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Global Time to say bye to Article 370, 35A: BJP
Author: 0 Time to say bye to Article 370, 35A: BJP

The assurance given by the Prime Minister can not be taken seriously. Rasheed has accused "her of being apologetic, untruthful and unrealistic during her meeting with PM Narinder Modi". Mehbooba Mufti, during her meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Modi, is learnt to have stressed the need to strongly defend Article 35 (A), now challenged by an NGO in the Supreme Court under a writ petition, so that the situation in Kashmir is not disturbed.

Global Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street
Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Stocks drift lower on Wall Street

The index had its biggest drop since mid-May a day earlier. The Nasdaq composite lost 20 points, or 0.3 percent, to 6,349. Dow e-minis were down 54 points, or 0.25 percent, with 25,272 contracts changing hands. Traders sold off financial stocks amid speculation that the Fed will decide to hold off on raising interest rates next month. Oil stocks were feeling the additional weight of lower oil prices, which were down about 1%.

Global China protests U.S. warship approaching Meiji reef
Author: 0 China protests U.S. warship approaching Meiji reef

The United States and its regional allies have accused Beijing of inflaming tensions in the South China Sea by expanding islands and reefs into military installations, refusing multilateral negotiations over overlapping territorial claims and spurning a ruling a year ago from an global tribunal that rejected the legality of China's claims to much of the sea.

Global Trump says he won't 'rule out a military option' in Venezuela
Author: 0 Trump says he won't 'rule out a military option' in Venezuela

US President Donald Trump has threatened a military intervention in Venezuela , a surprise escalation in Washington's response to the country's political crisis. Despite expressing his desire for a strong relationship with the United States on Thursday, Maduro used substantial parts of his three-hour-plus speech lambasting the "imperialist" U.S.

Global South Korea tells North Korea to stop issuing threats
Author: 0 South Korea tells North Korea to stop issuing threats

The two leaders also reiterated a commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. " North Korea has always threatened other countries. The tourist district , Tumon, is located between the two military bases. "The units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the Far East, including air defense battalions, are serving in normal mode".

Author: 0 What you need to know about the total solar eclipse

What time is the solar eclipse? The next eclipse that will put the Golden Triangle, and much of north MS, in the path of totality will happen on August 12, 2045. Originating in the wide open North Pacific and ending in the Atlantic well short of Africa, the eclipse path will cover 8,600 miles from end to end. In addition, that evening at 9:00 p.m.

Global Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless'
Author: 0 Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless'

The late July election of 545-member legislative superbody, called the constituent assembly and stacked with Maduro allies, drew global condemnation for usurping the authority of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress. Ben Sasse , a senator from Nebraska and a member of the Senate Armed Service Committee, criticized the new position of the President on the Venezuelan crisis.

Global What Chairman Mao can teach the world about North Korea
Author: 0 What Chairman Mao can teach the world about North Korea

Of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Mr Trump added: "He's been pushing the world around for a long time". "Was this statement signed off on by anyone?" It comes after Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" as well as tweeting that the U.S.

Author: 0 Blackburn: Charlottesville Riot Violence Has 'No Place in Civil Society'

Robert E. Lee. Police said they had the driver of the auto in custody, identifying him later Saturday as James Alex Fields Jr., 20, of Ohio. In May, a torch-wielding group that included prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer gathered around the statue for a nighttime protest, and in July, about 50 members of a North Carolina-based KKK group travelled there for a rally, where they were met by hundreds of counter-protesters.

Global Trump makes false claims about United States nuclear arsenal
Author: 0 Trump makes false claims about United States nuclear arsenal

The now deceased lawyer, who advised both the United States and Iranian governments during the 1981 hostage crisis, wrote of the nuclear codes: "My suggestion was quite simple: Put that needed code number in a little capsule, and then implant that capsule right next to the heart of a volunteer".

Global Charlottesville car crash suspect ID'd as 20-year-old Ohio man
Author: 0 Charlottesville car crash suspect ID'd as 20-year-old Ohio man

Authorities have identified the suspect who allegedly plowed through a crowd of pedestrians during a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman, as James Alex Fields, Jr ., according authorities. Robert E. Lee . Earlier today the Charlottesville Chief of Police announced that they had Mr. Fields in custody and while charges were pending, they were investigating this as a homicide.

Global Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un

Given the fact that all that stands in the way of North Korea conducting such a missile test is final approval from Kim, let's look at facts that most people may not know about the secretive world leader. Kim Jong Un thinks "the nuclear weapons will prevent US from getting involved", Sun said . Reuters reported early Saturday that the state-run outlet, Korea Central News Agency (KCNA), said 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers have already volunteered for the army and directly ...

Global U removes Sharad Yadav as leader of party in Rajya Sabha
Author: 0 U removes Sharad Yadav as leader of party in Rajya Sabha

Several JD (U) leaders, including Yadav, were miffed with Kumar's "unilateral" decision. Paswan said his party would welcome Nitish Kumar's entry in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) fold. The decision of the public was against the BJP-led NDA alliance. Sharad Yadav said "Jab hum Indira Gandhi se nahi dare aur unke khilaf khade hue, kisi aur se kaisa darna", he said.

Global Former Senators GM Murray dies at 74
Author: 0 Former Senators GM Murray dies at 74

He won the Jack Adam's Trophy while coaching them in 1983-84. His nephew, Tim, spent time in the Ducks organization and served as Buffalo's GM from 2014-17. He said Bryan Murray was as complete a hockey man as there is. "The Bears organization offers its thoughts and sympathies to Bryan's family during this time".

Author: 0 2 dead after police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville

Initial reports suggested that the aircraft was in fact a State Police helicopter and local news stated that police had confirmed that the vehicle was one of their own. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time. Emergency crews are on the scene of a helicopter crash in Albemarle County. At least one person was killed and 19 injured when a auto plowed into a group of counter-protesters.

Global US' Tillerson arrives in Philippines for ASEAN Forum
Author: 0 US' Tillerson arrives in Philippines for ASEAN Forum

Bonnie Glaser, from the Centre for Strategic and International Studies, described the resolution as a win for China because " Beijing avoided additional sanctions on Chinese banks, entities that aid North Korea for the time being". According to a statement from Russia's foreign ministry, top diplomat Sergey Lavrov met with his North Korean counterpart at the forum. The two leaders also welcomed the U.N.

Author: 0 Crazy Volume Spikes for: FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)

First Heartland Consultants Inc. now owns 30,332 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $297,000 after buying an additional 425 shares during the last quarter. FS Investment Corporation's payout ratio is 87.26%. On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 22.68 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.17, Consequently FS Investment Corp (NYSE:FSIC)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 2.92%, 1.69% respectively.

Global McConnell Stalls Republican Obamacare Fix, Bewilders Trump
Author: 0 McConnell Stalls Republican Obamacare Fix, Bewilders Trump

In fact, says the report, the majority of Americans think that health insurance companies charging higher premiums in certain marketplaces will have a negative impact on them and their family, while fewer (31 percent) say it will have no impact.

Global China voices strong protest against USA warship sails in South China Sea
Author: 0 China voices strong protest against USA warship sails in South China Sea

Although China opposes inclusion of the sea disputes in worldwide conferences, partly to prevent the U.S. and other Western governments from intervening, U.S. Col. Christopher Logan said. "China is very displeased with this and will bring up the issue with the United States side", the ministry said. Twelve nautical miles marks the territorial limits recognized internationally.

Author: 0 Local Korean War vets concerned about escalating US-NK tensions

Tens of thousands of them are Americans, including military officers and families. ISIS estimates that it could have had 13 to 30 nuclear weapons by the end of previous year. Take the isolated regime's willingness to endure staggering human and economic losses that, in the event of military conflict, would likely far outstrip what any other country would be prepared to endure.

Global Submarine owner suspected of murder faces custody hearing
Author: 0 Submarine owner suspected of murder faces custody hearing

A Danish inventor has been charged with the murder of a Swedish journalist who police said had been on his submarine before it was wrecked on Friday. Peter Madsen , 46, was arrested on preliminary manslaughter charges on Friday after he was rescued from his home-made submarine when it sank off Denmark's eastern coast.

Global Major blast kills 15 in capital of Pakistan's Balochistan province
Author: 0 Major blast kills 15 in capital of Pakistan's Balochistan province

The high intensity blast occurred in a parking lot near Pishin bus stop which is in a high security area. The ISPR said the vehicle deployed on security duty was targeted in the attack. "15 people including 7 civilians were martyred", the statement said, adding that 25 people including 15 civilians had been injured and taken to a military hospital.

Author: 0 Donald Trump appears to grant China banks sanctions reprieve after UN deal

The administration holds in reserve a list of Chinese banks and other firms the Treasury Department has been preparing to sanction for their alleged ties to North Korea's military programs."Right now, our focus is on carrying out the existing sanctions and ensuring compliance with the new U.N.

Global Assam flood situation deteriorates drastically, claims 5 lives
Author: 0 Assam flood situation deteriorates drastically, claims 5 lives

In eastern Assam's Tinsukia district, authorities ordered 225 schools to remain shut as the situation worsened. "We have opened 268 relief camps that are housing 63,797 people". Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said, Centre is closely monitoring the rescue and relief operations in flood affected Tripura where NDRF personnel have been rushed to assist the state administration.

Global Rahul Gandhi bets on Congress win in Karnataka poll
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi bets on Congress win in Karnataka poll

After the repeated defeats at the hands of the BJP in a series of elections and the party's aggressive push to establish footprints in non-BJP ruled states through other means, the Opposition leaders are working around the "unite or perish" principle.

Global Trump to order probe into China's intellectual property policy
Author: 0 Trump to order probe into China's intellectual property policy

CNN also reported that Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping about the expected executive action in a phone call on Friday. The officials said this matter, and the trade issue, are not connected. intellectual property", a U.S. National Security Council official said. "They should not be forced to turn over the fruits of their labor". In a background briefing with reporters on Saturday, White House officials pointed to frustration from USA businesses that they have to share intellectual ...

Global Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump
Author: 0 Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump

Kim Jong-un has always been words. Late Thursday night Trump doubled down on his dramatic warning of "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the USA, as he scrambled to resolve the most serious global confrontation of his young presidency.

Global PM Abbasi announces Rs25bn uplift package for Karachi
Author: 0 PM Abbasi announces Rs25bn uplift package for Karachi

Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah received the prime minister. PM Abbasi said he would have visited Karachi even if MQM had not voted for him in the PM elections, as Karachi is the hub of Pakistan's economy, told MQM-Pakistan head.

Global Japan Denounces N. Korea's Threat to Attack Guam
Author: 0 Japan Denounces N. Korea's Threat to Attack Guam

While tensions with North Korea have taken a bite out of the stock market, defense stocks are benefiting. "You see these terrible headlines that's terrifying and freaks everybody out", Wachtel said."The most rational of thinkers will read a headline and think they'll have to hide under a bed because the world is going to explode soon".

Global Can US Attack North Korea and Claim 'Self Defense'?
Author: 0 Can US Attack North Korea and Claim 'Self Defense'?

But it was not known until now that the contacts have continued, or that they have broached matters other than USA detainees, the Associated Press reports. France is a member of the Security Council, which approved fresh sanctions on North Korea this month for its recent intercontinental ballistic missile testing.

Global Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat
Author: 0 Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat

Mr Trump praised the scenic beauty of the island, which is roughly 3379 kilometres southeast of Pyongyang. He told the governor, "You seem like a hell of a guy". It included information on how to build an emergency supply kit, make an emergency family plan, make a list of potential concrete shelters near your home, and to not look at the flash or fireball because it can blind you.

Global One jawan martyred, another injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch
Author: 0 One jawan martyred, another injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch

Another soldier is reported to have been injured in Pakistan army's indiscriminate firing in the same sector. Mehta said the Pakistani troops had also breached the border ceasefire in Poonch district in the morning. Till August 1 this year, there have been 285 instances of ceasefire violation by the Pakistani troops. "As the security forces approached, the hiding terrorists fired at them triggering a fierce encounter which as per reports last came in is on", said sources.

Global 13 players recalled from CPL, English county for National T20 Cup
Author: 0 13 players recalled from CPL, English county for National T20 Cup

PCB said in an official statement that players were issued NOCs on the condition of World XI series and domestic commitments. Diplomatic tensions between the two nations have prevented the neighbours from playing a bilateral series since 2007, apart from Pakistan's tour to India in 2012-2013 when they played a short limited-overs series.

Global Justice Minister: Trump's rhetoric around North Korea 'unhelpful and scary'
Author: 0 Justice Minister: Trump's rhetoric around North Korea 'unhelpful and scary'

Gore, who is in the United Kingdom for the premiere of his new documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power, also said that Trump is "less of a problem" than first feared on the issue of climate change. He sounded more like a hothead rabble-rouser than the president of the greatest democracy on Earth. "The problem is that when anyone other than [President Trump] is describing US policy, no one believes it is definitive because he is so erratic with his tweets, ' former Central ...

Global Jennifer Rubin: North Korea options
Author: 0 Jennifer Rubin: North Korea options

The United States to protect itself and maintain worldwide credibility has little choice but to make a disarming strike, at least against the two North Korean satellites, that might be nuclear-armed for EMP attack , orbiting over the US, and against the dozen North Korean road-mobile ICBMs now deployed.

Global Brussels to hold emergency meeting on North Korea standoff
Author: 0 Brussels to hold emergency meeting on North Korea standoff

The Council of the European Union said Thursday that it added nine North Korean individuals and four entities to the lists of those subject to an asset freeze and travel restrictions after the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2371 on Saturday in response to Pyongyang's continued missile provocations.

Author: 0 Trump Bounce Back? New Rasmussen Poll Says So

Most of us had assumed that Trump could not start a war (nuclear of conventional) without some sort of approval from either Congress or his National Security Council or the Joints Chiefs of Staff that could tell him, "No". What's tougher than "fire and fury"? See, while Gallup and every other approval poll that people pay attention to polls all USA adults, Rasmussen and Zogby use a much narrower "likely voter" model that tends to produce outlier results.

Global China willing to pay the price for new North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 China willing to pay the price for new North Korea sanctions

As a CBS News Poll shows Americans are increasingly anxious about North Korea's nuclear weapons program - and President Trump's ability to handle the threat - we look at how the new United Nations sanctions against Kim Jong Un's regime are meant to work - and why they may not.

Global Trump tells Guam Governor 'you are safe'
Author: 0 Trump tells Guam Governor 'you are safe'

He continued, "We're going to do a great job for you". The North has threatened to fire ballistic missiles over Japan toward the tourism-dependent idyllic island, as Pyongyang and Washington ratchet up their war of words. A video shows Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo laughing and joking with the president as they discuss everything from the readiness of the United States military to tourism.

Global Two survive plane crash unreported for hours
Author: 0 Two survive plane crash unreported for hours

The other trapped passenger had "significant lower limb injuries". Two occupants - a man and a woman - freed themselves from the wreckage. After the woman flagged down a passing motorist, authorities were notified around 2:30 Friday afternoon, but the crash actually happened in the morning.

Author: 0 Stocks slide on continued concern over tension between U.S. and North Korea

Trump was responding to North Korea's claim it was completing plans to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near the US Pacific territory of Guam. The market indexes wavered between small gains and losses for much of the morning, then veered lower by afternoon. The CBOE Volatility Index .VIX , the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term stock market volatility, rose to a near three-month high of 15.36.

Global View the Solar Eclipse from Quincy Hill
Author: 0 View the Solar Eclipse from Quincy Hill

Stay with ABC 17 News and ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather as we continue to bring you more information on the 2017 total solar eclipse . Solar eclipse glasses allow the user to stare at the sun without the potential for harm to the viewers eyes.

Global FLASHBACK: Obama Boasted the US Could Destroy North Korea
Author: 0 FLASHBACK: Obama Boasted the US Could Destroy North Korea

Meanwhile, it's been apparent for a year or two that measures to permanently derail North Korea's program to develop nuclear arms, including an intercontinental capability, won't work. Obama said . On Friday, the United States president again added fuel to the fire, saying that if Pyongyang " acts unwisely ", Washington has military solutions " locked and loaded ".

Global U.S. has been conducting back-channel talks with North Korea for months
Author: 0 U.S. has been conducting back-channel talks with North Korea for months

The Associated Press reported Friday the USA and North Korea have been engaged in back channel diplomacy for months. It was known the two sides had discussions to secure the June release of an American university student. According to the source, the talks are being held between Ambassador Joseph Yun, the US special representative for North Korea policy, and Pak Song Il, a senior North Korean diplomat at the country's United Nations mission, using what's known as the "New York channel", ...

Global Inquest opened on victim Peter Wrighton — EAST HARLING MURDER
Author: 0 Inquest opened on victim Peter Wrighton — EAST HARLING MURDER

CCTV of Peter at Keninnghall Post Office at 10.08am to 10.12am on Saturday 5th. On Friday, police said they had traced one of three "vital" potential witnesses - a man in his 50s seen changing into a T-shirt - but they said they still wanted to speak to two other men.

Global Fact Check: Trump's Unjustified Boast About US Nuke Power
Author: 0 Fact Check: Trump's Unjustified Boast About US Nuke Power

The Associated Press documented a range of problems in the Minuteman 3 missile force starting in 2013, including numerous morale, training, discipline and leadership shortfalls that have beset the nuclear force in recent years, especially among those who operate, maintain and protect the weapons.

Global Trump says he'll expand U.S. anti-missile programs
Author: 0 Trump says he'll expand U.S. anti-missile programs

DPRK's military said in a statement on Thursday that it would prepare a plan by mid-August to strike Guam, a USA island territory in the Western Pacific, with intermediate missiles. "But you're going to be taken care of". The president called the USA military "incredible, "rock solid" and "the best in the world by a factor of five".

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