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Odisha govt and Facebook launches 'SheMeansBusiness' programme to train women entrepreneurs Odisha govt and Facebook launches 'SheMeansBusiness' programme to train women entrepreneurs
- August 11, 2017

During the inauguration ceremony, the CM said he had earlier stressed the use of three Ts- technology, teamwork and transparency to bring about transformation in the lives of people. Similar workshops will be held at various locations like in Cuttack, Balasore, Berhampur, Angul, Sambalpur, Rourkela, Rayagada, Jeypore, Puri and Keonjhar. (more...)
Cape Air Flight From Rockland Makes Priority Landing At Logan Cape Air Flight From Rockland Makes Priority Landing At Logan
- August 11, 2017

No other information was released. The door was open for 10-15 minutes, the spokeswoman said. The plane, which is not pressurized, made a safe landing, said Lohr. "I was told that everyone was fine and everyone went on their way", Haynes said. Cape Air mechanics are still working to determine why the door malfunctioned. (more...)
PM Modi hails Amit Shah as a diligent worker PM Modi hails Amit Shah as a diligent worker
- August 11, 2017

Shah, a sitting member of the legislative assembly of Gujarat , is credited with the BJP's win in the 2014 general election and this year's assembly election in the politically crucial state of Uttar Pradesh in the north. State BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya said that if rebel Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela wished to rejoin the BJP, the party would consider it. Congress strategists also said they refused to enter into any deal-making with Vaghela when he had threatened to quit, unless ... (more...)
Encounter breaks out in Pulwama Encounter breaks out in Pulwama
- August 11, 2017

The gunfight was on when last reports came in, he said, adding further details were awaited. Three militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama on Wednesday, police said. After the gun battle, a huge mob pelted stones at a security camp. It is however not clear which group the terrorists belong to. The security forces opened fire, injuring a person who later succumbed to his injuries. (more...)
'Mad Dog' Mattis to Kim Jong-Un: We win, you lose
- August 11, 2017

Tillerson has maintained that the U.S. is open to dialogue with North Korea, if it promises to abandon its development of nuclear weapons. "North Korea best not make any more threats to the US". Trump did do something: The president issued a memorandum in January ordering a review of America's nuclear arsenal to ensure it is "modern, robust, flexible, resilient, ready, and appropriately tailored to deter 21st-century threats and reassure our allies". (more...)
Double homicide suspect apprehended Double homicide suspect apprehended
- August 11, 2017

The suspect then took off with a small amount of money in the cash drawer from the register, according to Cumming. For the past five years of their relationship, Carter worked with Victory Security. Tom Swigart is the husband of slain security guard Kevin Carter. "He was a waste of space", Swigeart said. Kevin knew him, Kevin had met him, didn't have a big opinion of him. (more...)
With two USA military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure With two USA military bases and THAAD, Guam feels secure
- August 11, 2017

North Korea has threatened Guam in the past. Its proximity to China, Japan, the Philippines and the Korean Peninsula has long made the island an essential possession of the US military. "They believe that we are not true USA citizens, when we do have plenty of Chamorro people going into the USA military and serving for their country and dying for their country", he said. (more...)
Nikki Haley: New UN Sanctions a 'Gut Punch' to North Korea Nikki Haley: New UN Sanctions a 'Gut Punch' to North Korea
- August 11, 2017

The U.N. Security Council on Saturday passed Resolution 2371 with a 15-0, unanimous vote, imposing new sanctions on North Korea for defying U.N. resolutions and continuing to test intercontinental ballistic missiles. Haley praised both Russian Federation and China for the UN Security Council vote on North Korean sanctions. The resolution, deemed the harshest since its first nuclear experiment in 2006, was payback for Pyongyang's testing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles last ... (more...)
US Says Strikes Target Islamist Militants in Southern Somalia US Says Strikes Target Islamist Militants in Southern Somalia
- August 11, 2017

No group has claimed the responsibility of the attack despite local media reported the explosives-laden vehicle was a suicide bomber. "In the past two weeks, our courageous Somali security forces have successfully disrupted multiple al-Shabab tax stations and removed a key al-Shabab governor, Ali Mohamed Hussein [Ali Jabal]", the president said in a statement . (more...)
Centre's expenditure to touch Rs 26 l-cr in FY20 Centre's expenditure to touch Rs 26 l-cr in FY20
- August 11, 2017

Food, fertiliser and fuel subsidies for which the Centre has budgeted over ₹2.4 lakh crore are expected to rise to ₹2.8 lakh crore by 2019-20, but the government expects the overall proportion of subsidies to GDP to come down from 1.4% to 1.3% over the same period. (more...)
Investors Purchase High Volume of PulteGroup Put Options (NYSE:PHM)
- August 11, 2017

Lmm Llc decreased Pulte Group Inc ( PHM ) stake by 10.76% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 5,959 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 638 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
ICE Arrests 32 Immigrants On Long Island For Alleged Sex Crimes ICE Arrests 32 Immigrants On Long Island For Alleged Sex Crimes
- August 11, 2017

The arrestees-with past criminal convictions ranging from sexual abuse to attempted rape-include nationals from the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Mexico, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago. "ICE's continuing commitment to making our communities safer is underscored by operations like this one targeting sexual offenders", said Thomas R. (more...)
Shambhala Music Festival issues 'pre-evacuation alert' over BC wildfire Shambhala Music Festival issues 'pre-evacuation alert' over BC wildfire
- August 11, 2017

Shambhala organizers published its own notice the same evening. "We are now communicating with local government to stay ahead of the situation". The fire started Wednesday, and has already grown to 75 hectares in size according to the BC Wildfire Service. (more...)
Lankan Navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen Lankan Navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen
- August 11, 2017

These fishermen were arrested near Delft Island by the Sri Lankan Navy . The fishermen were arrested while they were reportedly fishing off Neduntheevu, Fisheries Inspector Bala said. Both the boats belonging to the fishermen were also seized by the Lankan authorities. Please Wait while comments are loading. Meanwhile, the fishermen in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai district announced indefinite strike on Wednesday urging immediate release of fishermen and their boats by Sri Lanka. (more...)
Keystone XL Pipeline hearings in Lincoln end Keystone XL Pipeline hearings in Lincoln end
- August 11, 2017

The state's regulators wrapped up a final public hearing a day early on Thursday on TransCanada Corp's proposed Keystone XL pipeline after four days of contentious exchanges between lawyers. "You have to a route certified throughout the states you're going to pass", TransCanada Spokesman Matthew John said. The arguments didn't sit well with Art Tanderup, a farmer who grows corn, soybeans and rye on land the pipeline would traverse near the town of Neligh, in northern Nebraska. (more...)
Florida senators weigh in on escalating tension with North Korea Florida senators weigh in on escalating tension with North Korea
- August 11, 2017

Nowhere is that reality more visible than the latest crisis involving North Korea's growing nuclear threat. "I don't begrudge the president for bemoaning the situation that he has found himself in, and what he has inherited", Kirby said. (more...)
Roy Moore leading Luther Strange by 8 points in Senate primary race Roy Moore leading Luther Strange by 8 points in Senate primary race
- August 11, 2017

Rep. Mo Brooks to try to tie themselves "as tightly as possible" to the president, writes Harry Enten. Jeff Sessions vacated it to become USA attorney general. "President Trump's election and hard work has given millions of people hope again and I'm proud to stand beside him to make America great again", odd said in a statement Tuesday evening. (more...)
Seoul's NSC Calls on Pyongyang to Stop Heightening Tension
- August 11, 2017

They also chose to take every necessary measure to ease tension and manage peace on the Korean Peninsula based on a strong defense posture by the South Korea-U.S. North Korea on Tuesday threatened to turn South Korea into a "sea of fire" in protest against live-fire drills near Yeonpyeong Island. "If North Korea makes provocation despite our strict warnings, [the North] will face a strong and resolute response from our military and U.S. (more...)
ING Groep NV Invests $1.28 Million in Packaging Corporation of America (PKG)
- August 11, 2017

More recent Packaging Corp Of America (NYSE: PKG ) news were published by: Chicagobusiness.com which released: "A headquarters shift in Lake Forest" on April 05, 2017. Wespac Advsrs Lc reported 1.46% stake. Smithfield Com owns 11,722 shares. Southeast Asset Advisors holds 0.11% or 4,023 shares in its portfolio. Yorktown Mngmt And Rech stated it has 2,500 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. (more...)
US government report warns of drastic impact of climate change US government report warns of drastic impact of climate change
- August 11, 2017

The information provided is heightened in importance not only because the effects of climate change are worsening every day, but because President Trump's position on the issue is at odds with that of almost every other county on the planet, most of which are part of the 2015 Paris climate agreement . (more...)
Trump says opioid crisis is 'national emergency' Trump says opioid crisis is 'national emergency'
- August 11, 2017

The White House hasn't released a formal document confirming the declaration yet. "We must act boldly to stop it". It also comes the same week Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price told reporters that the White House was not ready to make such a declaration. (more...)
Trump Says FBI Raid On Manafort's Home Was 'Pretty Tough Stuff' Trump Says FBI Raid On Manafort's Home Was 'Pretty Tough Stuff'
- August 11, 2017

The FBI seized documents and other materials related to the special counsel investigation of possible meddling in the 2016 election. Search warrants of the sort that Mueller obtained are approved only when there is probable cause that a crime has been committed. (more...)
Sovan Chatterjee interrogated by ED in Narada scam Sovan Chatterjee interrogated by ED in Narada scam
- August 11, 2017

While leaving ED office at around 8:30 pm, Sovan Chatterjee told reporters, "It's a political conspiracy against me, which has been started since 2016". Chatterjee was among a dozen TMC leaders allegedly caught on video receiving money in exchange for a promise to dole out favours to a fictitious company. (more...)
2 dead in I-15 crash involving possible Border Patrol pursuit 2 dead in I-15 crash involving possible Border Patrol pursuit
- August 11, 2017

The southbound vehicle had been traveling at around 100 miles per hour prior to veering off the freeway just south of West Bernardo Drive, smashing through a guardrail and tumbling down an embankment about 1:15 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. (more...)
Most Americans want Russia's alleged meddling in United States elections to be investigated Most Americans want Russia's alleged meddling in United States elections to be investigated
- August 11, 2017

In 1998, during the Kenneth Starr investigation that unearthed the president's relationship with Monica Lewinsky, 24 percent of those polled said they believed Clinton had done something illegal, 47 percent said they thought he did something unethical but not illegal and 24 percent said Clinton did nothing wrong. (more...)
No charges in fatal Washington police shooting of black man No charges in fatal Washington police shooting of black man
- August 11, 2017

However, according to Reuters , the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement that "there is insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights or District of Columbia charges". However, Trainer's camera was turned off during the shooting. The video showed Sterling laying on the ground in a pool of blood. Sterling, a Fort Washington, Md. (more...)
Armed police descend on hotel in Salford after child hit by vehicle Armed police descend on hotel in Salford after child hit by vehicle
- August 11, 2017

Other reports said a child had been run over in the hotel's carpark before the raid. Stood outside the Ibis hotel in Salford Quays. Lindsay Avery said online: "I heard the screams and saw people in panic, I called an ambulance because it seemed someone had been hit by a vehicle". (more...)
What does the U.S. military do on the island of Guam?
- August 11, 2017

In 2013, the Army sent a missile defense system to Guam called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense or THAAD. Guam's proximity to the Korean peninsula is also what makes it an attractive target for North Korea. Navy. "It's a propaganda, that's how I feel", he said but added that the military offered an extra reassurance. What is the military presence? Part of Micronesia , Guam lies about 3,800 miles west of Honolulu, Hawaii. (more...)
NYPD officer shot in arm in Brooklyn; suspect believed to be barricaded NYPD officer shot in arm in Brooklyn; suspect believed to be barricaded
- August 11, 2017

Police sources told NY1 that an armed man appears to be barricaded inside a house at the location. CBS reports the incident took place at 4:54 p.m. Officers are on the scene and may be treating this as a hostage situation. Eric Phillips, spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio, said the mayor was on his way to Jamaica Hospital Center. (more...)
As North Korean tensions simmer, here's how stocks reacted to past crises As North Korean tensions simmer, here's how stocks reacted to past crises
- August 11, 2017

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 0.15 percent, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite index declining 0.21 percent. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 7 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,466 as of 11:20 a.m. Euro zone stocks and blue-chips dropped 1 percent. The UK's FTSE 100 Index increased 0.1 percent, France's CAC 40 Index rose 0.2 percent, while Germany's DAX Index added 0.3 percent. (more...)

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