• What message North Korea missile launch really sends
What message North Korea missile launch really sends

Delury says that while the Chinese "recognize that something has to be done about North Korea ", they view the THAAD system as "killing a chicken with an ax". The U.N. Security Council, including China, tightened sanctions against Pyongyang after it staged its fourth nuclear test in January and launched a satellite into orbit a month later.

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  • Josh Sitton signing: Chicago Bears sign Pro Bowl guard
Josh Sitton signing: Chicago Bears sign Pro Bowl guard

While Sitton just turned 30 years old, the Packers shocking decision to release him wasn't about his production-as Sitton was both a 2nd-Team All-Pro and Pro Bowler this past season for his old team. However, with the offense struggling last season, Sitton went on the "Clubhouse Live" show following a midseason home loss to Detroit and proclaime...

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  • Merkel takes blame for German vote defeat, but holds course
Merkel takes blame for German vote defeat, but holds course

Merkel said the party now has to "work intensively on winning back trust, and I am firmly convinced that we can only do that by simply showing that we are solving the problems". The AfD's rise mirrors success enjoyed by other anti-immigration parties across Europe, with France's Front National (FN) riding high in the polls and a far-right populist ...

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  • Storm Newton to become hurricane, heads up Mexico Pacific coast
Storm Newton to become hurricane, heads up Mexico Pacific coast

Soon-to-be Tropical Storm Newton is headed our way from the Pacific Ocean, and is poised to deliver abundant moisture to the Borderland mid-week. The storm was moving northwest at 16 miles per hour (26 kph) with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour (120 kph).

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  • Five players that should be Eagles practice squad options
Five players that should be Eagles practice squad options

Smith ended with both undrafted rookies signing to join the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad Monday. One of those players released was wide receiver Paul Turner, who was the Eagles' leading receiver during the preseason with 11 receptions for 165 yards.

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  • United Kingdom appoints first ambassador to Iran since 2011
United Kingdom appoints first ambassador to Iran since 2011

Iran named Hamid Baeidinejad, 53, as Tehran's envoy to London the ISNA state news agency reported. The source added that the Iranian and British embassies have been operating over the past year and the two countries' charges d'affaires have been managing all affairs.

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  • Hundreds flee fires threatening Spain's Costa Blanca resorts
Hundreds flee fires threatening Spain's Costa Blanca resorts

As of this time of the year, tourists compose a significant percentage of residents in resorts including Javea. Authorities said 300 firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft were deployed to Spain's Costa Blanca on Monday after the wildfire flared up overnight.

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  • Two Dead in Tel Aviv Building Collapse
Two Dead in Tel Aviv Building Collapse

Two people have died and 17 others have been injured after a building collapsed in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv . Police were attempting to gain access to the site to find the construction workers who were still unaccounted for. "It was scary. You feel like everything is going to collapse, and you are going with it". A police spokesperson has ...

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  • Obama's rough reception on the world stage
Obama's rough reception on the world stage

In another sideline meeting, Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan reportedly discussed the potential for Russia's state-owned oil company, Rosneft, to increase the amount of oil it supplies to Turkey. United States officials blame Russian intelligence for a hack on the Democratic National Committee that resulted in a leak of emails damaging...

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  • Syria war: Turkey kills 25 people in latest round of air strikes
Syria war: Turkey kills 25 people in latest round of air strikes

The Observatory, a Britain-based group, said 20 people were killed and 50 wounded in a battle for the village of Jub al-Kousa fought between Turkey with its allies and Kurdish-backed militias. The air force launched air-strikes in the region on Saturday and it remains unclear whether these latest air strikes were targeted at ISIS or its foes, the...

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  • We've captured Robert Mugabe
We've captured Robert Mugabe

The war veterans of the liberation struggle have been backbone of Mugabe rule in the past 36 years and were behind the invasions of white owned farms in year 2000 which saw hundreds of white farms fleeing from Zimbabwe . The police routinely deny charges of brutality and instead accuse the opposition of using "hooligans" during protests to attac...

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  • Armed felon critically wounds 2 officers in Fresno County Jail lobby
Armed felon critically wounds 2 officers in Fresno County Jail lobby

Davila, who has 18 years of experience, was listed in critical but stable condition, Botti said. Vang reportedly entered the lobby just after 8:30 a.m. Vang returned fire, but no one else was injured during the shootout, according to authorities. Tulare Avenue to M Street is closed and the Fresno County Jail remains on lockdown.

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  • Hermine floods coastal areas in Florida before heading to Georgia
Hermine floods coastal areas in Florida before heading to Georgia

With all of this being said for areas to the east, there is still little opportunity for us to see much more than cloud cover and a breeze from Hermine through Labor Day. "If you live in flood-prone areas, secure your properties". On this current track, Hermine should move over northeast North Carolina late tonight and move over the Atlantic Satu...

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  • Zimbabwe bans demonstrations in capital for two weeks
Zimbabwe bans demonstrations in capital for two weeks

Speaking on state television's 20:00 evening news bulletin, Charamba called the anti-government protests "nonsense" and said of the opposition: "Let everyone be warned - opposition or wherever - that the government will not tolerate this anymore".

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  • New twist in Stanford sex case: Brock Turner free
New twist in Stanford sex case: Brock Turner free

The tall and lanky Turner appeared to be wearing the same shirt and trousers he wore during his June 2 sentencing hearing, carrying his suit jacket under an arm. The former Stanford swimmer who raped an unconscious woman was released from prison Friday. LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman is committing $25,000 to a Crowdpac campaign to recall the ...

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  • US, Russia talks on Syria to go into Monday; no deal yet
US, Russia talks on Syria to go into Monday; no deal yet

A deal in Syria being discussed by the United States and Russian Federation, which would involve a country-wide ceasefire and focus on delivering aid to embattled Aleppo, could be announced soon, Washington's Syria envoy has said. Kerry has been negotiating with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in China. "We are talking about most serious i...

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  • Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov dies
Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov dies

Karimov's wife, Tatyana Karimov, and his younger daughter, Lola Tillyaeva-Karimova, were walking behind the coffin. Karimov, who had served as president of the newly independent republic since 1991, suffered a brain hemorrhage on Saturday.

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  • Nico Rosberg wins Italian GP after Lewis Hamilton's poor start
Nico Rosberg wins Italian GP after Lewis Hamilton's poor start

He said: "The decisive moment was clearly the start: as Lewis dropped back to P6, Nico was able to take the lead and that set the pattern for their races ". "He did some good laps and that was it", the German said of Hamilton. "I knew my engineers would be anxious and nervous of how the start went, so that's why I tried to put their minds at eas...

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  • Malaysia reports first locally transmitted Zika case
Malaysia reports first locally transmitted Zika case

Health authorities in the state of Florida say they have found the first mosquitoes known to carry the virus on the USA mainland in the tourist hot spot of Miami Beach, where doctors had previously reported cases of locally transmitted Zika , which also spreads through sexual contact.

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  • Senior doctors slam junior doctors' strike
Senior doctors slam junior doctors' strike

It will be followed by rolling strikes until the end of the year, with action proposed on 5, 6, 7, 10 and 11 October, 14-18 November and 5-9 December. But the BMA said it was "absolutely behind" the decision for further strikes. The Patients' Association condemned the announcement, saying it was a "disturbing" time to be an NHS patient.

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