• WC Bradley president 'appalled, saddened' by protesters' use of Tiki torches
WC Bradley president 'appalled, saddened' by protesters' use of Tiki torches

Tiki Brand added that their "products are created to enhance backyard gatherings and to help family and friends connect with each other at home in their yard". "A donation to the victims and families of this tragedy would be appreciated", said another. The white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville , Va., Friday night carried the ubiquit...

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  • Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Jailed Along With Other Umbrella Revolution Leaders
Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Jailed Along With Other Umbrella Revolution Leaders

But Hong Kong's justice department is seeking to overturn those terms, with prosecutors arguing they should receive harsher punishment. Wong, 20, was sentenced to eight months in prison Thursday, reduced to six months on account of previous community service, while fellow defendants Nathan Law, 24, and Alex Chow, 26, were sentenced to 10 months...

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  • Merck's CEO quits Trump's council over Charlottesville
Merck's CEO quits Trump's council over Charlottesville

Thea Lee, an economist and former deputy chief of staff at the AFL-CIO, also resigned from the council. Trump tweeted today, criticizing the business leaders who have announced they're leaving the council. Schwarzman then called senior White House adviser Jared Kushner to tell him the group was disbanding, according to two of the executives...

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  • Rallies at Google Offices May Be Canceled Due to Possible Violence
Rallies at Google Offices May Be Canceled Due to Possible Violence

The meeting at the Kingsley Association in Larimer centered on ideas and concerns generated by the black community, and neighbors who live in the surrounding area. She said organizing in Pittsburgh began immediately after Charlottesville. "I do envision a lot of people showing up on Saturday", said Ron Gaydos, of Squirrel Hill.

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  • Central Intelligence Agency chief: Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again
Central Intelligence Agency chief: Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again

In response to the Washington Post report, President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened North Korea "with fire and fury ". President Emmanuel Macron and Trump spoke on Saturday. Clapper said on CNN that the rhetoric was having a destabilizing affect and could cause North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to decide to lash out. How should...

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  • Pakistan Cricketer Umar Akmal in trouble
Pakistan Cricketer Umar Akmal in trouble

Akmal had also failed fitness test, only player among 31, in April ahead of the West Indies tour. "He then told me go and speak to Inzamam and Mushtaq". In June, Arthur led the bottom-ranked Pakistan team to a stunning victory against their arch-rivals India in the ICC Champions Trophy final. The 27-year-old was sent home from England for his ...

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  • GOP senator, media 'totally misrepresent' what I said after Charlottesville
GOP senator, media 'totally misrepresent' what I said after Charlottesville

Lindsey Graham on Thursday morning, claiming the Republican from SC falsely stated his words about violence in Charlottesville, Virginia . Referring to Heather Heyer, who was killed when an alt-right protester allegedly rammed his vehicle into a crowd of counter-protesters, Trump said Graham was falsely saying he had morally equivocated be...

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  • WHEN DOES IT END? Another Coalition Minister Reveals Her Dual Citizenship
WHEN DOES IT END? Another Coalition Minister Reveals Her Dual Citizenship

She will now be referred to the High Court along with Mr Joyce, fellow Nationals senator Matt Canavan , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts , and former Greens senators Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters , who have already resigned. Advice had been received from the solicitor-general shortly before she spoke. "On Monday, following the Depu...

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  • Boycott of Makhosi Khoza disappointing - EFF
Boycott of Makhosi Khoza disappointing - EFF

The department's Director-General and other ANC MPs in the portfolio committee, except for Nyami Booi, boycotted the meeting, as it was chaired by Dr Makhosi Khoza. and there are repercussions which flow from that", she said. Meanwhile the Economic Freedom Fighter's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has accused the minister of "running away" from being held accou...

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  • Trump ends two business councils after CEO resignations
Trump ends two business councils after CEO resignations

Meanwhile, on Twitter, he seemed to dare other council members to resign: "For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council , I have many to take their place". After his initial statement on the Charlottesville violence, Trump was criticized for appearing to condemn both the white nationalists and those who were protesting them.

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  • Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Los Angeles port
Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Los Angeles port

A man in an SUV that was reported stolen weaved dangerously through traffic at high speeds Wednesday before driving to the Port of Los Angeles and climbing atop a gantry crane. "He was up there doing things that I just could not believe", Bates added. He broke into the crane cab, came out, walked to the end of the crane over water, then returned ...

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  • No war on Korean Peninsula: South Korea's Moon
No war on Korean Peninsula: South Korea's Moon

Mr Moon stated during the conference that he will prevent war in the Korean Peninsula at all costs. North Korea , which denounces the drills as a preparation for war, has fired missiles and taken other steps in the past in response to the war games.

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  • Federal court orders Texas voting map changes ahead of 2018
Federal court orders Texas voting map changes ahead of 2018

On Aug. 15, a three-judge panel in San Antonio ruled that lawmakers drew up the boundaries of two districts to undermine the influence of racial minority voters, including black and Hispanic voters. "In Defendants' view, Plaintiffs could obtain no relief for the Legislature's past discrimination in 2011, and any discriminatory intent and effects re...

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  • CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes PM Narendra Modi's remarks on Kashmir
CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes PM Narendra Modi's remarks on Kashmir

Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also joined the Kashmir-based parties in welcoming Modi's statement on Kashmir in his Independence Day speech, saying that if humanity and justice replace bullets and abuses, resolution of Kashmir issue can become a reality.

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  • Reports Australian Terrorist May Have Been Killed
Reports Australian Terrorist May Have Been Killed

This is not the first time Sharrouf's death has been reported. Mr Dutton said nobody wanted to hear that Australian children were killed in a warzone. Sharrouf gained global attention in 2014 after he released images online of his then nine-year-old son, Abdullah, holding the severed head of a Syrian government soldier in Raqqa.

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  • Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments in overnight move
Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments in overnight move

Days after racially charged, violent protests erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia , the state's Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) encouraged his localities to transfer Confederate monuments to museums. Confederate statues were removed overnight in Baltimore , Maryland , as a campaign to erase symbols of the pro-slavery Civil War South gathe...

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  • Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim
Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

Lobbing missiles toward Guam , a major USA military hub in the Pacific, would be deeply provocative from the US perspective. Last week, the North said a plan was being drawn up to fire four missiles into the sea off Guam, where U.S. It would be a test of the Hwasong-12, a new missile the country flight-tested for the first time in May. "North ...

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  • Steve Bannon's reported ties to nationalists come to forefront again after incident
Steve Bannon's reported ties to nationalists come to forefront again after incident

In the aftermath of the violence during the Charlottesville, Virginia protests and President Trump's widely criticized response, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal is calling for the ouster of several Trump staffers she accuses of supporting white supremacists .

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  • Tesla Has Another Rival as Hyundai Unveils EV Plans
Tesla Has Another Rival as Hyundai Unveils EV Plans

The country's biggest carmaker by sales introduced its first fuel-cell electric auto based on the Tucson SUV in 2013. "The company is committed to a future vehicle line-up comprising a variety of powertrain options - electric, hybrid and fuel cell - to suit customers' varied lifestyles".

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  • South Korea's Moon says no military action without Seoul's consent
South Korea's Moon says no military action without Seoul's consent

Trump said Kim's action was wise and well-reasoned. Payne also showed her support for Washington's new policy on North Korea, the Strategic Accountability - a measure proposed by US State Secretary Rex Tillerson and Defence Secretary Jim Mattis seeking to pressure North Korea into the denuclearisation of the peninsula.

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  • Sessions: Charlottesville vehicle attack could be a hate crime
Sessions: Charlottesville vehicle attack could be a hate crime

The Justice Department also is working with state and local authorities, said Sessions, as they "clearly have jurisdiction, too, and often they're the ones that have the best charges". "They are simply attempting to legitimate themselves in any way possible", Sessions told "Today". "They are unjustified in their actions and their approach to Americ...

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  • Minister Flanagan Condemns Fatal Dublin Shooting
Minister Flanagan Condemns Fatal Dublin Shooting

A man aged in his 30s and a mother of six aged in her 40s were killed after a gunman opened fire through a window at a property in Dublin , Ireland. "And then the police came and I kept them going and going and going". 'These ruthless people have no regard for human life and this will not be tolerated, ' he said. Scene in Ballymun where 2 peop...

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  • Malala to study politics at Oxford University
Malala to study politics at Oxford University

Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani girl who received the Nobel Peace Prize will be heading to Oxford University for her further studies. "Best wishes for life ahead!" The fearless 20-year-old girl survived an assassination attempt by the Pakistani Taliban and moved to the United Kingdom where she went on to achieve a great deal at a very you...

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  • Top US military officer notes 'difficult issues' with China
Top US military officer notes 'difficult issues' with China

He said the North's entry into dialogue accompanied by its abandonment of nuclear and missile programs would create a situation "in which it does not have to worry about its security even without nuclear weapons". " North Korea held the 43rd ambassadors' meeting in July 2015 and (the latest meeting) seems to be in line with that", the spokesman sa...

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  • 'Map Of Death': North Korea Has A Detailed Plan To Incinerate Guam
'Map Of Death': North Korea Has A Detailed Plan To Incinerate Guam

Mattis said that if North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's army fired a missile at the U.S, it would "escalate into war very quickly", and that if it hit USA cities, it would be "game on". the other said fire and fury with an exclamation point, but it still leads to the same message", Calvo said. "Mr. President, I have never felt so safe as with...

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  • National Basketball Association star LeBron James hits out at Trump over Charlottesville violence
National Basketball Association star LeBron James hits out at Trump over Charlottesville violence

And on Tuesday, he again said " there is blame on both sides " for what happened. Is it just me or did Lil Dicky just win the debate? James said the only way for the country "to get better as people is love". "The last week, with everything that's been going on in the last couple months - especially after the last couple days seeing everythin...

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  • Morning rain foreshadows Kansas City area severe weather risk
Morning rain foreshadows Kansas City area severe weather risk

Winds NW 5-15 miles per hour. If clouds remain stubborn and we don't warm enough, our threat for severe weather will remain low . TONIGHT: There is a enhanced risk for severe storms as we head into the evening for western parts of Mid-Missouri.

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  • That Mysterious Letter from Sansa, Explained
That Mysterious Letter from Sansa, Explained

The Lannisters are treating me very well and provide me with every comfort. Sansa also told Robb to "swear fealty to King Joffrey and prevent any strife" between their houses, as Cersei instructed her to. From around the corner, he watches to be sure she's gotten the message. Arya didn't attempt to stand in the shadows, she stood in the...

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  • North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches
North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches

The North Korean statement said Kim Jong Un could change his mind "if the Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions". US leaders had signaled Sunday that North Korea's threats to attack Guam were mostly bluster.

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  • U.S. says still interested in dialogue with NKorea
U.S. says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

Moon, who visited Washington at the end of June, declined to criticise Trump's rhetoric towards the North that has raised alarm among observers. The report is assumed to be referring to the USA joint military drills with South Korea, known as the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, which are scheduled to start August 21.

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  • NASCAR Truck Series Predictions - UNOH 200 8/16/17
NASCAR Truck Series Predictions - UNOH 200 8/16/17

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs are underway, and the setting couldn't be more ideal, as drivers are set to compete in the UNOH 200 under the lights at Bristol Motor Speedway. The third stage then played out much like the second, with Crafton eyeing a rapidly approaching Busch in his rearview mirror. At Furniture Row Racing, po...

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  • Steve Bannon Says US in Economic War With China
Steve Bannon Says US in Economic War With China

In a wide-ranging interview with the progressive-leaning publication The American Prospect published on Wednesday, Bannon said of China: "We've come to the conclusion that they're in an economic war and they're crushing us". McMaster, who has been attacked by conservatives as a "globalist". Trump reminded the media, however, that he was success...

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  • Mattis: If North Korea Fires Missile at US, It's 'Game on'
Mattis: If North Korea Fires Missile at US, It's 'Game on'

Lavrov said the August 21 exercises could stoke tensions , according to China 's foreign ministry. In a Twitter comment , Trump said, " The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable! ". The small island strip in the Pacific is closer to the Korean peninsula than any other United States territory . However, he said t...

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  • Baltimore takes down Confederate statues in middle of night
Baltimore takes down Confederate statues in middle of night

Republican Sen. Jeff Tarte of Cornelius called repeal "absolutely a conversation that we have to have". Her movements echoed the actions of Bree Newsome, who scaled a flagpole outside the South Carolina Capitol building in 2015 to take down its Confederate flag.

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  • North korea: Kim briefed on a plan to fire missiles near Guam
North korea: Kim briefed on a plan to fire missiles near Guam

In days since that threat was issued, Trump has doubled down , meeting with his national security staff to discuss ways to ameliorate the crisis or else confront the North militarily. He even suggested that the gap between the allies was not large as both were focused on peace. Trump's praise for Kim's decision comes less than a week befor...

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