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Clapper Compares Trump, Kim Jong Un Rhetoric to WWI

Clapper Compares Trump, Kim Jong Un Rhetoric to WWI It was known that USA envoy to North Korea Joseph Yun and North Korean diplomat Pak Song Il had negotiated the release of imprisoned OH college student Otto Warmbier. A number of Trump administration officials, including the president himself, have publicly commented on the recent threats made by North Korea, including a proposed strike on the waters off Guam, a USA territory in the western Pacifi... [Full Article...]

Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump

Ellison: Kim Jong-Un Is 'Acting More Responsibly' Than Trump The RAF has been asked to join an worldwide spy operation over the rogue state to pinpoint nuclear sites and artillery batteries. The decision will require backing from MPs before deployment of at least one of the air force's three Rivet Joint reconnaissance aircraft to a Japanese air base in the next fortnight. [Full Article...]

Graham: Trump told me he's willing to preempt North Korea

Graham: Trump told me he's willing to preempt North Korea Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif. While President Trump may have ordered for better preparedness and modernization, it is a task that is not likely to get completed within just six months of Trump's presidency. "These are the moments when we have to come together as a nation and support the executive", Gorka said on Fox & Friends . He wrote on Twitter that "literally nothing h... [Full Article...]

CM Fadnavis orders probe against two of his ministers

CM Fadnavis orders probe against two of his ministers Fadnavis, while replying to the opposition in both the houses of the legislature, said that the Lokayukta ML Tahaliyani will probe all the allegations against Mehta, including the MP Mill compound case. But we are ready to probe even though there is no crime in MP Mill compound case. "This government has denotified only around 7,000 hectares of land and it does not mean that corruption has happe... [Full Article...]

Maharashtra Assembly Passes Bill To Let Restaurants, Shops Stay Open 24x7

Maharashtra Assembly Passes Bill To Let Restaurants, Shops Stay Open 24x7 However, they have to get prior permission from the Police officials, who would approve the request, as per the requirements. The amendment is in keeping with the Centre's Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Services) Act, which allows shops, restaurants , cinema halls and other such places to stay open 24/7. [Full Article...]

US, North Korea have engaged in backchannel diplomacy

US, North Korea have engaged in backchannel diplomacy Harold T. Throckminion. He says days of grave threats to the communist country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would be welcomed as "a great statement" if "somebody else" uttered them. "We are the best in the world by a factor of five", he says. "You are safe, we are with you 1,000%". Secret back-channel communications between the USA and North Korea could be a "good sign" that could pave the way to a ... [Full Article...]

Duterte now wants N. Korea a dialogue partner

Duterte now wants N. Korea a dialogue partner Furthermore, they ban any new joint business ventures with the North Korean regime, as well as fresh investment into such existing ventures. The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to impose an estimated $1bn of new sanctions on North Korea, in an effort to contain the country's rapidly expanding nuclear programme. [Full Article...]

Japan's Kono briefly chats with N. Korea foreign minister Sunday

Japan's Kono briefly chats with N. Korea foreign minister Sunday As it stands, it does not look like North Korea will budge on USA and United Nations demands. "Since past year, when it forcibly implemented two nuclear tests and more than 20 ballistic missile launches, the security threats have entered a new stage", the Japanese Defence Ministry said in the 563-page document released on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Americans Eager For Leaders To Cooperate To Make Health Law Work

Americans Eager For Leaders To Cooperate To Make Health Law Work Asked how they would vote if elections for Congress were being held today, 51% of respondents said Democrat compared to 40% expressing support for the Republicans. The poll also found that the majority of the public continues to view ObamaCare favorably. The drop is likely due to the Republicans' failure to repeal and replace Obamacare before going on August recess as the survey was conducted ... [Full Article...]

North Korea expected to announce position on latest sanctions

North Korea expected to announce position on latest sanctions The source claimed that China was the party expected to address the issue, which also ran to the heart of the new United Nations sanctions. The sanctions step up the pressure on Pyongyang to end its nuclear programme and could significantly reduce the North's €2.55 billion annual revenues from exports and access to hard currency. [Full Article...]

Letting Obamacare implode might be Trump's least popular position yet

Almost 8 in 10 Americans say President Donald Trump should be trying to make the health law work, according to poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation. But in other instances, Republicans and Trump supporters part company with Democrats and independents and strongly back the president's views. Trump has suggested steps like halting subsidies to insurers who reduce out-of-pockets healt... [Full Article...]

Anthem to stop selling individual plans in much of Virginia

Anthem to stop selling individual plans in much of Virginia Other Virginia politicians offered a different take. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said in a statement that as a result of the decision, more than 200,000 Virginians - approximately half the number of residents who purchase insurance on the exchange - will be losing their coverage. [Full Article...]

CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff'

CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea Threats 'The Art of the Bluff' The members commended Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's statements calling for direct talks with the North but expressed "profound concern" over a comment made Tuesday by President Donald Trump that "dramatically" increased tensions with Pyongyang and alluded to the potential for nuclear war. [Full Article...]

Man arrested over East Harling stabbing of elderly dog walker

Man arrested over East Harling stabbing of elderly dog walker Norfolk's County Policing Commander, Chief Superintendent Mike Fawcett, said: "I would ask people to remain vigilant and to contact us if they see anything suspicious". Detectives want to trace two more potential witnesses, who are both men. He then drove his red Skoda Fabia auto around 4.5 miles to The Street, close to the woodland where he walked his dogs Dylan and Gemma. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Karnataka: 'Aab ki baar BJP sarkar'

Amit Shah sounds poll bugle in Karnataka: 'Aab ki baar BJP sarkar' Yeddyurappa, who was declared as Chief Ministerial candidate. "I am hopeful that the way the party, for the last five years, has been fighting against the corrupt, oppressive and polarising rule of the Congress , the people of this great state of Karnataka have chose to vote the BJP to power", he said. [Full Article...]

N.Korea Details Plans to Attack Guam

N.Korea Details Plans to Attack Guam South Korean shares are expected to move in a tight range next week as escalating war rhetoric between North Korea and the United States could continue to weigh in the main index, analysts said Saturday. The fact sheet noted that if North Korea delivers its promise to fire a quartet of ballistic missiles at Guam, emergency response personnel would provide information to "take shelter, go to a ... [Full Article...]

Dow plummets 205pts as Trump inflames Korea tension

Dow plummets 205pts as Trump inflames Korea tension Data storage company Seagate Technology (STX) is posting a standout gain within the hardware sector, climbing by 2.1 percent. U.S. stocks have risen week after week this year - with the S&P up more than 9 percent - in extremely low volatility, as strong corporate earnings and an improving global economy offset disappointment that U.S. [Full Article...]

Markets Right Now: US stocks trade lower at midday

Markets Right Now: US stocks trade lower at midday The Nasdaq Composite dropped 40.64 points, or 0.64 percent, to 6,311.70. LACKLUSTER QUARTER: Office Depot sank 22.4 percent after the office supply company's second-quarter results fell short of Wall Street's projections. Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman all rose and the Dow Jones U.S. defense index was up 1.6 percent after hitting a record high. [Full Article...]

USA warship challenges China's claims in South China Sea

USA warship challenges China's claims in South China Sea His comments came amidst reports from Washington that a US Navy destroyer carried out a " freedom of navigation operation" yesterday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea . The show of United States force came as the Trump administration upped the pressure on China to bring Pyongyang to heel, just hours after North Korea threatene... [Full Article...]

North Korea Sanctions: China Urges Dialogue With Pyongyang

North Korea Sanctions: China Urges Dialogue With Pyongyang The US-drafted resolution bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. The latest resolution is the eighth adopted by the Security Council since 2006 in response to North Korea's five nuclear tests and long-range missile launches. [Full Article...]


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