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US Will Talk to N. Korea if it Stops Missile Tests

US Will Talk to N. Korea if it Stops Missile Tests North Korea said the latest sanctions infringed its sovereignty and it was ready to give Washington a "severe lesson" with its strategic nuclear force in response to any U.S. But U.S. intelligence officials told Reuters there was still no reliable evidence that North Korea had fully mastered the process. Earlier in the day, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his U.S. [Full Article...]

Man kills himself after shooting officer in Brooklyn, authorities say

Man kills himself after shooting officer in Brooklyn, authorities say Cops and EMTs headed to the suspect's home after his mother called police, reporting him as emotionally disturbed, but unarmed and nonviolent, sources said. Officers were told the suspect was armed with some type of rifle, what the NYPD refers to as a "long gun". Heavily armored police and a number of ambulances are in the area, and a number of blocks have been closed. [Full Article...]

Trump More Popular Than Congress — CNN Poll

Trump More Popular Than Congress — CNN Poll Although Democratic leaders in Congress have a higher approval rating, 34 percent, 59 percent - six in ten respondents - disapprove of the congressional Democrats' progress. a third (32%) who say disagreement from Republicans is to blame. "We can't afford politicians like Jose Felix Diaz who want to make healthcare more expensive for our families just to give the wealthiest 1% another tax break"... [Full Article...]

BC government seeks intervener status on Trans Mountain expansion

BC government seeks intervener status on Trans Mountain expansion The NDP said it's still exploring other potential measures to prevent the expansion, but had nothing further to announce Thursday. The NDP government has hired former judge Thomas Berger to provide legal advice as it seeks intervener status in court challenges against the federal government's approval of the $7.4-billion project. [Full Article...]

Trump Admin Aims To Target Poor Immigrants With New Bill

Trump Admin Aims To Target Poor Immigrants With New Bill The Cotton-Perdue bill, which was drafted with the assistance of the Trump White House staff, proposes to cut green cards only for refugees, not for those who arrive in the USA on temporary work visas such as the H-1Bs, used by United States firms to hire high-skilled foreign workers , each for a maximum period of six years. [Full Article...]

Trump Thanks Putin for Expelling US Diplomats

Trump Thanks Putin for Expelling US Diplomats After sanctions were imposed by USA targeting Russia, North Korea, and Iran, Moscow reduced the number of American diplomatic personnel by 755 people. Several US investigations are looking into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, which allegedly meddled in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Man barricaded inside auto on I75 in Monroe County, highway shut down

Man barricaded inside auto on I75 in Monroe County, highway shut down They negotiated with him for several hours. "The suspect was using the Facebook Live app to say his intentions". Police said a negotiator was able to talk the man into surrendering peacefully. State police said the interstate would open soon after they took the man into custody without incident. All travelers are advised to avoid the area. [Full Article...]

Rev. Jeffress: Bible Gives Trump 'Moral Authority' to Remove Kim Jong

Rev. Jeffress: Bible Gives Trump 'Moral Authority' to Remove Kim Jong Jeffress also praised Trump for his "very measured" and "thoughtful" approach to the presidency since taking office on January 20. Jeffress told The Washington Post "that gives the government the authority to do whatever, whether it's assassination, capital punishment or evil punishment , to quell the actions of evildoers like Kim Jong Un". [Full Article...]

CNN Bounces Polarizing Contributor For 'Sieg Heil' Tweet

CNN Bounces Polarizing Contributor For 'Sieg Heil' Tweet After receiving initial blowback on Twitter, Lord explained his confusing issuance of the Nazi victory salute by implying that it was a joke or that it was meant to further highlight Carusone and Media Matters' "fascist" agenda. Carusone responded to Lord in a tweet, "Your headline has a mistake in it". "Why do you oppose mocking Nazis and fascists?" A few hours prior to CNN's announcement, ... [Full Article...]

God stops by Colbert to talk Donald Trump and nuclear war

They're a US territory. "According to the Washington Post, North Korea now has the ability to fit miniature nuclear warhead on missiles that are capable of reaching North America", he said. "They will be met with the fire and fury like the world has never seen". Colbert took that moment to hide beneath the camera. "You'll get us all killed", Colbert warned. [Full Article...]

Former Gov. Bill Richardson weighs in on North Korea threat

Former Gov. Bill Richardson weighs in on North Korea threat The analysts also asked aloud how North Korea had been able to get its hands on so much military technology and the capacity to build nuclear warheads and intercontinental ballistic missiles. The commander of the North Korean army made more threats Wednesday night, saing they will have a plan to fire on Guam by the middle of this month . [Full Article...]

State of emergency declared in New Orleans

State of emergency declared in New Orleans In the aftermath of the fire, the city can now only power 38 of the 58 pumps that drain the city's east bank, Landrieu said. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said during today's meeting that more disciplinary action could be taken, but that now wasn't the time to discuss it. [Full Article...]

Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it

Half of Republicans would back postponing 2020 election if Trump proposed it Respondents were initially asked voter fraud-related questions (including who won the popular vote in 2016 - since Trump claims he did - if illegal votes were found and thrown out) before moving to the topic of delaying the 2020 election. But we must be careful not to undermine free and fair access to the ballot in the name of preventing voter fraud . Forty-seven percent of GOP or GOP-leaning r... [Full Article...]

Guam residents nervous over N.Korea threat

Guam residents nervous over N.Korea threat Madeleine Bordallo , Guam´s delegate to Congress, said North Korea´s nuclear capabilities were "deeply troubling", but she was confident the island was safe and protected. Security Council vote to authorize sweeping new sanctions that target one-third of the North's exports. Security and defence officials on Guam say there is no imminent threat to people there or in the Northern Mariana Isla... [Full Article...]

Nuclear Plant Discovers Unexploded Bomb Leftover From WWII

Nuclear Plant Discovers Unexploded Bomb Leftover From WWII Tens of thousands of residents had to evacuate the area after a reactor meltdown in 2011 following an natural disaster and tsunami. As reported by Daily Mail, a spokesman for Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said that the concerned authorities called in police to investigate when the 2.9 foot-long object was discovered by the workers. [Full Article...]

Dalai Lama Says India, China Should End 'Not Very Serious' Doklam Standoff

Dalai Lama Says India, China Should End 'Not Very Serious' Doklam Standoff Continuing, the Dalai Lama said, "I do not think it [the Doklam standoff] is very serious". Even in 1962, Chinese forces had reached Bomdilla, (and) eventually withdrew. Since then, the Dalai Lama has been one of the many contentions between the two Asian rivals as China suspects India of providing assistance to the Buddhist spiritual leader in spearheading a revolution aimed at ending China's con... [Full Article...]

EU Observers: No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election

EU Observers: No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election As they wait for final results to be tallied and confirmed, many Kenyans are nervous of a repeat of the clashes that killed about 1,200 people after a bitterly contested 2007 election. Kenya's election commission dismissed Odingas's claims on Wednesday. With nearly 99 percent of the votes counted, incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta is in front with 54 percent of the vote, ahead of opposition leader Ra... [Full Article...]

Shehbaz Sharif will be PML-N new President :Zafarul Haq

Shehbaz Sharif will be PML-N new President :Zafarul Haq Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif is determined to hold a rally in his powerbase of Lahore despite a bombing in the city on Monday that killed one person and raised fears for the PML-N chief's safety. Meanwhile, in another challenge to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party, firebrand opposition cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri returned home after mostly living overseas amid pending court-ca... [Full Article...]

Paola resident wins $2 million playing Powerball

Paola resident wins $2 million playing Powerball Wednesday's drawing was worth $323.5 million. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1-in-292,201,338. The winning numbers in the August 5 drawing were 11-21-28-33-45 Powerball 11 Power Play 2. Players have 180 days for the date of the drawing to claim prizes. The victor, who made a decision to remain anonymous, matched the first five numbers but not the Powerball to wi... [Full Article...]

Kenyans vote in general election

Kenyans vote in general election Meanwhile, International election observers Thursday called for restraint as Kenyans await the announcement of the official results from the nationwide polls. John Mahama, chief election observer for the Commonwealth and former president of Ghana, said election observers do not have the capacity to investigate the hacking allegations, and noted that Kenya's voting and counting system appeared "cre... [Full Article...]


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