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Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says
- August 03, 2017

Jay Sekulow, one of the attorneys representing Trump in the Russian Federation investigation, previously denied on CNN that his client was involved with crafting a misleading statement about Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting. "They wanted to be truthful, so their account couldn't be repudiated later if the full details emerged ", the report said . Of course, lying to the media isn't a crime, but any cover-up attempts by the president are of interest to Special Counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)
White House chief of staff called Comey after firing to express outrage
- August 03, 2017

On Monday, Kelly was sworn in to his new position. "So, we're starting from a really good base", Trump told reporters during his Cabinet meeting at the White House . Jason Miller , a senior communications adviser during the Trump presidential campaign, predicted on CNN that Kelly's next move will be to put people in place that will help the president. (more...)
2 missing after building explosion, collapse at Minnehaha Academy 2 missing after building explosion, collapse at Minnehaha Academy
- August 03, 2017

Initially, the Fire Department reported on Twitter that one person was killed but then said that was "not confirmed" about 15 minutes later. Contractors were doing work on the building at the time of the blast, which investigators determined was caused by a gas explosion, according to Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner. (more...)
United States launches unarmed ICBM amid tensions with N. Korea United States launches unarmed ICBM amid tensions with N. Korea
- August 03, 2017

In "direct response" to North Korea, the USA flew two supersonic B-1 bombers with their Japanese and South Korean allies in the North Korean peninsula on Saturday. That missile was also equipped with a non-explosive payload and travelled to the Marshall Islands. "Planning for this particular launch started a little over a year ago." she said. (more...)
Donald Trump Almost Played The President In 'Sharknado' Donald Trump Almost Played The President In 'Sharknado'
- August 03, 2017

Sharknado star Ian Ziering , who'd previously appeared on Celebrity Apprentice , was the one who suggested Trump . "The Donald said yes", The Asylum co-founder David Latt told the magazine in a story published Wednesday. Cohen allegedly said. "We're going to shut the entire show down!" Alas, talks never materialized into a surefire contract, perhaps because Trump and his team handled the potential deal with their signature competence and finesse. (more...)
UN, NATO join Afghans in condemning embassy attack in Kabul UN, NATO join Afghans in condemning embassy attack in Kabul
- August 03, 2017

Police confirmed at least one blast but said they did not immediately have further information. It said more than 27 guards had been killed, well above the figures given by Afghan authorities. A security source, who declined to be named, said I.S. could prove to be more unsafe than the Taliban in Afghanistan. IS and other militant groups often exaggerate their claims of casualties inflicted in attacks. (more...)
Mourne Mountains: Ambulances In Army Cadets Rescue Mourne Mountains: Ambulances In Army Cadets Rescue
- August 03, 2017

Local MLA Colin McGrath has been watching the rescue unfold. "Please God all will be ok". CHILLING CHALLENGE What is the Blue Whale suicide challenge and what is Instagram doing to stop it? A spokesman said: "The incident is ongoing but all members of the group have been accounted for and are believed to be out of immediate danger". (more...)
Inmates escape prison after tricking guard with genius peanut butter plot Inmates escape prison after tricking guard with genius peanut butter plot
- August 03, 2017

Authorities released a video of the collar, in which Kilpatrick identifies himself as he is pinned down during his arrest Tuesday evening in a neighborhood about 20 miles north of West Palm Beach. Mayberry told a detective he knew Kilpatrick was a fugitive but considered him family because he planned on marrying Lefan. Mayberry — who told authorities they planned to marry soon — told investigators he knew that what they did was wrong, but said "you do insane things for love". (more...)
Former Notre Dame head coach Ara Parseghian passes away at 94 Former Notre Dame head coach Ara Parseghian passes away at 94
- August 03, 2017

Wednesday at his home in Granger, Indiana, according to the release. Parseghian had recently been treated for a hip infection. Parseghian coached Notre Dame from 1964 through 1974, posting a 95-17-4 record, which included a pair of national championships. (more...)
How high will that north valley thermometer go today? How high will that north valley thermometer go today?
- August 03, 2017

Temperatures in the low 90s are in the forecast for Saturday and Sunday, with temperatures dipping into the high 80s for the start of next week, Bishop said . Shifting winds overnight brought smoke into the valley from a wildfire burning near Mount Jefferson as well as fires in British Columbia, Canada. "All things considered, a few day by day high temperature records will unquestionably be broken in the inside", the Weather Service said. (more...)
Commissioner Davis Speaks On Latest Video Of Officers Possibly Planting Evidence Commissioner Davis Speaks On Latest Video Of Officers Possibly Planting Evidence
- August 03, 2017

The Baltimore Police Department said its working with the public defender's office and state attorney's office during the investigation. In the clip, one officer searches around the driver's seat and finds nothing. The officers did not explain the 30-minute gap in footage. After searching for several seconds, he comes up with a bag of suspected drugs. We learned from the first questionable video released this summer that Baltimore's body cameras are continually recording a short loop ... (more...)
No regime change in North Korea No regime change in North Korea
- August 03, 2017

But here too, Tillerson was more diplomatic. Tillerson will visit Manila on the first leg of his five-day trip starting Saturday to participate in the ASEAN Regional Forum, the East Asia Summit Ministerial, the U.S. One area of cooperation with Russian Federation is in the fight against ISIS, he said. He said China has a particular role to play, as it accounts for 90 per cent of trade with the Communist nation. (more...)
Trump 'close to decision' on Chinese trade Trump 'close to decision' on Chinese trade
- August 03, 2017

He reiterated China's support for a proposal to freeze North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in exchange for the USA and South Korea halting large-scale military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. The White House is putting the word out that the president thinks China is ripping off American businesses and aims to take legal action to protect intellectual property rights, with outlets including the New York Times , Politico , and Axios quoting sources to that effect. (more...)
Trump's biggest fear about Scottish independence appears to be about golf Trump's biggest fear about Scottish independence appears to be about golf
- August 03, 2017

He asked: "What would they do with the British Open if they ever got out? Keep it in Scotland". In a freaky exchange with the newspaper's editor in chief Gerard Baker, the billionaire appeared to be most concerned about what would happen to the British Open if Scotland chose to leave the Union. (more...)
Oath taking of federal cabinet delayed as consultations continue
- August 03, 2017

The new cabinet was initially supposed to be sworn in on Wednesday but was postponed in the afternoon. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, a longtime Sharif loyalist nominated for the top slot, is nearly certain to win the vote since the nation's ruling party, the Pakistan Muslim League, commands a comfortable majority in the house. (more...)
Qatar Files WTO Complaint Against 4 Siege Nations Qatar Files WTO Complaint Against 4 Siege Nations
- August 03, 2017

The demands included shutting down the Doha-based Al Jazeera broadcaster, scaling back cooperation with Iran, closing the Turkish military base in Qatar, and paying an unspecified sum in reparations. There was also no explanation for why the WTO suit does not include Egypt, the fourth country involved in the boycott, although Egypt did not expel Qatari citizens or ask Egyptians to leave Qatar. (more...)
Bride Allegedly Pulls Gun From Dress, Opens Fire Bride Allegedly Pulls Gun From Dress, Opens Fire
- August 03, 2017

Prichard boasted on Facebook last month of her new tattoo dedicated to Burton, declaring that she was 'Property of J-Rod - her soon-to-be husband's nickname, The Smoking Gun reports. Sgt Evans said the bride had tried to hide the weapon in the motel bathroom. Witnesses informed the police the couple was drinking and arguing when their feud escalated and they came outside the motel. (more...)
Norwegian Islamophobes confuse empty bus seats with women in burkas Norwegian Islamophobes confuse empty bus seats with women in burkas
- August 03, 2017

Johan Slattavik , who initially posted the photographs to Fedrelandet viktigst , told WorldViews in a Facebook message that the picture was a " a little practical joke ", and that "I ended up having a good laugh", the Post reported. They made their feelings about the state of immigration in Norway known. Sadly, the comment section of the Nettavisen proves him right, as several users are still sticking to the idea that the empty seats are actually women wearing burkas . (more...)
India says no reduction of troops in Doklam amidst standoff with China India says no reduction of troops in Doklam amidst standoff with China
- August 03, 2017

India's action "severely violates" China's territorial integrity and poses "grave challenges" to regional peace and stability, said Geng. Chinese President Xi Jinping, for his part, stressed that although Beijing always stands for peace and dialogue, it will not allow anyone to take away even a small plot of Chinese territory. (more...)
Trump Hits New Low In National Q Poll
- August 03, 2017

As of Tuesday , the president's disapproval rate also matched his all-time high of 60 percent. The president fared poorly on a number of other questions about his character traits. voters approve of his job performance while 61 percent disapprove. The July polls suggests that just 43 percent of independent voters were concerned-an 11 point drop. (more...)