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Top security advisors of S. Korea, US discuss Korean Peninsula issues

Top security advisors of S. Korea, US discuss Korean Peninsula issues Also, they will actively use diplomacy to keep a door open for dialogue and fundamentally resolve the problem. A presidential spokesperson told media that today's meeting had been a "regular" one, but that the NSC standing committee had a "long and in-depth discussion due to the seriousness of the situation on the Korean peninsula". [Full Article...]

Smoke fills London Underground train at Oxford Circus forcing evacuation

Smoke fills London Underground train at Oxford Circus forcing evacuation Witnesses in the area describe an acrid and chemical smell in the immediate locality. British police investigating reports of a fire at London's Oxford Circus underground station on Friday said that the incident was not being treated as suspicious. [Full Article...]

Colbert questions Trump: What's tougher than 'fire and fury'?

Colbert questions Trump: What's tougher than 'fire and fury'? The letter comes amid news that North Korea declared a plan to launch a ballistic missiles toward the USA territory of Guam - 4,000 miles west of Hawaii in the Pacific - where the US has a significant military presence. Also Read: That Time Trump Said He'd "Negotiate Like Crazy" With North Korea. "What is tougher than fire and fury?", Colbert asked. "Lava and rage? A paper cut and a lem... [Full Article...]

PM Modi pulls up BJP MPs for skipping House

PM Modi pulls up BJP MPs for skipping House It has been learnt that during the three year period, Shah had criss-crossed 16 states across the country and attended 800 organisational meetings at various levels for election micro-management, according to Indian Express report. "Their own legislators do not want to be identified with the Congress", Shah said. "Though Narmada Control Authority had already completed all the formalities to rais... [Full Article...]

Vehicles without pollution-under-control certificates not to get insurance renewal

Vehicles without pollution-under-control certificates not to get insurance renewal The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) has suggested strengthening inspection of PUC centres for quality control and introduce well-equipped mobile test centres and a programme to check visibly polluting vehicles. EPCA has sought to enforce penalty for PUC centres for non-compliance and malpractices. A large number of vehicles in the national capital region (NCR) continue to dodge ... [Full Article...]

Buxar District Magistrate found dead in Ghaziabad

Buxar District Magistrate found dead in Ghaziabad Later in the day his body was recovered from railway-tracks, a kilometer away from the Ghaziabad GRP police station. The twitter handler of IAS Association expressed condolence over the death of the IAS officer and tweeted, "Shocking news of sad & untimely demise of Mukesh Pandey, IAS, DM Buxar, Bihar. [Full Article...]

Vessel Aground in St Marys River

Vessel Aground in St Marys River Bulk carrier CALUMET ran aground at 2340 LT Aug 9 on St. Marys River in the United States zone at Sault Ste. The vessel's company, Grand River Navigation Inc., is taking precautionary measures to help ensure the safety of the environment and developing a salvage plan, said the Coast Guard. [Full Article...]

IL comptroller directs $429M grant to schools

IL comptroller directs $429M grant to schools To ease the blow, her office distributed $429 million in grants that schools were owed in March for transportation and other costs. "This new law is a major step toward reaching that goal". Because of the uncertainty, some school administrators across the state say they will only be able to keep their doors open for a few weeks. Murphysboro CUSD 186 superintendent Chris Grode is hosting a town h... [Full Article...]

Man is charged with hiding rifle that likely shot Clinton police officer

Man is charged with hiding rifle that likely shot Clinton police officer Investigators believe they have recovered the murder weapon used to kill a Clinton Police officer. The prosecutor says that Noble knew the rifle was used in a crime and attempted to hide it. As Officer Michael exited the patrol vehicle to make contact with McCarthy, he's accused of firing a round towards the officer, fatally striking him. [Full Article...]

The Pentagon announced in a loud threat against the DPRK

The Pentagon announced in a loud threat against the DPRK A spokesman for the Korean People's Army said the plan would be "put into practice in a multi-current and consecutive way any moment" once Kim Jong Un makes a decision. nuclear arsenal was "more powerful than ever before", but added he was hopeful "we will never have to use this power". With the president touting USA nuclear might and test-firing an ICBM, however, the secretary of state - al... [Full Article...]

South Korean Military is Ready to Act Against Every North Korean Provocation

South Korean Military is Ready to Act Against Every North Korean Provocation The American military presence on Guam consists of two bases - Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south - which are home to 7,000 US troops. But his ability to offer economic incentives like reopening the Kaesong Industrial Complex have been impeded by worldwide sanctions, and his calls for dialogue with Pyongyang have been rejected. [Full Article...]

Partly cloudy Friday, storms into Saturday morning

Chance of precipitation is 50%. Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 am. South wind around 5 miles per hour. Wind: S 10-15 miles per hour. Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. [Full Article...]

'Bombastic comments' over North Korea not helpful, warns USA defence expert

'Bombastic comments' over North Korea not helpful, warns USA defence expert We should not be engaging in the same kind of blustery and provocative statements as North Korea about nuclear war. President Trump would be wise to tone down his heated rhetoric against North Korea to avoid escalating the conflict with the rogue nation's erratic ruler, Massachusetts Congressman Joseph P. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chief, drops legal team

Paul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chief, drops legal team The panel is one of several investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. None of this debate over his tenure has deterred Mueller, who is now using at least two grand juries - in Virginia and Washington, D.C. "I thought it was a very, very strong signal, or whatever", Trump said when asked about the raid , adding that he had not spoken to the attorney general or Federal B... [Full Article...]

Secret Service spends $13500 on golf carts for President Trump's Bedminster trip

Secret Service spends $13500 on golf carts for President Trump's Bedminster trip Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International Golf Links Course in 2012 in Balmedie, Scotland. Trump is spending time out of the White House while the property at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is having new heating and cooling systems installed. [Full Article...]

GOP Senator Backtracks After Odd Comments on McCain's Tumor

GOP Senator Backtracks After Odd Comments on McCain's Tumor He said the process isn't over, calling Obamacare "a mess". "Sen. McCain has been very open and clear about the reasons for his vote", spokeswoman Julie Tarallo said. What was said is unknown, but undoubtedly, he was trying to persuade him to support the president. When his first wife (recovering from a vehicle crash requiring 23 surgeries) needed someone to cheat on her, divorce her, and marr... [Full Article...]

How three recent launches signaled new leaps in North Korea's missile capabilities

How three recent launches signaled new leaps in North Korea's missile capabilities In their call , Trump emphasized he would continue to push for repeal and suggested McConnell do the same, the Times said . Similarly, at the just-concluded ASEAN Regional Forum in Manila, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho asserted that the North would not participate in negotiations on its nuclear and missile programmes unless the United States abandons its "hostile" policy. [Full Article...]

Solapur boy suspected of playing Blue Whale game saved just in time

Solapur boy suspected of playing Blue Whale game saved just in time The 14-year-old boy, a student from Chameli Devi School was saved by his classmates. The incident happened on August 9. The Solapur cops traced the boy's location through his mobile and found that he was on his way to Pune on a bus. Speaking to TOI , additional superintendent of police Rupesh Dwivedi asserted, "The online game is downloaded on his father's mobile phone which he often used to pl... [Full Article...]

Sen. John McCain takes bull by horns, releases own Afghanistan plan

Sen. John McCain takes bull by horns, releases own Afghanistan plan McCain, who is now undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, said he will likely seek a vote on his strategy that would amend the current plan when the Senate returns in September and addresses the annual defense policy bill. [Full Article...]

Kerala Chief Minister Expresses Regret to Murugan's Family

Kerala Chief Minister Expresses Regret to Murugan's Family He suffered head injuries in a road accident on NH-66 near Ithikkara while he was riding pillion on a bike with his friend Muthu, 24. Finally, at 6 am, on the way to another government hospital in Kollam, he died. The prestigious government hospital kept him waiting inside the ambulance for three more hours before telling them that all its ventilators were engaged for the moment. [Full Article...]


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