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Ellsworth airmen show force after latest North Korean missile launch

Lavrov and Tillerson spoke by phone late Wednesday, several hours after President Donald Trump said on Twitter that "talking is not the answer " when it comes to dealing with North Korea . Kim Jong Un said his nation has drawn a lesson "again that it should show action, not talk, to the USA imprudently denying the (North's) initiative measure for easing the extreme tension" and stressed that ... [Artigo completo...]

Congress to get briefings next week on North Korea, Afghanistan

Congress to get briefings next week on North Korea, Afghanistan Before Tuesday's launch, it appeared North Korea was backing away from its threat to fire missiles toward Guam . Tuesday's events killed such optimism. The two leaders also vowed to call for tighter sanctions by the United Nations Security Council. Should President Trump meet personally with Kim Jong-un? Making a highly hard intercept of North Korean missiles would be a tough call becau... [Artigo completo...]

Court overturns Kenya presidential election over 'irregularities'

Court overturns Kenya presidential election over 'irregularities' The decision was reached when four out of the six Judges upheld the petition by Odinga. The court says the August 8 election was not conducted with accordance with the constitution. Odinga claimed that the electronic voting results were hacked into and manipulated in favour of Kenyatta. Kenya's Supreme Court has overturned the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, citing irregularities in... [Artigo completo...]

Details for President Trump's Missouri visit announced

Details for President Trump's Missouri visit announced Then he turned to the unfolding disaster in Texas, before announcing a political appearance in Missouri and slamming Mexico and Canada for "being very difficult" in talks over rethinking the North American Free Trade Agreement. "There are serpentine regions of the Rio Grande where it would be extremely challenging to build a wall", Abbott said. As Annala lamented, "We have a lot of blonde women ... [Artigo completo...]

Trump Promises $1 Million Personal Donation to Harvey Relief - White House

Trump Promises $1 Million Personal Donation to Harvey Relief - White House On Tuesday, the President's campaign asked supporters to donate to charities involved in the Texas recovery effort. The White House also announced that President Trump would personally donate one million dollars to the recovery effort. Trump wound up sending the first $78,00 check he earned to the National Park Service and his second check of $100,000 to the Department of Education. [Artigo completo...]

Louisiana's Dem Governor Praises Federal Gov's Response To Hurricane Harvey

Louisiana's Dem Governor Praises Federal Gov's Response To Hurricane Harvey Harvey "does remain a named tropical storm and it's going to drop an terrible lot of rain", Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said at a news conference Monday. Louisiana opened a 2,000-bed shelter Wednesday (Aug. 30) at the LSU AgCenter facility in Alexandria, La., for Texans who were put out of their homes by Harvey, a storm that managed to drop more rain on Houston in three days than Seattl... [Artigo completo...]

Trump repeats making Mexico pay for wall as he seeks funding

Trump repeats making Mexico pay for wall as he seeks funding He will visit Texas Tuesday - and may return to the region again on Saturday. "We're dealing with Congress". "You're gonna give her - the same one?" Harvey, which was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm over the weekend, has brought unprecedented and catastrophic flooding to the southeastern region of Texas. [Artigo completo...]

Trump Still Hasn't Responded To Mexico's Offer Of Hurricane Harvey Relief

Trump Still Hasn't Responded To Mexico's Offer Of Hurricane Harvey Relief This time, it was to try to reassure people he would find a way to force Mexico to pay for a wall . "We expect to hear their proposal for getting done all that we have to get done in September", said Schumer spokesman Matt House. A shutdown debacle would make that extra hard. However, the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey - which has left thousands stranded after flood waters ... [Artigo completo...]

President Trump's Plan for Tax Reform

President Trump's Plan for Tax Reform Mnuchin and Cohn had shared responsibilies in crafting Trump's tax overhaul plan, but only one of them merited a presidential mention. "Second, we need a competitive tax code that creates more jobs and higher wages for Americans". "I think Congress is going to make a comeback". Wednesday was an official White House event, and it's his campaign rallies like the one in Arizona that have often se... [Artigo completo...]

Heavy rains lash Pakistan's Karachi

Heavy rains lash Pakistan's Karachi The destruction came on the heels of days-long downpours in neighbouring India that caused havoc in Mumbai. Monsoon rains have always been wreaking havoc with normal course of life in Karachi due to unplanned urbanization, and increasing population and migration. [Artigo completo...]

Trump requesting initial $6 billion in aid for Harvey

Rivers are rising to levels never before seen. "Under that budget, a program that helps states and communities take long-term measures to reduce losses from disasters, the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program, has been cut by more than 60 percent". [Artigo completo...]

Brexit-wary Japan executives to talk with United Kingdom trade chief

Mrs May's hopes of remaining as Conservative leader have appeared doomed since her gamble on a snap election backfired. The next general election is not scheduled to take place until May 2022, by which point Mrs May - if she stayed in Downing Street - would have been PM for almost six years. [Artigo completo...]

Why has PM revealed her election leadership plans now?

Why has PM revealed her election leadership plans now? Her invidious predicament recalls that of other embattled Tory leaders past. However, ex-Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps said it was "too early to be talking about going on and on". We know that we have an important and complex job to do and Theresa May deserves our support as she sets about that.' Similarly Charles Walker, the vice chair of the powerful group of backbenchers, says: '... [Artigo completo...]

Spain admits receiving Barcelona attack warning

Spain admits receiving Barcelona attack warning Forc added that "such alerts would be announced through state channels". Catalonian Interior Minister Joaquim Forn confirmed information had been passed on to police, without saying from whom it came. More than 120 people were injured in the Barcelona attack on August 17 and another attack in nearby Cambrils the next day. El Periódico had also reported about the warning shortly after the Aug... [Artigo completo...]

Harvey remnants to bring rain, slight tornado risk to Upstate

Harvey remnants to bring rain, slight tornado risk to Upstate Temperatures drop to the mid 60s. As we have said over the past couple of days, this is one of those days to go about your business as normal, but have a way to receive warnings and be sure you are up to date on your tornado safety plan, just in case. [Artigo completo...]

Country music stars helping with Hurricane Harvey relief

Country music stars helping with Hurricane Harvey relief Other large companies to make donations include Nestlé Waters North America, which has donated more than 1.3 million bottles of water to relief efforts. "We're moved by the images of stranded families, heroic rescues and people in great need of help", said Senior Vice President Nora Swimm of corporate client services. [Artigo completo...]

Trevor Noah defends Melania Trump's stilettos: 'Who cares?'

Trevor Noah defends Melania Trump's stilettos: 'Who cares?' Melania was savaged on the social media after she choose to wear a black stilettos while travelling to Texas. "I don't know why anyone should care what anyone wears when they're on their way to help people", Noah said on "The Daily Show" Tuesday night after the heels sparked Twitter outrage . [Artigo completo...]

Tal Afar Declared Liberated from ISIS, Iraqi Forces Set Sights on Hawija

Tal Afar Declared Liberated from ISIS, Iraqi Forces Set Sights on Hawija Kubiš said. An Iraqi policeman checks the belongings of a group of displaced civilians at a collection point west of Mosul on the outskirts of Tal Afar, Iraq, Saturday, Aug. The coalition warned that "dangerous work remains to completely remove explosive devices, identify ISIS fighters in hiding and eliminate any remaining ISIS holdouts". [Artigo completo...]

Beaumont loses water supply in wake of Harvey

Beaumont loses water supply in wake of Harvey Earlier Thursday, Baptist Beaumont Hospital evacuated almost 200 patients by air because of the lack of water. Patients will be transported to a facility in Pasedena, which is a suburb of Houston. A hospital in Beaumont, Texas is forced to evacuate patients after running out of water. Penisson described the situation as unprecedented saying that no one could remember the pump station ever fa... [Artigo completo...]

Top Senate Judiciary Lawmakers: Comey Drafted Premature Exoneration Statement for Clinton

Top Senate Judiciary Lawmakers: Comey Drafted Premature Exoneration Statement for Clinton Hardy delayed Clevenger's request on August 8, demanding Clevenger produce information that would necessitate the release of the requested documents. According to portions of the redacted transcripts made public by Grassley and Graham, the official they believe to be Rybicki acknowledged that in the spring of 2016, investigators had an idea of what the outcome of the investigation was going to b... [Artigo completo...]


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