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Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Iraq identified Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Iraq identified
- August 15, 2017

A Pentagon spokesperson told the Associated Press there is no indication that IS played a role in their deaths. "Our team extends its most honest condolences to their families and friends", Work said. According to the Facebook post , Brooks had joined the army only five years ago and became part of the 82 Airborne Division in 2016. Stigler's awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal with "C" Device, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the ... (more...)
Hunter Trampled To Death By Elephant He Was Trying To Kill Hunter Trampled To Death By Elephant He Was Trying To Kill
- August 15, 2017

An elephant has trampled and killed an Argentinian hunter who was among a group tracking a herd in Namibia . One of the elephants is reported to have charged before the group was able to shoot. According to the police, the elephant that trampled Monzalvez saw the hunters from a distance and chased them . The hunter fired at the animals after three elephants began stampeding towards him. (more...)
Despite violence, Denmark praises Kenyan election Despite violence, Denmark praises Kenyan election
- August 15, 2017

There was a small protest in Nairobi's Kibera slum, where there were also recent clashes. Outrage from Odinga's supporters followed his claims of election rigging in favour of Kenyatta. His chief agent declined to sign presidential results declaration forms issued by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Friday ahead of declaration of Kenyatta as the victor of the tight race. (more...)
North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All
- August 15, 2017

But Tillerson and Mattis suggest that things should work differently - and that North Korea should pause its illegal hostilities before the U.S. pauses its legal military exercises with South Korea. If necessary, "we'll take it out", Mattis said, suggesting the USA military would attempt to shoot it down with anti-missile interceptors on land and ships. (more...)
Dreamhost Fights DoJ Request For Anti-Trump Supporters Names Dreamhost Fights DoJ Request For Anti-Trump Supporters Names
- August 15, 2017

This includes all data on communications and funding of the website, as well as all 1.3 million IP addresses of everyone who has ever visited the website, along with any other contact information identifying those readers of the site. (more...)
Kashmiris observe India's Independence Day as Black Day Kashmiris observe India's Independence Day as Black Day
- August 15, 2017

Participants of the protest rallies will wear black bands around their arms to show their hatred against India, while black flags will also be hoisted atop the buildings. Two soldiers and three rebels were killed in an overnight gunbattle in India-administered Kashmir, officials said on Sunday, in the latest bloodshed in the disputed Himalayan territory. (more...)
US, China Presidents Hold Talks to Resolve North Korea Crisis US, China Presidents Hold Talks to Resolve North Korea Crisis
- August 15, 2017

Their recent exchanges were focused on a North Korean threat to fire a volley of four missiles over Japan towards the United States territory of Guam, which hosts a number of strategic military bases. As part of the short conversation, Trump also assured Calvo that he had become "extremely famous" as a result of Guam being in the press and said that tourism in the US territory would go up "tenfold". (more...)
When the US Last Faced an Emerging Nuclear Threat in East Asia
- August 15, 2017

The missile plans were previously announced. Kim said he will wait a while longer before making a decision as to whether or not to strike, Reuters reports . Kim also ordered that the military should be "fire-ready", in case he decides to give the order at any moment. The call came after Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the US military "locked and loaded" and warning North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he "will regret it fast" if he takes ... (more...)
Kim Jong-Un appears to back off Guam threat
- August 15, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday reassured Guam it was secure amid mounting regional tensions, vowing that American military forces "stand ready" to safeguard the U.S. Asian shares rose for a second day on Tuesday and the dollar firmed after Kim's comments further eased tension and prompted investors to move back into riskier assets after a sharp selloff last week. (more...)
Boycott hotel in Switzerland for posting anti-Semitic signs ! Boycott hotel in Switzerland for posting anti-Semitic signs !
- August 15, 2017

The hotel manager Ruth Thoman told Channel 2 news that the hotel is a very popular destination for Jews this time of year, because the hotel is usually very accommodating of their needs, and they are very welcome. Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely has expressed outrage after an anti-Semitic incident took place in Arosa, Switzerland, where the director of an apartment hotel posted anti-Semitic signs . (more...)
Obama's Post-Charlottesville Tweet Gets Twitter Love Obama's Post-Charlottesville Tweet Gets Twitter Love
- August 15, 2017

With over 2.4 million likes, it's the second most liked tweet in history and closing in quickly on Ariana Grande's tweet after the Manchester bombing (2.7 million). President Donald Trump drew fire for a tepid initial response to the violence, and he followed up Monday with a stronger condemnation of "those who spread violence in the name of bigotry". (more...)
Taliban urges Trump to withdraw from Afghanistan Taliban urges Trump to withdraw from Afghanistan
- August 15, 2017

Media reports say Mattis has recommended a 4,000-troop increase, but nothing has as yet been approved by Trump. He has the confidence of Afghanistan. Trump "is looking at all aspects of our effort over there, as he must in his responsibilities as the commander-in-chief", Mattis added. (more...)
It's Official! Shraddha Kapoor to romance Prabhas in 'Sahoo', fans disappointed It's Official! Shraddha Kapoor to romance Prabhas in 'Sahoo', fans disappointed
- August 15, 2017

Saaho producer confirmed this news to Mumbai Mirror , he said, " Shraddha is the flawless choice for the role. Everything looked pitch ideal for another Prabhas blockbuster when the fans realised that the female lead of the film hasn't been finalised yet. (more...)
LHC issues contempt of court notice to Nawaz Sharif, 13 ministers LHC issues contempt of court notice to Nawaz Sharif, 13 ministers
- August 15, 2017

Advocate Azhar Siddiqui approached the LHC seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Sharif for consistently criticizing the Supreme Court judges who disqualified him as prime minister for being dishonest. On July 28, 2017, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had disqualified Nawaz Sharif for not disclosing his employment with FZE Capital, in a landmark decision in the Panamagate case. (more...)
Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting
- August 15, 2017

New emails from President Trump's campaign obtained by The Washington Post show that one staff member on multiple occasions tried to set up meetings between campaign and Russian officials. In emails turned over to congressional committees and viewed by the Post , campaign co-chairman Sam Clovis expressed concern about meeting with Russian officials without first consulting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and retired Navy Rear Admiral/campaign adviser Charles Kubic wrote that such ... (more...)
China Imposes North Korea Sanctions China Imposes North Korea Sanctions
- August 15, 2017

A November resolution aimed to cut North Korea's annual export revenue by a quarter - or $800 million - by slashing coal exports by 60 percent and banning the export of copper, nickel, silver, zinc and statues. Earlier this month, Washington threatened potential retaliatory trade measures against China if the country failed to pressure Pyongyang. China's imports from North Korea fell 13 per cent to US$800 million in the first half of the year. (more...)
Woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia car attack identified Woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia car attack identified
- August 15, 2017

At his January inauguration, black-clad anti-Trump protesters in Washington smashed windows, torched cars and clashed with police, leading to more than 200 arrests . Two Virginia State Patrol troopers were also killed in a helicopter crash while "assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation in Charlottesville", according to a police press release. (more...)
Clear night for stargazers watching Perseid showers Clear night for stargazers watching Perseid showers
- August 15, 2017

Earth will pass through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle from July 17 to August 24, with the shower's peak - when Earth passes through the densest, dustiest area - occurring on August 12. A normal Perseid event can bring 50 or more meteors an hour at the peak, according to Space .com. Earth passes close to its orbit each year in July and August, providing the best vantage point for seeing them. (more...)
Vardy: Loss Of Concentration Cost Leicester Three Points Vs Arsenal Vardy: Loss Of Concentration Cost Leicester Three Points Vs Arsenal
- August 15, 2017

In the league's first Friday night start, Arsene Wenger's side was trailing 3-2 with seven minutes remaining but Ramsey grabbed the equaliser and Giroud headed in an 85th-minute victor. "He's a collective player and an intelligent player". Wenger has a tendency to not make any changes before the 70th minute, but his choice and timing of substitutions were exactly the tonic his side needed. (more...)
London's Holborn Tube station evacuated after loud bang, smoke fills platform London's Holborn Tube station evacuated after loud bang, smoke fills platform
- August 15, 2017

Inspector Sands is code for an emergency or potential emergency. A number of passengers reported on social media that they heard a loud bang before being told to leave the station after smoke began filling the carriage of a Central Line train. (more...)