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World Media Trump attacks Merck after CEO quits president's board in protest
Author: 0 Trump attacks Merck after CEO quits president's board in protest

He was the third CEO in a day to quit the American manufacturing council , a protest against the administration's muted response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Merck chief executive Kenneth Frazier , one of only four African-Americans leading a Fortune 500 company, was the first to tender his resignation on Monday.

World Media U.S. 'will take out' any N Korean missile
Author: 0 U.S. 'will take out' any N Korean missile

He is also visiting 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. -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. On the other hand, the US insists Pyongyang's denuclearization is vital for any peaceful solution.

World Media China appoints new envoy for North Korea issue
Author: 0 China appoints new envoy for North Korea issue

Describing the North Korean nuclear threat as "the biggest challenge" facing South Korea, Moon said his government will work closely with the U.S.to resolve the security crisis. He says the "North Korean nuclear program should absolutely be solved peacefully, and the (South Korean) government and the US government don't have a different position on this".

World Media Govt asks Google, Facebook to remove links to Blue Whale Challenge
Author: 0 Govt asks Google, Facebook to remove links to Blue Whale Challenge

The shocking thing is that the last task of the game requires the person to commit suicide. However, while addressing a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, IG Manoj Abraham said that though two similar cases have surfaced in the past 24 hours, the investigators could not officially confirm its connection with the game.

World Media US and Japan conduct air drills as Pyongyang considers Guam attack
Author: 0 US and Japan conduct air drills as Pyongyang considers Guam attack

R. Scott Jobe, the 35th Fighter Wing commander, said in a statement. Kim Jong Un's statement followed President Trump's promise of " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the US and, on Monday, Mattis saying any sign North Korea was attempting to fire a missile at the USA territory of Guam would amount to "game on".

World Media Hope Hicks Likely to Be Named Trump's Next White House Communications Director
Author: 0 Hope Hicks Likely to Be Named Trump's Next White House Communications Director

As the White House senior communications adviser, Hicks helped shape Trump's messaging. Scaramucci left the role after an explosive phone conversation with a New Yorker reporter in which he disparaged several other White House staffers. Hicks did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Hicks, 28, was press secretary for President Donald Trump's campaign and previously worked for the Trump Organization.

World Media US Preparing Military 'Options' Against North Korea: Dunford
Author: 0 US Preparing Military 'Options' Against North Korea: Dunford

Kim Jong-un, earlier this week, chose to put the missile attack plans on hold "in order to defuse the tensions" with the USA, adding he wanted to watch how the U.S. Moon Jae-in, a liberal who favors engagement with the North, delivered a nationally televised speech Tuesday on the anniversary of the end of World War II and the Korean Peninsula's liberation from Japanese colonial rule.

World Media United States could target North Korea textiles, oil at UN, diplomats say
Author: 0 United States could target North Korea textiles, oil at UN, diplomats say

Bush administration. The Chinese customs agency said it will stop processing imports of North Korean coal, iron and lead ores and fish at midnight on September 5. "North Korea will, most likely, host what appears to be a meeting of foreign diplomacy chiefs after recalling ambassadors from major countries back to Pyongyang", an official has confessed for Yonhap.

World Media Guam and its Governor to be Famous
Author: 0 Guam and its Governor to be Famous

North Korea twice successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile in July, and dual reports last week - out of Japan and the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency - suggested North Korea had acquired the technology to miniaturize a nuclear weapon to fit on a missile.

World Media At least 32 dead in the bloodiest anti-drug operations in Philippines
Author: 0 At least 32 dead in the bloodiest anti-drug operations in Philippines

Police claimed the suspects resisted arrest after noticing that the people their transacting with were just poser buyers. The police operations, he said, resulted to 20 armed encounters and 109 arrests of drug suspects. Police seized 100.25 grams of suspected meth (shabu), 17 revolvers, 2 improvised shotguns, a 9mm pistol and a caliber.32 pistol, he said. "This is a province-wide simultaneous big operations on illegal drugs in Bulacan", said Aquino.

World Media Philippine police kills 32 in drugs war's bloodiest day
Author: 0 Philippine police kills 32 in drugs war's bloodiest day

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said the PNP Internal Affairs Service would probe the law enforcement operations as required by police procedure. President Duterte earlier vowed an unrelenting campaign against the illegal drug trade despite criticisms over the soaring death toll and alleged human rights abuses.

Author: 0 Experts say Kim Jong-Un doesn't want nuclear war

The report highlights that while the world is used to colourful and bellicose statements from North Korea, "the situation is now more concerning than perhaps at any other time over the past 20 years". U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster echoed the tenor of Pompeo's remarks, saying the threat posed by North Korea is "coming to a head", but adding in an interview on ABC, "we're not closer to war than a week ago".

World Media US Open to Talks if North Korea Ready to Disarm
Author: 0 US Open to Talks if North Korea Ready to Disarm

CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's national security adviser, tried to provide assurances that a conflict is avoidable, while also supporting Trump's tough talk. That's diplo-speak for forcing North Korea to get rid of its nuclear weapons. He says the "North Korean nuclear program should absolutely be solved peacefully, and the (South Korean) government and the US government don't have a different position on this".

World Media Indian and Chinese troops clash at LAC in Ladakh amid Doklam standoff
Author: 0 Indian and Chinese troops clash at LAC in Ladakh amid Doklam standoff

Earlier on July 16th, Indian troops stopped road construction by Chinese soldiers which raised a conflict between India and China in Doklam area in the Sikkim sector. Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The US department also stated, we want India, China to have conversations because we have the relationship between both governments.

World Media MH370 breakthrough: crash location may be found
Author: 0 MH370 breakthrough: crash location may be found

But it is near where authorities originally spent years scanning miles of remote seabed off Western Australia. Australia, Malaysia and China called off a A$200mn ($160mn), two-year search for the plane in January after finding nothing, despite the protests of families of those onboard.

World Media Tillerson: US 'continues to be interested' in North Korea talks
Author: 0 Tillerson: US 'continues to be interested' in North Korea talks

The top USA diplomat made no further comment about Kim's decision to suspend his plans to attack Guam with the apparent aim of reducing bilateral tensions and urging the U.S. However, if America persists in its "extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean peninsula and in its vicinity, testing the self-restraint of the DPRK, the latter will make an important decision as it already declared", Kim Jong-un warned .

World Media Exam Helpline open to support Donegal's Leaving Cert students receiving their results
Author: 0 Exam Helpline open to support Donegal's Leaving Cert students receiving their results

The offer is only one for one day - August 17. "The benefits of the helpline are that it gives students an interactive opportunity to communicate with skilled guidance counsellors". But one restaurant is hoping to ease the stress for students picking up their results. In recent years calls to the Helpline have increased, which shows the need for the personal touch at the end of a phone line at what can be a highly pressurised time for students and their parents.

Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent

North Korea's military had said last week it would finalize and send to Kim for approval the plan to fire four ballistic missiles near Guam, which is about 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) from Pyongyang. Kim also warned that the USA should not test North Korea's self-restraint. Trump has pushed China to pressure North Korea to halt a nuclear weapons program that is nearing the capability of targeting the United States.

World Media Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets
Author: 0 Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets

He then went on to acknowledge the signing of Brazilian midfielder Paulinho, " he is a good signing for us, he is a regular for the Brazilian National team, he is technically good and has power, I think he will help us. "We did well in the first leg, but we have to play the whole tie until the end". "With Neymar's departure evidently the team lost an attacking level, because you realise the footballer that is Neymar, there everyone will agree.

World Media 'Homeless Hero' charged with stealing from victim of Manchester attack
Author: 0 'Homeless Hero' charged with stealing from victim of Manchester attack

Chris Parker, 33, will appear before magistrates today and police would not confirm reports that he had stolen from a woman injured in the blast on May 22. The concert, named We Are Manchester , will take place on September 9, with all profits going towards establishing a permanent memorial to the victims of the attack, who were killed in the immediate aftermath of a concert by the American pop star Ariana Grande .

World Media A Drone Unintentionally Landed on Britain's Largest Warship and No One Noticed
Author: 0 A Drone Unintentionally Landed on Britain's Largest Warship and No One Noticed

The 919ft vessel was previously forecast to reach its base in the Hampshire port town between August 17 and 22, after setting out from Scotland's Rosyth dockyard in June. The drone operator, who only goes by the working name Black Isle Images , flew the DJI Phantom drone ( The Register says it was a Parrot Bebop) over Queen Elizabeth as she was docked at Invergordon, Scotland.

World Media White Nationalist Richard Spencer's Request To Speak At U. Of C. Rejected
Author: 0 White Nationalist Richard Spencer's Request To Speak At U. Of C. Rejected

Ann H. Franke, president of Wise Results LLC, a firm that advises colleges on higher-education policy and risk issues, says colleges that find themselves unable to provide adequate security for a speaker should "find a way for the speaker to speak remotely - through video remote hookup, something like that - so the ideas can be expressed".

World Media David Warner retires hurt after being struck in the neck
Author: 0 David Warner retires hurt after being struck in the neck

Warner, 30, was batting on Day Two at the Marrara Oval when paceman Hazlewood beat him with a short ball that struck him underneath the helmet. "Hopefully he's going to be OK". The incident served as the latest reminder of the dangers of the sport that were highlighted so tragically by the death of Phillip Hughes, a close friend of Warner, in 2014.

World Media CIO chief leaves Trump's manufacturing council
Author: 0 CIO chief leaves Trump's manufacturing council

On Tuesday afternoon, Trump said the media is downplaying the role of the "alt-left", and said blame for what unfolded at the white supremacist rally in Virginia lies with "both sides". The CEOs who left the Manufacturing Council include the heads of Merck , Under Armour , Intel and the Alliance for American Manufacturing. "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy, which run counter to the American ideal ...

Author: 0 Six days until the 2017 Great American Eclipse

You can see how to make a pinhole camera in the video below. Astronomers and eye-safety experts warn that people should not look directly at the sun without special solar-viewing glasses. "So you get the whole enchilada or just a piece of it", Craig said. The solar eclipse's totality is the only time it's actually safe to take off your solar eclipse glasses to view what's happening above.

World Media Barack Obama's Post-Charlottesville Tweet Becomes Most-Liked Ever
Author: 0 Barack Obama's Post-Charlottesville Tweet Becomes Most-Liked Ever

According to the BBC, the tweet has been liked nearly three million times since it was posted on August 12 following the attack in Charlottesville , Virginia. It has about 2.7 million "likes". Grande's heartfelt tweet had come in response to a terrorist bombing that killed 22 people after she performed a concert in Manchester , England, in May.

Author: 0 South Korean President Moon: We will prevent war 'at all cost'

But they're also saying that the possibility of war with the reclusive Asian nation is greater than it was a decade ago. The Journal reported that Dunford said the goal of his visit to Seoul was to reassure a critical ally of USA support and, as noted above, he said it's important "that the Korean people and the American people know that we are capable of protecting them right now against a limited attack and certainly prepared to respond in the event that deterrence fails".

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