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NTSB Probes Gas Explosion at Minneapolis School That Killed Two NTSB Probes Gas Explosion at Minneapolis School That Killed Two
- August 04, 2017

While the NTSB is more typically known for investigating plane, train and automobile crashes, the agency's mission also includes pipeline safety, and it has investigated nearly 20 natural gas explosions involving buildings over the past five years, Hart said. (more...)
North Korea's Latest Missile Came Too Close To Air France Jet
- August 04, 2017

The ban comes after U.S. student Otto Warmbier travelled to North Korea in 2015. But he sought to reassure the isolated authoritarian regime that it does not need a nuclear arsenal to defend itself from a United States attack. Experts suggest the US mainland is now within striking range. "We are weighing all options, keeping all options on the table, and as we have said many times, we are not going to broadcast what we are going to do". (more...)
JUST IN: Dumi Masilela's aunt also passes away JUST IN: Dumi Masilela's aunt also passes away
- August 04, 2017

The death of Masilela was not the end of the tragedy for the Masilela Family as his aunt who took care of the young actor throughout his life collapsed and died on receiving the news of his death. "The two occupants in the Golf tried to drive off and one of them was shot", said Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubele. Masilela was driving in the auto with a friend at the time of the incident. (more...)
Trump aide, CNN reporter spar over immigration plan
- August 04, 2017

Acosta referred to Trump's plan to award points to green-card applicants based on English proficiency and asked, "Are we just going to bring in people from Great Britain and Australia?" Acosta , in response to Miller's comments about a new piece of immigration legislation unveiled Wednesday, said: "What you're proposing here, what the president's proposing here, does not sound like it's in keeping with American tradition when it comes to immigration". (more...)
Statue of Liberty poem not about immigrants, suggests Trump aide
- August 04, 2017

Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Sen. To this, Miller responded saying that Acosta showed his " cosmopolitan bias " and "ignorance" by suggesting that the administration was imposing limitations on immigration of certain people. Miller was detailing Republican legislation created to limit legal immigration. "That you think only people from Great Britain or Australia would speak English is so insulting to millions of hardworking immigrants who do speak English from all over the world". (more...)
Test missile launched from California coast Test missile launched from California coast
- August 04, 2017

PST from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Air Force Global Strike Command's missile launch is created to test the weapon system's effectiveness, accuracy and readiness, the Air Force said. An Air Force statement said the test would show the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of the weapon system. The missile's re-entry vehicle traveled approximately 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, according to the release. (more...)
Second Body Cam Video Raises Questions Of Evidence Planting In Baltimore Second Body Cam Video Raises Questions Of Evidence Planting In Baltimore
- August 04, 2017

They found a baggy with marijuana and heroin, and Collins and her passenger were charged. She said that one officer told another, "No, you weren't supposed to turn yours on". Authorities have not identified either officer. While Baltimore's police commissioner Kevin Davis said the footage was "as serious as it gets", the police department also said that they were also looking into whether officers found the bag earlier and tried to reenact how it happened for the camera. (more...)
United States moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia forum
- August 04, 2017

Maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region, counterterrorism and the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula will be at the top of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's agenda in his talks next week in Manila with regional leaders, spokesperson Heather Nauert said . (more...)
USA sets September 1 date for start of N Korea travel ban USA sets September 1 date for start of N Korea travel ban
- August 04, 2017

The travel ban is officially known as a geographic travel restriction, which gives the secretary of state the ability to bar travel to an area or a country if "the country is at war with the United States, armed hostilities are in progress in the country or area, or there is imminent danger to the public health or physical safety of US travelers in the country or area", according to the notice filed by the State Department. (more...)
Terrorist killed in encounter in Bijbehara in Kashmir's Anantnag Terrorist killed in encounter in Bijbehara in Kashmir's Anantnag
- August 04, 2017

During search operation, police said that militants fired on the search party resulting in exchange of fire. The encounter started after terrorists fired at an Army patrol team checkpost in Bijbehera area and later entered a residential complex. (more...)
Trump Lied About Getting Phone Calls from the Boy Scouts and Mexico Trump Lied About Getting Phone Calls from the Boy Scouts and Mexico
- August 04, 2017

Trump announced to a group of small business leaders at the White House that CEO Terry Gou told him "off the record" that the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer could invest as much as $30 billion in the United States. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, insisted that Mr. "That's a pretty bold accusation", Sanders said during Wednesday's press briefing, via the Associated Press. (more...)
Lease dispute sends Secret Service out of Trump Tower Lease dispute sends Secret Service out of Trump Tower
- August 04, 2017

Secret Service moving its Trump Tower command post from one floor below President Donald Trump's apartment to the sidewalk. Details of the dispute were unclear. Even with the post on the ground, experts are anxious that radio transmissions could fail due to the distance between it and agents in the field. (more...)
US Detects 'Unprecedented Levels' of North Korean Submarine Activity US Detects 'Unprecedented Levels' of North Korean Submarine Activity
- August 04, 2017

Security Council that would produce "nothing of effect". " North Korea's engineers have yet to master re-entry technologies and more work remains before Kim Jong Un has an ICBM capable of striking the American mainland". Analysts who examined video of North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile test launch on Friday concluded that the missile poses less of a threat than originally thought, according to the New York Times . (more...)
Australian minister quits after finding out he may also be Italian Australian minister quits after finding out he may also be Italian
- August 04, 2017

An Australian senator who overnight resigned from his cabinet position after finding out he was a dual citizen may not have to quit parliament, his party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Wednesday. "For citizenship applications everywhere, even if you apply in Italy or overseas at the Italian consulate or embassy, every citizenship application can be done only in person and the application should be signed by the applicant". (more...)
China says restrained in face of India China says restrained in face of India "concocting" excuses over border
- August 04, 2017

The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbours, who share a 3,500-km frontier, large parts of which are disputed. When it comes to China issue; India shall speak in one voice- there will be no two opinions on that. "No country should underestimate the Chinese military's confidence in and ability to fulfil its mission of safeguarding peace, and should not underestimate the Chinese military's ... (more...)
Tillerson says USA is willing to talk to North Korea Tillerson says USA is willing to talk to North Korea
- August 04, 2017

Our Kim Bum-soo has more. "What we've been doing is going around talking to partners about what more could they do to contribute to that increasing pressure on the regime and the increasing sort of diplomatic isolation of the regime", she said. (more...)
Man wounded in shooting near Golden Gate Park Man wounded in shooting near Golden Gate Park
- August 04, 2017

Police were still searching for at least gunman who fled the scene after the blitz shooting as of Thursday night. "I heard five or six shots, a lot of shots, a young kid...and and old guy who was shot in the leg, I think the young kid was more serious", said one park visitor, Olivia. (more...)
Fire breaks out at Japan's iconic Tsukiji fish market Fire breaks out at Japan's iconic Tsukiji fish market
- August 04, 2017

The fire broke out at about 5 pm in the market's outer area, which is packed with informal restaurants where tourists can tuck into fresh seafood plates and sushi, Reuters reported. In June, Tokyo's governor announced a long-delayed plan to move Tsukiji from its current site to a man-made island with contaminated soil. But Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike said the 80-year-old market's age and vulnerability to a big quake meant it had to be rebuilt. (more...)
Gorka On Applying Pressure On China: 'We Have The President's Twitter Feed' Gorka On Applying Pressure On China: 'We Have The President's Twitter Feed'
- August 04, 2017

HEMMER: Can a Twitter feed change the mind of those leading China? "If you can win a US election with it, I think it's pretty powerful", Gorka said. Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet they do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk. (more...)
Senate Dems talk bipartisan on taxes - with conditions
- August 04, 2017

The GOP leader pointed to the Democrats' letter as a justification to exclude Democrats from the process. The announcement came after 45 members of the Senate Democratic caucus, including Missouri Sen. But how the rich are taxed could be the biggest source of contention. When asked the non-signature, a spokesperson for Donnelly simply said that the IN senator wants tax reform to be done IN a bipartisan fashion. (more...)
Prime Minister launches power play to battle bill shock
- August 04, 2017

The call lasted just 24 minutes with Turnbull assuring Trump he could "count" on him. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in October 10 and eventually make the call on intent. has taken in a larger number of people in recent years. So we said if you try to come to Australia by boat, even if we think you are the best person in the world, even if you are a Noble [sic] Prize winning genius, we will not let you in. (more...)
Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Shares Sold by Washington Trust Bank Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) Shares Sold by Washington Trust Bank
- August 04, 2017

Devon Energy Corporation comprises 1.0% of Lincluden Management Ltd.'s holdings, making the stock its 28th largest position. Laurion Capital Management Lp increased Devon Energy Corp New (Put) (DVN) stake by 187.43% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Republicans grow less fearful of defying Donald Trump Republicans grow less fearful of defying Donald Trump
- August 04, 2017

The Arizona Republican recently said in a piece for Politico that his party is in denial about the damage Trump is doing and called on his GOP colleagues to stand up to the president when they see his rhetoric has gone astray. "I don't think Congress will". When we couldn't argue that we were the party of limited government anymore, then that forced us into issues like flag burning or trying to intervene in the Terri Schiavo case, things that we wouldn't have done otherwise if we ... (more...)
Labour ready to 'do this', but not with Turei as a minister Labour ready to 'do this', but not with Turei as a minister
- August 04, 2017

Metiria Turei will not seek a ministerial position in a Labour-Green led government after the election, but she will not resign as co-leader of the Greens. Having your mother is just one of those things, it could happen to lots of people. She denied reports she lived there with the father of her child while collecting the domestic purposes benefit. (more...)
Lawsuit Accusing Harvard of Anti-Asian Bias Revives Scrutiny of Affirmative Action Lawsuit Accusing Harvard of Anti-Asian Bias Revives Scrutiny of Affirmative Action
- August 04, 2017

Clegg elaborated, with a hollow and incendiary talking point, "The civil rights laws were deliberately written to protect everyone from discrimination, and it is frequently the case that not only are whites discriminated against now, but frequently Asian-Americans are as well". (more...)

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