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Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

They have no acceptable place in America. The mainstream media nevertheless excoriated Trump, condemning his first statement as inadequate and his second as being induced by considerable prodding and, in any event, issued too late. As for the Charlot...

Donald Trump to visit deluged Texas to survey response to hurricane Harvey

Mr Trump said he would speak to the US Congress about boosting emergency funds. A spokeswoman for House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan said: "We will help those affected by this awful disaster". Duke said rivers in south Texas "won't cres...

Southern Tier volunteers helping flood victims after Hurricane Harvey hits

The Augusta chapter of the Red Cross already sent an emergency response vehicle filled with supplies . "So right now having both happen at the same time, it creates an extreme need for donors to come in". The first wave of personnel will go to a c...

20 years for Dus Numbri

The judge handed him a ten-year jail term for rape and three years for criminal intimidation of each victim. It was the case of the prosecution that he had raped two women. The then Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court took suo moto cog...

Attention, shoppers: Whole Foods Market is now owned by Amazon.com

So why is the retail giant spending $13.7 billion to acquire 460 brick-and-mortar Whole Foods stores and lower prices on "organic bananas" and "responsibly-farmed salmon? ". It was the first Whole Foods store in New York outside the greater Ne...

Cricketer Gautam Gambhir condemns Panchkula violence

On Friday, tens of thousands of supporters of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh went on the rampage in Haryana and Punjab, to vent their anger against the court verdict. Central forces had been deployed in the area, officials said. The ars...

Trump defends Charlottesville responses, omits reference to 'many sides'

The poll was conducted in English and Spanish via landline and cellphone calls from August 16-20. Trump has faced heavy criticism for not immediately denouncing the white power groups that rallied in Charlottesville and for suggesting "both sid...

All Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup in Dunedin thriller

Wallabies Captain, Michael Hooper said: "It's gutting". "Just as well he didn't break his neck". The Wallabies repelled multiple All Black attacking threats before going up the other end and scoring, courtesy of captain Michael Hooper finding a...

Don't worry, Trump probably won't default on the debt. Right?

Which is a remarkable thing to say about a Republican president. "Why would we feel compelled to do that?" "President Trump promised the American people over and over and over again that they would not have to pay for his border wall", said Rep...

Not looking for USA financial aid, says Pakistan Army chief Gen Bajwa

Days after US President Donald Trump chastised Pakistan for providing safe haven to terror groups on its soil, Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with powerful Pakistani generals, is formulating a suitable response to the new US ...

Gen Bajwa calls terrorists common enemies of Pakistan, Afghanistan

A day after Donald Trump warned Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists, Islamabad has reportedly conveyed to the United States that it will call off its efforts in the Afghan reconciliation process. While al-Qaida is now a shell of ...

Samsung Heir Found Guilty Of Corruption, Sentenced To 5 Years

Lee Jae-yong, 49, who effectively ran the world's biggest cellphone maker in place of his ailing father, stood accused of bribery and embezzlement relating to payoffs to a confidante of Park who lobbied on the $250 billion company's behalf.

NM Government leaders respond to Secretary Zinke's report on monument

In a report being sent to Trump on Thursday, Zinke said he planned to ask the president to shrink "a handful " of national monuments previously designated by presidents to protect water and land. Zinke released a statement saying that mo...

India VS Sri Lanka 2nd ODI Pallekele — Twitter Reactions

Sri Lanka were positioned nicely in the first ODI at 139 for one but lost nine wickets for just 77 runs to be all out for a modest 216. Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took four wickets to help India restrict Sri Lanka to a modest 236 for eight i...

USA asks India, Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue to reduce tension

An opposition leader in Pakistan also commented that Trump's speech will isolate United States friends in Islamabad . Military strategists predict direct US spending could balloon up to $840 billion. I do know asking the military to stay and then ha...

Dems to Trump: We won't yield on wall funding

That position could put Republican leaders in a tough spot, as they could end up negotiating with Democrats and the president. Here's a few things to know about government shutdowns and their impact. "Over the last couple of years, there have bee...

Zimbabwe blocks South African Airways flights amid Grace Mugabe assault row

The first lady has said that if her husband should die before elections next year, "then we would rather field him as a corpse " than elect another candidate. Mugabe and her sons, Robert Jr., 25, and Chatunga, 21, have reputations as acting under th...

US Powerball jackpot hits $700M

And, to help players win the big prize, the boffins at Jackpot.com have crunched the numbers to find the world's luckiest lottery numbers. So, an individual's chances of winning don't increase, but the odds that someone will win do rise. States, no...

Barcelona attack suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub shot dead by police

Police say the suspects had been planning more sophisticated attacks. Spanish police yesterday killed Younes Abouyaaqoub, the alleged fugitive driver of a van that mowed down crowds in Barcelona . Of the five attackers, two have been identified as...

Lexi Thompson's 'weirdest round ever' helps Team USA retain Solheim Cup

Europe's Anna Nordqvist went 4up through the first four holes, and the score would remain that way at the turn. This will be her seventh Solheim Cup , after replacing Jessica Korda because of an arm injury . The US won the second match by the s...

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Polls open in Kentucky primary

Are schools open on Election Day? Now that the primary is over, Stankiewicz said he's gotten numerous complaints about how the election was run, including some from elected offi...

Farm Bill fails in House of Representatives

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) responded, "Some of the best mothers in the world are poor mothers and some of the worst mothers in the world are rich mothers". I have a clear bias to...

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Last week , Trump said Xi "could be influencing" Kim to take a harder line with the USA after North Korea threatened to walk away from the summit. "We believe there is a 99.9 pe...

Syria war: Army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS

Syrian government forces have regained full control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee in southern Damascus , the Al-Masdar news outlet reported on Monday. ISIS had controlle...

Haspel: CIA 'a National Treasure,' Will 'Forge Ahead with Determination'

President Donald Trump made a rare visit to CIA headquarters on Monday to deliver remarks at incoming director Gina Haspel's swearing-in ceremony and expressed his optimism for...

American Idol finalists prepare for star-studded finale

Series host Ryan Seacrest was pleased with the way the inaugural season of the ABC series turned out, but revealed he would change one large aspect of the show. Did American ge...

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. SJ Brooks, 32, was killed and Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was seriously injured by the mountain lion on Sunday. According t...

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

LeBron James scored 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics to even the Eastern Conference finals ...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, has been demanding information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation. ...

Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze , a ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

According to the campaign, Sanders' name will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He says he's very proud to have represented Vermont for two terms in the U.S. In the past...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

I didn't think that was that weird. "How can you not be pansexual in space?" he said. "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality". "And, to ...

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. The United States and the European Union have also expressed concern. Mr. Maduro attributes t...

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Baffert has never lost t...

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

A consortium of western companies and Russia's Gazprom said this week it was starting preparatory work off Germany's Baltic coast. "Does he agree that there appears to be no ...

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

The European Union and Iran have launched a vigorous campaign to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal that the USA has recently ditched by trying to keep Iran's oil and investment flow...

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

The slain officer was identified as a 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyaya of 192 Battalion. In total, six persons, including a BSF officer, were injured in the firing. On Tue...

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

In addition, Toshiba will retain a 40 per cent stake and, together with technology firm Hoya, will ensure that Japanese companies retain a controlling stake of just over 50 per cen...

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

I'm actually 21 weeks, about four and a bit months. Frank posted a picture on Instagram with Christine, his two daughters and dog with the caption: We have some exciting news we ...