• United States and South Korea kick off annual military drills amid Pyongyang's threats
United States and South Korea kick off annual military drills amid Pyongyang's threats

The drills this year are the second Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises since the United States and South Korea reportedly revised their war plans in 2015 to reflect the North's advances in its nuclear capabilities. "The dual freeze approach is China's attempt at buck passing and moral equivalency between USA actions and North Korean actions", Hass ...

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  • State Checks in at 20th in Preseason AP Top 25
State Checks in at 20th in Preseason AP Top 25

Florida opens its season ranked No. 17. We will find out who the top 25 teams are when the poll is released at Noon ET, and when it is released, you can view to top 10 rankings below. 18 Miami on September 16 and No. 16 Louisville on October 21 and travel to No. 5 Clemson on November 11 and to No. 17 Florida on November 25. The top five a...

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  • Khairy regrets mistake over Indonesian flag
Khairy regrets mistake over Indonesian flag

Present at the media conference were Deputy Youth and Sports Minister M. Saravanan, Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tunku Imran Tuanku Jaafar and Malaysian Sea Games Organising Committee (Masoc) chief executive officer Zolkples Embong.

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  • 23-year-old delivers verdict on Liverpool debut v Crystal Palace
23-year-old delivers verdict on Liverpool debut v Crystal Palace

The short-lived, but more than frustrating Crystal Palace curse has been lifted at Anfield. The match could see a first appearance in the match-day squad of Andrew Robertson , an £8m signing from Hull who has only featured in friendlies so far.

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  • Train derails in Northern India
Train derails in Northern India

Two 140-tonne cranes were being used from early morning today to clear derailed coaches, from which survivors had been rescued and bodies pulled out till late last night. "By this evening we will know if any of our staff was responsible for this", he said. "As you can see, the derailed coach had entered my house and has completely demolished it".

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  • New polls: Trump's approval down in key election states
New polls: Trump's approval down in key election states

In Michigan , voters by a 42-to-39 percent margin say the USA economy has been strengthened by Trump's decisions as president. Of the three states polled, MI has the highest percentage of voters who view Trump unfavorably, at 56%, with just 34% of voters holding a favorable view of the president.

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  • Motorist Forced to Jump Over Elevated Drawbridge
Motorist Forced to Jump Over Elevated Drawbridge

Police say Terence Naphys of West Deptford Township had paid the toll to cross the Middle Thorofare Bridge with three family members in his vehicle on August 1. "I didn't even stop to think about it-we were at a point where if I didn't do what I did we would've flipped and fallen 65 feet into the water", the driver added.

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  • Lebanese army launches offensive against ISIL
Lebanese army launches offensive against ISIL

Daesh , which has carried out several suicide bombing attacks in Lebanon since 2014, controls some 140 square kilometers in the outskirts of Ras Baalbek and Al-Qaa in the northeastern corner of the country. While the SDF is advancing inside Raqqa, the Syrian army and tribal forces are advancing against the extremists in the countryside, coming clos...

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  • NASA offers advice on safe viewing of the Great American Eclipse
NASA offers advice on safe viewing of the Great American Eclipse

Cassandra Runyon (Center) releases a balloon during a test launch for the Space Grant Ballooning Project in preparations for Monday's solar eclipse on board a US Coast Guard. "Only a tiny fraction of the Earth's surface will be treated to any one solar eclipse ", said Dr. Mark Gealy of Concordia College's physics department.

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  • Weather forecast
Weather forecast "uncertain" for eclipse Monday

An overcast sky may obscure the partial eclipse across a large portion of the Upper Midwest. AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dave Samuhel said some of best weather conditions in terms of cloud-free conditions will extend from interior OR to Idaho and southwestern Montana, despite any haze from distant fires.

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  • US Increases Military Pressure around N. Korea
US Increases Military Pressure around N. Korea

While holding the US responsible for the crisis, China is, however, beginning to see Pyongyang as a liability, according to Sun Zhe, a professor of worldwide studies at Tsinghua University. The US isn't alien to the rules of engagement in a war, but for North Korea, sustaining the fourth largest army in the world won't be easy. According to d...

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  • Man arrested after 3 children found dead in home
Man arrested after 3 children found dead in home

Ariana and Ajayah from Newark were the daughters of the suspect's mother's cousin and were on holiday in Maryland, according to RLS Metro Breaking News . "I wear a uniform, but I am a father", Velez said. 'We have not determined who the person responsible is yet, ' she said. The children were pronounced dead by firefighters.

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  • Suspects in hair stylist stabbing brought back to Chicago
Suspects in hair stylist stabbing brought back to Chicago

Two employees of elite universities charged in the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old hair stylist have been returned to Chicago to face charges of first-degree murder in the brutal killing. The charges came after a post-mortem examination found the victim had methamphetamines in his system. Warren, who says on Facebook that he lives in Swindon, W...

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  • Hashd Sha'abi fighters to take part in Tal Afar operation
Hashd Sha'abi fighters to take part in Tal Afar operation

On August 2, Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw reported that the Iraqi military had launched an operation to retake Tal Afar from Daesh. Members of the Kurdish Workers' Party and United States forces have joined the Iraqi military in the battle, according to Member of the Parliament of the Regional Administration of Iraqi Kurdistan Aydin Maruf.

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  • Five Cubans among victims in Barcelona and Cambrils
Five Cubans among victims in Barcelona and Cambrils

Spanish police are hunting for a suspected terrorist who drove a van into crowds strolling the La Ramblas pedestrian mall in Barcelona on August 17. "We join Spain and countries around the world in grieving the senseless loss of so many innocent people". For the time being, Moussa Oubakir is the main suspect, now sought as the driver of the van...

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  • India, US plan new dialogue mechanism to boost India-Pacific security
India, US plan new dialogue mechanism to boost India-Pacific security

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik and other Hurriyat leadership visited the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani at Srinagar's Soura hospital and enquired about his health. Showing serious concerns on the current situation in the occupied valley, the chairman Kashmir council European Union said...

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  • Donald Trump lashes at senator
Donald Trump lashes at senator

Kelly said to be frustrated: Trump's White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has been left deeply frustrated and dismayed just over two weeks into his job by the president's response to the Charlottesville violence, reports the Washington Post .

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  • One cop killed, five injured in three separate shootings Friday
One cop killed, five injured in three separate shootings Friday

Kissimmee police identified the suspect in that double officer shooting as 45-year-old Everett Glenn Miller . Sources say troopers were serving a warrant when the shooting broke out. He added, "And we're doing our part to try to keep them safe, and then we have this tonight". As they approached the house and attempted to enter one of the doorw...

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  • Pelosi Calls for Confederate Statues to Be Removed from Capitol
Pelosi Calls for Confederate Statues to Be Removed from Capitol

Democratic Reps. Adriano Espaillat (N.Y.) and Dwight Evans (Pa.) are introducing the bill amid renewed furor over whether Confederate statues in the Capitol and localities across the nation should be taken down. Lawmakers passed a law in 2016 that the statue of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith must come down from Washington , D.C.'s, Nat...

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  • Doggett: censure Trump over Charlottesville remarks
Doggett: censure Trump over Charlottesville remarks

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern , D-Worcester, joined almost 80 House Democrats this week in supporting a resolution to formally denounce President Donald Trump for suggesting that "both sides" were to blame for recent violence that erupted between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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