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World Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
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U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo agreed that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was likely to continue to test his weapons. While the U.S. Moon, in a televised speech Tuesday on the anniversary of the end of World War II and the Korean Peninsula's liberation from Japanese colonial rule, said that Seoul and Washington agree that the crisis over the North's nuclear program should "absolutely be solved peacefully", and that no USA military action on the Korean Peninsula ...

World Do war games risk escalating North Korea crisis?
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Pyongyang then threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the U.S. territory of Guam - a plan that leader Kim Jong-Un this week delayed, but warned could go ahead depending on Washington's next move. North Korea should stop additional provocation before any dialogue resumes, Moon said. North Korea's state news agency KCNA reported earlier in the day that leader Kim Jong Un had examined plans for a launch.

World Korea, US seen on same page on conditions for talks with NK
Author: 0 Korea, US seen on same page on conditions for talks with NK

Nevertheless, many ordinary citizens in the Asia-Pacific region remained wary of the situation. "If North Korea provokes again, it will face with much harsher sanction and won't stand it in the end". Without question, North Korean nuclear and missile issues must be resolved peacefully in any event. Under the orders of leader Kim Jong-un, North Korea has been testing missiles at an unprecedented pace since a year ago and last week said it was developing a plan to land missiles near the US ...

World US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea
Author: 0 US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea

Neither Tillerson nor Mattis responded directly to strategist Steve Bannon's argument in an interview published Wednesday that there's no military solution to the North Korean threat. "In light of the threat of North Korea, the four of us confirmed the importance of the unwavering USA commitment to extend the deterrence", he added.

World New England Patriots QB Tom Brady
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That hasn't stopped coach Bill O'Brien from being questioned about Watson and his progress every day. He's 11 years old and was diagnosed with cancer in 2011. "We had them previous year". But one could imagine Stephon Gilmore getting a look after sitting out of Wednesday's training camp on what appears to be a day of rest ahead of playing in the game.

World President attends state funeral ceremony of late Dr Ruth Pfau
Author: 0 President attends state funeral ceremony of late Dr Ruth Pfau

In a gun convoy Dr Ruth's body was brought to St Patrick's Cathedral in Saddar. She also founded the National Leprosy Control Programme in different areas of Pakistan and was also head of the Marie Adelaide Society of Pakistan (MASP). In his tribute to President Hussain said, "The Pakistani nation salutes Dr Pfau and her great tradition to serve humanity will be continued". As cases of leprosy dropped throughout the country, she turned her attention to tuberculosis.

World Spain: the father of the suspects, moroccan Oukabir
Author: 0 Spain: the father of the suspects, moroccan Oukabir "in shock"

The Islamic State extremist group claimed responsibility for the Barcelona attack through its mouthpiece, the Amaq news agency. All are aged between 21 and 34, and none have a previous history of terror-related crimes, police said . All of the jihadists were shot dead by police who were on the scene. One Western security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Moussa Oukabir's brother, Driss, was arrested by police on Thursday evening.

World Eight people stabbed in Siberian city of Surgut
Author: 0 Eight people stabbed in Siberian city of Surgut

News outlet Russia Today reported the attack happened at about 11:20 local time (06:20 GMT). Russian state news agency TASS reported that the man had stabbed passers-by at random on the street. Social media images from the scene showed a police officer kneeling over the suspect who was lying on the ground with his face covered. It is a major centre for oil and gas production in the country and lies about 2,100 kilometers (1,300 miles) northeast of Moscow.

World Decision on merger of AIADMK factions in a day or two: Paneerselvam
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AIADMK party sources dismissed reports of an immediate merger between the two factions of the party late Friday, stating that a few "ticklish" issues had to be sorted out first. Munuswamy's argument was that all demands should be met before the merger as it could not be achieved or demanded from the ruling faction after the merger.

World Korea war games and how North might respond
Author: 0 Korea war games and how North might respond

North Korean media reported on Tuesday that Kim had delayed the decision on firing four missiles towards Guam, a US territory home to an air base and Navy facility, while he waited to see what the United States did next. When North Korea test fired an ICBM-level missile last month, however, you mentioned the "red line". Moon also said, however, North Korea would be "crossing a red line" if it were to arm an intercontinental ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead.

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James Clapper, director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama, said "we don't understand exactly what the decision-making mechanisms are, processes, surrounding Kim Jong Un in North Korea or what would set him off". Dunford was responding to questions about Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon saying in a new interview that the threat posed by North Korea can not handled by force.

World Moon: US to seek Seoul's approval on N.Korea action
Author: 0 Moon: US to seek Seoul's approval on N.Korea action

Backing up the president's assertion, Gen. Dunford plans to be in Tokyo on Friday. -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. "No one can make a decision on military action on the Korean peninsula without our agreement", he said. "So behind the scenes, there seems to be a fair amount of consensus", Green said.

World South Korean President Moon Jae-in rules out war with North Korea
Author: 0 South Korean President Moon Jae-in rules out war with North Korea

In the midst of growing threats from the United States including considering military action against North Korea if the situation spiralled out of control, Moon said Trump would not carry out an intervention without his consent . mainland. The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff , Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford , told reporters that President Donald Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options and that's exactly what we're doing".

World Both Korean leaders, United States signal turn to diplomacy amid missile crisis
Author: 0 Both Korean leaders, United States signal turn to diplomacy amid missile crisis

The visit and discussions with Chinese officials come as the United States prepares for its annual military exercise with South Korea , scheduled for 10 days starting August 21. His answer is simple: "The United States and President Donald Trump too have agreed to discuss any options it may take with South Korea regardless of what kind of options it takes".

World No war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President
Author: 0 No war on Korean peninsula: South Korean President

Moon told the U.S. Monday that there can not be another war on the Korean Peninsula. US President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang that if it continued to threaten Washington, it would be met with "fire and fury". "As long as the threat in North Korea exists we need to maintain a high state of readiness to respond to that threat", he said. During an inspection of the North Korean strategic rocket forces earlier this week, Kim praised the military for drawing up a "close and careful plan" ...

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World North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US
Author: 0 North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

The North Korean military is "capable of fighting any war the USA wants, is now on the standby to launch fire into its mainland, waiting for an order of final attack", the rogue nation said in its statement. Constantly ramping up its bellicose rhetoric, North Korea has revealed it has come up with detailed plans to attack Guam. Asked how Moscow would act in case of a military conflict between the US and the North, Lavrov answered it would do everything it could to prevent the worst-case ...

World Prabhas on his first day shoot of Saaho
Author: 0 Prabhas on his first day shoot of Saaho

Saaho is on sets and shoot is in progress. The actor's dedication for the project was so tremendous that he reportedly rejected brand endorsements worth Rs 18 crores, with the director S S Rajamouli saying that his " Baahubali " was nearly broke several times during the course of the shoot.

Author: 0 Trump attacks Lindsey Graham over Charlottesville violence comments

Heyer". The first tweet was posted at around 6am. The following day, August 17, 2017 , Trump took to Twitter to dismiss Graham's statement as "such a disgusting lie ". Duke thanked Trump via Twitter, praising the president for his "honesty and courage". Trump said at a combative news conference on Tuesday that both sides were to blame for the violence and that there were "very fine people" on both sides, including among the neo-Nazi and white-supremacist groups.

World Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Author: 0 Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

The Asian country warned that it is preparing to fire four missiles over Japan and into the waters around Guam - where some 7,000 US military personnel reside among the island's population of 160,000 American citizens. US military options range from nothing to a full-on conventional assault by air, sea and ground forces. "If the US and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Korean peninsula, China will prevent them ...

World Donald Trump's close aide says U.S. at economic war with China
Author: 0 Donald Trump's close aide says U.S. at economic war with China

The Chinese government reportedly directs and/or unfairly facilitates the systematic investment in, and/or acquisition of, USA companies and assets by Chinese companies to obtain cutting-edge technologies and intellectual property and generate large-scale technology transfer in industries deemed important by Chinese government industrial plans, it said .

World Nick Xenophon Admits He Could Be In Trouble Over Citizenship
Author: 0 Nick Xenophon Admits He Could Be In Trouble Over Citizenship

Like the Nationals' Barnaby Joyce, Xenophon will refer himself to the High Court to decide whether he is eligible to serve as a member of parliament. The matter will now be determined by the High Court, but Senator Xenophon will stay in Parliament and continue to vote on legislation in the meantime.

World NPR Poll: Most Americans Think Confederate Statues Should Stay
Author: 0 NPR Poll: Most Americans Think Confederate Statues Should Stay

Lee from Emancipation Park. According to the poll , 86 percent of Republicans think the statues should remain as historical symbols, whereas 6 percent said the monuments should be removed because they're offensive to some people. Lee should be removed from Emancipation Park. "And so, for the sake of public safety..." Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer signaled today that his desire is to take the wind from the sails of devoted white supremacists by giving them no local Confederate ...

Author: 0 Trump scraps business forums after CEO protest resignations

It is a leader's role, in business or government, to bring people together, not tear them apart. "Constructive economic and regulatory policies are not enough and will not matter if we do not address the divisions in our country", he said.

World Billionaire Carl Icahn quits role as President Trump's adviser
Author: 0 Billionaire Carl Icahn quits role as President Trump's adviser

The special committee of Dell's board overseeing the sale of the computer maker asked Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management, whose combined stake is over 12 percent in the company, on May 13, 2013 to furnish more information about their recent demand for a special dividend.