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Defense Secretary Mattis: 'We'll take out' North Korean missiles to Guam

Defense Secretary Mattis: 'We'll take out' North Korean missiles to Guam

The US has about 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea . But still, even if a missile launch happens, a declaration of war rests exclusively on President Trump's shoulders, Mattis said . Mattis looked to be opting for a more diplomatic route during the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) event in California, saying that he wanted to "stay right here now" in the "American effort [that] is diplomatically led". Read More

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Pence, Santos strike deal allowing Colombian avocados into USA market

Pence, Santos strike deal allowing Colombian avocados into USA market

During a news conference, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos said he told Mr Pence the United States must not even consider military action in response to Venezuela's crisis, adding that the two countries were important allies. "I'm probably not allowed to say this but I do have a nickname for the vice president ... it's 46". Pence was in Colombia Sunday and Monday, and will travel to other South American countries, including Argentina and Chile'. Read More

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Trump to speed up public-works permits

Trump to speed up public-works permits

Although a copy of the EO had not yet been posted to the White House's official website by the time the president emerged in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan to discuss it with reporters, he confirmed earlier reports from a White House source that the EO's streamlined regulatory process calls for "one federal decision" in determining whether an infrastructure project goes forward. Read More

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Suspect Arrested After Foiled Car Bombing Plot In Downtown OKC

Suspect Arrested After Foiled Car Bombing Plot In Downtown OKC

He then drove from El Reno to BancFirst in Oklahoma City, and dialed a number on a cell phone he thought would detonate the explosive. He's been charged with attempted destruction of a building in interstate commerce. "Something needs to be done", Varnell said, but killing a lot of people was not a good idea, according to the complaint. Days earlier, he recorded a message to be posted online after the attack, telling an undercover informant that it was important to have a statement ready to ... Read More

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Great Lakes Dragaway Shooting Kills 3 In Kenosha Country, Shooter Not Apprehended

Great Lakes Dragaway Shooting Kills 3 In Kenosha Country, Shooter Not Apprehended

The victims were from Aurora, Illinois, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said. "Two people died at the scene , and a third died en route to the hospital", reports Fox 6 News. Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth confirmed the shootings to Today's TMJ4 in Wisconsin. The suspect was believed to be a black man in his mid-20's wearing either a black hoodie or white t-shirt, with hair shaved on the sides of his head and grown out at the top. Read More

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Death toll in Nepal floods and landslides reaches 94

Death toll in Nepal floods and landslides reaches 94

Home Minister Janardan Sharma on Sunday visited the flood affected areas to review the situation. Flood and landslide triggered y Monsoon rain has left at least 49 people killed, media reports said on Sunday. Other roads remain blocked by the landslides, slowing down the rescue efforts. Nepal's National News Agency reported Sunday that 600 tourists, including 400 foreigners, are trapped in the town of Sauraha in southwestern Nepal. Read More

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Trump Intensifies Feud With Senate Republican Leader McConnell

Trump Intensifies Feud With Senate Republican Leader McConnell

President Trump claimed, on multiple occasions throughout the health care debate, that the White House would deliver an Obamacare replacement proposal that could ostensibly serve as a legislative template for Congress . " SenateMajLdr must have needed another 4 years - in addition to the 7 years - to repeal and replace Obamacare". He included a link to a Fox Business story about McConnell's comments. Read More

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The Guy Who Wrote the 'Google Memo' Just Might Sue

The Guy Who Wrote the 'Google Memo' Just Might Sue

Gould also said that there have been decisions in California and in a handful of other states that said that when employees pursue subject matter that is "in the interest of public policy, they are protected by common law", he said, such as an employee who speaks out for believing an employer's health and safety is not meeting government regulations. Read More

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Shankersinh Vaghela mum on choice in RS poll in Gujarat

The Congress claimed that voting procedure has been violated under Rule 39 of The Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 by these two legislators hence their votes should be cancelled. Congress accused the incumbent Gujarat government of trying to lure 22 Congress lawmakers by offering Rs 15 crores to each MLA and asking them to cross vote during the polls. Read More

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Military Can Destroy Drones Over US Bases: Pentagon

Military Can Destroy Drones Over US Bases: Pentagon

The Pentagon has authorized secret rules of engagement for dealing with private and commercial drones found flying over or around any of 133 domestic military bases. Davis said the Defense Department worked with the FAA and other federal agencies to develop its new policy. Wired reported that at the conference, officials showed footage of low-priced drones firing semi-automatic weapons, said that Syrian rebel groups were buying up drones for use in combat, and flashed images showing ... Read More

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