• Key facts about Guam, the centre of US-North Korea tension
Key facts about Guam, the centre of US-North Korea tension

Dubbed the "tip of the spear", Guam is a key to the United States military's forward deployed presence in the Pacific. "My Homeland Security Advisor who is in communications with Homeland Security and Department of Defense notes that there is no change in threat level resulting from North Korea events", the governor said.

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  • AIADMK (Amma) camp questions Sasikala-Dhinakaran authority
AIADMK (Amma) camp questions Sasikala-Dhinakaran authority

While leaving the post of Sasikala untouched, terming it as an interim arrangement, the resolution said the appointment of Dinakaran as deputy general secretary, who was expelled from the party once by Jayalalithaa , is not acceptable. Describing his recent appointments as not permissible as per rules of the party, a resolution adopted at a meet...

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  • Double-decker bus crashes into building in London, multiple passengers injured & trapped
Double-decker bus crashes into building in London, multiple passengers injured & trapped

It went to the fourth or fifth row. London Ambulance Service said it had treated six people at the scene after sending five ambulance crews and an air ambulance helicopter. A Met Police statement reads: "Police were called to reports of a bus in collision with a building on Lavender Hill". "The road is now closed to traffic".

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  • Explosive device recovered onboard Akal Takhat express
Explosive device recovered onboard Akal Takhat express

Police and the Bomb Disposal Squad are at the spot and the object has been identified as a bomb, reported CNN-News18. According to a senior railway official, the unidentified package was a low-intensity device. The bomb was found in the train at 1.17 am and it was defused, after which the train left the Akbarganj Railway Station, Additional Super...

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  • MS could be home to new auto plant
MS could be home to new auto plant

Iowa is reportedly one of eleven states under consideration for a $1.6 billion dollar Toyota and Mazda plant. Toyota Motor has made a decision to push back the opening of its new assembly plant in Mexico from 2019 to the first half of 2020, as the company now plans to produce Tacoma pickups instead of Corolla compacts at the plant.

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  • Senior Trump Adviser Explains Why The President Threatened North Korea
Senior Trump Adviser Explains Why The President Threatened North Korea

After Trump's " fire and fury " comment, Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the tiny Pacific island of Guam. Listen, they threaten us in a way you never will. "And I'd make sure that we tried to get the best deal possible". Miller reportedly touted Trump's policy agenda, voicing the President's intentions to perpetuate trad...

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  • Trump's 'Fire And Fury' Remarks Disquiet Markets; Bump Oil, Gas
Trump's 'Fire And Fury' Remarks Disquiet Markets; Bump Oil, Gas

The United States is speaking out with a unified message on North Korea , the US State Department insisted Wednesday, playing down divergent comments from President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . The congressman added that Trump had put U.S. credibility on the line by drawing an "absurd red line" and predicted that Kim wo...

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  • No marriage equality Plan B if ballot struck down: Turnbull
No marriage equality Plan B if ballot struck down: Turnbull

Same-sex marriage advocates on Thursday (Aug 10) launched legal action in Australia's highest court against a controversial government plan for a postal vote on the issue, as debate raged over whether the ballot should be boycotted. This was Opposition Leader Bill Shorten's emotive argument against the idea of a plebiscite past year. "This is a vot...

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  • Global stocks fall on Trump's North Korea warning; US$ up after data
Global stocks fall on Trump's North Korea warning; US$ up after data

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,474 as of 3:44 p.m. In Europe, the pan-continental STOXX 600 index lost 0.8 percent, with falls deepening after reports a auto had rammed a group of soldiers in Paris, injuring six.

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  • Former Gov. Bill Richardson weighs in on North Korea threat
Former Gov. Bill Richardson weighs in on North Korea threat

The franc jumped 1.4 percent to 0.9611 francs per euro in early trades. Growing tension between the United States and North Korea boosted the Swiss franc , the Japanese yen , gold and government bonds as investors sought out traditional safe havens at a time of geopolitical uncertainty.

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  • United States sanctions 8 more Venezuelan officials after constituent assembly declares its supremacy
United States sanctions 8 more Venezuelan officials after constituent assembly declares its supremacy

The US says that the Venezuelan leadership " undermines democracy " by conducting the National Constituent Assembly elections. National Assembly members voted unanimously not to recognise any of the new super-body's decisions, which include removing chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega Diaz from power and installing a "truth commission" that will wi...

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  • Kenya awaits vote results amid violence, hacking allegations
Kenya awaits vote results amid violence, hacking allegations

The commission itself admitted that the results Kenyans have been accessing on their portal as well as the ones which have continued to be displayed on the screens at the Bomas of Kenya since the closing of polling stations yesterday at 5pm were "unofficial".

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  • European shares fall on Paris incident, North Korea worries
European shares fall on Paris incident, North Korea worries

Onodera told a lower house of parliament committee that Japan would be allowed to hit a missile headed towards the U.S. Pacific territory if it was judged to be an existential threat to Japan, Kyodo said. But despite the largest percentage drop in over a month on a global equities index, US equities ended only slightly lower as healthy corporate ea...

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  • European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension
European Union calls for peaceful end to North Korea tension

The Defense Secretary appeared to be responding to a report by the North Korean state news agency, which said that the country's military was examining plans to launch a ballistic missile strike on Guam, a US territory in the Pacific that houses a huge military base.

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  • Unarmed Russian Air Force jet flies over Pentagon, Capitol, CIA, White House
Unarmed Russian Air Force jet flies over Pentagon, Capitol, CIA, White House

The flights are entirely legal and sanctioned in advance by the USA under the Treaty on Open Skies, which allows 34 member nations to conduct unarmed overflights over each others' territory. But the U.S. Capitol Police issued an advisory ahead of time, saying an "authorized low-altitude aircraft" would enter restricted airspace over the Capitol bet...

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  • Usa:
Usa: "stop programma missilistico e avvio negoziati". Ma Pyongyang rifiuta

Lo afferma il capo del Pentagono, James Mattis . A sua volta la minaccia di Pyongyang arriva dopo le parole di Trump , che ha preannunciato una risposta di " fuoco e furia " se la Corea del Nord continuerà con l'escalation della minaccia nucleare .

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  • Georges St-Pierre finally announces Michael Bisping fight date
Georges St-Pierre finally announces Michael Bisping fight date

St-Pierre ostensibly plans to use the summer to put on pounds to move up to Bisping's middleweight class. White, far from impressed with Woodley's performance, told the media following the fight that Bisping vs St-Pierre was back on because he knew "Bisping would show up and fight".

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  • Grow-up time on health care
Grow-up time on health care

Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard N. Gottfried said , "Donald Trump's threat to end the ACA's federal subsidies puts at risk people's health, their family finances, healthcare providers' stability, and state budgets". If GOP leaders started putting forth really constructive proposals, Democrats would support them. Congress still ne...

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  • Guam Governor: There is no threat from North Korea
Guam Governor: There is no threat from North Korea

A Filipino community leader in Guam on Thursday said North Korea's threat to bomb the U.S. territory is a concern for many of them. Guam Governor Eddie Calvo also released a statement ahead of a scheduled press conference this afternoon. North Korea is responding to the president's statement saying it is seriously examining a plan to strike Guam ...

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  • ZHRF bats for rights of indigenous folks
ZHRF bats for rights of indigenous folks

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People was adopted in 2007 but 10 years later, over 370 million Indigenous people continue to struggle against discrimination and marginalization. Indigenous peoples are inheritors and practitioners of unique cultures and ways of relating to people and the environment. "Our combined eff...

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