by | August 15, 2017 | 19:20

The rare solar eclipse will span from SC to OR and last up to three hours, according to NASA . Out of concern over the sale of counterfeit eclipse glasses retail giant, Amazon sent letters to customers warning them of the potential danger.

by | August 15, 2017 | 18:50

North Korea's state news agency KCNA reported earlier in the day that leader Kim Jong Un had examined plans for a launch. "The United States military's priority is to support our government's efforts to achieve the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula through diplomatic and economic pressure", Dunford said, according to a South Korean government statement.

by | August 15, 2017 | 18:08

US troops have been in Afghanistan since they invaded in 2001. "However, as a responsible American president, you need to study the mistakes of your predecessors and prevent death and injury to American forces in Afghanistan", it said. Possible plans include sending thousands more troops into the almost 16-year conflict, or taking the opposite tack and pulling out, leaving private military contractors to help the Afghans oversee the fragile security situation.

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:55

Dunford, the Associated Press reported, said the United States wants to come to a peaceful resolution with North Korea . Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea's is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago.

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:54

JAMES MATTIS: My mission, my responsibility is to have military options should they be needed. "In response, the Trump administration, with the support of the global community, is applying diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to achieve the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and a dismantling of the regime's ballistic-missile programs".

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:51

Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity", and that the United States should "think reasonably and judge properly" to avoid shaming itself, the news agency said.

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:44

Forces Korea use to reflect America's commitment to defending South Korea at a moment's notice from any North Korean aggression. Washington's vast military options range from nothing to a full-on conventional assault by air, sea and ground forces.

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:46

The U.S. based National Hurricane Center said, "Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 miles per hour [120 km/h] with higher gusts". Bands of thunderstorms were spiraling into the center of circulation from the east and the southern quadrants of the storm.

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:20

Ric Flair had health issues recently and went through a scary situation and is now in a medically induced coma! It is unclear what led to the initial hospitalization over the weekend. A representative for the showman known as "Nature Boy" says the 68-year-old wrestler was admitted to the hospital for routine monitoring. Check out the outpouring of support from the WWE community, including an IG post from Flair's daughter, below.

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:19

But at least 100,000 eggs are believed to have been circulated, as the farm had produced 25,000 eggs per day or 150,000 eggs for six days from last Wednesday when the samples were taken till Monday when the test result was out. These factories have been forbidden from selling eggs until further notice. The European Commissioner in charge of food safety has called for a meeting of ministers and national regulatory agencies to discuss a widespread European contamination scare, which has seen ...

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:11

Speaking from the White House on Monday , Trump condemned "repugnant" hate groups and declared that "racism is evil" in a far more forceful statement than he'd made earlier after deadly, race-fueled weekend clashes. "Two days ago a young American woman, Heather Hayer, was tragically killed", he said. "Let's be clear: I think we should expect a leader in the highest office in the land to step above the lowest possible bar", said Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt on a ...

by | August 15, 2017 | 17:10

When Kim Jong Un challenged US President Donald Trump on Tuesday by threatening to launch missiles at Guam in response to Trump's promise of "fire and fury," a single word from Trump could have brought a healthy portion of the US's nuclear arsenal crashing down all over North Korea.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:55

While several campaign officials were concerned about Papadopoulos' offer, he ended up sending out at least a half-dozen requests for Trump and his team to meet with the Russians . A spokesman for Manafort said the email chain provides 'concrete evidence that the Russian Federation collusion narrative is fake news'. It wasn't clear if Papadopoulos was acting as an intermediary for the Russian government, but he reportedly told officials with the Trump campaign that he was.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:47

The statements capped more than a week of escalating tensions as North Korea and President Donald Trump traded threats following a report that US intelligence analysts believe the North has miniaturized a nuclear warhead that could fit on a missile.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:23

In June, a vandal smashed a glass panel on one the memorial's six towers, which represent the 6 million Jews murdered in the Holocaust. When police arrived, they found the teen being detained by two bystanders. Boston's Jewish Community Relations Council and Combined Jewish Philanthropies expressed disappointment. The memorial opened in 1995 in the heart of Boston and is open to the public 24 hours a day.

by | August 15, 2017 | 16:01

Speaking at the Asian Cricket Council's annual general meeting in Colombo , Sumathipala added: "We have had our security experts visit and make an assessment, and things look positive with things improving all over the country and especially Lahore being cleared".

by | August 15, 2017 | 15:27

It honors around 2.4 million war dead of Japan, including 14 Class-A war criminals. But receives significant criticism for also enshrining senior military and political figures who have been convicted of war crimes by an global tribunal. "President Abe said he's sorry for not visiting the shrine", Shibayama said. But North and South Korea and China consider them painful reminders of Japanese colonialism and invasion.

by | August 15, 2017 | 14:48

According to a police statement, investigators questioned several people who are suspected of carrying out a coordinated and systematic mechanism of fraud - particularly forging documents - mainly in the real estate field, in foreign countries.

by | August 15, 2017 | 14:11

Witnesses described people running in fear after hearing the "bang" around 9am at the central London tube station. "Lots of people ran but others encouraged people to walk and the situation was calm". An electrical fault caused grey smoke to billow from a Bakerloo line train as passengers stood in dark, covering their faces with items of clothing.

by | August 15, 2017 | 13:47

CLASHES BETWEEN WHITE supremacist groups and those protesting against them have taken place during a rise in the number of USA hate groups in the past two years. Still, experts say these numbers are largely underreported because the Federal Bureau of Investigation relies on local governments to report their data - and many don't.

by | August 15, 2017 | 13:39

The incident took place after a night out at Zouk in the early hours of Sept 10 a year ago, at the Carlton Hotel, where the three men stayed with other friends. "They objectified her, they treated her like a thing to be used and abused", Deputy Public Prosecutor G. Kannan said. The men, British citizens of Vietnamese descent, had "no respect for her dignity and no regard for any ...

by | August 15, 2017 | 13:26

Robert E. Lee. The police chief of Charlottesville , Va., denied Monday that cops were ordered not to intervene or make arrests during the violent clashes that led to the death of an anti-racist protester. "I certainly have regrets". "I hope that if the facts are there, that we vigorously prosecute this as a case of domestic terrorism", Signer said.

by | August 15, 2017 | 13:26

The Charlottesville Police Department continues to investigate the murder of a Charlottesville woman after a white supremacist rally on Saturday. U.S. Robert E. Lee, which subsequently led to violent clashes between the demonstrators and counterprotesters. "The next day - yesterday - they explicitly called out the Nazis and the KKK by name", Sessions said.

by | August 15, 2017 | 13:23

As happens every year at this time, Earth is orbiting through the debris field of Comet Swift-Tuttle, and will enter the densest part this weekend. Sky gazers across the northern hemisphere are in for a treat this weekend, as the Perseid meteor shower is about to bless the skies.

by | August 15, 2017 | 13:26

He added, "It's not a dare". But threatening the US and its allies with ICBM tests has produced the opposite effect with American military forces increasing their anti-missile power on the Korean peninsula as well as boosting the number of B-1B bombers to the region.