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Pyongyang calls US-South Korean war games a step to nuclear war Pyongyang calls US-South Korean war games a step to nuclear war
- August 22, 2017

The joint maneuvers, called Ulchi Freedom Guardian, started early on August 21 and will run through August 31. It comes on the heels of North Korea testing two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July, and an announcement that it was examining a plan to possibly bracket Guam with missiles - a plan that is on hold . (more...)
Thirty-three injured in high-speed train incident outside of Philadelphia Thirty-three injured in high-speed train incident outside of Philadelphia
- August 22, 2017

A train crash in the eastern U.S. city of Philadelphia injured 33 people early Tuesday, authorities said. SEPTA said 33 people aboard the train were injured. (more...)
Talk of 'Preventive War' Rises in White House Over North Korea Talk of 'Preventive War' Rises in White House Over North Korea
- August 22, 2017

In the week following the conclusion of Ulchi Freedom Guardian in 2016, North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test. North Korea is not going to give up its nuclear weapons as long as the Kim regime remains in power. Second, given that the Kim regime's legitimacy is based on its claim to protect the country from foreign attack, Kim Jong-un would likely feel he had to retaliate. (more...)
War games set to begin in South Korea War games set to begin in South Korea
- August 22, 2017

A second US official added that North Korea has had parts in place for a nuclear launch for months, but no new activity had been seen recently. Both US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced last week that they were keeping military options on the table in dealing with North Korea. (more...)
At least 10 killed, 150 injured in train accident in northern India At least 10 killed, 150 injured in train accident in northern India
- August 22, 2017

A medical team comprising of Dr Kanhei Mohapatra (Orthopedician), Dr Rajib Jena (Medicine Specialist), Kedar Jena (Pharmacist) has been sent to Muzaffarnagar by the Government of Odisha along with medicines to take care of the injured. The Indian railway ministry has ordered an inquiry into the accident. "Have instructed senior officers to reach the site immediately and ensure speedy rescue and relief operations", Prabhu added. (more...)
Katy Perry And Orlando Bloom Are Sorta, Kinda, Probably Back Together Katy Perry And Orlando Bloom Are Sorta, Kinda, Probably Back Together
- August 22, 2017

According to E! News , the singer was very candid about her feelings in regards to Bloom, as she talked about their reunion, even if she would not outright commit to them being back together. Asked about the possibility of a VMAs collaboration on Sunday, Perry said, "Listen, I'd love for the beef to end. I'd love to take it off the barbecue", Perry said on the radio show. (more...)
Marine Vet Arrested For Killing Two Kissimmee Police Officers Marine Vet Arrested For Killing Two Kissimmee Police Officers
- August 22, 2017

During a patrol late Friday of a neighborhood with a history of drug activity Officer Matthew Baxter was "checking out" three people, including 45-year-old Everett Miller, when the officer got into a scuffle with him. Hess told him that nobody at the station was going to kill him and asked why he would say that. Chick-fil-A posted a photo on their Facebook Saturday of a table set with a meal, bible and photos of Baxter and Howard. (more...)
US, S. Korea starting computer-simulated exercises amid N. Korean threat
- August 22, 2017

It will take resolute steps the moment even a slight sign of the preventive war is spotted, ' it said. That sparked a grim warning by President Donald Trump that Washington could rain "fire and fury" on the North. The U.S. generals were to travel to the site of a contentious U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea later Tuesday. The "lax enforcement" of existing sanctions and Pyongyang's "evolving evasion techniques" were undermining the UN goal of getting North Korea to abandon its ... (more...)
Tribunal dismisses appeals against acceptance of Kulsoom Nawaz papers Tribunal dismisses appeals against acceptance of Kulsoom Nawaz papers
- August 22, 2017

PTI, PPP have challenged the returning officer's decision to accept PML-N's candidate for the NA-120 by-election, Kulsoom Nawaz's nomination papers, on Saturday. He argued that the returning officer (RO) approved her documents despite sufficient factual basis of her ineligibility. The counsel pleaded the tribunal to set aside the returning officer's decision and reject Begum Kulsoom Nawaz's papers. (more...)
NKorea slams joint US-South war games NKorea slams joint US-South war games
- August 22, 2017

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. The exercises, which are due to last for 11 days, normally prompt some form of weapons test by North Korea . This year, the US has scaled back the number of troops participating by about eight thousand, but Defense Secretary James Mattis says that's not because of heightened tensions. (more...)
North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises
- August 22, 2017

The tensions appear to have eased somewhat since the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, said last week that he would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees" before deciding whether to approve his military's plan to fire missiles near Guam. (more...)
China urges halt to US-S Korea military drills China urges halt to US-S Korea military drills
- August 22, 2017

The computer-simulated exercises, codenamed Ulchi Freedom Guardian , kicked off on Monday, 21 August, and will go on for 10 days. Admiral Harry Harris was in South Korea to observe annual joint military drills with the South Korean military, which the North called a step toward nuclear conflict masterminded by the US and South Korean "war maniacs". (more...)
Trump tweets that Democrats make enforcing security more hard Trump tweets that Democrats make enforcing security more hard
- August 22, 2017

The president was met with a torrent of criticism when he spoke out on Tuesday in defence of the white supremacist groups that gathered in Charlottesville, over the weekend for a "Unite the Right" rally. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), who criticized Trump's response to Charlottesville earlier this week, doubled down on his argument that the president needs to regain moral authority during an appearance on CBS' "Face the Nation". (more...)
SC senator says Trump can regain moral authority SC senator says Trump can regain moral authority
- August 22, 2017

The clashes flared in Charlottesville when a white supremacist rally called to protest the planned removal from a park of a statue of Confederate army commander General Robert E Lee was met with anti-racism counter-protesters. "He's toxic!" the president said . Make no mistake, this rise in White Supremacists, Nazis and KKK promoted by the alt - right did not happen in a vacuum. (more...)
BMW M5 Storms onto the Scene BMW M5 Storms onto the Scene
- August 22, 2017

M chief van Meel has previously insisted that despite leaning to four-wheel drive, the new M5 will always handle like a rear-wheel drive vehicle. From the 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 comes 600 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque. Top speed is 155 miles per hour, or 189 miles per hour if you pay for the optional M Driver's Package. Underpinning BMW M's latest model is a heavily modified version of the standard 5 Series' double-wishbone front and five-link rear suspension, featuring ... (more...)
Republicans lash out at Trump's latest remarks on white power rally Republicans lash out at Trump's latest remarks on white power rally
- August 22, 2017

Mr Trump earlier lashed out at Republican US senators Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake , two leading critics, as well as the media, and said he not had drawn any moral comparisons between white supremacists and those who opposed them. Pressured by advisers, the president had softened his words on the dispute Monday, but returned to his combative stance Tuesday - insisting during an unexpected and contentious news conference at Trump Tower that " both sides " were to blame . (more...)
LHC gives police until Sept 8 to produce lawyer in contempt case LHC gives police until Sept 8 to produce lawyer in contempt case
- August 22, 2017

Similarly, LBA Vice President Chaudhary Irfan Sadiq Tarar claimed his association stood beside fellow lawyers and the legal fraternity would fight for the survival of the "black coats". They declared to observe complete strike in the district and tehsil bars today. Earlier, the bench issued warrants for the arrest of Qureshi and directed the police to arrest and produce him before it. (more...)
Serbia withdraws its entire staff from FYROM Embassy Serbia withdraws its entire staff from FYROM Embassy
- August 22, 2017

The Serbian government has pulled its entire embassy staff from Macedonia amid claims over "offensive intelligence activities" against Belgrade, in a move that is likely to strain relations between the two Balkan neighbours. Macedonia's new leftwing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has at times had tense relations with Serbia's leadership, but he appeared to meet on good terms with Vucic at a summit in July. (more...)
Visiting Prince Denied Entry to Brisbane Bar Visiting Prince Denied Entry to Brisbane Bar
- August 22, 2017

The 49-year-old Danish royal, who is heir apparent to the throne, came to the Jade Buddha bar with his entourage just before midnight. Later, he was persuaded to allow the prince inside after officers from Queensland Police's Dignitary Protection Unit assured him they had obtained approval from the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation to make an exemption. (more...)
Mental evaluation ordered for man accused of killing 3 girls Mental evaluation ordered for man accused of killing 3 girls
- August 22, 2017

Three girls under the age of 10 were brutally killed in a suburban home outside Washington D.C. The children were pronounced dead by firefighters. Director of Media Relations Division Prince George's County Police Jennifer Donelan said homicide investigators and their entire command staff is at the scene. (more...)
US, South Korea begin military drill as North reacts US, South Korea begin military drill as North reacts
- August 22, 2017

The U.S. insists they are purely defensive. That's President Moon Jae-in as the two allies kick off their annual drills created to ensure readiness against any possible provocation by the North. "We will follow to the ends of the earth those who dare try to harm our core". US President Donald Trump assured South Korea he would consult with them before making any military decisions on North Korea , according to Moon. (more...)
Merkel Curbs German Campaign to Honor Barcelona Attack Victims Merkel Curbs German Campaign to Honor Barcelona Attack Victims
- August 22, 2017

German political parties have agreed to reduce election campaigning for a two-day period in the wake of Thursday's terror attacks in Spain, Chancellor Angela Merkel and Social Democrat candidate Martin Schulz said, following a phone call Friday morning. (more...)
Korea drills underway as tensions remain high
- August 22, 2017

However, leader Kim Jong Un said later that he would watch Washington's conduct before executing the plan. In response, Turnbull issued a statement saying North Korea had shown no regard for the welfare of its people and no regard for global law. (more...)
N Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill N Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill
- August 22, 2017

In a report this week, the Korean outlet KBS cites a Japanese newspaper which reported that "Russia exported 43-hundred tons of oil products such as gasoline and diesel oil to North Korea in the first six months of the year", doubling its shipments in the same half of 2016. (more...)
Police Arrest Man For Murder of Three Children in Clinton Police Arrest Man For Murder of Three Children in Clinton
- August 22, 2017

Williams has been charged with three counts of first and second-degree murder and other related charges. They were all pronounced dead at the scene. "We have not determined who the person responsible is yet", she added. A Prince George's County Police vehicle blocks Brooke Jane Drive, where three young girls were slain in Clinton, Md. (more...)

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