President Trump says he is ready to declare the nation's opioid crisis "a national emergency", saying it is a "serious problem the likes of which we have never had". "It's the first time they've heard it like they heard it".
There was no immediate official reaction from the State Department.
BENNETT: Well, earlier this week, as we all know, the president warned North Korea against making any more threats to the USA, saying the country, in his words, will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.
The war of words between Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un continued on Thursday as Trump said that maybe his threats of "fire and fury" were not enough. The U.S. military routinely discloses information about North Korea missile movements and launches. "And he'll see", he said. If the money is available is available to set that kind of thing up where some guy on the street that doesn't have any money can get into a detox - he's got a shot.
"You wonder why there was all this talk and all this lead up because the announcement was sort of a non-event", he said.
Liverpool fury at Philippe Coutinho request
Barcelona have already had two offers rejected - the latest one said to around £90m - and Coutinho has remained silent throughout. He is also a doubt for the first leg of Liverpool's Champions League qualifying playoff against Hoffenheim in Germany on Tuesday.
Community Gathering To Remember, Honor Justine Damond
Noor's partner, Officer Matthew Harrity, told investigators a noise startled him just before Damond approached their police SUV. Noor declined to be interviewed by investigators, and his attorney did not clarify when if ever he would give an interview.
"The tragedy of war is well enough known, it doesn't need another characterization beyond the fact that it would be catastrophic".
This comes after criticism from Democrats that the president has not done enough on the issue. And he also wouldn't rule out a preemptive strike on North Korea.
No word on whether the USA received a bill for that one. We are united in calling on the North Korean regime to halt its nuclear program.
"We look forward to working with you to support crucial diplomatic initiatives and avoid catastrophic war", they said. "We'll see what happens".
The issue came to the fore again this week when USA intelligence analysts assessed that North Korea had produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead, according to multiple sources, which would bring the country a significant step closer to being able to fire a nuclear-tipped warhead at the US or its allies.
Hood, who also co-authored a recent Huffington Post piece with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and celebrity doctor, Mehmet Oz, said the opioid crisis is escalating at breathtaking rates considering that more than 140 Americans are dying of drug overdoses each day. "But, if China helps us, I feel a lot differently toward trade, a lot differently towards trade", he said.
Guardiola defends Manchester City's big spending
Several La Liga clubs have made approaches for Silva in the last two seasons but his loyalty to Man City is unwavering. We bought three and the market is so demanding not just for Manchester City .
The Children's Place beats 2Q profit forecasts
The expected PLCE's profit could reach $13.08M giving the stock 38.04 P/E in the case that $0.74 earnings per share is reported. Children's Place noted that since 2009, it has returned over $829 million to shareholders through dividends and share buybacks.
Arsenal vs. Leicester City
Wenger's extended contract did not please every Arsenal fan, so there is added pressure to deliver. Arsenal passing the ball around and hoping to split the Leicester City defense again.
Cardinals Rally Cat Captured in Citygarden
We understand from media accounts that the woman meant to take it home and care for it, but lost track of it in City Garden. Louis Cardinals to adopt Rally Cat, but haven't made a final decision about what to do with the kitten, Rigley said.
Shares Running on Volume: Redflex Holdings Ltd
Finally, Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd raised its position in Archer Daniels Midland by 681.1% in the first quarter. Market valuation of the company is $23.76 B, a price to earnings ratio of 17.86 along with a stock beta of 1.11.