• Does North Korea Have an ICBM With a Working Reentry Mechanism?
Does North Korea Have an ICBM With a Working Reentry Mechanism?

In a statement to ABC News , Air France said the flight was not in any danger and that Pyongyang's missile test zones "don't interfere in any way with Air France's flight paths". North Korea does not issue such releases. "It's a bit too early to determine if Friday's ICBM launch showed [a successful] re-entry test", Defence Minister Song Young...

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  • Jacinda Ardern grilled over motherhood plans on first day
Jacinda Ardern grilled over motherhood plans on first day

That is unacceptable in 2017. "It should not predetermine whether they are given a job or have job opportunities". When he defended himself, she asked: "Would you ask a man if they are likely to have kids in the future?" The change in Labour leadership appears to have won over the Maori Party .

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  • Venezuela sends two top opposition leaders back to jail
Venezuela sends two top opposition leaders back to jail

And it would make it much more hard to impose global diplomatic sanctions against the Maduro regime. Maduro has also said he would use the assembly's powers to bar opposition candidates from running in gubernatorial elections in December unless they sit with his party to negotiate an end to hostilities that have generated four months of prote...

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  • No reported Maute presence in Manila ahead Asean meet - metro police chief
No reported Maute presence in Manila ahead Asean meet - metro police chief

Foreign ministers from Asean and China will gather in Manila for the 50th Asean Ministerial Meeting this week. Twenty-seven foreign ministers from the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its dialogue partners like Japan, the United States, India, Canada and Russian Federation, will gather in Manila from Friday until Tuesday.

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  • Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls
Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls

Senior Congress leader and party's Gujarat Rajya Sabha candidate Ahmed Patel on Wednesday accused the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) of witch-hunt to win a single seat. Clearly, next week's election to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat would not be a routine affair it used to be in the past. His party colleague and Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha a...

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  • Jordan in response to Jewish Temple Mount visits:
Jordan in response to Jewish Temple Mount visits: "extremists invaded al-Aqsa"

According to the organization Students for the Temple Mount, this is a "historical record". The Western Wall is a remnant of the Second Jewish Temple, built on the site of the first and destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD. Activists have been organizing a campaign in recent days aimed at encouraging Jews to visit the site on Tisha B'Av , followin...

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  • Trump dictated son's statement about Russian lawyer meeting
Trump dictated son's statement about Russian lawyer meeting

During Tuesday's press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed that Trump Jr.'s initial statement had been accurate. While the president hosted small business leaders to talk taxes and jobs, his press secretary was hammered with questions about Trump family business held behind closed doors - specifically the Was...

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  • Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites
Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites

Indeed, such a tactic is at odds with the strategies employed by anti-affirmative action groups that are now fight race-conscious admissions policies in court. Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law president Kristen Clarke criticized the project as an inversion of the civil rights division's original objective and "longstanding priorities"...

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  • Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory
Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory

You may have felt like a rock star in the Oval Office, Anthony, but global diplomacy is no Iron Maiden concert, and any sort of nod to Tom Cruise should be exclusively reserved to a Top Gun party. Colbert even threw Scaramucci a fake going away party with decorations that looked repurposed from a welcome affair. Noah was pleasantly befuddled by...

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  • WashPost: Trump Dictated Son's Statement on Russian Meeting
WashPost: Trump Dictated Son's Statement on Russian Meeting

Never before has it been reported President Donald Trump actually created the intentionally misleading statement. Lawyers for Trump Jr. -who was forced to modify his statement several times after reports indicated his retelling was less-than-truthful-have previously insisted the president's son's legal team was "fully prepared and absolut...

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  • Anti-immigration Facebook group confuses bus chairs with women wearing burkas
Anti-immigration Facebook group confuses bus chairs with women wearing burkas

Norway's Integration and Diversity Directorate has posted a summary surrounding the country's attitudes towards immigration and diversity. "Could be terrorists with weapons". "I'm shocked by how much hate and fake news is spread there". The hatred that came against empty buses really showed that the prejudices trumped wisdom.

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  • Great Lakes States Wolves Retain Endangered Species Protections
Great Lakes States Wolves Retain Endangered Species Protections

The Interior Department removed the gray wolf from the endangered species list in western Great Lakes states in 2011. "But federal lawmakers from numerous affected states have been working to legally remove the wolf from the Endangered Species list, claiming the animals" population has grown to healthier levels.

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  • Coast Guard 'will not break faith' with transgender members, leader says
Coast Guard 'will not break faith' with transgender members, leader says

Commandant Paul Zukunft said he "will not turn my back" on his branch's transgender enlistees at the Center for Strategic and International Studies forum in Washington . The Pentagon has not been able to say whether Mattis was even consulted about the ban ahead of time or merely informed after the decision was made.

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  • Saudi Arabia plans luxury beach resorts on Red Sea
Saudi Arabia plans luxury beach resorts on Red Sea

It will contribute to a qualitative shift in the concept of tourism and hospitality. "This "... will bring new and direct investments while seeking to attract and redirect Saudi tourism expenses into the kingdom.", the Spa statement said.

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  • Pence says Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
Pence says Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

Vice President Mike Pence , at a press conference in Georgia with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili , said unequivocally that "President Trump will sign the Russian Federation sanctions bill soon". Grybauskaite told Lithuanian national radio on Monday that the USA would double the number of military jets and increase American troops on her co...

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  • White House: Trump 'Didn't Dictate' Don Jr.'s Statement on Russian Federation
White House: Trump 'Didn't Dictate' Don Jr.'s Statement on Russian Federation

As The New York Times prepared a story revealing that the meeting in June 2016 had taken place, White House advisers allegedly planned for Mr Trump Jr to release a statement fully explaining the circumstances. The subject line of the email from Trump Jr inviting Kushner and Manafort to the meeting read "Russia - Clinton - private and confide...

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  • 2310-calorie dish tops list of unhealthy restaurant meals
2310-calorie dish tops list of unhealthy restaurant meals

The dish answers a question asked by the chain's chief culinary officer, Donald Moore: "How can we turn a meat lover's pizza into a pasta?" The dish is comprised of Italian sausage, pepperoni, a meatball, mushrooms, and bacon, "served over parmesan cream pasta".

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  • Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea
Top Senate Democrat urges Trump to block China deals over North Korea

The intercontinental ballistic missiles are said to have far-reaching abilities. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Japan would exhaust "each and every method" to urge countries to fully follow through with economic sanctions against the North as required by U.N.

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  • Corey Lewandowski fired from One America News Network
Corey Lewandowski fired from One America News Network

Robert Herring , One America's chief executive, declined to comment directly on Lewandowski's status with the channel save to note that the one-time Trump campaign manager was spending an inordinate amount of time on-air with OANN's competitors.

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  • Heightened security at Australian airports: What you need to know
Heightened security at Australian airports: What you need to know

LONG queues, three-hour check-ins and extra security could be the new reality for Australian travellers following the disruption of an alleged conspiracy to plant a bomb on a flight . The alleged plot has also raised longstanding security fears over the amount of automation at modern airports meaning customers can book online, get boarding passe...

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  • Security guard-fan brawl at A's-Giants game was over stolen backpack
Security guard-fan brawl at A's-Giants game was over stolen backpack

Security Associates, a sub-contractor hired by Staff Pro, the company contracted by the A's to provide security during the regular season. Guard won't return after incident with fan during Oakland A's game Oakland police say the security guard's backpack was stolen.

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  • Pence: Baltic States' Greatest Threat Comes from Russian Aggression
Pence: Baltic States' Greatest Threat Comes from Russian Aggression

NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission involves allied aircraft securing the airspace of the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Pence will hold discussions Monday with Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia, Raimonds Vejonis of Latvia and Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania on the second day of a European tour that also takes him to Georgia and Monten...

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  • Retired generals and admirals condemn Trump's ban on transgender troops
Retired generals and admirals condemn Trump's ban on transgender troops

Signatories included retired Marine General John Allen, who formerly led U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and retired Army Major General Antonio Taguba, who investigated abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. But Trump's tweets were quickly criticized by lawmakers, including chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Sen. When Donald ...

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  • Parents claims children were taken from them over low IQ scores
Parents claims children were taken from them over low IQ scores

Records show family members cited an instance in which Ziegler 'has been sleeping with the baby on the floor and nearly rolled over on him.' They also complained that he often 'forgot to feed the dog'. Has the state over-reached in the case of Amy Fabbrini and Eric Ziegler or were they simply acting out in the couple's two best children's best ...

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  • Danielle Bregoli Sentenced to Five Years Probation - Won't Be
Danielle Bregoli Sentenced to Five Years Probation - Won't Be "Cashing" Anyone Outside

Phil , pleaded guilty to four charges in June including grand theft, possession of marijuana, and filing a false police report. As part of her plea deal, Bregoli will be put on probation until she is 19. She later admitted her acquisitions to be false. However, she is also in the middle of a legal battle between her mom and estranged father I...

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  • White House admits Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation statement
White House admits Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation statement

He wanted the statement to say that the meeting had been initiated by the Russian lawyer and primarily was about her pet issue - the adoption of Russian children. One of Trump's lawyers, Jay Sekulow, told the Post , "apart from being of no effect, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate, and not pertinent".

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  • GOP Shows Signs of Reaching Out to Democrats on Health Care
GOP Shows Signs of Reaching Out to Democrats on Health Care

Their drive to tear down Obama's law crashed with three disastrous Senate votes last week. U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander on Tuesday made the first move by a senior Republican to work with Democrats on repairing Obamacare after his party failed to repeal and replace the healthcare law, announcing work on bipartisan legislation to stab...

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  • 10 days in, pro-LGBT Scaramucci out from White House role
10 days in, pro-LGBT Scaramucci out from White House role

Although they have found no evidence that campaign officials were aware of Russian hacking efforts, Donald Jr's own email chain suggests he was told that Ms Veselnitskaya was bringing information as part of Russian government support for Mr Trump.

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  • Highway 44 closed near Hokah after officer involved shooting
Highway 44 closed near Hokah after officer involved shooting

The chase ended when the two men crashed into a bean field in Caledonia. He was then booked with the La Crosse County Jail on probable cause of attempted murder, according to the BCA. A portion of Highway 44 between Hokah and Caledonia was closed for almost twelve hours as investigators gathered evidence. An investigation is underway by the Minne...

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  • Senate Democrats press for bipartisan talks to overhaul tax code
Senate Democrats press for bipartisan talks to overhaul tax code

Three Democrats from states easily carried by President Donald Trump - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN, and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota - did not sign the letter. "This time, all three are working together", he said. Unlike in the case of the failed healthcare legislation, this time the White House , and Republicans in the Ho...

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  • Ex-PM Yingluck remains defiant as verdict looms
Ex-PM Yingluck remains defiant as verdict looms

The scheme offered to buy rice from farmers at a double of market price then keep in store houses nationwide. The scheme was meant to help farmers by driving up sale prices, but it backfired and became mired in corruption claims. Thailand also ended up with 18 million tons of rice in stock piles which the military government has auctioned off since...

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  • China warns Trump over North Korea: 'Don't stab us in the back'
China warns Trump over North Korea: 'Don't stab us in the back'

He added that North Korea and the U.S. "hold the primary responsibility to keep things moving, to start moving in the right direction, not China". U.S. To show the maximum range of Hwasong-14 with a "large specified sized weighty nuclear warhead, Friday's test was designed,"#Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ), controlled from Pyongyang sai...

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  • Honolulu bans texting while crossing streets in bid to curb injuries
Honolulu bans texting while crossing streets in bid to curb injuries

Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the legislation on July 27. Honolulu, Hawaii, will soon become the first major USA city to bar pedestrians from looking at their electronic devices while crossing the street. Looking at one's phone while walking might not seem like too hard of a task, but every once in a while it proves to be a painful endeavor, take...

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  • Shell Won't Reopen Fire-Hit Refinery Before Latter Half of August
Shell Won't Reopen Fire-Hit Refinery Before Latter Half of August

Shell stopped loadings of oil products from the Rotterdam refinery yesterday and reported a hydrogen fluoride leak. The huge fire was brought under control by firefighters around 0400 GMT i.e. News of the shutdown drove up the benchmark diesel refining margin in northwest Europe LGO-1=R, the profit that refiners can make from refining crude into ...

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  • Deputies: Dead man in shooting that injured 2 officers named
Deputies: Dead man in shooting that injured 2 officers named

Gary Brizzee the chief of Los Banos Police said that on Monday a 60-year-old veteran officer was shot in the head, torso and lower leg while the other police officer got the gunshot wound in the torso, he had joined the Los Banos Police department about 1 year ago.

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