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by | August 20, 2017 | 07:30

Cyber Command from its previous status as a sub-unified command under U.S. Strategic Command reflects the growing centrality of cyberspace to U.S. national security. "He will announce recommendations on this matter at a later date", the White House statement says. President Obama had also considered elevating Cyber Command and splitting it from the NSA.

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:27

Strategic Command, which is also responsible for military space operations, nuclear weapons and missile defense. President Donald Trump ordered the USA military on Friday to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive operations.

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:27

The Kennedy Center says that it respects Trump's decision, and that the ceremony will go on as scheduled in December. The White House announced early Saturday that Trump and the First Lady would be skipping the honors to avoid "political distraction".

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:25

Steve Bannon, who was officially dismissed on Friday from his post as the White House's chief strategist, has said he wants to replace USA troops in Afghanistan with private contractors. U.S. soldiers keep watch near the wreckage of their vehicle at the site of a Taliban bombing attack in Kandahar on August 2, 2017. Recently fired White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon pushed for a plan outlined Academi, a private security firm once branded as Blackwater, to rely on mercenaries in ...

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:13

Information about the visit was diclosed on social media bythe special assitance to President Buhari, Femi Adesina . Yusuf described Buhari as a man of integrity, adding that he followed the rule of law before travelling by transmitting power to the Vice President, Prof.

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:13

Saturday night. The death toll in the the northern state of Uttar Pradesh was expected to rise, officials said. Reports said the derailment is likely to affect train movements on the route. UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath directed all officials to ensure proper treatment of the injured passengers. He also deputed two ministers - Satish Mahana and Suresh Rana - to rush to the accident site to oversee the rescue and relief operations.

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:08

On Thursday, tourists packed into the halls of the Capitol on a hot August afternoon to see the monuments. We checked with Austin's mayor to see if he is pushing for any confederate markers on city property to be taken down. Earlier this week, Democratic Rep. "I think Speaker Straus could read the Confederate plaque outside my office in under a minute and then, after a 10 minute conversation with our Texas State Historian and another 5 minutes of reading the State of Texas' secession ...

by | August 20, 2017 | 07:09

The order calls for a $1 trillion revitalization package, though no legislation now exists for this upgrade. The Obama administration required all federal agencies apply the standard to public infrastructure projects from housing to highways.

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:21

Trump blamed both sides for the violence. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton was the first government official to be censured for mishandling loans. Jerrold Nadler of New York, Bonnie Watson Coleman of New Jersey and Pramila Jayapal of Washington on August 16, according to Nadler's website. "President Donald Trump has provided tacit encouragement and little to no denunciation of white supremacist groups and individuals who promote their bigoted, nationalist ideology and policies", ...

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:20

He urged India, China, and Bhutan to resolve the issue peacefully. Entitled " 7 Sins of India ", the 3 minute 20 second clip appears meant to attack India's actions in an ongoing border dispute between the two neighboring countries. It shows a Chinese actor in a turban and faux beard speaking in a odd accent, apparently mocking Indians . There was a marked deterioration in relations after India signed a nuclear cooperation agreement with the United States in 2005 and ties deepened ...

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:19

The fifth chief justice of the Supreme Court , Taney is primarily remembered for writing the majority opinion in the Dred Scott case , which ruled that black people-regardless of whether or not they were slaves-could not be considered citizens of the United States.

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:16

They shopped for trinkets there. On the street, a Fiat van was plowing past cafes and boutiques, straight into the crowd. The 14 people killed and dozens wounded in two separate attacks were from 34 different countries, including France, Germany, China, Australia and Peru, Spanish emergency services announced Friday.

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:16

Authorities in northern Florida say two police officers have been shot in Jacksonsville. Two suspects were in custody and police officers were searching for one more early Saturday morning. Two Kissimmee (FL) police officers were shot and killed Friday night. The shooting happened in the area of Palmway Street and Cypress Street, one block from the intersection of US Highway 192 and N Main Street.

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:14

Engels said it occurred on Sunday evening as she waited with two friends in a luxury Johannesburg hotel suite to meet one of Mugabe's adult sons - is a diplomatic nightmare for South Africa. The Engels family has enlisted the legal help of Gerrie Nel, the former state prosecutor who secured a murder conviction against track star Oscar Pistorius .

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:16

She told us the comment was "inappropriate" and that she regretted posting it, but said she will not apologize and refuses to resign . Parson says his office will be seek a legal opinion from Missouri's attorney general that Article 3, Section 18 apply in this case.

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:06

The death toll is expected to rise after mudslides and floodwaters in and around the capital this week killed hundreds of people, many of whom were trapped as they slept. Spokesman on Foreign Affairs, Morais Guy said, "It is with deep sadness that we learn of these developments and offer our support to those affected".

by | August 19, 2017 | 08:01

It's the first total solar eclipse visible in the U.S. but no other country since the founding of our nation in 1776. And as someone who ended up with too much zombie pepper spray and non-perishables than I knew what to do with, I'm hesitant to believe that three minutes of darkness could create any real issues for us.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:11

Last year, Wong was barred and hustled out of Thailand, reportedly after the Chinese government "requested" that Bangkok ban the political activist. Anyone sentenced to at least three months in prison can't stand for public office for five years.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:14

Shares of Alibaba have surged more than 90% this year, and the company is now worth about $420 billion. Ping An Insurance has proposed an interim dividend of 0.5 yuan per share for the six months ended June 30, 150 per cent higher that the same period past year.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:13

The Jammu and Kashmir director general of police, SPVaid, confirmed the death on Twitter, and congratulated his men. He claimed that one AK 47 rifle, 03 magazines and 54 rounds were seized from the killed militant. The commanders are Bashir Lashkari, Junaid Mattu, Abu Dujana, Hizbul Mujahideen operational Chief, Yaseen Itoo and now Ayoub Lelhari. Meanwhile, CRPF jawan Reyaz Ahmad, who was injured in a grenade attack by militants in Budgam district on Monday, succumbed in a Srinagar ...

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:39

Raila Odinga, the leader of Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA ), chose to challenge the election outcome in the Kenyan Supreme Court in the wake of a crackdown on human rights organizations, which oversaw the vote. The Opposition chief said the decision was taken after wider consultations and oppression of civil societies. He also ordered that no action be taken against the groups for 90 days.

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:38

The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize victor tweeted a screenshot of the confirmation that she will study Philosophy, Politics and Economics, or PPE. The 19-year-old tweeted Thursday: "So excited to go to Oxford!" Ms Yousafzai also congratulated other students receiving their results, tweeting "Best wishes for life ahead!" In 2012, a Taliban gunman shot her in the head for her support of education for girls in her native Pakistan .

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:37

But if things don't go as expected, you're being urged not to panic. There are still 280 courses available through clearing at Sheffield Hallam University with experts predicting students entering clearing will have unprecedented choice. Many, such as Kent, will offer campus tours after results day. It's your future and you have worked hard for two years, so it's up to you to be involved and make sure all that pays off.

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:34

When you see a Tweet you love, tap the heart - it lets the person who wrote it know you shared the love. The most liked tweet was posted alongside a photo of Mr Obama visiting a day care facility in Maryland back in 2011. US President Donald Trump's Twitter response to the tragic events in Charlottesville has garnered only 190,000 likes. Two other tweets by Obama are in the top five most-liked: one in which he calls John McCain "an American hero" and one just hours after his ...

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:34

Aid organisations have warned that the rainy season is not yet over and that more flooding could arrive at any moment in the west African coastal city of around one million people. "Let his soul rest in peace", she said through tears. Lots of homes were hidden as a lot of people went to sleep when a mountainside broke down in the city of Regent on Monday morning, in one of Africa's most unsafe landslides in several years.

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:34

Ms Freeland said Canada wants to make the agreement more progressive, by addressing labour, environment, gender and indigenous rights, among other items. "The agreement should have effective provisions to guard against currency manipulation", Lighthizer added. The test will be whether negotiators can prove that a new NAFTA agreement can alter that course.

by | August 17, 2017 | 14:35

The meeting discussed incidents and issues to ensure "strengthening of existing mechanisms for maintaining peace and tranquility", as per IANS . After being stopped, the Chinese side began pelting stones, to which the Indian side responded in the same fashion.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:59

USA gold futures for December delivery rose 0.2 per cent to $1,281.90 per ounce on Thursday. Silver initially fell nearly 20¢ (-1%), as usual playing its role as the more volatile of the precious metals. According to the Labor Department on Friday, inflation was largely stagnant in July . At 3:25pm BST, spot gold was selling at $1,286.73 an ounce, up 0.74% or $9.43, holding firm near two-month highs for the physical market in both London and Dubai.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:58

The park in which the statue sits used to be named for the Confederate general, but was recently renamed Emancipation Park. Lexington, Kentucky, is among these cities. According to the Herald-Leader, the Urban County Arts Review Board advocated back in November 2015 for the statues to be removed. However, it wasn't clear at the time whether the relocation of the statues would result in a loss of state and federal historic tax credits.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:58

The grizzly hunt will end on November 30 of this year when the ban takes effect. When trophy hunters come to B.C., many of them from the United States, they do not eat the grizzly bear meat; they only want a head, claws, and hide to display at home.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:58

While unicorns remain frustratingly elusive, the magical white moose makes an appearance in Sweden . "I was lucky to be on my own, and we were alone for about 20 minutes", Hans Nilsson told dpa about his encounter with the bull moose. He saw the moose on the banks of a stream in Värmland, Sweden. The video, shown on a number of media outlets including BBC and MSN, has been shared thousands of times on social media, The Local reported.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:58

The KKK, I'm not a fan". Tougher condemnations began Sunday night with Vice President Mike Pence, traveling in South America, declaring that "these unsafe fringe groups have no place in American public life". He talked about recent controversies surrounding Pres. Trump, and what it's like to work in The White House. There was a lot of infighting. To get a tip of what Scaramucci thinks, you may want to take a look at his tweets .

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:56

The prime minister, who has expressed the desire to see Japan's pacifist constitution amended, last visited the shrine in December 2013. The premier is expected to refrain from visiting the controversial shrine himself, though dozens of legislators offered prayers there.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:47

He's praying with faith leaders and Venezuelan families before departing to Buenos Aires, Argentina later Monday. He argued that a secure Latin America is crucial to the security of the United States, and that a more prosperous Latin America will lead to a more prosperous U.S.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:46

World Cup stadiums must, among other things, seat at least 40,000 people and meet the minimum field size standards of world soccer governing body, FIFA. Morocco's decision to bid for the 2026 World Cup soccer finals will see the North African country hoping to make it fifth time lucky after some near misses in the past.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:55

Two Virginia State Police officers who were assisting in the response to the violence surrounding a planned white nationalist rally in Charlottesville died Saturday afternoon after their helicopter crashed seven miles southwest of the city.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:56

Last week, Trump issued stern warnings about the USA response to North Korea , saying the United States will respond with "fire, fury and frankly power" to such threats. The Washington Post reported this week that the US Defense Intelligence Agency has concluded that North Korea has developed a miniaturized nuclear warhead that could be put atop an ICBM.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:48

According to the Bermuda Weather Services noon update, the storm is expected to pass 284 nautical miles to the islands northwest at around 11pm tomorrow. It still looks to be a storm for the fish... staying over the ocean as it tracks about 400miles southeast of southern New England mid-week. This uncertainty is typical for this far out in time, particularly when a tropical cyclone has yet to develop.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:46

White nationalists had assembled in Charlottesville to vent their frustration against the city's plans to take down a statue of Confederal Gen. Robert E. Sessions said that terrorism investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation are working on the case with civil rights specialists and attorneys at the Department of Justice.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:43

The U.S. aluminum foil production industry accounts for $6.8 billion in economic activity annually, according to a statement from the Aluminum Association, a trade group. We've got you covered. But a veteran trader based at the port of Rizhao who deals in coking coal and anthracite and a Beijing-based iron ore trader with a company that handles North Korean iron ore said the government stopped issuing permits to bring in iron ore several weeks ago.