• U.S. downplays risk of N. Korea conflict

    U.S. downplays risk of N. Korea conflict

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    US Central Intelligence Agency director, Mike Pompeo, assures there is no possibility of a war with North Korea in the near future. Trump declared that the US military was "locked and loaded" and warned Kim that he "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against USA territories or allies.
  • Three little girls found brutally murdered in Maryland home

    Three little girls found brutally murdered in Maryland home

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    Relatives of the victims are being contacted and counseling has even been offered to officers who responded and found the bodies. Police stressed at an afternoon press conference that they believed the incident was confined to that home and that there was not a danger to the larger community.
  • United Kingdom plans to allow visa-free travel for European Union visitors

    United Kingdom plans to allow visa-free travel for European Union visitors

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    A position paper released today details the proposals and stresses that a physical border should be avoided and that there should be no physical infrastructure such as customs posts after Brexit . "It offered two proposals; a streamlined customs deal that would be "as frictionless as possible" to "reduce or remove barriers to trade" and a new customs partnership that removes the need for a UK-EU customs border".
  • Chinese Media Posts Video on India Border Standoff That Many Consider Racist

    Chinese Media Posts Video on India Border Standoff That Many Consider Racist

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    However Kumar also said, "India's position on the issue of Doklam has been articulated in the past. As it can affect the stability of the entire region, we have been watching the situation very closely", said Hiramatsu. Most countries including Japan are aware of the expansionist tendencies of China, and they can understand what India may be experiencing at this time.
  • RT America: Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status

    RT America: Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status

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    He said that it demonstrates his increased resolve against cyberspace threats. Currently, Cyber Command falls under US Strategic Command, which also oversees US space operations, global strike and global missile defense. In addition to a commander, Cybercom and the NSA share facilities and a digital network at Fort Meade in Maryland. Trump said the move was a sign of the country's "increased resolve" to combat cyber threats, including to USA allies, and a way to "streamline command ...
  • Truck crashes into crowd on Barcelona's Las Ramblas

    Truck crashes into crowd on Barcelona's Las Ramblas

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    Local Catalan radio station Cadena Ser also cite police sources claiming the same minimum number of fatalities following the attack. Local reports have confirmed 13 people have died and at least 20 injured after a van mounted the pavement and ploughed into crowds along the popular street in the heart of the city.
  • Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

    Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

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    The US and North Korea have been locked in a war of words after Pyongyang threatened recently to fire ballistic missiles over Japan towards the US Pacific island of Guam. Despite calls for Trump to turn down the rhetoric and end the back-and-forth with Kim, the president continued to make his point, saying Friday that the United States military is "locked and loaded".
  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe in S.Africa after wife is accused of assault

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe in S.Africa after wife is accused of assault

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    South African media had reported that diplomatic immunity would not apply in the case because Mrs Mugabe is not a part of Zimbabwe's government or a government official. A City University spokesman said Bona Mugabe applied through the normal procedures and the university admitted her based on the common admission guidelines, and she would be afforded no special privileges.
  • Seoul discusses North Korea issue with US

    Seoul discusses North Korea issue with US

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    The regime in Pyongyang always strongly objects to the drills, viewing them as a pretext for war. He said dialogue could start but that North Korea should first halt "nuclear and missile provocations". Pacific territory of Guam. However, South Korean government and military officials have expressed their doubts about those claims and say more analysis is needed.
  • Charlottesville Victim's Mom to White Supremacists: 'You Just Magnified Her'

    Charlottesville Victim's Mom to White Supremacists: 'You Just Magnified Her'

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    August 14, 2017. "We don't all have to die, we don't all have to sacrifice our lives. We're all the same inside, and it's just bad that somebody had to lose their life", Slater said . Heyer was, a family friend said at Wednesday's service, "a young woman who lost her life defending the rights of others". "What Charlottesville is doing, and I think what Heather would have wanted, is you learn from it", Welty said.
  • UK Trying To Avoid Customs Border With Ireland

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    The paper also puts forward proposals on avoiding a hard border on the movement of goods - making clear the UK's position that there should be no physical infrastructure at the border - and plans to preserve the wide range of institutional cooperation between Northern Ireland , Ireland and Great Britain including for the energy market.
  • China tells US, North Korea to 'hit breaks' on threats

    China tells US, North Korea to 'hit breaks' on threats

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    The Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday that Kim during an inspection of the KPA's Strategic Forces praised the military for drawing up a "close and careful" plan. -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. "If they shoot at the United States, I'm assuming they hit the United States-if they do that, then it's "game on", he said.
  • J&K: LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter with forces

    J&K: LeT terrorist Ayub Lelhari killed in encounter with forces

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    Lelhari is the second major Lashkar operative killed in South Kashmir within the past fortnight. "Ayub Lelhari district commander LeT eliminated in #Pulwama". The militants had hurled a grenade on joint patrol party of police and CRPF at Batpora area of Magam on August 14. He said acting on specific information about movement of the LeT commander, the police along with the Army's 55 RR and CRPF laid ambush.
  • United Kingdom government opposes Irish border posts

    United Kingdom government opposes Irish border posts

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    A "new framework" proposed by London in a newly-published Brexit position paper says the United Kingdom wants the status quo to continue after it leaves the European Union. While welcoming the proposals, the European Commission , the EU's executive, again said it would not budge from its stance that progress on the divorce needed to be made first.