• China on Possible US Sanctions: Beijing Didn't Trigger North Korea Problem
China on Possible US Sanctions: Beijing Didn't Trigger North Korea Problem

Last Saturday, the president posted a tweetstorm that began with him saying he's " very disappointed in China " and concluded with him asserting that "China could easily solve" the North Korea problem. "Can we work together jointly on the key security challenge facing Northeast Asia, which is the North Korea challenge?" she said. U.S. President D...

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  • Korean foreign ministers hold meeting at ASEAN Forum in Manila
Korean foreign ministers hold meeting at ASEAN Forum in Manila

In addition, the sanctions place nine individuals and four entities on the United Nations blacklist, including a global asset freeze and travel ban on North Korea's primary foreign exchange bank. Kang is thanking the USA for consulting with South Korea on the sanctions. On Saturday, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted the resolution tight...

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  • China Vows to Strictly Implement UN Resolutions on N. Korea
China Vows to Strictly Implement UN Resolutions on N. Korea

China's foreign minister said on Sunday new UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea were an appropriate response to a series of recent missile tests but talks were necessary to resolve an issue now at a critical juncture. But Wang, the Chinese envoy, cast the North Korean foreign minister's presence in Manila as a positive, enabling him to...

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  • Korea to abide by United Nations sanctions, stop missile tests
Korea to abide by United Nations sanctions, stop missile tests

Kang, in particular, expressed gratitude for the U.S.' "full consultations" with the Seoul government in the process of adopting a fresh sanctions resolution against North Korea. It also prohibits countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korean laborers working overseas, bans new joint ventures with North Korea and any new investment ...

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  • Britain willing to accept a £36bn Brexit divorce bill
Britain willing to accept a £36bn Brexit divorce bill

However, it falls well short of the 100-billion-euro ($118 billion) sum discussed in Brussels. Previously, the publication noted, Brussels wanted London to pay €60 billion to leave the bloc. The IoD set out a range of transitional options including membership of the European Economic Area and extending the Article 50 negotiating timetable, whic...

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  • Dilip Kumar Will Be In The ICU For Next Three Days
Dilip Kumar Will Be In The ICU For Next Three Days

He is now in the continuous care of Dr. Arun Shah (Nephrologist) and Dr. Nitin Ghokhle (Cardiologist). The actor will be kept under observation in the intensive care unit ( ICU ) for the next two-three days, a senior official said. Earlier, Kumar's wife Saira Banu had said, "We (all) should pray he recovers soon". Dilip Kumar made his acting ...

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  • Netanyahu aide says Israeli leader calm in face of charges
Netanyahu aide says Israeli leader calm in face of charges

Sources within Israel's political system believe that the coalition political parties will not pressure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over the recent developments in the police investigations involving him. Netanyahu's bureau rejected the allegations on Thursday، calling them "unfounded claims". In the investigation labeled C...

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  • The Kardashian family thinks Caitlyn Jenner is a traitor
The Kardashian family thinks Caitlyn Jenner is a traitor

Studies estimate there are as many as 15,000 transgender people already serving this country - and for those fearless people fighting for our nation, Trump's early morning tweets must be devastating. It will harm morale in the military as service members see their brothers and sisters in arms - some of whom are now forward deployed - thrown out...

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  • Trump adviser Miller could expand White House role, but talks remain informal
Trump adviser Miller could expand White House role, but talks remain informal

The White House correspondent asked Miller a question regarding the administration's immigration policy, which turned into a lecture about what Acosta thought should be the US stance on immigration. "The Statue of Liberty was not conceived and sculpted as a symbol of immigration, but it quickly became so as immigrant ships passed under the torc...

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  • Venkaiah Naidu, former BJP Chief, elected India's Vice President
Venkaiah Naidu, former BJP Chief, elected India's Vice President

Naidu won 516 of the total 771 votes polled, in the 786-member electoral college. Fifteen MPs did not cast their votes and 11 others were declared invalid, reducing the margin of victory to 386. "I am confident @MVenkaiahNaidu will serve the nation as a diligent & dedicated Vice President, committed to the the goal of nation building", the Prime M...

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  • Consumers continue to experience slow internet owing to undersea cable fault
Consumers continue to experience slow internet owing to undersea cable fault

Internet users experienced difficulties in internet browsing speed and some even had no internet services at all. The official said another worldwide cable system SEA-ME-WE 4 was already under fix by the global consortium, thus consumers will face difficulties until the cable is repaired.

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  • Will I be able to see the solar eclipse in Washington?
Will I be able to see the solar eclipse in Washington?

If your eyes get exposed to excessive ultra violet radiation in a short time, especially during eclipse, you may experience eye sunburn namely photokeratitis. On Aug. 21, the library will offer programming starting at 12:30 p.m., according to the release. She said the peak of the event will take place around 1:10 p.m.

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  • Polk County looking for missing, endangered 6-year-old boy
Polk County looking for missing, endangered 6-year-old boy

According to the FDLE, Adam Roach was last seen in the area of the 12000th block of Thomasville Circle in Lakeland, Florida. He was wearing a dark blue shirt covered with dinosaurs, dark blue shorts and no shoes. The Lakeland Ledger reported that Adam, who was hard of hearing and functioned on about an 18-month-old level, walked away from his home ...

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  • United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea
United Nations imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said he hoped recent remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "were honest - that the US is not seeking to dismantle the existing situation or to forcibly unite the peninsula or to militarily intervene in the country".

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  • N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals
N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

It was noted on Sunday that Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the anniversary had acquired renewed urgency as North Korea moves ever closer to acquiring nuclear weapons. A second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9 and Japan surrendered six days later, bringing an end to World War II. On August 6, 1945, a United States B-29 pla...

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  • Jaitley meets kin of slain RSS worker in Kerala
Jaitley meets kin of slain RSS worker in Kerala

The family members of the victims, who belonged to the CPI-M and killed in different parts of the state, are staging the dharna demanding that the Union minister visit their homes too and listen to their woes. Governor P. Sathasivam had summoned chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and DGP Loknath Behara. A K Remya, President of Eranholi Grama panchay...

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  • What the Statue of Liberty says
What the Statue of Liberty says

It was one that struck at the core of one of the most visible symbols of America's identity: the Statue of Liberty . Miller in his rebuttal questioned whether poem was really representative of USA values on the basis it had been added to the statue after it was conceived as a symbol of American liberty.

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  • Bipartisan drive to pay health insurers faces Senate hurdles
Bipartisan drive to pay health insurers faces Senate hurdles

Instead, everything got consumed by the health-care storm, which culminated in the bill failing by a single vote last week. Congress is ready for a break. If the bill passes, it goes to the second body for further consideration, debate, amendment and passage. The president has been critical of Senate Democrats , calling them "OBSTRUCTIONISTS...

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  • Exposing the Obamacare Scheme That Gave Congress a Health Care 'Bailout'
Exposing the Obamacare Scheme That Gave Congress a Health Care 'Bailout'

Senate Democrats met with President Barack Obama in 2013 to address this problem. Republicans could also pull a radical overhaul of the legislative process and abolish the filibuster. This would create competition where only one private insurance plan is available. "Many others without government subsidies will find themselves unable to affo...

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  • United Nations aims more sanctions at North Korea
United Nations aims more sanctions at North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Saturday passed a resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea for its continued intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) testing and violations of UN resolutions. Haley said at the time that another resolution would be pointless. The ministers "strongly call upon" North Korea, as a member of the ASEA...

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  • AIADMK factions trade corruption charges, possibility of merger looks bleak
AIADMK factions trade corruption charges, possibility of merger looks bleak

Former CM O. Panneerselvam camp supporter KP Munusay said that former chief minister J Jayalalithaa had earlier expelled the incumbent AIADMK deputy general secretary and, therefore, there was no reason for him to appoint his loyalists as office-bearers of the party.

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  • Anti-ISIS coalition operations have killed at least 624 civilians since 2014
Anti-ISIS coalition operations have killed at least 624 civilians since 2014

The hospital serves over 100,000 people in the city, she noted.Asa'ad pointed out that there is no presence of the IS militants in the hospital, adding that what Raqqa is subject to can not be fighting terrorism, but destruction. But the Syrian government has countlessly complained to the UN Security Council about what it described as "the crimes o...

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  • North Korea Gets Rebuke From Southeast Asian Diplomats Ahead of Regional Meeting
North Korea Gets Rebuke From Southeast Asian Diplomats Ahead of Regional Meeting

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have overshadowed discussions at the annual Association of South-East Asian Nations ministerial meetings in Manila , which were being held on Saturday as the regional bloc was to mark its 50th founding anniversary.

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  • After Health Care Victory, Senate Democrats Seek Compromise on Tax Plan
After Health Care Victory, Senate Democrats Seek Compromise on Tax Plan

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had already warned before the failed vote that if the GOP couldn't come together to find a solution on its own, the party would then have to spent time working with Democrats to fix Obamacare's problems rather than repealing it, at least in the meantime.

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  • Irish PM: 'Matter of time' for N. Ireland and gay marriage
Irish PM: 'Matter of time' for N. Ireland and gay marriage

He described Mr Varadkar's comments as "unhelpful towards progressing talks aimed at restoring devolution Stormont". Brexit is the challenge of our generation. David Davis, pictured meeting Michel Barnier for Brexit talks in Brussels last month. Varadkar, who raised concerns about Brexit creating a new barrier to free trade and commerce bet...

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  • While Trump's away, 'much-needed' White House renovations begin
While Trump's away, 'much-needed' White House renovations begin

Besides the replacement of the West Wing's heating and cooling system, repairs also are to be made to the steps on the South Portico, the side of the White House facing the National Mall. Also accompanying Trump were his daughter, Ivanka Trump , and her husband, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner. "Trump O'Clock" came particularly earl...

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  • Jefferies Group Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Kinross Gold Co. (K)
Jefferies Group Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Kinross Gold Co. (K)

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.64% of the company's stock. It also reduced its holding in Facebook Inc Cl A (NASDAQ:FB) by 12,320 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 35,721 shares, and cut its stake in Cincinnati Finl Corp Com (NASDAQ:CINF).

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  • The plot against aircraft of the Etihad remotely operated by the AR
The plot against aircraft of the Etihad remotely operated by the AR

The improvised explosive device was meant to be smuggled onto a flight on July 15th, but the plan was aborted before the device reached airport security. Communications with the extremist group began in April and they sent components and propellants through worldwide cargo from Turkey to the men, police said.

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  • Putin goes quadricycling, rafting, and spearfishing on two-day Siberian adventure vacation
Putin goes quadricycling, rafting, and spearfishing on two-day Siberian adventure vacation

Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week enjoyed a nature-filled vacation that included hiking, fishing and diving, according to photos. Pictures and video footage released by the Kremlin on Saturday showed Putin spear-fishing, swimming and sunbathing alongside Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.

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  • No Injuries In Explosion At Bloomington Islamic Center
No Injuries In Explosion At Bloomington Islamic Center

Federal investigators are in Bloomington Sautrday after a reported explosion at an Muslim community center. The investigation had been handed over to the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, they added. Bloomington police said the explosion likely wasn't caused by a gas leak , but stopped short of calling the incident...

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  • Plumber dies at Bigg Boss house
Plumber dies at Bigg Boss house

There was breathless speculation about Oviya's fate in " Bigg Boss " the whole of last week. After Oviya went out of the house, Snegan and Bindhu Madhavi cried for her. He was working as a plumber in Bigg Boss in Tamil Nadu hosted by versatile actor Kamal Hassan. In this 6th week if Bigg Boss , it is time to eliminate one more contestant fro...

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  • Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah says IT raids politically motivated
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah says IT raids politically motivated

Shivakumar was at the resort when the I-T officials raided his room there and took him away for questioning. The IT department on July 2 had raided Shivakumar's residence and at a private resort in Bengaluru , where Congress' MLAs from Gujarat are staying.

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  • Draft UN resolution would slash North Korea exports by a third: diplomat
Draft UN resolution would slash North Korea exports by a third: diplomat

In order to pass, the resolution needs the support of at least nine of the 15 Security Council members, with none of the five permanent members, including China and Russian Federation, exercising their veto privilege. However, the resolution reportedly does not block crude oil supplies to the regime, a proposal that received most attention. U...

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  • Senate GOP Finds More Time to Revive Obamacare Repeal Bill
Senate GOP Finds More Time to Revive Obamacare Repeal Bill

The criticism from Flake is especially striking since he is one of just two GOP senators facing competitive re-election races in next year's midterm elections, the other being Dean Heller of Nevada. Sen. To stress their point, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer on the floor Tuesday morning, said , "we will not support any effort to rewrite...

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  • Senate Blocks Trump from Making Appointments During August Recess
Senate Blocks Trump from Making Appointments During August Recess

Under Article One of the Constitution "neither House, during the session of Congress , shall, without the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days", and the House is also now holding pro-forma sessions, the Hill reported . Asked if he was now glad the NLRB case had been litigated, Coons added on Thursday to laughter: "I think it's i...

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