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THAAD Successfully Intercepts Target in Missile Defense Test

THAAD Successfully Intercepts Target in Missile Defense Test Gen. Sam Greaves, in a statement . The system is created to intercept and destroy short, medium and intermediate range ballistic missiles during the final phase of their flight. The successful intercept was part of a test led by the U.S. The escalation of Pyongyang's nuclear program also has prompted a closer look at the effectiveness of missile defense systems maintained by the United St... [Full Article...]

Moscow says preparing 'tough response' to United States closure of Russian diplomatic compounds

According to Isvestiya, the decision came after Trump and Putin's first meeting at the G20 Summit in Germany failed to produce an agreement on the lightening of USA sanctions against Russian Federation. However, the United States ambassador's Spaso House residence and the Anglo-American School in St Petersburg would not be affected. Russia is "outraged" that the United States has not yet resolv... [Full Article...]

AFP says 5-year martial law extension 'too long'

AFP says 5-year martial law extension 'too long' Seven out of 10 Filipinos, or 78 per cent, said they were satisfied with the performance of President Rodrigo "Rody" Duterte particularly his declaration of martial law over the whole of troubled Mindanao, survey findings of a private pollster said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Reliance Jio probes alleged data breach

Reliance Jio probes alleged data breach In the Rs 999 plan , one would get 90GB with a validity of 90 Days, however, in this plan, you can use the entire 90GB of data as and when needed without any daily data restrictions. However, the most expensive postpaid plan doesn't have any daily data cap. Jio, which shook the Indian telecom market with cheap data and free calls a year ago, also said it has informed law enforcement age... [Full Article...]

Majority of Republicans believe colleges have a negative impact

Majority of Republicans believe colleges have a negative impact The latest version of the survey , conducted last month among 2,504 adults, for the first time found a majority ( 58 percent ) of Republicans saying colleges have a negative effect, compared to 36 percent saying they have a positive effect. [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain next year: Media report

US President Donald Trump to visit Britain next year: Media report British Prime Minister Theresa May had invited Trump to London when she visited the White House soon after Trump took office on January 20. The visit wasn't mentioned in the Queen's Speech because a date hasn't been fixed yet '. But the White House spokesman Sean Spicer later dismissed those reports, saying: 'While he looks forward to visiting the United Kingdom, it will not be in the next two... [Full Article...]

Iraqi Forces Liberate Mosul From ISIS

Iraqi Forces Liberate Mosul From ISIS The senior United States commander in Iraq , Lt Col Stephen Townsend, said Iraq's Shia Arab-led government had to reach out to the Sunni Arab minority community to ensure IS did not return after being defeated militarily in the rest of the country. [Full Article...]

Got you covered? 300000 umbrellas stolen in share scheme start-up

Got you covered? 300000 umbrellas stolen in share scheme start-up Why? Customers pay a 19-yuan (£2.15) deposit to unlock the umbrellas after scanning a code with their smartphone. Each lost umbrella costs roughly 60 yuan - $9 - to replace. The problems with the service are said to revolve around challenges when it comes to customers actually returning the umbrellas. Still, the fact that most of his product has been spirited away, Zhao plans to forge ahead ... [Full Article...]

Congress makes u-turn; Accepts Rahul Gandhi met Chinese envoy

Congress makes u-turn; Accepts Rahul Gandhi met Chinese envoy The Congress party, however, downplayed the meet, calling it a routine "courtesy call". Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala in a series of tweets said some news channels were running "fake news" on Gandhi's alleged meeting with Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui. [Full Article...]

Maryam Sharif appears before panama panel

Maryam Sharif appears before panama panel Both the sides also agreed on the need to holding exhibitions to promote their products. The sides held high-level talks, following which a number of new documents on cooperation were signed. However, the two countries have agreed on boosting it to 500 million dollars. Maryam appeared before the JIT on Wednesday for the first time since it was constituted in May to probe the premier's offs... [Full Article...]

DPO martyred, 11 injured in Chaman blast

DPO martyred, 11 injured in Chaman blast At least 10 people were injured in an explosion in the blast targeting the senior police officer, sources told The Express Tribune . Emergency has been declared in the hospitals. The banned Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for those attacks. Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar and Balochistan home minister Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti also condemned the attack. [Full Article...]

Turkish citizens march against Erdogan's government

Turkish citizens march against Erdogan's government Nine suspects detained after Turkish police raided a meeting held at a hotel on the island of Büyükada, across the shore from Istanbul , were reportedly planning provocative events that would fuel unrest across Turkey similar to the notorious Gezi Park riots in 2013. [Full Article...]

New Jersey Transit Train Derails in NY at Penn Station

New Jersey Transit Train Derails in NY at Penn Station Emergency fix work began Monday at New York's Penn Station, kicking off a " summer of hell " for hundreds of thousands of commuters battling chronic delays, overcrowding and frayed tempers at North America's busiest rail hub. "A New Jersey Transit train passenger, Mr. Ahmed said that one auto derailed of the train, luckily no passengers were in it and no one got injured today, but the conductors... [Full Article...]

China says U.S. has apologized for Taiwan name gaffe

China says U.S. has apologized for Taiwan name gaffe Chinese President Xi Jinping urged Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday to put aside "distractions" that have strained bilateral ties and warned that China was unwilling to compromise on Taiwan, state news agency Xinhua said. "It shows the deficiency in the professionalism on the part of the White House staff in terms of diplomacy", Wang said. At a White House briefing in February, Spi... [Full Article...]

California teenager wins lottery twice in a week

California teenager wins lottery twice in a week One of the $5 scratch-offs bought turned out to be a winning ticket worth $555,555. Who hasn't dreamed of winning the lottery? After that win, she said she was nervous and "just wanted to cry". A California teenager is lucky to say the least after winning the California Lottery twice within one week. So, what will this teen do with her $655,555 winnings? Most lottery players spend thei... [Full Article...]

Vatican Cardinal returns to Australia to defend paedophilia charges

Vatican Cardinal returns to Australia to defend paedophilia charges Australia's highest-ranking Catholic, Cardinal George Pell on Monday arrived here to face sexual abuse charges framed against him in Melbourne later this month. The former Melbourne archbishop said that he was innocent of these charges and was waiting to prove it in court, although he said in an earlier interview that he "mucked up" in some cases of paedophile priests in the 1970s. [Full Article...]

Dalian Wanda Group selling chunk of its assets for $9.3B

Dalian Wanda Group selling chunk of its assets for $9.3B The plans to part with tourism projects and hotels in the country are part of Dalian Wanda Group's ambitions to dial back its theme-park goals and address debt. It doesn't mean their businesses are in trouble. Over-leverage in China's economy has become a growing concern. The tourism sites will retain Wanda's name. [Full Article...]

Western Canada wildfires prompt evacuations of thousands in British Colombia

Western Canada wildfires prompt evacuations of thousands in British Colombia Evacuations ordered in numerous locations. The fire spread over an area of 1500 hectares on Friday at 3 pm local time. A dozen cows had to be left behind. "And my kids are obviously anxious about that". British Columbia has been placed in a state of emergency and residents urged to evacuate affected regions. [Full Article...]

Bucks County Missing Men

Bucks County Missing Men Among the missing are two teens from Lower Bucks County - Dean Finocchiaro, 18, of the Hampton Bridge section of Middletown Township, and Jimi Tar Patrick, 19, from Newtown Township. NBC Philadelphia reports that Finocchiaro was an acquaintance of Sturgis and Meo. Meo is a diabetic, another post said. The mother of 22-year-old Mark Sturgis, of Pennsburg, Montgomery County, says his auto was found... [Full Article...]

Muller stuns Nadal in marathon Wimbledon classic

Muller stuns Nadal in marathon Wimbledon classic Despite playing as cleanly as can be in the opening set - zero unforced errors - Nadal could not solve Muller's big serves and aggressive forays to the net for crisp volleys. A few games later, Nili told fans to stop doing the wave, suggesting they wait for the next changeover to resume. Luxembourg's Muller played one of the matches of his life and a shock looked on the cards when he took a 2-0 ... [Full Article...]


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