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SLO vigil to honor the victims of violence in Charlottesville

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Organizers like Mitchell say the goal is to get people to work together to improve the community around them and end racism. "When I talk about fight back I don't mean hand to hand, I man heart to heart", says Wandalyn Savala from the Planned Parenthood Advocates of IN and Kentucky. Read More »

Willie Nelson Rushed To SLC Hospital With Breathing Issues

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The " On the Road Again " singer had a health scare during a performance on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. Nelson reportedly had difficulty in keeping up with his band as they performed, later leaving the stage. The latest health concern comes days after rumours began circulating that Nelson had died after a major U.S. country music station prematurely announced news of his passing. Read More »

Texas A&M calls off planned white nationalist rally

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Nearly immediately after the rally was announced, plans sprang up for a counterprotest called "BTHO Hate" - the name referring to a Texas A&M football chant to "beat the hell outta" opposing teams. A former A&M student named Preston Wiginton had been organizing a "white lives matter" rally in College Station, Texas, saying he was inspired by Saturday's "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia , when a vehicle plowed into a group of counterprotesters, killing at least one and ... Read More »

FOSDA condemns terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

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Freeland says Canadian consular officials are providing assistance to their loved ones. "This is a terrorist attack", Communications Minister Remi Dandjinou told a news conference on Monday. Burkina Faso also has seen a surge in militant attacks along its northern border with Mali. In January past year, militants conducted an hours-long raid on a luxury hotel and a cafe just blocks away from Aziz Istanbul, ultimately killing some 30 people before being dislodged by security forces. Read More »

Rare all-white moose takes a swim

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This time he was armed and ready to shoot video of the elusive white beast. According to the BBC , "The moose aren't albino, but grow white fur from a genetic mutation". Hans Nilsson captured the video and told Sweden's Sveriges Radio the experience was "as great as seeing a leopard in Africa". In Sweden the white moose population is estimated to consist of about 100 individuals, which can be compared to the total Swedish moose population of 300,000 to 400,000. Read More »

No looming nuclear war with North Korea

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Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said on " Fox News Sunday ". "We're not closer to war than a week ago but we are closer to war than we were a decade ago", McMaster said, adding the Trump administration was prepared to deal militarily with North Korea if necessary. Read More »

Donald Trump 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Joe Arpaio

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Arpaio had been ordered in 2011 to stop traffic patrols aimed at finding suspected undocumented immigrants since, in practice, this meant his officers would pull over every Latino they ran across in southern Arizona, which the court deemed unconstitutional racial profiling. Read More »

Top US General Jets Into Asia as North Korea Tensions Run High

He conducted two in July, so it wouldn't surprise me if there was another missile test, ' Pompeo said on Fox News Sunday. "Yes, that's called war, if they shoot at us". [Others] think this is another one of the threats by North Korea and are not taking it very seriously". Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders have called for calm as both Pyongyang and Washington upped their saber-rattling rhetoric. Read More »

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

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The defense chief said the very low possibility was based on close discussions between high-level military officials of South Korea and the United States. Trump has angered some South Koreans with his demand that the longtime American ally pay up for US defense, including the THAAD missile system. The latest US and North Korean saber-rattling has sparked concern that a miscalculation by either side could trigger a catastrophic conflict, although many analysts voice doubts over such a prospect. Read More »

Separatists have no right to talk about Article 35A: Omar Abdullah

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Earlier, in a tweet on August 12, Omar had said that BJP was committed to removal of 35-A. He said the propaganda that women who marry outside the state face serious bias because of the article as they lose property rights was wrong. "Surprisingly, the BJP has made an issue out of Article 35A", Abdullah said. The National Conference working president told reporters here that abrogation of Article 35A would not only adversely impact the Kashmir Valley but Jammu and Ladakh regions as well. Read More »

Powerball jackpot tops $400 million

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To receive the cash option of an estimated $273.4 million, jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days of the drawing. The former Iowan returned to Clive, Iowa for his 55-year high school class reunion and picked up a Powerball ticket while in town. Read More »

Auto rams French café killing girl

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He said the driver had been arrested and the early indications were that this was not an act of terrorism. He described the man as a "depressive" and said he was about 30 years old. The incident reignited fears in France after a string of attacks in which a vehicle was the weapon of choice. The crash was not terror-related, investigators said. Read More »

Fresh floods in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh; UP, Bihar warned of heavy rains

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Thousands were left stranded in flood-affected areas as train services came to a standstill. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , after an aerial survey of the flooded districts, said he had told officials to speed up rescue and relief work. In response to a call for help from the civil administration, the Army sent out multiple teams in areas of Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts (BTAD) and Karbi Anglong district of Assam. Read More »

Tillerson: Trump Spoke 'Language That Kim Jong Un Would Understand'

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Trump's aides and advisers report that while the president has asked many questions about North Korea, he has not made any moves to indicate imminent action. He explained that this was because Trump's controversial decision to withdraw the U.S from a landmark worldwide agreement to tackle climate change resulted in the rest of the world and individual USA states and cities redoubling their commitments to fight global warming. Read More »

Powerful Venezuelan Lawmaker May Have Ordered Assassination of Rubio

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A security detail has been guarding Rubio in Washington, D.C. and in Miami for several weeks after uncorroborated threats against the senator were uncovered by US intelligence, the Herald said. However, Federal Protective Service (FPS) and USCP collaborate regularly and have processes in place to share information and, as applicable, process requests for assistance. Read More »

Guam has only 14 minutes to counter a North Korean missile attack

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The North then came out with a threat to lob four intermediate-range "Hwasong-12" missiles near Guam , a tiny USA territory some 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) from Pyongyang. News breaks that Otto Warmbier, a U.S. student who was being held in North Korea , died after his release. Most likely, Kim does not want to start a nuclear war with the U.S.so much as he wants us to know he could strike back if we did so, or nuclearize a conventional conflict. Read More »

Mother of attacker had no idea he was attending rally

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There were plenty of people around to try to guide him in the right direction. You know, we covered the rise of hitler, he would often say how, you know, hitler's views were right. President Donald Trump criticized the violence and called for a return to law and order. The FBI and the Department of Justice said Saturday night that they would be opening an investigation into the deadly crash. Read More »

Trump Renews 'Fake News' Insult When Acosta Presses About Charlottesville

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Trump claimed he did condemn them. At a second announcement later in the day, Trump said he is launching an investigation into China's trade practices. Except he didn't take any questions, instead attempting to bully CNN's White House correspondent, saying, "I like real news, not fake news ". "As the president was walking out, I responded that he has spread plenty of fake news himself", Acosta tweeted, adding: "The president said we just had a press conference. Read More »

SUV hauling barbecue grill explodes after woman lights cigarette

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The couple had the grill and propane tank in the back of their Kia Sorento, when they were leaving a barbecue at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. The propane tank was open and the grill was turned on in the back of the vehicle. The wife lit a cigarette and the SUV exploded according to police. After the explosion, the vehicle kept traveling until it crashed into a pole, according to Lane. Read More »

Syrian rebels, refugees start to leave Lebanon border area

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The fighters and their families will go to another part of Syria which he did not identify. Once completed, the evacuations will end the presence of all Syria-linked groups in Arsal outskirts, paving the way for an offensive by the US-backed Lebanese army against Islamic State group militants from another area further north. Read More »

Sessions Brushes Off Trump Criticism: He Gave 'A Good Statement'

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Donald Trump has declared that racism is "evil" and that the Ku Klux Klan , neo-Nazis , white supremacists and other hate groups are "repugnant". Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., agreed with Gardner. The Rupert Murdoch-owned New York Post endorsed Trump past year, but noted that he would need to act more "presidential" once he took office. Read More »

Pres. Trump Backs Sen. Strange in Ala. Primary

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Rep. Mo Brooks, meanwhile, is attempting to damage odd by exploiting Strange's two politically problematic links: to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and to former Gov. Luther Strange in an early morning tweet Monday. Jeff Sessions' seat by now disgraced former Alabama Gov. Robert J. Bentley when Mr. Sessions became the attorney general. Read More »

U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy

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Top U.S. officials confirmed their united front on North Korea: denuclearization through a new policy of "strategic accountability", and not regime change, is what they seek from Pyongyang in a time of heightened tensions. "China's demand for the USA and South Korea not to deploy Thaad is unrealistic", Tillerson and Mattis wrote . The North Korean government has essentially two choices, the secretaries wrote, and the U.S.is prepared for either. Read More »

Mourinho: Manchester United flying at final whistle

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has expressed his shock that Chelsea allowed Nemanja Matic to leave for a direct rival this summer. While Lindelof was not included in the squad to face the Irons, both Lukaku and Matic excelled on their official debuts. Read More »

Taiwan concerned by United States plan for unfair trade probe against China

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Trump will sign an executive memorandum today directing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to consider investigating China over its IP policies, especially the practice of forcing U.S. based Peterson Institute for International Economics, told Xinhua in a recent interview. -China trading relationship. But analysts have cautioned that Trump faces a huge challenge in his desire to significantly reduce the USA trade deficit with China, which previous year stood at more than $300 billion. Read More »