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Trump's actions 'despicable' in wake of violence — Ex-McDonald's CEO

Trump's actions 'despicable' in wake of violence — Ex-McDonald's CEO Sessions told NBC's "Today" that Trump had "explicitly condemned" violence and that "he totally opposes" the values espoused by white supremacy organizations. Frazier ". "I know companies", Cramer said. "I'm disappointed it took him a couple of days". Trump tweeted . Frazier isn't the first CEO to leave a presidential advisory role to protest the 45 President of the United States. [Full Article...]

Top US Military Officer Hopes For Peaceful Resolution With North Korea

Top US Military Officer Hopes For Peaceful Resolution With North Korea The general's visit comes as North Korea and the United States exchanged tirades against each other, which at one point led U.S. President Donald Trump to declare that his military was " locked and loaded " for military action should Pyongyang "act unwisely", heightening anxiety in the region over the prospect of conflict that could bring about dire consequences given highly concentrated firep... [Full Article...]

Kenyatta declared victor of Kenyan presidential race

Kenyatta declared victor of Kenyan presidential race He said: 'We had predicted they will steal the election and that's what happened. Like in any competition, there is a loser and a victor. But we all belong to one great nation called Kenya . Protests erupted in Odinga's strongholds in western Kisumu county and poor areas of Nairobi nearly immediately after the election results were declared Friday, with gunshots ringing out and fires in the str... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin has Just Crossed $4200

Bitcoin has Just Crossed $4200 However, the currency is yet to reach a new all-time high, so overshadowed by bitcoin's price movements and events during August, but they have plenty in stock for Autumn, including Devcon 3. US-dollar bitcoin trade accounted for about 25 percent, according to CryptoCompare . "The bitcoin market cap soared past $70 billion", says CryptoCoins News , adding that a "flippening" that has bee... [Full Article...]

Trump Doubles Down On Strange Endorsement

Trump Doubles Down On Strange Endorsement Unusual is facing difficulty because of his link to Alabama's now-former governor, Robert Bentley, who resigned amid a sex scandal, according to The Times. Luther Strange ahead of Tuesday's contentious Republican primary. Unusual in a statement called it an "honor" to work with the president. Trump on Monday morning tweeted odd has his endorsement and is "strong on Border & Wall, the military,... [Full Article...]

Scaramucci criticizes Trump in Sunday interview before mysteriously hinting about Bannon's demise

Scaramucci criticizes Trump in Sunday interview before mysteriously hinting about Bannon's demise Bannon is reportedly seething that the purportedly practical-minded McMaster has purged Bannon's proteges from sensitive national security positions, including their seats on the National Security Council. Scaramucci conceded, however, that no one is ultimately going to "change the president" and his way of thinking. After his on-air interview with Stephanopoulos , Scaramucci stuck around a... [Full Article...]

Tillerson, Mattis say 'no' to regime change on North Korea

Tillerson, Mattis say 'no' to regime change on North Korea Maloney noted that Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that diplomatic efforts to contain the North Korea are working, and should remain the favored means of resolving the crisis. Recent statements by members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, as well as other regional and global voices, have made clear the worldwide community holds one view regarding North Korea's provocative ... [Full Article...]

Olympics could open North Korea -- Rex Tilley

Olympics could open North Korea -- Rex Tilley Over the decades, several key moments convinced Kim Il-sung, Kim Jong-il and Kim Jong-un a nuclear North Korea was their best chance to survive. "The difference between then and now is the danger is much greater", he added. We should challenge Kim to present a new face to the world and offer to come in and provide whatever assistance they need to make the whole thing a success. [Full Article...]

CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war

CIA Director Mike Pompeo told Fox News Sunday that another North Korean missile test would not come as a surprise amid the rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. The military option is "locked and loaded" if North Korea makes an unwise decision, Trump tweeted. The CIA chief described Mr Kim as "rational" and responsive to "adverse circumstances". [Full Article...]

Canadian pastor freed from North Korea on his way home

Canadian pastor freed from North Korea on his way home He was expected to arrive in Canada on Friday or Saturday. Lim is a pastor with the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Mississauga. A previous version had the first name of the pastor spelled incorrectly. US President Donald Trump raised the stakes this week by vowing to rain down "fire and fury" on the authoritarian state, which is presently holding three American citizens. [Full Article...]

Red Cross responds as floods and landslides affect 100000 people in Nepal

Red Cross responds as floods and landslides affect 100000 people in Nepal Nepal's National News Agency reported Sunday that 600 tourists, including 400 foreigners, are trapped in the town of Sauraha in southwestern Nepal. At least 53 people were killed and as many as 100,000 displaced in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains across Nepal, officials said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

German NGO halts refugee rescue operations off Libya

German NGO halts refugee rescue operations off Libya Michael Buschheuer, the founder of the Regensburg-based aid organisation, which operates two rescue vessels active in the Mediterranean since early 2016, said it was the duty of anyone at sea "to help those in distress, irrespective of their origin, colour, religion or beliefs". [Full Article...]

Danish submarine owner accused of causing Swedish journalist's death

Danish submarine owner accused of causing Swedish journalist's death The missing woman has been identified as Kim Wall, a 30-year-old New York-based freelance journalist who has written for the New York Times , the Guardian and Vice Magazine . "They were the only two on board [on Thursday]". RML Spacelab is seeking to send people into space and is developing a rocket, floating launch pad and astronaut testing machine among other projects, the site says. [Full Article...]

Monday continues the great weather with more sunshine and low humidity

Monday continues the great weather with more sunshine and low humidity Although generally, temperatures remain warm with a hot afternoon and limited rain chances for the rest of the day. Low temperatures will drop down into the upper 50s under mainly clear skies. The overnight low is expected to be near 57. Showers and storms will develop this afternoon and evening. Any showers should move out by Monday afternoon, with temps warming well into the 80s under part... [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression No. 8 Expected To Become Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression No. 8 Expected To Become Tropical Storm It will likely stay east of the United States as its travels from its formation spot east of the Bahamas. The depression would earn the name Gert when winds increase to 39 miles per hour. Additionally, there is a small area off the coast of Africa with a low chance of development over the next few days. A slow strengthening is expected in the next day or two. [Full Article...]

American tourist in Germany beaten for making Heil Hitler salure

American tourist in Germany beaten for making Heil Hitler salure The tourist also had the insignia of "unconstitutional organizations, which includes Nazi symbols". You gotta hand one thing to the Germans: they're generally more humourless about idiots chucking out the Nazi salute than anyone else, and for obvious reasons. [Full Article...]

China Opposes Japan Statements on South China Sea

China Opposes Japan Statements on South China Sea The Philippine foreign secretary was reacting to a joint statement issued by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Monday, August 7. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the most substantial progress made was that, with the joint efforts of China and Asean, the situation in the South China Sea has been stabilized. [Full Article...]

Latest final round scores

Latest final round scores McIlroy will now go three years without a major victory, and the 28-year-old - a win at Augusta shy of a career Grand Slam - said he was desperate to be contending again. He got married after the Masters, and the pain returned at The Players Championship in May. But he didn't have many answers when he left Quail Hollow. [Full Article...]

North Korean leader 'will regret it fast' if he acts against US

North Korean leader 'will regret it fast' if he acts against US UNDATED (AP) - Officials in Guam are disseminating fact sheets to help residents prepare for a possible missile strike from North Korea . The president also predicted a boon in tourism for the USA territory in light of the North Korean threat. [Full Article...]

BBCI: North Korea: No imminent threat of nuclear war, says Central Intelligence Agency chief

BBCI: North Korea: No imminent threat of nuclear war, says Central Intelligence Agency chief Trump said he's "not going to rule out" a military option and added it's "certainly something that we could pursue". Pressed on his "nothing imminent" statement, Pompeo said: "What I'm talking about is, I've heard folks talking about that we have been on the cusp of a nuclear war". [Full Article...]


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