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President Moon to address N. Korea's nuclear threat in Liberation Day speech

Others want independence from the U.S. Another faction wants to eliminate the heavy American military presence on an island where 7,000 troops are stationed and the main thoroughfare is called Marine Corps Drive. Mr. Abe said that he and Mr. Trump "shared the view that the priority is not to let North Korea launch missiles". The U.S. territory is a small island about 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) from Pyongyang. Read More »

AG Jeff Sessions to bash Rahm Emanuel in sanctuary city speech


Most undocumented immigrants, he continued, go about their business, but if they break a law, that leaves them open to be picked up by ICE, because "we comply with the law, and that's the policy". ILRC argues that local law enforcement jurisdictions do not have a "legal obligation to assist with civil immigration enforcement, which is the responsibility of the federal government". Read More »

Another ship suspends migrant rescues citing Libyan threats


In the first message, which was posted around 7 PM, the organization wrote that the "Blue Gulf has been seized in global waters by the Libyan coastguard", noting that it had been "forced to follow them into Libyan waters , threatening to shoot us if we did not follow the orders". Read More »

Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam


Lee Choon-geun, senior research fellow at South Korea's state-run Science and Technology Policy Institute, said there was a risk that any missile could land much closer to Guam than planned. China, North Korea's main ally, has consistently urged both sides to work to lower tensions. On Tuesday, Trump broke with the U.S. tradition of using a measured tone when discussing the threat posed by North Korea and instead spoke with a level of intensity that North Korea typically directs at the US. Read More »

Lions 'Detest and Disavow' Use of Logo in Charlottesville Protest


On Saturday, the Red Wings had a version of their logo used in Charlottesville, where a 32-year-old woman was killed and 19 others injured after a vehicle drove into a crowd of protesters at the Unite the Right rally. However, the logo was red, white and blue, whereas that of the National Football League team's is light blue. The shield also had the words "Nog Ar Nog" written across it, which is Swedish for "enough is enough". Read More »

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez Tried to Convince Neymar to Stay at Barcelona

In the subsequent friendly with Juventus Neymar scored twice with Messi standing aside, while holding off defenders, as the Brazilian completed his dribble before shooting past Gianluigi Buffon. Di Maria moved to Old Trafford from the Bernabeu where his telepathic understanding with Ronaldo helped the Portuguese plunder a plethora of goals as was the case for Ibrahimovic when he starred for PSG. Read More »

Scottish Parliament Confirms Brute Force Cybersecurity Incident


IT officials then warned staff to remain vigilant and report any suspect issues as soon as they become aware of well as to take particular care when opening any emails from external sources. Symptoms of the attack include account lockouts or failed logins. The "brute-force" method of attack was used recently against Westminster, proving that an attack does not need to be sophisticated to cause significant damage. Read More »

Amber Alert called off for 3 siblings abducted in Indiana


This is a developing story. This story will be updated as more details are made available. Brownsburg police believe the children were abducted by their father, Christhian Garcia. It is believed that Carcia knew both victims; with one woman now left in critical condition following the shooting. They were identified as Alicia Canise Canizales, 22, and Jesus Huesca, 26. Read More »

China announces $1 million aid for flood-hit Nepal


Later in the day, the president, prime minister , Chinese vice premier, chairman Senate and speaker National Assembly will lay a floral wreath on the memorial of forgotten heroes of democracy inside the Parliament. He also promised that China will work together with Nepal to intensify bilateral pragmatic cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, strengthen interconnection and intercommunication, maintain close coordination in global and regional affairs as as to push ... Read More »

Huge Blaze Reported Near Southend Airport in London (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)


As of now, the sky seems to have cleared a bit. I can see loads of fire engines and smoke coming up'. Essex firefighters were called to the hangar, which is used to livery planes, near the terminal shortly. Although some media reports suggested there had been an explosion at London Southend Airport, this remains unconfirmed. The fire broke out inside a building next to Southend Airport, Essex, at around 10.30am on Wednesday. Read More »

Israel razes house of Palestinian 'attacker' in West Bank village


The money will go toward the purchase of accessible apartment for 38-year-old Tsippi Yacovian - a married mother of two - in the Israeli capital. "The fright engendered by scores of armed police raiding a hospital can not be downplayed". "The protesters ignited tyres and hurled rocks toward (Israeli) soldiers". "There was some mutual shoving between one of my colleagues and the two officers for about a minute, and then we got into the ambulance", one of the medics told B'Tselem. Read More »

Army Black Hawk chopper carrying 5 missing off Hawaii coast


Tuesday night. An extensive rescue effort hoping to locate survivors now underway involves helicopters from Wheeler Army Airfield, the U.S. Coast Guard, An HC13o from Coast Guard Station Barbers Point and multiple boats from the Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Service. Read More »

Another LeT commander killed in Kashmir


Ghaznavi, 41, was one of the longest surviving militants in the Valley and had successfully mobilized the Hizbul cadres after the killing of Burhan Wani in July previous year. "It's a great success for the forces". "He opened fire but was killed in the retaliatory fire by security forces", SSP Pulwama Choudhary Muhammad Aslam told Mirror . Read More »

Tripura CM slams Prasar Bharati for censoring I-Day speech


In a statement, the CPI-M Politburo said it "strongly condemns the refusal by the Doordarshan and All India Radio to broadcast the customary Independence Day address of Sarkar". It said that the CM should make changes and deliver his speech on 15 Aug keeping in mind the emotions of the people and the Independence Day. The Leftist politician also tweeted saying the blackout amounted to "authoritarianism" and "undeclared Emergency". Read More »

Baltimore takes down Confederate statues in middle of night


Beyond Baltimore, the violence in Charlottesville has put a new spotlight on Confederate monuments around the nation, and from California, to Kentucky, to NY, there are calls for some Confederate symbols to be removed . A statue of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney and the Confederate Women's Monument in Bishop Square Park were also removed. Pugh said she quietly conferred with council members late Tuesday. Read More »

Chinese, Indian Troops Throw Rocks in Border Clash


The United States State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said that "We are encouraging both parties to have a direct conversation", when asked what is the the United States" stand on "another round of tiff from India and China, ' referring to the two-month long Doklam stand-off. Read More »

Gunmen Attack Restaurant In Burkina Faso, Kill At Least 18


At both the Ghana and Burkina Faso sides of the border, long vehicles loaded with goods were seen stranded. On the flooding and mudslides that led to deaths in the town of Regent, Sierra Leone, the federal government said it received with great sadness, news of the flooding and mudslides which resulted in the death of hundreds of people, with devastating loss of property. Read More »

Trump attacks exec for quitting council over Charlottesville


The president on Monday departed from New Jersey, where he has been staying for a working vacation during renovations at the White House, to meet with economic advisers in Washington before heading to Trump Tower in NY. Those who have resigned in protest at Trump's actions join Elon Musk , who left the council after Trump announced the USA was pulling out of the Paris climate change agreement in June. Read More »

North Korea delays plan to fire missiles toward Guam


France, another U.S. ally, weighed in on the tensions on Saturday, with French President Emmanuel Macron calling on North Korea to avoid a further "escalation of tensions". hoped diplomatic and economic pressure would convince North Korea to end its nuclear program, but that it was also preparing military options. Trump warned North Korea last week it would face " fire and fury " if it threatened the United States, prompting North Korea to say it was considering plans to fire missiles ... Read More »

Fox host: Trump comments 'one of the biggest messes I've ever seen'


Now, on one side there was a group of literal Nazis-angry white supremacists who, the night before, had carried torches and chanted things like "Jews will not replace us" and the Nazi slogan "blood and soil", and whose rhetoric led to a terrorist attack that killed one person and injured others. Read More »

Popular Berkeley hot dog chain fires worker…


Cole White , the former Top Dog employee, was among those identified. Following the deadly weekend in Charlottesville , Virginia , which began with scores of white supremacists descending upon the streets chanting slogans of white nationalism to protest the removal of a statue depicting Confederate General Robert E. Read More »

Utah Republicans divided in battle for Chaffetz's House seat


According to the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, Republicans enjoy a 25-point advantage in the district, putting it among the top 20 most-GOP-leaning seats in the country. Curtis, 57, the target of most of the out-of-state attack ads, faced suspicion and criticism from some Republicans for his 2000 run as a Democrat for the state Legislature and his time leading a county Democratic party. Read More »

Trump Blames Both Sides For Charlottesville Violence


The Southern Poverty Law Center says the alt-right "is a set of far-right ideologies, groups and individuals whose core belief is that "white identity" is under attack by multicultural forces using "political correctness" and "social justice" to undermine white people and "their" civilization". Read More »

'Blue Whale Can Lead To Anything', Says Chief Justice Amid Growing Cases


The Chief Justice made the remark while hearing a case where he drew an analogy to the Blue Whale game. Vilippilshala police had registered a case of unnatural death and were investigating the case. The ministry said the proponent of Blue Whale Challenge should be reported to law enforcement agencies. "Along with countering the influence of this game through laws, it is also imperative for us to spread awareness on the matter", the CM wrote, while sharing a poem written by a mother who ... Read More »

Modi wraps up speech in 56 mins - the shortest


There is a huge gap between the statements given by the Prime Minister and the reality. During a phone call Monday, the White House says U.S. President Donald Trump and Modi resolved to "enhance peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region by establishing a new 2-by-2 ministerial dialogue that will elevate their strategic consultations". Read More »

PM Modi vows to fight terrorism, corruption


The prime minister had promised to bring back black money from foreign banks and deposit Rs 15 lakh in each person's account, it said, adding, "We believe this will be done in the next two years". "We are not alone in our fight against terrorism; many countries are actively supporting us". My government is determined to restore to Kashmir its status of heaven on earth. Read More »

HIGH ALERT: North Korea moving missiles, say US

Some analysts said Kim was seeking a similar quid-pro-quo this time around, using the Guam missile threat as leverage. Who is Kim Jong Un? Japan has in the past vowed to shoot down North Korean missiles or rockets that threaten to hit its territory. Read More »

Hope Hicks To Be Named Interim White House Comms Director

She also has close ties to the president's daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser. The White House has had difficulty filling the role of communications director. Well, there's been a lot of turnover at the White House communications office. Hicks will fill the vacancy created after Anthony Scaramucci was sacked just 10 days into the job. Read More »

Wisconsin Republicans tie Foxconn incentives to job numbers


Jason Fields (D-Glendale). The full Assembly is expected to vote on Thursday. "This is an investment that makes sense and we can not look the other way and let this opportunity go by", Republican Rep. encourage the business's hiring of Wisconsin residents" as its negotiates a final contract with Foxconn. "I believe this is a great bill and I don't believe that any of the amendments that have put forth moving forward should be considered friendly", said Rep. Read More »

Pyongyang tensions ease slightly as U.S. officials play down risks of war


It quoted Kim as saying he would watch what he called the "foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees" a little more before deciding whether to order a test. That appeared to signal a path to defuse the crisis. The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in is refuting claims the president challenged the United States in a speech he delivered on the 72nd anniversary of Korean independence on Tuesday. Read More »

Coal Prices: China's North Korea Coal Import Ban Could Stoke Rally


Kong worked alongside current Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi when Wang was Chinese ambassador in Tokyo from 2004-2007. China is North Korea's closest ally, but it has been infuriated by its repeated missile and nuclear tests and has signed up for increasingly tough UN sanctions on the isolated nation. Read More »