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US & South Korea to hold joint drills despite calls to ease tensions

US & South Korea to hold joint drills despite calls to ease tensions He said cooperation is the only right option for China and the United States, and the two sides could be great partners. US officials are debating whether he may want direct talks with Washington about a formal treaty to replace the 1953 armistice agreement that ended the Korean War. [Full Article...]

White House Disbands Business Advisory Boards in Charlottesville Fallout

White House Disbands Business Advisory Boards in Charlottesville Fallout That run ended Wednesday when two advisory groups were dissolved following controversial remarks from President Donald Trump about the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia . On Wednesday morning, Campbell Soup Company CEO Denise Morrison and 3M CEO Inge Thulin also took their leave. The White House had no immediate comment in an email to CNBC on Thursday. [Full Article...]

North Korea delays Guam missile firing; U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

North Korea delays Guam missile firing; U.S. says dialogue up to Kim Trump's praise for Kim's decision comes less than a week before the start of joint military drills between the USA and South Korea. He said it could be assessed "within moments" if a missile fired from North Korea was on track to hit Guam. [Full Article...]

Dolly Parton's first children's album to benefit her kids literacy program

Dolly Parton's first children's album to benefit her kids literacy program Considering she's one of the most prolific recording artists in music history, it nearly comes as a shock that, 50 years into her career, Dolly Parton doesn't yet have a children's record under her belt. It's been 20 years since the Imagination Library was launched. Broadcast Music Inc. honored Parton with their Icon Award in 2003, and in 2004 the U.S. [Full Article...]

Gulf Crisis: Baghdad renews refusal to join Saudi-led bloc against Qatar

Gulf Crisis: Baghdad renews refusal to join Saudi-led bloc against Qatar Sanctions imposed by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt included a ban on Qatar using the bloc's ports and airspace. Despite the ongoing diplomatic and political rift with Qatar, Saudi Arabia has made a decision to allow its nationals to enter the Kindgom for the holy pilgrimage to Hajj . [Full Article...]

Trump Rips Into 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham

Trump Rips Into 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Shame!" During a visit Thursday to Beijing, Dunford said: "I have seen the chiefs' tweets and I can absolutely and unambiguously tell you that there is no place for racism and bigotry in the US military or in the United States as a whole". [Full Article...]

Bannon rules out N Korea military solution and calls white supremacists 'clowns'

Bannon rules out N Korea military solution and calls white supremacists 'clowns' Bannon", he said. Trump's less-than-enthusiastic defense calls into question Bannon's assessment of his situation. Bannon has been in a precarious position before but Trump has opted to keep him, in part because his chief strategist played a major role in his election victory and is backed by numerous president's most loyal rank-and-file supporters. [Full Article...]

Mayor asks Trump to postpone Phoenix rally over Charlottesville - here's his response

Mayor asks Trump to postpone Phoenix rally over Charlottesville - here's his response Grijalva said he is also concerned that Trump will pardon former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio during his visit to Phoenix. His comments came on the same day Trump disavowed white nationalists whose rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent this weekend. [Full Article...]

Umbrella Movement leaders jailed over 2014 Occupy rallies by Hong Kong court

Umbrella Movement leaders jailed over 2014 Occupy rallies by Hong Kong court Hong Kong's democracy movement has suffered the latest setback in what has been a punishing year after three of its most influential young leaders were jailed for their roles in a protest at the start of a 79-day anti-government occupation known as the umbrella movement. [Full Article...]

CEOs Of Merck, Under Armour And Intel Resign From Trump's Business Council

CEOs Of Merck, Under Armour And Intel Resign From Trump's Business Council He had earlier said that he had "done all I can to advise directly to POTUS, through others in WH & via councils". "There is no room for equivocation here". The group said in a statement that the question of their participation was becoming a "distraction from our well-intentioned and honest desire to aid vital policy discussion". [Full Article...]

Dame Helen Mirren: 'I hated being a cliche of sexiness'

Dame Helen Mirren: 'I hated being a cliche of sexiness' Surely this isn't an admirable approach for the feminist movement, but it seems Mirren's distaste for the administration has led her to abandon the values she claims to hold so dear. That is quite terrifying, because it means there's a lack of morality there and a lack of conscientiousness", she told the mag, "It's a bit like watching a auto crash. [Full Article...]

Turkey warns Kurdish referendum can lead to 'civil war'

Turkey warns Kurdish referendum can lead to 'civil war' Establishing peace and security in Turkey was also among the topics discussed during the meetings with Turkish officials, he said while noting that both sides were unanimous in pursuing peace process in Syria on the basis of the experts level talks to be held in Tehran and Ankara . [Full Article...]

Intel and Under Armour CEOs resign from Trump's Manufacturing Council

Intel and Under Armour CEOs resign from Trump's Manufacturing Council Thulin's defection follows this week's resignations by fellow manufacturing CEOs from Merck Pharmaceutical, Intel , Under Armour , the AFL-CIO and the Alliance For American Manufacturing. Merck has 25,000 USA employees in all 50 states and has invested $50 billion in research and development since 2010, primarily in the United States. [Full Article...]

Even Hitler can not defeat power of people, says Sharad Yadav

Even Hitler can not defeat power of people, says Sharad Yadav Sharad Yadav on Thursday called a convention to mobilise people to safeguard the "composite culture" of India. "One says this country is mine, other says I belong to the country". While supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments against violence in the name of faith, Yadav said it was not reflected on the ground and Modi needed to tell his party's governments to follow his dictum. [Full Article...]

Suspected auto thief climbs crane to evade cops, falls 160 feet

Suspected auto thief climbs crane to evade cops, falls 160 feet They gave chase and ended up at the port, where the unidentified man ditched the auto and began climbing the crane. The vehicle was stolen from a dealership in San Bernardino and the driver was was able to get onto the port property by blowing past a security checkpoint staffed by private security, police said. [Full Article...]

Israel Exposes Hamas Terrorist Payment Network in Eastern Jerusalem

Israel Exposes Hamas Terrorist Payment Network in Eastern Jerusalem The Hamas Interior Ministry described the assailant and his colleague as "ideologically deviant", a term Hamas uses to describe members of the Islamic State group and other extremists. They added that one of them surrendered to the security forces. The terror group, which is sworn to Israel's destruction, has run Gaza for a decade but have been regularly criticized by more radical jihadist gro... [Full Article...]

US Soldier Killed During Combat in Afghanistan

US Soldier Killed During Combat in Afghanistan One member of the Utah National Guard was killed and 11 others were injured Wednesday in combat operations in Afghanistan. The wounded have been evacuated for medical treatment, according to the statement from the National Guard. The deaths come as President Donald Trump considers sending more troops to Afghanistan to help beat back a resurgent Taliban and an increasing IS presence. [Full Article...]

Lee Opposed Putting Up Confederate Monuments

The law, which Charlottesville officials have fought, previously stopped attempts in Alexandria and Loudoun County from removing Confederate statues. Asked specifically whether Charlottesville's Lee statue should come down, he said: "I would say that's up to a local town, community or the federal government, depending on where it is located". [Full Article...]

Trump shuts down two corporate advisory bodies after CEO exodus

Trump shuts down two corporate advisory bodies after CEO exodus On Tuesday, Trump said he had "many" CEOs who could take the place of those leaving the council. Mr Trump's comments were immediately welcomed by David Duke , a former "grand wizard" of the Ku Klux Klan and a key figure at Saturday's rally. [Full Article...]

Offaly students prepare for Leaving Results

Offaly students prepare for Leaving Results The helpline - 1800-265-165 - is open 10am to 7pm on Thursday and Friday; 8am to 7pm on Monday (CAO Day) and Tuesday; and from 8am to 1pm on Wednesday. Over 16,000 students sat the higher level maths exam this year, an increase of 1200 which has been praised by Ibec. Instead of A1s and 2s and B1s 2s and 3s, there will be 8 grades each at Higher and Ordinary level. [Full Article...]


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