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NMSU Women's Golf Heads to Albuquerque Regional


The Hoyas put four players among the top-10 finishers at the BIG EAST Championship, led by junior Lauren Gros (Windermere, Fla./Windermere Prep), who tied for second place at 6-over par 222. Northwestern is the No. 3 seed in the Athens Regional, while Big Ten Champion Michigan State garnered the No. 14 seed. Before that, Oregon's last NCAA appearance was in 2013. Read More »

South Korea deploys parts of US missile defense

The U.S. and North Korea continued their unsafe game of chicken Tuesday, with both nations escalating the potential for a conflict in the Korean Peninsula by increasing military maneuvers and offering tense rhetoric. On Tuesday, China dispatched Wu Dawei, a longtime diplomat handling tensions on the Korean Peninsula, to Tokyo for talks with Japanese Foreign Ministry officials, in hopes of warding off military confrontation. Read More »

United Nations evades question on Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence


A day after India called conviction of Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan a "farcical trial", the United Nations declined to take a position on the death sentence handed to the self-confessed Indian spy. It also claimed that he was "a serving officer in the Indian Navy". "Consular access is not provided across the board, let us remember that", he maintained. Read More »

Quarles: Perdue confirmation is good for Kentucky


As governor of Georgia, Perdue enacted strict food-safety regulations after a deadly salmonella outbreak was traced to peanut butter from Georgia. Want to know more about Sonny Perdue? Rounds said the state's farmers have been telling him recently they are anxious after four years of declining farm income and a new season looking to also be one of lower farm income. Read More »

North Korea Threatens 'All-Out War' If US Military Launches Attack


Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from sole major ally China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programs in defiance of U.N. In a separate move, the US announced that the US Marines deployed F-35B aircraft to South Korea for the first time as part of an exercise. Approximately 47,000 USA troops are stationed in Japan and a further 28,000 in South Korea. Read More »

Bill allowing Burgum to not take salary passes ND House


Meanwhile, Gov. Doug Burgum vetoed the budget bill for the Office of the State Auditor over amendment language to eliminate a position "held by an identified, classified employee", according to a veto message Burgum signed Tuesday. "My focus is taking that appropriation and we're going to do the best we can for the taxpayers of North Dakota", Gallion said. Rep. Lawrence Klemin, R-Bismarck, who previously raised concern that not paying the governor would set a political precedent, said he ... Read More »

Women Get In Formation For Beyoncé Scholarship


On Monday, the singer announced she would be funding four Formation Scholars in the 2017-2018 academic year, giving those selected the chance to attend university. Beyoncé is offering four USA college scholarships to mark the one year anniversary of " Lemonade ". As stated by the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors: " Lemonade draws from the prolific literary, musical, cinematic, and aesthetic sensibilities of black cultural producers to create a rich tapestry of poetic innovation". Read More »

Blumenthal, Murphy say White House briefing on North Korea revealed little


Much was made of the unusual briefing conducted at the White House on Wednesday, as the entire Senate was brought to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for an update on North Korea. The US already has extensive sanctions in place on North Korea, including a blanket ban on trade and a blacklist of anyone dealing with North Korea. Read More »

Trudeau will stand up to Trump on trade

President Donald Trump is considering an executive order kicking off US withdrawal from the North American free-trade agreement, Politico and CNN reported Wednesday. President Trump separately told reporters he's not afraid of a trade war with Canada: "We have massive trade deficits". So, how did all this polite Canadian disagreeing go down with the Trump White House? The two leaders met at the White House earlier this year. Read More »

Trump Slaps Tariff on Canadian Lumber in Response to Dairy Battle


Customs and Border Protection to collect cash duties ranging from 3%-24%, a decision expected to spoil trade relations. Wall says the USA decision to impose tariffs of up to 24 per cent on Canadian lumber was not a surprise. "So I think we need to be very firm and united, and again, I think the prime minister's tone is right and we'll support him all the way". Not that bad, according to the White House readout of the Trump-Trudeau phone call. Read More »

Trump On NAFTA: I'll Renegotiate It Or Terminate It

Bush and now head of the Business Roundtable, a trade association for CEOs. The National Association of American Wheat Growers and the U.S. Wheat Associates also circulated a joint call for Trump to rethink his NAFTA exit, pointing out that Mexico buys 10% of all U.S. Read More »

Chaffetz to miss 3-4 weeks for surgery


He did not address the potential shutdown or stalled negotiations over Trump's proposed border wall and health care reform. I don't trust shaky Chaffetz as far as I can throw him, so who even knows if the photo he posted to Facebook on Wednesday is even his foot, but if it is, his foot is a mess. Read More »

Parade Of Missiles Through Pyongyang North Korea

Meanwhile, Japan is also preparing to send several warships to join the U.S. aircraft carrier strike group heading for the Korean peninsula, in a show of force created to deter North Korea from conducting further missile and nuclear tests. Saturday's holiday, known as the Day of the Sun , normally includes an vast military parade and synchronized public performances involving thousands of people. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn would fail to keep United Kingdom safe, claims Theresa May


But a senior Labour spokesman suggested that a debate would only be worthwhile if it pitted the leaders of the two biggest parties against one another. He has partly blamed David Cameron's decision to take part in debates ahead of the 2010 general election for enabling the Liberal Democrats to surge and costing the Tories a majority. Read More »

US releases Venezuelan activist seeking asylum in Miami

Immigration attorney Elizabeth Blandon confirmed that Coello was released Thursday. A day earlier, Rubio had tweeted that he hoped Coello being detained was just a "misunderstanding". But as he appeared at a USA immigration office in Miami Wednesday, awaiting a routine asylum hearing, he was pulled aside and told he was being detained for overstaying his visa. Read More »

Most Trump voters still back President despite abysmal approval rating, survey shows


But both officials' comments seem to give some indication as to Trump's foreign policy plans-right? It's easy to look at the last several weeks-Tomahawk missiles destroying several of the Assad regime's aircraft, the U.S.S. There's a similar party line split on opinions about Trump's claim that the media is the "enemy of the American people". Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as ... Read More »

EU lawmakers call for suspension of Turkey accession talks

Membership talks have been at a near standstill for years amid increasing questions whether Erdogan wanted to stop it. "As Turkey with such a constitution can not become a member of the EU, it also doesn't make sense to continue the discussion on integration with the current government", said the Dutch center-left European lawmaker Piri. Read More »

U.S. positions SKorea anti-missile defence


Other issues cited were canceled worldwide flights to North Korea plus concerns about "safety and security of participants and their belongings, communications with the outside world, possibility of live streaming". Images showed local protesters hurling water bottles at the vehicles and police trying to block them. On Tuesday, North Korea conducted what it called its largest ever combined live-fire drills, near the east coast port city of Wonsan. Read More »

China welcomes U.S. saying it's open to talks on North Korea


Although Harris expressed concern about North Korea's future capabilities, he downplayed some of its current threats to USA forces in the Pacific. A South Korean protester holds a mask of US President Donald Trump and a Korean Peninsula map during a rally against US deployment in the region outside the US embassy in Seoul. Read More »

Israel strikes Syrian arms depot near Damascus airport

On Wednesday, Arab media reported that Israel attacked a Syrian Army air base near Damascus. Activists running the widely followed Damascus-focused Facebook page Diaries of a Mortar reported hearing several explosions before dawn, which they said could be felt across the Syrian capital. Read More »

US Eyes Sanctions, Other Efforts to Isolate North Korea


Trump said . The United States wants to bring North Korea back to the "path of dialogue" over its nuclear weapons programme and will use diplomatic measures and additional sanctions to increase pressure on it. New Orleans, La. Mayor Mitch Landrieu, center, flanked by Providence, R.I. Mayor Jorge Elorza, left, and Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler, accompanied by members of the U.S. Read More »