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Iran parliament Oks all but 1 of Rouhani Cabinet picks Iran parliament Oks all but 1 of Rouhani Cabinet picks
- August 20, 2017

Trump has threatened to withdraw from the 2015 agreement that curbed Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, and since the start of his term, the US has applied new sanctions against Iran's ballistic missile program and its elite Revolutionary Guards. (more...)
Australian Politician's Burqa Makes Her Point, Causes Stink Australian Politician's Burqa Makes Her Point, Causes Stink
- August 20, 2017

Attorney-General George Brandis, who won plaudits from all sides for his immediate stinging rebuke to the stunt, said Senate President Stephen Parry and the upper house clerk dealt with the situation as best they could at the time. Hanson has always been campaigning for against the burqa and this stunt comes ahead of her party's bid to have the garment banned in Australia. "In light of what is happening in national security, there have been 13 national threats against us with terrorism, ... (more...)
Statue defaced as US Confederate-monument protests grow Statue defaced as US Confederate-monument protests grow
- August 20, 2017

The university said it removed the carved limestone likeness before dawn from the entryway to Duke Chapel, where it stood among 10 historical figures. Eight people face charges including rioting and damaging property. "Hundreds marched on Friday through downtown Durham in a largely peaceful demonstration against racism, leading to an impromptu rally at the site where the bronze statue was toppled". (more...)
Defiant, Trump laments removal of Confederate statues and lashes at critics Defiant, Trump laments removal of Confederate statues and lashes at critics
- August 20, 2017

Graham responded with a statement telling the president to fix what he done. "I can absolutely and unambiguously tell you there is no place-no place-for racism and bigotry in the USA military or in the United States as a whole", he said, again without mentioning Trump. (more...)
Huge explosions as massive blaze engulfs warehouse in Essex Huge explosions as massive blaze engulfs warehouse in Essex
- August 20, 2017

A spokesman said this morning that the incident was still ongoing and the warehouse had been "completely destroyed". Another reported that the A127 was covered in smoke. The fire service added: "The officer in charge reports good progress is being made by firefighters tackling the fire". The incident has been scaled back to four engines and two aerial ladder platforms. (more...)
Mnuchin Rejects Yale Classmates' Pleas to Quit Over Trump Comments Mnuchin Rejects Yale Classmates' Pleas to Quit Over Trump Comments
- August 20, 2017

In his comments, Trump condemned "violence on many sides, on many sides". His comments followed assertions by Trump last week that there was blame on "both sides" at the Charlottesville gathering organized by white supremacist groups that turned deadly and that some "fine people" participated in a march to protest the removal of a Confederate statue. (more...)
Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer's mother to Trump: Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer's mother to Trump: "Think before you speak"
- August 20, 2017

It was downright ugly. "You want wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying 'I'm sorry". Nobody wants to say that because there is - and there can be - no moral equivalence between Nazis and those who oppose Nazis. "And is it Thomas Jefferson the week after?" Because if Nazis won World War II, we would have none of the rights that have made our country so great. (more...)
Comments twisted by media: Donald Trump
- August 20, 2017

GREENE: We're joined by Robert Costa. "His comments were nothing new", Edward Ahmed Mitchell, the executive director of the Georgia Council on American-Islamic Relations, told CNN on Wednesday. That's why Trump maintained - falsely - that among the torch-bearing Charlottesville white supremacists there were also plenty of "nice people". He concluded, "What they're hearing is: We don't like you". (more...)
President Trump defends Confederate monuments: 'You can't change history'
- August 20, 2017

Trump also prepared for an unusual meeting on Friday at the Camp David presidential retreat in Maryland with his national security team to discuss strategy for South Asia, including India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. So I guess one question is what that means for his legislative agenda? "It's the very fact of the plinth - you have to somehow take these people - literally or metaphorically - off their plinths, because it's the elevation of them that is the crucial thing", explained Smith. (more...)
Tennessee Congressman Wants President Trump Impeached Tennessee Congressman Wants President Trump Impeached
- August 20, 2017

Cohen, a Democrat from Tennessee who has criticized Trump in the past, said his decision came after Trump's comments on the "horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia". Democrats and Republicans alike have criticized Trump over his response to the bloody clashes in Charlottesville that left one dead and at least 19 others after James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old who came to participate in the rally, allegedly rammed his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters. (more...)
Mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says she won't talk to Trump Mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says she won't talk to Trump
- August 20, 2017

And senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska tweeted: "Anything less than complete & unambiguous condemnation of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK by the @POTUS is unacceptable". And the president remained on the receiving end of bipartisan criticism for his handling of the aftermath of the Charlottesville clashes. Trump on Thursday also lashed out at a frequent Republican critic, Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, and accused the media of distorting his views. (more...)
Reports of active shooter at Miami's Dolphin Mall unfounded Reports of active shooter at Miami's Dolphin Mall unfounded
- August 20, 2017

The area has been cordoned off but there are reports of some customers being held inside the mall. Later, people were being led out of the mall in groups with their hands up over their heads. "We were eating at the food court and the fire alarm was going off", Local 10 Facebook follower Alicia told the station. "I think there were multiple [shooters, but] police backed us away and made us hide by the theatres", she added. (more...)
Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump
- August 20, 2017

One woman was killed Saturday when a auto plowed into a crowd of people there to condemn what is believed to be the largest gathering of white supremacists in a decade. "I was overwhelmed at the rainbow of colors in this room". "That's how Heather was". Fallout from Heyer's death and the street fights among protesters has become President Donald Trump's biggest domestic challenge. (more...)
Commonwealth countries demand equal immigration rights with European Union citizens after Brexit Commonwealth countries demand equal immigration rights with European Union citizens after Brexit
- August 20, 2017

The paper didn't purport to represent the U.K.'s negotiating position and in some cases just floated some untested ideas to achieve a desired future trade relationship that hasn't yet been defined. These are positions for consultation with stakeholders, and will be developed before the Government takes them to the European Union exit negotiations with Brussels. (more...)
Twitter trolls Trump on 'heel' Twitter trolls Trump on 'heel'
- August 20, 2017

Trump wrote in the first tweet . "Sometimes you need protest in order to heel, and we will heel, and be stronger than ever before!" But that was too late for the President. In just 120 minutes more than 73,000 people retweeted the tweet. US President Donald Trump "covfefe" error on Twitter was not just enough that Mr. (more...)
Bilawal Bhutto accuses Imran Khan, KP govt of widespread corruption Bilawal Bhutto accuses Imran Khan, KP govt of widespread corruption
- August 20, 2017

The upcoming elections will be held on time, and the parliament should complete its term, he remarked. Addressing a joint press conference along with PPP Secretary General Nayyar Bukhari, PPP Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira and other office bearers here at the Bilawal House, Bilawal said, "PML-N should not be under any confusion. (more...)
Mass held for Barcelona terror victims as manhunt continues Mass held for Barcelona terror victims as manhunt continues
- August 20, 2017

The van attack was followed by a vehicle attack in the seaside town of Cambrils that left one person dead. Police authorities in Catalonia said that they are ruling out the possibility that the van's driver would join the group that carried out the attack in Cambrils . (more...)
Turnbull announces new anti-terror strategy Turnbull announces new anti-terror strategy
- August 20, 2017

Daily Mail Australia recently reported that 140 new concrete bollards were installed throughout Melbourne's CBD in a bid to prevent future terrorist attacks. Turnbull said there will also be more use of permanent concrete bollards - which have already started showing up in major public places, such as shopping areas in Sydney and Melbourne - to separate vehicles from pedestrians. (more...)
NIA strikes fear among those indulging in terror funding, says Rajnath NIA strikes fear among those indulging in terror funding, says Rajnath
- August 20, 2017

The Home Minister's comments come at a time when the NIA has launched a crackdown against separatists in Kashmir as part of a terror funding probe. We have taken pledge for India's security and strict action is being taken for this. NIA is doing a great job in this field. On Thursday, the National Investigation Agency had arrested Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali for alleged involvement in a terror funding case. (more...)
Police name Barcelona attack suspect Police name Barcelona attack suspect
- August 20, 2017

Very few people come to pray. Police have said there was no evidence he was armed. Neighbors said they did not suspect any wrongdoing at the property. Said said his sons had shown no sign of radicalisation. He has said that India is willing to work with Spain to defeat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. (more...)
Palace closely monitoring situation on Avian flu Palace closely monitoring situation on Avian flu
- August 20, 2017

The Department of Agriculture is set to spray disinfectants in at least 29 farms in Pampanga in a bid to rid the area of the avian flu that left thousands of fowls in the province dead, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said Saturday. "Wala pa po kaming nare-report na nahawa". Heightened vigilance means that DoH teams are ready to be deployed at any moment. Venturina said that transportation of chicken, eggs, and ducks needs a permit from the provincial government to ensure that they ... (more...)
Why Confederate Monuments Exist In The First Place Why Confederate Monuments Exist In The First Place
- August 20, 2017

Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, questioned Trump's capacity to govern. While the issue is controversial, Cooper said it is a discussion that needs to be had. Robert E. Lee. Counter-demonstrators and attendees clashed violently in the street, and after authorities ordered the crowd to disperse, a auto plowed into a group of marchers, killing a woman and injuring 19 others. (more...)
Filipina injured in Barcelona attack Filipina injured in Barcelona attack
- August 20, 2017

According to Philippine Foreign Undersecretary Sarah Arriola, the mother and son were in Barcelona to attend the wedding of a cousin from the Philippines. With many Irish tourists in that area of Spain at this time of the year, the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has responded to the terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils to say it is working with its members across Ireland to support holidaymakers in the region. (more...)
Off-Duty Oakland Firefighters Gunned Down In San Jose Shooting Off-Duty Oakland Firefighters Gunned Down In San Jose Shooting
- August 20, 2017

Witnesses described how the two firefighters had just exited the Gordon Biersch Brewery located at 357 E. Taylor Street in San Jose. The investigation into the shooting was unclear as witnesses described a man who approached the victims and then fled after firing multiple shots at the victims. (more...)
Khairy Regrets Mistake Over Indonesian Flag Khairy Regrets Mistake Over Indonesian Flag
- August 20, 2017

Sesungguhnya tiada niat jahat. "Mr. Imam, please accept my honest apologies for this". There was absolutely no malice intended. "We very much regret the mistake", it said in a statement. "(Datuk Seri) Anifah told me that an official apology would be issued by the Malaysian government to the Indonesian government via their respective foreign ministries", he said. (more...)
Britain to face United States of America at London athletics meet in 2018 Britain to face United States of America at London athletics meet in 2018
- August 20, 2017

Adam Gemili, a member of the men's 4x100m relay team which pipped America to gold at the recent World Championships at the same London venue, was already building up the competitive edge to proceedings. The U.S. team won 10 golds and finished at the top of the medals table at the world championships, which took place this month at the Olympic Stadium. (more...)
Air quality alert issued due to increased fire activity Air quality alert issued due to increased fire activity
- August 20, 2017

The air quality had been relatively good throughout most of the day, but deteriorated rapidly after 6 p.m. The Missoula City-County Health Department recommends residents spend as little night time as possible in Seeley Lake due to the risky overnight pollution levels. (more...)
2017 total solar eclipse in Oregon (Saturday news) 2017 total solar eclipse in Oregon (Saturday news)
- August 20, 2017

Hugh Ross, a pastor and astronomer, has a different take: "I don't think it's an accident that God put us human beings here on Earth where we can actually see total solar eclipses ". Whether you're going to see it live or not, here's everything you need to know to be ready. The observatory, at Observatory Road in Voorhees State Park, High Bridge, will have a program from 1 to 4:30 p.m. (more...)
Supreme Court hears arguments in lawsuit over UofL board Supreme Court hears arguments in lawsuit over UofL board
- August 20, 2017

Governor Bevin recently said he was against removing Confederate symbols from government property calling it a "sanitization of history". FRANKFORT - Gov. "All of them argue that he can still use that power, so I think the governor's a little bit confused at the moment about what his position is", Beshear said after the hearing. (more...)
2 dead in small plane crash near OR eclipse viewing site 2 dead in small plane crash near OR eclipse viewing site
- August 20, 2017

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the small plane was approaching a central Oregon airport when it crashed, the Oregonian/Oregonlive reports. The town of Madras has a population of about 6,200, but it is expected to grow to as much as 200,000 this weekend since it offers prime eclipse views . (more...)

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