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Cease threats to avoid termination - Trump's Defense Secretary, Mattis warns North Korea

Cease threats to avoid termination - Trump's Defense Secretary, Mattis warns North Korea DPRK is short for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Pyongyang's efforts to develop a nuclear-capable ballistic missile arsenal "will continue to be grossly overmatched by ours and would lose any arms race or conflict it initiates", the Pentagon chief said, adding Washington and its allies in the Pacific "have the demonstrated capabilities and unquestionable co... [Full Article...]

Surprise! Andy Samberg & Joanna Newsom Had a Baby

Surprise! Andy Samberg & Joanna Newsom Had a Baby It's the first child for both Samberg and Newsom, who have been married since 2013. As Us Weekly noted, Samberg expressed interest in parenthood in early 2016, telling reporters at a Fox party that "I would love a baby someday", and that, at the time, he and Newsom didn't feel pressure from child-bearing friends to get pregnant. [Full Article...]

Biggest Dino Ever May Have Been as Heavy as Space Shuttle

Biggest Dino Ever May Have Been as Heavy as Space Shuttle While it is part of the titanosaur family, the dino is part of a whole new species and genus, meaning the team had to give it a name. Researchers named it Patagotitan mayorum , combining Patagonia and titan, along with a host family's name. [Full Article...]

Qatar announces visa-free entry for 80 countries

Qatar announces visa-free entry for 80 countries Qatar is not ranked as a prime tourist destination like Dubai , which has big shopping and leisure centres, but the gas-rich country, which hosts the soccer World Cup in 2022, expects the move will attract more visitors. "With this announcement we are already turning the pages of the Next Chapter of Qatar's journey towards 2030", commented Al Ibrahim. As far as Russian Federation and the remain... [Full Article...]

NCLR, GLAD File Suit Against Trans Military Ban

NCLR, GLAD File Suit Against Trans Military Ban The complaint seeks a declaration Trump's proposed ban on transgender military service is unconstitutional and an injunction barring it from going into effect. All five transgenders stated they came out as transgender precisely because of the ban repeal. President Trump is facing a lawsuit over his plan to ban transgender military service. [Full Article...]

#AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who held victim responsible for being stalked

#AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who held victim responsible for being stalked The 29-year-old woman from Chandigarh said she was followed and nearly kidnapped by two men - one of them being the son of Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala - who chased her auto as she drove home in Chandigarh on August 5 midnight. So, basically, Bhatti suggested a time curfew for women traveling late at night. "#AintNoCinderella", tweeted Sharmistha Mukherjee, a politician from the Congress... [Full Article...]

Moscow Mule mugs banned in Iowa over copper poisoning fears

Moscow Mule mugs banned in Iowa over copper poisoning fears CBS News reports the state has adopted the Food and Drug Administration's Model Food Code. For the uninitiated, a Moscow Mule has vodka, ginger beer, and lime, and thus is acidic, explains Live Science . One of the most talked-about cocktails this week is the trendy Moscow Mule, but for all the wrong reasons. Although the copper mugs may look stunning, they aren't necessarily healthy when used t... [Full Article...]

Perseid Meteor Shower happening this weekend

Perseid Meteor Shower happening this weekend Anyone hoping to catch a glimpse of the meteor shower is advised to head to areas away from street lights to see the best of the showers. Arriving just a week after a full moon, visibility may be obscured by the light of the moon and only 40 meteors an hour will be visible to naked eye in the eastern sky, it said. [Full Article...]

No need to panic, Guam governor says after North Korea threat

No need to panic, Guam governor says after North Korea threat As North Korea responded to that Kim Jong Un-esque ultimatum with overt threats against Guam , U.S. B-1Bs based on the island drilled with their Japanese and South Korean partners, "demonstrated the U.S. Forces and reduce their bases in Guam and other regions to ashes." adding, "The KPA air force is put on alert". We're going to keep Guam safe. In 2013, in response to threats from North Korea, ... [Full Article...]

'Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai', Sikkim standoff not serious issue, says Dalai Lama

'Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai', Sikkim standoff not serious issue, says Dalai Lama The Tibetan spiritual leader urged China to embrace democracy. Despite China making it clear that the Indian Army needs to withdraw first from the Doklam plateau for meaningful dialogue to take place, the Army is waiting to see whether Chinese Army officers and soldiers will travel to five designated Border Personnel Meeting Points on Independence Day on August 15 to greet their Indian counterpa... [Full Article...]

Franklin expected to become Atlantic's 1st hurricane of the season

Franklin expected to become Atlantic's 1st hurricane of the season Most of the major hurricanes that have made landfall over the years have been Cape Verde storms. Tropical Storm Franklin is beginning to impact mainland Mexico and is expected to become the first hurricane of the season shortly before it makes landfall. [Full Article...]

Dallas Pastor Says Trump Given God's Authority To 'Take Out Kim Jong

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke to reporters Wednesday after President Donald Trump and North Korea traded escalating threats of "fire", with the North saying it was examining plans for attacking Guam to contain U.S. "A Christian writer asked me, 'Don't you want the president to embody the Sermon on the Mount?'" Jeffress recalled, referring to Jesus's message in Matthew 5-7 . [Full Article...]

Trump tweets classified info he saw on 'Fox & Friends'

Trump tweets classified info he saw on 'Fox & Friends' On Tuesday, Trump retweeted a story that said us spy agencies have detected North Korea "loading two anti-ship cruise missiles on a patrol boat on the country's east coast just days ago". "It's incredibly unsafe when things go out to the press like that". "You are not only just getting a scoop on something, you are playing with people's lives, and this has got to stop". [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort's Home Raided by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Paul Manafort's Home Raided by Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents had a search warrant and came to the former Trump campaign chairman's Virginia home to get "documents and other materials", the newspaper reported. Manafort has been a subject of a longstanding FBI investigation into his dealings in Ukraine and work for that country's former president, Viktor Yanukovych. [Full Article...]

The Fall Of Netanyahu And The Rise Of "Israel's Macron"

The Fall Of Netanyahu And The Rise Of With the Israeli-Palestinian peace process stalled and gains made between Mr. Netanyahu's government and the Palestinian Authority and Jordan on water and electricity issues, the Israeli public could continue to favor the conservatives, electing parties that put security first and expand, or at least further legitimize, Israeli settlements in the West Bank. [Full Article...]

Roman Home of Jesus's Disciples Discovered in Israel

Roman Home of Jesus's Disciples Discovered in Israel Archaeologists from Kinneret College, Israel and Nyack College in NY, completed their excavations at the el-Araj site last month, which has always been considered the location of ancient Julias, also known as Bethsaida. But while several locations near the Sea of Galilea have previously been touted as the location of Julias, new archaeological evidence suggests that it may have been located on a s... [Full Article...]

Trump TV Hostess is New Face of the GOP

Trump TV Hostess is New Face of the GOP The first video of these " real information", not necessarily more favorable to Donald Trump , thus came on the page Facebook of the former real estate magnate, there is a little more than a week. But the positive-spin, week-in-review theme is hardly new in the realm of the digital-age presidency. "I bet you haven't heard about all the accomplishments the president had this week because there'... [Full Article...]

Politics of health care fight takes its toll on Nevada's Heller

Politics of health care fight takes its toll on Nevada's Heller The Nevada Republican said he plans to campaign on the promise of supporting Trump's agenda, which he claims Heller hasn't done. Mr. Tarkanian is a longtime runner for office, he but has yet to have a successful bid. "I will join Senator Lee, Senator Cruz and Senator Paul fighting for real reforms against the liberals in our party", Tarkanian said, referring to some of the Senate's most conser... [Full Article...]

USA flies bombers over Guam

Guam is home to thousands of U.S. service personnel and key military bases. "The Strategic Force of the KPA has taken special note of such maneuvers", the statement reads. The North is apparently unnerved by the frequent appearance of Guam-based USA bombers near its territory. Guam's Department of Homeland Security and Office of Civil Defense says it is monitoring North Korea with US militar... [Full Article...]

Cool week continues, rain in forecast Wednesday

Cool week continues, rain in forecast Wednesday Clouds increase throughout the afternoon on Friday , it will be warm in the low 80s, and there is a chance for rain late in the day. As of right now, the weekend still looks mostly dry, just be ready for a chance for some showers and storms by the afternoon, but not a washout. [Full Article...]


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