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Amidst nuclear standoff, some swaps Trump's and Kim's haircuts Amidst nuclear standoff, some swaps Trump's and Kim's haircuts
- August 17, 2017

North Korea did not threaten Guam with a nuclear attack, but the crisis between Pyongyang and the United States has stirred fears that a nuclear conflict could break out in the region. We live on a small island. Citizens of self-governing Guam are USA citizens, although they can't vote for president. English says all countries want to avoid military confrontation and the way for that to happen is for North Korea to comply with U.N. (more...)
So, Did Police Just Stand Around As Charlottesville Descended Into Chaos? So, Did Police Just Stand Around As Charlottesville Descended Into Chaos?
- August 17, 2017

The Challenger fled the scene but was stopped by police a short time later, Charlottesville police said. The White House later added that the condemnation "includes white Supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups". He said nobody had been wounded due to confrontations between police and the public. Trump condemned what he called an "egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides ", a statement that Democrats and some of the president's fellow Republicans saw as ... (more...)
Natalee Holloway's father believes he might have found daughter's remains Natalee Holloway's father believes he might have found daughter's remains
- August 17, 2017

Ward had recently discovered human remains in Aruba that may belong to Natalee. The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway premieres Saturday, Aug. 19 at 9 p.m. Her father never stopped searching . It was there that they found the human remains. And we took those remains and had those remains tested. The men have been back and forth to an unspecified location behind a house in Aruba that was provided to them by the informant, ultimately digging up remains that were found to be human after ... (more...)
'Nobody's looking for a war,' Dunford says in Seoul 'Nobody's looking for a war,' Dunford says in Seoul
- August 17, 2017

A spokesman said Marine Corps Gen Joseph Dunford also told his South Korean counterparts yesterday that the North's missiles and nukes threaten the world. Then again Friday, after North Korea threatened to launch missiles toward Guam. Appearing on the Sunday shows, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said "an attack from North Korea is not something that is imminent". (more...)
US, Chinese Military Leaders Sign Agreement to Increase Communication US, Chinese Military Leaders Sign Agreement to Increase Communication
- August 17, 2017

The United States has called on China to do more to rein in its isolated neighbor North Korea, while China has said it is Washington that needs to be making more efforts to lessen tensions and speak directly to Pyongyang. In response, Dunford expressed goodwill in his remarks as well, but in a more straightforward way, according to the U.S. Department of Defense . I know we share one thing: we share a commitment to work through these difficulties. (more...)
Kim Jong Un made a Kim Jong Un made a "wise" decision to stop Guam strike plan
- August 17, 2017

The top U.S. diplomat made no further comment about Kim's decision to suspend his plans to attack Guam with the apparent aim of reducing bilateral tensions and urging the USA to restrain its "foolish and stupid conduct", according to Pyongyang's state-run KCNA news agency. (more...)
USA servicemember killed battling ISIS in eastern Afghanistan USA servicemember killed battling ISIS in eastern Afghanistan
- August 17, 2017

The wounded soldiers were evacuated for medical treatment, according to the Guard news release. "Next of kin notifications are underway", added the statement. Commander Gen. John Nicholson had further stated that the death "will disrupt the ISIS-K network, degrade their recruitment process and hinder their attempts to conduct global operations". (more...)
Trump To Hold Rally In Phoenix Trump To Hold Rally In Phoenix
- August 17, 2017

The Aug. 22 rally will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center, the campaign said. "It is my hope that more sound judgement prevails and that he delays his visit", Mayor Greg Stanton (D) said in a statement, also saying he is "disappointed" with the president. (more...)
Pence urges Latin American nations to cut ties with N. Korea Pence urges Latin American nations to cut ties with N. Korea
- August 17, 2017

Scott brushed off a question about whether he supported Nelson's request, saying that the Trump administration is looking at everything that they can do to promote democracy. Pence, who it is looking increasingly likely will become our next President if/when #45 is impeached, has been in South America meeting with leaders in various countries all week. (more...)
Heather Heyer's Mom Susan Bro Speaks At Memorial: Killing 'Magnified' Daughter's Voice Heather Heyer's Mom Susan Bro Speaks At Memorial: Killing 'Magnified' Daughter's Voice
- August 17, 2017

Lee. Heyer had a high school education and Bro said Wednesday that her daughter "was no saint". "Well, guess what? You just magnified her", she told the crowd, moving on to explain what she wants now that Heyer is gone. On Sunday, the large crowd sought to mourn Heyer as people surrounded a large vigil of pictures, notes, and flowers, vowing to honor her memory by continuing to act against racism and bigotry. (more...)
Heather Heyer's Mom Susan Bro Speaks At Memorial: Killing 'Magnified' Daughter's Voice Heather Heyer's Mom Susan Bro Speaks At Memorial: Killing 'Magnified' Daughter's Voice
- August 17, 2017

Lee. Heyer had a high school education and Bro said Wednesday that her daughter "was no saint". "Well, guess what? You just magnified her", she told the crowd, moving on to explain what she wants now that Heyer is gone. On Sunday, the large crowd sought to mourn Heyer as people surrounded a large vigil of pictures, notes, and flowers, vowing to honor her memory by continuing to act against racism and bigotry. (more...)
Chloe Ayling alleged kidnap: police arrest brother of chief suspect Chloe Ayling alleged kidnap: police arrest brother of chief suspect
- August 17, 2017

Michal Konrad Herba, the brother of main suspect Lukasz Pawel Herba, was arrested in the Tividale area of Birmingham by officers investigating allegations the 20-year-old model was held hostage for several days in Italy after being lured there by the promise of a fake photoshoot. (more...)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) Dips Under Moving Averages
- August 17, 2017

It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Mirae Asset Global Investments decreased Baidu Inc (BIDU) stake by 80.17% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Diam Company Ltd acquired 44,372 shares as Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc ( CMG)'s stock rose 13.42%. (more...)
No bullock cart racing in Maharashtra till rules are formed: Bombay HC No bullock cart racing in Maharashtra till rules are formed: Bombay HC
- August 17, 2017

A division bench of Chief Justice Manjulla Chellur and Justice N M Jamdar said when the government has till date not framed rules, as envisaged in the amendment to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, it can not grant permission. The high court order came during the hearing of a PIL filed by Pune activist Ajay Marathe informing the court about a bullock cart race being organised there on Thursday and seeking an injunction on it. (more...)
CT health centers get $1.7 million in grants CT health centers get $1.7 million in grants
- August 17, 2017

The public is welcome to stop by a health center near them to tour the facility, enjoy some refreshments, register for door prizes, meet the providers and learn about health center programs and services. The Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD) announced today that Gov. Dennis Daugaard has issued a proclamation designating this week, August 13-19, Community Health Center Week in the state. (more...)
Dolly Parton to release 1st children's album Dolly Parton to release 1st children's album
- August 17, 2017

On Tuesday, the country music icon announced at a Nashville press conference that the record - titled I Believe in You - will be released digitally on September 29 and hits stores across the globe on October 13. "I am very excited that now I'm coming out with my first children's album!" she wrote in the caption. Imagination Library was founded by Parton in 1996 and its mission is to make sure children have access to free books. (more...)
Brother thanks US WWII vet for returning flag Brother thanks US WWII vet for returning flag
- August 17, 2017

The younger brother of a fallen Japanese soldier has thanked a U.S. World War II veteran for traveling all the way from his hometown of Montana to a small village in central Japan to return the Japanese flag he took from the brother's body. (more...)
Bonnie Tyler To Sing 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart' During Total Eclipse Bonnie Tyler To Sing 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart' During Total Eclipse
- August 17, 2017

Joining Bonnie Tyler on the cruise will be DNCE , led by Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, who recently had a hit single with "Cake By The Ocean". The ship will be positioned in the eclipse's path of totality . The '80s favorite surges in popularity whenever an eclipse occurs. Apparently, it received a whopping 75 percent boost in streaming on Spotify after 2016's solar eclipse, TIME reports, and the music video continues to draw new viewers, the tally of which is now over 300 ... (more...)
Trump, Pyongyang Still Hope to Avoid Shooting War After Rhetorical Clashes Trump, Pyongyang Still Hope to Avoid Shooting War After Rhetorical Clashes
- August 17, 2017

Today, more than fifty years later, North Korea has demonstrated an intercontinental-range ballistic missile capability that it hopes will be sufficient to deter its arch enemy: the United States. "While diplomacy is our preferred means of changing North Korea's course of action, it is backed by military options", they said. North Korea now says it won't fire missiles at Guam after all. (more...)
Oilers, Draisaitl agree to eight-year deal Oilers, Draisaitl agree to eight-year deal
- August 17, 2017

In the 2018-19 season, Milan Lucic , Ryan Nugent-Hopkins , Draisaitl and McDavid will combine for $33 million dollars against the cap. In spite of the protestations on GM Don Sweeney and Bruins ownership that they want to get the 21-year-old locked up on a long-term deal, there may have been hopes that they could get the speedy winger signed to a bridge deal, but with Draisaitl signing an eight-year extension, it is likely that Boston will have to open up their pocketbook for Pastrnak on a ... (more...)
Suzann Pettersen out of Solheim Cup firing line after suffering back injury Suzann Pettersen out of Solheim Cup firing line after suffering back injury
- August 17, 2017

I think you learn from the past, to say it that way. European Solheim Cup Captain Annika Sörenstam announced today that Catriona Matthew will replace the injured Suzann Pettersen at The 2017 Solheim Cup, being conducted this week at Des Moines Golf & Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa. (more...)
McConnell slams bigotry as GOP grapples with Trump's remarks McConnell slams bigotry as GOP grapples with Trump's remarks
- August 17, 2017

Kentucky Senator and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is addressing the possibility of a protest by white supremacists in Lexington. More than 97% of self-identified conservatives said that McConnell needs to be replaced by "someone who will fulfill Republican campaign promises". (more...)
Walls go up around Confederate monument in Birmingham, Alabama Walls go up around Confederate monument in Birmingham, Alabama
- August 17, 2017

City Council President Johnathan Austin asked Bell to do more than cover it up, and defy the recently enacted state law and remove the monument entirely. "I am not in the business to break the law, I am charged to protect", he said, adding that he would challenge legislation that prohibits monument removal. (more...)
A-level results day 2017: Everything you need to know A-level results day 2017: Everything you need to know
- August 17, 2017

It is less than 24 hours until students get the results they have spent years working towards. We should also mention that if your results aren't what you expected, don't fret. If Track says conditional, contact the university and check whether you have been accepted. Read this carefully, as some universities may require action on your part to confirm your place as a student. (more...)
Message to Mayor Strickland from activists: 'Take down the Confederate statues' Message to Mayor Strickland from activists: 'Take down the Confederate statues'
- August 17, 2017

He walks down Union Avenue nearly daily, and he said that once he knew the plaque was there, it increasingly irked him to see it. There was a push to remove the statue in 2015 after the murders of nine black church members in SC. Mark Warner also repeatedly made requests to Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre via Twitter to do something. Presented to the city of San Diego May 12, 1926 by California Division United Daughters of the Confederacy. (more...)
Trump on Bannon's WH Future: 'We'll See What Happens' Trump on Bannon's WH Future: 'We'll See What Happens'
- August 17, 2017

Bannon, the former executive chair of Breitbart News , which he once described as the "platform for the alt-right", has also become the target of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and civil rights activists in recent days after violence erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville , Va. (more...)
Police, Zimbabweans And Grace Mugabe's Lawyers Discuss Model Assault Case Police, Zimbabweans And Grace Mugabe's Lawyers Discuss Model Assault Case
- August 17, 2017

Following the Sunday incident, Grace Mugabe had agreed to appear in court on Tuesday but didn't show up, officials said. "I don't know much about the case but it really shouldn't affect our relationship with Zimbabwe", he told News24 before he was whisked off by his bodyguards. (more...)
Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
- August 17, 2017

It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Mr. Trump had threatened to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea for any provocation. Called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the exercises are expected to run August 21-31 and involve tens of thousands of American and South Korean troops on the ground and in the sea and air. (more...)
Waterville shelter to take part in national adoption event this weekend Waterville shelter to take part in national adoption event this weekend
- August 17, 2017

Clear the Shelters is part of a campaign by NBC-owned television stations and Telemundo to find loving homes for the millions of pets who end up in the nation's shelters each year. To speed up the process, go online , download the adoption application and fill it out at home. A bake sale is also part of the event. Humane Society of Manatee County 10 a.m.to 5 p.m.at 2515 14th St. (more...)
Service Leaders Condemn Racism Following Charlottesville Attack Service Leaders Condemn Racism Following Charlottesville Attack
- August 17, 2017

High-ranking officials in the Army, the Marine Corps, and the Air Force tweeted overnight, though none mentioned Trump by name. Trump's blame of "both sides" has prompted many executives to resign from his manufacturing council. The flurry of messages from America's military leaders had special resonance because several of those who played prominent roles in the far-right rally, or the violence that followed, had served in uniform. (more...)

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