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China opposes USA move to send its warship in South China Sea


She also said that China already lodged a protest to the USA government. South Korea's new ambassador to China said Tuesday conflict between the two countries over Seoul's deployment of a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery from the US "cannot continue this way". Read More »

Trump to visit United Kingdom on 'working visit' in early 2018

The Standard also reported that US and British officials are expected to plan for a full state visit for Trump sometime in the future. He is due to make a "working visit" which wouldn't feature the pageantry, or a stay with the Queen, that a state visit would include. Read More »

South Korea Developing 'Blackout Bombs' To Kill North Korea's Grids


The information, that included wartime contingency plans drawn up by the US and South Korea, was from the country's defence ministry, according to Rhee Cheol-hee, a South Korean lawmaker. Pyongyang has denied that it was behind the latest cyber attack, criticizing Seoul for "fabricating" the claims. South Korean officials in May initially accused the communist dictatorship of breaking into its secure networks, Yonhap reported . Read More »

Arrest Warrant Issued For Black Man Beaten By White Supremacists

A warrant has been issued for Deandre Shakur Harris in relation to an assault that occurred near the Market Street Parking Garage during the chaos caused by the violent white nationalist Unite the Right rally on August 12. In one of the many fights that broke out, videos and photo tweets posted by journalists showed white supremacist marchers beating Harris with signs and poles. Read More »

Stephen Paddock shot security guard before firing on Las Vegas concert


He told reporters Monday that Paddock shot Campos at 9:59 p.m. local time on October 1, roughly six minutes before turning his gun on the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest music festival. The sound echoed in his window, he said. "Like everyone, I'm struggling to understand what happened that night", Aldean said. Sherriff Lombardo has said previously it is possible that Paddock had planned to escape. Read More »

After 'Moron' Report, Trump Suggests He Has a Higher IQ Than Tillerson


Although he still claims it's likely 'fake news , ' he has left the possibility open that Tillerson actually did use such words to describe him. "He was wasting his time", Trump said . Asked about Trump's own rhetoric, Tillerson said the entire situation was "overheated". Tillerson, Corker said, "is in a very frustrating place" where "he ends up not being supported in a way I hope a secretary of state would be supported". Read More »

Accountability court grants bail to Sharif's daughter


Maryam Nawaz appeared in the Islamabad court on Monday morning, while her husband who arrived in the country earlier in the day, reached the court later. Maryam criticised the arrest of her husband and said he was taken into custody despite the fact that he had come back to face the case. The NAB is sending its team in pursuance of the letters it had written to the United Kingdom authorities in connection with the mutual legal agreement, the Dawn quoted official sources, as saying. Read More »

'Fed up' Boris Johnson denies he'd cling to cabinet role

While professing loyalty, his interventions were seen as undercutting May and causing unnecessary unrest ahead of the party's conference last week that culminated in a disastrous speech by May, marred by a coughing fit and letters falling off the slogan on the set behind her. Read More »

Dangerous Wildfires Spread In Northern & Southern California


With attention - and resources - focused on the explosive growth and sheer scale of wildfires burning through Northern California's wine country this week, crews to the south on Monday were busy battling an erratic, destructive and wind-whipped fire of their own. Read More »

'Self-serving noise.' Read Melania Trump's response slamming Ivana Trump's 'First Lady' claim


They joined Mr Trump at the White House in June, and Barron started at a private school in Maryland. "One is nobody and the other one is first lady", Ivana Trump said of Trump's wives that followed her. She has mentioned glowingly about her marriage to President Donald Trump , she also mentioned her prominent role at the Trump Organization. Ivana Trump has since been married and divorced twice, and now maintains a jet-setting, globetrotting lifestyle. Read More »

USA approves $15 billion worth THAAD missiles sale to Saudi Arabia


The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Defense signed contracts for the S-400 air defence system, the Kornet-EM system, the TOS-1A, the AGS-30, and the Kalashnikov AK-103. "THAAD's exo-atmospheric, hit-to-kill capability will add an upper-tier to Saudi Arabia's layered missile defence architecture". "This visit is the beginning of strategic cooperation", al Harithi said. Read More »

VP Pence exits game after anthem protest


It was not the first time Pence found himself caught in the middle of a show of defiance at an entertainment venue. "As NFL players, we have a platform", they said . The vice president rose to his feet for the national anthem , but after seeing members of the 49ers team take a knee he walked out of the stadium. Read More »

Israel refuses to let Hamas leaders join Egypt talks


While this provoked Hamas' condemnation, it did not affect reconciliation for now. Other commentators said Hamas has fooled Fatah and Egypt. The Fatah-Hamas reconciliation efforts have enraged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who stressed that the regime would not accept "imaginary appeasement where the Palestinian side is reconciling at the expense of our existence". Read More »

Pruitt: Plan to kill rule coming tomorrow


But the the CPP, which stipulated that power companies had until 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions by 32 percent relative to 2005 levels, never really got a chance to have an impact. However, the Clean Power Plan has essentially been on hold since February 2016, when the US Supreme Court halted its implementation until courts could decide whether it was legally valid. Read More »

Pressure mounts on Catalan separatists after unity rallies


And Sunday's mass demonstration by pro-unity Catalans, under the slogan of "Let's recover our common sense!" will put further pressure on Puigdemont. Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who has yet to decide whether to declare independence in defiance of Spanish authorities, is set to address the regional parliament on Tuesday evening. Read More »

How Dianne Feinstein's re-election bid encapsulates the divide within the Democratic Party


As the Associated Press notes , Feinstein is now the oldest US Senator, at age 84, and she will be turning 85 in June, but she shows no signs of wanting to slow down or kick back and retire. She said the change in gun laws must be permanent and codified by Congress, not addressed through regulations only. The devices were found on several of the weapons in the assailant's Las Vegas hotel room. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: The Padosis have arrived to 'Bajane bara' on


Zubair has been hospitalised after facing some home truths by Salman for his derogatory behaviour in the first week of the show. Now post his eviction Zubair Khan reportedly filed a complaint and FIR against the actor turn host Salman Khan in Mumbai at the Antop Hill Police Station. Read More »

Search Continues For Missing 3-Year-Old Richardson Girl


According to KING 5 , Matthews told police that he took his three-year-old daughter outside at 3 in the morning and told her to stand near a large tree in their back yard. However, her parents did not report her missing until 8 a.m., police said . "The family has had contact with CPS previously, however details are confidential", Gonzales said. Read More »

Where is the ball? UK and EU exchange volleys over Brexit


And Ingo Kramer, president of the Confederation of German employers' associations (BDA), told the same newspaper that "the cohesion of the remaining 27 European Union member states has the highest priority". As a fifth round of talks was opening in the Belgian capital, Theresa May called for "flexibility" on both sides so they can move forward to the second phase - including a free trade deal. Read More »

California governor declares state of emergency in 3 fire-scarred counties


Jerry Brown on Monday declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Yuba counties . "The fire is not contained - no area has been determined clear and safe at this point", city officials said . The fire was reported at about 3 a.m. and closed Highway 37 in both directions, according to the CHP. Residents and businesses should evacuate immediately in the areas of Cross Creek Road, Sky Farm Drive, Saint Andrews Drive, all residences north Fountaingrove Parkway and Montecito Heights. Read More »

Harvey Weinstein sacked after sexual harassment claims


But the company's board of directors - which includes Weinstein's brother Bob - decided that was not enough. These allegations span numerous decades and Weinstein was so powerful and influential that in many cases the assaults were covered up and never reported on. Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter May Have Originally Wanted to Attack Chicago's Lollapalooza


TMZ reports that Haddock booked rooms in a hotel overlooking Chicago's massive Lollapalooza festival in August. Stephen Paddock slaughtered 58 people using a stockpile of weapons. This is what we know so far about the night of the tragedy and the events leading up to it, according to a timeline from ABC News and a variety of other news sources. Read More »

Italian Legend Andrea Pirlo To Retire At The End Of The Year

It's not that you can go on forever until the age of 50. I will do something else. "I do not know what I will do". You realize that the time has come . If they call you immediately to [coach] a first team, it's hard to refuse. Conte will now hope that he can prove himself once more this season, as he looks to retain the Premier League title with the Blues. Read More »

Hurricane Nate: New Orleans, stay indoors, officials warn

It could bring unsafe wind gusts and a high storm surge from Louisiana to the Florida panhandle. Nate is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge flooding near and east of where its center makes landfall. Two people have already died in Nicaragua due to the storm, and three others were swept away by flash floods, the Associated Press said. He also had declared a state of emergency. Read More »

Catalan Independence: Spain May Use Constitution to Block Referendum


Mr Vargas Llosa is also among 60 Spain-based intellectuals and academics who have signed an open letter asking the global community not to support the idea of external mediation as a solution to the crisis in Catalonia. (Prime Minister Mariano) Rajoy is anything but a leader. There is speculation that the parliament will declare independence unilaterally at its next sitting. Read More »