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1MDB remits US$350m to IPIC 1MDB remits US$350m to IPIC
- August 12, 2017

The debt-laden state fund had missed a July 31 deadline and a five-day extension to repay IPIC, and was given an extra week until today to pay US$310 million. "IPIC received US$350 million instead of US$310 million and got it early, " the report quoted a banker source as saying. A total of US$602.73 million (RM2.56 billion), the first of a two-part payment, was due on July 31 under a debt-settlement agreement amounting to US$1.205 billion (RM5.16 billion) that was reached in April this year. (more...)
Guam Governor Backs Trump's Warning To North Korea
- August 12, 2017

The plan would be sent to leader Kim Jong Un for approval just before or as the U.S. Trump also mentioned that he will push for more funding to go towards anti-missile defense due to the threat of North Korea and other countries. It is the latest warning since he said earlier this week that North Korea faces "retaliation with fire and fury unlike any the world has seen before". (more...)
Louis 'Rally Cat' missing after appearance at Cardinals game Louis 'Rally Cat' missing after appearance at Cardinals game
- August 12, 2017

The non-profit organization announced in a tweet last night that a very familiar-looking kitten had been captured at downtown's Citygarden, where rally cat was allegedly last seen . At that point, as our ushers tried to contain the cat, a fan grabbed it and claimed it was hers. That would likely come on the team's next home stand since that process will take up to 10 days. (more...)
DSP traffic, driver gunned down in Karachi DSP traffic, driver gunned down in Karachi
- August 12, 2017

The funneral prayers (Namaz-i-Janaza) of DSP Traffic Hanif Khan and Constable Sultan was offered here on Friday at the headquarter of Special Security Unit (SSU). The police have found pamphlets from the crime scene left by the assailants. The group calls itself Ansar-ul-Sharia Pakistan. "This attack was in response to the battle charging and insulting the prisoners belonging to the Jihadis and their families and barging into their houses and harassing the families on the pretext of ... (more...)
Trump warns North Korea against attacking Guam Trump warns North Korea against attacking Guam
- August 12, 2017

That is Jessica Pettigrew's reaction when the topic of North Korea comes up. Pyongyang issued three distinct threats to attack Guam in the span of about two months. Despite the overwhelming popularity of American sports such as baseball and basketball on Guam, Willie said that the islanders overcame their initial shyness and embraced the handsome game. (more...)
Australians set to vote on same-sex marriage by end of year Australians set to vote on same-sex marriage by end of year
- August 12, 2017

Canberra's governing Liberal-National Coalition failed to pass a bill in Parliament that would have secured funding to restore Australia's compulsory plebiscite on November 25, which means the same-sex marriage vote will instead likely take shape as a voluntary voting effort. (more...)
California to pay $85000 to Muslim woman over forcibly removing hijab California to pay $85000 to Muslim woman over forcibly removing hijab
- August 12, 2017

The federal lawsuit stated that male police officers forcibly removed the Long Beach resident, Powell's head covering when they took her into custody in 2015, even after she explained she wore it as part of her religious beliefs. In late 2016, following Powell's lawsuit, the LBPD changed their policy to allow religiously observant arrestees to retain their head coverings, as long as authorities don't believe those garments pose a safety risk for the person. (more...)
MI mom sentenced to 57 months for sex with minors MI mom sentenced to 57 months for sex with minors
- August 12, 2017

The 38-year-old began showing up at their parents' houses for late-night sexual trysts in her vehicle, according to investigators. She also said she caused her family "great pain" and was tormented by the thought that she will not be ale to provide for her children while serving her sentence. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
- August 12, 2017

Blue Chip Partners Inc. now owns 2,141 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. On Friday, August 19 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital on Wednesday, November 11. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, July 14 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Trump brushes off critics of tough rhetoric
- August 12, 2017

The president tweeted on Wednesday that "we'll always consider negotiations ", and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Yun seem concerned about keeping lines of communication open. "I'm quite proud of what we've accomplished". But UN Secretary General António Guterres hinted that Trump's remarks risked derailing the diplomatic process. (more...)
Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine
- August 12, 2017

US Republican hawk Lindsey Graham has said the United States should be ready for war against North Korea and predicted that Washington will win the conflict، according to "Press TV". However, things have gotten out of control, and the prospect of war has become very real. Nobody in the world - especially not North Korea - comes close to challenging our military capabilities. (more...)
Franklin weakens to tropical storm over Mexico Franklin weakens to tropical storm over Mexico
- August 12, 2017

These are the five most devastating storms in recent USA history. So far, the season has already had six named storms, double what's typically expected by this point. A year ago, eastern Mexico was ravaged by flooding and mudslides from Tropical Storm Earl which claimed the lives of 81 people . "At this time, the more likely scenario is for the tropical system to stay offshore", AccuWeather meteorologist Dan Kottlowski said in a report. (more...)
Belatedly, Trump declares opioid crisis a Belatedly, Trump declares opioid crisis a "national emergency"
- August 12, 2017

The Springfield Democrat, who has been critical of the Trump administration , said he was pleased to hear the president's commitment to elevating the issue of opioid abuse and overdose deaths. Doctors in the U.S. prescribe more opioids than in any other country, enough to medicate every American adult. As more and more people were becoming addicted, "pill mills" began to pop up in Portsmouth and across the nation to meet demand. (more...)
Opioid commission public health emergency recommendation turned down by Trump Opioid commission public health emergency recommendation turned down by Trump
- August 12, 2017

Chris Christie. "The opioid crisis is an emergency and I'm saying officially right now it is an emergency ", Trump told reporters in New Jersey. "It's a national emergency ", Trump said. The commission requested the president "rapidly increase treatment capacity" by granting waivers to states to get around a law that prohibits federal Medicaid dollars from going to mental health facilities with more than 16 beds . (more...)
Dean Foods Company (DF) Downgraded by Vertical Research
- August 12, 2017

First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 1,260,380 shares of the company's stock valued at $24,779,000 after buying an additional 671,195 shares in the last quarter. Has $19.01 Million Stake in ConAgra Foods Inc. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This news story was first posted by Community Financial News and is the sole property of of Community Financial News. (more...)
War of Words Heats Up between President Trump and North Korea War of Words Heats Up between President Trump and North Korea
- August 12, 2017

Graham said for decades presidents on both sides of the aisle have warned about North Korea's nuclear program but none of them have stopped it. The only way to counteract the threat presented by the regime and its current policy is to seek the engagement with it, and to do so in a symbolically equal and respectful diplomatic manner, according to the expert. (more...)
Dozens of refugees storm into Europe by running through Spanish checkpoint Dozens of refugees storm into Europe by running through Spanish checkpoint
- August 12, 2017

Spanish police have found 30 Moroccan and Algerian migrants, 10 of them minors, hidden in fairground vehicles leaving the Spanish territory of Ceuta after an annual festival, they said Tuesday. "They entered at five in the morning running through", a spokesman for the Central government's representative office in Ceuta told AFP , adding there were 187 people in total. (more...)
Texas Legislature ramps up penalties for mail-in ballot fraud Texas Legislature ramps up penalties for mail-in ballot fraud
- August 12, 2017

And while the Republican-dominated chambers have tackled several other issues, with limited time left in the session, they remain at odds on details. Rep. Cook is standing between the House floor and numerous Freedom Caucus' favorite bills - including the so-called " bathroom bill " ( the legislation that sparked the special session in the first place ) and other abortion legislation. (more...)
Naples Global Advisors LLC Boosts Position in Banco De Chile (NYSE:BCH)
- August 12, 2017

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 31,671 shares of the bank's stock valued at $2,285,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. If you are accessing this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright laws. (more...)
Military is locked and loaded against N. Korea Military is locked and loaded against N. Korea
- August 12, 2017

Yun, now executive director of the Ploughshares Fund, an anti-proliferation initiative, said the risks were exacerbated by the "credibility problem" Trump has acquired due to his frequent off-the-cuff remarks that often appear to go counter to the more measured remarks of his officials. (more...)
How Analysts Rated ASOS plc (LON:ASC) Last Week?
- August 12, 2017

Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.19%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "American Trust Investment Advisors LLC Has $340,000 Position in HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBC)" was first published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. (more...)
Omarosa Spoke at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention and AHHHHHHHHHHH Omarosa Spoke at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention and AHHHHHHHHHHH
- August 12, 2017

Page Six reports that Nikole Hannah-Jones, a journalist with the New York Times , was scheduled to moderate the panel that also was to feature Valerie Castile and Sandra Sterling , as well as Jelani Cobb of the New Yorker. Manigault appeared on a panel discussion focused on police shootings and brutality issues, and her last-minute inclusion caused controversy even before she entered the room. (more...)
How? Isaak Komisarchik stuck in an elevator found dead one month later How? Isaak Komisarchik stuck in an elevator found dead one month later
- August 12, 2017

First reported by the Denver Post , Denver Fire officials say they've learned Komisarchik pressed an emergency button in the elevator twice on July 6 before he died. Code also mandates that elevator operators must monitor emergency alerts at all times. Denver Fire Department spokesperson Greg Pixley told BuzzFeed the call went to a monitoring agency that is supposed to determine whether or not to call 911. (more...)
Holocaust Survivor Yisrael Kristal Was 113 Holocaust Survivor Yisrael Kristal Was 113
- August 12, 2017

There, he worked in the family's confectionery factory, got married and had two children. Following the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, he and his family were forcibly moved into the Lodz Ghetto, where his children died. Kristal was unable to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah in 1916 because his mother had died three months earlier and his father was a soldier in the Russian army at the time of World War I. (more...)
Trump escalates 'fire and fury' threat to North Korea
- August 12, 2017

Trump's latest tweet included the phrase, "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded should North Korea act unwisely". Meanwhile, the Republican hawks are also pushing the president towards launching war against North Korea. (more...)
The White House Is Getting Renovated The White House Is Getting Renovated
- August 12, 2017

The Oval Office sits empty and the walls are covered with plastic sheeting during renovation work. West Wing staffers who aren't with Trump at his New Jersey golf course have been temporarily relocated to an office building next to the White House. (more...)
IAS officer found dead in Ghaziabad IAS officer found dead in Ghaziabad
- August 12, 2017

The reasons for the suicide could not be ascertained. Mr. Pandey, a District Magistrate in Buxar, said In the suicide note, he spoke about jumping off a building because he was "fed up" with his life. "The body has been handed over to the family , As Reported By Hindu ". Pandey had checked into the posh Leela Palace Hotel in Delhi during the day on Thursday. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Position Cut by West Coast Financial LLC Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Position Cut by West Coast Financial LLC
- August 12, 2017

Exxon Mobil Corp now has $332.74 billion valuation. About 12.08M shares traded. About shares traded. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since August 11, 2016 and is downtrending. 104 funds opened positions while 652 raised stakes. Brandywine Tru Co holds 165,066 shares. Lee Danner And Bass, a Tennessee-based fund reported 170,353 shares. (more...)
Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down? Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down?
- August 12, 2017

The exchange followed a United Nations resolution tightening sanctions on North Korea after it tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles created to carry nuclear warheads to the United States. In all the North has staged five atomic tests-including three under Kim-as it seeks to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the continental US. (more...)
Japan can intercept North Korean missile headed towards Guam - defense minister Japan can intercept North Korean missile headed towards Guam - defense minister
- August 11, 2017

Guam's Governor has described the North Korean statements revealing the regime's potential moves as a " position of fear ". With his "fire and fury" warning, Trump was "sending a strong message to North Korea in language that (North Korean leader) Kim Jong Un would understand, because he doesn't seem to understand diplomatic language", Tillerson said. (more...)

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