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US Federal Agencies Prepare Global Warming Report Contradicting Trump's Policy US Federal Agencies Prepare Global Warming Report Contradicting Trump's Policy
- August 11, 2017

The draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies says climate change has added significantly to the amount of rain and snow we get in the Midwest - if we had not noticed - and increased average temperatures here more than anywhere else in the United States . (more...)
Chelsea Manning shows off her beach body in Vogue Chelsea Manning shows off her beach body in Vogue
- August 11, 2017

Chelsea , who had previously gone by the name Bradley, revealed that she was transgender the day after she was sentenced. "I'm trying to tell the story as if it was happening now and you're with me", she explains. "My goal is to use these next six months to figure out where I want to go", she says when asked about a future in politics, for now she is preparing to move back to Maryland and start her new life. (more...)
Where is Guam and why is North Korea targeting it? Where is Guam and why is North Korea targeting it?
- August 11, 2017

The statement followed a tweet by President Trump praising what he described as the growing USA nuclear arsenal, adding, "Hopefully we will never have to use this power, but there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world!" The United Nations sanctioned North Korea due to their recent missile tests. (more...)
South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation
- August 11, 2017

He wants North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-Un to stop building weapons. He called it a "historic enveloping fire at Guam". The possibility of a nuclear confrontation is considered remote. The Governor of Guam has told people there to remain calm amid reports North Korea is examining a plan to strike the United States territory. Speaking earlier Wednesday on his way home from Asia, he credited Trump with sending a strong message to the North Korean leader on the "unquestionable" US ability ... (more...)
BC's NDP government to join legal challenges against Trans Mountain pipeline BC's NDP government to join legal challenges against Trans Mountain pipeline
- August 11, 2017

Green caucus' view the National Energy Board process that led to this project's approval was profoundly flawed". Several First Nations and municipalities have filed legal challenges against the project, which would triple the capacity of the Alberta-to-B.C. (more...)
Canada To Set Up Border Camp For US Asylum Seekers Canada To Set Up Border Camp For US Asylum Seekers
- August 10, 2017

The announcement comes as federal, provincial and municipal authorities struggle to handle a surge in people crossing from NY state to Quebec at unofficial crossings to take advantage of a legal loophole that allows them to claim asylum in Canada. (more...)
South Korean President Criticized for 'Lax Attitude' on Nuclear Threat
- August 10, 2017

The Blue House moved to quash rumors of an "August crisis" on the peninsula, which have been intensifying amid Pyongyang and Washington's war of words. Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said earlier on Thursday that the command of the Korean People's Army plans to finalize a plan of a preemptive strike at an area around Guam by mid-August. (more...)
Minnesota Timberwolves Debut Brand New Nike Uniforms Minnesota Timberwolves Debut Brand New Nike Uniforms
- August 10, 2017

And now, new threads. The new Timberwolves uniforms will include a Fitbit sponsor patch this season. The Association jerseys are more or less the reverse, with a mostly white base, "Wolves" across the top and the lighter blue stripe/darker blue top. (more...)
Auto crash: Woman reveals harrowing injuries after leaving feet on dashboard Auto crash: Woman reveals harrowing injuries after leaving feet on dashboard
- August 10, 2017

Tatum used to ride with her foot pressed up against the dashboard of her vehicle all the time before a wreck changed her perspective. Bones in Audra's leg, foot, shoulder, and face crushed from the force. I've had multiple surgeries. Recovery cut short: Audra (pictured in hospital) spent three days in the hospital after the crash, rather than the recommended 10 days, because she didn't have health insurance. (more...)
Premier Brad Wall's resignation Premier Brad Wall's resignation
- August 10, 2017

Numerous country's political leaders have been weighing in on the announcement. Wall still remains the most popular premier. Party who is punishing Saskatchewan people for Sask. He noted Saskatchewan has now grown by 160,000 people during our decade of growth, and the province is only 40,000 people short of 1.2 million people. (more...)
Jeffress: God sanctions 'fire and fury' Jeffress: God sanctions 'fire and fury'
- August 10, 2017

Despite intense saber rattling between the U.S. and North Korea, experts told Business Insider that all intelligence coming from the Hermit Kingdom indicates its not getting ready for war, and if it did, it would be catastrophic. "You see, God is not against building walls", Jeffress said in his sermon at St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington. "Some Christians, perhaps younger Christians, have to think this through", Jeffress said. (more...)
European Union extends sanctions on North Korean targets European Union extends sanctions on North Korean targets
- August 10, 2017

Asset freezes and travel bans have been increased steadily as the nation has repeatedly violated United Nations resolutions on its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. With the latest measure, the total number on the sanctions list now amounts to 62 individuals and 50 entities, among which "41 persons and 7 entities are designated by the European Union autonomously", the statement said. (more...)
I don't hate my al-Qaeda captors, says #McGown I don't hate my al-Qaeda captors, says #McGown
- August 10, 2017

The state says it does not pay ransoms for hostages, but other non-governmental groups were also involved in talks with the extremists and may have paid. A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic extremists in northern Mali almost six years ago and released in June said Thursday he converted to Islam "to save my life". (more...)
Mehbooba Mufti meets Governor Vohra, discusses Art 35A, other issues Mehbooba Mufti meets Governor Vohra, discusses Art 35A, other issues
- August 10, 2017

The meeting, which lasted for half an hour, was also attended by CPI (M) State Secretary MY Tarigami, and Peoples Democratic Front Chairman Hakeem Yaseen. "We told the chief minister that the removal of 35A would have serious consequences", president of Democratic Party National (DPN), Ghulam Hassan Mir, told Kashmir Reader. (more...)
Police rush to Borough Market amid acid attack fears - three injured Police rush to Borough Market amid acid attack fears - three injured
- August 10, 2017

No arrests have now been made in connection with the incident. The property on Stoney Street - which photos on social media suggest is a restaurant - was evacuated "as a precaution" after police, paramedics and the fire service were called just after 1.30pm. (more...)
Sushma Swaraj in Nepal for BIMSTEC meet, meets PM Sher Bahadur Deuba Sushma Swaraj in Nepal for BIMSTEC meet, meets PM Sher Bahadur Deuba
- August 10, 2017

In the evening, EAM attended the inaugural session of 15th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting along with other counterparts from BIMSTEC nations. The main objective of BIMSTEC is technical and economic cooperation among South Asian and Southeast Asian countries along the rim of the Bay of Bengal. (more...)
Asian stocks lower as US, NKorea nuclear tensions rise Asian stocks lower as US, NKorea nuclear tensions rise
- August 10, 2017

Currency traders consolidated positions in the Japanese yen and Swiss franc , and pushed up the USA dollar index by unwinding some of the recent bets on the euro. If North Korea were to actually carry out such a launch - even if it aimed at hitting the waters off the island and not the island itself - that would clearly pose a potential threat to US territory and put the United States in a much more complicated situation than it has been during previous missile launches. (more...)
Guam keeps its cool after North Korea strike threat
- August 10, 2017

North Korea has yet again threatened to attack the island of Guam after a pair of U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers was sent to the Pacific island. North Korea has repeatedly tested intercontinental ballistic missiles in recent months, with some analysts saying they could reach parts of the U.S. (more...)
You Can Play A Free Demo Of 'NBA Live 18' Starting Friday You Can Play A Free Demo Of 'NBA Live 18' Starting Friday
- August 10, 2017

According to players in regions where the demo is already out, it's 13GB on PS4 and 20GB on Xbox. "The demo features 'The Rise, ' the prologue section of NBA Live's new single-player career, The One", Good reported. A mobile version of " NBA Live' " came out previous year and has done very well, but it remains to be seen whether the series can pull itself up off the ground on consoles and avoid the fate that several other sports game franchises have faced over the last decade of ... (more...)
North Korea spat rattles Wall Street North Korea spat rattles Wall Street
- August 10, 2017

The announcement today warned that the North is finalizing a plan to fire four of its Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around the tiny island, which hosts 7,000 US military personnel on two main bases and has a population of 160,000. (more...)
Which Analysts Are Watching Itau Unibanco Banco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB)?
- August 10, 2017

Goldman Sachs downgraded Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ADR) (NYSE:ITUB) on Tuesday, March 29 to "Sell" rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 16 by JP Morgan. Since May 15, 2017, it had 3 buys, and 0 sales for $3.37 million activity. The forecast of 6 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. (more...)
Distress call leads Coast Guard to 1200 pounds of marijuana at sea Distress call leads Coast Guard to 1200 pounds of marijuana at sea
- August 10, 2017

The station launched a boat crew that used a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium for the rescue, according to a news release from the Coast Guard. A blue kayak and a yellow kayak were seen floating in Sound and authorities are trying to figure out who the kayaks belong to. (more...)
Quarterly Financial Update for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)
- August 10, 2017

The stock of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) earned "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, November 22. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Huntington Bancshares in a research report on Monday, July 3rd. (more...)
RAISE Act Continues Trump's Anti-Immigrant Assault
- August 10, 2017

Even CompTIA, in their recently released Immigration Reform white paper " Creating a 21 Century Workforce " (dated July 2017) concurs that a market cap on H1-B visas and improved mechanisms for STEM graduates to stay and work in the U.S. (more...)
US Destroyer Sails Near Artificial Chinese Island in South China Sea
- August 10, 2017

China has territorial disputes with its neighbors over the area. McCain sailed near a Chinese-made island in the South China Sea in a freedom of navigation exercise aimed in the disputed region, USA media reported on Thursday. 12 nautical miles from shore marks the territorial boundary for all nations. The United States has said that it would like to see more global participation in freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea. (more...)