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Who are Venezuela's jailed opposition leaders? Who are Venezuela's jailed opposition leaders?
- August 09, 2017

In a sign of worsening tensions, two judges have also fled the country. "The constituent assembly has to express the will of the majority, not just of the chavistas (government supporters)", said Egido. Among other measures, he said he would use the assembly's powers to bar opposition candidates from running in gubernatorial elections in December unless they sit with his party to negotiate an end to hostilities that have generated four months of protests that have killed at least 120 and ... (more...)
Donald Trump retweets report based on anonymous United States intel sources Donald Trump retweets report based on anonymous United States intel sources
- August 09, 2017

North Korea has long maintained it wants nuclear weapons and long-range missiles in order to deter the U.S. from attempting to overthrow the regime of Kim Jong Un. "Investors rushed to buy the yen as a safe-haven currency after geopolitical risks increased sharply in response to a bitter war of words between the United States and North Korea", an official of a foreign exchange brokerage house said. (more...)
Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury' Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury'
- August 09, 2017

Japan, a key US ally, is also a potential target of North Korean aggression. But Democrats slammed Trump for a reaction they charged was "bombastic" and "unhinged". But Trump's use of the type of melodramatic rhetoric often employed by the reclusive North Korean leader and his government propaganda arms struck some experts as risky. (more...)
Weaker TS Franklin crosses Yucatan, aims for Mexico mainland Weaker TS Franklin crosses Yucatan, aims for Mexico mainland
- August 09, 2017

Which could increase the potential for reinsurance or even ILS impact. - A storm twirling far out in the Atlantic Ocean has a chance of becoming a tropical storm, but the current weather pattern over the Southeast could keep it offshore. Moving west Franklin crossed the peninsula, emerging into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico around midnight Tuesday. Franklin hit the east coast of Mexico late Monday, packing winds of about 60 miles per hour. (more...)
SC police issues a plea to residents not to shoot Bigfoot SC police issues a plea to residents not to shoot Bigfoot
- August 09, 2017

The group believes these creatures are attracted to the light. The signting happened on Friday night at around 11 p.m. and was reported on Saturday. National Geographic reports there is a wealth of circumstantial evidence: eyewitness accounts, blurry photographs, mysterious footprints. "We had eye contact for 5 to 10 seconds". (more...)
Warm and breezy today with a chance of showers Warm and breezy today with a chance of showers
- August 09, 2017

By Wednesday , look for some warming to the low 80s for the southeast, and continuing mid- to upper 70s for the northeast. Saturday . Partly sunny. We're tracking a bunch of rain chances between now and the upcoming weekend . Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage as instability increases with added daytime heating, along with the typical summer time sea breeze that will push inland from the Gulf. (more...)
Where is Guam and why is North Korea threatening it?
- August 09, 2017

Guam's homeland security adviser, George Charfauros, urged calm and said defenses were in place after North Korea is reviewing plans to strike USA military targets in Guam with its medium-range ballistic missiles to create "enveloping fire", according to the state media Korean Central News Agency . (more...)
European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension
- August 09, 2017

As for the recent exchanges between Trump and North Korea, Tillerson said, "I think the US and the worldwide community with respect to North Korea, has actually had a pretty good week", citing the sanctions and statements of solidarity from nations at the ASEAN meetings in the Philippines. (more...)
North Korea eyes attack after Trump 'fire and fury' threat North Korea eyes attack after Trump 'fire and fury' threat
- August 09, 2017

He said North Korea's escalating threats showed it was feeling the pressure from a successful US strategy. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that North Korea had successfully produced a miniaturised nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, according to a confidential us intelligence assessment. (more...)
Trump approval rating hits lowest number yet; base support slips
- August 09, 2017

Desperate to convince the public that he's on a "working vacation", Donald Trump has chose to ban reporters and cameras from his golf outings for the remainder of his vacation. "Don't worry about a Congress that isn't supporting legislation to get big-ticket items done". The conservative nonprofit is led by Jay Sekulow, who is also a defense lawyer for Trump . (more...)
Baseball out, concerts in as city plans revamp of stadium Baseball out, concerts in as city plans revamp of stadium
- August 09, 2017

The city went through a formal "request for proposal", process with several proposals on the table, including one from the Bluefish. What that will mean for the neighboring Webster Bank Arena, an indoor music, sports and entertainment venue, remains to be seen. (more...)
Suspected Ritualists Set Ablaze in Ojokoro, 3 Others Arrested Suspected Ritualists Set Ablaze in Ojokoro, 3 Others Arrested
- August 09, 2017

Mr. Disu after he was shown the various exits around the tunnel allegedly used by the kidnappers said that the police would comb the underground tunnel with dogs and other experts. As of Tuesday evening, the tension in the area was high, as mob, some of them brandishing weapons, threatened to burn more suspected members of the gang. (more...)
China's consumer inflation slows in July China's consumer inflation slows in July
- August 09, 2017

The bureau releases monthly reports on various subjects affecting the economy of the nation. According to China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), CPI rose by 0.1% in June, leaving the increase on a year earlier at 1.4%, the weakest increase since April. (more...)
Japan, South Korea and United States plan worldwide push to denuclearize North Japan, South Korea and United States plan worldwide push to denuclearize North
- August 09, 2017

Kang said that Ri had asked for bilateral meetings with many ASEAN countries, but the requests were all rejected. North Korea has yet to respond to the overtures. Kono called South Korea Japan's "most important neighbor that shares strategic interest". Kono also pledged Japan will make efforts to combat "growing protectionism", taking a stand against trade-restraining moves at a time when U.S. (more...)
U.S. secretary of state meets Najib U.S. secretary of state meets Najib
- August 09, 2017

But Tillerson appeared more conciliatory on Monday. According to the diplomacy of thailand, Bangkok is the third most important trading partner for North korea after Beijing and Seoul: the trade between the two countries were more than one hundred million euros in 2014. (more...)
Jura Tarek William Saab como nuevo fiscal de Venezuela Jura Tarek William Saab como nuevo fiscal de Venezuela
- August 09, 2017

También pidió investigar un supuesto fraude durante la elección de la Constituyente . "Ante el inexorable vacío que existe allí en ese momento (.), propongo que sea removida de su cargo la señora Luisa Ortega Díaz , no suspendida". El presidente de Venezuela , Nicolás Maduro , hace todo lo posible para perpetuarse en el poder tras la instalación de la polémica Asamblea Constituyente . (more...)
Asian markets wobble after Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury' Asian markets wobble after Trump warns North Korea of 'fire and fury'
- August 09, 2017

The S&P 500 turned negative and hit a session low after Trump said North Korea "best not make any more threats to the United States". WASHINGTON , D.C. Despite regular North Korean threats against Guam, a US territory in the Pacific about 2,100 miles (3,400 kilometers) from the Korean Peninsula, it is extremely unlikely that Pyongyang would risk the assured annihilation of its revered leadership with a pre-emptive attack on USA citizens. (more...)
North Korea Says Considering Missile Strike on Guam North Korea Says Considering Missile Strike on Guam
- August 09, 2017

The latest revelations come a month after the United States said that it believed that up to 60 nuclear weapons are now controlled by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, far more than previously thought. Guam's Homeland Security Advisor George Charfauros told CNN that despite Guam's strategic importance and the North Korean threats to strike it, he remains confident of the island's defenses. (more...)
North Korea 'can fit nuclear weapon inside missile' North Korea 'can fit nuclear weapon inside missile'
- August 09, 2017

The statement came early Wednesday North Korea time, hours after a USA intelligence analysis determined North Korea has made a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on a missile. Tensions have risen since North Korea carried out two nuclear bomb tests in 2016 and two ICBM tests in July. Earlier this month, the United States and the United Nations increased sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear activity. (more...)
Israeli soldier begins prison term amid clamour for clemency Israeli soldier begins prison term amid clamour for clemency
- August 09, 2017

Speaking outside the prison, Azaria's defense attorney, Yoram Sheftel described the outcome of the prolonged legal proceedings, which lasted just under a year-and-a-half, as "a sad day for the State of Israel and the IDF". "There is no basis in reality for Azaria's claim that the ruling becomes final sooner if a request for clemency is submitted earlier". The prosecutors added that postponing a sentence would be an exceptional move. (more...)
USA can't prevent Iran's benefits from JCPOA: FM USA can't prevent Iran's benefits from JCPOA: FM
- August 09, 2017

JCPOA is short for the Iranian-US nuclear deal formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was signed last year by the two countries after years of tough negotiations on the controversial Iranian nuclear programme. (more...)
Even the Hawkish Are Concerned by Trump's Leveled Up North Korea Rhetoric
- August 09, 2017

The senator said China should step in and order North Korea to step down by threatening economic sanctions. The regime in Pyongyang threatened to retaliate with "physical action". "Each time they contradict a policy, it makes them harder to go down that route", Mount added. Meanwhile, they have been neglecting pressing imperatives: "reassurance of American allies, re-evaluating whether allied deterrence posture remains sound, and enforcing the sanctions authority they already have". (more...)
Blumenthal introduces sill to stop Trump from firing special counsel Blumenthal introduces sill to stop Trump from firing special counsel
- August 09, 2017

President Trump has sent messages of "appreciation" to Special Counsel Robert Mueller , one of his attorneys told USA Today on Tuesday. "He asked me to share that with him and that's what I've done". The first attorney he retained to lead his legal team, Marc Kasowitz , was his longtime personal lawyer from his NY real-estate days, and he responded as if former F.B.I. (more...)
The Priceline Group's (PCLN) The Priceline Group's (PCLN) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC
- August 09, 2017

It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. During the regular session, shares were up a fraction to 2,049. Fincl Svcs holds 37 shares. K Bro Linen Inc (TSE:KBL) has 0.00% since August 9, 2016 and is. In other news, CEO Gillian Tans sold 122 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, July 14th. Shares for $5.28 million were sold by Finnegan Daniel J. (more...)
Hopefully China would follow democracy soon: Dalai Lama Hopefully China would follow democracy soon: Dalai Lama
- August 09, 2017

Speaking in New Delhi , the Tibetan spiritual leader said the two countries must invoke the spirit of " Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai ", reported news agency PTI. Emphasizing the importance of a free press, he said that freedom of the press is important to inform and educate people about reality. The stand-off between both the countries emerged after Chinese troops were stopped by the Indian Army from constructing roads along the Doklam border. (more...)

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