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War Games to Begin as US, South Korea Brace for North's Fury

War Games to Begin as US, South Korea Brace for North's Fury The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on August 5 that could slash its $3 billion annual export revenue by a third. "The drills deal with all the steps involved in a war, of course, towards victory", said Moon Seong-mook, a retired South Korean brigadier who regularly participated in the drills until the mid-2000s. [Full Article...]

Caught on Camera: Distracted Rider Rolls Into Sinkhole

Caught on Camera: Distracted Rider Rolls Into Sinkhole According to reports, few motorists stopped their vehicles and hurried over to help the man. The authorities soon reached the spot and blocked off the area that is likely to take up to 20 days to get it fully fixed. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cites three main types of driver distraction. Here's yet another terrific example of why you shouldn't text and drive. [Full Article...]

North Korea denounces the manoeuvres of Seoul and Washington

North Korea denounces the manoeuvres of Seoul and Washington Ken Gause, director of the International Affairs Group at the Center for Naval Analyses, noted that for now, South Korea "seems to be on the same page with the United States on THAAD" in light of the growing threats emanating from the North, which tested two long-range intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in July. [Full Article...]

Ex-Northwestern professor 'trying to remain hopeful' in jail, his lawyer says

Ex-Northwestern professor 'trying to remain hopeful' in jail, his lawyer says During a bond hearing Sunday afternoon, an IL prosecutor said Wyndham Lathem, 42, and Andrew Warren, 56, spent months discussing a fantasy of them killing people before murdering each other at the same time, NBC News reports . He was reportedly stabbed 70 times-the force from the stabbing so strong that he was almost decapitated by the two men. His throat was slit, his lungs were punctured and ... [Full Article...]

North Korea warns of clash as military drills begin

North Korea warns of clash as military drills begin Tens of thousands of South Korean and USA troops are taking part in the "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" joint military drills, a largely computer-simulated exercise that runs for two weeks in the South. North Korea's missile program is banned by United Nations resolutions. During last year's Ulchi drills, North Korea test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile that flew about 310 miles in the lo... [Full Article...]

Why North Korea Will Test Another Nuclear Weapon Soon

Why North Korea Will Test Another Nuclear Weapon Soon Ulchi Freedom Guardian "is a computer-simulated defensive exercise created to enhance readiness, protect the region and maintain stability on the Korean Peninsula", the Pentagon said in a statement Friday. This year's Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise will include about 17,500 US troops, about 3,000 of them from off the peninsula. Other South Korean allies are also joining this year, with troops f... [Full Article...]

US, Japan agree on need for diplomatic solution to North Korea issue

US, Japan agree on need for diplomatic solution to North Korea issue Although North Korea is actually wrong in its assessment of the threat the United States poses, its desire to enhance its security by being able to retaliate after such an imagined attack is understandable. "As long as the US hostile policy and nuclear threat continue, the DPRK, no matter who may say what, will never place its self-defensive nuclear deterrence on the negotiation table or flinch ... [Full Article...]

Don't take a selfie with the solar eclipse

Don't take a selfie with the solar eclipse However according to experts at Columbia University Medical Center, it's not. As for the selfie method, be careful if you decide to try it. "Because sunglasses make everything appear darker, your pupils become enlarged, letting in more of the harmful rays", says Dr. [Full Article...]

Muzaffarnagar accident: Odisha announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for Odia victims

Muzaffarnagar accident: Odisha announces Rs 5 lakh compensation for Odia victims The accident occurred around 5.45pm when 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express bound for Haridwar derailed in Khatauli in Meerut-Saharanpur Division. Passengers described a sudden jerk before the carriages came off the tracks. In New Delhi, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said he had told the Chairman of the Railway Board to fix responsibility for the disaster by Sunday evenin... [Full Article...]

Katy Perry Addresses Those Orlando Bloom Rekindled Romance Rumors

Katy Perry Addresses Those Orlando Bloom Rekindled Romance Rumors The "Chained to the Rhythm" hitmaker famously fell out with the "I Knew You Were Trouble" singer when the blonde beauty accused Katy of sabotaging her "Red Tour" in 2014 by stealing three of her backing dancers but now Katy is keen to see their "beef" end. [Full Article...]

Kissimmee police shooting suspect: 'I have done a bad thing'

Kissimmee police shooting suspect: 'I have done a bad thing' A spokeswoman for Ayala didn't respond to an email inquiry seeking comment. He said the department receives many calls to the area the officers were shot. The officers didn't have an opportunity to return fire. O'Dell says Baxter, a three-year veteran of the department, died later in a hospital and Howard, a 10-year-veteran, was in serious condition. [Full Article...]

China urges halt to US-South Korea military drills

The manoeuvres come amid a war of words between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump , who has threatened to unleash "fire and fury" if America and its allies are threatened. It later said it would postpone the missile launch, pending USA actions. 'Smart military planning means ensuring that exercises do not enflame an already tense situation, ' Wright said. [Full Article...]

North Korea warns 'suicidal' Australia over participation in war games

North Korea warns 'suicidal' Australia over participation in war games North Korea warned on Sunday that the U.S. would be "pouring gasoline on fire" by conducting an annual war game in the South amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington. During last year's Ulchi drills, North Korea test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile that flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) in the longest flight by that type of weapon. [Full Article...]

NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drills

NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drills But the Associated Press revealed last week that talks have been going on since the Obama administration between the United States and North Korea in NY under the aegis of the U.S. Harris also told reporters that a scheduled "operational pause" by the U.S. Navy's fleet worldwide would not affect the military's ability to defend South Korea. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea launch joint military drills despite N Korea threats

US, South Korea launch joint military drills despite N Korea threats U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly hinted at possible military action against the reclusive North after Pyongyang said it may consider launching ballistic missiles toward the U.S. The North Korean military on Tuesday threatened to respond in a ruthless way to the annual military exercise between South Korea and the USA that began on Monday. [Full Article...]

Heyer's mother says she won't speak to Trump

Heyer's mother says she won't speak to Trump A vehicle allegedly driven by white nationalist James A. Fields Jr., plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing anti-racism activist Heather Heyer and injuring 19 others. "I don't believe he supported neo-Nazis, I don't believe he's supporting white supremacists at all", Burns said in an interview with MSNBC on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Robinson: GOP leaders must denounce Trump

Lee. And, early in Trump's vacation he issued a warning to North Korea promising "fire and fury" if they followed through on their threat to attack the U.S. He also accused one Republican senator of a "disgusting lie" and plugged a primary opponent of another GOP critic. Democratic leaders fiercely criticized Trump for his response to Charlottesville and three House Democrats drafted a ... [Full Article...]

Philippines' Duterte says there could have been abuses in war on drugs

Philippines' Duterte says there could have been abuses in war on drugs Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay held Duterte responsible for the killings, saying he "cannot feign ignorance nor concern" over the death of Delos Santos and the other fatalities of his war on drugs. "Please be fair", the student's father, Zaldy delos Santos, told police. His death has sparked outrage among activists and some politicians and has raised doubts about the way the police ... [Full Article...]

BMW M5 officially revealed

BMW M5 officially revealed The M-customized xDrive system starts out in all-wheel drive mode when you first start the auto up, complete with all the electronic Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) nannies activated. Top speed is capped at 189 miles per hour when equipped with the optional M Driver's Package. Cabin upgrades will extend to piano black finishes, M multifunction seats, "Smoke White" full-leather upholstery with r... [Full Article...]

Graham says Trump's words are 'dividing Americans'

Graham says Trump's words are 'dividing Americans' It's not enough that Donald Trump be officially censured for saying neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan do not deserve full blame for a deadly white supremacist rally. Heyer". Mr Trump earlier tweeted that claims are false that he drew "moral equivalency between KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists" and Heather Heyer - the woman who died in Charlottesville . [Full Article...]


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