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The Scientific Reason Why Whisky Tastes Better With Water The Scientific Reason Why Whisky Tastes Better With Water
- August 20, 2017

It could "have consequences for how we administer and design liquid drug formulations", he told Live Science . And I'm not the first person to order a Jack on the rocks on hot summer evening. Since the guaiacol is the main component when it comes to the smell and taste of whisky, depending on how much those guaiacol molecules interact with water molecules and ethanol molecules determines the intensity of aroma. (more...)
IED blast rocks Darjeeling; GJM chief, two aides held IED blast rocks Darjeeling; GJM chief, two aides held
- August 20, 2017

The state police personnel rushed to the spot as the defeaning sound of the explosion shook the neighbourhood. This is the first bomb attack on a police station since violence broke out on June 8 in the Darjeering hills over a demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland to be carved out of West Bengal's northern districts. (more...)
Under Armour CEO steps down from Trump's American Manufacturing Council Under Armour CEO steps down from Trump's American Manufacturing Council
- August 20, 2017

Merck President and CEO drew ire from Trump on Twitter after his resignation. The demonstration in Charlottesville by hundreds of white nationalists took a deadly turn when a vehicle drove into a group of counter protesters and killed one person. (more...)
Rep. Steve Cohen calls for Trump's impeachment Rep. Steve Cohen calls for Trump's impeachment
- August 20, 2017

The president, he argues, failed the "presidential test of moral leadership" by suggesting that both the white supremacists and those who oppose them were in the wrong. As a Jew and as an American and as a representative of an African American district, I am revolted by the fact that the President of the United States couldn't stand up and unequivocally condemn Nazis who want to kill Jews and whose predecessors murdered 6 million Jews during the Holocaust, and could not unequivocally condemn ... (more...)
Israel police kill Palestinian in West Bank
- August 20, 2017

A photo of the Palestinian, named by local sources as Qutayba Ziad Zahran from the Tulkarm governorate, later circulated on social media. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said in a statement that the 17-year-old boy approached a group of Border Police officers on Saturday afternoon and pulled a knife from his bag to stab them, Xinhua news agency reported. (more...)
Trump struggles with presidential duties as uniter-in-chief
- August 20, 2017

That not more Republicans have spoken up against the president's statements may isolate racial, ethnic and religious minorities, Carson said. Notwithstanding its self-professed tag of being the world's greatest democracy, the country's founders were slave-owners, and white supremacists - many of whom adore Trump for his unabashedly nativist stance - idolize and idealize the country's dark past, including celebrating Southern Confederate generals who opposed the end of slavery. (more...)
Partisan divide over Trump response to Charlottesville Partisan divide over Trump response to Charlottesville
- August 20, 2017

According to a new Public Religion Research Institute ( PRRI ) poll , 40 percent of Americans now support impeaching Trump, NBC News reports . A majority of Republicans - 68 percent - say Trump's description of the events was accurate, while a majority of Democrats and independents say it was not accurate. (more...)
Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago
- August 20, 2017

He and 43-year-old Wyndham Lathem, a former Northwestern University professor , face charges of first-degree murder over the death last month of Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau, a MI native who had been working in Chicago. When police found him, he had already been dead for at least 12 hours. It's unclear what the relationship was between Lathem, Cornell-Duranleau and Warren, who's British. (more...)
Moon sets a 'red line' for North
- August 20, 2017

The United States has been the South's security guarantor since the end of the Korean War in 1953, which left the peninsula divided and technically still in a state of conflict with no peace treaty signed. within range. "We can't lose everything with another war". Despite the heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the window for a political solution through dialogue has not been closed entirely. (more...)
Mother of woman killed at Charlottesville will not accept Donald Trump call Mother of woman killed at Charlottesville will not accept Donald Trump call
- August 20, 2017

He also criticized "alt-left" protesters for violently confronting white nationalists. But you don't go about, as the president did, trying to point out good people on each side. The tweet came just minutes after Denise Morrison , the CEO of the Campbell Soup Company, and Inge Thulin, the CEO of 3M , became the seventh and eighth executives to step down from the president's Manufacturing Jobs Initiative in the wake of the Charlottesville demonstrations. (more...)
US Rep. Flores on recent violence in Charlottesville: Unite to counter hatred US Rep. Flores on recent violence in Charlottesville: Unite to counter hatred
- August 20, 2017

The next morning, Alliance for American Manufacturing president Scott Paul quit the manufacturing council just hours ahead of Trump's polarizing Tuesday afternoon press conference. "Racism is evil - and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans", Trump said. (more...)
Yemen facing 'triple tragedy' of conflict, cholera, famine, United Nations says Yemen facing 'triple tragedy' of conflict, cholera, famine, United Nations says
- August 20, 2017

The report, commissioned by the UN Security Council, found the Saudi-led coalition responsible for 51 per cent of all child casualties in Yemen, with at least 349 children killed and 333 injured, similar to... In March 2015, the Saudi-led coalition began a campaign against Houthi forces allied with ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh in support of Hadi's government. (more...)
Trump Scraps Plan for White House Infrastructure Council Trump Scraps Plan for White House Infrastructure Council
- August 20, 2017

Bro's daughter, 32-year-old Heather Heyer , was killed and 19 others were injured when a driver rammed a vehicle into a crowd of demonstrators last Saturday. But in a rancorous news conference on Tuesday he backtracked and again blamed left-wing counter-protesters for the violence too. Representatives for Steve Roth of Vornado Realty Trust and Richard LeFrak of LeFrak, whom Mr Trump named last winter, could not be reached immediately. (more...)
Fairfield Police rescue 4, search for 2 missing fishermen Fairfield Police rescue 4, search for 2 missing fishermen
- August 20, 2017

When the tide came in, three of the fishermen became stranded on the reef. The Coast Guard says it received a report of two people unaccounted for around 7:45 a.m.in the area of Penfield Reef . Saturday. They say agencies assisting the search are a Coast Guard New Haven boat crew, Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Helicopter crew, Fairfield Police Department Marine Unit, and Bridgeport Fire Department Marine Unit . (more...)
Anti-Racism Rally Held In Laguna Beach Anti-Racism Rally Held In Laguna Beach
- August 20, 2017

As planned, the rally will start at Main Beach on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. There will be two counterprotests held, one on Saturday and one on Sunday. "We let them know they are able to excersize their First Amendment rights, but we will not tolerate physical violence to anyone or destruction of property", Cota said. (more...)
Charlottesville suspect faces 5 additional felony charges Charlottesville suspect faces 5 additional felony charges
- August 20, 2017

The new charges include two counts of malicious wounding and three of aggravated malicious wounding. The additional charges are related to victims who suffered serious, and potentially permanently incapacitating injuries after a vehicle allegedly driven by Fields plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters August 12 at a white supremacist rally. (more...)
Wreckage of sunken WWII warship USS Indianapolis discovered, Navy announces Wreckage of sunken WWII warship USS Indianapolis discovered, Navy announces
- August 20, 2017

NHHC historians discovered the mistake after records showed a US naval landing craft in the area had spotted the Indianapolis hours before it was attacked and logged its location, giving Allen's vessel a new 600-square-mile area of ocean floor to search. (more...)
Provincial State of Emergency extended Provincial State of Emergency extended
- August 20, 2017

The wildfires have prompted the longest-lasting state of emergency ever declared in British Columbia, having started on July 8, and gives federal and provincial authorities the power to take any action necessary to fight the wildfires. The area burned is estimated at more than 9,000 square kilometres, exceeding the previous record set in 1958. "Many tourism businesses in the region are losing income and, in some cases, losing property due to the wildfires during the peak revenue-generating ... (more...)
French train station evacuated as police investigate reported shooting French train station evacuated as police investigate reported shooting
- August 20, 2017

After an evacuation and police operation at the train station on Saturday night, the historic city quickly returned to normal, with police returning to their posts. Local police did arrest one person, Midi Libre Nimes reported. French authorities stepped up controls on the border with Spain after the Barcelona attacks. (more...)
Local historian weighs-in on State House Confederate monuments: Local historian weighs-in on State House Confederate monuments: "I'm disappointed"
- August 20, 2017

The battle over Charlottesville's statute of Robert E. Lee represents the enduring question posed by that history, the necessity for Americans to learn to live together in harmony through acknowledging a racist past. She explains why the time in which statues were erected can inform the decision as to whether to remove them. There are at least 10 Confederate statues in the Capitol, distributed between the Hall of Columns, the Capitol Visitor Center and other locations, most notably ... (more...)
President Trump Calls Lindsey Graham a President Trump Calls Lindsey Graham a "Publicity Seeker"
- August 20, 2017

The South Carolina Republican , who is one of the GOP's most outspoken Trump critics, sharply criticized Trump's denouncement of "many sides" of the protests in Virginia. The War Between the States has shaped relations between whites and blacks in the country ever since.A handful of cities has removed some of the 718 statues honoring the Confederacy's warriors, while others are considering taking them down. (more...)
Pondicherry by night safe for women: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Pondicherry by night safe for women: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi
- August 20, 2017

She was personally checking the measures in place for women's safety, she said.Her head covered with a scarf, Ms. Bedi rode by the city's Anna Salai and New Bus Stand without being noticed.Much to the chagrin of the ruling establishment, Ms , As Reported By Hindu . (more...)
Two 'Mahakali' actors die in road accident Two 'Mahakali' actors die in road accident
- August 20, 2017

They were returning to their home here for a two-day break after shooting for two days in Gujarat's Umbergaon when the accident took place at the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Palghar district near Mumbai , inspector Mahesh Patil of Manor police station told Desi-Box. (more...)
Spain maintains alert level at 4 with reinforced security measures Spain maintains alert level at 4 with reinforced security measures
- August 20, 2017

In Barcelona , crowds returned to Las Ramblas on Saturday morning and street vendors were once again selling drinks and ice cream from kiosks on the Pla├ža de Catalunya, close to where Thursday's attack started. The Barcelona attack was claimed by Daesh (the so-called Islamic State). The dead man is not linked to the Las Ramblas attack, officials say, but investigations are ongoing. (more...)
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...)