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Donald Trump Signals Frustration with Generals After Lack of Progress in Afghanistan

Donald Trump Signals Frustration with Generals After Lack of Progress in Afghanistan President Trump's yearning to ax Gen. John Nicholson , the commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, comes via NBC News , which reported that Trump expressed his frustration with the war effort to his top military advisers during a situation room meeting on July 19. [Full Article...]

Big3 League Suspends Allen Iverson For Skipping Dallas Event

Big3 League Suspends Allen Iverson For Skipping Dallas Event Iverson, who serves as a player and coach for Three's Company, failed to give advanced notice for his absence. "I have spoken with Ice Cube directly regarding the details of my absence". Iverson was among the biggest additions to Big3's three-on-three tournament. As we previously reported, The Answer was a no-show in Dallas last weekend when his team - 3's Company - was scheduled to take o... [Full Article...]

South China Sea | ASEAN wants talks on non-aggression pact with Beijing soon

South China Sea | ASEAN wants talks on non-aggression pact with Beijing soon As I have noted repeatedly, including during my attendance at this year's Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, there is a high level of anxiety in the subregion about the lack of coherence in Asia policy, including some related to how long Tillerson and others like U.S. [Full Article...]

USA test-launches unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile

According to republican senator Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump is ready for a "war with North Korea " if it "continues to attempt to hit America with missiles equipped with nuclear warheads". "Only the North Koreans are to blame for this situation, but we do believe China has a special and unique relationship, because of this significant economic activity, to influence the North Korean regime... [Full Article...]

Imran not appearing before ECP: Ahsan

Imran not appearing before ECP: Ahsan Wednesday suspended party membership of its MNA Ayesha Gulalai and issued her a show cause notice on charges of misconduct, and violation of disciplinary rules of the party. PML-N provincial leader Hina Pervaiz Butt submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly for disqualification of Khan. Petitioner Barrister Shahjahan Khan Durrani has stated that in the larger national interest of Pakistan, A... [Full Article...]

Trump's Attorney General tiptoes past controversy in Atlanta

Trump's Attorney General tiptoes past controversy in Atlanta Tarrant said comments like Trump's can have a "chilling" effect on processes that can result in more safety for officers and civilians alike, but that Sessions was receptive to the concerns of NOBLE, which is set to have a changeover in leadership. [Full Article...]

Late Night Hosts Say Farewell To the Mooch!

Meyers, taking note that Scaramucci's last name has as many letters as the number of days he spent in his job, offered some possible replacements for a communications director. "Regrettably, there is an error in the Harvard Law School alumni directory in the listing for Anthony Scaramucci ", Harvard Law spokeswoman Michelle Deakin said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Cornyn: Senate Makes Important Progress for Veterans

Cornyn: Senate Makes Important Progress for Veterans This program is a priority for President Donald Trump and it allows veterans to receive care from doctors outside the Veterans Administration system if they have to wait longer than one month for an appointment or travel more than 40 miles to a VA location. [Full Article...]

Trump reportedly signs bill imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation

Trump reportedly signs bill imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation Pence said Trump's signing of the legislation would show that Congress and the president were "speaking with a unified voice" on Russian Federation. In the same statement, Trump notes that his administration worked to "make this bill better", giving the Treasury more flexibility and reflecting feedback from European allies who were concerned about the negative effects the bill could have on th... [Full Article...]

McMaster ousts another National Security Council aide

McMaster ousts another National Security Council aide Ezra Cohen-Watnick, a top intelligence director and a national security aid to the US President Donald Trump has become the latest person to be fired amid an ongoing shake-up at the White House. Some profess not to know him, or ask why anyone would want to write about him. The memo also includes a set of recommendations, arguing that the problem constitutes a national-security priority... [Full Article...]

Carmakers offer to overhaul 5mn polluting diesel cars in Germany-VDA

Carmakers offer to overhaul 5mn polluting diesel cars in Germany-VDA But while others have increased investment in electric cars and pushed tougher rules against diesel itself, German auto executives and political leaders meeting in Berlin on Wednesday appeared determined to rescue diesel, not to hasten its death. [Full Article...]

CSX train derails in Hyndman, evacuation underway

CSX train derails in Hyndman, evacuation underway This was the third derailment for a CSX train since last November. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said that three investigators will arrive on the scene in Hyndman, Pa ., on Wednesday, with two more arriving Thursday and one arriving Friday. [Full Article...]

Rep. Trent Franks: Robert Mueller must resign

Rep. Trent Franks: Robert Mueller must resign Franks cited a Fox News report from May that cast Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey as "longtime allies". The Washington Examiner noted Franks, a member of the House Freedom Caucus, also said members of Mueller's investigative team donated to Democrat Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign a year ago. [Full Article...]

Senate Bill Would Ban Hard-Coded Passwords in IoT Devices

Senate Bill Would Ban Hard-Coded Passwords in IoT Devices And a group of senators wants to help make them more secure. The bill is called the 'IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017' , and it has the backing from across the political spectrum in the USA, as it was introduced by Republican Senators Steve Daines and Cory Gardner, as well as Democrat senators Mark Warner and Ron Wyden. [Full Article...]

Sessions launches opioid abuse task unit at OH event

Sessions launches opioid abuse task unit at OH event He said the US attorneys - each funded for a three-year term - will focus on the opioid crisis in 12 districts throughout the country. "This sort of data analytics team can tell us important information about prescription opioids - like which physicians are writing opioid prescriptions at a rate that far exceeds their peers; how many of a doctor's patients died within 60 days of an opioid prescri... [Full Article...]

How Will the Venezuelan Military Respond to the Constitutional Vote?

How Will the Venezuelan Military Respond to the Constitutional Vote? The turnout figure as stated by the government was significant because it exceeded the 7.6 million ballots cast by opposition voters on July 16 in a protest vote to express rejection of the assembly. By apparently winning the turnout contest, Maduro government could thus claim greater public approval. Smartmatic chief executive Antonio Mugica said: "Based on the robustness of our system, we know... [Full Article...]

USA tests unarmed missile in California

USA tests unarmed missile in California The ministry also said that it deems attempts undertaken by the US and other countries to shift responsibility to Russian Federation and China for developments on the Korean Peninsula as groundless. The test is the fourth ICBM launched from the base this year. Both platforms, and accompanying missile-interceptor programs such as the multi-object kill vehicle, must remain top priorities, but North ... [Full Article...]

Italian Parliament Approves Libya Naval Mission

Italian Parliament Approves Libya Naval Mission In a public session at the Italian Parliament on August 1, Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti indicated that details of the rules of engagement would be laid down in a future technical agreement with Libyan authorities. The migrants debate has become a source of political friction ahead of Italy's elections expected in early 2018. More than 2,370 have died trying to reach Italy. [Full Article...]

More Companies Now Allowed to Produce Medical Marijuana in NY

More Companies Now Allowed to Produce Medical Marijuana in NY Locations weren't disclosed immediately in large part because some companies were looking to finalizing sites after the state decided on licenses. They join five existing organizations approved prior to the start of the state's program in January 2016. [Full Article...]

Woman found dead in Ocean City sand was buried alive

Woman found dead in Ocean City sand was buried alive Ocean City Police said Monday morning a beach goer spotted a hand sticking out of the sand near the 2nd Street beach area in Ocean City . Beachgoers discovered the body Monday morning. Her death has been ruled accidental, caused by asphyxia due to suffocation, a medical examiner has determined. However, Ocean City Communications Manager Jessica Waters said foul play has not been rule... [Full Article...]


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