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Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea

He said: "We're trying to convey to the North Koreans: we are not your enemy". In Malaysia, he will discuss bilateral relations with officials. The second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, celebrated by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was the latest to be conducted in defiance of a United Nations ban. [Full Article...]

Hassan Rouhani vows to pull Iran out of diplomatic isolation

Hassan Rouhani vows to pull Iran out of diplomatic isolation In a ceremony held on Thursday in Tehran with all top Iranian officials in attendance, Ayatollah Khamenei gave his official approval for the president-elect by giving him a decree to assign him his duties. But his quest to boost fragile relations with the West into financial infusions to rebuild Iran's oil-based economy has been slowed by investors' fears of pre-existing United States sanctions, a... [Full Article...]

NU professor sought in stabbing

NU professor sought in stabbing Neighbors say he was dating the victim. Officers are also hunting bubonic plague expert Wyndham Lathem , a 42-year-old microbiology professor at Northwestern University , in connection with the killing, the Press Association reported . [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump Says Foxconn Could Triple US Investment Budget

Pres. Trump Says Foxconn Could Triple US Investment Budget Trump made the comments while speaking at a White House small business event on Tuesday. Chinese company Foxconn said last week it would to spend $10 billion on a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Wisconsin, and create 3,000 jobs in the process. [Full Article...]

President Trump May Have to Testify in Seth Rich Lawsuit

President Trump May Have to Testify in Seth Rich Lawsuit As we reported previously , investigator Rod Wheeler filed the defamation suit today in NY, accusing Fox of making up parts of a story about Rich and alleging that President Trump pressured Fox to publish the story. Now, this story is confusing and includes a lot of conflicting statements. He added, "As Ed himself has noted, he has never met the president and the White House had nothing to... [Full Article...]

Tillerson says Trump not 'very happy' with new Russian Federation sanctions bill

Tillerson says Trump not 'very happy' with new Russian Federation sanctions bill Some officials said that Tillerson may not understand the details of the funding or he may not be aware of what his aides are doing. Rachel Maddow updates the show's running list of what Russian Federation would likely want to get out of a pliant US leader, including weaker election security and cyber policy. [Full Article...]

After 64 Years of Service, Prince Philip Has Retired From Public Engagements

After 64 Years of Service, Prince Philip Has Retired From Public Engagements Philip and the Queen married in 1947, and as royal duties became more demanding, he was forced to give up a successful active military career that included serving in the Royal Navy throughout World War II. Now, a few weeks after celebrating his 96th birthday, the Duke of Edinburgh will today fulfil his final royal appointment before retreating from the limelight of a lifetime spent in public ... [Full Article...]

What are Upstate schools doing for the total solar eclipse?

What are Upstate schools doing for the total solar eclipse? The chromosphere and corona - During a total eclipse , the moon blocks out the photosphere, the part of the sun we usually see that outshines the sun's chromosphere and corona. The path of totality for the August 21 eclipse begins, for some inexplicable reason, in Lincoln Beach, Oregon, of all places. The school district purchased 12,000 eclipse viewing glasses. [Full Article...]

Brexit : 23 candidate cities to host the European Union agencies

Brexit : 23 candidate cities to host the European Union agencies Races for the jobs and prestige associated with hosting European Union agencies often become heated, but this diplomatic contest risks weakening the unity of the EU's 27 remaining states in the midst of delicate two-year Brexit talks that started in March. [Full Article...]

Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC

Lynchings by cow vigilante are targeted killings: TMC In a similar debate in the Rajya Sabha on 20 July, finance minister Arun Jaitley had condemned incidents of mob lynching and killings by cow vigilantes. "It becomes the responsibility of state governments to follow his instructions", he said. You get unmasked when you raise these issues. When asked by opposition members whether government has set up "concentration camps" for them, he said no con... [Full Article...]

Kashmir encounter: Two Hizbul militants killed in Pulwama

Kashmir encounter: Two Hizbul militants killed in Pulwama Meanwhile, internet service has been suspended in Pulwama to prevent spread of rumours on social media. The police officials told Mirror that forces launched a cordon and search operation in Tahab after receiving intelligence inputs about the presence of three terrorists in the area. [Full Article...]

Coroner releases preliminary autopsy for teen killed at Ohio State Fair

Coroner releases preliminary autopsy for teen killed at Ohio State Fair Martinez also said he couldn't recall any accidents with his company aside from an intoxicated person being injured but at fault. The ride's Dutch manufacturer has told operators of the attraction at fairs and festivals worldwide to stop using it until more is learned about what caused the malfunction. [Full Article...]

Dismissed Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to approach court - Lawyer

Dismissed Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to approach court - Lawyer On Friday, the Supreme Court disqualified Sharif from holding the post of Prime Minister, saying he had been dishonest to the judiciary and Parliament about financial details of his family as revealed by the Panama Papers . Abbasi, a close confidant of Nawaz Sharif, was elected as a National Assembly member in the 2013 general elections from famous tourist destination Murree, near capital Islama... [Full Article...]

Special Session Day 2 Ends With No Action

Special Session Day 2 Ends With No Action Legislators are now in special session to work on the measure. As our state struggled these past three years under Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget crisis, it became apparent that the governor had no interest in finding common ground to work with legislators on ending the crisis he created. [Full Article...]

Desertions rattle parties in UP; Akhilesh takes dig at BJP

Desertions rattle parties in UP; Akhilesh takes dig at BJP Days after a massive drama in Bihar ending with BJP forming a coalition government and slew of resignations by Congress legislators in Gujarat gave the saffron party a clear advantage in the ensuing Rajya Sabha polls, Uttar Pradesh was hit by a similar political storm that gave the BJP ample reason to cheer at the cost of the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party ( BSP ). [Full Article...]

Knife attack in Hamburg supermarket leaves one person dead

Knife attack in Hamburg supermarket leaves one person dead The assailant was placed under arrest, police said, adding that it was too soon to speculate a motive . "He struck out at customers without warning", Heike Uhde, a police spokeswoman said. Bystanders followed the suspect and alerted the police, who arrested the man shortly thereafter in a nearby street. Photos and videos showed a large number of emergency services, including a helicopter and he... [Full Article...]

North korea: preparations for a test missile

North korea: preparations for a test missile Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, said after the classified briefing, "I have grown increasingly alarmed that North Korea is acting with a greater sense of urgency than we are". But the North has not shown any response to Seoul's proposal. "There's much more that China can do, and that's why we've been supporting the United States in calling on China to review its sanctions". [Full Article...]

Hillary campaign memoir "What Happened" an unintended self-parody

Hillary campaign memoir Either way, the book is available for pre-order now, and will be available in bookstores and online on September 12 , 2017. Amie Parnes , the author of The Hill's report, is the co-author of " Shattered " a book detailing "Hillary Clinton's doomed campaign". [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway Doesn't Deny Reince Priebus Is A Leaker

Kellyanne Conway Doesn't Deny Reince Priebus Is A Leaker Scaramucci has all but officially accused Priebus of being behind the leak of his Office of Government Ethics forms, which showed Scaramucci made at least $10 million past year from his investment firm SkyBridge Capital and still stands to profit from it while working in the White House. [Full Article...]

10th person dies after being found in hot truck

10th person dies after being found in hot truck Police said they got the tip about the truck from a Walmart employee who was making rounds late Saturday night and was approached by someone from the truck " asking for water ". Thirty people, many in critical condition and suffering from heat stroke and exhaustion, were removed from the trailer, which lacked air conditioning or a water supply, an official said. [Full Article...]


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