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North Carolina combines for first LLWS flawless game since 2008 North Carolina combines for first LLWS flawless game since 2008
- August 20, 2017

The Little League team representing North Carolina blanked South Dakota 6-0 on Friday night - without allowing a player to reach base. Right-handed pitcher Chase Anderson got the win for Southeast, pitching three innings before relievers Matthew Matthijs and Carson Hardee came in to secure the flawless game. (more...)
Fellow Republicans assail Trump after he defends Confederate monuments
- August 20, 2017

Two Virigina state police officers were also killed in a helicopter crash while patrolling the protests. Failure to do so gave such organisations a sense of victory and license to hold more events elsewhere, said Kasich, one of Trump's rivals for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Bay Area man killed in Barcelona terror attack Bay Area man killed in Barcelona terror attack
- August 20, 2017

VIDEO: Family: Bay Area man is victim of Barcelona attack He says his son grew up in Walnut Creek , went to Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, and managed the family's swimming pool resurfacing business. 'We're kind of old and we've both been pretty independent for all this time and so, it's not a matter of not being able to be independent, but I don't want to do that without him'. (more...)
Bears defeat Cardinals 24-23 in second preseason game Bears defeat Cardinals 24-23 in second preseason game
- August 20, 2017

Mitchell Trubisky completed 6-of-8 passes for 60 yards and a touchdown in the Bears' second preseason game . However, in their preseason contest against the Chicago Bears, the problems reappeared. With Howard sidelined, Jeremy Langford, Tarik Cohen , Benny Cunningham and Ka'Deem Carey figure to split the reps Saturday in Arizona. Chicago was without 14 players to start the game due to injuries. (more...)
Kashmir businessman held for terror links Kashmir businessman held for terror links
- August 20, 2017

Before the arrests , the anti-terrorism investigating agency conducted the first round of searches across Kashmir, Delhi, and Haryana looking for evidence of separatist leaders and businessmen receiving funds from Hafiz Saeed, who heads the Jamaat-ud-Dawa group, and other Pakistan-based militant outfits. (more...)
NIA arrests prominent businessman Zahoor Watali in IOK NIA arrests prominent businessman Zahoor Watali in IOK
- August 20, 2017

The NIA earlier said that Watali was arrested after raids at different locations in the Valley, including Baramulla, Handwara, Kupwara and Srinagar . Watali was arrested by NIA recently in Srinagar after fresh raids and searches. Zahoor Watali was also accused of travelling on a cancelled/invalid passport, despite having full knowledge of its being invalid/cancelled. (more...)
US, South Korean defense chiefs to meet this month: Pentagon US, South Korean defense chiefs to meet this month: Pentagon
- August 20, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed on Thursday that diplomatic effort was "first and foremost" choice in solving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue. America's top general restated Washington's "ironclad commitment" to the security of Japan on Friday amid regional tensions over North Korea, telling his counterpart in Tokyo that "an attack on one is an attack on both of us". (more...)
Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions Top US general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions
- August 20, 2017

The US' strong assertion comes days after President Donald Trump pledged to answer further aggression from North Korea with "fire and fury". Military action is "not our preferred pathway", he said, stressing the USA continues to enlist the support of its partners and allies to pressure Pyongyang to the point that it realizes its future is "bleak, and will only become bleaker if they continue this pathway". (more...)
Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump
- August 20, 2017

Do they have any semblance of guilt?... CNN has asked the White House since Saturday whether Trump planned to speak with Heyer's family. "I think they do". During Tuesday's Trump Tower press conference , the President doubled down on his belief that there was "blame on both sides" and that there are "two sides to every story". (more...)
Heather Heyer's Mother Won't Take the President's Calls Heather Heyer's Mother Won't Take the President's Calls
- August 20, 2017

From left, Marcus Martin, who was injured in the crash that killed his friend, Heather Heyer , weeps with fiancee Marissa Blair (l.) as Susan Bro (r.), sitting with Heather's father, Mark Heyer, becomes emotional during a memorial for Heyer Wednesday night. (more...)
Allergan PLC. (AGN) Stake Cut by Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc Allergan PLC. (AGN) Stake Cut by Armstrong Shaw Associates Inc
- August 20, 2017

KCG Holdings Inc. purchased a new position in Allergan PLC . CT's portfolio, making the stock its 23rd largest position. WARNING: "9,925 Shares in Allergan PLC ". As of late the company also announced a periodic dividend, expected to be paid on early Fri, Sep 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be issued a $0.70 dividend. (more...)
Broad eclipses Botham as England storm to victory Broad eclipses Botham as England storm to victory
- August 20, 2017

The Caribbean side ended the day on 44 for one in their first innings, still 470 runs behind England's 514 for eight declared, but Chase pointed out that most of the batsmen were in good touch following good outings in the preceding tour matches. (more...)
All Blacks legend Colin Meads dies All Blacks legend Colin Meads dies
- August 20, 2017

Inducted into New Zealand's Sports Hall of Fame. "I remember when I was younger hearing stories about how he used to shear sheep all day and go running at night", English added. Already renowned for his toughness and no-nonsense attitude on the field, Meads broke his arm against Eastern Transvaal on the 1970 tour of South Africa but finished the game. (more...)
Swansea close in on Clucas as Mourinho urges Clement to spend Swansea close in on Clucas as Mourinho urges Clement to spend
- August 20, 2017

At Anfield, Liverpool manager Klopp made five changes to the team that won 2-1 at Hoffenheim in their Champions League play-off round first leg in mid-week. "It was a different performance [to West Ham] but I think the same kind of consistency, confidence, discipline, I think we had that again", he told Sky Sports . (more...)
Donald Trump wades into race controversy again as he slams Republican critics Donald Trump wades into race controversy again as he slams Republican critics
- August 20, 2017

Trump also faulted Sen. " Lindsey Graham in search advertising has falsely stated that I said that there was a moral equivalence between the KKK, neo-nazis and white supremacist , and people like ( Heather) Heyer ", the 32-year old woman fatally reversed on Saturday, " noted Mr. (more...)
Mane strike gives Liverpool first win of the season Mane strike gives Liverpool first win of the season
- August 20, 2017

Apart from the year he wore a Liverpool shirt, he's always treated Anfield like his private hunting ground. After two games of the 2017/18 Premier League season, Liverpool have four points and will be encouraged by a robust display at Anfield. (more...)
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Preview, Team News, Line-Ups, Betting Tips & Prediction Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Preview, Team News, Line-Ups, Betting Tips & Prediction
- August 20, 2017

A similar return for Liverpool would be vital for their chances of pushing for a first league title in 28 years especially given the strong likelihood of the Reds losing Brazilian Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona before the end of this window. (more...)
Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville
- August 20, 2017

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced that he is leaving the American Manufacturing Council in the wake of US president Donald Trump's delayed condemnation of a white supremacist march in Charlottesville , Va. Frazier was not the first executive to resign from advisory councils serving Trump. Meanwhile, other executives stated their support for Frazier. (more...)
Duke University removes statue of Confederate general
- August 20, 2017

Another statue of Lee, the top Confederate general during the Civil War, was the focus of the violent protest in Charlottesville, Va., that turned deadly a week ago. Gov. Roy Cooper has urged the removal of Confederate monuments from public property around the state, though his goal would be hard to achieve because of a 2015 state law prohibiting their removal. (more...)
Duke University Removes Statue Of Confederate General Robert E. Lee
- August 20, 2017

Signer compared his hopes for Charlottesville's recovery to the aftermath of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting in June 2015 that killed nine people. Baltimore also had Confederate monuments removed in the wee hours of Wednesday morning in the wake of the Charlottesville violence. The events in Charlottesville have quickened the pace of the removal of Confederate monuments across the country . (more...)
Blast rocks Darjeeling, Gurung booked under stringent UAPA Blast rocks Darjeeling, Gurung booked under stringent UAPA
- August 20, 2017

The civic volunteer was pronounced dead in hospital. "The blast took place in the early morning at around 12:15 am-12:30 am". Akhilesh Chaturvedi , SP ( Darjeeling ) said: "One civic police volunteer died in the twin consecutive blasts at Kalimpong .Two other police officers were injured in the blast". (more...)
Under Armour CEO joins the exodus from the President's Manufacturing Council Under Armour CEO joins the exodus from the President's Manufacturing Council
- August 20, 2017

Trump had previously celebrated the support of the Merck CEO , one of the few African-American chief executives of a Fortune 500 company, in his manufacturing initiative. On Sunday, the White House issued a statement attempting to expand on the president's remarks. While none mentioned the president, Frazier, one of the country's most-prominent black chief executive officers, quit the council as Trump was being assailed for failing to quickly condemn white supremacists for deadly ... (more...)
Democrat Proposes Impeachment Articles Against Trump for Charlottesville Remarks
- August 20, 2017

On Aug. 15, Trump asserted that white supremacists and anti-racist protesters shared equal responsibility for the violence in Charlottesville , which culminated in the murder of 32-year-old Heather Heyer. Cohen represents Tennessee's 9th District, which includes most of Memphis. The survey also found that about half of Americans - 48 percent - say there is clear evidence that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election in order to help Donald Trump, while 43 percent disagree. (more...)
President Trump Calls Lindsey Graham a "Publicity Seeker"
- August 20, 2017

Carson said he believes the president's failure to condemn white nationalists outright is "disgraceful and, quite frankly, unpresidential". "I think that this presidency is unraveling before our eyes", Carson said. As Day Six of the White House reaction to Charlottesville wore on, some Republicans were sharpening their criticism of Trump. "For the sake of our Nation - as our President - please fix this", Graham said. (more...)
People Are Split Over President's Response to Charlottesville Violence People Are Split Over President's Response to Charlottesville Violence
- August 20, 2017

That includes large majorities of independents and Democrats and just over half of Republicans. Trump has come under fire by critics and even those in his own party for blaming "both sides" for the deadly violence surrounding the white nationalist rally in Virginia last week. (more...)
Two Fugitives Face Questioning In Murder After Return To Chicago Two Fugitives Face Questioning In Murder After Return To Chicago
- August 20, 2017

The two men charged in a grisly River North murder were being transported back to Chicago Friday night, two weeks after they surrendered to authorities in the Bay Area after a nationwide manhunt. The caller warned of a possible crime in Lathem's residence. The video raised concern among investigators that Lathem might kill himself. Police are working on scheduling a press conference in the coming days to give more information about the case and the charges Lathem and Warren are facing, CPD ... (more...)
Resolve Korean Peninsula issue via diplomatic means: China to US
- August 20, 2017

The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. "To me, the economic war with China is everything". "North Korea is probably looking at all the cards it has to maximize pressure against the United States, and the drills provide a good opportunity to do it", Cheon said. (more...)
Donald Trump responds to Barcelona attack with reviving 'Internet rumor' Donald Trump responds to Barcelona attack with reviving 'Internet rumor'
- August 20, 2017

People immediately cast doubt on Trump's story. In a rally in SC in 2016, here's how Trump remembered Pershing, according to an account in the Washington Post: "They were having terrorism problems, just like we do", Trump told his audience "And he caught 50 terrorists who [had done] tremendous damage and killed many people". (more...)
Trump blasts Sen. Lindsey Graham on 'moral equivalency' after Charlottesville attack Trump blasts Sen. Lindsey Graham on 'moral equivalency' after Charlottesville attack
- August 20, 2017

By Wednesday, he had changed his view and pulled the plug on the council. By early afternoon, both had fallen apart. "Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum". The forum included top talent from General Motors, JPMorgan, Blackstone and others . However, during a turbulent press conference at his Manhattan residence on Tuesday, the president appeared to have reverted to his previous position. (more...)
It's Finally Out In The Open: This Is Donald Trump's America It's Finally Out In The Open: This Is Donald Trump's America
- August 20, 2017

Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington, Jefferson? But numerous Trump faithful also will continue to approve his tossing of red meat to the angry and racist lions in today's divisive political arena, even as his poll numbers gradually erode. (more...)

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