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After Charlottesville violence, Britain condemns racism, hatred, violence After Charlottesville violence, Britain condemns racism, hatred, violence
- August 18, 2017

The President did not mention white nationalists and the alt-right movement in his remarks, and later called for a "study" of the "situation". Eventually, a vehicle rammed into a peaceful crowd of anti-white-nationalist protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer . (more...)
Michigan State, LSU Reject White Supremacist Speaker Michigan State, LSU Reject White Supremacist Speaker
- August 18, 2017

He said that the decision had been "made after assessing potential risks with campus, community, state and federal law enforcement officials following violent clashes in Charlottesville" and in light of calls online for further violence in Gainesville. (more...)
Trump raises US Cyber Command to full combatant status Trump raises US Cyber Command to full combatant status
- August 18, 2017

Rapuano said the long-awaited move reflected Cybercom's "maturity" and the Defense Department's long-term commitment to cyberspace as "a warfighting domain". Cybercom's mission is different in that it disrupts and destroys adversaries' networks against incoming threats to critical systems, including the US military's computers. (more...)
Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam
- August 18, 2017

Still, he declined to say whether the USA was considering a preemptive military strike, arguing that his administration never discusses such deliberations publicly. I think it's important to be strong, but at the same time be calm. President Emmanuel Macron and Mr Trump spoke on Saturday. "She's certainly not referring to the United States, that I can tell you". (more...)
Lottery: Powerball jackpot at $535M for Saturday drawing Lottery: Powerball jackpot at $535M for Saturday drawing
- August 18, 2017

A victor who took the cash option would snag $324.2 million, though that would be subject to state and federal taxes. That historic prize totaled almost $1.6 billion. The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in about 292.2 million. Players have until 8:59 p.m. Saturday night to purchase Powerball tickets in Kansas and Missouri. (more...)
United Kingdom seeks new Customs union after Brexit United Kingdom seeks new Customs union after Brexit
- August 18, 2017

A government position paper said it wanted to preserve the Common Travel Area between Northern Ireland and the Republic, allowing unimpeded movement across the island. Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire said: 'This paper shows the Government's commitment to protecting and advancing the unique interests of Northern Ireland as we leave the EU. (more...)
2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopter 2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopter
- August 18, 2017

The search by Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department and Army personnel has focused on an area between two and five miles offshore. Using computer modeling, the Coast Guard is determining how the currents in those waters would likely be carrying debris and surviving crewmen, Coast Guard spokesman Lt. (more...)
Trump again publicly tells CNN's Acosta Trump again publicly tells CNN's Acosta
- August 18, 2017

They have been condemned ", Trump responded. President Trump said they finished their press conference and Acosta then asked if he had condemned white supremacists, which was included in Trump's speech. "We had a press conference - we just had a press conference", Trump responded, referring to an event held earlier Monday afternoon. For more fake news brought to you by the president... (more...)
Case against Wasserman Schultz' ex-IT aide expands with 4-count indictment Case against Wasserman Schultz' ex-IT aide expands with 4-count indictment
- August 18, 2017

Awan applied for a $165,000 home equity loan for a rental property, which violates credit union's policies because he was not the owner. A grand jury in the U.S. None of the aforementioned networks dedicated any time to informing viewers that Awan had been indicted , despite the fact that he was under federal investigation for cybersecurity violations and was being paid by Wassermann Schultz until the day after his arrest. (more...)
We are not going to support Nawaz Sharif: Asif Zardari We are not going to support Nawaz Sharif: Asif Zardari
- August 18, 2017

An accountability court in Rawalpindi on Thursday will initiate day-to-day proceedings against the Pakistan People's Party co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari over his alleged illegal assets both in Pakistan and overseas. The PPP chairman said the idea of grand national dialogue was aimed at saving just one person and added the parliament was the right place for such dialogue. (more...)
U.S. to Deport Palestinian Terrorist Who Lied on Citizenship Application U.S. to Deport Palestinian Terrorist Who Lied on Citizenship Application
- August 18, 2017

Rasmea Odeh was convicted of immigration fraud as part of a plea deal by the same court in April with Thursday's deportation sentence being mostly a last formal step before she is sent on her way. and turned us into strangers in our own country". Odeh denies all charges and claims she was tortured into confessing by Israeli soldiers. The judge interrupted her three times to tell her that the case is about false statements only. (more...)
Saudis Killed 502 Children in Yemen in Past Year Saudis Killed 502 Children in Yemen in Past Year
- August 18, 2017

Whether this leads to a similar exchange this year is unclear, though reports suggest the U.S. is keen to keep the UN report from being officially released, and is demanding that the UN remove the coalition as a whole, and instead only mention specific nations involved in specific strikes. (more...)
East Bay family says relative missing in Barcelona after horrific terror attack East Bay family says relative missing in Barcelona after horrific terror attack
- August 18, 2017

Some 6,000 miles from home, they found themselves in the middle of a terrorist attack Thursday afternoon. She is now in Barcelona on vacation and said she had gotten off a bus shortly after the terror attack and saw people running and screaming. (more...)
Visitation canceled at all Florida prisons this weekend Visitation canceled at all Florida prisons this weekend
- August 18, 2017

As part of the lockdown, inmates from 148 facilities will reportedly not be able to leave their dorms or have certain privileges. All of Florida's correctional facilities are on a partial lockdown, a department spokeswoman announced Thursday, one day after officials canceled this weekend's visitation. (more...)
Unemployment rate down to 3.1 percent, but labor force falls Unemployment rate down to 3.1 percent, but labor force falls
- August 18, 2017

Nebraska's unemployment rate dropped ever so slightly last month. There were 33,000 more unemployed people in MA in July 2017 than in the same month a year ago, when the unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, labor officials said. They fell in 15 states and rose in 23, but numerous changes were statistically insignificant. The state's unemployment rate remained steady at 4.3 percent in July, matching the national rate for the first time in almost a decade. (more...)
New Jersey, Connecticut to clash in Little League World Series New Jersey, Connecticut to clash in Little League World Series
- August 18, 2017

Both teams have had some shaky moments getting to the Little League World Series, as Walla Walla have lost in their past four games while Santa Margarita, although undefeated in their past four outings, have gone down to the wire in two of their last three games, winning both by just a single run. (more...)
Victoria man in Barcelona tweets about walking Las Ramblas Victoria man in Barcelona tweets about walking Las Ramblas
- August 18, 2017

Police announced early Friday that they killed five suspects in connection with a second terror attack in Cambrils . At the time of the attack , which seems to be a copy of other terrorist attacks using vehicles in cities such as London and Nice, the area was packed with people, many of them tourists. (more...)
Spain attacks: Police shoot dead 5 suspects in 12 hours of terror Spain attacks: Police shoot dead 5 suspects in 12 hours of terror
- August 18, 2017

The Barcelona attack is the worst in Spain since the 2004 Madrid bombings which killed 191 people. "There have been people arrested, and this investigation is still ongoing", Carles Puigdemont, president of the Catalan regional government, told reporters in Barcelona. (more...)
Terrorists Killed in New Attack South of Barcelona
- August 18, 2017

Six civilians and one police officer were hurt when a vehicle drove into people in the Spanish seaside resort of Cambrils early on Friday, the regional government said , just hours after a similar deadly attack in nearby Barcelona. Police said the two men detained yesterday had been arrested in two towns, Ripoll and Alcanar, both in the region of Catalonia, of which Barcelona is the capital. (more...)
Erdogan urges German Turks not to support CDU at elections Erdogan urges German Turks not to support CDU at elections
- August 18, 2017

Germany has a large Turkish diaspora and it contains a broad range of opinion on Turkish politics. ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkey's president on Friday blamed Germany for escalating tensions, condemning the country's mainstream parties and urging German-Turkish voters not to support them in upcoming elections. (more...)

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