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David Duke Praises Trump For Remarks Defending Pro-Confederate Protesters David Duke Praises Trump For Remarks Defending Pro-Confederate Protesters
- August 17, 2017

A private attorney working for President Donald Trump forwarded an email which praised Confederate General Robert E. Lee and which alleged that Black Lives Matter 'has been totally infiltrated by terrorist groups , ' according to a report Wednesday. (more...)
Philippine economy grows 6.5% in second quarter Philippine economy grows 6.5% in second quarter
- August 17, 2017

The economy expanded 6.4 percent in the first quarter. The briefing by the National Economic Development Authority ( NEDA ) cited growth in household consumption at 5.9 percent, while government consumption increased by 7.1 percent from 0.1 percent, which showed a marked improvement in the absorptive capacity of government agencies. (more...)
N.Korea needs to start move to denuclearize N.Korea needs to start move to denuclearize
- August 17, 2017

Coren said Kim is stepping back from his " bellicose rhetoric " and she found it interesting that he had chose to hold off on his original plan to strike Guam with four intermediate-range missiles. Trump, in response, warned that the military is " locked and loaded " should North Korea act "unwisely". "We need to maintain the firm airborne monitoring system to counter North Korea's strategic and tactical provocations", Lee was quoted as saying by the Air Force. (more...)
Red tape storm over new Brexit customs proposals Red tape storm over new Brexit customs proposals
- August 17, 2017

David Davis has set out proposals for a " customs partnership" between the United Kingdom and the EU. That will take investment and time and it is predicated on having in place an "interim period", in which the United Kingdom will enjoy a bespoke and unprecedented agreement. (more...)
Chase suspect plunges to his death after climb up crane in California Chase suspect plunges to his death after climb up crane in California
- August 17, 2017

The driver at one point stuck his head out the window and appeared to speak with police officials. As of shortly before 9 p.m., the man remained on top of the crane tower in a standoff with police. Just before climbing the crane, the suspect led officers in a chase in an allegedly stolen vehicle. By nightfall, the man had stripped off and thrown his clothes from the crane. (more...)
Knicks not interested in trading Kristaps Porzingis for Kyrie Irving Knicks not interested in trading Kristaps Porzingis for Kyrie Irving
- August 17, 2017

As the storied franchise continues its hunt for a potential trade partner, the Cavs is moving on from Irving and move forward under the conjecture LeBron James won't re-sign with the organization following the 2017-18 National Basketball Association regular season, thus the need for a young core and emerging talented star like Porzingis. (more...)
N. Korea: Kim Jong Un briefed on missile-launch plan N. Korea: Kim Jong Un briefed on missile-launch plan
- August 17, 2017

The top US general reiterated that in talks in Beijing this week. Ray Tenorio said - "But we are happy that the rhetoric is starting to calm down, perhaps". "Issues regarding the Korean Peninsula should be decided by us, with our national interest being the top priority", Moon said. North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile last month - the second launch of an ICBM in its history - leading the United States to enforce new economic sanctions against Kim and his regime. (more...)
Walls go up around Confederate monument in Birmingham, Alabama Walls go up around Confederate monument in Birmingham, Alabama
- August 17, 2017

Thanks to Mayor Bell for coming around to understand the pain caused by the continued presence of these monuments. AL.com reports that City Council President Johnathan Austin asked the mayor to defy state law and remove Confederate monuments from city parks. (more...)
Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border
- August 17, 2017

One of the people wounded was reported in serious condition. "A security force stopped two persons who approached the border". Islamist group Hamas has run Gaza for a decade but has been regularly criticised by more radical Salafist groups in the strip. (more...)
Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon
- August 17, 2017

In his initial statement on Saturday, Trump pinned the blame " on many sides " while not specifically condemning white nationalists . "I can tell you that", Trump said . Bannon and the White House did not immediately respond to CNN's requests for comment. Bannon said the United States would use Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act against Chinese coercion of technology transfers from U.S. (more...)
Powerball Jackpot Hit $430 Million Wednesday Powerball Jackpot Hit $430 Million Wednesday
- August 17, 2017

The drawing was the 19th since the last time a ticket with all six numbers was sold. The ticket was sold at Nick's Barbeque in Palos Heights, Illinois. No one won Wednesday's Powerball and officials have already said the jackpot for Saturday will be $510 million - at least. Friday's Mega Millions jackpot will be worth $20 million ($12 million cash option). (more...)
Strong storms possible Thursday Strong storms possible Thursday
- August 17, 2017

A strong wind producer up to 40 miles per hour can't be ruled out along with risky lightning and locally heavy rainfall. The weather looks good for the kick off of the high school football season Friday evening. The threat of tornadoes is low, but it does exist, according to the National Weather Service. Showers on Friday should stay away from most of us, with just a slight chance in our North and West Zones. (more...)
'Enjoy the beaches': Resilient Guam shrugs off North Korea threat 'Enjoy the beaches': Resilient Guam shrugs off North Korea threat
- August 17, 2017

The people of South Korea, Guam , Japan and more are well within range for North Korea to attack should Kim Jong-un decide his regime is threatened. Though local officials downplayed any threat and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was unruffled as he headed to Guam to refuel on his trip back to Washington from Malaysia, people who live and work on the island said they could no longer shrug off the idea of being a potential target. (more...)
Mayor Murray expresses concern about Confederate monument in Seattle cemetery Mayor Murray expresses concern about Confederate monument in Seattle cemetery
- August 17, 2017

A Los Angeles cemetery will take down a monument honoring Confederate soldiers days after violence erupted during a white supremacist rally over a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia. "All we wanted was peace, quiet as we had for many years", she said. That uncle that always sends FWD: fwd: fwd: emails is now representing the president of the United States of America. (more...)
Opposition parties to attend 'Save our Heritage' programme: Sharad Yadav Opposition parties to attend 'Save our Heritage' programme: Sharad Yadav
- August 17, 2017

He said a "composite culture" was the soul of the Constitution, which is now being "tinkered with". Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. While Yadav did not take any question on his differences with Nitish Kumar and future political course, he said that the "Sanjha Virasat Bachao" was not against anybody but in the interest of the nation. (more...)
Catholic peace movement calls on US, North Korea to stop 'inflammatory rhetoric' Catholic peace movement calls on US, North Korea to stop 'inflammatory rhetoric'
- August 17, 2017

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday there will be no military action upon the Korean peninsula without Seoul's consent and that the government would prevent war by all means. Top military officials from South Korea and the United States met in Seoul on Monday to discuss joint responses to North Korea's nuclear and missile threats. (more...)
Trump speaks with Guam governor amid North Korea threat Trump speaks with Guam governor amid North Korea threat
- August 17, 2017

Trump has been escalating his rhetoric against North Korea , but says he hopes "it will all work out". The comments came after Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the USA military " locked and loaded ". (more...)
Saudi border with Qatar to be reopened for hajj Saudi border with Qatar to be reopened for hajj
- August 17, 2017

The announcement came after the first high-level meeting between the two sides since the Saudis and their allies cut all links with Qatar in June. Qatar is facing its worst political crisis in decades, with Saudi Arabia leading a four-state bloc that suspended all ties with Doha two months ago over accusations the emirate had close ties to Islamist extremist groups and Saudi Arabia's regional rival Iran. (more...)
BJP wins MP civic polls, Congress improves tally BJP wins MP civic polls, Congress improves tally
- August 17, 2017

BJP and Congress celebrated their wins after results of local body polls were declared. The rest of the seats were won by independent and other parties including BSP. As results came in, it was apparent that BJP still retains significant clout in the state which has been hit by massive farmer protest very recently. (more...)
VERIFY: When is it safe to remove your eclipse glasses? VERIFY: When is it safe to remove your eclipse glasses?
- August 17, 2017

There will also be live images of the solar eclipse projected onto a white screen that will enable participants to take eclipse photos. When you raise the glasses up towards the sky, the only thing you should see is a dim yellow circle of the sun. (more...)

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