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Trump reportedly mulling pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio

Trump reportedly mulling pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio Patriots On The Right, calling Arpaio's conviction "stupid", urged people to "SHARE this story if you support the idea, Joe Arpaio , to be pardoned (sic)". Arpaio has maintained his innocence since the outset of his trial, but also said that he would accept a pardon from the president if offered. Trump corroborated this conversation by retweeting the Fox News story earlier today, but then... [Full Article...]

Charlottesville: Twitter slams Trump's response, lauds Obama and Clinton's

Charlottesville: Twitter slams Trump's response, lauds Obama and Clinton's The tweet has been liked more than 2.5 million times, making it the second-most liked tweet of all time, behind a tweet from Ariana Grande following the attack at her concert in Manchester in May, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to CNN. The most retweeted tweet of all time remains an American teenager's attempt to get free chicken nuggets from fast food chain Wendy's. Comparatively, Trump's fi... [Full Article...]

USA 'taking all possible actions' to defend against North Korea

USA 'taking all possible actions' to defend against North Korea Also within range are numerous 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in the South. McMaster also said while poised militarily, the USA is exploring other avenues to confront the threat from Kim's weapons program. "It is probably fair to say they are moving toward that at an ever-alarming rate", he said when asked whether North Korea has nuclear weapons capable of hitting the U.S. [Full Article...]

Protesters pull down Confederate statue in North Carolina

Protesters pull down Confederate statue in North Carolina There were no arrests. The incident comes just days after white nationalists convened in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the removal of Confederate general Robert E. There are about 120 Civil War memorials across the state, according to the Division of State Historic Sites and Properties. "With all this going on about these confederate monuments across the United States why are progress... [Full Article...]

Lincoln Memorial vandalized with graffiti

Lincoln Memorial vandalized with graffiti While the paint can be removed, the carving is permanent. The words "F-- law" written with red spray paint were discovered early Tuesday morning. Any words were indecipherable, NBC Washington reported. A Chinese woman, Jiamei Tian, was accused of both the 2013 vandalism as well as vandalizing the Washington National Cathedral soon afterward, but she was declared not competent to stand tri... [Full Article...]

Experts say Kim Jong-Un doesn't want nuclear war

Experts say Kim Jong-Un doesn't want nuclear war Calvo said North Korea has threatened Guam - which hosts two large military bases and more than 6,000 U.S. troops and support staff - at least three times since 2013. "I am heartened by reports that North Korea has decided, for now, to walk back their threats of an imminent attack on or around Guam", said Congresswoman Madeleine Z. [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci breaks silence after White House exit

I don't think I'm a great dancer though. On Saturday , Trump made a widely panned statement on the weekend of violence in Charlottesville , Virginia that was sparked by white nationalist and neo-Nazi protesters. Known as "The Mooch", the Long Islander's over-the-top foray into politics started with a press conference on how much he loves Trump and blowing a kiss to the cameras. [Full Article...]

Bail denied for man accused of driving through crowd at Charlottesville protests

Bail denied for man accused of driving through crowd at Charlottesville protests Fields has been charged with one count of second-degree murder , three counts of malicious wounding and one count of hit-and-run. A public defender has been appointed to represent Fields. There were plenty of people around to try to guide him in the right direction. "Trump's not a white supremacist I mean he had an African-American friends so..." "It would start to creep out". [Full Article...]

Guam, Accustomed to Weathering Storms, Braces for Threat of Missiles

Guam, Accustomed to Weathering Storms, Braces for Threat of Missiles Guam lies about 1,600 miles south of Japan. Guam is home to about 163,000 people and a USA military base. Experts have predicted it could be between 5 km and 10 km (around 3 and 6 miles), which is a relatively large margin of error if you're planning to target specific military complexes. [Full Article...]

Danish inventor charged with murder after submarine is wrecked

Danish inventor charged with murder after submarine is wrecked Danish police believe that a submarine at the centre of an investigation into a missing Swedish journalist was deliberately sunk. Danish police have not found a body in the wreck of the £160,000 crowded-funded sub, adding that the vessel seemed to have been deliberately sunk. [Full Article...]

China tells North Korea to comply with United Nations sanctions

China tells North Korea to comply with United Nations sanctions The rapid reaction from the Chinese is a sign of how seriously they take the issue. The move by the U.S.is seen by the Chinese as an attempt to put pressure on Beijing to act more strongly against North Korea and an attempt to blame China for not interfering in the Nuclear programme of North Korea . [Full Article...]

North Korea: No Imminent Threat Of Nuclear War, Says CIA Chief

U.S officials have repeatedly stated that there is no threat of nuclear war with North Korea . But he stressed the USA was pursuing "a very determined diplomatic effort" led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson coupled with new financial sanctions to dissuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un from further provocations. [Full Article...]

Korea War Would Be 'Catastrophic,' Diplomacy Bearing Fruit: US's Mattis

Korea War Would Be 'Catastrophic,' Diplomacy Bearing Fruit: US's Mattis Titled We're Holding Pyongyang to Account , the article described Washington's priorities in tackling North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs. This affords China an unparalleled opportunity to assert its influence with the regime. He added that the Korean war "cost more than a million lives, left cities in ruins and perpetuated the division of the peninsula", and urged th... [Full Article...]

Trump's remarks on Charlottesville draw strong reactions across political spectrum

Trump's remarks on Charlottesville draw strong reactions across political spectrum Sen. James Lankford, a Republican from Oklahoma, applauded the President in a statement on Monday afternoon for "clearly communicating the evilness of racism", and for calling out the white supremacist groups. Cory Gardner, a Colorado Republican, said in a tweet on Saturday: "Mr. President - we must call evil by its name ". Mr Trump had been assailed by Republicans and Democrats ali... [Full Article...]

3 dead in 'point-blank' shooting at Wisconsin auto racing event

3 dead in 'point-blank' shooting at Wisconsin auto racing event Sheriff Beth with Kenosha County says an unidentified man walked up to three people at a vendor and shot them at point blank range. Friends of the victims told police they had no idea what caused the man to shoot, nor did they recognize who he was. [Full Article...]

U.S. will not stand by while Venezuela collapses into dictatorship: Pence

U.S. will not stand by while Venezuela collapses into dictatorship: Pence Pence distanced himself from Trump's comments while also appearing to leave the possibility of military action open, saying at his meeting with Santos, "We have many options for Venezuela, but President Trump also remains confident that working with all of our allies across Latin America, we can achieve a peaceable solution". [Full Article...]

Kenya Election: Opposition Vows To Overturn 'Sham' Election

Kenya Election: Opposition Vows To Overturn 'Sham' Election Kenya's election commission said its process was fair and global observers praised its handling of the election. The opposition coalition did not present any evidence on the alleged fraud that might justify the rejected electoral result, something that gives no ground to the statements made on a fraudulent process. [Full Article...]

Fallen Virginia State Troopers Identified

Fallen Virginia State Troopers Identified The Bell 407 helicopter was assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation in Charlottesville, Virginia. No one on the ground was injured, according to Fox News . Virginia State Police indicated foul play was not suspected in the crash. He graduated from the Virginia State Police Academy in August 2004 as a member of the 107th Basic Session. [Full Article...]

Drunk American Assaulted After Giving Nazi Salute in Germany

Drunk American Assaulted After Giving Nazi Salute in Germany He suffered minor injuries, while the stranger who assailed him fled the scene, police said. While residents of Germany and Austria, as well as many of their European neighbors, are educated on the laws forbidding Nazi symbols and expressions, it's not clear if Chinese tourists are aware of the post-1945 statutes. [Full Article...]

Canada FM urges US, North Korea to step back

Canada FM urges US, North Korea to step back U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday morning that "military solutions" are "locked and loaded" should North Korea act unwisely, capping off a week that saw North Korea lay out plans for a military strike on Guam, an American territory in the region. [Full Article...]


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