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Trump Increases Rhetoric on North Korea, As His Aides Fight It Out
- August 12, 2017

The day before, however, Tillerson had told reporters that Americans shouldn't worry too much about Trump's threats to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea. That means you don't understand what the words secretaries of state means. Is that the understanding that the North Koreans should have? Gorka said: "If you threaten a nation, a stiffly worded letter to be sent by courier?" Tillerson added that he hoped the entire world, including China and Russian Federation, would now be able to ... (more...)
Judge orders Brit suspect in killing back to Chicago Judge orders Brit suspect in killing back to Chicago
- August 12, 2017

Warren surrendered peacefully in San Francisco last week after being on the run for eight days with Wyndham Lathem, a former Northwestern University microbiologist. Earlier this month, Mr Warren handed himself in San Francisco, almost 2,000 miles from Chicago, while Prof Lathem gave himself up in Oakland, also in California, on 4 August. (more...)
Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia Anthem to exit Obamacare market in Virginia
- August 12, 2017

Earlier this year, the company stopped providing health insurance plans in Ohio's ACA exchange. Amid this uncertainty, Anthem said Friday it will only offer off-exchange plans in two counties and one city in Virginia next year. Now is the time for Congress to come together and figure out a solution that gives much needed relief to hardworking families. US Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released a joint statement in which they blamed the company's decision on the uncertainty in the ... (more...)
629 ft. cargo ship runs aground, closes St Marys River 629 ft. cargo ship runs aground, closes St Marys River
- August 12, 2017

Transit on the river is closed and so far, the ship is blocking 17 vessels from passage. A safety zone of 200 yards is being enforced around the vessel's current position. No pollution was observed. Additional boom has been contracted and is pre-positioned as an additional precaution. The Calumet had left a steel mill on the Canadian side of Sault Ste. (more...)
ICE Arrests 32 Immigrants On Long Island For Alleged Sex Crimes ICE Arrests 32 Immigrants On Long Island For Alleged Sex Crimes
- August 12, 2017

The recent arrests by ICE occurred over a 10-day period ending on August 3. "These actions focus our resources on the most egregious criminals and promote public safety in the communities in which we live and work". Of the crimes alleged, several are pending and the criminal histories are extremely egregious. Decker, field office director for NY, said that operation was about promoting public safety as well as enforcing immigration laws. (more...)
Community Gathering To Remember, Honor Justine Damond Community Gathering To Remember, Honor Justine Damond
- August 12, 2017

Ms Damond had called 911 to report a woman being raped close to her apartment block shortly before she was shot and killed. Today they will gather for a memorial instead at the Lake Harriet Bandshell near her home in Minneapolis . The two officers had not activated their body cameras. When officers arrived at the scene and Ms Damond went to speak to them Officer Noor shot her from the passenger seat. (more...)
Historically high combined Mega Millions and Powerball brings big excitment Historically high combined Mega Millions and Powerball brings big excitment
- August 12, 2017

The prize has been building since the last victor at the end of April. The winning numbers for the Mega Millions are: 56 - 23 - 58 - 33 - 53 with a Mega Ball 6. "It is interesting to the different types of people that are coming in and buying them and how much they're willing to spend for them", said Everett. (more...)
Guam Governor Backs Trump's Warning To North Korea
- August 12, 2017

On Friday, he tweeted: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". By not sanctioning Chinese banks directly, has Trump allowed China , and North Korea, to get away with it? The spread on South Korea's five-year credit default swaps stood at 67.5 basis points and risk reversals in won options at 2.2 points. (more...)
Cardinals: 'Rally Cat' found by rescue group day after disappearance Cardinals: 'Rally Cat' found by rescue group day after disappearance
- August 12, 2017

Louis Feral Cat Outreach , where volunteers are treating the cat and helping it recover before preparing it for adoption. Later in the morning, a board member of the outreach confirmed the cat they had in their possession was the Rally Cat. (more...)
Asia Minute: Same Sex Marriage Decision Approaching in Australia Asia Minute: Same Sex Marriage Decision Approaching in Australia
- August 12, 2017

Speaking at a media conference on Thursday morning, the prime minister ruled out any chance of that a private members bill for same-sex marriage, proposed by some members of his party will go ahead. "It is such a human thing to share food, to share company, to take the opportunity to sustain each other and, in doing so, to help each other, to understand each other, to demonstrate in a very practical and tangible way love", he said. (more...)
Port of Manatee on track to set volume record Port of Manatee on track to set volume record
- August 12, 2017

The Port of Long Beach's previous record was set in August 2015, when workers at the complex moved almost 704,000 container units. Imports rose 16.3 percent to 378,820 cargo containers, while exports slipped 11.7 percent to 126,098 TEUs. Import volume through the first seven months of the year was also up 3.7% over the same time last year, according to the release. "We're glad to support them, and we are ready for more". (more...)
Long Beach Settles Lawsuit After Police Forcibly Remove Woman's Hijab Long Beach Settles Lawsuit After Police Forcibly Remove Woman's Hijab
- August 12, 2017

During a traffic stop, Powell was arrested on outstanding warrants that have since been cleared, according to CAIR-LA, which alleged Long Beach Police Department officers repeatedly told her she would have to remove her hijab and denied her requests to be searched by a female officer or allowed to continue wearing the headscarf while in custody. (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) Given Average Rating of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
- August 12, 2017

Digging deeping into the Cooper Tire & Rubber Co ( CTB ) 's technical indicators, we note that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -96.69. Finally, Anderson Hoagland & Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Cooper Tire & Rubber during the first quarter valued at $1,742,000. It also reduced Doubleline Income Solutions (DSL) stake by 32,800 shares and now owns 577,024 shares. (more...)
Venden en Dinamarca 20 toneladas de huevo contaminado Venden en Dinamarca 20 toneladas de huevo contaminado
- August 12, 2017

Para asegurarte de que no compras huevos contaminados, aunque no se han detectado partidas en España, no está de más revisr la procedencia de los huevos antes de proceder a su compra, recuerda, las partidas de huevos procedentes de Bélgica están bajo sospecha. (more...)
US, North Korea maintaining back channel diplomatic talks
- August 12, 2017

Meanwhile, U.S. senior diplomat Joseph Yun has spent months conducting back-channel diplomacy with Pyongyang. If somebody else uttered the exact same words that I uttered, they'd say, "What a great statement, what a wonderful statement". The former vice president said that Mr. Trump's comments while speaking at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on Tuesday were "unwise", but he expressed confidence in Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Adviser H.R. (more...)
Trump speaks with Guam governor amid North Korea threat Trump speaks with Guam governor amid North Korea threat
- August 12, 2017

The mayor of Guam recorded the candid, 3-minute phone conversation with Trump and posted it to his Facebook page . "Don't worry about a thing", President Trump responded. President Trump also said he was close to revealing his keenly awaited decision on the number of troops he plans to keep in Afghanistan. "Hopefully it will all work out", he said. (more...)
Gold inches down from near-two month high Gold inches down from near-two month high
- August 12, 2017

But U.S. stocks regained some lost ground, despite Trump's comments Friday that U.S. weapons are " locked and loaded ", ready to respond if North Korea acts "unwisely". The yen is perceived as a safe haven because Japan is the world's biggest creditor country and investors there have tended to repatriate funds in times of crisis. (more...)
North Korea 'will regret it fast' North Korea 'will regret it fast'
- August 12, 2017

Yun is the only US diplomat in contact with any North Korean counterpart. These types of talks are often used to manage hard diplomatic situations and while they don't involve current representatives of the United States government or the ruling administration, they establish lines of communication through think tank experts and former officials. (more...)
Letters: Trump getting it right on North Korea Letters: Trump getting it right on North Korea
- August 12, 2017

SEBASTIAN GORKA: He's saying don't test America. We are now a hyperpower. North Korea's weapons program has developed significantly since then. Senator Lindsey Graham was in SC today meeting with leaders in Bamberg and Barnwell counties. (more...)
Japan prepares to intercept stray missiles from N. Korea Japan prepares to intercept stray missiles from N. Korea
- August 12, 2017

If developed rapidly, these boost-phase missile defense systems could provide an effective counter to North Korean missile development efforts and serve as an incentive for the North Koreans to negotiate a reasonable agreement that stabilizes the standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program. (more...)
The Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Worse Than Usual The Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Worse Than Usual
- August 12, 2017

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Franklin's maximum sustained winds later decreased to near 70 miles per hour with additional weakening expected. Hurricane Center officials are advising residents to prepare to "protect life and property" as soon as possible. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said there is a 60% chance of an above-normal hurricane and tropical storm season, up from its prediction in May of 45%. (more...)
Police Prepare for Virginia Rally Protesting Removal of Confederate Statue Police Prepare for Virginia Rally Protesting Removal of Confederate Statue
- August 12, 2017

Officers clash with counter protesters after the Ku Klux Klan staged a protest on July 8, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Following months of public debate, the Charlottesville city council voted in February to remove a statue of General Robert E. (more...)
Trump says Trump says "very close" to decision on Afghanistan strategy
- August 12, 2017

While those physicians who are prosecuted for overprescribing make headlines, experts say they are not exclusively to blame, and that the U.S. health care system as a whole must be held accountable for the country's spiralling opioid epidemic. (more...)
Trump says U.S. opioid crisis is a 'national emergency' Trump says U.S. opioid crisis is a 'national emergency'
- August 12, 2017

In March, Christie said he had spoken to Trump about the opioid crisis "many times" and revealed that Trump was "very concerned about it". The remark came just two days after Tom Price, the US Secretary of Health and Human Services, said that the problem could be addressed without declaring an emergency . (more...)
Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace
- August 12, 2017

Trump also asked that the upcoming discussions with leaders across the region including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority be focused on the path not only to the "substantive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks" but to combating extremism and the humanitarian situation in Gaza as well. (more...)

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