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Analysis: Trump ‘military’ talk on Venezuela unnerves LatAm – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Donald Trump’s talk of a “military option” in Venezuela risks alienating Latin American nations that overcame their reluctance to work with the Republican leader and had adopted a common, confrontational approach aimed at isolating President Nicolas Maduro’s embattled government. Well before Maduro himself responded, governments in Latin America with a long memory of U.S. interventions were quick to express alarm over what sounded to them like…

Mega Millions winning ticket worth $393 million sold at Illinois barbecue – CBS News

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

A single ticket sold in Illinois matched all six numbers in Friday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing with a jackpot worth $393 million. Lottery officials said the winning ticket was purchased at Nick’s Barbecue in Palos Heights, Illinois, about 20 miles southwest of Chicago. Nick’s Barbecue in Palos Heights, Illinois. Friday’s winning numbers were 23, 33, 53, 56, 58 and the Mega Ball 6. Three other tickets matched the five white…

One of FBI’s Most Wanted fugitives captured in Virginia – ABC News

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

The FBI confirmed on Saturday morning that after a four year manhunt it has captured one of the bureau’s 10 Most Wanted criminals, who was sought in connection with a brutal 2011 murder in New Jersey. Walter Yovany Gomez, whom the FBI refers to as a New Jersey gang member, was apprehended in Woodbridge, Virginia by local law enforcement. Gomez was wanted in connection with his alleged involvement in the…

Chinese President Xi calls for restraint over North Korea – CNN

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Beijing (CNN)Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for restraint during a phone call with Donald Trump after a dramatic exchange of threats between the US President and North Korea. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘politics/2017/08/11/trump-north-korea-hopefully-work-out-bts-tsr.cnn’,width: ’100%’,height: ’100%’,section: ‘domestic’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_31′,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ’100%’,frameHeight: ’100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“height”:124,”width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170811182644-trump-new-jersey-small-169.jpg”},”xsmall”:{“height”:173,”width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170811182644-trump-new-jersey-medium-plus-169.jpg”},”small”:{“height”:259,”width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170811182644-trump-new-jersey-large-169.jpg”},”medium”:{“height”:438,”width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170811182644-trump-new-jersey-exlarge-169.jpg”},”large”:{“height”:619,”width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170811182644-trump-new-jersey-super-169.jpg”},”full16x9″:{“height”:900,”width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170811182644-trump-new-jersey-full-169.jpg”},”mini1x1″:{“height”:120,”width”:120,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//i2.cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170811182644-trump-new-jersey-small-11.jpg”}}},autoStartVideo = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist…

Ezekiel Elliott apologizes for ‘distraction and disruption,’ disagrees ‘strongly’ with NFL – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott is entering his second season with the Cowboys. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Ezekiel Elliott posted a statement Friday evening in which he apologized for causing “distraction and disruption.” The Cowboys running back also said that he disagreed “strongly” with the NFL, which announced earlier in the day that it was handing him a six-game suspension for violating its personal conduct policy. Accusing Elliott of committing “multiple instances of physical violence”…

Trump Alarms Venezuela With Talk of a ‘Military Option’ – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Venezuelan officials did not confirm the White House’s account of the phone call. They seemed shocked that Mr. Trump had mentioned their country — troubled for weeks by protests and charges of election fraud — alongside a nuclear-armed North Korea. Newsletter Sign Up Continue reading the main story Thank you for subscribing. An error has occurred. Please try again later. You are already subscribed to this email. View all New…

Torch-bearing white nationalists march ahead of alt-right rally – CNN

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

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Panel talk gets angry as subject turns to The Donald Trump – Boston Herald

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — Omarosa Manigault-Newman became a hostile witness for President Trump’s approach to the black community yesterday during questioning at raucous session at the National Association of Black Journalists convention. Manigault-Newman, director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison and one of the few high-profile blacks in the White House, joined a panel that included mothers who lost their sons to police violence. Manigault-Newman began talking about losing…

Trump Alarms Venezuela With Talk of a ‘Military Option’ – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Venezuelan officials did not confirm the White House’s account of the phone call. They seemed shocked that Mr. Trump had mentioned their country — troubled for weeks by protests and charges of election fraud — alongside a nuclear-armed North Korea. Newsletter Sign Up Continue reading the main story Thank you for subscribing. An error has occurred. Please try again later. You are already subscribed to this email. View all New…

Trump Says Military Is ‘Locked and Loaded’ and North Korea Will ‘Regret’ Threats – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

“It takes a combined message there if we’re going to get effective movement out of the regime in North Korea. I think the president’s made it clear he prefers a diplomatic solution,” Mr. Tillerson said, standing next to Mr. Trump. “What the president’s doing is trying to support our efforts by ensuring North Korea understands what the stakes are.” Video ‘No Mixed Messages’ on North Korea? Take a Closer Look…

Ezekiel Elliott apologizes for ‘distraction and disruption,’ disagrees ‘strongly’ with NFL – Washington Post

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott is entering his second season with the Cowboys. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Ezekiel Elliott posted a statement Friday evening in which he apologized for causing “distraction and disruption.” The Cowboys running back also said that he disagreed “strongly” with the NFL, which announced earlier in the day that it was handing him a six-game suspension for violating its personal conduct policy. Accusing Elliott of committing “multiple instances of physical violence”…

Driven by doubters, Conor McGregor convinced he will beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

To Conor McGregor, daring to step into the foreign land of a boxing ring to meet the legendary Floyd Mayweather Jr., is the latest example of his pursuit to do what few believe him capable of. “This is legacy. This is people doubting me, questioning my skill set — talking as if I’m a novice, talking as if I haven’t been doing this my entire life,” McGregor told the Los…

Taylor Swift no longer defendant in lawsuit against her, others – CNN

Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017

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Trump won’t ‘rule out a military option’ in Venezuela – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump said Friday that he is “not going to rule out a military option” to confront the autocratic government of Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro and the deepening crisis in the South American country. “They have many options for Venezuela — and, by the way, I’m not going to rule out a military option,” Trump told reporters at his private golf club in New Jersey on Friday evening. “…We’re…

Trump Says Military Is ‘Locked and Loaded’ and North Korea Will ‘Regret’ Threats – New York Times

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, who flew to the golf club to brief Mr. Trump after returning from Asia, said the president’s tough language was part of an overall strategy designed to bring North Korea to the negotiating table. “I think the president’s made it clear he prefers a diplomatic solution,” Mr. Tillerson said, standing next to Mr. Trump. “What the president’s doing is to support our efforts by…

Mega Millions and Powerball both worth more than $350M; here’s what you need to know – MLive.com

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

According to Allstate, you have better odds of sinking a hole-in-one on your birthday, being bitten by a dog while out for a jog and being a victim of identity theft by the time you’re 40. In fact the odds of all three of those things happening at 1 in 19.9 million. The odds of winning both Mega Millions and Powerball this weekend? 1 in 75,648,252,765,957,300. That’s more than 75…

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott suspended six games for conduct – ESPN

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

12:00 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games by the NFL for violating the personal conduct policy, the league announced Friday. The suspension comes as a result of an investigation that started more than a year ago after an ex-girlfriend accused Elliott of domestic violence in Columbus, Ohio. The Columbus City Attorney’s office announced in…

THE MEMO: Trump’s base cheers attacks on McConnell – The Hill

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

Grassroots conservatives are cheering on President Trump’s attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellEXCLUSIVE: Trump allies rally around Sen. Flake’s primary challenger GOP senators rally to McConnell’s defense amid Trump attacks Flake voices support for McConnell amid Trump attacks MORE (R-Ky.), even as Republicans inside the Beltway express anger and confusion. Trump has assailed McConnell repeatedly this week for the failure to pass legislation that would repeal and replace…

‘Fight tonight’? Explaining Trump’s retweet that says US bombers are ready to strike North Korea. – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

U.S. tensions with North Korea took another turn Friday morning when President Trump opted to again highlight the threat the U.S. military could pose to Pyongyang, tweeting that “military solutions are now fully in place” and “locked and loaded” should North Korea “act unwisely.” But his next act on Twitter suggests that despite the bellicose rhetoric, the Pentagon is not on the brink of war. Trump retweeted a message from…

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott suspended six games for conduct – ESPN

Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017

12:00 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games by the NFL for violating the personal conduct policy, the league announced Friday. The suspension comes as a result of an investigation that started more than a year ago after an ex-girlfriend accused Elliott of domestic violence in Columbus, Ohio. The Columbus City Attorney’s office announced in…

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