World Media


North Korea tensions fuel stock sell-off
- August 11, 2017

Investors have been jittery about North Korea since Tuesday when Trump said any threats from Pyongyang would be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen". With Asian bourses and US stock futures weakening early on Wednesday, the safe-haven 10-year Treasury yield was last down 3 basis points. The Japanese yen strengthened 0.08 percent versus the greenback at 110.00 per dollar. (more...)
Trump calls for countries to be 'tough' on North Korea Trump calls for countries to be 'tough' on North Korea
- August 11, 2017

Korea! " he tweeted . But the story cites unnamed intelligence officials, which is problematic considering his administration is attempting to crack down on leakers. "The tone and strength of the message were discussed beforehand" with advisers, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Trump seems compelled to underscore his lack of calm, deliberate judgment. (more...)
North Korea says Trump talks North Korea says Trump talks "a load of nonsense'"
- August 11, 2017

Mattis said the North Korean leader "should take heed of the United Nations Security Council's unified voice, and statements from governments the world over, who agree the DPRK poses a threat to global security and stability". "As said, they will be met with fire, fury, and, frankly, power the likes of which this world has never seen before", he said. Mattis said that though the State Department is making efforts to resolve the threat using diplomatic means, allied militaries possess ... (more...)
Conyers, Dems warn against attack on N. Korea
- August 11, 2017

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that negotiations are always a consideration when it comes to North Korea, but he refused to comment on the possibility of a preemptive strike against the country due to its nuclear program. Heavy bomber Rockwell B-1 Lancer will take off from the US Air Force base on Guam to strike North Korea. "She is alarmed by the policies and actions of Mr. (more...)
Cape Air Flight From Rockland Makes Priority Landing At Logan Cape Air Flight From Rockland Makes Priority Landing At Logan
- August 11, 2017

The upper half has a window, while the lower half of the door opens into a staircase used to board the plane. According to Cape Air spokeswoman Michelle Lohr, the Cessna 402 landed without incident at Logan International Airport in Boston . (more...)
J&K: Encounter breaks out in Tral, 3 terrorists holed up J&K: Encounter breaks out in Tral, 3 terrorists holed up
- August 11, 2017

The situation in Tral and Pulwama was tense after the encounter and clashes between security forces and residents. He also informed that two rifles and one pistol have been recovered from the encounter site. They were also involved in various grenade attacks in South Kashmir", said the police spokesman. During law & order situation, one person sustained pellet injuries and later on succumbed to his injuries. (more...)
North Korea must 'stand down' from pursuing nuclear weapons: Jim Mattis
- August 11, 2017

Mattis said the North Korean leader "should take heed of the United Nations Security Council's unified voice, and statements from governments the world over, who agree the DPRK poses a threat to global security and stability". Mattis issued the statement as he traveled to the West Coast. "[Kim] has been very threatening beyond a normal state and as I said they will be met with fire and fury and frankly power the likes of which this world has never seen before". (more...)
Betty Shelby sworn in at Rogers County Sheriff's Office as reserve deputy Betty Shelby sworn in at Rogers County Sheriff's Office as reserve deputy
- August 11, 2017

Thursday. Shelby resigned from the Tulsa Police Department after she was acquitted by a jury in May in connection with the shooting death of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher in 2016. Shelby was on patrol September 16, 2016, when she shot Crutcher as he stood near his SUV in the middle of a Tulsa street. Walton is a former Tulsa police officer and a vocal supporter of Shelby as she awaited trial. (more...)
North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past North Korea threatened Guam numerous times in the past
- August 11, 2017

Guam is about 2,100 miles (3,380 kilometers) southeast of Pyongyang and 3,800 miles (6,115 kilometers) west of Honolulu in the Pacific Ocean. The governor of Guam, Eddie Baza Calvo, released a video in response to North Korea's threat, saying the island is not in danger and assuring residents that he was working with military commanders and other officials to prepare for any "eventuality". (more...)
As Russia probe picks up steam, Manafort changes lawyers As Russia probe picks up steam, Manafort changes lawyers
- August 11, 2017

Trump said he has not spoken to Manafort, who used to run his campaign, "in a long time", and claimed Manafort was part of the campaign "for a very short period of time, relatively short period of time". The US Attorney General is normally in charge of determining if the Justice Deparment needs a special counsel to lead an investigation. Trump said that the raid, which he considered a "tough" move, was a "very strong signal", but did not elaborate on what he believes it indicates. (more...)
Trump Retweets News Report Based on Leaked Information, Anonymous Sources
- August 11, 2017

It's the first time these missiles have been deployed on this type of platform since 2014, US officials with knowledge of the latest intelligence in the region told Fox News on Monday. Trump seems compelled to underscore his lack of calm, deliberate judgment. On Fox Business Network, White House adviser Sebastian Gorka declared, North Korea "is a Lilliputian nation, if you compare it to our capabilities". (more...)
Day care van driver arrested for leaving child in vehicle for hours Day care van driver arrested for leaving child in vehicle for hours
- August 11, 2017

She worked in her classroom at the day care until 6 p.m. Hill was not found dead until 8:28 p.m. Myles Hill , 3, was found dead on the floor of the van at Little Miracles Academy in Orlando, Florida, on Monday. "I'm so sorry. I took care of my kids". St. Charles was a child care personnel/school readiness employee at Little Miracles Academy in Orlando , officials with the state Department of Children and Families said. (more...)
CNN Poll: Nearly seven in 10 judge Congress a failure so far CNN Poll: Nearly seven in 10 judge Congress a failure so far
- August 11, 2017

Here's a silver lining for President Donald Trump: he's still more popular than Congress. Consider: In 1980, there were 18 states where the presidential margin was at least 5 points more Democratic than the national result, 18 states where it was at least 5 points more Republican than the national result and 14 states in between. (more...)
NYPD Officer Shot In Cypress Hills, Standoff With Suspect Continues NYPD Officer Shot In Cypress Hills, Standoff With Suspect Continues
- August 11, 2017

When the officer went to a back room to talk with the man, he fired through the door multiple times, hitting the officer, police said. The officer's vest abosrbed a shot to the chest, a law enforcement source said. The man is believed to be emotionally disturbed and suicidal, according to the NYPD spokeswoman. Mayor Bill de Blasio was briefed on the shooting and was headed to the hospital late Thursday afternoon. (more...)
Trump endorses Luther Strange in Alabama Senate race Trump endorses Luther Strange in Alabama Senate race
- August 11, 2017

We're less than a week away from the primary election and a poll by Cygnal and L2 shows Judge Roy Moore ahead of incumbent Senator Luther Strange with a lead of more than 8 points. The polling was conducted in the middle of unusual picking up the endorsement of President Trump . "Others attack our president", he says, "I'm fighting with him, to drain the swamp and repeal Obamacare". (more...)
Climate change will hit New England hard, report says Climate change will hit New England hard, report says
- August 11, 2017

While Trump's administration seeks to unwind federal policies to address climate change, local governments are being forced to act. But many in the science community point to the president's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and his skepticism of climate studies as reason to worry. (more...)
Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic 'A National Emergency' Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic 'A National Emergency'
- August 11, 2017

Democrat Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown said the declaration will allow additional funding and hopes it will mean a lifting of a cap on the number of beds covered by Medicaid at residential treatment facilities. However, Trump indicated that the White House was still working on the official paperwork. Governors in Arizona, Florida, Maryland and Virginia have already declared emergencies . (more...)
Nations rush to shore up new North Korea sanctions
- August 11, 2017

MANILA, Philippines -If countries were students, North Korea would be the bully always being sent to the principal's office. "Since previous year, when it forcibly implemented two nuclear tests and more than 20 ballistic missile launches, the security threats have entered a new stage", its defence ministry said in the 563-page document released on Tuesday. (more...)
British Police Raid Hotel in Greater Manchester's Salford British Police Raid Hotel in Greater Manchester's Salford
- August 11, 2017

Greater Manchester Police said a young boy has died after being hit by a vehicle near the hotel. Armed cops responded as they were the nearest responders. Several media have reported witnesses saying they saw people covered in blood and heard screams. Others said of hearing "blood curdling screams" amid fears that someone had been run over by a vehicle outside the hotel. (more...)
With two U.S. military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure
- August 11, 2017

An air base with long-range bombers and a naval base that's home port for fast-attack submarines are among the most "strategically important" the US has in the Pacific, according to the CIA World Factbook. The U.S. District Court of Guam legalized it in 2015, before 14 states. The U.S. military has said it plans to increase its presence on Guam and will move thousands of U.S. (more...)
Trump aide: Tillerson has no say in military matters
- August 11, 2017

Gorka's comments drew considerable media attention since, regardless of the context, it was unusual to see a top White House aide publicly saying it was "simply nonsensical" for the secretary of the State to discuss military affairs. Trump administration officials haven't been on the same page about North Korea . State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said later Thursday at a press conference that Tillerson "carries a big stick" and has an open line of communication with Trump. (more...)
Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat
- August 11, 2017

Mr Trump told reporters on Tuesday: " North Korea best not make any more threats to the US". Trump's comments came after a Washington Post report that North Korea has built a miniaturized nuclear warhead. Silver gained 47 cents, or 2.9 percent, to $16.86 an ounce. After the bell, Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) shares were up 0.7 percent following the release of its results. (more...)
CNN Cuts Ties With Conservative Commentator Jeffrey Lord CNN Cuts Ties With Conservative Commentator Jeffrey Lord
- August 11, 2017

Lord, and other pro-Trump commentators. Outrage erupted over the "Sieg Heil!" comment, which Google Translate merely translates as "Sieg Heil!" in English, but was a common salute for Adolf Hitler's followers, used with an arm raised high and is seen as an offensive and racist phrase. (more...)
Brushing off Putin, Trump says fewer diplomats saves money Brushing off Putin, Trump says fewer diplomats saves money
- August 11, 2017

Speaking to reporters in New Jersey, he said he wanted to thank the Russian leader for saving the USA money. A State Department official on July 30 called the Russian move "a regrettable and uncalled-for act". Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Trump said he actually was grateful to Putin for what would amount to a money-saving move. Trump made the payroll comments to reporters Thursday at his New Jersey golf club, where the president is taking a 17-day "working vacation". (more...)
Severe weather possible late Thursday afternoon through overnight Severe weather possible late Thursday afternoon through overnight
- August 11, 2017

McHenry County is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service . (That being said, the precipitation chance is minimal and the weather is now not expected to affect fireworks to close out Musikfest). (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 next »