• City officials stress importance of safety for Unite the Right rally
City officials stress importance of safety for Unite the Right rally

Friday night by 10:00 reports were coming from observers in Charlottesville that hundreds of alt-right supporters were already marching with torches through the streets and surrounding the newly renovated Rotunda on the University of Virginia campus where a brawl broke out between white supremacists and those opposing them.

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  • US Speaking With 'One Voice' On North Korea, State Dept Spox Says
US Speaking With 'One Voice' On North Korea, State Dept Spox Says

During an interview with BBC radio on Thursday, Gorka rebuffed Tillerson's assertion on Wednesday that the United States does not face an "imminent threat" from North Korea following President Donald Trump's threats aimed at the nuclear-armed nation.

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  • Daniel Descalso starting at second on Thursday for Arizona
Daniel Descalso starting at second on Thursday for Arizona

They understand that they have to pitch lights out if they are going to make the playoff roster. The Dodgers were going all in. "It's a good marker for us". The Diamondbacks are well aware of where they stand against the Dodgers. Chris Taylor, their starting leftfielder, entered the season carrying a career OPS+ of 70.

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  • Trump Tweets Military Solutions 'Locked And Loaded Should North Korea Act Unwisely'
Trump Tweets Military Solutions 'Locked And Loaded Should North Korea Act Unwisely'

The plan would be sent to leader Kim Jong Un for approval just before or as the U.S. Tillerson told reporters that the USA was looking to diplomacy to end North Korea's nuclear threat. "If the US and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Korean Peninsula, China will pr...

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  • Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea
Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea

Guam is equipped with a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system created to shoot down incoming missiles. "But we don't see this as potentially hitting us in any way because it is directed toward an outer island in the Pacific itself", Padilla told reporters.

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  • South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham speaks about North Korea
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham speaks about North Korea

Earlier this week, Kim Jong Un said that Pyongyang is considering an attack on Guam , which hosts multiple USA military bases after Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury ". China won't come to North Korea's help if it launches missiles threatening U.S. soil and there is retaliation, a state-owned newspaper warned on Friday, but it wo...

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  • Australian Marriage Equality May Now Be Decided by Mail
Australian Marriage Equality May Now Be Decided by Mail

The court heard the HRLC would allege the government's expenditure was not "unforeseen" given the finance department sought legal advice about a postal plebiscite as early as March 2017. "We don't believe that peoples' relationship should be subject to a popular vote before action is taken by the Parliament to ensure that there is equality", Senato...

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  • As tensions with North Korea escalate, Trump retweets several comparisons with Obama
As tensions with North Korea escalate, Trump retweets several comparisons with Obama

Foreign Relations Committee, warned North Korea about what would happen if it launched a nuclear strike. "Our country & civilians are vulnerable today because Barack Obama did not believe in national missile defense". The US is against North Korea's nuclear weapons but Pyongyang says it will not give up on its nuclear deterrence unless Wa...

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  • El Nino's Absence May Fuel a Stormy Hurricane Season
El Nino's Absence May Fuel a Stormy Hurricane Season

The numbers announced on Wednesday include the season activity to-date. "We're now entering the peak of the season when the bulk of the storms usually form", said Gerry Bell, Ph.D., lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at NOAA's Climate Prediction Centre.

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  • Trump's Time-traveling Response to Opioid Epidemic
Trump's Time-traveling Response to Opioid Epidemic

Yet the president's announcement came as a surprise because Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Tuesday that the drug crisis could be handled without such a declaration, "although all things are on the table for the president".

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  • Denver pensioner stuck in elevator for a month found dead
Denver pensioner stuck in elevator for a month found dead

She told the station that her father "couldn't take long walks". Between the morning of July 6 and August 2, Komisarchik is believed to have died after he was unable to escape an elevator , possibly because of dementia . A missing elderly man who authorities discovered dead in an elevator at a Denver apartment complex last month may have reac...

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  • A Week Until Special Session Ends, and No Bills Have Been Signed
A Week Until Special Session Ends, and No Bills Have Been Signed

Since the start of the special session, Abbott in interviews and fundraising emails has emphasized other priorities on his agenda over the bathroom bill . "I think what frustrates so many people we're talking to is if you just let it get to the floor and let the debate happen, then people would say ok, well, at least we had the discussion and if w...

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  • Tourists flock to North Korea despite simmering tensions between Washington and Pyongyang
Tourists flock to North Korea despite simmering tensions between Washington and Pyongyang

He went on: "We don't need a world with nuclear weapons , and there's no such thing as an isolated nuclear strike and so we need to ratchet down the rhetoric on both sides". Tension in the region has risen since reclusive North Korea staged two nuclear bomb tests previous year and launched two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July i...

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  • Judge Dismisses School Sex Charges
Judge Dismisses School Sex Charges

Morgan County Circuit Judge Glenn Thompson dismissed charges against 44-year-old Carrie Witt and 27-year-old David Solomon yesterday. The law, first put on the books in 2010, says that if convicted of the offense, which is a felony, the person has to register as a sex offender and face up too 20 years in prison.

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  • Black Journalists Pull Out Of NABJ Panel After Omarosa Signs On
Black Journalists Pull Out Of NABJ Panel After Omarosa Signs On

Gordon later suggested that there was a debate among the panel organizers about whether Manigault-Newman would be asked about the Trump administration during the event. An insider told Page Six that members and moderators have been dropping out of the event after Manigult was added to a panel discussing police brutality.

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  • Osceola man, Hudson daughter drown in Lake Superior
Osceola man, Hudson daughter drown in Lake Superior

The Duluth Fire Department had issued a Red Flag Warning earlier in the day for a high chance for strong rip currents. According to the fire department, he took in a "large amount of water as he successfully returned the victim to shore". Louis County rescue squad, police and Gold Cross ambulance. First responders ran down the beach as a firefigh...

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  • World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor in Israel, dies at 113
World's oldest man, a Holocaust survivor in Israel, dies at 113

Kristal claimed his title as the oldest living man at the age of 112 years and 178 days last year, and was given a certificate at his home. In 1920, Kristal moved to the Polish city of Łódź, where he married and went into the candy-manufacturing business.

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  • Trump uncertainty spurs insurers leave
Trump uncertainty spurs insurers leave

Out of all the major cities in the 20 states and D.C. the study looked at, the steepest cost increases to that plan were in Wilmington, Delaware; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Richmond, Virginia. Insurers filed their preliminary premium rates on August 1. It doesn't - or shouldn't - take a political genius to see how those numbers could translate ...

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  • Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House
Trump to make day trip to Washington during his vacation: White House

Signs of the renovations have dotted the White House for much of the last seven days. The West Wing - which President Donald Trump has denied calling "a dump" - is being gutted during the revamp. The White House has been reluctant to say whether Trump is spending time golfing while he is away from Washington, but the President has been photogra...

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  • Swedish Hostage Freed in Mali Makes First Public Appearance
Swedish Hostage Freed in Mali Makes First Public Appearance

Stephen McGown, 42, who has South African and United Kingdom nationality, was kidnapped from a hotel in Timbuktu, in Mali, along with two others in 2011. Dutchman Sjaak Rijke was freed in 2015 while Swedish national Johan Gustaffson was released in June. A fellow German traveller was killed during the kidnapping.

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