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Trump slams GOP senators, laments loss of statues' 'beauty' in cities

Trump slams GOP senators, laments loss of statues' 'beauty' in cities Heyer", Mr. He also said people on the "alt-right" and the "alt-left" were to blame for the violence, even though it was a self-proclaimed white supremacist who allegedly drove his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters and killed a woman named Heather Heyer . [Full Article...]

Police Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 2 Killed and 4 Wounded

Police Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 2 Killed and 4 Wounded Saturday. Scott said on his official Twitter account that he is "heartbroken to hear of the loss of Kissimmee police Officer Matthew Baxter ". Miles away in Jacksonville, Florida two officers who were responding to a report of an attempted suicide were shot through the doorway of a house when they arrived on the scene. [Full Article...]

Sanco urges authorities to arrest Grace Mugabe

Sanco urges authorities to arrest Grace Mugabe The source acknowledged the view widely held by legal experts that Mugabe is not entitled to diplomatic immunity because she was in South Africa for medical treatment, and said her immunity might be challenged in court at a later date. The cause of the delay was not clear. "The correspondence from the government of Zimbabwe is being given consideration", Nelson Kgwete, spokesman for the foreign ... [Full Article...]

Russia: Knife-wielding man attacks pedestrians in Surgut, eight injured

Russia: Knife-wielding man attacks pedestrians in Surgut, eight injured Russia's Investigative Committee, which investigates major crimes, said the suspect was "liquidated" after armed cops turned their weapons on him. A spokeswoman for the committee told Reuters news agency she would not comment on the possibility of terrorist motives, calling the attack "attempted murder". [Full Article...]

Pelosi Calls For Removal Of Confederate Statues In Congress

Pelosi Calls For Removal Of Confederate Statues In Congress Capitol, particularly when states exercise that choice by dishonoring the country and its post-Civil War, post-Jim Crow principles. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joined Booker's call to action on Thursday. She's determined, she says, to see all the Confederate statues in Statuary Hall removed - nine of 10, members of her own party, as were all prominent politicians from the Sou... [Full Article...]

Trump says decision made on new Afghan strategy

Trump says decision made on new Afghan strategy Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist, reportedly liked the idea, but national security adviser HR McMaster and other military leaders didn't. Trump had initially delegated the decision to Defense Secretary James Mattis, but Mattis found a cap limiting his maximum deployment too restrictive. [Full Article...]

Democrats Introduce Resolution to Censure Trump Over Charlottesville Comments

Democrats Introduce Resolution to Censure Trump Over Charlottesville Comments President Donald Trump's comments on Tuesday - in which he equated white nationalists with counter-protesters at the "Unite the Right" in Charlottesville, Virginia, and blamed "both sides" for the violence - drew criticism from both sides of the aisle. [Full Article...]

Trump speaks with China's Xi Jinping, other leaders on North Korea threats

Trump speaks with China's Xi Jinping, other leaders on North Korea threats Dunford is visiting South Korea , Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military "locked and loaded" and said he was ready to unleash "fire and fury" if North Korea continued to threaten the United States . The Japanese Defense Ministry on Saturday finished deploying Patriot missile defense systems in the country's south in anticipation of North Korea's possible st... [Full Article...]

'Unrelenting, baseless, malicious' - Infosys CEO exits after 'continuous assult' from founder

'Unrelenting, baseless, malicious' - Infosys CEO exits after 'continuous assult' from founder In a letter to the Infosys board , Sikka said the "continuous stream of distractions and disruptions" became increasingly personal and negative, forcing him to quit. The board said it is "profoundly distressed" by the unfounded personal attacks on the members of the management team. "I am extremely anguished by the allegations, tone and tenor of the statements ", Murthy said in a letter ... [Full Article...]

Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2017 exercise to begin August 21

Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford said. However, in the event that North Korea and the US conducted secret negotiations to reduce the scale of the UFG following North Korea's recent threats of missile strikes around Guam, it seems possible that the scale of the joint military exercise has decreased. [Full Article...]

After Over 100 Days of Medical Leave in London, Buhari Returns

After Over 100 Days of Medical Leave in London, Buhari Returns Many Nigerians trooped out of the major road leading to the Presidential Palace to catch a glimpse of their beloved leader. Numerous country's leaders, as well as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, visited Buhari at his Abuja House residence in London. [Full Article...]

U.S. under Trump Series: Missouri Democratic senator hopes 'Trump is assassinated'

U.S. under Trump Series: Missouri Democratic senator hopes 'Trump is assassinated' The Washington Times reported that Chappelle Nadal has apologized for the deleted post. I can not say with certainty if her remarks meet the standard for prosecution under federal law; that is for the Secret Service and the Federal Prosecutor to determine through their ongoing investigation. [Full Article...]

North Korea Could Test Another Missile, CIA Chief Warns

North Korea Could Test Another Missile, CIA Chief Warns The Trump administration is applying a "peaceful pressure campaign" on North Korea, the heads of the Defense and State departments wrote in an op-ed on Sunday. Regarding Trump's strong rhetoric against the North, the security adviser explained that the president made it clear how the US will respond to North Korea's provocations. [Full Article...]

Jaguars' starting defensive front got overmatched by Buccaneers'

Jaguars' starting defensive front got overmatched by Buccaneers' The idea Henne might be "the best person to put in that position" is based more Bortles' failings than the backup's performance. The first-team offense now has three points in Bortles' six preseason possessions. Maybe this open competition will motivate Bortles to play better following the team picking up his fifth year option prior to the preseason. The option is only guaranteed for injury, whi... [Full Article...]

MEA confirms Chinese attempt to infiltrate Ladakh region on Independence Day

MEA confirms Chinese attempt to infiltrate Ladakh region on Independence Day Media commentary is warning that the two countries are close to outright military conflict - see this story in the Washington Post and another story in CNBC as examples. The Indian government, however, did not want to comment on the video - which itself was a condemnation by implication. Ranade believes the stand-off, and how India has firmly stood its ground against what is essentiall... [Full Article...]

U.S. demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

U.S. demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks Bonnett, along with his counterparts from the USA and Mexico, made the plea on the opening day of NAFTA's renegotiation. "I want to be clear that he is not interested in a mere tweaking of a few provisions and a couple of updated chapters". [Full Article...]

Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status - RT America

Trump elevates US Cyber Command to independent status - RT America Elevating Cyber Command will help secure funding for cyberspace operations, Trump said . In Friday's memo from the president to Secretary of Defense James Mattis , Trump directed Mattis to find a nominee to fill the top spot at the new command. [Full Article...]

Van Rams into Crowd in Barcelona, 2 Reported Dead

Van Rams into Crowd in Barcelona, 2 Reported Dead TV3 report they have "official confirmation" that at least 13 people have been killed, with dozens injured. The Catalan Police announced that they had arrested one man and said they were treating the incident as a terrorist attack . Authorities have urged people to stay away from the area and asked for nearby public transportation hubs to be shut down. People are treated after a white van... [Full Article...]

Border towns warned to prepare for return of custom checks

Border towns warned to prepare for return of custom checks In a position paper, published 24 hours after the United Kingdom set out its ideas for the post-Brexit customs arrangements between the country and the wider EU, London said "regulatory equivalence on agri-food measures" could mean there would be no need for sanitary and phytosanitary at the Irish border. [Full Article...]

Japan deploys missile defence over North Korea threat to Guam

Japan deploys missile defence over North Korea threat to Guam USA intelligence does not indicate an imminent nuclear war with North Korea, the chief of the Central Intelligence Agency said Sunday, after a week of bellicose rhetoric between the two sides. North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper said in an editorial Saturday that the North's army is "capable of fighting any war the US wants". "The United States has actually lowered the bar by saying that the bes... [Full Article...]


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