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North Korea threatens Japan with 'destruction'

The exercise - the first unannounced launch of a missile created to carry a nuclear payload to fly over Japan - triggered global condemnation, including a strong response from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who called it an "unprecedented, grave and serious" threat. Read More »

North Korea Brandishes What It Says Is A Missile-Ready H-Bomb

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State news agency KCNA said Kim Jong-un had visited scientists at the nuclear weapons institute and "guided the work for nuclear weaponisation". The incident was near North Korea's Punggye-ri nuclear test site, which is in the country's northeast and the site of the five previous tests. Read More »

San Francisco Smashes All-Time Record High Temperature, Hits 106 Degrees

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Saturday in cities like Escondido, El Cajon, Santee, La Mesa, Poway and San Marcos, which will experience temperatures between 92 and 104 degrees. The 106-degree reading downtown shattered the previous record of 103 set June 14, 2000. Managers of California's power grid asked for voluntary electricity conservation. The California Independent System Operator predicted demand on the system would set a record higher than the 50,270 megawatts on July 24, 2006. Read More »

Hamilton dominates first practice at Monza

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Lewis Hamilton set the trend by hooking up Instagram Live, then roping in his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas for some PlayStation action. There is no lack of storylines entering this weekend's Italian Grand Prix in Monza, where the Ferrari fans - " tifosi " - may unleash a wave of pent-up enthusiasm after years of disappointment. Read More »

Local Red Cross volunteers Texas bound

Teams and athletes have been responded with significant donations to the relief effort in the past week . As support grew, Hart made a decision to up his donation to $50,000. South Plains says the most needed foods right now are snacks like granola bars, pop-top ready-to-eat items, pantry items like peanut butter, tuna, or soup, and bottled water. Read More »

Mosquitoes in 2 Cincinnati neighborhoods test positive for West Nile Virus

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Unini Odama, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District. How pervasive is the problem? Two dead birds have also tested positive for the virus. "We definitely are still considered about the ramifications of the wet winter, especially in people's own backyards", said Levy Sun, a spokesman for the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District. Read More »

RI Boasts One Of The Lowest Obesity Rates In The Country

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Adult obesity rates exceeded 35 percent in five states, 30 percent in 25 states, and 25 percent in 46 states. Colorado adults were the least obese with 22.3 percent while West Virginia posted the highest numbers with 37.7 percent. Federal and state strategies to combat obesity include banning trans fats in restaurants and processed foods, making nutrition information on foods larger and easier to read, education about healthy eating and exercise, and making healthy food choices more ... Read More »

Samsung will test its mysterious self-driving cars in the US

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Others include Apple, Bosch, Delphi, NVIDIA and Waymo besides regular vehicle manufacturers Volkswagen, BMW and General Motors, among others. It unfortunately didn't elaborate on what those components can do, but we might find out more details when the company starts testing them in California. Read More »

State Supreme Court Backs Gov. Scott On Shifting Death Penalty Cases

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The court ruled after Ayala refused to seek the death penalty against accused cop-killer Markeith Loyd , prompting Scott to re-assign her death penalty cases to fellow State Attorney Brad King. Cloud, who killed his infant son Ayden when he would not stop crying. The state Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Rick Scott had the power to reassign cases from Orlando-area State Attorney Aramis Ayala . Read More »

Harvey horror: Shivering girl, 3, found clinging to drowned mom

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It's unclear why Sulcer was on the road - whether she was trying to get home, or out of town - as she and her daughter were swept up in water rushing from a drainage canal, police said . Sulcer all tried desperately to keep her baby's head above water, which ultimately cost her her own life. "First responders took turns performing CPR until they could get her to an ambulance", officials said . Read More »

Vettel deal makes my decision a lot easier

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Q: So how do you answer them? But the Briton also acknowledged that both the Belgian GP and this weekend's race in Monza were essentially must-wins if he is to claim a fourth championship this season, given Mercedes' power advantage over Ferrari . Read More »

EXTRA: Indivior Suffers As Patent Ruling Casts Doubt On Suboxone

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The ruling , by the District Court of DE, means rival Dr Reddy's can make a generic version of Indivior's key Suboxone Film treatment, used to treat heroin addiction. Although the pair will not be able to reopen previous rulings against them by the Delware court. 'Today's news is disappointing to Indivior , given the blief that the company has its intellectual property for Suboxane Film, ' said chief executive Shaun Thaxter. Read More »

Prince's Sister Says His Favorite Color Wasn't Purple After All

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According to Prince's sister, the singer - who wore and surrounded himself with a frankly astounding volume of purple accoutrements - did not consider purple his favourite colour. Prince died on April 21 past year at the age of 57. However, it wasn't long before half-sister Sharon Nelson chimed in to dispute Tyka's claim, and maintain that Prince did, in fact, like purple more than any other color thanks to its royal ties. Read More »

Dads in US Getting Older, Too

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That's every live birth reported by the CDC from 1972 to 2015. The average age of new dads has gotten older in recent decades, a study says, leading to discussions on this trend's social and health impacts. The researchers noted the pattern is not so surprising, as similar numbers have also been seen among women. "Maternal ages at birth have been increasing, too", Eisenberg said. Read More »

Game of Thrones star reveals what Cersei really thought of Daenerys

So while Cersei's single-minded ambitions only drove her to slip further into more traditional villain territory as Game of Thrones progressed, Jaime's struggles pushed him in the opposite direction. When she arrived at the Dragonpit aboard Drogon, it was a jaw-dropping experience for nearly everyone there. With Jaime leaving, Cersei finds herself alone, surrounded by people she can never trust. Read More »

Clinton hosts Overdose and Addiction Awareness Vigil

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The free event will take place from 6 p.m.to dusk at Lowdermilk Park on 1301 Gulf Shore Boulevard North. The data released Wednesday mean on average, 11 Ohioans are dying each day by overdosing on pain pills, heroin, fentanyl or other drugs. Read More »

London cricket stadium evacuated after arrow fired onto field

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The item was brought to the attention of umpires who informed players to leave the field. Middlesex fan Jeremy Lawrence saw players being rushed off the pitch shortly after the arrow landed. He said: "One of them picked up object, which have been shown to be an arrow". "They were definite it was from outside the stand". Mr Lawrence said he thought it looked "like a crossbow arrow" and that nobody was sure where it had come from. Read More »

Holder hails Headingley win as just reward for West Indies

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Moeen was the pick of the bowlers with two wickets, while Broad and Woakes claimed one wicket each. Fellow Test rookies Mark Stoneman and Dawid Malan have also held onto their places after both chipped in with second-innings half-centuries in the five-wicket loss to West Indies at Headingley . Read More »

Root: I won't be scared to keep chasing wins

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Law said of Hope: "I said if he gets one [hundred], he'll get plenty - well he got one and he's got another". The 23-year-old was named man-of-the-match after his unbeaten match-winning 118 followed a maiden test ton of 147 in the first innings as West Indies levelled the series at 1-1. Read More »

Court Fails To Deliver Judgment On Evans Suit

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He promptly responded that "I am guilty" when the charges were read to him. The offences are contrary to sections 411 and 271 (3) Criminal Law Cap C17 Laws of Lagos State 2015. Justice Oshodi ordered that Evans and the five gang members be remanded in Kirikiri Maximum prison, the woman amongst them held in the female wing of the prison. Read More »

10 homes destroyed, hundreds threatened as Ponderosa Fire grows

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Lumpkin Road is closed from Forbestown Road to the town of Feather Falls. Those who may not have transportation have been advised to call the fire line at 538-7826. Evacuations are in progress, Cal Fire says . It was not immediately clear how many homes and other structures were threatened by the wildfire. More than 900 fire crews are now battling the blaze, with firefighters coming from Cal Fire, Butte County Fire Department, South Feather Water and Power, California Highway Patrol, ... Read More »