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Trump retweets meme of himself blocking Obama, labeled the 'best eclipse ever'

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By the fourth image, Trump's photo completely covers one of Obama with a caption reading "The best eclipse ever!" Travone's Twitter bio describes him as a "a YouTube Actor and Political Junkie". Perhaps Trump is trying to hint that he is about to shed his human costume and return to his home dimension, thus making Mike Pence president? The post cartoon depicting a man labeled "CNN" being hit by a train labeled "Trump" was deleted minutes later, but not before being retweeted hundreds of ... Read More »

Liverpool's Champions League draw 'more good than bad' - Klopp

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The hosts put the tie beyond doubt with a thrilling three-goal surge inside the opening 21 minutes, leading Klopp to suggest other teams may fear Liverpool . Chelsea , one of a record five English teams to qualify for the group phase, will meet Atletico Madrid in Group C as well as Roma and Qarabag, the first side from Azerbaijan to reach this stage of the competition. Read More »

Top Legislative Leaders, Rauner Reach 'Historic' School Funding Reform

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IL legislative leaders said on Thursday they reached a deal over a new education funding formula that would restart aid payments to the state's 852 school districts. There's wide agreement that Illinois' 20-year-old calculation is unfair. But Democrats and Republicans have disagreed over fixes. But legislative leaders said they'd seek a compromise instead. Read More »

Trump Henchman Roger Stone Predicts 'Civil War' if the President Is Impeached

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Roger Stone says "a spasm of violence in this country, an insurrection like you've never seen" would follow any attempt to force Mr Trump out of the Oval Office. When the possibility of a contested convention arose last spring leading up to the RNC in Cleveland, Stone threatened to divulge the hotel room numbers of of delegates who didn't plan to vote for Trump . Read More »

NYPD task force monitoring Queens condo displaying swastikas, confederate flags

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I actually - I've stopped inviting people over to my home", said one resident, who declined to give her name for fear of invoking Milano's wrath. Elevator surveillance video allegedly shows Neil Milano, wearing a mask of the president, plastering the door with Trump stickers in a would be attempt to "menace" his neighbors in Sunnyside at a building on 39th Place. Read More »

Father threw his 1-month-old son into ceiling fan

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The child's mother and Jones, the child's biological father, took the 1-month-old to a Muskogee hospital when the child began having seizures, according to the affidavit. They said he told them he picked the baby up by his throat and shook him and covered him with couch cushions and towels to get him to stop crying and to muffle the sound. Read More »

Fan grabs Burnley player by the throat

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One fan appeared to push James Tarkowski in the chest and then grab Ashley Westwood by the throat, meaning the FA is certain to pay close attention to the report of Simon Hooper, the referee. "That is not just at this football club I have to make that very clear, that is at any sporting situation. The safety of players is paramount". "I'm sure the vast majority, if not all the rest of the supporters, will be disappointed with the supporter who came on the pitch. Read More »

US chastises Cambodia for curtailing press freedom, ordering American group to leave

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On Wednesday, the government ordered foreign staff from the National Democratic Institute - a United States civil society group - to leave the country, one day after threatening to close the independent Cambodia Daily . "( It) hints at continued attempts by the ruling party to consolidate power ahead of next year's national elections ", Group Chair Charles Santiago said, according to Reuters. Read More »

Pakistan reacts as United States unveils new strategy criticizing Pakistan for harboring terrorism

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He cautioned that the effort will take time. The US State Department has confirmed the receipt of the letter and said that Washington was considering various options as far as possible troop removal from Afghanistan is concerned. foreign policy shift towards developing a closer alliance with India and less focus on Pakistan, a country that has irritated Washington for years due to its support of militant and terror groups. Read More »

Top Rabbis cancel annual call with Trump over his Charlottesville response

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Jewish religious leaders will not organize a conference call with President Donald Trump ahead of the High Holidays-the major holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur-in a break from recent tradition. In the calls, held annually, Obama would give a presentation reflecting on issues relating to the community and would then take a few questions, one from each rabbinical group. Read More »

Trump threatens shutdown over border wall with Mexico

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With the administration taking tough measures to address border security, efforts are being made to the White House official stressed the importance of reinforcing the message that not only is the journey risky, but "once you arrive here you will be apprehended, detained, and removed from the country", towards those considering illegal border crossing. Read More »

United States targets Chinese, Russian entities funding North Korea's nukes

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Ruben Kirakosyan, the Gefest metal trading company's CEO, has been blacklisted. The only Chinese individual named on the sanctions list was Zhicheng's director Chi Yupeng, whom the U.S. China fears Pyongyang's economic collapse would trigger a refugee crisis on its border and a united, democratic Korea at its doorstep. British Ambassador to the U.N. Read More »

Senate Republicans getting fed up with Trump

Trump's reaction comes after the Kentucky Republican vented his frustrations about the president's "excessive expectations" for his agenda. "This is this president we're talking about", adding that based on Trump's style as a candidate this would be his style in office. Read More »

Turkish Prime Minister wraps up official visit to Vietnam

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Vietnam and Turkey's prime ministers have pledged to double bilateral trade to $4 billion by 2020. Yildirim is the first Turkish prime minister to visit Vietnam since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1978. "I believe that business and investment relations between Vietnam and Turkey will further develop". Yıldırım noted that Turkey and Vietnam share a combined trade volume of $683 billion and over $1 trillion in national income with their total population of 173 million. Read More »

Aaliyah, The R&B Princess, Will Be Honored With A MAC Makeup Collection

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The beauty giant announced on Thursday (24 August) that a limited edition One In A Million makeup line was finally on its way. Late R&B star Aaliyah will be honored with a new M.A.C. Speaking to what fans want to see, Risinger writes that they're hoping for eyeshadows, lipsticks, lip liners, lip glosses, contour and highlight powder, face powder, false lashes, and eyebrow pencils that represent and are inspired by Aaliyah . Read More »

Most Americans Believe Donald Trump Is Dividing the Country

Poll respondents, by a margin of 62 to 35 per cent, said they believe Trump "does not provide the U.S. with moral leadership", Quinnipiac said. The poll released Thursday by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) found that 40 percent of Americans back impeaching Trump, compared to 30 percent who said the same in February. Read More »

Burma: Government must act on Rakhine Commission's recommendations

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The commission also recommended the closure of camps where around 120,000 people, mostly Rohingya, have sheltered since communal violence broke out in 2012. "The commission has put forward honest and constructive recommendations which we know will create debate", Annan said. The final report will include assessment and recommendations for the government on conflict prevention, humanitarian assistance, reconciliation between the region's Buddhist and Muslim communities, institution building ... Read More »

Teen explains how he walked out of Smoky Mountains after 11 days

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Austin Bohanan, 18, who lives in Blount County, Tenn., had been last seen hiking off-trail in the park's remote southwest corner of the park on the August 11. Search teams used helicopters with infrared devices and teams of search dogs, but still couldn't find him. "I considered this my most top emergency", he said. Read More »

Baby Girl Born During Eclipse in Pocatello

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Claire is the South Amana couple's first child together; they have four other children from previous relationships. "I thought maybe it could be tomorrow", she told The Greenville News on Monday . Dawn Gettler was born during the previous American solar eclipse on February 26, 1979. She said they didn't plan this at all, but it's cool the way it turned out. Read More »

Trump and McConnell try to tamp down talk of growing rift

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Trump said he wanted to tie the debt ceiling to a bill related to the Department of Veterans Affairs that easily passed. This, naturally, couldn't possibly sit well with McConnell , and sure enough, the New York Times reports that the two men have not exchanged a word in weeks . Read More »

Tiger Cub Recovered From Smuggling Attempt in San Diego

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Officials say the 18-year-old driver is a US citizen and has been arrested. USA border officials have confiscated a Bengal tiger cub after inspecting a vehicle heading from Mexico to California. Earlier this month, a Bengal tiger was seized after it fell from a third-floor balcony in a residential neighborhood in Tijuana. Mexican circuses have been trying to get rid of exotic animals after a law went into effect in 2015 prohibiting such acts. Read More »

Russian bombers flew mission over Korean peninsula

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Moscow has also objected to military exercises being conducted by Washington and its Asian allies to prevent angering Pyongyang. "As the Russian aircraft entered the KADIZ in formation yesterday morning, a squadron of our Air Force jets made an emergency sorties", an official speaking on conditions of anonymity told the South Korean news agency Yonhap on Thursday. Read More »

China Will Use All Means To Defend Interests Against US Trade Investigation

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The primary focus of the investigation involves so-called forced technology transfers, where China coerces US companies into divulging sensitive technological secrets in exchange for access to Chinese markets. He even digs up David Duke to smear President Trump . The use of Section 301 fell out of fashion around the same time. That expectation remains. It is to be hoped as well that, having learnt to use the WTO's dispute-settlement mechanism for its purposes, which is legitimate, it should ... Read More »

Trump Says His Response To Charlottesville Was 'Perfect'

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The rabbinic groups said in the letter that Trump's remarks were "so lacking in moral leadership and empathy for the victims of racial and religious hatred that we can not organize such a call this year". Trump then went on to bash CNN a little further before turning his attention to ABC and "little" George Stephanopoulos. "I think he could govern in a way that he wouldn't". Read More »

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Perarivalan granted 30-day parole

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The request was earlier rejected by the DIG of prison, Vellor range, stating that he is not eligible for "ordinary leave" under Rule 22. Tamil Nadu government's Additional Chief Secretary Niranjan Mardi in a letter to the Deputy Inspector General of Prisons, Vellore, recommended the parole to the convict citing the health condition of his father. Read More »

USA extends sanctions against North Korea

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OFAC said those sanctioned violated United Nations Security Council Resolutions and attempted to evade existing US penalties. Iron ore arrivals from North Korea in July also sank to their weakest since February, while China's gasoline exports to the isolated state hit their lowest since January 2016. Read More »

Majority say Donald Trump is dividing America, as approval rating falls

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In the wake of the Charlottesville rally - said to be the largest white supremacist gathering in the U.S. decades - Mr Trump did make scripted remarks condemning white supremacist groups, including neo-Nazis and the KKK. Thirty-nine percent of all Americans support monuments to the Confederacy, and 34 percent oppose them - but 58 percent do agree that they should be relocated and placed within historical context. Read More »

Angola begins parliamentary elections to end president's 38-year rule

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The MPLA party concluded it had won Wednesday's election after reviewing data relayed by its delegates from polling stations nationwide, said Joao Martins, a senior official at the party's headquarters in the capital Luanda. As the third-largest sub-Saharan economy, the country faces economic challenges with oil prices halved since mid-2014, zero economic growth for 2016, an inflation rate of 30 percent and a shortage of dollars. Read More »

DC judge approves gov't warrant for data from anti-Trump website

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The judge's ruling ordering a data release covers website information between October 2016 and January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day. The revised warrant, lawyers with the USA attorney's office in D.C. The government also claims it has attempted to resolve the situation with DreamHost itself, but that the web hosting company has held firm in its refusal to comply with the warrant. Read More »