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Ryan says Trump 'messed up' on Charlottesville, rejects censure

Ryan says Trump 'messed up' on Charlottesville, rejects censure But critics said Trump lost whatever credibility he had regained when he made an off-the-cuff remark about Charlottesville during an infrastructure news conference on August 15 at Trump Tower in NY. You just described your premium increases, your deductible increases... That's just so very clear. Ryan agreed "you're not a good person if you're there", before later cautioning against "partisan"... [Full Article...]

Remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey expected to reform in Gulf of Mexico

Remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey expected to reform in Gulf of Mexico We've had hot and humid weather these past few days but a change is on the way tonight! It will be hotter with highs in the mid-90's and feels-like temperature near 101. Marine interests, especially small craft operators are advised to exercise extreme caution as the remnants of Harvey traverse the waters south of the island. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders: 'No action' on Arpaio pardon Tuesday

Sarah Sanders: 'No action' on Arpaio pardon Tuesday A counter-protester in Charlottesville was killed and 18 others injured in a vehicle ramming incident that came after clashes between the rival groups. Trump carried his state, and Ducey is up for re-election next year. Air Force One will make its first Arizona stop in Yuma on Tuesday. He tells reporters that his number one concern is assuring the event is secure. [Full Article...]

In Afghanistan, Trump surrenders to own generals — Dickerson

He didn't say what sanctions might be considered. "Pakistan, which has borne the weight of terrorist attacks in the past, shares with us", he wrote. "We are killing terrorists", he said. Trump's speech drew a 1.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.2 million viewers on NBC. "I'm proud of the fact that he listened to the generals and most proud of the fact that he showed the will to stand up to ra... [Full Article...]

Local eclipse viewing attracts hundreds

Local eclipse viewing attracts hundreds With the help of her husband, a physicist, the family built their own solar eclipse viewing boxes using cardboard and cereal boxes, toilet paper tubes and aluminum foil. Everyone in North American could see the partial solar eclipse. "It's cool for her because she understands the whole thing and how it's happening", she said. [Full Article...]

Chris Froome surges into lead in Andorra — Stage three

Chris Froome surges into lead in Andorra — Stage three It was really beautiful coming into the finish". Spain's Contador, a three-time winner of his home tour, finished 2:33 behind. Peter Stetina helped too, but Contador told them to think for themselves. Froome appears ready to fight. Nibali is one of the few contenders who missed the Tour de France and looked to have the fresher legs as he headed a nine-man group to the line. [Full Article...]

Arpaio pardon is certain

Arpaio pardon is certain The backlash was swift, wide, and sustained; passions have been supercharged ever since. Trump said earlier this month that he was considering pardoning Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff found guilty of criminal contempt for violating the terms of a 2011 court order in a racial profiling case. [Full Article...]

Otro intento de atentado en España: Cuatro terroristas muertos

Otro intento de atentado en España: Cuatro terroristas muertos El ataque de Cambrils se produjo horas después de que una camioneta blanca entrase al pintoresco paseo barcelonés de Las Ramblas para arrollar a peatones, circulando en zigzag por la vía atestada de residentes y turistas de todo el mundo . [Full Article...]

North Korea says USA faces 'merciless revenge' over military drills

North Korea says USA faces 'merciless revenge' over military drills Despite the threat, US and South Korean militaries launched this year's 11-day training on Monday morning as scheduled. Bannon named the acting top USA diplomat for East Asia, Susan Thornton, as one official he wanted out. WASHINGTON-America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after U.S. [Full Article...]

Samsung's Bixby assistant is now available worldwide

Samsung's Bixby assistant is now available worldwide The device may also come with a digital pen called the "S Pen" that may have a speaker within it, doubling it as a voice recorder. Samsung Electronics today announced that Bixbys voice capabilities have expanded to more than 200 countries and territories worldwide, allowing millions of consumers to experience a smarter way to interact with their phones. [Full Article...]

Duke University removes statue of Robert E. Lee following vandalism

Duke University removes statue of Robert E. Lee following vandalism He would not protect the wonderful melting pot of America. The school also blocked off the area during the process, and the statues are expected to be gone by mid-morning Monday, a spokesman said. Are we a nation that will stoop this low to follow these mad men in other countries? The Ladies' Confederate Memorial was put up in 1874 after a five-year fundraising campaign led by Breckinridge's wife,... [Full Article...]

Pyongyang slams US-South Korea military drills

Pyongyang slams US-South Korea military drills Mr Kim has said North Korea can target the USA anytime and neither Guam , Hawaii nor the mainland can dodge the merciless strike. The exercises may feature simulated use of "counter-weapons-of-mass-destructions (CWMD) operations and sustaining allied maneuvers in the aftermath of a North Korean nuclear attack against core U.S". [Full Article...]

BMW Unveils Their Fastest M Car To Date

BMW Unveils Their Fastest M Car To Date More torque is fed to the rear axle and the rear wheels give more wheel slippage which allows controlled drifts and playful handling, but with controlled oversteer. The vehicle is electronically limited to 250km/h, but the optional M Driver's Package can keep the fun going till 305 km/h. Sophisticated stiffening elements in the front and rear structures ensure the body structure is extremely rigid... [Full Article...]

South Korea military drills not conducive towards easing tensions: China

SEOUL , Aug. 22 (Yonhap) - The chief of the United States Pacific Command said Tuesday diplomacy should outweigh military means in efforts to denuclearize North Korea . The number of USA troops participating this year is lower than last year. The Prime Minister said, "In terms of defence, we are joined at the hip", according to News AU . [Full Article...]

White House braces for fallout from Trump remarks on Charlottesville violence

White House braces for fallout from Trump remarks on Charlottesville violence At first, he said both sides were to blame for the violence at the event, where neo-Nazis shouted, "Jews will not replace us". Bro's daughter, 32-year-old Heather Heyer , was killed and 19 others were injured when the driver rammed a auto into a crowd of demonstrators. [Full Article...]

North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'

North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail' North Korea is a useful buffer state for China between it and U.S. forces based in South Korea , and also across the sea in Japan . China , North Korea's main ally and trading partner, has urged the United States and South Korea to scrap the drills in exchange for North Korea calling a halt to its weapons programmes. [Full Article...]

No War This Week... with North Korea

No War This Week... with North Korea People can be assured and trust that there will be no war". Pyongyang conducted two tests of its long-range missile in July and had threatened to fire four ballistic missiles toward Guam. Bu they all agree that in order to hold US-North Korea peace talks, South Korea and the US should suspend their regular joint military exercises. He quoted historian Bruce Cumings: " Most Americans are compl... [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Monuments To The Pro-Slavery Confederacy

Trump Defends Monuments To The Pro-Slavery Confederacy Carson said that while the speaker has a "tough job", he would "get more respect from his constituents and from the American people if he becomes bolder in rebuking and distancing himself from the Trump administration". Robert E. Lee from a downtown park. The Twitter posts were the latest in his escalating remarks that critics contend validates white supremacist groups who led a blood... [Full Article...]

Spanish Government Maintains Security Alert Level, Says No Attack Imminent

Spanish Government Maintains Security Alert Level, Says No Attack Imminent It's now thought that the terrorists had planned an even larger scale attack and meant to drive three vans packed with explosives into key tourist sights including, Las Ramblas, the Sagrada Familia cathedral and in the port city of El Espanol. [Full Article...]

Mother of Slain Protester Says She Won't Talk to President Trump

Mother of Slain Protester Says She Won't Talk to President Trump Trump's remark, said another industry representative, "doesn't make it any easier". Members of organised neo-Nazi and so-called "Alt-Right" groups had called a rally to protest the removal of a Confederate statue there. "We cannot allow this old evil to be resurrected", he wrote to end the Twitter thread. Conversely, Mr Trump, who has pushed policies on immigration and trade that are unpopular i... [Full Article...]


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