• South Korea's President Says 'There Won't Be Another War'
South Korea's President Says 'There Won't Be Another War'

During a televised news conference, Moon also promised to prevent another military conflict on the Korean Peninsula. The South Korean leader has warned that Pyongyang completing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and weaponizing it with miniaturized nuclear weapon is "nearing" a red line.

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  • Overnight removal takes down Taney statue in Annapolis
Overnight removal takes down Taney statue in Annapolis

A women takes a photo of the statue of former USA chief justice Roger B. Taney on Wednesday in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis. (D-Calvert) and Maryland Historical Trust Board Chairman Charles L. There is no word yet on where the statue of Taney will be housed. Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh ordered middle-of-the-night removals o...

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  • Two Magazine Covers Drop The Mic On Trump's Charlottesville Response
Two Magazine Covers Drop The Mic On Trump's Charlottesville Response

The artist who created the cover, David Punkert, said on Twitter the piece is titled "Blowhard." In recent months, Trump has appeared on the magazine's cover as a gear-grinding clown in Barry Blitt's spoof of Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times " and in Blitt's Putin spoof of the magazine's iconic cartoon dandy, "Eustace Vladimirovich Tilley".

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  • Forecast: Showers, storms and high humidity return
Forecast: Showers, storms and high humidity return

Temperature wise, things are staying pretty steady, with highs ranging from the upper 70s to low 80s. Moderate to high humidity will also spike the heat index, making it feel even warmer outside. The very slight chances of rain previously in the forecast for Friday have now diminished, leaving the day mostly cloudy but for the most part, dry.

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  • Dollar erases gains after Trump announces council disbanding
Dollar erases gains after Trump announces council disbanding

As a result of public outcry and the president's own baldly heinous actions, CEOs of Intel, Merck, Campbell's Soup, 3M, Under Armour, Ford Motor Company, and the president and deputy chief of staff of the AFL-CIO left their seats at Trump's golden table.

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  • Trump shuts down business advisory councils after business leaders resign
Trump shuts down business advisory councils after business leaders resign

However, he shocked many on Tuesday when he delivered an unscripted speech in NY that blamed the violence on more than the supremacy groups that convened in Charlottesville and said there were "nice" people on both sides . Thulin's exit makes him the seventh person to leave the council since fallout from Trump's response to the white supremacist...

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  • Trump's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn staying, White House says
Trump's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn staying, White House says

Top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn , who has been leading the Trump administration effort to overhaul the US tax code, will remain in his position as director of the National Economic Council, a White House official said. The index's earlier strength was driven largely by weakness in the euro, the biggest component of the basket, after m...

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  • Top US military officer notes 'difficult issues' with China
Top US military officer notes 'difficult issues' with China

Fang also said the Chinese military will work with the U.S.to properly handle issues involving the two countries as they further build their trust. South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a press conference marking his first 100 days in office at the presidential house in Seoul on Thursday.

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  • US, Japan issue stern warning to N. Korea
US, Japan issue stern warning to N. Korea

The US leader said any threat from the northern half of the Korean Peninsula would be met with " fire and fury like the world has never seen". U.S. Plans are being expedited following two tests of what North Korea has claimed is its intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-14. "I think highly of President Trump's commitment toward the s...

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  • LTRFB allows Grab, U-Hop to take in Uber drivers
LTRFB allows Grab, U-Hop to take in Uber drivers

For the duration of Uber's one-month suspension, its drivers can be accommodated by its rivals Grab and u-Hop, according to the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB ). "We're trying to work together here to address public transportation issues". Sen. Grace Poe spent four hours in the meeting and suggested the suspension ...

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  • Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure
Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure

It was meant to help the White House decide how to allocate funds for Trump's thus-far-nonexistent $1 trillion proposal to rebuild the country's transportation systems, which the administration promised to unveil "later this year". Mr Trump signed an executive order last month establishing the Advisory Council on Infrastructure. After taking of...

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  • Facts about the U.S. solar eclipse on August 21
Facts about the U.S. solar eclipse on August 21

Jefferson schools will continue rotating classes outside to give all students the opportunity to view the eclipse. Its path of totality crosses Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, and then on to the northeast. The Great American Eclipse will be something to see for sure. The presentation on the solar eclipse is free and open to the public. The Lee County...

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  • Enjoy eclipse but do so safely
Enjoy eclipse but do so safely

Those within the umbra can experience a total solar eclipse . So I read it, and found that while a total solar eclipse will take place on Monday, Aug. After looking at the sun, turn away and remove your filter - do not remove it while looking at the sun. The only time that you can look at the sun without a solar viewer is during a total ecli...

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  • North Korea foreign minister suggested dialogue to Japanese counterpart
North Korea foreign minister suggested dialogue to Japanese counterpart

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are hosting Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and Foreign Minister Taro Kono at the State Department. "So that is our effort to cause them to want to engage in talks, but engage in talks with an understanding that these talks will lead to a different conclusion than t...

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  • Iowa Announces Men's Basketball Schedule
Iowa Announces Men's Basketball Schedule

During the 2017-18 season, all Big Ten institutions will play two conference games in early December to accommodate a compressed, nine-week period of games leading up to the Big Ten Tournament, being played in Madison Square Garden for the first time from February 28-March 4.

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  • Trump to Revoke Infrastructure Standards
Trump to Revoke Infrastructure Standards

The congressman took issue with the president's argument that a convoluted environmental permitting process was the raison d'etre impeding the advancement of large-scale freight, passenger and transit projects. The president said that under his new executive order, it would take less than two years. That agency would be the primary point of contact...

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  • Mugabe's wife has been accused of assault in South Africa
Mugabe's wife has been accused of assault in South Africa

On Thursday Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said she hadn't been arrested due to her status. "The application of head of state immunities to family members is a practice that is bolstered by worldwide customary law, rationality, and the desire for effective mutual relations between sovereign states on a diplomatic level and within a strategic cont...

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  • Rohrabacher wants to brief Trump on Assange meeting
Rohrabacher wants to brief Trump on Assange meeting

Far-right blogger and provocateur Chuck C. Johnson said on Thursday that he helped arrange an unusual meeting between Orange County GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange this week. During the meeting, Assange assured Rohrabacher that Russian Federation was not the source of leaks which WikiLeaks published during the 2...

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  • Tillerson says U.S. prepared to use force against N Korea
Tillerson says U.S. prepared to use force against N Korea

They agreed that North Korea's missile launches, including two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles in July, are "unacceptable provocations" that "must stop immediately". US President Donald Trump has warned of " fire and fury " if North Korea threatens the United States, and said the US military is " locked and loaded ".

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  • After trashing 'moral equivalence,' Rick Scott to have lunch with Donald Trump
After trashing 'moral equivalence,' Rick Scott to have lunch with Donald Trump

In the video published to Facebook , Scott noted that he is the son of a disabled World War II veteran who died of his injuries when Scott was 11 years old. Scott says it's important for Vermonters to continue to speak out against racism whenever it occurs. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.in judging Trump's Charlottesville reaction as damaging to the adminis...

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