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DPRK conducts large-scale artillery drills on army anniversary: Yonhap

The DPRK tended to mark significant dates by displaying its military capability. North Korea's drills coincided with military exercises held by US and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula. Separately, envoys from South Korea, Japan and the U.S. have been meeting in Tokyo to discuss North Korea's refusal to abandon its nuclear program. Read More »

Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress


Trump, in a private meeting with conservative media outlets, said he might wait until Republicans begin drafting the budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on 1 October to seek government funds for building a wall along the US-Mexico border, the White House confirmed. Read More »

Man Killed in Crash Involving Double Tractor-Trailer


A fatal crash closed part of Prince William Parkway's northbound side in Manassas, Va., for Tuesday morning's commute. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Prince William County Police Department. The driver of the trailer was not injured. After the crash, fire and rescue crews worked to contain a fuel leak from the truck. The intersection reopened shortly before 9 a.m. Read More »

Police had Paris attacker in their grasp


Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve accused Le Pen of attempting to make political hay out of the killing, saying she was "seeking, as she does after every tragedy, to take advantage of it". Le Pen, a 48-year-old mother of three, has distanced herself from her father, National Front party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, who has been convicted of crimes related to anti-Semitism and mocked the Holocaust as a "detail" of history. Read More »

Communist Party backs Jeremy Corbyn at general election

It may mean voting Labour. The Labour leader will make the pledge as he addresses trade union members in Scotland, insisting his party will "never, ever apologise" for its close ties to the unions. Theresa May said the Brexit vote should have been a "wake-up call for a generation of politicians who have taken the people for granted for too long" but instead other parties had "closed ranks". Read More »

Trump calls 100-day assessment "ridiculous"


While Trump's support in his core constituencies - white voters, men and Republicans - had remained resilient throughout his lowest points on the campaign trail and into the first months of his presidency, Wednesday's edition of the Quinnipiac poll registered significant drops in all three groups since the beginning of the month. Read More »

United States missile submarine arrives in South Korea

Representatives from Japan, America and South Korea have convened in Tokyo to discuss North Korea amid growing concern that the country may carry out another nuclear or missile test, an action the United States have said would lead to a pre-emptive strike by the USA. Read More »

Updated systems are safe from NSA hack tool says Microsoft


Alternatively, the Shadow Brokers may have released the exploits already knowing they were patched by Microsoft . He wonders whether the NSA tipped off Microsoft. However, users that are still running older versions of those products should upgrade immediately, the post said. An NSA worker could have assisted Microsoft to mitigate the impact of the disclosure. Read More »

In China Muslim names like Saddam and Jihad are banned


China has released a list of banned Islamic names in the western region of Xinjiang as part of the ongoing crackdown against religion, The Guardian reported on Wednesday. "Violent incidents and ethnic tensions in Xinjiang have been on the rise in recent years, but the government's farcically repressive policies and punishments are hardly solutions", said HRW. Read More »

Dinakaran claims middleman said he's HC judge


Delhi police sources said that all calls made between TTV Dinakaran, his associates and the alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar were on WhatsApp calling. On Sunday, he was grilled by the police for 11 hours. What action has been taken against AIADMK faction leader T T V Dhinakaran when all allegations in the Election Commission bribery case are against him, a special court asked the Delhi Police today. Read More »

France: les appuis à Macron se multiplient


Marine Le Pen a entamé un long discours pour expliquer que son adversaire n'avait en fait jamais rompu avec le Président de la République. " Il l'a insultée, il l'a accusée de +crime contre l'humanité+ ", concernant la colonisation française en Algérie, " il a dit qu'il n'y avait pas de culture française, il conteste en toute circonstance l'âme, la sève de notre pays", a accusé Mme Le Pen, alors que M. Read More »

French election result gives markets a start-of-week lift

Macron on the campaign trail promised a "democratic revolution" to upset a hidebound French political system and has been every bit as dismissive of the old party dogmas as Le Pen. Macron. Sipilä's reaction followed a pattern in Europe and in France, with candidates encouraging their supporters to vote for Macron in order to defeat a far-right candidate in Le Pen who wants to withdraw from the European Union and from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, clamp down on a perceived law and order ... Read More »

Amazon launches 'Subscribe with Amazon' to sell third-party subscriptions


Amazon users will be able to subscribe to these providers depending on the areas in which they are available. Providers can manage to price and use APIs to receive orders and updates from Amazon . "Selling on Subscribe with Amazon gave us a whole new channel to reach new customers", said Julie Roehm, Creativebug Co-Founder. "The step-by-step integration guide gave us a checklist of everything we needed to do, and the sample seller account let us see what to expect before we even started". Read More »

Bargain Guide - Mario Kart 8 Deluxe


The post warns of ads for " Nintendo Switch " emulators because no such emulator exists and the downloads offered will install, "unwanted applications on your computer". For most Mario Kart fans, it seems likely that all these benefits will be enough to overlook the game's odd controller restrictions when it comes to portable split-screen mode. Read More »

Sondage présidentielle 2017 Elabe: Macron serait élu sans difficulté face à Marine


Autant son héritière, elle, se verrait très bien à l'Elysée. Le message est le même au Parti socialiste, sorti en miettes de ce premier tour, où son candidat, Benoît Hamon, n'a obtenu que 6,35 % des voix. Je veux défendre le patrimoine matériel et immatériel des Français, donc si les Français doivent avoir peur ce n'est ni de moi, ni de mon projet, mais plutôt que du programme et de la personnalité de M. Read More »

Byron York: Donald Trump's First Hundred Days an 'Executive Success'

But Scott McCommons, who said he had been a Democrat before voting for Trump in the election, said he regretted his vote for the President and felt Trump had failed to live up to his self-made reputation as a great negotiator. Although the 100-day measuring stick is often disparaged as arbitrary, research has shown that presidents have more ability to achieve goals they set early in their terms, said Julia Azari, a political science professor at Marquette University in Wisconsin. Read More »

Parisians react to first round, mull Le Pen's chances

The result revealed a country deeply divided, with Macron, an advocate of open borders and free trade, leading the vote in cities and Le Pen topping the polls in rural areas that feel left behind by globalisation. A Harris Interactive poll showed 47 percent of Fillon's voters would back Macron while 23 percent would vote for Le Pen. Hitting that angle in Rouvroy, Le Pen, after urging "all patriots" on Sunday to rally behind her, on Monday handed out leaflets in which she pledged to ... Read More »

Arkansas executes Ledell Lee, first execution since 2005 for the state

Supreme Court by casting the deciding vote to let Arkansas begin executing a group of death-row inmates. Over the next two weeks, the state meant to execute eight inmates, including Lee, but the court held up three of the executions. Arkansas had originally set out to execute the eight prisoners in a series of four double-executions over an 11-day period. Jones argues that his diabetes, high blood pressure and other conditions could cause him to suffer an "extended and painful death". Read More »

Snow could fall when Yorkshire is hit by Arctic blast


We're also expecting some wintry showers - even some snow down to relatively low levels across northern Britain. For the rest of the week, it'll be a mixture of sunshine and wintry showers, sometimes heavy, with temperatures unlikely to climb beyond 8c. Read More »

Trump Tells UNSC Members Status Quo on N Korea 'Unacceptable'

Two Japanese destroyers conducted exercises yesterday with the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group that is headed for waters off the Korean peninsula, sent by Trump as a warning to the North. Despite the presence of a US carrier group - conducting drills with Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific - lying just beyond its front door, North Korea has remained openly defiant. Read More »

US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban


Moscow says contact is limited to safeguarding security and getting the group to reconcile with the government - which Washington has failed for years to advance. The Afghan military and security forces, with 195,000 soldiers and more than 150,000 policemen, have struggled in fighting the insurgency on their own. Read More »

DJI Goggles release date and specifications revealed


Designed for drone pilots, DJI Goggles employ a pair of high-definition screens each with a long-range and low-latency wireless connectivity that enables direct control of photo and video capture. If you need to quickly or temporarily view the drone with your own eyes, the goggle flips up like a visor to allow you to see in front of you without taking it off. Read More »