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Harlem Globetrotter makes incredible basketball shot from helicopter Harlem Globetrotter makes incredible basketball shot from helicopter
- August 10, 2017

A video posted to YouTube on Tuesday shows Bullard flying over Morey's Piers in a helicopter and telling his viewers that he plans to drop a basketball through a hoop some 200 feet below. Food". The trick shot becomes the highest ever made from an aircraft. The Globetrotters will be playing four games at the Wildwood Convention Center from August 16 through 19, 2017. (more...)
Expert reacts to latest North Korean threat of Guam attack
- August 10, 2017

At the time, North Korea reacted by saying, "The [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] will sweep Guam, the base of provocations, from the surface of the earth". Guam has increased in importance to the USA military as the Pentagon has attempted to rebalance its forces in Asia, after years of fighting wars in the Middle East. (more...)
Venkaiah Naidu comments on Indian values countering Hamid Ansari's expression of discomfiture Venkaiah Naidu comments on Indian values countering Hamid Ansari's expression of discomfiture
- August 10, 2017

Venkaiah Naidu said that India is the most tolerant country while also adding that people try to use minority issue for political purposes. But outside parliament, a leader of the ruling BJP reacted sharply to Mr Ansari's comments, describing them as a "political statement" made by someone angling for a political job after retirement. (more...)
Suspected bomb found on premises of Fukushima power plant: TEPCO Suspected bomb found on premises of Fukushima power plant: TEPCO
- August 10, 2017

It was found by workers building a auto park at the site where a four-decade-long decommissioning process is under way. The plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co., said that a worker spotted the suspected bomb early Thursday while digging the ground at a parking lot about 1 kilometer (0.6 mile) north of the reactors destroyed in the 2011 quake and tsunami. (more...)
House minority to Comelec chief: Take a leave House minority to Comelec chief: Take a leave
- August 10, 2017

Aguirre said he has directed the NBI to determine whether documents provided by Mrs Bautista can become the basis for filing graft and money laundering cases against the Comelec chief. Aguirre said whatever evidence NBI will gather could be used against Bautista. "We could wait for the expiration of his term [if he is acquitted and remains an impeachable official] before the appropriate criminal cases are filed", the DOJ secretary explained. (more...)
AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) showed P/E ratio of 14.47
- August 10, 2017

The company's sustained initiatives to manage costs should also support its bottom line. Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. AK Steel Holding Corporation's revenue was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.50 on this stock. (more...)
Girls Charged After Video Shows Them Putting Baby In Refrigerator Girls Charged After Video Shows Them Putting Baby In Refrigerator
- August 10, 2017

The infant survived and is expected to be fine. Speaking with WCVB, police sources confirmed the validity of the video and revealed that the pair were charged with child endangerment and assault and battery with a risky weapon. "My niece is a good-hearted girl who wouldn't hurt a fly", she added. I didn't know and they didn't tell me. "I think it was all foolishness, stupidity", the baby's mother said. (more...)
North Korea warned not to invite 'destruction' North Korea warned not to invite 'destruction'
- August 10, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to allay fears of a military confrontation earlier on Wednesday - defending Trump's comments but telling reporters there was no sign that the threat level from North Korea had changed and that Americans should "sleep well at night". (more...)
GOP senator: Trump needs Congress to approve strike on North Korea GOP senator: Trump needs Congress to approve strike on North Korea
- August 10, 2017

Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan has said Congress needs to approve any preemptive strike against North Korea following President Trump's threat to hit the country "with fire and fury ". The comments came as a new report said Pyongyang's nuclear program is progressing. Representative Eliot Engel, the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Trump undermined American credibility "by drawing an absurd red line". (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted raid at Paul Manafort's home Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted raid at Paul Manafort's home
- August 10, 2017

The search was carried out shortly after Mr. Manafort met with investigators for the Senate Intelligence Committee on July 25. Before dawn on July 26, agents showed up at Manafort's home without warning, presented a search warrant, and gathered many documents, per Post reporters Carol Leonnig, Tom Hamburger, and Rosalind Helderman . (more...)
North Korea calls Seoul's foreign minister derogatory term for women
- August 10, 2017

A meeting of South Korea's National Security Council (NSC) was set to be held later Thursday, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said, apparently to discuss North Korea's fresh threat to stage a missile provocation against the United States. (more...)
Key facts about Guam, the centre of US-North Korea tension Key facts about Guam, the centre of US-North Korea tension
- August 10, 2017

The governor of Guam, facing threats from North Korea , said Wednesday that he wants a president who will respond with "fury" if USA territories are attacked. He said they are prepared for "any eventuality". Asian travelers, mainly Japanese and South Koreans, are still landing at the airport and it's tough to find a room at one of the vacation resorts dotted around the island. (more...)
Massachusetts State Police issue Amber Alert for 3-year-old girl Massachusetts State Police issue Amber Alert for 3-year-old girl
- August 10, 2017

State police said the charges would reflect Rickheit's action in fleeing with Ella, as well as evidence observed and recovered during her capture. Rickheit made dangers to hurt the youngster tonight, as per police. Rickheit and Ella are possibly traveling in a blue 2007 Hyundai Sonata with the MA license plate 4PG 367. They say she has history in the Charlton area and was thought to be recently traveling on the Mass. (more...)
State Dept. Responds to Criticism of Trump Admin's Rhetoric on N. Korea State Dept. Responds to Criticism of Trump Admin's Rhetoric on N. Korea
- August 10, 2017

In response to the launches of ballistic missiles of possible intercontinental range by North Korea, the United Nations Security Council on Saturday unanimously passed a resolution which will slap new sanctions on Pyongyang. "They're provocative actions on the part of North Korea". "Well, I think the United States, and some of you may disagree with this, but the United States is on the same page", Nauert said. (more...)
Korea, extremist threat focus of Asean meetings Korea, extremist threat focus of Asean meetings
- August 10, 2017

Adding another layer of drama to the diplomatic maneuvering in Manila was the presence of North Korea's top diplomat, Ri Yong Ho, who planned his own meeting with China's foreign minister on the summit's sidelines. The United States and China, North Korea's main ally, have been wrestling with how best to respond to the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests, which have deepened global fears that the missiles would be able to strike the USA mainland. (more...)
AIADMK Merger in Final Stage, O Panneerselvam May Become Deputy CM AIADMK Merger in Final Stage, O Panneerselvam May Become Deputy CM
- August 10, 2017

In a jolt to Sasikala , a meeting presided over by Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said the appointment of Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary was against party rules as he openly questioned their authority. The statement also declared that party cadres would not like to see anyone other than Jayalalithaa as general secretary which amounts virtually disowning Sasikala's temporary appointment as general secretary in December 2016 after Jayalalithaa's death. (more...)
Wall Street Records Losses After Trump's North Korea Warning Wall Street Records Losses After Trump's North Korea Warning
- August 10, 2017

The Dow is down 48.57 points or 0.2% at 22,036.77, the Nasdaq is down 20.93 points or 0.3% at 6,349.53 and the S&P 500 is down 3.18 points or 0.1% at 2,471.74. Economists had expected productivity to increase by 0.7 percent. Netflix also fell, giving up $4.37, or 2.4 percent, to $174. Viacom slid 93 cents, or 3 percent, to $29.84. (more...)
Sea Princess turned into 'ghost ship' to stop pirate attacks Sea Princess turned into 'ghost ship' to stop pirate attacks
- August 10, 2017

While pirates have not successfully hijacked a cruise ship, several luxury vessels were attacked during the first spike in piracy in the mid-2000s. "What on earth was going on?" And some other measures would include boat traps, razor wire, electric fences in order to prevent pirates from getting aboard; slippery anti-traction foam can also be used to prevent them from climbing up. (more...)
Police payout to rapist 'way over the line' - former child protection chief Police payout to rapist 'way over the line' - former child protection chief
- August 10, 2017

The informant had been convicted of drugging an underage girl and inviting another man to rape her after he had done so. To date Operation Sanctuary has been the most complex investigation in this forces' history and has not stopped. A barrister representing one of the defendants said XY was paid £9,680 over 21 months by Northumbria Police for informing. After he was recruited, XY was arrested in September 2015 on suspicion of inciting sexual activity with a child after a teenage girl ... (more...)
Dr Ruth Pfau Dr Ruth Pfau " Pakistani Mother Teresa" has passed away
- August 10, 2017

President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed deep grief at her demise and paid rich tribute to her services. The President said the whole Pakistani nation salutes Dr Pfau for her exemplary services for the country. "If I give any sense to these years, it is a preparation to be ready to help others", she was once quoted as saying. She also founded the National Leprosy Control Programme in different areas of Pakistan and was also head of the Marie Adelaide Society of Pakistan (MASP). (more...)
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima's Incredible Egyptian Vacation Will Give You FOMO Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima's Incredible Egyptian Vacation Will Give You FOMO
- August 10, 2017

In addition to sharing a photo of Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima showing off their bathing suit bodies while enjoying a beach, which appears to have been deleted shortly thereafter, Simon Huck , a longtime friend of the Kardashian family, posted a photo of himself and their friend enjoying camel rides alongside the Great Pyramids of Egypt. (more...)
Jean-Claude Juncker's chartered jet junket cost taxpayers €27000 Jean-Claude Juncker's chartered jet junket cost taxpayers €27000
- August 10, 2017

They were unearthed by Spanish-based Access Info and Belgian magazine Knack after three years of battling, together with transparency campaigners, for full disclosure. Meanwhile, the report prompted the avid Brexiteer, former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, to launch an attack on the European Union, while calling Juncker's conduct " outrageous ". (more...)
OHP: Two Girls Killed In Crash During Woodward Police Chase
- August 10, 2017

The boys are from Vici, which is 20 miles south of Woodward. Authorities haven't released their names. Five juveniles were in the Impala, OHP said. "There is an ongoing criminal investigation into the tragic death of two young women", Boring said. (more...)
Disney, North Korea Drive Dow Jones Industrial Average Lower 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...)