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Top Democrat Questions Trump's Mental Stability Top Democrat Questions Trump's Mental Stability
- August 21, 2017

Last week, in the wake of President Donald Trump's off-the-rails press conference in which he blamed "both sides" for the violence in Charlottesville and defended the alt-right, Rep. The White House is particularly in need of a capable staff, Schiff said Sunday, due to growing concerns about Trump's mental capability. "He's not capable of doing that and I don't understand why". (more...)
Family confirm missing child was killed in Barcelona attack Family confirm missing child was killed in Barcelona attack
- August 20, 2017

Your kindness was incredible during a hard time. "Our thoughts and prayers go out again tonight to the Cadman family". Prime Minister Theresa May said a child with dual British nationality was believed to be among those unaccounted for, after a grandfather made a desperate online plea for information about his young grandson's whereabouts following the van attack in the Catalan capital. (more...)
Employees take down robber armed with shotgun Employees take down robber armed with shotgun
- August 20, 2017

He allegedly pointed the gun at the store manager and the five other employees of the store. Two other employees joined the struggle, gained control of the shotgun, and wrestled Kelly to the ground, holding him until officers responded. Kelly was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries sustained in the scuffle, according to police. Kelly, 45, of Holtsville, New York was charged with Robbery 1st Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th ... (more...)
British boy, seven, confirmed as Barcelona attack victim British boy, seven, confirmed as Barcelona attack victim
- August 20, 2017

Julian was a much loved and adored member of our family . "We appreciate all prayers and love". Julian's mother, who suffered a deep head wound and injuries to her legs in the attack at La Rambla pedestrian mall, is now in hospital. As well as the British-Australian boy, four Spaniards died in the Barcelona van attack, as did two Italians, two Portuguese, one Belgian, one USA citizen and a Canadian, emergency services and authorities from those countries have confirmed so far. (more...)
Jerry Falwell Jr.: Trump 'Says What's in His Heart, What He Believes' Jerry Falwell Jr.: Trump 'Says What's in His Heart, What He Believes'
- August 20, 2017

Falwell, president of Liberty University, said Trump represents something the USA has not had in national leadership "in a long time". "Who were those very fine people marching with the Nazis?" When pressed by host Martha Raddatz to clarify what inside information Trump allegedly had, Falwell added: "I think he saw videos of who was there". (more...)
South Korea's Moon issues plea for calm to avoid war South Korea's Moon issues plea for calm to avoid war
- August 20, 2017

The trip follows a week in which President Donald Trump waged a war of words with North Korea, declaring the USA military "locked and loaded". "There will be no war again on the Korean peninsula". In connection with this, Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a press conference on August 14 that the US deliberated with its allies about every decision. (more...)
Tom Cruise injury halts filming of Tom Cruise injury halts filming of "Mission Impossible 6"
- August 20, 2017

The video, which lasted a little over a minute, saw the action star running and leaping from a rigging and onto the next building. In the clip, Cruise , attached to a pulley system, can be seen limping after coming up short on his jump. The stunts involved helicopters and motorcycles and he was seen smiling an waving to fans who had gathered to check out the filming of the legendary movie franchise. (more...)
Republican governor: We're all rooting for Trump to 'get it together' Republican governor: We're all rooting for Trump to 'get it together'
- August 20, 2017

The South Carolina Republican said last week that Trump's moral authority had become comprised after the president made comments that appeared to equate neo-Nazis and white supremacists with those who came out to oppose them in Charlottesville, Virginia. (more...)
Korea raps Seoul-Washington joint drill
- August 20, 2017

The missile defense system is a key component to the United States' deterrence operation against North Korea. Defence chiefs will also supply members of the specialist forces to assist in targeted strikes against the North Korean leadership. (more...)
Don't know Hindi: BJD leader replies in Odia to Union minister's letter Don't know Hindi: BJD leader replies in Odia to Union minister's letter
- August 20, 2017

Satpathy replied to Tomar's letter in Odia and put out a tweet saying that he did not understand Hindi. On Friday, Satpathy wrote to Tomar that he couldn't "understand anything written in this letter as I don't understand your Hindi language". (more...)
War Games to Begin as US, South Korea Brace for North's Fury
- August 20, 2017

China has urged both Washington and Pyongyang to tone down the rhetoric and stop actions that inflame tensions, missile testing on North Korea's side and military exercises on the United States and South Korean side. "We will follow to the ends of the earth those who dare try to harm our core". North Korea is stressing that its nuclear weapons development is NOT aimed at any country other than the United States. (more...)
Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii and leaves five missing Army helicopter crashes off Hawaii and leaves five missing
- August 20, 2017

Search and rescue efforts continue for five crew members who were part of a black hawk helicopter crew, which crashed off the coast of Hawaii. The UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine utility helicopter manufactured for the Army by Sikorsky Aircraft starting in the 1970s. (more...)
Police make arrest in deaths of 3 children in Clinton, Maryland home Police make arrest in deaths of 3 children in Clinton, Maryland home
- August 20, 2017

He has been charged with murder in the deaths of his Nadiara Janae Withers, 6, Ariana Elizabeth DeCree, 9, and Ajayah Royale DeCree, 6. Authorities said they were called at 7:37 a.m.to a home in the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Drive in Clinton. (more...)
Trump rips CEOs ditching his manufacturing council as 'grandstanders' Trump rips CEOs ditching his manufacturing council as 'grandstanders'
- August 20, 2017

Frazier, chief executive of Merck , the pharmaceuticals giant. "I believe the president should have been - and still needs to be - unambiguous on that point", he added. The silence from the larger CEO community about Trump's reaction to the situation in Charlottesville has been remarkably conspicuous, even as one of their own has now been attacked online by the president. (more...)
China stresses dialogue on Korean Peninsula issues China stresses dialogue on Korean Peninsula issues
- August 20, 2017

In nearly all scenarios regarding conflict with North Korea, the issue is not so much what damage could be inflicted upon the USA, as the amount of carnage that would be visited upon the South Koreans and the Japanese. That will include rigorous enforcement of sanctions, leaving no North Korean source of revenue untouched. The sanctions act as punishments for North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. (more...)
Man Smuggled 13 Pounds of Meth From Mexico Using a Drone Man Smuggled 13 Pounds of Meth From Mexico Using a Drone
- August 20, 2017

RGV Sector Border Patrol urges immigrants against entrusting callous smugglers and we continuously warn against the dangers of people crossing illegally into the United States through risky environmental conditions and cases such as this where smugglers jeopardize the lives of aliens by locking them in tractor trailers. (more...)
Top US general vows to work through difficulties with China Top US general vows to work through difficulties with China
- August 20, 2017

These communications are especially crucial now, as the region and world are facing the dangers of a nuclear-armed North Korea, officials said . More importantly, these latest sanctions are credited to the USA leader who may be more impulsive, bombastic or downright crazier than Kim Jong Un. (more...)
UBS Group AG Cuts Stake in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
- August 20, 2017

United States Cellular Corporation had its "underperform" rating reiterated by analysts at FBR Capital Markets. Standpoint Research upgraded shares of United States Steel Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $28.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, June 7th. (more...)
University: Robert E. Lee Statue Near Entrance Of Duke Chapel Vandalized University: Robert E. Lee Statue Near Entrance Of Duke Chapel Vandalized
- August 20, 2017

The city has argued the law doesn't apply because it was not in existence at the time the statue was erected. These statues were put up in the first place to sanitize the history of the men who fought to maintain chattel slavery and the men who later re-established white supremacy in the old Confederacy . (more...)
Frank Rizzo mural defaced with paint in South Philadelphia Frank Rizzo mural defaced with paint in South Philadelphia
- August 20, 2017

The suspect is a 40-year-old man from Germantown, according to a police source. "And he was better than the mayor who dropped the bomb on those black people in West Philadelphia". It was donated to the city. It's not the first time activists have demanded the statue be removed. The full identity of the suspect was being withheld Friday morning pending charges. (more...)
Aussies Abroad: Rogic shines for Celtic again Aussies Abroad: Rogic shines for Celtic again
- August 20, 2017

Rogic and Celtic have another big week with the second leg of their UEFA Champions League qualifier against Astana on Thursday (AEST) in Kazakhstan. His maturity in his performance, and how tactically aware he is, is great. "I am delighted with the result". There was a good offer on the table for him, he played the best football of his career in the last six months of the previous season and he has got himself into the global set-up. (more...)
Taoiseach and Trudeau To Discuss Brexit Taoiseach and Trudeau To Discuss Brexit
- August 20, 2017

During the visit Varadkar will be briefed on customs arrangements at the US-Canadian border. Trudeau's office says the Sunday event will mark the first time a foreign leader has joined the prime minister in a Canadian Pride parade. Their discussions will focus on issues related to diversity and inclusion, and how people and businesses in both countries can benefit from new opportunities available through the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). (more...)
Woman charged with child abuse after allegedly driving drunk with toddler Woman charged with child abuse after allegedly driving drunk with toddler
- August 20, 2017

Back-up arrives and a toddler is taken out of the auto. Then Lerma took a series of sobriety tests. First, the officer asked her to follow his pen with her eyes, but she stumbled to the side. The officer said: 'I immediately detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from her person. But, there is one thing she does care about. (more...)
For Woman Stuck in Pool, Facebook to the Rescue For Woman Stuck in Pool, Facebook to the Rescue
- August 20, 2017

Kahn, a breast cancer survivor, says her community's reaction was encouraging. The New Hampshire Union Leader reported that Kahn's cellphone was also inside her house, leaving her unable to reach out for help . "She had no other way to hoist herself up and out of the water", she said. I just needed to bring me tools so I could move one of the steps from the bottom up to the top and then climb out. (more...)
Qatar yet to give Saudi permission to transport Hajis Qatar yet to give Saudi permission to transport Hajis
- August 20, 2017

Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) also praised the Saudi decision to re-open the border but urged Saudi authorities to be more precise concerning pilgrims residing in Qatar. Saudi Arabia had already stated that Qatari pilgrims would not be affected by the travel restrictions, but some Qataris have said they faced difficulties organising the trip for the haj, which this year runs from late August to early September. (more...)
US joint military drills with South Korea to go ahead US joint military drills with South Korea to go ahead
- August 20, 2017

Most importantly, North Korea was a desirably clear and persistent irritant to the USA which was good, plus the country provided a buffer to America's presence on the Korean peninsula. The late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il met Jiang in Beijing in 2004, and the two communist leaders were photographed in fraternal embrace. Does this pave the way for warmer US-North Korea relations? However, the current sanctions are not targeting the most vital commodity for North Korea's military: Oil. (more...)
Trump blasts Sen. Lindsey Graham on 'moral equivalency' after Charlottesville attack
- August 20, 2017

Later Friday, Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer said he planned to propose memorializing Heyer in the city. Heather Heyer , 32, was killed when a man drove a auto into a group of left-wing protesters, injuring 19 others. But you had many people in that group [in Charlottesville] other than neo-Nazis and white nationalists. "I'm not putting anybody on a moral plane". (more...)
Counterprotesters march toward rally in Boston Counterprotesters march toward rally in Boston
- August 20, 2017

Counter-protests were mostly peaceful as thousands marched downtown chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism. "As we have seen with the events in Charlottesville and around the country, white nationalists are emboldened by the current political administration and growing police state", organizers wrote on Facebook. (more...)
Merck CEO resigns from Trump council over Charlottesville
- August 20, 2017

Inc. He made his name as the company's top lawyer, steering it through daunting litigation over Vioxx, its widely used painkiller that was withdrawn in 2004 after being linked to heart attacks. Months earlier, in February, Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick left the same panel during the fallout from Trump's executive order, which at the time banned immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries. (more...)
Jeh Johnson: Removal of Confederate Statues a Matter of 'Homeland Security' Jeh Johnson: Removal of Confederate Statues a Matter of 'Homeland Security'
- August 20, 2017

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said he'd tell Trump advisors "you have to stay" in the administration if any of them ask, he told ABC's "This Week". McMaster to right the ship". I think most Americans understand, most African-Americans understand that numerous founders of our nation were slave owners. (more...)

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