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He said North Korea had threatened Guam , a United States territory which hosts two large military bases and is home to more than 6,000 military personnel, at least three times since 2013. He went on to urge the crowd that if they "don't want to get caught, deer-in-the-headlights", when missiles start flying that they should "call in North Korea immediately".
  • New report virtually pinpoints MH370

    New report virtually pinpoints MH370

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    The Australian bureau took over the search for Flight 370 from Malaysia a week later. Experts from Geoscience Australia examined four images to determine whether they contained objects that were potentially man-made in origin. Satellite images of what is believed to be debris from Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has pin pointed the plane's likely crash site, a new report has revealed.
  • Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

    Chinese Troops Enter Ladakh on Independence Day

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    The two countries are also locked in an impasse in the Doklam area, which borders China , India and Bhutan. The officer said Indian soldiers retaliated but neither side used guns. "We urge the Indian side abide by the LAC and relevant conventions between the two sides", she added. Six to seven army vehicles of PLA troops arrived in at Pangong lake in Ladakh.
  • Peace rally held in Guam amid North Korea threat

    Peace rally held in Guam amid North Korea threat

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    Responding to the tests , US President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of " fire and fury like the world has never seen", while the North responded with the plan to fire missiles close to Guam . It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". The defence chief said the Pentagon is able to tell "within moments" where North Korea's missiles are headed, and said the United States would try to shoot down anything that ...
  • Leaving Cert Points System Overhauled

    Leaving Cert Points System Overhauled

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    The helpline, provided by the National Parents' Council Post Primary, sponsored by eir and the Irish Independent, supported by the Department of Education, is staffed by members of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors. A further 82 students completed the Leaving Certificate Applied programme in the county this year. 16, 395 students took higher level Maths which is almost 30% of the group and a fantastic result.
  • North Korea touts 'international' idolization of Kim Jong Un

    North Korea touts 'international' idolization of Kim Jong Un

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    The Pacific island nation - an unincorporated territory of the USA - was this week threatened by Pyongyang with missile strikes, which has been widely condemned by the global community. "So unless those North Korean missiles were to fall short, the Patriots shouldn't have a function to serve in this particular case", he said. Just days ago Trump said military options against North Korea were "locked and loaded".
  • Obama's Charlottesville tweet most liked in history

    Obama's Charlottesville tweet most liked in history

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    That first tweet, as of late Tuesday, garnered more than 2.8 million likes. The tweet netted an impressive 2,705,809 likes (and rising) at the time of writing. His response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville is in stark contrast to that of President Donald Trump , who remained silent on Twitter for hours as the violence escalated.
  • CIO leader resigns from Trump's council, says president 'tolerates bigotry'

    CIO leader resigns from Trump's council, says president 'tolerates bigotry'

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    On Tuesday afternoon , speaking about the violence in Charlottesville , Va., over the weekend, Trump appeared to backtrack on his critical comments a day earlier about the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Grandstanders should not have gone on. "It's clear that President Trump's Manufacturing Council was never an effective means for delivering real policy that lifts working families and his remarks today were the last straw", Trumka and Lee said.
  • China tells U.S. and North Korea to cool it

    China tells U.S. and North Korea to cool it

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    Like a small child, Kim flails his arms with empty threats, if the "Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity". Not surprisingly, North Korea is angry about two things. Pyongyang has long viewed the "Ulchi-Freedom Guardian" exercises, slated for August 21-31 this year, as preparation for war, not merely for the defense of South Korea as billed.
  • White Nationalist Richard Spencer's Request To Speak At U. Of C. Rejected

    White Nationalist Richard Spencer's Request To Speak At U. Of C. Rejected

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    Ann H. Franke, president of Wise Results LLC, a firm that advises colleges on higher-education policy and risk issues, says colleges that find themselves unable to provide adequate security for a speaker should "find a way for the speaker to speak remotely - through video remote hookup, something like that - so the ideas can be expressed".
  • Keep your eyes safe during 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

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    On the South Rim, the eclipse itself will last about two hours and 47 minutes. Like eclipse glasses , not sunglasses. Attendees in front of the Fleet Science Center will find supplies to build a pinhole projector, a solar telescope from the San Diego Astronomy Association and an opportunity to purchase affordable solar eclipse glasses made with special filters that allow viewing the eclipse without risking eye damage.