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Filipinos killed in fresh Abu Sayyaf attack in southern Philippines Filipinos killed in fresh Abu Sayyaf attack in southern Philippines
- August 22, 2017

Among the dead were villagers and a militiaman. The first attack was on February 27, 2010 by 70 Abu Sayyaf bandits, setting fire to homes and killing at least 11 people. THE military rescued Vietnamese sailor, Do Trung Huiqe, kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in November previous year and held captive on Mataja Island in Basilan. (more...)
Yet another group pulls event out of Trump's Mar-a-Lago Yet another group pulls event out of Trump's Mar-a-Lago
- August 22, 2017

According to the Palm Beach Post , the Cleveland Clinic - a leading research hospital - and the American Cancer Society have pulled upcoming events from being held at the Florida estate. "We have an unyielding commitment to inspire people to act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world", said Andrew Aiken, the zoo's CEO and president. (more...)
Missing journalist Kim Wall 'died in an accident,' submarine owner says Missing journalist Kim Wall 'died in an accident,' submarine owner says
- August 21, 2017

A major search was launched involving the Danish Navy, including two helicopters and three ships, which briefly spotted the sub before it sank. Rescue crews reported seeing Madsen standing aboard the submarine wearing trademark military fatigues in the vessel's tower whilst it was still afloat. (more...)
Total solar eclipse completes path across America Total solar eclipse completes path across America
- August 21, 2017

Those participating will make "glow in the dark slime" before they go outside to experience the eclipse. Maggie Bockus, a retired school teacher in Saint John, N.B., said she expects watching the eclipse will make her feel "humble". But don't be tempted to look at the sun directly. Watch The Eclipse Make Its Way Across The U.S. Zoo spokesman Jim Bartoo says people were camping out at the zoo entrance at 6 a.m., three hours before the gates opened and seven-and-a-half hours before totality. (more...)
Safe Viewing Tips & Where To View The Eclipse In San Antonio Safe Viewing Tips & Where To View The Eclipse In San Antonio
- August 22, 2017

You can make a pinhole projector out of a box , or use any other object with tiny holes - like a piece of cardstock with a hole, or your outstretched, interlaced fingers-to project an image of the partially eclipsed Sun onto the ground. Yes - it is time for a solar eclipse! Finding a pair online can be a bit expensive (and good luck getting them delivered in time for the event). (more...)
President Trump, Ivanka Trump to Watch Eclipse From White House Balcony President Trump, Ivanka Trump to Watch Eclipse From White House Balcony
- August 21, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected calls for him to resign in protest of President Donald Trump's response to violence at a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend, and defended the president in a statement Saturday evening. (more...)
NASA's stream of the solar eclipse NASA's stream of the solar eclipse
- August 21, 2017

Long lines have formed outside places, selling special protective eclipse sunglasses, with the planetarium, libraries and rooftop bars all offering viewing events to make the most of the occasion. Today is the first time a total solar eclipse has been visible in the US mainland since 1979 , and the first time since 1918 that it's been visible from coast to coast. (more...)
Congress will retain power, if polls held now Congress will retain power, if polls held now
- August 21, 2017

Speaking to media persons thereafter, Ananth Kumar charged that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is misusing the Bureau to cow-down political opponents. In a counter to his allegations, the ACB had released a statement, saying it was a feeble attempt by Basavarajendra to build a false defence. Yeddyurappa said that the corruption case against him is bogus and is just a part of political vendetta against him. (more...)
Georgia ranked same place as coaches poll — Preseason AP poll Georgia ranked same place as coaches poll — Preseason AP poll
- August 21, 2017

The Tigers will face three of those teams this season - LSU on October 14, Georgia on November 11 and Alabama on November 25 - as well as defending national champion and No. Reed, and defensive end Reggie Walker. Penn State has the record at 34 from 1968-2002. Oklahoma, 8. Washington, 9. Preseason rankings are rare in Manhattan. (more...)
Have you experienced hate crime online? Have you experienced hate crime online?
- August 21, 2017

It follows that hateful language should be policed and prosecuted as vigorously online as on the street, Ms Saunders says. The Director of Public Prosecutions appeared on talkRADIO this morning to map out her team's new plans to tackle hate crime. (more...)
US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine
- August 21, 2017

Tensions with Russian Federation will get ratcheted up this week when Secretary of Defense will travel to Ukraine to deliver a message on behalf of President Donald Trump: the US still backs Ukraine's claim to Crimea. Mattis will begin his engagements in Jordan on August 21, meeting with King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lieutenant General Mahmoud Freihat. (more...)
Protests in Hong Kong over jailing of pro-democracy leaders Protests in Hong Kong over jailing of pro-democracy leaders
- August 21, 2017

A protester dressed as a judge and with a mask of Chinese President Xi Jinping stands outside the Court of Final Appeal after marching in Hong Kong on August 20, 2017, to protest the jailing of Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow (not pictured), the leaders of Hong Kong's so-called Umbrella movement, after their sentencing at the High Court on August 17. (more...)
152 dead, 1.5 crore people hit by flood in WB: CM Mamata 152 dead, 1.5 crore people hit by flood in WB: CM Mamata
- August 21, 2017

The Chief Minister also demanded a central government package for her flood-hit state, on the lines of the grants given to BJP-ruled Assam and Gujarat. The condition of South and North Dinajpur districts, majorly affected in the latest flood, was becoming normal though some places in both districts continued to be waterlogged. (more...)
Barcelona attack: suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub killed after opening fire on police Barcelona attack: suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub killed after opening fire on police
- August 21, 2017

Police in Catalonia launched an appeal for information about the fugitive, Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, believed to be the last remaining member of a 12-man cell. He passes people rushing from Las Ramblas. A total of 54 were still in hospital this weekend, 12 of them in a critical condition. The identity of the attacker has now been revealed. (more...)
Brigitte Macron gets official role Brigitte Macron gets official role
- August 21, 2017

Brigitte Macron's role was officially defined by the Élysée Palace today in a charter that falls well short of her husband's original plans to create a formal post of French first lady. This approval rating - of 36% - is roughly the same as that of Donald Trump in America right now, according to FiveThirtyEight's aggregation . She will, however, have two advisers from Macron's own office at her disposal, as well as a secretarial service. (more...)
NAFTA nations end first round of negotiations NAFTA nations end first round of negotiations
- August 21, 2017

The North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) renegotiation started up on August 16th. We'll discuss why. Afterwards, we'll talk about the United States' plans to meet with South Korea over a five-year-old free trade agreement, and then look at why the town of Skagway, Alaska may lose its modern-day gold rush: cruise ship tourism. (more...)
Z Finally Speaks Out About That Infamous Elevator Bust-Up With Solange Z Finally Speaks Out About That Infamous Elevator Bust-Up With Solange
- August 21, 2017

That's my sister. Not my sister-in-law, no, my sister. Although the father-of-three did not give any details as to what actually sparked the altercation , he, however, reassured his fans that their relationship is doing just fine. Jay Z physically attacked by Beyoncé's sister Solange! "In the 30 years that we've been together, I think we've only really, like, butted heads. we can count on one hand". (more...)
GALLERY: Business as usual in Pyongyang as S. Korea-US drills begin GALLERY: Business as usual in Pyongyang as S. Korea-US drills begin
- August 21, 2017

The North's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Sunday said in an editorial that the United States is driving the situation to an "uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war" by pushing ahead with a nuclear war rehearsal against North Korea , while calling for a preemptive strike or preventive war against Pyongyang. (more...)
San Diego's Skies to Be Partly Cloudy for Solar Eclipse San Diego's Skies to Be Partly Cloudy for Solar Eclipse
- August 21, 2017

Easy to call today "partly sunny" with the partial solar eclipse over New Hampshire this afternoon...but we'll see nearly all sunshine out of that 1:30-4pm timeframe. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy with a low around 70. We are also keeping an eye on three areas of low pressure in the Atlantic. (more...)
Yamaha Fazer 25 Launched at 1.28 Lakh Yamaha Fazer 25 Launched at 1.28 Lakh
- August 21, 2017

It develops 19 bhp of power at 8,000 rpm and maximum torque of 20 Nm at 6,000 rpm in FZ25. Priced at INR 1.28 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai ), this new fully faired version is based on Yamaha FZ 25 . The tourer motorcycle also shares 282mm disc brake at the front and 220mm disc on the rear. There is no ABS being offered even as an option. The Fazer 25 will be powered by the same 249cc single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected engine as seen on the FZ25. (more...)

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