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JCS Warns against N. Korea's Provocative Threats
- August 10, 2017

The meeting came hours after Pyongyang repeated its threat to attack the USA territory of Guam with Hwasong-12 ballistic missiles, a plan that, the DPRK military said, was in the "final stages" of development. Seoul will "open a door for dialogue" and pursue diplomacy with Pyongyang despite growing tensions between the USA and North Korea , the presidential office said on Thursday. (more...)
18-Wheeler Spills Frozen Pizza Over Arkansas Highway 18-Wheeler Spills Frozen Pizza Over Arkansas Highway
- August 10, 2017

He says "there were some people shaken up" but that no one was hurt. "There's a lot of frozen pizzas laying out on the interstate right now", department spokesman Danny Straessle told Arkansas Online . But, as they report, there were plenty of "pizza fatalities". The impact tore the trailer apart and spilled hundreds of pizzas, and fuel across the highway. (more...)
Judge Orders New Searches for Benghazi Emails
- August 10, 2017

Clinton's emails and an Obama appointee to the bench said, 'I'm not buying this argument, you're going to look for those emails.' This is the world turned upside down", he said. Mehta disagreed, ruling that the circumstances surrounding Clinton's emails were unique. Justice Department lawyers representing State argued that making them search other employees' accounts for Clinton's emails, in Mehta's summary, would "create an unworkable standard in future FOIA cases". (more...)
Student dies after injury during football practice Student dies after injury during football practice
- August 10, 2017

The log fell and struck Joshua Mileto, a student at the school, in the head. "The student passed away from injuries suffered during an off-season football workout early this morning". "A tragedy like that is honestly so frightful for this community", one student said. "It's sad. It's really sad", one woman said. The student's name and details of the accident were not immediately made public. (more...)
Trump highlights United States nuclear strength as Tillerson urges calm over North Korea Trump highlights United States nuclear strength as Tillerson urges calm over North Korea
- August 10, 2017

According to the newspaper, the DIA report says that the intelligence community "assesses North Korea has produced nuclear weapons for ballistic missile delivery, to include delivery by ICBM-class missiles". "I believe the Bible is very clear about that", he added . When asked to describe the president's attitude on North Korea in conversations, Mr. "Obviously, as the commander in chief, the president can react to attacks on the country in a way that he has broader authority on that", ... (more...)
Pipeline drilling back on after pollution agreement struck Pipeline drilling back on after pollution agreement struck
- August 10, 2017

State officials, environmental groups and the owners of a cross-state natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania reached an agreement to allow drilling to continue while providing protections to the public. Bomstein says it is crucial that residents stay involved in the project and closely watch for any possible changes in their drinking water or nearby streams, lakes and wetlands. (more...)
Indian shares drop for third day on Korea tensions Indian shares drop for third day on Korea tensions
- August 10, 2017

Residents woke up Thursday to another pointed threat from Pyongyang , which vowed to complete a plan to attack waters near the island by mid-August. The Governor of Guam has told people there to remain calm amid reports North Korea is examining a plan to strike the U.S. (more...)
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Lowered to SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) Lowered to "Neutral" at Macquarie
- August 10, 2017

Another trade for 756,000 shares valued at $13.87 million was made by Hill Path Capital Partners LP on Monday, May 22. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since August 9, 2016 and is downtrending. The firm has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, August 5. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Wednesday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Starts Two Days Of Rallies Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Starts Two Days Of Rallies
- August 10, 2017

Analysts and opinion-makers on Wednesday were divided over the true objective behind the rally, which Sharif has termed a "homecoming" rally . Meanwhile, in another challenge to the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party, firebrand opposition cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri returned home after mostly living overseas amid pending court-cases against him in Pakistan. (more...)
North Korea sets out plan for imminent missile strike near Guam
- August 10, 2017

He called it a "historic enveloping fire at Guam". But the statement raised worries amid threats from both sides. The possibility of a nuclear confrontation is considered remote. "I condemn the nuclear tests and missile provocations that North Korea has been carrying out as if it's unbridled". Like other Guam residents, Sokala has been inundated with text messages from friends on the "mainland" - islanders' term for the continental United States - asking how she was doing. (more...)
Trump Takes Credit For Nuclear Arsenal Improvments By Obama Administration
- August 10, 2017

That executive order followed several other orders and memos, including those related to repealing Obamacare, approving controversial oil pipelines, expediting environmental reviews for infrastructure projects, hiring more immigration and customs officers, and securing the border with Mexico. (more...)
Portsmouth Prepares For Imminent Arrival Of HMS Queen Elizabeth Portsmouth Prepares For Imminent Arrival Of HMS Queen Elizabeth
- August 10, 2017

The UK Carrier Strike Group has been directing jets, firepower and personnel across the task group for the last ten days to ensure full readiness for the UK's own carrier strike capability. "The U.S. Navy, out of huge generosity, has given us the whole of their carrier strike group so that we can practice the command and control of a carrier doing these operations in British waters", Royal Navy Captain Ken Houlberg, Chief of Staff to the Commander of the U.K. (more...)
McCain knocks Trump while unveiling Afghan strategy McCain knocks Trump while unveiling Afghan strategy
- August 10, 2017

The idea is to force the Taliban and other terror groups to the negotiating table in Afghanistan to secure peace. McCain said he developed his strategy, which he is filing as an amendment to the annual defense policy bill, after consulting with some of the country's " most experienced and respected former military and intelligence officials". (more...)
United States general threatens 'DESTRUCTION of North Korea' as Trump readies for war United States general threatens 'DESTRUCTION of North Korea' as Trump readies for war
- August 10, 2017

DPRK is short for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. But the Secretary of Defense also urged North Korea to listen to the United Nations and the worldwide community and stressed the State Department was "making every effort to resolve this global threat through diplomatic means". (more...)
Sunbathers stunned as migrant boat lands on Spanish beach Sunbathers stunned as migrant boat lands on Spanish beach
- August 10, 2017

Spanish officials couldn't immediately be reached for comment after office hours. He was later supported by local agents from Tarifa and Barbate. The spokesman said the closure of migrant camps in Morocco and Algeria may be driving migrants to take greater risks. (more...)
IEBC begins to scrutinise forms 34A and 34B for presidential results IEBC begins to scrutinise forms 34A and 34B for presidential results
- August 10, 2017

Residents accused police of teargassing them and killing the protesters who were exercising their democratic rights. Although the voting passed off peacefully without any major incidents of violence, the tension surrounding unpredictable popular reaction was still high amid fears the defeated candidate would reject the result of the election sparking popular unrest, Efe news reported. (more...)
More than Half of Republicans are Okay with Postponing the 2020 Election More than Half of Republicans are Okay with Postponing the 2020 Election
- August 10, 2017

Trump claims voter fraud cost him the popular vote in 2016 (a claim with no evidence to back it up), but there's no indication that he'd seriously consider postponing the election. What if both Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress were to say that the 2020 presidential election should be postponed until the country can make sure that only eligible American citizens can vote? But still, Trump's blunt assertion that his 2016 election had to overcome a vast voter-fraud conspiracy that ... (more...)
Turkey Detains Suspected IS Militant Turkey Detains Suspected IS Militant
- August 10, 2017

Bakiev also carried out preparations for a plot to attack a centre of the Alevi religious minority - an offshoot of the Shia sect of Islam - in Adana city, Dogan said. Recently in June, Adana couterterrorism police captured 11 Daesh suspects, including what the media called the Adana "emir" of Daesh, identified as 32-year-old Turkish national Abdulkerim Ç. (more...)
Theo Walcott explains what it's like to go up against Sead Kolasinac Theo Walcott explains what it's like to go up against Sead Kolasinac
- August 10, 2017

The Destroyer, The Tank and The Bosnian Hulk are all nicknames that have been thrown Kolasinac's way during his career and his build should serve him very well in the Premier League . "We are slowly learning it". Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has backed another new signing, Alexandre Lacazette , to shine. Possessing pace in abundance and also capable of linking play to excellent effect, there is much for Arsenal supporters to be excited about following Lacazette's arrival, although ... (more...)
Hillsborough disaster accused to plead not guilty Hillsborough disaster accused to plead not guilty
- August 10, 2017

Five men will enter not guilty pleas to charges over the Hillsborough disaster . Sir Norman, an inspector for the force in 1989, faces four charges of misconduct for allegedly lying about his role following the disaster, and in statements that subsequently made in 1998 and after the publication of the Hillsborough Independent Panel report in 2012. (more...)
Man barricaded inside auto on I75 in Monroe County, highway shut down Man barricaded inside auto on I75 in Monroe County, highway shut down
- August 10, 2017

Authorities pursued the driver and learned he was livestreaming to Facebook, making threats against police officers and himself. The slow moving auto chase went southbound on I-75 before the man stopped and barricaded himself in the vehicle with some weapons. (more...)
The Brief: Paxton's The Brief: Paxton's "Sanctuary Cities" Suit Dismissed - But The Fight's Not Over
- August 10, 2017

U.S. District Judge Sam Spark issued a ruling late Wednesday that granted the defendants'-Travis County, the city of Austin and its council members-motion to dismiss Paxton's lawsuit. This is a developing story. Several cities have argued the law violates several provisions of the Constitution and have filed a separate lawsuit against the state trying to prevent the law from taking effect. (more...)
Sri Lanka foreign minister resigns over corruption allegations Sri Lanka foreign minister resigns over corruption allegations
- August 10, 2017

Making a statement in Parliament, Karunanayake said all the allegations leveled against him were "baseless" and he had resigned to protect the image of his government, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported. The central bank has dismissed the opposition's claims. Mr Karunanayake last week told the panel he had no knowledge that the apartment rental was paid for by Mr Mahendran's son-in-law. (more...)
New Orleans water-pumping system fails in midst of rainy forecast New Orleans water-pumping system fails in midst of rainy forecast
- August 10, 2017

An official told city council in New Orleans on Tuesday that 14 of 121 pumps were inactive during last weekend's storms, contributing to flooding. With more rain in the forecast and city water pumps malfunctioning after weekend floods, New Orleans' mayor is urging residents of some waterlogged neighborhoods to move their vehicles to higher ground. (more...)
Stephen Miller is testing out a new insult for the mainstream media Stephen Miller is testing out a new insult for the mainstream media
- August 10, 2017

Just weeks after Delgado learned she was pregnant, Miller's wife Kelly - who is still married to the former Trump aide - gave birth to their second child in January. "Dear friends: Beyond thrilled to share with you that I'm now the proud mother of a attractive son (!), William! ". Since Miller released his statement, Delgado tweeted, saying: 'I'm not sure what Jason means that he and his wife are excited to welcome Will. (more...)