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How North Korea is ‘posturing’ with missile testing amid stalled nuclear talks

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North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles Tuesday, marking its second such launch within a week. The action comes as talks between the U.S. and North Korea are at a standstill, with no visible progress since a June promise to restart the stalled dialogue. Nick Schifrin asks Gen. Vincent Brooks about what the recent missile testing means for nuclear talks between the two nations.
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More than 40 hurt after water park wave machine malfunctions

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Forty-four people were hurt when a water park wave machine in China malfunctioned, launching a tsunami-sized wave. Several swimmers were launched out of the pool and onto the pavement. The water park was closed and an investigation is underway.
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How scientists are harvesting fog to secure the world’s water supply

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The global water supply is constantly and increasingly threatened by climate change, overconsumption and poor management, among other forces. In an effort to bolster it, scientists around the world are leveraging familiar scientific principles with modern technology to capture water from the moisture in fog.
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Biggest Issue of Trade Talks Is Enforcement of Commitments, Says Paulson Institute’s Lehr

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Aug.01 — Deborah Lehr, vice chairman and executive director at Paulson Institute, discusses the U.S.-China trade negotiations, the biggest sticking point of the talks, if the Chinese should wait until after the election, the Chinese negotiators and agricultural purchases by China. Bloomberg Markets: Asia – video.


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US-China Review Commission holds hearing on biotech reliance

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US-China Economic & Security Review Commission holds hearing on “Exploring the Growing US Reliance on China’s Biotech and Pharmaceutical Products.”
The US Department of Defense and pharmaceutical experts will testify. The hearing comes 2 months after Fox News reported on the national security concerns raised by America’s dependence on China for active ingredients found in all medicines.
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