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On Monday, in the aftermath of Charlottesville, a woman in North Carolina took matters into her own hands; she was arrested for helping topple a statue of a Confederate soldier in Durham . Pugh said that she did not anticipate a legal challenge but that the city would fight any lawsuit that was filed. The fourth statue, the Confederate Women's Monument, was also torn from its pedestal.
  • At NAFTA Kickoff, US, Mexico And Canada Already Show Signs Of Disagreement

    At NAFTA Kickoff, US, Mexico And Canada Already Show Signs Of Disagreement

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    Are we going to settle them internally with the USA using its laws, but being judge, jury and prosecutor with regard to dumping products on markets or whether products are subsidized and able to operate independently? President Donald Trump , who repeatedly slammed NAFTA during his presidential campaign, calling it the "worst trade deal" the USA ever approved, announced his intentions for the renegotiations shortly after taking office in January.
  • Hurricane season heating up: Three disturbances worth watching in Atlantic

    Hurricane season heating up: Three disturbances worth watching in Atlantic

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    Conditions are expected to become more favorable for tropical development as the system moves west over the Atlantic and into Caribbean. "All we're expecting is some high seas today (Tuesday), diminishing tomorrow ( Wednesday )", Mr. Gert remained a Category 1 hurricane Tuesday morning. The popular forecaster took to his Twitter page to share the good news with a video, in which he explained: "Hurricane Gert may bring summer weather back to the United Kingdom in around 10 days".
  • Governor's Day at State Fair: Rauner on the attack

    Governor's Day at State Fair: Rauner on the attack

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    Without a new school funding formula in place, IL for the first time missed its initial August payment to schools last week. It was legislation pushed by St. They said some of his changes also seem to pit school districts against business development. Donkin said he hopes his district's doors could stay open through the end of October.
  • Kim: North Korea not to hit Guam for now

    Kim: North Korea not to hit Guam for now

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    Security Council resolutions and sanctions. North Korea's leader received a report from his army on plans to fire missiles towards Guam and said he will watch the actions of the US before making a decision to fire, North Korea's official news agency said on Tuesday.
  • HHS Secretary Statement on President Trump's Opioid Announcement Today

    HHS Secretary Statement on President Trump's Opioid Announcement Today

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    While Christie said that he would still need to review "the legal papers" to see Trump's final wording, the delcaration could allow officials to delegate resources like it would a national disaster. More than 140 Americans died every day from a drug overdose in 2015 , according to the commission's report . Opioids are primarily painkillers.
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    Do war games risk escalating North Korea crisis?

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    If an investigation begins, the US government could seek remedies either through or outside of the World Trade Organization. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday that there will be no military action upon the Korean peninsula without Seoul's consent and that his administration will prevent war by all means.
  • Marena Guzman: Immigration bills would allow me to fulfill dream

    Marena Guzman: Immigration bills would allow me to fulfill dream

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    In the meantime, the "fast-growing amnesty" is still growing and nearly 900,000 work permits and Social Security cards have been given to illegal immigrants who claim they are 36 years old or less, as reported by Breitbart News. I am deeply grateful to say that my parents' sacrifices are paying off. Since 1987, OR law has prohibited state and local authorities from enforcing federal immigration law if an individual's only violation of the law is that they are in the USA without legal status.
  • Kim delays decision on Guam missile plan

    Kim delays decision on Guam missile plan

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    In previous years, Pyongyang has test-fired missiles around the time of the drills to communicate its displeasure. On Tuesday, North Korea said it had completed plans to test ballistic missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam, but would wait to see what the US does first.
  • China reiterates calls for restraint in Korean Peninsula standoff

    China reiterates calls for restraint in Korean Peninsula standoff

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    The US and South Korea have confirmed the drills will go ahead as planned. Leader Kim Jong-un appeared to be backing off from the escalating rhetoric with the United States on Tuesday when he said he would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees" before executing any order.
  • Kim Jong Un briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

    Kim Jong Un briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

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    Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio told the media Tuesday that North Korea appears to be holding off on an imminent launch of missiles into waters near the USA territory in the Pacific. The launch was a "gift" to the United States, declared Pyongyang's news agency - the missile would be able to hit the "heart of the United States" with "heavy nuclear warheads".
  • Zimbabwe's first lady surrenders to police in assault case

    Zimbabwe's first lady surrenders to police in assault case

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    The incident occurred at about 9pm on the Sunday, when Mrs Mugabe went to visit her two sons Robert Jnr and Chatunga . Police Minister Mbalula told reporters: "In terms of foreign citizens, they must understand they have responsibilities, especially those who hold diplomatic passports".
  • CPA CEO Wants Trade Deficit Addressed In NAFTA Negotiations

    CPA CEO Wants Trade Deficit Addressed In NAFTA Negotiations

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    She is also expected to highlight some details from Canada's recently negotiated trade deal with the European Union and explain how they might apply to the NAFTA talks. The meetings are scheduled to begin August 16 in Washington D.C. and extend until August 20 to negotiate new terms in the agreement that was implemented in 1994.
  • Make sure your solar eclipse glasses has this before you look up

    Make sure your solar eclipse glasses has this before you look up

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    Chances are you'll want to capture the moment and commit it to memory, but you need to be careful. It begins in the West off the coast of OR coast just after 9:00 AM (PDT) and will come to an end off the coast of SC in the Eastern part of the United States at just after 4:00 PM (EDT).
  • Why the Bitcoin price just rocketed past US$4000

    Why the Bitcoin price just rocketed past US$4000

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    Bitcoin has tumbled below $4,000, down 7%, at 3,996 a coin. Ethereum follows the leader with a market capitalization of $28 billion. The main worry with bitcoin - and other cryptocurrencies - is the collapse of secondary markets. The same is inversely true if coins are deemed unuseful in certain applications. Over the weekend the BTC price reached an all-time high of US$4,225.40, meaning its value had increased fourfold this year .
  • Hundreds rally in Charlotte against violence in Charlottesville

    Hundreds rally in Charlotte against violence in Charlottesville

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    Around 1:45 p.m., a auto slammed into a crowd of counter-protesters who were marching down a side street, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others. The vigils will take place tonight (Monday 14 August), at the Mound in Edinburgh and Buchanan Steps in Glasgow, beginning at 5.30pm. "I saw this in the 1960s but didn't join back then.
  • Senate Election: Trump Records Campaign Call for Luther Strange

    Senate Election: Trump Records Campaign Call for Luther Strange

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    On the Democratic side, the race was always a bit of a Hail Mary; according to Five Thirty Eight , "No Democrat has won a Senate race in Alabama since 1992, and Trump won the state by 28 percentage points last November". Lyman: I wouldn't call any of the major candidates Trump-like. Trump also recorded a robocall to voters Monday, encouraging them to go to the polls and vote for unusual.
  • Summer Forecast, Eastern Conference champs for 2017-18

    Summer Forecast, Eastern Conference champs for 2017-18

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    Leaguewide, back-to-backs were reduced from an average of 16.3 per team last season to 14.4 percent this season. This would normally be just another regular season game in March , but not in a year when LeBron James is headed toward free agency with rampant reports that he is considering joining the Lakers .
  • Trump takes too long to do the right thing after Charlottesville

    Trump takes too long to do the right thing after Charlottesville

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    Deixel found the president's response appalling. Is he now angry about all extremists groups, including ISIS? Having been criticised by both Republicans and Democrats for his feeble response to the violence on Saturday, Trump yesterday sought to recover, saying in a nationally televised statement that the people who spread violence in the name of bigotry "strike at the very core of America".
  • LG's V30 gets an upgraded UX and neat camera features

    LG's V30 gets an upgraded UX and neat camera features

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    And now, coming to this UX 6 .0+, LG says that they have made a few changes, especially for the V30 smartphone . A semi-transparent Floating Bar could be a good substitution for the second screen because it can be hidden when it's not needed but still give shortcuts to actions when the user wants it.
  • Amazon Recalls Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses

    Amazon Recalls Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses

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    That's because you shouldn't look directly at the sun. But before you go looking into the sky at the phenomenon, make sure you're following all the right safety precautions! Make sure you don't look at the eclipse with out eclipse glasses .
  • To launch or not? Either way, North Korea may gain

    To launch or not? Either way, North Korea may gain

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    Macron also stressed that the worldwide community should keep on working in order to "encourage Pyongyang to return to dialogue without preconditions". 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 ".
  • CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

    CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

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    At least Trump's words reflect a desire to do - or at least say - something different after three decades of bipartisan failure on North Korea. According to the source, the talks are being held between Ambassador Joseph Yun, the US special representative for North Korea policy, and Pak Song Il, a senior North Korean diplomat at the country's United Nations mission, using what's known as the "New York channel", which has been an avenue of communication between the USA and North Korea ...
  • Trump speaks with Guam's governor in extremely candid phone call

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    To be sure, North Korea's defiance has been around for decades and past USA administrations have been unable to do anything about it except adopting a policy of "strategic patience" and exerting pressure with more economic sanctions . "Any second Korean War would have no choice but to spread into a nuclear war", it said in a commentary. Guam Homeland Security adviser George Charfauros dismissed reports that satellite images showed North Korea moving a missile into place for a possible ...
  • North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move

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    President Moon said on monday that their "national interest lies in peace" and, addressing President Donald Trump , said that he was "confident that the United States will respond to the current situation in a calm and responsible manner".
  • Ways China could hurt North Korea's economy

    Ways China could hurt North Korea's economy

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    Experts differ on the efficacy of US President's mixed signals to Kim Jong-unThe tone of US President Donald Trump's remarks about North Korea has been all over the place, veering from " fire and fury " to "negotiations". So it just changed earlier today when President Trump and Governor Eddie Calvo here spoke by phone. "If they were to mobilize at this point in time, it would have a serious impact upon food collection, harvesting and then subsequently food distribution", said Bermudez.
  • Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 3: Raging Cristiano Ronaldo shoves referee

    Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 3: Raging Cristiano Ronaldo shoves referee

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    Cristiano Ronaldo , who had stepped in, in the dying minutes of the game during the Super Cup game, would be expecting a full 90 minutes of play tonight. But when Ronaldo went down under a challenge from Samuel Umtiti two minutes later, referee Ricardo De Burgos deemed the Madrid legend's fall to the ground a dive .
  • PM Says 2017 Special, Urges Creation Of New India

    PM Says 2017 Special, Urges Creation Of New India

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    Pitching for harmony and peace, he said Bharat Jodo (connect India) should be the slogan like Bharat chhodo (Quit India) was during the freedom struggle. Goods and Services (GST) and demonetisation, Modi said, has helped brought in transparency, clamped down on the parallel economy and brought in lakhs of tax dodgers into the legitimate financial system.
  • You want 'white anger?' Try being a black doctor in Charlottesville

    You want 'white anger?' Try being a black doctor in Charlottesville

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    The far-right protesters, some waving Confederate flags, carrying shields and wearing helmets, are angry about the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E Lee from Charlottesville . "It's been going on for a long time in our country". One woman died when a man who witnesses say was carrying white supremacist signs earlier in the day rammed his auto into a group of counter protesters.
  • North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

    North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

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    Trump's warning came after the North threatened to fire ballistic missiles over Japan towards the US Pacific island of Guam . It's a unusual situation because you have a government in North Korea who fears people want to overthrow it and no-one wants to overthrow it because it would be too expensive to deal with the aftermath.
  • Stocks level out after North Korea-fueled slide

    Stocks level out after North Korea-fueled slide

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    Market expectations for a December rate hike fell after the CPI data was released. President Donald Trump kept the heat on North Korea, warning that the U.S. INFLATION: The Labor Department said consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in July following no gain in June. "The yen is the big story really".
  • Protesters gather in Manhattan for Trump's visit

    Protesters gather in Manhattan for Trump's visit

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    Between the Inauguration and the election, New York City spent about $24 million on security at Trump Tower, amounting to $308,000 per day, according to New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill. But the recent white nationalist demonstrations in Charlottesville - and Trump's initial blame of "many sides" for the violence that ensued - upset both liberals and conservatives alike.
  • Dunford Arrives in China

    Dunford Arrives in China

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    The pitch for more diplomacy came as Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, went to Asia for series of meetings. But, 24 hours after that call, Trump vowed to unleash " fire and fury " on Kim Jong Un's regime, leaving President Moon's administration "somewhat concerned", his aide said .
  • US, Japanese troops prepare for war over North Korea threat

    US, Japanese troops prepare for war over North Korea threat

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    Three weeks later, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage was legal throughout the U.S., including all its territories. It's not an easy call . The call came after Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the USA military "locked and loaded" and warning North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against US territories or allies.
  • Japan installs extra missile defense after N Korea threat to Guam

    Japan installs extra missile defense after N Korea threat to Guam

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    For sure, if Pyongyang were to go through with its planned launch of missiles toward Guam, it would be an extremely provocative move. Many refugees fleeing Vietnam were evacuated through Guam. Social media is heavy with these conversations, and people are angry that this is happening here again. Cho said that Koreans celebrate their liberation day from Japanese rule on August 15.
  • Both Korean leaders, U.S. signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis

    Both Korean leaders, U.S. signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis

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    Any new military conflict with North Korea would likely escalate quickly to the use of nuclear weapons, bringing catastrophic casualties and an untold economic impact worldwide, former US defence officials and experts believe. Mattis also cautioned that "we'll take it out" if the missile is located heading to the USA territory off the coast of Philippines. North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper, meanwhile, lashed back at the U.S.in an editorial Saturday.
  • Suspect in Charlottesville auto attack goes to court

    Suspect in Charlottesville auto attack goes to court

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    He was denied bond Monday on charges including second-degree murder, several counts of malicious wounding and one count of hit and run. The rally had been organised to protest planned removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee.
  • Lighthizer says China intellectual property probe a high priority

    Lighthizer says China intellectual property probe a high priority

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    The Information Technology Industry Council, the main trade group for USA technology giants, such as Microsoft MSFT.O , Apple AAPL.O and Google GOOGL.O , said it hoped China would take the administration's announcement seriously. If an investigation begins, Washington could seek remedies either through the World Trade Organization or outside of it. "We will safeguard copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other intellectual property", Trump said.
  • China Impose Bans on Imports from North Korea

    China Impose Bans on Imports from North Korea

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    Earlier yesterday, Chinese state-run newspaper China Daily also said that any USA investigation into Chinese trade practices would worsen bilateral ties. Still, Trump's actions stop short of what some analysts had been expecting him to do on intellectual property. Yang said that before joining the WTO in 2002, Taiwan had been subjected to the Section 301 investigations because its trade regulations had not been aligned with global norms.
  • 'Racism is evil': Trump denounces KKK and neo-Nazis

    'Racism is evil': Trump denounces KKK and neo-Nazis

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    Mr. Trump made the statement from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, after meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Federal Bureau of Investigation director Christopher Wray about the race-fueled violence Saturday in Charlottesville , Virginia .