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North Korea SLBMs prompt South to consider nuclear subs North Korea SLBMs prompt South to consider nuclear subs
- August 15, 2017

The general stopped in Hawaii on his way to consult with Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr . It should be noted that in 1961, the countries signed a Sino-North Korean Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance, which means, if North Korea is attacked, China would be legally obliged to "immediately render military and other assistance by all means at its disposal". (more...)
Turnbull government majority hanging by a thread over Kiwi Joyce Turnbull government majority hanging by a thread over Kiwi Joyce
- August 15, 2017

To hold onto power, if Mr Joyce lost his seat following a High Court ruling, Mr Turnbull would need to turn to one of five possible allies; independents Cathy McGowan and Andrew Wilkie, Bob Katter of Katter's Australian Party, Nick Xenophon Team MP Rebekha Sharkie or Greens MP Adam Bandt. (more...)
Florida second in nation for number of hate groups, organization says Florida second in nation for number of hate groups, organization says
- August 15, 2017

The Southern Poverty Law Center , a group that tracks hate groups, said there are now 26 active hate groups in Indiana. Over the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, the number of hate groups in the United States grew after falling off following former President Barack Obama's re-election. (more...)
The monsoon session of Parliament The monsoon session of Parliament
- August 15, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the members of the House bid farewell to outgoing Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and to nine members representing Gujarat and West Bengal, who will be retiring on August 18 on expiration of their terms. The PM has reportedly told members that their days of " mauj masti " (fun and games) are now over because party chief Amit Shah will be in the Rajya Sabha. (more...)
Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline looms Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline looms
- August 15, 2017

Mattis said that if a North Korean missile were headed toward the waters near Guam, instead of aimed directly at the island, then the president would decide what action to take. One US defense official told CNN that US intelligence has assessed that a "probable ballistic missile" was being readied for shipment based on the activity observed. (more...)
North Korea recalls key ambassadors back to the country North Korea recalls key ambassadors back to the country
- August 15, 2017

But Kim said he would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees" before executing any order. The United States is "talking about deploying a massive military force" in this exercise, Pyongyang added. Gen. Joseph Dunford, U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo on Monday. "Regardless of whatever twist and turns we could experience, the North Korean nuclear program should absolutely be solved peacefully, and the ... (more...)
Suspect in Virginia Murder Denied Bond Suspect in Virginia Murder Denied Bond
- August 15, 2017

On Saturday, a federal civil rights investigation was launched by the Department of Justice into the deadly car-ramming attack. "The Army can confirm that James Alex Fields reported for basic military training in August of 2015, said army spokeswoman Lt Col Jennifer Johnson". (more...)
San Diego vigil held in response to Virginia violence San Diego vigil held in response to Virginia violence
- August 15, 2017

They say the violence simply has to end, as the pain is felt across the country. "Basically as a stand against white supremacy, as well". "I believe I'm with a like-minded group when I say no hate, not in our town", Simms says. It escalated on Saturday morning when hundreds of counterprotesters clashed with demonstrators attending the "Unite the Right" rally - an event that promised to be one of the largest gatherings of white nationalists in recent times. (more...)
Montrealers hold rally against white nationalists after Charlottesville attack Montrealers hold rally against white nationalists after Charlottesville attack
- August 15, 2017

They later learned from a detective that Heyer had been killed . "If you can get people to open up to you, that's what I need", he told her. "He needs to worry about my friend that died, he needs to worry about the people that were injured, he needs to worry about her family, he needs to worry about America's family". (more...)
'Nobody's looking for a war,' Dunford says in Seoul
- August 15, 2017

While a US military spokesman said Dunford "affirmed the ironclad commitment of the U.S.to the alliance" with South Korea, he indicated the general also made clear during his meetings in Seoul that military action against North Korea remains a possibility. (more...)
Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina
- August 15, 2017

Around 7:10 p.m. a woman using a ladder climbed the statue of a soldier and attached a rope around the statue. The "Unite the Right" rally, which turned deadly Saturday, was first organized to protest the removal of a Gen. Hundreds of people were protesting the fact the Confederate monument still sat in front of a government building, as well as rallying against hate groups and President Donald Trump . (more...)
Grizzly trophy hunt to be outlawed across BC after fall season ends Grizzly trophy hunt to be outlawed across BC after fall season ends
- August 15, 2017

Donaldson said the ban is supported by the majority of people in the province. "In particular, we owe it to generations past and future to do all we can to protect the beauty and uniqueness of the Great Bear Rainforest", Donaldson said. Donaldson says they'll be consulting with small communities and those impacted economically, such as guide outfitters ahead of rolling out the ban. (more...)
Tiki brand disavows white supremacists after Charlottesville march Tiki brand disavows white supremacists after Charlottesville march
- August 15, 2017

But one company, Tiki Brand, is speaking out after white nationalists used its tiki torches at the event Friday night. And aside from being a summertime barbecue fixture, tiki torches have their origin in Polynesian and Hawaiian cultures, which many on social media pointed out as being at odds with the white nationalist philosophy. (more...)
Massachusetts Cop Mocks Victims Of Charlottesville Car Attack Online Massachusetts Cop Mocks Victims Of Charlottesville Car Attack Online
- August 15, 2017

Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri says he received a complaint about the comment Sunday and opened an internal investigation. " I took immediate steps to initiate a prompt and thorough internal investigation ", Barbieri told the publication via email. (more...)
Vigil to be held in honor of Charlottesville protest victims Vigil to be held in honor of Charlottesville protest victims
- August 15, 2017

Organizers said it was night to remember those lost to hate. "I don't think you can be too young to learn lessons about what happens", said Jason Garnar on bringing his son Nolan, 10, to the vigil. Moving forward, speakers encouraged people to take their thoughts and feelings with them back into their communities as they left, and to challenge racism, fascism and oppression wherever they find it. (more...)
Ted Cruz urges DOJ to investigate Charlottesville's 'grotesque act of domestic terrorism' Ted Cruz urges DOJ to investigate Charlottesville's 'grotesque act of domestic terrorism'
- August 15, 2017

The FBI has been supporting state and local authorities throughout the day. What eyewitnesses described as rolling fist fights and battles with thrown projectiles broke out nearly immediately after the hundreds of "Alt Right" activists and other white nationalist rallygoers made their way to the statue of Robert E. (more...)
Dunford says U.S. military options are for if sanctions fail - South Korea Dunford says U.S. military options are for if sanctions fail - South Korea
- August 15, 2017

China's government had previously supported sanctions against the North in word, but continued to prop up the regime of Kim Jong Un . The sanctions were introduced in response to a wave of missile tests and increased military rhetoric from North Korea. (more...)
White nationalists are being outed on Twitter, one loses his job White nationalists are being outed on Twitter, one loses his job
- August 15, 2017

Three people were killed in the violent demonstration, one of them, 32-year-old anti-fascist Heather Heyer , when a white supremacist mowed his vehicle into a crowd of counter protesters at high speed. "He wasn't a flawless man, but I want to honor and respect what he stood for during his time". He added: "Racism is evil and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups that are repugnant to all that we ... (more...)
White nationalist protest to be held on Texas A&M campus White nationalist protest to be held on Texas A&M campus
- August 15, 2017

University officials have criticized the views of the group, calling the planned "White Lives Matter" meeting "counter to the core values of Texas A&M". Texas state lawmakers want A&M to block the rally, the AP reports . "As Americans, we can not fight for freedom and democracy overseas and condone terrorism in our own streets", Giddings said. (more...)
Ottawa negotiators set for first round of NAFTA talks Ottawa negotiators set for first round of NAFTA talks
- August 15, 2017

In total, asked by chrystia Freeland has presented a dozen objectives for his government, including the reduction of the bureaucracy of the business at the border and the simplification of travel professionals. "I think we all do need to be prepared for some moments of drama", she said. Freeland was accompanied by several officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs, including Steve Verheul, Canada's chief negotiator. (more...)