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Pro-Trump Senate Candidate Challenges Heller for 2018 Pro-Trump Senate Candidate Challenges Heller for 2018
- August 09, 2017

Tarkanian ― who has mounted several failed political campaigns, including for seats in the House and Senate ― announced his run on "Fox & Friends" and took the opportunity to slam Heller for coming out against President Donald Trump's agenda. (more...)
Government report contradicts President Trump on climate change
- August 09, 2017

The report's authors have been waiting for permission from the Trump administration to release it, and some of them say they're anxious the government will suppress the report . temperatures will be 2.8 degrees C warmer on a low emission scenario and 4.8 degrees C warmer on a high emissions scenario. It also says it's possible to connect some extreme weather events to climate change, a distinction climate scientists have traditionally avoided for singular events. (more...)
Clothing company yanks rainbow swastika T-shirt Clothing company yanks rainbow swastika T-shirt
- August 09, 2017

According to a video on its Facebook page , KA Design wants to "reclaim" the swastika by rendering it in bright colors alongside words like "peace", "love" and " zen ". After thousands of angry tweets and posts on Facebook , Teespring withdrew the clothes from sale. It also caught the attention of the Anti-Defamation League, which decried the shirts as "an offensive use of Nazi imagery". (more...)
Trump administration sides with OH on purging voter rolls Trump administration sides with OH on purging voter rolls
- August 09, 2017

It was not signed by any career attorneys in the Civil Rights Division, unlike last year's brief with the appeals court. "That conclusion is supported by the NVRA's text, context, and history", the brief continues, abbreviating the law. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has defended the practice , which has been used by Democratic and Republican Ohio officials for decades. "We fully condemn the Justice Department's latest move to obstruct voting rights in the U.S". (more...)
Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes in remote part of China's Sichuan province Quake of magnitude 6.5 strikes in remote part of China's Sichuan province
- August 09, 2017

Shallow earthquakes tend to cause more damage than deeper ones. A large quake struck a remote part of western China Tuesday night, in a mountainous region of Sichuan province, the U.S. More than 600 fire officers and soldiers have been deployed, the People's Daily newspaper said. A police official told state television that there had been some panic among the tourists when the quake hit . (more...)
North Korea considering strike on United States territory Guam
- August 09, 2017

North Korea's military announced Wednesday it is considering missile strikes near Guam, home to several USA strategic bombers, warning that it is ready to stage an all-out war if Washington launches a preventive war against it. According to the USA military's recent declaration, the United States has 806 deployed ICBMs, SLBMs (submarine-launched ballistic missile), and heavy bombers as well as 1,722 deployed nuclear warheads. (more...)
Woman Sentenced To Death After Letting Cousin, 10, Suffocate in Old Trunk Woman Sentenced To Death After Letting Cousin, 10, Suffocate in Old Trunk
- August 09, 2017

Deal suffocated and was found dead the following day as temperatures surpassed 100F degrees. In addition to first-degree murder, Allen was found guilty of child abuse , intentional or knowing child abuse and negligent child abuse . He has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse , and faces the death penalty as well. The defense claimed that her upbringing was a factor in her role in Ame's death. (more...)
Mysterious 'Autonomous' Van Actually Driven By Dude Disguised As A Seat Mysterious 'Autonomous' Van Actually Driven By Dude Disguised As A Seat
- August 09, 2017

Tuss tweeted, along with a video of the encounter. That is, until he realized he hadn't seen a driver inside. Tuss and the WRC photographer began to follow the van. Virginia Tech said the driver's seating area was configured to make the driver less visible within the vehicle, while still allowing him or her to safely monitor and respond to surroundings. (more...)
Mom's hilarious 'first day of school' photo goes viral Mom's hilarious 'first day of school' photo goes viral
- August 09, 2017

Willingham is a mail carrier who works most weekends but gets a few days off during the week. The kids - 11-year old Wrangler, a 6-grader; 7-year-old Emmy, a 2-grader; and 4-year-old Sykes, who's in pre-K4 - had been arguing with each other all summer, she said. (more...)
Airbnb Has Blocked the Accounts of Attendees of a Far-Right Rally Airbnb Has Blocked the Accounts of Attendees of a Far-Right Rally
- August 09, 2017

The rally's organizer, Jason Kessler , wants to host the rally at Emancipation Park, which was the original proposed location. The rally is expected to attract thousands of people, including demonstrators and counterprotestors. Just how many attendees all the online attention will pull, however, has been guesswork. A Charlottesville business organization says they support City Manager Jones' decision. (more...)
Turkey building 'security' wall on Iran border Turkey building 'security' wall on Iran border
- August 09, 2017

Erdogan's comments follow the appointment of three new leaders of Turkey's army, air force and navy last week - moves which analysts and officials said were at least partly aimed at preparing for any campaign against the YPG militia. The country fears that the Syrian Kurds will attempt to link its semi-autonomous regions in northern Syria, which Erdogan calls a "terror entity project" that threatens his country. (more...)
McDonald's Increases Its Estimate for New Locations in China McDonald's Increases Its Estimate for New Locations in China
- August 09, 2017

Ramping up a new era of growth and innovation, the partnership will operate and manage McDonald's businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong, leveraging combined expertise and strength to drive an expansion strategy. Zhang Yichen, chairman of the new McDonald's China unit, said: "The partnership [with Citic and Carlyle] will strengthen McDonald's China's entrepreneurial spirit, driven by ownership at the local level". (more...)
Cynthia Nixon Asked About Governor Run & She Doesn't Deny It! Cynthia Nixon Asked About Governor Run & She Doesn't Deny It!
- August 09, 2017

Broadway alum Cynthia Nixon now stars in the new film THE ONLY LIVING BOY IN NEW YORK . "I think there are a lot of people who would like me to run", she said when lightly pressed. She went on to criticize Cuomo's handling of public education, saying the gap between rich and poor schools has never been greater. Under Cuomo, the state has increased education aid by $6.1 billion or 31% since 2011, his state budget in January said. (more...)
Newlywed Couple Dies in Traffic Accident SW of Wichita Newlywed Couple Dies in Traffic Accident SW of Wichita
- August 09, 2017

Described as a lovely couple by Rebekah's mum Rachel, she explained how her daughter was selfless and always sought to help those in need. The two met while on separate Christian mission trips in South Africa in February. She said: "There was no doubt they were meant for each other". "They both loved the Lord - they wanted to be the hands and feet of Jesus". They were described as being devout in their faith and they hoped to go on more mission trips together in the future. (more...)
Drinking Moscow Mules from copper mugs could cause food poisoning Drinking Moscow Mules from copper mugs could cause food poisoning
- August 09, 2017

Symptoms of copper poisoning include abdominal pain, diarrhea , vomiting and jaundice, or a yellowing of the skin, according to the National Institutes of Health. Copper.org includes part of the legend that there was a third person involved, a woman with a stash of copper mugs she couldn't sell, and the drink came together with lime juice and their inspiration, made all the better because copper vessels help keep drinks cold. (more...)
Florida day care worker faces charges after boy found dead in van Florida day care worker faces charges after boy found dead in van
- August 09, 2017

If an autopsy confirms Myles died of heat, he would be the 32nd child to die in a hot vehicle this year across the United States and the fifth such fatality in Florida, according to NoHeatStroke.org . The boy, believed to be around three years old, was found after Orlando Police received a call about a child being left in a van outside Little Miracles Academy on Monday around 8.30pm. (more...)
PH statement on reported United States plan to airstrike ISIS in Mindanao
- August 09, 2017

Although Philippine-US security relations and counter terrorism efforts are robust, US assistance has been "limited to technical assistance, sharing of information and training", Lorenzana said. "Obviously, the USA would want to turn the Philippines into another Yemen, or worse, Iraq or Syria, to justify outright stationing of bases and troops in its war posturing against China", Agcaoili said as he accused the Philippine military of being "so pro-American that they would not mind turning ... (more...)
Barcelona reportedly to use Neymar fee to sign English star Barcelona reportedly to use Neymar fee to sign English star
- August 09, 2017

Though of little comfort to City supporters who expected Alves to rejoin Pep Guardiola in Manchester, the reasons Alves gives for choosing Paris make sense. Okocha said: " Messi and Ronaldo have dominated world football for a decade and, given the nature of football, at a certain point the baton will have to pass to someone else ". (more...)
Rare pink dolphin spotted in Louisiana waterway Rare pink dolphin spotted in Louisiana waterway
- August 09, 2017

Pinky was reportedly first seen in 2007 as a pink dolphin calf, who onlookers noticed was swimming with its normal-colored mother in the Calcasieu Ship Channel. Take a look at the video below for more information on this unusual dolphin sighting. Amazon River Dolphins , also known as pink dolphins, live in the rivers of South America. (more...)
Elysee palace to issue 'transparency charter' on role of French president's wife Elysee palace to issue 'transparency charter' on role of French president's wife
- August 09, 2017

More than 150.000 people have signed the online petition in which they refuse to grant the First Lady status to President Emmanuel Macron's wife, writes AFP. In an attempt to curtail the controversy, the 39-year-old head of state has abandoned his plan to introduce legislation to create a formal office of the first lady in France. (more...)