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Citing safety, bus driver lets kids off 10 blocks away from school Citing safety, bus driver lets kids off 10 blocks away from school
- August 15, 2017

A school bus driver cites a safety concern for letting dozens of students off the bus some 10 blocks from school. When police found out about the incident, all but one student - a 12-year-old - had been accounted for. The director of transportation for the Douglas County school district in Colorado said bus driving is not as attractive a job as it may have been recently. (more...)
United Kingdom proposes 'temporary customs union' with EU to ensure smooth Brexit transition
- August 15, 2017

The Welsh Government said it welcomed "the recognition that there will need to be an interim or transitional period with as little change as possible in terms of practical customs arrangements". Thank you for your feedback. Any temporary post-Brexit customs deal must be as close to the status quo as possible, leading business lobbyists have warned. (more...)
Girl Who Went Missing For A Month In Alabama Wilderness Found Alive Girl Who Went Missing For A Month In Alabama Wilderness Found Alive
- August 15, 2017

Still, she lost 50 pounds and admitted to be very disoriented due to dehydration. Rodgers said an investigation is still ongoing, but that Theris was taken to the hospital immediately when she was spotted randomly by someone driving by: "The bugs had really been on her and she had a lot of scratch marks". (more...)
Charlottesville suspect set to face court hearing Charlottesville suspect set to face court hearing
- August 15, 2017

Saturday's auto rampage killed Heather Heyer, 32, a Charlottesville paralegal who was among counter-protesters responding to the rally by white nationalists and others. "I think I like it in Charlottesville", Heimbach responded. She told the Blade she didn't discuss politics with her son. Bloom accused her son of hitting her in 2010. (more...)
Guam: Kim Jong Un waiting for next USA move, state media reports Guam: Kim Jong Un waiting for next USA move, state media reports
- August 15, 2017

Kim conducted 24 missile tests in 2016 and 14 tests already in 2017. The US has stated any missiles lobbed toward Guam would be seen as a deeply provocative act. For Kim Jong-Un, avoiding that fate is a rational move. They're used to living with intimidation from North Korea, including in 2013 when Pyongyang warned that the island was within its "striking range". (more...)
Trump retweets far-right activist after condemning hate groups Trump retweets far-right activist after condemning hate groups
- August 15, 2017

President Donald Trump pointed out the lack of media attention given to the weekend's violence in Chicago in a Tuesday morning tweet. After blaming " many sides" for the initial violence that left one counter-protester dead, Trump on Monday condemned the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists as "criminals and thugs". (more...)
North Korea: US, China reiterate mutual commitment to denuclearise Korean peninsula North Korea: US, China reiterate mutual commitment to denuclearise Korean peninsula
- August 15, 2017

General Kim Rak Gyom, commander of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army, said: "The Hwasong-12 rockets to be launched by the KPA (Korean People's Army) will cross the sky above Shimane, Hiroshima and Koichi Prefectures of Japan". (more...)
China Would Join Forces With North Korea if US Launches Pre-Emptive Strike
- August 15, 2017

North Korea first fired a missile over Japan in 1998, prompting the Japanese government to initiate its current ballistic missile-defence system with the US. It's the weekend. Go out, have a good time, enjoy the beaches tomorrow and live your lives. "If the US and South Korea carry out strikes and try to overthrow the North Korean regime and change the political pattern of the Korean Peninsula, China will prevent them from doing so". (more...)
Man Arrested Over Threatening Note at Sen. Heller's Vegas Office Man Arrested Over Threatening Note at Sen. Heller's Vegas Office
- August 15, 2017

Holley was previously robbed in 2004 and wrote a statement for the police. Holley's son and daughter-in-law, who live in the house, reportedly confirmed that the man in the video was Holley, while Holley's wife told police that Holley had ordered the baseball hat he is seen wearing in the video. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea
- August 15, 2017

Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity", warning the United States to "think reasonably and judge properly" to avoid shaming itself, the news agency said. (more...)
US WWII vet returns flag to fallen Japanese soldier's family US WWII vet returns flag to fallen Japanese soldier's family
- August 15, 2017

The flag Strombo handed to Yasue's siblings is the first trace of their brother. Marvin Strombo knew the calligraphy-covered flag was more than a keepsake of the war. Yasue was sent to the Pacific island of Saipan, where he died on the battlefield. A year later, the family received the box of stones. "That's all we were told about my brother, and we could only imagine what might have happened", he said. (more...)
Son chokes mom's ex-boyfriend to death after seeing him beat her Son chokes mom's ex-boyfriend to death after seeing him beat her
- August 15, 2017

Washington first started squabbling with Moux's mother, Lorena Sesma, 37, in the hallway of the building before following the woman inside the apartment where he began beating her, police said. Though an official cause of death has not been determined, police reportedly believe Moux ended up choking the man until he blacked out, leading to his death. (more...)
Tillerson, Mattis present united front on North Korea Tillerson, Mattis present united front on North Korea
- August 15, 2017

Mattis said the USA will know a missile's trajectory "within moments" and "we will take it out" if it heads toward USA territory. Last week, Trump said, "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely". (more...)
Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council
- August 15, 2017

The inquiry will also look at the adequacy of regulations, the tower's recent refurbishment, and the response of authorities in the aftermath. British social housing maintenance and care provider Mears Group forecast lower full-year revenues on Tuesday, saying landlords were delaying new contracts as they reviewed safety measures following the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze in London. (more...)
Japan deploys missile system after N Korea threat to hit Guam Japan deploys missile system after N Korea threat to hit Guam
- August 15, 2017

The Ministry of Unification's spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said in a press briefing that the meeting may be part of North Korea's regular gathering of ambassadors. President Trump, on a 17-day working vacation at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, shot back a fiery reply August 8, warning North Korea that it would face a devastating response if it continued to threaten the U.S. (more...)
Dollar edges higher but outlook wary Dollar edges higher but outlook wary
- August 15, 2017

Pacific territory. Benchmark U.S. 10-year notes rose 9/32 in price to yield 2.2494 percent, from 2.282 percent late on Tuesday. Hours later, North Korea responded by saying it is seriously considering a missile strike on the Pacific island of Guam, home to a United States military base. (more...)
Mexican authorities confiscate 10000 gallons of illegal alcohol at popular resorts Mexican authorities confiscate 10000 gallons of illegal alcohol at popular resorts
- August 15, 2017

Abbey and her 22-year-old brother visited a swim-up bar attached to the pool at the Mexican resort. Connor died from her injuries, but her brother survived but suffered memory loss and a concussion. The alcohol seized from Kukulkan, the bar at Iberostar Paraiso Maya, was expired and unlabeled and kept in unsanitary conditions, according to the Sentinel . (more...)
In Hong Kong : Abduction victim arrested for misleading police In Hong Kong : Abduction victim arrested for misleading police
- August 15, 2017

Lam remained in custody Tuesday morning and calls by AFP went straight to his pager. Democratic Party Chairman Wu Chi-wai said party leaders made a decision to air Lam's allegations in public instead of going to police right away because they feared for his personal safety. (more...)
Missouri Set for Prime Viewing of August Solar Eclipse Missouri Set for Prime Viewing of August Solar Eclipse
- August 15, 2017

There are several types of filters available including a neutral density filter, however many camera manufacturers and even experts at NASA recommend solar filters specifically for our cameras as they are the only filters designed specifically for solar eclipse photography. (more...)
Eclipse chasers gearing up for solar show later this month Eclipse chasers gearing up for solar show later this month
- August 15, 2017

At ICS Laboratories in OH, workers test each the filters on each pair of glasses to see how much light passes through. The filtering effects of the standard are so strong that if they meet the qualifications, the sun should be literally the only thing you see when you wear them. (more...)
Korea leader briefed on Guam missile plan: KCNA Korea leader briefed on Guam missile plan: KCNA
- August 15, 2017

The Pentagon has prepared plans for B-1B strategic bombers to make preemptive strikes on North Korea's missile sites. Senior Trump administration officials have said that the United States is not interested in regime change, and has no desire to "inflict harm on the long-suffering North Korean people". (more...)
Korea leader gets plans for missile tests near Guam
- August 15, 2017

And Pompeo said he fully expected Kim to continue to oversee missile tests and seek to advance the North Korean nuclear program in an effort to shore up the country's ability to strike the mainland United States with a nuclear weapon . (more...)
Injuries reported after tree falls in Central Park Injuries reported after tree falls in Central Park
- August 15, 2017

A woman who was running in the park heard a cracking sound and then saw the tree come crashing down. The tree blocked a roadway in the park, prompting police to shut down the area to pedestrians, vehicles and bicycles until further notice. (more...)
Falling tree 'kills 11' at religious festival in Madeira Falling tree 'kills 11' at religious festival in Madeira
- August 15, 2017

At least two ambulances were shown pulling away from the site. Portuguese media say the large tree came crushing down on a crowd outside a small church during the Nossa Senhora do Monte festival, which attracts thousands of visitors from all around the world to the island every year. (more...)
ATS Automobili Teases New GT Supercar For Salon Privé Debut ATS Automobili Teases New GT Supercar For Salon Privé Debut
- August 15, 2017

In 2012, Italian sports auto brand Automobili Turismo e Sport was revived after a 50-year hiatus by Daniele Maritan and a highly dedicated team of engineers. Of course lightweight components such as a carbon fiber bodywork, and carbon fiber elements for the interior and chassis are to be expected. The GT isn't just created to perform like a supercar, it's been designed to look like one too. (more...)
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc
- August 15, 2017

The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Bridgewater Associates LP bought a new position in shares of Cliffs Natural Resources during the first quarter worth approximately $31,595,000. The correct version of this piece can be viewed at https://sportsperspectives.com/2017/08/13/cliffs-natural-resources-inc-nyseclf-shares-bought-by-stratos-wealth-partners-ltd.html. (more...)
Trump team swings between alarm, reassurance on North Korea threat
- August 15, 2017

Recent classified reports by US intelligence, based on spy satellite surveillance, now reveal that the Communist nation has successfully developed a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can be fitted atop of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching our country. (more...)
Philippines to Cull 200000 Birds After Flu Outbreak Philippines to Cull 200000 Birds After Flu Outbreak
- August 15, 2017

Flosie Decena, city veterinary officer. However, the Palace official noted that the Department of Agriculture (DA) may require additional personnel, given the huge task of cleaning and containing a large area. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the government is working on expediting the culling of fowls and clearing of affected areas to minimize losses and hasten the recovery of the poultry industry . (more...)
Opposition claim 100 killed in post-election security crackdown Opposition claim 100 killed in post-election security crackdown
- August 15, 2017

Instead, Mr. Odinga has been leveling charges of fraud without offering any evidence to support them and encouraging his supporters to take to the streets. A Western diplomat said allies were not interested in revisiting the type of power-sharing deals that ended the post-election violence a decade ago. (more...)
Defense Secy Mattis May Change Pres. Trump's Transgender Rules Defense Secy Mattis May Change Pres. Trump's Transgender Rules
- August 15, 2017

Mattis, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, said that he and his staff are still studying the issue, including how having transgender service members affects other members of their units. The suit was filed in the US District Court in Washington, DC on behalf of the transgender service members with almost 60 years of combined military service. (more...)

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