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Sydney drug raids 'only the beginning'


Nine men and a woman were arrested in Sydney following raids early this morning, while five men were arrested in the United Arab Emirates. The AFP investigation began in mid-2016, targeting organised crime groups attempting to import large quantities of drugs and tobacco. Lire la suite »

Why Would North Korea Attack Guam?

From the New Jersey golf resort where he's vacationing, he tweeted that his first order as president was to "renovate and modernize" an arsenal that is "now far stronger and more powerful than ever before". North Korean state media reports, known for their bluster, shot back at Trump's comments while outlining the alleged missile plan. Guam Governor Eddie Calvo dismissed the threat and said the island was prepared for "any eventuality" with strategically placed defences. Lire la suite »

Dollar falls below ¥110 in Tokyo on North Korea risks


Pacific territory of Guam, market sources said . North Korea has reportedly announced a plan to launch ballistic missiles toward Guam. Trump's rhetoric toward North Korea has sparked criticism. It's been a USA territory since 1898. Residents are USA citizens but do not pay income tax or vote in the general election for president. He said Japan and the USA are "closely consulting with each other" and will hold a meeting of their foreign and defence ministers on August 17. Lire la suite »

Plusieurs volontaires de la Croix-Rouge assassinés par des hommes armés — Centrafrique


De sources autorisées, les volontaires de la Croix-Rouge tenaient une réunion dans l'enceinte de l'hôpital dans le but d'organiser les descentes sur le terrain. Les assaillants n'ont pas encore été formellement identifiés, en raison de l'isolement de cette région qui abrite de nombreux groupes armés. D'après un décompte de l'AFP, au moins 45 personnes ont ainsi été tuées depuis début juillet et 7 000 se sont réfugiées au Cameroun. Lire la suite »

USA stocks fall on North Korea worries


Trump further ratcheted up the rhetoric in remarks this afternoon, suggesting that his " fire and fury " comments may not have been tough enough. "We are prepared for any eventuality , more so than any other American community", he said . Lire la suite »

Colbert interviews 'God' about Trump taking out North Korea

Late-night host Stephen Colbert on Wednesday interviewed "God" about President Trump has a moral authority to "take out" North Korean leader Kim Jung-un. There were a few things on Colbert's laundry list that he wanted the North Korean dictator to know, though. He whined, " They didn't vote for Trump ". Lire la suite »

Red alert: Three more LUTH staff are down with Lassa fever


Bode said the health workers had been admitted to the Isolation Ward at the teaching hospital alongside a female resident doctor who contracted the infection while conducting an autopsy on one of the index cases. This is the first time Lassa fever epidemic is being reported in the security threatened north east state. Today is the 14th day of monitoring and we hope that in the next seven days they will be discharged from the monitoring list. Lire la suite »

Karti Chidambaram Gets Relief From Madras High Court, 'Look Out' Circular Stayed


The notices are unwarranted, Justice M Duraiswamy said, pointing out that on June 15 Karti had been asked to appear before authorities on June 29, but on June 16 itself the circular was issued. Incidentally, Karti has filed a fresh petition seeking quashing of the circular since the earlier one filed on August 4 had mentioned the date of the circular as July 18 in respect of him. Lire la suite »

Nawaz Sharif's rally reduced to corner meetings: Imran Khan


As Imran Khan criticised Nawaz Sharif for "speaking from a bulletproof car" and said that Nawaz is fearful of death, a number of PML-N supporters replied Imran Khan with all sorts of GIFs, pictures and counter arguments but none thought that Maryam Nawaz herself will take out time to reply to the PTI chief. Lire la suite »

Indian FM leaves for Nepal to attend BIMSTEC meeting


During the meeting, the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, Republica newspaper quoted a source close to Deuba as saying. The two sides discussed an expanded bilateral agenda reflecting the updated national priorities of Nepal. Progress in the reconstruction activities and cooperation in hydro power sector also came up for discussion. Lire la suite »

Canada Struggles To Help Influx Of Haitian Asylum-Seekers From The US


The Canada Border Services Agency told CBC News on Wednesday 700 people were waiting to be processed at just one crossing. This week, about 100 Canadian soldiers were deployed to the border between the province of Quebec and the state of NY to build a 500-person tent village equipped with lighting, heating and flooring. Lire la suite »

Confirman los lugares y actividades que el Papa realizará en Chile


Ante la consulta de qué lugares visitará en Temuco e Iquique, Peralta aclaró que el papa estará pocas horas en estas regiones, entonces la actividad principal va a ser una misa masiva. El detalle de estos encuentros y los horarios serán entregados en el programa oficial de la visita, que generalmente se dan a conocer unos dos meses antes de la llegada del papa Francisco a Chile . Lire la suite »

There's an easy way of getting Microsoft's beta


All you have to do to get to offer you beta access is to log into the webmail site and then change the address at the top from to . The new version also will feature an upgraded search experience, as well as a refreshed conversations view. A smarter inbox - The inbox shows suggestions as you type. Lire la suite »

RAISE Act has merit, but does it go too far?


Under Mr Trump, the party is on the point of abandoning its optimism about legal migration, too. It would eliminate the current policy that allows Americans to request that foreign-born relatives be allowed entry into this country. Trump's elevation of immigration to the forefront of his agenda probably represents a bid to pull public attention away from the recent GOP defeat on health care. Lire la suite »

Guam residents fear attack after N.Korean threat

Guam is a tiny island in the Marianas chain located the western Pacific, approximately 210 square miles, or approximately nine times larger than Manhattan and five times larger than San Francisco. The bombers are believed to particularly rattle Pyongyang because they carry nuclear weapons (except the B-1B, which can no longer carry nukes) and could be used in a conventional "decapitation strike" to kill Kim Jong-un before he can issue nuclear launch orders. Lire la suite »

Incendie - Départ de feu dans le secteur de Port-de-Bouc


Il est en " évolution favorable ", c'est-à-dire qu'il est en bonne voie pour être maîtrisé. Une cinquantaine d'engins est actuellement sur place, soit 200 pompiers. L'incendie a démarré à proximité d'habitations, notamment d'un camping , où se trouvent 400 personnes . La gérante a préféré demander à ses pensionnaires d'évacuer les lieux par précaution. Lire la suite »

Jill Stein pleads guilty in pipeline protest


Court records show former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors to resolve criminal charges filed against her in North Dakota almost a year ago for protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline . Lire la suite »

Tigers place Ian Kinsler on revocable trade waivers

On paper, adding Kinsler will be trickier now than it was in July, because he either has to pass through waivers or be claimed by Milwaukee. That in itself is not surprising: Virtually every Tiger will be placed on revocable waivers at some point this month . Lire la suite »

From today, Cauvery water to be released for drinking


However, the announcement came with a rider: the released water should be used only for drinking and fodder. "However, the farmers have been asked to use water for rain fed crops and not venture in paddy and sugarcane crops", he added. The CM said the government will also launch a handbill campaign to create awareness and discourage farmers from growing paddy and sugarcane in the region. Lire la suite »

BMC makes Vande Mataram must in all civic schools


Sandeep Patel, corporator from the P South Ward, had filed a notice demanding that all schools be directed to make it mandatory for students to sing Vande Mataram at least twice a week. "This is politics being played by BJP and Samajwadi Party. Therefore, I strongly felt that the BMC should consider this proposal", Patel had said. "Ideally, there should have been a debate over it before the mayor passed it in the civic house", said Zakaria. Lire la suite »

Au Népal, l'"exil menstruel" désormais passible de prison


Cette tradition, liée à une pratique hindouiste, chasse les femmes de chez elle pendant leurs règles. Selon cette tradition appelée chhaupadi , les femmes sont alors considérées comme impures et obligées de dormir dans une hutte éloignée. Vers la fin de " l'exil menstruel "? Une pratique interdisant également aux femmes indisposées de toucher la nourriture d'autrui, les symboles religieux, le bétail et les hommes. Lire la suite »

Chelsea Manning photographed for Vogue


She was photographed by the renowned Annie Leibovitz , who has taken pictures of President Barack Obama , Queen Elizabeth II, John Lennon, Michael Jackson and Caitlyn Jenner. "It's not like I'm living in fear or anything", she told Vogue . She has since been open about her life, regularly posting on Instagram and attending Pride celebrations in New York City, where she now resides. Lire la suite »

Une bombe, datant de la Seconde guerre mondiale, découverte à Fukushima — Japon


La bombe, d'une longueur d'environ 85 centimètres pour 15 cm de diamètre, se trouvait dans le sol à une distance d'un kilomètre des bâtiments des réacteurs 2 et 3 du site, a-t-il précisé. Un périmètre de sécurité a été établi autour de son emplacement, mais le dispositif n'entrave en rien les travaux de démantèlement, toujours en cours près des réacteurs. Lire la suite »