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Rams Trade For WR Sammy Watkins


In three seasons with the Eagles Matthews compiled 225 catches for 2,673 yards and 19 touchdowns. Darby started 29 games in his first two seasons in Buffalo. 2 cornerback job, alongside Trumaine Johnson. So you have that look. If Goff is going to live up to his first overall status, he needed to begin showing it this year anyway. Read More »

Haley decries leaks after Trump tweets Fox story


Appearing on Fox and Friends on Tuesday morning, Haley called the report "incredibly dangerous" and said it was based on classified information. After Trump shared the Fox News report, about North Korean military activity discovered by US spy satellites, many pointed out the incoherence between his retweet and his criticism of leaks. Read More »

Abbott's electorate support same-sex marriage


The ballot itself would not change the law, but a "yes" result could clear a path towards amending Australia's Marriage Act. WHATEVER your thoughts are about the postal same-sex marriage plebiscite, I'd urge everyone eligible to cast a vote not boycott it. Read More »

Stocks, dollar extend slide as US, North Korea tensions intensify


Is that a reason to be? Canada's main stock index hit its lowest close in a month on Thursday as oil prices fell and investors sought refuge in safe-haven assets amid rising tensions between the United States and North Korea . continue to talk of raising interest rates or scaling back stimulus programmes. Jobless claims increased to 244,000 in the latest week, although continuing claims declined. Read More »

How War With North Korea Would Impact the Global Commodity Trade


The President said America would "of course" always consider negotiations with North Korea , but added that talks had failed for the last 25 years. On Thursday Mr Trump suggested that his own statements on North Korea had not been tough enough , warning the regime to be " very, very nervous ". Read More »

Wife of deposed Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to run for Parliament


Police had to tow her auto and then lift it with a crane to drive miles back to her home. This tradition of sending premier home should be stopped now. The Parliament seat fell vacant after the Supreme Court disqualified Mr Nawaz in the Panama case in July. A police auto escorting the caravan of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif crushed to death a nine year old boy near Lala Musa. Read More »

Russian Federation says worldwide sanctions on Venezuela "not constructive" (ROSN)


All this served as the backdrop for the reconvening of the National Constituent Assembly on Wednesday, Aug 9, where the topic of discussion was one of paramount importance: the struggle to diversify, strengthen, and address the character of Venezuela's economy in the face of the economic war waged by the national and worldwide forces of austerity, neoliberalism and counter-revolution. Read More »

No plans to fire Mueller: Donald Trump


A Manafort spokesman confirmed the search Wednesday. Manafort, whose lawyer had been Reginald Brown of the law firm WilmerHale, announced separately Thursday that he was returning to previous representation, the Miller & Chevalier law firm, a spokesman for Manafort said in a statement . Read More »

Losing an election not easy; Mahama to Kenyans


Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga , with 44.7%. The nation's top elections official, Wafula Chebukati, said the vote was carried out in a "free, fair and credible manner". Yet it's not clear that Odinga will readily accept the outcome, which he has vehemently protested since preliminary results for Tuesday's election began portending a Kenyatta victory. Read More »

Hamid Ansari's parting message draws angry response from BJP


It is a political propaganda. His predecessor Hamid Ansari and the first vice president S Radhakrishnan had held the post for two consecutive terms. Kailash Vijayvargiya claimed Ansari was looking for political shelter while party spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said he was playing politics by commenting on sensitive issues. Read More »

On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs

So if anything, maybe that statement wasn't tough enough". North Korea shot back by threatening to fire medium-range ballistic missiles at Guam, which is home to strategically important U.S. The plans called for the missiles to land in the sea only 18-25 miles from Guam. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration is working with its allies on a diplomatic solution to escalating tensions with North Korea . Read More »

Wayde van Niekerk grabs 400m gold medal and retains title


He had to run a solo time-trial at 6.40pm on Wednesday to advance to the semi-finals at 8.55pm, where he was an additional competitor and qualified for the final. "I am feeling good to run tonight". "But this was the race that mattered to me, the individual race". "I thought I could go through in first or second but I'm alright", said Blake . Read More »

Giant inflatable chicken effigy of President Trump erected outside White House


A parody account of former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , meanwhile, snarked, "The #TrumpChicken is actually an advertisement for the President's new fried chicken restaurant". While Priebus, a former Republican National Committee chair who struggled to gain his footing in the White House, was more partisan, Kelly has assumed a role more geared to running operations smoothly and being a "neutral mediator". Read More »

Clear Skies, Warm Temperatures Continue Thursday


Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely mainly before 1 p.m. More rain is on the way for the weekend . Saturday: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. AccuWeather says that a batch of thunderstorms over the central Atlantic could develop and approach the East Coast next week. Wednesday's forecast calls for scattered rain and thunderstorms with temperatures peaking in the upper 70s. Read More »

US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims


U.S. agencies had already reported this temperature record and so did other agencies from other countries, but the study published Thursday got deeper on this and other alarming details. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ), a leading environmental agency which is part of the United States federal government, found that global temperatures were warmer last year than in 137 years of recordkeeping for a third consecutive year - surpassing the previosu record of 2015. Read More »

Ex-PM Barak slams Netanyahu's 'whining' at solidarity rally


He's repeatedly described them as part of a witch hunt waged by his political opponents, and says he did nothing wrong. Netanyahu also expressed support for his wife Sara, who was recently indicted on four different counts. If Harow gives evidence against his former boss, it would increase the chances of Netanyahu facing charges. MR YOAZ HENDEL, chairman of the Institute for Zionist Strategies, a right-leaning research group, and a former spokesman for Mr Netanyahu. Read More »

Health care is one of the nation's biggest problems: Polls


Justice said he spoke with Sen. New leadership is needed in the West Virginia Democratic Party , two former Democratic candidates for governor said on Tuesday. As part of his platform to make America safer, Trump has served notice on the MS-13 gang that he plans to eradicate them and their stranglehold of terror in many major cities. Read More »

Donald Trump Fires Back at Mitch McConnell for 'Excessive Expectations' Comment

Presidents have certainly butted heads with their own parties in the past , but this is debatably the most petty and weird behavior we've seen from the White House in the modern era. "It's not like we made this up overnight". But the beginnings of the broader argument against the GOP are all right there, in 140 characters at a time. Read More »

Immigration Anxieties, Then and Now


In many respects, it has lived up to the famous words on the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor which state: "Give me your exhausted, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."׮ Unfortunately, President Trump's proposed legislation does not continue the spirit of the famous poem as the welcome would only go to those better educated, economically self-sufficient and already English speakers. Read More »

Almost 60000 evacuated after China quake kills 19


The Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth under the Chinese Academy of Sciences drew the conclusion from satellite imagery collected after the magnitude 6.5 quake struck Tuesday night, the official Xinhua News Agency and state broadcaster CCTV said Thursday. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz set to head PML-N

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says the nation will remember measures taken by PML-N for development and prosperity of the country . Mr Sharif, 67, resigned during his third stint as prime minister after the supreme court ruled on July 28 that he should be disqualified . Read More »