by | August 28, 2017 | 17:31

Slide show: Lydia Thompson scores for England in the first half. New Zealand's Selica Winiata scored the opening try of the game in the same corner after getting on the right end of the bounce from a crossfield kick. "They kept the ball a lot better than we did, and it is really hard to play rugby when you don't have the ball", Scarratt added. Abbie Scott, from Keswick, has been named in the England starting line-up for tomorrow's World Cup Final.

by | August 28, 2017 | 16:58

North Korea this week said the exercises were evidence that the United States planned to invade North Korea . They are the first known missile firings since July, when the North successfully flight tested a pair of intercontinental ballistic missiles that analysts say could reach deep into the US mainland when perfected.

by | August 28, 2017 | 16:40

Harvey made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane along the Texas Gulf Coast with over 100 miles per hour winds, and heavy rain that caused devastating floods. "The images coming out of Texas are heartbreaking and hard to imagine", said Governor Wolf. "It's something we train for all the time", he added.

by | August 28, 2017 | 16:10

The U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) also said, "Initial assessment indicates three short-range ballistic missile launches". Analyst Yang Uk at the Korea Defence and Security Forum told AFP the latest launches by Pyongyang were "carefully avoid revving up tensions too high beyond its control".

by | August 28, 2017 | 15:02

All the party members and the people are waiting to know the Nandyal Bypoll election results. Nandyal: Counting of votes for the byelection in Nandyal will be held on Monday amid tight security, heightening nail-baiting suspense in political circles.

by | August 28, 2017 | 14:52

According to Pacom, one of the three missiles blew up nearly immediately and the other two "failed in flight". President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is beginning to respect the U.S., the latest comments that suggest his administration is moving closer to seeking talks over Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal .

by | August 28, 2017 | 14:33

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. While these attacks are ongoing, Japan based U.S. Navy ballistic missile defense cruisers and destroyers as well as ground based Theater High Altitude Aerial Defense systems will use their long range radars to identify and shoot down North Korean missiles as they launch.

by | August 28, 2017 | 14:30

The missiles appeared to be short-range, not the intercontinental ones capable of reaching the mainland United States that North Korea fired last month, and all quickly failed. Trump has called on China to play a more active role in convincing North Korea to halt its weapons programme and stop threatening its neighbours and the US.

by | August 28, 2017 | 14:15

US President Donald Trump takes the cap off a pen to sign an executive order to start the Mexico border wall project at the Department of Homeland Security facility in Washington, DC, on January 25, 2017. It was decided the prohibited equipment will not be distributed to the agencies and the controlled equipment can only be made available for a demonstrated need.

by | August 28, 2017 | 14:14

In southeastern Louisiana, the area just west of a line from Baton Rouge to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport experienced rainfall rates of 3 to 4 inches an hour at times on Sunday , according to forecasters with the Slidell office of the National Weather Service .

by | August 28, 2017 | 14:09

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will face the second seed, Romania's Simona Halep , in the first round of the US Open, the tournament's press service said. Sharapova is Russia's most famous tennis player having won a total of five Grand Slam tournaments, namely the Australian Open in 2008, the French Open in 2012 and 2014, Wimbledon in 2004 and the US Open in 2006.

by | August 28, 2017 | 13:55

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that the exercise was a "defensive drill" and that North Korea shouldn't use it "as a pretext for aggravating the situation". North Korean state-run media said the country's military could strike the U.S. at any time and that neither Guam, Hawaii nor the USA mainland could avoid the "merciless strike".

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:57

That puts the North well ahead of the pace it set a year ago when 24 missiles were fired. North Korea fired "several unidentified short-range projectiles" from Kittaeryong, Kangwon province, into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said .

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:45

A spokesman for US Pacific Command, using times at its Hawaii-based headquarters, said: "The first and third missiles at 11.49am and 12.19pm failed in flight". This photo provided by South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on August 21, 2017 shows President Moon Jae-in (2nd from R) hosting a meeting of the national security council on the first day of joint military drills between Seoul and Washington.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:40

Those flew some 250 km in the northeastern direction before falling into the sea, the Yonhap news agency cited the JCS as reporting, claiming that the projects appeared to be short-range missiles. The US ban on American citizens traveling to North Korea takes effect September 1. "This is the most tense I've ever seen [it]", a North Korean official told Ripley.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:39

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Saturday that that the projectiles were fired from an area from the North's eastern coast and flew about 250 kilometers (155 miles). South Korea and the United States call the exercises defensive in nature, but North Korea sees them as provocative and hostile, perhaps even preparation for an invasion.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:31

The missiles did not pose a threat to North America nor to the USA territory of Guam , said the Pacific Command. Later on Saturday, the South Korean Presidential Blue House said the North may have fired an upgraded 300-mm caliber multiple rocket launcher but the military was still analyzing the precise details of the projectiles.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:29

Although Merkel was interrupted for several times by whistles and jeers by thousands of protestors, Merkel made it clear in her speech that refugees were welcome in Germany and the year like 2015 would not repeat. "More and more people are noticing how aloof she is", said Schulz. "It is quite clear that the AfD can not be a partner for us in any form of cooperation".

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:27

Egbert Ritter, a trauma surgeon at the AUVA hospital in Salzburg, told CNN . Five climbers died and a sixth was severely injured on Sunday on Mount Gabler, east of Innsbruck, the Austrian news agency APA reported, citing the Austrian Red Cross.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:25

Mr. Lee, Samsung's vice chairman, was taken to a jail outside Seoul , soon after a judge at the Seoul Central District Court issued an arrest warrant. The court ruled that Lee and four other Samsung executives paid $6.4 million in bribes and other inducements to ensure that the country's disgraced former president, Park Geun-hye, supported a complicated corporate deal that strengthened Lee's grip on Samsung Electronics .

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:00

In July, a leaked transcript of a January phone call between Trump and Mexico's president, Enrique Pena Nieto, showed that Trump recognized he had painted himself into a corner over the wall's funding, as he implored Pena Nieto to stop saying publicly that Mexico won't pay for it.

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:23

The first and third missiles "failed in flight" and the second missile launch 'appears to have blown up nearly immediately, ' reported CNN, citing the US Pacific Command spokesperson Cmdr. The North sees the biannual drills - scheduled to last through Thursday of next week - as rehearsal for an invasion of its territory. Separately, China's commerce ministry has banned North Korean nationals from setting up new businesses in the country, a step toward enforcing recent sanctions imposed by ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:20

North Korea's latest test comes at the same time as US and South Korean forces participate in joint military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. In addition to prohibiting new businesses, it also nixes the expansion of any joint ventures involving North Koreans in China and states that new Chinese applications to invest in North Korea or increase existing investments will be rejected.

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:21

The South Korean and USA militaries are in the midst of the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills involving computer simulations of a war to test readiness. "We view it as provocative against the United States and its allies". Earlier this month, President Donald Trump issued an extraordinary ultimatum to North Korea , warning Pyongyang not to make any more threats against the United States or it will "face fire and fury like the world has never seen." Tillerson last week noted that ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:10

That would put parts of the United States mainland within reach and prompted heated exchanges that raised fears of a new conflict on the peninsula. Earlier this month Trump had warned that North Korea would be met with "fire and fury", if it continued with its threats.