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North Korea fires short-range missiles: USA military

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff says that the projectiles fired from the North's eastern coast flew about 250 kilometers (155 miles), though it did not mention any failures. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this week credited the North with showing restraint by not launching a missile since the July ICBM test. "I respect the fact that he is starting to respect us", Trump said of Kim. [Full Article...]

Thousands of Rohingya Flee for Bangladesh as Fresh Violence Erupts in Myanmar

Thousands of Rohingya Flee for Bangladesh as Fresh Violence Erupts in Myanmar Pope Francis' appeal Sunday follows fighting between the Rohingya and the regular Burmese army on Friday in the city of Maungdaw , which are reported to be the worst since October of previous year, and have prompted evacuations from the area of government personnel and of non-Muslims. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest test

North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest test The first and second missiles "failed in flight" and the third "appears to have blown up nearly immediately". North Korea on Saturday fired what's seen as three short-range missiles following its decision to hold off on its threat to stage missile strikes near the U.S. [Full Article...]

Acting US assistant secretary for South Asia coming to Dhaka

Acting US assistant secretary for South Asia coming to Dhaka The visit holds great importance as she is the first high-level US official to arrive, after US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of harboring terrorists. On Friday, she is scheduled to speak at the Indian Ocean Conference in Colombo. During her visit first meeting earlier this month, Wells met Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the federal capital. [Full Article...]

1000s join funeral march for teenager shot by police in Manila, Philippines

1000s join funeral march for teenager shot by police in Manila, Philippines Mourners carried placards reading, "Stop the killings", "Police, murderers" and "Justice for Kian" as they marched for about five kilometres from a church near Delos Santos' house to the cemetery where he was buried. Students joined nuns, activists, and even supporters of Duterte as an estimated 5,000 people marched in light rain, demanding accountability from the president, who has appeared to so... [Full Article...]

SC's verdict is an indication of new emerging India: Ravi Shankar Prasad

SC's verdict is an indication of new emerging India: Ravi Shankar Prasad It involves an offer by the wife to materially compensate her husband for releasing her from the marriage. He felt that if they were bent on being hasty, a rule should be imposed on them binding them to a final divorce on the utterance of talaq three times in a row. [Full Article...]

Trump calls on GOP to nix filibuster

Trump calls on GOP to nix filibuster Clinton survived his scandals - and even an impeachment - in part because he maintained strong personal relationships with many congressional Democrats , never openly antagonizing them the way Trump does with fellow Republicans . "I do fear retribution. which is sad itself". The longest shutdown lasted 21 days during fiscal year 1996. Then, 850,000 employees were furloughed, losing 6.6 million... [Full Article...]

Driscoll Children's Hospital evacuates NICU babies as hurricane approaches Texas coast

Driscoll Children's Hospital evacuates NICU babies as hurricane approaches Texas coast The hospital moved the babies from Driscoll to Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth Thursday evening and Friday morning, Cook Children's Medical Center officials reported. In addition to planes provided by Driscoll Children's Hospital and Cook Children's Medical Center, Children's Medical Center Dallas contributed two of its aircraft and 15 staff members to pull off the operation. [Full Article...]

Armenian is on USA sanctions' list — Newspaper

According to the North's official KCNA news agency, Kim gave the order during his tour of the Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defence Science. Other less demanding tours include relaxation on a beach, an aviation show and even a beer festival. Last month , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced plans to implement a "geographical travel restriction" for North Korea, which would... [Full Article...]

The Weeds: Where Trump's feud with congressional Republicans could lead

The Weeds: Where Trump's feud with congressional Republicans could lead Trump's escalating war against McConnell, which continued unabated in another Twitter rant yesterday, won't help. The next item on the GOP agenda is overhauling the tax code, while simultaneously passing a budget and raising the debt ceiling . [Full Article...]

Trump threatens shutdown of federal government over US-Mexico border wall funding

Trump threatens shutdown of federal government over US-Mexico border wall funding The border wall was a key campaign promise for Trump, whose campaign rallies often erupted with shouts of "Build the Wall" - a chant that broke out again in Phoenix on Tuesday . On Trump's first tweet, filibusters aren't his principal problem. The rift could have a major impact on the president's legislative agenda. In April, 61 Republican and Democratic senators wrote to Senate leaders u... [Full Article...]

Rishi Kapoor in trouble for sharing offensive picture on social media

Rishi Kapoor in trouble for sharing offensive picture on social media Khatri said Jai Ho Foundation will soon be approaching the Metropolitan Magistrate's court in Bandra to file a suit in the matter. The Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor lands him in a row of soup after posting an offensive video of a child on his social media platform twitter. [Full Article...]

From Germany: Huddersfield Town loan signing Hadergjonaj unlikely to return to Ingolstadt

From Germany: Huddersfield Town loan signing Hadergjonaj unlikely to return to Ingolstadt Asked if he planned to make any further signings before next week's transfer deadline, Wagner said: "I will never say never, as always, but I think we now have a group together where we have every position occupied with at least two players". [Full Article...]

Border agents arrest 30 at cross-border tunnel in Otay Mesa

Border agents arrest 30 at cross-border tunnel in Otay Mesa Among those taken into custody were 23 Chinese nationals - including 21 men and two women - as well as seven Mexican nationals, with four men and three women among them. Agents said some of the suspects were Mexican nationals and others were from other unspecified countries. Surveillance video on Wednesday captured the large package launching through the air over the fence from Mexico to the U.S... [Full Article...]

Berkeley Far-Right Rally Not Permitted But Appears to Be Happening

Berkeley Far-Right Rally Not Permitted But Appears to Be Happening City officials have pegged Cummings' rally as an event for white supremacy and have spoken out against it. "These folks are coming from well-funded national organizations that are targeting Berkeley specifically for their recruitment and to grow their organizations larger and we don't want our community used that way", said Jason Wallach, a SURJ representative. [Full Article...]

Trump pardons Arpaio, a man who personifies bigotry, intolerance

Trump pardons Arpaio, a man who personifies bigotry, intolerance Arpaio said in a phone interview with NBC News that his attorneys were made aware of the decision to pardon him several hours before it was announced. "I'm very appreciative of what the president has done", Arpaio said. He said it's especially a slap in the face of the Latino community and Arpaio "victimized as he systematically and illegally violated their civil rights". [Full Article...]

Dog Spotted Carrying An Entire Bag of Dog Food After Harvey

Dog Spotted Carrying An Entire Bag of Dog Food After Harvey He and his dog food are ready for the next phase of Hurricane Harvey . As of Saturday night, the post was shared more than 20,000 times. "We were out today clearing tree limbs from streets". Dockens' photo quickly went viral, with many saying the dog's resourcefulness was a Texan trait. The dog belongs to Segovia's 5-year-old grandson, who had evacuated in anticipation of flooding. [Full Article...]

Spain's king to join Barcelona anti-terror march

Spain's king to join Barcelona anti-terror march One read "No to Islamophobia" and another read "The best response: Peace". Marchers carried red, yellow and white flowers - the colours of Barcelona - as they made their way along the city's main boulevard, the Paseo de Gracia. The march was led by shopkeepers and residents of the city's well-known Las Ramblas boulevard, where a van ploughed into pedestrians on August 17, killing 13 and injuring... [Full Article...]

Every child's chance to learn second language: National's education policy

Every child's chance to learn second language: National's education policy Other parts of the package are aimed at improving the teaching of maths to primary schools, IT digital learning for senior secondary school students and extending National Standards. Primary school children will have the option to learn a second language at a cost of $160 million. Ms Kaye said the languages on offer in primary schools would depend on what communities wanted but there would be at... [Full Article...]

USA imposes new sanctions on Venezuela

USA imposes new sanctions on Venezuela Maduro used Trump's threat to try to energize his political base, broadcasting images of rifle-carrying civilians negotiating obstacle courses and learning hand-to-hand combat. Maduro, the political heir to the late Hugo Chavez, has managed to hang onto power through it all, despite food shortages and social upheaval. Maduro's opponents accuse military police and pro-Maduro militia of beating an... [Full Article...]


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