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Trump receives new letter from Kim Trump receives new letter from Kim
- August 03, 2018

Additionally, if any unarmed US officials plan to return to North Korea to recover additional remains from the war, the Korean People's Army of the North will provide security, officials said. McKeague said he was "guardedly optimistic" that the repatriation would be the "first step of others to account for our missing from the Korean War". (more...)
US officials raise alarm about election interference ahead of midterms
- August 03, 2018

Trump "makes my job harder with some of his tweets ". He was out to STOP THE ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP . "And one of the points of that is to counter Russian aggression", he said . Of course, Russian Federation did interfere, but "we don't have any evidence at all that they were able to penetrate any voting machines". We haven't seen that robust effort from them so far, ' Coats said. (more...)
Judge orders suspect’s mouth taped shut because he wouldn’t stop talking Judge orders suspect’s mouth taped shut because he wouldn’t stop talking
- August 03, 2018

But we can't do it at the same time or yelling over each other. "I am going to give you a chance to talk". However, Williams continued to interrupt. But Williams absconded during the December trial, cutting off the electronic tag monitor on his leg and fleeing to Nebraska from where he had to be extradited. (more...)
White House says Trump Russia tweet just opinion White House says Trump Russia tweet just opinion
- August 03, 2018

Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) said in a statement later that Bolton's response didn't address their letter's concerns that the Trump administration "fully implement the sanctions on Russia that Congress already passed, extradite the 12 Russian government officials indicted by Special Counsel Mueller, and commit to protecting diplomats and other USA personnel - both past and ... (more...)
Suspect in doctor's murder worked in law enforcement for 30 years Suspect in doctor's murder worked in law enforcement for 30 years
- August 03, 2018

They ask for the public's continued support of law enforcement's efforts in finding and apprehending this unsafe and armed individual as soon as possible. "Evidence has been obtained that ties this man to this crime", Acevedo said. "We absolutely believe this is the killer". "We need to find this guy". (more...)
Scaramucci Critiques Trump Supporters Heckling CNN Scaramucci Critiques Trump Supporters Heckling CNN
- August 03, 2018

The broadcaster tweeted a video showing Trump supporters flashing him the middle finger while telling him: "You suck!" His comments came in a Tuesday night tweet . Just a sample of the sad scene we faced at the Trump rally in Tampa. Mr. Acosta took aim at Fox News for apparently tainting the public's image of CNN. (more...)
Trump calls on Sessions to end Mueller’s Russian Federation probe
- August 03, 2018

The defense of the president's comments come after he posted a series of tweets blasting the Russian Federation investigation. In any case, Sessions recused himself from the investigation in March 2017 and does not have the power to stop it. (more...)
Alex Jones to ask for dismissal of Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit Alex Jones to ask for dismissal of Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit
- August 03, 2018

Spotify Technology SA removed some podcasts of "The Alex Jones Show" from its service because they violated the streaming company's hate-speech policies and subscribers complained about the content. Facebook recently put Jones's personal page on a 30-day time out after determining that he violated terms of service regarding hate speech and bullying. (more...)
Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt elections
- August 03, 2018

The company detected the activity as part of an ongoing investigation into election interference, its representatives said, and had removed 32 pages and accounts from Facebook and Instagram as a result. "Security isn't a problem you ever completely solve", said the company's chief executive officer, Mark Zuckerberg , in a Facebook post . "Yet we face determined, well-funded adversaries who won't give up and who are constantly changing tactics ". (more...)
Fields Medal Stolen from Kurdish Mathematician in Rio Fields Medal Stolen from Kurdish Mathematician in Rio
- August 03, 2018

The International Congress of Mathematics, who organised the event, said it "profoundly regrets" the incident. "This is a recognition that allows us to showcase math talent in Brazil", said Marcelo Viana, the congress organizer and director of the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics in Rio. (more...)
Ivanka Trump: The media is not the enemy of the people
- August 02, 2018

Ivanka Trump said she felt "very strongly" about the splitting up of families, which prompted widespread condemnation after more than 2,500 children were split from their parents and placed in detention on the southern United States border in June . (more...)
Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now' Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'
- August 02, 2018

I'm no attorney, but such actions appear to be an attempt to obstruct justice yet again. The counteroffer from Mueller came on Tuesday evening-just before Donald Trump exploded into a Twitter fit that ran all the way to noon and included multiple attacks on Mueller as well as Attorney General Jefferson Sessions. (more...)
Iran's Rial Tumbles Ahead of US Sanctions, Dozens Arrested Iran's Rial Tumbles Ahead of US Sanctions, Dozens Arrested
- August 02, 2018

Many Iranians are fearful that their economy, already shaky from years of sanctions, mismanagement and corruption, will collapse following President Donald Trump's decision in May to withdraw from the worldwide nuclear deal with Iran and reimpose an embargo on Iran's energy and financial sectors. (more...)
Denmark: Face Veil ban in public takes effect from 01 August
- August 02, 2018

Repeat offenses could trigger fines of up to $1567 or a jail sentence of up to six months. A 30-year-old Muslim woman interviewed in daily Berlingske , identified only as Sarah, said she had "lost faith in the system". "But I don't think wearing a niqab means you can't engage yourself in Danish values", Meryem said. Danish Police Union Chief, Claus Oxfeldt, said he would have preferred more comprehensive guidance on how to enforce the ban. (more...)
Donald Trump says attorney general Jeff Sessions must end ‘rigged’ Russian Federation investigation
- August 02, 2018

Mueller is reportedly eyeing Trump's tweets as part of a broader probe that includes possible coordination between Trump associated and the Kremlin and obstruction of justice on part of the President. Instead, Mueller is pressing him on tax and bank fraud charges dating back over a decade. "He used the word 'should.' He didn't use the word 'must.' And there was no presidential directive that followed". (more...)
Russia Announces Iran Pullback in Syria, Israel Rejects Plan Russia Announces Iran Pullback in Syria, Israel Rejects Plan
- August 02, 2018

But Lavrov lamented that the U.S.is "is very cautious about reconstructing infrastructure facilities" in Syria. The operation to secure the area continued into Wednesday, the statement said. Israel's military spokesperson, Lt. -Col. Militants affiliated with the Islamic state and Jabhat al-Nusra terror groups (both outlawed in Russia) who were trying to disguise themselves as members of the "moderate opposition" used to control at least 55% of the southern de-escalation zone. (more...)
New Homeland Security center to guard against cyberattacks New Homeland Security center to guard against cyberattacks
- August 02, 2018

The company said 32 Facebook and Instagram accounts were removed because they were involved in "coordinated" political behavior and appeared to be fake. "And we can not and will not allow that to happen again", Nielsen said . Government officials were spurred to create the new measure as security officials have warned that cyberattacks are ongoing and that a hack of key infrastructure could have disastrous effects. (more...)
SPAIN AT LAST! African migrants celebrate after forcing their way through BORDER SPAIN AT LAST! African migrants celebrate after forcing their way through BORDER
- August 02, 2018

As arrivals have increased, the immigration debate has become more politicized in Spain, with Sanchez's opponents accusing him of encouraging people to travel there while other countries, notably Italy, tighten border controls. The money pledged will be spent on staffing costs of managing arrivals on the beaches as well as to pay for basics like blankets and food. Spain is the new center of Europe's migrant crisis - and the conservative Popular Party leader Pablo Casado has blamed the ... (more...)
French President Emmanuel Macron survives no-confidence motions French President Emmanuel Macron survives no-confidence motions
- August 02, 2018

Although the two motions had virtually no chance of succeeding, the votes capped a tumultuous two weeks in French politics after a video showing the bodyguard beating protesters triggered the most serious crisis of Macron's tenure. As well as forcing his government to postpone a constitutional reform, the affair has pushed Macron down in the polls, with his popularity now at barely 36 per cent, according to one recent survey. (more...)
France passes new law banning phones in schools
- August 02, 2018

The ban on smartphones and other gadgets in the school will apply to students up to the age of 14-15 and will go into effect in the new academic session commencing this September. She also says this can lead to learning problems. The latest prohibition will completely forbid phone use between classes and even during meal times, although schools have been given the option to make "pedagogical" exceptions. (more...)
World's biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90 percent World's biggest king penguin colony shrinks 90 percent
- August 02, 2018

The giant colony of king penguins, called Aptenodytes patagonicus, was known since the 1960s but due to its unique isolated location, new estimates regarding its size were not made over the past decades. "The larger the population, the fiercer the competition between individuals", France's National Centre for Scientific Research, which funded the study, said in a statement. (more...)
Great-grandmother killed in Calif. fire tried to save kids Great-grandmother killed in Calif. fire tried to save kids
- August 02, 2018

Flames have destroyed at least 966 structures in the area, making it one of the top 10 most destructive wildfires in California history. "It's pretty emotional", Terri Hill said. "Honestly, what I'm thinking right now is I just want this to end", Lytle said, adding that she was "exhausted in every way possible - physically, emotionally, all of that". (more...)
Giuliani: It's time for Mueller to put up or shut up Giuliani: It's time for Mueller to put up or shut up
- August 02, 2018

The former NY mayor and federal prosecutor echoed a sentiment he expressed earlier in the day on "Fox and Friends". "I've been sitting here looking in the federal code trying to find collusion as a federal crime", Giuliani said on Fox & Friends Monday morning. (more...)
Pope Francis says death penalty is ‘inadmissible,’ changes Catholic Church teaching Pope Francis says death penalty is ‘inadmissible,’ changes Catholic Church teaching
- August 02, 2018

The teachings summed up in the Catechism , which previously said death penalty could be used in selective cases, now say that it is "inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person", reported BBC . "Recourse to the death penalty on the part of legitimate authority, following a fair trial, was long considered an appropriate response to the gravity of certain crimes and an acceptable, albeit extreme, means of safeguarding the common good". (more...)
Gunmen take dozens hostage in eastern Afghan city Gunmen take dozens hostage in eastern Afghan city
- August 02, 2018

Provincial council members also raised concerns and said they were extremely anxious about the security situation in the city. They said 160 people had been killed and over 490 wounded in the province in serious security incidents in this time. (more...)
Thieves Steal Swedish Crown Jewels In Troublingly Awesome Cathedral Heist
- August 02, 2018

The items had previously been stored in their tomb. The thieves fled by motorboat as part of their dramatic escape, evading police . Police have conducted air and water searches to find them, but are yet to have any success. According to reports , the burglars brazenly swiped "invaluable objects" straight from Strängnäs Cathedral in southeastern Sweden and made away with them on a motorboat. (more...)
USA welcomes home possible 'forgotten war' remains
- August 02, 2018

Trump expressed his interested in a tweet posted after midnight as the US military flew home what are believed to be the remains of more than 50 service members after the first such handover by North Korea in more than a decade. The U.S. military believes the bones are those of U.S. servicemen and potentially servicemen from other United Nations member countries who fought alongside the U.S. (more...)
Three foreigners abducted, killed in Kabul Three foreigners abducted, killed in Kabul
- August 02, 2018

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident. The three worked as cooks with global food and catering services company Sodexo . The security sources are saying that the foreigners were abducted from the vicinity of the 9 police district of the city. The company had no immediate comment. (more...)
Indian-origin mathematician Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields medal
- August 02, 2018

The 36-year-old, who grew up in Perth and specialises in pure mathematics and number theory, was among four mathematicians from around the world to be awarded this year's medal, which is often described as the Nobel Prize of the field. He also won medals in both the physics and math Olympiads (premier global competition for high school students) at the age of 11 and 12, respectively. (more...)
Local businesses keeping watchful eye on 3D-printed guns debate Local businesses keeping watchful eye on 3D-printed guns debate
- August 02, 2018

The court case followed a settlement between Defense Distributed and the U.S. State Department that allowed the files to be posted. President TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton maxes out to 19 Democratic House candidates Tucker Carlson slams immigrant lawyer as "citizen of country controlled by conquistadors" Trump highlights praise from judge on reuniting families his administration divided MORE tweeted Tuesday morning that he was " looking into " the issue and that the 3D printing of ... (more...)

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