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5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii Officials at Wheeler Army Airfield near Honolulu reported losing communications around 10 p.m. Tuesday with the crew of a UH-60 Black Hawk, the Coast Guard said in a news release. Two Black Hawks from the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade were on a routine training mission between Kaena Point and Dillingham Airfield, Lieutenant-Colonel Curtis Kellogg, public affairs officer for the 25th Infantry Di... [Full Article...]

Utah's 3rd District special election

Utah's 3rd District special election In his victory speech, Curtis credited his campaign for not turning negative. Curtis said he was proud he did not go negative and looked forward to the general election, urging his opponents' supporters to back him. The race has become something of a proxy battle between well-known conservatives. Several third-party candidates are also running in November, including Jim Bennett, the son of the... [Full Article...]

Militant commander killed in gunfight with troops in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Militant commander killed in gunfight with troops in Indian-controlled Kashmir Ghaznavi, 41, was one of the longest surviving militants in the Valley and had successfully mobilized the Hizbul cadres after the killing of Burhan Wani in July previous year. Muhammad Ayub Lone alias Ayub Lalhari was travelling in a Tavera auto when the security forces intercepted it outside Banderpora village. Last week a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist was arrested from Soppore district of the stat... [Full Article...]

Baltimore removes Confederate statues in wake of Charlottesville

Baltimore removes Confederate statues in wake of Charlottesville On Monday night, the City Council cited events in Charlottesville, Virginia, when it adopted a resolution calling for the immediate destruction of Confederate monuments. The empty pedestal of the former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney sits before dawn, August 16, 2017 , in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore, after workers took several Confederate monuments down overnight in the ... [Full Article...]

Doklam standoff enters third month; China asks India to withdraw

Doklam standoff enters third month; China asks India to withdraw The incident could inflame an already tense quarrel between Delhi and Beijing as hundreds of troops square off in another part of the Himalayas, the worst border dispute between the rivals for more than 30 years. Sources say that there was a scuffle between both sides. When the Indian side staked claim to the area during negotiations in late 1990s, the Chinese army constructed a metal-top road a... [Full Article...]

Council cancels Australia Day, vows to change date

Council cancels Australia Day, vows to change date Mr Turnbull in Parliament hit out at the decision as "utterly out of step with Australian values". "It is regrettable that Yarra Council has proceeded with this course of action". "I recognize Australia Day, and its history, is complex for many Indigenous Australians but the overwhelming majority of Australians believe the 26th of January is the day and should remain our national day". [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

Kim Jong Un briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam North Korea leader Kim Jong Un said he will wait for more , to watch the "the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees". Mr Kim said North Korea will conduct the planned missile launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity" and that the USA should "think reasonably and judge property" to avoid shame, the news agency said... [Full Article...]

Business leaders quit Donald Trump panel; he hits back hard

Business leaders quit Donald Trump panel; he hits back hard The CEO of Intel on Monday announced his resignation from President Trump's American Manufacturing Council , becoming the third executive to do so since the violence in Charlottesville, Va. America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy, which run counter to the American idea that all people are created equal. [Full Article...]

Popular Berkeley hot dog chain fires worker…

Popular Berkeley hot dog chain fires worker… While Top Dog declined to release an immediate statement , the outlet did release a statement stating, 'for now, we feel it is imperative to let you know that Cole White is no longer employed by Top Dog , LLC'. Vigils are being held across the country for the victims affected by the violence in Virginia . White was later fired from his job. "I've been using this account to call ou... [Full Article...]

Indian PM Pledges To Build New India By 2022

Indian PM Pledges To Build New India By 2022 Taking a jibe at "a handful of separatists", the Prime Minister said they were adopting new tactics to keep the pot boiling and problem festering. He called GST as a key illustration of cooperative federalism and expressed happiness on the fact that poor people were joining the mainstream through initiatives of financial inclusion. [Full Article...]

Trump Speaks Directly to White Nationalists

Trump Speaks Directly to White Nationalists During his press conference , Trump took questions from reporters, and was continuously calling reporters "fake news". There are those who see Trump's initial reluctance to denounce white-power groups as nothing but politics - an appeal to white voters who are anxious about growing diversity. [Full Article...]

Blue Whale game: CM satisfied with Centre's steps

Blue Whale game: CM satisfied with Centre's steps State Director General of Police Loknath Behra today denied media reports over suicides by teenagers influenced by killer game " Blue Whale Challenge " in Kerala. Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar, who remarked in court: "We heard about Blue Whale - that it can lead to anything". The Blue Whale game , created by a former convict in Russian Federation, first came to light in In... [Full Article...]

Hope Hicks To Become White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks To Become White House Communications Director A senior White House source told Fox News that Hicks will fill the role until the White House finds a permanent replacement. John Kelly, the new White House chief of staff who was brought in recently to impose order in the White House, watched, grim faced and arms folded, as the news conference unfolded. [Full Article...]

Experts suspect North Korea is 'still mastering' nuclear missile delivery

Dunford reiterated America's resolve to use the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies in the Republic of ( South) Korea and Japan, as well as the USA homeland", James said . Later, Trump stressed that the US military is " locked and loaded " for a potential conflict. Savage said many on the left who are criticizing Trump for his tough rhetoric seem to be siding with Kim. [Full Article...]

China reclaims position as world's largest holder of United States treasuries

China reclaims position as world's largest holder of United States treasuries Stricter capital controls and a stabilising currency this year have eased outflow pressures, as policy makers encourage foreign investors to channel more money into the country. While there was speculation in recent years that China would use its massive treasuries holdings to exert pressure on the U.S., there has been little indication of that happening, even amid rising tensions between the two ... [Full Article...]

President Moon reiterates "KOR-US alliance created to keep peace"

President Moon reiterates Top officials of the United States armed forces stationed in South Korea assured President Moon Jae-in that they have already beefed up their 30,000 military men for any eventuality. "Whatever ups and downs we face, the North Korean nuclear situation must be resolved peacefully", Mr Moon told a meeting of senior aides and advisers. [Full Article...]

Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema released

Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema released The state prosecutor on Wednesday morning filed a "nolle prosequi" in the case where Hichilema and five others were supposed to stand trial. "The office of the DPP has chose to enter a nolle prosequi in respect to all six treason accused", she told Judge Charles Chanda . [Full Article...]

Gen. Dunford Visits Asia Amid Heightened Tensions With North Korea

Gen. Dunford Visits Asia Amid Heightened Tensions With North Korea The UN sanctions must be implemented 30 days after the resolution was approved in a vote on August 6. The latest round of restrictions is expected to cripple North Korea's economy and further hurt the ordinary citizens of the reclusive country, analysts believe. [Full Article...]

School-bus driver shortage across the United States sparks growing concern

School-bus driver shortage across the United States sparks growing concern Police later issued a release saying the child was found safe. The bus driver said she made the kids get off the bus for safety reasons. August 16 and 17, the National Safety Dog Bus Tour will be in Utah to highlight school bus safety for elementary students. [Full Article...]

Back from the Brink: North Korea Blinks First

Mr Kim said he was reviewing plans to fire missiles at Guam waters although he called for the USA to ease tension and prevent a military clash. But after hearing the plan and considering it, Kim opted not to give the order to launch missiles , and instead "would watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees", the report says. [Full Article...]


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