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One year on, Trump still fuels racial divide

One year on, Trump still fuels racial divide

President Trump addressed concerns this morning tweeting that last year's event resulted in "senseless death and division" and condemning all forms of "racism and acts of violence". CNN anchor Victor Blackwell responded to President Donald Trump's tweet about the anniversary of Charlottesville by reminding viewers of Trump's own record. Read More

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Someone Added the 'Halo' Theme Song to Mike Pence Space Force Speech

Someone Added the 'Halo' Theme Song to Mike Pence Space Force Speech

Air Force Space Command , which now oversees the nation's military operations in space. No new service branch has been established by Congress since the creation of the U.S. The concept of a Space Force was first proposed in 2000. The current administration said that it hoped to establish a new military Space Command and a Space Operations Force , which would bring in professionals in the space industry. Read More

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John Kasich: Suburban GOP Women 'Turned Off' by Trump's Chaos

John Kasich: Suburban GOP Women 'Turned Off' by Trump's Chaos

Stephanopoulos also asked about Trump's tweet this weekend taking a swipe at National Basketball Association star and OH native LeBron James, saying it is hard to make "LeBron look smart". He also brought on-stage Freedom Caucus member and Ohio Representative Jim Jordan, who praised the president on his leadership and accomplishments, amid cheers from the crowd saying "speaker of the house". Read More

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A Trump Pardon Is Starting To Look Like Paul Manafort's Best Hope

A Trump Pardon Is Starting To Look Like Paul Manafort's Best Hope

Prosecutors have said the accounts Manafort used were never declared to the IRS , part of a long-running scheme, they allege, to evade paying taxes on millions of dollars in income. "We have absolutely put him on the witness list", prosecutor Greg Andres said before the jury entered the courtroom this morning. The letter was back-dated almost eight months earlier and included no signatures. Read More

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Russian helicopter crash kills 18 in Siberia

Russian helicopter crash kills 18 in Siberia

The incident occurred when a Russian-made Mi-8 aircraft knocked into the cargo of an adjacent helicopter as both were completing take-off in the Krasnoyarsk region, watchdog Rosaviatsia says. The country's Investigative Committee said it opened a criminal investigation into the crash. A spokesman for the emergency team said two flight recorders had been found at the site of the crash. Read More

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California governor asks Trump to aid with fires

California governor asks Trump to aid with fires

Both fires actively burned through the night, with the Ranch Fire expanding rapidly eastward toward the site where the Pawnee Fire burned in Lake County in late June and early July, a Mendocino National Forest incident update said. Fourteen homes and 24 other structures have been destroyed, and eight other homes have been damaged, according to Cal Fire. The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings of critical fire weather conditions through Saturday night, "This is a particularly ... Read More

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HEROES RETURN: Trump Thanks Kim for Returning Remains of US Soldiers

HEROES RETURN: Trump Thanks Kim for Returning Remains of US Soldiers

United States officials have been closely monitoring North Korea's willingness to abandon its nuclear ambitions. While it is hoped that the repatriation will give momentum to the implementation of the key element of the deal - the dismantlement of North Korea's nuclear weapons program - progress toward securing firm commitments in that regard from Pyongyang has reportedly been slow. Read More

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Dutch Korean war veterans urge Rutte to bring back five dead soldiers

Dutch Korean war veterans urge Rutte to bring back five dead soldiers

North Korean Lieutenant General An Ik San shakes hands with South Korean Major General Kim Do-gyun during a meeting at the Peace House of the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea , July 31, 2018. That process, Duus said, can take a very long time depending on how degraded the remains are. In that address, the North Korean leader was unequivocal about what was next, they say. Read More

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US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

In that address, the North Korean leader was unequivocal about what was next, they say. She is hopeful that her father's remains are among those arriving on Wednesday. There were estimated 5,300 Americans who did not return home from the conflict. At the recent United States-Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Summit , President Trump and Kim Jong Un signed the Sentosa Agreement, which included a commitment to recover remains from the DPRK and return them to the U.S., where ... Read More

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Paul Manafort Earned $60 Million as a Consultant in Ukraine, Says Mueller

Paul Manafort Earned $60 Million as a Consultant in Ukraine, Says Mueller

The case is being prosecuted by the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. The Government intends to show that Mr Manafort funnelled more than $US60 million ($81 million) in proceeds from his Ukrainian political consulting through offshore accounts and hid a "significant" portion of it from tax collection authorities. Read More

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Putin ‘ready’ for talks with Trump either in Moscow or in Washington

Putin said Friday he's ready to invite Trump to Moscow and ready to visit Washington if conditions are right. "I'm also prepared to come to Washington, but, I'll repeat, only if the appropriate conditions are created there". The president has been widely criticized for failing to publicly denounce Russia's interference in the 2016 US election and appearing to accept Putin's denials of such activity. Read More

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Israel intercepts two ballistic missiles in the Golan Heights

Israel intercepts two ballistic missiles in the Golan Heights

Conricus said it was unclear whether the Syrian plane had deliberately entered Israeli airspace, but Israeli forces had observed an "irregular amount of aerial activity" on the Syrian side of the border during the course of the day. What worries Israel is whether al-Assad's forces will be accompanied by fighters sent by Iran, some of whom are believed to be wearing Syrian uniforms. Read More

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Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki performance

Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki performance

Legal analysts noted that intelligence agents had good reason to suspect Page had a relationship with Russia , and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation found much of the dossier to be credible; they noted that four judges, all appointed by Republicans , signed off on the Page warrant and that Mueller recently obtained indictments on a dozen Russian intelligence officials on charges of election sabotage. Read More

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Federal and state probes begin into Missouri duck boat sinking

Federal and state probes begin into Missouri duck boat sinking

Passengers on a nearby boat described the chaos as the winds picked up and the water became rough. "God must have something for me because there's no way I should be here". "We think it will show what the actions were of the captain, what he tried to do to maneuver the vessel, as well as any instructions he might have given to the passengers", NTSB board member Earl Weener told ABC News . Read More

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Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated by Israel to Jordan

Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated by Israel to Jordan

In a statement posted to Twitter, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said they carried out the evacuation at the request of the United States and European countries. Netanyahu revealed the conversations with Canada's prime minister, U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders shortly after the dramatic overnight rescue, which saw the Israeli military help 800 people flee from rebel-held areas in Syria to nearby Jordan. Read More

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In Interview, Trump Appears To Question NATO's 'Collective Defense' Clause

In Interview, Trump Appears To Question NATO's 'Collective Defense' Clause

When asked by Fox News Tuesday whether United States troops should defend the Adriatic Sea country from attack as required under Article 5 of the NATO treaty, Trump said he'd "asked the same question". The U.S. Senate voted 97 to 2 in favor of Montenegro's accession, but Russian Federation publicly opposed Montenegro's efforts to join . "NATO's collective defense clause, Article 5 (of the Charter) is unconditional and as if made of reinforced concrete". Read More

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Angela Merkel Supports Proposed Trump/Putin Summit in Washington - Hit & Run

Angela Merkel Supports Proposed Trump/Putin Summit in Washington - Hit & Run

Asked about the president's performance in Helsinki, she said: "It's important not to cherry-pick one moment". "I think that's an incredible offer. "Sort of a double negative". But the chaos of Trump's governing style can also have an upside, even with Russian Federation. Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesTrump on Wednesday suggested Russian Federation is not planning future attacks on USA elections. Read More

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