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Aug 18 2017

Humidity Remains Thick, But Rain Chances Lessen Thursday

This map shows the break that's expected in the wet weather later this evening. I am looking for at least partly cloudy skies with a few showers beginning to pop up at th...

Aug 18 2017

Trump Business Advisory Council to Disband

Update 8/16/17 2:05pm ET: General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt released a statement calling Trump's statements "deeply troubling" and expressed no confidence in the objecti...

Aug 18 2017

Magazine covers link President Trump to KKK over Charlottesville

He has promoted an image of a speeding train striking a CNN reporter , just days after Heather Heyer was killed by a white supremacist driving through a crowd of counter...

Aug 18 2017

Trump Is Said to Abandon Plan for Council on Infrastructure

United States stocks fell sharply on Thursday (Aug 17) following a deadly attack in Spain and amid rising concerns President Donald Trump may have endangered his econom...

Aug 18 2017

United States military chief urges China to pressure North Korea

Joseph Dunford, told reporters in Beijing that President Donald Trump directly has "told us to develop credible viable military options and that's exactly what we're do...

Aug 18 2017

Tillerson says United States prepared to use force against N Korea

The U.S. and Japan on Thursday agreed to ramp up their defense commitments to counter the threat from North Korea , during the U.S. -Japan Security Consultative Committe...

Aug 18 2017

Rare Solar Eclipse to be Seen From Vancouver

They did find something, renting a plot in a field about the size of two parking spots, which they'll call home awaiting the main event along with 30,000 others expected ...

Aug 18 2017

Options for eclipse viewing glasses dwindling

And then the total solar eclipse will end. "It changes your perception of the sun, the moon and the earth and of yourself". A shadow will fall on earth during this time...

Aug 18 2017

Mattis vows 'immediate, specific' actions to intercept NK missile

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un exchanged inflammatory threats last week that stoked fears of war. Still, Tillerson held out the possibility of ta...

Aug 18 2017

Trump scraps plan for infrastructure council after 2 other panels dissolve

After Trump's response to violence at a white nationalist rally over the weekend that many considered inadequate, business leaders started to drop out of advisory council...

Aug 18 2017

No. 6 women's volleyball selected as Big Ten preseason favorite

The Spartans earned an overall record of 13-5-2 in the 2016 season, and a 4-3-1 Big Ten record was their best finish since 2013. The schedule includes two conference ...

Aug 18 2017

US, China committed to solving hard issues

Bannon was quoted as saying there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer fur...

Aug 18 2017

8th CEO Quits Trump Manufacturing Council

Trump later made specific mention of the groups Monday, then Tuesday doubled down on his earlier remarks, telling reporters at Trump Tower in NY "there is blame on both s...

Aug 18 2017

Mugabe victim left high and dry and betrayed

Nel said he believed Mugabe was still in the country, as Engels had been contacted by the investigating officer in the case, who said an arrest warrant was being prepared...

Aug 18 2017

Assange Meets Rep. Rohrabacher, Vows to Prove Leaks Didn't Come From Russia

His spokesman did not respond to requests for additional comment, including questions about how the trip was funded and whether the White House was aware of the trip, acc...

Aug 18 2017

Gov. Scott Joins Pres. Trump For Lunch

Senate. "I didn't serve to defend neo-Nazis". He tells the newspaper that by drawing a "moral equivalency" between the two sides, "I think you are either missing four c...

Aug 18 2017

Maryland governor orders removal of statue honoring pro-slavery SCOTUS judge

Miller, House Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-Anne Arundel) and Maryland Historical Trust chair Charles L. Edson are also members of the panel. "Voting on this matter b...

Aug 18 2017

PM Modi urges senior, younger generation to come together for country's good

He urged the people to work towards the roadmap and institutional arrangements to fulfill the ideas and even expressed regret that corruption in the country was instituti...

Aug 18 2017

Trump equates Confederate generals Robert E

The response on the likes of CNN and across left-leaning social media was that Trump could only be making such an argument out of historical ignorance. "Are we going to...

Aug 18 2017

Trump to Roll Back Obama's Flood Standards for Infrastructure

Trump promised that if the project in question did not meet environmental standards, the federal government would not improve it. " We're going to get infrastructure ...