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World Trump ramps up Guam assurances over NKorea threat
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Nonetheless, President Trump has declared his military " locked and loaded " and ready to unleash " fire and fury " if Pyongyang continues to threaten America or its allies, with the United States ready to take out any missile heading towards Guam .

World Exam helpline set to open for Galway Leaving Cert students
Author: 0 Exam helpline set to open for Galway Leaving Cert students

The impact of the changes however can already be seen on this year's leaving certificate results with a dramatic drop in failure rates and an increase in the uptake of higher level papers. Ross Mac Mahon, Communications Officer for the National Parents Council Post Primary stated that "The Helpline provides students and parents with live interactive one to one advice and guidance from professional councillors".

World North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All
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The United States is not pursuing regime change, reunification of Korea, or the stationing of USA troops in the North. North Korean military figures are putting the final touches on a plan to fire four missiles into the waters around the US-territory of Guam , to be presented to leader Kim Jong Un within days.

World Obama's Charlottesville Tweet is most liked ever
Author: 0 Obama's Charlottesville Tweet is most liked ever

The first of his series of threaded tweets has accumulated about 2.8 million "likes", making it the most approved of tweet of all time. "For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite", two other tweets read, both of which have more than 1.1 million likes so far.

World Head of main U.S. labor union leaves Trump panel over Charlottesville response
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We guess he's uniting the country after all. Under Armour chief executive Kevin Plant and Intel Corp.'s top brass, Brian Krzanich , soon followed, as did Scott Paul , who heads the Alliance for American Manufacturing. The paralegal was mowed down by a auto that smashed into a group of demonstrators as they held a counterprotest to marching white supremacists. Trumka and the AFL-CIO previously said on Monday night that they were "reassessing" their involvement in the council.

World USA seeks 'effective' ties with China's military
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North Korea announced on Tuesday that, as promised, its military presented leader Kim Jong-un with plans to fire missiles into the sea near the USA territory of Guam. "Military action on the Korean peninsula can only be decided by South Korea and no one else can decide to take military action without the consent of South Korea", said Moon in televised remarks, according to Reuters .

World Texas Governor Signs Bill That Limits Insurance Coverage for Abortions
Author: 0 Texas Governor Signs Bill That Limits Insurance Coverage for Abortions

Abortions deemed to be necessary in cases of medical emergency will still be covered in standard plans, and optional separate coverage for elective abortions may be purchased by those who are interested. "This isn't about who can get an abortion". "Paying for abortion can be quite hard", Nash told HuffPost. Nancy Northup, president of the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, depicted the insurance bans as "a shocking infringement" on women's right to opt for private insurance to ...

World White supremacist Richard Spencer asks to speak at University of Florida
Author: 0 White supremacist Richard Spencer asks to speak at University of Florida

Attendees then received an email claiming Spencer "secured a location in Old Town, Alexandria" that they would be escorted to - a location that turned out to be his apartment. "UF administration, staff and campus police are developing a security plan for the potential event and are working with colleagues across the country who have had similar events on their campus".

World Learn more about Monday's solar eclipse at the Cudahy Public Library
Author: 0 Learn more about Monday's solar eclipse at the Cudahy Public Library

Amazon announced this week that several retailers on the site had sold eclipse glasses that did not conform with NASA's proper certification, which features an ISO No. Though solar eclipses are not uncommon, they rarely appear in the same place on the earth's surface. The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has warned that the market is being flooded by counterfeit eclipse glasses that are labeled as if they're compliant with the worldwide safety standard for filters enabling direct ...

World S.Korean President vows to prevent war
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The government will risk everything to stop war. Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting South Korea , Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military " locked and loaded " and said he was ready to unleash "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States .

World South Korean leader demands peace in region
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The comments by Marine Corps Gen Joseph Dunford in a series of meetings with senior South Korean military and political officials and the local media appeared to be an attempt to ease anxiety over tit-for-tat threats between President Donald Trump and North Korea while also showing a willingness to back up Trump's warnings if need be.

World Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'
Author: 0 Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'

To pretend to denounce racist rhetoric and dispel actions by white supremacists as "repugnant" while also entrusting in and employing individuals like Steve Bannon , Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka , who espouse these extreme views, boggles the mind.

World Kashmiris observe India's Independence Day as 'black day'
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Srinagar/Mirpur - Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and across the globe yesterday observed India's Independence Day as Black Day, to convey the message to the world that New Delhi is illegally occupying their homeland. In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, protest rallies and demonstrations were also held to mark the black day. Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League in a statement deplored that party Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad was not being released from Islamabad police station despite ...

World Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship by 2 strokes
Author: 0 Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship by 2 strokes

Thomas began the final round two strokes behind 54-hole leader Kevin Kisner and alone in fourth. The American, 24, trailed leader Kevin Kisner by two shots going into the final round but hit a three-under-par 68 to win on eight under.

World Army launches strike forces against Boko Haram in north east
Author: 0 Army launches strike forces against Boko Haram in north east

Local sources told Reuters that a female suicide bomber blew herself up at a market in the village of Konduga. Ibrahim Attahiru, theatre commander major general on Tuesday, August 15, said the outfit is made up of specially selected forces with mixed equipment to succeed in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists.

World Nigeria condoles with Sierra Leone over tragic mudslide
Author: 0 Nigeria condoles with Sierra Leone over tragic mudslide

The Red Cross said 600 people were still missing, though the Interior Minister put the number in the thousands. The Red Cross said at least 205 bodies had been taken to the central morgue in Freetown. Contaminated water and water-logging often lead to potentially deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea after floods and mudslides. According to Sky News, ActionAid's director said there are over 1,500 people reported missing.

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Author: 0 "'Toilet Ek Prem Katha" Cured Box-office Constipation - Twinkle Khanna

A restrained budget, contemporary subject and Akshay Kumar's popularity are the primary reasons for success of the film. Excited with hubby Akshay's film's good-run, Mrs Funnybones tweeted, "So even the box office needed this Toilet eventually to break free from its constipation-#ToiletEkPremKath Hit Hit Hooray!" This was nearly equal to what it had on its first Sunday.

World Asian Stocks Slump as North Korea-US Tensions Thicken
Author: 0 Asian Stocks Slump as North Korea-US Tensions Thicken

Wall Street was poised for a soft opening with S&P futures and Dow futures both down 0.2 percent. Overnight, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan had skidded 1.55 per cent, its biggest one-day loss since mid-December, to leave it down 2.5 percent for the week.

World Some positive news for Donald Trump in Russian Federation probe at least?
Author: 0 Some positive news for Donald Trump in Russian Federation probe at least?

The Post says he expressed concern about meetings with Russian officials and, as campaign chairman, rejected a May 2016 proposal that such a meeting take place. A Politico report published Monday said national security officials had warned the Obama administration several times between 2014 and 2016 about Russia's intentions to disrupt the USA political system.

World Grenfell Tower fire inquiry to examine the council's actions
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Residents had expressed safety concerns about the use of potentially combustible external cladding for several years before the incident. Prime Minister Theresa May says she's determined broader issues will not be "left unanswered". "Whilst I think such a debate should be had, I don't think Moore-Bick's inquiry is the forum". Despite previous indications that the group could withhold support from the inquiry, spokeswoman Yvette Williams said it could consider working with Sir Martin if ...

World Amid Merger Efforts In AIADMK, A Twist From Sidelined Dinakaran
Author: 0 Amid Merger Efforts In AIADMK, A Twist From Sidelined Dinakaran

While the Palaniswami camp has said that Dinakaran would be kept away from the affairs of the party, it has been silent on Sasikala's position. Meanwhile, senior AIADMK (Amma) leader and Tamil Nadu minister K A Sengottaiyan today said the much anticipated merger of the two factions of the ruling party could happen soon.

Author: 0 Lamprell Plc (LON:LAM) Now Covered by Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd

It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500. Therefore 60% are positive. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and thirteen have given a buy recommendation to the company. Jefferies Group LLC restated a "hold" rating and issued a GBX 180 ($2.34) target price on shares of Countrywide PLC in a research note on Monday, June 26th.

World Rovio planning an IPO valued at €2bn
Author: 0 Rovio planning an IPO valued at €2bn

Adjusted earnings before income tax, depreciation, and amortization (a measure of profit) was $37 million. Rovio could move ahead with an initial public offering ( IPO ) next month in a move that would see the Angry Birds maker valued at $2 billion.

World China announces September 5 cutoff of North Korean imports
Author: 0 China announces September 5 cutoff of North Korean imports

US and Chinese military leaders responsible for military strategy, plans and policy recommendations will take part in those discussions. Fang said Dunford's visit was a key part of efforts to expand dialogue between the USA and China as agreed by President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping , when they met earlier this year.