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Kim Jong-un oversees new type of cruise missile


The DFA has yet to respond to North Korea's latest launch of four antiship missiles into the sea east of the Korean Peninsula on Thursday. Roh Jae-cheon, the South Korean military spokesman, said the goal of the North Korean tests was likely to " show off its ability to precisely target a large warship". Read More »

Qatar Says Will Not Negotiate Until 'Blockade' Lifted

The council is made up of Qatar, Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Bahrain , Kuwait and Oman. "This arbitrary deadline has caused widespread uncertainty and dread amongst thousands of people who fear they will be separated from their loved ones", Amnesty's James Lynch said in a statement. Read More »

Un chasseur russe frôle un avion de reconnaissance US en mer Baltique


Un responsable de l'Otan a précisé qu'il s'agissait d'une pratique usuelle en la matière. "En général, lorsque l'aviation de l'Otan intercepte un avion, elle l'identifie de visu, en maintenant toujours une distance de sécurité". "L'Otan est en mesure de confirmer que trois avions russes, dont deux chasseurs, ont été suivis au-dessus de la mer Baltique plus tôt dans la journée", indique-t-on du côté de l'Alliance atlantique. Read More »

Man loses trousers during vehicle burglary as surveillance camera rolls


Comical video footage outside a house in Olympia, a gated community in Wellington near Palm Beach County, Florida, showed two men stopping in a dark auto when they spot an expensive sports vehicle. But the two are surprised by an approaching vehicle and start to run back to their own auto in order to flee. A man caught on camera taking a stethoscope from what appears to be a Lamborghini was tripped up by a trousers malfunction. Read More »

Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting and was convicted of subversion. Pundits interpret the message as a possibility Washington may act alone, as President Trump has said numerous times that if Beijing can not solve the North Korean issue, the capable of handling it by itself. Read More »

Tropical storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast


The latest forecast track of Cindy brings the storm right across the ArkLaTex as a tropical depression late Thursday. Areas south-southeast of Pine Bluff are forecast to see between 4 and 6 inches of rainfall with outlying portions of the state expected to receive as much as 4 inches. Read More »

Thousands walk to slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

Virginia's hate crime law requires in part that the victim was targeted because of her religion. "The Muslim community and ADAMS Center also has to address how people feel, and we know that people may feel that this is a hate crime and be outraged, and we're dealing with that", Salaam said . Read More »

Duterte signs EO regulating the use of firecrackers, pyrotechnics


DOH reported a total of 630 firecracker-related injuries during the said period-292 cases or 32 percent less compared to the same period previous year. The DOH recorded a total of 630 fireworks-related injuries and no death during the 2017 revelries. Meanwhile, 31% of the 627 injuries were caused by piccolo, a prohibited firecracker in the country, the department said, while others were caused by kwitis (14), luces (6%), five-star (5%), and "unidentified/unknown" firecrackers (9%). Read More »

Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

That was much tighter than when the same seat was up for election last November and won by Republican Tom Price by 23 percentage points. Republicans can also now breathe a sigh of relief with the knowledge that they can still win in the kind of affluent, educated districts that often favor Democrats - even with a president who has divided voters in their own party . Read More »

Grenfell Tower fire: PM apologises for local and national government failures

CNN reports that Adele visited London firefighters for a "cup of tea and a cuddle" to thank them for their work in battling the recent blaze at Grenfell tower. The government says "the expectation" is that the 68 apartments will be used as permanent residences for some Grenfell Tower residents. A "faulty fridge" is thought to be the cause of last week's London high-rise fire that claimed at least 79 lives. Read More »

FBI Call Violence At MI Airport A Terrorist Attack

US law enforcement authorities say a man allegedly involved in the stabbing of a police officer at a MI airport is a Canadian resident. Ftouhi legally entered the United States in Lake Champlain, New York on June 16th, Gelios said. Officials said the airport would remain closed until further notice. A spokesperson for the Canadian Embassy in Washington said the Canadian government and law enforcement agencies are "engaged and are cooperating fully" with their American counterparts. Read More »

Queen's Speech arrives at troubled time for Theresa May

The nine-minute speech the queen delivered Wednesday reflected Prime Minister Theresa May's weakened position - a loss of stature that has emboldened those within her own party who want a "softer" Brexit that makes a less-sharp break with the EU. Read More »

ISIS blows up historic Mosul mosque


The terror group's Amaq news agency accused American aircraft of destroying the mosque. Al-Khateeb was denounced by residents, it said. The army's 9th armoured division seized al-Shifaa district, which includes the city's main hospitals, alongside the western bank of the Tigris river, a military statement said. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy weakens; child dies from log in surf


Fans arrive at SunTrust Park for the Atlanta Braves' baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta. " Cindy does not look much like a tropical cyclone on satellite images this morning", Senior Hurricane Specialist Richard Pasch wrote in a post on the National Hurricane Center's website . Read More »

Philippe: "Aucun" problème pour que François Bayrou reste au gouvernement

Mais aussi un éloignement du gouvernement d'un ministre visé par une enquête préliminaire. Jusqu'ici le nom du député de la Manche Stéphane Travert circulait pour la présidence du groupe . La journée de mardi sera rythmée par les tractations internes pour parvenir à ce remaniement qualifié de "technique". Il était encore présenté comme tel lundi matin par Christophe Castaner, le porte-parole du gouvernement. Read More »

UK Tory govt still working on supply deal

The DUP source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it was possible that a deal was possible this week as it was agreed in principle, but some details needed to be tied down. Recent political agreements in Northern Ireland have essentially been negotiated between the DUP and Sinn Fein. "The other problem in parallel with that is that without creating a new hard border, at the same time we have to come up with solutions - especially for goods and services - but in a way that is ... Read More »

US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement


The U.S. has conducted three airstrikes over the past month against those forces as they entered the deconfliction zone and moved towards At Tanf. Yesterday, the US coalition announced that it had shot down a Syrian regime plane which was bombing predominantly Kurdish SDF positions. Read More »

What the Georgia special election may mean to Democrats and Republicans


The unpopularity of Trump and the Republican healthcare bill - along with the historic trend that the party holding the White House loses seats in midterm elections - gives Democrats hope for capturing the House in 2018. "I feel extraordinarily honored and privileged to have this opportunity to represent the people of the 6th District", Handel told Channel 2 political reporter Richard Elliot . Read More »

Départ Bayrou: un choix qui "simplifie la situation", selon Castaner

Marielle de Sarnez est coeur de la vaste enquête concernant les assistants parlementaires européens du MoDem. Lundi, M. Macron a demandé à Richard Ferrand , qui fait l'objet d'une enquête préliminaire pour une transaction immobilière impliquant son épouse, de quitter le gouvernement pour prendre la tête du groupe REM au Palais-Bourbon. Read More »

McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

Since the news of Warmbier's death , U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted , the United States "once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim". Moon took the opportunity to urge Pyongyang to return other South Korean and U.S. citizens held there, vowing to make all-out efforts for their release. Read More »

Ministre émirati: L'isolement du Qatar peut durer " des années "


Ces déclarations surviennent sur fond de crise dans le Golfe, l'Arabie saoudite et ses alliés ayant rompu leurs liens avec le Qatar, accusé de soutenir le terrorisme. " C'est également ce que demande à voir le Qatar, le Koweït qui fait la médiation, et nous-mêmes". Soucieux de se poser en rassembleur et de montrer que la situation n'était désormais plus figée, M. Read More »