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Donald Trump 'receives daily digest of articles that praise him' Donald Trump 'receives daily digest of articles that praise him'
- August 09, 2017

A second instalment follow at 4.30pm. One official described the situation as "self-preservation". On Tuesday, Vice News reported that Trump received twice-daily packets including "screenshots of positive cable news chyrons (those lower-third headlines and crawls), admiring tweets , transcripts of fawning TV interviews, praise-filled news stories, and sometimes just pictures of Trump on TV looking powerful". (more...)
Maharashtra Board's new history textbooks: Enter Bofors, exit Mughals Maharashtra Board's new history textbooks: Enter Bofors, exit Mughals
- August 09, 2017

The board has made a decision to emphasize on the Maratha regime and the Indian warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. His role, and those of his family and the Maratha generals, has been expanded. "They do not even have a scholar on Maratha history", More said. The Mirror report also quoted a teacher with 24 years of experience as saying that the latest textbooks have also omitted other key contributions of the Arabs in the medieval period. (more...)
Huge potential for cruise tourism in India under Sagarmala Project: Gadkari Huge potential for cruise tourism in India under Sagarmala Project: Gadkari
- August 09, 2017

To cater to this growing market, the Indian government wants to increase the number of cruise liners that come to India, eliminating the need for cruise seekers to fly overseas to board a ship. Promotion of cruise tourism is expected to create over 2, 50,000 jobs and an expected revenue generation of Rs 35,500 crore. The Indian coastline saw 150 cruise ship visits in 2016 and the government is aiming to increase this to about 955 in the next few years. (more...)
Israeli army prosecution opposes Hebron shooter's request to postpone sentence Israeli army prosecution opposes Hebron shooter's request to postpone sentence
- August 09, 2017

A few hours before the start of his sentence at an IDF prison , Elor Azaria celebrated with his family and friends at a farewell party held in his honor tonight (Tuesday) at his family home in Ramla. Following the ruling Eisenkot said that "the military court has spoken out clearly and unequivocally", and if Azaria chooses to submit a request for leniency it would be considered seriously "while examining all the relevant considerations and with my sole commitment to the values of the IDF and ... (more...)
This Man Tried to Date 6 Women in a Single Night This Man Tried to Date 6 Women in a Single Night
- August 09, 2017

The women finally made a decision to leave this guy behind and set out to make their own fun. But shockingly, another two girls - who were also dating the lad - showed up. "I show up and he sucks but I figure I'll stay because my friends are working at the bar". He then tells me I'm the only one he wants to get to know still but that I should tell him if he should just f*** off. (more...)
Trump claims support is stronger than ever
- August 09, 2017

When the president is away, the renovators come to play. "And I'm sorry, but whatever you think of Donald Trump , it's not fair, and I want to apologize to the president for thinking his vacation is a vacation when plainly it's not". Still, Trump is making a concerted effort to reinvigorate his base. Meanwhile, Trump's job approval among Republican voters has dipped to 79 percent, the Quinnipiac poll found. (more...)
US President Trump's Approval Rating Drops Sharply US President Trump's Approval Rating Drops Sharply
- August 09, 2017

According to a recent poll by GOP public affairs firm Firehouse Strategies published by Axios , Trump's support among his base is "dangerously low" - especially in the key swing states of Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Ohio. "You've got to give it to him - he's there to relax after months of grueling golf at Mar-a-Lago", Colbert quipped during Monday's " The Late Show ". (more...)
Jimmy, Jerry and A Hall Of Fame Healing — Cowboys In Canton Jimmy, Jerry and A Hall Of Fame Healing — Cowboys In Canton
- August 09, 2017

On Saturday night, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took his victory lap. Can't stop him now. For more than 36 minutes, Jones tried to own the room. That all changed on Feb. 25, 1989, when Jerry Jones purchased the Cowboys and immediately dismissed Tom Landry as head football coach. As Timberlake sang and danced, players held cell phones aloft to take video. (more...)
'Rahul Gandhi Missing' Posters Emerge in Amethi 'Rahul Gandhi Missing' Posters Emerge in Amethi
- August 09, 2017

The posters carry Mr Gandhi's picture and also announce a "suitable reward" for anyone who can trace the missing MP. The posters that were put up on Sunday continued to be the center of attention among people of Amethi on Monday. The Congress, however, blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for the poster, which also states that "anyone giving information about Rahul Gandhi will be rewarded". (more...)
Ohio inmate still on the loose after he overpowered deputy Ohio inmate still on the loose after he overpowered deputy
- August 09, 2017

Authorities, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Marshalls, had been working non-stop to recapture Powell after he stole a sheriff's deputy gun while in a transport van on Friday afternoon and ordered the deputy at gunpoint to remove his restraints, police said. (more...)
Row kicks off as Diego Maradona expresses support for Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro Row kicks off as Diego Maradona expresses support for Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro
- August 09, 2017

The legislature last met on Monday, when they were still sharing the building with the Constitutional Assembly , which was elected in a July 30 vote decreed by Maduro and discredited by allegations of electoral fraud. Foreign Relations minister Ricardo Luna , flanked by the representatives of 16 Latin American and Caribbean nations, speaks to the press at the Torre Tagle Palace. (more...)
Southampton sign Mario Lemina from Juventus Southampton sign Mario Lemina from Juventus
- August 09, 2017

Southampton have signed Juventus midfielder and Gabon worldwide Mario Lemina on a five-year record deal worth up to £18m. I think that it was the project that attracted me the most and the one my family was really behind. Reed said: "In a volatile market with some extraordinary and inexplicable transfers taking place, we are determined to go about our work in a diligent and correct way". (more...)
Kenneth Noye to be transferred to open prison Kenneth Noye to be transferred to open prison
- August 09, 2017

The board said it was not directing Noye's release last month, but recommended that he be transferred to "open conditions". Sky's police analyst Graham Wettone said Noye's transfer raises questions about how authorities reach a decision to transfer prisoners to open prisons and how much influence victims' families have in such matters. (more...)
Terrifying 2018 National Climate Change Report is Leaked to the NY Times
- August 09, 2017

She is an evangelical Christian who co-authored "Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts and Faith-Based Decisions" in 2009 with her husband, and has won numerous awards and honors , most recently being named one of the World's Greatest Leaders by Fortune . (more...)
NEET 2017: Round 2 allotment result declared at mcc NEET 2017: Round 2 allotment result declared at mcc
- August 09, 2017

The second allotment results for the National Entrance and Eligibility Test ( NEET) 2017 has been declared by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) on Tuesday. Students can download their provisional allotment letter. For more details visit the official portal, mcc.nic.in. Once you hit submit , your result will be displayed on the screen. (more...)
US, Japan call for stop to land reclamations in South China Sea US, Japan call for stop to land reclamations in South China Sea
- August 09, 2017

Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) acting Spokesperson Robespierre Bolivar said the framework COC is expected to be adopted at the ASEAN China Ministerial Meeting slated here on August 6. Today, he said the relations of the two sides are at a "crucial juncture of building on the past achievements and ushering in the new phase of upgrading and elevation with new opportunities for growth". (more...)
Canadian special envoy visits N Canadian special envoy visits N
- August 09, 2017

CBC news also reported that a senior official of the Trudeau government confirmed that Jean is leading the delegation as the Canadian prime minister's special envoy, and that while his focus is the release of Lim, he would also be free to "discuss other issues of regional concern". (more...)
Charges: St. Cloud Man Fatally Punched Victim As He Walked Away Charges: St. Cloud Man Fatally Punched Victim As He Walked Away
- August 09, 2017

A St. Cloud man has been charged with murder in the punching death of a Waconia man last weekend. Police offered and suggested he seek medical help, but "he chose not to do so", said Assistant Police Chief Jeff Oxton. Bond was set at $1 million. He's next expected to appear in court August 21. Police are still gathering facts around the case. "But we are still looking for witnesses to come forward". (more...)
LDS Church excommunicates Elder James J. Hamula LDS Church excommunicates Elder James J. Hamula
- August 09, 2017

Mr Hawkins did not say why Mr Hamula was ousted, but the Utah-based church said it was not for apostasy, which refers to teaching inaccurate doctrine or publicly defying guidance from church leaders. "Members sometimes ask why Church disciplinary councils are held". "The objective is threefold: to save the soul of the transgressor, to protect the innocent, and to safeguard the Church's purity, integrity, and good name". (more...)
Exam results day - Helpline from Skills Development Scotland Exam results day - Helpline from Skills Development Scotland
- August 09, 2017

The results meant 28,700 Scottish applicants won a university place, 400 more than previous year, although the increase was thanks to a spike in the number of over-25s who were admitted. The number of 18-year-old school leavers who got into university dropped by 120. There's also information about Modern Apprenticeships and Foundation Apprenticeships, at apprenticeships.scot. (more...)
Haley: No reason to think Trump administration won't accept climate change report
- August 09, 2017

It has been signed by the National Academy of Sciences . The State Department said in a press release the United States would continue to participate in United Nations climate change meetings during the withdrawal process, which is expected to take at least three years. (more...)
Solheim Cup 2017: Paula Creamer replaces injured Jessica Korda in USA team Solheim Cup 2017: Paula Creamer replaces injured Jessica Korda in USA team
- August 09, 2017

That decision now lies in the hands of captain Inkster, who the LPGA Tour has confirmed will reveal shortly as she is currently travelling. She withdrew from last week's Women's British Open after the first round. This will be Creamer's seventh straight appearance. "The reason why I put Paula in the hat was she'd be there", said Inkster on a conference call just moments ago. (more...)
United Kingdom ranks 31st in worldwide broadband speed test — Newsline United Kingdom ranks 31st in worldwide broadband speed test — Newsline
- August 09, 2017

Sweden is second place in the worldwide table with 40Mbps, and Denmark, the Netherlands, Latvia, Norway, Belgium and Switzerland (the 10 placed Swiss have a 26.93Mbps average) all feature in the top 10. Dan Howdle, consumer telecoms analyst at Cable.co.uk, commented: "These results offer us a fresh perspective on where we sit in the broadband world". (more...)
Kentucky basketball leads nation in 2016-17 home attendance Kentucky basketball leads nation in 2016-17 home attendance
- August 09, 2017

United Kingdom led all schools in the NCAA with an average of 23,461 fans per home game, according to national attendance figures released by the NCAA on Tuesday. Calvin also holds the NCAA III single game attendance record with 11,442 fans for its January 29, 1997 game against Hope at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. (more...)
Three people dead and two others injured after Lodge Grass shooting Three people dead and two others injured after Lodge Grass shooting
- August 09, 2017

Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis said autopsies were planned Saturday. He did not know the cause of the fire. The FBI , the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Montana Highway Patrol and the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office were investigating. (more...)
Q&A for federal workers: Health care on the table?
- August 09, 2017

No, Mitch, there isn't a chance. For much of the past eight years , many Republican candidates have focused their campaigns heavily on the idea of repealing Obamacare. Insurance companies may also read an end to subsidies as a signal about government intentions. And some conservatives will continue fighting against paying the CSRs, which Sen. (more...)
City of Bridgeport to Develop Amphitheater City of Bridgeport to Develop Amphitheater
- August 09, 2017

The team's general manager Paul Hermann says the focus for the rest of the season is baseball, and the fans. Developer Howard Saffan on Monday night revealed - and the mayor's office later confirmed - that his and concert promoter Live Nation's competing proposal to turn the 20-year-old Harbor Yard ballpark into a warm-weather amphitheater was selected by City Hall over a new contract with the Bluefish. (more...)
FDO Partners LLC Takes Position in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) FDO Partners LLC Takes Position in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX)
- August 09, 2017

As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Time Warner Inc . It has outperformed by 19.67% the S&P500. Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors now owns 2,127 shares of the media conglomerate's stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 736 shares during the period. (more...)
Shehbaz to be PML-N's 'next chief'
- August 09, 2017

Shehbaz Sharif was previously named as a contestant for NA-120 Lahore seat which was vacated by disqualification of Nawaz Sharif. Now he will be the central president of the PML-N while holding the provincial chief ministership. The PML-N convoy will then head towards Faizabaad through Blue Area and Zero Point. The poll panel notice comes a day before Sharif is set to travel to Lahore for a "historic" two-day rally by the PML-N to garner much-needed political mileage in the face of the ... (more...)
Gurney falls from coroner's van, deceased ends up in traffic Gurney falls from coroner's van, deceased ends up in traffic
- August 09, 2017

The Thurston County Coroner's van was heading back to the office at around 12.30pm after responding to a home death in Olympia. Then, as the van made its way through the Olympia district, two trolleys - one empty and one with a body - suddenly rolled out onto the road into the path of other vehicles. (more...)

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