• China, US to boost military ties amid North Korea crisis
China, US to boost military ties amid North Korea crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea last week it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States, prompting North Korea to say it was considering plans to fire missiles toward Guam. Other than war, the only ways to address the major threats from North Korea are deterrence and negotiations. Moon has repeatedly stressed tha...

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  • Penn State football coach James Franklin signs 6-year contract extension
Penn State football coach James Franklin signs 6-year contract extension

According to a USA Today report , Franklin made $4.5 million last season. Taking over for Bill O'Brien three years removed from the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Franklin was under enormous pressure after finishing 7-6 in his first two years after leaving Vanderbilt.

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  • South Korean Premier Rejects Opposition's Call For Nuclear Armament
South Korean Premier Rejects Opposition's Call For Nuclear Armament

At a briefing yesterday to mark his 100th day in office, Moon insisted there will be no second Korean war but urged the North to stop further nuclear and missile tests, warning Pyongyang to end its "dangerous gamble". Over the past few weeks, the United States and North Korea had been engaged in war rhetoric with both sides exchanging military thre...

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  • Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen
Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen

The coalition was briefly added past year and then removed by then-U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon pending a review. A Saudi military force has been deployed to Yemen's southern city of Aden to secure a number of strategic sites in the city, which now serves as the interim headquarters of Yemen's internationally recognized government.

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  • The 2017 eclipse: Who? What? Where? When? and How?
The 2017 eclipse: Who? What? Where? When? and How?

You can't use any other method to try to protect your eyes because you can go blind. NASA recommends purchasing a solar filter for your phone to prevent your camera lens from burning out. He also warns that no one should ever attempt to view an eclipse using sunglasses. And you can take those before the actual eclipse starts. "We were a l...

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  • Another Australian cabinet minister faces disqualification
Another Australian cabinet minister faces disqualification

Canavan, stepped down from cabinet when it was revealed he held dual citizenship, after he said his mother signed him up for Italian citizenship without his knowledge when he was 25. Nash made it plain that like Joyce, but unlike the resources minister and Queensland senator Matt Canavan, she meant to remain in her leadership and cabinet roles.

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  • Boston 'free speech' rally permit OK'd
Boston 'free speech' rally permit OK'd

But rally organizers said on social media that Kyle Chapman, Joe Biggs, US Senate candidate Shiva Ayyadurai and congressional candidate Samson Racioppi have been confirmed. Walsh later told WGBH Greater Boston that he's confident there will be no violent repeats of Charlottesville, stating that he believed Saturday's group is not the same as ...

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  • Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi hospitalized during hunger strike for public trial
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi hospitalized during hunger strike for public trial

Karoubi's second demand however, request for a public trial, is out of government's jurisdiction and falls under the jurisdiction of the state; that is the supreme Leader of Iran and his appointees in the judiciary. He remained hospitalized on Friday as doctors monitored his condition. The 80-year-old opposition leader, who was put under house ar...

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  • Powerball jackpot jumps to $535 million
Powerball jackpot jumps to $535 million

The cash option is worth $340.1 million, but that total is likely to climb by the time the drawing takes place. Demand for the hottest tickets in town has pushed the Powerball lottery prize even higher. John, left, and Pat Snell of Queens buy Powerball tickets at Levine's Hallmark in Floral Park on Saturday, June 3, 2017, for the jackpot now at $...

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  • Palestinian terrorist faces final hearing in USA before deportation
Palestinian terrorist faces final hearing in USA before deportation

The reason for the deportation is that upon entry to the United States, she didn't mention her time in her terrorist conviction and prison sentence. "Hopefully, this will be the final chapter in the tragic story of this still-dangerous and unrepentant PFLP terrorist who tried to fraud the USA immigration services", said Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, d...

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  • China Reiterates Need of Dialogue to Resolve North Korea Issue
China Reiterates Need of Dialogue to Resolve North Korea Issue

Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity", warning the United States to "think reasonably and judge properly" to avoid shaming itself, KCNA reported .

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  • Three organizations pull events from Trump's Mar-a-Lago
Three organizations pull events from Trump's Mar-a-Lago

The organization had held their annual events at Mar-a-Lago for a number of years. A company spokesperson later told the Washington Post that "there were a variety of factors" involved in their decision to move the gala but wouldn't elaborate any further.

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  • Corporates donated Rs 957 crore parties; builders remain biggest donors
Corporates donated Rs 957 crore parties; builders remain biggest donors

The Nationalist Congress Party received Rs 50.73 crore, Communist party of India (Marxist) Rs 1.89 crore and CPI Rs 0.18 crore. The report didn't consider Mayawati's BSP as the party declared it didn't receive any voluntary contribution above Rs 20,000 from any donor between the financial years.

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  • Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals following mudslides
Sierra Leone prepares for mass funerals following mudslides

The government set up a relief centre at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to receive donations from the public. The £5m package will provide clean water, food and medicines to assist communities worst affected by the devastating floods and mudslide in West African nation.

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  • Bay Area man celebrating honeymoon killed in Barcelona terror attack, father says
Bay Area man celebrating honeymoon killed in Barcelona terror attack, father says

A spokesperson for the Jared and Heidi Nunes Tucker family issued this statement on Friday morning: "At present Jared's wife Heidi is not issuing a statement and will issue a formal statement tomorrow". Spanish authorities, who said that an estimated 100 people have been injured, noted that several casualties have yet to be identified. San Jose...

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  • Essex County cops look out for drunk driving
Essex County cops look out for drunk driving

He also adds the crackdown is created to curtail impaired drivers during the busy Labor Day weekend. According to NHTSA, 10,265 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes in 2015 - approximately one person died every 51 minutes as a result of drunk driving.

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  • California adds 82600 jobs in July; unemployment rate rises to 4.8%
California adds 82600 jobs in July; unemployment rate rises to 4.8%

The number of people employed year over year was up 642 while the number unemployed fell by 4,556. Weld County's unemployment rate has sunk to 2.4 percent, slightly lower than June, but more than a full percentage point since the same time past year.

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  • Australian squad for the ODI series against India announced
Australian squad for the ODI series against India announced

Faulkner, who was judged the best player in Australia's 2015 World Cup final win but fell out of favour and was overlooked for this year's Champions Trophy, headlines the list of recalled talent in the new-look ODI squad . ODI squad: Steve Smith (capt), David Warner, Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, James Faulk...

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  • Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status - RT America
Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status - RT America

The plan has been languishing since previous year when then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter sent a proposal to President Barack Obama to make Cyber Command an independent military headquarters and break it away from the NSA. "We must also develop an integrated, whole-of-government approach to protect and defend the United States from cyberattacks". ...

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  • Unlike Sun, Guam trusts in President Trump
Unlike Sun, Guam trusts in President Trump

New United Nations sanctions condemning the North's rapidly developing nuclear program drew fresh ire and threats from Pyongyang. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang says in a statement that the current situation on the Korean Peninsula "is complex and sensitive".

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