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New ISIS video appears to show US-born child soldier New ISIS video appears to show US-born child soldier
- August 26, 2017

The current whereabouts of Yousef's parents are unclear and the boy switches between English and Arabic in the video. The boy, who identified himself as Yousef and claims to be the son of an American soldier, said he moved to Syria with his mother two years ago. (more...)
Egypt: Trump calls el-Sissi to stress ties despite aid cut Egypt: Trump calls el-Sissi to stress ties despite aid cut
- August 26, 2017

Egypt had protested on Wednesday a USA decision to withhold some military and financial aid over human rights concerns. Egypt receives annual military aid of 1.3 billion US dollars, making it the second largest recipient of USA annual aid after Israel , Washington's top ally in the region. (more...)
Ending DACA Would Be Ending DACA Would Be "Pandering to Far-Right Zealots"
- August 26, 2017

Unfortunately, members of the Tea Party killed the effort in Congress, Republican senators abandoned the effort, and Trump's election campaign dumbed down the GOP's immigration policy platform to three words: build a wall. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Andrew Hanen, who issued an injunction freezing an expansion of the DACA program in 2015, explained that, "DHS cannot reasonably claim that, under a general delegation to establish enforcement policies, it can establish a blanket ... (more...)
Police detain man with knife outside Buckingham Palace Police detain man with knife outside Buckingham Palace
- August 26, 2017

Police responded Friday night to an area outside Buckingham Palace due to an alleged assault. "Heavy rifles on display traffic at a halt", said Amir Jan Malik. A statement from New Scotland Yard said the officers stopped the man around 8:35 p.m. (3:35 p.m. ET) because they believed he was in possession of a knife. (more...)
Metro Vancouver bridge tolls to be lifted September 1 Metro Vancouver bridge tolls to be lifted September 1
- August 26, 2017

That's because Premier John Horgan has fulfilled an NDP campaign promise and declared that tolls will be removed from the Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges. A one-way crossing of the Port Mann costs $3.15 for cars, pickup trucks and SUV's, $6.30 for medium-sized vehicles like a auto with a trailer and $9.45 for commercial vehicles. (more...)
Qatar must go: Chad gives Qatari diplomats a goodbye kick Qatar must go: Chad gives Qatari diplomats a goodbye kick
- August 26, 2017

N'djamena, believed close to Libya's United Arab Emirates-backed Khalifa Haftar, blamed Qatar for supporting the Libya-based group to ouster the Deby regime. The Qatari side added that the reason of closure of the Qatar Embassy in N'Djamena is "political blackmail against the State of Qatar with the intention of joining the siege countries for very well known reasons". (more...)
Man shot after attacking Brussels troops Man shot after attacking Brussels troops
- August 26, 2017

There is a heavy police presence in the area and public transport has been restrited. The man is in a critical condition, Belgian prosecutors told Reuters. A chilling post on the Telegram app called for vehicles to mow down pedestrians on nearby Rue Neuve - where a man wearing a fake suicide belt also triggered a bomb alert a year ago. (more...)
Gary Cohn urges Trump team to do more to condemn neo-Nazis Gary Cohn urges Trump team to do more to condemn neo-Nazis
- August 26, 2017

The president first blamed "many sides" for the violence and later said that there were "very fine people" among the white supremacist groups. After Trump left, Cohn stood uncomfortably fielding questions about the president's statements, and he repeatedly declined to comment. (more...)
Tropical Storm Harvey to Impact Texas Agriculture Tropical Storm Harvey to Impact Texas Agriculture
- August 25, 2017

Hurricane and Tropical Storm Watches are in effect along the Texas Coast. "Persons located within these areas should take all necessary actions to protect life and property from rising water and the potential for other risky conditions". (more...)
ESPN Drops Asian Announcer Named Robert Lee From UVa. Game ESPN Drops Asian Announcer Named Robert Lee From UVa. Game
- August 25, 2017

Just like the school board in OR that is renaming schools with Lynch in their name, ESPN has taken on a responsibility to save people from their own stupidity. We can not walk on eggshells to protect the sensibilities of fools. "In that moment it felt right to all parties", ESPN said in a statement. It also says it's "a shame that this is even a topic of conversation". (more...)
Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum potential reason for war: Turkish nationalist leader Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum potential reason for war: Turkish nationalist leader
- August 25, 2017

Yildirim noted that, the decision to hold a referendum on independence of the Kurdish autonomy of Iraq is erroneous and unsafe. He noted that, the realization of the independence referendum in the Kurdish Autonomous Region seriously damages the interests of Turkey . (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur manager Pochettino wants more summer signings Tottenham Hotspur manager Pochettino wants more summer signings
- August 25, 2017

Having been drawn with Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Apoel Nicosia in the Champions League group stage, Pochettino believes Spurs need more depth in the squad to compete with Europe's elite. "That is a normal period in every club". Spurs fans will be keen to see Sanchez in action, with the 21-year-old centre-back arriving from Ajax for £38.4million and becoming Tottenham's record signing. (more...)
Apple says it's pulling popular apps in Iran due to USA regulations Apple says it's pulling popular apps in Iran due to USA regulations
- August 25, 2017

Taghizadeh pointed out that while some Iranian apps had been removed, others were still available on App Store. Another popular Iranian app that was recently pulled down was DelionFoods , an online food delivery service company. Naturally this has led to the development of Iranian apps, several of which Apple has shut down in recent weeks. The move comes two years after the historic nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, in which Iran accepted curbs on its contested nuclear program ... (more...)
Wildfire in Joe Rich, Hwy 33 closed, evacuations underway Wildfire in Joe Rich, Hwy 33 closed, evacuations underway
- August 25, 2017

BC Wildfire Services has confirmed that they are responding with ground and air crews to a wildfire along Highway 33. As well, crews from 10 fire departments from throughout the Central and Southern interior are supporting the ground level structural fire fight. (more...)
Erdogan says Turkey unease over United States support for YPG Erdogan says Turkey unease over United States support for YPG
- August 25, 2017

Perhaps not coincidentally, Turkish officials complained about the YPG - which they see as a branch or affiliate of the violent Kurdish PKK separatists in Turkey - to U.S. Mr Robinson's family has sent a letter to Theresa May appealing for help and an online petition calling for his release has gained nearly 3,500 signatures since being set up at the end of July. (more...)
South Carolina Governor Issues Order to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business South Carolina Governor Issues Order to Defund Planned Parenthood Abortion Business
- August 25, 2017

The order states the SC DHHS must also coordinate with the Department of Health and Environmental Control to a list of all non-abortion women's health and family planning providers that are qualified for Medicare and Medicaid funding. Those grants can not be spent on abortions, under federal law. That measure nullified a regulation finalized at the end of President Barack Obama's administration that explicitly stopped states from denying federal Title X family planning funds to clinics that ... (more...)
Watching the Charts on Shares of AVEW Holdings Inc (AVEW) Watching the Charts on Shares of AVEW Holdings Inc (AVEW)
- August 25, 2017

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. It is down 2.70% since August 23, 2016 and is uptrending. (TSE:GUY) earned "Outperform" rating by Scotia Capital on Friday, February 24. (NASDAQ:AMD) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: "Advanced Micro Devices, Inc". Breaking: MNR stock has risen through price resistance. (more...)
Stock trading actively: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)
- August 25, 2017

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. lowered its position in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ) by 2.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 518,455 shares of the company's stock after selling 11,442 shares during the period. The insider Kremer Wesley D sold $164,731. (more...)
(NFX) Is At $25.09 Formed Wedge; Baker Hughes (BHI)'s Sentiment Is 1.04
- August 25, 2017

Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. About shares traded. Newfield Exploration Co. More important recent Newfield Exploration Co. Profund Advsr Limited Liability Corp holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) for 59,803 shares. (more...)
PH wins two more golds in athletics in SEA Games PH wins two more golds in athletics in SEA Games
- August 25, 2017

Vietnam dealt the Philippine national women's volleyball team a crushing blow, 26-24, 25-12, 25-23, Friday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games Friday at the MITEC Hall 11 here. Thailand who had started their campaign in uncertain fashion, picked up momentum in the last two matches, especially in the match against Vietnam at the Selayang Stadium Thursday, to move into the semifinals while Indonesia clinched their berth ahead of Vietnam after beating Cambodia 2-0 at the Sham Alam Stadium. (more...)

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