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Leaked government document 'directly contradicts' Trump on climate change, report says


They vowed steps to keep the worldwide rise in temperatures "well below" two degrees Celsius from pre-industrial times and to "pursue efforts" to hold the increase under 1.5 degrees Celsius. "However, the administration may choose to not approve it, or to request changes". Penn State's Alley, who's a Republican , and Rutgers' Kopp both said they hope climate science will be assessed by the public based on its merits rather than politics. Read More »

Judge to US Government: Cough Up More of Clinton's Benghazi Emails

The ruling is in response to a request from Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group . "This major court ruling may finally result in more answers about the Benghazi scandal", Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a release, noting that the decision may help "to break through the State Department's Benghazi stonewall". Read More »

Chelsea Manning shows off her beach body in Vogue


The interview also covers a lot of other ground, including Manning's scramble while on leave from the military to get major newspapers interested in what she eventually gave to Wikileaks. Manning was convicted on over 22 criminal counts for leaking classified documents to Wikileaks, which then published the information about the US military and their strikes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Read More »

NY high school football player killed by log during drill


Police said the teen was injured about 8:40 a.m. on the athletic field of Sachem East High School. He was later pronounced dead at Stony Brook hospital. "The district is devastated by this horrific accident and words can not express the grief we feel as a school community". "We extend our deepest condolences to the student's family and friends during this terribly hard time". Read More »

There's more to Guam than United States military bases, residents say

Guam is about 2,100 miles (3,380 kilometers) southeast of Pyongyang and 3,800 miles (6,115 kilometers) west of Honolulu in the Pacific Ocean. North Korea assured the ASEAN it will be a "responsible nuclear power" and will pose no threat to other countries - unless they join forces with the United States. Read More »

Houthi rebels kill around 14 Saudi mercenaries in Yemen


Fifteen aid groups on Wednesday called on warring parties in Yemen to reopen the country's main airport, saying a year-long closure was hindering aid and preventing thousands of patients from flying overseas for life-saving treatment. On August 9, 2016, the Saudis shut down the airport in an attempt to tighten the noose on their opponent, the Houthi Ansarullah movement, which is based in the capital. Read More »

Van Niekerk defends men's 400m world title


Immediately after his race, he told BBC Sport that he was still heartbroken after missing out on a chance to contest for gold in his favored 400m and was " running with anger ". Taking command in the final straight, Kipyegon finished in 4 minutes, 2.59 seconds, .16 seconds over the hard-charging Simpson. If they had tested me I would not have that problem, but they just assumed. Read More »

Texas Pastor: 'God Has Given Trump Authority to Take out Kim Jong


And I've made it very clear the bible gives President Trump the moral authority to use whatever force necessary, including assassination or war, to deal with evil doers like Kim Jong Un. One of the statements further affirmed that "the tragic end of the American empire will be hastened", if any attempts to enforce regime change in North Korea were to be carried out. Read More »

Jefferey Lord Fired From CNN Over Nazi Salute


Lord is a shill for President Donald Trump who has supported the president's sexist and unsafe behavior . Carusone told Lord that one of his columns was "full of lies" and said "Soros gave us one donation one time.in 2010". He asked, "Why would I delete something that mocks the Fascists at Media Matters Fascists?" The controversial tweet by Lord gained attention after several publications reported it and Carusone took a screenshot and tweeted it at CNN, asking for the network to ... Read More »

Suspected jihadist accused of plotting drone attack on U.S. air base


Turkish authorities have detained a Russian national and suspected Islamic State militant for allegedly planning a drone attack on USA aircraft at Turkey's Incirlik air base, according to the Turkish police. He had been in contact with the terror group via the Telegram messaging app to raise 2,800 Turkish liras to buy an aerial drone, the statement added. Read More »

Trump thanks Putin for expelling 755 U.S. diplomats


At the time, the US State Department said the move was a "regrettable and uncalled for act". "Do you have any response to the Russian president expelling 755 workers from our embassy?" one journalist asked during a pool spray Thursday. After Congress passed a new Russian Federation sanctions package, Putin said the USA would have to reduce its diplomatic mission there by 755 people. Read More »

Govt report sees drastic climate change impact in US


Yet the report strikes home in Chicago and IL, arriving as it does less than a month after Chicago's sixth-wettest July in more than a century and flooding that set records along the Fox and Des Plaines rivers, although those events can not be directly linked to climate change . Read More »

North Korea hones Guam strike plans, mocks U.S. president


Washington has warned it is ready to use force if needed to stop North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs but that it prefers global diplomatic action, including sanctions. This, and the news that North Korea has successfully made a miniaturized nuclear warhead puts the tiny island in the middle of a quickly escalating dispute between the United States and North Korea . Read More »

USA bombers with Korea, Japan jets show ready to 'Fight Tonight'


North Korea said on Thursday it would complete a plan within days to launch a salvo of four intermediate-range missiles towards Guam, the U.S. island territory in the western Pacific. North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the United States. "Sound dialogue is not possible with such a guy bereft of reason". The military would complete the Guam plan by the middle of this month and submit it to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for consideration, he said. Read More »

God stops by Colbert to talk Donald Trump and nuclear war


Kennedy praised Trump, along with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, for the harsh sanctions passed unanimously in the U.N. "It's about time that somebody stuck up for the people of this country and for the people of other countries". Whenever North Korea ratchets up its rhetoric, the world typically turns to the USA president for a response. Read More »

RAISE Act has merit, but does it go too far?

About a quarter of voters said they "don't know" or have no opinion on the Republican-sponsored legislation , which President Donald Trump endorsed last week . "The valley's economy would be totally crippled by this". "A new 'points based, ' meritocratic system for granting green cards directly to two categories of people: the best and the brightest worldwide students in STEM disciplines; and the best and brightest and exceptionally experienced STEM foreign workers", he wrote. Read More »

New train operator for the West Midlands after London Midland loses contract


It takes over from London Midland, which was the only other bidder for the West Midlands franchise and just two months ago had been given an extension to its contract. There will be more than 180 new train carriages for the West Midlands, creating more space for people. Managing director Patrick Verwer said: "The new franchise will bring much welcomed investment in new services and extra capacity across the network". Read More »

North Korea 'risks end of regime'

The governor of Guam said on Wednesday (Aug 9) North Korea's warning of a possible missile strike on the US Pacific territory was no threat and the island was prepared for "any eventuality", with defences strategically placed to protect its people. Read More »

Police close I-75 in Monroe Co. for gunman in vehicle


The interstate was shutdown between South Otter Creek Road and Luna Pier Road. State highway patrol says hostage negotiators are on the scene, speaking with the suspect. Police still had the southbound portion closed while they continued the investigation. Michigan State Police are in a standoff with a suicidal subject on I-75 near Laplaisance Rd. Read More »