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Tillerson said he wouldn't be doing his job if he didn't express his views, even when they conflict with those of the president. If nominated and confirmed, Brownfield will have a full plate; his responsibilities would include balancing the political tightrope of U.S.
  • Scaramucci Blasts 'Leak' Of Financial Form That Was Public Record

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    But other aides have said Mr. Priebus urged Mr. Trump not to bring Mr. Scaramucci to the White House, and was overruled. "As the president would say in his own words, the White House leakers are small potatoes", Scaramucci said . He's responsible for understanding and uncovering and helping me do that in the White House, which is why I put the tweet out last night. Wikileaks , for example, tweeted, "Your financial disclosure report is a public document", with an image of instructions ...
  • North Korean Nuclear Missiles Could Reach US Next Year

    North Korean Nuclear Missiles Could Reach US Next Year

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    According to the u.s. official, the test should be either a missile of intermediate range, is an intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ), the KN-20 or Hwasong-14. US officials also say the regime's aggressive testing has allowed it to start industrial production, possibly within a few months. North Korea conducted a missile ejection test over land on Tuesday at Sinpo Naval Shipyard, according to a USA defense official - the second such test this month and the third this year.
  • Hillary Clinton's book, 'What Happened,' makes for hilarious R-rated internet

    Hillary Clinton's book, 'What Happened,' makes for hilarious R-rated internet

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    Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton revealed " What Happened " as the title of her upcoming memoir on the 2016 election, reported the Associated Press Thursday. Allen said that in her 2008 presidential bid, Bill Clinton was blamed for asserting himself too much in the primary campaign's strategy and ultimately hurting her chances at the presidency and that this time around, he tried to stay behind the scenes "because he didn't want to be blamed for defeating his wife ...
  • Eight Found Dead in Sweltering Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in Texas

    Eight Found Dead in Sweltering Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in Texas

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    Several other people have been taken to hospitals. Though the incident appears to be an attempt to smuggle migrants into the US, the local police have said it is being considered a human trafficking crime . The truck's airtight doors, turned the trailer into an oven, as outside temperatures in San Antonio exceeded 100 degrees . San Antonio is a USA city close to the border area with Mexico.
  • Mumbai building in Ghatkopar collapse

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    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis visited the building collapse site tonight. Fadnavis has asked the BMC commissioner to submit a report within 15 days, Mungantiwar said. Here are the live visuals from the Mumbai Ghatkopar Building Collapses . A resident of the building, Reeta Doshi and her son were lucky to escape the crash as she had just stepped out of the building for temple.
  • Swaraj misled House, says Cong & plans breach of privilege motion

    Swaraj misled House, says Cong & plans breach of privilege motion

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    Earlier in the day, following a meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj , al-Jafaari said: "I am not 100 per cent sure if the 39 Indians missing in Mosul are alive". "Now it has become clear that Indian government does not know about the missing Indians". Our robust bilateral trade amounted to almost US$ 13 billion in 2016-17.
  • Utah parents admit to giving newborn narcotics to cover up drug dependency

    Utah parents admit to giving newborn narcotics to cover up drug dependency

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    Employees said he took items from the shelf and "returned" them for a cash refund at the customer service desk. In an attempt to escape, the Utah man slammed into the sliding doors and dropped his infant daughter . Christenson and Wilde faced more charges after police were contacted by a woman on June 28 who reported allegedly finding drug paraphernalia around their home, which detectives said they confirmed after a search of the residence.
  • 8 dead in truck, 20 dire in immigrant smuggling case

    8 dead in truck, 20 dire in immigrant smuggling case

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    Police described the incident as an apparent " human trafficking crime ". A frightful incident has left at least eight people dead and 20 more in "extremely severe" or critical condition, in what police are calling a human trafficking crime .
  • Hernandez pitches well, but Mariners fall to Yankees

    Hernandez pitches well, but Mariners fall to Yankees

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    The Mariners' Moore (1-2) struggled, giving up five runs on nine hits in six innings. With the Yankees leading by run in the fifth inning, Judge added to his Major League lead by hitting a three-run homer to left that landed in the third-to-last row of the left field upper deck.
  • Selma firefighter injured at Detwiler Fire

    Selma firefighter injured at Detwiler Fire

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    Smoke from the fire, which is burning in Mariposa County, has drifted into Yosemite during one of the busiest periods of the year, causing hazy skies and partially obstructing the view of Half Dome and other attractions, Richards said. "The place is like a ghost town", Dewey said. Highway 140 east of Mariposa to Yosemite National Park was reopened. The Detwiler Fire, which started Sunday near Lake McClure, has destroyed 61 homes and burned more than 75,000 acres in Mariposa County ...
  • Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia

    Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia

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    Kennedy (CVN 79), is scheduled to launch in 2020. The Ford , built by Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., isn't expected to be ready for combat deployment for at least four years, having yet to complete its navigation and cyber-security inspections.
  • OJ Simpson to walk free from prison

    OJ Simpson to walk free from prison

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    After being in Nevada State Prison since being convicted of a dozen charges in 2008, Simpson came up for parole on Thursday in front of a national television audience. She added: "He is remorseful, he truly is remorseful". "This has been really, truly hard". Keast said: "We just don't want anyone trying to make a name for themselves".
  • Nasa previews total solar eclipse

    Nasa previews total solar eclipse

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    The last total solar eclipse that passed over the Miami Valley was more than a thousand years ago. A solar eclipse is one of nature's grandest spectacles. Shull went to Montana with friends in 1979 to witness the total solar eclipse . To have a sense of how dramatic the eclipse might be in your location, check out this video.
  • India seeking peaceful resolution of issues with China: MEA

    India seeking peaceful resolution of issues with China: MEA

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    The Op-ed article in the Global Times claimed that the Indian action to stop Chinese troops from building a road near the Doklam plateau was a "blatant infringement on China's sovereignty". The commentary said that "regardless of China's call urging India to withdraw its troops that have crossed the border, New Delhi has continued its provocation".
  • Europe close: Stocks dip as ECB's Draghi dashes hopes for policy change

    Europe close: Stocks dip as ECB's Draghi dashes hopes for policy change

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    The benchmark erased a gain that had reached 0.5 per cent before Mr Draghi said officials would discuss altering the central bank's bond-buying programme in an autumn meeting, at a press conference in Frankfurt. Draghi's June 27 comments in Sintra, Portugal, hinting at the possibility of changes to the central bank's aggressive stimulus sparked a "taper tantrum" that sent the euro and bond yields sharply higher.