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Lobbing missiles toward Guam would be a deeply provocative act from the USA perspective, and a miscalculation on either side could lead to a military clash. The new sanctions on North Korea were meant to urge the North to finally cease its nuclear and missile weapons programs UPI reported. "We are preparing a military option in case such efforts fail".
  • Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council

    Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council

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    General grievances at the social housing block are not due to be taken into consideration in spite of the demands of survivors and victims' relatives, though the prime minister vowed to address the topic. Tottenham Labour MP David Lammy , whose friend Khadija Saye died in the fire, said the decision was a "grave injustice" to those who died. Despite previous indications that the group could withhold support from the inquiry, spokeswoman Yvette Williams said it could consider working with ...
  • Dhinakaran's huge rally jolts ruling AIADMK camp

    Dhinakaran's huge rally jolts ruling AIADMK camp

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    At least 25,000 people showed up to the rally, the newspaper reported, making it the largest party event since J. Jayalalithaa's election rallies in 2016. Terming Dhinakaran's criticisms that the two factions were not concerned about the party as amusing, Jayakumar said the comments revealed that Dhinakaran, who had earned benefits from the party, was not a seasoned politician.
  • 'Angry Birds' Developer Rovio's Quarterly Revenues Nearly Double Amid IPO Rumors

    'Angry Birds' Developer Rovio's Quarterly Revenues Nearly Double Amid IPO Rumors

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    For the quarter, Rovio brought in 86.2 million euros compared to 44.5 million euros in 2016. Rovio , the Finnish company behind Angry Birds , is planning to go public "as early as next month", Bloomberg reports . That's because mobile game makers often struggle to replicate the success of initial blockbusters. King was acquired by Activision in 2015 and Zynga's stock price has remained stagnant for years at around $3.00 per share since its 2011 IPO .
  • US, China Sign Communication Deal Amid Heightened Tensions on Korean Peninsula

    US, China Sign Communication Deal Amid Heightened Tensions on Korean Peninsula

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    Therefore, China has made a decision to stop the import of coal, iron ore, fish, and other goods from North Korea as part of the implementation of sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council . China and the United States , the world's two largest economies, say they are committed to having a stable military-to-military relationship, but there are deep fault lines.
  • Merck CEO Quits Trump Council as 'Matter of Personal Conscience'

    Merck CEO Quits Trump Council as 'Matter of Personal Conscience'

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    Trump has condemned the violence in Charlottesville, stating that the events were a "display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides". CEO Brian Krzanich and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank . William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said he could not "think of a parallel example" of any president responding as viciously as Mr Trump to a CEO departing an advisory council.
  • Reading and Leeds festival: Glass Animals respond to pineapple ban

    Reading and Leeds festival: Glass Animals respond to pineapple ban

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    Officially, organisers say they are anxious that fans of the band Glass Animals may bring pineapples , because the band's song Pork Soda contains the lyric " pineapples are in my head". One wrote: 'Never even listened to Glass Animals but now I'm tempted to take a pineapple to Reading'. "The tongue may be slightly in cheek on this one".
  • CIA chief dismisses threat of possible nuclear war with North Korea

    CIA chief dismisses threat of possible nuclear war with North Korea

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    Mr Calvo said Mr Trump was being unfairly criticised over his handling of the North Korea crisis, which escalated when Pyongyang announced plans to launch missiles towards Guam in a "crucial warning". "The U.S. has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea". "Nobody in their right mind believes North Korea is going to stop until somebody makes Kim Jong Un stop", Graham said.
  • Xi calls for calm after Trump says U.S. is 'locked and loaded'

    Xi calls for calm after Trump says U.S. is 'locked and loaded'

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    US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart pledged Saturday to work to denuclearize North Korea, but Trump again invoked the grim possibility of "military measures" if other steps should fail. The call came after Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the US military " locked and loaded " and warning North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against USA territories or allies.
  • CBO: ObamaCare premiums could rise 20 percent if Trump ends payments

    CBO: ObamaCare premiums could rise 20 percent if Trump ends payments

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    President Donald Trump has threatened to end cost-sharing subsidies to insurance companies, which allow many Americans to afford their health insurance premiums. "In the agencies' estimation, under the policy, about 5% of people live in areas that would have no insurers in the nongroup market in 2018", the budget office said .
  • Kim Jong-Un Seems To Hit Pause On Sending Missiles Toward Guam

    Kim Jong-Un Seems To Hit Pause On Sending Missiles Toward Guam

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    North Korea said last week it was finalising plans to launch four missiles into the waters near the US Pacific territory of Guam , and its army would report the attack plan to Kim and wait for his order. since Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. This latest report points to a pause in the increasingly bitter war of words between Washington and Pyongyang.