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Raqqa: US-Led Attacks 'Kill 100 Civilians' In 48 Hours Raqqa: US-Led Attacks 'Kill 100 Civilians' In 48 Hours
- August 23, 2017

According to media reports, the airstrikes hit several densely-populated neighbourhoods in the Raqqa on Monday. The monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 42 people, including 19 children and 12 women, were killed on Monday in strikes that destroyed buildings where families were sheltering. (more...)
Triple talaq verdict historic, says Modi Triple talaq verdict historic, says Modi
- August 23, 2017

In a move that is sure to affect the lives of thousands of Muslim women in the country, the SC has now put a six-month stay on the practice of Muslim men giving their wives instant divorce through triple talaq . Triple talaq should be abolished. However, justices Joseph, Nariman and Lalit said triple talaq must be struck down as it goes against the constitution and is unacceptable. (more...)
United Kingdom public finances notch up first July surplus since 2002 United Kingdom public finances notch up first July surplus since 2002
- August 22, 2017

The rise in borrowing was driven largely by the cost of servicing inflation-linked government debt, which stood at GBP21.6 billion in the April-July period, GBP4 billion higher than in the corresponding period previous year. The surplus figure for July beat the consensus view of economists, who expected to see a widening deficit. In July 2016, borrowing was GBP 0.3 billion. (more...)
Venezuela's Little League team halts celebration to console opposing pitcher Venezuela's Little League team halts celebration to console opposing pitcher
- August 22, 2017

There was a touching display of sportsmanship after Venezuela beat the Dominican Republic Monday night. Venezuela will now be moving forward in the tournament and were thrilled to celebrate the victory. " ... That little boy (Uceta) has a very big heart". But the awesome gesture didn't go unnoticed by the Dominican Republic manager Jose Cordero. Venezuela manager Alexander Ballesteros told ESPN it was sad seeing Uceta so upset and noted how it could have been anyone of his players in that ... (more...)
Luisa Ortega Diaz : Venezuela ex-attorney general leaves Colombia for Brazil - Authorities
- August 22, 2017

The United States slapped Maduro and a number of Venezuela leaders with sanctions, and U.S. President Donald Trump said military action was among the options he was considering for Venezuela. 22, 2017. But Maduro on Tuesday called for Francis also to "help us establish a respectful dialogue" again. Late last month, and in the face of anti-government street protests, Venezuela elected a 545-member constituent assembly at the behest of Maduro. (more...)
Terror cell planned big attack on monuments, says Spain suspect Terror cell planned big attack on monuments, says Spain suspect
- August 22, 2017

Two of the suspects told the court that Abdelbaki Es Satty, the imam in the small town in northeastern Spain where numerous group came from, was the instigator, the source said, adding that the public prosecutor had asked the judge to send all four to jail while investigations continued. (more...)
Six injured after major road incident in Dublin City Centre Six injured after major road incident in Dublin City Centre
- August 22, 2017

Five ambulances and four fire engines are now at the scene. Seven people are believed to have been rushed to hospital this evening, following a major accident in the city centre. Emergency services from Pearse St, Tara St and Donnybrook are at the scene. A garda spokesman said "it appears from initial investigations that a number of pedestrians were struck by a auto". (more...)
Gazit-Globe Ltd. (NASDAQ:GZT) To Release Earnings
- August 22, 2017

The stock had a trading volume of 5,901 shares. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/22/gazit-globe-ltd-gzt-announces-quarterly-earnings-results.html. with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . Lastly, Citigroup boosted Gazit-Globe from a "neutral" recommendation to a "buy" recommendation and upped their PT for the company from $9.20 to $11.00 in a study note published on Wed, Jul 12th. (more...)
Senate Republicans Tired of Trump's Chaotic Leadership
- August 22, 2017

Collins said about Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAssange meets USA congressman, vows to prove Russian Federation did not leak him documents A history lesson on the Confederacy for President Trump GOP senator: Trump hasn't "changed much" since campaign MORE being the nominee in 2020. (more...)
Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse Wear solar specs or make a viewer to safely watch eclipse
- August 22, 2017

Many people, it seems, including President Donald Trump for a brief moment, ignored the warnings about looking at the sun during the eclipse without protective lenses. You're essentially cooking your retina, the delicate, light-sensitive tissue deep inside the eyeball. Seconds are enough for retinal sunburn. "This damage can be temporary or permanent and occurs with no pain". (more...)
Four surviving Barcelona attack suspects appear in court
- August 22, 2017

The prosecutor has asked for Oukabir to be jailed without bail before trial - along with the first suspect to testify, Mohamed Houli Chemlal . Police say one of Aalla's younger brothers died in Cambrils and another one is believed to be the second casualty in the Alcanar house blast where the imam died. (more...)
Priest admits burning crosses with KKK 40 years ago Priest admits burning crosses with KKK 40 years ago
- August 22, 2017

A statement published online by the diocese quoted Bishop Michael F. Burbidge as describing the priest's past with the KKK "sad and deeply troubling". An additional 30 days was to be served concurrently on state firearm charges in Howard County and a cross burning charge in Prince George's County. He was convicted in U.S. (more...)
Stormzy shares excitement with Ellie Goulding ahead of V Festival Stormzy shares excitement with Ellie Goulding ahead of V Festival
- August 22, 2017

Festival goers watch Clean Bandit on the Supervene Stage. MUSIC megastars are preparing to grace the stage in Chelmsford for this year's V Festival which kicks off on Saturday. During her set, Pink, real name Alecia Moore, treated fans to hits such as Raise Your Glass, Just Like a Pill and Trouble, while also performing her new song What About Us, which was released earlier this month. (more...)
White Teens Showed Up To Howard's Campus Wearing MAGA Hats White Teens Showed Up To Howard's Campus Wearing MAGA Hats
- August 22, 2017

The high school students said Howard students approached them and criticized their Trump gear as they waited in line at the cafeteria - with one Howard student grabbing their hats and another saying "Fuck y'all". The incident, which appears to be the latest example of the culture wars breaking out at campuses sparked, in part, by President Trump's rhetoric, came a week after the violence during white supremacist rallies around and at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. (more...)
Third Ain al-Hilweh cease-fire brings tentative calm Third Ain al-Hilweh cease-fire brings tentative calm
- August 22, 2017

Two people were killed in that fighting. Scores of families were forces to flee the area. In April, his supporters also clashed intermittently for a week with Palestinian security forces, in violence that left nine dead and more than 50 wounded. (more...)
Barcelona Attack Suspects Appear for Court Interrogations
- August 22, 2017

According to the police the explosion can be private the perpetrators of the attacks of the means of carrying out attacks far more bloody. The testimony to Spain's High Court came from Mohamed Houli Chemlal, who was arrested after being hurt in a blast. (more...)
North Korean Shipments to Syria Intercepted North Korean Shipments to Syria Intercepted
- August 22, 2017

The report, by a panel of United Nations experts into sanctions violations by North Korea and intended only to be seen by the Security Council, details how a dummy corporation, a front for North Korea's arms dealing ventures, attempted to send two shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation welcomes new USA approach to Afghanistan North Atlantic Treaty Organisation welcomes new USA approach to Afghanistan
- August 22, 2017

Trump's strategic guidance for South Asia unveiled on Monday states that USA support in Afghanistan is not unlimited and will not serve as a "blank check". "The Europeans have 2 million troops, and it can be pressured, but I think they will join us". If Trump aims to get several thousand more troops out of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, that could be a "heavy lift", said Judy Dempsey, an expert on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation with Brussels-based think tank Carnegie Europe. (more...)
USA delivers first shipment of gas to ex-Soviet state USA delivers first shipment of gas to ex-Soviet state
- August 22, 2017

Moscow has used gas supplies to put pressure on Ukraine, which like the Baltic states was once part of the Soviet Union. The deal between Lithuanian natural gas trader Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas and Houston-based Cheniere Energy was commercially based, according to Howard Solomon, deputy chief of mission at the US embassy in Vilnius. (more...)
UCPS parents can track school bus this year with new app UCPS parents can track school bus this year with new app
- August 22, 2017

We give students during the first days of school extra time both at their stops in the morning, and at their sites in the afternoon to find their buses, which can contribute to delays-especially since Middle School routes come from the High School or the Freshman Academy. (more...)
Jurors sought to decide fate of senator in corruption trial Jurors sought to decide fate of senator in corruption trial
- August 22, 2017

New Jersey's senior senator said little to reporters as he was escorted into the building by his spokesperson, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported. "I'm looking forward to finally having the opportunity to bring this to closure, to seek vindication, and I expect that our system of justice will work and that I will be vindicated", Menendez told The Associated Press last week. (more...)
Senate Leadership Fund launches new ad slamming Kelli Ward
- August 22, 2017

In a tweet last week, he called Flake a "flake" on Twitter (perhaps he was exhausted when he came up with that one?), and came close to endorsing Ward in her primary challenge . Chemtrail Kelli supported wacky conspiracy theories and even spent taxpayer money on a town-hall about chemtrails. "Embarrassing behavior. risky ideas". (more...)
Green Bay Packers' Ha Ha Clinton-Dix remembers fallen Kissimmee officers Green Bay Packers' Ha Ha Clinton-Dix remembers fallen Kissimmee officers
- August 22, 2017

Sgt. Sam Howard and officer Matthew Baxter of the Kissimmee , Fla., police department were shot and killed on Friday night. "Added 2 more angels to my cleats in respect to families who loss two HEROS in the community". All four are from the area of Florida where Clinton-Dix was raised. Clinton-Dix's dedication to law enforcement can be explained by taking a look at his background. (more...)
Texas school sends 4-year-old boy home over long hair Texas school sends 4-year-old boy home over long hair
- August 22, 2017

When Jessica Oates from Mont Belvieu, Texas , sent her 4-year-old off to his first day of school, at Barbers Hill Kindergarten Center, everything seemed fine - he even said he loved it. The Barber's Hill Independent School District, for its part, has declined requests for comment from the Chronicle . Oates said the school policy is blatant discrimination. (more...)
Stock's Traders Alert -: Amgen Inc. (AMGN)
- August 22, 2017

The stock rose 0.11% or $0.08 reaching $73.4. About shares traded. Ternium SA (ADR) (NYSE:TX) has risen 39.67% since August 22, 2016 and is uptrending. First Command Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,547 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $254,000 after buying an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Cosmic! Millions watch as total eclipse plunges United States into darkness Cosmic! Millions watch as total eclipse plunges United States into darkness
- August 22, 2017

NASA solar physicist Alex Young said the last time earthlings had a connection like this to the heavens was during man's first flight to the moon, on Apollo 8 in 1968. It was literally an awesome day for the scientists as it is during the eclipse when they can interpret various factors regarding the planet and the stars. (more...)
Mylan will pay $465 million to resolve False Claims Act liability Mylan will pay $465 million to resolve False Claims Act liability
- August 22, 2017

American generic pharmaceuticals giant Mylan has reached a $465 million (£360 million) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) over allegations that the company overcharged the government's Medicaid programme for its Epipen adrenaline injector. (more...)
CNN launches daily show on Snapchat CNN launches daily show on Snapchat
- August 22, 2017

ET and have both existing footage from the field and video shot exclusively for Snapchat . "In today's news environment, people are hungry for news and they want a quick update of where things are at within one tap of their phone", said Samantha Barry, CNN's executive producer for social and emerging media, in a statement. (more...)
Top Vatican diplomat focuses on Ukraine, Middle East in Russian Federation talks Top Vatican diplomat focuses on Ukraine, Middle East in Russian Federation talks
- August 22, 2017

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, is seen at the Vatican May 26. However, Cardinal Parolin and the top Russian foreign official found some agreement about the need to pursue avenues to peace in the Middle East. Following his meeting with Lavrov this morning, Cardinal Parolin is set to visit with Patriarch Kirill later on in the evening, and the two will hold a brief press conference afterward. (more...)
US, South Korea begin drills amid N. Korea crisis US, South Korea begin drills amid N. Korea crisis
- 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. North Korea warned Sunday that the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises are "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". (more...)

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