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Paul Hollywood says he has the looks of the Night King Paul Hollywood says he has the looks of the Night King
- August 22, 2017

Who are the 12 contestants? Kate taught herself to bake when she began to grow her own veg two years ago and is fond of "old-fashioned" baking techniques. So we were excited to sit down and watch the new Bake Off , and make some judgements for ourselves. Her comments did not chime with those of Jay Hunt, the channel's chief executive, who had said moments earlier that she was "very sensitive" to the show's move from the BBC to a commercial environment. (more...)
New app lets WCPSS track child's bus New app lets WCPSS track child's bus
- August 22, 2017

Wake partnered with Synovia, the company that provides the Global Positioning System data for the 740 school buses that will be on the road for the new school year. "We have a 20-minute delay sometimes depending on the day or the weather, so it's a huge help for me to be home and making sure he's safe", said Carpenter Elementary parent Jeremy Cleveland. (more...)
Tornado watch issued for GLOW region Tornado watch issued for GLOW region
- August 22, 2017

A severe thunderstorm is classified as a storm with wind gusts at or over 58mph and/or a storm that has hail the size of a quarter or larger. UPDATE: Just after the tornado watch was issued, the NWS issued a sever thunderstorm warning for portions of all counties in the GLOW region. (more...)
Total solar eclipse moves across US Total solar eclipse moves across US
- August 22, 2017

At the Southern Illinois University campus in Carbondale, Illinois, the 15,000-seat football stadium was sold out for Monday. The last time such a spectacle unfolded from the Pacific to the Atlantic was in 1918. "I literally had chill bumps", said zoo volunteer Stephan Foust. Sunday, the Oregon National Guard was called in, where the town of about 7,000 people faced gridlock traffic. (more...)
Pedro Pascal Joins The Cast Of The Equalizer 2 Pedro Pascal Joins The Cast Of The Equalizer 2
- August 22, 2017

It was based on the TV show of the same name. The movie also stars Denzel Washington , who will be reprising his role as Robert McCall. Pascal, an American actor , born in Chile, achieved prominence on the small screen, with notable runs on The Good Wife , Lights Out , Brothers & Sisters, Red Widow , Graceland and The Mentalist . (more...)
Kushner leads USA delegation for peace talks in Middle East Kushner leads USA delegation for peace talks in Middle East
- August 22, 2017

Abbas recently griped that he doesn't understand the Trump administrations policy toward Israel - complaining that the administration won't go public with its support for a two-state solution and a halt to Israeli settlements. CNN previously reported that the three officials planned to make a trip to the Middle East this month. They were to hold meetings in Israel on Thursday , according to the report. (more...)
Russian film and theatre director detained over embezzlement claims Russian film and theatre director detained over embezzlement claims
- August 22, 2017

Petrenko confirmed that "he pleaded not guilty during the interrogation". At the Bolshoi, Serebrennikov has staged the Rimsky-Korsakov opera "The Golden Cockerel" and a ballet based on Mikhail Lermontov's novel "A Hero of our Time", which won a prestigious Golden Mask award previous year. (more...)
Erdogan: Turkey, Iran Closer to 'Joint Action' Against Kurdish Groups Erdogan: Turkey, Iran Closer to 'Joint Action' Against Kurdish Groups
- August 22, 2017

The Kurdistan Free Life Party has occasionally clashed with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as well. The Iranian top general's visit to Ankara has both historical and cyclical importance. Also, the Arabic-language al-Mayadeen news channel quoted Erdogan as saying that his country might conduct a joint operation with Iran against the PKK positions in Shingal and Qandil. (more...)
White House on lockdown after suspicious package found White House on lockdown after suspicious package found
- August 22, 2017

The lockdown was first initiated around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday after an unattended bag was found along the White House's North Fence line. The scene was cleared near the White House around 2:10 p.m. The news comes on the heels of a report of a suspicious package discovered on the steps of House side of the U.S. Capitol. He is traveling to Arizona for a scheduled campaign rally. (more...)
Mnuchin's Wife Linton Calls Critic 'Adorably Out of Touch' in Instagram Brouhaha Mnuchin's Wife Linton Calls Critic 'Adorably Out of Touch' in Instagram Brouhaha
- August 22, 2017

Louise Linton , wife of Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin , has given up so much for her country. "I think my post was just five or six words, and she had to go on basically a rant about it to make herself look more important and look smarter, better, richer - all those things", she said , adding that she regretted letting Ms. (more...)
Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins
- August 22, 2017

South Korean media reports have said the USA was considering scrapping a plan to bring in two aircraft carriers to the peninsula. US Defense Secretary James Mattis explained the reduction is due to the current focus on integration operations and a requirement for fewer people, and that it is not due to tensions with North Korea. (more...)
Train crash kills 23 in India Train crash kills 23 in India
- August 22, 2017

Over 65 ambulances were pressed into service to ferry the injured to the hospital. NDRF teams were mobilised for rescue operation, officials said. Over 150 injured were being treated in Muzaffarnagar and Meerut. "I am personally monitoring situation". Following the derailment, locals rushed to the spot to help people trapped in the derailed coaches. Suresh Prabhu has also announced compensation for the deceased and injured. (more...)
US War Games Likely to Trigger Another North Korea Missile Test - Seoul US War Games Likely to Trigger Another North Korea Missile Test - Seoul
- August 22, 2017

Moon's remarks followed a heated war of words between Washington and Pyongyang . President Trump yesterday praised a decision by Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, not to fire missiles towards the US Pacific island of Guam , as the regime had threatened last week. (more...)
Voluntary evacuations after historic flooding hits Kansas City again Voluntary evacuations after historic flooding hits Kansas City again
- August 22, 2017

Kansas City Police Department and Kansas City Fire Department had to conduct multiple rescues. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flooding warning for much of the area. Flood waters swallowed a man's auto and drowned him Tuesday morning along Highway 69 south of Louisburg after a night of torrential rains flooded many local roadways. (more...)
Divers search flooded parts of damaged USA warship for 10 missing sailors Divers search flooded parts of damaged USA warship for 10 missing sailors
- August 22, 2017

China, Washington's main rival for influence in the Asia-Pacific, has seized on the collision of a USA destroyer to accuse the Navy of endangering maritime navigation in the region. Alnic MC is a 600-foot, 30,000 grt oil and chemical tanker. Malaysia's Maritime Enforcement Agency said the area is at the start of a designated sea lane for ships sailing into the busy Singapore Strait. (more...)
Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million Powerball jackpot surges to $650 million
- August 22, 2017

Whitpain Beverage gets a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. Once again, there were no winning tickets for Saturday night's Powerball drawing . Players may select their own numbers using a Powerball playslip, or they may opt for computer-selected quick picks. "For those of you still playing for the big jackpot, we urge you to play responsibly and within your means", she added. (more...)
Summons not received: Nawaz, sons refuse to present before NAB Summons not received: Nawaz, sons refuse to present before NAB
- August 22, 2017

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday issued second notice to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar asking him to appear before investigation team on August 22 to join inquiry regarding his assets and funds, Dawn News reported. It has not yet been confirmed whether the Sharifs will appear before investigators today. The apex court had ruled that Sharif had been "dishonest to the parliament and the courts in not disclosing his employment in the Dubai-based Capital FZE company in his 2013 ... (more...)
Giraffes run crazily during solar eclipse at Nashville Zoo Giraffes run crazily during solar eclipse at Nashville Zoo
- August 22, 2017

Meanwhile, at zoos in dark eclipse zones, there were reports of animals racing in circles and running for shelter. That isn't what happened, however, as he forgot for a moment that giraffes enjoy playing at twilight, which is exactly what they were doing. (more...)
Merciless retaliation: N Korea issues fiery threats over US-South Korea drills Merciless retaliation: N Korea issues fiery threats over US-South Korea drills
- August 22, 2017

In a statement issued by the North Korean military's Panmunjom truce village representative on Tuesday, the North said the USA has ignored its warning to act cautiously. "China should also make clear that if North Korea launches missiles that threaten United States soil first and the U.S. retaliates, China will stay neutral", it added. (more...)
North Korea slams US-South Korea computer-simulated drills North Korea slams US-South Korea computer-simulated drills
- August 22, 2017

The United States and South Korean began long-planned joint military exercises on Monday called the Ulchi Freedom Guardian, which the allies have said were purely defensive and did not aim to increase tension on the Korean peninsula. Donald Trump had promised "fire and fury" would hit North Korea if Kim Jong-un fired the missiles at the U.S. territory of Guam. It justifies its weapons programs by pointing to perceived US hostility and regularly threatens to destroy the United States. (more...)

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