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Man shot, killed while out for pizza Man shot, killed while out for pizza
- August 07, 2017

Local Atlanta outlet 11Alive reported the news on Monday (Aug. 7). Officers said they found a man dead of an apparent gunshot wound. "Upon arrival it was confirmed that a male on scene died of an apparent gunshot wound". On that occasion, he was shot in the chest shortly after arriving in the dining establishment. Police are still gathering information and this story will be updated when new details become available. (more...)
Georgia Little Leaguer Obliterates Ball For Grand Slam Georgia Little Leaguer Obliterates Ball For Grand Slam
- August 07, 2017

Blalock's grand slam cleared the hill beyond the the wall and landed in the trees. That baseball was absolutely obliterated. A Little League player from Georgia has made a commentator hilariously eat his words with a monster home run. Where's Statcast when you need it, like during Sunday's Little League World Series Southeast Regional tournament elimination game between Georgia and SC? The Little League World Series and the regional qualifiers leading up to it have become staples of ... (more...)
Infiltration bid foiled, five terrorists killed in J&K's Machil sector Infiltration bid foiled, five terrorists killed in J&K's Machil sector
- August 07, 2017

Five militants were shot down in the ensuing gunbattle. Since last seven months, the Army has foiled around 22 infiltration bids along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir , and 38 armed terrorists were eliminated in such operations. The identity and details of the terrorists are being determined. Earlier in the day a Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) terrorist Umer of Abu Ismail group was killed in an encounter with the security forces in Samboora area of the state. (more...)
BJP opens account in Tripura with six MLAs joining party BJP opens account in Tripura with six MLAs joining party
- August 07, 2017

Barman said: "We left Congress past year and joined Trinamool to strengthen Mamata Banerjee's hand to fight against the CPI-M led Left parties". TMC had axed the six MLAs, who had in June 2016 crossed over from the Congress, for anti-party activities after they chose to vote for Ram Nath Kovind, then the NDA's nominee for President. (more...)
BBCI: North Korea calls offer of talks from the South 'insincere' BBCI: North Korea calls offer of talks from the South 'insincere'
- August 07, 2017

North Korea is furious after the UN Security Council passed it toughest sanctions yet against the country following their two recent missiles tests that showed the capability of reaching the US. "Do not violate the UN's decision or provoke global society's goodwill by conducting missile launching or nuclear tests", Wang told Yong Ho. Saturday's United Nations resolution banned exports of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore as well as fish and seafood by the cash-starved state. (more...)
Pak-Iran ties to grow from strength to strength: Hassan Rouhani
- August 07, 2017

Mian Raza Rabbani and his delegation also held meetings with other Iranian leaders. The last round of talks on ending North Korea's nuclear program were held in December 2008. The special envoy expressed his belief that under the leadership of Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei and President Rouhani, the Iranian Government and people will reap more achievements during the cause of national construction and development. (more...)
ASEAN, Japan, China, S. Korea agree to bolster financial cooperation ASEAN, Japan, China, S. Korea agree to bolster financial cooperation
- August 07, 2017

In a press conference, Foreign Affairs spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said the framework was endorsed for adoption by both parties during the Asean-China meeting on Sunday. The response has been polite but noncommital. A North Korean delegation led by Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila . (more...)
City Records Homicide On Day Two Of Ceasefire City Records Homicide On Day Two Of Ceasefire
- August 07, 2017

Despite the two deaths, Bridgeford calls the effort a success, and Police Commissioner Kevin Davis tells the "Baltimore Sun" he hopes Bridgeford inspires others to do their part in driving down violence in the city. "This is about a culture shift", she said. "I saw him on the blacktop, I heard him crying not to let him die", she said. 'I went to funerals all through high school'. (more...)
Russia issues can be settled: Tillerson Russia issues can be settled: Tillerson
- August 07, 2017

But there's been confusion because the U.S.is believed to have far fewer than 755 American employees in Russian Federation. But Tillerson said that should not irreversibly damage ties. He predicted "it will be difficult" to hammer out the details but that compromise can be reached if all parties - including the US - use their influence in Syria to persuade armed groups there to comply. (more...)
Trump takes aim at Blumenthal following Russian Federation collusion remarks Trump takes aim at Blumenthal following Russian Federation collusion remarks
- August 07, 2017

Blumenthal's remarks touched off a trio of tweets from Trump, who began his vacation at his Bedminster, N.J. golf resort on Friday. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal was once again the target of a Twitter rant by President Donald Trump . (more...)
Stephen Miller in running for Anthony Scaramucci's old job
- August 07, 2017

Kelly, according to published reports, recommended that Scaramucci be fired from his post and that is exactly what happened this past Monday as the latter tendered his resignation to President Donald J. Trump thus deliberately ignored the advice of White House and DOD lawyers, disregarded the potential legal ramifications and backlash his advisers had warned him about, and blindsided basically everyone in the federal government - just because he wanted to end a tiresome debate and ... (more...)
French vehicle maker Renault bags biggest-ever deal in Iran's history French vehicle maker Renault bags biggest-ever deal in Iran's history
- August 07, 2017

Earlier, CEO of IDRO Mansour Moazzami had said at a televised program on Sunday that the new contract entails production of cars in two phases, the second of which will kick off in 2019 and take three years. The sanctions were eased past year, paving the way for the new deal. PSA , which quit the country when global sanctions hit in 2012, has been quick to rebuild its presence in Iran, which was the company's main engine of growth previous year. (more...)
Was Congress right to push for sanctions on Russian Federation? Was Congress right to push for sanctions on Russian Federation?
- August 07, 2017

The White House released a statement on Saturday saying the president appreciates China and Russia's cooperation in securing passage of the resolution. The Republicans that dominate the United States legislative body pushed their commander-in-chief to sign sanctions on Russian Federation into law this week for meddling in last year's presidential election. (more...)
On Russia, Two Trumps: In DC, Constrained; For The Nation, Defiant
- August 07, 2017

What we know so far may or may not constitute obstruction, but it's certainly damning. The adviser said Trump's intervention could be taken as an attempt to mislead the Mueller investigation. The second track is the question of whether the president himself obstructed justice in his efforts to shut down the Russian Federation probe. David K. (more...)
Denver weather forecast for today, Aug 7: Stormy weather Denver weather forecast for today, Aug 7: Stormy weather
- August 07, 2017

Tuesday night: Mostly clear; low of 59. Friday: 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Once we get towards the weekend though we'll see a little more sunshine and warming up towards normal temperatures, with mainly afternoon showers and thunderstorms. (more...)
Manhunt underway after Missouri police officer killed at traffic stop Manhunt underway after Missouri police officer killed at traffic stop
- August 07, 2017

He says the driver jumped out of the vehicle and fired at the officer, who was able to return fire. He was a Clinton resident and had been with the department for less than a year. Clinton is located about 75 miles southeast of Kansas City. Police said they believe he may still be in Clinton. As Officer Michael exited the patrol vehicle to make contact with the driver, the driver fired a round towards the officer. (more...)
OH boy, 4, shot in road rage incident OH boy, 4, shot in road rage incident
- August 07, 2017

According to Cleveland police, the boy's mother honked her horn as she passed a vehicle that was blocking the road in the area of West 28th Street and Division Avenue. He underwent treatment to remove the bullet and remains hospitalized. A bullet hit the 4-year-old boy in the head. She exited the highway at East 55th Street and called for help. (more...)
Foxconn to build in MI Foxconn to build in MI
- August 07, 2017

Snyder's communications team has not confirmed the report, but did release a statement from the governor which included a picture with the chairman. Foxconn said it's planning a "multibillion dollar investment in the U.S. Hon Hai is impressed by the MI state government's efforts to create a friendly investment environment to boost its economy and create jobs, according to the statement . (more...)
Trump, Moon agree to push ahead with North Korea sanctions Trump, Moon agree to push ahead with North Korea sanctions
- August 07, 2017

Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea have reaffirmed the "grave and growing" threat North Korea poses to countries around the world. Tillerson aide R.C. Topping the agenda are North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, an attempt to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a siege by pro-Islamic State group militants in the southern Philippine city of Marawi, which has dragged on for more than two months. (more...)
Schroders plc's (LON:SDR) Schroders plc's (LON:SDR) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas
- August 07, 2017

Jefferies Group LLC reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 483 ($6.37) price target on shares of Zpg Plc in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Also, insider David Lockwood bought 44,578 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 1st. (more...)
Aust, US urge stop to China Sea reclaims Aust, US urge stop to China Sea reclaims
- August 07, 2017

The influential Global Times, published by the People's Daily, said in an editorial that the United States needed to curb its "moral arrogance over North Korea". US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US would be open to dialogue "when the conditions are right". China is ready to deepen cooperation with Indonesia in anti-terrorism and fight against cross-border crimes while strengthening collaboration and cooperation in regional and worldwide affairs to maintain peace and stability in ... (more...)
The White House: Civil War or Summer Cleaning?
- August 07, 2017

However, Kelly felt that Scaramucci had lost credibility and was not disciplined enough to continue on in his role with the administration. One of the officials said that there are reservations on the staff about giving Miller extensive say over communications since he has a tendency to be dismissive of reporters, a trait that reflects the president's approach but could further tensions between the news media and the White House . (more...)
Mueller Looks at Whether Flynn Was Secretly Paid by Turkey Mueller Looks at Whether Flynn Was Secretly Paid by Turkey
- August 07, 2017

Two sources said USA special counsel Robert Mueller had convened the grand jury investigation in Washington to help examine allegations of Russian interference in the vote. While this is not a surprise (that's how special counsels work), if nothing else it shows that the initial phase of the investigation produced enough evidence to keep going. (more...)
Green MPs quit as Turei troubles deepen Green MPs quit as Turei troubles deepen
- August 07, 2017

However, that excuse might also be seen as the two being opportunistic. Pressed by media about Turei's actions in comparison to Clendon and Graham, he said: "The things she's talked about is part of her life story, things that happened 25 years ago when she was in her 20s. (more...)
Nations race to prevent backsliding on North Korea sanctions Nations race to prevent backsliding on North Korea sanctions
- August 07, 2017

The South's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha shook hands with her Northern counterpart Ri Yong-Ho ahead of an ASEAN Regional Forum dinner on Sunday, Yonhap said. "Just completed call with President Moon of South Korea". Wang said THAAD could not block the North's intercontinental missiles and added: "South Korea's security cannot be built on a foundation of China not being secure". (more...)