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Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific' Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'
- August 18, 2017

It was the first time in 10 years that a top US military official has visited a command post of the Chinese armed forces along the border, which will be the first to be deployed in an emergency on the Korean Peninsula. "This is a very important time for security in the region and of course we are mostly focused on the threat coming out of North Korea", Dunford said. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms
- August 18, 2017

Today - Partly sunny, with a high near 82. It will be a dry day with a sunny start and partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. Cloudy, with a high near 82. Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Tuesday - Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 p.m. (more...)
Premier League season starts in style Premier League season starts in style
- August 18, 2017

Alexandre Lacazette's arrival has bumped Giroud even further down the Arsenal pecking order, but having given the 30-year-old the chance to leave, Wenger was thrilled he chose to stay. "If you were a manager, you're on the bench when you're 3-2 down with 20 minutes to go, and you win 4-3, you're more happy than concerned", Wenger said. (more...)
PM's Independence Day speech rhetoric, says Shiv Sena chief PM's Independence Day speech rhetoric, says Shiv Sena chief
- August 18, 2017

The main event of the day was a public rally held in Muzaffarabad led by the Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan and joined by members of AJK's legislative assembly, leaders of different political parties and others. "Mr Modi is lessoning the duration of his speeches as now he has nothing to talk about", he said in Bengaluru. This is shameful for this government. (more...)
North Korea develops its nuclear programme North Korea develops its nuclear programme "at an alarming rate"
- August 18, 2017

There's no "imminent" threat of a nuclear war between the United States and North Korea , according to CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who explained that Donald Trump's threats against Pyongyang describe only a possible response for "certain actions". (more...)
Charlottesville Fallout: Trump Ends Advisory Councils Charlottesville Fallout: Trump Ends Advisory Councils
- August 18, 2017

Shortly after those remarks on Tuesday, a pre-cautionary statement was drafted to disband the strategic and policy forum by Stephen Schwarzman, chair of the group and head of the investment firm Blackstone. According to three executives with knowledge of the discussions, Trump's startling press conference Tuesday at Trump Tower spurred the members to talk about a response. (more...)
White Evangelicals Oppose Calls to Impeach Trump White Evangelicals Oppose Calls to Impeach Trump
- August 18, 2017

Cohen, who is Jewish, said in a statement that "instead of unequivocally condemning hateful actions by neo-Nazis, white nationalists and Klansmen following a national tragedy, the President said 'there were very fine people on both sides '". (more...)
US Special Counsel Impanels Grand Jury In Russia Probe — PRESS US Special Counsel Impanels Grand Jury In Russia Probe — PRESS
- August 18, 2017

He was seething after grudgingly signing into law a bill imposing sanctions on Moscow. "That's what I think", said Sen. The president's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire. (more...)
Huge fire after 'two loud explosions' in Glasgow Huge fire after 'two loud explosions' in Glasgow
- August 18, 2017

All workers on the site were evacuated and there were no reports of any injuries. Fire and rescue are working extremely hard to get the fire out. However, there were several issues in the area relating to the water pressure, so Scottish Water tried to boost the water. (more...)
US & South Korea to hold joint drills despite calls to ease tensions US & South Korea to hold joint drills despite calls to ease tensions
- August 18, 2017

Next week's start of annual US-South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. "On North Korea, towards its denuclearization, we agreed we would ramp up effective pressure". Mr Trump tweeted on Wednesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had "made a very wise and well reasoned decision", amid indications that he does not immediately plan to fire multiple missiles toward Guam. (more...)
Barcelona: Australian boy Julian Cadman missing after attack, mother in hospital Barcelona: Australian boy Julian Cadman missing after attack, mother in hospital
- August 18, 2017

An injured person is treated after the attack in Barcelona . The Sydney boy is said to have been separated mother, who was injured in the attack and reportedly remains in a serious condition at Barcelona hospital. Please like and share. A third man was arrested in the town of Ripoll on Friday in connection with the attack. Isis has claimed responsibility for the attack in Las Ramblas . (more...)
US Open to Talks if North Korea Ready to Disarm US Open to Talks if North Korea Ready to Disarm
- August 18, 2017

Speaking to reporters at the State Department on Tuesday, Tillerson said he had no comment on North Korea's latest pronouncement that it had completed plans to test ballistic missiles near the U.S. But then Mr. Kim said the USA could defuse matters with concrete gestures. On Monday, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford held a series of meetings with senior South Korean military and political officials and the local media. (more...)
Justice demands 1.3M IP addresses related to Trump resistance site Justice demands 1.3M IP addresses related to Trump resistance site
- August 18, 2017

The website was used to organize protests on President Trump's inauguration on January 20 this year, and the government's demand is part of an effort to identify protestors who smashed windows and set a auto on fire, among other incidents. (more...)
Wichita weather: Scattered showers and thunderstorms Wichita weather: Scattered showers and thunderstorms
- August 18, 2017

High of 87 today, low of 73 tonight . Moderate to high humidity will also spike the heat index, making it feel even warmer outside. High: Mid-upper 80s. Our rain chance today will be about 40%. We'll see only spotty showers and storms expected Saturday and Sunday . Monday (Solar Eclipse ).Partly cloudy. (more...)
United Nations denounces racism, condemns Charlottesville incident United Nations denounces racism, condemns Charlottesville incident
- August 18, 2017

Crickley, the president of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination under the UN Human Rights office, said the events were "the latest example of an increase in racial discrimination in the United States of America ". "There can be no moral equivalency between racists and Americans standing up to defy hatred and bigotry", she said. Trump has become more isolated than at any point in his presidency over his failure to unequivocally condemn racism and white supremacy. (more...)
Always on Our Minds: 40 Years Since Elvis' Death Always on Our Minds: 40 Years Since Elvis' Death
- August 18, 2017

Asked what Elvis' allure was, Priscilla couldn't help but gush. "We just never, ever had that in our minds". It had been seven weeks since last show in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Presley was slated to perform August 17 and 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine . (more...)
Magazine covers link President Trump to KKK over Charlottesville Magazine covers link President Trump to KKK over Charlottesville
- August 18, 2017

The Economist and The New Yorker released their cover illustrations this week, both depicting Trump in conjunction with Ku Klux Klan hoods. The artist who created the cover, David Punkert, said on Twitter the piece is titled "Blowhard." "Mr Trump is not a white supremacist". (more...)
FBI Agent Hurt After Grenade Explodes In His Car FBI Agent Hurt After Grenade Explodes In His Car
- August 18, 2017

Multiple witnesses in the area dialed 911 and reported that they saw smoke coming from the rear of the Federal Bureau of Investigation building. The building at that address houses the Federal Bureau of Investigation and some a recruiting office for the U.S. (more...)
US, Japan issue stern warning to N. Korea
- August 18, 2017

Though this includes the "nuclear umbrella" with respect to North Korea , it also has other implications which are liable to have are greater impact on Japan's other neighbors. government's "hostile policy and nuclear threat continue". North Korea has shown no sign of complying with the USA conditions. Thursday's statement also addressed the ongoing situation in the South China Sea, where both Japan and the United States have staked out an interest in the preservation of the regional ... (more...)
Nobel laureate education activist Malala accepted to Oxford Nobel laureate education activist Malala accepted to Oxford
- August 18, 2017

Ms. Yousafzai said she would be studying philosophy, politics and economics, or PPE, which The Guardian called "the Oxford degree that runs Britain". Bhutto was the first female Prime Minister of Pakistan who was killed in December 2007. "Best wishes for life ahead!" In 2014, at age 17, Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and has since become a symbol for the fight for human rights and education. (more...)

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