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World News Tokyo, Washington reaffirm military alliance against Pyongyang
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But if North Korea succeeds in building nuclear missiles that can reach the continental US, the equation changes. Those fears spiked when it became clear that the trajectory of the four missiles that Kim meant to fire at the Pacific island of Guam would take them over southern Japan .

World News Trump Set for September Showdown Over Wall Funding
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Among them are the deep divisions in the country. Afterward, he spent about 20 minutes greeting service members in the gruelling heat signing caps with his "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan and posing for selfies on the tarmac just steps from Air Force One.

World News 'Shame On You': Protesters Meet Trump Supporters Ahead Of Phoenix Rally
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As President Trump travels to the West today for the first time since the election, the stage has been set in downtown Phoenix for what could be a political barn burner. You don't think we've heard it all? A poll conducted over the weekend by OH Predictive Insights found that only 21 percent of Arizonans support a pardon of Arpaio .

World News Trump laying sight on 2020 reelection
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The centrist Republican senator was also asked about Trump's response to recent violence at the fascist-organized rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12. 'I'd never taken it before. Collins has been the leader among the small number of Republicans in Congress who have opposed the party's efforts to cut federal spending instead of merely fixing issues that some health care customers, particularly ones in smaller metropolitan areas, have had with the Affordable Care Act.

World News Republicans ask if Trump is fit to govern
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With moves to dismantle Confederate monuments gaining momentum, Nancy Pelosi , the Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, called for Confederate statues to be removed from the US Capitol. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who had on Wednesday accused Trump of "dividing Americans" with his Charlottesville response. While speaking on the topic of the hate crimes and violence that these groups committed, Donald Trump refused to condemn their actions.

World News Serbia Shuts Down Embassy In Macedonia, Cites
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Serbian President Alexandar Vucic said Monday that the staff of the Serbian embassy in Skopje were called to Belgrade for consultations as "evidence of activities" against Serbia has been obtained. A change in this position, Dacic continued, "will directly influence our good-neighborly relations". In April, following media reports that a Serbian intelligence officer had been in the Macedonian parliament when protesters stormed the building and beat up several deputies including Prime ...

World News Trump Family, Business Trips Drain Secret Service Budget
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Secret Service funding woes cropped up during the 2016 presidential campaign when the Republican and Democratic parties fielding multi-candidate races, noted NBC News. The agency's expenses since Trump's inauguration covered seven trips to Mar-a-Lago, five visits to Bedminster and a trip to Trump Tower in Manhattan.

World News US Navy to relieve admiral over collisions
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Vessels from several nations are searching southeast Asian waters for 10 missing United States sailors after an early morning collision between the USS John S McCain and an oil tanker ripped a gaping hole in the destroyer's hull. The 7th Fleet has been involved in three collisions since January, the last two of which have resulted in the deaths of 17 sailors. Seven sailors died in June when the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship collided in waters off Japan.

World News Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site
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DreamHost claims the information in the warrant could sweep up as many as 1.3 million IP address, as well as thousands of email addresses and personal information about people who visited the site. " DreamHost , like many online service providers, is approached by law enforcement regularly to provide information about customers who may be the subject of criminal investigations".

World News Trump Stares Directly into Sun without Glasses as He Watches Solar Eclipse
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By 2:45, he, First Lady Melania Trump , and youngest son Barron went back inside. Monday's was the first total solar eclipse to pass over the majority of the continental U.S. According to the White House press pool, Trump answered to a reporter's question - How's the view? - with a thumb's up. Could it be possible that Donald Trump stared directly at the solar eclipse at that precise moment? 'It's really, really, really, really awesome, ' said 9-year-old Cami Smith as she ...

World News Boston Free Speech Rally and Counter-Protests LIVE STREAM
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Police confirmed that 33 people have been arrested mostly for disorderly conduct and assaults on police officers, CNN reported . Boston Mayor Marty Walsh pointed out that some of those invited to speak "spew hate". About an hour later, the president expressed his appreciation for peaceful protesters. "Police are looking tough and smart!" Trump asked reporters.

World News Cambridge University Press Unblocks Censored Articles in China
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Hans van de Ven, a scholar of modern Chinese history at Cambridge University, said the reversal was "absolutely the right decision". The block led to protests, an online petition and calls for boycotting the university from academics in the West and other countries, including India.

World News George and Amal Clooney Donate $1M to SPLC
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A protester opposing the proponents of white supremacy had been killed in the surge of violence that has highlighted racial tensions in the United States. George and Amal Clooney have donated $US1 million in a partnership with the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to help fight hate groups in the U.S.

World News Almost 1 in 10 Americans think neo-Nazi views okay, poll finds
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Ten percent viewed so-called alt-right, white nationalist opinions as acceptable. A new poll indicates that almost one in ten Americans believe that neo-Nazi and white supremacist ideology is "acceptable". Those figures were similar to those in two other polls taken after his press conference at Trump Tower in New York City. Trump stunned many Americans last Tuesday after he strongly condemned leftist agitators as equally responsible for the violence.

World News Two members of Kennedy family arrested early Sunday
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On arrival, officers asked for the music to be turned down. No-one else was arrested at the party, which also received complaints about fireworks. Caroline and Matthew were taken into custody and charged with violating a local anti-noise ordinance and with disorderly conduct.

World News Protests erupt in North Carolina over Confederate statues
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A spokesperson for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a response on Tuesday , saying the university does not legally have authority to remove the statue from campus unless a building inspector concludes physical disrepair of the statue poses a threat to public safety.

World News Palestinians await 'clear vision' from USA on peace talks
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Saudi Arabia's crown prince met senior USA officials including presidential adviser Jared Kushner in Jeddah Tuesday and discussed efforts to bring about peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Saudi state news agency SPA said. Kushner, who is Trump's son-in-law, is expected to meet with Israeli and Palestinian officials on Thursday as he tries to restart talks. But he has given few indications of how he plans to reach it.

World News Gogol Centre theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov arrested in fraud investigation
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Serebrennikov, whose films have been shown at the Cannes and Venice film festivals, has lashed out a government clampdown on artistic works, warning past year that "everything is returning to the most pathetic Soviet practices". Investigators at Russia's Investigative Committee claim that the money allocated for a production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream was taken by Serebrennikov, but that the production was never produced.

World News Shrinking labor force as Wyoming unemployment rate falls
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But the number of unemployed last month was 2,026 fewer than the same month of previous year, when the jobless rate was 4.1 percent. That compares to 4.4 percent in July 2016. The Gary metro's jobless rate rose above the national average of 4.3 percent in July after a rare run of a few months where it was lower than the rest of the country.

World News After Spain Attacks, Four Suspects Appear In Court
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But numerous Spanish and worldwide news outlets say multiple suspects testified that a former imam was the mastermind of a failed plot to use explosives in a large-scale attack. Police opened fire as he appeared to be wearing an explosive belt, which turned out to be fake. Chemlal, who told the court he regretted his part in the plot, said Es Satty, the imam in Ripoll, the small town in northeastern Spain where numerous group came from, led the cell, according to the sources.

World News Police surprise daughter of fallen Florida officer on her birthday
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Howard and Officer Matthew Baxter were shot Friday night while patrolling a neighborhood known for drug activity. He was married to another Kissimmee police officer and they have four children. He is being held in jail with no bond. Additional charges are forthcoming, since Howard's passing. The document was written after Miller was involuntarily committed for a psychological evaluation under the Baker Act.

World News Billy Joel Wears Star of David During Concert in NYC
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It is believed the star, who says he is culturally Jewish , was making a statement against the emboldened neo-Nazi and white nationalism movement. Billy Joel's ex-wife and daughter have saluted the rocker for taking a stand against the neo-Nazi movement at a gig in NY on Monday night (21Aug17).

World News VP Pence says Confederate statues are a state, local decision
Author: 0 VP Pence says Confederate statues are a state, local decision

Pence also defended Trump , who touched off a firestorm after saying "both sides" were to blame for violence that erupted at a rally organized by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. Pence replied that he knows what's in the president's heart. Contrary to previous reports, Trump said the United States would not reveal the number of troops or any future military action plans in Afghanistan .