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Australia Unveils Safety Plan against Vehicle Attacks Australia Unveils Safety Plan against Vehicle Attacks
- August 21, 2017

Venue owners and operators will receive assistance to conduct security audits of their facilities to determine any weaknesses and develop strategies to strengthen and fortify such places. The document which was at the request of the Prime Minister will be prepared by the Australian New Zealand Counter Terrorism Committee. The document offers simple advice on how to counter such threats and would be made public with police being a phone call away in offering more detailed advice ... (more...)
John Oliver Warns Republicans in No Hurry to Oust Trump John Oliver Warns Republicans in No Hurry to Oust Trump
- August 21, 2017

The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond. But the truly depressing thing about Bannon's departure is just how utterly unsatisfying it actually is. "He is not Voldemort", Oliver said of Trump. "In the words of the poets Beyonce and the other ones: 'Say his name, say his name'". And on Last Week Tonight , he pointed out just how much the USA has-enough to fill "one football field, 20 feet high". (more...)
Rain dampens voter turnout at Mira-Bhayander civic polls Rain dampens voter turnout at Mira-Bhayander civic polls
- August 21, 2017

On the other hand, NCP and MNS were unable to open their account. Out of the nine civic corporations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Sena-BJP combine rules the Kalyan civic body. "I assure speedy devpt (sic)". Sena had secured only 9 seats while the grand old party until then did not figure in double digits and was floating at six seats. (more...)
Parrying a big schtick at NAFTA talks Parrying a big schtick at NAFTA talks
- August 21, 2017

Representatives from the three countries said Sunday that negotiations will continue at a "rapid pace", adding that "a great deal of effort and negotiation will be required in the coming months". The panel also discussed one of the thorniest issues in modernizing the agreement: rules of origin. Kansas City Southern , U.S. Customers and Border Protection and Mexican Customs officials last week dedicated a new, joint unified cargo processing facility at the rail border crossing in Laredo, ... (more...)
Republican senator Graham says Trump's race remarks dividing US Republican senator Graham says Trump's race remarks dividing US
- August 21, 2017

Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is the latest member of Trump's Republican Party to slam the president over his response to weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia . "Just no", she tweeted . Messages left with the White House about efforts to contact Bro were not returned Friday. Several other Republicans have called on Trump to make a clearer denunciation of white supremacist groups, but many GOP leaders have remained silent ... (more...)
Dutch Bros recalls eclipse glasses, tells customers not to use them Dutch Bros recalls eclipse glasses, tells customers not to use them
- August 21, 2017

Only glasses meeting that global safety regulation are recommended to be used during the eclipse to protect eyesight. And, if you simply can't find glasses before the eclipse, don't worry - you can view the event safely using a pinhole camera, leaves, or even your fist . (more...)
US Preparing Military 'Options' Against North Korea: Dunford US Preparing Military 'Options' Against North Korea: Dunford
- August 21, 2017

The North on Monday said any war could "only be turned into a nuclear war". In air conditioned bunkers and at military bases across South Korea , it is with keyboards - not tanks - that South Korean and the US forces will launch military exercises on Monday, denounced by North Korea as a rehearsal for war. (more...)
Mattis traveling to Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine next week Mattis traveling to Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine next week
- August 21, 2017

Mattis will also visit Ukraine and Jordan in his trip, the Pentagon said in a statement on Friday. "Secretary Mattis will emphasize the steadfast commitment of the United States to Turkey as a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally and strategic partner, seek to collaborate on efforts to advance regional stability, and look for ways to help Turkey address its legitimate security concerns - including the fight against the PKK", the Pentagon said in the statement. (more...)
The Secret Service Is Running Out of Money to Pay Its Agents The Secret Service Is Running Out of Money to Pay Its Agents
- August 21, 2017

The Secret Service has started negotiating larger salaries and more overtime for agents, but Alles told the paper it probably won't happen "in the near term". The constant trips to Trump's "winter White House" and "summer White House" at his resorts in New Jersey and Florida, respectively, are also costing the Secret Service in regards to not only manpower but equipment. (more...)
Judwaa 2 Movie Trailer Released : Varun Dhawan Double Dhamaka Judwaa 2 Movie Trailer Released : Varun Dhawan Double Dhamaka
- August 21, 2017

A lot has gone into making this film a reality the trailer will be out at around 1 pm. Deepika Padukone on the Vogue magazine cover, in June 2012. Unfortunately, the trailer doesn't give a positive impression and looks like trying too hard to be amusing and massy at the same time. (more...)
Spanish police searching for van driver in Barcelona attack Spanish police searching for van driver in Barcelona attack
- August 21, 2017

Police have arrested four people in connection with the attack in Barcelona on Thursday and another in the Catalan seaside town of Cambrils, where a woman was killed when a vehicle rammed passersby early on Friday. So far, three people have been arrested in Ripoll and one person in Alcanar. Spain unfortunately became the victim of two deadly attacks in the north-eastern region of Catalonia this week and mowing down of people in Barcelona on Thursday. (more...)
Suspect killed after shooting OH judge in front of courthouse Suspect killed after shooting OH judge in front of courthouse
- August 21, 2017

The 65-year-old Bruzzese hears general and domestic relations cases as one of two judges serving in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court. Mavromatis said Bruzzese is in stable condition, WTOV reports . A second suspect was seen being taken into custody by police. A suspect in the shooting died during the incident. The courthouse will remain closed for the day as the investigation continues. (more...)
Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan Taliban militants killed in fresh airstrike in eastern Afghanistan
- August 21, 2017

It has also denied allegations it had killed civilians. "Others, including one woman, were reportedly shot while they tried to escape from the village", UNAMA said in the statement. Taking advantage of the chaos, the Daesh Takfiri group, which is mainly based in the Middle East, has managed to establish some footholds in Afghanistan, trying to recruit from Afghan Taliban defectors. (more...)
More Mar-a-Lago customers dump Trump More Mar-a-Lago customers dump Trump
- August 21, 2017

The announcement follows the Palm Beach Preservation Foundation's cancelation on Saturday. The president has drawn widespread criticism for his comments insisting that "both sides" were to blame for violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. (more...)
Govt troops rescue Vietnamese sailor Govt troops rescue Vietnamese sailor
- August 21, 2017

THE military rescued Vietnamese sailor, Do Trung Huiqe, kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in November past year and held captive on Mataja Island in Basilan. Government forces continue to carry out intense operations in Basilan in an attempt to locate and rescue at least 20 Indonesian, Malaysian and Vietnamese hostages. (more...)
It's settled: Brigitte Macron will be France's unofficial first lady It's settled: Brigitte Macron will be France's unofficial first lady
- August 21, 2017

Upon discovering the affair Emmanuel's parents sent him away to Paris to complete his studies, a biography of the now-French president said . "Of course, we have breakfast, me with my wrinkles and him with his freshness, but that's the way it is". (more...)
Two hikers dead, one hospitalized in Zoar Valley Two hikers dead, one hospitalized in Zoar Valley
- August 21, 2017

The pair was with a child between 5-10 years old, who was rushed to Women and Children's Hospital via Mercy Flight. He was then flown to Women and Children's Hospital with critical injuries. Hikers came upon the adults' bodies, Howard said. GOWANDA, N.Y. (CBS/AP) Police in western NY say two adult hikers died and one of their children was hurt when they fell from a cliff. (more...)
His wife publishes a cliché rare of their daughter, Lexi Jones - Here His wife publishes a cliché rare of their daughter, Lexi Jones - Here
- August 21, 2017

Since the death of David Bowie , the January 10, 2016, his wife, Iman , is still immersed in grief. Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen. (more...)
North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises
- August 21, 2017

It will take resolute steps the moment even a slight sign of the preventive war is spotted", it said . "The Ulchi exercise is aimed at checking on defense readiness aimed at protecting the lives and property of our people". Still, Moon said the doors for dialogue with the North will always remain open. North Korea pressed the pause button on threats against the US for about a week - coincidentally or not, while Trump was making his own mess over Charlottesville - but the aggression is back. (more...)
Chhattisgarh CM orders probe into death of babies in hospital Chhattisgarh CM orders probe into death of babies in hospital
- August 21, 2017

According to Hindustan Times sources in hospital, the children died between 12:30 am and 1:30 am on Monday as the oxygen pressure was low for around 30 minutes. Sahoo said post-mortem of the children was yet to be done. I have asked the health director to immediately look into it. "No one responsible for this tragic incident will be spared", the chief minister told reporters. (more...)
Four Virginia Powerball tickets each win $50000 Four Virginia Powerball tickets each win $50000
- August 21, 2017

If you're interested in taking a chance, Powerball tickets are $2 and the next drawing will be held Wednesday night at 10:59 p.m. (ET). If won, it would be the second-largest Powerball jackpot ever awarded. The odds of winning the Powerball: 1 in 292,201,338. And there's been two other Powerball jackpots that have passed the $400 million mark so far in 2017. (more...)
Trump defends Confederate statues Trump defends Confederate statues
- August 21, 2017

The moves by the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army to shift venues from the Mar-a-Lago follow cancellations from the Cleveland Clinic, the American Cancer Society and the American Friends of David Adom as the president's business faces backlash from his comments. (more...)
$50K Powerball ticket sold in Norfolk; grand prize swells to $650M $50K Powerball ticket sold in Norfolk; grand prize swells to $650M
- August 21, 2017

Strong sales nationwide pushed the Powerball jackpot to $541.9 million annuity, or $343.2 million lump-sum option. A lucky Powerball ticket sold in Indian Trail matched 5 numbers in Saturday night's Powerball drawing. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The grand prize could rank as the third richest U.S. lottery jackpot of all time. (more...)
United States and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises United States and South Korea Began Joint Military Exercises
- August 21, 2017

Donald Trump had promised "fire and fury" would hit North Korea if Kim Jong-un fired the missiles at the USA territory of Guam. North Korea said Sunday that the military exercises "add fuel to the fire" increasing the likelihood that Pyongyang will conduct further missile and nuclear tests in the future. (more...)
United States ship collision stirs territorial dispute United States ship collision stirs territorial dispute
- August 21, 2017

U.S. Sen. John McCain says he is praying for the sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain after the warship collided with a tanker in Southeast Asian waters. "It is the entrance to the Singapore Straits and Malacca Straits, which sees over 80,000 ships passing through it yearly", he said. Singapore and Malaysia both said the incident took place in their territorial waters, as the warship and oil tanker collided near the rocky outcrop of Pedra Branca, an area that has always been contested ... (more...)
How to Spot Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses How to Spot Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses
- August 21, 2017

The glasses, most made of cardboard or plastic and originally priced as low as $1.98, are now listed by third-party sellers on Amazon.com for $99 or more for a set of "3 ISO 12312-2 compliant eclipse glasses for direct sun viewing". Note that solar filters must be attached to the front of any telescope, binoculars, camera lens, or other optics. Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)- One Richland County member is concerned that the solar eclipse glasses Richland County has been giving out are not properly ... (more...)
Newton County School System: We ordered unusable eclipse glasses Newton County School System: We ordered unusable eclipse glasses
- August 21, 2017

Students are invited to wear black and white clothing in honor of this historical event and there will be various solar eclipse themed activities happening throughout the school day. Limiting outside activity was encouraged during the time of the eclipse with a request to monitor curious students. WTOC's Jarvis Robertson visited Richmond Hill Middle School where he got to attend an earth science class and learn more about the solar eclipse. (more...)
Showers early in the week, sunny after that Showers early in the week, sunny after that
- August 21, 2017

The National Weather Service at State College says there could be isolated showers and thunderstorms today after 9 a.m. "Weather becomes mostly dry later Saturday through Saturday night and dry for Sunday into Sunday night as high pressure builds in from the west". (more...)
Russian jets kill over 200 IS militants near Syria's Deir al-Zor Russian jets kill over 200 IS militants near Syria's Deir al-Zor
- August 21, 2017

The defeat of ISIS in the province will probably mark the defeat of the entire terrorist organization. "The defeat of the Islamic State in the region of Deir ez-Zor will be a strategic defeat of the worldwide terrorist group in Syria", said the ministry. (more...)
NKorea slams joint US-South war games NKorea slams joint US-South war games
- August 21, 2017

The computer-assisted simulation exercise would mobilize about 17,500 USA troops, including 3,000 reinforcements from outside South Korea . "The word that came out past year was decapitation because we were being threatened by North Korea having done nuclear tests and missiles, so we took those two events very seriously", said the Asan Institute's Choi. (more...)

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