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Global China military criticises
Author: 0 China military criticises "wrong" United States moves on Taiwan, South China Sea

U.S. attempted to get Beijing's assistance in roping in Kim Jong-un. Pyongyang says it needs nuclear weapons to defend itself from possible invasion by its "imperialist enemy" the U.S. USA defence secretary Jim Mattis said the U.S. was poised to defend itself from any attack. "It would be a awful thing were a war to be conducted here on the peninsula, and that's why we're so focused on coming up with a peaceful way ahead", he said.

Global Republican senator: Trump hasn't shown
Author: 0 Republican senator: Trump hasn't shown "stability" or "competence" for presidency

During the campaign trail, Corker was a potential Vice President for Donald Trump . Corker has sought to be a strong supporter of Trump's, particularly on foreign policy matters. Corker also served as a member of the president's national security advisory committee and was under consideration to be the president's pick for Secretary of State.

Global Indian Army to get its own attack helicopters
Author: 0 Indian Army to get its own attack helicopters

The Rs. 4,168 crore deal will also include cost of weapons, ammunition, spares and associate equipment and training. These helicopters will provide cover to the Army's tanks and destroy the enemy's armed vehicles and fortified positions. The Government on Thursday cleared the proposal for buying six Apaches whereas the Army had projected the need for 11 helicopters, sources said. It also cleared a proposal to buy two sets of gas turbines from Ukraine for the two Grigorovich-class ships being ...

Global Trump tweets reference to inaccurate anecdote about Gen. Pershing
Author: 0 Trump tweets reference to inaccurate anecdote about Gen. Pershing

Vice President Mike Pence is responding to the attack in Barcelona during remarks at the Panama Canal. Trump still has not called the Charlottesville attack terrorism. His tenure came as the US was consolidating its control over the Philippines , which it had won as a result of the Spanish-American War. He says, "Should I tell you?" The president might want to check with his advisers - his White House cabinet has more generals than any since World War II, including his recently ...

Global Echoing Trump, Netanyahu's Son Says Leftist 'Thugs' More Dangerous Than Neo-Nazis
Author: 0 Echoing Trump, Netanyahu's Son Says Leftist 'Thugs' More Dangerous Than Neo-Nazis

Opposition figures have been quick to condemn the prime minister, who is known for public admonitions of expressions of anti-Semitism around the world. Netanyahu regularly speaks out against anti-Semitism in other countries, but the United States is Israel's most important ally, providing it with more than $3 billion per year in defence aid and important diplomatic backing.

Global Alabama sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monument
Author: 0 Alabama sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monument

Alabama's attorney general sued the city of Birmingham and its mayor Wednesday for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park, citing a new state law that protects such markers. Due to a recent state law barring the removal or adjustment of monuments located on public land for 40 years or more without a state committee's approval, however, Bell couldn't legally order the monument removed, as Baltimore and other localities have done in the wake of the tumultuous weekend in ...

Global North Korea cautions 'nuclear war' as Guam wakes up to D-Day
Author: 0 North Korea cautions 'nuclear war' as Guam wakes up to D-Day

NORTH KOREAN state media reported on Tuesday that its leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing four missiles towards the Pacific United States territory of Guam . Tensions have been mounting between Washington and Pyongyang since the North's testing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles that appeared to bring much of the USA within range.

Global Moon: US to seek Seoul's approval on N.Korea action
Author: 0 Moon: US to seek Seoul's approval on N.Korea action

Moon, who took office in May, told a news conference to mark his 100th day in office that US and South Korean policies are aligned on North Korea. "The U.S. The report, originally in the Washington Post, was the catalyst for Trump's " fire and fury " rhetoric, which threatened retaliation on Pyongyang should they not cease making threats against the US.

Global North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US
Author: 0 North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

US President Trump has told Guam's governor Eddie Calvo that the North Korea tensions have made him "extremely famous" and that it will result in a "tenfold" boost in tourism on the island. The official would not say if there was a missile on the launcher at this time. In any case, the effective range of the Patriots is very limited, Bruce Bennett, a senior defense analyst at the Rand Corporation, told CNN.

Global Majority of Americans Say Trump's Charlottesville Response 'Not Strong Enough'
Author: 0 Majority of Americans Say Trump's Charlottesville Response 'Not Strong Enough'

The poll , conducted through and after Trump defended Tuesday his initial failure to specifically denounce neo-Nazi groups for their role in the attack, found rising disapproval of the president's response. "Okay, what about the alt-left that came charging at [indiscernible] - excuse me - what about the alt-left that came charging at the, as you say, the alt right?" It's worth reiterating that despite the partisan divide, the CBS poll does show most Americans disagree with how Trump ...

Author: 0 U.S. and Japan warn North Korea of consequences if it attacks first

THAAD can intercept short, medium, and intermediate-range missiles. There is no Trump administration Why the next Fed chief will be a Republican who loves low rates Why this US-North Korea standoff is different MORE on Thursday dismissed claims from White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon that there is no military solution to the conflict with North Korea.

Author: 0 Pence won't say if he agrees with Trump on 'both sides'

Vice President Pence said the United States would bring economic and diplomatic power to restore democracy in Venezuela . "What happened in Charlottesville is a tragedy", Pence said, adding that it is "in no way a reflection of the good and decent people of Charlottesville or of America".

Global Democrats call for removal of Confederate statues from US Capitol
Author: 0 Democrats call for removal of Confederate statues from US Capitol

A statue of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith remains on display in the U.S. Capitol. A Congressional Black Caucus spokesperson told Roll Call, however, that the group is not crafting any legislation to that end. "Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee, on the other hand, tried to split a nation", Fauntroy explained. "I wonder, is it George Washington next week? You know, you really do have to ask yourself, where does it stop?" President Donald Trump is strongly criticising efforts to ...

Global 13 killed as van rams into pedestrians in Barcelona
Author: 0 13 killed as van rams into pedestrians in Barcelona

The UK foreign office is advising tourists to stay inside and to not go near Las Ramblas. Police cordoned off the broad, popular street, ordering stores and nearby Metro and train stations to close. The Spanish royal family tweeted: "They are assassins, simply criminals who are not going to terrorize us". Barcelona is the latest city to fall victim to an apparent terrorist attack .

Global Teacher Shoots Himself in Lithia Springs High School
Author: 0 Teacher Shoots Himself in Lithia Springs High School

Douglas County sheriff's Sgt. Jesse Hambrick says no students were hurt, and no other injuries were reported. Hambrick said authorities don't believe any students witnessed the shooting. "You have family", he said. The campus has been secured and students are in the gym. "It will make us stronger". Details of the shooting spread quickly through social media, where Austin Miller - a 2010 graduate of Lithia Springs - was shocked to read the news.

Global United Kingdom seeks new Customs union after Brexit
Author: 0 United Kingdom seeks new Customs union after Brexit

The EU says negotiations on its future relations with Britain can't start until sufficient progress has been made on three initial issues: how much money the United Kingdom will have to pay to settle its outstanding commitments to the bloc; whether security checks and customs duties will be instituted on the Irish border; and the status of 3 million EU nationals living in Britain.

Global Venezuela jail ´massacre´ kills 37
Author: 0 Venezuela jail ´massacre´ kills 37

He added that the raid on the prison in the state capital Puerto Ayacucho started around midnight. Special forces arrived to take back control, according to Liborio Guarulla, Governor of Amazonas, the state in which it took place. Venezuelan Observatory of Prisons Director Humberto Prado said that it is necessary to determine who is responsible for allowing inmates to become armed, if that was the case.

Global Tourism Ireland Pushes Northern Ireland As Golfing Holiday Destination
Author: 0 Tourism Ireland Pushes Northern Ireland As Golfing Holiday Destination

A Judge in Northern Ireland has dismissed two cases in The High Court that were calling for the ban on gay marriage to be lifted. . The two separate cases were heard together due to the similarities of the arguments. Northern Ireland's High Court will rule on marriage equality today (17 August). "What it shows is that more work needs to be done to explain a truth that, to us, is self-evident; the love two men or two women share is never a threat to society - in fact the world could do ...

Global Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Babumoshai Bandookbaz Gets Cleared With 8 Cuts
Author: 0 Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Babumoshai Bandookbaz Gets Cleared With 8 Cuts

Nawazuddin Siddiqui tweeted thanking FCAT for clearing "Badumoshai Bandookbaaz" with minor cuts. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) had earlier certified the film as "A" but had still ordered 48 cuts to it. Watch the trailer of Babumoshai Bandookbaaz here. "They said you can explain why such objectionable words and scenes are there in the film". It is said that the film depicts distressing truths about society and life.

Global North Korea foreign minister suggested dialogue to Japanese counterpart
Author: 0 North Korea foreign minister suggested dialogue to Japanese counterpart

The US military build-up throughout the Asia Pacific did not begin with the fascistic billionaire Trump, but is a continuation of the "pivot to Asia" developed by the Obama administration. Both North Korea and the United States have in recent weeks escalated a war of words, against a backdrop of North Korea conducting a series of missile tests.

Global PM's I-Day speech: Govt eases way for small businesses
Author: 0 PM's I-Day speech: Govt eases way for small businesses

Lauding the efforts of security personnel posted at the border, prime minister said that they have always fulfilled their duties, and have dealt severe blow to the enemies. Modi continued to speak about anti- terrorism, to encourage non-violence. "He also said that about Rs 1,25,000 crore black money has been recovered".

Global Neo-Nazi website loses protection from key tech firm
Author: 0 Neo-Nazi website loses protection from key tech firm

But soon it was discovered at DailyStormer.ru. Since then weird things keep happening, such as the claim that the site was hacked by Anonymous, though that group denied it. "It was literally jaw-dropping", Obeidallah, a comedian and Daily Beast columnist, told the AP. The death threats came quickly thereafter. The site had moved its registration to Google after GoDaddy tweeted late Sunday night that it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider.

Global Panskura Municipality Election Result: TMC Wins 17 Seats, BJP Manages Only 1
Author: 0 Panskura Municipality Election Result: TMC Wins 17 Seats, BJP Manages Only 1

As per trends, the TMC is leading in all the five municipalities, Durgapur Municipal Corporation and also in the Cooper's Camp Notified Authority in Nadia district where polling was held on 13 August. "In spite of a reign of terror, we came in second", he said. Political analyst Amol Mukherjee, who is a former principal of Presidency College, said that it is significant that the BJP has consistently retained its second position as it shows it has managed to become the main Opposition party ...

Global 67% of Republicans agree with how Trump handled Charlottesville
Author: 0 67% of Republicans agree with how Trump handled Charlottesville

According to a CBS News Poll , that includes a majority of Democrats and independents who were asked, as well as a little more than half of Republicans. On race overall, few Republicans (15%) believe that Trump's policies are sowing racial division. And this poll was conducted before his controversial response to the events in Charlottesville.

Global North Korea Threat Will Be Great For Guam's Tourism Industry
Author: 0 North Korea Threat Will Be Great For Guam's Tourism Industry

Macron also spoke by phone with US President Donald Trump with the aim of "getting North Korea to conform to its worldwide obligations", his Elysee office said. A commentary in Rodong Sinmun, the outlet of North Korea's Workers Party, said that "the USA has been seized with anxiety and terror" since North Korea conducted its second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test last month.

Global The Health Insurance Issue Explained
Author: 0 The Health Insurance Issue Explained

To map out the consequences of one possible move by the administration, the CBO examined what would happen if federal officials announced at the end of August that they would continue CSR payments through the end of the year but discontinue them after that.

Global Barcelona's Luis Suarez set for a month on the sidelines
Author: 0 Barcelona's Luis Suarez set for a month on the sidelines

Uruguay have confirmed Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has suffered a knee injury that will rule him out for up to five weeks - deepening his club's current woes ahead of the new La Liga campaign. Suarez will be poised to miss matches against Betis, Alaves and Espanyol, and possibly the trip to face Getafe in mid-September. The Catalan club also announced that Gerard Pique has sustained a groin strain in his left leg and is doubtful for their La Liga opener against Real Betis .

Global North Korean leader Kim recalls ambassadors to discuss escalation
Author: 0 North Korean leader Kim recalls ambassadors to discuss escalation

Tension between the United States and North Korea reignited in July after several missile tests by the latter. The official would not say if there was a missile on the launcher at this time . North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been briefed on the military's plan to fire ballistic missiles near the USA territory of Guam, home to key American air and naval bases, Pyongyang's state media said Tuesday.

Global North Korean Threats Will Increase Tourism To Guam
Author: 0 North Korean Threats Will Increase Tourism To Guam

While there, Kim warned soldiers to stand ready to strike "at all times ", according to the Yonhap report. The Associated Press reported last week that a USA envoy and his North Korean counterpart have discussed three other Americans being held in North Korea .

Global North Korea shelves Guam missile plan
Author: 0 North Korea shelves Guam missile plan

Speaking at the Pentagon on Monday , Mattis told reporters: "You don't shoot at people in this world unless you want to bear the consequences". The KCNA report Tuesday said Kim had "examined the (strike) plan for a long time and discussed it with the commanding officers in real earnest".

Global Maintain adequate stock of oxygen: UP government to medical colleges
Author: 0 Maintain adequate stock of oxygen: UP government to medical colleges

There are multiple instances of overwriting in the stock book of oxygen cylinder at the BRD hospital . More than 50000 children have lost their lives here since encephalitis was first reported in 1978, the year I was born. The deaths of the children at the Gorakhpur hospital resulted in a significant political backlash as Opposition parties called for the resignation of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over the "massacre" of children .

Global Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready
Author: 0 Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

Trump has pushed China, North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of aid, to do more to stop the North's nuclear ambitions. Tensions escalated on the peninsula after the DPRK twice test-fired what it called an intercontinental ballistic missile last month.

Global TDH and TDOS encourage safe viewing during solar eclipse
Author: 0 TDH and TDOS encourage safe viewing during solar eclipse

Department of Energy . CAISO said it has prepared for the solar eclipse's effects for more than a year, including studying a 2015 eclipse in Germany, when fears over reliable ramping up and down again of solar and its impact on the electricity network proved mostly unfounded.

Author: 0 North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting

North Korea's state-run media yesterday condemned the planned military drills, and said the U.S. is "letting out risky war rhetoric". "The government will further step up its diplomatic efforts to make sure the global community's principle of peaceful resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue will not waiver", he added.

Global A-level results: St Katherine's School posts record high results
Author: 0 A-level results: St Katherine's School posts record high results

Christiano Scaturro, from Briercliffe, a former Blessed Trinity RC College pupil, who will study marketing management at York St John's University after achieving A*, A* and A grades in sociology, film studies and business. Luca Lota's 3 A*s secure his place at Durham to read Physics, and Ben Ainslie will read Veterinary Medicine at the Royal Veterinary College, having gained A*AA.

Global Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in school pick-up line
Author: 0 Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in school pick-up line

The officer brought Hester inside his office, per WFTX , and asked her if she had anything in her vehicle. After performing a field test of the substance, it was determined that it tested positive for cocaine. A reporter left her phone number and has not heard from Hester yet. "That's insane. That's just so irresponsible and they shouldn't be doing that", 12-year-old Spencer Yeager said.

Global Where are North Carolina's Confederate monuments? Here's a map
Author: 0 Where are North Carolina's Confederate monuments? Here's a map

New Orleans and St. Louis were some of the most recent cities to remove Confederate monuments . Crews removed the monuments unannounced, under cover of darkness between 11:30 p.m. "Rats run at night", Billups said. But for now in Lee County, the future of General Lee's portrait, as well as a statue in the city of Fort Myers, remains uncertain.

Global Tamil Nadu enrolment percentage in higher education up to 44.3%: CM
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu enrolment percentage in higher education up to 44.3%: CM

The CM said: "To enable people know her achievements and sacrifices, Veda Nilayam will be converted into a public memorial and people will be given access to it". She had been admitted to the hospital after she complained of fever and dehydration. There were reports alleging foul play behind the death of the AIADMK supremo.

Global Van crashed into pedestrians in Barcelona, injuring several
Author: 0 Van crashed into pedestrians in Barcelona, injuring several

Police described it as a "massive crash" and have said it is a "terrorist attack". Emergency services are urging everyone to stay away from the area around Placa Catalunya. Police sources have explained that it was a white van that ran down several people, and the driver fled on foot thereafter". The emergency services have said they have closed the metro and train stations in the areas close to the crash.

Global Brigitte Macron Doesn't Really Want to Be Called First Lady
Author: 0 Brigitte Macron Doesn't Really Want to Be Called First Lady

During his campaign, Macron had pledged to create an "official First Lady status" but had said that any role for his wife would not be paid for out of public funds. "My meetings and engagements will be published on the Élysee site so the French know exactly what I'm doing". A love for Emmanuel Macron as Brigitte details throughout this interview.

Global Charlottesville tries to recover after white supremacy marches turn deadly
Author: 0 Charlottesville tries to recover after white supremacy marches turn deadly

Sessions also defended President Trump's roundly criticized response to Saturday's violence , in which he blamed "many sides" rather than condemning white nationalism directly. On the right, the police's "wait-and-see" approach was perceived as a conspiracy: Cops allowed violence to break out so they would have an excuse to shut down the rally.

Global The ECB doesn't like the strong euro - EUR/USD stays low
Author: 0 The ECB doesn't like the strong euro - EUR/USD stays low

The language of the minutes was, as usual, careful in tone, expressing the need to " gain more policy space and flexibility", underlining the ECB's cautious "wait and see" stance. At its July meeting, the European Central Bank chose to delay a discussion about whether to taper off its bond-buying scheme. Certainly, core inflation has fallen sharply in recent months as the stronger euro, through the higher costs of selling goods overseas and lower costs of buying foreign goods, means the ...

Global Barca seek Super Cup tonic to Neymar hangover
Author: 0 Barca seek Super Cup tonic to Neymar hangover

Asensio followed up his brilliant late goal in Sunday's first leg with a stunning effort from 30 metres in the fourth minute that proved a punishing blow for the Catalans. The versatile midfielder has since managed to resurrect his career at Guangzhou, earning a regular place in the Brazil national team alongside Barcelona target Philippe Coutinho and Neymar , now of Paris Saint-Germain.

Global Chloe Ayling kidnap arrest: Brother of suspect arrested
Author: 0 Chloe Ayling kidnap arrest: Brother of suspect arrested

In interviews, Ayling has said it hurts to see people doubting her story. Florence Iveson, the prosecutor acting on behalf of the Italian authorities, told London's Westminster Magistrates Court on Thursday the two brothers were accused of abducting, kidnapping and detaining Ayling between July 11 and 17.

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