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World Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who stabbed 3 settlers to death
Author: 0 Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who stabbed 3 settlers to death

Video appeared to show a Palestinian news cameraman, Mohammed Radi, being hit in the nose with a rubber bullet. Israeli forces detain a Palestinian protester during clashes after border guards dispersed Muslim worshipers with teargas following prayers outside Jerusalem al-Quds' Old City, which houses the al-Aqsa Mosque's compound, on July 21, 2017.

World Five crew missing after US Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii
Author: 0 Five crew missing after US Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii

Kaena Point is north-west of Honolulu. The Coast Guard said it received a call around 10:08 p.m. from personnel at Wheeler Army Airfield saying the base lost communications with one of its UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews. The first helicopter was reported missing at about 9:30 p.m., he said, and the Army, Marine Corps and the Coast Guard conducted an immediate search.

World Chief of staff of Iran's Armed Forces visiting Turkey
Author: 0 Chief of staff of Iran's Armed Forces visiting Turkey

Baqeri arrived in Turkey on August 15, for a three-day official visit. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will pay a visit to Iran in the near future. The fight against terrorism, regional developments, bilateral relations in the defense field, and border cooperation are among the topics that would be raised in the meetings.

World John Curtis Wins GOP Primary for Chaffetz's Seat in Utah
Author: 0 John Curtis Wins GOP Primary for Chaffetz's Seat in Utah

The more conservative wing is split between Tanner Ainge (aynj), son of Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge, and Chris Harris, a former state lawmaker backed by Texas Sen. He also had some help from Utah's Republican Gov. Gary R. Herbert, who endorsed Curtis and cut a radio ad for his campaign. Both Herrod and Ainge, as well as their super PAC allies, took special aim at what they consider Curtis's most egregious political sin: his past registration as a Democrat, made ahead of an ...

World Instagram got a major update today with threaded comments
Author: 0 Instagram got a major update today with threaded comments

Also, like Facebook, you will not be able to create a thread within a comment thread. The new feature is now rolling out to iOS users and the desktop version of Instagram , while Android users can expect to see it within the next few weeks.

World Confederate monuments quietly removed under cover of night in Baltimore
Author: 0 Confederate monuments quietly removed under cover of night in Baltimore

By last week, she said she had reached out to contractors here to solicit assessments on the feasibility of removing each of the statues in short order. 'The folks that are displayed in these monuments were traitors to the United States of America, and we should not honor traitors with monuments. Today, sentiment toward the monument - excepting the views of the white nationalists , neo-Nazis , and Ku Klux Klan members who've recently descended on Charlottesville - clearly does not favor ...

World Indian, Chinese troops hold border meeting over Ladakh scuffle
Author: 0 Indian, Chinese troops hold border meeting over Ladakh scuffle

Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a standoff at Doklam for over eight weeks now, as India has refused to give in to Chinese demands of a unilateral withdrawal from Doklam , a contested territory between Bhutan and China . One-third of the lake is controlled by India and two-thirds by China though each side has claims over the remaining part. In all, the IT ministry has written to 21 smartphones makers and majority of these companies are Chinese device manufacturers, the ...

World NORTH KOREA: Leader holds fire on Guam missile launch
Author: 0 NORTH KOREA: Leader holds fire on Guam missile launch

US President Donald Trump praised North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday for appearing to back down on his threat to launch missiles toward the US territory of Guam. "Diplomacy needs to go in high gear", he added. China, meanwhile, signaled a potentially important break with North Korea as part of global sanctions.

World Merck CEO Resigns From Trump Council Over Charlottesville
Author: 0 Merck CEO Resigns From Trump Council Over Charlottesville

The other three CEOs - Merck and Co.'s Kenneth Frazier , Under Armour Inc.'s Kevin Plank and Intel Corp.'s Brian Krzanich had resigned on Monday. Alliance president Scott Paul, in a tweet , said simply: "I'm resigning from the Manufacturing Jobs Initiative because it's the right thing for me to do".

World PM Modi vows to fight terrorism, corruption
Author: 0 PM Modi vows to fight terrorism, corruption

In Delhi, the main function was held at the iconic Red Fort where Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag synchronized with a 21-gun salute. Vowing to continue the crackdown on unaccounted wealth, Modi said more than 2 trillion rupees has reached banks after the government withdrew high-value currency notes in November, and deposits of 1.75 trillion rupees are under scrutiny.

World North Korean Ambassadors Recalled to Pyongyang for Meeting
Author: 0 North Korean Ambassadors Recalled to Pyongyang for Meeting

The South Korean president says the North Korean nuclear crisis must "absolutely be solved peacefully" and there can be no USA military moves without South Korean consent. Few diplomats or arms control experts foresee Kim abandoning his nuclear arsenal - now estimated to contain 20 to 60 bombs - and Tillerson has publicly said North Korea should stop testing ballistic missiles as a confidence-building measure to allow diplomacy to proceed.

World Remove unsafe game: Centre
Author: 0 Remove unsafe game: Centre

As of now, the authorities can not say for certain if the teenager's suicide was influenced by the game as their initial findings did not indicate so. The sudden popularity of the lethal online game - Blue Whale Challenge , in which the final task requires the player to commit suicide, has forced the government to issue directions to the internet giants to remove the links of the unsafe game.

World Royal Navy's £3bn aircraft carrier sails into home port
Author: 0 Royal Navy's £3bn aircraft carrier sails into home port

Last week it was revealed a drone pilot had landed his unmanned aircraft on the HMS Queen Elizabeth in high winds, after zooming it past armed police patrol boats and dropped it unchallenged onto the four-acre deck. The Sea Lord said: " Queen Elizabeth and her sister ship will demonstrate the kind of nation we are". It is due to be commissioned by the Queen later this year.

World North Korean leader Kim recalls ambassadors to discuss escalation
Author: 0 North Korean leader Kim recalls ambassadors to discuss escalation

The Japanese leader Shinzo Abe said he had discussed the situation with Donald Trump and they Trump "agreed in our recognition that preventing North Korea from launching its missiles is the most important thing". That prompted Trump to reassure citizens of the USA territory that the American military was prepared to ensure their safety. "The chances of a missile getting through the various layers of defence, both of U.S.

World Hope Hicks will be interim White House communications director
Author: 0 Hope Hicks will be interim White House communications director

Scaramucci left the role after an explosive phone conversation with a New Yorker reporter in which he disparaged several other White House staffers. The move comes amid a new round of tumult - and possible shake-ups - at the White House. In the White House, she has served as director of strategic communications.

World Estrada shaky in Blue Jays' loss to Rays
Author: 0 Estrada shaky in Blue Jays' loss to Rays

Everybody knows the team has given me a hard time and when some of those plays aren't made it's hard to let it go sometimes. As we're all aware by now, Marco Estrada was put on revocable trade waivers by the team last week. "I haven't been able to figure them out". I felt like I should have done a better job in that situation of buckling down and getting my team out of that.

World AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): Stock Overview
Author: 0 AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS): Stock Overview

The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 1553.38 million and lower end at 1486.3 million while the year ago reported sale was 1533.16 million. Investors of record on Friday, August 18th will be paid a $0.45 dividend. United States Steel Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 125.00%. An RSI reading above 80 indicates that a stock is overbought while anything below 20 is oversold.

World Top US brass warns North Korea that US military ready
Author: 0 Top US brass warns North Korea that US military ready

But South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, appeared to rebuke Trump's threats last week to unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea if it continued making threats. Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping called Trump on Saturday to urge restraint regarding the North Korean crisis, advising both Washington and Pyongyang to avoid words or actions that could worsen the situation.

Author: 0 Media, Dems, Career Pols, All Enemies

President Donald Trump and his presidential campaign came under intense scrutiny on Sunday after a new campaign ad showed Democrats and members of the mainstream media as his "enemies". "The president's enemies don't want him to succeed, but Americans are saying "let president Trump do his job"," the advert added. In light of the Charlottesville tragedy, many commentators and historians were stunned that Trump released a re-election ad - feeling that the moment calls for moral ...

World Police in Philippines kill 21 suspected drug users
Author: 0 Police in Philippines kill 21 suspected drug users

It happened days after a city mayor, who was among the politicians Duterte publicly linked to illegal drugs , was killed. "Arresting officers claimed they were met with armed resistance while conducting said enforcement operations", Abella said in a statement.

Author: 0 Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for Pyongyang

North Korea's state-run media reported on Tuesday that Kim was briefed on the specific details of a missile strike. "In order to defuse the tension and prevent risky military conflict on the Korean Peninsula, it is necessary for the U.S.to make a proper option first and show it through action ", he said .

World North Korea takes break on the nuclear war rhetoric
Author: 0 North Korea takes break on the nuclear war rhetoric

Tuesday marks the anniversary of Japan's expulsion from the Korean peninsula , a rare holiday celebrated by both the North and the South. Moon and Kim, who has not been seen publicly for several days, are both expected to make addresses on their respective sides of the heavily militarised border.

World Discarded satellite images show objects inside new MH370 seach zone
Author: 0 Discarded satellite images show objects inside new MH370 seach zone

The breakthough was reported by the Australian Safety Transportation Safety Board (ATSB), which led a fruitless two-year, £97 million, search for the Boeing 777 after the aircraft went missing in March 2014. The review had identified a new area where the aircraft was likely to have come down, outside of the 120,000 square kilometer primary search area in the southern Indian Ocean.

World Indian Army foils China's incursion bid in Ladakh
Author: 0 Indian Army foils China's incursion bid in Ladakh

Simultaneously, China severely refused all reports by offering a compromise to India by shifting its troops in the Doklam border area. The officer said Indian soldiers retaliated but neither side used guns. "We urge the Indian side abide by the LAC and relevant conventions between the two sides". Tuesday's incident comes against the backdrop of a weeks-long stand-off between the militaries of the two country at Doklam, near Sikkim.