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Mattis refreezes Pentagon policy on transgender troops
- August 31, 2017

On Aug. 25, the White House provided official guidance to the Pentagon , ordering that transgender applicants would no longer be accepted into the military and calling for a study to determine whether transgender troops could remain in service. (more...)
Red Hat's (RHT) Hold Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies
- August 30, 2017

The stock increased 0.65% or $0.68 on August 25, reaching $105.33. Investors may also view volume levels when the stock price is nearing significant support or resistance levels, in order to confirm a breakout in either direction. Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. 797.06 million shares or 0.34% more from 794.39 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (more...)
Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park
- August 31, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he plans to march in this year's Columbus Day Parade. As reported by the NY Post , a Staten Island congressman is speaking out, saying that if Columbus' 70-foot iconic statue is removed from Manhattan, he would like to take it and relocate it to federal park land in his borough. (more...)
Cops search for girl (9) who disappeared from wedding Cops search for girl (9) who disappeared from wedding
- August 30, 2017

Maelys De Araujo was last seen in the children's room while attending the event at the village hall in Pont-de-Beauvoisin, Isere, France. French police are widening their search for a 9-year-old girl who disappeared during a wedding in the Alps, combing woods and streams and questioning more potential witnesses. (more...)
Netanyahu Vows Never Again to Uproot 'Settlements' Netanyahu Vows Never Again to Uproot 'Settlements'
- August 30, 2017

Netanyahu appears to have been emboldened by the election of President Donald Trump, who, unlike a string of predecessors, has not endorsed the idea of a two-state solution. Shaath told the Ramallah-based Voice of Palestine radio, a subsidiary of the P.A. -controlled Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation, they're demanding "the end of the occupation [sic]; the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on 1967 borders with east Jerusalem as its capital; as well as the resolution of all ... (more...)
Patrick Vieira: 'Current Arsenal players are better than my generation' Patrick Vieira: 'Current Arsenal players are better than my generation'
- August 30, 2017

Wenger signed a new two-year deal last May despite calls from supporters for him to leave as the Gunners finished outside the Premier League top four for the first time since he joined the club in 1996. "Do I think he should go?" It's for himself and for his own sanity. Wenger has maintained that Sanchez will go nowhere. We are three games in and it's already an absolute nightmare. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath Takes A Different Route To UP Assembly. Here's Why Yogi Adityanath Takes A Different Route To UP Assembly. Here's Why
- August 30, 2017

Yogi Adityanath , who has completed nearly five months as Uttar Pradesh chief minister , has been grabbing headlines with a series of decisions ranging from giving 70 lakh jobs and launching Whatsapp number to register cheating complaints to putting UP teachers behind bars if they force students to take coaching. (more...)
LaVar Ball predictably dominates new trailer for the Ball family's reality show LaVar Ball predictably dominates new trailer for the Ball family's reality show
- August 30, 2017

With all of that in mind, the Balls have a new show coming out: " Ball in the Family ", only adding another of the endless puns made off their name to the mix. But the company has paid for only a handful of the several hundred shows initially in Facebook Watch, and execs say the seed-funding strategy is simply an effort to jump-start an open ecosystem of long-form video content on the platform. (more...)
Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia Floods and landslides kill over 1200 in South Asia
- August 30, 2017

These calamities elsewhere have been exacerbated by a lack of prevention infrastructure, like levees, as well as widespread deforestation, which promotes soil erosion. At least 1,200 people have died, and millions of people have been left homeless after the deluge. In Uttar Pradesh, 2.5 million have been affected and 109 have died. (more...)
Iraq's Kirkuk province to take part in Kurdish independence referendum Iraq's Kirkuk province to take part in Kurdish independence referendum
- August 30, 2017

There are also doubts about the vote among the five million Iraqi Kurds, with some calling for it to be postponed. On March 28, Kirkuk's council voted to raise the Kurdish flag alongside the Iraqi flag on the building of the provincial council despite the withdrawal of Arab and Turkoman council members, who argued that the move is a pre-decision that Kirkuk is part of Kurdistan. (more...)
Rabri Devi, Son Tejashwi Yadav Questioned By Income Tax In Assets Case Rabri Devi, Son Tejashwi Yadav Questioned By Income Tax In Assets Case
- August 30, 2017

The department had agreed and August 29 was fixed for interrogation sessions, said sources. But he sought a later date, claiming his voice had suffered distortion as he had blew a conch shell a number of times at the rally at Gandhi Maidan. (more...)
Main Iraq-Jordan border crossing reopening for first time in 2 years Main Iraq-Jordan border crossing reopening for first time in 2 years
- August 30, 2017

Jordan's minister of interior Ghaleb al Zubi attended the opening ceremony along with top officials from the army and ministry of transport. The border crossing is part of a crucial route linking the Iraqi and Jordanian capitals, and its reopening comes after Iraqi forces managed to retake most of the territory seized by IS in 2014. (more...)
AFTER HOURS: Berkshire Hathaway, Bank of America, AeroVironment Inc AFTER HOURS: Berkshire Hathaway, Bank of America, AeroVironment Inc
- August 30, 2017

Converting the preferred shares to common stock means Buffett is now the largest shareholder in Bank of America, holding about 6.6% of the company. Other banks in which Berkshire Hathaway has a stake include JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest USA bank, where Todd Combs, one of Buffett's deputy portfolio managers, is a director. (more...)
Comerica Bank Sells 7141 Shares of Cathay General Bancorp (CATY) Comerica Bank Sells 7141 Shares of Cathay General Bancorp (CATY)
- August 30, 2017

Looking about the past performance history, the company plunged 1.14% for the last five trades and exhausted -1.98% in one month period. About 16,939 shares traded. It improved, as 6 investors sold STL shares while 57 reduced holdings. LEE PATRICK sold 3,500 shares worth $137,109. In other news, Vice Chairman Anthony M. (more...)
'We should and will get along with Russia', says Trump 'We should and will get along with Russia', says Trump
- August 30, 2017

America faces security threats from " many countries ", according to Trump. Trump said those hit by the "epic" disaster would see "very rapid action from Congress, certainly from the president". "We have great friends there". We are very protective. Flanked by Finnish President Sauli Vainamo Niinisto, Trump was asked if he regarded Russian Federation as a threat, but the US president balked and said he remains hopeful that the USA will establish warmer ties with Moscow. (more...)
USA successfully tests shooting down ballistic missile USA successfully tests shooting down ballistic missile
- August 30, 2017

Earlier this week, an intermediate-range missile, identified by the North Koreans as a Hwasong-12, was sacked over Japan. Wednesday's move by the US came after a series of North Korean missile tests and threats by Kim Jong Un. The test marks the second time that an SM-6 missile has successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target. The Aegis Baseline 9.C2 weapon system has been specifically designed for ballistic missile defense, and along with an earlier version, Baseline ... (more...)
Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour Party leader Kezia Dugdale quits as Scottish Labour Party leader
- August 30, 2017

In her resignation letter to the chair of the Scottish Labour Party, Ms Dugdale writes: I've given this task all that I have. "I want to thank Kez for her tireless service to our party and movement, and look forward to campaigning with her in future". (more...)
Buses evacuate Islamic State fighters from key border region Buses evacuate Islamic State fighters from key border region
- August 30, 2017

It also emphasized that Peshmerga forces in the Kurdistan Region will fully cooperate with the Iraqi army to face any possible threats. The cease-fire paved the way for Hezbollah to broker the evacuation deal for the ISIS militants to be bused from a border crossing in Syria's western Qalamoun region to the militant-held town of al-Bukamal in eastern Deir Ezzor. (more...)
Changes on the way for Labor Day weekend Changes on the way for Labor Day weekend
- August 30, 2017

There will be a sharp east-west divide in the areas that receive lots of rain versus the areas that will not see very much more at all. FRIDAY: Some early morning showers and storms may linger, but models have come into more agreement that Harvey will be exiting our area by the time the sun rises on Friday. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud Featured font size — SCAM ALERT Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud Featured font size — SCAM ALERT
- August 30, 2017

When disaster hits, it's human nature to want to help. She closes out her plea with a Bible quote directing potential givers to trust in the Lord. No money should ever be wired to a person claiming to be from a charity , nor should cash be sent in the mail. (more...)