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Korea, Russia hold meeting in Manila Korea, Russia hold meeting in Manila
- August 08, 2017

Ri made that comment following South Korean counterpart Kang Kyung Wha's request for North Korea to respond to the offer, the source said. North Korea is determined to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the U.S. Tillerson had no plans to meet with Ri, and it was unclear whether they might cross paths informally during the summit, which includes a gala dinner attended by the foreign ministers. (more...)
4-Year-Old Shot in the Head During Road Rage Incident 4-Year-Old Shot in the Head During Road Rage Incident
- August 08, 2017

The boy's mother was driving around 12 a.m. when she honked her horn to pass a vehicle. The boy was rushed to a nearby hospital and is reportedly in serious condition. The child was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital for treatment. "The 7-year-old girl suffered minor scratches from shattered glass, police said". (more...)
Idaho Purple Heart recipients honored at Statehouse Idaho Purple Heart recipients honored at Statehouse
- August 08, 2017

The day honors soldiers who are wounded in combat. Additionally, Purple Heart Homes announced via a press release the launch of the annual campaign Operation Veteran Home Renovation . Monday, state representatives, the Idaho military order of the purple heart, military veterans, and their families honored Idahoans that have received the purple heart honor over the years. (more...)
ASEAN foreign ministers endorse COC framework on South China Sea ASEAN foreign ministers endorse COC framework on South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

It bans North Korea from trading coal, iron, lead, iron and lead ore, and seafood. This represents one-third of last year's exports. ANKIT PANDA: The United States was able to get a pretty strong resolution here that will hit North Korea where it hurts economically. (more...)
US, China Pressure North Korea To Abandon Nuclear Missile Programme US, China Pressure North Korea To Abandon Nuclear Missile Programme
- August 08, 2017

Last week Mr Tillerson said the USA wasn't interested in regime change in North Korea , a statement welcomed by China , which appears to have stepped up its pressure on North Korea since the U.S. His remarks followed a rare exchange on Sunday between the foreign ministers of the two Koreas on the sidelines of the Manila forum, during which the North's Ri Yong-Ho showed no signs his nation had been intimidated by the latest rounds of sanctions. (more...)
Australian Navy finds crashed US Marine aircraft submerged off coast Australian Navy finds crashed US Marine aircraft submerged off coast
- August 08, 2017

Search crews suspended the rescue operation on Sunday and notified the families of those presumed dead in the wreck. "The Australian Defence Force has commenced its support to US-led recovery operations following the MV-22 Osprey incident in Shoalwater Bay on Saturday", according to a statement by Payne. (more...)
Brutish Philippine President Duterte Says He's Tillerson's 'Humble Friend'
- August 08, 2017

Relations between the US and the Philippines deteriorated under the last administration as former President Obama often criticized the country's war on drugs. If the two leaders discussed those or other USA concerns about Duterte's government, they didn't do so in public. Duterte has been having a cordial relationship with President Donald Trump after the change of guard in the White House . (more...)
The UK government has issued new cybersecurity guidelines for smart cars The UK government has issued new cybersecurity guidelines for smart cars
- August 08, 2017

The guidelines requires secure design principles, with all aspects of security (physical, personnel and cyber) are integrated into the product and service development process. The guidance covers all parties involved in the manufacturing supply chain and sets out principles including personal accountability being held at the board level for product and system security and technical design and development considerations, including that the security of all software is managed throughout its ... (more...)
Dukes Receiving Votes in STATS FCS Preseason Poll Dukes Receiving Votes in STATS FCS Preseason Poll
- August 08, 2017

For the fifth time in the past six seasons, the Sam Houston State Bearkats will start off the season in the top five of the STATS FCS national rankings after the publication released its initial poll on Monday. CSU is the only Big South Conference team in the STATS poll and is the highest ranked team from the state of SC. The Jacks open the season Saturday, September 2nd in Tucson against the Arizona Wildcats. (more...)
Tropical Storm Franklin 2017 stronger, on path for Mexico landfall Tropical Storm Franklin 2017 stronger, on path for Mexico landfall
- August 08, 2017

Upper-level conditions are ripe for further strengthening, the National Hurricane Center said . The Atlantic hurricane season has now witnessed six tropical storm formations, thanks to the formation of tropical storm Franklin in the western Caribbean yesterday. (more...)
Australian Lawmakers Push Again For National Gay Marriage Vote
- August 08, 2017

The party has just finished an emergency meeting to resolve the issue. Long-time marriage equality advocate Rodney Croome urged Liberals to press ahead with trying to engineer a parliamentary vote. 'We resolved to maintain to give all Australian a say on whether or not the definition of marriage should be changed, ' he said . Turnbull opened the meeting by outlining the plan for a quick reintroduction of the plebiscite legislation, with the postal vote the fallback. (more...)
United States violations of JCPOA destructive, warns Iran's President Rouhani
- August 08, 2017

Trump last month recertified Iran's adherence to the 2015 deal brokered by President Barack Obama, which trades sanctions relief for a rollback in Iran's nuclear activities. "The Islamic Republic of Iran has always remained committed to implementing the JCPOA and will fulfill its commitments as long as the opposite side does not violate it", Rouhani said. (more...)
Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots offer big jackpots for players Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots offer big jackpots for players
- August 08, 2017

The roll-up to Saturday night's Powerball drawing began June 14 and has since rolled 15 times without a top-prize victor. That is the tenth largest jackpot in that game. on the day of the drawing. The jackpot will go up even more as sales grow if no one wins tonight's drawing. Drawings are televised live at 10:59 p.m. (more...)
Northwestern professor charged with murder to appear in California court Northwestern professor charged with murder to appear in California court
- August 08, 2017

Lathem was scheduled to appear before a judge Monday afternoon prior to his return to Chicago, and his lawyer Kenneth Wine confirmed to AFP that the 42-year-old professor would plead not guilty. Both men disappeared after Cornell-Duranleau, a hairstylist and MI native, was found dead, authorities said. Andrew Warren is in custody in connection with a fatal stabbing in Chicago. (more...)
South Africa lawmakers to hold secret ballot Tuesday on Zuma
- August 08, 2017

Describing the prevailing mood in the country as "highly charged", Mbete said the outcome of the vote tomorrow "must be seen to be credible". "The speaker must do that without fear or favour", Mbete said in her speech. We appreciate that the opposition in South Africa exists for no other reason except to oppose the leadership, policies and programmes of the ANC which have been proven through independent research to have advanced the cause of the black majority and are progressively working ... (more...)
King of Jordan to visit Palestine on Monday
- August 08, 2017

He is expected to arrive in the afternoon for a personal meeting with Abbas and senior Palestinian officials. In mid-July, Israel imposed a raft of draconian security measures at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque complex after two Israeli police officers were killed at the site by alleged Palestinian attackers. (more...)
Manhunt in Missouri for Driver Who Fatally Shot Police Officer Manhunt in Missouri for Driver Who Fatally Shot Police Officer
- August 08, 2017

The suspect fled the scene and abandoned the vehicle. "Our hearts are heavy this morning, and our prayers are with the Clinton Police Department and the fallen officers family", the neighbouring Clay County Sheriff's office said. "(Michael) was heroic right to the end. Police officers are always mindful that something bad could happen. Michael married his wife Cresinda in 2015, becoming a stepfather to her two sons. (more...)
Investigators are demanding documents to the White House Investigators are demanding documents to the White House
- August 08, 2017

Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating allegations of Russian interference in last year's presidential election, has asked for documents on Michael Flynn, the president's former national security adviser. Mr. Flynn is at the centre of suspicions about a possible involvement of Russian. Mr Mueller's investigators have recently requested records relating to Mr Flynn from the White House, though it is not a formal subpoena. (more...)
Trump Complains About Polls Showing He's Least Popular President Ever Trump Complains About Polls Showing He's Least Popular President Ever
- August 08, 2017

Trump then launched a broadside at his mainstream media foils. President Donald Trump interrupted his " not a vacation " vacation at his golf resort in New Jersey on Monday morning to assure America that his support is growing, despite evidence to the contrary. (more...)
Fake News? Trump Launches 'Real News' Series Fake News? Trump Launches 'Real News' Series
- August 08, 2017

She left the network this weekend, a source with knowledge of the situation told NBC News, asking to leave in order to pursue another opportunity. McEnany's "news" is not entirely fact-based. This legislation is meant to increase wages while decreasing poverty, and saving the American taxpayer billions of dollars. Colbert: After Lara Trump's effort, Colbert labeled the video series "state-sponsored propaganda", reports Time . (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Dismisses Concerns That President Will Fire Special Counsel Kellyanne Conway Dismisses Concerns That President Will Fire Special Counsel
- August 08, 2017

Read on for a brief rundown on his investigation so far. How do you explain that, can the president and his team get control of that, and be open and truthful about the Russian Federation investigation? As Axios reported on Monday, the messaging seems to have shifted from furiously denying all wrongdoing to the "more sustainable position that the President did nothing wrong", as well as dialing back attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions . (more...)
Trump calls Richard Blumenthal a 'phony Vietnam con artist' Trump calls Richard Blumenthal a 'phony Vietnam con artist'
- August 08, 2017

The president was reacting to Blumenthal's comments on Russian Federation and his expressed concern over the Department of Justice stepping up its focus on rooting out administration officials who leak information damaging to Trump. Blumenthal has repeatedly pressed Trump to take action against Russian Federation in response to attempts from Moscow to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Berlin: 2 Chinese tourists detained for making Nazi salutes Berlin: 2 Chinese tourists detained for making Nazi salutes
- August 07, 2017

A police spokeswoman declined on Sunday to reveal further details, and said she did not know whether the tourists were still in Berlin , or even in Germany. "We definitely treat this and all similar such cases as a serious violation of the law". After World War II, the Nazi party was banned and strict rules against hate speech and symbols were created to protect vulnerable people. (more...)
Flood Warning in New Orleans until 6 pm Flood Warning in New Orleans until 6 pm
- August 07, 2017

Southern Johnson and Cass counties will likely see an additional two to four inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service . The Kansas and Missouri rivers are far below flood stage here, and the advisory is for rapid rises in urban and small streams. (more...)
New Pittsburgh deal for Mike Tomlin New Pittsburgh deal for Mike Tomlin
- August 07, 2017

Tomlin , 45, previously signed a contract extension in 2015. Tomlin has been the head coach of the Steelers for the past 10 seasons, leading the Steelers to a 103-57 regular-season record. He reached 100 career victories in the fewest games (157) in franchise history when he recorded the milestone win last season. With T.J. Watt, JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner headlining Tomlin's 2017 rookie class, there looks to be no sign of the Steelers slowing down any time soon. (more...)
British Columbia wildfire season worst since 1958 British Columbia wildfire season worst since 1958
- August 07, 2017

The cost of the firefighting efforts has topped $204 million. As of 9 a.m. on Friday (August 4), there were 122 wildfires burning in B.C. As of 8 p.m. Hot, dry and windy conditions are expected in the Cariboo and southern parts of BC over the next few days. "Temperatures are expected to ease a little bit after today, but it's still in the mid-30s for many parts of B.C." he said. (more...)
Body recovered during major search operation in English Channel Body recovered during major search operation in English Channel
- August 07, 2017

The search for the two missing men was suspended early on Sunday afternoon. A major search, including lifeboats and two coastguard helicopters, has been launched after the vessel went down off Shoreham. The rescued man was found in the water by a fishing vessel two miles from Shoreham harbour at around 5.50am, the UK Coastguard said. Detective Chief Inspector Rachel Carr said: "Sussex Police are undertaking a joint investigation with the Maritime Accident Investigation Branch". (more...)
Several businesses, homes damaged by Tulsa tornado Several businesses, homes damaged by Tulsa tornado
- August 07, 2017

As many as 11,000 people were left without power as a result of the storm, according to a report in Tulsa World . It was the first August tornado in Tulsa since 1958, Weather Chanel meteorologist Jonathan Erdman said. Here's a look at some damage from last night's storms. A National Weather Service survey team rated the tornado as an EF-2, which has winds of 113-157 miles per hour. (more...)
Stephen Miller Is in the Running For Scaramucci's WH Job
- August 07, 2017

Inside the White House , he has built a close bond with the president, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon. The White House officials cautioned that conversations about Miller's role are ongoing and no final decisions have been made. Miller previously worked on press and communications for Attorney General Jeff Sessions when he was in the Senate and for former GOP congresswoman Michele Bachmann. (more...)
Local Syrian forces control 45 per cent of Raqqa: US envoy Local Syrian forces control 45 per cent of Raqqa: US envoy
- August 07, 2017

Dina Asa'ad, a Raqqa-based Red Crescent official, was also quoted saying that USA coalition airstrikes had targeted the National Hospital in Raqqa just days ago, saying the bombs damaged the electricity generator and forced the closure of damaged wards. (more...)