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by | August 18, 2017 | 10:46

The U.S. and Japan on Thursday agreed to ramp up their defense commitments to counter the threat from North Korea, during the U.S. -Japan Security Consultative Committee held in Washington. Tokyo has been increasingly concerned about North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs, saying that they have reached "a new level of threat".

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:59

That means there will likely be more people on the roads, traveling to areas that are in the path of totality. Only people within the path of totality, which is about 70 miles wide, will be able to see the total solar eclipse . Accompanying television coverage will include reporting from Oregon, Missouri, Tennessee and SC. Approved online vendors, as well as science vendors, can be found at eclipse.aas.org/resources/solar-filters .

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:56

From there the lunar shadow leaves the United States at 3:09 p.m. CDT. The eclipse will cut southeast across the United States from OR to SC during its approximately 94-minute coast-to-coast journey. The observatory is recommending visitors bring blankets and lawn chairs to watch the eclipse, and is insisting that attendees get ahold of eclipse viewing safety supplies.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:49

Tillerson added that he had read the remarks, which came during a lengthy interview Bannon gave earlier this week to the liberal American Prospect magazine. Kono told Ri his country should take concrete action to comprehensively resolve the nuclear and missile development issue as well as the issue of Japanese nationals abducted to North Korea, based on the 2002 Japan-North Korea Pyongyang Declaration.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:29

The political opponents of Kulsoom Nawaz are planning to knock the door of appellate tribunal of the Lahore High Court to challenge the approval of her nomination papers. Sources said that Kalsoom Nawaz will return to pakistan on September 23. Kulsoom was supposed to appear before the Election Commission of Pakistan at 3pm Thursday for scrutiny of her nomination papers.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:20

More importantly, strategically North Korea is vital for China to keep U.S. presence in the region checked. Could the United States launch precision attacks on missile/nuclear sites in North Korea? Tillerson said the United States wanted dialogue with Pyongyang, but only if it were meaningful.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:10

Unless we're talking about spending much more money than either Clinton or Trump ever proposed, the biggest bang for the buck will be reducing obstacles in the way of private infrastructure builders. "This anti-regulatory agenda is really going to put lives, first responders, and property at risk, " said Tim Dillingham, executive director of the American Littoral Society.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:03

They suggested money could change hands, adding: "Name your price". Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe's case should not affect global relations, former president Thabo Mbekihas said. Police expected Mrs Mugabe, 52, to turn herself in on Tuesday, but she failed to show up. As President Robert Mugabe flew to neighboring South Africa in part to deal with the crisis, Zimbabwe's government requested diplomatic immunity for the first lady and South African police issued a "red alert" to prevent ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 08:45

According to some reports, the range of a North Korean nuclear missile may extend as far as New York City, but little is publicly known about the capabilities of North Korea's ICBM technologies. Following their meeting, the USA and Japanese top diplomats and defence chiefs said they had bolstered their countries' alliance during what Mr Mattis described as a "warm and very productive" conversation.

by | August 18, 2017 | 07:29

The same could also create hurdles for the foreign companies in India since they believe that leasing is the most preferred method of owing assets for operation, an NBFC official said. Change will be powered by each and every citizen of India. Modi said the people in the government are over 50-55 years old while the young entrepreneurs had fresh "younger than 30 years old" ideas.

by | August 18, 2017 | 07:30

To answer his objection, we need to ask why some communities have taken action to remove statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederate heroes. He later said, "I'm not putting anybody on a moral plane". "Now are we going to take down his statue?" "OK, good, are we going to take down the statue - because he was a major slave owner", Trump said. Was George Washington a slave owner? He continued: "So you know what, it's fine".

by | August 18, 2017 | 07:11

Indian authority said that Japan understands New Delhi's position better than many countries as Tokyo itself has been at the receiving end of Chinese expansionism. The trouble started in June when India sent troops to stop China building a road in the Doklam area, which is remote, uninhabited territory claimed by both China and India's ally Bhutan.

by | August 18, 2017 | 06:53

After meeting with the Omar, Sinha told reporters here today that he was the peace mission to Kashmir. In a joint official statement issued from NC Head Office "Nawa-e-Subha" in Srinagar , NC leaders General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani and Political Secretary Tanvir Sadiq said Geelani's role in history has been that of sabotaging and undermining the heroic and indigenous struggle of the people of Kashmir for their political rights.

by | August 18, 2017 | 06:39

Lee and George Washington-not to mention Napoleon and Shaka Zulu. Let me preface this by saying that as black people, we always know there is going to be at least one . Prior encounters between Almon and Trump could not immediately be verified. Almon told the Post in a phone interview that he has previously met Trump, and as a one-time Obama supporter, he has come to support the current president because "he's far more right than he is wrong, and he's done far more on average than his ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 06:09

Police detained two people in connection with the attack, according to Carles Puigdemont, president of Spain's Catalonia region. Spain's El Pais newspaper, citing police sources, says perpetrators of the van incident are holed up in a bar.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:57

Bannon was quoted as saying there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with " fire and fury ". "There's no military solution (to North Korea's nuclear threats), forget it", Bannon said in the interview. Dunford said the US was pleased with the recent vote in the United Nations Security Council, which unanimously passed a resolution sanctioning North Korea for its nuclear and ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:52

Rajnath Singh said the journey from "today's India " to " new India" has already begun and the momentum for it was built in three years by Modi government , adding that now it has to be transformed into a mass movement. PM Modi was making tall claims on GST [Goods and Services Tax]. "Only then, we can realise the India of our dreams", PM said. As per Modi, demonetisation has resulted in nearly Rs two lakh crore of black money finding its way back to the banking system.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:47

The traffickers charged each desperate migrant around £4,500 for passage into Europe from North Africa. Tens of thousands of migrants from Africa attempt the perilous sea crossing to Europe in smugglers' boats each year, with many drowning along the way.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:31

Mobile phone footage showed several bodies strewn along the road, some motionless. "Van upon van of police officers" arrived at the scene, he said, adding, "They have quite clearly unfortunately had to plan for something like this". "I send my condolences to her family and her loved ones", Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders tweeted Thursday afternoon in French and Dutch.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:33

The Navy is uncertain of which shipyard has the capacity to fix the ship, he said. The commanding officer was trapped in his cabin by the force of the collision and five sailors had to use a sledgehammer to break down the door. The Fitzgerald collided with the Philippine merchant ship ACX Crystal in June. One additional sailor has already undergone the captain's mast . Sailors ran through the sleeping area, attempting to awaken their still-sleeping crew members.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:17

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by | August 18, 2017 | 05:12

On Aug. 17, Joshua Wong was sentenced to six months in prison while Nathan Law was sentenced to seven. The ruling came on Thursday after a request from the prosecution seeking stiffer punishments following last year's lower court decision that allowed the activists to avoid prison.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:12

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, right, and Nathan Law, left, speak outside the high court before a ruling on a prosecution request for stiffer sentences following a lower court decision that let them avoid prison in Hong Kong on Thursday, Aug.

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:44

The North has staged seven missile tests since the Moon Jae-in administration took office in May, with its two latest launches involving intercontinental ballistic missiles, in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. This would involve negotiating with the United States to redeploy some of its own nuclear weapons to the country. "The global community has principles for solving historical issues affecting South Korea and Japan such as the comfort women and people drafted for forced ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:30

From historical point of view, the USA criminal attempt to impose nuclear disaster upon the Korean nation is not of recent occurrence. North Korea has announced plans to fire missiles near the Pacific territory of Guam , but there is no indication an attack is imminent.