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Naked Donald Trump statues pop up in cities across the US
- August 20, 2016

The sculptor, a former Trump supporter, who designed the now famous statues of a naked Donald Trump seen across the USA revealed to PIX11 why he turned against the Republican presidential nominee. A large group gathered around the statue in Capitol Hill on Thursday. The statues show a veiny Trump with a saggy bottom. The artist said it took 300 pounds of clay and 25 hours per week in labor since April to complete the "Emperor". (more...)
Amid Fresh Yemen Killings, UN May Re-Blacklist Saudi Arabia Amid Fresh Yemen Killings, UN May Re-Blacklist Saudi Arabia
- August 20, 2016

A civilian, identified as Abdullah al-Sharif, lost his life along his two children as Saudi fighters struck their house in the al-Matammah district of the northern Yemeni province of al-Jawf on Friday afternoon, Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network reported. (more...)
CDC warns pregnant women to avoid South Beach
- August 20, 2016

Local transmission of the Zika virus has occurred in Miami Beach , Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday. In a weird move, Scott then repeatedly refused to tell reporters when the first local transmission in Miami Beach had actually occurred and declined to tell the public how long the state had been aware cases were being transmitted in Miami Beach . (more...)
Clinton charity to limit donations if Hillary Clinton wins Clinton charity to limit donations if Hillary Clinton wins
- August 20, 2016

Let me know when would be a good time for you all. The announcement comes as Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, has faced a drum beat of questions over the foundation's donors, including their access to her when she served as secretary of State . (more...)
Australia formally bans Chinese from leasing power grid Australia formally bans Chinese from leasing power grid
- August 20, 2016

So what was behind that decision? "They relate to the transaction structure as now proposed and the nature of the assets", Morrison said. Morrison's announcement comes as Australia balances the need for foreign investment to drive economic growth against mounting public opposition to sales of farmland, real estate and strategic infrastructure, particularly to Chinese investors. (more...)
Trump seeks support in Democratic-friendly Conn. Trump seeks support in Democratic-friendly Conn.
- August 20, 2016

Donald Trump is threatening to take away the campaign press credentials of The New York Times . Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Sacred Heart University, Saturday, Aug. During a Saturday radio interview, Pense that he will publicly release his tax returns but did not give a specific time for when he'll disclose the information. (more...)
South Sudanese rebel leader flees country
- August 20, 2016

A United Nations spokesperson, Farhan Haq, said the United Nations had learned on Wednesday that Mr Machar was in DR Congo near the South Sudan border and made a decision to airlift him to Kinshasa. Nevertheless, Deng Gai stated before the heads of state and government summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that he would step down upon Machar's return. (more...)
Clinton meeting with top law enforcement leaders in New York Clinton meeting with top law enforcement leaders in New York
- August 20, 2016

Trump spokesman Jason Miller said after the meeting that Clinton "and her allies' anti-police rhetoric show she cares more about protecting criminals over keeping America safe". However, pro-police pronouncements made by Clinton - like saying that police should not be "vilified" days after the fatal shooting of Dallas police officers - may fall flat when an FOP chapter criticizes her for ignoring widows of fallen officers or receiving invoices from struggling police departments as a ... (more...)
Top Michigan Republicans not entirely in Trump's corner Top Michigan Republicans not entirely in Trump's corner
- August 20, 2016

Trump on Friday told the rally that his remarks earlier this week calling Obama and Clinton the founders of ISIS, as Islamic State is also known, had been sarcastic. Trump on Friday said Republican leaders in Pennsylvania "are very concerned" about the possibility of cheating - adding , "We have to call up law enforcement, and we have to have the sheriffs and the police chiefs and everybody watching". (more...)
Carlsberg Forecasts Second-Half Earnings Slowdown on Russian Federation Carlsberg Forecasts Second-Half Earnings Slowdown on Russian Federation
- August 19, 2016

Volumes were flat in the area, but the Russian beer market fell by 2% and the Ukrainian market declined 6%, it said. After years of market contraction, the brewer is also grappling with increased production costs brought about by an inflation rate that's nearly twice the central bank's target. (more...)
Bombings In Turkey Kill At Least 10, Wound More Than 200 Bombings In Turkey Kill At Least 10, Wound More Than 200
- August 19, 2016

Three officers were killed and 217 people, including 85 police officers and 60 civilians, were wounded in a PKK attack in Elazıg province early on August 18. Clashes between the PKK and Turkey's security forces resumed past year after a fragile peace process collapsed. The PKK is a designated terrorist outfit by Turkey, the European Union and the United States of America. (more...)
Obama urges Dems to campaign aggressively for Clinton Obama urges Dems to campaign aggressively for Clinton
- August 19, 2016

The Advocate newspaper in Baton Rouge on Wednesday called on Obama to visit "the most anguished state in the union". Obama has not commented on the flooding. Earlier in the week, Obama phoned the state's governor, John Bel Edwards, shortly after approving the Republican's request for federal disaster funding. (more...)
Thai junta accused of exploiting bombings for political ends Thai junta accused of exploiting bombings for political ends
- August 19, 2016

Critics of Thailand's military government accused it on Sunday of taking advantage of last week's spate of deadly bombings and arson attacks to crack down on its opponents. The kingdom has been battered by a decade of political unrest, driven by a bitter power struggle between the military-allied elite and populist forces loyal to the ousted democratically elected government. (more...)
Student accused in face-biting slayings claimed superpowers
- August 19, 2016

Police arrived at the scene to find Austin Harrouff allegedly trying to bite chunks off of Stevens' face in the garage of the couple's Tequesta home, Snyder said. Not only are residents having trouble processing the randomness of the case, it's affected people beyond Florida , Snyder said. "But I am not going to watch them", she said. (more...)
Trump to 'sharpen message': new campaign manager Trump to 'sharpen message': new campaign manager
- August 19, 2016

In recent national polling, Clinton leads head-to-head match-ups against Trump, with the Democrat holding 47.2 percent support compared to 41.2 percent for the NY businessman, according to averages compiled by RealClear Politics . So too, according to the New York Times , have his three oldest children. But the statesman-ish act could only last as long as Trump could stand to exist without the sound of cheering from the fringe right and the cheap seats, which turned out to be not long at all. (more...)
Clinton team hits report of Trump aide's ties to Russia Clinton team hits report of Trump aide's ties to Russia
- August 19, 2016

The New York Times says handwritten ledgers found in Ukraine show $12.7 million in undisclosed payments to Paul Manafort from the pro-Russia party. Manafort, however, rejected the claims in the Times report . Dmytro Vlasov contributed reporting from Kiev, Ukraine . "It would have to be clear to any reasonable person that the Yanukovych clan, when it came to power, was engaged in corruption". (more...)
Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana
- August 19, 2016

That number has dropped as water levels have receded. "The President's presence is already late to this crisis, but it's better later than never". "Although Michelle is very strict about me actually taking a vacation when I get a vacation, she gave me a special dispensation for this evening because she understands, just as all of you understand, how important this is", Obama said in Chilmark of Clinton's presidential campaign at the fundraiser. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Stocks trading lower on Wall Street Markets Right Now: Stocks trading lower on Wall Street
- August 19, 2016

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 21.92 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,573.94. The UK's FTSE index was trading higher by 0.04 percent, while French CAC 40 Index gained 0.08 percent. ECONOMIC DATA: Japan's exports and imports in July suffered their biggest one-day decline since the aftermath of the global crisis in 2009. Shares of both the companies were down about 6.5 percent after they cut full-year earnings forecasts. (more...)
Trump shakes up campaign team again as Clinton surges
- August 19, 2016

Bannon will oversee campaign staff and operations and "strategic oversight of major campaign initiatives", the Trump campaign said. "It lights a fire under us and it reminds us what we need to do to get this done", Kellyanne Conway, the new Trump Campaign manager, was quoted as saying by the CNN. (more...)
Five things you have to see at the Rio Olympics on Thursday
- August 19, 2016

They'll be competing against Brazil for the bronze in Wednesday's beach volleyball match. However, there was no repeat as the 24-year-old was soon back terrorising the Honduras defence as Bryan Acosta and Allans Vargas were booked for taking their uncompromising attempts to stop Neymar too far. (more...)
Yemen's Houthi rebels condemn hospital airstrike
- August 19, 2016

Teresa Sancristóval, MSF desk manager for the Emergency Unit in Yemen , told media that: " This is the fourth attack against an MSF facility in less than 12 months ". "Today's airstrike appears to be the latest in a string of unlawful attacks targeting hospitals highlighting an alarming pattern of disregard for civilian life", said Magdalena Mughrabi, deputy director of the Middle East and North Africa program. (more...)
Joe Hart backed to emerge stronger from Man City difficulties by Buffon
- August 19, 2016

The 33-year-old Chile global had not been under Guardiola's leadership at the Camp Nou as the Spaniard was there only from 2008 to 2012 before moving to Germany with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. Barton insists that it is no longer the club he left in 2007 because that club wouldn't have treated it's players so badly. "The club I left and watch now are two totally different organisations". (more...)
California wildfire forces thousands of evacuations
- August 18, 2016

Authorities said they were forced to close part of Interstate 15, which runs through the Cajon Pass between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area, and to order about 80,000 residents to evacuate. Both firefighters were treated at a nearby hospital, released, and were re-assigned back in to fight the fire, officials said . Students at Kimbark Elementary School were being transported to Cesar Chavez School in San Bernardino. (more...)
The beat and heat goes on: NOAA says July hottest on record The beat and heat goes on: NOAA says July hottest on record
- August 18, 2016

Hot, humid conditions meant temperatures stayed above 30C during the evening and delivered near-record warm nights in the middle of the month. WASHINGTON >> Earth just broiled to its hottest month in recorded history, according to NASA . (more...)
Donald Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult Donald Trump campaign shakes up leadership in latest sign of tumult
- August 18, 2016

Navy, came under criticism as not supporting Michelle Fields , a female reporter who said she was grabbed and bruised by Lewandowski at a March campaign event in Florida. Many Republicans have been anxious about the poll results and about the adequacy of Trump's campaign staff to pull off a national election. The announcement of her new role in the campaign was posted on the school's Alumni Association Facebook page. (more...)

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