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A sailor on the USS John Paul Jones triggered a self-destruct sequence by mistake. The latest in a series of missile tests came as South Korea and the USA conducted war games in the region. That was the 15th intercept in 15 tests for the THAAD system, according to the MDA. The destroyer fired a Standard Missile-6 or SM-6 interceptor.
  • Lebanese Army Declares Cease-Fire with IS on Syrian Border

    Lebanese Army Declares Cease-Fire with IS on Syrian Border

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    The Lebanese army has claimed that the intention of signing a ceasefire truce was to sit down for negotiations to search for its missing soldiers . The fate of the nine soldiers held by ISIS has been unknown since 2014. ISIL kidnapped 30 soldiers and policemen, of whom four were killed and one died of his wounds.
  • God downgraded Hurricane Harvey to stick it to Trump — CNN host

    God downgraded Hurricane Harvey to stick it to Trump — CNN host

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    Gorka's work for Trump goes back as far as 2015, as federal election commission filings showed that Gorka was paid $8,000 that October to be a policy consultant for the Trump campaign. Congress who care deeply about fighting anti-Semitism at home and overseas, we urge you to immediately dismiss senior White House counterterrorism adviser Sebastian Gorka ", the letter said.
  • Debt ceiling threat another Trump folly

    Debt ceiling threat another Trump folly

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    After all, any wall is a more compelling barrier than no wall at all. That could hurt the United States' credit rating, cause financial turmoil, harm the USA economy and possibly trigger a recession. President Trump's disastrous legislative record and miserable national approval ratings create more than enough reason for Republicans to strike back when the president goes after them.
  • Carnival Cruise Ship Stays Overnight in Cozumel Due to Hurricane Harvey

    Carnival Cruise Ship Stays Overnight in Cozumel Due to Hurricane Harvey

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    Hurricane Harvey has many vacationers anxious about how the storm will impact their plans, especially people planning to take cruises out of Galveston. The company said passengers will be able to disembark at New Orleans, but warned against returning to Galveston for now. Guests who sail will receive a pro-rated refund of their cruise fare for missed days and refund of any pre-purchased Carnival Adventures for canceled ports.
  • Trump Issues New Sanctions Against Venezuelan Dictator Starving His People

    Trump Issues New Sanctions Against Venezuelan Dictator Starving His People

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    Much of that debt is held by high-level Venezuelan government leaders, who will now be forced to turn to other so-called secondary markets (say, in China or Russia) to sell. "We will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles ", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a written statement. Maduro has promised the new assembly will restore peace and prosperity to the country.
  • Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill 48 in Yemen

    Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill 48 in Yemen

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    The UN could not confirm the assault, but rights officials were investigating the reports, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' spokesman said in NY. Yemen has seen more than 5,000 airstrikes in the first six months of 2017, according to the Global Protection Cluster , which is led by the U.N.
  • Charleston hostage situation over; gunman wounded

    Charleston hostage situation over; gunman wounded

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    He says that this was not a hate crime. Police have asked residents to avoid the downtown area of Charleston . Restaurant patrons Tom and Patsy Plant said a man, presumably the suspect, entered the restaurant with a gun before saying, " There's a new boss in town ", The Post and Courier reported.
  • Record-breaking GCSE year for Markethill High

    Record-breaking GCSE year for Markethill High

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    In County Durham, 60 per cent of students were successful in achieving level 4-9 in both maths and English. This year has seen a significant increase in the number of students entered before they have completed their full programme of study.
  • Najma welcomes SC decision on Triple Talaq

    Najma welcomes SC decision on Triple Talaq

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    The most controversial provision of the Act was that it gave a Muslim woman the right to maintenance for the period of iddat (about three months) after the divorce, and shifted the onus of maintaining her to her relatives or the Wakf Board.
  • Kaepernick NFL protests planned in Atlanta and around the country today

    Kaepernick NFL protests planned in Atlanta and around the country today

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    Stephen A. Green, president of the People's Consortium, said in a statement . "Everyone else is anxious about him working, but I never hear him say how much he wants to work", one voter said. "We have come today to assert to the National Football League , that we are demanding that you enact a policy that will protect the freedom of expression of your players, to be able to speak about issues of social justice that matter to them".
  • US Department of State expands travel warning to anyone heading to Mexico

    US Department of State expands travel warning to anyone heading to Mexico

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    The other updates involved the states of Baja California, Chiapas, Colima and Guerrero , where the State Department has issued various levels of transportation restrictions for USA government personnel. In Guerrero , which includes Acapulco, Ixtapa, Taxco and Zihuatanejo , the State Department has prohibited personal travel for USA government personnel.
  • Lt. Governor calling for special session to expel Chappelle-Nadal

    Lt. Governor calling for special session to expel Chappelle-Nadal

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    Chapelle-Nadal wrote in the Facebook post recently that she hoped that #President Trump is assassinated . In a speech laced with religious symbolism and references to being a "child of God", Chappelle-Nadal avoided making any mention of the actual content of the Facebook post that sparked the recent controversy.
  • USA divers search for 10 missing sailors

    USA divers search for 10 missing sailors

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    Pacific Fleet. "The divers were able to locate some remains in those sealed compartments during their search", Swift told reporters at Singapore's Changi Naval Base where the USS John S McCain is docked for damage assessment. The McCain is the fourth Navy ship to be involved in a serious accident in the Pacific this year. "In addition to tug boats out of Singapore , the Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Gallant (97), RSN helicopters and Police Coast Guard vessel Basking Shark (55) ...
  • United States of America extend Solheim Cup lead

    United States of America extend Solheim Cup lead

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    The sad thing for Annika Sorenstam and her European players as they peruse the ominous scenario of Sunday singles - traditionally an American strong suit - is that defeat may arrive by an embarrassing margin. The 2013 FedEx Cup champion and 2016 British Open victor was at 16-under 194 at Sedgefield with a round left in the PGA Tour's last regular-season event of the season.
  • 'Art Of The Deal' Co-Author Tony Schwartz Predicts Trump's About To Resign

    'Art Of The Deal' Co-Author Tony Schwartz Predicts Trump's About To Resign

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    Would be amazed if he survives till end of the year. "Trump is going to resign and declare victory before Mueller and congress leave him no choice", Schwartz tweeted . Seventy-two percent of Democrats said Trump should be impeached, while 38 percent of Independent's supported impeachment. He also designated Mr.Trump as a monster.
  • 3 children found dead in Clinton, Md

    3 children found dead in Clinton, Md

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    Withers' mother discovered their bodies when she returned home from work Friday morning in Clinton, a suburb of Washington, D.C. "This is one of the most hard scenes that our officers arrived on", police department spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said.
  • Modi calls for a new, 'clean' India by 2022

    Modi calls for a new, 'clean' India by 2022

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    There is no question of being soft on terrorists and terrorism will be dealt with an iron fist, he said. "Many parts of the country faced natural calamities in the recent past". He said abolition of inter-state check posts after the implementation of GST had reduced time for movement of goods by 30 percent and saved thousands of crores of rupees.
  • 'I thought Grace Mugabe was going to kill me'

    'I thought Grace Mugabe was going to kill me'

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    Cathleen Powell, a senior public law lecturer at the University of Cape Town, explained that legally, the first lady has no grounds got justification as she was not an accredited diplomat and couldn't claim immunity. This comes as it has also emerged that the family of the 20-year-old Gabriella Engels had been allegedly approached by the First Family's emissaries for an out-of-court settlement.
  • Food aid is reaching thousands who survived a mudslide in Sierra Leone

    Food aid is reaching thousands who survived a mudslide in Sierra Leone

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    President Ernest Bai Koroma, who has been blamed for exacerbating the damage from the mudslide due to his failure to tackle illegal construction in the nation's capital, is expected to attend the ceremony for those killed. "The spread of diseases such as cholera, typhoid, and diarrhoea following flooding is also a huge concern", the director of worldwide programmes at the British Red Cross, Alex Carle, said.
  • Michael Moore Took His Broadway Audience to Protest at Trump Tower

    Michael Moore Took His Broadway Audience to Protest at Trump Tower

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    Mark Ruffalo and Michael Moore led a Broadway audience from the theater directly to Trump Tower on Tuesday night for a candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the Charlottesville , Virginia violence. "We want him to know that an American killed on American soil by a Nazi is not acceptable". Trump said Tuesday he felt there was "blame on both sides ", in the Charlottesville violence that left one person dead.
  • CM Siddaramaiah defends Rahul Gandhi's faux pas

    CM Siddaramaiah defends Rahul Gandhi's faux pas

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    Rahul Gandhi , who arrived at the Kempegowda International Airport at 10 am, was received by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and other Congress leaders. A vegetarian breakfast or tiffin , will cost Rs 5 at the Indira canteen, while lunch and dinner will cost Rs 10 each.
  • North Korea and McMaster's Deterrence Dishonesty

    North Korea and McMaster's Deterrence Dishonesty

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    Trump spoke with a key leader in the conflict, China's President Xi JinPing, on Saturday to reiterate both nation's commitments to "denuclearization of the Korean peninsula". "The US has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea", Mattis and Tillerson wrote. "We do not want North Korea's collapse".
  • United States to Bring 'Full Weight' of Economic Sanctions on Venezuela, Pence Says

    United States to Bring 'Full Weight' of Economic Sanctions on Venezuela, Pence Says

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    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Argentine President Mauricio Macri both said the region would not accept a military intervention in Venezuela, after their respective meetings with Pence. And the media hasn't been focused on "what the president said", it's been criticizing what the president didn't say. Vice President Mike Pence announced the United States will allow imports of Colombian avocados and Colombia will import more US rough rice.