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Canadian killed in Barcelona attack was dad of police sergeant Canadian killed in Barcelona attack was dad of police sergeant
- August 20, 2017

Her letter thanks Good Samaritans for their "extraordinary acts of human kindness", including those who assisted her parents by rushing them to hospital. "He was desperately loved by us all and will be dearly missed". The identities and medical conditions of the four Canadians wounded in the attack have not been released. (more...)
NA speaker files reference against SC's Justice Asif Saeed Khosa NA speaker files reference against SC's Justice Asif Saeed Khosa
- August 20, 2017

Following a 'reference ' against Supreme Court's Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and the subsequent denial by National Assembly speaker's office, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has called for Ayaz Sadiq's immediate resignation. (more...)
Cloud cover could affect West Michigan's view of the solar eclipse Cloud cover could affect West Michigan's view of the solar eclipse
- August 20, 2017

Those puffy clouds could block the sun at times, but should not block out the eclipse viewing for an extended period. The computer models used to forecast weather conditions do not take into account the variation in temperature and the impact it will have because they use only historical data to predict conditions. (more...)
China launches its first digital China launches its first digital "cyber-court" to settle internet-related disputes
- August 20, 2017

In the first trial, judges were sworn in and the case was presented on a screen in the courtroom. Before establishing the court to specialise in hearing Internet disputes, some grassroots courts in Hangzhou , the home of many Chinese technology enterprise including Alibaba , ran a successful pilot programme of handling Internet-related cases in 2015. (more...)
Tennessee congressman introduces articles of impeachment against Trump Tennessee congressman introduces articles of impeachment against Trump
- August 20, 2017

On Saturday, white nationalists held a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest authorities' plans to remove a monument of Confederate Gen. That comes as the chairman of the Democratic National Committee is trolling his Republican National Committee counterpart, asking her to hold Trump accountable or risk becoming the party "that surrendered to a man who empowered neo-Nazis". (more...)
Mother of Charlottesville victim says she won't talk to Trump
- August 20, 2017

Trump on Thursday also lashed out at a frequent Republican critic, Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, and accused the media of distorting his views. Majorities of both parties - 53% of both Republicans and Democrats - say they can't imagine anything that would change their approval or disapproval of Trump , respectively. (more...)
Support for Trump impeachment grows to 40 percent Support for Trump impeachment grows to 40 percent
- August 20, 2017

Trump has come under fire by critics and even those in his own party for blaming "both sides" for the deadly violence surrounding the white nationalist rally in Virginia last week. Other Democrats have called for Trump's impeachment, with Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee), announcing Thursday that he planned to introduce more articles of impeachment in light of Trump's comments on Charlottesville. (more...)
South Korea's Moon: There Will Be No War On Korean Peninsula
- August 20, 2017

Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity", and that the United States should "think reasonably and judge properly" to avoid shaming itself, the news agency said. (more...)
Why Does a WWI General Merit a Trump Tweet? Why Does a WWI General Merit a Trump Tweet?
- August 20, 2017

Back in February of 2016, well before Trump had the Republican nomination, he told this tale at a rally in Charleston, South Carolina. Washington D.C. "You heard that, right?" However, they note the general did write in a memoir that he saw other commanding officers publicly burying Muslim insurgents in the same grave as a dead pig. (more...)
Charlottesville violence: Amid stream of resignations, Trump disbands Manufacturing Council Charlottesville violence: Amid stream of resignations, Trump disbands Manufacturing Council
- August 20, 2017

Eighty-three percent of Democrats and 53 percent of Independents said that Trump was off the mark in suggesting " both sides " are equally culpable in the violence in Virginia this weekend. "He's toxic!" Trump tweeted . Duke is a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan . Vice President Mike Pence, during a news conference in Chile Wednesday afternoon, said he stood by the president and referred to his previous comments on Sunday where he directly condemned the KKK and white ... (more...)
American killed, 1 injured in Spain attacks American killed, 1 injured in Spain attacks
- August 20, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is sending condolences to the families and victims of the attack in Barcelona and has offered US assistance to authorities in Spain. Meanwhile French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that 28 French people were wounded in the terrorist attacks which happened in the Catalonia region of Spain on Thursday, of which eight are in serious condition, Xinhua news agency reported. (more...)
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) Shares Sold by Tealwood Asset Management Inc
- August 20, 2017

British Columbia Investment Management Corp raised its stake in shares of Fiserv by 6.3% in the first quarter. It has outperformed by 37.51% the S&P500. Gofen And Glossberg Llc Il owns 92,766 shares. Since February 21, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $1.23 million activity. (more...)
GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open GOP doubts and anxieties about Trump burst into the open
- August 20, 2017

Americans accustomed constitutionally and politically to civilian leadership now find themselves relying on three current and former generals - John Kelly, the new White House chief of staff; H. "Within companies, there's a high level of alert on the public outrage", said Ben Wikler, the Washington director of MoveOn.org, a progressive advocacy group. (more...)
Straus at center of sudden end to the special session Straus at center of sudden end to the special session
- August 20, 2017

While on WBAP, Abbot said the Speaker made it clear what he thought about legislation like the bathroom bill . And there was Straus' personal and public guarantee that he would never let legislation pre-empting the ability of localities to create their own transgender-friendly bathroom policies get to the floor. (more...)
Odd disease: Kogi govt denies death of 62 people Odd disease: Kogi govt denies death of 62 people
- August 20, 2017

Recall that there were rumours that a odd disease, had claimed scores of lives in Oro-Ago, Ifelodun local government area of the state. He said "Honestly, we have chose to carry out the ideal findings, so that we can come up with the actual figure of deaths". (more...)
Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen
- August 20, 2017

The study found 502 Yemeni children were killed and 838 wounded in total in attacks. "(We are concerned by) the increasing impact on the civilian population, particularly in terms of civilian casualties, fresh displacement and deteriorating conditions", said Shabia Mantoo, UNHCR spokesperson for Yemen . (more...)
Scuffle in Aurangabad civic body over Vande Mataram Scuffle in Aurangabad civic body over Vande Mataram
- August 20, 2017

The AIMIM is the largest Opposition party with 25 corporators while the ruling Shiv Sena has 29 and the BJP 22 in the municipal corporation. Some corporators then entered the well and shouted slogans before the mayor. The AIMIM was quick to distance itself from Saturday's incident. Imtiyaz Jail, MIM MLA from the city, confirmed that one of his party corporators erred in dishonouring the national song. (more...)
Weeks before the start of school, Governor Malloy announces education cuts Weeks before the start of school, Governor Malloy announces education cuts
- August 20, 2017

The 54 non-alliance towns with a greater reliance on state funding, above the 22.24 percent statewide average, will receive a portion their Fiscal Year 17 ECS grant, and the 85 municipalities that have a lower reliance on state funding will receive no ECS grant. (more...)
Aston Martin DBR1 Sets New Auction Record for British Car at $22550000 Aston Martin DBR1 Sets New Auction Record for British Car at $22550000
- August 20, 2017

The record price was set at RM Sotheby's classic auto auction in Monterey, California Friday. After a bidding war, the Aston Martin DBR1 was claimed by an unidentified buyer who called in a bid over the phone. It is also now the seventh most valuable vehicle ever sold publicly - with only five Ferraris and one Mercedes fetching more. The auction house said the auto remains in pristine condition, and includes a replica of the original DBR1 engine. (more...)
Insider Trading at Western Digital Corporation?
- August 20, 2017

Hologic Inc now has $10.50B valuation. Cornerstone Financial Partners has an ownership of 23,681 stocks of the information storage provider's shares valued at $1,963,000 after scooping up an extra 19,358 stocks in the previous period. Therefore 100% are positive. Bank of America Corporation raised Western Digital Corporation from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. (more...)
Crews Search For Two Fishermen Off Fairfield
- August 20, 2017

Diver units found the two men, Jose Cruz and Victor Alfonso -Paulino, around 3:32 p.m. "Long Island Sound can be very inviting at low tide, but it can turn very quickly", MacNamara said. Authorities say at least one other person was also swept into the water, but was rescued by the Fairfield Fire Department. Fairfield Fire and Rescue officials recovered the bodies of 2 fishermen who went missing on Saturday morning on Penfield Reef in Fairfield, Fairfield Police Lieutenant James Perez ... (more...)
Mandatory evacuation issued for Yosemite's Wawona as South Fork Fire threatens Mandatory evacuation issued for Yosemite's Wawona as South Fork Fire threatens
- August 20, 2017

Crews fighting a fire in Yosemite National Park are attempting to guide the flames deeper into the wilderness and away from a small community. The South Fork Fire, near the South Fork of the Merced River, has burned more than 2,900 acres since August 13 and is only 10 percent contained, a fire official said Saturday. (more...)
The Organizer Of The Charlottesville Rally Called Heather Heyer's Death The Organizer Of The Charlottesville Rally Called Heather Heyer's Death "Payback"
- August 20, 2017

Spencer slammed Kessler after a tweet appeared on the far-right blogger's Twitter account insulting Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer . "Communists have killed 94 million", he tweeted Friday. "Payback" is a morally reprehensible idea", Spencer tweeted . Tim Gionet, better known as Baked Alaska, tweeted, "This is terribly wrong and vile". (more...)
Dodgers activate Adrian Gonzalez from 60-day disabled list Dodgers activate Adrian Gonzalez from 60-day disabled list
- August 20, 2017

Gonzalez has been sidelined for about 10 weeks, thanks to a lumbar disc herniation in his back. Fulmer had retired the first two batters of the seventh inning, when third baseman Nicholas Castellanos lost track of a pop-up. I just tried to walk it off and finish that inning. The Tigers have a day off Monday and won't need a fifth starter until next Saturday, but Ausmus said he hasn't determined who that starter will be. (more...)
Stephen Hawking spars with Jeremy Hunt over NHS Stephen Hawking spars with Jeremy Hunt over NHS
- August 20, 2017

Hawking argues changes in the NHS could end up being harmful to people in the country. Labour may have set up the NHS in 1948 but to thrive today it is a Conservative vision that is needed. Physicist Stephen Hawking has criticised the British government for causing a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS), saying it had to be protected from becoming a profit-making USA -style system. (more...)
Springboks dispatch Argentina in opener Springboks dispatch Argentina in opener
- August 20, 2017

The 20-year-old, who displayed maturity beyond his years for the Sharks in Super Rugby, has a debut against Argentina at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday. It took Argentina 27 minutes to reach the South African "22" and nearly immediately Sanchez had a chance to score, but missed a kickable penalty attempt. (more...)
Missouri Senate Ready To Expel Lawmaker Who Threatened Trump's Life Missouri Senate Ready To Expel Lawmaker Who Threatened Trump's Life
- August 20, 2017

Stephen Webber, chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party, said: "State Senator Chappelle-Nadal's comments are indefensible". She said she posted the comment out of frustration with Trump's statements about recent events in Charlottesville, Va., where an alleged white supremacist drove his vehicle into a crowd near the city's downtown mall, killing a 32-year-old woman. (more...)
Trump cancels two of his business councils after they all quit Trump cancels two of his business councils after they all quit
- August 20, 2017

JPMorgan Chase & Co. chief Jamie Dimon said the economic advisory council, known formally as the Strategic and Policy Forum , had already chose to end on its own. But the events in Charlottesville appear to have raised the political costs of working with the president. "The cost to corporate brands rises each day that they continue to align themselves with Trump". (more...)
Trump Disbands Business Advisory Council as CEOs Flee
- August 20, 2017

The panel included business leaders as well. Trump's tweet came shortly after. His Tweet read as follows: "Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both". He criticized Merck's Frazier Monday for "high drug prices" and "taking jobs out of the U.S". "The council itself is totally ineffective". The next morning, he told Schwarzman he was out. (more...)
120 injured as storm strikes Austrian firefighter festival 120 injured as storm strikes Austrian firefighter festival
- August 20, 2017

Two people were injured in Salzburg (west) in the collapse of a scaffold while falling trees or theft of objects have led to many auto accidents or blocked rail lines. The storm struck suddenly at about 10.30pm local time last night sending hundreds of revellers fleeing for their lives. About 150 rescue personnel responded to the incident, which left debris strewn across a large area, according to photographs of the scene. (more...)

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