• Economist cover shows Trump speaking with KKK hood
Economist cover shows Trump speaking with KKK hood

A cartoon-esque depiction of Trump screaming into a megaphone - which is also drawn to resemble a Klan hood - accompanies a link to the magazine s cover story and this tagline: " Donald Trump is politically inept, morally barren and temperamentally unfit for office", reported CNN .

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  • Trump's business panels collapse after president's remarks on Charlottesville
Trump's business panels collapse after president's remarks on Charlottesville

Mr. Trump tweeted Wednesday that he was ending the White House council on manufacturing and the Strategic and Policy Forum. "For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I have many to take their place", he tweeted at the time.

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  • Dollar higher on euro woes, but capped by White House drama
Dollar higher on euro woes, but capped by White House drama

While the tweet was quickly deleted, chatter about Cohn stepping down picked up among market observers. There have been reports that Cohn, who is Jewish, was upset by Trump's unwillingness to take a stronger stand initially against white supremacists and neo-Nazis.

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  • Japan tests alert system in likely flight path of N. Korea missiles
Japan tests alert system in likely flight path of N. Korea missiles

Mr Tillerson and Mr Mattis met with Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono and defence minister Itsunori Onodera to discuss the threats posed by North Korea's continued development of its nuclear and ballistic weapons programme, as well as other topics.

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  • China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

Chairman of the United States joint chiefs of staff, General Joseph Dunford in Beijing on 17 August. Fan, the vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, told Dunford that Beijing insists that "negotiations are the only effective option" to solve the issue.

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  • Eye safety for the total solar eclipse
Eye safety for the total solar eclipse

Derek Kief, astronomer at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre , says the sky will dim and depending on conditions, we may be able to see Venus or other planets. But it has been 38 years since the mainland United States glimpsed a total eclipse. Monday is also the first day of school for MSU. The main program, beginning at noon Central Time, will tra...

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  • Beaumont optometrist:
Beaumont optometrist: "You can have permanent vision loss" from the Solar Eclipse

Glasses will then be $2 per pair. Beware of fake glasses. COS asserts the only safe way to look directly at a total or partial eclipse is with special-purpose solar filters. Unfortunately, not many people saw it because it clipped just five states in the Northwest and the weather for the most part was bleak. The reason is that the Sun's disk is...

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  • Tillerson says USA prepared to use force against N Korea
Tillerson says USA prepared to use force against N Korea

Just last week, the communist regime threatened to fire four intermediate-range ballistic missiles over Japan into waters near the USA territory of Guam. The new equipment, known as Aegis Ashore, will be a land-based version of the Aegis missile defence system. The Japanese Defence Ministry is also eager to bring forward the deadline of a plan to...

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  • Trump Ends Infrastructure Advisory Council Mid-Formation
Trump Ends Infrastructure Advisory Council Mid-Formation

Trump has proposed spending $1 trillion to fix aging USA roads, bridges, airports and other infrastructure, a major part of his legislative agenda along with healthcare and tax reform. After Trump's response to violence at a white nationalist rally over the weekend that many considered inadequate, business leaders started to drop out of advisory c...

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  • Big Ten Schedule Released
Big Ten Schedule Released

The Penn State women's soccer, men's soccer and field hockey teams are set to be featured in six BTN ( Big Ten Network) broadcasts this fall, as announced by the Big Ten Conference. The change is to accommodate the 2018 Big Ten tournament, which will be held February 28-March 4 at Madison square Garden in New York City. A week later, Michi...

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  • Intel and Under Armour CEOs resign from Trump's Manufacturing Council
Intel and Under Armour CEOs resign from Trump's Manufacturing Council

By resigning from the council, Frazier became the first biopharmaceutical CEO to take a definitive stance against the Trump administration. After careful consideration, I believe the initiative is no longer an effective vehicle for 3M to advance these goals.

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  • Orange County Rep. Rohrabacher meets with Wikileaks founder about Russia, DNC emails
Orange County Rep. Rohrabacher meets with Wikileaks founder about Russia, DNC emails

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday told Rep. Dana Rohrabacher that Russian Federation was not behind leaks of emails during last year's presidential election campaign that damaged Hillary Clinton's candidacy and exposed the inner workings of the Democratic National Committee.

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  • Mbeki Speaks On Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Fiasco
Mbeki Speaks On Grace Mugabe Diplomatic Fiasco

If Engels' case goes to court and Mugabe is convicted a jail sentence could be possible, Nel said. Mugabe's whereabouts are unknown, and South African Police Minister Fikile Mbalula told reporters that the country implemented a "red alert" for her at its borders.

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  • GOP Sen Scott: Trump's 'Moral Authority Is Compromised'
GOP Sen Scott: Trump's 'Moral Authority Is Compromised'

He also called the violence "disgusting" and noted that Heather Heyer , the woman killed in the clashes, was his daughter's age. "There is no moral equivalency between the two sides". "It's terrible. I don't believe in racism, I don't believe in bigotry", Scott said Monday. Sen. Ted Cruz , R-Texas, refused to comment on his opinion of Trump'...

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  • Gov. Hogan urges the removal of statue tied to slavery
Gov. Hogan urges the removal of statue tied to slavery

Taney statue from the State House grounds is the right thing to do, and we will ask the State House Trust to take that action immediately", Hogan said in the statement . Governor Larry Hogan's communications director Doug Mayer responded to Miller in an email Thursday night. He also noted Taney's other roles in public service, including state ...

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  • Maine Democratic Party Chair Criticizes LePage Over Comments
Maine Democratic Party Chair Criticizes LePage Over Comments

Former 2-term Maine Governor John Baldacci joins us this morning to go over the latest trending political topics. Calls to take down the statues increased after white supremacist groups gathered in Charlottesville , Va., over the weekend for a "Unite the Right" rally that was ostensibly meant to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate G...

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  • Govt Taking Steps to Uproot Corruption, Middlemen: PM Modi
Govt Taking Steps to Uproot Corruption, Middlemen: PM Modi

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said the think tank was documenting the suggestions and that this government-business partnership would be taken forward. Asked about the decision by the U.S. and India to establish two-by-two ministerial dialogue, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, "We noticed relevant report".

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  • Amit Shah to leaderss, BJP secys: Gear up party for 2019
Amit Shah to leaderss, BJP secys: Gear up party for 2019

Shah also asked the leaders to especially focus on those 150 seats where the BJP stood second or third in the last Lok Sabha polls. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah , while chairing a meeting with top party leaders today, said the target for them in the next general elections would be clinching 360 parliamentary seats.

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  • President Donald Trump announces executive order streamlining permitting process on infrastructure
President Donald Trump announces executive order streamlining permitting process on infrastructure

Chao. The order is expected to establish discipline and accountability in the environment review and permit access for infrastructure projects . Among other things, the president's order will rescind a previous decree signed by former President Barack Obama that required federal agencies to account for flood risk and climate change when ...

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  • Doklam standoff: Japan throws its weight behind India
Doklam standoff: Japan throws its weight behind India

The punching and stone-throwing supposedly ceased after 30 minutes, with troops from both sides retreating to their original positions. As a tense military standoff between India and China in Doklam entered the third month, Japan supported New Delhi's stand, saying no one should try to change status quo by force.

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