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South Korea's military says prepared to act immediately against North Korean provocation
- August 10, 2017

A day after evoking the use of overwhelming USA military might, Trump touted America's atomic supremacy. Google MapsA map of Guam. It's not the first time North Korea has threatened Guam, which is a crucial, strategic hub for USA forces in the Pacific. (more...)
Fact Check: Trump's Unjustified Boast About US Nuke Power
- August 10, 2017

However, when talking about North Korea this week, Trump's statement threatening North Korea "with fire and fury like the world has never seen " is nothing to joke about. Under the New START treaty with Russian Federation that took effect in early 2011, Washington and Moscow have agreed to a limit of 1,550 total deployed weapons. (more...)
Rogers County Sheriff's Office hires former Tulsa officer Betty Shelby Rogers County Sheriff's Office hires former Tulsa officer Betty Shelby
- August 10, 2017

In May, a jury found Shelby not guilty of manslaughter in connection with Crutcher's death in September. In her resignation letter, Shelby said sitting behind a desk, isolated from other officers and Tulsans, isn't for her. Prosecutors told jurors that Shelby overreacted, noting that videos from a patrol vehicle dashboard and a police helicopter showed Crutcher had his hands in the air. (more...)
Caught on camera: Purse explosion jolts city meeting Caught on camera: Purse explosion jolts city meeting
- August 10, 2017

When the purse caught fire, the woman immediately threw the purse off of her lap. "Kind of a insane scene". In the middle of Tuesday's meeting, a battery inside a woman's purse exploded and caught fire. "For most the time, it will probably be a user error", owner Dominic Laspino told the news station, suggesting people take out the batteries of their e-cigarettes or vape pens and never leave them in their purse or pockets. (more...)
Mattis Warns N-Korea to 'Not Invite Destruction of Your People Mattis Warns N-Korea to 'Not Invite Destruction of Your People
- August 10, 2017

DPRK is short for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. This AP file photo shows U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. He says that while the U.S.is pursuing diplomatic solutions, the combined military power of America and its allies is the most robust on Earth. The US President also took to Twitter again today as he continued the boast about his nuclear arsenal. (more...)
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall retiring from politics — CP NewsAlert Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall retiring from politics — CP NewsAlert
- August 10, 2017

He made the announcement via Facebook Thursday afternoon, saying he has chose to launch the process for his Saskatchewan Party to elect a new leader, who will be handed the reins to the province. Party to a historic landslide victory over the Saskatchewan NDP taking 49 seats and leaving the NDP with only 9 seats. The 51-year-old routinely places high in opinion polls ranking the country's most popular premiers and his knack for the zinger soundbite has made him a national political figure. (more...)
Woman's body found in auto, man taken into custody Woman's body found in auto, man taken into custody
- August 10, 2017

After he was found, there was a short chase and some resistance, but they were able to take the suspect into custody. Falls police are working with the Youngstown, Ohio Police Department. DalPorto said, and Elliott was taken to the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for the treatment of minor injuries. Elliott appeared in a Niagara Falls courtroom Thursday morning where he entered a not guilty plea. (more...)
Caixinha praise for new boy Morelos Caixinha praise for new boy Morelos
- August 10, 2017

Four goals in the first half, two in the second and, more importantly, a powerful, energetic performance that bodes well not just for the quarter-finals, but for the rest of a season into which Caixinha's new players already seem to be settling. (more...)
Iran arrests six for Zumba dancing Iran arrests six for Zumba dancing
- August 10, 2017

According to the allegations, they "attracted boys and girls, taught them Western dances", and posted videos to social media. The group has been charged with dancing and failing to wear proper hijab, the Israel Times reported. In June, Iran's sports federation called for an official ban of Zumba, which was reportedly growing in popularity in the country. However, it received a lot of backlash from the social media users. (more...)
Kenya Votes In A Tense General Election Kenya Votes In A Tense General Election
- August 10, 2017

NAN reports that Raila Odinga of the opposition National Super Alliance rejected early results of a presidential election that showed he was losing to the incumbent and longtime rival President Uhuru Kenyatta , stoking fears that his disgruntled supporters could take to the streets. (more...)
GM's Maven Gig Expands Into Los Angeles, Ties With HopSkipDrive GM's Maven Gig Expands Into Los Angeles, Ties With HopSkipDrive
- August 10, 2017

Chevy points out that the cars can be used for hauling restaurant or grocery deliveries as well as passengers. Drivers rent the cars through an app and get insurance and unlimited miles. The program began this spring in San Diego and San Francisco, and launched in Los Angeles on Thursday. "We are committed to bringing Bolt EVs to all Maven Gig markets", says GM's Rachel Bhattacharya. (more...)
Iranian journalist, granted refuge in Israel, lands in Tel Aviv Iranian journalist, granted refuge in Israel, lands in Tel Aviv
- August 10, 2017

Turkey had informed Amin last month that she has been stripped of her refugee status and was to be deported to Iran, which she fled three years ago and where she would likely face the death penalty for her writings, including for the Times of Israel Farsi-language news website. (more...)
Prudential to merge insurance and asset management arms forming M&G Prudential Prudential to merge insurance and asset management arms forming M&G Prudential
- August 10, 2017

Pru said it will also be investing in the newly merged United Kingdom arm, with plans to "develop and fund joint product propositions and to build new digital service and distribution to meet fast-changing customer needs". M&G manages most of Prudential's United Kingdom life assets, including two-thirds of its PruFund. "Combining their complementary strengths allows us to provide greater choice to a wider range of customers". (more...)
McCain offers new strategy to 'turn the tide' in Afghanistan McCain offers new strategy to 'turn the tide' in Afghanistan
- August 10, 2017

The Trump White House has been divided between two factions, with the USA national security adviser H.R. McMaster seeking to bolster American troops in Afghanistan, and Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon opposing additional US forces. During a committee hearing in June, he told Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that he had been confident the Trump administration would deliver a plan for Afghanistan within a month or two after taking office. (more...)
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes (GOL) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.18
- August 10, 2017

It has underperformed by 5.63% the S&P500. They expect $-0.95 earnings per share , down 2,000.00% or $1.00 from last year's $0.05 per share. After having $1.06 EPS previously, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA (ADR)'s analysts see -189.62% EPS growth. (more...)
FDNY investigates cause of deadly Crown Heights fire FDNY investigates cause of deadly Crown Heights fire
- August 10, 2017

The individual, who has yet to be identified, is now listed in serious condition according to authorities with knowledge of the matter. Family members at the scene identified the woman as Gertrude Dunkin. The flames started on the lower floors of the building and spread to the third floor. Responders had the fire under control by 2:30am, the FDNY says. (more...)
Gunmen kill 1, wound 6 in attack along Chicago street Gunmen kill 1, wound 6 in attack along Chicago street
- August 10, 2017

According to the newspaper, a group of unidentified approached the crowd of people on the street and started shooting without warning. An earlier dispute in a nearby park may have contributed to the violence, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. (more...)
Anthony Davis to Celtics not true Anthony Davis to Celtics not true
- August 10, 2017

Apparently, his desire to remain with the team gets stronger over the years and his five years of being with the team can prove that. Saying it over and over, he loves being a Pelican and he is genuinely happy with the team. "We know what we're doing", Davis said. "We're not anxious about all the white noise and what other people are saying, more so what we've got to do in the locker room and on the court together". (more...)
Student at Sachem East dies after football practice injury, cops say Student at Sachem East dies after football practice injury, cops say
- August 10, 2017

Details of the accident were not immediately made available. Suffolk County police say that the teen was transported from the school to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. (more...)
Nigeria Move Up One Place As Brazil Regains Top Spot — FIFA Ranking Nigeria Move Up One Place As Brazil Regains Top Spot — FIFA Ranking
- August 10, 2017

Cameroon, Nigeria's next World Cup qualifier opponent, moved from 36th to 35th, and a spot above Nigeria on the continent. The Super Eagles remain sixth in Africa behind Egypt (25), Congo DR (28), Senegal (31), Tunisia (34) Cameroon (35), Nigeria (38), Algeria (48), Ghana (50), Cote d'Ivoire (54), Morocco (60). (more...)
Hours-long standoff on I-75 ends, suspect safely in custody Hours-long standoff on I-75 ends, suspect safely in custody
- August 10, 2017

Thursday, Aug. 10 for the incident. The Oakland County sheriff's office tells 13abc the situation started with a pursuit in Pontiac, Mich. Traffic is being diverted at Luna Pier. In the video, authorities also learned he had a firearm with him in the vehicle. The man is reportedly on Facebook talking about harming himself and police officers. (more...)
Amid Tensions, Ellsworth Bombers Fly Near North Korea Amid Tensions, Ellsworth Bombers Fly Near North Korea
- August 10, 2017

At least six B-1B bombers are now at the base, which is located some 3,200km from North Korea , NBC reports. Cruz tells The Associated Press in a telephone interview, "We're just praying that the United States and the ... We're going to keep Guam safe. On one occasion in July this year, the bombers took part in a 10-hour mission into Japanese airspace and over the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Safe-Haven Currencies Rise as North Korea Tensions Brew
- August 10, 2017

North Korea dismissed on Thursday warnings by U.S. President Donald Trump that it would face " fire and fury " if it threatened the United States as a "load of nonsense", and outlined detailed plans for a missile strike near the Pacific territory of Guam. (more...)
'Absolute animal' Kolasinac will instil fear into Arsenal's opponents - Walcott 'Absolute animal' Kolasinac will instil fear into Arsenal's opponents - Walcott
- August 10, 2017

The 24-year-old's physical prowess caught the eye in particularly as the former Schalke man charged up and down the left flank, linking up particularly well with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. "I see him in the gym every day and you can just tell he looks after himself well". He said: "Trust me, he's not easy to get around - he's quite wide". (more...)
Don't put your feet on the vehicle dashboard Don't put your feet on the vehicle dashboard
- August 10, 2017

The woman paid the ultimate price for her bad habit. The couple was heading to her parents' house about 4 miles away to pick up her two sons when a vehicle pulled in front of her husband and they T-boned him. "Once I'm at that 4-hour mark I'm in tears". Tatum wants to warn everyone to avoid the risky habit. It may be comfortable to prop your feet up on the dashboard when you're riding shotgun in the auto, but officials with the Chattanooga Fire Department are warning riders of ... (more...)
Eight key questions about the escalating North Korean nuclear situation
- August 10, 2017

The few exceptions came when, in 1945, President Harry Truman said that the USA had dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima and would bring "a rain of ruin from the air, the like of which has never been seen on this earth" if Japan did not surrender in World War II . (more...)
Connable Office Inc. Purchases New Stake in Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP)
- August 10, 2017

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Stifel Nicolaus boosted their target price on Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from $167.00 to $184.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. (more...)
Mattis to North Korea: Stand down or risk end of regime Mattis to North Korea: Stand down or risk end of regime
- August 10, 2017

Mattis' statement came one day after President Donald Trump delivered a stern warning to North Korea that has gained widespread attention. The defense secretary's statement comes on the heels of a Washington Post report featuring a Defense Intelligence Agency assessment that North Korea has the ability to miniaturize a nuclear warhead for placement on an intercontinental ballistic missile.Furthermore, Mattis said President Trump, when informed in December of North Korea's growing ... (more...)
Guam Governor plays down N. Korean missile attack threat
- August 10, 2017

He said North Korea's escalating threats showed it was feeling the pressure from a successful USA strategy. Guam's Homeland Security Adviser George Charfauros says officials there are confident "the U.S. We are not just a military installation. "I feel that the presence of the military on Guam will help us a lot", said Virgie Matson, 51, a resident of Dededo, Guam's most populated village. (more...)
Migrants surprise sunbathers on Spanish beach Migrants surprise sunbathers on Spanish beach
- August 10, 2017

Why? One onlooker asks in an astonished voice: "What's going on?" Dozens of people pour out of the craft and scramble ashore, jumping into the shallow waters even before the boat has been pulled up onto the sand. El Mundo reports that 149 migrants were rescued by maritime rescue vessels over the course of one weekend at the end of July. According to the EU's Frontex border agency, 7,500 immigrants made the crossing to Spain in the first three months of the year, compared with 3,600 ... (more...)