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Rare white moose spotted crossing lake in Sweden Rare white moose spotted crossing lake in Sweden
- August 14, 2017

The BBC reports that the whiteness of the moose is due to a "genetic mutation" that causes its colour to turn white - rather than because the moose is albino and lacking pigment. A white elk photographed in Värmland in July. Swedish cameraman Hans Nilsson, who is also a local councillor for the Eda district in Sweden , posted two videos of the animal onto his Facebook page. (more...)
Indianapolis man injured when he crashes into Brown Co. barn Indianapolis man injured when he crashes into Brown Co. barn
- August 14, 2017

Emergency crews were called around 4:00 p.m.to Nineveh Road near Cordry Road for an accident involving an ORV. An Indianapolis man was flown to IU Health-Methodist Hospital with a critical head injury. Officers said Oder was not wearing protective gear at the time of the accident, which remains under investigation. Alcohol is believed to have played a role in the crash. (more...)
Here Are the Real Reasons Behind Trump's Brinksmanship Toward North Korea
- August 14, 2017

The general stopped in Hawaii on his way to consult with Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr . Dunford earlier told reporters traveling with him to Asia that he aims to "sense what the temperature is in the region". "And it looks like clearly he's, at least verbally, focused very specifically on the military options with the rhetoric that's out there". "We're all looking to get out of this situation without a war", Dunford said. (more...)
Pic Talk: Actress Soaks up Sun in a Bikini Pic Talk: Actress Soaks up Sun in a Bikini
- August 14, 2017

The actress has been on a vacation to Switzerland of late. The actress, who is now having a blast in Switzerland, recently posted a picture of herself in a pink bikini, where she is seen enjoying herself by the sea side. However, this isn't the first time that the actress is flaunting her body on the social media platform. After the show, the actress took a break from showbiz. (more...)
Calls for prayer amid 'abhorrent' violence in Charlottesville Calls for prayer amid 'abhorrent' violence in Charlottesville
- August 14, 2017

Trump , as a candidate, frequently came under scrutiny for being slow to offer his condemnation of white supremacists . McMaster called it "a criminal act against fellow Americans". Lee, a general of the pro-slavery Confederate States Army in the USA civil war. The 32-year-old woman was run over by a suspected white nationalist during a counter-protest. (more...)
Widower, 94, digs pool for neighborhood kids Widower, 94, digs pool for neighborhood kids
- August 14, 2017

In the year following the death of his wife of 65 years, Keith Davison, 94, struggled with the silence in his home. Davison was exhausted of feeling this way, so he built an in-ground swimming pool in his backyard, all part of his plan to attract families and kids in the neighborhood. (more...)
NTSB Helps Investigate Deadly Helicopter Crash Near Violence in Virginia NTSB Helps Investigate Deadly Helicopter Crash Near Violence in Virginia
- August 14, 2017

ABC News reported that the crash occurred only seven miles from Charlottesville. McAuliffe and his wife, Dorothy, took the loss personally because of the time they spent with Cullen and Bates, who had been part of the governor's executive protection unit for three years. (more...)
Hundreds Expected at Free Speech Rally on Boston Common Hundreds Expected at Free Speech Rally on Boston Common
- August 14, 2017

A 32-year-old woman, identified as Heather Heyer, died and over a dozen people were injured when a vehicle barreled through a crowd of counterprotesters at the "Unite the Right" rally. We don't want you in Boston. The main focus is to keep any possible rally peaceful while giving everyone their rights to free speech, he said. "We aren't in any way associated with what happened in Virginia", said Steven. (more...)
3 intruders shot and killed by homeowner, police say 3 intruders shot and killed by homeowner, police say
- August 14, 2017

A man in his 30s, who lives in the home with his family and has a valid firearm owners' identification card, saw the burglars and shot them all dead, police said. Area South detectives were conducting a homicide investigation. No other injuries were reported in the shooting. The neighborhood, Real said, has seen a rash of home invasions lately. (more...)
Americans once carpet-bombed North Korea. It's time to remember that past
- August 14, 2017

As the Obama, and now Trump, [administrations have] used B-52 and B-1B bombers based in Guam to demonstrate resolve and underscore deterrence, Pyongyang has spewed vitriolic and threatening statements toward the United States and especially US military bases in the region. (more...)
No split in JD(U), says KC Tyagi No split in JD(U), says KC Tyagi
- August 14, 2017

Nitish Kumar has reportedly offered five ministerial berths if the Congress MLAs supported his government. An invitation to join the NDA was extended by BJP president Amit Shah when Nitish went to meet him in Delhi on Friday. "People's mandate was against the BJP-led NDA", he said. Explaining his break up from the mahagathbandhan the JD (U), President, Nitish Kumar had alleged that corruption is seeping in and ruining the alliance through Lalu Yadav and his clan. (more...)
They Face No Charges They Face No Charges
- August 14, 2017

After the ruling, Bonnie McKean, the boy's mother, made a decision to share surveillance video from the school on Facebook . The incident came to light when the school called McKean and told her that her son had bitten a staff member. McKean said doctors had recently told her Corbin was experiencing a growth spurt and needed extra meals, adding he "gets really mean when he doesn't eat". (more...)
David Bowie's makes an incredible return during latest episode of Twin Peaks David Bowie's makes an incredible return during latest episode of Twin Peaks
- August 14, 2017

As previously reported , Bowie's character - Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Philip Jeffries - has been mentioned a couple of times in the latest batch of episodes, and Lynch invited Bowie to reprise his role, although it was later reported that he was forced to cancel his plans to appear. (more...)
Kabiru Adjoto emerges new Edo Speaker after Okonoboh impeachment Kabiru Adjoto emerges new Edo Speaker after Okonoboh impeachment
- August 14, 2017

He was impeached on Monday by the lawmakers at the Assembly complex in Benin City, but Okonoboh said his impeachment was illegal and ordered the suspension of those involved in the exercise. "He also awarded contracts to his personal self without recourse to the house standing rules and due process". The new Speaker has set up a three-man panel to probe Okonoboh's tenure. (more...)
Donald Trump to sign executive order to probe China's 'unfair' trade practices Donald Trump to sign executive order to probe China's 'unfair' trade practices
- August 14, 2017

Saturday that Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the upcoming memo during a phone call on Friday. Trump will direct US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to determine whether any Chinese laws, policies or practices discriminate against or harm American innovators and technology companies, the officials said. (more...)
Nawaz wants Pakistan envisioned by Jinnah Nawaz wants Pakistan envisioned by Jinnah
- August 14, 2017

Dismissing Sharif's claim that the Judiciary had stolen the people's mandate by disqualifying him, Khan said the people of Pakistan never gave him the mandate to steal public money and indulge in money laundering. Deposed Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif said on Sunday that he will strive hard to replace the country's old and "flawed" system with a new law which will put an end to the unceremonious ouster of PMs. (more...)
China to implement United Nations sanctions on N Korea China to implement United Nations sanctions on N Korea
- August 14, 2017

But Beijing is increasingly frustrated with Pyongyang and supported a U.N. Security Council ban on August 5 on coal and other key goods. The ministry said on its website that all imports of coal, iron, iron ore and seafood will be "completely prohibited" from Tuesday. (more...)
Trump doubles down on support for struggling Luther Strange Trump doubles down on support for struggling Luther Strange
- August 14, 2017

Trump tweeted. Nine republicans and seven democrats are vying for the seat of former Senator Jeff Sessions , who stepped down to become Attorney General. Unusual had been the Alabama attorney general and was overseeing an investigation into Bentley at the time of his appointment, The Times noted. Brooks told host Alex Marlow that Strange's allies were running $10 million in attack ads against him and that without the support of conservatives and groups, he would be "getting stomped" right ... (more...)
Friendship with Pakistan stronger than steel, sweeter than honey: China Friendship with Pakistan stronger than steel, sweeter than honey: China
- August 14, 2017

As government officials participated in flag-hoisting ceremonies and laying wreaths at symbolic monuments across the country, the Pakistan Air Force put on one of its largest air shows in the country's history, with visiting aerobatic teams from Turkey and Saudi Arabia joining in the display in Islamabad. (more...)
I'll break Nigeria Open jinx soon - Quadri I'll break Nigeria Open jinx soon - Quadri
- August 14, 2017

To claim the title on Sunday, Assar beat India's Sarthak Gandhi 11-6, 13-11, 11-6, 11-8 in the final to maintain his ideal record in Lagos, having now won the tournament on each occasion he has played. The fans in Lagos have been very supportive in me claiming the title. "Aruna Quadri and others played really well. Aruna Quadri is a very good player and I am sure next he will make a comeback and have better competition next time", he said. (more...)
Skydiver rescued after spending hours stuck in a tree in Dunstable Skydiver rescued after spending hours stuck in a tree in Dunstable
- August 14, 2017

Rescuers are working to get a skydiver out of a tree on River Street in Dunstable. Dunstable Police and Fire Departments saved Aatif Rathod, a skydiver who was stuck between 60 to 80 feet up a tree in Dunstable. "That was pure, dumb luck". A search on Google Maps indicates that the skydiver was stuck just over one half mile from a business named Skydive Pepperell, although authorities have not said if the incident is related to that business. (more...)
OKC Gas Prices Fall 2.3 Cents Over Past Week OKC Gas Prices Fall 2.3 Cents Over Past Week
- August 14, 2017

The national average has remained the same in the last week to $2.34/g; an increase of 9.8 cents per gallon higher than last month. Gas prices Sunday in Chattanooga were up an average of 15.2 cents per gallon from a month ago and there 24.7 cents per gallon above gas prices a year ago at this time. (more...)
Barack Obama salutes Chance the Rapper at surprise Bud Billiken concert Barack Obama salutes Chance the Rapper at surprise Bud Billiken concert
- August 14, 2017

According to Billboard , Chano had plenty of surprises up his sleeve at the concert. The #BBBash concert, which Chance the Rapper handed out free tickets to while on the parade route, also promised "special guests", with the rapper delivering surprise appearances by Future and Jeremih . (more...)
President Trump warns against North Korea's planned missile attack President Trump warns against North Korea's planned missile attack
- August 14, 2017

North Korea has announced plans to fire four missiles near the United States territory of Guam by mid-August and were waiting for an order by Kim Jong-un. A panel co-hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union brainstormed ways to respond if a military crisis broke out and the Trump administration were to respond by curtailing civil liberties. (more...)
Black man brutally beaten by white supremacists with poles during Charlottesville clash Black man brutally beaten by white supremacists with poles during Charlottesville clash
- August 14, 2017

The attackers "were beating me with poles", he said. Harris was diagnosed with a concussion, an ulnar fracture and received eight staples in his head. Harris said his mother is considering legal action against the city. Although freedom of speech protects even the most vile of humans, Harris is still confused as to why the town let the rally happen. (more...)
Charlottesville vigil to be held in Raleigh Monday night Charlottesville vigil to be held in Raleigh Monday night
- August 14, 2017

As tensions from the clashes boiled over , a driver rammed his auto into a crowd of protesters, killing one person and injuring dozens more . Two Virginia law enforcement officers who had been monitoring the Charlottesville protesters from a helicopter died when the chopper crashed in a wooded area. (more...)
Man killed in fiery semi crash on I-95 Man killed in fiery semi crash on I-95
- August 14, 2017

All northbound lanes at mile marker 223 on I-95 are shutdown now. For an unknown reason, the victim failed to slow as he approached the rear of Lee's truck. Troopers have not yet been able to identify the semi driver because of the fire. Troopers said the 43-year-old MS man who was driving the leading truck was taken to Parrish Medical Center for minor injuries. (more...)
Ukraine denies selling North Korea nuclear missile engines Ukraine denies selling North Korea nuclear missile engines
- August 14, 2017

He stressed that Ukraine considered the regime of North Korea to be "totalitarian, risky and unpredictable and supports all sanctions against this country". North Korea's acquisition of the Russian-designed rocket engine, called the RD-250, also suggests the intelligence community was asleep at the wheel, given the bevy of U.N. (more...)
Kaka given the most ridiculous red card you will ever see Kaka given the most ridiculous red card you will ever see
- August 14, 2017

A bit of pushing and shoving followed, general handbags really. The shared smiles will tell you that there was not one hint of aggression between the men and even though it's clearly stated in the rules that players must not put their hands in each other's faces, Kaka can surely feel hard done by here. (more...)
Freeway Shooting Shuts Down Southbound 880 Freeway Shooting Shuts Down Southbound 880
- August 14, 2017

Live traffic maps Officers said a person was shot in the head overnight after someone in a white auto pulled up to a dark auto and fired into that vehicle. There was no description immediately available of the shooter's vehicle. The CHP was forced to divert traffic off the highway and onto Lewelling Boulevard. (more...)

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