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Richard Shelby: Luther Strange 'right person' to be senator

Richard Shelby: Luther Strange 'right person' to be senator

WHNT also confirmed the announcement through the unusual for Senate campaign. That's three days before a tightly contested September 26 Republican runoff between odd and Roy Moore, the state's former chief justice. "He has my complete and total endorsement!" Brooks declined to endorse either candidate after losing in August. Moore and unusual will speak in alternating five-minute intervals.


Confederate monument rally in Richmond has police on alert

Confederate monument rally in Richmond has police on alert

In foresight of an extensive turnout of rally dissidents, Richmond Police started to closing off bits of Monument Avenue Friday morning. There are multiple street closures and a large police presence across Richmond today as hundreds of people hit the streets for rallies against supporters of the Confederate monuments in the city.


WSJ Says Trump Has Changed His Mind About Leaving the Paris Agreement

WSJ Says Trump Has Changed His Mind About Leaving the Paris Agreement

However, in response to the Journal report a White House official tells NBC News that there has been "no change" to the US' position on the Paris climate agreement, which President Trump had committed to pulling out of in June. Abandoning the accord was one of President Donald Trump's principal campaign pledges. Canada's environment minister Catherine McKenna said during the Montreal summit that the Paris climate agreement was crucial to advancing the climate action agenda.


McMaster says there is military option against N. Korea

McMaster says there is military option against N. Korea

Also on the agenda: the Iran nuclear deal, Mideast peace, and United Nations reform efforts. The increasing levels of sanctions will cut off 90 percent of North Korea's trade. Ultimately, the U.S. needs to not only deter North Korea, but also to reassure Japan and South Korea that they will neither be abandoned by their ally nor entrapped in a wider conflict precipitated by America's own independent strategic decisions.


France takes a 2-1 lead

France takes a 2-1 lead

Tsonga is set to face Lajovic in a potentially decisive reverse singles on Sunday. France and Australia took charge of their Davis Cup semi-finals in Saturday's doubles as they built 2-1 leads over Serbia and Belgium respectively. Kyrgios came from behind to beat Darcis in a thrilling five-set match on Friday, and with a Davis Cup record of seven wins in eight matches, he has the form to secure Australia a spot in the final.


Bullet train foundation stone laid with eye to Gujarat polls: Congress

Bullet train foundation stone laid with eye to Gujarat polls: Congress

The editorial concluded by adding, "The Rajdhani Express is India's current bullet train". Moreover, the newly-appointed Railway Minister Piyush Goyal - who is also the BJP treasurer - has been specifically brought in only for this project, the Sena said, adding "as part of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's "policy of transparency".