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3 killed, several houses torched by Al Shabaab militia in Lamu County 3 killed, several houses torched by Al Shabaab militia in Lamu County
- August 18, 2017

Lamu County commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo confirmed the incident on Friday. Kanyiri said security officers thwarted attempts by the group to disrupt the just concluded general election. The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab has vowed retribution after Kenya sent troops across the border to Somalia in 2011 to fight the group, which previous year became the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. (more...)
Chemical weapons: From London and Washington to the jihadists Chemical weapons: From London and Washington to the jihadists
- August 18, 2017

Federal Laboratories and NonLethal Technologies , and United Kingdom based Cherming Defense . "And the chemical agents were produced by Cherming Defence UK and NonLethal Technologies (the USA)", Mekdad said. Since then, Damascus declares that it has and is scrupulously respecting this Treaty; yet Washington - despite its declaration that it had watched over the destruction of Syria's entire arsenal- is accusing Syria of using prohibited weapons. (more...)
South Korea's President Promises No War on the Peninsula South Korea's President Promises No War on the Peninsula
- August 18, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in also vowed Thursday not to allow another war on the peninsula, and President Donald Trump has promised to get permission from Seoul for any military action against the North. " I will prevent war at all cost ", President Moon Jae-in said , as cited by AFP. Given the magnitude of the threat posed by the North's weapons development, he said any diplomatic effort "has to be backed by a strong military effect if North Korea chooses wrongly". (more...)
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) Major Shareholder Dagmar Dolby Sells 100000 Shares
- August 18, 2017

Celgene Corporation had 64 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of CELG in report on Friday, July 24 with "Buy" rating. Investors sentiment increased to 1.46 in 2016 Q4. Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (1) outnumbered Sell recommendations (0). (more...)
Australian boy missing after Spain attack Australian boy missing after Spain attack
- August 18, 2017

The first attack began shortly after 5pm local time (4pm BST), when a white Fiat van sped through Las Ramblas , a busy street in Barcelona . Seven-year-old Julian Cadman is missing in Barcelona after Friday morning's terror attacks, his family say. (more...)
Tripura CM Manik Sarkar gets death threat on Facebook Tripura CM Manik Sarkar gets death threat on Facebook
- August 18, 2017

UK Sahoo, Doordarshan's protocol officer who was present during the recording of Sarkar's "controversial speech" spoke to The Indian Express and explained what led to the decision for not broadcasting it. "This is thoroughly undemocratic, authoritarian and curtailment of freedom of speech". The letter purportedly said, "The message of the Chief Minister was closely examined by a competent authority". (more...)
Palestinian terrorist makes final appearance in USA court before deportation Palestinian terrorist makes final appearance in USA court before deportation
- August 18, 2017

She has admitted to concealing her convictions both when she entered America and when she made an application for citizenship in 2004. She's not expected to get any time in prison Thursday but has agreed to be deported to Jordan or elsewhere. (more...)
Charlottesville Police Chief Pushes Back On Reports Officers Didn't Intervene Charlottesville Police Chief Pushes Back On Reports Officers Didn't Intervene
- August 18, 2017

Authorities said Heyer, 32, was killed when Fields' auto slammed into a crowd of antiracism activists confronting neo-Nazis and KKK sympathisers, capping a day of bloody street brawls between the two sides in the Virginia town. "These were white supremacists and this was domestic terrorism", Republican Cory Gardner tweeted . A few days ago , Trump advisor Seb Gorka faulted the media for focusing on white supremacists. (more...)
SEBA Assam Board HSLC Class 10 Compartment Result 2017 Declared At result SEBA Assam Board HSLC Class 10 Compartment Result 2017 Declared At result
- August 18, 2017

Those who couldn't clear the exam in one or more subjects were to appear for the compartmental exams, that was held from July 27 to 31. The Board of Secondary Education, Assam has declared the Result of HSLC class 10 compartment result 2017 today. (more...)
Slight Chance of Storms Thursday Evening Into Friday Morning Slight Chance of Storms Thursday Evening Into Friday Morning
- August 18, 2017

Sunday looks to feature more in the way of sunshine with lowering humidity values as dry high pressure builds back in from the north and west. Expect temperatures to reach the lower 90s during the afternoon. By afternoon things may quiet down a little with showers becoming more isolated in nature. Skies are partly cloudy and the wind won't go completely calm. (more...)
Security manager sacked for harassing woman at Delhi's Aerocity hotel Security manager sacked for harassing woman at Delhi's Aerocity hotel
- August 18, 2017

According to an NDTV report, security manager, security manager, Pawan Dahia allegedly also grabbed the woman, a member of the guest relations staff, after she left the room and tried to pull her into his vehicle. The woman alleged that she complained to the hotel's HR officials, but instead of acting against the security manager, they sacked her. The victim has said that no strong action was taken against the accused security manager. (more...)
SC orders Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI for interrogation SC orders Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI for interrogation
- August 18, 2017

A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud allowed Karti Chidambaram to be accompanied by an advocate during questioning at CBI headquarters. They go overseas and never come back, the Chief Justice of India, J S Khehar heading the Bench observed. The Bench, however said that the scope of the issue before it was very limited. (more...)
Irish hard border will not return, UK Brexit paper says Irish hard border will not return, UK Brexit paper says
- August 18, 2017

The UK said both these arrangements would need facilitations which reflect the unique circumstances of Northern Ireland . Britain should resort to World Trade Organisation rules for its relationship with Europe if a bad deal is offered, while striking free trade agreements with major trading partners such as the US, Canada and Australia, according to the IEA report. (more...)
How to make a pinhole projector to see eclipse How to make a pinhole projector to see eclipse
- August 18, 2017

Hold them up flush against your face, and you'll be able to see the orange glow of the sun, but you shouldn't feel like your eyes are strained or hurt at all. Depending on your location, a partial eclipse, during which the moon covers a portion of the sun, lasts from two to three hours. Not to scale: If drawn to scale, the Moon would be 30 Earth diameters away. (more...)
Helen Hunt and Matthew Carnahan call it quits after 16 years together Helen Hunt and Matthew Carnahan call it quits after 16 years together
- August 18, 2017

They had a rocky relationship and many offs and ons over the years. "They stayed together as long as they did due to their daughter", a source close to the actress told E! "Friends were shocked. The " Twister " actress was previously married to an actor Hank Azaria before their divorce in 1999 after five years together and nearly two years of marriage. (more...)
Dollar erases gains after Trump announces council disbanding
- August 18, 2017

A suspected Nazi sympathiser then ploughed his auto into a crowd of anti-racism protesters, leaving one woman dead and 19 others injured. Earlier Wednesday, the CEOs of Campbell Soup and the conglomerate 3M resigned from the manufacturing council. (more...)
Schoolgirl acid attack victim Molly Young recounts horrific incident on This Morning Schoolgirl acid attack victim Molly Young recounts horrific incident on This Morning
- August 18, 2017

But, as she explained on the ITV show, the permanent disfigurement was just one of her worries, and she also suffered post-traumatic stress disorder that forced her to stay away from school. "I didn't really see it, I just didn't know that was going to happen". "Then it was not until about January or February this year that I started feeling the proper effects of PTSD". (more...)
Chile Rejects US Request to Cut Ties with North Korea Chile Rejects US Request to Cut Ties with North Korea
- August 18, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later delayed the decision to fire the missiles, a move Trump praised earlier on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea last week it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States, prompting North Korea to say it was considering plans to fire missiles towards the Pacific island of Guam. (more...)
Shiv Sena says Parrikar was 'a failure' as defence minister Shiv Sena says Parrikar was 'a failure' as defence minister
- August 18, 2017

The editorial said if Parrikar was indeed a "mahatma" as was being bandied about, he should have been elected unopposed, but the truth is when the country faced crises at the borders, instead of leading the nation, he retreated back to Goa for savouring "rice-and-fish-curry". (more...)
FG- ASUU Meeting Ends in Deadlock, To Reconvene Within One Week FG- ASUU Meeting Ends in Deadlock, To Reconvene Within One Week
- August 18, 2017

Adamu confimed on Wednesday that ASUU had made some eight demands which he however assured government was already working on. But both the government, represented by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige and his Education counterpart, Adamu Adamu and ASUU representatives, led by its President, Prof. (more...)
Ivanka Trump to lead United States delegation at Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad Ivanka Trump to lead United States delegation at Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad
- August 18, 2017

Over 300 investors are also expected. She is expected to speak on the first day of the three-day event that would be attended by about 1,600 entrepreneurs from across the world including 400 each from India and the US. official said. Apart from financial technology in digital economy, the remaining focus sectors of the GES include energy and infrastructure; healthcare and life sciences; media and entrepreneurship and possibly, agriculture and agricultural entrepreneurship. (more...)
Jealous friend kills girl at a park in Rohini Jealous friend kills girl at a park in Rohini
- August 18, 2017

The incident was reported on Wednesday. He used to often visit her school and fight with her friends, too, the police said. The 17-year-old girl was a bright student and had secured 10 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) in Class 10. " Deceased Shreya, who topped CBSE exams from North Zone was being pestered, tortured and harassed by Kapoor and was also threatened of dire consequences if she even mixed with her other male friends ", said the DCP. (more...)
Trump drops plan to create infrastructure council -White House Trump drops plan to create infrastructure council -White House
- August 18, 2017

While the tweet was quickly deleted, chatter about Cohn stepping down picked up among market observers. "I don't want to be an alarmist, but there is a lot of faith that he is going to help carry through the tax reform that people are looking for", Sonnenfeld said Thursday on CNBC's " Squawk Box ". (more...)
Airstrikes trap civilians in Isis-held city of Tal Afar Airstrikes trap civilians in Isis-held city of Tal Afar
- August 18, 2017

The force played a key role in the Mosul operation and was closely backed by the USA -led coalition. It is also on a major road between Mosul and the Syrian border, and was once a key IS supply route. However, an unnamed officer overseeing the operation told the Associated Press that troops were not expected to push into Tal Afar for another few weeks. (more...)
US, Japan agree on need for diplomatic solution to North Korea issue US, Japan agree on need for diplomatic solution to North Korea issue
- August 18, 2017

In the budgetary request, to be submitted by the end of August, the ministry will leave open the actual sum it expects to pay for design of the Aegis Ashore program, because of the need for consultations with the United States, the source said. (more...)
Unpiloted Dragon Cargo Ship Lands on International Space Station Unpiloted Dragon Cargo Ship Lands on International Space Station
- August 18, 2017

The 65-meter-tall Falcon 9 was launched from Pad 30A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida at 12:31 p.m. EDT. Forecasters are predicting a 70 percent chance of good weather. "Every day on the station we will increase the statistics, and the statistical uncertainties get reduced, and we can detect higher energies than before". (more...)
USA military chief urges China to pressure North Korea USA military chief urges China to pressure North Korea
- August 18, 2017

USA and South Korean officials have for months been expecting a sixth nuclear test. The Chinese and US militaries have joined in naval exercises off the coast of Hawaii and other limited multinational drills mainly aimed at dealing with humanitarian disasters. (more...)
There Will Be Questions About Whether Barcelona Attack Was 'Copycat' of Charlottesville There Will Be Questions About Whether Barcelona Attack Was 'Copycat' of Charlottesville
- August 18, 2017

Investigators have not drawn any links between the incidents in Barcelona and Charlottesville. Former CIA director John Brennan wrote a heartwarming note to CNN's Wolf Blitzer where he apologized for the "pain inflicted" by President Donald Trump's infamous press conference . (more...)
Chinese President Receives Senior US Military Chief
- August 18, 2017

Pyongyang then threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the USA territory of Guam - a plan that leader Kim Jong-Un this week delayed, but warned could go ahead depending on Washington's next move. Both sides have since tempered their rhetoric somewhat. "Seoul will say the current tensions call for an even stronger alliance and closer military cooperation", he said. (more...)
Steelers plan for James Harrison to be Steelers plan for James Harrison to be "relief pitcher" behind younger linebackers
- August 18, 2017

While Harrison doesn't participate in most training camp practices, as is customary given his age, Watt has been impressive in an extended role. LATROBE, Pa . He's a relief pitcher. When you're younger you don't know what to do, and after 17 years, going on my 18th year I know what to do. "You're a good safety net to have". (more...)

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