WORLD: The U.S. has joined secret talks with Israel and the UAE. The topic? Iran.
EVENTS: Unity in the Community marks its 25th year on Saturday.
IN OTHER NEWS...
Not the Onion
Apparently, President Donald Trump was considering "purchasing" Greenland? A Danish official described it as the "final proof he's gone mad." (Newsweek)
Slide and glide, baby
Maybe you've seen the video of the "Salmon Cannon" online. The Confederated Colville Tribes plan to use it to reintroduce salmon to the Columbia River. (Spokesman-Review)
This system helps native fish pass over dams in seconds rather than day pic.twitter.com/aAmhHArjPg— Dr. Kash Sirinanda (@kashthefuturist) August 8, 2019
Israel allows Tlaib to visit
Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (Michigan) was barred entry into Israel alongside Rep. Ilhan Omar (Minnesota) at the request of President Trump for alleged anti-Israeli rhetoric. But Israel reversed course, granting Tlaib access to visit her family on the West Bank. Now, she's declined to go at all, citing "oppressive conditions." (CBS)