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Bus driver taken to hospital after vehicle crashes near Clapham Junction


The crash happened just before 7am local time, with police and emergency services being called to the scene in Lavender Hill near Clapham Junction train station. "The road is now closed to traffic". An hour and a half after the crash fire crews were still trying to rescue two women from the top deck. At least two people remain trapped on the upper deck of the vehicle, police said. Read More »

Akal Takhat Express: Low intensity bomb found in Uttar Pradesh


The train was going to Amritsar from Kolkata and was stopped after the GRP, Charbagh in Lucknow , got the information, the official said. According to a senior railway official, the unidentified package was a low-intensity device. The passengers had to be evacuated from the train at Amethi after a suspicious object was found in one of the compartments. "Dujana ki shahaadat ka badla abb Hindustan ko chukaana padega". Read More »

Wall St set to open lower as tensions with N.Korea mount

The Standard & Poor's 500 index was almost flat at 2,474.02. In turn, Wells Fargo, Jefferies, and Telsey cut their price targets for FOSL, which is down 22% in electronic trading, and could hit a multi-year low. Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note slipped to 2.25 percent from 2.26 percent late Tuesday. Options traders gear up for Snap's second earnings report as a public company. Read More »

North Korea threatens the US, Stephen Colbert says we're all gonna die


He said the president's threat to North Korea was "like pouring gasoline on a fire". She also said the United States doesn't have a problem with the North Korean people, "it is the regime itself". "Kill a hostage? You don't have the balls". "I watched that clip about a dozen times today and after viewing number eight, I noticed this". There's probably a little shop that sells range balls in the next room. Read More »

Trump chose his own words for 'fire and fury' remarks


The statement said that "only absolute force" can work on someone as "bereft of reason" as Trump. Despite his criticism of the Trump administration's approach, Sullivan is sympathetic to its efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear programs. Read More »

Australian Senate rejects national marriage vote

The case will be fronted by Wilkie, the Parents and Friends of Lesbian and Gays national spokeswoman, Shelley Argent, and Rainbow Families' Felicity Marlowe, although Croome invited any other campaign groups, states governments or political parties to join the action. Read More »

TSX falls as North Korea tensions spur flight to safety


The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 2 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,411. USA stocks closed lower on Wednesday as heightened geopolitical tensions chased investors away from equities that are deemed riskier. The Dow is up 2,286.10 points, or 11.6 percent. The biggest fallers were G4S down 24.7p to 305.9p, Standard Chartered down 20.9p to 783.1p, Prudential down 44p to 1,841.5p, Shire down 92p to 3,945p. Read More »

Rally Cat: Feline on field sets up St. Louis Cardinals' grand slam


Molina was at the plate, with two outs, when the cat came onto the field and ran toward the center field wall. Cain didn't move a muscle and the cat ran past him. "Then I saw it was just the cat". Fans immediately recognized the cat's stroll across the outfield as good luck and nicknamed him "Rally Cat" due to his obvious divine intervention to help spark the Cardinals' sixth inning rally. Read More »

Cassie Sainsbury's case back before judge


She'd agreed to reveal the identities of those involved in a drug smuggling ring in exchange for a sentence reduction from 20 to six years at El Buen Pastor jail in Bogota . The plea bargain had previously been postponed after she claimed last month that she was forced to smuggle drugs because her family was being threatened. Read More »

Venezuela Faces More Economic Struggles From US Sanctions


The U.S. Treasury has already sanctioned 13 current and former Venezuelan officials and on July 31, it designated Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro pursuant to the same executive order. "Witness accounts suggest that security forces, mainly the National Guard , the National Police and local police forces, have systematically used disproportionate force to instil fear, crush dissent, and to prevent demonstrators from assembling, rallying and reaching public institutions to present ... Read More »

Japan, US do air drills amid tensions


The North Korean Strategic Force said it was "carefully examining the operational plan for making an enveloping fire at the areas around Guam with the medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12", according to an English-language statement reported by the official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ). Read More »

Haslam wants Tennessee to land new Toyota-Mazda plant


Toyota plans to build its Corolla compact auto for the North American market while Mazda would use the plant to build crossover vehicles that combine features of passenger cars and sport-utility vehicles. Governor Phil Bryant is open and welcome to the idea of the joint plant coming to state. But Bevin said he will impress on Toyota and Mazda executives that no state is "better positioned" for the plant than Kentucky with its central geography and access to existing Toyota suppliers. Read More »

Tensions Rise In Dispute Over Kenya Election Results


Dela added: "I voted for leaders who I believe will end tribalism". "We are fearful because before there was rigging and that led to violence", said orange seller Christine Okoth. Once we are able to get that together, I am sure we will be fine. "I$3 am super excited about the election this year ..." " Kenyans are good people". Read More »

Asian shares stabilize as North Korea geopolitical tensions simmer


South Korea's won dropped 0.9 percent against the US dollar to its lowest close since July 13. "The overnight Korean news has prompted some unwinding of the cheapening trades on the franc that has been going on for some time and though positioning is not stretched by any means, the franc's strength may have room to run", said Timothy Graf, head of macro strategy at State Street Global Markets in London . Read More »

North Korea calls Trump's threat a 'load of nonsense'

The German government has expressed concern over what is described as the "rhetorical escalation" between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear program. It is generally believed that foreign adversaries deliberately try to test a new US president early in the first term. Still, Trump tweeted , "Hopefully we will never have to use this power, but there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world!" North Korea wants to protect itself and ... Read More »

Corea del Nord. Prodotta una testata nucleare miniaturizzata


Washington, 8 ago. (AdnKronos) - La Corea del Nord "sara' accolta con fuoco e furia " se minaccia gli Stati Uniti . L'iniziativa cinese è volta a definire la questione. Nel viaggio di ritorno negli Usa , con tappa a Guam , dopo la missione nelle Filippine, in Thailandia e Malaysia, il capo della diplomazia statunitense ha spiegato che " gli americani dovrebbero dormire sonni tranquilli " e che "niente di ciò che ho visto e di cui sono a conoscenza indica che la situazione sia ... Read More »

Former Gov. Bill Richardson weighs in on North Korea threat

Guam is not in danger of a missile attack from North Korea, officials said Wednesday, as the island's defense systems would neutralize Pyongyang's projectiles. "This is American sovereign soil...there are over 200,000 American citizens", Calvo said, noting his island's geographic proximity to North Korea. In September 2016, they threatened Guam after a flyover of B1-B bombers from Andersen Air Force Base. Read More »

Protecting rights and dignity of indigenous peoples 'is protecting everyone's rights'


Today marks 10 years since the creation of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous peoples . As the 93rd session of the UN Committee to End Racial Discrimination (CERD) undertakes its review of Canada in Geneva over the next few weeks, they will find evidence that the legal, economic and social conditions of Indigenous Peoples throughout Canada are desperate and impoverished. Read More »

Could Congress stop Trump from bombing North Korea?


The comments came as a new report said Pyongyang's nuclear program is progressing. In a statement , House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said President Trump's threat of "fire and fury" towards North Korea demonstrates weakness, not strength of objective. Read More »

ACLU Brings Together Milo, Abortion Pills and PETA in First Amendment Lawsuit


Milo Worldwide submitted ads that displayed only Mr. Yiannopoulos's face, an invitation to pre-order his new book, " Dangerous ", and one of four short quotations from different publications: "The most hated man on the Internet" from The Nation; "The ultimate troll" from Fusion; "The Kanye West of Journalism" from Red Alert Politics; and "Internet Supervillain" from Out Magazine. Read More »

North Korea Crosses Red Line, Can Fit Miniaturized Nuke in Missile Warhead


President Trump vowed "fire, fury and frankly power" against Pyongyang if it continued to threaten the United States. The bombers are believed to particularly rattle Pyongyang because they carry nuclear weapons (except the B-1B, which can no longer carry nukes) and could be used in a conventional "decapitation strike" to kill Kim Jong-un before he can issue nuclear launch orders. Read More »

24 killed in landslide triggered by rain


A strong natural disaster of magnitude 6.3 struck a remote area of far northwestern China in Xinjiang region, about seven hours after Tuesday's Sichuan quake, according to the USGS . The National Disaster Reduction Centre of China estimated that at least 24,000 homes were destroyed or seriously damaged in the Tuesday quake. The county also sent consultants to hotels, rural inns and streets to offer possible counselling service to tourists. Read More »

Russian plane makes observation flight over CIA, Pentagon and White House


One of the officials said the Russian jet flew through the Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) airspace that was established around the golf club. A Russian aerospace force plane on Wednesday performed an observation flight over central Washington and the suburbs of the US capital city, including Pentagon, the Central Intelligence Agency , the US Congress and the White House, CNN said later in the day citing two anonymous sources informed about this flight made under the Open Skies Treaty. Read More »

South Korea on alert for attack from Kim

Jeffress's North Korea comments prompted backlash on social media. In 2016, the church reported an average weekly attendance of about 3,700. Earlier today, the president said the US's nuclear arsenal is "more powerful than ever before" after saying the U.S. Read More »

After RS win, Shah says BJP will sweep Gujarat polls


Congress candidate Ahmed Patel clinched his fifth straight Rajya Sabha seat, in a bitterly fought election in Gujarat after late night dramatic developments saw the Election Commission reject votes of two dissident MLAs for violating electoral rules. Read More »

Former Dolphins tackle Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars


The Jaguars acquired Albert in a trade with the Dolphins in March. Albert has asked to return to the team the Associated Press reported Monday night. It's equally unclear why Albert wants to return. The Jaguars had the right to recoup $3.4 million in signing bonus money after he retired , and that might drive any man to come back to work. Read More »

Donald Trump's tweets are the reason his approval rating is low


Staffers start their day monitoring the morning shows on CNN , MSNBC and Fox as well as news published across the internet and in print. Trump's initial criticism Monday morning came shortly after Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, was interviewed on CNN. Read More »

China CPI inflation slows in July, factory gate prices steady


The affected reports are July 2017 AGO/Diesel Price Watch, HHK/Kerosene Price Watch, Liquified Petroleum Gas price watch, PMS/Petrol Price Watch, Selected Food Prices Watch, Transport fare price watch, Consumer Price Index and Inflation and Q2 2017 Gross Domestic Product by output approach. Read More »

US Actions Caused 'Exchange of Barbs' After US Diplomats' Expulsion


The State Department has expelled two Cuban diplomats from the United States over safety concerns of American officials who reported experiencing unexplained "physical symptoms" while working in Cuba, according to reports. The Associated Press , one of the few Western news outlets with offices in the Cuban capital, reported from Havana that the injuries may have been caused by sonic equipment that Cuban intelligence officers installed in the U.S. Read More »

Giant inflatable chicken with golden hair stops by the White House


The Trump Chicken , which was parked on the Ellipse facing 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has been used before by organizers of the Tax Day March to pressure President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, CBS News reported. The inflatable barn animal was featured in several Tax Day March events in cities across the USA, including DC, Chicago and San Francisco. Unfortunately, the balloon-like chicken won't be ruffling Trump's feathers as he stares at it from inside the Oval Office. Read More »

Clear the Shelters: A Closer Look at Paws Chicago


On this day, our two participating shelters, Heartland Pet Connection in Hastings and Capital Humane Society in Lincoln, will offer special promotions in an effort to adopt out more animals to loving homes. Several hundred dogs, cats and small animals, including rabbits, will be available for adoption. Are you going to adopt a pet on Clear the Shelters day? WHAT: MTAS to participate as an official Clear the Shelters partner alongside NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU. Read More »