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Trump, top United States officials differ on dealing with North Korea

The missile was sacked at 6 a.m. Defense systems successfully shot down a medium-range ballistic missile. Numerous bullet train routes were also halted. Joseph Dunford is the top general of the US military. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made similar remarks Sunday about how the US will be responding to Pyongyang, saying "peaceful pressure" would continue to be applied. [Full Article...]

Jim Mattis refutes claims over differences with Donald Trump on North Korea

Numerous bullet train routes were also halted. That follows on five straight years of budgetary increases as territorial tensions with China also aggravate Japan's security concerns. After the call, Abe told local reporters he and Trump agreed North Korea's most recent provocation is "extremely risky". North Korea this month threatened to fire four missiles into the sea near Guam, home... [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon Agree to Boost S. Korean Missile Capabilities

Trump, Moon Agree to Boost S. Korean Missile Capabilities Trump and Moon during their phone conversation also agreed, according to the South Korea's Blue House, to enhance Seoul's capability of deterring the North Korean threat by giving it missiles with greater capabilities. A USA official who studies North Korea's military and politics said it was too early to determine if a test supported the North's claim that it has succeeded in developing a therm... [Full Article...]

Trump agree with South Korea Moon on revising bilateral missile treaty

Trump agree with South Korea Moon on revising bilateral missile treaty He said the country and its US ally will also discuss the possible deployment of what he called the "most powerful U.S tactical assets" to South Korea. "This test is just another step towards such a goal". Hours before the test, North Korea's state news agency KCNA had released pictures showing Kim Jong Un inspecting a silver-coloured, hourglass-shaped warhead during a visit to the country's nuc... [Full Article...]

North Korea Orders The Death Of Two Reporters Over Book Review

North Korea Orders The Death Of Two Reporters Over Book Review Pyongyang issued a statement on Sunday afternoon and claimed it has successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb mountable on an intercontinental ballistic missile. For instance, the regime flipped out after an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal called for regime change. Hours before the test, North Korea's state news agency KCNA had released pictures showing Kim Jong Un inspecting a silver-co... [Full Article...]

Trump hints at withdrawal from US-South Korea free trade deal

Trump hints at withdrawal from US-South Korea free trade deal White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders denied there was any inconsistency in Trump's remarks. And we're continuing to move forward on that. Japan also raised the prospect of further sanctions, saying curbs on North Korea's oil trade would be on the table. North Korea has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States and has recently threatened ... [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon condemns North's nuke test, orders retaliatory measures

South Korea's Moon condemns North's nuke test, orders retaliatory measures That launch came after Pyongyang tested two intercontinental missiles in July and claimed to have the United States mainland within its range. Despite Pyongyang's snub of Moon's invitations for talks in July, the South Korean president continued to emphasize the importance of dialogue with its neighbor in the phone call with his American counterpart. [Full Article...]

North Korea confirms 'perfect' sixth nuclear test

North Korea confirms 'perfect' sixth nuclear test The two leaders pledged to continue applying strong diplomatic and economic pressure on the regime and take necessary preparations to deter and defend against North Korea's growing threats. The White House did not mention the voluntary bilateral agreement but said the two leaders agreed to strengthen their defense cooperation and South Korea's defense capabilities. [Full Article...]

South Korea to 'strengthen missiles capabilities'

South Korea to 'strengthen missiles capabilities' The bomb was created to be mounted on its newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the North said. Decision announced after phone call between US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in. The test comes amid heightened regional tension following Pyongyang's two tests of ICBMs in July that potentially could fly about 10,000 km (6,200 miles), putting m... [Full Article...]

Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid USA pressure on missile program

Iran leader meets air defense commanders amid USA pressure on missile program He did not mention the location. The Leader also admired the "very good jobs" that the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base has done, describing them as a testimony to the "determination, motivation and capabilities" of local forces. Iran began manufacturing Bavar-373 in 2010 after the purchase of the S-300 from Russian Federation was suspended due to global sanctions. The Trump administration has... [Full Article...]

We have eradicated terrorism, its funders: Saudi Arabia

We have eradicated terrorism, its funders: Saudi Arabia However, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - with Allah's help and in cooperation with the Kingdom's brothers and friends - have achieved great successes in eradicating terrorism and drying up its sources firmly and persistently. Minister of Haj and Umrah Dr. Muhammad Bin Saleh Bantan congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Crown Prince and the Arab and Islamic nations on Eid Al-Adha, p... [Full Article...]

Trump, first lady attend church on National Day of Prayer

Trump, first lady attend church on National Day of Prayer The president last week declared Sunday to be a day of prayer for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which cut a swath of destruction across southeastern Texas and western Louisiana. "We welcome all Americans to go along with us as we keep on praying for the individuals who have lost relatives or companions, and for the individuals who are enduring in this season of emergency", he said in a declar... [Full Article...]

Steely Dan co-founder, guitarist, Walter Becker dies, aged 67

Steely Dan co-founder, guitarist, Walter Becker dies, aged 67 Musicians were quick to pay tribute on social media, with hip hop artist Talib Kweli tweeting: "Thank you Mr. Becker for a lifetime of great music". "It wouldn't bother me at all", Becker said in an interview, "not to play on my own album". Together, they created some of the most influential FM rock albums in the 1970s including, Can't Buy a Thrill , Pretzel Logic and Aja . [Full Article...]

Trump says he will discuss South Korea trade deal with senior advisers

Trump says he will discuss South Korea trade deal with senior advisers The North has undertaken a steady stream of missile tests, including launching a missile over Japan this week, an incident that drew strong condemnations from the United States and its allies, including South Korea . The U.S. -Korea Free Trade Agreement was hammered out by Democrat Barack Obama and has been a frequent target for Trump, who calls it an unequal deal that gives South Korea a almost ... [Full Article...]

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts Shelter volunteers are one of the organization's most pressing needs as it prepares to operate the temporary housing quarters in Texas, Louisiana, and parts of Tennessee. An additional 1,500 people stayed in six emergency shelters in Louisiana; and a handful of people spent the night in evacuation shelters in Tennessee. [Full Article...]

Auburn Is Suspending 3 Players For Tonight's Game

Auburn Is Suspending 3 Players For Tonight's Game The Eagles (0-1) gained just seven first downs, went 0 for 15 on third down conversions, and allowed Werts to be sacked five times. Auburn visits defending national champion Clemson, which won last year's opening matchup 19-13. Auburn third-team tailback Kam Martin had a big day, with a 36-yard touchdown and a 61-yard run. But it was three-and-out for Georgia Southern, and eventually Aubur... [Full Article...]

Putin to Russian children on Knowledge Day

Putin to Russian children on Knowledge Day Artificial intelligence is the way to go - that's one thing that the tech industry agrees with these days. The words of the Russian President echo what scientists in Russia and around the world have been mulling over for quite some time. "There is a reason that Vladimir Putin is writing this", said Kinzinger. Both leaders expressed their deep concerns about security on the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Armed suspects rob pub full of police officers attending party

Armed suspects rob pub full of police officers attending party Joseph McInnis III, 21, and 22-year-old Tyree McCoy entered the take-out portion of Monaghan's Pub in Woodlawn a little before 5:30 p.m, holding up an employee at gunpoint before running off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to WBAL-TV. [Full Article...]

9 new faces in Modi reshuffle, Swearing in begins

9 new faces in Modi reshuffle, Swearing in begins The new faces include BJP MPs Ashwini Kumar Choubey (Bihar), Virendra Kumar (Madhya Pradesh), Shiv Pratap Shukla (Uttar Pradesh), Anant Kumar Hegde, Raj Kumar Singh , and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat . They are apolitical people and not elected members of Parliament. The ministry is now in charge of several key urban and housing policies such as the Smart City Mission, AMRUT, Swachh Bharat... [Full Article...]

Obama Advised Trump In Letter To Lead Through 'Action And Example'

Obama Advised Trump In Letter To Lead Through 'Action And Example' Mr Obama's exit memo, which begins respectfully with "Mr. President", takes a civil tone, but notes of their interpersonal strain shade the missive. Trump has shown the letter to White House visitors, and one of them shared a copy with CNN , the network reported . [Full Article...]


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