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Global Media N. Korea leader briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam
Author: 0 N. Korea leader briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

But Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, expressed hope that diplomatic and economic pressure would force the communist state to curb its nuclear weapons program. However, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford also underlined the U.S. was ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation.

Global Media Cleveland Cavaliers release complete 2017-18 regular season schedule
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers release complete 2017-18 regular season schedule

ET tip, followed by the rekindling of the Celtics-Lakers rivalry at 10:30 p.m. ET. One aspect of this season's schedule is more rest worked into the calendar. The league is also taking a page from the NFL: It is now labeling the schedule by week . The Celtics arrive February 8 and April 10, the latter of which is Washington's final home game of the regular season.

Global Media One of 2 Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack identified
Author: 0 One of 2 Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack identified

Among those killed were two Canadians, two Kuwaitis and citizens of France, Senegal, Nigeria, Lebanon and Turkey in addition to others from Burkino Faso, the country's Foreign Ministry said. Eighteen people died and at least eight others were wounded in the attack, according to Communications Minister and government spokesperson Remy Danguinou.

Global Media Texas A&M abruptly cancels planned white nationalist rally
Author: 0 Texas A&M abruptly cancels planned white nationalist rally

Rep. Paul Workman, R-Austin, announced that Aggies in the House will send a letter asking Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp to do what he can to "keep this from going on at our campus". He said he had signed up to protest at a "free speech area" on campus on September 11, but had not heard from anyone at the school since he announced.

Global Media Trump Pondering Pardon for Racial Profiler Joe Arpaio
Author: 0 Trump Pondering Pardon for Racial Profiler Joe Arpaio

But the sheriff refused to stop his immigration patrols, eventually leading to the criminal contempt of court case that he's embroiled in.it also contributed to his failed re-election bid past year. "I might do it right away, maybe early this week", Trump said. "In addition, Defendants MCSO and Arpaio pursue a pattern or practice of illegal retaliation against their perceived critics by subjecting them to baseless criminal actions, unfounded civil lawsuits, or meritless administrative ...

Author: 0 North Korea and McMaster's Deterrence Dishonesty

Mattis said the United States would know the trajectory of a North Korean missile "within moments" and if a missile is assessed to be hitting Guam, "we will take it out". Dunford's trip has been long scheduled and was not arranged in response to the North Korean nuclear threat. A spokesman for SDF said the missiles were being deployed not to intercept missiles, but rather "just in case".

Global Media Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence
Author: 0 Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence

Acosta, shouting his questions after Trump signed an executive order, at first pressed the president on why he didn't initially condemn white supremacist hate groups after the weekend attack in Charlottesville. Mentioning the White House has said there would be an actual press conference today , Acosta again shouted out to Trump, "Can we ask some more questions?" "As the president was walking out, I responded that he has spread plenty of fake news himself", Acosta tweeted, adding: "The ...

Global Media Mother Of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump For Condemning Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists
Author: 0 Mother Of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump For Condemning Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists

Four people have been arrested, including James Fields, a 20-year-old white man from OH who is being held in jail on suspicion of deliberately crashing the vehicle. He described Fields as being "fairly quiet", "smart", and also an open admirer of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced late Saturday that federal authorities would pursue a civil rights investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Global Media China's property development investment grows at slower pace
Author: 0 China's property development investment grows at slower pace

Mirroring the underwhelming retail result, industrial output and urban fixed asset investment also painted a disappointing picture on the industrial sectors within the Chinese economy. Retail sales rose 10.4 percent, 0.6 percentage points slower than June and 0.4 percentage points slower than market expectations. Markets had been expecting an increase of 8.6% year-on-year, unchanged from the first six months of the year.

Global Media Seine-et-Marne Car Ramming: Vehicle Drives Into Pizzeria in France
Author: 0 Seine-et-Marne Car Ramming: Vehicle Drives Into Pizzeria in France

He said the driver had been arrested and the early indications were that this was not an act of terrorism. He had, the spokesman said, tried to kill himself a few days ago. The incident reignited fears in France after a string of attacks in which a vehicle was the weapon of choice. The suspect, a 36-year-old Algerian man, was later shot and wounded after a dramatic motorway chase.

Global Media Gold Hits Two-Month High on North Korea Tensions
Author: 0 Gold Hits Two-Month High on North Korea Tensions

The dollar index , which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, edged up 0.1 percent to 93.168, .DXY , after slipping around 0.3 percent on Friday. "Typically you would see buyers coming in off a sell-off ... you could see some buying on the dips", said Prudential Financial chief market strategist Quincy Krosby.

Global Media Centre assures of help to Assam as 10 more die in floods
Author: 0 Centre assures of help to Assam as 10 more die in floods

Rescue and relief measures are being carried out on a war footing. Meanwhile, the Red Horns Division of Indian Army moved swiftly to the aid of flood-hit western Assam and in Karbi Anglong in Central Assam. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has visited Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts today. The government has launched massive relief and rescue operations with help from the Army, Air Force as well as National Disaster Response Force and Bihar State Disaster Response Force teams in ...

Global Media Rubio May Have Been Target of Assassination Plot: Memo
Author: 0 Rubio May Have Been Target of Assassination Plot: Memo

Authorities haven't confirmed the alleged threat as an authentic one, but it's believed to have come from ruling party leader Diosdado Cabello , with whom Rubio has publicly feuded. The memo also stated that Cabello might have contacted "unspecified Mexican nationals" to carry out the hit. "We have lost a democracy", Rubio said before the July 30 vote.

Global Media China Remains Reserved As US Trades Threats With North Korea
Author: 0 China Remains Reserved As US Trades Threats With North Korea

The White House adviser said Monday that the US trade representative's investigation would proceed independent of policy toward North Korea . Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a regional forum last week that China would pay a price for implementing the sanctions, given China's traditional economic ties with North Korea .

Global Media Refugees, Fighters in Lebanon Head for Syria
Author: 0 Refugees, Fighters in Lebanon Head for Syria

A Lebanese army offensive against IS is expected to start soon. The transfer, and another one early this month of Jabhat Fatah Al Sham fighters and refugees , echoes deals struck within Syria in which Damascus has shuttled rebels and civilians to opposition areas.

Global Media Willie Nelson Ends Show Abruptly Due To Health Reasons
Author: 0 Willie Nelson Ends Show Abruptly Due To Health Reasons

The 84-year-old country crooner had to cut the show short and was taken to a local hospital, Billboard reports. "I am feeling a lot better now and headed for lower ground". While the Utah health scare was the real deal, Willie Nelson has always been a target of faux health scares and celebrity death hoaxes. He canceled several shows in late January and early February after coming down with a "bad cold".

Global Media Baylor's London helps U.S. to silver in 4x400 relay
Author: 0 Baylor's London helps U.S. to silver in 4x400 relay

The U.S. team, consisting of Wil London III, Gil Roberts, Michael Cherry and Kerley, ran a season's best time of 2:58.61 for the silver medal. Great Britain, urged on by a home crowd, took the bronze in 2:59.00. "To come back here and get a gold medal and a national record to boot was a great way to cap it off. God is good". Jareem Richards admitted: "I just tried to go there and make sure we have the chance to execute well on the last leg".

Global Media Why centre not defending Art 35-A in Supreme Court: Omar Abdullah
Author: 0 Why centre not defending Art 35-A in Supreme Court: Omar Abdullah

Article 35A of the Indian Constitution is an article that empowers the Jammu and Kashmir state's legislature to define "permanent residents" of the state and provide special rights and privileges to those permanent residents. He said the propaganda that women who marry outside the state face serious bias because of the article as they lose property rights was wrong. Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday expressed doubts over the announcement of Chief Minister ...

Global Media Guam issues guidelines in case of a nuclear attack
Author: 0 Guam issues guidelines in case of a nuclear attack

No one knows if or when the North Korea leader will give the order to launch. Trump, vacationing at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf resort, earlier took to Twitter to warn North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that U.S. "You are safe", Trump told Calvo. The US-North Korean stand-off, which has simmered since the end of the Korean War in 1953, has grown more tense in recent months over worries that the North's nuclear weapons programme is nearing the ability to target the US mainland.

Global Media Judge Drops DJ's Complaint Against Taylor Swift, Closing Arguments Expected Today
Author: 0 Judge Drops DJ's Complaint Against Taylor Swift, Closing Arguments Expected Today

In duelling lawsuits, Ms Swift said Mr Mueller groped her at a backstage 2013 event and Mr Mueller accused Ms Swift, her mother and a Swift representative of getting him fired while denying the groping accusation. Luke whom Kesha said raped and abused her. Mr Baldridge noted Mr Mueller lost audio recordings he took secretly during a meeting with his bosses after he was sacked from a Denver country music station.

Global Media Man arrested for allegedly planning to blow up Oklahoma City bank
Author: 0 Man arrested for allegedly planning to blow up Oklahoma City bank

A federal complaint filed on Sunday says a confidential informant told the FBI in December that Varnell wanted to blow up a building and "that Varnell was upset with the government and was seeking retaliation". Varnell allegedly claimed to have experience making small bombs, but was convinced by an undercover agent, posing as an explosives expert nicknamed "Professor", that the agent should provide the supplies.

Global Media Boise vigil to show solidarity with Charlottesville
Author: 0 Boise vigil to show solidarity with Charlottesville

People in Saskatoon are planning a vigil honouring those killed following race-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend. Lee commanded the Confederate States Army during the Civil War. The gathering kicked off with Erin Erickson, the Missoula Rises, organizer thanking attendees for standing against hate, and recapping events in Charlottesville.

Global Media Mattis, Tillerson make United States stance on North Korea more confusing
Author: 0 Mattis, Tillerson make United States stance on North Korea more confusing

His visit came the day after President Trump said North Korea would be met with " fire and fury " in the event of a nuclear attack. John Kelly, 67 Another retired four-star Marine Corps general, the White House chief of staff will see the defence secretary and national security adviser as his allies in the situation room in the bowels of the White...

Global Media $1M Powerball ticket sold at IL food mart; new jackpot at $430M
Author: 0 $1M Powerball ticket sold at IL food mart; new jackpot at $430M

Someone won the $393 million Mega Millions jackpot last week in Palos Heights, Illinois. The winning numbers for Saturday's Powerball jackpot are 20, 24, 26, 35 and 49 and the Powerball number is 19. The former Iowan returned to Clive, Iowa for his 55-year high school class reunion and picked up a Powerball ticket while in town. He used Easy Pick, allowing the computer to randomly select the numbers on his ticket.

Global Media Trump picks a favorite to fill Jeff Sessions' Senate seat
Author: 0 Trump picks a favorite to fill Jeff Sessions' Senate seat

In the robocall, Trump urges those in the state to go out and vote for odd in Tuesday's primary. Both Brooks and odd may be losing to the third viable candidate in the nine-way race. They make up a field competing for the Republican nomination in an election to determine who will fill Alabama's U.S. Senate seat once held by Jeff Sessions , now the U.S.

Global Media Lexington, Kentucky Mayor Announces Plans To Relocate Its Confederate Statues
Author: 0 Lexington, Kentucky Mayor Announces Plans To Relocate Its Confederate Statues

Lee statue, Mayor Jim Gray has chose to expedite the removal of Confederate monuments in Lexington. "All of that is to say that nothing about a decision like this is casual for me or for any of us", said Gray. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that the commission is likely to approve the removal because there's a plan to move the statues to a park. He then said that he is taking steps to remove two monuments to John Hunt Morgan and John C.

Global Media S Korea's Moon says war unthinkable
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China , being a North Korean ally due to the Sino-North Korean Mutual Aid and Cooperation Friendship Treaty, said through Chinese-state run news outlet that they would remain neutral if North Korea attacks the USA first. Tension has increased in recent months over concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear weapon.

Global Media NYPD prepares for Trump's return to the city
Author: 0 NYPD prepares for Trump's return to the city

The protest follows a series of rallies across New York City and the country in response to the fatal white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. New Yorkers know who we are-we are a city for everyone. The president's penthouse occupies three levels of Trump Tower. Trump has said "many sides" are to blame for violence.

Global Media Memorial created at State Police headquarters for Lt. Cullen, Trooper Bates
Author: 0 Memorial created at State Police headquarters for Lt. Cullen, Trooper Bates

The helicopter crashed near 43 Old Farm Road, near the Birdwood Golf Course in Charlottesville, Va ., on Saturday . Neighbors say the helicopter floated low before arriving in the forested areas. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time by state police, the FAA and NTSB. The Bell 407 helicopter was assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Global Media Suspect in deadly Virginia car ramming due in court
Author: 0 Suspect in deadly Virginia car ramming due in court

The police told media they were holding him on suspicion of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding, and one hit-and-run count. Fields, identified by the Washington Post as a 20-year old from OH, is the man charged with second-degree murder in the attack.

Global Media Sensex Rises 230 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Nears 9800
Author: 0 Sensex Rises 230 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Nears 9800

Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 52.40 points or 0.54% at 9,763.20 with 41 components gaining. It had dropped by 355.60 points or 3.53 per cent in the previous week. "Besides the spillover of the "shell" shock, a flare-up in geopolitical tensions following North Korea's nuclear tests and dozens of quarterly earnings kept markets in a tizzy", said D.K.

Global Media Portlanders gather to honor victims of Charlottesville attack
Author: 0 Portlanders gather to honor victims of Charlottesville attack

Submit your Newswire tips here. Mr. Trump ignored a question from a reporter as to what he would say to white supremacists who voiced support for him Saturday. 13, 2017. Kessler also said the media was misrepresenting the "Unite The Right" rally and he described the rally as a way "for white people to be able to stand up for their interests as a group".

Global Media Chinese vice-premier arrives today
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Wang, who attended the flag hoisting ceremony at Islamabad's Convention Centre, said China and Pakistan had stood by each other in hard times and "this friendship will stand the test of time and grow with coming generations", Dawn reported.

Global Media North Korea says it will develop Guam strike plan by mid-August
Author: 0 North Korea says it will develop Guam strike plan by mid-August

If carried out, it would be its most provocative missile launch to date. Those caught outdoors should get "clean as soon as possible, to remove radioactive material that may have settled on the body", particularly the outer layer of clothing which in itself 'could remove 90 of the radioactive material'.

Global Media Caster Semenya wins women's 800m gold
Author: 0 Caster Semenya wins women's 800m gold

To add to her achievement, Semenya equals the legendary Maria Mutola's record of winning three world titles in the 800. Semenya clinched her second 800m gold medal at the world championships following her 2009 triumph in Berlin, while she also won a bronze medal in the 1 500m at this edition.

Global Media Martin Keown sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Martin Keown sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho

While Matic won the man of the match award, Lukaku also took plenty of plaudits as he announced his arrival at Old Trafford with the opening two goals on his home debut. While Matic reminded United and Chelsea fans alike of his undoubted excellence against the Hammers , Juan Mata zigged and zagged, always looking for the ball and a chance, Mkhitaryan prowled the edge of the box, eventually gaining a deserved assist, and Paul Pogba looked to pull the strings.

Global Media 'Hundreds' dead in Sierra Leone flooding and mudslides
Author: 0 'Hundreds' dead in Sierra Leone flooding and mudslides

The death toll is expected to rise as more bodies are recovered. The disaster struck in the late night and early morning hours, leaving scores of people vulnerable as majority were still asleep. The country's deputy information officer said it was still trying to compile exact number of casualties. Many of Sierra Leone's poorest areas are close to sea level, making them vulnerable to flooding in the rainy season.

Global Media Big Ben to go silent for longest period in history
Author: 0 Big Ben to go silent for longest period in history

Parliamentary authorities said stopping Big Ben - the commonly used name for the Palace of Westminster's Elizabeth Tower - would protect workers carrying out the repairs . Parts of the Great Clock, which was installed in 1859, require urgent investigation and fix and numerous 312 pieces of pot opal glass used to make up each of the clock faces need to be replaced.

Global Media In call with Trump, China's Xi urges restraint over North Korea
Author: 0 In call with Trump, China's Xi urges restraint over North Korea

Guam is home to a USA air base, a Navy installation, a Coast Guard group and roughly 6,000 U.S. military personnel. "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely", he wrote on Twitter. The North then came out with a threat to lob four intermediate-range "Hwasong-12" missiles near Guam, a tiny USA territory some 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) from Pyongyang .

Global Media Barcelona confirm €40m deal for Guangzhou Evergrande's Paulinho
Author: 0 Barcelona confirm €40m deal for Guangzhou Evergrande's Paulinho

To be fair, Paulinho has been an integral part of Brazil's side since Tite took over as national team manager in June past year after the team had a miserable time in the Copa América Centenario. Meanwhile, Guangzhou captain Zheng Zhi has also confirmed Paulinho's switch to the La Liga and admitted the South American star's departure will be a blow for the Chinese outfit.

Global Media Minutes from missiles, Guam gets to grips with uncertain fate
Author: 0 Minutes from missiles, Guam gets to grips with uncertain fate

There are 69,000 Filipinos working in Korea while at least 30,000 Filipinos reside in Guam. "There's even a THAAD system in South Korea now". Guam, with an area of only 544 square kilometers, hosts a military presence of almost 7,000 military personnel and it is expected to house thousands more in the near future, as the United States moves military assets and personnel now housed on the Japanese island of Okinawa.

Global Media SpaceX to Send Supercomputer into Space
Author: 0 SpaceX to Send Supercomputer into Space

But this upgrading process takes a lot of time and money, and it adds weight to the computer, according to HPE . Because the ISS sits outside the majority of Earth's protective atmosphere, it's exposed to more radiation - from solar flares and cosmic rays that originate outside the Solar System.

Global Media Central Intelligence Agency chief: 'Nothing imminent' in standoff with N Korea
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency chief: 'Nothing imminent' in standoff with N Korea

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd believes the world has entered a "new and unsafe period" - and that the prospect of war on the Korean Peninsula "is becoming more possible". " The president has made it very clear to the North Korean regime how America will respond if certain actions are taken ", Pompeo said. "And it's time for all nations, including China , Russia, as well as our close allies, Japan and South Korea , to work together toward a common goal of denuclearizing the ...

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