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U.S. to conduct air strikes in Marawi? No need, says Lorenzana U.S. to conduct air strikes in Marawi? No need, says Lorenzana
- August 09, 2017

The strikes would likely be conducted by armed drones. Abella said Tillerson reiterated the U.S.'s "strong and sustained support" for the Philippines' capabilities to eradicate terrorists and offered aid for rebuilding war-torn Marawi. The Trump administration has expressed a strong desire to support the Philippines as it attempts to drive a shared enemy from its borders, but for the time being, the US military does not appear to have plans for new USA combat operations in the Philippines. (more...)
Beijing's diplomatic Beijing's diplomatic "slam dunk" over diluted South China Sea agreement
- August 09, 2017

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded her participation in the ASEAN-Canada Post-Ministerial Conference and the ASEAN Regional Forum Ministerial Meeting in Manila . They cited the most recent testing by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) on July 4 and 28 and previous ballistic missile launches and two nuclear tests in 2016. (more...)
Investors Catching Stocks Banco Santander, SA
- August 09, 2017

Weybosset Research & Management LLC increased its stake in Banco Santander, by 0.7% in the second quarter. LLC now owns 7,497 shares of the bank's stock valued at $188,000 after buying an additional 1,612 shares during the period. At the time of writing, Banco Santander SA (BCDRF) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -8.79. The company had revenue of $704.02 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $458.92 million. (more...)
Much of Rural Nevada Left With Zero ObamaCare Options in 2018 Much of Rural Nevada Left With Zero ObamaCare Options in 2018
- August 09, 2017

After significant dialogue with state leaders and regulators Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield has made the hard decision to revise our rate filing for our 2018 Individual plan offerings in Nevada.... "We are also working with our state partners on a plan to help consumers shop the Exchange market at open enrollment for the 2018 Plan Year and remain optimistic that there will be coverage for consumers on the Exchange throughout the state". (more...)
'Deviant' copter PC jailed for filming sex from sky 'Deviant' copter PC jailed for filming sex from sky
- August 09, 2017

Adrian Pogmore , 50, used his position as an air observer to film his swinger friends having sex in their gardens . The charges related to four alleged incidents between 2007 and 2012 - one on August 23 2007, two incidents on July 28 2008, and one incident on July 22 2012. (more...)
NRSC expresses support for Sen. Heller NRSC expresses support for Sen. Heller
- August 09, 2017

He chose to challenge Heller in the primary after over one hundred calls from friends, supporters and activists asking him to run. Dean Heller of Nevada, one of the Senate's most vulnerable Republicans, for the GOP nomination next year. (more...)
Rocket fired at southern Israel lands in open area, no injuries reported Rocket fired at southern Israel lands in open area, no injuries reported
- August 09, 2017

At least four Palestinians have been wounded, one of them seriously, after Israel carried out airstrikes on Hamas locations in Gaza. No injuries were reported. Israel and Islamists Hamas, who run Gaza, have fought three wars since 2008. Since Israel concluded its 51-day military campaign in Gaza in the summer of 2014, rocket fire from the enclave has continued sporadically in southern Israel, usually causing no injuries or damage. (more...)
I don't know why Trump is obsessed with me — Blumenthal I don't know why Trump is obsessed with me — Blumenthal
- August 09, 2017

Despite Donald Trump's childish and deeply personal attacks on Democratic Sen. Blumenthal hit back at Trump's tweets , accusing the president of bullying , and referred to the ongoing investigaton into the Trump camp's alleged Russian Federation ties by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)
Chicago to sue Justice Department over sanctuary city policy Chicago to sue Justice Department over sanctuary city policy
- August 09, 2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday that Chicago officials have shown an "open hostility" to enforcing laws created to reduce crime and protect law enforcement. "Chicago will not let our police officers become political pawns in a debate, " Mayor Rahm Emanuel said at a news conference announcing the lawsuit". (more...)
Watson won't start Texans' Preseason opener at Carolina Watson won't start Texans' Preseason opener at Carolina
- August 09, 2017

Getting in and out of the huddle quickly. "Good operation of the offense", O'Brien said about what he wants to see from the offense. "Playing everybody. "Protect the ball. Really, we want to score points". "I'll say this: Covington's doing a good job". Name of the game is evolution and O'Brien has a lot of that to do on Wednesday. (more...)
Iran's President Introduces Cabinet Nominees to Parliament Iran's President Introduces Cabinet Nominees to Parliament
- August 09, 2017

The new cabinet features little change at the top. A delegation of leading Hamas members met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif in Tehran on Monday, the Palestinian resistance group has said in a statement. The one surprise was the appointment of Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, a 35-year-old engineer and by far the youngest addition, who is set to become telecommunications minister. (more...)
Tropical Storm Franklin 2017 over land but headed for Gulf Tropical Storm Franklin 2017 over land but headed for Gulf
- August 09, 2017

The main eye of the storm has passed over the region and is continuing on toward the center of the country, west-northwest at 14 miles per hour. Wind gusts equal to or greater than 50 km/h: Durango, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Tabasco, southern Veracruz, Michoacán, Colima, Jalisco, Najarit, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala. (more...)
Australians set for non-binding mail ballot on gay marriage
- August 09, 2017

If, as expected, the government does not win support for a compulsory ballot, which it would hold on November 25, then it will send out postal ballots in September, seeking an outcome by November 15, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said . (more...)
Taliban release 235 hostages in northern Afghanistan Taliban release 235 hostages in northern Afghanistan
- August 09, 2017

Seven members of the Afghan security forces were also killed as well as a number of insurgents. No group including the Taliban insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the massacre. Fierce fighting began in the area on Thursday when militants, reportedly including foreign nationals, seized a checkpoint manned by local police. Verifying information from poor, mountainous areas of Afghanistan made inaccessible by fighting and with patchy communications is hard, and AFP was not ... (more...)
Self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty: Sonia Gandhi Self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty: Sonia Gandhi
- August 09, 2017

Police in Gujarat on Saturday arrested Jayesh Darji, a Youth BJP leader who remains the main accused in throwing a rock on Gandhi's auto. It broke the vehicle's rear left window. "Anybody can go anywhere without fear". He also said, "Modi ji aur BJP-RSS ka rajneeti ka tareeka hai, kya keh sakte hain? We will put in all our might into the service of people", he had said on Twitter. (more...)
Paris Police Hunt Vehicle as Soldiers Hurt in Levallois-Perret Paris Police Hunt Vehicle as Soldiers Hurt in Levallois-Perret
- August 09, 2017

Paris police wrote on Twitter that a vehicle was being sought in the inner suburb of Levallois Perret . 'Without any doubt, it was a deliberate act, ' Balkany told BFM TV. Failed attacks by individuals have also taken place on police and soldiers on the Champs-Elysees, near the Louvre museum and outside Notre Dame cathedral. (more...)
Little Boy Found Dead In Van Outside Day Care: Cops Little Boy Found Dead In Van Outside Day Care: Cops
- August 09, 2017

Day care employees talked with investigators late into the night but authorities said no one had yet been taken into custody. Florida Administrative Code requires logs to document each child's name, the date and time of departure and arrival when being driven by day care workers. (more...)
Melania Trump Will Attend President's Briefing on Opioid Crisis Melania Trump Will Attend President's Briefing on Opioid Crisis
- August 09, 2017

The rate of drug overdose deaths quadrupled between 1999 and 2014 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , fueled largely by widely available prescription painkillers marketed as having a low risk for addiction. He said that preventing potential addicts from even beginning to abuse drugs is key and that should include starting the conversation when they're young. (more...)
Glen Campbell, 'Rhinestone Cowboy' singer, dies at 81 Glen Campbell, 'Rhinestone Cowboy' singer, dies at 81
- August 09, 2017

No cause was immediately given. Titled " I'm Not Gonna Miss You ", it chronicled the singer's battle with Alzheimer's disease , a diagnosis he announced to the public in 2011. "They can't know life yet". "I learned it was crucial to play right on the edge of the beat..." He started playing guitar at a young age and fell in love with jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. (more...)
No explosives found after Brussels scare No explosives found after Brussels scare
- August 09, 2017

The vehicle, which was chased by police, had run a red light and was involved in two collisions before it was brought to a halt, she said. As soon as the driver was pulled out by the police officers, he said that there were explosives in the auto. (more...)

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