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Md. shelter welcomes animals affected by Harvey

Md. shelter welcomes animals affected by Harvey Thousands of pets also need help. Dan Daul, of the Washington Humane Society, told Seattle's KING-TV , "The idea is to clear out the shelters in San Antonio and Dallas so that folks in Texas can safely shelter their animals there and get back to them after the catastrophe". [Full Article...]

United Nations condemns "outrageous" N.Korea missile launch, Pyongyang says more to come

The Prime Minister arrived in Asia today - just 36 hours after Pyongyang sent a missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, which landed in the Pacific Ocean. USA 's display of might The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear warning after North Korea launched a midrange ballistic missile . [Full Article...]

Kamal calls on Pinarayi as political murmurs rise

Kamal calls on Pinarayi as political murmurs rise According to The News Minute, before meeting CM Vijayan, Hassan said: "I have been talking to Kerala CM about it (political entry), taking advice; will meet more politicians before I make my call". The speculations of Haasan joining politics fueled since the demise of J Jayalalithaa, when he bashed the ruling AIADMK for the intraparty feud and the alleged negligent governance in the state. [Full Article...]

Raytheon's New Missile Just Successfully Intercepted a Ballistic Missile in Test

USA forces shot down a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii Wednesday as part of a test conducted amid heightened regional tensions. Sailors were able to detect the test missile off the coast of Hawaii. The launch was condemned by the United Nations as an "outrageous" act. The military threat to Japan deepened on Tuesday when Pyongyang fired an intermediate range ballistic ... [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Kelly After Report About President's Frustration With WH Officials

Trump Defends Kelly After Report About President's Frustration With WH Officials Since being named White House chief of staff last month, John Kelly has had the most significant effect on bringing regimen and discipline to President Donald Trump than any of his previous aides and associates, The New York Times reported Friday. [Full Article...]

Judge Strikes Down Against Federal Overtime Rule

Judge Strikes Down Against Federal Overtime Rule There is also some question as to whether the ruling is academic, in light of the U.S. Department of Labor's call in July for public comments on the rule , and the expectation that it would issue a new rule with a lower salary threshold. The judge says the agency improperly looked at salaries instead of job descriptions when determining whether a worker should be eligible for overtime. [Full Article...]

Ream, Wood gets starts for USA against Costa Rica

Ream, Wood gets starts for USA against Costa Rica Near the edge of the 18-yard box, Urena spun away from Cameron to the right, got around Ream to the outside, then slipped a sliding right-footed shot under goalie Tim Howard at the back post. Entering play Friday, Costa Rica was second with 11 points and the United States was third with eight. The Americans had turned around their qualifying campaign under Coach Bruce Arena, who took over af... [Full Article...]

Hajj rituals begins with gathering of pilgrims at Mina

Hajj rituals begins with gathering of pilgrims at Mina This year sees pilgrims from Iran return after a hiatus following a diplomatic spat between the Islamic republic and Sunni arch-rival Saudi Arabia . However, the governor of Mecca claims that there are 1,564 Qatari pilgrims in the country. [Full Article...]

North Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction'

North Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction' North Korea launched two Hwasong-14s in July, the second of which some experts said had the range to reach parts of the mainland U.S. The situation on the Korean Peninsula has become aggravated in recent months due to Pyongyang's missile launches and nuclear tests, all conducted in violation of the UN Security Council resolutions. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea differ on readout of Trump, Moon call

US, South Korea differ on readout of Trump, Moon call Pearson wrote the book, published in 2015, before joining Reuters. According to the official, President Trump stressed to Moon that now is not the time to talk to the North , and all countries must remain firm in opposing North Korean provocations. [Full Article...]

Mattis: US Is 'Never out of Diplomatic Solutions' Concerning Korea

Mattis: US Is 'Never out of Diplomatic Solutions' Concerning Korea During the briefing, Mattis elaborated on the intended meaning behind his words, which he said were influenced by Trump's recent speech on Afghanistan . In July, North Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile that theoretically could carry a nuclear bomb to the continental United States. [Full Article...]

Hummels header edges Germany closer to Russian Federation

Hummels header edges Germany closer to Russian Federation The visitors broke the deadlock after four minutes when Timo Werner turned home Mesut Ozil's cross, 0-1. But a late victor from Bayern Munich's Mats Hummels re-established the lead with only two minutes to go - and with three games left to play the Germans are five points clear of second-placed Northern Ireland . [Full Article...]

Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid

He stressed that the situation around nuclear and missile provocations, the DPRK threatens to result in "explosive". He urged North Korea to open new dialogue with other states in an attempt to defuse tensions and prevent nuclear conflict. The two countries have proposed that diplomatic talks resume, while missile tests in North Korea and joint military exercises by the USA and South Korea both be... [Full Article...]

Beaumont loses water supply after flooding from Harvey

Beaumont loses water supply after flooding from Harvey Beaumont, Texas, has lost access to its clean water supply because of rising flood waters from tropical storm Harvey , the city's police department confirmed early Thursday. "It may take a little bit, but it's happening". Until the pumps are fixed, residents will have to rely on local stores and the city's distribution of bottled water. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor Visits 'The Judge's Chamber' At Yankee Stadium

Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor Visits 'The Judge's Chamber' At Yankee Stadium Of course, she held court in The Judge's Chambers, the rooting section out in right field for power-hitting rookie Aaron Judge . As an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor is one of the most important and informed legal minds in the country. [Full Article...]

IS Leader Baghdadi Likely Alive — US Military Official

IS Leader Baghdadi Likely Alive — US Military Official There have been several previous reports of Baghdadi's death. Reports were circulated earlier in the year that Baghdadi had been killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria. "When we find him, I think we'll probably just try to kill him first", Townsend said. "I don't think it's worth going to the trouble of trying to capture him". [Full Article...]

Yet Another Awkward Moment: Trump Confuses Two Blonde Reporters in Finland

Yet Another Awkward Moment: Trump Confuses Two Blonde Reporters in Finland Some of the things Trump said during the press briefing, however, proved to be false. Earlier this month, a man stabbed eight people, killing two of them in Finland's western city of Turku. Niinisto said a boost in alliance operations around the Baltic Sea are "most important" for Finland, a non-NATO member but close USA military partner. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom considers options as North Korea threat grows

United Kingdom considers options as North Korea threat grows However, diplomats expect resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China, particularly given that new measures were only announced on August 5 after North Korea tested its first two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. [Full Article...]

Thanks for the gas-price hike, Harvey (big jerk)

Thanks for the gas-price hike, Harvey (big jerk) As of Wednesday evening, the Department of Energy (DOE) is reporting that 10 Gulf Coast refineries remain shut down. As fears of fuel shortages drove people out to gas stations over the week, prices spiked about 17 cents per gallon. Check your local gas prices here: https://www.gasbuddy.com/ But there is some good news for drivers. "I think you're going to see widespread increases of prices,... [Full Article...]

Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea

Talking is not the answer, says Trump on N Korea Sources have revealed North Korean soldiers have been told to get war ready and steal food and resources from Kim's own citizens, reports Daily NK . "It's still hard to discern if the Trump administration is working off a coordinated strategy or it is a collection of independent voices", Ken Gause, a North Korea leadership specialist at the CNA Corporation, told NK News . [Full Article...]


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