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Kim Jong-Un : Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack

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Despotic dictator Kim Jong-Un is now capable of hitting the USA with a nuclear warhead, according to leaked confidential documents How is the island a United States territory? "There are allies we consult with, as the president made very clear last week when he talked about our allies repeatedly in his statement". Read More »

Library and aircraft team up for solar eclipse viewing

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NASA suggests you prepare ahead of time to get the best photos. You will need solar viewing glasses to safely see the event but as the eclipse approaches, the glasses are getting harder to find. The blockage will then decline starting at around 2:47 p.m. and will continue to decline until the sun is again unobstructed at around 4 p.m. All such sources of light should look dim through real eclipse glasses. Read More »

North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move

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Defence secretary James Mattis said the United States military would know the trajectory of a missile fired from North Korea within moments and would "take it out" if it looked like it was going to hit the small Pacific island. "The U.S. has done all sorts of wrongs to the DPRK ... but now it finds itself in an ever worsening dilemma, being thrown into the grip of extreme security unrest by the DPRK". Read More »

Donald Trump on Charlottesville

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But the ADL leader courted controversy when he asserted that Trump needed to ensure that there were no "links" between the current White House staff and white supremacist organizations. Acosta's quip, by itself, was nothing special, but given the fact that Trump had just claimed to have held a press conference that never happened, it was spectacular. Read More »

Mattis: US would 'take out' any NKorean missile aimed at US

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North Korea's military has said it plans to fire four medium- to long-range missiles at the US Pacific territory and is waiting for approval from the nation's leader Kim Jong Un . He judged that Pyongyang saw a window of opportunity opening up with the US and South Korean presidential elections, with the potential for policy vacuum to ensue. Read More »

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent, say US officials

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Calvo said he did not expect the crisis would have a major impact on the island's tourism industry, which draws more than 1.5 million tourists a year. North Korea then warned that a plan to attack Guam would be in place by mid-August . Andrei Lankov, a director at KoreaRisk.com, wrote for CNN in April the fate of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi is especially pertinent - "the only dictator in history who agreed to abandon his nuclear program in exchange for promised economic ... Read More »

White nationalist loses job after photo goes viral

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An online crowdsourcing campaign is underway to identify demonstrators who attended white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville , Virginia, over the weekend. One man wants to change that, reports CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave. "I was able to go through those public profiles, look at more pictures to determine, you know, that they were in fact the same person", Smith said . Read More »

Las Vegas vigil happening Sunday night for Charlottesville victims

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Scroll through his photos. Similar rallies took place across the country. Matthew Lyon, of Oakland, carrying a sign that said "Rise up + Resist", said he came to help make a statement that the violence and racism perpetrated in Charlottesville will not be accepted, nor should it be allowed to spread - which he warned it could if left unchecked. Read More »

India Celebrates 71st Independence Day With Faith and Expectations

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Well, all eyes are now set on Red Fort where PM Narendra Modi will deliver the Independence Day speech. Mr Modi also criticised people for using religion to incite violence. "The drive against black money has led to the discovery of many shell companies. I will read those ideas myself and shall try to express them in whatever time I have with me on 15 August", Prime Minister Modi said. Read More »

Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight

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The moon, which will be three-quarters full at the time of the peak, will rise around 11 p.m., meaning the spectacle will be more hard to see, according to Space .com. "It's a shooting star!" Astronomers have confirmed that there will be a meteor shower later tonight. "Unfortunately, the sky will not be fully dark, as more than half of the Moon will be lit". Read More »

CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

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The North's leader ordered the army to be fire-ready should he make a decision for action, the report said. In his first public appearance in about two weeks, Kim Jong Un inspected the command of the North's army on Monday, examining a plan to land four missiles near the U.S. Read More »

ASU professor says denuclearization of North Korea unlikely without war

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US President Donald Trump has warned of " fire and fury " and that the US military is "locked and loaded", while North Korea has responsed with threats to target Guam. Instead of letting it escalate to the point where North Korea actually has ICBM nukes armed and aimed at the USA, he's trying to stop it. Unfortunately, the talks have made limited progress . Read More »

Arsenal 4-3 Leicester City: Analysis as Gunners edge opening day thriller

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The former captain of Manchester United (which plays West Ham United Sunday, 11 a.m.in the final match of the weekend) returned to his boyhood club, as Romelu Lukaku went the other way and joined the Red Devils this summer. The Arsenal-Leicester result is a effect of the way they play". Ramsey smashed a sitter from a few yards out and Giroud headed the game victor off the crossbar. Read More »

Many Victims of Charlottesville Crash Improving

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Ivanka's statement stood in contrast to her father's, which denounced the violence in Charlottesville but did not specifically single out the white nationalists who had sparked it. "I was just feeling so sick in the last 24 hours, watching the rise of Fascism in our country", said Erin Roycroft, who stood in a garden outside Portland City Hall, listening to speakers. Read More »

High Court to rule on whether Barnaby Joyce is a New Zealander

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The Australian government is essentially accusing the ALP and its New Zealand equivalent of the type of worldwide conspiracy the Central Intelligence Agency normally gets blamed for. The New Zealand Labour Party has fired back at Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop for making "false claims" about the party. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop sought to turn the tables on Bill Shorten on Tuesday, accusing the Australian Labor leader of treachery and ... Read More »

Japan ready to protect Guam, defense minister says

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Ellison and even Pentagon sources tell CBN News , the rush is on by North Korea to create more ballistic missiles, using technology from China and Russian Federation. They're not a guaranteed defense, however. Collina echoed Wolfsthal's assessment, saying defense systems are largely symbolic. The US military has conducted two ICBM interceptor tests since May. Read More »

Korea: 3.5 million sign up to fight against US

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He later retweeted a posting from U.S. Pacific Command that showed B-1B Lancer bomber planes on Guam that "stand ready to fulfill USFK's #FightTonight mission if called upon to do so". The possibility of escalation is made even more acute by the lack of any means of official communication across the Demilitarized Zone, though there has been no easing of the barrage of inflammatory comments in the US and the North since new sanctions against North Korea were announced last week. Read More »

Chinese president speaks with Trump, urges calm

While Mr Trump's critics accuse him of inflaming tensions with Pyongyang , Guam governor Eddie Calvo said he was grateful the USA leader was taking a strong stance against North Korean threats against his Pacific homeland. He said it could be assessed "within moments" if a missile fired from North Korea was on track to hit Guam . "No, I don't think so". " North Korea , we never settled that war , it was just a peace agreement but they've changed a lot". Read More »

Montrealers hold rally against white nationalists after Charlottesville attack

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Horrific footage from the scene shows the moment 20-year-old James Alex Fields drove the muscle vehicle into the group who were protesting a rally staged by white nationalists. A USA judge held James Fields , 20, without bond on a second-degree murder charge. "I've never spoken with the gentleman ( Fields ), I don't know anything about him", he said. Read More »

Trump Condemns the KKK, Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists, and Other Hate Groups

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That initial response garnered criticism from Democrats and many in Trump's own party. "You have a president who doesn't have the guts to say what the vast majority of the people understand to be true, that white supremacy and neo-Nazism have got to be condemned", Sanders said, describing his disappointment in President Trump for what Sanders said was a weak response to the situation Saturday. Read More »

Berkeley hot dog restaurant fires employee after attending Virginia rally

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One of the scary yet unsurprising things Yes, You're Racist has exposed is how many of these men have connections to conservative political figures. "These people went with the intention of making a statement and I think they should have expected to be in pictures", Allison Matherly, coordinator of digital engagement at Texas Tech University told NBC News. Read More »

Top US officer warns N. Korea that US military is 'ready'

People familiar with the contacts say they have done nothing thus far to quell tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile advances, which are now fueling fears of military confrontation. It's tempting to think that's why the USA and South Korea are still at odds today. but, there's more to it than that. "This is the world's largest and most unpredictable chess game that we've seen in a long time ", Manzullo said, calling the risk of a nuclear attack real. Read More »

US President Donald Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property practices

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Many experts have voiced concerns over the U.S. government's plan to invoke Section 301, a trade tool frequently used by Washington before the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) came into existence. "Considering the importance of the China-U.S. relations, China is willing to make joint efforts with the United States to keep trade and economic relations on sustained, healthy and stable development on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit", the Ministry added. Read More »