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Emmanuel Macron Spends More Money On Makeup Than Kim Kardashian Emmanuel Macron Spends More Money On Makeup Than Kim Kardashian
- August 26, 2017

During his meeting with Radev, the two presidents also discussed security issues, with Macron saying that France stood ready to assist Bulgaria as it embarks on projects to modernise its armed forces. The Guardian reports that Hollande was caught 'forking out €30,000 for makeup, topped off with a monthly €9,895 bill for a personal barber to cut and dry his thinning hair'. (more...)
Man detained outside Buckingham Palace after attack on police Man detained outside Buckingham Palace after attack on police
- August 26, 2017

Police responded Friday night to an area outside Buckingham Palace due to an alleged assault. Two police suffered minor injuries while trying to detain the man, authorities said. Police would only confirm that the man had a knife. The attack happened just one hour after a man was shot in the centre of Brussels after attacking two soldiers with a "machete" . (more...)
Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas's Latest Voter ID Law Federal Judge Strikes Down Texas's Latest Voter ID Law
- August 25, 2017

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement calling the ruling " outrageous ", and promising to appeal. Further, as Buzzfeed's Chris Geidner notes , under Attorney General Jeff Sessions the Department of Justice has "reversed the position it held during the Obama administration beginning in February, when it stopped backing the challengers to the [Texas] voter ID law". (more...)
Sears releases list of Kmart store closings Sears releases list of Kmart store closings
- August 25, 2017

They are the Kmart on Tilghman Street in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, near Allentown, and the store on Moreland Road in Willow Grove, Montgomery County. Excluding one-time charges, the retailer lost $1.16 a share. Screen grab of Google map showing the location of the Kmart store in Bellflower. The company said at the time that it expects the agreement to "significantly expand the reach of the Kenmore brand". (more...)
Benches clear twice, 6 ejections in Tigers-Yankees game Benches clear twice, 6 ejections in Tigers-Yankees game
- August 25, 2017

The Yankees had 14 hits, four by Ronald Torreyes , and also received home runs from Didi Gregorius and Chase Headley . New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was activated from the 10-day disabled list to start Tuesday's series opener against the Detroit Tigers , the team announced. (more...)
Longmont weather: High of 86 with a chance of afternoon storms Longmont weather: High of 86 with a chance of afternoon storms
- August 25, 2017

Temperatures are predicted to reach the mid 80s during the day Wednesday and fall to overnight lows in the mid 60s. Calm wind becoming east around 5 miles per hour. After Wednesday , high temperates are expected to be in the upper-70s for the next week, with nighttime lows in the 50s. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. (more...)
Russian ambassador to Sudan dies in Khartoum Russian ambassador to Sudan dies in Khartoum
- August 25, 2017

Russia's RIA Novosti state news agency reported the veteran diplomat's death, citing the foreign ministry in Moscow. Agence France-Presse, in a dispatch from Khartoum , the Sudanese capital, quoted the Sudan police as saying he was found in the residence's swimming pool. (more...)
Metro Detroit Man Among Sailors Missing At Sea After Navy Warship Collision Metro Detroit Man Among Sailors Missing At Sea After Navy Warship Collision
- August 25, 2017

The commander of the 7th Fleet , Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin , a three-star admiral, has been dismissed in the wake of the collision . Swift said four were immediately flown by Singapore navy helicopters to a Singapore hospital, and the fifth was hospitalized when the ship reached Singapore. (more...)
No Jackpot But Smaller Powerball Kansas Prizes No Jackpot But Smaller Powerball Kansas Prizes
- August 25, 2017

This is the fourth time a Powerball jackpot winning ticket has been sold in MA. That total includes one $2 million victor and four $1 million winners, one of whom bought their winning ticket at the Lancaster County supermarket. Bolduc noted that the company intends to donate that money to local charities . "We're making sure she and her family have the resources they need to make the best decisions for them". (more...)
Harvey is expected to restrengthen in southern Gulf Harvey is expected to restrengthen in southern Gulf
- August 24, 2017

Since Harvey will likely slow down and meander around the coast late into the week/early weekend, this will draw in copious amounts of moisture into southern Texas and Louisiana-leading to an increased flooding threat. But the several forecast models are showing the potential extreme flooding and rainfall areas. Regardless of development, very heavy rain and flooding is possible over portions of the Florida peninsula during the next few days. (more...)
USA issues Travel Warning for parts of Mexico USA issues Travel Warning for parts of Mexico
- August 24, 2017

The State Department is particularly concerned about the possibility of Americans being caught in the crossfire between rival criminal organizations, even in relatively safe areas such as beach resorts in Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya , and Tulum . (more...)
Trump adviser Kushner in Cairo for talks on Mideast peace Trump adviser Kushner in Cairo for talks on Mideast peace
- August 24, 2017

Mohammed bin Salman also discussed ways to combat terrorist financing with Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, as well as U.S. negotiator Jason Greenblatt and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell, SPA said. Abbas expressed frustration with the USA on Sunday, saying he has met with the American representatives 20 times since Trump took office in January but still had no clear vision of what type of peace plan they had in mind. (more...)
What would you do with $700 million lottery jackpot? What would you do with $700 million lottery jackpot?
- August 24, 2017

In Pennsylvania, Powerball tickets will remain on sale until 9:59 p.m. on drawing nights on Wednesday and Saturdays. You can buy tickets for $2 online at IllinoisLottery.com or at 8,000 retailers statewide. Select 5 numbers between 1-69 and choose one Powerball from 1-26. State taxes vary, so the amount winners will pay in depend on where they play. (more...)
Chelsea Takes Conservative Site to Task for Ripping Barron Chelsea Takes Conservative Site to Task for Ripping Barron
- August 23, 2017

Barron Trump , 11, was accused by an entertainment reporter for the Daily Caller of not "dressing like he's in the White House". Springer wrote that since Barron doesn't have any responsibilities as the president's son, he could at least dress the part when he's in public. (more...)
Almost 10 percent of Americans think it's OK to be a neo-Nazi Almost 10 percent of Americans think it's OK to be a neo-Nazi
- August 23, 2017

A majority of independent voters, 55 percent, disapprove of how Trump reacted to the white nationalist rally where one young woman was killed and multiple others injured after a vehicle rammed into a crowd of counter-protesters. Disapproval of his response spikes to 66 percent in this group, and 53 percent say he's been equating neo-Nazis and white supremacists with their opponents. (more...)
South Korea Military Drills Begin, Threatening North Korea South Korea Military Drills Begin, Threatening North Korea
- August 23, 2017

North Korea's military statement said it would launch an unspecified "merciless retaliation and unsparing punishment" on the United States over the Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills that began Monday for an 11-day run. "Talking with North Korea is not a concession; it is the only way to reach an agreement to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula and to reinforce that our military strength is there only to deter aggression and to defend against attack", Markey told a news conference. (more...)
Major flash flood flooding in KC Major flash flood flooding in KC
- August 23, 2017

Several water rescues have been conducted by the Kansas City Fire Department, Riverside Fire Department and Overland Park Fire Department. The Kansas City Fire Department has received over 130 water-related calls so far, and calls are continuing to come in, Kansas City Fire Department Chief James Garrett said Tuesday morning. (more...)
Humid Afternoon, Cold Front on the Way; Tornado Watch Issued in Vermont Humid Afternoon, Cold Front on the Way; Tornado Watch Issued in Vermont
- August 23, 2017

Three rounds of heavy rain brought flash flooding to portions of eastern Kansas and western Missouri late Monday into early Tuesday. The high gusts are being created by an area of low pressure in Canada that is creating widespread strong winds, however thunderstorm winds will be more localized and could gust to even higher levels. (more...)
No service at Bank as employees go on strike No service at Bank as employees go on strike
- August 23, 2017

Operations at private lenders like ICICI Bank , HDFC Bank , Axis Bank and Kotak Mahindra Bank are expected to be normal except for delays in cheque clearances, the report said. But since service at branches will be affected, crowds are likely at ATMs. Sanjay Manjrekar, General Secretary, Syndicate Bank Officers Association, said instead of hauling the large loan defaulters over the coals, the common depositor is being unfairly penalised by banks in the form of cuts in deposit rates ... (more...)
BJP landslide in Mira Bhayander Municipal elections; Shiv Sena, Congress routed BJP landslide in Mira Bhayander Municipal elections; Shiv Sena, Congress routed
- August 22, 2017

Mumbai: Continuing its victory run in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday swept the polls to the Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation in the Mumbai metropolitan region. The Shiv Sena was way behind at second position with 22 seats. The election has, however, proven to be a major setback for the Nationalist Congress Party, Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and Hitendra Thakur's Bahujan Vikas Aaghadi, as each failed to even open their account in the MBMC. (more...)