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North Korea envoy: USA pressure feeds our nuclear program

North Korea, however, sees them as practice for an eventual invasion. But experts warn that the so-called Madman Theory of deterrence only works if both countries have a credible second-strike capability. South Korean and US forces began computer-simulated military exercises earlier on Monday amid tension over North Korea's weapons programmes, with the North saying it was watching the United States' every move.

Scattered severe weather including hail, showers and thunderstorms possible in Denver

Stay weather aware this afternoon! If a warning gets issued, it means a threat is happening or is imminent and you should seek shelter immediately. Tornadoes will especially be possible in any supercell thunderstorms that develop ahead of the main line of storms. Also being watched closely is an area of rain and thunderstorms located near the Yucatan peninsula, the remains of former Tropical Storm Harvey.

Bihar Bank Employees Federation join nationwide strike

Bank Strike: The United Forum of Banking Unions ( UFBU ) declared a national strike on all the banking union firms on August 22nd . Sudhir said, "One lakh officials and employees working in 17 thousand branches of 56 rural banks of the country will be on strike".

Hearn, Fritsch have tough end to PGA Tour season

I don't know how many more years I have in this game but as long as I'm healthy and as long as I'm playing good and feeling competitive I'm sure I'll be out here. Stenson said he left his driver in his locker all week - "he's a little anxious to get out there and start getting some air time next week", he quipped of the club - and certainly didn't need it on the par-70 Sedgefield course .

British boy missing in Barcelona attack is confirmed dead

Thirteen people died when a van slammed into crowds on the iconic pedestrian street Las Ramblas in Barcelona on Thursday evening, while one woman died after being stabbed when a group of five terrorists attacked pedestrians in the coastal town of Cambrils eight hours later.

Video shows Chinese, Indian soldiers 'kicking, punching' each other in border clash

The video, initially shared by defence reporters on Twitter, went viral, but its authenticity could not immediately be verified. The video surfaced a day after India formally confirmed the clash had taken place at Pangong Tso. Such incursions and potential clashes are likely at vulnerable spots along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Himachal, Sikkim and Arunachal sectors.

Train derails in Muzaffarnagar, at least 10 killed, says local official

The death toll was expected to rise, officials said. Authorities have rushed police teams and disaster response force personnel to the spot to intensify rescue work. Train movement on Ambala- Meerut- Saharanpur rail route has been stopped. Additional Superintendent of Police, Muzaffarnagar , Ajay Kumar told IANS that police teams were trying to rescue as many passengers trapped in the coaches as possible.

Vehicle blast hits Syrian coastal city of Latakia

The State television had reported that "citizens have been injured by a rocket" at the entrance of the Fair, without specifying the number or raise the dead. Since then, the country has descended into a bloody civil war that has killed more than 330,000 people, displaced millions and devastated the economy.

23 killed as Utkal Express derails in UP's Muzaffarnagar, over 40…

He further informed that the Uttar Pradesh Administration is in touch with the Railway Ministry and will provide all necessary help needed for relief and rescue operation. Confirming the toll, ADG Law and Order Anand Kumar said that 10 people were killed and 50 others were injured. The reason behind the accident is still not clear.

Barriers, Cameras in Place for 'Boston Free Speech' Rally

The organizers of Free speech rally earlier distanced themselves from any white supremacist and Neo-Nazi group or ideology. This weekend, Boston officials want to make sure that doesn't happen in their city. "We're going to respect their right to free speech", Walsh said, but "they don't have the right to create unsafe conditions". Governor Phil Scott issued a statement by video Thursday saying Vermont must stand up against racism and bigotry.

Taylor Swift deletes all social media posts

It's not clear. Some wondered if she'd been hacked. Her profile photo and postings before December 2015 were deleted from Facebook and her website was blank. All of this comes days after federal jurors in Denver found a former radio host, David Mueller , assaulted and battered Swift during a meet-and-greet in 2013.

Sierra Leone Braces for More Floods

The first mass burials of victims of Sierra Leone's devastating floods and mudslides took place yesterday, as blame grew over government "inaction" over deforestation and poor urban planning. "Let his soul rest in peace", she said through tears. Around a third of them were children. "That's why we are here, to mourn and go back home", said Zainab Kargbo, who was among those at the cemetery.

Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'

The North's official KCNA news agency said Kim was briefed on the "plan for an enveloping fire at Guam " during an inspection on Monday of the Strategic Force command in charge of the nuclear-armed state's missile units. And it could get worse if the lesson Trump learned from the standoff with North Korea was that his harsh comments deescalated the matter. "They know what they need to do", she said.

Graham, Trump Feud Over Charlottesville Comments

One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. "He just can't forget his election trouncing", Trump tweeted . Heyer" was a "disgusting lie". Reacting to Trump's tweets, Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough noted that both Graham and Flake had stuck their necks out for the president recently when they voted in favor of a "horrid" Republican health care plan that Trump desperately wanted to ...

Shraddha Kapoor To Be Paired Opposite Prabhas In Saaho

But it is Shraddha Kapoor who has been zeroed in as Prabhas' heroine for the action-thriller. UV Creations are bankrolling the movie and Vamsi, Pramod are the producers. The movie is said to be an action entertainer and a massive budget of Rs 150 crores has been allotted for the film. Shankar Ehsaan Loy are the music composers for Saaho which will hit the screens during summer next year in Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Hindi languages.

Palaniswami announces probe into Jayalalithaa's death; is AIADMK merger a step closer?

Palaniswami also announced that Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence here will be turned into a memorial that will be run by the government. An enquiry into Jayalalithaa's death had been one of the key demands of the OPS faction for a truce with EPS.

Floods claim 53 more lives in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal

In total 41,871 people have been evacuated by the NDRF, SDRF, CRPF, Army, police and forest and civil administration personnel and local people, stated the Assam State Disaster Management Authority in its evening flood bulletin today. He said 69.81 lakh people are in the grip of floods which has engulfed 98 blocks and 1,070 panchayats in the eastern state. Of them, 2.13 lakh were put up in 504 relief camps.

Tropical depression could form Thursday, approaching Caribbean

Check The Palm Beach Post's hurricane page for preparation information and storm track . Met Office forecaster Greg Dewhurst said there was still a little bit of uncertainty when it comes to what the weather will bring. "Ninety-three L may never be a threat to land in the western part of the Atlantic basin". "There is a 60 percent chance (medium chance) of tropical cyclone development over the next 24 to 48 hours and a 70 percent chance ( high chance) of tropical cyclone development over ...

Tanner Ainge loses primary election for Utah's US House seat

As of 9 p.m. Tuesday, the U.S. Representative District 3 vote stood at 42.17 percent for Curtis, 30.37 percent for Christopher Herrod, and 27.35 percent for Tanner Ainge. Herrod was trailing with about 31 percent, and Ainge called Curtis to concede the race even before Curtis was declared the victor. He also won the endorsements of key GOP figures in the state, including popular Gov.

Virginia Accused Killer Was Subject Of 911 Calls In N. Ky

On the night before the rally, protesters gathered at the statue with torches before violence erupted between them and counter-protesters. The army confirmed Fields reported for basic training in August 2015 but was later released "due to a failure to meet training standards".

Mother Of Charlottesville Driver Repeatedly Called Police Over Son's Violence

Fields graduated in 2015 and went into the Army, but he left active duty after failing to meet training standards, according to a spokeswoman for the Army. Fields had been photographed hours earlier carrying the emblem of Vanguard America, one of the white supremacist hate groups that organised the "take America back" campaign sparked by the removal of a Confederate statue.

Anti-Racists Are Trying To Dox Charlottesville Racists And Get Them Fired

As the nation recovers from yesterday's tragic violence caused by pro-nazi and white supremacist rallies that took place in Charlottesville , Va., Twitter users have been mobilizing to identify the participants in the weekend's events.

Trump Job Approval Rating Now at 34%, New Low

The events in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in the deaths of a 32-year-old woman and two Virginia State Police officers dominated news coverage on Saturday and Sunday. Democrats' approval was 7 percent last week and among independents it was 29 percent, the first time their weekly approval rating has dropped below 30 percent.

Gallup: Trump's approval rating drops to new low of 34%

Gallup surveyed 1,500 Americans over the phone and the poll has a 3% margin of error. The Republican president's job approval rating hit 34 percent Sunday compared with a 61 percent disapproval rating that put Trump in an unenviable historical class, according to Gallup's most recent numbers .

Donald Trump Weighs Pardon for Ex-Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The former Maricopa County sheriff used his position to turn local police into a "full fledged anti-illegal immigration agency", prosecutors said . Arpaio subsequently opened a criminal investigation against the judge who imposed the order.

Anthony Scaramucci Defends Trump and Takes Potshots at Bannon on Colbert

But the conversation didn't flow, and the host didn't extract much in the way of interesting information. Several high-placed sources inside and outside the White House told CBS News that Bannon has never been in more jeopardy, and one well-placed source said he could be gone by the end of this week, CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports .

Korea, US military chiefs to meet amid NK missile threats

The North accused the United States of mobilizing a huge number of weapons and troops for annual military drills with South Korea that begin later this month. to halt military drills in the region. CNN said the looming threat of a North Korean missile strike on the USA territory of Guam, and Pyongyang's increasing nuclear capabilities, have exacerbated tensions in the region.

Flooding and landslides kill more than 30 in Nepal

Kathmandu: At least 55 people have died and almost 700 tourists, including 200 Indians, stranded at a popular tourist district in central Nepal due to flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall, officials said today. Police said they recovered six bodies. While rainfall is likely to continue in the next few days, as predicted by the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD).

McMaster Dodges Questions About Working With Bannon

He also directed profanity-laced insults at Chief Strategist Steve Bannon . "I've never sat down with Steve Bannon and said , 'Hey are you a white nationalist or a white supremacist?' But I think the toleration of it by Steve Bannon is inexcusable".

Hong Kong, Switzerland, 15 European Union states hit by egg scandal

About 700,000 eggs from the farms affected by the insecticide are thought to have been sent to the United Kingdom - far more than the 21,000 first estimated. The FSA said investigations into the Fipronil incident in Europe suggested it was "very unlikely" that the eggs posed a risk to public health. According to Reuters, Dutch prosecutors conducted raids at eight different locations in the Netherlands and Belgium - confiscating cars as well as seizing bank accounts and real estate in the ...

Ousted Pakistani prime minister starts 'caravan' to hometown

An aggressive Nawaz Sharif , leading a mammoth rally from Islamabad to his hometown Lahore , on Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Supreme Court for ousting him as Pakistan's Prime Minister. "The court of the people of Pakistan has given its verdict in my favour", the PML-N leader said. He said that ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is making fun of the state institutions.

One dead, over 30 injured in blast near Lahore's Band Road

What was the motive behind this blast and the kind of device being used i not yet ascertained. The injured have been taken to Services and Mian Munshi hospitals from where 12 of them were discharged after first aid. An explosion in Lahore's western suburbs on Monday evening resulted in injuries to more than 26 people , DawnNews reported. American nationals should stay away from the area in the city of Lahore , Pakistan , where a bomb blast wounded scores of people earlier on Monday, ...

North Korea says it has released Canadian detainee

Mr Lim was serving a life sentence of hard labour for "crimes against the state" which he began in December 2015. Lim's release follows the medical release of American prisoner Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student who was sent home in a coma.

Tillerson: Russian election meddling 'seriously' harmed relations with US

President Donald Trump , accused by critics of being too cozy with Russian Federation, signed the bill last week despite what he described in a signing statement as the bill's Constitutional flaws. Ryabkov expressed doubt that significant US-EU differences on the issue of anti-Russia sanctions were possible, adding that he did not believe in Europe's independence.

Caribbean Braces for Tropical Storm Franklin

Franklin is expected to bring four to eight inches of rainfall with isolated amounts up to 15 inches through Thursday to parts of eastern Mexico , bringing danger of flashfloods and mudslides. Also, a tropical storm watch is in effect from Belize City to the Mexican border to Sabancuy. Franklin , which formed late Sunday night., was no threat to Florida and the Atlantic disturbance wasn't a threat at this point either.

The prime minister wants a postal vote on gay marriage

Australian Marriage Equality co-chair Alex Greenwich said the government's approach to marriage equality had gone "well beyond a joke". Opinion surveys show strong support for legalising same-sex marriage in Australia . If the plebiscite bill is unexpectedly passed, a $170 million compulsory vote would be held on November 25. On Monday, Turnbull reportedly cautioned cabinet colleagues over the encouragement of some backbenchers to launch a bill that would have pushed for a free vote ...

New RNC spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany pushed Obama birther myth on Twitter

BuzzFeed's report on the initial video found that the mainstream media had, in actuality, extensively covered the contents of Trump's video. Former CNN commentator Kayleigh McEnany announced her departure Saturday and turned up Sunday delivering a " real news" broadcast from Trump Tower that leaves out the most momentous developments of a dramatic week.

Imran Khan accuser faces fire of tribesmen

The resolution read, " Imran Khan behaved immorally with member National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai and the fearless people of our tribal areas which damaged the respect of the people of this province". "I can not compromise my integrity and that's why I made a decision to take this step", she added. "Do your worst; stoop as low as you can; me & my struggle-hardened party will become ever stronger IA", Khan wrote on Twitter.

Italian Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper Of British Model

Police say they are still unclear whether the kidnappers were running an online scam to con "buyers" out of money or whether they actually meant to sell her on. They said she was handcuffed to a dresser until she was released near the British consulate on 17 July - with the kidnapping suspect arrested the day after.

Severe storms possible late Friday with hot and humid conditions

In the meantime, temperatures have still managed to reach the mid 80s. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Highs will be the warmest of the week in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Let's get through the next two humid and stormy days and then Mother Nature looks to provide a pretty pleasant weekend for the region! Tonight - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Trump and Cotton to reveal bill restricting legal immigration today

Contrary to the xenophobic and misguided stereotypes that belie the RAISE Act, immigrants contribute immensely to our economy, create jobs for all Americans, and increase safety in our communities. The updated RAISE Act, which has also been reported by the Washington Examiner , moves the focus of Trump's immigration agenda from cracking down on illegal immigration to reducing the number and types of people allowed to immigrate.

2 infants die in separate hot-car incidents in Phoenix

According to authorities, the child had been in the auto for several hours before he was found. No arrests have been made in either case so far, but investigations are still ongoing. "Everyone is cooperative", Fortune said. "You feel like it's something that could happen to anybody". Since 1998, 729 children left in vehicles have died of heatstroke, according to, an organization that tracks the deaths of children in hot vehicles.

Van Hits Group of People in Los Angeles, Injuring at Least Six

At least six people were injured when a vehicle careened into a crowd of people in Mid-City Los Angeles . KTLA-TV reports that a 44-year-old man was rushed by first responders to hospital in a critical condition. Los Angeles police said the driver was cooperating with investigators to determine what caused the crash. Inniss said the man had been dining with his daughter, who looked around 10 years of age and was uninjured in the incident.

Danilo Gallinari fractures hand after throwing a punch during Italy game

Gallinari reportedly had to go to the hospital to get his hand examined, but the severity of his injury is not yet known. Gallinari plays for Italy, which is preparing for EuroBasket . No surgery will be required, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . After all, Blake Griffin broke his hand punching an equipment manager . The Italian federation wrote on Twitter that Gallinari fractured the first metacarpal on his right hand and that the estimated recovery time was 40 days.

US Senate passes sanctions bill against Russia, Iran and North Korea

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told Russian news agencies later Friday that he would not rule out further steps, adding that Russia's "toolbox" of how to react to the new sanctions "doesn't come down to" cutting the embassy staff and seizing the recreational retreat.

Dem Rep: General Kelly 'An Extremist' Who 'Is Militarizing The White House'

John Kelly will do a fantastic job", Trump told reporters . "The president has tried to convince the general multiple times, and the general has politely declined several times", one administration official told the newspaper. "What I'm going to do is, I will eliminate everyone in the comms team and we'll start over", Mr Scaramucci responded. Fearful of an unscheduled meeting or phone call or even a rogue tweet at the thumbs of the president, Priebus made a point of keeping close to ...

US Senate to vote on Russian Federation sanctions bill; Putin threatens retaliation

At the same time, the version the House passed with a vote of 419-3 would curb President Trump's authority when it comes to waiving those sanctions. US President Donald Trump has not indicated whether or not he will veto the bill , which reduces his power to relieve sanctions on Russian Federation.

Businessman: Russian intelligence likely monitored June 2016 Trump Jr. meeting

Members of the Senate judiciary committee who were focused on alleged efforts by Russia to influence the USA presidential election turned their focus on Thursday to an American CEO who once employed Sergei Magnitsky, the lawyer for whom the 2012 act that sanctioned Russian officials and nationals for human rights abuses was named.

Military spends more on Viagra than transgender troops' health care'

Military". On NBC's " The Tonight Show ", host Jimmy Fallon opened the show by noting that Trump says he's banning transgender individuals from serving due to "high medical costs". A spokesman for the F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne said the Air Force will "work closely with the (Department of Defense) to address the new guidance provided by the commander in chief".

Incessant rain hits Gujarat, over 25000 people evacuated so far

India's Meteorological Department forecasts heavy rain over both states for the rest of the week. Following the release of water from the Dharoi dam into the Sabarmati river, teams of the district administration and the National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) shifted around 10,000 people, including almost 2,500 from 11 locations within the city, during the morning hours, collector Avantika Singh said .