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Vancouver named as potential host city for Federation Internationale de Football Association 2026 World Cup

Vancouver named as potential host city for Federation Internationale de Football Association 2026 World Cup Officials from each city are being asked to provide information including their city's transportation infrastructure, past experience with major sporting and cultural events and accommodations that would be available. RFK Stadium was among nine venues used during the 1994 World Cup, the last time the tournament was staged in North America. The United Bid Committee of the United States, Mexico ... [Full Article...]

Trump Attacks Businessman for Protesting Trump's White Supremacy Response

Trump Attacks Businessman for Protesting Trump's White Supremacy Response As seen in the below statement from the Twitter account of Merck , Frazier noted that the strength of the US comes from the diversity found within the country, and that contributions made by all men and women who come from a variety of backgrounds, faiths, varying political beliefs and races - along with differing sexual orientations - are what matters. [Full Article...]

Pence draws attention to plight of Venezuelans

Pence draws attention to plight of Venezuelans That threat was laughed off by the opposition and until Friday night, when Trump said a military option was not out of the question for dealing with the Venezuelan government's crackdown on the opposition and deepening social crisis. "Venezuela is sliding into dictatorship, and as President Trump has said, the United States will not stand by as Venezuela crumbles". Pence said Trump sent him to Lat... [Full Article...]

Senate Candidates Have a Busy Weekend

Senate Candidates Have a Busy Weekend Senate primary are just a slow to defend the majority leader. Trump took to Twitter to offer odd his "complete and total endorsement". The endorsement could prove a decisive factor in a fluid race. "And so, I have no problem with the president saying that at all". Sessions, the most beloved Alabaman who is not a football coach, became attorney general for Trump, who soon began denouncing Sessi... [Full Article...]

Trump Finally Denounces 'Racist, Bigoted Violence' In Charlottesville

Trump Finally Denounces 'Racist, Bigoted Violence' In Charlottesville Fields has been charged with murder following the attack, while the US Department of Justice has opened a civil rights investigation. Signer told the same programme that the killing of a 32-year-old woman when a auto rammed into a group of people demonstrating against the white supremacists was a "terrorist attack with a vehicle used as a weapon". [Full Article...]

J&K: 2 Army jawans killed, 3 injured in Shopian gunfight

J&K: 2 Army jawans killed, 3 injured in Shopian gunfight Mopping operation is underway. Police said that Mir was admitted at SMHS Hospital and he was referred to SKIMS Soura during wee hours for further treatment. All are from south Kashmir areas. Kashmiri Militant leader Yasin Itoo. Police believes he has been to Pakistan on two occasions. The 41-year-old militant had appeared in several videos posted online in last one year. [Full Article...]

Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash

Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash In that crash, one person was killed and at least two dozen were hurt. Shortly before 5 p.m., a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed into a wooded area near a residence on Old Farm Road. Virginia's governor had earlier declared an emergency, and police worked to disperse hundreds of protesters in the college town after clashes broke out ahead of the rally's scheduled noon start. [Full Article...]

Swells from Tropical Storm Gert to affect Virginia, NC coasts

Swells from Tropical Storm Gert to affect Virginia, NC coasts A tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean has formed into Tropical Storm Gert but it's not expected to make landfall. Gert's path will keep the storm far enough off the Carolina coast that it will not impact our weather. It had sustained winds of 60 miles per hour. The system is expected to turn northeast away from the US, possibly becoming a hurricane before losing it's tropical character... [Full Article...]

Amid Renewed North Korea Tensions, China Appoints New Special Envoy

Amid Renewed North Korea Tensions, China Appoints New Special Envoy Mr Trump is set to order his trade office launch a probe under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the possible Chinese theft of United States technology and intellectual property. In an editorial, the official China Daily said it was critical the Trump administration doesn't make a rash decision it will regret. Notably, China's coal imports from North Korea dropped precipitously, wi... [Full Article...]

Warm temps, chances of rain for your Sunday afternoon

Warm temps, chances of rain for your Sunday afternoon More of Northeast Kansas looks to crack into the low 80s for tomorrow , with some mid 80s mixing in, as well. Storms will gradually diminish this evening as they typically do this time of the year, and skies will become partly cloudy for the overnight hours. [Full Article...]

Iran defies USA with increased budget for missile programme

Iran defies USA with increased budget for missile programme The bill would allocate over $260 million each to Iran's ballistic missile program and the Quds Force - the external arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps - which is deployed to Iraq and Syria. He was referring to a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, known officially as the JCPOA, under which Iran agreed to strict limits on its nuclear programme in exchange for an easing of sanctions. [Full Article...]

White nationalist rally at University of Virginia

White nationalist rally at University of Virginia His response came after Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency in Charlottesville . President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed "many sides" for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Virginia and contended that the "hatred and bigotry" broadcast across the country had taken root long before his political ascendancy. [Full Article...]

On the trail of Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister

On the trail of Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Although Kulsoom distanced herself from political activities in recent years, she had been involved in active politics when then Army Chief Pervez Musharraf dismissed Sharif's government in 1999 and jailed him. Meanwhile, the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif departed from Sialkot with a huge gathering of PML-N workers and supporters to join the mammoth rally of Nawaz Shar... [Full Article...]

Woman's BMW plunges seven stories in parking garage accident

Woman's BMW plunges seven stories in parking garage accident According to police, the female driver hit the wrong pedal on the top story of the vehicle park before driving through a barrier and plunging into an alleyway. The owner of the Littlefield Garage, located at 508 Brazos St., said these were the only two incidents of this kind they've experienced. The driver was rushed to hospital but is expected to be okay, while Burch walked away totally unharme... [Full Article...]

Two hospitalised after smoke fills tube carriage at London's Oxford Circus station

Two hospitalised after smoke fills tube carriage at London's Oxford Circus station Commuter Katie Watts posted to Twitter: 'Just got off the tube at Oxford Circus and the train across the platform was on fire, got evacuated out'. "Station remains closed. The driver reassured everyone and called for calm after the train stopped when the emergency alarm was pulled in the tunnel before proceeding to Oxford Station. [Full Article...]

Why a Russian surveillance plane can fly over Bedminster but you can't

Why a Russian surveillance plane can fly over Bedminster but you can't Capitol", the alert said, per CNN . A Russian Air Force jet reportedly flew over the White House, US Capitol, Pentagon and many other government buildings in Washington on Wednesday (9 August). The treaty - which was introduced after the Cold War allows 34 states to conduct unarmed flights over other countries. The aircraft on the ramp at Wright-Patterson AFB is a Tu-154 from the government... [Full Article...]

NYPD Officer Shot A Suspect With Rifle in Brooklyn

NYPD Officer Shot A Suspect With Rifle in Brooklyn The officer, who is 30 years old and remains unidentified, sustained an injury to his right arm, and his bulletproof vest deflected two shots on his chest, the commissioner said, showing the vest to the reporters. De Blasio said the wounded cop had a "great attitude" as he lay in his hospital bed and even made light of his situation. At a press conference later in the evening, the mayor said Ngu... [Full Article...]

Trump Vows US Will 'Win' Fight Against Opioid Crisis

Trump Vows US Will 'Win' Fight Against Opioid Crisis So if we can keep them from going on and maybe by talking to youth and telling them: No good, really bad for you in every way. Federal drug prosecutions in USA district courts are down nearly 28 percent since 2012, according to data cruncher Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University. [Full Article...]

Body Camera Captures Shocking Cop Shooting On Video

Body Camera Captures Shocking Cop Shooting On Video Officer Quincy Smith was called to investigate a suspicious man trying to steal groceries from a local convenience store. Shortly after arriving, he confronted the man customers had described to him, later identified as 29-year-old Malcolm Antwan Orr, walking down the street while talking on his cellphone. [Full Article...]

UNESCO World Heritage Site in China hit by an natural disaster

UNESCO World Heritage Site in China hit by an natural disaster The death toll of the 7.0 magnitude Sichuan quake that hit on Tuesday night has risen to 19, the local government reported on Wednesday. Chinese state media claim some tourists were camping out at Jiuzhaigou airport, awaiting flights to their home countries. [Full Article...]


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