Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

After numerous CEOs left in protest at the White Houses handling of violence in Charlottesville, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (16 August) that he would be disbanding two advisory groups made up of business leaders. 21 hours ago
White nationalist Christopher Cantwell tears up at thought of being arrested after Charlottesville

White nationalist Christopher Cantwell tears up at thought of being arrested after Charlottesville

Christopher Cantwell posted a lengthy video online after the violence in Charlottesville, claiming he was terrified that the police were going to kill him, becoming visibly emotional throughout. Cantwell featured in a recent Vice News piece about the Unite the Right march, where he boasted he was ready for violence, claimed that the car ramming that killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer was more than justified, and proudly showed off his numerous guns in his hotel room. 21 hours ago
MH370 found? Satellite images capture probably man-made objects of missing plane in sea

MH370 found? Satellite images capture probably man-made objects of missing plane in sea

More than three years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Australian scientists are claiming they can find it.In a report released to the public by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization said it is possible to identify a most-likely location of the aircraft with unprecedented precision and certainty. 23 hours ago
Who is Hope Hicks, Trumps new communications director?

Who is Hope Hicks, Trumps new communications director?

President Trumps longtime aide Hope Hicks will serve as the interim White House director of communications. Hickss current title is director of strategic communications, controlling who gets access to the president and working behind-the-scenes. Shes considered one of Trumps most valued advisers. 23 hours ago
US teen drug overdose deaths have increased by 19% after years of decline

US teen drug overdose deaths have increased by 19% after years of decline

Teen drug overdose deaths in the US have increased by 19%. After years of decline, teen deaths from drug overdoses climbed from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 teens in 2014 to 3.7 in 2015. The rates, released by the National Center for Health Statistics, involve teens ages 15 to 19. Most of the overdose deaths were driven primarily by opioids, including heroin and fentanyl. 23 hours ago
Baltimore removes all 4 Confederate statues

Baltimore removes all 4 Confederate statues

Per a unanimous vote by the Baltimore City Council the Robert E. Lee and amp; Stonewall Jackson Monument, the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the Confederate Womens Monument and the Roger B. Taney Monument were all taken down. This happened hours after President Trump reiterated that both sides were at fault during the Charlottesville, VA violence. Other cities such as Memphis, Tenn.; Lexington, Ky., Jacksonville, Fla. and Washington, D.C.are considering eliminating their own Confederate statues according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, over 700 Confederate monuments and statues remain on U.S. public land. 1 day ago