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United States officials claim confrontation with North Korea not imminent

United States officials claim confrontation with North Korea not imminent Mike Pompeo says Pyongyang is moving at an "ever alarming rate" with its weapons program. They said the United States and its allies no longer can afford to stand by as North Korea pushes ahead with the development of a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Scaramucci: Trump Should Have Been 'Much Harsher' in Condemning White Nationalists

Scaramucci: Trump Should Have Been 'Much Harsher' in Condemning White Nationalists The White House later Sunday issued a statement saying of Trump's condemnation: "Of course that includes white supremacists, KKK, Neo-Nazi and all extremist groups". When discussing the influences that he thinks are impacting Trump, Scaramucci urged the president to take a more mainstream approach in order to sell his agenda. [Full Article...]

Three dead after supremacist march in Virginia

Three dead after supremacist march in Virginia A 32-year-old woman was killed when a auto drove into a crowd of counter-protesters and at least 19 people, 5 are in critical condition, after a vehicle drove into a crowd amid violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia . In addition to those injured in the auto incident, the Charlottesville Police Department said 15 were wounded in other violence related to the far-right march. [Full Article...]

Corbyn: UK should stay out of any military action against North Korea

Corbyn: UK should stay out of any military action against North Korea Pyongyang claimed that its latest missile, test-fired on July 4, can deliver a "large, heavy nuclear warhead" to the USA continent. Trump has faced some pushback for his fiery rhetoric toward Pyongyang, with Secretary of Defense James Mattis saying the State Department is doing all in its power to "resolve this global threat through diplomatic means". [Full Article...]

Indian ODI squad to face Sri Lanka announced

Indian ODI squad to face Sri Lanka announced Another significant announcement was the appointment of Rohit Sharma as the vice-captain of the team. KL Rahul and Manish Pandey, both of whom missed the 2017 Champions Trophy due to injury, made comebacks, while Mumbai batsman Rohit Sharma, who captained Mumbai Indians to their third IPL title in 2017, was named the vice-captain. [Full Article...]

Anti-migrant boat C-Star has to be saved in Med

Anti-migrant boat C-Star has to be saved in Med The group added that Libyan authorities declared their own rescue area, extending into worldwide waters, the same day. DUBAI: A German refugee rescue ship has been sent to the aid of a vessel crewed by far-right anti-immigration activists that is stranded in the Central Mediterranean, The Independent has reported . [Full Article...]

Scaramucci says Trump 'knows what he's going to do with' Bannon

Scaramucci says Trump 'knows what he's going to do with' Bannon Scaramucci then applauded national security adviser H.R. McMaster for acknowledging as terrorism the fatal attack at the "Unite the Right" rally. The president has been criticized for not specifically calling out the white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups at Saturday's rally. [Full Article...]

Rep. Trent Franks: 'All of us condemn this horrifying tragedy'

Rep. Trent Franks: 'All of us condemn this horrifying tragedy' The driver was later identified by police as James Fields , 20, of Ohio. Nineteen people are being treated for serious wounds and five are said to be in a critical condition. Meantime, Mr Trump addressed the "terrible" tragedy, speaking a press conference in New Jersey. "We will continue to support our state and local officers on the ground in any way possible", Mr. [Full Article...]

Nepal: Flood,landslide kill 49 people

Nepal: Flood,landslide kill 49 people The Nepal Red Cross Society is also working with local authorities to warn thousands of people of further threats from rising rivers and further landslides. "But we are more focused on rescuing those who are alive than collecting details about the dead", he said , indicating the death toll could go up. "It has left extensive damage", said Dipak Kafle, a spokesman for Nepal's Home Ministry. [Full Article...]

Defense Secretary, Schwarzenegger say U.S. ready to respond

On Thursday, U.S. and Japanese troops began an 18-day live fire exercise on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, which was to include rocket artillery drills and involve 3,500 troops. President Trump has made revamping USA missile defense systems a top objective for the Pentagon since taking office. Trump has said he would not allow Pyongyang to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting t... [Full Article...]

Trump to order investigation into China's trade practice

Trump to order investigation into China's trade practice The administration official who confirmed that Trump would sign the order contended it was unrelated to the showdown with North Korea. Gao noted that China and the USA will push forward the bilateral trade and economic relation in the basic principle of win-win cooperation and resolve differences "through dialogues and consultations". [Full Article...]

What is the USA military's presence near North Korea?

What is the USA military's presence near North Korea? The US stationed some of its atomic weapons in the South following the 1950-53 Korean War, but withdrew them in 1991 when two Koreas jointly declared they would make the peninsula nuclear-free. "It's actually been very scary since yesterday", -Kate Quiambo, Guam resident. "They understand the physics, so it's just a matter of design". Mr. [Full Article...]

Himachal Pradesh landslide: Six killed, rescue operations underway

Himachal Pradesh landslide: Six killed, rescue operations underway While one bus was on its way to Chamba from Manali, another was on its way to Katra in Jammu from Manali. Two buses, one vehicle and a bike were damaged in the landslide. "The rain has hampered the rescue operation which is making it tough for the police and home guard", said Deputy Commissioner of Mandi, Sandeep Kadam. [Full Article...]

Iran's decision to build up missiles program's budget is logical - Russian senator

Iran's decision to build up missiles program's budget is logical - Russian senator Iranian lawmakers unanimously passed the general outlines of the bill in a 240-0 vote with one abstention. The bill would allocate over $260 million each to Iran's ballistic missile program and the Quds Force - the external arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps - which is deployed to Iraq and Syria . [Full Article...]

DFA defends Cayetano claim on China reclamation

DFA defends Cayetano claim on China reclamation FM spokesman Geng Shuang stated that the Chinese military has a issued warning and expelled the USS John S. McCain , which entered Chinese waters without legitimate authorisation. A Navy official confirmed the operation to Fox News, saying that a US Navy P-8 reconnaissance plane flew nearby to monitor the operation, but stayed outside of the airspace claimed by China. [Full Article...]

Indian-controlled Kashmir shuts to protest attempt to abrogate region's special status

After the meeting, Mehbooba Mufti said that she discussed host of issues including Article 35A with the Prime Minister. The response of the Prime Minister is positive. Terming the issue "very serious", Mirwaiz said "pro-India" regional parties are duty bound to the people of JK not to allow it to happen and it is their responsibility to ensure that such designs are thwarted and resisted and the ... [Full Article...]

Trump's Venezuela comments pose challenges for Pence

Trump's Venezuela comments pose challenges for Pence Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Saturday slammed the "warmongering" declarations of the US President Donald Trump as "threats to peace". "The United States stands with the people of Venezuela in the face of their continued oppression by the Maduro regime", the statement continued. Luis Suarez, a Cuban professor on worldwide relations, reckons this direct threat as an explicit ... [Full Article...]

What does US do in Guam?

What does US do in Guam? The South Korean official said member states of ARF reaffirmed it shared the common goal of the global communities to "achieve a complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea in a peaceful manner". Keeping up the tough talk Thursday from his New Jersey golf resort where he is on a working vacation, Trump warned Kim Jong Un's government to "get their act together" or fac... [Full Article...]

Judge Just Ruled Teachers Should Be Allowed to Sleep with Students

Judge Just Ruled Teachers Should Be Allowed to Sleep with Students But according to the Decatur Daily , Thompson ruled prosecutors have to prove that a school employee was in a position of authority over a student and also abused that position to obtain sexual consent. And if convicted, an offender would face up to 20 years in prison and be forced to become a registered sex offender. "By eliminating the requirement that the state show a position of authority, ... [Full Article...]

Inventor charged with killing journalist after submarine wrecked

Inventor charged with killing journalist after submarine wrecked Danish media said Mr Madsen had been charged with negligent manslaughter and would be detained for 24 days, following his court appearance on Saturday. Prosecutor Louise Pedersen told a packed courtroom today Madsen faces the preliminary charges "for having killed in an unknown way and in an unknown place Kim Isabell Frerika Wall of Sweden sometime after Thursday 5 p.m". [Full Article...]


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