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Majority in poll: Trump rhetoric could 'accidentally' involve United States in global conflict

Majority in poll: Trump rhetoric could 'accidentally' involve United States in global conflict

The president quickly pivoted away from a message of inclusivity to instead pick apart the media coverage of his responses to the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville and to insist he is not personally racist . A Muslim extremist drives into a crowd in Barcelona and Trump wants to not only execute them in this life, but deny their souls for eternity. While the vast majority of local Democratic politicians (including U.S.


Veterans hopeful about new fast-track appeals law

Veterans hopeful about new fast-track appeals law

The Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act is created to "streamline the lengthy process that veterans undergo when appealing their claims for disability benefits" with the Department of Veterans Affairs . According to the White House , more than 470,000 veterans now are awaiting appeals decisions on their disability ratings as they seek improved benefits .


'Civilians killed' in Somali military operation

'Civilians killed' in Somali military operation

The country's Ministry of Information issued a statement on the raid, saying that there had been no civilian casualties. Somalian officials are denying that civilians were killed in an operation Friday against al-Shabab fighters, a mission that involved USA troops who were accompanying local forces in a supporting role.


China, South Korea vow to improve ties amid missile shield row

China, South Korea vow to improve ties amid missile shield row

In a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping, Korean President Moon Jae-in called for co-prosperity of the two countries and said he looked forward to further develop their relations into a "substantive strategic cooperative partnership that contributes to peace and development on the Korean Peninsula, Northeast Asia and the world".


Harvey: 17 People Rescued By Coast Guard In Southern Texas

Harvey: 17 People Rescued By Coast Guard In Southern Texas

The mayday calls were sent out by crew members aboard the tugboats Belle Chase, Sandy Point and Sabine Pass. - Four people were rescued aboard the vessel Signet Enterprise that was taking on water and airlifted to safety. Harvey was the most powerful storm to hit the U.S.in over a decade, and the most powerful storm to hit Texas since 1961. "This case included 2 Coast Guard MH-65 helicopters collaborating in a great effort to save multiple lives".