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Author: 0 US, North Korea maintaining back channel diplomatic talks

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared to take exception to President Donald Trump's claim that "nobody has greater respect for intelligence", than he does - and harked back to a time when Trump railed against the United States intelligence community.

World Media High Court to hear plebiscite case in Sept
Author: 0 High Court to hear plebiscite case in Sept

Labor leader Bill Shorten has implored same-sex marriage advocates to drop their resistance to a postal ballot and vote Yes , warning that legal challenges and threats of a boycott were exactly what the opponents of change wanted. She feared those angrily against marriage equality may outnumber gay people who are passionate for change. "We will be arguing that by going ahead without the authorization of Parliament, the government is acting beyond its power", lawyer Jonathon Hunyor said.

World Media Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio: All options on table for North Korea
Author: 0 Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio: All options on table for North Korea

Trump's remarks sparked strong reactions from both sides of the political spectrum. "President Trump is rejecting the doctrine of strategic patience which has failed for 25 years". "I hope he will listen to them, and I hope their cooler heads will prevail". But Trump defenders said his blunt warning is exactly what his supporters expect.

World Media Storm Franklin set to become a hurricane when it strikes Mexico
Author: 0 Storm Franklin set to become a hurricane when it strikes Mexico

The storm made landfall early Thursday as a Category 1 hurricane, the first of the Atlantic hurricane season. "We're now entering the peak of the season, when the bulk of the storms usually form", Gerry Bell, the lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, said in a statement.

World Media President Trump says he will declare opioid crisis a national emergency
Author: 0 President Trump says he will declare opioid crisis a national emergency

Trump, speaking after a security briefing at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J., said his administration is preparing the paperwork for the declaration. Six states have declared the opioid crisis as a statewide emergency . National security adviser H.R. has recommended to increase the number of USA troops in war-ravaged Afghanistan to bolster American forces in the country, CNN reported .

World Media Man gone for weeks found dead in elevator
Author: 0 Man gone for weeks found dead in elevator

The body of 82-year-old Isaak Komisarchik was found decomposing in an elevator shaft that was closed for renovations, The Denver Post reported. Komisarchik had not been seen since he left a nearby nursing facility on the afternoon of July 5.

World Media Senate committee makes major changes to House's school finance bill
Author: 0 Senate committee makes major changes to House's school finance bill

In a statement, he says, "As House Bill 46 is good common sense legislation, I am still working to get this bill passed during the remaining time in this special session". Sen. "Women don't plan to be raped", said Turner, who dubbed the bill "rape insurance". If a woman wants the procedure covered by insurance she would have to buy a supplemental plan.

Author: 0 Any new Korean war could quickly escalate to catastrophe

It has reiterated calls for calm during the current crisis. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she doesn't see a military solution to rising tensions between the United States and North Korea and called for a de-escalation of the rhetoric.

World Media Yisrael Kristal, the World's Oldest Man, Niftar at 113
Author: 0 Yisrael Kristal, the World's Oldest Man, Niftar at 113

A devout Orthodox Jew, Kristal wrapped phylacteries - leather-wrapped cubes containing Torah scriptures and worn during prayer - daily for the last 100 years, the Times reported. Kristal was sent to various concentration camps including Auschwitz where he performed slave labor, and he only weighed about 81 pounds when he was found by the Allies.

World Media See how renovations at the White House are progressing
Author: 0 See how renovations at the White House are progressing

The project at the West Wing includes work on the Oval Office. And while the president is away, the White House's West Wing is getting an face-lift. A Secret Service agent unlocked a service entrance to the Oval Office. Cranes were positioned in front of the South Portico. New carpet, curtains and paint are part of the work that is going on in just a part of the White House.

World Media Two hostages freed by al Qaida recall Mali ordeal
Author: 0 Two hostages freed by al Qaida recall Mali ordeal

After six years in the desert, former South African hostage in Mali, Stephen McGown, is ready to live. Stephen McGown, from South Africa, revealed he thought his captors were joking when they informed him of his freedom. Dutchman Sjaak Rijke was also seized with Mr Gustafsson and Mr McGown in Timbuktu but was rescued by French forces in April 2015. Islamic extremists in northern Mali have made significant sums of money during the last decade by kidnapping foreigners and holding them to ...

Author: 0 CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea threats 'the art of the bluff'

The letter by the Detroit Democrat was signed by 60 members of the U.S. House, including Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield, urging direct negotiations between North Korea and the United States. Tillerson has also hinted at other efforts, telling reporters on August 9 that "we have a very active, ongoing diplomatic effort, most of which is behind the scenes because that's where diplomacy is most effective".

World Media Starbucks Is Bottling Up Pumpkin Spice Lattes to Sell at Grocery Stores
Author: 0 Starbucks Is Bottling Up Pumpkin Spice Lattes to Sell at Grocery Stores

The move-announced this week-isn't the first time the Seattle-based coffeehouse chain has chose to bottle a popular drink for sale in retail outlets. " Starbucks first launched the handcrafted Pumpkin Spice Latte at stores in 2003 and this fan-favorite beverage has since become Starbucks most popular seasonal beverage of all time", the company said.

World Media Iran bars 2 players from national team after playing Israelis
Author: 0 Iran bars 2 players from national team after playing Israelis

Iranian athletes generally do not play against Israeli teams, and the government in Tehran traditionally rewards their refusal to do so. The two players, Masoud Shojaei, the national team captain, and Ehsan Haji Safi, played last week for their Greek club against an Israeli team.

World Media Bug-covered baby found abandoned at NW Harris County apartments
Author: 0 Bug-covered baby found abandoned at NW Harris County apartments

The say the mother admitted to delivering the baby inside the apartment and was examined by paramedics. "I looked down. I said, 'Oh, man, there is a baby right here, '" Albert Peterson, who found the girl, told KTRK . The unidentified hero lifted the baby from the flower bed, cleaned her off as best he could, and held her until Harris County Sheriff's Deputies could arrive.

World Media Penn State fraternity member charged with student's death deleted video, detective says
Author: 0 Penn State fraternity member charged with student's death deleted video, detective says

Some defendants and the fraternity itself are charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault in the death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey. His friends didn't summon help until about 40 minutes after he was discovered unconscious in the basement the next morning. Some face charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault, while others face less serious allegations that include evidence tampering and alcohol violations.

World Media Fake social media post claims North Korea attack imminent
Author: 0 Fake social media post claims North Korea attack imminent

He said that potential shattered debris may scatter around the area or the trajectory if the missile disintegrates in the atmosphere. The adaptation work includes research, overseen by a local climate change task force, on coastal infrastructure in tourist areas, Dr.

World Media IAS officer found dead at rly stn
Author: 0 IAS officer found dead at rly stn

N. Officials of the Government Railway Police (GRP), who reached the spot, near Kotgaon here, said prime facie it appeared to be a case of suicide, as per ANI. I am self-sacrificing myself and after my death Please give my relatives information about my suicide. He was recently appointed as the District Magistrate of Buxar.

World Media Mechanical Failure Ruled Out As Cause For Osprey Crash Off Australian Coast
Author: 0 Mechanical Failure Ruled Out As Cause For Osprey Crash Off Australian Coast

On Sunday, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera requested the United States not to fly any Ospreys in Japan after an Osprey based in the U.S. Marine Corps' Futenma Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture crashed off Australia on Saturday. "The Marine Corps' decision to temporarily ground all aircraft is further, indisputable evidence that America's military is in a readiness crisis, and that the crisis is costing lives", Thornberry said.

World Media Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as Censor board chief, Prasoon Joshi to replace him
Author: 0 Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as Censor board chief, Prasoon Joshi to replace him

He is best known for writing songs such as "Maa" from "Taare Zameen Par", "Bolo Na" from "Chittagong" and "Zinda" from " Bhaag Milkha Bhaag ". He was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India, in 2015. Actress Vidya Balan was appointed as part of a newly reconstituted 12-member panel, with only five from Nihalani's current team making the cut. "We are not outsiders and will look at it (films) from fresh angle".

World Media Which insiders are buying Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)?
Author: 0 Which insiders are buying Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)?

The company declined -0.56% and closed its last trading session at $8.9. About 9.17M shares traded. At the end of Mar reporting period, 164 institutional holders increased their position in Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. Its up 0.63, from 0.75 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 97 investors sold WMT shares while 540 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 440 raised stakes.

World Media Father, Daughter Pulled From Water Off Park Point Deceased
Author: 0 Father, Daughter Pulled From Water Off Park Point Deceased

A father and his young daughter pulled from the waters of Lake Superior Thursday have died. Five boats from various agencies assisted in the effort, which included the Coast Guard, the St. The Duluth Fire Department's rescue boat overturned in the waves, but no deaths were reported among the firefighters. According to the Fire Department and the Minnesota Sea Grant, that incident fourteen years ago helped kick-start the flag warning system.

World Media Modern slavery 'more prevalent' than previously thought, NCA warns
Author: 0 Modern slavery 'more prevalent' than previously thought, NCA warns

Instead, they are sold into prostitution, or paid a pittance to work in farming, construction, food processing, vehicle washes or even harvest cannabis. Kerr says signs of slavery include visible injuries, a distressed appearance and any indication an individual is being controlled by another person. "Twelve years old, same age as my youngest son".

World Media Philippines prepares for N.Korea's Guam missile threat
Author: 0 Philippines prepares for N.Korea's Guam missile threat

The irreverent young staff behind the counter joke about the North Korean threat - they're even trying to flawless a mushroom cloud design in the foam on their lattes. Guam is also a popular destination for Asian tourists, especially from Japan and South Korea but, for now, there are no real signs that travelers are canceling trips - it's hard to to find a room at the resorts dotted around the island.

World Media Trump ratchets up rhetoric toward North Korea
Author: 0 Trump ratchets up rhetoric toward North Korea

Despite being economically isolated, North Korea exports about $3bn worth of products and maintains trade relations chiefly with China, India, Pakistan, Burkina Faso, Russia, Thailand and the Philippines. China, who has vowed to stick to the sanctions, picks up $2.5 billion of North Korea's annual exports alone. In a follow-up tweet, President Trump added that North Korea could lose up to a billion dollars because of the sanctions.

World Media Hippo kills MI grandmother during African safari: She was an 'absolute treasure'
Author: 0 Hippo kills MI grandmother during African safari: She was an 'absolute treasure'

Carol Kirken , 75, was killed while on safari on August 5. Kirken helped found the Women's Fund of Rochester Hills , and also helped military families through the North Oakland YMCA. 'You were an awesome woman and the greatest grandmother anyone could ask for, ' grandson Eric Strickler wrote on Facebook. Now, the family is working to have Kirken's body brought back to the USA, according to FOX.

World Media Kenya: Return to Work as IEBC Does Its Work, Matiangi Tells Kenyans
Author: 0 Kenya: Return to Work as IEBC Does Its Work, Matiangi Tells Kenyans

Kenyan election officials say only they have the authority to declare the victor, and global election observers say they have seen no signs of interfering with the vote. He said the electoral commission is verifying electronic online reporting with the physical ballot forms from polling stations. Consequently, in the run-up to Tuesday's election, there was a great deal of pressure on the IEBC to ensure that the voting technology functioned smoothly this time.

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