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American general: Attack on Japan, attack in US American general: Attack on Japan, attack in US
- August 21, 2017

The war of words between the heads of the USA and North Korea is now raising geopolitical tension and also impacting the South Asian market outlook. Pyongyang has said it was considering plans to fire missiles toward the U.S. U.S. -Chinese communications are especially crucial as "the region and world are facing the dangers of a nuclear-armed North Korea", according to a Joint Staff press release. (more...)
Trump slams GOP senators, laments loss of statues' 'beauty' in cities Trump slams GOP senators, laments loss of statues' 'beauty' in cities
- August 21, 2017

And the network news said the resolution claims Trump has "surrounded himself with" senior advisers and spokespeople "who have long histories of promoting white nationalist, alt-right, racist and anti-Semitic principles and policies". "Condolences to the family of the young woman killed today, and best regards to all of those injured, in Charlottesville, Virginia", he wrote . And Flake has been increasingly critical of Trump in recent weeks. (more...)
Carson calls Trump's response to Charlottesville 'hurtful'
- August 21, 2017

Signer's statement comes almost a week after white supremacists descended on the city in Virginia for a rally and clashed with counter protesters. 'The governor hopes the court will rule in the city's favor soon and encourages Mayor Signer to focus on that important litigation rather than a redundant emergency session, ' Mr Coy said. (more...)
Man critical after being hit by train in Pietermaritzburg Man critical after being hit by train in Pietermaritzburg
- August 21, 2017

Nine were injured and received treatment at the scene before being transported to hospital. The driver of the taxi was assessed and found to have escaped injury. The details surrounding the incident were not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations, Meiring said. "Numerous people were ejected from the vehicle‚" he said. (more...)
What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is so unusual
- August 21, 2017

It will only be seen along the so-called path of totality , which is a narrow band from OR to SC. SC cities such as Clemson, Columbia, Santee and Monck's Corner are included in the list of total eclipse locations. A partial eclipse will be visible along the periphery. It is not every day, or every year or decade for that matter, we can see a near total eclipse as the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun. (more...)
7 things you need to know about Monday's Solar Eclipse 7 things you need to know about Monday's Solar Eclipse
- August 21, 2017

According to Morehead's calculations, the eclipse that occurs in 2024 will come up from the south from Mexico and continue north. The first is the "Annular Eclipse ", in which the moon appears in the center of the sun, but it doesn't completely cover it. (more...)
Trump administration disbands climate change advisory committee Trump administration disbands climate change advisory committee
- August 21, 2017

The administration of President Donald Trump has chose to disband a federal advisory panel on climate change - in a further sign of the White House's view on environmental policy. Seattle mayor Ed Murray told the Post that the move represented "an example of the president not leading, and the president stepping away from reality", adding that when it comes to climate change, Trump "has left us all individually to figure it out". (more...)
Iran protects nuclear deal from being torn up by US Iran protects nuclear deal from being torn up by US
- August 21, 2017

Last week, Rouhani had threatened to pull Iran out of the deal if the U.S. continued to apply new sanctions. US President Donald Trump repeatedly threatened to tear up the deal during his election campaign, and it has come under mounting pressure after Tehran carried out missile tests and Washington imposed new sanctions - with each accusing the other of violating the spirit of the agreement. (more...)
South Korean President Claims Veto Power Over Any Military Action on Peninsula South Korean President Claims Veto Power Over Any Military Action on Peninsula
- August 21, 2017

President Moon held out the prospect of a joint investigation into the suffering of forced labourers under Japanese colonial rule as he marked the 72nd anniversary of the peninsula's liberation from Japanese control. A notice put out by Guam's Joint Information Center Saturday warned residents how to prepare "for an imminent missile threat". Mr Trump wrote: "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" He said: "I can confidently say there will not be a war again on ... (more...)
Korea renews demand USA scrap policy of hostility Korea renews demand USA scrap policy of hostility
- August 21, 2017

North Korea has claimed that its nuclear weapons will pose a threat only to the United States, and not the rest of the world. As North Korean propaganda dominates outsiders' perception of its citizens' lives, Thae, who was the country's deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom before defecting past year, provided a glimpse into a heavily policed but ultimately fragile system. (more...)
1 dead, 2 injured in domestic incident at UNC's family housing community 1 dead, 2 injured in domestic incident at UNC's family housing community
- August 21, 2017

The parents were transported for medical treatment and a suspect is also receiving medical treatment. Two other residents of Baity Hill were injured in the incident, UNC officials said. A UNC Police homicide investigation is ongoing. No other information was released. According to a statement released by the University, the incident occurred around 12:10 Sunday morning at the Baity Hill family housing community. (more...)
North Korea 12 months away from mastering rocket re-entry
- August 21, 2017

Washington has warned it is ready to use force if needed to stop North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs but that it prefers global diplomatic action. 'I've heard folks talking about that we're on the cusp of a nuclear war. Marines of South Korea, right and the U.S aim their weapons near amphibious assault vehicles during the U.S. (more...)
Massive protest forces Boston 'free speech rally' to be cut short Massive protest forces Boston 'free speech rally' to be cut short
- August 21, 2017

Others carried a large banner that read: "SMASH WHITE SUPREMACY". Though the free speech rally was granted a permit, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said: "Make no mistake: we do not welcome any hate groups to Boston and we reject their message". (more...)
Alert at Border Between Egypt, Gaza after ISIS Attack on Qassam Alert at Border Between Egypt, Gaza after ISIS Attack on Qassam
- August 21, 2017

The attacker was a member of a group affiliated with the Islamic State group, this according to Gaza authorities. A Palestinian from Rafah, Mustafa Kalab , conducted a suicide attack against Hamas operatives August 17, killing an officer in the elite Nuhbah unit of Hamas' military wing and wounding five others. (more...)
Things To Help You Prepare For The Eclipse Things To Help You Prepare For The Eclipse
- August 21, 2017

Fortunately, the Scottsbluff/Gering area is in the 70-mile-wide shadow path of the eclipse, known as the " path of totality ", which will traverse the country diagonally, appearing first in OR (mid-morning local time ) and exiting some 2,500 miles east off the coast of SC (mid-afternoon local time ) passing through portions of 14 states. (more...)
Solar eclipse watchers causing traffic nightmare in Oregon Solar eclipse watchers causing traffic nightmare in Oregon
- August 21, 2017

Check out Pinterest for tons of sun and moon-themed ideas. Totality will cross the U.S. from west to east, beginning at Lincoln Beach, Oregon, where totality will occur at 10:16 a.m. A few tips to ensure safe viewing of the eclipse follow at the end of the article. That was the country's last coast-to-coast total eclipse . One place that will be hosting a watch party Monday is the Vineland Public Library. (more...)
Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin 'proud' school canceled white nationalist rally Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin 'proud' school canceled white nationalist rally
- August 21, 2017

Sumlin said he is very "proud" of the school's decision. But leadership like that, you know, that's when leadership comes to the front, and our leadership did that. "It's big. It's big for the players, it's big for our coaching staff - it's big for everybody". In an interview with The Washington Post, Wiginton denied that the headline was a reference to the violence that occurred when white nationalists clashed with counterprotesters in Charlottesville on August 12. (more...)
Japan puts third GPS satellite into orbit Japan puts third GPS satellite into orbit
- August 21, 2017

The rocket was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, western Japan, at 02:29 pm (05:29 GMT), according to Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Once on August 11, the launch was postponed for the next day due to unfavourable weather conditions. The final satellite is expected to be launched in October. (more...)
"Road Rage" Confrontation At Williams Lake McDonalds Leads To Arrest
- August 21, 2017

Police arrested the two quarreling men upon arrival. The pair was arrested and police searched their vehicles for the weapon. After the arrests, police searched one of the male's vehicles and found a trace amount of marijuana, as well as almost $20,000 in cash. (more...)
Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans
- August 21, 2017

What I'm saying is this - you had a group on one side, and you had a group on the other, and they came at each other with clubs and it was vicious and it was awful and it was a terrible thing to watch. "She will be long remembered by all!" CNN has asked the White House since Saturday whether Trump planned to speak with Heyer's family. "Your words are dividing Americans, not healing them", Graham said in a statement. (more...)
Why can't Trump denounce white terrorists as he does ISIS terrorists? Why can't Trump denounce white terrorists as he does ISIS terrorists?
- August 21, 2017

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, who last week criticized the white nationalists' "evil, sinful, disgusting behavior", said unequivocally on Sunday that the faith community stood by Trump . "It is a leader's role, in business or government, to bring people together, not tear them apart". Candlelight march on UVA Campus, to retrace and undo the white supremacist march. (more...)
Barcelona imam also may be tied to 2004 Madrid train attacks Barcelona imam also may be tied to 2004 Madrid train attacks
- August 21, 2017

Ms Abouyaaquob said the family believed a local imam, whose flat in Ripoll was searched by police on Saturday, had radicalized the youngsters. I think the problem is what they are told, what they are taught. Catalan police said they believed the group had been preparing to use the explosives, either against one target or in multiple coordinated attacks. Police killed and identified five terrorist cell members and detained four suspects believed to be behind the attacks. (more...)
Colorado man stabbed for having Nazi haircut Colorado man stabbed for having Nazi haircut
- August 21, 2017

Sooooooo apparently I look like a neo-nazi and got stabbed for it ... luckily I put my hands up to stop it so he only... "I threw my hands up out of natural reflex and then I kind of dived back in my vehicle as the suspect took off running". (more...)
Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response
- August 21, 2017

Trump's remarks, is frustrated, according to people inside the White House". " Donald Trump's campaign message was that he would make America great again, and that there would be so much 'winning.' If America cares about being great, why has it fought so hard to keep monuments to the Confederate losers and enslavers?" Heather Heyer is the woman who was murdered on Saturday by an alleged Nazi sympathizer who drove his auto through a crowd of people gathered to protest white supremacy. (more...)
Australia Unveils Safety Plan against Vehicle Attacks Australia Unveils Safety Plan against Vehicle Attacks
- August 21, 2017

The plan provides a do-it-yourself toolkit on installing bollards and planters, and other methods of mitigating a hostile vehicle attack to businesses, councils and private operators. "We'll have more to say when it is released, but it is obviously the responsibility of everyone to pay attention to the vulnerability of the crowded places that they're therefore responsible, and to bear that in mind", he said. (more...)
President Trump says removal of Confederate monuments is 'so foolish' President Trump says removal of Confederate monuments is 'so foolish'
- August 21, 2017

Trump said in a third tweet . Lindsey Graham over the President's response to racially motivated protests in Charlottesville , Virginia, continued Thursday, with the SC senator accusing Trump of stoking tensions, a claim Trump called "a disgusting lie". (more...)
AMBER alert issued for 8-year-old last seen in Westfield AMBER alert issued for 8-year-old last seen in Westfield
- August 21, 2017

Her alleged abductor is believed to be a white, 6-foot-tall man, weighing about 220 pounds. McGraw, 37, is described as a white male. She has brown hair, and brown eyes, and was wearing a long nightgown with watermelon design. Kentucky State Police say a missing child from North Carolina could be headed to the Kentucky area. The vehicle has a Georgia license plate of RDG-2198. (more...)
Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations
- August 21, 2017

The march disbanded after about an hour and the demonstrators were escorted away by police. At times, they chanted "Hey hey, ho ho, white supremacy has got to go" and "Black lives matter". An estimated 15,000 counter-demonstrators on Saturday in Boston surrounded a small group of white supremacists who marched a week after a similar rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent. (more...)
D'Tigress beat Congo 84-47 to claim 2nd AfroBasket win D'Tigress beat Congo 84-47 to claim 2nd AfroBasket win
- August 21, 2017

They can now not fall outside of the top four places in Group B and Akhator said she and the rest of the team are feeling good. Speaking to FIBA.com, Akhator said "We have a young team that can run the floor on both defense and offense so doing that is a plus for us". (more...)
UN demands access to Yemen ports UN demands access to Yemen ports
- August 21, 2017

O'Brien and Ould Cheikh Ahmed also pushed the Saudi-led coalition to allow civilian traffic to land at the airport in Yemen's capital Sanaa. "The Yemeni people's suffering has relentlessly intensified", he told the U.N. United Nations aid chief Stephen O'Brien slammed Yemen's government and a Saudi-led military coalition for "unilaterally denying or excessively delaying entry to vessels carrying essential cargo" to the port. (more...)

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