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But if the missiles aren't expected to hit the island - the stated goal is to have them hit waters well offshore - should it? The recent mission likely comes in response to heightening tensions between the USA and North Korea. Mr Trump has said he would respond to any such action with "fire and fury". Amid the heated words, South Koreans are buying more ready-to-eat meals that could be used in an emergency and the government is planning to expand nationwide civil defense drills planned for ...
  • President Trump more popular than Congress

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    Now, Young is talking about bipartisanship as he faces the reality that Democrats are gunning for him in a state where Trump's approval is sinking and neither can boast a major legislative achievement. Insurers say such a move would force them to leave the health law marketplaces or raise premiums. That's a return to the level of support seen in May 2015.
  • Indore boy tries to jump off school terrace; attempt thwarted — Bluewhale challenge

    Indore boy tries to jump off school terrace; attempt thwarted — Bluewhale challenge

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    The Class 9 student jumped off the fifth floor of the building in Sher-e-Punjab area of suburban Andheri in Mumbai. Also Read: What is the Blue Whale Challenge that has resulted in over 130 teen suicides across the globe? According to Hindustan Times , a class 7 student from Indore recently tried to commit suicide by jumping off the third floor of his school building to complete the Blue Whale challenge .
  • Deep divisions in White House over North Korea

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    With his " fire and fury " remarks on Tuesday-which were quickly deemed " stupid " and "dangerous"-Trump "raised the specter of nuclear war" and "senselessly provide [d] a boon to domestic North Korean propaganda, which has long sought to portray the United States as a threat to their people", the lawmakers write".
  • Judge Rules 'Alt-Right' Rally Should Go Forward as Planned

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    The suit claims that Kessler's first amendment and constitutional rights were violated because on August 7, city officials initially tried to revoke his original event permit, and then changed the location of the event. The judge came down with a decision around 8 p.m. Friday. Thousands of white nationalists, including supporters of the Ku Klux Klan white supremacist group, and anti-fascist activists are expected to turn out in Charlottesville, a sleepy town planning to remove a statue of ...
  • Lamb's grand slam lifts Diamondbacks to 6-3 victory over Dodgers

    Lamb's grand slam lifts Diamondbacks to 6-3 victory over Dodgers

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    Hitless in 23 previous at-bats, the Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson faced Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke with two outs in the seventh inning and a man on second base. But Bellinger led off the seventh with his second hit off Greinke, a double to right field. That was enough support for Darvish (8-9), who allowed two runs and five hits and struck out 10 throwing 106 pitches.
  • There has been a possible 'rally cat' sighting in St. Louis

    There has been a possible 'rally cat' sighting in St. Louis

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    The St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach organization that found Rally Cat in downtown St. Louis says that they are sure it's the same cat because of the markings on his back and legs . 'We are hopeful someone will find the cat and contact us so we can properly care for it, ' the Cardinals said in the statement. (And yeah, based on how he treated the Cards' staffer assigned to get him out of the outfield, we're not doubting that part of her story for a second.) Even while cat lovers searched the ...
  • Military family concerned with North Korea's threats against Guam

    Military family concerned with North Korea's threats against Guam

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    Former Newcastle United goalkeeper and manager Willie McFaul (73) lived on the remote U.S. territory in Micronesia with his wife Eileen for five years after he took charge of the island's team. The war of words between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and President Donald Trump finally came to a head, with Trump threatening "fire and fury" on August 8, and Kim countering with a promise to launch ballistic missiles at Guam " within days " of August 9.
  • Al Gore: Trump 'can't be blamed' for North Korean crisis

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    He said if North Korea should strike first, then the president would have options for military action that wouldn't involve Congressional approval. When asked whether Trump's "fire and fury" comments on Tuesday were inflaming the situation, the UK Ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft supported Trump's remarks.
  • Bundaberg, do you want same-sex marriage?

    Bundaberg, do you want same-sex marriage?

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    WHATEVER your thoughts are about the postal same-sex marriage plebiscite, I'd urge everyone eligible to cast a vote not boycott it. Dublin man Stephen Dawson, who is environment minister in Western Australia's Labor government, married Dennis Liddelow in December 2013 when same-sex marriage was very briefly legal in the Australian Capital Territory .
  • Canada builds camp for USA refugees

    Canada builds camp for USA refugees

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    The same could happen in Canada if an asylum seeker's claim is rejected. The Canadian military is building a camp to house the growing number of refugees crossing the United States border, officials have said . Under pressure to provide shelter for so many people, CBC reported that Montreal's "old Royal Victoria Hospital, which closed in 2015, will also be opened up to new arrivals" and capable of hosting at 320 asylum seekers.