National Headlines 8-14-17

North Korea Backs Off Guam Missile-Attack Threat (Wall Street Journal)

Trump quietly putting his stamp on the courts (The Hill)

Julian Assange, a man without a country (New Yorker)

Pence says ‘failed state’ in Venezuela threatens United States (Reuters)

‘Kid Rock’ May Be Ineligible for Michigan Ballot (Roll Call)

Iran Sending Warships to Atlantic Ocean Amid Massive New Military Buildup (Free Beacon)

Where have all the combat vets gone? (Military Times)

Let Virginia Prosecute the Charlottesville Terrorism (National Review)

Protesters Determined to Give Trump an Unpleasant Welcome Home to Manhattan (New York Times)

Donald Trump ‘Seriously Considering’ Pardoning Joe Arpaio (HuffPost)

Republicans in Alabama primary race back Trump on Charlottesville (Washington Post)