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Pauline Hanson's Burqa Stunt Slammed In The Senate Pauline Hanson's Burqa Stunt Slammed In The Senate
- August 18, 2017

Hanson arrived at the Senate chamber for the daily question time session dressed in a black burqa , which she later removed calling to ban the religious garment. Is the Attorney-General aware that the burka is not a religious requirement at all? "Our laws are outdated and we need new ones like a ban on full face coverings". (more...)
UF Denies White Rights Activist Access To Campus UF Denies White Rights Activist Access To Campus
- August 18, 2017

The school said it would closely review the request "in light of the deplorable violence in Charlottesville", where a white nationalist protest turned deadly. The rejection comes after similar rejections from campuses nationwide, including the University of Florida. Fuchs said that the University of Florida is still dedicated to free speech, but he wrote, "The First Amendment does not require a public institution to risk imminent violence to students and others". (more...)
Cardiff fail with bid to land highly-rated League One defender Cardiff fail with bid to land highly-rated League One defender
- August 18, 2017

Bell only made one appearance for Birmingham, and it came against Leicester in a 2-1 defeat. Attacking full-back Bell is thought to figure highly on Cardiff's wanted list after catching the eye at Fleetwood for the last two seasons. Bluebirds boss Neil Warnock is now drawing up a list of possible replacements for Bennett should he make the move to Craven Cottage. Therefore it's up to them, if they meet it then they're entitled to talk to him. (more...)
Lee Boyd Malvo denied new sentence by Maryland judge Lee Boyd Malvo denied new sentence by Maryland judge
- August 18, 2017

Supreme Court has ruled are unconstitutional for juveniles. Malvo and his defense team can still appeal to the state level, regarding the Maryland sentences. But Greenberg sided with prosecutors who said that ruling doesn't apply in Maryland because judges are not required to impose life without parole. Greenberg ruled that Malvo's sentence wasn't mandatory and that the original judge used his discretion to choose that sentence, properly weighing all the evidence. (more...)
NU men to face Spartans in Big 10 opener NU men to face Spartans in Big 10 opener
- August 18, 2017

Five other matches will be shown live on the ESPN family of networks, including a September 24 doubleheader on ESPN when Michigan State visits Minnesota (1 p.m. 2 vs. Penn State, Jan. 4 at Michigan State) and in February (Feb. 17 vs. Rutgers and Feb. 19 at Northwestern ). The addition of conference games on Monday and Friday and teams playing multiple league games on a one-day turnaround. (more...)
'What About the Alt-Left?' 'What About the Alt-Left?'
- August 18, 2017

Do they have any problem? President Trump's comment were widely decried. New York Times journalist Sheryl Gay Stolberg was berated online for daring to report that "the hard left seemed as hate-filled as the alt-right" at the protests and was even forced to issue a correction. (more...)
Fourth person charged in connection to shooting death of Clinton police officer Fourth person charged in connection to shooting death of Clinton police officer
- August 18, 2017

The officer was shot during a traffic stop at 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, near the Clinton square. McCarthy is charged for the death of officer Michael. Investigators said he disposed of the rifle believed to have been used by suspect Ian McCarthy in the killing of officer Michael on August 6. When investigators interviewed, they say he "fake cried" and gave inconsistent stories. (more...)
Mike Pence Defends Donald Trump on Charlottesville Response, Highlights Antifa Agitators Mike Pence Defends Donald Trump on Charlottesville Response, Highlights Antifa Agitators
- August 18, 2017

The White House has since said the President condemns white supremacist groups. "This is about an anti-white climate within the Western world and the need for white people to have advocacy like other groups do", he said in an interview. (more...)
Abbott: Removing Confederate Monuments 'Won't Erase Our Nation's Past' Abbott: Removing Confederate Monuments 'Won't Erase Our Nation's Past'
- August 18, 2017

Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) sent a passionate letter to the Texas State Preservation Board requesting the "Children of the Confederacy Creed" plaque to be stripped from the wall. "Rather, I addressed my letter to the State Preservation Board's Executive Director, Rod Welsh, and I am still awaiting his official and direct response to my very specific requests". (more...)
Every citizen's contribution needed to transform India: PM Modi Every citizen's contribution needed to transform India: PM Modi
- August 18, 2017

PM Modi said that on Thursday there is an "app" for filling every gap. While the closure of a couple of companies would in normal course lead to debates on destruction of the economy, no one protested after more than 1.75 lakh shell companies have been shut, he pointed out. (more...)
2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopter 2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopter
- August 18, 2017

Honolulu fire Capt. David Jenkins said Wednesday that the items were found about 2 miles off Oahu's Kaena Point . With the search now in its second full day, the area has expanded to as much as 50 miles offshore due to the swift and dynamic currents in the area. (more...)
Texas A&M Unveils New Alternate Uniforms For 2017 Texas A&M Unveils New Alternate Uniforms For 2017
- August 18, 2017

Furthermore, it is made with a cutting-edge, proprietary yarn blend that increases durability and abrasion resistance. The padlock system the jersey uses secures tension over the shoulder pads and adheres to player body types, making it hard for opponents to grab. (more...)
Wildfire destroys house near Ephrata in Central Washington, evacuations ordered Wildfire destroys house near Ephrata in Central Washington, evacuations ordered
- August 18, 2017

Grant County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer, Kyle Foreman said state mobilization has been approved to fight the fire. Level 1 and 3 evacuations are now in effect. Level 3 evacuations are in place for Adams Road, north of Road 13-Northwest and Road J.8-Northwest, because of an approaching wildfire. The Sheriff's Office says police are en route to notify residents in those areas. (more...)
All Florida prisons on partial lockdown after visitation canceled All Florida prisons on partial lockdown after visitation canceled
- August 18, 2017

Cook said the decision was not related to a rally of prisoners' advocates in Washington, D.C, called the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March. In a statement released Wednesday, prison officials said the cancellation is in response to "credible intelligence indicating that small groups of inmates at several institutions may attempt to disrupt operations and impact safety and security". (more...)
Top Trump economic adviser Cohn not leaving: White House official Top Trump economic adviser Cohn not leaving: White House official
- August 18, 2017

Cohn stood behind Trump as he blamed "alt-left" protesters for charging white nationalist and Neo-Nazi protesters, some of which the president called "very fine people". White House officials tried to quell the fear. As head of the president's National Economic Council, Cohn is not only Trump's top economic advisor. (more...)
Russia Wants Nothing to Do With Russia Wants Nothing to Do With "The Daily Stormer' Either"
- August 18, 2017

This apparently cuts off the Daily Stormer's email newsletters and other communications. He's no fan of the Daily Stormer or sites like it. Cloudflare provides DDoS (distributed denial of service) protection, shielding websites from efforts by outside sources to overwhelm them with traffic and knock them offline. (more...)
Amazon recalls phony eclipse viewing glasses, UNF glasses still up to standards Amazon recalls phony eclipse viewing glasses, UNF glasses still up to standards
- August 18, 2017

Legacy also said that glasses handed out at its clinic locations are safe to use during next Monday's eclipse. Mosaic's decision was made Monday after Amazon offered refunds earlier this month because it could not guarantee that some glasses bought on the retail site were in compliance with industry standards. (more...)
Hopes US doesn't break nuclear deal with Iran: Moscow Hopes US doesn't break nuclear deal with Iran: Moscow
- August 18, 2017

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on August 15 that the new U.S. sanctions were unrelated to the nuclear deal. "The nuclear deal must not become "too big to fail". "I hope that the USA will not violate the obligations it has assumed", Xinhua news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Wednesday. (more...)
White nationalist contacted about Boston rally White nationalist contacted about Boston rally
- August 18, 2017

A 23-year-old Fitchburg State University media and communications student named John Medlar, who has emerged as a spokesman for the group, dubbed " Boston Free Speech ", told reporters that his organization wants to "promote good arguments from both the left and right" and wants to "promote people getting together around the shared constitutional values that form the basis of our society". (more...)
Trump authorizes expanded college assistance for veterans Trump authorizes expanded college assistance for veterans
- August 18, 2017

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Americans should speak out against the white supremacists and neo-Nazis whose march in Virginia on Saturday ended in violence. That includes a measure Trump signed at the club Saturday to provide almost $4 billion in emergency funding for a temporary veterans health care program. (more...)
Irish man shot dead in Mexico car-jacking Irish man shot dead in Mexico car-jacking
- August 18, 2017

The Irish man moved to defend her but was shot repeatedly and dragged from the vehicle. Paramedics attended the scene and the woman was treated in hospital. "The prosecutor's office is already investigating this issue, obviously it's bad they have taken someone's life". The shooting happened last Tuesday (8 August), but details of the incident have only just emerged. (more...)
Verizon clerk wounds robber after exchange of gunfire Verizon clerk wounds robber after exchange of gunfire
- August 18, 2017

Police say the injured suspect also shot his weapon, but it's uncertain who fired first. Inver Grove Heights Police say it appears the two men entered the store, perhaps pretending they were customers, and then attempted to rob the place. (more...)
Trump Cooks Up Deal To Send Bacon To Argentina Trump Cooks Up Deal To Send Bacon To Argentina
- August 18, 2017

The agreement follows the August 15 meeting between Vice President Mike Pence and President Mauricio Macri of Argentina during the Vice President's visit to Buenos Aires. (U.S.), according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). The Department of Agriculture's 2016 report on Argentina's increasing acceptance of pork as protein source put it this way: " Argentines now buy pork 3 times a month, while ten years ago it was just once ... (more...)
Malnourished ISIS Fighters in Raqqa Using Amphetamines to 'Maintain Their Murderous Fervor' Malnourished ISIS Fighters in Raqqa Using Amphetamines to 'Maintain Their Murderous Fervor'
- August 18, 2017

The terrorists, he said, have emplaced thousands of "fiendishly clever explosives" and dug extensive tunnels throughout Raqqa. Dillon said over the past 48 hours ISIS tried to use these tunnels to launch a counter-attack, but the SDF repelled that. (more...)
Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) - Watch List stock Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII) - Watch List stock
- August 18, 2017

BARRETT STEPHEN P bought $24,763 worth of stock or 1,000 shares. It has outperformed by 61.41% the S&P500. Blackrock Fund Advisors increased Oceaneering Intl Inc ( OII ) stake by 9.89% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund invested in 0.02% or 33,645 shares. Brown Advisory holds 2.56% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) or 6.24M shares. The average stock price target is $35.02 with 2 brokerages rating the stock a strong buy, 7 analysts rating the company a buy, ... (more...)
The Impending Showdown With North Korea Is Mostly in Trump's Head The Impending Showdown With North Korea Is Mostly in Trump's Head
- August 18, 2017

Clapper's assessment came as CIA Director Mike Pompeo reiterated Sunday that the Trump administration's goal was to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. "I think that's the first time [North Korea] heard it like they heard it", he said. Last week, Trump said, "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded , should North Korea act unwisely". (more...)
Solheim Cup 2017: Catriona Matthew named in final foursomes pairing Solheim Cup 2017: Catriona Matthew named in final foursomes pairing
- August 18, 2017

Both captains have gone with their strongest pairings in what is set to be a huge opening match. Meanwhile Hull paired with Reid for opening foursomes in 2015 and took down Michelle Wie and Brittany Lincicome. American rookie Danielle Kang will pair with good friend Lizette Salas at 8:22 a.m. against Carlota Ciganda and Caroline Masson. Creamer has an overall foursomes record of 6-3-3, making her an obvious choice for the morning format. (more...)
BJP emerges as top choice for corporate donors BJP emerges as top choice for corporate donors
- August 18, 2017

The other national parties - the Nationalist Congress Party, the Communist Party of India and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) - fared even worse. "It is seen from the analysis that various sectors of business houses, in four years, donated a total of Rs 956.77 cr, constituting 89% of the total contribution to political parties from known sources". (more...)
Trump warns USA 'locked and loaded' as North readies missiles Trump warns USA 'locked and loaded' as North readies missiles
- August 18, 2017

About 160,000 people live on the island, which extends about 12 miles (19.31 kilometers) at its widest. Guam, an island half the size of Hong Kong and some 7,000 km from the USA mainland, is a target because of its naval base and air force base, from which two B-1B supersonic bombers were deployed close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday. (more...)
'Japan Could Intercept Guam-bound N. Korean Missiles' 'Japan Could Intercept Guam-bound N. Korean Missiles'
- August 18, 2017

In remarks to reporters after a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Trump said the situation with North Korea was "very unsafe and it will not continue". Life on the streets of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, also remained calm. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued a stark warning on Wednesday, telling Pyongyang the United States and its allies would win any arms race or conflict. (more...)

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