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Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea


The president called the Republican governor on August 11, to reassure him of support after an increasingly acrimonious exchange between the United States and North Korea , according to The New York Times . There have been no air raid drills or cars in camouflage netting as has been the case during previous crises. The two discussed responses to North Korean provocations and the security situation on the Korean peninsula, he said. Read More »

Police presence expected at "Free Speech Rally" on Boston Common


Alexandra Sheldon, an art teacher from Cambridge, was among the thousands who came to Boston Common to express dismay over the displays of white supremacy in Charlottesville. We are likely to be tested again, either by rallies, such as the one that will occur this Saturday in Boston , or by provocative speakers or writings. Read More »

Trump attacks Republican senators who criticized him for defending white supremacists


The Senate's top Republican , Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , condemned "hate and bigotry". James Murdoch wrote that Trump's comments should "concern all of us as Americans and free people", the Times said . As Trump talked, his aides on the sidelines of the lobby stood in silence. GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida said placing blame on both sides means the president has moved "back to to relativism when dealing with KKK , Nazi sympathizers, white supremacists?" Press ... Read More »

Tom Brady: Training camp 'easier' now than ever


He has brought a high level of success to the franchise during his tenure with the team helping them reach 10 AFC Championship games, which is more than just four other teams in the NFL . They came close in 2007 - O'Brien's first season - when they were 18-0 before losing the Super Bowl to the Giants and a miraculous pass and catch by Eli Manning and David Tyree. Read More »

US, Japan discuss North Korean threat


North Korean hopes for improving their quality of life would likely suffer if a way can not be found out of the current impasse, she said: "I have some North Korean friends and sometimes they would say they wish their country would improve". Read More »

How Barcelona rejected hate — Spain attacks


Eighty-six people were killed. Police Chief Josep Lluis Trapero said one officer killed four of the attackers single-handedly. "It hit everything in sight". local time. In June, three attackers drove a van into people walking on the London Bridge. Three were Moroccan and one was Spanish, and police said none of them were previously known to the security services for terror-related reasons. Read More »

Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm


Moon, who was elected in May, said: "A dialogue between South and North Korea must resume". The general stopped in Hawaii on his way to consult with Navy Adm. On Thursday, the general said that while war would be "absolutely horrific", it would be "unimaginable" to allow Kim to develop nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles that could threaten the US. Read More »

China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats


Moon said he would be ready for dialogue once the isolated nation stops its provocations, adding that there was no rush. Next week's start of U.S. "(KOREAN) "If North Korea completes its development of intercontinental ballistic missiles and weaponizes it with nuclear warheads, that would be the red line" (" ICBM.) Now as you can imagine, questions regarding the escalating tensions in the region due to belligerent rhetoric between the USA and North Korea were inevitable. Read More »

Watch the eclipse without these shades and you could go blind


Jefferson Pointe will host a solar eclipse viewing party 1-3 p.m. Monday at its courtyard fountain. But each location has different exact times . The last eclipse that went coast-to-coast was in 1918, 99 years ago. That the path of totality crosses three distinct weather zones also has to be factored in by meteorologists. There have been eclipses in the USA since then, but this is the first one that goes coast to coast since 1918, and that's pretty cool. Read More »

Japan Installs Extra Missile Defense After N Korea Threat to Guam


It's small but strategically significant. US President Donald Trump has told Guam's Governor North Korea's plan to launch a missile strike near the small pacific island has made the nation "extremely famous". "The embassies and consulates in general, including the one in Agana, Guam, have contingency plans which are regularly updated to enable them to respond to emergencies", Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said Thursday. Read More »

US war games with S. Korea to go ahead

On Tuesday, China, which has been accused by the United States of not doing enough to rein in Kim's authoritarian regime, started implementing a ban on North Korean imports of iron, iron ore and seafood as part of a far-reaching UN Security Council resolution passed earlier this month. Read More »

South Africa Borders On 'Red Alert' For Grace Mugabe


He, however, said she had not made attempts to flee. Her present whereabouts were not known to the authorities. Dlamini-Zuma, who was in the running to lead the ANC in December when the party will elect a new leadership, launched her book about her time at the AU in Pretoria on Thursday. Read More »

Gov't Again Urges N. Korea to Respond Positively to Dialogue Proposals


US military officials have repeatedly said that they would utilize diplomatic means before all else, but that they have the capability to respond with deadly and bad force in the event of Pyongyang acting in aggression. president has done in recent memory. All sides moved to tamp down tensions this week and signaled they may be willing to move toward negotiations. North Korea appears to have left open some room for a quid pro quo, added Narang. Read More »

Android O will eclipse all other tech news on August 21

Whatever the case, the new Android OS will set a new standard for the operating system, with better optimizations and improved productivity within applications. But nevertheless, the prospects of having the next Android version called Oreo does seem promising. Google took down the promo video and replaced it with another one, which was similar to the previous video, only this time it had a different file name, "OctopusTeaser.mp4". Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Dummy Unit Images Surface

But Samsung isn't the only mobile brand that's releasing a lovely phablet this month. In the report, it was advised that consumers should stop using the refurbished Galaxy Note 4 devices and power them down immediately. Are you a techie who knows how to write? Therefore it will be very interesting to see how Samsung will bring the next Note model differently. The dual sensors will also be able to capture more light which will allow for very good low-light performance. Read More »

Stabbings in Finland town Turku


Police are now searching for other suspects who may have been involved in the stabbing attack. Conflicting reports suggest that the knifeman was either arrested or shot by police. Investigators from Finland s National Bureau of Investigation were also examining surveillance camera footage from the scene. It said the Nordic country is now considered part of the coalition against the Islamic State group. Read More »

Back of Barcelona's shirts to carry name of city instead of player


He had been on holiday in Barcelona with his family. In their van according to police they had knives, they had an ax, and they were wearing what police described as fake suicide vests. Four men are in custody, aged 21, 27, 28 and 34. The driver of the van fled on foot and was believed to be still at large on Friday. Temporary barriers have also been erected during several events this summer including during the Wimbledon tennis tournament, the Edinburgh Festival and the BBC Proms music ... Read More »

Carvajal: Real Madrid were all over Barcelona

However, Barcelona have confirmed that the Belgium global was back in training on Friday morning as Ernesto Valverde's players continued the preparation for the first La Liga encounter of the new season against Betis. The hosts have made an important signing in the shape of Schar in defence, although the club have unlikely done enough in the transfer market to provide much of a test for Los Blancos . Read More »

NASA will learn about climate from solar eclipse


The University of Texas will have a heliostat at a free viewing event to project the solar eclipse to a room at the department's 13 floor, which holds about 30 people. Also, if you're planning on viewing the eclipse , don't be an idiot about it. Even with one-day shipping, orders aren't expected to arrive until Monday. Read More »

Canada is failing to see the North Korea crisis clearly — Conrad Black


YUN: Thank you so much, Audie, for having me. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) responded by announcing that by mid-August it would complete a plan to launch a strike against Guam , a US territory. But this has been going on for many years. Guamanians are American citizens by birth but not allowed to vote in the American presidential election. Read More »

Trump says his North Korea comments 'may not be tough enough'


China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs. Earlier, President Trump said the United States military was "locked and loaded" to deal with North Korea , should the need arise, as the countries' leaders increased bellicose rhetoric this week. Read More »

Trump praises North Korea's leader Kim for 'wise' decision on Guam


But on Monday , KCNA reported thatKim "will watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct" of the United States before he decides to launch any missiles toward Guam . Zoom in on these pictures from state media and they show a trajectory starting on North Korea's east coast, home to its submarine base, and moving over Japan, before landing roughly 20 miles from the Guam shoreline. Read More »

North Korea delays Guam missile firing, waits to see what Washington does


He said that the "alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" North Korea and the USA have been trading threats and displaying shows of strength for weeks . To kill time until he tried, a bullying, nuclear-endowed North Korea would likely sell nukes to Iran and anyone else evil enough to deploy them with glee. Read More »

US, South Korean defense chiefs to meet this month: Pentagon


Moon also insisted that "any military action to be taken on the Korean Peninsula requires South Korea's consent unless it is taken outside the peninsula". Considering the U.S. -South Korean alliance and the speed with which the U.S. under President Harry Truman came to the rescue of South Korea after the North Korean invasion in June 1950, Moon's show of cooperation with the Americans should not really be a surprise. Read More »

Protecting your eyes critical during rare solar eclipse


Sad if you're not able to travel to see this one? A lunar eclipse, on the other hand, occurs when the sun, earth and moon are aligned and the moon passes directly behind the earth. "Even the smallest sliver of the sun peeking out from behind the moon can cause long term or even permanent eye damage". Most of Canada will get to see a partial eclipse, where the moon partially obscures the sun. Read More »

Chinese Media Posts Video on India Border Standoff That Many Consider Racist


China , which does not have formal diplomatic ties with Bhutan, has repeatedly denied that it has violated any treaties and has called India's involvement in the issue "utterly unjustifiable". "However, after the recent Chinese provocative actions, entire global community will have to send a message to China", Japan's Defence Minister had then said. Read More »

USA military ready in case of provocation


But its proposal for North Korea to suspend arms programs in return for the United States halting military drills in the region has been ignored. After the news came, US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-un that he would unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea if it does not stop issuing threats to the US. Read More »

China, US to boost military ties amid North Korea crisis

Instead, said retired PLA major general Xu Guangyu, Chinese military leaders might have opted to discuss overall strategy and policy over operational details in dealing with the North Korean crisis. "We will not", she added, "negotiate our way to talks". Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz says "we have not contemplated" such a move. "The more we isolate them, the less leverage we have". Read More »

Top 6 Tips for students on A Level exam results day


Anisha will be going to the University of Exeter to study flexible combined honours, within the social sciences. "Students leave here not only with strong academic results but also well prepared for the challenges and opportunities of adult life". Read More »

United Nations chief Guterres condemns deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona


There are two suspects; one, identified as Moroccan-born Driss Oukabir , was identified by police as one of the suspects, but new reports say he claims his identity was stolen. Regional police and emergency services were deployed to the area, which is at the heart of the city's touristic centre and is visited by thousands every day. Read More »

Top US general: North Korean nuclear attack is 'unimaginable'


Both Secretary Mattis and Minister Song reiterated the importance of the U.S. -ROK Alliance and expressed their commitment to build a stronger partnership based on mutual trust and cooperation. "I think we've had a very transparent exchange with our Chinese interlocutors about North Korea as well", Dunford said. SEOUL - Jeong Kyeong-doo, the nominee for South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) chairman, said Friday that if appointed, he would strive to build a strong military "feared ... Read More »