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White House adviser loses his mind, attacks Statue of Liberty
- August 03, 2017

Citing a historic poem on the Statue of Liberty , Acosta suggested that one of the best known symbols of United States immigration did not mention language constraints or what type of person would be welcome to the country. The exchange set off a fierce debate over the meaning of the Statue of Liberty , and the intentions of American immigration policy as a whole. Continuing to press the point, Miller said: "Jim, Have you honestly never met an immigrant from another country who ... (more...)
Saudi Arabia to turn Red Sea coast into luxury resorts Saudi Arabia to turn Red Sea coast into luxury resorts
- August 03, 2017

Construction at the Red Sea site will begin in autumn 2019 and be completed by the end of 2022, state news agency SPA said. "The project will be a leading coastal destination, located on a number of virgin islands in the Red Sea. The Red Sea project will include diving attractions and a nature reserve, with some areas resembling the luxury hotels, islands and lagoons of the Maldives. (more...)
Boy Scouts: Top Leaders Didn't Call Trump to Praise Speech Boy Scouts: Top Leaders Didn't Call Trump to Praise Speech
- August 03, 2017

Trump's speech at the Boy Scouts' national jamboree was filled with political rhetoric and attacks on the press, polls and predecessor Barack Obama. At the press briefing last Thursday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she had not seen the letter yet. (more...)
Dozens Of Retired Generals, Admirals Oppose Trump's Ban On Transgender Troops Dozens Of Retired Generals, Admirals Oppose Trump's Ban On Transgender Troops
- August 03, 2017

The officers numbering 56 from the US Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard insisted that implementing the President's ban would reduce the readiness of the military. Not only is the banning of transgender troops unfounded and unconstitutional, Trump's bolstered security means residents who live on America's shores will potentially face less protection from the Coast Guard, which frequently assists communities in response to natural disasters and other emergencies. (more...)
James Comey will publish his leadership book with Flatiron James Comey will publish his leadership book with Flatiron
- August 03, 2017

The 50-year-old Wray inherits the FBI at a particularly challenging time given Trump's ousting of Comey, who was admired within the bureau. That includes memoirs by Barack and Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton and books by Eric Holder ("Pursuing Justice"), former director of national intelligence James Clapper, former secretary of education Arne Duncan, NBC correspondent Katy Tur, political journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, to name just a few. (more...)
Late night says goodbye to Anthony Scaramucci Late night says goodbye to Anthony Scaramucci
- August 03, 2017

After his dismissal, The Mooch was seen having dinner at the Trump hotel with Katrina Pierson, who worked as a spokesperson for the Trump campaign and now works for a Pro-Trump PAC after getting shot down for a gig in the White House comms shop. (more...)
Senate Democrats Lay Out Conditions for Working With GOP on Tax Policy
- August 03, 2017

Senate Democrats and independents said Tuesday that upcoming legislation to rewrite the nation's tax code should ensure the middle class doesn't pay more and the "top 1 percent" doesn't pay less. Ever the populist, Bannon is sensitive to the bad political optics of a "reform" plan that amounts to yet another deficit-financed bonanza for the rich. (more...)
Brand endorsement lands Shah Rukh Khan in legal trouble Brand endorsement lands Shah Rukh Khan in legal trouble
- August 03, 2017

Shah Rukh, along with actress Anushka Sharma, appeared on the Star Plus show to promote their forthcoming film " Jab Harry Met Sejal ". All of us try our best. SRK had said about the show earlier in a statement, "People will share stories about changes in society, in life - whether it's about the climate, unsafe diseases or to help empower women - and all of this will be integrated". (more...)
Medical marijuana growing facility originally planned for Seneca County opening downstate Medical marijuana growing facility originally planned for Seneca County opening downstate
- August 03, 2017

Holly Anderson is the Executive Director of the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester and said many individuals she works with say even with access to a list of prescribing doctors in the area from the Department of Health, it's almost impossible to find one. (more...)
Tillerson to attend Asean forum in Manila Tillerson to attend Asean forum in Manila
- August 03, 2017

The foreign ministers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are expected to draft a joint statement on countering terrorism and violent extremism, at a time this year's host the Philippines is battling the Islamic State-inspired Maute terrorists in Marawi city. (more...)
Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement on Russian Federation meeting: White House
- August 03, 2017

The ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the election is another source of unease. In another tweet Monday, Trump hinted that Congress's own health insurance plan should be replaced for its failure to repeal Obamacare, his predecessor's signature reform of the U.S. (more...)
Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand politician brands maternity leave question 'unacceptable' Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand politician brands maternity leave question 'unacceptable'
- August 03, 2017

Also, how significant it is that her new deputy is the first Maori person to snag that job in Labour's history . Jacinda Ardern, 37, was a mere seven hours into her new role when she was questioned about her plans to have a family on a live current affairs programme " The Project ". (more...)
Alleged Sydney terror plotters to smuggle bomb in random passengers' bag Alleged Sydney terror plotters to smuggle bomb in random passengers' bag
- August 03, 2017

Four men were arrested in Sydney on Saturday evening, with security tightened across all major Australian domestic and worldwide airports as investigators search several homes across the city. A further three men remain in custody without charge at the Sydney Police Centre in Surry Hills. A 50-year-old man was released from police custody on Tuesday night without being charged with a criminal offence, a joint statement from the Australian federal police and New South Wales police ... (more...)
Family of NJ Girl to Sue School After 'Preventable Tragedy' Family of NJ Girl to Sue School After 'Preventable Tragedy'
- August 03, 2017

Bruce Nagel , the Grossman's attorney, said on Tuesday bullies tormented Mallory in-person and through text messages and posts on Instagram and Snapchat , telling her she had no friends, was "a loser", and suggesting " Why don't you kill yourself? ". (more...)
U.S. successfully tests ICBM: Watch missile soar through the sky U.S. successfully tests ICBM: Watch missile soar through the sky
- August 03, 2017

This is the fourth time the USA tested a Minuteman III missile in 2017. President Donald Trump earlier this week promised to "handle North Korea ", while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a press briefing on Tuesday said the United States is not seeking to replace the North Korean regime. (more...)
Russian embassy in Damascus comes under mortar fire
- August 03, 2017

Russian Federation hopes that the Western countries in the United Nations Security Council will comment on the attack, the statement said. Russian Federation says its diplomatic mission in the Syrian capital of Damascus has come under mortar attack by terrorists. (more...)
North Korea can hit most of US North Korea can hit most of US
- August 03, 2017

Using characteristically crude language, Duterte teed off against Kim ahead of a regional security meeting in Manila where the hermit state's ballistic missile tests will be a hot agenda item. Davis said that, while the test missile had a lofted trajectory rather than the more direct one required to reach the United States, the military takes the threat seriously. (more...)
Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation attorney statement: White House Trump 'weighed in' on son's Russian Federation attorney statement: White House
- August 03, 2017

It was initially reported in early July that Trump Jr. met with Veselnitskaya along with Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law, who has a senior role in the White House, and Paul Manafort, who was campaign chair at the time , in Trump Tower in June 2016. (more...)
Korean Submarine Missiles 'Just Excuse for More Sanctions' Korean Submarine Missiles 'Just Excuse for More Sanctions'
- August 03, 2017

The nuclear warhead must be able to withstand extreme conditions of launch, flight and re-entry, he said, so what North Korea's recent launches have done is "try to measure as much as possible those extreme conditions", Hecker said. "We're not your threat, but you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond". "We would like to sit and have a dialogue about the future". (more...)
War against Boko Haram not won, not over yet - Buratai War against Boko Haram not won, not over yet - Buratai
- August 03, 2017

Boko Haram extremists have killed three loggers near a remote village in Nigeria's restive northeast Borno state, local militia assisting the military to fight the extremist group told AFP Wednesday . The chairman of Madagali local government area, Muhammad Yusuf, confirmed the death of seven people, but said the total figure was uncertain. The post War against Boko Haram not won, not over yet - Buratai appeared first on Vanguard News . (more...)