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Trump condemns 'many sides' in Charlottesville violence; Prominent Republicans blame white supremacists
- August 13, 2017

If the head of state can not name evil where it appears, it's even more important for citizens to call it out. But he kept quiet Saturday morning as a protest led by white nationalists, who arrived with torches and chants in Charlottesville , on Friday night, turned violent. (more...)
Air quality advice offered up in the Flathead Air quality advice offered up in the Flathead
- August 13, 2017

While the winds will kick up fire activity, the air quality should improve. Authorities caution that upcoming weather conditions are causing concern about fire lines on the south end of the blaze. When air quality is Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups, people with heart or lung disease, children and the elderly should limit prolonged outdoor exertion. (more...)
Two brothers die while cleaning sewer in Delhi; Father, fireman 'critical' Two brothers die while cleaning sewer in Delhi; Father, fireman 'critical'
- August 13, 2017

The mishap is said to have taken place at Aggarwal Fun City Mall in Delhi's Anand Vihar area, said reports. Yusuf (50) and his two sons - Jahangir (24) and Izaz (22) - collapsed while cleaning the sewer, the police said. All the four were rushed to the Hedgewar Hospital, where Jahangir was declared "brought dead" and Izaz died subsequently, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Nupur Prasad said. (more...)
Tropical depression forms off the East Coast Tropical depression forms off the East Coast
- August 13, 2017

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a disturbance in the Atlantic with a 60 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or tropical storm in the next two days and a 70 percent chance in the next five. Regardless of the depression remaining offshore, the non-tropical system set to whisk it away from the USA will first enhance the risk for flash flooding in the southeastern US early this week. (more...)
Former Obama Official Praises Trump's National Security Team Former Obama Official Praises Trump's National Security Team
- August 13, 2017

Ironically, much of the modernization was set in motion under President Barack Obama , who was a lifelong opponent of nuclear weapons, negotiated New START and became the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first nuclear attack by the United States in World War II. (more...)
'World Approval' wins soggy Fourstardave Handicap 'World Approval' wins soggy Fourstardave Handicap
- August 13, 2017

He asked Baeza how much time he had left to decide. We are at the halfway point of the 40-day thoroughbred meet at Saratoga Race Course . The Grade II, $200,000 for 2-year-old fillies will also be run Saturday. "Plus he likes a target, and when you're running farther, he doesn't get a target". While Casse said the rain "didn't hurt my feelings", he noted that World Approval was training exceptionally well going into the Fourstardave. (more...)
Trump signs Veterans Affairs bill at New Jersey golf club Trump signs Veterans Affairs bill at New Jersey golf club
- August 13, 2017

It's been going on for a long time in our country. The bill addresses a budget shortfall at the Department of Veteran Affairs that threatened medical care for thousands of veterans. Heller's statement noted the program ensures veterans have access to certain services, including surgeries and life-saving treatments that the VA can not provide. (more...)
15 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal 15 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal
- August 13, 2017

Chicken farms in Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France were shut down following revelations of fipronil's use. Millions of eggs have been pulled from supermarket shelves across Europe and dozens of poultry farms closed since the discovery of fipronil, which can harm human health, was made public on August 1. (more...)
China Warns They Won't Aid North Korea If They Attack US China Warns They Won't Aid North Korea If They Attack US
- August 13, 2017

There are reports that Russian Federation and China are working quietly to try to reduce the tension. This week, Washington and Pyongyang have several times exchanged sharp statements. Russia's United Nations ambassador, Vasily Nebenzya, told reporters in NY this week that Moscow and Beijing still think political dialogue is necessary. (more...)
Amazon Advises Against Using Brand of Solar Eclipse Glasses on Site
- August 13, 2017

During a full solar eclipse, the moon and sun line up perfectly and create a shadow that falls on the Earth. You can see times on the eclipse's peak where you live here . You can see the moon's shadow moving toward and then away from you across the landscape. Also something to consider, is the idea of making your own pinhole project to look at the eclipse. (more...)
Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) to join NDA Amit Shah formally invites Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) to join NDA
- August 13, 2017

Sharad said, "The decision to join hands with BJP and formation of government in Bihar was against Bihar's majority". Sharad, who was removed from the post of party leader in the Rajya Sabha , on Saturday attacked the CM of Bihar saying that JDU was not the only party of Nitish Kumar. (more...)
Paulinho close to 40m euro Barcelona move Paulinho close to 40m euro Barcelona move
- August 13, 2017

During his time in the Premier League, Brazilian midfielder Paulinho struggled to really make an impact in England, but after a successful stint in the Chinese Super League, the 29-year-old has just completed one of the shock deals of the summer. (more...)
Trump warns NKorea that USA is 'locked and loaded' Trump warns NKorea that USA is 'locked and loaded'
- August 13, 2017

North Korea's only major ally China has urged Trump and Kim to avoid "words and actions" which could tip the troubled peninsula into war. The implications were clear, and while the tweet was in-line with Trump's overall bombast and rhetoric, his use of Twitter to fire a warning shot led actor and former White House Associate Director of Public Engagement Kal Penn to question whether he should still have access to the platform. (more...)
Trump to Make Quick Trip Back to Washington Monday Trump to Make Quick Trip Back to Washington Monday
- August 13, 2017

President Trump speaks to reporters outside his golf club in Bedminster, NJ. Details on Trump's plans while in NY and specifics on the timeline weren't immediately clear, but the president is expected to arrive at Trump Tower some time Sunday afternoon or evening and leave Wednesday. (more...)
Stocks slide on continued concern over tension between U.S. and North Korea
- August 13, 2017

In the first four days of the week, the Standard & Poor's 500 index swung from marking its latest record high to posting its biggest single-day drop in almost three months. The data comes amid tepid inflation that has remained below the Fed's 2 percent target, despite low unemployment. "The data confirms the Fed will have a wait-and-see attitude", said King Lip, chief investment officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management in San Francisco. (more...)
Suspect in vehicle attack at Virginia rally possibly identified Suspect in vehicle attack at Virginia rally possibly identified
- August 13, 2017

He's in his 20s, and he is from Maumee Ohio . The auto seen in photographs running over protesters at a white-nationalist rally in Virginia on Saturday afternoon has an OH license plate. (more...)
Mattis: War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic' Mattis: War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic'
- August 13, 2017

The tensions between USA and North Korea escalated after Pyongyang tested an intercontinental ballistic missile in July that appears to have the range to hit major United States cities. Asked whether Mr Trump's escalating rhetoric was hurting prospects for reviving negotiations, Mr Rycroft said: "What's hurting the six-party talks is the inability so far of the North Korean regime to do what it has to do which is to halt its nuclear programme and to halt its intercontinental ballistic missile ... (more...)
Trump retweets anonymous sources on N. Korea Trump retweets anonymous sources on N. Korea
- August 13, 2017

Trump and his White House have increased attacks on leakers, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions even issuing an ominous warning to reporters that freedom of the press "is not unlimited". Meanwhile, on a flight to Guam, which North Korea threatened to launch missiles against after President Trump's violent rhetoric, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson aimed to reassure the nation. (more...)
Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2017: Know How To Check Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2017: Know How To Check
- August 13, 2017

Previous year the result was declared n the month of December. The same steps can be followed to check Bihar Intermediate Examination Vocational Compartmental Result 2017. Compartment result was held for the students who did not clear their High School (HSC) examinations. But result shows girls outshine boys. The performance of girls was better that the boys with 48,878 girls clearing the exams against 44,417 boys. (more...)
Two teenage sisters burnt alive in UP's Bareilly Two teenage sisters burnt alive in UP's Bareilly
- August 13, 2017

According to the younger sister, a Class IX student, they did not get time to either see the man's face or save themselves as he poured petrol on them and set them alight. While the intention behind the assault is as yet obscure, one of the two sisters guaranteed that the assault may have been by a stalker. "A couple of suspects are being rounded up for possible leads", said senior superintendent of police, Jogendra Kumar. (more...)
Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain Pilot ejects, escapes injury as US fighter jet crash lands in Bahrain
- August 13, 2017

When this could not be accomplished it made the landing instead at Bahrain International Airport, the US Navy's 5th fleet said in a statement . Images on social media showed the grey fighter jet's nose tipped into the air but largely intact. (more...)
Kashmir: Terrorists attack Army camp in Kupwara, 1 soldier injured Kashmir: Terrorists attack Army camp in Kupwara, 1 soldier injured
- August 13, 2017

These robots are of "lightweight" and consist of "surveillance cameras and transmission systems with a range of 200 metres". The robots to be made indigenously could be used to deliver weapons like stun grenades at militant hideouts besides gathering real-time inputs prior to manual insertion, the reports said, though they were scanty on details. (more...)
Three Women Found Murdered In Long Island Home Three Women Found Murdered In Long Island Home
- August 13, 2017

Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick. The bodies were discovered at a Perry Street residence. Police said the suspect went to the living room and assaulted his mother, then attacked the other women. Police say he became enraged. Bobby Vanderhall stayed in the house for a short time before fleeing, and was apprehended within a two-mile radius of the scene sleeping in a vehicle, said Fitzpatrick. (more...)
VSP: Two dead in Charlottesville helicopter crash
- August 13, 2017

There are two confirmed fatalities. It was during this violence that a auto slammed into a street crowded with people, killing one person and injuring 19 others. (more...)
Heavy Rain, Storms Expected Across OK Throughout Saturday Heavy Rain, Storms Expected Across OK Throughout Saturday
- August 13, 2017

Storms will continue to move to the east, with storm chances increasing for central Kansas late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. Lows in the upper 50s-low 60s with calm winds. Temperatures will be similar or a few degrees warmer than Friday. We're sticking with the idea of a "don't cancel your plans" weekend forecast, but you may have to dodge a downpour or two here and there anyway. (more...)
WWE United Kingdom champion, Pete Dunne, has been injured WWE United Kingdom champion, Pete Dunne, has been injured
- August 13, 2017

He was wrestling Darius Carter in the main event of the show and was legitimately cut open, resulting in substantial bloodshed (we are not yet sure the extend of the injury). So far there's been no update on Gallagher's new opponent. Dunne reportedly did not look pleased as he left the arena. Dunne - who is also the PROGRESS Champion - was set to face Jack Gallagher for the United Kingdom Championship. (more...)
Engineering colleges with 70% vacant seats to be shut down: AICTE Engineering colleges with 70% vacant seats to be shut down: AICTE
- August 13, 2017

The problem is more critical with Engineering Institutions. Every year engineering colleges offer more than 37 lakh seats at 10361 engineering institutes across the nation. He added that the body has started the procedure of identification of AICTE-approved institutes which possesses the higher quantity of vacant seats. "Students now studying in the institutes identified for closure could be moved to better institutes nearby", he added. (more...)
North Korea not to surrender its nuclear arsenal North Korea not to surrender its nuclear arsenal
- August 13, 2017

Just last week Mr Tillerson said the US-China relationship was at a "pivot point" and he hoped they could avoid conflict. He says stopping the launches would be the "first and strongest signal". Chinese President Xi Jinping has often referred to their "blood ties", forged when the two sides fought against the U.S.in the Korean War. Russian Ambassador Vasily Nebenzia said sanctions are not an end in themselves but a means to engage Pyongyang in constructive talks. (more...)
US, Japanese troops prepare for war over North Korea threat US, Japanese troops prepare for war over North Korea threat
- August 13, 2017

Japan's anti-missile defence operation system deploys the navy's Aegis to bring down airborne missiles while the PAC-3 system is used to counter the projectiles evading these interceptors. Japanese Defense Ministry officials told Kyodo news that the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) system would likely be deployed at Ground Self-Defense Force bases in the western prefectures of Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi, areas which North Korea said its missiles could fly over. (more...)
Syrian rescue volunteers killed in shooting Syrian rescue volunteers killed in shooting
- August 12, 2017

Syrian government forces seized full control of the last major town in Homs province held by ISIS, Syrian state media reported on Saturday, as the army and its allies press a multi-pronged advance into eastern areas held by the jihadist group. (more...)