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Kim Jong-un's Wife Gives Birth to 3rd Child Kim Jong-un's Wife Gives Birth to 3rd Child
- August 30, 2017

The gender of Ri's first child is unknown, but the sex of the second child was revealed after NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman said the Kim couple told him in 2013 their child's name is "Kim Ju Ae", according to the Donga. South Korean intelligence reports have described Ri as coming from an ordinary family, with her father an academic and her mother a doctor. Only one of the women is believed to have been his legal wife, though these figures are unconfirmed and have been contested. (more...)
Eminem bashes Trump in England Eminem bashes Trump in England
- August 30, 2017

Fans may recall that Slim Shady took aim at Trump ahead of the 2016 USA election with an eight-minute freestyle track titled Campaign Speech . "So before we get into this next song, we would like to request something of you". The Stan hitmaker continued to rage during his headline set at 2017 Reading Festival, where he delivered a profanity-laced speech before getting the crowd to chant against the president. (more...)
Tampa Professor: Trump-Supporting Texas Deserved Harvey Tampa Professor: Trump-Supporting Texas Deserved Harvey
- August 30, 2017

The backlash to his tweets was swift, forcing Storey to issue an apology. 'I never meant to wish ill will upon any group. Storey University of Tampa professor who was sacked after making Hurricane Harvey comments. Storey then clarified that he was "only blaming those who support the GOP" in Texas. But in a statement to ABC affiliate WFTS , Storey said he did not intend to offend anyone, and his tweets were taken out of context. (more...)
Insurance claim process may change Friday
- August 30, 2017

The new law shrinks the penalty interest rate insurance companies must pay out if they make late payments to Texans. Currently, the rate would be 10 percent. Beaman Floyd - director of a trade group which represents Allstate, Farmers Insurance, Nationwide, State Farm Insurance, and USAA - said he is "extremely concerned" that some people - reacting to social media - erroneously think they can't file an insurance claim after August 31. (more...)
Bhutan welcomes end of Doklam standoff between India and China Bhutan welcomes end of Doklam standoff between India and China
- August 30, 2017

While the official Indian response was measured, the Chinese, in keeping with the pattern over the last two months, continued to be belligerent-claiming that India had climbed down. The nuclear-armed powers share a 3,500-kilometer border, much of it is disputed between the two neighbors. These countries- Brazil , Russia , China, India and South Africa - have also become a "globally important STI force". (more...)
Strike: FG, ASUU meet today to decide on offers Strike: FG, ASUU meet today to decide on offers
- August 29, 2017

According to him, ASUU can only attend another meeting with the Federal Government after it must have received a reply to their proposal from the government. "So, that is why we have not been out here, but we made a decision to come and address you on what the current situation is". ASUU two weeks ago went on an indefinite strike over the failure of the Federal Government to fulfill the agreements it entered with the academic union eight years ago. (more...)
Ungrateful Ivanka Trump Says She Didn't Ask for Meaningless White House Job Ungrateful Ivanka Trump Says She Didn't Ask for Meaningless White House Job
- August 29, 2017

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are plotting an exit strategy from the White House, according to a new report - but it's probably too late to save their reputations. Another Washington veteran expressed dismay at how Jared and Ivanka lack "self-awareness", and "do not grasp their essential irrelevance" because "they think they are special". (more...)
Chile leader sends gay marriage bill to congress Chile leader sends gay marriage bill to congress
- August 29, 2017

On Monday, she fulfilled her promise. "It's neither ethical nor just to impose artificial limits on love", she said. The bill would also allow same-sex couples to adopt children. "There should not be discrimination, but at the same time the essence of an institution such as marriage should be respected, which has always been about conserving the human race", he said. (more...)
Chile president Michelle Bachelet launches gay marriage bill Chile president Michelle Bachelet launches gay marriage bill
- August 29, 2017

In March, Bachelet, a centre-left politician, pledged to send a full marriage bill to legislators before the end of the year. "We do this with the certainty that it is not ethical or fair to put artificial limits to love or deny essential rights", Bachelet said during a ceremony in Santiago alongside Cabinet members. (more...)
Times Harbored No Malice Against Palin, Judge Rules Times Harbored No Malice Against Palin, Judge Rules
- August 29, 2017

The piece initially denounced a Palin GOP political activity advisory group of disseminating a guide portraying Democratic legislators underneath line of sight before the 2011 shooting of Democratic U.S. Gabby Giffords in 2011. "Thus, The Times knowingly and voluntarily exploited and retained a benefit conferred by Mrs. Palin, in special circumstances particular to this case in which it would be inequitable for The Times to retain that benefit without paying the value thereof to Mrs. (more...)
Abbott: Do Not Second-Guess Houston on Not Ordering Mandatory Evacuation Abbott: Do Not Second-Guess Houston on Not Ordering Mandatory Evacuation
- August 29, 2017

Although it's still unclear exactly where in Texas the president and first lady will visit or for how long, it's been speculated that the Trumps will be going closer to where the hurricane hit land. Forecasters say it will continue to dump heavy rains until at least Thursday. A few tornadoes are possible through tonight from extreme southeast Texas across southern Louisiana, southern MS and extreme southwestern Alabama. (more...)
Pak suspended talks with United States 'in protest' against Trump's criticism Pak suspended talks with United States 'in protest' against Trump's criticism
- August 29, 2017

While rolling out the new Afghan Policy, Trump had said, "People in Pakistan have suffered from terror, but at same time Pakistan has been safe haven for terrorists". "It has much to lose by continuing to harbour terrorists", he said, in a warning to Pakistan. "Afghan CGS agreed to the proposal and thanked COAS for his relentless efforts towards peace", the statement added. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' attracts a record number of viewers
- August 29, 2017

Well, it wasn't really a river of blood, but they promised me more than poor Michael got . The reunion with Tyrion was too short-lived for the season seven finale. "I've worked so hard, I don't want to share that throne . No". The final episode of season seven of Game of Thrones aired in the United States at 4am Moscow time, which meant that for the majority of viewers who couldn't stay up on a Sunday night to watch it, caught up on Monday evening instead. (more...)
American Red Cross volunteer hopes for smooth transition in relief efforts American Red Cross volunteer hopes for smooth transition in relief efforts
- August 29, 2017

President Trump plans to visit hard-hit Texas on Tuesday. "There is nothing greater than to help others and we will do all we can for our Houston family". As of early Monday, six to 10 other hospitals and various nursing homes were also evacuated , said Darrell Pile, CEO of the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council, which established a catastrophic medical operations center in Houston's emergency command center. (more...)
Sean Spicer gets to meet Pope Francis Sean Spicer gets to meet Pope Francis
- August 29, 2017

He was once mocked on Twitter for wearing ashes on his forehead during a CNN interview on Ash Wednesday. One photo shows Spicer in the front row, taking photos of the pope with his phone. "That planners of this trip couldn't or wouldn't get @seanspicer into the Vatican speaks to a small-mindedness I find incredibly depressing", tweeted Glenn Thrush. (more...)
Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA again, insists Mexico will pay for wall Trump threatens to scrap NAFTA again, insists Mexico will pay for wall
- August 29, 2017

Mexico doubled down on its refusal to pay for President Trump's proposed border wall " under any circumstances ", the country's foreign ministry said in a statement . "The government of Mexico takes this opportunity to express its full solidarity with the people and government of the United States for the damages caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and reports that we have offered the USA government all the help and cooperation that can be provided by the different Mexican governmental ... (more...)
Euston station in central London evacuated and closed due to security alert Euston station in central London evacuated and closed due to security alert
- August 29, 2017

Rachel Skytta posted a picture on Twitter saying she was "stuck on a train" outside the station because of an "emergency situation". "The station is now evacuated whilst officers and search dogs check the area is safe". 'The station is now evacuated whilst officers and search dogs check the area is safe. A spokesman for TFL confirmed the busy station is closed due to a "security alert". (more...)
Technical Scrutiny: Capital One Financial Corporation (COF), KeyCorp (KEY) Technical Scrutiny: Capital One Financial Corporation (COF), KeyCorp (KEY)
- August 29, 2017

Among 2 analysts covering Era Group Inc ( NYSE:ERA ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Capital One Financial Corporation 8 of them rate its stock a hold. Thompson Davis & invested in 126 shares. Dupont Capital has invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF). 368,823 are owned by Sei. (more...)
Man wanted in Charlottesville assault arrested Man wanted in Charlottesville assault arrested
- August 29, 2017

Monday evening, 33-year-old Alex Michael Ramos turned himself into U.S. Marshalls and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Forsyth, Georgia, said Sgt. Borden's attorney Greg Berberich had no comment after this hearing, but he has said in the past that Borden plans to defend himself against the charges and believes he will be exonerated. (more...)
15 memorable quotes from Princess Diana, the 'People's Princess'
- August 29, 2017

It was after Domenica's second birthday party in 1997, when all the other guests had left, that Diana sought our advice and guidance on an invitation she had received. The weeping public, the finger-pointing, and most of all the cellophane wrapped bouquets, stretched on as far as the eye could see. Twenty years ago, August 31, 1997, Diana the Princess of Wales and "hearts", lost her life in a auto accident, leaving the Hotel du Ritz in Paris. (more...)
Rex Tillerson set to cut role of United States climate envoy Rex Tillerson set to cut role of United States climate envoy
- August 29, 2017

Special envoys for Syria, Sudan and South Sudan, and the Arctic will be eliminated. The U.S. Special Representative to Muslim Communities and the U.S. Berry's bio on the State Department website now notes in the past tense that he "served as the State Department's Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons beginning in April 2015". (more...)
Republicans Rebuke Trump's Government Shutdown Threat Republicans Rebuke Trump's Government Shutdown Threat
- August 29, 2017

In the most recent shutdown , in 2013, House Republicans were widely seen as the culprits and were rescued from the harsh political fallout only by the Obama administration's dismal rollout of the Affordable Care Act after the shutdown ended. (more...)
Neighbours rescue elderly couple from flooded home in Houston Neighbours rescue elderly couple from flooded home in Houston
- August 29, 2017

The Coast Guard and Texas National Guard have been assisting in rescue efforts, and the federal government has already delivered more than a million meals and drinking water. This represents about 12 percent of total USA refining capacity and 23 percent of the Petroleum Administration for Defense District 3 (PADD) refining capacity on the Gulf Coast. (more...)
Donald Trump heading for Texas disaster zone Donald Trump heading for Texas disaster zone
- August 29, 2017

He says to people suffering from Hurricane Harvey and the resulting flooding that "You're going to have what you need and it's going to go fast". Six of the persons belong from Harris County, home to Houston; one in Rockport, near where Harvey made landfall; and another in La Marque, near Galveston, reported the Washington Post . (more...)
Phoenix to hire outside firm to review police performance during Trump rally Phoenix to hire outside firm to review police performance during Trump rally
- August 29, 2017

Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher (ZUR'-ker) wants the city to hire a consulting firm to conduct an independent review of the police response to protests that turned unruly after President Donald Trump's August 22 rally. According to a report from Bloomberg , Trump was "displeased" by the emptiness of the rally venue when he first arrived - and even though the crowd eventually filled in much of the space, Trump chose to dismiss George Gigicos, the man responsible for all of his campaign ... (more...)