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With detective shot dead on dirt road, a tiny county's reality reels

With detective shot dead on dirt road, a tiny county's reality reels Atkison said the wounded officer was shot in the chest, but seemed to have only a minor injury as the bullet struck the officer's protective vest. Earlier in the day, Spangler and Roof came out of the woods and acted suspiciously as Hearne and Goodrich questioned them about the stolen vehicle, according to GBI Director Vernon Keenan. [Full Article...]

Trump to 'Confront the North Korean Threat' on Upcoming Asia Trip

Trump to 'Confront the North Korean Threat' on Upcoming Asia Trip Trump's maiden Asia trip comes amid increased tension in the Korean Peninsula and South China Sea. He has denounced Mr Kim as a " rocket man " on a suicide mission for test launches of ballistic missiles and for nuclear weapon tests, and warned North Korea would face total devastation if it threatened the US. [Full Article...]

Governor Rauner Predicts Victory in Supreme Court Case Against AFSCME

Governor Rauner Predicts Victory in Supreme Court Case Against AFSCME The high court heard a similar challenge out of California in January 2016 and had appeared headed toward ruling the fees unconstitutional. And the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia had left the conservative branch of the court with only four votes. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's Private Email Domains Under Investigation The White House also seeks to make sure the emails are preserved in accordance with federal law, the person said. Mr. Kushner uses his White House email address to conduct White House business. Specifically, Kushner was aware that using a personal device for work would give cypberspies access to their work computers and emails. Mark Warner, D-Va., wrote a letter to Kushner and his attorney wh... [Full Article...]

Proposed tax plan means more taxes for New Yorkers

Proposed tax plan means more taxes for New Yorkers President Trump called for a "giant, beautiful, massive" tax cut that he said would be "the biggest ever in our country" during a National Association of Manufacturers' board meeting in Washington on Friday. Trump has yet to sign a major piece of legislation, after Congress failed repeatedly this year to pass a repeal of Obamacare, his predecessor's signature health care law. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda

Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda Twitter has blocked 201 accounts with suspected Russian links responsible for spreading fake news in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The Russian government-backed site spent as much as $274,100 on the US -targeted ads in 2016, primarily for news stories and targeting them at followers of mainstream media accounts . [Full Article...]

Spanish police close majority of Catalan polling stations

Spanish police close majority of Catalan polling stations Dr James Summers is a Professor of International Law at Lancaster University. Parents occupied schools in a bid to prevent police from restricting access to their use Sunday as polling stations. Secession-leaning figures in Belgium's Flanders region see hope in Sunday's vote and sympathize with prosperous Catalonia's complaints that it subsidizes poorer regions of Spain. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation hosts North Korean diplomat for talks on new tensions

Russian Federation hosts North Korean diplomat for talks on new tensions Prior to North Korea's most recent test launch, the USA and its allies had 15 minutes' warning before the missile was sacked, suggesting an early intercept is possible if a launch is believed to be a danger. Burmistrov, Russia's deputy nuclear negotiator, visited the DPRK in late July to discuss issues involving the Korean Peninsula, reports said. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened ret... [Full Article...]

W2W4: Best matches to watch Saturday at the Presidents Cup

W2W4: Best matches to watch Saturday at the Presidents Cup Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler defeated Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace , giving the South Africans their first loss in six matches. The United States has opened a commanding lead at the 2017 Presidents Cup with an 8-2 lead through the first two days of play at Liberty National in New Jersey. [Full Article...]

Yosemite rock falls don't deter climbers

Yosemite rock falls don't deter climbers At the time, 30 climbers were on El Cap's walls, but no climbing injuries were sustained. An adventure tour guide who has led hikers in Yosemite Park for 12 years says the big rock fall that killed at least one person and injured another at the iconic El Capitan rock formation was the biggest slide he's ever seen at the park. [Full Article...]

Tampa to Havana travel still growing, but for how much longer?

Tampa to Havana travel still growing, but for how much longer? Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro restored diplomatic ties in 2015. "It appears U.S. Embassy personnel are most at risk", said one official, speaking anonymously under State Department ground rules for briefing reporters. Collin Laverty of Cuba Educational Travel noted that the U.S. State Department has issued numerous alerts and advisories against travel by Americans to places l... [Full Article...]

Iraq imposes flight ban on Kurdish airports in response to independence referendum

Iraq imposes flight ban on Kurdish airports in response to independence referendum The protests took place at airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah just minutes before the flights ban took effect, with the people shouting slogans in support of the referendum and independence from Baghdad. In response to the referendum , Turkey is considering ceasing oil purchases from the Kurdish Regional Government and impose economic sanctions on the Kurdish region of Iraq. [Full Article...]

Turkish military kills three PKK militants in north Iraq near border

Turkish military kills three PKK militants in north Iraq near border Turkey is the great power of the region (80 million people and a big, modern economy), so Erdogan's threats to shut off the pipeline that delivers Kurdish oil to the world and to stop exporting food to Iraqi Kurdistan have to be taken seriously. [Full Article...]

Israel only occupies 2% of West Bank, says U.S. ambassador

Israel only occupies 2% of West Bank, says U.S. ambassador According to the newspaper, al-Hussein began sending letters earlier this month to 150 Israeli and foreign companies warning them that they would be added to a blacklist of companies doing business in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. [Full Article...]

U.S. to pull staff from Cuba after mysterious 'sonic attacks'

U.S. to pull staff from Cuba after mysterious 'sonic attacks' Washington , however, has not released specific information about the nature of these so-called " attacks ". As a result, USA officials are fleeing the country , and the State Department is suspending the processing of us visa applications in Cuba . [Full Article...]

Shorewood Hills Elementary among nine schools receiving national awards

Shorewood Hills Elementary among nine schools receiving national awards The U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized 342 schools nationwide as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017 . " You are visionaries, innovators and leaders ". Blessed Sacrament School and West Salem Elementary are the cream of the crop. The five other Virginia public schools that received the recognition were: Midway Elementary in Dinwiddie County, Emerick Elementary in Loudoun Cou... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico's aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers

Puerto Rico's aid is trapped in thousands of shipping containers Yolanda Lebron, spokeswoman for the Rio Grande mayor, said they used a auto with a loudspeaker to announce that FEMA would be registering people for aid, but did not mention there would be food and water given out. Jennifer Gonzalez, the delegate from the territory, during a press conference Friday. Yolanda Negron cleans up devastated home after hurricane Maria ravaged the island. [Full Article...]

Dubai Is Building A New City That Mimics Life On Mars

Dubai Is Building A New City That Mimics Life On Mars Since the main goal of the city is to test long-term living on the actual Mars surface, these labs will work on developing techniques to provide food, water, and energy to Mars colonies, if that ever happens in the future. The project seeks to attract the best scientific minds from around the world in a collaborative contribution in the UAE to human development and the improvement of life. [Full Article...]

Most Americans believe Trump's North Korea comments aren't helpful

Most Americans believe Trump's North Korea comments aren't helpful The Quinnipiac survey puts on display a deeply divided America. 14 percent that he is fit. Getting into specific issues, Trump had a 62 percent disapproval rating on race relations, 60 percent on health care, 59 percent on immigration and the environment and 57 percent on foreign policy. [Full Article...]

At least 22 dead, 32 injured in stampede on Indian pedestrian bridge

At least 22 dead, 32 injured in stampede on Indian pedestrian bridge Meanwhile, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has ordered high-level inquiry into by the Chief Safety Officer of Western Railway. It was among the milder barbs that angry Mumbaikars lobbed at the state on Friday on social media in reaction to the tragedy at Elphinstone Road station in which 22 people died and several were injured. [Full Article...]


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