Trump on Charlottesville: KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacist are repugnant, bigotry has no place in America

'Those who spread violence in the name of bigotry struck at the heart of America' ...
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Palestinian Authority release Hamas-linked journalists arrested for ‘harming public security’

Their release comes following that of a Palestinian journalist Hamas was holding in Gaza, allegedly the reason for the five's ...
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Watch today’s SpaceX launch live right here at 12:30 PM

SpaceX might have some seriously grand plans for the near future of its rocket program, but until the "world's most ...
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Jewish Insider’s Daily Kickoff: August 14, 2017

Israeli officials doubt US taking their concerns on Syria seriously | Pence calls out neo-Nazis by name | Drahi looks ...
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More than 200 killed in Sierra Leone as mudslide sweeps away homes

More than 200 people were killed when a mudslide struck the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown on Monday, sweeping ...
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FBI and DHS Warned of Growing Threat From White Supremacists Months Ago

Trump doesn't want to call out white supremacists. The FBI already did.
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U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillers

U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillersBy Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Interior Department on Monday launched an overhaul to an Obama-era plan to protect sage grouse that it says aims to both preserve the species of bird while expanding opportunities for oil development in western states where they live. The move is a win for the drilling industry which had long argued that the plan developed by former President Barack Obama was too restrictive, but a setback for conservation groups concerned the Interior Department under President Donald Trump is watering down wildlife protections.


Puerto Rico hit with 2 lawsuits challenging board's power

Puerto Rico hit with 2 lawsuits challenging board's powerSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico was hit with two lawsuits Monday that for the first time challenge the constitutionality of a federal control board overseeing the island's finances and its power to start a bankruptcy-like court process for some of the U.S. territory's more than $70 billion public debt.


US wants UN mission in Lebanon to report on Hezbollah

US wants UN mission in Lebanon to report on HezbollahThe United States wants UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon to take on an expanded mission and investigate alleged violations by Hezbollah militias in the volatile area, Ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday. The UN Security Council is set to vote on renewing the UN interim force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) later this month, and Haley said she will seek “significant improvements” to its mandate.


Data firm: Flynn advisory role never materialized

Data firm: Flynn advisory role never materializedWASHINGTON (AP) — A firm connected to a data mining and analysis company that worked on President Donald Trump's campaign said Monday that former national security adviser Michael Flynn was in talks about taking an advisory role less than a week before Election Day. But the company says the position never materialized.