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Zinke won't eliminate any national monuments — APNewsBreak Zinke won't eliminate any national monuments — APNewsBreak
- August 24, 2017

Zinke also did not mention whether or not areas of the monuments would be opened up to oil and gas drilling, mining, logging and other industries, which President Trump has advocated for. "If President Trump takes any action to erase national monument acreage, he will trigger a court battle that will drag on for years". On August 4, the Secretary issued his first recommendation on an Arizona National Park and the Grand Canyon Parashant was taken off the list. (more...)
New ISIS Video Shows American Child Member For The First Time New ISIS Video Shows American Child Member For The First Time
- August 24, 2017

A portion of the video focuses on Yousef's life in Raqqa, including his playdates with another boy whom he identifies as his 7-year-old best friend. "My message to Trump, the puppet of the Jews: Allah promised us victory, promised you defeat", he said, as he stood in the ruins of the Raqqa. (more...)
Tensions Between US, North Korea Slowly Easing Tensions Between US, North Korea Slowly Easing
- August 24, 2017

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a regular briefing that China opposes unilateral sanctions and "the long-arm jurisdiction taken" by the US against Chinese entities and individuals. I respect that fact very much. While the heated rhetoric has since subsided, analysts say Pyongyang continues to irk the Trump administration and its allies with subversive moves created to ratchet up tensions in the region. (more...)
Dutchman arrested after threat to Rotterdam concert Dutchman arrested after threat to Rotterdam concert
- August 24, 2017

The 22-year-old man was arrested during police raids in the southern province of Brabant early on Thursday and was being questioned about the Rotterdam attack threat, the police said. Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb told a news conference it was also not clear whether the threat tip and the detection of the van were connected. In his first public comment about the events in Rotterdam , National Counterterror Coordinator Dick Schoof said in a tweet: "Police action alert, appropriate for ... (more...)
Handwara killing; Protests going on in Tarathpor Handwara killing; Protests going on in Tarathpor
- August 24, 2017

An encounter breaks out between security forces and terrorists in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir . This angered many yesterday (August 23) in the town of Handwara. A Srinagar-based army spokesperson was unreachable for comments on Thursday morning. They said Shahid had left home on Monday at around 5pm but did not return. (more...)
Donald Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress won't fund Mexico border wall Donald Trump threatens government shutdown if Congress won't fund Mexico border wall
- August 24, 2017

Senate and Republicans controlled the House of Representatives. Lawmakers will have no shortage of work upon their return from August recess, as deadlines to keep the government funded and raise the debt ceiling are quickly approaching. (more...)
8 missing after landslide in Switzerland 8 missing after landslide in Switzerland
- August 24, 2017

About 100 people were evacuated, some airlifted out by helicopters. This story is developing. Six of them are already officially declared missing by their relatives. That alarm was set off when Wednesday's landslide barrelled down the mountain at 9:30am, police said, sparking an immediate deployment of emergency services. (more...)
Sharp rise in European Union citizen departures after Brexit vote Sharp rise in European Union citizen departures after Brexit vote
- August 24, 2017

The figure was 33,000 higher than the previous year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Thursday. Nicola White, head of worldwide migration statistics, said:"We have seen a fall in net migration driven by an increase in emigration, mainly for European Union citizens and in particular EU8 citizens, and a decrease in immigration across all groups". (more...)
House Speaker Ryan says United States government shutdown unnecessary House Speaker Ryan says United States government shutdown unnecessary
- August 24, 2017

I can't help but believe as the President himself has said that as the country becomes more prosperous, as our streets become safer, we are going to enjoy greater unity in this country. That appropriation has languished in the Senate, where Mitch McConnell lacks the votes to overcome a Democratic filibuster (a problem that a government shutdown is highly unlikely to solve). (more...)
Netanyahu Complains to Putin over Iran Netanyahu Complains to Putin over Iran "Threat"
- August 24, 2017

But at the United Nations, Russian U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told reporters the de-escalation zones established in Syria, of which Iran is guarantor alongside Turkey and Russia, are "real progress on the way to end that tragic war". I told Putin, when we see them transferring weapons to Hezbollah, we will hurt them. Iran also refuted the reports that its military had conducted independent operations in Syria. (more...)
U.S. mulls supplying lethal arms to Ukraine - Mattis U.S. mulls supplying lethal arms to Ukraine - Mattis
- August 24, 2017

Kiev wants the U.S.to supply lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine - a move that the previous administration under Barack Obama shied away from. He said Washington has recently approved delivery of military equipment worth $175 million (148 million euros) to Ukraine that would boost its defence capacities. (more...)
Floods kill nearly 1000 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods kill nearly 1000 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh
- August 24, 2017

Annual monsoon rains have triggered landslides and caused homes to collapse, and with many more people dying due to drowning, the death toll stands at 578. Areas of Nepal and India are also affected by the flooding which is said to be the worst humanitarian crisis to hit the area for many years. Flood continues to wreak havoc in 18 districts of Bihar with almost 1.27 crore people bearing the brunt of nature's fury even as the death toll crossed 300 mark. (more...)
Police investigating Denver high school after cheerleaders allegedly 'forced' into splits Police investigating Denver high school after cheerleaders allegedly 'forced' into splits
- August 24, 2017

A young student at East High School is shown crying out in pain, asking Williams to "please, stop". The school district released a statement to KUSA concerning the investigation, writing that "In order to conduct a fair and thorough investigation, we have placed East Principal Andy Mendelsberg, East Assistant Principal Lisa Porter, East Cheer Coach Ozell Williams, East Assistant Cheer Coach Mariah Cladis and DPS Deputy General Counsel Michael Hickman on leave". (more...)
More Voters Trust Media Over Trump
- August 24, 2017

Trump and the GOP's challenge is to make it clear they reject the hate groups, Graham said. But it came before the President defended his comments at a Phoenix campaign rally Tuesday night during which he blamed the media for misreporting words that were "perfect", then attacked them anew-CNN, the New York Times , ABC , the Washington Post-to a cheering crowd. (more...)
Kafiyat Express derailment: Government Railway Police files FIR against dumper's driver, contractor Kafiyat Express derailment: Government Railway Police files FIR against dumper's driver, contractor
- August 24, 2017

In the current year, the accidents decreased from 29 to 15 during April-June in comparison to the corresponding period of 2016, an improvement of 48.3%, the official said. For this objective Indian Railways has created a fund named "Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh" (RRSK), according to a report in the Economic Times . They also could not tell what the dumper driver was doing next to the railway track which is part of the busy DelhiHowrah rail route. (more...)
After Donald Trump's warning, Pakistan says it wants peace in Afghanistan
- August 24, 2017

It bears mentioning that Pakistan was expecting a hardline stance of USA under Trump's chair but Monday's presser of tycoon-turned-president appeared to be a charge sheet against Pakistan, that lost over 40,000 lives in war against terrorism. (more...)
India emerging as important regional strategic partner India emerging as important regional strategic partner
- August 24, 2017

Tillerson said: "I think too often we try to distill these challenges down to where it's just the USA and some other country, and only between the two of us can we solve it". Other US officials threatened to cut Pakistan's aid over the matter. It also said Trump's strategy will likely fail as US military action hasn't brought peace to Afghanistan in 16 years and probably won't "in the future". (more...)
Mommy-to-be Esha Deol all set for the baby shower ceremony Mommy-to-be Esha Deol all set for the baby shower ceremony
- August 24, 2017

The 35-year-old actress, just like any to-be-mommy, had a lovely baby shower filled with love and blessings. As the actress was getting ready for her baby shower, she took to her Instagram account and posted a picture of herself, captioning it as, ?Getting ready for the Godh bharai ceremony! The Yuva actress did not leave any stone unturned in making the day special and was seen wearing a gorgeous bridal outfit by ace designer Neeta Lulla. (more...)
Kerala High Court acquits Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in graft case Kerala High Court acquits Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in graft case
- August 24, 2017

The Kerala High Court yesterday discharged Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and two others from criminal charges levelled against them in the SNC Lavalin corruption case. Referring to the judge's remark that he had received some anonymous letters when the case had been reserved for judgement, Vijayan said the court itself had pointed out that some people had political interest in this case. (more...)
United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady
- August 24, 2017

Kynikos Associates Lp who had been investing in Raytheon Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $51.76B market cap company. About shares traded. Bankhaus Lampe maintained MLP AG (ETR:MLP) on Friday, January 29 with "Hold" rating. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with "Buy" on Wednesday, July 22. (more...)
Sea search suspended for sailors from USS McCain Sea search suspended for sailors from USS McCain
- August 24, 2017

It will include training and an expert assessment of each ship. "After more than 80 hours of multinational search efforts, the U.S. Navy suspended search and rescue efforts for missing USS John S. He said the crew responded quickly after the collision, righted the ship and prevented an even bigger disaster. The admiral did not rule out some kind of outside interference or a cyber-attack being behind the latest collision, but said he did not want to prejudge the inquiry. (more...)
The Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stake Decreased by Bristlecone Advisors LLC
- August 24, 2017

Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. (NYSE:ZOES) traded at an unexpectedly low level on 08/21/2017 when the stock experienced a 1.75% gain to a closing price of $12.77. Its down 0.01, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. 15 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. The active investment managers in our partner's database now have: 313.68 million shares, up from 308.97 million shares in 2016Q3. (more...)
France's Macron sees progress on posted workers' issue, sees agreement in October France's Macron sees progress on posted workers' issue, sees agreement in October
- August 24, 2017

The French president was also meeting the Czech and Slovak premiers, Bohuslav Sobotka and Robert Fico, on Wednesday in Salzburg, before travelling on to Romania and Bulgaria. "But I have to be honest, the Europe of the Schengen area is not working well and, of course, we can't be happy about it", Emmanuel Macron said. "The idea is for France to be on Greece's side to help this recovery", said an adviser to Macron. (more...)
Trump's ties to Russia: Congressional investigators find email seeking meeting with Putin Trump's ties to Russia: Congressional investigators find email seeking meeting with Putin
- August 24, 2017

Rick Dearborn , who is now Trump's deputy chief of staff, sent information to campaign officials past year pertaining to the effort, which had not been previously reported . Russian operatives reportedly targeted Carter Page , a former foreign-policy adviser for the campaign, as a potential opening to Trump's inner circle. (more...)
Charlie Alliston, cyclist killer of Kim Briggs, faces two years in jail Charlie Alliston, cyclist killer of Kim Briggs, faces two years in jail
- August 24, 2017

Briggs said his campaign for a change in the law was not "witch-hunt against cyclists", adding that he had lived in London for 27 years and cycled himself. During the groundbreaking trial, in which Alliston became the first cyclist to face manslaughter charges, the court had heard it was illegal to ride without a front brake, as he had been doing, although "fixies" can also be stopped using the pedals. (more...)
Milwaukee teenager arrested for allegedly punching teacher Milwaukee teenager arrested for allegedly punching teacher
- August 24, 2017

The incident was captured on cell phone video. The incident happened around 10 a.m. Tuesday inside South Division High School. "But the teacher didn't put his hands on him", one parent who is shocked about the altercation said. A Milwaukee Public School spokesman said he couldn't comment but said they were cooperating with the police investigation. Police said the student was arrested at school. (more...)
McCain: Mattis' Ukraine Visit Opportunity to Provide Lethal Assistance McCain: Mattis' Ukraine Visit Opportunity to Provide Lethal Assistance
- August 24, 2017

Mattis said the United States would continue to pressure Moscow to live up to its commitments under the 2014 Minsk agreement , saying Russian Federation had "put its reputation on the line" when it signed up to the deal, never fully implemented. (more...)
New mother 'decapitated' in freak accident in hospital elevator New mother 'decapitated' in freak accident in hospital elevator
- August 24, 2017

Hospital employees say if not for that, the baby would have been on her mother's chest when it happened, and would nearly certainly have been killed as well. Today it has been Rocio, but tomorrow it could be another person". 'What a cruel death she's suffered'. I'm a total wreck'. They chose to try another elevator, and as they were moving her out and with the doors open, it started going up. (more...)
India's top court suspends controversial Muslim divorce law India's top court suspends controversial Muslim divorce law
- August 24, 2017

They also said that it was "manifestly arbitrary" to allow only men to 'break down marriage whimsically and capriciously'. Justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Fali Nariman gave separate judgments against the validity of instant talaq . "The judgement of honourable Supreme Court has ended the practice of triple talaq , which was being misused to violate the fundamental rights of Muslim women". (more...)
Pakistan using India as excuse to pursue Afghan policy Pakistan using India as excuse to pursue Afghan policy
- August 24, 2017

Earlier, the Chinese Foreign Ministry had defended its ally Pakistan after President Donald Trump's new policy statement on Afghanistan and south Asia. "(On) President Trump's remarks on Pakistan, I should say that Pakistan is at the frontline of fighting terrorism, has made sacrifices in fighting terrorism, making an important contribution to upholding peace and stability", said China's foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying. (more...)

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