• VA Governor On Charlottesville Response: Militias Had 'Better' Guns Than Police
VA Governor On Charlottesville Response: Militias Had 'Better' Guns Than Police

They had agreed to cooperate with the plan; unfortunately they did not follow the plan. "I'm so scared because these people are so serious, ' and she was the only one that lost her life", said Commander, who worked with Heyer at Miller Law Group in Charlottesville .

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  • No US strike on North Korea without South Korea's approval, Moon says
No US strike on North Korea without South Korea's approval, Moon says

About 25,000 USA service members joined last year's UFG drills. "The most important task at hand is for the US and North Korea to " hit the brakes " on their mutual needling of each other with words and actions, to lower the temperature of the tense situation and prevent the emergence of an 'August crisis, '" Wang was quoted as saying in the Tues...

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  • China calls for end to US-South Korea joint military exercises
China calls for end to US-South Korea joint military exercises

Moon Jae-in also declared, amid fears in South Korea that threats from President Donald Trump to unleash "fire and fury" on Pyongyang could lead to real fighting, that there would be no second war on the Korean Peninsula. "All South Koreans have worked so hard to rebuild the country in ruins after the Korean war", said Mr. Moon. On one hand, ...

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  • President Moon: 'There Will Be No War Here Again'
President Moon: 'There Will Be No War Here Again'

Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the exercises were "not now on the table as part of the negotiation at any level". U.S. Chung Woo-taik, a leader of the conservative Liberty Korea party, a formidable force that was the ruling party for nine years before the victory of the "progressive" Moon Jae-in in the snap pre...

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  • South Korea's Moon says no military action without Seoul's consent
South Korea's Moon says no military action without Seoul's consent

Despite the defensive nature of the maneuvers, North Korea still criticises the operation every year and considers them as preparations for an attack of Pyongyang. While backing Trump's tough talk, US officials including National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster played down the risk on Sunday of the rhetoric escalating into conflict .

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  • Trump mulls new USA strategy in Afghanistan
Trump mulls new USA strategy in Afghanistan

Iran is interested in building a new "silk road" trading route that runs from Central Asia to the Persian Gulf, which could best flourish in a peaceful Afghanistan . A USA official said that during a trip to Afghanistan earlier this year, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Afghan President Ashraf Ghani that the United States would have a sustaine...

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  • Trump Amps Up Warnings to North Korea
Trump Amps Up Warnings to North Korea

A Reddit user posted a diptych of Trump and Jong-un with their hair meticulously swapped on August 10, coinciding with the publication of French magazine Libération's take on the very same idea, and it features an outstandingly blond, Trump-ified version of the North Korean leader.

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  • Donald Trump Calls Out 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Over Charlottesville Jabs
Donald Trump Calls Out 'Publicity Seeking' Lindsey Graham Over Charlottesville Jabs

Graham's tweets follow an early morning attack on him from Trump in which the president accused Graham, who has been critical of Trump's response to the Charlottesville unrest , of being "publicity seeking". The fallout from Trump's response also led to the disbanding of his CEO advisory panels on Wednesday as a growing number of chief executive...

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  • White House: Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron on growing North Korea's threat
White House: Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron on growing North Korea's threat

North Korea claims they're a rehearsal for war. Still, the stage is set for new confrontation soon. Earlier, Trump stunned the world with a bold message to leader Kim Jong-Un that appeared to borrow from Pyongyang's own rhetorical arsenal, saying the North faced " fire and fury like the world has never seen ".

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  • Hopes US doesn't break nuclear deal with Iran: Moscow
Hopes US doesn't break nuclear deal with Iran: Moscow

President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he wants to scuttle the accord with Iran, a deal reached in 2015 under his predecessor President Obama, which limits Iran's ability to produce a nuclear weapon while ending most sanctions against it.

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  • US Acting Amb.: S. Korea, US Coordinating 100% On N. Korea
US Acting Amb.: S. Korea, US Coordinating 100% On N. Korea

Mount said. "This is an unpardonable plot toeing the United States line to suffocate the DPRK", it said, using the abbreviation of the North's official name. The exercise focuses on defending South Korea against an attack from the north, and each year triggers threats and rebukes from North Korea. A war of words erupted between the USA and North ...

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  • No second war on the Korean Peninsula
No second war on the Korean Peninsula

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has vowed there will not be another war on the Korean Peninsula, and has stressed the need to focus on diplomatic efforts. Air Force and Washington has ordered such missions over Korea frequently as a show of force against Pyongyang. "I am confident that the USA will discuss it with the South in advance even i...

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  • China pushes back 'economic war' talk from WH's Bannon
China pushes back 'economic war' talk from WH's Bannon

Reacting to Bannon's interview, Hua Chunying, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson reiterated that Beijing believes that the country's trade relationship with the U.S. Of late media reports have said that Bannon is pushing for a strong policy against China . "There is no victor in a trade war ". Administration officials have said that ...

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  • Charities including Red Cross, Salvation Army, cancel events connected to Trump
Charities including Red Cross, Salvation Army, cancel events connected to Trump

President Donald Trump's remarks on violence in Charlottesville where he insisted that "both sides" were to blame for the incident not just drew criticism from all quarters, but also ended up hurting his business. "One of the cancellations cut close to home for the Trumps". Some groups that have previously hosted their fundraising galas at Mar-a...

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  • NPR Poll: Most Americans Think Confederate Statues Should Stay
NPR Poll: Most Americans Think Confederate Statues Should Stay

In the wake of the violence that led to the death of counter-protester Heather Heyer , 32, on Saturday, Signer said the Lee statue, which was the flashpoint that sparked protests that included hate groups like the Ku Klux Klan and Nazi sympathizers, needs to be removed .

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  • ACLU no longer to represent armed hate groups
ACLU no longer to represent armed hate groups

ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero told the Wall Street Journal that the group will take legal requests from white supremacist groups on a case-by-case basis from now on. "We do not choose our clients", the pamphlet read. "To those who support suppressing propaganda they hate, we ask - where do you draw the line?" The New York Times notes...

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  • Kissimmee officers shot to death in Osceola Co., officials say
Kissimmee officers shot to death in Osceola Co., officials say

One suspect is in custody after two Kissimmee Police Department officers have been shot to death, according to officials. Florida Highway Patrol is also on scene and is asking drivers to avoid the area of Orange Blossom Trail and US 192. The shootings are said to have occurred as the two officers were responding to a call at the intersection of P...

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  • Nasa beats midnight deadline, files 20000-page petition - What We Know
Nasa beats midnight deadline, files 20000-page petition - What We Know

According to Nasa, 25 lawyers were involved in preparing the much anticipated petition with 90% of documents filed being evidence. "The Center urges the IEBC to finalize the posting of the 34As as expeditiously as possible, noting the August 18 deadline for filing challenges to the presidential election results", the observers said.

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  • Alleged Barcelona driver still at large
Alleged Barcelona driver still at large

Oukabir is believed to have been the driver of that van, who fled after hitting people along Las Ramblas. Most of the other suspects were Moroccan. Oubakir rented two vans, one used in the attack and a second, believed to be a getaway vehicle, later found by police in the town of Vic, north of Barcelona .

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  • Viewing eclipse can be hazardous
Viewing eclipse can be hazardous

This solar eclipse will be a total one, meaning the moon will appear to completely cover the sun ...but only if you're in the path of totality . We are in for a rare celestial treat this Monday afternoon: a solar eclipse . The AAS warns that fake solar eclipse-viewing glasses are being sold ahead of the August 21 event and to be cautious w...

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