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17 undocumented immigrants discovered inside a truck in Texas 17 undocumented immigrants discovered inside a truck in Texas
- August 14, 2017

KRGV reports 17 people were inside the trailer at the Flying J in Edinburg. Their conditions aren't now known, ABC13 reported . Officers responded to the scene, where they found 14 men and three women locked in a trailer. The driver in that case, James Matthew Bradley, 60, is now facing federal smuggling charges. "To maximize their criminal profits, these human smugglers crammed more than 100 people into a tractor trailer in the stifling Texas summer heat resulting in ten dead and 29 ... (more...)
Iran condemns United States military threats against Venezuela Iran condemns United States military threats against Venezuela
- August 14, 2017

Assembly president and former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez added, "Insults and aggression" against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro would be rejected by the "anti-imperialist people of Venezuela". "All measures should be peaceful and respect the sovereignty of Venezuela", a statement from Colombia's foreign ministry said. Last week, Trump said he would not rule out the possibility of a military intervention in Venezuela. (more...)
China prepared to pay the price of North Korea sanctions - foreign minister China prepared to pay the price of North Korea sanctions - foreign minister
- August 14, 2017

Wang said that apart from the new sanctions, the resolution also made clear that the six party talks process, a stalled dialogue mechanism with North Korea that also includes Russian Federation and Japan , should be restarted. Both missiles were fired at highly lofted angles, and analysts say the weapons could reach parts of the United States such as Alaska, Los Angeles or Chicago if fired at a normal, flattened trajectory. (more...)
Newspaper: ECP notice issued to Imran in contempt case Newspaper: ECP notice issued to Imran in contempt case
- August 14, 2017

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) rejecting the objections of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan over the jurisdiction of the election body to hear a contempt of court case, has issued a "show cause" notice to the PTI chief, ARY News reported. (more...)
IL Senate in gridlock over education funding bill IL Senate in gridlock over education funding bill
- August 14, 2017

Without an evidence-based model in place, no state funding can be disbursed to K-12 schools across IL at all, due to a provision in the budget passed in July that makes aid contingent on an overhaul of the education funding formula, which now ranks among the least equitable in the country. (more...)
Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief
- August 14, 2017

Can you guess who said it? "Because with Trump it's very hard to tell the difference", Reid concluded. The talks ramped up after President Donald Trump's inauguration, according to the source familiar with the negotiations, with the US side aiming to secure the release of Warmbier and the other Americans held in North Korea . (more...)
Trump May Roll Out Probe Into China and Intellectual Property Theft Trump May Roll Out Probe Into China and Intellectual Property Theft
- August 14, 2017

But Trump also told Xi about the move toward a possible inquiry into China's trade practices, according to two USA officials familiar with that conversation. In a diplomatic gamble, President Trump is seeking to enlist China as a peacemaker in the bristling nuclear-edged dispute with North Korea at the very moment he plans to ratchet up conflict with Beijing over trade issues that have animated his political rise. (more...)
'Manchester City should come good, but Brighton, Burnley and Huddersfield could struggle' 'Manchester City should come good, but Brighton, Burnley and Huddersfield could struggle'
- August 13, 2017

The market is what it is but sooner or later it is going to finish". After claiming second place in the Championship last season, the Seagulls welcomed City to the Amex Stadium for the curtain raiser they had all been waiting for. "We have huge players with lots of talent". The new players that come in they have to adjust to the way we want to play. We needed to do that because there were four or five players at the end of their contract and we try to make a younger, deeper squad. (more...)
Syrian army secures IS-held town in Homs province Syrian army secures IS-held town in Homs province
- August 13, 2017

The town is just 30 miles away from the provincial boundary in the northeast, which is the last major hold out of the jihadist group in the country and a prime target for the Syrian government. IS controls almost all of Deir Al Zor province, which is bordered to the east by Iraq. The local media earlier reported the city's liberation. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the volunteers had been killed by bullets to the head. (more...)
US Asks Iraqi Kurds to Postpone Referendum US Asks Iraqi Kurds to Postpone Referendum
- August 13, 2017

According to a Friday statement issued by Barzani's office، Tillerson asked the Kurdish leader by phone to postpone the referendum - now slated for October - and called for dialog between the Kurdish region and Baghdad. That was in response to a request by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to postpone the referendum. Barzani، for his part، told Tillerson that the planned referendum was aimed at realizing the Kurdish region's longstanding desire for regional coexistence. (more...)
US says South China Sea talks will be a key test US says South China Sea talks will be a key test
- August 13, 2017

They urged China and the Philippines to abide by last year's global arbitration ruling, which invalidated China's claim to nearly the entire South China Sea . "We should not return to the gloominess". We congratulate ASEAN on its 50th anniversary and look forward to continuing our partnership and friendship with the people and governments of Southeast Asia and the ASEAN Secretariat to advance peace, stability, and prosperity for all. (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci criticises Trump's reaction to far-right violence in Charlottesville
- August 13, 2017

The former White House staffer's comments come at the same time Trump's daughter Ivanka took to social media to condemn the racist violence that saw one man driver a vehicle into a crowd of people. Trump named Kelly chief of staff late last month when he also announced former chief of staff Reince Priebus was stepping down. When Kelly was sworn in, White House officials made it clear that all staff would report to Kelly. (more...)
Texas Bill To Restrict Transgender Bathroom Access Stalls In House Texas Bill To Restrict Transgender Bathroom Access Stalls In House
- August 13, 2017

State lawmakers have approved bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and other agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling previously - the first pieces of legislation to clear the Legislature during the special session. (more...)
CIA Chief: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Another Missile CIA Chief: Not Surprising If N. Korea Tests Another Missile
- August 13, 2017

North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper said in an editorial Saturday that the North's army is "capable of fighting any war the USA wants". And Pompeo said he fully expected Kim to continue to oversee missile tests and seek to advance the North Korean nuclear program in an effort to shore up the country's ability to strike the mainland United States with a nuclear weapon. (more...)
US, Japan call for stop to land reclamations in South China Sea US, Japan call for stop to land reclamations in South China Sea
- August 13, 2017

The diplomatic wrangling sought to build on the sweeping new North Korea sanctions passed by the U.N. Security Council a day earlier - the strongest in a generation, the US said. Malaysia, however, downgraded bilateral ties in February following the assassination on Malaysian soil of the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. (more...)
Pair arrested after they were filmed having sex at Wisconsin state fair Pair arrested after they were filmed having sex at Wisconsin state fair
- August 13, 2017

The video apparently shows them engaging in a sexual act while in the bleachers of the open-air coliseum of the fair grounds. Identified as Desiree Anderson and Robert Beasley , both 28, the couple was taken into police custody on Monday. (more...)
US Soldiers Killed During Operations In Iraq US Soldiers Killed During Operations In Iraq
- August 13, 2017

In a statement, the US -led global coalition Operation Inherent Resolve said initial reports indicated the incident was not due to contact with enemy forces; it is under investigation. They were not immediately identified. Almost 5,000 troops now remain in Iraq, as the USA military continues to assist and train members of the Iraqi military. (more...)
Missile incoming? Head underground, Guam tells residents Missile incoming? Head underground, Guam tells residents
- August 13, 2017

Guam has issued guidelines for residents on the island in case of a nuclear attack launched by North Korea . Threatened by North Korea earlier this week, the newly released fact sheet titled "Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat " stirred the worst memories in WWII survivors who still live on the 50km-long island that serves as a key regional asset for the Pentagon. (more...)
Mayor sees Mayor sees "direct line" from Trump's campaign choices to violence
- August 13, 2017

He just said the nation should come together. He later added that the situation in Charlottesville was "sad!" Trump is calling for "a swift restoration of law and order and the protection of innocent lives". Video: Who else has been sacked by Donald Trump so far? Republican allies advised Trump to actively repudiate white supremacists who describe themselves as his supporters. (more...)
Gorakhpur tragedy: UP CM Yogi Adityanath promises stringent action Gorakhpur tragedy: UP CM Yogi Adityanath promises stringent action
- August 13, 2017

The issue of settlement of the pending money is what costed the lives of little ones. The principal of the college has been suspended. In addition to it, it questioned Adityanath's contribution to the state, mainly because the imcident took place in his own constituency - Gorakhpur . (more...)
Give and take needed to reach consensus on South China Sea disputes Give and take needed to reach consensus on South China Sea disputes
- August 13, 2017

Tillerson and other diplomats attending the security conference in Manila have spent the last two days racing to find a way to tamp down a standoff that is growing more entrenched and risky by the day. The administration is also mulling joint development activities with China in the area. Tillerson held a rare round of talks with his counterparts from countries including China, Russia and South Korea . (more...)
Southeast Asian unhappy over North Korea's missile tests - Cambodia Southeast Asian unhappy over North Korea's missile tests - Cambodia
- August 13, 2017

The U.S. has rejected both proposals, although Tillerson said last week the U.S. was willing to talk with Pyongyang - if the North agrees to abandon its quest for nuclear weapons. The document implies prohibition of imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead and seafood from the Asian nation by the UN member states. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with U.S. (more...)
New Orleans Prepares For Threat Of More Flooding With Pumping System Compromised New Orleans Prepares For Threat Of More Flooding With Pumping System Compromised
- August 13, 2017

Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. As the candidates discuss a major new campaign issue, we learn more about what was, and wasn't working during last week's flood, at the 17th Street Canal pumping station, which services Orleans and Jefferson. (more...)
U.S. tourist punched for drunken Nazi salute in Germany U.S. tourist punched for drunken Nazi salute in Germany
- August 13, 2017

Dresden police would not give the Americans name or hometown for privacy reasons. The 41-year-old American tourist suffered minor injuries as a result of the assault. Earlier this month, two Chinese tourists were arrested and charged after photographing themselves doing Nazi salutes in front of the Reichstag in Berlin. (more...)
Memo highlights friction within White House National Security Council Memo highlights friction within White House National Security Council
- August 13, 2017

On Saturday, Trump strongly condemned the violence in Charlottesville , organized by far-right nationalists, stating that the events were a "display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides", but refrained from blaming any particular group for the outbreak of violence. (more...)
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
- August 13, 2017

The call came after Mr. Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the US military "locked and loaded" and warning North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that he "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against USA territories or allies. (more...)
Giroud rescues Arsenal to seal 4-3 opening win vs Leicester Giroud rescues Arsenal to seal 4-3 opening win vs Leicester
- August 13, 2017

Lacazette almost had his second of the night just minutes later, but Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel turned the shot aside, but Giroud beat the Dane with an exquisite header on the ensuing corner to give Arsenal the 4-3 victory. Even though they showcased most of their flaws on Friday, you can't fault the spirit of Arsene Wenger's men. He's going to be a powerful player, one that the fans are going to love. (more...)
CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war
- August 13, 2017

Pompeo also said the intelligence community was not surprised by the recent news that North Korea is now capable of fitting a nuclear warhead on a missile. "The intelligence makes very clear that the Maduro regime continues to put snipers in towers and do things that are awful, repressive and the American policy is to work with our Latin American partners to try and restore democracy". (more...)
Arab coalition asks United Nations to help re-open Sanaa airport Arab coalition asks United Nations to help re-open Sanaa airport
- August 13, 2017

The Yemeni navy has warned the Saudi-led military coalition, which is assisting Riyadh in its war on Yemen , against any adventurism in the Red Sea, efforts to prevent humanitarian convoys from reaching the strategic port city of Hudaydah and attacks on Yemeni fishermen. (more...)
Mattis says U.S. wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea Mattis says U.S. wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea
- August 13, 2017

NPR's Scott Horsley has more. Trump tweeted on August 11. But asked whether the United States was ready if North Korea did commit a hostile act, he responded: 'We are ready'. The announcement Thursday warned that the North is preparing a plan to fire four of its Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around the tiny island, which hosts 7,000 US military personnel on two main bases and has a population of 160,000. (more...)

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