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It's time to take down Confederate monuments

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I didn't see any harm. In 1861 the economy in the Confederate States of America was driven by agriculture, and slaves from Africa did all the work. Out of control property taxes, the wind energy scam, the maddening story of a power line, constitutional rights, our troubled prison system, ranching, farming, rural life in general. Read More »

Over half of Americans say President Trump is tearing country apart

But a record 55 percent of voters told the pollsters that they disapproved of the job Trump was doing as president, while 41 per cent approved. The poll , which ran from August 15 to 21, found 58 percent of those surveyed said they did not like Trump's conduct, 25 percent had mixed feelings, and just 16 percent said they approved. Read More »

Storm Lidia strengthens, moves into Mexico's Baja peninsula

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The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared temperature data on Tropical Storm Lidia on August 31 at 5 a.m. The storm, packing 65 miles per hour winds, made landfall along Mexico's west coast Thursday night and was moving northwest along the peninsula Friday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center said . Read More »

Long Term Growth review of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. Beacon Trust Company increased Unitedhealth Group Inc ( UNH ) stake by 33.67% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.04, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. The stock grabbed 122 new institutional investments totaling 3,624,204 shares while 70 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 4,451,728 shares. Read More »

White House: Donald Trump Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Victims

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Sanders told reporters that Trump had asked her to check with "the folks in this room since you are very good with research" about where he should make the donation for people in Texas and Louisiana. Trump donated his first two quarters' worth of presidential pay to government agencies. President Donald Trump points as he walks from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington , Wednesday, Aug. Read More »

Terrorists attack police vehicle in Srinagar, one dead, several injured

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A police officer said the attack WAS a hit-n-run by militants and didn't rule out the possibility of similar attacks on the day of Eid. Four policmen were also injured in the attack. The slain cop was identified as head constable Krishan Lal while head constable Shabir Ahmad, selection grade constable Abdul Hamid and constable Mehraj-ud-din were stated be critical. Read More »

North Korea Orders The Death Of Two Reporters Over Book Review

The North did not directly threaten the British authors of North Korea Confidential: Private Markets, Fashion Trends, Prison Camps, Dissenters And Defectors , but said the book "viciously defamed and distorted" the country's realities. It is not yet clear whether the authors of the book will be punished. The poll also showed that nearly 70 per cent of defectors said they were not in favour of what Mr Kim was doing before they defected to the South, while just 7.6 per cent said that the ... Read More »

Obama Poised to Be Most Costly Former President in 2018

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The allowances for an office and expenses - and pension for Obama - originated from a 1958 law, the Former Presidents Act , which provides for presidents when they leave office. Clinton has 8,300 square feet in Harlem. Bush 41's office in Houston costs $286,000 and Bush 43's in Dallas is $497,000. Carter's office in Atlanta, on the other hand, is just $115,000. Read More »

Jacinda Ardern takes a break from political questions

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National fell three points to 41 percent, its lowest poll result since 2005, while support for the newly invigorated Labour party jumped six points to 43 percent, after a change in leadership boosted the party's chances in the September 23 election. Read More »

Trump to donate $1 m to Harvey relief funds

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United States President Donald Trump will donate Dollars one million of his own money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana. "What I've learned is we can count on the president of the United States and his staff for helping Texas", Abbott said. She also said that the President and the First Lady will be travelling both to Texas and Louisiana on Saturday. Read More »

China must put pressure on North Korea, says Theresa May

They conducted bombing drills over the Pilseung range in the eastern province of Gangwon. Most experts now say North Korea will likely continue its torrid pace of weapons tests until it perfects ICBMs and submarine-launched ballistic missile systems, and that it probably won't show serious interest in talks before then. Read More »

Trump says 'talking not answer' with North Korea, other admin officials disagree

Earlier Wednesday, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the government's top spokesman, said an oil embargo is "one of the options" Japan might seek to tighten the global community's vise on North Korea . Monday's missile launch probably was a reaction to joint U.S. North Korea on Thursday condemned the United States for sending its strategic bombers and stealth jets to Korea in response to its latest launch of a missile which flew over Japan , calling the move a "rash" ... Read More »

Damien Chazelle Heads to Netflix with Musical TV Series 'The Eddy'

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The series is set in contemporary, multicultural Paris and revolves "around a club, its owner, the house band and the chaotic city that surrounds them", Netflix announced Friday. Barmack said " The Eddy " would feature French actors, crew members and possibly even French helmers directing some episodes. He also added that the tone will fall somewhere between Chazelle's Whiplash and La La Land . Read More »

Houston Students Will Eat Free for the Entire School Year

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The approval came from the United States Department of Agriculture and the Texas Department of Agriculture to waive the required application process for the National School Lunch/Breakfast Program. "The National School Lunch/School Breakfast Program applications and surveys are available" at the program's official website . The initiative will go into effect as soon as the school year begins, which has been put off until at least September 5 . Read More »

Two dead in rural Langley shooting

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There are unconfirmed reports that gunfire was heard in the area around 6 a.m. But Mounties have since confirmed a man and woman are dead. One female victim was located deceased in the vehicle with gunshot wounds, according to Kreklau, while a second male was pulled from the vehicle with gunshot wounds and medical aid was rendered. Read More »

Harvey bringing Georgia wet weather, heavy rains as storm tracks northeast

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And why did it loop back out into the Gulf of Mexico, where it is now poised to sweep ashore again early Wednesday up the Gulf Coast in southwestern Louisiana? It does not mean tropical storm conditions are imminent. I want to go to Riverfest! Outside, it now looks like a decent part of the day Saturday will be dry, with a mix of sun and clouds and just a few scattered showers. Read More »

White House: Trump didn't mention Cohn in tax speech because he's staff

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Still, even as advisers signal Cohn's future is safe and warn Trump that firing Cohn would needlessly hurt the administration, Trump's discontent has manifested itself in recent days - and he has been known to buck cautionary advice. "Absolutely", Sanders said. "I answered this question yesterday". "Staff is typically not called out in prepared remarks, only Cabinet members". 'Look, Gary is here. Read More »

Hurricane Harvey's impact means gas prices are on the rise

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For example, Thursday's price at the pumps in the Greater Toronto Area was about 119.0 cents a litre - but was expected to hit 124 cents a litre on Friday and then soar to a projected 132 cents a litre on Saturday. Gulf Coast region due to storm-related flooding. "There isn't a lot of spare wiggle room". Retail prices in New Brunswick are largely based on what the stock market in NY says. Read More »

In the First Season 3 Trailer, Mr. Robot Somehow Gets Even Darker

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Check out the new images of Elliot, Robot , Angela ( Portia Doubleday ), Darlene ( Carly Chaikin ) and Dom ( Grace Gummer ) below. And here's the brand spanking new trailer (full of new footage) and five character posters to get you in the mood for digital conspiracy, evil corporations and neuroses. Read More »

Tensions grow between John Kelly, Trump

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Chief of Staff John Kelly was brought in to bring order to a chaotic White House and has ruffled feathers with his no-bullshit style. "FIRST!" the president said in a tweet . He doesn't like how Kelly's handling him. Kelly, however, demurred and stayed to the back of the stage. In doing so, he's attempted to make himself an intermediary between the president and some of his friends and advisers. Read More »

F-16 enters Indian airspace; Tata, Lockheed flag 'Make in India' deal

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However, the Government of India is set to issue a formal request to Lockheed and Saab to provide information about their plans to design, develop and produce combat jets in India, a government official said. "We will look into what kind of action we need to take". "In continuation of our vision of nation building, we are keen to play an instrumental role in helping transform India into a destination for world class high-tech defence manufacturing", he said. Read More »

Judge: 12 Penn State frat brothers go on trial

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The New Jersey teen died in February from traumatic brain injury and other injuries that he sustained at a Beta Theta Pi bid acceptance party - where pledges had to down a almost half-gallon of vodka and were then made to run a "gauntlet" of booze-drinking stations, prosecutors say. Read More »

Hamilton wants to wipe the smile off Vettel's face

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Vettel has recently signed a new three-year-deal at Maranello and will partner Raikkonen for at least another year following the Finn's renewal. Interestingly, but for obvious reasons, the second half of the press conference was 12 minutes shorter than the half hour we had with the first three drivers , but the teams battling for fifth in the constructors' is an interesting topic since it's really close in the midfield at this stage in the season. Read More »

Erdogan dismisses USA court's indictment against his security guards

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In this image from video footage, members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail are shown reacting to protesters during Erdogan's May trip to Washington. In June, he condemned an arrest warrant for a dozen of his security guards and two others accused of taking part in a violent attack on protesters during the May visit to the United States capital. Read More »

Harvey brings rain to New Orleans Tuesday, Southeast Louisiana under flood watch

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It includes Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Jefferson, Lafourche, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, Terrebonne, Tangipahoa, Orleans, Pointe Coupee, St. She built her house back up. "I have determined that this incident is of such severity and magnitude that effective recovery is beyond the capabilities of the state and local governments and that supplemental federal assistance is necessary", Edwards said in a statement . Read More »

Highly Traded Stock: Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)

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The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in shares of Windstream Holdings by 6.1% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ: WIN ) stock volatility was recorded 4.98% which for the previous full month was noted 8.74%. & worldwide copyright laws. In other news, Director Anthony W. Thomas bought 25,381 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. Read More »

President Trump Is Donating $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

Friday, Trump announced a major disaster declaration, which directed federal aid to affected areas after Thomas Bossert, Trump's homeland security adviser, said Friday that Texas Gov. But Trump is not backing off billions of dollars in proposed budget cuts in agencies involved in disaster management or his decision to leave some leadership positions vacant. Read More »

Senior Tories cast doubt on Theresa May's long-term future as leader

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In a series of television interviews last night Mrs May insisted she was "not a quitter" and said she wanted to lead the Conservatives into another election, saying: "I'm in this for the long term". "The long term is the hard one for Theresa May, I don't think she has got a long term". "My own guess is they won't". Asked about her future beyond that, he replied: "It's a matter for Theresa May". Read More »

United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch

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But while Abe has not been at odds with Trump publicly, early hopes that the billionaire developer's campaign rhetoric on trade and defence was mostly for show have faded. Asked about her comments, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said some relevant sides were only selectively carrying out the United Nations resolutions by pushing hard on sanctions yet neglecting to push for a return to talks. Read More »

Hawaii has nation's fourth-lowest rate of obesity

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The report finds that adult obesity rates are leveling off nationwide. The drop in Kansas' obesity rate is also a break from previous trends - until a year ago, not one state had seen a decline in its obesity rate for at least a decade. Read More »

Storms could arrive by 1-2 pm

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Alabama is on the eastern side of Harvey's track and could get several inches of rain from the storm, according to the National Weather Service . Rain chances are forecast to begin to decrease starting Thursday night. The weather service said that threat should stay to along and south of a line from Tuscaloosa to Clanton to Montgomery. The National Weather Service reported rainfall totals of more than 3 inches on the Alabama coast, and some areas got even more rain with storms still ... Read More »