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John Oliver Tears into Trump's Awful, Predictable Charlottesville Response

John Oliver Tears into Trump's Awful, Predictable Charlottesville Response In a prepared statement Saturday afternoon, Trump denounced violence on "all sides" in addressing the incidents in Charlottesville , which left one dead and more than a dozen injured after a white supremacist allegedly drove a vehicle through a crowd of counter-protesters. [Full Article...]

China vows to adhere strictly to United Nations sanctions on North Korea

China vows to adhere strictly to United Nations sanctions on North Korea North Korea vowed Monday to bolster its nuclear arsenal and gain revenge of a "thousand-fold" against the United States in response to tough U.N. sanctions imposed following its recent intercontinental ballistic missile tests. The North Korean response was typically robust, threatening to teach the USA "a severe lesson" if it sought to punish the North for its nuclear ambitions. [Full Article...]

What About August 21? A Limited-Time Eclipse Opportunity

What About August 21? A Limited-Time Eclipse Opportunity Using a fixed aperture of f/8 to f/16, try shutter speeds between 1/1000 to 1/4 second to find the optimal setting, which you can then use to take images during the partial stages of the eclipse. If you start seeing or feeling things in your eye you never have before, they might be damaged. Read and follow any instructions printed on or packaged with the filter. [Full Article...]

Guam posts 'in case of emergency' fact sheet after North Korea threat

Guam posts 'in case of emergency' fact sheet after North Korea threat The president warned that if North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "does something in Guam, it will be an event the likes of which nobody has seen before - what will happen in North Korea ". Even before the latest spike in tensions, South Korea was seeking to enhance its missile-defense capabilities in the face of the unprecedented pace of North Korean missile tests. [Full Article...]

SUV carrying grill blows up when woman lights cigarette

SUV carrying grill blows up when woman lights cigarette The passenger in the front seat lit a cigarette, police said, and that's when the explosion happened. The auto traveled off the road and crashed into a pole, police said. Both the woman and her husband were burned and their sports utility vehicle was severely damaged. Photos of the SUV after the incident show the vehicle's roof partially blown off. [Full Article...]

Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat

Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat North Korea has lashed back at the US following President Donald Trump's latest warnings. China is the North's key trading partner and, although neither trusts the other very much, its biggest political buffer against pressure from Washington and its allies. [Full Article...]

China Imposes Ban on Imports From North Korea, Yields to Trump's Calls

China Imposes Ban on Imports From North Korea, Yields to Trump's Calls As the crisis involving North Korea has unfolded, Trump has alternated praising China for its help and chiding it for not ratcheting up pressure on its Asian neighbor. CNN also reported that Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping about the expected executive action in a phone call on Friday. "I am very disappointed in China", he said on July 29 on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Breaking down Trump's North Korea tweet

Breaking down Trump's North Korea tweet He pointed out that Trump's fiery rhetoric - which is notably different from the "strategic patience" approach of former President Barack Obama - has a lot of power and his willingness to be so bold as to talk about nuclear escalation using terms like " fire and fury " or say America's weapons are "locked and loaded" is part of the reason he was elected by the American people. [Full Article...]

Farms 'turned into fortresses' amid rural crime rise

Farms 'turned into fortresses' amid rural crime rise Tim Price, Rural Affairs Specialist at NFU Mutual added: "Surrey and Hampshire have been counties that have been about in the middle of our sort of table of worst effected counties for a few years". According to insurer NFU Mutual, there was a slight drop in the cost of rural crime across the United Kingdom last year to just under £40m - but early statistics appear to show a spike in the fir... [Full Article...]

Brothers Stabbed, 1 Dies, in Fight Over Parking Spot in Brooklyn: Cops

Brothers Stabbed, 1 Dies, in Fight Over Parking Spot in Brooklyn: Cops CBs2 was told that the homeowner, whose driveway was blocked, was irate and trying to figure out who the vehicle belonged to when the car's owner finally returned and that's when witnesses say the altercation began. Volunteers from the Misaskim organization have been on the scene for hours, and have volunteers placed at the hospital as well - working closely with the NYPD as well as the NYC Medic... [Full Article...]

Brokerages Set Summit Midstream Partners, LP (SMLP) Target Price at $28.50

Brokerages Set Summit Midstream Partners, LP (SMLP) Target Price at $28.50 Ent accumulated 955 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Summit Midstream Partners , LP has a 12-month low of $19.95 and a 12-month high of $26.50. (NASDAQ: MMLP ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. Antero Midstream Partners reported sales of $136.81 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 44.9%. [Full Article...]

Cleveland State To Host Eclipse Viewing Party For Faculty, Staff And Students

Cleveland State To Host Eclipse Viewing Party For Faculty, Staff And Students With Aug. 21 scheduled as the first day of school for many Utah districts, the Salt Lake Tribune reports that many schools plan to hold solar eclipse viewing parties so students can participate in the momentous event. Elementary students can be checked out after 11 a.m. and they will still be counted present for the day, and middle and high school students can be checked out after 11:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

UN Sanctions: China bans imports from N/Korea

UN Sanctions: China bans imports from N/Korea China on Monday announced that it would ban from Tuesday imports of iron, iron ore and seafood from North Korea as it follows through on new United Nations sanctions approved earlier this month. Textiles were North Korea's second largest export in 2016 after coal and other minerals. North Korean workers can produce 30 per cent more clothes each day than a Chinese worker. [Full Article...]

Jerome Flynn's Mailman Won't Speak to Him Because He Shot a Dragon

Jerome Flynn's Mailman Won't Speak to Him Because He Shot a Dragon The actor took his pick when asked who is more important to Bronn, Tyrion or Jaime. 'Jaime is talking about Bronn as if he's his right-hand man with this elevated status, but Bronn is still getting tasked with dirty work. 'There's an element of frustration in terms of how [Bronn's] being used. And the connection they've made with their sense of humor. "Yes, I shot that thing, so it was real"... [Full Article...]

North Korea missile re-entry technology not perfected yet, says South Korea

North Korea missile re-entry technology not perfected yet, says South Korea On Wednesday, tens of thousands of North Koreans rallied on Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, the capital, after the UN Security Council passed a new round of sanctions against the country. In the meantime, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that there is a strong risk that Washington and Pyongyang could engage in military conflict. [Full Article...]

Guam, Accustomed to Weathering Storms, Braces for Threat of Missiles

Guam, Accustomed to Weathering Storms, Braces for Threat of Missiles The U.S. military has said it plans to increase its presence on Guam and will move thousands of US Marines now stationed in Japan to the island between 2024 and 2028. With its latest threat, North Korea is suggesting it could launch four missiles which could potentially overwhelm the THAAD missile defense system and strike near Guam. [Full Article...]

CBI moves to SC to vacate stay on LOC against Karti Chidambaram

CBI moves to SC to vacate stay on LOC against Karti Chidambaram A bench comprising Chief Justice JS Khehar and DY Chandrachud has also stayed Madras High Court's order allowing Karti to travel overseas. Mehta told the court the order staying the lookout notice was received by the CBI on Friday and since the next two days were Saturday and Sunday they were moving the court on Monday for an early hearing. [Full Article...]

Aamby Valley auction process begins at ₹37392 crore reserve price

Aamby Valley auction process begins at ₹37392 crore reserve price The Supreme Court had last month directed the Bombay High Court liquidator to start the process of selling Sahara's Aamby Valley property. The Bombay High Court's Office of Official Liquidator on Monday puts up Sahara Group's Aamby Valley city project in Pune for public auction for a reserve price of ₹37,392 Crore, four days after the Supreme Court declined Sahara chief Subrata Roy's plea to... [Full Article...]

Rubio gets extra security after alleged assassination threat from Venezuelan politician

Rubio gets extra security after alleged assassination threat from Venezuelan politician According to the Herald , "the death threat" against Rubio "was outlined in a memo to several law enforcement agencies disseminated last month by the Department of Homeland Security". Cabello, who is thought by the Americans to maintain control of Venezuela's security forces, fired back at Rubio, calling him "Narco Rubio". The Miami Herald reports Diosdado Cabello issued the order against Ru... [Full Article...]

Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief

Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief U.S. President Donald Trump will call on Monday for his chief trade adviser to investigate China's intellectual property practices, website Politico reported, citing an unnamed administration official. The Chinese Ministry of Commerce has also urged USA authorities to abide by WTO rules in its trade measures and resolve differences with China through dialogue and consultation. [Full Article...]


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