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US, Chinese military leaders sign agreement to increase communication US, Chinese military leaders sign agreement to increase communication
- August 17, 2017

The top US military officer told his Chinese counterpart Tuesday that the USA and China have "many hard issues" to work through, during a visit that comes amid tensions over North Korea's missile program, Taiwan and China's claims in the South China Sea. (more...)
All eyes on North Korea All eyes on North Korea
- August 17, 2017

Their talk followed a North Korean media dispatch saying that leader Kim Jong Un had reviewed a plan to launch missiles into waters off Guam as a demonstration of its strength. North Korea has not completely abandoned plans to launch its Hwasong missiles at Guam, promising that it would "wring the windpipes of the Yankees and point daggers at their necks" in case of any further " power demonstration ". (more...)
NIA conducts raids at multiple locations in Kashmir NIA conducts raids at multiple locations in Kashmir
- August 17, 2017

The sources said the NIA has raided a house of driver of a prominent businessman of the Valley in Allochibaag area of Srinagar . The case was registered over raising, receiving and collecting funds through various illegal means for funding separatist and terrorist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. (more...)
United States confident of 'peaceable' Venezuelan solution: Pence United States confident of 'peaceable' Venezuelan solution: Pence
- August 17, 2017

Pence is cutting a Latin America trip short in order to attend a Camp David meeting Friday with President Donald Trump that reportedly will focus on strategy in Afghanistan. "I've talked to a variety of people, including some people who do charity care down there and they can't even get charity care in there", Scott decried. (more...)
Memorial service for Heather Heyer Memorial service for Heather Heyer
- August 17, 2017

She also said her daughter loved giving back as she often gave people in need both food and shelter for as long as they needed it - sometimes months. "She could call out something that wasn't right". "But I love my daughter", he said . "I'd rather have my child, but by golly, if I've got to give her up, we're going to make it count", she said. (more...)
Woman killed in rally mourned in Virginia Woman killed in rally mourned in Virginia
- August 17, 2017

If she loved you , that was it. "He was misinformed, he was deceived and you know I forgive him flat out". "There's nothing that I like more as an artist, that I value and enjoy more , than telling people about great people who do great things". (more...)
Bombay High Court prohibits Maharashtra Government from permitting bullock cart races Bombay High Court prohibits Maharashtra Government from permitting bullock cart races
- August 17, 2017

His counsel, senior advocate Anil Anturkar submitted that the very act of engaging bullocks in races amounted to causing them unnecessary pain and suffering and therefore there was no way the collector could ensure that no unnecessary pain was inflicted upon bullocks. (more...)
Dolly Parton to release her first children's album Dolly Parton to release her first children's album
- August 17, 2017

Parton posted about the album's release on her Facebook page, saying, "My first album was released 50 years ago and it's been an wonderful 50 years since then". Each month, the program now mails more than one million specially selected, high-quality, age-appropriate books to registered children from birth until they start Kindergarten in participating communities. (more...)
Former presidents Bush condemn 'racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred' Former presidents Bush condemn 'racial bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred'
- August 17, 2017

Thousands of people gathered for a rally sparked by a city decision to remove a statue of Confederate leader Robert E. Lee from a public park. "We know these truths to be everlasting because we have seen the decency and greatness of our country", the Bush statement concluded. (more...)
Where to watch the solar eclipse in NYC Where to watch the solar eclipse in NYC
- August 17, 2017

The president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, Michael Bayley, said " Bonnie Tyler was a natural choice for this once-in-a-lifetime moment". After this exciting announcement went live, YouTube views of the video shot over 302 million views and will likely continue to rise. The video now boasts more than 302 million views. (more...)
North Korea still needs time to ideal re-entry technology: Seoul North Korea still needs time to ideal re-entry technology: Seoul
- August 17, 2017

Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday sent a conciliatory message to North Korea in an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, which also appeared aimed at easing China's concerns about US intentions towards its neighbor. "I've seen no intelligence that would indicate that we're in that place today", Pompeo told " Fox News Sunday". In response to the Washington Post report, President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened North Korea "with fire and fury". (more...)
Edmonton Oilers: Leon Draisaitl Signs 8 Year $68 Million Deal Edmonton Oilers: Leon Draisaitl Signs 8 Year $68 Million Deal
- August 17, 2017

He helped the Oilers make the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2006 and led them in postseason goals (six), assists (10) and points (16). "I never thought about going anywhere else", Draisaitl told NHL .com by phone from Prague, Czech Republic. "It's something I wanted to be a part of as long as possible". (more...)
Matthew to replace injured Pettersen for Europe at Solheim Cup Matthew to replace injured Pettersen for Europe at Solheim Cup
- August 17, 2017

Creamer is intent on showing she can still play at golf's highest level. Matthew, who was not surprised to miss out on one of Sorenstam's four wild-card picks after failing to make the cut in the recent Women's British Open at Kingsbarns, had her clubs with her due to the fact she's playing in next week's Canadian Open and had already practised with the rest of the European team earlier in the week when it became apparent that Pettersen might not be able to play. (more...)
Sen. McConnell: White supremacist, KKK, and neo-nazi groups not wanted in Ky Sen. McConnell: White supremacist, KKK, and neo-nazi groups not wanted in Ky
- August 17, 2017

After conservatives like Sean Hannity jumped on McConnell's comments, Trump weighed in via Twitter. Although conservatives were able to push a repeal and replace bill through the House of Representatives, McConnell could not turn his Republican Senate majority into a repeal majority for even one of several alternatives. (more...)
Group Threatens to Sue Birmingham Over Removal of Confederate Monument Group Threatens to Sue Birmingham Over Removal of Confederate Monument
- August 17, 2017

Earlier this year, Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law preventing the removal of historic statues more than 40 years old from public spaces, making the removal of the confederate monument found in Birmingham's Linn Park illegal. According to WVTM , the walls went up late Tuesday night as the mayor and other city leaders explore options for the monument's permanent removal. (more...)
The A-level results day 2017: what's next for your students? The A-level results day 2017: what's next for your students?
- August 17, 2017

I would also suggest looking into things like accommodation - most students tend to live on campus in their first year, which is not always guaranteed for students coming in via Adjustment. As a result, it would be wise to use two different phones if you can: I contacted them via the house number, and gave them my mobile number to contact me back, so that they can contact me wherever they are, or if I was busy using the house phone to contact other universities. (more...)
Mayor Gray expected to ask council to move confederate statues Mayor Gray expected to ask council to move confederate statues
- August 17, 2017

They include the immediate removal of the Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford statues by any means necessary, engage the community in what should be placed in the vacant spaces once the statues are gone, and enact policy that bans support of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans and all white supremacy groups from getting any support from the City of Memphis for any event they hold. (more...)
Guam residents feel patriotism but worry grows Guam residents feel patriotism but worry grows
- August 17, 2017

Governor Eddie Calvo said Guam had experienced a Japanese invasion in World War Two and countless earthquakes and super-typhoons, and there was no US community better prepared to meet the North Korean threat. But the president's ad-libbed threat reflected an evolving and still unsettled approach to one of the most risky hot spots in the world. "I think we should get more out of this relationship than what we are getting now", he said. (more...)
Trump says 'we'll see' what happens to his top strategist
- August 17, 2017

The former leader of conservative Breitbart News has been back in the hot seat as some of Trump's closest advisers nudge the president to get rid of him. Palomarez made headlines in January when he joined the president's diversity council following Trump's election, and was reportedly considered for a position within the administration. (more...)
South Africa debates immunity for Zimbabwe first lady South Africa debates immunity for Zimbabwe first lady
- August 17, 2017

The First Lady of Zimbabwe handed herself in to South African police on Tuesday and is expected to be charged with assault after reports emerged that she attacked a young woman in Johannesburg , the police chief said. "Our position was that she must go to court", he said. Lawyer Doug Coltart said police want to charge the war veterans' leader with undermining President Mugabe's authority, and of causing disaffection among the defence forces. (more...)
Lebanese Parliament Abolished The Lebanese Parliament Abolished The "Marry The Rapist" Law!
- August 17, 2017

States retaining a comparable loophole include Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya and Syria. The women's rights group Abaad called the repeal of Article 522 a "triumph for the dignity of women" and thanked MPs for "strengthening the protection of women from all forms of violence". (more...)
Animal Services offering free adoptions Saturday with Animal Services offering free adoptions Saturday with "Clear the Shelters" event
- August 17, 2017

The Tulsa Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is proud to announce its involvement in National Clear the Shelters Day from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Shelter pets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. She said the shelter is full, with 100 adult cats and 51 kittens, about half of which are ready for adoption. (more...)
Russian ex-minister accuses Vladimir Putin ally at bribery trial Russian ex-minister accuses Vladimir Putin ally at bribery trial
- August 17, 2017

Prosecutors allege that Alexey Ulyukayev demanded a bribe in return for giving the greenlight to PAO Rosneft's purchase of shares in mid-sized oil producer PAO Bashneft. Mikhail Leontyev, a spokesman for Rosneft, did not comment directly on the allegations that Mr Sechin framed Mr Ulyukayev, saying only that the ex-minister had chosen that tactic in his defence "given his hard position". (more...)
U.S. military leaders condemn racism following Trump's comments on Charlottesville violence U.S. military leaders condemn racism following Trump's comments on Charlottesville violence
- August 17, 2017

Then on August 15, Gen. Robert Neller, the Marine Corps commandant, followed suit with a message of his own. He tweeted Saturday evening that the events in Charlottesville were "unacceptable & musnt be tolerated" and that the Navy "forever stands against intolerance and hatred". (more...)
Trump on tearing down Confederate statues: Is George Washington next? Trump on tearing down Confederate statues: Is George Washington next?
- August 17, 2017

He appeared to suggest that maybe they were going too far, because Washington had metaphorical skeletons in his closet, as well. A second user wrote , "Trump literally just compared Robert E. Jimmy Kimmel also tweeted , "I haven't seen anything that insane since Tyson bit Holyfield @realDonaldTrump". "As far as I'm concerned, that was a awful, frightful day". (more...)

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