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Mattis temporarily halts transgender military ban for further study

In light of receiving the White House's guidelines on a trans military ban, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he will let trans troops continue to serve while he awaits the results of a study on transgender service members. "In the interim, current policy with respect to now serving members will remain in place". The move was part of a broader initiative to bring the military in line with shifts with social attitudes.

BYU ticket sales begin Wednesday morning

According to LSU, fans who bought tickets through the LSU ticket office will automatically be refunded beginning Tuesday. Tickets through the schools will go on sale at 10 a.m. During the call, the Tigers coach was asked to discuss his team's matchup with BYU, his reaction to the game being moved from Houston to New Orleans and he gave an update on the status of star running back Derrius Guice.

Shocking !!! Man arrested for trying to hide $1000 in his anus

In the front passenger seat of the auto was a 7-month-old child. The driver of the vehicle, Pattreon Stokes, also had marijuana and a large amount of money in possession. Following the arrest officers posted on Facebook: "Judging from Stokes" mug shot, he looks pretty "bummed' about the whole situation". Stokes was charged with smuggling contraband into a detention facility, trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking heroin, possession of cocaine with the intent to sell, manufacture or ...

Princes William and Harry visit Princess Diana's memorial garden

At the garden, William, Kate and Harry were set to meet with representatives of the causes that Diana passionately supported - including Great Ormond Street Hospital, the National AIDS Trust, The Leprosy Mission, Royal Marsden Hospital, the English National Ballet and homeless charity Centrepoint - in order to highlight "the significant achievements of the Princess , and the legacy of her work which continues to resonate with so many today", a spokesman said.

Technical Scrutiny: The Boeing Company (BA), Facebook, Inc. (FB)

American National Bank boosted its position in Boeing Company (The) by 30.6% in the first quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 599,420 shares of the aircraft producer's stock worth $106,014,000 after buying an additional 91,288 shares in the last quarter.

Analyst's Proposition on Fortive (FTV), Gilead Sciences (GILD)

The stock ended last trade at $75.74 a share and the price is up more than 5.77% so far this year. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 1.64 million. Capstone Asset Management Co. boosted its stake in shares of Gilead Sciences by 6.5% in the first quarter. Moreover, Point72 Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership has 0.06% invested in AMC Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX).

Missing Fargo woman died of 'homicidal violence'

A full report is not expected for weeks. LaFontaine-Greywind, who was eight months pregnant, had been missing for nine days when her remains were found. Crews had initially told police that Savanna gave up her baby before admitting to taking advantage of the woman in an attempt to get her baby. Hoehn allegedly told police he removed garbage bags containing bloody towels and his own bloody shoes and left them in a dumpster in West Fargo.

Police seek woman who threw urine on Metrobus driver

It was urine, the driver soon realized. The passenger responded by saying, "Are you talking to me?" Metro says the female passenger was about to exit the bus when the bus operator told her, "Have a nice day". "Based on the video evidence we retrieved, the woman is seen at the rear of the bus relieving herself into a cup", Pavlik said. "A disgusting act like the one on Saturday cannot only endanger the operator, but also endanger everyone on that bus", the union's statement said.

Acer's Spin 5 convertible line now has Intel's 8th-gen chips

Such an achievement is thanks to Acer Dual LiquidLoop cooling tech, which keeps the Black Edition from overheating despite the lack of a fan. The regular Spin 5 arrives first, shipping in September with a $799/€899 starting price, but it'll be quickly followed up in October by the Nitro 5 Spin ($999/€1,199).

DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller Amongst 10 Texans Stuck In Houston

They flew into Dallas after playing a preseason game at New Orleans on Saturday night. They practiced Monday at Cowboys headquarters, and were hotel hopping because of the uncertainty over what was next. Savage said the message from his wife has been to keep his focus on football. The former Alabama standout said his wife and daughter are safe. "She's very supportive and understanding".

Crews Battling Rapidly Growing Fire In Butte County, Evacuations Ordered

Evacuation orders were issued after the blaze ignited. An evacuation warning was in effect for Lumpkin Road from the Enterprise Bridge to Lake View Terrace. Evacuations have been ordered for the following areas: Lumpkin Road from Forbestown Road to the community of Feather Falls. Small and large animal shelters have also been opened.

Federal Bureau of Investigation offering $25000 reward in drag strip triple homicide

All three men suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Killed were 30-year-old David L. Watson of Oswego, 30-year-old Khalid R. Howard or Aurora, and 26-year-old Derek K. Howard and Edwards died at the scene and Watson died in an ambulance on the way to a hospital, Kenosha County Sheriff's Sergeant Mark Malecki said. The suspect was described as a 5-foot-9 black man between 20 and 30 years old with a thin, athletic build, according to the sheriff's department.

Russian Federation rejects allegations it will use war games to launch an invasion

The United States has also deployed contingents of troops in the Baltic region since Russia's reunification with Crimea following a referendum in March 2014. Russian Federation charges that that Western concerns about Zapad-2017 are unfounded, saying the war games will be "purely defensive" and pose no threat to Russia's neighbors, NATO, or the West.

Antisemitism envoy position to be filled, Tillerson tells Senate

According to the State Department, the position of the Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan was created to push for an end to the crisis in the latter, by supporting the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict, calling on parties to adhere to the permanent ceasefire and supporting efforts to ensure development, justice, and reconciliation.

UN Human Rights Chief Calls Trump's Media Attacks 'Dangerous'

Zeid Ra΄ad al Hussein, the United Nations΄s top human rights official, said US President Donald Trump΄s relentless attacks on news outlets like the New York Times , the Washington Post , CNN , ABC, CBS and others could be seen as incitement to violence against journalists.

Claiming victory, Iraq, Jordan reopen border crossing

Iraq is bordered by Jordan and Syria to the west, Iran to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south. An official statement from the two governments said the border point had been secured "against attacks by criminal gangs". Since a year ago, the Iraqi army has regained most of Anbar province's main towns that fell to the ultra-hardline jihadist group. Over the last three years, Jordan's exports to Iraq have dropped by more than two-thirds from a pre-2014 level of $1.4 billion (1.17 billion ...

University mistakenly gives student R14m… student reportedly spends R400k

This happened approximately five months ago but was only brought to our attention this week by another student who saw social media posts. It is understood that she's already spent almost R400,000. As far as the university was concerned, the student, based at the East London campus, had to pay back the money. "Tukwayo said they were looking at NSFAS rules that stipulated how the money should be used".

Japanese official retracts remark about Hitler's intentions

Aso was walking back from remarks he made about Adolf Hitler's rise to power, which could be seen as some as praising the German dictator's motives. He later apologised and retracted the comment, which he said had been misunderstood. Most popular: From Manchester United to Huddersfield Town, How Has Your Club's Top Signing Fared So Far This Season? The comment "was extremely shameful as one made by a Cabinet minister".

Russia's FM visiting Gulf Arab states over Qatar crisis

Kuwait's ruler has tried to mediate an end to a boycott by four Arab nations against Qatar, as have the United States, France and other world powers. They also stressed the importance of conducting joint action as part of the bilateral intergovernmental commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation and promoting direct contacts in business and bilateral ties in areas, including culture, education, sports, and tourism.

Girl, 2, critically hurt when tree falls on LA-area day care

The three injured children were all taken to hospitals, although two - a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old - had only minor injuries. Aerial video over the hospital showed two young children being taken out of an ambulance and reunited with their parent or caregiver before heading into the building for treatment.

Have 'Sleeper Cells', Step Down, TTV Dhinakaran Warns Chief Minister Palaniswami

Palaniswami. Calling the hidden support within the party "sleeper cells" - a term used more in the context of terrorism - he said, "Many MLAs will start supporting us one by one. To make the transition less awkward, he has been given charge of the party - effectively cutting out a possibility of the return of Mr Dhinakaran. "Chinnamma remains the general secretary, even after the merger", he said, pointing out that deputy CM Panneerselvam and party presidium chairman E Madhusudanan were ...

Meeting of National Security Committee underway

It should be mentioned that this is the second meeting of NSC in a week. The committee also analyse the internal and external security situation, Indian ceasefire violations on Line of Control (LoC) and developments in nation anti-terrorism project Operation Radd-ul Fassad.

Norwich City 'agree fee for Newcastle United defender Grant Hanley'

However, the Scottish global struggled for opportunities last season in the Sky Bet Championship, with the 25-year-old making just 10 league appearances for the Magpies over the course of the campaign. In total, he played only ten league matches for Newcastle since his move and a new challenge in joining Norwich will surely bring about benefits to him and also the national team.

Liverpool prepared to spend 'whatever it takes' to sign Van Dijk

Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal are also thought to be keen on a deal for former Celtic defender Van Dijk, but the Dutchman, who has handed in a transfer request at St Mary's, favours a move to Liverpool and to play under Klopp. The player has since been exiled from the side, and it would be in Southampton's best interest to cash in now, as the rapport between club and player is thought to be beyond fix.

Sir David Tang, philanthropist and fashion industry doyen, dies at age 63

The Telegraph reported also that Tang had sent out invitations this month to a party at The Dorchester hotel in London to bid his friends farewell. The following year, Tang formed PCC Hong Kong , a holding company for a number of businesses that are tied into the Pacific Cigar Co.

Adityanath to contest MLC bypoll in UP

Yogi Adityanath's predecessors Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati were also Members of the Legislative Council. The last date of withdrawal of candidature is September 8. In a shocking statement, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday mocked the parents in connection with recent Gorakhpur tragedy, where over 290 children died at Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College.

DK Shivakumar case: IT raids in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi

Shivakumar and his brother D.K. Suresh, who is MP of Bengaluru Rural. "I have no objection to IT officials conducting raids but this selective targeting of Congress leaders lends credence to the feeling the IT Department is being misused to target Congress leaders", Siddaramaiah said.

Value Composition in Focus For Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG)

The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $33.31. The average volume for Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) has been 2.76 million shares per day over the past 30 days. added a total of 2,400 shares at an average price of $19.4, amounting to approximately $46,560. Daiwa Sb owns 200 shares. Gulf Bankshares (Uk) Limited invested in 157,362 shares.

Watch Out For Charity Scams Claiming To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Scammers want to make sure that they're targeting people when they're not aware. The FTC is cautioning people against assuming charitable messages posted to social media are legitimate. Established organizations are usually your best bet because they are the most apt to have staff, experience, infrastructure and roots in affected communities.

Taylor Swift's New Video is Full of References

After Taylor's stylist Joseph Cassell Falconer "literally cleaned out" the Neil Lane store he visited, forcing the jeweller to seek more supplies from the vault, producers were faced with the added challenge of keeping all the diamonds safe from thieves.

Transgender service members join GLAAD on red carpet at VMAs

Just two days after President Donald Trump signed a memo giving new guidance to his previously tweeted ban on transgender individuals serving in the USA military, six transgender soldiers and veterans walked the red carpet at Sunday's 2017 MTV Video Music Awards ( VMAs ).

Woman found with rosary beads in throat dies, NYPD says

She was taken to Lincoln Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Before receiving the call about the woman, police encountered a naked man, believed to be her boyfriend, yelling outside the building. The man is related to the woman, but their relationship wasn't immediately clear, according to sources. The woman's identity has not been made public.

Metallica deluxe reissues of "Master of Puppets" coming in November

The album has been Fans who decide to pre-order the classic album will get an instant download of the band's classic song, " Disposable Heroes ". The album has since then been certified 6x Platinum in America and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

NOAA: Hurricane Harvey To Batter Texas With Rain

Because of the "uncertainty of the warnings that we have had with the flash floods, with the potential rain bands and our diminished capacity, the better part of wisdom is for everybody to stay home and to protect life and property", Landrieu said.

JIT head Wajid Zia records statement before NAB in Lahore

Zia has recorded his statement before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi on Tuesday regarding Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.References against Sharif family and Ishaq Dar will be lodged by NAB in the accountability court by September 10.

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