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Slant 101: North Korea's plan to fire missiles near Guam

Though Elleman thinks the Hwasong-12 would work more often than it fails, North Korea would need to launch several missiles, and there's just no...

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BC to join legal battle against Trans Mountain pipeline

British Columbia Environment Minister George Heyman told reporters in Vancouver it is unlikely that Kinder Morgan can begin work on public land ...

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11% fall in elephant population in five years, says government report

This means the population has decreased by about 3,000, compared to last census in 2012. As per the International Union for Conservation of Na...

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Iran hikes missile funds to hit out at U.S. sanctions

Iran's parliament voted Sunday to allocate $520 million to develop its missile programme to fight Washington's "adventurism" and sanctions, and ...

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CHARLOTTESVILLE | Pro-white rally organizer condems violence, criticizes law enforcement

The Southern Poverty Law Center described Trump as " electrifying " the extreme right, and his election was followed by a documented rise in...

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Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores heads to LLWS

The team played Saturday and lost 6-3 to a team from Grosse Pointe, Mich. The Little League World Series officially runs from August 17-27 in ...

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How major U.S. stock market indexes fared Thursday

The negative headlines provided many investors with an opportunity to pocket some of their recent gains following a string of record highs fue...

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Militant opens fire; two cops, army man injured — CASO in Hajin

An official told reporters that the injured personnel were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. "Whole area has been now cordoned off and...

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Alleged Australian ISIS Fighter Neil Prakash Seeks Consular Assistance

Health Minister, Greg Hunt , told Seven the government's focus was the intelligence information about ISIS Prakash could share. "That's our...

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Latest on Georgia left tackle Isaiah Wynn prior to Saturday's scrimmage

Smart hasn't detailed either illness, or given a timetable for Wynn's return. "It doesn't help our cohesion as a unit", Smart told reporters. ...

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BC NDP government hires legal advice for Kinder Morgan challenges

Not all conditions have been met, Heyman said. There are eight of them. So far, the company has only submitted three provincial environmental ma...

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At least 6 killed, many houses and vehicles damaged in Himachal landslide

Eight bodies have been recovered, including the driver and the conductor of Chamba depot Chanden Sharma and Satpal, respectively. Prime Minist...

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Sharad Yadav begins Bihar tour, says he is with Grand Alliance

Chhotubhai Vasava told NDTV this afternoon that he had voted for "good friend" Ahmed Patel . Yadav - who will begin a visit to Bihar on Thu...

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Dehradun boy wanted to end life, say school officials — Blue Whale Dare

In what is suspected to be yet another casualty in the "Blue Whale Game" challenge, a 14-year-old boy committed suicide by hanging himself at hi...

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Trump Won't 'Rule Out' Military Action Against Venezuela

The White House says it has rejected a request from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to speak by phone with President Donald Trump . Ve...

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Netflix schedules premiere date for next season of The Crown

The show's first season won two Golden Globe awards , both for Best Television Series-Drama and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television ...

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Gov't says no environmental damage due to THAAD radar

The South Korean government on Thursday postponed a formal environmental survey on the the advanced US missile defense system deployed in a sout...

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Trump Pushes Back Against Reports He May Fire Special Counsel Mueller

Trump said August 10 that there was no bad blood between him and his attorney general, saying of his relationship with Sessions, "is what it is...

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BC government seeks intervener status on Trans Mountain expansion

In late July, the province's attorney general told the radio station CHNL that the government will proceed on the matter "within the laws of B...

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North Korea: Nearly 3.5 Million Volunteer for People's Army

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously on August 5 for fresh sanctions on the DPRK following its two tests of intercontinental ballisti...

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Two brothers drown in Orange Beach

The search began late Friday evening after the pair went missing from a location a resort on Perdido Beach Boulevard in Orange Beach. A call wen...

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Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra: USGS

A shallow quake measuring 6.6 Richter scale jolted Bengkulu province in western parts of Indonesia on Sunday, but it was not potential for tsuna...

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Police Make Arrest In Dorchester Carjacking

Mass Ave location where alleged carjacking took place. Shortly before 1:00 a.m., Boston Police Officers were called to a wreck on Columbia R...

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Eclipse Viewing at Indian Cave State Park

The drop-in event that we are hosting on Saturday, Aug. 12, will help Unicoi County get ready for the big day. Attendance is limited, so registe...

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Ahmed Patel now eyes Gujarat Assembly polls

After voting, Vasava told TOI that he would not follow the diktats of Nitish Kumar because the latter had aligned with the BJP. He later said he...

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Trump on North Korea: US military is locked and loaded

I have to say, Eddie, you're going to become extremely famous. Trump tweeted: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded...

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Cruz calls for Justice Department investigation into Charlottesville violence

Ted Cruz is calling on the Justice Department to investigate the driver of a auto that plowed through a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville, ...

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Venezuela assembly denounces 'vile threats' from US President Donald Trump

Maduro has reached out to Trump on more than one occasion, but his unwillingness to return to a more democratic government in Venezuela is lik...

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Top security advisors of S. Korea, US discuss Korean Peninsula issues

Trump added that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has "disrespected our country greatly", adding, "with me, he's not getting away with it". Th...

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Solar Eclipse Viewing: Amazon Refunding Customers For Fake Glasses

Those concerned they may have a non-compliant product can still reach out to Amazon's customer service for a refund under the A-to-z Guarantee. ...

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