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Brooklyn Heights Tenants Sue Kushner Co. For Allegedly Hiding Rent-Stabilized Status Brooklyn Heights Tenants Sue Kushner Co. For Allegedly Hiding Rent-Stabilized Status
- August 17, 2017

Kushner Companies has been registering a handful of units in the building as rent-stabilized, which Mr. Carr said showed that the firm's omissions were unlikely to have been an accident, a pattern he said his group has seen in other Kushner properties. (more...)
Barca's Busquets defends Pique after Segura criticism Barca's Busquets defends Pique after Segura criticism
- August 17, 2017

It's not the best way to express yourself and even less so from within the club, aimed at a player. Barca beat Madrid 3-2 in the International Champions Cup in pre-season, with Neymar picking up two assists in what proved to be his final appearance for the club before his world-record €222million move to Paris Saint-Germain. (more...)
US Allies Warn NKorea Against Firing Missiles at Guam US Allies Warn NKorea Against Firing Missiles at Guam
- August 17, 2017

It stressed the two men enjoyed a close relationship, which would "hopefully lead to a peaceful resolution of the North Korea problem". The phone conversations came a day after Trump ratcheted up tensions with North Korea, saying the military is "locked and loaded" to deal with the regime's provocations. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi prefers 'Sach Bharat' to 'Swachh Bharat'! Rahul Gandhi prefers 'Sach Bharat' to 'Swachh Bharat'!
- August 17, 2017

RSS wants to destroy what is enshrined in the Constitution. "They are helping corporates, but not farmers", he said. "Truth is that Modi Ji's "Make In India" has failed", said Gandhi. "Wo kehte hain humme Swachch Bharat chahiye". Gandhi said Modi insists on "swachh Bharat" (clean India) but "we want sach Bharat (honest India)'". (more...)
Trump business policy forum says disbanding due to 'distraction'
- August 17, 2017

And a third, the former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, left the council when Trump issued his immigration ban earlier this year. Two additional chief executives - Denise Morrison of Campbell Soup and Inge Thulin of 3M - had announced Wednesday morning they would resign from the manufacturing council. (more...)
Trump says DPRK makes Trump says DPRK makes "wise" decision to halt strike towards Guam
- August 17, 2017

The warnings come after the North angered the global community by testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) late in July , a move which saw Pyongyang slapped with new United Nations sanctions. The exercises also upset China, which says they do nothing to ease tension. People familiar with the contacts who spoke on condition of anonymity say those discussions have addressed deteriorating relations and issues including three Americans still detained in the North. (more...)
White House staffers caught off guard by Trump's contentious news conference White House staffers caught off guard by Trump's contentious news conference
- August 17, 2017

In an interview yesterday on ABC "This Week", former Trump communications director Anthony Scaramucci , referred disparagingly to the influence of "Bannon-bart nonsense" in the White House . During a Wednesday press conference that was supposed to be focused on infrastructure, Trump took questions on Charlottesville. "In general, Mr. Bannon has cautioned the president not to criticize far-right activists too severely for fear of antagonizing a small but energetic part of his base". (more...)
"US will act calmly" - S Korea's Moon
- August 17, 2017

The prospect of nuclear war has sparked a debate in Beijing about maintaining support for the Kim dynasty, which dates back to the Korean War in the 1950s. In response, Bill Richardson, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told CNBC's Squawk on the Street , "You never know how the North Koreans are going react... (more...)
South Korean President Moon: We will prevent war 'at all cost'
- August 17, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump warned at the weekend that the U.S. military was "locked and loaded" if North Korea acted unwisely, although top U.S. officials said there was no imminent risk of a nuclear war. He said on Thursday that the US works closely with its allies to ensure that any military response wouldn't be unilateral, warning that the impact of a conflict "would be catastrophic". (more...)
Caught on Camera: Actor-politician Nandamuri Balakrishna slaps fan for clicking selfie Caught on Camera: Actor-politician Nandamuri Balakrishna slaps fan for clicking selfie
- August 17, 2017

Actor-turned-politician Nandamuri Balakrishna , who is now busy campaigning for the Nandyal by-polls, was seen slapping one of his fans. The incident happened yesterday night when the fan tried to garland him and get very close. In March this Year, during the audio launch of a film, the actor made some controversial comments against women. Despite his unruly and angry behaviour, fans continue to love Balakrishna and celebrate his films when they hit the screens. (more...)
LeBron James has hit his Donald Trump breaking point LeBron James has hit his Donald Trump breaking point
- August 17, 2017

It's not about people that you just don't feel like want to give the best energy and effort to you. When it comes to LeBron James , I do not like to partake in what I view as "carnival barking" by members of the national media and pundits who are convinced that the Cavs superstar couldn't possibly be happy in Northeastern Ohio and wants to get out again. (more...)
Swine Flu Kills 208 In Gujarat This Year, Over 900 Hospitalised Swine Flu Kills 208 In Gujarat This Year, Over 900 Hospitalised
- August 17, 2017

As of Wednesday, 1,129 swine flu patients are undergoing treatment in various hospitals in the state. Of the 47 H1N1 samples tested, 16 found positive this day, of which five are undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack while the others were admitted to various hospitals in Bhubaneswar , say the health officials. (more...)
Trump defends delay in denouncing Charlottesville attackers Trump defends delay in denouncing Charlottesville attackers
- August 17, 2017

On Saturday, white supremacists made a decision to hold a larger "Unite the Right" rally at noon. Protesters blared horns, rang bells and shouted "murderer". He said they failed to separate the protest groups and were ill-equipped to handle the melee that resulted. They told him to read the speech, so he did. (more...)
Akshay Kumar scores another win with 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' Akshay Kumar scores another win with 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'
- August 17, 2017

Toilet Ek Prem Katha has earned another Rs 6.5 crore on Wednesday, thus taking the total to Rs 89.95 crore. The movie, also starring Bhumi Pednekar, has crossed the Rs 80 crore mark at the domestic box office in just five days of its release. (more...)
Tom Cruise injury halts Mission: Impossible 6 filming Tom Cruise injury halts Mission: Impossible 6 filming
- August 17, 2017

Cruise was hurt while filming a jump between two high-rise buildings in London at the weekend. But Paramount Pictures insisted that Mission: Impossible 6 remained on schedule to open in July next year. The new film, which also features Simon Pegg , Ving Rhames , Henry Cavill , Rebecca Ferguson , Angela Bassett , and Alec Baldwin , could miss its planned summer, 2018 release date as a result of the reported production shut down, with some insiders suggesting the film will now hit ... (more...)
George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee George Washington's Estate Hey Trump, GW's No Robert E. Lee
- August 17, 2017

These men, and others like them, sought to tear asunder the United States to preserve an economic and social system premised upon a belief in white supremacy and built on the enslavement of another race. Tuesday morning, on Trump's favorite show, "Fox & Friends", guest and rumored new Fox News host Laura Ingraham asked, "How long before they show up at Monticello, where I spent three years in law school at Charlottesville in Virginia?" I have no doubt about it, and you don't have any ... (more...)
Mattis: US would 'take out' any North Korean missile aimed at country Mattis: US would 'take out' any North Korean missile aimed at country
- August 17, 2017

The line passed through Japan and apparently showed the flight route of four ballistic missiles Pyongyang has threatened to fire at Guam , which is 3,200 km (2,000 miles) from North Korea's capital. "Remember there is no change in threat level, we continue business as usual and know there are US Department of Defense capabilities in place". North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un had called for military plans to launch missiles toward the USA territory of Guam in the West Pacific. (more...)
Hong Kong: Hong Kong: "Vindictive" jail terms for pro-democracy leaders
- August 17, 2017

Umbrella Movement leaders Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow were found guilty previous year on unlawful assembly charges for storming a government forecourt as part of an anti-Beijing protest in 2014. Trial magistrate June Cheung Tin-ngan said the case was atypical, in that it called for a more lenient and understanding attitude, since the three were young pro-democracy student leaders who expressed demands based on genuinely held political ideals. (more...)
N. Korea: Kim Jong Un briefed on missile-launch plan N. Korea: Kim Jong Un briefed on missile-launch plan
- August 17, 2017

He urged the North to "stop all provocations and hostile rhetoric". The report is assumed to be referring to the USA joint military drills with South Korea, known as the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, which are scheduled to start August 21. During an inspection of the army's Strategic Forces, Kim praised the military for drawing up a "close and careful plan" and said he would watch the " foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees " a little more before deciding whether to give an order for the ... (more...)
Malala Yousafzai 'so excited' to go to University of Oxford Malala Yousafzai 'so excited' to go to University of Oxford
- August 17, 2017

Malala Yousafzai has gotten admission to the prestigious University of Oxford. The 19-year-old tweeted Thursday: "So excited to go to Oxford!" Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. "Best wishes for life ahead!" Malala had received a conditional offer, but was told she needed 3 As to get in, and it appears she's managed to get the top grades. (more...)
North korea: Trump welcomed the decision North korea: Trump welcomed the decision "wise", Kim Jong-un on Guam
- August 17, 2017

The North Korean leader was quoted Tuesday in state media as saying that he would, for the moment, call off the plan to fire four missiles over Japan into the waters near Guam, 3,400 kilometers to the south, to see "if the Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe, reckless actions". (more...)
Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments Baltimore removes four Confederate monuments
- August 17, 2017

A Business Insider analysis found that at least 10 Confederacy symbols the SPLC originally listed have since been removed. "We accelerated that because of the events in Charlottesville , but I knew that it was the right thing to do". A Richmond Police vehicle pauses in front of the Jefferson Davis Memorial at Davis and Monument Ave.in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. An Alabama law, passed in May, states that the statue cannot be removed, but it will now be covered up until the city ... (more...)
Noble Midstream Partners LP (NBLX) Given a $50.00 Price Target at Scotiabank
- August 17, 2017

Hirtle Callaghan & Co LLC acquired a new position in EQT Midstream Partners, during the first quarter worth approximately $138,000. Institutional investors have adjusted their holdings of The corporation. The business had revenue of $199 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $195 million. "Has $157,000 Position in Magellan Midstream Partners L.P. (more...)
North Korea's Kim Jong Un to President Trump: It's your move North Korea's Kim Jong Un to President Trump: It's your move
- August 17, 2017

Dunford is visiting South Korea, Japan and China after a week in which Trump said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States. The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States will have their first meeting in Washington on August 30, Seoul's defense ministry said in a report to lawmakers on Monday. (more...)
United Kingdom leader criticizes Trump remarks blaming 'both sides' United Kingdom leader criticizes Trump remarks blaming 'both sides'
- August 17, 2017

May has been widely criticised by domestic political opponents for her efforts to cultivate close ties with Trump , who she visited at the White House days after his inauguration and invited for a state visit to Britain . And a second minister - Sam Gyimah - tweeted: "Words matter". It matters to all of us that we stand up and are counted to combat the ideology of the far-right. (more...)
His future in jeopardy, Bannon attacks administration rivals His future in jeopardy, Bannon attacks administration rivals
- August 17, 2017

Bannon's supporters say Trump is being urged by advisers such as chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell to fire him. It's a narrative that a few timely unsourced quotes in Axios about Bannon being shocked-yes, shocked-that when he called a journalist on the phone to discuss US policy, the journalist wrote about it. (more...)
As North plans missile launch, US, S. Korea ready war games As North plans missile launch, US, S. Korea ready war games
- August 17, 2017

Janice Furukawa, who has prepared a typhoon emergency kit, said: 'To be honest, I'm more anxious about the projectiles from the typhoons when we get strong winds than whatever projectiles Kim Jong Un says he will launch on Guam'. But both in 2013 and now, the citizens here are calm as ever. China's President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to the North Korean nuclear issue, and in a telephone call with U.S. (more...)
Hotel sparks outrage over anti-Semetic swimming pool sign Hotel sparks outrage over anti-Semetic swimming pool sign
- August 17, 2017

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely called the incident "an anti-Semitic act of the worst and ugliest kind" and demanded the person who posted the signs "be brought to justice". Many of the Paradies' Jewish guests stay at the hotel because of the kosher freezer, as well as other accommodations specifically for their faith. Though the hotel told Israeli officials that the sign has been removed, Hotovely asked that Switzerland make a "formal condemnation" of the incident. (more...)
North Korea details plan to fire missile salvo towards Guam North Korea details plan to fire missile salvo towards Guam
- August 17, 2017

But even as the rhetoric between the countries continues to escalate, the USA and North Korea have been engaged in a months-long closed-door dialogue, the Associated Press reported. Trump said this week the USA would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. In the same speech, Trump said he'd favor talks with the hostile nation and more action on the diplomatic front than his White House predecessors. (more...)
Man survives shooting himself in heart with nail gun Man survives shooting himself in heart with nail gun
- August 17, 2017

The man was working on a fireplace for a home he's building when his nail gun went off. Bergeson previously told The Washington Post he had to reach up while standing on his tiptoes, wrap his left arm around and behind the wood frame, in a way that the gun would face his body when he pulled the trigger with only the wood acting as a barrier. (more...)

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