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James Murdoch rebukes Trump over Charlottesville response - Politico

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:52

Politico

James Murdoch rebukes Trump over Charlottesville response
Politico
James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox, slammed President Donald Trump on Thursday for his response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, joining an increasingly long list of business leaders who have publicly condemned the ...
Fox CEO James Murdoch criticizes Trump over response to CharlottesvilleLos Angeles Times
Fox CEO rips Trump, donates $1M to Anti-Defamation LeagueThe Hill
James Murdoch Pledges $1 Million to Anti-Defamation League as Trump ProtestNew York Times
Washington Examiner -Deadline -Fortune -The Guardian
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US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:41

Reuters

US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.Korea
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Japan will step up their defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain high, officials from the two allies said on Thursday. "For this threat of ...
Tokyo and Washington Have Another Nuclear ProblemForeign Policy (blog)
Mattis Rebuts Bannon: NK Faces 'Strong Military Consequences'Newsmax
Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North KoreaCNN
The Japan Times -The American Prospect -UPI.com
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Schwarzenegger jabs Trump: 'There are not two sides to bigotry' - Politico

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:18

Politico

Schwarzenegger jabs Trump: 'There are not two sides to bigotry'
Politico
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to send an “unequivocal message” that he would not stand for the “hate and racism” seen over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, rejecting the president's notion that blame lay ...
Schwarzenegger goes after Trump in video on Charlottesville violenceThe Hill (blog)
Arnold Schwarzenegger Schools Trump On How To Respond To NazisHuffPost
Arnold Schwarzenegger to white supremacists: “Your heroes are losers”Salon
PEOPLE.com -Jezebel -Business Insider -RollingStone.com
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:02

GLOBAL MARKETS-Investors sell stocks, dollar on fears Trump agenda is foundering
Reuters
SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on rising doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver his economic agenda. European stock markets are ...

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Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:28

Washington Post

Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea
Washington Post
The top U.S. diplomat and top defense official moved again Thursday to clarify the Trump administration's North Korea policy, making clear that it is focused on diplomatic and economic pressure, and that American military action is currently ...
Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensionsReuters
Military chief vows to defend Japan against North KoreaNew York Post
North Korea: Tillerson rejects Bannon claim that military strike is off tableThe Guardian
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Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:28

Washington Post

Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea
Washington Post
The top U.S. diplomat and top defense official moved again Thursday to clarify the Trump administration's North Korea policy, making clear that it is focused on diplomatic and economic pressure, and that American military action is currently ...
US general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attackABC News

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Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:28

Washington Post

Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea
Washington Post
The top U.S. diplomat and defense official moved again Thursday to clarify the Trump administration's North Korea policy, making clear that it is focused on diplomatic and economic pressure, and that American military action is currently contemplated ...
US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter N.KoreaReuters
Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North KoreaCNN
Tillerson pushes back on Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North KoreaThe Hill
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Secret Service looking into Missouri lawmaker's Trump post - The Boston Globe

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:22

The Boston Globe

Secret Service looking into Missouri lawmaker's Trump post
The Boston Globe
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The US Secret Service says it is ''looking into the comments'' that a Missouri legislator posted on Facebook that she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated. Democratic state Sen. Marie Chappelle-Nadal says she ...

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Top Japan, US officials reaffirm importance of extended deterrence - Nikkei Asian Review

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:46

Nikkei Asian Review

Top Japan, US officials reaffirm importance of extended deterrence
Nikkei Asian Review
WASHINGTON -- The Japanese and American foreign policy and defense chiefs discussed the bilateral alliance and responses to North Korea on Thursday at their first Security Consultative Committee meeting since Donald Trump became U.S. president.

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OkCupid kicks out white supremacist Chris Cantwell: 'There is no room for hate' - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:35

Washington Post

OkCupid kicks out white supremacist Chris Cantwell: 'There is no room for hate'
Washington Post
After a Vice documentary about last weekend's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville featured white supremacist Chris Cantwell, he was banned from Facebook. And on Thursday, he was kicked off OkCupid as well. The online dating site announced the ...
Before Getting Banned From OkCupid, White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Wrote Tips for Dating OnlineGizmodo
White supremacist Chris Cantwell kicked off dating site OkCupidFox News
OKCupid bans white nationalist who attended Charlottesville rallyBelfast Telegraph
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OkCupid kicks out white supremacist Chris Cantwell: 'There is no room for hate' - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:35

Washington Post

OkCupid kicks out white supremacist Chris Cantwell: 'There is no room for hate'
Washington Post
After a Vice documentary about last weekend's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville featured white supremacist Chris Cantwell, he was banned from Facebook. And on Thursday, he was kicked off OkCupid as well. The online dating site announced the ...
OKCupid bans white supremacist featured in Vice videoThe Hill (blog)
OKCupid bans white supremacist from dating serviceUSA TODAY
Before Getting Banned From OkCupid, White Supremacist Chris Cantwell Wrote Tips for Dating OnlineGizmodo
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Trump scraps plan for White House infrastructure council - The Hill

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:54

CNN International

Trump scraps plan for White House infrastructure council
The Hill
President Trump is abandoning plans to form a council of outside advisers on infrastructure, the White House said Thursday. The council, which had not yet been assembled, would have provided the White House with advice on how to spend billions of ...
White House hits brakes on infrastructure councilPolitico

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Trump scraps plan for White House infrastructure council - The Hill

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:54

Fortune

Trump scraps plan for White House infrastructure council
The Hill
President Trump is abandoning plans to form a council of outside advisers on infrastructure, the White House said Thursday. The council, which had not yet been assembled, would have provided the White House with advice on how to spend billions of ...
Trump's Pro-Business Image Tarnished as CEOs Abandon HimBloomberg
First Read's Morning Clips: How Big Business Broke Up With TrumpNBCNews.com
Here's how Silicon Valley is responding to the Charlottesville rally, and Trump's comments on itCNBC
Reuters -Recode -The Guardian -Vox
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Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea - CNN

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:19

CNN

Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea
CNN
Washington (CNN) The US continues to consider military options to respond to North Korea's aggressive pursuit of missile capabilities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday, swatting down claims that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ...

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Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea - CNN

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:19

CNN

Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea
CNN
Washington (CNN) The US continues to consider military options to respond to North Korea's aggressive pursuit of missile capabilities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday, swatting down claims that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon ...
Tillerson Affirms Korea Military Options After Bannon ScoffsBloomberg
Mattis, Tillerson Co-Host US-Japan Security Consultative Committee MeetingDepartment of Defense
Tillerson, Mattis say Bannon wrong on North Korea: US 'prepared militarily'Chicago Tribune
New York Daily News -Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Financial Times -The Straits Times
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Next week's striking New Yorker cover shows Trump traveling with the KKK - Washington Post

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:03

Washington Post

Next week's striking New Yorker cover shows Trump traveling with the KKK
Washington Post
THE NEW YORKER has gone after President Trump with withering satire all year, so the magazine wasn't going to pull any punches after the commander in chief's “on many sides” rhetoric in the wake of last weekend's violence in Charlottesville. “Trump and ...
Magazine covers link President Trump to KKK over CharlottesvilleUSA TODAY
Artist Jon Berkeley Explains His Stunning, KKK-Tinged Economist CoverHuffPost
New Yorker cover depicts Trump sailing with the KlanThe Hill (blog)
Yahoo News -CNNMoney -SFGate -The New Yorker
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WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:31

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
Chicago Tribune
Some of my colleagues still think the U.S. might persuade North Korea to abandon, or at least freeze, its nuclear and missile programs. I am not so sure. I suspect we might have to settle for trying to reduce tensions so that we live long enough to ...

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US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea - Reuters

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:16

Reuters

US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Japan will step up their defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain high, officials from the two allies said on Thursday. “For this threat of ...
US and Japan warn North Korea of consequences if it attacks first.Washington Post
Tillerson pushes back on Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North KoreaThe Hill
Mattis, Tillerson say North Korea could face "military consequence"CBS News
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