• Xi stresses cooperation in talks with United States military chief
Xi stresses cooperation in talks with United States military chief

There is no way to know for certain what accounts for North Korean decisionmaking, given how closed a country it is. China's top priority is preserving the peace, however uneasy that peace might be. Han Jae-in, an analyst at Hyundai Research Institute, said, "There have been some cases that we didn't notify the World Trade Organization of Chi...

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  • Korea resumes threats ahead of exercises
Korea resumes threats ahead of exercises

North Korea has warned that the United States will be "pouring gasoline on fire" by conducting an annual war game in the South next week amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington. The war games take place every year and invariably anger Pyongyang, which views such drills as a rehearsal for an invasion. North Korea has warned the U...

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  • 23 confirmed dead in Utkal Express derailment near Muzaffarnagar
23 confirmed dead in Utkal Express derailment near Muzaffarnagar

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were also rushed to the accident site. "Have instructed senior officers to reach site immediately and ensure speedy rescue and relief operations". Prabhu announced ex-gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for those who lost their lives, Rs 50,000 for seriously injured and Rs 25,000 for people with minor injuries in th...

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  • Preparing For Saturday, Boston Refuses To Be The Next Charlottesville
Preparing For Saturday, Boston Refuses To Be The Next Charlottesville

For their part, counterprotesters from Black Lives Matter and other groups condemning racism and anti-Semitism marched from the city's Roxbury neighborhood to the Common while a second group rallied on the steps of the Statehouse overlooking the park.

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  • Taylor Swift wipes social media profiles, fuelling expectations of new album
Taylor Swift wipes social media profiles, fuelling expectations of new album

On Friday afternoon Swift's Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , and official website all were cleared of their various profile pictures and designs. She recently won vindication after a jury decided that a radio host David Mueller groped her during a red carpet photo in 2013. "She's continuing down the pop route because "1989" was a huge ...

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  • Sierra Leone buries landslide victims
Sierra Leone buries landslide victims

Baraytay said . More than 600 are still missing. "We have no place now to sleep, only in a neighbour's house", said Abdul Bendu, in the Pentagon community, which sits directly below the devastated hilltop village of Regent. The UN humanitarian agency puts the death toll at 409. The main focus is getting people away from areas still under threa...

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  • Trump slams two GOP senators who criticized him on Charlottesville
Trump slams two GOP senators who criticized him on Charlottesville

Trump initially condemned violence on "many sides" on Saturday after a man believed to have ties to neo-Nazi groups drove his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring some 20 others. The weekend violence at the Virginia college town has inflamed racial tensions nationwide and renewed concerns over ha...

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  • Bribe claim as Mugabe applies for immunity
Bribe claim as Mugabe applies for immunity

Earlier, South African police had been negotiating with Grace's lawyers to get her to turn herself in to face charges of assault in a court room, a senior police source said. The police statement said Harare had sought diplomatic immunity for Mugabe - which, if granted, would exempt her from prosecution - but said she would be "processed through ...

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  • Signs of Diplomacy Appear as North Korea Delays Guam Missile Test
Signs of Diplomacy Appear as North Korea Delays Guam Missile Test

Pompeo praised the efforts of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in getting China and Russian Federation to join in a unanimous U.N. North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper, meanwhile, lashed back at the U.S.in an editorial Saturday. The tough talk capped a week in which long-standing tensions betwe...

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  • 'Carrot' takes on whole new meaning for woman who lost ring
'Carrot' takes on whole new meaning for woman who lost ring

When Daley brought the find to Grams, she knew instantly it was her long-lost engagement ring . Mary Grams , from Armena, Alta in the United States says she is stunned that it has appeared after all these years and says she plans to wear the ring again because it still fits.

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  • HUGE BEAT: Japan's economy grew faster than anyone thought last quarter
HUGE BEAT: Japan's economy grew faster than anyone thought last quarter

The world's third-largest economy grew by 1% during the April to June quarter - up from 0.4% between January and March, and well ahead of the 0.6% forecast by economists. Combined with the 5.1 percent rise in public works spending and 1.5 percent growth in housing investments, domestic demand pushed up the economy by 1.3 percent.

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  • Chinese media calls India a bully, says it controls Bhutan, Nepal
Chinese media calls India a bully, says it controls Bhutan, Nepal

After Chinese troopers found their path blocked by Indian soldiers who formed a human chain, they began hurling stones, prompting a swift retaliation by Indian border guards. The stand-off lasted 30 minutes, after which the forces pulled back. The five BPM points along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) are at Bum La and Kibithu in Arunachal Prades...

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  • Osinbajo Congratulates Kenyatta On Election Victory
Osinbajo Congratulates Kenyatta On Election Victory

After the official announcement, Mr Kenyatta said observers had ensured a "free, fair and credible election". The opposition rejected the results even before they were declared, calling the process a "charade". Violence ensued after the 2007 election , when at least 1,000 people were killed and about 600,000 were displaced from their homes. ...

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  • Scaramucci: Bannon's 'toleration' of white nationalism is 'inexcusable'
Scaramucci: Bannon's 'toleration' of white nationalism is 'inexcusable'

In the call, Scaramucci went after Bannon, using vulgar language to describe the chief strategist. "I think he needed to be much harsher as it related to the white supremacists and the nature of that, I applaud Gen. STEPHANOPOULOS: You've been tough on Steve Bannon . He's got to move more into the mainstream, he's got to be more into where the mod...

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  • Dutch egg scandal: 17 nations affected
Dutch egg scandal: 17 nations affected

Sweden , Switzerland , Britain, France and Luxembourg have also now announced that they have found contaminated eggs. In these two countries, more than 200 farms of laying hens have been contaminated after the disinfection of the premises with products containing fipronil , an insecticide whose use is, however, strictly prohibited in the poultr...

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  • North Korea frees ailing Canadian pastor from prison
North Korea frees ailing Canadian pastor from prison

The release of Lim came two months after an American college student, Otto F. Warmbier, died shortly after he was freed from North Korea while in a coma. Security Council resolutions. The 62-year-old's health has deteriorated while in North Korean custody and the pastor has experienced "dramatic" weight loss, Pak said.

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  • Asean, China adopt S.China Sea 'code of conduct' framework
Asean, China adopt S.China Sea 'code of conduct' framework

They called on China and the Philippines to abide by an arbitration ruling past year that invalidated much of China's territorial claim to the South China Sea , which is claimed in part by Taiwan and ASEAN members Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

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  • Some Venezuela opposition parties to vie in vote
Some Venezuela opposition parties to vie in vote

A certain discouragement seemed to win the ranks of the anti-Maduro, after the installation of the Constituent assembly that they have not managed to block. Meanwhile, Venezuelan authorities say a manhunt is underway after an anti-government paramilitary attack at a military barracks in the northwestern city of Valencia early Sunday.

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  • Tillerson: Russian election meddling 'created serious mistrust'
Tillerson: Russian election meddling 'created serious mistrust'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks on Sunday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as their two countries dealt with diplomatic tensions that erupted with the claims of Moscow meddling in the 2016 presidential elections .

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  • Tropical Storm Franklin Threatens Mexican Cities
Tropical Storm Franklin Threatens Mexican Cities

Some of this area will be downgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning as Franklin approaches, as the hurricane wind field will not be that big. The NHC gives this system a medium chance of development over the next 5 days. Rain and storms will be possible at anytime due to the very moisture-rich air mass, but greatest coverage and intensity will occ...

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