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After melees, Berkeley mayor asks Cal to cancel right-wing Free Speech Week

by Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross

August 29, 2017

Filed under National News

In the aftermath of a right-wing rally Sunday that ended with anarchists chasing attendees from a downtown park, Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin urged UC Berkeley on Monday to cancel conservatives’ plans for a Free Speech Week...

Trump: “All options on table” after North Korea fires missile over Japan

by Joshua Berlinger, Yoko Wakatsuki, and Will Ripley

August 29, 2017

Filed under National News

US President Donald Trump has warned Pyongyang that "all options are on the table" after North Korea fired a missile over Japan early Tuesday. Tuesday's launch was particularly provocative as it was North Korea's first bal...

Wind and rain from Harvey move towards Louisiana

by Stephen Repetski, Grasswire

August 29, 2017

Filed under National News

After producing catastrophic flooding which brought 30-plus inches of rain to parts of southeast Texas, Tropical Storm Harvey is set to bring continued rain to Louisiana as well. Fourteen people have died in Texas so far du...

Hurricane Harvey expected to hit Texas late Friday night

by Justin Gann, Grasswire

August 25, 2017

Filed under National News

Early Thursday morning, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s GOES-16 satellite showed the tropical storm Harvey intensifying and organizing off the U.S. Gulf Coast considerably over the last 24 hours. The...

‘Guru Of Bling’ rape conviction sparks deadly protests in India

by Bill Chappell, NPR

August 25, 2017

Filed under National News

Tens of thousands of angry followers of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh — who calls himself the "Guru of Bling" — forced a lockdown in cities in northern India on Friday, after a court convicted the guru of raping two of his followers....

Gary Cohn, Trump’s adviser, said to have drafted resignation letter after Charlottesville

by Maggie Haberman and Kate Kelly

August 25, 2017

Filed under National News

A prominent Jewish member of President Trump’s administration said that the White House “can and must do better” in consistently condemning hate groups. The sharp critique from Mr. Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary D. Coh...

Walmart, Google join forces in online fight against Amazon

by Scott Neuman, NPR

August 23, 2017

Filed under National News

With an eye on the future of online retailing, Walmart and Google are teaming up to go after rival Amazon in a play that also targets the growing market for voice-activated shopping. Starting next month, Walmart customers will...

Harvey Redevelops Into a Tropical Depression

by Jon Erdman, The Weather Channel

August 23, 2017

Filed under National News

Harvey has reformed into a tropical depression and is likely to strengthen into a tropical storm or hurricane before bringing a dangerous combination of rainfall and storm surge flooding to areas near the Texas and Louisiana coasts...

Phoenix police say they will investigate use of force at Trump rally

by Kaila White and Megan Cassidy

August 23, 2017

Filed under National News

As many expressed confusion and frustration about why Phoenix police used smoke canisters, pepper spray and flash bangs on largely peaceful crowds after President Donald Trump's rally, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams stoo...

University of Texas takes down four Confederate statues overnight

by Amy B. Wang, Washington Post

August 21, 2017

Filed under National News

The University of Texas removed four Confederate statues from its Austin campus early Monday morning, amid growing pressure to take down such monuments in the wake of racist violence in Charlottesville. University president...

Exclusive: Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents because of Trump’s frequent travel, large family

by Kevin Johnson, USA Today

August 21, 2017

Filed under National News

The Secret Service can no longer pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission – in large part due to the sheer size of President Trump's family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple reside...

Top Navy admiral orders fleetwide investigation following latest collission

by Anna Fifield and Dan Lamothe

August 21, 2017

Filed under National News

The Navy’s top admiral on Monday ordered a fleetwide review of seamanship and training in the Pacific after the service’s fourth major accident at sea this year, following a collision of the USS John S. McCain off Singapore...

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