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Rich Eisen takes on the ESPN-Robert Lee controversy Rich Eisen takes on the ESPN-Robert Lee controversy
- August 25, 2017

It is so gun-shy about triggering liberal protests that it dared not assign a man named Robert Lee to cover a football game at UVA. The University of Virginia is in Charlottesville. It also says it's "a shame that this is even a topic of conversation". There's no reason to believe ESPN would make that up, and there's every reason to understand why Lee would be more comfortable doing another game (He will call Youngstown State-Pitt). (more...)
Missing teen found dead in Nokesville Missing teen found dead in Nokesville
- August 25, 2017

An autopsy was conducted Wednesday and today the Prince William Police announced that remains were Carrillo and that his death has been classified as a homicide. A 10-year-old boy knocked on the front door of the caller's home and asked for food. That's according to Prince William County police, who arrested parents Walter Enrique Flores-Chiquillo and Barbara Margarita Ramirez Del Cid soon after. (more...)
Percent Disapprove of Trump's Handling of NKorea Percent Disapprove of Trump's Handling of NKorea
- August 25, 2017

The president has said on several occasions that he condemns white-supremacist groups and believes all racist sentiment is "evil", but his own recounting of his words has omitted controversial phrases that aroused the most opposition - that "both sides" were responsible, or, as he said after the fatal hit-and-run vehicle attack a day later, that "many sides" were involved. (more...)
Britain will not pay 'penny more' to leave EU - Boris Britain will not pay 'penny more' to leave EU - Boris
- August 25, 2017

Boris Johnson said that the United Kingdom would meet its legal obligations but declined to say how much it would be prepared to pay, as negotiations continue with Brussels over the final figure. But he added: "I'm not saying I accept Mr Barnier's interpretation of what our obligations are". The issue of the "divorce bill " has split the pro-Brexit camp, with some leave supporters demanding that the United Kingdom decline to pay a penny, and Johnson told the Commons last month that a ... (more...)
Snap-on Inc (NYSE:SNA) Institutional Investor Positioning
- August 25, 2017

About 239,555 shares traded. Tuniu Corp (NASDAQ:TOUR) has declined 8.27% since August 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500. On Tuesday, August 23 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with "Buy". As to cut the story short, it's all about what a stock does that matters in eye of passive investors. (more...)
The Bernstein Brief: Meet Seth DeValve The Bernstein Brief: Meet Seth DeValve
- August 25, 2017

If you didn't know, Seth's wife is black. "Racism is a day-to-day reality, and I hope that, instead of holding Seth up on a pedestal, the response will be to do what he did: listen to the voices of the black people in your life, and choose to support them as they seek to make their voices heard". (more...)
Alleged drugged driver facing charges in fatal crash Alleged drugged driver facing charges in fatal crash
- August 25, 2017

State police say they are holding a woman driver who allegedly caused a serious crash that killed a motorcyclist Thursday morning on Interstate 95. She is charged with operating under the influence of drugs; leaving the scene of a crash that caused personal injury and death; negligent operation of a motor vehicle; and a marked lanes violation. (more...)
United Kingdom police slammed for missing chances to stop paedophile rockstar Ian Watkins United Kingdom police slammed for missing chances to stop paedophile rockstar Ian Watkins
- August 25, 2017

Ex-girlfriend Joanne Mjadzelics told police in 2009 that she had a cellphone message from Watkins about his desire to sexually abuse children. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) found that officers missed chances to bring Watkins to justice. (more...)
Two Maryland natives among 9 missing Navy sailors Two Maryland natives among 9 missing Navy sailors
- August 25, 2017

According to his family, Kevin Sayer Bushell is among the sailors who went missing after the McCain was damaged in a collision with an oil tanker Monday near Singapore . "In addition to that operational pause, I've directed a comprehensive review to get at the contributing factors - the root causes - of these incidents". (more...)
TTV faction wants EPS removed as CM TTV faction wants EPS removed as CM
- August 25, 2017

Tamil Nadu chief minister and his newly-appointed deputy continued their bonhomie on Wednesday even as sacked AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran remained stedfast against the merger of party's rival factions. "This is an attempt to threaten our supporters who are in the government as if they join us then the government will fall", Thanga Tamil Selvam added further. (more...)
Spain attacks: Second suspect released without charge Spain attacks: Second suspect released without charge
- August 25, 2017

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attacks on August 17-18 in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 15 dead and more than 120 injured. He is the lone survivor of a blast that destroyed a house in Alcanar, where police believe the cell was preparing explosives. "They said the imam had no links to radical groups", he said. (more...)
US Imposes Tough Economic Sanctions on Venezuela US Imposes Tough Economic Sanctions on Venezuela
- August 25, 2017

This is the fourth round of sanctions that the federal government has enacted against Venezuela . Venezuelan Oil Minister Nelson Martinez will swap roles with the head of the country's state-run oil company Eulogio del Pino in the latest attempt by the socialist administration of President Nicolas Maduro to reverse the ruinous decline in revenues from crude oil. (more...)
Trump tells Egypt's Sisi he is keen to overcome obstacles: Cairo Trump tells Egypt's Sisi he is keen to overcome obstacles: Cairo
- August 25, 2017

The presidency said after the phone call late on Thursday that the American president promised to continue to "develop" the two countries' relationship in order to "overcome any obstacles". In particular, a new law regulating non-governmental organisations is widely seen as part a growing crackdown on dissent, said the U.S. sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
'Trump has no understanding of the South Asian region,' Imran says 'Trump has no understanding of the South Asian region,' Imran says
- August 25, 2017

While announcing USA policy on Afghanistan and South Asia , President Trump has vowed to win the war in Afghanistan by committing more United States troops as he called on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies such as Britain to increase troop numbers "in line with our own ". (more...)
Sunny, cool weekend in store for the midstate Sunny, cool weekend in store for the midstate
- August 25, 2017

Overnight, a weak trough of low pressure will drop across the region from the northwest. Friday will see a mix of sun and clouds. More storms are likely to fire off for our northern counties in the evening, but Omaha should stay dry for Friday night football. (more...)
Trump calls Corker's comments on him 'strange' Trump calls Corker's comments on him 'strange'
- August 25, 2017

Corker's criticism that has Trump hasn't demonstrated stability and competence, all the Press Secretary could say was, "I think that's a ridiculous and outrageous claim and doesn't dignify a response from this podium". It's a total eclipse by President Donald Trump of Barack Obama . Speaking on Fox News' "Fox & Friends" Thursday, Conway says Trump is "going to stick to building that wall and he wants the money to pay for it". (more...)
Manchester City Director of Football Txiki Begiristain reveals Champions League ambition Manchester City Director of Football Txiki Begiristain reveals Champions League ambition
- August 25, 2017

City were knocked out on away goals by Monaco in the last-16 of last year's Champions League but Begiristain feels they should be making it to the last-eight or better on a regular basis. I'm not talking about winning - I like to watch the teams who want to play. "And the rest of the group..." "Of course, I think it is very hard to go [to face Shakhtar] as they are always building good team". (more...)
United States 'focusing on military solution in Afghanistan' United States 'focusing on military solution in Afghanistan'
- August 25, 2017

A day after Trump's speech, Imran Khan, who is running to be the next PM of Pakistan, said that his policies regarding the USA will be clear and shall contain the message that Pakistan will never again fight wars for the US. Pakistan has already made formal complaints against Indian agencies using Afghanistan to plan attacks in Pakistan. Pakistan will continue to extend all possible cooperation to the global community for achieving the common objectives of peace and stability in ... (more...)
Ex-Afghan intelligence chief welcomes new United States strategy and approach towards Pakistan Ex-Afghan intelligence chief welcomes new United States strategy and approach towards Pakistan
- August 25, 2017

The 16-year-long Afghanistan war also has included a significant contingent of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces. Pakistani officials bristle at what they say is a lack of respect by Washington for the country's sacrifices in the war against militancy. (more...)
Chad shuts Qatar embassy, tells staff to leave Chad shuts Qatar embassy, tells staff to leave
- August 25, 2017

Qatar pulled its ambassador in early 2016 after Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric sparked attacks on two Saudi diplomatic posts in Iran. Qatar has also refused to obey sanctions from its Arab neighbours calling them draconian. The retaliatory move came just 24 hours after the central African state announced it was closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena , accusing Doha of seeking to destabilise the country. (more...)
Navy fires commander of 7th Fleet after deadly USS McCain collision Navy fires commander of 7th Fleet after deadly USS McCain collision
- August 25, 2017

Navy Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said in a statement. The Navy last week said the Fitzgerald's captain was being relieved of his command and other sailors were being punished after poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch were found to have contributed to its collision. (more...)
Trump Still Hung Up on Crowd Size Following Arizona Rally: 'Packed House'
- August 25, 2017

Trump touched on popular points from the campaign trail, such as renegotiating NAFTA, building a border wall and fighting illegal immigration, bringing back jobs to struggling American workers, "draining the swamp" in D.C. "I love the Great State of Arizona. That's not our role", said Senator Flake. "His nod to Arpaio is the latest sign of the white supremacy that is governing the White House and it will not be pardoned", said Carlos Garcia, with the immigrant rights organization Puente ... (more...)
Big net migration fall since Brexit vote, latest estimates show Big net migration fall since Brexit vote, latest estimates show
- August 25, 2017

Also of concern was a fall of 27,000 in the number of students heading to Britain to study. Shoppers will have to pay more for fruit and vegetables as lower European Union immigration pushes up costs, warns an Angus businessman. "So I don't care what the university lobbyists say: the rules must be enforced". One would hope that many of those who leave the United Kingdom after study would indeed one day return (having amassed many happy memories of living and studying in Britain), ... (more...)
South Carolina Governor Issues Order to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business South Carolina Governor Issues Order to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business
- August 25, 2017

Nikki Haley. Gov. Henry McMaster issued an abrupt executive order Friday cutting off all public funding from abortion clinics in sc. Earlier this summer, a Planned Parenthood spokesperson said the governor was wasting " taxpayers' time and money on scoring political points". (more...)
Trump Goes After Corker A Week After Senator Criticized White House Trump Goes After Corker A Week After Senator Criticized White House
- August 25, 2017

In a tweet posted on Friday morning, Trump slammed Sen. "General John Kelly is doing a fantastic job as Chief of Staff", Trump said. The matter was brought up in a White House press briefing Thursday, when Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders refused to respond to Corker's statement. (more...)
Pakistan backing terror groups using perceived Indian threat as excuse Pakistan backing terror groups using perceived Indian threat as excuse
- August 25, 2017

In the recent years, most of the militants killed by the U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal region were on the basis of intelligence the military run secret services discreetly provided to the American CIA while country's Foreign Ministry kept on harping on the mantra of "breach of sovereignty and USA drone attacks being counter productive" only for public consumption in a country rife with rising anti-American sentiments. (more...)
Net migration of European Union citizens falls significantly since Brexit Net migration of European Union citizens falls significantly since Brexit
- August 25, 2017

The WSTA argues that the figures show the importance of ensuring the United Kingdom gets the right deal as it leaves the European Union , one in which trade can continue uninterrupted. Senior sector figures believe that the key outcomes in government policy change, potentially arising from the MAC assessment, might include increased efforts by ministers to promote the United Kingdom as a destination for worldwide students, the return of a post-study work visa (particularly important in any ... (more...)
CBI takes over probe into Rs 1000-crore Srijan scam in Bihar CBI takes over probe into Rs 1000-crore Srijan scam in Bihar
- August 25, 2017

Mr Yadav said that floods are an annual problem for Bihar. The RJD chief is criss-crossing the state to mobilise people for the August 27 rally, which he has claimed would be a major occasion to bring together the secular forces on one platform against the BJP ahead of the 2019 polls. (more...)
Looking to catch escaped Atlantic salmon? Here are some fishing tips Looking to catch escaped Atlantic salmon? Here are some fishing tips
- August 25, 2017

No one is sure how numerous 305,000 fish originally in the pen made it out, although experts estimate between 4,000 and 5,000 fugitives. Anglers who catch Atlantic salmon, and who want to deliver the fish or its head to the department for research purposes, are asked to call the hotline. (more...)
Ritual killing: Police dismiss sergeant over escape of a ritual killer Ritual killing: Police dismiss sergeant over escape of a ritual killer
- August 25, 2017

We are very angry that the suspect, who was caught by vigilante and taken to the police, suddenly escaped from the State CID. Here's another update, Investigation into Chikamso's murder took a different twist this morning, as the man who allegedly asked Dike, who is now on the run, to get human body parts so they can use it for money ritual, was apprehended by officers of the Rivers state police command this morning. (more...)

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