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Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll: HC issues notice to EC, Ahmed Patel Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll: HC issues notice to EC, Ahmed Patel
- August 21, 2017

Gujarat High Court has asked Ahmed Patel and Election Commission to file a reply by September 21. Congress leader Ahmed Patel arrives at the Parliament House in New Delhi. Congress' polling agent Shaktisinh Gohil had lodged a complaint before the counting began, saying the two MLAs showed their ballots to BJP representatives before putting them in the ballot box. (more...)
Certified Aussie Legend Paul Kelly To Head Out On Tour This November Certified Aussie Legend Paul Kelly To Head Out On Tour This November
- August 21, 2017

His new album Life is Fine debuted in top spot, edging out Ed Sheeran from the No.1 position. Australian singer/songwriter, Paul Kelly has finally made it to No.1. Kelly's first album with his band the Dots was Talk in 1981 and since then he's recorded consistently and toured here and overseas. Kelly has also rounded-up an impressive line-up of special guests to support along the tour with Steve Earle and Middle Kids supporting the legs from Brisbane to Perth; Sahara Beck ... (more...)
South African Court Grants Rhino Rancher Permission to Auction Horns South African Court Grants Rhino Rancher Permission to Auction Horns
- August 21, 2017

The world " s largest rhino breeder, South African John Hume, was authorized today by a South African Court to hold an online sale of 264 rhino horns. Harvesting rhino horns isn't harmful to the animals, and worldwide trade is needed to adequately control poaching, said Hume. These include the draft regulations to regulate and control the domestic trade in rhino horn; the prohibition of the intentional powdering or shaving of rhino horn and the domestic sale and export thereof; and the listing ... (more...)
How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons? How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons?
- August 21, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has developed atomic bombs and may be close to placing them upon intercontinental ballistic missiles that could target USA treaty allies South Korea and Japan as well as American targets in the Pacific, and, possibly, the homeland. (more...)
Kidero out as Sonko officially takes over City Hall Kidero out as Sonko officially takes over City Hall
- August 21, 2017

According to a letter sent to the office of the governor, Nairobi City County, the residents claim that the owners of the two businesses that have been erected at the junction of Kitisuru-Peponi Road around two months ago are unknown and pose a threat to the area. (more...)
Diebold Nixdorf Incorporated (DBD) Sees New 52-Week Low
- August 21, 2017

The stock declined 0.89% or $0.18 reaching $19.42 on the news. About shares traded. Diebold Nixdorf Inc (NYSE: DBD ) has risen 12.54% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. As per Friday, March 11, the company rating was downgraded by Drexel Hamilton. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, September 26 by JP Morgan. (more...)
Remembering the comedy and activism of Dick Gregory Remembering the comedy and activism of Dick Gregory
- August 21, 2017

Gregory accomplished more than most even dream of: he was one of the first black comedians to appeal to white audiences and he was the first black comedian to get interviewed on late night. Louis native came to Carbondale on a track scholarship. He was a nationally recognized athlete and in 1953 became the first black student-athlete named outstanding athlete of the year. (more...)
Daniel Craig to cut back on stunts for the new Bond movie Daniel Craig to cut back on stunts for the new Bond movie
- August 21, 2017

He confirmed earlier this week that he would be returning to his thrilling 007 role. "It's just all very personal decisions to be made at the moment", Craig said. I'm not, like, holding out for more money or doing anything like that. Tom Ford has made a lot of great suits for Bond, but this one might just be our favourite. (more...)
Guam official says the island is calm despite NKorea threat Guam official says the island is calm despite NKorea threat
- August 21, 2017

Just last week, Pyongyang said it had finalized a plan to fire four missiles toward the U.S. territory of Guam. Despite the threat, United States and South Korean militaries launched the annual training event this morning as scheduled. As part of the exercises, imagery from military satellites orbiting above the Korean peninsula, is at times used to peer deep into North Korea, said a former South Korean government official who declined to be identified. (more...)
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind secures 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project
- August 21, 2017

The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm is located in the German Bight, 95 kilometres northwest of the island of Borkum. Vattenfall will provide direct marketing for the project's power. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from Northland Power to supply 31 units of the V164-8.0 MW wind turbine for the 252 MW Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) project in Germany. (more...)
Secret Service Unable to Pay Agents Due to Trump's Travel Secret Service Unable to Pay Agents Due to Trump's Travel
- August 21, 2017

The adult Trump Family members also travel around the world for work and vacation. The number of people under Secret Service protection is up on the Obama era. "I can't change that". As a result of Trump's strain on the Secret Service, there have been Secret Service agents leaving their jobs, and without more funding, Secret Service agents won't get paid for the work they've already done for Trump. (more...)
North Korea Slams Joint S. Korea-US Military Drills North Korea Slams Joint S. Korea-US Military Drills
- August 21, 2017

North Korea has long accused the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian drills and larger springtime joint exercises of raising tensions and has offered to freeze its nuclear and missile tests if they are suspended. "Australia followed the U.S. to the Korean War, the Vietnamese War and the "war on terrorism", but heavy loss of lives and assets were all that it got in return", a translation of the editorial reads. (more...)
3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe 3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe
- August 21, 2017

He also directed the senior officers of the Health Department to investigate into this matter as soon as possible. Three newborns died in the neonatal intensive care unit of a government hospital here with their relatives blaming it on disruption in oxygen supply, a charge denied by Chhattisgarh health officials. (more...)
Four Virginia Powerball tickets each win $50000 Four Virginia Powerball tickets each win $50000
- August 21, 2017

There was no victor in last night's drawing for the Powerball game increasing the estimated jackpot to $650 million. The grand prize could rank as the third richest USA lottery jackpot of all time. The lottery estimates there's a one in 292 million shot of matching all six winning numbers and a one in 11.68 million chance of matching five of them. (more...)
P to hold separate meetings with PSP, MQM-H today P to hold separate meetings with PSP, MQM-H today
- August 21, 2017

Another MQM-P delegation, comprising Amir Khan, Amin ul Haq and Arshad Hussain, will meet MQM-H chief Afaq Ahmed in the afternoon. Speaking at a joint press conference at the PSP's office, PSP leader Anis Advocate said: "Principally we have chose to attend the meeting tomorrow", and immediately added, "we hope that the MQM-P will hold a clear stance against the traitor of the country tomorrow". (more...)
Gareth Morgan's Jacinda Ardern 'lipstick on a pig' tweet causes controversy Gareth Morgan's Jacinda Ardern 'lipstick on a pig' tweet causes controversy
- August 21, 2017

Jacinda Ardern, 37, has nearly single-handedly reignited Labour's chances at a national election in September. The Opportunities Party leader Gareth Morgan says Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern has to prove she is not "lipstick on a pig". (more...)
No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Jumps to $650 Million For Wednesday No Powerball Winner, Jackpot Jumps to $650 Million For Wednesday
- August 21, 2017

According to lottery officials, the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is now a $650 million annuity worth $411.7 million cash. The current record holder is Donald Lawson of Lapeer, who won a $337 million Powerball jackpot on August 15, 2012. (more...)
South Korea and USA troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat South Korea and USA troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat
- August 21, 2017

Most notably, Pyongyang said it might consider an attack on the area near the USA territory of Guam in the Western Pacific. Pyongyang calls the 11-day drills a "reckless" invasion rehearsal that could trigger the "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". (more...)
One person dead after auto crashed into bus station in Marseille One person dead after auto crashed into bus station in Marseille
- August 21, 2017

According to reports police are unsure if the two incidents are accidents or terror-related. He said all possibilities were being studied. A woman was killed after he rammed the second bus stop in front of a KFC restaurant. The first bus stop was hit at about 09:15 (07:15 GMT) at Croix Rouge in the 13th district, where one person was seriously hurt. They also stated that the motives of the perpetrator are now unknown. (more...)
North Korea warns of nuclear war over U.S. military drills with South North Korea warns of nuclear war over U.S. military drills with South
- August 21, 2017

Called Ulchi Freedom Guardian , the joint drills will take place from August 21 to August 31 and involve computer simulations created to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable North Korea . The 10-day joint military exercise with South Korea has been condemned by Pyongyang as "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". (more...)
How to Spot Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses How to Spot Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses
- August 21, 2017

In news reports over the past week, Amazon announced that it is taking action against potentially counterfeit solar eclipse glasses. Then there are the disappointed folks who ordered glasses to find they're not approved, or were delayed in shipping, or sold out before the order was fulfilled. (more...)
Srijan scam accused dies in Bihar hospital Srijan scam accused dies in Bihar hospital
- August 21, 2017

The doctors informed that his kidneys were damaged. Sources said it was on the basis of his statement to the police that Bhagalpur district welfare officer Arun Kumar was also arrested in connection with the scam.Mahesh Mandal was a key accused and investigators probing the scam perceived that he could have spilt more beans.The scam came to light after a government cheque of Rs 10 crore presented at a bank on August 3 bounced due to insufficient fund. (more...)
Queen Elizabeth will not abdicate for Prince Charles Queen Elizabeth will not abdicate for Prince Charles
- August 21, 2017

She even insisted that it will be duty first and she is going to be there; therefore, she has no plans to pass her official responsibilities to Charles. The 1937 Regency Act allows the English monarch to cede power to her heir "in the event of incapacity... through ill-health". Britain has had a regency once before when George IV became Prince Regent in 1811 when his father, George III, suffered episodes of mental illness. (more...)
Why do we feel inferior to Hollywood? asks Nawazuddin Siddiqui Why do we feel inferior to Hollywood? asks Nawazuddin Siddiqui
- August 21, 2017

Talking about his struggles, Nawazuddin said because of his dark, short and not so impressive look, it was not easy for him to get an entry into the film industry. Bidita has also mentioned that Nawaz had been very understanding and made her feel comfortable throughout the shoot of the film, especially the intimate scenes. (more...)
Brigitte Macron will not have her own budget, Elysée confirms Brigitte Macron will not have her own budget, Elysée confirms
- August 21, 2017

Brigitte discussed her famous husband, and their notorious 25 year age difference, which isn't quite as shocking in France. Creating an official first lady position would have required a change to the law or constitution. Despite the embarrassment over the title, Mrs Macron said she had no regrets about moving into the Elysee Palace. It's widely known that Macron met her future husband while teaching drama at his high school, but the 64-year-old has mostly kept quiet about her private life ... (more...)
West Ham close to securing Sporting CP midfielder Carvalho West Ham close to securing Sporting CP midfielder Carvalho
- August 21, 2017

Highly regarded as one of Europe's best defensive midfielders, the 25-year-old has always been linked with a move away from Portuguese outfit Sporting Lisbon and it seems that the Hammers are on the verge of bringing him to the Premier League. (more...)
Daesh-Linked Militants Kill 10 in Attack in Philippines' South Daesh-Linked Militants Kill 10 in Attack in Philippines' South
- August 21, 2017

Juvymax Uy said several armed men attacked Barangay (village) Tubigan in Maluso town early Monday. Jordan Garcia, 24, said a group of gunmen, brandishing high-powered firearms and clad in fatigue uniforms, arrived on foot before the attack. (more...)
Parker County mother indicted in her children's deaths Parker County mother indicted in her children's deaths
- August 21, 2017

Randolph put the children inside the vehicle and then went inside the house and smoked marijuana before taking a nap for two to three hours, thinking the children would leave the auto on their own when they were ready, according to police. After extensive interviews with police, investigators determined that Randolph actually intentionally left the children in the auto to teach young Juliet a lesson. (more...)
Two adults dead, one child rescued from Zoar Valley Two adults dead, one child rescued from Zoar Valley
- August 21, 2017

The hiker stayed on the phone with dispatch and was able to describe the location so emergency crews could locate the victims. The fatalities were identified only as a man and women, said Erie County Sheriff's Office spokesman Scott Zylka. (more...)
Spanish police say driver of Barcelona rampage van identified
- August 21, 2017

Catalan Police say up to three terror suspects could be on the run, as they cannot identify the remains of bodies recovered in an explosion at a house, south of Barcelona. "This person is no longer just being sought in Catalonia but in all European countries, this is an effort by European police", Forn told a local radio station as quoted by The Guardian newspaper. (more...)

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