Global North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security - Mattis
Author: 0 North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security - Mattis

In 2012 and 2013, North Korea conducted a total of eight missile tests, the expert said. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Wednesday said it does not rule out military means to realize national reunification if South Korea insists in keeping ideological confrontation with Pyongyang.

Global War is no solution, says Salman Khan on Indo-Pak tension
Author: 0 War is no solution, says Salman Khan on Indo-Pak tension

They have to spend entire life without them... Talking about Tubelight , the film is produced by Salma Khan & Salman Khan and directed by Kabir Khan . Salman spoke after his brother and co-star, Sohail Khan said that dialogue is the only solution. When you can discuss the conflict across the table, why go to war? It's a negative emotion.

Author: 0 Firefighters battle massive blaze in London high-rise

Hundreds of frantic firefighters are battling a blaze that is tearing through Grenfell Tower , a 24-storey residential block in the north Kensington area. A long-time neighbour to the block, who saw the destruction unfold, said she at first feared terrorists were responsible. Metropolitan Police addressed a crowd at 4.14am (1.14pm AEST), yelling at them: "Listen to me ...

Author: 0 Georgia manhunt: Authorities identify 2 slain prison guards

Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles said in an email that multiple agencies have contributed to this sum. That tweet also states the reward is expected to increase. Police are now searching for Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose . The manhunt is ongoing, and Putnam Sheriff Howard Sills told the outlet they are not sure where the escapees have gone.

Global London tower block fire claims lives
Author: 0 London tower block fire claims lives

The inferno continues to ravage the 27-story Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road in Kensington even though more than 200 firefighters have been sent from several different areas across London , like Paddington and Hammersmith, to extinguish the flames.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate on Russia

I appreciate the Committee's critically important efforts to investigate Russian interference with our democratic process. As this meeting ended, the feeling on Capitol Hill started to spread that the Russian Federation investigation could still lead anywhere.

Author: 0 Trump calls former FBI Director James Comey's actions 'cowardly' in tweet

Attention in Washington has turned to whether Trump might seek to fire Mueller, the former FBI director named last month by the Justice Department to head the federal probe into the Russian Federation issue. "Yes", Comey said, "it rings in my ear as kind of, 'Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?'" He branded the president a liar and said Trump urged him to abandon the investigation into the former national security adviser Michael Flynn, an allegation Trump has denied.

Author: 0 EU door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May

They exchanged warm greetings on the steps of the Palace, before later attending an England-France worldwide friendly at the Stade de France, with a minute's silence to commemorate those killed in the Manchester and London attacks. "I do respect that", and added that he wants the negotiations to be led and coordinated by a European mission. As part of this plan, social media companies will be pressed to do more.

Author: 0 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russian Federation allegations'

At a separate hearing Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein declared he'd seen no basis for dismissing Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director he appointed as special counsel after Sessions' recusal. Franken said that the Trump campaign and the administration have "collective amnesia" when it comes to meeting Russians, and they don't act like people who have nothing to hide.

Author: 0 British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

Asked if she is now just a caretaker leader, May noted that "I said during the election campaign that if elected I would intend to serve a full term". "On economic issues, like pretty much all Northern Irish parties, they want to have their cake and eat it", he said. May, who earlier chaired a two-hour cabinet meeting, reportedly told the committee, a group of backbench MPs, that the DUP would not have a "veto" on the government's agenda, and there would be no watering down of equalities ...

Author: 0 5 things we learned at Jeff Sessions' hearing

Sessions said during the hearing that it would be "inappropriate" for him to discuss details of private conversations with President Donald Trump . In addition to the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation on Russia, special counsel Robert Mueller is leading an independent inquiry into Russia's election meddling and potential links between Russians and the Trump campaign.

Global United States using N Korea issue as pretext for THAAD deployment
Author: 0 United States using N Korea issue as pretext for THAAD deployment

The strategic rocket force of the North Korean army, two trading firms and the Koryo Bank, linked to a party office that manages Kim's finances, were also hit by an assets freeze. Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada later said she placed "full trust" in the United States, a sentiment echoed by Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne.

Global North Korea has Drones Monitor THAAD
Author: 0 North Korea has Drones Monitor THAAD

The drone was suspected to be from North Korea, the official added. The shocking proposal is the latest attempt from Mr Moon to improve ties, which have become increasingly strained over the North's threats of missile attacks on its southern neighbour .

Author: 0 Melania, Barron Trump move into White House

Melania and the couple's 11-year-old son had stayed behind in NY so Barron could finish the school year. Before reaching the capital Melania and Barron descended the steps of Air Force One alongside President Trump at Joint Base Andrews, with the youngster - decked in a tee-shirt that read "The Expert" - playing with a fidget spinner.

Author: 0 Fire engulfs 27-storey apartment tower in London

The London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire is still unknown. Residents said it appeared to start in an apartment on a lower floor and spread upward quickly. " This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances ", he said. George Clarke, an architect and television personality, who said he was 100 yards away, told the BBC: "I'm getting covered in ash".

Global Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan

The Pentagon is now conducting a broader military review involving both Afghanistan and Pakistan, so a decision on exactly how many additional troops might not come for several more weeks, defense officials have said in recent days. The broader regional United States strategy for Afghanistan remains unclear. Mattis said Monday he expects to soon submit recommendations to Trump on how to move forward in Afghanistan.

Global AG Sessions to Testify Publicly
Author: 0 AG Sessions to Testify Publicly

Trump's decision to fire Comey, a move recommended by Sessions despite having already recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, prompted critics to charge that the president was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation. The Justice Department has denied that, saying Sessions stressed to Comey the need to be careful about following appropriate policies. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'" Trump tweeted on Sunday.

Global Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains

Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble of calling snap polls spectacularly backfired today with the British electorate delivering a hung Parliament and forcing her to seek the support of a small Northern Irish party for staying in power, as the country braces for hard Brexit talks.

Global United States breaks with G7 on climate, development banks - statement
Author: 0 United States breaks with G7 on climate, development banks - statement

A two-day ministerial meeting of the Group of Seven (G7) nations ended in the northern Italian city of Bologna on Monday, confirming the split between the United States and its six major allies on climate change . "And we're going to persuade other states and do everything we can to get the whole United States of America fully supporting all the efforts needed to decarbonise America's economy - and, in fact, the world's economy".

Global UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on
Author: 0 UK's May faces calls to soften Brexit as political limbo drags on

Conservative former Prime Minister Sir John Major , who was crucial in bringing peace to Northern Ireland, has raised concerns about the impact of a Tory deal with the DUP. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn turned Mrs May's election slogans against her, claiming a link-up between the Tories and DUP would be a "coalition of chaos".

Global UK's May cracks joke about election disaster
Author: 0 UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought Monday to rally lawmakers from her Conservative Party behind her leadership amid doubts over her ability to remain in power following last week's disastrous election result. Major said he feared the pact could undermine the fragile Northern Ireland peace process, which he was instrumental in brokering in its early days.

Author: 0 30 people taken to London hospitals after fire

Forty fire engines rushed to the 24-storey Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate, north Kensington, shortly after 1.15am. Trapped residents scream for help and hurl themselves from windows, as the huge inferno leaves at least one feared dead, APA reported citing Mail Online.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Rosenstein said there was no detailed document under questioning from Sen. "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job.", he said. UNIDENTIFIED REPORTER: Should Robert Mueller be fired? Rosenstein added, "Director Mueller is going to have the full degree of independence he needs to conduct the investigation appropriately", adding that he hadn't communicated with Mueller since he was appointed as special counsel role.

Global Qatar edge South Korea to keep 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes alive
Author: 0 Qatar edge South Korea to keep 2018 FIFA World Cup hopes alive

And a similar thing can be observed in their qualifier against South Korea . World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar beat South Korea 3-2 on Tuesday to keep their hopes alive of reaching next year's finals in Russian Federation. " I have to say this is not my decision, we have to wait and see ", he said. Al-Haydos took the resulting free-kick from 20 yards, scoring with a fine finish before running to the touchline to hold up a T-shirt of the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to the crowd.

Global The charges against Bill Cosby, and sentences they carry
Author: 0 The charges against Bill Cosby, and sentences they carry

The jury went straight to the heart of the case with its first question Monday night. Jurors began deliberating at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial on Monday, after a weeklong proceeding in Pennsylvania that saw prosecutors and defense lawyers paint starkly different portraits of the once-beloved comedian.

Global Aspirin increases bleeding risk in older stroke patients
Author: 0 Aspirin increases bleeding risk in older stroke patients

The pills are routinely prescribed to high-risk patients who have had a heart attack or stroke. But our new study gives us a much clearer understanding of the size of the increased risk and of the severity and consequences of bleeds. "Our findings raise questions about the balance of risk and benefit of long-term daily aspirin use in people aged 75 or over if a proton-pump inhibitor is not co-prescribed".

Global US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation
Author: 0 US Attorney General calls Russian Federation collusion accusation "detestable lie"

Richard Burr, R-N.C., said he would control the hearing and the witness should be allowed to answer questions. Ron Wyden chose to stop tiptoeing around the hard facts. "I am not stonewalling", Sessions replied. Sessions added that, "to suggest that a recusal from a single specific investigation" would render him unable to manage the leadership of the FBI would be "absurd".

Author: 0 US Defence Secretary authorised to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told Mattis that the USA has an urgent need for "a change in strategy, and an increase in resources if we are to turn the situation around". "But that in no way does that relieve me of the need to deliver that strategy to you", he added. Neither the White House nor the Pentagon confirmed the news.

Global North Korea releases jailed United States university student
Author: 0 North Korea releases jailed United States university student

The Warmbiers were told that their son had come down with botulism after his trial and he never woke up from a sleeping pill he was given. The report said he had been a coma for more than a year, since shortly after his last public appearance at his trial in Pyongyang in March 2016.

Global House passes Tester's VA accountability act
Author: 0 House passes Tester's VA accountability act

During the presidential campaign, Trump promised to fire VA employees "who let our veterans down", describing the government's second-largest agency and its more than 350,000 employees as "the most corrupt" and "incompetent". The measure is expected to be enacted into law this week, more than three years after the 2014 scandal at the Phoenix VA medical center where dozens of veterans died while waiting for care.

Author: 0 Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

White House spokesman Sean Spicer declined to say if he thought Sessions should refrain from revealing his conversations with the president, saying it "depends on the scope of the questions". And he added that he discussed the need for a "fresh start" at the Federal Bureau of Investigation with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before either of the men were confirmed to their posts .

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe

Sessions' June 13 testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee was the latest in a series of dramatic congressional hearings that have gripped Washington for weeks now and helped hobble President Donald Trump's administration. In response to accusations that he misled the Senate Judiciary Committee in response to a question asked by U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN). He said "not one thing that was improper" occurred during two meetings he had with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, ...

Author: 0 US college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

Tuesday at an airport in Cincinnati where he was to be taken to a hospital. Following a brief trial broadcast by North Korean state television, Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years in prison and hard labor. In rare high-level contacts, Yun met senior North Korean officials in Oslo in May, where it was agreed Swedish officials in Pyongyang, who handle US consular affairs there, would be allowed to see all four American detainees, a State Department official said.

Author: 0 Trump criticizes latest court ruling against travel ban

As he has done on prior occasions , Trump early on Tuesday again blasted the 9th Circuit for ruling against him "at such a risky time in the history of our country" - and nodded to the pending Supreme Court showdown by using the shorthand "S.C".

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions Testifying in Russia Probe Hearing

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Mr Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. The FBI is the investigative team. He also said that since his recusal, "I have no knowledge about this investigation" beyond media reports . "Well, I am unable to answer the questions", Sessions said.

Author: 0 UK's May isolated ahead of Brexit talks as key aides quit

This is the first time since the 1990s that Britain has a minority government , in which the governing party can not get measures though Parliament without outside support. The shocking election result has caused great embarrassment to Mrs May, who called a snap election in April believing she could wipe out her opposition and gain greater control in the House of Commons .

Author: 0 Sessions rejects hint of collusion with Russian Federation as 'detestable lie'

However, he said this was not a case of claiming "executive privilege" but rather in line with confidentiality over debates within the justice department. Sessions defended his role in Trump's decision to fire Comey firing in early May. But under questioning, Sessions acknowledged that Trump's campaign foreign policy advisers "never functioned as a coherent team" and there were members of that group he never met.

Author: 0 I'm here as long as you want me, May says

He said there was no appetite among the public for a leadership contest which could plunge the party into a fresh general election. The talks with the DUP follow her apology to Conservative rank-and-file lawmakers in a meeting for the party's poor election result.

Author: 0 7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions testimony

Kamala Harris (D-CA) during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday over Russia's interference in the 2016 election. The FBI is part of the Justice Department that Sessions heads. hotel during Trump's first foreign policy speech. Cotton asked, referring to the hacking of the Democratic National Committee email accounts. "There's one meeting we don't know about and people would like to know about it", said Democratic Senator Joe Manchin III.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

Sessions argued that recusing himself from a specific investigation didn't preclude him from overseeing the management of the FBI . Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Michael Bradley's Goal For USA Vs. Mexico Was Simply Stunning

However, it took Mexico only 15 minutes to to equalise, as Carlos Vela finished off a counterattack with a fine finish. Following two dismal draws against Jamaica and Honduras , El Tri earned a third in a row through a 0-0 result with the United States at the Estadio Azteca .

Author: 0 Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

He says Comey's decision to announce the results of the investigation without Justice Department approval was "a stunning development" because "the FBI is the investigative team". On Jan. 10, Sessions asserted during his confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russian officials during the presidential race. But Sessions later conceded it was "conceivable" that he had a conversation with Kislyak at the Mayflower, but it involved "nothing improper".

Global European Union chiefs warn there is 'no time to lose' over Brexit talks
Author: 0 European Union chiefs warn there is 'no time to lose' over Brexit talks

We want to do it quickly, respecting the calendar. "I do hope that the result of the election will have no major impact on the negotiations we are desperately waiting for". She said talks with Britain on its withdrawal from what will now be the 27-member European Union would start "in the coming days". The former liberal Belgian premier, Guy Verhofstadt who is the EUs Brexit representative, said: " Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even ...

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