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Japan to Reportedly Place Extra Interceptors to Stop DPRK's Possible Guam Attack

North Korea's military said Wednesday that it was considering a missile attack near the U.S. territory of Guam after President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with " fire and fury ". As part of those efforts, the South Korean military plans to deploy a new 800 kilometer-range Hyunmoo-2C missile, and is now discussing with the U.S.to increase the maximum payload for its missiles. [Full Article...]

Anti-immigrant boat backed by far-right encounters 'technical difficulty' at sea

Anti-immigrant boat backed by far-right encounters 'technical difficulty' at sea The Sea-Eye charity's founder Michael Buschheuer said the Italian coastguard had asked his ship to set course for the activists' C-Star vessel because it was in distress. Defend Europe has played down the incident. "This means that under COLREG the vessel is considered "not under command" and information of this was sent out to vessels nearby in accordance with regulations. [Full Article...]

Bucks Announce Harley Davidson Advertisement

Bucks Announce Harley Davidson Advertisement This is how the Bucks' home uniform will look with the Harley-Davidson advertising patch. "Two brands with heritage in Milwaukee, built on grit and Midwestern values, who brought their product to the world and succeeded". The Motor Company's latest venture outside the realm of typical motorcycling is a sponsorship with an NBA basketball team-from Milwaukee, of course. [Full Article...]

Christians Rescued From ISIS in Syria's Raqqa

Christians Rescued From ISIS in Syria's Raqqa Volunteers from Raqqa join the Syrian Democratic Forces on Monday. "We've cleared about half of Old Raqqa ... and we're advancing on all axes", declared Gabar. Dillon described brutal tactics used by ISIS, including "rigging buildings and corpses" with explosives to target SDF forces, and noted that the terrorist group has not taken back any territory it has lost in the campaign. [Full Article...]

Former premier's wife to stand in Pakistan parliament

Former premier's wife to stand in Pakistan parliament As per media reports, Law Minister of the Province said the convoy was heading slowly and an enquiry was ordered into the matter. "Today, there is power is in the country, farmer's tube well is working, loadshedding is about to end in this country, prosperity is returning to the country". [Full Article...]

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms

Met Office issues warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms From 11pm, it is suggested that there is only a 20% chance of rain, with those chances dropping to 10% from midnight and further decrease to less than 5% from 9am on Thursday (August 10) morning. Thundery showers are expected across parts of Yorkshire, with possible flooding on the roads. "Some transport routes may be affected by localised flooding leading to longer journey times". [Full Article...]

Deaths reported in Alexandria train collision

Deaths reported in Alexandria train collision The two trains collided head on - one was coming from the capital of Cairo, to the south of Alexandria, and the other was coming from the city of Port Said, located on the northern tip of the Suez Canal. Public prosecutor Nabil Sadek ordered an urgent investigation, it said. Reuters news agency said medical and security sources put the death toll at 21, with 55 injured, when the two trains col... [Full Article...]

BMW plunges 7 stories from Texas parking garage; crashes into alley

BMW plunges 7 stories from Texas parking garage; crashes into alley Police said the woman survived, but suffered serious injuries during the crash, which happened on July 13. The woman in the auto which plummeted over the edge suffered minor injuries in the spectacular smash, and has since recovered. " I was talking to my mom on speaker on my phone, and I heard all these loud noises and bangs ", he said. The driver was able to get out safely. Not all parking l... [Full Article...]

Charges dismissed in two teacher-student sex cases

Charges dismissed in two teacher-student sex cases She is accused of having sex with a male student who was 17 when the relationship started and another male student who was 18, authorities said. Morgan County District Attorney Scott Anderson said he "respectfully disagrees with the court's ruling". [Full Article...]

The Russia Investigation Is Getting Dangerously Close to Trump

The Russia Investigation Is Getting Dangerously Close to Trump It is not clear if Graff, a 30-year Trump Organization veteran, was made aware of the Trump Tower meeting. Graff wasn't listed as a recipient in any of the released emails. Republican Congressman Peter King , a member of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, told ABC News that congressional investigators want to interview Rhona Graff , a senior vice president at the Trump Org... [Full Article...]

Russia's Lavrov warns risk of N. Korea escalation 'very high'

Russia's Lavrov warns risk of N. Korea escalation 'very high' Sergey Lavrov said Friday that Russian Federation is strongly anxious about escalating rhetoric coming from Pyongyang and Washington. "I believe the risks are very high, especially considering this rhetoric, when direct threats of using force are voiced", Lavrov said at a youth forum in the Vladimir region east of Moscow. [Full Article...]

Beijing slams U.S. 'freedom of navigation' exercises in South China Sea

The official said Chinese vessels were in the vicinity when the John S. McCain sailed in a "routine" freedom of navigation operation near Mischief Reef on Thursday. A United Nations-backed tribunal ruled previous year that China's territorial claims in the sea were without legal basis. The Pentagon declined to provide any details but said that all operations are conducted in accordance with ... [Full Article...]

Colbert questions Trump: What's tougher than 'fire and fury'?

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump responded to information that North Korea may now be able to miniaturize nuclear weapons. The NYT also reports that a person who spoke with Trump before his address said that he was in a " bellicose mood ". [Full Article...]

Wife of ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to seek his parliament seat

Wife of ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to seek his parliament seat Someone should tell me what corruption charges I am facing. This was a U-turn from his earlier statement following his disqualification as an MP by Supreme Court of Pakistan that Shahbaz would be his permanent successor. The former premier is now leading a procession from Islamabad to Lahore, the capital of Punjab province and the PML-N's seat of power. Sharif planned to spend at least two n... [Full Article...]

Police Identify Man Killed In Crown Heights Apartment Building Fire

Police Identify Man Killed In Crown Heights Apartment Building Fire When firefighters arrived, the fire was out the second-floor window. "I was in the apartment and it got smoky", Gary Lawson, 73, who lived in the apartment with his roommate Smith, said. "We had noticed that there was smoke coming out, by the time we went to the door there was smoke", said Shatoya Killings. "So we had to make our way through the fire escape". [Full Article...]

Guam a pawn in US-North Korea confrontations - academic

Guam a pawn in US-North Korea confrontations - academic Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) surface-to-air, anti-missile systems will be deployed by Japan on August 12 in the four prefectures over which North Korea's ballistic missiles could potentially fly in the event of an attack near the Pacific island of Guam, local media reported Friday. [Full Article...]

Jadavpur University students protest against West Bengal government's decision to dissolve unions

Jadavpur University students protest against West Bengal government's decision to dissolve unions They also want the vice-chancellor to tell the government that the JU executive committee has chose to refrain from enacting the proposed changes.However, the university authorities seemed disinclined to accept the students' demands. The state government on June 7 has passed an order directing the authorities to make student's unions apolitical and appoint a teacher at respective universities to h... [Full Article...]

Japan's defense minister says North Korea action could constitute 'survival-threatening situation'

The announcement Thursday warned that the North is preparing a plan to fire four of its Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around the tiny island, which hosts 7,000 USA military personnel on two main bases and has a population of 160,000. [Full Article...]

Bihar: Lalu Yadav's aide, RJD leader Kedar Rai shot dead

Bihar: Lalu Yadav's aide, RJD leader Kedar Rai shot dead A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader in Bihar was shot dead on Thursday by unidentified assailants, police said. Though the politician was rushed to a private health facility in a critical condition, he died during the course of the treatment. [Full Article...]

Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha

Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha Dr Bajpai added that verification of the remaining cases was underway. "Swine flu cases usually go up after the monsoon showers because of a temperature change", said AK Dhariwal, director of National Centre for Disease Control. Ahemdabad alone has reported 28 cases and two deaths in the last 24 hours, and counting. Four patients with the H1N1 influenza have died. The previous IDSP - report till J... [Full Article...]


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