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China Ratchets Up Pressure on North Korea

China Ratchets Up Pressure on North Korea Tensions have mounted with Pyongyang's two recent successful tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles . Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi , meeting with North Korea's top diplomat during the gathering in Manila, urged the North to "maintain calm" despite the United Nations vote. [Full Article...]

Japan deploys Patriot missile interceptors amid North Korean threats to strike Guam

Japan deploys Patriot missile interceptors amid North Korean threats to strike Guam The United States military could shoot a volley of North Korean missiles headed towards Guam, but it would not be easy and success would be far from certain. "The Strategic Force of the KPA (Korean People's Army) is seriously examining the plan for an enveloping strike at Guam through simultaneous fire of four Hwasong-12 IRBMs in order to interdict the enemy forces on major military bases on Gua... [Full Article...]

Aishwarya becomes first Indian women to hoist Indian flag

Aishwarya becomes first Indian women to hoist Indian flag Aishwarya Rai was seen with her daughter Aradhya and both looked lovely. Filmmakers Karan Johar , Nitesh Tiwari, Baahubali producer Shobu Yarlagadda , actors Shilpa Shetty, Sushant Singh Rajput and Rajkummar Rao were some of the celebrities present at the fest. [Full Article...]

7 white helmets rescuers shot dead in gun attack

7 white helmets rescuers shot dead in gun attack The Director of the White Helmets said, "Their work exclusively focused on saving lives of civilians, triaging the wounded, and putting out fires". It was not immediately clear whether the motives for the raid were political or purely criminal. [Full Article...]

Snapshot of Recent Traded Stock: FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)

HighTower Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of FS Investment Corporation by 1.0% in the first quarter. The stock declined 1.68% or $0.15 reaching $8.8 per share. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. The dividend was $0.223 per share for the quarter which is $0.89 annualized. [Full Article...]

Trump retweets Fox headlines about 'fallout' for Republicans who cross him

Since Congress began debating repeal and replace legislation, there has been news about instability in the ACA marketplaces. When asked whether it was good or bad that the Senate GOP had failed to repeal ObamaCare , answers were more direct. [Full Article...]

China protests USA warship approaching Meiji reef

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said in a statement the United States move undermined Chinese sovereignty and security and endangered the safety of frontline personnel from both sides. Sailing within those 12 miles is meant to show the USA does not recognise territorial claims there. China considered this a large concession to the US, the Guardian said. [Full Article...]

The North Korea crisis in 300 words

The North Korea crisis in 300 words Bombs land on places believed to hide long-range missiles deep below the earth. In March this year, Matthias Eken, a researcher of attitudes towards nuclear weapons, wrote in The Conversation that their destructive power "has been vastly exaggerated" and that one should avoid overusing "doomsday scenarios and apocalyptic language". [Full Article...]

Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in southwestern Pakistan

Attack on army vehicle kills 15 in southwestern Pakistan Bugti said rescue had begun as the area targeted in the blast caught fire soon after the explosion. "Investigations are continuing but I can confirm it was a big explosion and there are around two dozen injured who are being shifted to nearby hospitals", Bugti said. [Full Article...]

China urges North Korea to be 'smart' and drop its missile tests

China urges North Korea to be 'smart' and drop its missile tests The bill places draconian limits on North Korea's exports of coal, lead, iron, lead ore, iron ore, and seafood. Speaking at a regional security forum in Manila on Monday, Wang said the new resolution showed China and the worldwide community's opposition to North Korea's continued missile tests, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Heavy monsoon rains expected in Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh on Aug 12

Heavy monsoon rains expected in Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh on Aug 12 The Disaster Management Authority of Assam reportedly said that over 63 thousand people have taken refuge in 268 relief camps in the state as over 1,750 villages are trapped. Almost 14,000 flood displaced people are taking shelter in 39 relief centres, the ASDMA report added. Sonowal also said that indicating the sincerity of the central government in solving the perennial problem of flood in th... [Full Article...]

NCP skips meet by Opposition parties

NCP skips meet by Opposition parties As the Opposition seek to mount a united fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the saffron party on Saturday stated that the Nationalist Congress Party ( NCP ) skipping the meeting called by Congress President Sonia Gandhi was a good decision. [Full Article...]

J&K: Gun battle underway between security forces, terrorists in Shopian

J&K: Gun battle underway between security forces, terrorists in Shopian He said as the security forces were conducting searches, the militants opened firing on them which was retaliated by the law enforcement personnel, triggering a gunfight. "Once the operation is over, we can give the details of the militants", he said. Earlier on Saturday search operation launched by the government forces in Noorpora, Tral on Friday evening ended without any faceoff between milit... [Full Article...]

Bills trade Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby

Bills trade Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby Buffalo adding a couple picks is a nice component of these deals, and they also saved money. But this appeal could go into the middle of the season and into your fantasy playoffs. As players and coaches, they coach and we play. Having more consistent receivers will likely be a good thing for the Bills. "I don't think its added responsibility". [Full Article...]

Trump Cautious on China Inquiry Over Intellectual Property Theft

Trump Cautious on China Inquiry Over Intellectual Property Theft The trade investigation could strain relations between the US and China as the two countries wrestle with the unpredictable situation over North Korea. On Saturday, administration officials said the new trade measure was "totally unrelated" to events with North Korea. "This is why the president has chosen to act now and to act boldly", one administration official said. [Full Article...]

Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump On Thursday, Trump responded to critics who insisted his talk was too tough, telling reporters, "Maybe it wasn't tough enough". "Hopefully, Kim Jong-un will find another path". For North Korea, an ICBM established a deterrence in the event of a reunification campaign. "I subscribe to the Churchillian maxim of "jaw-jaw is always better than war-war" and given the consequences of a potential nuc... [Full Article...]

Japan Denounces N. Korea's Threat to Attack Guam

Japan Denounces N. Korea's Threat to Attack Guam The Japanese Defense Ministry on Saturday finished deploying Patriot missile defense systems in the country's south in anticipation of North Korea's possible strike on Guam, the state broadcaster NHK said. In an MSNBC segment on the threat to Guam, NBC reporter Miguel Almaguer noted from Tamuning that while the governor gave those words of reassurance, the island's Homeland Security department i... [Full Article...]

Can US Attack North Korea and Claim 'Self Defense'?

Can US Attack North Korea and Claim 'Self Defense'? In an editorial on Saturday, North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper said that the US "finds itself in an ever worsening dilemma, being thrown into the grip of extreme security unrest by the DPRK". Trump tweeted Friday that U.S. military solutions on North Korea are " locked and loaded ". A former Republican US senator from New Hampshire is urging his state's Congressional delegation to pass legis... [Full Article...]

Danish submarine owner accused of causing Swedish journalist's death

Danish submarine owner accused of causing Swedish journalist's death Copenhagen's Deputy Police Inspector Jens Moller Jensen says investigators are looking for witnesses who may have seen the woman after the time Madsen reported she disembarked. The submarine, UC3 Nautilus, is one of three constructed by Madsen. Isbak says he then saw Madsen swim over to another private boat. Mr Madsen was rescued, but there was no trace of the woman. [Full Article...]

Guam Governor Says Trump Told Him North Korea Threats Will Increase Tourism

Guam Governor Says Trump Told Him North Korea Threats Will Increase Tourism With Guam's safety in the balance, Trump assured the territory's Governor Eddie Calvo: "We are with you 1000%, you are safe". " Don't worry about a thing ", President Trump responded. The Associated Press reported Friday that the Trump administration had been involved for months in back channel diplomatic negotiations with North Korea, vital if Trump's rhetoric is not to lead to a military cla... [Full Article...]


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