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Roelant Oltmans sacked as head coach of Indian hockey team Roelant Oltmans sacked as head coach of Indian hockey team
- September 03, 2017

The power packed meeting was attended by over twenty-four members over the three days including Harbinder Singh, B.P Govinda , V. Baskaran, Thoiba Singh, Dr. "It takes time to produce results and to expect overnight success is not right". But it takes to build a process after a slump. Think from a player's point of view. (more...)
Trump Hints At Withdrawal From US-South Korea Free Trade Deal Trump Hints At Withdrawal From US-South Korea Free Trade Deal
- September 03, 2017

An initial meeting generated little consensus, with South Korean officials offering to consider minor adjustments to the agreement but rejecting a wholesale renegotiation, angering hard-liners in the White House who have targeted countries like China, Japan, Mexico and South Korea that have large trade surpluses with the United States. (more...)
Red Cross opens more shelters in Houston as Harvey's fury continues Red Cross opens more shelters in Houston as Harvey's fury continues
- September 03, 2017

The Red Cross will cover all training and travel costs for individuals who are deployed. For example, local Walmart stores in the Gulf region provided food, batteries, kayaks, and other items to victims, first responders, the National Guard, police and fire departments, churches, and shelter organizations. (more...)
Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns as Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns as Union Minister
- September 03, 2017

BJP president Amit Shah was also present during oath taking. Odisha is among the states high on the priority list of party chief Amit Shah for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He became famous as Delhi's "Demolition Man" when he was the commissioner of Delhi Development Authority (DDA), reported Firstpost . He said ministers, including Dharmendra Pradhan , Piyush Goyal and Manoj Sinha, are likely to be promoted. (more...)
Is everything okay: Nitish says 'Not informed by BJP about cabinet reshuffle' Is everything okay: Nitish says 'Not informed by BJP about cabinet reshuffle'
- September 03, 2017

A top JD (U) leader later clarified that it had become clear some time back that this reshuffle was supposed to be a BJP-only exercise. The BJP's move, many suggest, has not gone down well with its NDA (National Democratic Alliance) partners, particularly JD (U) and Shiv Sena. (more...)
Heat wave hits California, record-high temperature in San Francisco Heat wave hits California, record-high temperature in San Francisco
- September 03, 2017

A rare heat wave has taken hold of the San Francisco Bay area and residents have chose to laugh through the sweat by creating memes and sharing their misery over social media. A slight cooling trend begins later today, but the only areas that will slip below 100 are downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach and San Gabriel. No injuries have been reported, and one home has burned, officials said. (more...)
Cabinet reshuffle: Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Naqvi and N Sitharaman get promotion Cabinet reshuffle: Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Naqvi and N Sitharaman get promotion
- September 03, 2017

Media reports have suggested that Goyal will be handed the Railway portfolio, replacing Suresh Prabhu who had offered to resign after a spate of train accidents in the last one year. He is seen as an energetic and hard-working minister. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is the only Muslim face in the Council of Ministers and has represented the government ably in the Parliament . (more...)
Bechtel selected for Georgia nuclear power plant construction Bechtel selected for Georgia nuclear power plant construction
- September 03, 2017

The decision by Southern Co's Georgia Power Co affiliate must be approved by the state's utility regulator. The project's future became uncertain after Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy in March and said it could not complete its fixed-price contract for the plant. (more...)
Man suspected of fatally shooting Sacramento sheriff's deputy has died Man suspected of fatally shooting Sacramento sheriff's deputy has died
- September 03, 2017

Littlecloud is also suspected of wounding two CHP officers when he shot through the door and wall of a room at the motel. The six other deputies involved in the shooting will be placed on paid administrative leave pending the investigation as per standard department protocol. (more...)
Man arrested in missing girl case Man arrested in missing girl case
- September 03, 2017

The first man to be detained - a guest at the wedding in Pont-de-Beauvoisin - is to be held for longer. He "provided a number of explanations that seem apparently plausible", the lawyer said. The man was one of about 250 people questioned by police, a group that included all 180 wedding guests as well as attendees of other parties in town on Saturday night. (more...)
Oldest historians group on Confederate monuments: Preservation and 'historical context' needed Oldest historians group on Confederate monuments: Preservation and 'historical context' needed
- September 03, 2017

A Virginia man who says he was beaten during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville is hoping that a lawsuit will bring answers about police response to the event that turned violent. "At the end of the day, the Confederate flag is a symbol of patriotism". One solution is Confederate cemeteries. As I always say, "Ownership is key". (more...)
President Trump visits Texas for second time following Hurricane Harvey President Trump visits Texas for second time following Hurricane Harvey
- September 03, 2017

Meadows said linking the two measures "puts everybody in a very hard situation" and would not be practical. He told volunteers handing out food and hygiene products: "I don't know if it gets better, but we're going to try to make it better". (more...)
May Seeks to Reassure Japan and Tease Out Post-Brexit Trade Deal May Seeks to Reassure Japan and Tease Out Post-Brexit Trade Deal
- September 03, 2017

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Teresa Mei and her Japanese counterpart agreed to work together to counter the threat posed by North Korea during May's visit to Japan . The tea ceremony hosted in honor of May is reportedly to reciprocate Abe being invited to the British prime minister's official Chequers residence during his visit there in April. (more...)
North Korea Claims to Have Developed a Missile-Ready Hydrogen Bomb
- September 03, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was present for the launch of a missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido that was created to carry a nuclear warhead, Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said yesterday. But Mr. Albright said "it is reasonable to skeptically accept that North Korea is working on some type of thermonuclear device, likely one aimed at using thermonuclear materials to significantly boost the yield of a fission device". (more...)
Unexploded WW-II bomb found in Frankfurt, 65000 residents evacuated Unexploded WW-II bomb found in Frankfurt, 65000 residents evacuated
- September 03, 2017

It was discovered earlier this week on a building site in Frankfurt's leafy Westend, where many wealthy bankers live. Roads and transport systems will also be closed, and air traffic in the evacuation zone may be affected. Residents in two German cities are evacuating their homes as authorities prepare to dispose of World War II-era bombs found during construction work this week. (more...)
NKorea says it has advanced H-bomb NKorea says it has advanced H-bomb
- September 03, 2017

Photos released by the Korean Central News Agency show Kim observing a silver, bulbous metal casing. North Korea says it has developed a more advanced nuclear weapon that can be loaded on to a ballistic missile. "Underlining the need for the institute to dynamically conduct the campaign for successfully concluding the final-stage research and development for perfecting the state nuclear force, he set forth tasks to be fulfilled in the research into nukes", said the report. (more...)
United Kingdom looking to replicate EU's external trade deals after Brexit: PM May United Kingdom looking to replicate EU's external trade deals after Brexit: PM May
- September 03, 2017

She said: 'As we prepare to leave the European Union, it is vital that we build on our existing ties with friends and allies. She's the Prime Minister: she absolutely deserves to seal the deal with the British public'. "I'm not a quitter", May said in an interview with ITV News during a visit to Japan. The firm is hoping to boost demand from Japan and the United States partly as a way to mitigate against any risks from Brexit which could add costs and delays to the 15 percent of cars it ... (more...)
Trump seeks $7.85 billion for Harvey relief, warns on debt ceiling Trump seeks $7.85 billion for Harvey relief, warns on debt ceiling
- September 03, 2017

Meanwhile, despite threats from Trump that he would shut down the government if his U.S. -Mexico border wall is not paid for, lawmakers and aides say the White House has eased off that threat and any fight over the border wall will be delayed until later in the year. (more...)
United States bombers conduct precision strikes near North Korean border United States bombers conduct precision strikes near North Korean border
- September 03, 2017

It made a specific reference to USA forces being based in Hokkaido-the island that the North's missile flew over. Using Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) guided missiles, the test intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii by using the USS John Paul Jones's onboard AN/SPY-1 radar. (more...)
Lemar breaks Arsenal hearts with brilliant brace for France
- September 03, 2017

Gunners fans allowed themselves to believe they could sign the Monaco winger, but in the end it seems that Lemar was happy to stay at Monaco for another season, and Arsenal's reported £92m bid was in vain. Meantime Fox Sports in Italy has shown an image of Alexis Sanchez wearing the shirt of Manchester City and that would confirm that his move to the Etihad Stadium is now a done deal. (more...)
Heavy rain expected as Harvey heads toward Kentucky Heavy rain expected as Harvey heads toward Kentucky
- September 03, 2017

However, we do have to wait until the center pushes east before we really start to clear out. Harvey spread its misery into the Deep South as flooded creeks drove people from their homes in Tennessee and Kentucky and an apparent tornado damaged homes and toppled trees in a rural area of northwest Alabama. (more...)
Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief Huckabee Sanders: Trump Will Donate One Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey Relief
- September 03, 2017

President Donald Trump is considering attaching an increase in the USA debt limit to an initial $5.95 billion disaster aid funding request for Hurricane Harvey , two administration officials said, a move aimed at lowering the risk of an unprecedented default. (more...)
With tensions high, United States and South Korea finish drills With tensions high, United States and South Korea finish drills
- September 03, 2017

The Hwasong-12 intermediate-range missile that Pyongyang unleashed on Tuesday represented a major escalation of tensions over its weapons programmes. On Tuesday, the Security Council , in a "presidential statement ", condemned Pyongyang for its "outrageous actions" in firing of a ballistic missile over Japan earlier that day and demanded that it "immediately cease all such actions". (more...)
Minnesota puts up 17 runs on Royals Minnesota puts up 17 runs on Royals
- September 03, 2017

He limited Kansas City to five singles and tallied five strikeouts while not issuing a single walk. They'll aim for win No. 93 during Game 2 of the doubleheader at 10:10 ET. For the second time in two weeks, the Twins chased an opposing starting pitcher after he recorded just one out. Ervin Santanta makes the start for the Twins with first pitch at 1:10p. (more...)
Dodgers Beat Padres in Kershaw's Return Dodgers Beat Padres in Kershaw's Return
- September 03, 2017

Kershaw has been sidelined for 5 1/2 weeks and the Dodgers plan to limit him to approximately 75 pitches against the Padres. Asher Wojciechowski (4-3) earned the win in relief after moving to the bullpen from the rotation and pitching two scoreless innings; he's 2-0 with a 1.74 ERA in 10 relief appearances this season. (more...)