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West Virginia governor to announce he's switching parties
- August 04, 2017

Trump is scheduled to speak at 7:05 p.m. ET. We're going to have a very big announcement which will be very exciting, I think, for the media and everyone else. Trump's approval rating in West Virginia is now at 60 percent, which is the highest in the entire nation. The other Democrat in the state, Sen. (more...)
Stephen McGown released by Al Qaeda - DIRCO Stephen McGown released by Al Qaeda - DIRCO
- August 04, 2017

One of his fellow travelers, John Gustafsson from Sweden, was released by Al-Qaeda in June, while a Dutch national, Sjaak Rijke, was freed back in 2015 during a raid by French special forces. The South African government would like to convey its deepest gratitude to all role players such as the government of Mali , NGOs and individuals for their efforts that eventually secured McGown's release, Dube said. (more...)
Scope of HBO Hack Widens — Shades of Sony Scope of HBO Hack Widens — Shades of Sony
- August 04, 2017

But that's not all. Because of the size of the hack and the apparent breach of multiple HBO systems, the company now fears it, like Sony, will be subject to embarrassing and revealing internal communications and other documents not meant for public consumption being leaked online. (more...)
Four Florida Schools Ranked In Football Preseason Coaches Poll Four Florida Schools Ranked In Football Preseason Coaches Poll
- August 04, 2017

The Mountaineers, who finished last season at 10-3 and a berth in the Russell Athletic Bowl, were ranked 20th in the preseason poll released Thursday afternoon. BYU also received votes ahead of the opener against LSU. Other SEC teams in the poll are No. 13 Auburn, No. 15 Georgia, No. 16 Florida, No. 24 Tennessee. (more...)
States Sue EPA for Delaying Clean Air Rules States Sue EPA for Delaying Clean Air Rules
- August 04, 2017

According to EPA, the 2015 updated smog standards will improve public health protection, particularly for at-risk groups, including children, older adults, people of all ages who have lung diseases such as asthma, and people who are active outdoors, especially outdoor workers. (more...)
Virginia man arrested for allegedly holding woman, children captive Virginia man arrested for allegedly holding woman, children captive
- August 04, 2017

On arrival at the house, Moore came to the door, but according to the police, he was reluctant to let the officers inside the home. A neighbor told NBC 4 that the last time she saw the woman and her two children was when they moved into the house, which she believed was prior to summer previous year. (more...)
Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to voice The Lion King's Scar Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to voice The Lion King's Scar
- August 04, 2017

Donald Glover joined the project as Simba back in February , alongside James Earl Jones , who will reprise his role as Mufasa , as the studio likely realised pretty quickly no other human could deliver, "Remember who you are", with quite the same oomph. (more...)
Amarnath Yatra attack mastermind Abu Ismail dethrones Abu Dujana as LeT commander Amarnath Yatra attack mastermind Abu Ismail dethrones Abu Dujana as LeT commander
- August 04, 2017

He was injured in firing allegedly by security forces when the local people tried to reach the encounter site. However, Dujana remains defiant and says that he had left his family back in Gilgit-Baltistan. The senior police officer said "there was no reason to hand over the body of somebody to locals who did not belong to the Kashmir Valley". Both Khan and Lt Gen Sandhu said Dujana was now mostly indulging in "ayyashi" (debauchery) more than anything else. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg hires former Hillary Clinton pollster Mark Zuckerberg hires former Hillary Clinton pollster
- August 04, 2017

Indeed, Zuckerberg's nationwide tour in July was viewed by many as him testing the waters for a possible presidential campaign, with comments about climate change and criticism of Trump adding fuel to the rumors Zuckerberg could run for office in 2020. (more...)
Trump Wants to Fire the Commander of Troops in Afghanistan Trump Wants to Fire the Commander of Troops in Afghanistan
- August 04, 2017

To underscore his view that the veterans who fought in the war may be better positioned to advise him on an Afghanistan strategy, Trump compared the policy review process to the renovation of a famed NY restaurant in the 1980s, officials said. (more...)
BJP says remove NOTA, Election Commission says it's effective since 2014
- August 04, 2017

The Secretary of Gujarat Assembly, DM Patel, has read out the Election Commission decision in Rajya Sabha today, saying: "As per the directions issued by the Election Commission of India in 2013, NOTA option will be printed on the ballot paper". (more...)
It Looks Like HR McMaster Is Cleaning House at the NSA It Looks Like HR McMaster Is Cleaning House at the NSA
- August 04, 2017

On Monday, newly minted White House Chief of Staff John Kelly dismissed brand new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci . A White House official released a statement Wednesday about Cohen-Watnick's departure, confirming that the decision was made by McMaster. (more...)
Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border
- August 04, 2017

This victory follows a series of wins for Lebanon as it continues to get rid of Islamic extremists along their border with Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Kurdish official Nawaf Khalil said the blast occurred Wednesday. (more...)
Never met Ayesha Gulalai, says Amir Muqam Never met Ayesha Gulalai, says Amir Muqam
- August 04, 2017

Imran Khan said he was shocked when he heard about the sudden onslaught of Gulalai. The former PTI election candidate said the woman lawmaker had also complained to the party chief about the denial of the chance to speak during the "Yom-i-Tashakur" public meeting in Islamabad as well as corruption of some party people. (more...)
US Senate Passes Legislation To Fund The Veterans Choice Program US Senate Passes Legislation To Fund The Veterans Choice Program
- August 03, 2017

I am pleased the Senate passed bipartisan legislation I helped introduce that would help thousands of student veterans harmed by ITT Tech's sudden closure a year ago and would strengthen GI Bill benefits for members of the National Guard and Reserves. (more...)
Northwestern University professor, Oxford employee wanted in murder of man in Chicago Northwestern University professor, Oxford employee wanted in murder of man in Chicago
- August 03, 2017

Chicago Police suspect them of repeatedly stabbing Trenton Cornell-Duranleau in Lathem's apartment on July 27. Officers say the victim, who was from Chicago , was found with multiple stab wounds in the apartment near the city centre. Warren is a senior treasury assistant at Oxford's Somerville College , according the university's directory. On Monday, Mischelle Duranleau, Cornell-Duranleau's adoptive mother, posted an obituary for her son on Facebook . (more...)
'Three Musketeers' guilty of terror plot 'Three Musketeers' guilty of terror plot
- August 03, 2017

Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain and Mohibur Rahman were convicted after the jury deliberated for 22 hours. Ali, 29, Hussain, 25 and Rahman, 33, named themselves after the soldiers of fortune as they collected a small arsenal including a half-made pipe bomb and a meat cleaver with the word " Kafir " etched into the blade. (more...)
Mexican president denies calling Trump to praise border work
- August 03, 2017

In a statement to the Telegraph newspaper, Peña Nieto's office said the Mexican president "has not recently communicated with President Donald Trump by phone" and last spoke to him at the G20 summit in July. Mexico would normally be pleased about any drop in deportations and Central American illegal immigration, but would probably be unlikely to call it "the ultimate compliment" to the United States. (more...)
Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China
- August 03, 2017

The Security Council has already imposed six rounds of progressively tougher sanctions against North Korea , and the United States is discussing a new sanctions resolution with China . But tensions bubbled up last month at a U.S. "We believe the North Korea nuclear issue and China-U.S. trade are two issues in completely different fields", Qian Keming, the vice minister of commerce, said on Monday. (more...)
Japan hopes new North Korea sanctions proposal ready in days Japan hopes new North Korea sanctions proposal ready in days
- August 03, 2017

A pro-North Korean newspaper based in Japan claimed Wednesday that South Korea's leader has not understood Pyongyang's upgraded strategic status following the North's latest long-range missile tests. "We will handle North Korea". The North has for decades demanded the United States sign a peace treaty with Pyongyang and withdraw its troops from the South. (more...)