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U.S. troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis U.S. troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis
- August 22, 2017

Around 28,500 US troops are stationed in South Korea as a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War. Warning of an "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war" on the peninsula, it added: "If the U.S. The U.S. and South Korea began an annual military drill Monday. US and South Korean troops have begun annual military drills amid heated warnings by the North that the exercises will worsen tensions in the region. (more...)
Apache Corporation (APA) Shares Sold by Sei Investments Co
- August 22, 2017

Company insiders own 0.48% of the company's stock. The stock of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, August 5. Since May 15, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $513,800 activity. Among 25 analysts covering Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 16 Hold. (more...)
Sports Talk Gig for Gov. Chris Christie Crumbles Sports Talk Gig for Gov. Chris Christie Crumbles
- August 22, 2017

Christie has been a regular fill-in for the New York-based station in the past and was known as one of the station's potential candidates to replace Francesa. He added, "I made that clear to them prior to leaving for my family vacation two weeks ago". Chris Christie (R) is no longer in the running for a job on a local sports talk show, he announced in a statement Sunday. (more...)
Palestinians await 'clear vision' from United States on peace talks
- August 22, 2017

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Egypt's Sameh Shukri and Palestine's Riyad Al Maliki said in a statement after the end of the second round that the envisioned peace agreement should be in accordance with the global legitimacy resolutions, as reflected in the relevant United Nations resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative, and bring an end to the chronic tension in the occupied territories. (more...)
Mom Crushed By Hospital Elevator After Giving Birth In Spain
- August 22, 2017

What should have been a time of joy for a new mother turned into instant tragedy when she was literally chopped in half in a hospital lift. Firefighters took two hours to reach her mauled body after her head was trapped between the lift frame and roof as it started moving upwards and her feet left dangling in the lift shaft. (more...)
Mom, 26, cut in half when elevator reportedly malfunctions in freak accident Mom, 26, cut in half when elevator reportedly malfunctions in freak accident
- August 22, 2017

Her baby, who was not harmed in the incident, was transported to the Virgen del Rocío children's hospital. Her family now "want answers" as to why the lift operated in such manner. The victim's husband-of-four-years, who works as a waiter, told Spanish paper ABC: 'This can not end like this. "Today it was Rocio but tomorrow it could be someone else". (more...)
New mum in Spain fatally 'cut in half' in lift freak accident
- August 22, 2017

Local reports said firefighters took two hours to reach her mauled body after her head was trapped between the lift frame and roof as it started moving upwards and her feet left dangling in the lift shaft. Nunez's exact injuries have not been revealed, but local outlets reported that she was crushed to death. "It's incredible. We still can't believe what's happened". (more...)
Tom Cruise appears injured after performing Tom Cruise appears injured after performing "Mission: Impossible 6" stunt
- August 22, 2017

Cruise's safety wires prevented him from falling straight to the ground. Tom Cruise was filming a scene in London when he hurt himself. According to CNN , such a recovery could take up to 3 months. "Once we've shot through that we'll go on a hiatus and then I'll shift my attention over to editorial", McQuarrie said. That's what gives the stunt its energy."He was completely safe the entire time he was doing that", McQuarrie adds". (more...)
Tom Cruise Injured On Mission Impossible 6 Set And It Looks Serious Tom Cruise Injured On Mission Impossible 6 Set And It Looks Serious
- August 22, 2017

His final stunt is meant to be him crashing into the wall of the building as he runs. "The speculation was that Tom had somehow missed or fell short". In the scene, Cruise is seen jumping from rooftop to rooftop. You can see it on his face. McQuarrie says that despite Cruise's injury, filming will (eventually) resume. (more...)
President Trump used naked eyes to stare into solar eclipse President Trump used naked eyes to stare into solar eclipse
- August 22, 2017

The president, along with First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron, had glasses with him, but couldn't resist a brief unprotected peek. "The only safe way to look directly at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun is through special-purpose solar filters, such as " eclipse glasses " (example shown at left) or hand-held solar viewers". (more...)
Baby named 'Eclipse' born at Greenville Memorial; more solar newborns welcomed Baby named 'Eclipse' born at Greenville Memorial; more solar newborns welcomed
- August 22, 2017

A baby born at Greenville Memorial Hospital to parents Freedom and Michael Eubanks was named Eclipse Alizebeth in honor of the special day. Eclipse weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long, Brown said. Eubanks said her family was first "shocked" over the baby's unique name, but now thinks it was a great idea. Freedom Eubanks told The Greenville News she feared the labor pains she felt Monday were another false alarm, but the contractions grew stronger and she knew her baby was on ... (more...)
Terror cell behind Spain attacks dismantled, says Interior Minister
- August 22, 2017

However an worldwide manhunt is continuing for one suspect - believed to be the driver of the van that drove into pedestrians in Barcelona City Centre. In a tweet, the Catalan regional police say Abouyaaqoub was the suspect wearing an explosives belt who was shot Monday afternoon in Subirats, a town west of Barcelona. (more...)
Iraqi Kurds might put off independence vote Iraqi Kurds might put off independence vote
- August 22, 2017

Iran's political and military officials have announced their opposition to the Iraqi Kurds' referendum, saying that the stable, secure and unified Iraq will help the country's progress. It is planned to be held in the three governorates that make up the Kurdish region and in the areas that are disputed by the Kurdish and Iraqi governments but are now under Kurdish military control. (more...)
Barcelona van driver shot by police Barcelona van driver shot by police
- August 22, 2017

As reported earlier by JOL, the police chief also stated that the imam who was the spiritual driving force behind the terror cell in Catalonia, Abdelbaki Es Satty, was killed in an explosion the day before the Barcelona terror attack. That brings the total number of people killed as a result of last Thursday's attacks to 15. A Moroccan national, Abouyaaqoub fled the scene of Thursday's devastating terrorist attack and has been on the run ever since. (more...)
Barcelona Attack Suspect 'Still On the Loose' As Manhunt Enters Second Day
- August 22, 2017

The suspect has been named as Younes Abauyaaqoub, who may have been the driver of the van that ploughed through crowds, killing 13 people. Seven young men from Ripoll have been implicated in the Barcelona attack and the similar vehicle attack in the town of Cambrils several hours later which killed one person. (more...)
One dead after quake strikes Italian holiday island One dead after quake strikes Italian holiday island
- August 22, 2017

The tremor hit at 8.57pm (3.57am Singapore time Tuesday) and came just days ahead of the first anniversary of the 6.0-magnitude quake that killed almost 300 people in and around Amatrice central Italy. Several buildings collapsed in the town of Casamicciola and at least one person was killed. Ischia's only hospital was also hit and had to be partially evacuated. (more...)
Cromer disorder: Pubs shut as seaside town 'in lockdown' Cromer disorder: Pubs shut as seaside town 'in lockdown'
- August 22, 2017

However, he added that it would be " totally disproportionate " to blame the whole travelling community. Police were called to the club at 11.30pm on Friday after "a large group" refused to leave after being asked to do so. Nick Dean, Norfolk Police Deputy Chief Constable, said officers were treating the weekend's disorder "seriously". 'Local businesses were made aware of a small number of incidents dealt with by officers but no official police direction was given that businesses should ... (more...)
Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills
- August 22, 2017

The exercises between South Korea and the United States have been held annually for more than 40 years. The US military newspaper Stars and Stripes spoke of "heightened fears that this year's UFG exercise may spark a new crisis" after Kim left open his threat to fire missiles into waters near Guam . (more...)
Sunday Weather, 08.20.17 Sunday Weather, 08.20.17
- August 22, 2017

These storms have the potential of becoming severe with hail and damaging wind. On Tuesday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms - mainly after 4 p.m. The nicer feeling air looks to stick around into the weekend, with a nice mix of sun and clouds. Light rain with isolated to scattered stronger cells will continue across much of the area throughout the afternoon, the weather service says. (more...)
Lebanon helped foil bomb attack on Australia-Abu Dhabi flight: Minister Lebanon helped foil bomb attack on Australia-Abu Dhabi flight: Minister
- August 22, 2017

The suspect did not take the devices, which were hidden inside a handbag, onto the plane because they weighed 15 pounds over the airline's limit. Machnouk said the bombs were sent back to the would-be attacker's home in Australia. One of the four was released later without charge. A security source confirmed to Xinhua on condition of anonymity the information revealed by Machnouq that "an Emirates planes was to be blown during its flight destined to Abu Dhabi". (more...)
After Cyber Command Elevation, Split From NSA Could Be Next After Cyber Command Elevation, Split From NSA Could Be Next
- August 22, 2017

The move aims to expand America's war-fighting strategy: US officials say cyberattacks are part of the military doctrine for Russian Federation, whose interference in the 2016 elections is a focus of House and Senate intelligence committee probes, among other investigations. (more...)
Top US commanders visit S. Korea to observe joint military exercises
- August 22, 2017

Speaking to his Cabinet on the first day of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills the South's commander-in-chief also made clear the nature of the joint drills which North Korea has long denounced as a war rehearsal to invade Pyongyang. (more...)
Police identify man killed when pickup truck crashes, catches fire Police identify man killed when pickup truck crashes, catches fire
- August 22, 2017

Flagg's death marks the fourth road death just this weekend, police said. Troopers said the man lost control of his pickup truck and it overturned. A passenger in the truck, also from New Hampshire, was taken to Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New Hampshire, for treatment of injuries and later released. (more...)
West Nile Virus detected in Monterey Co. for first time this year West Nile Virus detected in Monterey Co. for first time this year
- August 22, 2017

County officials said birds and humans both receive the virus the same way, through mosquito bites. As per every summer, mosquito control staff advises residents to protect themselves by wearing long-sleeved shirts and trousers when they go outdoors, and to use repellant that contains the ingredient, Deet. (more...)
Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $535 million jackpot Here are the winning Powerball numbers for the $535 million jackpot
- August 22, 2017

The winning numbers were 11-17-19-43-63, Powerball Number 13, Power Play 4. The odds of winning the Powerball drawing are only one in 292.2 million. $1.586 billion. If a lucky victor opts for cash, the jackpot would be $338.8 million. The single victor lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been estimated to be $338.8 million. (more...)
Victor Lindelof On Bench - Manchester United Team vs Swansea City Confirmed
- August 21, 2017

Swansea City applied pressure in right areas of the pitch, giving Man United control of the ball in wider areas and far away from their goal. Eric Bailly put the visitors ahead on the stroke of half-time. Following the opening day mauling of West Ham by the same score, Man United manager Jose Mourinho was a happy man. "We want this and we have to carry on like this", Pogba told Sky Sports . (more...)
'Zero Chance' US Congress Does Not Raise Debt Ceiling - McConnell 'Zero Chance' US Congress Does Not Raise Debt Ceiling - McConnell
- August 21, 2017

Mnuchin was planning on visiting the bullion with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, after his stop at GLI at the Olmstead. The federal government spends more money than it brings in through revenue, and it issues debt to cover the gap. (more...)
Madsen dumped Kim Wall into bay after she died on his sub Madsen dumped Kim Wall into bay after she died on his sub
- August 21, 2017

Rescue crews located it around a day later in Koge Bay, about 50 kilometres (30 miles) south of the Danish capital. Just after being found, Madsen was rescued and the submarine suddenly sank. When asked why he did not respond to radio contact when the submarine went down, Madsen originally cited "technical problems". The statement did not identify the submarine's owner, Peter Madsen, 46, but the Danish inventor's financing of the project through crowdfunding and first launch of the UC3 ... (more...)
Plea agreement reached in Slender Man case Plea agreement reached in Slender Man case
- August 21, 2017

Anissa Weier, 15, pleaded to the reduced charge of second-degree attempted intentional homicide in court Monday. She at first confronted a charge of endeavored first-degree purposeful manslaughter in the 2014 assault on schoolmate Payton Leutner , who barely survived the attack. (more...)
Houston Man Charged After Trying to Plant Bomb on Confederate Statue Houston Man Charged After Trying to Plant Bomb on Confederate Statue
- August 21, 2017

Scheck is charged with trying to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving federal financial assistance, The AP report said. One of the refugees from Ireland's potato starvation, Richard "Dick" Dowling arrived in Houston in 1846. The Houston police bomb squad said a timer, wires connected to a homemade detonator, battery and the Hexamethylene triperoxide diamine found in Schneck's possession "were capable to produce a viable explosive device", according to the criminal complaint. (more...)

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