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North Korean leader Kim recalls ambassadors to discuss escalation

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Sometimes in this exercise, the first move comes from the United States, which fires volleys of cruise missiles to devastate the rogue state's nuclear facilities. "North Korea tends to use symbolism as part of their decision making". A big problem is that failure would not only be humiliating, but could actually weaken the US position more than doing nothing at all. Read More »

North Korea state media says army 'on standby to launch'

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Amid the heated rhetoric last week, North Korean state media said Kim had ordered senior generals to finalize a plan to fire four missiles less than 25 miles off Guam by mid-August. "Recently, North Korea made its habitual absurd remarks that it will turn Seoul into a sea of fire and that it will strike near Guam", Song said according to ministry officials. Read More »

Trump finally condemns white supremacists

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Justice will be delivered. Anti-fascist groups, Black Lives Matter supporters, and others planned to march on Trump Towers in NY and Chicago, while candlelight vigils were held in Florida, Cleveland and San Francisco on Sunday in honour of Ms Heyer. Read More »

Trump Calls Guam Amid North Korea Tensions, Says: 'You Are Safe'

Instead he hinted he would hold off by saying he would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees spending a hard time of every minute of their miserable lot". Moon said the North could create conditions for talks by stopping nuclear and missile tests. Today is an historic day for the Korean peninsular. "We do not seek an excuse to garrison USA troops north of the Demilitarized Zone". Read More »

North Korea holds off on Guam missile plan

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But the North Korean military is a pretty brutal bunch, too, a bit of which I saw as a member of the 25th Infantry Division Counter-Intelligence detachment during the Korean War. "You are safe", Trump told Calvo, who posted a video of him speaking with the president on Facebook. He added, "We are very". He gave no details and did not make clear whether he meant unilateral or multilateral sanctions . Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency chief: 'Nothing imminent' in standoff with N Korea

The governor of Guam has given his support to what he described as Donald Trump's "punch to the nose" strategy on North Korea . "There's no intelligence indicating we're on the cusp of a nuclear war". "This regime is different". A huge cloud of uncertainty hangs above United States and North Korea. "My job is to make sure that when a president makes a decision, and he makes a decision to use military force, that I provide him with good options". Read More »

PM pays his respects at Rajghat ahead of I-Day speech

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Let's move together in this path of development. The border, cutting through Bengal in the east and Punjab in the west, was confirmed two days after India became independent. The essential theme of Mr. Modi's governance is to constantly and continuously focus on economic and industrial development, stressing the fact that without sustained economic growth the multiple problems faced by India can not be solved. Read More »

CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

The North's leader ordered the army to be fire-ready should he make a decision for action, the report said. In his first public appearance in about two weeks, Kim Jong Un inspected the command of the North's army on Monday, examining a plan to land four missiles near the U.S. Read More »

Meteor Shower To Light Up The Sky This Weekend (Corrected Time/Date)

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Typical rates of Perseids are about 80 meteors an hour, but in outburst years (such as in 2016) the rate can be between 150-200 meteors an hour. He said Perseids, which originate from the north east, would be visible in every direction of the sky. You can sit in a chair and face northeast, but I prefer lying flat on the ground to get a view of the entire sky. Read More »

Stocks slide on continued concern over tension between USA and North Korea

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In Asia, the Shanghai Composite Index slid 1.63 percent, in Hong Kong the Hang Seng fell over two percent, and Japan's Nikkei finished the trading day 0.05 percent down. It fell 1.43 percent for the week, the most since the week of March 24. Macy's shares closed down 10.2 percent and Kohl's fell nearly 6 percent as the companies continued to report a drop in quarterly same-store sales, stoking concerns that their turnarounds may still be a long way off. Read More »

ASU professor says denuclearization of North Korea unlikely without war

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US President Donald Trump has warned of " fire and fury " and that the US military is "locked and loaded", while North Korea has responsed with threats to target Guam. Instead of letting it escalate to the point where North Korea actually has ICBM nukes armed and aimed at the USA, he's trying to stop it. Unfortunately, the talks have made limited progress . Read More »

Mike Pompeo : CIA chief says 'nothing imminent' in US-North Korea standoff

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Trump's refusals to rule out a pre-emptive military action against the North if it carries out a threat against USA forces in Guam caused global leaders to call for both sides to ease tensions. Moon says that his government shares a view with Washington that the objective of strong sanctions and pressure against North Korea is to draw Pyongyang to negotiations. Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette: 'Arsenal debut was a rollercoaster'

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He gives you that aerial ability going forward as we saw with that winning goal. "The goals we conceded, we can work to get rid of that". When Olivier Giroud came on for the last quarter, Lacazette was pushed wide and not only did he look comfortable out there but he didn't look like he was bothered that he was playing wide and handing the central role to Giroud. Read More »

Charlottesville Violence: 'No place for violent racism, anti-Semitism,' says United Nations chief

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Mr Trump's national security adviser HR McMaster told ABC's This Week that "anytime that you commit an attack against people to incite fear , it is terrorism" and said Saturday's auto attack " meets the definition of terrorism ". Memorials and vigils showing solidarity with Charlottesville's victims were planned across the country on Sunday to "honour all those under attack by congregating against hate", a loose coalition of civil society groups said in postings on social media. Read More »

Lynch sits during anthem — Sports Night

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It was a nagging issue. We're not going to take that for granted. "Let's take cautionary measure so it doesn't turn out to be something that could be worse'". He was waived by Atlanta last December before being claimed by New Orleans. He did not do that Saturday night and may be running out of chances. On Aug. Read More »

Student from Guam concerned over North Korean threats

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North Korea said this week it was examining a plan of a ballistic missile strike near Guam, which hosts several U.S. military bases. However, Carlin said what's perhaps different this time is the North's threat was aimed at "something as sensitive, let's say , as an American military base". Read More »

Trump demands North Korea 'get their act together'

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Writing in the Sunday Mirror , Labour leader said: "Trump and Kim must immediately wind down the war of rhetoric, as the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has demanded". "The US has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea". "We're always talking about two countries relationship". It should take actions to use its influence on Pyongyang to defuse the current crisis and eventually seek a resolution of the North Korea problems. Read More »

North Korea Backs Off From Its Threat to Attack Guam

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President Trump's repeated provocative threats to North Korea have been criticised by Washington heavyweights, including John McCain. On Monday, U.S. The report comes as US Secretary of Defence James Mattis warns any further escalation could rapidly lead to war: "Yes that means for a lot of young troops they're going to be in a wartime situation". Read More »

Reports: Trump-Russia investigation goes to grand jury

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Welcome to the program. The president's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire. Democrats were heavily critical of the expansion of Starr's investigation - painting him as a partisan prosecutor desperately searching for some wrongdoing by the Clintons. Read More »

Montrealers hold rally against white nationalists after Charlottesville attack

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Horrific footage from the scene shows the moment 20-year-old James Alex Fields drove the muscle vehicle into the group who were protesting a rally staged by white nationalists. A USA judge held James Fields , 20, without bond on a second-degree murder charge. "I've never spoken with the gentleman ( Fields ), I don't know anything about him", he said. Read More »

After Trump's rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea

The latest tension between the U.S. and North Korea has grown has been sparked by worries that the North's nuclear weapons programme is nearing the ability to target the USA mainland. Dunford is visiting South Korea , Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military " locked and loaded " and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States . Read More »

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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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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

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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 U.S.so 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

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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'

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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 »