• Korea Delays Decision to Launch Attack on Guam
Korea Delays Decision to Launch Attack on Guam

Trump warned Pyongyang last week that the USA military was " locked and loaded " and could engulf the North in " fire and fury ", while North Korea , through its state media, had threatened to fire four missiles in a bid to surround the U.S.

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  • Nikki Haley Accuses Iran of 'Holding the World Hostage' With Nuclear Deal
Nikki Haley Accuses Iran of 'Holding the World Hostage' With Nuclear Deal

Iran says new USA sanctions breach the agreement it reached in 2015 with the United States, Russia, China and three European powers in which it agreed to curb its nuclear work in return for the lifting of most sanctions. The Trump administration warned USA citizens Tuesday about the risks of traveling to Iran, including the potential for arrest and...

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  • Guam: island in Kim's crosshairs is used to dealing with disaster
Guam: island in Kim's crosshairs is used to dealing with disaster

It's home to a US Navy base and the Andersen Air Force Base, from which American B-1B bombers conducted sorties over the Korean peninsula Tuesday, provoking the ire of Pyongyang's leadership and an escalating war of words between the US and North Korea.

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  • Regional Activists Taking Part In Pro-Immigration Rally In NYC Tonight
Regional Activists Taking Part In Pro-Immigration Rally In NYC Tonight

Indivisible, United We Dream , and other advocacy groups planned protests to demand continued protection for young immigrants who work, pay taxes, and contribute to the economy. Six protesters, including the head of Austin's education union, were detained in front of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office Tuesday after refusing to move away ...

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  • Putting Smiley Faces In Work Emails Makes You Look Incompetent, Study Finds
Putting Smiley Faces In Work Emails Makes You Look Incompetent, Study Finds

Some participants read emails that contained smiley faces and others did not, but the basic message was the same. This assumption however did not affect the perception of friendliness or competence. The study's findings were published July 31 in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science . Theoretically, one way to do that is thr...

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  • U.S. says it is still open to talks with North Korea
U.S. says it is still open to talks with North Korea

Defense Secretary James Mattis said if North Korean missiles were considered a threat to Guam, then, 'It's game on.' Others in the Trump administration, like Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, continue to try and push a diplomatic solution to the current nuclear issue".

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  • Woman lost in woods survived on berries and mushrooms for a month
Woman lost in woods survived on berries and mushrooms for a month

He also revealed that Lisa lost 50 pounds during the weeks she was on her own in the wilderness. The student was found by the side of a motorway on Saturday afternoon without a phone, purse or shoes. "We did not interrogate her at that time". A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. Bullock County Sheriff Sergeant Chad Faulk...

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  • September Rally At Lee Stature Cancelled
September Rally At Lee Stature Cancelled

A group calling itself Americans for Richmond Monument Preservation has requested permission to hold a rally at the Gen. Robert E. Lee statue in the city to be held September 13, prompting concerns that more Charlottesville-type violence could ensue.

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  • Genocide of Christians continues in Middle East, says new United States report
Genocide of Christians continues in Middle East, says new United States report

Previous administrations have been cautious about labeling conflicts genocide, especially since the United Nations' Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide directs signatories - the U.S.is one - to "undertake to prevent and to punish" genocide.

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  • Trump's National Diversity Council Wants Bannon Fired
Trump's National Diversity Council Wants Bannon Fired

Following brief comments about infrastructure at Trump Tower today, President Donald Trump held a combative and absolutely insane press conference with reporters, largely over his initial muted response to the violence in Charlottesville.

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  • Trump's generals back his N. Korea threat, but push diplomacy
Trump's generals back his N. Korea threat, but push diplomacy

According to a statement from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Xi told Trump in a call between the two leaders Saturday that all "relevant parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that would escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula".

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  • Florida Tourism Numbers Go Up Amid Tourism Agency Political Turmoil
Florida Tourism Numbers Go Up Amid Tourism Agency Political Turmoil

Last year's hurricanes, the Zika virus and the January 6 mass shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport were also a blow to the sate's tourism industry. After this year's rocky legislative session, which saw Scott get nearly none of what he wanted, and required a three-day special session to finish up business - he finally d...

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  • Kidnapped South Texas teen could be in the DFW area
Kidnapped South Texas teen could be in the DFW area

The suspect in her disappearance is Rudolfo Nuncio Jr., a 41-year-old man who is described as 5-feet-8 and 180 pounds. Priscilla is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds.

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  • Vandal sought after Lincoln Memorial spray painted
Vandal sought after Lincoln Memorial spray painted

Preservation crews are already working hard to carefully remove the paint "using a gel-type architectural paint stripper" that can be safely used on historic stone. Anyone with information on the recent crime is asked to contact U.S. Park Police at 202-610-7515. Additional graffiti that could not be read was found in silver spray paint on a Smith...

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  • Several people killed by falling tree at Portuguese festival
Several people killed by falling tree at Portuguese festival

The Church of Our Lady of Monte, in a suburb of the capital Funchal , is the site of an annual religious gathering attended by large crowds of worshippers who flock there from across Madeira in honour of Mary, the island's patron saint. The tree was a towering oak, which local media reports said was more than 200 years old. A security perimeter ...

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  • Massive tree falls in New York's Central Park, injuring 3 kids, adult
Massive tree falls in New York's Central Park, injuring 3 kids, adult

The critical patient is an adult, according to an FDNY spokesperson on the scene. The tree blocked a roadway in the park, prompting police to shut down the area to pedestrians, vehicles and bicycles until further notice. There were three kids with her - two in a stroller and one on a bjorn. "I heard limbs being snapped over her, they were breakin...

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  • Fargo dad's heartbreaking letter disavows alt-right son for Charlottesville
Fargo dad's heartbreaking letter disavows alt-right son for Charlottesville

The identification of Tefft prompted "many threats of violence", the newspaper reported on Sunday , adding that "Local family members also report being harassed". You can read the letter in full on the Inforum website. Pete Tefft travelled from his home in Fargo to Charlottesville for the rally. Pete's nephew, Jacob Scott Wieber, says they dis...

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  • Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief
Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief

As an unincorporated United States territory, citizens of Guam can not vote in general elections. August 15 is the anniversary of the end of World War II in 1945 and the Korean Peninsula's liberation from Japanese colonial rule. The statement goes on to say that officials "vowed to mercilessly wipe out the provocateurs making desperate effort...

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  • No ceremonial meeting between Indian and Chinese troops on the I-Day
No ceremonial meeting between Indian and Chinese troops on the I-Day

When the Indian side staked claim to the area during negotiations in the late 1990s, the Chinese army constructed a metal-top road and insisted it was part of Aksai Chin, which is under the latter's control, officials said. With tension still high in the backdrop of Sikkim standoff between India and China over the Doklam issue, Chinese vice premi...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci Defends Trump and Takes Potshots at Bannon on Colbert
Anthony Scaramucci Defends Trump and Takes Potshots at Bannon on Colbert

Scaramucci simply said he can't speak for the president, but he himself would encourage a stronger response. "Does he order his spine on Amazon Prime?" "If the president really wants to execute (his) legislative agenda that, I think, is so promising for the American people, the lower-middle class people and the middle class people, then he has ...

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