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So, given the first parable didn't catch, by Tuesday we were thrust into a completely new unreality. "All I can say is the opportunity is there", he said . Ardern said she had no knowledge of the questions lodged by Hipkins and knew nothing about the Joyce case until it broke in the media this week.
  • Virginia protest: Student leaders say campuses should be safe

    Virginia protest: Student leaders say campuses should be safe

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    Accident investigators are assessing whether a Virginia State Police Bell Helicopter 407's tail boom departed the aircraft before it crashed just west of violent protests in the city of Charlottesville Aug. Mayhem took over an otherwise pleasant sunny afternoon in the popular pedestrian thoroughfare. One person died after a auto plowed into a group of people peacefully protesting at the rally yesterday while two others died following a helicopter crash that took place near the protest site ...
  • Apple readies $1B war chest for Hollywood programming

    Apple readies $1B war chest for Hollywood programming

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    In June, Apple picked up two Sony TV execs to help with the original programming initiative. Not only will Apple need to step up its game to compete with its major rivals, but it will also need to avoid jeopardizing its own business.
  • Yorkshire Coast Celebrates A Level Results

    Yorkshire Coast Celebrates A Level Results

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    Clearing is available to students who have a Ucas application in the present year and have declined all their chosen college courses or have not achieved the results to access any of their chosen courses. "Rugby High School students are successful in so many different fields: not just academically". Kineton students Becky Smith, Alix Leather, Osbert Elmhirst, Jess Crouch, Thomas Gilks and Gabby Zulian celebrates their results.
  • Korean leader's 'wise' decision to halt Guam missile test

    Korean leader's 'wise' decision to halt Guam missile test

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    The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. Unfortunately, the SIPRI data does not include North Korea's military expenditure, as Pyongyang does not disclose it. Even in the context of Trump Tweets, the words were extreme, and not the type of language one hear from a head state or in the diplomatic community at large.
  • Baltimore removed all 4 of its Confederate statues overnight

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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.
  • Minutes from missiles, Guam islanders get to grips with uncertain fate

    Minutes from missiles, Guam islanders get to grips with uncertain fate

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    Calling it "the responsibility of all", Macron called on the global community to "act in a concerted, firm and effective manner, as it has just done in the (U.N.) Security Council, to bring North Korea back to the path of dialogue". Japan could legally intercept a North Korean missile headed towards Guam, its defence minister said on Thursday, but experts believe Japan does not now have the capability to do so.
  • US Needs S.Korea's OK for Any Military Action, Moon Warns

    US Needs S.Korea's OK for Any Military Action, Moon Warns

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    The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs told CNN its official line is that "the bottom line" to resolve the North Korea nuclear issue is "to uphold the general direction of dialogue, negotiation and political settlement". The South Korean president says the North Korean nuclear crisis must "absolutely be solved peacefully" and there can be no USA military moves without South Korean consent.
  • Diplomacy still best way out of North Korea mess

    Diplomacy still best way out of North Korea mess

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    Defense Secretary James Mattis said Monday that if North Korea launches a missile in the direction of Guam , U.S. armed forces 'will take it out'. North Korea's military chiefs would then await leader Kim's instructions, state media have said. "The bottom line is we will defend the country and for us (the military) that's war", he said, according to CBS .
  • Kim Jong-Un Seems To Hit Pause On Sending Missiles Toward Guam

    Kim Jong-Un Seems To Hit Pause On Sending Missiles Toward Guam

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    Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo said Monday it's business as usual in Guam, with no change of threat levels. We are hopeful that the leader of that country will understand them in precisely the way they are intended, to permit him a place to get where we can get the nuclear weapons off the peninsula.
  • Arlene Foster welcomes United Kingdom 'commitment to a seamless border'

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    Continuing, Graham said: "Certainly there are many proposals included in the documents which are to be welcomed, including the call for a transitional arrangement which would maintain the current trading and customs relationship". As a member of the EU, the United Kingdom is now a member of the EU customs union and, like other member states, enjoys the free flow of goods between countries within the bloc, all of which adhere to common external tariffs and customs barriers, and negotiate trade ...
  • N Korea and United States playing a risky game of chicken

    N Korea and United States playing a risky game of chicken

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    Kim said he will make an "important" decision if Washington continues its "extremely risky reckless actions", Yonhap reported. US intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States.
  • Information on watching Monday's solar eclipse

    Information on watching Monday's solar eclipse

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    Pinkney warns that it is risky to view this event without taking precautions, and the observatory provides a safe and exceptional viewing experience. "It's actually not a problem to take off the solar eclipse glasses". Preparation is key: If you plan on having new equipment or gear, ship them to your location. If you are outside the path of totality , you must always use a safe solar filter to view the sun directly.
  • Eclipse to fill the sky Monday

    Eclipse to fill the sky Monday

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    In a narrow path from OR to SC it will be a total eclipse with the moon completely blocking the sun for nearly three minutes. The people who see the total eclipse are in the centre of the moon's shadow when it hits Earth. In advance of the solar eclipse, the Phoenix Public Library is holding educational programs geared to both adults and children this weekend. Also, if you want to take pictures of the eclipse, you will need to place special filters over your camera lens to prevent damage ...
  • 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.
  • Do war games risk escalating North Korea crisis?

    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 ...