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Poll finds majority of Americans want Confederate statues to remain

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Women who approve of Trump are most likely to say they will never change their minds: 72% of female Trump approvers say they will never strip their support, vs. Trump has vacillated in his response to the Charlottesville violence since the weekend. Twelve percent of those surveyed believe Trump's policies have encouraged racial unity. Read More »

Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea

It also bans countries from increasing the current numbers of North Korean laborers working overseas and prohibits new joint ventures with North Korea as well as any new investment in current joint ventures. Bannon's comments in his interview with The American Prospect appeared to call bluff on Trump's tough talk to North Korea last week. "Until somebody solves the part of the equation that shows me that ten million people in Seoul don't die in the first 30 minutes from conventional weapons, ... Read More »

P10-M fine instead of suspension, Uber appeals

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On Wednesday, LTFRB and Uber regional executive Michael Brown met with senators to discuss the suspension and offered to pay a P10-million fine in lieu of suspension and vowed to offer financial assistance to its partners. The company works on a new peer-to-peer model of ridesharing - instead of controlling drivers from a corporate headquarters, Arcade City frees drivers to build up their own transportation businesses. Read More »

Maria Chappelle-Nadal: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated'

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She issued an apology to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in which she claimed she posted the comment, which read "I hope Trump is assassinated!", out of frustration. Chappelle-Nadal replied, "When the President apologizes, I'll apologize. But I am not going to stop talking about the chaos he's creating in this nation". Read More »

US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

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Japan's new Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and Foreign Minister Taro Kono are to explain the strategy to their USA counterparts on Thursday, according to the Japanese news service. Japan's multitier ballistic missile defense system also includes the Air Self-Defense Force's Patriot Advanced Capability-3 surface-to-air guided interceptors, which will deter missiles if SM-3 interceptors fail to stop the attack. Read More »

College basketball teams safe after Barcelona van attack

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Police reportedly concluded the attack was a terrorist action. Police said that people had been killed in the crash and that there were also injured, but they did not confirm the number of victims. A police officer directs a person on the sidewalk after a van drove into a crowd in Barcelona on August 17, 2017 . Catalan emergency services said that they had requested that metro and train stations be closed in the area close to the Las Ramblas avenue. Read More »

Pelosi calls for removing Confederate statues from US Capitol: 'Reprehensible'

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Capitol. "There is no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy in the hallowed halls of the United States Capitol or in places of honor across the country", said Pelosi. Trump doubled down on Thursday morning, lamenting that the removal of the "beautiful" monuments would ruin the "history and culture" of the U.S. "You know, you really do have to ask yourself, where does it stop?" "These are decisions for those states to make", Doug Andres, spokesman for ... Read More »

The Important Royal Rule Will and Kate Broke on Their German Tour

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But in theory we shouldn't actuallybe seeing these post-touch-down moments at all. Why? But it turns out Prince William is breaking time-old royal protocol every time he flies with his children. It comes after Kate and William made a decision to break with royal rules and travel with baby George to Australia in 2014 in breach of protocol about direct heirs flying together. Read More »

Cleveland Clinic pulls fundraiser from President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

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But, citing Trump's positions, more than 1,100 doctors, nurses, medical students and other OH residents signed a public letter of concern over the choice of venue. The fallout continues after President Donald Trump's controversial comments following the violent street confrontations that left one person dead and several others injured last weekend in Charlottesville, VA. Read More »

Trump Lacks 'Stability'and 'Competence' For Job, Corker Says

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A video of his remarks was posted on Facebook by a Tennessee-based reporter . "He has not demonstrated that he understands what has made this nation great and what it is today ", Corker said . They followed days of furor over Trump's shifting assignations of blame for the violence at the Charlottesville, Va., rally, at which a woman was killed when a driver ran a auto into a crowd of people protesting a white-supremacist rally. Read More »

NAB obtains volume 10 of Panama JIT report

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Dar will appear before NAB along with verified record to prove his innocence. NAB has summoned Nawaz Sharif and his sons, Hasan and Hussain Nawaz, on August 18 to its Lahore office. The Case Officer will file the case on the advice of Investigation Team's officer. In the application, Sharif said that under Article 188 of the Constitution, he can not be disqualified without a trial. Read More »

Bombay HC prohibits Maharashtra Govt. from permitting bullock cart races

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The court was hearing a public interest litigation filed by Pune resident Ajay Marathe, bringing to the courts notice a bullock cart race scheduled in his district tomorrow. He has also cited the judgement of the Supreme Court in the landmark Jallikattu sport wherein the apex court had held that bull-taming can not be justified just because the said sport was centuries old. Read More »

Trump Tweets Debunked Pershing Reference After Barcelona Attack

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He took 50 bullets, and he dipped them in pigs' blood. President Donald Trump cited the dubious story after a terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain . And the 50th person, he said, you go back to your people and you tell them what happened. And he took the 50 terrorists, and he took 50 men and he dipped 50 bullets in pigs' blood - you heard that, right? And he had his men load his rifles, and he lined up the 50 people, and they shot 49 of those people. Read More »

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

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The EU says there must first be broad agreement on three key issues: Britain's financial settlement, expatriate rights, and the status of the border between British-controlled Northern Ireland and Ireland . It's also not clear how long this arrangement might last. "The paper provides flexible and imaginative ideas and demonstrates our desire to find a practical solution that recognises the unique economic, social and cultural context of the land border with Ireland , without creating any ... Read More »

Venezuelan forces kill 37 inmates in riot 'massacre'

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It's the deadliest prison violence in Venezuela since a 2013 riot killed 61. Special forces arrived to take back control, according to Liborio Guarulla, Governor of Amazonas, the state in which it took place. So some 33,000 convicted prisoners were being kept in preventative centres like the one in Puerto Ayacucho, alongside people awaiting trial, Nieto said. Read More »

Northern Ireland's High Court will rule on marriage equality today

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The judge heard the two cases together due to the similarities of the legal arguments. The other case saw two men who were married in England, attempt to have their union accepted legally after moving to Belfast. Outside court, Ms Close said she was "devastated". If there's a negative ruling for both, it would then be down to the Assembly to decide on the future on same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Every citizen's contribution needed to transform India: PM Modi

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He also made a commitment that the government would continue to fight the corruption . Modi began the day with a traditional address from the ramparts of the Red Fort, challenging Indians to summon the same conviction they showed during the campaign to evict the British, to tackle the country's present challenges. Read More »

Uganda receives one million South Sudan refugees

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Rebel forces said Tuesday they had reclaimed their stronghold of Pagak in the northeast, less than a week after being pushed out by government forces. Since 2014, the United Kingdom has provided £93.5m ($122m) of funding to the refugee response in Uganda. But he warned that without European Union assistance the situation will quickly get out of control. Read More »

Twitter suspends neo-Nazi news website account

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But while individual American companies made the decision to refuse to host Daily Stormer , in Russian Federation, where government censorship is far more restrictive , it was a legal matter. The Daily Stormer takes its name from the Nazi-era newspaper Der Stürmer. Social media activists convinced GoDaddy to blacklist the site, and when the site transferred its domain to Google's domain service, Google blacklisted the site as well. Read More »

TMC Wins Dhupguri Municipality Elections, BJP Acquires 4 Seats

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The TMC won all the 43 wards in Durgapur and all 12 wards at Cooper's Camp. The ruling TMC has fielded a total of 18 candidates on all the seats while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded 15 candidates. At Dhupguri TMC secured 12 wards, while BJP secured four wards. The All India Congress and the Left Front were unable to make their mark in the election this year . Read More »

Most Americans disapprove of Trump's Charlottesville response

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But Republican voters don't seem too upset. According to a CBS News Poll , that includes a majority of Democrats and independents who were asked, as well as a little more than half of Republicans. But, there was some agreement on whether or not the murder of Heather Heyer was an act domestic terrorism: 51 percent of Republicans joined 73 percent of Democrats in saying so. Read More »

North Korea 'on standby to launch' in response to Trump's latest warnings

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There is a full interagency communication process during a North Korean missile launch which would involve command centers from the Pentagon, the intelligence community and major U.S. "If you're going to fire it at somebody, it's going to get shot down". Despite Trump's pledge of " fire and fury " if the rogue nation continues to threaten the United States, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has ramped up rhetoric against the United States, promising to carry out a detailed plan to ... Read More »

Ending Obama health care subsidies would increase deficit, premiums

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The payments reimburse insurance companies for covering some low-income enrollees. The Congressional Budget Office released a report on Tuesday showing that this would send premiums skyrocketing. Trump must decide by early next week whether to make next month's subsidy. The CBO analysis was requested by House Democratic leaders. Put another way, since premiums would increase with no CSRs , Americans would need more help paying the higher costs through subsidies. Read More »

United States says still interested in dialogue with NKorea

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Defence experts estimate that the intermediate-range ballistic missile Hwasong-12 would take between 14 and 15 minutes to reach Guam from North Korea . "This is a direct invitation to talk reciprocal constraints on exercises and missile launches", said Adam Mount, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Read More »

Island prepared for the worst: Guam governor

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State media released photos of their leader looking at maps alongside military chiefs during an inspection of North Korea's Strategic Forces, which handles the country's missile programme, on Monday. "If it falls short of Guam, then it becomes an issue that we take up however the president chooses", Mattis said. North Korea has announced a plan to launch missiles into the sea about 40 kilometres off the coast of Guam - a United States pacific territory, major military hub and ... Read More »

Kim Jong-un Blinks, Backs Off Threat Toward Guam

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An attack on the North will unleash forces that will devour the Korean peninsula. And, on Tuesday, Kim said his country wouldn't fire missiles at Guam at this time. "He's the former. He's no longer serving the USA government in that kind of capacity", she said. "North Korea, the United States, and other parties directly concerned with the nuclear issue should do more", Hua said. Read More »

NHRC issues notice to UP on Gorakhpur deaths

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The panel has called for a full-scale investigation and pointed out mismanagement at the hands of two senior doctors. Rajbhar said his son died as a result of disruption of oxygen supply to Baba Raghav medical center for non-payments, ANI reported. Read More »

Bairstow: England must focus on West Indies before turning attention to Ashes

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It was an encouraging start by the Surrey batsman - Cook's 12th England opening partner since Andrew Strauss retired five years ago. CWI Director of Cricket Jimmy Adams said, "We are pleased to have Maron join us". "I think there are different challenges that [the pink ball] brings and at different times of the day than you'd normally expect in Test cricket", he said. Read More »

Global Automotive Test Equipment Market 2017 - HORIBA, Bosch, Siemens, AVL, ABB, Meidensha

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This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and make critical decisions for growth and profitability. The report provides detailed information about the manufacturers of the United States Cider market along with complete information about company's sales, revenue, production, technological developments that are used and are made along with their strategic developments. Read More »