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Amazon is issuing refunds to customers who purchased suspect solar eclipse glasses
- August 13, 2017

Another solar eclipse will pass through the United States, from Mexico and to Texas and Arkansas, through the Northeast and Canada, on April 8, 2024 . most of the time, the moon is above or below the sun in the sky, and so it doesn't cover it up". The reason that full solar eclipses are so rare is that, most of the time, the Moon's shadow is cast either above or below Earth. (more...)
Trump Says He's Considering Military Response to Venezuela Trump Says He's Considering Military Response to Venezuela
- August 13, 2017

Amid a cloud of tear gas, an anti-government protester covers himself with a shield that reads in Spanish "Freedom", from jet of water shot from water cannon, during clashes with security forces in Caracas , Venezuela , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (more...)
President Trump warns 'big trouble in North Korea' if Guam is attacked President Trump warns 'big trouble in North Korea' if Guam is attacked
- August 13, 2017

How do the president's words impact the Trump administration's options? In a phone call, Mr Trump and Mr Xi "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behaviour", the White House said in a statement , and reiterated their mutual commitment to removing nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Brighton vs Manchester City, Premier League Brighton vs Manchester City, Premier League
- August 13, 2017

I am barely interested in who wins the Premier League , because it doesn't ever involve us. The likes of Delph and Nasri seem to be headed out as there is no place for them in this already star studded midfield. David Silva gets the start here. The lone striker role would be up for grabs between Kun Aguero and Jesus with the latter being able to play on the wing as well keeping the possibility of both being fit into this system. (more...)
Japan's leader vows to protect his people from missiles
- August 13, 2017

Tokyo is considering deploying four PAC-3 missile interceptors to shoot down any North Korean missiles that stray into Japanese territory while flying over the country on their way to the US Territory of Guam, according to government sources. (more...)
Neo-nazis and white supremacists are celebrating Trump's remarks about the Charlottesville riots
- August 13, 2017

He said he thinks removing the statue amounts to erasing history and said the "counter-protesters are crazier than the alt-right". Our message is plain and simple: "go home", McAuliffe told a news conference. The protests continued into Saturday and turned deadly when a vehicle plowed through a crowd of counter-protesters. "So glad GEOTUS called this bulls-t out for what it really is", said another commenter, using an acronym to refer to Trump that stands for "God Emperor of the United ... (more...)
As tensions with North Korea escalate, Trump retweets several comparisons with Obama As tensions with North Korea escalate, Trump retweets several comparisons with Obama
- August 13, 2017

For the benefit of his 35 million Twitter followers, he clarified that his "first order as president was to renovate and modernise our nuclear arsenal". But as Lewis told me, this is nothing more than a study that doesn't appear to have been completed or acted upon in any manner. Trump has also levied personal attacks on Obama, most notably in March, when he accused Obama of ordering the wiretap of phones in Trump Tower, a claim experts immediately dismissed. (more...)
North: Media to Partly Blame for Escalating US-N. Korea Tension North: Media to Partly Blame for Escalating US-N. Korea Tension
- August 13, 2017

ANDREI LANKOV: Ideally, Russia and China would like to see Korean peninsula stable, divided between two countries, North and South, and, well, in the best of the possible worlds, non-nuclear. If the USA learns to live with a nuclear-armed North Korea, will we also learn to live with a nuclear-armed Iran? North Korea has been under United Nations sanctions since 2006 over in order to curtail Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear programmes. (more...)
Suspect accused in deadly crash at Charlottesville rally from Ohio Suspect accused in deadly crash at Charlottesville rally from Ohio
- August 13, 2017

After violence caused authorities to stop a white nationalist rally before it began Saturday, a driver plowed his vehicle into a crowd of protesters. The 32-year-old victim's identity has not yet been released. The controversial " Unite the Right " march was organised to protest the removal of a statue honouring General Robert E Lee, commander of the Confederate Army in the 19th-century American Civil War. (more...)
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
- August 13, 2017

In a statement, Macron voiced his "concern at the ballistic and nuclear threat coming from North Korea", saying the global community needed to work to get Pyongyang to "resume the path of dialogue without conditions". The Chinese foreign ministry said Xi urged Trump to avoid "words and deeds" that would "exacerbate" the already-tense situation, exercise restraint and seek a political settlement. (more...)
Trump warns NKorea that USA is 'locked and loaded' Trump warns NKorea that USA is 'locked and loaded'
- August 13, 2017

So far, however, America's allies have been slow to react to North Korea's aggressive nuclear ambitions. "Here you have a situation where the president is just clearly just making it up as he goes along and trying some bellicose language because he thinks that will work", Soderberg said in an interview with " Power Lunch ". (more...)
County schools plan a 'phenomenal' extended day for upcoming solar eclipse
- August 13, 2017

Give your equipment a trial run before Eclipse Day. Depending on the size of the tree, you could see up to thousands of tiny little crescent-shaped slivers of the sun's shadow on the ground. "On the first day of the month of May, on the day of the Saint Prophet Jeremiah, on Wednesday, during the evening service, there was a sign in the Sun. (more...)
BJP President Amit Shah Offers Chief Minister Nitish Kumar To Join NDA BJP President Amit Shah Offers Chief Minister Nitish Kumar To Join NDA
- August 13, 2017

Senior Janata Dal-United (JDU) leader Ram Chandra Prasad (R.C.P.) Singh would be the new parliamentary party chief. "NDA will also be stronger with Kumar's party joining it", a BJP leader said. He further said that the members of Parliament , whether they belong to the Rajya Sabha or the Lok Sabha , showed their disappointment to the authorities regarding Sharad Yadav's three-day Jan Samvad Yatra, which started on August 10. (more...)
Mattis: War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic'
- August 13, 2017

While speaking to reporters at the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) event in Mountain View, California, he was asked by a reporter, "Can you talk about the human toll we might see in the event of a nuclear confrontation?" "The rhetoric is up to the president", Mattis said. (more...)
Trump tweets classified info he saw on 'Fox & Friends' Trump tweets classified info he saw on 'Fox & Friends'
- August 13, 2017

Stopping leaks has become an obsession with Donald Trump's White House - an obsession that led to the rise and rapid fall of Anthony Scaramucci as communications director, but which has not subsided in the least. Since taking office, Trump has increasingly spoken out against leaks of sensitive information by members of his administration, some of it damaging to the president himself. (more...)
Bihar Board 12th Compartment Results 2017 Declared Today - Download @ biharboard Bihar Board 12th Compartment Results 2017 Declared Today - Download @ biharboard
- August 13, 2017

This year, the pass percentage was 71.36%, compared to 40.43% last year, with 93,295 candidates passing in the exam out of the 1,30,741 candidates who had appeared in the examination. In order to check the compartmental results of Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) candidates shall have to know the result portal of the Board. As per earlier norms of BSEB, students were able to appear for the compartmental exam for only one paper. (more...)
Two killed in helicopter crash near Birdwood Golf Course
- August 13, 2017

No one on the ground was injured, police said. The golf course sits on the border of Charlottesville and Albemarle. The Bell 407 helicopter crashed seven miles southwest of Charlottesville, the FAA confirmed to CBS News. (more...)
Saturday: hit-or-miss storms may still bring locally-heavy rain Saturday: hit-or-miss storms may still bring locally-heavy rain
- August 13, 2017

Scattered showers are likely in southeastern Oklahoma on Saturday morning, but for the Tulsa area, forecasters report that the first chance for showers and thunderstorms will be in the afternoon. Going into Saturday , look for active weather, with some areas seeing heavy rains and the potential for debris flows from recent burn scars. "Models continue to struggle with the placement of the heaviest rainfall through the weekend (and) early next week", the agency's forecast discussion ... (more...)
UN Imposes Tough New Sanctions on North Korea UN Imposes Tough New Sanctions on North Korea
- August 13, 2017

According to Yonhap news agency, the sides exchanged views regarding the development of the North Korean nuclear and missiles programs, as well as the latest UN Security Council resolution tightening sanctions against Pyongyang . Leonid Petrov, a North Korea expert at the Australian National University, said China had given the appearance it had delivered on its promise to Trump. (more...)
Bollywood Queen Aishwarya Hosts Indian National Flag At Australia's IIFM Bollywood Queen Aishwarya Hosts Indian National Flag At Australia's IIFM
- August 13, 2017

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was felicitated with the Westpac IFFM Excellence in Global Cinema award. Dangal and Bahubali 2 stole the show at IFFM 2017 with galore of awards. Overwhelmed on receiving the honour, Tiwari said, "This is my first worldwide award and it will truly be remembered". Rajput took to twitter to claim the news of his award. (more...)
Seven White Helmet volunteers shot in the head at base Seven White Helmet volunteers shot in the head at base
- August 12, 2017

The White Helmets emerged in 2013. "May God strengthen us and make us patient for facing this tragedy". Today the White Helmets, also known as the Syrian Civil Defence, confirmed that seven of its volunteers had been killed in cold blood by unidentified gunmen who attacked their office in the northwestern town of Sarmin in the early hours of this morning. (more...)
Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for FS Investment Corporation (FSIC)
- August 12, 2017

Shares of FS Investment Corporation ( FSIC ) opened at 8.70 on Thursday. Strengthening these views, the company is estimating to achieve earnings per share (EPS) growth of 662.00% in this year. These funds have also shifted positions in (FSIC). M Holdings Securities Inc. increased its stake in FS Investment Corporation by 2.6% in the first quarter. (more...)
Trump retweets Fox headlines about 'fallout' for Republicans who cross him
- August 12, 2017

As for the problems with the Affordable Care Act, the news for Republicans in the survey isn't good. Insurers have cited the uncertainty around health insurance markets caused by the Republican push for historically unpopular repeal legislation as one factor hurting them, along with Trump's threats to pause government payments to exchanges. (more...)
USA destroyer in South China Sea called 'provocation' by Beijing USA destroyer in South China Sea called 'provocation' by Beijing
- August 12, 2017

Washington is dependent on Beijing to rein in the belligerent North Korea. It was not immediately clear if the Chinese demanded the US destroyer leave as they have done in the past. China's defence ministry said two Chinese warships "jumped into action" and warned the USA ship to leave, labelling the move a "provocation" that seriously harms mutual trust. (more...)
Oklahoma court overturns $1.50 per pack cigarette fee Oklahoma court overturns $1.50 per pack cigarette fee
- August 12, 2017

The cigarette fee originated in the Senate, was approved on the last day of session and passed with only a seven-vote majority in the House and a 10-vote majority in the Senate. Oklahoma has a balanced budget requirement. Senate Democratic Leader John Sparks of Norman added that lawmakers "need to approach a special session thoughtfully with real plans for revenue measures". (more...)

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