• Will Twitter suspend Trump's account for 'threatening nuclear war' against North Korea?
Will Twitter suspend Trump's account for 'threatening nuclear war' against North Korea?

The contention in these tweets is not based in reality. As we explained in our Spectral Lines column in the August issue of IEEE Spectrum , thanks to the Obama administration, the U.S.is in the early stages of improving the operational reliability of its force of more than 4,000 nuclear weapons, which can be launched by missiles, planes, and s...

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  • Muslim woman wins $85000 lawsuit in US over hijab removal
Muslim woman wins $85000 lawsuit in US over hijab removal

It was returned when her husband posted her bail bond, the report said. Powell's case began in 2015 when she was arrested for driving a low-rider vehicle on Long Beach Boulevard with her husband. Long Beach voted Tuesday to approve the settlement agreement, which includes $ 85,000 in damages, says Cair, noting that the city and other localities o...

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  • Suspect accused in deadly crash at Charlottesville rally from Ohio
Suspect accused in deadly crash at Charlottesville rally from Ohio

Multiple news outlets are reporting the suspect police say drove over multiple people at a white-nationalist rally is James Alex Fields Jr ., of Maumee, Ohio and he is facing multiple charges including second-degree murder. Her name was not released. Police said the helicopter was helping law enforcement officers monitor the white nationalist...

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  • Sharad Yadav replaced due to anti-party activities: JD(U)
Sharad Yadav replaced due to anti-party activities: JD(U)

Nitish could be made convenor of the NDA, the stature once enjoyed by George Fernandes and Sharad Yadav , according to JD (U ) leaders. The NDA's move comes a day after the JD (U) Chief met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP National President Amit Shah in his first in-person meeting after the political upheaval in Bihar.

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  • UP: CM Yogi asks madarsas to record I-Day celebrations on camera
UP: CM Yogi asks madarsas to record I-Day celebrations on camera

The madarsa authorities will also have to click photographs of their celebration of the Independence Day and send the same to the madarsa board office. Some of the activities which have been suggested in the said notice are commemoration of martyrs of Indian freedom struggle, singing of patriotic songs by students, cultural activities based on nati...

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  • European Union adds nine people, four entities to North Korea sanctions list
European Union adds nine people, four entities to North Korea sanctions list

Mogherini, after meeting her worldwide counterparts in the margins of the ASEAN Regional Forum in Manila, capital of the Philippines, has chose to call the extraordinary meeting, said the statement, Xinhua news agency reported. To remind, the U.N. Security Council on Saturday adopted Resolution 2371 to toughen sanctions against North Korea over its...

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  • Danish sub inventor held over missing journalist
Danish sub inventor held over missing journalist

According to a statement Wall's family shared with CPJ today, the 30-year-old Swedish-born journalist, who was based in NY and Beijing, was working on a story about inventor Peter Madsen when she went missing. Nothing has been heard from her since Thursday evening. The navy says that the 40-ton, almost 18-meter-long (60-foot-long) submarine with at...

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  • 2 dead after police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville
2 dead after police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville

Police have confirmed two fatalities. The crash was also tweeted about by the Virginia Professional Fire Fighters president, Robert Bragg III . The helicopter went down about seven miles southwest of Charlottesville, Va. Their names have not yet been released to the public. It came after a white nationalist rally rocked Charlottesville and ...

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  • North Korea threatens to use nukes if provoked
North Korea threatens to use nukes if provoked

He says stopping the launches would be the "first and strongest signal". He says he won't give a concrete timeframe but that the USA will "know it when we see it". Sources familiar with Japan-U.S. relations said earlier that the two governments were arranging to hold the so-called two-plus-two security meeting around August 17 in Washington.

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  • Eight army personnel among 15 martyred in Quetta's Pishin stop blast
Eight army personnel among 15 martyred in Quetta's Pishin stop blast

Speaking to Geo News, provincial Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said the explosion was intense and the death toll could rise further. It added that incendiary explosives were used in the blast that sparked fires in nearby vehicles. The nature of the blast could not immediately be determined but an investigation was underway, Bugti said. He added th...

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  • Paul pledges support for McConnell
Paul pledges support for McConnell

The GOP-controlled Senate failed to pass a health bill before it left for a summer break last week. Similarly, six in 10 (60%) say that insurers' decisions not to sell insurance plans in certain marketplaces will affect everyone with insurance, and three-quarters (76%) say so about insurers charging higher premiums in certain marketplaces.

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  • Facebook figured out how to
Facebook figured out how to "sneak" in China

Colorful Balloons looks and operates nearly exactly like the Moments app, except without any mention of Facebook, so much so that it could easily be considered a local clone. China's internet censorship has left big players like Facebook, Apple and Google out of the huge Chinese market with an audience of more than 700 million internet users.

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  • Yokosuka-based U.S. destroyer challenges Beijing's claims in disputed South China Sea
Yokosuka-based U.S. destroyer challenges Beijing's claims in disputed South China Sea

Washington is dependent on Beijing to rein in the belligerent North Korea. Earlier Thursday, American warship USS John S. McCain sailed within a 12-mile range of Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly chain in the South China Sea , US officials told the media.

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  • PM Abbasi announces Rs25bn uplift package for Karachi
PM Abbasi announces Rs25bn uplift package for Karachi

Problems of all the provinces will be solved. Shahid Abbasi said all the political parties should join hands to ensure peace and security in the city. Talking about security, PM Shahid Khaqan stressed that the law and order situation is essential for peace, prosperity and development, and further steps should be taken for this objective.

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  • North Korea refuses to stop nuclear weapon development, threatens U.S. over sanctions
North Korea refuses to stop nuclear weapon development, threatens U.S. over sanctions

Security Council on Saturday passed sweeping new sanctions Trump had requested. Speaking at a regional security forum in Manila on Monday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the new resolution showed China and the worldwide community's opposition to North Korea's continued missile tests.

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  • Fresh floods hit Assam, 11 lakh people affected in 19 districts
Fresh floods hit Assam, 11 lakh people affected in 19 districts

The Disaster Management Authority of Assam reportedly said that over 63 thousand people have taken refuge in 268 relief camps in the state as over 1,750 villages are trapped. Global Flood Awareness System (GloFAS) predicts large scale flooding for the whole Brahmaputra river basin and also for parts of the Ganges river basin until 19 August.

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  • To stop BJP's 2019 march, Opposition parties to meet in Delhi today
To stop BJP's 2019 march, Opposition parties to meet in Delhi today

The meeting was held by Sonia Gandhi the Opposition party member. Congress Party is seeking to mount a united fight against the BJP. The NCP claimed that it had skipped the meeting in protest against Congress' allegation that its two MLAs did not vote for Congress leader Ahmed Patel in Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll.

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  • Trump White House to look into China's trade practices
Trump White House to look into China's trade practices

The goal of this memorandum is to ensure American companies and workers are not subject to harmful policies by China in relation to intellectual property and to ensure that America continues to maintain its leadership in technology, an official stated.

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  • Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea
Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea

Trump doubled down Thursday, saying his previous bold statements might not have been "strong enough" for Kim Jong Un , whose regime announced a plan to fire four missiles near the USA island territory of Guam in response to the White House's bold rhetoric.

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  • As North Korea Threat Looms, Here's How US Missile Defense Works
As North Korea Threat Looms, Here's How US Missile Defense Works

A test in 2008 used an older model SM-3 to destroy a malfunctioning satellite in orbit. Japan has deployed the missile interceptors in the past ahead of other North Korean launches but has never actually shot anything down. A Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile unit is readied at the Kochi garrison of the Japan Ground Self-Defence Force...

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