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Worldwide Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for North Korea
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The North has always denounced the drills as provocative rehearsals for invasion and has in the past offered a moratorium on nuclear and missile testing in exchange for their cancellation - a trade-off promoted by Pyongyang's main ally China, but repeatedly rejected by Washington and Seoul .

Worldwide Robert Mugabe joins assault accused wife in SA
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South Africa's minister of police, Fikile Mbalula, said all borders had been notified to prevent Grace Mugabe from leaving the country before the matter is resolved, the African News Agency reported. The aircraft flew a commercial flight from Harare to Johannesburg to Bulawayo earlier in the day and then had to return to Harare to fetch Mugabe and his entourage as he had changed his plans to travel to South Africa sooner than expected.

Worldwide Pax Christi calls for diplomacy and new talks on North Korea
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But Gen. Joseph Dunford also said that military options were there in case diplomacy and sanctions failed, according to the South Korean account of the meetings. Tensions have increased as North Korea has advanced toward being able to hit the mainland United States with a nuclear-armed missile. Before that, however, North Korea's military announced it was working on a plan to "contain" the U.S.

Worldwide Republican Primary in Utah's Third Congressional District
Author: 0 Republican Primary in Utah's Third Congressional District

State legislator Christopher Herrod garnered 31.1 percent of the votes, while Ainge captured 28.3 percent. But Curtis's opponents have already cast him as the candidate of Trump and his party. His father Danny was a star basketball player at Brigham Young University (located in the district) and played 14 seasons in the NBA. He has raised more than $1 million and has the strong endorsement of Republican Gov.

Worldwide Runoff in Alabama GOP Primary Special Election
Author: 0 Runoff in Alabama GOP Primary Special Election

Time for Conservatives across Alabama to unite and deliver a knockout punch to the establishment! Eastern time. Representative Mo Brooks , a hard-line conservative, finished third with 19.8 percent of the vote. "Accolades must go to those who fight as hard as they fought". "We can send a message that we are exhausted of this do-nothing Senate", Brooks said. In Tuesday night's primary neither Roy Moore nor the Trump-endorsed Luther Strange achieved a 50% majority.

Worldwide Activists using social media trying to shame white supremacists
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Smith said the threats seem to come from white supremacists, neo-Nazis and "alt-right" groups. There are flaws to it, of course. Robert E. Lee is a great example of that. "They're not afraid anymore". Even in states like NY and California, which have adopted laws that provide the most cover for political speech, people can be fired for expressing their views (in or out of the workplace).

Worldwide Montrealers hold rally against white nationalists after Charlottesville attack
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Fields enlisted in the U.S. Army after high school but failed out of basic training after less than four months, according to military records. One person was killed after the vehicle mowed down a group of protesters in Charlottesville city on Saturday while the two other victims, Virginia State Police Department officers, died when a helicopter crashed nearby.

Worldwide Charlottesville suspect's mother: 'Trump's not a white supremacist'
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Shortly before the attack Saturday, fistfights and screaming matches erupted between counterprotesters and white nationalists. "The Army can confirm that James Alex Fields reported for basic military training in August of 2015". "I thought it had something to do with Trump", she said. Bloom told the Toledo Blade newspaper that her son had said he was going to an "alt-right" rally in Virginia - using a term that encompasses the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and white nationalists.

Worldwide Donald Trump's Job Approval Just Hit a New Low
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Job Approval Just Hit a New Low

For the week ending Sunday, Trump's approval rating was 36 percent for the seven days. The commander-in-chief had a 34% approval rating, while 61% of Americans disapprove of his job performance since taking office in January, the poll reveals.

Worldwide Trump 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Criminal 'Sheriff Joe' Arpaio
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Trump, who deleted his retweet without explanation, has called Arpaio a "great American patriot ". Twitter user Mike Holden was replying to a Fox News article on the potential pardon of Joe Arpaio . Trump critic Walter Shaub, the ex-director of the Office of Government Ethics, connected Trump's announcement of a potential Arpaio pardon with his sluggish response to condemn the white supremacists, according to the Hill.

Worldwide Anthony Scaramucci Says He Would Fire Steve Bannon
Author: 0 Anthony Scaramucci Says He Would Fire Steve Bannon

Colbert helped him with his branding exercise by requesting at one point in the interview that he "say it like The Mooch! ". Colbert quickly retorted: "Two days later. Of Trump's frequent off-the-cuff remarks, Scaramucci said, "That's him wearing his heart on his sleeve". "It's a tough place", Scaramucci said. Speaking to TMZ, he said: "I have, for the last decade, been an active gay rights and marriage equality supporter, particularly here in New York City but [also] around the world.

Worldwide Show of unity by Britain's cabinet in post-Brexit transition
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Speaking on Sky News , the Labour peer said the Government has failed to "come up with any concrete practical answers" with regards to the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The results imply relatively low levels of support for the policies that would amount to a "soft" Brexit - single market membership, ongoing European Union payments, free movement, and the ECJ: 67% of respondents would prefer "no deal" to soft Brexit, while 68% would opt for hard over soft ...

Worldwide Merck CEO quits council to stand against hate
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Several executives from top U.S. companies have stepped down from a number of presidential advisory councils in protest to Trump policies, Reuters added. Other corporate executives aired support for Mr Frazier as well. Frazier is the latest CEO to resign from an advisory role in the Trump administration, joining Tesla's Elon Musk , who left after the president withdrew the U.S.

Worldwide Bitcoin has doubled in value in a month
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Bitcoin passed the $3,000-mark for the first time at the start of this month that also marked the split off of a new virtual currency called ' Bitcoin Cash ' from Bitcoin proper effective 1 August. A few days later Bitcoin locked in SegWit , a code modification that fixes malleability issues and frees up space in blocks, allowing for more transactions to be stored in each one.

Worldwide Kenya: President Kenyatta reelected for 5 more years
Author: 0 Kenya: President Kenyatta reelected for 5 more years

On Saturday (Aug. 12), Kenya's main Election Observation Group said its parallel vote tabulation matched the official tally from the national electoral commission. The 72-year-old politician has now had four unsuccessful attempts to win the presidency. Shortly before the results were announced, opposition members said they will reject it.

Author: 0 Moon breaks silence, urges North Korea to halt threats

Stressing the South Korea-U.S. alliance's will to strongly respond to the North's additional provocations, Moon requested Dunford to play an important role based on the strong alliance in resolving the security challenges posed by the North's nuclear and missile programs.

Worldwide Secretary Mattis says U.S. is 'ready' to counter North Korean threat
Author: 0 Secretary Mattis says U.S. is 'ready' to counter North Korean threat

The UN Security Council on August 5 voted unanimously to impose new sanctions on North Korea. The nation's top military and diplomatic officers said over the weekend the United States remains intent on pursuing a diplomatic approach to rein in North Korea, but is also readying military options should provocation occur.

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