• George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee
George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee

The location is especially notable because President Trump equated #George Washington and Thomas Jefferson (founders of the Republic) with Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. On Wednesday morning, Baltimore's Washington Monument still stands, a proud testament to the man who metaphorically fathered his country and fought for the cause of freedom...

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  • Human error blamed for 'civil danger warning' mistakenly broadcast in Guam
Human error blamed for 'civil danger warning' mistakenly broadcast in Guam

Last week's threat against Guam escalated the sharp rhetoric being exchanged between the two sides. Mr Kim was reported to have ordered his military to be prepared to launch missiles towards Guam at any time. Korea fires at US Trump has not asked military for options in Venezuela MORE said Monday a missile fired at the United States or ...

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  • Trump praises North Korea's 'wise' decision to back off Guam missile threat
Trump praises North Korea's 'wise' decision to back off Guam missile threat

Kim Dong-yub, a professor and a military expert at Kyungnam University's Institute of Far Eastern Studies in Seoul urged caution in assuming North Korea was bluffing with its missile threats. Mr Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinit...

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  • Israel re-arrests Sheikh Raed Salah
Israel re-arrests Sheikh Raed Salah

Israel in 2015 outlawed the northern and more radical branch of the movement, which promotes the Islamic faith in Israel, due to alleged ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, the militant Islamic Palestinian group that rules the Gaza Strip.

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  • Donald Trump Defends 'Friend' Steve Bannon
Donald Trump Defends 'Friend' Steve Bannon

Trump offered a lukewarm defense of Bannon during Tuesday's press conference , saying he was "a good man" and "not a racist, I can tell you that". Mr. "That's a fight I fight every day here", Bannon said. "He is a friend of mine", Trump said during a statement in Trump Tower on Tuesday, when asked about Bannon's future at the White House.

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  • N. Korea Made 'A Very Wise' Decision In Backing Down From Threats
N. Korea Made 'A Very Wise' Decision In Backing Down From Threats

He said a resolution of the dispute through military force was "completely unacceptable". Responding to the tests , U.S. President Trump warned Pyongyang of " fire and fury like the world has never seen ", while the North responded with the Guam threat.

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  • Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'
Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'

Carolyn Billups, the former president of the Maryland Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, says she thinks Pugh has made a mistake by taking down the Confederate monuments in such secrecy. "We should work together and figure out how to move our city forward". "The people will continue to keep making the right choices until every C...

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  • South Korea Thinks North Korea's Missile Technology Is Not Ready For Action
South Korea Thinks North Korea's Missile Technology Is Not Ready For Action

This gaffe comes a week after Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) said that by mid-August the communist nation will develop a plan to launch four intermediate range missiles at Guam before presenting it to leader to Kim Jong-un.

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  • Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA
Abbas: Gaza to Face Further Cuts if Hamas Refuses PA "Reconciliation" Terms

Hamas's military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, said field commander Nidal al-Jaafari, 28, was killed in the attack. The second man was moderately wounded, while the four other guards were also wounded, including one seriously, security sources said.

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  • No Powerball victor, jackpot now grows to $510 million
No Powerball victor, jackpot now grows to $510 million

The odds of winning a jackpot are extremely low - one in 292.2 million for Powerball and one in 258.9 million for Mega Millions. A Match 5 Winners Power Play ticket was sold in Texas and is worth $2 million. 7-16-20-66-73, Mega Ball 7, Megaplier 2x. While the person has not come forward, they have won approximately $608,157. Pittsburgh-area res...

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  • Berkeley hot dog restaurant fires employee after attending Virginia rally
Berkeley hot dog restaurant fires employee after attending Virginia rally

Top Dog, a hot-dog restaurant in Berkeley, California, said it fired Cole White on Saturday after he was named by a Twitter account devoted to outing rally participants. "But if you hate minorities, you might have a friend in Berkeley's Top Dog". But "pretty much everyone's happy with the fact that he no longer works here", the employee said.

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  • Hit or miss showers and storms on tap once again Tuesday
Hit or miss showers and storms on tap once again Tuesday

Our active weather pattern will bring another front late Thursday into Friday, so plan for stray storms tomorrow evening into the overnight, with more widespread showers and storms through Friday. The threat of tornadoes is low, but it does exist, according to the National Weather Service. Friday: Mostly sunny, high near 77. The main items of i...

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  • North Korea's Neighbors - Not Just Guam - Are Used To Threats
North Korea's Neighbors - Not Just Guam - Are Used To Threats

After the president's comments, North Korea threatened a strike on the USA territory of Guam . China's foreign ministry said in a statement that Xi told Trump a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue was essential, and urged calm.

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  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery to remove Confederate monument
Hollywood Forever Cemetery to remove Confederate monument

An individual who did not identify himself answered the phone at Lake View Cemetery and said he had no knowledge of Mayor Murray calling the cemetery' office. "As we continue our ongoing proactive work to be an inclusive and welcoming community, we must also join the fight against the mainstreaming of hateful and despicable far-right political ideo...

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  • South Korean President 'Confident' Of No War With North
South Korean President 'Confident' Of No War With North

Following North Korea's launches of two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July, Donald Trump has threatened to rain " fire and fury " on the rogue nation over its nuclear threats, while Pyongyang has pushed back, saying it will fire missiles near the US territory of Guam .

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  • Mattis warns of escalation into war if N. Korea attacks US
Mattis warns of escalation into war if N. Korea attacks US

Trump said he would unleash " fire and fury like the world has never seen " on North Korea if it continued to threaten the United States. The DPRK stands for the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea , which celebrates its 70th anniversary of liberation from Japanese control along with its rival counterpart, South Korea , on August 15.

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  • Korea, US military chiefs discuss NK threats, alliance
Korea, US military chiefs discuss NK threats, alliance

South Korea President Moon Jae-in pledged Tuesday to do "whatever it takes" to stop war on the peninsula, saying South Korea is the only country to make a decision on any military action and the crisis must be tackled peacefully. It was especially angered by the ban on exports that provide up to a third of North Korea's yearly $3 billion in earning...

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  • Guam residents issued Nth Korea attack advice
Guam residents issued Nth Korea attack advice

Behind the threats, US officials insist there has been no new significant movement of troops, ships, aircraft or other assets to the region other than for long scheduled military exercises with South Korea. The president appeared to draw another red line that would trigger a USA attack against North Korea and "big, big trouble" for its leader, Ki...

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  • King Salman approves entry of Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia
King Salman approves entry of Qatari pilgrims to Saudi Arabia

Qatar strongly denies the charge and argues the isolation effort is politically motivated. The air traffic restrictions have caused headaches for the 2.4 million residents of Qatar, 90 percent of whom are foreigners, as flights were forced to take longer routes, for example, to Southeast Asia.

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  • BJP wins local body polls in Madhya Pradesh
BJP wins local body polls in Madhya Pradesh

There are 37 urban bodies in the scheduled areas where counting is on. There were a few second tier bodies called Nagar Palikas but no municipal corporations. In the 2013 election, Congress had merely got nine seats. When asked at a press conference that the BJP tally had, in fact, decreased and that the party slogan of "Congress mukt Pradesh" had ...

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