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World BRICS Countries Urge UNSC Reform, Cooperation on Terrorism
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Indian and Chinese army officers celebrate to mark the 57th anniversary of India's independence in the border town of Bumla, August 15, 2004. The organization of world's five major emerging economies - BRICS, for the first time in its declaration, mentioned the Pakistan based extremist groups Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jash-e-Mohammad and Haqqani Network.

World Mattis says he and Trump are on same page regarding North Korea
Author: 0 Mattis says he and Trump are on same page regarding North Korea

This regime has signaled its contempt for its neighbors, for all members of the United Nations , and for minimum standards of acceptable worldwide behavior", said President Donald Trump said in a statement on August 29. This test marks the second time that a SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target, officials said. Kim Jong Un "sternly" said that "the drill conducted by the (North's) Strategic Force is a curtain-raiser of its resolute ...

World US missile boost for South Korea
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Seoul and Washing have now agreed to revise an agreement which dictate the range and payload of missiles used by South Korea. Trump also gave "conceptual" approval to the purchase by the South of billions of dollars of United States military hardware, the White House said.

World World War II Era British Bomb Defused in Frankfurt
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BBC reports that a smaller operation on Saturday saw around 22,000 people evacuated in the city of Koblenz , again in order to allow experts dispose of an unexploded bomb . Experts disposed of a World War Two bomb that had been found during the construction of a new kindergarten. Every year, German officials discover more than 2,000 tons of unexploded bombs .

World Vacancies prompt state police to offer abbreviated academy
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The Labor Day weekend is sometimes seen as the last chance to celebrate the summer, and law enforcement agencies in Northern Virginia and across the state are warning revelers to drive sober. Unmarked patrol vehicles will also be on patrol. Labor Day weekend enforcement continues through Tuesday night. In 2016, there were eight traffic deaths, half as many as the 2015 Labor Day weekend when there were 16, the state police reported.

World Wyoming Punter Tim Zaleski Whiffed
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So was the rest of the offense. Stanley finished the game 8-15 for 125 yards. "We lost a little composer at the end of the first half and that had an impact on the ball game". "We sputtered on offense", Bohl said. "That was definitely one encouraging thing", Epps said. It wasn't even the only drop that burned Wyoming , which has won just one game against a Big Ten opponent in its history.

World Indiana Guard aids Harvey relief
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Cloud and head for Texas. "I am glad that Minnesota will be able to assist the victims of the awful tragedy in Texas, with 11 Minnesota National Guard soldiers accompanying two Chinook helicopters to join in relief efforts", Dayton said in a statement.

World Special Counsel Has Draft of Letter Trump Wrote to Fire Comey
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The Justice Department turned over a copy of the letter to Mueller in recent weeks. It's not hard to make the case that when Donald Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey in order to undermine an ongoing federal investigation into Trump's political operation, the president committed obstruction of justice.

World La Tuna / Burbank Fire Evacuations: Full List & How to Stay Updated
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Known as the La Tuna fire , the blaze started for unknown reasons at about 1:25 p.m. and covered about a half-acre of medium brush when fire crews initially arrived at the scene near La Tuna Canyon Road, KNBC reported . sent embers flying a quarter-mile north across the freeway, where they landed in dry brush and sparked another fire, Stewart said. Officials also announced that 300 homes have been evacuated in Burbank, 180 in L.A.

World Spokane Humane Society accepts animals from Texas shelters affected by Harvey
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Stock trailers will be in the area to help her take the animals capable of moving to a local farm in hopes of finding their owners. They had to make room for new dogs, so, we welcomed some to Oklahoma City. "We're so grateful for all the help we've gotten", Hallenberg said. One is already being adopted. More pet transfers will occur in the coming weeks.

World United States detective arrest nurse for refusing to give patient's blood
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After Wubbels consults with several hospital officials and repeats its policy, the detective arrests her, puts her in handcuffs, and drags her to his squad vehicle as she screams for help. In the video , Payne's partner could be heard trying to calm his partner down during the arrest. "It is the most personal property I think that we can have besides our skin and bones and organs".

World Maryland beat Texas! Here are the 12 weirdest things about this game
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The offense didn't produce a touchdown until Shane Buechele connected on a 33-yard TD to Armanti Foreman midway through the third quarter. "It's that same feeling every time you lose". While some wacky things happened at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, including two blocked field goals being returned for touchdowns, the strangest thing that occurred was what the Terps accomplished.

World Uhuru, Ruto take on Judiciary over poll victory nullification
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In the slums of Nairobi and the cities of western Kenya , where support for Mr Odinga is most fanatical, they marched in their hundreds of thousands in celebration at the ruling. "IEBC committed criminal act and belong to jail", Odinga said at the Supreme Court in Nairobi after the judgment. The official results had given Kenyatta 54 percent of the vote to Odinga's 44 percent.

World France's Le Drian Says 'Can't Build Peace With Assad' in Syria
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The Lebanese Hezbollah movement on Saturday accused the United States of putting at risk the lives of women and children stranded on a convoy of Islamic State fighters that has been stuck in the Syrian desert for the past three days. The strikes and the criticisms triggered a defensive response from Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, who called the deal a "great victory" in a televised speech on Monday.

World PM Modi to visit China's Xiamen to attend 9th BRICS summit
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The upcoming BRICS summit will derive the way forward for practical and comprehensive cooperation between member countries and other emerging economies, the organizing committee said on Saturday. He said that frequent interactions between leaders of the two countries have greatly pushed forward pragmatic cooperation and enhanced political mutual trust.

World Donald Trump Pledges $1 Million to Harvey Relief, White House Says
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The Daily Beast reports that Manigault was one of the worst offenders when it came to White House staffers passing unvetted news articles to Trump and subsequently "triggering" him. President Trump spent the final days of August dutifully performing his job. Manigault has been with Trump for years and is reportedly not happy with the new protocols that limit her influence on the president.

World Trump Punishes Pakistan By Withholding Millions Of Aid Dollars
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The Foreign Military Financing provides grants and loans to help countries purchase the US weapons and defence equipment and for acquiring defence services and military training in the United States . On August 21, Trump announced a new Afghanistan policy to knock back the Taliban that could see thousands more U.S. troops deployed, on top of the 11,000 there now.

Author: 0 Putin warns USA against 'offensive rhetoric' on North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that the ongoing standoff between belligerent North Korea and the United States could lead to large-scale conflict. The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years. The missile launch prompted outrage from Japan and the UN Security Council, while South Korea and the USA conducted test bombings in a show of force.

World Warmer for Labor Day Weekend
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Morning showers will give way to dry, but mostly cloudy skies. This Labor Day weekend will have the flawless weather for saying goodbye to the summer. Southwest winds of 5-10 miles per hour. Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Madison's record precipitation for August 30 is 1.5 inches in 1956.

World Eid al-Adha 2017
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For that display of commitment to sacrifice his son in obedience to Allah's command, Allah exchanged that sacrifice with a sheep. Eid al-Adha or Bakrid is an Islamic festival and the day is declared as Holier Holiday and it honors to the willingness of Sacrifice.

World The Trillion-Dollar Problem With Trump's Tax Plan
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He has previously said he wants United States business taxes reduced to 15%, in a bid to bring American multinationals back to USA soil. Large corporations changed their business models by exporting jobs to other countries and then shipping their goods back to the United States, where they'd make massive profits, and they wouldn't be paying tax to us either.

World The Trouble With Trump's Populist Tax Reform Pitch
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Ireland could potentially have something to worry about if Donald Trump succeeds in bringing down corporate tax rates, says former economic adviser to president Trump . Mr. Trump focused much of his speech on lowering taxes for businesses. However, he believes the tax cut plan is a "50-50 proposition" due to the potential lack of collaboration from the democrats' side.

World NY National Guard Crew Seen Rescuing Baby, Kids, Others From Houston Floods
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The helicopters from Lincoln and soldiers Grand Island are going after Texas requested additional emergency management assistance on Sunday. The skies cleared over Houston Wednesday but torrential remnants of Harvey made landfall again near Port Arthur, Texas, and the southwestern Louisiana Gulf Coast on a path expected to take the storms through Shreveport, Louisiana.

World Hurricane Irma forms over eastern Atlantic
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According to the 5 p.m. forecast data from the National Hurricane Center , Irma now has 115 miles per hour winds, moving to the west-northwest at 15 miles per hour. The current forecast track brings the storm within a few hundred miles of the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean by next Tuesday. It is much too soon to speculate on any potential USA threat late next week or the following weekend.

World North Korean Crisis Can Help Normalize Russian-US Relations
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The move on Thursday came as a response to Moscow's demands that the size of the USA mission in Russian Federation be reduced. "We believe this action was unwarranted and detrimental to the overall relationship between our countries", she said, adding that the reciprocal move was made in the "spirit of parity".