• Anatomy of a crisis: The North Korea threat
Anatomy of a crisis: The North Korea threat

In addition to the USA military bases, Guam is also equipped with the sophisticated THAAD weapons system which is capable of destroying intermediate-range missiles in the final phase of flight. They agreed that North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behaviour, the White House said. Guam's Homeland Security Advisor George Charfauro...

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  • North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move
North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström said she hoped the U.S. and North Korea would "come to their senses" before their increasingly heated rhetoric leads the two nations into a nuclear war, The Local reported. military " locked and loaded " and warning that the communist country's leader "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against U...

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  • North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold
North Korea tensions drag down stocks but boost gold

Hours later, North Korea responded by saying it is seriously considering a missile strike on the Pacific island of Guam , home to a U.S. military base. The eurozone's version is the highest since April, when France's election was rattling the region. Kathleen Brooks, research director at City Index Direct, said: "The Swiss franc is the safe ...

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  • Trump congratulates Kenyan president on election
Trump congratulates Kenyan president on election

On several occasions last week, Odinga and his lieutenants alleged that the presidential results were manipulated in favor of the incumbent through an elaborate scheme by hackers who gained entry into the electoral body's servers. The NGO Coordination Board on Monday claimed it had de-registered the Kenya Human Rights Commission. In a statement s...

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  • Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Is The Third Most-Liked Ever
Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Is The Third Most-Liked Ever

His tweet was in reaction to the white supremacist rally that occurred over the weekend, and at this time, has over 2.4 million likes and over 1 million retweets. There is no place for this kind of violence in America. In response to the move، the U.S. president condemned " many sides " for their bigotry and haltered rather than transparent...

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  • Experts urge eye safety while viewing Great American Eclipse
Experts urge eye safety while viewing Great American Eclipse

Millions are expected to watch the astronomical event, which will cross 14 states, from OR to SC. For those wanting to view this rare spectacle directly with your eyes, you will need some glasses. This puts the path of totality to the north and east of Region 8, meaning we will only see a partial solar eclipse here in northeast Arkansas and extre...

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  • Schools to remain open for total solar eclipse
Schools to remain open for total solar eclipse

Amazon then removed the listings from sellers who did not respond and notified people who bought the glasses from them last week. In terms of the United States, the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse is the first to traverse the country in almost a century.

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  • CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War
CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

North Korea's military had said last week it would finalize and send to Kim for approval the plan to fire four ballistic missiles near Guam, which is about 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) from Pyongyang. McMaster told ABC News, although he added that "we are closer to war than we were a decade ago". Japan's Kyodo News Agency said that the North K...

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  • Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile plans
Kim Jong Un briefed on Guam missile plans

Mr Kim was reported to have ordered his military to be prepared to launch missiles towards Guam at any time. The Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday that Kim during an inspection of the KPA's Strategic Forces praised the military for drawing up a "close and careful" plan.

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  • Swiss Hotel: Jews Should Take A Shower Before And After Swimming
Swiss Hotel: Jews Should Take A Shower Before And After Swimming

Jewish guests "feel well-treated" there, he said, adding that while the sign scandal was "unacceptable", it was important to remember "it's just this one lady at this one hotel who was not on top of the situation". Thormann told The Algemeiner that she "understands" why someone would be uncomfortable at a hotel that repeatedly singled out a si...

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  • North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime
North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime

Talking about the residents of Guam, U.S. President Donald Trump said, "I feel that they will be very safe". Central Intelligence Agency chief downplays concerns over U.S. China's vote was a welcoming sign that Beijing is willing to work with Washington as tensions between the USA and North Korea remain tense. In 2011, the Ukrainian authorities a...

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  • ASUU To Embark On Indefinite Nationwide Strike
ASUU To Embark On Indefinite Nationwide Strike

For the umpteenth time in as many years, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the main umbrella body of university lecturers in the country, has declared an indefinite nationwide strike in response to the failure by the federal government to fulfill the 2009 agreement it reached with the union.

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  • NK: Un walks back threats of a missile attack
NK: Un walks back threats of a missile attack

French President Emmanuel Macron called for the worldwide community to work with North Korea to "resume the path of dialogue without conditions", following a call with Trump Saturday. President Trump assured Mr Calvo that Guam is safe during a phone call . Pyongyang says it will be ready to send its missile launch plan to Kim for approval just b...

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  • Mattis and Tillerson:
Mattis and Tillerson: "We're Holding Pyongyang to Account"

According to two U.S. military sources which spoke to NBC, U.S. intelligence has identified at least two dozen targets in the DPRK, which they say consist of missile launch sites, testing grounds, storage facilities and support equipment. In response, North Korea announced it was developing plans for a missile strike against Guam. He also said ...

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  • U.S. officials say confrontation with NKorea not imminent
U.S. officials say confrontation with NKorea not imminent

Malacañang on Sunday called for restraint as the U.S. and North Korea continued to trade threats of nuclear attack. Mattis' comments appear to be a shift in tone from when he recently called the idea of going to war with North Korea "catastrophic".

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  • North Korea: 'The military is ready to attack - waiting for the order'
North Korea: 'The military is ready to attack - waiting for the order'

Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. "So unless those North Korean missiles were to fall short, the Patriots shouldn't have a function to serve in this particular case", he said. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders have called for calm as both Pyongyang and Washington uppe...

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  • Taliban urge Trump to withdraw all USA troops from Afghanistan
Taliban urge Trump to withdraw all USA troops from Afghanistan

The Trump administration is working to finalise a regional strategy that could include almost 4,000 additional USA troops, part of a NATO-led coalition, that have been requested by commanders in the country. "Pakistan did not take substantial action against the Afghan Taliban or Haqqani, or substantially limit their ability to threaten U.S. interes...

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  • Pro wrestler Ric Flair out of surgery after being hospitalized: WWE
Pro wrestler Ric Flair out of surgery after being hospitalized: WWE

It became clear that Flair's medical situation was serious when one of his reps asked for prayers and positive energy to be sent his way because of "some tough medical issues". Speaking in 2015, he said: "I don't have any health issues". He is a 16-time pro wrestling champion. It was earlier into the day that Zanoni tweeted about Flair's successf...

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  • President Trump condemns KKK, neo-Nazis as 'thugs'
President Trump condemns KKK, neo-Nazis as 'thugs'

Pennsylvania politicians on Monday responded to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend that was related to three deaths and more than three dozen injuries. Two Virginia state troopers also were killed when a helicopter monitoring the protests crashed. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and his advisory commissions on African American Affair...

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  • North Korean leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan
North Korean leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan

Moon, in a televised speech Tuesday on the anniversary of the end of World War II and the Korean Peninsula's liberation from Japanese colonial rule, said that Seoul and Washington agree that the crisis over the North's nuclear program should "absolutely be solved peacefully", and that no USA military action on the Korean Peninsula could be ...

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  • Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting
Emails Show Trump Volunteer Tried To Broker Russia Meeting

Many campaign officials balked at the proposal, including co-chairman Sam Clovis and advisor and retired Navy Rear Admiral Charles Kubic, who cited treaty and legal concerns regarding the matter. USA special prosecutor Robert Mueller's office is also now in contact with the White House about interviewing former and current senior staff at 1600 Penn...

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  • 'Bachelor in Paradise' addresses sex scandal in season premiere
'Bachelor in Paradise' addresses sex scandal in season premiere

The new season of Bachelor in Paradise premieres tonight and we have the official summer of 2017 cast list in full! "A chill fell over Paradise ", contestant Danielle Maltby said . This season, however, things took a sharp turn after a sexual encounter occurred between Olympios, 24, and Jackson, 30, both of whom had been drinking heavily all ...

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  • Guam Governor Backs Trump's 'Punch To The Nose' Strategy On North Korea
Guam Governor Backs Trump's 'Punch To The Nose' Strategy On North Korea

North Korea has said the military has a plan ready to launch four rockets which could land between 30 and 40 kilometres of the island. "Through a firm partnership between Japan and the United States and cooperating with China, Russia and the global community, we agreed that our priority was to work to ensure that North Korea doesn't launch more ...

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  • Gert becomes second hurricane of the season
Gert becomes second hurricane of the season

Be sure to download the Local 10 Hurricane Survival Guide to keep you safe before, during and after a storm. Sustained winds topped 75 mph Tuesday as the storm headed north at 12 mph about 450 miles west of Bermuda. But swells and life-threatening surf and rip currents are expected to reach the United States - from North Carolina to Long islan...

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  • Japan's Abe Donates to Controversial War Shrine on Anniversary
Japan's Abe Donates to Controversial War Shrine on Anniversary

After making the donation as Abe's proxy, Shibayama told a press briefing that Abe had instructed him to pay a visit on his behalf and said that he "feels sorry for not being able to visit the shrine". Ex-Defense Minister Tomomi Inada visited separately from the group. The shrine is viewed by Seoul and Beijing as reflecting Tokyo's militaristic p...

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  • Police arrest suspect in vandalism of Boston Holocaust Memorial
Police arrest suspect in vandalism of Boston Holocaust Memorial

But for the second time this summer, the memorial's glass has been shattered by a vandal and a teenager is allegedly responsible. Workers clean up broken glass after the Holocaust Memorial was vandalized in Boston , Massachusetts, US August 14, 2017 , days after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia turned violent.

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  • British men to be caned over sexual assault in Singapore
British men to be caned over sexual assault in Singapore

Khong and Vu were also each sentenced to eight strokes of the cane, while Le was given five strokes. Khong Tam Thanh, Le Michael and Vu Thai Son, all in their 20s, were originally charged with rape but admitted the lesser offence of sexual assault at the city-state's High Court after a four-day trial.

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  • London's Holborn Underground station evacuated as smoke fills platform after 'loud bang'
London's Holborn Underground station evacuated as smoke fills platform after 'loud bang'

Sarah Marshall, who was on the platform at the time, tweeted that she heard a loud bang. 'Lots of people ran but others encouraged people to walk and situation was calm. Holborn station has been evacuated and the Central line disrupted after a Tube carriage filled with smoke following a explosive noise. It comes amid a day of travel chaos for B...

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  • Demonstrators Gather in Downtown LA Following Violence in Virginia
Demonstrators Gather in Downtown LA Following Violence in Virginia

A woman was killed and 19 others injured when a suspected Nazi sympathiser plowed his vehicle into a crowd of anti-racism protesters after a violent rally by neo-Nazis and White supremacists over the removal of a Confederate statue. And white nationalist Preston Wiginton said he is planning a "White Lives Matter" rally at Texas A&M University in Se...

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  • Perseid Meteor Shower: All you need to know
Perseid Meteor Shower: All you need to know

The Earth crosses this river between August 11 and 13 every year, so the meteors appear intensively during that period. The Perseid meteor shower , one of the most popular shooting star displays of the year, will be at its peak Saturday night.

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  • Trump tweets 'military solutions are in place'
Trump tweets 'military solutions are in place'

Lee said she's concerned Trump's aggressive response could push the North Korean leader into rash action. Dunford is visiting South Korea , Japan and China this week. Next week's start of U.S. Trump also reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, it added. During an inspection of the North Korean army...

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  • States With the Most Hate Groups
States With the Most Hate Groups

The Ku Klux Klan has 130 operating groups in the USA currently, and there has been a 197-percent increase in anti-Muslim hate groups in the last two years. IN rounds out the list of 10 with 3.9 hate groups per 1 million. But now 101 hate groups focus mainly on Muslims, marking the third-largest category of hate group behind only black separatists a...

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  • Arsenal kicks-off English Premier League on a high
Arsenal kicks-off English Premier League on a high

The Arsenal manager faced open dissent from fans last season as his side missed out on a place in the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. He said, "I prefer to be on the pitch as much as I can but I want to help the team reach the targets". Arsenal's new striker Alexandre Lacazette is the proud joint record-holder for the faste...

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  • Independence Day Special - Cars Used By Indian Freedom Fighters
Independence Day Special - Cars Used By Indian Freedom Fighters

The joint celebration of the Independence Days, which fall on August 14 and 15 for Pakistan and India , respectively, was attended by about 75 people, Khaleej Times reported. "It marks the fulfillment of the destiny of the Muslim nation which made great sacrifices in the past few years to have its homeland", he had said. Mahatma Ghandi, who ...

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  • McAuliffe, others offer words of hope at local church services
McAuliffe, others offer words of hope at local church services

It's the only way we can succeed as a nation today'. "We love our city". He says white nationalists do not belong in Virginia. The contentious rally that featured clashes between the white supremacists and counter-protesters turned tragic when a man drove a auto directly into a group of counter-protesters, killing a 32-year-old woman later identi...

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