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The internet erupts as Trump looks directly into the Sun

Before that, however, Twitter had a field day with the pictures of Trump starring directly into the sun. Breitbart , which championed Trump's rise through the GOP presidential primaries and has staunchly defended him through 214 turbulent days in office, is running news reports and editorials taking the president to task on everything from foreign policy to immigration. [Full Article...]

USA expands Mexico travel advisory over crime, killings

USA expands Mexico travel advisory over crime, killings The notice adds that "gun battles between rival criminal organizations or with Mexican authorities have taken place on streets and in public places during broad daylight", but that there's no evidence to show criminal groups in Mexico have targeted Americans based on their nationality. [Full Article...]

Massive counterprotest upstages Boston "free speech rally"

Massive counterprotest upstages Boston Many of them handed out stickers showing the face of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was killed in Charlottesville when a man who attended the white nationalist rally allegedly rammed his vehicle into a crowd of counterdemonstrators. Officials said the rallies — the largest of about a half dozen around the country on Saturday — drew about 40,000 people. BOSTON (AP) - Thirty-three people taken int... [Full Article...]

Pro-Trump Group Cancels Rallies Over Potential Security Threats

Pro-Trump Group Cancels Rallies Over Potential Security Threats The group in question is ACT For America, which has released a whining, disingenuous statement about trying to protect people who can't "peacefully express their opinion" without being in danger of "physical harm from terror groups domestic and global". [Full Article...]

NYS Education Department releases 2017 test results

NYS Education Department releases 2017 test results While 17.8 percent shows an increase of about 1.4 percentage points from the 2015-16 school year for the BPS, it is still slightly below the state average increase of 1.9 percent. Rochester School District Accountability Officer Ray Giamartino says that he and Superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams realize that the district needs to accelerate whatever progress it is making. [Full Article...]

NC State suspends three, dismisses two just days before SC game

NC State suspends three, dismisses two just days before SC game Aside from criminal charges, the University will complete a Title IX investigation where those involved for violations could be punished for violation of the Code of Student Conduct. But additional actions could be taken based on outcomes of the criminal and Title IX investigations. "Participation in intercollegiate athletics is a privilege, not a right". [Full Article...]

Trump firing Steve Bannon was a good move

Trump firing Steve Bannon was a good move US President Donald Trump has removed his chief strategist Steve Bannon from the White House, according to two administration officials . "You can't keep putting new people in the lineup and think you're going to win a world championship", said Kasich, who is among those who think the staff churn is hampering Trump's ability to notch a major legislative victory. [Full Article...]

Tillerson, Mattis rebuff Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North Korea

Tillerson, Mattis rebuff Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North Korea The US has warned North Korea that it was prepared to meet any eventuality and will take "immediate specific actions" if Pyongyang launches a missile attack against it or its allies. But, knowing that North Korea sits with a significant capability already within their grasp, I think it is only prudent that they fully understand the consequences, should they make a bad choice for themselves. [Full Article...]

Simon Property settles with AG over 'anticompetitive tactics'

Simon Property settles with AG over 'anticompetitive tactics' Simon Property Group has agreed to a settlement with the office of New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman that will have it loosening its stranglehold on the outlet business in Metropolitan New York. That is why it was always hard to understand the reason the New York Attorney General would undertake a meritless investigation into the property. "We believe the Company's time is best... [Full Article...]

North Korea Media Grade South's Moon a 'Fail'

North Korea Media Grade South's Moon a 'Fail' Tuesday's threat came as top USA generals, including Adm. Harry Harris, the commander of US forces in the Pacific, visited South Korea. The North already has mid-range missiles ready to fire at targets in Northeast Asia, including the major USA air base on Guam from which B-1 bombers flew on sorties over South Korea to show off US strength after the latest missile tests. [Full Article...]

Missouri Remains Identified As Missing Minnesota Teen

Missouri Remains Identified As Missing Minnesota Teen In some cases, being married can prevent spouses from having to testify against one another, but Sheriff Reed says in a case where the victim is under 18, the special privilege does not apply. Investigators found that since the move, the teen had been isolated away from people, she had no social contacts. According to the warrant, Ruud told authorities she gave Leckie up for adoption when Leckie... [Full Article...]

Trump family drains funds of Secret Service

Trump family drains funds of Secret Service Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles says more than 1,000 agents have hit the federally mandated caps for salary and overtime allowance. Secret Service resources have been exhausted since last year's tumultuous presidential election. [Full Article...]

Man who shot judge was father of player convicted of rape

Man who shot judge was father of player convicted of rape Officials have closed the Jefferson County Courthouse in Steubenville for the rest of the day. An Ohio judge was shot Monday morning outside his courthouse in an ambush attack that ended when the judge and a probation officer returned fire, killing the attacker, authorities said . [Full Article...]

Trump calls removal of Confederate monuments 'so foolish'

Trump calls removal of Confederate monuments 'so foolish' GREENE: We're joined by Robert Costa. He wrote this for The Washington Post. GREENE: So tell me what you think about when you listen to Senator Corker. "Whenever and wherever we see it", in a tweet signed with his initials. Wouldn't it be glorious if the media devoted just one-third of the time they spend trashing Trump to covering his policy agenda - albeit as unfair as that reportage w... [Full Article...]

DOJ drops request for IP addresses from Trump resistance site

DOJ drops request for IP addresses from Trump resistance site The assurances came in an 18-page brief the U.S. Attorney filed on Monday in reply to DreamHost's announcement last week that it would fight a search warrant seeking information on people who ran or visited disruptj20.org, a website that published details about protests scheduled for Inauguration Day. [Full Article...]

Storms, Cold Front Bring Lower Temps To OKC This Week

Storms, Cold Front Bring Lower Temps To OKC This Week Breezy winds, out of the south southwest at 10 miles per hour. Today's forecast is expected to be the hottest of the week with high projections at 100 degrees. The low Wednesday night is 58 degrees. On Wednesday as rain chances increase, temperatures will come down to about 96 degrees by midday. The high temperature on Thursday will be around 86 degrees. [Full Article...]

Bank Indonesia Cuts Key rate to 4.50% at August Policy Meeting

Bank Indonesia Cuts Key rate to 4.50% at August Policy Meeting Nevertheless, as of 1526 BST the United States dollar was little changed on the rupiah; indeed it was still 0.05% lower on the day at 13,344.00. The central bank said credit growth was expected to increase to between 10-12 percent in 2018. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia to host 4 of the next 5 Army-Navy football games

Philadelphia to host 4 of the next 5 Army-Navy football games Naval Academy that year would be "an emotional and poignant moment for the men and women of the academies". Unfortunately for both organizations, 2023 is the absolute earliest either would potentially play host to a game. The 2017 Army-Navy Game is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Also in the mix were M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Gillette Stadium in ... [Full Article...]

Justice Dept seeks $11M forfeiture from firms with ties to North Korea

Justice Dept seeks $11M forfeiture from firms with ties to North Korea The Treasury Department, which oversees USA sanctions programs, said those targeted by the sanctions had helped people known to support the North's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, had dealt in the reclusive country's energy trade, had helped exploit North Korean workers or enabled North Korean entities to gain access to the worldwide financial system. [Full Article...]

Venezuela-US Relations at Lowest Point, Maduro Says

Finally, he called for an global arrest warrant and an Interpol red notice against Venezuela's former attorney-general, Luisa Ortega Diaz, and her husband, German Ferrer, who have fled to Colombia, then Brazil. Brazilian President Michel Temer and his Paraguayan counterpart Horacio Cartes have reiterated their disapproval of the Venezuelan National Constituent Assembly this week. [Full Article...]


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