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Global Trump Defends Comments On North Korea
Author: 0 Trump Defends Comments On North Korea

Yet on the same day, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis warned the North in Trump-like tones to "cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and destruction of its people". But not all Democrats were critical of the President. If carried out, it would be its most provocative missile launch to date. On Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for calm and dismissed the idea of an "imminent threat" from North Korea.

Global Charlotte Police-Fatal Shooting story
Author: 0 Charlotte Police-Fatal Shooting story

The Charlotte Citizens Review Board will reconvene Thursday in the case of CMPD officer Brentley Vinson, the officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott a year ago. The Citizens Review Board announced in June that it found a potential error in a decision by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department that the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott was justified.

Author: 0 As North plans missile launch, US, S. Korea ready war games

North Korea is responding to the president's statement saying it is seriously examining a plan to strike Guam with a ballistic missile. "There are many moods on Guam right now", Hartz says . Marines now stationed in Japan to the island between 2024 and 2028. "No I don't foresee that", he said. At Mosa's Joint, in Guam's capital Hagatna, Thursday happy hour lasts until 8 p.m.

Global Dokalam stand-off: USA calls for India-China dialogue
Author: 0 Dokalam stand-off: USA calls for India-China dialogue

Both the leaders are here to attend a meeting of foreign ministers from the countries of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), a grouping of countries in South Asia and South East Asia.

Global Achieving upper end of 6.75-7.5 per cent GDP hard: Economic Survey
Author: 0 Achieving upper end of 6.75-7.5 per cent GDP hard: Economic Survey

Subramanian also spoke about the newly implemented Goods & Services Tax and said it's an "astonishing feat of administration, politics and technology". Farm loan waiver could cut economy demand by up to 0.7% of GDP; State farm loan waivers could touch Rs 2.7 lakh crore. Speaking on government's demonetisation initiative previous year, he also mentioned that nearly "5.4 lakh new tax payers have been included post demonetisation".

Global Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m final after day of drama in London
Author: 0 Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m final after day of drama in London

Makwala and his Botswana team were then left in the dark by the IAAF over his ban from the 400m final at the World Athletics Championships on Tuesday. Following the race, she explained what had happened 24 hours earlier when she stumbled 15 metres from the line when comfortably leading the 400m final and dropped to fifth.

Global Up to 160 Applebee's and IHOPs to close
Author: 0 Up to 160 Applebee's and IHOPs to close

Glendale, Calif . -based DineEquity announced the closure plans along with its second-quarter fiscals results on Thursday, Aug. 10. State of Alaska Department of Revenue boosted its position in shares of DineEquity, Inc (NYSE: DIN ) by 80.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Global President Trump says opioid crisis not public health emergency
Author: 0 President Trump says opioid crisis not public health emergency

On Thursday , Trump said he was ordering up paperwork for such a declaration. "There's never been anything like what's happened to this country over the last 4 or 5 years". And in recent months the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the Food and Drug Administration, Congress, physician groups and the insurance industry have all taken institutional steps to address the crisis.

Global Stoneman gets England call as Jennings dropped
Author: 0 Stoneman gets England call as Jennings dropped

By the time England wrapped up a 3-1 series victory over South Africa in Joe Root's opening campaign as Test captain, there were few defenders of Jennings remaining. Paceman Chris Woakes has recovered fully from the side strain he suffered during the Champions Trophy and returned to the squad in place of Steven Finn.

Global Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Vice-President Dr Hamid Ansari
Author: 0 Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Vice-President Dr Hamid Ansari

The BJP has hit back, saying this was political propaganda. In his last interview on Wednesday, before demitting the office, Ansari had said that the Muslims in the country were experiencing a "feeling of unease". The thought was reciprocated by Azad, who recalled his long association of 38 years with Ansari and the latter's distinguished career as a diplomat.

Global Glasses cam shows moment SC police officer shot in neck
Author: 0 Glasses cam shows moment SC police officer shot in neck

Smith was responding to a call about a suspicious person after Charles Party Shop informed police a man was snatching groceries from people's hands, reported the State. At least two of the rounds were fired as he lay on the ground, officials said . "Shots fired!" Smith yells into his handheld radio, the high-definition image spinning as if the glasses were flung from the roof of a building.

Global 1 magnitude quake jolts parts of Luzon-Phivolcs
Author: 0 1 magnitude quake jolts parts of Luzon-Phivolcs

A magnitude 6.3 natural disaster has jolted the Philippines, including the capital, triggering panic among residents but no reports of damages or casualties. The country is located in the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where about 90 per cent of the world's earthquakes occur. Eight people also died and more than 250 were injured following a 6.5-magnitude quake outside the southern city of Surigao in February.

Author: 0 Tech companies leads broad slide in U.S. stocks; oil slumps

The utilities index, often seen as a bond proxy because of its companies' slow reliable growth and high dividends, was the only S&P sector that ended the day up, showing a 0.25 percent gain. Politics also lifted US defense stocks. Prices earlier rose to $1,282.40 an ounce, the highest since June 14. Markets had seen a tentative recovery in risk appetite in US and early Asian trading, but as the war of words resumed Asian stocks dropped back and London, Frankfurt and Paris all lost 0.5-1.2 ...

Global Crystal Palace will play Ipswich Town in Carabao Cup
Author: 0 Crystal Palace will play Ipswich Town in Carabao Cup

Seeded teams were picked out, followed by whether they would be at home or away and then finally, their opposition. For the second time running the draw was shrouded in confusion - it was not initially clear which team were drawn at home.

Global Google celebrates history of hip hop with doodle that lets you DJ
Author: 0 Google celebrates history of hip hop with doodle that lets you DJ

During the party, DJ Kool Herc chose to take songs and only play the instrumental parts - called breaks - instead of the entire tune. During these "breaks" his friend Coke La Rock hyped up the crowd with a microphone. "MTV Raps", and his creative crew was able to get the Brooklyn-born legend to narrate today's home-page viewers through a quick hip hop history, toward a tutorial of pulling tunes from the crate (from George Clinton to Betty Wright) and working the crossfader on the turntables.

Global Sunderland street rocked by huge explosion - air ambulance called
Author: 0 Sunderland street rocked by huge explosion - air ambulance called

There were unconfirmed reports of people being trapped under the rubble. Police, fire and ambulance services were at the scene, with a cordon put in place to keep members of the public away. One eyewitness said: "Big explosion at Rosslyn Avenue in Ryhope - a house has been completely levelled to the ground". "We have resources on scene dealing with the incident and will provide more updates later here".

Global Amid SP walkout, BMC makes Vande Mataram must in schools
Author: 0 Amid SP walkout, BMC makes Vande Mataram must in schools

A similar proposal was passed in 2004 in the BMC but it was not implemented. Yesterday, the BMC issued a notice making the singing of Vande Mataram compulsory in all BMC run schools. "That is why I opposed the proposal", Shaikh was quoted saying. However, in February 2017, the top court had said that the Indian Constitution does not have the concept of a national song.

Global Butler Professor's Insight On USA-North Korea
Author: 0 Butler Professor's Insight On USA-North Korea

The statement Tuesday night from the popular evangelical preacher who heads First Baptist Dallas comes on the heels of Trump's comments about continued nuclear threats from North Korea. Upright: "Not enough taxpayers exist at ... high incomes to solve the long-term budget deficit, much less finance new spending". Jeffress, of course, is free to believe what he wants about how to interpret the Bible, other faiths and the people who hold beliefs that differ from his own.

Global Many Guam Residents Aren't Worried About North Korea
Author: 0 Many Guam Residents Aren't Worried About North Korea

Guam , the United States territory and military base in the Pacific Ocean, is rarely on the tips of our tongues. Guam is about 2,100 miles southeast of Pyongyang, and 3,800 miles west of Honolulu. President William McKinley ordered Guam to be ruled by the U.S. Navy. Now, about 160,000 people live on Guam . Andersen Air Force Base hosts a Navy helicopter squadron and Air Force bombers that rotate to Guam from the USA mainland.

Global Former Gov. Mark White to lie in state at Capitol
Author: 0 Former Gov. Mark White to lie in state at Capitol

Before that he served terms as secretary of state and attorney general. White, 77, died Saturday at his Houston home. Speakers at White's funeral service in Houston will include former President George W. He had been battling kidney cancer. He will then be buried in a private ceremony at the Texas State Cemetery. The nation's 43rd president praised White as a good and decent man who "envisioned a Texas where all children were educated".

Author: 0 Wenger wants goal-a-game from top gun Lacazette

A sizeable number of Arsenal fans turned on the veteran boss midway through the campaign, with planes being flown over the Emirates and banners unfurled in the stands. This season will undoubtedly be tougher, though. However, Arsene Wenger's side ended up finishing fifth in the Premier League and will miss out on UEFA Champions League football this season.

Global Panicked commuters sprint from Oxford Circus station when smoke engulfs Tube
Author: 0 Panicked commuters sprint from Oxford Circus station when smoke engulfs Tube

It is not clear at this stage if the fire broke out on a Tube train or in the station itself. There were reports of panic on London Underground this morning after a series of carriages on the Bakerloo Line filled with smoke. He told Sun Online: "People were flooding out of the station". 'Police arrived around three mins later. One passenger wrote: " Just got evacuated from Oxford Circus as there was a train on fire on, I think, the Bakerloo line, so best to avoid the Bakerloo line ".

Global 'Prepare for attack': cruise passengers sent into lockdown
Author: 0 'Prepare for attack': cruise passengers sent into lockdown

Carolyn Jasinski, a media specialist and blogger, said the Sea Princess underwent nightly blackouts during a 10-day stretch through the Indian Ocean and Suez Canal, where the threat of pirates is higher than other areas. All passengers were required to take part in a compulsory "pirate drill", where they were told to return to their rooms so they could be counted by crew when an alarm sounded.

Global Sri Lanka foreign minister resigns over corruption charges
Author: 0 Sri Lanka foreign minister resigns over corruption charges

In 2015, Perpetual Treasuries Ltd, a subsidiary of a company owned by Aloysius, illegally purchased Central Bank bonds, which lost the state more than $1 billion. President Maithripala Sirisena's government has pledged to end the rampant corruption that affected the Indian Ocean island's previous government. Although Karunanayake has not been charged, opposition lawmakers had been calling for his resignation over conflict of interest and ethical issues.

Global Accused cop killer out of hospital, due in court Wednesday
Author: 0 Accused cop killer out of hospital, due in court Wednesday

Brown faces murder charges. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said his office will decide within about six weeks whether to pursue capital punishment or life in prison without parole for Jason D. Indianapolis police say the off-duty Southport officer was working security at IU Health Methodist Hospital when he spotted a robbery suspect in the parking lot about 11 a.m.

Global U.S. senator McCain proposes new 'strategy for success' in Afghanistan
Author: 0 U.S. senator McCain proposes new 'strategy for success' in Afghanistan

McCain does not specify how many troops would be necessary to "turn the tide", but he calls for an "enduring United States counterterrorism presence in Afghanistan ". "The thousands of Americans putting their lives on the line in Afghanistan deserve better from their commander-in-chief". McMaster has made a major policy review of America's long, failed war there his personal mission, according to the sources, and he pushed hard to get a new strategy that would include the relatively ...

Global North Korea risks 'destruction of its people', says defence secretary Mattis
Author: 0 North Korea risks 'destruction of its people', says defence secretary Mattis

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Trump's warning was "a strong message to North Korea in language that Kim Jong-un would understand, because he doesn't seem to understand diplomatic language". On Wednesday, Trump boasted about US nuclear capabilities. The South Carolina lawmaker - a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee - tells CBS' "This Morning" that war would be "horrific" and he believes "we're headed that way unless the world can stop North Korea".

Global South Korean President Criticized for 'Lax Attitude' on Nuclear Threat
Author: 0 South Korean President Criticized for 'Lax Attitude' on Nuclear Threat

Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros says officials there are confident "the U.S. Department of Defense is monitoring this situation very closely and is maintaining a condition of readiness". If you're still sounding out the name of the island (it's [gwahm], by the way) you might not know that not only is Guam an essential military base, but one of the most pro-LGBT hubs on American soil.

Global Venezuela's Maduro wants 'personal conversation' with Trump
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro wants 'personal conversation' with Trump

They added to previous USA sanctions on Maduro himself - a rare step against a sitting head of state - imposed just before the assembly was elected on July 30 in a vote marred by violence, fraud allegations and an opposition boycott. Sanctions were imposed by America on Maduro and on several members of the new assembly, which was elected last month amid allegations of fraud, deadly protests and an opposition boycott.

Global A few showers and storms will return for Thursday
Author: 0 A few showers and storms will return for Thursday

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2 a.m. Winds E/N around 5 miles per hour. It was another partly to mostly sunny, seasonably warm summer day in CT. Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Monday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. The bottom line is that this pattern will keep scattered storms with locally heavy downpours around from Saturday into early next week.

Global Trump says he was surprised by FBI's search of Manafort home
Author: 0 Trump says he was surprised by FBI's search of Manafort home

And all I say is work with them, because this is an event that never took place". This is part legal strategy so if authorities have busted Manafort on anything - or if he has already flipped on Trump - the president can say, Hey, he was barely a part of my operation, he wasn't there long enough to collude with Russian Federation in a way that made any difference to me.

Global BBCI: China transport: Deadly coach crash in road tunnel
Author: 0 BBCI: China transport: Deadly coach crash in road tunnel

Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun has ordered the authorities concerned to initiate a swift investigation into the accident, according to China Central Television. The country's frequently overcrowded long-distance buses are particularly prone to fatalities. The World Health Organization estimates that traffic accidents kill around 260 000 people in mainland China each year - a rate of 18.8 in every 100 000 people.

Global USA to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad
Author: 0 USA to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad

She had later tweeted: "Thank you, Prime Minister Modi, for inviting me to lead the USA delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this fall". Prime Minister Narendra Modi retweeted both Ivanka and Donald Trump's tweets. The government think tank, the NITI Aayog has been selected as the nodal agency to conduct the event.

Global Even North Korea thinks Trump golfs too much
Author: 0 Even North Korea thinks Trump golfs too much

China's ambassador to the United Nations, Liu Jieyi, said in July the United States and North Korea were the principal parties to peace and stability in the Korean peninsula, not China, CNN reported . "The DPRK must choose to stop isolating itself and stand down its pursuit of nuclear weapons", he explained in an official statement. In March 2016, Trump said that the "biggest problem, to me, in the world, is nuclear, and proliferation".

Global Trump pledges USA will beat opioid drug epidemic
Author: 0 Trump pledges USA will beat opioid drug epidemic

Opioid deaths have more than quadrupled since 1999, and there is no end in sight to the expanding crisis. During that same period, opioid related deaths in OH increased more than 21%. In fact, numerous recommendations exist as pending, bipartisan legislation in both chambers of Congress. But in an emergency, Section 1135 waivers could be granted for opioid addiction treatment, opening up more treatment options for the states.

Global The New York Times Botches a Climate-Change Story
Author: 0 The New York Times Botches a Climate-Change Story

It is unclear what effect the report will have on President Donald Trump's stance on climate change. The US President has repeatedly dismissed man-made climate change as "a Chinese hoax" and he sent shockwaves through the global community when he announced the US would withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

Global Federal Judge Dismissed Attorney General Ken Paxton's
Author: 0 Federal Judge Dismissed Attorney General Ken Paxton's "Sanctuary Cities" Lawsuit

According to the Austin American Statesman, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against the City of Austin and Travis County. The fate of the law now likely rests with a separate San Antonio court that's deciding whether or not to block the measure. "The health, safety, and welfare of Texans is not negotiable".

Global Vehicle crash: Woman reveals harrowing injuries after putting feet on dashboard
Author: 0 Vehicle crash: Woman reveals harrowing injuries after putting feet on dashboard

Her husband had repeatedly warned her it was unsafe, but she had always rubbished his opinions, telling him she'd always be able to get her legs down in time. Tatum has started a GoFundMe to help her continue to spread the word. "I keep telling everybody, you don't want this in life". "It could have done so much more damage", she said.

Author: 0 South Koreans ask: Crisis? What crisis?

The threat sparked alarm in Tokyo and Seoul, which called on Pyongyang to desist from sabre-rattling. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Japan's government considers North Korea's plans of a preemptive missile strike as a provocation .

Global Beachgoers watch migrant boat land on Spanish shore
Author: 0 Beachgoers watch migrant boat land on Spanish shore

Bathers on a southern Spanish beach watched in amazement when a large dinghy carrying as many as 20 African migrants came ashore in broad daylight before its occupants fled into the surrounding countryside. The voyage from Libya across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy remains the most popular route, 95,000 migrants have set sail this year, yet numbers are down compared with 2016, while sea arrivals to Spain from Morocco have more than doubled.

Global Trump Touts Achievements, Decries 'Fake News Suppression Polls' in Tweet
Author: 0 Trump Touts Achievements, Decries 'Fake News Suppression Polls' in Tweet

The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday over its continued missile tests that could slash the reclusive country's $3 billion annual export revenue by a third. This is mind-numbingly stupid. "On Fox Business Network, White House adviser Sebastian Gorka declared, "(North Korea) is a Lilliputian nation, if you compare it to our capabilities.

Global Betty Shelby Has Been Hired At The Rogers County Sheriff's Office
Author: 0 Betty Shelby Has Been Hired At The Rogers County Sheriff's Office

Shelby was sworn in as a reserve deputy at a news conference Thursday at the Rogers County Courthouse in Claremore. "It's not a rinky-dink little deal where you just put a badge on and act like a police officer", Walton said . Shelby was on patrol September 16, 2016, when she shot Crutcher as he stood with his hands up near his SUV in the middle of a Tulsa street. Following the swearing in, Shelby gave a brief statement saying she is happy to be a deputy and looks forward to fulfilling ...

Global SecDef: North Korea must join worldwide community, end pursuit of nukes
Author: 0 SecDef: North Korea must join worldwide community, end pursuit of nukes

North Korea should "cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and destruction of its people" Mattis said. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis . Mattis said that though the State Department is making efforts to resolve the threat using diplomatic means, allied militaries possess "robust defensive and offensive capabilities".

Global Mattis warns North Korea: aggression will mean the
Author: 0 Mattis warns North Korea: aggression will mean the "end"

North Korea "should cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people", Mattis said in an August 9 statement. He said the USA nuclear arsenal is the most powerful it's ever been under his leadership. After intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests of missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland were carried out by North Korea last week, the United Nations imposed its "most stringent" restrictions so far with the intention of ...

Global Brouhaha grows over 35A: Opposition warns Mehbooba of 'serious consequences'
Author: 0 Brouhaha grows over 35A: Opposition warns Mehbooba of 'serious consequences'

The BJP had condemned Mehbooba's remarks, which the state unit of the party evening saying that Article 35A is "not a sacred cow that can not be touched". "I am also calling an all-party meeting soon". With Kashmir on the edge, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti is likely to call on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital later today amid fears that the Article 35 A might be struck down by the Apex court.

Global Florida shuts day care where 3-year-old died
Author: 0 Florida shuts day care where 3-year-old died

St. Charles failed to verify that every child had gotten out of the van, skipped a required head count, and left Myles Hill inside a van with temperatures that reached more than 140 degrees, according to an arrest affidavit. Little Miracles Academy "was previously cited for not keeping proper paperwork", Carroll said. Based on the tragic circumstances of this case, both facilities have now been shut down.

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