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No indication North Korean nuclear activities stopped: IAEA

No indication North Korean nuclear activities stopped: IAEA More than 57,000 South Koreans entered a lottery for the chance to meet their loved ones, which for many will most likely be the last time they will ever see each other. One 82-year-old from South Korea was reunited with her two sisters, who have both spent their lives in the North. A North Korean official intervened, telling the South Korean official, "She's just trying to show it to her famil... [Full Article...]

US deports 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard to Germany

US deports 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard to Germany Although Germany has put several aged former Nazi guards on trial in recent years for crimes committed during the Holocaust, the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said it was unlikely Palij would be prosecuted. Palij was an armed guard at a death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II, and lied to US officials about his role when he entered the United States after the war, Justice D... [Full Article...]

Former Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US

Jakiw Palij was removed from his home in Jackson Heights-video shows him being wheeled down the sidewalk. Lawmakers representing NY mounted a renewed campaign focused on the case a year ago, and the White House said in its statement Tuesday that President Donald Trump made it a priority of his administration. [Full Article...]

Cop saves three-year-old from hot auto she was locked in overnight

Cop saves three-year-old from hot auto she was locked in overnight Talk to me!" Authorities said Keller took her three children to a liquor store the night before. Dunn sprinted to his auto, turned on the air conditioning and rushed to a nearby hospital. "Drink some water, baby", Dunn said in the video. The girl's mother, 33-year-old Casey Dyan Keller, was arrested and faces charges of child neglect with great bodily harm. [Full Article...]

El Salvador Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Taiwan

El Salvador Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Taiwan Wu said Taiwan will halt all bilateral cooperative projects, cut all assistance to the former ally, and pull out its diplomatic staff and technical missions from the country that has had ties with the Republic of China since 1933. El Salvador is the fifth diplomatic loss under her presidency. The number of countries that now officially recognise Taiwan has been whittled down to 18, following m... [Full Article...]

Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack

Afghan forces free most hostages taken in new Taliban attack In a lengthy written Eid message to the nation, released Sunday, the top Taliban leader, Maulvi Hibatullah Akundhzada, appeared to reject the possibility of a truce or peace talks, asserting that the insurgents would continue fighting and insisting that the "lone option" for ending the conflict would be the complete withdrawal of USA and foreign troops. [Full Article...]

Eid al-Adha: Everything you need to know

Eid al-Adha: Everything you need to know The story of Eid al-Adha is that Prophet Abraham had a dream in which he was sacrificing his 10-years-old son, Ishmael. In the village of Mina , near the Muslim holy city of Mecca, it marks the day, millions of pilgrims perform the symbolic stoning of the devil. [Full Article...]

Kerala Floods: Focus Now on Health And Rehabilitation, Says State Health Minister

Kerala Floods: Focus Now on Health And Rehabilitation, Says State Health Minister Torrential rains in Kerala triggered the state's worst flooding in almost a century, destroying thousands of homes and roads. He said the Army, Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard were assisting disaster relief agencies in the rescue, and a total of 38 helicopters had been pressed into service along with a number of aircraft and ships to ferry resources. [Full Article...]

How investigators will use social media in the Watts family murder case

How investigators will use social media in the Watts family murder case Chris Watts , who is accused of murdering his wife and two children, told police he killed her after seeing her strangle one of their daughters, according to an affidavit for his arrest obtained by KMGH-TV. Atkinson said she called him before the bodies were found - and he allegedly revealed to her that he and Shanann were thinking about separating. On Wednesday, police took him into custody. [Full Article...]

Turnbull survives leadership contest but battle far from over

Deputy Liberal Leader Julie Bishop said she was confident Mr Turnbull would stay in the job before Australians go to the polls by May 2019. "Now there's a call for nominations". Labor's Kevin Rudd became the second Australian prime minister to be dumped while in office when Julia Gillard rolled him in 2010 just before an election. [Full Article...]

Chinese bombers training for US strikes

Chinese bombers training for US strikes China Securities Journal-a Chinese state-run financial newspaper-said in 2016 that China could build up to 20 floating nuclear plants to "speed up the commercial development" of the South China Sea, according to a report in the South China Morning Post . [Full Article...]

Leadership is declared vacant ahead of crucial party meeting by Malcolm Turnbull

Leadership is declared vacant ahead of crucial party meeting by Malcolm Turnbull Asked further about the leadership, Mr Turnbull said: "I enjoy the confidence of the cabinet and of my party room". Deputy Liberal Leader Julie Bishop said she was confident Mr Turnbull would stay in the job before Australians go to the polls by May 2019. [Full Article...]

Malcolm Turnbull: Under-pressure Australia PM drops climate policy

He said the leading conservative has "no intention of challenging Malcolm Turnbull .but if you have other information directly from the horse's mouth, then you can say so". The government has trailed the centre-left opposition Labor Party in most opinion polls since the last election in 2016. Mr Abbott can count on only a handful of supporters in the party room, but the chaos around the Governm... [Full Article...]

Barcelona police shoot man dead, with attempted knife attack considered 'terrorist act'

Barcelona police shoot man dead, with attempted knife attack considered 'terrorist act' Police said the man entered the station in Cornella, in the northeastern region of Catalonia , shortly before 4am, seeking information. Police shot the attacker dead. But he says police have found no evidence linking the incident to last year's terror attacks in Barcelona and nearby Cambrils, which killed 16 people. [Full Article...]

Nervous Korean families wait to be reunited

Nervous Korean families wait to be reunited Lee, for example, asked her son how many children he had. About 132,600 Koreans were listed as separated from their families by the end of July. "I really wish I could see them once more while I am alive, but I can't go to a reunion event again because I have already been once". [Full Article...]

Spokane air quality in the 'very unhealthy' range; 'Tuxedo Junction' concert cancelled

Spokane air quality in the 'very unhealthy' range; 'Tuxedo Junction' concert cancelled The station in Ellensburg reports "very unhealthy" levels of air pollution. The air quality level is expected to reach into unhealthy for sensitive groups. It's time to break out your particulate respirator mask. Haze and smoke from western wildfires fills the air over downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, Aug. [Full Article...]

Trump assails Mueller following Times report

Trump assails Mueller following Times report He did not identify who those members are. President Trump kicked off the week with a battery of tweets aimed at Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, calling his investigators "Thugs" and accusing them of trying to tilt the midterms - ratcheting up his attacks amid speculation over White House Counsel Don McGahn's cooperation with the probe. [Full Article...]

President Trump Blasts Social Media for Discriminating against Conservatives

President Trump Blasts Social Media for Discriminating against Conservatives But in a video posted Wednesday to the Twitter account for Infowars , Jones said the company suspended him and may shut him down completely because he violated its rules by posting a "video I shot last night saying Trump should do something about the censorship of the internet". [Full Article...]

South, North Korea families reunite decades after war

Siblings embraced - even brothers who fought on different sides during the 1950-53 Korean War. South Korean participants for a reunion arrive at the South's CIQ (Customs, Immigration and Quarantine), just south of the DMZ in Goseong, South Korea , August 20, 2018. [Full Article...]

US Senate adopts resolution backing free press after Trump attacks

US Senate adopts resolution backing free press after Trump attacks The Globe also argued that Trump's treatment of the press was encouraging authoritarian leaders such as Russia's Vladimir Putin and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan to suppress free journalism. This, in a nation whose motto is E Pluribus Unum - "Out of many, one". Ross was sacked after airing an incorrect report that it was President Trump who ordered Michael Flynn to make contact with the Russ... [Full Article...]


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