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AP NEWS 2017-08-12
08-14-2017, 11:45 PM
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AP NEWS 2017-08-12

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This is AP News Minute.

President Donald Trump is ratcheting up the rhetoric against North Korea, telling the country "to get their act together" or it will "be in trouble like few nations have ever been". Trump said what North Korea has been doing "is a tragedy that can't be allowed".

The governor of Louisiana has declared a state of emergency for New Orleans due to persistent flooding and a malfunction in the city's water-pumping system.

Pop star Tailor Swift took the standard Thursday and testified that former radio DJ David Mueller reached under her skirt and intentionally groped her during a celebrity meet-and-greet before a concert in Denver in 2013. Swift testified she didn't say anything to the former DJ at the time because she didn't want to cancel the event and disappoint her fans.

A ten-year-old Afghan boy with big artistic dreams is gaining international fame and helping the less fortunate too. He creates portraits of famous figures he sees online. He's been nicknamed "little Picasso." He is using this exhibition to raise money for a Serbian boy who is been treated for a brain tumor.

Ned Barker, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.
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