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Trump Offers Putin Thanks, Not Critique, for Throwing Out US Diplomats Trump Offers Putin Thanks, Not Critique, for Throwing Out US Diplomats
- August 11, 2017

Embassy and consulates in Russian Federation would have to cut 775 diplomatic and technical staff, Trump told reporters that he sees no reason for them to continue working in Russian Federation. "There's no real reason for them to go back", Trump said, referring to the diplomats. Speaking of saving money: This whole conversation went down at the president's golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, where the Secret Service is spending $13,500 on golf cart rentals for Trump's 17-day sojourn. (more...)
Severe weather including hail, strong gusts possible in Denver metro area Severe weather including hail, strong gusts possible in Denver metro area
- August 11, 2017

Any heavy rain and flooding concerns will be south of the forecast area, mainly across southern Kansas into the Missouri Ozarks, the weather service said. "By Sunday night, some locations could have around 5" of rain. Low-lying areas and spots already prone to flooding will have the most issues but always be careful of flash flooding. (more...)
Teen dies after suffering injury at football practice Teen dies after suffering injury at football practice
- August 11, 2017

Investigators have started speaking with other players in attendance at the Thursday morning practice, per NBC New York. He played cornerback and wide receiver for the Junior Varsity team past year, according to FOX5NY. The student was pronounced dead at Stony. "The district is devastated by this horrific accident and words can not express the grief we feel as a school community", Superintendent Kenneth Graham said in a statement . (more...)
North Korea dismisses Trump's threat, warns of 'absolute force' North Korea dismisses Trump's threat, warns of 'absolute force'
- August 11, 2017

The North Korean army's announcement that it is examining operational plans for attacking Guam after rising tensions with President Donald Trump has brought more global attention to the tiny USA territory in the Pacific than it has had in decades. (more...)
Asia Briefs: US navy sails near disputed islands Asia Briefs: US navy sails near disputed islands
- August 11, 2017

The US navy destroyer, which sailed closed to the island claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, has violated global law and endangered China's national security, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said. The U.S. military has a long-standing position that its operations are carried out throughout the world, including in areas claimed by allies, and they are separate from political considerations. (more...)
Dollar falls below ¥110 in Tokyo on North Korea risks
- August 11, 2017

Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the USA and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important United States territory. (more...)
Colbert Interviews God, Mocks Trump's 'Divine Permission' To Fight North Korea
- August 11, 2017

He said the president's threat to North Korea was "like pouring gasoline on a fire". "I don't wanna alarm you", Late Show's Stephen Colbert began in his opening monologue on Tuesday. Kennedy III warned on Herald Radio today, as he also advocated to remove sole authority from the president to launch a preemptive nuclear strike. "We sanction a lot of other countries countries - we sanctioned Russian Federation just last week and it felt pretty great", he finished. (more...)
Judge orders search for more of Hillary Clinton's Benghazi emails Judge orders search for more of Hillary Clinton's Benghazi emails
- August 11, 2017

The State Department previously responded to Judicial Watch's lawsuit by searching about 30,000 messages recovered from a private email server Mrs. Clinton used while secretary of state, correspondence provided by Ms. Read the full story at Politico . "That seems to be an obvious place for State to search if State had been interested in actually finding records responsive to these [Freedom of Information Act] requests", Hayes said. (more...)
BIMSTEC foreign ministers' meet beginning in Kathmandu today BIMSTEC foreign ministers' meet beginning in Kathmandu today
- August 11, 2017

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang is also expected to land in Kathmandu on August 14. Swaraj, according to Bhattarai, told Deuba that India is all set to welcome him. The two sides discussed an expanded bilateral agenda reflecting the updated national priorities of Nepal. The 18th session of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Senior Officials' meeting held in Kathmandu on Thursday, recognising the importance of trade, energy and technology ... (more...)
Colts cut DE Langford with failed physical designation Colts cut DE Langford with failed physical designation
- August 11, 2017

Kelly, who played his college football at the University of Alabama, was selected by the Colts in the first round (18th pick overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. Langford went on the physically unable to perform list as training camp opened with an injured knee. Langford had off-season surgery to attempt to address the issue with his knee. (more...)
Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brew Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brew
- August 11, 2017

A travel agent on Guam said they haven't had a surge of customers seeking to book flights off the island. The possibility of a nuclear confrontation is considered remote but global alarm has been escalating in recent days. Guam was also a refuelling and transfer spot for military personnel heading to Southeast Asia. Residents are USA citizens by birth but do not pay US income taxes or vote in the general election for USA president. (more...)
North Korea Crosses Red Line, Can Fit Miniaturized Nuke in Missile Warhead North Korea Crosses Red Line, Can Fit Miniaturized Nuke in Missile Warhead
- August 11, 2017

The small USA territory of Guam has become a focal point after North Korea's army threatened to use ballistic missiles to create an "enveloping fire" around the island. On Wednesday, Trump followed up his " fire and fury " warning with a boast about United States nuclear capabilities. Gen. Tom McInerney told Fox News on Monday that in the event of a nuclear attack from North Korea on the USA or South Korea, Pyongyang has about 15 minutes to bask in its glory before the U.S. (more...)
What Analysts Have to Say About Pretium Res Inc (PVG)? What Analysts Have to Say About Pretium Res Inc (PVG)?
- August 10, 2017

The legal version of this report can be read at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/08/10/pretium-resources-inc-pvg-to-release-quarterly-earnings-on-friday.html. Comparatively, Pretium Resources Inc. posted earnings of $-0.08 per share in the same quarter previous year. The firm has "Speculative Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 22 by Canaccord Genuity. (more...)
Barricaded gunman causes closure of I-75 in Monroe County Barricaded gunman causes closure of I-75 in Monroe County
- August 10, 2017

He then barricaded himself in his vehicle on the highway, leading to a standoff with police. Michigan State Police held a news conference to update the standoff with a suicidal man on I-75 in Monroe County near Laplaisance Rd. Oakland County Sheriff's deputies originally responded to a 911 call about a suicidal man in Pontiac. State police say that during the chase the man used Facebook live to make threats toward officers and was believed to have a gun. (more...)
Former Fox News Giant Bill O'Reilly to Appear on CNN's Smerconish Former Fox News Giant Bill O'Reilly to Appear on CNN's Smerconish
- August 10, 2017

O'Reilly indicated during a streaming videocast on BillOReilly.com Wednesday evening that he intends to visit the CNN weekend show hosted by Michael Smerconish after the publication of his next book, " Killing England ". Smerconish was recently a guest on O'Reilly's podcast . O'Reilly has produced a daily podcast called the 'No Spin News , ' which this video startup apparently builds upon, since he was sacked from Fox News in the wake of allegations of sexual harassment. (more...)
Palace: Contingency plans in place for Pinoys on Guam Palace: Contingency plans in place for Pinoys on Guam
- August 10, 2017

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers under the command of Pacific Air Forces joined their counterparts from the South Korean and Japanese air forces August 7 in sequenced bilateral missions. Meanwhile, the website of the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS), run by the US Army Department, did record any maneuvers of B-1 bombers at the Guam base. (more...)
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Emmerdale's Gemma Atkinson confirmed for next series Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Emmerdale's Gemma Atkinson confirmed for next series
- August 10, 2017

Sorry for lying!" she laughed. "I'm beyond excited and incredibly nervous but I am looking forward to learning a new skill in ballroom and latin dancing and taking on this new challenge". 'As far as any dance training goes I've not had any'. "After a few drinks I think I'm Britney Spears but I'm not at all!" Before landing another major soap role, the former glamour model also enjoyed a part in Casualty, playing Tamzin in 2011. (more...)
Truck full of frozen pizza crashes, shuts down Arkansas highway Truck full of frozen pizza crashes, shuts down Arkansas highway
- August 10, 2017

The Arkansas Department of Transportation says there was only cosmetic damage to the overpass, and it is still okay for travel. By 3 p.m., state highway officials said westbound traffic was using the outside shoulder to pass the cleanup site and all eastbound lanes had reopened. (more...)
Metro Atlanta schools districts face school bus driver shortage Metro Atlanta schools districts face school bus driver shortage
- August 10, 2017

Ten school buses that failed a state police inspection last week all passed a second inspection on Wednesday. Hopkins is a bus driver trainer for the Bowling Green Independent School District in Kentucky. TPSD's bus fleet includes 74 buses, and the district employs more than 100 bus drivers and monitors. Motorists should proceed with caution only after passengers have cleared the roadway, the stop arm is canceled and the flashing red lights are deactivated. (more...)
VW offers discounts against dirty old diesels in Germany VW offers discounts against dirty old diesels in Germany
- August 10, 2017

The VW brand said it would offer buyers trading in an old diesel a discount on cars meeting the latest Euro 6 emissions standard, ranging from €2,000 (RM10,000) on its up! compact cars to €10,000 for a Touareg SUV. Carmakers pledged such incentives last week in a deal with German officials to overhaul software in more than 5 million diesel cars to try to avert a ban on diesel fueled vehicles after the emissions cheating scandal . (more...)