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23 dead, 156 hurt in India rail crash

23 dead, 156 hurt in India rail crash Meanwhile Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 3.5 lakh for kin of dead, Rs. 50,000 for the seriously injured and Rs. The injured were taken to a local hospital, where doctors said their conditions were stable. They also said that the train was at a high speed when it jumped the rails. [Full Article...]

S.Korea, US Drills Not Beneficial For Peninsula, Says China

S.Korea, US Drills Not Beneficial For Peninsula, Says China The number of troops involved is because of the focus of this year's exercise - command and control - and not in response to any factor from North Korea, he explained. Tillerson said peaceful diplomatic pressure was the preferred way to get Pyongyang to stop its testing of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. "North Korea should not use this as a pretext for provocation". [Full Article...]

Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home

Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home Police department spokeswoman Jennifer Donelan said: "We are now in the midst of a major investigation into what happened to these children and who killed them". Their ages and identities have not yet been released. Assistant Police Chief Hector Velez said the entire community is mourning the "three handsome young children", The Washington Post reported . [Full Article...]

USA troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns - Mattis

The U.N. midterm report was compiled by the so-called panel of experts made up of representatives from the Security Council's five permanent members - Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States - and Japan, South Korea and South Africa. [Full Article...]

South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions A military official said that the border unit inspected by Kim is surrounded by mountainous areas and streams, making it easier for the North Korean military to make surprise provocations. "There is no intent at all to heighten military tension on the Korean peninsula as these drills are held annually and of a defensive nature", he said."North Korea should not exaggerate our efforts to keep peace ... [Full Article...]

North Korea slams next week's US-South Korea military exercises

North Korea slams next week's US-South Korea military exercises North Korea's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper warned Sunday that the drills are "the most explicit expression of hostility" against it and an act of "adding fuel to the fire" on the divided peninsula. Mission to the United Nations. "One way to send a reconciliatory gesture to North Korea is that we are not going to bring any strategic assets like B-1s, F-35s or nuclear powered submarines",... [Full Article...]

Mother of slain protester Heather Heyer says she won't talk to Trump

Mother of slain protester Heather Heyer says she won't talk to Trump A woman was killed when a man described as a white nationalist crashed his auto into the counter-protesters. But hey, at least they're polite about it. Bro released a statement that day thanking Trump for his "words of comfort and denouncing those who promote violence and hatred". Earlier in the day, Mr Trump made clear that he had no intention of stepping back from his assertions about the Char... [Full Article...]

Police make arrest in deaths of 3 children in Clinton, Maryland home

Police make arrest in deaths of 3 children in Clinton, Maryland home Police say they arrested Williams Friday night in connection with the murders which happened that morning. Williams' mother discovered the girls' bodies when she and the cousins' mother returned home the following morning, according to the report . [Full Article...]

Abu Sayyaf men kill 9, wound 16 in Basilan raid

Abu Sayyaf men kill 9, wound 16 in Basilan raid Nine bombs and bomb materials were recovered by troops. It was recalled that Huiqe was abducted on November 11, 2016 on the waters of Coco Island, Basilan. Garcia, who was hit in the leg, said his driver was among those killed . Military officials described the successive deaths of the Abu Sayyaf leaders as a setback for the group which has splintered into factions, including one led by Isnil... [Full Article...]

Bawumia presents relief items to Sierra Leone

Bawumia presents relief items to Sierra Leone Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma on Tuesday declared seven days of mourning across the country with immediate effect. In a show of solidarity, the government of Ghana dispatched officials of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) to lead relief mission in the West African country. [Full Article...]

Phillips: Think the Klan, Nazis are history? Not with Trump's blessing

Phillips: Think the Klan, Nazis are history? Not with Trump's blessing Then on Tuesday Trump fumbled the ball again during a shouting match with reporters, saying counter-protesters were just as much at fault and that there were "good people" on both sides . Cohen also said the protests in Charlottesville reminded him of Kristallnacht, the riots in which Nazis targeted Jews. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a supporter of candidate Trump, was among the Republican ... [Full Article...]

Ryan Condemns Trump's 'Both Sides' Remark but Tries to Move On

Ryan Condemns Trump's 'Both Sides' Remark but Tries to Move On Tapper also noted that Ryan's former running mate, 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has called for Trump to apologize for his comments last week in which he offered support for white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and KKK members who rallied in Charlottesville last weekend. [Full Article...]

UT ranked 25th in AP preseason poll

UT ranked 25th in AP preseason poll I look at it this way. Sure - there are a projected 69 solar eclipses set to take place in the next 100 years - but only a few will be visible in North America and this is the first to traverse from coast to coast in the last century according to the Washington Post . [Full Article...]

Key Republican Calls for 'Radical Changes' in Trump's Presidency

Key Republican Calls for 'Radical Changes' in Trump's Presidency They largely accept Mr. Trump's contention that these same forces are using Charlottesville as an excuse to undermine his presidency, and by extension, their vote. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white nationalist drove his auto into a crowd protesting the far-right march. [Full Article...]

Trump Stares Directly into Sun without Glasses as He Watches Solar Eclipse

Trump Stares Directly into Sun without Glasses as He Watches Solar Eclipse On Sunday, August 20, Melania wore her sunglasses at night , as reported by the Inquisitr , and Barron Trump donned a red t-shirt with a phrase about tiger sharks. WASHINGTON , DC - AUGUST 21: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump puts on special glasses to look at the Solar Eclipse on the Truman Balcony at the White House on August 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. [Full Article...]

North Korea warns USA against military drills with South Korea

North Korea warns USA against military drills with South Korea China called on South Korea and the United States to suspend the joint military drills as the two nations began annual war games. In an editorial published on Sunday the official North Korean newspaper, Rodong Sinmun , criticised the joint military exercise as an "expression of enmity", adding that no one can guarantee "that the exercise won't lead to hostilities". [Full Article...]

Young mother crushed to death after giving birth when hospital elevator malfunctions

Rocio Cortes Nunez, 25, had delivered a daughter via caesarian section and was being transferred to the maternity ward on a gurney when she was crushed between floors, the BBC reported . "This cannot continue. Today it has been Rocio, but tomorrow it could be another person". Her brother-in-law David Gaspar said the accident was hard to believe and the family wants answers as to how it happened... [Full Article...]

Walmart will use Uber to Deliver Groceries

Walmart will use Uber to Deliver Groceries The Bentonville, Arkansas-based discounter also has curbside grocery pick up service for online shoppers at more than 900 of its stores. The world's biggest retailer is expanding the service to Orlando and Dallas in a partnership with Uber Technologies Inc., whose drivers will make the home deliveries. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks removal of Confederate statues around the country

Trump attacks removal of Confederate statues around the country James A. Fields Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio, was taken into custody and charged with one count of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and one count of hit-and-run. "We condemn in the strongest most possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides". "I'm not putting anybody on a moral plane". [Full Article...]

University of Texas removing Confederate statues from campus

University of Texas removing Confederate statues from campus A statue of former Texas Gov. James Stephen Hogg was also removed , but will be re-installed elsewhere on campus. "We are proud to see them come down and we were pretty shocked to hear they were coming down tonight, but we applaud Fenves for acting so quickly", Wolf said. [Full Article...]


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