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North Korea: China urges North Korea to stop missile tests

North Korea: China urges North Korea to stop missile tests In response to new United Nations sanctions, Wang Yi said the United Nations resolution's call for a return to talks emphasized that diplomatic and peaceful means were necessary to avoid tensions and it was necessary to prevent the crisis from escalating. [Full Article...]

What the Statue of Liberty says - and doesn't

Trump endorsed a bill sponsored by a pair of conservative Republican senators, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia, that would reduce legal immigration by about half over a decade, a shift that a broad consensus of economists believe would sap the nation's economic vitality. [Full Article...]

72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima

72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima A number of speakers also talked about the United Nations last month adopting an worldwide treaty banning nuclear weapons. North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un claimed early a year ago to have tested an H-bomb, but most experts debunked such claims, arguing that the North had developed what is called a boosted fission weapon - or in layman's terms, a more powerful atomic bomb. [Full Article...]

Bengal CM congratulates Naidu on victory

Voting began at 10 am today. Modi congratulated Naidu in a tweet and said, "I'm confident (he) will serve the nation as a diligent & dedicated Vice President, committed to the goal of nation building". Naidu will replace Mohamamed Hamid Ansari whose term expires on August 10, 2017. His father, too, passed away early and he was raised by his maternal uncles. [Full Article...]

Urges Haryana Govt. to take action against BJP state chief's son

Urges Haryana Govt. to take action against BJP state chief's son They tried to block my way and then even tried to open the door of my auto". According to her, the men driving the SUV were drunk and pulled up close to her vehicle several time. Deputy Superintendent of Police, East, Satish Kumar said that the youth were arrested and booked under section 354 D (for stalking a woman) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). [Full Article...]

Lucky escape for New Zealand man on terror-targeted Sydney flight

Lucky escape for New Zealand man on terror-targeted Sydney flight Authorities allege they tried to take an improvised explosive device, made with military-grade explosives provided by Islamic State, on to the flight from Sydney on July 15, but didn't get through check-in. Both those men have been charged with two counts of planning a terrorist act. Each offence carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. Police say all four men are related through marria... [Full Article...]

Kerala CPM to Host Asian Leaders Meeting in September

The BJP alleged that the CPM was behind the murder, a charge denied by the ruling party. Summary: Mr. Jaitley will visit the home of RSS worker Rajesh, who was killed on Saturday at Sreekaryam and attend a commemoration meeting. Saying that the Union Home Minister adopts one position while another Minister and BJP leadership take a contrary stand, the CPI-M said: "This clearly shows that the... [Full Article...]

State of emergency over BC wildfires extended for second time

State of emergency over BC wildfires extended for second time He says controlled burns are an essential and effective tool for fighting wildfires and that while accidents do happen the vast majority of planned burns are successful. Around 6,700 people are covered by more than 20 evacuation orders. As of Tuesday, the lightning-caused fire was estimated at 655 hectares. According to Emergency Management BC , more than 7,000 people are still out of their h... [Full Article...]

Kamal Haasan to quit Bigg Boss Tamil?

Kamal Haasan to quit Bigg Boss Tamil? She says that she needs help and has to consult a doctor so requested to be a little considerate towards her problem. Despite confusions whether Oviya is out or still a part of the show, the stage is set for the elimination of one more contestant. [Full Article...]

Illinois Lottery's Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots still growing

Illinois Lottery's Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots still growing They also have the Power Play option, which lifted their winnings to $2 million. On Feb. 22, a player in IN won $435 million. The next Mega Millions drawing will take place tonight, Friday, August 4. The odds of hitting the jackpot are one in 258 million. The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing, meanwhile, has climbed to $286 million with a cash option of $178 million. [Full Article...]

Tracking the tropics: 2 potential systems could develop in Atlantic

Tracking the tropics: 2 potential systems could develop in Atlantic Coast in the eastern Atlantic , are expected to become cyclones over the next five days, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Friday . Although this system has failed to consolidate so far, environmental conditions appear conducive enough to support some development while this system moves west-northwestward across the tropical Atlantic Ocean at about 15 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill

Trump signs Russian Federation sanctions bill The trade action being considered - as first reported by Axios news-site - was an investigation by the United States trade representative under Section 301 of the Trade Act for alleged violation of the U.S. The bill bars ships owned by North Korea or by countries that refuse to comply with United Nations resolutions against Pyongyang from operating in American waters or docking at USA ports. [Full Article...]

US Assures ASEAN: North Korea Will Not Overshadow South China Sea Talks

US Assures ASEAN: North Korea Will Not Overshadow South China Sea Talks The framework, which is believed to "cement" ASEAN and Chinese commitments to negotiate a binding code to ease tensions in the disputed waters, urges "respect for each other's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity in accordance with global law, and the principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other states". [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo puts Premier League clubs on alert with England return plea

Cristiano Ronaldo puts Premier League clubs on alert with England return plea The Portugal global appeared at the magistrates court in Pozuelo de Alarcon, a suburb of the capital, on Monday, to answer charges relating to his tax returns between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo was quoted as saying to the authorities: " In England, I never had these problems, that's why I want to go back there ". Gestifute instead later released a statement in which the Portugal captain maintained... [Full Article...]

Ireland threatens to stall Brexit talks unless border issue resolved

Ireland threatens to stall Brexit talks unless border issue resolved Mr Varadkar is not staying for the Pride parade because of other commitments. Labour MP Alison McGovern said the Irish PM must be listened to on Brexit . Varadkar warned today that "time is running out", to resolve the issue, adding that "I fear no extra time will be allowed". Mr Varadkar arrived in Belfast yesterday for his first visit since becoming Taoiseach. [Full Article...]

Amazon Under Fire For Selling 'Trump Tweets' Toilet Paper Rolls

Amazon Under Fire For Selling 'Trump Tweets' Toilet Paper Rolls Karen Krohnon said: 'Hey, this is a big improvement over the exhausted face-on-toilet paper trope that is applied to every politician to reach prominence. Another wrote: "I was initially concerned that verbal diarrhoea could be contagious with skin contact". It's not the only presidential toilet paper available on Amazon either, with rolls featuring Trump's face on sale as well as Barack Obam... [Full Article...]

Help 'Stuff The Bus' with school supplies

Help 'Stuff The Bus' with school supplies Those supplies are being handed to kids between kindergarten to second grade. Terre Haute South Vigo High School social studies teacher James Mason receives a bag of donated school supplies from a Walmart customer during Wednesday's event. [Full Article...]

Russia's Kislyak defends conversations with Flynn as 'transparent'

Russia's Kislyak defends conversations with Flynn as 'transparent' The Washington Post has reported that Kislyak was overheard by US spy agencies telling his bosses he had discussed campaign-related matters, including issues important to Moscow, with now Attorney General Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race. [Full Article...]

Putin vacationing shirtless in Siberia mountains

Putin vacationing shirtless in Siberia mountains During his short trip to Siberia, Putin also took part in a ceremony to release omul fry into the Baikal lake to restore and maintain the biodiversity of the world's deepest lake. Russian President Vladimir Putin emerges from a dive in southern Siberia. In the images, Putin relaxes with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as the two catch some sun. [Full Article...]

Court: Democratic Governors Can Defend Obamacare Subsidies

Mr. Trump is allowing Treasury to make the payments from month to month, but hasn't committed to them long-term. The odds of Trump undermining the exchanges by cutting off the cost-sharing payments "just increased dramatically", said Stefanie Miller, an investment analyst at Height Securities - especially with Trump's newest shot on Twitter. [Full Article...]


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