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Republicans blamed for debt ceiling 'mess'

Republicans blamed for debt ceiling 'mess' The Trump administration is giving mixed signals on what the president would sign into law. Democrats uniformally slammed Trump's remarks, with several calling the president's speech "unhinged" on Twitter . Tweeted the Congressional Hispanic Caucus: "Trump irresponsibly vows to shut down govt if his immoral, ineffective & unnecessary #borderwall isn't funded by the American taxpayer". [Full Article...]

Trump attacks McConnell and Ryan amid debt ceiling fight

Trump attacks McConnell and Ryan amid debt ceiling fight Bills passed, regulations killed, border, military, ISIS, SC!' Congress, under the leadership of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., has not been completely AWOL. 'That will not happen, ' McConnell said. If he can get a veto-proof majority, he has won. Ryan understands getting the votes needed to approve $1.6 billion for starting the wall alo... [Full Article...]

Newcastle vs. West Ham live stream

Newcastle vs. West Ham live stream If some stuff happens outside, it can maybe affect us in - how can I say it - our preparations for the game, but as soon as you step on the pitch, you are playing football, trying to score goals and win games". The goal capped a strong showing from Newcastle in the wake of their humbling EFL Cup exit at the hands of Nottingham Forest on Wednesday, but the pressure on Slaven Bilic will only i... [Full Article...]

Flooding fears mount as powerful storm hits US

Flooding fears mount as powerful storm hits US It now appears Harvey will stay stalled over Texas , trapped between high pressure areas to the west and east of it. That exact movement over the next couple of days won't matter that much, he said, because the storm is expected to remain in that general area. [Full Article...]

OP: America is not "great" and President Trump is a contributing factor

OP: America is not Lee Miringoff, the result of the recent survey suggests that Trump should recognize a "cautionary tale" about how much his number of supporters has dropped over the course of his presidency. "And I have no doubt about it, and you don't have any doubt about it either", Trump said August 15 during a combative news conference with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower. [Full Article...]

President Trump speaks at rally in Arizona

President Trump speaks at rally in Arizona Trump, on his first visit to Arizona since he was elected in November, struck familiar notes about an America for all, saying it is a "movement based on love". He reiterated his desire to end the 60-vote threshold in the Senate, which McConnell had said he is not open to doing. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who served both Republican and Democratic presidents from Joh... [Full Article...]

Trump Has A Harsher Condemnation For The Media Than For White Supremacists

Trump Has A Harsher Condemnation For The Media Than For White Supremacists Oh, yes, I accept that he is the president. "And I have no doubt about it, and you don't have any doubt about it either", Trump said August 15 during a combative news conference with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower. "You can't call me a racist when I volunteered my time to save people stranded by smugglers". And every American schoolchild knows it. The rest of the poll didn't get much bett... [Full Article...]

Cartoons skewering Trump tell the story well — Letter

Cartoons skewering Trump tell the story well — Letter Once you're on the series page, you can tap on the episode title to play it, and tap on the "subscribe" button to have new episodes sent to your phone free. So this is kind of a shift for him. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has vowed to "go to war" with President Donald Trump's opponents in the media and on the Capitol Hill after he was fired from his job. [Full Article...]

ISIS to lose when Palestine is no longer occupied, Abbas

ISIS to lose when Palestine is no longer occupied, Abbas Seven months into the Trump administration, Palestinian leaders say they still don't know what President Trump's position is on their conflict with Israel , frustrated that he refuses to commit publicly to the so-called "two-state solution" as the key to resolving it. [Full Article...]

Louisville Activists Call On McConnell To Hold Trump Accountable

Louisville Activists Call On McConnell To Hold Trump Accountable If the debt ceiling is reached without being increased, the Treasury would have to resort to "extraordinary" and even legally dubious measures to determine which debts to pay and which to default on until the ceiling is raised, according to the Bipartisan Policy Center's 2o17 Debt Limit Analysis. [Full Article...]

Dera violence: Two more deaths reported from Sirsa

Dera violence: Two more deaths reported from Sirsa Similar violent protests were also reported from other parts of Haryana . Authorities have imposed curfew in areas, which are in the vicinity of the Dera headquarters, on Thursday. It was responding Centre's lawyer's defence that Friday's violence was a matter of the state, reported NDTV . Panchkula town, adjoining here, where the CBI court announced the sect chief guilty, bore the brunt o... [Full Article...]

Strange Move: DNC Goes After Trump for 'Empty Promises' on Border Wall

According to an official of the department of homeland Security, 126 472 people have been stopped at the Southern border between the 1st January and the 31st of July, a decrease of 46% compared to the same period in 2016. Shares of advertising firm Omnicom (OMC.N) dropped more than 6.94%, while Interpublic Group (IPG.N) fell 6.32% after WPP (WPP.L) cut its sales forecast after consumer goods gi... [Full Article...]

Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response

Trump monitors Harvey from Camp David, praises government response Rockport City Manager Kevin Carruth said by phone that he had heard reports of a tree falling into a mobile home and roofs collapsing on houses. Mr Abbott said he had asked Mr Trump for a federal disaster declaration. It was part of a record-breaking hurricane season that included Katrina, which devastated New Orleans and killed almost 2000 people in August of that year. [Full Article...]

McMaster says he's seeking a 'sustainable outcome' in Afghanistan

In his four-page resignation letter, Hoh wrote: "I fail to see the value or the worth in continued U.S. casualties or expenditures of resources in support of the Afghan government in what is, truly, a 35-year-old civil war". The US adopted the policy of persuading both India and Pakistan to actively participate in the nonproliferation regime by agreeing to comply with the Comprehensive Test Ban Tr... [Full Article...]

United States vows to mount pressure on Taliban in Afghanistan

Responding to questions, the official said Trump was determined to not allow terrorists exists in the region, but did not say if it meant those across the Afghan border in Pakistan . His announcement on Monday of the decision to send more troops to the country reflects a realization that the US does not have many options in dealing with its longest military conflict. [Full Article...]

A Government Shutdown Is A Stupid Strategy For Political Gain

A Government Shutdown Is A Stupid Strategy For Political Gain Because, for Trump, that promise to make Mexico pay for the wall was so fundamental to his appeal as a candidate that to openly acknowledge it isn't going to happen (and never was) is hugely politically problematic. The democrats , who oppose it, and hold a blocking minority in the Senate, could play the intransigence and cause a "shutdown" on October 1st. While some Republicans back the idea o... [Full Article...]

President Trump declares Harvey disaster in Texas

President Trump declares Harvey disaster in Texas The entire second story was ripped off. "We have been working on lists trying to prioritize the calls that we have waiting". The pounding winds and storm surges of Sandy, dubbed a "superstorm" since it was extratropical by the time it made landfall, devastated the coastlines of NY and New Jersey in late October 2012, damaging at least 650,000 homes and causing about 8.5 million power outages... [Full Article...]

Trump adviser Cohn criticizes administration's Charlottesville response

Trump adviser Cohn criticizes administration's Charlottesville response The former president of Goldman Sachs has said that the administration "must do better" when condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Kelly's deputy, Kristjen Nielson, is also expected to assume an integral role. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he doesn't think a shutdown is "necessary". During her first press conference in three weeks, Sanders refused to answer four questions about w... [Full Article...]

Formula - 1: No games, I'm here to win: Hamilton

Formula - 1: No games, I'm here to win: Hamilton He made a rapid and unexpected impact, claiming his 40th race victory in just the second grand prix of the campaign in Malaysia. Vettel and Hamilton have both won four races apiece this season, but it is the former's greater consistency which sees him in charge of the title race ahead of tomorrow's grand prix at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. [Full Article...]

The Meaning of Confederate Monuments

The Meaning of Confederate Monuments They are part of our racial history as a nation. Charlottesville's city council had voted to remove the statues, but opponents have challenged that decision in court. Instead, they would be better suited decorating Confederate cemeteries and museums as a reminder of slavery and American lives lost, but not glorifying either. [Full Article...]


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