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Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral
Military parade ordered by Trump postponed after costs spiral

A military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defense official said Thursday, following reports the cost had soared to over $90 million. The announcement was seen as a setback for the president, who had ordered the show of air power after being impressed by France's Bastille Day parade last year. "The Department of Defense and White House have been planning a parade to honor America's military veterans and commemorate the centennial of World War I," Pentagon spokesman Colonel Rob Manning said in a statement.

California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight
California high court rules for immigrant kids in visa fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for some immigrant children who are abused or abandoned by a parent to seek a U.S. visa to avoid deportation in a ruling that advocates said would help thousands of children.

AP FACT CHECK: Ohio voters in special election not over 116
AP FACT CHECK: Ohio voters in special election not over 116

With Ohio's special congressional election still too close to call, questions have been raised about the veracity of voter rolls in the swing state.

Xiamen Air passenger jet overshoots runway in Manila, no casualties
Xiamen Air passenger jet overshoots runway in Manila, no casualties

A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in the Philippines capital of Manila shortly before midnight (1555 GMT) on Thursday, but there were no casualties. The Boeing 737-800, landing after a flight from Xiamen "went off the runway during a heavy downpour", said Connie Bungag, the officer in charge of Manila International Airport Authority's (MIAA) public affairs office, said. "We are still determining how it happened." Xiamen Air is a subsidiary of China Southern Airlines.

Jury deliberates in ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort
Jury deliberates in ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort's trial

The six men and six women received final instructions from U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis before retreating to a room in the federal courthouse in Alexandria, outside Washington, to weigh the 18 criminal counts brought against Manafort, 69, by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The case is the first to go to trial stemming from Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, although the charges largely predate Manafort's five months working on Trump's campaign, including three as chairman. Trump has called Mueller's investigation a witch hunt and has complained about Manafort's treatment.

Japan Had Plans to Build Battleships with 20-Inch Guns. This Is Why It Never Happened.
Japan Had Plans to Build Battleships with 20-Inch Guns. This Is Why It Never Happened.

Had the war not come, Japan would have bankrupted itself spending on these massive ships.

Bayer starts Monsanto integration as stock suffers
Bayer starts Monsanto integration as stock suffers

German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer said Thursday that it would begin integrating seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto after a mega-merger, but its stock price was battered by the US firm's legal woes. Two months after the $63 billion deal -- the biggest ever foreign takeover by a German company -- Bayer completed the sale of a final tranche of crop science businesses worth 5.9 billion euros ($6.7 billion) to rival BASF under concessions imposed by cartel watchdogs. With competition authorities' conditions met, "the integration of Monsanto into the Bayer Group can begin," the Leverkusen-based company said in a statement.

The Hertz Rental Corvette Z06 Seems to be Missing its Front Splitter
The Hertz Rental Corvette Z06 Seems to be Missing its Front Splitter

You can rent a 650-horsepower Corvette Z06 from Hertz, but it seems you might not get the car's aggressive front splitter as part of the deal.

Pininfarina Ferrari Modulo concept to appear at Pebble Beach
Pininfarina Ferrari Modulo concept to appear at Pebble Beach

Pininfarina's space-age Ferrari 512S Modulo prototype will appear at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, making a run on public roads in preparation.

Anger at Italy bridge operator as hunt for survivors goes on
Anger at Italy bridge operator as hunt for survivors goes on

It is in continual maintenance." "In the '90s they added some reinforcements on one part, but also underneath you can see rust." As cranes moved in to shift truck-sized chunks of broken concrete, hundreds of firefighters searched for survivors, while public shock and grief turned to anger over the state of the 1.2 km-long bridge, completed in 1967 and overhauled two years ago. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte declared a state of emergency for Genoa, one of Italy's busiest ports, whose main land corridor with France has effectively been severed. Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli, visiting the disaster scene, said bridge operator Autostrade per l'Italia would have to...

Red Tide Is Killing Marine Life and Scaring Away Tourists in Florida. Here's What to Know About It
Red Tide Is Killing Marine Life and Scaring Away Tourists in Florida. Here's What to Know About It

Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency

Republicans Plan To Run Close To Trump. A New Poll Shows Why That
Republicans Plan To Run Close To Trump. A New Poll Shows Why That's A Bad Idea.

Republicans have made clear they plan to run close to President Donald Trump

Twitter Has Finally Taken Action Against Alex Jones, But Only For 7 Days
Twitter Has Finally Taken Action Against Alex Jones, But Only For 7 Days

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was suspended from Twitter for a week after

Onetime Teen Mom Who Became a Celebrated Teacher Wins Democratic House Primary
Onetime Teen Mom Who Became a Celebrated Teacher Wins Democratic House Primary

Jahana Hayes could be the first black woman to win a CT congressional seat

Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win
Somali-American nears new historic mark with primary win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The nation's first Somali-American state legislator is poised to set the same historic mark in Congress after winning a crowded Democratic primary Tuesday in Minnesota to replace Rep. Keith Ellison.

The Latest: Crowd protests death penalty at Nebraska Capitol
The Latest: Crowd protests death penalty at Nebraska Capitol

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Latest on Nebraska's first execution since 1997 (all times local):

Trump's Trying To Shut Omarosa Up. Good Luck With That.
Trump's Trying To Shut Omarosa Up. Good Luck With That.

WASHINGTON ― After decades of being able to shut people up with threats of

The U.S. Military Is Going All In on Hypersonic Weapons
The U.S. Military Is Going All In on Hypersonic Weapons

The United States Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a second contract to develop a hypersonic missile called the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW).

Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot
Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The investigation into an assassination attempt on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro using drones has widened to include the arrest of two high-ranking military officers, the nation's top prosecutor said Tuesday.

'Finding Mollie' website launched for missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts; authorities detail how to help

Authorities on Monday urged the public to continue to share information that may help find Mollie Tibbetts.

US Diplomat Visits Detained Pastor in Turkey
US Diplomat Visits Detained Pastor in Turkey

America's top diplomat in Turkey has visited the U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson who's being held under house arrest in the city of Izmir and called on Turkey to resolve Brunson's case transparently and without delay. (Aug. 14)

Pilot killed in small plane crash identified as Disney employee
Pilot killed in small plane crash identified as Disney employee

A Disney Imagineer, who programmed theme park rides all around the world, was killed in a small plane crash.

Video Shows Officers Frantically Taking Animals from Shelter as Fire Approached
Video Shows Officers Frantically Taking Animals from Shelter as Fire Approached

60 cats and dogs are safe after officers with the Vacaville Police Department rushed to save the shelter animals as a wildfire was approaching.

From Nice to Westminster: Vehicle rampage attacks in UK and Europe
From Nice to Westminster: Vehicle rampage attacks in UK and Europe

A driver has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after a car collided with cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament today. The man, in his late 20s, is being held in custody at a south London police station after armed officers swarmed the scene following the suspected terror attack just before 7.40am. This kind of event has become worryingly common in Europe in recent years, with hundreds of people killed and injured in vehicle attacks since 2016. Cars and vans are easy to obtain, and pedestrians in crowded streets are vulnerable targets. Many of these attacks - often known as rampage attacks or ramming attacks - have been...

Taiwan leader irks China with rare US speech
Taiwan leader irks China with rare US speech

Taiwan's president has given a speech in the United States -- the first time in 15 years that a leader of the island has spoken publicly on American soil -- prompting an official protest from Beijing. During a stopover en route to Paraguay, Tsai Ing-wen, whose government refuses to endorse Beijing's view that Taiwan is part of China, vowed to defend democratic values. China views Taiwan as part of its own territory -- to be reunified by force if necessary -- even though the two sides split in 1949 after a civil war.

30 Foods You Can Make In A Waffle Iron
30 Foods You Can Make In A Waffle Iron

Japan emperor set to visit final war memorial
Japan emperor set to visit final war memorial

Japan's Akihito will take part in an annual memorial ceremony honoring war dead on Wednesday, for the last time as reigning emperor. When he abdicates next year, he will leave behind a legacy as an emperor who pushed imperial boundaries to reach out to Asia. Grace Lee reports.

Musk says Silver Lake, Goldman advising on taking Tesla private
Musk says Silver Lake, Goldman advising on taking Tesla private

The announcement represents the latest effort by Musk to add credibility to his proposed $72 billion deal for Tesla, following his tweet last week that funding for it was "secured". Musk also posted in a blog post on Monday his most detailed vision yet into how a Tesla take-private deal could work, but shares in the car maker ended flat, indicating investor skepticism over its feasibility. A source familiar with the matter said Silver Lake was offering its assistance to Musk in his exploration of a deal without compensation, and had not been hired as a financial adviser in an official capacity.

At least 24 injured after 5.0 magnitude earthquake jolted Yuxi, China
At least 24 injured after 5.0 magnitude earthquake jolted Yuxi, China

Twenty-four people were injured after a 5.0 magnitude earthquake shook Tonghai County in the city of Yuxi, southwest China's Yunnan Province Monday morning, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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It's Official: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Is An Ostrich About Wildfires

At a conservative event in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on Friday, Interior

The Latest: Compound defendants to be released pending trial
The Latest: Compound defendants to be released pending trial

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local):

Bills
Bills' McCoy sued by ex-girlfriend following home invasion

LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend is suing the Buffalo Bills running back for failing to protect her after she was bloodied, beaten and had $133,000 worth of jewelry stolen during a home invasion last month.

Rep. Gowdy: Peter Strzok didn
Rep. Gowdy: Peter Strzok didn't need my help to get fired

Rep. Trey Gowdy pushes back on assertions that the firing of former FBI agent Peter Strzok was a political hit job on 'The Story.'

You May Be Pronouncing The Name Of Nintendo's Original System All Wrong
You May Be Pronouncing The Name Of Nintendo's Original System All Wrong

There hasn't been a pronunciation debate this hot since the GIF-Jiff wars.

Man to now face charges in deadly shooting over parking spot once thought to fall under Florida
Man to now face charges in deadly shooting over parking spot once thought to fall under Florida's 'stand your ground' law

Prosecutors have charged a man in the death of an unarmed man whose shooting in a store parking lot revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Blisters Trump With Hilarious GIF
Ohio Gov. John Kasich Blisters Trump With Hilarious GIF

Sometimes, a carefully chosen GIF is worth a thousand Twitter insults.

Markets rattled as Turkish lira dives
Markets rattled as Turkish lira dives

Turkey's troubled lira tumbled Monday to fresh record lows against the euro and dollar, piling pressure on stock markets on fears the country's crisis could spill over into the world economy.

John Oliver Finds Himself In 'Pure Straight-Up Opposite World'
John Oliver Finds Himself In 'Pure Straight-Up Opposite World'

John Oliver of "Last Week Tonight" wants to make sure Americans aren't fooled

Iran
Iran's top leader says no war or talks with US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's supreme leader said Monday that his country will neither go to war nor enter into negotiations with the United States as the Trump administration restores sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.

Trump Tweets Response To 'Wacky Omarosa' After She Releases White House Tapes
Trump Tweets Response To 'Wacky Omarosa' After She Releases White House Tapes

President Donald Trump on Monday attacked his former White House aide Omarosa

Got 15 Minutes? See Porsche 911 Prototypes Going Hard At The 'Ring

There are two variants on the track together in this long clip.

The Economy Won't Save Republicans In The Midterms
The Economy Won't Save Republicans In The Midterms

Donald Trump keeps bragging about the economy -- an unemployment rate of just

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Driven: Longer, Lighter, More Fuel Efficient, and Extremely Refined
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Driven: Longer, Lighter, More Fuel Efficient, and Extremely Refined

Chevy wields a bigger, lighter, more efficient weapon.

Philippines
Philippines' Duterte to visit Israel next month

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is to make an official visit to Israel next month, his government said Monday, nearly two years after he sparked outrage by likening his deadly drug war to the Holocaust. The September 2-5 trip will be the first by a Filipino leader since diplomatic ties were established between the two countries in 1967, a foreign department statement said. Duterte and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss how to develop ties on issues including security and counter-terrorism, according to the statement.

Israeli defence minister says more Gaza violence inevitable
Israeli defence minister says more Gaza violence inevitable

Another round of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is inevitable, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday, despite attempts to reach a long-term truce. Lieberman said in a video statement distributed by his office that "the question is not to know if the next confrontation (with Hamas) will take place, but when". Lieberman also appeared to suggest that all Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip since protests and clashes along the border began on March 30 were linked to Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the enclave.

Iran unveils next generation missile: media
Iran unveils next generation missile: media

Iran unveiled a next generation short-range ballistic missile on Monday and vowed to further boost its capabilities, Iranian media said, at a time of rising tensions with the United States. State broadcaster IRIB said the new Fateh Mobin missile had "successfully passed its tests" and could strike targets on land and sea. "As promised to our dear people, we will not spare any effort to increase the missile capabilities of the country and we will certainly increase our missile power every day," Defence Minister Amir Hatami said, quoted by conservative news agency Tasnim.

Russia
Russia's foreign ministry says Skripal case allegations 'groundless'

Russia's foreign ministry on Monday said allegations of Moscow's involvement in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the English town of Salisbury - an event which led to a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia - were groundless. "We see the groundless allegations of Russia's involvement in the Salisbury incident as another attempt to paint our country as a state which approaches its international obligations in an irresponsible fashion," the ministry said in a statement.

White House responds to secret tape
White House responds to secret tape

The White House fired back after former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman released an explosive secret audio recording. ABC News' Elizabeth Hur reports.

Weekend Rewind: Man steals plane
Weekend Rewind: Man steals plane

A 29-year-old airline employee stole a plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and crashed on Ketron Island after an hour-long joyride.

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia
Exclusive: Saudi Arabia's PIF has shown no interest in bankrolling Tesla buyout - sources

DUBAI/RIYADH/LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has shown no interest so far in financing Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk's proposed $72 billion deal to take the U.S. electric car maker private, despite acquiring a minority stake in the company this year, two sources familiar with the matter said. The 47-year-old investor and engineer stunned financial markets on Tuesday when he said on Twitter that he was considering a take-private deal for Tesla, an auto manufacturing pioneer that developed the world's first luxury all-electric sedan car. Beyond amassing a stake of just below 5 percent in Tesla, the sovereign wealth fund has poured tens of billions of dollars into...

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