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Donald Trump to skip attending Kennedy Center Honors Donald Trump to skip attending Kennedy Center Honors
- August 19, 2017

The White House announced on Saturday morning that Trump and Melania will not atend the reception that is traditonally held in the White House after the awards ceremony to avoid "poitical distraction", according to The Washington Post . (more...)
Defoe pushing for start against Watford Defoe pushing for start against Watford
- August 19, 2017

The England global was forced to start on the bench in the trip to West Brom last weekend but he has now overcome a groin problem. As for the visitors, new Watford coach Marco Silva has handed a club Premier League debut to new signing Andre Gray , as well as Brazilian prospect Richarlison in attack. (more...)
Will Not Give Up Poes Garden, Says Jayalalithaa's Niece Deepa Will Not Give Up Poes Garden, Says Jayalalithaa's Niece Deepa
- August 19, 2017

The siblings asserted that they were the legal heirs to the property. Further stressing on the same Deepa said that nobody has right to sale or make any announcement in regard to Jayalalithaa's residence as the former has the moral and ethical rights over that house. (more...)
Cebuanos among injured in Las Ramblas van attack Cebuanos among injured in Las Ramblas van attack
- August 19, 2017

Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs Sarah Arriola said the 43-year-old Filipina is married to a British man and has been based in Australia for the past three to four years. 13 people were killed and over 100 injured when a vehicle ploughed into a crowd of people on Las Ramblas, one of Barcelona's busiest streets, on Thursday afternoon, while a further seven people were injured following another vehicle attack in the resort town of Cambrils , a short distance south of ... (more...)
Kurdish militia: United States will remain in Syria for decades Kurdish militia: United States will remain in Syria for decades
- August 19, 2017

USA -led coalition airstrikes on Daesh's remaining territory in Syria's Raqqa city killed 17 civilians Wednesday, including children, an activist group said. military has funded the SDF extensively, also supporting them with air strikes, artillery , and special forces on the ground. The U.S. alliance with the SDF and YPG is a major point of contention with neighboring Turkey, a U.S. (more...)
Trump Briefed 'Extensively' on Afghanistan, Weighing Options Trump Briefed 'Extensively' on Afghanistan, Weighing Options
- August 19, 2017

In regards to freezing payments, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said he couldn't certify that Pakistan had taken sufficient actions against the Haqqani network, an insurgent group based in Afghanistan. "He has the confidence of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, he has the confidence of Afghanistan, he has the confidence of the United States". Prince's plan was presented to Mattis by Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon. (more...)
Trump Suspends Decision On Afghanistan Strategy Trump Suspends Decision On Afghanistan Strategy
- August 19, 2017

The Camp David summit was also attended by Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, chief of staff John Kelly, and other members of the National Security Council including Dunford, who is traveling and tuned in via videoconference. (more...)
A day most of us will never forget A day most of us will never forget
- August 19, 2017

When the moon touches the sun's edge and will end at 11:51 a.m. What happens if you look directly at the eclipse? These areas are referred to as the "zone of totality" and include the following states: South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois , Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, and Oregon. (more...)
Grandad makes impassioned plea for his grandson, 7, missing in Barcelona attack Grandad makes impassioned plea for his grandson, 7, missing in Barcelona attack
- August 19, 2017

She is in a serious but stable condition, yet Julian's family say he is still missing this morning. Please like and share. Please share, especially if you have family or friends in Barcelona. Fourteen people have so far been confirmed dead in two terror attacks in Spanish tourist hot spots . ABTA said it is not aware of disruption to flight services out of the United Kingdom as a result of the terror attacks, but said people imminently due to travel to Barcelona or Costa Dorada should ... (more...)
USA and Japan agree to boost defenses against North Korea USA and Japan agree to boost defenses against North Korea
- August 19, 2017

Abe told Dunford: "We firmly demonstrated the strength of the Japan-US alliance at a time when the North Korea situation has intensified". Tillerson reiterated the US interest in resuming a long-stalled diplomatic dialogue with Pyongyang in an effort to stop its nuclear development. (more...)
Korea leader gets plans for missile tests near Guam Korea leader gets plans for missile tests near Guam
- August 19, 2017

The SDF spokesman said the country's Aegis ballistic missile defense system was deployed in the waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula, but would not give a specific location. "President Trump expressed his position to actively support the move", a South Korean government spokesperson said following the conversation between the two heads of government, according to Yonhap News . (more...)
Pentagon prepares for a war game on the Korean Peninsula Pentagon prepares for a war game on the Korean Peninsula
- August 19, 2017

Moon, the liberal president elected in May, ruled out the prospect of another war on the Korean Peninsula, even as he warned Pyongyang that it was rapidly approaching a "red line" with its missile program. Most notably, Pyongyang said it might consider an attack on the area near the United States territory of Guam in the Western Pacific. "Nevertheless, we view the likelihood of the North Korean regime provoking a major armed conflict on the peninsula to be low". (more...)
Solar interest eclipses all else Solar interest eclipses all else
- August 19, 2017

During a solar eclipse, the moon covers the sun. The path of the total solar eclipse is about 70 miles wide and stretches from OR to SC. The path of totality starts in OR, cutting down through Missouri and finishing the United States path in SC. (more...)
Age Isn't Slowing Down Tom Brady at All Age Isn't Slowing Down Tom Brady at All
- August 19, 2017

As a dual-threat quarterback, it will certainly be good for the Patriots' defense to face someone they might see in the playoffs. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a special visitor on the sidelines at Patriots practice, when 11-year-old Gabe Lester, who is now undergoing chemotherapy treatment, got the opportunity to meet his hero. (more...)
Operations launched against IS enclave near Lebanese border Operations launched against IS enclave near Lebanese border
- August 19, 2017

The Lebanese army operation got underway at 5 a.m. (0200 GMT), targeting Islamic State positions near the town of Ras Baalbek with rockets, artillery and helicopters, a Lebanese security source said. That would spare Washington the potential embarrassment of appearing to be allied with a group it classifies as a terror organization. A group of IS militants, including a self-styled "emir", or local commander, surrendered to the advancing Hezbollah and Syrian forces by midday, according ... (more...)
Catalonia says Independence Vote to be held despite terror attacks Catalonia says Independence Vote to be held despite terror attacks
- August 19, 2017

Oukabir was among those killed by local police in Cambrils, a nearby town, after a separate, but connected, attack in which another pedestrian was killed. Turnbull says: "All of us as parents know the anguish his father is going through, and his whole family is going through, as they rush to seek to find him in Barcelona ". (more...)
Russian Federation stabbing: Eight hurt as knifeman attacks people in street Russian Federation stabbing: Eight hurt as knifeman attacks people in street
- August 19, 2017

The attacker, whose identity is yet to be disclosed, has been "liquidated", said Russia's Investigations Committee. All were rushed to hospital with two in a critical condition. It is a major centre for oil and gas production in the country and lies about 2,100 kilometers (1,300 miles) northeast of Moscow . On Friday, Finland saw two killed and several injured after a knife attack which is now being treated as terrorism. (more...)
AIADMK Merger Delayed, Differences Within Factions Prevail AIADMK Merger Delayed, Differences Within Factions Prevail
- August 19, 2017

After the much-anticipated merger was delayed as the two factions of AIADMK, who gathered at the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J jayalalithaa's memorial at Marina Beach on Friday, left without making any statement. Besides this, the OPS faction will also get more posts district secretary posts and top posts in the state boards, a senior leader in the OPS camp told the Indian Express. (more...)
US, South Korean defence chiefs to meet this month - Pentagon US, South Korean defence chiefs to meet this month - Pentagon
- August 19, 2017

There's a reason for him to highlight that: He wants South Korea to feature in any future diplomacy between the USA and North Korea . North Korea views such exercises as preparations to invade it. He called the development of intercontinental ballistic missiles equipped with nuclear warheads a "red line" that the North is nearing, implying a threat of American military retribution. (more...)
Xi calls for calm after Trump says USA is 'locked and loaded' Xi calls for calm after Trump says USA is 'locked and loaded'
- August 19, 2017

Ahead of Trump's latest comments, North Korean officials said the USA "would suffer a shameful defeat and final doom" if it "persists in extreme military adventure, sanctions and pressure", according to a statement on KCNA. The report quotes Xi as saying: "At present, the relevant parties must maintain restraint and avoid words and deeds that would exacerbate the tension on the Korean Peninsula". (more...)

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