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US, Allies in show of force after N. Korean missile launch

The bombing exercise came as the United States and South Korea wrapped up their annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint military drills that involved tens of thousands of soldiers. USA defence secretary Jim Mattis has refuted claims that he disagrees with President Donald Trump on the best strategy to handle tensions with North Korea . [Full Article...]

Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts The American Red Cross is an integral organization for providing critical assistance to disaster relief areas, such as those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets announced Friday they will give a total of $75,000 to help with relief and recovery efforts. Now, the company is stepping up its efforts in a big way. [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon to boost SKorean missile power

Trump, Moon to boost SKorean missile power North Korea escalated regional tensions once again this week by firing a ballistic missile over Japan in defiance of United Nations resolutions and fresh sanctions imposed last month which are expected to slash its export revenues by a third. [Full Article...]

Trump Says US Is Paying 'Extortion Money' to North Korea

Trump Says US Is Paying 'Extortion Money' to North Korea However, diplomats expect resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China , particularly given that new measures were only announced on August 5 after North Korea tested its first two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. [Full Article...]

Teacher Called Her Out For Menstrual Blood. She Killed Herself

Teacher Called Her Out For Menstrual Blood. She Killed Herself As per reports, the teacher took her to the principal who also scolded and humiliated the girl for being "careless". The police have booked 26-year-old teacher for abetment to suicide. But when I reached class seven, why did my teacher make such complaints against me? The girl jumped off a building near her home in southern India's Tamil Nadu state on Monday, officials said, leaving a note sayin... [Full Article...]

Seven Kenyan schoolgirls die in dormitory blaze - government

Seven Kenyan schoolgirls die in dormitory blaze - government The cause of the fire was not known, and the government ordered Moi Girls School closed for two weeks while it investigated, education minister Fred Matiangi told reporters when he visited the school. But I quickly came to my senses and realised my jumper had caught fire. Deputy President William Ruto also took to social media to condole with the affected families and the school. [Full Article...]

Gas prices skyrocket after Hurricane Harvey

Gas prices skyrocket after Hurricane Harvey That should, one hopes, level out as everyone's 55-gallon drums get filled up. One of the reasons not to panic about fuel shortages is that the Department of Energy is drawing from the nation's oil reserves to ensure that refineries in the Gulf-specifically, the Phillips 66 refinery in Lake Charles, Louisiana- remain operating. [Full Article...]

South Korea and the USA reach an agreement

In Seoul, the presidential Blue House spokesman confirmed that US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in agreed to enhance the country's deterrence against North Korea by boosting its missile capabilities. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump's Quick Trip Around the Internet in High Heels

Melania Trump's Quick Trip Around the Internet in High Heels But FEMA's Trump-appointed director, Brock Long, told Bloomberg News in a recent interview that states and cities must shoulder more of the rebuilding costs in future years. The storm has dumped more than 30 inches of rain in parts of Texas and authorities have rescued thousands of people left stranded by the storm. "The President wants to be very cautious about making sure that any activity d... [Full Article...]

Shock as Kenya court cancels vote result, demands re-run

Shock as Kenya court cancels vote result, demands re-run The move to nullify an election was unprecedented on the African continent. The Standard said the IEBC must "clean up house". "The reason why this election was not well run was because the IEBC had so little time to run it", Cheeseman said, noting that new election commissioners were named a mere seven months before the August poll. [Full Article...]

Puppies recovering from slashed throats, man arrested for animal cruelty

Puppies recovering from slashed throats, man arrested for animal cruelty The name of the man charged was not released by the Humane Society. It says four of the dogs had their throats cut . He was arrested by Mansfield police after attempting suicide and being held on $25,000 cash bond. The weapon was listed as a "knife or cutting instrument". The dog's female owner came home from a two-day trip to discover her husband had harmed the animals, a police report said. [Full Article...]

Pressuring North Korea won't work: Putin

Pressuring North Korea won't work: Putin North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States and has recently threatened to land missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam. United States heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live-fire drill in South Korea on Thursday, intended as a show of force against the North. [Full Article...]

Top MQM-P leader Khawaja Izharul Hasan survives assassination attempt in Karachi

Top MQM-P leader Khawaja Izharul Hasan survives assassination attempt in Karachi According to Express News , the leader of the opposition in Sindh Assembly was going home after offering Eidul Azhar prayers when two suspected attackers ambushed his vehicle in Bufferzone area of the metropolis. Moments after the attack, police went after the armed cuprits and an exchange of fire ensured, leading to death of one of the attackers. The bodies and the injured have been shifted to... [Full Article...]

New Details Released in Oswego County Child Abuse Case

New Details Released in Oswego County Child Abuse Case Police became aware of the allegations after the girl escaped a home and told a neighbor what was being done to her, WSTM-TV reports. The child was reportedly only allowed one meal a day, which was doused heavily in hot sauce. Oswego County Undersheriff Gene Sullivan described the case as one of the worst instances of abuse that the agency has seen in its recent history. The suspects allegedly... [Full Article...]

White House says Trump will donate $1 million to hurricane aid

Bush's press secretary, told Fox News . President Donald Trump has pledged to give $1 million of his personal funds to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery. Trump's action is one of several ways the president , who has called climate change a hoax, has tried to wipe away Obama's efforts to make the country more resilient to threats posed by climate change. [Full Article...]

Coalition seeks solution to save women, children in ISIS convoy

Coalition seeks solution to save women, children in ISIS convoy The US-led coalition opposed the controversial decision to move experienced combatants to ISIS stronghold, instead turning the convoy back to Syrian government held territory. "Where we go later and it becomes possible to talk about victory that's a different matter", said Mr. Assad, praising Russia, Iran and the Lebanon-based, Iran-backed Hezbollah group for their support. [Full Article...]

Sobriety checkpoints and extra patrols on the roads for holiday weekend

Sobriety checkpoints and extra patrols on the roads for holiday weekend It's already proven to be a deadly year on Virginia's highways. In the seven days leading up to the holiday weekend, 15 people died in traffic-related crashes in the state, the release said. The extra officers are paid for with funds from the Department of Motor Vehicles. Police are doubling down on roving and stationary patrols this Labor Day weekend. [Full Article...]

Four South Korean journalists sentenced to death ( Read full details )

Four South Korean journalists sentenced to death ( Read full details ) The North Korean outlet said authors James Pearson and Daniel Tudor had written a "propaganda book" based on the "ludicrous statements of the riff-raffs including rubbish defectors two years ago". One journalist from each newspaper and the presidents of both publications were sentenced to capital punishment, it said. A court spokesman said the South Korean journalists had "committed a disgusti... [Full Article...]

Trump warns 'all options' on table after North Korea launches missiles

The negotiating table itself should be one of them. The recent test which caused panic in Japan was universally condemned by numerous world leaders and prominent political figures, but now North Korea has said the demonstration was a "prelude" to a different target. [Full Article...]

San Francisco Hits Record 106 Degrees

San Francisco Hits Record 106 Degrees Records have been kept there since June 1874 or nearly 150 years. Meanwhile, an excessive heat warning was issued for the entire Bay Area on Friday . Beaches in Los Angeles County are expected to see highs in the 80s to mid 90s. The weather service says these areas are at moderate to high risk of illnesses related to prolonged exposure to excessive heat. [Full Article...]


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