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Ex-Thai PM Yingluck flees to Dubai Ex-Thai PM Yingluck flees to Dubai
- August 26, 2017

Thailand's Supreme Court has issued an arrest warrant and border guards were keeping an eye out for her - although there was speculation that Shinawatra may have already left the country. She allegedly escaped on August 23 with her 15-year-old son over Singapore and flew from there directly to Dubai, CNN said. Thailand amassed huge rotting stockpiles of rice rather than sell at a loss overseas. (more...)
Carnival Cruise Line Makes Itinerary Adjustments Due to Hurricane Harvey Carnival Cruise Line Makes Itinerary Adjustments Due to Hurricane Harvey
- August 26, 2017

As Hurricane Harvey has now strengthened to a Category 3 hurricane and the Texas coast braces for impact, Carnival Cruise Line has had to make further adjustments to the already affected itineraries of Carnival Valor and Carnival Freedom . (more...)
Trump's son-in-law meets Netanyahu on Middle East peace trip Trump's son-in-law meets Netanyahu on Middle East peace trip
- August 26, 2017

A few months ago, there was actually some cautious optimism among Middle East watchers that Trump might be able to make some progress. But that optimism has faded, and Kushner's trip has only highlighted the sizable obstacles he faces. "This may create a new chance to reach a settlement based on the two-state solution and the Arab initiative and stop the current deterioration of the peace process". (more...)
North Korea Fires Off Salvo Of Ballistic Missiles North Korea Fires Off Salvo Of Ballistic Missiles
- August 26, 2017

While Kim warned after Trump's incendiary comments that North Korea may fire a missile at the US territory of Guam, he appeared to back down from that threat last week. He said that he could see the possibility of a dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang "sometime in the near future", which would represent a departure from the saber-rattling earlier this month. (more...)
Girl Who Was Attacked With Boiling Water: 'I Can't Be Angry' Girl Who Was Attacked With Boiling Water: 'I Can't Be Angry'
- August 26, 2017

Merritt was rushed to the hospital where she remained for 11 days. "I have to be happy". Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. "Now when I'm home I just smile, dance and get ready for tomorrow", said Jamoni. Jamoni said she was splashed by a 12-year-old girl who had been bullying her. (more...)
Ed Markey says there's no military solution in North Korea Ed Markey says there's no military solution in North Korea
- August 26, 2017

North Korea has conducted two nuclear tests and dozens of missile tests since past year, significantly raising tensions on the heavily militarised Korean peninsula. "South Korean relationship - and I think it's very important that the disruption stop". Sun said that "between September and March, there is this window of opportunity for five or six months where there won't be any joint military exercises to interfere" with possible diplomatic engagement. (more...)
Trade between China and North Korea drops after United Nations sanctions Trade between China and North Korea drops after United Nations sanctions
- August 26, 2017

At the same time, Hua said the "extremely tense" situation on the Korean Peninsula "has shown some signs of abating" thanks to the concerted efforts of various parties, though it "remains highly complex and sensitive". The Treasury Department alleges that the sanctions entities and individuals aided people who were already sanctioned over Pyongyang's weapons program. (more...)
'Mind-boggling': Only 3 percent of voters think Trump discouraged white supremacists 'Mind-boggling': Only 3 percent of voters think Trump discouraged white supremacists
- August 26, 2017

KKK, we have KKK. At a rally in Phoenix this week, Trump defended his reaction to al controversy. He also gets a negative 59% rating on his overall job approval - down from a 57% approval rating on August 17th. Eighty-one percent responded that prejudice against minority groups is either "very serious" or "somewhat serious", and 62% said the same of prejudice toward Jews. (more...)
Analyzing Stocks On Analyst Opinion: Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX), Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) Analyzing Stocks On Analyst Opinion: Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX), Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)
- August 26, 2017

In recent trading day Array BioPharma Inc. About 4.07 million shares traded or 60.24% up from the average. Ameritas Investment Ptnrs Inc reported 0.01% in Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY). Eam Invsts Limited Company stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:ARRY). Since March 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $633,150 activity. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey forces Coldplay to postpone Houston show Hurricane Harvey forces Coldplay to postpone Houston show
- August 26, 2017

Landfall is expected sometime late Friday. "At this time, we are just monitoring the situation", a Texans spokesperson told FOX Business, when asked if the team has considered postponing or relocating the game. Out of an abundance of caution, the promoter announced yesterday it canceled the Lady Antebellum concert, which was scheduled for The Woodlands Pavilion on Sunday. (more...)
U.S. anxious Pak's N-weapons could land up in terrorists' hands
- August 26, 2017

China had already defended Pakistan a day earlier, hours after Trump announced his government's new Afghan policy. President Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of harbouring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against a USA -backed government in Kabul. (more...)
Court Rules Against Coach On Prayer Court Rules Against Coach On Prayer
- August 26, 2017

It's a nation where football players can take a knee to disrespect the flag, but a coach can't take a knee to pray to the Almighty. First Liberty filed the lawsuit to have Kennedy reinstated in time for the 2016 football season, but the request was denied by a district court last October. (more...)
Northwell Health To Shut Down CareConnect Private Insurance Provider Northwell Health To Shut Down CareConnect Private Insurance Provider
- August 26, 2017

The most recent analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation identified Paulding, in northwest OH just south of Toledo, as the final county at risk of lacking a provider when 2018 signups begin November 1. "Our decision to offer coverage in the bare counties speaks to our mission and commitment to the Marketplace and serving those who are in need of health care coverage". (more...)
China urges United States to drop its sanctions on Chinese companies
- August 26, 2017

At the same time, Hua said the "extremely tense" situation on the Korean Peninsula "has shown some signs of abating" thanks to the concerted efforts of various parties, though it "remains highly complex and sensitive". Mnuchin continued that it was "unacceptable" for individuals and companies in "China, Russia and elsewhere" to enable North Korea to generate income used to develop weapons of mass destruction and destabilize the region. (more...)
Murder probe of Danish sub owner gets even more weird Murder probe of Danish sub owner gets even more weird
- August 26, 2017

Authorities are looking for her body in the waters just a few miles from the place where she raised as a child, which is something the family said they would have never have imagined. Police spokesman Jakob Buch-Jepsen said the prosecutor was also adding a charge of abuse of a corpse. Madsen, who can be held until 5 September without an extension to his custody, is to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. (more...)
Trump Mulls Stripping Legal Status From 800000 Young Immigrants Trump Mulls Stripping Legal Status From 800000 Young Immigrants
- August 26, 2017

President Trump is headed to Phoenix for a rally tonight. On June 29, state Attorney General Ken Paxton of Texas and 10 others attorneys general penned a letter urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to end DACA . The DACA program has not only been beneficial for these individuals but has been good for our country, as well. The low number of open supporters "demonstrates that there is a clear consensus within the President's party that DACA should be terminated", said Ira ... (more...)
Police attacked near Buckingham Palace Police attacked near Buckingham Palace
- August 26, 2017

Two police suffered minor injuries while trying to detain the man, authorities said. Buckingham Palace is not on "lockdown", Metropolitan Police said. It's understood the Queen was not in residence in the palace at the time. Officers are on scene at the Mall o/s Buckingham Palace. She is reportedly at Balmoral Castle, the royal estate in rural Aberdeenshire, Scotland. (more...)
Border Patrol Is Trying to Arrest Undocumented Immigrants Fleeing Hurricane Harvey Border Patrol Is Trying to Arrest Undocumented Immigrants Fleeing Hurricane Harvey
- August 26, 2017

Six people who were detained in San Diego County after officials spotted the boats they were being smuggled on are seen in a photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on August 24, 2017. In 2014, one Texan told ThinkProgress that her undocumented father refused to leave past the checkpoints during Hurricane Dolly because he didn't want to risk deportation . (more...)
At Least 16 Americans Affected By 'Incidents' In Cuba At Least 16 Americans Affected By 'Incidents' In Cuba
- August 25, 2017

Employees at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba started experiencing odd medical symptoms starting in late 2016, which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has characterized as "health attacks". The Cuban government has denied the allegations, and said the expulsion of the Cuban diplomats was "unjustified and baseless". "We don't know who the perpetrator was of these incidents". (more...)
Everything Trump has ever tweeted about government shutdowns, in one post Everything Trump has ever tweeted about government shutdowns, in one post
- August 25, 2017

Republicans aren't eager for a shutdown fight. This time, the concern is that the president won't sign that bill when it gets to his desk because, as he said last night, if that bill does not include money to fund a border wall along the U.S. (more...)
'US transgender military ban to begin in 6 months' 'US transgender military ban to begin in 6 months'
- August 25, 2017

A two-and-half-page White House memo, which is expected to be sent to the Pentagon in the coming days, is the first attempt by the government to provide guidance on how to follow through on the ban Trump announced in a series of tweets on July 26, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. (more...)
Emails: Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon, smears Ivanka Emails: Breitbart editor pledges to do 'dirty work' for Bannon, smears Ivanka
- August 25, 2017

Bannon, they say, lobbied Trump aggressively to move America's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but was blocked by Kushner. Another critical piece adorning Breitbart's homepage focused on Kushner's immigration positions. (more...)
Brussels machete attack suspect 'still alive' after being shot while stabbing soldiers Brussels machete attack suspect 'still alive' after being shot while stabbing soldiers
- August 25, 2017

There is a heavy police presence in the area and public transport has been restrited. Police have sealed off the scene of the incident. A chilling post on the Telegram app called for vehicles to mow down pedestrians on nearby Rue Neuve - where a man wearing a fake suicide belt also triggered a bomb alert past year. (more...)
State Legislative Leaders Say They've Reached School Funding Deal State Legislative Leaders Say They've Reached School Funding Deal
- August 25, 2017

Rauner's early July sudden dismissal of his former Chief of Staff Rich Goldberg kicked off a surge of firing and resignations within the upper echelon of his advisors inside government and on his re-election campaign. "On Tuesday, the governor's office released a statement saying, "...the governor - as a white male - does not have anything more to add to the discussion". (more...)
Canada introduces third 'unspecified' gender for passports Canada introduces third 'unspecified' gender for passports
- August 25, 2017

The change is all part of a controversial new law in Canada , Bill C-16, that recognizes transgenderism as an essential human right and insists that upon the use of "gender-neutral" language; non-compliance could result in being charged with hate speech. (more...)
Cohn Drafted Resignation Letter in Wake of Charlottesville Cohn Drafted Resignation Letter in Wake of Charlottesville
- August 25, 2017

US President Donald Trump (left) and head of the White House national economic council Gary Cohn (far right). Breitbart News, the website of former Trump adviser Steve Bannon, has already lashed out at Cohn for his remarks, making them the top story and surrounding Cohn's first name with globe emoji characters. (more...)
Harvey Now A Hurricane, Likely To Become Major Harvey Now A Hurricane, Likely To Become Major
- August 25, 2017

New Orleans officials still are not sure how quickly water can be pumped out of the city during a severe storm , but they hope to have a better... The seven Texas counties on the coast from Corpus Christi to the western end of Galveston Island are under mandatory evacuation orders for the tens of thousands of residents in all low-lying areas. (more...)
Scapegoating us won't help stabilise war-ravaged Afghanistan
- August 25, 2017

If the U.S. wants to end this debilitating war, it must focus on local forces for a permanent solution, and leave Afghanistan sooner rather than later - and with some dignity. We recognise that we have many common interests with Pakistan and common enemies. "And we've not been fighting that way". Tankel further said that even some Pakistani analysts recognise that it would be hard for the Pakistan military to ensure the full security of these weapons once they were deployed in the field. (more...)
'Termination was needed,' mayor says on Felix G. Arroyo's firing 'Termination was needed,' mayor says on Felix G. Arroyo's firing
- August 25, 2017

After the woman came forward, Arroyo was suspended with pay, but Human Resources Director Vivian Leonard apparently informed the alleged victim that she was being moved out of health and human services and over to the city's Department of Public Facilities, which the woman interpreted as a demotion. (more...)
Spain 'shared information about attack cell leader with Belgium in 2016' Spain 'shared information about attack cell leader with Belgium in 2016'
- August 25, 2017

Mr Forn said police gave their Belgian counterparts what they had but at no point had anyone told them Es Satty had been investigated or was unsafe. A High Court judge in Spain has announced a ruling on the four surviving suspects in last week's terrorist attacks in which 15 people were killed and over 100 injured. (more...)

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