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Opposition MPs will meet President over floor test, says DMK chief Stalin Opposition MPs will meet President over floor test, says DMK chief Stalin
- August 30, 2017

Palaniswami. Speaking to reporters at the party headquarters, Stalin said, "The same governor had asked the Edappadi government in February to show majority when 11 MLAs supporting deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam voted against the party". (more...)
Arsene Wenger should leave the club, says former striker Ian Wright Arsene Wenger should leave the club, says former striker Ian Wright
- August 30, 2017

Wenger signed a new two-year contract back in May after leading the Gunners to FA Cup glory, but after they missed out on Champions League qualification by finishing fifth. They may not have to wait much longer with the potential of losing him for nothing at the end of the season - when his contract expires - very real. (more...)
Mandira Bedi to debut as a vamp in Prabhas starrer Saaho Mandira Bedi to debut as a vamp in Prabhas starrer Saaho
- August 30, 2017

And these are not counting Shraddha Kapoor and Neil Nitin Mukesh , the former of which has bagged Saaho as Prabhas' heroine. The sources say, "Mandira who is essaying a negative character called Kalki, was shooting in Hyderabad with Jackie till recently". (more...)
North Korea launches trio of missiles amidst US-South Korea military drills North Korea launches trio of missiles amidst US-South Korea military drills
- August 30, 2017

Shells hit islands standing in for South Korea's Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands while special forces landed in rubber boats or parachuted in and "wiped out the desperate enemy with various combat methods", the Korean Central News Agency said. (more...)
LaVar Ball releases trailer for Facebook reality show 'Ball in the Family' LaVar Ball releases trailer for Facebook reality show 'Ball in the Family'
- August 30, 2017

In this series, comedian Andrew Santiago reviews spots in America to find not only good food but good people, doing good work in their community. The first two episodes of the series will debut on Thursday on Facebook Watch, with subsequent episodes posted every Sunday starting on September 10. (more...)
Mattis: US Is 'Never out of Diplomatic Solutions' Concerning Korea
- August 30, 2017

Despite what some headlines might suggest , Mattis isn't exactly putting a freeze on Trump's transgender policy. The panel will be drawn from the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, but its members have yet to be named . Mattis continued, "As directed, we will develop a study and implementation plan, which will contain the steps that will promote military readiness, lethality, and unit cohesion, with due regard for budgetary constraints and consistent with applicable law". (more...)
Marcoses willing to return ill-gotten wealth -Duterte Marcoses willing to return ill-gotten wealth -Duterte
- August 30, 2017

Alvarez has a pending bill seeking to abolish the PCGG which was created to recover the wealth believed to have been illegally amassed by the late President Ferdinand Marcos. He has a pending case against Robredo's victory in last year's elections. Marcos was ousted from the presidency on February 25, 1986 after three days of a bloodless uprising. (more...)
Meet Syrian migrant Angela Merkel Meet Syrian migrant Angela Merkel
- August 30, 2017

Merkel also spoke out the same day in an interview with rival German broadcaster ZDF. "The head of government has to act and I did", she added". Merkel sharply condemned a remark by a top AfD leader that her government's integration commissioner could be "disposed of in Anatolia", a name for the eastern part of Turkey. (more...)
Vietnam fulfills target of being in top three at SEA Games 29 Vietnam fulfills target of being in top three at SEA Games 29
- August 30, 2017

The Red-and-White squad's gold medal tally is lower than the targeted 55 gold medals and even below the achievement of the 2015 SEA Games, when Indonesia bagged 47 golds. Singapore participated in 35, skipping weightlifting, volleyball and sepak takraw. Despite the harsh views held by the Bangkok Post, another popular English daily, "The Nation" was more introspective in its assessment of Thailand's performance during the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games, choosing to blame the declining quality of ... (more...)
Mumbai faces more rain after record downpour Mumbai faces more rain after record downpour
- August 30, 2017

Torrential rain, accompanied by strong winds, pummelled Mumbai on Tuesday, disrupting rail, road and air services, uprooting trees, swamping homes, and bringing the megapolis and satellite towns to their knees. The Prime Minister also urged people of Mumbai to take precautions to stay safe. Ten coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra's Thane district on Tuesday due to a landslide though no casualties were reported yet, Business Standard reported. (more...)
Missouri Humane Society Helping with Harvey Pets Missouri Humane Society Helping with Harvey Pets
- August 30, 2017

The humane society is urging anyone who may be interested in becoming a foster parent for these pets to stop by their shelter in Harlingen. It instead began marketing itself as the sole provider of animal care to the devastated area and launched a massive advertising campaign to secure donations. (more...)
Iran calls Kirkuk's support for Kurdish independence referendum 'provocative' Iran calls Kirkuk's support for Kurdish independence referendum 'provocative'
- August 30, 2017

Turkey said the Kirkuk vote was "unacceptable", calling it "another link in the chain of mistakes" and a violation of the Iraqi constitution. In Tuesday's vote, 22 of the 24 present councillors in the 41-member Kirkuk council voted in favour of holding the referendum, said councillor Hala Nur Eddine. (more...)
IT dept questions Rabri Devi and Tejashwi Yadav in benami assets case IT dept questions Rabri Devi and Tejashwi Yadav in benami assets case
- August 30, 2017

Tejashwi arrived at the I-T regional office here at around 10.30 am and left after eight hours. Then Rabri Devi separately faced questions about several properties she received as gifts from various people over the past 15 years. The benami properties allegedly owned by Prasad and his family are located in Patna , Delhi and Aurangabad. The department has said these alleged benami assets bear a "deed" value of about Rs 9.32 crore but the taxman has estimated their current market value at ... (more...)
More businesses pledge support to Houston storm relief More businesses pledge support to Houston storm relief
- August 30, 2017

All charities that raise more than $25,000 a year must register with the Pennsylvania Department of State's Charitable Bureau Division, which can be reached at 1-800-732-0999. Broncos players are also getting involved. The Caterpillar (CAT) Foundation is donating $300,000 to the Red Cross . According to their website , Starbucks has announced a couple of ways that their customers can help with the disaster relief cause. (more...)
Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston
- August 30, 2017

Had a bit of a struggle on the final day but still posted a one-under 69 on Sunday - it just wasn't enough to outlast DJ in the play-off. Henrik Stenson: Fantasy Price £15mLast year's Open Champion struggled at the start of the year, but he has really gained momentum in his last few events - culminating in a victory at the Wyndham Championship and T16 last week. (more...)
Iraqi-Jordanian border reopens to boost bilateral trade — Interview Iraqi-Jordanian border reopens to boost bilateral trade — Interview
- August 30, 2017

An official statement from the two governments said the border point had been secured "against attacks by criminal gangs". Until 2014, Jordan was the gateway for vehicle exports to Iraq. Since past year, the Iraqi army has regained most of Anbar province's main towns that fell to the ultra-hardline jihadist group. Iraqi troops pulled out of the Tarbil crossing, located in western Anbar Province, in the summer of 2014 after the militants swept across the border desert area. (more...)
Theresa May has refused to rule out military action against North Korea Theresa May has refused to rule out military action against North Korea
- August 30, 2017

Downing Street said the group, which includes Andy Palmer, Aston Martin president, David Wright, senior adviser at Barclays Capital Investment, CBI director general Carolyn Fairburn, and Karen Bett, chief executive officer of the Scotch Whisky Association, "showcases the strength" of British business. (more...)
Search underway after nine year old girl disappears from family wedding Search underway after nine year old girl disappears from family wedding
- August 30, 2017

Three different sniffer dogs lost the girl's scent at the same spot in the carpark, regional police chief Yves Marzin said, leading to "one of the possible theories [being] that little Maelys left in a auto, one way or another". Most of the 180 wedding attendees have been interviewed, with police seeking to speak to an additional 70 people attending events nearby. However, she stressed that all leads into the case are being explored, and she warned against "making hasty conclusions". (more...)
Improvements to Posts with Multiple Photos and Videos Improvements to Posts with Multiple Photos and Videos
- August 30, 2017

Despite the limitation of the new gallery feature, photographers will no doubt be rejoicing that they no longer have to compromise their photos' compositions thanks to Instagram forcing the images to a square orientation. That means if you were posting a portrait or landscape photo, you had to let the app crop your photo, reposition the photo strategically, or use a third-party app to place the full photo on a square box. (more...)
Metallica Releasing Remastered 'Master of Puppets' on November 10! Metallica Releasing Remastered 'Master of Puppets' on November 10!
- August 30, 2017

You can pick up the reissue as a standard LP , a standard CD , a three-disc expanded edition, as a limited edition deluxe box set and digitally in the standard CD, three-disc and deluxe box set offerings as well. A "Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set" ups the ante to three LPs, ten CDs, a cassette, two DVDs, a lithograph, a folder with handwritten lyrics and a set of six buttons. (more...)
White House declines to criticize Netanyahu for comments on settlements White House declines to criticize Netanyahu for comments on settlements
- August 30, 2017

On Monday, Israel accused Iran of building facilities in Syria and Lebanon for the production of precision-guided missiles. Abbas' visit comes days after United States presidential adviser Jared Kushner met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to try to jumpstart peace talks. (more...)
White Nationalist Opened Fire At Crowd During Charlottesville Rally, Police 'Never Moved' White Nationalist Opened Fire At Crowd During Charlottesville Rally, Police 'Never Moved'
- August 30, 2017

Before reaching the edge of the frame, he turns back, drawing a pistol and shouting, "Hey, n****r". He then pulls out his gun, cocks it and fires one shot toward the protesters before rejoining his fellow marchers. Virginia State Police were standing behind barricades not far from where the shot was sacked, but appeared to have no reaction. Attempts by CNN to identify an attorney representing Preston were unsuccessful Sunday. (more...)
'Lebanon has triumphed over ISIS terrorism' 'Lebanon has triumphed over ISIS terrorism'
- August 30, 2017

Colonel Ryan said that airstrikes against the Islamic State convoy remained a possibility but had not yet taken place because coalition officials were trying to verify whether civilians were in the group. Islamic State has lost swathes of territory since 2015 in both Syria and Iraq, including the Iraqi city of Mosul . The ceasefire took effect at 7:00 a.m. (more...)
USA shoots down missile in test off Hawaii coast
- August 30, 2017

Using Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) guided missiles, the test intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii by using the USS John Paul Jones's onboard AN/SPY-1 radar. This is not the first time the US forces have conducted this sort of test. After the launch, the US President Donald Trump returned to its usual threatening. (more...)
Rowley named as Scottish Labour interim leader following Dugdale's sudden exit Rowley named as Scottish Labour interim leader following Dugdale's sudden exit
- August 30, 2017

And she strongly denied suggestions that she had quit now in order to avoid being pushed out by supporters of Mr Corbyn, many of whom still resent Ms Dugdale's backing for Owen Smith when he challenged Mr Corbyn for the Labour leadership past year. (more...)
Tropical rain from Harvey comes to metro Atlanta, north Georgia Tropical rain from Harvey comes to metro Atlanta, north Georgia
- August 30, 2017

The forecast calls for an 80 percent chance of rain in Meridian through Wednesday, with the heaviest falling between 1-7 p.m. Right now we have most of Thursday dry. Scattered showers and storms continue to press across the region this evening, but it's all eyes on Harvey . Highs will be in the 80s. The Gulf of Mexico will be full throttle with warm humid air overhead and with the moisture from Harvey in place. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath Takes A Different Route To UP Assembly. Here's Why Yogi Adityanath Takes A Different Route To UP Assembly. Here's Why
- August 30, 2017

By choosing to go to the Upper House, Adityanth joins the list of his predecessors Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati, who too were members of the Legislative Council. Adityanath and Maurya will have to resign. Other UP chief ministers who had opted for the Legislative Council route are Narain Dutt Tiwari and late Ram Prakash Gupta (BJP). (more...)
BBB offers tips on helping Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey BBB offers tips on helping Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Such fraudulent schemes may involve contact by telephone, social media, e-mail or in-person solicitations. The Federal Trade Commission recommends donating to charities you know and trust, and to avoid those that seem to have sprung up overnight related to current events. (more...)
Harvey makes second landfall in Louisiana-Texas border
- August 30, 2017

State offices in 28 parishes and most Baton Rouge area schools won't open Wednesday in anticipation of possible severe weather. It housed 20 people Sunday night , including eight from Texas. About 500 people were evacuated in southwest Louisiana's most populous parish early Tuesday , as a heavy band of rain pushed waterways out of their banks, Calcasieu Parish spokesman Tom Hoefer said. (more...)
Mother dies, infant survives after falling into rain swollen Beaumont drainage ditch Mother dies, infant survives after falling into rain swollen Beaumont drainage ditch
- August 30, 2017

Overwhelmed by the flooding roadway, the woman pulled into a parking lot along Interstate 10 around 3.30pm yesterday. She and her child were rescued by two Beaumont police officers and two Beaumont Fire Rescue divers after they spotted the mother floating. (more...)