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Major shakeups at the White House Major shakeups at the White House
- August 02, 2017

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Tuesday that the president "has not" signed it, but "he will". The Washington Post , citing multiple people with knowledge of the situation, said "the original plan in response to the New York Times' reporting was to issue a truthful statement ahead of the story, but then Trump personally chose to have the statement say Trump Jr. (more...)
How the Federal Government Wants to Improve IoT Security How the Federal Government Wants to Improve IoT Security
- August 02, 2017

Made fast and cheap by manufacturers, many IoT devices have poor security restrictions that make them susceptible to hacking or remote control. All vendors looking to sell for USA government contracts would be required to comply with the security standards. (more...)
Man reportedly witnessed vehicle crash that killed his wife and stepchildren
- August 02, 2017

Mrs Baker-Lockett's husband Paul Lockett - the stepfather of James and Amy - was driving in a separate vehicle with the couple's 14-year-old son Jack, and reportedly watched the tragedy unfold in his rear view mirror. The 73-year-old said: "They were just the greatest kids and so full of energy". Officers were called at 11.30am after a Vauxhall Vectra travelling towards Barnstaple was involved in a collision with a Ford Ranger towing a trailer. (more...)
Harvard lists Scaramucci as dead in directory
- August 02, 2017

Amid news that Scaramucci had been removed as White House communications director just 10 days into the job, the Washington Post reports that the 53-year-old was accidentally listed as deceased in the new edition of the directory, which alumni started receiving last week. (more...)
Alabama's Final Of 12 Escaped Inmates Captured In Florida Alabama's Final Of 12 Escaped Inmates Captured In Florida
- August 02, 2017

The smudged peanut butter made the number resemble the ones above cell doors, the newspaper reported. When the inmates called for the guard to open the door and let them in a cell, the guard inadvertently opened the exit door allowing the inmates to escape. (more...)
Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says
- August 02, 2017

The President, who was flying home from a Group of 20 summit in Germany on July 8, changed the plan and " personally dictated a statement in which Mr Trump Jr said he and the Russian lawyer had "primarily discussed a programme about the adoption of Russian children", the Post said, citing unnamed people with knowledge of the deliberations. (more...)
Trump Weighed in on Son's Statement 'as Any Father Would' Trump Weighed in on Son's Statement 'as Any Father Would'
- August 02, 2017

In recent days, White House officials indicated the president would sign the bill. Trump's reluctance was on full display in an angry signing statement, in which he called the legislation " significantly flawed ". As if we needed more reasons to associate "Trump" with "dump"! The House passed the sanctions bill by a vote of 419 to 3, sending an unmistakable message that it could override a veto. (more...)
Shark Video! Dramatic Images Captured Off Monomoy Shark Video! Dramatic Images Captured Off Monomoy
- August 02, 2017

The video titled "camera meets shark" was posted online by Massachusetts DMF with a caption that read: "Every week is shark week for DMF Scientist Greg Skomal". (more...)
Etihad working with AFP over alleged terror plot Etihad working with AFP over alleged terror plot
- August 02, 2017

One of the four men arrested over a suspected plot to down a plane during raids across Sydney on Saturday evening has been released. Extra security measures have been put in place at Australian airports since the planned attack was thwarted, authorities said. (more...)
Collapse, fire at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Collapse, fire at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis
- August 02, 2017

School building collapse caused by possible natural gas explosion. One person has been confirmed dead after a portion of a Minneapolis school collapsed Wednesday morning. "Right now we are searching for three unaccounted for persons who may or may not be under the rubble", Tyner said. We will keep you informed as we learn more. (more...)
Instagram Stories Is Attracting Businesses, Says Company on Feature's One-Year Anniversary Instagram Stories Is Attracting Businesses, Says Company on Feature's One-Year Anniversary
- August 02, 2017

Instagram last disclosed the number nearly three years ago, in October 2014, when it announced people were spending 21 minutes per day overall. In the US, the 15 public figures with the most views are a mix of singers, models, actresses, and comedians - led by Colombian artist J Balvin, The Fat Jewish, and Lele Pons, and rounded out by Emily Ratajkowski, Chloe Moritz, Chiara Ferragni, Bella Hadid, Shay Mitchell, Candice Swanepoel, and Nick Jonas. (more...)
Trump speaks at Boy Scouts National Jamboree Trump speaks at Boy Scouts National Jamboree
- August 02, 2017

In a statement given to CNN this evening, the Boy Scouts said that the "Chief Scout Executive's message to the Scouting community speaks for itself". But that phone call would indeed be very hard to square with the Boy Scouts' official reactions to the speech, which was chock full of politics and petty feuding with Trump's political opponents and the media - alongside the highflying, aspirational rhetoric that presidents usually deliver to young Scouts at the National Scout Jamboree. (more...)
Sigh. Ferrari is reportedly planning an SUV Sigh. Ferrari is reportedly planning an SUV
- August 02, 2017

The new vehicle will come as part of a five-year plan, reports Bloomberg , to be confirmed in early 2018, that aims to double the Italian sports auto firm's profits by 2022 - and take the company beyond its self-imposed limit of 10,000 cars per year. (more...)
United States seeks no regime change in North Korea; focused on stopping nukes
- August 02, 2017

As CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports, Air France has confirmed that the falling missile presented no danger to the flight, but the relatively close encounter is raising new questions - not just about North Korea's future threat to foreign nations, but its current potential danger to air travelers. (more...)
Yes, I'm Sad: Sharad Yadav Makes His Displeasure With Nitish Kumar Public Yes, I'm Sad: Sharad Yadav Makes His Displeasure With Nitish Kumar Public
- August 02, 2017

The plea accuses Nitish Kumar for hiding details of a criminal case that was filed against him 1991. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary and former Union minister Tariq Anwar said on Sunday Bihar CM Nitish Kumar would no longer be acceptable in the anti-BJP opposition alliance as he had lost his political credibility. (more...)
Senate Democrats say Senate Democrats say "no" to cuts for rich in GOP tax plan
- August 02, 2017

He noted that Democrats are facing tough re-election bids in states such as Montana, North Dakota, Ohio and Indiana. While Republicans may not accept all of the requests from Senate Democrats, it does show that the need for bipartisanship after the GOP senator's failure to repeal and replace Obamacare which ended Friday in a contentious 51-49 vote. (more...)
Farmers can apply for loan waiver for month from today Farmers can apply for loan waiver for month from today
- August 02, 2017

The ruling side also placed five ordinances, three government bills and supplementary demands on the table of the house before the opposition staged a walkout. The government will disburse Rs. 34,200 crore as loan waivers directly sent to the accounts of the beneficiary farmers. "State should announce unconditional loan waiver". (more...)
Asda lays bare disastrous 2016 with pre-tax profits crashing 19% Asda lays bare disastrous 2016 with pre-tax profits crashing 19%
- August 02, 2017

Accounts filed at Companies House also showed like-for-like sales, excluding fuel and Value-Added Tax, fell by 5.7%. Asda has posted its worst annual figures since being taken over by the American grocer Walmart , as fierce competition in the United Kingdom supermarket sector took its toll. (more...)
Government Appoints Committee To Study Data Protection Framework for India Government Appoints Committee To Study Data Protection Framework for India
- August 02, 2017

The panel includes Aruna Sundararajan , Secretary, Department of Telecom; Ajay Bhushan Pandey , CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India; Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary, IT Ministry; Gulshan Rai, National Cyber Security Coordinator; and Rajat Moona , Director, IIT Raipur, Arghya Sengupta and Rama Vedashree . (more...)
USA would like dialogue with North Korea at some point: Tillerson USA would like dialogue with North Korea at some point: Tillerson
- August 02, 2017

Secretary Tillerson's travel reaffirms the Administration's commitment to further broaden and enhance USA economic and security interests in the Asia-Pacific region. We're going to be able to handle them. The bill requires congressional approval, or Russian Federation to meet conditions, before the administration could lift sanctions against Russian Federation. (more...)
WaPo: Trump Dictated Son's Convoluted Statement on Russia Meeting WaPo: Trump Dictated Son's Convoluted Statement on Russia Meeting
- August 02, 2017

Tillerson characterized their conversation as "professional" following the US Congress' move to strengthen sanctions against Russian Federation and Moscow's response to reduce the number of US embassy workers in Russian Federation, adding the he thinks Lavrov is "as committed as I am to trying to find ways to bring this relationship back closer to one another". (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci mistakenly listed as dead in Harvard Law School alumni directory Anthony Scaramucci mistakenly listed as dead in Harvard Law School alumni directory
- August 02, 2017

Harvard Law School apologized Monday after its new alumni directory erroneously listed ousted White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci as dead. Scaramucci shocked many last week with an expletive-laced interview that targeted then-chief of staff Reince Priebus and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. (more...)
Trump bans media from covering signing of Russian Federation sanctions he hates Trump bans media from covering signing of Russian Federation sanctions he hates
- August 02, 2017

The signing statement reportedly says Trump is concerned that the bill "encroaches on presidential authority and may hurt USA ability to work with allies", according to Bloomberg. The measure was signed into law after it passed with overwhelming margins in both the House and Senate - which made the threat of a presidential veto a non-starter - but it was not an easy road to Trump's desk. (more...)
Tillerson: US-Russia relations 'under stress' Tillerson: US-Russia relations 'under stress'
- August 02, 2017

Arguing that China sees eye-to-eye with the USA about the threat posed by Pyongyang's aggressive weapons development, Tillerson said: "We don't blame the Chinese for the situation in North Korea ". United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that Washington is not seeking to end Kim Jong-Un's regime in North Korea . "We do not seek regime change, we do not seek a collapse of the regime, we do not seek an accelerated reunification of the peninsula, we do not seek an ... (more...)
Kerala Blasters striker CK Vineeth honoured with Youth Icon award
- August 02, 2017

In this allowance, Rs 10,000 will be given as monthly allowance and Rs 500 per day will be given as food allowance. Later, he was sacked from the office for low attendance. However, the Sports Ministry of the Union Government did not heed to the appeal. Chitra, hailing from a poor family in Mundoor in Palakkad, has won many National and worldwide gold medals in race items. (more...)

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