• Daily Afternoon Rain & Storms
Daily Afternoon Rain & Storms

We're sticking with the idea of a "don't cancel your plans" weekend forecast, but you may have to dodge a downpour or two here and there anyway. Flash flooding is possible across most of the state. The week ahead will offer lower rain and storm chances just about every day, but the chance gets lower as the week goes along. The heat begins to bu...

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  • British ministers: Brexit transition period
British ministers: Brexit transition period "will be important" for businesses

The Chancellor Philip Hammond and the International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, write that the transition period is created to avoid a so-called "cliff-edge" - but their comments in the Sunday Telegraph don't reveal how long this period will last.

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  • Nuclear confrontation with North Korea would be
Nuclear confrontation with North Korea would be "catastrophic": Mattis

North Korea announced that military leaders are planning to launch four intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missiles only 25 miles off the coast of Guam, a USA territory in the Pacific Ocean. "The whole of the Security Council has come together behind that, and I think that we should see the President's public comments as one of the strands, one of th...

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  • US man bludgeons mother, sister, another woman to death; arrested
US man bludgeons mother, sister, another woman to death; arrested

Bobby Vanderhall, 34, allegedly took a large hammer from Lynn Vanderhall's garage on Perry Street in Long Island around 1.15am and broke through a basement door. He was arrested after the police found him asleep in a vehicle, two miles from the house. He had a record of arrests for drunken driving, drug possession and sexual abuse, according to r...

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  • Chief of Staff Kelly Reviewing White House Changes
Chief of Staff Kelly Reviewing White House Changes

I think he needed to be much harsher as it related to the white supremacists and the nature of that... Nationalist bete noire H.R. McMaster will appear on "This Week" and "Meet the Press", CIA chief Mike Pompeo will guest on "Face the Nation" and "Fox News Sunday", and Trump counterterror advisor Tom Bossert will sit down with "State of the Union"....

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  • Tropical Storm Gert expected to form
Tropical Storm Gert expected to form

The next name on the list is Gert if Eight becomes a tropical storm. The storm is located east of the Bahamas. The depression is now sporting wind speeds of 35 miles per hour and is moving north-northwest at around 14 miles per hour. Conditions are gradually becoming more conducive for development, and a tropical depression could form during th...

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  • Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49
Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, seven persons were killed in Sunsari district in southern Nepal. Footage aired on Nepali broadcasters showed villagers wading through waist-high water with their belongings and using boats to reach higher ground.

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  • Trump tells China: Probe into trade practices coming
Trump tells China: Probe into trade practices coming

Trump's warning came after the North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles over Japan towards the US Pacific island of Guam. In a phone call Friday, Trump praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for backing the recent United Nations vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea.

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  • Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump
Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

On Wednesday, North Korea announced that a plan to attack Guam would be complete by mid-August. "Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" I would say Keith Ellison is an extremist crank and that you can't ascribe the same level of insanity to the entire Democratic Party.

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  • Stock markets extend losses at open
Stock markets extend losses at open

The Dow slumped 204.69 points or 0.9% to 21,844.01, the Nasdaq plummeted 135.46 points or 2.1% to 6,216.87 and the S&P 500 tumbled 35.81 points or 1.5% to 2,438.21. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari, who has advocated for the Fed to halt interest rate hikes until inflation picks up gain, on Friday said his colleagues are telling each other "a...

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  • Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine
Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine

One of President Trump's most famous critics came to his defense this week after a vow of "fire and fury" for North Korea: former Vice President Al Gore. He sounds like the leader of North Korea , not the leader of the United States. In response, Japan began on Saturday to deploy its missile defense system Patriot, after threats from Pyongya...

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  • Mega 6.5 magnitude natural disaster rocks Indonesia - tremors felt '400 MILES AWAY'
Mega 6.5 magnitude natural disaster rocks Indonesia - tremors felt '400 MILES AWAY'

Chairman of the West Sumatra branch of the Indonesian Association of Geologists, Ade Edward, said the epicenter was known as a subduction zone, which was prone to big earthquakes. AP's earlier story is below. "As the natural disaster got stronger, I told my wife who was cooking in the kitchen to immediately get out of the house".

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  • U.S. tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions
U.S. tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions

With the regime's latest long-range ballistic missile tests, North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho was again isolated from the sole multilateral forum Pyongyang takes part in. When it comes to military hardware sales, clients can be classified into three main groups, Andrea Berger outlined in a 2016 paper when she was deputy director of the...

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  • State Department Press Briefing on North Korea
State Department Press Briefing on North Korea

On Tuesday , Trump threatened North Korea with " fire and fury " if Pyongyang made any further threats against the United States. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. "The American effort is diplomatically led, it has diplomatic traction, it is gaining diplomatic results and I want to stay right there right now", Mattis sai...

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  • New
New "Hamilton" app lets you enter lottery for $10 tickets

Tickets for Hamilton sell out extremely quickly but with the app, you will be able to access the #Ham4Ham ticket lottery. Hamilton creator and all-around cool guy Lin-Manuel Miranda announced the app in a Twitter video on Friday morning.

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  • YARMUTH: Statement on White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Violence in Charlottesville
YARMUTH: Statement on White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Violence in Charlottesville

Cable news commentary, Twitter and the inboxes of White House spokesmen quickly filled with this question: Where is the President? This is a breaking news story. "There was violence between protesters and counter protesters today". The president's reluctance to condemn white bigots also stood in stark contrast by his insistence of calling out ...

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  • Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts
Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts

The bill was submitted to the Majlis Presiding Board, by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Intelligence, as well as the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), the IRGC Quds Force, and the Islamic Republic Army. The bill mandates the government to allocate an additional 260 million dollars for the "development of the missile programme" and...

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  • What does the United States military do on the island of Guam?
What does the United States military do on the island of Guam?

Jenna Gaminde told a press briefing on Thursday that the residents would be immediately notified by the 15 All-Hazards Alert Warning System sirens, located in low-lying areas throughout the island, the Pacific Daily News reported. In response, Trump on Tuesday threatened the communist country "with fire and fury ". Meanwhile, American and Sout...

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  • Moon to meet top USA military officer amid rising tension on peninsula
Moon to meet top USA military officer amid rising tension on peninsula

In early June, the unification ministry said that authorities had rescued four North Korean sailors on June 2 and 3 off the east coast. The man, noted to be in his 30s, was rescued Sunday near Daecheongdo, one of South Korea's frontline islands along the Northern Limit Line, the ministry detailed.

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  • Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

Trump has pushed China to pressure North Korea to halt a nuclear weapons program that is nearing the capability of targeting the United States. Calling it "the responsibility of all", Macron called on the worldwide community to "act in a concerted, firm and effective manner, as it has just done in the (U.N.) Security Council, to bring North Korea...

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