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Two children pulled from rubble on quake-hit Italian island Two children pulled from rubble on quake-hit Italian island
- August 23, 2017

Nolasco said the quake hit the island of Ischia , a popular tourist destination off the Tyrrhenian Sea, and left two persons dead and dozens injured. An natural disaster rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and trapping a half dozen others under collapsed homes. (more...)
Rawalpindi NAB decides to summon Sharif family Rawalpindi NAB decides to summon Sharif family
- August 23, 2017

On Aug 20, an investigation team of the NAB summoned Sharif, his sons, daughter and her husband to appear before its Lahore office and it awaited their arrival until 2:00 pm, but they did not turn up. According to reports, Hassan and Hussain would not appear until a verdict was passed on the review petitions submitted earlier by Sharif family in the apex court. (more...)
Kurdish president vows no delay on independence vote Kurdish president vows no delay on independence vote
- August 23, 2017

He was joined in his meetings in Erbil by Mr. McGurk, Douglas A. Silliman, the American ambassador to Iraq, and Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander of the American-led campaign against ISIS. "Every member of our coalition believes that now is not the time to hold this referendum". President Barzani said an independent Kurdish state would prevent further bloodshed between Erbil and Baghdad and would allow future generations to live in peace as neighbours. (more...)
North Korea warns it won't negotiate nukes if United States is hostile North Korea warns it won't negotiate nukes if United States is hostile
- August 23, 2017

Choi Jin-wook, a professor of global relations at Japan's Ritsumeikan University and former president of South Korea's state-run Korea Institute for National Unification, said a sixth nuclear test would be essential for North Korea to develop an operational nuclear-tipped ICBM. (more...)
WWE SmackDown Live Results, Your Feedback And Viewing Party WWE SmackDown Live Results, Your Feedback And Viewing Party
- August 23, 2017

English comes back with the Director's Cut for a near fall before Roode hits a spinebuster and the Glorious DDT for the pin and the win. Backstage - Dolph Ziggler: In a sarcastic shoot-style promo, Ziggler said he was thrilled to be returning to SmackDown Live with a backstage segment and that he now knows what it takes to be a star in WWE - singing, playing guitar, rapping, lights, a fancy robe and a valet. (more...)
Bold Ventures Applauds Government Announcement of Ring of Fire Access Roads Bold Ventures Applauds Government Announcement of Ring of Fire Access Roads
- August 23, 2017

The province announced today it is working with the Webequi, Marten Falls and Nibinamik First Nations communities to build all-season access roads to the Ring of Fire project as well as connect those communities to the main highway routes. A planned north-south community access road would start from just north of Aroland with the option of being extended into the Ring of Fire to possibly support the bulk shipment of chromite out of the region. (more...)
President Trump Hosts Controversial Rally Amid Charlottesville Backlash President Trump Hosts Controversial Rally Amid Charlottesville Backlash
- August 23, 2017

Pivoting back to Charlottesville, Trump warned against removing statues of non-Confederates like George Washington and Teddy Roosevelt. "They all said , 'Mr". "They don't report the facts.... But I won't do it tonight, because I don't want to cause any controversy". Included in those closures are downtown court buildings, which will close three hours early at 2 p.m. (more...)
President Trump will not pardon Joe Arpaio during Phoenix visit President Trump will not pardon Joe Arpaio during Phoenix visit
- August 23, 2017

What else will Trump do in Arizona? Some White House officials privately expressed concern about Trump's Phoenix rally, fearing he might revisit the Charlottesville issue in the heat of the moment while cheered on by thousands of supporters. (more...)
Two Oklahoma inmates on the run Two Oklahoma inmates on the run
- August 23, 2017

The two inmates, identified as Andrew Foy, 32, and Darren Walp, 37, allegedly overpowered two Inmate Services Corporation transport officers about 3:25 a.m. leading them to believe the inmates are now armed and risky. The missing vehicle has been described as a maroon 2006 Dodge Ram with Oklahoma tag DEL244, reported NewsOn6. (more...)
United States soldier who defected to North Korea has died United States soldier who defected to North Korea has died
- August 23, 2017

He is believed to have been the last US deserter still alive in the North. He was also the subject of a documentary film, Crossing the Line by British filmmakers Daniel Gordon and Nicholas Bonner, which was shown at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. (more...)
CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) Traded Much Lower Than Its 50 Day Average CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) Traded Much Lower Than Its 50 Day Average
- August 23, 2017

The shares were purchased at an average price of $51.59. The rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research on Friday, October 9 to "Buy". $84.00 million worth of CSX Corporation (NASDAQ:CSX) shares were sold by Mantle Ridge LP . versus those who think you should sell it. Following the purchase, the director now owns 106 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,468.54. The dividend will be $0.200 per share for the quarter or $0.80 on an annualized basis. (more...)
Kaifiyat Express derails in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district; 50 reported injured Kaifiyat Express derails in Uttar Pradesh's Auraiya district; 50 reported injured
- August 23, 2017

No casualties have been reported so far. Eleven coaches, including the engine of the Azamgarh-Delhi Kaifiyat Express, derailed in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh this morning, resulting in injuries to almost 50 people, in the second rail accident in the state in four days. (more...)
Trump ramping up for 2020 reelection
- August 23, 2017

The White House has sought federal funding for the wall, spending Democrats have pledged not to back in a bill. But wait, maybe there's more to this email besides what's being passed around on social media. Trump travels to Arizona on Tuesday for the first of several rallies aimed at padding his re-election and the Republican National Committee's coffers, efforts that also seemingly convey a message to other Republicans who may be considering mounting a primary bid at the hobbled ... (more...)
NC State dismisses two players, suspends three more NC State dismisses two players, suspends three more
- August 23, 2017

Doeren had only added 19 freshmen players in the most recent class. Thompson, Brown, Collins and Lyas are four of the eight players Doeren signed in the class from the state of Florida. "Participation in intercollegiate athletics is a privilege, not a right". In July, N.C. State University police made public incident reports that indicated two of the female students told police they had been raped, while a third female student told police she was the victim of sexual battery. (more...)
Trump Abandons Plans for Infrastructure Advisory Council Trump Abandons Plans for Infrastructure Advisory Council
- August 23, 2017

Trump last week disbanded two business advisory councils after several chief executives resigned in protest over his remarks blaming the violence on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists. This comes just one day after two other advisory groups were dismantled over the furor caused by Trump's remarks on white supremacists. Update 8/16/17 2:05pm ET: General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt released a statement calling Trump's statements "deeply troubling" and expressed no confidence ... (more...)
JA Solar Q2 Total Shipments Above Guidance; Raises Shipment Outlook JA Solar Q2 Total Shipments Above Guidance; Raises Shipment Outlook
- August 23, 2017

Margins look rather unappealing at the current levels of revenue and earnings. At present, the stock is -21.57% separated from the 52 week high and 39.82% from the low. (NASDAQ:JASO)'s stock about -6.30% from the 50-day high and 3.99% away from the 50-day low. A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. (more...)
Brokers Change Their Target Price On Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK)
- August 23, 2017

Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Discovery Communications by 1.3% in the first quarter. Odey Asset Management Gru Ltd has invested 0.54% in Apple Inc. It has underperformed by 17.58% the S&P500. Digging deeping into the Discovery Communications Inc (DISCK) 's technical indicators, we note that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -89.46. (more...)
Trump 'sad to see' history being 'ripped apart' by Confederate monuments' removal
- August 23, 2017

He also compared Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general who fought against the United States, to founding father George Washington , and when asked about the white supremacist "alt-right" movement, asked, "What about the alt-left?" Lee and Jackson, another Confederate commander during the 1861-1865 Civil War, have always been celebrated by many white southerners as icons of a lost cause, and reviled by other Americans as traitorous defenders of a slave-holding south. (more...)
Remains of Missing Minnesota Teen Identified in Missouri Remains of Missing Minnesota Teen Identified in Missouri
- August 23, 2017

Ozark County deputies arrested Rebecca Ruud-Peat in Springfield at the Greyhound bus station Monday. She had bought a ticket to Kansas City and her husband, who has not been charged, had a ticket to Memphis, Tennessee. Ruud's ex-boyfriend, Buddy Smart, told investigators he had seen her discipline Savannah by forcing her to crawl through a hog pen and making her to bathe in a pond, the affidavit states. (more...)
Typhoon Hato forces Hong Kong to issue second highest storm warning signal Typhoon Hato forces Hong Kong to issue second highest storm warning signal
- August 23, 2017

Hundreds of Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights scheduled for tomorrow have been canceled as a result of the weather, a spokesperson for the airlines told the SCMP . The observatory raised its Typhoon 3 warning Tuesday evening, triggered when wind speeds are expected to hit between 41 and 62 kilometres per hour. (more...)
Trump Administration Blacklists 4 Russian Citizens, 1 Company Over North Korea Trump Administration Blacklists 4 Russian Citizens, 1 Company Over North Korea
- August 23, 2017

US sanctions, even though they are imposed by just one country, have an outsize influence because most worldwide banking is conducted in USA dollars. Talking to NK News following the press conference, U.S. Representative Ann Wagner acknowledged that the objective of an oil export ban would be to convince North Korea that dialogue would be its best option. (more...)
Iraqis forces retake three districts of Tal Afar Iraqis forces retake three districts of Tal Afar
- August 23, 2017

But now a lot of them has left their homes either due to the sectarian trouble during the years after 2003, or after the city fell to the IS in 2014, Xinhua reported. "There are plans under consideration ... that will look at residual presence in the future", Lt. Gen. Steve Townsend, the USA -led coalition's commanding general, told reporters in a joint press briefing with Mattis. (more...)
Yes, President Trump Watches the Eclipse too Yes, President Trump Watches the Eclipse too
- August 23, 2017

Looking directly at the sun can cause permanent eye damage, the symptoms of which can take a few days to show up. Social media users had a field day over Trump's moment in the sun. But the USA president may not be the only one who looked into the sun without eclipse glasses . But what did the people of Twitter have to say about the president's potentially unsafe decision? Shortly thereafter, President Trump and the First Lady, Melania , were seen taking in the astronomical ... (more...)
Morrissey to release new album 'Low in High-School' on November 17 Morrissey to release new album 'Low in High-School' on November 17
- August 23, 2017

Morrissey will support the album with a one-off show at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday November 10, with further tour dates to be announced. The deal between the former Smiths front man and his new label BMG puts an end to a lot of drama that surrounded his last release World Peace Is None Of Your Business , which many feared might be the last thing that Morrissey would ever put out. (more...)
US Navy 7th Fleet commander to be dismissed US Navy 7th Fleet commander to be dismissed
- August 23, 2017

Pacific Fleet. Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin - a three-star commander of the US 7th Fleet based in Yokosuka, Japan - will be relieved of his duty Wednesday for loss of confidence in the wake of four accidents. John Richardson, chief of Naval Operations, said Monday. That incident was preceded by a June 17 collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship near Japan that killed seven sailors. (more...)

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