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Yahoo! BooksAug 16, 2019
North Korea 'fires missiles off coast' and says talks with 'impudent' South are over
North Korea launched at least two short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean talks are over. The North has protested against joint US-South Korea military drills, largely computer-simulated, which kicked off last week, calling them a rehearsal for war. It has also fired several short-range missiles in recent weeks. North Korea fired two more short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast on Friday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement. Japan's defence ministry said it did not see any imminent security threat from the latest projectile launch. A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said initial information indicated at least one projectile was fired by North Korea and appeared to be similar to the short-range missiles fired in previous weeks. Another official said the United States was consulting with South Korea and Japan. An official at Seoul's defence ministry said the latest test involved ballistic technology and detailed analysis was under way with the United States with the possibility that the North fired the same type of missiles it used on Aug. 10. The missiles were launched shortly after 8 a.m. Friday (2300 GMT Thursday) and flew around 230 kms (142 miles) to an altitude of 30 kms (18 miles), South Korea's JCS said. The launches have complicated attempts to restart talks between U.S

Yahoo! TVAug 16, 2019
Man mistaken for protester who is mocked over his weight at Trump rally turns out to be supporter: 'I love the guy'
President Trump mocked a man for his weight at a recent rally after mistaking him for a protester. It turns out the audience member was a supporter of Trump.

Trump news: Impeachment support swells as president forced into rare apology after hurling abuse at overweight supporter (Yahoo! Books)

Yahoo! TVAug 15, 2019
ABC Fined by FCC Over ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Misuse of Emergency Alert System Tones
The Federal Communications Commission has fined ABC as well as a handful of cable networks and radio stations a collective total of more than $600,000 for falsely using emergency alert tones on the air, the Commission's Enforcement Bureau announced on Thursday.The settlements came after the FCC accused the broadcasters of misusing Emergency Alert System (EAS) or Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) tones on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," AMC's "The Walking Dead," and Discovery's "Lone Star Law," in violation of the Commission's rules.ABC will pay the biggest penalty, owing the commission $395,000 for using the sound in a segment from an October episode of the late night talk show. In the segment, Kimmel aired a fake movie trailer mocking the president's idea for a wireless alert system.Also Read: Trump Considers Executive Order to Make FCC Police How Social Media Prioritizes Content (Report)AMC will pay a $104,000 penalty for use of the emergency alert sound in an episode of the zombie apocalypse drama, while Discovery will pay $68,000 for accidentally capturing a real WEA tone while filming the Animal Planet documentary show.Spokespersons from ABC, AMC and Discovery didn't immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment.The FCC issued an advisory alongside announcement of the settlements which stated, "We remain concerned about the misuse of the EAS codes and EAS and WEA Attention Signals, or simulations thereof, to capture audience attention during advertisements; dramatic, e

Jimmy Kimmel Live! fined $395,000 over presidential alert skit (BBC Entertainment & Arts)
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