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Initial assessment shows North Korea fired intercontinental ballistic missile, US official says

PlayKorean Central News Agency via AFP/Getty ImagesWATCH Milestones in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs 0 Shares Email An initial assessment shows that North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today that traveled 620 miles horizontally into the Sea of Japan, a U.S. official said. Assessments of the launch, which was detected at about […]

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Marine dog with cancer gets tear-filled farewell

The Associated PressU.S. Marine veteran Lance Cpl. Jeff DeYoung carries Cena a 10-year-old black lab who was a military service dog, aboard the LST 393 where he was put down on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in Muskegon, Mich. Cena was diagnosed with an aggressive form of bone cancer after DeYoung noticed he wasn’t putting weight […]

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Navy grounds 35 aircraft similar to one involved in deadly Mississippi crash

PlayGreg L. Davis/U.S. Air ForceWATCH Military cargo plane crashes in Mississippi field 0 Shares Email The Naval Air Force Reserve has grounded its fleet of 35 C-130T transport aircraft until further notice amid the ongoing investigation into the deadly July 10 crash of a KC-130T in Mississippi that killed 16 service members. The Navy aircraft […]

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Prosecutor: ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli exposed as a ‘con man’

PlayThe Associated PressWATCH Gag order requested in ‘Pharma Bro’ trial 0 Shares Email A prosecutor says a securities fraud trial has exposed “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli as a “con man.” Assistant U.S. Attorney Jacquelyn Kasulis said in closing arguments Friday that the evidence at the trial in federal court in New York City proved the […]

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In shooting simulator, fairgoers aim from police perspective

PlayThe Associated PressWATCH Police release new body-camera footage from Orlando shooting 0 Shares Email When the gunman showed up at the hospital, Mike McDorman raised his handgun, took aim and shot the guy. He did the same when an impaired driver stepped out of a vehicle and aimed his way. Then, having dealt with a […]

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US compounds in Moscow: What they lose and what they get to keep (PHOTOS)

© Iliya Pitalev / Sputnik Retaliating to the newest set of US sanctions against Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry has ordered the American embassy to scale down staff numbers to 455 and halt the use of several facilities. While the question remains as to exactly how many people the US will have to send home, […]

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‘Simply racism’: Outrage after German gym bans ethnic minorities over terrorism fears

© Caro / Andreas Teich / Global Look Press A fitness center in northern Germany briefly barred all ethnic minorities from joining due to fears of terrorism, after one of its members was detained on suspicions of posing a security threat. The decision, however, sparked anger online. “Due to recent incidents (terrorism + arrests) and […]

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North Korea believed to have conducted new missile test

FILE PHOTO © KCNA / Reuters North Korea is believed to have conducted a new missile launch, officials from three countries – Japan, South Korea and the US – confirmed on Friday. A “flying body considered to be a missile” has been launched, Japanese officials said, adding that they are currently collecting information for further […]

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1 killed, multiple injured in Hamburg knife attack – police

© Bernd Thissen / DPA / AFP One person has been killed and several others injured in a bloody knife attack at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, according to local police. The suspect has been arrested, however, officials have declined to comment on a possible motive. “We have no clear information as to the motive […]

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US economy expanded at faster 2.6 percent rate in Q2

The Associated PressIn this July 12, 2017, photo, construction workers build a residential complex in Nashville, Tenn. On Friday, July 28, 2017, the Commerce Department issues an economic report on how the U.S. economy is performing. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) 0 Shares Email The U.S. economy revved up this spring after a weak start to the […]

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