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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...)
South Korean military chiefs confirm 'unidentified South Korean military chiefs confirm 'unidentified
- August 27, 2017

The report said the drill marked the 57th anniversary on Friday of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's start of "Songun", or "military-first revolutionary leadership". It was claimed that a missile test last month put the mainland United States in range. "I respect the fact that he is starting to respect us", Trump said of Kim. (more...)
US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova book competition US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova book competition
- August 26, 2017

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov has often been mentioned as one of the players to form part of the new generation of talent in men's tennis but has yet to break the established order by winning a Grand Slam. The US Open is the last Grand Slam Tournament of the year in tennis, which will run from August 28 until September 10. Sharapova then was going to try to qualify for Wimbledon in June, but she ended up skipping the grass-court portion of the season because of an injured left thigh. (more...)
Crystal Palace 0-2 Huddersfield: Paul Clement wants improvement despite win Crystal Palace 0-2 Huddersfield: Paul Clement wants improvement despite win
- August 26, 2017

If either team is going to pick up their first goal and win of the season, they are going to need goals from their striker. A clean sheet on Saturday would mean the Swans will equal a 1982 club record of keeping three consecutive away clean sheets in the top flight. (more...)
Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home
- August 26, 2017

Wealthy executive Steven Dym , 56, killed wife Loretta Dym, 50, and daughter Caroline , 18, before taking his own life in their Pound Ridge , New York, home . Daughter Caroline was entering her senior year at Sacred Heart Greenwich, where she was a member of the golf team. The family also has a son in college. (more...)
Swiss authorities stop search for eight missing in Alpine landslide Swiss authorities stop search for eight missing in Alpine landslide
- August 26, 2017

Swiss police said on Saturday they were expecting more landslides in the remote valley near the Italian border where eight people went missing in a massive rock fall this week. The eight missing - four Germans, two Austrians and two Swiss - were hiking Wednesday on the Piz Cengalo mountain, near the Italian border, when the landslide struck, sending mud, rocks and dirt cascading down the mountain. (more...)
8 killed after 2 trucks crash with minibus on United Kingdom highway 8 killed after 2 trucks crash with minibus on United Kingdom highway
- August 26, 2017

The devastating crash happened on the soutbound carriageway between junctions 14 and 15, near Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire, just before 3.15am. In a statement to The Independent , FedEx said: "We are aware of the tragic accident that occurred last night on the M1 motorway, junction 14 in the United Kingdom with a FedEx truck involved". (more...)
Hurricane Harvey lashes Texas Hurricane Harvey lashes Texas
- August 26, 2017

The hurricane has maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour (215 kph) with higher gusts. "We hate to talk about things like that", he added. Kirsty Gillentine - a resident of the city of Corpus Christi , where Hurricane Harvey is set to wreck the most havoc - is one of the thousands who have evacuated the area. (more...)
Fearsome Hurricane Harvey slams into Texas Gulf Coast Fearsome Hurricane Harvey slams into Texas Gulf Coast
- August 26, 2017

Harvey is the strongest storm to hit the US since Hurricane Charley in 2004, according to the Washington Post . Matagorda Bay (no stranger to hurricanes - do a Google search on Indianola, Texas ) will bear the brunt of the storm initally. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas Hurricane Harvey approaches Texas
- August 26, 2017

Kirsty Gillentine - a resident of the city of Corpus Christi, where Hurricane Harvey is set to wreck the most havoc - is one of the thousands who have evacuated the area. "There's certainly someone at the helm". Ms Gillentine said she's concerned about their safety. Honoré expressed confidence in the career staffers who have taken over key posts in the interim, but said the Trump administration should not have entered hurricane season without a permanent director at the helm of NOAA. (more...)
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- August 26, 2017

She was responding to questions on why the US President think drawing closer to India will prompt the Pakistanis to play a constructive role rather than becoming defensive and playing more into a strategy of giving harbour to extremists. Ultimately, Kelly reportedly hopes to wipe out the chaos that has plagued the White House for the past seven months and restore focus that can result in more legislative victories. (more...)
Oh no! Facebook is down for thousands of users Oh no! Facebook is down for thousands of users
- August 26, 2017

Independent website Down Detector, which measures social mentions around a certain topic to track outages across the globe, shows some users reporting issues. Others reported difficulties using the Facebook Messenger app and Instagram, which also saw problems at around the same time. Facebook acquired Instagram in 2012. (more...)

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