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Major powers condemn China's militarisation of South China Sea

Kim Jong-un has long held the ambition to develop a nuclear weapon capable of ranging the mainland United States , and the most recent ICBM test shows he now has a missile capable of doing so. " I believe that with a sensible approach from all the players, including the US, South Korea, Japan, we will be able to find a solution that would work for all parties ", Sergey Lavrov said on the sidelines of the ASEAN forum on Tuesday, as cited by TASS.

Kansas City loses another child to gunfire

Sunday. The child was rushed to a hospital but he was sadly pronounced dead by doctors after suffering a gunshot wound to the face, according to the Mirror . His name has not yet been released. The homicides are under investigation by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division, which is encouraging anyone with information to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

US, Japan, Australia urge world to pressure North Korea

The ASEAN ministers reiterated in a joint statement their grave concerns over the escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula due to the North's two ICBM tests last month, saying the launches threaten world stability. When asked how long Pyongyang would need to stop launching missiles for - or if they would need to start dismantling their nuclear weapons program before talks - Tillerson said "we'll know it when we see it".

ASEAN calls for non-militarization, self-restraint in disputed sea

In addition, China is developing military bases in global waters in the South China Sea to establish hegemony over the Sea Lanes and surrounding countries in this area. "Actually compared with what happened surrounding the (Vientiane) meeting a year ago, the situation in the South China Sea is different with really tangible progress".

United States calls for legally binding code of conduct in South China Sea

China is sensitive to even a veiled reference by ASEAN to its seven reclaimed reefs, three of which have runways, missile batteries, radars and, according to some experts, the capability to accommodate fighter jets. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi would not comment on whether Beijing supported the code being legally binding. The code framework is an outline for what China and ASEAN call "consultations" on a formal agreement, which could start later this year.

North Korea says no negotiations over its nukes

The South China Sea has always been the most divisive issue for the Association of South East Asian Nations ( ASEAN ), with China's influence looming large over its activities. Along with South Korea and Japan, the USA is also expected to lead a barrage of condemnations against Pyongyang at the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), an annual security conference to be held in Manila on Monday.

Jeremy Corbyn condemns 'all Venezuela violence'

Maduro has faced worldwide condemnation for his efforts to assume almost unlimited powers and the apparent detention of leading Venezuelan opposition figures. He said: "The people who have died - either those on the streets or security forces that have been attacked by people on the street - all of those lives are bad for the loss of them".

Notes? Congress Alleges 'Biggest Scam Of Century'

The Congress on Tuesday said variations in the sizes, designs and features in same series of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes "jeopardize the credibility of the currencies" and confuse citizens about their authenticity. On the contrary, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley rubbished the claims accusing the grand-old party of making irresponsible statements. However, the opposition continued to protest some members including Derek O'Brien ( TMC ) displayed the new 500 rupee notes issued after ...

Police Hunt Jogger Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus

He runs past a male pedestrian before sidestepping across the pavement and appears to shove the woman onto the road as a bus is coming. A double-decker bus narrowly avoided hitting her by swerving away from the kerb. He was wearing a light grey t-shirt and dark blue shorts. An appeal has been launched for witnesses or anyone who may know the man in question. The video shows him jogging fast towards the woman on a walkway at the side of the bridge.

Massachusetts General Hospital ranked among top 5 hospitals in America

Roper Hospital on Calhoun Street, named No. 6, and Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital in West Ashley, which tied for No. 7 with an Upstate hospital, were the only other Charleston-area hospitals to make the annual list. Mayo's Rochester campus received the number one overall ranking in the magazine's Honor Roll of Best Hospitals, based on performance in 16 different areas of specialty care.

BC extends state of emergency for second time over wildfires

A contingent of firefighters from MA is joining the battle against raging wildfires in British Columbia. "Conditions are extremely trying and constantly changing". More starts could happen throughout the next few days because of unsettled weather, which could bring lightning. Mexico announced that it would send 108 firefighters to give a helping hand to their colleagues in British Columbia.

Pakistani Charity Suspected of Terror Links Launches Political Party

The JuD's new political outfit was launched days after the authorities extended Hafiz Saeed's "house arrest" for two months fearing threat to public order. "The whole nation acknowledges the sacrifice rendered by Hafiz Saeed, by not only highlighting the Kashmir cause but also extending welfare activities to all the needy and distressed people, ' he said".

Ohio State DT Michael Hill suspended indefinitely for undisclosed violation

Nester, a 6-foot-5, 295-pound junior tackle from Spring Valley High School, said Saturday he will play college football at Ohio State University. Buckeyes HC Urban Meyer said that Hill will be suspended for "a few games". Hill was poised for a backup role on an impressive defensive front for the Buckeyes. In addition to Ohio State, Nester was also considering offers from Alabama, Florida and North Carolina, among others.

83-year-old man stabbed to death while walking his dogs

A postmortem carried out on Sunday concluded that the man died from multiple stab wounds to his neck and head. "It is a quiet area, East Harling". Police have moved to reassure people living nearby by setting up a mobile police station and keeping uniformed officers on duty in the local area.

Gujarat RS elections: A tale of two political Chanakyas, Shah and Patel

BJP has fielded party president Amit Shah , textile minister Smriti Irani and Congress rebel Balwantsinh Rajput, who is also Vaghela's relative in the RS polls. Meanwhile, in the run up to the Rajya Sabha polls, Congress had also alleged that party MLAs were being offered huge sums of money to defect forcing the grand old party to fly out its legislators out of Gujarat .

Bail in Morris Girl's Death

Rundstrom-Wooding is also charged with 1st degree Murder, but no other details are being released. Neither man's attorney could immediately be reached for comment. O'Connor was apparently one of Brower's extended family members. The vigil will take place at Morris Central School, in front of the old main entrance.

Rahul violated security protocol in Gujarat: Rajnath Singh

We want to know where did he go. Singh told the Lok Sabha that the Gujarat Police was informed two days in advance before he arrived in the state. The attack on Rahul's convoy rocked the Lok Sabha today, with the Congress alleging their vice-president could have been killed when a stone was pelted at his auto on August 4.

Liam Gallagher will never appear on Carpool Karaoke with 'knobhead' James Corden

Gallagher has announced there is no chance he will be appearing on Corden's immensely popular Carpool Karaoke . "No, thank you very much", he replied. "I lived it, mate". He did the graft while I went out and undid the graft. Gallagher , who is now touring the world as a solo artist, made headlines last week for storming off stage at Chicago music festival Lollapalooza just three songs into his set.

Woman murdered partner in Mt. Holly home

Burlington County Sheriff's deputies were called to the couple's home after receiving a call from one of Bluestein's relatives, saying there had been an assault at the residence. She made a first appearance Monday afternoon at the Burlington County Courthouse in Mount Holly via video feed before Superior Court Judge Dennis P.

Police Carry Out Raids Across Sydney, 14 Arrested

AFP Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan, National Manager Organised Crime and Cyber, said the resolution was a result of tenacious and innovative police work by the AFP, and strong domestic and global partnerships. A container of drugs was seized in the Netherlands in July which was allegedly bound for Australia in shipping containers, the AFP spokesman said. Drugs with an Australian street value upwards of $810 million were intercepted by authorities before they could make their way to ...

Southeast Asia feuds over South China Sea

The joint communique that would bare the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' (ASEAN) stand on militarization in the South China Sea and global extremism was supposed to be released Saturday evening, but summit host Manila said it would not be released until most meetings have concluded.

Watson won't start Texans' Preseason opener at Carolina

O'Brien said "yeah" when asked if Watt will suit up. He does all the drills, and when the team has been in pads, he is out there with the first team. "If they get to play, I'm excited to go compete against them". Then came the follow up - would J.J. Watt play? However, it is rather surprising to hear that Watson has not been offered an opportunity to take snaps with the first team offense, though this may occur in the coming weeks as the season draws nearer.

China urges North Korea to stop missile tests

The US ambassador to the United Nations noted that is the most stringent set of sanctions on any country ever. Two resolutions adopted a year ago however have introduced economic sanctions with more bite. "Through the resolution, the UNSC strongly condemned North Korean ballistic missiles and imposed more strengthened sanctions, proclaiming once again the global community's determination that it will never condone North Korea's nuclear and missile development", it said.

Dozens of migrants run across border in Spanish enclave

Indeed both Civil Guards and Moroccan forces had been covering the border fence after receiving information of an imminent attempt to cross into Ceuta and those left at the frontier post were unable to stop the avalanche. Spain's Europa Press news agency said one police officer was injured. Sub-Saharan migrants were remanded then to an immigration detention center while requesting for the asylum.

Israeli Pilot Killed in IDF Chopper Training Accident

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined. Until the investigations are completed and tests are conducted, the Air Force has made a decision to discontinue use of this particular Apache helicopter model. Eshel also instructed that the entire fleet of Apache helicopters be grounded until the end of the investigation. A few minutes after reporting the issue, as the helicopter was coming in for a landing, it crashed on the runway.

Report that Pence eyeing 2020 run 'complete fiction': Trump counselor

On Saturday, a New York Times article reported Pence and several other Republicans were already working toward a run at the USA presidency. "It is absolutely true that the vice president is getting ready for 2020, for reelection as vice president", Conway said.

Israel Faces Backlash Over Threat to Shut Down al-Jazeera

LeVine also warned of what the efforts to oust Al Jazeera could mean for the Israel's future plans, considering that "among mainstream or major media outlets, few have been as successful and focused on placing the realities of the occupation before the court of world opinion as Al Jazeera".

My first school bus ride event

Drivers need to slow down in the school zones. Shelby County is one of many districts going back today. "It takes all of us working together to make sure that our children are getting to school safely and getting home safely every day". Hill said one recurring issue for her bus drivers are vehicles that pass stopped buses. Students are instructed to wait until their bus driver signals for them to cross the road, Harmon said, as a precaution against oncoming traffic.

Justice Department Sued Over Withholding Funds from Sanctuary Cities

Emanuel described Sessions as using the police officers of Chicago as "political pawns". Today Chicago filed a lawsuit claiming that the move violates the constitution and that, in fact, makes residents less safe, because immigrants may fear coming forward to cooperate with police.

Karnataka minister Shivakumar appears before IT department

Summary: Shivakumar on Monday afternoon appeared at the Income Tax Department's regional office in Bengaluru and he was questioned by a team of senior officials for almost three hours. Shivakumar later told reporters his auditors would submit all documents sought by the tax officials. Shivakumar's confidants Dwarakanath and S Ravi, who is also an MLC, were among those questioned at the tax office on Monday.

Trump Approval Hits Low of 38 Percent — CNN Poll

The SSRS study pooled 1,018 people who were surveyed between August 3 and August 6, during a time when Trump embarked on his 17-day vacation away from an embattled White House. He has no public events scheduled on Monday. And the White House has had somewhat of a revolving door for officials lately. Video footage of Trump arriving in a golf cart and dressed in his golfing clothes to surprise wedding guests at the Trump National Golf Club appeared online Saturday.

Al-Jazeera slams Israeli move to ban network

Communications minister Kara said cable TV providers had agreed to take the network off the air, but that closing its Jerusalem bureau would take time "Al Jazeera has become the main tool of Daesh [the Islamic State group], Hamas, Hezbollah and Iran", he told a news conference.

Jordan's King Abdullah To Visit Ramallah

During the talks, the King also highlighted the significance of working with the USA administration to advance the peace process and relaunch serious and effective negotiations between Palestine and Israel based on the two-state solution. Israel backed down and dismantled the metal detectors and barriers outside the holy site, with Muslim Palestinian leaders - not Abbas - calling off the boycott .

A Trump Supporter Sues Republicans For Not Repealing Obamacare

But so far Democrats have largely been excluded from the process. That's partly because tax reform would wipe away nearly all of the personal deductions - including the popular write-off for state and local taxes. That's a move that puts teacher-related jobs and expenses in jeopardy. But there have been conflicting signals in recent weeks from GOP lawmakers on this.

Palestinians attend Friday Prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque

The crisis erupted when Israel installed metal detectors at the site last month, after Arab gunmen killed two Israeli policemen there. Abdullah also "called for the commitment of US President Donald Trump to work to realise peace between Palestinians and Israelis".

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