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Secret Service ditches Trump Tower space after lease dispute

Secret Service ditches Trump Tower space after lease dispute The New York Police Department said it cost taxpayers at least $24 million to protect Trump and his family while they stayed at Trump Tower between election day and inauguration day. The Journal reported that the military was paying more for this unit than other renters had paid for similar units in the building. Trump hasn't visited his Trump Tower residence since moving into the White Hous... [Full Article...]

Fifty bikers give bullied IN boy ride to school

Fifty bikers give bullied IN boy ride to school The burly biker from DeKalb, Ind., says he was bullied as a kid, which is why he was irked to learn a local boy was going through the same thing. "When Phil talked about committing suicide next year, Brent stepped in and wanted to help", Tammy said. [Full Article...]

Girl, 8, dies months after 'dare' to drink boiling water through straw

Girl, 8, dies months after 'dare' to drink boiling water through straw Ki'ari was a third-grader who played basketball and liked to dance, Bonner told the Sun-Sentinel. Riviera Beach police did not immediately comment on the case. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m. Monday. DCF officials said they did not have any open investigations with the family when Ki'ari died. [Full Article...]

Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line'

Sikkim standoff: China says its restraint has 'bottom line' External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay, while addressing the media on the Dolkam Standoff between Indian and Chinese forces in the Sikkim sector, on Friday said as far as the questions related to deployment are considered, these are operational. [Full Article...]

United Nations expected to vote Saturday on fresh NK sanctions

United Nations expected to vote Saturday on fresh NK sanctions Russia, which like China is a veto-wielding council member, had warned that it would not support sanctions that would worsen North Korea's humanitarian crisis. However, Moscow pointed out on Sunday that the five permanent members of the UN Security Council have not held formal talks on the draft. It was not immediately clear if poor relations between Russian Federation and the United States... [Full Article...]

All-powerful Venezuelan assembly to open amid protests

All-powerful Venezuelan assembly to open amid protests The assembly's members were accompanied to the palace by Maduro and thousands of supporters carrying portraits of late president Hugo Chavez. Some shouted, "He's returned", as a jab at the opposition, which ordered images of Chavez removed from an adjacent building when it won control of congress in 2015. [Full Article...]

We are not seeking regime change in North Korea

We are not seeking regime change in North Korea Anyone who wants to travel to North Korea on a United States passport must obtain a special validation, which will be granted "only under very limited circumstances". "We do not seek accelerated reunification". "That threat has materialized in ways we expected it would", he said. "Can we work together jointly on the key security challenge facing Northeast Asia, which is the North Korea challen... [Full Article...]

Barack and Michelle Obama Still Write Responses to White House Fan Mail

Barack and Michelle Obama Still Write Responses to White House Fan Mail Barack and Michelle Obama have given one bride-to-be their personal blessing after she invited them to her wedding. "We hope that your marriage is blessed with love, laughter, and happiness and that your bond grows stronger with each passing year". [Full Article...]

Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal The money is earmarked for the State Department's Global Engagement Center and Tillerson has not issued a request for it. $60 million of it will expire on September 30 if it is not transferred to the State Department by then, officials told Politico . [Full Article...]

Ex-Blackwater Guard's Conviction in Iraq Massacre Overturned, Appeals Court Rules

Ex-Blackwater Guard's Conviction in Iraq Massacre Overturned, Appeals Court Rules In a split decision, the court also ruled that Nicholas Slatten, a former Army Sergeant from Sparta, Tennessee, will get a new trial and his first-degree murder conviction will be vacated. The guards claimed they were defending themselves after being shot at. Prosecutors said the four defendants, among 19 Blackwater guards providing security for State Department officials in Iraq , fired machin... [Full Article...]

Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms Through the Weekend (And Beyond)

Scattered Showers and Thunderstorms Through the Weekend (And Beyond) Today there will be a chance of storms or showers with a few heavier downpours in some areas. This is a strong storm system with the potential to produce severe weather from around 2:00PM through 8:00PM Friday . Sunday should start off with showers that last most of the day. The chance for showers and storms will continue during the second half of the weekend. [Full Article...]

Uttam condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi's vehicle in Gujarat

Uttam condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi's vehicle in Gujarat Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a flood-relief package of Rs 500 crore for the entire state during his visit on July 25. He demanded that the Prime Minister himself should apologise to the people of the country for attack on Rahul Gandhi's auto in Gujarat. [Full Article...]

Syria conflict: Thousands prepare for prisoner exchange deal

Syria conflict: Thousands prepare for prisoner exchange deal Beirut- Thousands of Syrian civilians and Nusra Front militants and their families gathered on Wednesday in buses meant to transport them to the north of Syria, in implementation of the second phase of a deal between Nusra and the Lebanese Hezbollah, which aims to evacuate the area of Jroud Arsal of 1,160 armed men and 6,661 refugees. [Full Article...]

Air Quality Index at a glance

Air Quality Index at a glance Unhealthy air quality means everyone can be affected. The National Weather Service is forecasting northwest winds, which may bring additional smoke into our area from local wildfires that may cause the air quality to deteriorate into the unhealthy range for the Klamath Basin, Chiloquin and Fort Klamath. [Full Article...]

Women trash Chick-fil-A restaurant over cold nuggets

Women trash Chick-fil-A restaurant over cold nuggets According to Music, two women then began pounding on the locked glass doors before entering the restaurant through another set of doors. Apparently unsatisfied, one of the women is seen in the video knocking condiments, straws and napkins to the ground as an onlooker is heard calling her a "heifer". [Full Article...]

U.S. moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia forum

U.S. moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia forum President Trump has repeatedly criticised China, which shares a land border with North Korea and is its closest economic ally, for not doing enough to stop Pyongyang's weapons programme. The secretary of state said the administration has been attempting to exert "peaceful pressure" on North Korea, "because the options available to us are limited, particularly if we think we are operating under... [Full Article...]

New Arizona Poll: 62% Disapprove Of Sen. Flake's Performance

New Arizona Poll: 62% Disapprove Of Sen. Flake's Performance Flake used to run the Goldwater Institute think tank in Arizona . Trump capitalized on frustration and alienation with the two-party system. The media types who hate Trump and Republicans may have been forlorn about missing their favorite useful idiot, but they've nearly been immediately rescued by the junior senator from Arizona , Jeff Flake . [Full Article...]

Lawsuit Accusing Harvard of Anti-Asian Bias Revives Scrutiny of Affirmative Action

Lawsuit Accusing Harvard of Anti-Asian Bias Revives Scrutiny of Affirmative Action The Times obtained a document that says the Justice Department's civil rights division is set to begin looking for "race-based discrimination", which the newspaper says refers to white applicants. But critics of affirmative action believe that the high court's rulings have left an opening to challenge race-conscious policies, and cases are now pending against Harvard and the University of... [Full Article...]

About $8 Million of Elephant Ivory Destroyed in Central Park

About $8 Million of Elephant Ivory Destroyed in Central Park For example, in teapots from the 18th century, the handles were carved from ivory to protect hands from burns, because ivory does not conduct heat. Investigators said it sends a clear message to illegal poachers and dealers thinking about doing business in NY. [Full Article...]

The Tillerson tango with North Korea

The Tillerson tango with North Korea What had just recently been thought to be years away now is suddenly mere months away. Over the next 20 years, the US Air Force will switch out the entirety of its Minuteman III fleet with a new missile known now known as the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD). [Full Article...]


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