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North Korea warns of nuclear war over U.S. military drills with South
- August 22, 2017

A spokesman for the regime's foreign affairs ministry said Australia and other allies could not "avoid counter-measures of justice" from North Korea if they supported the U.S. However, the United States and South Korea maintain they are purely defensive. "We don't think the joint exercise will be conducive to easing the current tensions". (more...)
Auto slams into eclipse viewers; one woman dies Auto slams into eclipse viewers; one woman dies
- August 22, 2017

Police say a vehicle traveling on Main Street crossed the center line and traveled down Sycamore Street striking a utility pole and then two females on the sidewalk. A medical helicopter flew Noble to Holsten Valley Hospital. WKYT in Lexington reported that accident reconstruction units were on scene Monday afternoon investigating the incident. (more...)
NMA Asks Buhari To Replicate London Health Facilities In Nigeria
- August 22, 2017

ECA and ACE positions on the unity of Nigeria came just as, the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide, had also in earlier statement on Monday disagreed with the President Buhari on non-negotiability of Nigeria's unity. The road leading to the main airport was not left out of the frenzy either. There have been protests both in Nigeria and London over the president's long absence and the secrecy with which his health crisis has been handled. (more...)
Army identifies missing Black Hawk crew members after suspending lengthy search Army identifies missing Black Hawk crew members after suspending lengthy search
- August 22, 2017

Curt Kellogg, a spokesman for the 25th Infantry Division, in a news conference last week. Coast Guard officials announced today that they are suspending the almost week-long active search for five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed into the ocean about 2 miles west off of Kaena Point. (more...)
Would-Be Terrorists Allegedly Planned To Smuggle Sydney Plane Bomb In Barbie Doll Would-Be Terrorists Allegedly Planned To Smuggle Sydney Plane Bomb In Barbie Doll
- August 22, 2017

Mr Machnouk has divulged that Amer was supposed to get on an Etihad passenger plane, carrying roughly 400 people, and detonate a small explosive device hidden inside a doll. High-grade military explosives used to build the bomb that was to be taken on the Etihad flight had been sent by air cargo from Turkey as part of a plot "inspired and directed" by ISIL, police said. (more...)
North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills
- August 22, 2017

The August 21 to August 31 exercises involve computer simulations created to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable North Korea . United States and South Korean troops have begun annual military drills amid heated warnings by the North that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region. (more...)
China to restart world's fastest bullet trains running at 350 Kmph China to restart world's fastest bullet trains running at 350 Kmph
- August 22, 2017

The trains are entirely designed and manufactured in China, led by the China Railway Corporation. About one-third of China's high- speed railways were created to allow trains to run at a speed of 350kmh, according to Mr He Huawu of the China Academy of Engineering. (more...)
Egypt, Palestine, Jordan call for a restart of peace talks
- August 22, 2017

Abbas told members of the left-wing Meretz party that he found the administration's policy incomprehensible. Meanwhile, local sources said that Israeli forces also detained a 15-year-old Palestinian girl on Saturday at Israel's Qalandiya military checkpoint in the Ramallah district north of Quds (Jerusalem). (more...)
Mother of newborn cut into half in hospital lift accident
- August 22, 2017

It was reported that firefighters took two hours to reach her mauled body after her head was trapped between the lift frame and roof as it started moving upwards and her feet left dangling in the lift shaft. "Today it was Rocio but tomorrow it could be someone else". As well as her new-born baby, Nunez also leaves behind two other children aged between three and four. (more...)
First Image Of Mum 'Cut In Half' In Hospital Lift Tragedy
- August 22, 2017

Rocio Cortes Nunez had just given birth by c-section at Valme Hospital in Seville, southern Spain and was being transported on a hospital stretcher to the maternity ward. Nunez is also mother to two daughters, aged three and four, according to local paper El Correo . "I'm a total wreck". Nunez's mother, who refused to give her name, said: "My heart missed a beat". (more...)
New mother 'decapitated' in freak accident in hospital elevator New mother 'decapitated' in freak accident in hospital elevator
- August 22, 2017

Local reports said it took fire fighters two hours to reach her after her head was trapped between the lift frame and roof as it started moving upwards leaving her feet dangling in the lift shaft. "It's incredible. We still can't believe what's happened. I'm a total wreck". "This cannot continue. Today it has been Rocio, but tomorrow it could be another person". (more...)
President Trump to outline Afghanistan strategy in primetime address President Trump to outline Afghanistan strategy in primetime address
- August 22, 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday took in the solar eclipse from the White House balcony, first looking up at the phenomenon without the necessary glasses to protect his eyes. All three sported eclipse-approved glasses for safe viewing of the sun. That meant many cities on the East Coast got to experience a total, or partial eclipse. (more...)
Spain Still in Level 4 Security Alert
- August 22, 2017

However an worldwide manhunt is continuing for one suspect - believed to be the driver of the van that drove into pedestrians in Barcelona City Centre. The Catalan interior ministry said 59 people were still in hospital, including 15 in critical condition. One of the suspects is linked to the attack on Thursday while the other is linked to an attack that happened on Friday. (more...)
Barcelona terror attack suspect allegedly gunned down Barcelona terror attack suspect allegedly gunned down
- August 22, 2017

In a tweet, the Catalan regional police said Abouyaaqoub was the man who was shot on the afternoon of August 21 in Subirats, a town west of Barcelona . Police said the imam had spent time in prison and had once been in contact with a suspect wanted on terrorism charges but was never himself charged with terror-related incidents. (more...)
Spain Terror: Suspect in Barcelona Attack Named as Younes Abouyaaquoub
- August 22, 2017

The Mossos d'Esquadra police force operation in Subirats was launched after a witness alerted authorities to the presence of a suspicious man in the vicinity, Catalonia's interior ministry said. Witnesses had seen him walking away unarmed from the scene, they said. Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out that he had slipped over the border into France. (more...)
Supreme Court to give verdict on triple talaq today Supreme Court to give verdict on triple talaq today
- August 22, 2017

Courts and government should leave reform to the community. "To presume that each triple talaq is arbitrary and unreasonable is a fallacy of reason.it is a misconception that triple talaq is always a result of haste and is a power which is freely misused by a Muslim male", the Board had told the SC. (more...)
Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead Italy quake rocks resort island of Ischia, at least 1 dead
- August 22, 2017

ROME (AP) - An natural disaster rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others, including children, under collapsed homes. Calloca said the situation was calm and under control. Italian media are reporting that one woman died when she was hit by rubble from a church. A number of people were said to be missing. (more...)
Grifton public library gives out free solar eclipse glasses Grifton public library gives out free solar eclipse glasses
- August 22, 2017

A total solar eclipse visible in the Lower 48 US states is a rare event in which the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, blocking the sunlight. Using the application you can easily switch between multiple locations across the globe getting a complete view of the eclipse possible from the safety and comfort of your own home. (more...)
British troops join U.S. in Korean war games British troops join U.S. in Korean war games
- August 22, 2017

Meanwhile, the South Korean and U.S. militaries on Monday began their first major annual military exercise amid threats from Pyongyang. "This right now is an exercise to make certain that we're ready to defend South Korea and our allies over there", Mattis told reporters aboard an aircraft flying to Amman, Jordan. (more...)
Someone Actually Had 13 Surgeries to Look Like Ivanka Trump Someone Actually Had 13 Surgeries to Look Like Ivanka Trump
- August 22, 2017

The woman sought out Dr. Paul Nassif and Dr. Terry Dubrow for corrections of the nose job and eyelid lift she'd already undergone to look like Trump, who she says is "a role model for all women". Stunned, the Californian cosmetic surgeons on the E! series asked: "Were you put under anesthesia 13 times in the previous year?" "Now, they may be small, but you can have up to five or six procedures at one time.as long as it's safe". (more...)
Ministry's call to halt military exercises
- August 22, 2017

NORTH KOREA has warned Australia it has committed a "suicidal act" by pledging its allegiance to the USA and sending defence force members to join military exercises with American and South Korean forces. Pyongyang also threatens that its military can strike the US anytime, and not even Hawaii, Guam or the continental United States can escape the merciless strike . (more...)
What Will Become Of Confederate Statues Taken Down At UT? What Will Become Of Confederate Statues Taken Down At UT?
- August 22, 2017

That's when the ranger noticed a timer and wires in the boxes, federal prosecutors say. The clear liquid was field tested as was a white powdery substance found in a small, black aluminum tube which revealed they were most likely nitroglycerin and Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine (HMTD), respectively, according to the charges. (more...)
Copy-1 girl charged in 'Slender man' case pleads guilty Copy-1 girl charged in 'Slender man' case pleads guilty
- August 22, 2017

At the time, they were all 12 years old. If she is found guilty, prosecutors will recommend a sentence of 10 years in prison and 10 years of extended supervision, according to the paper. If she's ruled legally irresponsible for the stabbing, she'll spend three years in a hospital. "How was she hurt?" the judge asked. Morgan's trial is set to begin in October. (more...)
Ex-Northwestern professor, Oxford employee arrested for freaky fantasy murder Ex-Northwestern professor, Oxford employee arrested for freaky fantasy murder
- August 22, 2017

The Cook County Medical Examiner's office found that Cornell-Duranleau had been stabbed 70 times, prosecutors said . Later that day, Lathem, who was sacked by Northwestern after authorities began searching for him, turned himself in to federal agents in nearby Oakland . (more...)
No Powerball victor, jackpot jumps to $650 Million No Powerball victor, jackpot jumps to $650 Million
- August 22, 2017

With $ 535 million up for grabs, it was the fifth largest jackpot in Powerball history. The numbers drawn Wednesday were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64 and the Powerball was 4. While there was no big jackpot victor Saturday night, one ticket sold in Eastern North Carolina is now worth a good chunk of change. The Powerball lottery jackpot is expected to be over $500 million. (more...)