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The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts

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The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local): The police force for Spain's Catalonia region says the five suspects shot and killed in the resort town of Cambrils were carrying bomb belts, which have been detonated by the force's bomb squad. Police earlier Friday morning had said five suspects had been killed in the town south of Barcelona during the police response to a terrorist attack in which five civilians and one police officer were wounded
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Dog poop investigation triggers lawsuit: Cop had no right to arrest me for hurling F-bombs

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Dog poop investigation triggers lawsuit: Cop had no right to arrest me for hurling F-bombs

- Buy Photo. It started off as a dog poop complaint. A woman was miffed about a neighbor's dog doing his business in her yard and called police. When the officer showed up at the presumed dog owner's home — that's when you-know-what hit the fan. F-bombs flew. Handcuffs came out. A lawsuit followed. In a unique free-speech case unfolding in federal court in Detroit, a Jackson man is suing a police officer, claiming he was unlawfully arrested for hurling F-bombs at the officer during an animal complaint investigation in 2015
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'The FBI made this happen'

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'The FBI made this happen'

- Oklahoma City — The parents of attempted bombing suspect Jerry Drake Varnell accused the FBI on Tuesday of manipulating his mental illness to build a criminal case. Varnell, 23, of Sayre, is accused of trying to detonate what he thought was a bomb in a truck behind the BancFirst building in Oklahoma City on Saturday night. An undercover FBI agent had helped construct the bomb, which was inert
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US: War would be 'horrific' but North Korea nukes 'unimaginable'

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US: War would be 'horrific' but North Korea nukes 'unimaginable'

- BEIJING (AP) — A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable," the top U.S. military officer said Thursday in Beijing. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, told reporters that President Donald Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options and that's exactly what we're doing
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Hamas militant killed by suicide bomber in Gaza

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Hamas militant killed by suicide bomber in Gaza

- GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Hamas militant group ruling Gaza says one of its fighters was killed by a suicide bomber on Thursday while trying to stop the attacker from crossing into Egypt. It marked the first time that Hamas, which has carried out scores of suicide attacks over the years targeting Israelis, was itself targeted in such an assault
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Online mapping tool calculates the effects of a nuclear bomb

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Online mapping tool calculates the effects of a nuclear bomb

- With tensions high between the United States and North Korea, there has been much speculation in recent days about the effects of a nuclear weapons strike. How many people would be killed instantly? How many more would die as a result of nuclear fallout? How far can debris from nuclear weapons travel? What impact might even a limited nuclear attack have on the environment and the climate? You can detonate a variety of weapons from Soviet-era missiles to French warheads and Russian bombs on the "ground zero" of your choice, including Sioux City, at nuclearsecrecy
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Trump says Kim Jong Un made 'wise decision' in backing off plan to fire missiles at Guam

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Trump says Kim Jong Un made 'wise decision' in backing off plan to fire missiles at Guam

- President Trump tweeted Wednesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a "wise and well reasoned decision," after backing off from a plan to fire four ballistic missiles at the U.S. territory of Guam. " The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" Trump. Kim Jong Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision
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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

- Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision WASHINGTON — After days of back and forth escalation between the United States and North Korea, the threat of missile launches from the mysterious regime seems to be in the past. North Korea says it won’t test-fire ballistic missiles near Guam at this time. A North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un would observe what it called ‘foolish and stupid conduct’ of the US before deciding whether to order the missiles fired
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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

- Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision WASHINGTON — After days of back and forth escalation between the United States and North Korea, the threat of missile launches from the mysterious regime seems to be in the past. North Korea says it won’t test-fire ballistic missiles near Guam at this time. A North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un would observe what it called ‘foolish and stupid conduct’ of the US before deciding whether to order the missiles fired
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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

- Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision WASHINGTON — After days of back and forth escalation between the United States and North Korea, the threat of missile launches from the mysterious regime seems to be in the past. North Korea says it won’t test-fire ballistic missiles near Guam at this time. A North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un would observe what it called ‘foolish and stupid conduct’ of the US before deciding whether to order the missiles fired
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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

- Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision WASHINGTON — After days of back and forth escalation between the United States and North Korea, the threat of missile launches from the mysterious regime seems to be in the past. North Korea says it won’t test-fire ballistic missiles near Guam at this time. A North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un would observe what it called ‘foolish and stupid conduct’ of the US before deciding whether to order the missiles fired
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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

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Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision

- Trump: Kim Jong-un made a 'very wise' decision WASHINGTON — After days of back and forth escalation between the United States and North Korea, the threat of missile launches from the mysterious regime seems to be in the past. North Korea says it won’t test-fire ballistic missiles near Guam at this time. A North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un would observe what it called ‘foolish and stupid conduct’ of the US before deciding whether to order the missiles fired
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North Korea's Kim appears to ease rhetoric over Guam missile strike

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North Korea's Kim appears to ease rhetoric over Guam missile strike

- But, as is often the case with North Korea, the message was mixed: Kim was inspecting the missile unit tasked with preparing to strike near Guam, and photos released by state media showed a large satellite image of Andersen Air Force Base on Guam on the screen beside the leader. "The U.S. should stop at once arrogant provocations against the DPRK and unilateral demands and not provoke it any longer," the North Korean leader told his missile unit, according to a report from the state-run Korean Central News Agency published Tuesday
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Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria

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Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria

- Suicide bombers attacked a camp for internally displaced people and a nearby market in a northeastern Nigeria village Tuesday, killing at least 20 people, a local official said Tuesday. Village chief Lawan Kalli said Tuesday at least three suicide bombers entered Mandarari's market around 5 p.m. posing as buyers, then an undetermined number went to the nearby camp for people displaced by Nigeria's conflict while at least one stayed at the market
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North Korea backs away from plan to launch missiles toward Guam

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North Korea backs away from plan to launch missiles toward Guam

- SEOUL, South Korea -- After a week of between the U.S. and , North Korea took a step back Tuesday. That has people breathing easier on Guam and in Seoul. North Korean leader with the plans to launch four ballistic missiles toward the island of Guam, but he decided to hold off … for now. According to North Korean state media, he said he will "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees
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North Korea likely can make missile engines without imports: U.S.

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North Korea likely can make missile engines without imports: U.S.

- WASHINGTON - North Korea likely has the ability to produce its own missile engines and intelligence suggests it does not need to rely on imports, U.S. intelligence officials said on Tuesday. The assessment disputes a new study by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies that said that the engines for a nuclear missile North Korea is developing to hit the United States likely were made in factories in Ukraine or Russia and probably obtained via black market networks
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Gunman who killed Hamilton girlfriend was not supposed to have weapons

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Gunman who killed Hamilton girlfriend was not supposed to have weapons

- TRENTON >> Alleged girlfriend killer Daniel Torres Jr. made an initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon and pleaded not guilty to murder charges and weapons offenses. One of the charges against Torres suggests he has a prior criminal history from another jurisdiction or a history of being committed to a mental health institution. Torres, 38, of South Olden Avenue in Hamilton, is accused of shooting Jennifer Beer multiple times and killing her inside their township apartment early Sunday morning in a brutal act of domestic violence
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  • The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts
    The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts

    , chron.com

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local): The police force for Spain's Catalonia region says the five suspects shot and killed in the resort town of Cambrils were carrying bomb belts, which have been detonated by the force's bomb squad. Police earlier Friday morning had said five suspects had been killed in the town south of Barcelona during the police response to a terrorist attack in which five civilians and one police officer were wounded
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  • U.S. test-launches intercontinental ballistic missile from Calif. coast
    U.S. test-launches intercontinental ballistic missile from Calif. coast

    , desmoinesregister.com

    In an interview with NBC, Sen. Lindsey Graham said war with North Korea is likely if it continues to develop its missile program. Video provided by Newsy Newslook. The U.S. Air Force successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile from the California coast early Wednesday. The unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles, at 2:10 a
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  • The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts
    The Latest: Police: Suspects in Cambrils had bomb belts

    , chron.com

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Barcelona attack (all times local): The police force for Spain's Catalonia region says the five suspects shot and killed in the resort town of Cambrils were carrying bomb belts, which have been detonated by the force's bomb squad. Police earlier Friday morning had said five suspects had been killed in the town south of Barcelona during the police response to a terrorist attack in which five civilians and one police officer were wounded
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Nuclear

  • US: War would be 'horrific' but North Korea nukes 'unimaginable'
    US: War would be 'horrific' but North Korea nukes 'unimaginable'

    , abc3340.com

    BEIJING (AP) — A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on the United States is "unimaginable," the top U.S. military officer said Thursday in Beijing. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, told reporters that President Donald Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options and that's exactly what we're doing
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  • North Korea won’t give up nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles for negotiations
    North Korea won’t give up nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles for negotiations

    , ktva.com

    Alaska volcano sends up ash cloud; aircraft warning issued by Associated Press on Aug 07, 13:42 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – The Latest on the eruption of Alaska’s Bogoslof Volcano (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The Alaska Volcano Observatory says a volcano in the Aleutian Islands spewed ash for about three hours. An explosive eruption began at about 10 a.m. Monday Alaska time and continued until 1 p
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Chemical

  • Syria to facilitate chemical weapons team mission
    Syria to facilitate chemical weapons team mission

    , koat.com

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An international chemical weapons delegation will visit Syria in the coming days and Damascus will facilitate its mission to uncover who used chemical weapons in the country earlier this year, a Syrian official said Saturday. Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said the delegation of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and U.N. Joint Investigative Mechanism is scheduled to arrive in Syria within 10 days
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