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Shirt label faces backlash after trying to rebrand swastika as LGBTQ+ symbol
- August 11, 2017

KA design's presence went largely unnoticed social media users discovered its online marketing. However, in 1920, the Nazi party formally adopted the swastika and since then, it's been used as a symbol of racial purity, exclusion, and the Holocaust, specifically. (more...)
New Orleans Floods as Rain Overcomes Pumps New Orleans Floods as Rain Overcomes Pumps
- August 11, 2017

The news site reported almost 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain fell in Mid-City during the afternoon and about 5 inches (13 centimeters) fell elsewhere in the city. The National Weather Service forecast scattered showers and thunderstorms continuing overnight and into Saturday. "There is no drainage system in the world that can handle that [rate] immediately", Sewerage and Water Board Director Cedric Grant said. (more...)
DSP Traffic, driver killed in Karachi DSP Traffic, driver killed in Karachi
- August 11, 2017

Police said that DSP Hanif Khan along with his driver was targeted when he was going to his Office in the vehicle. According to sources, unidentified gunmen surrounded his auto and fired around 15 bullets, killing the top traffic officer and constable Sultan on the spot. (more...)
Google celebrates hip hop history with an epic Doodle Google celebrates hip hop history with an epic Doodle
- August 11, 2017

THE DAWN of hip-hop can be traced to a fateful Bronx back-to-school party in August 1973, so to celebrate the 44th birthday today, Google has teamed with two superstars to provide an epic global interactive jam. That was the birth of hip hop - 44 years ago today in 1983. "A kid with little means and hard work could transform their turntable into a powerful instrument of expression (also illustrating hip-hop's technical innovation)". (more...)
Magnitude 6.2 quake rocks Philippine island of Luzon, no tsunami warning Magnitude 6.2 quake rocks Philippine island of Luzon, no tsunami warning
- August 11, 2017

The quake that struck at 1:28 p.m. has its epicenter in Lian, Batangas. Students use their hands to cover their heads as they evacuate their school premises after an quake of magnitude 6.2 hit the northern island of Luzon and was felt in the Metro Manila , Philippines August 11, 2017, shaking buildings and forcing the evacuation of offices and schools. (more...)
House completely destroyed after early-morning explosion in Sunderland House completely destroyed after early-morning explosion in Sunderland
- August 11, 2017

On Twitter Northumbria Police said: "There is nothing to indicate at this time that this is linked to terrorism". They tweeted: "Police are aware of an explosion on Rosslyn Avenue, Sunderland". Twitter user Lauren passed the house this morning. Apparently an explosion in Ryhope? We've been speaking with one local resident who lives nearby, who rang in to tell us what she has heard and seen. (more...)
IL misses school payments, sends grant money IL misses school payments, sends grant money
- August 11, 2017

An impasse between the Republican governor and Democrats who control the legislature left IL without a complete budget for an unprecedented two fiscal years. "We've got the Illinois State Board of Education, which is a neutral scoring agency on this, still looking at numbers of the amendatory veto and so we are all sitting here guessing", said Rep. (more...)
Expert reacts to latest North Korean threat of Guam attack Expert reacts to latest North Korean threat of Guam attack
- August 11, 2017

The Swiss currency slipped 0.2 percent against the dollar to 0.9655 franc after surging more than 1 percent the previous day. Below that level lies another key technical chart support level for the dollar at 108.13 yen, a trough the US currency k plumbed in mid-April. (more...)
President Trump says opioid crisis not public health emergency President Trump says opioid crisis not public health emergency
- August 11, 2017

Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, said in a statement. The creation of a specialized unit to combat the opioid crisis is a positive step from the current US administration to fulfill a key Trump campaign promise to aggressively fight opioid addiction. (more...)
Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated due to smoke Oxford Circus Tube station evacuated due to smoke
- August 11, 2017

The train pulled in to Oxford Circus and passengers were ushered away as smoke quickly started filling the station. "Just get back". She looked scared. TfL said there will be further information once the situation has been investigated. A spokesman for the British Transport Police told MailOnline it was too early to say the cause of the fire but said Oxford Circus had been closed. (more...)
Protesters Storm Abuja, Ask Buhari to Return Home Protesters Storm Abuja, Ask Buhari to Return Home
- August 11, 2017

Shehu maintained that President Buhari handed over to his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo , according to the Constitution and, therefore, has not breached any law. Any such calls as being made by this or any other group represent an irrational assault on the constitution and should be ignored by well-meaning members of the public. (more...)
People disappointed over breakdown of Grand Alliance: Sharad Yadav People disappointed over breakdown of Grand Alliance: Sharad Yadav
- August 11, 2017

The veteran socialist leader would visit seven districts in Bihar during his three-day tour. "People have trusted the Grand Alliance with a five-year mandate". Yadav's visit to state, his first since the JD (U) broke away from the Grand Alliance to form a new government with the BJP, has sparked talks of a possible division in the JD (U). (more...)
Ravi Karunanayake resigns from Foreign Minister post Ravi Karunanayake resigns from Foreign Minister post
- August 11, 2017

Karunanayake's name had surfaced in a controversial Central Bank bond scam which is being investigated. In a special statement in Parliament on Thursday, Mr. Although Karunanayake has not been charged, opposition lawmakers had been calling for his resignation over conflict of interest and ethical issues. (more...)
Photos of Trump golfing posted online Photos of Trump golfing posted online
- August 11, 2017

An Instagram user posted a photo of himself and the president posing on the course at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster on Wednesday. The President, donning a red "Make America Great Again" hat, was all smiles Wednesday posing with Mike Fazio, CEO of Prime Staffing in NY, for the snapshot at the Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, N.J. (more...)
BMC makes singing of Vande Mataram a must in its schools BMC makes singing of Vande Mataram a must in its schools
- August 11, 2017

As per the NM, Patil wants the BMC to make singing of the national song mandatory in all schools the BMC funds. (File photo) Following the Madras High Court ruling making Vande Mataram mandatory in schools in Tamil Nadu, Sandeep Patel, a BJP corporator from P-South Ward (Goregaon West) of the BMC had demanded that singing of the national song be made compulsory in BMC-run schools. (more...)
Are Insiders Shedding Shares of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT)? Are Insiders Shedding Shares of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT)?
- August 11, 2017

The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc invested in 0.31% or 763,022 shares. 126 funds opened positions while 368 raised stakes. 266.79 million shares or 0.98% less from 269.42 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Commonwealth Equity Ser has invested 0% in Yadkin Financial Corp (NYSE:YDKN). (more...)
Coast Guard Search Underway off Madison Coast Coast Guard Search Underway off Madison Coast
- August 11, 2017

Tuesday. As of Thursday morning, the search is suspended pending further information. However, the Coast Guard said neither contained any gear nor showed any signs of recent use. A drug smuggling operation has been smashed after Coast Guard officers spotted huge bundles of marijuana while responding to a distress call. "I came down to go for my morning paddle board and there were fire trucks here and firefighters looking out at the sea", said Matt Kenna, an eyewitness. (more...)
Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime' Mattis warns North Korea to stand down or face 'end of regime'
- August 11, 2017

Tension in the region has risen since North Korea carried out two nuclear bomb tests a year ago and two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. Guam is home to about 163,000 people and a US military base that includes a submarine squadron, an air base and a Coast Guard group. While Trump said the nuclear arsenal was more powerful than ever before, USA officials say it takes decades to actually modernize nuclear weapons. (more...)
Parsing Tough Rhetoric On North Korea 15:00 Download
- August 11, 2017

President Donald Trump says the United States' nuclear arsenal is "far stronger and more powerful than ever before". We should not be engaging in the same kind of blustery and provocative statements as North Korea about nuclear war. He puts most of the leaders, internationally as well as here at home, in a predicament of a kind, where they can not understand. "I think we have a fair number of rational players in the United States and Washington", he said. (more...)
President Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a National Emergency President Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a National Emergency
- August 11, 2017

Among other proposals, the report asks for greater support for law enforcement and US Postal Service efforts - through more manpower and better technology, for example - to catch fentanyl as it's transported. "We're not going to arrest our way out of this epidemic", Alexander said. Trump went on to say that he plans to spend a lot of time and money on addressing the opioid epidemic . (more...)

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