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State Dept. Responds to Criticism of Trump Admin's Rhetoric on N. Korea

State Dept. Responds to Criticism of Trump Admin's Rhetoric on N. Korea Murphy also tweeted, "Why are we anxious about Trump's military threats? And, in response, North Korea warned they are ready to teach the USA a severe lesson with its nuclear strategic force", the Late Show host informed his non-news watching/reading viewers - adding that other countries were not being threatened. [Full Article...]

Plane Passenger saves Children from Sexual Assault after Snooping on Man's Texts

Plane Passenger saves Children from Sexual Assault after Snooping on Man's Texts Another child who lived with Burnworth was not discussed during the text messages . Kellar was detained and offered a gross excuse for the messages , calling them fantasy and role play. Both were charged in federal court in Washington on suspicion of attempted enticement of a minor and conspiring to produce child pornography, according to a filing posted Monday by the U.S. [Full Article...]

Smugglers push migrants into sea off Yemen, killing 29: IOM

Smugglers push migrants into sea off Yemen, killing 29: IOM The news comes from the International Organisation for Migration, which calls the drownings shocking and inhumane. Shortly after the tragedy, staff from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, found the shallow graves of 29 migrants on a beach in Shabwa, during a routine patrol. [Full Article...]

Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat

Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat Some investors are on edge after U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea of " fire and fury ". The VIX rose further on Wednesday, rising as far as 12.11, its highest in nearly a month. TripAdvisor shares shed $2.70, or 6.8 percent, to $36.85. Natco Pharma fell 5.2 percent, Aurobindo Pharma lost 3.5 percent while Sun Pharma declined 3 percent. [Full Article...]

CARICOM Reaches Out To Help Venezuela Solve Escalating Crisis

CARICOM Reaches Out To Help Venezuela Solve Escalating Crisis On July 31, the United States levied sanctions against Maduro, freezing all of his assets subject to US jurisdiction. The protesters say the crisis demands an early presidential election that they are sure Maduro would lose. According to media reports, President Nicolás Maduro has since declared victory in elections for a Constituent Assembly convened by him. One of them is Adan Chavez Fri... [Full Article...]

US, Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

The recent mission likely comes in response to heightening tensions between the USA and North Korea. It would also prohibit countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korea's laborers working overseas, ban new joint ventures with Pyongyang and any new investment in current joint ventures. [Full Article...]

Russian military spy jet flies over DC, New Jersey

Russian military spy jet flies over DC, New Jersey Since the treaty entered into force in 2002, there have been more than 1,200 Open Skies flights. The Russian Tupolev TU-154M, also flew over the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, as well as Camp David and Joint Base Andrews, both in Maryland. [Full Article...]

North Korea threats unsettle Guam islanders

North Korea threats unsettle Guam islanders The closest USA state, Hawaii, is more than 3,000 miles to the east, with California a similar distance further away again. Nonetheless, most Americans (72 percent) are uneasy about the possibility of conflict with North Korea , according to a CBS News poll, and 61 percent say they are uneasy about the president's approach to the situation. [Full Article...]

Nord Corea, Pentagono: "Stop minacce"

In settimana, due B-1B, in grado di raggiungere il Nord in appena due ore, hanno effettuato un volo dimostrativo sulla penisola in manovre congiunte coi caccia di Seul . La minaccia nordcoreana preoccupa in particolar modo il Giappone. Per la Corea del Nord le minacce di Donald Trump rappresentano "un mucchio di sciocchezze", "solo la forza assoluta" può funzionare con qualcuno "privo di ... [Full Article...]

Beijing's diplomatic "slam dunk" over diluted South China Sea agreement

Beijing's diplomatic Foreign ministers of ASEAN and China on Sunday adopted a negotiating framework for a code of conduct, a move they hailed as progress but seen by critics as a tactic to buy China time to consolidate its maritime power. "We recognised the benefits that would be gained from having the South China Sea as a sea of peace, stability and prosperity", it added. Wang said at a news conference in Manila ... [Full Article...]

Senate Votes on Affordable Care Act Repeal Proposals

Garrison is right about another thing: The Republican Congress is a disgrace. We can do better. They are working to decrease tax credits that help individuals and small businesses pay their premiums. Trump; it has provided access to health insurance for 20 million people who were not previously covered. The administration and Congress also should expand efforts to further stabilize the market... [Full Article...]

Japan, US do air drills amid tensions

Japan, US do air drills amid tensions The threat from North Korea came after President Donald Trump said that any threat to the USA would be "met with fire, fury and frankly, power, the likes of which the world has never seen before". Department of Defense is monitoring the situation very closely and is maintaining a condition of readiness, daily", said George Charfauros , Guam Homeland Security advisor. [Full Article...]

William Perry urges deterrence on North Korea crisis

The state department spokesperson defended Mr. Trump's remarks that the North Korean threat to the USA will be met with " fire and fury ". Mr Trump is by no means the first president to have dealt with the hard situation with North Korea. [Full Article...]

Australians seize 2 tons of narcotics

Australians seize 2 tons of narcotics The operation began around a year ago, targeting organized crime groups which dealt in tobacco and drug smuggling, and the AFP alleged that the gangs had attempted to smuggle the drugs into the country in a number of container shipments since November 2016. [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 25 in South China landslide

Death toll rises to 25 in South China landslide President Xi Jinping called for efforts to respond to the natural disaster promptly and rescue the injured. The quake's epicentre was near Jiuzhaigou, a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for its karst rock formations, waterfalls and lakes. [Full Article...]

Oil prices rise moderately on reports of Saudi cuts to Asia sales

Oil prices rise moderately on reports of Saudi cuts to Asia sales Oil prices fell on Tuesday on increasing exports from key OPEC producers despite news of lower crude shipments from Saudi Arabia. Supply to European customers will also be reduced by 220,000 barrels per day in September, according to the reports. [Full Article...]

Ahmed Patel, Amit Shah, Smriti Irani win Gujarat RS polls

Ahmed Patel, Amit Shah, Smriti Irani win Gujarat RS polls Until they did not. While Vaghela had, in July, announced that he would not join any other party now but continue to work for the people, his supporters - now expelled from the Congress - could join the BJP soon. The reason is simple: the BJP had done everything possible to win all the three, but it failed to. The decision came after the Election Commission on Congress' repeated petition... [Full Article...]

Syrian army closes in on IS-held town in Raqqa

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that nine women and 14 children died in coalition air raids on Raqqa city since Monday evening. The Syrian army is also advancing in the desert in central Syria, particularly after capturing the Sukhneh city in the eastern countryside of Homs, which is also adjacent to the administrative borders of Deir ez-Zor. [Full Article...]

Mystery as United States expels two Cuban diplomats

Mystery as United States expels two Cuban diplomats The Americans in Cuba "reported incidents which have caused a variety of physical symptoms ", a state department spokesman said. "We don't have any definitive answers about the source or the cause of what we consider to be incidents", Nauert said. [Full Article...]

Driver in Lancaster road rage incident arrested

Driver in Lancaster road rage incident arrested On Saturday, Victoria Best posted three photos and a video of a man pointing a gun at her during her Friday commute. It was when she reported the incident to police and they asked her to try and read the license place of the vehicle that she spotted the driver holding his weapon in the air. [Full Article...]


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