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Girl rescued from Indonesia landslide after 13 hours

Girl rescued from Indonesia landslide after 13 hours The landslides blocked the main road connecting the area to Jakarta , where the National Disaster Mitigation Agency said floods have forced about 6,500 people to leave their homes. A vehicle was buried under the bridge and rescuers struggled to remove it from the rubble. "I urge residents near the river.to be alert", Mr Baswedan told reporters, Reuters said. [Full Article...]

Pangilinan slams Palace's 'nonchalant attitude' over South China Sea militarization

Pangilinan slams Palace's 'nonchalant attitude' over South China Sea militarization The statement comes a day after presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that a newspaper report showing China's almost completed militarization in the contested waters is "not news". "This militarization - if you can call it militarization - did not happen during the Duterte administration alone". The LP pointed out that through the initiative of the Aquino administration, the Philippines sec... [Full Article...]

McFeely: Fans getting a real Minnesota Super Bowl experience

McFeely: Fans getting a real Minnesota Super Bowl experience This isn't the first time that Timberlake will be performing at the halftime show, but interestingly, the Patriots were also playing at the Super Bowl in 2004, the second time Timberlake has performed. But I've pretty much been inside the whole time , either at that mall or down here. Activists say the Super Bowl represents the pinnacle of corporate greed with its expensive ticket pri... [Full Article...]

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.14

The stock increased 0.73% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $33.04. Washington Tru Financial Bank invested 0.02% in The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ:GT). Creative Planning holds 0% or 5,969 shares. 19,200 were accumulated by Amer Century. Greenleaf invested 0% of its portfolio in Delta Air Lines, Inc. Shares for $2.25 million were sold by BRDA BRUCE W on Monday, August 7... [Full Article...]

Who is Esmond Bradley Martin? Prominent ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya

Who is Esmond Bradley Martin? Prominent ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya The 75-year-old was found stabbed to death at his house in Karen, Nairobi on Sunday evening. "But that was part of his role as he sought to understand the extent of the rhino horn and ivory trade, often putting himself at real risk in some of the world's most lawless places to establish the economic and cultural background to the forces driving the rhino and elephant towards extinction". [Full Article...]

[Newsmaker] US senators ask Trump to explain Cha's withdrawal

[Newsmaker] US senators ask Trump to explain Cha's withdrawal He went on by saying that North Korea, as well as Russian Federation and China, is expanding its nucelar stickpiles "in some cases pursuing the development of new nuclear capabilities to threaten other peaceful nations". Wood's dire warning comes about two weeks after Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo made a similar prediction - telling CBS that "North Korea's nuclear weapons pr... [Full Article...]

Fatal stabbing in West Bank was 'resistance' to Trump - Hamas

Fatal stabbing in West Bank was 'resistance' to Trump - Hamas An old M-16 was found on his body. The Israeli army launches arrest campaigns on a daily basis against dozens of Palestinians in various cities and villages of the West Bank under various pretexts. The health ministry identified the dead man as Ahmad Abu Obeid, 19. Accompanied by bulldozers and drones during their incursions, the Israeli army is continuing its search for Ahmad Jarrar, a 22-yea... [Full Article...]

Aliyev brings forward date of Azerbaijan presidential election to April 11

Aliyev brings forward date of Azerbaijan presidential election to April 11 Azerbaijan's president has chosen to move the country's presidential elections forward six months but has given no official reason for the decision. "Therefore, the conduct of the presidential elections in October or April neither should be interpreted as limiting the opportunities of potential candidates and Ilham Aliyev , nor as giving them additional advantages". [Full Article...]

Home Secretary promises to 'look at' calls to pardon suffragettes

Home Secretary promises to 'look at' calls to pardon suffragettes But why is it it important? During WW1 they stopped the campaign in order to contribute to the war effort. They engaged in acts of sabotage, hungers strikes (enduring distressing force feeding), window smashing, and burning property. Following independence in 1947, Pakistan adopted universal suffrage for legislative elections - with women granted the right to vote in national elections in 1956. [Full Article...]

Noted Kerala poet attacked by right wing activist, police arrest 6

Noted Kerala poet attacked by right wing activist, police arrest 6 While local NSS leadership has claimed that the wall was constructed on temple land, dalit organisations have challenged the claim. It is said that the 62-year-old poet reportedly lashed out against a "caste" wall built against dalits around a temple at Vadayampadi near Kochi almost one year ago, which the BJP men were unable to stomach. [Full Article...]

CNN Staffer Finds National Security Docs In Plane's Seat-Back Pocket

CNN Staffer Finds National Security Docs In Plane's Seat-Back Pocket The reports described exercises officials in Minneapolis could use to respond to a possible biological weapon attack during Sunday's game, according to CNN . "Look I'm not going to pretend that this is America's crown jewels", said former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Juliette Kayyem. Kayyem told CNN that such exercises are created to expose gaps in planning and preparedness so that ... [Full Article...]

Trading Watch: Shares of Shell Midstream Partners LP (SHLX) Noted Over Chikou

Trading Watch: Shares of Shell Midstream Partners LP (SHLX) Noted Over Chikou The Q.i. Value is another helpful tool in determining if a company is undervalued or not. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 7,055 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $247,000 after acquiring an additional 424 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

More memos to come, says House GOP

More memos to come, says House GOP Trump logged into Twitter Monday morning and issued a tweet against House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-California), calling him "Little" and describing him as "one of the biggest liars in Washington ". Both Nunes and the White House have rejected allegations that they collaborated on the crafting of the memo, suspicions that several top Democrats have rais... [Full Article...]

Tsunami warning text alerts a result of test from National Weather Service

Tsunami warning text alerts a result of test from National Weather Service Other users questioned whether to be more concerned about the faulty warning or that they never received the alert. "A Tsunami Warning is NOT in effect". Tests that might be better received in Houston right now: who's brisket is better?, no traffic warning, or. blue skies and no chance of flooding warnings. [Full Article...]

Wikileaks founder Assange loses bid to have UK arrest warrant dropped

Wikileaks founder Assange loses bid to have UK arrest warrant dropped Assange had feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of a large trove of classified military and diplomatic documents - one of the largest information leaks in U.S. British officials would be expected to take Assange into custody if there was a USA indictment and extradition request. Judge Emma Arbuthnot made the ruling on February ... [Full Article...]

WashPost: John Kelly Told Trump the Memo Is Not That Compelling

WashPost: John Kelly Told Trump the Memo Is Not That Compelling The theory goes that Trump could then install a crony in Rosenstein's place, who could fire Mueller or quash in the Trump-Russia investigation. Trump has fumed about the ongoing probe, declaring it a "witch hunt" concocted by Democrats to damage him politically. [Full Article...]

Trump gave state of [concerned] address, rhetoric compared to action

Trump gave state of [concerned] address, rhetoric compared to action Somebody said , 'Treasonous .' I mean, yeah, I guess, why not", he said to laughter. In a morning tweet, Trump labeled Schiff "little", an insult he has used on others, and called him "one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington , right up there with Comey, Warner, Brennan and Clapper!" There was nobody kneeling at the beginning of the Super Bowl! You know they play games. [Full Article...]

Clinton Team Was 'Feeding' Allegations to Trump's Dossier Author - Released Memo

The release of the document came as Republicans, Democrats, and the President were still squabbling over the release of last week's memo, which Democrats charged was lacking in context. One portion of the heavily-redacted memo claimed that Steele received information from "a foreign sub-source who 'is in touch with (redacted), a contact of (redacted), a friend of the Clintons, who passed it to (... [Full Article...]

Twitter account of Anupam Kher, Swapan Dasgupta hacked

Twitter account of Anupam Kher, Swapan Dasgupta hacked While Anupam Kher's Twitter handle is still active, Swapan Dasgupta (@swapan55TC) and Kaushik Basu's (@kaushikcbasuTC) Twitter account now stand suspended and a message "Sorry, that page doesn't exist!" is currently being displayed when you try to visit the two accounts from your computer. [Full Article...]

Leeds United confirm Paul Heckingbottom as new head coach

Leeds United confirm Paul Heckingbottom as new head coach Heckingbottom joins Leeds on an 18-month contract after Elland Road chiefs triggered a £500,000 release clause in his Barnsley deal. Leeds United have appointed Paul Heckingbottom as their new manager following the sacking of Thomas Christiansen . [Full Article...]


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