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Global Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of A-bombing
Author: 0 Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of A-bombing

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, local residents and relatives of the victims attended the ceremony at the Nagasaki Peace Park to commemorate the anniversary of the atomic bombing. Many died immediately while others succumbed to injuries or radiation-related illnesses weeks, months and years later. Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue said the fear of another bomb attack is not in the distant future and urged nuclear states to abandon their weapons.

Global Korea releases imprisoned Canadian pastor on sick bail
Author: 0 Korea releases imprisoned Canadian pastor on sick bail

Warmbier arrived to the U.S.in a vegetative state and died six days after his release. North Korea had accused Lim, who served in one of the largest churches in Canada, of attempting to overthrow the regime. Lim's family has been urging the Canadian government to step up efforts to release him after US college student Otto Warmbier was released in a coma from North Korea in June following a 17-month detention and died days after a medical evacuation.

Author: 0 McCain questions Trump's threat to North Korea

The regime also slammed China and Russian Federation for joining the U.S.in passing the resolution. For many in the West, Kim's development of nuclear weapons is the work of a deranged dictator, an image reinforced by North Korea's bellicose messages.

Global Senator Roberts may not want to believe
Author: 0 Senator Roberts may not want to believe

Embattled One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts has added to confusion over his citizenship and eligibility for parliament, "admitting" for the first time he had been a United Kingdom citizen. Senator Roberts had previously asserted he was only ever an Australian citizen, but today told reporters he was a British citizen in an awkward Freudian slip.

Global SEBI bans trading on 331 'shell' cos
Author: 0 SEBI bans trading on 331 'shell' cos

They would not be allowed to transact in the security except to buy shares in the particular listed company until verification of credential is completed. Parsvnath Developers , J Kumar Infraprojects and Prakash Industries, the firms identified by Sebi as suspected shell companies, said they are not shell companies and the suspicion of the regulator is uncalled for.

Global KDA asks bank staff to learn Kannada in six months
Author: 0 KDA asks bank staff to learn Kannada in six months

The authority has also asked them to set up Kannada units at all their branches in the state, in line with Hindi units which exist for the implementation of the language. We can't ignore the fact that not paying due respects to the local language can lead to conflicts in future. Non-Kannadian staff should also learn Kannada within six months.

Global Chicago endangers itself with sanctuary status
Author: 0 Chicago endangers itself with sanctuary status

The Emanuel administration argued that the city, which has had its own hands-off immigration law on the books since 1985, would ultimately become less safe. In response to the lawsuit, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement, "To a degree perhaps unsurpassed by any other jurisdiction, the political leadership of Chicago has chosen deliberately and intentionally to adopt a policy that obstructs this country's lawful immigration system".

Author: 0 Guam residents nervous over N.Korea threat

The US-held Pacific island of Guam is now not in any danger, the island's governor, Eddie Baza Calvo, said in a statement Wednesday, following North Korea's statement on possible strikes on Guam . Guam is home to thousands of United States service personnel and key military bases. Here, a US F-16 flies along the island's coastline. Baek said the South Korean military authorities maintained a complete defense readiness in preparation for several possible situations, noting that it would ...

Author: 0 Gujarat RS polls: Congress, BJP battle over Patel reaches EC

Gohil refuted reports that the legislators would be flown to Delhi to meet the Congress president. Congress leader Ahmed Patel is returning to the Rajya Sabha Election from Gujarat for a fifth term, winning the third seat today in a bitterly fought election that became a massive prestige battle between the Congress and the BJP.

Global Trump launches its own
Author: 0 Trump launches its own "Real news" to counter the traditional media

In the clip, McEnancy touts Trump's record on the economy. In the minute and a half-long video, McEnany summarizes positive stories for Mr. Trump, including the positive economic data, the awarding of the Medal of Honor to a Vietnam war veteran, his endorsement of a Senate immigration bill named the RAISE act, which would limit the number of legal immigrants allowed into the US primarily through the use of a points-based system.

Author: 0 Gold up on rising US-North Korea tensions

According to the KCNA report, the U.S. military flew two B-1B bombers, which are based on the U.S. Anderson Air Force Base in Guam , Tuesday over the Korean Peninsula. Seoul's unification ministry spokesman Baek Tae-hyun told a press briefing that the authorities of South Korea and the United States were closely watching relevant moves in preparation for North Korea's "further provocation".

Author: 0 Pentagon Considering Airstrikes Against ISIS in the Philippines

Mr Duterte, speaking about his meetings with Mr Tillerson and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, said the discussions revolved "mostly" around terrorism , and that human rights came up "only in passing". " We have had a consistent CT [counterterror] presence in the Philippines for fifteen years now ", he said. Yet the Duterte administration has rejected all domestic and worldwide calls for accountability for these abuses, and instead has denied any government responsibility ...

Global Vietnam does not go gently into South China Sea code of conduct
Author: 0 Vietnam does not go gently into South China Sea code of conduct

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that the United Nations resolution on North Korea leaves no question in anyone's mind that there is a common view on the matter. "Continuing claims that are in conflict with other countries will demonstrate to all of us what kind of country China will be", he said. The contending states should clarify their claims peacefully in accordance with a 1982 maritime treaty and worldwide law, the trio said.

Global Carolina Panthers Preseason Preview: Houston Texans
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers Preseason Preview: Houston Texans

While he's entering his fourth year with the franchise, the former Rutgers and Pittsburgh QB has made just two starts and five appearances with the Texans, throwing for 588 yards, no touchdowns, and one interception. "It'll be good to take it out on someone else". The Texans will host the Patriots for joint practices next Tuesday and Wednesday. "Good operation of the offense", O'Brien said about what he wants to see from the offense.

Author: 0 Trump Touts News Report Based on Anonymous Sources

On Fox & Friends, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley refused to comment on a story on Fox News' home page about anti-ship cruise missiles in North Korea, saying the information reported was "classified" and it was a "shame" that it had appeared in the news.

Global New Terror Attack in Paris
Author: 0 New Terror Attack in Paris

The Mayor of the suburb Patrick Balkany claimed that "without any doubt" the incident was a "deliberate act" branding the attack an "an odious act of aggression". "[Police are] searching for a vehicle", the statement said. The soldiers were on a routine patrol of the area as part of Operation Sentinelle, launched after the Charlie Hebdo attack in January 2015, to protect civilians from terror attacks.

Global Two tonnes of ecstasy seized on route to Australia
Author: 0 Two tonnes of ecstasy seized on route to Australia

Search warrants were executed in the suburbs of Arncliffe, Bankstown, Bellevue Hill, Double Bay, Dover Heights, Enmore, Greystanes, Greenacre, Merrylands, Old Guildford, Parramatta, Punchbowl, South Hurstville, South Wentworthville, Sydney, Woolloomooloo, Rose Bay, Potts Point and Vaucluse.

Global Caracas Mayor jailed,UN denounces Human rights violations in Venezuela
Author: 0 Caracas Mayor jailed,UN denounces Human rights violations in Venezuela

London [U.K.], August 8: Caracas area mayor Ramon Muchacho has been removed and sent to 15 months of imprisonment by the venezuela 's pro-government Supreme Court amid massive protests against President Nicolas Maduro. Socialist Party leaders have said Ortega failed to help control opposition protests, which have left more than 125 people dead. The Supreme Court has used similar reasoning in the past to jail mayors of protest-convulsed municipalities.

Global IAF Strikes Two Hamas Terror Targets After Rocket Fired Into Southern Israel
Author: 0 IAF Strikes Two Hamas Terror Targets After Rocket Fired Into Southern Israel

COGAT, the Israeli agency that oversees civilian affairs in the occupied Palestinian territories, said it would allow in small numbers of businesspeople from annexed east Jerusalem looking to invest in the coastal territory. Over 11,100 others were also wounded in the war. Israel's Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) announced on Monday it will grant some Israeli Arabs from eastern Jerusalem special permission to enter the Gaza Strip for the goal of ...

Global Trump to return to NYC for second time since January, spokeswoman confirms
Author: 0 Trump to return to NYC for second time since January, spokeswoman confirms

I would tell you the people I see would say Donald Trump cares more about me, my family and my job and policies that affect me than any president I can remember". A poll last week from Quinnipiac University found that just 33 percent of voters overall approve of Trump's job performance, a new low. USA Today reports Trump's chief counsel John Dowd (photo), in an interview with the paper, said there is nothing improper about the communications.

Author: 0 Tillerson in Thailand to press junta on North Korea ties

Thailand, like Singapore and Malaysia, hosts a North Korean embassy. Tillerson is the highest level American diplomat to visit Thailand since a 2014 coup strained ties between the longtime friends and saw China cosy up to Bangkok with massive military sales and infrastructure deals.

Global Manhunt for escaped jail inmate ongoing
Author: 0 Manhunt for escaped jail inmate ongoing

Law enforcement had been searching for him and the U.S. Marshal's office had offered a $2,000 reward for information leading to his capture. "While this is not the outcome law enforcement had hoped for, law enforcement hopes the community can rest knowing this armed and risky individual is no longer a danger to the community".

Global Trump Endorses Strange in Heated Alabama Senate Race — WHOA
Author: 0 Trump Endorses Strange in Heated Alabama Senate Race — WHOA

As the countdown to Election Day continues, the Republican candidates are polishing off their pitches. Unusual says in a release, "Now, I'm privileged and honored to announce that President Trump has officially endorsed my campaign to represent the good people of Alabama in the Senate".

Author: 0 Scientists fear WH will bury federal climate change report

However, key positions involved in vetting the report , such as the presidential science adviser, have gone unfilled by Trump. By law, federal agencies must produce a combined Climate Science Special Report at least every five years. The latest report, however, debunks all of those ignorant assertions by the country's current leadership, warning that the warming trend both globally and in the United States is undeniable, and dire.

Global ASEAN foreign ministers endorse COC framework on South China Sea
Author: 0 ASEAN foreign ministers endorse COC framework on South China Sea

Manila: Southeast Asian nations were battling Sunday to find a compromise on how to deal with Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea , with Cambodia lobbying hard for Beijing, diplomats said. Analysts and some ASEAN diplomats worry that China's sudden support for negotiating a code of conduct is a ploy to buy time to further boost its military capability.

Global Police hunt for man charged with shooting officer to death
Author: 0 Police hunt for man charged with shooting officer to death

Local and state law enforcement officials started an expansive search in Clinton and elsewhere in Henry County for Mr. McCarthy, who was charged with murder. He also could have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or not in his right mind for some reason, but "it's hard to say unless we have him here to ask", Lowe said Tuesday afternoon.

Author: 0 Revenge of the Climate Scientists

Average land temperatures break new records each year - our planet's 10 hottest years in recorded history have all occurred since 1998. The report, final draft dated June 28, also goes against the Trump administration's assertion that human contribution to climate change is unknown, and that the ability in predicting its effects is sparse.

Global Militants release over 230 people taken hostage in northern Afghan village
Author: 0 Militants release over 230 people taken hostage in northern Afghan village

Mohammad Noor Rahmani, head of Sar-e-Pul's provincial council, said 44 of the 50 victims were believed to be civilians, with the ALP militia also suffering casualties. "Two hundred and thirty-five hostages have been released". The majority of those killed were Shiites. In the first half of the year 1,662 civilians were killed and 3,581 injured, according to United Nations figures.

Global Sonia Gandhi Expresses Concern Over Rise Of 'Self-Vigilantism', Defends Liberty
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi Expresses Concern Over Rise Of 'Self-Vigilantism', Defends Liberty

The CWC passed two resolutions on the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement and rededicated itself to uphold and defend the idea of India as envisioned by the leaders of the freedom movement. Led by Congress Party's women wing President Amita Bhushan, dozens of female Congress members chanted anti-BJP slogans and burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Boring Road Crossing.

Global Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria
Author: 0 Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria

According to reports , aside the deaths, 25 were injured and PMU commanders are reportedly among the dead. "US planes bombed fighters of the Seyid Suheda unit". Last November, the Iraqi parliament recognized Hashd al-Sha'abi as an official force with similar rights as those of the regular army. He said that the U.S.

Global North Korea nukes, missiles top concerns in Japan defense review
Author: 0 North Korea nukes, missiles top concerns in Japan defense review

According to a new US intelligence assessment reported by the Washington Post on Tuesday, North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturised nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold. to respond to tough United Nations sanctions imposed after its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches. U.S. military commanders have long planned on the assumption that North Korea has a warhead.

Global Iran's Rouhani presents new male-only cabinet
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani presents new male-only cabinet

He warned US President Donald Trump on Saturday that tearing up the accord, as Trump had promised during his election campaign, would be a political suicide. Ironically, the sole female minister since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution came under Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , Rouhani's hardline predecessor, whose health minister Marzieh Dastjerdi served between 2009 and 2013.

Author: 0 What Trump's freakout over his VP's ambition tells us

It's no secret that President Donald Trump dislikes the media . Trump was portrayed as having an nearly mythical bond with his supporters. President Trump took to Twitter on Monday morning to declare that his political base is "bigger & stronger than ever before" despite recent polling - which he branded "fake" - that shows a drop-off in support.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Reviews Report Linking Climate Change to Human Activity

A report now being developed by federal scientists warns of dire consequences from climate change , conflicting with public statements from officials in the Trump administration about the severity of rising greenhouse gas emissions. "Thousands of studies conducted by tens of thousands of scientists around the world have documented changes in surface, atmospheric, and oceanic temperatures; melting glaciers; disappearing snow cover; shrinking sea ice; rising sea level; and an increase in ...

Global British model not part of kidnap plot: Lawyer
Author: 0 British model not part of kidnap plot: Lawyer

The model - whose nascent career includes topless shoots for British tabloid newspapers - went to Milan on July 11 for a photo shoot at what her agent, Phil Green, said was "a recognized studio in the city center". "I feared for my life second by second, minute by minute, hour by hour". Herba told police that he cancelled the Paris job after he realized a group of Romanians meant to kidnap Ayling.

Global Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes Sichuan Province
Author: 0 Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes Sichuan Province

The affected region, Jiuzhaigou county , includes one of the country's most famous national parks, a Unesco World Heritage Site known for karst formations and lakes. "This felt even stronger". Sangey, a staff worker with the popular Jiuzhaigou tourist site, told Xinhua over telephone that some houses in the scenic spot collapsed and authorities are organising young people to help evacuate residents.

Author: 0 Korea's strategic force considers operations to strike near Guam with IRBM

State media in the rogue state made the terrifying revelation just hours after US President Donald Trump said any threats against America would be met with "fire and fury" . McMaster said President Trump has been very clear that the USA will not tolerate "North Korea being able to threaten the United States". The US flew two B1B bombers over the Korean peninsula on Monday, according to a spokesman with Pacific Air Forces.

Global Airbnb Is Booting Users It Thinks Are Attending An 'Alt-Right' Rally
Author: 0 Airbnb Is Booting Users It Thinks Are Attending An 'Alt-Right' Rally

Scheduled for Saturday from noon to 5 p.m., the event is to feature the League of the South, a neo-confederate group that advocates for succession from the USA; the National Socialist Movement , a neo-Nazi group whose core beliefs include "defending the rights of white people everywhere" and the "promotion of white separation;" the Traditionalist Worker Party; the Proud Boys, who label themselves a "fraternal organization of Western Chauvinists", and others who are sympathetic to the ...

Global Rauner defends school funding veto
Author: 0 Rauner defends school funding veto

Additionally, 356 teachers will be let go, with 240 at the elementary level and 116 in high schools. An additional 23-percent of teachers find work as substitutes. Principals were nonetheless expected to move forward with staff adjustments. According to the plan, 600 support staff positions will be eliminated, mostly in high schools.

Global Turkey warns new military moves in Syria imminent
Author: 0 Turkey warns new military moves in Syria imminent

Turkey views the YPG as a terrorist group and an extension of the PKK, which has been trying to set up its own Kurdish state within Turkey for decades. According to the Iranian Tasnim News Agency , the trilateral meeting will also address the agenda for future Astana talks. "Soon we will take new and important steps".

Global Video shows pink dolphin swimming in Louisiana
Author: 0 Video shows pink dolphin swimming in Louisiana

A rare dolphin named "Pinky" was spotted this weekend in a Louisiana ship channel. "My husband was driving the boat and one jumped 20 feet from our boat", Boudreaux said. Yes, pink dolphins do exist! There is another species of dolphin that is commonly known as a pink dolphin or a pink river dolphin: the Amazon river dolphin .

Global $350M Bel Air estate is the nation's most expensive listing
Author: 0 $350M Bel Air estate is the nation's most expensive listing

The home went on the market after Perenchio died in May at the age of 86. Chartwell was built in 1933 by architect Sumner Spaulding. While he lived there, he rented it out for the set of The Beverly Hillbillies . Over the past three decades, Perenchio added onto the property acre-by-acre through the purchase of at least four additional parcels costing tens of millions of dollars, according to property records.

Global Maratha Morcha in Mumbai: Roads to avoid, alternate routes to take
Author: 0 Maratha Morcha in Mumbai: Roads to avoid, alternate routes to take

Tomorrow, the morcha will begin at 11 am from the BMC's Jijamata Udyan and culminate at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai , the organisers said. Schools in suburban Mumbai will, however, remain open. At least five lakh people are expected to participate in the silent march to protest against the gangrape and murder of a 15-year-old in Koparde in 2016.

Global In reversal, Trump administration backs OH voter purge
Author: 0 In reversal, Trump administration backs OH voter purge

Democrats have accused Republicans of taking steps at the state level, including laws imposing new requirements on voters such as presenting certain types of government-issued identification, meant to suppress the vote of groups who generally favor Democratic candidates.

Global Authorities search for missing Lancaster County man
Author: 0 Authorities search for missing Lancaster County man

He weighs about 175 pounds, stands 5-feet, 10-inches tall. Baker is described as a white man with green eyes and gray or balding hair. He was last seen wearing navy blue overalls and driving a red 2005 Chevrolet pick-up truck.

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