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World Philippines confirms it will host 2019 Sea Games
Author: 0 Philippines confirms it will host 2019 Sea Games

Alan Peter Cayetano was appointed as the SEA Games Organizing Committee Chairman. During the announcement, Cojuangco said that the Sea Games is not only for Cayetano or Ramirez but for the country, adding that he is very happy to proceed with preparations for the said event.

World India confirms 'incident' on China border
Author: 0 India confirms 'incident' on China border

A day after the incident, the two sides held a flag meeting at the Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) point at Chushul in eastern Ladakh . A video surfaced on Saturday showing dramatic visuals of how the Indian Army countered China's incursion bid in Ladakh on August 15.

World The Spanish investigation of Barcelona attack
Author: 0 The Spanish investigation of Barcelona attack

Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido has declared that the cell was effectively broken after five members were killed , four were in detention and as many as two were killed in a previous explosion. Four of the five suspected terrorists were killed by a single police officer, the Mossos police of Catalonia said Friday. Spanish authorities said citizens from 34 different countries were among the dead and injured.

World Spanish police say van driver may still be at large
Author: 0 Spanish police say van driver may still be at large

Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido has declared that the cell was effectively broken after five members were killed , four were in detention and as many as two were killed in a previous explosion. Fiona Wilson. Four Cubans were injured in Barcelona , and another lightly hurt in the second attack in the resort town of Cambrils, according to the official Cubadebate website.

World North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime
Author: 0 North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Has Grown With Each Kim Regime

The exercises were scheduled well before tensions began to rise over Trump's increasingly fiery rhetoric and North Korea's announcement of the missile plan, which if carried out would be its most provocative launch yet. North Korea wouldn't stand a chance against the U.S. if the war of words between the two states escalates into a military conflict, Leonid Ivashov, a political analyst and retired Russian Colonel-General, told RT, urging a diplomatic solution to the crisis.

World Breitbart Hails Return of Steve Bannon, 'Populist Hero', After White House Ouster
Author: 0 Breitbart Hails Return of Steve Bannon, 'Populist Hero', After White House Ouster

On Thursday, Bannon had run afoul of the administration when he had said the USA would not use military force against North Korea, a direct contradiction to Trump's unfettered threats to the country's leader Kim Jong-Un. Vice President Mike Pence soon echoed the president, retweeting Trump just an hour later. The question now is, what kind of a president is Donald Trump without his svengali? "I dread to think of who the media decide to get rid of next".

World Duke University removes statue of Confederate general
Author: 0 Duke University removes statue of Confederate general

Robert E. Lee: "This week it's Robert E. Lee". I respect my friend and colleague at WKYC, Russ Mitchell, as much as anyone I've ever come across in this business. But conflict over slavery was what drove the fight for states' rights and divided the country for years before the war. "These monuments should come down".

World Despite Harsh Rebuke for Charlottesville Stance, Trump's Base Remains Loyal
Author: 0 Despite Harsh Rebuke for Charlottesville Stance, Trump's Base Remains Loyal

Trump offered his thoughts on the Confederate memorials in the aftermath of last weekend's deadly street mayhem in Charlottesville , Virginia, where white supremacists were protesting the city's plan to remove a towering statue there honoring Lee, who led Confederate troops during the conflict that extended from 1861 and 1865.

World Train accident in India killed dozens of people
Author: 0 Train accident in India killed dozens of people

Anil Saxena, a spokesman for the railways, said it was too early to speculate about the causes of Saturday's crash. "The injured were taken to local medical facility and nearest hospitals", Rupesh Kumar, a local, said. The national authorities have sent disaster teams to help. Train accidents are common in India, where more than 22 million passengers use the rail system daily.

World Trump tells Guam Governor 'you are safe'
Author: 0 Trump tells Guam Governor 'you are safe'

But then the conversation took a odd turn when Donald Trump took the opportunity to throw shade on President Obama and assure Calvo that this standoff is actually great for Guam's tourism economy. "It looks like a attractive place", Trump added. Calvo agrees, saying, "It's paradise". On Thursday , Trump told reporters: "He does something in Guam, it will be an event the likes of which nobody has seen before, what will happen in North Korea ".

Author: 0 Trump uses Barcelona attacks for incitement to mass murder of Muslims

Police say it was clearly a terrorist attack and they have arrested two people, but not yet located the driver. "They were having terrorism problems just like we do". Politifact points out there is actually solid historical evidence that Pershing favored diplomacy in dealing with the Moros. The story has been found to be unsubstantiated by numerous fact-checkers in the media.

World Should Confederate statues be removed from the US Capitol?
Author: 0 Should Confederate statues be removed from the US Capitol?

As confederate monuments across the country come down. "You could look at Wade Hampton, at his life", Brinkman says, "you know, he was one of the richest men in SC, and he lost everything in the Civil War". There are those who argue that they should remain as a reminder of history, however unpleasant. Towns and cities across the States have since rushed to remove symbols of glorification of a deeply troubling era in the nation's history.

World Vandals deface statue of Robert E. Lee at Duke University
Author: 0 Vandals deface statue of Robert E. Lee at Duke University

The incident happened amid the ongoing controversy, heightened by events last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, about the presence of Confederate monuments on public property and other prominent locations. Lee from its campus amid an intensifying national debate over Confederate statues and monuments. "I took this course of action to protect Duke Chapel, to ensure the vital safety of students and community members who worship there, and above all to express the deep and abiding values of ...

World Partly sunny Saturday promises high heat index values
Author: 0 Partly sunny Saturday promises high heat index values

Thunderstorms will weaken and move offshore by midnight tonight leaving us with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid-70s. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 miles per hour. Monday will be partly sunny. Saturday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Showers and storms will continue to push through this evening with conditions improving overnight.

World Death toll of cows rises to 45 in Sagun Gaushala
Author: 0 Death toll of cows rises to 45 in Sagun Gaushala

Chhattisgarh BJP leader Harish Verma has held his own party's state government responsible for the deaths of 200 cows due to starvation in Durg district's Shagun Gaushala . There are more than 650 cows against the capacity of 220. Superintendent of Police Amresh Mishra said, "A case was registered today against Harish Verma in connection with the death of the cows at his gaushala in Rajpur village under Dhamdha police station limits".

World Kalinga Utkal express derails in Muzaffarnagar, 10 dead, more than 100 injured
Author: 0 Kalinga Utkal express derails in Muzaffarnagar, 10 dead, more than 100 injured

The rescue operations are now going on and the number of injured people might go up. Local district administration, railway officials and NDRF team have rushed to the spot and relief and rescue operations are under way. Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav too took to Twitter to share his empathy with the families of the victims. Kumar also said IMA chapters in Meerut zone have been alerted and asked to ensure adequate and prompt medical care to the injured.

World South Korea's president says nuclear crisis must 'absolutely be solved peacefully'
Author: 0 South Korea's president says nuclear crisis must 'absolutely be solved peacefully'

The top USA military officer said Monday that the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation. North Korea has threatened to retaliate against the United States "thousands of times" over - including by striking the U.S. territory of Guam in the western Pacific - and reiterated its vow to never give up its nuclear arsenal.

World Tillerson: US to Honor Japan Defense Pact, Including Contested Island Claims
Author: 0 Tillerson: US to Honor Japan Defense Pact, Including Contested Island Claims

North Korea has unveiled a set of propaganda posters depicting missile attacks on the mainland United States in the country's latest bellicose rhetoric against Washington , the country's state news agency showed. The primary USA concern is the North obtaining intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of striking the American mainland. "I can just assure you that in close collaboration with our allies, there are strong military consequences if DPRK initiates hostilities", Mattis ...

World US, Japan vow to boost defence cooperation with India,S Korea, Australia
Author: 0 US, Japan vow to boost defence cooperation with India,S Korea, Australia

In Beijing on Thursday, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, told reporters that Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options, and that's exactly what we're doing". But even on policy toward North Korea, some in Japan have called for the government to cut a separate path. In an interview with The American Prospect published online on Wednesday, Trump's White House adviser Steven Bannon also said: "There's no military ...

World Second Suspected Terrorist Attack Stopped In Spain
Author: 0 Second Suspected Terrorist Attack Stopped In Spain

A total of 34 nationalities were among those affected. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump said the world must use "whatever means necessary" to stop "radical Islamic terrorism". ISIS has no evidence that it was behind what happened in Las Ramblas , but claimed it was behind the attack . The group had apparently planned to conduct a series of terrorist attacks in Barcelona , with a suspect mistakenly detonating an explosive and destroying the residence, police said.

World Hezbollah, Syrian Military attack ISIS
Author: 0 Hezbollah, Syrian Military attack ISIS

In the last battle against Nusra, the Syrian army and Hezbollah were fighting on the Syrian side of the border, and other Hezbollah fighters were battling on the Lebanese side of the frontier. Hezbollah fighters and Syrian soldiers were "tightening the noose" on ISIS in the barren frontier region, the military media unit run by Hezbollah , a key Damascus ally, said.