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World holds breath as United States and North Korea stand off escalates
- August 10, 2017

The answer has to do with Guam's symbolism as an American territory and its usefulness in any war against North Korea . Congress could pass a law prohibiting the use of force or blocking funding for military action in North Korea. North Korea says its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) are a legitimate means of defence against perceived US hostility. Trump's loaded comments came in reaction to a report that North Korea had miniaturised a nuclear weapon and had the capability ... (more...)
Channing Tatum makes stop at Statesville convenience store Channing Tatum makes stop at Statesville convenience store
- August 10, 2017

The Magic Mike star, who's shooting his new movie Lucky Logan in North Carolina, has done several surprise videos around the state to promote the film. The star of the "21 Jump Street" and "G.I". According to the Morganton News Herald , Tatum has been making his way through SC to promote his new film, " Logan Lucky ", the story of two brothers who pull off a heist during a daring heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. (more...)
Chris Brown comments on Rihanna's Crop Over costume Chris Brown comments on Rihanna's Crop Over costume
- August 10, 2017

The photos from the event have captured the world's attention. Chris Brown's ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran would reportedly "love" to become friends with Rihanna . In June, Karrueche was granted a five-year restraining order against Chris , after she alleged that the musician had threatened to kill her. Rihanna , meanwhile, was physically assaulted by Chris after an argument between the pair in February 2009 turned violent. (more...)
First fatal crash reported at Sturgis Rally First fatal crash reported at Sturgis Rally
- August 10, 2017

On Thursday, the highway patrol reported a fatal motorcycle crash near Sturgis. The bike slid off the road and down an embankment. Total citations written by law enforcement in the area were also down substantially to 334 compared to 438 past year. (more...)
Mattis warns North Korea not to invite 'destruction' Mattis warns North Korea not to invite 'destruction'
- August 10, 2017

Mattis' remarks follow aggressive posturing from both the USA and North Korea, with Trump on Tuesday saying the DPRK would be met with "fire and fury" if it continued to threaten the United States. Asked whether President Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric was hurting prospects for reviving negotiations, 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 program and to halt its ... (more...)
Oops. Scaramucci unwisely compares Linda Tripp to the reporter he blabbed to Oops. Scaramucci unwisely compares Linda Tripp to the reporter he blabbed to
- August 10, 2017

Lizza published the contents of a phone call he had with Scaramucci last month shortly before the former communications director resigned. Tripp is of Monica Lewinsky infamy, having been the intern's confidante about her extramarital affair with then President Bill Clinton and later taping a conversation with Lewinsky. (more...)
Manchester United Are Not After Gareth Bale Anymore, Says Jose Mourinho Manchester United Are Not After Gareth Bale Anymore, Says Jose Mourinho
- August 10, 2017

Bale wants to stay at Madrid, but was full of praise for Mourinho after the match, tipping the Premier League side for a "fantastic" campaign due to the presence of the former Chelsea boss. "The club hasn't said anything, we've spoke, they're happy with everything and, yeah, for me, I just want to concentrate now on getting fit, on getting ready for the new season and playing as well as I can. (more...)
Guam residents feel patriotism but worry grows
- August 10, 2017

While speaking with his U.S. counterpart in a telephone conversation Monday, the new South Korean leader asked for the U.S. president's support for a proposed revision to the Korea-U.S. Now, about 160,000 people live on Guam . "We are really taking it seriously, a lot of the people in Guam ". But there's also some resentment about not being able to vote in the general election for USA president. (more...)
No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election - EU Observers No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election - EU Observers
- August 10, 2017

Business is still slow in Nairobi as many remain fearful of the aftermath of disputed election results. He said Kenyans had cast their votes in a democratic manner. Observers from the African Union and the European Union among others issued a joint statement urging political parties "to use the legally provided channels of dispute resolution in case of any dissatisfaction with the process", adding that police should "avoid excessive use of force". (more...)
Newlyweds searching for wedding crashers who left $1 gift and card Newlyweds searching for wedding crashers who left $1 gift and card
- August 10, 2017

Tufo also told the network that she noticed that the couple didn't belong immediately and said that guests called the couple Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn when they sat down, referencing the movie Wedding Crashers . "Unbelievable!" Boardman told Patch. Inside the card, the strangers had written, "Dear Fox's 1) Congratulations!" Fox posted on Facebook that the couple gave them "the best wedding present anyone could ever ask for". (more...)
Taliban are sowing terror in remote areas of Afghanistan Taliban are sowing terror in remote areas of Afghanistan
- August 10, 2017

No one was hurt in the incident late Saturday, though the tower was briefly evacuated, according to a statement from the company that manages the monument. Sediq Sediqi, a spokesman for the Afghan government, told AFP it was hard to know how many civilians were killed or captured, but said "President Ashraf Ghani has instructed everyone to do everything to safeguard those people". (more...)
Trump touts his base as 'getting stronger,' though polls show a weakening Trump touts his base as 'getting stronger,' though polls show a weakening
- August 10, 2017

Among them: record stock-market numbers, strong jobs reports, his Supreme Court pick earlier this year and a backlash against "the Fake News Russian collusion story". His approval rating was 2 points lower in a CBS poll released Tuesday . The polls are a reflection of the fact that Trump hasn't achieved anything that a Republican with a pulse wouldn't have done in his shoes. (more...)
Tamra's daughter sets the record straight about estrangement, divorce Tamra's daughter sets the record straight about estrangement, divorce
- August 10, 2017

She added: "This parent alienation caused me to resent my father and take her side". Judge described the situation with Sidney as "so messed up" in an interview with " Entertainment Tonight " in August 2016. Tamra seemed to indirectly address her current family drama in the photo's caption. She is probably very entertaining and very profitable for the network because she keeps sharing her personal problems with the world. (more...)
Amid Doklam Standoff, Sushma Swaraj To Visit Nepal Amid Doklam Standoff, Sushma Swaraj To Visit Nepal
- August 10, 2017

China has insisted that India unilaterally withdraw its troops from the remote Doklam plateau claimed by both Beijing and Indian ally Bhutan. India, the editorial said, should not take advantage of the restraint shown by China or underestimate the resolve of People's Liberation Army. (more...)
Wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma dies of electrocution at flooded stadium Wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma dies of electrocution at flooded stadium
- August 10, 2017

According to Indian Express, Vishal was spotted lying unconscious by locals and was immediately rushed to the nearby hospital. The 25-year-old was visiting the state association's office when the incident took place. Vishal was the lone bread earner in his family which has six members with three unmarried sisters. "We have demanded Rs 10 lakh compensation from the government for the kin of Kumar", Indian Express quoted Singh as saying. (more...)
More showers and storms: scattered, smothered and covered on Thursday More showers and storms: scattered, smothered and covered on Thursday
- August 10, 2017

Early patchy fog otherwise sunny to start, some clouds for the PM. It will be slightly warmer on Friday with a high of about 82 degrees, forecasters say. High: 97. Wind: S 10 miles per hour. Saturday: Sun & clouds, chance for scattered showers/thunderstorms. SUNDAY NIGHT: Cloudy skies and a few rain showers continue, with a low temperature of 68 degrees. (more...)
ACLU Sues DC Metro For PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos Ads ACLU Sues DC Metro For PETA, Milo Yiannopoulos Ads
- August 10, 2017

It said that the DC Metro's ad policy violates the First Amendment by discriminating against ads or advertisers deemed controversial by agency officials, and that the four plaintiffs in the case span the political spectrum, illustrating the indivisibility of the First Amendment. (more...)
In Setback For Sahara, Court Rejects Plea To Stop Aamby Valley Auction In Setback For Sahara, Court Rejects Plea To Stop Aamby Valley Auction
- August 10, 2017

The Subrata Roy-led Sahara group on Wednesday made a plea before the Supreme Court to not go ahead with the auction of its Aamby Valley property. However, it was subject to payment of this sum, the court had said. On July 25, the court had simultaneously approved the draft sale notice and terms to dispose of the property prepared by the official liquidator of the Bombay High Court . (more...)
Martial Rape Cannot Be Considered As Criminal Act : SC Martial Rape Cannot Be Considered As Criminal Act : SC
- August 10, 2017

In a bid to protect the interest of brides younger than 18 (the legal age for marriage), the Supreme court on Wednesday ruled sexual intercourse between a man and his minor wife can not be considered a criminal act. And no offence of rape is made out, if she is below 18 years of age, but more than 15 and married. "The Parliament has to protect the child", Agrawal stated. (more...)
Set common questions for NEET in regional languages: SC tells CBSE Set common questions for NEET in regional languages: SC tells CBSE
- August 10, 2017

The court also said the whole objective of the Entrance Test was to have a common examination, reported ANI. "The main paper can be in English and questions can be translated into regional languages", the bench told the CBSE lawyer and additional solicitor general, Maninder Singh . (more...)
Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama
- August 10, 2017

Dalai Lama said,"Eventually, "Hindi-Chini- Bhai Bhai" is the only way; the two big nations, you have to live side by side". India is for a simultaneous withdrawal from Doklam, which, it says, belongs to its other neighbour Bhutan. He asserted that as India provides freedom, he is capable of doing many things and is getting more opportunity to share. India had granted political asylum to the Dalai Lama who fled his homeland almost six decades ago, as a young monk of 24, to save himself from ... (more...)
Man says he has PTSD after 'finding two lizards in his Heineken' Man says he has PTSD after 'finding two lizards in his Heineken'
- August 10, 2017

It says he continued to suffer from severe gastrointestinal ailments, emotional distress, anxiety and trauma and missed several weeks of work. Toubbeh said he noticed a foul taste while drinking the beer in 2015 and became violently ill. Toubbeh went to the emergency room, where he received medication and instructions to return if his symptoms worsened, according to the lawsuit. Toubbeh's attorney, John Montevideo, said the family brought the can with the geckos inside to his law office ... (more...)
State department says Trump on 'same page' as U.S. officials
- August 10, 2017

On Wednesday, Humphrey, a staunch Trump opponent since the primaries, requested that the delegation support the Oversight Commission on Presidential Capacity Act, which would set up a commission to determine whether the president is mentally fit to serve. (more...)
Threat level remains unchanged despite N. Korea threat to Guam
- August 10, 2017

Guam is about 2,100 miles from North Korea. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.17 percent, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite index declining 0.28 percent. The U.S. Marine Corps has plans to move about 5,000 troops to Guam in coming years, as part of an effort to reduce its presence on Okinawa, Japan. "There's no real protection against a missile, in my opinion". (more...)
Richarlison: Watford sign Brazil Under-20 forward on five-year deal Richarlison: Watford sign Brazil Under-20 forward on five-year deal
- August 10, 2017

The youngster arrives in England on the back of a successful spell in his homeland, wherein he netted 19 goals in 67 appearances for Fluminense , and scored twice in 8 games for Brazil U20. The English Premier League club agreed to a five-year deal for 11 million British pounds last week but were awaiting approval of a United Kingdom work permit before making the transfer official. (more...)
Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Vice-President Dr Hamid Ansari Rajya Sabha bids farewell to Vice-President Dr Hamid Ansari
- August 10, 2017

Hamid Ansari while delivering his last speech in the house said that "a decade is a long time in the life of an individual". He is still a vice president and such comments do not suit his office's dignity. Commenting on the matter of triple talaq, Ansari said it was a "social aberration" and not a requirement as per the religion. On being asked what was his response he said, "Well, there is always an explanation and there is always a reason". (more...)
Suspected WWII bomb discovered near wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant site Suspected WWII bomb discovered near wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant site
- August 10, 2017

The incident at the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) site was the world's most serious nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986. Discovery of bombs dropped by the United States during the World War 2 is a common affair in this area even after 70 years of the war. (more...)
The Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) Shares Sold by Cabot Wellington LLC
- August 10, 2017

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 44,480 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $742,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Credit Suisse Ag holds 32,312 shares. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, August 17 by Wedbush. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Mizuho on Monday, July 10. (more...)
Lancaster road-rage suspect caught on video, police say Lancaster road-rage suspect caught on video, police say
- August 10, 2017

Detective James Brickett says the Dallas County District Attorney's Office has also been contacted and the investigation is on-going. The man, Lancaster police said Tuesday, is 49-year-old Joseph Sida. It wasn't until she arrived at work and called Lancaster police to report the driver that she noticed something more. She didn't realize he pulled a gun on her until she looked at the video later. (more...)
'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' comes under CBFC scanner - Check out cuts 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' comes under CBFC scanner - Check out cuts
- August 10, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan forms the basic premise of " Toilet: Ek Prem Katha " but Akshay said he did not do the film exclusively on the merit of the script. The Akshay and Bhumi starrer film was in news for its CBFC certification. Film critic Raja Sen explains, "What's the point of making films if you're scared of showing them?" "I don't take much stress and try to remain happy as much as I can". (more...)