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Boston Mayor to Trump: City Stood for 'Peace and Love' Boston Mayor to Trump: City Stood for 'Peace and Love'
- August 23, 2017

Others carried a large banner that read: "SMASH WHITE SUPREMACY". An estimated 20,000 people flooded the streets surrounding Boston Common - where the Boston Free Speech Coalition had organised a rally at the bandstand - to protest against the group . (more...)
Test scores for Syracuse students improve, but still below state average Test scores for Syracuse students improve, but still below state average
- August 23, 2017

In math, the percentage of students who scored at the proficient level increased this year to 40.2, up 1.1 percentage point from 39.1 in 2016. Buffalo Public school students registered a small increase in student proficiency of 1.4-perent in ELA's, bringing the total student proficiency to 17.8-percent. (more...)
Rockabilly singer Burgess dies at 88 Rockabilly singer Burgess dies at 88
- August 23, 2017

Burgess' son John told the New York Times that the cause of death was complications from a fall, but the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette noted Burgess had also been struggling with issues related to diabetes. The record was a hit, and live audiences loved their frantic energy and showmanship - but a string of follow-ups for Sun fared poorly, as did a single for Philips International. (more...)
Solar Eclipse 2017: Trump looks at Sun without glasses becomes internet meme Solar Eclipse 2017: Trump looks at Sun without glasses becomes internet meme
- August 23, 2017

The website's critical bent is only a snapshot in time and could change in the wake of Trump's planned rally with supporters in Phoenix on Tuesday night. In fact, it's coming from all around , including this statement from the communications director for first lady Melania Trump: "As with all past administrations we ask that the media give Barron his privacy". (more...)
State Department Issues New Travel Warning For Mexico Over Violence, Crime Threat State Department Issues New Travel Warning For Mexico Over Violence, Crime Threat
- August 23, 2017

Areas such as Baja California Sur, where the popular tourist destination Cabo San Lucas is, and Quintana Roo, where Cancun and Riviera Maya are located, have seen a spike in homicide rates this year. The warning states that Americans "should cooperate at all checkpoints". The department also extended a total ban on personal travel by US government personnel to the violence-wracked state of Guerrero. (more...)
Pro-Trump rallies get scrapped in favor of internet 'day of action' Pro-Trump rallies get scrapped in favor of internet 'day of action'
- August 23, 2017

Citing the 40,000-strong anti-fascist protest in Boston Saturday, the largest anti-Muslim group in the USA has canceled almost 67 " America First " rallies in 36 states. The statement is reminiscent President Donald Trump, who condemned " violence on many sides " of an August 12 neo-Nazi riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, during which a neo-Nazi allegedly killed a woman named Heather Heyer. (more...)
AG, Woodbury Common owner reach settlement over AG, Woodbury Common owner reach settlement over "anti-competitive tactics"
- August 23, 2017

Simon Property denies any wrongdoing. An investigation found that while many developers wanted to build outlet centers in NYC, many Woodbury retailers (like Adidas, Coach, Gap, Michael Kors, Prada, The North Face) had "radius restrictions" in their leases which would penalize them if they opened another location within that 60-mile radius. (more...)
S.Korea's Moon says N.Korean nuclear-tipped ICBM is a S.Korea's Moon says N.Korean nuclear-tipped ICBM is a "red line"
- August 23, 2017

Washington describes the drills as defensive in nature, but the North sees them as preparation for invasion. "North Korea must at least end additional provocations to create the mood for dialogue". " Kim Jong Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision". Trump says: "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" "At the moment, the North Korea risk is having a slight impact on the financial market alone, but South Korea's consumption and ... (more...)
Secret Service can't pay agents to protect Trump's large family, frequent travel Secret Service can't pay agents to protect Trump's large family, frequent travel
- August 23, 2017

According to USA TODAY , more than 1,000 Secret Service agents have already reached the limit of their salary and overtime pay that should have lasted the entire 2017 year. He has already started discussions with key lawmakers to raise the salary and overtime cap for agents from $1,60,000 per year to $1,87,000 for the duration of Mr Trump's term, CNBC reported. (more...)
Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls
- August 23, 2017

Will they call him out? They'd maul Pence for his unapologetically Christian and social conservative views and paint him as an unmitigated bigot. It's instructive to see who passed this basic test this week, and who fell short. "Businesses had been somewhat reluctant-they don't want to be on the wrong side of the administration, they don't want to be the subject of a tweet", he said. (more...)
Anti-Trump Site Host Crowdsources DOJ Warrant Legal Fees Anti-Trump Site Host Crowdsources DOJ Warrant Legal Fees
- August 23, 2017

Web hosting provider DreamHost revealed last week that it was fighting a Justice Department search warrant for records from DisruptJ20.org related to who may have planned or participated in violent protests that occurred in Washington on Inauguration Day. (more...)
LHC issues notices on petition seeking placement of Nawaz on ECL
- August 23, 2017

The court also ordered the NAB to carry out its investigation. The anti-corruption watchdog enjoys powers to arrest a person who refuses to join investigations. A NAB official, who did not want to be named, told Dawn on Sunday that the bureau had served notices on Mr Sharif and his family members and Mr Dar. (more...)
A Large Caliber Bullet Couldn't Stop Scalise, He Is Walking Again A Large Caliber Bullet Couldn't Stop Scalise, He Is Walking Again
- August 23, 2017

At a CNN town hall Monday evening, Ryan said Scalise, a "very close friend", was doing better and is now in physical therapy. Scalise was in critical condition after suffering damage to internal organs, and his injuries will require additional operations, according to a MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical update late Wednesday. (more...)
Scattered severe weather including hail, showers and thunderstorms possible in Denver Scattered severe weather including hail, showers and thunderstorms possible in Denver
- August 23, 2017

Strong gusty straight line winds and brief heavy rainfall will be the main concerns with any strong thunderstorms that do develop. Southwest wind 8 to 14 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 24 miles per hour. The low is expected to be 76 degrees; clear skies are also expected to surround the area today until late Tuesday evening. The best chance for rain still appears to be Wednesday. (more...)
Philadelphia to host 4 of the next 5 Army-Navy football games Philadelphia to host 4 of the next 5 Army-Navy football games
- August 23, 2017

Later in the day, they announced at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford , New Jersey, that the 2021 game will be played at the home of the New York Giants and New York Jets . One of the craziest parts about the game, as pointed out by MSN , is that some of the players in the game wouldn't have been alive yet when the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 happened. (more...)
Venezuela seeks arrest warrant for prosecutor
- August 23, 2017

Colombian media reported they are expected to seek asylum in the US. "Unfortunately, we are in the worst moment of the relationship with the USA government". Image copyright EPA Image caption The couple's home was raided by intelligence services hours after the newly appointed Attorney General, Tarek Saab, ordered the arrest of Ms Ortega's husband. (more...)
Barcelona cell had planned big bomb attack
- August 23, 2017

The suspects in court included Driss Oukabir, the older brother of Moussa who was killed by police in Cambrils on Friday along with four other suspects. An investigation into whether the cell had global links goes on, police have said. Questions have also arisen over the group's possible worldwide connections. (more...)
Baltimore's Christopher Columbus Monument Smashed to Bits Baltimore's Christopher Columbus Monument Smashed to Bits
- August 23, 2017

According to Baltimore Brew , an online video shows an individual smashing the base, which contained the inscription: Sacred to the Memory of Chris. What is thought to be one of America's oldest monuments to Italian explorer Christopher Columbus located in the city of Baltimore , Maryland, was vandalized. (more...)
Shrinking labor force as Wyoming unemployment rate falls Shrinking labor force as Wyoming unemployment rate falls
- August 23, 2017

Putnam County had the fifth-lowest rate at 4.1 percent, followed by Hancock County (seventh-lowest, 4.1 percent) and Auglaize County (ninth-lowest, 4.2 percent). The national seasonally adjusted rate in July was 4.3 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from June. What's changed is Wyoming's labor force decreased by more than 7,000 people, or over 2 percent. (more...)
McConnell's Super PAC Pokes At Trump, Blasts Jeff Flake's Opponent In Ad McConnell's Super PAC Pokes At Trump, Blasts Jeff Flake's Opponent In Ad
- August 23, 2017

Ward also said her background as a physician convinces her that ObamaCare is hurting people. The main line of attack: In 2014, as a state senator, Ward called a public hearing to talk about her constituents' concerns that passing jets' condensation was really chemicals the government was surreptitiously spraying on their community. (more...)
Confidential Report Accuses Syria of Receiving Chemical Components from North Korea Confidential Report Accuses Syria of Receiving Chemical Components from North Korea
- August 23, 2017

In the past, there was speculation North Korea was playing an active role in the use of chemical weapons in Syria. It did not specify, however, where the interceptions happened or what the shipments contained. North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs. "The consignees were Syrian entities designated by the European Union and the United States as front companies for Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC ), ... (more...)
Emails: Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon Emails: Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon
- August 23, 2017

Following his dismissal from the White House and triumphant return to Breitbart News , it's not been clear what exactly Steve Bannon has in store for his next act. Marlow cited the five stories the site ran on the "globalist takeover" of the White House following Bannon's departure. In another email thread, the prankster seemed to fool Joel Pollak, Breitbart's senior editor-at-large. (more...)
George and Amal Clooney donate £780000 to fight hate groups George and Amal Clooney donate £780000 to fight hate groups
- August 23, 2017

Trump has faced plenty of backlash following his lukewarm response to the violence that transpired after white nationalists staged a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Clooney Foundation for Justice was cofounded by the power couple in 2016 to "advance justice in courtrooms, classrooms and communities around the world". (more...)
USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson commends North Korea's 'restraint' USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson commends North Korea's 'restraint'
- August 23, 2017

Tillerson echoed President Donald Trump's tough rhetoric on Pakistan in his address laying out a new strategy for the war Afghanistan . He believed vital to United States interests that Afghanistan and Pakistan prevented terrorist sanctuaries, Tillerson said . (more...)
Trump returns to immigration issue with Arizona rally Trump returns to immigration issue with Arizona rally
- August 23, 2017

It's a hub of operations for the U.S. Border Patrol. Trump is considering a pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio , whose tough stance on illegal immigration while sheriff made him famous and popular among Republicans. "He's also going to call on the Congress to get ready to come back when they arrive on September 5th and go straight to work to make America safe again, make America prosperous again, and in his words, to make America great again", said Pence. (more...)

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