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by | August 16, 2017 | 17:57

Dunford's remarks came after he arrived at Osan Air Base , a U.S. Air Fore base built in South Korea in 1952. Tensions between North Korea and the United States surged last week after the isolated country said it would finalise a plan by mid-August to launch four intermediate range missiles toward waters off the US Pacific territory of Guam.

by | August 16, 2017 | 17:53

President Donald Trump and his presidential campaign came under intense scrutiny on Sunday after a new campaign ad showed Democrats and members of the mainstream media as his "enemies". "The president's enemies don't want him to succeed, but Americans are saying "let president Trump do his job"," the advert added. In light of the Charlottesville tragedy, many commentators and historians were stunned that Trump released a re-election ad - feeling that the moment calls for moral ...

by | August 16, 2017 | 16:51

Philippine police killed 32 people in "shock and awe" raids aimed at scaring drug traffickers, authorities said on August 16, after President Rodrigo Duterte admitted to setbacks in his controversial crime war. "On our part, we know that we've done nothing wrong". He later told AFP that no police had been killed or wounded. Government figures show that since Duterte took office previous year up to July 26, a total of 3,451 "drug personalities" have been killed in police operations.

by | August 16, 2017 | 16:31

Kim was briefed on the missile plan Monday and said he would watch Washington's actions "a little more ", the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported , according to the South Korean news agency Yonhap . The "US imperialists caught the noose around their necks due to their reckless military confrontation racket", KCNA said. The last time the North Korean dictator was missing for this long was before the two most recent tests of the Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic ...

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:29

But he was also quoted as saying "if the Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions" on the Korean Peninsula , the North would follow through with its plans. But Trump on Friday appeared to set another red line - the mere utterance of threats - that would trigger a USA attack against North Korea and "big, big trouble" for Kim.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:26

They found 12 objects in those images that they deemed man-made and 28 that they regard as possibly man-made. Images of an object in the water identified by the French Military Intelligence Service. "We measured its drift characteristics after modifying it to match the damaged one retrieved from Ile de la Reunion", the report says. 'The information contained within the Geoscience Australia and CSIRO Reports may be useful in informing any further search effort that may be mounted in the ...

by | August 16, 2017 | 14:05

Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially escalating tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:30

Kim Jong Un's plan, which was revealed last week , was to fire four missiles at the USA base on Guam but have them fall into the sea in worldwide waters, a few miles short of their target. "His job, George, is even before Kim Jong Un made that statement, George is responsible for that interaction between the local government and I talk about civil defense".

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:26

The freephone helpline is open from 10am on results day, Wednesday August 16, to take calls from students and parents seeking advice and up to date information on what choices are available to students. Best of luck from all at the Offaly Express! Following the release of the Leaving Certificate results, the exam helpline provided by the National Parents Council post primary will open.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:24

In a co-authored opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal , US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis, said the aim of the United States' "peaceful pressure campaign" was denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, not regime change.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:23

Obama's first tweet on the incident has been retweeted more than 1.1 million times and liked 2.723 million times as of Tuesday evening. A group of white nationalists took to the street to protest the planned removal of a war hero's statue.

by | August 16, 2017 | 12:42

We guess he's uniting the country after all. Trumka announced earlier this week that he was "assessing" his role on Trump's bench of factory-job advisers after the president took two days to explicitly condemn a white supremacist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville , Virginia.

by | August 16, 2017 | 12:26

Citing a military general, it said North Korea would shortly develop a plan for launching four missiles over Japan and into the waters near Guam, where the United States has a large military presence. Moon said his South Korean government "will put everything on the line to prevent another war in the Korean Peninsula". That same day, President Donald Trump stressed that North Korean threats will be met with " fire and fury like nothing the world has ever seen".

by | August 16, 2017 | 12:14

The so-called "bathroom bills" have caused rifts among Republicans who control the state's legislature, leaving no likely path to passage before a 30-day special session wraps on Wednesday, analysts and lawmakers said on Monday. The bathroom bill may be dead, but the fight over transgender rights in Texas is just beginning. "Really, the definition of health care is to make a person well and to encourage health".

by | August 16, 2017 | 12:03

Now, outside groups or individuals to have sponsorship from a university-sanctioned group to reserve campus facilities. Three people died during the white supremacist rally this weekend in Charlottesville , including a 32-year-old woman who was killed after a driver rammed into a group of counter-protesters with his vehicle.

by | August 16, 2017 | 11:27

On the South Rim, the eclipse itself will last about two hours and 47 minutes. If you haven't purchased eclipse viewers yet, we suggest you purchase from manufacturers or vendors that have been approved by the American Astronomical Society or International Organization for Standardization .

by | August 16, 2017 | 10:49

Does anyone believe they are about to invade us? Mattis said USA missile detection and tracking systems can determine quickly whether a missile launched from North Korea is headed for us soil. The 1950-53 conflict cost more than a million lives, left cities in ruins and perpetuated the division of the peninsula. Dunford agreed that the recent series of missile provocation by North Korea led to grave security situations on the peninsula, saying no change was made in the United States ...

by | August 16, 2017 | 10:50

North Korean state media announced the country is drawing up plans to fire missiles near the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, as the U.S. military continued preparations for a potential military response. The ministry quoted Lavrov as saying tensions could rise again with the USA and South Korea set to launch large-scale military exercises on August 21.

by | August 16, 2017 | 10:03

Trump made clear Tuesday that he has not yet made up his mind on Bannon's fate, showing that he is not ready to cast aside his rabble-rousing chief strategist who has a keen understanding of Trump's political base. The resolution comes as leaders from several minority congressional caucuses also call on the president to oust Bannon, Miller and Gorka. In recent weeks Mr.

by | August 16, 2017 | 09:49

The pro-Pakistan face of the Kashmiri separatists came to the fore again on Sunday when they called for "complete shutdown" in Kashmir on the Indian Independence Day on August 15, and extended "heartiest felicitations" to Pakistan on their Independence Day that is observed on August 14.

by | August 16, 2017 | 09:10

Several persons have been feared killed following a suicide bomb attack on a village in Konduga, about 37 kilometers from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital . But the radical group has struck back with renewed zeal since June. The news channel quoted a medic from a hospital in Maiduguri as saying that 28 people were killed at the explosion site, while two others died after being taken to a hospital.

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:56

In the final major of the year, Thomas started the day at 5-under and was two shots behind leader Kevin Kisner . The last major of the season was decided as tradition demands on the back nine, with Thomas emerging from a group of six players, who at one point owned a share of the lead on seven under par .

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:40

President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone said Tuesday that his country needed "urgent support now" for thousands of people affected by massive flooding and mudslides in the capital of one of the world's poorest nations. "We are trying to separate, quantify, and examine quickly and then we will issue death certificates before the burial", head of the morgue Owiz Koroma said.

by | August 16, 2017 | 07:14

The current total of the film now stands at Rs 63.45 crore. The story of Akshay's movie is based in UP and centred on the issue of open defecation which plagues the state. What needs to be seen now is how quickly does the Shree Narayan Singh directed and KriArj backed film turn out to be the highest grossing Hindi film of the year.

by | August 16, 2017 | 07:08

Markets in South Korea and India are closed on Tuesday for holidays. The most influential movers on the index included Royal Bank of Canada, which rose 1.1 percent to C$93.54, and Bank of Nova Scotia, which advanced 1 percent to C$77.45. Yen's appeal as a safe haven asset in times of uncertainty such as the tensions between the USA and North Korea pushed the currency up against the dollar during last week.

by | August 16, 2017 | 06:22

At least 80 people are thought to have died in the fire in North Kensington, west London, on 14 June. Residents had expressed safety concerns about the use of potentially combustible external cladding for several years before the incident.

by | August 16, 2017 | 06:24

Palaniappan confirmed that 20 MLAs, including himself, and six MPs, attended the function. At least 23 of AIADMK MLAs and four MPs shared the dais with about 200 party leaders at a rally organised by deputy general secretary Dinakaran in Melur village, near Madurai .

by | August 16, 2017 | 06:18

The Altman Z-score is the output of a credit-strength test that gauges a publicly traded manufacturing company's likelihood of bankruptcy. Schroders plc (LON:SDR) has 0.00% since August 15, 2016 and is. Numis Securities maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 3368 target in Thursday, July 28 report. Citigroup downgraded the shares of MET in report on Tuesday, January 5 to "Neutral" rating.

by | August 16, 2017 | 06:04

However, a video apparently shows Allsup marching with white nationalists and a screenshot of what appears to be his Facebook page shows him advertising a speaking position at the Unite the Right rally-dated August 5. Smith, an East Tennessee native who attended the University of SC, said he believes it's important for everyone to call out racism. Saturday's rally turned deadly, shut down for violent clashes that erupted between demonstrators and counter-demonstrators after being ...

by | August 16, 2017 | 06:02

The Finnish mobile games and animation studio company reported that its revenue in the first half jumped to 152.6 million euros, versus 78.5 million euros in the same period past year. Revenue from games surged by 76 percent to 117.9 million euros in the first half. The sale - which included Rovio's TV animation studio, book publishing business and some non-Angry Birds properties - was part of a reorganization at the company's animation business aimed at reviving growth.

by | August 16, 2017 | 05:49

Top U.S. and Chinese military officers have signed an agreement aimed at improving communication amid tensions over North Korea's missile program and China's controversial claims in the South China Sea. Gen. Joe Dunford's trip comes on the heels of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's diplomatic and economic campaign to deter North Korea . Both China and the United States have stressed they do not want a war on the Korean peninsula and are participating in global sanctions against ...

by | August 16, 2017 | 05:41

Tesla CEO Elon Musk quit the American Manufacturing Council , along with two other advisory groups, on June 1 after the president announced that the United States would be pulling out of the Paris Climate Accords. Trump took to Twitter to blast Merck CEO Kenneth Frasier and the company for their drug prices. We should honor-not attack-those who have stood up for equality and other cherished American values.

by | August 16, 2017 | 05:36

Pineapples have been banned from Reading and Leeds , the twin events which bring an end to the British festival season at the end of August. A spokesperson for Reading & Leeds told the BBC: "Organisers were a little concerned about hundreds of pineapples turning up on site so made a decision to ask fans not to bring them along".

by | August 16, 2017 | 05:39

Responding to reporters' questions about North Korea's assertion that it might soon fire four ballistic missiles into the waters off Guam , a USA territory in the Pacific, Mattis made clear he did not want to be seen as escalating the tensions.

by | August 16, 2017 | 05:31

The missile plans were previously announced. "If they fire at the United States , it could escalate into a war very quickly", Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters. "If they fire at the USA, it could escalate into war very quickly", he said. "Military action on the Korean peninsula can only be decided by South Korea and no-one else can decide to take military action without the consent of South Korea", Mr Moon said.