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MTV Invites Transgender Military Members To VMAs

MTV Invites Transgender Military Members To VMAs Jennifer Peace and Navy corpsman Akira Wyatt , and trans veterans Laila Ireland and Brynn Tannehill all walked the red carpet alongside leaders from GLAAD and SPARTA (and LGBTQIA service members and support group). Laila and her then fiancé, SSgt Logan Ireland , came out together as transgender service members in the New York Times short film, Transgender, at War and in Love . [Full Article...]

Flamboyant Hong Kong businessman David Tang dies at 63

Flamboyant Hong Kong businessman David Tang dies at 63 Financial Times editor Lionel Barber, for whom Sir David wrote a weekly column, said he would be "sorely missed". "RIP dear friend Sir David Tang, the privilege was mine", actor Russell Crowe tweeted, describing Tang as "witty, charming, intellectual, salacious, hilarious, loving and amusing as fuck". [Full Article...]

Georgia Air National Guard responds to Hurricane Harvey

Georgia Air National Guard responds to Hurricane Harvey Gen. This multi-state cooperation is a great example of the American spirit - neighbors helping neighbors. He estimated that the Texas guard number could rise to 8,000 to 10,000 in coming days, possibly joined by 20,000 to 30,000 from other states. [Full Article...]

New Autopsy Details Reveal How Missing Pregnant Woman Savanna Greywind Really Died

New Autopsy Details Reveal How Missing Pregnant Woman Savanna Greywind Really Died A missing pregnant woman who was found dead without her baby after a "cruel and vicious act of depravity" may have had it cut out before she was killed, police said. Greywind was last seen at her Fargo apartment August 19. Hoehn and Crews allegedly gave police information that led them to believe the baby found in their apartment is LaFontaine-Greywind's child, but they did not answer question... [Full Article...]

13 railway workers sacked for Utkal Express derailment

13 railway workers sacked for Utkal Express derailment All of them were workers in the Kathauli section where the accident took place when 14 coaches of the train jumped the rails. He also said that railways has powers under Section 14/2 of the Railway Act to remove employees from service without any inquiry. [Full Article...]

Caleres, Inc. (CAL) Given Buy Rating at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc

Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 10,042 shares of the textile maker's stock valued at $265,000 after buying an additional 559 shares during the last quarter. This dividend represents a yield of $1.23. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 15th. Costs associated with the Allen Edmonds acquisition and a reorganization of its men's brands led Caleres' profit to decline to $17.6 million, or ... [Full Article...]

George HW, Barbara Bush: 'Our hearts are in Houston'

George HW, Barbara Bush: 'Our hearts are in Houston' American plans to resume operations at Bush Airport on Thursday and at Hobby Airport on Friday. Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are expressing their support for Texas residents affected by Harvey. It also signalled to airlines that "it's time to get started", he said. "Right now they're recovering, and so the key thing on the recovery is to keep people safe", he co... [Full Article...]

San Francisco Audience Boos Dianne Feinstein For Defending Trump

San Francisco Audience Boos Dianne Feinstein For Defending Trump Senate - one of the most prominent faces of a party that loathes President Donald Trump . "I just hope he has the ability to learn and to change. And that's my hope". "If so, I believe he can be a good president", she added. Feinstein responded that she would rather not comment, and then discussed the impeachment procedure and what it entails. [Full Article...]

Security Council renews mandate of United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Security Council renews mandate of United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon He said that UNIFIL was key to the stability of south Lebanon. After a 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah, the UNIFIL mandate was expanded to task peacekeepers with making sure southern Lebanon was "free of any armed personnel, assets and weapons" other than those belonging to the Lebanese government. [Full Article...]

Child in Muslim foster home row may be taken out of Britain

Child in Muslim foster home row may be taken out of Britain It was originally reported that the girl was Christian and had complained after she was placed by Tower Hamlets Council with carers who were Muslim. The court papers show the child was taken into the care of social services in March after police became concerned for her safety. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's advisers just signed a 'Christian manifesto' which calls homosexuality sinful

Donald Trump's advisers just signed a 'Christian manifesto' which calls homosexuality sinful But Mayor Megan Barry said despite its name, the statement has no place in Nashville. Concocted in Nashville last week during the national conference of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, the statement elicited widespread condemnation from scores of national religious and political leaders. [Full Article...]

National Guard Making an Impact in Texas

Abbott said during a Wednesday press conference that because the area and amount of people affected by Harvey is larger than Katrina and Sandy, it will require far more in federal aid funding. Abbott says the Guard has conducted more than 8,500 rescues and more than 1,400 shelter-in-place and welfare checks. He said the federal government spent about $125 billion on Katrina - though federal budg... [Full Article...]

LA tosses out Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day

LA tosses out Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day Before the council was a motion to create Indigenous Peoples Day as an official city holiday to be observed on the second Monday of each October, beginning no later than 2019. Councilman Mike Bonin , who pointed to his Italian ancestry, called it a small step toward an apology to native Americans. Those who supported the switch, according to KABC-TV , argued Christopher Columbus's link to slav... [Full Article...]

Risk Aversion Back in Focus as North Korea Fires another Missile

Risk Aversion Back in Focus as North Korea Fires another Missile Treasuries, German Bunds and gold as examples of safe-haven assets that were in demand on Tuesday. Oil prices slid Wednesday on fears of a long-term shutdown of refining capacity in the oil-rich Gulf Coast region due to Harvey. Analysts said attention switched to the bloc's economic health as the initial shock about North Korea's firing a missile over Japan abated. The Dow Jones Industrial... [Full Article...]

Deputy PM Aso retracts remark on Hitler's Holocaust motive

Deputy PM Aso retracts remark on Hitler's Holocaust motive During an address to members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Yokohama on Tuesday, Taro Aso used Hitler as an example of how politicians are judged by their achievements rather than their motivations, reports Newsweek . Referring at the time to Japan's efforts to revise its constitution, he said the constitution of Weimar Germany had been changed before anyone realized, and asked, "Why d... [Full Article...]

Investors Recap on EI du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD)

The stock has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 7. The Loeb Partners Corporation holds 6,000 shares with $440,000 value, down from 98,400 last quarter. Why are the underperforming company shares moving higher? The firm has a 50 day moving average of $82.86 and a 200-day moving average of $80.60. Du Pont had 51 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. [Full Article...]

Treece, other mayors join initiative to raise minimum wage

Treece, other mayors join initiative to raise minimum wage Louis where she works. On the day that thousands of St. Louis workers get pay cuts due to a new state law, Mayor Lyda Krewson, faith leaders and others will gather in support of a higher wage and offer plans about what happens next. It wasn't clear how many were doing so. At the same time, another effort, the Save the Raise campaign, has motivated dozens of St. Louis business owners to stick... [Full Article...]

Georgia GOP Rep. threatens former Democratic colleague over Confederate monuments criticism

Georgia GOP Rep. threatens former Democratic colleague over Confederate monuments criticism Georgia state Rep. Jason C. Spencer shared a photo of himself on Monday to Facebook outside of the Jefferson Davis Memorial in Irwin County, which is roughly 30 minutes north of where he was raised. When asked about the interaction, Spencer said he was "just trying to keep her safe if she made a decision to come down and raise hell about the memorial in the back yards of folks who will se... [Full Article...]

Details emerge in arrest of woman accused of killing Brockport-area woman

Details emerge in arrest of woman accused of killing Brockport-area woman Colino's cousin Todd Colino tells the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle he had found angry graffiti from her in Phoenix, Arizona, and believed her mental illness was worsening. Prior to bolting from deputies, Colino was only going to be charged with menacing. Police say she admitted to the killing. "She met the individual and within seconds of meeting her, she discharged the weapon". [Full Article...]

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) Experiences Light Trading Volume

Moreover, Northrock Partners Llc has 0.49% invested in the company for 25,442 shares. (NYSE: ZAYO ) by 8.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of ZAYO in report on Wednesday, May 10 to "Neutral" rating. BidaskClub raised Zayo Group Holdings from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" r... [Full Article...]


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