• 'God Has Given Authority to Take Out Kim Jong-Un': Pastor Jeffress
'God Has Given Authority to Take Out Kim Jong-Un': Pastor Jeffress

A well-known evangelical pastor and spiritual mentor for President Donald Trump asserted Tuesday that God won't mind if the president wipes North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un off the face of the earth. He has also claimed there should be a wall built around Jerusalem, telling a congregation at St John's Episcopal Church in Washington DC: "You se...

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  • Tropical Storm Franklin Strengthens Slightly
Tropical Storm Franklin Strengthens Slightly

The visible-light image, captured by the MODIS instrument aboard Aqua, showed Franklin's western quadrant over the Yucatan Peninsula as Franklin's center remained over the northwestern Caribbean Sea. The storm will produce drenching rainfall of up to 8 inches, life-threatening flash flooding, hurricane-force winds and storm surge of 2 to 4 feet wit...

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  • Putin vows continued Russian support for Georgia's rebel Abkhazia
Putin vows continued Russian support for Georgia's rebel Abkhazia

Georgias Minister for Reconciliation and Civil Equality, Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, believes that Vladimir Putins planned visit to Georgias occupied Abkhazia region is a “part of the continued occupation and an attempt at formally annexing Georgias historic lands”.

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  • Police carry out dawn raids across Sydney
Police carry out dawn raids across Sydney

The Australian Federal Police have arrested three members of Sydney's Ibrahim family as part of an worldwide drug bust worth almost $1 billion. Officials in the Netherlands seized 1.8 tons of MDMA, also known as ecstasy, 136 kilograms (300 pounds) of cocaine and 15 kilograms (30 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine, all bound for Australia, the Au...

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  • LDS Church releases general authority
LDS Church releases general authority

The last leader to be removed within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the late George P. Lee. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Tuesday it had excommunicated a member of its Quorum of the Seventy.

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  • 'Hopefully' we never need our nuclear arsenal
'Hopefully' we never need our nuclear arsenal

Then, on Wednesday, he issued a series of tweets extolling the US nuclear arsenal. "In the morning of August 8 the air pirates of Guam again appeared in the sky above South Korea to stage a mad-cap drill simulating an actual war", the KCNA statement read.

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  • The FBI raided Paul Manafort's house
The FBI raided Paul Manafort's house

Agents presented Manafort with a wide-ranging search warrant as they raided his residence and collected various documents and other materials. Manafort's name has come up as part of the USA investigation into Russia's attempt to meddle with last year's election.

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  • Starbucks unveils new drink called the Horchata Frappuccino
Starbucks unveils new drink called the Horchata Frappuccino

And then it will be topped off with whipped cream, caramel, and cinnamon and sugar sprinkles, according to the coffee company based in Seattle. On its website, Starbucks describes the drink as "delightful during the warmer months, and like summer, not here for long".

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  • U.S. secretary of state visits Thailand
U.S. secretary of state visits Thailand

After meeting Prayut, Tillerson left for Kuala Lumpur to continue his visit. He will meet Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi this morning before returning to the US. According to Thai customs-cleared figures, imports rose 35 percent from a year earlier in the first six months of 2017 while exports to the United States rose 7 percent.

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  • Lawmakers slam Trump's 'fire and fury' toward North Korea
Lawmakers slam Trump's 'fire and fury' toward North Korea

South Korea too is working to build its monitoring and striking abilities, along with the radars and remote-controlled reconnaissance planes to track and neutralize North Korean missiles in pre-emptive attacks. "Launching a missile at Guam is not something he can get away with". Nuclear fears were already running high when The Washington Post ...

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  • CNN Poll: Two-thirds see North Korea as a very serious threat
CNN Poll: Two-thirds see North Korea as a very serious threat

Malcolm Turnbull has rejected the wisdom of U.S. president Donald Trump's vow to respond to North Korea with " fire and fury " if it threatens to attack the United States again, warning a conflict would have "catastrophic consequences" for the world.

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  • Cool with rain today
Cool with rain today

Today: Mostly Cloudy with Showers and Storms Likely. Beyond a few isolated areas of rain in our northeastern areas, we stayed dry and beyond another very slim chance, we should stay dry again today in most areas. A surface cold front is dropping across the plains of Colorado Sunday morning to mark the continuation of below-normal temperatures ...

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  • Markets rattled as United States tensions with North Korea escalate
Markets rattled as United States tensions with North Korea escalate

I want to reassure the people of Guam that now there is no threat to our island or the Marianas. The Congresswoman for the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam on Wednesday said she was confident U.S. The island's tourism website says: "Only on Guam can you find star-sand beaches , crystal clear blue skies and world-famous sunsets". In respons...

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  • Korean stocks down 1.1 pct on heightened tensions over N. Korea
Korean stocks down 1.1 pct on heightened tensions over N. Korea

Guam's Department of Homeland Security and Office of Civil Defense say they are monitoring North Korea with US military and government officials. Guam is armed with the U.S. North Korea expressed outrage at the U.N. vote, vowing to launch "thousands-fold" revenge against the United States. A modernization effort started by former President Barack...

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  • At the 200-day mark, Trump is still behind on nominations
At the 200-day mark, Trump is still behind on nominations

It was strongly behind him during the Republican primary season when the majority of the overall party split its support among 16 other candidates. Democratic lawmakers are seeking information about how the U.S. "Interesting to watch Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT talking about hoax Russian collusion when he was a phony Vietnam con artist...

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  • Man charged over Kilkee stabbing refused bail
Man charged over Kilkee stabbing refused bail

Two other men arrested over the killing were released without charge, with files being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. Mr Haugh's remains will be reposing at St Senan's Church in Kilkee this evening and his funeral Mass is to take place tomorrow afternoon.

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  • J&K: Encounter breaks out in Tral, 3 terrorists holed up
J&K: Encounter breaks out in Tral, 3 terrorists holed up

The search operation of the Army combined with Jammu and Kashmir Police was followed by this encounter which is still underway in Pulwama's Tral area. One or two terrorists of Hizbul Mujahideen were believed to be trapped in the region. Sources said the three insurgents were taking bath when they were zeroed in by government forces at Gulab Bagh ...

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  • Guam residents fear attack after North Korea statements
Guam residents fear attack after North Korea statements

And it threatens the peace of the region, the peace of the world". "He has been very threatening beyond a normal state, and as I said they will be met with fire, fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before".

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  • Trump, NK escalate tension with war of words
Trump, NK escalate tension with war of words

North Korea threatened to hit Guam with its Hwasong-12 missiles, which it says can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. The frightening claims were made in the Washington Post , citing a confidential assessment by the US Defense Intelligence Agency.

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  • North Korea faces 'fire and fury' if nuke threat continues
North Korea faces 'fire and fury' if nuke threat continues

The resolution , deemed the harshest since its first nuclear experiment in 2006, was payback for Pyongyang's testing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, which for the first time showed a capacity to hit the US mainland. While China has consistently supported United Nations sanctions on North Korea over the country's nuclear an...

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  • North Korea says it released Canadian detainee
North Korea says it released Canadian detainee

Lim's family told local media they have become increasingly anxious about his welfare since the death of an American student in June just days after he had been released from a North Korean prison. At the time of his arrest, he was called by his kith and kin as one of the most influential Christian missionaries operating in North Korea. But some ...

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  • Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of A-bombing
Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of A-bombing

Tomihisa Taue urged nuclear states to abandon such weapons and criticised Japan's government for not taking part in the global effort toward a nuclear ban. "What if Kim Jong-un pushes a nuclear weapons launch button?" "I think neighboring Japan has a risk of being hit", said Tamio Ishida, 59, whose father was a survivor.

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  • Trump Retweets News Report Based on Leaked Information, Anonymous Sources
Trump Retweets News Report Based on Leaked Information, Anonymous Sources

Yesterday, Mr Trump warned that the hermit kingdom will be " met with fire and fury " if it continues to threaten the US. In any case, McCain seemed to suggest that Trump's threats amount to an overstatement, though concerning. "It scares me as far as its potential is concerned because they have 1,000 rockets aimed at (South Korea capital) Seoul th...

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  • City council delays proposal allowing noncitizen voting
City council delays proposal allowing noncitizen voting

College Park, a city of 32,000 in Prince George's County, would allow citizens 28 days before the election to register to vote, and non-citizens can register to vote within 14 days of the election. But not everyone agrees. The vote is scheduled to happen at Tuesday's city council meeting. Although College Park City Councilwoman Mary Cook said she...

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  • Sebi bans trading in shares of 331 suspected shell companies
Sebi bans trading in shares of 331 suspected shell companies

Some of the prominent companies identified by Sebi include Parsvnath Developers , J Kumar Infraprojects, Adhunik Industries, Rei Agro, Birla Cotsyn, Zenith Birla, Winsome Diamonds and Jewellery among others. Since these shares would be moved to stage four from August 8, these securities would not be available for tradingthis month. In a letter...

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  • Opioid overdose death toll continues upward trend
Opioid overdose death toll continues upward trend

The corrected estimates can differ significantly from reported rates for example, the opioid and heroin death rates based on death certificate reports in Pennsylvania in 2014 were 8.5 and 3.9 per 100,000 people respectively. CDC however makes its reports a year later. Cocaine overdose deaths decreased to less than 100 in 2012 before rising again in...

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  • Israeli official: Netanyahu not forced to resign if indicted
Israeli official: Netanyahu not forced to resign if indicted

PNN reports that, according to Channel 2, the four felonies are: privately employing an electrician who did not win a tender, and covering his work expenses with state funds, improper use of state funds for her late father's medical care, purchasing garden furniture for the Prime Minister's Residence and moving it to the Netanyahu's private residen...

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  • Sack bank staff who don't learn Kannada in 6 months: KDA
Sack bank staff who don't learn Kannada in 6 months: KDA

Non-Kannadian staff should also learn Kannada within six months. The fact that these banks have not respected the local language can not be ignored as it may lead to future conflicts . This is very important in grameena banks as they cater to the rural population . The KDA chairman also said that he will soon visit the banks in the st...

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  • Countdown to India-China military clash has begun
Countdown to India-China military clash has begun

Indian Army is now more than prepared at the Doklam . Indian border troops are no rival to [Chinese] field forces. China has repeatedly disputed Bhutan's claim over Doklam - A 269 sq km plateau in Bhutan which overlooks the strategic Chumbi valley.

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  • Guam residents fear attack after N.Korean threat
Guam residents fear attack after N.Korean threat

Department of Defense is monitoring this situation very closely and is maintaining a condition of readiness". The spokesman said the U.S. B-1B strategic bombers, which are based in Guam , are "getting on the nerves of the DPRK and threatening and blackmailing it through their frequent visits to the sky above South Korea ".

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  • BJP loses high-stake battle in Gujarat- and some face too
BJP loses high-stake battle in Gujarat- and some face too

Gohil refuted reports that the legislators would be flown to Delhi to meet the Congress president. The Election Commission of India, in a midnight order Tuesday, ruled in favour of the Congress party when it invalidated the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs for the election of three members from Gujarat in the Rajya Sabha.

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  • David Letterman will return to TV, signs a deal with Netflix
David Letterman will return to TV, signs a deal with Netflix

Letterman was last seen on TV as a late show host in May of 2015, after an impressive 33-year, 6,028-episode career. More than two years after ending his 22-season run on CBS, David Letterman is ready to come out of retirement. "I feel excited and lucky to be working on this project for Netflix ", Letterman says in a statement. Will Do...

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  • Trump 'Starts His Day With a Folder of Flattering News and Photos'
Trump 'Starts His Day With a Folder of Flattering News and Photos'

If you were tasked with complimenting Donald Trump , what would you say? Another White House official said that Priebus and Spicer ordered the special folders and would personally deliver them to Trump to help curry his favor. Trump staffers crawl news sites and social media daily to prepare the contents of the folder, Vice reported. It often me...

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  • Oil Prices Steady As Saudi Cuts September Supplies
Oil Prices Steady As Saudi Cuts September Supplies

Light, sweet crude for September delivery settled down 22 cents, or 0.4%, to $49.17 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. That is reportedly the first cut to Asia since the cartel production-reduction pledge. Officials from a joint OPEC and non-OPEC technical committee are meeting in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday to discuss ways to increase complian...

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  • Trump launches
Trump launches "real" TV news with former CNN commentator

The 90-second news of the week video-anchored last week by the President's daughter-in-law Lara Trump-highlights events that occurred over the seven-day period. A former CNN commentator is now being featured as the host of an mock-TV news report touting President Trump's successes in what is being dubbed "Trump TV" on his official campaign Faceboo...

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