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White Nationalist Spencer To Defy Ban, Speak at UF White Nationalist Spencer To Defy Ban, Speak at UF
- August 31, 2017

Folt made her decision public in a letter to the campus community on Wednesday afternoon. That's despite the fact that the university denied a request for Spencer to speak at the Gainesville campus earlier this month, citing "serious concerns for campus safety". (more...)
Iraqi PM announces Tal Afar, Nineveh 'fully liberated' from IS Iraqi PM announces Tal Afar, Nineveh 'fully liberated' from IS
- August 31, 2017

The operations in Tal Afar were among 31 strikes the coalition carried out in Iraq and Syria against Daesh terrorists on Wednesday, according to the release . They had come under pressure from top commanders to finish the offensive before the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid, which begins on Thursday evening. (more...)
The Caleres (CAL) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
- August 31, 2017

Zacks Investment Research lowered Caleres from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Thursday, May 25th. BidaskClub raised shares of Caleres from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 14th. Susquehanna Bancshares lifted shares of Caleres from a "neutral" recommendation to a "positive" recommendation and fixed a $31.00 price target for The corporation in a study note on early Tue, May 30th. (more...)
North Korea: Missile Launch Was a 'Prelude' to a Guam Attack
- August 31, 2017

North Korean warned on Wednesday that the latest test was a "warning" for the U.S. and a " meaningful prelude to containing Guam ", while its leader Kim Jong-un called for more missile launches into the area. North Korea had threatened earlier this month to launch missiles over Japan toward Guam, which prompted warnings of retaliation from U.S. military officials. (more...)
Benazir Bhutto assassination: Verdict likely on Thursday Benazir Bhutto assassination: Verdict likely on Thursday
- August 31, 2017

During Wednesday's hearing, FIA Public Prosecutor Chaudhry Azhar also said that PPP leader Babar Awan was in Bhutto's backup vehicle, which was under the control of party leader Farhatullah Babar and added that when the investigation was handed over to the FIA, the vehicle was recovered from Zardari House in Islamabad . (more...)
The Latest Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Insider Trading Activity The Latest Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) Insider Trading Activity
- August 31, 2017

Imperial Capital maintained Southwest Airlines Co ( NYSE : LUV ) on Friday, January 27 with "Outperform" rating. The stock has advanced 43.55% to a low over the previous 12 months and showed declining move -19.63% to a high over the same period. (more...)
410000 more pilgrims attended Hajj this year 410000 more pilgrims attended Hajj this year
- August 31, 2017

I came away with a brand new friendship with God that I never had before. The shrine is the point towards which Muslims around the world pray. But Eni is nearly oblivious to the hubbub that surrounds her as she studies her Koran in the oppressive heat, pearls of sweat beading her face. (more...)
Great River Rescue collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey animal victims Great River Rescue collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey animal victims
- August 31, 2017

Be sure to click "Continue Reading" to vote. "People love their animals". The Kentucky Humane Society plans to send staff members to Houston to help the animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey. In addition to animals being rescued, fire ants are adapting to the floodwaters by forming into "clumps". He added that firefighters were continuing to work with pet owners in need of help. (more...)
Chinese tourist faces court over botched surgery at Sydney beauty salon Chinese tourist faces court over botched surgery at Sydney beauty salon
- August 31, 2017

Paramedics treated the woman before rushing her to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Detectives have now charged a 33-year-old woman with reckless grievous bodily harm and using poison so as to endanger life. The customer is reportedly still in hospital as of Thursday morning. The court heard Shao had only been in the country for five days on a tourist visa and was due to fly home to China on Thursday. (more...)
Where were you when Princess Diana passed away? Where were you when Princess Diana passed away?
- August 31, 2017

Hours later Mrs Simmonds joined millions of stunned viewers as Princess Diana's coffin, draped in the royal standard, was carried across the tarmac at RAF Northolt in front of Prince Charles and then Prime Minister Tony Blair. Maisie Oxby, six, said: 'I gave the flowers to Prince Harry , he put the flowers in the middle at the gate, I felt so excited I was shaking'. At that time, United Kingdom residents paid their last respects to her as national hero. (more...)
R14m deposited in student's account ends up being bad luck R14m deposited in student's account ends up being bad luck
- August 31, 2017

Mani made headlines when she allegedly went on a spending spree after the equivalent of $1m was paid into her IntelliCard account in June, which is run by the company Intellimali. Michael Ansell‚ CEO of Intellimali, the company which administers NSFAS payments to WSU students, said they paid her in error, and would investigating her for fraud. (more...)
How Brexit will damage the UK's relations with Japan
- August 31, 2017

US President Donald Trump also said "all options" are on the table regarding North Korea, ratcheting up his war of words against the Asian nation. North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday. (more...)
Mumbai Rains: Body of Dr Deepak Amrapurkar found at seashore in Worli Mumbai Rains: Body of Dr Deepak Amrapurkar found at seashore in Worli
- August 31, 2017

The manhole ends at Worli and opens into the sea, where Amarapurkar's body was found on Thursday morning. Officals said he was identified by his imported wrist-watch. The area was under waist-deep water when he told the driver to drop him near the bridge, said officials at the N M Joshi police station, where relatives of Dr Amrapurkar have registered a missing person's complaint. (more...)
Harvey's remnants could bring heavy rain to region Harvey's remnants could bring heavy rain to region
- August 31, 2017

Thursday afternoon and evening we should realize weak instability with strong low level shear and low LCL heights. Tonight: Showers early then cloudy with lows in the lower 70s. The sky will be cloudy with some rain likely at times; temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s during the game. Parts of Louisiana have already recorded more than a foot of rain. (more...)
Trump may incite 'violence against the media' - UN chief Trump may incite 'violence against the media' - UN chief
- August 31, 2017

Zeid encouraged the Government to follow up on the recommendations made in the report and to use its findings as guidelines to seek truth and justice for the victims of human rights violations and abuses. He said he didn't initially respond because there was already a "cacophony of noise" in the United States. On Aug. 7, he sent a tweet that called multiple media outlets "fake news". (more...)
LIers show support for program protecting 'dreamers' LIers show support for program protecting 'dreamers'
- August 31, 2017

Those immigrants, who call themselves Dreamers, live in the United States "through no decision of their own" and should not be stripped of their work permits, driver's licenses and financial and personal security, Menendez said yesterday. (more...)
Family Members Found Dead In Van After Harvey Floodwaters Recede Family Members Found Dead In Van After Harvey Floodwaters Recede
- August 31, 2017

Clinging to a tree branch with the bayou currents rushing around him, Sammy Saldivar watched helplessly as the van carrying his parents and four great-nieces and great-nephews bobbed in the water. The bodies have not yet been recovered. "The water took 'em, the water took 'em, they went into a ditch". "If you find a body please call 911 and report it, secure it as best as you can, if you feel comfortable with it", he said. (more...)
Building collapses in India, killing at least 7; 25 trapped Building collapses in India, killing at least 7; 25 trapped
- August 31, 2017

It was the latest deadly housing collapse to strike Mumbai - shining a spotlight on poor construction standards - and came after heavy rains and inundations in the city killed 10 people. There was a nursing home, named Sitap Nursing Home, on the ground floor of the building which is owned by a man Sunil Shitap, who is a local Shiv Sena leader. (more...)
Mueller reportedly teams up with Schneiderman in Manafort probe Mueller reportedly teams up with Schneiderman in Manafort probe
- August 31, 2017

As the report noted, the president is not able to pardon state charges, so if Manafort ends up facing charges in NY, there is nothing Trump could do to stop it. The report comes one day after CNN reported that Mueller had subpoenaed Manafort's spokesperson and former attorneys. Manafort's son-in-law Jeffrey Yohai has been sued at least twice in the a year ago for defrauding investors, including Dustin Hoffman, in a real estate scheme that Manafort's daughter referred to (in documents ... (more...)
Three dead as five-storeyed building collapses, several fear trapped Three dead as five-storeyed building collapses, several fear trapped
- August 31, 2017

At least 11 people have died and 24 others have been rescued after a building collapse in Mumbai . The old and dilapidated Arsiwala building that collpased is located in a busy market place on Maulana Shaukat Ali Road. The recent downpour in the city is suspected to have played a role in the building collapse. Building was undergoing some fix work. The developers planned to convert the commercial structure into a residential complex. (more...)
Building collapses in India's Mumbai; nine dead, some trapped Building collapses in India's Mumbai; nine dead, some trapped
- August 31, 2017

The building, named Husaini building, is located at the Bohari Mahal and falls under the jurisdiction of the J.J. Marg Police Station. The civic officials feared that as many as 40 people are trapped under the rubble. At least ten persons were killed and 15 injured when the residential building caved in. - Building collapses are commonplace in India , especially during the monsoon season. (more...)
70000 to be evacuated after massive WWII bomb found in Germany's Frankfurt 70000 to be evacuated after massive WWII bomb found in Germany's Frankfurt
- August 31, 2017

The bomb would be defused following evacuation on Sunday, the press release said, noting that there was no danger at present and the bomb site had been cordoned off by police. Last year, the discovery of another two- ton British bomb had led to the evacuation of 54,000 residents in the city of Augsburg on Christmas. That was the biggest evacuation in Germany since the war's end, DW reports. (more...)
Thousands More Rohingya Flee to Border as Myanmar Violence Flares Thousands More Rohingya Flee to Border as Myanmar Violence Flares
- August 31, 2017

One coast guard official who asked not to be named said the migrants were travelling on "rickety inland fishing boats" unsuitable for the choppy seas around Bangladesh. Bangladesh is already home to an estimated 400,000 Rohingya, a mainly Muslim stateless minority. Most live in squalid and increasingly overcrowded camps in the coastal area of Cox's Bazar, and Dhaka has made clear it does not want more to come in. (more...)
Trump says Harvey response 'going well' as millions brace for historic flooding Trump says Harvey response 'going well' as millions brace for historic flooding
- August 31, 2017

President Donald Trump with Finland's president, Sauli Niinisto, at the White House on Monday. This isn't the first time Republicans have suggested cutting fundamental services: per The Washington Post , the Trump administration also considered funding cuts to the Coast Guard in order to pay for the wall. (more...)
Tamil Nadu opposition to seek President's intervention for floor test in assembly Tamil Nadu opposition to seek President's intervention for floor test in assembly
- August 31, 2017

Chennai: Amid demands that the Edappadi government should face a floor test , VCK leader Thol Thirumavalavan on Wednesday claimed that governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao has taken the stand that he can not intervene as the law does not permit such action in what clearly is an internal conflict in the AIADMK . (more...)
NSW MP Involved In Extortion Attempt After Ordering Hotel Massage NSW MP Involved In Extortion Attempt After Ordering Hotel Massage
- August 31, 2017

Then, according to the New York Post, Mr Ward headed to the hotel lobby - purportedly to get the money - and got help from reception which called police. The men reportedly fled and an investigation has been launched. "I went straight to the front desk and said "call police, call security". "I was terrified. (more...)
RI center seeks blood donations for Hurricane Harvey relief RI center seeks blood donations for Hurricane Harvey relief
- August 31, 2017

Otto urged all eligible donors, particularly platelet donors, O-negative whole blood donors and AB plasma donors, to make an appointment sooner rather than later. There are often more drivers on the road over the Labor Day Weekend, meaning more accidents, and therefore an increased need for blood. A major problem blood centers in Southeast Texas are facing is transporting blood to hospitals. (more...)
Food drive underway for victims of Hurricane Harvey Food drive underway for victims of Hurricane Harvey
- August 31, 2017

Since numerous thousands of displaced people are in shelters, the food is non-perishable, easy-to-hold items such as tins of meat, or other pop-top foodstuffs, as well as hardy fruit such as bananas and apples. Second Harvest staff has seen first hand in South Georgia during January storms and tornadoes how much water and other basic supplies can help displaced families. (more...)
Few Americans Have Favorable Opinion of Trump's Conduct
- August 31, 2017

On the issue of his conduct, GOP voters also appear to be taking growing exception with some of Trump's more controversial actions. Collectively, only a paltry 16 percent of the 1,893 adults surveyed said that they approved of the way he has handled himself in the Oval Office. (more...)
Britain eyes copying of European Union trade deals after Brexit Britain eyes copying of European Union trade deals after Brexit
- August 31, 2017

But the trip was overshadowed by a row over whether a new US-UK trade deal would oblige Britain to allow the import of food products such as chlorine-washed chicken, something Fox said the media seemed "obsessed" by. She then moved on to Kyoto, Japan's ancient capital, where she held unofficial talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over dinner. Theresa May is thought likely to try and lobby other European leaders in an effort to loosen the strict two phase process that is blocking ... (more...)