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Democrats drafting articles of impeachment against Trump Democrats drafting articles of impeachment against Trump
- August 19, 2017

Still, while criticism of the president over his Charlottesville response has poured out from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, any resolution to impeach Trump would need support from the House's Republican majority to move forward. To close his statement, Congressman Cohen said, "It is morally and legally incumbent upon me, based on my oath of office, to introduce articles of impeachment". (more...)
Trump criticizes removal of Confederate monuments Trump criticizes removal of Confederate monuments
- August 19, 2017

Trump doubled down on Thursday morning, lamenting that the removal of the "beautiful" monuments would ruin the "history and culture" of the U.S. As Democratic leaders threw their support Thursday behind a proposal to take down any statue connected with the Confederacy, President Trump wondered where they would draw the line. (more...)
Trump approves revamped cyber command to meet threats Trump approves revamped cyber command to meet threats
- August 19, 2017

McCain also said he appreciates the administration's commitment to "ensuring that a future separation of the so-called "dual hat" relationship between Cyber Command and the National Security Agency will be based on conditions, rather than arbitrary political timelines". (more...)
Former presidents Bush condemn 'racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred' Former presidents Bush condemn 'racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred'
- August 18, 2017

A auto plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing Heather Heyer , and injuring at least 19 others. "This bigotry is counter to all this country stands for", he said . Amid a furor over his delay in denouncing a white supremacists' rally in specific terms, Trump condemned the "racist violence" at the Charlottesville event and declared that "racism is evil". (more...)
Kashmir terror funding case: NIA arrests prominent businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali Kashmir terror funding case: NIA arrests prominent businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali
- August 18, 2017

An NIA spokesperson told the Indian Express that searches on the properties of Shafi Reshi and Zahoor Watali have yielded a lot of financial records. The agency questioned Faheem Ali, a Deputy Superintendent of Police who was Personal Security Officer of the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and a Jammu-based APHC leader and a lawyer, Devender Singh Behl. (more...)
Shah Rukh Khan visits recuperating Dilip Kumar Shah Rukh Khan visits recuperating Dilip Kumar
- August 17, 2017

Sahab's doing much better since he returned from the hospital. " Shukar Allah ." The 94-year-old was admitted to Mumbai's Lilavati hospital on August 2 due to kidney issues. Whilst sharing the photos, Saira wrote, "Sahab's mooh bola beta - "son" @ iamsrk visited Sahab today". We wish him a speedy recovery. "2/ @ iamsrk visited Sahab this evening". (more...)
US State Department Recognizes ISIS Genocide in Religious-Freedom Report US State Department Recognizes ISIS Genocide in Religious-Freedom Report
- August 17, 2017

State Department said in an annual report released on Tuesday. TILLERSON: ISIS is clearly responsible for genocide against Yezidis, Christians and Shia Muslims in areas that it controls or has controlled. "The failure of governments to protect this right breeds instability, terrorism and violence". Tillerson, Shea said, "forcefully clarified that ISIS has the "specific intent" of destroying the Christian community, along with the other two minorities". (more...)
President Trump to sign executive order on infrastructure projects President Trump to sign executive order on infrastructure projects
- August 17, 2017

The order calls for a $1 trillion revitalization package, though no legislation now exists for this upgrade. The Trump administration has long complained that the permitting process has gotten out of control and vowed to simplify the process. (more...)
Over 300 killed, 2000 homeless as mudslides sack Sierra Leone Over 300 killed, 2000 homeless as mudslides sack Sierra Leone
- August 17, 2017

Beyond emergency aid relief, we need to help rebuild their communities and give them hope for the future. "The number rose from 205 to 245, the search continued this morning, and we expect that number to rise", Abu Bakarr, spokesman for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone , told CNN on Tuesday. (more...)
Trump reassures governor of Guam in phone call Trump reassures governor of Guam in phone call
- August 16, 2017

He cautioned against portraying his words as a virtual declaration of war. Speaking to reporters, Mattis added that the USA military would "take out" any North Korean missile it detects is heading for American soil, including Guam , a us territory. (more...)
Lincoln Memorial vandalized with explicit graffiti Lincoln Memorial vandalized with explicit graffiti
- August 16, 2017

The work is expected to extend for a week. The process is repeated until "all evidence of the graffiti is gone". The Lincoln Memorial was vandalized with an expletive written in red paint. Defacing a national monument or memorial is rare but not unheard of. Back in 2013, the statues of Abraham Lincoln inside the Lincoln Memorial and Joseph Henry, outside the headquarters of the Smithsonian Institution, were also vandalized with green paint. (more...)
Woman lost in woods survived on berries and mushrooms for a month Woman lost in woods survived on berries and mushrooms for a month
- August 16, 2017

Unfamiliar with the area, she had become lost soon after running into the woods on the night of the robbery, often going in circles due to the disorienting effects of hunger and dehydration, and eventually losing 50 pounds, over a third of her body weight. (more...)
Taliban calls on Trump to remove United States troops from Afghanistan Taliban calls on Trump to remove United States troops from Afghanistan
- August 16, 2017

One of the biggest issues President Donald Trump had passed onto him is the war in Afghanistan, which he inherited from former President Barack Obama, who was gifted it by former President George W. military strategy to Trump, with an announcement potentially coming in weeks. However, Trump and several of his aides criticized the protracted conflict, toying with the idea of complete withdrawal. (more...)
Trump just retweeted someone appearing to call him a 'fascist' Trump just retweeted someone appearing to call him a 'fascist'
- August 16, 2017

Trump retweeted the message to his followers. The President, who often shares posts from media outlets he approves of and from his supporters, seemed to realise his mistake, deleting his retweet around 15 minutes after sharing. Arpaio continued to carry out the operations for another 18 months but claimed that he didn't violate the order intentionally. Trump then deleted another retweet which showed a person with the CNN logo superimposed over them being hit by a Trump train. (more...)
Kenyans Resume Normal Activities After Election Kenyans Resume Normal Activities After Election
- August 15, 2017

In Kenya , Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected as President following Tuesday's election. Kenya's election commission said its process was fair and worldwide observers praised its handling of the election. Like in any competition, there is a loser and a victor. "I extend a hand of friendship to our older brother, Raila Odinga and his supporters and also congratulate all those who won on the NASA ticket". (more...)
Top US military officer warns North Korea that US military ready Top US military officer warns North Korea that US military ready
- August 15, 2017

He will then travel to Japan and China. North Korea said in June that it can place a moratorium on its nuclear and missile tests if the us suspends the military drills, but Seoul and Washington rejected the idea. Pompeo said Kim responds to "adverse circumstances", suggesting that the North Korean leader will realize he doesn't want a military confrontation with Washington. (more...)
Trump Records Robocall for AL Senate Candidate Luther Strange Trump Records Robocall for AL Senate Candidate Luther Strange
- August 15, 2017

In a special election that has been dubbed as "The Battle of Alabama", several different factions of the Republican Party are all vying to permanently replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the U.S. "President Trump's endorsement and kind words speak volumes about his trust in my leadership in the United States Senate", Strange said in a statement. (more...)
'Mad Dog' Mattis to Kim Jong-Un: We win, you lose 'Mad Dog' Mattis to Kim Jong-Un: We win, you lose
- August 15, 2017

They explained that the Trump administration is applying diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to achieve the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and a dismantling of the regime's ballistic-missile programs. (more...)
Death toll from flood, landslide climbs to 49 Death toll from flood, landslide climbs to 49
- August 15, 2017

Nepal PM said "I am devastated by the loss of lives and property caused by floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains in Terai and Inner Terai". "Search and rescue works are under way but the water levels have not declined yet", he said . At least 1,900 families are displaced due to damage of their houses. (more...)
NTSB Helps Investigate Deadly Helicopter Crash Near Violence in Virginia NTSB Helps Investigate Deadly Helicopter Crash Near Violence in Virginia
- August 15, 2017

Rosenthal affirmed the crash on Twitter. The crash occurred near a residence on Old Farm Road by Birdwood Golf Course, about seven miles from the site of a violent white supremacy rally in downtown Charlottesville where at least one demonstrator was killed. (more...)