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John Oliver accuses Trump of 'feeding' Nazis John Oliver accuses Trump of 'feeding' Nazis
- August 14, 2017

America is Kim's "most dominant and useful villain", Trump is a bad negotiator, and with Seoul's 25 million people in range of Pyongyang's artillery, "even a non-nuclear war could have horrific results", Oliver said. The way John Oliver sees it, the moment was a no-brainer for President Trump . And when he passed the podium again without uttering a word to the press, Oliver thought that said a lot. (more...)
More than 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides More than 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides
- August 14, 2017

A hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many houses covered in mud. Many more bodies were taken to private morgues, Sinneh said. "The capacity at the mortuary is too small for the corpses", he told the Sierra Leone National Broadcasting Corp. The mudslide followed heavy rains in Sierra Leone, a poor country where the infrastructure was already devastated by the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa between 2013 and 2016, which killed ... (more...)
Ryan Newman turns mediocre start into top-five finish at MI Ryan Newman turns mediocre start into top-five finish at MI
- August 14, 2017

All of this came one day after Larson finished second at the prestigious Knoxville Nationals dirt race - which Ganassi OK'd, a rare sprint auto race the day before a Monster Energy Series event. "So I appreciate when Kyle steps up and does what he did today". It makes it all worthwhile, obviously. Keselowski appeared to have the strongest auto in the first 100 laps of Sunday's race , he led a race high 105 laps. (more...)
Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum suspended after chaos erupts at venue Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum suspended after chaos erupts at venue
- August 14, 2017

In the 5.10pm incident at Dewan Raja Musa in Section 7 here yesterday, the programme, organised by the party's youth wing dubbed Armada, turned into a ruckus with the throwing of flares, chairs, shoes and water bottles by several individuals in the audience. (more...)
Bimal Gurung Tells Yuva Morcha To Call Off Hunger Strike Bimal Gurung Tells Yuva Morcha To Call Off Hunger Strike
- August 14, 2017

Mr. Singh said that violence can never be a solution to any problem and the solutions are always found through restraint, mutual dialogue and within the legal ambit in a democracy. The GJM also took out rallies in various parts of the hills demanding restoration of the internet services, which remained banned in the hills since June 18 and an immediate withdrawal of the police from Darjeeling. (more...)
Where to Buy Eclipse Glasses: Trustworthy Sources Amid Fakes Where to Buy Eclipse Glasses: Trustworthy Sources Amid Fakes
- August 14, 2017

The Aug. 21's eclipse mania is just around the corner and a numerous warnings have been unleashed. That is no small matter, not unlike but perhaps even more serious than recalls over hoverboards. Because we won't go totally dark, Dr. Totten said you'll need to wear your ISO-approved glasses the entire time while gazing up at the sun. In fact, the path of totality , which is the path where the total solar eclipse will be visible, will be going through southern Ontario. (more...)
Sanctions alone will not bring Kim Jong-un to heel Sanctions alone will not bring Kim Jong-un to heel
- August 14, 2017

Trump officials maintain a list of Chinese banks and other firms which the USA would be prepared to levy sanctions against, due to alleged ties to North Korean weaponry programs. The sanctions ban all exports of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore, as well as fish and seafood from the country. The resolution also bans countries from giving any additional permits to North Korean laborers, another source of foreign currency for the North, and prohibits all new joint ventures with North ... (more...)
Japan deploys missile defence over N Korea threat to Guam Japan deploys missile defence over N Korea threat to Guam
- August 14, 2017

Navy ships and submarines armed with cruise missiles as well as Air Force bombers. US-South Korean joint military exercises are due to begin later this month. The North accused the United States of mobilizing a huge number of weapons and troops for annual military drills with South Korea that begin later this month. (more...)
Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk' Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'
- August 14, 2017

Madsen was arrested hours after he was rescued, hit with preliminary manslaughter charges in the death of 30-year-old Kim Wall, who was seen departing on the sub with Madsen shortly before the Nautilus sank. "It took about 30 seconds for Nautilus to sink, and I couldn't close any hatches or anything", Madsen said. "But I guess that was pretty good because otherwise I still would have been down there". (more...)
Local Korean, Guam communities react to talk about military attacks
- August 14, 2017

The Defense Ministry said Friday the PAC-3 surface-to-air interceptors are being deployed at four locations - Hiroshima, Kochi, Shimane and Ehime. "We've been talking about this for more than two years". It continued, "If the Trump administration does not want the American empire to meet its tragic doom in its tenure, they had better talk and act properly". (more...)
North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime
- August 14, 2017

In a call with Guam Governor Eddie Calvo on Friday, Trump said the U.S. military is prepared to "ensure the safety and security of the people of Guam" in response to Pyongyang's plans to launch missiles towards the Pacific territory. "Rhetoric from the President is hard to ignore or just write off to, 'Well, North Korea always says stuff like this; we're just saying it back at this point, '" said CNN Politics Editor-at-large Chris Cillizza. (more...)
'Humiliated' model Chloe only spoke of kidnap after Italy police report 'Humiliated' model Chloe only spoke of kidnap after Italy police report
- August 14, 2017

I just gave up - I thought, "I'm not going to get out of here alive". "It has been so frustrating and hurtful to have people not believe me". "So many lies have been said. Lukasz Herba, a 30-year-old Polish national who resides in the United Kingdom, was arrested on kidnapping charges after dropping Ayling off outside the British consulate building in Milan on July 17, police said. (more...)
China announces September 5 ban on North Korean imports under United Nations sanctions China announces September 5 ban on North Korean imports under United Nations sanctions
- August 14, 2017

Wu visited Pyongyang in February previous year, urging restraint after North Korea announced a plan to put a satellite into orbit with a long-range rocket. "After that, entry of these goods will be prohibited", said an agency statement. Trump, in the past, has tied trade policy to national security. In an editorial, the state-owned China Daily newspaper said Trump was asking too much of China over North Korea. (more...)
Socialist leader may have issued order to kill a US Senator Socialist leader may have issued order to kill a US Senator
- August 14, 2017

Marco Rubio , R-Fla., a fervent critic of the South American country's government, according to intelligence obtained by the USA last month. A security detail has been protecting Rubio both when he has been working in Washington D.C. According to the Herald , "the death threat" against Rubio "was outlined in a memo to several law enforcement agencies disseminated last month by the Department of Homeland Security". (more...)
Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government
- August 14, 2017

Former Al Shabaab deputy leader Sheikh Mukhtar Robow Ali Abu Mansoor has surrendered to Somali government forces. According to the US Department of State, Robow, born in 1969, had served as an al-Shabaab spokesperson and also served as the group's spiritual leader. (more...)
Why is North Korea So Fixated on Guam? Why is North Korea So Fixated on Guam?
- August 14, 2017

But Abella has called on North Korea, the United States and other countries involved in the issue to observe self-restraint to avoid conflict in the Asia Pacific region. There have been various popular movements pushing for greater self-government or even US statehood, most notably a significant but failed effort in the 1980s to make it a commonwealth on par with Puerto Rico. (more...)
Indians, Pakistanis fuse national anthems to make 'Peace Anthem' Indians, Pakistanis fuse national anthems to make 'Peace Anthem'
- August 14, 2017

And yet, will it be too wishful a thinking to look forward to peace and brotherhood between the two counties? A Youtube channel, " Voice Of Ram " has recently released a video which features a series of artists from both nations singing the Indian anthem Jana Gana Mana and Pakistan's Pāk Sarzamīn. (more...)
China to implement United Nations sanctions on North Korea China to implement United Nations sanctions on North Korea
- August 14, 2017

Trump's threat to investigate China's intellectual property and trade practices is valid, but his administration may not be up to the delicate task of carrying out a new China probe without sparking a damaging trade war, US business lobbyists said last week. (more...)
Trump warns United States 'locked and loaded' as North Korea readies missiles Trump warns United States 'locked and loaded' as North Korea readies missiles
- August 14, 2017

South Korea has said the bilateral talks will strictly discuss bilateral and humanitarian issues, such as easing the military tension between the divided Koreas along their demarcation line and holding reunions of families here separated since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War. (more...)
Body of man found in the Derryveagh mountains Body of man found in the Derryveagh mountains
- August 14, 2017

It is understood the remains were found after 6pm Sunday evening following a lengthy operation by the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team, assisted by mountain rescue teams from Sligo and Leitrim and local coast guard units. The body was located by the Coast Guard helicopter crew and the victim's location was reported to gardaí. Emergency services have recovered the body of a hiker who died in a fall on a Donegal mountain range. (more...)
Country Artists Denounce Charlottesville White Supremacist March on Twitter
- August 14, 2017

After a few minutes the crowd continued to the Pike statue where marchers turned into candle bearers who paused to remember other resisters in Charlottesville . Warren said: "How can President Trump show whose side he's on?" "I think that no matter what he says, he's going to take heat for it". Current and past state and national leaders have spoken out against the deadly demonstration in varying ways, some of them taking a stronger stance against the elements of racism involved in ... (more...)
North Korea details Guam missile plan as it scoffs at Trump
- August 14, 2017

Despite tensions and talk of war, life on the streets of the North Korean capital Pyongyang remains calm. The Defense Ministry said Friday the PAC-3 surface-to-air interceptors are being deployed at four locations: Hiroshima, Kochi, Shimane and Ehime. (more...)
Gov. McAuliffe to protesters: 'Go home' Gov. McAuliffe to protesters: 'Go home'
- August 14, 2017

McAuliffe called for a moment of silence for "Heather, Jay and Burke" before going on to rail against the extremists who turned Charlottesville into a battleground on Saturday. On Sunday, McAuliffe held a moment of silence for the three people, who he said "lost their lives yesterday doing what they love: fighting for freedom". (more...)
Guam chief glad Trump 'locked and loaded' for North Korea Guam chief glad Trump 'locked and loaded' for North Korea
- August 14, 2017

After adding that he should have been in office eight years ago, Trump said, "I have to say, Eddie, you're going to become extremely famous". Calvo had the president on speaker phone, and posted a video of the exchange to his Facebook page. (more...)
China's industrial output up 6.4 pct China's industrial output up 6.4 pct
- August 14, 2017

Value-added industrial output, a rough proxy for economic growth, rose 6.4% in July from a year earlier, compared with a 7.6% increase in June, the National Bureau of Statistics said. "A few sectors, such as steel, seem to have defied this slowdown in economic activity. But the strength in these areas likely won't last given that policy tightening is set to further weigh on infrastructure and property investment in coming months", he said. (more...)