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China to Offer Radar, Rocket Launchers to Malaysia China to Offer Radar, Rocket Launchers to Malaysia
- August 10, 2017

The low-interest offer will be made by a high-level delegation headed by Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy Wang Yong, who was on a three-day official visit to Malaysia this week and attended the launch of Malaysia's East Coast Rail Link on Wednesday. (more...)
Japan could shoot down N. Korea missile targeting Guam: defense chief Japan could shoot down N. Korea missile targeting Guam: defense chief
- August 10, 2017

We're going to take good care of Guam. The Congresswoman for the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam on Wednesday said she was confident U.S. forces could protect it from the "deeply troubling" North Korean nuclear threat. The US Air Force commands both the ground-based intercontinental ballistic missiles, which are ready to go at any time, and nuclear-capable bombers. (more...)
State department says Trump on 'same page' as U.S. officials
- August 10, 2017

Two CNN guests got into a major spat over Trump's promise of "fire and fury" if North Korea continues to threaten the United States. On Twitter , President Trump touted the USA nuclear arsenal as "stronger and more powerful than ever before", adding "hopefully we will never have to use it". (more...)
'There is an orchestrated campaign against me', says Comelec chief 'There is an orchestrated campaign against me', says Comelec chief
- August 10, 2017

The DOJ secretary said he met with three PCGG commissioners on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing probe. "I made a DO (Department Order) for them (NBI) to investigate matters of unexplained wealth, the matter of possible violation of the Anti-Money Laundering Act and possible anomalies at the PCGG", Aguirre told reporters who revealed that he is now talking to three of its commissioners. (more...)
BASF to restrict use of egg scandal pesticide BASF to restrict use of egg scandal pesticide
- August 10, 2017

The Food Standards Agency now believes close to 700,000 eggs from affected farms on the continent have entered the United Kingdom, having previously put the figure at just 21,000. Jones said: "The egg industry believes that this is a great opportunity for retailers to listen to the concerns of their customers and reassure them by specifying the use of British eggs, and using the "Made with British Lion eggs" logo on packs ". (more...)
Brazil back on top, Harambee Stars improve — FIFA Ranking Brazil back on top, Harambee Stars improve — FIFA Ranking
- August 10, 2017

The Stephen Constantine-coached side had achieved one of their best rankings in recent history when they climbed to the 96th spot last month. Malta has the same points as Liechtenstein, and the only other European nations below are San Marino and Gibraltar. (more...)
Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime'
- August 10, 2017

While Tillerson sought to calm Americans' collective nerves by playing down the nuclear threat level and assuring us that " Americans should sleep well at night ", statements by Trump and Mattis provide little in the way of reassurance. "My first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. It is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before", Trump wrote . (more...)
Babysitters from hell put infant in fridge for Snapchat, get arrested Babysitters from hell put infant in fridge for Snapchat, get arrested
- August 10, 2017

The girls were arraigned Tuesday in Essex Juvenile Court in Salem on charges of child endangerment and assault and battery with a unsafe weapon. The baby's mother asked her niece and a friend to watch her daughter while she grabbed a shower. (more...)
Isolation of menstruating women is now an offence in Nepal Isolation of menstruating women is now an offence in Nepal
- August 10, 2017

Now, asking menstruating women to stay away from home and isolating them during their periods is an offence in Nepal. Two other women died in late 2016 in separate incidents while also following the ritual - one of smoke inhalation after she lit a fire for warmth, while the other death was unexplained. (more...)
Trump & Mattis Issue Stern Warnings to North Korea Trump & Mattis Issue Stern Warnings to North Korea
- August 10, 2017

Members of the USA intelligence community believe that North Korea's nuclear capabilities may be more advanced than initially thought and the country might have developed the technology to miniaturize a nuclear warhead so it can be placed inside an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official told ABC News on Tuesday. (more...)
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari to demit office today Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari to demit office today
- August 10, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , speaking in the Upper House on the farewell of Hamid Ansari as Chairman of Rajya Sabha and Vice-President of India, remarked that now the outgoing vice-president, a Congressman for decades, will feel more liberated in exerting his political identity. (more...)
Jensen Investment Management Inc Adjusts Its Stake in Pepsico, Inc. (PEP)
- August 10, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $116.39, for a total transaction of $7,378,660.44. The Sit Investment Associates Inc holds 386,350 shares with $40.42M value, down from 447,025 last quarter. Natixis Asset Management holds 0.43% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc . Pepsico (NYSE:PEP) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 11th. (more...)
United States claims to speak with one voice on N. Korea
- August 10, 2017

She says the world, too, is speaking with once voice. Earlier, however, Rowling had addressed Miller's comments regarding his boss and the possibility of war with North Korea. The Security Council's vote to sanction North Korea was in response to missile tests. This week, following a unanimous vote from the U.N. Security Council to impose strict new sanctions on North Korea, Kim Jong Un and the North Korean military responded by announcing that they are looking into the possibility of ... (more...)
Suspected WWII bomb discovered near wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant site Suspected WWII bomb discovered near wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant site
- August 10, 2017

According to Tepco and police, the object, 85 cm long and 15 cm in diameter, was found at a parking lot located about 350 meters north of the main office. US forces launched an airstrike in an area around the power plant during World War II, according to the Fukushima Prefectural Archives. In this handout photo from Nishitokyo City, Japan's Ground Self Defence Forces remove an unexploded 1-tonne bomb which was supposedly dropped by the USA military during the WWII on July 10, 2005 in ... (more...)
The FBI raided Trump campaign manager's home last month The FBI raided Trump campaign manager's home last month
- August 10, 2017

The president has repeatedly blasted special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of his alleged ties to Russian Federation as a "witch hunt". Even so, the Post suggests Mueller's raid "could also have been meant to send a message" to Manafort , specifically that he "should not expect gentle treatment or legal courtesies" from the Trump-Russia probe. (more...)
South Korea tells North Korea to stop issuing threats
- August 10, 2017

Seoul will "open a door for dialogue" and pursue diplomacy with Pyongyang despite growing tensions between the USA and North Korea , the presidential office said on Thursday. Noting Russia and China's participation in the unanimous vote, he told journalists it was clear there was now "no daylight among the global community" on their desire for North Korea to stop its tests. (more...)
Father injured giving driving lesson to 11-year-old
- August 10, 2017

The auto was reversing towards an apartment building, so the dad jumped out of the vehicle to try and stop it. He was pinned between the vehicle and a tree. The vehicle also hit the house and severed a gas main, said police. Fire crews and gas company officials were called to the scene. At this time, police said he's in grave condition at the hospital. (more...)
Pinoys in Guam worry about NoKor's threat Pinoys in Guam worry about NoKor's threat
- August 10, 2017

Bennett said North Korea would be hoping for the USA to fail, but even if the missile defenses failed it wouldn't be a disaster. The prime minister said of North Korea's regime: "Its conduct is illegal, it's reckless, it's provocative, it's unsafe". (more...)
Homelessness in Wales Homelessness in Wales "set to rise by a third"
- August 10, 2017

Its analysis has forecast that this number could increase to 16,000 by 2026 if current policies continue unchanged. The report warns that if current policies remain unchanged, the most acute forms of homelessness are likely to continue rising, with sofa surfing in Wales expected to rise by almost half in the next five years and households in unsuitable temporary accommodation set to double. (more...)
Trump admin speaking in one voice on NKorea threat: State Dept Trump admin speaking in one voice on NKorea threat: State Dept
- August 10, 2017

Trump, enjoying a working holiday at his New Jersey golf course, went on to boast that the U.S. nuclear arsenal was " more powerful than ever". Hours after Trump's comments, state media in North Korea reported that its leaders were seriously considering a plan to fire missiles at Guam. (more...)
Bolstered by UN, nations step up bid to isolate North Korea Bolstered by UN, nations step up bid to isolate North Korea
- August 10, 2017

At the meeting, she will come face-to-face with her North Korean counterpart. The ministers also urged ASEAN member states to maximize pressure on North Korea. Tillerson, in Manila for the ASEAN summit, planned several meetings with top diplomats from China and other countries central to the debate about how to stop the North's weapons development. (more...)
AIADMK removes Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary, Sasikala's status not clear AIADMK removes Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary, Sasikala's status not clear
- August 10, 2017

A resolution signed by Chief Minister E Palaniswami has relieved Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran of the responsibilities of AIADMK deputy general secretary and invalidated all appointments made by him. Palaniswamy, who replaced OPS after his revolt, will continue to be the chief minister. He was admitted by Sasikala on February 15, the day she surrendered in the Bengaluru court in connection with the corruption case, and on the same day he was made party deputy general secretary. (more...)
Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea Jittery stock markets fall amid global tension over North Korea
- August 10, 2017

Sterling was last trading at $1.2998, up 0.07 percent on the day. Asian markets have generally proved resilient to the heightened tensions between the USA and North Korea in recent months. Health care companies were among the gainers. In Europe, the Stoxx 600 Index ended the session with a drop of 0.7 percent from the previous close. USA crude rose 1.08 percent to $49.70 per barrel and Brent was last at $52.78, up 1.23 percent on the day. (more...)
Lepers' messiah, Dr Ruth Pfao, passes away after protracted illness Lepers' messiah, Dr Ruth Pfao, passes away after protracted illness
- August 10, 2017

President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed deep grief at her demise and paid rich tribute to her services. Dr Pfau, who founded the National Leprosy Control Programme in Pakistan and heads the Mary Adelaide Society of Pakistan (MASP), was admitted to the Aga Khan Hospital due to age-related health complications. (more...)
Kourtney Kardashian Whisked Away To Egypt By Boy Toy Younes Bendjima Kourtney Kardashian Whisked Away To Egypt By Boy Toy Younes Bendjima
- August 10, 2017

The group has been spending their vacation doing all of the typical tourist activities-like riding camels, seeing the pyramids, and posing in front of the Great Sphinx-as well as living it up at Hacienda Bay and on the northern coast beaches. (more...)
British forces prepare for HMS Queen Elizabeth British forces prepare for HMS Queen Elizabeth
- August 10, 2017

HMS Queen Elizabeth previously sailed from Rosyth dockyard into the Forth estuary in June, in order to undergo a six-week period of maiden sea trials in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland. The carrier will be used to carry the Royal Navy's advanced F-35B Lightning fighter jets, which are ready to begin their first trial flights from the vessel's deck next year. (more...)
Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures Fall on North Korea Risk, Disney Earnings
- August 10, 2017

Pyongyang said it was examining plans for attacking Guam, a US territory in the Pacific with a military base. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 5.99 points, or 0.2%, to 2,474.92. Disney dropped 3.9 percent, its biggest single-day loss in more than a year, after the media giant reported a weak quarter and said it would pull its movies from Netflix and start two of its own video streaming services. (more...)
Senior Trump Adviser Explains Why The President Threatened North Korea Senior Trump Adviser Explains Why The President Threatened North Korea
- August 10, 2017

He believes there is no imminent threat from North Korea . While nothing can be taken off the table, the military option would be catastrophic and involve a potentially massive loss of life - American, South Korean, Japanese and North Korean. (more...)
Man arrested after high speed chase through multiple counties Man arrested after high speed chase through multiple counties
- August 10, 2017

Although the driver managed to successfully avoid spike strips at least three times in Stockton, CHP officers continued to monitor the driver via helicopter. A man being chased by the Highway Patrol leaped out of his auto on Wednesday and jumped into a river in eastern Contra Costa County to escape pursuit, a Highway Patrol spokesman said. (more...)
Tejashwi Yadav to 'expose' Nitish's 'betrayal': Lalu Tejashwi Yadav to 'expose' Nitish's 'betrayal': Lalu
- August 10, 2017

Presenting documents pertaining to the sale of the three flats in Marchhia Devi Complex, Sushil Kumar Modi said Subhash Prasad Yadav is the director of the three companies - Broadson Construction Pvt Ltd, Bansidhar Construction Pvt Ltd and Mor Mukut Construction Pvt Ltd. (more...)