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Gunmen attack Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso capital -Reuters witness Gunmen attack Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso capital -Reuters witness
- August 14, 2017

AQIM and related jihadi groups were largely confined to the Sahara desert until they hijacked a Tuareg rebellion in Mali in 2012 and swept south. Moscow strongly condemns Sunday's terrorist attack in the capital of Burkina Faso, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary. (more...)
President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace
- August 14, 2017

Trump believes regional talks are important but he "reaffirms that peace between Israelis and Palestinians can only be negotiated directly between the two parties and that the USA will continue working closely with the parties to make progress towards that goal", the official added. (more...)
Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence
- August 14, 2017

Acosta and Trump battled back and forth on whether or not the president held a press conference Monday. "That doesn't bother me at all", Trump said of getting questioned about the violent white nationalists' clash with Antifa protesters at the former Lee Park (now Emancipation Park) in Charlottesville, Va. (more...)
Philippines prepares for N.Korea's Guam missile threat Philippines prepares for N.Korea's Guam missile threat
- August 14, 2017

South Dakota airmen, recently deployed from Ellsworth Air Force base, took part in a mission flying over the Korean Peninsula this week. Pyongyang identified three of those areas - Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi prefectures - in its statement last week. (more...)
Trump say he'll expand United States anti-missile programs Trump say he'll expand United States anti-missile programs
- August 14, 2017

Mattis and Tillerson also spoke of a peaceful pressure campaign, seeking the "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" without harming the people living there. Along with this sanctions diplomacy, the United States and South Korea conducted their latest tests last month of the controversial Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system. (more...)
72 years after Nagasaki bomb, US-North Korea threats worry Asia 72 years after Nagasaki bomb, US-North Korea threats worry Asia
- August 14, 2017

Democrats slammed Trump, saying his comments were "unhinged". China called for calm on Wednesday , urging all parties to "avoid remarks and actions that could aggravate conflicts and escalate tensions" in the region. mainland. The Washington Post, which was first to publish details, reported that it was the analysis of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Trump ratcheted up his war of words even as his top diplomat said there was no immediate threat of danger. (more...)
Trump 'seriously considering' pardoning ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio Trump 'seriously considering' pardoning ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio
- August 14, 2017

Using his first presidential pardon on a man convicted , essentially, of overt racism would certainly be in keeping with President Trump, who has increasingly leaned in to his cratering approval ratings by governing exclusively toward his base of ultra-nationalist and bigots. (more...)
Flood situation further deteriorates in Assam Flood situation further deteriorates in Assam
- August 14, 2017

Current wave of flood has affected 19 districts and resulted in the death of 15 people. "The flood situation in Bihar will continue to be grim following rising water levels in rivers and incessant rains", department officials were quoted as saying by IANS . (more...)
Iranian, US Aircraft Had Another 'Unsafe and Unprofessional' Encounter in Gulf Iranian, US Aircraft Had Another 'Unsafe and Unprofessional' Encounter in Gulf
- August 14, 2017

Naval Forces Central. The unmanned aerial vehicle made the passes by the Nimitz while the aircraft carrier was in global waters and carrying out operations with jets on its flight deck, said Navy Lt. This latest incident is the second within a week that involved a drone interacting unsafely with U.S. carrier-based aircraft. The drone is called a Sadegh-1 by the Iranians and was unveiled in 2014 . (more...)
Facing heat from both AIADMK camps, Dinakaran attacks BJP Facing heat from both AIADMK camps, Dinakaran attacks BJP
- August 14, 2017

Despite a day-long wait, former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam , who is heading the rebel camp in the ruling AIADMK, has left New Delhi without meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi or BJP's national president Amit Shah. "There is no truth in it, it is anguishing, it is not a mature comment", he said. The leader from former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's camp told IANS on condition of anonymity, that Sasikala's removal and setting up of a judicial enquiry into AIADMK supremo ... (more...)
Merkel takes swipe at Trump's fiery North Korea comments Merkel takes swipe at Trump's fiery North Korea comments
- August 14, 2017

The ministry did not confirm whether Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera has already issued an order to shoot down incoming missiles. "It's never been a vehicle for negotiations and this doesn't constitute substantive U.S. German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened her re-election campaign with criticism of the nation's auto executives, saying they need to embrace new technology more quickly to protect jobs and fix damage done by a diesel cheating scandal. (more...)
Pence draws attention to plight of Venezuelans
- August 14, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is seeking to highlight the growing plight of Venezuelans with a visit with people who've fled the country to neighboring Colombia. Last week, Maduro said he wants to meet with Trump at the United Nations in NY next month. "When you look at contingencies, when you look at what if - what if the suffering of the Venezuelan people increases by orders of magnitude - what more can we do with our partners in the region to protect the Venezuelan people and prevent an even ... (more...)
ALDI pilot program delivers convenience ALDI pilot program delivers convenience
- August 14, 2017

Customers can go to Instacart's website to place their orders. A report from the Food Marketing Institute and market research firm Nielsen in January this year estimated online grocery spending during 2016-2025 to grow from 4.3 percent of the total US food and beverage sales to as much as 20 percent, or more than $100 billion. (more...)
Tillerson insists no Tillerson insists no "imminent threat" from North Korea
- August 14, 2017

Gorka said that Tillerson had "done an unbelievable job" to help guide new sanctions against North Korea through the United Nations Security Council, but "when reporters try to force him to make statements regarding military options, they have no idea what they're talking about, and if they think that's a story, they're not journalists". (more...)
Charlottesville auto attack suspect remains behind bars as judge denies bail Charlottesville auto attack suspect remains behind bars as judge denies bail
- August 14, 2017

A Virginia judge on Monday declined to set bail for James Alex Fields Jr., the 20-year-old OH man accused of second-degree murder and other charges for allegedly plowing his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters near the scene of a white supremacist rally in Virginia. (more...)
'Stand With Charlottesville' rallies take place all across CT 'Stand With Charlottesville' rallies take place all across CT
- August 14, 2017

Representatives from many faiths talked of anti-hate in the community. They say their mission is to "defend our earth, our rights, and our neighbors through actions formed by our core principles of truth, justice and inclusion". on Saturday. State leaders expressed disappointment with President Trump's initial response. Similar rallies took place across the country. "I just think everybody feels like they need to be together to support each other". (more...)
Mattis, Tillerson make United States stance on North Korea more confusing Mattis, Tillerson make United States stance on North Korea more confusing
- August 14, 2017

They pressured North Korea to change its aggressive attitude, saying that military options have not yet been ruled out. In a co-authored opinion piece published by Wall Street Journal on Sunday, the two top officials said , "We have no desire to inflict harm on the long-suffering North Korean people, who are distinct from the hostile regime in Pyongyang". (more...)
President Moon To Meet Top US Military Officer Monday President Moon To Meet Top US Military Officer Monday
- August 14, 2017

Trump said last week the U.S. would rain " fire and fury " on North Korea, which some interpreted as threatening the country with a preemptive nuclear attack. "How close have we come to this situation?" "Both the United States and South Korea do not believe North Korea has yet completely gained re-entry technology in material engineering terms", Suh said in remarks televised on Sunday for a Korea Broadcasting System show. (more...)
Thomas Christiansen confident of keeping Chris Wood Thomas Christiansen confident of keeping Chris Wood
- August 14, 2017

Leeds United striker Chris Wood has been quoted as saying by The Yorkshire Evening Post that he and his teammates want to finish in the top six of the Championship this season . There's no doubt that he's (not) going to leave. "I haven't talked to the club about it but I imagine that they are as ambitious as I am". United won their opening Championship fixture 3-2 away to Bolton Wanderers before drawing 0-0 with Preston North End on Saturday. (more...)
Oklahoma Man Arrested After Attempt to Bomb a Bank Oklahoma Man Arrested After Attempt to Bomb a Bank
- August 14, 2017

He identified BancFirst as the target, prepared a social media statement to be posted after the explosion, he helped assemble the device and load it into what he thought was a "stolen van". They believe only three percent of the colonial population participated in the American Revolution and think that they are the rightful heirs. According to the complaint, Varnell expressed a desire to blow up buildings, but in a way that would minimize deaths or casualties, possibly by detonating the ... (more...)
1 dead, another injured in stabbing over parking spot 1 dead, another injured in stabbing over parking spot
- August 14, 2017

It happened around 11:30 p.m. on 73rd Street between L and M Avenues in Bergen Beach. Officers arrived to find two men, who are siblings, suffering from stab wounds. Volunteers from the Misaskim organization have been on the scene for hours, and have volunteers placed at the hospital as well - working closely with the NYPD as well as the NYC Medical Examiner to ensure proper Kavod Hames . (more...)
Sessions Says Dept. of Justice Will Defend Against 'Racism and Bigotry' Sessions Says Dept. of Justice Will Defend Against 'Racism and Bigotry'
- August 14, 2017

Trump was scheduled to meet with Sessions and FBI Director Christopher Wray on Monday morning to discuss the Charlottesville incident, the White House said in a statement. "But Americans are saying, 'Let President Trump do his job'". The 30-second ad calls Democrats "obstructionists" and says the media is attacking the president before trumpeting some of his successes so far in office. (more...)
White House scrambles to explain President Trumps response to clashes White House scrambles to explain President Trumps response to clashes
- August 14, 2017

Obviously, any kind of that activity throughout the world is just inexcusable in my mind and we need to stop it as soon as possible", one protester said. Americans have taken to the streets across the country to condemn hatred and racism after the violence in Charlottesville . They clashed with hundreds of other people protesting the rallying, including Antifa. (more...)
Two children killed in Dodge County crash Two children killed in Dodge County crash
- August 14, 2017

According to the Dodge County Sheriff's Office, a Dodge Caravan was traveling north on Cty Tk Hwy TT and went through a stop sign at the intersection with State Hwy 16/60. A 3-year-old and a 7-year-old are dead and 4 other people are seriously hurt after a auto crash happened Saturday morning. Jeffery Wojtkiewicz was not seriously injured and refused treatment at the scene. (more...)
Centre likely to differ with J&K on Article 35A Centre likely to differ with J&K on Article 35A
- August 14, 2017

Omar Abdullah in turn marries outside the state and his children continue to enjoy same rights and privileges but same was not the case with his sister Sara Abdullah who too had married outside the state, he added, this was not only discriminatory on the grounds of gender bias but also violative of right to equality under the Constitution's Article 14. (more...)

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