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Michelle Carter could get 20-year prison term at Thursday sentencing Michelle Carter could get 20-year prison term at Thursday sentencing
- August 03, 2017

Carter's actions, and also her failure to act, where she had a self-created duty to Mr. Roy since she had put him into that toxic environment, constituted each and all wanton and reckless conduct", and that "said conduct caused the death of Mr. (more...)
Switzerland unveils world's longest suspension bridge Switzerland unveils world's longest suspension bridge
- August 03, 2017

A 1,621 foot-long bridge opened in southern Switzerland on Saturday and claimed the title of "world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge". The bridge is situated on the Europaweg that connects the villages of Zermatt and Graechen. The view from the bridge provides a panoramic view of the Alps, including the nearby Matterhorn. Engineers from Swissrope and Lauber cableways took just 10 weeks to erect the bridge which is only 65 cm wide. (more...)
Douglas Lane & Associates LLC Acquires 132 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Douglas Lane & Associates LLC Acquires 132 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)
- August 03, 2017

The stock rose 2.21% or $0.33 reaching $15.27 per share. About 1.92 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.68% the S&P500. Davidson Kempner Capital Management Lp increased Costco Whsl Corp New ( COST ) stake by 1066.67% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci Thinks He Was Misunderstood. Now He Wants to Explain
- August 03, 2017

He just hated that his relationship was being discussed in public. He apparently seemed more excited to talk about the wonderful people he was planning to bring into the White House fold. Noah said. "I haven't even finished my Scaramucci tattoo!" He perked up when he started talking about the fantastic team he was going to bring into the White House's communications shop and the big plans he was going to enact after a tumultuous first week. (more...)
Australian police free one of four suspects in 'Islamic-inspired' plot Australian police free one of four suspects in 'Islamic-inspired' plot
- August 03, 2017

The 50-year-old, named by his lawyer as Adbul Merhi, was arrested after five homes were raided on Saturday, which sparked a tightening of security at major domestic and global airports. Tough few days, but he's relieved the truth is out. Australian Federal Police said the raids by the Joint Counter Terrorism Team in four suburbs in different parts of the city "relate to an ongoing investigation". (more...)
Trump on North Korea: Trump on North Korea: "It will be handled"
- August 03, 2017

It will be handled". A South Korea defence ministry official told Reuters the military was watching the situation in the North closely but did not provide more information because it was classified. After his death, President Donald Trump said he was determined to "prevent such tragedies from befalling innocent people at the hands of regimes that do not respect the rule of law or basic human decency". (more...)
Almost 5000 Pounds of Beef Recalled After Possible Styrofoam Contamination Almost 5000 Pounds of Beef Recalled After Possible Styrofoam Contamination
- August 03, 2017

The problem was discovered on July 29 when the company was made aware of foreign materials, specifically shredded pieces of Styrofoam packaging, in the product. The meat was shipped as far as Miami-area supermarkets, The Miami Herald reports . The Food Safety and Inspection Service says no illnesses related to this recall have been reported. (more...)
Australian nurse jailed for illegal Cambodian surrogacy — BBCI Australian nurse jailed for illegal Cambodian surrogacy — BBCI
- August 03, 2017

She was convicted on Thursday and sentenced. The women told the court they had not been coerced by Davis-Charles or her associates. The court also ordered Davis-Charles to pay 4 million riel, about $1,000, in fines to the state. The surrogacy business boomed in Cambodia after it was put under tight restrictions in neighboring Thailand . During the trial she denied recruiting the surrogates, saying her role was limited to providing medical care. (more...)
Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House Homeland security secretary replaces Priebus at White House
- August 03, 2017

The former presidential candidate also called for respect for the former general's predecessor Reince Priebus , exited the White House with an "extraordinary level of class and dignity". Trump was all positives early on Monday and sought to extinguish the drama surrounding the White House, tweeting: "Highest Stock Market EVER, best economic numbers in years, unemployment lowest in 17 years, wages raising, border secure, S.C.: No WH chaos". (more...)
Ex-CEO of Rentboy.com gets 6 months for promoting prostitution Ex-CEO of Rentboy.com gets 6 months for promoting prostitution
- August 03, 2017

Hurant, 51, had asked for no jail time, saying that his website had improved conditions for gay sex workers and escort advertising was rarely prosecuted, but prosecutors wanted jail time to send a message and deter others. "I believe that consensual sex work between adults should be decriminalized and destigmatized". "I really don't want to say anything that will put my foot in my mouth", Hurant said as the courtroom burst into laughter. (more...)
Water board, DEC meet to discuss river discharge Water board, DEC meet to discuss river discharge
- August 03, 2017

Video taken from a helicopter showed black-colored water along the Niagara River's USA shoreline below the falls that border the country and Canada. Seeping out near the dock where the popular Maid of the Mist boat tour of the renowned waterfalls operates from, it could be clearly seen from the cliff faces above the Niagara River, on both the Canadian and American side of the border. (more...)
Cricket Australia and players finally reach pay deal Cricket Australia and players finally reach pay deal
- August 03, 2017

The agreement paves the way for the cricketers to be re-contracted and the Bangladesh series to go ahead as planned. Australia start a two-Test series in Bangladesh on 27 August, while the Ashes get under way on 23 November. The two warring parties have since December a year ago butted heads on the key terms of a new MoU, most contentiously the issue revenue-sharing. It will mark the first time that Australia's female cricketers have been included in the revenue sharing agreement since its ... (more...)
Syrian refugees and fighters return home from Lebanon Syrian refugees and fighters return home from Lebanon
- August 03, 2017

The group's presence in Lebanon has left scores of people dead. Around 150 buses were stationed at the Lebanese-Syrian border Monday to transport thousands of Syrians to the Syrian regions of Idlib and Qalamoun. The deal began with the exchange of the remains of nine HTS and five Hezbollah fighters on Sunday, according to Hezbollah sources . Meanwhile, the United Nations refugee agency is concerned about the return of the rebels and their families to war-torn Syrian cities. (more...)
WME | IMG Gets $1 Billion Cash Infusion WME | IMG Gets $1 Billion Cash Infusion
- August 03, 2017

WME-IMG, which is led by co-CEOs Ari Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell, spent over US$4 billion to purchase the UFC last July. The new round does not alter Silver Lake's investment in the company. "We believe WME-IMG is a unique platform across media, entertainment and sports with significant growth opportunities and remain optimistic about continued near and long-term equity value creation at the company". (more...)
Airport security loophole fears after Australia plane plot Airport security loophole fears after Australia plane plot
- August 03, 2017

Qantas, Virgin and Jetstar were advising their passengers to arrive early but then told passengers arriving at the airport they would have to wait to check in their bags. Aviation experts have also warned about loopholes, such as the use of private-sector security guards instead of government employees at airports, and no photo ID checks for passengers at domestic terminals. (more...)
Jordan Spieth chasing milestones as he opens 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Jordan Spieth chasing milestones as he opens 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
- August 03, 2017

George W Bush was among the list of notable names to congratulate Jordan Spieth on his Open triumph, but the three-time major champion will not be taking driving lessons off the 43rd United States president any time soon. "So essentially it was 20 yards offline", Spieth said. "What makes it more hard than just saying it's another major is that it's one a year now instead of four a year that that focuses on, if that's what the focus is, but my focus isn't on completing the career Grand Slam". (more...)
SMU Students Outraged That 9/11 Memorial Flags Must Be Moved SMU Students Outraged That 9/11 Memorial Flags Must Be Moved
- August 03, 2017

At Southern Methodist University (SMU), the school's Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chapter requested the use of Dallas Hall Lawn, a popular section on campus, to host the organization's annual 9/11 Never Forget Project as it has for the last two years. (more...)
Scaramucci says vulgar rant was (mostly) a joke
- August 03, 2017

Scaramucci shocked many last week with an expletive-laced interview that targeted then-chief of staff Reince Priebus and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon . It was one Italian to another". President Donald Trump enjoyed the outburst, sources close to the White House told The Huffington Post . He said he felt burned by the piece. (more...)
Ruckus in Maharashtra House over CM Fadnavis' sidekick Ruckus in Maharashtra House over CM Fadnavis' sidekick
- August 03, 2017

Recorded CDs that were provided by the Opposition leaders in support of their charges would be sent to forensic laboratory to ascertain the authenticity of the voices in those and match the data. "A clarification was issued in my name over an issue that was presented in the legislature", Mehta said in his letter addressed to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis . (more...)
Fiduciary Group LLC Has $783000 Position in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
- August 03, 2017

The stock declined 0.10% or $0.22 reaching $226.78 on the news. The stock of Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) position in the minds of the trading market reflects a broad analysis of technical's and inherent trends which strengthen overall market-trading viability. (more...)
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Receives $4.00 Average Price Target from Analysts Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LYG) Receives $4.00 Average Price Target from Analysts
- August 03, 2017

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of LYG . 09/26/2016 - Lloyds Banking Group Plc was downgraded to " by analysts at Goldman Sachs. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This represents a yield of 2.98%. Lloyds Banking Group PLC's dividend payout ratio is presently 92.86%. (more...)
Actor Dilip Kumar hospitalised Actor Dilip Kumar hospitalised
- August 03, 2017

According to the hospital, the 94-year-old is stable and will be discharged in a few days. Many of his tests have been done in the hospital. Dilip Kumar has has become a victim of death hoax several times. " He was admitted due to dehydration and urine (tract) infection". The real name of Kumar is Mohammad Yusuf Khan. He was last seen on the silver screen in the 1998 release "Qila" but he never disappeared from the film industry making frequent appearances at gatherings and award ... (more...)
Daycare owner charged in sex assaults of two children Daycare owner charged in sex assaults of two children
- August 03, 2017

Police say 53-year-old Duncan Round of Medford Lakes, New Jersey, the owner and operator of Sprouts Preschool in South Philadelphia, molested a boy and girl, both 5, who were left under his provision on multiple occasions. Investigators reportedly spoke with the children and searched the day care. "We aren't saying there are [more victims] but, we are going to err on the side of caution", said Burgmann on his decision to ask potential victims to come forward. (more...)
Rodrigo Duterte launches astonishing attack on Kim Jong Rodrigo Duterte launches astonishing attack on Kim Jong
- August 03, 2017

It must be stopped, this nuclear war". USA officials have been sounding the alarm on North Korea's nuclear ambitions in recent months and the Trump administration has urged China to put pressure on Pyongyang to curb its nuclear program. Ambassador to the U.N. President Donald Trump has tweeted often about North Korea and condemned both its missile launches and its leader. In his interview on MSNBC on Wednesday, McMaster described North Korea's missiles as a "grave threat". (more...)
Gujarat Congress MLAs' 'Bengaluru abode' raided by IT department Gujarat Congress MLAs' 'Bengaluru abode' raided by IT department
- August 03, 2017

The allegation came after the IT officials on Wednesday morning raided Karnataka Power Minister D K Shivakumar's residence and at a private resort in Bengaluru where 44 Congress lawmakers from Gujarat are staying. Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad demanded that the elections to the Rajya Sabha be held without fear, in a free and fair manner. Jaitley, while addressing the Lok Sabha, said that the raids are being conducted purely on economic front. (more...)
U.S. test-launches unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile
- August 03, 2017

The U.S. government last month said it would bar Americans from traveling to North Korea due to the risk of "long-term detention" there. We do not seek the collapse of the regime. "Only the North Korean's are to blame for this situation". It came after North Korea's test of Hwasong-14 missile on June 4 and again on June 28 which has the potential to hit "entire USA mainland". (more...)
Legislature overrides veto of bill raising tobacco purchasing age to 21 Legislature overrides veto of bill raising tobacco purchasing age to 21
- August 03, 2017

Paul Davis, R-Sangerville. It met the required threshold in the House of Representatives by one vote. Gov. Paul LePage issued 25 vetoes on Tuesday, setting up a marathon Wednesday round of override votes in the Maine Legislature and endangering bills to raise the state's tobacco-buying age to 21 and ban cellphone use while driving. (more...)
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) Shares Bought by North American Management Corp
- August 03, 2017

The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, May 2 by UBS. The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, January 4. As per Thursday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. 26,524 are held by Willingdon Wealth Mngmt. Standard Life Invs invested 0.68% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Iowa Financial Bank reported 2.21% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). (more...)
Christie: 'At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan' Christie: 'At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan'
- August 03, 2017

Christie was in Milwaukee at a Brewers game over the weekend when a Cubs fan yelled his name and shouted, "you suck". Joseph, who said he is a registered Republican and voted for Donald Trump, said he does not apologize for calling Christie a "hypocrite". (more...)
US successfully tests ICBM
- August 03, 2017

Wednesday's tests had a timing expected to be of note in both North Korea, and in China, which has been urged by the Trump administration to pressure Pyongyang on its nuclear program, the New York Times reports. The test was meant to validate the weapon system's effectiveness, readiness and accuracy, US Air Force Global Strike Command announced. It is one of three legs of the nuclear triad, along with strategic bombers and submarine-launched ballistic missiles. (more...)