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The US military will now bring down private drones The US military will now bring down private drones
- August 08, 2017

The new shoot-down guidelines build on FAA restrictions put in place in April that restricted drone use over 133 military bases. "We retain the right of self-defence and when it comes to... "And they could also be seized as well for part of investigations". Details of this policy are classified, but Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said that it broadly deals with "rules of engagement" for bases when faced with civilian or commercial drones . (more...)
Haley decries leaks after Trump tweets Fox story Haley decries leaks after Trump tweets Fox story
- August 08, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that the global community must be "tough" and "decisive" on North Korea , apparently referring to recently adopted United Nations sanctions. However, nearly every major news outlet in the US reported about the UNSC's unanimously passed resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea. " I would tell you that we would be favorably inclined to do anything which furthers the defense capabilities of South Korea and we certainly have seen our alliance ... (more...)
China scores diplomatic coup in sea row
- August 08, 2017

The framework seeks to advance a 2002 Declaration of Conduct (DOC) of Parties in the South China Sea , which has mostly been ignored by claimant states, particularly China, which has built seven manmade islands in disputed waters, three of which are equipped with runways, surface-to-air missiles and radars. (more...)
Militants open fire at security forces in Pulwama Militants open fire at security forces in Pulwama
- August 08, 2017

Umer was reportedly from the Abu Ismail group. The spokesperson said that as the joint team of security forces was carrying out the operation, the militants - believed to be three - opened fire triggering off the encounter. The terrorists were said to be part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. Later a search operation was conducted by 52 Rashtriya Rifles, 179 Battalion CRPF, Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police. (more...)
Rally for Colin Kaepernick to be held at National Football League headquarters Rally for Colin Kaepernick to be held at National Football League headquarters
- August 08, 2017

Despite Kaepernick's explanation that his protest in no way was a sign of disrespect to the nation's military, the protest drew the ire of many Americans who did not accept such an explanation. Based on a number of conversations with people across the league and others close to Kaepernick, however, I can tell you that no team has discussed money with Kaepernick. (more...)
Unsealed court documents reveal man's explicit in-flight texts about drugging, raping children Unsealed court documents reveal man's explicit in-flight texts about drugging, raping children
- August 08, 2017

She would find out days later that her quiet act had freed two Washington kids from an alleged sexual-servitude scheme, and garnered worldwide attention as the kind of vigilance needed in an increasingly connected world. Detectives Jourdenais and Michael O'Grady interviewed Kellar , who consented to a search of his phone. Confronted by investigators, Kellar claimed he was "engaged in fantasy", the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent said. (more...)
Red Cross says 186 migrants storm Spanish border post Red Cross says 186 migrants storm Spanish border post
- August 08, 2017

Pictures show the migrants celebrating by dancing, raising their hands in joy and one man kneeling on the floor. Red Cross's volunteers have assisted 186 migrants, 4 of which have been hospitalized, according to the Red Cross Ceuta's official Twitter account . (more...)
The Mooch's replacement could be Stephen Miller The Mooch's replacement could be Stephen Miller
- August 08, 2017

Acosta said the new policy - which seeks to cut the number of legal immigrants by half - is not in keeping with the spirit of Emma Lazarus' sonnet, which reads: "Give me your exhausted, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free". (more...)
Phoenix woman given death sentence for fatally locking young girl in box Phoenix woman given death sentence for fatally locking young girl in box
- August 08, 2017

He has pleaded not guilty, and his trial is scheduled to begin October 9. There are only two other women on death row in Arizona , which is among the states struggling to buy execution drugs after pharmaceutical companies began blocking the use of their products in lethal injections. (more...)
East Harling murder Police step up presence in village East Harling murder Police step up presence in village
- August 08, 2017

This afternoon Norfolk police revealed he'd been stabbed repeatedly in the head and neck. "We have also set up mobile police station at the scene should you have further information which could assist us". "We've had this attack which is out of the ordinary in that area which has been flooded with police officers". Speaking to reporters , Fawcett added: "It is a murder by knife attack". (more...)
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refuses to condemn Venezuelan President's actions Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refuses to condemn Venezuelan President's actions
- August 08, 2017

Clashes between the Government and demonstrators have so far left more than 100 people dead and 2,000 wounded. When asked if he regretted giving his support to Maduro when he came to power, Corbyn answered, "I gave the support of many people around the world for the principle of a government that was dedicated towards reducing inequality and improving the life chances of the poorest people". (more...)
Police hunt jogger after woman pushed into path of oncoming bus Police hunt jogger after woman pushed into path of oncoming bus
- August 08, 2017

The bus did not hit the woman but it was a close call and stopped nearby. He is seen running towards her and pushing her down as her head almost went under the bus wheels. "We are keen to speak to the jogger in the CCTV about what happened that morning". The Confessional Box gets really weird about toilets and shifting, and Shifts try to get us into heaven by getting past that one Dublin bouncer who mans the gates. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party In Pakistan Hafiz Saeed's Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches political party In Pakistan
- August 08, 2017

Saifullah Khalid, an Islamic hardliner, was announced as the chief of the political party and he immediately pledged that the organisation would work towards establishing "a real Islamic and welfare state". In the attacks, 10 gunmen swarmed across targets including two luxury hotels, a Jewish center and a train station in a rampage that lasted several days. (more...)
US, Australia, Japan to Philippines, China: Follow Arbitration Ruling US, Australia, Japan to Philippines, China: Follow Arbitration Ruling
- August 08, 2017

Wang said at a news conference in Manila that those three conditions include non-interference by "outside parties", obviously referring to the United States, which Beijing has frequently accused of meddling in the territorial disputes. The Philippines had been one of the most vocal critics of China and filed a case before the UN-backed tribunal. They asked China to "abide by" the July 2016 ruling issued by an worldwide court of arbitration in the Hague that rejected Beijing's ... (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Northern Oil & Gas, Inc. (NYSEMKT:NOG)?
- August 08, 2017

Elliott Management Corp increased its position in shares of Northern Oil & Gas by 87.0% in the first quarter. Isthmus Partners LLC raised its stake in Northern Oil & Gas by 11.3% in the first quarter. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.is an energy company. "(CRZO) Shares Sold by Ironwood Investment Management LLC" was published by The Cerbat Gem and is the sole property of of The Cerbat Gem. (more...)
North Korea threatens to retaliate against USA over United Nations sanctions North Korea threatens to retaliate against USA over United Nations sanctions
- August 08, 2017

In an article in the state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Sunday before the sanction's adoption , North Korea threatened that it will turn the USA mainland into a "sea of fire" if it attempts to disturb the regime with sanctions. "Ninety per cent of the trade that North Korea has is with China". Editor's Remarks: The major global players may be getting onto the same page in facing up to the North Korea missile threat but Pyongyang has said it will never give up its nuclear programme. (more...)
More worldwide help on its way to fight wildfires More worldwide help on its way to fight wildfires
- August 08, 2017

That area is now estimated at 591,000 hectares and includes 892 fires that have burned across the province since Saturday, April 1st. The second group are in the air to arrive in Canada on Wednesday, Australian time. All six of BC's fire centres are anticipating an increase in fire starts over the next few days. And Mexico said it would send 108 firefighters to help out as well. (more...)
Vietnam challenges China at Asean talks Vietnam challenges China at Asean talks
- August 08, 2017

As in past criticisms, they did not cite China by name. Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano are Associated Press writers. The US and other nations have tested Beijing's claims by conducting "freedom of navigation" operations around islands controlled by China. (more...)
Aust, US urge world to pressure N Korea
- August 08, 2017

The United States, Australia and Japan has urged the worldwide community to pressure North Korea to abandon its "threatening and provocative path" and apply additional diplomatic and economic measures on Pyongyang over its missile tests. 6, 2017. The code framework is an outline for what China and ASEAN call "consultations" on a formal agreement, which could start later this year. China has opposed including mention of its island-building or an arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's ... (more...)
PM should explain, says Cong on alleged discrepancy in notes PM should explain, says Cong on alleged discrepancy in notes
- August 08, 2017

The opposition's allegation of two types of Rs 500 notes printed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) provoked a huge row in parliament today and also forced an adjournment in the Rajya Sabha. "Mr Sibal has raised a serious issue". Congress who were shouting slogans and trooped into the well of the house and JD (U ) leader Sharad Yadav also supported them carrying the two different sizes of notes. (more...)
Mayo Clinic tops annual Best Hospital rankings Mayo Clinic tops annual Best Hospital rankings
- August 08, 2017

U.S. News & World Report announces its rankings for children's hospitals earlier this summer , naming Boston Children's Hospital the best pediatric hospital for the fifth year in a row. Abbott Northwestern received national rankings in six specialty areas: Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#27); Diabetes & Endocrinology (#11); Geriatrics (#37); Gynecology (#25), Neurology and Neurosurgery (#42); and Orthopedics (#19). (more...)
NA Holds Position in Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (NYSE:FMS) NA Holds Position in Fresenius Medical Care Corporation (NYSE:FMS)
- August 08, 2017

KGaA (ETR: FME ) Given a €97.00 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Shares in FMC slipped 1.6 percent to 77.76 euros in midmorning trade, making them the biggest decliners on the German blue-chip DAX index . KGaA and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Tuesday. Several brokerages have recently commented on FMS. Reporting a potential upside of 0.13%, Zacks Investment Research upped the price target of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (more...)
Congress jittery in Gujarat amid reports of cross-voting Congress jittery in Gujarat amid reports of cross-voting
- August 08, 2017

The MLAs were whisked away from the airport here and have been kept together at one Nijanand resort on the outskirts of Anand town. In a decisive blow to Congress, his vote could have been a turnaround for the Ahmed Patel led party which is trying its best to survive in the polls and win a seat in the Gujarat upper house. (more...)
'No Security Abroad, What's He Hiding': Rajnath Singh's Jab At Rahul Gandhi 'No Security Abroad, What's He Hiding': Rajnath Singh's Jab At Rahul Gandhi
- August 08, 2017

The government went on an aggressive mode with home minister Rajnath Singh , who made an appearance in Parliament following a long spell of recuperation after he fractured his leg, attacking Gandhi for not adhering to SPG security norms. As the protests from placard-carrying Congress members intensified, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the Lok Sabha till tomorrow. "Why didn't he take SPG cover?" Rajnath said in Lok Sabha. (more...)
Liam Gallagher Joins Jam Sesh At Irish Pub In Canada Liam Gallagher Joins Jam Sesh At Irish Pub In Canada
- August 08, 2017

As NME points out, Gallagher told the British edition of EQ Magazine not only that he's not interested in the show, but that Corden "is a knobhead". James Corden is a knobhead". "I was it. And that's why Oasis worked", he continued. And I know how much it annoyed him. "But Oasis wouldn't have worked with two Liams or two Noels". (more...)

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