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Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls - NPR

1 hour 24 min ago

NPR

Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls
NPR
Susan Bro, the mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, says she will not speak to President Trump because of his comments that suggested white supremacists and people protesting against them were both to blame for last weekend's violence in ...
Heather Heyer's mother just brutally unmasked Trump's racism and crueltyWashington Post
Mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer says she won't talk to TrumpUSA TODAY
Mother of Charlottesville victim: 'I will not' speak to TrumpThe Hill (blog)
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President Trump announces move to elevate Cyber Command - Washington Post

2 hours 48 min ago

Washington Post

President Trump announces move to elevate Cyber Command
Washington Post
President Trump has directed that Cyber Command–which is currently a part of the National Security Agency–will become its own unified military command in a move that is meant to strengthen cyberspace operations and bolster U.S. defenses. “The elevation ...
Trump elevates US Cyber Command, vows 'increased resolve' against threatsPolitico
Trump boosts US Cyber CommandThe Hill
Trump elevates US Cyber Command to a combat command on par with Central Command and othersBusiness Insider
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Romney says Trump must 'apologize' for remarks that caused 'racists to rejoice' - ABC News

3 hours 22 min ago

CNN International

Romney says Trump must 'apologize' for remarks that caused 'racists to rejoice'
ABC News
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is calling on President Donald Trump to apologize and address the fallout from his statements about the violence in Charlottesville, warning that a failure to act could lead to "an unraveling of our ...
Romney issues scathing statement: Trump must apologizeThe Hill (blog)
Romney calls on Trump to address the nation, apologize for Charlottesville commentsWashington Post
Romney: Trump needs to apologize and blame racists for Charlottesville violencePolitico
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Mitt Romney Slams Trump Over Charlottesville: 'He Should Apologize' - TheWrap

3 hours 22 min ago

TheWrap

Mitt Romney Slams Trump Over Charlottesville: 'He Should Apologize'
TheWrap
Mitt Romney blasted President Trump's response to the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville in a Facebook post, asking the president to apologize for the “unraveling of our national fabric.” “I will dispense for now from discussion of the ...

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Members of Trump's arts commission quit after his Charlottesville comments - The Hill

3 hours 29 min ago

The Hill

Members of Trump's arts commission quit after his Charlottesville comments
The Hill
Members of Trump's presidential arts commission have announced that they are quitting, The Washington Post first reported Friday, adding to Trump's isolation after he made much-derided comments on the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Members of White House presidential arts commission resigning to protest Trump's commentsWashington Post
President's arts and humanities committee resigns over Trump's Charlottesville responsePolitico
Sixteen members of White House arts and humanities panel quit, following business CEOs out the doorLos Angeles Times
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4 Suspects Held in Spain, as Toll Rises to 14 - New York Times

3 hours 36 min ago

New York Times

4 Suspects Held in Spain, as Toll Rises to 14
New York Times
Mourners on Friday on Las Ramblas, the site of a deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. Credit Samuel Aranda for The New York Times. BARCELONA, Spain — Largely spared the Islamic State attacks that have plagued Europe in recent years, Spaniards ...
Spain attacks: Terrorists planned to use explosivesCNN
Spanish probe points to wider network in attacks; American among deadWashington Post
Barcelona and Cambrils: 'Bigger' attacks were preparedBBC News
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Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides rises to 419 as UK pledges aid - CNN

3 hours 51 min ago

CNN

Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslides rises to 419 as UK pledges aid
CNN
Freetown, Sierra Leone (CNN) The death toll from this week's devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone has passed 400, with hundreds of people still missing, a government tourism minister told CNN. As of Thursday, 419 bodies have been recovered from ...
Hundreds of mudslide victims buried in Sierra Leone, search for hundreds missing goes onNew York Daily News
Humanitarian crisis looms as Sierra Leone deaths reach 400Yahoo News
Sierra Leone mudslides: Death toll now above 400, UN saysUSA TODAY
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Finland: Several people stabbed in Turku, police say - CNN

4 hours 19 min ago

CNN

Finland: Several people stabbed in Turku, police say
CNN
(CNN) Police in Finland have shot and arrested a suspect after several people were stabbed in the city of Turku. The suspect was shot in the leg after the stabbings, said police, who have warned the public to move away from the city center. Police said ...
Finland stabbings: Man shot and held after Turku attacksBBC News
The Latest: Finnish police look for more stabbing suspectsWashington Post
Turku, Finland Stabbing Attack Leaves Several Wounded: PoliceNBCNews.com
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The Latest: Trump says 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' must end - Washington Post

4 hours 34 min ago

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump says 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' must end
Washington Post
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times local):. 9:20 a.m.. President Donald Trump says “Radical Islamic Terrorism must be stopped by whatever ...
Trump says 'radical Islamic terrorism must be stopped by whatever means necessary' in wake of Barcelona attackBusiness Insider
Delingpole: Trump's Pershing Tweet in Response to Barcelona Was More Than Just Genius TrollingBreitbart News
Late-night hosts on Trump: 'He feels regret as often as he feels Melania's touch'The Guardian
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You Can't Price in Pure Mass Chaos: Market Recon - TheStreet.com

7 hours 14 min ago

TheStreet.com

You Can't Price in Pure Mass Chaos: Market Recon
TheStreet.com
The president needs to convince the people that he can show an increased level of personal discipline. Stephen Guilfoyle. Follow. Aug 18, 2017 7:03 AM EDT. "Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the ...

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Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as US tax cut hopes fade - Reuters

9 hours 12 min ago

Hindustan Times

Investors flee stocks for bonds, gold as US tax cut hopes fade
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set for a second day of losses on Friday after an exodus of U.S. executives from presidential business councils dealt a fresh blow to hopes of tax reform, hammering Wall Street and filtering through to Asia and Europe.
Republicans dismayed by Trump's behavior in Charlottesville aftermathWashington Examiner
Donald Trump's Crisis of LegitimacyThe New Yorker
Dow Jones plummets over fears Trump's economic adviser will quitNew York Post
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Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong. - Washington Post

9 hours 51 min ago

Washington Post

Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong.
Washington Post
A sordid tale of Gen. John J. Pershing executing Muslim insurgents in the Philippines at the turn of the century is a favorite of President Trump. “They were having terrorism problems, just like we do,” Trump told a throng of cheering supporters on the ...
What General Pershing Was Really Doing in the PhilippinesThe Atlantic
Trump's Pershing vs. ISIS analogy is stupidWashington Examiner
One Record Of General Pershing's Quite Cordial Relationship With Filipino MuslimsSlate Magazine (blog)
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Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong. - Washington Post

9 hours 51 min ago

Washington Post

Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong.
Washington Post
A sordid tale of Gen. John J. Pershing executing Muslim insurgents in the Philippines at the turn of the century is a favorite of President Trump. “They were having terrorism problems, just like we do,” Trump told a throng of cheering supporters on the ...
The Revealing Myth of Pershing and the Pigs' BloodThe Atlantic
Trump's Pershing vs. ISIS analogy is stupidWashington Examiner
One Record Of General Pershing's Quite Cordial Relationship With Filipino MuslimsSlate Magazine (blog)
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Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong. - Washington Post

9 hours 51 min ago

Washington Post

Trump said to study General Pershing. Here's what the president got wrong.
Washington Post
A sordid tale of Gen. John J. Pershing executing Muslim insurgents in the Philippines at the turn of the century is a favorite of President Trump. “They were having terrorism problems, just like we do,” Trump told a throng of cheering supporters in ...
Study Pershing, Trump Said. But the Story Doesn't Add Up.New York Times
Stephen Colbert almost praised Trump's Barcelona tweet — until the pig's blood referenceUSA TODAY
Colbert mocks Trump for tweeting pigs blood hoax after Barcelona attackThe Hill (blog)
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Dangerous Nation: America In The Age Of Trump - HuffPost

10 hours 16 min ago

The Express Tribune

Dangerous Nation: America In The Age Of Trump
HuffPost
It's easy to see how the plummeting price of oil amid a global push towards clean energy could make a once powerful oil-rich nation such as Russia panic. Although it can try to distract its populace from its economic woes by invading the Ukraine, such ...
Ex-Aussie Olympian says he's cleared to compete for RussiaWashington Post
Cyclist Perkins gets nod from Putin for Russia switchReuters
Russia's Geopolitical Goals Face BlowbackNewsmax
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Robert Mugabe's wife is caught up in a tabloid scandal in South Africa after an assault charge - Quartz

10 hours 47 min ago

South African Broadcasting Corporation

Robert Mugabe's wife is caught up in a tabloid scandal in South Africa after an assault charge
Quartz
A Mugabe will once again hijack the SADC story, although this time it's Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe. The Southern African Development Community is holding its annual summit with heads of state from the region from Aug. 18 to Aug. 20. Presidents ...
South Africa's borders on 'red alert' for Grace MugabeAljazeera.com
South Africa Puts A 'Red Alert' At Its Borders For Zimbabwe's Grace MugabeNPR
Top Africa stories: Zuma, Grace Mugabe, DRCNews24
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AP Explains: Why does a WWI general merit a Trump tweet? - Washington Post

10 hours 49 min ago

Washington Post

AP Explains: Why does a WWI general merit a Trump tweet?
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is being criticized once again for lauding the alleged tactics of Gen. John Pershing in dealing with Islamic extremists in the Philippines at the turn of the last century. Trump tweeted on Thursday that people ...
Trump tweets reference to inaccurate anecdote about Gen. PershingABC News
Trump pushes debunked 'pig's blood' myth, hours after Barcelona attackBBC News
Trump's Quick Response To Barcelona Attack Makes His Charlottesville Reactions Look Even WorseHuffPost
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US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack - ABC News

11 hours 21 min ago

US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack
ABC News
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford, left, poses with Japanese Chief of Staff, Joint Staff Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano for a photo during a meeting at Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)more +. 0 Shares.

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White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructure - The Denver Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:11

The Denver Post

White House disbands another advisory council, this one on infrastructure
The Denver Post
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on Tuesday at Trump Tower in Manhattan about his comments on the events in Charlottesville, Va., and white supremacists. By John Wagner | The Washington Post. August 17, 2017 at 9:11 pm. BRIDGEWATER ...

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