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Trump says White House drawing up documents to declare opioid abuse emergency

Trump says White House drawing up documents to declare opioid abuse emergency The willingness to declare a national emergency is a change from earlier in the week, when after briefing the president on the administration's response to the opioid crisis , Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said declaring a public health emergency was usually reserved for "time-limited" problems such as the Zika outbreak. [Full Article...]

Beachgoers watch migrant boat land on Spanish shore

Beachgoers watch migrant boat land on Spanish shore The good weather over the past few weeks seems to have led to a sudden increase in the number of migrants arriving in Spain. On Wednesday, there also surfaced a video of a boatload of migrants arriving at Los Alemanes beach on the Spanish coastline, some 19 miles from the African coast. [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning Photographed For Vogue

Chelsea Manning Photographed For Vogue Beyond that, she tells Vogue that she might eventually run for office. Manning was convicted of leaking more than 700,000 classified documents, including battlefield reports on Iraq and Afghanistan and State Department cables, while working as an intelligence analyst in Iraq at age 22. [Full Article...]

N.Korea Snubs S.Korea at ASEAN Forum

N.Korea Snubs S.Korea at ASEAN Forum Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. Stop testing missiles for an "extended period", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, and the U.S. might deem North Korea ready to talk. With the faster-than-expected progress in North Korea's weapons development apparently in mind, Tillerson told the ASEAN forum that there is no more time left for negotiations and that it is now vital to put pressure... [Full Article...]

With two USA military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure

The island was claimed by the Spanish in 1565 and became a US territory in 1898, after the Spanish-American war. Andersen Air Force Base hosts a Navy helicopter squadron and Air Force bombers that rotate to Guam from the US mainland. US defense spending is the main economic driver of the island, making up about 40 percent of its gross domestic product, followed by tourism. Guam has a non-votin... [Full Article...]

Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m semi-final after solo run

Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m semi-final after solo run Wayde Van Niekerk kept his bid for double gold alive after the 400m champion scraped into the final with one of the fastest times outside the automatic qualifiers. "I thank God. I am still running with the heart broken". Ethiopian Birtukan Fente's time of 9:33.99 was good enough for her to qualify as a fast loser. [Full Article...]

Never put your feet on the dashboard, woman warns after horrific crash

Never put your feet on the dashboard, woman warns after horrific crash Audra Tatum says she can't stand for more than 4 hours at a time. The couple was heading to her parents' house about 4 miles away to pick up her two sons when a auto pulled in front of her husband and they T-boned him. But now, she says, she can not do the physical work the job requires. Two years later, Audra is still in recovery. It may be comfortable to place your feet on the dashboard wh... [Full Article...]

Rev. Jeffress: Bible Gives Trump 'Moral Authority' to Remove Kim Jong

In return, he cited a passage from Romans 13 , which he said gave the president the power to do "whatever means necessary to stop evil". A controversy soon followed, and much of the country learned of Jeffress' record of over-the-top extremism on issues throughout the so-called "culture war", with the Texas pastor having lashed out at everyone from gays to Mormons to Catholics. [Full Article...]

Dow Jones stumbles on Trump's North Korea threats

Trump followed his warning with a tweet on Wednesday about the strength of the American nuclear arsenal, but expressed hope it would not need to be used. "Despite all this, there's no reason to press the panic button". "We've seen this play before, and it usually plays out where it just goes back to the status quo", Jacobsen said. [Full Article...]

Trump Thanks Putin For Kicking US Embassy Staff Out of Moscow

Trump Thanks Putin For Kicking US Embassy Staff Out of Moscow The Russian order, made in retaliation for USA sanctions ordered in December by President Obama, will reduce the US diplomatic staff in Russia by as many as 755 people, mostly Russian contract workers. President Trump offered gratitude rather than outrage on Thursday for Russia's decision to force the United States Embassy in Moscow to slash its personnel by 755 people, despite earlier bipartisa... [Full Article...]

CNN fires pro-Trump commentator Jeffrey Lord for tweeting Nazi salute

CNN fires pro-Trump commentator Jeffrey Lord for tweeting Nazi salute The Anne Frank Center quickly applauded CNN's decision to rid itself of Lord. Carusone on Wednesday said one of Lord's columns was "bullshit and filled with lies", an allegation Lord responded to in his later misspelled column. CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord tweeted a Nazi slogan on Thursday amid what appears to be a developing feud with a liberal media watchdog. Lord tweeted the column at C... [Full Article...]

Strong and severe storms still possible this afternoon and evening

Strong and severe storms still possible this afternoon and evening Flash flooding remains a potential risk of the heavy rainfall. Get ready for some rain, because the National Weather Service issued severe thunderstorm warning and flood advisory for west-central Weld County . Several batches of showers and storms are expected tonight across the state. After 9:00 or so, these showers and storms will be out of our area. The high temperature will be around ... [Full Article...]

High school football player dies after 'horrific accident' at practice

High school football player dies after 'horrific accident' at practice A high school football player at Sachem High School East in Farmingville, New York, died Thursday morning after suffering an injury during an offseason practice. Kennth Graham, the school district superintendent, expressed condolences in a written statement: "The district is devastated by this horrific accident and words can not express the grief we feel as a school community". [Full Article...]

Central New York Heartbeat Poll: Climate Change

Central New York Heartbeat Poll: Climate Change The congressionally mandated 2018 National Climate Assessment has been signed off by the National Academy of Sciences, and awaits presidential permission for release , the Times reported . That's a jump beyond what senior officials in the Trump administration have said. The team also said that to be able to prevent global mean temperature from increasing more than 2 degrees Celsius by t... [Full Article...]

South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation

Trump is "extremely getting on the nerves" of his soldiers with the " fire and fury " comments, he said . The United Nations sanctioned North Korea due to their recent missile tests. This, and the news that North Korea has successfully made a miniaturized nuclear warhead puts the tiny island in the middle of a quickly escalating dispute between the United States and North Korea . [Full Article...]

USA destroyer sent to Chinese waters as North Korea crisis deepens

Speaking on condition of anonymity, U.S. officials have revealed the ship carried out the "freedom of navigation operation" within 12 nautical miles of the artificial island. It was not immediately clear if the Chinese demanded the US destroyer leave as they have done in the past. The Trump administration has vowed to conduct more robust South China Sea operations. [Full Article...]

North Korea announces plan to launch missile salvo toward Guam

North Korea announces plan to launch missile salvo toward Guam For analysts at SP Angel , Pyongyang's threat to fire missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam - which might provoke a US reaction - dovetailed nicely with China's plans in the South China Seas and North Pacific. The move is intended as a show of force against the U.S.to push back against recent heated rhetoric from President Donald Trump. He added he had been assured by USA military of "a ... [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Revives Search for More Clinton Benghazi Emails

Washington D.C. District Court Judge Amit Mehta ordered the State Department on Tuesday to search government email accounts belonging to Clinton former deputy chief of staff Huma Abedin, former chief of staff Cheryl Mills and former director of policy planning Jake Sullivan. [Full Article...]

Colbert Interviews God, Mocks Trump's 'Divine Permission' To Fight North Korea

They're a US territory. Whether he is tweeting about something that he asserts is "sad" or speaking nonsensically at a Boy Scout jamboree, for the most part we accept most of what he says with a combination of resignation and disbelief. [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj calls on Nepal PM

Sushma Swaraj calls on Nepal PM There was no communication whether Sushma Swaraj raised the Doklam issue with Deuba. Swaraj, according to Bhattarai, told Deuba that India is all set to welcome him. EAM said that the Government of India was looking forward to the State visit of PM Deuba to India. The ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperat... [Full Article...]


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