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Severe thunderstorm watch for Chicago includes hail and 60 miles per hour winds Severe thunderstorm watch for Chicago includes hail and 60 miles per hour winds
- August 11, 2017

There's a chance for severe storms with heavy rain, 50 miles per hour winds and hail in the south Denver metro area but damaging winds and golf-ball sized hail are more likely on the southeastern plains, forecasters say. At about 4:20 p.m. Thursday, the watch was elevated to a severe thunderstorm warning that was set to expire at 4:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service . (more...)
HS football player dies in freak accident at camp HS football player dies in freak accident at camp
- August 11, 2017

The log fell on Mileto and killed him, per Suffolk County homicide detectives. Carlin Schledorn, who graduated from Sachem East and played his junior year, said that carrying the 12-foot log was used to build chemistry throughout the team - and it wasn't easy. (more...)
United Nations officially notified of USA intention to withdraw from Paris climate pact United Nations officially notified of USA intention to withdraw from Paris climate pact
- August 11, 2017

The U.S. Global Change Research Program Climate Science Special Report , which is part of the National Climate Assessment , has been public for months and is now undergoing agency review. It is abundantly clear that the Trump Administration does not believe in science. The study shows that average temperatures in the United States have risen rapidly since 1980. (more...)
Judge orders new search for Hillary Clinton's Benghazi emails
- August 11, 2017

A federal judge has ordered the Department of State to search for additional emails Hillary Clinton may have written about the 2012 Benghazi attack. Judge Mehta, an Obama appointee, explained that the State Department is unlikely able to "adequately" access emails sent from Clinton's private server. (more...)
Here Is North Korea's Guam Strike Plan
- August 11, 2017

From the New Jersey golf resort where he's vacationing, he tweeted that his first order as president was to "renovate and modernize" an arsenal that is "now far stronger and more powerful than ever before". When North Korea tested its intercontinental Hwasong-14 missile on July 4, the USA was aware 70 minutes ahead of time, according to the Diplomat . (more...)
United States sends McCain's namesake to challenge Chinese maritime claims United States sends McCain's namesake to challenge Chinese maritime claims
- August 11, 2017

It was the third mission of this kind since May, when the "USS Dewey" sailed by Mischief Reef, marking a continuation of such operations under the Trump administration. The US supports neither nation's claims and insists that the sea should be a neutral space available for free navigation. "All operations are conducted in accordance with worldwide law and demonstrate that the United States will fly, sail, and operate wherever global law allows", he said. (more...)
Where is Guam and why is North Korea targeting it? Where is Guam and why is North Korea targeting it?
- August 11, 2017

The statement followed a tweet by President Trump praising what he described as the growing USA nuclear arsenal, adding, "Hopefully we will never have to use this power, but there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world!" The U.S. (more...)
Colbert interviews 'God' about Trump taking out North Korea
- August 11, 2017

Colbert asked. "It was 15 countries". Having come out with that kind of rhetoric from the presidential level raises the ante, and what we have always done in the past is take the rhetoric from North Korea with a grain of salt. "The president alone has the authority to launch nuclear weapons, the only restraint being the advice of senior advisers who might be present at the time of crisis, and Donald Trump has shown repeated contempt for informed and wise counsel", wrote Humphrey, a former ... (more...)
Turkey nabs Russian national suspected of plotting attack on Incirlik air base Turkey nabs Russian national suspected of plotting attack on Incirlik air base
- August 10, 2017

A court later ordered him formally arrested pending trial, according to Turkish private news agency Dogan. Anti-terror police staged the operation after receiving intelligence that an alleged ISIL militant, Renat Bak─▒ev, was scouting around the province to stage attacks at the ─░ncirlik air base and an Alevi association on behalf of the jihadist group. (more...)
Valley congressman rebukes Trump's 'reckless' response to North Korea threat
- August 10, 2017

Two CNN guests got into a major spat over Trump's promise of "fire and fury" if North Korea continues to threaten the United States. In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Trump said he hopes the "power" of the USA nuclear arsenal would never have to be used, but he added that "there will never be a time that we are not the most powerful nation in the world". (more...)
McCain offers new strategy to 'turn the tide' in Afghanistan McCain offers new strategy to 'turn the tide' in Afghanistan
- August 10, 2017

McCain wants the U.S. to enter into an agreement with the Afghan government for an enduring USA counterterrorism presence in Afghanistan, and he wants to put more pressure on Pakistan to stop providing sanctuaries to the Taliban and Haqqani Network. (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

State police brought in hostage negotiators to speak with the man during the almost 6-hour standoff. All travelers are advised to avoid the area. Hostage negotiators are working to resolve the matter while the highway remains closed at Luna Pier Road, exit 6, on the northbound side and at Otter Creek Road, exit 9, on the southbound side. (more...)
New Orleans power turbine down; Pumping station capacity diminished New Orleans power turbine down; Pumping station capacity diminished
- August 10, 2017

Drinking water and sewerage services are not affected by the turbine damage, Landrieu said, and crews are working overtime to restore full and backup power to all pumping stations across the city. S&WB officials also revealed that the total number of downed pumps on August 5 was not 14, as previously reported - but 16. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu today clarified the threat to the city's pumping capacity after an overnight fire in a power producing turbine. (more...)
Asian stocks fall as North Korea, US tensions escalate Asian stocks fall as North Korea, US tensions escalate
- August 10, 2017

The Pentagon's statement never mentioned North Korea or Kim (or Trump , for that matter) by name, but the tiny tyrannical fiefdom's specter hung over the exercise. The American military presence on Guam consists of two bases: Andersen Air Force Base in the north and Naval Base Guam in the south. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ( FOXA.O ) was down 2.65 percent following quarterly revenue that fell short of expectations. (more...)
Record number of girls pushes high school sports participation to all-time high Record number of girls pushes high school sports participation to all-time high
- August 10, 2017

Football is still hugely popular, but an unmistakable downward trend among young people has coincided with revelations about the ravages of the game. According to data collected by the National Federation ( NFHS ), 21,776 Washington student-athletes played football in the fall of 2016, up 0.13 percent from the 21,747 that participated in 2015. (more...)
Nisar says back pain kept him away from ex-PM's homecoming rally Nisar says back pain kept him away from ex-PM's homecoming rally
- August 10, 2017

Participants of Nawaz Sharif's "homecoming" rally gather at Rawalpindi's Katchery Chowk on Thursday, August 10, 2017. "I have come out onto the streets with a case against your disqualification", he told them from inside his auto. "Each drop of blood of our heroes is a testament to the fact that we all are united as a nation to cleanse our beloved motherland from terrorist elements", the prime minister's office said in a statement. (more...)
North Korea announces plan to fire missiles towards United States territory of Guam
- August 10, 2017

North Korea has carried out a series of missile and nuclear bomb tests in defiance of the global community. The latest round of tensions began after U.S. Visitors and residents on Guam appeared to be taking things in their stride. Where could North Korea strike in the US? " Enjoy the beaches ", Calvo said. (more...)
Suspects set off firework, flare in Florida Wendy's Suspects set off firework, flare in Florida Wendy's
- August 10, 2017

Smoke is seen coming out of the firework before it suddenly explodes just feet away from the worker. The next time the door opened, another subject tossed a firework inside the restaurant. Detectives believe eight to 10 young males are responsible for the incident. It was the evening after Fourth of July and no one was expecting fireworks, especially not inside a restaurant. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn refuses to condemn Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro Jeremy Corbyn refuses to condemn Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro
- August 10, 2017

Widespread protests against the government of the oil-producing South American country have been going since April amid spiralling prices for food and medicine because of low oil prices, with more than 120 people killed in the unrest. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson accused Mr Maduro of behaving like "the dictator of an evil regime". He said: "The people who have died - either those on the streets or security forces that have been attacked by people on the street - all of those lives are ... (more...)
Trump takes credit for "stronger" USA nuclear arsenal
- August 10, 2017

In response Trump tweeted that the nation "best not make any more threats", adding that they would be "met with fire and fury " if they did. The very pointed threats came after five Fox & Friends retweets. The Department of Defense and Energy Department did not immediately respond to inquiries into whether they had taken any steps as a result of any executive action by Trump . (more...)
WVB Earns No. 6 AVCA Preseason Ranking WVB Earns No. 6 AVCA Preseason Ranking
- August 10, 2017

Texas took the No. 1 spot with 25 first-place votes, while defending national champion Stanford earned the No. 2 ranking despite having the most first-place votes, 35. NU will also face No. 12 Florida on Saturday, Aug. 26 in Gainesville. They will be competing in a hard Big Ten again this season. The Creighton Volleyball program is ranked No. (more...)
Tense Kenya awaits results of disputed election Tense Kenya awaits results of disputed election
- August 10, 2017

The electionis seen as a key test of the stability of one of Africa's most important countries. Protests were also held in the poor Nairobi neighbourhood of Mathare, an Odinga stronghold. One voter told the Guardian during polling that younger citizens wanted "peace, peace, peace". In 2013, Odinga took his concerns to court. "They are working around the clock ", said the EU's Marietje Schaake. (more...)
Half of Republicans Support Postponing the 2020 Presidential Election Half of Republicans Support Postponing the 2020 Presidential Election
- August 10, 2017

Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, a Democrat, has declined to comply with a request by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity , which is investigating possible voter fraud . "Not surprisingly, beliefs about the 2016 election and voter fraud were correlated with support for postponement", wrote Ariel Malka of Yeshiva University and Yphtach Lelkes of the University of Pennsylvania for the Post . (more...)
Barcelona's Feud With Neymar And PSG Is Getting Increasingly Petty
- August 10, 2017

In four years in Catalonia, he won the Champions League once, La Liga twice, and the King's Cup three times. The Brazilian superstar claims he is owed the money as part of the contract renewal he signed past year with the Catalans. "We have to discuss about it", Vives said whether the club have already decide who will sign to replace Neymar . Several hundred gathered outside the palatial Royal Monceau hotel in the capital, letting off flares and breaking into chants. (more...)
Energy minister officially launches Ore Valley community wind turbine Energy minister officially launches Ore Valley community wind turbine
- August 10, 2017

Furthermore, the Wind Turbine Composite Materials market report explains development trend, analysis of upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics is also carried out. The reports are being released during a period of uncertainty about continued support for renewable energy under the Trump administration, but also when New England states - notably MA - are seeking large amounts of wind power to meet renewable power goals. (more...)
Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterates Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
- August 10, 2017

Edgestream Partners Lp who had been investing in Lockheed Martin Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $87.72 billion market cap company. Da Davidson And Company stated it has 1,910 shares. Anchor Ltd Liability Com accumulated 13,155 shares. Since February 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $3.15 million activity. (more...)
Former Trump Staffers Welcome Baby Boy After Rumored Affair Former Trump Staffers Welcome Baby Boy After Rumored Affair
- August 10, 2017

Miller was expected to continue his role by becoming the White House's Communications Director, but ended up declining the job , saying that his wife was about to give birth and he wanted more more time with his family. it is clear they need to be my top priority right now and this is not the right time to start a new job as demanding as White House communications director", he said. (more...)
Powerball jackpot continues to rise Powerball jackpot continues to rise
- August 10, 2017

And, if you can't wait to swim in all of that moolah like Uncle Scrooge, you can still take home $224 million with the cash option. The winning numbers from the Tuesday, August 8, Mega Millions drawing were - 11 - 17 - 50 - 52 - 74 - and the Mega Ball number was 14. (more...)
Sekulow: ACLJ Discovered Lynch Email Circle Reached WH Sekulow: ACLJ Discovered Lynch Email Circle Reached WH
- August 10, 2017

That was followed by similar requests from Fox News , CBS, the Wall Street Journal and other news organizations. Lynch's controversial meeting with former President Clinton was during a time when Hillary Clinton was being investigated as to whether or not she had revealed classified government information while serving as Secretary of State. (more...)
NZ air force detachment on Guam, island threatened by North Korea NZ air force detachment on Guam, island threatened by 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. Its maximum takeoff weight can reach 216,000kg. Apart from trading verbal punches, both parties are flexing their military muscles as well. However, Russia said that the missiles were intermediate range, not ICBMs. (more...)

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