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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 the Republican governor about Trump's tweet that took a swipe at National Basketball Association star and OH native LeBron James, saying it is hard to make "LeBron look smart". "Jim Jordan, how great is he?" Troy Balderson, the Republican candidate for a U.S. House seat in a Tuesday special election, point blank why he invited Trump to campaign for him at his event in Del... [Full Article...]

Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its own over 'interference'

Saudi expels Canadian envoy, recalls its own over 'interference' And it says any other attempt to "interfere with our internal affairs" by Canada will mean Saudi Arabia will be allowed to interfere in Canada's internal affairs. "The [Kingdom of Saudi Arabia] reserves its right to take further action", the country's foreign ministry said in a statement posted in a series of tweets . [Full Article...]

Trump endorses Tennessee gubernatorial candidate after primary

Trump endorses Tennessee gubernatorial candidate after primary Here are five takeaways from the gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. Voters faced a more competitive field in the race for the nomination to replace term-limited Republican Gov. Bredesen has walked a careful line throughout the campaign, saying he would support Trump on policies that are good for Tennessee and oppose him on those that aren't. [Full Article...]

Save Ontario’s basic income pilot, advocates urge Ottawa

Save Ontario’s basic income pilot, advocates urge Ottawa After the Progressive Conservatives elected Doug Ford as their leader, a senior campaign spokesperson confirmed in writing to the Star that Ford would allow the three-year experiment to proceed if he became premier. "It will support people with disabilities to work when they are able", she said , adding that the planned changes would "get them on their feet and restore dignity in their lives"... [Full Article...]

Pompeo says Iran sanctions will be enforced

Pompeo says Iran sanctions will be enforced Pompeo, speaking with reporters returning with him from an Asian trip, said the White House would detail implementation of the measures on Monday morning. U.S. officials say Mr Pompeo's speech is the latest step in a communications offensive launched by the Trump administration that is meant to foster unrest in Iran, and help pressure its government to end its nuclear programme and support of ... [Full Article...]

YEMEN: Air strikes on fishing port in Hodeidah kill 26

YEMEN: Air strikes on fishing port in Hodeidah kill 26 The attack was the latest in a series of airstrikes launched by the coalition against Houthi targets in Yemen. At the time of attack, the port and market were flooded with innocent civilians . A blockade of the strategic waterway would virtually halt shipments of about 4.8 million barrels per day of oil to Europe and the US. Al-Jaber, who is also Supervisor of the Saudi Program for the Re... [Full Article...]

Meeting in Trump Tower Was to Get Information on Clinton

Meeting in Trump Tower Was to Get Information on Clinton However, he revealed in his tweet what many have alleged for more than a year: that the infamous Trump Tower meeting during the height of the 2016 presidential campaign was about obtaining damaging information on Clinton, his opponent for the White House, whom Trump did not specifically mention in his tweet. [Full Article...]

Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases

Vatican changes teaching to oppose death penalty in all cases The text says there are more effective detention systems that "do not definitively deprive the guilty of the possibility of redemption". "The catechism prior to yesterday had stated that the death penalty was not allowed except in the rarest of circumstances, so in some ways substantively it's not that major a change", says John Francis Burke, who teaches political science at Trinity Unive... [Full Article...]

Israeli PM defends Jewish nation-state law after protest

Israeli PM defends Jewish nation-state law after protest They are considered to be fiercely loyal to Israel. The new Nation State law declares Israel is a homeland exclusively for Jewish people. The Druze are ethnic Arab members of a religious minority that is an offshoot of Islam incorporating elements of other faiths. [Full Article...]

Video shows escaped goats invading Boise neighborhood

Video shows escaped goats invading Boise neighborhood Soon owners " We Rent Goats " arrived and herded their kids into the truck. "We prefer to do jobs that require at least 100 goats ", according to the We Rent Goats website. And a third person added: "I want them released in my neighborhood next!" Here's something that'll really get a resident's goat . No it isn't, but some runaway goats-for-rent (this is a thing) did flood a neighborhood in ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's feud with Koch brothers widens as GOP chair joins fray

Donald Trump's feud with Koch brothers widens as GOP chair joins fray The warning, presented in a memo to donors, comes amid days of open warfare between the Koch network and Trump Republicans after the President was criticized at the group's summer meeting. While the Kochs refused to endorse Trump's first presidential run, the president's loyalists don't want his 2020 re-election campaign bogged down by lingering bad blood. [Full Article...]

Tsunami possible after 7.0 quake hits Indonesia

Tsunami possible after 7.0 quake hits Indonesia The US Geological Survey said the quake, off the north coast of the island, struck 10km (6.21 miles) underground. A tsunami warning was lifted after waves just 15 centimeters (6 inches) high were recorded in three villages, said the head of Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency, Dwikorita Karnawati. [Full Article...]

Record temperatures could hit Spain, Portugal amid European heat wave

Record temperatures could hit Spain, Portugal amid European heat wave The record of Spain at 47.3 degrees Celsius was set in July previous year. More than 700 firefighters are battling a major wildfire in southern Portugal, as temperatures in some areas approach record levels. Scientists monitoring the phenomenon say the glacier will lose its peak heading from the country to another location. UAE residents heading to Europe to escape the heat should be prepared ... [Full Article...]

Swiss police confirm 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash

Swiss police confirm 20 dead in WWII vintage plane crash Most were from Switzerland but also a couple and their son from Austria. The 20 Minutes newspaper quoted a witness who was on the mountainside at the time of the crash. JU-Air CEO Kurt Waldmeier told reporters that the plane had undergone maintenance inspection in July. But Seventeen passengers, two pilots, and a flight attendant lost their lives in the accident, said police on August 5, acc... [Full Article...]

US Keeps China out of Indo-Pacific with $300 Million Master Stroke

US Keeps China out of Indo-Pacific with $300 Million Master Stroke He said the single draft negotiating text will be a "living document and the basis of future code of conduct negotiations". The ministers "took note of the concerns expressed by some countries on the land reclamations in the area, which have eroded trust and confidence, increased tensions and may undermine peace, security and stability in the region", the draft communique said without naming Ch... [Full Article...]

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro's public speech cut short after apparent explosion

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro's public speech cut short after apparent explosion Several perpetrators were caught, he said, without elaborating. Reporter Roman Camacho tweeted , citing an unofficial source, that drone loaded with C4 detonated close to the presidential box. The transmission was cut without an explanation. Scores of them ran in panic away from one area. Images being shared on social media showed officers surrounding Maduro with what appeared to be a black ... [Full Article...]

Cal Fire: Mendocino Complex fires gain 44,000 acres Friday

Cal Fire: Mendocino Complex fires gain 44,000 acres Friday California fire officials said Saturday that the two fires about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of San Francisco were 27 percent contained and have grown to nearly 250 square miles (648 kilometers). He told reporters Wednesday that "nature is very powerful, and we're not on the side of nature". The Lucerne and Clearlake Oaks areas of Lake County are similarly under evacuation warning, neari... [Full Article...]

Trump says he has 'no problem' shutting down government

Trump says he has 'no problem' shutting down government Trump returned to the idea after a meeting at the White House last week with Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and House speaker Paul Ryan , at which they reportedly agreed on the way forward on government funding for the budget year that starts on 1 October. [Full Article...]

No fatalities in Aeromexico plane crash in Durango state, officials say

No fatalities in Aeromexico plane crash in Durango state, officials say All 103 of the passengers on the plane survived the plane crash . The mid-sized jet was nearly full, with 97 passengers and four crew members, when it came down at around 4 pm local time (2100 GMT). Cell phone videos from inside the aircraft show the plane struggling in harsh weather conditions moments before the crash and timelapse video shows the storm moving over Durango around the time ... [Full Article...]

Prince Harry's Car Is for Sale and It's Sparking Royal Baby Rumors

Prince Harry's Car Is for Sale and It's Sparking Royal Baby Rumors The luxury estate priced at £71,900 is listed as having one owner, with 4,464 miles on the clock. As BBC News reports , the prince's Audi RS6 Avant is now on sale, listed online on Auto Trader after being acquired by British vehicle dealership Overton Prestige. [Full Article...]


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