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Swiss franc, yen rise as North Korea tensions brew

Swiss franc, yen rise as North Korea tensions brew But residents are increasingly anxious over Washington's escalating war of words with North Korea. Most Asian currencies stumbled, with the Korean won on pace for its biggest fall in almost eight weeks as North Korea warned it is "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the U.S. [Full Article...]

No-cost or lower-cost Naloxone to be offered statewide starting Wednesday

No-cost or lower-cost Naloxone to be offered statewide starting Wednesday Individuals with prescription health insurance coverage will receive up to $40 in co-payment assistance beginning August 9 toward the purchase of naloxone at pharmacies. The Narcan Co-pay Assistance Program is funded by the state's Opioid Overdose Prevention Program. In 2016, Cuomo made naloxone available without a prescription at CVS, Duane Reade, Walgreens and independent pharmacies across t... [Full Article...]

Local congressmen react to Trump-North Korea feud

Local congressmen react to Trump-North Korea feud Trump's threats to meet North Korea's hostile acts or comments with "fire, fury and, frankly, power" shook global markets but crude opened higher - only to sell off on what were perceived to be bullish stats. Representative Eliot Engel, the top Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said Trump undermined American credibility "by drawing an absurd red line". [Full Article...]

Hillsborough disaster accused appear in court

Hillsborough disaster accused appear in court Mr Mackrell, the former secretary of Sheffield Wednesday was the club's designated safety officer for the stadium, is accused of the counts of breaching Hillsborough's safety certificate; he is expected to be tried separately from the police officers and Mr Metcalf. [Full Article...]

Australian Senate rejects same-sex marriage plebiscite bill

Australians will carry out a postal vote on same-sex marriage after the government refused to allow a simple legislative poll on the issue. You will have until November 7 to post them back. Some say the idea of a postal vote, costing taxpayers A$122 million ($97 million) and conducted by a bureau that was criticized for its handling of a problem-plagued national census past year, is outdated i... [Full Article...]

Canadian stock market falls

Canadian stock market falls Hong Kong's Hang Seng was off 0.3 percent. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 6 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,474 as of 3:44 p.m. A widely followed measure of market anxiety jumped late in the day to close at its highest in almost a month. [Full Article...]

Jagan Mohan Reddy calls AP CM liar, asks people to dethrone him

Jagan Mohan Reddy calls AP CM liar, asks people to dethrone him Besides depending on the chief minister's image and sympathy for the Bhuma family, the TDP has been devising different strategies to convince different sections of people in the state to win the upcoming election. The political rivalry between Naidu and YSR - both of whom were once close friends in the Congress - dates back more than a decade and have dominated Andhra Pradesh politics over the yea... [Full Article...]

Nicolas Maduro's national assembly declares itself all powerful in Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro's national assembly declares itself all powerful in Venezuela Tuesday's decree was approved unanimously by the new constitutional body - which contains only supporters of the "Bolivarian Revolution" launched by deceased president Hugo Chávez - after the opposition boycotted elections for it, saying they had been rigged to produce a pro-government majority. [Full Article...]

U.S. finds China aluminum foil subsidized, imposes duties

U.S. finds China aluminum foil subsidized, imposes duties Loften Aluminum, China's top foil exporter to the United States, is joining 11 other firms to fight the ruling, the first such case since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, an official at the company said on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

NZ air force detachment on Guam, island targeted by North Korea

NZ air force detachment on Guam, island targeted by North Korea South Korea's unification ministry said Wednesday that the country was closely monitoring "possible provocation" from North Korea after it warned of preemptive missile strikes against the USA island of Guam in the Pacific. A U.S. B-1B bomber (L) flies over Korea along with a South Korean F-15K fighter on July 30, 2017, in this photo provided by the Air Force. South Korea's Kang Kyung-wha ask... [Full Article...]

Police paid child rapist to infiltrate sex-grooming gang

Police paid child rapist to infiltrate sex-grooming gang The startling information about XY came out during pre-trial hearings in Newcastle which attempted, but failed, to halt prosecutions against a number of men accused of a range of serious offences including drug dealing and sexually abusing girls. [Full Article...]

Al Qaeda Terrorist Apprehended in Delhi, Was Trying to Flee India

Al Qaeda Terrorist Apprehended in Delhi, Was Trying to Flee India A terrorist linked to the al-Qaeda has been arrested by the Delhi police special cell department. He is believed to have been involved in a fake currency racket and is a member of Ansar Bangla - Bangladesh based terror outfit - which has an affiliation with al-Qaeda. [Full Article...]

First Day Of Watauga County Schools Extended For Eclipse

Staggs goes on to say, "We're going to do a lot of data collection and we're going to take the eclipse a lot deeper than just viewing it". For example, when the moon blocks the sun over Kenosha, it will create a partial eclipse for residents to view. [Full Article...]

Stocks down, gold up after North Korea threat

The mid-cap FTSE 250 index was down 0.4% at 19,872.94, but the AIM All-Share index was up 0.7% at 1,008.38. While machinery orders are regarded to be a volatile metric, they could influence market sentiment. In other developments Wednesday, shares of Novo Nordisk A/S rallied 7.9%. Shares of Wanda Hotel jumped 28.45 percent on headlines it would be buying assets totaling 7 billion yuan ($1.05 bil... [Full Article...]

Bomb, threat letter recovered from Akal Takht Express in UP

Bomb, threat letter recovered from Akal Takht Express in UP Police has also seized the "suspicious object". As per reports, the information of the "suspicious object" inside the Amritsar-bound train was received around 1.15 am on Wednesday night. "Dujana ki shahadat ka badla ab Hindustan ko chukana padega" the note with the bomb read. Abu Dujana, a Lashkar commander and the mastermind behind several attacks, was killed by the security forces in an enco... [Full Article...]

7 die in election crimes in Kenya as country awaits results

7 die in election crimes in Kenya as country awaits results It was also the second elections where we used biometric voter registration and identification in polling stations . Kenya's election commission dismissed claims on Wednesday by opposition leader Raila Odinga that its systems and website had been hacked to produce a "fictitious" lead for Odinga's long-time rival President Uhuru Kenyatta . [Full Article...]

Poland to plough on despite European Union court ban on logging

Poland to plough on despite European Union court ban on logging The European Commission has deemed Poland's explanations insufficient and wants the court to determine whether Warsaw is violating EU directives on habitats and birds. Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro earlier slammed the Commission's attack on the court law, EU Observer writes . "There are influential groups and politicians behind this, in whose interests it would be for Poland to be a weak count... [Full Article...]

Fire breaks out at classic vehicle dealership in Staunton, Illinois

Fire breaks out at classic vehicle dealership in Staunton, Illinois Business owner Russ Noel estimates about 150 classic cars likely worth millions were damaged. During the blaze, locals gathered on a highway overpass near Country Classic Cars to watch the fire, which lasted about three hours, the St. Fire officials are not yet certain what caused the blaze, which seemed to be most intense in the center of the building, suggesting that whatever caused the fire ... [Full Article...]

Shares, dollar slip as US-North Korea tensions escalate

Shares, dollar slip as US-North Korea tensions escalate The tiny US territory of Guam feels a strong sense of patriotism and confidence in the American military, which has an enormous presence on the Pacific island. The Swiss currency was also on track for its biggest daily gain against the euro since last year's Brexit vote. The Swiss franc was on pace for one of the largest single-day jumps against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed... [Full Article...]

Girl throws boiling water on resting 11-year-old at Bronx sleepover

Girl throws boiling water on resting 11-year-old at Bronx sleepover Jamoneisha's cousin, Yolanda Richardson, said Jamoneisha and the 12-year-old had been arguing. I was told that they didn't like her. "She said she was screaming that it was burning", Yolanda said. 'I don't like her. Jamoneisha's family says she is joyful, fun and energetic. The victim's mother posted on social media, saying that she wants all parents to be aware of what their children are do... [Full Article...]


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