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Aussie gov't announces new crackdown on money laundering, terrorism financing Aussie gov't announces new crackdown on money laundering, terrorism financing
- August 19, 2017

In announcing the first stage of reforms to bolster the country's AML and CTF laws with a new bill, Keenan revealed bitcoin exchanges will be now included under the scope of new legislation which will further strengthen AUSTRAC's investigative and law enforcement powers. (more...)
US Allies Warn NKorea Against Firing Missiles at Guam US Allies Warn NKorea Against Firing Missiles at Guam
- August 19, 2017

The diplomatic contacts are occurring regularly between Joseph Yun, the USA envoy for North Korea policy, and Pak Song Il, a senior North Korean diplomat at the country's United Nations mission, according to US officials and others briefed on the process. (more...)
Charlottesville Police chief defends officers, police response at violent rally Charlottesville Police chief defends officers, police response at violent rally
- August 19, 2017

One woman was hurled to the pavement, and the blood from her bruised head was instantly visible. The typically sedate college town of Charlottesville, Virginia, erupted in chaos on Saturday, as white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters in scenes often resembling all-out street brawls. (more...)
Matuidi seals €20m Juventus move Matuidi seals €20m Juventus move
- August 19, 2017

Juventus and PSG have officially confirmed the completion of negotiations on Matuidi. Juventus's official account on Twitter has reported that Matuidi has entered J-Medical again and the official announcement and signing of the contract is expected to be held on Thursday (17/8). (more...)
Wall Street Giant Icahn No Longer Adviser to Trump on Regulatory Reform Wall Street Giant Icahn No Longer Adviser to Trump on Regulatory Reform
- August 19, 2017

Exactly what prompted Icahn's decision to step away from his informal White House role was not immediately clear Friday. Instead he said he stepped down to avoid turf conflicts with Neomi Rao, the administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, and to avoid conflicts of interest over regulations that affect an oil refining company he owns. (more...)
Vietnam criticizes United States religious freedom report Vietnam criticizes United States religious freedom report
- August 19, 2017

Tillerson held ISIS responsible for genocide along with crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing against the Yazidi, Christian and Shiite minorities in Iraq and Syria. "We urge the United States to respect the facts and properly manage its own affairs, and stop using the wrong means of the so-called religious freedom issue to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries." The agency also added that religious minorities across China are doing pretty well and that they enjoy full ... (more...)
Protestors out in Durham following KKK rally rumors Protestors out in Durham following KKK rally rumors
- August 19, 2017

City Manager Tom Bonfield said he is unaware of any permit being obtained for a march, but some downtown businesses are closing and a county worker confirmed the county's administrative offices at 200 E. Tran, 24, along with Dante Emmanuel Strobino, 35, attended Thompson's court hearing on Wednesday morning when they, too, were arrested . The group gathered outside the Old Courthouse in Durham . (more...)
American mayors' group, ADL announce agreement to combat hate American mayors' group, ADL announce agreement to combat hate
- August 19, 2017

Already, they said, more than 400 cities have signed on to the pledge, including large cities like Los Angeles and NY, smaller communities like Gresham, Oregon, and jurisdictions led by Democrats and Republicans. The ADL's New England executive director, Robert Trestan, said he believes the current political climate is contributing to the increase in hate incidents and he has concerns about who could show up at this weekend's rally. (more...)
U.S. states added jobs in July U.S. states added jobs in July
- August 19, 2017

In all, 7,093 Manatee residents sought unemployment in July. The state's unemployment rate dropped slightly from 4.4 percent in June to 4.3 percent in July before seasonal adjustments. "I am proud to announce today that after cutting taxes more than 75 times, Florida businesses have created more than 1.4 million new jobs, officially doubling our promise to create 700,000 jobs in seven years". (more...)
BJP suspends Bihar leader allegedly involved in Srijan scam BJP suspends Bihar leader allegedly involved in Srijan scam
- August 19, 2017

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today recommended a CBI probe into the alleged Bhagalpur Srijan NGO scam, according to PTI. The Bhagalpur district administration has denied that the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) ever sought permission for former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav's proposed public meeting at the Sabour high school ground on Thursday. (more...)
Fox CEO James Murdoch calls out Trump, donates $1M to the ADL Fox CEO James Murdoch calls out Trump, donates $1M to the ADL
- August 19, 2017

Add Fox News boss James Murdoch to the growing list of business executives taking issue with President Donald Trump's Charlottesville riot response. On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook pledged that his company will donate $1 million each to the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center in the wake of the rally in Charlottesville. (more...)
Trump also ends plans for his Infrastructure Council Trump also ends plans for his Infrastructure Council
- August 19, 2017

President Donald Trump has changed his mind about a planned Advisory Council on Infrastructure, the White House said in a statement Thursday. The announcement Trump would disband the council came during what officials had dubbed " infrastructure week " - including an event on Tuesday in which Trump announced an executive order created to streamline the permit process for road and bridge projects. (more...)
Britain will not police Irish border after Brexit Britain will not police Irish border after Brexit
- August 19, 2017

The U.K.'s second proposal involves a customs arrangement that would utilize existing European Union agreements with other countries and "technological fixes" to reduce border crossing delays. London said earlier this week that the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland should stay open after Brexit without "physical border infrastructure and border posts". (more...)
Charlottesville Mayor Calls for Immediate Removal of Confederate Statue Charlottesville Mayor Calls for Immediate Removal of Confederate Statue
- August 19, 2017

Signer said in a statement that he wants Gov. Terry McAuliffe to convene an emergency meeting of the General Assembly to greenlight the removal of the Confederate Gen. On Thursday, he tweeted his apparent support for keeping Confederate monuments and said it was "sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our lovely statues and monuments". (more...)
Rep. Peters Joins Effort to Censure Trump Over Charlottesville Response
- August 19, 2017

The resolution also condemns the president for employing White House staff with ties to the white supremacist movement and urges him to fire advisors who may cater to the movement in the United States. "The president's repulsive defense of white supremacists demands that Congress act to defend our American values", she said . The torch rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, CA. (more...)
If North Korea attacks USA, it 'will regret it fast' If North Korea attacks USA, it 'will regret it fast'
- August 19, 2017

Calling it "the responsibility of all", Macron called on the worldwide community to "act in a concerted, firm and effective manner, as it has just done in the (U.N.) Security Council, to bring North Korea back to the path of dialogue". Trump goes on to compliment Guam, as well as Calvo. China Central Television on Saturday cited Xi as saying that Beijing and Washington are both interested in the denuclearization of the peninsula. (more...)
Obama's Charlottesville response breaks the record for most-liked tweet ever Obama's Charlottesville response breaks the record for most-liked tweet ever
- August 19, 2017

Former US President Barack Obama's Twitter post which contained a quote from Nelson Mandela continues to gain likes on Twitter. And one of those tweets has now become the most liked in Twitter history. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has fumbled while using the social media platform. Also on Tuesday, after three CEOs stepped down from their positions on his manufacturing advisory council, Trump used Twitter to accuse them of being "grandstanders". (more...)
Tokyo, Washington reaffirm military alliance against Pyongyang Tokyo, Washington reaffirm military alliance against Pyongyang
- August 19, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff agreed Friday that their countries should step up their bilateral coordination in dealing with North Korea, and that the worldwide community should increase pressure on Pyongyang. (more...)
SA conservationist killed in Tanzania after nearly a decade of death threats SA conservationist killed in Tanzania after nearly a decade of death threats
- August 19, 2017

It remains unclear whether his death is related to his anti-poaching work. The NTSCIU was recently featured in the Netflix documentary The Ivory Game . Lotter told The Times: "The more you go after them, the more situations where confrontation between poachers and rangers will take place". In a statement , Jane Goodall describes Lotter as one of her heroes, who "worked tirelessly to fight both poachers and corruption" and "faced strong opposition from dealers and many high level government ... (more...)
Analyst Stock Ratings: Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (AXDX), Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP)
- August 19, 2017

About 142,960 shares traded. It is down 18.42% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500. Geosphere Capital Management increased Targa Res Corp ( TRGP ) stake by 14.5% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)

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