• Trump Undecided On Committing More US Troops To Afghanistan
Trump Undecided On Committing More US Troops To Afghanistan

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Friday warned President Donald Trump that pulling troops out of Afghanistan could mean another September 11th attack on American turf. "At the end of the day, Afghanistan is about American homeland security - not building empires". This is not the first time that officials expected Trump to pick up an option rega...

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  • In phone call with Trump, China's Xi reiterates calls for calm
In phone call with Trump, China's Xi reiterates calls for calm

The two leaders affirmed North Korea must stop "its provocative and escalatory behavior", the White House said in a statement . He judged that Pyongyang saw a window of opportunity opening up with the United States and South Korean presidential elections, with the potential for policy vacuum to ensue.

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  • US, South Korea War Games Start Monday; Pyongyang Warns of 'Catastrophe'
US, South Korea War Games Start Monday; Pyongyang Warns of 'Catastrophe'

The Pentagon released a statement saying, "UFG is computer simulated defensive exercise created to enhance readiness, protect the region and maintain stability on the Korean Peninsula". One analyst, Marine Corps Col. J.D. Williams (ret.) of the RAND Corporation, suggested Kim Jong-un may even launch a missile as a "defiant demonstration of might"...

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  • Saraki and Dogara visits President Buhari in London
Saraki and Dogara visits President Buhari in London

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari's health has improved tremendously. "President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7am on Monday". President Muhammadu Buhari being welcomed back by a large crowd along the Airport road PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE/STATE HOUSE. Dem...

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  • IT company Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns
IT company Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka resigns

U B Pravin Rao has been appointed interim chief executive officer and managing director reporting to Vishal Sikka under the overall supervision and control of the company's Board. "But despite this, the attacks continue, and worse still, amplified by the very people from whom we all expected the most steadfast support in this great transformation...

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  • India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead
India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

Authorities have rushed police teams and disaster response force personnel to the spot to intensify rescue work. Anil Saxena, a spokesman for the railways, said it was too early to speculate about the causes of Saturday's crash. A senior official in the Uttar Pradesh government, Arvind Kumar, told the Hindustan Times the train driver had slammed ...

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  • Venezuela's pro-government assembly moves to take power from elected congress
Venezuela's pro-government assembly moves to take power from elected congress

On Friday, the U.S. strongly condemned the assumption of legislative powers by Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly . The Venezuelan chapter of Transparency global says that 40 of 77 opposition mayors have been threatened or punished by the government since 2013, with some removed and jailed, some having their powers curtailed and some barred ...

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  • Can Rugby Championship, Bledisloe Cup revive the All Blacks?
Can Rugby Championship, Bledisloe Cup revive the All Blacks?

If Australia fail to do that, another All Blacks whitewash await, and questions will be asked whether the competition is actually living up to its name. "When you are a single bloke and you meet a single woman - that's great but if you are single and go out with a married woman, that isn't". They said Smith emerged in his full All Blacks un...

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  • A Charlottesville White Supremacist Just Got His OkCupid Account Banned For Life
A Charlottesville White Supremacist Just Got His OkCupid Account Banned For Life

Cantwell posted a tearful video on YouTube earlier this week after apparently learning there were warrants out for his arrest. Cantwell is wanted for his involvement in the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend, where a counter-protester was killed when a man affiliated with white nationalists allegedly drove ...

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  • Finnish police shoot man after stabbing in Turku
Finnish police shoot man after stabbing in Turku

Police also tweeted that they had raised their emergency readiness nationwide, increasing security at airports and train stations. YLE reported the attack occurred at two marketplaces close to each other in the city center - Kauppatori, known in English as Central Market Square, as well as the Puutori Market Square .

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  • President Trump disbands infrastructure advisory council
President Trump disbands infrastructure advisory council

He signed an executive order this week that's meant to accelerate the review and permitting process for major construction projects. "Highway builders must get up to 16 different approvals involving nine different federal agencies governed by 29 different statutes", he said, calling it a "massive self-inflicted wound on our country".

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  • Donald Trump : US President fires chief strategist Steve Bannon
Donald Trump : US President fires chief strategist Steve Bannon

But people from Bannon's team insisted it was his idea to leave the Trump administration, with him apparently handing in his resignation August 7. The details - did Bannon quit or was he fired? - and the potential implications - will he and Breitbart News now go after Trump, or just other members of his senior staff ? - are still shaking o...

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  • Phoenix mayor slams Trump rally plans, president announces tickets available
Phoenix mayor slams Trump rally plans, president announces tickets available

A senior Trump campaign adviser told ABC News on Wednesday, "Barring any unforeseen events between now and then, there is no chance we will delay the rally". Attorneys who have followed the case doubt someone his age would be incarcerated, however. President Donald Trump will be in Phoenix to hold a rally Tuesday evening at the Phoenix...

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  • 'Red alert' to stop Grace Mugabe leaving South Africa
'Red alert' to stop Grace Mugabe leaving South Africa

A government source told Reuters Pretoria was going to let Mugabe leave the country and return to Harare in the interests of avoiding a diplomatic rift. The sources said it was unlikely Ms Mugabe would face the allegations in court because of the diplomatic fallout that would occur with Zimbabwe and regional neighbours if she was arrested and cha...

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  • Student Activities Adjusted for Solar Eclipse
Student Activities Adjusted for Solar Eclipse

The newspaper reported that the Nashville Public Schools district initially planned to give students the day off before reversing course after Nashville's mayor, according to a district statement, said "she felt strongly that young students could encounter safety issues if they were left home without supervision on that day".

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  • Taney statue's removal in Annapolis didn't come without controversy
Taney statue's removal in Annapolis didn't come without controversy

Taney's 1857 ruling, known as the Dred Scott decision , reaffirmed slavery and said black people could not be U.S. citizens. Mr Taney ruled in a landmark case in 1857 that black people should not be given United States citizenship - a move which historians say indirectly triggered the civil war in the country.

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  • Father: 'Everybody loved' USA man killed in Spain
Father: 'Everybody loved' USA man killed in Spain

Ms Nunes told NBC that Mr Tucker had excused himself to go to the bathroom minutes before the attack. "Police evacuated. her from the area". Fourteen people were killed and dozens injured when a van hit crowds in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona on Thursday.

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  • Border after Brexit? UK keen to retain free flow with Ireland
Border after Brexit? UK keen to retain free flow with Ireland

The document setting out the Government's negotiating principles for the border is being published 24 hours after the release of its position paper on the UK's long term customs arrangement with the 27 member bloc. The Government has today published a comprehensive paper which outlines the UK's position on addressing the unique circumstances of N...

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  • Powerball jackpot reaches $535 million
Powerball jackpot reaches $535 million

It's the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot ever and the eighth-largest lottery jackpot on record. The victor will also have a cash option of $324.2 million, following nineteen rollovers. This will be the 20th drawing since the Powerball jackpot was last hit on June 10, 2017, in California. If all your numbers match those that are drawn, you win the...

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  • Secret Service Investigates State Senator Who Wrote, 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated'
Secret Service Investigates State Senator Who Wrote, 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated'

Ms. Chappelle-Nadal has since deleted the post, but confirmed to the Post-Dispatch that she indeed authored it. "It was in response to the concerns that I am hearing from residents of St. Resign or be removed from office. "The senator should resign", Greitens said. Chappelle-Nadal admitted that what she had said was wrong but added she would ...

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