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UTC CEO Resigns from Trump Panel UTC CEO Resigns from Trump Panel
- August 17, 2017

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Bellevue, calls out as inadequate Trump's belated and initially equivocal response to the "Unite the Right " rally in Charlottesville . Mark Weinberger, global chairman and chief executive of accountants EY, and another former member, said: "Intolerance, racism and violence have absolutely no place in this country and are an affront to core American values". (more...)
More executives resign from Trump council — BBCI More executives resign from Trump council — BBCI
- August 17, 2017

In brief remarks later the same day, Trump said " many sides " were responsible for the violence, which critics said spared white supremacists and sought to spread the blame to counter-protestors. The chief executives of Merck , Under Armour and Intel all quit a presidential manufacturing council on Monday after Trump took two days to denounce white supremacy. (more...)
PM Modi's Kashmir outreach welcomed in Jammu and Kashmir PM Modi's Kashmir outreach welcomed in Jammu and Kashmir
- August 17, 2017

Hitting out at the Modi government's foreign policy, Mr Gandhi accused the prime minister of alienating India's neighbours and also Russian Federation. "Prime minister Modi has been busy dividing the country". "I guess that covers both sides - terrorists and security forces", he said. He also took a dig on PM's Black Money and Demonetisation remarks which has led to the forceful disclosure of unaccounted money by many. (more...)
North Korea still needs time to ideal re-entry technology - South Korea North Korea still needs time to ideal re-entry technology - South Korea
- August 17, 2017

This prompted Kim to announce a plan to test fire four intermediate-range missiles into waters near Guam - a USA territory in the Pacific that is home to American military bases. On the possibility of the North's further provocation, Cheong remarked Kim Jong-un would likely conduct its sixth underground nuclear test or another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test around September 9, the day on which North Korea celebrates the anniversary of its founding in 1948. (more...)
Reports Australian Terrorist May Have Been Killed Reports Australian Terrorist May Have Been Killed
- August 17, 2017

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton would not confirm if Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf has been killed but said his death would be nothing to mourn. Her mother Karen has tried unsuccessfully to bring the children back to Australia. "I swear to God I'll be the first to get out of this stuffed-up country". (more...)
CEOs that Quit my Council Are 'Grandstanders' CEOs that Quit my Council Are 'Grandstanders'
- August 17, 2017

Now that Ken Frazier of Merck Pharma has resigned from President's Manufacturing Council , he will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES! On Twitter Tuesday, Paul announced he was resigning "because it's the right thing for me to do". (more...)
Missile threat is great for tourism, Trump tells Guam Missile threat is great for tourism, Trump tells Guam
- August 17, 2017

So are we all headed toward war? In response to President Donald Trump's trash-talking pledge on Tuesday to meet any threat from North Korea with " fire and fury like the world has never seen", dictator Kim Jong-un promptly called his bluff by threatening to fire a volley of ballistic missiles in the general direction of Guam. (more...)
US Encourages India, China To Have Direct Dialogue To Resolve Issues US Encourages India, China To Have Direct Dialogue To Resolve Issues
- August 17, 2017

Amid Doklam standoff and Modi government's digital push, the government has started a review of Chinese electronics and IT imports over security and data leakage concerns, says a media report . The huge volume of trade with the rising superpower has alarmed the Indian government of possibilities of China gaining access to critical information infrastructure of businesses and government setups, apart from data of individuals. (more...)
China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
- August 17, 2017

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said in a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, this week that the two countries should work together to contain tensions and permit no-one to "stir up an incident on their doorstep". (more...)
White House names Hope Hicks interim communications director White House names Hope Hicks interim communications director
- August 17, 2017

Bannon is the former publisher of Breitbart News , which claims to be the voice of white nationalism. Then Fox News reported that in an interview on Sunday, Trump had said he was "seriously considering" a pardon for former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio. (more...)
North Korea says Trump talks North Korea says Trump talks "a load of nonsense'"
- August 17, 2017

Tillerson has asserted repeatedly the US isn't seeking "regime change" in North Korea , urging an eventual dialogue. Having experienced a Japanese invasion in World War Two and countless earthquakes and super-typhoons, there was no United States community better prepared than Guam "for any contingency", Calvo, dressed in a light blue tropical shirt, said in an interview at his office. (more...)
North Korean Leader, Kim Jong-un Suspends Strike On The US North Korean Leader, Kim Jong-un Suspends Strike On The US
- August 17, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly dropped plans to launch a missile at Guam- for now. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defence detachment on Jangjae Islet and the Hero Defence Detachment on Mu Islet located in the southernmost part of the waters off the southwest front, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 5, 2017. (more...)
Minister Flanagan Condemns Fatal Dublin Shooting Minister Flanagan Condemns Fatal Dublin Shooting
- August 17, 2017

Two others are being treated for injuries sustained in the attack at the Mater Hospital. Reports say the latest shooting incident in the city is gang related, although it is believed that it is not connected to an ongoing feud between the Hutch and Kinahan criminal gangs. (more...)
Twins Continue Series With Indians Twins Continue Series With Indians
- August 17, 2017

The Kansas City Royals are 5½ games back. The Twins and Royals are also in the thick of the chase for the second AL wild-card spot, with the Royals one-half game behind the Los Angeles Angels and the Twins one game back. Indians starters now have a league-low 3.98 ERA, after owning the league's highest rotation ERA (4.86) as late as June 9. After giving up five runs in back-to-back outings, Carrasco got back on track in his last start at Tampa Bay, carrying a no-hitter into the seventh ... (more...)
2000 year old tombs discovered in Egypt 2000 year old tombs discovered in Egypt
- August 17, 2017

Dr. Ayman Ashmawy, head of the ancient Egyptian antiquities sector at the Ministry of Antiquities, hailed the discovery as " very important ". He further explains that "the first tomb is composed of a perpendicular burial shaft engraved in the rock and leads to a burial chamber containing four sarcophagi with anthropoid lids". (more...)
Malala secures place in University of Oxford Malala secures place in University of Oxford
- August 17, 2017

She wrote, "So excited to go to Oxford! Best wishes for life ahead!" She had received a conditional offer from the prestigious university earlier this year. In 2012, a Taliban gunman shot her in the head for her support of education for girls in her native Pakistan. The grades included A*s in maths, biology, chemistry and physics, and As in history and geography. (more...)
Dunford: US military option ready if sanctions… Dunford: US military option ready if sanctions…
- August 17, 2017

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Chairman Joseph Dunford had separate talks with Defense Minister Song Young-moo and his counterpart Lee Sun-jin, according to military and government officials. The U.S. homeland is defended from intercontinental ballistic missiles by ground-based interceptors located at Fort Greely, Alaska. Trump has continued to take an aggressive tone on North Korea . (more...)
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...)