• Pres. Trump Disbands 2 Economic Advisory Councils
Pres. Trump Disbands 2 Economic Advisory Councils

A Wall Street analyst, Bucky Hellwig, senior vice president at BB&T Wealth Management in Birmingham, Alabama, said that because the infrastructure panel had yet to get off the ground, its demise was less important than the scrapping of the other two groups.

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  • Several people hurt in stabbing in Turku, Finland
Several people hurt in stabbing in Turku, Finland

The body had been covered. One person has been apprehended, police wrote on Twitter. One person tweeted: "At least 5 victims, most likely some fatalities one was a woman with a baby". But there has been no official confirmation of casualties. A knife attack carried out in Turku, Finland has people wounded in the city center with footage of an att...

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  • Avoiding border posts is 'essential' for Ireland's economy
Avoiding border posts is 'essential' for Ireland's economy

About three million European Union citizens, including almost one million Poles, live in the United Kingdom, and their fates, as well as the future rules for cross-border travel, remain unclear as Britain and Brussels negotiate their divorce.

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  • Jefferson Davis Monument In Arizona Tarred and Feathered
Jefferson Davis Monument In Arizona Tarred and Feathered

Thursday, Capitol District Troopers found the memorial in downtown Phoenix had been spray-painted. It has since been power washed. A suspect in the spray-painting is described as a white man in his 40s, wearing black clothes and riding in shorts on a bicycle.

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  • Various far-right extremist groups joined at Virginia rally
Various far-right extremist groups joined at Virginia rally

Mr. Trump's high-volume outbursts on issues petty and profound have become a defining feature of his presidency. A less-noticed but perhaps even more important comment came from Virginia Gov. While there is no single domestic terrorism statute, "domestic terrorism" is defined under federal law for purposes of other crimes and investigations, as c...

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  • Trump Will Resign, Says 'Art Of The Deal' Ghostwriter Tony Schwartz
Trump Will Resign, Says 'Art Of The Deal' Ghostwriter Tony Schwartz

Over the past few years, he has been an outspoken critic of the former businessman, now President. "Trump's presidency is effectively over". The journalist criticised the American leader, calling him a "toddler with reactive attachment disorder" and whose development ended at 7 years old.

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  • Xi stresses cooperation in talks with U.S. military chief
Xi stresses cooperation in talks with U.S. military chief

The drills are important for another reason: China has called on the U.S.to halt them in order to start talks with North Korea, part of its freeze-for-freeze proposal that would also require Kim to suspend nuclear and missile tests. Mattis said that if North Korea launches a missile toward Japan, the U.S. Pacific island of Guam, the United States...

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  • No confusion about figures by PM in I-Day speech: Jaitley
No confusion about figures by PM in I-Day speech: Jaitley

The prime minister said his government has taken numerous measures like introducing self attestations of certificates and doing away with interviews for lower posts, to ease life of the common man. The government is known to be engaging with the disruptors in various fields of specialisation in its effort to build a "new India" by 2022. Concludin...

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  • Karti Chidambaram directed to appear before CBI on Aug 23
Karti Chidambaram directed to appear before CBI on Aug 23

The apex court was hearing the Centre's plea against the stay ordered by the Madras High Court on the lookout notice against Karti and others in the alleged corruption case. "Our only concern is you going overseas without participating in investigations", a bench of Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said.

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  • Chinese President meets top US General
Chinese President meets top US General

Dunford said the intent was "to the force, to make it clear that that kind of racism and bigotry is not going to stand inside the force". North Korea's threats against Guam and its advancing missile capabilities, highlighted by a pair of intercontinental ballistic missile flight tests in July, have raised security jitters among many South Korea...

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  • Iran opposition leader ends hunger strike after day
Iran opposition leader ends hunger strike after day

Ali Motahari, the deputy speaker of Iran's Parliament, wrote on Instagram that Karroubi's hunger strike "should be a warning to those who insist on the continuation of his house arrest". "At 1:00 AM, Thursday father was sent to hospital due to the hunger strike ". Mrs Karroubi said her husband would respect the verdict even though he "does not exp...

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  • USA war games with S. Korea to go ahead
USA war games with S. Korea to go ahead

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the US Army Joseph Dunford met his Chinese counterpart Fang Fenghui on Tuesday and signed the framework for an agreement to build a new communication mechanism for their joint staff departments, the China Daily reported on Wednesday.

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  • Sunny Friday followed by spotty showers on Saturday
Sunny Friday followed by spotty showers on Saturday

Friday Night .Partly cloudy. Small rain chance. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Flooding of low river bottoms, secondary roadways, picnic and recreational areas is possible. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Harvey is centered about 30 miles east-southeast of Barbados and is moving west near 18 ...

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  • Charlottesville Fallout: Trump Ends Advisory Councils
Charlottesville Fallout: Trump Ends Advisory Councils

So after learning about this latest loss of confidence by his former strategic and policy forum , Trump tried to put a more favorable spin on the defections. Davidson in Seattle, Washington. But by Wednesday afternoon, Trump had made a stunning about-face. JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon , a member of one of the panels, said he strongly dis...

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  • Trump Shows Poor Form in Early Morning Re-Tweet
Trump Shows Poor Form in Early Morning Re-Tweet

POTUS swaggered that it would not "bother me". When Acosta pressed Trump to answer "more questions", the president said, "It doesn't bother me at all but, you know, I like real news". Instead, he sort of squanders it and so I think that everybody's been grappling with what occurred on Saturday, and condemning Nazis and KKK members ought to be one o...

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  • Barcelona: Australian boy Julian Cadman missing after attack, mother in hospital
Barcelona: Australian boy Julian Cadman missing after attack, mother in hospital

The boy's grandfather, Tony Cadman, posted a picture of the seven-year-old as part of a plea for help in finding him. The Sydney boy is said to have been separated mother, who was injured in the attack and reportedly remains in a serious condition at Barcelona hospital.

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  • Women's education activist Malala Yousafzai is heading to Oxford
Women's education activist Malala Yousafzai is heading to Oxford

The UN Messenger of Peace, who lives in Birmingham since she was airlifted for a life-saving surgery after being shot in the head by the Taliban almost five years ago, confirmed the news in a tweet congratulating all students getting their board level exam results on Thursday.

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  • South Korea Says US in Close Communications Over North
South Korea Says US in Close Communications Over North

However, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon The American Prospect there was "no military solution" to North Korea's nuclear threats because of Pyongyang's massed artillery targeting the South Korean capital. He said dialogue with the North is necessary, but any meeting must produce results. Washington had agreed that "no matter what optio...

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  • Justice demands 1.3M IP addresses related to Trump resistance site
Justice demands 1.3M IP addresses related to Trump resistance site

Regardless of your political views or web surfing habits, you should be concerned that the Justice Department got a warrant to require a web hosting company to turn over information on people who visited an anti-Trump protest site. It is common for prosecutors to develop searches in two stages, first obtaining electronic records, and then scourin...

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  • Periods of storms Thursday — Metro Detroit Weather
Periods of storms Thursday — Metro Detroit Weather

Highs will remain above average in the low to mid-90's. Tonight: Clouds increase with showers possible around dawn. The main highlight will be a weather system pulling in from the Plains that will bring a much better coverage for later day showers and thunderstorms.

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