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Oklahoma's Bridenstine nominated to be next head of NASA Oklahoma's Bridenstine nominated to be next head of NASA
- September 02, 2017

President Trump announced he would be nominating an Oklahoma congressman as the next administrator of NASA in a decision that was criticized by both the Republican and Democratic senators from Florida. "I would hate to see an administrator held up - on [grounds of] partisanship, political arguments, past votes, or statements made in the past - because the agency can't afford it and it can't afford the controversy". (more...)
5 times Kate Middleton's style reminded us of Princess Diana 5 times Kate Middleton's style reminded us of Princess Diana
- September 02, 2017

That's right, Kate and Pippa Middleton may be pregnant together . Soon after having her second child , Princess Charlotte , in 2015, the 35-year-old and husband Prince William began planning for baby No. Should Princess Charlotte continue her interest and love of dancing when she grows up, the princess can certainly draw inspiration from her iconic grandmother, Diana. (more...)
Two changes to Ireland team for Georgia clash Two changes to Ireland team for Georgia clash
- September 02, 2017

The game will kick-off at 17:00 BST / 12:00 ET. While Georgia is already practically eliminated from making the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ireland is one of the top teams in Group D of the competition. The players Jeff Hendrick, Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy are ruled out of the game as they are injured. The 27-year-old Bournemouth midfielder won just his sixth senior cap in June's draw with Austria in Dublin two years after making his worldwide debut, with injuries having interrupted ... (more...)
Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid
- September 02, 2017

The Spanish Foreign Ministry on Thursday said it had summoned the North Korean ambassador to make clear Spain's condemnation of North Korea's missile launches and nuclear weapon tests and to demand a reduction in North Korean diplomats in Madrid. (more...)
Gorakhpur hospital horror: UP STF nabs accused doctor Kafeel Khan Gorakhpur hospital horror: UP STF nabs accused doctor Kafeel Khan
- September 02, 2017

The development comes a day after court in Gorakhpur on Thursday sent suspended BRD Medical College Principal and his wife to 14-day judicial custody in connection with 60 children's deaths within seven days. Mishra and his wife were arrested on the basis of an FIR lodged by the Uttar Pradesh government. At least 30 of them died within 48 hours due to shortage of oxygen supply. (more...)
Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced for Rape
- September 02, 2017

He is facing separate court trials for the murders of Dera manager Ranjit Singh and Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chatterpatti. A judge in Rohtak, Haryana , announced 10 years of imprisonment and Rupees 1500,000 fine each in two cases. (more...)
Shikhar Dhawan exits SL tour to attend to ailing mother Shikhar Dhawan exits SL tour to attend to ailing mother
- September 02, 2017

The opener is leaving for India to attend to his ailing mother, who "is stable and recovering well at the moment", according to a Board communique. "The All-India Senior Selection Committee has decided not to name any replacement for the fifth ODI and the only T20I, scheduled on September 3rd and 6th respectively in Colombo ", the statement said. (more...)
Siddaramaiah inducts three new ministers, including Dalit
- September 02, 2017

That Siddaramaiah ensured all three ministerial berths went to his nominees is seen as reason for Parameshwara's sulk. While Revanna and Timmapur got cabinet rank, Geetha has been made Minister of State with independent charge. Jarkiholi has been given Cooperation (the main portfolio held by the late Mahadeva Prasad). The three vacancies arose from the resignation of then ministers Parameshwara, H Y Meti and the death of Mahadeva Prasad. (more...)
Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Weatherford Donates to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
- September 02, 2017

Area residents can join the efforts by donating appropriate items to any of the designated drop off locations . The DeKalb County's Sheriff's Office is asking for items like blankets, sleeping bags, air mattresses, pillows, towels, toiletries, household cleaning products, laundry detergent, non-perishable snack foods, board games, coloring books, playing cards and crayons. (more...)
'All options' remain on the table on North Korea 'All options' remain on the table on North Korea
- September 02, 2017

The B-1Bs were flown in from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam while the F-35Bs came from a US base in Iwakuni, Japan . Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are at their highest point in years after a series of missile tests by Pyongyang. North Korea condemns the annual U.S. According to the Air Force, this mission is in "direct response to North Korea's intermediate range ballistic missile launch and emphasizes the combined ironclad commitment to regional allies and partners". (more...)
Islamic State Convoy Stuck in Syria, Hezbollah Claims Damascus Approved Controversial Evacuation Islamic State Convoy Stuck in Syria, Hezbollah Claims Damascus Approved Controversial Evacuation
- September 02, 2017

A convoy carrying about 300 militants and as many family members became stuck in a government-controlled area in the desert outside Deir el-Zour province after the U.S-led coalition carried out airstrikes near the convoy, blocking its advance and targeting militants and their vehicles coming from Islamic State areas to meet them. (more...)
Five non-member states to attend BRICS summit as guests Five non-member states to attend BRICS summit as guests
- September 02, 2017

China has sent out a clear message that it would object to any discussion about Pakistan's alleged role in sheltering terrorists during the upcoming BRICS summit which will also be attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . BRICS countries account for 44 per cent of world population and have abundant natural and human resources. In a statement posted on Facebook and Twitter, the Prime Minister also mentioned his visit to Myanmar after the BRICS summit, and hoped it would deepen ... (more...)
Girl kills herself after 'teacher publicly shames her for period stain' Girl kills herself after 'teacher publicly shames her for period stain'
- September 02, 2017

The girl was also scolded by the principal when her teacher takes her to the principal. "The teacher did not even take into account that there were boys in the class". Her classmates whom the police questioned also did not speak about it, he said, however, adding that the victim has complained about torture by her teacher in the suicide note without mentioning the name of the teacher. (more...)
Seven burnt to death in Moi Girls dormitory fire Seven burnt to death in Moi Girls dormitory fire
- September 02, 2017

The school, which has more than 1,000 students, will remain closed for two weeks while the investigation takes place. At least 10 students have been listed as missing at the Kenya Red Cross information desk at the school. But I quickly came to my senses and realised my jumper had caught fire. The girl who had blisters on her left leg was among those rushed to Nairobi Women's Hospital for treatment. (more...)
Gas prices skyrocket, with more gains expected for Labor Day weekend Gas prices skyrocket, with more gains expected for Labor Day weekend
- September 02, 2017

Virginia is expected see some of the largest gas price increases in the nation, as the gulf coast is the primary provider of gasoline for the southeast. As for people guilty of price gouging, the communications director for the Texas Attorney General says the Texas Legislature has penalties in place. (more...)
U.S. bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch U.S. bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch
- September 02, 2017

Seoul and Washington wrapped up their annual war games on Thursday, the South's defence ministry said, with tensions high after Pyongyang's latest missile launch over Japan. British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she had agreed with her Japanese counterpart to work together to speed up the rate at which sanctions are imposed on North Korea after a missile test earlier this week. (more...)
Shell Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SHLX) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume Shell Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SHLX) Experiences Lighter than Average Trading Volume
- September 02, 2017

Altavista Wealth Inc owns 4,240 shares. Jacobus Wealth Management has 2,440 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.21 million shares versus an average volume of 0.28 million shares during last trading session. (more...)
Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floods Houston police officer drowns in Hurricane Harvey floods
- September 02, 2017

He said Perez followed protocol, contacted his chain-of-command and then tried to get to his secondary post in Kingwood. Acevedo said the department and the city will give Perez full honours. The city is also bringing additional police from other regions. The 60-year-old Perez was heading to work when he was caught in floodwaters. "It was too treacherous to go under (into the floodwaters) and look for him", Acevedo said, his voice cracking with emotion. (more...)
Oklahoma officials warn of scams following Hurricane Harvey Oklahoma officials warn of scams following Hurricane Harvey
- September 02, 2017

Scam charities raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the aftermath of 2012's Hurricane Sandy, and they are likely to try it again now. Scam artists may use this information to steal a donor's identity and money. -If you would like to make a donation, go to the website of the charity of your choice and make a donation. Confirm that the charity has authorized donations via text message - and keep in mind that your contribution may not reach the charity until after your phone bill is paid. (more...)
Kangana Ranaut will never apologise to Hrithik Roshan! Kangana Ranaut will never apologise to Hrithik Roshan!
- September 02, 2017

I am not one of those who will manipulate, I will answer every question. if I answer also people have a problem and if I don't answer then also people have a problem. "I will answer whenever I am asked". So I can hold my head high and walk where I want to. He is not even talking about this issue. "If you care so much about your family life, your image and your children, then don't have affairs", the actress was reported to have said. (more...)