• NKorea examines plan to contain U.S. bases on Guam
NKorea examines plan to contain U.S. bases on Guam

Trump issued the warning during a briefing on opioid addiction at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , en route to Guam Wednesday morning said the president "was sending a strong message to North Korea in language that Kim Jong Un would understand because he doesn't seem to understand diplomatic langu...

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  • ACLU, PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos suing Metro over rejected ads
ACLU, PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos suing Metro over rejected ads

According to the organisation, DC Metro rejected ads featuring the First Amendment in English, Spanish and Arabic, an abortion medication, and an encouragement to "go vegan". If Metro was going to take down every ad where people didn't like the author of a book or director of a movie or owner of a restaurant, where would that stop?" "Metro will als...

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  • NZDF personnel in the middle of North Korea's missile strike threat
NZDF personnel in the middle of North Korea's missile strike threat

The North Korean Strategic Force said it was "carefully examining the operational plan for making an enveloping fire at the areas around Guam with the medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12", according to an English-language statement reported by the official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ).

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  • Strong quake strikes southwest China, killing at least 9
Strong quake strikes southwest China, killing at least 9

Stranded tourists and residents struggled Wednesday to clear roads and cope with power cuts caused by a powerful quake that killed at least 19 people and injured 247. A 200-member medical aid team from neighboring Gansu Province is standing by. Staff and pandas at the nearby China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda were unaffected...

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  • South Korea on alert for attack from Kim
South Korea on alert for attack from Kim

The pastor explained that Christians wary of getting involved in war will reference Romans 12:17 , which reads, "Do not repay anyone evil for evil". "A Christian writer asked me, "Don't you want the president to embody the Sermon on the Mount?' " he said , referring to Jesus" famous sermon.

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  • Voting closes, Ahmed Patel says numbers in Congress' favor
Voting closes, Ahmed Patel says numbers in Congress' favor

Two invalid votes by rebel Cong MLAs Raghavji Patel and Bhola Gohel meant the Assembly strength was down from 176 to 174 and the threshold required to win was reduced from 45 to 44. Describing Gujarat as an "unassailable fortress" of the BJP , Shah said the upcoming assembly elections would mark the complete wipe-out of the Opposition.

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  • Jaguars OT Branden Albert to unretire
Jaguars OT Branden Albert to unretire

The Jaguars absolutely have enough money to keep him, but I think most people could understand any hesitancy for the team to do that. Left tackle Branden Albert unceremoniously un-retired. The Jaguars are now preparing for the preseason opener in Foxborough, Massachusetts against the New England Patriots , which will take place Thursday at 7:3...

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  • BCCI announces Rs 15 lakh reward for men, women team selectors
BCCI announces Rs 15 lakh reward for men, women team selectors

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs. 15 lakh each for the selectors of both men's and women's cricket team for the good performances of the teams. "We will try and adhere to it as far as possible since the Future Tours & Programmes (FTP) are decided way in advance", she said. On the subject ...

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  • Donald Trump Is Starting To Losing Support From Republicans, New Polls Show
Donald Trump Is Starting To Losing Support From Republicans, New Polls Show

He mentioned large crowds at rallies he has held in Pennsylvania, Iowa and OH to support that assertion. The one thing President Trump has had, through thick and thin, is his base. The president again tweeted about Blumenthal Monday evening. The American Research Group poll surveyed 600 likely Republican presidential primary voters betwee...

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  • China reports July CPI rose 1.4%, PPI up 5.5% on-year
China reports July CPI rose 1.4%, PPI up 5.5% on-year

Chinese inflation data released today delivered another dreary and largely predictable outcome in July. "China's consumer price inflation this year will be significantly lower than that of last year (which was 2 percent)", said Yan Ling, an analyst at China Merchants Securities.

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  • US Actions Caused 'Exchange of Barbs' After US Diplomats' Expulsion
US Actions Caused 'Exchange of Barbs' After US Diplomats' Expulsion

The U.S. State Department confirms that "some" U.S. government personnel in Havana on official duty have reported "incidents which have caused a variety of physical symptoms ". USA diplomats are among the most closely monitored people on the island. The U.S. Embassy building in Havana, shown in 2015. President Trump announced a couple of month...

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  • Giant inflatable chicken with Trump hair appears behind White House
Giant inflatable chicken with Trump hair appears behind White House

It last made an appearance in Washington D.C.in April . " That inflatable chicken at the White House has the Trump hair and hand gestures". Mr. Trump has released some scattered information about his tax history, but nothing close to full returns.

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  • Kenya's election hacked - according to opposition
Kenya's election hacked - according to opposition

Opposition leader and presidential candidate Raila Odinga said August 9 that hackers infiltrated the database of the country's election commission and manipulated the results. In some parts of the country, voters lined up outside polling stations at 3am, hours before booths officially opened. Election officials say the victor of Kenya's ...

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  • John Kasich bests Trump in New Hampshire primary poll
John Kasich bests Trump in New Hampshire primary poll

Voters, by a 48 to 39 percent margin, further said they back the bill's provisions to cut the number of legal immigrants to the U.S.in half over the next decade; and 45 to 32 percent of voters surveyed offered support for the measure's proposed elimination of a visa lottery for those coming from countries with low rates of immigration to the ...

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  • Clear The Shelters Day
Clear The Shelters Day

NBC4 and Telemundo 52 are hosting their third annual " Clear the Shelters " event on August 19 , which aims to raise awareness about pet adoption and help reduce the number of animals at local shelters. Part of a nationwide campaign, Clear the Shelters begins with the Los Angeles-based news stations airing stories through August 19 that spotligh...

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  • Camden County woman with loaded gun stopped at NN airport
Camden County woman with loaded gun stopped at NN airport

Michael McCarthy, a TSA spokesman, said in the statement that unsafe and prohibited items can cause delays at airport checkpoints. "Passengers are exclusively responsible for the contents of their luggage and should double-check all bags before arriving at the airport to avoid such incidents".

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  • The Aussie state with the highest power prices in the world
The Aussie state with the highest power prices in the world

The rules will force companies to write "plain English" letters to customers whose discounted plans are about to expire, warning them of the price hike and explaining their alternative options. 'We believe that's in your interests, it's in the public's interests, it's in the nation's interest'. The review recommended the government adopt a Clean ...

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  • President Zuma survives vote of no confidence
President Zuma survives vote of no confidence

Proceedings leading up to the Secret Ballot vote began in Parliament on this afternoon where numerous Members of Parliament (MPs) voiced their reasons as to why ANC members should support the motion and vote to have the President Zuma removed.

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  • Sharif begins roadshow via iconic GT Road in show of strength
Sharif begins roadshow via iconic GT Road in show of strength

The rally came a day after Sharif said he was determined to go to his home despite Monday's truck bombing in Lahore, in which two people were killed. Sharif was seen off in Islamabad by Abbasi, the new cabinet and other party officials, Sharif's political adviser Asif Kirmani said.

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  • 30 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Syria
30 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Syria

Rami Abdurrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said on Wednesday that the airstrikes have intensified over the past days, ahead of a possible new push on Raqqa. The United States has admitted that its strikes caused the deaths of 624 civilians since 2014. The Syrian government has said the U.S. forces were commit...

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