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Pakistan using India as excuse to support terrorism
- August 29, 2017

Pakistani leaders responded by saying the USA terror charges are an attempt to " scapegoat " their country and accused the American military of failing to defeat the 16-year-old Afghan Taliban insurgency. Islamabad sees its regional archrival New Delhi as a destructive force in Afghanistan, seeking to hurt Pakistan by seeding chaos in the neighboring country. (more...)
Details for President Trump's Missouri visit announced Details for President Trump's Missouri visit announced
- August 29, 2017

Roy Blunt, U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, Gov. Eric Greitens, gubernatorial candidate John Brunner, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, former Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and Springfield Councilwoman Kristi Fulnecky, according to the Missouri Ethics Commission. (more...)
Deadly explosion heard near U.S. diplomatic mission in Kabul Deadly explosion heard near U.S. diplomatic mission in Kabul
- August 29, 2017

Reportedly, the explosion took place close U.S. embassy area, with tight security. The Afghan health ministry was quoted in Afghan media stating that at least one person has been killed and eight injured in the incident. At least one lost life and eight others were injured, reports Tolo news. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the incident. Security forces have cordoned off the area. (more...)
Grand Forks Police track down man wanted in connection to Iowa murder Grand Forks Police track down man wanted in connection to Iowa murder
- August 29, 2017

Police identified the man Monday as 26-year-old Christopher Lenhart, who lived in Des Moines. Investigators have determined that someone set him on fire. Miles was last seen wearing light colored blue jeans and a black hooded sweatshirt. He was carrying one or two large duffel bags and a tent. Grand Forks police are trying to track down a potentially unsafe man tied to a homicide investigation in Iowa. (more...)
HBL to close NY branch HBL to close NY branch
- August 29, 2017

The letter, written on August 28, was copied to the director of Surveillance, Supervision & Enforcement Department of Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan. HBL said that it will "vigorously contest" the fine in USA courts, adding that there will be no "material impact on HBL's business outside of the United States". (more...)
READ: Joel Osteen's Statement About Church Opening as a Shelter READ: Joel Osteen's Statement About Church Opening as a Shelter
- August 29, 2017

According to TMZ , church officials said this one's out of Osteen's hands though - and pointed out the streets surrounding the church are already so flooded, Lakewood is inaccessible. "It's awesome what they're doing there to make people comfortable". A twitter user called Phillip Harris said: "Where's Joel Osteen? ". Open the doors and help people! Joel Osteen , a Houston-based celebrity pastor whose hackneyed smile is reminiscent of every used vehicle salesman to be portrayed in ... (more...)
Donald Trump indulta al polémico exalguacil de Arizona Joe Arpaio — Estados Unidos Donald Trump indulta al polémico exalguacil de Arizona Joe Arpaio — Estados Unidos
- August 29, 2017

La decisión sin dudas provocará una ola de reacciones en los Estados Unidos, a pesar de que ya Trump había avizorado la posibilidad de otorgar su perdón al Ex Sheriff . Sus referencias despectivas hacia los inmigrantes , sobre todo de origen latino, fueron celebradas y emuladas en más de una ocasión en la campaña en las que Trump fue derrotando uno a uno a sus rivales republicanos. (more...)
North Korea Fired A Ballistic Missile Over Japan North Korea Fired A Ballistic Missile Over Japan
- August 29, 2017

North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America. At the same time, South Korea is building up a "decapitation force" meant to kill Kim Jong Un and other key North Korean leaders while building up missile defenses . (more...)
Cajun Navy gathers in Acadiana, heads for Texas Cajun Navy gathers in Acadiana, heads for Texas
- August 29, 2017

In a separate incident, someone attempted to steal one of their boats after it broke down. - Unimaginable flooding in Houston and other parts of Texas as a result of Tropical Storm Harvey has led to what is already a countless number of wonderful rescues and stories of people coming together to help one another survive. (more...)
Netanyahu, Trump to meet in NY on September 17 Netanyahu, Trump to meet in NY on September 17
- August 29, 2017

The meeting will take place while Netanyahu is in NY for the opening of the 72 session of the United Nations General Assembly, Israel Hayom reported Sunday. "In the recent years, I usually meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to ensure, above all, our interests and security on our northern border". After an American delegation led by US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner visited the Middle East last week, a senior US official said that Washington is ... (more...)
China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions
- August 29, 2017

Earlier, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said a ballistic missile may have been fired, without citing a source. The launch is the first by the North since it test-fired a missile on July 28 that could have been created to reach 10,000 km (6,200 miles), putting parts of the US mainland within reach. (more...)
Governor Abbott urges Texans to avoid flooding Governor Abbott urges Texans to avoid flooding
- August 29, 2017

Pressed on Turner's decision, Abbott replied, "Listen, the evacuation issue is something that can't be second-guessed at this time because we have to focus our priority on saving lives". 'But the only way we're going to get through this together as the Texas family is to make sure that we are lashed together at the local level, at the state level, and at the federal level. (more...)
Harvey: Abbott says he's giving Houston 'everything they've asked for' Harvey: Abbott says he's giving Houston 'everything they've asked for'
- August 29, 2017

Pressed on Turner's decision, Abbott replied, "Listen, the evacuation issue is something that can't be second-guessed at this time because we have to focus our priority on saving lives". "Everything they've asked for has been provided and we stand ready to provide even more on top of hat", Abbott told reporters after he was briefed on rescue operations at the Texas emergency operations center in Austin. (more...)
Titan Pharmaceuticals Inc (TTNP) Shares Tick Down -3.03%
- August 29, 2017

It has outperformed by 4.86% the S&P500. Susquehanna maintained the shares of SWK in report on Thursday, April 14 with "Positive" rating. (NYSE:SWK) shares with value of $909,606 were sold by Douglas Craig A. Therefore 42% are positive. On July 11, 2017 Wolfe Research issued its first research report on the stock giving it an initial rating of "Outperform". (more...)
Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba terms his India visit as successful Nepal PM Sher Bahadur Deuba terms his India visit as successful
- August 29, 2017

Principal Secretary-IT and Industries, Jayesh Ranjan took Mr. Deuba around the Infosys facility and also the T-Hub, the incubation facility of the Telangana government and showed him around, also explaining the various initiatives being taken by the Telangana Government. (more...)
Malia Obama Loses It on Fan Who Tries to Take a Picture Malia Obama Loses It on Fan Who Tries to Take a Picture
- August 29, 2017

Saturday 26 August 2017, Malia Obama went to a restaurant to buy a salad with a friend when an elderly woman was recognized and asked if she could take a photo of it for the sake of his grandson. Obama moved in to her Harvard dorm in Boston a few days before this incident with the help of her parents , former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama . (more...)
Woman drove school bus while drunk in SC Woman drove school bus while drunk in SC
- August 29, 2017

The video shows a school bus behaving in an erratic manner as the hazard lights remain on. Authorities say she had a blood alcohol level of 0.31 percent, which is nearly four times the legal limit, according to WCNC . Residents saw the bus driving erratically in the town of Pageland and called police. Authorities say she was so drunk that she "fell into the door" when she attempted to stand up and that she was also slurring her words. (more...)
Coaches Of Duranto Express Derail Near Thane Coaches Of Duranto Express Derail Near Thane
- August 29, 2017

On August 25, a local train running on Mumbai's Harbour line had derailed, while it was returning to the Mahim platform. On August 19, Utkal Express, which was heading towards the town of Haridwar from Puri, derailed near Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, killing 24 and injuring more than 156 people. (more...)
Two Singaporeans convicted of cross-dressing in Abu Dhabi have jail sentences reduced Two Singaporeans convicted of cross-dressing in Abu Dhabi have jail sentences reduced
- August 29, 2017

According to The National, however, an official said August 27, the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department reduced the one-year sentences to a fine of 10,000 dirham, or about $2,700, and deportation. The UAE also criminalises sodomy, pre-marital and extra-marital sex. Rights activists in Singapore had raised $25,000 for their legal and other fees last week, and sent it to a law firm in Abu Dhabi. (more...)
Pakistan committed to peace, stability in Afghanistan: PM
- August 29, 2017

Asif had been invited by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to visit the USA but he delayed it until Donald Trump announced the new Afghan policy. That won't happen, Abbasi said and added that the government was instead looking to curb imports through tariffs and help boost local production."Devaluation is our option, theoretically, even though it should incentivise exports but in reality it doesn't", Abbasi said. (more...)
Netanyahu warns United Nations secretary-general of Iran's 'warfronts' in Syria, Lebanon Netanyahu warns United Nations secretary-general of Iran's 'warfronts' in Syria, Lebanon
- August 29, 2017

In the region for another push to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner, peace envoy Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategy Dina Powell met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday. (more...)
Storm Harvey: Coast Guard urges people not to tweet for help Storm Harvey: Coast Guard urges people not to tweet for help
- August 29, 2017

Two others were rescued in Houston after a Coast Guard crew spotted and hoisted a man, woman and their dog to safety around 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. - Seven people were rescued aboard the tugboat Sabine and airlifted to a rig near Aransas Pass. Rain from now-Tropical Storm Harvey could top 50 inches this week, the Weather Service forecast. (more...)
DOD supporting Hurricane Harvey response DOD supporting Hurricane Harvey response
- August 29, 2017

DOD has also deployed a search and rescue package to Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, TX, including two SAR planners, nine SAR rotary wing aircraft, two fixed-wing aircraft, para-rescue teams, and associated command and control elements. Air National Guard also has aircraft and troops assisting in urban search and rescue efforts in Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. Six rotorcraft from National Guard units in Utah, Nebraska and North Carolina are "inbound" to help with the response as ... (more...)
Manchester United's Phil Jones passed fit for England after ankle injury fears Manchester United's Phil Jones passed fit for England after ankle injury fears
- August 29, 2017

Mourinho has made minimal changes to his XI in the opening weeks of the new Premier League campaign, and a strong start to the season has seen the 20-time English champions win all three of their league matches. "If we manage to have him safe from injuries he is everything I like in a central defender". That was the area of the field Mourinho first addressed when the transfer window reopened this summer as he recruited Benfica's Victor Lindelof. (more...)
Houston police rescue 2000 people but more awaiting help Houston police rescue 2000 people but more awaiting help
- August 29, 2017

The city's mayor also said there were some 5,500 people in area shelters as of Monday morning and that he expected that number to rise "exponentially" by the day's end. "The city is completely under water". The woman tried to get out of her vehicle on Warrenton near Gessner but she didn't make it. One person died in a house fire in Rockport caused by the hurricane. (more...)
Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC)
- August 29, 2017

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, August 28 by Societe Generale. See Newfield Exploration Co. Arete Wealth Advisors Llc stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC). For the year, the company reported profit of $252.9 million, or 70 cents per share. Jane Street Group Ltd has invested 0% in Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC). (more...)
Pet shelters, welfare groups step up to meet Harvey's threat Pet shelters, welfare groups step up to meet Harvey's threat
- August 29, 2017

Almost 200 dogs and cats were taken in by San Antonio's Animal Care Services , including 30 dogs from a flooded shelter in Pleasanton. The dogs and cats will be taken to several facilities across San Diego, including Labradors and Friends Rescue, San Diego Humane Society and Rancho Coastal Humane Society. (more...)
Woman Films 2 Alligators in Her Backyard After Hurricane Harvey Woman Films 2 Alligators in Her Backyard After Hurricane Harvey
- August 29, 2017

The two biggest gators, Big Tex and Big Al, are in trailers, but there are upwards of 350 alligators in the exterior of the facility. "All of these re certified, high fences, but when it won't quit, it won't quit". "The staying power of this storm is just unbelievable". Saurage says the crocodiles, venomous snakes , and other unsafe creatures were captured and are away on high ground, so there is no risk of escaping. (more...)
3 killed as single-engine plane crashes in Georgia woods 3 killed as single-engine plane crashes in Georgia woods
- August 29, 2017

The pilot and two passengers died, Bryan County Emergency Services director Freddy Howell told a news conference. Crews were only able to reach the crash site on foot or by using ATV's. Authorities said the air traffic control lost contact of the three aboard, as the plane was scheduled to from Savannah to Cobb County Georgia. News3 is on the scene and will continue to follow this story. (more...)
To end debt-ceiling battles, eliminate borrowing limit To end debt-ceiling battles, eliminate borrowing limit
- August 29, 2017

I requested that Mitch [McConnell] & Paul [Ryan] tie the Debt Ceiling legislation into the popular V.A. Bill (which just passed) for easy approval. Meanwhile, McConnell was offering praise for Trump during a speech before the Kentucky State Fair. (more...)