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The broad-based S&P 500 was hit even harder, dropping 1.5 percent to close at 2,438.22, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 2.2 percent 6,216.87. The rhetoric between the USA and North Korea has continued to heat up, leading traders to look to safe havens such as gold and treasuries . Despite the drop, analysts said the market seemed to be a bit skeptical that the North Korea situation would grow into a major crisis, noting that the losses were still not that deep.
  • OH man, 20, identified as suspect who drove vehicle into Charlottesville protesters

    OH man, 20, identified as suspect who drove vehicle into Charlottesville protesters

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    Fields was booked into the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail and faces possible charges of second-degree murder, malicious wounding, failure to stop for an accident involving a death, and hit and run. Police said the helicopter was helping law enforcement officers monitor the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. The group had gathered to protest plans to remove a statue of the Confederate Gen.
  • Council of the European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

    Council of the European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

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    Security Council Resolution. We will remind, on 5 August the United Nations security Council unanimously adopted a resolution that strengthens sanctions against North Korea. The warning is the latest in an exchange of bellicose rhetoric that has heightened concerns about a possible conflict between Washington and Pyongyang.
  • JDU's RS MP replaces Sharad Yadav, may join Union Cabinet

    JDU's RS MP replaces Sharad Yadav, may join Union Cabinet

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    He said it was the people who had made the Grand Alliance of RJD, JD-U and Congress in the 2015 Bihar Assembly polls and given their mandate to rule for five years. He also sent a senior JD (U) leader Ali Anwar on his behalf to attend the opposition party meet organised by Congress high command Sonia Gandhi on Friday.
  • Former Ducks GM, coach Bryan Murray dead at 74

    Former Ducks GM, coach Bryan Murray dead at 74

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    In three seasons with the Ducks from 2001-04, Murray presided over a team that reached the 2003 Stanley Cup Final before losing to New Jersey in seven games. Not only was Bryan Murray recognized for his work by Sens fans, he was known for his work league wide. "He sort of tried to take the pressure off the team by doing stuff and yelling and screaming at the referees and having fun with them to alleviate some of the pressure that we had", Laughlin said.
  • Sunken Danish submarine owner Peter Madsen denies manslaughter, reporter missing

    Sunken Danish submarine owner Peter Madsen denies manslaughter, reporter missing

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    Nautilus, named after the ship from the classic science fiction novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, was built by Mr Madsen after raising $200,000 (£154,000) online. Kristian Isbak tells The Associated Press he had responded to the Navy's call to help locate the submarine on Friday when he spotted Madsen. He previously said he dropped her off on one of Copenhagen's harbor islands.
  • Two troopers dead after Virginia State Police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville

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    The incident happened just after 5 p.m. EST near a golf course just east of town. The cause of the crash is under investigation, police say. Police said that no one on the ground was hurt or injured as a result of the crash. Two people were reported to be on board that aircraft when it crashed. It's unclear if the crash was related to Saturday's violence, in which one person was killed after a silver Dodge Charger plowed into a crowd of counter protesters.
  • Duterte wants North Korea to be Asean's dialogue partner

    Duterte wants North Korea to be Asean's dialogue partner

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    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US would be open to dialogue "when the conditions are right". There was no direct reaction from North Korea to the remarks but in a statement after the USA secretary of state made his comments, Pyongyang responded robustly to the new sanctions by saying it would exact "thousands-fold revenge" on America.
  • NGAM Advisors LP Cuts Position in FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)

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    HighTower Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of FS Investment Corporation by 1.0% in the first quarter. FS Investment Corporation (NYSE: FSIC ) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The dividend yield was $9.58. In related news, Director David J. Adelman bought 11,160 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 22nd.
  • Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it

    Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it

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    Lastly, he knows that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has neither the fortitude nor the support to repeal the Affordable Care Act and, perhaps, lacks any real desire to do so. All of the measures failed to win the 50 votes needed in July. Trump's recent attacks on McConnell , therefore, are calculated to distance himself from the senator, should the latter fail to get new health care legislation to the president's desk.
  • Facebook tries to enter China incognito

    Facebook tries to enter China incognito

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    China's ruling Communist Party controls internet traffic across the country's borders and tries to keep the public from seeing thousands of websites including Facebook. China and its strict censorship laws have banned western internet media and social platforms like Twitter, Google, and especially Facebook, but the latter has recently managed to work its way through the country's "Great Firewall." How? However, the company's documents used for registering it, listed a room number of its ...