New England Patriots Tom Brady and and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went before a federal judge in New York on August 12, 2015 to discuss whether they've made progress toward a settlement. Brady is fighting a four-game suspension imposed by the league for his alleged role in the deflation of footballs before the AFC Championship Game, which propelled the Patriots toward their eventual Super Bowl title.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a Reuters Newsmaker discussion with Reuters Editor-at-Large, Sir Harold Evans on the nuclear agreement with Iran, which Congress has to approve or reject by September 17 at Thomson Reuters in New York City on August 11, 2015.
The U.S. Senator and presidential candidate discussed the issues of getting "big money out of politics''; dealing."with obscene wealth and income inequality;" combating climate change; and making college education affordable in front of about 27,000 supporters.
The Israeli security cabinet has passed a measure to allow law enforcement to detain Israeli citizens suspected of acts of terrorism without trials and access to legal assistance, which has only been used with Palestinians. Four Israelis have been arrested and are being held in administrative detention for being suspected of carrying out terror attacks against Palestinians and Christian sites.
The Peace Memorial Park on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 5, 2015. In August 1945 the United States dropped atomic bombs in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki killing around 129,000 people during the final stage of the Second World War.
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