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North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

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Mr Trump's remarks on Tuesday that North Korea would face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" pushed Wall Street lower, with only utilities making gains and drove the VIX "fear gauge" of expected volatility on the S&P 500 to its highest in nearly a month. Read More »

Lexington Council Backs Plan to Move Confederate Statues

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In a video posted to social media, Gray said he proposed to the city council that the statues be moved to Veterans Park. Morgan was a Confederate general and slave owner. White supremacists had originally made a decision to hold their rally in the Virginia town known more for being a quiet college town than political activism, as a result of plans to remove a statue of Robert E Lee there. Read More »

Trump shares tweet calling him "a fascist"

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It was unclear whether Holden's "fascist" label was directed at Arpaio or the president. Arpaio is the outspoken former Maricopa County sheriff who has made headlines for years with his hard-line stance on immigrants and treatment of inmates in his jail. Read More »

Rare all-white moose takes a swim

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There are an estimated 100 white moose in the country, according to the BBC . The video has now gone viral with people admiring the rare beauty. It's not known whether the twin white calves are albino or piebald moose, which are white with a few small brown specks. Read More »

Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon

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Instead of firing Bannon, Trump could move McMaster into a position outside the White House , possibly back to an active military command role, or keep both men where they are and insist on some form of truce. "There must be no sugarcoating the reality that a white nationalist has been named chief strategist for the Trump administration". Several sources told CBS News that Kelly wants "more adults" in the White House, and where Bannon falls on Kelly's estimation of adult or not adult could ... Read More »

PM Abe Says Japan, US Will Work Together to Keep People Safe

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A lawmaker from Abe's Liberal Democratic Party says he had made an offering on the prime minister's behalf. Past visits by Japanese leaders to Yasukuni have outraged Beijing and Seoul because it honours 14 Japanese leaders convicted by an Allied tribunal as war criminals, along with other war dead, sometimes chilling ties for months. Read More »

Pence tells Latin America the U.S. still cares

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Macri echoed the alarm - but also made clear that he rejected Trump's surprise suggestion last week that a " military option " might be on the table. Chamber President Steve Roberts said in the release that issues "important to West Virginia are receiving a high level of interest from the President and Vice President Pence". Read More »

Trump to sign executive order Tuesday on infrastructure projects

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The executive order will set "a two-year goal for completion of the permitting process" with "accountability and discipline" - but establish a simplified process to move a project forward. Perhaps the only major group to oppose the standards was the National Home Builders Association , which argued that more stringent building codes would raise the cost of construction. Read More »

PM speaks to Sonowal on flood situation in Assam

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Almost 14,000 flood-displaced people are taking shelter in 39 relief centres, it said. "My thoughts are with all those affected by floods in parts of Bihar ". Lakhs of people have been affected in these districts. Teams of National Disaster Response Force have already arrived in Patna in order to carry out relief and rescue operations. Read More »

Trump Blasts 'Obstructionist' Democrats Over Trade Deals

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McMaster, tells ABC's "This Week" that "we're not closer to war than a week ago, but we are closer to war than we were a decade ago". "This is simply not fair", said the official who spoke on condition of anonymity. Trump on Friday said the US military was "locked and loaded" and warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would "regret it fast" if he endangered the USA or its allies. Read More »

Oklahoma US senator calls bomb plot chilling

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Jerry Drake Varnell, 23, was arrested for his allegedly trying to set off explosives outside a bank in Oklahoma City. . The FBI arrested Varnell early Saturday after he drove a van he believed was laden with explosives from El Reno to Oklahoma City, where he parked behind the BancFirst building. Read More »

Colombia's Santos: No Latam Leader will Accept US Military Force in Venezuela

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Trump's threat has likewise prompted condemnations from all Latin American countries, including the ones that opposed Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro . President Donald Trump is right to be concerned about what is happening in Venezuela. Maduro has consistently argued that the U.S. is trying to remove him to get hold of Venezuela's oil reserves - the largest in the world, reports the BBC. Read More »

Deadly shooting at Wisconsin drag racing event

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No suspects were in custody, authorities said, and no motive had been determined. "He had enough time and enough arrogance to go back up and actually make sure that they were dead", Beth said at an afternoon news conference. The shootings occurred as rival gangs from Milwaukee and Chicago clashed, according to police. "My basic conversation with them is they have no idea what caused this", Beth said. Read More »

Trump Cautious on China Inquiry Over Intellectual Property Theft

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There is no deadline for deciding if any investigation is necessary. It also allows USTR to self-initiate an investigation, but once a probe is launched a clock starts ticking that requires action within a year. An administration official, however, insisted diplomacy over North Korea and the potential trade probe were "totally unrelated", saying the trade action was not a pressure tactic. Read More »

UK Expected To Unveil Post-Brexit NI Border Plan This Week

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Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP said the DUP welcomed the government's position paper on the post-Brexit arrangements for the border with the Republic. The Chancellor Philip Hammond and the International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox , write that the transition period is created to avoid a so-called "cliff-edge" - but their comments in the Sunday Telegraph don't reveal how long this period will last. Read More »

Tropical Depression Eight forms east of the Bahamas

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MOBILE, AL - The Gulf of Mexico is quiet, but there is now a tropical depression in the Atlantic- northwest of Puerto Rico and north of Hispaniola. The hurricane center said gradual strengthening is expected, and the depression should become Tropical Storm Gert later today. Read More »

Pastor Lim in Toronto after release from Pyongyang prison

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The release came after diplomatic negotiation details of which are not known. The Toronto resident Lim started the Light Korean Presbyterian Church nearly 30 years ago. "One of the things my father shared is that as a Canadian going to North Korea for him was to be able to share the blessing of Canada to those in North Korea", the pastor's son said. Read More »

Warm temps, chances of rain for your Sunday afternoon

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The normal high for this period is around 88°-89°. It will bring clouds and periods of rain or showers that will affect the morning commute with occasionally heavy rain, and bring off and on showers during the afternoon. Monday and Tuesday will be a touch cooler but still very humid with more widely scattered rain and storms in the afternoon and overnight both days. Read More »

Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants

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Harper has been relatively healthy this season and missed just three days with mild groin soreness back in May. Although the Nationals hold a strong 14-game lead in the NL East and look locked to win the division, the playoffs are no easy task, especially without Harper. Read More »

28 killed, 80 injured after two trains collide in Egypt

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Magdy Hegazy, a top health official in Alexandria , says the crash also injured 122 people. The death toll from a collision between two trains in eastern Alexandria on Friday has risen to 42. Train movement from Cairo to Alexandria resumed today after the tracks were cleared following the accident, the spokesman for the Ministry of Transportation was quoted as saying by state news agency MENA . Read More »