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Atlanta gym institutes 'no cops or active duty military' policy

Atlanta gym institutes 'no cops or active duty military' policy Jim Chambers, owner of the EAV Barbell Club in East Atlanta, recently posted a sign at his gym outlining several rules, one of which angered a passerby, who happened to be a military veteran. Chambers said that his gym has always had a "no cop" policy because the presence of law enforcement made minority clients uncomfortable. Atlanta police (APD) took the high road in this situation, which po... [Full Article...]

Baby abandoned in trash bag survived 3 days, police say

Baby abandoned in trash bag survived 3 days, police say The baby was found when two women who were neighbors thought they heard an animal that needed help. Officials say the baby is in stable condition at a hospital. Authorities are crediting the quick thinking of the neighbors in getting in touch with emergency personnel as part of the reason the baby survived. [Full Article...]

Japan says time for "effective pressure" on North Korea, not dialogue

Japan says time for A delay in the release of the statement is, as both the bloc and watchers note, "standard practice", and typically leads to speculation over splits among member states and debates over specific wording. "We look forward to the operationalization of the joint statement on the observance of the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) in the South China Sea ", the foreign ministers pointed out. [Full Article...]

Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama

Doklam row not serious, Hindi, Chini Bhai-Bhai, says Dalai Lama China has insisted that India unilaterally withdraw its troops from the remote Doklam plateau claimed by both Beijing and Indian ally Bhutan. Asked specifically about reports of sending of troops from the Sukna-based 33 Corps to Dokalam, the sources said there has been no enhancement of army personnel in the India-Bhutan-China trijunction. [Full Article...]

Mobile's upcoming REVVL handset gets outed, pricing and availability confirmed

Mobile's upcoming REVVL handset gets outed, pricing and availability confirmed For what the Revvl offers, it is not that shabby of a price, though the Moto E4 Plus , Moto G5 Plus , and others have shown to be solid alternatives. And you'll be able to upgrade to a new phone whenever you want. The iPhone 7 runs about $26 per month. You can either return it to T-Mobile and start paying for another phone, or pay it off and keep it. [Full Article...]

ECP asks PML-N to replace Nawaz Sharif as party leader

ECP asks PML-N to replace Nawaz Sharif as party leader The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday asked Nawaz to be removed from the position of chief of his party Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz). He was seen off by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at Punjab House in the capital city in the morning. [Full Article...]

Ibrahim son bailed over drug money: court

Ibrahim son bailed over drug money: court This included 1.8 tonnes of MDMA, 15 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine and 136 kilograms of cocaine. The drugs were seized in the Netherlands in July. "Only yesterday we saw comments from ABF (Australian Border Force) Assistant Commissioner Wayne Buchhorn acknowledging that at a street price of 60 times what it is purchased for overseas, illegal tobacco is extremely attractive to criminals", ... [Full Article...]

Dobbs Slams McConnell, Says It's Time to 'Ditch Mitch'

Trump said in an afternoon tweet from his New Jersey vacation. One does not need a cipher to know McConnell was referring to Trump - since the president is the only one who's tried to impose "artificial deadlines unrelated to the reality of the legislature". [Full Article...]

Zuma vote a psychological victory for opposition

Zuma vote a psychological victory for opposition It also depends, if he is booted out then who comes in and whether the person that takes over and the ANC move in the right direction. Section 102 (1) deals with the removal of the Cabinet‚ excluding the president‚ and Section 102 (2) deals with the removal of the President. [Full Article...]

Now Indians do not need a visa to visit Qatar

For 47 countries, the free visa is valid for 30 days, starting the date of issuance. The visa exemption scheme "will make Qatar the most open country in the region", said Hassan al-Ibrahim, Chief Tourism Development officer at Qatar Tourism Authority, during a press conference in Doha . [Full Article...]

Voters Support Trump-Backed Bill Curbing Immigration, Poll Finds

Voters Support Trump-Backed Bill Curbing Immigration, Poll Finds In a Twitter message this week, Trump said his base was growing stronger, but the poll found only 41 percent of Trump voters strongly approve of his job performance, which is down from 56 percent earlier this year, the poll results noted. [Full Article...]

Mattis: North Korea Would be "Overmatched" in a Conflict

Mattis: North Korea Would be Meanwhile, reports circulate that North Korea has now produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. "The DPRK regime's actions will continue to be grossly overmatched by ours and would lose any arms race or conflict it initiates", he added. [Full Article...]

Trans troops sue Trump over proposed military ban

Trans troops sue Trump over proposed military ban The plaintiffs ask that the court rules unconstitutional Trump's proposed ban on trans people from military service and permanently prohibit "the categorical exclusion of transgender people from military service". Trump did not actually consult with Pentagon officials before his abrupt announcement. This policy has not been made public, but a Los Angeles Blade source said it is on its way,... [Full Article...]

'Patagotitan mayorum' the biggest dinosaur found in Argentina

'Patagotitan mayorum' the biggest dinosaur found in Argentina Researchers describes a new giant titanosaur , which represents the largest species described so far and one of the most complete titanosaurs. A cast of the dinosaur's skeleton is already on display at the American Museum of Natural History. [Full Article...]

Essential confirms $300M funding, Amazon and Best Buy retail availability

Essential confirms $300M funding, Amazon and Best Buy retail availability There's no doubt that the Essential Phone will be a much-appreciated new face in the overcrowded smartphone market, but people's faith in Essential won't last forever without an actual product on the market. Rubin, Essential's founder and CEO, has said Essential Home will be created to interact with various smart home ecosystems and will allow owners to use Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant to co... [Full Article...]

View partial solar eclipse at Capitol Reef National Park

The Vikings, the natives of northwestern America, the ancient civilizations in Vietnam, and many other places around the world had their own guesses as to what was happening when an eclipse took place. The very next total solar eclipse will be in 2019, but you'll have to be below the equator for a glimpse. In Lancaster County, observers expect the sun to be about 76% covered. [Full Article...]

Franklin seen hitting Mexico as season's first Atlantic hurricane

Franklin seen hitting Mexico as season's first Atlantic hurricane Today, NOAA updated its hurricane season outlook for this year and are predicting 14 - 19 named storms. The average hurricane season has 12 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes. The agency said the season has the potential to become "extremely active", possibly the most active since 2010 . One of the key indicators for the updated outlook, according to NOAA, is the number o... [Full Article...]

Canadian military builds camp to house asylum seekers near United States border

Canadian military builds camp to house asylum seekers near United States border The CBC reports that approximately 1,174 asylum seekers crossed into Quebec in July 2017 - that's up from the 180 people who crossed seeking asylum in July 2016. Many of those who have arrived are originally from Haiti and fear being sent back to that country should US President Donald Trump end a program that granted them temporary protected status following the massive 2010 natural disaster th... [Full Article...]

Meteor shower to light up skies this weekend

Meteor shower to light up skies this weekend With all the talk about the Great American Eclipse , you may have forgotten to put this on your calendar: The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak this weekend. But the moon will not fully rise until around 11pm on Sunday, giving viewers plenty of time to observe the dark skies. All year long as Earth revolves around the sun, it passes through streams of cosmic debris. [Full Article...]

US Already Feeling Consequences Of Global Warming, Draft Report Finds

Thirteen federal agencies contributed to the report , which concludes some extreme weather events can already be attributed to climate change. Two federal climate program leaders and several report contributors told Politico they see no reason to expect the White House will attempt to stall the late November release deadline or try to modify the report's findings. [Full Article...]


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