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Guam a pawn in US-North Korea confrontations - academic Guam a pawn in US-North Korea confrontations - academic
- August 12, 2017

It appears that the much-hyped threat to possibly obliterate at least a part of Guam may be a preemptive strike. "They're not going to make an out of the blue strike against the U.S., Japan, Guam or South Korea because they know that's national suicide", said Daryl Kimball, Executive Director, Arms Control Association. (more...)
USMC Orders 'Operational Reset' After Osprey Crash Off Australia USMC Orders 'Operational Reset' After Osprey Crash Off Australia
- August 12, 2017

The U.S. side says the accident occurred in a complex situation in which the aircraft was trying to land on a U.S. military ship, according to the ministry. "The loss of every Marine is felt across our entire Marine Corps family", said Col. Tye R. Wallace, the commanding officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit based in Okinawa, Japan , to which the aircraft was assigned. (more...)
Hearing in Penn State pledge's death stretches into 5th day Hearing in Penn State pledge's death stretches into 5th day
- August 12, 2017

Defense attorneys have challenged State College police Detective Dave Scicchitano about his investigation, zeroing in on what the video shows about their particular clients and asking him about how much hazing pressure Piazza would have felt. (more...)
Rochester Hills woman dies in hippopotamus attack Rochester Hills woman dies in hippopotamus attack
- August 12, 2017

While the circumstances surrounding Kirken's deaths remain unclear, an obituary stated that the woman " died quickly in the arms of her son Robert ". There are few details of what exactly happened, but hippos are known as among the most unsafe land animals on earth. Many posted about the shocking loss on social media - but also paying tribute to a vibrant nurturing woman who inspired so many. (more...)
Climate Action: Global Transition Away from HFCs Climate Action: Global Transition Away from HFCs
- August 12, 2017

That means that just one kilogram of an HFC is the equivalent of 1.7 tons of carbon dioxide pollution, said Paul Blowers , a chemical engineering professor at the University of Arizona. Honeywell said in 2014 that the Obama administration's efforts to cut HFC pollution would help the company slash its most potent HFCs by 50 percent by 2020. (more...)
Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump Questions Roil Over First ACA Enrollment Period Under Trump
- August 12, 2017

Such a move, all agree, would intentionally and exponentially explode the already-increasing rates many consumers in many states are paying under Obamacare .Dent, along with fellow Republican Rep. Then we can identify what actually needs fixing. Medicine should not be a for-profit industry. They would not roll back the Obama tax increases that have done so much damage to the economy. (more...)
TSX opens lower as US-North Korea tensions weigh TSX opens lower as US-North Korea tensions weigh
- August 11, 2017

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. "Although it is considered highly unlikely that this tension will escalate into a nuclear war, the market still needs to see how President Trump will eventually deal with his advocating " fire and fury " against North Korea's threat", said Margaret Yang Yan, market analyst at CMC Markets Singapore. (more...)
Trump says U.S. nuclear arsenal stronger than ever Trump says U.S. nuclear arsenal stronger than ever
- August 11, 2017

The tweet came as Trump traded escalating threats with North Korea. A day earlier, he vowed to meet North Korea's threats to strike the USA with "fire and fury". President Donald Trump shares a laugh with (clockwise from left) Ms.Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Secretary Tom Price, U.S. (more...)
30 children die in UP hospital 30 children die in UP hospital
- August 11, 2017

A high-level magisterial probe has been ordered into the incident . The incident comes barely two days after the visit of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to the hospital to review its functioning. This is the second time the company has cut oxygen supply, after April a year ago when it owed Rs 50 lakh. An Indian child patient receives medical treament for Japanese Encephalitis at Gaya Medical College in Gaya on September 14, 2015. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old Florida boy Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old Florida boy
- August 11, 2017

ABC reports that Dominic Caprio was last seen on Thursday in Jupiter, Florida, off of the 100 block of Regions Way. According to the Jupiter Police Department, Dominic's mother, Danielle Caprio, reported her son missing Thursday about 1:24 p.m. (more...)
Ayodhya dispute: Apex court begins hearing pleas against HC verdict Ayodhya dispute: Apex court begins hearing pleas against HC verdict
- August 11, 2017

It has also been put forward by the top court that the parties that have participated to translate the evidence into English within 12 weeks exhibit of paper work. Mr. Dhawan said otherwise a party can translate a document and "add their own spin to it". The apex court , after an intense deliberation for more than one-and-half-hours, reached a consensus on commencement of the hearing on the cross-appeals filed against the 2010 judgement of the Allahabad High Court . (more...)
Refugee rescue boat goes to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean Refugee rescue boat goes to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean
- August 11, 2017

Michael Busch Heuer of the NGO added: "To help those in distress is the duty of anyone who is at sea, without distinction to their origin, colour, religion or beliefs". "They said they don't need or want our help", Sea-Eye founder Michael Buschheuer told Reuters news agency by telephone. Defend Europe began their operations in the Mediterranean last month after crowdfunding over $150,000 from more than 2,000 donors. (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity LP Energy Transfer Equity LP
- August 11, 2017

Meanwhile, due to a recent pullback which led to a fall of nearly -3.35% in the past one month, the stock price is now with underperforming -19.53% so far on the year - still in weak zone. Murphy Capital holds 15,475 shares. It also reduced Arc Logistics Partners Lp (NYSE:ARCX) stake by 243,837 shares and now owns 3.06M shares. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (more...)
Hamilton launches an app for ticket lottery, more Hamilton launches an app for ticket lottery, more
- August 11, 2017

Duplicate entries and dummy email addresses will be flagged and discarded. Now, the juggernaut musical is here to help make losing their lottery so much easier. "There is a lot more to this app that's on the way, and I'm very excited to share it with all our fans in the coming months", he said in a press release. (more...)
Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered 'unusual symptoms' Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered 'unusual symptoms'
- August 11, 2017

USA officials attributed the severe hearing loss to an advanced sonic device, according to the Associated Press news agency. Brianne Maxwell, a spokeswoman for Canada's foreign ministry, said on Thursday officials "are aware of unusual symptoms affecting Canadian and USA diplomatic personnel and their families in Havana". (more...)
Dad, daughter drown in Lake Superior Dad, daughter drown in Lake Superior
- August 11, 2017

Waves were as high as seven feet during the time of the rescue. It continues through tomorrow morning, the fire department said. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says a 38-year-old man from Osceola, Wisconsin and his 10-year-old daughter from Hudson, Wisconsin were swimming and found themselves in trouble, dragged away from shore by a suspected rip current. (more...)
New Hampshire hospital evacuated due to possible chemical leak New Hampshire hospital evacuated due to possible chemical leak
- August 11, 2017

About 20 patients were affected by the incident, including some who experienced dizziness, she added. This story is developing. Multiple ambulances responded to the hospital just before noon on Friday. Exeter Hospital has been evacuated and police and emergency crews, including several ambulances, are on scene. Aerial footage from local media outlets captured patients on hospital beds outdoors and doctors treating them. (more...)
Trump DC Hotel's $2 Million Profit Beats Expectations Trump DC Hotel's $2 Million Profit Beats Expectations
- August 11, 2017

The industry average is $495.91 for comparable hotels, the Journal noted. The higher rates helped lead to the hotel garnering roughly $18 million in revenue during the first four months of 2017. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D., Ore.) called the arrangement "highly unethical". "The Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC is located in the Old Post Office and leased from the General Services Administration (GSA)", the report noted, adding that, as president, Trump is both landlord and tenant ... (more...)
Court Rules Alabama Teacher-Student Sex Law Unconstitutional Court Rules Alabama Teacher-Student Sex Law Unconstitutional
- August 11, 2017

The judge's decision comes after Witt was charged in March last year with having sex with the students aged between 16 and 19 years old while working as a teacher at Decatur High School . State prosecutors, AL.com reported, have argued the law is constitutional and created to protect students. CBS affiliate WHNT reports that Thompson ruled that prosecutors must prove that the teacher used a "position of authority" to "coerce, groom, or otherwise obtain the illegitimate consent of the ... (more...)
Former All Black Charles Piutau to become world rugby's highest-paid player Former All Black Charles Piutau to become world rugby's highest-paid player
- August 11, 2017

Piutau will join Lam at Ashton Gate Stadium next season after his two-year contract with Ulster expires. The reason for paying the versatile back so much is down to the fact that Bristol are not now in the Premiership - though they could well have already been promoted by the time the 25-year-old actually arrives at Ashton Gate. (more...)