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Panicked surfers swim for life as shark kills seal Panicked surfers swim for life as shark kills seal
- August 22, 2017

In the video, dozens of people stand around and watch as the cloud of blood blooms in the ocean. Everyone was out of the water by then, watching helplessly as the fatally injured seal struggled not wanting to come ashore to a crowd of people, yet not willing to venture deeper where the shark was waiting. (more...)
Sonny Burgess, Pioneer of Rockabilly, Dead at 88 Sonny Burgess, Pioneer of Rockabilly, Dead at 88
- August 22, 2017

The B side was another Burgess composition, " Red Headed Woman ". Sonny Burgess and the Pacers are members of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame of Europe. Burgess' debut single for Sun-"Red Headed Woman"/"We Wanna Boogie"-was one of the label's most raw, unpolished rockabilly tunes; it perfectly captured the rebellious spirit of the genre". (more...)
Thunderstorm warnings, watches issued as strong storms move in Thunderstorm warnings, watches issued as strong storms move in
- August 22, 2017

Some of the stronger storms will create 40-plus miles per hour winds that could topple small trees and power lines. "A few of the strongest storms could even spin up a tornado", AccuWeather Meteorologist Eric Leister said. Later in the evening, occasional showers and thunderstorms are still possible until 1 a.m. before the weather is expected to taper off before sunrise. (more...)
RAW: Family trapped on roof in KC flooding RAW: Family trapped on roof in KC flooding
- August 22, 2017

Overland Park firefighters performed at least 16 rescues overnight, mostly people who were caught in flooded vehicles. No injuries have been reported in the area. The metro picked up two rounds of torrential rain on August 21 and during the early morning hours of August 22. There were several feet of standing water near Westport Road and Mill Street, as well as Southwest Boulevard and 31st Street. (more...)
Today's Brokerage Rating: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
- August 22, 2017

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) shares have been labeled a top pick by Beta Research as it meets the A+ criteria outlined by the firm. Duke Realty Corporation presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $28.73. (more...)
Missouri man faces execution despite new DNA evidence Missouri man faces execution despite new DNA evidence
- August 22, 2017

Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Lisha Gayle during a 1998 robbery at her home in the suburb of University City. Now, Williams' attorneys have appealed to the US Supreme Court in order to halt this week's execution. Hampikian said the new evidence isn't enough to "incriminate someone" but could be used to exclude someone from having committed the grisly murder. (more...)
9 percent call neo-Nazi views acceptable 9 percent call neo-Nazi views acceptable
- August 22, 2017

Overall, of course , the vast majority of Trump supporters hold the position that white supremacist views are unacceptable, with 7 in 10 of those who strongly approve holding that position. But Christie says he know Trump isn't a racist. While an overwhelming 83 percent of Americans said they opposed the far-right ideology, 9 percent said it was acceptable. (more...)
Minn. Teen Killed In Omaha, Neb. Crash Involving Semi Minn. Teen Killed In Omaha, Neb. Crash Involving Semi
- August 22, 2017

Investigators Police believe the 69-year-old driver of a semi truck driver failed to notice traffic had slowed significantly on Interstate 80 and slammed into the back of a Toyota Prius that Ocampo-Yambing was riding in. The driver of the Prius, Demetra N. Arvanitakis, 19, is being treated at Nebraska Medicine for skull fractures, a back injury and a severe concussion. (more...)
Korea war games and how North might respond Korea war games and how North might respond
- August 22, 2017

Seoul and Washington began annual war games Monday, with South Korean President Moon Jae In warning the nuclear-armed North not to use them as an excuse to perpetuate the "vicious cycle" of tensions. Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said North and South Korea and the United States all needed to make more effort to ease tension. (more...)
How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons? How Did North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons?
- August 22, 2017

Last week it threatened to send a salvo of rockets towards the US territory of Guam - although it appears to have backed off for now - while US President Donald Trump promised "fire and fury" and said that Washington's weapons were "locked and loaded". (more...)
Iran: Five days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran: Five days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment
- August 22, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued a direct threat to the West last week, claiming his country is capable of restarting its nuclear program within hours - and quickly bringing it to even more advanced levels than in 2015, when Iran signed the nuclear deal with world powers. (more...)
Journalist Murder Case: CBI Files Charge Sheet Against RJD Lawmaker Mohammad Shahabuddin Journalist Murder Case: CBI Files Charge Sheet Against RJD Lawmaker Mohammad Shahabuddin
- August 22, 2017

He was transferred to Tihar jail on February 18. The CBI has charged Shahabuddin, now lodged in Tihar Jail, under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections related to criminal conspiracy and murder and provisions of Arms Act. Others who have been named in the charge sheet include Azharuddin Beig, alias Laddan Mian, Rishu Jaiswal, Rohit Kumar Soni, Vijay Kumar, Rajesh Kumar and Sonu Gupta. (more...)
Nawaz, children, Dar fail to appear before NAB again
- August 22, 2017

Previously, the Sharifs skipped their appearance in NAB Lahore on early Sunday. The team had summoned Nawaz' children and his son-in-law MNA Captain (retd) Safdar by 2pm. "If this continues to happen, the National Accountability Bureau can issue warrants to arrest the Sharif family", Shah said, adding that the court exercising Article 190 could have risky consequences. (more...)
Macy's cuts 100 jobs, shakes up merchandising efforts Macy's cuts 100 jobs, shakes up merchandising efforts
- August 22, 2017

Plus, Cramer doesn't think Macy's will be as promotional with its product pricing for Christmas. In a note emailed to Retail Dive, Gordon Haskett analyst Chuck Grom said he was impressed with Lawton's record at both eBay and Home Depot, and that he viewed the choice as "one of the most interesting outside additions to the entire department store space (let alone Macy's ) over the past decade". (more...)
Germany officials seize ecstasy pills shaped as President Donald Trump's face Germany officials seize ecstasy pills shaped as President Donald Trump's face
- August 22, 2017

Trump". Earlier this summer, pills pressed into the shape of Donald Trump's head (and of course, bright orange pills) appeared on the dark web. A 51-year-old man, along with his 17-year-old son, brought the pills into Lower Saxony. Along with the illegal pills, a large amount of cash was also found in their van. They were being promoted and sold on the dark web, at a price of £8 a pill and represent one of a number of novelty tablets to be sold on the United Kingdom market. (more...)
She's too lovely to be Chunky's child: Farah Khan on Ananya Panday She's too lovely to be Chunky's child: Farah Khan on Ananya Panday
- August 22, 2017

Meanwhile, Farah Khan also commented on the picture which raised many eyebrows. The Bollywood director said, "Do a dna test pls . shes too lovely to b chunkys child ". Her oft-viral photos, comments that compare her looks to that of Alia Bhatt and now Farah Khan's indirect praise for the attractive girl has surely reinstated Ananya's foothold in the B-town, albeit her yet-to-be made presence in Hindi films. (more...)
Iran denies Erdogan's claim regarding joint anti-PKK action Iran denies Erdogan's claim regarding joint anti-PKK action
- August 22, 2017

He was accompanied by Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Energy and Natural Resources Minister Berat Albayrak and Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister Ahmet Arslan. Abdullah thanked Erdogan for his decisive attitude on the Al-Aqsa incident and support to Jordan. "This issue has been discussed between the two military chiefs, and I discussed more broadly how this should be carried out", Erdogan said. (more...)
German ZEW Economic Sentiment misses with 10 points - EUR/USD pressured German ZEW Economic Sentiment misses with 10 points - EUR/USD pressured
- August 22, 2017

The ZEW economic sentiment falls short of expectations with a score of 10 points. Moreover, ZEW participants, in contrast to their pessimistic forecasts about future conditions, held an optimistic stance over the current economic situation. (more...)
China confirms injuries after India border clash China confirms injuries after India border clash
- August 22, 2017

The Doklam border dispute between India and China will be resolved "very soon", Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced on Monday. India and China have been locked in a face-off in the Doklam area of the Sikkim sector after Indian troops stopped the Chinese Army from building a road in the area. (more...)
AMBER Alert issued for child abducted from Santa Maria AMBER Alert issued for child abducted from Santa Maria
- August 22, 2017

The boy was identified as 9-year-old Daniel Morozov, according to Ventura California Highway Patrol. The relationship between the child and abductor is not clear. A manhunt is underway in Santa Maria after police say a woman was shot dead Monday night. Konstantin Morozov is white, stands about 6 feet tall and weighs about 180 pounds. (more...)
NASA eclipse viewing draws crowd to Petersburg Library NASA eclipse viewing draws crowd to Petersburg Library
- August 22, 2017

For almost two and a half minutes on Monday at 2:38 p.m., the commonly bright summer sky dimmed slightly over all of New England as eyes covered in special glasses gazed upward. She said they've anticipated this event for a very long time. "I think this was the largest program we've had this summer", he said. Hayes put together solar-themed snacks, which he said were gone in just a matter of minutes. (more...)
Rare white koala born in Queensland's Australia Zoo Rare white koala born in Queensland's Australia Zoo
- August 22, 2017

Dr Rosie Booth , director of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital , explained it's not a case of albinism, where colour is absent from all physical characteristics like skin, fur and eyes. The little white joey is yet to be named, but Tourism Australia will be encouraging Australians to submit name suggestions via Facebook . The snowy faced joey will be part of Australia Zoo's "Mums n Bubs" enclosure, where visitors can watch them develop their koala skills. (more...)
Donald Trump Flat Out Lies About His Reaction To Charlottesville Donald Trump Flat Out Lies About His Reaction To Charlottesville
- August 22, 2017

Neither did Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ11), whose legislative district covers part of Sussex County. And Sen. Dan Sullivan of Alaska tweeted, "Anything less than complete & unambiguous condemnation of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK by the @POTUS is unacceptable. (more...)
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull condemns homophobic posters in gay marriage debate Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull condemns homophobic posters in gay marriage debate
- August 22, 2017

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said: "Whilst it is expected that almost all eligible people in Australia will be able to participate using the postal service, the ABS will implement a number of strategies to ensure all eligible Australians have the opportunity to respond to the survey". (more...)
First images of Mumbai's famed Lord Ganesh idol 'Lalbaugcha Raja' out First images of Mumbai's famed Lord Ganesh idol 'Lalbaugcha Raja' out
- August 22, 2017

Every year Lalbaugcha Raja, the most famous Ganpati darshan of the city attracts a huge crowd during the time. Lakhs of devotees throng the central Mumbai's Lalbaug area every year to get a glimpse of the enormous Lord Ganesha idol on display. (more...)
Russian Federation detains top director over alleged fraud Russian Federation detains top director over alleged fraud
- August 22, 2017

Serebrennikov was first detained by investigators in May and questioned as a witness in the fraud case. Investigators at Russia's Investigative Committee claim that the money allocated for a production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream was taken by Serebrennikov, but that the production was never produced. (more...)
Palestinians Seek Answers From US Envoy Kushner Palestinians Seek Answers From US Envoy Kushner
- August 22, 2017

The trio, which is looking to make inroads on a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, will arrive in Israel on Wednesday night. The three are also expected to meet leaders from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan and Egypt during their trip. (more...)
Enbridge Energy Management LLC (NYSE:EEQ) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- August 22, 2017

First Foundation invested in 0.03% or 47,888 shares. They were forecasting US$0.14 per share three months ago. Ota Financial Group Lp decreased its stake in Enbridge Energy Partners (EEP) by 75.39% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Wushu bet Parantac misses out on podium finish at SEA Games 2017 Wushu bet Parantac misses out on podium finish at SEA Games 2017
- August 22, 2017

Early today Malaysian exponent Ho Mun Hua accumulated 9.67 points to upset Vietnam's Pham Quoc Khanh who took the silver with 9.66 points in the men's nanquan category at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) here today. Indonesia won the Gold and Silver for the Daoshu event, when Santoso Felda Elvira garnered 9.67 points, and pipped her country women Sugianto Monica Pransisca by a mere 0.01 point for the top spot. (more...)
Supreme Court Denies Tamil Nadu Exemption From Following NEET Supreme Court Denies Tamil Nadu Exemption From Following NEET
- August 22, 2017

The top court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to start counselling immediately and finish the process by September 4. Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu to start the process of counselling immediately and finish the process by September 4. (more...)

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