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World Media Xi calls for calm after Trump says USA is 'locked and loaded'
Author: 0 Xi calls for calm after Trump says USA is 'locked and loaded'

He said the U.S. However, experts stress while North Korea does possess intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and could use them, targeting any U.S. North Korea said last week it is considering launching four missiles to land just short of Guam . Called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the exercises are expected to run August 21-31 and involve tens of thousands of American and South Korean troops on the ground and in the sea and air.

World Media Netanyahu Condemns 'Expressions of Anti-Semitism' in Charlottesville
Author: 0 Netanyahu Condemns 'Expressions of Anti-Semitism' in Charlottesville

White nationalist leader Richard Spencer told Israelis during an evening TV interview that they should respect him because he is essentially a "white Zionist". Trump's Tuesday comments were swiftly repudiated by numerous Republican leaders, including former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, former MA govenor Mitt Romney, Senator John McCain and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, among others.

World Media Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 migrants in a day
Author: 0 Migrant crisis: Spain rescues 600 migrants in a day

According to the latest figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), 8,385 migrants had arrived in Spain this year by August 9. The migrants, among whom were 35 children, were onboard 15 boats including small rowboats. IOM says one reason for the increase could be that the Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy is seen as increasingly risky, due to lawlessness in Libya and stepped-up patrols by the Libyan coast guard.

Author: 0 Tillerson Affirms Korea Military Threat After Bannon Scoffs

THAAD can intercept short, medium, and intermediate-range missiles. America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible USA military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff.

World Media Uber offers to pay P10M to lift suspension
Author: 0 Uber offers to pay P10M to lift suspension

On Wednesday, LTFRB and Uber regional executive Michael Brown met with senators to discuss the suspension and offered to pay a P10-million fine in lieu of suspension and vowed to offer financial assistance to its partners. Committee chairperson Sen. Grace Poe stated that the meeting was conducted to ease the burden of passengers affected by the suspension. On Monday (August 14), the LTFRB suspended Uber operations for repeatedly violating the board's order to stop accepting driver ...

World Media Democratic Missouri Senator Says It Out Loud: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated'
Author: 0 Democratic Missouri Senator Says It Out Loud: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated'

Did I mean the statement? No". Chappelle-Nadal's unacceptable behavior has no place in our caucus, the Capitol, or the Democratic Party. Maria Chappelle-Nadal's terrible comments. "It was wrong for me to post that", she continued. "I've seen that, but that doesn't influence me at all", said Chappelle-Nadal, referring to McCaskill and Webber's statements.

World Media Scottish parliament hit in major cyber attack
Author: 0 Scottish parliament hit in major cyber attack

The email accounts of MSPs in Scotland have been the targeted in a brute force attack by hackers trying to steal their credentials in a what is believed to be a nation-state cyber attack. In his email message, which was reported by the BBC , Mr Grice said that new password management and security services would soon come in place around Holyrood, and that the parliament's IT team would "force a change to weak passwords as an additional security measure".

World Media Barcelona officials call van attack apparent terrorism; fatalities reported
Author: 0 Barcelona officials call van attack apparent terrorism; fatalities reported

Catherine Herridge at Fox News reported that the men used a rental truck, which is what others have used in truck attacks across Europe. Local police have now called it a terror attack. "Americans in Spain: If you are safe, be sure to notify friends and loved ones". President Trump wrote on Twitter. Footage posted to social media by witnesses showed chaotic scenes and people lying in the street.

World Media United Nations renews call for help of South Sudanese refugees
Author: 0 United Nations renews call for help of South Sudanese refugees

Uganda is now hosting more refugees than any other country in Africa. War in South Sudan has displaced at least 2 million people since 2013. Uganda has adopted an open policy with regards to refugees, but the amount of people crossing into the country every day is depleting the country's resources amid a funding shortfall.

World Media Busch looks to close in Truck Series race
Author: 0 Busch looks to close in Truck Series race

Crew chief (Jeff Hensley) has been fined $5,000 and suspended from the next NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Points Event. He flew through the field on the high side in his Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota, regaining the lead about halfway through the 90-lap stage in the race that started about two hours late because of rain.

World Media Cleveland Clinic pulls fundraiser from Trump resort
Author: 0 Cleveland Clinic pulls fundraiser from Trump resort

Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove was part of Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum, which has since been disbanded . The fundraiser has been held at the Palm Beach location for eight years and typically raises $1 million a year in funds used to buy medical equipment.

World Media Trump responds to Barcelona attack by reviving debunked myth
Author: 0 Trump responds to Barcelona attack by reviving debunked myth

Trump's tweet came hours after a vehicle crashed into a crowd in Barcelona, Spain . Trump's anecdote is a fictional story that he told in SC ahead of the state's Republican presidential primary in February 2016. After telling that story, Trump claimed "we've got to start getting tough and we've got to start being vigilant and we've got to start using our heads or we're not gonna have a country, folks".

World Media More than 35 dead in mutiny at Venezuelan jail, governor says
Author: 0 More than 35 dead in mutiny at Venezuelan jail, governor says

The jail, located in a remote area of tropical rainforest, houses 105 prisoners awaiting trial. Two prison-monitoring groups, A Window to Freedom and the Venezuelan Prisons Observatory, said the 37 killed were all inmates. Guarulla, an opposition politician who represents Venezuela's indigenous community, accused President Nicolas Maduro's ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela of targeting the Amazonas government - calling to question the party's "campaign of love" that the regime ...

World Media Panamagate case: SC allows NAB access to volume 10 of JIT report
Author: 0 Panamagate case: SC allows NAB access to volume 10 of JIT report

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has given access to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to "confidential" 10th volume of JIT that investigated against Sharif family in Panama Leaks case. He said Sharif has already expressed his concern over a Supreme Court judge who is supervising the NAB's investigation against him, fearing that he (judge) will ensure adverse verdict against him in the accountability court.

World Media Teacher shoots himself in classroom at Georgia high school
Author: 0 Teacher shoots himself in classroom at Georgia high school

Jesse Hambrick says a school staffer who has experience in medical emergencies found the wounded teacher. According to the Douglas County School System, the teacher was alone in his classroom when the shooting occurred around 7:15 a.m. It was quick work from deputies and school leaders that kept the scene calm, despite the constant chatter from students about what had happened. While weapons are not allowed on campus there are no metal detectors to alert others if they are brought on campus, ...

World Media Britain proposes new customs deal
Author: 0 Britain proposes new customs deal

Britain also wants to maintain the Commons Travel Area between Britain and Ireland , which pre-dates the European Union , and protect the rights of British and Irish citizens contained in the Good Friday Agreement. Guy Lougher of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com said: "The paper indicates clearly that the government is very alive to the particular circumstances of Northern Ireland's interactions with Ireland, and is looking to preserve the status quo as far as ...

World Media Northern Ireland Court Rules Gay Marriage Ban Doesn't Violate Rights
Author: 0 Northern Ireland Court Rules Gay Marriage Ban Doesn't Violate Rights

Two cases, specifically about Northern Ireland recognising same-sex marriage made outside the nation were rejected by the High Court. In a second case - known as Petition X - a male couple that married in England in 2014 was challenging the downgrading of their relationship to a civil partnership when they moved to Northern Ireland.

World Media The devastating reason Mumbai dogs are turning blue
Author: 0 The devastating reason Mumbai dogs are turning blue

The dogs' freakish colour is believed to be linked to the pumping of industrial waste into the nearby Kasadi river, where the dogs reportedly swim and search for food. Local activist Aarti Chauhan has filed a complaint with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board ( MPCB ) in this regard and has requested the pollution board to take action.

World Media Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Babumoshai Bandookbaaz Cleared With 8 'Minor' Cuts
Author: 0 Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Babumoshai Bandookbaaz Cleared With 8 'Minor' Cuts

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) had earlier certified the film as "A" but had still ordered 48 cuts to it. All thanks to the stringent regulations of the Board. It is a story which revolves around the life of a contract killer (Nawazuddin). "So, there's no point of going through that", Babumoshai Bandookbaaz writer Ghalib Asad Bhopali said.

World Media War would be horrific, USA general tells Trump on North Korea response
Author: 0 War would be horrific, USA general tells Trump on North Korea response

But for now, even after de-escalation, the quarrel between the USA and North Korea is far from over, especially in the wake of an upcoming military exercise. For three decades, Ri worked in "Office 39", which the U.S. Treasury Department once described as a North Korean government branch that engages "in illicit economic activities and managing slush funds and generating revenues for the leadership".

World Media Supreme Court puts medical admissions in Tamil Nadu on hold till Tuesday
Author: 0 Supreme Court puts medical admissions in Tamil Nadu on hold till Tuesday

This means, no medical admission process for MBBS and BDS courses will take place in Tamil Nadu. "We have worked really hard to get a good score in NEET and now saying we are not taking it is like playing with my future", said a medical aspirant who is protesting against the proposed ordinance by the Tamil Nadu government to exempt the state from NEET.

World Media Daily Stormer Booted From Russia for 'Propagandizing Neo-Nazi Ideology'
Author: 0 Daily Stormer Booted From Russia for 'Propagandizing Neo-Nazi Ideology'

Recently, the website published an article ridiculing a victim of violent clashes in the USA town of Charlottesville prompting leading social networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to ban Daily Stormer's accounts. The site takes its name from Der Stürmer, a newspaper that published Nazi propaganda. The move followed a request from Roskomnadzor, the Russian government's media and telecommunication watchdog, Timofeev said.

World Media TMC swipes municipality polls, while BJP stands second
Author: 0 TMC swipes municipality polls, while BJP stands second

In 2012 polls, it had won only one ward. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) finished second in most places, relegating the Left to the third position. The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress has made a clean sweep in the seven urban civic body elections across the state. "It is evident from BJP vote share that Left votes got transferred to BJP".

Author: 0 Trump's response to white supremacist violence not enough

The poll , which was started before Trump's remarks, showed more people (58 percent) disapproved of his response when they were asked on Tuesday and Wednesday, than on Monday - when 52 percent disapproved. Approval of the President's response varied significantly along partisan lines. But President Trump's response to Charlottesville finds more division.

World Media Guam issues guidelines in case of a nuclear attack
Author: 0 Guam issues guidelines in case of a nuclear attack

North Korea's threat to launch nuclear missiles toward Guam will cause the USA territory's tourism to "go up like tenfold", President Donald Trump told Guam Gov. North Korea has previously mobilized large crowds to show its resolve when tensions escalate. "We don't want to talk about back channels", said Trump .

World Media CBO: Ending health subsidies would raise premiums 20 percent
Author: 0 CBO: Ending health subsidies would raise premiums 20 percent

The payments have always been an issue, particularly for House Republicans who sued the Obama administration over them, casting the payments as unlawful. Congress will be back from August recess by this point, and legislators could approve the payments themselves. CBO analysts also said taxpayers would be forced to pay almost $200 billion more in the coming decade if Mr.

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