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North Korea ICBM test Friday was its longest ballistic missile flight North Korea ICBM test Friday was its longest ballistic missile flight
- August 04, 2017

House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi also said that China has to help deal with North Korea. At its core, these missiles are just medium range missiles with an extra stage of fuel that makes them seem like they'd go farther. The US supremo has accused China of doing little to convince Kim Jong-un to give up his nuclear weapons programme, despite its position as the Hermit Kingdom's only major ally. (more...)
Crazed Bride Pulls Trigger On Husband Just HOURS After Exchanging 'I Dos' Crazed Bride Pulls Trigger On Husband Just HOURS After Exchanging 'I Dos'
- August 03, 2017

This bride had a lot more than a garter belt hiding underneath her wedding dress. "The police told the groom that the honeymoon was over and that his wife was in jail", a police spokesman said . Witnesses disputed the couple's version of events and claimed they had been drinking and arguing outside the motel. She allegedly drew the 9mm handgun, put it to her husband's head and pulled the trigger. (more...)
China reportedly calls in S. Korean envoy in protest over THAAD deployment China reportedly calls in S. Korean envoy in protest over THAAD deployment
- August 03, 2017

Kong Xuanyou, assistant minister at the Chinese foreign ministry, brought in Ambassador Kim Jang-soo on Saturday, right after President Moon Jae-in ordered the deployment of an additional four THAAD launchers in response to North Korea's latest missile provocation, the JoongAng Ilbo reported, citing multiple diplomatic sources. (more...)
North Korea missile tests continue to rile lawmakers in Washington
- August 03, 2017

The official said that while North Korea can now get a missile "off the ground", a lot of undetermined variables remain about guidance, reentry and the ability to hit a specific target. China is the North's biggest trade partner and food and fuel aid source. Despite North Korea's recent missile tests - clear UNSC violations - it remains unclear whether China will support additional sanctions against North Korea or intends to veto efforts led by the United States, the Republic of Korea and Japan. (more...)
Republican senators introduce bill sharply limiting legal immigration Republican senators introduce bill sharply limiting legal immigration
- August 03, 2017

The unremitting increase in unskilled immigrants has resulted in depressed wages and working conditions for Americans already struggling to make it in our rapidly changing economy. However, the president's claims that this bill's primary aim is to protect American workers and taxpayers - when Perdue and Cotton have made it clear that the bill would cut legal immigration rates in half - were widely disputed on social media. (more...)
Russia Orders US To Cut Diplomatic Staff In Response To Sanctions Russia Orders US To Cut Diplomatic Staff In Response To Sanctions
- August 02, 2017

The legislation includes language that bars Trump from easing or waiving the additional penalties on Russian Federation unless Congress agrees. New U.S. The new sanctions bill would add to a raft of coordinated sanctions the United States and European Union imposed in 2014 over Russia's annexation of Crimea and its interference in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. (more...)
Killing of official fuels fears ahead of vote in Kenya Killing of official fuels fears ahead of vote in Kenya
- August 02, 2017

Msando had last been heard from early Saturday - when he sent a text message to a colleague. Mr Chebukati said they have postponed a test run for technology to be used in the election, which had been scheduled for Monday, because Mr Msando was crucial in the process. (more...)
National Night Out is Tuesday National Night Out is Tuesday
- August 02, 2017

For the 26th year, Racine Neighborhood Watch is coordinating Racine County's NNO events and activities, which include block parties, cookouts, carnivals and movie nights with visits from police, firefighters, sheriff's officials and McGruff the Crime Dog. (more...)
Laskar Terrorist Abu Dujana Killed in Jammu-Kashmir Encounter Laskar Terrorist Abu Dujana Killed in Jammu-Kashmir Encounter
- August 02, 2017

The LeT's Kashmir chief, Abu Dujana the most wanted militant commander in the state, was wanted in over three dozen attacks on security forces and civilians and carried a reward of Rs. Infiltration bid in 2016 where, 11 attempts were made and 18 terrorists were killed in that while in 2017, 19 terrorist were successful and 42 were killed in the bid. (more...)
Turkey opens trial of almost 500 defendants over failed coup Turkey opens trial of almost 500 defendants over failed coup
- August 02, 2017

Numerous suspects could face life in prison if convicted, according to The Associated Press. Most of the suspects are former military personnel at the Akinci Air Base, which was used as the command center by plotters during the foiled coup . (more...)
Pennsylvania Gas Prices Average $2.50/Gallon Pennsylvania Gas Prices Average $2.50/Gallon
- August 01, 2017

The West Coast market is the most expensive in the country, with California holding the distinction as the state in the Lower 48 with the highest price at $2.94 per gallon, but were also more or less stable compared with last week. Knoxville- $2.04/g, up 5.4 cents per gallon from last week's $1.98/g. "The rise in oil has come due to unrest and concern over the political outlook in Venezuela, a major supplier of crude oil to the US", says DeHaan. (more...)
Nitish drops wannabe PM pretensions, Sharad calls alliance split unfortunate Nitish drops wannabe PM pretensions, Sharad calls alliance split unfortunate
- August 01, 2017

Since Nitish walked out of mahagathbandhan , the Rajya Sabha member has met a number of Opposition leaders, including top leaders from the Congress and the Left, fuelling speculation that he may sever his association with JD (U). "The people of Bihar showed him his worth in 2010 (when RJD's strength was reduced to 22)", he said. It is at this forum where Nitish wants Sharad to speak about his feelings about the recent political upheaval in the state. (more...)
U.S. tests missile-defense system over Pacific Ocean U.S. tests missile-defense system over Pacific Ocean
- July 31, 2017

The test was part of an effort "to stay ahead of the evolving threat", said the U.S. Missile Defense Agency director, Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves . The Pentagon reported that during testing of a missile defense system THAAD soldiers 11 artillery regiment air defense from Fort bliss were successfully shot down a ballistic missile of average range. (more...)
Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff Trump Taps John Kelly As New White House Chief Of Staff
- July 31, 2017

The battle-hardened, outspoken commander's new mission is to steady the roiling Trump administration - and quiet the friendly fire - as White House chief of staff. "He must now quickly replace Secretary Kelly with someone experienced and measured who understands that homeland security is not a partisan issue". Preibus told CNN later Friday that he had tendered his resignation Thursday and that Trump had accepted it. (more...)
Gujarat MLAs will wait out storm in Bidadi resort Gujarat MLAs will wait out storm in Bidadi resort
- July 31, 2017

Countering this, Gohil said the MLAs were brought to the southern state after party leaders learnt about BJP's attempt to poach their MLAs using "money and muscle" power. "When there was flood in Banaskantha, my MLAs were there with people but no BJP minister or leader were present ", Gohil said. He added that besides the 44 MLAs present in Bengaluru, seven other legislators are also in contact with the party as "their conscience is awakening". (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci will not take a White House salary
- July 31, 2017

He wanted to go in a different direction". With a retired general in charge, he hopes to bring in discipline and end the chaos inside the White House. He also phoned a reporter to unleash a profanity-filled rant against Mr Priebus, whom he called a "paranoid schizophrenic". President Donald Trump tweeted that Ret. (more...)
BBCI: Pakistan PM: Brother of ousted Sharif lined up to take over BBCI: Pakistan PM: Brother of ousted Sharif lined up to take over
- July 30, 2017

The members of the ruling party of deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are holding a meeting to consider who will be the country's next premier. Sadiq gained Sharif's trust after he defeated the PML-N leader's main rival, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan , in a hotly contested race for a Lahore seat in the 2013 general election. (more...)
3 more Cong MLAs resign in Guj ahead of RS polls 3 more Cong MLAs resign in Guj ahead of RS polls
- July 30, 2017

After six of its MLAs quit the party ahead of the crucial 8 August Rajya Sabha polls, the Congress leadership chose to "shift" its MLAs in Gujarat to Bengaluru to guard them from being "poached" by the BJP . The Congress sources said MLAs are likely to travel to some tourist destinations in the state and also to Tirupati. "It must be guaranteed that the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha are free and fair and the abducted MLAs released", he said. (more...)
Centre condemns Mehbooba Mufti's remark, says 'Tricolour is sacrosanct' Centre condemns Mehbooba Mufti's remark, says 'Tricolour is sacrosanct'
- July 30, 2017

She also praised the current Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "man of the moment", who, as she believes, can be the true harbinger of peace and stability in the Valley. On Congress leader and former minister Mani Shankar Aiyar's question that the problem in Jammu and Kashmir government was BJP and not her, she said, "Together with BJP, we can make history". (more...)
Trial dates fixed for Jong-nam's accused murderers Trial dates fixed for Jong-nam's accused murderers
- July 30, 2017

Judge Azmi Ariffin told the 30-minute hearing at the High Court in Shah Alam that the trial would begin on October 2 and would take place over 23 days. Kim Jong Nam died while en route to a hospital after he fell ill at a budget terminal of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport while waiting for a flight to Macao. (more...)
Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus with retired General Kelly
- July 30, 2017

Apparently, Ball is not quite as sold on the Washington political lifestyle as Scaramucci, 53. "We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him!" Trump issued his decision just as he landed aboard Air Force One after a visit to Long Island and hours after Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare failed in the Senate. (more...)
Win for re/insurers as White House drops border-adjustment tax
- July 30, 2017

The 20 percent border adjustment tax included in the "Better Way" tax reform plan proposed past year by House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., and Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, would effectively move the United States toward a consumption tax structure rather than the current income tax structure. (more...)
Trump names John Kelly chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus Trump names John Kelly chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus
- July 30, 2017

Kelly is now the secretary of Homeland Security. However, he said he feels confident Trump will protect Iowa's status as the first state to vote in the presidential nominating process - the biggest national priority for Iowa's state parties - and likes John Kelly , the Homeland Security secretary Trump appointed as Priebus' successor. (more...)
Uttar Pradesh: Two SP MLCs, one BSP MLC resign from Legislative Council Uttar Pradesh: Two SP MLCs, one BSP MLC resign from Legislative Council
- July 30, 2017

The three SP lawmakers are Bukkal Nawab, Yashwant Singh and Madhukar Jaitley, while the BSP legislator is Thakur Jaiveer Singh, who was a minister in the Mayawati government during her 2007-2012 reign. The MLC while saying that more resignations from SP are in queue appreciated the PM's slogan "Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas". SP chief and former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said he had met Nawab on Eid and wondered as to why he had a "sudden change of heart". (more...)
Major power outage on Outer Banks; 9000 homes impacted Major power outage on Outer Banks; 9000 homes impacted
- July 29, 2017

Tideland Electric says power went out to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands around 4:30 a.m. The Ocracoke Campground was closed until the evacuation order was lifted. "That means no air conditioning.no laundry, no dishwasher". Leslie Lanier owns a book store on Ocracoke Island, and she said by Friday morning most of the vacation destination's thousands of visitors had left. (more...)
U.S. imposes new sanctions targeting Iran's ballistic missile program U.S. imposes new sanctions targeting Iran's ballistic missile program
- July 29, 2017

USA military officials say they anticipated Thursday's launch. Mnuchin said the United States will continue to counter Iran's ballistic missile program. Each of the six entities is responsible for developing, manufacturing or producing components that can be used in ballistic missiles or launchers, according to OFAC. (more...)
Trump Talks Immigration, Gangs in NY Amid Protests Trump Talks Immigration, Gangs in NY Amid Protests
- July 29, 2017

He described seeing suspcted gang members arrested by police and said: "When you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you see them just thrown in, rough..." Under Trump , Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has targeted the gang, deporting more than 2,700 criminal gang members in fiscal 2017, up from 2,057 in the whole of the previous fiscal year, the White House has said. (more...)
Trump names DHS Secretary new Chief of Staff, ousts Reince Priebus Trump names DHS Secretary new Chief of Staff, ousts Reince Priebus
- July 29, 2017

John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. He is being replaced by General (and Secretary of Homeland Security) John Kelly. Scaramucci was angling for the chief of staff position, but Priebus was named instead. The New Yorker published a profanity-laced interview Thursday in which Scaramucci called Priebus a "paranoid schizophrenic". We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him! Priebus and Scaramucci have always been at odds. (more...)
Amazon says it has 50000 job openings nationally Amazon says it has 50000 job openings nationally
- July 28, 2017

As the holiday shopping season approaches, the company needs more manpower- seasonal workers- to combat the tight job market and ensure smoother work. Amazon's stock increased $12.93, or 1 percent, to close at $1,052.80 Wednesday, after Amazon announced its plans. How big is Amazon these days? These positions will sort and consolidate customer packages to enable superfast shipping speeds and Sunday delivery for customers. (more...)
Man says wife's laughter led to killing on Alaska cruise ship Man says wife's laughter led to killing on Alaska cruise ship
- July 28, 2017

The ship, the Emerald Princess , left Seattle on Sunday for a seven-day, round trip cruise. Earlier, several people, including at least one child, were escorted by authorities off the vessel in separate groups. There were games in the main atrium and movies playing in theaters, he said. "He was very worked up, he said, "Everyone, we need all medical, security, all personnel to deck 9 and deck 14", and that scared me because I'm on deck 14", recounted Megan Morr, a passenger on the ... (more...)
Justin Bieber hits photographer with truck, but it's all cool Justin Bieber hits photographer with truck, but it's all cool
- July 28, 2017

Justin was heading out of a church service in Los Angeles when his huge pick up truck was surrounded by paparazzi photographers trying to get shots of him leaving. The accident comes just days after Bieber announced that he would be canceling the remaining shows of his objective tour. The statement cites "unforeseen circumstances" as the reason behind the cancellation. (more...)
Charlie Gard to 'inevitably' die shortly in hospice Charlie Gard to 'inevitably' die shortly in hospice
- July 28, 2017

She said: "We just want some peace with our son, no hospital, no lawyers, no courts, no media, just quality time with Charlie away from everything to say goodbye to him in the most loving way". "We deeply regret that profound and heartfelt differences between Charlie's doctors and his parents have had to be played out in court over such a protracted period". (more...)
Transgender people will not be allowed in the U.S. military Transgender people will not be allowed in the U.S. military
- July 28, 2017

General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, wrote to military leaders today to assure them that nothing has yet changed in the military's inclusion of trans people. Joshua Gershick, a transgender veteran, said Trump's message was clear. At a time when 0.4% of the USA population serves in uniform, removing highly trained, well-qualified, and deeply committed service members does nothing to increase readiness - in fact, it does the opposite. (more...)
President needs to 'step back' on Mueller: Senator Collins
- July 27, 2017

As soon as it begins to look like President Donald Trump may be on his way out, he finds a way to wiggle around the rules - this time the discussion is about the possibility of him pardoning himself to get out of federal crime charges related to the Russian Federation investigation . (more...)
Trump continues crusade against Sessions with a fresh line of attack Trump continues crusade against Sessions with a fresh line of attack
- July 27, 2017

Later, in a news conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri , Trump was asked about potentially firing Sessions or forcing him to resign. He took aim at President Trump for his recent treatment of Attorney Jeff Sessions who he has publicly derided as "weak" and "beleaguered" on Twitter . (more...)
England Women's Tammy Beaumont to guest on Sky Sports Cricket this week England Women's Tammy Beaumont to guest on Sky Sports Cricket this week
- July 26, 2017

Shrubsole has moved up nine slots to No. 7 after her match-winning effort of 6 for 46 in a thrilling final that England won by nine runs before a packed Lord's. "Everybody was very nervous and I think that resulted in our defeat", she said. Player of the Women's World Cup, Tammy Beaumont, will join the Sky Sports commentary team for this week's NatWest T20 Blast matches at Kent and Sussex. (more...)
Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute Turkish president meets Qatari leader over Gulf dispute
- July 26, 2017

Again on Tuesday, the four states - Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain - blacklisted nine organisations and nine individuals "directly or indirectly linked to Qatari authorities" as "terrorist", according to a joint statement carried by Egypt's official MENA news agency. (more...)
Insurance firm: 2 employees hurt in Swiss attack Insurance firm: 2 employees hurt in Swiss attack
- July 26, 2017

Swiss police are hunting for the man who wounded five people in the city on the border with Germany and have sealed off the city's Old Town area. On Monday afternoon, police found a white Volkswagen minivan that the suspect was believed to be driving. (more...)
Scott Blumstein wins 2017 World Series of Poker's $8.15M prize Scott Blumstein wins 2017 World Series of Poker's $8.15M prize
- July 25, 2017

That hand really never came, though, as Ott also ran fairly card dead through the 65 heads-up hands. He is from Brigantine, New Jersey . "I told him, 'Be careful what you wish for'". With 34.65 million to start, Dan Ott was dealt and raised to 2.7 million from under the gun. "A normally inconsequential [card] - the deuce - changes my life". (more...)
Army Tank On JNU Campus Soon? If Vice-Chancellor Gets His Way Army Tank On JNU Campus Soon? If Vice-Chancellor Gets His Way
- July 25, 2017

Meanwhile, Pradhan said that the Army was not undermined in any other country like it has been in India. "The programme was jointly organised with the Veterans India. "JNU is always making headlines. And if they don't, we will force them to love it". "And if they don't, we will force them to love it". Addressing the gathering, which included family members of veterans and martyrs, Gautam Gambhir touched upon the freedom of speech debate that had engulfed JNU previous year. (more...)
BBC women journalists want wage reform now - not in 2020 BBC women journalists want wage reform now - not in 2020
- July 25, 2017

Since April this year, United Kingdom employers with more than 250 staff have been forced by law to publish their gender pay gap and gender bonus gap statistics each year on their own website and on a government website. The LBC Presenter said 45 per cent of the names on the top 100 BBC earners went to private school, but just seven per cent of the country are privately educated. (more...)
Michael Phelps Didn't Actually Race A Shark And Fans Are Steamed Michael Phelps Didn't Actually Race A Shark And Fans Are Steamed
- July 25, 2017

And don't worry - he actually wasn't in the water with them, it was done with special effects. "Honestly, my first thought when I saw the shark was, 'There's very little chance for me to beat him, '" Phelps said. When he took to Twitter himself after the show aired, Phelps declined to address any of the unmet expectations. Either being the best swimmer of all time isn't as lucrative as we previously believed or he is really , really bored in his retirement. (more...)
Recall Reminder: Check Your Airbags Recall Reminder: Check Your Airbags
- July 25, 2017

The organisation said five carmakers had admitted swopping airbags for identical devices in Australia as a temporary fix. Takata's airbag inflators can degrade over time, spraying metal shards around a vehicle when the airbag is deployed. (more...)
Trunks not made for swimming: elephants rescued from Sri Lankan sea Trunks not made for swimming: elephants rescued from Sri Lankan sea
- July 25, 2017

Sri Lankan Navy, on Sunday, saved two young elephants from drowning. The pair of wild elephants were spotted struggling to keep their trunks above the surface in deep water half a mile off the northeast coast. The rescue operation that lasted for five hours was carried out by Navy personnel of the Eastern Naval Command. . The Sri Lankan Navy has again come to the rescue of elephants caught in the ocean out of their depth. (more...)
Book publisher halts distribution of Mandela book following backlash Book publisher halts distribution of Mandela book following backlash
- July 25, 2017

The cover of the controversial book, Mandela's Last Years. It revealed several undignified episodes at the end of Mandela's life as well as bitter family squabbles over his care and legacy, prompting fury from his widow Graca Machel who threatened legal action. (more...)
Fate unknown of Indians abducted in 2014 Fate unknown of Indians abducted in 2014
- July 25, 2017

When ISIS captured Mosul , Iraq's second largest city, in 2014, 40 Indians were known to be working in a factory there. Al-Jaafari, who is on a visit to India from July 24 to July 28, met with Swaraj at Jawaharlal Nehru for a discussion on bilateral relations between the two nations. (more...)
Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar Taliban kills seven out of 70 abducted civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar
- July 24, 2017

Some officials, however, suggested that Taliban had abducted or killed them for suspected cooperation with the government in Kabul. On Sunday, dozens of families from the affected area who arrived in Kandahar city blamed the militants for forcing them out of their villages. (more...)
Deadly shooting incident at Israeli embassy in Jordan
- July 24, 2017

Police confirmed that a Jordanian man was fatally wounded in the incident while an Israeli national was among the two injured parties taken to hospital. Several thousand Jordanians demonstrated on Friday against Israel, urging a jihad (holy struggle) in protests in Amman and in cities and refugee camps across the kingdom. (more...)
Global Ozone Aging Test Chamber Market Research Report 2017 Global Ozone Aging Test Chamber Market Research Report 2017
- July 24, 2017

To make the pursuer significantly understand the Fuel System industry and tending to you the requirements to the Automotive Fuel System market report substance, Global Fuel System Industry Situation and Prospects Research report will always be on the report pursuer's perspective to provide the pursuer a significantly examination report with the respectability of reason and the broadness of substance. (more...)
Dylan Redwine's father arrested in connection with boy's death Dylan Redwine's father arrested in connection with boy's death
- July 24, 2017

According to the document, Dylan Redwine had seen "compromising pictures" of his father and meant to confront him about them on his visit. At the time the first remains were found in 2013, Mark Redwine reacted with apparent shock. Almost five years after a teen vanished, his father was arrested in connection to his murder. During another search, on August 5, 2013, a K9 was introduced into the suspect's home to find more clues into the boy's death. (more...)

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