Confederate battle flag sales boom after Charlottesville clash

(Reuters) – Demand for Confederate flags at Chris Ackerman’s Civil War memorabilia shop in Pennsylvania has surged since violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia this month reignited the United States’ debate over race and the legacy of slavery….

Trump vows full response to Harvey's 'epic' flooding in Texas

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Texas on Tuesday and vowed the federal government would have a complete response to the devastating flooding of Tropical Storm Harvey, the biggest natural disaster of his White House tenure. Source:…

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

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that all options are on the table for the United States to respond to North Korea’s firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan’s Hokkaido island into the sea in a…

As North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan, Analysts See Gains

Pyongyang did a more realistic test of the type of missile it had threatened to use to strike near the American territory of Guam. Source: World

‘Do It Now!’ U.K. Regulator Turns to Animatronic Arnold Schwarzenegger

In seeking to educate the public about a missold insurance product, the Financial Conduct Authority has drafted a robotic Arnie. Source: World

A Pacifist Japan Starts to Embrace the Military

As the North Korean missile threat grows, there are signs that Japan’s citizens are moving away from the country’s postwar pacifism. Source: World

Suicide bomber kills five at bank in Afghan capital

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up at a bank close to the heavily protected U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least five people and wounding eight, the interior ministry said. Source: Top…

Police search for motive in deadly library shooting in New Mexico

(Reuters) – Police in eastern New Mexico will search on Tuesday for the motive that led to young man to go on a shooting spree inside a library, killing two people and wounding four. Source: Top News

Troops switch tactics on Belgium's streets to guard against attacks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Soldiers patrolling Belgium’s streets will switch tactics to protect themselves against militant attacks, moving around more often and changing routes, the commander of land forces said. Source: Top News

Europe Edition: Texas, North Korea, Joe Arpaio: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Source: World