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People GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for Gorkhaland
Author: 0 GJM delegation meets Rajnath, presses for Gorkhaland

Representatives from GMCC, an alliance of 13 different political and non-political groups, who have been spearheading the movement had met home minister Rajnath Singh at his residence on Sunday, whereby the home minister had requested the GMCC to lift the indefinite hunger strike so that a conducive atmosphere for talks could be established.

People Are Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Safe?
Author: 0 Are Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Safe?

Is there another story you'd like us to VERIFY? In India, the Delhi-based Science Popularisation Association of Communicators and Educators will live-stream the upcoming celestial event from the US. You can avoid the rush by having a plan for getting to your destination and getting there early. To help the community safely view the August 21 eclipse, Yorkshire Eye Clinic is giving away free eclipse glasses on a first-come, first-serve basis.

People China vows to adhere strictly to United Nations sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 China vows to adhere strictly to United Nations sanctions on North Korea

He stressed that Beijing is willing to sacrifices its own economic interests "for the sake of supporting worldwide system of nuclear non-proliferation and to maintain peace and stability in the region". So far, efforts by U.S. president Donald Trump's administration to pressurise North Korea into abandoning its nuclear and missile ambitions have gained little traction.

People US Needs '5 Minutes' To Nuke North Korea For Guam Attack
Author: 0 US Needs '5 Minutes' To Nuke North Korea For Guam Attack

Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting South Korea, Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States.

Author: 0 Guam Residents Fear Attack After North Korea Statements; Gov. Says 'No Threat'

The already high tensions on the Korean Peninsula spiked further last week as the North threatened to fire missiles into waters around Guam, a key strategic point for the US military where some of its strategic weapons are deployed, including B-1B and B-52 strategic bombers and the THAAD missile defense system.

People Big Ben to fall silent for four years during renovation
Author: 0 Big Ben to fall silent for four years during renovation

Tourists walk past Big Ben in Westminster, London June 10, 2017. Earlier, Big Ben would fall silent for service in 2007 and before that in 1983-1985 year for a previous large-scale reconstruction. One working clock face will remain visible during the haitus, powered by an electric motor. Much of the complex dates from the mid 19th century and is riddled with asbestos, while pollution is causing the stonework to decay.

People Nikki Haley: New UN Sanctions a 'Gut Punch' to North Korea
Author: 0 Nikki Haley: New UN Sanctions a 'Gut Punch' to North Korea

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, has expressed no interest in walking away from his nuclear and ballistic missile program, and the country has survived past sanctions. Mr Haley finished: "It was really me saying how many more ICBM tests we are going to have before we do something, and at what point are we going to show action.

People NYC prepared for president's return to Trump Tower
Author: 0 NYC prepared for president's return to Trump Tower

The president is in the middle of a 17-day "working vacation" at his Bedminster golf club , and he tweeted on Monday that he's "going to NY next week for more meetings". "We are very confident we can handle any situation including if the president decides to go out to a restaurant or anything like that", de Blasio said.

People North Korea threatens strike on base with Ellsworth airmen
Author: 0 North Korea threatens strike on base with Ellsworth airmen

The North Korean army would complete its plans in mid-August, ready for leader Kim Jong Un's order, state-run KCNA news agency reported , citing General Kim Rak Gyom, commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army. Tourists walk through a shopping district in Tamuning, Guam - the nearest U.S. territory to North Korea. "There's no real protection against a missile, in my opinion".

People Trump touts his achievements in new ad
Author: 0 Trump touts his achievements in new ad

As the nation reeled from the violence that engulfed Charlottesville over the weekend, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign seemed to think it was the ideal time to release its first television ad . "Democrats obstructing. The media attacking our president". Trump declared his intention to run for re-election at the very beginning of his presidency and has taken part in several campaign events, including holding a $35,000-per-seat fundraiser in June.

Author: 0 North Korea will develop Guam strike plan by mid-August: KCNA

Padilla said while the North Korean threat is a source of concern, the Philippine government is optimistic that diplomatic mechanisms between North Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN), which the Philippines now chairs, will ease the tension.

People Crowd Rushes to Help After Car Crashes into Protesters in Charlottesville
Author: 0 Crowd Rushes to Help After Car Crashes into Protesters in Charlottesville

The mayor of Charlottesville blamed the nation's intensifying political divisions for the violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters that left three dead. "There is no place for you here, there is no place for you in America". Some have called on President Donald Trump to deliver a more direct statement of disapproval after he spoke out against "this display of hatred, bigotry and violence and many sides".

People Egyptian train crews held following fatal crash
Author: 0 Egyptian train crews held following fatal crash

One eyewitness said the two trains mounted into the air "forming a pyramid" after they slammed into each other at a suburban station on the edge of the Mediterranean port city. The state-run news agency MENA reported that the public prosecutor ordered the chairman of Egypt's Railway Authority and nine other officials to be summoned for interrogation over the accident.

People Amid North Korea Threat, Trump Weighs Military Action In Venezuela
Author: 0 Amid North Korea Threat, Trump Weighs Military Action In Venezuela

Firing back at Trump's threat, Maduro's son - speaking as a newly elected assembly member - said rifles would "arrive and take the White House" if Venezuela was "tarnished" by U.S. "Military force must be the last option, not the first". Venezuelan Information Minister Ernesto Villegas tweeted Friday evening that Venezuela's diplomatic body has been summoned to the Foreign Relations Ministry on Saturday, where they are expected to issue a statement in response to the "imperial threat" to ...

People Amazon offering refunds for bogus eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Amazon offering refunds for bogus eclipse glasses

However, not all of the glasses found on the site are safe to use, with some vendors selling counterfeit or unsafe versions. Florissant Fossil Beds - Join park staff to celebrate the partial solar eclipse and learn how to safely view the eclipse by making pinhole cameras.

People Australian deputy PM reveals he may be New Zealand citizen — BBCI
Author: 0 Australian deputy PM reveals he may be New Zealand citizen — BBCI

He said he meant to fulfil his normal duties as deputy prime minister, because the government's legal advice indicated he would not be disqualified by the court. Should he be ineligible to sit in the lower house, a by-election would need to be held in his seat of New England. "In fact we were all British subjects at that time", he said.

People United States seeks 'effective' ties with China's military
Author: 0 United States seeks 'effective' ties with China's military

But they're also saying that the possibility of war with the reclusive Asian nation is greater than it was a decade ago. "It's not something that is imminent and the American people should know that this administration is doing everything within its power, the president has enabled the intelligence community, the Department of Defense, to be sure that we're protecting America from this threat", Pompeo said .

People United Nations chief calls for calm after post polls violence erupts in Kenya
Author: 0 United Nations chief calls for calm after post polls violence erupts in Kenya

The situation remained tense in Kibera, Nairobi's biggest slum, where small groups of demonstrators used rocks and burning tires to barricade a road before being dispersed by the paramilitary forces. A series of election observers and western officials have advised the losers in this year's election to accept defeat . "Specifically, these cases indicate that the casualties were felled by bullets and the same has been corroborated by family and community members who have indicated that they ...

People Police officer stabbed by suspected IS terrorist
Author: 0 Police officer stabbed by suspected IS terrorist

A police officer has been stabbed to death by a suspected member of Islamic State, according to Turkish media. Turkey's official news agency says three men suspected of carrying out murders on behalf of the Islamic State group were arrested.

People Chief of US JCS Due in South Korea
Author: 0 Chief of US JCS Due in South Korea

Nobody at the office picked up the phone after regular working hours. Last week, while on a working vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey, Mr. Trump's refusals to rule out a pre-emptive military action against the North if it carries out a threat against US forces in Guam caused global leaders to call for both sides to ease tensions.

People Centre to exempt Tamil Nadu from Neet this year
Author: 0 Centre to exempt Tamil Nadu from Neet this year

Mr. Krishnasamy contended that if the ordinance was promulgated and the State exempted from NEET for a year, the students who had already written the examination would be deprived of their chance to apply for medical seats in other States. Tamil Nadu Health Minister, C Vijayabaskar will submit the Ordinance to exempt the State from NEET for 1 year. Hours later, Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan along with two other senior officials left for Delhi.

People Man fatally shoots 3 people in Wisconsin, police say
Author: 0 Man fatally shoots 3 people in Wisconsin, police say

According to scanner traffic, three people were shot at point blank range and two victims were transported to the hospital. At least two of the three victims were from Aurora, Illinois, WDJT-TV writes. The venue, located at 18411 1st St. (Highway KR) in Union Grove , was hosting the "Larry's Fun Fest" which drew 5,000 people from Milwaukee, Chicago and other areas, authorities said.

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