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Trump warns NKorea that United States is 'locked and loaded'

President Trump assured Mr Calvo that Guam is safe during a phone call. Trump said he thought United States allies South Korea and Japan were "very happy" with how he was handling the confrontation. Security Council on Saturday passed sweeping new sanctions Trump had requested. "You're going to go up like tenfold with the expenditure of no money", he told Governor Eddie Calvo in a telephone conv... [Full Article...]

Policeman stabbed to death by Daesh suspect in Istanbul

Policeman stabbed to death by Daesh suspect in Istanbul According to a report by the government-run Anadolu news agency, the suspect admitted to being a member of ISIS. A Turkish police officer was stabbed to death Monday night at an Istanbul police station, according to Turkish media outlets. [Full Article...]

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion Gen. Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff , arrived in Seoul on Sunday afternoon, and is also scheduled to meet with Defense Minister Song Young-moo on Monday. "No one is more reluctant to go to war than those of us who represent the men and women who actually have to pay that sacrifice", the chairman said. [Full Article...]

Dershowitz: Trump Has 'More Credibility' Than Obama With North Korea

But Friday's approval rating is Trump's highest daily mark since July 12 when he also received a 45 percent favorable response, figures provided by Rasmussen reveal. As Jason Easley wrote earlier , " Donald Trump is not well, and he is obsessed because Obama was the kind of president that he will never be". In his paper , Mueller used the examples of President Franklin Roosevelt's approval ra... [Full Article...]

South Korea presidential adviser criticises Trump's threats

Gen. Joe Dunford's trip comes on the heels of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's diplomatic and economic campaign to deter North Korea . U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Pompeo said Kim responds to "adverse circumstances", suggesting that the North Korean leader will realize he doesn't want a military confrontation with Washington. [Full Article...]

North Korea develops its nuclear programme "at an alarming rate"

North Korea develops its nuclear programme He said the United States intelligence community has "a pretty good idea" about what's going on in North Korea . "All the macho war talk between rounds of golf at Bedminster has made it hard to tell Trump's words from those of the brutal 33-year-old dictator of North Korea ", Reid explained. [Full Article...]

United States military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq

United States military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq Though the military has said they were taking part in "combat operations", initial reports said the deaths were not from "enemy contact". In addition to the two troops killed Sunday, five other USA troops have been killed in Iraq in the fight against IS, including two in the battle to retake the northern city of Mosul . [Full Article...]

Sonia calls opposition meeting on Friday, Sharad invited

Sonia calls opposition meeting on Friday, Sharad invited Justifying the no-show, NCP MP Praful Patel said his party was angry at being accused of not voting for Ahmed Patel despite having issued a whip in his favour. Mr Ansari was promptly suspended from the parliamentary party. "False promises on one side, on the other hand Congress Chief Minister working from heart for the people and doesn't make hollow promises". [Full Article...]

Gunmen kill at least 17 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant

Gunmen kill at least 17 in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant Communication minister Remis Dandjinou said it was not clear how many assailants were involved. The gunmen reportedly began opening fire on customers of Hotel Bravia and the Aziz Istanbul Restaurant shortly after 9pm local time (10pm BST) on Sunday, 13 August, on Ouagadougou's busy Kwame Nkrumah Avenue. [Full Article...]

Wehrli argues school funding should fix problems, not pay for pet projects

Wehrli argues school funding should fix problems, not pay for pet projects Jill Griffin, the superintendent at Bethalto. They stuck with the "evidence-based" funding model they adopted in May. Rauner said the bill, on which he issued an amendatory veto , contains a Chicago Public Schools bailout. "I hope we can talk about relief from unfunded mandates for all schools, not just Chicago", McCarter said. IL missed its deadline Thursday for the first round of state aid ... [Full Article...]

State Troopers Dead After Helicopter Crash in Albemarle County

State Troopers Dead After Helicopter Crash in Albemarle County The Bell 407 helicopter went down in the woods along Old Farm Road in Albemarle County just before 5 p.m. Saturday. "Virginia State Police confirmed there were two fatalities on board the helicopter and no one on the ground was hurt", The Arkansas Journal reported . [Full Article...]

Vigil Held In Nashville For Charlottesville

Vigil Held In Nashville For Charlottesville Candles were passed out once the sun began to set, with those in the group helping one another light the white sticks. The news release announcing the vigil states, "We join together to mourn the loss of life and to demonstrate the celebration of diversity in the Metro area". [Full Article...]

Three Illinois men shot dead at Great Lakes Dragaway

Three Illinois men shot dead at Great Lakes Dragaway The third man died at the hospital, according to media reports. Meanwhile, as investigators continue to comb the scene for evidence, Beth said the suspect is not in custody, but does not believe the matter presents an imminent danger to the community. [Full Article...]

Scaramucci says Trump 'needed to be much harsher' on white supremacists

Scaramucci says Trump 'needed to be much harsher' on white supremacists They hate him for benefiting from Russia's campaign interference at their expense; they regard obstructionism as payback for the GOP's posture towards Obama and as a likely path to electoral success; and they see Trump as ineffably tainted by his "Bannon-bart" campaign a year ago no matter how hard he tries to scrub it off now. [Full Article...]

Australia Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce reveals he could hold New Zealand citizenship

Australia Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce reveals he could hold New Zealand citizenship Under section 44 (i) of the Australian constitution , election to public office is ruled out for: "Any person who is under any acknowledgement of allegiance obedience or adherence to a foreign power, or is a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of a subject or a citizen of a foreign power". [Full Article...]

Asian stocks slump on profit-taking after US-NKorea tensions

Asian stocks slump on profit-taking after US-NKorea tensions The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 1 point, or 0.1%, to 1,373. Platinum gained 0.7 per cent to $973.40 per ounce after hitting its highest since April 21 in the previous session. The Stoxx Europe 600 fell 1%. The expanded index S&P 500 rose 0.1 % to 2441,32 points. However, bank stocks, including Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley, were down about 1 perce... [Full Article...]

Top Hizb commander, 2 other militants killed in J&K encounter

Top Hizb commander, 2 other militants killed in J&K encounter The security forces have recovered three AK 47 from the terrorists in the operation. All three terrorists holed up were killed. In a statement, Hizb Chief Salah-ud-din said that Itoo was killed when he fell from a mountain while being on "operational duties". [Full Article...]

Brighton & Hove Albion broken down by dominant Manchester City

Brighton & Hove Albion broken down by dominant Manchester City But City, boosted by a
£200-million (S$355.5m) summer spending spree, were ruthless in overcoming the stubborn Seagulls, with Sergio Aguero's goal after 70 minutes followed by Lewis Dunk's own goal. We won 10 games in a row. Perhaps we've got to ensure that all our players give their all and hope that City are off-colour, but it can happen that way. [Full Article...]

The World Reacts to Trump's Military Threat Against Venezuela

The World Reacts to Trump's Military Threat Against Venezuela Trump also addressed rising tensions with North Korea, saying "hopefully it will all work out" between Pyongyang and the U.S. But when asked if the U.S. The Trump administration slapped sanctions on Venezuela after a vote last month allowed President Maduro to replace opposition-dominated National Assembly with a new 545-member Constituent Assembly filled with his supporters. [Full Article...]

Local substance abuse counselors hope for federal funding after Trump declaration

Local substance abuse counselors hope for federal funding after Trump declaration In the July 31 report about the national epidemic of opioid abuse, commission members called on the president to declare the emergency so Cabinet members could use "every tool at our disposal to prevent any further American deaths". [Full Article...]


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