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World Media Obama Tweet After Charlottesville Violence Nears 'Like' Record
Author: 0 Obama Tweet After Charlottesville Violence Nears 'Like' Record

On Saturday , Obama tweeted a quote from Nelson Mandela . The above tweets, in which Trump failed to acknowledge the white supremacist rally , accrued a combined 208 000 likes and 45 000 retweets to date. Of course, current President Donald Trump also took to Twitter to address the situation, and while many might think of him as having questionable right-wing ideas, he used his power to condemn the shocking actions of the people involved.

World Media 'Nobody's looking for a war,' Dunford says in Seoul
Author: 0 'Nobody's looking for a war,' Dunford says in Seoul

The top USA military officer is warning during a trip to Seoul that the United States is ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities to defend itself and its allies from North Korea. The adviser's quip about Trump's confused North Korea policy comes as Moon has reasserted South Korea's leadership role by requesting more U.S. missile defenses and reaffirming his sovereignty.

World Media Activists Topple Confederate Monument In North Carolina
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White supremacists, white nationalists and neo-Nazis got together in Charlottesville over the weekend for the "Unite the Right" rally, where counter-demonstrator Heather Heyer, 32, was killed after being run over by a vehicle and some 20 others were injured.

World Media Tillerson, Mattis say 'no' to regime change on North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson, Mattis say 'no' to regime change on North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration remains interested in a dialogue with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un but is waiting for some sign of interest from Pyongyang . The exchange of aggressive rhetoric may unnecessarily intensify tensions and lead to the outbreak of unanticipated situations. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will delay a decision on whether to fire missiles at the US territory of Guam as he waits to see what the United States does, the ...

World Media DC Base Lincoln Memorial Vandalize With Red Spray Paint
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Preservation crews are already working hard to carefully remove the paint "using a gel-type architectural paint stripper" that can be safely used on historic stone. That graffiti was small scrawlings that appeared to say: "Jackie shot JFK;" "blood test is a lie, leukemia, cancer HIV get a second option;" and "9/11/01.

World Media Flood affecting more than 21 districts in Assam
Author: 0 Flood affecting more than 21 districts in Assam

Over 1.83 lakh people were forced to take shelter at 678 relief camps set up by the district administration in 15 districts. The devastating floods in Assam have not only thrown life of the humans out of gear but also affected animals of Kaziranga and aquatic animals of the Brahmaputra.

World Media Suspected Daesh terrorist stabs police officer to death in Istanbul
Author: 0 Suspected Daesh terrorist stabs police officer to death in Istanbul

Turkey's official news agency Anadolu said police had detained a man thought to be planning a bomb attack on behalf of the extremist group in an anti-terror operation. Several media reports questioned the manner in which the man was able to be in possession of a knife despite his arrest. In this image made from video, police gather at the scene of an attack in Istanbul, late Sunday, Aug.

World Media More Security Will be Surrounding Marco Rubio
Author: 0 More Security Will be Surrounding Marco Rubio

The memo revealed an "order to have Senator Rubio assassinated" but said they had no specific information about how the assassination attempt would be carried out, the Miami Herald reported . It would be inappropriate for DHS to comment on the seriousness of the threat. Cabello has been called the "Pablo Escobar of Venezuela" for his alleged involvement with drug trafficking, and has reportedly called the senator "Narco Rubio".

World Media Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to NKorea
Author: 0 Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to NKorea

That might well cause panic among the USA public - a psychological warfare win for North Korea . Earlier this week, North Korea said that it would fire ballistic missiles in the direction of Guam sometime in mid-August as a rehearsal of war with the US.

Author: 0 Scaramucci criticizes Trump in Sunday interview before mysteriously hinting about Bannon's demise

Pelosi has made multiple statements in the past calling for the removal of Bannon, who ran the ultra-conservative Breitbart News website before leading Trump's 2016 campaign. Kelly has become increasingly defensive of McMaster, a longtime friend and fellow general, which some say has him at odds with Bannon. In his This Week interview on Sunday, Scaramucci admitted that he was not misquoted in the article, but said that he was "mischaracteriz [ed]".

World Media Ohio man facing second-degree murder charge in Charlottesville
Author: 0 Ohio man facing second-degree murder charge in Charlottesville

Police have identified the killer in Saturday's terror attack in Virginia as 20-year-old James A. Fields, Jr. of Ohio . He appointed local attorney Charles Weber to represent him. Bates, one day shy of his 41st birthday, were killed. On Sunday the group claimed fields is not a member. Reports suggest he's been fascinated by white supremacy and Nazism for several years, and traveled from OH to Virginia to attend the Unite the Right rally of white nationalists and other hate groups.

World Media Danish police say no body found inside sunken submarine
Author: 0 Danish police say no body found inside sunken submarine

A journalist has gone missing after an assignment on a submarine. "We very almost collided", an un-named witness told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet . The journalist from sweden , Kim Wall, is always sought. Møller Jensen added that there were indications that Madsen deliberately sank his submarine.

World Media Confrontation with North Korea not imminent
Author: 0 Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

Rather than an escalation to a nuclear war, Pompeo argued that Trump's heated rhetoric towards Pyongyang was to send a message that its continued pursuit of a nuclear arsenal and ballistic missile technology would not be tolerated. "This regime is different". President Trump finds that unacceptable. " It's that straightforward ", Pompeo said. It's an incredibly hard, complex problem.

World Media United Nations sanctions: China bans imports from North Korea
Author: 0 United Nations sanctions: China bans imports from North Korea

Kearns said complaints in the World Trade Organization and other legal actions move too slowly to make a significant dent. USTR argues Beijing uses a range of practices to force USA companies to transfer IP, such as by granting regulatory approvals to drug makers that shift production to China or requiring that the designs of foreign products be replicable in China .

World Media Trump Seeks Probe by His Trade Office of China's Practices
Author: 0 Trump Seeks Probe by His Trade Office of China's Practices

Asked whether Kong had any immediate plans to visit Pyongyang, spokeswoman Hua said she had no information about that. Given the recent tensions on the Korean peninsula, which followed North Korea's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month, the United States has tried to leverage on the trade probe to put pressure on Beijing to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes.

World Media Mattis, Tillerson in WSJ: 'We're Holding Pyongyang to Account'
Author: 0 Mattis, Tillerson in WSJ: 'We're Holding Pyongyang to Account'

Pyongyang has been louder in its complaints against a new and tough round of sanctions imposed by the United Nations, with strong USA backing, and Washington's use of Guam as a staging ground for its stealth bombers, which could be used to attack North Korea and are a particularly sore point with the ruling regime in Pyongyang.

World Media 3 killed in vehicle ramming at USA far-right rally, helicopter
Author: 0 3 killed in vehicle ramming at USA far-right rally, helicopter

Trump was widely criticized by US lawmakers and other officials for not denouncing white supremacists in a statement on Saturday in which he said " many sides" were at fault for the violence. "Let's come together as one", Trump initially tweeted . But Trump's condemnation did not satisfy the mainstream media, some of whom rushed to criticize Trump for not delivering that explicit condemnation as quickly or as passionately as they believe he ought to have done.

World Media Shooting at Wisconsin drag-racing strip leaves 3 dead
Author: 0 Shooting at Wisconsin drag-racing strip leaves 3 dead

Two of the three men died on scene. After getting a statement from one of the victim's friends, authorities said they have no idea what caused the shooting and no one is in custody. The Great Lakes Dragaway is a quarter-mile dragstrip located in Union Grove , WI. Beth said he could not give a motive for the shooting. The type of weapon used in this incident is unknown, as is what might have precipitated this action.

World Media Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash
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W. Steven Flaherty, the superintendent of the Virginia State Police, said in a statement. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. The Bell 407 helicopter was assisting public safety resources with the violent protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.

World Media Canadian church welcomes pastor home from North Korean prison
Author: 0 Canadian church welcomes pastor home from North Korean prison

The announcement came amid heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang , though authorities have not said there is any connection between his release and efforts to defuse the standoff over North Korea's nuclear program. "There were a lot of calls, a lot of visits to Ottawa, a lot of back and forth between two different governments", James Lim said. "That incident met with major US and global backlash against North Korea".

World Media Nepal: 200 Indian tourists stranded in Chitwal because of floods and landslides
Author: 0 Nepal: 200 Indian tourists stranded in Chitwal because of floods and landslides

The Home Ministry has appealed to the people to shift to safer areas. Nepal's National News Agency reported Sunday that 600 tourists, including 400 foreigners, are trapped in the town of Sauraha in southwestern Nepal. Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhatta said four rubber rafts have been sought from neighbouring Devghat to carry out relief operations. The District Natural Disaster Rescue Committee has distributed dry foods to victims in the flood-hit areas.

World Media Another ship suspends migrant rescues citing Libyan threats
Author: 0 Another ship suspends migrant rescues citing Libyan threats

Libyan authorities have accused charities of aiding human smugglers with their rescues at sea, hampering efforts to crack down on the migration route. Tension has also been growing for weeks between aid groups and the Italian government, which has suggested some NGOs are facilitating people smuggling, while Italy is trying to enhance the role of the Libyan coastguard in blocking migrant departures.

World Media KTAB PM Forecast: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Author: 0 KTAB PM Forecast: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Scattered thunderstorms and warm temperatures are in the forecast for Akron Friday . Monday will trend about 10 degrees cooler, with most of the lower elevations in the 70s to low 80s. Low temps will be in the mid 70s Sunday night. The warmth and humidity return by Tuesday with highs back in the upper 80s. It will bring clouds and periods of rain or showers that will affect the morning commute with occasionally heavy rain, and bring off and on showers during the afternoon.

World Media Tropical Storm Gert forms in Atlantic Ocean
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Gert forms in Atlantic Ocean

The storm is expected to bring a higher risk of rip currents to Florida's east coast, according to Jessie Smith, meteorologist with the National Weather Service . However, a turn to the north and eventually northeast is forecast to begin tonight, which should steer the storm away from the U.S. Tropical Depression Eight has formed northeast of the Bahamas.

World Media American tourist in Germany beaten for making Heil Hitler salure
Author: 0 American tourist in Germany beaten for making Heil Hitler salure

Police said the USA national is under investigation for violating German laws prohibiting Nazi symbols and that they are still seeking the passerby for causing personal injury, according to the Associated Press. 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.

World Media Iran Parliament Increase Missile Funds After US Sanctions
Author: 0 Iran Parliament Increase Missile Funds After US Sanctions

In response the country's parliament has now given initial approval to a bill to increase spending on their missile programme. It also comes as a North Korean-announced deadline to fire missiles into the waters around Guam approaches. The bill is "very smart particularly because it doesn't violate the nuclear deal and doesn't allow the other side to make excuses", he added. A second vote will now take place on the bill before it is submitted to a clerical body for final approval.

World Media Venezuela could become a risk to US: CIA director
Author: 0 Venezuela could become a risk to US: CIA director

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says Venezuela could "very much" become a risk to the United States. They have already done two in July, has also advanced Mike Pompeo, in reference to the two test-firing of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) carried out by the regime in July.

World Media McMaster Repeatedly Refuses to Say if He Can Work With Bannon
Author: 0 McMaster Repeatedly Refuses to Say if He Can Work With Bannon

Like many others, Scaramucci told host George Stephanopoulos that he disagreed with Trump's weak and freaky statement on the outbreak of white supremacist violence over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the call, Scaramucci went after Bannon, using vulgar language to describe the chief strategist. "I think there are elements inside of Washington, also inclusive in the White House, that are not necessarily abetting the president's interests or his agenda".

Author: 0 Taiwan concerned by USA plan for unfair trade probe against China

USA businesses are often forced to create joint ventures with a Chinese partner and turn over valuable technology assets, a practice the White House claims stymies U.S. -China trade ties and of resolving differences "through dialogue and consultation". "The results are there for all to see". Trump will make a day trip to Washington, D.C., on Monday, briefly interrupting his 17-day August working vacation, a White House official said on Friday.

World Media N.Korea Details Plans to Attack Guam
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She said residents would be immediately notified by the 15 All-Hazards Alert Warning System sirens , located in low-lying areas throughout the island. While there has been some resistance and displeasure from the people of Guam over the USA military's presence, it is also essential to the island's economy, second only to tourism in importance.