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Venezuelan constitutional assembly seizes power of opposition-led congress

Venezuelan constitutional assembly seizes power of opposition-led congress Minutes later she read a decree, which still has not been published, a tersely worded statement that in essence said that the Constituent Assembly would assume most of all of the functions of the National Assembly. The United States has imposed direct sanctions on him. Since the controversial vote was held, many worldwide observers - including the USA - have censured Maduro's government fo... [Full Article...]

ACLU Will No Longer Defend Armed Protests Following Charlottesville

The ACLU's Virginia branch defended the neo-Nazis right to assemble when the group gathered last weekend to protest the removal of the confederate statue of Robert E. McAuliffe reiterated that the city of Charlottesville had asked for the protest to be moved to a nearby park with open fields. A self-proclaimed white supremacist allegedly drove his vehicle through a crowd of counter-protesters,... [Full Article...]

Baahubali 2 actor Prabhas starts shooting for his next movie Saaho

Baahubali 2 actor Prabhas starts shooting for his next movie Saaho Though comparisons are bound to happen, the actor is all set for a new chapter nearly after four years of living the character of "Baahubali". "He has finally joined the sets of "Saaho" from Friday". Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy is composing the music for the film, while R Madhi handles the cinematography. Saaho is produced by V Vamsi Krishna Reddy and Pramod under the banner UV Creations. [Full Article...]

South Korean soldier killed in military drill

South Korean soldier killed in military drill About 17,500 US servicemembers will participate, with about 3,000 coming from other countries. Training exercises like Ulchi Freedom Guardian are carried out in the spirit of the October 1, 1953, South Korean-U.S. There will be additional troops participating from Canada, Denmark, Australia, Colombia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and New Zealand. The Pentagon released a statement saying, ... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump Disbands 2 Economic Advisory Councils

Pres. Trump Disbands 2 Economic Advisory Councils President Trump is pulling the plug on two of his economic advisory councils. Both Trumka and the Chief of Staff for the AFL-CIO, Thea Lee, resigned from the manufacturing council on Tuesday. Later that day, Under Armour's Kevin Plank and Intel's Brian Krzanich said they too would be leaving. Thulin went further, restating the guiding principles that have made 3M a strong corporate leader in M... [Full Article...]

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin moving back to Detroit

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin moving back to Detroit The last time we heard about these plans was in 2015, when Franklin said that she hoped to open a performance and "fine-dining" venue in Detroit, although those plans never seemed to materialize. She has two shows now scheduled in 2017: an August 26 concert in Philadelphia, as well as one in Lake County, Ill., on September 3. Aretha Franklin has her eyes set on retirement and she already has... [Full Article...]

Backlash against Trump intensifies after his comments on Virginia violence

Backlash against Trump intensifies after his comments on Virginia violence Please note: This is a commentary piece. Graham had, on Wednesday, criticized Trump's reaction to the hate group gathering in Charlottesville that claimed the life of Heather Heyer , 32, who was peacefully protesting the event when a vehicle rammed into a crowd on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Six Flags Amusement Park Change With Confederate Flag

Six Flags Amusement Park Change With Confederate Flag As the national debate over Confederate symbols rages forth, Six Flags Over Texas has confirmed their controversial decision to not remove a Confederacy-era flag, despite calls for removals. Fiesta Texas joined other Six Flags theme parks on Friday in taking down its usual flag display, replacing flags representing the Confederate States, Texas, Mexico, Spain and France with six American f... [Full Article...]

Chile rejects USA request to cut ties with Korea

Chile rejects USA request to cut ties with Korea When North Korea announced last week that it had presented to Kim plans to strike at Guam, it included de-escalatory language that seemed to invite the United States to tone down its military exercises. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford told reporters Thursday that he's advised the USA leadership not to dial back on the exercises with South Korea. Much of it involves computer-based simulations. [Full Article...]

Ohio Republicans condemn violence in Charlottesville

Ohio Republicans condemn violence in Charlottesville As the coverage of the Charlottesville fallout seemingly escalates by the hour, President Trump took a whack at the press Thursday. The protest by white nationalists, neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan over the removal of a Robert E. Johnson said "I see no grounds" for impeachment. Katie Matson says Trump's comments about Charlottesville are correct, but Matson says that doesn't mean she likes e... [Full Article...]

Stronger military ties between China and USA in President's Xi Jinping's wishlist

Stronger military ties between China and USA in President's Xi Jinping's wishlist Chubby Kim has repeatedly threatened to use its nuclear weapons and Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) to bomb targets in the US, South Korea and Japan. He will travel next to Tokyo to speak with Japanese officials following his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Both the U.S. and Chinese sides acknowledged during Dunford's visit that they hold differing views on certain "sensiti... [Full Article...]

Penn State inks head coach James Franklin to new six-year deal

Penn State inks head coach James Franklin to new six-year deal Terms have not yet been revealed. His $4.3 million salary for the 2017 season already made him the 11th highest paid coach in college football. Only Michigan's Jim Harbaugh, Alabama's Nick Saban, and Ohio State's Urban Meyer would make more. [Full Article...]

Moon: There will not be a war

Moon: There will not be a war The press conference marking Moon's first 100 days in office is also scheduled to be nationally televised. Mr Moon separately called for a peaceful solution to the nuclear stand-off, saying that "there must not be another war on the Korean Peninsula". [Full Article...]

Three juveniles found dead at home in Prince George's County

Three juveniles found dead at home in Prince George's County Director of Media Relations Division Prince George's County Police Jennifer Donelan said homicide investigators and their entire command staff is at the scene. Donelan said that police do not have any suspects in custody. "We have a number of people that we are talking to and are continuing to speak to", Donelan said. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Tweets General Pershing Pig's Blood Myth

Donald Trump Tweets General Pershing Pig's Blood Myth To summarily execute war prisoners is an outrage, and keep in mind that the Muslim soldiers fighting Pershing weren't terrorists, they were freedom fighters battling a colonial power that had invaded their nation. And the 50th person, he said: You go back to your people, and you tell them what happened. Okay? Twenty-five years, there wasn't a problem. Snopes previously found a lack of eviden... [Full Article...]

Haryana cop suspended in JNU students attack case

Haryana cop suspended in JNU students attack case A sub-inspector at the Surajkund police station, Suresh Kumar , was suspended for negligence on Friday, The Hindu reported. Three of us made a decision to go to the main road on my friend's bike while the other four started walking. They had inflicted wounds primarily on her chest, right breast, right leg, knee and abdomen. "We tried calling the cops, but the network reception was poor and we c... [Full Article...]

Protect your eyes during Monday's rare total solar eclipse

Protect your eyes during Monday's rare total solar eclipse What's special about this eclipse , Fensch said, is "everyone on the planet gets to witness it the same day". "If you've got pets running around and not staring at the sun, you don't need to worry about [eye protection]", he says. It takes ideal conditions for such a spectacular event to occur, the moon must be in the New Moon phase, which is when we don't see the moon at night because of it's ... [Full Article...]

Sixth Australian MP in eligibility trouble due to citizenship

Six Australian senators are waiting for confirmation on whether they can continue in the country's Upper House, and the High Court will have to make rulings on each of them. The dual citizenship by descent is triggered by her Scottish-born father. Senator Nash has told federal parliament she had received advice from the UK Home Office that she may be a British citizen. [Full Article...]

Israeli Minister: Trump Relations More Important Than Condemning Nazis

Israeli Minister: Trump Relations More Important Than Condemning Nazis According to the Associated Press , Netanyahu's overall silence has disappointed and angered Israelis, especially those that see Netanyahu not just as the leader of Israel, but also as the leader of today's Jewish people. While the rally in Charlottesville - during which neo-Nazis marched in broad daylight through the streets waving swastika flags and chanting "Jews will not replace us" - was a "... [Full Article...]

Dunford Notes 'Difficult Issues' with China

Dunford Notes 'Difficult Issues' with China Gen Dunford was responding to questions about comments by Mr Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, in an interview published on Wednesday. On Aug. "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" In a note about the news, global trade and customs law firm Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman, & Klestadt said goods made in North Korea are contraband and can not be imp... [Full Article...]


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