• Donald Trump tells Guam missile threat will be great for tourism
Donald Trump tells Guam missile threat will be great for tourism

A recent editorial in a Chinese State-owned newspaper was picked up by the Washington Post who published what may very well be China's stance on the Korean peninsula and the mounting threat: "China should also make clear that if North Korea launches missiles that threaten US soil first and the USA retaliates, China will stay neutral ".

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  • Deepa Jayakumar opposes plans to convert Jaya's residence into memorial
Deepa Jayakumar opposes plans to convert Jaya's residence into memorial

She had taken the political plunge months after her aunt's demise and had launched the MGR Amma Deepa Peravai on 24 February, the birth anniversary of Jayalalithaa. The two-page letter has been written to the Palanisamy after his government on Thursday chose to convert Veda Nilayam, Jayalalithaa's residence in Poes Garden, into a memorial.

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  • Boston Prepares For Right-Wing Rally Saturday
Boston Prepares For Right-Wing Rally Saturday

Last weekend's violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, where one woman was killed in a vehicle rampage after bloody street battles, ratcheted up racial tensions already inflamed by white supremacist groups marching more openly in rallies across the United States.

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  • Before questioning statue removal, Trump supported taking down Confederate flag
Before questioning statue removal, Trump supported taking down Confederate flag

The Unite the Right rally, which drew hundreds of neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members and white supremacists marching to anti-Semitic chants, was nominally prompted by plans to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee from a Charlottesville park.

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  • Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance
Duke University Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance

The statue's removal came a week after demonstrations by white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups in Charlottesville, Va., turned violent. The prestigious university will preserve the statue of Lee, who led Confederate forces in the American Civil War of 1861-1865, and use it as an educational tool so that students can study "Duke's complex past", P...

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  • Friday weather: Sunny skies, highs in the 80s, some wind
Friday weather: Sunny skies, highs in the 80s, some wind

The rain is expected to give way to patchy fog in the metro area Friday night . Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 2am. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 52. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

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  • Death toll of cows rises to 45 in Sagun Gaushala
Death toll of cows rises to 45 in Sagun Gaushala

After the matter came to light, SDM Rajesh Patre along with the team of four Veterinary Doctor reached the spot and found that the Gaushala was very dirty and more than 600 cows have been kept in the space of 200 cows. But the BJP leader in his defence has raised finger at Raman Singh government, which was giving aide to the Shagun Gaushala . "I...

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  • PA State Troopers shot; suspect shot dead
PA State Troopers shot; suspect shot dead

The shootings occurred outside the Fairchance Shop 'n Save store at 58 W. Church St. between 8 and 9 p.m. The troopers fired back, killing Belsar, police said. This is a breaking news update and will be updated as more information becomes available. KDKA reports : Sources tell KDKA that one trooper was shot in the stomach and was in surgery at a...

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  • Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar train derailment: 15-20 injured
Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar train derailment: 15-20 injured

Rescue work is underway, with teams of the National Disaster Response Force being mobilised to add to the efforts. Several people are feared to be injured following the incident that took place near Khatauli station. Prabhu took to Twitter to share information on the same and posted, "Have ordered inquiry into the unfortunate accident to asce...

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  • Wallabies captain Hooper dreaming of Bledisloe Cup success
Wallabies captain Hooper dreaming of Bledisloe Cup success

Fullback McKenzie got his first try in three tests, and flanker Squire scored his second try in eight tests as All Blacks led 40-6 at halftime - and six tries to nil. The Wallabies defence was shredded again and Crotty scored an easy try near the posts after Beauden Barrett handled twice in the lead-up. Meanwhile, after one of the most tu...

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  • Trump Abandons Plan for Council on Infrastructure
Trump Abandons Plan for Council on Infrastructure

Two other high-level advisory councils convened by Trump ran aground this week because of Charlottesville. However, amid a widening corporate backlash over Trump's insistence on blaming "both sides" for clashes between white supremacists and anti-fascist demonstrators, in which a 32-year-old woman was killed when a vehicle rammed a crowd on Satur...

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  • N.Korean nuclear ICBM a 'red line': Moon
N.Korean nuclear ICBM a 'red line': Moon

Some 28,500 USA servicemembers are stationed in South Korea to act as a "tripwire" against an attack from the North. Dunford was in Seoul speaking to South Korean military officials, including Defence Minister Song Young-moo. Pyongyang then threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the United States territory of Guam - a plan that leader K...

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  • North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation
North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

Earlier this week, Trump said that North Korea would be met with "fire and fury" if it made further threats against the USA, and then on Thursday , he suggested that those words may not have been "tough enough" after the threats from North Korea continued.

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  • N'KOREA NUCLEAR THREAT: US, Japan step up defence cooperation
N'KOREA NUCLEAR THREAT: US, Japan step up defence cooperation

Beijing has banned most imports from North Korea to comply with United Nations sanctions. Just last week, the communist regime threatened to fire four intermediate-range ballistic missiles over Japan into waters near the US territory of Guam.

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  • 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' enters Rs 100 cr club!
'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' enters Rs 100 cr club!

After her husband Akshay Kumar's movie gained positive response from the audience, Mrs. Fri Aug 18th - ₹ 4.25 cr. Twinkle Khanna aka Mrs Funnybones is known for her ace trolling skills and sarcasm, and the actress turned writer turned queen of sass recently shamed a man who was openly defecating in a hilarious tweet.

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  • Attack on Japan same as on US
Attack on Japan same as on US

The United States would take immediate and specific actions to take down a North Korean missile should it be fired toward any of its allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday. -Japan defense cooperation and continue to realign U.S. forces in Japan and Guam". State Department officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they we...

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  • Watch the eclipse without these shades and you could go blind
Watch the eclipse without these shades and you could go blind

The eclipse starts in Columbus at 1:04 p.m. on Monday, reaches it's maximum at 2:30 and ends at 3:52 in the afternoon. In the Tri-State area, we're expected to see about 71 percent of the Sun obscured by the Moon. "There's going to be a narrow path of totality , where people will see a total solar eclipse", Deb Dann, a Professor at Corning Com...

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  • No coordination with Hezbollah, Syria on Daesh: Lebanon
No coordination with Hezbollah, Syria on Daesh: Lebanon

In a televised news conference, an army spokesman said the operation would continue until the army recovered control of Lebanese territory up to the border with Syria . "The Lebanese army is fighting its toughest battle against terrorist groups". Any sign of joint operations with the Iran-backed group or the Syrian army could jeopardise the size...

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  • Japan agrees to ramp up defense commitments on North Korea
Japan agrees to ramp up defense commitments on North Korea

The conference ended with a strong statement condemning North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile tests, but USA officials have had to repeatedly reassure allies that Trump does not intend to escalate an already precarious standoff. Trump warned North Korea last week it would face " fire and fury " if it threatened the United States, prompting ...

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  • U.S. general says Trump has final say on unilateral Korea strike
U.S. general says Trump has final say on unilateral Korea strike

However, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, who is chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, suggested that while that outcome would be bad, a nuclear attack on the U.S. Voted in on a ticket promoting anti-corruption and transparency, he also became known for his belief in peaceful reunification between North and South Korea .

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