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Top US military official arrives in South Korea
- August 16, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump created global shockwaves last week when he said North Korea would face "fire and fury" if it threatened his country - although Pyongyang responded by elaborating on a plan to fire ballistic missiles into waters near U.S. (more...)
Profit Charlotte School of Law Will Close Profit Charlotte School of Law Will Close
- August 16, 2017

Charlotte marks the third American Bar Association-accredited law school to close, or announce closure plans, within a year. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein is also investigating the school for potential violations of the state's consumer protection laws. (more...)
Rep. Pramila Jayapal Introduces Resolution To Fire White Supremacists From White House Rep. Pramila Jayapal Introduces Resolution To Fire White Supremacists From White House
- August 16, 2017

CBS News reported Monday night that "several high-placed sources inside and outside the White House" believed that Bannon could soon be losing his position. "Oh, it's the white man. That's the problem' No, it isn't, Maggie Haberman", he said . According to the New York Times , Trump has sent Bannon "to a kind of internal exile" The two have not met face-to-face for more than a week. (more...)
Defying Europe's egg scare, Belgian town makes giant omelet Defying Europe's egg scare, Belgian town makes giant omelet
- August 16, 2017

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North Korea backs away from plan to launch missiles toward Guam North Korea backs away from plan to launch missiles toward Guam
- August 16, 2017

The American people should know that this administration is doing everything with its power. Trump, responding to a report that USA intelligence indicates Pyongyang can now put a nuclear warhead on its long-range missiles, vowed to rain down "fire and fury" if challenged. (more...)
Wildfire near Greek capital burns for third day Wildfire near Greek capital burns for third day
- August 16, 2017

More than 70 died in 2007 during the worst fires in decades. The fire burned out of control for a second day Monday after damaging at least 20 homes the previous day and forcing the evacuation of holiday campsites used in the area for children's vacations. (more...)
Lululemon to open in downtown Detroit in September Lululemon to open in downtown Detroit in September
- August 16, 2017

Lululemon joins other big-name brands along Woodward, such as Nike, Under Armour, Moosejaw, John Varvatos Detroit and Warby Parker. "With their community-focused approach, our Woodward Avenue retail district is the ideal location for lululemon". (more...)
Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history Obama's Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history
- August 16, 2017

The former United States president followed the tweet with more from Mandela's autobiographical Long Walk to Freedom: "People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love". People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love. President Donald Trump has nearly 60 million fewer Twitter followers than Obama, and his tweets in the wake of the violent weekend drew lower numbers. (more...)
White nationalists groups plan to be 'more active than ever' White nationalists groups plan to be 'more active than ever'
- August 16, 2017

Spencer's "safe space" comment refers to a letter that was sent to incoming freshmen a year ago that stated the UChicago did not support "so-called "trigger warnings" or "condone the creation of intellectual 'safe spaces"-although neither were in fact banned ". (more...)
Tech stocks lead worst fall for United States market since May Tech stocks lead worst fall for United States market since May
- August 16, 2017

Japan was closed on a public holiday. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 204 points, or 0.9 percent, to 21,844. The dollar index .DXY fell 0.14 percent, with the euro EUR= unchanged at $1.1757. takes actions that impair trade ties after President Donald Trump launched a probe into Beijing's intellectual property practices. The market volatility - the VIX index, nicknamed " the fear index, had been dashed the night before - remained high compared to the evolution since the ... (more...)
Melbourne's Yarra council votes unanimously to move Australia Day citizenship ceremonies Melbourne's Yarra council votes unanimously to move Australia Day citizenship ceremonies
- August 16, 2017

As The age reports , the move came in spite of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's warning that the move would be an attack on Australia's "freedom, a fair go, mateship and diversity", and could have huge repercussions for the council, who may be barred from holding certain events. (more...)
For Virat Kohli August 15 Is Special For More Than One Reason
- August 16, 2017

It's also my father's birthday. "Wishing everyone a very Happy Independence Day". My heart is filled with pride being an Indian every day. But this particular day enhances that feeling to a whole different level. The tricolour was hoisted by captain Virat Kohli in the presence of other team India members. "TeamIndia gathered at Kandy to hoist the tri-colour on the occasion of Independence Day #IndependenceDayIndia ". (more...)
'George Washington Was a Slave Owner,' Compares Washington to Robert E. Lee 'George Washington Was a Slave Owner,' Compares Washington to Robert E. Lee
- August 16, 2017

The Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville was recently ordered removed by city leaders. "And, I heard Stonewall Jackson is coming down". "You know, you really do have to ask yourself, where does it stop?" First, Lee is best known for leading an armed rebellion against his country in defense of the institution of slavery. (more...)
Israel says delivers food aid to Sierra Leone Israel says delivers food aid to Sierra Leone
- August 16, 2017

Efforts to recover more people from the muddy rubble that swept through the Regent area are continuing. According to Sky News, ActionAid's director said there are over 1,500 people reported missing. Recovery and rescue operations are still going on. "You will see a huge number of people crying with those who have lost their family members", he said. (more...)
Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal if USA impose new sanctions Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal if USA impose new sanctions
- August 16, 2017

Iran's parliament voted to expand the country's ballistic missile program over the weekend. Iran says new USA sanctions breach the agreement it reached in 2015 with the United States, Russia, China and three European powers in which it agreed to curb its nuclear work in return for the lifting of most sanctions . (more...)
Alligator Turns Up in Atlantic City Motel Pool Alligator Turns Up in Atlantic City Motel Pool
- August 16, 2017

The reptile was seen lurking at the bottom of the pool at the Bayview Inn & Suites in Atlantic City. Police also recovered cash, drugs and Airsoft guns, the prosecutor's office said. At this time, it remains unclear as to how the alligator got into the motel pool. But they note the motel is a short distance from the Lakes Bay nature preserve. (more...)
Two Charlottesville victims sue James Fields, white nationalists Two Charlottesville victims sue James Fields, white nationalists
- August 16, 2017

The collision caused the Washingtons' auto to propel forward and hit other people, many of whom were protesting the "Unite the Right" rally, which drew hundreds of people associated with the white nationalist "alt-right" to the city. Tadrint and Micah Washington , who are sisters, are asking for $3 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages. The suit names Fields, who has been charged with second-degree murder, as well as Jason Kessler , who organized the rally at ... (more...)
Egg on her face: Reserve Bank secures key victory against PP Mkhwebane Egg on her face: Reserve Bank secures key victory against PP Mkhwebane
- August 16, 2017

R1.3-billion worth of South African government bonds were sold by non-resident investors. The Public Protector didn't oppose the central bank's application. Kganyago's court papers, among other things, pointed out the report's inconsistencies and lack of incorporation of the SARB's responses to the initial draft report. (more...)
CIO President Backs Out of Trump's Manufacturing Council CIO President Backs Out of Trump's Manufacturing Council
- August 16, 2017

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka , along with rep Thea Lee , are the latest to step down from the president's manufacturing council, following CEOs for Merck , Under Armour , Intel , and AAM . "America's leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy", he said in a statement. (more...)
North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting North Korea's envoys to key states summoned to Pyongyang for special meeting
- August 16, 2017

In a later statement, China's Defence Ministry said the two discussed North Korea, Taiwan and the South China Sea and signed a framework agreement on a China-U.S. On Wednesday, Dunford will travel to the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang to observe an exercise by the People's Liberation Army's Northern Theater Command. (more...)
France's Macron speaks to Trump, warns over N Korea escalation France's Macron speaks to Trump, warns over N Korea escalation
- August 16, 2017

Among other threats , North Korea has said it's considering plans to launch a ballistic missile attack near the US territory. President Donald Trump put that notion to bed with two strong statements about the consequences if Kim Jong-un decides to attack the USA or its allies. (more...)
Top Iranian general meets Turkish counterpart to discuss Syria, Iraq Top Iranian general meets Turkish counterpart to discuss Syria, Iraq
- August 16, 2017

Iran and Turkey enjoy cordial bilateral relations. "This trip was necessary for better consultation and cooperation on various military and regional issues", Bagheri said in a statement to state Iranian broadcaster IRIB, citing border security and the fight against terrorism. (more...)
Conning Inc. Sells 141 Shares of Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG)
- August 16, 2017

Natixis increased Simon Ppty Group Inc New ( SPG ) stake by 666.07% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Lincluden Management Ltd. now owns 33,595 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $5,969,000 after buying an additional 10,265 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N Korea threat Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N Korea threat
- August 16, 2017

North Korea said it would fire ballistic missiles towards Guam , home to some 7,000 American military personnel. A view shows a Pyongyang city mass rally held at Kim Il Sung Square on August 9, 2017, to fully support the statement of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) government in this photo released on August 10, 2017 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang. (more...)
LLC Boosts Position in Automatic Data Processing (NYSE:ADP)
- August 16, 2017

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of ADP . Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. bought a new stake in shares of Automatic Data Processing during the first quarter valued at about $113,000. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was published by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives. The correct version of this story can be viewed at ... (more...)
Sushma helps Pak cancer patient to travel to India for treatment Sushma helps Pak cancer patient to travel to India for treatment
- August 16, 2017

It is reported that Faiza is affected with ameloblastoma, an oral tumour which is aggressive in nature, and wants treatment in India. According to ImmiHelp, maximum two blood relatives can come along with the applicant under separate Medical Attendant Visas. (more...)
North Korea reviews plan to attack Guam North Korea reviews plan to attack Guam
- August 16, 2017

Last week the reports gave the impression that the plans would be put into action more or less immediately on being completed, and a launch was expected mid-week this week. He told reporters that the United States military would defend the country "from any attack, at any time and from any quarter". The North Korean report came after USA defence secretary Jim Mattis said the United States would take out any North Korean missile seen to be heading for American soil, ... (more...)
A Democratic congressman has been arrested after protesting outside the White House A Democratic congressman has been arrested after protesting outside the White House
- August 16, 2017

Almost 800,000 people brought to the country illegally as children have been granted legal status under the law. "The Department of Homeland Security controls that program and they have not said for certain whether it will be allowed to continue". (more...)
Stock to Track: AK Steel Holding Corp (AKS)
- August 16, 2017

Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 12,377 shares of the company's stock, valued at $238,999.87. The oscillator ranges from 0 to -100. The company's quarterly revenue was up 21.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. Revenue for the quarter also killed consensus, coming in at $1.56 Billion, compared to the consensus of 1.55 Billion. (more...)
Five police officers killed in al-Shabaab attack Five police officers killed in al-Shabaab attack
- August 16, 2017

The almost 100 insurgents stole the officers' weapons and torched their vehicle during the attack on a police post. Northeastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh on Tuesday said fighters with the al-Qaida-linked group planted a mine that blew up a patrol auto carrying seven officers in Garissa county. (more...)

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