• Iran's United Nations envoy hits back at U.S. counterpart for groundless allegations
Iran's United Nations envoy hits back at U.S. counterpart for groundless allegations

Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in a statement. Lavrov also warned Washington against upsetting the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. It emerged earlier that Iran had increased spending on its ballistic missile development program by $500 million. "It is not prohibited from having this program", he added.

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  • Japan to install land-based missile defense Aegis Ashore
Japan to install land-based missile defense Aegis Ashore

The US and Japan have agreed to advance their multilateral security and defence cooperation with countries like India, South Korea and Australia, amidst China's growing assertiveness in the Asia Pacific region. Pyongyang's deputy U.N. ambassador told United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres this week that its nuclear weapons program will n...

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  • Pasadena Public Library Giving Away Free Eclipse Viewing Glasses Saturday Morning
Pasadena Public Library Giving Away Free Eclipse Viewing Glasses Saturday Morning

That's the big show, where the Moon completely blocks out the Sun. According to the NASA site , the organization cautions individuals from peering at the sun until the eclipse is in totality. The 70-mile-wide swath of land where the full spectacle can be seen stretches from OR to SC, with 12 states in its path. Warnings are only being issued b...

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  • Lebanese army launches anti-terror operation near Syrian border
Lebanese army launches anti-terror operation near Syrian border

In this battle against IS, Hezbollah and the Syrian army are fighting in Syria , while the Lebanese army is fighting IS in Lebanon. Meanwhile, a Lebanese security official told Reuters news agency that the Lebanese military has begun a similar military operation against ISIS on the Lebanese side of the border.

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  • US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea
US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea

Japan will "augment its defense capabilities" while Washington "remains committed to deploying its most advanced capabilities to Japan", the State Department said. Dunford said the US military and its allies needed to stay ready. In a statement released to the press on August 17, the White House announced that Trump and his national security adviso...

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  • South Korea Move Ahead With Missile Shield, China Seethes
South Korea Move Ahead With Missile Shield, China Seethes

South Korean president's office spokesman Park Su-hyun told reporters that Dunford assured Moon during the 50-minute meeting at the presidential Blue House in the capital Seoul that United States military options being prepared against North Korea would be for when diplomatic and economic sanctions failed.

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  • USA general says Trump has final say on unilateral Korea strike
USA general says Trump has final say on unilateral Korea strike

The report came hours after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that if North Korea hits the usa island territory of Guam with a missile, it would be "game on", meaning war. " Kim Jong Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision", Trump wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. "In reality, he can't say a word to Trump over an uncoordin...

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  • South Korean president urges U.S. to help stop war
South Korean president urges U.S. to help stop war

Another Washington D.C. source, familiar with both the South Korean and US situation, said, "Realistically, it's hard to minimize or adjust the scope of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise, which is happening very soon", but also added that, "however, offering the possibility of minimizing and adjusting the next exercise could be part of a viable n...

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  • Mattis vows 'immediate, specific' actions to intercept NK missile
Mattis vows 'immediate, specific' actions to intercept NK missile

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said Japan would strengthen its defense posture in response to the North Korean threat and provide $500 million to help boost maritime security in East Asia, where China has been pursuing extensive maritime claims.

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  • Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

The stock spiked 6.58% last month and is up 23.05 this year. American Assets Capital Advisers bought 42,047 shares as the company's stock rose 15.80% with the market. In fact, when combining a Zacks Rank #3 or better and a positive Earnings ESP, stocks produced a positive surprise 70% of the time, while they also saw 28.3% annual returns on average...

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  • Gronk shared a 'legendary' story that speaks to Tom Brady's work ethic
Gronk shared a 'legendary' story that speaks to Tom Brady's work ethic

Tom Brady turned in arguably the best season of his career at age 39, lighting up the National Football League for 28 touchdowns in 12 games while sprinkling in just a pair of interceptions. Kick off is set for 8 p.m. The Texans and Patriots will play a preseason game Saturday night in Houston . "We had a good offseason to kind of regain ou...

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  • Douglas County Library's eclipse glasses subject to recall
Douglas County Library's eclipse glasses subject to recall

Once the program has begun, remaining eclipse glasses will be distributed to adults on the waiting list. The next comparable eclipse will happen in 2045, according to STAR_NET. Glasses must have the proper ISO code 12312-2 (sometimes written as ISO 12312-2:2015) to be legitimate to use for the eclipse. John George will give a 30-minute talk about t...

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  • COAS reaches Karachi to attend Dr Ruth Pfau's burial: ISPR
COAS reaches Karachi to attend Dr Ruth Pfau's burial: ISPR

The casket was draped in the national flag of Pakistan. President Mamnoon Hussain, Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa, representatives of three armed forces and a number of foreign dignitaries also attended her funeral ceremony.

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  • Catalan police thank Turkish restaurant owner for helping after Barcelona terror attack
Catalan police thank Turkish restaurant owner for helping after Barcelona terror attack

Said Oukabir stated that it was "in shock" after the announcement by the police in the Catalan that his two sons were suspected of involvement in the attacks in Spain. The attack was claimed by the organization, the jihadist islamic State . While the Catalonian police chief would not name the people arrested, he said that their ages ranged betwe...

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  • Russian Knife Attacker Injures Eight People
Russian Knife Attacker Injures Eight People

The victims are undergoing medical treatment and two of the injured are in a critical condition, BBC reported. The man, who apparently stabbed passersby on the street at random, was shot dead by police, BBC reported. The TASS news agency quoted local police as saying the man may have been suffering from mental illness. Footage on social Yo...

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  • Final Call on Merger With AIADMK Expected Soon, Says OPS
Final Call on Merger With AIADMK Expected Soon, Says OPS

Palanisamy and his predecessor O. Panneerselvam were expected to make a joint appearance at Jayalalithaa's memorial in Chennai and announce the merger. Dinakaran, Sasikala's nephew, as Deputy General Secretary as "improper, unacceptable and invalid". A likely merger will end the revolt ignited by Panneerselvam on February 7 when he dropped ...

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  • Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff
Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff

During the press conference to mark 100 days in office, Moon said dialogue could not be aimed at dialogue itself as any launch of dialogue should have conditions and belief, under which that dialogue would bear good fruits. "Any attempt to resolve the problem over the Korean Peninsula by force will lead to a massive tragedy and enormous loss of lif...

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  • South Korean Perception of North Korea
South Korean Perception of North Korea

President Donald Trump says in a tweet that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "made a very wise and reasonable decision" amid indications his country has decided not to proceed with its multiple missile launch toward Guam. And yet North Korea has already dismissed Trump's threats as a "load of nonsense". "Until somebody solves the part of the equat...

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  • Kenya Opposition Files Challenge Over Election Results
Kenya Opposition Files Challenge Over Election Results

The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has filed a petition at the Supreme Court challenging IEBC's declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as victor of the 2017 presidential election. In 2013, Raila's efforts were to no avail, as the Supreme Court failed to find any reason to nullify results. The Carter Center said in a statement in Nairobi that the...

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  • South Korea Says US in Close Communications Over North
South Korea Says US in Close Communications Over North

That explains the cacophony on North Korean affairs within the USA administration. But Moon said Seoul effectively had a veto on military action by the United States , its security ally and protector. Moon wants to engage the North. On Thursday, the general said that while war would be "absolutely horrific", it would be "unimaginable" to allow...

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  • Moon Jae-in: There will not be war on Korean Peninsula
Moon Jae-in: There will not be war on Korean Peninsula

Moon added: "However, I am saying any military action to be taken on the Korean Peninsula requires South Korea's consent unless it is taken outside the peninsula". "South Korea is an ally and everything we do in the region is in the context of our alliance", Dunford told reporters traveling with him on a trip that has taken him to Seoul and Beiji...

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  • North Korea still needs time to ideal re-entry technology: Seoul
North Korea still needs time to ideal re-entry technology: Seoul

China is North Korea's main economic partner and political backer, although relations between Beijing and Pyongyang have deteriorated amid the North's continuing defiance of China's calls for restraint. Mattis replied: " You do not shoot at people and not be prepared to bear the consequences". But, he added, "what's unimaginable is allowing [Kim...

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  • North Korea is a rogue state, taking threats to a risky level
North Korea is a rogue state, taking threats to a risky level

Annual military drills involving tens of thousands of United States and South Korean troops are due to begin on Monday. He also commented that "the USA sought to put maximum pressure and sanctions through the latest UN Security Council resolution", while at the same time it is "seeking unilateral measures".

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  • Trump reviews military options for Afghanistan at Camp David, makes no decision
Trump reviews military options for Afghanistan at Camp David, makes no decision

Trump was briefed extensively "on a new strategy to protect America's interests in South Asia", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters, after the meeting at the Camp David Maryland retreat. Bush has allowed the insurgents to regroup. Building strategic, economic and defence partnerships with countries like Russia, China and th...

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  • Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea
Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea

Trump tweeted: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) issued a strongly-worded statement warning that the Kim Jong-un regime would pay a heavy price if there is any provocative act against either South Korea or its ally, the US.

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  • Prabhas' 'Saaho' gets another Bollywood star on board-Guess who?
Prabhas' 'Saaho' gets another Bollywood star on board-Guess who?

Saaho is on sets and shoot is in progress. Sujith arranged a lavish set for this movie in Saradhi Studios at a budget of 5 crores. He will shoot non-stop for the next three weeks. Produced by UV Creations, Saaho has music composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. After signing on Shraddha Kapoor , Neil Nitin Mukesh and Chunky Pandey for the movie, Su...

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  • Lindsey Graham to Trump:
Lindsey Graham to Trump: "History is watching us all".

Heyer". The first tweet was posted at around 6am. President Donald Trump on Thursday claimed that he never "said there is a moral equivalency between" white supremacists and the activists protesting bigotry last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • Both Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un are acting like adolescent boys
Both Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un are acting like adolescent boys

Trump raised alarm around the world - and particularly in Asia - by warning that North Korea would face " fire and fury like the world has never seen " if it were to keep threatening the United States . A senior USA diplomat has engaged in back-channel diplomacy with North Korea for several months, addressing the deteriorating relations, as well a...

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  • Nestle Accused of 'Colossal Fraud' In Poland Spring Suit
Nestle Accused of 'Colossal Fraud' In Poland Spring Suit

Falsely labeling its product as pure spring water has allowed Nestle Waters to sell Poland Spring water at a premium, the suit states. In what they call a "colossal fraud", 11 plaintiffs in eight states argue the "100% Natural Spring Water" is actually "ordinary groundwater" drawn from wells "in low-lying populated areas near potential sources ...

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  • Nick Xenophon Now Embroiled In Section 44 Dual Citizenship Drama
Nick Xenophon Now Embroiled In Section 44 Dual Citizenship Drama

On Friday, Senator Xenophon told reporters he had sought advice from the British Home Office and United Kingdom high commission whether he had any United Kingdom ties. "If only some of my political opponents put as much energy into issues that are of great concern to South Australia such as energy prices, substance abuse, jobs and job security as t...

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  • Cleveland Clinic cancels fundraising gala at Mar-a-Lago
Cleveland Clinic cancels fundraising gala at Mar-a-Lago

Before changing course, Cleveland Clinic spokeswoman Eileen Sheil had said last week that the hospital system's event was not political. Though Trump no longer has day-to-day involvement in Mar-a-Lago, which is controlled by the Trump Organization, his sons continue to operate the family business.

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  • Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of downtown Confederate statues
Charlottesville mayor calls for removal of downtown Confederate statues

The statement comes after Signer canceled a news conference on Friday in which he was expected to make a major announcement. Lawmakers and city officials are calling for the removal of Confederate statues, particularly in light of the Charlottesville riots, where white supremacists gathered in part to protest the removal of a statue of Robert ...

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  • Bannon departure tips trade scales in favor of White House 'globalists'
Bannon departure tips trade scales in favor of White House 'globalists'

In the interview, Bannon said that he is getting hawks placed at key position. In the interview, Bannon claimed that "we're at economic war with China ". She reiterated China's stance that the economic relations and trade between China and the USA are mutually beneficial in essence. The Cohn-led group proved more influential in the admin...

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  • 2 in custody after 2 Kissimmee officers shot to death, sources say
2 in custody after 2 Kissimmee officers shot to death, sources say

Two police officers have been shot in Kissimmee, and sources say they have both died. Aerial views captured an active scene, as officers urged area residents to remain inside their homes. The Florida Highway Patrol urged residents to avoid the area of USA 192 and Orange Blossom Trail. No further information was immediately available.

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  • Three Barcelona suspects gunned down after second attack
Three Barcelona suspects gunned down after second attack

At a Friday press conference, Catalan police official Josep Lluis Trapero said the terror cell was preparing a bigger attack but the explosion cost them the material they wanted to use. In another post, when asked which country he would never live in, Oukabir replied: "In the Vatican". The 18-year-old man being sought in the deadly attack in B...

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