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August 23 Letters: Confederate monuments August 23 Letters: Confederate monuments
- August 24, 2017

Perhaps this might appease those who sincerely want history to be preserved. "Not all of those people were white supremacists", he said. History is complicated, and people are never just one entity. The quiet town has been making national headlines ever since its council made a decision to remove the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee from a city park past year. (more...)
Dutch concert cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police Dutch concert cancelled after terror tip-off from Spanish police
- August 24, 2017

Dutch police have arrested the driver of a van carrying gas bottles during a major security operation following the cancellation of a concert by United States rock band Allah-Las in the port city of Rotterdam, the city's mayor said. "Whether the bus with gas bottles can be linked to the threat, that cannot now be established". The decision to call off the show was made at around 7pm local time (6pm United Kingdom time), shortly before doors opened at the Maasilo concert hall. (more...)
Two Suspects Wanted in Nelson County Shooting Two Suspects Wanted in Nelson County Shooting
- August 24, 2017

The vehicle is registered to an elderly man listed as missing from North Carolina. Virginia State Police are now looking for two suspects, Sean Castorina and Penny Dawson, both from Burlington. State police troopers also responded Tuesday night to the scene of the shooting. Burlington, N.C. Police were also looking for Castorina and Dawson, who had been reported missing. (more...)
Two Suspects Wanted in Nelson County Shooting Two Suspects Wanted in Nelson County Shooting
- August 24, 2017

The vehicle is registered to an elderly man listed as missing from North Carolina. Virginia State Police are now looking for two suspects, Sean Castorina and Penny Dawson, both from Burlington. State police troopers also responded Tuesday night to the scene of the shooting. Burlington, N.C. Police were also looking for Castorina and Dawson, who had been reported missing. (more...)
Two killed in 5.1-magnitude Leyte quake Two killed in 5.1-magnitude Leyte quake
- August 24, 2017

Mrs Colasito fell over while fleeing a building and hit her head on the pavement, while Mrs Baloro suffered a heart attack within minutes of the quake . At least two women were killed when a 5.0-magnitude struck the island of Leyte on Wednesday, local media said. It was "moderately strong" at Intensity 4 in Pastrana, Leyte, while Tacloban City and Palo, Leyte felt the natural disaster at Intensity 3, as a "weak tremor". (more...)
Trump still hearing complaints about Charlottesville comments a week later
- August 24, 2017

The fact that 68% of Republicans would say that Trump was correct to assign blame to the left shows how deeply embedded racism and bigotry have become within the Republican Party . One person was killed and 19 were hurt in Charlottesville when a speeding auto slammed into a throng of counterprotesters to a " Unite the Right " rally. (more...)
President Trump hopeful of improving ties with North Korea President Trump hopeful of improving ties with North Korea
- August 24, 2017

Concept diagrams of the missiles were seen hanging on a wall behind leader Kim Jong Un while he visited a plant that makes solid-fuel engines for the country's ballistic-missile program. The UN Security Council unanimously passed a resolution on Aug 5 banning exports of coal and iron, among other punishments, after Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. (more...)
Father gets 25 years for murdering son after Disneyland trip Father gets 25 years for murdering son after Disneyland trip
- August 24, 2017

Authorities say Aramazd Andressian Sr . killed his son because he wanted to get back at his estranged wife. Andressian Sr. was arrested and released when police didn't have enough to keep him behind bars. Aramazd Andressian Jr. was last seen alive at 1 a.m. April 21 leaving Disneyland with his father, who was found unconscious at Arroyo Seco Park in South Pasadena the next day and was unable to account for the child's whereabouts. (more...)
US navy sacks 7th Fleet commander after collisions in Asia US navy sacks 7th Fleet commander after collisions in Asia
- August 24, 2017

United States officials say the Navy will stand the three-star Commander of its seventh fleet down after a series of collisions in Asia. Admiral Aucoin was relieved "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command", the Navy said. Seven Navy sailors died in that incident. Seven US sailors died, including another CT resident. He said the crew responded quickly after the collision, righted the ship and prevented an even bigger disaster. (more...)
Louise Linton deigns to apologize for offending common folk with her elegance Louise Linton deigns to apologize for offending common folk with her elegance
- August 24, 2017

It also featured a paragraph-long rant against one user who criticised her. "I apologize for my post on social media yesterday as well as my response", she said . News outlets dubbed this Ms Linton's "Let them eat cake moment", a reference to a comment reputedly made by French queen Marie Antoinette upon hearing the citizens of Paris had no bread. (more...)
Wednesday Rain, but Nice Football Weather Ahead Wednesday Rain, but Nice Football Weather Ahead
- August 23, 2017

Rainfall from Harvey could cause life-threatening flooding, the National Hurricane Center warned. "Upper-level winds are not conducive for development of this system while it moves northwestward over the central Atlantic at 10 to 15 miles per hour, forecaster Dan Brown said in the 2 a.m. (more...)
Donald Trump lands in Reno for first Nevada visit as president Donald Trump lands in Reno for first Nevada visit as president
- August 23, 2017

Walton, chairman of The American Legion National Convention Commission. Outside the convention center, there's been no sign of violence among the crowd of about 50 supporters of the president and the 300 or so anti-Trump protesters. The Northern Nevada Progressive Coalition is planning on gathering on Peckham Street between Virginia and the Atlantis skywalk from 10:30 a.m. - noon. (more...)
Tillerson sees possible pathway to North Korea dialogue Tillerson sees possible pathway to North Korea dialogue
- August 23, 2017

While President Donald Trump expressed optimism about a possible improvement in relations. It was rare positive expression from the USA toward the authoritarian government in Pyongyang and comes amid a slight easing in recent tensions between the adversaries that had flared after President Donald Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with " fire and fury ". (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Limited Alibaba Group Holding Limited
- August 23, 2017

More interesting news about Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA ) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: " Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock Is a Risky Pre-Earnings Play" published on August 16, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "Is the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Stock Hype Too Good to be True?" with publication date: July 26, 2017. (more...)
Woman Pushed Onto F Train Tracks At 2nd Avenue In 'Unprovoked' Attack Woman Pushed Onto F Train Tracks At 2nd Avenue In 'Unprovoked' Attack
- August 23, 2017

Fortunately, fellow commuters came to her assistance and she only suffered minor injuries. Cops believe the suspect is a man in his twenties. The victim was hospitalized with a cut on her head and was said to be in serious but stable condition. (more...)
Cal Professor's State Department Resignation Letter Captures Social Media's Attention Cal Professor's State Department Resignation Letter Captures Social Media's Attention
- August 23, 2017

In his letter, Kammen lists his decision to resign specifically as the President's "attacks on core values of the United States", including his "failure to condemn white supremacists and neo-Nazis", which has "domestic and worldwide ramifications". (more...)
Bihar floods: BJP urges RJD to postpone rally; Lalu says 'no' Bihar floods: BJP urges RJD to postpone rally; Lalu says 'no'
- August 23, 2017

Asked about Kumar's and JD (U) principal general secretary K C Tyagi's comments that if Sharad Yadav attends the RJD rally against the party line, he would lose his Rajya Sabha membership, Prasad claimed that there was no such provision. "The BJP has been working in all ways to foil our rally". Terming PM's proposed visit as "Hawakhori" (pleasure trip), Lalu asked, "Where was the PM when around 400 people died alone in Bihar and lakhs of others were forced to take shelter on the highways and ... (more...)
Trump Strongly Hints at Pardon for Ex-Sheriff Arpaio Trump Strongly Hints at Pardon for Ex-Sheriff Arpaio
- August 23, 2017

Ruben Gallego told CNN . He was soundly defeated in a bid for a seventh term last November by Paul Penzone. Flake brushed aside criticism from Trump and declined to discuss Ward's campaign and emerging national profile, saying "I'll leave her to her campaign". (more...)
This is CNN: Don Lemon accuses Trump of inciting 'civil war' This is CNN: Don Lemon accuses Trump of inciting 'civil war'
- August 23, 2017

The campaign rally was largely typical of much of Trump's off-the-cuff rhetoric in the past: He blamed the media for "giving a platform" to white nationalists for their coverage of the rally in Charlottesville on August 12 and took aim at Arizona's two Republican senators. (more...)
Kremlin aide upbeat after first meeting with U.S. envoy for Ukraine Kremlin aide upbeat after first meeting with U.S. envoy for Ukraine
- August 23, 2017

Department of State for Ukraine, BelTA has learned. The two officials will discuss the situation in Ukraine more than three years after the pro-Moscow government of Viktor Yanukovych was toppled and conflict broke out in the country's east between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. (more...)
Big Update On The Main Event Of WrestleMania 34 Big Update On The Main Event Of WrestleMania 34
- August 23, 2017

Roman Reigns , but when the match got changed to a four way, the Reigns vs. Lesnar singles match got pushed back until next year. Meltzer said that "everybody" hates Amore, and the cooling crowd response to him is bad news because his reactions had been saving him from really being punished by WWE officials for his behavior outside of the ring. (more...)
Nordson Corporation (NDSN) Updates Q4 Earnings Guidance
- August 23, 2017

About 48,398 shares traded. It has outperformed by 55.52% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $6.54B company. DSW Inc. Winch Advisory Services Llc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 40,475 shares. Voya Inv Limited Liability Company reported 240,122 shares. Nomura Asset holds 0% or 240 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Trump predicts United States will 'terminate' NAFTA Trump predicts United States will 'terminate' NAFTA
- August 23, 2017

During opening remarks at the start of the renegotiation talks, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said NAFTA "has fundamentally failed many Americans and needs major improvements", adding that Trump isn't interested in "a mere tweaking" of a few provisions and chapters. (more...)
Steve Bannon imposter tricks Breitbart editor into saying really weird stuff Steve Bannon imposter tricks Breitbart editor into saying really weird stuff
- August 23, 2017

The deceptive Bannon then emailed Marlow a link to a Breitbart post from Sunday based on a Daily Mail report that suggested Ivanka Trump used her influence to get Bannon banished from the White House. Since his ousting from the White House though, Bannon's Breitbart News has attacked P.O.T.USA for turning his back on his supporters, and has alluded that H.R. (more...)
Britain's paper on ending European Union court supremacy Britain's paper on ending European Union court supremacy
- August 23, 2017

The climbdown is likely to spark a serious backlash from pro-Brexit MPs within the Conservatives, who have accused the Prime Minister of abandoning her hardline stance on the European court. The Institute of Directors urged ministers to seek compromise over the future influence of the ECJ on Britain's laws and said any transitional period should allow for continued jurisdiction by either the ECJ or EFTA court. (more...)
Angola votes for new president Angola votes for new president
- August 23, 2017

Heavily reliant on oil production, Angola has since struggled because of the global fall in commodity prices and the opposition seeks to capitalize on what it says is growing discontent in the southern African nation's young population. They are the ruling MPLA and opposition UNITA, PRS, FNLA, APN and CASA-CE coalition. "You who are suffering, you who are in poverty, without electricity, without jobs or nothing to eat - change is now", Isaias Samakuva, the UNITA leader, told supporters on ... (more...)
Gorakhpur tragedy: Probe committee submits report, confusion prevails over FIRs Gorakhpur tragedy: Probe committee submits report, confusion prevails over FIRs
- August 23, 2017

As per the report, the decision came soon after state Chief Secretary Rajiv Kumar submitted an investigation report into the incident. The probe committee has also recommended action against many officials of the BRD Medical College, including its suspended principal Dr Rajeev Mishra, his wife Dr Poornima Shukla, Dr Satish, Dr Kafeel Khan and two others. (more...)
James Clapper Admits He's Terrified Trump Has Access to the Nuclear Codes James Clapper Admits He's Terrified Trump Has Access to the Nuclear Codes
- August 23, 2017

Mr. Clapper said the president's speech was "scary" and "disturbing". "Again, having some understanding of the levers that a president can exercise, I worry about, frankly, you know, the access to the nuclear codes", Clapper answered. "Maybe he is looking for a way out". "In a fit of pique or if he decides to do something about Kim Jong-un, there's actually very little to stop him", Clapper said. (more...)
Firefighters Eat Piglets Saved From Farm Fire Firefighters Eat Piglets Saved From Farm Fire
- August 23, 2017

Around 20 piglets were rescued after 60 tonnes of hay caught fire at a farm in Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire, in February. Perhaps the vegetarians did make a stink, because pictures of the grilled sausages once posted to the Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service's Facebook page have been removed. (more...)
Saudi-led airstrike kills 35 in Yemen's capital Saudi-led airstrike kills 35 in Yemen's capital
- August 23, 2017

It did not immediately make a direct reference to civilians or fighters. "There are nearly 13 wounded and the rest of the victims are still under the rubble", Hussein added. American officials have said they have tried to find ways to improve Saudi targeting. After a deadly air strike on a house earlier this month, the UN's Humanitarian Co-ordinator in Yemen Jamie McGoldrick said all parties to the conflict were continuing to "show a disregard for the protection of civilians and the ... (more...)

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