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Mattis leaves door open to some transgender military service

Mattis leaves door open to some transgender military service Mattis, leaving the department out to try to give a consistent position. "There's a host of issues and I'm learning more about this than I ever thought I would and it's obviously very complex to include the privacy issues which we respect", Mattis said. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move

CIA Director Mike Pompeo also told Fox News yesterday that he would not be surprised if another test were carried out. The statement then appears put the onus to act on Trump, saying Kim would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees". [Full Article...]

North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All

North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile last month for the first time, and USA intelligence agencies assess that Pyongyang can build a nuclear warhead small enough to fit atop a long-range missile, although it's not clear if it can target US cities. [Full Article...]

Falling tree 'kills 11' at religious festival in Madeira

Falling tree 'kills 11' at religious festival in Madeira A major Roman Catholic festival marking the Assumption, or entry into heaven, of the Virgin Mary was taking place at the time. It draws big crowds. Local media reports 35 people have been injured when the tree fell down. Television footage from the scene showed police and firefighters near the uprooted tree along with Red Cross workers. Emergency services are yet to make an official comment on... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

It comes days after the Korean People's Army announced it is preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific. Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis have both used strong language pertaining to North Korea's threats. [Full Article...]

Defense Secretary Mattis: 'we'll take out' North Korean missiles to Guam

Defense Secretary Mattis: 'we'll take out' North Korean missiles to Guam Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a large South Korean travel agency, said several customers called with concerns, but they weren't anxious enough to pay cancellation fees for their trips. However, there is a growing body of opinion that North Korea has mastered the science of making warheads small enough to put on a missile and constructing a vehicle capable of shielding a warhead thr... [Full Article...]

Defense Secretary, Schwarzenegger say U.S. ready to respond

Defense Secretary, Schwarzenegger say U.S. ready to respond Jonathan Pollack, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution specializing in Asia-Pacific security issues, says the USA day-to-day military capabilities in the western Pacific are "very imposing, very impressive". "We want to make sure that we don't just retaliate". And he "conveyed America's readiness to use the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies and the USA homeland". [Full Article...]

Defense Secretary Mattis: 'we'll take out' North Korean missiles to Guam

Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a large South Korean travel agency, said several customers called with concerns, but they weren't anxious enough to pay cancellation fees for their trips. However, there is a growing body of opinion that North Korea has mastered the science of making warheads small enough to put on a missile and constructing a vehicle capable of shielding a warhead thr... [Full Article...]

Crisis with North Korea turns slightly to diplomacy

Mattis and Tillerson called on China, which is North Korea's main trading partner and ally, to take advantage of an "unparallelled opportunity" to assert its influence on Pyongyang. Calling President Donald Trump's warning of "fire and fury" if it threatens the US a "load of nonsense", General Kim Rak Gyon said in a statement carried by state-run news agency KCNA that "only absolute force" can wor... [Full Article...]

North Korean leader says USA could defuse nuclear showdown with concrete gestures

Mr Kim said he will "watch the actions of the U.S. a little bit more" before deciding whether to launch the missile attack, according to the state news agency. The South Koreans raised doubt that North Korea may soon be capable of launching a nuclear missile at the U.S. Sunday after South Korea's vice defense minister said that the North does not appear to have the technology. [Full Article...]

North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam As reported by Reuters , Kim made his first public appearance in almost two weeks, in which he was seen inspecting the command of his army. "The army north korea had announced last week that it would finalize, by mid-August a detailed plan to launch four missiles, which, after flying over the Japan would shoot down to 30 or 40 kilometers of Guam" in order to send a "warning critical" in the Uni... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift wins groping lawsuit

Taylor Swift wins groping lawsuit The jury ruled in favor of Swift Monday and rejected Mueller's claims made against Swift's mother and her radio promotions manager. Soon after a jury determined that Taylor Swift had been groped by a radio station host before a concert in Denver, the singer-songwriter vowed to become a voice and example for other victims of sexual assault . [Full Article...]

FIC: MACC detains Isa Samad

FIC: MACC detains Isa Samad Former Felda Global Ventures Bhd (FGV) chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad was arrested today by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in connection with the overpriced purchase of two hotels by the corporation's subsidiary Felda Investment Corporation (FIC). [Full Article...]

Dozen Fall Sick by Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in New Jersey

First responders and police officers pulled eight people from the home. The others were affected were taken to Morristown Memorial Hospital and Saint Clare's Hospital in-Dover. The cause of the leak is still being investigated. None of the victims' names were released. Firefighters from Budd Lake Fire Company, emergency medical personnel from Stanhope-Netcong First Aid, Chester First Aid, Roxbur... [Full Article...]

Husky Energy Buying Superior Calumet Refinery

Husky Energy Buying Superior Calumet Refinery The 50,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Superior, Wis., is being purchased from Calumet Specialty Products Partners of in in a deal expected to close in the fourth quarter, the companies said Monday. It is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. Guttormson said asphalt is transported by rail and can easily be moved across the border to where it is in demand. [Full Article...]

Chief of staff of Iran's Armed Forces visiting Turkey

Chief of staff of Iran's Armed Forces visiting Turkey Pro-government Turkish Daily Sabah quoted diplomatic sources as saying the visit was a "milestone" and would not have been possible unless both sides were willing to make deals on both Syria and Iraq. But Turkey and Russian Federation have been cooperating more over Syria in recent months, helping to extract civilians from Aleppo and then co-sponsoring peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana. [Full Article...]

Teen arrested for allegedly choking mother's ex-boyfriend to death

Teen arrested for allegedly choking mother's ex-boyfriend to death Moux, who heard the commotion from his bedroom, came running to his mother's aid and saw Washington on top of her. That's when Moux allegedly pulled Washington off of his mom and choked him, leading to his death. During the fracas, Washington, of Allerton, lost consciousness and was later pronounced dead at North Central Bronx Hopsital , police said. Two of them are for instances of domestic vi... [Full Article...]

North Korean leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan

China, Russia and Germany voiced dismay at the war of words between Pyongyang and Washington . It says they work 12 or 14-hour shifts and are paid a monthly salary of roughly $260. McMaster confirmed to South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-yong that no preparations were being made for military action", said a diplomatic source in Washington , D.C. [Full Article...]

Irish J1 student suffers 'PAINFULLY awkward' encounter with Taoiseach Leo Varadker

Irish J1 student suffers 'PAINFULLY awkward' encounter with Taoiseach Leo Varadker She then put him to sit in a tiny table in the corner of the restaurant. "I don't think", she told RTE Radio. "They were like "oh we have an extra person". on a special student visa for the summer, said she felt "very embarrassed" by the slip up and apologised before moving the Taoiseach's party to another, bigger table. [Full Article...]

Israel rearrests radical Islamic cleric for incitement

Israel rearrests radical Islamic cleric for incitement Israeli police on Tuesday arrested Sheikh Raed Salah , influential cleric and Palestinian resistance figure who is the leader of the Islamic Movement in Israel, from his home in the northern city of Umm al-Fahm. "On several occasions, after the (Islamic) Movement was outlawed, the inciter spoke before an audience and a series of statements were published in the media", a police statement said. [Full Article...]


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