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Trump retweets Fox report based on anonymous sources Trump retweets Fox report based on anonymous sources
- August 08, 2017

On Tuesday, Trump retweeted a story that said US spy agencies have detected North Korea "loading two anti-ship cruise missiles on a patrol boat on the country's east coast just days ago". "Whatever the leaks are coming from, if somebody thinks they are getting power or fame from it, all you are doing is putting Americans in danger". President Donald Trump hates intelligence leaks - except when he doesn't. (more...)
United States says South China Sea talks will be a key test
- August 08, 2017

Wang said that China had not carried out reclamation for two years. Several ASEAN diplomats told Reuters that Vietnam was one country that had pushed for stronger wording in the statement. August 6 (EIRNS)-On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ), the foreign ministers of the ten members of Asian and other countries in the Asia Pacific region are meeting starting today in the Philippines, this year's chairman of ASEAN. (more...)
Newlywed couple killed in Kansas crash hours after wedding Newlywed couple killed in Kansas crash hours after wedding
- August 08, 2017

He said it is not known how long the pair had been on the side of the road before another driver found and reported the crash. Austin was a surf instructor and grew up in Fishhoek, Cape Town. Rachel told the Wichita Eagle her daughter met Wesson while on separate Christian missions this year and spent much of their time getting to know one another on FaceTime. (more...)
Spectris plc (LON:SXS) Earns Spectris plc (LON:SXS) Earns "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital
- August 08, 2017

They issued a "buy" rating and a GBX 1,150 ($14.98) target price on the stock. Equiniti Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 163.25 and a 1-year high of GBX 273.50. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Actual Experience PLC's (LON:ACT) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Whitman Howard" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. (more...)
China: 23 killed in landslide in Sichuan province, two missing China: 23 killed in landslide in Sichuan province, two missing
- August 08, 2017

It left four people injured and another one missing, according to the information office of the prefecture government. One image showed hard-hatted men in bright orange jumpsuits holding an IV drip aloft as they carried a man through a muddy cornfield on a stretcher. (more...)
Rain may follow sunny days as pressure moves across Chicago area Rain may follow sunny days as pressure moves across Chicago area
- August 08, 2017

The wind shifting to the northeast won't necessarily dry us out much, but it does reduce the chance of scattered storms by forcing the boundary between the excessively humid air and the just plain humid air south toward Central Alabama. We're watching another weak tropical wave in the Atlantic, however, development is expected to be slow as it tracks west, northwestward. While more widespread activity looks to impart the northern half of the state, I think us towns in central/south Alabama see ... (more...)
J&K: 1 Pakistani LeT terrorist killed in Samboora J&K: 1 Pakistani LeT terrorist killed in Samboora
- August 08, 2017

Umer was reportedly from the Abu Ismail group. Three LeT terrorists, including Ayoub Lelhari from Lelhar Pulwama and Rehman, were holed up at the encounter site, said sources. According to an ANI report , AK 47 rifle has also been recovered from the encounter site. More search operations are likely to be conducted in coming days, as Indian Army looks set to respond rightly to the illegal infiltration bid in the Kashmir valley. (more...)
Chhattisgarh: School girls allege harassment against CRPF members, committee probing incident Chhattisgarh: School girls allege harassment against CRPF members, committee probing incident
- August 08, 2017

The alleged incident took place on July 31, at a state-run residential school in Dantewada district during a cultural programme held ahead of Raksha Bandhan , according to PTI . "Once we get statements recorded under Section 164, more sections could be added", Additional SP (Dantewada) Abhishek Pallava reportedly said. Collector Saurabh Kumar has said that strict action will be taken against the personnel if they are proven guilty. (more...)
J. Cole Rips the Baltimore Ravens for Not Signing Colin Kaepernick J. Cole Rips the Baltimore Ravens for Not Signing Colin Kaepernick
- August 08, 2017

Is Colin Kaepernick asking for too much money considering the marketplace? Harbaugh's brother, Jim Harbaugh, coached Kaepernick at San Francisco, giving him the starting job over Alex Smith when the team went to the Super Bowl during the 2012-13 season. (more...)
Turkey allows German MPs to visit troops: Berlin Turkey allows German MPs to visit troops: Berlin
- August 08, 2017

Under the proposal, NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller can take up to seven members of the German parliamentary defense committee with her on a trip to Konya. The German Federal Republic Parliamentary Armed Forces ombudsman, Hans-Peter Bartels, expressed a similar concern: "If Turkey does not back down, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation base should be relocated to another partner country". (more...)
Warning issued for heavy rain across Sussex Warning issued for heavy rain across Sussex
- August 08, 2017

It is in place between 3am and 9pm today and now for all day tomorrow. Where these occur they are likely to be slow-moving and perhaps thundery. Another band of heavy rain will then pass over the United Kingdom during Wednesday when the heaviest rain is likely. (more...)
John Oliver Nails One of the Trump Administration's Most Notorious Villains John Oliver Nails One of the Trump Administration's Most Notorious Villains
- August 08, 2017

CNN's Jim Acosta asked if the immigration stance stood reverse to American convention stating the words enshrined on the base of Statue of Liberty:"Give me your exhausted, your poor, your huddled masses". "Some of the best things ever made were changed partway through. In the year 2000, did you know a mutant known as Wolverine scaled the Statue of Liberty in a climatic showdown with Sabretooth", "Miller" asks, referencing the climatic scene from the 2000 "X-Men" movie. (more...)
Poll shows Trump's approval rating sinks to lowest level Poll shows Trump's approval rating sinks to lowest level
- August 08, 2017

A poll released by CNN marking U.S. President Donald Trump's 200 days in office on Tuesday showed troubling results for the president. At the same time, the number of those who disapprove of Trump's presidential activities has reached 56%. (more...)
John Oliver torches White House 'Minion' over Lady Liberty crack John Oliver torches White House 'Minion' over Lady Liberty crack
- August 08, 2017

Per the report, the buyer for the condo was listed as a company with the same address as the real estate company Miller's father owns. Miller might be getting a promotion in the White House communications department, and if that's the case, Shore says he'll do his impression again if amusing or Die comes calling. (more...)
Supreme Court dismisses plea on making yoga compulsory in schools Supreme Court dismisses plea on making yoga compulsory in schools
- August 08, 2017

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay , questioned the Ministry of Human resources Development, NCERT, NCTE and CBSE to " include yoga and health education classes for students of classes 1-8, keeping in mind of the fundamental rights. In response, the Centre reportedly informed the SC that, "RTE Act does not specifically mention about the curriculum of yoga". " It is necessary to state that without syllabus, without standard textbooks, without trained teachers and without evaluation of marks, there has ... (more...)
Tillerson visits Thailand to firm up bilateral relations Tillerson visits Thailand to firm up bilateral relations
- August 08, 2017

The comments came during a visit to Bangkok, Reuters reported . The push comes after the United Nations Security Council last weekend voted to impose new sanctions again North Korea. The Thai position has been seen as both a rebuke to Washington and an accommodation to Beijing's aggressive carrot-and-stick diplomacy, which includes both the blandishment of massive infrastructure development projects linking the region and intimidation through naval moves to promote Beijing's territorial ... (more...)
Bear 'takes vehicle for joyride in Colorado' Bear 'takes vehicle for joyride in Colorado'
- August 08, 2017

Police say they do not know what inside the auto attracted the bear. The black bears have been searching for food inside cars because their typical food supply was decimated by a late season frost, La Plata County Sheriff's office spokesman Dan Bender told the BBC . (more...)
Final Fantasy 14 Crosses 10 Million Registered Players Final Fantasy 14 Crosses 10 Million Registered Players
- August 08, 2017

Furthermore, post expansion patches have added new high-level raids, enhancements to player jobs, and a number of other new features. The milestone coincides with the start of the game's annual Moonfire Faire seasonal event, which begins today and last over the course of August. (more...)
Nostrum Oil & Gas (LON:NOG) New Price Targets Nostrum Oil & Gas (LON:NOG) New Price Targets
- August 08, 2017

Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC (LON: NOG ) has earned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the six analysts that are now covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Ameriprise Financial Inc. will post $0.91 EPS for the current fiscal year. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was originally reported by Stock Observer and is owned by of Stock Observer. (more...)
New UN sanctions trigger sharp warning from North Korea New UN sanctions trigger sharp warning from North Korea
- August 08, 2017

But Tillerson appeared more conciliatory on Monday. "It was a gut punch to North Korea to let them know the worldwide community is exhausted of it and we are going to start fighting back", Haley told Fox News . Tillerson said U.S. would not "specify a specific number of days or weeks" before deciding that North Korea had indeed halted its tests. "We're not going to give someone a specific number of days or weeks", Tillerson said when asked about a time frame. (more...)
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $346M, 7th largest in game's history Mega Millions jackpot reaches $346M, 7th largest in game's history
- August 08, 2017

The next Powerball drawing is Wednesday night. You know, of course that if you win, you'll have to pay big federal income taxes. One second-prize ticket was sold for the most recent drawing on Friday. There were two Powerball jackpots already in 2017 that were well over $400 million. The odds of matching all the numbers and taking home the jackpot are 1 in about 258.9 million. (more...)
Belfast disorder: PSNI appeal for calm Belfast disorder: PSNI appeal for calm
- August 08, 2017

Bonfires are traditionally lit in some republican areas to mark the anniversary of the introduction of interment - detention without trial - on 9 August 1971. The disorder was heavily condemned by local politicians. Sinn Féin councillor Deirdre Hargey said residents in the Markets area were "completely disgusted" at the trouble. (more...)
ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

It set the stage for a fiery few days of diplomacy, with the top diplomats from China , the U.S. Russian Federation and North Korea to join their counterparts for security talks from Sunday. "We strongly call upon (North Korea) as a participant of the ASEAN Regional Forum, to positively contribute to realise the ARF vision to maintain the Asia-Pacific as a region of lasting peace, stability, friendship and prosperity", said the ASEAN ministers meeting in Manila. (more...)
U.S. urges end to work on South China Sea outposts
- August 08, 2017

Disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea prevented the region's foreign ministers from promptly issuing their joint communique after an annual gathering in Manila , two Southeast Asian diplomats said Sunday. (more...)
SE Asian ministers endorse sea code framework
- August 08, 2017

The Philippines calls the framework a major step in efforts to ease potential flashpoints. All parties say the framework is only an outline for how the code will be established but critics say the failure to outline as an initial objective the need to make the code legally binding and enforceable, or have a dispute resolution mechanism, raises doubts about how effective the pact will be. (more...)
China warns ASEAN vs 'outside parties' in South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

Southeast Asian foreign ministers yesterday called for non-militarization and self-restraint in the conduct of all activities by claimants and all other states in the South China Sea. Like the Philippines, Vietnam also wanted Asean to insist in the statement that a planned code of conduct for the sea with China be "legally binding", which Beijing opposes. (more...)
Endangered Person Alert issued for missing man Endangered Person Alert issued for missing man
- August 08, 2017

Baker may be driving a red, 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck with SC tag number 43405FM. If you see him, you're asked to call law enforcement. As of Tuesday at 6:30 a.m., the alert for Baker had not been rescinded. Authorities are asking for the public to be on the lookout for a missing 75-year-old man who could be in danger. Dynamic messages on the highways are also activated. (more...)
ASEAN, Beijing adopt framework for crafting code on South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

Alongside Vietnam, the Philippines used to be the most vocal critic of Beijing's expansionism. If we go harsh with everyone, our people will suffer - trade, direct foreign investments, tourism", Cayetano said at the "ASEAN at 50: "The Way Forward" forum in Makati City. (more...)
Mexico violence: Gunmen Kill Three On Baja California Sur Beach Mexico violence: Gunmen Kill Three On Baja California Sur Beach
- August 08, 2017

The prosecutor's office for Baja California Sur state says the attack happened Sunday afternoon at the entrance to Playa Palmilla, a popular beach next to San Jose del Cabo . According to Fox News , the frequent incidents of bloodshed in the area are blamed on clashes between the two most powerful cartels - the Sinaloa drug cartel and the rival Jalisco New Generation cartel. (more...)
Fruth Investment Management Has $211000 Position in AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) Fruth Investment Management Has $211000 Position in AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU)
- August 08, 2017

Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited by 27.0% in the first quarter. Oshkosh Corp (OSK) has risen 42.72% since August 4, 2016 and is uptrending. Citigroup downgraded AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU) on Tuesday, May 10 to "Sell" rating. CIBC downgraded AngloGold Ashanti Limited from a "sector outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating in a research report on Monday, May 15th. (more...)