• US Spy Agencies Say North Korea Building New Missiles
US Spy Agencies Say North Korea Building New Missiles

North Korea appears to be building new liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles at a factory that produced the country's first missiles capable of reaching the United States, US intelligence officials say. Intriguingly, one image, taken July 7, depicts a bright-red covered trailer in a loading area. The Post also quoted unnamed intellige...

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  • Six dead, seven missing as California wildfire nears 90000 acres
Six dead, seven missing as California wildfire nears 90000 acres

A young boy pleaded for rescue before he died along with two others in a California wildfire, an anguished relative recounted Monday, while other shaken survivors told of their flight from a "tornado" of fire. But then he composed himself. The community of Keswick, with a population of about 450, was reduced to cinders. On Sunday, the San Ber...

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  • Rudy Giuliani downplays Robert Mueller investigation: ‘Collusion is not a crime’
Rudy Giuliani downplays Robert Mueller investigation: ‘Collusion is not a crime’

In an interview on CNN , the former New York City mayor also raised the same assertion and suggested that Trump would have had to pay Russian operatives directly to be involved. "I'm happy to tell Mueller that Trump wasn't at the Trump Tower meeting", Giuliani said. "I did NOT know of the meeting with my son, Don jr".

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  • Thieves with stroller allegedly steal shark from San Antonio aquarium
Thieves with stroller allegedly steal shark from San Antonio aquarium

It is believed the man wanted to keep his newly-stolen shark so much that he even tried to dupe a police officer by claiming it wasn't the stolen shark at all, but an identical one he had bought. An aquarium employee attempted to stand up to the man in the parking lot, insisting he open the trunk of his truck. Police impounded the truck that was ...

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  • States sue to block sale of 3D-printed weapon designs online
States sue to block sale of 3D-printed weapon designs online

Once these untraceable guns are on our streets and in our schools, we can never get them back. The Trump administration is being sued for allowing plans for 3D-printed guns to be published online. "If we are a named party in the suit we will litigate", said Defense Distributed's Cody Wilson . Wolf says untraceable guns in the hands of unknown ...

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  • Michigan motel fire that killed 6 was an accident
Michigan motel fire that killed 6 was an accident

WSBT-TV in South Bend, Ind., reports a 2-year-old was hospitalized. The Berrien County Sheriff's Office has contracted with a private security firm in Grand Rapids to analyze the fire alarms and smoke detectors in the motel. Eight other victims, including four firefighters, were transported to a local hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, ...

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  • No charges after U.S. police kill man who yelled ‘don’t shoot’
No charges after U.S. police kill man who yelled ‘don’t shoot’

A U.S. prosecutor announced on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time) that two Minneapolis police officers won't be charged in last month's fatal shooting of a black man. Blevins' death prompted demonstrations and community advocates had urged the swift release of body cam video. Kroll said officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly "were forced to fire at the...

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  • Powerful storm hits central and western Japan; 20 people injured
Powerful storm hits central and western Japan; 20 people injured

Transportation has also been affected, with some Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways flights connecting Tokyo to western Japan canceled. About 70 domestic flights were cancelled while global flights, including those leaving for Asian or North America destinations, have also been cancelled or delayed.

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  • Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial
Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial

Prosecutors claim that Mr Manafort, who ran the USA president's election campaign for five months, hid more than $30 million of that sum in offshore accounts to evade taxes. Giuliani said he and Jay Sekulow, another Trump lawyer, had told the president: "This would be a very bad thing to do now". They claim that the executive, who was not identif...

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  • Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran
Will take oath as Pakistan PM on August 11: Imran

His party yesterday announced that it is trying to reach out to smaller parties and independents to form the next government. The PTI spokesman said Khan was expected to take the oath as prime minister around August 14, Pakistan's independence day.

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  • Supreme Court pick wins over holdout Republican, meets Democrat
Supreme Court pick wins over holdout Republican, meets Democrat

Some liberals fumed on Twitter that Paul's decision was predictable and he had merely gotten attention for himself by initially "faking opposition" to Kavanaugh. Obama , which was then before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Sens. Susan Collins , R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, who voted to confirm Gorsuch p...

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  • Authorities recover body of Florida teen studying overseas in Israel
Authorities recover body of Florida teen studying overseas in Israel

He said family members to the students have each been notified about the incident. TeNiya Elnora Jones, a 19-year-old sophomore from Ft. She and her friends - including several students from her school and West Virginia University - chose to take a weekend trip to Israel before returning to the USA next week.

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  • Trump says would 'certainly meet' with Iran's Rouhani if he's willing
Trump says would 'certainly meet' with Iran's Rouhani if he's willing

Trump said Monday, adding that he would be willing to "meeting with anybody". But on Monday, Mr Trump said: "Speaking to other people, especially when you are talking about potential of war, death and starvation, you meet". After Trump pulled the USA out of the agreement, Iran said it was not willing to negotiate another deal. His words come ju...

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  • Giuliani Says He's Not Sure Collusion Is A Crime, Despite Mueller Investigation
Giuliani Says He's Not Sure Collusion Is A Crime, Despite Mueller Investigation

On "This Week" Sunday, ABC Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams told Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz that Giuliani has "waived attorney-client privilege" in regard to the tape . Pressed further on the conflict allegation, Giuliani said, "I can't tell you". Giuliani also reiterated in the Fox interview that the president is "absolutely innocent" and t...

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  • Trump Will Shut Down Government Over Border Wall Funding
Trump Will Shut Down Government Over Border Wall Funding

Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news , video, and analysis from ABC News. The president said that Democrats need to get onboard with his immigration agenda, which includes a wall on the U.S.

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  • Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe poll, opposition cries foul
Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe poll, opposition cries foul

The presidential election is expected to be a tight contest between the incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main rival Nelson Chamisa . He told reporters that he is going to win the election. Mugabe, who had not been seen in public since his ousting, made a surprise intervention on the eve of the election, calling for voters to throw the ru...

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  • The Taliban announced direct talks with us diplomats
The Taliban announced direct talks with us diplomats

The official described a "useful" meeting with Alice Wells, the US' top diplomat for South Asia, earlier this week. Reports of Monday's landmark meeting in the Qatari capital appeared in American newspapers earlier this week but neither USA officials nor the Taliban directly commented on them until now.

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  • SA: Grace Mugabe loses diplomatic immunity
SA: Grace Mugabe loses diplomatic immunity

Judge Bashier Vally ruled today the decision to grant diplomatic immunity to Mugabe after she allegedly assaulted a South African woman had been unconstitutional. During his first public address, disgraced former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe expressed to the media on Sunday that his wife should be left alone.

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  • Western cyclists killed in suspected terrorist attack in Tajikistan
Western cyclists killed in suspected terrorist attack in Tajikistan

Two people suspected of involvement in the incident were later "liquidated", Tajik officials say. Tajikistan's Interior Ministry said an unidentified driver rammed a auto into a group of foreign cyclists about 60 miles south of the Tajik capital Dushanbe on Sunday.

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  • Jeremy Hunt's
Jeremy Hunt's "terrible" gaffe in China

Jeremy Hunt accidentally referred to his Chinese wife as Japanese today in a freakish gaffe on his debut as Foreign Secretary in Beijing . Hunt said Britain appreciates China's achievements in poverty reduction as well as economic and social rights.

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