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Disney, North Korea Drive Dow Jones Industrial Average Lower
- August 10, 2017

North Korea responded by saying it was "carefully examining" the idea of a missile strike on Guam, a U.S. Pacific territory. In turn, Wells Fargo, Jefferies, and Telsey cut their price targets for FOSL, which is down 22% in electronic trading, and could hit a multi-year low. (more...)
US Needs Diplomatic Strategy to Address North Korea Problem - Senator Sanders US Needs Diplomatic Strategy to Address North Korea Problem - Senator Sanders
- August 10, 2017

Earlier, however, Rowling had addressed Miller's comments regarding his boss and the possibility of war with North Korea. "It's also imperative that the Trump Administration embrace a robust policymaking process to think through all of our options, and be prepared to be realistic about what response the North Korean threat might require". (more...)
Land and water pursuit ends in arrest of suspected reckless driver
- August 10, 2017

The driver of the auto pursued by police jumped out and into the river, police said. Stockton CHP then took over the pursuit as Holloway continued on I-5 and SR-12. Te CHP was able to coordinate the closure of the Old River Bridge near Discovery Bay. After about an hour, Holloway was taken into custody through efforts of the CHP, Stockton Fire Department and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. (more...)
(Neb.)- Huskers No. 5, Bluejays No. 9 In Preseason Volleyball Poll (Neb.)- Huskers No. 5, Bluejays No. 9 In Preseason Volleyball Poll
- August 10, 2017

The Jayhawks face Creighton, Kentucky and Purdue all during the same week, starting September 4 against United Kingdom, followed by back-to-back matches against the Boilermakers and a Bluejays on September 8 and 9, respectively. Creighton is also ranked eighth nationally in the Prep Volleyball preseason poll. Kansas opens the 2017 season with an exhibition match against UMKC on August 19 at Horejsi Family Athletics Center. (more...)
Americans Have No Idea Where North Korea Really Is
- August 10, 2017

North Korea was front and center on all the increasingly political late-night programs Tuesday night after a Washington Post report that North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit onto a missile, bringing the rogue nation another step closer to becoming a nuclear power. (more...)
Lavender Hill bus crash sees double decker hit building near Clapham Junction Lavender Hill bus crash sees double decker hit building near Clapham Junction
- August 10, 2017

The driver has been taken to hospital, with two people still trapped on board. Video from the scene shows the bus on the pavement, stuck into the front of the Poggen Pohl Kitchen Design Centre store. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Emergency services at the scene of a collision in Wandsworth". "Officers, the London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service are in attendance". (more...)
Guam Governor: There is no threat from North Korea Guam Governor: There is no threat from North Korea
- August 10, 2017

Pacific territory of Guam , just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump told the North that any threat it presented to the United States would be met with "fire and fury" . While North Korean geopolitical risks are likely to weigh on Asian markets for now, investors are expected to shift their focus to monetary policy into the end of the week, IG market strategist Jingyi Pan said in a note. (more...)
No-cost or lower-cost naloxone available at pharmacies across NY No-cost or lower-cost naloxone available at pharmacies across NY
- August 10, 2017

Beginning on Wednesday, people with healthcare coverage will receive up to $40 co-payment assistance when buying naloxone. "This first-in-the-nation program will help put this lifesaving treatment in more hands and is one more prong in this administration's efforts to battle heroin and opioid abuse", Governor Cuomo said. (more...)
Trump's 'Fire And Fury' Remarks Disquiet Markets; Bump Oil, Gas Trump's 'Fire And Fury' Remarks Disquiet Markets; Bump Oil, Gas
- August 10, 2017

In a letter sent to Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-N.H.) first reported by local news station WMUR , Humphrey accuses Trump of making a bad situation worse with his recent promise that North Korea would face "fire and fury" if it continued to threaten the U.S. (more...)
Aussie politicians go postal over same-sex marriage vote
- August 10, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull's government's first option of a compulsory plebiscite on the issue has been rejected by a slim majority of Senators, meaning the nationwide postal vote option will be triggered and could take place as early as October. They called for a free vote in Parliament to decide the issue. Deputy Senate leader Mathias Cormann said Turnbull's government is "absolutely committed" to "give the Australian people a say on whether or not the definition of marriage should be changed", ... (more...)
How major USA stock market indexes fared on Tuesday How major USA stock market indexes fared on Tuesday
- August 10, 2017

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,474 as of 3:44 p.m. Tensions spiked yet further when North Korean state media later said Pyongyang was considering strikes near U.S. Interestingly, the Asian indices have fared better than European ones, and USA futures suggest that United States indices will get hit for a second day when they open later. (more...)
Jagan's comments reflects his sadist mentality: CM Jagan's comments reflects his sadist mentality: CM
- August 10, 2017

Besides depending on the chief minister's image and sympathy for the Bhuma family, the TDP has been devising different strategies to convince different sections of people in the state to win the upcoming election. Mr. Naidu failed to fulfil any of his promises made in his Independence Day address at Kurnool in 2014, he said . YS Jagan is keen on winning the Nandyal by polls. (more...)
United Nations decries excessive force in Venezuela's crackdown on protests United Nations decries excessive force in Venezuela's crackdown on protests
- August 10, 2017

The Assembly was elected on July 30 amid strong opposition protests and worldwide criticism, and took office last Friday. Borges called the building, with its gold cupola, the "symbol of popular sovereignty". "The intent is to pursue those who think differently", lawmaker Delsa Solorzano said. A high-profile Venezuelan opposition leader says a violent attack on an army barracks that left two dead is worrying. (more...)
Guam's worries grow as tensions rise between US, North Korea
- August 10, 2017

North Korea's military announced on Wednesday it was considering missile strikes aimed at isolating the Pacific island of Guam , home to several USA strategic bombers, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported . "Every time there is some saber rattling in the part of the world, Guam is always part of the occasion", said Robert F. Underwood, the president of the University of Guam and the island's former delegate to the House of Representatives. (more...)
Trump moves to slap duties on Chinese aluminum foil Trump moves to slap duties on Chinese aluminum foil
- August 10, 2017

The investigation into aluminum foil producer subsidies is not part of a broader investigation into China's aluminum trade that President Donald Trump initiated by executive order in March. Three other China-based companies that failed to provide requested information or were found to give incorrect information about their status as exporters faced higher duties, it said. (more...)
Suspected al Qaeda member held in Delhi ahead of Independence Day celebrations Suspected al Qaeda member held in Delhi ahead of Independence Day celebrations
- August 10, 2017

Delhi police and security forces on Thursday arrested suspected Ansarullah Bangla terrorist while he was trying to flee to Nepal. Bangladesh based Ansar Bangla has an affiliation with al-Qaeda. Earlier on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) had arrested an Ansarullah terror suspect who had also been living in the country with fake documents. (more...)
Solar eclipse provides chance to save energy, state commission says
- August 10, 2017

That's what the California Public Utilities Commission wants people to do August 21, when the total and partial eclipse will take place across portions of the western United States. Viewers are warned not to look directly at the sun, as it can cause permanent damage to the eyes. Viewers should use eclipse safety glasses, which are fairly cheap or free, and be sure they include a certified ISO marking found on the inside of the glasses. (more...)
EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Slide After US And North Korea Cross Swords EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Slide After US And North Korea Cross Swords
- August 10, 2017

Pyongyang said it was examining plans for attacking Guam, a USA territory in the Pacific that has a US military base. Stocks overnight in Asia stabilised, although with a bias to the downside, as shares in South Korea fell to the lowest level in two months and the region-wide MSCI Asia ex-Japan index falling 0.11%. (more...)
UP: Bomb scare forces evacuation of passengers from Akal Takht Express UP: Bomb scare forces evacuation of passengers from Akal Takht Express
- August 10, 2017

The Shivratanganj Police also reached the spot and vacated coach number B3 and B4 for the safety objective. The Amethi Police and Bomb Disposal Squad have reached the spot and the investigation is underway to ascertain if the object is a bomb. (more...)
Kenya Opposition Presidential Candidate rejects early results Kenya Opposition Presidential Candidate rejects early results
- August 10, 2017

A polling official marks a voter's finger after he cast his vote at a polling station in Nairobi , Kenya, on August 8, 2017. Police fired shots into the air and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters in Mathare who set up burning barricades in some roads. (more...)
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas announces she will not seek re-election Congresswoman Niki Tsongas announces she will not seek re-election
- August 10, 2017

After her election - the first time in 25 years MA sent a woman to the US House - the Bay State also sent Katherine Clark of Melrose and Elizabeth Warren , both Democrats, to Washington, Tsongas continued. After much thought, I have decided that this is one of those times. She also touted her part in bringing up the female representation in MA at the state and federal levels. (more...)
Indian shares fall on US- North Korean tensions Indian shares fall on US- North Korean tensions
- August 10, 2017

He added he had been assured by U.S. military of "a multilayer defense" in place in the western Pacific . South Korea's won dropped 0.9 percent against the USA dollar to its lowest close since July 13. The Swiss franc was on track for its biggest daily gain against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. (more...)
'Hot Water Challenge' leaves little girls with horrific burns 'Hot Water Challenge' leaves little girls with horrific burns
- August 10, 2017

Result: Merritt is now treated in the hospital of Harlem for severe burns to the chest, back and shoulders. Merritt is now receiving treatment at Harlem Hospital for her injuries. Her mother, Ebony, said Jamoneisha is in emotional and physical pain, and that they are not letting the girl look at her injuries yet. "We're trying to keep her spirits up, talking to her", the victim's aunt, Lawrene Merritt told CBS2's Dave Carlin. (more...)
GOP Sen.: Trump needs approval for preemptive strike on N Korea
- August 10, 2017

While this plays out, Friedhoff said any preemptive military action from the United States could have devastating consequences for US allies if North Korea retaliates against South Korea or Japan. This week, an official Japanese report and a classified US intelligence document, the latter reported by The Washington Post, combined to suggest the North was closer to being able to strike the United States with a nuclear missile than previously believed. (more...)
Man Claims He Found 2 Dead Geckos In Heineken Beer Can Man Claims He Found 2 Dead Geckos In Heineken Beer Can
- August 10, 2017

Specifically, they were juvenile leopard geckos, a species not indigenous to the United States. George Toubbeh claims in a new lawsuit he suffered several physical ailments and still has anxiety after finding the reptiles at the bottom of his brew. (more...)

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