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Australian zoo welcomes rare white koala Australian zoo welcomes rare white koala
- August 22, 2017

But the season's biggest reveal came on August 22nd, when a baby poked her head out and it was not koala-gray, but... white! Hospital director at the zoo Rosie Booth said that when animals are born with white or extremely pale fur it is expected they will eventually shed the fur and their colouring will gradually become darker as they age. (more...)
Boeing will help develop new nuclear missiles in Huntsville Boeing will help develop new nuclear missiles in Huntsville
- August 22, 2017

Boeing and Northrop Grumman will compete for a much bigger contract in 2020, when the Air Force will pick a single company for the engineering, manufacturing and design work on the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile system. The company was awarded a $328 million contract to execute the Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction (TMRR) phase of the GBSD program. A spokesperson from Lockheed, another bidder, said the company was disappointed not to be selected but looked forward to ... (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull pleads with both sides of debate to campaign respectfully Malcolm Turnbull pleads with both sides of debate to campaign respectfully
- August 22, 2017

He said the debate should be respectful but his advice to people with friends who were distressed by the "hurtful" language was "stand up for them". Whether their lawsuit goes through or not, the results of the postal survey will still send a clear signal to the Parliament about the will of the Australian people - which could either affirm or deny the rights of LGBTQ Australians to marry whomever they love. (more...)
Public finances record July surplus but overall borrowing up
- August 22, 2017

Debt interest payments totalled GBP 4.9 billion in July, up 18% on a year ago. Economists had forecast borrowing to increase to GBP 1 billion in July. But Ruth Gregory, economist at Capital Economics , said the figures were probably just a blip, as the deadline fell on a different day of the week from previous year. (more...)
Russian Director Detained in Fraud Probe Russian Director Detained in Fraud Probe
- August 22, 2017

Officially, the reason was because the performance was not ready, but there were rumours that the theatre came under pressure to shelve the ballet owing to Serebrennikov's reputation and the open portrayal of homosexual relationships in his production. (more...)
Palestinians await 'clear vision' from USA on peace talks Palestinians await 'clear vision' from USA on peace talks
- August 22, 2017

The officials will meet with leaders from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Israel and the Palestinian Authority. An official involved in the PA's relationship with United Nations human rights agencies told The Media Line that, "Palestine is an observer member and has the full right to head to the United Nations, which is the worldwide law association and that should happen permanently". (more...)
Where Technical Charts Stands for Enbridge Energy Management, LLC (EEQ)
- August 22, 2017

It has underperformed by 35.13% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $5.76B company. The Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Lp holds 3.09 million shares with $78.80M value, down from 3.23M last quarter. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Enbridge Energy, L.P. from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. (more...)
Over 180000 Sign Petition Urging Government to Label Antifa a Terrorist Group Over 180000 Sign Petition Urging Government to Label Antifa a Terrorist Group
- August 22, 2017

A petition calling for President Donald Trump to classify the anarcho-communist group known as "Antifa" as a terrorist organization has hit the benchmark of 100,000 signatures. The mainstream news organizations have opted not to aggressively report on the violence Antifa has been committing around the globe, including rioting during the G20 Summit at Hamburg, Germany where they burned cars and looted buildings, as depicted in the video below from Ten Fold . (more...)
Korea warns United States of "merciless revenge" for drill with S. Korea
- August 22, 2017

Vincent K. Brooks, the commander of US Forces Korea. North Korea has warned the United States it will be "pouring gasoline on fire" if they carry out drills with its long term foe South Korea . starts the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises with South Korea . As two dozen Australian troops prepare to join in 10 days of annual war games, North Korea have warned the USA "they're pouring gasoline on fire" by holding the drill in South Korea . (more...)
Azarenka withdraws from US Open amid child custody dispute Azarenka withdraws from US Open amid child custody dispute
- August 22, 2017

Two-time grand slam victor Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the US Open because she's unable to take her baby boy out of California. The Belarusian only returned to tennis in June after giving birth to her son, Leo, in December. The two-time Australian Open champion also noted that she would need to leave 8-month-old Leo in California while playing at Flushing Meadows, "which I'm not willing to do". (more...)
Nepal PM to visit India on August 23 Nepal PM to visit India on August 23
- August 22, 2017

On Wednesday, the visiting Prime Minister will visit the Rajghat in Delhi to pay his respects to Mahatma Gandhi. Likewise, on the same occasion, the Prime Minister will also visit Telangana, Andra Pradesh and Bihar states of India. Indian Prime Minister Modi will host a banquet in honour of Prime Minister Deuba and his delegation. Indian and Chinese diplomats are regularly meeting Nepali officials and diplomats in Kathmandu , New Delhi and Beijing to get support but Nepal has been ... (more...)
Korea says no agreement over renegotiation of USA trade deal Korea says no agreement over renegotiation of USA trade deal
- August 22, 2017

Trade officials from both sides gathered in Seoul on Tuesday after Washington called a meeting, but failed to reach "any agreement", Seoul's trade minister Kim Hyun-Chong told reporters. Tuesday's joint committee meeting was the first test of aggressive negotiation tactics for newly appointed chief trade negotiator who took office on August 4. (more...)
South Korea's Prospect Of War And Army Helicopter Crash Update South Korea's Prospect Of War And Army Helicopter Crash Update
- August 22, 2017

South Korea's top military officer said the current security situation on the peninsula was "more serious than at any other time " and warned Pyongyang it would "retaliate resolutely" against any attack. North Korea's propaganda machine was working overtime Monday as the biennial Ulchi-Freedom Guardian joint U.S. Tensions in the region show no sign of abating, escalating following a new round of United Nations sanctions against North Korea earlier in August, in response to fresh ... (more...)
Venezuela conductor Dudamel's tour canceled Venezuela conductor Dudamel's tour canceled
- August 22, 2017

The cancellation, described by Dudamel as heartbreaking, came after Mr Maduro said that the conductor had betrayed Venezuela's socialist government when he said in May that it must "listen to the people". "In Venezuela and we have to work for the Venezuelans", he said. No reason has been given for the cancellation of the four-city September tour, for which 180 musicians have been rehearsing for three months. (more...)
Led coalitions attack on Raqqa leaves 17 dead Led coalitions attack on Raqqa leaves 17 dead
- August 22, 2017

More than half of the city has been claimed by the coalition US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces. Damascus repeatedly urged the United Nations to take on its responsibilities concerning the establishment of worldwide peace and security to put an end to the crimes against Syrians by the US-led coalition. (more...)
Brighton and Hove Albion Reach Agreement for FC Zurich Striker Brighton and Hove Albion Reach Agreement for FC Zurich Striker
- August 22, 2017

Dwamena scored 30 goals in 38 games last season for Austrian club Lustenau and Zurich, who were promoted back to the Super League. Brighton have lost both of their matches so far this season, failing to score in either fixture having lost 2-0 at home to Manchester City and then by the same scoreline at Leicester on Saturday. (more...)
Korea, US Start Annual War Games Korea, US Start Annual War Games
- August 22, 2017

Pyongyang described it as "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". Combative rhetoric between the nations spiked after North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that appeared to bring much of the U.S. (more...)
Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million
- August 22, 2017

A ticket sold in California is worth $1,095,207. The buyer chose the "power play" option - increasing the $50,000 prize to $200,000. There was also a third $50,000 ticket in New Berlin. Furthermore, since theLotter stores clients' tickets in OR, it abides by the US Immoral Acts Law, which stipulates that one is "prohibited from importing into the United States from any foreign country any lottery ticket". (more...)
F-35 fighter jets to surround North Korea F-35 fighter jets to surround North Korea
- August 22, 2017

That possibility has prompted some calls for the U.S.to scale back the military exercises. It involves tens of thousands of South Korean soldiers. "We have no intention of raising military tensions on the Korean Peninsula", South Korean President Moon Jae-in said. (more...)
Visiting US military commanders to issue warning to Pyongyang
- August 22, 2017

Rep. Peter King said the United States is right to go ahead with military exercises with South Korea , despite North Korea's warning of a strike ahead of the drills. The North Korean statement from a spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs, reported by the state news agency KCNA , described Turnbull's remarks about ANZUS as "reckless". (more...)
Top US Brass Arrive in Seoul for Joint Drills Top US Brass Arrive in Seoul for Joint Drills
- August 22, 2017

China on Monday renewed its call for the United States and South Korea to suspend joint military drills as the two nations began annual war games that have infuriated nuclear-armed Pyongyang . Around 17,500 U.S. troops will participate in this year's drills - a cutback from last year - according to numbers provided by Seoul's defence ministry. (more...)
Guy drives into sinkhole because he was looking at his phone Guy drives into sinkhole because he was looking at his phone
- August 22, 2017

The man was not seriously hurt, according to CCTV. The crater was five meters in breadth, eight meters in length and two meters deep, reported the Mirror . In this case too, the woman was uninjured. Motorists getting into accidents because of driving in a distracted manner is extremely commonplace across the world. (more...)
Ivanka Trump praises Boston counter demonstrators in tweet Ivanka Trump praises Boston counter demonstrators in tweet
- August 22, 2017

When Weiss asked the man why he was in Boston for the "free speech rally", he replied: "You shouldn't be afraid to go outside and say you're conservative". Although the rally's organizers have distanced themselves from neo-Nazis, others feared white supremacists might show.No major incidents were reported on Saturday in Boston. (more...)
Chiru's 151st film Syera NarasimhaReddy First Look Motion Poster Chiru's 151st film Syera NarasimhaReddy First Look Motion Poster
- August 22, 2017

Cherry had posted some photos of its opening ceremony on the Twitter handle of his production house and wrote: "Done with the pooja formalities of our prestigious next, #Chiru151! ". Rajamouli will be present in the event and will unveil the poster of the film and celebrate Chiranjeevi's birthday. Baahubali director SS Rajamouli will be unveiling the motion poster of Chiru151 tomorrow morning at a special event. (more...)
Pilot, passenger killed in plane crash near Madras airport Pilot, passenger killed in plane crash near Madras airport
- August 22, 2017

Jefferson County Emergency Manager Mark Carman confirmed the plane went down approximately one mile south of the Madras Airport runway. The fire has been extinguished and officials said it is no longer a threat to the area. A year ago, the pilot of a vintage biplane died at Madras airport while he was performing a low altitude loop as part of the Airshow of the Cascades. (more...)