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SEA Games hero Thanabalan credits father as Malaysia book final


Thailand are one of the best teams in this region. Another Thai request to reschedule another crucial SEA Games football battle has met with now familiar denial by hosts Malaysia, forcing the War Elephants to take on Myanmar in the men's semi-finals this afternoon as announced. Read More »

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles, says South Korea

None of the missiles, which were launched near Kittaeryong, had posed a threat to either North America or the US Pacific territory of Guam, the spokesman said. North Korea appears to have launched another missile into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan on Saturday morning, in what would be its first launch this month. Read More »

BBCI: Brexit: Keep single market for transition period - Labour

Labour is promoting itself as the party of "soft Brexit" with a new policy of keeping the United Kingdom in the EU single market and customs union, perhaps indefinitely. Nigel Farage, former leader of the anti-EU UK Independence Party, also criticized the Labour move. "That is why a transitional period under Labour will be as short as possible, but as long as necessary", he added. Read More »

Thousands flee or are evacuated after Rakhine violence


Rohingya Muslims, however, have had roots in the country that go back centuries. Around 2,000 people have been able to cross into Bangladesh since Friday, according to estimates by Rohingya refugees living in the makeshift camps on the Bangladeshi side of the border. Read More »

United States revises initial assessment on N. Korea's missile launches


The US Pacific Command at first said all three North Korean missiles failed . It later amended its statement to say the missiles flew "approximately 250 kilometers in a northeastern direction". This week, the United States and Japan placed new sanctions on entities and individuals that support North Korea, in countries such as China and Russian Federation. Read More »

Lokomotiv FC placed in Group F at UEFA Europa League group stage


Everton manager Ronald Koeman said: "It's a strong group, all in a good part of Europe". "But not everyone on the bench saw it". "It was incredible. They can do just that so back Koeman's side to claim their fifth win to nil in six games at the start of the new campaign. AC Milan had a more comfortable evening with Patrick Cutrone scoring the only goal as they won 1-0 away to Macedonian outfit Shkendija to complete a thumping 7-0 aggregate victory. Read More »

Prominent Muslim Leaders Reject Instant Divorce Ruling


Already, the BJP spokespersons are reminding about the Rajiv Gandhi led Congress government's capitulation before the conservative Muslim leaders in the Shah Bano case, regarding alimony for divorced Muslim women during 1985-86, in contrast to their public support to this issue along with the BJP led central government's supporting affidavit in the case against triple talaq . Read More »

Moscow Opposes 'Endless' Anti-North Korea Sanctions, Urges Dialogue

NKOREAN.RU was launched in Russian Federation with the approval of North Korea, Reuters reported. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that "the scope of sanctions already endorsed by the U.N. But the Moon Jae-in administration said closer observation of the North's actions is crucial before drawing any conclusions and the allies must stay alert at all times. Read More »

Survival-prone dog wanders street in Tropical Storm Harvey's aftermath


She captioned the facebook .com/photo.php?fbid=10155437802501839&set=pb.509421838. A dog in Sinton, Texas put emergency plans in motion after Harvey arrived on Friday. "With his dog food of course", she added. "Otis can go to Dairy Queen and he can get a hamburger. He's the only dog allowed to lie down in front of the county court house", Segovia said. Read More »

Detainees Suspected Of Using Underground Tunnel To Illegally Enter US


Agents plan to question the 30 migrants who were arrested about the discovery. A tunnel opening equipped with a ladder that was discovered near the U.S. "However, as this case demonstrates, law enforcement has also identified instances where such tunnels were used to facilitate human smuggling", he added. Read More »

Trump Blames Republican Leaders for Creating Debt Ceiling 'Mess'

The federal government hit the debt ceiling in March and since then the Treasury has resorted to "extraordinary measures", deferring certain investments and payments, to avert a default. Congress has until the end of September to raise the debt ceiling or default on its debt, which would cause widespread financial turmoil. Congress will have about 12 working days from its return to approve spending measures to keep the government open. Read More »

OH man charged with malicious wounding after Charlottesville attack


The 21-year-old suffered a broken wrist and a chipped tooth, and he got eight staples in his scalp to close a head wound. Alex Michael Ramos is now wanted by the Charlottesville Police Department. Thomas denied an interview request from the Times , but Brian Moran, Virginia's secretary of public safety, said the city of Charlottesville did not use a number of security measures recommended by the state police, including a ban on weapons and sticks of all kinds at the gathering. Read More »

United Kingdom politicians call on PM May to stop targeting global students


There has been particular focus on the large gap between estimates of arrivals and departures of foreign nationals who come to Britain to study. But just as universities applauded that move, the private sector sounded the alarm about other immigration statistics released yesterday suggesting Brexit has deterred much needed talent from coming to the UK. Read More »

RNC Votes To Denounce White Supremacists


House Republicans are now considering their own resolution to condemn not only white nationalist groups but "violence by all groups - regardless of their political affiliation". Two state troopers also died on that day in a helicopter crash after helping monitor the rally, demonstrations and clashes. Many criticized President Donald Trump for his response to the violence, arguing it wasn't strong enough . Read More »

Percent of Voters Think Trump Is Dividing the Country, Poll Shows


Like many hatemongers of today, Donald Trump probably grew up in a house where the ideals and philosophies of White supremacy were discussed on a regular, if not daily, basis. How, in the aftermath of this violence, could I have found hope? The crowd cheered the president and then booed the media. On a scale from 1 to 10, Trump's speech Monday night was an 8. Read More »

Fact check: Flawed attack on Sen. Jeff Flake

Former Arizona state Sen. Earlier this month, Trump told Fox News that he was "seriously considering" granting a pardon to Arpaio, who was found guilty of criminal contempt for having "willfully violated" a 2011 court order barring his officers from stopping and detaining Latino motorists on suspicion that they were in the country without authorisation. Read More »

Trump's comments on Charlottesville ignite firestorm


It brought fear into the public and was nothing short of domestic terrorism at some points. The Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally had become a debacle for white supremacist leaders by Saturday evening, former white nationalist royalty Derek Black told the New York Times' Michael Barbaro on Tuesday, because the violent scuffles and deadly automobile attack on peaceful countermarchers had overshadowed the organizers' intended goals. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Working With Iraq to Freeze out Iran


He, meantime, underscored Iran's readiness to improve ties with Riyadh, and said, "I hope that Saudi Arabia will stop its incorrect (military) operation against Yemen , which certainly prevents improvement of relations (with Iran)". Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. The relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran deteriorated in 2011 after the eruption of protests in the Muslim countries known as the Arab Spring. Read More »

North Korea fires three missiles into sea


Ten Chinese and Russian companies as well as six individuals were named, some of whom are trading coal , oil and mineral resources with North Korea . But South Korea's intelligence service said last month it does not believe North Korea has perfected a stable re-entry system, which allows a warhead to survive the heat-intensive process of re-entering the Earth's atmosphere. Read More »

Messi double gives Barca win, Atletico thrash Las Palmas


Messi missed the penalty when his mid-height shot into the left corner was saved by the fingertips of Alaves goalkeeper Fernando Pacheco. With regards to team-news, the signing of Ousmane Dembele has come too late for the young Frenchman to feature, Valverde will also be without Luis Suarez who has a knee problem. Read More »

North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles, says United States military


None of the missiles, which were launched near Kittaeryong, had posed a threat to either North America or the US Pacific territory of Guam, the spokesman said. The launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and USA troops take part in joint military drills in the South, which Pyongyang views as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion of its own territory. Read More »

United States revises assessment of N. Korea launch


Last month North Korea fired its first intercontinental ballistic missiles, technically capable of reaching the mainland United States, and this month warned that it was considering launching missiles into the Pacific Ocean near the American territory of Guam. Read More »

Orlando Bloom Starring in Amazon's Carnival Row Series


Per Amazon's official announcement, Bloom is on board to play the lead role of "Rycroft Philostrate, a police inspector investigating the murder of a faerie showgirl on Carnival Row ". He is repped by Lighthouse Management and Media, ICM Partners, Independent UK, and Felker Toczek. A premiere date for Carnival Row has not yet been revealed. Read More »

Mitch McConnell bucks Trump


Tensions between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have escalated dramatically recently, to the point that the two haven't spoken with each other in weeks, according to a New York Times report on Tuesday. Read More »

Trump says debt ceiling 'mess' could have been avoided


Historically, Republicans and Democrats have clashed over how to raise the debt ceiling and are motivated by the threat of default. In July, the House of Representatives approved $1.6 billion for improving barriers along the southern border, as part of a $788 billion spending bill for the next fiscal year. Read More »

Killed 3 Pak soldiers on border: BSF


During the process, three Rangers were killed. They fired on the BSF posts there. The Indian delegation highlighted abetment and support of Pakistan Army , to cross border terrorism, sniping actions on the Line of Control (LoC) and deliberate targeting of civil population during the ceasefire violations. Read More »

White Rock beats Italy 12-2 in Little League World Series opener


The victor of that game will advance to Sunday's championship against the victor of the American final. Japan won the worldwide championship at the Little League World Series, finishing an unbeaten run with a 5-0 victory over Mexico. Goto threw 5.2 innings of shutout baseball, allowing just four hits and one walk, while striking out 13. Japan took advantage when Yuya Nakajima laced a two-run single to make it 3-0. Read More »

Trump's strategy may drive Pakistan closer to Russia and China


In a clear ultimatum to Islamabad , Trump said Pakistan had to change its " double game " policy or face the consequences. Victory in this almost 16-year USA war will come when the Afghan people stand unified behind their government, willing to risk their lives to defend their own country from internal and external threats. Read More »