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N.Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill

Defense Secretary James Mattis said the exercises were planned before the latest escalation of tensions and that the focus of the drills were on integration between the two forces. North Korea recently said it would fire missiles at the American island of Guam but seems to have shelved these plans for now. Military exercises are often a fraught time on the peninsula. Read More »

People Killed in India After Train Derails


A Home Department official said 90 ambulances and four teams of the National Disaster Response Force were engaged in rescue work through the night but many relatives of the dead and injured complained of lack of ambulances to ferry the injured to hospitals. Read More »

North Korea issues new threats after USA confirms nearby military exercises


North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has been briefed on military's plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam as part of an effort to create "enveloping fire" near the United States military hub in the Pacific. Harris also told reporters that a scheduled "operational pause" by the U.S. Navy's fleet worldwide would not affect the military's ability to defend South Korea. Read More »

S.Korea, US begin annual military drills


It has already condemned these drills as pouring "gasoline on fire". But Australia has been playing a minor role in the drills since 2010, according to Marise Payne, Australian Defense Minister, who said the maneuvers, "should not be seen in any way as a provocative exercise". Read More »

24-Year-Old Man Arrested In Killing Of Three Girls


Donelan did say that police believe this incident is confined to this particular home. They were articulated dead by flame division work force. The girls were visiting relatives in Clinton, where they, along with their cousin Nadira Withers, 6, were left in the overnight care of Withers' brother, Antonio Williams, the police department said in a news release. Read More »

China urges halt to US-S.Korea military drills


South Korea and the United States began annual war games today, US Forces Korea said, amid heated warnings by Pyongyang that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region. South Korean media reports have said the USA was considering scrapping a plan to bring in two aircraft carriers to the peninsula. Seoul and Washington have said the largely computer- simulated UFG exercise, which dates back to 1976, will go ahead as planned, but did not comment on whether the drills would be scaled ... Read More »

Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump


In November, after a San Antonio police officer was shot and killed, Trump - then the president-elect - called his relatives the following day. A total of 46 percent of Independent Americans also thought both groups were guilty while 51 percent thought the white nationalists, who originally planned the rally to protest the removal of a statue of Gen. Read More »

9 killed, 10 hurt in Abu Sayyaf attack in Basilan


Uy, through Naval Task Group Basilan and Naval Task Force 61 after carrying out a special intelligence operation. "There was no firefight because his captors abandoned him as troops approached", she said. One of its leaders, Isnilon Hapilon, has been blamed for planning the occupation of a mainly Muslim city in the south. An ongoing siege in the city of Marawi has prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to place the southern third of the Philippines under martial law. Read More »

Man Arrested in Deaths of 3 Young Maryland Girls


The judge ordered Williams to remain in bail without bond, pending a mental competency evaluation. Police have arrested a man in connection to the killing of three young girls who were found in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C . 'We have not determined who the person responsible is yet, ' she said. They were found to have suffered from 'trauma to the body, ' Donelan said. Their mother was also present when they were found, at 7:30 a.m. Read More »

Ryan says Trump "messed up" but opposes censure


Ryan, however, would not go so far as to support a censure of Trump, saying it would be "counter-productive". "I'd like to ask you what concrete steps that you will take to hold the president accountable when his words and executive actions either implicitly or explicitly condone, if not champion, racism and xenophobia", the woman, Dina Feingold, said. Read More »

Penn State picked No. 6 in AP Top 25 poll


I look at it this way. MI ranked No. 11 in the AP Poll. It is by no means permanent and there will always be those who disagree with the local weatherman no matter what the forecast is. Florida State's 2017 schedule features five opponents ranked in the preseason poll, including No. 1 Alabama in the season opener on September 2 at Atlanta's brand-new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Read More »

Trump Goes After Graham and Flake on Twitter


While polls found widespread disgust with white supremacists, a Marist Poll for NPR and PBS found that just 27 percent of adults queried believe Confederate monuments "should be removed because they are offensive". Is Trump trying to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain or make America racist again? Yet he also appeared to be trying to do some subtle clean-up on Wednesday. Read More »

Donald Trump looks directly at solar eclipse without protective glasses


America's 43rd president, George W. Bush, joined his father and the nation's 41st president, George H.W. Bush, and several family members to enjoy the event. At about 48 seconds into the below video, you can hear someone (an aide?) shout "Don't look!" at the president. Heck, even "beleaguered" Attorney General Jeff Sessions got on the protective eyewear bandwagon (alongside Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross)! U.S. Read More »

United States and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises


On Sunday it warned through state newspaper, the Rodong Sinmun , that the joint exercise "is the most explicit expression of hostility against us, and no one can guarantee that the exercise won't evolve into". South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday stressed the need to improve relations between his country and Japan to jointly deal with North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile capabilities, but still noted the need to address their history issues more fairly and squarely. Read More »

Walmart brings Uber grocery deliveries to 2 more markets


Walmart's online grocery delivery expansion will be done through a partnership with Uber. Wal-Mart will now operate its online grocery delivery service in six markets. After the announcement of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods ( WFM - Free Report ) in June, grocers have been working hard to prepare for the potential impact on the supermarket industry. Read More »

Trump Rips Into 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham


You're changing culture". Mr Trump posted on Twitter on Thursday. Mr. Trump also launched a Twitter attack against Merck CEO Ken Frazier, an African-American, who quit the President's advisory council over his response to the Charlottesville violence. Read More »

Teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slender Man attack


However, if the jury finds she was suffering mental illness at the time of the attempted killing Weier will be sectioned for a period of three years in a psychiatric hospital. Her accomplice, Morgan Geyser, is accused of Attempted First Degree Homicide in this case. She also explained her motivation for participating in her classmate's stabbing. Read More »

Box Office Report: 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' Tops a Slow Weekend


Critics were not impressed with "The Hitman's Bodyguard ", but audiences clearly were. On the other hand " Logan Lucky " earned quantifiably less than the former because it only earned $525,000. According to PostTrak's statistics, " Hitman's Bodyguard " immediately spread the vibes to 42 percent of the people saying that the film is excellent. Read More »

Mira-Bhayander civic polls see lotus bloom


In the municipal elections in nine other cities in February 2017 also, the BJP was the single largest party in Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Amravati, Akola, Solapur and Ulhasnagar. Shiv Sena rules the Mumbai and Thane corporations while Congress has the upper hand in Bhiwandi-Nizampur civic body, the NCP rules the Navi Mumbai Corporation. Read More »

Rescue Efforts Continue for Helicopter Crew in Hawaii


Abigail Milam of Kentucky and Sgt. Michael Nelson of Tennessee. "A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely hard given the depth of its impact", Rear Adm. "Even as we grieve, we have a mission to do", Cavoli added. The army is bringing in more reinforcements. A Coast Guard safety zone remains in place covering a 5-mile radius in that area. Read More »

Divorce for wife who hated life without lavatory


A World Health Organization (WHO) report said that more than half a billion people in India still "continue to defecate in gutters, behind bushes, or in open water bodies, with no dignity or privacy", the BBC stated in 2014 . In India, divorces are only allowed in certain cases - such as marriages where there is proven domestic violence or cruelty. Some 70 per cent of Indian households do not have toilets, although 90 percent have access to mobile phones. Read More »

South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises are held annually, with North Korea saying the drills are nothing but preparation for war. Trump's comments came a day after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that Washington and its allies " now possess the most precise, rehearsed and robust defensive and offensive capabilities on Earth ". Read More »

Magnitude of 3.6 natural disaster hits Italian island


Italy's national volcanology institute said the temblor, at the peak of tourist season, struck just before 9 p.m. local time, just as many people were having dinner, cutting electricity and sending panicked residents and tourists into the streets. Read More »

Buhari to work from home for now - Presidency

Addressing State House correspondents, presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina , debunked insinuations that Buhari's return was prompted by Friday's protest in London. President from the nooks and crannies of Nigeria represent a spontaneous testimony that the support base of Mr. President has expanded across every zone. Read More »