by | August 22, 2017 | 20:31

South Korean and USA officials failed to agree on Tuesday on how to move forward on discussions over their five-year-old free trade agreement that Washington is seeking to change to help cut its trade deficit with Asia's fourth-largest economy.

by | August 22, 2017 | 19:54

The coroner pronounced Mackenzie P. Hayes, 23, dead at the scene. NBC affiliate WLEX reported that witnesses said Hays and Belcher had been in a crowd of people watching the partial eclipse. State Police believe the victims were watching the eclipse when they were hit by the vehicle. In a statement obtained by the news station, Barry Martin, CEO of Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky, called the crash "a tragic accident".

by | August 22, 2017 | 19:43

Borrowing in July 2016 was at £0.3 billion. The rise in borrowing was driven largely by the cost of servicing inflation-linked government debt, which stood at GBP21.6 billion in the April-July period, GBP4 billion higher than in the corresponding period past year.

by | August 22, 2017 | 14:15

The incident occurred at approximately 12:15 a.m. ET at the 69th Street Terminal and is now under investigation, according to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) spokeswoman Heather Redfern. One passenger who identified himself as Ronnie told NBC10. The passenger said "there was blood everywhere". Four people were hurt in that incident .

by | August 22, 2017 | 14:12

England's Dawid Malan and Chris Jordan, plus former West Indies skipper Darren Sammy, were among the overseas players whisked into Pakistan for the match and straight out again afterwards in a huge security operation. Cricket on Pakistan soil is returning and it is with a bang. "It was a very hard task convincing the Sri Lankan board to send their team to Lahore once again but they have shown great courage in accepting our request and hopefully if security arrangements are confirmed they ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 14:10

Hours later, North Korea responded with media reports of plans to send missiles toward Guam , a US territory and island in the Western Pacific. "It's to prepare if something big were to occur and we needed to protect [the Republic of Korea]", said Michelle Thomas, a USA military spokeswoman.

by | August 22, 2017 | 14:08

The star conductor said the cancellation of the United States tour was heartbreaking. Dudamel spoke out again in opinion pieces for the New York Times and Spanish daily El Pais - this time criticizing the Constituent Assembly convened by Maduro.

by | August 22, 2017 | 14:05

He's expected to face Adelaide Youth Court on Tuesday, while a 13-year-old boy has also been arrested but is yet to be charged over the crash. Mrs Paveley was driving to her early shift on Sunday morning when she was struck while crossing a green light.

by | August 22, 2017 | 13:59

Meanwhile, North Korea's propaganda website Uriminzokkiri said in a commentary that the US and South Korea are staging an exercise to try to wage a nuclear war around the Korean Peninsula, warning, "the North Korean army is placing the South Korean military in its crosshairs".

by | August 22, 2017 | 13:45

South Korea's top military officer, General Jeong Kyeong-doo, warned North Korea it will "make it regret bitterly" and retaliate against any attack, according to Yonhap News Agency. "The Trump group's declaration of the reckless nuclear war a reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war", the report in Rodong Sinmun read, according to CNN.

by | August 22, 2017 | 13:45

Launched in 2004 to enhance cooperation between the two Koreas, the complex reportedly provided more than $100 million a year in wages to some 54,000 North Korean workers and contributed nearly $2 billion in trade for Pyongyang before it was closed in February 2016 after Pyongyang's nuclear test and long-range rocket launch.

by | August 22, 2017 | 13:43

North Korea denounced on Monday joint military drills between South Korea and the United States amid heightened tension over the North's nuclear and missiles programmes which it said was aimed at a preemptive attack. North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) twice in July. Earlier this month, President Donald Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with " fire and fury ".

by | August 22, 2017 | 11:22

North Korea's U.N. Ambassador Ja Song Nam is now in North Korea, also known as DPRK. The drills involving tens of thousands of US and South Korean troops are due to begin on Monday. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has wrapped up a trip to South Korea, China and Japan that had been planned months ago, but it could not have happened at a better time .

by | August 22, 2017 | 11:07

Moon said North Korea's development of nuclear weapons technology was "nearing" a red line, which he described as "completing an ICBM and weaponizing it with a nuclear head". Their unusual presence was meant to reaffirm the United States' commitment to defend its ally, officials in South Korea said. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on August 21 that the drills are defensive in nature and that Pyongyang should not use them as a pretext to launch fresh provocations.

by | August 22, 2017 | 10:49

A human rights organization urged an end to worldwide funding for the police and military over the thousands of deaths in the administration's war on drugs, which it blamed on "state policy" under President Rodrigo Duterte. The Catholic Church spoke out against the killings in a Sunday mass, calling on police and vigilante gangs to "stop wasting human lives". More than 2000 others have died in drug-related killings, including attacks by motorcycle-riding masked gunmen.

by | August 22, 2017 | 10:46

His grandfather Rakesh Johri called the eclipse "a once-in-a-lifetime experience". Over the course of 90 minutes, the moon's full shadow will zip across a 70-mile-wide, 3,000-mile-long path cutting through Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina.

by | August 22, 2017 | 10:40

A report Pyongyang has earned millions of dollars in exports seemed likely, meanwhile, to raise doubts about the impact of sanctions to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. There will be no field training during the current exercise, according to U.S. Forces Korea. Last month North Korea test-launched two ICBMs which experts say can reach some parts of the U.S.

by | August 22, 2017 | 10:25

A derailed coach hit a nearby house, damaging it severely, reports said. On February 13, 2015, 10 people were killed and around 150 were injured when nine bogies of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Intercity Express derailed on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

by | August 22, 2017 | 09:56

Trump addressed the subject again two days later, this time singling out the racism on display in Charlottesville . Sen. Tim Scott of SC, the chamber's sole black Republican , called into question Mr. What I'm saying is this - you had a group on one side, and you had a group on the other, and they came at each other with clubs and it was vicious and it was awful and it was a frightful thing to watch.

by | August 22, 2017 | 09:55

North Korea , for its part, threatened to launch missiles toward the American territory of Guam. Dictator Kim Jong Un said he plans to 'watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees, ' before giving the order to launch orders, North Korean state controlled media revealed last week.

by | August 22, 2017 | 09:50

Confirming the panel's disbandment, NOAA communications director Julie Roberts said the decision would not affect the Fourth National Climate Assessment, which she said "remains a key priority for the Department (of Commerce) and NOAA". Using computer models to assess what needs to be done to restrict global warming to less than 2C, scientists found the planet is likely to overshoot the limits adopted by the Paris climate agreement unless unilateral efforts are undertaken to bring temperature ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 09:44

South Korea and the United States began annual war games on Monday, US Forces Korea said, amid heated warnings by Pyongyang that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region. He said President Trump "has told us to develop credible, viable military options, and that's exactly what we're doing". The North responded by threatening to fire missiles towards the U.S.

by | August 22, 2017 | 09:41

USA and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month. In recent times, however, calls have been growing for the US and South Korea to suspend their military drills. During such drills, North Korea has often escalated its warlike rhetoric and lashed out with missile and other weapons tests.

by | August 22, 2017 | 09:43

Pyongyang's state media on Sunday called this year's drills a "reckless" move that could trigger the "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". Some experts say North Korea is mainly focused on the bigger picture of testing its bargaining power against the United States with its new long-range missiles and likely has no interest in letting things get too tense during the drills.

by | August 22, 2017 | 09:34

A 6-4 ruling upholds bill making the practice legal in cases of rape, non-viable fetus and threat to mother's life. "The agreement of the Court. adopted in a special session consisted in rejecting the constitutionality challenge of the three grounds for termination of pregnancy", said the body's secretary Rodrigo Pica.