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Trade dispute with South Korea hurts Sony

Trade dispute with South Korea hurts Sony Pyongyang warned last week that further nuclear talks could be derailed if Seoul and Washington push ahead with the manoeuvres, which began on Monday. In the KCNA statement Tuesday, the North held out the possibility of more dialogue. "It is too axiomatic that a constructive dialogue can not be expected at a time when a simulated war practice targeted at the dialogue partner is being conducte... [Full Article...]

Is Boris Johnson heading for a no-deal Brexit?

Is Boris Johnson heading for a no-deal Brexit? It is then expected Jeremy Corbyn would try to create his own government - which would most likely fail - making way for the rebels' "government of national unity". Officials in Brussels are said to have been shaken by reports that Mr Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings has said it is too late for MPs to block a no-deal break on October 31. [Full Article...]

Texas Gunman Stopped at Walmart Because He Was Hungry

At a press conference Monday, hospital officials confirmed that two more had passed away from injuries, one being the victim police had tweeted about earlier in the day. The County of El Paso's state court has "pre-file case" listed for "State of Texas vs Patrick Crusius" that shows a single charge of capital murder against Crusius. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify

Hong Kong descends into chaos as violent protests intensify A small group of violent radicals were at the forefront of the protests, with "some kind-hearted citizens who have been misguided and coerced to join" in the middle, said the document, attributed to representatives Yang Guang and Xu Luying. [Full Article...]

Walmart to stick with gun sales after El Paso store shooting

Walmart to stick with gun sales after El Paso store shooting A four-page statement posted on 8chan, an online message board often used by extremists and believed to have been written by the suspect, called the Walmart attack "a response to the Hispanic invasion of Texas". The mass shooting in El Paso killed 22 people , including 8 Mexicans. "Not many people said Obama is out of control", read the quote from Brian Kilmeade. [Full Article...]

Brazil inmate disguises as daughter in escape bid

Brazil inmate disguises as daughter in escape bid A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape a high-security prison by dressing up as his teenage daughter - even planning to leave her behind in jail, according to authorities. As prison officials make him take off his elaborate disguise, he eventually appears in the flesh, wearing a sullen expression. A spokesperson for the prison authority added: "Even though he had the face of a girl, he didn't... [Full Article...]

RCMP divers deployed in search for teenaged murder suspects

RCMP divers deployed in search for teenaged murder suspects According to MyGrandePrairieNow.com , the RCMP have confirmed the pair were seen in a Fairview Gas Station on July 20. The RCMP said in an August 5 press release that the URT completed their work and that they will not be conducting any additional dives. [Full Article...]

Mexico exploring legal action against the U.S. following El Paso shooting

Mexico exploring legal action against the U.S. following El Paso shooting He also said that Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador had told him to take swift legal action to protect the families affected. On Monday Mexico is to deliver a diplomatic note to Washington, demanding that it "set a clear and forceful position against hate crimes". [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico House confirms Pierluisi as secretary of state

Puerto Rico House confirms Pierluisi as secretary of state If the Senate votes no, Pierluisi said , he will step down and hand the governorship to the justice secretary, the next in line under the constitution. The governor's office said lawyer Pedro Pierluisi had been sworn in as governor despite the controversy surrounding the appointment. Protesters say the government is corrupt and Pierluisi is not an acceptable replacement because he's a member of... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to produce INF-banned missiles if USA does so: Putin

Russian Federation to produce INF-banned missiles if USA does so: Putin US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said at the weekend that he would like to deploy the new intermediate-range missiles in Asia, but denied that this would spark an arms race as the weapons are not nuclear. These means include X-101 and Kinzhal air-based missiles, sea-based Kalibr cruise missiles and prospective systems, including hypersonic Zircon missiles, the president said. [Full Article...]

Cloudflare terminates service to 8chan after recent United States shootings

Cloudflare terminates service to 8chan after recent United States shootings United States cyber security firm Cloudflare will terminate online message board 8chan as its customer after a shooter used the messaging forum just before killing 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso , Texas on Saturday. "But it sets a unsafe precedent when a company that most of your viewers have never heard of is effectively deciding what can and cannot be on the internet". [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder in fall

Mitch McConnell fractures shoulder in fall On Sunday at 1am, nine people were killed during a mass shooting in Dayton , Ohio. The spill comes as McConnell, 77, faces increasing pressure for the Senate to take up a House-passed gun-control measure in the wake of mass-shootings in El Paso , Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday that left a total 29 people dead . [Full Article...]

Dayton, Ohio Shooting Victims died in 2019 - Obituary

Dayton, Ohio Shooting Victims died in 2019 - Obituary Those killed included Betts' sister. Twenty-seven other people were injured when Connor Betts, 24, fired dozens of shots. Nine people were killed and 27 others were injured just as bars were closing at around 1 a.m.in Dayton's popular Oregon District. [Full Article...]

Trump administration sanctions Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif

Trump administration sanctions Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif But Mr Zarif said sanctions against him signalled Washington's "failure in dialogue and diplomacy". Tensions have soared since the Trump administration began stepping up a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran. Trump came close to retaliating, but said he called off an airstrike at the last moment. For most nations, there just isn't a high priority on this, as the Strait is open, and t... [Full Article...]

Lam: HK on verge of unsafe situation

Lam: HK on verge of unsafe situation The Chinese-controlled city has been rocked by months of protests that began against an extradition bill that would have allowed people to be sent to mainland China for trial and have since evolved into calls for greater democracy. Henry Tong, wearing a helmet and a first aid vest associated with the anti-extradition bill protests, poses for pictures with his wife, Elaine To, after getting m... [Full Article...]

At Least 29 Dead After Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio

At Least 29 Dead After Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio The second unfolded early Sunday morning in Dayton, Ohio , where a gunman killed 9 people and injured at least 16 more . The El Paso shooter expressed support for the Christchurch gunman and reportedly said his own goal was to stop the "Hispanic invasion of Texas" with the shooting in the largely Latino border city. [Full Article...]

Veronica Escobar, El Paso congresswoman: Trump 'is not welcome here'

Veronica Escobar, El Paso congresswoman: Trump 'is not welcome here' According to Dujarric, the secretary-general says hate speech must be condemned by "refusing to amplify it, countering it with the truth, and encouraging the perpetrators to change their behavior". Congress has proven unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation this session, despite the frequency of mass shootings, in large part because of resistance from Republicans. [Full Article...]

Erdogan: Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria

Erdogan: Turkey to launch offensive in Kurdish-controlled area in northern Syria Turkey has been very frustrated with the United States, which made an agreement with Ankara to implement a safe zone in northern Syria. A Turkish National Security Council statement last week said in that case the zone would be called a "peace corridor" and would eventually be used to host Syrian refugees based in Turkey. [Full Article...]

Instagram And WhatsApp Will Add 'From Facebook' To Their Names

Instagram And WhatsApp Will Add 'From Facebook' To Their Names The Information reported on the planned change, and it appears that Facebook has confirmed that it is indeed planning to do so. If you didn't already know, Facebook owns the biggest messaging app WhatsApp and the biggest photo-sharing platform Instagram . [Full Article...]

N.Korea absent, United States envoy has good talks with Japan, S. Korea

N.Korea absent, United States envoy has good talks with Japan, S. Korea The secretary of state said decades of U.S. alliances and investment had helped Asia walk from poverty to prosperity, as he aired the Trump administration's "Indo-Pacific" strategy in Bangkok. Pompeo is in Bangkok to attend the Association of South-east Asian nations (Asean) foreign ministers' meeting. Their meeting comes amid tensions between the world's two largest economies in regard to a trade... [Full Article...]


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