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Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself

Media playback is unsupported on your device US President Donald Trump has told the UN General Assembly that America would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies. In his debut speech, he mocked North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, saying: “Rocket man is on a suicide mission.” North Korea has tested nuclear bombs and missiles in defiance of the UN. Just before Mr Trump spoke, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres had urged statesmanship, saying: “We must not sleepwalk our way into war.” The American leader also attacked ...

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Half-Life’s Lead Writer Shares Details on How Episode III Would Have Ended

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s been just shy of a decade since Valve released Half Life 2: Episode 2. Gamers have slowly come to grips with the fact that Valve is never going to make a Half-Life 3, any more than it’s going to make a Left For Dead 3, or well, pretty much any other AAA game of note. Valve is a publisher, not a developer, and it’s focused on esports like DOTA 2. Not a great situation. ...

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Half-Life’s Lead Writer Shares Details on How Episode III Would Have Ended

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It’s been just shy of a decade since Valve released Half Life 2: Episode 2. Gamers have slowly come to grips with the fact that Valve is never going to make a Half-Life 3, any more than it’s going to make a Left For Dead 3, or well, pretty much any other AAA game of note. Valve is a publisher, not a developer, and it’s focused on esports like DOTA 2. Not a great situation. ...

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World leaders asked how UK would 'get round' Brexit, says Hague

Business leaders and politicians asked former Foreign Secretary William Hague how the UK would “get round” the EU referendum result, he has revealed. In the Daily Telegraph, Lord Hague said he was asked the question “for months… everywhere I went abroad”. He said he explained to them that “this really is a democracy”. Lord Hague also backed a “transitional” withdrawal from the EU – as proposed by Chancellor Philip Hammond – saying it had “immense attractions”. ‘Message got through’ Lord Hague – who campaigned to remain in the EU – ...

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Who would say no? Dealing for the best aces at the deadline

8:00 AM ET It seems that every playoff contender wants pitching help as the trade deadline approaches. Pitching has been bad this season. Across the majors, teams are scoring 4.67 runs per game, six-tenths of a run more per game than in 2014 and the highest mark since 2007. A few years ago, everyone wanted hitting; now, everyone wants pitching. The three best starting pitchers in trade rumors are Yu Darvish, Justin Verlander and Sonny Gray. Those are pretty seductive names, three pitchers who have the talent to make a ...

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Europe to U.S.: Your new Russia sanctions would hurt us too

Congress reaches Russia sanctions deal Europe is fighting mad over the possibility of new U.S. sanctions targeting Russia. The headlines read as if Brussels and Washington are breaking up after years of coordinated efforts to punish Moscow over the annexation of Crimea. The rift is so severe that the European Commission, which feels its economic interests are under threat, has even hinted at retaliation if Congress moves forward without addressing its concerns. Here’s what’s going on: This is a diplomatic spat that boils down mostly to one issue: Natural gas. ...

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32 million more people would be uninsured under new Senate Obamacare repeal bill

Trump: Let Obamacare fail, it will be easier A new Senate bill to repeal Obamacare would leave 32 million more people uninsured by 2026 than under current law, according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis released Wednesday. Even more stunning, three-quarters of the nation would live in areas with no insurers participating in the individual market by 2026 — leaving many without an option if they do not have employer-provided or government health insurance, such as Medicare or Medicaid. Also, premiums would about double by 2026, compared to current law. ...

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How top MMA trainers would prepare Conor McGregor for Floyd Mayweather

10:41 AM ET When it comes to Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor, there is no shortage of topics to discuss. Every Instagram post is a headline. And you can bet all these different angles of coverage will tirelessly seek out your eyeballs between now and the night of the fight. Today, we’re talking about the fight itself. Specifically, how a very good mixed martial artist can approach the task of fighting a world-class boxer in his own arena. What can McGregor do, if anything, to even the playing field? What ...

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Cuban: Mavs would not be rebuilding in East

6:09 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban cited the dominance of the Golden State Warriors and depth of the Western Conference as reasons for the direction of his franchise. “We’re rebuilding. Right?” Cuban said during the ESPN broadcast of the Mavs’ 88-77 win Sunday over the Phoenix Suns in the Las Vegas Summer League. “There’s no question about it. If we were in the East, we would not be rebuilding. We’d be handling things completely different. I think I’m going to kidnap [commissioner] Adam Silver and ...

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