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Trump's manufacturing panel CEOs, companies comment on Charlottesville

Trump's manufacturing panel CEOs, companies comment on Charlottesville His resignation came shortly after Trump told reporters on Tuesday that "both sides" were responsible for violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville , Virginia. The events in Charlottesville on Saturday killed one woman and injured 19 other individuals after a auto rammed into a crowd of people present at a "Unite the Right" rally populated by white supremacists, neo-Nazis and ... [Full Article...]

Texas passes 2 new abortion-related laws

Texas passes 2 new abortion-related laws If no bill passes, Gov. Greg Abbott could call a second special session. This bill is an important step toward providing Texas with critical information when abortions are performed. The measure that advanced the farthest was Senate Bill 3, which passed easily on a party-line vote in the Republican-controlled Senate and then died in the House. [Full Article...]

White national extremist set to speak at University of Florida

White national extremist set to speak at University of Florida It's not affiliated with the university and no student groups are sponsoring it, the letter explains. " Racism is evil, and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists , and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans", Trump said , reading slowly from prepared remarks. [Full Article...]

A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now

A snapshot of Guam before US-North Korea conflict and now Separately, Mr Moon met with the top USA military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford, in Seoul , who said the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation and if a diplomatic push or sanctions did not work. [Full Article...]

The Public Pulse: Reach out to North Korea

The Public Pulse: Reach out to North Korea North Korea's military has reacted angrily by stating its preparedness to "contain" the U.S. bases on the Pacific island of Guam with missile strikes. Google Trends reported that there is no way to know what will happen if missiles strike the U.S. However, Trump said that the Communist regime will be met "with fire and fury like the world has never seen". [Full Article...]

Bannon vs. Murdoch, Breitbart vs. WSJ: The proxy war over Trump

Bannon vs. Murdoch, Breitbart vs. WSJ: The proxy war over Trump A Trump critic during the 2016 election, Palomarez oversaw the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce when it issued its first ever presidential endorsement for Hillary Clinton, citing Trump's inflammatory rhetoric towards Latinos and minorities. [Full Article...]

Rouhani warns Iran can quit nuclear deal over new United States sanctions

Rouhani warns Iran can quit nuclear deal over new United States sanctions Earlier this month, the Trump administration imposed new sanctions against six Iran-based satellite companies after the State Department warned that an Iranian rocket launch breached a United Nations security council resolution. "The bill also imposes a visa and travel ban on US military and security organizations and their commanders who have provided financial, intelligence, military, logistic... [Full Article...]

Kenya: Odinga puts off announcement on "next plan of action"

Kenya: Odinga puts off announcement on A statement by Musalia Mudavadi, one of the leaders of the National Super Alliance opposition coalition issued a statement saying the consultations are taking longer than anticipated. The NGO Coordination Board on Monday claimed it had de-registered the Kenya Human Rights Commission. President Uhuru Kenyatta celebrates with Deputy President William Ruto after he was announced victor of the pre... [Full Article...]

Kenyans Await Word on Election Challenge From Odinga

Kenyans Await Word on Election Challenge From Odinga Outrage from Odinga's supporters followed his claims of election rigging in favour of Kenyatta. Kenya's oversight body for non-governmental organizations announced late Monday it had de-registered the Kenya Human Rights Commission. The U.S. government later congratulated President Kenyatta on his reelection but expressed concerns over reports of violence in the country. Police have fatally sho... [Full Article...]

Army Launches Mobile Strike Force to Crush Boko Haram Insurgents

Army Launches Mobile Strike Force to Crush Boko Haram Insurgents Scores of people were feared killed by suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers at a market in the village of Konduga in northeast Nigeria's Borno State , multiple sources said late Tuesday. The news channel quoted a medic from a hospital in Maiduguri as saying that 28 people were killed at the explosion site, while two others died after being taken to a hospital. [Full Article...]

Disappointing finish to PGA Championship for Anirban Lahiri

Disappointing finish to PGA Championship for Anirban Lahiri His bogey on the last hole made no difference after Kisner, who was two shots back and needed to hole his approach on 18 to tie Thomas , rinsed his second shot in the creek beside the 18th green. Except for Rory McIlroy , the 2012 and 2014 champion, every PGA victor since 2008 has been a first-time major trophy-holder. Francesco Molinari (three under through 12) and Patrick Reed (three und... [Full Article...]

Nigeria condoles with Sierra Leone over tragic mudslide

Nigeria condoles with Sierra Leone over tragic mudslide A burial is to take place on Thursday, according to government authorities. More than three hundred people died and rescue workers continue to search for more bodies. "Although a full picture of the damage is still emerging, reports indicate that the situation in and around Freetown is extremely serious", said Alex Carle, director of global programs at the British Red Cross. [Full Article...]

The scientific reason you should stop using emojis immediately

The scientific reason you should stop using emojis immediately Unlike shooting a co-worker a grin in real life, peppering your professional exchanges with emoticons makes you look dumb, not friendly, researchers at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev say. "In formal business emails, a smiley is not a smile", Glikson said. The study also revealed it was presumed senders who used a smiley were thought to be women, even though they did not know the s... [Full Article...]

USA warns citizens against travel to Iran, highlighting risk of arrest

USA warns citizens against travel to Iran, highlighting risk of arrest Haley said Iran must be held responsible for launching missiles, supporting terrorism, disregarding human rights and violating UN Security Council resolutions. It was not immediately clear what Rouhani was referring to - and whether he meant Iran could restart centrifuges enriching uranium to higher and more risky levels. [Full Article...]

Tree falls during religious festival on island of Madeira, killing 13; video

Tree falls during religious festival on island of Madeira, killing 13; video Held Aug. 14-15, it draws large crowds to a church on the outskirts of Funchal. Regional authorities say they are investigating what caused it to come down. Miguel Albuquerque, president of the regional government, announced three days of mourning. Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa expressed his condolences to the victims and President Marcelo Rebola de Sousa flew straight to the island. [Full Article...]

CBO: Ending health subsidies would raise premiums 20 percent

CBO: Ending health subsidies would raise premiums 20 percent They would be slightly lower in 2020 under the current law. The government is mandated to offer financial assistance for the premiums of ACA customers who earn 100 percent to 400 percent of the federal poverty level. Trump's dangled pulling the subsidies in the past as a negotiation tactic . This is the type of plan that consumers must buy in order to qualify for cost-sharing subsidies. [Full Article...]

Advocates rally on Idaho Statehouse steps in support of DACA

Advocates rally on Idaho Statehouse steps in support of DACA Placards defined the rally. "We need to take a more forceful stance at the local level" on policy, he said. Police arrested 20 of the demonstrators, according to rally organizers. Camarota, whose group has advocated for tougher immigration laws, wrote that many USA born residents, ages 16 to 29, are unemployed and need greater consideration. [Full Article...]

North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap

North Korea recalls key ambassadors home for meeting: Yonhap Still, the top envoys' meeting may deal with the recent spike in tensions between North Korea and U.S. over the former's missile and nuclear programme. Analysts believe North Korea has produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit onto a missile with the capability of striking the United States mainland. [Full Article...]

Amid calls for restraint, Trump again cites 'military' option on North Korea

Amid calls for restraint, Trump again cites 'military' option on North Korea Mattis added that if North Korea fires at the USA, "it could escalate into war very quickly. yes, that's called war, if they shoot at us". The Associated Press (AP) published a piece from its Pyongyang bureau chief late Thursday night that openly wondered if the Pentagon should even bother trying to shoot down North Korean missiles, should they target USA soil. [Full Article...]

Cruz calls for Justice Department investigation into Charlottesville violence

Cruz calls for Justice Department investigation into Charlottesville violence The violence culminated in an incident when a auto rammed into the crowd killing one person and injuring 30 others . Two state police troopers were killed when their helicopter crashed in the woods on the outskirts of town. "Mr President - we must call evil by its name", said Republican Senator Cory Gardner, chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. "We are pursuing it in the (J... [Full Article...]


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