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During Trump's almost eight months in office, North Korea's leader has, as promised, accelerated development of a more powerful nuclear weapon and long-range missiles that could deliver a warhead to US shores. So, by order of elimination, it looks like the only way North Korea is going to slow, end, or reverse its nuclear capabilities is because it wants to, and we won't find out if it is willing to negotiate restraints unless and until the United States and North Korea engage in some ...
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    Lance Statement on DACA Program

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    I know no other ", she replied. Speaking to the press at the White House about the announcement of his administration's new effort to bring an end to DACA , Mr. "President Trump's decision to eliminate DACA is the wrong approach to immigration policy", McCain said in his statement , "at a time when both sides of the aisle need to come together to reform our broken immigration system and secure the border".
  • Congress Returns to Washington With Agenda Upended by Harvey

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    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has urged Congress over and over to raise the debt ceiling by September 29, which is the day Mnuchin believes the government will run out of money. Senate Minority Leader Charles. The scheme is all about making the numbers work on paper, so that the wealthy and corporations, a.k.a. people just like Donald Trump can get the tax cut that they don't need.
  • Michaux: Loss stings, but Georgia Tech has reason to be optimistic

    Michaux: Loss stings, but Georgia Tech has reason to be optimistic

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    On Monday night, the Volunteers and Yellow Jackets went back and forth in a thrilling game that came down to the wire. The OddsShark computer likes Tennessee to get the win. At the end? In two-minute? We knew we would fight back when we were down a few scores. Offensively, running back LeMonte Booker was the obvious star as he accounted for 52.5 percent of ISU's 293 yards of total offense.
  • Majority of Harvey victims do not have flood insurance

    Majority of Harvey victims do not have flood insurance

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    John's University in NY. After disaster strikes, Washington has proven time and again that it's willing to shell out billions of public dollars to rebuild communities. "The program was paired with the idea that there would be flood plain management that would reduce the risks, so that when there were floods, there would be less damage", said Jennifer Wriggins, a professor who specializes in insurance at the University of Maine School of Law.
  • Modi in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

    Modi in Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

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    Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize victor, tweeted on Monday that she's waiting for Suu Kyi to condemn the Rohingya's "tragic and shameful treatment". Established refugee camps were now at "breaking point". "The world is waiting and the Rohingya Muslims are waiting". Treating the persecuted Rohingyas with compassion and getting Myanmar to stop discriminating against them should be made an global priority.
  • No. 25 Tennessee vs Georgia Tech

    No. 25 Tennessee vs Georgia Tech

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    After trading drives to to start the first quarter, Georgia Tech capitalized on a 12-play, 86-yard drive to pull ahead, 7-0. That's exactly what the Yellow Jackets want. The Vols were trailing 21-7 and then 28-14 in the fourth quarter. The combination of Callaway and Kelly carried another first-time starting quarterback in Quentin Dormady , who completed 20-of-37 throws for 221 yards and two touchdowns, but was much less efficient than this numbers showed when not throwing to Callaway ...
  • Beware of Hurricane Harvey Charity Scams

    Beware of Hurricane Harvey Charity Scams

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    Federal officials are predicting that 30,000 people will occupy shelters and nearly a half million will ultimately seek disaster assistance. Tens of thousands of people are donating to people in need due to the devastating hurricane that has killed dozens of people and left 30,000 homeless.
  • Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees

    Trump Says 'Talking Not the Answer' on North Korea, Mattis Disagrees

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    Considering its range, the Hwasong-14 missiles could potentially reach the continental U.S. "They [North Korea] have conducted two launches of ICBMs [intercontinental ballistic missiles]". On Wednesday, Mr Trump declared "talking is not the answer" to resolving the long-standing impasse amid pushes for diplomacy from within his own administration.
  • How North Korea Sees Its Nuclear Standoff with America

    How North Korea Sees Its Nuclear Standoff with America

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    There are several reasons he should give diplomacy a chance. Here's what you need to know about what has occurred since the launch by North Korea . Trump "provided his conceptual approval of planned purchases by South Korea of billions of dollars in American military equipment", the White House said .
  • After Katrina, Houston embraced us. Now, it's our turn

    After Katrina, Houston embraced us. Now, it's our turn

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    They urged people to get on top of their houses to avoid becoming trapped in attics and to wave sheets or towels to draw attention to their location. Meanwhile, Gov. Traffic on the bridge from New Orleans' west bank to the main part of the city was lighter than usual during the morning's rush hour. Plotkin moved to New Orleans once more and returned to Houston in 2013.