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Missing woman survives a month in Alabama woods after getting lost Missing woman survives a month in Alabama woods after getting lost
- August 15, 2017

Still, she lost 50 pounds and admitted to be very disoriented due to dehydration. She made it out around 2pm on Saturday after living without shelter in forest in Midland, Alabama for weeks as a massive search was conducted to try and find her safely. (more...)
Customary India-China border meet on I-Day unlikely Customary India-China border meet on I-Day unlikely
- August 15, 2017

Wang Yang was the chief guest at the 70th Independence Day celebration in Pakistan from where he flew down to Nepal for his official visit. The cold shouldering from the Chinese on the ceremonial BPM comes at a time when troops from the two neighbours are locked in a stand-off at Doklam in Bhutan, a strategically important area near the India-Bhutan-China tri-junction. (more...)
HIGH ALERT: North Korea moving missiles, say US HIGH ALERT: North Korea moving missiles, say US
- August 15, 2017

People watch a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korean military's plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam, with an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. (more...)
Big Ben to fall silent for four years Big Ben to fall silent for four years
- August 15, 2017

Intermissions aside, Big Ben emerged as a symbol of resilience-particularly after WWII. A parliamentary spokesperson said the move was necessary to protect building workers' health: "Constant proximity to the chimes would pose a serious risk to their hearing and prevent efficient working". (more...)
Post-Brexit customs deal 'must be close to the status quo' Post-Brexit customs deal 'must be close to the status quo'
- August 15, 2017

Speaking on the BBC's Today Program ahead of the publication of Britain's customs union plan , Davis said the EU had had a "difficult time in the negotiation" over its legal justification for Britain's so-called divorce bill. Ministers hope the release of the position papers will convince the European Union side that they will be ready to move on to the next phase of the negotiations, including a new free trade deal with the bloc, in the autumn. (more...)
What is the legacy of Indian subcontinent partition? What is the legacy of Indian subcontinent partition?
- August 15, 2017

He was assassinated in 1948 in New Delhi , have led India to independence. Wang was in Islamabad to attend Pakistan's Independence Day celebrations . "We also have a visa application pending for an Indian national". It is pertinent to mention that hackers from both sides of the country usually get active especially during these dates to showcase their dominance by hacking websites of each other. (more...)
Judge denies bail for man accused of ramming vehicle into Charlottesville protesters Judge denies bail for man accused of ramming vehicle into Charlottesville protesters
- August 15, 2017

He made his first court appearance by video on Monday. He answered the judge's questions with a simple "Yes, sir" and "No, sir", according to The Associated Press . The group on Sunday denied any association with Fields. The now-deleted "Conscious Ovis Aries" Facebook page shared photos of Donald Trump's campaign slogan , Adolf Hitler's baby photos, and posted references to Nazis and white supremacy symbology. (more...)
'We could be gone tomorrow': Life in North Korea's crosshairs 'We could be gone tomorrow': Life in North Korea's crosshairs
- August 15, 2017

But he also told reporters there could be war if North Korea follows through with its threat to launch ballistic missiles toward the USA territory. Following days of grave threats to North Korea, Trump directed his latest warning Friday directly to the communist country's leader, Kim Jong Un . (more...)
Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards
- August 15, 2017

Tensions over North Korea's arsenal, which Pyongyang says is to created to protect the country from an invasion by the United States, have deteriorated swiftly in recent weeks. My sources tell me that in July, Yun and Pak were also involved in planning what was to be the most extensive contact between senior North Korean officials and Americans since Trump's inauguration. (more...)
High School Football Player Accused Of Strangling Mom's Abusive Ex-Boyfriend High School Football Player Accused Of Strangling Mom's Abusive Ex-Boyfriend
- August 15, 2017

The 43-year-old ex-boyfriend showed up at the University Avenue apartment around 4:30 a.m.to talk to the mother, police said. The man followed her into her apartment where he allegedly began beating her. The Daily News report, citing a police source, that investigators are still trying to determine whether Moux's actions constituted self-defense. Police said Washington had a long criminal history that includes 26 prior arrests. (more...)
A drone landed on Britain's biggest warship and nobody cared A drone landed on Britain's biggest warship and nobody cared
- August 15, 2017

HMS Queen Elizabeth is the United Kingdom's newest aircraft carrier, and the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy. The pilot posted the footage on a local drone photography Facebook group, Black Isle Images , on Friday morning. (more...)
Massive Tree Falls In Central Park, Injuring Several Children Massive Tree Falls In Central Park, Injuring Several Children
- August 15, 2017

An FDNY spokesman told PIX11 News' Narmeen Choudhury that a woman is in critical condition, and three children were injured when the tree fell. The ages of the children were not known. "She came to, and started crying and going insane, and was yelling for the baby", Mr. Russo said. A woman biking in the park Monday morning said she saw a woman get taken away in an ambulance but that she appeared to walk away from the scene, Gothamist reported . (more...)
North Korea says no talks on United States detainees North Korea says no talks on United States detainees
- August 15, 2017

Trump insisted during the 2016 presidential campaign that he was willing to negotiate with North Korea in order to avoid a nuclear war. Calling it "the responsibility of all", Macron called on the global community to "act in a concerted, firm and effective manner, as it has just done in the (U.N.) Security Council, to bring North Korea back to the path of dialogue". (more...)
North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All
- August 15, 2017

Ahead of Trump's latest comments, North Korean officials said the USA "would suffer a shameful defeat and final doom" if it "persists in extreme military adventure, sanctions and pressure", according to a statement on KCNA. The ban will take effect from today, China's Ministry of Commerce announced. Trump has also told Kim Jong-un he will "truly regret" any action he takes against Guam. (more...)
World shares, dollar rise after week of North Korea-driven losses World shares, dollar rise after week of North Korea-driven losses
- August 15, 2017

The single currency fell to a 2-day low of 1.1273 against the Swiss franc , from a high of 1.1332 hit at 5:00 pm ET. The most traditional safe havens at times of mounting geopolitical unrest are the Swiss franc and gold, and both were big movers on Wednesday. (more...)
10K gallons of illegal alcohol seized after raids at popular Mexico destinations 10K gallons of illegal alcohol seized after raids at popular Mexico destinations
- August 15, 2017

Both siblings were found floating in the pool hours later - Austin suffered only a concussion and memory loss, however. A 2017 report from Euromonitor International said up to 36% of alcohol consumed in Mexico is illegal. "They need to investigate and interview employees". They confiscated 40,000 liters of illegal alcoholic beverages at the unnamed beverage manufacturer, which allegedly supplied local bars, citing "bad manufacturing practices". (more...)
Faulty solar eclipse glasses: Amazon to offer refunds Faulty solar eclipse glasses: Amazon to offer refunds
- August 15, 2017

Having second thoughts about the safety of those cheap solar eclipse glasses you bought from Amazon? "The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses" or hand-held solar viewers", it said, in its solar eclipse safety guidelines . (more...)
Faulty solar eclipse glasses: Amazon to offer refunds Faulty solar eclipse glasses: Amazon to offer refunds
- August 15, 2017

Having second thoughts about the safety of those cheap solar eclipse glasses you bought from Amazon? "The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as "eclipse glasses" or hand-held solar viewers", it said, in its solar eclipse safety guidelines . (more...)
North Korea war: How did we get here?
- August 15, 2017

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has warned that if North Korea fires at the US, the situation could quickly escalate into war, the media reported on Tuesday . Moreover, Beijing will not allow the Kim regime to collapse when the result would be a flood of refugees, and possibly US troops on its doorstep, on a unified, USA -allied Korean peninsula. (more...)
CIA Assures That There is No Possibility of War with North Korea
- August 15, 2017

Un "praised the KPA Strategic Force for drawing up a close and careful plan ... and examined the firing preparations for power demonstration", the report said . The ministry said that the North's threat to strike Guam was seen as aimed at protesting the latest package of U.N. Security Council sanctions and setting up a one-on-one standoff with the U.S. (more...)
Watzke sets deadline for Barcelona's Dembele deal Watzke sets deadline for Barcelona's Dembele deal
- August 15, 2017

Mundo Deportivo claim Barcelona must agree a deal for the former Rennes winger by August 26, with Ernesto Valverde's side believing a fee of €130m would be enough for Dortmund to depart with Dembele, despite the Bundesliga side wanting €150m. (more...)
Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Iraq Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Iraq
- August 15, 2017

Army Col. Rob Manning says an Army unit was firing on an ISIS position when the mishap occurred, but did not say what that mishap was. Manning said there was no indication that Islamic State had anything to do with the deaths and the five injured troops did not suffer life-threatening injuries. (more...)
Kenya Red Cross Treats Scores Of Injured From Post-Election Clashes Kenya Red Cross Treats Scores Of Injured From Post-Election Clashes
- August 15, 2017

The Red Cross filmed some of the emergency workers at Kibera and Mathare - two slums in Nairobi that erupted in violence - treating wounds and putting the injured into ambulances. We commend the dedication of candidates, officials, and the public to upholding a peaceful, fair, and transparent contest, and we welcome the statements by worldwide and domestic observer missions affirming the credibility of the election. (more...)
Both Korean leaders, USA signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis Both Korean leaders, USA signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis
- August 15, 2017

Regional tensions are mounting as Washington and Pyongyang ratchet up their war of words, with President Donald Trump warning Pyongyang would "truly regret" any hostile action against the US. Lindsey Graham, a Republican hawk, said he felt Trump wasn't bluffing with his threat of " fire and fury ". The tiny US territory of Guam feels a strong sense of patriotism and confidence in the American military. (more...)
Australia church abuse: Priests 'must report' confessions Australia church abuse: Priests 'must report' confessions
- August 15, 2017

A year earlier, following an independent review of the Church's handling of allegations involving priest Robert Waddington, who abused children for more than 50 years, the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu said: "If someone tells you a child has been abused, the confession doesn't seem to me a cloak for hiding that business". (more...)