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Businesses scramble to order more eclipse glasses

Businesses scramble to order more eclipse glasses McGowan pointed out that the mere possibility of an eclipse is incredible in its own right. A second map, also created MODIS data, shows the part of the sun that will be covered and the amount of cloud cover in each location across the United States. [Full Article...]

South African bodybuilder dies while attempting back-flip

South African bodybuilder dies while attempting back-flip Several people rush in to come to his aid after the initial shock leaves the audience stunned. The man's death has led to family members asking that video of his death not be shared on social media, with some commentators commiserating with the loss, while others expressed disbelief that the muscle builder could fall prey to a " stupid stunt ". [Full Article...]

Some 3.5Million North Korean Volunteers Want to Fight against US

Some 3.5Million North Korean Volunteers Want to Fight against US The state media earlier this week showed images of a mobilisation of tens of thousands of citizens parading through Kim Il-sung square in Pyongyang carrying banners in defence of Kim Jong-un and denouncing the latest United Nations sanctions. [Full Article...]

Deep divisions in White House over North Korea

Deep divisions in White House over North Korea Intentionally or not, those remarks escalated the back-and-forth between the US and North Korea , hours after reports emerged that North Korea may have developed the technology to miniaturize a nuclear warhead and fit it onto a ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Abbasi arrives in Karachi on maiden trip as Pak PM

Abbasi arrives in Karachi on maiden trip as Pak PM On his arrival, the premier was received by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Mohammad Zubair, following which he visited Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah's mausoleum to pay his respects. The MQM leaders during the meeting demanded that their workers in custody be released and their sealed offices opened. During the meeting, security institutions will brief him about the tar... [Full Article...]

Syrian Army Bombs Kill Four Civilians in Safe Zones

Syrian Army Bombs Kill Four Civilians in Safe Zones A woman, a man and a child were killed and seven more people were wounded in shelling on a town of Hammuriyeh in Eastern Ghouta area near the capital Damascus, SOHR said. Said Saef, spokesman for the Western-backed rebel group Martyr Ahmed Abdo brigade, said Thursday's attack came from two sides in Sweida's east countryside. [Full Article...]

Most say time to stop trying to repeal 'Obamacare'

Most say time to stop trying to repeal 'Obamacare' However, about half of Republicans and Trump supporters would like to see Republicans in Congress keep working on a plan to repeal the ACA. This finding and others from the poll suggest that most of the public is ready for Washington to move beyond the repeal-and-replace debate and instead focus on fixing shortcomings in the Affordable Care Act. [Full Article...]

Foreign funding case: ECP serves show cause notice on Imran Khan

Foreign funding case: ECP serves show cause notice on Imran Khan While announcing the judgement, CEC rejected PTI's objections regarding its jurisdiction and announced that the ECP had the legal right to hear the contempt case. "If the ECP is equal to a high court, will a full-bench conduct proceedings every day?" Initially PTI accepted the jurisdiction of the ECP to hear the contempt application. [Full Article...]

Former GOP Sen. Gordon Humphrey: 'Seriously Sick' Trump Must Be Replaced ASAP

Former GOP Sen. Gordon Humphrey: 'Seriously Sick' Trump Must Be Replaced ASAP Humphrey asks Kuster to support a bill in the House that would establish a test to determine if the president is mentally fit for office. He said, "As a citizen, former US Senator , and twelve-year member of the Armed Services Committee, I urge you to act [at] once". [Full Article...]

United States has been conducting back-channel talks with North Korea for months

Britain's membership of NATO does not automatically oblige it to participate in a conflict between Trump's America and Kim's North Korea, even if the latter attacks United States military bases in the Pacific. Wit said the back and forth of threats between Kim and Trump "is perfectly understandable and it happens all the time" in the world of diplomacy. US President Donald Trump speaks during a ... [Full Article...]

Submarine owner suspected of murder faces custody hearing

Submarine owner suspected of murder faces custody hearing The police in Sweden said they had tried without success to contact the woman by phone. He is now being held on preliminary manslaughter charges with a judge set to rule on Saturday whether he must remain in detention while investigations are carried out. [Full Article...]

Korea: 3.5 million sign up to fight against US

Korea: 3.5 million sign up to fight against US Tensions between Pyongyang and Washington have been escalating due to North Korea's tests of nuclear and inter-continental ballistic missile. Russia, however, said that the missiles were intermediate range. Even though North Korea has more than 10,000 artillery pieces and multiple rocket launchers lined up along the entire length of the demilitarized zone separating it from its southern neighbor... [Full Article...]

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) Upgraded to "Buy" by Berenberg Bank

Norway Savings Bank boosted its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation by 10.9% in the second quarter. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The stock of Intrexon Corp (NYSE:XON) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, August 11. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, seventeen have assigned a buy rating and one has ass... [Full Article...]

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) Rating Reiterated by FBR & Co

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (RPT) Rating Reiterated by FBR & Co The P/E ratio is now 33.17 and market capitalization is 1.08B. The company is up by 2.38 percent from yesterday's close. Shares saw a steep decrease in trading volume of 41.68% under the normal average daily volume. The firm has "Buy" rating by DA Davidson given on Friday, April 1. The stock of WCI Communities Inc (NYSE:WCIC) earned "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, February 18. [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary issues stark warning to North Korea

US Defense Secretary issues stark warning to North Korea A modernization effort started by former President Barack Obama is in the early stages, but the force is essentially unchanged from the way Trump inherited it on January 20. Instead of the silo-based interceptors being used, some argue a more fruitful approach would be to destroy or disable such missiles before they can be launched, possibly by cyberattack. [Full Article...]

Maharashtra Assembly clears bill permitting eateries, malls to stay open 24X7

Maharashtra Assembly clears bill permitting eateries, malls to stay open 24X7 The Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 2017 also allows women to work in night shifst from 9.30 pm to 07:00 am with their consent and with the establishment providing safety measures, but no more than nine hours a day or 48 hours a week. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump tells Guam Governor you are safe

Donald Trump tells Guam Governor you are safe In the phone call Mr Trump goes on to praise the island's beauty, which he says he has seen in news reports about the missile threat. Doomsday Strategist Steve Bannon is already working on post-apocalypse legislation which will drastically reduce the number of legal zombie and mutant immigrants seeking to enter what remains of the United States. [Full Article...]

Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un

Rep. Engel Compares Trump To Kim Jong Un A Reddit user posted a diptych of Trump and Jong-un with their hair meticulously swapped on August 10, coinciding with the publication of French magazine Libération's take on the very same idea, and it features an outstandingly blond, Trump-ified version of the North Korean leader. [Full Article...]

What a US Nuclear Strike on North Korea Would Look Like

What a US Nuclear Strike on North Korea Would Look Like Editor's Remarks: The major global players may be getting onto the same page in facing up to the North Korea missile threat but Pyongyang has said it will never give up its nuclear programme. "On paper, this is a pretty strict containment of North Korea economically", said Scott Snyder, an expert on Korea at the Council on Foreign Relations. [Full Article...]

Thai granny completes university degree at 91

Thai granny completes university degree at 91 Watching their academic successes inspired the nonagenarian to enroll in a degree program at Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University at the age of 72, but her studies were soon derailed by the death of one of her daughters. Her diploma was presented to her by King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. Members of Thailand's royal family have traditionally handed out diplomas at Thailand's... [Full Article...]


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