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What the new UN sanctions on North Korea mean – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

When it comes to dealing with North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, many people hope sanctions are a useful tool. But not all sanctions are created equal. This weekend, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose strict new sanctions on Pyongyang — a response to North Korea’s launch of two intercontinental missiles last month. The new measures significantly step up restrictions on North Korea’s international trade: Estimates say they may cost Pyongyang $1…

North Korea vows to ‘make the US pay dearly’ as sanctions tighten – CNN

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

North Korea has long maintained it wants nuclear weapons and long-range missiles in order to deter the United States from attempting to overthrow the regime of Kim Jong Un. Pyongyang looks at states like Iraq — where former dictator Saddam Hussein was overthrown by the United States, and Libya — the country’s late leader, Moammar Gaddafi, gave up his nuclear ambitions for sanctions relief and aid, only to be toppled…

Manhunt underway for suspect accused of fatally shooting police officer during traffic stop – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

(iStock) What appeared to be a routine traffic stop over a registration violation turned deadly Sunday night when a driver shot and killed a Missouri police officer, authorities said. A manhunt is underway for 39-year-old Ian McCarthy, who’s accused of shooting Gary Michael, a 37-year-old police officer in Clinton, a western Missouri town about 75 miles from Kansas City, Mo. Sgt. Bill Lowe, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, said McCarthy was pulled over at…

The Note: Pence bats down 2020 talk and pledges loyalty – ABC News

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Hit a few balls, make a few calls: President Trump is at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, for his working vacation while the White House is undergoing renovations. Who’s loyal? Vice President Mike Pence issued an unusual statement, calling it “disgraceful and offensive” for The New York Times to report that he’s keeping options open for a run for president in 2020….

The Story of How Anna Faris and Chris Pratt Fell in Love – E! Online

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

With both of their careers on the rise, their love for each other only grew stronger—and Anna welcomed a son, prematurely, in August 2012. Chris later told People that they “prayed a lot” before they were able to take Jack Pratt home from the NCIU. “It restored my faith in God, not that it needed to be restored, but it really redefined it,” the Guardians of the Galaxy star said….

3 Texas Boy Scouts reportedly electrocuted on deadly sailing outing. An 11-year-old clings to life. – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

Dan Thompson, right, and Tony Little, 13, both of Troop 620, join in an Aug. 6 candlelight vigil for two fellow scouts killed and one severely injured Saturday in a boating accident. (Les Hassell/Courtesy of Longville News-Journal) Scattered across Lake O’ The Pines on Saturday afternoon were adventure-thirsty Boy Scouts mastering the outdoors. The more senior members of Troop 620, based in the small East Texas town of Hallsville, worked at…

Pence’s sensitivity to talk of 2020 speaks to White House insecurity – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

For months, President Trump’s White House has been prone to veering off message, sometimes wildly so. But it was crystal clear on one point Sunday: No one except Trump should put up a hand for the 2020 GOP presidential nod. Vice President Mike Pence denied that he is considering a run for the presidency the next time around, issuing a statement, the vehemence of which underscored how sensitive the White…

North Korea can show it’s ready for negotiations by stopping missile launches, Tillerson says – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

MANILA — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that North Korea could show it is ready for negotiations by stopping missile launches, and said he told Russian diplomats that the Kremlin’s meddling in U.S. elections had created “serious mistrust” of them among Americans. In remarks to reporters at a regional conference in which North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests have dominated discussions, Tillerson held out an olive branch to…

Chicago to sue over ‘misguided’ sanctuary city warning – CNN

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

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Deadly accident at Ohio State Fair caused by corrosion, says ride maker – CNN

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

(CNN)The manufacturer of an amusement park ride that malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair in July said on Sunday that the deadly incident was caused by “excessive corrosion.” ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘tv/2017/07/27/lead-young-ohio-state-fair-ride-jake-tapper.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_14′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170726213404-01-ohio-state-fair-accident-0726-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170726213404-01-ohio-state-fair-accident-0726-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170726213404-01-ohio-state-fair-accident-0726-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170726213404-01-ohio-state-fair-accident-0726-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170726213404-01-ohio-state-fair-accident-0726-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170726213404-01-ohio-state-fair-accident-0726-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170726213404-01-ohio-state-fair-accident-0726-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist ===…

Pence’s sensitivity to talk of 2020 speaks to White House insecurity – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

For months, President Trump’s White House has been prone to veering off message, sometimes wildly so. But it was crystal clear on one point Sunday: No one except Trump should put up a hand for the 2020 GOP presidential nod. Vice President Mike Pence denied that he is considering a run for the presidency the next time around, issuing a statement, the vehemence of which underscored how sensitive the White…

South Beach savior? How Jay Cutler can rescue Dolphins in 2017 – NFL.com

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

The 2017 NFL season is a more compelling story with Jay Cutler involved. This Miami Dolphins squad could turn out to be better for it, too. Like a grizzled film antihero dragged out of retirement for one last job, the appeal of working for old boss Adam Gase one more time was too perfect for Cutler to pass up. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that Gase “would not…

Venezuela quells attack on military base, two killed – Reuters

Posted: Monday, August 07, 2017

VALENCIA/CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities quelled an attack on a military base near the city of Valencia by soldiers and armed civilians on Sunday, killing two of them in a dramatic escalation of unrest in the protest-convulsed South American nation. The pre-dawn raid coincided with a video circulated on social media showing more than a dozen men in military uniform announcing an uprising to restore constitutional order following the…

South Beach savior? How Jay Cutler can help Dolphins in 2017 – NFL.com

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

The 2017 NFL season is a more compelling story with Jay Cutler involved. This Miami Dolphins squad could turn out to be better for it, too. Like a grizzled film antihero dragged out of retirement for one last job, the appeal of working for old boss Adam Gase one more time was too perfect for Cutler to pass up. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that Gase “would not…

Venezuela quells ‘paramilitary’ attack at base; 2 dead – CNN

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

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Pence’s sensitivity to talk of 2020 speaks to White House insecurity – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

For months, President Trump’s White House has been prone to veering off message, sometimes wildly so. But it was crystal clear on one point Sunday: No one except Trump should put up a hand for the 2020 GOP presidential nod. Vice President Mike Pence denied that he is considering a run for the presidency the next time around, issuing a statement, the vehemence of which underscored how sensitive the White…

China urges North Korea to be ‘smart’ and drop its missile tests – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

MANILA — China delivered frank advice to North Korea, its outcast neighbor, on Sunday, telling Pyongyang to make a “smart decision” and stop conducting missile launches and nuclear tests. The statement by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi came on the heels of a U.N. Security Council decision to impose additional sanctions on North Korea and its exports, and suggested that the American push to further isolate the regime of Kim…

Emanuel trickles out details about lawsuit against Trump’s Justice Department – Chicago Tribune

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday trickled out some new details about the city’s impending lawsuit against President Donald Trump‘s Department of Justice as part of a days-long roll out of the mayor’s latest effort to counter the the administration’s immigration policies. Emanuel said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions‘ plan to withhold some federal grants from local police in so-called sanctuary cities violated the constitution, stymied police anti-crime efforts and threatened…

Rosenstein: Special counsel Mueller can investigate any crimes he uncovers in Russia probe – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said Sunday that the expanding investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is continuing apace, even as President Trump dismissed the probe as “a total fabrication.” Rosenstein said special counsel Robert S. Mueller III can investigate any crimes that he might discover within the scope of his probe, but the deputy attorney general would not discuss which individuals are the subject of…

Venezuela crushes small anti-Maduro uprising at military base – Reuters

Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017

Girish Gupta and Alexandra Ulmer 5 Min Read VALENCIA/CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities suppressed a small rebellion at a military base near the city of Valencia on Sunday, arresting seven men who they say participated in a “terrorist attack” against the government of unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro. Earlier on Sunday a video circulated on social media showing a group of men in military uniform announcing an uprising in…

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