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Trump strategist Bannon speaking out; here's what you need to know

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Referencing Bannon's boasts about helping to promote the alt-right, Palomarez also called for the former Breitbart News CEO's resignation, saying that members of the administration continued to alienate Hispanic business leaders and were "more anxious about winning votes through dog whistles and winks and nods to the most evil elements of our society than in maintaining the moral authority of the presidency". Read More »

Trump struggles to keep CEOs on his side

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The Under Armour and Intel bosses also resigned Monday. Despite his reluctance to condemn the white nationalists, Trump condemned Frazier just 54 minutes after his resignation was announced. Business Roundtable, a powerful lobby group of CEOs that advocate for tax reform, put out a statement condemning the violence in Virginia. The manufacturing jobs council had 28 members initially, but it has shrunk since it was formed earlier this year as executives retire, are replaced, or, as with ... Read More »

Three young Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed

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Mr Law was elected to Hong Kong's legislature previous year, but was disqualified last month when the city's high court ruled that he had improperly taken his oath. But this month Hong Kong's department of justice called for those sentences to be reconsidered, with one senior prosecutor attacking the "rather dangerous" leniency he claimed had been shown to the activists. Read More »

Helen Mirren Calls Out Ivanka and Melania Trump

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She went on to note her 20s coincided with fashion model Twiggy's rise to fame, though Helen "did not look like a twig". Mirren, an actual hero, has always been outspoken about sexism and wage equality in the industry, even calling the double standards that make female actors "too old" to play the romantic interest of an actor her exact age " fucking ridiculous ". Read More »

Mayor asks Trump to postpone Phoenix rally over Charlottesville - here's his response

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The mayor of Phoenix, Ariz.is "disappointed" U.S. President Donald Trump is going to host a campaign-style rally in his city rally later this month in the wake of the violence that took place in Charlottesville last weekend. He added, "It is my hope that more sound judgment prevails and that he delays his visit". He faces up to six months in prison. The Arizona event will be held in the same county where Joe Arpaio previously served as sheriff. Read More »

Opposition parties to attend 'Save our Heritage' programme: Sharad Yadav

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ANI quoted Yadav as saying that the composite culture of India is under threat and that it was therefore important to launch the programme. In his speech where he indirectly compared the Centre's rule to that of German dictator Adolf Hitler, Yadav said that at the end of the day, the government would have to bow down to the people of India. Read More »

Now Intel CEO Brian Krzanich Quits Trump's Advisory Board

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The initiative was designed to advice the president on ways to create more manufacturing jobs in the United States. Trump said on Twitter that he has other CEOs ready to step in and that "grandstanders " should not have joined the manufacturing council in the first place. Read More »

Man Dies in Fall From LA Crane After Police Pursuit, Standoff

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The pursuit reached high speeds and got extremely unsafe. The 23-year-old driver also stuck his head out the window momentarily, apparently exchanging words with sheriff's deputies. The vehicle was stolen from a dealership in San Bernardino and the driver was was able to get onto the port property by blowing past a security checkpoint staffed by private security, police said. Read More »

'It's alive!' Well, nearly: Frankenstein monster may be missing dinosaur link

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The Chilesaurus lived around 150 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period, and scientists are describing it as a kind of Frankenstein's monster - simply because of how varied its features are. Researchers even then admitted at the time it was an unusual fit, calling the Chilesaurus "the most freaky dinosaur ever found", AFP stated. Said Baron: "Before this, there were no transitional specimens - we didn't know what order these characteristics evolved in...." Based on the team's ... Read More »

Brownsburg police cancel Amber Alert

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It was believed by officers that the person who shot them was 25-year-old Cristhian Garcia, also believed to be Canizales' boyfriend. At 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday, police responded to reports of shots fired at the Home Goods distribution center in Brownsburg, where they found a man and woman had been shot. Read More »

Hamas Terrorist Finance Network in Jerusalem Exposed

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Bazm said the attacker died and the other individual was wounded. The source named the man as Nidal al-Jaafari, 28. He added that one of the force's security officers was seriously wounded and was taken to a hospital for urgent medical treatment. Read More »

Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum

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He had unprecedented talks with Turkish high-ranking officials including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan aimed at narrowing differences on the Syria crisis and coordinating policy on Iraq. After the 2003 War in Iraq, the regional government of Iraqi Kurdistan has established itself as a crucial USA ally, and has been gradually acquiring more and more attributes of a state. Read More »

Lee and the Charlottesville riots

Lee statue on Friday night was a white nationalist, that some perfectly decent people were part of the group. That's not to speak of white men and women who fought the slave system; here I am thinking of Newton Knight and his "Free State of Jones" in MS which resisted the Confederacy with an interracial insurrection, or the Red Strings in North Carolina and Virginia who organized an internal guerilla resistance campaign against the illegal government in Richmond. Read More »

Trump One-Ups The CEOs Fleeing His Jobs Panels By Disbanding Them

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Just Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he has "many" executives to take the place of the CEOs who step down from his business councils. With the hashtag #Quitthecouncil trending, resignations continued in the last 48 hours as the chief executives of AFL-CIO, 3M, Campbell Soup and Alliance for American Manufacturing also ditched their relationships with the president. Read More »

'Hamilton' Star Maybe Washington, Jefferson Statues Should Come Down

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Trump condemned the actions of the far-right who behaved violently at Saturday's protest during a press conference, to which he urged that what's "vital now is a swift restoration of law and order and the protection of innocent lives". - The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) August 15, 2017REPORTER: Are you putting the alt-left and white supremacists on the same moral plane? What about the alt-left that came charging in-excuse me-what about the alt-left that came charging at the, as you say, the ... Read More »

Zambian opposition leader goes free after state drops treason charges

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Therefore, you're hereby discharged", high court judge Charles Chanda said. Hichilema had been accused of plotting to overthrow the government. The defendants had pleaded "not guilty" to the charges. He and his aides "strongly" denied the charge, which carries a sentence of at least 15 years. Hichilema has been in custody since April over an incident in which he allegedly failed to give way to President Edgar Lungu's motorcade. Read More »

China overtakes Japan as largest U.S. creditor with $1.1T owed

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As of June, China owns long-term U.S. treasury securities of $1.14 trillion and 2.35 billion short-term securities. The overall increase in reserves was due to weakness in the dollar, which has helped push up the value of non-dollar currencies in its holdings, China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange said last week. Read More »

Powerball winning numbers drawn for $430 million jackpot

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That was the largest prize won in the state. The odds of winning a jackpot are extremely low - one in 292.2 million for Powerball and one in 258.9 million for Mega Millions. Tickets cost $2 each. The victor of last Friday's $393 million Mega Millions prize has not come forward. The new jackpot's cash value was roughly $324.2 million. Read More »

Malala finds place in Oxford University for graduation

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Since settling in the UK, Malala has continued to work as an activist, and became the youngest ever victor of the Nobel Peace Prize . She said earlier this year that she had been offered a university place contingent on her exam results but did not reveal the institution. Read More »

What Kim Jong Un really wants

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Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio told the media Tuesday that North Korea appears to be holding off on an imminent launch of missiles into waters near the US territory in the Pacific. North Korean officials in turn have accused the US leader of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war. Meanwhile, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Saturday to do "everything, to the best of my ability", to protect his nation's people as tensions escalate over North Korea's plans to send ... Read More »

Madhya Pradesh civic polls: BJP wins 25 seats, Congress 15

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BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chauhan termed the win of party candidates in the 25 local bodies as a flawless gift to national party president Amit Shah ahead of his arrival on Thursday night but declined that the Congress had gained anything in the elections. Read More »

Hit or miss showers and storms on tap once again Tuesday

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Better weather Sunday and Monday. Thursday-Friday: Partly Cloudy with Scattered Storms in the Afternoon. All of this will bring hit and miss storms with many spots dry for the majority of the next week. Another weak disturbance will come through Saturday night into Sunday and while I'm still going mostly sunny we will have to monitor the chance for storms mainly in north-central KS. Read More »

Trump says Kim made 'wise and reasoned' decision

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Kim during his inspection Monday, according to the agency, KCNA. Mattis added that if North Korea fires at the USA, "it could escalate into war very quickly. Mattis was reluctant to speak in detail about how the Trump administration will handle future North Korean missile launches. China's Commerce Ministry issued a ban effective from Tuesday on several imports from North Korea in line with the latest United Nations sanctions. Read More »

North Korea cancels missile strike near USA island of Guam

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Next week's start of U.S. "If South Korea really wants no war on the Korean Peninsula , it should try to stop this military exercise". During an inspection of the North Korean army's Strategic Forces, which handles the missile program, Kim praised the military for drawing up a "close and careful plan" and said Tuesday he would watch the "foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees" a little more before deciding whether to order the missile test, according to the state-run Korean Central ... Read More »

Train service remains suspended in flood-hit Assam

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Flood in the northeastern states have affected countless lives. The ugly face of floods in Assam, Bihar and parts of West Bengal in its second-phase, is the primary reason for the dismissal of railway services and cutting-off of Northeast India from the mainland. Read More »