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North Korea rejects proposals to slash nuclear arsenal: A.M. News Links

August 9, 2018

North Korea rejects proposals to slash nuclear arsenal: A.M. News Links

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North Korea rejects repeated US proposal to slash nuclear arsenal: report (The Hill)

Nunes on leaked audio: Rosenstein hasn’t been impeached because of ‘timing’ (USA Today)

IRS agent testifies Manafort failed to report $16.5M in taxable income (The Hill)

Omarosa secretly recorded Trump and played the audio for people, sources say (Daily Beast)

WH pushes back after Rand Paul suggests Trump asked him to deliver letter to Putin (Fox News)

Congressman Chris Collins says insider trading charges are ‘meritless,’ refuses to give up election bid (USA Today)

National news

‘Nothing bodes well’: Lackluster election results spark debate over Trump’s midterm role (Washington Post)

Missouri prosecutor who didn’t charge officer in Michael Brown killing appears to be ousted in primary (CNN)

Detroit’s Rashida Tlaib poised to become first Muslim woman in Congress (NPR)

Russians have penetrated some Florida voter registration systems, Sen. Bill Nelson says (Miami Herald)

WV House committee approves 14 articles of impeachment against justices (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

California’s largest wildfire tops 300,000 acres; containment remains at 47 percent (USA Today)

ICE raids a dozen businesses in Nebraska, Minnesota in vast tax fraud investigation (The Hill)

Florida authorities release interrogation video of Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz (Associated Press)

State of emergency declared in Charlottesville for ‘Unite the Right’ anniversary (CNN)

New Mexico compound suspects were training children for school shootings, prosecutors say (CNN)

Brock Turner loses appeal of his conviction in Stanford sexual assault case (San Francisco Chronicle)

Father of infant found dead in East River detained in Thailand, suspected of killing baby in Bronx apartment (New York Daily News)

Florida cows thwart carjacking suspect, herd her straight toward police (Fox News)

World news

Indonesia quake: Survivors wait for aid as families mourn 347 killed (CNN)

China to ignore Trump sanctions, continue doing business with Iran (The Hill)

Skripal attack: Russia faces U.S. sanctions over Novichok use (BBC)

No sign of breakthrough as Turkey delegation holds talks in Washington (Reuters)

Israel and Hamas exchange fire in sudden Gaza escalation (CNN)

Saudi Arabia reassures Canada on oil supplies as dispute drags on (Reuters)

Australia’s most populous state now entirely in drought (Associated Press)

Argentina’s senate rejects contentious abortion bill (Al Jazeera)

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