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Japan deploys missile defence system over N Korea threat US Pacific terriroty
- August 12, 2017

Japan's missile defense scheme employs Maritime Self-Defense Force Aegis destroyers to shoot down airborne missiles, and the Air Self-Defense Force's PAC-3 system to counter missiles that evade Aegis interceptors. Quoting defence ministry officials, Kyodo News said that the government hopes to complete deployment of the missile defence system by Saturday morning. (more...)
Can US Attack North Korea and Claim 'Self Defense'?
- August 12, 2017

It would take a two-thirds vote by both houses of Congress to remove the president permanently, but President Trump is skating on thin ice right now. It wasn't immediately clear how China would react to the move. The Associated Press reports that Yun is the only US diplomat in contact with representatives of the North Korean government. (more...)
Rep. Keith Ellison: Kim Jong-un is 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump Rep. Keith Ellison: Kim Jong-un is 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump
- August 12, 2017

He said: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". Ellison then backtracked the remark, telling a reporter for The Washington Post immediately after leaving the panel, "That was one of those I wish I'd not said". (more...)
At least 23 killed in floods and landslides in Nepal At least 23 killed in floods and landslides in Nepal
- August 12, 2017

Authorities say the death toll could go up as more people are missing in floods in the eastern Tarai. It is noted that the officers increased the rescue teams of soldiers, police and local residents to help those who are trapped on rooftops or on higher grounds. (more...)
One of FBI's Most Wanted fugitives captured in Virginia One of FBI's Most Wanted fugitives captured in Virginia
- August 12, 2017

During a rally in Huntington, West Virginia, earlier this month, President Donald Trump praised law enforcement and immigration officials for cracking down on gang members, particularly MS-13. His age is unclear. Gomez was placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list on April 12, 2017. Gomez is believed to affiliated with the gang MS-13, as was his victim Julio Matute. (more...)
Qatar simplifies visa requirements with Georgia Qatar simplifies visa requirements with Georgia
- August 12, 2017

What does the change mean? . Georgian citizens will not require prior visa arrangements and can obtain a visa waiver upon arrival in Qatar. The list of 80 countries includes Australia, Brazil, China, India , Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, the United States and all European Union member countries. (more...)
Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks Guam Gov: Trump's 'Hell and Fury' Justified If NK Attacks
- August 12, 2017

Ben Cardin, the Foreign affairs committee's top Democrat, compared Trump's comments to those issued by North Korea itself. Former State Department official Joel S. "Kim Jong Un is as insane as typhoons but I am more scared of typhoons because they are real threats", said Rolando Zepeda, 57, a teacher at Saint Anthony's School. (more...)
Malappuram: School in a spot over uniform diktat Malappuram: School in a spot over uniform diktat
- August 12, 2017

After the intervention from the part of child welfare authorities, the Al Farooque English Medium School at Pandikkad withdrew the system on Thursday. "We demanded appropriate action from the school". "We met school authorities and conveyed the dissent of the students". "Students were selected on the basis of their academic and cocurricular activities and discipline". (more...)
Terrorists Hit Jammu And Kashmir Army Camp, Jawan Injured Terrorists Hit Jammu And Kashmir Army Camp, Jawan Injured
- August 12, 2017

For the past eight months, CAIR, a DRDO lab leading India's research in artificial intelligence, has been working on this project. Besides, the robots will also be able to work in indoor conditions, enabling deployment at various key establishments. (more...)
Bronx Walgreens Worker Stops Man From Sexually Assaulting Woman Inside Store Bathroom Bronx Walgreens Worker Stops Man From Sexually Assaulting Woman Inside Store Bathroom
- August 12, 2017

The attempted rapist approached the 50-year-old victim as she was exiting the bathroom of the White Plains Road bathroom around 3:40 p.m., police said. He fled the location on foot northbound on White Plains Road. Police described him as being 30-35 years old. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a gray sweatshirt, a white t-shirt and black and white sneakers. (more...)
Cardin: Trump's warning for North Korea isn't a game plan Cardin: Trump's warning for North Korea isn't a game plan
- August 12, 2017

And that means for China - China doesn't want North Korea to become a nuclear weapons state. All unilateral, first-strike plans have unacceptably large risks. the likes of which this world has never seen before". Kazianis said it still is not clear whether North Korea has developed heat shield technology required to allow a missile to leave and re-enter the atmosphere. (more...)
CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea
- August 12, 2017

Mr Calvo agrees: "It's paradise". Trump opened the conversation by telling Calvo, " Good morning, good morning. Referring to an "imminent missile threat", it includes advice like: "Do not look at the flash or fireball - it can blind you". (more...)
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch Defends President Trump's North Korea Comments Idaho Sen. Jim Risch Defends President Trump's North Korea Comments
- August 12, 2017

Trump issued a statement earlier in the week saying if North Korea continued to threaten the United States, they would face "fire and fury. the likes of which this world has never seen before". Senator, and twelve-year member of the Armed Services Committee, I urge you to act [at] once". In a previous letter to Trump in May, the lawmakers criticized his response to North Korea's actions as fickle and urged him to pursue direct dialogue with Pyongyang, while stressing that any preemptive ... (more...)
Seven arrested in Bihar NGO scam Seven arrested in Bihar NGO scam
- August 12, 2017

A seven-member SIT was also sent to Bhagalpur on Friday for investigating the massive scam."The embezzlement amount might reach up to Rs500 crore as it had been going for over a decade", said a senior IPS officer, adding that the frauds had strong political and bureaucratic connections in Bihar and Jharkhand. (more...)
North Korea to Donald Trump: Stop playing so much golf North Korea to Donald Trump: Stop playing so much golf
- August 12, 2017

Pyongyang's media outlet said America was making "desperate efforts" to test weapons in the Korean peninsula. On Friday, after striking a slightly toned-down message to North Korea, Trump offered that he would consider military action in Venezuela, where the president has consolidated power and sparked widespread global condemnation. (more...)
European Union extends pressure on North Korea European Union extends pressure on North Korea
- August 12, 2017

The EU has long trumpeted that its sanctions against the DPRK are "among the most restrictive in operation", nonetheless, the bloc insisted on solving the Korean Peninsula issue through peaceful means. Months later, on August 5, the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution banning North Korean exports of coal, iron, lead and seafood in an effort to curb the country's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. (more...)
Fancy Bear using leaked NSA tools Fancy Bear using leaked NSA tools
- August 12, 2017

APT28, also known as the USA election-hacking group Fancy Bear , is likely affiliated with the Kremlin, and FireEye said that its hospitality-related activities are likely very specific. Responder facilitates NetBIOS Name Service (NBT-NS) poisoning. Since government and business officials travelling to foreign nations often rely on hotel Wi-Fi networks, they may be most vulnerable to such attacks. (more...)
Matsuyama charges into PGA lead Matsuyama charges into PGA lead
- August 12, 2017

If you just hit a putt a tiny bit off line, it exaggerated it. Kisner spent Friday scouting Oakmont for the upcoming U.S. Open, and he tweeted over the weekend that he was prepping for his next two starts by practicing at nearby Sage Valley Golf Club. (more...)
Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (HHC) Position Decreased by Schaller Investment Group Inc Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (HHC) Position Decreased by Schaller Investment Group Inc
- August 12, 2017

It has outperformed by 8.80% the S&P500. Its stake stood at $12,291,000 an increase of 3.8% according to the filing. Howard Hughes Corporation (The ) accounts for about 1.9% of Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th largest position. (more...)
Dem AZ Rep. Sinema 'seriously considering' Senate challenge
- August 12, 2017

If she runs statewide, Sinema, who was first elected to the House in 2012, could face some criticism from left-leaning groups for some of her moderate stances. Gonzales rates the Arizona race as Lean Republican . Still, Trump is very popular in Arizona - much more than Flake, the only Republican senator up for re-election whose approval rating was underwater in Morning Consult's most recent ranking of Senate approval ratings . (more...)
Doubts over Japan's ability to defend against missiles Doubts over Japan's ability to defend against missiles
- August 12, 2017

Sources speaking to Asahi interceptor would also be placed in Ehime Prefecture. According to the agency, Pyongyang plans to launch four Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missiles, which are supposed to fly some 3,400 kilometers over Japan's Prefectures of Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi to splash down some 30-40 kilometers off Guam. (more...)
Trumpian Fury on North Korea
- August 12, 2017

Kelly faces a White House that's been plagued by leaks and controversies. West Wing staffers who aren't with Trump at his New Jersey golf course have been temporarily relocated to an office building next to the White House. would unleash " fire and fury " on it if it endangered the United States, North Korea announced it would launch four missiles into the waters near the Western Pacific U.S. (more...)
U.S. asks Iraq Kurds to postpone referendum - Kurdistan Presidency U.S. asks Iraq Kurds to postpone referendum - Kurdistan Presidency
- August 12, 2017

The poll، in which residents of the Kurdish region will vote on whether or not to formally secede from the Iraqi state، is slated to be held on September 25. The US State Department said in June it was concerned that the referendum will distract from "more urgent priorities" such as the defeat of ISIS terrorists. (more...)
Japan interceptors ready for Pyongyang threat Japan interceptors ready for Pyongyang threat
- August 12, 2017

Aegis destroyers are equipped to intercept missiles in the middle of their trajectory while the land-based Patriot PAC-3 system is created to destroy them as they descend towards their targets. Investors likely flocked to buy up shares of the defense names with the thought that should the USA actually engage militarily with North Korea, defense contractors would benefit. (more...)
Trump praises new United Nations sanctions on North Korea Trump praises new United Nations sanctions on North Korea
- August 12, 2017

All are North Koreans, four in Russian Federation and five in China , who are either officials or representatives of companies and banks, said Ruggiero. US President Donald Trump commended China and Russian Federation for their support on the US-drafted resolution, saying he "appreciates" their votes. (more...)
Trump aide: Tillerson overstepped role as diplomat Trump aide: Tillerson overstepped role as diplomat
- August 12, 2017

If America initiated a first strike, North Korea could still retaliate by destroying a US city. This type of rhetoric appears to be just what North Korea is looking for as they continue to push the United States towards a possible confrontation. (more...)
Penalty acceptances not in the Cards Penalty acceptances not in the Cards
- August 12, 2017

The committee also ruled that McGee acted unethically when he arranged for women to strip and engage in sex acts with 17 recruits and/or student-athletes, two nonscholastic basketball team coaches and a friend of one prospect, and when he did not cooperate with the investigation. (more...)
USA lawmakers: Trump remarks "boon to N. Korea"
- August 12, 2017

On Your Side's Liz Owens talked with the senator who made his message very clear. "Trump is not the cause of a North Korea crisis". Liz Owens: "Is it just rhetoric or do you think there is more serious threat?" James Clapper, the former Director of National Intelligence, likened the volley of bombastic words between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the lead up to World War I. (more...)
S&P falls 1.4 percent in safety flight on North Korea tensions
- August 12, 2017

Simmering tensions between the United States and North Korea have come back to the boil in recent days after Pyongyang disclosed plans to fire missiles over Japan to land near America's Pacific territory of Guam. Overseas markets were also lower Wednesday. The CBOE Volatility Index, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term market volatility, was up as much as 12.63 points, its highest in more than a month. (more...)
Gov Calvo receives phone call from US President
- August 12, 2017

US President Donald Trump has told Guam Governor Eddie Calvo over the phone that "You are safe". "Mr President, as the Governor of Guam, representative of Guam's people, and as an American citizen, I felt never more safe and confident with you at the helm", the Governor said with a smile. (more...)

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