• United Nations renews call for help of South Sudanese refugees

    United Nations renews call for help of South Sudanese refugees

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    Another one million have sought refuge elsewhere in the region, but it is Uganda - one of the world's poorest countries and the size of the United Kingdom - that has borne the brunt of the crisis. "Parties to the conflict, regional states and the worldwide community need to put an end to this tragedy". Uganda is home to one million South Sudanese refugees.
  • Navy Fires Commander, XO from USS Fitzgerald for Fatal Collision

    Navy Fires Commander, XO from USS Fitzgerald for Fatal Collision

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    In all, The New York Times reported 12 sailors, including the two top officers aboard and the top enlisted sailor, will face administrative actions that will likely end their careers after an investigation revealed the collision was the result of poor navigation practices by the Fitzgerald, and not the shipping container the Crystal.
  • Outstanding A-Level results at Woldgate

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    Sir William Robertson Academy's fourth cohort of Year 13 students is celebrating their best ever exam success with the school's fourth full set of A2 levels. 130 students took A Levels this year, achieving some of the best results in the school's history, with 99% of all examinations passed. Didn't get the A-level results you wanted? "These results will enable students to embark on degree courses at universities across the country with a number receiving scholarships at Aberystwyth and ...
  • Donald Trump Praises Jeff Flake Challenger Dr. Kelli Ward

    Donald Trump Praises Jeff Flake Challenger Dr. Kelli Ward

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    He was referring to Heather Heyer , the woman who was killed when she was struck by a vehicle driven into the crowd. The senator's disdain for Trump has not abated over time. "I, along with many others, do not endorse this moral equivalency". Scarborough said that these attacks would hinder Trump's ability to get anything done with Congress because they would be seen as attacks against every Republican in the Senate.
  • Joshua Wong, 2 others jailed for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest

    Joshua Wong, 2 others jailed for Hong Kong pro-democracy protest

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    Two fellow protest leaders, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, were given eight and seven months, respectively. Originally sentenced to community service and a suspended jail term, the three activists were given the prison sentences by an appeals court after the Beijing-backed local government successfully pushed for harsher punishments.
  • North Korea details plan to fire missiles towards Guam

    North Korea details plan to fire missiles towards Guam

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    Kim, the North Korean leader, will "truly regret it and he will regret it fast" if he utters an overt threat at Guam or any territory belonging to the US or its allies, he added. US officials insist that there have been no new significant movement of troops, ships, aircraft or other assets to the region other than what has already been long planned for previously scheduled exercises.
  • Japan, US conduct live-fire drill amid regional tension

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    The U.S. JCS chairman said on Wednesday that he had told Chinese military leaders that the U.S. wants to convince Kim Jong Un to agree to stop missile tests and denuclearize through diplomacy and sanctions. Even if turning North Korea against China in the short term is impossible, some experts see the need to broaden the discussion with North Korea beyond our problems with that regime, which also include its imprisonment of three Americans.
  • Dem group puts Trump's words over video of Charlottesville violence

    Dem group puts Trump's words over video of Charlottesville violence

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    Trump announced the dissolution of the American Manufacturing Council and Strategic and Policy Forum after a series of chief executives abandoned the panels. However, during a turbulent press conference at his Manhattan residence on Tuesday, the president appeared to have reverted to his previous position.