• Residents get advisory on nuclear attack
Residents get advisory on nuclear attack

CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Trump's national security adviser, tried to provide assurances that a conflict is avoidable, while also supporting Trump's tough talk. Like other Guam residents, Sokala has been inundated with text messages from friends on the "mainland" - islanders' term for the continental Unit...

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  • No war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President Moon Jae
No war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President Moon Jae

Signs of an easing in tension on the Korean peninsula helped stock markets rally for a second day running even as the United States and South Korea prepared for more joint military drills, which infuriate the North, and experts warned it could still go ahead with its provocative plan.

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  • Bannon advised Trump not to criticize neo-Nazis too harshly
Bannon advised Trump not to criticize neo-Nazis too harshly

By Monday evening, the paroxysm of extremist violence at a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, had been condemned by President Donald J. The president's comments on Tuesday asserting that Bannon joined the campaign after he had already found electoral success seems to reflect this sentiment.

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  • China calls on U.S. to tackle Korean Peninsula issues
China calls on U.S. to tackle Korean Peninsula issues

North Korea's state news agency KCNA reported earlier in the day that leader Kim Jong Un had examined plans for a launch. Pompeo said "there's nothing imminent today", in response to a question about how anxious should people be over the escalating tensions.

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  • Man and woman killed in Dublin shooting
Man and woman killed in Dublin shooting

The toddler received a minor bump to its head as a result but was not seriously injured. A mother of six and a man were shot dead yesterday afternoon in a gangland attack in Ballymun, Dublin . A garda case conference was held at Ballymun Garda Station involving senior investigators. Local woman Carmel Byrne was first on the scene. Dublin Cit...

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  • After rainout, Twins host Indians in doubleheader Thursday
After rainout, Twins host Indians in doubleheader Thursday

The Minnesota Twins are lagging six games behind first-place Cleveland in the American League Central, primarily due to their inability to beat the Indians on their home field. "(Cleveland's) lineup for anybody, the way they're playing right now, is going to be challenging. "If you don't pitch from ahead, you're going have a lot of trouble".

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  • 2000 year old tombs discovered in Egypt
2000 year old tombs discovered in Egypt

In another tomb, the excavators came across six burial niches, one of which was clearly intended for the burial of a small child. The first excavation mission started in 2015 when the mission unearthed a collection of five sarcophagi of different shapes and sizes as well as remains of a wooden sarcophagus.

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  • Malala gets admission in Oxford University
Malala gets admission in Oxford University

She wrote, "So excited to go to Oxford!" Yousafzai will be studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics. The 19-year-old was almost killed by the Taliban in Pakistan for campaigning for girls' rights to education in 2012. PPE is pretty much the degree of Politicians, with two more Pakistani Prime Ministers, and countless others (both Milibands, ...

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  • No more war, urges South Korea president
No more war, urges South Korea president

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Seoul on Sunday afternoon, and is also scheduled to meet with Defense Minister Song Young-moo on Monday. Japanese and South Korean jets have escorted the bombers at times. Trump has continued to take an aggressive tone on North Korea . Over the past months, the...

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  • LeBron and Savannah James might be the cutest couple
LeBron and Savannah James might be the cutest couple

President Trump's comments Tuesday on the events in Charlottesville, in which he returned to avoiding specific criticism of white nationalists while asserting that "there's blame on both sides", earned widespread condemnation. James wrote in a tweet, " Hate has always existed in America ". "Yes we know that but Donald Trump just made it fashionab...

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  • George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee
George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee

The location is especially notable because President Trump equated #George Washington and Thomas Jefferson (founders of the Republic) with Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. On Wednesday morning, Baltimore's Washington Monument still stands, a proud testament to the man who metaphorically fathered his country and fought for the cause of freedom...

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  • Human error blamed for 'civil danger warning' mistakenly broadcast in Guam
Human error blamed for 'civil danger warning' mistakenly broadcast in Guam

Last week's threat against Guam escalated the sharp rhetoric being exchanged between the two sides. Mr Kim was reported to have ordered his military to be prepared to launch missiles towards Guam at any time. Korea fires at US Trump has not asked military for options in Venezuela MORE said Monday a missile fired at the United States or ...

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  • Trump praises North Korea's 'wise' decision to back off Guam missile threat
Trump praises North Korea's 'wise' decision to back off Guam missile threat

Kim Dong-yub, a professor and a military expert at Kyungnam University's Institute of Far Eastern Studies in Seoul urged caution in assuming North Korea was bluffing with its missile threats. Mr Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinit...

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  • Israel re-arrests Sheikh Raed Salah
Israel re-arrests Sheikh Raed Salah

Israel in 2015 outlawed the northern and more radical branch of the movement, which promotes the Islamic faith in Israel, due to alleged ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, the militant Islamic Palestinian group that rules the Gaza Strip.

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  • Donald Trump Defends 'Friend' Steve Bannon
Donald Trump Defends 'Friend' Steve Bannon

Trump offered a lukewarm defense of Bannon during Tuesday's press conference , saying he was "a good man" and "not a racist, I can tell you that". Mr. "That's a fight I fight every day here", Bannon said. "He is a friend of mine", Trump said during a statement in Trump Tower on Tuesday, when asked about Bannon's future at the White House.

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  • N. Korea Made 'A Very Wise' Decision In Backing Down From Threats
N. Korea Made 'A Very Wise' Decision In Backing Down From Threats

He said a resolution of the dispute through military force was "completely unacceptable". Responding to the tests , U.S. President Trump warned Pyongyang of " fire and fury like the world has never seen ", while the North responded with the Guam threat.

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  • Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'

Carolyn Billups, the former president of the Maryland Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, says she thinks Pugh has made a mistake by taking down the Confederate monuments in such secrecy. "We should work together and figure out how to move our city forward". "The people will continue to keep making the right choices until every C...

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  • South Korea Thinks North Korea's Missile Technology Is Not Ready For Action
South Korea Thinks North Korea's Missile Technology Is Not Ready For Action

This gaffe comes a week after Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) said that by mid-August the communist nation will develop a plan to launch four intermediate range missiles at Guam before presenting it to leader to Kim Jong-un.

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  • Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA
Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA "Reconciliation" Terms

Hamas's military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, said field commander Nidal al-Jaafari, 28, was killed in the attack. The second man was moderately wounded, while the four other guards were also wounded, including one seriously, security sources said.

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  • No Powerball victor, jackpot now grows to $510 million
No Powerball victor, jackpot now grows to $510 million

The odds of winning a jackpot are extremely low - one in 292.2 million for Powerball and one in 258.9 million for Mega Millions. A Match 5 Winners Power Play ticket was sold in Texas and is worth $2 million. 7-16-20-66-73, Mega Ball 7, Megaplier 2x. While the person has not come forward, they have won approximately $608,157. Pittsburgh-area res...

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