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University of IL bans 'war chant' from sporting events University of IL bans 'war chant' from sporting events
- August 28, 2017

Protests against the mascot dated back to at least 1988, although the school's Board of Trustees initially resisted removing Illiniwek. The song was often played by the Marching Illini before the Illini defended third down of the football games, and as the basketball team took the court for pregame warmups. (more...)
Fargo Police: Body of Savanna Greywind Found Fargo Police: Body of Savanna Greywind Found
- August 28, 2017

Police said her family has been notified. Her body will be taken to the Ramsay County Examiner. Police have been searching for Savanna Greywind since she disappeared August 19. They are expected to be charged this week. "The interviews were cooperative up to that point", Todd said last week. The suspects indicated to police that the infant was Greywind's, but would not answer questions about Greywind's whereabouts. (more...)
Ryan warns Trump not to shut down government over border security funding Ryan warns Trump not to shut down government over border security funding
- August 28, 2017

President Trump has attacked Flake on Twitter and tweeted praise about Flake's primary opponent, Kelli Ward. Blowing up the GOP's attempts to hush Trump's government shutdown threats , Kellyanne Conway said Trump will not back down on the wall, even if he has apparently abandoned his campaign promises of making Mexico foot the bill. (more...)
Macron critique sèchement la Pologne, qui lui répond — Travailleurs détachés Macron critique sèchement la Pologne, qui lui répond — Travailleurs détachés
- August 28, 2017

Selon le Président français, les Polonais méritaient mieux que leurs dirigeants, qui tournent selon lui leur dos aux valeurs européennes et isolent leur pays. Ces travailleurs détachés , qui étaient 286 000 en France en 2015, sont principalement employés dans les secteurs du bâtiment et de l'agriculture. (more...)
Treasury sanctions Russians, Chinese for aiding N. Korea missile program Treasury sanctions Russians, Chinese for aiding N. Korea missile program
- August 28, 2017

China and Russian Federation have called on the U.S.to suspend annual military exercises with South Korea in exchange for Pyongyang halting its missile and nuclear tests as a first step toward direct talks. The Treasury Department says the penalties are meant to further isolate North Korea for its nuclear and missile tests. Federal prosecutors in the U.S. (more...)
How Hoosiers can help the people impacted by Harvey How Hoosiers can help the people impacted by Harvey
- August 28, 2017

The Red Cross has 20 shelters open in Texas and is housing thousands of people who have been displaced by flooding, and has deployed trailers packed with relief supplies to support them. Four people with the American Red Cross in Savannah recently left to help and many more are on the way later this week. The Red Cross honors donor intent. (more...)
Dera violence in Delhi: 10 arrested for arson Dera violence in Delhi: 10 arrested for arson
- August 28, 2017

On Friday night, the Army carried out a flag march in the area. Earlier, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) B.S. Sandhu said that the bodyguards of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who misbehaved with the police personnel while taking the self styled god man to jail in the police vehicle, were arrested. (more...)
Reports of people climbing into attics to avoid Harvey flooding, officials say Reports of people climbing into attics to avoid Harvey flooding, officials say
- August 28, 2017

Gary Norman, a spokesman for the Houston emergency operations center, says the woman appeared to have gotten out of her vehicle in high water. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency alert for the area around William P Hobby Airport, and the airport said on Twitter that the arrivals section was flooded. (more...)
Chicago Bears Wide Receiver Cameron Meredith Likely Done for Year Chicago Bears Wide Receiver Cameron Meredith Likely Done for Year
- August 28, 2017

Meredith, 24, sustained the injury when he was tackled low by Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien after a 16-yard reception. Last year, Chicago placed him on injured reserve after he fractured his fibula in the same leg on October 2nd. National Football League veterans Kendall Wright and Victor Cruz could make a meaningful impact, but there just isn't any firepower among the lower ranks. (more...)
North Korea fires 3 short-range missiles; US says tests failed
- August 28, 2017

Dave Benham says the two missiles flew about 250 kilometers (155 miles). South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified projectiles to the sea in what appears to be the latest weapons tests for the country that has been rapidly expanding its nuclear weapons and missile program. (more...)
Bodies of All 10 Sailors Recovered from USS McCain Bodies of All 10 Sailors Recovered from USS McCain
- August 28, 2017

Divers have recovered the bodies of all 10 sailors missing after a U.S. Navy destroyer collided with a tanker off the coast of Singapore last week, the Navy said Sunday. McCain's collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters on August 20 was the second crash involving a Navy ship in the Pacific in two months. (more...)
Trump expected to lift ban on military gear to local police forces Trump expected to lift ban on military gear to local police forces
- August 28, 2017

A representative for the Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Police departments will also be able to buy military gear from "other sources" through grant programs that Sessions will apparently restore. "We've seen how militarized gear can sometimes give people a feeling like they're an occupying force", Mr. Obama said in announcing that he was placing curbs on the program. (more...)
Hampshire Man Charged With Attempted Murder Hampshire Man Charged With Attempted Murder
- August 28, 2017

He is thought to be the father of at least two of the children. The children - two girls, aged seven and eight, and two boys, aged nine months and 21 months - are in hospital with serious injuries, although police say their injuries were not consistent with a road accident. (more...)
Trump blames GOP leaders for debt ceiling 'mess' Trump blames GOP leaders for debt ceiling 'mess'
- August 28, 2017

Trump has tweeted numerous times about Harvey since the storm hit the Texas Gulf Coast late Friday. The idea was floated in July but never gained steam in Congress . With his plan running into political quicksand, Trump needs to generate public pressure on reluctant lawmakers to support him. By the start of the new fiscal year on October 1, Congress must also either pass a budget (unlikely) or a temporary spending measure to keep the government operating into the new fiscal year. (more...)
Coast Guard rescues 12 from offshore supply ship near Port Mansfield Coast Guard rescues 12 from offshore supply ship near Port Mansfield
- August 28, 2017

Five Coast Guard helicopters are conducting rescues in the Houston area. White was working at sea when his hat fell into the water, Barney said. His boat revved off with his life jacket inside, and the running motor made it unsafe for him to climb back on. (more...)
Two Mistakes to Avoid on Trump Polling Two Mistakes to Avoid on Trump Polling
- August 28, 2017

Trump initially failed to explicitly condemn white supremacists for their role in the rally and the bloodshed, and said there were egregious displays of bigotry "on many sides ". But 55 percent of the voters disapprove of the way the media covers Trump, compared with 40 percent who back the media's approach. About 39 percent think he is more corrupt than Richard Nixon and about 48 percent want to see him impeached. (more...)
USA says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch USA says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch
- August 28, 2017

Three short-range ballistic missiles has been fired by North Korea from its Kangwon province. All US and Russian ballistic missiles are solid-fuel models. South Korea's presidential office says North Korea has likely tested its 300-millimeter artillery rocket system in the latest launch detected off its eastern coast. (more...)
US Says N.Korea Fired Three 'Short-Range' Ballistic Missiles US Says N.Korea Fired Three 'Short-Range' Ballistic Missiles
- August 28, 2017

He said the first and third missiles failed in flight, while the second missile appeared to have blown up nearly immediately. The command maintained its assessment on the third missile, saying that it appears to have blown up immediately after launch. (more...)
Will the Giants and Diamondbacks reach total? MLB Predictions 8/27/17 Will the Giants and Diamondbacks reach total? MLB Predictions 8/27/17
- August 28, 2017

He gave the bullpen a much-needed rest and showed that he has returned to form after having a slow start to the season. Pollock homered off Madison Bumgarner in the second inning and Martinez broke a 1-1 tie with his homer in the fourth to help Walker (7-7) halt a four-game losing streak. (more...)
North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea of Japan North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea of Japan
- August 28, 2017

The JCS says the South Korea and US militaries were analyzing the launch. The region where the missiles were launched, Kittaeryong, is a known military test site frequently used by the North for short-range missile drills, said Kim Dong-yub, a military expert at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies in Seoul . (more...)
Despite political hurdles, Trump defiant on Mexico wall Despite political hurdles, Trump defiant on Mexico wall
- August 28, 2017

Kelli Ward. Without mentioning Flake's name, the president criticized Arizona's junior senator during Tuesday's rally as "weak on borders, weak on crime". He wouldn't speculate on whether the president would veto a measure without it. If the two issues are combined, that would compound the economic consequences of a stand-off. (more...)
North Korea missile launch fails North Korea missile launch fails
- August 28, 2017

PACOM's first news release cited initial assessments indicating that the first and third missiles failed in flight while the second appeared to have blown up nearly immediately. "This is the most tense I've ever seen [it]", a North Korean official told Ripley. In this March 6, 2017, photo distributed by the North Korean government, leader Kim Jong Un , center, smiles at an observation post to watch the launching of Scud missiles in Tongchang-ri in North Pyongan Province, North Korea . (more...)
Katy, Texas next destination for Missouri Task Force One Katy, Texas next destination for Missouri Task Force One
- August 28, 2017

By Thursday, they got word from Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters to start packing up trucks just in case they are needed in Texas to help with the response to the now-Category 3 hurricane . The firefighters come from agencies that include the Denver Fire Department, North Metro Fire Rescue, South Metro Fire Rescue, Aurora Fire Rescue, Poudre Fire Authority, Castle Rock Fire Department, Greeley Fire and more. (more...)
'Victory': Thousands protest far right in San Francisco 'Victory': Thousands protest far right in San Francisco
- August 28, 2017

The protesters showed up to Alamo Square Park on Saturday despite the cancellation of a rally and press conference by the right-wing Patriot Prayer group after officials walled off the area. The protests come a day after thousands turned out to demonstrate against a far-right rally in San Francisco that was twice re-located and then canceled before it began. (more...)
Top Stock Picks for the Day: Callon Petroleum Company (CPE), AmerisourceBergen Corporation
- August 28, 2017

Carlo Cannell held 262,646 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $4.04 million, down from 557,453 at the end of the previous reported quarter. About 1.48M shares traded. Voloridge Investment Management Llc increased Westrock Co stake by 159,911 shares to 196,163 valued at $9.96M in 2016Q4. (more...)
Israel procures 17 more F-35 fighter jets Israel procures 17 more F-35 fighter jets
- August 28, 2017

The Israeli security cabinet approved the purchase of the 17 jets in 2016. The initial order of 33 F-35 jets is expected to be completely delivered by 2021. "This is a significant decrease in price compared to the airplanes that the State of Israel has purchased until now", Lavi said. The Ministry said that due to the lower price, Israel Defence Forces (IDF) will consider buying more planes, expanding the fleet from two squadrons, as now planned, to three squadrons. (more...)
South Korea joint military exercises provocative South Korea joint military exercises provocative
- August 28, 2017

The North responded by threatening to fire missiles towards the U.S. Pacific island territory of Guam. The debate at the United Nations began when the US envoy said President Donald Trump's top priority was to protect the United States and its allies against the "growing threat" from North Korea. (more...)
Counter-protesters march in San Francisco Counter-protesters march in San Francisco
- August 28, 2017

In a message to the media Saturday she said she might be forced to cancel if she is not provided police protection. Patriot Prayer founder Joey Gibson said he cancelled the rally so that no innocent people would get hurt, but he blamed the left wing for the cancellation and accused counterdemonstrators of dogging the group all day so that they could not meet anywhere in or around the city. (more...)
Greenville loses to Mexico, settles for 4th in LLWS Greenville loses to Mexico, settles for 4th in LLWS
- August 28, 2017

Japan will play Sunday against the victor of the USA championship, between Greenville, North Carolina , and Lufkin, Texas . Tokyo Kitasuna, the club representing Japan this year, has won the championship three times before, most recently in 2015 when it was guided by Junnji Hidaka, who also is this season's manager. (more...)
Korea baits US, South by firing missiles
- August 28, 2017

Xi made the remarks in a congratulatory message sent to Moon on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of China-South Korea diplomatic relations, Xinhua said . Asked whether he and Trump had been too quick to imagine that Kim might be ready to show restraint, Tillerson said: "I don't know that we are wrong". (more...)