Monday August 20-th, 2018

Initiate trade with North Korea to start a better relationship Initiate trade with North Korea to start a better relationship

On Monday, Trump once again decried North Korea as he announced his national security strategy. Four ships were designated for carrying coal from North Korea by the council's North Korea sanctions committee in October. After this proposal was pro...

Tougher North Korea sanctions could work this time, analysts say Tougher North Korea sanctions could work this time, analysts say

Newly proposed sanctions on North Korea could have a significant effect on the isolated country's already struggling economy, analysts said ahead of an expected U.N. It has also capped oil deliveries to the country. US President Donald Trump unve...

NJ homeowners consider paying early property taxes after GOP overhaul NJ homeowners consider paying early property taxes after GOP overhaul

The tax bill, which passed earlier this week , is confusing. "If they have the money to pay it, if they can't write if off next year, and if Stamford is accepting, we're advising our clients to do it", she said. Stone recommended that people talk...

Tesla Semi Orders Continue to Grow Tesla Semi Orders Continue to Grow

It features an simplified interior where the driver sits in the center of the cab and streamlines all of the information and data a driver needs into two simple screens. Tesla boasts the truck has a range of 500 miles on a single charge. UPS repres...

Translator invited into Downing Street suspected of being Russian spy Translator invited into Downing Street suspected of being Russian spy

Stanislav Yezhov was detained at his workplace Wednesday evening, and Ukrainian television stations have broadcast footage of him being taken away in handcuffs escorted by SBU agents. The arrest is embarrassing for the Ukrainian authorities. Its re...

U.S. recognizes disputed re-election of Honduran President U.S. recognizes disputed re-election of Honduran President

The controversial election came eight years after a military coup sparked by a previous president's flirtation with a second term, which was barred by the constitution at the time. Activists and others voiced criticism Friday of the administration's ...

Trump Commutes Sentence Of Man Who Employed Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrants

The commutation was also backed by lawmakers ranging from Republican Iowa Rep. Steve King to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. He was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison for his role in creating fake documents in order to obtain bank loans.

North Korea starting to test loading anthrax on ICBMs North Korea starting to test loading anthrax on ICBMs

McMaster said earlier this month that North Korea was the "greatest immediate threat to the US" In reaction to North Korea missile tests and threats, the US has engaged in a major joint military exercise this month with the South Korean army that...

Cuban Leader Raúl Castro Will Stay In Power Past February Cuban Leader Raúl Castro Will Stay In Power Past February

According to a vote Thursday in the island state's National Assembly, Castro, 86, will stay on two months longer than previously anticipated, AFP reported. Castro is still expected to stay on as the first secretary of the Cuban communist party, the o...

Barely One-Third of Americans Would Vote for Trump in 2020 Barely One-Third of Americans Would Vote for Trump in 2020

The December 5 national poll found GOP tax plan benefits rich, voters say nearly 3-1; Trump job approval stuck at 35 percent. Quinnipiac said that by a 50-46 edge, voters think Trump should resign in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations mor...

Ethics watchdog says Trudeau vacation on private island broke conflict rules Ethics watchdog says Trudeau vacation on private island broke conflict rules

Justin Trudeau accepted the invitation to spend a holiday at the private island in 2014 and spent ten days there at the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017. Section 12 prohibits ministers and their family members from accepting travel on non-comme...

Theresa May's deputy Damian Green resigns after pornography allegations Theresa May's deputy Damian Green resigns after pornography allegations

The Cabinet Secretary said that with "competing and contradictory accounts of what were private meetings" it was "not possible to reach a definitive conclusion on the appropriateness of Mr Green's behaviour with Kate Maltby in early 2015, though the ...

Royal Caribbean guests involved in bus crash in Mexico Royal Caribbean guests involved in bus crash in Mexico

Mexican authorities said 18 other people were injured in the accident. The driver of the bus was also injured but has since been detained by officials. Cruise spokesman Owen Torres told ABC News the bus was carrying guests from Royal Caribbean's ...

Turkey seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player for insulting Erdogan Turkey seeks jail term for National Basketball Association player for insulting Erdogan

The first hearing will be held at an Istanbul court but Kanter, known for his close ties to Fethullah Gülen, the main suspect in cases into Turkey's July 2016 military coup attempt, is not expected to appear before the judge. He said he was able to r...

Trump Rips WaPo Report About Revoking Gorsuch Nomination Trump Rips WaPo Report About Revoking Gorsuch Nomination

Supreme Court . "The unnamed sources don't exist!" the president tweeted . Such questions are typical of the opposition party during a Supreme Court confirmation. "He's probably going to end up being a liberal like the rest of them", Trump reporte...

China: Trump's security policy shows Cold War mentality China: Trump's security policy shows Cold War mentality

China hopes the United States can abandon its mentality of zero-sum games and seek common ground while respecting differences, China's U.S. Embassy said on its website. "We can not agree with an attitude that sees our country as a threat to the Uni...

Donald Trump talking robot arrives at Disney World's 'Hall of Presidents' Donald Trump talking robot arrives at Disney World's 'Hall of Presidents'

It has been a tradition since Bill Clinton's presidency for the sitting president to record an inspirational speech to bring the show to a close, and - despite more than 15,000 people signing a petition calling for his exclusion from the family a...

Palestinian girl who was awarded for challenging Israeli soldiers detained Palestinian girl who was awarded for challenging Israeli soldiers detained

During an encounter in the village on Friday, a group of women and girls repeatedly hit and shoved an IDF officer and another soldier. A Palestinian teenager who was filmed slapping and harassing Israeli soldiers in the West Bank was arrested .

Trump predicts jump in stock market ahead of tax bill vote Trump predicts jump in stock market ahead of tax bill vote

Both tallies likely will cling along party lines. Vice President Mike Pence, who is president of the Senate , would be called on to cast the deciding vote in case of a deadlock. It eliminates the deduction for banks with more than $50 billion in...

Toddler Caught in Middle of Wild Brawl in Fort Myers Mall Toddler Caught in Middle of Wild Brawl in Fort Myers Mall

Several hours later, police were called back regarding apparent injuries stemming from the fight. In a police report, two victims were identified as 20-year-old Marlesha Williams and 18-year-old Verdasia Eleaby. Watch the video! Send them back to A...

Spokane first responders discuss plan for train derailment Spokane first responders discuss plan for train derailment

Thirteen of the train's 14 cars jumped the tracks near the town of DuPont, Washington State Patrol spokeswoman Brooke Bova said. According to the Guardian, the death toll is expected to rise as several others were injured in the accident.

Rights group reports more destruction of Rohingya villages Rights group reports more destruction of Rohingya villages

Responding to worldwide pressure, Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government inked an agreement with Bangladesh in late November to start the repatriation of Rohingya refugees within two months. An updated map of destruction of Rohingya villages in nor...

Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile fired from Yemen

No injuries were reported and the missile was intercepted by Saudi security forces. The official Spokesman of Ansarallah Mohamed Abd Al-Salam confirmed that they have fired a Burkan 2-H missile at Al-Yemama Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Vienna: thousands protest as far-right ministers enter government Vienna: thousands protest as far-right ministers enter government

Vienna΄s incoming government has encountered mixed responses in Germany. The coalition between the conservative People's Party (OeVP) and the FPOe has pledged to stop illegal immigration, cut taxes and resist European Union centralisation, and will...

Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre, 1 militant killed Gunmen attack Afghan intelligence training centre, 1 militant killed

The spokesman of the police in this capital, Basir Mujahid, declared that the attackers meant to enter the building of the National Directorate of Security, action frustrated by the troops that did not have casualties and neither among the civilians ...

Japan beefs up missile system against North Korea Japan beefs up missile system against North Korea

TOKYO-Japan formally decided on Tuesday it would expand its ballistic missile defense system with USA -made ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors in response to a growing threat from North Korean rockets. Defence officials say two Aegis ...

IS bombers kill nine at Quetta church IS bombers kill nine at Quetta church

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The church is located in the city's high-security zone. Hospital officials told media two women were among the dead and 10 women and seven children were among those injured. Meanwhile, Ministe...

McCoy, David inactive for Buccaneers against Falcons McCoy, David inactive for Buccaneers against Falcons

Coleman sustained the concussion during the Falcons' 20-17 win over the New Orleans Saints on December 7 in a Thursday night game. The Falcons (8-5 ) slipped by the New Orleans Saints by the score of 20-17 and moved back into a wild card spot.

A million United Kingdom homes still get crappy broadband speeds, groans Ofcom A million United Kingdom homes still get crappy broadband speeds, groans Ofcom

Access to superfast broadband - defined by Ofcom as a download speed of 30 Mbit/s or more - continues to improve. Access to superfast broadband - defined by Ofcom as a download speed of 30 Mbps or more - improved to 91 percent of United Kingd...

Brexit will not be derailed, says May Brexit will not be derailed, says May

On Sunday, Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, warned May that "the most hard part remains to be done". Some ministers are thought to favour a closer alignment than others. His words were echoed by Ireland's Europe Minister Helen McEn...

UN Security Council to Vote on Jerusalem Resolution UN Security Council to Vote on Jerusalem Resolution

That resolution was approved with 14 votes in favor and an abstention by former US President Barack Obama's administration, which defied heavy pressure from longtime ally Israel and Trump, who was then president-elect, for Washington to wield its vet...

Pence further delays trip to Middle East Pence further delays trip to Middle East

Pence's press secretary. Pence was expected to address the Knesset on Monday and participate in a Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony at the Western Wall before continuing on to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi. Palestinian...

Sydney man charged as 'agent' for North Korea

Police allege he has broken both United Nations and Australian sanctions. "The more economic pressure that can be brought onto North Korea, the sooner that regime will be brought to its senses", said Trumbull. Choi has been charged over two trans...

Opening Day Lift Malfunction at Tussey Mountain Opening Day Lift Malfunction at Tussey Mountain

Witnesses said chairs on the lift slid into each other, pinning skiers and causing several injuries. The incident happened on Tussey's first day open for the season. The Quad Chairlift is a fixed-grip chairlift, with each chair mounted permanently ...

Trump Admin Prohibiting CDC From Using Words 'Transgender,' 'Fetus' And 'Diversity'

The words are: transgender , diversity , abortion, fetus , vulnerable , entitlement , evidence-based, and science-based - you know, the kind of terms authoritarians tend to embrace wholeheartedly. And the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, V...

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