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World News United States unleashes bombers in 'North Korea air strike drill'
Author: 0 United States unleashes bombers in 'North Korea air strike drill'

The show of force comes amid growing tensions on the peninsula after the North claimed on Tuesday that it had successfully launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile. This fresh and latest launch of the missile is the North Korea's most successful test of the missile yet. The Pilsung Range is located in the center of South Korea and is jointly operated by the US and South Korean air forces, CNN reported.

World News Cold front will bring some strong storms, less humid air
Author: 0 Cold front will bring some strong storms, less humid air

Clouds and scattered t'storms will take the edge off the heat but still hot and humid conditions expected through the weekend. Most of us will stay dry on Monday . Highs will be cooler than average only reaching the mid 70s. Temperatures will hover near 70 degrees. Next Friday will be mainly cloudy but most likely rain-free.

World News DeVos stalls student loan protection; states sue
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State attorneys from the District of Columbia and 18 states are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for freezing the roll out of a regulation created to ease the federal student loan debt of those who were defrauded by for-profit colleges.

World News Suspicious Truck Prompts Bomb Squad Response At Hanscom Air Force Base
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Shortly before 11am, the Massachusetts State Police released this statement: 'At approximately 0945 hours today we were notified of a suspicious truck that had been stopped by base security at Gate 1 at Hanscom Air Force Base. The Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad has responded and our Air Wing is responding as well. The base's Vandenberg Gate was closed and some buildings were evacuated.

World News China: India 'trampled' global law, treaty in border standoff
Author: 0 China: India 'trampled' global law, treaty in border standoff

The atmosphere is not ideal for a bilateral meeting between the two leaders, an official of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said, referring to the continuing India-China standoff in the Doklam region in the Sikkim sector. Even as China and India are engaged in a standoff over Sikkim border, Chinese media on Thursday accused New Delhi of oppressing Bhutan and said that Beijing will support and "fuel" pro-independence appeals in Sikkim to rewrite the Himalayan geopolitics.

World News China takes hard stance in territorial dispute with India
Author: 0 China takes hard stance in territorial dispute with India

The Global Times said in its editorial that India will suffer "greater losses" than in 1962 if it "incites" border clashes with China. "India is acting shamelessly before the global community", it said. Since the standoff on June 6, when the PLA destroyed bunkers of the Indian Army, claiming the area belonged to China, Chinese media have carried several pieces warning India against escalating border tensions.

World News Canada to give apology, millions to compensate former Gitmo detainee
Author: 0 Canada to give apology, millions to compensate former Gitmo detainee

Reuters reported on Tuesday that Trudeau's Liberal government would pay Omar Khadr around C$10 million ($7.7 million) and offer a formal apology to compensate him for abuses he suffered as an inmate at the us military prison in Cuba. When the news broke yesterday that Omar Khadr would be getting an apology from Ottawa and $10.5 million from the rest of us, the reaction was as swift as it was expected.

World News Philander Fit for Lord's Test
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Watch the first Investec Test between England and South Africa live from 10am on Thursday on Sky Sports 2 . England will start the first Test with three-left handers in their top order something that won't displease Morkel and Philander and it would be no surprise that they took the new ball and not Kagiso Rabada.

World News Must resolutely oppose evils of terrorism, radicalism and violence, says Modi
Author: 0 Must resolutely oppose evils of terrorism, radicalism and violence, says Modi

Making a statement soon after Prime Minister Modi landed in Tel Aviv on a three-day visit, Netanyahu termed the friendship between their two countries as "natural". Modi has followed up on this and established close relations including military and economic ties with Israel . Such a special gesture has been done only for US Presidents, including Donald Trump, and the Pope.

World News Afghanistan's All Girl Robotics Team Denied Visas For Global STEM Competition
Author: 0 Afghanistan's All Girl Robotics Team Denied Visas For Global STEM Competition

One-week visas for entry into the United States were required, and the girls twice made the unsafe journey to Kabul to be interviewed at the US Embassy. "We want to show the world we can do it", she said. The U.S.is very stingy when it comes to distributing such visas to citizens of Afghanistan, and only granted 32 in the month of April-a low figure compared to other countries, Forbes reports.

World News Former Gov. Heineman says Sen. Sasse man to lead health care reform
Author: 0 Former Gov. Heineman says Sen. Sasse man to lead health care reform

And it's likely to further complicate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's task as he struggles to bridge the divide between moderates and conservatives. (Spiro also notes that ME and Alaska - two states with moderate Republican senators - have already adopted similar approaches in their states that have shown signs of success.) Because the reinsurance fund would reduce premium costs, and thus the amount of tax credits the government would have to pay out, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association says ...

World News NJ Lawmakers Work on Budget after Government Shutdown
Author: 0 NJ Lawmakers Work on Budget after Government Shutdown

Christie issued an order that closes government offices and services that are deemed non-essential. But the meeting ended without any movement, and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto continued to be unable to muster the votes needed to advance a spending plan from the lower house.

World News Long March 5 rocket launch fails
Author: 0 Long March 5 rocket launch fails

The State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence said on Satuirday that the Long March-5 Y2 would be launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in China's southern Hainan Province on Sunday. A Long March 3B rocket launched the Chinasat-9A satellite into geostationary transfer orbit June 19. The rocket uses environmentally friendly fuel, including kerosene, liquid hydrogen, and liquid oxygen, rather than highly toxic propellants, the report said.

World News Scattered showers and storms today; clearing out Sunday
Author: 0 Scattered showers and storms today; clearing out Sunday

These storms are non-severe, but they could produce some gusty winds and heavy rain. South southwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. Some of the storms could be severe. Sunday will be mostly dry with slowly clearing skies. The Fourth of July should bring partly cloudy skies and a high around 87 degrees. Southeast wind around 5 miles per hour.

World News Plane crashes onto 405 Freeway outside John Wayne Airport; southbound lanes closed
Author: 0 Plane crashes onto 405 Freeway outside John Wayne Airport; southbound lanes closed

Larry Kurtz said two people in their early 60s were hospitalized with traumatic injuries. After checking that he and his passenger were OK he said they "gave each other a hug that we were still alive". Wreckage from the plane is scattered on both sides of the freeway. "We take them as needed", she said. John Wayne Airport, which is located in Orange County, confirmed that the plane was Cessna 310 aircraft and that the airport was temporarily closed to arrivals.

World News Man Tries To Drive Car Into Crowd Of Muslims Outside Paris Mosque
Author: 0 Man Tries To Drive Car Into Crowd Of Muslims Outside Paris Mosque

Barriers surrounding the mosque stopped the man from succeeding with his attack. A police statement said the suspect's 4×4 vehicle repeatedly struck barriers created to protect the mosque in the southeastern suburb of the French capital. The Bataclan Theatre is the venue where 90 people were killed by ISIS during a concert in November 2015. Paris police said he tried to flee the scene on foot, but was arrested.

World News Temer Will not Attend G20 Summit in Germany
Author: 0 Temer Will not Attend G20 Summit in Germany

Each party indicated it would not enter into any coalitions with a party that refused to back marriage equality. Does same-sex marriage have popular support? Just when I'd forgotten Autostraddle's "We Won a Thing" tag exists, I woke up to the news that German parliament has finally approved same-sex marriage! Following the vote, Ms.

World News Gunman Dead in Bronx Hospital Shooting
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CNN is reporting that police believe the shooter is a former employee of the hospital, indicating he would be able to navigate the hospital with familiarity. At least one of the doctors was being treated by people inside the hospital, who had used a fire hose as a tourniquet, the official said. The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx borough is among the largest providers of outpatient services in NY.

World News Donald Trump, Putin set to meet at G20 summit: Russian official
Author: 0 Donald Trump, Putin set to meet at G20 summit: Russian official

And sure enough, Trump and Putin will stand face-to-face for the first time when they attend next week's G-20 summit in Germany. Earlier Wednesday, CNN reported that Trump's own advisers are struggling to convince him that Russia's election meddling still poses a threat, according to multiple senior administration officials.

World News North Korea vows to execute former South Korean president
Author: 0 North Korea vows to execute former South Korean president

His nomination of Park Sang-ki, a legal scholar, came 11 days after his earlier candidate Ahn Kyong-whan withdrew after revelations he forged an ex-girlfriend's seal on a marriage licence application when he was young. Since then, Pyongyang has accelerated the pace of its missile tests and has signaled its intention to flight-test an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of striking the continental United States .

Author: 0 Israel cuts back Gaza electricity supplies

Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, and Jason Greenblatt , his lead worldwide negotiator, will meet with leaders from both sides after accompanying Trump on his visit to the region last month. Press secretary Sean Spicer said Mr Kushner and Mr Greenblatt will hear from Mr Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas and other senior officials during the trip.

Author: 0 President Trump mulling trade actions against China

Thailand remained in the second tier of nations in an annual U.S. human trafficking report released Tuesday. "It is our hope that the 21st century will be the last century of human trafficking, and that's what we are all committed to", he said.

World News 837th-ranked Romero wins BMW International Open
Author: 0 837th-ranked Romero wins BMW International Open

The previous four years had seen the victor score at least 17 under par at Eichenried, and Romero catapulted himself into a tie for the lead with six birdies in eight holes. "We've got to go out there, play well again and see if we can pull it off". The 837th-ranked Romero carded a bogey-free round of 65, the day's best, to finish on 17-under 271 overall, a shot better than Thomas Detry (66) and overnight leaders Sergio Garcia (69) and Richard Bland (69).

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