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Trump weighs in on dueling protests in Portland
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:36:46 -0400
U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that 'major consideration' is being given to naming the left-wing group Antifa an 'organization of terror' as Antifa protesters demonstrated against the right-wing group, Proud Boys, in Portland, Oregon on Saturday. Colette Luke has more.
'Easy Rider' actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 16:14:39 -0400
Actor Peter Fonda, the brother of actress Jane Fonda and the son of Hollywood leading man Henry Fonda, died on Friday at his Los Angeles home at the age of 79, according to his family. In an interview with CBS "This Morning" in 1997, Peter Fonda spoke about the film "Ulee's Gold", a movie he was nominated best actor for. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
"May God ruin him" Tlaib's grandmother to Trump
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 15:10:11 -0400
Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib, the grandmother of U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States. "May God ruin him," she says.
Rescue vessel still blocked from Italy's shores
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 08:01:07 -0400
A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, remained stranded off the coast of Italy on Friday as a political battle in Rome stopped it from docking and even the medical conditions of those on board were disputed. Gavino Garay reports.
Petitioners want Trump Tower on Obama Avenue
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 07:42:09 -0400
More than 340,000 people have signed a petition to change the name of the block of 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower to 'President Barack H. Obama Avenue'. Priscilla Huff reports.
Hong Kong teachers rally in thunderstorm at start of weekend of protests
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 07:29:42 -0400
Several thousand Hong Kong school teachers and supporters braved thunderstorms on Saturday (August 17) to start a weekend of anti-government demonstrations, despite fears that police could adopt tougher tactics to drive activists off the streets. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
North Korea's state TV airs photos of Kim Jong Un watching new weapon test
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:43:48 -0400
North Korea's state-run television KRT on Saturday (August 17) released still photographs of leader Kim Jong Un inspecting the country's latest missile test which they said was the test-firing of a new weapon. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Earnhardt Jr.'s plane bounced before crash
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:45:53 -0400
NTSB Senior Investigator Ralph E. Hicks said on Friday that the private jet Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife Amy and child were travelling on "bounced" in "good" flight conditions as it crash-landed in Tennessee on Thursday before bursting into flames. Everyone survived the crash. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Autopsy concludes Epstein death was suicide
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:09:34 -0400
An autopsy has concluded that the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein was suicide by hanging, a spokeswoman for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday.
U.S. surfboard makers not so stoked about tariffs
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:34:35 -0400
President Donald Trump's decision to slap 10% tariffs on imported surfboards convinced surf executive Sue Bowers to move factory jobs out of China - but not back to the United States, which was one goal of Trump's tariffs.