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Harvard lists Scaramucci as dead in directory

Harvard lists Scaramucci as dead in directory New Chief of Staff John Kelly forced Scaramucci's resignation Monday after he unleashed an expletive-filled rant in a phone conversation with New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza. "Would it be an air horn with chest hair, a lasagna with a switch blade, a monster energy drink with googly eyes?" he said. Noah said. "I haven't even finished my Scaramucci tattoo!" I just bought the Scaramucci 2017 jerse... [Full Article...]

Sen. Cory Booker Is Pushing To Federally Legalize Mary Jane

Sen. Cory Booker Is Pushing To Federally Legalize Mary Jane The bill would remove weed, which is now a Schedule 1 drug ― from the list of controlled substances. The legislation would allow the federal government to punish states with "discriminatory enforcement" of marijuana laws by withholding federal funds to states found to have racially disproportionate marijuana arrests and incarceration rates. [Full Article...]

USA detects 'highly unusual' N.Korean submarine activity

USA detects 'highly unusual' N.Korean submarine activity These types of submarine tests are usually done to examine a missile's ability to "cold launch" out of an ejection shoot by high-pressured steam. The THAAD element provides a globally-transportable, rapidly-deployable capability to intercept ballistic missiles inside or outside the atmosphere during their final, or terminal, phase of flight. [Full Article...]

Venezuela opposition leaders taken from their homes during night

Venezuela opposition leaders taken from their homes during night The Venezuelan supreme court said in a statement Tuesday that Lopez and Ledezma were picked up because they violated the terms of their house arrest and intelligence sources said they were planning to escape. A wave of anti-government protests has left more than 120 people dead over four months, and Venezuela's 30 million citizens are suffering shortages of basic goods and medicines as the c... [Full Article...]

BLU phones banned on Amazon over spyware concerns

BLU phones banned on Amazon over spyware concerns The software is said to send text messages and other private information to a server in China, though according to Blu, it had no idea this was going on. BLU, however, says these claims are "inaccurate and false reports", explaining that the company has already "reached out to several reporters to correct their articles and issue apologies, which BLU has started receiving". [Full Article...]

British Gas to raise electricity prices by 12.5% in September

British Gas to raise electricity prices by 12.5% in September You should be celebrating this morning, you and the big six. Policy costs add around 13 per cent to the cost of the average dual fuel bill, paying for the rollout of renewables such as solar and wind, providing a discount for pensioners and funding insulation measures. [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for abducted Detroit girl

Amber Alert issued for abducted Detroit girl Police spotted the pickup several hours later on Interstate 75 near the OH state line. WDIV in Detroit is reporting that the missing two-year-old has been secured and is safe after a police pursuit that ended in a crash in Detroit . The aunt was babysitting for the mother at the time. He was last seen driving a GMC Black Pick -up Truck with the license plate DAS8417. "The suspect is a Black... [Full Article...]

Almost 500 People On Trial In Turkey Over Failed Coup

Almost 500 People On Trial In Turkey Over Failed Coup A trial about seizing the Akinci air base during a military coup attempt was launched in Turkey Aug. 1. Gulen, who is based in a secluded compound in the USA state of Pennsylvania, strongly denies the charges. About 300 people - including some families of those killed or wounded during the coup attempt and ruling party supporters - staged a protest Tuesday at the site. [Full Article...]

N. Korea Will be Handled

N. Korea Will be Handled He said his country's objective was to achieve nuclear denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula through dialogue and negotiations. "I felt pretty strongly that [China] had a tremendous power over North Korea ". But the Xinhua editorial broke with Beijing's usual public reticence when Mr. Trump has taken China to task over trade imbalances, territorial disputes in the South China Sea, ... [Full Article...]

National Night Out Tuesday

National Night Out Tuesday They are coming out more, they are learning. More information about Suffolk National Night Out can be found at this link . If you want to include specific info for your event, add it in the comments! Fort Meade 5 p.m.to 9 p.m. To have police attend an event, contact the respective patrol division. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will be hosting about a dozen events across the ... [Full Article...]

White House Drug Commission Implores Trump To Declare A State Of Emergency

White House Drug Commission Implores Trump To Declare A State Of Emergency Notably absent from the report are a number of tough-on-crime measures that the President and his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, have repeatedly help up as solutions to the opioid crisis , including building a wall on the Mexican border, expanding the use of mandatory minimum sentencing for drug crimes, and seizing more cash and property from individuals suspected of drug crimes. [Full Article...]

Opposition protests NOTA option for Rajya Sabha elections

Opposition protests NOTA option for Rajya Sabha elections The Commission has also asked the State government to ensure proper security to all the MLAs and their family members. In a press conference, the 44 MLAs presented a united stand and said BJP had tried to buy off 22 MLAs and had even offered to pay Rs 15 crore to each of them, but they have not succumbed. [Full Article...]

US, China in heated tug of war over North Korea

US, China in heated tug of war over North Korea He said " Japan has put in some ideas", the USA and China "are seriously looking into this, (and) I hope that we can get it done in days". The U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed that the U.S. will handle the North Korean issue. In a letter to Trump, Schumer urged the president to use his authority through the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States , or CFIUS, to exert econ... [Full Article...]

Cross-Platform Play Available With Latest Minecraft Limited Beta

Cross-Platform Play Available With Latest Minecraft Limited Beta This first release of the Minecraft Better Together beta is not feature complete: the Servers aren't yet in Beta, for starters, but on the flipside the Marketplace is available. Players will notice the very long awaited and much in demand stained glass, fireworks, PARROTS THAT DANCE, customizable banners, armor stands, jukebox and music discs, recipe book and ravines. [Full Article...]

Woman's body found buried in sand in Ocean City, Md

Woman's body found buried in sand in Ocean City, Md The body was identified as that of Ashley O'Connor, 30, of Plano, TX. Around 6:30 a.m., citizens reported seeing the body to city employees, who then alerted Ocean City dispatchers. I mean, just seeing all these people, just kind of moving around and vacationing when there's someone that's deceased right behind us. Waters said that she expected the beach to be roped off for at least eight hour... [Full Article...]

Moving on Up - Spotify Passes 60 Million Subscribers

Moving on Up - Spotify Passes 60 Million Subscribers Compared to its biggest competition, that's double Apples Music's 27 million subscribers . The news follows a report earlier in the year that indie labels could soon hide their new releases behind a paywall . With Spotify readying itself for a public listing - a process that will see the company go public without entertaining an IPO - the platform is allegedly moving into Apple's ballpark ... [Full Article...]

Students reveal alarming sexual assault and harassment cases

Students reveal alarming sexual assault and harassment cases A student protests at the Australian National University in Canberra on Tuesday. Seven per cent of students overall experienced a sexual assault while 1.6 per cent of these took place at a uni itself in 2015 or 2016. Australian universities, which have more than one million pupils enrolled, are hugely popular with global students, particularly from China and India. [Full Article...]

Study Shows We Have A 5% Chance of Dodging Global Warming

Study Shows We Have A 5% Chance of Dodging Global Warming The new paper focuses instead on three quantities that underpin the scenarios for future emissions: total world population, gross domestic product per person and the amount of carbon emitted for each dollar of economic activity, known as carbon intensity. [Full Article...]

Bird with West Nile virus found in Shawano County

Bird with West Nile virus found in Shawano County This is the second time mosquitoes have tested positive for the virus in the area this summer. Sheri Bowen is the Agency Administrator for Mills County Public Health. The man discovered he had a mild form of West Nile after he donated blood in California, where the blood center screened his blood and told him he had the virus. [Full Article...]

Attack on Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city kills more than 20

Attack on Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city kills more than 20 Reuters also reported grenades were thrown during the attack, citing local police. Officials said one attacker was a suicide bomber, and a second had been armed with a rifle. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. Regional police chief Mohammad Ayub said two attackers were involved in the incident. IS have been targeting Shiite minority crowds and mosques in Afghanistan... [Full Article...]


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