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Sajid Javid says Jeremy Corbyn 'wrong to sack Sarah Champion' Sajid Javid says Jeremy Corbyn 'wrong to sack Sarah Champion'
- August 18, 2017

We need an honest open debate on child sexual exploitation, including racial motivation". In her resignation statement, she said: "I am concerned that my continued position in the Shadow Cabinet would distract from the crucial issues around child protection which I have campaigned on my entire career". (more...)
Fox CEO James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville response Fox CEO James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville response
- August 18, 2017

This makes the email, obtained by the New York Times , even more remarkable. This comes as a surprise as James' father Rupert Murdoch is said to be close to Trump and allegedly speaks to the President a few times every week. He urges others to follow his lead. They also called on Trump to forcefully denounce them or disavow their support. Fox News channel is widely regarded as a megaphone of the Republic Party, and Trump listed Fox News as one of his favorite news sources. (more...)
Hundreds March In Tucson After Deadly Weekend In Charlottesville Hundreds March In Tucson After Deadly Weekend In Charlottesville
- August 18, 2017

Members of the National Socialist Movement joined other white nationalist groups, including Heimbach's Traditionalist Worker Party, at a rally in Pikeville, Kentucky, in April. After repeated questioning, Bossert did say that he personally condemns "white supremacists and Nazi groups that espouse this sort of terrorism and exclusion". (more...)
Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores falls in Little League World Series opener Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores falls in Little League World Series opener
- August 18, 2017

The "Thundering 13" lived up to its name in its opening game of the Little League World Series on Thursday night. While Lufkin was hitting the ball deep easily, MI couldn't solve Ditsworth, who tossed a gem on the mound. Lufkin increased its lead to 5-0 in the third thanks to three home runs, all with two outs. Ross followed with another homer to left. In the first game at the famed Little League World Series, Michigan gave up four home runs, and mustered only two hits against the ... (more...)
Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific' Top US military leader warns North Korea conflict would be 'horrific'
- August 18, 2017

Gen Dunford agreed a military solution would be "horrific" but went on to say "what's unimaginable to me is not a military option". Tensions between the North and the United States had heightened amid exchanges of bellicose rhetoric between U.S. (more...)
Theresa May: There is 'a lot to be done' in Brexit negotiations Theresa May: There is 'a lot to be done' in Brexit negotiations
- August 18, 2017

Last month, the EU's top Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said talks on future relations had become less likely to start in October because of a lack of progress on the "divorce". Mrs May also reiterated that the free movement of European Union citizens will end amid reports that the Home Office is developing plans to ensure they are free to travel and live in Britain post-Brexit. (more...)
Neither bullets nor abuses can resolve Kashmir problem: Modi Neither bullets nor abuses can resolve Kashmir problem: Modi
- August 18, 2017

Only a handful of separatists, he said, were resorting to "various tactics" to create problems in the state. The government is committed to make Kashmir a paradise once again, the Prime Minister asserted. "When RBI is still counting then how has the prime minister come up with this Rs 3 lakh crore figure. Mr Modi has no idea about this concept about the truth of India", he criticised. (more...)
California man missing after Barcelona attack California man missing after Barcelona attack
- August 18, 2017

A driver had plowed through pedestrians on La Rambla, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100. The family has been trying to contact the United States consulate for information about Jared. "All of a sudden people started running in opposite directions of where everything was - everyone ran into a store". Hours after the van ramming, police shot dead five attackers wearing bomb belts in the popular seaside resort of Cambrils, around 60 miles southwest of Barcelona. (more...)
Top US general: North Korean nuclear attack is 'unimaginable' Top US general: North Korean nuclear attack is 'unimaginable'
- August 18, 2017

As U.S. and North Korean tensions have escalated since then, some diplomats predict the 15-member Security Council could soon negotiate on a ninth resolution. -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. Pyongyang conducted what it said were two successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July, further raising tensions after five nuclear tests. (more...)
China urges calm on North Korea standoff China urges calm on North Korea standoff
- August 18, 2017

As NPR's Elise Hu reports, for many, that reassurance was needed. She joins us now. ELISE HU, BYLINE: Guam's white sand beaches and stunning sunsets make this a flawless spot for a getaway, as the governor here, Eddie Calvo, often reminds people. (more...)
Guam residents issued Nth Korea attack advice Guam residents issued Nth Korea attack advice
- August 18, 2017

But Trump's comments did not appear to be backed by significant military mobilization on either side of the Pacific, and an important, quiet diplomatic channel remained open. By evening, after a briefing with top advisers and standing next to his secretary of state and United Nations ambassador, Trump suggested diplomacy could yet prevail. (more...)
Bihar govt to seek CBI probe into NGO scam Bihar govt to seek CBI probe into NGO scam
- August 18, 2017

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into alleged swindling of government money to the tune of over Rs 600 crore or more by Srijan, a Bhagalpur based non-governmental organisation (NGO). (more...)
China warns United States against 'trade war' China warns United States against 'trade war'
- August 18, 2017

Chunying added that China has always insisted that a trade war with the United States has no future. "If we continue to lose it, we're five years away, I think, ten years at the most, of hitting an inflection point from which we'll never be able to recover", Bannon said in response to a question. (more...)
China Nixes Military Option For North Korea
- August 18, 2017

On Monday, the US staged joint military exercises with Japan and would also hold similar exercises with the Republic of Korea in the region next week, which may antagonize the DPRK and undermine regional peace. "In close collaboration with our allies, there are strong military consequences if DPRK initiates hostilities", Mattis said, referring to an abbreviation of the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. (more...)
Osinbajo off to Rwanda for presidential inauguration Osinbajo off to Rwanda for presidential inauguration
- August 18, 2017

The swearing in is being attended by different heads of state such President Yoweri Museveni, Uhuru Kenyatta, Salva Kiir and Ethiopia's Prime Minister and former President Benjamin Mukapa. The dignitaries witnessed the swearing-in of Paul Kagame on Friday at the Amahoro National Stadium for his third term of office. Kagame said: "Currently Rwanda defines no one as its enemy". (more...)
Stolen samurai-wielding swordsman targets Taiwan Presidential Office Stolen samurai-wielding swordsman targets Taiwan Presidential Office
- August 18, 2017

The attack happen while Tsai Ing-wen, the island nation's leader, was still in the building, the news outlet added. She was informed of the incident but she was never in any danger. Asked what drove the man to launch the strike, Tsai Han-cheng (蔡漢政), head of the Jieshou police office affiliated with the Zhongzheng First Precinct of Taipei City Police Department, said that Lu claimed during interrogation that he wanted to "demonstrate my political position". (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms
- August 18, 2017

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. The good news is the weather will be turning nicer for the weeked and the National Weather Service says skies will be clear Monday for the solar eclipse. Today and tomorrow highs will be in the low 90s with the heat index approaching 100 both days. South wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. For Friday into the weekend typical August weather is expected with a chance for showers and thunderstorms each day with highs in the 90s and lows in the 70s. (more...)
Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo released on 'Hard Knocks' Buccaneers kicker Roberto Aguayo released on 'Hard Knocks'
- August 18, 2017

Folk wasn't the only one who struggled Thursday night. And the moment was caught on HBO's Hard Knocks , a series profiling preseason camp, as the former Florida State kicker was released after missing two field-goal attempts and an extra point in Tampa Bay's preseason game at Cincinnati. (more...)
DIY: Solar Eclipse Viewer Project DIY: Solar Eclipse Viewer Project
- August 18, 2017

You can still enjoy the eclipse indirectly. The tiny holes will project the sun's image and ask the eclipse happens, all of the holes will become crescent-shaped. Then when you are outside during the Total Solar Eclipse stand with the sun behind you and look into the hole without the foil. Look at the piece of card stock or paper that is on the ground during the eclipse. (more...)
Lufthansa in hurry to get Air Berlin deal off ground Lufthansa in hurry to get Air Berlin deal off ground
- August 18, 2017

The group would be ready to resume approximately 90 aircraft (about 140), including the 38 aircraft that it now leases, as well as the entire fleet (twenty units) of Niki, a subsidiary of austrian, Air Berlin, always according to the newspaper. (more...)
Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for North Korea Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for North Korea
- August 18, 2017

Tillerson said the United States wanted dialogue with Pyongyang, but only if it were meaningful. On the Japan-U.S. plan to relocate the operations of U.S. Kono called on the North's traditional ally and main trading partner, China, to take actions "to make North Korea change its behavior". He talked about purging rivals from the Defense and State departments to advance a more hawkish policy. (more...)
El cristinismo denuncia que el Gobierno El cristinismo denuncia que el Gobierno "manipuló" el conteo
- August 18, 2017

Al hablar a los seguidores de Cambiemos en el búnker montado en la ciudad de Buenos Aires , Bullrich dijo que, "de acá a octubre", cuando se celebren los comicios legislativos, los equipos de Cambiemos "caminarán toda la provincia" para escuchar a los ciudadanos. (more...)
Funeral arrangements set for state police pilots killed in helicopter crash Funeral arrangements set for state police pilots killed in helicopter crash
- August 18, 2017

Eye-witnesses claimed the vehicle had been deliberately driven into the crowd but there was no official confirmation of that and the exact nature of the incident was unclear. A suspect, named as James Alex Fields Jr, 20, of OH, was arrested on charges including second-degree murder, officials said. In the latest update on the tragic crash that killed Lt. (more...)
Trump Shuts Down 2 Advisory Councils Amid Charlottesville Criticism
- August 18, 2017

President Trump declared Wednesday he is disbanding two economic advisory panels, after a growing number of the corporate CEO's who sat on them made a decision to leave, in the wake of Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (more...)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Former IT Staffer Indicted On Four Felony Counts Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Former IT Staffer Indicted On Four Felony Counts
- August 18, 2017

The grand jury for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia made the decision nearly a month after Awan was arrested on bank fraud charges at an airport trying to fly to Pakistan in July. Awan, who worked for more than two dozen House Democrats, was paid almost $2 million since 2004. In total, since 2003, the family has collected almost $5 million. (more...)
Sen. McConnell: White supremacist, KKK, and neo-nazi groups not wanted in Ky Sen. McConnell: White supremacist, KKK, and neo-nazi groups not wanted in Ky
- August 18, 2017

Mitch McConnell is furious with the president, everyone. "We can have no tolerance for an ideology of racial hatred", the Hill quotes the Senate majority leader as saying. Sources close to McConnell say he waited a week to respond because of a contentious fight he was engaged in with the President over the future of health care in the United States. (more...)
Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Director Michael Gavin Isaacs Sells 68036 Shares Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) Director Michael Gavin Isaacs Sells 68036 Shares
- August 18, 2017

Teton Advisors Inc. reduced its position in shares of Scientific Games Corp (NASDAQ: SGMS ) by 6.7% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Jarislowsky Fraser holds 0.01% or 28,690 shares. Nantahala Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 1.19M shares. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/08/17/scientific-games-corp-sgms-raised-to-buy-at-zacks-investment-research-updated-updated-updated.html. (more...)
President Trump humiliates CNN's Jim Acosta during presser with a timely blow
- August 18, 2017

POTUS swaggered that it would not "bother me". "Not fake news . You're fake news ", Trump said , pointing at Acosta. "Not fake news . You're fake news ". Instead, he sort of squanders it and so I think that everybody's been grappling with what occurred on Saturday, and condemning Nazis and KKK members ought to be one of the easiest things that anyone can possibly do from the bully pulpit, yet it took a long time. (more...)
World of Tanks Gets Single-Player Campaign World of Tanks Gets Single-Player Campaign
- August 18, 2017

The multiplayer-focused free-to-play wargame World of Tanks will be expanding with a single-player campaign called " War Stories " in the coming months. Available from 22 August, the campaign, known as War Stories , will bring "the ultimate tanking experience", Wargaming said in a recent press release. (more...)
South Korea vows no war despite North's missile threat South Korea vows no war despite North's missile threat
- August 18, 2017

Last week it threatened to fire a salvo of rockets towards the USA territory of Guam - although it appears to have backed off for now - inspiring Trump to warn that Washington's weapons were "locked and loaded". North Korea claims it has successfully miniaturized a nuclear weapon. But Mr. Moon explained that he had a veto on any military action from Washington. (more...)

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