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Lee falls, will George Washington be next? Lee falls, will George Washington be next?
- August 19, 2017

Slavery was so deeply entrenched in the economy that it touched almost everyone who lived before the Civil War , even those who did not own a slave. But even then, they reflect a profound misunderstanding of the nature of the Confederacy as a project - and of the difference between commemorating its leaders compared to America's Founding Fathers. (more...)
Passenger train derails in India, killing at least 23 Passenger train derails in India, killing at least 23
- August 19, 2017

The train was the Kalinga-Utkal Express, which connects the Hindu holy city of Haridwar with the temple town of Puri, in the eastern state of Orissa. Sub-Divisional Magistrate told NDTV that about 50 people have been rescued so far. "Around six coaches of the train derailed from the track and one of the derailed coach hit a house", the official said. A 2012 government report said nearly 15,000 people were killed every year on India's railways and described the loss of life as an annual ... (more...)
Trump on North Korea: Maybe 'fire and fury' comment 'wasn't tough enough' Trump on North Korea: Maybe 'fire and fury' comment 'wasn't tough enough'
- August 19, 2017

According to a statement from China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Xi told Trump in a call between the two leaders Saturday all "relevant parties parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that would escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula". (more...)
Solar eclipse weather forecast turns cloudy Solar eclipse weather forecast turns cloudy
- August 19, 2017

The solar eclipse Monday has gotten a lot of attention. "If clouds block the eclipse itself, but there are still other areas of clear sky, viewers may see something similar to a horizon-stretching sunrise and sunset look to the sky, resulting in some good color and picture potential", Moritz said. (more...)
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc
- August 19, 2017

Miles Capital Inc. purchased a new stake in The Hain Celestial Group during the second quarter valued at approximately $201,000. HAIN has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it is bestowing negative returns of -0.09% in last five regular trading sessions. (more...)
Guam, Japan prepare for possible missile launch from North Korea Guam, Japan prepare for possible missile launch from North Korea
- August 19, 2017

Meanwhile, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Saturday to do "everything, to the best of my ability", to protect his nation's people as tensions escalate over North Korea's plans to send missiles over Japan toward Guam. "Let's see what he does with Guam", Trump said in apparent reference to Kim. North Korea has always denied any wrongdoing. Washington has previously said it will consider talks with Pyongyang if it agrees to give up its nuclear weapons program, a pre-condition ... (more...)
Video Shows Clashes Of Indian, Chinese Soldiers At Ladakh Video Shows Clashes Of Indian, Chinese Soldiers At Ladakh
- August 19, 2017

The "incident" allegedly took place on Independence Day , when a number of Chinese troops entered Indian Territory and started stone-pelting. "There was a minor incident". India, a close ally of Bhutan, then deployed troops to stop the construction project, prompting Beijing to accuse India of trespassing on Chinese soil. (more...)
Looking into reports of missing British child in Spain attack: May Looking into reports of missing British child in Spain attack: May
- August 19, 2017

But we found out about an hour later that his 7-year-old son was with her, he's missing and we haven't heard anything since. "Our thoughts are with the victims of these awful attacks and the people of Spain", a spokeswoman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London told AAP. (more...)
Thousands march in Boston for protests a week after deadly demonstration Thousands march in Boston for protests a week after deadly demonstration
- August 19, 2017

Activists say that the rally being held by the Boston Free Speech Coalition is giving a platform to people who promote racists and white nationalist ideas. Boston's rally is the first potentially large and racially charged gathering in a major US city since a vehicle plowed into counter-demonstrators in Charlottesville, killing a woman and injuring many others. (more...)
Excessive heat through weekend Excessive heat through weekend
- August 19, 2017

Chance of precipitation is 20%. With only a few isolated/scattered showers expected today , the heat will become a priority. Friday night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 55. A surface front will approach then stalls early Saturday and will try to trigger scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. THURSDAY: Mostly to partly cloudy. (more...)
Death toll of cows rises to 45 in Sagun Gaushala Death toll of cows rises to 45 in Sagun Gaushala
- August 19, 2017

Deaths of 30 cows due to starvation have so far been confirmed officially. Verma has said that the Chhattisgarh state government did not provide money for the shelter which he had been demanding for two years. But the BJP leader in his defence has raised finger at Raman Singh government, which was giving aide to the Shagun Gaushala . Sahu added that Harish hardly fed the cattle's as most of the cows were looking pale and the Gaushala was hardly cleaned and it stinks badly. (more...)
Two Jacksonville officers stable after being shot Friday night Two Jacksonville officers stable after being shot Friday night
- August 19, 2017

We've also learned a 19-month-old baby was in another room in the home. According to the Sheriff, seven officers arrived at the home and as they planned an approach they witnessed a man and woman out front in an argument. This was Fox's second officer-involved shooting. Fox was shot in the hands and Jerrell suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach, under his protective vest. (more...)
Indore: Man punches, kicks woman at gym; CCTV captures entire incident Indore: Man punches, kicks woman at gym; CCTV captures entire incident
- August 19, 2017

A couple of people are seen restraining the man from assaulting the woman and then later helping her. In the video, the man can be seen getting ready for his workout while another man adjusts his weights. The woman bends down holding her head with one hand while reaching out to hold the machines for support with other. The incident was captured on the CCTV cameras and a case has been registered against the accused. (more...)
Paul police discover possible pipe bomb inside suspect's vehicle Paul police discover possible pipe bomb inside suspect's vehicle
- August 19, 2017

Police took the device from a vehicle near the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Lane Place in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood. Officers closed access to the area and evacuated homes surrounding the auto. The two men inside were arrested. In the trunk, they found what may have been a pipe bomb. The bomb squad was called to pick up the device. The two suspects were taken into custody, and the scene was cleared. (more...)
Twitter reacts to Mduduzi Manana's resignation Twitter reacts to Mduduzi Manana's resignation
- August 19, 2017

Manana says his resignation will give him the space to focus on the pending legal proceedings. The news about the assault has prompted calls for Manana to resign. Manana's resignation comes in the wake of him facing charges for hitting two women at Cubana Lounge in Fourways. She allegedly called Manana gay and he called this a provocation to attack the woman. (more...)
20 killed, 40 injured as Kalinga Utkal Express derails in UP 20 killed, 40 injured as Kalinga Utkal Express derails in UP
- August 19, 2017

The train with number of 18477 had left Puri on Thursday night and was scheduled to reach Haridwar at 9 pm tonight, sources in the East Coast Railway (ECoR) said. Soon after the derailment, Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu said he was personally monitoring the situation and a probe has been ordered. He also said he is in constant touch with the UP chief minister. (more...)
The President Is Sad That Confederate Statues Are Being Removed The President Is Sad That Confederate Statues Are Being Removed
- August 19, 2017

And then in a burst of tweets on Thursday he renewed his criticism of efforts to remove memorials and tributes to the Civil War Confederacy. "You can't change history, but you can learn from it", Trump wrote on Twitter. Few top Republican officeholders want to defend the president in the midst of an escalating political crisis, yet they are unwilling to declare all-out opposition to him and risk alienating his loyalists. (more...)
White House disbands another advisory council White House disbands another advisory council
- August 19, 2017

Trump had informally tapped NY real estate developers Richard LeFrak and Steven Roth to lead his infrastructure panel, according to Bloomberg . Trump said he dissolved the American Manufacturing Council and the Strategic and Policy Forum "rather than putting pressure" on its members, although both groups were moving to disband on their own when Trump made his announcement on Twitter. (more...)
Stock in the Trader's Focus-: Banco Santander, SA Stock in the Trader's Focus-: Banco Santander, SA
- August 19, 2017

The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 2.20. Banco Santander, now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $16.63. The stock grabbed 24 new institutional investments totaling 4,994,401 shares while 17 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,264,538 shares. (more...)
North Korea Is Approaching 'Red Line', Moon Says North Korea Is Approaching 'Red Line', Moon Says
- August 19, 2017

Joint Chiefs of Staff , said in Beijing that there was "no question" that South Korea would be consulted before any possible military action was taken on the Korean Peninsula. "And the North is nearing that red line". Donald Trump is running out of patience with North Korea. "I really don't see a unified message". "The south authorities' utterances about improving intra-Korean ties turned out to be nothing but hypocrisy", it said. (more...)
Republican senator Graham says Trump's race remarks dividing US Republican senator Graham says Trump's race remarks dividing US
- August 19, 2017

Lindsey Graham and the media. "Such a disgusting lie", Trump continued. "History is watching us all", added Graham, who has been one of the few Republican lawmakers to directly denounce Trump's equivocation earlier this week between white supremacists and those who were protesting them in Charlottesville. (more...)
US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea US, Japan step up defense cooperation to counter North Korea
- August 19, 2017

McMaster, in an earlier interview broadcast on MSNBC, said that Pyongyang's possession of nuclear weapons capable of attacking the United States was "intolerable, from the president's perspective" and that military options for eliminating that threat were being provided. (more...)
Woman escapes terror attack at Barcelona after London, Paris Woman escapes terror attack at Barcelona after London, Paris
- August 19, 2017

She had been on the Tube in London at the time of the London Bridge attack in June and was at Notre Dame in the same month in Paris when a police man was stabbed. Julia had been browsing T-shirts with a friend in the Catalonian capital, when she saw people "running" and "considerable panic" suddenly erupted around her. (more...)
'We're The Heirs': Poes Garden Memorial Plan Rattles J Jayalalithaa's Family 'We're The Heirs': Poes Garden Memorial Plan Rattles J Jayalalithaa's Family
- August 19, 2017

Over the past few months, the EPS and OPS camps have been in talks for a reunion and among the demands of the rebels was an investigation into Jayalalithaa's death and a memorial at her home. "I am legal heir to the property by a probated will of my grandma Mrs Sandhya (Jayalalithaa's mother)". Jayakumar has tried to stake claim to her aunt's political legacy. (more...)
Japan agrees to ramp up defense commitments on North Korea Japan agrees to ramp up defense commitments on North Korea
- August 19, 2017

Meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Friday, as part of his ongoing tour of Asia, Dunford said: "The nature of our bilateral relationship, particularly at the military level, is rock solid". Tillerson has not ruled out the possibility of holding talks with Pyongyang. General Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, held talks with his Japanese counterpart at the defence ministry in Tokyo, wrapping up a regional tour during heightened tensions with North Korea. (more...)
US, South Korean defense chiefs to meet this month: Pentagon US, South Korean defense chiefs to meet this month: Pentagon
- August 19, 2017

Japan frequently demands - and receives - United States reassurances over its commitment to defend its ally. Last week Trump made clear he is not backing down from his threats to punish North Korea . "This kind of threat has to be backed by a strong military effect if North Korea chooses wrongly", Tillerson added. "There are other countries in the region that have a far greater stake geographically, politically and economically with North Korea than the United States does". (more...)
Solar eclipse 2017: An infographic Solar eclipse 2017: An infographic
- August 19, 2017

We can only see lunar eclipses during a full moon. No places in Colorado will have 100 percent of the sun concealed. The path of totality will sweep across North America in approximately 90 mins, crossing Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois , Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. (more...)
Grandad makes impassioned plea for his grandson, 7, missing in Barcelona attack Grandad makes impassioned plea for his grandson, 7, missing in Barcelona attack
- August 19, 2017

The mother and son were in Spain for a wedding when they became separated. The family used to live in Chiddingstone but has since moved to Sydney, Australia. We have found Jom (his Mum, my cousin-in-law) and she is in a serious but stable condition in hospital. There are thought to be victims from at least 24 countries including Britain, Ireland, Argentina, Australia, China, Belgium, Cuba, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, the Netherlands, Peru, Romania, Spain, the United ... (more...)
United States and Japan agree to cooperate on matter of North Korea United States and Japan agree to cooperate on matter of North Korea
- August 19, 2017

Japan's multitier ballistic missile defense system also includes the Air Self-Defense Force's Patriot Advanced Capability-3 surface-to-air guided interceptors, which will deter missiles if SM-3 interceptors fail to stop the attack. Guterres spoke by telephone with Deputy Ambassador Kim In Ryong on Tuesday, the North Korean mission to the United Nations said in a statement on Thursday. (more...)
South Korea pledges 'no war on Korean peninsula'
- August 19, 2017

Tiger Han, a student in Beijing, said both sides are equally to blame, with the US seeking to maintain its influence in the region. "To me, the economic war with China is everything. Although the USA and South Korean militaries would respond quickly, the initial volleys could cause significant damage and panic. However, he emphasized that any solution "must begin with a nuclear freeze", and " North Korea must stop additional nuclear and missile provocations". (more...)

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