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Global Mattis: Missile impact means war
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Pacific Command tweet saying the bombers on Guam are ready to fulfill their "Fight Tonight" mission if called upon. -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year makes it unclear, however, if diplomacy will prevail. Bordallo also acknowledged the recent comments from Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who was in South Korea to meet with military and political officials.

Global Mattis says USA wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea
Author: 0 Mattis says USA wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea

Tillerson delivered the call for calm to reporters onboard a flight to Washington from Malaysia. The threat to fire four missiles within 25 miles of Guam came last week and led to an escalation of threats between North Korea and Trump. "It is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before". "We want to use diplomacy". The Pentagon chief on Wednesday issued a carefully worded statement telling North Korea it would be "grossly" outmatched in any conflict with the U.S., and warning ...

Author: 0 North Korea moving missiles, say US — HIGH ALERT

After adding that he should have been in office eight years ago, Trump said, "I have to say, Eddie, you're going to become extremely famous". The typically blunt words from Mattis came hours after the top USA general reassured South Korea that a diplomatic solution to the tensions with North Korea over its nuclear arsenal was Trump's priority.

Author: 0 HIGH ALERT: North Korea moving missiles, say US

President Donald Trump is warning of severe consequences if North Korea attacks Guam. They're part of the tougher sanctions approved by the United Nations Security Council earlier this month following two intercontinental ballistic missile tests by North Korea in July.

Global Afghan Taliban writes open letter to President Donald Trump urging total withdrawal
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban writes open letter to President Donald Trump urging total withdrawal

Erik Prince , founder of the private security company Blackwater, has offered his private military force for Afghanistan, proposing a two-year plan in which American troops - aside from a handful of special forces - would be replaced by his army of about 5,500 contractors who would train Afghan soldiers and join them in the fight against the Taliban.

Global What is the mysterious 'tough' medical issue facing wrestler Ric Flair?
Author: 0 What is the mysterious 'tough' medical issue facing wrestler Ric Flair?

The morning after Ric Flair was placed in a medically induced coma before undergoing surgery, daughter Charlotte , 31, issued a statement on Instagram. That has left fans to speculate and to worry about the seriousness of Flair's health crisis. Former WWE wrestler Ric Flair attends Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on June 7, 2017 in Cleveland.

Global Koreans react to pesticide-tainted eggs
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Millions of eggs have been pulled from supermarket shelves and destroyed across Europe and dozens of poultry farms closed since the discovery of contamination with fipronil, which can harm human health, was made public on August 1. The government expects it will take about a week to check eggs in all of the nation's farms. The Foods Standards Agency said 700,000 eggs had been sent to the United Kingdom from potentially contaminated Dutch farms.

Global Political leaders react to racism in Charlottesville and beyond
Author: 0 Political leaders react to racism in Charlottesville and beyond

Pennsylvania politicians on Monday responded to the violence in Charlottesville , Va., over the weekend that was related to three deaths and more than three dozen injuries. Separately, two troopers were killed after their helicopter crashed amid the protests. "We are equal under the law and under our Constitution". "This President had the right tone, he had the right language, his response was appropriate, and I think he's showing very clear leadership on this issue" Glory to Glory ...

Global Why didn't sanctions stop North Korea's missile program?
Author: 0 Why didn't sanctions stop North Korea's missile program?

President Trump Thursday said of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, "He has disrespected our country greatly". On Tuesday, he said the US would answer any North Korean aggression with " fire and fury ". "If they were to mobilize at this point in time, it would have a serious impact upon food collection, harvesting and then subsequently food distribution", said Bermudez.

Global Trump campaign aide sought Russian Federation meeting
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Manafort forwarded the email to an associate saying: 'We need someone to communicate that DT is not doing these trips'. A source familiar with the Papadopoulos emails said that Manafort immediately dismissed the idea of meeting with top Russian officials and advised Trump to do the same.

Global Did Bachelor in Paradise 4 handle DeMario Jackson - Corinne Olympios scandal well?
Author: 0 Did Bachelor in Paradise 4 handle DeMario Jackson - Corinne Olympios scandal well?

On Monday's season premiere, the incident was a focal point - here's how it all went down. "This was the season of Paradise that looked like it might not happen", said Harrison during Monday's premiere. Sparks continued to fly between the two and their fellow cast members began to pick up on it, with Raven Gates even jokingly asking at one point if they might "get engaged".

Global Hurricane Gert to head offshore as tropics get busy
Author: 0 Hurricane Gert to head offshore as tropics get busy

Gert has sustained winds at 75 miles per hour and is moving north at 8 miles per hour. A gradual turn toward the northeast with an increase in forward speed is forecast for Tuesday night. As of noon, the storm was still 398 nautical miles west-southwest of Bermuda and moving north with 40 knot winds and gusts reaching 50 knots. Meanwhile, forecasters are monitoring two other systems in the Atlantic.

Author: 0 Abe, Trump agree to prevent N. Korea's missile launches

In September 2015, Abe's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and junior coalition Komeito forced through a controversial bill that allows the Japanese military to fight wars overseas. alliance". A crowd at the Yasukuni Shrine. The shrine is viewed by Seoul and Beijing as reflecting Tokyo's militaristic past. Trump, in turn, warned that if North Korea continued making threats or possible actions that they would be met with "fire and fury" from the United States.

Global Boston Holocaust Memorial attacked a second time within three months
Author: 0 Boston Holocaust Memorial attacked a second time within three months

The Boston Police Department's Civil Rights Unit is also investigating the incident to determine if additional charges could be brought forward. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh said he's " saddened to see such a despicable action ". "And, in light of the recent events and unrest in Charlottesville , it's sad to see a young person choose to engage in such senseless and shameful behaviour", said BPD Commissioner William Evans.

Global Britons get jail, caning for Singapore sex assault
Author: 0 Britons get jail, caning for Singapore sex assault

They received sentences of up to six-and-a-half years in jail and eight strokes of the cane. After the woman fell asleep in Richard's room, the trio took turns to enter the room and have sex with her. The three accused reportedly took great care to make as little noise as possible during the attack, but the victim woke up as Le assaulted her. In passing her sentence, Judicial Commissioner Hoo Sheau Peng called the incident "disturbing".

Global London's Holborn Tube station evacuated after loud bang, smoke fills platform
Author: 0 London's Holborn Tube station evacuated after loud bang, smoke fills platform

Commuters said smoke poured through a train carriage and onto the platform after a "loud bang" at around 9am on Tuesday (15 August). I was towards back of crowd'. Elsewhere in London a train has derailed at Waterloo station after apparently colliding with a freight train. Passengers fled Oxford Circus in panic as the train pulled into the station, filling the underground passageway with smoke.

Global Statement on Violence at Protests in Charlottesville
Author: 0 Statement on Violence at Protests in Charlottesville

At his January inauguration, black-clad anti-Trump protesters in Washington smashed windows, torched cars and clashed with police, leading to more than 200 arrests . Correa said she recently was swamped with medical bills after complications related to her multiple sclerosis, so she went to a Charlottesville law firm.

Global United States ready to stop N Korean nuke menace: Trump tells Macron
Author: 0 United States ready to stop N Korean nuke menace: Trump tells Macron

Korean nukes: report MORE said Monday that the United States will attempt to shoot down any North Korean missile launched at the country or its territories. "If you think of what it cost to integrate east Germany into West Germany, North Korea would be even more expensive and hard than that was because the North Koreans have been so isolated".

Global Florida Ranks Among States With Highest Hate Group Numbers
Author: 0 Florida Ranks Among States With Highest Hate Group Numbers

Fields has ties to neo-Nazi groups. And The Confederate White Knights of the KKK are based in Auburn. CLASHES BETWEEN WHITE supremacist groups and those protesting against them have taken place during a rise in the number of U.S. The group is seeing groups recruiting in schools across the nation - including here in IL. One in 10 hate groups are anti-Muslim. The report says in 2016 there were 130 Ku Klux Klan groups and 193 Black Separatist groups active nationwide.

Global Injured in Charlottesville Violence Blame City Officials
Author: 0 Injured in Charlottesville Violence Blame City Officials

It's the only way we can succeed as a nation today'. "We asked the city to adhere to the U.S. Constitution and ensure people's safety at the protest". Both Democratic and Republican politicians have condemned the violence incited by the weekend rally. While McAuliffe said "this is not about politics", he did go on to rebuke how political rhetoric has shaped the displays of bigotry and hate in the country recently.

Global Sessions: Federal Investigation of Charlottesville Underway
Author: 0 Sessions: Federal Investigation of Charlottesville Underway

The incident, which has left the whole nation shocked, occurred on Saturday when Fields Jr., reportedly drove his auto into a group of Antifa rioters who were counter protesting the nationalist protesters, "Unite Right". The investigation was announced late Saturday by the US Attorney's Office for the Western District of Virginia and the FBI's Richmond field office. President Donald Trump is going to meet with US Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ...

Global Rallies and vigils held to commemorate Charlottesville victims
Author: 0 Rallies and vigils held to commemorate Charlottesville victims

Mark Heyer lives in Sharpes. When Heyer, who was working as a paralegal there, walked out to meet her she was ecstatic to see the friend she had known growing up in Greene County, Va. Speaking at a vigil at the scene of the crash, she said Ms Heyer's death was "an act of terror" and a hate crime - and should be treated as such. Marissa Blair was with Heather Heyer , 32, when the crash happened.

Global Train derails at works-hit Waterloo Station
Author: 0 Train derails at works-hit Waterloo Station

Pictures on social media showed the South West Trains service leaning against the wagon and resting at an angle on the tracks, as men in hi-vis uniforms stood close by. It said "major disruption" between Waterloo and Vauxhall stations was expected until 1pm. Meanwhile, a train at London's King's Cross Station hit the buffers on platform nine.

Global Grace Mugabe allegedly beats up young model with extension cord
Author: 0 Grace Mugabe allegedly beats up young model with extension cord

Bodyguards for Zimbabwe's First Lady are alleged to have just stood and watched as Grace and her accomplices beat up Miss Engels whilst the sons were whisked away by security. "I did not lift a finger on the first lady". She said hotel staff escorted Engels out of the hotel when she tried to open a case of assault at the Sandton police station.

Global RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists Tricolour at Kerala school despite DC's opposition
Author: 0 RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists Tricolour at Kerala school despite DC's opposition

The District collector issued a memo to the school in this regard that categorically stated it was inappropriate for a political leader to hoist the national flag in an government-aided school. The school management received the memo from the Collector at 0100 hrs. Mr Bhagwat is in Kerala for meetings of the RSS, which has accused the ruling CPM in Kerala of abetting escalated violence by its workers against the RSS and the BJP .

Global Run paper: China should stay neutral if North Korea attacks US
Author: 0 Run paper: China should stay neutral if North Korea attacks US

Pacific territory. China would not be happy either if a nuclearized North Korea prompts South Korea and Japan to bring United States tactical nuclear weapons or seek their own armament to counter threats from the North. At a news conference Monday, Calvo said that Guam is in a "normal state of readiness and its business as usual". Late last month, State Department official Joseph Yun and Pak Song Il, a top North Korean official at the United Nations, met in NY to discuss the fate ...

Global North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap
Author: 0 North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap

President Donald Trump warning he would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it threatened the United States. United States officials and South Korea's president in recent days have played down the risk of an imminent conflict after Washington and Pyongyang exchanged fiery rhetoric last week.

Global Corbyn: UK should stay out of any military action against North Korea
Author: 0 Corbyn: UK should stay out of any military action against North Korea

Asian stocks bounced back on Monday after three losing sessions, but gains were capped by worries about escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula that sent investors fleeing from riskier assets last week. The Korean Peninsula has been locked in a cycle of military tensions since the 1950-1953 Korean War, which ended in an armistice. There might be a little time left, as South Korea's Defense Minister Song Young-moo disputed the worst-case conclusions of US and Japanese intelligence on ...

Global Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on United Nations missions in Mali
Author: 0 Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on United Nations missions in Mali

In addition, according to the security source in mali, the malian armed forces as well as helicopters, French operation Barkhane have taken part in "the response". Mr Annadif called for those responsible for "these terrorist acts" to be brought to justice. This was also one of the worst losses of mission employees.

Global Independence Day celebrated with zeal at Wagah Border
Author: 0 Independence Day celebrated with zeal at Wagah Border

In 1947, British rulers sliced a giant Indian empire into two new countries: a Hindu-majority India, which celebrates its independence Tuesday, and Pakistan, home to mostly Muslims. India has had its own set of problems in the past as its flags are often torn by strong winds. We will execute each and every terrorist in Pakistan.

Global Poe slams LTFRB's suspension order vs. Uber
Author: 0 Poe slams LTFRB's suspension order vs. Uber

The LTFRB, in its order, has recommended to Uber to extend financial assistance to its peer-operators as they are the one directly affected by the suspension due to the company's negligence. However, LTFRB Chairman Martin Delgra III said until regulators end their deliberation on Uber's motion for reconsideration, the company can not accept passengers.

Global Friend of Charlottesville victim speaks up
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A man who survived the crash spoke about what happened. Fields is also at the center of a civil-rights investigation. The 32-year-old killed during the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville , Va., will be buried Wednesday, her family said .

Global Vigils held in CT following violent Virginia protests
Author: 0 Vigils held in CT following violent Virginia protests

The violence broke out late Saturday morning after hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and neo-Confederates converged on Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of a Confederate general. A 20-year-old man from OH is being held and could face a second-degree murder charge. After being told about the white supremacist goal of the rally, Bloom said she was under the impression her son was merely attending a political rally - not a nationalist march.

Global Pence says 'failed state' in Venezuela threatens United States
Author: 0 Pence says 'failed state' in Venezuela threatens United States

Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Cartagena, Colombia , on Sunday on the first stop of his Latin American tour. It must be hopefully a democratic transition. On Saturday, Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza called on the nation and the region to rally to the country's defense, and said Trump's statements were "the most aggressive imperial act of the United States" in more than a century.

Global Between old foe and aggressive ally, no honeymoon for South Korea's Moon
Author: 0 Between old foe and aggressive ally, no honeymoon for South Korea's Moon

Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to protect South Korea after a meeting with President Moon Jae-in, spokesman Park Su-hyun told reporters in Seoul on Monday. But on Monday, China issued an order banning all imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and seafood - in compliance with tough new United Nations sanctions.

Global What Joyce's citizenship woes could mean for Turnbull
Author: 0 What Joyce's citizenship woes could mean for Turnbull

Mr Joyce told the Australian Parliament yesterday the New Zealand High Commission had contacted him last Thursday with the "shocking" information. Turnbull's accusation is based on the fact that someone from the ALP asked a New Zealand Labour MP, Chris Hipkins, about citizenship.

Global U.S. officials downplay idea that nuclear war with North Korea is imminent
Author: 0 U.S. officials downplay idea that nuclear war with North Korea is imminent

Senior US security officials have said that an attack from North Korea is not imminent but also cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago. The pitch for more diplomacy came as Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, went to Asia for series of meetings. "The United States military is locked and loaded every day, and especially those who are on the front lines of freedom", said McMaster, who's also an Army lieutenant general.

Global As eclipse approaches, 6 compelling examples of eye damage from the sun
Author: 0 As eclipse approaches, 6 compelling examples of eye damage from the sun

The center will be celebrating all weekend, but on August 21 it will host a viewing party of the partial eclipse. But the state is forecast to be on the edge of a region in which scattered storms threaten to spoil the show. It's also put together a list of reputable eclipse-merch dealers , which include glasses sold at chain retailers 7-Eleven, Best Buy, Lowe's, and Walmart.

Global Bezeq Telecoms acting chairman detained in bribery probe
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The acting chairman of Israeli telecoms company Bezeq, David Granot , has been detained for questioning on suspicion of bribery and money laundering, a police spokesman said on Monday. The premises of the detainees were all searched as part of the investigation which involved the FBI, the Swiss police and the Israeli Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Prohibition Authority according to the Jerusalem Post .

Global China suspends North Korean iron, seafood imports over missile tests
Author: 0 China suspends North Korean iron, seafood imports over missile tests

Things will begin at 3:00 p.m. EST. But at the same time, Beijing warned President Trump not to split the worldwide coalition over North Korea by provoking a trade war between China and the United States . Such an investigation easily could last a year. Trump plans to direct US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to launch an investigation into Chinese violations of the US trade, including forced intellectual property transfers and patent thefts, CNN quoted senior ...

Global Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook
Author: 0 Police officer probed for mocking Charlottesville attack victim on Facebook

During a Sunday interview with MassLive , a penitent Lariviere backtracked on his comments. "Hahahaha love this", Lariviere wrote in a since-deleted Facebook comment below a post about the incident by conservative writer Ben Shapiro, which was obtained and published by the site MassLive , "maybe people shouldn't block roads".

Author: 0 Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

In the event of one of the Contracting Parties being subjected to the armed attack by any state or several states jointly and thus being involved in a state of war, the other Contracting Party shall immediately render military and other assistance by all means at its disposal.

Global Amazon recalling some eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Amazon recalling some eclipse glasses

As supplies of the glasses run short, some customers are turning to knockoffs that don't offer the protection from damage that the space event can cause. When viewed from the park, about 81 percent of the sun will be obscured by the moon's shadow. This insane phenomenon was a Total Solar Eclipse which passed just to the south of Fort Scott.

Author: 0 We will never tolerate USA inspections at military sites

A senior Iranian official said on Saturday night that the regime will never allow any foreign government, and especially not the USA, to visit its military facilities. "Israel is identifying a presence not only of Iran and Hezbollah, but also of Shiite forces, that are not Iranian, from all over the world that are making their way to the region, and our number one mission is to stop this".

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