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Hopefully China would follow democracy soon: Dalai Lama Hopefully China would follow democracy soon: Dalai Lama
- August 09, 2017

Speaking in New Delhi , the Tibetan spiritual leader said the two countries must invoke the spirit of " Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai ", reported news agency PTI. Emphasizing the importance of a free press, he said that freedom of the press is important to inform and educate people about reality. The stand-off between both the countries emerged after Chinese troops were stopped by the Indian Army from constructing roads along the Doklam border. (more...)
National Basketball Association 2K18 Prelude Demo Available September National Basketball Association 2K18 Prelude Demo Available September
- August 09, 2017

Acting as a free demo of sorts, The Prelude provides an opportunity to get a start on the MyCareer story mode with the progress made carrying over to the full game. MyPLAYER: The customization is like never before, with almost an unlimited amount of body types available and options to adjust and scale nearly every aspect of the athletes in game . (more...)
VW offers incentives to trade in dirty diesel cars VW offers incentives to trade in dirty diesel cars
- August 09, 2017

The announcement was made through a statement from Frankfurt on Tuesday, wherein the company stated that customers trading in their old diesel cars for brand-new cars that meet the latest Euro-VI emission norms will get discounts ranging from 2,000 euros (Rs 1.49 lakh) for its Up! compact auto to 10,000 euros for its Touareg SUV. (more...)
The Original 'Avatar' Villain Will Be Resurrected for All Four Sequels The Original 'Avatar' Villain Will Be Resurrected for All Four Sequels
- August 09, 2017

In Empire's September 2017 issue (via IGN ), Cameron confirmed that Stephen Lang's character, Colonel Quartich will return to become the main antagonist in each sequel, right up through the fifth Avatar film. The man who rebuilt the Titanic is now hard at work on four sequels to Avatar , the first of which won't land until 2020. Avatar takes flight as we begin concurrent production on four sequels. (more...)
Korea "provocation" strike on Guam
- August 09, 2017

Koroi Hawkins spoke to Jenna Gaminde from Guam's office of Homeland Security. His comments came as the speaker of the Guam legislature said he hoped the island could defend itself. Charfauros added that Guam's authorities "will continue to keep the public updated on any changes or requests for action". Multiple news agencies are reporting that North Korea is threatening a missile strike on Guam . (more...)
BJP will take legal steps over Election Commission decision: Gujarat CM
- August 09, 2017

He also said: "The reality is they have been reduced to 44". Gohil refuted reports that the legislators would be flown to Delhi to meet the Congress president. But it went down after the poll panel declared the votes of the two rebels invalid for allegedly showing their ballot papers to BJP president Shah and Union minister Smriti Irani - both candidates in the biennial election. (more...)
"Rahul Gandhi missing": Amethi posters declares reward for tracing its MP
- August 09, 2017

People of Amethi have been waiting for months for Rahul Gandhi, their MP, to visit his constituency. The posters that were put up on Sunday continued to be the center of attention among people of Amethi on Monday. Similar posters have come up twice before - once on the eve of the Assembly elections - in Amethi. "Had he (Gandhi) done something for Amethi, the situation would not have arisen", he said. (more...)
China considering military action against India China considering military action against India
- August 09, 2017

She provided no evidence for the claim' which is at the complete variance with Bhutan's stated position and actions. Any scuffle with India could be hazardous to Chinese Government and Economy. Time, it added, is fast running short for India to pull out from Chinese territory and on that basis explore a face- saving solution in consultation with China. (more...)
Letterman leaving retirement to host Netflix TV series Letterman leaving retirement to host Netflix TV series
- August 09, 2017

The 70-year-old host retired from CBS' "The Late Show " in May 2015, with millions tuning in to watch his final episode. In each hour-long episode, Letterman will conduct a long-form conversation with a single guest, and explore topics of his own outside the studio. (more...)
Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of Atomic bombing Nagasaki commemorates 72nd anniversary of Atomic bombing
- August 09, 2017

When Bockscar had taken off that morning from Tinian in the North Pacific, its crew had meant to drop the atomic weapon on the military arsenal at Kokura, which was a city built on a wide plain, and therefore ideal for maximising the destructive impact of the bomb's extensive blast waves. (more...)
Donald Trump Staffers Tasked With Gathering Positive Headlines and Tweets, Report Says Donald Trump Staffers Tasked With Gathering Positive Headlines and Tweets, Report Says
- August 09, 2017

After all, Trump has said he doesn't read those daily briefings. The documents - compiled by the White House communications team - reportedly consist of screenshots of positive cable news headlines, tweets , transcripts of gushing talking-head interviews and even just "pictures of Trump on TV looking powerful". (more...)
Second man charged in rape, slaying of upstate NY girl, 11 Second man charged in rape, slaying of upstate NY girl, 11
- August 09, 2017

Police say 34-year-old Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding and 36-year-old James Brower have been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of Jacelyn O'Connor. O'Connor was at Brower's home for an extended stay when the incident occurred. The minister of the church she attended and her elementary school struggle to accept the news. (more...)
Bristow Group, Inc. (BRS) — Stock Trending Alert
- August 09, 2017

On November 8 the stock rating was downgraded from "Overweight" to "Equal-Weight" and a price target of $16.00 was set in an announcement from Barclays. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $10.00 price target on shares of Bristow Group in a report on Sunday, May 28th. As of the end of the quarter Legal & General Group Plc had sold 3,772 shares trimming its holdings by 6.6%. (more...)
11-man high school football participation declines by more than 25000 nationally 11-man high school football participation declines by more than 25000 nationally
- August 09, 2017

Despite a decrease in numbers from the previous year, football remained the top participation sport for boys. "There's kids that are playing, specializing in one or two sports, and especially one sport athletes", says a Wisconsin Head football coach TOny Servals. (more...)
US B-1B Bombers Fly over Korean Peninsula Again
- August 09, 2017

The remarks followed North Korea's warning of preemptive missile strikes against the United States military base of Guam in response to two USA strategic bombers which were sent again Tuesday to South Korea . Pacific Command said in a statement. Monday was the third time in a month that the strategic bombers have carried out "solidarity" exercises with Japanese and South Korean fighter jets over those countries. (more...)
U.S. weighing plan that would permit strikes on ISIS in Philippines
- August 09, 2017

The Armed Forces Joint Task Force Marawi said 528 militants and 122 soldiers and policemen have been killed in the conflict. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have linked Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to more than 1,400 extra judicial killings while a public official. (more...)
Philippines Says China Wanted Non-Legally Binding South China Sea Code Philippines Says China Wanted Non-Legally Binding South China Sea Code
- August 09, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has skipped a dinner in the Philippines for foreign ministers that North Korea's top diplomat attended. Taiwan, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam also have competing claims there. The remark was made at the ASEAN Regional Forum where the North Korean Foreign Minister also said that the North has no intention of using nuclear weapons against any other country except the U.S. (more...)
Tillerson says North Korea must halt launches to talk Tillerson says North Korea must halt launches to talk
- August 09, 2017

He says the only way that would change is if another country joined in an American action against North Korea. Australia, Japan and the United States on Monday urged ASEAN and China to ensure the code is "legally binding, meaningful, effective, and consistent with global law". (more...)
3 countries targeted in drugs raids and arrests 3 countries targeted in drugs raids and arrests
- August 09, 2017

The ABC understands that the youngest Ibrahim brother, Michael, was arrested in Dubai this morning and police are now searching the homes of Fadi and John in Dover Heights. The message for them is: we know who you are. Australian Federal Police and NSW Police have carried out dawn raids at properties across Sydney. The seized drugs had an estimated street value of $810m. (more...)
Donald Trump 'receives daily digest of articles that praise him' Donald Trump 'receives daily digest of articles that praise him'
- August 09, 2017

If there is any given day where there isn't enough positive content to present to the President, staffers reportedly find press photos of him "looking powerful", three current and former White House officials claim. David Axelrod, who was a senior adviser to former President Barack Obama, told Vice: "If we had prepared such a digest for Obama, he would have roared with laughter". (more...)
B1-B bombers return to Guam after Korea sortie
- August 09, 2017

Earlier in the day, the spokesman of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) of the DPRK was quoted by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) as saying the military was examining an operational plan for an enveloping missile strike at areas around Guam with its intermediate-range ballistic missiles, called Hwasong-12. (more...)
House Democrats: Trump Effort To Ban Transgender Troops 'Unconstitutional On Its Face' House Democrats: Trump Effort To Ban Transgender Troops 'Unconstitutional On Its Face'
- August 09, 2017

Lambda Legal's Jon Davidson says the group is responding to news on Friday that official guidance on Trump's transgender military ban has been approved by the White House counsel's office by filing a lawsuit against Trump with the LGBT military group Outserve SLDN. (more...)
1MDB gets new extension to repay IPIC loan 1MDB gets new extension to repay IPIC loan
- August 09, 2017

Wong said he was "surprised" that IPIC granted 1MDB such a lengthy extension, adding that although he expected an extension to be granted, he believed it would be an extension of only three to five days. "So all these things will be settled". The payment 1MDB is to make by August 31 is part of the US1.2bil (RM4.8 bil) settlement of a debt dispute and is half the amount that is due to IPIC. (more...)
The HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms The HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms "Reduce" Rating for NEXT plc (LON:NXT)
- August 09, 2017

British Land Company PLC (LON:BLND) has 0.00% since August 8, 2016 and is. AstraZeneca plc has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 4,937.43 ($64.30). It has a 15.46 P/E ratio. It operates in two divisions: Aerospace and Flexonics. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a GBX 68.90 ($0.90) dividend. (more...)
President Trump gets twice-daily 'propaganda document' of biased news President Trump gets twice-daily 'propaganda document' of biased news
- August 09, 2017

Yes, in real life, and it's not entirely surprising from an administration that has formed its own "real news" (propaganda) network and accidentally included a sarcastically positive headline and link in their own newsletter . But a folder of just positive news? The folder, which has been dubbed the "propaganda document" by some in the White House, is collated by the communications team. (more...)

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