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World Media ACLU sues Donald Trump over transgender military ban
Author: 0 ACLU sues Donald Trump over transgender military ban

The federal lawsuit , Stone v. Trump , was filed in Maryland on Monday by the ACLU of Maryland on behalf of Petty Officer First Class Brock Stone, an 11-year Navy veteran who served in Afghanistan, and several other transgender members of the Navy, Army, Air Force and Marines.

World Media IS torture house discovered in Tal Afar
Author: 0 IS torture house discovered in Tal Afar

IS resistance in Tal Afar has been nearly non-existent, sparking concerns that the hundreds of militants believed to have been in the town have relocated, possibly with Yezidis (Ezidis) they hold captive. Separately, Kurdish authorities said on Monday that Iraqi troops had found and rescued three Izadi females, whom Daesh extremists had been holding captive in Tal Afar.

World Media England lament Women's World Cup final defeat
Author: 0 England lament Women's World Cup final defeat

Many of the Black Ferns players are not professionally paid, with Wall calling for more to be done to support New Zealand's national female rugby side after stealing headlines with their famous win. The two most successful teams in Women's Rugby World Cup history provided a predictably intense contest in a match that offered a very favourable impression of the women's game.

World Media North Korea fires 'several projectiles', says South
Author: 0 North Korea fires 'several projectiles', says South

South Korea's presidential office has convened a meeting of its National Security Council to discuss the matter. It is also believed to be developing a solid-fuel missile that could be used for submarine launches. North Korea had walked back from the threat to lob missiles toward Guam, but there had been concerns that hostility will flare up again during the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian drills between the allies that run through August 31.

World Media Red Cross workers from Colorado helping with Harvey response
Author: 0 Red Cross workers from Colorado helping with Harvey response

Right now, the Red Cross needs more volunteers on their front-line teams who can help those have been forced out of their homes. The group , deployed as California Task Force 8, also may perform first aid on injured victims, set up relief centers, help distribute food and water and provide resource information to evacuees.

Author: 0 N. Korea Projectiles Likely to be Short-range Ballistic Missiles

Those exercises, which mainly involve computer simulations rather than battlefield maneuvers or flyovers with bombers, are smaller than usual this year, with 17,500 American troops participating, down from 25,000 last year. Image shows the test-fire of the medium-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 on May 22 at an undisclosed location in North Korea . The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment about the Saturday launches.

World Media Big win for TDP in Nandyal bypolls
Author: 0 Big win for TDP in Nandyal bypolls

When the final verdict was out, celebrations in the TDP camp hit the roof, In Nandyal and Allagadda, where the Bhuma family has much influence, their followers and TDP cadres came out on the streets to celebrate. The Nandyal seat is historically significant, as it was from here that former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao had contested the 1996 elections. - TDP's Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy leading over YSRCP with a margin of 19,706 votes in 10th round of counting.

World Media Japan says North Korea missiles no direct threat
Author: 0 Japan says North Korea missiles no direct threat

South Korea's presidential office says the US and South Korean militaries will proceed with their ongoing war games "even more thoroughly" in response to North Korea's latest short-range missile launches. They say the North may limit its reactions to low-level provocations like artillery and short-range missile launches. Britain has been warned by North Korea it faces a "miserable end" if United Kingdom troops take part in military exercises alongside those from South Korea and the ...

World Media Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles
Author: 0 Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles

North Korea has also warned that the recent military drills between the United States and South Korea could lead to an "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". To understand what happened, we need only to rewind a couple of weeks, to Tuesday, Aug. 8. "If we are engaged, we have an inherent right of self-defense, just like the South Koreans", Thurman said.

World Media U.S. revises assessment of N. Korea launch
Author: 0 U.S. revises assessment of N. Korea launch

It said the launches occurred near Kittaeryong, North Korea . Furthermore, South Korea fired three missiles of its own this week. Two of the missiles flew about 150 miles while the other one appears to have blown up nearly instantly.

World Media Sensex rises by 179 points, Nifty above 9900 level
Author: 0 Sensex rises by 179 points, Nifty above 9900 level

Nilekani's first day after he returned at Infosys saw him assuring investors that the company is not facing any issues with clients. However, soon enough the Nifty slipped below the psychological mark of 9,900. Nilekani, who served as Infosys' CEO from 2002 to 2007, will immediately take up the role of non-executive chairman of the board. The stock witnessed traded volume of 36,30,452 shares with trading value of Rs 343.4 crore as of 0918 hours.

World Media Trump to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police
Author: 0 Trump to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police

Police departments will also be able to buy military gear from "other sources" through grant programs that Sessions will apparently restore. The Congress originally created the so-called 1033 Program for use in drug enforcement by the state and federal law enforcement.

World Media Flooding rain risk with Harvey much of this week
Author: 0 Flooding rain risk with Harvey much of this week

As Hurricane Harvey moves out, it may be able to pick up a little bit of energy, but the storm is not expected to restrengthen. "Some areas have already received 20" of rain and there's potentially 20" more expected the next few days. Even though rain has cooled our temperatures off and it is fairly breezy with winds out of the northeast of 5-10 miles per hour, it is feeling fairly humid and muggy.

Author: 0 North Korea launches missile despite Trump warnings

The first and second sanctions focused on North Korean individuals and entities but since the third round, foreign companies and individuals have been targeted which is seen as the US effectively adopting a secondary boycott for third-party entities dealing with Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Korea to Develop Stronger Nuclear Missile, Japan to Impose More Sanctions

They are the first known missile firings since July, when the North successfully flight tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could reach deep into the United States mainland when perfected. military officials said, which, if true, would be a temporary setback to Pyongyang's rapid nuclear and missile expansion. The White House said President Trump was briefed on what happened and "we are monitoring the situation".

World Media North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea
Author: 0 North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea

Hawaii time August 25". "The second missile launch appears to have blown up nearly immediately", said Commander Dave Benham of the U.S. Pacific Command. The rival Koreas recently saw their always testy relationship get worse after Trump traded warlike threats. They come during a joint military exercise between the US and South Korea.

World Media North Korea Sends Serious Threat To Britain And Australia
Author: 0 North Korea Sends Serious Threat To Britain And Australia

Over the last few months, North Korea has threatened the United States with nuclear attacks but officials have now reiterated that any allies of America could face the same fate. Barely a day later, photographs emerged showing Kim inspecting missile and missile-fuel components . "The first and third missiles at 11:49 a.m.

Author: 0 Korea baits US, South by firing missiles

Pacific territory of Guam. "We understand that today's action indicated North Korea consistently continues developing nuclear weapons and missiles". The Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises, which mainly involve computer simulations rather than battlefield maneuvers or fly-overs with bombers, are now taking place in South Korea.

Author: 0 USA has limited options on North Korea, experts say

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the South Korean and USA military were analysing the launch. The launches were the North's first rocket tests since two intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, were fired last month. South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, had been informed, Yonhap said. North Korean state-run media said the country's military could strike the U.S.

World Media Merkel to Continue Refugee Policy in Germany
Author: 0 Merkel to Continue Refugee Policy in Germany

Merkel called refusal of "some countries" to accept "any refugees" unacceptable. Four weeks ahead of the German election, an Emnid opinion poll suggested Mrs Merkel's refugee policy was not likely to lose her the election, putting her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) 15 points ahead of the Social Democrats (SPD).

World Media How Trump's wall could shut down the USA government
Author: 0 How Trump's wall could shut down the USA government

Trump, escalating a conflict that has been brewing for months, told supporters Tuesday night: "Believe me, if we have to close down our government, we're building that wall ". Specifically, the president suggested that he might veto any spending bill that failed to include funds for his monument to American xenophobia, thereby allowing the government to shut down (and, nearly certainly, his approval rating and that of his party to fall).

World Media Seven climbers killed in the Alps
Author: 0 Seven climbers killed in the Alps

The Austrian Red Cross said it appeared the climbers were roped together on Mount Gabler, east of Innsbruck. It is believed to be the deadliest climbing accident so far this season in the Austrian Alps, where several dozen mountaineering deaths are reported each summer.

World Media North Korea fires short-range missiles: U.S. military
Author: 0 North Korea fires short-range missiles: U.S. military

Hours later North Korea had said it was "carefully examining" plans to strike Guam. One of three short-range ballistic missiles that North Korea fired early Saturday blew up "almost immediately", while the other two flew about 155 miles into the sea, U.S.

World Media Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea
Author: 0 Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea

The missiles covered around 250km distance after they were launched from a site in Gangwon province at 21:49 GMT on Friday, said South Korean officials. The Korean Central News Agency said that the "target striking contest" involved war planes, multiple-rocket launchers and self-propelled guns that attacked targets meant to represent South Korea's Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands before special operation combatants "landed by surprise" on rubber boats.

World Media 'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again
Author: 0 'Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again

Security Council resolutions", the secretary said . South Korea planned to convene its national security council several hours after the missile launches, the presidential office said in a statement. militaries are in the midst of the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills, which the North routinely describes as preparation for invasion, that involve computer simulations of a war to test readiness and run until 31 August.

World Media Samsung president Jay Y. Lee sentenced to five years in jail
Author: 0 Samsung president Jay Y. Lee sentenced to five years in jail

A Seoul Central District Court judge delivering its ruling on bribery and other charges after a six-month trial in a scandal that triggered Park's impeachment and ouster, also found Lee guilty of hiding assets overseas and perjury. The National Pension Service, which owns a chunk of Samsung, had the casting vote at the time. The lawyer for Lee has steered media inquiries to Samsung, whose spokeswoman did not have any immediate comment about the appeal against the sentence handed down on ...

World Media House Dem warns Guatemala's foreign aid in peril
Author: 0 House Dem warns Guatemala's foreign aid in peril

He said the decision to expel him was a matter of foreign policy and therefore the responsibility of the executive, not the courts. He cited articles of the constitution and worldwide conventions, implying that Velasquez had interfered in Guatemala's internal affairs.

World Media More Doklam-type events expected: Indian Army chief
Author: 0 More Doklam-type events expected: Indian Army chief

During these communications, we were able to express our views and convey our concerns and interests. Monday's announcement comes days before India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to travel to China for a summit of BRICS countries - India, China, Russia, Brazil and South Africa.

Author: 0 North Korea launches trio of missiles amidst US-South Korea military drills

Pyongyang has recently faced a wave of global sanctions over its test-firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that apparently brought most of the United States into range for the first time. "The reality vividly shows that the United States ambition for stifling the DPRK [North Korea] remains unchanged no matter how much water may flow under the bridge and the puppet group's ambition for invading the North remains unchanged", it said.

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