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World Trump scraps business forums after CEOs resign in protest
Author: 0 Trump scraps business forums after CEOs resign in protest

CNBC is reporting that the members of the President's Strategic and Policy Forum-a group that included representatives from GM, Walmart, Pepsi, Boeing, and a number of top financial firms-have chose to dissolve their group in the wake of Donald Trump's remarks defending the white supremacist rally/riot in Charlottesville , Virginia, last weekend.

World US, Japan discuss North Korean threat
Author: 0 US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters in Beijing that President Trump had asked military commanders to "develop credible viable military options" and "that's exactly what we're doing". Some 50,000 South Koreans also joined them, according to Seoul's defense ministry. China's vote was a welcoming sign that Beijing is willing to work with Washington as tensions between the US and North Korea remain tense.

World Several people hurt in stabbing in Turku, Finland
Author: 0 Several people hurt in stabbing in Turku, Finland

The Turun Sanomat newspaper reported that at least one person was killed in the attack. One person was arrested Friday after several people were stabbed in the Finnish city of Turku, the Reuters news agency reports. A few minutes later police tweeted that they had shot a suspected assailant in the leg and taken him into custody. Finnish police patrol on motorbike after stabbings in Turku , in Central Helsinki, Finland, Aug.

World 7yo British dual national missing after Barcelona attack, says Theresa May
Author: 0 7yo British dual national missing after Barcelona attack, says Theresa May

United Kingdom authorities are "urgently looking into" the reports a British child is missing, Prime Minister Theresa May has said. Please like and share. The Government is "urgently looking into reports of a child believed missing" after two terror attacks in Spain, Theresa May has said. "We are concerned, but we are working closely with authorities to determine the whereabouts of the one Australian unaccounted for", Bishop told reporters in Melbourne on Friday.

World United Kingdom position paper calls for no hard border after Brexit
Author: 0 United Kingdom position paper calls for no hard border after Brexit

The British government has said it does not want "hard border" to mark the U.K.'s only land frontier - between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland - after Brexit . The government is aiming for a "time-limited period of implementation" once the United Kingdom leaves the trading bloc so that businesses can continue to trade and to allow for new trading agreements to be drawn up with each individual European nation state.

World No confusion about figures by PM in I-Day speech: Jaitley
Author: 0 No confusion about figures by PM in I-Day speech: Jaitley

On August 15, Modi said that forming a special investigation team against black money was the first decision of his government and after three years black money of Rs 1.25 lakh crore had been unearthed. "We are committed for the development of Jammu and Kashmir and this is also the resolve of every Indian", the Prime Minister said in his Independence Day speech from the Red Fort here.

Author: 0 Closer China-US military ties conducive to global stability

During his visit to China, Dunford said peace with North Korea is a "possibility", but warned the USA has "credible, viable military options" for dealing with the errant regime. They called the joint exercises defensive in nature, but North Korea has long denounced them as a rehearsal for a nuclear war against it. "In close collaboration with our allies, there are strong military consequences if DPRK initiates hostilities", Mattis said, referring to an abbreviation of the North's official ...

World Rick Scott lunch with Donald Trump was 'solely to promote Florida'
Author: 0 Rick Scott lunch with Donald Trump was 'solely to promote Florida'

Bob Corker, R-Tenn.in judging Trump's Charlottesville reaction as damaging to the administration, with Corker adding a call for "radical changes" in the White House and Trump's "character". President, you can't allow #WhiteSupremacists to share only part of blame". Scott says Trump's controversies have compromised the GOP's ability to get things done on health care, taxes and financial regulations and have put Republicans in a "precarious position".

World Shawn Mendes to headline 'MTV Unplugged' episode September 8
Author: 0 Shawn Mendes to headline 'MTV Unplugged' episode September 8

Set to air at 8PM ET/PT on September 8, the first episode will feature Shawn Mendes performing from the Theater at the ACE Hotel in Los Angeles. Check out Nirvana's performance of "The Man Who Sold the World" on a 1994 Unplugged session below, plus an Unplugged-era Cranberries performance from the Paste Cloud further down.

World Facebook fights
Author: 0 Facebook fights "fake video play buttons"

The most famous picture sharing platform has finally made a decision to Say GoodBye to Fake Clickbaits Videos on Facebook . "People want to see accurate information on Facebook , and so do we". "Publishers that rely on these intentionally deceptive practices should expect the distribution of those clickbait stories to markedly decrease", the engineers warned.

Author: 0 Dollar erases gains after Trump announces council disbanding

Thank you all!", Trump tweeted yesterday afternoon. While the manufacturing group was publicly coming apart, CEOs on the Strategic and Policy Forum made a decision to act together. He tweeted that the Merck CEO "will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" But in a rancorous news conference on Tuesday he backtracked and again blamed left-wing counter-protesters for the violence too.

World Call for Removal of Chief Justice Taney Statue from MD State Capitol
Author: 0 Call for Removal of Chief Justice Taney Statue from MD State Capitol

An identical statue of the Taney statue in a different location was taken down during that process. It was lowered into a truck and driven away to storage. "Voting on this matter by email was just plain wrong", Miller wrote, noting that he had requested a public meeting, after Speaker Busch and Governor Hogan had both called for the statue's removal.

World Trump retweets, then deletes, image of a cartoon train hitting CNN figure
Author: 0 Trump retweets, then deletes, image of a cartoon train hitting CNN figure

However, Trump did not answer any questions from reporters during the earlier event, leading Acosta to ask, "Can we ask you some more questions then, sir?" Trump added, "This is just the beginning" while talking about the memo, which likely is the first of many steps the administration will take to pressure China on North Korea.

World Trump drops plan to create infrastructure council: White House
Author: 0 Trump drops plan to create infrastructure council: White House

Corporate chief executive officers had started to quit the panels in protest over Trump's remarks that appeared to confer legitimacy on white supremacists following a violent rally in Charlottesville , Virginia, on August 12. That prompted business leaders to quit his manufacturing and policy councils, and drew criticism from the bosses of other large United States firms including Apple and JP Morgan.

World No. 6 women's volleyball selected as Big Ten preseason favorite
Author: 0 No. 6 women's volleyball selected as Big Ten preseason favorite

The University of Maryland will have 12 games, including a league-high six men's soccer contests, televised on either the Big Ten Network or the ESPN family of networks this fall, the league announced Thursday. It will be February 28 through March 4 at Madison Square Garden in NY. As much as the Big Ten will try to spin the move to MSG as a positive, there's no debating that it comes with a total schedule disruption around the conference.

World Severe thunderstorm watch issued for area until 10 pm
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch issued for area until 10 pm

Here are a few thoughts and updates on the chance of severe weather late this afternoon and evening here in MI. Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 74. The showers and storms will push east quickly Friday night , providing the region with a much nicer Saturday . 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.

World Cohn to Remain in White House Economic Post, Official Says
Author: 0 Cohn to Remain in White House Economic Post, Official Says

The S&P 500 index posted its biggest drop in three months. On Thursday, the White House announced that the President's Council on Infrastructure, which it said "was still being formed", would not move forward, meeting the same fate as the Manufacturing Council and the Strategy & Policy Forum.

Author: 0 Two Northeast Ohio CEOs Sat on Trump's Now Dissolved Economic Advisory Panels

Already, eight CEOs on that group had resigned due to Trump's controversial statements , including directors of Merck, Intel, Under Armour, 3M, Campbell Soup and the AFL-CIO union federation. Manufacturing analysts said more executives could follow in an effort to distance themselves from Trump's lackluster response to hateful rhetoric and actions.

World Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'
Author: 0 Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'

Dunford, who was in South Korea earlier this week and will land in Japan Thursday evening to discuss tensions around North Korea's growing weapons programme, acknowledged that a military solution would be "horrific". The statement said that during a meeting between Dunford and Song Puxuan, commander of the northern theatre of the People's Liberation Army, Song stressed that efforts to resolve the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula "should adhere to dialogue and political settlement".

World Tillerson says USA prepared to use force against N Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson says USA prepared to use force against N Korea

USA officials said Thursday that the United States remained unwavering in its commitment to Asian allies in the wake of threats from North Korea, while indicating diplomacy "has to be backed by a strong military outcome". to begin a dialogue with Pyongyang. North Korea views such exercises as preparations to invade it. It has put Japan under its nuclear umbrella, meaning it could respond to any attack on Japan with atomic weapons.

World Everything You Need to Know About Monday's Total Solar Eclipse
Author: 0 Everything You Need to Know About Monday's Total Solar Eclipse

Skygazers within a 70-mile-wide path that stretches through 14 states, from OR to SC, will experience the total eclipse . What makes this year's eclipse special, then? "But it's a big deal". "This resulting data will help us better understand the important relationship between the sun and earth", Dr. Thaller said. The total eclipse ends at 2:48 pm (1848 GMT) near Charleston, South Carolina.

World Plan To Watch Monday's Eclipse? Beware Of Solar Filter Scams
Author: 0 Plan To Watch Monday's Eclipse? Beware Of Solar Filter Scams

This is the first total eclipse of the Sun visible from the United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) since February 26, 1979, and the first time a total eclipse will be visible from coast to coast since June 8, 1918. The good news is B.C. will get the biggest show, with a 90 per cent eclipse in Victoria and 86 per cent in Vancouver. However, she does caution viewers to never look directly at the sun with the naked eye.