• North Korea slams U.S. for lacking ‘basic decorum’ in nuke talks
North Korea slams U.S. for lacking ‘basic decorum’ in nuke talks

Haley said Pompeo had delivered "solid" US demands to North Korea and that Washington would not weaken those or ease sanctions on Pyongyang . North Korea said in a statement on Thursday that "some high-level officials within the USA administration" were making "desperate attempts at intensifying the global sanctions and pressure".

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  • Israel is ‘killing Palestinian children at record rates,’ group says
Israel is ‘killing Palestinian children at record rates,’ group says

A relative of a Palestinian Hamas militant who was killed in Israeli tank shelling, reacts at a hospital in the northern Gaza Strip , August 7, 2018. United Nations and Egyptian-led efforts are under way to mediate a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas that would end a four-month upsurge of violence along the Israel-Gaza border.

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  • 43 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen
43 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen

Turki al-Malki said the attack was "a legitimate military action, conducted in conformity with global humanitarian law". A child lies in hospital after the school bus he was on was allegedly attacked by the Saudi-led coalition. The bus was struck as it was driving through a market in the rebel-held province of Saada, according to the Houthi-run A...

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  • VP Pence Rallies Support for US Space Force
VP Pence Rallies Support for US Space Force

A Space Force, he added, "will meet the emerging threats on this new battlefield with American ingenuity and strength to defend our nation, protect our people and carry the cause of liberty and peace into the next great American frontier".

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  • 'These Robes Make Me Human': Manafort Judge Apologizes to Prosecutors for Behavior
'These Robes Make Me Human': Manafort Judge Apologizes to Prosecutors for Behavior

Manafort, 69, is the first defendant to go to court to fight charges stemming from Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. "I do somehow think he has gotten his back up personally about Greg Andres". Under questioning, Gates said he may have submitted personal expenses for reimbursement by Trump's inau...

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  • Georgia joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation could trigger bad conflict
Georgia joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation could trigger bad conflict

In response to Medvedev's opposition, Tengiz Pkhaladze, advisor to the president of Georgia on foreign affairs, said Georgia's integration with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was "important for security and stability of the region". Georgian soldiers are seen atop a tank in August 2008 as it makes its way along a street, as a monument to Sovi...

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  • Another Powerful Quake Hits Lombok and Bali; No Tsunami Warning
Another Powerful Quake Hits Lombok and Bali; No Tsunami Warning

It said it didn't have the potential to cause a tsunami. Rescue team members prepare to find people trapped inside a mosque after an natural disaster hit on Sunday in Pemenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, on August 8, 2018. The government says more than 1400 people were injured and more than 156,000 displaced. A magnitude 6.4 natural disaster on ...

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  • Boris Johnson under mounting pressure to apologize for controversial burqa comments
Boris Johnson under mounting pressure to apologize for controversial burqa comments

May said his remarks "have clearly caused offense" and agreed with the chairman of her Conservative party, Brandon Lewis, who had asked Johnson to apologize. If a woman wants to wear a burqa it is her right to do so. They said: "We must not fall into the trap of shutting down the debate on hard subjects".

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  • Texas A&M student gigs 'em with gator for graduation photos
Texas A&M student gigs 'em with gator for graduation photos

Makenzie learned Big Tex's favorite tricks and he warmed up to her, but she said all the gators have different personalities - and some are not definitely not as friendly. Noland told The Wichita Eagle that she has been getting to know Big Tex since May 17 as part of her 3-month internship with the alligator adventure park and sanctuary.

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  • Gates, star witness against Manafort, concludes testimony
Gates, star witness against Manafort, concludes testimony

Paul Manafort's protege on Wednesday wrapped up his testimony after implicating the former Trump campaign chairman and himself in financial crimes and also enduring stinging attacks on his character and credibility. In a final back and forth between lawyers over Gates's credibility, the focus turned to his decision to plead guilty and cooperate wi...

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  • Indonesia quake: almost 500 hikers evacuated from volcano
Indonesia quake: almost 500 hikers evacuated from volcano

Hundreds of people, including a group of 239 from Thailand , are now making their way down a mountain on which they have been trapped since Sunday's natural disaster. One of the two bodies recovered by rescuers yesterday was that of climber Muhammad Ainul Muksin, 26, who died in a landslide during the natural disaster.

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  • Causing premature BIRTH: TERRIFYING moment rocket EXPLODES in Israel near CHILDREN
Causing premature BIRTH: TERRIFYING moment rocket EXPLODES in Israel near CHILDREN

Enas Khammash, 23, and her 18-month daughter Bayan were killed in an airstrike in Jafarawi in central Gaza, the health ministry in the Hamas-controlled strip said, while her husband was injured. The strikes came after two fighters from the military wing of Hamas, which rules Gaza, were killed by Israeli fire on Tuesday. The escalation comes aft...

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  • Strong quake again hits Indonesia's Lombok island
Strong quake again hits Indonesia's Lombok island

A man inspects the ruins of houses at a village affected by Sunday's natural disaster in Kayangan, Lombok Island, Indonesia . The 5.9-magnitude quake on Thursday struck at a shallow depth in the northwest of the island, the US Geological Survey said, even as relief agencies raced to find survivors among wreckage from Sunday's quake.

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  • United Kingdom 'ready to ask Russian Federation to extradite suspects in Novichok poisoning'
United Kingdom 'ready to ask Russian Federation to extradite suspects in Novichok poisoning'

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency reported last month that police had identified two Russian suspects in the Salisbury attack , but there has been no official confirmation of this. However, the sources of The Times in the area of security confirmed that investigators are working to prepare the request for extradition. It's nearly...

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  • U.S. senator seeks dialogue with Russian legislators
U.S. senator seeks dialogue with Russian legislators

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow told The Washington Post the Monday excursion was not an official diplomacy trip, and Paul was part of a "private group" of people meeting with Russian senators. The summit drew sharp criticism at home after Trump suggested he was inclined to believe Putin's version of events regarding the 2016 U.S. presidential electio...

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  • Are earthquakes still happening in Bali and Lombok today?
Are earthquakes still happening in Bali and Lombok today?

Locals view the devastation of a collapsed Jamiul Jamaah Mosque in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia. Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the quake that shook Lombok island Sunday evening has risen to 131. "We will tear down our houses, they are too damaged to fix, we will rebuild with plywood and timber, it is safer, cheaper and ...

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  • Israel's killing of a Gaza teen focus of dailies — Newspaper Review
Israel's killing of a Gaza teen focus of dailies — Newspaper Review

One Israeli soldier was killed by a Gaza sniper during this period. The protests have been aimed, in part, at trying to break the blockade, imposed by Israel and Egypt after Hamas seized the territory in 2007. "(A deal would bring about a) separation of Gaza from the rest of the homeland and would create a mini-state which will be the graveyard o...

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  • Rand Paul delivered a letter to Vladimir Putin from Donald Trump
Rand Paul delivered a letter to Vladimir Putin from Donald Trump

A contingent of eight Republicans spent Fourth of July in Moscow ahead of Trump's meeting with Putin, but returned to face a public backlash that they had failed to press Russian Federation on its interference in the 2016 election. And the letter came the same day the State Department announced it would impose new sanctions on Russian Federatio...

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  • U.S. to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation over Skripal poisoning
U.S. to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation over Skripal poisoning

A terse release from the State Department said that the United States had determined Russian responsibility for the attack in Salisbury, England - a British conclusion the administration had already accepted - under a 1991 U.S. There would, however, be exemptions for space flight activities, government space cooperation, and areas covering commerci...

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  • Guardian: Russian Spy Found Working at US Embassy in Moscow
Guardian: Russian Spy Found Working at US Embassy in Moscow

The Secret Service has dismissed the report that a Russian employee at the US Moscow embassy, who was reportedly fired after her contacts with the Russian intelligence came to light, had access to secret data. "She did not have access to highly classified information", the official said. "On Thursday, August 2, 2018, The Guardian published an...

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  • In Tehran meeting, Iranian President warns N. Korean FM about
In Tehran meeting, Iranian President warns N. Korean FM about "unreliable" US

Rouhani in a meeting with visiting North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-hu on Wednesday again criticized the USA for its withdrawal from the nuclear deal. "If there is one piece of worldwide agreements on nuclear non-proliferation that is delivering, it has to be maintained". "It's pretty clear to us that they were trying to use that exercise to...

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  • Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures
Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures

Thomas Juneau, an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, estimated the overall trade relationship between Canada and Saudi Arabia totals between $3 and $4 billion a year. The Saudi Foreign Ministry called Canada's criticism of the arrest "blatant interference in the kingdom's domest...

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  • Alex Jones 'hasn’t violated our rules — Twitter CEO
Alex Jones 'hasn’t violated our rules — Twitter CEO

Twitter positioned itself this week as an outlier among technology companies and streaming services that have acted in recent days to limit the platform enjoyed by Alex Jones and his Infowars shows because of allegations of hate speech.

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  • The Sixth Day of Paul Manafort's Trial Was Indirectly About Donald Trump
The Sixth Day of Paul Manafort's Trial Was Indirectly About Donald Trump

In general, references to Trump at the trial have been few and far between. Rick Gates , the government's star witness , recounted how he and Manafort used more than a dozen offshore shell companies and bank accounts in Cyprus to funnel the money, all while concealing the accounts and the income from the IRS.

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  • N.Y. Rep. Chris Collins arrested on insider trading charges
N.Y. Rep. Chris Collins arrested on insider trading charges

The indictment obtained from a federal grand jury also charges Collins' son, Cameron Collins, as well as the father of his fiancee, Stephen Zarsky. During the tax reform debate, when his fellow New York GOP members of Congress were up in arms about a provision that would likely raise taxes on many New Yorkers, Collins voiced support for the p...

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