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Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of A-bombing

Taue's remarks came at a time when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) have been eyeing making Japan's first-ever postwar amendment to the pacifist charter. A dumbfounded mother stood beside her child who had been burnt black. "Unable to obtain adequate medical treatment many of these people fell dead, one by one". Read More »

Here's how solar power will handle the eclipse

Eastern Oregon is a prime viewing spot for the eclipse, and John Day Fossil Beds National Monument is preparing for big crowds starting almost a week before the August 21 show. The nearby Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge isn't planning any formal events but the eclipse will be viewable from publicly accessible parts of the refuge. Read More »

French Police Arrest Suspect in Hit-And-Run Attack on Soldiers


The Paris Police Authority said a police operation is under way in the area and they are searching for the vehicle. The mayor of Levallois-Perret, Patrick Balkany, "is indignant at this odious aggression" that he believes was "aimed deliberately" at the military, the city says. Read More »

Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy come to blows in Celebrity Big Brother


I don't like bringing up the other girls, it's a personal thing. Probing for details Jemma asked 'did you fall out?' Refusing to dish the dirt on her former friend Sarah replied: "Everyone's asking that!" Questioned by Jemma Lucy about her rumoured feud with Cheryl she admitted: "I haven't spoken to her in a while since when we were doing The Xtra Factor and stuff". Read More »

Florida Mom Drove With Daughter's Dead Body For 2 Days


The girl's dead body was inside a auto when her mother, Erica Newsome of Jacksonville, lost control of the vehicle and crashed near the West Virginia and Virginia border Sunday morning, police said. "They had said they found them at the scene of the accident, but they don't believe, they didn't believe my daughter had died in the accident". Foul play was suspected, he said. Read More »

Don't say 'climate change', Trump administration tells its Department of Agriculture: Guardian


The director of soil health division at NRCS, Bianca Moebius-Clune, listed terms that staff should avoid and provided words that they should be replaced with in an email sent out in February. "Please visit with your staff and make them aware of this shift in perspective within the executive branch". "We would prefer to keep the language as is", said one of the emails adding the need to keep "scientific integrity of the work". Read More »

Iranian Drone Buzzes US Fighter Jet Over Persian Gulf


The Navy has called this new incident between iranian forces and the us navy in the Persian Gulf as "unsafe and unprofessional". Hours before the incident, the drone was about 4 nautical miles from the Nimitz at an altitude of about 7,000 feet, the official said. Read More »

Trump threatens 'fire and fury' against North Korea


Trump , this afternoon in Jersey. "They will be met with the fire and the fury like the world has never seen". Alarm in Washington over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's pursuit of a nuclear capability has intensified in the past month after the North conducted two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles for the first time last month. Read More »

Shankersinh Vaghela mum on choice in RS poll in Gujarat

The usually quiet polls for the upper chamber of Parliament turned acrimonious and chaotic after the Congress approached the Election Commission demanding cancellation of the votes of Gohil and Patel for having shown the ballots to people other than the party's authorised representatives. Read More »

Penticton MLA responds to Clark resignation


In a second statement, this time to supporters, Clark said she was excited to see renewed engagement that she believes will strengthen the party. "A by-election must be called within 6 months of a vacancy in the legislative assembly", said Watson. Read More »

North Korea promises to take 'thousands-fold revenge' on U.S. over sanctions


It says the United Nations sanctions will never force the country to negotiate over its nuclear programme or to give up its nuclear drive. So if these are properly implemented by the customer countries, such as China , the sanctions could slash North Korea's annual export revenue by about a billion dollars, and that's a third of its annual exports. Read More »

Cause Released on Fatal Ohio Fair Incident


The statement said KMG officials traveled to the accident scene in Columbus to review video footage of the July 26 accident and conduct metallurgical tests of the beam. Kasich had ordered all rides at the State Fair to shut down until inspections could be completed. After the deadly incident, similar rides across the country were shut down as a precaution. Read More »

Australian Navy Locates Crashed US Marine Osprey Plane


The tilt-rotor aircraft looks like a conventional plane, but can take off vertically without a runway with the help of its helicopter-like rotor blades. There were 26 people aboard the aircraft, but only 23 were rescued. Australian troops are among USA -led coalition forces fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq. Read More »

Why lone gunman mowed down 8 worshippers in Anambra Catholic Church


He promised that the state government would pay the hospital bills of the victims. Twelve worshippers were shot dead at a church in southeast Nigeria on Sunday, with authorities suggesting the bloodshed was due to a local feud. "The gunmen came thinking that their target was in the church but incidentally he was not", Umar said, adding that the violence may be linked to drug-trafficking. Read More »

Japan Marked the 72nd Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima


But Japan, together with the world's nuclear weapon states and other countries under the USA umbrella have recently refused to participate in the United Nations treaty. "As long as nuclear weapons exist and policymakers threaten their use, their horror could leap into our present at any moment". Japanese officials routinely argue that they abhor nuclear weapons, but the nation's defence is firmly set under the USA nuclear umbrella. Read More »

Mueller Looks at Whether Flynn Was Secretly Paid by Turkey

They are said to have questioned witnesses about his dealings with Turkish-American lobbyist Ekim Alptekin, who paid his consulting firm Flynn Intel Group $530,000 during the United States election a year ago. The lobbyist's spokeswoman Molly Toomey insisted they were refunds for unfulfilled work, telling the New York Times: "They were legal, ethical and above board". Read More »

Bomb thrown through mosque window in US


This event is a testimony of how resilient the DFC's community is. "And so we stand with you, a million Protestants in Minnesota". Several mosques and American Muslims have come under attack amid a wave of Islamophobia triggered by statements by some of the Republican candidates during the 2016 presidential campaign, including President Trump who had proposed a complete ban on Muslims from entering the United States. Read More »

In Asia : China scores diplomatic coup in sea row


The ministers endorsed the framework on Saturday, a day before meeting with their Chinese counterpart, when they are expected to jointly adopt it. All the afore-mentioned achievements testify to the fact that China and ASEAN have the wisdom and capability to properly manage the disputes, formulate a set of regional rules that we all recognize, and preserve peace and stability in the South China Sea, according to the Chinese foreign minister. Read More »

Sikkim standoff:China warns Indian troops of 'annihilation'


India claims Sikkim border as part of its territory, while China has said that the area falls on their side as per the 1890 treaty signed between British and China. Referring to India's June 30 statement on the issue, he said it was put out after "careful deliberations". Despite China raising the ante over the Doklam stand-off, India has maintained that it will continue to engage with Beijing diplomatically to resolve the border standoff and that war is not a solution. Read More »

Israel attempts to shut down Al Jazeera's office and ban journalists


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been threatening to shut Al Jazeera's operations in the country, accusing the network of inciting violence against Israel. Al Jazeera's office in Jerusalem. According to Kara, this announcement came as a direct continuation of the decision made by a majority of the Gulf Sunni states, who determined that Al Jazeera supports terrorism and religious extremism. Read More »