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Ivanka asked, 'Daddy, can I come with you?'

Ivanka asked, 'Daddy, can I come with you?' A recent Vanity Fair profile of the president's daughter reported that in order to save face, "Ivanka later tried to distance herself from her own efforts on climate change", centering her energies on less consequential efforts. Stephen Colbert's not down with " Daddy " Trump. (The Republicans wanted 18, to punt the issue beyond next year's midterm elections.) While Republican leaders stood "... [Full Article...]

Explosive used by IS found in France apartment

Explosive used by IS found in France apartment Gas bottles and other components were found in the suburb of Villejulf, which could be used to make TATP explosives. Two people were arrested by French police on Wednesday after officers discovered materials which could be used to make explosives in an apartment in Villejuif, a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris . [Full Article...]

Second round of NAFTA negotiations concludes in Mexico

Second round of NAFTA negotiations concludes in Mexico At the start of the first round of talks on August 16, Lighthizer said he wanted to increase North American content for autos with a USA -specific component. An initial draft of the trilateral statement seen by Reuters said the three nations were "fully committed to the negotiation of a new NAFTA" and would "join forces in facing the challenges of worldwide competition". [Full Article...]

Trump Jr. Meeting With Senate Panel Investigating Russian Meddling

Trump Jr. Meeting With Senate Panel Investigating Russian Meddling Eastern time , according to CNN . The Senate Intelligence Committee and its House counterpart are both conducting inquiries into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, while special counsel Robert Mueller is overseeing the FBI's probe. [Full Article...]

DeVos expected to share plans on Title IX enforcement

DeVos expected to share plans on Title IX enforcement Before DeVos's speech, she said any rollback of the 2011 guidelines would be a slap in the face to sexual assault survivors, discouraging them from reporting assault. DeVos makes clear that "acts of sexual misconduct are reprehensible, disgusting, and unacceptable". In July, Candice Jackson, the head of the department's civil right's office, came under fire for saying investigation processes... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis gets spirited, musical welcome to Colombia

Pope Francis gets spirited, musical welcome to Colombia Francis called ahead of his trip for a "stable and lasting peace" in Colombia. Pope Francis is urging young Colombians to take the lead in promoting forgiveness to help their country heal from a half-century of armed rebellion, saying youngsters more than adults are able to "leave behind what has hurt us and look to the future without the burden of hatred". [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also came in a huge box!

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 also came in a huge box! Granted, it took some time for the problem to emerge previous year, but we're hopeful that the Note 8 will survive for the long haul and reestablish Samsung's stylus-centric, super-sized smartphone line. So, it seems that most preorder customers will likely get the handset before September 15. The device launched into the mid-range smartphone segment, with the usual metal-unibody design in... [Full Article...]

Virginia Students Out-Perform on ACT College-Readiness Test

Virginia Students Out-Perform on ACT College-Readiness Test ACT gauges readiness by whether students hit benchmark scores in the four subject areas. An estimated 29 percent of 2017 Virginia graduates - including private and home-schooled students - took the ACT. Maria Markham. It is important to note that performance on the ACT exam is not the only predictor of educational success. That compares with 54% for test takers who didn't mark that they had these ... [Full Article...]

A foreign entity has breached the USA power grid

A foreign entity has breached the USA power grid In December 2016, during the freezing northern winter in Ukraine, the national power grid crashed after a cyber attack by suspected Kremlin-backed hackers. "The emails contained very specific content related to the energy sector, as well as some related to general business concerns". According to the security firm, the hackers are using a variety of methods to gain access to energy plant n... [Full Article...]

Born Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter leaving the magazine

Born Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter leaving the magazine No replacement for Carter has been named just yet, but Janice Min of The Hollywood Reporter and Adam Moss of NY were both mentioned by the Times as possible replacements. Trump redeemed a check for 13 cents . Starting as editor-in-chief in 1992, Carter headed the magazine through some of its most renowned stories, including the unmasking of "Deep Throat", The Washington Post's ano... [Full Article...]

NASA captures images of high intensity solar flares

NASA captures images of high intensity solar flares It's hard to understand how much larger the sun is than the Earth. These radiation flares, which can disrupt communications satellites, Global Positioning System and power grids by reaching the upper earth atmosphere, were detected and captured by the US Space Agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Trying to Launch Air Force's Secret Spaceplane as Hurricane Irma Approaches

SpaceX Trying to Launch Air Force's Secret Spaceplane as Hurricane Irma Approaches Last time the X-37B flew, it stayed in orbit for 718 days before landing at Kennedy Space Center in May . In yet another milestone in its efforts to reuse the spaceplane, the Elon Musk company SpaceX today launched Falcon 9 rocket for the U.S. [Full Article...]

Amazon Plans To Open Second Headquarters With 50000 Jobs

Amazon Plans To Open Second Headquarters With 50000 Jobs First of all, it's a little bit unusual that Amazon is building a second headquarters in the United States. With plans to make the new complex a complete headquarters, Amazon said employees that now work at the Seattle facility will have opportunities to stay or transfer. [Full Article...]

Vivo V7+ will be launched today in India

Vivo V7+ will be launched today in India Running on the latest Android Nougat 7.1.2 mixed with Vivo's fun touch technology, the latest phone also has long power-backup based on a 3225 mAh battery . Also, according to a recent report published on Firstpost.com , it seems that both Vivo V7 and V7+ are expected to be featuring 5 inch and 5.7 inch display screens . [Full Article...]

Kate Middleton too unwell to take Prince George to school

Kate Middleton too unwell to take Prince George to school Kensington Palace on Monday announced that William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were expecting their third child . It's a very big day for little Prince George . In an effort to keep Prince George's life as normal as possible, it's also been claimed Kate has said either her or Prince William will do the school run every day. [Full Article...]

Avoid areas near construction cranes, Miami officials warn ahead of Irma

In Miami Beach, city officials are providing up to 10 sand bags per family to residents of the city at 451 Dade Boulevard. "We don't want any heroes", he said. Closures of criminal and civil courts on Thursday and Friday are forcing dozens of proceedings to be rescheduled, including a major racketeering trial. [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 appears to have game affecting microtransactions

Destiny 2 appears to have game affecting microtransactions The armor-recoloring items would give a new splash of color to your entire outfit in the first game, but it benefitted greatly in that the shaders stayed in your inventory upon unlocking them. There is no quick and easy way to obtain the sparrow in Destiny 2 . This is a real shame, but I suppose it's the way Bungie intended for us to play Destiny 2 . [Full Article...]

Turkey to begin first foreign aid deliveries to Rohingya Muslims

Turkey to begin first foreign aid deliveries to Rohingya Muslims Those flocking into Bangladesh have brought with them harrowing testimony of murder, rape and widespread arson at the hands of Myanmar's army. "Many of them are arriving in very bad condition". Finally, Aung San Suu Kyi Breaks Silence On The Brutal Treatment Of Myanmar's Rohingya. During those meetings, Retno urged the Myanmar government to prioritize de-escalation efforts in the northwestern ... [Full Article...]

Jaguar looks to 2040 and beyond with Future-Type Concept

Jaguar looks to 2040 and beyond with Future-Type Concept Ian Callum, Jaguar Design Director, told ITV News Central this move is vital for the future of the company. For the past, there is the classic 1968 roadster, the E-type - but this is is the E-type Zero, which has been retrofitted with an electric powertrain and a modern dashboard with all of the instruments that a hybrid requires. [Full Article...]

Congressional Democrats back Harvey aid with three-month debt limit increase

Congressional Democrats back Harvey aid with three-month debt limit increase It left little for Trump to like, as it included no wall-specific money. That's good for everyone, since these were all must-pass measures, and Congress's failure to act on any of the three this month would have been disastrous. Because of the skill and experience of Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi , what was ridiculous yesterday will be the law of the land. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., and Gutier... [Full Article...]


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