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Author: 0 NZ air force detachment on Guam, island threatened by North Korea

North Korea said it was preparing to send intermediate-range missiles near Guam, which was home to more than 160,000 U.S. citizens, including some 6000 members of the armed forces. Mitch Thompson added he believes "a lot of people have no confidence that the White House will do the right thing under the circumstances". In August previous year, the North's Foreign Ministry warned that all USA military bases in the Pacific including Guam would "face ruin in the face of all-out and substantial ...

Author: 0 United States warns N.Korea that nuclear drive could mean end of regime

Trump's position is that "leveraging our allies in the region and China to economically and diplomatically isolate North Korea will ultimately be more productive". He said the president was trying to send a strong and clear message to North Korea's leader so that there wouldn't be "any miscalculation". The Hwasong-12 is an intermediate-range ballistic missile, first unveiled by the secretive state earlier this year in a military parade.

World Media Kenyan elections 'largely peaceful' - Observer missions
Author: 0 Kenyan elections 'largely peaceful' - Observer missions

She noted that it was not within the remit of the electoral monitors' mission but Kenya needed to thoroughly investigate any allegations. Mr Odinga alleges that results of the presidential poll have been rigged to give incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta victory.

World Media Rihanna fans furious as Chris Brown comments on festival photograph
Author: 0 Rihanna fans furious as Chris Brown comments on festival photograph

The rapper's comment apparently stood out from the rest and drew flak from Rihanna's supporters. This week, Chris Brown and producer Pharrell Williams reacted to her new look . Rihanna's photo in a costume for a carnival in Barbadoes stirred a worldwide reaction . "In her words, she said, 'She looks f***ing good, I need to know what she has been doing like I need to get thick like that", she added .

World Media US Warns North Korea Nuclear Ambitions Will Lead To 'Destruction'
Author: 0 US Warns North Korea Nuclear Ambitions Will Lead To 'Destruction'

And North Korea's military said it was examining plans for attacking Guam. The defense secretary's statement comes on the heels of a Washington Post report featuring a Defense Intelligence Agency assessment that North Korea has the ability to miniaturize a nuclear warhead for placement on an intercontinental ballistic missile.Furthermore, Mattis said President Trump, when informed in December of North Korea's growing nuclear capabilities, emphasized the readiness of us nuclear ...

World Media Real Madrid remain hungry for titles after win over Manchester United
Author: 0 Real Madrid remain hungry for titles after win over Manchester United

Shortly after halftime, that lead grew to 2-0 thanks to a perfectly executed give-and-go between Isco and Gareth Bale , who set up his teammate for an easy finish inside the right upright in the 52nd minute. Wright has now suggested though that Spurs should make a move on the Wales worldwide, saying , "If I'm Daniel Levy, I'm doing everything I can to see if I can get him back to Spurs".

Author: 0 Key facts about Guam, the center of US-North Korea tension

They are used to the threats from North Korea. "With the ongoing problems we have with North Korea there's always the possibility of war", said Dr. Wilson. The naval base dates to 1898, when the USA took over Guam from Spain after the Spanish-American War. "I don't see North Korea's story having any impact on tourism at this point".

World Media Trump says base is 'stronger than ever' despite polling to the contrary
Author: 0 Trump says base is 'stronger than ever' despite polling to the contrary

His approval rating was 2 points lower in a CBS poll released Tuesday . This is particularly true among those who disapprove of his job performance right now. The recent numbers do not appear to back the claim. Among Republicans, his performance won the approval of 76 percent now in contrast to 84 percent in late June.

World Media Cloudy, warm Thursday with a chance for thunderstorms
Author: 0 Cloudy, warm Thursday with a chance for thunderstorms

New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy - high near 85. For now, I'll keep in slight chances for that evening until the timing becomes more clear. Wind: S 5-10 miles per hour. Sunday - A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Friday looks to be another hot day, being partly sunny with a high near 91 and a heat index around 100.

World Media Suspected bomb found on premises of Fukushima power plant: TEPCO
Author: 0 Suspected bomb found on premises of Fukushima power plant: TEPCO

As per BBC , the 89 cm-long device is thought to have been dropped by the USA during World War II. The workers called the police to the premises to confirm the device was indeed a bomb and to decide how to best dispose of it. The Fukushima area was previously home to a Japanese military base. A suspected WW2 unexploded bomb was unearthed at the Fukushima nuclear power plant on August 10, 2017.

World Media SC refuses to stay Sahara Aamby Valley auction
Author: 0 SC refuses to stay Sahara Aamby Valley auction

Representing Sahara, Senior Advocates Kapil Sibal and Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the matter before the bench led by Justice Dipak Misra and also sought a review of its repayment plan. "The official liquidator shall publish the sale notice as given by him and the notice shall be published on August 14". The Sahara group vehemently denied the allegations of the SEBI and claimed to pay more than 80 percent of the dues to the bondholders, but the market regulator, SEBI, disputed that and said ...

World Media War unlikely between India and China, says Dalai Lama
Author: 0 War unlikely between India and China, says Dalai Lama

Asserting that any problem has to be resolved through talks'the 81-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader said the theme of 21st century should be dialogue."That's the only away". This is the first time the Dalai Lama has spoken publicly on the Doklam standoff . There is freedom in this country, I can do more and have more opportunity to share.

World Media Why Is North Korea Threatening Guam?
Author: 0 Why Is North Korea Threatening Guam?

Benjamin J. Cruz tells The Associated Press in a telephone interview, "We're just praying that the United States and the ... defense system we have here is sufficient enough to protect us". But advances in the country's nuclear programme, paired with fiery rhetoric from President Donald Trump, have raised the already high animosity and heightened worries that a miscalculation might spark conflict between the nuclear-armed nations.

World Media SoftBank Vision Fund invests $2.5 billion in Flipkart
Author: 0 SoftBank Vision Fund invests $2.5 billion in Flipkart

Either party does not disclose the exact amount of the investment. Snapdeal , which was among their initial protégées, has made a decision to scale down to Snapdeal 2.0, after its talks for acquisition by Flipkart hit a wall after nearly six months of negotiations.

World Media United States claims to speak with one voice on N. Korea
Author: 0 United States claims to speak with one voice on N. Korea

According to media reports, North Korea was considering to fire medium-to-long-range rockets at Guam, where United States strategic bombers are based. What do you get when you combine an unstable leader of North Korea with an unstable so-called president of the United States of America? She also said the USA doesn't have a problem with the North Korean people, "it is the regime itself".

Author: 0 Guam Officials Urge Calm After North Korea Threatens Attack

Elected officials in Guam are reassuring constituents that the US territory is safe following North Korea's threat against the island. However, he expressed some concern over the recent statements of some US politicians, singling out Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham.

World Media Hamid Ansari signs off as Vice-President
Author: 0 Hamid Ansari signs off as Vice-President

Naidu's comments came after Hamid Ansari's last interview as Vice President and his farewell speech in Rajya Sabha where he raked up the issue of freedom of speech and minorities . The BJP criticised outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari for his comment that there was a sense of insecurity among Muslims and said such a "petty" remark was not expected from someone in his position.BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya also wondered if Ansari was looking for "political shelter" after ...

World Media Over dozen beaches shut over foul palm oil disaster
Author: 0 Over dozen beaches shut over foul palm oil disaster

Hong Kong comprises more than 200 islands, many with popular beaches, but there are increasing concerns about pollution and rubbish blighting the city's shores. There was a similar scene on nearby Lamma Island, where authorities and residents have also been busy cleaning up tons of oil. Four additional beaches on the southern coast of the main Hong Kong Island were shut when beach staffers found "white, granular substances" on them, the statement added.

Author: 0 Pretium Resources Inc (PVG) to Release Earnings on Friday

It has underperformed by 2.50% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $1.47B company. 205,439 were reported by Global X Ltd Liability Com. U S Glob Inc accumulated 300,000 shares. Connecticut-based Tudor Inv Et Al has invested 0.01% in Buckle Inc (NYSE:BKE). Van Eck Associate Corp holds 17.93 million shares or 0.74% of its portfolio.

World Media Could this medical breakthrough really prevent miscarriages and birth defects?
Author: 0 Could this medical breakthrough really prevent miscarriages and birth defects?

This has the potential to significantly reduce the number of miscarriage and birth defects around the world, and I do not use those words lightly'. Researchers have identified a deficiency in a developmental molecule called NAD that can keep a baby's organs from forming properly in the womb - but the shortfall could be addressed by pregnant women taking vitamin B3 , which may prevent a range of birth defects.

World Media Mattis warns North Korea: aggression will mean the
Author: 0 Mattis warns North Korea: aggression will mean the "end"

Robert Kelly, professor of political science at Pusan National University, told Al Jazeera that both North Korea and Trump were nearly certainly exaggerating in their respective rhetoric, as a conflict would be disastrous - and that Trump was likely stepping up the rhetoric to pressure China into taking action to curb North Korea's behaviour.

World Media Holyrood flexes muscles ahead of Brexit talks
Author: 0 Holyrood flexes muscles ahead of Brexit talks

But Mr Russell said Holyrood would "not budge" on demands for powers to be given immediately from Brussels to Scotland. Others in areas like farming, fishing and justice are clearly devolved and should be returned to Holyrood. "The Bill as now drafted is impractical and unworkable". He added that unless there were "serious and significant changes" to the proposed legislation, there was a "strong likelihood" that the Scottish Parliament would vote against the Repeal Bill.

World Media State Dept. Says Trump On 'Same Page' As US Officials
Author: 0 State Dept. Says Trump On 'Same Page' As US Officials

The report came just hours after North Korea threatened "physical action" in response to punitive sanctions unanimously passed by the United Nations Security Council over the weekend. "We would like to see results". Nauert says the pressure by the USA and others on Pyongyang "is working". The secretary (of defence) has talked in the past about how the president is a very effective spokesman.

World Media Dr Ruth Pfau passes away
Author: 0 Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Dr Pfau who was also known as "Pakistan's Mother Theresa" dedicated her life to the people of Pakistan, and started treating patients suffering from leprosy. She was also awarded Hilal-i-Pakistan. She saw her younger brother die, and risked her own life escaping East Germany. However, a visa problem kept Pfau in Pakistan, where she went on to live for 57 years.

World Media 11-year-old girl severely burned in sick 'hot water challenge' prank
Author: 0 11-year-old girl severely burned in sick 'hot water challenge' prank

The 12-year-old girl was arrested and charged with assault, police said. NY1 spoke to the girl's mother, who identified the victim as Jamoneisha Merritt. She was admitted to a burn unit with second-degree burns. "I could only be with her for a little bit, because I can't hold myself together", Yolanda said.

World Media Japan says it 'can never tolerate' North Korea's provocations
Author: 0 Japan says it 'can never tolerate' North Korea's provocations

A Japanese defense paper and a US media report Tuesday said North Korea may have successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. "As of this morning we have not changed our stance in confidence that the U.S. Department of Defense is monitoring the situation very closely and is maintaining a condition of readiness, daily", said George Charfauros, Guam Homeland Security advisor.

World Media London Police Search For Runner Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus
Author: 0 London Police Search For Runner Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus

It came after Vine was revealed as one of the highest earners at the BBC - taking home a healthy £750,000-a-year. Bridgen told the Daily Mail: 'I bet the attacker doesn't earn as much as Jeremy Vine. Police officials said in a statement that the bus driver stopped the bus and several passengers ran to help the victim, who had minor injuries. Police are continuing to appeal for information as to the identity of the man, who shoved a woman walking across the bridge out of his way on ...

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