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Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un
- August 13, 2017

And what I'm telling you is once you start seeing missile launches, you're going to see-the time for cranking up the anti-war machine is right now. Trump said last night that his threat to unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea may not have been tough enough . (more...)
Hinsdale Falls Short of Little League World Series Hinsdale Falls Short of Little League World Series
- August 13, 2017

Hinsdale's Little League team lost to MI on Saturday night, falling just short of advancing to the Little League World Series. Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores used a big five-run top of the fifth inning to pull away from IL on Saturday. The teenage baseball team from Grosse Pointe takes in a performance from singing performance during their trip in Cuba on August 2, 2017. That avenged a 10-2 loss to OH in Monday's opening round. (more...)
Leaders of US, France Discuss N. Korean Issue Leaders of US, France Discuss N. Korean Issue
- August 13, 2017

In a statement Saturday, Macron said the situation "undermines the preservation of worldwide peace" and the North Korean regime "poses a serious threat to the security of its neighbors". Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping, in a call with President Donald Trump, said all sides should avoid rhetoric or action that would worsen tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir shutdown over Article 370 Jammu and Kashmir shutdown over Article 370
- August 13, 2017

Jammu: The opposition National Conference (NC) on Saturday hit out at Pakistan for "interfering" in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that Article 35A, which provides special rights and privileges to permanent residents, was a shield for the people of the state. (more...)
TSX futures fall as North Korea tensions brew TSX futures fall as North Korea tensions brew
- August 13, 2017

The broad-based S&P 500 was hit even harder, dropping 1.5 percent to close at 2,438.22, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 2.2 percent 6,216.87. The Korea tensions though have seen both US and European markets this week push back expectations of when the Fed and ECB might hike interest rates. (more...)
HRTC buses swept away in landslide, 50 feared killed HRTC buses swept away in landslide, 50 feared killed
- August 13, 2017

The incident happened around 12.35 am. Around 250 meters wide debris have blocked the busy national highway.Administration has called army and NDRF teams for rescue operation as many people are still buried under debris. A bus and other vehicles are feared trapped in the debris. Officials said 21 passengers travelling to Manali got their tickets booked online. They believe 35-50 passengers were on the bus at the time of the incident. (more...)
Vote No. 44 from JD(U), Cong moves closer to Sharad camp Vote No. 44 from JD(U), Cong moves closer to Sharad camp
- August 13, 2017

Not a single JD-U legislator was present. "Nitish ji had asked our Gujarat MLA Chhotubhai Vasava to vote for BJP and he voted BJP", Mr Tyagi said. The high-stake elections not only revived the talk of "mahagathbandan", it has literally forced a split in JD (U), whose lone tribal MLA Chhotu Vasava voted for Patel going against the party whip. (more...)
Shane Lowry eyeing another jump up the leaderboard at PGA Championship Shane Lowry eyeing another jump up the leaderboard at PGA Championship
- August 13, 2017

So I was a little frustrated there. "Hopefully (I can) tidy that up going into tomorrow, but obviously Kis is on fire right now". Overall the putting has been the key factor. On Friday, Matsuyama shot a bogey-free 64 which had seven birdies, five of which came in the last seven holes. Jason Day is as close to his "groove" as he's been all year. (more...)
Venezuela defense chief calls Trump intervention threat 'crazy' Venezuela defense chief calls Trump intervention threat 'crazy'
- August 13, 2017

But the Pentagon said it had received no orders on military action on Venezuela . You know we're all over the world, and we have troops all over the world, some that are very, very far away. In response, Venezuela's Defence Minister Gen. Vladimir Padrino called Trump's talk of a military intervention an act of "craziness" and "supreme extremism", The Washington Post reported . (more...)
Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless' Venezuela Labels Trump's Military Option Remark as 'Reckless'
- August 13, 2017

A reporter asked what he can tell Americans who are "on edge" about the heightened rhetoric between the US and North Korea . Trump told reporters that the people of Venezuela are suffering and dying and that there are several options on the table for Venezuela which include possible military intervention if necessary. (more...)
United States will not pre-emptively strike North Korea without informing Seoul United States will not pre-emptively strike North Korea without informing Seoul
- August 13, 2017

But it is as steeped in USA culture as any small city on the mainland - even if shoppers at its Kmart (the biggest in the world) can look outside and see a lush Pacific island setting. "He's not going to go around threatening Guam ". "I feel it's different this time", said Yoon, who's been in the business since 2004. Specifically, the statement mentioned a potential strike on Andersen Air Force Base designed "to send a serious warning signal to the U.S.". (more...)
Trump says he has no plans to fire Mueller Trump says he has no plans to fire Mueller
- August 13, 2017

Trump during the presidential campaign. "You say, 'Oh, I'm going to dismiss him.' No, I'm not dismissing anybody". For its part, the Trump administration, including the president, has been working for months to distance itself from Manafort. (more...)
French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis
- August 13, 2017

And this man will not get away with what he is doing, believe me. "This is tragicomedy of its own making". Xi Jinping, the leader of North Korea's key ally China, urged Trump on Saturday to avoid rhetoric that could inflame tensions, after the U.S. (more...)
NATO comments on North Korea's possible attack on US Pacific base NATO comments on North Korea's possible attack on US Pacific base
- August 13, 2017

He tweeted: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely ". "In Daedong County of South Pyongan Province, more than 20,000 students, party members and labourers filed enlistment or reenlistment requests". (more...)
Trump expresses desire to 'de-nuke the world'
- August 13, 2017

I'd like to de-nuke the world. Trump issued a presidential memorandum on January 27 that, among other things, directed the secretary of defense to initiate a Nuclear Posture Review "to ensure that the United States nuclear deterrent is modern, robust, flexible, resilient, ready, and appropriately tailored to deter 21st-century threats and reassure our allies". (more...)
Massive natural disaster strikes sending tremors through Indonesian island Massive natural disaster strikes sending tremors through Indonesian island
- August 13, 2017

It has been reported that the quake could be felt in Singapore - some 400 miles away. A strong quake has struck off the coast of southern Sumatra in Indonesia, causing panicked residents to run from their homes but no major damage. An natural disaster struck Indonesia's western Aceh province in December 2016, killing more than 100 people, injuring many more and leaving tens of thousands homeless. (more...)
Trump brags about America's nuclear power Trump brags about America's nuclear power
- August 13, 2017

Readers wanted to know: Can the nuclear arsenal be modernized so quickly? The order said the review should ensure America's nuclear deterrent is robust, ready and tailored to address 21st century threats. Trump added that the USA would be putting more money into its $40 billion ballistic missile defense system. The New START treaty limits the U.S.to 1,550 strategic nuclear warheads deployed on 700 long-range delivery systems, including intercontinental ballistic missiles, ... (more...)
Boston man carjacks, crashes less than a mile away, police say Boston man carjacks, crashes less than a mile away, police say
- August 13, 2017

When they responded to 695 Columbia Road, they saw two vehicles had collided and sustained damage. Two people in one of the cars approached the officers, while the driver of the other, 31-year-old Byren McGee, auto tried to run away, according to police. (more...)
Oak Park Public Library to host eclipse viewing party
- August 13, 2017

August 21. In Fairfax County the moon will begin to cover the sun at 1:17 p.m. and the eclipse will end at 4:01 p.m. Lake Mead National Recreation Area is holding a free viewing party at the visitor center from 9 a.m.to noon. Kathy McNeilly, second from right, director of the Oak Ridge Public Library, and library employees presented a pair of solar eclipse glasses to City Manager Mark Watson, center, on Thursday, Aug. (more...)
Victory despite 'toughest hurdles': JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav congratulates Congress leader Ahmed Patel Victory despite 'toughest hurdles': JD(U)'s Sharad Yadav congratulates Congress leader Ahmed Patel
- August 13, 2017

Please Wait while comments are loading. Yadav's message comes in the backdrop of reports of the lone JD (U) MLA in the Gujarat Assembly, Chhotu Vasava, voting for Patel, notwithstanding the fact that his party is in a coalition with the BJP in Bihar. (more...)
US and North Korea engaged in diplomacy behind the scenes US and North Korea engaged in diplomacy behind the scenes
- August 13, 2017

But the president's rhetoric appeared to have little effect, with North Korean state media quoting Kim as calling Trump "bereft of reason" and talking a "load of nonsense". "And it's about time that somebody stuck up for this country and for the people of other countries". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during a stopover in Guam that " Americans should sleep well at night " without worry of a military confrontation and that Trump is merely talking in language that Kim "would ... (more...)
Solar eclipse 2017: Here's how to view it without special glasses
- August 13, 2017

GFC-MSU will have approximately 500 eclipse-safe viewing glasses available to students, faculty, staff and the community on a first-come, first-served basis during the viewing. So in short, you'll want to be wary of knockoff glasses, the AAS said. You will also need a tripod to help stabilize the camera and avoid taking blurry images during the low lighting of day. (more...)
FBI Opens Civil Rights Probe of Charlottesville Deadly Car Ramming FBI Opens Civil Rights Probe of Charlottesville Deadly Car Ramming
- August 13, 2017

A 32-year-old woman was killed when 20-year old James Alex Fields Jr .of OH plowed into counter protesters. "When such actions arise from racial bigotry and hatred, they betray our core values and can not be tolerated". Officials declined to comment further. "Having watched the horrifying video of the vehicle deliberately crashing into a crowd of protesters, I urge the Department of Justice to immediately investigate and prosecute this grotesque act of domestic terrorism", Cruz said in a ... (more...)
BBCI: Venezuela crisis: Latin Americans condemn Trump over 'military response' BBCI: Venezuela crisis: Latin Americans condemn Trump over 'military response'
- August 13, 2017

Energy sector sanctions, which could cripple Venezuela's already ailing economy, are still being considered, USA officials said. The countries expressed their solidarity in a public declaration in which they congratulated Venezuela on the Constituent Assembly and rejected mounting worldwide attacks against the country. (more...)
Should Trump dial back the threats against North Korea? Should Trump dial back the threats against North Korea?
- August 13, 2017

Speaking at his Bedminister, New Jersey golf resort, he promised the territory would be "very safe, believe me". Just a day earlier, North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency said its army would complete plans in mid-August to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near Guam . (more...)
UK Will Not be Part of EU Treaties for Brexit Transition Period UK Will Not be Part of EU Treaties for Brexit Transition Period
- August 13, 2017

The EU says those negotiations can't start until sufficient progress has been made on three initial issues: how much money the United Kingdom will have to pay to leave the bloc; whether security checks and customs duties will be instituted on the Irish border; and the status of EU nationals living in Britain. (more...)
Eclipse glasses becoming harder to find
- August 13, 2017

Those Amazon customers who did not receive a message from the company warning them of the safety concerns have purchased a product that was confirmed by the supplier to be ISO compliant, according to Amazon. While no data exists for how many made-for-eclipse eyeglasses are in circulation overall, shady distributors of purportedly solar-safe shades abound on the Internet, Fienberg said. (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola willing to give Mangala fresh chance Man City boss Guardiola willing to give Mangala fresh chance
- August 13, 2017

He is for sure expected to be involved this season. He will help stabilizes the defense and help John Stones grow as a player. In the last six or seven years Manchester City didn't buy full backs. In the last of his previews of the new Premier League season, Crystal Palace fan Scott Colvin has given his opinion on who will win the title and which three teams will be relegated. (more...)
Air Force B-1B Bombers arrive in Guam Air Force B-1B Bombers arrive in Guam
- August 13, 2017

Air Force B-1B Lancer Bombers arrived on the island of Guam Friday morning. On August 10 the US Pacific Command tweeted images of its aircraft, saying it was ready for combat "if called upon to do so", as retweeted by US President Donald Trump a day later. (more...)
SBI First-Quarter Profit Misses Estimates as Bad Loans Rise SBI First-Quarter Profit Misses Estimates as Bad Loans Rise
- August 13, 2017

Pre-merger, the bank's year-earlier profit was 25.21 billion rupees. Five subsidiary State Banks- State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Patiala (SBP) and State Bank of Travancore (SBT) and the Bharatiya Mahila Bank merged with SBI from 1 April. (more...)