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North Korea fires three missiles into sea: United States military

The missiles did not pose a threat to North America nor to the US territory of Guam, said the Pacific Command. Last month North Korea fired its first intercontinental ballistic missiles , technically capable of reaching the mainland United States , and this month warned that it was considering launching missiles into the Pacific Ocean near the American territory of Guam.

Flooding rain risk with Harvey much of this week

A few showers and storms are possible even into the afternoon of Tuesday, but we aren't expecting much rain. Rainfall totals have been staggering in Texas with areas seeing at least 15 inches of rain all the way up to 25 inches, and Lake Charles seeing around 5 to 6 inches.

Simona Halep in US Open first round

Five-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova was issued a two-year suspension after testing positive for the banned heart and blood boosting drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, but the Court of Arbitration for Sport reduced the ban on appeal.

Trump's Firm Sought Moscow Real-Estate Deal During Campaign

The White House refused to comment on the report. The Post report cited people familiar with the proposal and records viewed by Trump Organisation lawyers. An unidentified investor planned to build the project and, under a licensing agreement, put Trump's name on it. Cohen acted as a lead negotiator for the Trump Organization.

IS torture house discovered in Tal Afar

Tal Afar is about 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Syria's border and among the last IS-held towns in Iraq . Iraqi forces on Monday discovered an Islamic State (IS) prison in Tal Afar, west of Mosul. The IS group has scattered mass graves across Iraq and Syria. The jihadist group has lost much of the territory it controlled and thousands of its fighters have been killed since late 2014, when the US-led global coalition was set up to defeat the group.

Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

About 836,384 shares traded. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.41 on August 25, reaching $86.13. It has outperformed by 9.05% the S&P500. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D increased Delphi Automotive Plc (DLPH) stake by 24.82% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.

Restraint' Appears To Be Over As North Korea Launches Missile Test Again

South Korea's presidential office held a National Security Council meeting to discuss the missiles, which are the first known launches since July, when the North successfully flight tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could reach deep into the USA mainland when perfected.

North Korea fires three missiles into sea

The JCS said the projectiles traveled around 250 kilometers, adding the launch was immediately reported to South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The South Korean and USA militaries are in the midst of the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills involving computer simulations of a war to test readiness and run until August 31.

56% of Americans Disapprove of President Trump's Response to Charlottesville

August 13, 2017. White supremacists were in Charlottesville to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. There is not a moral equivalence between those who oppose neo-Nazism, those who oppose white supremacy, those who oppose fascism, and those who engage in it and support it.

Houston homeowners catch fish in living room

Early Sunday, Viviana Saldana posted two videos and a photo of her Houston living room inundated with floodwaters from Harvey. The water in the living room - which has a large green and yellow fish already mounted on the wall - is nearly up to his knees as Dad walks around in soaking jeans and no shirt, stalking the fish.

Four civilians in Poonch injured as Pakistan again violates ceasefire

According to a police official, Jameel Ahmad (45) and Parvaiza Akhtar (20) of Bandichichi and Javaid Hussain (24) and 14-year-old Mohammad Qasim of Kaswa village were injured in the firing. However, there has been firing from across the worldwide border in the Jammu area in recent days. "The situation along the global border in Jammu was peaceful today and there was no report of any violation reported from anywhere", a BSF officer said.

Pakistan open to any suggestion to facilitate peace in Afghanistan: Gen Bajwa

According to Dawn News, participants at the meeting signed an outline cooperative mechanism which will come into force after its endorsement by respective governments. Alice Wells, Washington's special representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, had been scheduled to meet Pakistani officials this week in Islamabad.

North Korea fires flurry of missiles

In a written statement on Saturday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned the ballistic missile launch. South Korea's presidential office says North Korea has likely tested its 300-millimeter artillery rocket system in the latest launch detected off its eastern coast.

Asaram rape case: Supreme Court questions Gujarat about delay in trial

The apex court had in October a year ago sought the Centre's response and five states on a plea seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged murder of children through black magic and attacks on ten witnesses in Asaram's rape cases.

Moderate intensity quake jolts KP, Punjab

According to Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA), the intensity of the earthquake at Richter scale was 5 and its source was 27 km deep near Mangora. Pakistan being in the centre of tectonic plates has been vulnerable deadly earthquakes in past. Provinces of Sindh and Punjab lie on the north-western corner of the Indian plate while province of Balochistan Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa lie within the Eurasian plate.

North Korea fires 'several projectiles', says South

PACOM's initial statement said the launches occurred near Kittaeryong, North Korea. South Korean military officials described seeing "unidentified projectiles" launched about 150 miles into the air off North Korea's east coast. "I don't know that we're wrong", said Tillerson . There were eight Americans on board Ripley's flight to Pyongyang. The North's move was immediately reported to President Moon Jae-in, added Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff.

China agrees to withdraw soldiers from Doklam

There may be an end in sight to the Doklam standoff indicated the external affairs ministry (MEA) on Monday as it announced that both Indian and Chinese troops are slowly being pulled out from the face-off site. India and China also have a dispute over the Line of Actual Control in the western sector of Ladakh. The last one-month advisory was issued on 8 July.

What Diana death means to me now, 20 years later

In Diana, 7 Days , Harry , who was 12-years-old when his mother died, talked about coming to terms with Diana's death (via Express ). We had driven home, wearily unpacked mountains of stuff from a family vacation , and I had collapsed in bed early, thinking I'll deal with the laundry tomorrow.

United Nations chief arrives for first Israel-Palestine visit

Guterres is in Israel for a three-day stay that will include meetings with senior Israeli officials in Jerusalem and Palestinian officials in the West Bank, as well as a stop in the Gaza Strip, where the United Nations runs a major Palestinian aid program.

VMAs Host Katy Perry References 'Handmaid's Tale' and the Apocalpyse

Looking through the rack, Perry pulled out the red dress and white bonnet costume from The Handmaid's Tale . "Is this Balenciaga? Very retro pilgrim, but it's very cool". She went on to read from a prop newspaper that said, "The world is on fire". Being that she was "in space", she missed all the major pop culture moments ― Fyre Festival , fidget spinners ― that have happened over the past few months.

North Korea uses multiple-rocket launcher to test missiles

North Korea has accelerated its missile testing programme. A spokesman for US Pacific Command said none of the missiles, which it said were launched near Kittaeryong, had posed a threat to either North America or the US Pacific territory of Guam.

North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills

Two of the missiles flew about 150 miles while the other one appears to have blown up nearly instantly. But that assessment was later retracted, and the amended view agreed with the South Korean military's evaluation of the distance the projectiles had traveled.

Four people pulled from sinking boat near Port Aransas

Turner also urged people not to drive, as numerous streets and roadways in Houston, the nation's fourth largest city, were flooded Sunday. According to the Coast Guard, seven people were rescued and airlifted from the tugboat Sabine. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew responded to the scene and pulled the people to safety. Photo The Coast Guard rescued 12 people from a vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Tex., before Hurricane Harvey made ...

Rescue Attempts Underway As Houston Hit With Catastrophic Flooding

Checks/Money Orders: Mail to Greater Houston Community Foundation, 5120 Woodway Drive, Suite 6000, Houston, TX 77056. Earlier this afternoon, Chief Art Acevedo said his all-hands-on-deck department was "going on fumes", but had completed 90 flood rescue missions, saving more than 1,100 people.

Here is How to Help the Red Cross With Hurricane Harvey

Fortune said the American Red Cross has almost a thousand volunteers from all over the nation helping out in Texas. "Our volunteers will be working alongside other organizations, providing shelter management, providing disaster feeding operations and working at points of distribution to get much needed relief rations and supplies out to the field" said Ross.

Red Cross volunteers prepare for big job in Texas

Red Cross volunteer training sessions could be abbreviated to get help to the flood victims in Texas that much quicker. Western Massachusetts Red Cross Executive Director Jen Garutti told 22News that veteran disaster volunteers Dan Amuso and Evelyn Sullivan from the Springfield area, are in Texas right now helping the stricken residents.

Goa bypoll results: Manohar Parrikar wins Panaji assembly constituency

Mr. Parrikar secured 4290 votes, Girish Chodankar of Congress 2252 secured votes and Mr. Anand Shirdokar of Goa Suraksha Manch got 96 votes in Panaji at the end of second round. The by-election became necessary after Rane resigned as a Congress legislator to join the ruling BJP. Three-time MLA from Bawana Surender Kumar contested on the Congress ticket.

Justice Dipak Mishra takes oath as the 45th Chief Justice of India

Justice Dipak Misra will be sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of India on Monday, as the tenure of Justice J.S. Khehar comes to an end. "Justice J S Khehar is a man with democratic attitude". On October 10, 2011, Misra was appointed to the Supreme Court . He became permanent Judge on 19th December 1997. He will be the third person from Odisha to be appointed the Chief Justice of India, after Justices Ranganath Misra and G B Pattanaik.

Justice Dipak Misra sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India

Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of India and will remain at the helm till October 2, 2018, a tenure of nearly 14 months. He was appointed as an additional judge of the Orissa High Court in 1996 and transferred to the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 1997. Misra became a permanent Judge towards the end of 1997.

Mexico isn't going to pay for the border wall

Here's a few things to know about government shutdowns and their impact. Should a government shutdown extends longer, some employees could see their paychecks delayed. Investors have grown increasingly concerned about Trump's ability to legislate his pro-growth agenda, especially those of tax cuts and infrastructure spending, given the near constant political rumblings in the White House.

Body found of 22-year-old woman who was 8 months pregnant

The body was pulled out of the river by law enforcement at 8:20 p.m. and it was identified as Savanna Greywind at 9:20 p.m. "We're prepared for the worst", she says. Fargo police say investigators have been working through the weekend following up on leads in the search for a missing Fargo woman. The discovery was followed by the arrest of Brooke Lynn Crews, 38, and William Henry Hoehn, 32, who lived in the same building.

Harvey The Latest: Coast Guard trying to rescue 3 tugboat crews

ET on Saturday. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries dispatched a search and rescue team with 10 boats to Texas Sunday, with three more teams on standby. "The decision to suspend search efforts is a challenging one", said Coast Guard Commander Sara Wallace, chief of response for the Maryland sector. The missing man was identified by the the U.S.

N.Korea fires unidentified projectile into sea - S.Korea

South Korean security analyst Kim Dong-yub said Saturday that South Korea's assessments don't contradict US military evaluations that identified the launches as short-range ballistic missiles. North Korea had walked back from the threat to lob missiles toward Guam, but there had been concerns that hostility will flare up again during the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian drills between the allies that run through August 31.

Trump does what he accuses media of doing

So they're having a hard time . "I don't believe that because I know what he believes in his heart", Christie said . Critics said that Steve Bannon, Mr Trump's former chief strategist, had had an influence on the President's remarks equating white supremacists and new-Nazis with the left-wing demonstrators who opposed them at the rally.

Vive tension entre la France et la Pologne — Travailleurs détachés

D'autres rendez-vous diplomatiques attendent le président français, notamment une visite au Luxembourg le 29 août, en Grèce (7 et 8 septembre) et un sommet franco-italien à Lyon le 27 septembre. La Roumanie et la Bulgarie faisait clairement partie des Etats les plus soutenus par la France au moment de l'élargissement, même si les relations ont pu être distendues depuis.

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