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Korea reaffirms support for Venezuelan president

Korea reaffirms support for Venezuelan president The top US diplomat told ABC News "This Week", "Maduro can't feel good about the security of his position". Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, a regional ally of Venezuela's, said on Twitter he had spoken to Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and "stressed the need for dialogue with President Maduro and respect for Venezuela's sovereignty and worldwide rights without threats or outside ... [Full Article...]

May calls on Labour to 'put differences aside' on Brexit

May calls on Labour to 'put differences aside' on Brexit He also said he had no trust in the prime minister and accused her of having "blown" confidentiality after details of the talks were briefed to Sunday newspapers. But suggestions that May's government might make a deal that accepts Labour's demand for close economic ties with the European Union have infuriated pro-Brexit Conservatives, who are demanding May's resignation. [Full Article...]

Graham says Mueller can testify about his conversation with Barr

Graham says Mueller can testify about his conversation with Barr Mr Nadler said he would move forward with a contempt citation as soon as Monday. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters Friday at the White House: "'Not a single Democrat has yet to go read the less-redacted version of the report". [Full Article...]

North Korea sends a message with launch of short-range projectiles

North Korea sends a message with launch of short-range projectiles North Korea , meanwhile, test-fired short-range missiles . " Anything in this very interesting world is possible , but I believe that Kim Jong Un fully realises the great economic potential of North Korea , & will do nothing to interfere or end it", Trump tweeted . [Full Article...]

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers Senators voted 39-0 to pass the bill (SB 1020), after the House approved it in a 112-1 vote Wednesday. This bill makes texting and driving a primary offense, meaning if you are caught typing on your phone while the vehicle is moving a police officer can pull you over. [Full Article...]

Gaza Rockets Fired at Israel; IDF Pounds Terrorist Targets

Gaza Rockets Fired at Israel; IDF Pounds Terrorist Targets An Iron Dome battery fires an interceptor missile as rockets are launched from Gaza toward Israel near the southern city of Sderot, Aug. 9, 2018. Palestinian militants in Gaza fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel on Saturday and Israel responded with strikes as a fragile ceasefire between the two sides again faltered. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry cuts back Netherlands trip, putting royal baby watchers on alert

Prince Harry cuts back Netherlands trip, putting royal baby watchers on alert Royal fans have been left pondering if the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby is overdue after Harry postponed part of a visit to Holland. But that's not all-the Duke of Sussex will also be traveling to The Hague, a city on the North Sea coast of the Western Netherlands, to launch the one year countdown to the 2020 Invictus Games. [Full Article...]

Plane Goes Off Runway at NAS Jacksonville Into Water

Plane Goes Off Runway at NAS Jacksonville Into Water No serious injuries have been reported. According to local Sheriff, the aircraft was Boeing 737. The Boeing 737, arriving from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, came down at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida before skidding into the St Johns River. [Full Article...]

Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' as Democrats step up pressure on Trump

Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' as Democrats step up pressure on Trump A Department of Justice statement said Mr Nadler had placed conditions on the House Judiciary Committee hearing that were "unprecedented and unnecessary". In a reference to the attorney general's testimony last month, Pelosi said Barr "was not telling the truth to the Congress of the United States - that's a crime". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government's Brexit talks with Labour to resume after weekend

United Kingdom government's Brexit talks with Labour to resume after weekend With the bulk of results from local elections in England declared, the Conservatives had shed more than 850 councillors and lost control of 33 authorities, with councils including Chelmsford, Winchester and Bath falling directly into the hands of the Lib Dems. [Full Article...]

Man Injured After Falling From Cliff Into Volcano Caldera in Hawaii

Man Injured After Falling From Cliff Into Volcano Caldera in Hawaii Hawaii News Now reported Thursday that Army officials say the soldier was stationed at Oahu's Schofield Barracks and training on the Big Island. "Visitors should never cross safety barriers, especially around risky and destabilized cliff edges", said Chief Ranger John Broward. [Full Article...]

As ally struggles, U.S. sees narrowing path on Venezuela

As ally struggles, U.S. sees narrowing path on Venezuela Now the struggle has heightened geopolitical dimensions, with the United States and more than 50 other nations backing Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate president and Maduro allies like Russian Federation lending the beleaguered president military and economic support . [Full Article...]

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito declares ascension to Chrysanthemum Throne

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito declares ascension to Chrysanthemum Throne Expressing appreciation for Japan's substantial development assistance to Cambodia, the king said he looks forward to working with the emperor him "to strengthen the bonds of friendship and partnership maintain our two countries". "When I think about the important responsibility I have assumed, I am filled with a sense of solemnity", he said. The five labels, namely "Asahi Super Dry", "Clean A... [Full Article...]

Cyclone Fani: State government directs evacuation of people from low lying areas

Cyclone Fani: State government directs evacuation of people from low lying areas Evacuations have also begun neighboring Andhra Pradesh, while those in West Begal have been told to be ready to leave, officials told CNN. Thousands of people are being evacuated from villages along India's eastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone . [Full Article...]

United Nations puts Pakistani armed group chief Masood Azhar on 'terror' list

United Nations puts Pakistani armed group chief Masood Azhar on 'terror' list The US, the United Kingdom and France had moved the proposal to designate Azhar as a "global terrorist" in the UN Security Council's 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee in February, just days after the deadly Pulwama terror attack carried out by the JeM in Jammu and Kashmir . [Full Article...]

Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Farrakhan, Yiannopoulos And Other 'Dangerous' Figures

Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Farrakhan, Yiannopoulos And Other 'Dangerous' Figures Yiannopoulos, the former editor of Breitbart News, and Loomer, a far-right activist who is also known for spreading conspiracy theories, have both previously been banned from Twitter Inc.'s social-media service. Facebook's choice to purge the 85-year-old from their platforms is likely connected to this criticism. By 3 p.m. EDT Loomer's Instagram account was no longer active and none of her ... [Full Article...]

Ex-student kills two at university

Ex-student kills two at university Four were injured: 20-year-old Rami Alramadhan , 20-year-old Sean DeHart , 23-year-old Emily Houpt , and 19-year-old Drew Pescaro . Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said Howell "took the assailant off his feet", but was fatally wounded while doing so. [Full Article...]

Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia after measles case confirmed

Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia after measles case confirmed Lucia. St. Lucia authorities did not provide any additional details about the person with measles , but Fredericks-James said in a statement that "the confirmed case, as well as other crew and passengers are stable and remain under surveillance" by the ship's doctor. [Full Article...]

Democrats treating Barr 'differently' than anybody else

Democrats treating Barr 'differently' than anybody else King, an independent who caucuses with Democrats , said that the episode has "verified" his lack of confidence in Barr, saying "this is exactly what I was concerned about - that he would be more the president's lawyer than the people's lawyer". [Full Article...]

As US sanctions kick in, Indian refiners brace for costly crude

As US sanctions kick in, Indian refiners brace for costly crude Rising output to record levels has made the USA the top global oil producer, helping to boost domestic crude stocks to their highest since October 2017. Supplies from the US jumped more than fourfold to 6.4 mt in the 2018-19 fiscal year. "Glum alarm bells are ringing louder in the U.S". "It shows the march forward to ever-higher production isn't limitless". [Full Article...]


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