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Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea

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He said previous presidents had also used strong words to warn off Pyongyang, pointing out Barack Obama said past year that "we could, obviously, destroy North Korea with our arsenals". "The strategic environment is becoming harsher and we need to discuss how we will respond to that", a Japanese foreign ministry official said in a briefing in Tokyo. Read More »

North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

The White House says that Trump — in a phone call Friday to President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) — saluted Xi for China's United Nations vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea . Pacific territory. Kim also urged the United States to "show through actions if they wish to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and prevent a unsafe military clash", according to the KCNA report. Read More »

Pompeo: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Missile Again

Meanwhile here on Guam, the threat level remains unchanged. Trump warned Pyongyang last week that the USA military was "locked and loaded" and could engulf the North in "fire and fury", while North Korea, through its state media, had threatened to fire four missiles in a bid to surround the U.S. Read More »

Mattis and Tillerson: "We're Holding Pyongyang to Account"

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Mattis and Tillerson praised South Korea for its willingness to deploy a USA missile defense system, a step China had opposed over concern that the system's radar would allow it to peer into Chinese territory. "It's kind of the classic Trump in that he overstates things", he said. "Sound dialogue is not possible with such a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him", KCNA said, calling Trump's " fire and fury " comment "a load of nonsense". Read More »

Swiss hotel sparks outrage by asking Jewish guests to shower before swimming

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The Paradies apartment hotel in the Alpine village of Arosa in eastern Switzerland is being accused of anti-Semitism after an outraged guest posted to Facebook a picture of a notice plastered outside the hotel pool. The hotel's operators responded immediately and said it was all a misunderstanding and there was no anti-Semitic intent involved. "I made a note and I used the wrong words ", she told The Algemeiner Monday . Read More »

Former President Obama's tweet goes viral

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The first African American president asserted that "love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite". Three people have died and many more injured when far-right and neo-Nazi groups gathered yesterday. Current US President Donald Trump has seen significant backlash from both sides of the political fence in Washington DC after blaming the tragedy "on many sides " as opposed to attacking the problem at its source, according to Business Insider. Read More »

WWE legend Ric Flair recovering after surgery for undisclosed issue

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Ric's daughter, Charlotte Flair, gave the most recent update on her father's condition, thanking everyone for their support and calling her dad a "fighter". "Are u a Fan/Friend of Ric Flair? ". So while the latest Ric Flair update isn't flawless news, it certainly gave fans cause to breathe a sigh of relief that their favorite wrestler and - by all accounts - all-around nice guy was going to be alright. Read More »

North Korea defector: We follow Kim Jong Un because we're scared

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The North Korean Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) is "seriously examining the plan for an enveloping strike at Guam through simultaneous fire of four Hwasong-12 intermediate-range strategic ballistic rockets in order to interdict the enemy forces on major military bases on Guam and to signal a crucial warning to the USA", the statement said. Read More »

Taliban writes Trump warning against United States troop increase

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U.S. Defence Secretary, James Mattis, said that the Trump administration was very close to announcing its military strategy for Afghanistan. Pakistan has always been accused by its neighbours India and Afghanistan and western nations like the United States and the United Kingdom of its involvement in terrorist activities in the region and beyond. Read More »

Homegrown Terror Is More Common Than Islamic Terror In The US

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The president was criticized on all sides for his comments on Saturday , which included a controversial " many sides " comment, implying that counter-protestors of the " Unite the Right " rally in Virginia were to blame for violence that included three deaths, including one at the hands of terrorist James Alex Fields, Jr ., who drove his vehicle into a crowd of people, killing Heather Heyer, a protestor of the white power rally . Read More »

Political leaders react to racism in Charlottesville and beyond

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He said that anyone who acted criminally will be "held fully accountable". After President Trump condemned " many sides " for the violence in Charlottesville on August 12, Republican and Democratic politicians criticized him for not calling out white supremacy for several days. Read More »

Hurricane Gert now second of 2017 hurricane season

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The NHC said the storm is not a threat to the United States or Bermuda. Gert has sustained winds at 75 miles per hour and is moving north at 8 miles per hour. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Swells generated by Gert will begin to affect portions of Bermuda and the U.S. East Coast — from North Carolina to NY — over the next couple of days. Read More »

Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting

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In a March 2016 interview Trump even described Papadopoulos, a former researcher at the conservative Hudson Institute, as an "excellent guy". According to the Post , the Papadopoulos emails were part of the over 20,000 pages of documents that the Trump campaign turned over to the multiple congressional committees conducting their own investigations into Russia's election interference. Read More »

Confirmed! Prabhas to pair up with Shraddha Kapoor in 'Saaho'

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The teaser of Prabhas" " Saaho ", featuring some high-octane stunt sequences and a bloodied Prabhas, was released even before the blockbuster success of his film " Baahubali: The Conclusion'. Do you think Shraddha is the right choice for Saaho? The Haseena Parkar actor is going to share screen space with Prabhas in his next multilingual film, Saaho . Read More »

1 in custody after vandalizing Boston's Holocaust memorial, police say

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Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said: "I'm grateful for the quick response and the community help which led to the swift arrest of the suspect responsible for the damage done to the Holocaust Memorial". Clearly, this type of behaviour will not be tolerated in our city. Isaac has since pleaded not guilty to vandalism charges. Broken glass lies on the ground near police tape at the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston on Monday. Read More »

China to enforce United Nations sanctions from today

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China is North Korea's biggest trade partner and the move is seen as part of efforts to use economic sanctions to pressure Pyongyang to relent on its nuclear ambitions. Beijing had pledged to fully enforce the sanctions after the U.S. accused it of not doing enough to rein in its neighbour. Wu visited Pyongyang in February a year ago, urging restraint after North Korea announced a plan to put a satellite into orbit with a long-range rocket. Read More »

Virginia Congregations Condemn White Supremacy After Violent Demonstrations

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The police chief of Charlottesville, Va., denied Monday that cops were ordered not to intervene or make arrests during the violent clashes that led to the death of an anti-racist protester. "I lost my baby girl because she fought for this". "Many white people, whether they are Americans or Canadians, feel that it is especially important to speak out now". Read More »

Don't Miss the Incredible Perseid Meteor Shower This Week

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The Perseid meteor shower occurs every July and August as the Earth passes debris from the Swift-Tuttle comet . An outburst of Perseid meteors lights up the sky in August 2009 in this time-lapse image. It will light up the night sky, and may even be visible during the day in some areas. On average at its peak, we could see 30-40 meteors per hour. Read More »

Trump reassures Guam it is secure

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In yet another warning to North Korea , the U.S. president said the country better get its act together or they are "going to be in trouble like few nations ever have been in trouble in this world", while stressing that the U.S. Kim was briefed on the plan during an inspection of the North Korean People's Army (KPA) Strategic Force on Monday, where he also accused the USA of driving the situation on the Korean peninsula into a "touch-and-go situation", Efe quoted local media reports as ... Read More »

Arsenal edge past Leicester in Premier League season opener

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Wenger further reiterated the point in his written press conference, describing Giroud's decision to remain with Arsenal as a "relief" and "one of the greatest days I've had in recent months". Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette says he kept his cool after scoring against Leicester City because it was too early to celebrate. But he drew encouragement from his side's display. Read More »

TIKI Brand condemns white nationalists' use of tiki torches

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One of the least expected condemnations came from the manufacturers and marketers of the humble Tiki torch - which was the chosen implement for the marching white supremacists. Followers quickly commented with their support, saying they would now buy more torches. After it was noted that some of the white nationalist protestors had also adapted the Detroit Red Wings logo for their signs, infusing the inside of the wheel with an SS insignia, the hockey team issued its own statement ... Read More »

Holborn Tube station evacuated after loud bang and smoke fills platform

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Inspector Sands is code for an emergency or potential emergency. "I was towards the back of the crowd". London Fire Brigade said two fire engines and 10 firefighters are at the scene. British Transport Police said that the station is closed while firefighters investigate the incident. An emergency evacuation is underway from Holborn Tube station with a Tannoy announcement stating: " Would Inspector Sands please go to the operations room immediately ". Read More »

What is the legacy of Indian subcontinent partition?

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Let's start with some whatsapp status for the Independent India . Pakistan has kicked off a day of celebrations marking the country's 70 years of statehood and independence. Thousands of people gather in New Delhi to celebrate the first day of Indian independence. Here are a few quotes from his famous " Tryst With Destiny " speech that will give you goosebumps: 1. Read More »

Rallies and vigils held to commemorate Charlottesville victims

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James Alex Fields Jr ., a 20-year-old OH man, has been arrested in connection with the incident Saturday that, in addition to killing Heyer , sent 19 people to the hospital. Her mother, Susan Bro, echoed the same sentiments in an interview with NBC News . "I just want to make sure that it wasn't in vain". Mark Heyer said he didn't always agree with his daughter's viewpoints. Read More »

Terry McAuliffe attends a church after the tragedy in Charlottesville

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Heyer was killed when a driver intentionally plowed his auto into a crowd. We've got to work together. In an initial speech given by Mr Trump ahead of a bill signing regarding the Veterans Administration, the President blamed "many sides" for the violence and stopped short of condemning the Klu Klux Klan and Nazis present at the rally. Read More »

South West Train derailment at Waterloo causes major travel disruption

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Many trains have been cancelled and others are stopping and starting short of the station. It said "major disruption" between Waterloo and Vauxhall stations was expected until 1pm. Staff in high visibility overalls were gathered around the front of the train and a cordon was in place. Network Rail said there was a "slow speed buffer collision" at around 6:20am and two people suffered minor injuries. Read More »

Abe, Trump reaffirm importance of halting North Korean missile launches

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The top US military officer says the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation. Abe said he also praised a commitment by Trump that the United States would ensure the security of US allies in the region as threats from North Korea intensify. Read More »

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists flag in Palakkad school

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Earlier, it was reported that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief was restrained from hoisting the national flag. Meanwhile, the District Collector alerted the school authorities that it would be a violation of the norms if political or organisational leaders are allowed to hoist the national flag at aided schools. Read More »

France's Macron speaks to Trump, warns over N Korea escalation

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Pyongyang has threatened to launch missiles at the waters near the US territory of Guam in the western Pacific. "Guam is the largest island between Hawaii and the Philippines, and it has a natural deep seawater port", says Robert Underwood, former Guam delegate to the U.S. Read More »