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North Korea fires short-range missiles: USA military

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South Korea's presidential office says North Korea has likely tested its 300-millimeter artillery rocket system in the latest launch detected off its eastern coast. "[He posts] weird articles of his ego-driven thoughts in [sic] his Twitter" and "spouts rubbish to make his assistants have a hard time", wrote the Korean Central News Agency, the state news arm of North Korea . Read More »

North Korea launches 3 short-range ballistic missiles into sea

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In the latest launch, the U.S. Pacific Command says two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately. Their biggest achievements were North Korea's successful launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in July proving they could reach the continental United States . Read More »

North Korea fires several missiles into sea

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South Korean and USA troops are now taking part in joint military drills, that involve computer simulations of war to test preparedness - the north routinely describes these as preparation for invasion. The launches are believed to be North Korea's first test since the Fourth of July when it fired its first intercontinental ballistic test into the sea near Japan. Read More »

Scores treated after 'chemical mist' hits British beach

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On the South coast of the United Kingdom rescuers evacuated people from the beach Birling Gap (Sussex County) because of the "chemical haze". An unknown haze coming in from the sea has led to the evacuation of a beach on the southern coast of England . Read More »

For one night only: Hillary Clinton to come to Milwaukee

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Tickets are already for sale, and can be found online here . The book tour is scheduled to swing by UC Davis on October 9. On Nov. 9, exactly one year after she gave her concession speech to President Donald Trump, she will be in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Read More »

PM Modi congratulates Manohar Parrikar on bypoll win

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Counting of votes in four assembly constituencies - Bawana in Delhi, Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh, Valpoi and Panaji in Goa got underway on Monday morning. "It's a repeat of the 2012 Assembly elections ", Mr Parrikar said soon after the result was declared. Sitting BJP MLA Sidarth Kuncolienkar resigned from the Panaji seat, enabling Parrikar to contest for the state capital constituency. Read More »

United States media giant CBS to buy Australia's Ten Network

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United States television network CBS has agreed to purchase Australian tv station Channel 10 today, with the deal set to also allow the company to bring their own Streaming Video on Demand service All Access, to Australia . CBS, which is the home of America's version of 60 Minutes and The Big Bang Theory , as well as the gripping real-life crime show 48 Hours , was already a key content provider to Ten and indicated early on that it would step in to save the ailing station. Read More »

Guatemala court blocks expulsion of United Nations anti-graft chief

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Two days after prosecutors announced they would seek to lift Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales' immunity, he ordered the expulsion of the head of a highly praised U.N. The statement called for Ivan Velasquez to be treated with the respect he deserves and praised his work in "strengthening justice sector institutions in Guatemala, helping to ensure justice was done in numerous cases". Read More »

No, We're Definitely Not Paying For Your Border Wall

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As the Washington Post reported Monday, Mexico provided significant aid to the U.S.in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Mexico´s Foreign Ministry issued a press release that didn't leave any question about the country's response. Read More »

Mexico, Canada being 'very difficult' with NAFTA renegotiations

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Speaking at a campaign rally last week in Arizona, the president said he didn't believe the USA could reach an agreement to renegotiate the trilateral trade deal. Griffith said that Peña Nieto is unequivocal "publicly", although Camerota had quoted him during a private conversation that was later released, that Mexico will "want to continue to have trade with these United States, and to bring their products north". Read More »

Sharad receives a formal letter indicating his expulsion from JD(U)

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The "Desh Bachao, BJP Bhagao" rally organised by RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav was also attended by JD (U ) rebel Sharad Yadav , TMC leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and SP leader Akhilesh Yadav and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. Read More »

PV Sindhu wins second game

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On Sindhu's fourth game-point, she won after a rally lasting 73 shots. Which is why, the Return of the Nehwal to a final four finish at the World championship is Saina's personal triumph. She settled for silver this time. Saina took Okuhara out with a handsome misleading shot to race to an 8-2 lead. Both the shuttlers played their heart out in the middle and exhibited some extraordinary skills of the game on the court. Read More »

Civilians trapped as violence scorches Myanmar's Rakhine State

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Pope Francis recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The victims had allegedly been shot dead by Rohingya militants on Saturday evening as they tried to flee to Maungdaw, a relative who lived in the town told AFP . Read More »

This Dog Needs No Man, Steals Dog Food To Outlast Hurricane Harvey

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She shared it on social media with #refugee in the caption. "Dogs name is Otis". The man discovered the dog ran away when he came to check it on Friday. Tiele Dockens took a picture of Otis and put it on Facebook. The dog's story has become viral online with Twitter users praising Otis. It's not clear where he found the food, but the good news is Otis made his way back home... Read More »

Actor and guru Gurmeet convicted in rape case

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India has many gurus who say they have mystical powers, but Singh has been linked to controversy. Clashes also spread to the town of Sirsa, where Singh's sect has its headquarters. It has also taken up social causes such as organizing the weddings of poor couples. The guru , considered one of the most powerful men in India, runs the 69-year-old sect from its ashram headquarters on a sprawling, 1,000-acre Haryana property that boasts its own hotel, cinema, cricket stadium and schools. Read More »

Lebanese soldiers in Islamic State captivity most likely dead

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The aim of negotiation is to force IS to withdraw from the border areas and determine the fate of the Lebanese soldiers who were kidnapped by the militants in Arsal battles three years ago, he said. Northeastern Lebanon was the scene of one of the worst spillovers of Syria's war into Lebanon in 2014, when Daesh and Nusra Front militants attacked the town of Arsal. Read More »

Rex Tillerson Won't Say If Trump 'Speaks For American Values'

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Trump's response earned a condemnation from almost everyone who is not an outright white supremacist , including the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which stated that Trump's refusal to lay the blame exclusively at the feet of the self-identified white nationalists was a "failure at the highest political level". Read More »

German woman dies, raises death toll to 16 in Spain attacks

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Barcelona police said some 500,000 people were at the march. Numerous people held placards reading "We are not afraid". As reported by the Metro, police had said half a million people were in the streets carrying banners with the words " no tinc por ", which means "I am not afraid" in English, including a street-wide banner at the head of the march. Read More »

Western Mass. Red Cross helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey

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More volunteers will be sent out to Texas next week between Tuesday and Thursday after officials have assessed exactly how many more volunteers will be needed there. "Each of the volunteers have different skill sets", Tobin said, adding there are mental health professionals, logistics people and those specializing in mass food preparation. Read More »

United Kingdom opposition to offer soft Brexit

British officials say they can not make headway on those areas without looking at future ties, arguing that what happens at the border with Northern Ireland depends largely on what kind of customs arrangement is agreed with the European Union. Read More »

Somalia notes 'civilian casualties' in raid

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Al-Shabab, which has become the deadliest armed group in Africa, continues to hold vast areas of rural Somalia after being chased out of major cities in recent years by the multinational African Union force and Somali troops. The raid which was targeting a suspected terrorist stronghold of the al-Qaeda linked Harakat al-Shabaab terror group near the farming town of Bariire in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia resulted in at least 10 suspected al-Shabaab casualties with an unknown number ... Read More »

'Triple talaq' banned in India

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Victims of the practice known as " triple talaq ", whereby Muslim men can divorce their wives by reciting the word talaq (divorce) three times, had approached the Supreme Court to ask for a ban. He said that Islam can not have any room to dictate to any person and the Quran says that killing an innocent person was like killing the entire humanity. Read More »

A Government Shutdown Is A Stupid Strategy For Political Gain

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There has to be a breaking point, and Trump may have unwittingly revealed it last night at his 2020 campaign rally. That the president is doing campaign rallies rather than focusing on governing is another sign of his growing weakness. "It's our job to inform Congress of the debt ceiling and it's their job to raise it, and Congress and the previous administration have obligated trillions in spending and we need to make sure we pay our debts", she said. Read More »

Sebastian Gorka Quits White House Post With Angry Salvo At Enemies

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Despite his feelings toward others in the administration, Gorka ended his resignation letter by making it clear that he believes Trump will come out on the right side of history. As Hurricane Harvey raced toward Texas on Friday evening, the White House was racing to release their own set of headlines that ended up partially overshadowing Friday night's storm coverage. Read More »

Gorka Out at Trump White House

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During his stint in the White House , Gorka focused mostly on national security policy including rising fundamentalism in the Middle East and and combating China's economic warfare. When Bannon quit last week, Gorka was left isolated. A former editor for Steve Bannon's Breitbart blog, Gorka was an odd presence at the White House . Read More »

White House: HBCU conference scheduled for September is on

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However, he told the financial publication that President Trump and the "administration can and must do better in consistently and unequivocally condemning" hate groups. But the real work went on beneath the building's floors and in its walls, as the ailing HVAC system was replaced, the heating system upgraded and IT infrastructure given a boost. Read More »

Donald Trump : Us president bans transgender military recruits

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The memorandum calls on Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and homeland security chiefs to submit an implementation plan by mid-February, and granted Mattis broad discretion what to do about now serving transgender personnel. The directive reinstates the ban on military service for transgender individuals. Among those who have cheered Trump's tweet was Elaine Donnelly, president of the Centre for Military Readiness, who said he was halting "a massive social experiment". Read More »

Caught on cam: Cheerleaders forced into splits

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A video showing high school cheerleaders screaming in pain while being pushed into splits during practice has led to Denver police opening an investigation. The cheer coach told KUSA he had, "seen one video not the others and he learned this technique growing up". "Around the hip joint there are muscles, tendons and ligaments that hold that ball and socket into place", Dr. Read More »

JK Policeman killed,5 security personnel injured in militant attack in Pulwama

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Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) has claimed the responsibility for carrying out the attack. The first attack was launched on a residential building which was immediately cordoned off. "It is a fidayeen (suicide) attack", he said. As the operation began, security forces rescued almost two dozen families staying there to avoid any hostage situation. Read More »