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Seoul rejects accusation it forced 12 North Korean female defectors into marriage
- August 12, 2017

The US and its north Asian allies monitor and measure all North Korean missile tests but have traditionally not attempted to fire them down for two key reasons. "The American alliance is the absolute bedrock of our national security". He said North Korea "better get its act together" or "things will happen to them like they never thought possible". (more...)
Weakening encryption would damage the UK's wider interests says former MI5 chief Weakening encryption would damage the UK's wider interests says former MI5 chief
- August 12, 2017

He warned: "We're at least 20 years into this". Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, has defended the initiative and emphasised that it targets not only jihadism but all forms of extremism . "With our vehicles and our transport and our critical infrastructure resting increasingly on the internet we need to be really confident that we have secured that, because our economic and our daily lives are going to be dependent on the security that we can put into our infrastructure to protect it from ... (more...)
Enterprise Financial Services Corp Acquires 19 Shares of HSBC Holdings PLC
- August 12, 2017

Also, insider Lord Evans bought 2,239 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 19th. Its position was worth $129,448,000 an increase of $15,318,000 as of the end of the quarter. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share. (more...)
Measure to exempt River Place neighborhood from annexation fails in Texas House Measure to exempt River Place neighborhood from annexation fails in Texas House
- August 12, 2017

But moderate GOPers, such as Cook and House Speaker Joe Straus , oppose it. "What was unique about this bill that we are now going to blow up and repeal is instead of punishing somebody after they commit a crime, we were actually taking away the opportunity to commit a crime", said Oliverson. (more...)
Guliyev takes Turkey's first ever World Championship gold in the 200m Guliyev takes Turkey's first ever World Championship gold in the 200m
- August 12, 2017

Such faith in the opinion of fellow medics did not, apparently, extend to the Botswana medical team who had reportedly declared him fully fit. There was no rest for Wayde van Niekerk after he lived up to his top billing by claiming 400m gold at the world championships in London . (more...)
How to watch the solar eclipse safely How to watch the solar eclipse safely
- August 12, 2017

When you have the real deal, you won't be able to see a thing but the sun . Some are saying it will be the most-watched show in the US and although Southwest Florida residents will not be able to see the full eclipse, viewers can still suffer from irreversible eye damage, said Doctor Jonathan Frantz, owner of Frantz Eye care in Lee County. (more...)
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- August 12, 2017

According to those behind these scenes, it's turned into "heavy drama". "It was that she was added at the eleventh hour, and it was unclear whether we would be able to discuss substantive issues regarding the administration and its policing policies", she said. (more...)
EU plant Krisentreffen zu verseuchten Eiern EU plant Krisentreffen zu verseuchten Eiern
- August 12, 2017

Die britische Behörde für Lebensmittelsicherheit teilte am Donnerstag mit, es seien 700 000 betroffene Eier importiert worden - also etwa 33 Mal so viel wie bisher vermutet. "Dadurch haben sie die Verbreitung der belasteten Eier in Kauf genommen". "Die Kommission überwacht den Austausch im Administrativen Unterstützungs- und Kooperationssystem (ACC) nicht aktiv wie es beim Schnellwarnsystem für Lebens- und Futtermittel (RASFF) der Fall ist". (more...)
CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea threats 'the art of the bluff'
- August 12, 2017

On ABC's Good Morning America , correspondent Martha Raddatz proclaimed: "A defiant rebuke by North Korea in a statement calling President Trump's recent comments 'a load of nonsense, ' saying the President is 'a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him'". (more...)
South Korea Calls Urgent Security Meeting After North's Newest Threat South Korea Calls Urgent Security Meeting After North's Newest Threat
- August 12, 2017

South Korea's National Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday afternoon, the presidential office said, hours after the North announced a plan was in the making to strike waters off a USA island. Foreign investors sold a net 116 billion won worth of KOSPI shares, and were poised to be heavy sellers for the third consecutive session. They unloaded almost 260 billion won of shares on Wednesday. (more...)
Elderly man stuck in elevator for almost a month found dead Elderly man stuck in elevator for almost a month found dead
- August 12, 2017

Notice of Komisarchik's death came after a foul smell was reported emanating from the parking garage at the Woodstream Village apartments. Other relatives, speaking to KUSA while Isaak Komisarchik was still missing, also spoke fondly of his witty personality and his poems, brilliantly written in Russian. (more...)
Renovations underway at the White House Renovations underway at the White House
- August 12, 2017

The $3.4 million renovation was planned well before President Trump took office and is expected to take about two weeks, according to the New York Times . Workers are seen on the lawn outside of the Brady Briefing Room. Construction cranes work to fix the South Portico steps. Ladders are seen inside of a press office in the West Wing. (more...)
Made submarine owner held over murder of missing passenger Made submarine owner held over murder of missing passenger
- August 12, 2017

The vessel, the biggest privately-made sub ever made when built in 2008, was located in a bay in Køge, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the Danish capital, where the submarine had suddenly sunk shortly before midday. Deputy Police Inspector Jens Moller Jensen said investigators are looking for witnesses who may have seen the woman after the time Madsen reported she disembarked. (more...)
Metro Pandemonium as Lagosians Burn Kidnappers Den Along Oshodi-Ikeja Road Metro Pandemonium as Lagosians Burn Kidnappers Den Along Oshodi-Ikeja Road
- August 12, 2017

Although he confirmed the arrests, the state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni , said it was a case of a destitute living inside the tunnel, as against the case of ritual as was being touted. According to reports, one of the suspect miraculously escaped death after being set fire on, kicked and beaten unconscious by the angry mob. "This matter is a pure case of destitute persons and not ritualists". (more...)
North Korea Threat: US, Japanese troops prepare for war North Korea Threat: US, Japanese troops prepare for war
- August 11, 2017

Guam, a tropical island more than 3,000 km (2,000 miles) to the southeast of North Korea, is home to about 163,000 people and a strategically located USA air base and Navy installation that includes a submarine squadron, a Coast Guard group and roughly 6,000 US military service members. (more...)
Venezuela's Maduro says ready for talks with Trump Venezuela's Maduro says ready for talks with Trump
- August 11, 2017

Maduro also invited the United States to agree to "mutually respectful" dialogue, adding that he will be in NY in September for the United Nations General Assembly. Smolansky's sentencing came just days after the supreme court sentenced the mayor of the Caracas muncipality of Chacao, Ramon Muchacho, to 15 months in prison for failing to prevent street protest in his district. (more...)
Hope Doklam standoff will be solved amicably: Sushma Swaraj Hope Doklam standoff will be solved amicably: Sushma Swaraj
- August 11, 2017

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met with Bhutanese foreign minister Damcho Dorji on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC ministerial meeting. Both the leaders were in Kathmandu to attend the meeting of Foreign Ministers from the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) member countries. (more...)
Coloradans with family in Guam anxious about North Korea threats Coloradans with family in Guam anxious about North Korea threats
- August 11, 2017

Calvo said there was "concern and worry" among the people of Guam but "no panic". Pyongyang issued three distinct threats to attack Guam in the span of about two months. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told the Japanese parliament that its American-designed Aegis destroyers are capable of shooting down North Korean missiles and that any attack on Guam would be considered an "existential threat to Japan" under defense treaties with the United States. (more...)
US Marine Corps honors fallen PH troops in Marawi US Marine Corps honors fallen PH troops in Marawi
- August 11, 2017

The Defense Ministry said Friday it will allow the US military to fly Ospreys in Japan, accepting USA assurances that the tilt-rotor aircraft is safe despite a fatal crash off the coast of Australia last week. "The loss of every Marine is felt across our entire Marine Corps family", said Col. Tye R. Wallace, the commanding officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit based in Okinawa, Japan , to which the aircraft was assigned. (more...)
Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) Investment Decreased by Hennessy Advisors Inc Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) Investment Decreased by Hennessy Advisors Inc
- August 11, 2017

RIO has been the topic of a number of other reports. The dividend will be $0.550 per share for the quarter which is $2.20 annualized. Rio Tinto Plc had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Cowen. Bernstein. If you are accessing this piece of content on another website, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US & global trademark & copyright law. (more...)
There's A Giant Inflatable Trump-Like Chicken Watching The White House There's A Giant Inflatable Trump-Like Chicken Watching The White House
- August 11, 2017

McMaster, who pushed Bannon off the National Security Council principals' committee, hasn't spoken to Bannon in weeks, one senior administration official said . In an interview with HuffPost's Philip Lewis , Singh Brar said of Trump, "He's too afraid to release his tax returns , too afraid to stand up to Vladimir Putin ". (more...)
Pakistan laments world community's failure to halt Indian atrocities in Kashmir Pakistan laments world community's failure to halt Indian atrocities in Kashmir
- August 11, 2017

FO spokesperson said that this week 15 defenceless Kashmiris were by Indian armed forces in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir. This had been pending due to Indian obstinacy for the last seven decades, the spokesperson said, adding now, India was attempting to preempt the results of any future United Nations plebiscite by changing the demography of Jammu and Kashmir through unlawful means in contravention of the UNSC resolutions. (more...)
After voting for sanctions, China tells North Korea to act 'smart' After voting for sanctions, China tells North Korea to act 'smart'
- August 11, 2017

It also blamed the US for the current nuclear stalemate on the Korean Peninsula. "We will know it when we see it", he told reporters. He said Washington would not "specify a specific number of days or weeks" before deciding North Korea had indeed halted its tests. (more...)
Dow Falls Nearly 205 Points as North Korea Tensions Persist Dow Falls Nearly 205 Points as North Korea Tensions Persist
- August 11, 2017

Almost $1 trillion has been wiped out from global equity markets since Trump's promise on Tuesday to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it threatens the United States. Cempra (CEMP) helped to lead the biotech sector lower, extending the pullback seen over the course of the previous session. With the drop, the index has slid to a one-month intraday low. (more...)
On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs
- August 11, 2017

Andersen Air Force Base houses a Navy helicopter squadron and Air Force bombers that rotate to Guam from the US mainland, including the B-2 stealth bomber, B-1 and B-52. Marines now stationed in Japan to the island between 2024 and 2028. Clarissa Baumgartner, a 25-year old Guam resident, said Pyongyang's second threat in as many days to train its ballistic missiles on Guam wasn't something she was taking too seriously. (more...)