• Cohn Exiting White House Would 'Crash the Markets'

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    A number of Twitter users spotted a tweet , later deleted, from a breaking news service called Breaking News Live that said Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs COO, was leaving the White House . USA stocks and Treasury yields extended declines in the afternoon in NY, after a van plowed into pedestrians on one of Barcelona's busiest streets, causing multiple deaths and injuries in an attack authorities are treating as terrorism.
  • 3M CEO Inge Thulin joins exodus from Donald Trump manufacturing council

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    But Trump's tweet was released only after members of both groups had already chose to disband, according to The Wall Street Journal . Before it was disbanded, The Wall Street Journalreported the leaders of 3M, General Electric, United Technologies and Campbell Soup all elected to quit the White House council on manufacturing.
  • War would be horrific, U.S. general tells Trump on North Korea response

    War would be horrific, U.S. general tells Trump on North Korea response

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    Dialogue is the only solution to the nuclear crisis in the Korean peninsula, and not military action, said Fan, according to a statement by the Chinese Defence Ministry. "We have a long way to go, but I am encouraged by the strong commitments of all to enforce those sanctions", the chairman said. In 2005, North Korea reached an agreement with six countries to suspend its nuclear program in return for diplomatic rewards and energy assistance but the deal later collapsed.
  • S. Korea, US defense ministers agree to closely coordinate against NK threats

    S. Korea, US defense ministers agree to closely coordinate against NK threats

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    The Japanese Defence Ministry is also eager to bring forward the deadline of a plan to increase the number of Aegis ships from the current four to five, which is now set at the end of March next year. The Aegis Ashore uses components identical to those now found on Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force's Aegis destroyers. As the top US diplomat, Tillerson said Washington would continue diplomatic efforts "first and foremost", but "it is only prudent" that military action remains a choice.
  • Upcoming solar eclipse sparks scheduling of viewing parties

    Upcoming solar eclipse sparks scheduling of viewing parties

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    Astronomers and eye care professionals also warn that regular sunglasses are ineffective in this situation because they aren't created to block 100 percent of harmful rays. And if by some chance you get stuck in a meeting, or clouds decide to cover your view, this app has access to the NASA live stream. - Tree Filters: NASA astrophysicist Lynn Cominsky, who teaches at Sonoma State, suggests finding a tree and using its leaves as a filter.
  • What you need to know before the eclipse

    What you need to know before the eclipse

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    That path stretches across the United States from OR to SC. About the closest spot for Northeast Ohioans to travel to see the full eclipse would be Bowling Green, Kentucky, about 440 miles away. I wouldn't bother. The maximum eclipse only lasts for about 2 minutes. The Trull School of Sciences and Mathematics will provide solar eclipse glasses, solar telescopes and the one-of-a kind interaction with knowledgeable faculty found at universities.
  • North Korea foreign minister suggested dialogue to Japanese counterpart

    North Korea foreign minister suggested dialogue to Japanese counterpart

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    Pyongyang has said it was considering plans to fire missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam, although North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to have delayed the decision. "Together, we will deter, and if necessary defeat, any threat", Mattis said in a news conference with Tillerson and their Japanese counterparts following a meeting at the State Department.
  • PAT challenges acceptance of Kulsoom Nawaz's nomination papers

    PAT challenges acceptance of Kulsoom Nawaz's nomination papers

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    As scrutiny of nomination papers for NA-120 continues, Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's candidate for the seat, has left for London on a personal tour. "A total of 25 objections have been raised against Kulsoom Nawaz", Yasmin said and alleged that Kulsoom was deputy chairman of Capital FZE, a firm owned by her younger son Hassan Nawaz.
  • Prison riot kills at least 37 inmates in Venezuela

    Prison riot kills at least 37 inmates in Venezuela

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    Governor Liborio Guarulla had earlier tweeted that a "massacre" took place with at least 35 corpses counted. Guarulla said, "At midnight special forces showed up and through the night we heard gunfire and explosions". Venezuelan Observatory of Prisons Director Humberto Prado said that it is necessary to determine who is responsible for allowing inmates to become armed, if that was the case.
  • Pentagon preparing military options against North Korea

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    North Korea threatened last week to fire ballistic missiles toward the US territory of Guam . North Korea has in the past fired missiles and taken other steps in response to USA and South Korean exercises. The transcript was sent to The Associated Press on Thursday by North Korea's U.N. Mission. China's proposal for talks isn't honest, according to Ryan Hass, a fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington .
  • Trump signs order to shorten project permitting process

    Trump signs order to shorten project permitting process

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    It requires the federal government to account for climate change and sea-level rise when building infrastructure. The executive order , purportedly aimed at speeding up infrastructure development, would roll back the federal flood risk management standard .