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Former FBI Director Comey Gets Lecture Series at Howard Former FBI Director Comey Gets Lecture Series at Howard
- August 24, 2017

The lecture topics were not announced. Comey will be leading the lecture series as the 2017-2018 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King endowed chair in public policy. Frederick said, "I am pleased to welcome Mr. Comey to Howard". The King Chair, established in 2008 by government and business leader Gwendolyn S. King and her husband, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Colbert I. (more...)
New commission to examine sub-categorization of OBCs: Arun Jaitley New commission to examine sub-categorization of OBCs: Arun Jaitley
- August 24, 2017

A Group of Ministers have also recommended that the creamy layer be extended beyond the children of gazetted officers of the central government to children of Public Sector Utilities and university officials and teachers. To take up the exercise of identifying the respective castes/communities/ sub-castes/ synonyms in the Central List of OBCs and classifying them into their respective sub-categories. (more...)
Federal Judge Throws Out Texas Voter ID Law… Again Federal Judge Throws Out Texas Voter ID Law… Again
- August 24, 2017

Josh Blackman, a professor at South Texas College of Law, said the judge's decision from the United States District Court of the Southern District of Texas does not come as a surprise. "Not one of the discriminatory features of (the old law) is fully ameliorated by the terms of SB 5". Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement calling the ruling "outrageous", and promising to appeal. (more...)
HC verdict on Lavlin case today afternoon HC verdict on Lavlin case today afternoon
- August 24, 2017

The Kerala high court on Wednesday rejected a petition filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging a special court's order acquitting Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the 20-year-old SNC Lavalin scam case. Crime magazine editor Nandakumar too moved the high court against exoneration of Vijayan and the others. Later Justice Ubaid revealed in the open court that he received anonymous letters after he postponed the judgement. (more...)
LA Police seek brazen liquor store shoplifter LA Police seek brazen liquor store shoplifter
- August 24, 2017

But as she continued "shopping", she started hiding bottles in her trousers and even her top. The woman then approaches the counter where she places a random bottle on the counter before calmly exiting the store. The report said others may have been involved in the crime and are also wanted for questioning. They will pay up to $300 for a tip leading to this woman's arrest. (more...)
(NFX) Reaches $24.49 After 7.00% Down Move; Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Has 1.4 Sentiment
- August 24, 2017

Global X Management Co. Rhumbline Advisers owned about 0.19% of Newfield Exploration worth $10,791,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. (more...)
Everything you should know about President Trump's Phoenix rally Everything you should know about President Trump's Phoenix rally
- August 24, 2017

Images show police trying to disperse crowds with tear gas as thousands lined the streets in Phoenix protesting over the "politics of hate". "People in the crowd have begun throwing rocks and bottles at police". His omission of the fact he said there were some " very fine people " among the participants who marched with white supremacists in Charlottesville. (more...)
Visitors Put Child in 800-Year-Old Coffin, 'Terrible Incident' Follows Visitors Put Child in 800-Year-Old Coffin, 'Terrible Incident' Follows
- August 24, 2017

Part of the coffin, which was already in three pieces, fell from its stand and a chunk broke off. The incident occurred earlier this month at Southend's Prittlewell Priory Museum , which is home to a centuries-old coffin that may have held the body of a high-ranking monk, according to the local Echo newspaper , which first reported the story. (more...)
More Voters Trust Media Over Trump More Voters Trust Media Over Trump
- August 24, 2017

Sixty-four respondents said "strong" was the first word to come to mind, but "idiot" was a close second with 59 voters using that word. The August 23 national poll found Trump is dividing the country, US voters say 2-1; most trust media more than president. (more...)
United States fleet commander dismissed after Pacific warship collisions United States fleet commander dismissed after Pacific warship collisions
- August 24, 2017

It said Rear Adm. Phil Sawyer will assume command of the 7th Fleet immediately. Just two months before, on June 17, the USS Fitzgerald hit a commercial ship, the ACX Crystal , near Yokosuka, Japan. "I also visited with the crew today, and they are tough and they are resilient", Swift said. Shipowners Stealth Maritime said in a statement that the 183 m ship had sustained damage, contradicting earlier reports . (more...)
McConnell super PAC rushes to attack Kelli Ward in Arizona
- August 24, 2017

Flanked by several Arizona sheriffs, including Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier, that were on hand for a ceremony honoring Flake for risking his life to apply first aid to people who had been shot, Flake said he was grateful but that he wasn't worthy of the attention. (more...)
UN Condemns 'High Level Politicians' For Poor Charlottesville Response UN Condemns 'High Level Politicians' For Poor Charlottesville Response
- August 24, 2017

Other countries it has raised the alarm about in recent years include Burundi and Iraq. Meanwhile, a nationwide debate surrounding the issue of monuments that memorialize the Confederacy flared up after the violence in Charlottesville - where white nationalists marched to protest the removal of a Robert E. (more...)
North Korea intensifies expansion of rocket programme North Korea intensifies expansion of rocket programme
- August 24, 2017

He wants the facility "to produce more solid-fuel rocket engines and rocket warhead tips by further expanding engine production process and the production capacity of rocket warhead tips and engine jets", according to North Korean media, citing Kim Jong-un. (more...)
Kim Wall death: journalist's torso weighted with metal Kim Wall death: journalist's torso weighted with metal
- August 24, 2017

Police had earlier said the body appeared to have been deliberately dismembered. The UC3 Nautilus was later recovered from the bay and has been impounded by Copenhagen police. That voice would have been needed for a long, long time . Wall was last seen atop the Nautilus submarine on August 10, about to embark on a brief ride in the vessel for a profile about its Danish inventor. (more...)
Burlington Couple Wanted in Connection with Va. Shooting, Missing Man Burlington Couple Wanted in Connection with Va. Shooting, Missing Man
- August 24, 2017

Sean D. Castorina, 42, and Penny M. Dawson, 40, both of Burlington, N.C., were charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm. During the investigation police received a call about a shooting victim on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.at a residence on Laurel Road near Rockfish River. (more...)
Two wanted for questioning in suspicious disappearance of elderly man Two wanted for questioning in suspicious disappearance of elderly man
- August 24, 2017

The incident started around at 6:48 p.m. Monday, when the Nelson County Sheriff's Office got a call about an abandoned Chevrolet Cobalt parked on Laurel Road . Authorities in Nelson County are searching for a two people. considered armed and risky, wanted in connection to a shooting Tuesday night. Items linked to Castorina and Dawson were found in Simpson's auto. (more...)
Strong quake rattles Ormoc City, Albuera Strong quake rattles Ormoc City, Albuera
- August 24, 2017

She said officials from the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Department of Health are validating if the death of Colasito and Baloro are directly related to the quake. Last Wednesday's quake was recorded at around 6:26 a.m. and originated 5 kilometers (km.) northeast of Albuera, Leyte. Phivolcs also recorded Instrumental Intensity 6 in Ormoc City and Intensity 1 at Cebu City in Cebu province. (more...)
Charlottesville authorities vote to cover Confederate monuments Charlottesville authorities vote to cover Confederate monuments
- August 24, 2017

It may create the perception that a town is glorifying the values of the Confederacy, which can be damaging to minority citizens. He took aim at the removal or consideration for removal of Confederate statues and monuments in a long list of cities. (more...)
Volume of Donald Trump's nativist talk rises in face of criticism
- August 24, 2017

Trump didn't say anything publicly Sunday, including on Twitter. President Donald Trump bitingly decried the rising movement to pull down monuments to Confederate icons Thursday, declaring the nation is seeing "the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart". (more...)
Air NZ says results are still strong despite 17% drop in profit Air NZ says results are still strong despite 17% drop in profit
- August 24, 2017

Net profit fell to $382m from $463m in 2016. Group airlines carried 15.95 million passengers during the year, a 5.2 percent increase as New Zealand continued to be a popular destination for global travel, and domestic flying remained strong. (more...)
Korea leader orders more rocket engine, warhead production Korea leader orders more rocket engine, warhead production
- August 24, 2017

Kim was briefed about the process to manufacture intercontinental ballistic missile warhead tips and solid-fuel rocket engines during his inspection of the Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Science, the Korean Central News Agency said without mentioning when the visit was made. (more...)
Man clings to Californian tow truck after vehicle repossession
- August 24, 2017

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department , the driver of the repo truck was attempting to repossess a vehicle that the owner had defaulted on. One of the drivers chasing after the truck recorded the entire pursuit, which included a man breaking the back window with a crowbar. The video shows a Ford F-550 yanking a helpless Nissan Altima down a street, dragging its wheels and front fascia on the asphalt. (more...)
Dad gets 25 to life for murdering son as revenge against wife Dad gets 25 to life for murdering son as revenge against wife
- August 24, 2017

Andressian Sr. was initially arrested when he was found passed out near his vehicle at Arroyo Park on April 22, the same day he missed a scheduled custody exchange with the boy's mother Ana Estevez. If my son was missing, I would be doing things that (the boy's mother) was doing. While he initially denied any involvement in his son's death or disappearance, Aramazd Andressian Sr. (more...)
Warrants out for arrest of white nationalist Cantwell Warrants out for arrest of white nationalist Cantwell
- August 24, 2017

University of Virginia police said on August 22, that a warrant is out for the arrest of Christopher Cantwell on three felony charges stemming from events that took place on the campus August 11. When asked about when he would turn himself in, Cantwell told the AP that it would be done in the "most appropriate and safe manner possible" in the next 24 hours, "likely much sooner than that", and that he looked forward to his day in court. (more...)
Terror alert in Rotterdam, mayor cancels concert after Spanish tip-off Terror alert in Rotterdam, mayor cancels concert after Spanish tip-off
- August 24, 2017

A bomb squad is examining the vehicle and El Pais newspaper reports the detained driver is Spanish. Police did not mention the nature of the threat, but said their investigation was ongoing. Allah-Las is a four-piece band from Los Angeles. Spanish police declined to comment. They chose to use Allah - Arabic for god - because they wanted something " holy sounding ". (more...)