• Trump to call for probe of 'unfair' Chinese trade practices
Trump to call for probe of 'unfair' Chinese trade practices

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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  • Tropical storm forms west of Mexico, but quickly weakens
Tropical storm forms west of Mexico, but quickly weakens

The National Hurricane Center is forecasting tropical storm strength by Sunday night, which will make tropical storm Gert , the seventh named storm of the season. The storm will turn north late Sunday and eventually turn towards the northeast Monday. Conditions are gradually becoming more conducive for development, and a tropical depression co...

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  • Sunday Morning Weather: Strong Storms For The Plains
Sunday Morning Weather: Strong Storms For The Plains

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Wind: SE 5-10. Then once we get through those days, we do have rain in the forecast every day but it decreases as we go into the weekend so it looks to be a little more sunny and drier. Showers and storms will develop this afternoon and evening. Heading out the door Sunday morning, you can expect cloudy skies, patchy fo...

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  • Bryce Harper on 10-day disabled list with hyperextended left knee
Bryce Harper on 10-day disabled list with hyperextended left knee

Saturday's game started after a three-hour rain delay in D.C., and it's unclear how much the damp conditions affected the basepaths. Harper was hustling for a base hit, but went down and could not put any weight on the leg. Following the mishap, Brian Goodwin covered right field while Andrew Stevenson entered the game to take over in center...

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  • Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts
Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts

In a session Sunday, 240 lawmakers voted for the bill, with only one abstention, to confront "America's terrorist and adventurous actions" in the region. However, Israel believes Iran's weapons are an existential threat. The 27-point bill will also impose sanctions on U.S. military and intelligence officials in the region.

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  • Explosion At House In Sunderland
Explosion At House In Sunderland

Remarkably, she was the only casualty following the explosion at around 8.50am on Friday, and was treated for burns at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. The woman, called Zara, said she heard a "very loud bang" and "the houses shook". NHS Head Chef Jacqueline, who lives around the corner from Susan, said: "I was walking up the stairs and...

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  • Concerns over
Concerns over "increasingly confrontational" North Korea dispute

Numerous details are secret but if a USA president were ever to order a nuclear strike, we know this: the order would be transmitted to the crew who would fire the missiles in a message 150 characters long - about the same as a tweet . The major US averages ended down about 0.2 percent overnight, with the Dow snapping a 10-day winning streak, as T...

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  • Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif's convoy hit and killed teenage boy at rally
Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif's convoy hit and killed teenage boy at rally

Kulsoom, who has been married to Sharif for 46 years, has largely stayed out of politics. "You voted for me and "five honourable" (judges) with a single stroke of pen sent me home", 67-year-old Sharif told his supporters in Jhelum on the second day of his journey from Islamabad to Lahore via the Grand Trunk (GT) Road.

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  • Texas parking garage gets fix as drivers drive off top floor
Texas parking garage gets fix as drivers drive off top floor

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services responded to the parking garage at 508 Brazos Street around 8:30 a.m., after the auto broke through a barrier and plunged into an alley. The garage owner reportedly said that these are the only two incidents like this to have occurred on the grounds. Austin permitted and inspected such repairs to ...

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  • Trump to declare opioid epidemic a national emergency
Trump to declare opioid epidemic a national emergency

What we do need is a leader who makes stopping the opioid crisis a priority with a commitment to federal support of what works: Medication-assisted treatment, federal and state reimbursement rates that aren't so low that they dissuade medical providers from offering this treatment, the elimination of time limits that often cut short needed treatm...

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  • Russian Federation conducts routine surveillance flight over Pentagon
Russian Federation conducts routine surveillance flight over Pentagon

The treaty established criteria under which countries can make unarmed observation flights over the soil of other treaty members in an effort to promote transparency and worldwide arms control efforts، according to the State Department . Observation flights by member countries are allowed over the entire territory of other member states. Both th...

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  • Emoluments watch: Trump's DC hotel spiked rates shortly after his inauguration
Emoluments watch: Trump's DC hotel spiked rates shortly after his inauguration

But room rates don't tell the whole story: The hotel made $8.2 million on food and drinks, which was 37% higher than projections and accounted for more of the revenue than a non-convention-center hotel typically sees, per analysts. Before Donald Trump won the presidential election past year, the Trump Organization estimated the hotel would lose ...

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  • NYPD Officer Shot in Cypress Hills, Officials Say
NYPD Officer Shot in Cypress Hills, Officials Say

The officer, a woman, was shot in the arm, the spokeswoman said. "The officer did not return fire", said NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill. The suspect, identified as Andy Sookdeo, then barricaded himself in the room, forcing a standoff with police.

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  • Officer's camera captured suspect opening fire at him
Officer's camera captured suspect opening fire at him

Smith's glasses recorded him repeatedly telling Orr to "come here". Multiple requests for comment to the Estill Police Department were not returned. "If you don't stop I'm gonna tase you", the officer screams at a man accused of harassing people at a convenience store. I don't know. Where are you shot at? Eventually he pulled a pistol and began...

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  • Cuban diplomats expelled from U.S. over mystery illness
Cuban diplomats expelled from U.S. over mystery illness

The Canadian government is confirming that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss. "The government is actively working - including with U.S. Expulsions follow report of alleged use of covert sonic device in 2016 that left USA diplomats with severe hearing loss. The incident threatens to set back relations ...

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  • South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation
South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation

Guam is also the home port for nuclear submarines and a contingent of Special Operations Forces. The U.S. District Court of Guam legalized it in 2015, before 14 states. troops remain stationed in South Korea and in nearby Japan. Spain's colonial rule continued until the US took control in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.

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  • South Africa's no-confidence vote on president fails
South Africa's no-confidence vote on president fails

Criticism of Zuma from within the African National Congress (ANC ) has grown amid multiple corruption scandals and South Africa's mounting economic woes, while the celebrated party of Nelson Mandela has declined sharply at the polls. File of South Africa president Jacob Zuma . "We represent the majority". The ruling ANC party has a large majo...

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  • Danvers babysitters allegedly placed child in refrigerator
Danvers babysitters allegedly placed child in refrigerator

The baby remains in the fridge for a few seconds until one of the teens opens the door and removes the screaming infant. Police arrested the two teenagers and charged them with child endangerment and assault and battery with a risky weapon.

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  • JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav revolts against Nitish, accuses him of betraying public mandate
JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav revolts against Nitish, accuses him of betraying public mandate

During the assembly elections in 2015, Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav along with Congress party had formed a Mahagathbandhan to keep BJP out of power in Bihar. "I still back the mahagathbandhan and stand with it". JD (U) leaders, alarmed by Yadav's open defiance of Nitish Kumar , termed his statements as "anti-party activities" and hinted...

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  • AIADMK factions likely to come together before Aug 15
AIADMK factions likely to come together before Aug 15

Two warring factions of Tamil Nadu's ruling party appeared close to a merger on Thursday in a move likely to cap months of political drama that has seen two chief ministers and numerous rebellions in one of India's richest states. There are reports that both the factions may hold merger talks in New Delhi. They are now headed to Delhi to attend t...

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  • Trudeau confirms pastor's release from North Korea
Trudeau confirms pastor's release from North Korea

At the time of his arrest, the representative of the presbyterian Church in korea in Light of Toronto was considered one of the most influential christian missionary in North Korea, a country that he had visited dozens of times to work in orphanages and hospitals.

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  • Trump vows to get tough on nation's opioid crisis
Trump vows to get tough on nation's opioid crisis

The whole scene resembled a sad, amateurish spectacle as Trump advertised the fact he has no idea what's behind the opioid crisis , or how the federal government should combat it. The secretary said President Donald Trump "believes that we will treat it as an emergency - and it is an emergency". On Tuesday morning, before he announced ...

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  • Nagasaki Mayor Says Threat of Another Nuclear Attack Growing
Nagasaki Mayor Says Threat of Another Nuclear Attack Growing

At the ring of a bell, participants observed a minute's silence at 11:02 a.m., the exact time the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, three days after the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. "This, we will certainly never forget: the fact that at 11:02 a.m. on August 9, 1945, an atomic bomb exploded in the air right above the hill where we ...

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  • Here's Why A Total Solar Eclipse Is So Unusual
Here's Why A Total Solar Eclipse Is So Unusual

The class will be taught by resident celestial navigation instructor Jim Schmaltz, said Hagy. Anyone outside of the path of totality will need to wear the glasses for the entire duration of the eclipse. If we get rain or even passing clouds at the wrong time , Harris says you'll simply have to wait for 2024, when the next total solar eclipse w...

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  • Six soldiers wounded after man drives auto on them in Paris
Six soldiers wounded after man drives auto on them in Paris

Six soldiers were injured, in Paris , when a auto plowed into them. After reviewing video surveillance, police descended onto Paris and the surrounding area, conducting auto searches in their hunt for the attacker, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday.

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  • Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy in NASTY row
Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy in NASTY row

Jemma then asked if they'd fallen out and Sarah replied: "Everyone asks that but we're so busy with our own stuff". Me, him and Trisha are similar people and call ourselves the "in betweeners", cause we are in between you lot and in the 30-something category and we've all lived alone and not used to being around people.

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  • Girl's body found after mother crashes auto on way to Buffalo
Girl's body found after mother crashes auto on way to Buffalo

The Sheriff's Office said they suspected foul play. They also found her 11-year-old daughter's body, police said. Newsome said in a Miranda statement that she meant to take the girl to Buffalo, N.Y., where her father lived, according to the Times.

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  • USDA office bans phrase 'climate change' from use - this is why
USDA office bans phrase 'climate change' from use - this is why

Bianca Moebius-Clune, director of soil health, wrote in messages obtained by The Guardian: 'We won't change the modeling, just how we talk about it'. But it appears that actual scientists are feeling the chilling effect of the USA administration's public position on climate change being a "hoax" that "is done for the benefit of China" .

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  • Iranian drone buzzes F/A-18 Super Hornet during carrier landing
Iranian drone buzzes F/A-18 Super Hornet during carrier landing

Navy and U.S. Central Command said Tuesday. It's unclear whether the drone was armed or if Iranian military officials communicated with the Americans, who say they made repeated radio calls warning the drone's operator to keep away. The Super Hornet "did a roll over" the drone to avoid collision, a Naval official told Navy Times . The Navy deeme...

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  • Trump Vows North Korea Could be Met With 'Fire and Fury'
Trump Vows North Korea Could be Met With 'Fire and Fury'

North Korea vowed yesterday that tough new UN sanctions would not stop it from developing its nuclear arsenal, rejecting talks and angrily threatening retaliation against the United States. When the conditions are right, the two sides can sit and discuss the future of North Korea "so that they feel secure and prosper economically", he told reporter...

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  • Gujarat Rajya Sabha election vote counting delayed due to dispute
Gujarat Rajya Sabha election vote counting delayed due to dispute

The senior Congress leader claimed that although NCP had yesterday said that it had not decided about giving support to any party, "latest reports suggest that NCP has taken a decision to support me". Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani says that the entire party has voted as per the whip issued by the BJP party. A candidate requires one-fourt...

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  • Christy Clark to resign as leader of BC Liberals, MLA
Christy Clark to resign as leader of BC Liberals, MLA

Former deputy premier and acting party leader Rich Coleman told reporters he was "emotional" from Clark's announcement outside the Penticton Lakeside Resort where the BC Liberals were holding a caucus meeting Friday. I love our party and our province with all my heart - and it's been the honour of a lifetime to serve as leader and premier . "I...

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  • North Korea vows harsh retaliation over fresh United Nations sanctions
North Korea vows harsh retaliation over fresh United Nations sanctions

He says stopping the launches would be the "first and strongest signal". He said: 'We'll know it when we see it. North Korea's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong-ho is also participating in the Asean meeting in Manila where he plans to attend a regional security forum later on Monday.

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  • Manufacturer says corrosion caused ride to break apart
Manufacturer says corrosion caused ride to break apart

The company also stated that it had conducted an investigation into the accident that included a visit to the scene, review of video footage of the incident as well as a metallurgical inspection of the attraction. Similar rides were shut down across the country following the deadly accident. The manufacture said it has collaborated with "industry...

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  • Maine Native Among 3 Marines Missing After Osprey Crash
Maine Native Among 3 Marines Missing After Osprey Crash

The U.S. military launched a search and rescue effort for the missing Marines, but eventually changed that operation to a recovery effort in coordination with Australian defense forces. The Marines' next of kin had been notified, and Australia's defense force was assisting the Americans with the recovery effort, the statement said.

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