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ACLU suing DC Metro for rejecting ads on abortion, PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos ACLU suing DC Metro for rejecting ads on abortion, PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos
- August 10, 2017

Its founder, Milo Yiannopoulos , trades on outrage: He brands feminism a cancer, he believes that transgender individuals have psychological problems, and he has compared Black Lives Matter activists to the KKK". Among the ads the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority refused to display was one from women's healthcare collective Carafem that features a picture of a white pill along with the text "10-Week-After Pill" and "For abortion up to 10 weeks. (more...)
Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington - US Media Reports Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington - US Media Reports
- August 10, 2017

The flight was part of the Treaty on Open Skies, which came into effect in 2002, between the U.S. Russia, and other countries to conduct surveillance flights on each other's territories. The U.S. flies the OC-135B aircraft when it conducts these same missions over Russian Federation and other countries. Sources told CNN the plane will also fly over Bedminster, N.J., where President Donald Trump is vacationing, the Trump National Golf Course in Virginia, the presidential retreat Camp David ... (more...)
Trump's Spiritual Adviser Authorizes Him to Smite North Korea
- August 10, 2017

Some fellow Christians, he acknowledged, will disagree, citing more pacifistic Bible passages. When it comes to how we should deal with evil doers, the Bible, in the book of Romans, is very clear: God has endowed rulers full power to use whatever means necessary - including war - to stop evil. (more...)
Gujarat RS polls: Two Congress MLAs admit voting for BJP Gujarat RS polls: Two Congress MLAs admit voting for BJP
- August 10, 2017

On 21 July, Vaghela had announced his decision to quit Congress at a public gathering of his supporters. She had contested the Assembly Elections of 2013 in the state but lost. The party had also issued them a written advisory on the dos and don'ts in the polling room. The fact the BJP fielded a battery of leaders including top ministers led by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the EC to fight out the Congress's complaint against two of its legislators, was also an indication of ... (more...)
Teen Behind Jewish Center Bomb Threats Offered Services On Web Teen Behind Jewish Center Bomb Threats Offered Services On Web
- August 10, 2017

In a screen grab from video, Michael Ron David Kadar covers his face with a sweatshirt following his first appearance in court in Rishon Lezion, Israel, on March 23, 2017. Threats were also reportedly received in Australia and New Zealand. Michael Kadar, 18, was charged in April with allegedly making 245 threatening calls between January 4 and March 7 to organizations around the USA that targeted JCCs, other historical Jewish institutions, and Anti-Defamation League offices. (more...)
Branden Albert Placed on Jaguars' Reserve/Retired List After NFL Comeback Report Branden Albert Placed on Jaguars' Reserve/Retired List After NFL Comeback Report
- August 10, 2017

NFL.com noted that Albert's decision meant he would owe the Jaguars $3.4 million in "signing-bonus forfeiture". He skipped most of Jacksonville's offseason program because he wanted a new contract. As most know, Sitton ended up signing with his division rivals, the Chicago Bears, for a three-year deal guaranteeing $10 million. His career began when he was taken with the 15th overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs out of the University of Virginia. (more...)
Bill Murray attends Broadway's Groundhog Day musical ... for first time Bill Murray attends Broadway's Groundhog Day musical ... for first time
- August 10, 2017

The comedy starred Murray as Phil Connors, a misanthropic weatherman who gets caught in a time loop, replaying the same day over and over until he softens his cynical demeanor. It's well-documented how invested Murray was in the message of Groundhog Day , a passion that eventually resulted in arguments with director Ramis and which irrevocably damaged the duo's working relationship. (more...)
Trump 'Starts His Day With a Folder of Flattering News and Photos' Trump 'Starts His Day With a Folder of Flattering News and Photos'
- August 10, 2017

One President who came close to Trump in rising disapproval was Bill Clinton, whose approval rating stood at 44% at this point in 1993. David Axelrod, a former adviser to President Barack Obama , pointed out the hypocrisy of Trump's team propping up positive stories while discrediting ones they find to be "fake", or not helpful to the administration. (more...)
Southport officer struck by vehicle at IU Methodist Hospital, shots fired Southport officer struck by vehicle at IU Methodist Hospital, shots fired
- August 10, 2017

Brown of Indianapolis . The shooting comes on the same day that the suspect in the shooting death of Southport Lt. Aaron Allan is expected to be in court. Lt. Allan was shot multiple times while attempting to render aide to a crash victim in Homecroft late last month. Allan is reported to have suffered 11 gunshot wounds to his arms, leg, stomach, back and heart as he tried to crawl away. (more...)
London Police Search For Runner Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus London Police Search For Runner Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus
- August 10, 2017

Footage captured at 7.40am on 5 May shows the male runner run across the bridge with the bus behind him. The video shows the woman walking in the pedestrian area of the bridge when the man, who is jogging in the opposite direction, reaches out and shoves her without stopping. (more...)
Intensified airstrikes on IS-held areas in Raqqa kill dozens Intensified airstrikes on IS-held areas in Raqqa kill dozens
- August 10, 2017

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the incident, saying that among the slain were 14 members of the same family, who had fled from the area around Palmyra to try to escape the fighting. On Sunday, the Syrian Army further "tightened the noose on IS terrorists in al-Sukhnah" in a swift but intense operation, subsequently securing the town over the weekend, RT reported , citing Syria's SANA. (more...)
Former Alabama quarterbacks voice frustration about Nick Saban Former Alabama quarterbacks voice frustration about Nick Saban
- August 10, 2017

Barnett had planned to finish the season, but when his father did some research and learned his son could be eligible at another school a calendar year after withdrawing from classes from Alabama, Barnett left after the fourth game against Kent State. (more...)
Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse Media Morris Communications selling newspapers to GateHouse Media
- August 10, 2017

The sale is part of the company's strategic restructuring efforts to focus on lifestyle and niche publications, broadband operations, property development and new business. The Times-Union is the largest newspaper in the group with a daily circulation of 44,750 and Sunday circulation of 68,591, New Media said. The two newspapers merged in April 2001 to form the Amarillo Globe-News. (more...)
President Trump lashes out at senator from CT President Trump lashes out at senator from CT
- August 10, 2017

Mr Steele said presidents do not have as much power as much as they think. Despite his criticism, Trump's opinion of polls has followed a similar pattern to that of his views on news reports using unnamed. "The White House does need some work, apparently that place has a ton of leaks". "The last time Trump worked from New Jersey, he bankrupted a casino", Corden said. (more...)
Hassan blames drug makers for opioid crisis Hassan blames drug makers for opioid crisis
- August 10, 2017

In a almost 100-page complaint filed Tuesday, the state argues Purdue Pharma "engaged in a long-running campaign of deception to create and sustain a market for its opioids". New Hampshire's attorney general, Gordon MacDonald, previously represented Purdue Pharma in its defense against the state's investigation before taking on his current position. (more...)
Giant inflatable chicken appears behind White House Giant inflatable chicken appears behind White House
- August 10, 2017

This man claimed responsibility for today's chicken display. Danelle Morton, a veteran journalist and first-time organizer, is responsible for the chickens. Tax Day March events this year have featured the chicken during protests of Trump's decision to not release his tax information. The inflatable barn animal was featured in several Tax Day March events in cities across the USA, including DC, Chicago and San Francisco. (more...)
Restrictions on Qatar planes continue, claim UAE, Bahrain Restrictions on Qatar planes continue, claim UAE, Bahrain
- August 10, 2017

Al Subaie noted that the approval of the new routes was a great success for Qatar, given its ability to convince the International Civil Aviation Organization of the importance of compliance by the siege countries to the Chicago Convention. (more...)
JGBs edge up as Korean tensions favour safe haven debt
- August 10, 2017

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Pyongyang it should stop any actions that would lead to the "end of its regime and the destruction of its people". South Korea's won currency dropped 0.9% against the dollar. The greenback fell back to 1.1762 against the euro, from a high of 1.1720 hit at 10:15 pm ET. (more...)
CPS investigating home where Fort Worth baby died CPS investigating home where Fort Worth baby died
- August 10, 2017

The Crimes Against Children unit and homicide detectives are now assisting in the investigation. "The infant's neck was caught between the auto carrier chest buckle that was fastened, and the child appears to have suffocated by the means of the buckle and strap mechanism". (more...)
Toyota could open $2 billion factory in the Carolinas Toyota could open $2 billion factory in the Carolinas
- August 10, 2017

At least eleven states are in talks to land a new $1.6 billion manufacturing plant that Toyota and Mazda want to build jointly in the USA, reports the Wall Street Journal . Officials with the Alabama Department of Commerce did not comment, citing policy to refrain from comments on pending or potential economic development projects. (more...)
At least two killed in electoral violence in Kenya At least two killed in electoral violence in Kenya
- August 10, 2017

Kenya's electoral commission is using biometric voter identification and electronic vote transmission systems to conduct the elections. "What is going on right now is a sham", he added. Queues at polling stations formed early and some minor stampedes were reported. "As a friend of the Kenyan people, I urge you to work for a future defined not by fear and division, but by unity and hope". (more...)
Clear the Shelters: A Closer Look at Paws Chicago Clear the Shelters: A Closer Look at Paws Chicago
- August 10, 2017

It's a time when affiliated animal shelters and rescue organizations waive adoption fees or significantly lower the cost of pet adoption in a concerted effort to help find animals in need forever homes. Part of a nationwide campaign, Clear the Shelters begins with the Los Angeles-based news stations airing stories through August 19 that spotlight the pet adoption issue, including the importance of spaying/neutering, the benefits of micro-chipping and helping families find the right pet for ... (more...)
#Brexit threat to devolution - UK Ministers #Brexit threat to devolution - UK Ministers "must abandon power grab".
- August 10, 2017

May's flagship legislation to transpose all European Union laws into British statute "is a blatant power grab which would take existing competence over a wide range of devolved policy areas, including aspects of things like agriculture and fishing, away from Holyrood", Russell said in a statement following the meeting. (more...)
State Dept. Confirms US Expelled 2 Cuban Diplomats After Incident in Cuba State Dept. Confirms US Expelled 2 Cuban Diplomats After Incident in Cuba
- August 10, 2017

Nauert did not provide further details about the cause or consequences of the symptoms, other than to say that they were not life-threatening. Some U.S. "We don't know exactly what...what this requires is providing medical examinations to these people", Nauert said. The State Department learned of the incident in late 2016, Nauert added. (more...)
Most Voters Support Trump's Merit-Based Immigration Bill Most Voters Support Trump's Merit-Based Immigration Bill
- August 10, 2017

The poll surveyed 1,992 registered voters and has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points. "It's my voice", Trump said of his Twitter account during an interview with The New York Times . "On top of this, the daily dose of insinuations from the media regarding collusion with Russian Federation also help to explain the low approval rating". (more...)

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