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Trump says US nuclear arsenal stronger than ever

Trump also retweeted news coverage about his heated rhetoric Wednesday. Photo Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arriving in Malaysia on Tuesday. Republican Senator Dan Sullivan said during an interview Tuesday that he is concerned about a possible attack on the state, which North Korea says is within its missile-firing range. Read More »

Denver area forecast calls for fog, rain and thunderstorms


Duluth radar at 7:30 a.m. today . Little warmer as you go south of Macon and Warner Robins with high temperatures possibly climbing into the upper 80s. The Houston area was struck with significant flooding from thunderstorms yesterday. Additional rain is possible Friday , especially throughout the second half of the day. Read More »

Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury'


Trump's comment came as North Korea , reacting to new United Nations sanctions against its rapidly developing nuclear weapons program, warned the would "pay dearly" for its crimes and said it was examining its plans to strike the American military base of Guam with a missile. Read More »

President Donald J. Trump's Agenda Items and Threat Matrix, Ranked

Chris Christie (R), an ally of the Trump administration, downplayed the significance of a D.C. grand jury being impaneled by Mueller. She said she believes people "are better informed than ever about what politicians say and if their statements are literally true or not", partly thanks to specialized fact-checkers, and partly thanks to "traditional political journalists putting corrective information into their reports much more than they used to". Read More »

Trump Threatens North Korea with 'Fire and Fury'


North Korea issued a statement threatening to attack US bases on Guam a few hours after Trump spoke, but analysts said it appeared to have been prepared before Trump's "fire and fury" warning. Chuck Schumer of NY similarly called out Trump's comments - referring to them as "reckless". Earlier Pyongyang said it was ready to give Washington a "severe lesson" with its strategic nuclear force in response to any USA military action. Read More »

Doklam standoff: Army moves troops of 33 Corps to Sikkim


Time, it added, is fast running short for India to pull out from Chinese territory and on that basis explore a face- saving solution in consultation with China. India's diplomatic efforts to end a seven-week military standoff with China have hit a roadblock, people briefed on the talks said, prompting Chinese state-run media to trumpet rhetoric of "unavoidable countermeasures" on the unmarked border. Read More »

UW Hospital and Clinics named Wisconsin's top hospital for sixth straight year


The rankings remain focused on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient safety and quality of nursing, but the methodology expanded for the 2017-18 review. Among the UI Stead Family Children's Hospital's six ranked specialties, four slipped and two made gains. For the 28th year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has unveiled its list of Best Hospitals . Read More »

Is The Senate's Obamacare Repeal Failure Hurting Fundraising Efforts?

Senate Republicans fell one vote short of passing an ACA repeal bill in July, and many are hoping a new plan, created by Sens. So the issue is awaiting continued debate when they return in September, but it's unclear when exactly the House will pass the budget (though it faces a deadline of September 30, when the current fiscal year ends). Read More »

Trump to target opioid crisis with 'major briefing' in New Jersey


Jose Benitez, the executive director of Prevention Point, the needle exchange and advocacy program that serves people suffering from addiction in Kensington, said before Trump's remarks on Tuesday that he had been encouraged by the report after years of tough-on-crime federal drug policy. Read More »

60% of Americans don't trust Donald Trump, CNN poll finds


Make no mistake: Trump will draw primary opposition in 2020. Only 24 percent of respondents strongly approve of the president's job performance, but a whopping 47 percent strongly disapprove. Rather went on to explain that in his short 200 days in office, Trump has managed to change "the whole direction of justice system, [rewrite] environmental laws, [change] the regulations by public lands and so forth". Read More »

Cowboys fans gather at The Star for Jerry's big day


Jones really was the GM, no matter what the Jimmy camp ever claimed. The Cowboys returned to California after Jones' speech and had Sunday off. That was the point that Jones, who entered the league as a cocky oil and gas wildcatter from Arkansas and shook up the NFL's buttoned-up establishment, eloquently drove home in a speech that lasted 36 minutes, 47 seconds, in which the only surprise was a lack of tears. Read More »

Beware of government-run health care


The congressman said that if Congress can pass tax reform, "the business community can take off". No doubt he, like me, was awed by Senate Republicans' willingness to reveal how little value they are to their constituents, their party and our president. Read More »

Disney to start online streaming, bypassing Netflix


Disney will pay $1.52 billion to acquire an additional 42 percent of BAMTech , the streaming video technology business the company acquired a 33 percent stake in previous year for $1 billion - and which will provide the technological underpinnings for its upcoming streaming services. Read More »

North Korea Rejects UN Sanctions, Vows "Action"


The United States , Australia and Japan on Monday urged the worldwide community to pressure North Korea to abandon its "threatening and provocative path" and apply additional diplomatic and economic measures on Pyongyang over its missile tests . Read More »

Two-thirds see North Korea as a very serious threat — CNN Poll


It is not believed that the capability has been tested, according to the sources. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence could not immediately be reached for comment. Rather, it's that most leaders understand that North Korea is a rational country that understands the U.S. would destroy it in the event of an actual war, and thus does not want to start a major conflict with the United States over nothing. Read More »

New iPhone 8 leak tips at full-screen display


It also adds some protection on the four rounded corners of the iPhone 8 , as smartphones have a amusing way of maneuvering while in free fall towards a hard surface (like a cement sidewalk) so that it lands on a corner, thereby shattering the entire front display. Read More »

How to avoid buying 'bogus' solar eclipse glasses

The solar eclipse of 2017 is nearly here! This production includes a variety of wonderful styles - from spectacular space environments to humorous pop-up books. MacTavish recommends downloading an app called Solar Eclipse Timer, available through the AppStore or Google Play for $1.99. He recalled that eclipse as being a particularly lovely event that he watched from a beach. Read More »

Kenya election updates: How Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga fight is going


Observers predict a cliffhanger election with the spoils going to the camp most able to mobilize its supporters. "The only way [Kenyatta's party] can win this election is by rigging". Kenyatta's running mate Ruto was an ally of Odinga in 2007, for example. Elections in 2013 were marred by the widespread failure of the electronic system, forcing officials to revert to manual counting of the vote. Read More »

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: BJP eyes three seats

Gandhinagar : Voting has begun in a hall in the Gujarat state secretariat in Gandhinagar this morning in a Rajya Sabha election that has become a huge prestige battle between the BJP and the Congress. At least 45 preference votes are needed for a candidate to get elected to the Upper House. But if Shah succeeds in thwarting Patel from reaching the Rajya Sabha, it will be Sonia's authority, and consequently Congress' electoral heft in Gujarat that will suffer maximum damage. Read More »

China, Vietnam meeting cancelled amid South China Sea tensions

In July, North Korea conducted two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles in violation of previous UN Security Council resolutions. ASEAN released a statement mid-summit calling for full compliance with United Nations sanctions. Critics of China have accused it of trying to divide ASEAN with strong-armed tactics and chequebook diplomacy, enticing smaller countries in the bloc such as Cambodia and Laos to support it. Read More »

Gay marriage vote set to go postal

If the legislation fails to pass the Senate, a voluntary postal vote which would give Australians the option to vote for or against same sex marriage , would likely be the next step. NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby convenor Lauren Foy said there was "a solid bill" ready to go - the one drafted by Liberal senator Dean Smith based on last year's cross-party-endorsed Senate inquiry. Read More »

Microsoft is changing the look of Xbox One again

Furthermore, it is only compatible with Windows 10 devices like laptops and tablets that have USB 2.0 or 3.0 support. The aforementioned Home, Community and Guide updates launch today for Xbox Insiders . If you're anxious about waiting for an Xbox One X , there really is no downside to grabbing an Xbox One S and getting a head start on your gaming. Read More »

Social media responds to Mbete's decision on no-confidence vote

The ANC - once all-powerful as heir of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle - has lost popularity under Zuma, underscored by its worst electoral showing in over two decades of power in local elections a year ago. The no-confidence vote was proposed by the main opposition Democratic Alliance in April after Zuma fired respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan, prompting two ratings agencies to downgrade South Africa's credit rating to junk. Read More »

President Trump lashes out at senator from CT


Trump's lack of military service is not unique in the White House . During an interview with Howard Stern, Trump once called his sexual conquests while avoiding sexually transmitted diseases his own "personal Vietnam ". Blumenthal said Monday on CNN's "New Day" that he was "concerned" the president is "weaponizing...laws" after the crackdown of leaks was announced. Read More »