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Moon says even slight conflict on Korean Peninsula may threaten many lives Moon says even slight conflict on Korean Peninsula may threaten many lives
- August 22, 2017

A confidential USA intelligence assessment recently determined North Korea had created a miniaturized nuclear warhead. The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian is a military drill which sees the USA and South Korea join forces in a string of exercises. (more...)
Autopsy finds 17-year-old killed 'intentionally' in Duterte's drug war Autopsy finds 17-year-old killed 'intentionally' in Duterte's drug war
- August 22, 2017

And witnesses say he was beaten, handed a gun, told to run and then was shot. Senator Win Gatchalian on Monday said he would file a bill requiring policemen to wear body cameras to collect video footage of all drug raids implemented by authorities following the death of 17-year old Kian Loyd "Ian" delos Santos at the hands of police anti-illegal drugs operatives. (more...)
North Korea warns of nuclear war over United States military drills with South North Korea warns of nuclear war over United States military drills with South
- August 22, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly hinted at possible military action against the reclusive North after Pyongyang said it may consider launching ballistic missiles toward the U.S. South Koreans opposed to the joint U.S. Around 30 servicemen from the RAF, Navy and Army have flown to South Korea to take part in ten days of land, air and sea war games involving some 80,000 troops. (more...)
U.S. defector to North Korea dies, aged 74 U.S. defector to North Korea dies, aged 74
- August 22, 2017

The US and Japanese officials said they will not postpone their planned joint military exercises, despite North Korea saying it views the drills near its border as a threat to its security. "It reinforces the images of the strides North Korea made in missile capability and how North Korea is undaunted by any challenges to its sovereignty." he said. (more...)
North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills
- August 22, 2017

Tensions have soared in recent months over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions, which have seen it subjected to a seventh round of United Nations Security Council sanctions. "I don't think that he is trying to show a certain willingness to launch military action". "In terms of defence, we are joined at the hip", Mr Turnbull said. (more...)
S.Korea, US begin annual military drills S.Korea, US begin annual military drills
- August 22, 2017

Following North Korea's July 28 test of a missile capable of striking the United States, tensions between the two countries and the risk of military confrontation have escalated to new heights. The United States should take the initiative in pursuing such talks. "Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that 10 million people in Seoul don't die in the first 30 minutes from conventional weapons, I don't know what you're talking about, there's no military solution here, ... (more...)
Social Media Reacts to Trump's Comments on Confederate Statues Social Media Reacts to Trump's Comments on Confederate Statues
- August 22, 2017

President Donald Trump is touting a primary opponent looking to unseat GOP Sen. "He just can't forget his election trouncing". The president does appear to have a point - he never explicitly said on Tuesday that he sees white supremacist groups and counter-protesters on the same moral level. (more...)
Trump 'sad' over removal of 'our lovely statues' Trump 'sad' over removal of 'our lovely statues'
- August 22, 2017

Support for impeachment also grew among independents, from 27% to 38%. Notwithstanding its self-professed tag of being the world's greatest democracy, the country's founders were slave-owners, and white supremacists - many of whom adore Trump for his unabashedly nativist stance - idolize and idealize the country's dark past, including celebrating Southern Confederate generals who opposed the end of slavery. (more...)
North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail' North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'
- August 22, 2017

North Korean news agency KCNA has since reported that Australia's allegiance to the USA and its decision to take part in a military drill in South Korea was a "suicidal act". Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said North and South Korea and the United States all needed to make more effort to ease tension. (more...)
US, South Korea Begin Joint Military Exercises Amid Pyongyang Hostility US, South Korea Begin Joint Military Exercises Amid Pyongyang Hostility
- August 22, 2017

Joint exercises happen twice a year - once in March, again in August. -South Korea military exercises demonstrate near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul. The joint military drill has this year antagonised the North more than usual given the heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington. (more...)
Paul Ryan: I Heard New Trump 'Doctrine' in Afghan Speech Paul Ryan: I Heard New Trump 'Doctrine' in Afghan Speech
- August 22, 2017

The question came from Rabbi Dena Feingold , the sister of former Democratic Sen. The Ryan town hall began 30 minutes later than originally planned to accommodate Trump's nationwide address where he outlined a new strategy for troops in Afghanistan. (more...)
Chilean courts ease strict abortion laws in the nation Chilean courts ease strict abortion laws in the nation
- August 22, 2017

The Chilean Constitutional Tribunal protected women's rights when it ruled on August 21, 2017 that a new law to end the full criminalization of abortion in Chile was constitutional, Human Rights Watch said today. Polls in July showed that 70 percent of Chileans support legalised abortion under the three conditions mentioned in the bill. But as is often the case, the ban didn't prevent abortions from taking place: The BBC points out that up to 70,000 illegal abortions were performed ... (more...)
Woman fatally crashes into eclipse viewers Woman fatally crashes into eclipse viewers
- August 22, 2017

They say a 41-year-old woman of Wooton was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital. NBC affiliate WLEX reported that witnesses said Hays and Belcher had been in a crowd of people watching the partial eclipse. One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle while watching the solar eclipse in downtown Hyden, according to officials. "We are asking that everyone keep all of those involved in your prayers and be respectful of their privacy". (more...)
Latino Victory Project: No pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio Latino Victory Project: No pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio
- August 22, 2017

According to the survey released Monday, Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights conducted the poll with 1,065 adults from August 18 to 20, finding only 21 percent support Trump announcing a pardon , while 50 percent oppose it and 29 percent are undecided. (more...)
Kesha's Triumphant Comeback Takes Her to the Top of the Charts Kesha's Triumphant Comeback Takes Her to the Top of the Charts
- August 22, 2017

As Pitchfork points out , Kesha also had the second largest week for a female artist, behind Katy Perry's Witness . Rainbow mixes Kesha's signature pop sounds of seven years ago with raw, powerful songs in which she channels the frustration, hurt and anger she has felt during a lengthy court battle with her former producer, Dr Luke, whom she accused of emotional and sexual abuse. (more...)
US, South Korea Seem to Scale Back War Games US, South Korea Seem to Scale Back War Games
- August 22, 2017

A year ago in August, after joint maneuvers, the North Korean military launched a missile from a submarine. "The drill will definitely provoke Pyongyang more, and Pyongyang is expected to make a more radical response", it said in an editorial. (more...)
Burnley sign Chris Wood; Swansea reportedly agree Clucas fee Burnley sign Chris Wood; Swansea reportedly agree Clucas fee
- August 22, 2017

Leeds signed Wood from Leicester in the summer of 2015 for a fee believed to be £3m. Leeds are keen on Gestede and are understood to have tabled a bid for 19-year-old Grot with a minimum of two new forwards expected to arrive at Elland Road before next week's transfer deadline. (more...)
Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills
- August 22, 2017

South Korea's marines participate in an amphibious landing drill near Ulleung Island in the East Sea. The 10-day joint military exercise with South Korea has been condemned by Pyongyang as "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". (more...)
South Korea and U.S. troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat South Korea and U.S. troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat
- August 22, 2017

The August 21 to August 31 exercises involve computer simulations created to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable North Korea . The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian is a military drill which sees the United States and South Korea join forces in a string of exercises. (more...)
One dead after 4.0 earthquake hits Italy One dead after 4.0 earthquake hits Italy
- August 22, 2017

In its Casamicciola commune, " an inhabited building collapsed in Maio Square ", Italian Rai News reported, citing local officials. Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) put the magnitude at 4.0 but both the U.S. (more...)

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