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Trump says "military option" possible in Venezuela

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On Thursday, Maduro had said he wants to meet with Trump and instructed his foreign minister to try to arrange a telephone conversation with the US president. The United States has joined Mexico, Colombia and Panama in saying that they would not recognize the voting results. "The Pentagon has not received any orders with regards to Venezuela ", Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon said, according to CNN . Read More »

European Union to hold 'special' session on N. Korea next week

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The EU said nine people and four entities, including North Korea's state-owned Foreign Trade Bank, had been added to a list of those subject to an asset freeze and travel restrictions. The DPRK's actions, which the statement says "gave threat to global peace and security", will block transactions in coal, iron and iron ore, ban imports of copper, nickel, silver and zinc from North Korea, as well as suspend scientific and technical cooperation and even slow the flow of earnings made by the ... Read More »

Nigeria forces raid UN Maiduguri base

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At circa 0500 hours today, members of the Nigerian security forces entered the United Nations base for humanitarian workers in Maiduguri without authorisation. General Ibrahim Attahiru, who commands operations in Borno state where Maiduguri is located, said on Saturday that the army "will continue to work toward providing and enabling a conductive environment to United Nations agencies to enhance their operations". Read More »

Gorka publicly shuns Tillerson's effort to scale back North Korea red line

The State Department says President Donald Trump is "on the same page" with the rest of US government with his fiery threat to North Korea . US defense and national security officials have repeatedly touted the capabilities of the USA missile defense shield over the last several weeks, in the wake of a pair of successful test launches by North Korea of its latest intercontinental ballistic missile in July. Read More »

Douglas County confirms 2017's first case of West Nile Virus

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It was found in a pool of mosquitos where a trap was placed in the city of Grand Rapids. The infected person is a woman under 40 years old, the Douglas County Health Department said in a press release. The West Nile virus was first detected in New York City 18 years ago. While most people with the virus will experience mild or no symptoms, some can develop severe symptoms including high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, ... Read More »

Pretium Resources Inc. (PVG): A Detailed Look at its Institutional Ownership

It has underperformed by 2.50% the S&P500. 205,439 were reported by Global X Ltd Liability Com. With 1.63 million avg volume, 9 days are for Pretium Resources Incorporated (NYSE: PVG)'s short sellers to cover PVG's short positions. On Friday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". The company was maintained on Sunday, August 23 by Sterne Agee CRT. Read More »

US Speaking With 'One Voice' On North Korea, State Dept Spox Says

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The European Union says it's concerned about tensions over North Korea and that the standoff can only be resolved by peaceful means, as a war of words escalates between Washington and Pyongyang. "It looks like more backbiting and internal discord", said the Post . After being asked about Trump's threatening statement , Nauert remarked during a press briefing that the president had "used the language that Kim Jong-un will understand" and that this week had been "a good week for ... Read More »

Suspect accused in deadly crash at Charlottesville rally from Ohio

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Thomas stated that 14 of those injuries resulted in individual engagement. A 32-year-old woman who was crossing the street was killed and 19 people were injured, the Associated Press confirmed with hospital officials. The females identity has not been disclosed at this time. Lorenz reports that authorities believe that the suspect acted out of fear as protesters swarmed the vehicle, some allegedly acting violent. Read More »

Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea

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The editorial claimed that Kim Jong-un's army is "capable of fighting any war the USA wants" and that the military is "on the standby to launch fire into its mainland, waiting for an order of final attack". Washington and Pyongyang have been engaged in an escalating war of words since Wednesday when Trump warned of " fire and fury like the world has never seen" if the North continues escalating its nuclear threat. Read More »

Danish submarine owner arrested over journalist's death

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Peter Madsen faces manslaughter charges over the disappearance of the female journalist. The 40-ton, almost 18-meter-long (60-foot-long) vessel has been described as the largest privately built submarine of its kind. She also was not identified by name. Divers were initially unable to safely enter it. They were hoping to tow it to port on Saturday and open it then, the statement said. Read More »

Amit Shah officially invites Nitish Kumar to join NDA

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Singh as its leader in the Rajya Sabha . He tweeted that yesterday JD (U) Chief Nitish Kumar had visited him at his residence and he invited him to join JD (U) with NDA. The JD (U) spokesperson alleged that Sharad Yadav won from Madhepura with the BJP's support in 1999. He has taken care of such concerns in the Bihar council of ministers. Read More »

Dead, 2 Injured in Conn. Small Plane Crash

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The pilot, a female who has yet to be identified, was extricated from the plane and taken by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital with life threatening injuries. Arrow Aviation is the same company that owns the plane involved in the deadly plane crash in Danbury, July 30. Police said the co-pilot, a flight instructor employed by Arrow Aviation; Anthony J. Read More »

Almost 3.5 million North Koreans sign up to fight against US

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If the USA and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Korean Peninsula, China will prevent them from doing so ". Guam Governor Eddie Calvo (R) posted a video of the call on YouTube , in which Trump can be heard telling Calvo that the U.S.is "with you 1,000 percent". Read More »

Trump speaks with Guam governor amid North Korea threat

Territories like Guam , which North Korea has threatened to attack in response to Donald Trump's constant bluster about preemptive strikes. "It just looks like a handsome place", Mr. The threats of possible aggression against Guam - often referred to as the "tip of the spear" - have become a focal point of debate about the presence of United States military forces on the island. Read More »

Fresh Assam floods kill 5, affect 11 lakh people

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Over 10 lakh population in 19 districts of the state have been affected so far, with Dhemaji and Bongaigaon being worst hit. The authorities opened 268 relief camps in 14 districts where 63,797 displaced people were lodged. Saying that flood is not only Assam's problem as it also causes havoc in neighboring coutries like Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh etc, Sonowal stated that a multi state and multi nation approach for finding permanent solution to the problem of flood would be adopted by the ... Read More »

Ministerial meeting of BIMSTEC kick-starts in Kathmandu

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The joint statement expressed satisfaction that the member States have commenced negotiations on BIMSTEC Convention Against Trafficking in Persons. Speaking about the outcome of the first meeting of BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs in New Delhi this year, she said a holistic approach was adopted to tackle traditional and non-traditional security challenges, which threaten the region. Read More »

Damond's Fiance: Felt Like Privilege To Love Justine

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He shared with the crowd some of the optimism expressed in three or four pages of words she would free-write every morning. It's the latest piece in an outgoing attempt to determine the exact series of events on July 15 after Noor, who fired the fatal shot from inside a police squad, declined to interview with the BCA. Read More »

Bomb kills at least 15 in Pakistani city of Quetta

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He said a state of emergency had been imposed in the city and all hospitals were on alert. The army truck was passing by Quetta's Pishin Stop area of the city when it was targeted by the explosion. "Our resolve won't succumb to any challenge", Gen Bajwa said. Baluchistan borders Iran and Afghanistan and has been the scene of a low level insurgency by Baloch separatists groups who want a greater share of the province's mineral and gas resources. Read More »

Helicopter reportedly crashes in woods in Albemarle County

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Images from United States media show police embracing one another near the crash site. At least one person was killed and 19 injured when a auto plowed into a group of counter-protesters. Their names have not yet been released to the public. One person died earlier Saturday after a crowd plowed into a group of counter demonstrators in downtown Charlottesville. Read More »

Trump Calls Guam Amid North Korea Tensions, Says: 'You Are Safe'

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Eddie Calvo dismissed the North's statements, saying they came from a "positon of fear", Reuters reported . Guam is equipped with a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system created to shoot down incoming missiles. "This is a time of threat to the United States". More so than an actual attack, O'Neal said she's concerned about the political rhetoric surrounding North Korea's capabilities. Read More »

N. Korea rejects talks with South

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He urged North Korea to first halt tests for an "extended period", however often such confidence-building measures have failed. The ARF, launched in 1994, is a rare multilateral diplomatic stage to which North Korea also sends its foreign minister annually. Read More »

Sebastian Gorka Dismisses Rex Tillerson's Reassurances on North Korea

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Trump's unexpected remarks prompted North Korea to respond by saying it was considering plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. They did not detail whom specifically Trump and Kelly spoke with. Rubio's defense of the President's comments is at odds with the opinions of some of his colleagues in the Senate - including Republicans - who criticized Trump for the harsh rhetoric. Read More »

Missile incoming? Head underground, Guam tells residents

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President Donald Trump on Friday again delivered a bold warning to North Korea, tweeting that the USA military is "locked and loaded" if the isolated rogue nation acts "unwisely", escalating an exchange of threats between the nuclear-armed nations. Read More »

Eggs containing pesticides found in 17 countries

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Rosario said the others are Sweden, Britain, Austria, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Denmark and Switzerland. Heavy and prolonged exposure can damage the kidneys and liver or cause seizures. In France, Agriculture Minister Stephane Travert said that tests on imported eggs contaminated with pesticide show no risk to public health. Samples of eggs on sale in Hong Kong have been found to be tainted with unsafe levels of insecticide as a contamination that ... Read More »

$393M winning Mega Millions ticket sold in IL, lottery officials say

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Lottery officials said the jackpot was the largest in almost a year, and the fifth largest in the 15-year history of the drawing. However, that amount was shared between several ticket holders. This was after another California man Jack Freney won $191 million a few months earlier. "You see more individuals in line purchasing the two tickets when the two recreations are over $300 million", said Jeff Lenard, representative for the National Association of Convenience Stores, whose ... Read More »

Mattis praises diplomatic effort to deal with North Korea

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McMaster spoke on the phone for 40 minutes early on Friday, a spokesman for the presidential Blue House in Seoul said . On Wednesday night, North Korea's military said President Donald Trump's warning of " fire and fury " if it threatens the U.S.is a "load of nonsense". Read More »

Karzai reacts at alleged civilian deaths in United States airstrike

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Hajji Saz Wali, the governor of Haska Meena, said the victims included women and children. Friends and family pray during a funeral procession for victims of a US airstrike in the Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan , Aug. The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai reacted at the alleged civilian deaths in an airstrike of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan. "On Thursday afternoon, the American forces bombarded a civilian private vehicle... Read More »

Wrong man arrested in United Kingdom jogger-rage case

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His lawyers released a statement, after their client was cleared, saying the man could prove he was in the United States when the incident occurred on May 5. Mat Knowles, the investigating officer from the Putney Safer Neighborhood Team, said in a statement. According to CBS News , the woman encountered the man again about 15 minutes later, after people had rushed to check on her wellbeing. Read More »