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Protestors gather at Trump rally in Phoenix Protestors gather at Trump rally in Phoenix
- August 23, 2017

Trump was widely criticised for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for the violence at the rally organised by neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Trump told the friendly crowd at the political rally in Arizona that his words in the aftermath of the Virginia event had been "perfect". Stanton also expressed his opinion on the possibility of a pardon for Joe Arpaio . (more...)
State Department issues warning for U.S. citizens traveling to parts of Mexico State Department issues warning for U.S. citizens traveling to parts of Mexico
- August 23, 2017

The advisory follows a March warning that cautioned USA college students from traveling to Mexico during spring break. In the state of Quintana Roo, for example, - home of tourist favorite cities Cancun and Playa del Carmen and the island of Cozumel - Mexican government statistics show an increase in homicide rates this year compared to 2016. (more...)
Only 28 Percent of People Approve of Trump's Response to Charlottesville Only 28 Percent of People Approve of Trump's Response to Charlottesville
- August 23, 2017

He said white supremacists and neo-Nazis rely subscribe to the use of violence based on race, which he called "unacceptable". One woman was killed while protesting a white supremacist rally in the town, when a man who had been photographed at the rally earlier that day drove a auto into a crowd of counter-protesters. (more...)
Last American defector to N.Korea dead: Family Last American defector to N.Korea dead: Family
- August 23, 2017

After defecting, Dresnok worked as an actor in North Korean propaganda films, some directed by Kim Jong-il, and as an English teacher at Pyongyang University of Foreign Studies. "I feel at home. And when I gave it up and came over, I wouldn't trade it for nothing". According to Dresnok and other interviewees, at the time of his defection he was divorced and left his camp for the nearby town without permission on a forged signature. (more...)
Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise Mattis: IS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise
- August 23, 2017

Meanwhile, the Iraqi army's 9th Armored Division teamed up with the paramilitary members of Hashd Shaabi units and broke into the eastern side of the city under violent clashes with the IS militants, Yarallah said in a separate statement. The plight of civilians was a big factor in the battle of Mosul as Islamic State tried to keep them areas it controlled to act as human shields against air strikes and artillery bombardments. (more...)
Collins unsure if Trump will be 2020 GOP nominee Collins unsure if Trump will be 2020 GOP nominee
- August 23, 2017

This thing really reads like the Democrats are itching for this wall, and are pissed that Trump hasn't gotten the thing built yet despite swearing up and down that he would. The Republican National Committee paid Trump International Hotel in Washington $122,000 last month after the party held a lavish fundraiser at the venue in June. (more...)
Wildfires in BC Cariboo combine to create province's largest blaze Wildfires in BC Cariboo combine to create province's largest blaze
- August 23, 2017

Calmer conditions are expected to return next week, he said. "British Columbia boasts an incredible array of tourist experiences and it's no surprise that people from around the world are spending their time in our lovely province, said Marsha Walden, CEO of Destination British Columbia". (more...)
Kaifiyat Express derails at UP, over 50 injured Kaifiyat Express derails at UP, over 50 injured
- August 23, 2017

At least 74 people were injured after nine coaches of the Delhi-bound Kaifiyat Express from Azamgarh derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district in the early hours of Wednesday. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said some passengers received Injuries and have been shifted to nearby hospitals. Five trains including Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani have been diverted and seven trains including Kanpur-New Delhi Shatabdi express have been cancelled. (more...)
Chelsea Clinton backs Barron Trump after clothing criticism Chelsea Clinton backs Barron Trump after clothing criticism
- August 23, 2017

Not only could they squeeze in two segments about Springer's article on Tuesday, but they also spent six minutes interviewing an Instagram commenter. Nothing that Donald Trump or any of the president's large adult sons do should be blamed on Barron, who didn't ask for any of this. This isn't the first time Clinton's shown outward support of Barron and acknowledged the arduous experience of growing up in the very public White House. (more...)
Texas 4-year-old barred from school over long hair Texas 4-year-old barred from school over long hair
- August 23, 2017

So Oates chose to put her Jabez's hair into a bun on Monday. Jessica Oates said her son, Jabez Oates, didn't go to class Tuesday after the Barbers Hill School District in Mont Belvieu, Texas, informed her that his long hair is not allowed. (more...)
Trump Family, Business Trips Drain Secret Service Budget Trump Family, Business Trips Drain Secret Service Budget
- August 23, 2017

Alles has asked lawmakers to raise the combined salary and overtime cap for agents from $160,000 a year to $187,000 for at least the period of Trump's first term, USA Today reported. "This issue is not one that can be attributed to the current administration's protection requirements alone, but rather has been an ongoing issue for almost a decade due to an overall increase in operational tempo", Mr Alles said in a statement. (more...)
Cyclone causes Hong Kong flight cancellations Cyclone causes Hong Kong flight cancellations
- August 23, 2017

The Observatory issued the alert at 9:10 a.m. following the issuing of an amber rainstorm warning, which indicates more than 30 mm of rain is anticipated to fall within the next hour. "There could be serious flooding in some low-lying areas". Airlines on Tuesday warned of "severe" cancellations and delays on Wednesday that could turn out to be the worst disruptions since Hong Kong International Airport opened almost two decades ago. (more...)
Trump Administration Blacklists 4 Russian Citizens, 1 Company Over North Korea Trump Administration Blacklists 4 Russian Citizens, 1 Company Over North Korea
- August 23, 2017

As a result of this action, any property or interests in property of the designated persons in the possession or control of U.S. individuals, or within the USA, must be blocked, and United States individuals are generally prohibited from dealing with them. (more...)
US Navy to remove commander of 7th Fleet amid latest accidents US Navy to remove commander of 7th Fleet amid latest accidents
- August 23, 2017

Seventh Fleet in Yokosuka, Japan, will be removed from his position on Wednesday after his fleet has suffered four collisions - two of which were fatal - since January. Ten sailors were missing and five others were injured, officials said. U.S. Marine Corps. and Navy divers joined the search effort on Tuesday, accessing flooded compartments of the stricken ship, which is now docked at Singapore's Changi Naval Base. (more...)
Morrissey announces new album 'Low In High-School' - and a huge gig Morrissey announces new album 'Low In High-School' - and a huge gig
- August 23, 2017

It's expected that he'll also announce big tour plans (which are always subject to cancellations at the last minute, given his track record) - but as of now, only a show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on November 10 has been officially announced. (more...)
United Kingdom academic publisher reposts blocked China articles after outcry United Kingdom academic publisher reposts blocked China articles after outcry
- August 23, 2017

The move, however, sparked backlash from the global academic community, causing the British publisher to reverse its decision. Tim Pringle, editor of " The China Quarterly ", told The Associated Press that the publisher agreed to repost the articles immediately. (more...)
United States talked to Russia, China about role in Afghan peace process - Tillerson United States talked to Russia, China about role in Afghan peace process - Tillerson
- August 23, 2017

Nerves in Asia were on edge in July after North Korea tested two ICBM missiles that could in theory reach the U.S. mainland. "That it's important to take note of it". The U.S. Treasury Department said the 10 companies and six individuals helped North Korea generate revenue that could be used to pay for weapons programs. (more...)
Boko Haram use of child bombers soars Boko Haram use of child bombers soars
- August 23, 2017

The agency pointed out that the use of children in such attacks had also created suspicion and fear of children who had been released, rescued of had escaped from Boko Haram. "There are instances of children being ostracized by their communities and worse. The girls confirmed that they were taught that their life was not worth living, that if they die detonating the bomb and killing a lot of people, then their lives will be profitable", Dali said. (more...)
Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site Feds pare back demands for data from anti-Trump protest site
- August 23, 2017

The records in question would have exposed the IP addresses, and therefore, the identity, of around 1.3 million visitors to the DisruptJ20.org website. In response to DreamHost's complaints about the scope of the warrant, the DOJ proposed refining it in a few different ways: For instance, it said DreamHost should only provide content and transactional information for the time period from July 1, 2016, though January 20,2017. (more...)
North Carolina Completes 1st Little League World Series Perfect Game Since 2008 North Carolina Completes 1st Little League World Series Perfect Game Since 2008
- August 23, 2017

Two days after combining with another pitcher to throw the first LLWS ideal game since 2008, Chase Anderson and Matthew Matthijs combined for a second straight no-hitter in a 16-0 shellacking of West representative Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (more...)

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