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Global Media Top US General Commits to Work with Tokyo to Strengthen Missile Defense
Author: 0 Top US General Commits to Work with Tokyo to Strengthen Missile Defense

They confirmed that Japan and the United States will take concrete steps, including on missile defense, to bolster their defense capabilities. Tillerson warned that the United States will honor treaty obligations to defend Japan "without reservation", and would be working to improve military alliances with other countries in the region , including South Korea, India and Australia.

Global Media Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Says He Found USS Indianapolis Wreckage
Author: 0 Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Says He Found USS Indianapolis Wreckage

The Indy sunk just past midnight on July 30, 1945, days after the ship delivered to the Island of Tinian the components used to build the atomic bomb that the USA dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Richard Hulver, an antiquarian with the Naval History and Heritage Command, recognized a maritime landing make that recorded a locating of Indianapolis hours before it was hit.

Global Media USA says Iraqi forces ready for next battle against Islamic State extremists
Author: 0 USA says Iraqi forces ready for next battle against Islamic State extremists

IS captured Baiji, a Sunni Arab town around 200 kilometres from the capital, in June 2014 during a lightning offensive that saw the jihadist group rout security forces and grab swathes of Syria and northern Iraq. Mosul took a heavy toll on Iraqi forces, with as many as 1,400 troops killed and more than 7,000 wounded. Iraqi military leaders said Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has approved their combat plans, The Associated Press reported.

Global Media Video Showing Face-off At Pangong Appears On Facebook
Author: 0 Video Showing Face-off At Pangong Appears On Facebook

The development comes in the backdrop of the ongoing standoff between Chinese and Indian troops in Doklam in Sikkim sector. The pelting of stones took place when the two sides were retreating after a face-off at Finger Four and Finger Five near Pangong Lake on August 15.

Author: 0 Trump's stance on statues alienates Republicans

The current resolution calls for lawmakers to "censure and condemn" Trump for what it calls an "inadequate" response to the violence on Saturday in Charlottesville , Va. The White House did not answer questions Wednesday about whether he'd yet done so. "Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists and people like Ms.

Global Media Train station in Nimes, France evacuated as police search for armed man
Author: 0 Train station in Nimes, France evacuated as police search for armed man

According to initial reports three individuals got off a train from Paris and started shooting. The men boarded the train at Nimes, just east of Spain. The officials, who were not authorized to be publicly named, said no one has been reported hurt in the operation. French authorities say a police operation is underway at a train station near the Spanish border and all passengers have been evacuated.

Global Media Cow protection for BJP means killing of minority people: Congress
Author: 0 Cow protection for BJP means killing of minority people: Congress

Moreover, 100 more cows have been reported to have died in Bemetera district of Chhattisgarh, and the villagers have blamed negligence from authorities and lack of food and maintenance at the cow shelter for the deaths. "I am not guilty for the deaths", Hindustan Times quoted Harish Verma as saying. But the BJP leader in his defence has raised finger at Raman Singh government, which was giving aide to the Shagun Gaushala.

Global Media Steve Bannon out as White House Chief Strategist
Author: 0 Steve Bannon out as White House Chief Strategist

The Brietbart News editor did not leave in a whimper, however, telling The Weekly Standard shortly after his dismissal that he's finally "free" to 'crush the opposition'. Bannon, a former head of far-right outlet, Breitbart News , has been labeled a white supremacist. Bossie, who gave his interview before the news broke about Bannon's return to his former job, said he does believe that as chief strategist at the White House, Bannon was getting a "bad rap".

Global Media Train accident in India killed dozens of people
Author: 0 Train accident in India killed dozens of people

Eight of the train's coaches derailed and toppled over each other, police said. Anil Saxena, a spokesman for the railways, said it was too early to speculate about the causes of Saturday's crash. Authorities have rushed police teams and disaster response force personnel to the spot to intensify rescue work. The accident is the latest disaster to hit India's most populous state.

Global Media PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam
Author: 0 PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam

Last week it backed the toughest United Nations sanctions yet against North Korea , which could cost Kim Jong-un's regime $1 billion. "Tourism - I can say this - you're going to go up ten-fold, with the expenditure of no money...." The telephone call between the Guam Governor and President Trump was filmed and posted to Eddie Calvo's Facebook page .

Global Media PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam
Author: 0 PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam

Last week it backed the toughest United Nations sanctions yet against North Korea , which could cost Kim Jong-un's regime $1 billion. "Tourism - I can say this - you're going to go up ten-fold, with the expenditure of no money...." The telephone call between the Guam Governor and President Trump was filmed and posted to Eddie Calvo's Facebook page .

Author: 0 Barcelona and the Bottomless Depravity of Donald Trump

Is Kim Jong-un planning a hydrogen bomb? "Maximum coordination to arrest the attackers, reinforce security and attend to all those affected", he said . A former Homeland security adviser to President Barack Obama said Friday that President Donald Trump's recent invocation of a myth about a United States general killing Muslim prisoners is risky because it's "fact-free".

Global Media 20 killed, 40 injured as Kalinga Utkal Express derails in UP
Author: 0 20 killed, 40 injured as Kalinga Utkal Express derails in UP

At least 10 passenger trains on the busy route were diverted following the accident, a Northern Railway release said. Four of those injured are believed to be critical and have been rushed to a hospital. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said the Minister of State (MoS) for Railways, Manoj Sinha will be visiting the site with seniors officers. "Stranded passengers will be offered other travel options, Chief Public Relations Officer Neeraj Sharma told ANI".

Global Media Boy battling cancer meets Tom Brady after Patriots practice at The Greenbrier
Author: 0 Boy battling cancer meets Tom Brady after Patriots practice at The Greenbrier

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Bill's been a great friend of mine, a mentor. I'll feel it. Would Vince Lombardi have sacrificed Jim Taylor or Paul Hornung, Ray Nietschke or Dave Robinson? But Bill Belichick always stresses all three phases of the game, and Brady has a pretty good read on how National Football League defenses operate, so why not see what the life of a special teamer is all about? Opponents should be in awe of ...

Global Media Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

Meanwhile, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Saturday to do "everything, to the best of my ability", to protect his nation's people as tensions escalate over North Korea's plans to send missiles over Japan toward Guam. Trump warned on Tuesday that if Pyongyang does not stop threatening the USA, it "will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen". The motto of the 28,000 American troops in South Korea - as well as long range bombers based 2,000 miles away on Guam - ...

Global Media Boston hopes to keep peace at 'Free Speech Rally'
Author: 0 Boston hopes to keep peace at 'Free Speech Rally'

The event - set for Saturday - is expected to draw large crowds following demonstrations led by conservative alt-right, Neo-Nazi and white supremacy organizations in Charlottesville, Va. Boston police estimated the size of the crowd participating in the march to the Common at about 15,000. Officials said that more than 500 police officers , including undercover cops, will be patrolling the area.

Global Media Local shelter times and specials for Clear the Shelter event on Saturday
Author: 0 Local shelter times and specials for Clear the Shelter event on Saturday

Last year , around 20 cats and dogs from The City of Wichita Falls Animal Services Center found forever homes and 50,000 pets found forever homes across the country. They take great pride in their work to rehab animals that need some extra TLC. Since the first Clear the Shelters adoption drives began in 2015, more than 73,000 pets have been adopted during the one-day event.

Global Media Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid 'distraction — BBCI
Author: 0 Trumps to skip Kennedy honours to avoid 'distraction — BBCI

The President and the First Lady will not attend the annual Kennedy Center honors in December after two stars said the would boycott the event and others voiced their unhappiness. Sanders said that the Trumps "extend their sincerest congratulations and well wishes to all of this year's award recipients for their many accomplishments" in a White House statement.

Global Media Young Australian boy missing after van attack in Barcelona
Author: 0 Young Australian boy missing after van attack in Barcelona

Tony Cadman, Julian's grandfather, had appealed for help and information about his grandson's whereabouts after the attack. The boy's concerned aunt Maricar Querimit Estera, posted onto Facebook saying "pray for my nephew who (is) still missing in Barcelona attack.your family (is) waiting for you".

Global Media Finance minister, BOK chief discuss North Korea risks, South Korea's household debt
Author: 0 Finance minister, BOK chief discuss North Korea risks, South Korea's household debt

South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo and his US counterpart James Mattis had a phone conversation on Wednesday to discuss ways to bolster the Seoul-Washington alliance to deal with the North's nuclear and missile threats. "The president's rhetoric could be aimed at China, but largely it is aimed at North Korea, trying to deter", Roehrig said. Rejecting Japan's position that the comfort women issue was settled by the Korea-Japan normalization treaty in 1965, Moon said it was never ...

Global Media USA and Japan agree to cooperate on matter of North Korea
Author: 0 USA and Japan agree to cooperate on matter of North Korea

Mr Kono said Japan would strengthen its defence posture in response to the North Korean threat, as well as encourage China to fully implement United Nations sanctions targeting North Korea over its weapons programme. U.S. President Donald Trump and some members of his administration have made clear that the United States would regard the threat to Guam as a threat against America , perhaps even if the area where North Korean ballistic missiles drop is open water .

Global Media Trump offers support to Spanish president after Barcelona attack
Author: 0 Trump offers support to Spanish president after Barcelona attack

Some 34 nationalities were among nearly 130 people wounded in the attacks in Las Ramblas and in Cambrils , which lies around 70 miles to the south west. The Catalan police chief, promising more news in coming hours, said that besides the five attackers shot dead in Cambrils , police had arrested four men in relation to the attacks - one in Alcanar and three in the town of Ripoll.

Global Media NASA live show amazing footage of a solar Eclipse
Author: 0 NASA live show amazing footage of a solar Eclipse

What are the details of the eclipse? People in Columbia will experience two and a half minutes of a total eclipse, the longest time on the East Coast, starting at 2:43 p.m. "But it can also damage your eyes, so we are urging people to use extreme caution and only look at a solar eclipse if you have eyewear with a special solar filter ".

Global Media Syrian army, Hezbollah launch offensive against IS
Author: 0 Syrian army, Hezbollah launch offensive against IS

Small groups of Daesh militants are surrendering to Lebanese militia Hezbollah near a checkpoint at the Syrian-Lebanese border, a source in Hezbollah told Sputnik on Friday. The Lebanese military clarified that it isn't cooperating with the Syrian military in the operation. "Our mission is to clear the border areas all the way to the Syrian borders".

Global Media US, South Korean defence chiefs to meet this month - Pentagon
Author: 0 US, South Korean defence chiefs to meet this month - Pentagon

Japan, which hosts about 50,000 US forces members, has sought support for worldwide efforts to pressure North Korea . Of course, Japan, whose military has always been constrained by its pacifist Constitution, has no intention of weakening its ties with the United States , particularly when it comes to security.

Global Media Korea Nuclear Threat Is Real. But It's Not Nuking the US Homeland
Author: 0 Korea Nuclear Threat Is Real. But It's Not Nuking the US Homeland

Moon added: "However, I am saying any military action to be taken on the Korean Peninsula requires South Korea's consent unless it is taken outside the peninsula". 14 that any attack on the U.S., including Guam, "could escalate into war very quickly". Mr. Trump "tries to put pressure on North Korea by showing his determination".

Global Media Talks on the merger of AIADMK are going on smoothly
Author: 0 Talks on the merger of AIADMK are going on smoothly

Amid reports of hurdles between the AIADMK factions over merger talks, O Panneerselvam on Saturday officially acknowledged that talks are going on, and a good decision will be announced soon. That took care of two of the three conditions laid down by O Panneerselvam for a merger of the two parties. According to sources, this may not happen immediately, but the factions will commit to ensuring that the ouster is done at the earliest.

Global Media Ruth Pfau: State funeral for Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa'
Author: 0 Ruth Pfau: State funeral for Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa'

Pfau first came to Pakistan in 1960 to dedicate her life to treating leprosy patients, establishing 157 centers dedicated to those suffering from the disease. "There is no one like her and there won't be any replacement to her". Pakistan suffered high rates of leprosy up until the mid-1990s. Dr Ruth Pfau was awarded numerous national and worldwide awards, including the highest civil awards of "Hilal-e-Imtiaz" and "Hilal-e-Pakistan", in recognition of her meritorious services to the nation.

Global Media Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula
Author: 0 Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

After two weeks of heightened rhetoric, things calmed down and came to a pause, thanks to South Korean president who seemingly was advised by the U.S. 'Both the United States and South Korea do not believe North Korea has yet completely gained re-entry technology in material engineering terms, ' Vice Defence Minister Suh Choo-suk said in remarks televised on Sunday for a Korea Broadcasting System show.

Global Media Pentagon: US to take missiles down if North Korean fires
Author: 0 Pentagon: US to take missiles down if North Korean fires

Dunford, the highest-ranking US official to visit the Asia-Pacific region since the crisis escalated last week, told reporters in Seoul . The allies could look to make a conciliatory gesture towards Pyongyang by not involving U.S. "They can not cast off the yoke of dependence on foreign powers, and are pulled along by the chain of subordination to the United States". "Dialogue between South and North Korea should be resumed, but we don't need to hurry up on that", he said.

Global Media South Korea's Moon says there will be no war on Korean peninsula
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon says there will be no war on Korean peninsula

The US and South Korea will go ahead with joint military drills next week, resisting pressure from North Korea and its ally China to halt the contentious exercises. The annual joint drills, which involve tens of thousands of US and South Korean troops, have been deemed a preparation for war by North Korea. Dunford told reporters that he has advised the US leadership not to dial back on the exercises with South Korea.

Global Media South Korea: Trump Won't Go to War Without Our Say-So
Author: 0 South Korea: Trump Won't Go to War Without Our Say-So

US Vice-President Mike Pence told reporters in Chile on Wednesday "all options" remained on the table with regards to North Korea . Dunford plans to be in Tokyo on Friday. Moon's policy on Pyongyang came in for criticism from his rivals, particularly Hong of the Liberty Korea Party and Ahn of the People's Party, who both touted tougher lines on North Korea.

Author: 0 South Korean President Says He Can Veto War Against North Korea

The US and President Donald Trump had agreed to discuss all potential actions with South Korea "regardless of what kind of options it takes", Moon said. Japan is also holding annual military drills with the USA over the next few weeks. "As long as the threat in North Korea exists we need to maintain a high state of readiness to respond to that threat", he said.

Author: 0 Trump heads to Camp David for meeting on military strategy

What is the South Asia strategy? The administration has said its Afghanistan strategy will be informed by a review of its approach to the broader region, including Pakistan and India. " Previous experiences have shown that sending more troops to Afghanistan will not result in anything other than further destruction of American military and economical might ", the Taliban said in the English-language letter released to media and addressed to Trump.

Global Media Baahubali 2 actor Prabhas starts shooting for his next movie Saaho
Author: 0 Baahubali 2 actor Prabhas starts shooting for his next movie Saaho

Prabhas has been working out for his looks and have started shooting for the action thriller, which is set to hit the theatres in 2018. As per reports, a huge set has been erected at a studio in the city with an expense of Rs 5 crore, where Prabhas received a warm welcome from his film's unit members.

Global Media Inspired by Charlottesville, military chiefs condemn racism
Author: 0 Inspired by Charlottesville, military chiefs condemn racism

Five of the country's top uniformed leaders - of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and National Guard - have all sent tweets critical of "racism", "hatred" and "extremism", after a man who reportedly expressed admiration for Nazism allegedly drove a vehicle into a crowd of people protesting against white supremacy Saturday.

Global Media French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis
Author: 0 French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

A White House statement said Trump and President Emmanuel Macron had discussed "the increasingly unsafe situation associated with North Korea's destabilizing and escalatory behavior". Pyongyang's plans are for missiles to splash down in the Pacific, as close as 19 miles to Guam . Tough talk aside, talks between senior USA and North Korean diplomats continue through a back channel previously used to negotiate the return of Americans held in North Korea.

Global Media US Launches China Trade Probe
Author: 0 US Launches China Trade Probe

The probe could result in the US imposing trade tariffs on China within months, according to a person familiar with the matter. Last year, for instance, America's trade gap in goods with China was $347 billion. Trump himself passed up an opportunity this week to express confidence in Bannon , who has been with Trump since before the presidential election. Many within the Trump Administration differ with him.

Global Media Icahn quits as Trump adviser
Author: 0 Icahn quits as Trump adviser

Soon after Icahn was named as Trump's special adviser on regulatory reform in December, Democratic critics decried what that his unofficial role was a conflict of interest because he continued to run his businesses. When he joined the Trump team as regulatory adviser, Icahn said: "It's time to break free of excessive regulation and let our entrepreneurs do what they do best: create jobs and support communities".

Global Media Nick Xenophon Now Embroiled In Section 44 Dual Citizenship Drama
Author: 0 Nick Xenophon Now Embroiled In Section 44 Dual Citizenship Drama

But Xenophon said Section 44, which bans dual citizens from parliament, had shown itself to be "imprecise". "No wonder Australians think so little of politicians because of this ongoing trainwreck". That has drawn fierce criticism from Senator Xenophon's Lower House colleague, Rebekha Sharkie, who said she would no longer guarantee supply and confidence to the Government in the Lower House.

Global Media Charlottesville mayor reverses, calls for removal of Lee statue
Author: 0 Charlottesville mayor reverses, calls for removal of Lee statue

Charlottesville Mayor Signer made the recommendation that the confederate monuments be removed on Friday, calling last week's deadly vehicle ramming of a crowd of counter-protesters a terrorist attack. Democrats were almost split on the issue: 44 percent want the statues to stay put, while 47 percent believe they should be torn down because they're offensive.

Author: 0 Donald Trump scraps business councils as executives resign

Several CEOs from a manufacturing council quit this week, following blowback over Trump's remarks about racially charged violence in Virginia on Saturday. One woman died and at least 20 more were injured when a far-right protester drove his auto into an anti-fascist demonstration. On Tuesday Trump nevertheless reiterated the comments during a tense press conference from Trump Tower in Manhattan, blaming the Charlottesville bloodshed on "two sides".

Global Media 2 officers shot dead in Kissimmee, Florida
Author: 0 2 officers shot dead in Kissimmee, Florida

The Kissimmee Police Department confirmed the information via Twitter. A shooting broke out near the intersection of Palmway and Cypress Streets around 9:30 p.m., WFTV reported. Two police officers shot: Westside of #Jacksonville. The conditions of the two Jacksonville officers are unknown at this time. It's been a bad year in law enforcement in Florida.

Global Media Assange Denies Russian Involvement in DNC Email Leaks, Promises More Details
Author: 0 Assange Denies Russian Involvement in DNC Email Leaks, Promises More Details

How Assange intends to prove it wasn't Russian Federation, short of outing his sources, is unclear, but Rohrabacher did suggest he was provided with some specifics from Assange about which he intends to brief President Trump . Rohrabacher, however, said Assange "emphatically stated that the Russians were not involved in the hacking or disclosure of those emails", though the statement by Rohrabacher, who chairs the House of Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging ...

Global Media Australians caught up in Spanish attack
Author: 0 Australians caught up in Spanish attack

We have found Jom (my daughter in law) and she is serious but stable condition in hospital. The appeal concluded: "Please share, especially if you have family or friends in Barcelona ". "Bourke Street wasn't terrorism and this appears to be, but the result is still the same", he told Melbourne radio 3AW. Mr Cadman is understood to be British, and Julian - a student at St Bernadette's Primary in Lalor Park - may have dual citizenship by descent, according to media reports.

Global Media Is Jon Lester finally experiencing regression?
Author: 0 Is Jon Lester finally experiencing regression?

He threw 40 pitches during the inning and motioned to the trainers that something was wrong after giving up a RBI double to Eugenio Suarez. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester pulled himself out of the game on Thursday, and later in the evening there were reports he might miss the rest of the season .

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