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30 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in north Syria

The death toll is likely to rise due to the large numbers of critically injured people, SOHR said. US-led coalition air forces launched 22 strikes near the Syrian city of Raqqa and three strikes near Deir ez-Zor, according to Operation Inherent Resolve. [Full Article...]

Sterling rises as Trump and North Korea war fears shake stock markets

Sterling rises as Trump and North Korea war fears shake stock markets Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets UK, said: "The declines in U.S. markets started to gain traction in the afternoon session as nervousness set in after President Trump warned North Korea that they would face "fire and fury like the world has never seen", if they continued with their attempts to build a nuclear warhead, that is able to hit the western US". [Full Article...]

Two-thirds see North Korea as a very serious threat — CNN Poll

Two-thirds see North Korea as a very serious threat — CNN Poll A US strike against North Korea would need the support of South Korea, he said, because the North would likely retaliate against the South and its 600,000 troops. For North Korea, having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike America would be the ultimate guarantee against invasion by its superpower adversary and is an ambition decades in the making. [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens Guam with missile strikes

North Korea threatens Guam with missile strikes By making such an explicit threat to North Korea, on camera, the President also invested his own personal prestige into the center of the crisis. Tillerson is speaking after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged threats that have raised concerns about a potential military confrontation. [Full Article...]

Franklin set to become hurricane before 2nd Mexican landfall

Franklin set to become hurricane before 2nd Mexican landfall Franklin's maximum sustained winds slowed to 40 miles per hour (65 kph) after it came ashore on Yucatan's Caribbean coast overnight, but it was expected to strengthen again Wednesday while crossing the Bay of Campeche in the southern Gulf of Mexico. [Full Article...]

'Bigfoot' reportedly spotted in North Carolina forest

'Bigfoot' reportedly spotted in North Carolina forest The Greenville Police Department has some advice to anybody who thinks they've seen Bigfoot in the city - don't shoot. Since this is a group dedicated to finding Big Foot, they were in those mountains at that hour of the night actively searching for the fabled creature. [Full Article...]

Dry today, chance of rain on Sunday

Dry today, chance of rain on Sunday We forecast occasional showers and thunderstorms across the state today and tonight with potential for heavy rain in spots. That rain is moving to the east-northeast toward the Twin Cities area and should arrive by late morning. Weak tropical wave 500 miles east of Leeward Islands is having a hard time developing. The other system that needs to be watched is Invest 99-L in the Atlantic whi... [Full Article...]

Guam residents fear attack after N.Korean threat

Guam residents fear attack after N.Korean threat This is not the first time that DPRK has threatened Guam . The North's threat came hours after US President Donald Trump warned that any threat by North Korea to the US will be met with " fire and fury ". Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros urged calm and said defenses are in place for such threats. "We will continue to keep the public updated on any changes or request... [Full Article...]

European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension

European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension He says "the pressure is starting to show". "It appears to mean an operation to put Guam under siege to block the deployment of USA strategic assets in and out of the island", a defense ministry official said. South Korean stocks ended lower Wednesday morning as foreign investors offloaded large-cap stocks amid heightened tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: No imminent threat from North Korea

Tillerson: No imminent threat from North Korea And I'm not sure that President Trump is ready to act. Trump's latest statement comes as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits allies in Southeast Asia, rallying support for tougher measures against Pyongyang while holding out an olive branch to the reclusive regime. [Full Article...]

Trump's media obsession extends to TV chyrons about himself

This packet is separate from another folder Trump receives containing a summary of the day's headlines and news coverage, which has always been standard practice for presidents and lawmakers. On Tuesday, for instance, he posted in a series of tweets: "E-mails show that the AmazonWashingtonPost and the FailingNewYorkTimes were reluctant to cover the Clinton/Lynch secret meeting in plane. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's tweets are the reason his approval rating is low

Among Republicans, Trump's support fell 12 percentage points from 83 percent in July to 71 percent in August. In July, Trump tweeted about an ABC News/Washington Post poll , writing that "even though nearly 40 per cent is not bad at this time, was just about the most inaccurate poll around election time!" The poll, which was released on Tuesday (Aug. [Full Article...]

Police Uncover Ritualists' Den in Lagos, Arrest Suspect

Police Uncover Ritualists' Den in Lagos, Arrest Suspect NAIJ.com had earlier reported that a suspected ritualist was apprehended by residents at Obadeyi bus-stop, Ojokoro axis of the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. According to Premium Times, the alleged ritualist was caught after passersby overheard cries of a woman allegedly kidnapped by the suspect and his accomplices. [Full Article...]

Medha Patkar, on hunger strike forcibly taken away by MP police

Medha Patkar, on hunger strike forcibly taken away by MP police Two days ago, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan appealed her to call off her fast followed by another appeal from union minister Uma Bharati. This is a serious violation of human rights of the people sitting on peaceful fast fighting against the illegal drowning of more than 40000 families in Narmada Valley. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Melrose attempted murder captured in Westboro

Suspect in Melrose attempted murder captured in Westboro Ferreira allegedly knew the victims, police said. Officer Michael Daniels saw a red Toyota and checked the license plate. Ferreira will be held at the Melrose Police Department pending his arraignment in Malden District Court on charges including attempted murder, mayhem, kidnapping with serious bodily injury and home invasion. [Full Article...]

Japan, South Korea and USA plan global push to denuclearize North

Japan, South Korea and USA plan global push to denuclearize North They affirmed it is vital that the global community as a whole "steadily enforce" United Nations sanctions on North Korea, including the latest package adopted Saturday in response to Pyongyang's tests of two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, a Japanese official told reporters after a trilateral meeting in Manila. [Full Article...]

USA drums up south-east Asian support on North Korea

USA drums up south-east Asian support on North Korea But Tillerson says the current US strategy is working. Reports suggest Tillerson is in Thailand to press the Prayut government to take harsher action against North Korea. "Talks", Tillerson said when asked if North Korea had a way out. Tillerson said the support of China and Russian Federation for the sanctions sent a strong message to North Korea about what was expected of it. [Full Article...]

North Korea ups rhetoric following President Trump's threat of 'fire and fury'

North Korea ups rhetoric following President Trump's threat of 'fire and fury' The U.S. keeps a Naval base and Coast Guard station in the south, and an Air Force base in the north that saw heavy use during the Vietnam War. Trump's warning followed a Washington Post report that quoted a Defense Intelligence Agency analysis as saying officials think North Korea now has "nuclear weapons for ballistic missile delivery" - including in its intercontinental ballistic missiles. [Full Article...]

Trump Adviser Thinks Maybe "The Left" Bombed Minnesota Mosque

Trump Adviser Thinks Maybe Gorka said destroying ISIS must first start by calling it what it is - radical Islamic terrorism. No one was hurt when explosion happened during morning prayers at the mosque in Bloomington, a suburb of Minneapolis. "The question of who does it is a question". "There's a great rule (that) all initial reports are false", Gorka said. "There's no such thing as a lone wolf", he replied. [Full Article...]

State media: North Korea considering strike on Guam

State media: North Korea considering strike on Guam In fact, North Korea's bomb threats came in merely hours after Trump delivered a heated warning. North Korea is "now carefully examining the operational plan for making an enveloping fire at the areas around Guam with the medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12", a spokesperson for the Korean People's Army (KPA) said in a statement issued by the state agency KC... [Full Article...]


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