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Auburn football ranked just outside Top 10 of preseason AP poll Auburn football ranked just outside Top 10 of preseason AP poll
- August 21, 2017

LSU has not finished better than its preseason AP ranking since 2011, a five-year stretch that saw the Tigers finish the season no better than No. 13. 2, preventing the first 1 vs 2 opening game since the AP preseason poll began in 1950. Florida State was also voted third in the USA Today Coaches Poll released on August 3. (more...)
John Oliver on Trump: 'Terrifying entity who viciously attacks his enemies' John Oliver on Trump: 'Terrifying entity who viciously attacks his enemies'
- August 21, 2017

Oliver shows his frustration in our claims that we were going to fix this problem for decades , yet, we are not one step closer to figuring it out. Oliver says that despite years of using nuclear energy, the country still doesn't have a permanent facility for its storage. (more...)
BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayandar civic polls; bags 61 of 95 seats BJP sweeps Mira-Bhayandar civic polls; bags 61 of 95 seats
- August 21, 2017

Shiv Sena nonetheless improved its tally from 15 to 22 seats. The BJP had fielded 90 candidates for MBMC civic polls while its ally Republican Party of India (Athawale) had put forward four of its candidates. He further added, "Congratulations to leaders&karyakartas for spectacular win! I assure speedy development there", Fadnavis tweeted. "The election victory is due to the wave of "vishwas & vikas" created by PM Narendra Modi ji and team BJP's efforts!" he said. (more...)
US Starts China Trade Investigation US Starts China Trade Investigation
- August 21, 2017

Beijing's response to the probe comes after USA trade Representative Robert LighthizerRobert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerMORE announced the probe on Friday. The Trump administration has been pressing Beijing to take steps to encourage North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes. With the investigation predicted to last as much as a year, it marks Trump's first trade action against "unfair" Chinese practices, which supposedly include yuan devaluation and steel dumping in addition to ... (more...)
Dutch Bros Coffee recalls solar eclipse glasses Dutch Bros Coffee recalls solar eclipse glasses
- August 21, 2017

A coffee company has issued a recall notice of all of its eclipse glasses. Glasses meeting an global safety regulation are recommended to protect eyesight. We are now issuing a full voluntary recall of these glasses. Dutch Bros officials said they purchased these glasses after receiving certification of ISO compliance from the manufacturer. (more...)
United States insists military ready to counter North Korea United States insists military ready to counter North Korea
- August 21, 2017

The United States and Japan will step up their defense cooperation to deal with the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea as tensions in East Asia remain high, officials from the two allies said on Thursday. North Korea views such exercises as preparations to invade it. The United States has about 28,000 troops in South Korea. North Korea, which is angry over new United Nations sanctions condemning its rapidly developing nuclear and missile program, continued its tough stance on Monday. (more...)
Parents die, kids hospitalized after family falls off cliff Parents die, kids hospitalized after family falls off cliff
- August 21, 2017

Howard said the shoes were too big for the 4 year-old that was rescued and this suggested there was another child not yet found. Jacob Green, 7, who was found by a Sheriff's Detective, sustained a broken right arm and ankle and is in good condition. (more...)
Trump bankrupts Secret Service to pay for constant vacations and luxury travel Trump bankrupts Secret Service to pay for constant vacations and luxury travel
- August 21, 2017

According to Alles, the Secret Service protects 42 members of the Trump administration, which includes 18 members of the president's family. Trump spent numerous winter months flying to Florida to spend time in his Mar-a-Lago resort and recently has spent weekends at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey . (more...)
120 gas canisters found for 'one or more' attacks in Barcelona 120 gas canisters found for 'one or more' attacks in Barcelona
- August 21, 2017

The massive manhunt was launched amid fears that they could be preparing further attacks at popular tourist areas. Meantime, one wanted man, Moussa Oukabir , was among the suspects killed by police early Friday in Cambrils, an official with a union for Spain's Civil Guard police force told The Associated Press. (more...)
OH judge shot, 1 person in custody OH judge shot, 1 person in custody
- August 21, 2017

The shooting occurred just minutes after 8 a.m. today in Court Alley, which is adjacent to the courthouse. Officials say he is now in stable condition. The suspect was shot and killed when a probation officer at the scene returned fire. Officials told WTOV the courthouse would be closed Monday, in light of the shooting. (more...)
David Bowie was offered sex with a fresh corpse, new book claims David Bowie was offered sex with a fresh corpse, new book claims
- August 21, 2017

An upcoming biography of David Bowie reveals new details about the singer's life, including some unusual propositions, NME reported. Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen. (more...)
Putin Names New Ambassador to US Putin Names New Ambassador to US
- August 21, 2017

Antonov, 62, has served as a deputy foreign minister since December. He returned to the Foreign Ministry last December to serve as a deputy responsible for military politics, although his eventual nomination as ambassador to the United States was expected before any announcement was made. (more...)
3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe 3 children die in Raipur hospital; CM Raman Singh orders probe
- August 21, 2017

However, authorities claimed that there was no shortage of oxygen supply and attributed the deaths to illness. The attendant, Ravi Chandra, has been suspended by Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital and arrested. The secretary of health and director of health services reached the hospital and are monitoring the situation. "No one responsible for this tragic incident will be spared", said CM Raman Singh . (more...)
$50K Powerball ticket sold in Norfolk; grand prize swells to $650M $50K Powerball ticket sold in Norfolk; grand prize swells to $650M
- August 21, 2017

That means you are actually more likely to be killed by an asteroid (1 in 700,000), be struck by lightning while drowning (1 in 183 million) or give birth to quadruplets (1 in 729,000). And there's been two other Powerball jackpots that have passed the $400 million mark so far in 2017. No one claimed the winning numbers of 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and a Powerball of 13 on Saturday evening - ultimately extending the lottery's streak with no winners, which began on June 10. (more...)
No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650 million No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650 million
- August 21, 2017

None were from Pennsylvania. No one won the $ 535 million Powerball jackpot in Wednesday's drawing. The largest Powerball jackpot of all time still stands at a whopping $1.586 billion dollars set back on January 13, 2016. Virgin Islands. Each ticket costs $2. Deadline to purchase tickets is 9:45 p.m. But before people set their hopes up too high, the chances of winning are about 1 in almost 300 million. (more...)
Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff
- August 21, 2017

But, because of the increased attention on the Korean peninsula, North Korea's allies of China and Russian Federation are making louder calls to freeze these exercises in the interest of getting North Korea back to the table to talk about de-escalating aggression on the peninsula. (more...)
Schools cancel class over issue with eclipse glasses Schools cancel class over issue with eclipse glasses
- August 21, 2017

Anthony Strong said. It's a big reason why staff at Community Day School in Sarasota ditched the 150 solar glasses they ordered on Amazon after recently finding out the glasses aren't verified. The Bryan County School District made a decision to use this "once in a lifetime" event as a learning opportunity. As far as his students, "we got high school kids they don't really care about all that stuff especially the football kids all they want to do is play football". (more...)
Syrian Army Advances on Deir ez-Zor From 3 Directions - Russian MoD Syrian Army Advances on Deir ez-Zor From 3 Directions - Russian MoD
- August 21, 2017

The ministry noted that ISIS terrorists, having suffered heavy losses in Raqqa and Homs provinces, are now trying to make their last stand in Deir ez-Zor. "With Deir-ez-Zor's deblocking, the main forces of the most odious terrorist groups [Daesh], which aims to create the so-called "caliphate", would be defeated". (more...)
Tejashwi, Rabri demand Nitish's resignation over Srijan scam Tejashwi, Rabri demand Nitish's resignation over Srijan scam
- August 21, 2017

Bihar government has already ordered a CBI investigation into the scam which led to nine FIRs and 12 arrests registered by state police. A report by ANI states that Mandal was suffering from cancer and his kidneys were also damaged. However, Mandal's family members have charged that the government did not provide proper treatment to him as he might have spilled the beans in the Srijan scam in which several people would have been arrested. (more...)
Pakistan to host World XI, Sri Lanka, Windies Pakistan to host World XI, Sri Lanka, Windies
- August 21, 2017

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed that 15 players from seven different countries have agreed to visit the country as part of the World XI squad visiting to play a three-match T20 series to be held in Lahore next month. (more...)

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