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Khizr Khan: I Feel Sorry for Republicans Who Support Donald Trump Khizr Khan: I Feel Sorry for Republicans Who Support Donald Trump
- August 09, 2016

The feud has overshadowed Trump's criticism of Hillary Clinton . His interrogator: an 11-year old. Apparently alluding to controversial comments by Trump, Pence said, "sometimes things don't always come out like you mean". And a CNN/ORC poll out last night showed Clinton topping Trump 52 percent to 43 percent after the convention, a boost of seven points in Clinton's support and a net increase of 12 points for Clinton since after the Republican National Convention, when Trump led her 48 ... (more...)
Trump to outline economic plan as he seeks to reverse slide
- August 09, 2016

The aide said the campaign would have a more detailed childcare plan in the future. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss details ahead of the speech's delivery. Clinton, a Democrat like President Barack Obama , will be buoyed in part by figures released on Friday showing U.S. employment rose more than expected for the second month in a row in July and wages picked up, bolstering expectations of faster economic growth. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' music to tour America with full orchestra 'Game of Thrones' music to tour America with full orchestra
- August 09, 2016

NEW YORK (AP ) - If you can't get to Westeros, don't fret: It's coming to a town near you next year. Or, at least the music is. Djawadi will lead the orchestra and choir on a "musical journey" through the lands of Game of Thrones as scenes unfold on giant screens before the audience. (more...)
Jared Leto once auditioned for Star Trek
- August 09, 2016

The powers that be in Gotham are anxious about the recent uptick in "metahumans", so they decide to fight fire with fire. The two standouts are Will Smith, who plays Deashot and Margot Robbie who plays Harley Quinn. Smith is front and center but really doesn't have much to do, and the Rick Flag role feels like it needed a better-known actor to keep the other stars in check. (more...)
Alabama Judicial Court to rule on chief justice's ouster
- August 09, 2016

The JIC alleges Moore's January 2016 order and his conduct surrounding it encouraged Alabama's judges to disregard clear federal law. "The probate judges were flapping in the wind". Moore ran for governor of Alabama in 2010. Moore has been suspended from the bench since May 6, when the Judicial Inquiry Commission issued its findings. (more...)
Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com in $3 Billion Deal
- August 09, 2016

Wal-Mart and Jet will maintain distinct brands, with Wal-Mart focusing on goods at low prices "every day" and Jet still providing a more "curated" assortment of products, the companies said. e-commerce compared with Walmart's $14bn. Jet executives will receive $300,000 in Wal-mart stock as part of an incentive package. Specifically what Jet.com will bring to the table is "customer facing and back-end components which will enable us to be more successful at Walmart .com", McMillon ... (more...)
Irish boxer Paddy Barnes crashes out of Olympics after split-decision loss
- August 09, 2016

Devastated Paddy Barnes attributed trouble making the penal 49kg weight to his Olympic defeat in Rio today. "My energy was sapped and I am absolutely wrecked". He added: "I have got to take some positives as well". "I shouldn't be fighting at this weight. I am pleased with how I fought, he is a world champion, so sometimes you don't get everything your own way". (more...)
10 year old dies at Kansas City water park
- August 09, 2016

She said it was appropriate for Schlitterbahn, which operates five US water parks, to investigate alongside the police and fire department. Schlitterbahn is a family water park, but this isn't a family ride. The park's website touts the ride as the "ultimate in water slide thrills", subjecting "adventure seekers" with a "jaw dropping" 17-story drop, "only to be blasted back up a second massive hill and then sent down yet another gut wrenching 50 foot drop". (more...)
Yorkshire look for replacement after Travis Head is called up
- August 09, 2016

But not since the bowler-dominated 1888 Ashes series in England, where Australia failed to reach 150 in all six of their innings, has their specialist bating line-up finished a three-Test series with a return from their batters (specialist or otherwise) of no centuries and as few fifties. (more...)
Judo star is first Kosovan to ever win Olympic medal Judo star is first Kosovan to ever win Olympic medal
- August 09, 2016

Her fearless determination shone through in the final. In the final match, against the Odette Giuffrida of Italy, Kelmendi scored an early point, but conceded a penalty for being too defensive. I got to 200m and I thought "oh my God, this is going to happen". "Then came Mr Thomas Bach", Kelmendi said. "It's hard to believe that it's not still a dream", Basile said. (more...)
University of Washington identifies student killed at party
- August 08, 2016

In a probable cause statement released Monday, they say he confessed to the killings and that he did it because he was angry that his ex-girlfriend seemed to be moving on with her life after their recent break-up. "My granddaughter called us about 20 minutes after midnight and said she was hiding, that there had been a shooting and that two of her friends were shot and she was shot at". (more...)
Trump says Clinton use of private server 'enabled' foreign espionage
- August 08, 2016

CLINTON: Well, he - here's - here's what - here are the facts behind that as well, you know that I preside I - I sent over 30,000 e-mails to the State Department that were work-related e-mails. "I have acknowledged repeatedly that using two email accounts was a mistake and I take responsibility for that but I do think having him say that my answers to the Federal Bureau of Investigation were truthful and, then I should quickly add, that what I said was consistent with what I said publicly ... (more...)
Senator Compares Obama's Iran Cash Payment to Actions of a Drug Cartel
- August 08, 2016

Cotton, however, said Sunday that, "it doesn't really matter what President Obama says". It matters what the Iranians think and it matters what dictators and terrorists and gangsters all around the world think. Iran has also persistently pursued illicit weapons technology, from ballistic missiles to nuclear weapons capability. "This wasn't some nefarious deal", Obama said Thursday. (more...)
Machete attack may have been terror-inspired
- August 08, 2016

Belgium yesterday opened a terrorism probe into a machete assault that wounded two policewomen, in what appeared to be the latest in a string of jihadist attacks in Europe. We must avoid panic of course... and not give in to terror. Belgian officials said the local prosecutor in Charleroi and federal police are investigating the incident. (more...)
Muslims go to Catholic Mass across France to show solidarity Muslims go to Catholic Mass across France to show solidarity
- August 08, 2016

The Basilica of Saint-Denis, outside Paris, also gathered hundreds of Catholics but also a large number of Muslims and people of other confessions who showed up after religious authorities in France called on the population to express sympathy to the Catholic community. (more...)
Putin made Trump 'an unwitting agent' of Russia — Ex-CIA chief
- August 08, 2016

Former CIA director Michael Morell has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for the presidency this November, taking a VERY unusual step for a man in his position by flat-out throwing his support behind a candidate! His duties included preparing the President's Daily Brief for George W. (more...)
Swimming - Campbells power Australia to record and relay gold Swimming - Campbells power Australia to record and relay gold
- August 08, 2016

Is Yusra Mardini the most extraordinary athlete at the Rio Olympics? AUSTRALIA will attempt to open their Olympic swimming campaign with a golden double day one that the Dolphins have not tasted since their best away Olympic medal haul at Athens in 2004 . (more...)
Officer goes before judge on terrorism charge
- August 08, 2016

Nicholas Young , 36, of Fairfax, Va., was arrested Wednesday morning at Metropolitan Police Headquarters in Washington and his employment was terminated. According to the Washington Post , investigators had been monitoring Young for the past seven years. On Jan. 24, 2011, an undercover officer said Young told the officer he once aimed an AK-47-style rifle out of a window at his home, scanning for law enforcement he believed was watching him. (more...)
Didn't go to Pakistan to have lunch: Rajnath Singh in Rajya Sabha
- August 08, 2016

We all saw the way Pakistan did not maintain protocol in the way they treated Home Minister, we are one in condemning it, said Sharad Yadav. "Pakistan on national grounds has been successful in curbing terrorism by implementing the National Action Plan and carrying out the operation Zarb-i-Azb", said the premier. (more...)
South Africa's ruling party faces biggest election challenge South Africa's ruling party faces biggest election challenge
- August 08, 2016

It is not often that local elections can shake up a country's political landscape. The African National Congress (ANC) has ruled virtually unopposed since it ended white-minority rule in 1994 with Nelson Mandela at its helm. "We are now going to do an introspective look at ourselves", said Cyril Ramaphosa, vice president of both the ANC and the country. The leftist Economic Freedom Fighters polled 5 percent, with smaller parties sharing the rest, the election commission said on its website. (more...)
Victims in Central Texas balloon crash identified Victims in Central Texas balloon crash identified
- August 08, 2016

Louis suburbs. This version corrects the spelling of the first name of Matt Missentzis. But the form filled out by balloon pilots asks whether an applicant has been convicted of a narcotics drug charge. Twenty-five balloon accidents, resulting in four fatalities and 25 serious injuries, have occurred since Hersman's 2014 letter and the last warning issued by the NTSB in March 2016, according to the exchange posted on its website. (more...)
Taliban capture important district in Afghanistan Taliban capture important district in Afghanistan
- August 08, 2016

According to Khaama, the military operation took place in eastern Nangarhar province where militants from the Taliban radical group and IS are now operating. However, a Taliban spokesman claimed the group has captured the entire district after clearing it of "enemies". Taliban militants who are active in parts of Nimroz and neighboring Farah and Herat provinces haven't commented. (more...)
Labour's Owen Smith pledges £10bn Welsh investment
- August 08, 2016

What I don't understand is how you can complain about disunity in the party when you and others are the ones who resigned from the shadow cabinet at the very point when we could have taken it to them. He said: "We are fighting like ferrets in a sack. I don't think our leadership has been strong enough about stamping it out", Smith said. "Labour will pledge to rebuild and transform Britain with a bold £500 billion programme of investment". (more...)
Donald Trump endorses Paul Ryan after initially declining to do so
- August 08, 2016

Pence insisted that he and Trump see "eye to eye" on the issue, even though Pence and Trump disagree on whether to support House Speaker Paul Ryan , who has also criticized the NY businessman. Senate to be in Republican control", Snyder said . "In the intelligence business, we would say that Mr. Putin had recruited Mr. Trump as an unwitting agent of the Russian Federation", he added. (more...)
Bridge collapse: Centre extending all help to Maharashtra govt, says Rajnath
- August 07, 2016

Of the two State Transport bus one was returning from Jaigarh to Mumbai while the other was coming from Rajapur in Konkan to Borivili. "Administration has rushed to spot for rescue and immediate measures", Fadnavis said. Heavy rains are causing a hurdle in the rescue operation. Two state-run buses plunged into the fast-flowing water when the bridge was washed away near Mahabaleshwar, south of Mumbai , around midnight on Tuesday. (more...)

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