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NHC sees 100 pct chance of cyclone over southwestern Gulf of Mexico NHC sees 100 pct chance of cyclone over southwestern Gulf of Mexico
- August 24, 2017

There are growing concerns the system could become a tropical storm, or perhaps a hurricane, as it possibly heads to the Texas coast. Mostly sunny Thursday with a slight chance of a widely scattered sea breeze shower, highs near 100. " Rainfall totals along the coast will likely range from 5" to 10" with locally higher amounts above 15" likely, especially between Corpus Christi and Beaumont. (more...)
Charlie Alliston, cyclist killer of Kim Briggs, faces two years in jail Charlie Alliston, cyclist killer of Kim Briggs, faces two years in jail
- August 24, 2017

Mrs Briggs was hit by Mr Alliston has he travelled at 18mph, suffering "catastrophic" head injuries and dying in hospital. Undated handout photo issued by Metropolitan Police of Kim Briggs. Mr Briggs said he was launching a campaign for a change in the law to honour his wife, and to "try and stop another family having to go through what we have had to go through". (more...)
Chad Shuts Down Qatar Embassy Over Alleged Destabilization Attempts Chad Shuts Down Qatar Embassy Over Alleged Destabilization Attempts
- August 24, 2017

Doha says the Qatari ambassador to Iran who was recalled previous year after Saudi Arabia's severance of ties with Iran will return to Tehran. "The state of Qatar expressed its aspirations to strengthen bilateral relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran in all fields", the Qatari Foreign Ministry said in a statement. (more...)
Trump voices mild optimism about ties with North Korea Trump voices mild optimism about ties with North Korea
- August 24, 2017

Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio said at a news conference with the president of the Guam Visitors Bureau in Tokyo that Guam remains in a "state of normalcy". "He instructed the institute to produce more solid-fuel rocket engines and rocket warhead tips", it added. (more...)
HTC Vive 200 Euro cheaper HTC Vive 200 Euro cheaper
- August 24, 2017

This marks the second price cut for the Rift in just a year. HTC's Vive is an Amazon India exclusive in the country, with the company offering a "free trial to Viveport Subscription , where consumers can choose up to 5 titles per month to experience, and copies of numerous most popular pieces of VR content today, including Google's Tilt Brush , Everest VR, and Richie's Plank Experience ". (more...)
Five UDF MLAs Launch Satyagrah Against Kerala Health Minister Five UDF MLAs Launch Satyagrah Against Kerala Health Minister
- August 24, 2017

The government's silence is astonishing despite court's repeated complaints. Mr.Vijayan said the Minister was heading the selection panel as per the provisions of the Central Act and the State rules and the selection was as per the prescribed procedures. (more...)
Barcelona Attack Suspect 'Still On the Loose' As Manhunt Enters Second Day Barcelona Attack Suspect 'Still On the Loose' As Manhunt Enters Second Day
- August 24, 2017

Footage of the assailants lying dead on the ground showed they had been wearing fake suicide belts. Spanish police say they have killed the man suspected to be behind last week's terrorist attack in Barcelona . Five members of the cell were shot dead by police after they rammed a auto into a group of pedestrians in Cambrils, killing a woman and injuring six others in the early hours of Friday morning. (more...)
Enbridge Energy, LP (EEP) Shares Sold by Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP
- August 24, 2017

Bank Of Nova Scotia acquired 18,000 shares as Grainger W W Inc (GWW)'s stock declined 31.42%. About 672,709 shares traded. Enbridge Energy Management , L.L.C., launched on May 14, 2002, is a limited partner of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (more...)
Analysts See $1.67 EPS for Nordson Corporation (NDSN)
- August 24, 2017

The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Monday, August 24 with "Outperform". The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Hold" on Monday, December 14. Another trade for 23,600 shares valued at $2.92 million was made by KEANE JOHN J on Thursday, March 9. 2,650 Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) shares with value of $329,157 were sold by PEET SHELLY. (more...)
The Commander of the Seventh American Navy was sacked after Warship Incidents
- August 24, 2017

Five U.S. sailors were injured in the crash. The sea-based search east of Singapore "is expanding to encompass a greater area as time goes on", it said. Other than the Fitzgerald's captain, other crew members are also facing non-judicial punishments. Aucoin assumed command of the 7th Fleet in September 2015 and was due to retire in a few weeks. (more...)
Cops find large haul of meth in vehicle Cops find large haul of meth in vehicle
- August 24, 2017

The two passengers, German Michel-Arreola, 22, and Irene Michel-Arreola, 19, all from Los Angeles, are facing felony drug charges in connection with Tuesday's traffic stop. They also face charges for importing the drugs. A 13-year-old boy was behind the wheel and 23 packages containing a crystalline substance inside the vehicle, according to investigators. (more...)
Pakistan FM: We Shouldn't Be 'Scapegoat' for US Failures in Afghanistan Pakistan FM: We Shouldn't Be 'Scapegoat' for US Failures in Afghanistan
- August 24, 2017

Trump mentioned an Afghan prime minister in his remarks. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif briefed the ministers, special assistants and advisors about the US policy review before himself being briefed by the US Ambassador David Hale in meeting earlier today. (more...)
Barcelona's Authorities Boost Security in Tourist Areas After Deadly Van Attack Barcelona's Authorities Boost Security in Tourist Areas After Deadly Van Attack
- August 24, 2017

The militants urge supporters to "wage war wherever they are", and praised the men killed or arrested following Thursday's attack in Catalonia. The three images show a slim man wearing sunglasses seemingly walking through what El Pais says is traditional La Boqueria market just off Las Ramblas. (more...)
Pakistan has to do more for stability in Afghanistan Pakistan has to do more for stability in Afghanistan
- August 24, 2017

To a question about Pakistan's concerns with respect to India, he said the United States encourages both the countries to engage in dialogue to reduce tensions between them. She emphasized on diplomatic and political process for establishing peace in Afghanistan. Yang said Washington and Beijing communicate and cooperate on a "wide range of areas" and the two diplomats discussed Trump's planned visit to China later this year. (more...)
Members Resign From White House Council on Infrastructure Security Members Resign From White House Council on Infrastructure Security
- August 24, 2017

The council members providing that confirmation were Dorgelo; Christy Goldfuss, a vice president at the Center for American Progress who chaired Obama's Council on Environmental Quality; DJ Patil, formerly US chief data scientist under Obama; and Daniel Tangherlini, former administrator of the General Services Administration. (more...)
George RR Martin Isn't Here For Your Game of Thrones Fan Theories George RR Martin Isn't Here For Your Game of Thrones Fan Theories
- August 24, 2017

About twenty of them have died already, which are quite alive to me and will appear in a new book ", Martin said . Martin told EW via email that he doesn't recall saying that he doesn't watch the acclaimed HBO drama series and notes that perhaps something was mangled during translation. (more...)
Buhari's government lifts ban on post-UTME screening by varsities Buhari's government lifts ban on post-UTME screening by varsities
- August 24, 2017

The decision was unanimously reached by stakeholders at a combined policy meeting on admissions into universities, polytechnics and other higher institutions in Nigeria, held in Abuja on Tuesday. " It will also allow for flexible cut-off marks and candidates are allowed to make their choice of institution and course ", he said. 180 cut-off mark was adopted a year ago. (more...)
Canadian Pacific Railway Earns Media Analysis Sentiment Points of 0.21 Canadian Pacific Railway Earns Media Analysis Sentiment Points of 0.21
- August 24, 2017

Zacks Investment Research upgraded Canadian Pacific Railway Limited from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $181.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. The stock's 50 day moving average is $158.44 and its 200-day moving average is $153.89. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a 12-month low of $139.29 and a 12-month high of $167.52. (more...)
Acer Nitro 5 Convertible Laptop now available for gamers Acer Nitro 5 Convertible Laptop now available for gamers
- August 24, 2017

The unusual bit is that this is a convertible gaming laptop . Considering the system will have a U-series chip (versus, say, an HQ-series processor), it'll be interesting to see how performance pans out. For the GPU, Acer has packed the GeForce GTX 1050 into the Nitro 5 Spin with GDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of PCIe SSD for the internal storage. The company also said that 802.11ac MU-MIMO Wi-Fi would also be available, but full storage, graphics, and networking options are now unknown. (more...)
Trump supporter reportedly shouts death wish for Sen. John McCain Trump supporter reportedly shouts death wish for Sen. John McCain
- August 24, 2017

McCain by name, but he did say - to the delight of rally-goers - "One vote away!" Without naming names, Trump spent a few seconds of his 75-minute speech criticizing Arizona's two GOP senators, McCain and Sen. McCain cast the deciding no vote that killed the repeal-and-replace bill 49-51. He and Trump have butted heads for quite a while, dating back to a 2015 insult of the Navy veteran's war record. (more...)