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Aug 11 2017

European stocks slide amid US-North Korea tensions

Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un raise tensions; S&P and Dow -0.3%, Nasdaq -0.7%. In the eurozone, the Paris CAC 40 dropped nearly 0.7 per cent to 5,081.92 point...

Aug 11 2017

Senior police official, guard shot dead in Pakistan

Police said that unidentified assailants while riding a motorcycle opened fire on a vehicle in Hussainabad neighbourhood of Azizabad which resulted in deaths of Deputy Su...

Aug 11 2017

Today's Google Doodle Honors Hip-Hop's Anniversary By Letting You DJ

Lyor Cohen says that after a lot of their Bronx neighbourhood was destroyed because of a failed railroad project "the youth needed an outlet - a unifying sound, a beat, a...

Aug 11 2017

Strong, but deep earthquake shakes Philippines' Luzon island, felt in Manila

Manila: A strong but deep quake struck the northern Philippines early Friday afternoon and was felt in Manila. There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries in...

Aug 11 2017

A religious response to Pastor Jeffress' warmongering

Pastor Robert Jeffress, a senior pastor at the First Baptist Church in Dallas who delivered a sermon on the morning of Trump's inauguration, spoke as the president threa...

Aug 11 2017

US, Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula

Forces and reduce their bases in Guam and other regions to ashes." adding, "The KPA air force is put on alert". It is about 2,200 miles (3,500 km) southeast of North Ko...

Aug 11 2017

Explosion in Sunderland house

Police, fire and ambulance services were at the scene, with a cordon put in place to keep members of the public away. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service have confirm...

Aug 11 2017

Mendoza sends schools long-overdue cash as state misses first scheduled payment

Lack of a new education funding formula prevented IL on Thursday from sending hundreds of millions of dollars to 852 public school districts, punching a hole in their bud...

Aug 11 2017

Oxford Circus Station Evacuated After Fire On The Tube

Reports on social media describe how alarmed commuters and tourists were seen running up the stairs, away from the platform as smoke filled the underground tunnel. The st...

Aug 11 2017

Donald Trump visited the golf course for the 49th time as President

On Sunday night, Trump did call the president of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, regarding North Korea's latest missile tests. President Barack Obama often informed the press o...

Aug 11 2017

BMC passes motion to make Vande Mataram mandatory in all municipal schools

Patel, a corporator from Goregaon, moved the notice of motion following the Madras high court's July order to make singing Vande Mataram mandatory in all government schoo...

Aug 11 2017

Coast Guard suspends search off Madison coast

Reports of red flares spotted late Wednesday night sparked a U.S. Coast Guard search of Long Island Sound off the coast of Madison. The Coast Guard got a radio distre...

Aug 11 2017

Guam a 'pawn' in US-North Korea confrontation - academic

South Korea on Friday rejected North Korea's claim that 12 North Korean women, who defected to the South en masse previous year, were forced to be married in the South...

Aug 11 2017

European Council widens sanctions against North Korea

Separate European sanctions are in place against 41 people and seven entities. Kim Ki Nam, member of the Political Bureau and vice chairman of the Central Committee of ...

Aug 11 2017

Thursday forecast: rain likely, high 83

Starting next week on Monday and Tuesday , we will keep the rain chances at 30%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Low: 78. High: ...

Aug 11 2017

Trump's Harsh Language on North Korea Has Little Precedent, Experts Say

Though he does admit the current situation is not all Donald Trump's fault. "The president also has the power in the Constitution to defend the USA and take all necessa...

Aug 11 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation searches home of ex-Trump aide

So I was surprised to see it. On Wednesday, The Washington Post broke the news that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents acting on a search warrant obtained by Spec...

Aug 11 2017

United States senator McCain proposes new 'strategy for success' in Afghanistan

PTI reported that the State Department said the U.S.' Afghan policy review is still under way. McCain, who is now undergoing radiation and chemotherapy treatment for an...

Aug 11 2017

United States slaps new sanctions on Venezuela

Last week, the United States targeted Maduro with sanctions, in a rare action against a foreign head of state. The ANC is tasked [Bloomberg report] with rewriting Vene...

Aug 11 2017

Bus crash kills 36 on China expressway

At least 36 people were killed and 13 others injured in an expressway accident in northwest China's Shaanxi Province Thursday night, authorities said Friday morning. Th...