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NZ is an impotent bystander as tension with North Korea esculates

NZ is an impotent bystander as tension with North Korea esculates

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday North Korea's recent statements were provocative but had proven to be hollow in the past and should not be trusted. Tensions have risen sharply over North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile programs. A submarine missile is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade in Pyongyang.


Cup Series race postponed until Monday

Cup Series race postponed until Monday

This race a year ago was delayed during the day and actually was completed under the lights, while Bristol's normal night race was postponed to the next day because of weather. It's unclear if both the preferred bottom lane and top line will work on Monday. Track officials applied an adhesive compound (VHT) to the lower lanes in the turns prior to this weekend's race at the request of drivers.


Trump Makes New Push For Wall Along Mexican Border

Trump Makes New Push For Wall Along Mexican Border

That's the same day government could shut down without a budget deal. But they also suggested a shutdown could be avoided. "We have our list of priorities", Mulvaney said Thursday at an event hosted by the Institute of International Finance, according to The Washington Post .


Widespread power outage in San Francisco

Widespread power outage in San Francisco

Liebelt said fix crews had been able to restore power to at least 10,000 customers by noon. In an early assessment, authorities found no indication the outages were coordinated or related. Mon Alicia took to twitter to comment: "I always thought The Big One would throw San Francisco into mass chaos". A worker sells doughnuts in the dark during a citywide power outage.


Searching for Justice Neil Gorsuch: A Primer

Searching for Justice Neil Gorsuch: A Primer

He was sworn in on April 10 , leaving him a week to prepare for the current and final round of cases of this Supreme Court term. They were typical of the court's diet of complex issues of federal law - the timing of shareholder class action lawsuits, the appropriate judicial forum for federal worker complaints, and the rules for joining a lawsuit filed by someone else.


Trump Says Iran not 'Living up to Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

Trump Says Iran not 'Living up to Spirit' of Nuclear Deal

And he said that the Trump administration sees the Iran deal as part of a "failed approach" of previous administrations that helped bring about a nuclear North Korea. President Donald Trump is taking the unusual step of weighing in publicly ahead of a foreign presidential election, predicting that the latest attack in Paris will have a "big effect" on voters there.