• Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump
Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

A Reddit user posted a diptych of Trump and Jong-un with their hair meticulously swapped on August 10, coinciding with the publication of French magazine Libération's take on the very same idea, and it features an outstandingly blond, Trump-ified version of the North Korean leader.

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  • Japan interceptors ready for Pyongyang threat
Japan interceptors ready for Pyongyang threat

But Alaska leaders say they have full confidence in the military's ability to stop a North Korean missile headed toward the US, and they aren't planning additional public preparedness efforts in response. Sullivan was hesitant to directly criticize the president for his somewhat brash remarks on North Korea, but made it clear in an interview that h...

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  • Can US Attack North Korea and Claim 'Self Defense'?
Can US Attack North Korea and Claim 'Self Defense'?

The Associated Press reports that Yun is the only USA diplomat in contact with representatives of the North Korean government. The meetings, led by the US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun and reported on by CNN, have focused on Americans detained in North Korea, but have also touched on the relationship between the two cou...

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  • Trump tells Calvo he's behind Guam
Trump tells Calvo he's behind Guam "1000%"

They should have had me eight years ago, somebody with my thought process, because that was the time. "We encourage everyone to go through their lives and live them like you would do any other day", he said. "The people of Guam know that they're protected, they know that they're safe". We are a safe family destination. He said there had only be...

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  • Jawan Martyred in Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan in J&K's Poonch Sector
Jawan Martyred in Ceasefire Violation by Pakistan in J&K's Poonch Sector

However, in the exchange of fire, Naib Subedar Jagram Singh Tomar was grievously injured and later succumbed to his injuries. The deceased soldier belonged to Village Tarsana, district Morena, Madhya Pradesh. "A mortar shell landed in a residential house of Mohammad Shabir at Gohlad, Kalran area of Balakote sector". "The 45-year-old lady Raqia ...

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  • Dead, 2 Injured in New Milford Plane Crash
Dead, 2 Injured in New Milford Plane Crash

Grabner said one of the crash victims, an injured man, walked to a nearby home and the homeowner called police around 9:50 a.m. Police arrived at the airport within minutes. There were three people on board the aircraft when it crashed, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The crash remains under investigation by the NTSB.

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  • Trump aide says Tillerson's role is diplomatic, not military
Trump aide says Tillerson's role is diplomatic, not military

She added, "I think that everyone has clearly heard what Secretary tillerson's forceful comments have been and continue to be", on North Korea . While Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea not to threaten the usa and spoke of meeting the North with "fire and fury like the world has never seen", Tillerson on Wednesday played down those comments...

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  • Trump's Rhetoric On North Korea Calls Diplomacy Into Question
Trump's Rhetoric On North Korea Calls Diplomacy Into Question

Gore told Newsweek that Trump's "intemperate comments on North Korea were really unwise". Max Fisher at the New York Times points out five reasons not to panic (paywall), including that "current American action, or lack thereof, sends a message of calm and caution, rather than 'fire and fury '".

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  • Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam
Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam

Most experts agree that North Korea could have a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on a missile. Janice Furukawa, who has prepared a typhoon emergency kit, said: 'To be honest, I'm more anxious about the projectiles from the typhoons when we get strong winds than whatever projectiles Kim Jong Un says he will launch on Guam '.

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  • Light plane flips and crashes at Queensland airport
Light plane flips and crashes at Queensland airport

Crews on scene say the plan hit a treeline and part of the plane is in a tree. The South African pilot, who built the plane himself, was airlifted to Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital in a critical condition while the passengers were transported to Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

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  • Missile threat is great for tourism, Trump tells Guam
Missile threat is great for tourism, Trump tells Guam

Pyongyang said this week it is planning to launch four missiles into waters near the coast of Guam, which is a major USA military hub with a population of 163,000 - all of whom are technically U.S. But according to U.S. president Donald Trump , the threat of nuclear armageddon will be good for local tourism. He then reassured Mr Calvo, who he...

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  • US' Tillerson arrives in Philippines for ASEAN Forum
US' Tillerson arrives in Philippines for ASEAN Forum

Wang also urged the USA and South Korea "to stop increasing tensions" and said that all sides should return to negotiations. The US-drafted resolution imposed a full ban on North Korea's exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, and lead ore, as well as fish and seafood.

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  • Wall St set to open flat after inflation data, N.Korea tensions
Wall St set to open flat after inflation data, N.Korea tensions

The remarks, following North Korea's earlier revelation of a plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, gave investors further incentive to take to the sidelines at least in stock markets. rig count is published at 1:00 p.m. "Risk assets remain out of favour, as the threat of a conflict with North Kore...

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  • Safety Tips for Watching the Solar Eclipse
Safety Tips for Watching the Solar Eclipse

In the path of totality, the moon will pass in between the earth and the sun, casting a shadow on earth and blocking the sun's light, UV, and Infrared Radiation. Here on the Keweenaw Peninsula, we will have a 71 percent eclipse. APO president Carol Levy has been around the world to see many solar eclipses on Indonesian mountains and in Zambian co...

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  • Jogger bus pusher still on the loose as man released without charge
Jogger bus pusher still on the loose as man released without charge

The bus stopped and passengers tended to the woman following the incident at about 7.40am on May 5. Fortunately, she only suffered some bruising and back pain from the sudden attack . "He is pleased to have been able to react the way he did and that there was no serious injury to the lady". However, his colleagues apparently think the bus d...

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  • Mourners set to remember woman killed by officer
Mourners set to remember woman killed by officer

The father and the fiance of an Australian woman shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call grieved at a public memorial service Friday night, the same time the family had planned to be on a plane to her wedding.

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  • Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha
Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha

The deceased has been identified as Harihar Mallick from Basudevpur area in Bhadrak district who died today morning while was undergoing treatment at the Central ICU of the hospital. Two doctors have also tested positive for the H1N1 virus prompting the authorities to start a vaccination drive in government-run hospitals. "Isolation wards have been...

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  • Korea: 3.5 million sign up to fight against US
Korea: 3.5 million sign up to fight against US

At least 3.5 million young people and retired soldiers have joined the North Korean military to fight in the event of a war against the USA, state media said , adding that people are rising up "to retaliate against" Washington. Trump has repeatedly stated that the White House has run out of patience with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. In an ed...

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  • Threat of 'Fire and Fury' Wasn't Enough for North Korea
Threat of 'Fire and Fury' Wasn't Enough for North Korea

In this context, Tillerson used the weekend gathering of the ASEAN regional forum, Asia's biggest security group that also includes "outside" nations such as the United States, North Korea and Japan, to try to isolate Pyongyang by "drastically" reducing their dealings with it.

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  • The curse of Harling Wood: An elderly dog walker murdered, a
The curse of Harling Wood: An elderly dog walker murdered, a

The victim's two dogs stayed by his body until it was found by a passer-by among thick nettles and undergrowth. On Friday, police released CCTV footage of the last known sighting of Wrighton before he was killed. "I would ask people to remain vigilant and to contact us if they see anything suspicious". The third man is described as a white male...

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  • Twitter users are reporting Trump's account for
Twitter users are reporting Trump's account for "threatening violence" against North Korea

A Republican who's a leading voice on defense issues says President Donald Trump has "basically drawn a red line" with his strong warning on North Korea . nuclear capabilities on Twitter, potentially escalating further the growing standoff with Pyongyang. Mr. Trump did order a review of USA nuclear posture and strategy early in his presidenc...

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  • Japan's Kono briefly chats with N. Korea foreign minister Sunday
Japan's Kono briefly chats with N. Korea foreign minister Sunday

China has taken some unilateral actions to tighten the screws on North Korea, including banning all coal imports into the country in February. "The Joint Communique reflected the recent developments which promote confidence-building and contribute to reducing tensions in the region, such as the adoption of the Framework of the Code of Conduct in ...

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  • Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff — CNN's Zakaria
Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff — CNN's Zakaria

Truman's fiery rhetoric in a statement 72 years ago, in which Truman announced toward the end of World War II that the US had dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Less than a week later, on August 8, President Trump responded to North Korea's latest missile test by threatening to unleash " fire and fury " against Pyongyang, raising alarms throu...

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  • Public Service Commision urges residents to call before digging
Public Service Commision urges residents to call before digging

Aside from violating the law, failing to have buried utilities marked before digging could lead to an interruption in service, costly repairs or serious injury. Calling 811 has prevented thousands of underground excavation damages. 811 can be called from anywhere in the country. An operator will gather information about digging plans, and notify ...

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  • Guam preps citizens on how to survive a nuclear attack
Guam preps citizens on how to survive a nuclear attack

A drumbeat of threats by North Korea over the years has fostered a sense of resilience among the island's 162,000 inhabitants, whose lives are deeply intertwined with the U.S. "If our past generations dealt with it, so can we", said Santos, the Guam Museum employee, who was born and raised on the island. Japan is now planning to purchase three ...

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  • RPC Singh replaces Sharad Yadav as the party leader in Rajya Sabha
RPC Singh replaces Sharad Yadav as the party leader in Rajya Sabha

Amid stifling tension in JD (U) corridors, Congress President Sonia Gandhi called for a unity meet on Friday. However, ANI quoted JD (U) leader K C Tyagi as saying "our MLA has voted for BJP ". Getting tough on its senior leader Sharad Yadav, the Janata Dal United has submitted a letter to vice-president to remove him from Rajya Sabha as the...

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  • Secretary Mattis says United States is 'ready' to counter North Korean threat
Secretary Mattis says United States is 'ready' to counter North Korean threat

A number of USA allies, including Australia and Japan, have said that they're prepared to stand with Trump and will take military action against North Korea if Jong Un launches an attack against Guam, according to Fox News. President Donald Trump "was informed of the growing threat last December and on taking office his first orders to me emph...

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  • Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un
Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un

When you hear words come out of his mouth, it seems like they could come out of the mouth of Kim Jong-un. "It's tailor-made for somebody to misuse". And - but I'm telling you is that, once these - once you start seeing missile launches, you're going to see - the time for cranking up the anti-war machine is right now.

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  • US Navy destroyer challenges Beijing in South China Sea
US Navy destroyer challenges Beijing in South China Sea

Interaction between the Chinese and U.S. ships was " safe and professional ", according to an unnamed United States official. China has territorial disputes with its neighbors over the area. China's Defence Ministry said it expressed its strong opposition to the United States for the "show of force". The Paracels play "a key role in China's goal ...

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  • North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new United Nations sanctions
North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new United Nations sanctions

The United States (US) and China piled new pressure on North Korea on Sunday to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approved tough new sanctions which could cost Pyongyang a billion dollars a year.

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  • Pentagon denies civilians killed in Afghanistan airstrike
Pentagon denies civilians killed in Afghanistan airstrike

A statement from U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, though, said the airstrike killed only militants. This is the second strike in the last few weeks in the district which killed civilians. Meanwhile, the U.N Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said it had completed its probe into the killings of dozens of civilians in the northern province of Sar-...

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  • North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime
North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime

If carried out, it would be the North's most provocative missile launch to date. And if North Korea's missiles prove no match for USA interceptors, Kim Jong Un might be chastened into thinking twice before conducting any more. But it wasn't known until now that the contacts have continued, or that they have broached matters other than USA detaine...

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  • USA bombers with Korea, Japan jets show ready to 'Fight Tonight'
USA bombers with Korea, Japan jets show ready to 'Fight Tonight'

US President Donald Trump's threat to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea marks a change in his rhetoric with the Stalinist state. "Tensions will probably escalate for the time being, given the confrontational personalities of Kim Jong Un and Trump".

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  • Elderly man found dead in Denver elevator pushed emergency button twice
Elderly man found dead in Denver elevator pushed emergency button twice

The decomposing body of 82-year-old Isaak Komisarchik was found after multiple residents of a Denver apartment complex reported a awful stench, The Associated Press reported. If that's the case, it raises questions about why an elevator company wasn't called. The parking garage served the Woodstream Village apartments in Denver and had been c...

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  • Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks
Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks

Asked if the US was going to war, he said cryptically, "I think you know the answer to that". "But you'll be taken care of". "The U.S. President at [golf] links again let out a load of nonsense about 'fire and fury, ' failing to grasp the ongoing grave situation", a commander of the North Korean army said, as reported by CNN .

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