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5 most interesting things Anthony Scaramucci said on 'The Late Show,' ranked


One exchange was particularly awkward between Scaramucci and Colbert. When he first sat down, Scaramucci awkwardly tried to make a " Game of Thrones " reference, but he bungled the line. One of the senior officials said McMaster's anger over the campaign "is known to the president" but declined to say whether the national security adviser had told Trump directly or through General John Kelly, an ally and the president's new chief of staff. Read More »

Dollar nurses losses as outlook remains wary


Palladium climbed 0.2 percent to $898.30 per ounce and was on track to end the week 2.4-percent higher. Shares of General Electric were down 0.9 percent and fell to an intraday low of $25.10, their lowest point since October 2015. Also, the world's biggest miner BHP is also likely to invest significantly in its nickel business as demand for electric vehicles pick up. With trading equally as quiet in the Eurozone, the Euro ended the London session unchanged, despite earlier falling below ... Read More »

North Korea says it will develop Guam strike plan by mid-August


About three hours after the Post's report was published, President Donald Trump responded by saying that if the regime of Kim Jong-un issues further threats, the US will retaliate with " fire and fury like the world has never seen". attempted a regime change in Pyongyang , after recent hints to that end by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The answer has to do with Guam's symbolism as an American territory and its usefulness in any war against North Korea. Read More »

Donald Trump retweets a man calling him a fascist


Arpaio is a former sheriff who violated an order to stop racially profiling Latinos, and Holden clearly disagreed with what could be Trump's first pardon as president. The former sheriff endorsed Trump a year ago and appeared with him on the campaign trail. Trump's unintentional RT prompted Holden, a Brit from northern England, to revel in the glory of the gaffe. Read More »

Experts say Kim Jong-Un doesn't want nuclear war


The root cause of the problem lies with North Korea. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also said he and the United States president had agreed during a phone conversation on Tuesday that their top priority would be to do whatever they could to stop North Korea from launching its missiles. Read More »

Houston Rockets release 2017-18 schedule


As defending champions, the Warriors will have a number of marquee games sure to attract widespread attention. Not only are these opportunities for National Basketball Association teams to show their skills to burgeoning worldwide markets, but don't forget that these are not exhibitions - these count as regular season games for these teams, so Ws and Ls matter. Read More »

Trump on North Korea: Maybe 'fire and fury' comment 'wasn't tough enough'


But the general made it clear that the United States was ready to make a "decisive" military response to Pyongyang's possible missile strikes near Guam. Moon said the North could spur talks by stopping nuclear and missile tests. It seems unlikely that Pyongyang will back down from its stated intention to "attack the waters" near Guam. Read More »

Protesters Topple Confederate Statue in NC


Charlottesville resident Heather Heyer , 32, was killed when a vehicle plowed into a group of counter-protesters. Hundreds attended the vigil, which was organized by Indivisible Triangle Daily Call to Action after the violence and deadly events in Charlottesville , Virginia on Saturday. Read More »

Trump Records Robocall for AL Senate Candidate Luther Strange


On the Democratic side of the election, U.S. Attorney Doug Jones is the leading primary candidate, polling at 40 percent in the Emerson College Polling poll . The SLF's ads steered clear of Moore until last week when they began attacking him for taking a salary from his nonprofit, the Foundation for Moral Law. Read More »

Why remove a statue of Robert E. Lee?


He called slavery evil, prayed for its abolition, conducted himself like a gentleman, and worked to unite the country after the Civil War. He's written a number of books on the Civil War and the South and spent many years on the faculty at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Read More »

Mother of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump


Fields also wrote a deeply researched paper about the Nazi military during the Second World War, Weimer said . The next scheduled court hearing is August 25, though Fields' attorney could request a bond hearing before then. Earlier, Fields' mother Samantha Bloom told NBC News and other outlets that she learned of the deadly havoc from reporters who showed up at her home in a Toledo suburb and said she was under the impression that her son was merely attending a political rally - ... Read More »

Signs of Diplomacy Appear as North Korea Delays Guam Missile Test


As President Donald Trump escalated tensions with nuclear North Korea on Friday with tweets indicating that the U.S.is ready to strike the rogue Asian nation at any moment, Walsh relived the hell she faced as a child. He said the USA has a "pretty good idea" of North Korea's intentions, but Pompeo declined to provide specifics. "We experienced the awful war and death". Read More »

North Korean leader Kim recalls ambassadors to discuss escalation

Sometimes in this exercise, the first move comes from the United States, which fires volleys of cruise missiles to devastate the rogue state's nuclear facilities. "North Korea tends to use symbolism as part of their decision making". A big problem is that failure would not only be humiliating, but could actually weaken the US position more than doing nothing at all. Read More »

North Korea state media says army 'on standby to launch'


Amid the heated rhetoric last week, North Korean state media said Kim had ordered senior generals to finalize a plan to fire four missiles less than 25 miles off Guam by mid-August. "Recently, North Korea made its habitual absurd remarks that it will turn Seoul into a sea of fire and that it will strike near Guam", Song said according to ministry officials. Read More »

Trump finally condemns white supremacists


Justice will be delivered. Anti-fascist groups, Black Lives Matter supporters, and others planned to march on Trump Towers in NY and Chicago, while candlelight vigils were held in Florida, Cleveland and San Francisco on Sunday in honour of Ms Heyer. Read More »

Trump Calls Guam Amid North Korea Tensions, Says: 'You Are Safe'

Instead he hinted he would hold off by saying he would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees spending a hard time of every minute of their miserable lot". Moon said the North could create conditions for talks by stopping nuclear and missile tests. Today is an historic day for the Korean peninsular. "We do not seek an excuse to garrison USA troops north of the Demilitarized Zone". Read More »

North Korea holds off on Guam missile plan


But the North Korean military is a pretty brutal bunch, too, a bit of which I saw as a member of the 25th Infantry Division Counter-Intelligence detachment during the Korean War. "You are safe", Trump told Calvo, who posted a video of him speaking with the president on Facebook. He added, "We are very". He gave no details and did not make clear whether he meant unilateral or multilateral sanctions . Read More »

Central Intelligence Agency chief: 'Nothing imminent' in standoff with N Korea


The governor of Guam has given his support to what he described as Donald Trump's "punch to the nose" strategy on North Korea . "There's no intelligence indicating we're on the cusp of a nuclear war". "This regime is different". A huge cloud of uncertainty hangs above United States and North Korea. "My job is to make sure that when a president makes a decision, and he makes a decision to use military force, that I provide him with good options". Read More »

PM pays his respects at Rajghat ahead of I-Day speech


Let's move together in this path of development. The border, cutting through Bengal in the east and Punjab in the west, was confirmed two days after India became independent. The essential theme of Mr. Modi's governance is to constantly and continuously focus on economic and industrial development, stressing the fact that without sustained economic growth the multiple problems faced by India can not be solved. Read More »

CIA Director Pompeo Says No 'Imminent' Threat of Nuclear War

The North's leader ordered the army to be fire-ready should he make a decision for action, the report said. In his first public appearance in about two weeks, Kim Jong Un inspected the command of the North's army on Monday, examining a plan to land four missiles near the U.S. Read More »

Meteor Shower To Light Up The Sky This Weekend (Corrected Time/Date)


Typical rates of Perseids are about 80 meteors an hour, but in outburst years (such as in 2016) the rate can be between 150-200 meteors an hour. He said Perseids, which originate from the north east, would be visible in every direction of the sky. You can sit in a chair and face northeast, but I prefer lying flat on the ground to get a view of the entire sky. Read More »

Stocks slide on continued concern over tension between USA and North Korea


In Asia, the Shanghai Composite Index slid 1.63 percent, in Hong Kong the Hang Seng fell over two percent, and Japan's Nikkei finished the trading day 0.05 percent down. It fell 1.43 percent for the week, the most since the week of March 24. Macy's shares closed down 10.2 percent and Kohl's fell nearly 6 percent as the companies continued to report a drop in quarterly same-store sales, stoking concerns that their turnarounds may still be a long way off. Read More »

ASU professor says denuclearization of North Korea unlikely without war


US President Donald Trump has warned of " fire and fury " and that the US military is "locked and loaded", while North Korea has responsed with threats to target Guam. Instead of letting it escalate to the point where North Korea actually has ICBM nukes armed and aimed at the USA, he's trying to stop it. Unfortunately, the talks have made limited progress . Read More »

Mike Pompeo : CIA chief says 'nothing imminent' in US-North Korea standoff


Trump's refusals to rule out a pre-emptive military action against the North if it carries out a threat against USA forces in Guam caused global leaders to call for both sides to ease tensions. Moon says that his government shares a view with Washington that the objective of strong sanctions and pressure against North Korea is to draw Pyongyang to negotiations. Read More »

Alexandre Lacazette: 'Arsenal debut was a rollercoaster'


He gives you that aerial ability going forward as we saw with that winning goal. "The goals we conceded, we can work to get rid of that". When Olivier Giroud came on for the last quarter, Lacazette was pushed wide and not only did he look comfortable out there but he didn't look like he was bothered that he was playing wide and handing the central role to Giroud. Read More »

Charlottesville Violence: 'No place for violent racism, anti-Semitism,' says United Nations chief


Mr Trump's national security adviser HR McMaster told ABC's This Week that "anytime that you commit an attack against people to incite fear , it is terrorism" and said Saturday's auto attack " meets the definition of terrorism ". Memorials and vigils showing solidarity with Charlottesville's victims were planned across the country on Sunday to "honour all those under attack by congregating against hate", a loose coalition of civil society groups said in postings on social media. Read More »

Lynch sits during anthem — Sports Night


It was a nagging issue. We're not going to take that for granted. "Let's take cautionary measure so it doesn't turn out to be something that could be worse'". He was waived by Atlanta last December before being claimed by New Orleans. He did not do that Saturday night and may be running out of chances. On Aug. Read More »

Student from Guam concerned over North Korean threats


North Korea said this week it was examining a plan of a ballistic missile strike near Guam, which hosts several U.S. military bases. However, Carlin said what's perhaps different this time is the North's threat was aimed at "something as sensitive, let's say , as an American military base". Read More »

Trump demands North Korea 'get their act together'


Writing in the Sunday Mirror , Labour leader said: "Trump and Kim must immediately wind down the war of rhetoric, as the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has demanded". "The US has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea". "We're always talking about two countries relationship". It should take actions to use its influence on Pyongyang to defuse the current crisis and eventually seek a resolution of the North Korea problems. Read More »

North Korea Backs Off From Its Threat to Attack Guam

President Trump's repeated provocative threats to North Korea have been criticised by Washington heavyweights, including John McCain. On Monday, U.S. The report comes as US Secretary of Defence James Mattis warns any further escalation could rapidly lead to war: "Yes that means for a lot of young troops they're going to be in a wartime situation". Read More »

Reports: Trump-Russia investigation goes to grand jury


Welcome to the program. The president's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire. Democrats were heavily critical of the expansion of Starr's investigation - painting him as a partisan prosecutor desperately searching for some wrongdoing by the Clintons. Read More »

Montrealers hold rally against white nationalists after Charlottesville attack


Horrific footage from the scene shows the moment 20-year-old James Alex Fields drove the muscle vehicle into the group who were protesting a rally staged by white nationalists. A USA judge held James Fields , 20, without bond on a second-degree murder charge. "I've never spoken with the gentleman ( Fields ), I don't know anything about him", he said. Read More »

After Trump's rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea


The latest tension between the U.S. and North Korea has grown has been sparked by worries that the North's nuclear weapons programme is nearing the ability to target the USA mainland. Dunford is visiting South Korea , Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the USA military " locked and loaded " and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States . Read More »

US President Donald Trump orders probe of China's intellectual property practices


Many experts have voiced concerns over the U.S. government's plan to invoke Section 301, a trade tool frequently used by Washington before the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) came into existence. "Considering the importance of the China-U.S. relations, China is willing to make joint efforts with the United States to keep trade and economic relations on sustained, healthy and stable development on the basis of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit", the Ministry added. Read More »