger storms are possible and could bring about heavy rains and 30-40 miles per hour winds. MONDAY: Mostly cloudy. Low: 70. Northeast winds will be 10 to 15 miles per hour with a 30 percent chance of rain. A cold front will bring better storm chances to the eastern half of the state by Monday along with slightly cooler temperatures to begin the week.
  • Triple-digit temperatures ramp up across San Diego County

    Triple-digit temperatures ramp up across San Diego County

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    Triple-digit temperatures are expected to continue throughout the region, one day after the heat in Thermal broke a record set more than three decades ago. An excessive heat warning is in place from 10 a.m. Monday to 10 p.m. Wednesday . Some cities in the Inland Empire will be as hot as 108 degrees.
  • Syrian army establishes full control over new strategic positions in Homs

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    The Syrian Air Force carried out a number of airstrikes targeting ISIL positions in the surroundings of al-Panorama at the southwestern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city, destroying weapons' depot and one of the ISIL main command centers. The SDF is mostly on the river's north and east bank, where Raqqa lies. They had taken part in every SDF campaign and were now fighting inside Raqqa, he said.
  • Eight people killed in minibus, lorry crash in Britain

    Eight people killed in minibus, lorry crash in Britain

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    He has been bailed to appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court on 11 September. Four others were injured in the collision just before 3.15am on Saturday in the southbound lane of the M1 motorway, near the English town of Newport Pagnell, 80 km northwest of London, police said.
  • Houston Jewish Community Hit Hard By Hurricane Harvey

    Houston Jewish Community Hit Hard By Hurricane Harvey

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    Ike caused more than $30 billion in damage in Texas and Louisiana. "We're unable to get out on the streets yet", Sims said. One video released by the Coast Guard shows a man in a life jacket being pulled to shore as a vessel called the Signet Enterprise languishes in the background with its stern submerged.