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#AllForOne: Cavs announce their 2017-18 season schedule #AllForOne: Cavs announce their 2017-18 season schedule
- August 16, 2017

In the latter case, the January 20 game at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder and the February 3 home matchup versus the Houston Rockets will be played at Quicken Loans Arena. And there are 14 back-to-back sets, a reduction from 17 such games last season. This return will be nationally televised and will be part of the NBA's schedule on Martin Luther King Day. (more...)
Banco Santander, SA (SAN) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest Banco Santander, SA (SAN) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
- August 15, 2017

The Bank's segments include Retail, which focuses on individuals and small and medium-sized companies, where the product offering focuses on consumer loans, commercial loans, checking accounts, credit cards, credit lines and mortgage loans; Wholesale, which focuses on corporate clients and companies, where the product offering focuses on commercial loans, checking accounts and liquidity management services, debt instruments, foreign trade, derivative contracts and leases; Treasury, which ... (more...)
CIA Chief: Not Surprising If North Korea Tests Missile Again
- August 15, 2017

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said his nation will do "all it can" to prevent violence from breaking out on the Korean Peninsula. U.S. President Donald Trump warned at the weekend that the U.S. Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph. "The government, putting everything on the line, will block war by all means", Moon said. (more...)
Analyst Opinion Summary: Banco Santander (Brasil) SA (BSBR), Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT)
- August 15, 2017

The Bank's segments include Retail, which focuses on individuals and small and medium-sized companies, where the product offering focuses on consumer loans, commercial loans, checking accounts, credit cards, credit lines and mortgage loans; Wholesale, which focuses on corporate clients and companies, where the product offering focuses on commercial loans, checking accounts and liquidity management services, debt instruments, foreign trade, derivative contracts and leases; Treasury, which ... (more...)
North Korea must stop 'provocative' behaviour and we're ready to protect Guam North Korea must stop 'provocative' behaviour and we're ready to protect Guam
- August 15, 2017

In a statement , Macron voiced his "concern at the ballistic and nuclear threat coming from North Korea ", saying the global community needed to work to get Pyongyang to "resume the path of dialogue without conditions". While Trump's critics accuse him of inflaming tensions with Pyongyang, Guam governor Eddie Calvo said he was grateful the U.S. leader was taking a strong stance against North Korean threats against his Pacific homeland. (more...)
N. Korea: Kim Jong Un briefed on missile-launch plan N. Korea: Kim Jong Un briefed on missile-launch plan
- August 15, 2017

The missile plans were previously announced. Kim received the briefing on Monday when he inspected the command of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Strategic Force, the North's Korea Central News Agency said on Tuesday. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea could create conditions for dialogue by stopping additional nuclear and missile tests. "The government, putting everything on the line, will block war by all means", Moon said. (more...)
Amid North Korean missile threats, Guam Catholics pray for peace Amid North Korean missile threats, Guam Catholics pray for peace
- August 15, 2017

The stern Chinese warning came as government leaders and politicians around the world urged calm after a series of threats and counterthreats by the US and North Korean governments. President Trump pauses as he speaks to reporters after a security briefing at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., August 10, 2017. The president insisted the North had been "getting away with a tragedy that can't be allowed". (more...)
Escalated North Korea Tensions and the Global Financial Markets Escalated North Korea Tensions and the Global Financial Markets
- August 15, 2017

But Friday, Trump ratcheted up the rhetoric again when he tweeted that USA military solutions were now "fully in place, locked and loaded" in case Kim should attack the US or an ally. Later he said, "If they shoot at the United States, I'm assuming they hit the United States". August 15 is the anniversary of the end of World War II in 1945 and the Korean Peninsula's liberation from Japanese colonial rule. (more...)
Trump to sign executive order Tuesday on infrastructure projects
- August 15, 2017

Accompanying the president are Elaine Chao, secretary of transportation, Steve Mnuchin, treasury secretary, and Gary Cohn, chief economic adviser to the president. The order is expected to establish discipline and accountability in the environment review and permit access for infrastructure projects. Earlier, the president was set to "receive an update from his infrastructure team", a White House official said to CNN . (more...)
Vandals tag Lincoln Memorial with red spray paint Vandals tag Lincoln Memorial with red spray paint
- August 15, 2017

It was discovered at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. Follow Rebecca on Twitter . Additional silver graffiti was found nearby on a sign showing directions to the Smithsonian museum, but it wasn't clear what the graffiti said or if it was connected to the graffiti found at the Lincoln Memorial. (more...)
Insurer Steps In to Cover 'Bare' Obamacare Markets in Nevada Insurer Steps In to Cover 'Bare' Obamacare Markets in Nevada
- August 15, 2017

SilverSummit's parent company, Centene Corporation, previously announced its commitment to participating on the 2018 Health Insurance Marketplace in Nevada and is now working through the regulatory process. "The Division continues to work with our state partners to explore long-term solutions for Nevada citizens". Tuesday's announcement from Centene comes as uncertainty surrounding the 2018 plan year is reaching a fever pitch. (more...)
Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council Grenfell inquiry will examine actions of Kensington and Chelsea council
- August 15, 2017

The inquiry, led by retired Judge Martin Moore-Bick, was announced on Tuesday by the government to reveal the truth about the June 14 inferno that spread with terrifying speed and killed at least 80 people. The terms of reference were determined following consideration of more than 550 submissions. The protesters, some of them walking with crutches or riding wheelchairs, joined 16 residents' associations throughout the Kensington borough in voicing distrust for the company that managed ... (more...)
Civil danger warning accidentally broadcast in Guam Civil danger warning accidentally broadcast in Guam
- August 15, 2017

Won Pat International Airport on August 15, 2017. United States authorities have pledged to protect the island - which also houses thousands of United States military personnel - while authorities on Guam have issued precautionary guidelines on how to react in the event of a nuclear missile strike. (more...)
Leaving Cert results helpline open to local students Leaving Cert results helpline open to local students
- August 15, 2017

However, you have to get in there on Results Day, as the offer is only open tomorrow. "The benefits of the helpline are that it gives students an interactive opportunity to communicate with skilled guidance counsellors". So whether or not the results go your way, there's always free chicken to be had! "No matter how prepared students are, this can be a very confusing and stressful time for them and their families and talking to a professional can really help". (more...)
Tricolor Google Doodle To Celebrate 70 Years Of Independence Tricolor Google Doodle To Celebrate 70 Years Of Independence
- August 15, 2017

The search engine giant has designed a unique and one of its kind Google Doodle that depicts the parliament house in the most attractive way possible. Also, Google provided a link in the homepage which direct to the story of Independence day celebration in 1947 with images. In 2015 for instance, Google Doodle had a Dandi march theme. (more...)
Lisa Theris survives Alabama wilderness for a month (on berries and mushrooms) Lisa Theris survives Alabama wilderness for a month (on berries and mushrooms)
- August 15, 2017

The missing persons report said she is 5-feet-5, and 145 pounds. "She went back and there was the young lady in the wooded area", Rogers said. WAFB-TV said Lisa Theris , 25, of Louisville was reported missing on July 23, but first became lost in the woods on July 17 and 18. (more...)
President Trump Retweets White-Wing Conspiracy Theorist President Trump Retweets White-Wing Conspiracy Theorist
- August 15, 2017

Posobiec's tweet criticized the lack of national media coverage of 39 shootings in Chicago last weekend despite national media attention devoted to a "Unite the Right" rally of white supremacists at the University of Virginia. "You are inciting terrorists", he screamed after taking exception to the production's depiction of a Trump-like Caesar. Just before his firing, he pushed the conspiracy that former DNC staffer Seth Rich was killed by assassins at the bequest of Hillary Clinton. (more...)
Citing safety, bus driver lets kids off 10 blocks away from school Citing safety, bus driver lets kids off 10 blocks away from school
- August 15, 2017

When police and the school found out about the incident, not all of the students on the bus had been accounted for. St. Petersburg Police Department Spokesperson Yolanda Fernandez said that some of the students walked to the school after the bus driver dumped them off. (more...)
United Kingdom set to release publications on life after Brexit
- August 15, 2017

Theresa May is expected to be back in Downing Street this week as ministers prepare to flesh out their negotiating position on Brexit. Britain outlined plans for a future customs agreement with the European Union on Tuesday and an interim deal to ease companies' Brexit concerns, proposals one senior EU official described as "fantasy". (more...)
Pakistan's 71st Independence Day celebrated in Jordan Pakistan's 71st Independence Day celebrated in Jordan
- August 15, 2017

The "peace anthem" by the Facebook group Voice of Ram unites the two countries' national anthems and features singers from both. Each year India and Pakistan celebrate their Independence Day with a gap of 24 hours. The separation based on border lines created by the British at the end of their colonial rule came into effect at the stroke of midnight on the eve of August 14, 1947. (more...)
Israel arrests Islamic cleric Raed Salah for inciting violence Israel arrests Islamic cleric Raed Salah for inciting violence
- August 15, 2017

The defense attorney suggested that his client's quotes may sound like incitement "to Israeli ears, but that's exactly the place of freedom of expression". Salah is suspected of inciting to violence after the recent murder of two Israeli Druze police officers near the Temple Mount. The Israeli occupation forces also searched his home and office. (more...)
Judge Denies Bond For James Alex Fields, Charlottesville Terrorist Judge Denies Bond For James Alex Fields, Charlottesville Terrorist
- August 15, 2017

His only words were "yes sir" and "no sir" to Judge Robert Downer's questions. Fields is now held in Albemarle Charlottesville regional jail without bail. President Donald Trump addressed the nation Monday morning following the attack. His mother, Samantha Bloom , who is disabled and uses a wheelchair, repeatedly called police on her son in 2010 and 2011 and told them he was on medication to control his temper. (more...)
North Korea Threat: US, Japanese troops prepare for war North Korea Threat: US, Japanese troops prepare for war
- August 15, 2017

Trump's response to that news was to further fan the flames of belligerence between the USA and the DPRK. "If the explosion is some distance away, it could take 30 seconds or more for the blast wave to hit". Called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the exercises are expected to run from August 21-31 and involve tens of thousands of American and South Korean troops on the ground and in the sea and air. (more...)
Trump's Mouth Is Greatest Threat Trump's Mouth Is Greatest Threat
- August 15, 2017

Abe says: "I will do everything, to the best of my ability, to protect the safety and property of the Japanese people". Speaking to reporters in California on Thursday, Defense Secretary James Mattis declined to discuss in detail the U.S. (more...)
Anatomy of a crisis: The North Korea threat Anatomy of a crisis: The North Korea threat
- August 15, 2017

But many experts who follow North Korea think Kim isn't in any big hurry. Still, the stage is set for new confrontation soon. U.S. military forces "stand ready" to safeguard Guam after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles toward the American Pacific island territory, the White House said early Saturday. (more...)
Teen charged with choking mom's abusive ex-boyfriend to death Teen charged with choking mom's abusive ex-boyfriend to death
- August 15, 2017

The man followed her into her apartment where he allegedly began beating her. Moux heard what sounded like fighting and came out of his bedroom to find Washington beating his mother, according to WPIX-TV . Police told WPIX that Washington had an extensive criminal history, with 26 prior arrests. "Good kid": Moux has been enrolled as a junior at Grand Street Campus High School in Brooklyn, where he played on the varsity football team. (more...)
Banning Trans Troops Could Cost US $960M, Report Says Banning Trans Troops Could Cost US $960M, Report Says
- August 15, 2017

Speaking about the ban at a press conference, Mattis attempted to answer questions about the ban and the upcoming review of policies on trans troops but failed to shine any clarity on the situation. The suit was filed in the US District Court in Washington, DC on behalf of the transgender service members with almost 60 years of combined military service. (more...)
Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea Central Intelligence Agency chief: No indication of imminent nuclear war with N. Korea
- August 15, 2017

Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said on "Fox News Sunday". The programme also examines the family feud that led leader Kim Jong Un to order the audacious assassination of his elder half-brother Kim Jong Nam at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport six months ago. (more...)
Macron Urges Int'l Community to Avoid Escalation of Tensions Around N Korea Macron Urges Int'l Community to Avoid Escalation of Tensions Around N Korea
- August 15, 2017

Mattis said that if North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's army fired a missile at the U.S, it would "escalate into war very quickly", and that if it hit USA cities, it would be "game on". North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper, meanwhile, lashed back at the U.S.in an editorial Saturday. North Korea has previously threatened to fire four Hwasong-12 rockets to land in the sea 17 miles from Guam "by mid-August". (more...)
Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards Former spy chief: Denuclearized North Korea not in the cards
- August 15, 2017

Trump adds that millions of Americans support his words because "finally we have a president that's sticking up for our nation and frankly sticking up for our friends and our allies". Dunford's trip has been long scheduled and was not arranged in response to the North Korean nuclear threat. A White House statement on the phone call did not mention the apparent plea to the USA president. (more...)

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