Trump ‘disappointed’ with China after North Korea missile test – BBC News

US President Donald Trump says he is “very disappointed” with China for not doing enough to stop North Korea’s weapons programme. Writing on Twitter, he said he would not allow China to “do nothing” about the reclusive state. His comments came a day after Pyongyang test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a month. It later claimed the test proved that the entire US was within striking range of its weaponry. On Saturday, two US B-1 bombers conducted exercises over the Korean peninsula with South Korean and Japanese planes.…

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Kenya elections: Media manipulations – The Listening Post

As Kenyans head to the polls in what is expected to be a tightly contested election, we look at the media coverage around the incumbent president, Uhuru Kenyatta and his old rival Raila Odinga. When Kenyatta and Odinga faced each other back in 2013, it was thought the innovative use of social media was key for a Kenyatta win. However, this time round, Kenya is facing a different kind of phenomenon. The emergence of fake news stories circulating online, and the speed with which these stories are spreading, is causing…

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Waste piles up in city amid bin strike – BBC News

Bags of rubbish are piling up in the streets of Birmingham as bin collectors are on strike. Hundreds of thousands of people are affected and collections have been disrupted for weeks. This pile of waste was outside Abbas Hussain’s estate agents in Stratford Road, Sparkhill, and he said it was affecting his business. “My customers… all of them are complaining every single day, we can’t come to your place, it’s quite stinky.” Refuse workers are set to strike until 1 September. From Friday, striking workers increased their industrial action from…

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Damian Lillard Was Taken Out of Context and Draymond Green Bought It

SUBSCRIBE to TYTSPORTS for more free sports news and content! ► https://www.youtube.com/tytsports A story circulated on Thursday that if the Portland Trail Blazers traded for Carmelo Anthony, Damian Lillard would wish the Warriors “good luck”, as to say that they would be the best team in the West. The problem here is, Damian Lillard did not say that. What Lillard was referring to was an offense centered around four talented scorers in McCollum, himself, Nurkic and Melo and how that would be difficult to guard no matter what team you…

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