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North Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan North Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam missile plan
- August 16, 2017

Last week the reports gave the impression that the plans would be put into action more or less immediately on being completed, and a launch was expected mid-week this week. North Korea threatened to strike the United States and its Pacific territory of Guam . He denied that his words themselves were a declaration of war, saying that was for the President to decide and, "perhaps Congress", but firmly stated , "the bottom line is we will defend the country from an attack". (more...)
AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)
- August 16, 2017

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 52 selling transactions for $1.64 billion activity. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. United States Steel Corporation posted sales of $2.69 billion in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 13.8%. (more...)
Kim Kardashian apologizes after defending Jeffree Star: 'I feel a bit naive' Kim Kardashian apologizes after defending Jeffree Star: 'I feel a bit naive'
- August 16, 2017

Much has been made of Kim Kardashian's KKW Beauty cream contour kit , with makeup artists and fans alike both criticizing and praising the kit for its quality. For those who don't know, Star has had a very controversial history for saying racist comments , which according to Kim in the videos below he apologized for . (more...)
Charlottesville crisis: Twitter account names and shames white supremacists Charlottesville crisis: Twitter account names and shames white supremacists
- August 16, 2017

A torch-wielding white supremacist caught on camera marching in the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville claims he is not "an angry racist " and just wants to preserve European culture. They see its removal as another step in the elimination of white culture. Smith did misidentify one person at the rally but corrected the error. So one Twitter account is working to unmask these neo-Nazis, and the person behind the account could use your help. (more...)
After Charlottesville, Cuomo calls for expanded hate crimes law After Charlottesville, Cuomo calls for expanded hate crimes law
- August 16, 2017

A growing number of people around NY have adopted pets from shelters or rescue organizations only to find out later they had diseases as a result of overbreeding or unsafe living conditions. The number of licensed pet dealers in NY has declined over the last 40 percent over the past five years showing just how troublesome this loophole really is. (more...)
Iran warns of quitting nuclear agreement Iran warns of quitting nuclear agreement
- August 16, 2017

Rouhani said Tehran could quickly ramp up and advance its nuclear program if the USA continues "threats and sanctions" against Iran. She plans to visit the United Nations nuclear agency in Vienna next week. Rouhani also criticszed US President Donald Trump for threatening to break the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. He said Iran did prefer to stick with the nuclear deal, which he called "a model of victory for peace and diplomacy over war and unilateralism" ... (more...)
Manchester Bombing Victim's Families To Receive $321K Each From Fundraiser Manchester Bombing Victim's Families To Receive $321K Each From Fundraiser
- August 16, 2017

The families of those who died are set to receive $324,000 dollars from the fund , with smaller amounts going to those who were injured in the attack. Those who were hurt and who spent seven or more nights hospitalized, which would mean 57 people in total, have received £60,000 each from the fund. Cllr Sue Murphy , chair of the trustees of the fund, said: "The city and the world responded with such extreme kindness, generosity and solidarity in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack". (more...)
President Trump Retweets White-Wing Conspiracy Theorist
- August 16, 2017

Trump had faced widespread condemnation for failing to address the bloodshed in Charlotteville and for stating initially that "many sides" were involved , rather than explicitly condemning white supremacists widely seen as sparking the melee. (more...)
Iraqi jets pound Daesh bastion ahead of planned ground assault Iraqi jets pound Daesh bastion ahead of planned ground assault
- August 16, 2017

The area around Tal Afar is one of the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq after Mosul was re-taken by Iraqi forces in July . Tal Afar is now surrounded by Iraqi forces, and nearly 40,000 soldiers will take part in the upcoming offensive, including Iraqi army, federal police, special forces units and Iranian-backed Popular Mobilization Forces (Hashd al-Shaabi). (more...)
Emails: Trump Campaign Aide Repeatedly Attempted to Set Up Russia Meetings Emails: Trump Campaign Aide Repeatedly Attempted to Set Up Russia Meetings
- August 16, 2017

When he was part of the Trump campaign, Papadopoulos received attention for his youth. Papadopoulos indicated in some of the emails that he had contacts close to the Russian government. Last year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained a foreign intelligence surveillance warrant against Page after he visited Moscow in July. In contrast to his past certainty, Pence told reporters, "I'm not aware of any contacts during the time that I was on the campaign, between any officials of the ... (more...)
Israel arrests Islamic cleric Raed Salah for inciting violence Israel arrests Islamic cleric Raed Salah for inciting violence
- August 16, 2017

The Islamic Movement in Israel, which has ideological ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, has been pinpointed by Israeli leaders as the main source of incitement behind the recent wave of Palestinian terror . He was incarcerated after found guilty of incitement to violence and racism against Jews. Israel's Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan says Salah is "a danger to the public" for encouraging "radicalism and despicable acts of murder". (more...)
Grenfell Tower Inquiry Terms Of Reference Announced Grenfell Tower Inquiry Terms Of Reference Announced
- August 16, 2017

However, she said that the United Kingdom government would consider the ways to address these issues, adding that Housing Minister Alok Sharma would meet with social housing tenants across the country to work out the national approach to the problem. (more...)
Deutsche Bank AG (DB) Rating Reduced to "Hold" at BidaskClub
- August 16, 2017

J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a neutral rating on shares of Deutsche Bank AG in a research report on Monday, May 29th. Finally, Barclays PLC set a €17.00 ($20.00) target price on Deutsche Bank AG and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 20th. (more...)
North korea: the United States is always ready to a possible dialogue North korea: the United States is always ready to a possible dialogue
- August 16, 2017

The commander of North Korea's strategic force was waiting for orders "after rounding off the preparations for the enveloping fire at Guam ", the report added. The North has always denounced the drills as provocative rehearsals for invasion and has in the past offered a moratorium on further nuclear and missile testing in exchange for their cancellation - a trade-off promoted by Beijing, but repeatedly rejected by Washington and Seoul . (more...)
Tillerson condemns ISIS 'genocide' of religious minorities Tillerson condemns ISIS 'genocide' of religious minorities
- August 16, 2017

Syria and Somalia are among the six mainly Muslim nations that are also included in the administration's visa ban that is also before the Supreme Court. Michael Kozak, the acting assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor, said the administration is concentrating on trying to alleviate repressive conditions to reduce the need for people to flee their homes. (more...)
A Member of Trump's Diversity Council Wants Steve Bannon Fired A Member of Trump's Diversity Council Wants Steve Bannon Fired
- August 16, 2017

Gorka and Miller are also viewed as leading figures in the so called nationalist wing of the Trump administration and Miller has become a leading voice for Trump's tough on immigration policies. "President Trump has so far failed to lead our country in a dignified manner that we expect from our president". "It shouldn't take the president of the United States two days to summon the basic decency to condemn murder and violence by Nazis and white supremacists", she said. (more...)
Saudi Arabia, Iraq to open Arar border crossing after 27 years Saudi Arabia, Iraq to open Arar border crossing after 27 years
- August 16, 2017

Saudi Arabia, along with other regional powers like the United Arab Emirates, hope to counter growing Iranian influence in the Persian Gulf region by warming up to Iraq. Closer ties with Sadr, who commands a large following among the urban poor of Baghdad and southern Iraq, would help Sunni states loosen Tehran's grip over Iraq's Shi'ite community and contain its influence. (more...)
Cavaliers schedule released, should help reduce practice of resting stars Cavaliers schedule released, should help reduce practice of resting stars
- August 16, 2017

For information on ticket availability, including single-game ticket presales, partial season package options, and the Warriors' official resale marketplace, where season ticketholders and other fans resell tickets that are guaranteed by the Warriors organization, please visit warriors.com or call 888-GSW-HOOP. (more...)
North Korea Chickens Out of Decision on Firing Missiles at US Territory
- August 15, 2017

Trump has told people around him that he thinks Kim Jong-un, the unpredictable North Korean leader, will ultimately be prodded to cut a deal, and that the bluntness of his language is meant to create a crisis that drives him to negotiate before North Korea perfects a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the American mainland", the New York Times reported on August 12. (more...)
President Trump Standing by Fiery Comments Towards North Korea
- August 15, 2017

He said, "I feel that they will be very safe". North Korea probably acquired the rocket engines for the two intercontinental ballistic missiles it tested in July from Ukrainian or Russian sources within the past two years, a study has claimed. (more...)
Guam residents pray for peace in N Korea crisis Guam residents pray for peace in N Korea crisis
- August 15, 2017

Kim accused Trump of spouting nonsense and said "sound dialogue" is not possible with a person "bereft of reason, and only absolute force can work on him", which drew a fair bit of attention in the press. The territory's governor, Eddie Baza Calvo, said he spoke with Trump and the President's chief of staff, John Kelly , on Saturday. But US officials say they may be misreading US capabilities - the US has other assets in the region, mainly Navy ships that could shoot down the missiles as ... (more...)
Florida enjoys record-breaking tourism numbers for first half of 2017 Florida enjoys record-breaking tourism numbers for first half of 2017
- August 15, 2017

In 2016, Florida drew a record 112 million visitors and kept the momentum going with a record 31.1 million visitors in the first quarter of this year. While Scott first asked for $100 million for Visit Florida, during a special session, the Legislature approved $76 million in funding, a far cry from the $25 million proposed by some of the Republicans in the House. (more...)
Will North Korea's Kim Pull The Trigger? Possible Signs To Watch Will North Korea's Kim Pull The Trigger? Possible Signs To Watch
- August 15, 2017

McMaster echoed the tenor of Pompeo's remarks, saying the threat posed by North Korea is "coming to a head", but adding in an interview on ABC, "we're not closer to war than a week ago". The latest Korea Central News Agency report said Kim ordered his military to be prepared to launch the missiles toward Guam at any time. US President Donald Trump is due to speak with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a phone call Monday night in the US. (more...)
DC's Lincoln Memorial vandalized with spray-painted expletive DC's Lincoln Memorial vandalized with spray-painted expletive
- August 15, 2017

ET Tuesday and appears to say "[expletive] law", according to a statement provided by NPS. A preservation crew is working to remove the spray paint without damaging the stone. War Memorial and Washington Monument with permanent marker. Before Y 2013, the US Park Service said that the memorial had never been vandalized since it opened in Y 1922. (more...)
Falling tree kills 11 at religious festival in Portugal Falling tree kills 11 at religious festival in Portugal
- August 15, 2017

More details are awaited. Worshippers were struck by the falling tree near a shrine in a park in the hills above Madeira's capital Funchal as they prepared for a procession. Local media reported that the downed tree was an oak over 200 years old. Madeira, a popular tourist destination thanks to its dramatic coastlines and gentle climate, is the largest of several Portuguese islands in the north Atlantic Ocean. (more...)

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