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Shock revelations Tony Abbott was too drunk to do his job Shock revelations Tony Abbott was too drunk to do his job
- August 27, 2017

Mr Abbott toppled Mr Turnbull for the Liberal Party leadership later in 2009, only for Mr Turnbull to reclaim it in 2015 , when Mr Abbott was prime minister. Abbott made the confession to political journalist and commentator Annabel Crabb for an upcoming episode of ABC series The House . Mr Swan, who has publicly accused Mr Abbott of lying about the reason for his absence for years, questioned why he had now finally admitted it. (more...)
Trump tells veterans he's keeping campaign promises on VA, military strength Trump tells veterans he's keeping campaign promises on VA, military strength
- August 27, 2017

At the American Legion's annual convention in Reno, Nevada, Trump praised the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 that he said would enable veterans "to get decisions in a fraction of the time". In keeping with the committee's tradition of bipartisanship, the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 was cosponsored by every single member of the committee. (more...)
Police searching for suspect connected to August 12 assault in Charlottesville Police searching for suspect connected to August 12 assault in Charlottesville
- August 27, 2017

Charlottesville police have announced charges against three more people relating to the August 12 white nationalist rally in Virginia. Ramos, who was charged with malicious wounding, is described as a white/Hispanic male, 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds. (more...)
The RNC Has Officially Condemned Nazis, KKK And White Supremacists The RNC Has Officially Condemned Nazis, KKK And White Supremacists
- August 27, 2017

One woman, Heather Heyer, died and several others were injured when a auto plowed through a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville after white supremacists held a rally to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Charlottesville protest and president's response to those events happened. President Donald Trump's remarks insisting Charlottesville violence was evident "on many sides", and later, came from "both sides", including the "alt-left", has marred his entire albeit ... (more...)
Jets lose to Giants, 32-31 Jets lose to Giants, 32-31
- August 27, 2017

Depending on the severity of the injury, Petty's chances at being named the opening day starter for the Jets could be in doubt. Petty went 15/18 for 250 yards. All signs point to the veteran journeyman McCown winning the job (he of the 72.9 quarterback rating in 2016), simply because the other options are so, so bad. (more...)
Insiders and Institutional Investors Selling Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)
- August 27, 2017

The Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc holds 291,792 shares with $9.42 million value, up from 281,960 last quarter. Roanoke Asset Management Corp bought 75,015 shares as the company's stock rose 23.58% with the market. The shares price has positioned 2.70% up over the past quarter while it has directed -10.67% toward a falling position throughout past six months. Wills Gru invested 1.19% in Visa Inc (NYSE:V). (more...)
President Abbas discusses peace with Saudi crown prince, Qatari Emir President Abbas discusses peace with Saudi crown prince, Qatari Emir
- August 27, 2017

According to Al-Hayat, a US delegation headed by Kushner told Abbas this week that "stopping settlement construction is impossible because it will cause the collapse of the Netanyahu government". L-R: Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer, US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategy Dina Powell and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman meet in Tel ... (more...)
North Korea fires possible ballistic missile North Korea fires possible ballistic missile
- August 27, 2017

North Korea has threatened to fire ballistic missiles across the Japanese mainland toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, which followed its test-firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. The new measures took effect immediately. Shells hit islands standing in for South Korea's Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands while special forces landed in rubber boats or parachuted in and "wiped out the desperate enemy with various combat methods", the Korean Central News Agency said. (more...)
Messi double downs Alaves Messi double downs Alaves
- August 27, 2017

Barcelona was still without Ousmane Dembele, who was announced as Neymar's replacement on Friday, and it also couldn't count on the injured Luis Suarez. With the win, Barcelona is provisionally in second place with six points, while Alaves is near the bottom of the standings with none. Messi has scored five goals in the 90th minute of league matches and 18 more in stoppage time - including a penalty 14 minutes beyond the scheduled 90 against Espanyol in 2008, after a lengthy delay ... (more...)
US Officials Injured in US Officials Injured in "Sound attack" in Cuba
- August 27, 2017

Officials in Canada said in early August that they were "aware of unusual symptoms affecting Canadian and USA diplomatic personnel and their families in Havana", a spokesperson for Global Affairs Canada told the AP. Several of the diplomats were recent arrivals at the embassy, which reopened in 2015 as part of former President Barack Obama's reestablishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba. (more...)
Orlando Bloom books fantasy TV role Orlando Bloom books fantasy TV role
- August 27, 2017

Bloom will be playing the main character, the fancifully named Rycroft Philostrate, who's trying to get to the bottom of a "faerish refugee"'s death. " Carnival Row " is based on screenwriter Travis Beacham's script for "A Killing on Carnival Row ". (more...)
Republicans quick to dismiss Trump's government shutdown threats Republicans quick to dismiss Trump's government shutdown threats
- August 27, 2017

Mr Trump faces a potential backlash from his base, however, because of his vocal support on the campaign trail for reining in the United States debt. Trump's threat to shut down the government if Congress doesn't fund his wall has set a chain reaction into motion that could lead to a government shutdown . (more...)
US says NKorea fired three 'short-range' ballistic missiles US says NKorea fired three 'short-range' ballistic missiles
- August 27, 2017

Military officials were analyzing data to determine what type of missiles were used, it said. The launches were spread over a period of 30 minutes, he added. But this latest test did not threaten the USA or Guam, the US military said. However, some experts say North Korea is now mainly focused on the bigger picture of testing its bargaining power against the United States with its new long-range missiles and likely has no interest in letting things get too tense during the drills. (more...)
Bihar Flood Victims Loot Fodder To Save Cattle Bihar Flood Victims Loot Fodder To Save Cattle
- August 27, 2017

According to an official release, as many as 7,61,774 people have been evacuated to safe places by the rescue teams of the Army, the National Disaster Response Force and the State Disaster Response Force, while the government has set up 1,085 relief camps in which 2,29,097 people are living. (more...)
White woman who beats up 'racist white lady' labelled hero White woman who beats up 'racist white lady' labelled hero
- August 27, 2017

As Dagg tells someone she's taking her shoes off in case she needs to defend herself, Crotts gets in Dagg's face, tells her what room she's in and appears to push Dagg as she sits in the chair. Court records don't show any previous charges for Cortts in Palm Beach or Broward County; it's not clear if she has an attorney yet. The pair are eventually broken up by what appears to be hotel staff and the vision posted to Facebook. (more...)
Three Pakistani Rangers killed in retaliation firing by BSF in Rajouri sector Three Pakistani Rangers killed in retaliation firing by BSF in Rajouri sector
- August 27, 2017

A BSF official said BSF constable K K Appa Rao received bullet injury in sniper firing by Pakistan Rangers at Arnia sector yesterday. "His condition is stable", the officer said. "They committed to each other to maintain peace and tranquility at the International Border", the official had added. Incidents of ceasefire violation by Pakistan have increased sharply this year. (more...)
Mexico, Japan meet with spot in LLWS championship on the line Mexico, Japan meet with spot in LLWS championship on the line
- August 27, 2017

ESPN will televise both games from Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Penn., beginning with the global championship game at 12:30 p.m. ET. The White Rock All-Stars' first game of the Little League World Series is off to quite a start - thanks in large part to the powerful bat of Chase Marshall. (more...)
How Analysts Rated Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) Last Week?
- August 27, 2017

About 1.11M shares traded. It has outperformed by 69.95% the S&P500. Vanguard Group Inc bought 174,307 shares in quarter ending 06/30/2017 increasing its stake in Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Therefore 33% are positive. Boston Family Office LLC's holdings in Skyworks Solutions were worth $482,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. (more...)
North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan
- August 27, 2017

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that that the projectiles fired from the North's eastern coast flew about 250 km, though it did not mention any failures. Under Kim, Pyongyang has made rapid strides in its ballistic missile technology, which it is banned from pursuing under United Nations resolutions that have slapped it with seven sets of sanctions. (more...)
North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea: South Korea North Korea fires multiple short-range projectiles into sea: South Korea
- August 27, 2017

The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said it was analyzing the nature of the projectile, and an official declined to say whether it was a ballistic missile. NORTH Korea has launched another volley of missiles 150 miles into the sea in a risky provocation as US and South Korea conduct war games, it's reported. (more...)

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