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More than 1000 attend eclipse viewing party at McAllen library More than 1000 attend eclipse viewing party at McAllen library
- August 22, 2017

On a day where county schools allowed excused absences because of the eclipse, some prepared in advance, ordering special glasses well ahead of the eclipse. While the eclipse was going on, many were discussing the light and temperature changes. The Daleville Public Library hosted an all-day eclipse viewing party for the community Monday. (more...)
Simon Property Settles Antitrust Investigation in NY Simon Property Settles Antitrust Investigation in NY
- August 22, 2017

The settlement and the subsequent public relations battle provides a glimpse into the world of brass knuckle negotiations between retailers and owners of the country's most popular shopping locations. The anti-competitive restrictions, Schneiderman said, not only hurt retailers, but also drove up prices for NY consumers who would have benefited from outlet locations in the city. (more...)
North Korean arms shipments en route to Syria… North Korean arms shipments en route to Syria…
- August 22, 2017

The deliveries were dispatched by the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID), Reuters reported , which is alleged to be a key conduit for the regime's export and trade of weaponry. "At maximum capacity, North Korea is estimated to be capable of producing up to 12,000 tons of [chemical weapons]", the NTI asserts, "Nerve agents such as Sarin and VX are thought be to be the focus of North Korean production". (more...)
Rare white baby koala introduced at Australia Zoo Rare white baby koala introduced at Australia Zoo
- August 22, 2017

Queensland's Australia Zoo has a new occupant - a rare white koala . Australian zoo is going gaga over this incredible little creature. Australia Zoo in Queensland said the koala joey does not have albinism, where there is an absence of pigment in the skin, fur and eyes, but rather her white fur is caused by a recessive gene, thought to be inherited from the koala's mother named Tia , who has had other pale-coloured joeys in the past. (more...)
Donald Trump Flat Out Lies About His Reaction To Charlottesville Donald Trump Flat Out Lies About His Reaction To Charlottesville
- August 22, 2017

The nuanced statements reflect the party establishment's delicate dance. One woman was killed when a auto was driven into a crowd of the counterprotesters, and two Virginia state troopers died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the protests. (more...)
Israelis fail to secure United States guarantees on Iranian threat in Syria Israelis fail to secure United States guarantees on Iranian threat in Syria
- August 22, 2017

Iranian presence in the country now includes some 500 soldiers, 5,000 Hezbollah militants and several thousand more from other Shiite proxies, all under the stewardship of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps' (IRGC) elite Quds Force. The Israeli report noted concern that the USA could be hamstrung on the Syrian issue due to "the domestic problems President Trump is now mired in, as well as the crisis with North Korea". (more...)
Carlson: Trump Staring At Eclipse 'Most Impressive Thing' Any POTUS Has Done Carlson: Trump Staring At Eclipse 'Most Impressive Thing' Any POTUS Has Done
- August 22, 2017

We here at The Response are also known to employ humor from time to time, but the amusing kind. "If you missed out, don't despair". President Trump stood on the balcony of the White House with Melania, but at first, he was staring up at the sun without any eye protection. (more...)
Celanese Corporation (CE) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.20
- August 22, 2017

The firm owned 37,875 shares of the basic materials company's stock after buying an additional 22,243 shares during the period. Gam Holding Ag claims 9,152 shares with a value of $869,000. Its up 0.10, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in Celanese Co. (more...)
Georgian PM hails Azerbaijan's aid in tackling forest fires in Georgia Georgian PM hails Azerbaijan's aid in tackling forest fires in Georgia
- August 22, 2017

Along with two Georgia's helicopters, a helicopter of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations is involved in efforts to extinguish forest fires that broke out in Georgia on August 20, an APA correspondent reported from Georgia. (more...)
3.2-Magnitude Quake Strikes Off San Francisco Coast: USGS
- August 22, 2017

It had a depth of three miles, the USGS says, and was located near the San Andreas Fault, according to CBS 5 . Even though it was centered in the Pacific, the USGS reported the quake location as Tamalpais-Homestead Valley in Marin County. (more...)
Revered Russian director detained, charged in $1.15mn embezzlement case Revered Russian director detained, charged in $1.15mn embezzlement case
- August 22, 2017

Officially, the reason was because the performance was not ready, but there were rumours that the theatre came under pressure to shelve the ballet owing to Serebrennikov's reputation and the open portrayal of homosexual relationships in his production. (more...)
Palestinians await 'clear vision' from United States on peace talks Palestinians await 'clear vision' from United States on peace talks
- August 22, 2017

Israel on Tuesday banned the introduction of curriculum textbooks to the Al Aqsa Islamic School for girls inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount, because they have been issued through the Palestinian Authority, Ma'an Reported. "Our hope is to achieve a historic agreement with the support and approval of President (Donald) Trump: an independent Palestine on the basis of the 1967 borders and with East Jerusalem as its capital, " he said. (more...)
Spain: Muslims express innocence in Barcelona gathering Spain: Muslims express innocence in Barcelona gathering
- August 22, 2017

On Thursday, a van hit pedestrians on tourist-filled Las Ramblas, killing 13 people and reportedly injuring over 130 others. "How many victims of terror attacks until we take serious steps to identify and eradicate the groups that produce such monsters?" The Plaza de Catalunya lies very close to Las Ramblas, where the devastating terror attack took place earlier this week. (more...)
North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills
- August 22, 2017

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford said at the start of a meeting with the Chief of Staff of Japan's Self-Defense Forces, Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano. "If North Korea provokes again, it will face with much harsher sanction and won't stand it in the end". Although he did not specify North Korea , it appears that he was stressing the importance of diplomacy in efforts to denuclearize the North. (more...)
Two Indian Military Cadets Die During Training; Probe Launched Two Indian Military Cadets Die During Training; Probe Launched
- August 22, 2017

Deepak Sharma had died due to exhaustion from a 10 km cross-country race, which happens to be a regular feature of IMA training. The Army, in a press statement released on Monday, said that "the best medical treatment by specialized doctors at Military Hospital , Dehradun was provided and all efforts were made to treat the individual". (more...)
Duke University Takes Down Vandalized Robert E. Lee Statue Duke University Takes Down Vandalized Robert E. Lee Statue
- August 22, 2017

The University released photos of the pedestal where the statue of General Lee once stood in the University's chapel entrance. A decision to remove the monument from the chapel, where it stood among other historical United States figures, was taken after discussing it with faculty, staff, students and alumni, the CBS news broadcaster reported on Saturday. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation advises private companies to cut Kaspersky ties Federal Bureau of Investigation advises private companies to cut Kaspersky ties
- August 22, 2017

The briefings have prioritised energy companies, including nuclear power firms, and have resulted in some organisations signing contracts with Kaspersky's competitors, The report cited unnamed current and senior U.S. The FBI's counterintelligence section has been giving briefings since beginning of the year on a priority basis, prioritizing companies in the energy sector and those that use industrial control (ICS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. (more...)
Average property in Louth now costs over €1000 to rent Average property in Louth now costs over €1000 to rent
- August 22, 2017

This is down nearly 20% from the same date a year ago, which is a new low for stock availability. Average rents in Clare have risen by more than 100 euro per week since the start of past year. The average monthly rent nationwide was €1,159 at the end of June, the fifth quarter in a row that a new record high has been set. Renters pay an average of €1,741 in Dublin city centre (18.1% above the 2008 peak), €1,122 in Cork, €1,026 in Galway, and €919 in Limerick. (more...)
Indian Army Rescues Thousands of Stranded People in Bihar Floods Indian Army Rescues Thousands of Stranded People in Bihar Floods
- August 22, 2017

Almost 1.4 crore people have been affected by the deluge in 18 districts of the state, and around 7.34 lakh have been shifted to safer areas. In Assam, the toll has now climbed to 70 with the death of three more people. Raging waters of the rivers emanating from Nepal have caused havoc in vast swathes of human habitation in the region. Army choppers, NDRF and PAC (flood) jawans continued relief and rescue operations in the badly-hit areas. (more...)
NEET 2017: TN doesn't get exemption, medical counseling begins on Thursday NEET 2017: TN doesn't get exemption, medical counseling begins on Thursday
- August 22, 2017

Last week, Venugopal was reported to be okay with it, but now he has conveyed to officials that the Ordinance would not stand legal scrutiny. The Supreme Court declared that the ordinance could not be passed and has reportedly termed it "unfair" - a verdict that has come as a jolt to the Health and Family Welfare department of the TN Government who have lobbied for this exemption since time immemorial. (more...)
Trump and the CEOs Trump and the CEOs
- August 22, 2017

A 20-year-old OH man said to have harbored Nazi sympathies has been charged with murder. The CEOs on President Donald Trump's manufacturing council are from the largest of Fortune 500 companies, but the board's turnover rate more closely resembles that of a fast food restaurant. (more...)
Putin's Aide Surkov Says Ukraine Talks With US Representative Volker Useful Putin's Aide Surkov Says Ukraine Talks With US Representative Volker Useful
- August 22, 2017

Earlier in the day, Belarusian Foreign Ministry spokesman Dmitry Mironchik told Sputnik that the meeting would be closed to press, whereas a diplomatic source noted that it was slated for the afternoon. Surkov, who earned the moniker the "grey cardinal" as Putin's deputy chief of staff, is seen as a key intermediary between the Kremlin and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. (more...)
Merciless retaliation: N Korea issues fiery threats over US-South Korea drills
- August 22, 2017

President Donald Trump has warned that North Korea will face "fire and fury" if it threatens the United States. Pyongyang also declared that its army can target the United States anytime, and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the U.S. The allies have said the drills are defensive in nature. North Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the US mainland has fueled a surge in regional tension and United Nations -led sanctions appear to have failed to bite ... (more...)
IPOB won't disrupt Anambra Elections - Nnamdi Kanu IPOB won't disrupt Anambra Elections - Nnamdi Kanu
- August 22, 2017

According to Daily Post , this was revealed in Owerri, Imo State, after a meeting between IPOB and Igbo leaders under the Ala-Igbo International Foundation. We are law abiding citizens of the society. "We are not fighting for our personal gain and we are only interested in Biafra restoration or nothing, IPOB will boycott election in Anambra State ". (more...)
North Korea in 'ULTIMATE missile launch THIS WEEK' North Korea in 'ULTIMATE missile launch THIS WEEK'
- August 22, 2017

Now there is no information if the USA nuclear-capable bombers will be used in the exercises. This year the exercises will include 17,500 US troops, 50,000 South Korean troops, and U.N. A second USA official added that North Korea has had parts in place for a nuclear launch for months, but no new activity had been seen recently. Training exercises like Ulchi Freedom Guardian are carried out in the spirit of the October 1, 1953, South Korean-U.S. (more...)
Russia's police to probe into Rostov-on-Don fire Russia's police to probe into Rostov-on-Don fire
- August 22, 2017

The local government has deployed more 1,200 people to put out the fire . Earlier on Monday, a large fire broke out in Rostov-on-Don's old town. Strong gusty winds and high-density housing are hampering the firefighting activities. (Dmitry Zotov, AirGorod.Ru via AP) An aerial view of the fire in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, which swept through the area leaving scores of people injured and burning dozens of houses. (more...)
North Korea warns U.S. against military drills with South Korea North Korea warns U.S. against military drills with South Korea
- August 22, 2017

China has urged both Washington and Pyongyang to tone down the rhetoric and stop actions that inflame tensions, missile testing on North Korea's side and military exercises on the United States and South Korean side. The North's leader Kim Jong-Un then threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam . North Korea claims it has successfully miniaturized a nuclear weapon. (more...)
Gas Canisters Found for 'One or More' Attacks in Barcelona Gas Canisters Found for 'One or More' Attacks in Barcelona
- August 22, 2017

Investigators believe the victim was the owner of the auto, which was hijacked by Abouyaaqoub to make his getaway after the Barcelona assault. One suspect was arrested after the house explosion. He started teaching in mosques in his local area of Ripoll in 2015 and was part of the local Muslim community, but his neighbours told El Pais his teachings about Islam were not radical. (more...)
Qatar to build World Cup stadium shaped like Arabian skull cap Qatar to build World Cup stadium shaped like Arabian skull cap
- August 22, 2017

Other upcoming 2022 World Cup stadiums in Qatar also honor Arab traditions. It is located between E-Ring and F-Ring Roads, or between the Medical Commission and the under-construction Kahramaa Awareness Park. "No delays have occurred". The final will be staged at the Lusail Stadium on December 18, 2022. The design for the venue was supposed to be unveiled in early 2017, but this has not yet occurred. (more...)
Mother suspect in fatal stabbing of boy at UNC Chapel Hill Mother suspect in fatal stabbing of boy at UNC Chapel Hill
- August 22, 2017

Based on our interactions with State and local law enforcement, including the State Bureau of Investigation, an attempt may occur at any time". Responding to UNC late Monday, Cooper wrote that his administration has stood "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the university and local law enforcement since the Charlottesville, Va., unrest. (more...)

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