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Robinson transferring from WKU Robinson transferring from WKU
- August 02, 2017

A source told ESPN that Robinson doesn't want to play at Western Kentucky and that he would be OK transferring or sitting out this year. Not playing anywhere is an option as well. Just days after being served an indefinite suspension for a violation of team rules, Robinson has opted to leave Western Kentucky to pursue his career at another university. (more...)
Hezbollah, ex-Al Qaeda affiliate begin prisoner swap
- August 02, 2017

On Tuesday Nusra Front's leader in the Syrian Qalamoun mountain region told the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai the deal also includes the release of five of its Syrian members being held by Hezbollah and five more being held in a Lebanese prison. (more...)
Man shot by officer was unarmed, witness says Man shot by officer was unarmed, witness says
- August 02, 2017

The first-degree murder trial will be decided by a judge rather than a jury despite objections from prosecutors. "It will not be resurrected here". Jason Stockley is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the December 2011 shooting death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith. (more...)
The US Military Has Detected 'Highly Unusual' North Korean Submarine Activity The US Military Has Detected 'Highly Unusual' North Korean Submarine Activity
- August 02, 2017

The U.S. Pacific Air Forces said in a statement the B-1 bombers were escorted by South Korean fighter jets as they performed a low-pass on Sunday over an air base near the South Korean capital of Seoul before returning to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. (more...)
IT raids DK Shivakumar
- August 02, 2017

Shivakumar and at a private resort near here where 44 Congress lawmakers from Gujarat are staying, said an official. Questioning the timing of the raids against Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar, who was hosting the MLAs, Gohil said the I-T should have raided the resort only if he refused to step out. (more...)
Congress corners Government over IT raid and NOTA in RS
- August 02, 2017

Earlier in the day, Congress cornered the government in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha over the Income Tax raids against Shivakumar. Sources added that more than 200 officials are involved in the investigation. Hence the Minister's room alone is being searched. There was ruckus in Rajya Sabha today as BJP and Congress leaders argued over the income tax raids on Bengaluru's Eagleton Resort where over 40 Gujarat MLAs are housed. (more...)
Abe to shuffle cabinet as voter support plummets
- August 02, 2017

There are growing opinions within the Kishida faction that the foreign minister should assume one of the top three party posts to gain appropriate leadership skills. Abe has also chose to retain Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga and Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko. (more...)
Fiscalía venezolana confirma que 121 personas han muerto durante protestas contra Maduro Fiscalía venezolana confirma que 121 personas han muerto durante protestas contra Maduro
- August 02, 2017

Sin embargo, Maduro dijo ayer en la noche que no tiene ninguna intención de cambiar sus planes de redactar una nueva carta magna. "No voy a tolerar, ni me voy a hacer cómplice de la violaciones a los derechos humanos", enfatizó y agregó que lo único que se pretende es "ejercer el Poder sin límite alguno". (more...)
Wahlausschuss entscheidet über Zulassung der Landeslisten Wahlausschuss entscheidet über Zulassung der Landeslisten
- August 02, 2017

Es kandidieren insgesamt 239 Bewerber und 114 Bewerberinnen. Damit wird der Wahlzettel am 24. September länger als zuletzt: Bei der Bundestagswahl 2013 stellten in der Hauptstadt 17 Parteien Landeslisten auf, bei der Wahl zum Abgeordnetenhaus im Vorjahr waren es 21 Parteien. (more...)
President Trump wants more U.S. access to United Kingdom agricultural markets President Trump wants more U.S. access to United Kingdom agricultural markets
- August 02, 2017

Nonetheless, it was leaked and the full version was posted by USA website Politico . He said: "It'll be a big trade deal - much, much more business than we do right now, many, many times". They just went through hell. 'What would they do with the British Open if they ever got out? But critics have raised fears that British markets could be opened up to U.S. (more...)
Heightened security at Australian airports: What you need to know Heightened security at Australian airports: What you need to know
- August 02, 2017

Sydney Airport aims to do away with manual inspection of passports and boarding passes, with facial recognition enabling passengers to move quickly through the terminal. Then at the boarding gate, cameras would identify passengers as they approach the barriers, which would automatically open and allow the passenger on board: a concept now being trialled at Brisbane Airport with selected Air New Zealand flyers, reports Australian Business Traveller. (more...)
Complete shutdown in Occupied Kashmir against killing of youth Complete shutdown in Occupied Kashmir against killing of youth
- August 02, 2017

According to a police spokesman, the slain militants were involved in grenade attacks on security forces at Kakapora. Infiltration bids, incidentally, have registered a jump in the first seven months of this year as compared to the same time-frame last year, though the security forces have managed to thwart many of them. (more...)
Sessions Speaks In Atlanta To Black Law Enforcement Group Sessions Speaks In Atlanta To Black Law Enforcement Group
- August 02, 2017

I said, "you could take the hand away OK, '"the president said according to The New York Times ". Sessions is expected to address law enforcement officers and families affected by the opioid crisis at the Columbus Police Academy. He believes rising violence and the nation's opioid epidemic require a return to tougher tactics, vowing to make fighting ordinary street crime a top priority for a Justice Department. (more...)
Harvard apologizes after alumni directory said Anthony Scaramucci died Harvard apologizes after alumni directory said Anthony Scaramucci died
- August 02, 2017

Next to his name, there was reportedly an asterisk indicating he had died since the previous release back in 2011. The directory is only mailed to alumni of the prestigious school from which Scaramucci graduated in 1989, WCVB reported. He also worked for the US Export-Import Bank as a senior official. The piece - " Anthony Scaramucci Called Me to Unload About White House Leakers, Reince Priebus, and Steve Bannon " - was written by staffer Ryan Lizzi. (more...)
IT department raids Karnataka minister Shivakumar, takes him out of Eagleton Resort
- August 02, 2017

Congress has also accused the incumbent Gujarat government of trying to lure 22 Congress lawmakers by offering Rs 15 crores and asking them for cross-voting during the polls. The Income Tax Department said in a press release that the searches were authorised under Section 132 of the Income Tax Act as an evidence gathering exercise. (more...)
Driving bans will now be recognised on both sides of border Driving bans will now be recognised on both sides of border
- August 02, 2017

Similarly, British and Northern Irish drivers disqualified by Irish courts will have their disqualifications recognised in Britain. The Irish Prime Minister says he is working to "keep the door open" for Britain to halt Brexit, amid growing rows over the future border with the North. (more...)
Thwarted plot to down plane, Australians say
- August 02, 2017

In a statement, the Australian Federal Police confirmed that four men arrested by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) on Saturday are now in custody pending ongoing enquiries. An airport spokesman said travellers should stick to the new guidelines, which ask travellers to arrive two hours early to allow for additional scrutiny and bag checks, and to limit baggage wherever possible. (more...)
Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away in Silchar Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away in Silchar
- August 02, 2017

The 86-year-old politician died at a hospital in Silchar, Assam this morning. Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourned the death. All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary CP Joshi took too expressed condolence on Twitter citing, "My deepest condolences to @sushmitadevmp at the passing away of her Father North East Congress Leader S M Dev". (more...)
Tillerson: US Willing to Hold Dialogue with N. Korea Tillerson: US Willing to Hold Dialogue with N. Korea
- August 02, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed Tuesday that North Korea test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) for the first time. Ri had previously written to the ASEAN regional bloc's secretary general appealing for backing in its row with the United States to prevent what it warned could be a "nuclear holocaust". (more...)
Solar Capital Ltd. (SLRC) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday
- August 02, 2017

Solar Senior Capital's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 89.81%. It has outperformed by 1.82% the S&P500. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp increased Lilly Eli & Co (LLY) stake by 7.79% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 4 by Deutsche Bank. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Solar Capital from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, April ... (more...)
Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) Position Raised by KCG Holdings Inc
- August 02, 2017

Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) has risen 47.84% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 95.32% the S&P500. ( BZH ) stake by 27.09% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. $1.86M worth of Apple Inc. On Tuesday, May 9 the insider LEVINSON ARTHUR D sold $5.39 million. Another trade for 80,900 shares valued at $3.85M was sold by Callaghan Brian J. (more...)
Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal
- August 02, 2017

The Trump administration certified Iran as being in compliance with the nuclear deal, even though the Republican president has called the agreement - negotiated by his Democrat predecessor Barack Obama - "the worst deal ever". The 2015 agreement between Iran and US-led world powers lifted some sanctions on Tehran in return for curbs on its nuclear program. The U.S. Treasury Department also imposed sanctions on six Iran-based satellite companies after Iran launched Simorgh (Phoenix) satellite ... (more...)
Qld behind in writing skills, NAPLAN shows Qld behind in writing skills, NAPLAN shows
- August 02, 2017

The South Australian government is so concerned by the results it has pledged an extra $67.5 million for schools. "So this is improving reading and numeracy off a high base, but the writing results of course really are a worry and I will be talking to state and territory ministers as part of our school reforms about how we can turn that around". (more...)
Hay donations needed to provide relief to ND farmers in extreme drought Hay donations needed to provide relief to ND farmers in extreme drought
- August 02, 2017

A MI group called Ag Community Relief told Goehring it will send an estimated 10 to 12 semi-truck loads of donated hay to North Dakota later this month. A partnership has been formed by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and North Dakota State University (NDSU) N.D. Agricultural Experiment Station in an effort to organize hay relief efforts for livestock producers in the state. (more...)
IPO Alert: Cochin Shipyard opens for subscription IPO Alert: Cochin Shipyard opens for subscription
- August 02, 2017

Cochin Shipyard's current shipbuilding order book includes Phase-II of the IAC for the Indian Navy, two 500 passenger cum 150 ton cargo vessels and two 1,200 passenger cum 1,000 ton cargo vessels for the Andaman and Nicobar Administration and a vessel for one of the Government of India's projects, Moneycontrolreport said. (more...)
US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan President: What You Need to Know US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan President: What You Need to Know
- August 02, 2017

Given all the risks, some doubt Trump would actually go forward with a broad sanction on Venezuelan oil. Experts say mild option would be to limit the amount of light crude oil the US sends to Venezuela, which is mixed into a denser crude oil that is later exported. (more...)
Why NOTA option, asks Ahmed Patel
- August 02, 2017

Second NOTA was permitted post notification. In the Rajya Sabha, some Opposition members claimed the election will be termed illegal as no Constitution amendment took place to introduce NOTA for the Upper House polls. The poll authorities on Monday announced in Ahmedabad that none of the above (NOTA) option can be used for the Rajya Sabha elections. The MLAs, who would cast vote in the August 8 Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, will have the option of NOTA. (more...)
Trump hails Ukraine coal deal Trump hails Ukraine coal deal
- August 02, 2017

Embassy in Kyiv on July 31, adding that the deliveries should help Ukraine through the winter. "[As the Trump administration] continues to move the country down the path of energy dominance, we hope to see more mutually beneficial partnerships like these in the future". (more...)
Trump Dictated Son's Statement on Russia Meeting
- August 02, 2017

The Post story on Monday came after a rough week for President Trump, which culminated in his firing of new communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Monday after only 10 days on the job, and a tweet from the president assuring his followers that there is "no WH chaos!" in the White House . (more...)
Man fired at Chinese Consulate in LA before taking own life Man fired at Chinese Consulate in LA before taking own life
- August 02, 2017

The man, whose name was not immediately released, then fatally shot himself in his auto outside of the building, Lopez said. It was not immediately clear if the gunman had any political motive, local media cited police source as saying. China has also asked the USA to get to the bottom of the incident. In 2011, a man was arrested after police said he fired nine shots at a security guard outside the same consulate, but only hit the building. (more...)