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Trump Will Skip Kennedy Center Honors to 'Avoid Distraction' Trump Will Skip Kennedy Center Honors to 'Avoid Distraction'
- August 21, 2017

Pres. And Mrs. Trump President Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump , will not participate in this year's Kennedy Center Honors, "to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction". The Kennedy Center responded to the announcement by thanking Trump for the "gesture". The article laments that "nobody has quit in protest of the president's comments", and points to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's response to Yale classmates, who insist he has a "moral obligation" to ... (more...)
Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) Short Interest Up 45.5% in July
- August 21, 2017

About shares traded. Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) has risen 9.71% since August 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Invuity, Inc. (NASDAQ:IVTY) has risen 50.92% since August 21, 2016 and is uptrending. The insider DUCKER MICHAEL L sold $2.50 million. It also upped Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) stake by 21,480 shares and now owns 150,405 shares. Its up 0.33, from 1.12 in 2016Q3. (more...)
What Time Does the Solar Eclipse 2017 Start in My State? What Time Does the Solar Eclipse 2017 Start in My State?
- August 21, 2017

Those looking at the eclipse within the path of totality - where the moon will completely block the sun along a path spanning from OR to SC - can view the eclipse without protection during the two minutes OR so that the sun is completely out of view. (more...)
There is an undeclared emergency situation in Karnataka: Union Minister Ananth Kumar There is an undeclared emergency situation in Karnataka: Union Minister Ananth Kumar
- August 21, 2017

Ironically, the Congress at the centre has alleged that the BJP-led union government has been misusing investigating agencies like the Enforcement Directorate, Income Tax department and Central Bureau of Investigations to target political opponents. (more...)
Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure Trump ends plans for his Council on Infrastructure
- August 21, 2017

This comes just one day after two other advisory groups were dismantled over the furor caused by Trump's remarks on white supremacists. Representatives for Steve Roth of Vornado Realty Trust and Richard LeFrak of LeFrak, whom Mr Trump named last winter, could not be reached immediately. (more...)
FSU Ranked Third In Preseason AP Poll FSU Ranked Third In Preseason AP Poll
- August 21, 2017

And that includes on Twitter, where fans and experts alike shared their opinions on where the teams placed, or didn't place. Other Big 12 programs joining the Wildcats in the 2017 Preseason AP Top 25 were Oklahoma (7th), Oklahoma State (10th), West Virginia (22nd) and Texas (23rd). (more...)
Dry skies to stick around for Great American Eclipse — FORECAST Dry skies to stick around for Great American Eclipse — FORECAST
- August 21, 2017

Monday's forecast calls for a high of 88 degrees, with a north wind of 5 to 11 miles per hour. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. But the actual viewing time is long enough that there will more than likely be some sunny breaks during which eclipse viewing will be possible. (more...)
Oldest Monument to Columbus Vandalized in Protest of White Supremacy
- August 21, 2017

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Court grants SA rhino owner permission to auction horns Court grants SA rhino owner permission to auction horns
- August 21, 2017

The country imposed a moratorium on the trade in 2009 with the aim to curb rhino poaching. It is set to run from 12:00 on Monday. "Additional measures are being taken to tighten legislation with regard to the domestic trade in rhino horn", the department said. (more...)
FCS Schools In the Path of the Solar Eclipse FCS Schools In the Path of the Solar Eclipse
- August 21, 2017

The total solar eclipse on Monday travels 2,500 miles across the USA covering an estimated 70-mile wide path, starting in OR and crossing 12 states to South Carolina's Atlantic Coast. "It's my first eclipse , so I am really excited about it and my mom is joining me so I am really happy and super stoked". Viewing conditions in Carbondale are expected to be good, but clouds are expected in the Chicago area during the eclipse . (more...)
Police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse enraged lawyers outside LHC Police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse enraged lawyers outside LHC
- August 21, 2017

LHC dismissed application to send the case to mediation committee. Lawyers protest court's order to arrest president of LHCBA (Multan bench) in contempt case. "Consumers of justice depend on them and any rift between them will be perceived by people as failure of the justice system", the AGP said in a message to the bar leaders and the lawyers community as he urged them to show restraint and to uphold the dignity of the bar. (more...)
Spanish bomb squad using robot to get close to shot man Spanish bomb squad using robot to get close to shot man
- August 21, 2017

Abouyaaqoub has remained at large since Thursday's massacre on Las Ramblas and later van attack in the Catalan resort of Cambrils, which killed 14 and injured more than 130. Police told reporters Sunday that they had found some 120 gas tanks and explosive ingredients at the house, which led them to believe the cell had been planning another attack using explosives. (more...)
Trump slams 'publicity seeking' Sen. Lindsey Graham Trump slams 'publicity seeking' Sen. Lindsey Graham
- August 21, 2017

Jeff Flake , a vulnerable Republican up for re-election next year who has emerged as a leading critic of Trump . Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.), Bonnie Watson Coleman (N.J.) and Pramila Jayapal (Wash.) unveiled a resolution that would censure Trump for his "inadequate response to the violence " and "failure to immediately and specifically name and condemn the white supremacist groups responsible for actions of domestic terrorism". (more...)
Trump hits Lindsey Graham over 'disgusting lie' Trump hits Lindsey Graham over 'disgusting lie'
- August 21, 2017

Heyer", Graham said. U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., reacted Thursday to President Trump's tweets that the removal of Confederate statues around the country is foolish and would damage the nation's history and culture. A bipartisan group of lawmakers denounced the president's statements blaming "both sides" after counterprotesters clashed with neo-Nazis and white nationalists, leaving one dead and more than a dozen people injured. (more...)
Britain tries to calm fears over European Union trade after Brexit Britain tries to calm fears over European Union trade after Brexit
- August 21, 2017

Given the importance of public safety, it would be a foolhardy move on the EU's part to walk away with no agreement in place on this issue. British pound has remained under pressure recently, with GBPUSD hovering around a one-month low and EURGBP firming around the highest levels in 10 months. (more...)
Flag Faux Pas Stains SEA Games as #ShameOnYouMalaysia Goes Viral Flag Faux Pas Stains SEA Games as #ShameOnYouMalaysia Goes Viral
- August 21, 2017

Saravanan, Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tunku Imran Tuanku Jaafar and Malaysian Sea Games Organising Committee (Masoc) chief executive officer Zolkples Embong. "In this regard, we wish to assure the Government of the Republic of Indonesia that all measures have been taken to address this unfortunate situation.". (more...)
Wedbush Securities Inc. Buys 240 Shares of McKesson Corporation (MCK)
- August 21, 2017

McKesson Corporation ( MCK ) has a market cap of $30.92 billion and over the last 12 months, McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) has gone weaker by -24.91%. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, July 30 by FBR Capital. The stock has "Hold" rating by Needham on Tuesday, April 4. It has outperformed by 8.45% the S&P500. (more...)
Vandalized Confederate monument in KC will be removed soon, park officials say Vandalized Confederate monument in KC will be removed soon, park officials say
- August 21, 2017

At that time, the board did not reveal who requested its removal. On Saturday morning, vandalism was discovered on the memorial . They say the vandal's message was unclear. The monument has been sitting along Ward Parkway for almost 60 years. Erected to the "Loyal Women of the Old South", the local memorial's objective was to recognize the women who supported the Confederacy and slavery. (more...)
Duterte assures support for Central Luzon farmers amid bird flu Duterte assures support for Central Luzon farmers amid bird flu
- August 21, 2017

It could be recalled that the avian flu outbreak was first reported in San Luis town in Pampanga . "Fortunately, we have set up a quarantine area there so we're not as anxious as Jaen and San Isidro than we are with the San Luis Pampanga", said Piñol. (more...)
Presidente da OAB pede ao STF para Maia desengavetar impeachment de Temer Presidente da OAB pede ao STF para Maia desengavetar impeachment de Temer
- August 21, 2017

No mandado de segurança , a OAB pede ao tribunal que determine ao presidente do parlamento, Rodrigo Maia , que analise os pedidos de impeachment e decida sobre cada um deles, independentemente se a decisão for pela instauração de um processo ou pela rejeição. (more...)
Heavy Metal Singer Stops Show, Calls Out Sexual Assault Heavy Metal Singer Stops Show, Calls Out Sexual Assault
- August 21, 2017

Hopefully Carter's actions will inspire other courageous musicians to call out sexual assault at their concerts when they see it. Watch the powerful moment as it unfolded ahead. Watch Carter's whole speech in the clip below. At times she seemed ok with his advances but after the second time of watching her push his face and hands away and try to turn back to watch the show I asked the security guard to go check on them. (more...)
Fire in Yosemite National Park forces town to evacuate Fire in Yosemite National Park forces town to evacuate
- August 21, 2017

The town, which has a population of 1,000 to 2,000 at any given time, is about 1 ½ miles from the fire. One of the biggest concerns right now is the far-reaching smoke that the fire has created, particularly in Wawona. Crews worked today to contain the spot fires that occurred late yesterday afternoon and evening. The strategy for firefighters remained the same Sunday: Use aircraft and ground crews to hold the western and southern flanks of the wildfire, while monitoring the northern and ... (more...)
Auburn narrowly outside top 10 in preseason AP poll Auburn narrowly outside top 10 in preseason AP poll
- August 21, 2017

This is only the third time since 2004 that K-State has earned a spot in the inaugural AP top 25. The Wildcats return eight starters on offense, including senior quarterback Jesse Ertz, and several playmakers on defense. The Crimson Tide secured 52 first-place votes from the 59 media members that voted in the poll. It will be the fourth top-five season-opening matchup, following No. (more...)
Man's attempt to carjack football players ends in beating, police say Man's attempt to carjack football players ends in beating, police say
- August 21, 2017

According to the players Angelo Martinez was hanging out around Loma Linda Community Center where the men had practice. After the football players finally pulled over in front of a home, Martinez allegedly pulled out a gun and ordered them out of the vehicle. (more...)
Landmark Verdict On Triple Talaq Tomorrow: 10-Point Guide Landmark Verdict On Triple Talaq Tomorrow: 10-Point Guide
- August 21, 2017

The court will also decide if triple talaq has led to violations of fundamental rights of women. As per the reports, a case related to Shayara Bano, a resident of Uttarakhand, turned to the court in 2015, after her husband ended their 15-year marriage, for this case. (more...)
Volume of Donald Trump's nativist talk rises in face of criticism Volume of Donald Trump's nativist talk rises in face of criticism
- August 21, 2017

His remarks on Wednesday from Trump Tower should have been as simple as "racism has no place in this country" - full stop. "Everyone in leadership must speak out". Pershing that Trump repeatedly recounted in his speeches on the campaign trail". But the president addressed the issue again on Tuesday and re-ignited the firestorm. (more...)
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...)

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