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Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions

Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions

Joint Chiefs of Staff, reportedly told Fang Fenghui, chief of the Joint Staff Department of the People's Liberation Army during a visit to Beijing. "But what Secretary [of State Rex] Tillerson has articulated is that the diplomatic and economic pressure will cease the testing, cease the development of nuclear programs and set, perhaps, the political conditions for moving forward in the broader issues that affect North and South Korea".


Harvey falls apart, may come back, while two other Atlantic disturbances are tracked

Harvey falls apart, may come back, while two other Atlantic disturbances are tracked

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Kenneth formed Sunday. There is a 70% chance that it can become a tropical cyclone again before it reaches Belize by Tuesday. Environmental conditions are not expected to be conducive for development of this system during the next couple of days while it moves west-northwestward at 15 to 20 miles per hour.


Atlanta Falcons beat by Steelers: Preseason Week 2 Recap

Atlanta Falcons beat by Steelers: Preseason Week 2 Recap

Conner ran for a 3-yard gain on his first National Football League touch, making his battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma seem like a lifetime ago instead of just 14 months removed from chemotherapy. It seems like the offense isn't going to lose a step since Kyle Shanahan left for the 49ers. That's right, a whopping six point swing and although we're getting a crummy number, we can't help but believe that Falcons' coach Dan Quinn won't be gunning for a victory just for the sake of morale after a ...


South Korea Says US in Close Communications Over North

South Korea Says US in Close Communications Over North

Combative rhetoric between the nations spiked after Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that appeared to bring much of the United States within range, sparking an intense warning by President Donald Trump that Washington could rain " fire and fury " on the North.


Pelosi Calls for Resolution to Censure Trump for His 'Repulsiveness'

Pelosi Calls for Resolution to Censure Trump for His 'Repulsiveness'

On Sunday, thousands of white nationalists, neo-Confederates and right-wing protesters, clashed with groups that oppose them, during demonstrations in Charlottesville , a historic college town in Virginia. Speaking on ABC's " Good Morning America ", Susan Bro said she initially missed the first few calls to her from the White House. "But it contributes to the uncertainty that's creeping in" about Trump's agenda, Hellwig said.


Big Ben's Ayrton Light to be switched off temporarily

Big Ben's Ayrton Light to be switched off temporarily

As part of the works the clock housing Big Ben will be dismantled and each cog examined and restored. May joined other politicians who have protested at the news that the great bell, which has rung every hour for most of the past 157 years, would cease its bongs to ensure the safety of workers carrying out renovations on the tower.