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Aug 22 2017

Venezuela's Maduro Suspends Orchestra Tour following Director's Criticism of Regime

The star conductor said the cancellation of the USA tour was heartbreaking. The president also criticized Dudamel for letting himself be "deceived": "It is very easy to...

Aug 22 2017

Woman killed in Parafield high-speed crash, three teenagers arrested

Rather than checking on the 40-year-old mother-of-two, they allegedly abandoned the white Mitsubishi Pajero and fled in a black Mazda 3 sedan, leaving her to die. "So nob...

Aug 22 2017

US Pacific Commander: Diplomacy Should Outweigh Military Actions

As two dozen Australian troops prepare to join in 10 days of annual war games, North Korea have warned the U.S. "they're pouring gasoline on fire" by holding the drill...

Aug 22 2017

Tensions rise as Seoul prepares for war games

Korea Free Trade Agreement. They are followed by Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, the director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. North Korea , for its part, threatened to laun...

Aug 22 2017

North Korea Warns Australia That Aiding US Would Be 'Suicidal Act'

Our Kim In-kyung has more. When asked to comment on the troop cutback, Hua only said that China has " noted the reduction of the United States forces", but reiterated ...

Aug 22 2017

US, South Korea begin computer-simulated drills amid North Korea tensions

North Korea has previously issued similar warlike rhetoric whenever United States and South Korean troops conducted major joint exercises. The messages in the offici...

Aug 22 2017

Lebanon Says Foiled Bomb Attack on Australia-Abu Dhabi Flight

Police said they had also foiled a second alleged plot involving a "chemical dispersion device", created to release hydrogen sulphide, but this was in the early stages. T...

Aug 22 2017

Japan holds drills to prepare for North Korea missiles launch on Guam

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday. The allies could look to make a conciliatory gesture towards Pyongyang by not involving U.S. strategic assets such as ste...

Aug 22 2017

What you need to know about North Korea

It described North Korea as the "strongest possessor" of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of striking the United States mainland from anywhere. Seoul and ...

Aug 22 2017

Call to end Duterte's bloody war on drugs after slaying of teenager

IN direct contradiction to police claims, 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos was shot in the ear and in the back as his killer stood over him, according to explosive con...

Aug 22 2017

President Trump on Twitter: 'Sad' to see Confederate monuments removed

From the very beginning of his presidential campaign, he has haphazardly used inflammatory rhetoric and divisive language and, when challenged, time and time again he...

Aug 22 2017

South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

The U.S. insists they are purely defensive. South Korean media reports have said the United States was considering scrapping a plan to bring in two aircraft carriers to...

Aug 22 2017

UP train accident: Shah expresses grief

The local administration is carrying out rescue operations and a team from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been at the scene. Heavyweight cranes and gas ...

Aug 22 2017

North Korea slams next week's US-South Korea military exercises

It will take resolute steps the moment even a slight sign of the preventive war is spotted, ' it said. But for now, North Korea's threat is too imminent. What's worri...

Aug 22 2017

U.S. and Japan agree to cooperate on matter of North Korea

The allies have said the drills are defensive in nature. "China should also make clear that if North Korea launches missiles that threaten USA soil first and the Unit...

Aug 22 2017

United States and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

It comes as the US and South Korea joined forces today to take part in an annual 10-day exercise, known as Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, involving tens of thousands of troops. ...

Aug 22 2017

North Korea warns of nuclear war over USA military drills with South

Last week, Pyongyang said it had finalized a plan to fire four missiles toward the U.S. territory of Guam. North Korea, for its part, threatened to launch missiles toward...

Aug 22 2017

Chilean court approves limited abortion for first time in almost 30 years

The court ruled that abortion is justified in three cases: if the mother's life is at risk, if they fetus is not expected to survive pregnancy, if a woman was impregnated...

Aug 22 2017

SC parents name newborn daughter in honor of total solar eclipse

The couple originally picked the name Violent before Freedom went into labor around midnight. The hospital also gave each baby born Monday special onesies to commemorat...

Aug 22 2017

BMW M5 Officially Arrives with 600 HP and AWD

The new BMW M5 is fitted as standard with M compound brakes, which are lighter than conventional gray cast iron items and therefore also bring down the car's weight . ...