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Duke Energy announces possible rate increase Duke Energy announces possible rate increase
- August 26, 2017

Eaton Vance, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 73,794 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth owns 500 shares. It closed at $149.31 lastly. Synovus Financial Corp. Among 17 analysts covering Synovus Financial Corp. ( NYSE:NEE ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Proctor & Gamble had 56 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Crystal Palace vs Swansea Crystal Palace vs Swansea
- August 26, 2017

The goal is his second for the Welsh club following his first in midweek. De Boer confirmed: "Ruben has a groin injury and is out for this week". It was Swansea's first shot on target this season and soon led to jeers from the stands. Kelly almost made amends when he got above Mawson from a McArthur corner at the start of the second half, but Fabianski gathered on his goal-line. De Boer used his three substitutes by the 60-minute mark to try get Palace back in the game and Andros ... (more...)
Eight still missing after landslide hits Swiss valley Eight still missing after landslide hits Swiss valley
- August 26, 2017

Eight people are missing following a landslide in southeastern Switzerland, police have said. Scianguetta said the possibility of more rock falls and mudslides posing a danger to the rescue teams was a factor in the decision to suspend the search. (more...)
Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home
- August 26, 2017

The causes of death were not disclosed and the Westchester County medical examiner's office will conduct the autopsies. Details on the investigation in Pound Ridge , a town of less than 30 square miles with sprawling, multimillion-dollar homes for sale, remained scarce by early afternoon. (more...)
How to Celebrate National Dog Day How to Celebrate National Dog Day
- August 26, 2017

Even if you don't have a dog, thanks to the internet you're never far from an adorable four-legged friend. Our friends from BARK, the makers of BarkBox , did the digging for you and have picked out some paw-tastic gifts for your pupper that will he or she will be sure to love! For all the dog lovers out there, I hope you enjoy this awesome slideshow of the best thing that happened to this world. (more...)
White woman who beats up 'racist white lady' labelled hero White woman who beats up 'racist white lady' labelled hero
- August 26, 2017

Then, as the clip shows, Dagg takes off her shoes in the building's lobby while the teal-dressed woman taunts her. After the video went went viral, Dagg took to Twitter to give her side of the story. She also insisted that Dagg be charged and was screaming for the police to be called. Crotts has been issued a notice to appear before a judge Saturday. (more...)
5 dead as Guru's backers riot after rape verdict 5 dead as Guru's backers riot after rape verdict
- August 26, 2017

Reacting to Haryana's reported allegation that Punjab did not stop vehicles carrying Dera followers from reaching Panchkula, Amarinder said the Haryana government, at no point in time , approached the Punjab on this issue. Soon after the verdict, agitated followers of Ram Rahim carried out massive arson and violence in the city - located 11 km from Chandigarh. The guru's sect claims to have some 50 million followers and campaigns for vegetarianism and against drug addiction. (more...)
8 killed in United Kingdom motorway crash 8 killed in United Kingdom motorway crash
- August 26, 2017

The motorway was closed for several hours while police and emergency services cleared the scene, but reopened the carriageway shortly before 1pm. In a statement to The Independent , FedEx said: "We are aware of the tragic accident that occurred last night on the M1 motorway, junction 14 in the United Kingdom with a FedEx truck involved". (more...)
Curfew lifted in Punjab, Amarinder Singh says situation peaceful Curfew lifted in Punjab, Amarinder Singh says situation peaceful
- August 26, 2017

Several OB vans were also damaged by the attackers. "The situation is tense, but under control now", a senior official said on Saturday. Police fired in the air, lobbed tear gas and let loose water cannons on the protesters to quell the violence, which spread beyond Panchkula to many places in Haryana, Punjab and even Rajasthan. (more...)
Houston moving practices to Texas campus in advance of Hurricane Harvey Houston moving practices to Texas campus in advance of Hurricane Harvey
- August 26, 2017

As many as six million people are believed to be in the storm's path, as well as the heart of America's oil refining operations. As it moved over land, Harvey gradually lost some of its punch and by 6 a.m. Federal Government is on site and ready to respond. We will be keeping a very close eye on Harvey over the next several days, as there is a small possibility that some of its remnant moisture may find its way northward into the Great Lakes next week. (more...)
NC Red Cross volunteers heading to Texas to help after Harvey hits NC Red Cross volunteers heading to Texas to help after Harvey hits
- August 26, 2017

A Category 3 Hurricane packs winds 111 miles per hour or greater. Governor Edwards said this may be the first hurricane many people experience. Several counties were put under under mandatory evacuation orders, and residents not under orders to leave were urged to move inland. We are still a day out, so the exact track will be determined once it becomes a more organized storm. (more...)
Facebook DOWN again as social media users unable to log in Facebook DOWN again as social media users unable to log in
- August 26, 2017

The issues, which began around 2.15pm, appear to be affecting both mobile and desktop versions. Most users are experiencing issues logging in while 41 percent of users have reported a total blackout. While another added: "People coming to Twitter to complain about Instagram and Facebook being down". Facebook appears to be suffering a major technical problem. (more...)
Andy Flower believes World XI tour has a deeper meaning to it Andy Flower believes World XI tour has a deeper meaning to it
- August 26, 2017

In what is being hailed as a landmark tour, the 14-man visiting squad will be seen in a three-match T20 series - labeled as the Independence Cup - against Pakistan from September 12-15 at Lahore's Qaddafi Stadium. "Of course they are professionals who will be getting paid". Former Zimbabwe captain and ex-England coach Andy Flower will be the coach of the side, which will arrive in Lahore on 11 September after attending a two-day camp in Dubai. (more...)
Mueller seeking testimony from PR executives with Manafort ties Mueller seeking testimony from PR executives with Manafort ties
- August 26, 2017

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn played a role in a private effort to obtain Hillary Clinton's emails from Russian hackers, US media reported . Last month, Manafort's house in Virginia was raided by the FBI in a clear sign that his role in Trump's campaign would be central to Mueller's investigation. (more...)
North Korean Missile Photos Hint Progress; China Against New Sanctions North Korean Missile Photos Hint Progress; China Against New Sanctions
- August 26, 2017

They included a Namibia-based subsidiary of a Chinese company and a North Korean entity operating in Namibia. "I support strong sanctions against those enabling North Korea to advance its missile program, and I am pleased by the US Treasury's action today", Senator Joe Donnelly, Ranking Member of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance, said . (more...)
MLB Issues Suspensions, Fines Following Massive Yankees-Tigers Brawl
- August 26, 2017

On the Tigers side, Miguel Cabrera (who started the whole thing by fighting Austin Romine ) is suspended for seven games . It was the ninth career ejection for Cabrera and first since July 26, 2016 at Cleveland . Wilson and Tigers manager Brad Asumus were ejected. McCann stayed in the game , and it was well worth it, as he crushed a 433-foot home run in his next at-bat. (more...)
Five suspended, 12 fined for Yankees-Tigers brawls
- August 26, 2017

The clash began in the fifth inning when Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer hit Yankees star Gary Sanchez . Sanchez now faces a lengthy ban, as do a number of others, in a game that saw a total eight ejections and the benches clear three times. (more...)
Enforcement Directorate arrests meat exporter Moin Qureshi for alleged money laundering case Enforcement Directorate arrests meat exporter Moin Qureshi for alleged money laundering case
- August 26, 2017

Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested a meat exporter, Moin Qureshi, in connection with a money laundering case, media reports said. Qureshi has been questioned a couple of times by ED in the past after two FIRs were registered against him under the PMLA. (more...)
US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen, one service member missing US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen, one service member missing
- August 26, 2017

The reason behind the accident is unclear. The U.S. military has experienced a string of tragic and concerning crashes over the past couple of months, leading observers to speculate about the cause, suggesting everything from hacking to poor training. (more...)
Remains of three sailors from USS John McCain identified Remains of three sailors from USS John McCain identified
- August 26, 2017

Navy said. One of the missing sailors was identified by government officials as OH resident Jacob Drake. The Navy's 7th Fleet said Thursday the search and rescue mission in the surrounding waters for the missing sailors has been suspended as divers continue to search the ship. (more...)
Top economic advisor Gary Cohn disowns Trump response to Charlottesville rally Top economic advisor Gary Cohn disowns Trump response to Charlottesville rally
- August 26, 2017

The changes are meant to curb the onslaught of EOs we were blasted with just after Trump's inauguration, because all decision-making will basically be vetted by an entire team before it makes it to his desk. Lee, a Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War. She could have pointed to Trump's accomplishments, but he doesn't have any. The potential to land such a prominent position might have been a factor in his decision to stay, they say. (more...)
PM arrives for aerial survey of flood-ravaged districts in Bihar PM arrives for aerial survey of flood-ravaged districts in Bihar
- August 26, 2017

Earlier, Nitish Kumar had also conducted an aerial survey of the regions affected by the floods. Modi also announced payment of Rs 2 lakh each to the family of those killed and Rs 50,000 to injured in the floods from the Prime Minister?s Relief Fund. (more...)
Group flee after child damages museum's monk coffin taking a photo Group flee after child damages museum's monk coffin taking a photo
- August 26, 2017

When the sarcophagus was first discovered it contained a skeleton, which likely belonged to a senior monk. As a result, the fragile 800-year-old artifact suffered minor damage. The exhibit has been closed while the coffin is under fix, but is expected to open as soon as possible. Ann Holland , Southend-on-Sea's executive councillor for culture, said in a statement that the coffin, after restoration, will likely be displayed in a " completely enclosed " case going forward. (more...)
At full gallop: Pakistan's population has reached 207.7 million At full gallop: Pakistan's population has reached 207.7 million
- August 26, 2017

Pakistan's population has surged to 207.8 million, a 57 per cent spike since the last census in 1998, according to provisional census data released today. A total of 69.6m people were reported in rural areas and 40.389m in urban areas with annual growth rate of 1.81pc in rural and 2.74pc in urban centers. (more...)
Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund face obstacles in Champions League Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund face obstacles in Champions League
- August 26, 2017

GLASGOW , SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 19: A general view of the stadium prior to kickoff during the UEFA Champions League group C match between Celtic FC and VfL Borussia Moenchengladbach at Celtic Park on October 19, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (more...)
AFRICOM investigates allegations of civilian casualties in Somalia raid AFRICOM investigates allegations of civilian casualties in Somalia raid
- August 26, 2017

The U.S. Africa Command confirmed that U.S. forces were supporting the Somalia National Army while it conducted an operation in the area. Somalia's information ministry is now noting "civilian casualties" in a security operation after at first denying allegations that 10 people, including children, were killed. (more...)
Trump pardons ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio: White House Trump pardons ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio: White House
- August 26, 2017

Arpaio, who unapologetically ordered racial profiling of Latinos in the Phoenix area for years, was convicted of criminal contempt of court last year and faces six months in jail. "Within under five minutes, people were running - I mean running for cover", Najera says. "So, was Sheriff Joe convicted for doing his job? ". (more...)
China's Xi says willing to work on differences with S. Korea
- August 26, 2017

Seoul's ties with Beijing have been frustrated the past year over the deployment of the US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense antimissile system in the ROK. Wan's position is considered a vice premier-level position, though he might not necessarily have vice premier-level power. The Chinese national newspaper People's Daily just used one short sentence to report Wan's attendance. (more...)
White House says Trump shutdown threat if wall isn't funded is serious White House says Trump shutdown threat if wall isn't funded is serious
- August 26, 2017

He was at Trump Tower, standing uncomfortably behind the president, when Trump claimed there were "very fine people on both sides" at the Charlottesville rally. "The fearless men and women of our nation's military have given extraordinary sacrifices to this longest war in American history", she said. On Tuesday, Trump said, "If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall". (more...)
PM Narendra Modi Takes Stock Of Flood Situation In Bihar PM Narendra Modi Takes Stock Of Flood Situation In Bihar
- August 26, 2017

Bihar's flood fury continued with 39 more deaths reported even as authorities in deluge-ravaged Uttar Pradesh grappled to bring the situation under control. Over 24 lakhs people in over 3,000 villages are affected in 25 districts. In total, 156 people have died in this year's flood-related incidents in the state. (more...)