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CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

In response to American officials stating that nuclear war with North Korea would never happen, Pyongyang said on Monday that any war would "only be turned into a nuclear war". "During the visit, Gen. Dunford will meet with senior U.S. and Republic of Korea military and civilian leaders", a defence department statement said.

Top US military official arrives in South Korea

The trip has been long scheduled and was not arranged in response to the North Korean nuclear threat. "I am certain the United States will respond to the current situation calmly and responsibly in a stance that is equal to ours", he said.

Omarosa Ditches Black Journalists Panel After "Aggressive" Questioning

The director of communications for the White House Office of Public Liaison was a late addition to the Friday afternoon panel at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in New Orleans. The argument erupted when Gordon, who was moderating the panel, repeatedly trashed President Trump and got snarky with Manigault. "Because if you're not on the table, you're on the menu", she said .

Filmmaker stunned as migrants dropped in Spanish enclave on jet ski

The coastguard said they were on a rickety boat off the southern town of Tarifa, in Cádiz province, where a boat full of migrants landed at a popular tourist beach on Wednesday, stunning tourists. But with the dangers faced, some may be deciding to go up along the coast instead. In Libya there "appears to be a very deliberate strategy to put people out there, in overloaded boats that begin to take on water nearly immediately and then it's a race to see how quickly the people on the boat can ...

Eric Bolling Suing HuffPo Journalist Over Lewd Photo Allegation

According to the summons, Bolling has accused Ali of injuring his reputation through "the intentional and/or highly reckless publication of actionable false and misleading statements about [his] conduct and character". Bolling was a former commodities trader who worked as an on-air personality for CNBC before joining Fox Business when it launched in 2007. 21st Century Fox says it has made sweeping changes to its human resources practices as a result of the Ailes scandal.

Charges Likely for Driver of Van Where Boy Died

When the van arrived at the destination, Myles never got out and spent the remainder of the day in the unused vehicle. The driver of the van, who has not been identified by police, said she didn't realize Myles, who would have turned 4 later this month, was still in the vehicle after picking him and other children up for delivery to another daycare location.

Three Palestinians wounded in Israeli shelling on Gaza

In response to the rocket that was sacked toward Ashkelon Tuesday night and landed in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, the IDF attacked two Hamas terror targets in northern Gaza. Israel has repeatedly said it holds Hamas, which controls Gaza, responsible for the firing and often retaliates by attacking Hamas positions. Several hours later, an "Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted two Hamas posts in the northern Gaza Strip", the spokesperson said.

United States acting like a 'naughty, spoiled child' over North Korea: Russian minister

Washington cites the conflict as a key obstacle to improved relations between Russian Federation and the United States . "We will, of course, intensify work related to import substitution, reduction of dependence on USA payment systems, on the dollar as a settling currency and so on".

Netanyahu's former aide to testify in bribery case

The evening also saw a few hundred supporters of Netanyahu's Likud Party launch a counter-protest in the prime minister's defense, necessitating the deployment of dozens of police officers to maintain order between the opposing sides. Germany postponed the submarine deal due to the investigation. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must disclose the dates and lengths of the phone conversations he had with billionaire American Sheldon Adelson , publisher of the pro-Netanyahu daily newspaper ...

Chinese tourists detained in Berlin for Nazi salute outside German parliament

Many accused the two of lacking basic knowledge of history about the Nazis and Hitler. The tourists were performing the "Heil Hitler" Nazi salute and taking photos of themselves outside the Reichstag in Berlin , where Germany's parliament convenes.

Powerball winning numbers: No victor as jackpot grows to $307 million

Illinois residents, 18 and older, can purchase Mega Millions and all of the Illinois Lottery's draw-based game tickets by using the Illinois Lottery's mobile app. The roll-up to Saturday night's Powerball drawing began June 14 and has since rolled 15 times without a top-prize victor. Drawings are televised live at 10:59 p.m.

Attack on Rahul convoy attack on democracy: Ajay Maken

Meanwhile, Gujarat Congress workers continued to protest outside the BJP headquarters in the state against the attack . Police today arrested one Jayesh Darji, a BJP youth wing member, in this connection. While terming the incident as highly condemnable and against ethos democracy in the country, he said culture of violence being encouraged against opponents is risky for democracy and the Congress workers would fight against such policies and philosophy with backing of BJP in the Country.

Bank of England cuts its growth forecasts for the UK

Good news for Buy to Let mortgage borrowers, but the reasons are less good for the economy. Wage growth was also revised down by the bank. Sterling - supported recently on hopes of an interest rate rise - fell back against the dollar in the wake of the Bank's remarks, by nearly a cent, to $1.3160.

Dilli to halli, we will defend DK Shivakumar: Congress

The Karnataka minister is hosting a group of party legislators from Gujarat at a resort near Bengaluru to avoid a break in their ranks ahead of Rajya Sabha elections on August 8. Congress' Gujarat Rajya Sabha candidate Ahmed Patel took a strong objection to the timing of the raids. About half-a-dozen note-counting machines have also been brought at two locations in Safdarjung Enclave in Delhi and in Hasan and Mysuru in Karnataka to count the cash.

Santos will not recognize Maduro's National Constituent Assembly or its decisions

The 545-member assembly unanimously elected well-known allies of President Nicolas Maduro to its leadership in a show of unity, singling that the socialists have put aside differences to focus on consolidating the all-powerful body. In another development, Venezuelan authorities, who had detained opposition leaders Antonio Ledezma and Leopoldo Lopez earlier in the week, allowed Ledezma to return home, where he was placed under house arrest, Ledezma's wife said via Twitter on Friday.

Flash Flood warning issued for Imperial County

Flash flood warnings have been issued for southeastern San Bernardino County along U.S. Highway 95 between Needles and Vidal Junction, and west along State Route 62 toward Twentynine Palms. The moisture brought thunderstorms and lightning Tuesday, with localized flooding. The county encountered a massive flash flood earlier this year at the El Capitan Canyon campground.

Teen texting manslaughter verdict could face a legal challenge

Roy died by suicide in the summer of 2014 after inhaling carbon monoxide from a truck's exhaust system to poison himself. Moniz focused on messages she sent to Roy as he sat in his truck, which was filling with carbon monoxide from a generator he had hooked up to it.

Earthquakes Shake Oklahoma in 24 Hours

The commission also said that no disposal wells are in the area but a known fault is in the vicinity. The area hit is about 15 miles (25 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. The 4.4 temblor Wednesday night is the state's fourth quake of at least magnitude 4.0 recorded in 2017, according to Oklahoma Geological Survey records.

Donald Trump imposes sanctions on Russian Federation as punishment for meddling in election

Trump issued a second statement on the bill , attacking the bill further. Trump has maintained that he learned of the meeting just days before The Times first reported on it, and previous reporting suggested he had merely signed off on the statement .

Fox News Hit With Lawsuit Over Retracted Seth Rich Story

Wheeler also alleges that a Fox News reporter made up quotes attributed to him as part of its reporting on the Rich case. " Zimmerman and Butowsky , it is claimed , sought to advance the political agenda of the Trump administration by asking Wheeler to confirm that "Rich was responsible for the leak of DNC emails to WikiLeaks", and "[he] was murdered by a Democrat operative because he leaked the emails to WikiLeaks".

Three dead in shootout at Moscow court

At least three people have been killed and two wounded in a shootout at a court in Moscow, Russian news agencies said. A bailiff and armed guard also suffered bullet wounds in the attack, lawyer Sofia Rubasskaya , who was in the building at the time, told TASS .

Police investigate body in freezer

Authorities believe the woman is 28-year-old Shannon Graves , who's been missing since February. The residence in question reportedly belonged to friends of Novoa, who had known the suspect for 5 years. Layton, Novoa's new live-in girlfriend, claimed she purchased a new freezer from Walmart July 27. So far investigators have not identified the body.

Afghan official blast at Shiite mosque kills 20

The toll was likely to rise as many among the injured remained in critical condition. Shiites Muslims are a minority in Afghanistan and have been threatened by the Islamic State group that operates in the country's east. The explosion happened at the Baqir-ul-uloom mosque in the Darul Aman area as people gathered for a religious ceremony. He said at least 25 others who sustained injuries in the attack were also shifted to the hospital for the treatment.

Increasing rain chances & cooler temperatures this week

South wind 5 to 9 miles per hour becoming west southwest after midnight. Monday .Mostly sunny. Highs near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Extended: Highs will be ranging in the 80s for many areas the next couple of days. Lows will be in the mid-70s with a 50 percent chance of rain. Friday , a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a storm after 2 p.m.

RS polls: Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and Rajput file nominations

Earlier this month, the election commission had notified election for 10 Rajya Sabha seats - 6 in West Bengal, 3 in Gujarat and 1 in Madhya Pradesh. The announcement came after BJP Parliamentary Board met here to take stock of the Bihar situation following Nitish Kumar's resignation as the State Chief Minister.

Scaramucci Rising: Anti-Leak Crusader Curries Favor With Trump

The president announced that he would be replacing Priebus with Kelly via Twitter on Friday afternoon . That victory helped catapult Priebus to the head of the Republican National Committee , putting him in place to oversee Trump's surprise win in November.

President Trump names John F. Kelly White House Chief of Staff

That same day, the feud escalated when The New Yorker revealed Scaramucci had in a phone interview attacked Priebus in harsh and even vile terms , calling him a "paranoid schizophrenic" and using a vulgar term to illustrate Priebus's attempts to block him from a White House post.

Iran, US Navies Engage in Second Encounter in One Week

The aircraft carrier flew a. In January, near the end of then-President Obama's term, the USS Mahan fired shots toward Iranian fast-attack boats as they neared the destroyer in the Strait of Hormuz, the mouth of the Persian Gulf through which a third of all oil trade passes by sea.

Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump's son worked for intelligence agency

But Browder fought back, giving an affadavit to the Justice Department accusing Fusion of acting in the interests of Russian Federation without registering as a foreign lobbying company. It's been said by people who attended that meeting. 'What they were willing to offer in return I don't know. Beginning with Lou Carter and continued with several other fine history instructors, I was taught that if someone was standing in front of the People's House or speaking from behind a podium with ...

US Sanctions On Russia Could Be "Wide And Indiscriminate"

Eager to punish Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Congress on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits Trump from waiving the penalties without first getting permission from Congress.