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North Korea and the Trump Administration's Foreign Policy Dysfunction
- Августа 10, 2017

Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio sounded deep concern over the situation with North Korea and say all options should be on the table, including a USA military strike. "Instead, the United States must face down this threat by leading with a firm, thoughtful strategy that unifies the worldwide community and engages China against North Korea's unacceptable aggression". (more...)
Two lottery jackpots top $350 million this week Two lottery jackpots top $350 million this week
- Августа 10, 2017

With no grand prize victor in Wednesday night's drawing, the Powerball jackpot will climb for the drawing on Saturday, August 12. This week, officials said, marked the first time that jackpots for the Powerball and Mega Millions games were both over $300 million at the same time . (more...)
Colorado's wind power soars; state ranks in the top 10 Colorado's wind power soars; state ranks in the top 10
- Августа 10, 2017

Wind power additions continued at a rapid clip in 2016: $13 billion was invested in new wind power plants in 2016. In 2016, wind supplied about 6 per cent of U.S. That includes 12 projects that have won competitive lease auctions from the Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), including the Skipjack Wind Farm, South Fork Wind Farm, and Vineyard Wind. (more...)
Bill Murray reduced to tears Bill Murray reduced to tears
- Августа 10, 2017

In typically " Groundhog Day " fashion, Bill Murray couldn't see the Broadway play just once. The actor went to see the " Groundhog Day " musical on Wedesday night, which is exactly what he did on Tuesday night too. Murray was reportedly weeping at the end of the Tuesday performance, saying later in an interview: "The idea that we just have to try again. It's such a lovely, powerful idea", Bill said of the show's message. (more...)
Stephen Miller Calls Trump The 'Most Gifted Politician' Of Our Time Stephen Miller Calls Trump The 'Most Gifted Politician' Of Our Time
- Августа 10, 2017

Delgado. A "mistress" and former Trump campaign staffer recently compared her "baby daddy" to former Senator John Edwards . "After spending this past week with my family... For her part, in the last 12 hours A.J. has gone on a Twitter tirade railing on Miller, saying, "I'm not sure what Jason means that he and his wife are excited to welcome Will". (more...)
In Egypt, shot the auto cops: several dead In Egypt, shot the auto cops: several dead
- Августа 10, 2017

State-run newspaper Al-Ahram newspaper said Wednesday that authorities are hunting the militants who opened fire on the policemen as they were riding in a private vehicle. Over the past years, militants have been carrying out anti-government activities and fatal attacks, taking advantage of the turmoil caused in Egypt after the democratically-elected president, Mohamed Morsi , was ousted in a coup in July 2013. (more...)
Scaramucci: Reporter Who Taped Phone Call Is 'Linda Tripp of 2017' Scaramucci: Reporter Who Taped Phone Call Is 'Linda Tripp of 2017'
- Августа 10, 2017

Tripp had worked in both the Bush 41 and Clinton White House, and then worked in the Pentagon alongside Lewinsky when the former White House intern opened up to her about her affair with Bill Clinton . Lizza did not immediately respond to TPM's request for comment, but he has maintained Scaramucci knew the bulk of the call was on the record . In the now infamous phone call that took place on July 26, Scramaucci railed on his colleagues. (more...)
US, North Korea have few channels by which to resolve crises US, North Korea have few channels by which to resolve crises
- Августа 10, 2017

Japan and South Korea vowed a strong reaction if the North were to go through with the plan. Their location in a US territory means its military is just hours from potential flashpoints in the western Pacific. A day after evoking the use of overwhelming USA military might, President Trump touted America's atomic supremacy. The former Marine Corps four-star general said the size and scope of the American military's arsenal, both in conventional and nuclear capabilities, will leave North Korea ... (more...)
Sturgis Rally opens more quietly than past two years Sturgis Rally opens more quietly than past two years
- Августа 10, 2017

Speed limits around Sturgis have been reduced for safety precautions and temporary stop lights have also been added. Fatal accidents in the Rapid City region are counted in the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally tallies of crashes and arrests. "It is still about common sense and following the rules of the road", said Highway Safety Director Lee Axdahl. In 2015, the 75 anniversary of the offically named Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, 739,000 people attended (though some reports were as high as a ... (more...)
Mattis warns NKorea against risking 'destruction of its people' Mattis warns NKorea against risking 'destruction of its people'
- Августа 10, 2017

Quinn proposed that World Food Prize winners from the United States, China and European nations meet with North Korean officials because agriculture and food have been able to bring people together in the past. Mr Trump - who has said he will not allow Pyongyang to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States - boasted earlier on Wednesday of America's atomic arsenal. (more...)
Guam 'well-equipped' to handle North Korean threat: governor Guam 'well-equipped' to handle North Korean threat: governor
- Августа 10, 2017

There are two major bases on Guam: Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south. Security and defense officials on Guam said on August 9, 2017, that there is no imminent threat to people there or in the Northern Mariana Islands after North Korea said it was examining its operational plans for attack. (more...)
Conservative pro-Trump pundit nominated as new Republican spokeswoman Conservative pro-Trump pundit nominated as new Republican spokeswoman
- Августа 10, 2017

On Monday, the Republican National Committee reaveled that McEnany will also be delivering the " real news" as its new national spokesperson. It will be "an integral part of the commitment of our party to promote the message that a republican from Americans across the country", explained the president of the republicans, Ronna McDaniel. (more...)
Afghans killed by insurgents in Afghanistan
- Августа 10, 2017

The Taliban said it had captured Mirzawalang, but rejected reports of civilian casualties as "hollow propaganda by the enemy". The attack was on an Afghan security force base and other government institutions, Taliban spokesman Qari Yosuf Ahmadi said via Twitter . (more...)
Trump touts his base as 'getting stronger,' though polls show a weakening Trump touts his base as 'getting stronger,' though polls show a weakening
- Августа 10, 2017

Look at rallies in Penn, Iowa, Ohio, and West Virginia. Overall, Trump has a 38% approval rating, but Chalian explained how his continuing decline in approval among Republicans is even more concerning for the President. In June, 53 percent of white voters without a college degree approved of the president. With 44 percent into the first six months of his presidency in 1993, it was Bill Clinton who had the highest rating. (more...)
Tory ministers in Edinburgh for Brexit talks with Scottish Government Tory ministers in Edinburgh for Brexit talks with Scottish Government
- Августа 10, 2017

He said: "In some areas there will need to be a common approach". But the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales have accused Westminster of a "power grab" because they do not believe the power in the Bill are extensive enough. Although Holyrood could not block the Bill, if MSPs withheld their legislative consent and Westminster pressed on regardless, it would precipitate a constitutional crisis. (more...)
Metallica Sing Disney Songs In The Latest Carpool Karaoke Metallica Sing Disney Songs In The Latest Carpool Karaoke
- Августа 10, 2017

The spin-off of The Late Late Show With James Corden segment began this week - with the band's participation in the hit series confirmed earlier this year. Carpool Karaoke: The Series - a 16-episode standalone show based on Corden's popular Late Late Show segment - is set to premiere on August 8 on Apple Music . (more...)
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers today Mostly cloudy with scattered showers today
- Августа 10, 2017

We'll continue to see increasing clouds tonight but high pressure will still be well in control keeping us dry. Northeast winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Wind: S 5-10 miles per hour. Today's forecast calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 p.m. (more...)
Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found In Japan Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found In Japan
- Августа 10, 2017

The bomb was found close to reactors at the crippled nuclear power plant. The Fukushima Prefectural Police are working to confirm if the device is indeed a bomb and are considering disposal methods if it is confirmed to be an explosive. In this handout photo from Nishitokyo City, Japan's Ground Self Defence Forces remove an unexploded 1-tonne bomb which was supposedly dropped by the US military during the WWII on July 10, 2005 in Nishitokyo, western Tokyo, Japan. (more...)
SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages
- Августа 10, 2017

The court also asked the Centre to file an affidavit stating that NEET exams should have identical questions in future, citing the whole goal of the Entrance Test was to have a common examination. " As long as the difficulty level is the same, it passes the test of uniformity ", Singh told the bench. Almost 12 lakh candidates across India appeared for the NEET on May 7 in 10 languages including English, Hindi and others. (more...)
BJP flays Ansari for BJP flays Ansari for "insecurity among Muslims" remark
- Августа 10, 2017

Further during his speech, Ansari compared the position of the chairman with an umpire or a referee and said, "The chair is like an umpire in Cricket or referee in Hockey, witnessing the play without becoming a player". India is the most tolerant country in the world. In his last interview on Wednesday, Ansari said, "A sense of insecurity is creeping in as a result of the dominant mood created by some and the resultant intolerance and vigilantism". (more...)