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North Korea blasts U.S. decision to ban American travel to country

North Korea is now holding two Korean-American academics and a missionary in addition to a Canadian pastor and three South Korean nationals who were doing missionary work. The North claimed that a sovereign state has a right to punish criminals under the law, defending itself against the angry reaction from the U.S. following Warmbier's death. Read More »

Russian Federation hits back at new United States claims over Balkans


Montenegro, a former Yugoslav republic with a population of 680,000 and an army of 2,000, became NATO's 29th member in June, eight months after Podgorica accused Russian spies of orchestrating an attempted coup to derail the accession. "Is it Moscow or Washington?" Pence , who was in Montenegro this week for the Adriatic Charter Summit, accused Russian Federation of attempting to "redraw worldwide borders by force" and of trying to "destabilize the Western Balkans". Read More »

Three dead following plane crash at Swiss summer camp


The four-seat Piper aircraft was on its second flight of the day and under the control of an experienced pilot when it crashed in the Diavolezza region around 10 minutes after take-off. Yves Burkhardt, an official with the Aero-Club de Suisse club that is affiliated with the ProAero aviation camp, said: "We are all in shock". Yves Burkhardt told reporters: 'When I heard about the awful accident this morning my world was shattered'. Read More »

Venezuela reinstates opposition leader Ledezma's house arrest


The opposition boycotted Sunday's election of the Constituent Assembly, arguing that the rules were rigged to benefit the government, and almost all the candidates were supporters of Maduro's administration. Although brushed off by Maduro as part of a plot by "the global enemy", that gave grounds for Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega to order an investigation. Read More »

Man Survives Brutal Bear Attack After Teasing It With Food


The incident occurred in the Luang Pu Lamai Monastery in Phetchabun province, Thailand. Aggravated, the 6-year-old female bear stood up on its hind legs, took hold of the man's wrist and dragged him into the enclosure. Khon Khao Koo Pai rescue service's Bpae Permpoonsap said Mr Promratee was "lucky to survive" but was able to talk after losing consciousness. A recent report by Khaosod said that the bear was shifted from the monastery to a government wildlife center after the attack and ... Read More »

TS TET 2017 Result Declared, Website Slows Down


The validity of TSTET 2017 score is for 7 years. Paper 1 was held for those candidates who aimed to become I to V standard teachers, whereas the candidates who wanted to become teachers for VI to VIII standards came under Paper 2. Recently. Initial Answer Keys were published on July 24th, And objections are submitted still July 27th @ 5 Pm. Final answer key for the exam was released on 29 July 2017. Read More »

Scaramucci Bails On Planned Online Event

Post-Scaramucci White House, why Trump is fighting Republicans - Anthony Scaramucci was White House Communications Director also known as "The Mooch". The audio recording of Anthony Scaramucci's infamous interview with The New Yorker was just released. While Scaramucci's behavior and language were shocking to many, even by Trump's standards, Lizza believes that his appointment followed a familiar pattern. Read More »

2 fall into Amboli valley, video goes viral


As of Thursday, the police have been unable to recover the bodies. Both of them were apparently trying to perform unsafe stunts after entering the danger zone. In July 2016, a youth died by falling into the valley at Amboli Ghat. The cops, meanwhile, intend to question the person who recorded the video as he could have possibly tried to stop them from crossing over the fence. Read More »

Sanctuary City Crackdown Puts Stockton Police Funding on the Line

On Thursday , the DOJ sent a letter to four jurisdictions that have expressed an interest in the department's Public Safety Partnership (PSP) program - San Bernardino and Stockton in California; Albuquerque, New Mexico and Baltimore, Maryland - asking the quartet to demonstrate how it intends providing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and immigration authorities access to immigrants in their custody. Read More »

AU deploys election observers to Kenya ahead of polls


Kenya's election in 2007 was marked by post election violence that led to 1,300 loss of lives and about 600,000 internally displaced people. The Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet announced the arrangement in a statement on Monday evening after a request by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Read More »

Navy Suspends Search for Overboard Sailor in South China Sea


The marine was reported to have gone overboard from the destroyer USS Stethem around 9am on Tuesday, according to the US Navy's Pacific Fleet. An investigation is now underway. Friday Japan time. "After an extensive search, with help from the JMSDF and PLA (N), we were unable to locate our Sailor", said Capt. Jeffrey Bennett, commander, Destroyer Squadron 15. Read More »

NY Jets owner confirmed as United Kingdom ambassador


Mr Trump tipped the tycoon for the job when he said Mr Johnson was "going to St James's" during a lunch in January. Mr Johnson replaces Matthew Barzun, an appointment from the previous Obama administration. According to financial news site Bloomberg, Mr Johnson has a net worth of 4.2 billion dollars (£3.2 billion) and bought the Jets for 635 million dollars (£483 million) in 2000. Read More »

S. Korea to ramp up diplomacy on NK issue at ASEAN meetings


USA credibility is also at stake, a diplomat based in Washington told The Straits Times on condition of anonymity. A war with North Korea would be catastrophic. Tillerson added that the USA hopes that "at some point", North Korea will understand and sit down for a dialogue. 'Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet they do NOTHING for us with North Korea , just talk. Read More »

Pujara's 89 guides India to 238-3 at tea

Pujara was batting against Sri Lanka in first innings of the second test match against Sri Lanka , being played in Colombo . By the time Rahane perished to debutant left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara for a brilliant 132, a well-set Ashwin was already making his moves. Read More »

Georgian soldier killed, 2 Americans wounded in latest Afghan attack


TBILISI, DFWatch-A Georgian soldier has died in Afghanistan while out on patrol near Bagram Airbase, 60km north of Kabul. Now, both the U.S. personnel are recovering from their wounds at a medical facility of the coalition forces, while the chopper has put under investigation, to find out what led the aircraft to crash land during an ongoing mission. Read More »

Syrian militants, refugees arrive in Syria rebel zone from Lebanon


The large number of Syrians who chose to return home shows that some refugees prefer to head back to their war-torn country rather than stay in tent settlements in Lebanon. As each convoy reached its destination, the group - once known as al-Nusra Front and later as Fateh al-Sham Front - released one Hizballah fighter, the Lebanese movement's War Media said. Read More »

Prince Henrik of Denmark refuses to be buried next to his wife


Long vocal about his frustration over being relegated to a supporting role, the 83-year-old prince said he was not on equal footing with his wife in life, and therefore did not want to be so in death. But, the Danish royal, who has been married to Queen Margarethe II for 50 years, had to be satisfied with being just the prince consort. The prince is yet to announce where he would like to be buried. Read More »

Ángel Nieto has died


Despite retiring from racing himself in 1984, Nieto has remained a very regular figure in the MotoGP paddock, Nieto helped his son Pablo and newphew Fonsi form careers of their own whilst also helping run his own team, as well as commentating on Spanish television. Read More »

Sean Spicer - sadly - says 'no' to 'Dancing With the Stars'


Spicer will have an "overwhelming number of commitments in the Fall", the source told TMZ . Too bad, but at least it spares America from the image of Spicey in Spandex and sequins. Now aides who once reported to Spicer are "not sure what he's doing all day", Politico reported Thursday. The George Foster Peabody Awards program is named after American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody and honors the most powerful stories in TV, radio, and online media, according to the ... Read More »

NFU President Says Congress Needs To Fix The Affordable Care Act


This vote to proceed without a transparent path forward underscores a process that has, from the beginning, been politics and policymaking at their worst. Next, we need to ensure coverage for those who truly can't afford insurance by preserving Medicaid. Affordable to whom, the treasury or the patients or both? The fact that we are both alive today is entirely thanks to President Obama. Read More »

Justice Dept. says feds will deny grants to sanctuary cities


In Baltimore, police do not enforce immigration laws, and arrestees are taken to a jail run by the state, said Anthony McCarthy, a spokesman for Mayor Catherine Pugh. "The Department is reviewing your jurisdiction's commitment to reducing violent crime stemming from illegal immigration", Mr. Hanson wrote. In the four letters, the Justice Department asked the prospective cities' police departments to show proof of their compliance by August 18. Read More »