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CHARLOTTESVILLE | Driver in deadly attack from OH, officials say CHARLOTTESVILLE | Driver in deadly attack from OH, officials say
- August 13, 2017

The Associated Press confirmed that the driver has been arrested. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer released a statement referring to Friday's rally as a "cowardly parade of hatred, bigotry, racism, and intolerance march down the lawns of the architect of our Bill of Rights". (more...)
Mum asks for Facebook group to reschedule solar eclipse
- August 13, 2017

Using a fixed aperture of f/8 to f/16, try shutter speeds between 1/1000 to 1/4 second to find the optimal setting, which you can then use to take images during the partial stages of the eclipse. An eclipse occurs when the disk of the moon appears to cover the disk of the sun. "Learning about and seeing the solar eclipse may spark an interest in science for some students", Dr. (more...)
Nitish Kumar ousts Sharad as JD-U RS leader Nitish Kumar ousts Sharad as JD-U RS leader
- August 13, 2017

He said Nitish Kumar was also in the process of issuing him a show-cause notice for questioning his decision to form a government with the BJP. "Kumar will take a call on joining the country's ruling alliance this month itself", a senior party leader said. (more...)
Long Island police investigate triple homicide in Hempstead Long Island police investigate triple homicide in Hempstead
- August 13, 2017

What has been described in news reports as a "rampage" took place inside the residence on Perry Street. Police said the suspect went to the living room and assaulted his mother, then attacked the other women. Nassau County and Hempstead Village police investigate the scene of what police called a triple homicide on Perry Street in Hempstead on Saturday, Aug. (more...)
Mattis: War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic' Mattis: War with North Korea would be 'catastrophic'
- August 13, 2017

Mattis's comments came shortly after President Donald Trump warned North Korea it should be "very, very nervous" if it thinks of attacking America, and doubled down on a vow to rain "fire and fury" on Pyongyang if it continued to threaten the US. (more...)
Feds Capture Alleged Gang Member on 'Most Wanted' List Feds Capture Alleged Gang Member on 'Most Wanted' List
- August 13, 2017

The FBI said Walter Yovany Gomez was arrested in Woodbridge. Gomez is a notorious alleged gang member who was indicted four years ago. Gomez, a Honduran citizen with is in his late 20s or 30s and was in the US illegally, is suspected in the death of Julio Matute in Plainfield in May 2011. (more...)
NY Gov. Cuomo decries donor's remarks NY Gov. Cuomo decries donor's remarks
- August 13, 2017

An aide to Stewart-Cousins, Senate Minority Leader, called the remarks "disgusting" and said the "whole episode speaks volumes about the state of our politics right here in NY". His comments were followed by an uproar, and State Senate Democratic spokesperson Mike Murphy said in a statement: "In 2017 it is outrageous and offensive that this type of language is used by someone with such wide political influence". (more...)
Arab tweets that perfectly critique Trump's fiery North Korea rhetoric
- August 13, 2017

Following North Korea's threat that they were going to attack the United States territory of Guam , #President Donald Trump retaliated by stating that the United States will let loose " fire and fury like the world has never seen". Before long, hundreds of other users asked the same questions and urged the social media website to ban the president's account. It's unlikely that Twitter would consider banning Trump, considering he's the president of the United States and doing so ... (more...)
Trump, Xi agree North Korea must stop its provocations: WH Trump, Xi agree North Korea must stop its provocations: WH
- August 13, 2017

In a statement Saturday, Macron said the situation "undermines the preservation of global peace" and the North Korean regime "poses a serious threat to the security of its neighbors". It added the relationship between Trump and Xi was "extremely close" and "will hopefully lead to a peaceful resolution of the North Korea problem". Rodong Sinmun, North Korea's official newspaper, said the volunteers had offered to join or rejoin the People's Army after the Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) ... (more...)
Trump Retweets Story With Classified NKorea Info Trump Retweets Story With Classified NKorea Info
- August 13, 2017

A White House spokesman did not immediately respond to a question about whether Trump's retweet amounted to a confirmation of Fox's story, which was attributed to unnamed "U.S. taking action!" We must be tough & decisive! After retweeting the report, Trump published his own tweet about addressing North Korea's potential nuclear capabilities. (more...)
Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2017: Know How To Check Bihar Board Compartmental Result 2017: Know How To Check
- August 13, 2017

The details of BSEB 12th compartment result 2017 have now been uploaded at BSEB website: www.biharboard.ac.in for the students who appeared for the Bihar board compartment exams. In science, the pass percentage is 70.38 as 50,430 candidates passed out o. A total of 93,295 students passed the intermediate (class 12) compartment exams, report adds. (more...)
Florida state troopers told to write 2 tickets per hour Florida state troopers told to write 2 tickets per hour
- August 13, 2017

In an email obtained by the Times, Welch wrote that figure "is not good enough". Gene Spaulding said the department is committed to making highways safer for motorists and doing so by enforcing safe driving. "Two tickets per hour? No ifs, ands or buts", William Smith said. In Miami-Dade, troopers who met their ticket-writing goals for March were given a weekend off, the publication reported. (more...)
MI plane crash injures two MI plane crash injures two
- August 13, 2017

Another male passenger was also trapped while two others - a man and a woman - managed to free themselves and suffered only minor injuries. After the woman flagged down a passing motorist, authorities were notified around 2:30 Friday afternoon, but the crash actually happened in the morning. (more...)
Fearing state meddling in elections, Jadavpur University students confine VC Fearing state meddling in elections, Jadavpur University students confine VC
- August 13, 2017

They are free to go. They said unless we endorse their demands fully, we will have to leave by trampling their posters and bodies. "There can be various opinions regarding the order but there are democratic ways to convey it", Das was quoted as saying by Express. (more...)
Upendra to enter politics Upendra to enter politics
- August 13, 2017

Upendra said he would start a political party without a party fund. This move of actor-director Upendra has piqued the curiosity of political observes as it comes close to the next Assembly elections in Karnataka. "Someone should take that responsibility and try to implement this impossible task", he said". "So, I want to build a party without taking any financial support". (more...)
Virginia State Police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville, witnesses say
- August 13, 2017

Two people died as a result of the crash, according to state police. The crash happened in woods near a home on Old Farm Road. A statement released by Virginia State Police reads: 'Shortly before 5pm today (August 12), a helicopter crashed into a wooded area near a residence on Old Farm Road. (more...)
Saturday: hit-or-miss storms may still bring locally-heavy rain Saturday: hit-or-miss storms may still bring locally-heavy rain
- August 13, 2017

Before then fog may develop in the clear skies around midnight. Some moisture will remain south of the area which could lead to some rain for the southwest part of the state. Winds E/SE 5-10 miles per hour. Next week at least one of the two long term models indicates a chance of storms sometime on Monday and Tuesday however with trends from models this week will keep the storm chance out for Tuesday but will continue monitoring trends. (more...)
UP MSP notice directs madarsas to unfurl national flag on Aug 15 UP MSP notice directs madarsas to unfurl national flag on Aug 15
- August 13, 2017

Earlier in the day, the UP MSP issued a circular in this regard and asked all madrasas affiliated to it to comply with its orders. "Every madarsas hoist national flag on Independence and Republic Day besides going for "prabhat pheris" in the morning". (more...)
China calls for resumption of Korean talks China calls for resumption of Korean talks
- August 13, 2017

In fact, on his first day in Manila, Tillerson appeared to go out of his way to avoid crossing paths with Ri. He says stopping the launches would be the "first and strongest signal". The resolution also prohibits countries from expanding intakes of North Korean labourers, bans new joint ventures with North Korea and makes any new investment in existing joint ventures off limits. (more...)
PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam PAC-3 systems deployed in case missiles stray off course to Guam
- August 13, 2017

The surface-to-air missile defence systems were deployed in four prefectures of western Japan after North Korea said it is " seriously examining " a plan to simultaneously fire intermediate-range ballistic missiles in an "enveloping strike at Guam". (more...)
Police rescues 4 from mob action at Ile Zik, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway Police rescues 4 from mob action at Ile Zik, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway
- August 13, 2017

The suspects were, however, saved by the quick intervention of the Police and Sister Security Agencies. "In addition, in the course of discharging its constitutional responsibilities and preventing the barbaric act, Police officers were fatally wounded while stones were hurled at them as well as Police Patrol Vans". (more...)
7 rescue workers shot dead in Syria 7 rescue workers shot dead in Syria
- August 13, 2017

The gunmen "executed the volunteers with a gunshot to the head and stole everything in the center", tweeted Khaled Khatib, a cameraman for the White Helmets. They have since gained widespread global renown for their daring rescues, with footage often taken and circulated on social media. President Bashar al Assad's government, meanwhile, accuses the group of faking videos and being a tool of its global donors. (more...)
Bollywood Queen Aishwarya Hosts Indian National Flag At Australia's IIFM Bollywood Queen Aishwarya Hosts Indian National Flag At Australia's IIFM
- August 13, 2017

We got to admit, while Rai Bachchan's fashion style continues to slay us, daughter Aradhya was much the show stealer here. Last night was the awards' function and it encompassed all the glitter, glamour, paparazzi, splendid performances and festivities with Bollywood stars like Karan Johar , Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sushant Singh Rajput , Rajkummar Rao to name a few, who made it to the celebrated event. (more...)
FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
- August 12, 2017

FSIC has been the subject of a number of other reports. TheStreet raised FS Investment Corporation from a "c" rating to a "b" rating in a research note on Monday, April 17th. David J. Adelman, Director acquired $5,358 worth of shares at an average price of $8.93 on June 23rd. The shares were bought at an average price of $8.88 per share, with a total value of $99,100.80. (more...)
Trump retweets Fox headlines about 'fallout' for Republicans who cross him Trump retweets Fox headlines about 'fallout' for Republicans who cross him
- August 12, 2017

A majority of the public (57 percent) want to see Republicans in Congress work with Democrats to make improvements to the 2010 health care law, while smaller shares say they want to see Republicans in Congress continue working on their own plan to repeal and replace the ACA (21 percent) or move on from health care to work on other priorities (21 percent). (more...)
U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased' U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased'
- August 12, 2017

According to Reuters , the maneuver by the USS John S. McCain was the third in a "freedom of navigation operation" or "fonop". In July, a US warship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan, Vietnam. (more...)
A new approach for North Korea's nuclear weapon threat A new approach for North Korea's nuclear weapon threat
- August 12, 2017

As a result of North Korea's bellicosity, on Tuesday, President Donald Trump gave the world pause when he said " North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States". He defended the president's words, while also downplaying them . Photos published by North Korea's state-run outlet Arirang-Meari on Friday showed new war game applications for mobile phones, two of which feature weapons known to have recently been developed by the DPRK. (more...)
Submarine owner held for disappearance faces custody hearing Submarine owner held for disappearance faces custody hearing
- August 12, 2017

Peter Madsen , 46, was arrested on preliminary manslaughter charges on Friday after he was rescued from his home-made submarine when it sank off Denmark's eastern coast. The navy says that the 40-ton, almost 18-meter-long (60-foot-long) submarine with at least two people on board had been "found sailing" south of Copenhagen. (more...)
At least 15 dead, 32 injured in Quetta blast At least 15 dead, 32 injured in Quetta blast
- August 12, 2017

ISPR confirmed 15 people were martyred including 7 civilians while 25 were injured, including 15 civilians. Other officials in the area, including the spokesman for the Balochistan government, also confirmed the toll although medical officials had earlier put the number of casualties at eight killed and 17 injured. (more...)
North Korea threatens physical actions after United Nations sanctions North Korea threatens physical actions after United Nations sanctions
- August 12, 2017

The second test in particular raised fear that Pyongyang could be on the cusp of developing missiles capable of reaching the U.S. mainland. The resolution also prohibits any new joint business ventures with North Koreans, limits existing ones and blacklists 13 new North Korean individuals and entities, including its primary foreign exchange bank. (more...)

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