• North Korean missile could reach mainland United States
North Korean missile could reach mainland United States

North Korea's latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) has shown that Pyongyang now may be able to reach most of the continental United States , two USA officials say. "Persons now in North Korea on a USA passport should depart North Korea before the travel restriction enters into effect on Friday, September 1, 2017", the...

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  • EPS for Silver Standard Resources Inc. (SSO) Expected At $0.04
EPS for Silver Standard Resources Inc. (SSO) Expected At $0.04

It is down 26.03% since August 2, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The last close places the company's stock about $6.13 off its 52 week high of $15.84 and $2.01 above the 52 week low of $7.7. British Columbia Investment Mgmt stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in CIT Group Inc. The Loews Corp holds 685,000 sha...

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  • Thai ex-PMs acquitted of abusing power in quelling protest
Thai ex-PMs acquitted of abusing power in quelling protest

Two former Thai prime ministers were cleared of abuse of power Wednesday in a case involving the quelling of an antigovernment protest in 2008. "Even though there were people who were injured and killed, in that event it was hard for police to know that the tear gas would cause injuries and death in that manner", the court said in a statement rel...

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  • Gulalai quits party after allegations against Imran, PTI seeks apology
Gulalai quits party after allegations against Imran, PTI seeks apology

Further, Ayesha also resigned from the party and praised Nawaz Sharif for respecting women. "Gulalai had sought assurance for a ticket in the next elections but it was rejected and now she has come up with allegations", said PTI's Shireen Mazari.

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  • Raucous start for Brazil Congress debate on president's corruption trial
Raucous start for Brazil Congress debate on president's corruption trial

The Brazilian real gained 0.4 percent against the US dollar in Wednesday trading as investors awaited the final voting tally as an indication of whether Temer still has enough congressional support to push for reforms, Morgan Stanley strategists including Gordian Kemen wrote in a note to clients.

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  • US Air Force launches fourth ICBM from Vandenberg Base this year
US Air Force launches fourth ICBM from Vandenberg Base this year

Nevertheless, the test did come in the wake of North Korea's recent unprovoked and provocative attempts to gain the nuclear capability of necessary to attack the continental United States. It is one of three legs of the nuclear triad, along with strategic bombers and submarine-launched ballistic missiles. Operational test launches highlight the t...

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  • Harvard Law accidentally started a rumor that Anthony Scaramucci died
Harvard Law accidentally started a rumor that Anthony Scaramucci died

When asked if he had words of support for Scaramucci, Early responded enthusiastically, "Keep telling it like it is, Mooch!" Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci told HuffPost that he felt burned by New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza , who published a bombshell interview with him, due to their families' relationshi...

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  • Smoke from distant wildfires makes Portland hazy
Smoke from distant wildfires makes Portland hazy

The effects of the wildfire smoke can also vary depending on where you live in the region. Here's how the air quality in some regions ranks on the index at 3:30 p.m. The key measure driving the health warnings is fine particulate matter, also known as PM 2.5, which is much smaller than the width of a human hair and can go deep into the lungs and ...

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  • Donald Trump threatened insurance companies' 'bailouts.' Here's what that means
Donald Trump threatened insurance companies' 'bailouts.' Here's what that means

Trump's probably referring to the cost-sharing subsidies under Obamacare. So what happens if Trump decides to end these payments? Paid directly to insurers, the subsidies are expected to cost the federal government about $7 billion in 2017.

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  • Mueller hires another Democrat-connected lawyer to investigate Russian interference and Trump
Mueller hires another Democrat-connected lawyer to investigate Russian interference and Trump

Franks, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, claims Mueller is violating a law governing the special counsel that prohibits him from serving if he has a "conflict of interest", which includes "a personal relationship with any person substantially involved in the conduct that is the subject of the investigation or prosecution".

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  • US Successfully Tests ICBM Following North Korea Missile Launch
US Successfully Tests ICBM Following North Korea Missile Launch

The launch shows the U.S.'s nuclear enterprise is "safe, secure, effective and ready to be able to deter, detect and defend against attacks on the United States and its allies", a statement from the Air Force said .The IBCM traveled 4,200 miles, according to NBC News.

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  • The NAACP just issued a travel advisory against visiting Missouri
The NAACP just issued a travel advisory against visiting Missouri

The move comes after the state legislature in June passed Senate Bill 43 , "which makes it more hard for employees to prove their protected class, like race or gender, directly led to unlawful discrimination ", CNN reports. "How do you come to Missouri , run out of gas and find yourself dead in a jail cell when you haven't broken any laws?" a...

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  • John Kelly reaches out to top Dems to save White House's agenda
John Kelly reaches out to top Dems to save White House's agenda

A few hours later, Scaramucci was facing Kelly in the chief of staff's corner office, learning his West Wing days were over. The Mooch was a refreshing break from the Trump administration norm. Mr. Scaramucci's departure came at Kelly's request, according to multiple news outlets. "I've seen him in Madison Square Garden with a topcoat, standi...

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  • Trump would go to war with N. Korea: senator
Trump would go to war with N. Korea: senator

In response, the USA and its allies flew supersonic bombers and fighter jets over the Korean Peninsula on Saturday. Coupled with reports of increased submarine activity, news of another ejection test comes amid concerns over the Communist nation's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that has the "range to hit USA cities".

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  • Venezuelan Election Results 'Tampered With' According to Voting Tech Company CEO
Venezuelan Election Results 'Tampered With' According to Voting Tech Company CEO

Maduro says the assembly was necessary to give the government power to end the economic crisis and bring peace to the country after four months of opposition protests, which often include violent clashes between security forces and hooded demonstrators.

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  • Trump Approves New Sanctions Against Russia
Trump Approves New Sanctions Against Russia

As Vox's Zeeshan Aleem explains , the new law takes sanctions imposed by President Obama and enshrines them in law, taking that decision out of Trump's hands. The law not only adds new sanctions but makes it harder for the president to remove them, a sign that Congressional leaders were anxious about Trump's seemingly cozy relationship wit...

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  • Italian warship arrives in Tripoli Naval Base
Italian warship arrives in Tripoli Naval Base

Looking to regulate eight non-governmental groups which regularly hunt for migrants in the southern Mediterranean, the Italian government asked them this week to sign a code of conduct , including a demand that they carry an armed policemen on board their boats.

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  • Rap Legend Charged with Murder
Rap Legend Charged with Murder

Rapper Kidd Creole - one of the founding members of the legendary hip-hop group, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5 - has been charged with murder for the stabbing of a homeless man in Midtown. Police said the man stabbed had 17 prior arrests, was a Level 1 sex offender, and had been living at a homeless shelter on 105th St. Glover was arreste...

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  • President Zuckerberg? Facebook Chief Hires Clinton Pollster
President Zuckerberg? Facebook Chief Hires Clinton Pollster

Benenson's company, Benenson Strategy Group, will be conducting research for the Zuckerberg-Chan Initiative, the couple's philanthropy. Most recently, Benenson was the chief strategist to Hillary Clinton's unsuccessful 2016 presidential campaign.

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets intercept Russian planes near Estonia
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation jets intercept Russian planes near Estonia

Pence insisted that the USA remains bonded with Europe and that the alliance "must be resolute and uncompromising in the face of aggression from an unpredictable country that casts a shadow from the east". During a visit to NATO's Brussels headquarters in May, Trump jarred allies by not restating US support for a critical portion of the alliance's ...

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