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by | August 16, 2017 | 16:29

Philippine police killed 32 people in dozens of anti-drug operations in a province north of the capital, Manila, in the single deadliest day of President Rodrigo Duterte's unrelenting war on drugs . Human rights groups report a higher toll. Duterte won a landslide victory in presidential elections previous year after promising an unprecedented war on drugs in which tens of thousands of people would be killed.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:28

Guam and the US air and naval forces that are based there have been under alert since it was named by North Korea as a potential demonstration target, with the regime threatening to fire missiles into the sea near the island that's home to some 160,000 people.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:51

The latest incident comes in the wake of a stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops along the border in Sikkim. Many Chinese players also hold stakes in India's e-marketplaces which has made the Indian government further wary about Chinese technology being misused to gain illegal access to important data.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:42

The underwater search for the missing jetliner which vanished in 2014 was called off in January after nearly three years of searching, but the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) and other agencies have continued to conduct drift modelling and satellite analysis.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:29

Their recent exchanges were focused on a North Korean threat to fire a volley of four missiles over Japan towards the U.S. territory of Guam , which hosts a number of strategic military bases. China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs. "While diplomacy is our preferred means of changing North Korea's course of action, it is backed by military options", they said.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:27

The principal of Crana College has urged Leaving Cert students to take a bit of time to consider their results. But one restaurant is hoping to ease the stress for students picking up their results. The 1800 265 165 Freephone helpline, provided by the National Parents' Council Post Primary, and sponsored by eir, will be open tomorrow [Wednesday August 16] from 10am to 7pm; Thursday 17 (10am to 7pm ); and Friday 18 (10am to 1pm ).

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:24

The threat to fire four missiles within 25 miles of Guam came last week and led to an escalation of threats between North Korea and Trump. The North then came out with a threat to lob four intermediate-range "Hwasong-12" missiles near Guam, a tiny US territory some 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) from the North's capital, Pyongyang.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:24

I don't interfere with the work of the referee, we can all make mistakes, but it's annoying that he's got five games after what happened. "We expect a hard game like the first one, more hard even". Barcelona announced the signing of Paulinho on Monday but still have to replace Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain for a world record £198million.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:21

By Tuesday morning, the tweet had more than 2.4 million likes, making it the second most-liked tweet of all time. Grande's tweet has 2.7 million likes while Obama's tweet already has over 3 million likes. But today he said both sides were to blame , adding protesters on the political left violently attacked white nationalists. He was heavily criticised for not explicitly calling out the white supremacists.

by | August 16, 2017 | 13:15

Parker has been remanded in custody to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (15 August). The day after the attack, Parker gave an interview saying he was in the foyer area of the arena at the time of the blast.

by | August 16, 2017 | 12:49

The unnamed photographer flying the drone even went over to armed guards afterwards and explained what happened. "I was amazed that I was able to land on the aircraft carrier for two reasons; the first being that there was no one about to prevent it from landing although were security police around in small boats".

by | August 16, 2017 | 12:27

Kim added North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky 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 North's state-run Korean Central News Agency said.

by | August 16, 2017 | 12:12

The so-called "bathroom bills" have caused rifts among Republicans who control the state's legislature, leaving no likely path to passage before a 30-day special session wraps on Wednesday, analysts and lawmakers said on Monday. Democratic critics decried it as forcing people to buy "rape insurance". "No woman plans to have an abortion and certainly no woman can plan to be raped, no woman can plan to be attacked by someone she knows in her own family", Garcia said.

by | August 16, 2017 | 11:53

Fuchs said in this weekend's email to staff members that Spencer could make a September 12 appearance. School regulations allow Spencer's group and other non-university organizations rent space on campus as long as they provide rental expenses and security costs, the Sun reports.

by | August 16, 2017 | 11:35

Trump said at a Tuesday press conference . "President Trump's remarks today repudiate his forced remarks yesterday about the KKK and neo-Nazis", Trumka said in a statement , adding, "it's clear that President Trump's Manufacturing Council was never an effective means for delivering real policy that lifts working families and his remarks today were the last straw".

by | August 16, 2017 | 11:28

It's a deep understanding of the imperfect surfaces of the moon and the earth with their peaks and valleys that allow astronomers to predict exactly where the eclipse will be visible and give us solar gifts, like the diamond ring that appears just before totality.

by | August 16, 2017 | 10:46

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the country will expand its diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve North Korea's nuclear and missile issues, vowing to prevent a war from breaking out on the Korean Peninsula. The general said it's important "that the Korean people and the American people know that we are capable of protecting them right now against a limited attack and certainly prepared to respond in the event that deterrence fails".

by | August 16, 2017 | 10:46

The key to stopping the ratcheting tension between North Korea and the US could be North Korea's biggest ally, China , the top USA general said Sunday. China's government said it would allow the inbound delivery of products from the North's port of Najin on the northeastern coast, if they are proven to have been made in other countries.

by | August 16, 2017 | 10:00

The ad's release comes amid intense criticism of Trump's response to the events in Charlottesville, Virginia , where a planned rally by white supremacists led to violence that killed a counter-protester. In one email sent on Saturday, Team Trump Pence outlined a number of issues in which they said the president was succeeding including "being tough and decisive" on North Korea, and breaking records on the stock market.

by | August 16, 2017 | 09:58

A Trump critic during the 2016 election , Palomarez oversaw the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce when it issued its first ever presidential endorsement for Hillary Clinton, citing Trump's inflammatory rhetoric towards Latinos and minorities.

by | August 16, 2017 | 09:50

While educational institutions, government offices, banks and post offices remained closed because of the holiday, no public or private transport moved on the roads. Special prayers were offered for safety and integrity of Pakistan and freedom of Jammu and Kashmir from the illegal occupation of India, according to Kashmir Media Service.

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:53

Japan's Hideki Matsuyama who was bidding to be a first major victor from the Asian nation, appeared to recover from back-to-back bogeys with two straight birdies on the 14th and 15th holes to get within one shot of the lead. Thomas bogeyed three of his first five holes, however, to ruin his chances. Young American Justin Thomas validated his reputation as one of golf's great talents when he stormed to a two-stroke victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday.

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:40

The attack happened at a market in Konduga, where a female suicide bomber detonated a bomb. They all detonated their explosives nearly simultaneously, he said. Its better-known faction, led by Abubakar Shekau, has mainly based itself in the sprawling Sambisa forest, and been characterised by its use of women and children as suicide bombers targeting mosques and markets.

by | August 16, 2017 | 08:38

A burial is to take place on Thursday, according to government authorities. "As the search continues, we have collected almost 400 bodies - but we anticipate more than 500", chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya told Reuters. Kenyatta said the spirit of African solidarity remains strong and has assured President Ernest Koroma that Kenya will provide any necessary assistance.

by | August 16, 2017 | 07:11

Akshay Kumar's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha benefited by a partial holiday on Monday as the film raked in around Rs 12 crore on its fourth day, taking the total collections to Rs 64 crore. As per the looks of the present box office collection, the movie will earn around 93-95 crores in its first week. Even Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan failed to rule the box office this year.