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Medaria Arradondo confirmed as Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo confirmed as Minneapolis police chief
- August 18, 2017

He will serve out the rest of Harteau's term, which runs through January 2019. Arradondo, who joined the department 28 years ago, had served as acting chief since the resignation in July of Janeé Harteau. "We have to set clear measurable objectives and move past platitudes", she said. While several council members said they would consider an outside candidate to fill Harteau's post, Arradondo's nomination sailed through two council committees with enthusiastic community support. (more...)
2 police officers injured in south St. Louis crash 2 police officers injured in south St. Louis crash
- August 18, 2017

Police say officers were conducting an undercover investigation when the suspect drove off. The officers were taken to the hospital and listed in stable condition. Friday in south St. Louis, and it wasn't immediately clear if the police vehicle was struck accidentally or on goal. Authorities say they found two guns and suspected drugs in the suspect's auto. (more...)
Allenstown murderer Bob Evans's true name is revealed Allenstown murderer Bob Evans's true name is revealed
- August 18, 2017

With the help of DNA evidence, the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office has now tied Rasmussen to those bodies. When an elderly couple mentioned to him that they desperately wanted a child, he offered up his daughter for a "two-week trial period", then disappeared. (more...)
Why is seeing a solar eclipse so special? Why is seeing a solar eclipse so special?
- August 18, 2017

Those in this zone will see the eclipse in its totality (i.e., when the moon appears to cover the sun). "The eclipse was causing the cows to moo more than usually, as if synchronized with totality", he said. Simply use a pushpin to punch a small hole in a sheet of cardboard, he said, and hold the sheet toward the sun, aiming the hole at a sheet of paper. Hanna Johnson sporting the solar eclipse glasses needed to observe the event safely. (more...)
Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powers Pro-government assembly in Venezuela takes congress' powers
- August 18, 2017

Venezuelan intelligence officers raided the home of the former attorney general, who was sacked this month after she broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, while her replacement urged the arrest of her lawmaker husband. "The question is whether this is the peace he's looking for: creating a law that gives him and his obedient supreme court judiciary powers to lock up dissidents for 25 years", Tamara Taraciuk, head Venezuela researcher for Human Rights Watch, said in a Wednesday telephone ... (more...)
Trump should resign, says Al Gore Trump should resign, says Al Gore
- August 18, 2017

Gore made the comments in a climate change video he made with LADbible , an entertainment website, ahead of the release of his new film An Inconvenient Sequel: A Truth to Power . He has promoted Cabinet members like Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt and Energy Department head Rick Perry who do not believe human action is a primary cause of global warming and withdrawn the United States from the Paris Agreement, a global accord signed by almost 200 countries to lower ... (more...)
We are all recipients of God's grace through Jesus We are all recipients of God's grace through Jesus
- August 18, 2017

What follows is a string of questions to justify that we can not give thanks always. We will call white supremacy what it is: sin. It would be a salutary help toward humility if we let the account of the Canaanite woman remind us that if we have found healing in the house of Jesus, it is only because we are foreigners who have been allowed to come in from the outside. (more...)
Kimco Realty Corporation (KIM): Some of the key technical areas
- August 18, 2017

SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has risen 11.23% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. A key indicator that can help investors determine if a stock might be a quality investment is the Return on Equity or ROE. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh reported 0.42% of its portfolio in Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O). In terms of relative volume, these shares are trading at 2.07x their normal volume. (more...)
Ex-hurricane Gert and it's effect on our weekend weather Ex-hurricane Gert and it's effect on our weekend weather
- August 18, 2017

Tonight, showers will be scattered, with lowest temperatures between 9 to 12 degrees Celsius. It will be breezy for a time tomorrow, Saturday, but will be the best day of the weekend, bringing a lot of dry weather, mixed with cloud and sunny spells. (more...)
Punjab police and ATS arrested two operatives of banned terrror
- August 18, 2017

Jaswant is a close associate of Jagtar Singh Hawara, former BKI India chief arrested for assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh. Balwant Singh was arrested from a Gurudwara on Nadan Mahal road on Wednesday evening. In Chandigarh, a Punjab police spokesperson said Kala had masterminded the targeted killings of Paras Mani, a religious leader and head of Dera Baba Farid, at Khukhrana village of Moga in 2014; and of Gurdev Singh, a Dera Sacha Sauda follower, in Burj Jawahar ... (more...)
Penn State, Franklin agree on contract extension Penn State, Franklin agree on contract extension
- August 18, 2017

According to Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports, Franklin has signed a 6-year deal worth an average of $5.8 million per year. With Franklin's new deal, three of the six highest-paid coaches in college football are in the Big Ten East (with Ohio State's Urban Meyer and Michigan's Jim Harbaugh being the others). (more...)
United States and South Korea to Conduct Military Exercises on August 21-31
- August 18, 2017

Chung also said he is unequivocally opposed to the withdrawal of US forces from the Korean peninsula. The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian drills have taken place every two years and will kick off just as the USA prepares for a total solar eclipse that will track across the entire country. (more...)
North Korea Targets US Capitol in Latest Propaganda Posters
- August 18, 2017

In describing the posters, North Korean media emphasize that the scenarios depicted represent the people's will to "bring a final victory in the confrontation with the US the moment the USA reckless attempt at preemptive strike is detected". (more...)
Chase The 2017 Solar Eclipse Live With Twitter Chase The 2017 Solar Eclipse Live With Twitter
- August 18, 2017

While Staten Island is not in the path of totality during the total solar eclipse on Monday , a partial eclipse will still be visible from the borough - but just how much we will see is dependent on the weather. Among the coverage plans, KGW intends to have a crew on a plane over the Pacific Ocean to film views of the eclipse; KTVB will produce a 2-hour television special; and KSDK will be live in Carbondale, Illinois, at a NASA official viewing location. (more...)
Cleveland Clinic Reverses Decision To Hold Fundraiser At Trump Resort Cleveland Clinic Reverses Decision To Hold Fundraiser At Trump Resort
- August 18, 2017

A hospital whose guiding principal is "putting the patient's needs first" shouldn't be putting money in the pocket of a president trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act , cut funding for medical research and block certain foreign doctors from training here. (more...)
China, US to further improve military ties
- August 18, 2017

Dunford says: " As long as the threat in North Korea exists we need to maintain a high state of readiness to respond to that threat ". He told reporters that Pentagon leaders had a military solution for Pyongyang in place. US officials say they've attempted to use it, but that the Chinese side has never answered their requests. "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" "Official military talks with the U.S. (more...)
China signs deals with 69 entities under Belt and Road China signs deals with 69 entities under Belt and Road
- August 18, 2017

Countries along the routes account for 43 per cent of the world's population. As many as 69 countries and organisations have officially signed up to China's "Belt and Road" trade and investment initiative, the country's top economic planner said on Thursday. (more...)
Six Flags Over Texas 86's Confederate Flag Amid Uproar Six Flags Over Texas 86's Confederate Flag Amid Uproar
- August 18, 2017

In light of a recent efforts to remove Confederate symbols from American cities, Six Flags has made a decision to stop flying the Confederate flag, as well as other historic flags, at its theme parks. Park officials told TMZ it felt park patrons were "astute enough to know the difference" between the Confederate States of America flag and the Confederate Battle flag, which is commonly associated with white supremacy. (more...)
Another Turnbull government minister has dual citizenship - but won't stand aside
- August 18, 2017

Australia's constitution bans dual citizens from parliament on the basis that lawmakers should be loyal exclusively to the country in which they were elected. Fiona Nash in parliament yesterday. This would be the second resort within 18 months to the anti-democratic powers held by the Queen's representative, after Turnbull a year ago asked the governor-general to prorogue the parliament to pave the way for a double dissolution election of both houses. (more...)
Two teens die after Amtrak train slams into vehicle at railroad crossing Two teens die after Amtrak train slams into vehicle at railroad crossing
- August 18, 2017

Investigators are not releasing any names yet. The collision happened near south Folsom and west South Street. Two teen-age boys died when an Amtrak train crashed into their vehicle at a railroad crossing in southwestern Lincoln. Police described the probe into the crash as a joint investigation that includes Amtrak and BNSF Railroad officials. Counselors were available for students at both schools Friday. (more...)
40% of Americans now say they want Trump impeached 40% of Americans now say they want Trump impeached
- August 18, 2017

Cohen represents Tennessee's 9th District, which includes most of Memphis. " President Trump has failed the presidential test of moral leadership". Meanwhile, Rep. Brad Sherman of the Democrats has earlier moved an impeachment article against the President, accusing him of obstruction of justice and interfering with the ongoing federal investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. (more...)
Vietnamese-American Arrested For Destroying Confederate Statue in North Carolina Vietnamese-American Arrested For Destroying Confederate Statue in North Carolina
- August 18, 2017

Police have blocked the road in front of the old Durham County Courthouse at 201 E. Main St. ahead of a rumored white supremacist protest, reported WRAL.com , which is following the demonstrations with a live report. They - along with Takiyah Thompson, Ngoc Loan Tran, Dante Strobino and Peter Gilbert - face charges that include felony rioting and defacing a public monument. (more...)
Charlottesville Mayor Signer Delays 'Major Announcement' Charlottesville Mayor Signer Delays 'Major Announcement'
- August 18, 2017

The mayor announced Thursday, August 17, that he would be speaking about, "the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, the legacy of Heather Heyer , and the public safety of future public events" at CitySpace around noon Friday, August 18. (more...)
Hope Hicks To Be Next White House Communications Director Hope Hicks To Be Next White House Communications Director
- August 18, 2017

She's a member of the Trump family inner circle, serving as spokesperson for Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Trump Organization. New White House chief of staff John Kelly fired Scaramucci last month in the wake of fallout from his disastrous phone interview with The New Yorker . (more...)
Guam issues fact sheets preparing residents for a nuclear attack Guam issues fact sheets preparing residents for a nuclear attack
- August 18, 2017

Still, even if it has, North Korea faces additional hurdles before it would be able to launch a nuclear attack on the United States, among them ensuring that a warhead could survive the ravages of re-entry through the atmosphere. He added, "We will see what happens". It is not possible to blast Kim Jong-Un's totalitarian dystopia with fire and fury the likes of which the world has never seen without causing severe collateral damage to South Korea . (more...)
Markets more serious over recent North Korea tensions than in past Markets more serious over recent North Korea tensions than in past
- August 18, 2017

The Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman told South Korean President Moon Jae-in of the preparations during a 50-minute meeting on Monday , according to a U.S. This led Trump to tweet Wednesday that Kim had "made a very wise and well reasoned decision". The visit comes after a week in which North Korea's Kim Jong-Un and the US leader exchanged threats. (more...)
Brandon Banks sentenced to 15 years in Vanderbilt rape trial Brandon Banks sentenced to 15 years in Vanderbilt rape trial
- August 18, 2017

Barchenger reported in June, after Banks' conviction was announced, the victim was "unconscious when he [Banks] and another football player carried her into a dorm where juries have said two men, including Brandon Banks , raped her". Banks testified he was bullied into participating. Prosecutors dismissed the claim as an excuse made up because there was video evidence. He has plead not guilty and is awaiting trial. (more...)
Australian woman survives three terrorist attacks in three months Australian woman survives three terrorist attacks in three months
- August 18, 2017

It was the third time Monaco, who is travelling around Europe this summer, found herself caught up in a terror attack. She had also been out with friends in London the night three knifemen rampaged through Borough Market killing eight, and in Paris the day a police officer was stabbed outside Notre Dame . (more...)
Theresa May drafts new plans to exit the EU Theresa May drafts new plans to exit the EU
- August 18, 2017

In London, Brexit secretary David Davis said London and Dublin were clear that protecting the Belfast Agreement in Brexit negotiations and ensuring that the land border is as seamless as possible for people and businesses was a priority. (more...)
Court docs: Teen was driving 107 miles per hour when she crashed, killing two children Court docs: Teen was driving 107 miles per hour when she crashed, killing two children
- August 18, 2017

Two sisters, 17-year-old Haleigh Fullerton and 9-year-old Callie Fullerton, were watching TV in the living room when a vehicle crashed into the house at 80 miles per hour. A urine screen showed that Sierra tested positive for opiates, and detectives determined she was driving 107 miles per hour at the time of the crash, according to findings of the investigation, which were cited in a probable cause affidavit. (more...)

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