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'Hero' Indian comforted 7-year-old Australian boy amid Barcelona attack

Harry Athwal was inside a restaurant when he saw a white van speed down the tourist strip, sending pedestrians "flying into the air". He said: "As soon as I saw that child I knew what I had to do, I had to go to that child, I was not going to leave that child".

US Sanctions Chinese, Russian Companies Aiding N. Korea

The US-drafted resolution banned North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. Such measures, which could impact humanitarian conditions in North Korea, are necessary because of the risks posed by the accelerating nature of Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs, the delegation said .

Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response

Graham's comments referred to the 32-year-old woman who was killed after a man drove a auto into counter-protesters over the weekend in Charlottesville. "Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK, neo-Nazis & white supremacists and people like Ms.

Morrissey signs to BMG for new album, out in November

On November 10th, Morrissey will return to LA's iconic Hollywood Bowl , where fans will have one of the first opportunities to hear music from Low in High-School in concert along with many of his classic songs. The record will be the musician's first studio album since 2014, and with it being his first on BMG, they're excited to see the response to his latest work.

US Navy to Relieve Admiral of Command After Collisions

Ten sailors are missing and five were injured after the USS John S. McCain collided with a petroleum tanker near Singapore on Monday. Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin is expected to be relieved of command Wednesday, two officials familiar with the situation told The Wall Street Journal .

Thousands Sign Petition to Replace a Confederate Statue With Missy Elliott

Mr Coflin wrote on the Change.org petition. "I wanna show we can honor the positivity that's happening today in Portsmouth and I think no one better suits that than Missy Elliott ", he told the publication. "Putting it in a cemetery is appropriate", Rowe said at a news conference. Thanks to a white supremacist rally that turned deadly and President Donald Trump's controversial response, the issue of Confederate statues being taken down in Southern U.S.

AngloGold Ashanti swings to H1 loss on job cuts, lawsuit

Company stock has moved down -7.70% since the open, landing shares on today's list of top losers. The company noted for the first time ever, three back-to-back quarters passed with no fatal accident at any of the company's operations, including its ultra-deep South African mines, which registered 339 days fatality-free at the end of June 2017.

Idaho state rep shares conspiracy theory accusing Obama of staging Charlottesville

In the post, the author argues - largely written in "what-ifs" - that former President Barack Obama , billionaire George Soros or Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe could have planned the events that resulted in the death of Heather Heyer and the injuries of 19 others.

Three things to know about Malik Rosier, Miami's new starting quarterback

I'm not sure if that says more about the other options not being good enough or head coach Mark Richt and company being out of their minds. Perry is the favorite to be Miami's starting quarterback at the end of the season. Weldon is the son of former Florida State quarterback Casey Weldon, who was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy in 1991. The Hurricanes and Panthers will meet in their regular season finale on November 24, and the game could very well decide the victor of the Coastal ...

Former Florida State Senator Greg Evers Killed in Car Crash

Evers was first elected to the state House in 2001, where he served until 2010 when he ran for the state Senate. Okaloosa County Commissioner Chairman Carolyn Ketchel sent thoughts on behalf of the County, saying "Our honest condolences go out to his family in the loss of Senator Greg Evers ".

Authorities release more information about 33 arrested during Boston Common protests

They were huddled on the bandstand for less than an hour, while police and barricades kept the massive crowd of counter protesters at a distance. "We didn't want what happened in Virginia to happen here", Boston Police Commissioner William Evans told reporters afterward.

Massive counter protests overshadow Boston 'Free Speech Rally'

More anti-racism protesters, led by the local Black Lives Matter chapter, marched through Boston Saturday from the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center to join the counter demonstration at Boston Common. One woman died after an apparent white supremacist plowed his auto into a crowd of counterprotesters. "(The event) was very successful", she said. "They were just there to start trouble", he told WCVB News.

Planned Pro-Trump, Anti-Muslim Rallies Moved Online In Wake Of Charlottesville

Organizers state that their goal "is to contribute to the de-escalation of rising tension and violence in America while pursuing the organization's goal of a safe and secure America". ACT's leader Brigitte Gabriel is known to have issued statements denouncing Islam and stating devout Muslims can not be "loyal Americans". Libertarian and conservative groups scheduled a free speech rally in Boston last Saturday, but Black Lives Matter, the KKK, and other groups on either side of the ...

Brokers Issue New Targets On Cinemark Holdings Inc (NYSE:CNK)

On August 11 analysts at PiperJaffray added CNK to its research portfolio by announcing an initial rating of "Overweight". (NYSE:CNK) hit a new 52-week low and has $32.68 target or 3.00% below today's $33.69 share price. (NYSE:CNK). Vanguard Grp Inc Inc reported 8.29M shares stake. Yet another important factor while evaluating a good buy/sell decision for Cinemark Holdings, Inc.

AG, Woodbury Common owner reach settlement over "anti-competitive tactics"

Simon Property Group Inc., owner of Roosevelt Field and two other malls on Long Island, has reached a settlement agreement with Attorney General Eric T. "We believe the company's time is best focused on providing the best shopping and working environment to the Woodbury Common community". According to Schneiderman, the settlement allows for the development of outlets centers in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island.

Slight improvement in BPS state test scores

WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says that includes small gains for Buffalo Public School studnets in English and Math. "We're pleased with the scores, as I said, moving upward is a great direction to go but we have much work to do", MaryEllen Elia, New York State Education Commissioner, said.

John Kasich: We're all rooting for Trump to 'get it together'

He would love to do it a third time in 2020 if he can manage to convince voters and campaign donors he's serious enough the next time when the field could have numerous same candidates who tried and failed past year to beat Trump , who beat Kasich who lost 49 races, winning only one, his home state.

Sen. Susan Collins not sure Trump will be 2020 GOP nominee

Collins reminded Jackson that she didn't support Trump in 2016 and instead wrote Rep. Paul Ryan's name onto her ballot. After criticizing Trump's back-and-forth response to the protests in Charlottesville, Collins said that the president needed to be clearer in criticizing white supremacists and that there were "no good Neo-Nazis".

US joint military drills with South Korea to go ahead

Dunford has met with his Chinese counterpart Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's joint staff department. Fan Changlong, a vice chairman of China's powerful Central Military Commission, told Dunford that China believed the only effective way to resolve the issue was through talks.

Chelsea Clinton Defends Barron Trump Over Clothes Criticism

Chelsea Clinton , the former first daughter, has jumped to the defence of Barron Trump after a report criticised the way he dressed. "Like all first families have in the past, we want everyone to respect Barron's privacy and let him be a kid", the first lady's communications director Stephanie Grisham told CNN.

New Hampshire to get $1 million in EpiPen settlement

Mylan NV, technically based in England but with operational headquarters near Pittsburgh, became a poster child for pharmaceutical industry greed for hiking the list price of EpiPens repeatedly. Mylan acquired rights to EpiPen in 2007 and didn't change its classification. Besides the Medicaid issue, Mylan faced widespread backlash last year for raising the price of the EpiPen by some 500 percent in recent years.

A Look Into Insider Activity With HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (HDS)

The stock declined 3.86% or $13.43 reaching $334.03 on the news. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 1.58 million. The original version of this article can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/21/first-trust-advisors-lp-reduces-position-in-hd-supply-holdings-inc-hds.html.

Innisfil woman dies after fiery MI crash

Officials said they have identified the victim as Cassandra Hunter of Innisfil, Ontario. The two had attended the Woodward Dream Cruise that day. The crash happened overnight Saturday in the center lane of southbound I-75. The 29-year-old Innisfil man and Hunter were taken to hospital where the woman was later pronounced dead. Police say both Hunter and her driver were wearing seat belts, but their vehicle was not equipped with airbags.

In talks with Putin, PM plans to raise Iranian ambitions

Israeli intelligence officials said they presented the USA officials with "sensitive, credible and highly disturbing intelligence information" detailing Iran's expanding military presence in Syria, including documents and photographs, Yedioth Ahronoth reported .

Judge safety under microscope after OH shooting

President Judge Jeffrey Manning along with the Allegheny County Sheriff's Department work to ensure resources are available for security. Authorities say the man who shot a judge outside an OH courthouse was stopped by a police officer hours earlier for having a defective headlight as he drove in downtown Steubenville (STOO'-behn-vihl) in the early morning darkness.

Plains All American Pipeline LP

On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The stock has "Neutral" rating by Susquehanna on Monday, December 19. On Friday, January 15 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to "Sector Perform".

Petition Proposes Replacing New Orleans' Confederate Monuments With Statues Of Britney Spears

Spears also partnered with Ellen Degeneres and donated $250,000 to 2016 flood victims in Louisiana. "Not only has Britney proven her talent, but she's proven her strength of character by not only overcoming (a) highly publicized mental breakdown, but by continuously working toward improving herself", the petition reads.

Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar

Croft said that over the past two or three months, he had seen a fracturing in the Islamic State leadership. "It appears more fractured, less robust, and sort of flimsy, is the word I would use...it is sporadic", Croft told reporters. The U.S. remains united with its partners and committed in the lasting defeat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria, and to prevent the terrorists from "exporting their terror around the world and to protect our homelands", he said.

Kvitova crashes out at Connecticut Open as Babos stuns Mladenovic

The Czech player returned to the tour at the French Open in May after she was stabbed during a home invasion in December, leaving her dominant left hand seriously injured. Bouchard, who reached a career-best No. 5 in the rankings in 2014, has struggled recently, slipping to 74th. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat Christina McHale 3-6 6-2 6-4, Kirsten Flipkens saw odd Lesia Tsurenko 6-2 6-3 while Daria Gavrilova edged a hard-fought contest with Kristyna Pliskova 7-4 4-6 7-5.

NAB summons ex-PM Sharif, family members to appear on Sunday

It was the second time that the Sharifs skipped NAB investigations, the first being on Aug 18 in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills case, on the same grounds. Dar claimed that the JIT report was "spurious" as he filed the petition just a day before he has been summoned by the National Accountability Bureau ( NAB ) to appear before it for an investigation into his assets and funds.

Jury Selection For Menendez Corruption Trial Underway

During the first day of the proceedings in U.S. District Court in Newark , 10 jurors were selected out of 12 and four alternates. Menendez is facing 14 counts of bribery and conspiracy . The government's case centers on meetings and interactions Menendez had with, among others, then-Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and acting Medicare administrator Marilyn Tavenner.

26 puppies found in van at Walmart in care of shelter

All of the canines arrived at Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center safely. Wildoner told the station the SPCA must first get the court to give them ownership of the dogs before they can be put up for adoption. The drivers of the van had left the dogs alone and returned about 45 minutes later, when animal welfare workers were rescuing the pups, she said. "They are going to be in isolation for at least 3 weeks, they have not been vaccinated and we must be certain they are healthy".

Secret Service running short of money to pay agents protecting Trump, family

Amanda Gonzalez, spokeswoman for U.S. House Oversight Panel Chairman Trey Gowdy said the group is "working with other committees of jurisdiction to explore ways in which we can best support" the Secret Service, the newspaper stated. "This issue is not one that can be attributed to the current administration's protection requirements alone, but rather has been an ongoing issue for almost a decade due to an overall increase in operational tempo", he said.

Indonesia cuts interest rates in effort to boost growth

Bank Indonesia reduced borrowing costs six times a year ago, making it Asia's biggest rate cutter. With the Federal Reserve sticking to gradual rate hikes in the face of subdued inflation, the rupiah has been relatively stable this year, gaining about 1 percent against the dollar.

Body of female stabbing victim located in North York's Derrydowns Park

Jack's death marks Toronto's 32nd homicide of the year. Police said the woman was pronounced dead on scene after she was pulled out of the water without vital signs. Police released security camera images of Virgil Jack on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. "It indicates that maybe she died in some kind of violence". "If someone was in that area they most likely would have heard what had happened, assuming the assault occurred to her at this location", he said.

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