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Donald Trump criticises China after North Korea conducts missile test
- August 02, 2017

In a message on Twitter, he said: "Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet". President Moon Jae-In, elected just a few months ago, has already announced his support for a Sunshine Policy that would mean remediation and talks with North Korean leaders. (more...)
MTV's 'Siesta Key' premiere party canceled after show, star receive backlash MTV's 'Siesta Key' premiere party canceled after show, star receive backlash
- August 02, 2017

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ . police in the FL town where " Siesta Key " is shot were contacted by some of the cast members about online threats, some deadly in nature. Check your facts before you go posting on my page. Following the controversy, the show's premiere party was canceled. The names of the men were not immediately released by investigators. (more...)
Gen. Kelly Can Bring Military Order to Trump Administration Gen. Kelly Can Bring Military Order to Trump Administration
- August 02, 2017

Kellyanne Conway , whose official title is counselor to the president, declined on Sunday to say whether she and all of the White House staff would report directly to newly-installed Chief of Staff John Kelly after a shakeup in the White House last week that included Reince Priebus' ouster . (more...)
South Carolina Company Halts Nuclear Project South Carolina Company Halts Nuclear Project
- August 02, 2017

Toshiba says that Westinghouse has racked up a debt of $9.8 billion . The reactors were expected to be the gems of SCANA's corporate portfolio, but the incomplete power stations could now become expensive holes in the ground that customers with its subsidiary, SCE&G, may have to pay for. (more...)
South Pasadena Father Expected to Plead Guilty to Son's Murder South Pasadena Father Expected to Plead Guilty to Son's Murder
- August 02, 2017

According to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune , Andressian told investigators in June that he "harmed" the child and "left him" in Santa Barbara County. The California dad was found a day after the child was reported missing in Arroyo Seco Park. There was no sign of his son. Authorities later revealed that his auto was doused in gasoline. (more...)
Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings turn Pro12 into Pro14: New format revealed Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings turn Pro12 into Pro14: New format revealed
- August 02, 2017

Take Leinster, for example, this season they will play 10 home games, one less than they would have played in a regular PRO12 season. However, the South African teams aren't allowed (yet) to qualify for the European Champions Cup (a Uefa Champions League for rugby of sorts). (more...)
HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Hold Rating for ASOS plc (LON:ASC) HSBC Holdings plc Reaffirms Hold Rating for ASOS plc (LON:ASC)
- August 02, 2017

Therefore 69% are positive. Piper Jaffray downgraded Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) on Tuesday, July 11 to "Hold" rating. On Monday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, March 2 by Citigroup. Numis Securities has "Hold" rating and GBX 276 target. The correct version of this story can be accessed at ... (more...)
Christopher Wray confirmed as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director Christopher Wray confirmed as new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
- August 02, 2017

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned Tuesday against any possibly attempt to derail Mr. Wray's nomination. During his confirmation hearing last month before the Senate Judiciary Committee - which approved him unanimously for the post - Wray stressed his independence from the White House and underscored that he believes the intelligence community's determination that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential race, even though Trump has at times cast doubt on that ... (more...)
Murder Suspect Still on the Loose in Mendota Heights Killing Murder Suspect Still on the Loose in Mendota Heights Killing
- August 02, 2017

He was last seen Saturday in the Stillwater area, authorities said. Police were called after he allegedly robbed a woman with a gun at her Delaware Avenue home. Earlier Monday, charges were filed in connection with Saturday's homicide in Mendota Heights. Police radio communications captured by MNPoliceClips.com reveal the State Patrol coordinating the arrest with the U.S. (more...)
Putin's Retaliation Against US Could End Up Hurting Russians Putin's Retaliation Against US Could End Up Hurting Russians
- August 02, 2017

Moscow is also still fuming over former President Obama's decision in December to oust 35 diplomats and seize two Russian diplomatic compounds in Maryland and Long Island because of the Kremlin's involvement in the election. "But at the same time, as we make our intentions clear, we expect Russian behavior to change", Pence said. The diplomatic personnel reductions are the harshest such move since 1986, when Moscow and Washington expelled dozens of diplomats. (more...)
'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict' 'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict'
- August 02, 2017

It said Trump "reaffirmed our ironclad commitment" to defend Japan and South Korea from any attack, "using the full range of United States capabilities". "We're making significant progress on that, working with both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue", said William Evanina, National Counterintelligence Executive, referring to the White House and Congress. (more...)
Outer Banks business owners sue construction company for massive outage Outer Banks business owners sue construction company for massive outage
- August 02, 2017

They were asked to curtail the use of air conditioning. Tourism generates about $1 billion annually in Dare County, and about a quarter to 28 percent of that comes from Hatteras Island where tourists are temporarily prohibited, said county spokeswoman Dorothy Hester. (more...)
Rauner's veto strips millions for Chicago schools from education funding bill Rauner's veto strips millions for Chicago schools from education funding bill
- August 02, 2017

It returns to the Legislature, where a three-fifths majority is needed in each chamber to overrule Rauner. There's wide agreement the current calculation is unfair, but Republicans and Democrats disagree over how to change it. Rauner also removed $250 million that the nation's third-largest district received as a block grant. Senate President John Cullerton , a Democrat, has bristled at the governor's characterization of the bill as a CPS "bailout", accusing Rauner of pitting the rest of ... (more...)
China to not compromise on sovereignty: President Xi China to not compromise on sovereignty: President Xi
- August 02, 2017

Since coming to power in 2012, the president has trumpeted building a stronger, combat-ready army, while leading efforts to centralise the ruling Communist Party's control over the PLA, the world's largest standing military. Chang said the whole Chinese nation would oppose any form of secession by anyone at any time. The military will not be an aggressor, but will remain a strong defender of the regional and worldwide peace and order achieved after World War II. (more...)
"America First Does Not Mean America Alone" — Pence in Georgia
- August 02, 2017

The participation of 30 or so Armenian servicemen in the drills highlights Armenia's desire to complement its military alliance with Russian Federation with closer security ties with the West. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has strongly pledged America's commitment to protecting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies against attacks, including the Baltic states, which have anxiously watched a growing Russian military presence in the region. (more...)
Kenyan election IT head found dead Kenyan election IT head found dead
- August 02, 2017

Msando was to oversee the use of biometric voter technology. He was the number two in the commission's IT department. Msando was manager of technology operations for Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, the IEBC, and had in-depth knowledge of the technology being used in the August 8 elections. (more...)
No consensus reached among opposition on joint candidate for PM election No consensus reached among opposition on joint candidate for PM election
- August 02, 2017

The opposition parties, which are divided over bringing the Awami Muslim League (AML) chief as a candidate for the prime ministership, have called a meeting today (Monday) to bring a consensus opposition candidate against the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi . (more...)
DHS allowed to bypass environmental regulations for faster border wall build DHS allowed to bypass environmental regulations for faster border wall build
- August 02, 2017

The stretch starts at the Pacific Ocean and extends eastward. The House of Representatives approved a United States dollars 68 billion increase in military spending for the 2018 fiscal year, USD 1.6 billion of which will be used to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall along the U.S. (more...)
Amazon sees HBO's Confederate, raises it one Black America Amazon sees HBO's Confederate, raises it one Black America
- August 02, 2017

That show - helmed by Game of Thrones creators/showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss - imagines an America where the South successfully seceded and slavery remains legal. HBO responded to the controversy in a statement Sunday, saying "the project is now in its infancy so we hope that people will reserve judgment until there is something to see". (more...)
LPG cylinder price rise is 'cruel and anti-people', says Opposition LPG cylinder price rise is 'cruel and anti-people', says Opposition
- August 02, 2017

The increase in LPG prices has raised burden on common people amid the ongoing inflation. Today's hike in the LPG price is third since the May 30 order of the oil ministry to raise rates by Rs 4 per cylinder every month. The central government is funding about 40% of the Rs12,940 crore cost of laying a 2,500 km gas pipeline extending through Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha and West Bengal. (more...)