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US President Donald Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property practices


Many experts have voiced concerns over the U.S. government's plan to invoke Section 301, a trade tool frequently used by Washington before the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) came into existence. "Considering the importance of the China-U.S. relations, China is willing to make joint efforts with the United States to keep trade and economic relations on sustained, healthy and stable development on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit", the Ministry added. Read More »

Where can you buy safe eclipse glasses?


The AAS subsequently published a set of updated guidelines for safe viewing of the event . The American Astronomical Society has listed manufacturers of eclipse glasses on their site, which are verified to be compliant with the ISO 12312-2 worldwide safety standard. Read More »

Trump Is Set to Make First Trip Back to His Manhattan Home


An inflatable art piece depicting President Donald Trump as a rat was unveiled Monday. The NYPD encourages the public to use mass transit during President Trump's stay in New York City . However, the U.S. president initially refrained from blaming any particular group for the outbreak of violence and faced huge criticism over this fact. Read More »

Charlottesville vigil being held Monday in Beaufort


Turmoil in Charlottesville began Friday night when a group of white nationalists marched onto the University of Virginia campus to protest the removal of a statue of Gen. As law enforcement officers worked to restore order in the city, a Virgina State Police helicopter crashed killing troopers Lt. Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian, Va. Read More »

Vigil Held In Center City For Charlottesville Victims


Heyer split her time between helping others as a paralegal and protesting in her spare time. Friends report that Heyer is often moved to tears whenever she turns on the TV or computer and witnesses injustices in the world. "That's how I raised her and that's how I believe myself". "That's just how she's always been". Martin wore a purple shirt emblazoned with a photo of Heyer's face and the quote that asked her Facebook friends to be outraged. Read More »

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent


Amid growing controversy about the " fire and fury " remark, the US State Department even had to clean up Trump's mess by playing down the remark as being created to put pressure on the North. And who makes the first move? Jamil Jaffer , founder of the National Security Institute at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School in Arlington, Virginia, said Trump's "muscular response" to North Korea was "the exact type of resolve we need to force the hand" of Pyongyang's "Chinese ... Read More »

Driver in fatal Charlottesville wreck identified as James Alex Fields


The Judge appointed Charles Weber to represent Fields. Downer set August 25 as the date for the next hearing, but it is possible there will be a bond hearing before then. An Army spokesperson told CNN that he hadn't met training standards. "At times as a small child that would be maddening, but I encouraged that in her, to be a strong independent person and to stand up for what she believed in", said the mother. Read More »

Mattis: If North Korea hits Guam 'then it's game on'


United States officials and South Korea's president in recent days have played down the risk of an imminent conflict after Washington and Pyongyang exchanged fiery rhetoric last week. "I really don't see a unified message". "We are replacing the failed policy of "strategic patience". with a new policy of strategic accountability", they added. Read More »

Japan, US do air drills amid tensions


Well, that depends on who you ask. Officials, however, have sought to brush off fears and say there has been no change in the threat level for now. Dujarric says Guterres welcomed the U.N. Security Council's adoption last Saturday of a resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea , including banning any coal, iron lead and seafood exports, and is urging all U.N. Read More »

Lindsey Graham: 'We need more' from Trump in condemning white supremacists


The rally formed in response to a plan to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee from a park in Charlottesville . Twenty-year-old James Alex Fields, who is facing charges including second-degree murder for ploughing his vehicle into protestors opposing the white nationalists, killing Heather Heyer and injuring 19 people, was denied bail at an initial court hearing on Monday. Read More »

Guam is advising its citizens on how to survive a nuclear attack


Is Kim's threat genuine, or is he blowing smoke? The U.S., China and Russian Federation need to come together to force the North to de-escalate, he said . Most likely, Kim does not want to start a nuclear war with the much as he wants us to know he could strike back if we did so, or nuclearize a conventional conflict. Read More »

Guam residents feel patriotism but worry grows


Its importance has declined since World War II, given the creation of military bases in Japan and South Korea , but analysts say it still plays a key role in the Pacific. And he's pretty sure he's not alone. Guam's governor on Thursday said the USA territory was "well-equipped" to handle any North Korean strike thanks to robust infrastructure that had survived earthquakes and typhoons, after Pyongyang released a detailed plan to launch missiles towards the island. Read More »

KKK, White Supremacists 'Repugnant to Everything We Hold Dear'


Following the clashes, a state of emergency was declared by the authorities, and police and security forces were deployed in riot gears. "These were white supremacists and this was domestic terrorism". BENNETT: Well, I think because whether he likes it or not, white supremacist and alt-right groups are part of the president's base of support. The skirmishes culminated in what appears to have been an act of domestic terrorism, with a driver ramming his auto into a crowd of anti-racist ... Read More »

Trump Attacks Businessman for Protesting Trump's White Supremacy Response


And in February, Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick left the same advisory council during the fallout from Trump's executive order that banned immigrants from seven Muslim countries. This is not the first time the president's actions have caused a chief executive to walk away from a seat on one of his advisory councils. Hours after Kenneth Frazier , CEO of Merck Pharma , announced he was stepping down from the President's Manufacturing Council , President Donald J. Read More »

LIVESTREAM: SpaceX to launch rocket bringing cargo to ISS

Some of the other experiments include a stem cell study for growing lung tissue and new equipment for growing vegetables in space. Also on board - ice cream. As with all rendezvous missions, the launch was timed for the moment Earth's rotation carried historic pad 39A - and the Falcon 9 - into the plane of the station's orbit, a requirement when it comes to catching up with a target moving at an orbital velocity of 5 miles per second. Read More »

Ankara condemns attack on Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso


According to the Foreign Ministry, 17 people were killed and eight were wounded in the attack on the Turkish restaurant Aziz Istanbul Aug. 13. Police captain Guy Ye told Associated Press that the attackers had arrived on motorcycles and had begun shooting randomly. Read More »

US Vice President Pence says 'no tolerance' for white supremacists


Events turned fatally violent at the right-wing " Unite the Right " rally when a man - later identified as 20-year-old James Fields - allegedly rammed a vehicle into a crowd that had gathered to protest against the Nazi gathering. Robert E. Lee. Protesters decrying hatred and racism converged around the country on Sunday, saying they felt compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia . Read More »

LG announces UX changes coming to the V30, confirming the 'Floating Bar'


First up is the screen. For starters, LG's new UX i.e. 6.0 will make its debut with LG V30 . That was two years ago, though, which is an eternity in the world of tech. The camera software has been given new features to take advantage of the dual lenses. On Monday, LG published an news update about the V30 on its online Newsroom, discussing mainly the personalization options of the device. Read More »

Jackson neighbors hold vigil for Charlottesville, VA victims


Lee was among some 60 people who gathered outside the U.S. Consulate building one day after a vehicle plowed through a group protesting a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Va . Yesterday's extremist activity in Charlottesville was terrorism, plain and simple. "I would recommend you take a good look in the mirror and remember it was White Americans who put you in the presidency, not radical leftists", Duke tweeted in a blast at Trump. Read More »

State media: North Korea considering strike on Guam


Guam is also armed with a sophisticated U.S. weapons system known as THAAD, which is a ground-based missile system created to shoot down short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. The North Korean army said Wednesday it's examining operational plans for attacking the island, a military hub about 1,500 miles south of Tokyo in the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

S.Korean president emphasizes peace on Korean Peninsula

The minister said Seoul will try to deploy additional launchers of U.S. THAAD antimissile system as early as possible to respond to Pyongyang's continuous provocations, adding it will be done within the year year. The statement confirmed that "President Trump supported President Moon's aspiration to restart inter-Korean dialogue on issues including humanitarian affairs", extending US support for Moon's initiative to use dialogue in denuclearizing North Korea, in addition to sanctions and ... Read More »

USA 'locked and loaded' in case North Korea 'acts unwisely'


The White House said in a statement that Trump and Xi "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior". "And we are with you 1,000%". Russia called on the Trump administration to keep calm, and on Friday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told state media that his country was working with China on a "double freezing" plan to address the threat . Read More »

OpenAI Defeated the Best Dota 2 Players


This was quite the achievement, as Go involves much more complexity than games like chess - which the Deep Blue computer system was able to master in 1996. 1 scenario limits the number of options a bot has to consider. "I'm giving up", he said with a faint smile before the final moments of the second match had fully played out. Read More »

Amazon Is Issuing Refunds for Knockoff Solar Eclipse Glasses


To quote the words of Astronomy Magazine , "likening a partial eclipse to a total eclipse is like comparing nearly dying to dying". The movie will start 1 p.m. Only when the moon is completely covering the sun can spectators remove their glasses. And, doesn't the eclipse mean the sun is going dark? If Aug. Read More »

Guam tourism sees silver lining in North Korean threats

North Korea claims it is in the final stages of preparing a plan to launch four intermediate-range ballistic missiles over Japan and into waters off the tiny island of Guam, where about 7,000 USA troops are based and 160,000 us civilians live. Read More »

North Korea threatens to strike Guam


Presidential national security chief Chung Eui-yong and his US counterpart Herbert McMaster discussed the North Korea concern over the phone for 40 minutes Friday morning. It has a population of 162,000, most of which are US citizens by virtue of Guam being a USA territory. " Enjoy the beaches ", he said. Guam Homeland Security spokeswoman Jenna Gaminde said the island would sound all 15 of its All Hazards Alert Warning System sirens and emergency broadcasts would be published on TV and radio. Read More »

Trump warns USA 'locked and loaded' as North Korea readies missiles

He said previous presidents had also used strong words to warn off Pyongyang, pointing out Barack Obama said a year ago that "we could, obviously, destroy North Korea with our arsenals". "Both the United States and South Korea do not believe North Korea has yet completely gained re-entry technology in material engineering terms", he said. Read More »

China says issues of United States trade and North Korea are not connected


In the teleconference with reporters, administration officials said the North Korean issue and the trade investigation are "totally unrelated". But action is still a long ways off. President Donald Trump , who has long accused China of stealing USA intellectual property, now wants his trade office to determine if an investigation is necessary. Read More »

Kenyan opposition leader asks supporters not to work Monday


Osinbajo noted that President Kenyatta's re-election bears testimony to his selfless service to Kenya and to the giant strides he has taken in the transformation of the country in the last few years. Kenya's defeated opposition coalition insisted they would not stop their bid to overturn the election result, which sparked violent protests that have left 11 people dead. Read More »

Expect a cloudy, hot and humid Sunday


Keep those umbrellas handy! Although at least a few showers or storms will be possible in the heart of the afternoon hours. Another mostly cloudy day with highs in the upper 70s to near 80 from west to east. Sunday ... Mostly sunny early, with a high near 87. Saturday will be partly sunny and hot with a risk of a shower or storm. Happy Sunday! High pressure remains in control of our weather to wrap up the weekend. Read More »

'N.Korean missiles can reach Guam in 14 minutes'


With North Korea threatening to fire off intermediate-range ballistic missile into the waters near the U.S. island Guam, debate emerged on Thursday (Aug 10) over whether the communist regime would push ahead with its plan despite stern warnings from the United States and its allies. Read More »

Ivanka Trump Condemns 'Neo-Nazis' After Clashes At White Nationalist Rally


The suspect driver, 20-year old James Alex Fields of OH, is in custody, having been arrested "moments" after the crash. Their injuries ranged from minor to life-threatening, with many being taken to hospital for treatment. The president made his comments at a bill signing ceremony at his golf club in New Jersey where he's on a working vacation. Rioting broke out in the centre of the town after a group of white supremacists protested the removal of a statue to the pro-slavery Civil War ... Read More »

Guardiola: Man City to rein in spending after record outlay


Being at one club for eight, nine years it's a big change for me but I'm enjoying my football. "We make good things last season with the player we had", he said. Guardiola believes the Neymar deal has over-inflated the market to levels that can not be maintained. Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will not get carried away after a 2-0 opening day win at promoted Brighton as he is still stung by the bitter experiences of last season. Read More »