• People in Washington working to oust President Trump claims Anthony Scaramucci
People in Washington working to oust President Trump claims Anthony Scaramucci

Interviewer George Stephanopoulos asked him who he was referred to, but Mr Scaramucci said only that he had already "named some names". In his first television appearance since being fired last month, Mr Scaramucci told United States broadcaster ABC that there were "elements" within the White House trying to eject Mr Trump, and he had "name...

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  • Trump's Possible China Trade Crackdown: 'This is Not Time to Sour Relations'
Trump's Possible China Trade Crackdown: 'This is Not Time to Sour Relations'

Should Lighthizer decide to launch such an investigation, "he will have at his discretion broad powers to use all applicable measures, including, but not limited to, Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, which provides a basis for addressing technology transfer practices that may be harming the US economy, exports and American jobs", an administrat...

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  • School-funding sponsor calls for House override
School-funding sponsor calls for House override

The fiscal 2018 budget enacted by the legislature in July over Rauner's vetoes required the enactment of a so-called evidence-based education funding formula before $6.7 billion in state aid could be distributed to Illinois' 852 school districts.

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  • S&P closes barely lower despite North Korea tensions
S&P closes barely lower despite North Korea tensions

The dollar weakened against the yen, which is often sought in times of geopolitical tension. The Swiss franc and the Japanese yen also rose. The stock fell $166 to $1,882.94. "Pretty remarkable, perhaps even extraordinary, considering", said fund manager BlueBay strategist Tim Ash. In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was down 1.1 percent to 7,306, whil...

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  • Deputy PM may be a citizen of NZ
Deputy PM may be a citizen of NZ

Barnaby Joyce has referred himself to the high court in order to clarify whether or not he is a dual citizen of New Zealand . The government has taken legal advice from the Solicitor-General. But in any case he asked the government to refer him to the High Court . Mr Joyce's father was never a NZ citizen because NZ and Australian citizens...

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  • Sonia Gandhi calls opposition meet for joint action
Sonia Gandhi calls opposition meet for joint action

His turnaround comes after Mrs Gandhi's party, the Congress, suggested that he had betrayed it in the recent Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat . The widow of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, who belonged to the Nehru-Gandhi family, was invited by Congress leaders to take over the reins of the party after her husband's assassination in 1991, but s...

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  • Opioid commission public health emergency recommendation turned down by Trump
Opioid commission public health emergency recommendation turned down by Trump

The governor and a senator from West Virginia support the president calling the opioid epidemic a national emergency . Donald Trump is not mentally equipped for the presidency, and his basic instability is pushing the United States toward a military confrontation with North Korea.

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  • Trailer full of undocumented immigrants found near US, Mexico border
Trailer full of undocumented immigrants found near US, Mexico border

In the wake of accepting a call from a relative of a person inside the trailer, Edinburg police said they landed on the scene and started thumping on tractor-trailers. Ten people died of heat exhaustion in the botched human trafficking attempt. Edinburg police told ABC13 the trailer was "full of people". "They were harbored in one or more sta...

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  • Iran condemns USA military threats against Venezuela
Iran condemns USA military threats against Venezuela

Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Latin America comes amid unrest in Venezuela and concern by its neighbors about a possible American military role. "Venezuela categorically rejects the unfriendly and warmongering declarations of Trump, who has threatened us with a military intervention, in violation of United Nations principles and global law",...

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  • Larson edges Truex to win Pure Michigan 400
Larson edges Truex to win Pure Michigan 400

Points leader Martin Truex was going after his series-high fifth win of the season, first leading the pack off a restart with 10 laps remaining, but still needing the flawless restart a second time after Michael McDowell crashed, leading to a red flag to clean oil off the track with four laps left.

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  • 3 killed in car ramming at US far-right rally, helicopter crash
3 killed in car ramming at US far-right rally, helicopter crash

A state of emergency was declared . "There are not many sides to the violence of last night and today - these actions and this speech are a poison and serve to bring us all down to the lowest and most un-American of moments". He said that if he was still working in the White House, he would not have recommended Trump make the statement he did....

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  • Gators suspend seven football players for season opener against MI
Gators suspend seven football players for season opener against MI

Callaway's possible suspension has been a hot topic since his May 13 citation for marijuana possession while he was a passenger in the vehicle with Kendrick Williams, a 40-year-old Gainesville man with a history of brushes with the law. His 5 quarterback hurries last season tied for second on the team. The two powerhouse programs are set to bat...

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  • CIA Chief: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Another Missile
CIA Chief: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Another Missile

White House officials have insisted the investigation is not created to apply additional pressure on China as it relates to North Korea despite the president's previous remarks that he would be more amenable on trade if China stopped Pyongyang's nuclear program.

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  • U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq, 5 wounded
U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq, 5 wounded

The troops were taking part in operations against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). The US Special Envoy for the anti-IS coalition, Brett McGurk, expressed his sorrow for the loss of the two unidentified soldiers. According to Stars & Stripes, the USA -led coalition in Iraq is now in the process of taking the town of Tal Afar, which is now ...

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  • United Kingdom should stay out of US-North Korea war: Jeremy Corbyn
United Kingdom should stay out of US-North Korea war: Jeremy Corbyn

The missiles are created to carry nuclear weapons but it is not clear if the North has warheads small enough to fit on them, or the technology to bring them back to earth in one piece. Rep. Keith Ellison, the vice chair of the Democratic National Committee, told activists at the progressive Netroots Nation conference that President Trump was acting...

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  • Madarsas opposes government directive for videography of ID celebrations
Madarsas opposes government directive for videography of ID celebrations

About 256 Madarsas has given order by the Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board on 11th August that On the 15th August they have to recite the national anthem and unfold the national flag. Sources said that the decision to video graph the events was taken after reports that some madrasas did not follow procedures on Independence Day celebrations.

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  • Back channel could defuse North Korea crisis
Back channel could defuse North Korea crisis

Trump dialed up the rhetoric early Friday, tweeting that the US military is "locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". China, because of this view, will only do a few things to try and talk North Korea into coming around to a more reasonable posture.

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  • Brighton boss Hughton positive despite Manchester City defeat
Brighton boss Hughton positive despite Manchester City defeat

A year ago City won their first 10 games in all competitions, beginning with a victory at home to Sunderland, yet finished the campaign empty-handed. It's going to be a very tough opening game, but we have to play them at some stage. His 52nd minute miss of a chance he would typically lash in suggested early-season rustiness. Guardiola has streng...

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  • Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

It once again underscores the strong political will of China and the ASEAN countries to work together to maintain stability in the South China Sea and sustain the positive momentum they have established in their relations. "We also fully recognize the trend towards relaxation in the South China Sea", he added. This was followed by the call for a ...

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  • USA officials says confrontation with North Korea not imminent
USA officials says confrontation with North Korea not imminent

They said the United States and its allies can no longer afford to stand by as North Korea pushes ahead with the development of a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. Meanwhile, top U.S. military officer General Joseph Dunford is in Asia and is expected to meet with leaders in South Korea, Japan and China. BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING -...

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  • Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester
Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester

One of those positions is out wide and after the club's very public pursuit of Thomas Lemar, many Arsenal fans looked at Leicester's Riyad Mahrez as a potential signing. Everton have a hard start as they face four of last seasons top six before the end of September. "He is an intelligent player who can integrate our game well as we have a ...

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  • American Tourist Punched For Giving Nazi Salute In Germany
American Tourist Punched For Giving Nazi Salute In Germany

The unnamed 41-year-old American tourist was heavily intoxicated , according to police. The tourist, who sustained minor injuries, was apprehended by police, although the attacker fled the scene and remains at large. It's the second time in August that tourists have gotten themselves into legal trouble for giving the Nazi salute. They were later...

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  • Usain Bolt to undergo Sunday MRI to evaluate hamstring injury
Usain Bolt to undergo Sunday MRI to evaluate hamstring injury

However, he will have a chance to end his career on a high on Saturday night as the Jamaican relay team will take the track. "I think we need to do a better job of instructing all of what has been going on". Jamaican team doctor Dr Kevin Jones told AFP that Bolt had suffered from "cramp in his left hamstring". "I think the public have probably ...

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  • ASEAN, Japan, China, S. Korea agree to bolster financial cooperation
ASEAN, Japan, China, S. Korea agree to bolster financial cooperation

In his opening remarks for the Ministerial Meeting, Tillerson said that among the issues that have been discussed between him and the ASEAN officials are "a number of matters of mutual security interest, and a number of economic areas of interest".

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  • Muslim woman granted $85G after suing California police for removing her hijab
Muslim woman granted $85G after suing California police for removing her hijab

NAIJ.com gathered that Powell was arrested during a traffic stop on outstanding warrants. Powell was arrested after police found a warrant under her name for a shoplifting incident, the CNN reported. The officers declined her request and told Powell to remove her hijab. While she was in custody, a police officer forcefully removed her hijab. Unde...

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  • Action again North Korea's ballistic missiles a hard call for US
Action again North Korea's ballistic missiles a hard call for US

During a lengthy exchange with reporters, President Trump said that his threat to bring "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States may not have gone far enough. The possibility of escalation is made even more acute by the lack of any means of official communication across the Demilitarized Zone, though there has been no ...

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  • 64 deaths at India hospital without oxygen
64 deaths at India hospital without oxygen

Later, the chief of the hospital was suspended by the Yogi goverment. Opposition politicians have seized on the deaths, calling the government insensitive. "The reasons for the disruption of oxygen supply are being investigated but our probe has revealed that no deaths happened because of it", Singh told reporters after a visit to the hospit...

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  • 3 people die, 1 left injured in assault at Long Island home
3 people die, 1 left injured in assault at Long Island home

However, interactions with her son had grown more frightening, and she had an order of protection against him. Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick. Police say he had been removed from the house with emotional issues twice previously and taken to a medical center.

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  • Newspaper: UN imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea
Newspaper: UN imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea

China expects greater development of the Asean community, which will contribute more to regional peace, stability and prosperity and better benefit the people of its member countries, Xi said. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who represented the Chinese government also participated in the ASEAN 50 founding anniversary in Manila , who told repo...

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  • United States can talk to North Korea if it stops missile tests - Tillerson
United States can talk to North Korea if it stops missile tests - Tillerson

The U.S. -drafted measure, negotiated with North Korea's neighbor and ally China, is aimed at increasing economic pressure on Pyongyang to return to negotiations on its nuclear and missile programs. It was a message emphasizing not only the pressure to denuclearize that has been focus for the Moon administration's North Korea policy, but also its e...

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  • Scaramucci: Trump 'Needed to Have Been Much Harsher' in Initial Charlottesville Statements
Scaramucci: Trump 'Needed to Have Been Much Harsher' in Initial Charlottesville Statements

The New Yorker released portions of the phone call between its Washington correspondent, Ryan Lizza and former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci . "The whole thing is nonsensical". A full day after the violence erupted, and after an initial statement in which Trump made no mention of white extremism, a White House spokesper...

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  • British ministers: Brexit transition period
British ministers: Brexit transition period "will be important" for businesses

The joint article comes as May's government prepares to publish three papers promising to lay the ground for the next round of Brexit negotiations in Brussels at the end of August. Mr Miliband, who narrowly lost out to his brother Ed in the 2010 Labour leadership contest and who now heads the International Rescue Committee relief agency in ...

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  • Tropical depression likely to be declared Tropical Storm
Tropical depression likely to be declared Tropical Storm "Gert" later Sunday

The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Depression Eight would not threaten the USA and stay to the east. It is expected to become Tropical Storm Gert Sunday with further strengthening through Tuesday. It is not expected to develop into a hurricane, as conditions will not be conducive for such development, AccuWeather reports. Check back wi...

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  • Yuvraj Singh dropped for limited-overs series; Ashwin, Jadeja rested
Yuvraj Singh dropped for limited-overs series; Ashwin, Jadeja rested

The selectors chose to rest four frontline bowlers - Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja. Another significant announcement was the appointment of Rohit Sharma as the vice-captain of the team. Karnataka batsman Manish Pandey and Mumbai's Shardul Thakur were included in the 15-man squad announced after a two-hour l...

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  • Weather forecast: Storms to shift inland Sunday
Weather forecast: Storms to shift inland Sunday

Cloudy skies will stick around the entire night, and temperatures will cool to the upper 60s. Heavy rainfall and localized flash flooding would be the main threats. A lot of us started today on a rain free note for the first time in a while. A weak front drops south of the Valley on Sunday pushing most of the scattered storms southward into C...

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