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Tory ministers in Edinburgh for Brexit talks with Scottish Government Tory ministers in Edinburgh for Brexit talks with Scottish Government
- August 10, 2017

He said: "In some areas there will need to be a common approach". But the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales have accused Westminster of a "power grab" because they do not believe the power in the Bill are extensive enough. Although Holyrood could not block the Bill, if MSPs withheld their legislative consent and Westminster pressed on regardless, it would precipitate a constitutional crisis. (more...)
Metallica Sing Disney Songs In The Latest Carpool Karaoke Metallica Sing Disney Songs In The Latest Carpool Karaoke
- August 10, 2017

The spin-off of The Late Late Show With James Corden segment began this week - with the band's participation in the hit series confirmed earlier this year. Carpool Karaoke: The Series - a 16-episode standalone show based on Corden's popular Late Late Show segment - is set to premiere on August 8 on Apple Music . (more...)
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers today Mostly cloudy with scattered showers today
- August 10, 2017

We'll continue to see increasing clouds tonight but high pressure will still be well in control keeping us dry. Northeast winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Wind: S 5-10 miles per hour. Today's forecast calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 p.m. (more...)
Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found In Japan Unexploded WW2 Bomb Found In Japan
- August 10, 2017

The bomb was found close to reactors at the crippled nuclear power plant. The Fukushima Prefectural Police are working to confirm if the device is indeed a bomb and are considering disposal methods if it is confirmed to be an explosive. In this handout photo from Nishitokyo City, Japan's Ground Self Defence Forces remove an unexploded 1-tonne bomb which was supposedly dropped by the US military during the WWII on July 10, 2005 in Nishitokyo, western Tokyo, Japan. (more...)
SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages
- August 10, 2017

The court also asked the Centre to file an affidavit stating that NEET exams should have identical questions in future, citing the whole goal of the Entrance Test was to have a common examination. " As long as the difficulty level is the same, it passes the test of uniformity ", Singh told the bench. Almost 12 lakh candidates across India appeared for the NEET on May 7 in 10 languages including English, Hindi and others. (more...)
BJP flays Ansari for BJP flays Ansari for "insecurity among Muslims" remark
- August 10, 2017

Further during his speech, Ansari compared the position of the chairman with an umpire or a referee and said, "The chair is like an umpire in Cricket or referee in Hockey, witnessing the play without becoming a player". India is the most tolerant country in the world. In his last interview on Wednesday, Ansari said, "A sense of insecurity is creeping in as a result of the dominant mood created by some and the resultant intolerance and vigilantism". (more...)
Usher On His Own in Herpes Lawsuits Usher On His Own in Herpes Lawsuits
- August 10, 2017

Bloom also pointed to a 2012 case in which Usher settled with a woman who claimed that she got herpes from him. Specifically, the company has filed legal paperwork in Los Angeles Superior Court saying they have zero obligation to defend him either in California or Georgia, reports the NY Daily News which cites People as its source. (more...)
Guam's residents concerned but have faith in U.S. military Guam's residents concerned but have faith in U.S. military
- August 10, 2017

Guam , which is 210 square miles, is almost 4,000 miles west of Hawaii. The advances were detailed in an official Japanese assessment and later a Washington Post story that cited USA intelligence officials and a confidential Defence Intelligence Agency report. (more...)
Flipkart Receives funding from SoftBank, Biggest private investment in Indian Tech Company Flipkart Receives funding from SoftBank, Biggest private investment in Indian Tech Company
- August 10, 2017

The investment by the SoftBank Vision Fund gives India's largest homegrown e-commerce player additional firepower to compete with US e-commerce giant Amazon.com which has said it will invest $5 billion in India. Softbank has a record of partnering with cutting-edge technology companies and Flipkart is hopeful of a long term fruitful partnership with the investor. (more...)
London police close in on jogger who pushed woman London police close in on jogger who pushed woman
- August 10, 2017

The bus had to swerve out of the way of the fallen woman and narrowly avoided hitting her head. It comes as police said they are following up on a number of "viable leads" after they released a public appeal for information to find the jogger. (more...)
Guam is key USA military outpost now in North Korea's cross hairs
- August 10, 2017

In the case of North Korea, the closest bombers are in Guam. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 0.17 percent, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite index declining 0.28 percent. military. However, Jeremiah Tenorio said even with the THAAD in place, he's still concerned. However, he expressed some concern over the recent statements of some US politicians, singling out Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham. (more...)
Watford Sign Brazilian Starlet Richarlison Watford Sign Brazilian Starlet Richarlison
- August 10, 2017

The 20-year-old forward has joined on a five-year contract from Fluminense for about £11m. Watford completed the £13 million ($16 million) signing of young Brazilian forward Richarlison from Fluminense on Tuesday. "The Hornets have beaten off strong competition to secure the services of the highly-rated 20-year-old", Watford said in a statement on their official website. (more...)
Murphy slams Trump for 'undiplomatic' response to North Korea Murphy slams Trump for 'undiplomatic' response to North Korea
- August 10, 2017

In the past 24 hours, Trump promised " fire and fury like the world has never seen" if Pyongyang escalated the nuclear threat it poses. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday, however, said he doesn't believe there is "any imminent threat" from North Korea and urged Americans to remain calm. (more...)
Enable Midstream Partners, LP (ENBL) Issues Earnings Results
- August 10, 2017

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 44,480 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $742,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.30, from 0.58 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 38 investors sold Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (more...)
4 takeaways from federal climate change report scientists fear Trump may suppress
- August 10, 2017

He and other critics of the Trump administration say they expect political interference with climate science reports to be more extensive than it was during the Bush years. Washington will continue to participate in worldwide negotiations and meetings on climate change, including the twenty-third Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention, noted the statement. (more...)
China, Vietnam meeting cancelled amid South China Sea tensions China, Vietnam meeting cancelled amid South China Sea tensions
- August 10, 2017

The South China Sea has always been the most thorny issue for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with different opinions among its 10 members on how to address China's assertiveness and its building and heavy arming of its artificial islands in disputed waters. (more...)
Trump & Mattis Issue Stern Warnings to North Korea Trump & Mattis Issue Stern Warnings to North Korea
- August 10, 2017

Mattis urged the defiant regime to stop isolating itself and "stand down" its pursuit of nuclear weapons. In July, North Korea said it would "strike a merciless blow" at the United States if Washington ever attempted to remove Kim from power . (more...)
Mother and child in Worcester Amber Alert found safe in Charlton Mother and child in Worcester Amber Alert found safe in Charlton
- August 10, 2017

The three-year-old tyke has been transported to UMass Medical Center. Police said Ella was taken from an address on 339 Greenwood St.in Worcester around 7:45 p.m. "Rickheit is described as a white female with light brown hair, blue eyes, 5'11" and approximately 170 pounds. She was last seen wearing a white and pink polka dot shirt. (more...)
Mounties probe same-day shootings in Clayton Heights Mounties probe same-day shootings in Clayton Heights
- August 10, 2017

Robyn Burnett wrote on Facebook that police had shut down the road. "On attendance, police located a vehicle and a garage door that had been struck by bullets". The most recent shooting on Tuesday, in the 15900 block of 89A Avenue, sent a man to hospital with non-life threatening injuries around 10:30 p.m. PT. (more...)
Tributes pour in for Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dr Ruth Pfau Tributes pour in for Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dr Ruth Pfau
- August 10, 2017

Pakistanis including politicians, Chief of Army Staff, celebrities and people from other walks of life paid tribute to her on twitter. Following the news, condolence poured in for the late humanitarian of Pakistan. According to MASP CEO Dr Lobo, Dr Pfau, who is now 87 years old, had been unwell for weeks and was admitted to the intensive care unit after her condition continued to deteriorate. (more...)