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Majority in poll: Trump rhetoric could 'accidentally' involve USA in global conflict

Majority in poll: Trump rhetoric could 'accidentally' involve USA in global conflict The poll reflected public sentiment following violent clashes this month in Charlottesville, Virginia , between white-supremacist groups and protesters who opposed them. A mere 10 percent object to the monuments, but it should be said that the spread places this as one of the most unified issues among Trump supporters to date. [Full Article...]

N Korea's Three Ballistic Missiles Launch 'Provocation' Against US - Tillerson

N Korea's Three Ballistic Missiles Launch 'Provocation' Against US - Tillerson Kim Jong Un last tested a missile, an intercontinental ballistic missile, on July 28. But despite a war of words between President Trump and Kim that's been going on for weeks, Kim is not insane. In most cases, U.S. PACOM's assessment ends up the most accurate. The North later said it was prepared to watch U.S. actions in the region " a little more " before ordering the strike. [Full Article...]

North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions

North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions South Korea's presidential office and military said North Korea fired "several" projectiles in what was presumed as a test of its 300-millimeter rocket artillery system. (Hawaii time) and 12:19 p.m. failed in flight", the PACOM's spokesman Cdr. North Korea's last missile test on July 28 was for an intercontinental ballistic missile created to fly 10,000 km (6,200 miles). [Full Article...]

D-backs' Corbin looks for another quality start against Giants

D-backs' Corbin looks for another quality start against Giants Pollock and J.D. Martinez pushed the Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field. In Saturday's contest, A.J. Pollock and J.D. Taijuan Walker (7-7) was just as good, allowing one run on four hits in 6 1/3 innings. Arizona posted its eighth shutout of the season while holding the Giants scoreless at Chase Field for the first time since 2008. [Full Article...]

USA revises assessment on North Korean missile launches

USA revises assessment on North Korean missile launches A war of words then broke out between Trump and North Korea as negotiators worked behind the scenes to calm the conflict. Pyongyang then threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the U.S. New joint venture enterprises, new wholly owned businesses and the expansion of existing entities involving North Korean individuals or companies are prohibited in China, according to a notice released... [Full Article...]

My money won't go to the border wall

My money won't go to the border wall He added: 'With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. The president did not elaborate on how Mexico would cover the cost. The wall was one of Trump's most popular campaign vows, prompting frequent rally chants of "Build that wall!" USA lawmakers return from their summer recess on September 5 needing to come up with a deal to fund the government an... [Full Article...]

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles in Apparent Failed Test

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles in Apparent Failed Test According to the USA military's Pacific Command, one of the missiles blew up nearly immediately after its launch. The second missile "appears to have blown up nearly immediately", he added. Tensions had eased since a harsh exchange of threats between Pyongyang and Washington after US President Donald Trump had warned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un he would face "fire and fury" if he threatene... [Full Article...]

Nevada urban rescue team headed to Texas after Hurricane Harvey

Nevada urban rescue team headed to Texas after Hurricane Harvey According to TEEX spokeswoman Kathy Fraser, the teams are positioned at an inland staging area in preparation for Harvey's landfall. People walk dogs through flooded streets as the effects of Hurricane Harvey are seen Sunday in Galveston. [Full Article...]

After Peaceful Demonstration in San Francisco, Second Counter-Protest Expected in Berkeley

After Peaceful Demonstration in San Francisco, Second Counter-Protest Expected in Berkeley Concerned about the potential for violence, Berkeley police had banned protesters from covering their faces or carrying a variety of items that could be used as weapons. On Friday afternoon, the shofar was sounded on the steps of San Francisco City Hall when Sherith Israel Senior Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf gave an invocation at the United Against Hate rally, attended by civic and faith leaders... [Full Article...]

In Israel : Government finalises deal for 17 more F-35 stealth fighters

In Israel : Government finalises deal for 17 more F-35 stealth fighters A cabinet procurement committee had already approved the procurement of the 17 F-35s. An Israeli delegation visiting the United States completed the procurement of another 17 F-35 "Adir" Joint Strike Fighters (JSF), bringing the total order to 50, the equivalent of two Israel Air Force (IAF) squadrons. [Full Article...]

Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills

Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills In its nature, the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise is a defensive one, and this time the allies seemed to have considered the recent tension that had sparked fears of war. In past years, North Korea has responded to the joint exercises with threats, weapons tests or both. North Korea claims it has successfully miniaturized a nuclear weapon. [Full Article...]

San Francisco rabbis gather against bigotry after far-right rallies cancelled

San Francisco rabbis gather against bigotry after far-right rallies cancelled Another counter protest called the "Bay Area Rally Against Hate" was scheduled to take place Sunday on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, despite calls by university police for demonstrators to stay away. People at the park are also not allowed to cover their faces with scarves or bandanas. The city has banned a long list of items from the park, including baseball bats, dogs a... [Full Article...]

House Dem warns Guatemala's foreign aid in peril

House Dem warns Guatemala's foreign aid in peril The court will now analyse the case before reaching a definitive decision. Speaking in a video published on his Facebook account earlier on Sunday, Morales had said that Velasquez must leave national territory with immediate effect. Engel expressed disappointment in Morales's move, but praised the United Nations anti-corruption commission for its work against impunity and corruption in Guatemala... [Full Article...]

Texas, Japan advance to the LLWS title game

Texas, Japan advance to the LLWS title game It will be Lufkin, Texas , against Tokyo in Sunday's Little League World Series championship game. "Once one of our hitters got a home run off of him, we believed we could hit off him". Goto helped his own cause in the fifth inning, knocking in a run on a line drive single to center. Here is a look at Saturday's results, including in-depth analysis regarding both the USA and International Champ... [Full Article...]

North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills

The incident happened amid rising tensions between the USA and North Korea , which has been warned by President Trump about missile build-up and development of nuclear armaments. North Korea this week said the exercises were evidence that the United States planned to invade North Korea . The U.S. and its allies had warned Kim against launching missiles toward Guam, home to key American m... [Full Article...]

Alerts, Pictures and Updates on Texas and Louisiana Storm

Alerts, Pictures and Updates on Texas and Louisiana Storm It weakened overnight to Category 1 and then to a tropical storm. Hurricane Harvey threw its first punch at Rockport and Fulton , up the coast from Corpus Christi, killing at least one person, injuring others and leaving countless homes and businesses in shambles. [Full Article...]

NASA gets an in-depth look at intensifying Hurricane Harvey

NASA gets an in-depth look at intensifying Hurricane Harvey All the while, it will dump what could be historic quantities of rain - 15 to 30 inches in many areas, with as much as 40 inches in isolated areas, according to the National Weather Service . Houston also marks the beginning of the Colonial Pipeline, which transports more than 100 million gallons of gasoline, heating oil and aviation fuel each day to as far as the NY harbor. [Full Article...]

Raekwon Davis, projected Alabama starter, suffers minor gunshot wound

But he told investigators he was standing outside Bar 17 when he heard several gunshots. The report said the 20-year-old was uncooperative when he spoke to investigators at a local hospital. Aaron Suttles of TideSports.com reported the news Sunday, noting Davis is a projected starter. This fall, Davis has been pushing for a starting spot along Alabama's defensive line. [Full Article...]

Beaumont woman among thousands of cruise passengers held hostage by Harvey

Beaumont woman among thousands of cruise passengers held hostage by Harvey A Beaumont woman is among thousands of cruise ship passengers held hostage at sea thanks to Hurricane Harvey . The ship instead stayed an extra day in Cozumel , an island off of Mexico. The duration of your cruise will have to be shortened and the itinerary modified. The Ecstasy cruise liner is moored against the skyline of hurricane-hit New Orleans in September 2005. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires several short-range unidentified projectiles: military reports

North Korea fires several short-range unidentified projectiles: military reports Prior to Saturday, the most recent launch by North Korea was on July 28, when it test-fired a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, the second that month. In April 2009, Pyongyang launched a long-range rocket which flew over Japan in what it said was an attempt to put a satellite into orbit, but which was seen by the US, Japan and South Korea as a disguised test of a Taepodong-2. [Full Article...]


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