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"Safer than London!" North Korea opens door to Russian tourists
- August 27, 2017

Mnuchin said. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that "the scope of sanctions already endorsed by the U.N. Security Council is such that any possibilities of expanding such measures have been exhausted". The reason for introduction of sanctions was cooperation with companies from North Korea, the OFAC said in its statement. China, the main ally of Pyongyang and the recipient of some 90 per cent of North Korea's exports, suspended all imports of coal in February in compliance with ... (more...)
How Trump's wall could shut down the USA government How Trump's wall could shut down the USA government
- August 27, 2017

Shutdowns hurt federal workers, rattle financial markets and shake confidence in the USA government overseas, but to date they have done little lasting economic damage, according to analysts. Despite the president's remarks, House Speaker Paul Ryan Wednesday afternoon said a shutdown is unnecessary . Some uber-fiscally conservative lawmakers say they'll only vote to let the USA borrow more money if the US promises to cut its spending. (more...)
Trump wants 'clean' debt ceiling increase Trump wants 'clean' debt ceiling increase
- August 27, 2017

Current Senate rules require a 60-vote majority to overcome a filibuster, eight more votes than the GOP now holds. "When you control the presidency, the Senate and the House, you're shutting down the government that you're running". Eleven minutes later, a different story: In seven months, Trump's seen unprecedented success, including ... passing a lot of legislation. A poll in April, after Trump made similar noise about a government shutdown , found that nearly two-thirds of voters ... (more...)
Former Missouri senator says Trump is not a Republican in op-ed Former Missouri senator says Trump is not a Republican in op-ed
- August 27, 2017

The U.S. Senate simply isn't controlled by "Republicans" - no matter what the numbers say. The Trump administration is giving mixed signals on what the president would sign into law. In an interview Friday, Danforth declined to say whether he thought Missouri Republicans should boycott Trump's event but added: "I would not be there". (more...)
Berkeley Far-Right Rally Not Permitted But Appears to Be Happening Berkeley Far-Right Rally Not Permitted But Appears to Be Happening
- August 27, 2017

Ahern told The Center for Investigative Reporting that the county is expecting thousands of people to descend on Berkeley for dueling protests August 27. The rally's Facebook page indicates that it has more than 300 people claiming they will attend at this time. Since Donald Trump was elected as president of the United States, Berkeley has become a flashpoint of political unrest. (more...)
Tunnel found at US-Mexico border after 30 people smuggled into US Tunnel found at US-Mexico border after 30 people smuggled into US
- August 27, 2017

A package that heavy would need a powerful launcher, she said. Authorities said at the time that was the 13th underground passageway discovered along California's border with Mexico since 2006. In the past, the most common form of smuggling involved throwing softball-sized marijuana packages over the fence, with smugglers paying residents on the U.S. (more...)
Trump pardons Arizona's controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio Trump pardons Arizona's controversial ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio
- August 27, 2017

His sentencing was scheduled for October 5. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has pardoned former sheriff Joe Arpaio following his conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case. Arpaio, known as "American's Toughest Sheriff" had a reputation for his treatment of illegal immigrants. Arpaio, who was booted from office last year, previously said instances in which he was accused of misconduct aren't relevant to the discussion of his possible pardon. (more...)
Resourceful Dog Walks Away With Bag Of Dog Food After Hurricane Harvey Resourceful Dog Walks Away With Bag Of Dog Food After Hurricane Harvey
- August 27, 2017

Otis was already a local celebrity in the small town with a population of 6,000, but he has now become an worldwide celebrity as well. -2207520000.1503801404.&type=3&theater" target="_blank">picture: "This dog is walking around Sinton TX carrying a entire bag of dog food with him. (more...)
Spain's king to join Barcelona anti-terror march Spain's king to join Barcelona anti-terror march
- August 27, 2017

One protester carried a sign in English, saying: "Felipe, people who want peace don't deal in weapons". The red-and-yellow Catalan flag, marked with a white star, was waved by many, in a region which has been fighting for independence from Spain . (more...)
Xcel Energy hits 52-week high on strong Q2 earnings
- August 27, 2017

About 664,323 shares traded. Data I O Corporation (NASDAQ:DAIO) has risen 180.69% since August 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.66% the S&P500. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT). A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. Needham maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. (more...)
National promises $379m education package National promises $379m education package
- August 27, 2017

They would be similar to Trades Academies. "By moving reporting online, National Standards Plus will help teachers by streamlining paperwork and reducing workloads". English said New Zealand wanted its children to succeed on the world stage, from the bottom of the globe, they needed to be good cross-cultural communicators. (more...)
Venezuela Calls on United Nations to Reject 'Hostile' US Military Threat Venezuela Calls on United Nations to Reject 'Hostile' US Military Threat
- August 27, 2017

In a Caracas military academy, soldiers taught civilians how to use their fists, rifles, bazookas and anti-aircraft guns and supervised them on obstacle courses. Leaders of the fractious opposition coalition boycotted the July 30 election of the assembly, branding it an affront to democracy. "Now they are trying to convince the people of Venezuela that the sanctions are the fault of [Venezuelan President] Nicholas Maduro". (more...)
Republicans blamed for debt ceiling 'mess' Republicans blamed for debt ceiling 'mess'
- August 27, 2017

President Donald Trump keeps swiping at the leaders of his own party - but in one tweet , he incorporated some strategy on how to maneuver an increase in the debt ceiling through Congress. "If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall", Trump said during a campaign rally in Phoenix on Tuesday. And he will make it clear that these randomly distributed symbolic 35-foot pieces of concrete or barbed wire are all his, exactly what he fought for all along, the greatest wall in ... (more...)
Daesh asks Hizbollah, Syrian army for withdrawal from Syria-Lebanon border Daesh asks Hizbollah, Syrian army for withdrawal from Syria-Lebanon border
- August 27, 2017

The Lebanese army, backed by Hezbollah, have been in battles with the IS since Saturday in the eastern mountainous regions of Jroud Arsal, Ras Baalbek and Qaa near the borders with Syria. Security sources stated ISIS lost more than 200 square kilometers of territory in the zone west of Damascus, after combined actions of the Syrian troops and the lebanese Islamic Resistance Movement (Hezbollah). (more...)
Accountability court acquits Zardari in illegal assets case Accountability court acquits Zardari in illegal assets case
- August 27, 2017

The case was launched in 1999 but quashed in 2007 along with five more such cases against Zardari after a political deal between his now slain wife Benazir Bhutto and former dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf. However, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had ordered revival of the cases closed under the NRO in its verdict laid down in December 2009. By then, however, Zardari had been sworn in as president and therefore enjoyed immunity under Article 248 of the Constitution. (more...)
Giants vs. Jets in preseason action Giants vs. Jets in preseason action
- August 27, 2017

Rudolph took advantage of his opportunity with four of the Giants' top receivers sidelined by injuries. The defense made up for their absence with another outstanding performance. With a little over 4 minutes left, Petty, 12-15 for 226 yards with 3 TD's, went out for the final drive to try and upend the Giants, down 7. He also had a 2-point pass to Chad Hansen . (more...)
Hate is all around Hate is all around
- August 27, 2017

Asked what religious group they think faces the most discrimination in America, 54% of Trump voters says it's Christians followed by 22% for Muslims and 12% for Jews . How, in the aftermath of this violence, could I have found hope? In the post he includes several pictures from the rally showing the president with his hand raised towards the crowd. (more...)
Edmonton father of baby killed in arson fire arrested and released Edmonton father of baby killed in arson fire arrested and released
- August 27, 2017

Police homicide and arson units are investigating. His mother, Angie Tang sustained serious injuries and remains in hospital. With a breathing tube in her airway, she is only able to relay written messages. "The fire was so intense", Brown said. "I can't stop crying, I've cried for days now". But an Edmonton police source refuted that Brown had been charged, saying "he was dealt with in an unrelated incident". (more...)
Trump defends shifting personas after giving two wildly different speeches Trump defends shifting personas after giving two wildly different speeches
- August 27, 2017

John McCain showed a "very presidential" restraint. He used it to push back against media coverage of his response to the violence at a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists. He even thanked Sen. We commend the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for hearing our concerns and working with us to preserve due process and develop new and improved standards. (more...)
Trump appears to make another attempt to mop up Charlottesville response Trump appears to make another attempt to mop up Charlottesville response
- August 27, 2017

TV commentators are no longer referring to Donald J. Trump as "Mr. President" or "President Trump", lending to him the disrepect due his actions rather than the respect due his position. Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio lectured Trump on Twitter about the danger of suggesting anyone other than neo-Nazis shares the blame for Saturday's violence. (more...)
Jeff Flake: Donald Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 GOP primary opponent Jeff Flake: Donald Trump is 'inviting' a 2020 GOP primary opponent
- August 27, 2017

Jeff Flake A campaign ad attacking Republican Sen. McCain helped sink the GOP healthcare bill with his no vote and Trump on Tuesday night at his Phoenix rally criticized him without naming him . Flake, meanwhile, talked Trump on Fox News this week , and was asked why Trump didn't support him. "Phoenix crowd last night was fantastic - a packed house". (more...)
'UK immigration levels may be lower than thought' 'UK immigration levels may be lower than thought'
- August 27, 2017

The inquiry from a cross-party group of politicians said Theresa May's discredited target of cutting net migration to under 100,000 was particularly to blame for "stoking anxiety" that has accompanied unprecedented hate crime following the Brexit vote. (more...)
I wish Telugu states prosper: Venkaiah Naidu I wish Telugu states prosper: Venkaiah Naidu
- August 27, 2017

Speaking at a civic reception organised by the AP government, Mr Venkaiah Naidu he said although he had retired from politics, he was not exhausted of politics. "I retired from politics, but not exhausted". I tried my best to help Andhra Pradesh during state bifurcation which was done unscientifically and injustice was done to the state. (more...)
Qatar fully restored diplomatic relations with Iran Qatar fully restored diplomatic relations with Iran
- August 27, 2017

In a series of tweets directed at the move, the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Gargash tweeted on Thursday saying: "Doha has escalated its troubles by announcing plans they had in mind in Yemen or Iran". Since June 11, Doha has been receiving fresh food supplies from the Iran, which has also allowed Qatar's national carrier to use its airspace. Qatar ignored the demands and let a deadline to comply pass. (more...)
Paulo Dybala hat-trick rescues Juventus from awful start against Genoa Paulo Dybala hat-trick rescues Juventus from awful start against Genoa
- August 27, 2017

It's being used excessively and wrongly ... we're going to get to 60 penalties a season. You can't stop play every three seconds ...it's something really ugly. Coach Massimiliano Allegri is also unimpressed. "They are overusing it and making mistakes". Matias Vecino sealed the result three minutes from time with his first goal since joining Inter from Fiorentina in the offseason. (more...)