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US Intelligence: North Korea Is Continuing to Produce ICBMs

The Sanumdong factory produced two Hwasong-15 ICBMs, North Korea's longest-range missiles , but the USA official noted that Pyongyang still had not tested a reliable re-entry vehicle capable of surviving a high-velocity trip through the Earth's atmosphere and delivering a nuclear warhead. Read More »

Monster California wildfire kills 5, including children

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Thousands of firefighters in California made some progress against several large-scale blazes that have turned close to 200,000 acres into an ashen wasteland, destroyed expensive homes, and killed eight fire personnel and civilians in the most populous USA state. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani: Collusion is not a crime

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In an abrupt departure from his statements just four days ago, Giuliani told CNN's Alisyn Camerota Monday that "nobody can be sure of anything" when she asked how he could be sure that Trump did not know about the meeting beforehand. Giuliani also told USAToday that the Trump legal team is in the process of putting together a "counter-report" in order to publicly respond to any allegations that the Mueller team makes regarding the probe. Read More »

Local van driver fired for splashing pedestrians

When asked by Global News what factors went into the decision to terminate the driver's employment, Black & McDonald's director of corporate marketing and communications said the driver "did not follow" the company's "clearly established norms of personal conduct and procedures for the safe operation of a vehicle". Read More »

States Are Suing the Federal Government for Allowing 3D-Printed Gun Plans

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The suit, to be filed Monday in Seattle, asks a judge to block the federal government's late-June settlement with Defense Distributed, which allowed the company to make the plans available online. As a result of the settlement, Defense Distributed said in a statement on its website that it plans to relaunch its online library of files starting August 1. Read More »

Mother and 5 kids killed in Michigan motel fire

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Curtis' husband and a 1-year-old child survived. The fire occurred early Saturday at Cosmo Extended Stay Motel in Sodus (SO'-dis) Township in southwestern Michigan's Berrien County. 'So I'm in the room, down from the fire, ' he told WNDU . Four other people and four first responders were also transported to the hospital but have been released. Read More »

Family Of Duck Boat Drowning Victims Files $100 Million Lawsuit

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The lawsuit accuses Ripley Entertainment and the other defendants of negligence, product liability, outrageous conduct, wrongful death, negligent infliction of emotional distress, and violating the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act. "As the recent National Transportation Safety Board report indicates, we are a party to the investigation and are restrained from commenting on any aspect of it". Read More »

Minneapolis police release body cam video in Blevins shooting

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The officers end up chasing Blevins, who later pulls out what is revealed to be a loaded gun, and fatally shooting him in an alleyway. Blevins was shot June 23 by two Minneapolis police officers who were responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun firing into the air and the ground. Read More »

Typhoon Jongdari: Weather-ravaged Japan braces for powerful storm

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The Typhoon Jongdari is expected to make landfall late Saturday or early Sunday. Downgraded from a typhoon , the storm was near Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, at around 9 a.m. Other evacuation orders and advisories were issued in western Japan, including Kure in Hiroshima Prefecture, where some 6,380 residents were urged to evacuate, news reports said. Read More »

Iran currency plunges to record low as U.S. sanctions bite

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The Iranian rial fell to 112,000 to the dollar on the black market exchange from 98,000 to $1 the previous day, the Associated Press news agency reported. Demonstrators initially vented their anger over high prices and alleged corruption, but the protests took on a rare political dimension, with a growing number of people calling on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to step down. Read More »

Imran Khan’s Controversial Vote: PTI Chief is Summoned Before ECP Today

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Shehbaz is scheduled to meet PPP leader Khursheed Shah today. The biggest loser in these elections has been the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, the former governing party that saw its parliamentary power reduced to 64 seats. The PML-N and other parties have alleged "blatant" rigging over the vote count. The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), a new alliance in Sindh province, has two seats. Read More »

Rand Paul Says He Will Vote Yes on SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

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The senator has also asked his constituents to send him questions for the meeting. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says Democrats ought to only request "relevant" Brett Kavanaugh records from his time in Bush White House. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.), one of three Democrats who supported Neil Gorsuch past year for the Supreme Court . Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) are likely the two GOP holdouts on Kavanaugh. Read More »

Body Found In Mediterranean Near Wear UK Student Vanished

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The US Embassy in Israel said it has been providing consular services to Jones' family. According to family members those friends were a 20-year-old woman from Washington, D.C. Jones' exceptional GPA, hard work and determination, made her a great applicant for the University of Kentucky's premedical program, which she was accepted into and going to start next month. Read More »

Giuliani says he's not sure collusion is a crime despite Mueller investigation

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U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Monday that "collusion is not a crime" while maintaining his client has done nothing wrong. It's one that would have kept me out of the investigation. Trump Tower meeting and some kind of second meeting that may or may not have happened, which only invited more questions from the Fox hosts. Read More »

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa casts vote as voting gets underway

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Chamisa was previously a student political leader and protege of Tsvangirai. A contested result is likely to lead to street protests and possible violence. A Zimbabwean voter casts his ballot in the country's general elections in Harare , Zimbabwe, July 30, 2018. Chamisa, who honed his rhetorical skills in the courtroom and the pulpit, has attracted young and unemployed voters frustrated with almost four decades of ZANU-PF rule. Read More »

Top US official meets Afghan Taliban in Qatar

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The Wall Street Journal reported that Alice Wells, a top United States envoy for South Asia, led the USA delegation in talks with members of the Taliban's political commission. In Kabul yesterday, Shah Hussain Murtazawi, deputy spokesman for Ghani, repeated the government's oft-stated position that peace talks should be "Afghan owned and Afghan led, any assistance the allies provide (would be in) a supportive role". Read More »

South African Court Revokes Grace Mugabe’s Immunity For Assaulting Model

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Grace managed to skip out of the country after authorities refused to press charges against her citing diplomatic status as a spouse to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. Selfe said a warrant of arrest for Mugabe must be reissued and the government must ensure that she returns to South Africa to answer for her actions. Read More »

Cal Fire estimates 300 fires burning up and down California

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He added, "Any event could bring this back up again". Firefighters also faced hard weather on Sunday with hot and dry conditions offering no relief to the efforts to contain the fire. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman Anthony Romero said Sunday the fire in the Redding area grew by roughly 9 square miles (23 square kilometers) to 139 square miles (360 square kilometers). Read More »

Anger and disappointment as MH370 report offers no new findings

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They also found no evidence to support a theory that the plane could have been taken over by remote control, said Kok. A crying woman is escorted to a bus for relatives of passengers of a missing Malaysia Airlines flight, MH-370, at Beijing International Airport in Beijing on March 8, 2014. Read More »

NRC is impartial, no need to panic: Rajnath Singh

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The NRC was meant to include the names of all Indian citizens who have been residing in Assam since before March 25, 1971. The people who are not included can make claims and objections. It is not a final NRC and it must be re-emphasised because there would be a process of claims and objections which would begin from August 7. Badruddin had earlier claimed that the process of updating the NRC was being politicised. Read More »

US moves to defend elections, thwart influence campaigns -Mattis

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President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the landmark Iran nuclear deal in May and has warned all countries to stop buying Iranian oil by Nov 4. Earlier this week, Mattis said that there are no plans for USA forces to work with Russian troops in Syria, despite Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement that cooperation in Syria was one of the topics Trump and Putin spoke about in Helsinki. Read More »

Thousands Of Firefighters Battle 17 ‘Significant’ Fires Across Calif.

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The death toll from the blaze known as the Carr fire stands at five with more than a dozen other residents reported missing. It then jumped the Sacramento River and took out subdivisions on the western edge of Redding. California has had its worst start to the fire season in a decade, with 289,727 acres burned through Friday morning, according to National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) data. Read More »

Giuliani: 'I want you to hear' Cohen tapes

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After giving ever-shifting explanations, Trump Jr. eventually admitted that he talked to the Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya after being promised some dirt on Hillary Clinton . In the recording, which Cohen's attorney Lanny Davis released to the cable network, the two discuss a possible payment to AMI, the publishing company that purchased story rights from McDougal about the alleged affair. Read More »

London Newspaper: Assange Could Face Imminent Expulsion

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Mr Moreno also made clear that he did not support Mr Assange's work. This could clear the way for possible extradition of Assange to the United States, once the threat of the death penalty is lifted. "We are continually speaking with the British government, with the ambassador, their representative in Ecuador". US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said last April that the Department of Justice was preparing charges against Assange, and that his arrest was a "priority". Read More »

Stormy Daniels arrest pre-planned by police department, emails show

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Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has said she had sex once with the married Trump in 2006 and carried on a platonic relationship with him for about a year afterward. Michael Cohen's efforts to muzzle one of his chief antagonists will be before a federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday, as President Donald Trump's long-time fixer seeks a gag order against Michael Avenatti , the outspoken attorney for adult-film star, Stormy Daniels . Read More »