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African Migrants Rejoice After Successfully Crossing Border Between Spain And Morocco African Migrants Rejoice After Successfully Crossing Border Between Spain And Morocco
- August 12, 2017

Video shows a handful of border guards attempting to stop the migrants sprinting through the border. Ceuta has become a magnet for African migrants hoping to reach Spain as it has the EU's only land border with Africa. Last week around 200 migrants tried to pass through the 18-ft high double barbed-wire fence that surrounds Ceuta with around 73 managing to pass the border. (more...)
Texas Decriminalization Bill Stalls Before House Committee Texas Decriminalization Bill Stalls Before House Committee
- August 12, 2017

Though a Senate committee advanced a House version of the bill Tuesday, lawmakers there amended it in a way that will likely be unpalatable to House members, whose own bill replicated one Abbott vetoed during the regular session. Straus has previously said he sees such measures as "manufactured" and "unnecessary." Under the law, penalties for election crimes would be increased to the next-highest offense level. (more...)
Donald Trump says his North Korea warning 'wasn't tough enough' Donald Trump says his North Korea warning 'wasn't tough enough'
- August 12, 2017

On Aug. 8, Trump warned that the USA would take full military action against North Korea if the Kim regime continued to threaten to strike the American mainland. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters with Vice President Mike Pence at his side at Trump's golf estate in Bedminster, N.J., on Thursday. U.S. (more...)
Trump on Special Counsel Mueller, Russia Probe: 'I'm Not Dismissing Anybody' Trump on Special Counsel Mueller, Russia Probe: 'I'm Not Dismissing Anybody'
- August 12, 2017

But I also want the Senate and the House to come out with their findings. The president urged the Mueller team to "get on with the task" of concluding the investigation, denying again that there was collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Man Found Dead in Elevator Pressed Help Button Twice Man Found Dead in Elevator Pressed Help Button Twice
- August 12, 2017

Authorities determined that Komisarchik pushed the emergency button twice on July 6 at 9.09am and 9.17am, and got no response. Police said he had pushed the emergency button twice but got no response. Isaak Komisarchik had been missing since July 5. He was reported missing, and Denver Police made a concerted effort with Komisarchik's family to locate him. (more...)
World's oldest man, Holocaust survivor, dies in Israel aged 113 World's oldest man, Holocaust survivor, dies in Israel aged 113
- August 12, 2017

Kristal claimed his title as the oldest living man at the age of 112 years and 178 days last year, and was given a certificate at his home. As observant Jews, Kristal's family observed the religious Shabbat tradition, which entails engaging in restful activities in honor of a day of rest on Friday evenings. (more...)
Omarosa: It's wrong for Trump to joke about police roughing up suspects Omarosa: It's wrong for Trump to joke about police roughing up suspects
- August 12, 2017

Gordon later suggested that there was a debate among the panel organizers about whether Manigault-Newman would be asked about the Trump administration during the event. Video shows him gasping "I can't breathe," 11 times. Thus far, the actions of this White House have been deeply detrimental to black people and reversed progress on ending police violence. (more...)
Arsenal rally late to defeat Leicester on opening night Arsenal rally late to defeat Leicester on opening night
- August 12, 2017

Aaron Ramsey equalised for Arsenal again in the 83rd minute before Giroud's crucial touch just two minutes later completed the quick turnaround at the Emirates. Arsenal's quickfire lead lasted barely three minutes before Marc Albrighton's cross from the left was headed back into the middle by Leicester's new signing Harry Maguire and Okazaki nodded the ball past flailing Arsenal keeper Petr Cech. (more...)
White House Renovations About Halfway Complete White House Renovations About Halfway Complete
- August 12, 2017

Photo Moving crews removed furniture from the West Wing on Friday before the start of a White House renovation. The picture shows a barely recognizable version of the Oval Office. A White House official told CNN that the East Wing of the White House will also undergo improvements. This month, the major structural changes will be accompanied by cosmetic ones in part created to place Mr. (more...)
No compromise with J&K's special status: CM Mehbooba No compromise with J&K's special status: CM Mehbooba
- August 12, 2017

Did the Prime Minister assure Mehbooba Mufti that the Government of India through the Attorney General would now file a written affidavit counter-response to the PIL against Article 35A? "What she (Mehbooba) said is immaterial". "The basis of agenda of our alliance is that the status quo on Article 370 is to be maintained and none of us will go against it". The law defines permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir, confers on them the special rights and privileges and also imposes ... (more...)
Bihar senior IAS officer body found at Ghaziabad tracks Bihar senior IAS officer body found at Ghaziabad tracks
- August 12, 2017

The relative immediately approached the Delhi Police and asked them to intervene. Investigators said they were yet to ascertain the motive for the alleged suicide but sources said marital discord could be a reason for ending his life. (more...)
United States stocks fall on North Korea worries United States stocks fall on North Korea worries
- August 12, 2017

Wall Street stocks posted their biggest declines in almost three months on Thursday as President Donald Trump doubled down on his warnings to North Korea over its nuclear programme. Asian markets continued to fall on Thursday, with losses of over 1% for the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. "The markets are looking for direction after Wednesday's sharp moves and geopolitical concerns will dominate investor mindsets in the coming days", said Esther Maria Reichelt, an FX strategist at ... (more...)
Knicks agree to terms with Beasley; shore up front office
- August 12, 2017

The Knicks have officially hired former President Barack Obama's brother-in-law to a front-office position . With a longstanding relationship with Mills and a respected pedigree around the basketball world, Robinson is yet another quality hire. (more...)
On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs
- August 12, 2017

Targeting missile launch sites in North Korea. "He understands only force", the command said. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also issued a stark warning to North Korea on Wednesday, telling Pyongyang it should stop any actions that would lead to the "end of its regime and the destruction of its people". (more...)
United States slaps new sanctions on Venezuela United States slaps new sanctions on Venezuela
- August 12, 2017

He told the newly elected constituent assembly that he wanted "a personal conversation" when the two leaders attended the UN General Assembly in NY next month. The Supreme Court of Venezuela has ordered the removal and imprisonment of a Caracas-area mayor for not obeying orders to shut down protests in his district. (more...)
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...)

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