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Aerial footage captures devastating oil spill lapping at beach in Persian Gulf Aerial footage captures devastating oil spill lapping at beach in Persian Gulf
- August 14, 2017

Officials have opened an investigation into the spill. He urged residents to keep away from affected areas, which lie north of a private beach and resort area called al-Khiran where many Kuwaitis spend most of the summer in beach houses. The Kuwait Oil Company, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company, the ministry of electricity and water, the environment public authority and other oil companies are working together to contain the leak, Sheikh Talal Al Khaled Al Sabah said in remarks carried ... (more...)
Trump tells China: Probe into trade practices coming Trump tells China: Probe into trade practices coming
- August 14, 2017

Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, a popular trade tool in the 1980s that has been rarely used in the past decade, allows the president to unilaterally impose tariffs or other trade restrictions to protect USA industries from "unfair trade practices" of foreign countries. (more...)
Nasrallah: Israel Unable to Initiate New War on Lebanon Nasrallah: Israel Unable to Initiate New War on Lebanon
- August 14, 2017

During his speech, he called on Israel's leaders to evacuate the nuclear facility in Dimona. Nasrallah said Lebanon was being subjected to intimidation and threats over Hezbollah - which is part of the Beirut government but classified as a terrorist group by Washington - and alleged that Lebanese officials had been told that Israel could launch a war. (more...)
17 killed in Burkina Faso cafe attack 17 killed in Burkina Faso cafe attack
- August 14, 2017

The government then launched a counter-assault, with gunfire heard into the night. It's not known how many attackers are involved. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the violence, which continued early Monday and brought back painful memories of a January 2016 attack at a cafe that left 30 people dead. (more...)
Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump
- August 14, 2017

Will Kim follow the lead of past cult leader Jim Jones, commit mass suicide, and take much of the world with him? UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned the government of Prime Minister Theresa May against taking part in any military action against North Korea, amid a standoff that has put the North on a collision course with the United States . (more...)
Yep, Lonzo Ball Will Be Wearing Big Baller Brand in National Basketball Association 2K18 Yep, Lonzo Ball Will Be Wearing Big Baller Brand in National Basketball Association 2K18
- August 14, 2017

The growing Ball-2K beef would all be resolved minutes after Ball's threat, however, when National Basketball Association 2K18 community manager Chris Manning then tweeted out a response to Ball of Ingram putting Collins on a poster with his rating in the game and Ball cooling down afterwards. (more...)
3 shot at Great Lakes Dragaway in Kenosha County 3 shot at Great Lakes Dragaway in Kenosha County
- August 14, 2017

Emergency crews were attending to one of the people, Prince said, but the other two were on the ground, lying still unattended. The Kenosha County Sheriff told Fox 6 Milwaukee that gang members from Milwaukee or Chicago may have been involved. (more...)
Ian Narev to leave CBA Ian Narev to leave CBA
- August 14, 2017

The exact date of his departure will depend on the outcome of a candidate search, the bank said. The announcement comes as the bank faces a money-laundering scandal, with Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory agency, AUSTRAC, accusing the bank of seriously and systematically breaching compliance of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing laws. (more...)
Terry McAuliffe attends a church after the tragedy in Charlottesville Terry McAuliffe attends a church after the tragedy in Charlottesville
- August 14, 2017

Terry McAuliffe told NBC News' Tom Costello in an exclusive interview on Sunday. "This language, this rhetoric, this hatred has got to stop". The governor's office says in a release that Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam will join McAuliffe at both Sunday services. (more...)
Istanbul: a policeman killed by a suspected member of the AR Istanbul: a policeman killed by a suspected member of the AR
- August 14, 2017

The suspect was later taken to the Istanbul Police Headquarters where he attacked one police officer with a knife inside the detention room. Renad Bakiev, a Russian national who previously traveled to Syria to join ISIS, was detained in the southern city of Adana for planning the drone attack, police said Thursday. (more...)
Kim Jong-un 'testing submarines' for future missile launches Kim Jong-un 'testing submarines' for future missile launches
- August 14, 2017

USA -based North Korea monitoring Web site "38 North" released satellite imagery of a shipyard and submarine base in North Korea on Friday. Joseph Bermudez of 38North said the commercial satellite imagery shots suggest North Korea may be developing the 'sea-based leg of its nuclear forces'. (more...)
Joyce tells parliament he may be dual citizen Joyce tells parliament he may be dual citizen
- August 14, 2017

He'll remain Deputy Prime Minister and is already covering the portfolios of Nationals senator Matt Canavan, who has stood down from Cabinet while his own dual citizenship status is sorted out by the High Court. But Mr Joyce said he would stay on as Deputy PM due to legal advice that suggested he had a strong case. The Government holds a one seat majority in the House of Representatives and if Mr Joyce were disqualified from being able to sit in Parliament, the government would lose its ... (more...)
Outkast rapper gives service puppy to girl paralyzed in shooting Outkast rapper gives service puppy to girl paralyzed in shooting
- August 14, 2017

The Atlanta native has made a decision to cover the girl's medical bills, and pay for her to have a wheelchair ramp, reports the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. When asked what she was going to name her puppy, Abriya Ellison , a shooting victim, says, "King!" She has just finished three months of therapy. Big Boi will cover the girl's medical bills and also pay for her to have a wheelchair ramp. (more...)
President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace President Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace
- August 14, 2017

Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, the President will soon be sending Mr. Kushner, Mr. Greenblatt and Ms. Powell to the region to continue discussions with regional partners about how best to support the peace effort. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas revealed years ago that he and Olmert were about to sign a peace accord, which included an exchange of territory, when the Israeli prime minister was indicted. (more...)
Jim Acosta Attacks Trump, Blaming Him for Deadly Events in Charlottesville Jim Acosta Attacks Trump, Blaming Him for Deadly Events in Charlottesville
- August 14, 2017

Authorities said the attack killed one woman and injured 19 other people. Disturbances began Friday night during a march through the University of Virginia . When pressed on what exactly the president saw or heard from the counter-protesters that was bigoted or hateful, the spokesman did not respond. In a separate interview on the same program, White House Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert said the White House "absolutely" condemned white supremacists and said the President's ... (more...)
BBCI: North Korea: No imminent threat of nuclear war, says Central Intelligence Agency chief
- August 14, 2017

South Korea has said the North's missile program was progressing faster than expected, with Sunday's test considered successful in flight. "But each time they test another missile, or if they should conduct a nuclear weapons test, they develop expertise, they expand the envelope, and so it is probably fair to say they are moving toward that at an ever-alarming rate". (more...)
Somalia: Former Al-Shabaab deputy leader surrenders to Govt forces Somalia: Former Al-Shabaab deputy leader surrenders to Govt forces
- August 14, 2017

Senior Southwest state officials, including Ministers have escorted Robow from his base in Abal, about 18Km west of Hudur, after several days of intense self-defense battle against Al Shabaab militants that left at least 19 combatants dead. (more...)
Christie: Trump emergency declaration allows feds to treat opioids like a hurricane Christie: Trump emergency declaration allows feds to treat opioids like a hurricane
- August 14, 2017

The last national emergency declared was for the Zika outbreak, and before that, it was the flu epidemic in 2010. "We're going to draw it up and we're going to make it a national emergency ", Trump told reporters in New Jersey. Calling into a live broadcast with Harry Hurley on WPG Talk Radio Friday morning, Christie did not address the White House's apparent change of heart, but said such a declaration would "make sure states get the resources they need to be able to address the ... (more...)
Trump Campaign Releases New Ad Blasting Democrats And Media 'Enemies' Trump Campaign Releases New Ad Blasting Democrats And Media 'Enemies'
- August 14, 2017

The thesis of the ad is that Congress, the media, and, well, basically the entire swamp is doing everything possible to stop President Trump from implementing his agenda. "After only 200 days in office, President Trump has already achieved great success". The ad, which was also shared on the Donald J Trump for President YouTube page, goes on to point to 1 million jobs created, falling unemployment, the stock market at an all-time record high, and the strongest military " in decades ", ... (more...)
Over 600000 Syrians have returned home
- August 14, 2017

Since 2015, he said, about 260,000 refugees have already returned to Syria, primarily from Turkey. According to the IOM, 27% of respondents said they were returning to protect their property and 25% claimed the economy improved in their area. (more...)
Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un
- August 14, 2017

Can you guess who said it? " Kim Jong Un - the world always thought he was not a responsible leader. Well, he's acting more responsible than this guy", Congressman Keith Ellison said alluding to Trump during a gathering of online activists in Georgia. (more...)
Trump better president than Obama
- August 14, 2017

He was weak and ineffective". "But I talk", he added. "It's about time. Someone has to do it". Trump then issued a warning to Kim, stating that if he followed through with his plans to strike Guam , the U.S. Moving forward, "we need to be very measured, careful, and planned in our rhetoric", Rice told Blitzer. Souza, whose post-Washington fame is a result of pitch-perfect Instagram posts critiquing the Trump presidency, switched to Twitter Aug. (more...)
Death toll from Charlottesville violence rises to 3 Death toll from Charlottesville violence rises to 3
- August 14, 2017

Before the Saturday rally, hundreds of white supremacists marched through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville on Friday night, waving torches and chanting "White lives matter", "You will not replace us", "Jews will not replace us" and so on. (more...)
Chinese vice premier to lead high level delegation to Pakistan Chinese vice premier to lead high level delegation to Pakistan
- August 14, 2017

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang arrived here today to take part in Pakistan " s 70th Independence Day celebrations on Monday, the media reported. President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yong will jointly unfurl the national flag at the ceremony. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Condemns White Supremacy - But Still No Such Statement From Donald
- August 14, 2017

This has been going on for a long, long time". "Everyone in leadership must speak out". Later in the evening, Trump praised law enforcement officers at the protest and offered his condolences to a victim. Still, the tone and tenor of the president's comments on Saturday - noticeably less fiery than what he has had to say on Twitter and in public settings about the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, and the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell - reflected Mr. (more...)
Notre Dame Will Take on Wisconsin at Soldier Field, Report Says Notre Dame Will Take on Wisconsin at Soldier Field, Report Says
- August 14, 2017

Notre Dame and Wisconsin haven't played each other in football for over 50 years, but that will all change in the coming years, and they'll take their games to two of the most historic sites in the game. Notre Dame won that game 31-7 in Madison. Meanwhile, the Badgers have not played at the home stadium of the Chicago Bears since 2011, when Russell Wilson led them to a 49-3 blowout victory over Northern Illinois University. (more...)
Merkel takes swipe at Trump's fiery North Korea comments Merkel takes swipe at Trump's fiery North Korea comments
- August 14, 2017

He says days of grave threats to the communist country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would be welcomed as "a great statement" if "somebody else" uttered them. Pyongyang tested a missile last month which it said could reach America, and USA officials have claimed Kim Jong-un has developed a nuclear warhead small enough to be loaded inside such an intercontinental weapon. (more...)
Search takes place for walker in County Donegal Search takes place for walker in County Donegal
- August 14, 2017

Lifeboats from Lough Swilly and Portrush are involved in the operation. The search was stood down as light faded on Saturday night, but resumed again at 6am on Sunday. The Sligo-based Rescue 118 helicopter was sent to the scene and an emergency Mayday call was put out to vessels in the area. The second callout was to assist the same National Ambulance Service crew when they were tasked to a suspected stroke. (more...)
Why did the NCP skip the joint opposition meet Why did the NCP skip the joint opposition meet
- August 14, 2017

Earlier, six party MLAs had quit the party and resigned from the Assembly, days before the crucial Rajya Sabha elections in which Congress's Ahmed Patel narrowly defeated BJP's Balwantsinh Rajput, a Congress defector. Yechury also walked out of the meeting saying the CPI (M) has made a decision to launch an independent peoples' struggle on twin issues of agrarian crisis and unemployment to build a popular alternative narrative to the propaganda unleashed bu the Modi-led BJP. (more...)
Lexington Mayor Seeks to Relocate Confederate Statues Lexington Mayor Seeks to Relocate Confederate Statues
- August 14, 2017

The tragic events in Charlottesville today have accelerated the announcement I meant to make next week. Today's events in Virginia remind us that we must bring our country together by condemning violence, white supremacists and Nazi hate groups. (more...)

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