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Japan urged to 'walk the talk' in improving ties with China Japan urged to 'walk the talk' in improving ties with China
- August 08, 2017

However, China has refused to acknowledge the ruling. When the communique was issued later, the ASEAN ministers surprisingly defied China's stance with indirect criticism of Beijing's land reclamation and military fortifications in the disputed waters. (more...)
Trump Takes a Hypocritical 17-Day Vacation And We're All Like, Trump Takes a Hypocritical 17-Day Vacation And We're All Like, "Byeee!"
- August 08, 2017

Around 7 a.m., the president took aim at "fake news" and attacked U.S. Sen. This follows reports the president had referred to the White House as a "dump", inspiring him to make some necessary improvements now that he lives there full time with wife Melania and son Baron. (more...)
Climber Falls, Dies On Capitol Peak Climber Falls, Dies On Capitol Peak
- August 08, 2017

Rescue crews were taken by a Flight for Life helicopter to the scene and determined the hiker had injuries that were "not compatible with life", according to the Sheriff's Office. Knife Edge is a well-known crossing spot on the notoriously difficult-to-climb Capitol Peak. Jake Lord, 25, of Parker, died ascending a couloir the morning of July 15th. (more...)
Dunkin' Brands Group Inc Dunkin' Brands Group Inc
- August 08, 2017

The fund bought 3,725 shares of the restaurant operator's stock, valued at approximately $204,000. The expansion of the simplified menu comes after customer traffic to the chain's established US stores slowed during the second quarter compared to a year ago. (more...)
Chart Level Analysis on Shares of Molson Coors Brewing Company
- August 08, 2017

Investors may be looking for the next positive catalyst to create a solid breakout. Investors may be trying to define which trends will prevail in the second half of the year. Investors will commonly use Williams %R in conjunction with other trend indicators to help spot possible stock turning points. iShares EURO Total Market Gr Lg UCITS ETF (IDJG.L)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -43.59. (more...)
Conway, ABC host tangle over Trump's involvement in son's statement Conway, ABC host tangle over Trump's involvement in son's statement
- August 08, 2017

Conway suggested that the dip in Republican support may have been voters' way of reminding the president to stay focused and dedicated to the promises he made during his campaign, such as strengthening the economy and carrying out tax reform. (more...)
China says sea feud talks can start this year China says sea feud talks can start this year
- August 08, 2017

ASEAN foreign ministers failed to promptly issue a joint communique after their annual gathering Saturday due to a disagreement over whether to include criticism, even indirectly, of China's increasingly assertive moves in the contested territories and the way to express concern over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, two Southeast Asian diplomats told The Associated Press on yesterday. (more...)
Asean, China adopt code of conduct framework for South China Sea Asean, China adopt code of conduct framework for South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

As in past criticisms, they did not cite China by name. This document will help ASEAN and China move forward to negotiating an effective COC, he added. "The ministers voiced their strong opposition to coercive unilateral actions that could alter the status quo and increase tensions", they said in a joint statement on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ministerial meetings in Manila. (more...)
USA says South China Sea talks will be a key test USA says South China Sea talks will be a key test
- August 08, 2017

While Asean foreign ministers emphasized the importance of non-militarization on their communique, there was no direct mention of China and its reported fortification of features in the contested waters in the document. ASEAN's deadlock over the statement highlights China's growing influence on the grouping at a time of uncertainty over the new United States administration's security priorities and whether it will try to keep China's maritime activities in check. (more...)
Kane County to see first solar eclipse in 99 years
- August 08, 2017

For the first time in nearly 100 years, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country from the West Coast to the East Coast. The last time an eclipse touched both American coasts was in 1918. This is a solar eclipse. Shadow bands during a total solar eclipse on November 14, 2012. It will feature, on average, an astonishing 90 percent totality for many of us in the Treasure State. (more...)
Diplomats urge cooperation in South China Sea dispute Diplomats urge cooperation in South China Sea dispute
- August 08, 2017

The ASEAN ministers also mentioned in their 46-page statement a vague reference to an worldwide arbitration ruling a year ago that invalidated China's historical claims to virtually all of the South China Sea. The framework was agreed by senior diplomats from Asean and China in the southwestern Chinese city of Guiyang in May. It strikes a similar note to other tough talk by Xi about China's territorial disputes with its neighbors, including in the South China Sea. (more...)
Anthony Scaramucci Returns To Life As A Background Villain Anthony Scaramucci Returns To Life As A Background Villain
- August 08, 2017

The prankster was able to successfully pose as President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , in an email sent to homeland security adviser Tom Bossert. He later added: "Because what happens here in Washington is people say one thing to your face but they don't really mean it, and they say something else behind your back". (more...)
Silver Alert declared for missing Fort Wayne man Silver Alert declared for missing Fort Wayne man
- August 08, 2017

Runyen, who also is being treated for hypertension, is white; 5 feet, 9 inches tall; weighs 275 pounds and has a large frame. Joyner said Runyen should've made it home by 2 p.m. He may be driving a 2004 Buick LeSabre, with an IL plate 203711. Runyen may be confused and require immediate medical assistance, police said. Anyone with information about Runyen is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-2213 or 911. (more...)
Boosie Badazz sparks outrage with oral sex offer for 14yo son Boosie Badazz sparks outrage with oral sex offer for 14yo son
- August 08, 2017

Like most dads, Boosie wanted to let his son know that he was thinking about him on his special day. Do you think he went too far? While that may have been "funny" to some people, Boosie's son is only 14 years old. "This is sick a grown woman doing this is MOLESTATON and if you get someone his age you're a f--ing pervert", another commented. Some people think that it's amusing and have been posting memes and other jokes, while others think it's a shame that Boosie would post such a ... (more...)
Environment Canada confirms second tornado touched down near Huntsville Environment Canada confirms second tornado touched down near Huntsville
- August 08, 2017

Environment Canada said based on a storm damage survey, it said the tornado - with estimated wind speeds of 130 to 150 km/h - tracked around nine kilometres. Emergency management crews and the Office of the Fire Marshal were alerted, while more than 8,000 Hydro One customers were reportedly without power. (more...)
Mexichem buys 80% of Netafim for $1.5b Mexichem buys 80% of Netafim for $1.5b
- August 08, 2017

On Monday, the equity firm Permira announced that it is selling its stake in the drip irrigation company Netafim to Mexichem , a Mexican company, for $1.5 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, the Mexican PVC pipe and specialty chemicals maker will acquire an 80 percent interest in Netafim, which develops smart drip and micro-irrigation solutions. (more...)
Donald Trump to go on two-week working vacation: White House Donald Trump to go on two-week working vacation: White House
- August 08, 2017

The installation of a new HVAC system was originally slated for 2014, The New York Times reported . Trump was a harsh critic of Barack Obama when the latter was President for taking too many days of vacation. What for? If you're not happy with your job, just leave. When running for president, Trump said that he wouldn't have time for golf if elected. (more...)
US Report on Drastic Climate Impact Awaits Trump Approval
- August 08, 2017

The study "directly contradicts claims" from Trump and some in his cabinet, the Times wrote, because they "say that the human contribution to climate change is uncertain and that the ability to predict the effects is limited". It found no direct link in the Southeast. Pruitt said in March he did not believe carbon dioxide was a primary greenhouse gas contributing to global warming . (more...)
ASEAN, China adopt framework for crafting code on South China Sea ASEAN, China adopt framework for crafting code on South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

Manila: Vietnam urged other South-East Asian nations to take a stronger stand against Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, as a tense regional security forum began with North Korea also under fire over its nuclear programme. China has opposed including mention of its island-building or an arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's historical claims to the strategic waters. (more...)
Partial lunar eclipse to take place early this week
- August 08, 2017

Tonight is the official start to eclipse season with a full moon partial lunar eclipse . A penumbral eclipse involves the Earth's lighter outer shadow (penumbra) covers the moon. Solar scientists can, and have, simulated eclipses through the use of a coronagraph. This won't be the only total solar eclipse in the near future. (more...)
Partial lunar eclipse on Aug 7, to be visible from India
- August 08, 2017

It was also called the Green Corn Moon or the Grain Moon. "The greatest eclipse, that is when the moon will be covered to the maximum extent will be around 11.50 p m". It is only when a part of the Moon passes through the umbra, a partial lunar eclipse is seen. For those who are able to view this eclipse, probably the most interesting thing to watch with binoculars or a telescope is when the umbra moves over the dazzling lunar crater Tycho, briefly plunging it into darkness between 18:07 and ... (more...)
Trump defends his working vacation Trump defends his working vacation
- August 08, 2017

According to TrumpGolfCount.com , the president has visited one of his golf clubs more than 40 times since his inauguration, which comes out to about once every 4.8 days. It definitely doesn't appear the responsibilities of being the leader of the free world are are encroaching on Donald Trump's leisure time , as he was spotted gatecrashing a wedding for the second time in a month. (more...)
AMBER ALERT issued for abducted 3-year-old Md. girl AMBER ALERT issued for abducted 3-year-old Md. girl
- August 08, 2017

She was last seen wearing pink-flowered capris and an orange top. She is described as a white female, 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair with blond highlights. "The case is very fluid and we are sorting out the details", the Worcester County sheriff's department tweeted around 9:45 p.m. when the girl was found. (more...)
Russian Federation tells U.S. 'it's ready to normalise dialogue' Russian Federation tells U.S. 'it's ready to normalise dialogue'
- August 08, 2017

Tillerson broadly echoed that sentiment, saying the two countries had critical national security issues to discuss despite deep disagreements on some matters. For the Trump administration, it may be an opportunity to turn the United States relationship with Russia into a form of a more targeted, two-man-channel format working on specific issues (such as the Ryabkov-Shannon mechanism or the Volker-Surkov contact group) or more confidential work such as what Russians and Americans are ... (more...)
Scream of German Daesh girl, 16, facing execution Scream of German Daesh girl, 16, facing execution
- August 08, 2017

In the shocking footage, Wenzel can be seen struggling to walk as if she had been injured as soldiers escort her away from the hideout. Iraqi soldiers were recorded celebrating as they dragged 16-year-old Linda Wenzel , along with 20 female ISIS supporters from various countries, out of a tunnel under Mosul's old city in July. (more...)
Court Docs: Men were raping 11-year-old when they killed her Court Docs: Men were raping 11-year-old when they killed her
- August 08, 2017

James Brower and Tobias Rundstrum-Wooding are accused of raping and suffocating O'Connor, who was the half-sister of Brower's children and was on an extended stay with the men when she was killed. His lawyer, Scott Clippinger, said Rundstrom-Wooding "intends to fight this to the end". Both men are charged with first-degree murder and are due back in court Tuesday. (more...)
Arkansas prison back to normal after attempted takeover Arkansas prison back to normal after attempted takeover
- August 08, 2017

Further details were not immediately available. The three officers had been released earlier Monday evening without injuries. An inmate who had not been involved in the initial disturbance was taken to the hospital earlier Monday with injuries. (more...)
Scaramucci Removed as White House Communications Director at Kelly's Urging Scaramucci Removed as White House Communications Director at Kelly's Urging
- August 08, 2017

In a new radio segment , interviewer Ryan Lizza explains how The Mooch called him to reveal the source of a leak and ended up saying way more than he should have - and never said any of it was off the record! He observed Steve Bannon likes to perform fellatio on himself. (more...)
Storm Causes Damage In Salisbury, Residents Believe A Tornado Touched Down Storm Causes Damage In Salisbury, Residents Believe A Tornado Touched Down
- August 08, 2017

In the parking lot of The Pavilion at 1400 South off of South Salisbury Boulevard, high winds flipped a vehicle onto two others. Overturned cars had piled up in front of Cricket Wireless store. There was no tornado warning or watch for the Salisbury area issued by the National Weather Service. A combination of instability and wind shear developed in small corridor ahead of this stem, creating conditions favorable for a brief tornado to spin-up. (more...)
Martyn Waghorn's gone as Ipswich make move for Rangers striker Martyn Waghorn's gone as Ipswich make move for Rangers striker
- August 08, 2017

Able to play anywhere across the attacking line, the 27-year-old joins Joe Garner in leaving Rangers to join Ipswich this summer. Ipswich claim they fought off opposition to land Waghorn and he has put pen to paper on a contract running until 2019 at Portman Road. (more...)

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