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Maratha Kranti Morcha: Mumbai schools to be closed, dabbawalas won't work Maratha Kranti Morcha: Mumbai schools to be closed, dabbawalas won't work
- August 08, 2017

The Mumbai Police said that traffic will be diverted from Sir JJ Road, Mohammed Ali Road and the JJ Flyover up to CST and the Hazarimal Somani Marg. The rally will pass through major junctions and is expected to mar traffic, especially after office hours. The education department has asked all south Mumbai division schools to give students a day off to avoid getting stuck in the traffic congestion expected due to the Maratha Kranti Morcha . (more...)
Woman arrested after 11-year-old found dead in vehicle Woman arrested after 11-year-old found dead in vehicle
- August 08, 2017

Route 250 in Pocahontas County just over a mile from the Virginia border. A couple from New York City saw Newsome take the child's body out of the vehicle and over the embankment, police said. The cause of death has not yet been determined and police say this is an active investigation. Newsome was charged with concealing a dead human being, according to CBS contributors in Jacksonville. (more...)
Taliban kill 30 locals in northern province Taliban kill 30 locals in northern province
- August 08, 2017

At least two hundred and thirty five civilians were rescued from the Taliban and ISIS captivity in northern Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan, days after the militants brutally massacred dozens of people in this province. Villagers and local officials claimed that the Taliban joined forces with Islamic State fighters in order to seize Mirza Olang village, but they denied these accusations. (more...)
ASEAN Rebukes China, Then Gives Away the Store
- August 08, 2017

They urged rival claimant states in the South China Sea "to refrain from land reclamation, construction of outposts, militarization of disputed features, and undertaking unilateral actions that cause permanent physical change to the marine environment in areas pending delimitation". (more...)
11-man high school football participation declines by more than 25000 nationally 11-man high school football participation declines by more than 25000 nationally
- August 08, 2017

Those numbers did not include junior varsity or freshmen players not listed on varsity rosters. The drop off came because of a decrease in 11-man football players (25,901 fewer), as there were actually slight increases in 6- and 8-man football. (more...)
U.S. may begin airstrikes against ISIS in Philippines
- August 08, 2017

During his trip to Asia, Tillerson attended the ASEAN Regional Forum, the East Asia Summit Ministerial, the U.S. -ASEAN Ministerial, and the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial, according to the State Department. In its Universal Periodic Review on May 8 at the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Philippines, led by Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, denied the existence of alleged extrajudicial killings of drug traffickers and criminals. (more...)
The Private Capital Management Inc. Increases Position in MetLife, Inc. (MET)
- August 08, 2017

Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group LLC increased its stake in shares of MetLife by 1.9% in the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,510,026 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $79,760,000 after buying an additional 196,115 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Mom's Hilarious Back-To-School Photo Goes Viral Mom's Hilarious Back-To-School Photo Goes Viral
- August 08, 2017

Despite the photo, it turns out she wasn't able to have a relaxing day at the pool on Monday while her kids were at school after all. She posted the photo on Facebook , where's it been shared thousands of times. Many mothers across the Chattahoochee Valley may have been thinking it, but Jena Willingham of Beulah, Ala., put it in a picture that went viral on the first day of school. (more...)
Banco Santander SA (BNC) Announces Dividend of €0.06
- August 08, 2017

Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut shares of Banco Santander, from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. 1 equities equity analyst has recommended the share with a sell recommendation, eight have published a hold recommendation and around three has issued a buy recommendation to the share. (more...)
Trump administration sides with OH on purging voter rolls Trump administration sides with OH on purging voter rolls
- August 08, 2017

Such a reversal from the Justice Department is "quite rare", said Justin Levitt , a professor at Loyola Law School who was deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's civil rights division during the Obama administration. (more...)
Maryland city mulling over idea to let illegal immigrants vote Maryland city mulling over idea to let illegal immigrants vote
- August 08, 2017

At least 10 other Maryland jurisdictions including Hyattsville and Takoma Park allow Green Card holders and other non-US citizens to vote if they are full-time residents. College Park is following the lead of other Maryland cities such as Tacoma Park, which has separate registration rolls for the 300 people among its 17,000 residents who can only vote in local elections. (more...)
Donald Trump: My base is far bigger and stronger than ever Donald Trump: My base is far bigger and stronger than ever
- August 08, 2017

Tillerson's one-day visit follows a regional forum in Manila, where the former ExxonMobil CEO hailed the new sanctions regime on North Korea over its growing nuclear arsenal. In addition to the Korean peninsula, the other regional issue discussed was the South China Sea territorial dispute, he added. "Both countries are in preparation for the visit but we can not confirm the timing at this stage", Don said. (more...)
Duterte pushes China-backed trade pact on Asean's 50th anniversary Duterte pushes China-backed trade pact on Asean's 50th anniversary
- August 08, 2017

He said the ASEAN wants a region where people could live without fear from the lawless elements and the debilitating effects of corruption and transnational crimes. "I was reminded that the Trans-Pacific, it was a dream that was no longer there", he said. The move delivered a hammer blow to the 11 other nations who spent seven years negotiating what was billed as the world's largest trade deal. (more...)
What to look for in legitimate solar eclipse glasses What to look for in legitimate solar eclipse glasses
- August 08, 2017

David N. Ross, an optometrist. "Unscrupulous vendors can grab the ISO logo off the internet and put it on their products and packaging even if their eclipse glasses or viewers haven't been properly tested", the society said. between 1979 and 2017 - a lapse of over 38 years!" It's no myth that staring at the sun during an eclipse can damage your eyes, and it's not exactly obvious why you shouldn't do it. (more...)
Savant Capital LLC Increases Position in Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Savant Capital LLC Increases Position in Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
- August 08, 2017

Yandex NV (NASDAQ:YNDX) has risen 50.13% since August 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Automatic Data Processing (NYSE: ADP ) by 21.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. (more...)
Sack bank staff who don't learn Kannada in 6 months: KDA Sack bank staff who don't learn Kannada in 6 months: KDA
- August 08, 2017

He also mentioned that a Kannada unit should be set up in all the branches of the banks like Hindi units were opened throughout the country, when the national language was implemented stated the authority. "I hope you would have completely implemented Kannada in your administration by then", he said. Meanwhile, the language debate in Karnataka really seems to be heating up. (more...)
Boy Found Dead In Day Care Van Boy Found Dead In Day Care Van
- August 08, 2017

When he still hadn't returned by about 8 p.m., the family called police. Investigators believed the day care worker didn't realize Myles was in the van when she dropped off a group of children at the Little Miracles Academy on West Colonial Drive. (more...)
Iranian drone buzzes US Navy jet in Persian Gulf - Pentagon Iranian drone buzzes US Navy jet in Persian Gulf - Pentagon
- August 08, 2017

The F/A-18 maneuvered repeatedly to avoid the drone officials said. The Nimitz aircraft carrier arrived in the Persian Gulf late last month to begin launching sorties to strike the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). " Unsafe and unprofessional " is a common phrase used by the Pentagon to describe such encounters. The drone eventually moved away from the scene in the Persian Gulf after the Navy made several emergency radio messages warning the operators to move it. (more...)
Watford confirm Richarlison signing from Fluminense Watford confirm Richarlison signing from Fluminense
- August 08, 2017

Have you read Trendiee Today? The Brazil Under-20 worldwide had been linked with both Manchester United and Chelsea but arrives at Vicarage Road for a reported £11.2million fee. The Brazil Under-20 global is also expected to be in contention to make his debut in Saturday's opening Premier League fixture against Liverpool at Vicarage Road. (more...)
Airbnb Has Blocked the Accounts of Attendees of a Far-Right Rally Airbnb Has Blocked the Accounts of Attendees of a Far-Right Rally
- August 08, 2017

Lee, the general who led the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia against the United States during the Civil War. One of the event's organizers, Jason Kessler - a former reporter for The Daily Caller who was sacked for his white supremacist activism - has said that the rally is in support of the Confederate movement, which advocates a white, Christian America. (more...)
Man found guilty of trying to smuggle pipe bomb onto United Kingdom flight Man found guilty of trying to smuggle pipe bomb onto United Kingdom flight
- August 08, 2017

Muhammad - who was born in Pakistan but possessed an Italian passport - had denied any connection to the device in court. He was attempting to board the flight to northern Italy when the item was discovered. A spokesman for Manchester Airport said the actions of staff had "prevented a potentially risky item from being taken on board an aircraft". The businessman sobbed in court as the verdict was announced. (more...)
Strict enforcement of N. Korea sanctions needed to pressure Kim regime Strict enforcement of N. Korea sanctions needed to pressure Kim regime
- August 08, 2017

Instead it's kind of the opposite - North Korea has been improving its capabilities. And if the USA and its allies chose to take the pre-emptive route, then they'd have to be prepared for North Korea to respond with weapons of mass destruction against South Korea and Japan, he says. (more...)
Businessman Danny Tarkanian Announces US Senate Run Against Dean Heller Businessman Danny Tarkanian Announces US Senate Run Against Dean Heller
- August 08, 2017

With rumors of Republican's growing upset with Heller's opposition to President Trump's policies, it comes as no surprise that Tarkanian will placate towards the disgruntled sector of the party. "Nevada voters have rejected him every time - including less than a year ago against Jacky Rosen. If he ultimately files for U.S. Senate he will lose in the primary". (more...)
Pentagon Reviewing Missile Guidelines With South Korea
- August 08, 2017

The present guidelines for South Korean missiles were established in October 2012, under the Obama administration. "Kang also called on the North to forgo its nuclear program as soon as possible and come out to the road toward peace and prosperity", it added, noting that the South is ready to provide a "bright future" in cooperation with the worldwide community for Pyongyang should it make a "right" choice. (more...)
Even Kellyanne Conway can't deny Trump's low approval ratings Even Kellyanne Conway can't deny Trump's low approval ratings
- August 08, 2017

President Donald Trump expects to serve eight years, and speculation about GOP contenders in 2020 is a "parlor game" played by those who aren't in Trump's "inner circle", top aide Kellyanne Conway said Sunday. "Go tell the families of those four innocent Americans who were slaughtered in Benghazi that that lie mattered", said Ms Conway. At this point, Stephanopoulos interrupted before she could finish the thought, saying, "Kellyanne, you're simply changing the subject here". (more...)
The Military Can Now Shoot Down Drones Getting Too Close To Installations The Military Can Now Shoot Down Drones Getting Too Close To Installations
- August 08, 2017

The full contents of the policy remain classified. The policy was announced by Pentagon spokesperson Navy Cpt Jeff Davis during a press gaggle this morning. All drone activities within the United States must follow Federal Aviation Administration rules and guidelines. The Pentagon has sent new guidance to the armed services that lays out the military's authority to disable or shoot down any drone that violates airspace restrictions over a US base and is deemed a security risk. (more...)
Pak-Iran relations will strengthen: Hassan Rouhani Pak-Iran relations will strengthen: Hassan Rouhani
- August 08, 2017

According to Senate secretariat, Rabbani while talking on four-point agenda said that Pakistan wishes to enhance coordination, economic cooperation, security issues and parliamentary ties with Iran through energy and communication system. The two countries had a common stance on regional and global issues, he said and stressed the importance of bolstering cooperation in economic, security, parliamentary and energy as well as in the fight against terrorism. (more...)
ASEAN seeking compromise with China on maritime issues
- August 08, 2017

All the countries involved in the so-called six-party talks aimed at taming the North's nuclear ambitions belong to the ASEAN Regional Forum, but Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said at a news conference Saturday that there was no plan for those nations to meet on the sidelines of the Manila meetings. (more...)
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 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...)