• Utah House Primary Ensures Curtis Gets Chaffetz Seat
Utah House Primary Ensures Curtis Gets Chaffetz Seat

Curtis, the mayor of Provo, Utah, earned 40.5% of the vote , while fellow Provo politician Christopher Herrod received 31.1%. The victor of Tuesday's primary will be the overwhelming favorite in the November special election in a district where Republican voters outnumber Democrats five-to-one.

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  • The Newcastle United flop who persuaded Joselu to join Magpies
The Newcastle United flop who persuaded Joselu to join Magpies

Newcastle have been targeting the 27-year-old Spaniard, as well as Arsenal's Lucas Perez, in recent weeks as Benitez attempts to add firepower to his team. The Chronicle claim that Joselu was not on Benitez's initial list of targets this summer but, after failing with other bids, the Spanish boss was convinced that the Stoke forward could be a g...

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  • Instagram makes comment navigation easier with threaded replies
Instagram makes comment navigation easier with threaded replies

This makes it much easier for users to track conversations related to photos and videos. The new update is similar to the threaded comments seen on parent company, Facebook. Instagram comment threads took a note from Facebook. Instagram said that the filter scanning for spam is created to work in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, J...

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  • Monuments removed following violent racist protest
Monuments removed following violent racist protest

Workers remove a monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland , Aug. 16, 2017, after it was taken down in Baltimore. The city's decision follows a mass hate rally in Virginia last weekend that left one counter-protester dead and almost 20 others injured when a vehicle barreled down a narrow street into anti-racist demonstrators.

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  • Doklam standoff: United States asks India, China to resolve issues through 'direct dialogue'
Doklam standoff: United States asks India, China to resolve issues through 'direct dialogue'

Personnel from both sides received minor injuries and the situation was brought under control after the customary banner drill under which both sides hold banners before stepping back to their respective positions, PTI reported. "It is childish behaviour". Even though the intrusion is not a major affair, its timing is suspect, as it happened on...

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  • North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All
North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All

Next week's start of U.S. "We hope for a peaceful resolution but we needed to seriously have a conversation about what might happen if there was military action", Gen Dunford said. The North replied by setting a mid-August deadline to finalise plans to test-fire its missiles towards Guam, a United States territory in the Pacific.

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  • Fourth executive leaves Trump's manufacturing council after Charlottesville comments
Fourth executive leaves Trump's manufacturing council after Charlottesville comments

Earlier, first one to leave the council, CEO Merck and Co.'s Kenneth Frazier , had cited Trump's passive and delayed response in denouncing the hate groups responsible for the Virginia violence as the basis of his resignation. Plank is now the second CEO to step down from the council this week. They have also loudly opposed him on immigration ...

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  • Mehbooba Mufti welcomes Modi's remarks on Kashmir
Mehbooba Mufti welcomes Modi's remarks on Kashmir

There is no question of being soft on terrorists and terrorism will be dealt with an iron fist, he said. Modi said there would be an India by 2022 where farmers would be able to sleep without any worry and earn double than what they earn now.

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  • Top US General: US-Korea Working Through 'Technical Issues' on THAAD
Top US General: US-Korea Working Through 'Technical Issues' on THAAD

Moon's promise came at a time of heightened tension between the United States and North Korea , which earlier in August threatened with a plan to launch four missiles towards areas close to Guam, where important American military bases are stationed.

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  • State's IT blocks blue whale links
State's IT blocks blue whale links

The statements of the family have been recorded and investigations are on, police said. Admitting to being the driving factor behind the suicides of youngsters playing the game, Philipp Budeikin, who claims to have created the game, says that the victims were just "biological waste".

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  • US says still interested in dialogue with NKorea
US says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

Defence secretary Jim Mattis warned it would be "game on" for war if North Korea fired missiles that hit the U.S. or its territories, including the Pacific island of Guam . President Donald Trump says North Korea's leader will "regret it fast" if he threatens or acts against Guam, or any other USA territory or ally.

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  • Hope Hicks Tapped to Be Interim White House Communications Director
Hope Hicks Tapped to Be Interim White House Communications Director

However temporary it is, it was the latest reshuffling in the White House and comes at a time when the president's remarks on white supremacistswere drawing fire from Democrats and Republicans. In Hicks' video feature for the "30 Under 30" profile, she sang Trump's praises and explained the challenges and merits of working in the White House press ...

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  • Rays hope to build on breakout game vs. Jays
Rays hope to build on breakout game vs. Jays

They've made unbelievable plays for me all year. "It's unfortunate. I felt okay, I thought I did make some decent pitches and next thing I know, I'm down six runs". The 24-year-old lefty hadn't won a game since September 22, 2016. Alex Colome pitched the bottom of the ninth for his 35th save. Snell surrendered a grand slam to Kendrys Morales in a l...

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  • Top US general says it's Trump's decision whether to strike N. Korea
Top US general says it's Trump's decision whether to strike N. Korea

The United States and North Korea have been trading barbs on potential military attacks, with Pyongyang threatening to fire four intermediate-range ballistic missiles over Japan to land in waters in the vicinity of the U.S. Pyongyang claims the drills are war preparation and has signalled it would back down in the face of any action by the US. ...

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  • China suspends North Korean iron, seafood imports
China suspends North Korean iron, seafood imports

Earlier Tuesday, the unpredictable and isolated North Korean leader had been briefed by his missile forces on a "plan for an enveloping fire at Guam", according to the North's official KCNA news agency. "If they shoot at the United States, I'm assuming they hit the United States - if they do that, then it's "game on", when asked if he considere...

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  • Philippine police kill 32 in 'shock and awe' drug raids
Philippine police kill 32 in 'shock and awe' drug raids

Police conducted 49 sting drug operations in Bulacan that resulted in about 20 armed encounters, Caramat said. The heads of the Central Luzon and Metro Manila regional police forces were among the awardees in the recent Police Service Anniversary for their accomplishments in the war against illegal drugs .

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  • Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats
Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats

Tuesday marks the anniversary of Japan's expulsion from the Korean peninsula , a rare holiday celebrated by both the North and the South. Moon and Kim, who has not been seen publicly for several days, are both expected to make addresses on their respective sides of the heavily militarised border.

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  • Indian troops foil China's incursion attempts in Ladakh
Indian troops foil China's incursion attempts in Ladakh

Personnel from both sides reportedly received minor injuries. A day after a major scuffle, including stone pelting, between Indian and Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh after the security forces foiled an infiltration attempt by China's PLA (People's Liberation Army) soldiers, sources said there has been a Brigadier-level meet in Chushil village...

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  • MH370: New Analysis Spots Objects Near Plane's Likely Crash Site
MH370: New Analysis Spots Objects Near Plane's Likely Crash Site

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has today released an explosive new report that effectively narrows the search zone for the missing plane down to an area half the size of Melbourne. But he said Malaysia has not given up on the search and it had called for a meeting with Australian and Chinese authorities to discuss an offer from a private ...

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  • Guam sees North Korea tensions as easing
Guam sees North Korea tensions as easing

China urged the US and North Korea to urgently "put the brakes" on provocative actions and words on Tuesday after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared to back away from a threat to fire missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam .

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  • Leaving Cert Points System Overhauled
Leaving Cert Points System Overhauled

The freephone helpline is open from 10am on results day, Wednesday August 16, to take calls from students and parents seeking advice and up to date information on what choices are available to students. However, I am sure that the wait will be worth it in the end and that the work put in by students over the last two years pays off. This year see...

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  • Central Intelligence Agency chief: Nothing imminent' in standoff with North Korea
Central Intelligence Agency chief: Nothing imminent' in standoff with North Korea

Instead, at the recent ASEAN security summit in the Philippines, Tillerson indicated the USA would be open to talks if North Korea merely stopped the missile launches. The timing of Moon's speech, a proponent of increased engagement and dialogue with his northern neighbors, was likely meant to hammer home the importance of Seoul's role in finding a...

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  • Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets
Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets

You'd think watching him up close and personal every day at practice and during match play defenders would have a good idea about what he is going to do. "We did well in the first leg, but we have to play the whole tie until the end". He is a star of the Brazilian team, one of the best and we will welcome him with open arms.

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  • Obama's tweet on violence in Charlottesville most liked post in Twitter history
Obama's tweet on violence in Charlottesville most liked post in Twitter history

As of early Wednesday, Obama's tweet had been liked about 2.8 million times, surpassing a tweet that American pop singer Ariana Grande sent after a terrorist attack at one of her concerts in Britain earlier this year. Former US President Barack Obama's anti-racism tweet has gained a record number of likes and an enormous amount of shares. The...

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  • Tiny drone lands on Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier
Tiny drone lands on Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier

Six tugs escorted the ship into harbour to assist and manoeuvre the ship on to her berth in the naval base. A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said: 'We take the security of HMS Queen Elizabeth very seriously. According to local media reports in Scotland, the drone user managed to fly it past armed patrol boats before landing on the deck o...

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  • Rep. Keith Ellison says Kim Jong Un 'acting more responsible' than Trump
Rep. Keith Ellison says Kim Jong Un 'acting more responsible' than Trump

Kim, who inspected the command of the North's army on Monday, examined the plan for a long time and discussed it with army officers, the official KCNA said in a report . This doesn't go without saying , however that if North Korea were ever a serious threat in which a missile came close to our country, our armed forces would be more than read...

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  • Abbott signs bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion
Abbott signs bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion

The so-called "bathroom bills" have caused rifts among Republicans who control the state's legislature, leaving no likely path to passage before a 30-day special session wraps on Wednesday, analysts and lawmakers said on Monday. He acknowledged the courts are expected to get involved as well, as some Texas cities and school districts fight to keep ...

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  • Alt-Right leader holds press conference after Charlottesville rally
Alt-Right leader holds press conference after Charlottesville rally

What Donald Trump has done today is an unforgivable betrayal of his supporters", the message said". "We will share informations and support any actions taken to not allow this event to take place", the page says. From a United Kingdom perspective, the scenes of the characters dressed up in military gear with big guns were particularly frightening...

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  • Trump's Endorsement Of The Confederacy Just Lost Him America's Unions!
Trump's Endorsement Of The Confederacy Just Lost Him America's Unions!

Trump returned to blaming "both sides", apparently meaning white supremacist and radical leftist groups, for the violence Saturday in Charlottesville , Va., which left one woman dead from an attack by a auto allegedly driven by a white supremacist.

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  • Amazon warns about counterfeit eclipse glasses
Amazon warns about counterfeit eclipse glasses

Some people will even get to see a total eclipse , where the moon completely blocks out the light from the sun. Skywatchers should note that it is never safe to look directly at the sun, even during a partial eclipse . occurred in 1979, and the last eclipse to cross the entire country was almost a century ago. Library Director James Oda...

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  • Seoul warns U.S. against unilateral military action on N Korea
Seoul warns U.S. against unilateral military action on N Korea

World stocks rose on Monday along with U.S. Treasury yields and the U.S. dollar as investors regained an appetite for riskier investments. The nation has been threatened that they will be met with fire and fury if they attack the U.S.

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  • 4 things to know about North and South Korea
4 things to know about North and South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the country will expand its diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve North Korea's nuclear and missile issues, vowing to prevent a war from breaking out on the Korean Peninsula. The general said it's important "that the Korean people and the American people know that we are capable of protect...

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  • Trump's reelection campaign releases TV ad
Trump's reelection campaign releases TV ad

The campaign advert, whose message was approved by President Trump , reiterated the message put out by the president, particularly in recent months, that he is being blocked by Democrats despite having a majority in the White House, the House and the Senate.

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  • Would firing Bannon turn Breitbart against Trump?
Would firing Bannon turn Breitbart against Trump?

Scaramucci said . Bannon, the former leader of conservative Breitbart News website, has been a contentious figure in a divided White House for months and has been viewed as on the outs before. Bannon, Gorka and Miller serve as senior advisors to the President. He drew the fury of Bannon's supporters by recently overhauling the White House's ...

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  • Independence Day: Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir
Independence Day: Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir

Meanwhile, Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control (LoC) and across the world will observe the India's Independence Day, on Aug 15, as Black Day to convey the message to the global community that India has usurped their inalienable right to self-determination by the dint of force.

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