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The Spanish investigation of Barcelona attack The Spanish investigation of Barcelona attack
- August 20, 2017

Investigators have said that the Barcelona and Cambrils terror attacks are closely linked as that was hatched in a house that the plotters had used as a bomb factory, Telegraph reported . - Police said the person killed was a Spanish national and was not on police radar. "They came to have beer at another bar in the square where I used to work". (more...)
Some areas may see cloud cover during total solar eclipse Some areas may see cloud cover during total solar eclipse
- August 20, 2017

Elsewhere, hit-or-miss clouds are likely. "It looks like (on) the southeast coast, including Charleston and Columbia, there's going to be the potential for cloud cover and maybe some precipitation", says Center meteorologist Mike Musher. "It's something to keep in mind". If mid-level clouds develop in the afternoon, West Michigan may have a more hard time viewing the eclipse. On eclipse day, the forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 86. (more...)
Trump warns North Korea that United States is 'locked and loaded' Trump warns North Korea that United States is 'locked and loaded'
- August 20, 2017

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Saturday that the regime of North Korea is responsible for the crisis with the USA and must fix it, affirming that London longs to a diplomatic resolution. Military officials said Friday they plan to move ahead with large-scale U.S. The conversation took place after a series of threats made by Trump to the North Korean leadership, which in turn promised to target the vicinity of Guam in its next missile test. (more...)
Mpls. City Council approves Arradondo as new chief Mpls. City Council approves Arradondo as new chief
- August 20, 2017

Arradondo is a 28-year veteran of the MPD, having joined the department in 1989. Many residents were upset that the officers' body cameras were not turned when Damond was shot. "Today, we are asking a child of Minneapolis, of the Southside, for the last 28 years an officer who has risen the ranks of our department, to take on the top job in our police department". (more...)
Boy missing since Barcelona attack 'found alive in hospital' Boy missing since Barcelona attack 'found alive in hospital'
- August 20, 2017

After Mr Cadman made a plea for information, Prime Minister Theresa May said United Kingdom authorities were "urgently looking into reports" that a child, who has dual British nationality, is missing. Ireland's foreign affairs minister, Simon Coveney, said: "In a way it's a miracle that more Irish people weren't involved, given that there are so many Irish people in Spain, Barcelona and Cambrils at this time of year". (more...)
Juventus control Cagliari to open Serie A campaign with victory Juventus control Cagliari to open Serie A campaign with victory
- August 19, 2017

Fabio Maresca became the first referee in Serie A to use VAR technology to award a penalty on Saturday, only to see veteran Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon rescue the hosts. Higuain pulled the trigger on a Dybala dummy outside the area following a smart Cuadrado pass inside, but the Argentine's shot was blocked. Bosnian free-kick specialist Miralem Pjanic struck a superb 25-metre free-kick onto the post on two minutes, and from then on it was mostly one-way traffic. (more...)
Irish J1 student doesn't recognise she's serving Leo Varadkar at work Irish J1 student doesn't recognise she's serving Leo Varadkar at work
- August 19, 2017

Kelly realised her mistake when her friend pointed out that it was Varadkar, who is of Indian origin, sitting in the restaurant and took to Twitter to narrate the entire embarrassing story. When you're working in Chicago, you're not expecting someone like that to walk in. She then went out to move the Taoiseach's table and said that he was "really nice about it". (more...)
Deadly train crash in India's Uttar Pradesh Deadly train crash in India's Uttar Pradesh
- August 19, 2017

A senior official in the Uttar Pradesh government, Arvind Kumar, told the Hindustan Times the train driver had slammed the brakes on after spotting maintenance work on the tracks that was not properly signalled, the newspaper reported. Photographs and television footage showed twisted and upended coaches lying sideways as hundreds of people try to pull the passengers out. What caused the train to come off the tracks is not yet known. (more...)
SC Republicans agree with Trump tweets on keeping Confederate monuments SC Republicans agree with Trump tweets on keeping Confederate monuments
- August 19, 2017

The President has drawn widespread criticism from across the US political spectrum for saying demonstrators representing an array of hate groups and counter-protesters shared blame for the violence that erupted, leaving one woman dead and 19 injured when a Nazi sympathizer drove his vehicle at high speed into a group of counter-protesters. (more...)
Trump mourns statues the South's hero opposed Trump mourns statues the South's hero opposed
- August 19, 2017

Jefferson Davis' great-great grandson had similar thoughts during a conversation with MSNBC's Ali Velshi on Wednesday. According to Politico, Statues honouring prominent Confederates , including Gens. Is it remotely possible that Spencer and Identity Evropa and the driver of a Dodge Challenger came to defend the statue of Lee because of his skill in military tactics and strategy? Some politicians are asking their constituents for their opinion on this matter. (more...)
Solar eclipse weather forecast turns cloudy Solar eclipse weather forecast turns cloudy
- August 19, 2017

Meteorologist Mike Musher says overall about half the nation is likely to get favorable eclipse viewing weather. We are still keeping an eye on the forecast for Monday across the Carolinas as the solar eclipse draws near. NAM is run by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction and the European model is run by the European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting. (more...)
Facing North Korean nuclear threat, Guam Catholics urged to 'look to God' Facing North Korean nuclear threat, Guam Catholics urged to 'look to God'
- August 19, 2017

China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs. The president appeared to draw another red line that would trigger a USA attack against North Korea and "big, big trouble" for its leader, Kim Jong Un . (more...)
Video Shows Clashes Of Indian, Chinese Soldiers At Ladakh Video Shows Clashes Of Indian, Chinese Soldiers At Ladakh
- August 19, 2017

The pelting of stones took place when the two sides were retreating after a face-off at Finger Four and Finger Five near Pangong Lake on August 15. The video begins with a few dozen soldiers from both sides jostling, and then it soon breaks down into kicking, punching and stone-throwing. (more...)
Desperate search for missing British boy, 7, continues after Barcelona terror attack Desperate search for missing British boy, 7, continues after Barcelona terror attack
- August 19, 2017

Injured are helped on a long stretch of pedestrian sidewalk after a white van jumped the sidewalk. "Please like and share", she said. His mother, Jumarie "Jom" Cadman, was found in hospital and is in a serious but stable condition. His mum Jom was one of 100 people injured when a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Las Ramblas yesterday afternoon.13 people were killed. (more...)
Boston Free Speech Rally and Counter-Protests LIVE STREAM Boston Free Speech Rally and Counter-Protests LIVE STREAM
- August 19, 2017

He joined the crowd of thousands of counter-protesters assembling in Boston's historically black Roxbury neighborhood early on Saturday. Boston authorities also planned to put roadblocks in place to avert auto attacks like the deadly one carried out in Charlottesville by a man said to have neo-Nazi sympathies against counter-protesters and a similar spate of attacks by Islamist extremists in Europe, most recently Barcelona. (more...)
Trump bemoans Confederate statues' removal Trump bemoans Confederate statues' removal
- August 19, 2017

Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next". "So foolish! Also the beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!" President Trump had made similar comments at his free-wheeling press conference on Tuesday from the lobby of Trump Tower, but they were eclipsed in the media by statements he made about counter-protesters, gathered in Charlottesville to march against hate groups, being somewhat at fault for the ... (more...)
Sunny Skies Expected Saturday after Rain Friday Sunny Skies Expected Saturday after Rain Friday
- August 19, 2017

Some may produce a brief downpour and a rumble of thunder. A few storms could be strong to severe, with damaging winds and heavy downpours as the primary threats. South southeast wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. High temperatures should still climb into the middle 90s. There's a 30 percent chance for showers and storms overnight, mainly before midnight, as the low falls to around 59. (more...)
BJP leader arrested after 27 cows in his shelter die BJP leader arrested after 27 cows in his shelter die
- August 19, 2017

A government cattle shelter in Chhattisgarh turned into a death trap after nearly 200 cows died due to starvation in the last two days, a village head alleged. The incident prompted the Chief Minister Raman Singh for an enquiry into the matter. Speculations are rife that the cows were burried in many trenches in a bid to cover up the the severe incident of neglect. (more...)
Man Punches, Kicks Woman at Gym in Madhya Pradesh's Indore Man Punches, Kicks Woman at Gym in Madhya Pradesh's Indore
- August 19, 2017

According to the news agency, the police have not arrested Punit Malviya, the man seen in the video asaulting the women, yet. Indore: As if the recent incidents of molestation at a Delhi five-star hotel, stalking of a journalist in Mumbai and the Chandigarh stalking case weren't enough, another shocking case of violence against women has surfaced from Indore. (more...)
Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue from chapel Duke University removes Robert E. Lee statue from chapel
- August 19, 2017

This event just happened. So making the statement when I made it was excellent. When you alter monuments, "you're not changing history", he said. Do they have any semblance of guilt?. You like him?. OK. "Now, are we going to take down his statue?" [Jefferson] was a major slave owner. "Now are we going to take down his statue?" "Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our handsome statues and monuments". (more...)
Nina Dobrev Explains Why She Left The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev Explains Why She Left The Vampire Diaries
- August 19, 2017

In an interview with harper by Harper's Bazaar , Dobrev admitted that the real reason for her departure was actually because of her fear of leaving the show. I want to be the first to tell you that it wasn't just a holiday celebration, it was a goodbye party. Her big screen career will continue later this year with #Flatliners , a remake of the cult classic '80s film that follows a group of medical students who get addicted to near-death experiences to risky results. (more...)
Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Odisha CM announces ex gratia for Odia victims Muzaffarnagar train derailment: Odisha CM announces ex gratia for Odia victims
- August 19, 2017

In Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Anand Kumar said that top priority was being accorded to ensure prompt rescue and relief work. The National Disaster Response Force has sent a team of 44 rescuers and two search dogss to the site of the mishap in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar to assist in the rescue and relief operations. (more...)
Trump Abandons Plan for Council on Infrastructure Trump Abandons Plan for Council on Infrastructure
- August 19, 2017

In the past, Trump has also touted a $1 trillion investment in infrastructure as a way to unite feuding Democrats and Republicans behind a shared priority. Within the hour Trump had hit back on Twitter, saying scornfully that now Frazier "will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" America's Businessman in Chief has discovered he's a little too toxic for other business leaders. (more...)
Nisar to hold important presser following Pervaiz Rashid's revelations Nisar to hold important presser following Pervaiz Rashid's revelations
- August 19, 2017

Reacting upon fellow party leader Pervaiz Rasheed's recent statement, former interior minister and PML-N stalwart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that Rasheed should clarify as to what sort of help he or the party needed him when he was interior minister, ARY News reported. (more...)
Will US strike North Korea?: Stakes are high Will US strike North Korea?: Stakes are high
- August 19, 2017

Song and Mattis positively evaluated their joint ballistic missile drill and the swift deployment of USA strategic assets to Korea in response to the North's intercontinental ballistic missile launch on July 28th. He said recently that the battery will protect 10 million South Koreans in the area outside of Seoul in addition to USA bases and vital seaports. It added: "We are watching every single thing in the United States". (more...)

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