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LeBron James refers to Trump as 'so-called president' during LJFF reunion LeBron James refers to Trump as 'so-called president' during LJFF reunion
- August 17, 2017

Lee. And on Tuesday, he again said " there is blame on both sides " for what happened. It's not about people that you just don't feel like want to give the best energy and effort to you. "Yes we know that but Donald Trump just made it fashionable again! ". Later in the day he renewed his attack at an event for the LeBron James Family Foundation . (more...)
In Hong Kong : Activists defiant in face of possible jail term In Hong Kong : Activists defiant in face of possible jail term
- August 17, 2017

Wong was jailed for six months, Chow for seven months and Law for eight months. The prosecutors claim that "the nature of the crime in this case is extremely serious", and that "as the accused do not feel true remorse, awarding a sentence of community service is wrong on principle and clearly not enough". (more...)
Catholic conference denounces bill signing Catholic conference denounces bill signing
- August 17, 2017

OR has passed the nation's most progressive abortion bill, requiring state insurers to provide free abortions for all, including illegal immigrants. For policy holders of Providence Health Plan, the only company in Oregon with plans not covering elective abortion, abortion expenses can be fully reimbursed by the Oregon Health Plan. (more...)
Tom Cruise injury shuts down 'Mission: Impossible 6' filming for 8 weeks Tom Cruise injury shuts down 'Mission: Impossible 6' filming for 8 weeks
- August 17, 2017

In this way, the 55-year-old actor broke his ankle while performing a stunt for Paramount's Mission Impossible . He was injured when he performed in a stunt that he attempted a jump from one building to another with the help of cables. (more...)
Trump is Correct, Both Sides to Blame in Charlottesville Trump is Correct, Both Sides to Blame in Charlottesville
- August 17, 2017

The email cited by the Times compares the Confederate general with Washington, pointing out that both were slave owners who rebelled against government. Day by perilous day, Americans have watched and listened to a tone-deaf, clueless president who, instead of calming the fuming discontent that recently erupted, has exacerbated it, dumbly equating white supremacists and the Klan with the counter-protesters. (more...)
Donald Trump says North Korea made 'wise' choice by forgoing missile attack Donald Trump says North Korea made 'wise' choice by forgoing missile attack
- August 17, 2017

The latest missile tests led to a sharp rise in tensions. If North Korea fires missiles deemed to be a threat to Guam , "then it's game on, and we will try and do our best to make sure it does not hit the United States ", Mattis said . (more...)
Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Los Angeles port Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Los Angeles port
- August 17, 2017

The man drove erratically during the pursuit, weaving across lanes and driving at speeds of 90 miles per hour. At one point, the driver stuck his head out the window, apparently exchanging words with sheriff's deputies. Law enforcement officers and firefighters positioned themselves below and crews, including divers, waited in boats, ready to attempt a rescue or recovery if the man jumped or fell. (more...)
Korean leaders, United States signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis Korean leaders, United States signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis
- August 17, 2017

The report is assumed to be referring to the United States joint military drills with South Korea, known as the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, which are scheduled to start August 21. "North Korea tends to use symbolism as part of their decision making". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was also asked about Kim's announcement that he would put off a potential missile strike on or near Guam. (more...)
Islamic State fighter from Australia Khaled Sharrouf likely dead Islamic State fighter from Australia Khaled Sharrouf likely dead
- August 17, 2017

The Australian federal goverment is investigating what it says is "credible information" the jihadist fighter died when his auto was reportedly hit near the Syrian city of Raqqa. In Australia, he became the first person to have his citizenship stripped under the country's new counter-terrorism legislation. He remained a citizen of Lebanon. (more...)
Malala gains place at the University of Oxford Malala gains place at the University of Oxford
- August 17, 2017

The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize victor tweeted a screenshot of the confirmation that she will study Philosophy, Politics and Economics, or PPE. Her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, tweeted: "My heart is full of gratitude". She had received a conditional offer from the prestigious university earlier this year. "Best wishes for life ahead!" She's gone from surviving an attempted assassination by the Taliban to becoming the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. (more...)
North Korea leader delays plans to fire missiles towards Guam North Korea leader delays plans to fire missiles towards Guam
- August 17, 2017

Korea fires at US Trump has not asked military for options in Venezuela MORE said Monday a missile fired at the United States or its territories would be considered an act of war, but he was more ambiguous about how the USA would respond to a missile fired into the sea near Guam. (more...)
Wall Street Sentiment: Whiting Petroleum Stock Wall Street Sentiment: Whiting Petroleum Stock
- August 17, 2017

Apple Inc now has $831.34B valuation. About 24.13 million shares traded. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since August 16, 2016 and is uptrending. 730,029 are owned by Fmr Lc. The Delaware-based Riverhead Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.88% in Apple Inc. First Personal Fincl Services, North Carolina-based fund reported 763 shares. (more...)
Racist Confederate Statues Removed In Baltimore Racist Confederate Statues Removed In Baltimore
- August 17, 2017

Since the rally, other localities have moved to take down Confederate statues - and some lawmakers think the Capitol should consider following suit. Army secretary Ryan McCarthy to remove the Confederate names from the streets of Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn. "They were traitors. Why are we honoring them?" "It was important that we move quickly and quietly", Pugh said, "and that's what we did". (more...)
Long term Growth Analysis of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)
- August 17, 2017

The Tctc Holdings Llc holds 144,574 shares with $16.75M value, down from 148,974 last quarter. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since August 15, 2016 and is uptrending. Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Il reported 417,126 shares. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 28 with "Overweight". On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by BTIG Research with "Buy". (more...)
Magellan Midstream Partners LP Magellan Midstream Partners LP
- August 17, 2017

K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc acquired a new stake in EQT Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:EQM) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. Glenmede Tru Comm Na invested in 85,470 shares or 0.02% of the stock. This represents a $3.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 2nd. (more...)
Kim shown plans to strike Guam with missiles Kim shown plans to strike Guam with missiles
- August 17, 2017

During Kim's visit to the Command of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA), the North Korean leader further urged the U.S. to stop its " arrogant provocations against the DPRK ", including making " unilateral demands ". Signs of an easing in tension on the Korean peninsula helped stock markets rally for a second day running. It has ignored warnings from the West and from its lone major ally, China , to halt its nuclear and missile tests which it conducts in defiance of ... (more...)
UK's May: no equivalence between fascists and those who oppose them UK's May: no equivalence between fascists and those who oppose them
- August 17, 2017

The Prime Minister invited Trump to the United Kingdom on a state visit when she visited the White House in January. However, unlike hard-hitting comments from a Cabinet minister and Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, there was no direct criticism of Mr Trump. (more...)
Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border
- August 17, 2017

Security sources said the assailant in the blast was a member of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS). "Early this morning security forces stopped two people approaching the southern border (with Egypt)", an interior ministry spokesman in the Hamas-run territory said. (more...)
Bannon Mockingly Plays Down US Military Threat to North Korea Bannon Mockingly Plays Down US Military Threat to North Korea
- August 17, 2017

Trump declared. Swan added that "Bannon has unapologetically supported Trump's instinct to apportion blame to 'both sides.' Sources who've spoken with Bannon since Charlottesville say he views this moment as analogous to the campaign moment when Hillary Clinton condemned half of Trump's supporters to a 'basket of deplorables'". (more...)
As North plans missile launch, US, S. Korea ready war games As North plans missile launch, US, S. Korea ready war games
- August 17, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assured they will do everything for the safety of their citizens. "They believe that we are not true USA citizens, when we do have plenty of Chamorro people going into the USA military and serving for their country and dying for their country", he said. (more...)
Infant among scores injured after Kenya post-election riots Infant among scores injured after Kenya post-election riots
- August 17, 2017

A six-month-old baby has died after being beaten by Kenyan police during a raid on her house as protests erupted following a disputed election result in western Kisumu, her father said Tuesday. "We therefore rushed to Aga Khan Hospital". Yet they killed her. Mr Abanja said the anti-riot police had threatened to shoot them when they broke into the house, seeking alleged criminals who had taken advantage of the demos to loot. (more...)
Memorial honoring Confederate soldiers is removed from Hollywood Forever Memorial honoring Confederate soldiers is removed from Hollywood Forever
- August 17, 2017

Right-wing blogger Jason Kessler had called for the rally to protest the city's decision to remove a Robert E. Lee statue from a downtown park. The events triggered a national debate about similar monuments across the country. When announcing the move, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said, "San Diegans stand together against Confederate symbols of division". "It's kind of against what we're supposed to be doing there, preserving history", he told The Times . (more...)
Top oppn leaders to attend Sharad's show of strength today Top oppn leaders to attend Sharad's show of strength today
- August 17, 2017

He clarified that this meeting is not against any party or person but to save the "composite culture" of the nation. Elaborating on the Sajha Virasat Bachao' conference, he said "Apart from leaders of all Opposition parties, intellectuals, farmers, unemployed youth, Dalits and tribals from all parts of the country will be participating". (more...)
Metro elementary schools named after Confederate leaders could see changes Metro elementary schools named after Confederate leaders could see changes
- August 17, 2017

Lora's announcement comes after a deadly clash Saturday between counter-protesters and white nationalists during a rally opposing the planned removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. "At this point, all I'm proposing is that we have a conversation with the communities that would be impacted and that we support their wishes", she said. (more...)
South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula' South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula'
- August 17, 2017

Moon said he believes dialogue with North Korea can happen when North Korea halts missile and nuclear tests. During the meeting, Fang's remarks showed China's strong will to maintain good military relations with the U.S. "The most important task at hand is for the USA and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on their mutual needling of each other with words and actions, to lower the temperature of the tense situation and prevent the emergence of an 'August crisis, '" Wang was quoted as saying in ... (more...)

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