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by | August 13, 2017 | 14:09

In his latest warning to North Korea, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday military solutions were "fully in place" and referred to American weapons as being " locked and loaded " should the nuclear-armed nation act "unwisely". Trucking and software stocks are also seeing notable strength in mid-day trading, while steel stocks have moved sharply lower on the day. The major averages ended the session just off their worst levels of the day.

by | August 13, 2017 | 13:35

The move follows a spike in tensions between Tehran and Washington since US President Donald Trump took office in January with a vow to get tough on the Islamic republic. The draft bill allocates 10,000 billion rials ($262 million) to the General Staff of the Armed Forces for developing Iran's missile work and the same amount is to be equally divided among foreign, intelligence and defense ministries for carrying out tasks delegated by the bill, including a probe into U.S.

by | August 13, 2017 | 13:20

Here is what's now known. HARTZ: Well, and on the North Korean side, there are differences of specificity. The deployment is largely aimed at responding to the risk of falling fragments while missiles fly over the region. The drill coincides with the four-day "Ulji Freedom Guardian" military manoeuvres on August 21-24, which are held yearly and include joint exercises by the US and South Korean armed forces, as well as drills for emergencies.

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:33

In an apparent response to Trump's tweet, a statement issued by North Korea's official KCNA news agency claimed the president is "driving the situation on the Korean peninsula to the brink of a nuclear war". He added that China and North Korea understand that Trump "is actually prepared to use military force - credibility that prior administrations simply lacked".

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:23

Professor Hamida Nayeem said, "We know the logical agenda of BJP and RSS as they want to change the demography of Jammu and Kashmir". Under Article 35A, state laws bar non-residents from purchasing land in the state. Mehbooba Mufti , during her meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Modi, is learnt to have stressed the need to strongly defend Article 35 (A), now challenged by an NGO in the Supreme Court under a writ petition, so that the situation in Kashmir is not ...

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:13

The Nasdaq Composite.IXIC was up 28.11 points, or 0.44 percent, at 6,411.88. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 14 points, a gain of 0.07 percent, the Nasdaq composite rose almost 40 points or 0.64 percent and the S&P 500 gained 3 points or 0.13 percent.

by | August 13, 2017 | 11:08

A U.S. warship sailed near a Chinese man-made island in the disputed South China Sea in an operation that challenged China's vast territorial claims in busy global waters, a U.S. "Compared with the Philippines, which has territorial disputes with China over the Spratly Islands, Vietnam and China's dispute involves a wider region, in both the Spratly and the Paracel islands", said Zhang Baohui, professor of worldwide affairs at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.

by | August 13, 2017 | 10:27

Hideki Matsuyama and Kevin Kisner faced the toughest Quail Hollow had to offer and share the lead in the PGA Championship going into the weekend of the year's final major . At one point Friday, Fowler went over to talk to National Basketball Association star Andre Iguodola - who was following the group that included both Fowler and Rory McIlroy - while waiting to hit a shot.

by | August 13, 2017 | 10:22

It is a grave threat. Freeland's remarks came as Trump delivered another warning to Pyongyang that the USA military is "locked and loaded" if the regime acts unwisely. Hyeong Soo Lim was released on what state media described as "sick bail" after being handed a life sentence with hard labour in 2015. The Canadian pastor was punished after he was accused of "defaming the supreme leadership, using religion to disrupt the country's system, helping American and South Korean to abduct North ...

by | August 13, 2017 | 10:17

Stephen McGown, 42 was speaking to press in Johannesburg yesterday, just 10 days after being released, according to The Telegraph . A British-South African captive who was held hostage by the terrorist group al-Qaeda for almost six years, said he entered captivity as a Christian but in time converted to Islam - for which he received better treatment.

by | August 13, 2017 | 10:05

President Trump's threat , however, is a major escalation and seen as an "act of craziness" by Venezuela's Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino. These comments came as Trump has been threatening a military response if North Korea continues provoking the U.S.

by | August 13, 2017 | 10:03

He added that Kim Jong Un should "take heed of the" U.N.'s security council, which believes North Korea "poses a threat to global security and stability ". Former President Clinton squats as he examines the names of World War II war dead on a wall at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park on the island of Guam in 1998.

by | August 13, 2017 | 07:24

The relationship between America and North Korea has always been a turbulent one. Please Wait while comments are loading. "Rather than let that take effect and squeeze the North Koreans and get them back from the brink, we're escalating it and using language that President Kim uses in North Korea ".

by | August 13, 2017 | 07:25

As always, safety comes first when viewing an eclipse. A quick internet check will reveal some general guidelines for taking successful smartphone images, including special protective solar glasses, which block far more rays than regular dark sunglasses, a filter for the big camera, a tripod, a smartphone adapter and a place to capture the event.

by | August 13, 2017 | 07:19

The effort ultimately foundered as Maduro hardened his stance against opposition critics. On Thursday, Maduro declared that Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly holds supreme power over all branches of government, even over his position, and that its work - ostensibly to rewrite the constitution - would return "peace" to the country.

by | August 13, 2017 | 07:13

Beijing should "make clear that if North Korea launches missiles that threaten United States soil first and the U.S. retaliates, China will stay neutral", the nationalistic Global Times said in an editorial. "Guam's leaders say the threat level hasn't gone up following North Korea's latest threat". "U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for the peaceful denuclearization of North Korea - a common goal of the worldwide community - and stressed the importance of strengthening ...

by | August 13, 2017 | 06:46

Police fired tear gas against demonstrators, who were throwing bottles and using pepper spray, and said that arrests had been made after a declaration of unlawful assembly at Emancipation Park. A "GoFundMe" online fundraising campaign for "comrades" injured in the violent counter-protests in Charlottesville , Virginia has raised over $79,000 so far, according to the fund campaign website.

by | August 13, 2017 | 06:24

We all know that President Trump doesn't think very highly of most mainstream polls in America. The long answer: Trump is rattling the nuclear saber following reports that North Korea might have built a nuclear weapon that it could fit atop a missile capable of hitting the United States.

by | August 13, 2017 | 06:24

Court documents said that the officers made Powell take a booking photo without the covering and did not return it until she was bailed out of jail the next day. She had explained she wore it as part of her religious beliefs but they still took it off. Ms Powell filed the lawsuit in April 2016, alleging the police had violated her First Amendment rights.

by | August 13, 2017 | 05:22

The suspect in a deadly crash near a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been identified as James Alex Fields Jr ., of Maumee, Ohio , CNN reports. Robert E. Lee . Virginia state police also said one of their agency's helicopters crashed Saturday outside Charlottesville, killing two troopers. "The premeditated violence that our community experienced today was completely unacceptable ", Thomas said to reporters Saturday night.

by | August 13, 2017 | 04:48

He said, when we are together in government in Bihar, it is only natural that our party joins the Union government. In a defiant tone, he questioned Nitish's authority for taking the "dictatorial" decision of removing Yadav from the position without holding any party meeting, and said it was time to take the battle to the masses.

by | August 13, 2017 | 04:28

Most recently, Murray served as a special adviser to Senators general manager Pierre Dorion after stepping down as Ottawa GM in April 2016 to focus on his health and to spend time with his family. "To this day, he is the best hockey scout I have ever seen. A tremendous judge of talent", Fletcher said. He worked in the league in some capacity for 35 consecutive seasons.

by | August 13, 2017 | 02:25

The European Union has responded to the North Korean threats to send a salvo of missiles toward the U.S. territory of Guam by expanding the sanctions blacklist to align the EU's punitive measures with a new United Nations Security Council resolution.

by | August 13, 2017 | 02:24

Madsen's defence lawyer said her client maintains he is innocent but is "willing to cooperate" and has not decided whether to appeal the ruling. Madsen (46) financed his submarine project through crowdfunding and completed the submarine, the UC3 Nautilus, in 2008.

by | August 13, 2017 | 01:51

Here's video showing smoke rising above trees and a mountainside, close to where the helicopter crashed down... Helicopters were reported flying overhead in Charlottesville as Gov. There are two confirmed fatalities. The helicopter crashed near Old Farm Road in Albemarle County, which is just outside the city. Police have sealed off the area.