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Wall Street swings lower on North Korea fears

Wall Street swings lower on North Korea fears Worries over a potential confrontation between the United States and North Korea weighed heavily on global stock markets on Wednesday but helped boost the price of assets, such as gold and the Swiss franc, that are considered safe havens in times of geopolitical peril. [Full Article...]

Wednesday's Weather: Scattered showers and storms possible this afternoon and evening

Wednesday's Weather: Scattered showers and storms possible this afternoon and evening Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Wednesday will have more rain in the forecast. A chance of showers and thunderstorms also is expected all day and into the evening on Tuesday and Wednesday . Mostly sunny - high near 85. Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. The Weather Service predicts a quiet weekend , and j... [Full Article...]

Tillerson visits Thailand and Malaysia

Tillerson visits Thailand and Malaysia There was no direct reaction from North Korea to Tillerson's remarks but in a statement after the USA secretary of state made his comments, Pyongyang responded robustly to the new sanctions by saying it was ready to teach the United States a "severe lesson" if it attacked. [Full Article...]

Guam map: Where is Guam? Will North Korea attack the USA territory?

Guam map: Where is Guam? Will North Korea attack the USA territory? The KPA spokesman said the Minuteman ICBM test-launch and the mobilization of "nuclear strategic bombers" from Guam indicated that the USA was "driving the regional situation to an extreme pitch". Guam's homeland security advisor, George Charfauros, said the situation was being closely monitored but that there was "no imminent threat to the safety of the residents and visitors of Guam and the C... [Full Article...]

U.S. flies bombers over Guam

U.S. flies bombers over Guam North Korea has made no secret of its plans to develop a nuclear-tipped missile able to strike the United States and has ignored worldwide calls to halt its nuclear and missile programmes. Congressman Mike Turner, chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Force, said that China has to step up to the plate and take a firm stance that North Korea's missile and nuclea... [Full Article...]

CNN Poll Shows Widespread Distrust by Americans of Trump White House

The lawmakers sent letters to 23 federal agencies, asking for information on how they're spending on products or services tied to the President's namesake company. "He cried like a baby and begged for forgiveness like a child", Trump said . "He's definitely running", laughed Colbert. "Working hard from New Jersey while White House goes through long planned renovation", Trump tweeted... [Full Article...]

Three questioned over fatal stabbing in Kilkee, County Clare

Three questioned over fatal stabbing in Kilkee, County Clare Three men remain in garda custody in connection with the attack. He said: "Other individuals also arrived who became involved in the fight". A postmortem indicated that Mr Haugh died due to a stab wound to the left of his spine and that the his left lung was punctured. [Full Article...]

Two terrorists killed by security forces in Pulwama, encounter underway

Two terrorists killed by security forces in Pulwama, encounter underway All the three slain militants were members of Zakir Musa group. "The militants were killed in an encounter with police, army and CRPF at Gulab Bagh, Tral in Pulwama". He said the security forces used tear smoke shells, pellets and fired few live rounds to disperse the stone- pelting protestors. Kashmir, the Himalayan region divided between India and Pakistan is claimed by both in full. [Full Article...]

Guam Officials Urge Calm After North Korea Threatens Attack

Guam Officials Urge Calm After North Korea Threatens Attack They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen. he has been very threatening beyond a normal state. A nuclear expert who has repeatedly visited North Korea's nuclear facilities says he doubts the country is yet capable of attacking the USA territory of Guam with medium- to long-range missiles. [Full Article...]

North Korea says it's examining plans to attack Guam

North Korea says it's examining plans to attack Guam The North's official news agency said it was considering a plan to fire medium-to-long-range rockets at Guam , where USA strategic bombers are based. Security Council to adopt a new set of economic sanctions on North Korea . "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen", Trump said. [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens to attack Guam with "enveloping fire": state-run media

North Korea threatens to attack Guam with Trump made the remarks hours after a Washington Post report cited an assessment by the Defense Intelligence Agency concluding Pyongyang had miniaturized a nuclear warhead that could be delivered by its missiles. North Korea responded to President Trump's threats of "fire and fury" by saying that it could launch a preemptive attack on the USA base at Guam. The B-1B Lancers were deployed in the ... [Full Article...]

North Korea says it has freed Canadian prisoner

North Korea says it has freed Canadian prisoner Now in his 60s, Lim's health is worsening according to a Canadian delegation who visited him a year ago and letters to his friends say he is suffering from high blood pressure and stomach pains. He had visited the country dozens of times, working with orphanages and nursing homes. The pastor was reportedly involved in projects linked to some associates of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's purg... [Full Article...]

Even the Hawkish Are Concerned by Trump's Leveled Up North Korea Rhetoric

Even the Hawkish Are Concerned by Trump's Leveled Up North Korea Rhetoric Jeffress said in a phone interview that he was prompted to make the statement after Trump said that if North Korea's threats to the United States continue, Pyongyang will be "met with fire and fury like the world has never seen ". President Trump decided again Tuesday that he now likes stories with anonymous sources - even when they contradict his own officials. On Tuesday, presidential ad... [Full Article...]

City council delays proposal allowing noncitizen voting

City council delays proposal allowing noncitizen voting Six other Maryland communities already allow non-citizens to vote in local elections. Although College Park City Councilwoman Mary Cook said she would ultimately listen to what her constituents wanted before making a final decision, she said she does not personally support the idea. [Full Article...]

SEBI bans trading on 331 'shell' cos

SEBI bans trading on 331 'shell' cos Under stage VI of the exchanges' graded surveillance measure, trading in shares of these companies will be halted from Tuesday and will only be allowed on the first Monday of every month. They can even conduct forensic audit of these companies to verify its credentials if necessary. A number of firms named in the list said they were not shell companies and accused Sebi of tarnishing their image. [Full Article...]

Najam Sethi elected chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board

Najam Sethi elected chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board It is mandatory, according to the PCB's constitution, that the chairman should be elected from the members of the board of governors. PCB's new 10-member Board of Governors elected the 69-year old to the post after no one else filed nominations for the position. [Full Article...]

Sara Netanyahu to be indicted

Sara Netanyahu to be indicted Among those who have said they will attend are Likud ministers Tzachi Hanegbi, Miri Regev, Ayoub Kara and Ofir Akounis, as well as chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Avi Dichter. Mr. Netanyahu has vehemently denied the charges against him, posting a statement on his public Facebook page condemning the allegations and saying the investigation is doomed. [Full Article...]

Blumenthal introduces sill to stop Trump from firing special counsel

Blumenthal introduces sill to stop Trump from firing special counsel President Donald Trump's chief counsel John Dowd told USA Today on Tuesday that Trump has been sending private messages to special counsel Robert Mueller through his lawyer. Trump has also publicly expressed frustration with Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Japanese mark 72nd anniversary of United States bombing of Nagasaki

Japanese mark 72nd anniversary of United States bombing of Nagasaki Taue called Japan's stance "incomprehensible" while addressing the crowd. The past has taught us that nuclear weapons create horrors that last for decades. The nuclear attack on Nagasaki, which killed an estimated 74,000 people by the end of 1945, came three days after U.S. forces dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. [Full Article...]

Sack staff who can't speak Kannada: KDA tells banks

Sack staff who can't speak Kannada: KDA tells banks The Vedike President said that notices have been sent to all banks across the state directing them to hire employees who know Kannada , and also implement a two-language policy with Kannada and English . We can't ignore the fact that not paying due respects to the local language can lead to conflicts in future. It has instructed the banks to establish a Kannada unit in all the branch... [Full Article...]


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