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Island businesses fret about power outage losses

Island businesses fret about power outage losses But on Monday, the cooperative said that one of the cables was intact and functional. The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative says in a news release that tests Saturday night revealed that all three cables are damaged. "They're packing up and moving out", Dorothy Hester, a spokeswoman for Dare County, told NBC affiliate WITN of Washington. "If they purchased before this happened yeah, if th... [Full Article...]

China's Factory Activity Slows in July

China's Factory Activity Slows in July The July reading fell below a median forecast of 51.6 from a Wall. A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while a reading below reflects contraction. Although both survey's measure activity levels across China's manufacturing sector, the Caixin-IHS Markit is a private survey that tends to focus on small and medium-sized firms. [Full Article...]

Pence to Baltic Allies: 'We Stand With You'

Pence to Baltic Allies: 'We Stand With You' Pence is also set to visit Georgia and Montenegro before he returns to the U.S. "As a conservative Republican, he will also try to convince these nervous allies, who really do look to us for protection, that the incessant "noise" in Washington about the Trump administration playing footsies with the Russians does not mean that the United States will sacrifice their interests to a Moscow-Wa... [Full Article...]

BBCI: Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of violating judge's order

BBCI: Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of violating judge's order A sentencing hearing is scheduled for October 5. In court, Arpaio's lawyers argued he had misunderstood the court order, only breaking with it because one of his former lawyers had explained it to him poorly. "Arpaio believes that a jury would have found in his favor and that it will", the statement read. He "willfully violated the order by failing to do anything to ensure his subordinates' co... [Full Article...]

OIC To Hold Another Emergency Meeting On Jerusalem In Istanbul

OIC To Hold Another Emergency Meeting On Jerusalem In Istanbul Only this week, al-Resalah newspaper reported Bezalel Smotrich from the Jewish Home party calling for theā€‚building of a synagogue inside the al-Aqsa Mosque courtyard. They also called on all academic and religious institutes to focus on raising awareness about the clashes at Al Aqsa Mosque and how to support the Palestinian cause. [Full Article...]

Training before parade irrelevant to 'neighbourhood situation': China

Training before parade irrelevant to 'neighbourhood situation': China China held a parade of its armed forces Sunday to mark the 90th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army [PLA] in a display of military might. Xi wore a camouflage uniform, marking the first time a Chinese leader has worn such a uniform in a military parade. [Full Article...]

Possible first sighting of an exomoon

Possible first sighting of an exomoon The planet around which the exomoon might have been spotted is in the Kepler 1625 star system, called the Kepler 1625b, one of the so-called "warm planets", notes the study . At present Kipping's team, which includes his Columbia colleague Alex Teachey and citizen scientist Allan Schmidt, are remaining cautious about the potential discovery. [Full Article...]

CAT 2017 Notification: Form Filling Process to start from 9th of August

CAT 2017 Notification: Form Filling Process to start from 9th of August The registrations for the Common Admission Test CAT 2017 will commence from August 9 , 2017. This year, the exam will be held in two sessions. The duration of the examination will be 180 minutes that is 3 hours and the examination will be held in three sections that is Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability. [Full Article...]

Convention Hackers Break Into Voting Machines in Minutes

Convention Hackers Break Into Voting Machines in Minutes Confirming his meet with Russian lawyer, Donald Trump Junior earlier this month said , "He was under the impression woman could provide damaging information on his father's rival Hillary Clinton ". In general, the decentralised nature of the voting system means it would be hard to tamper with it on a significant scale, Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey argued before the ... [Full Article...]

Thunderstorms, humidity in Albany's Monday forecast

Thunderstorms, humidity in Albany's Monday forecast Monday afternoon highs will be in the low/ mid-90s with partly cloudy conditions and have winds from the east/ southeast at 5-15 miles per hour. Highs will range in the 70s and 80s under mostly cloudy skies. Lows will be in the mid-70s with a 50 percent chance of rain. Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 8 a.m. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. [Full Article...]

Body found on Ortley Beach may be missing swimmer, says mayor

Body found on Ortley Beach may be missing swimmer, says mayor Reid said. The Coast Guard and Point Pleasant police had conducted a boat and air search for Oravcova. One of the missing swimmer's friends was rescued from the water by a park ranger, he said. 'It's really sad for this community. The Coast Guard is assisting local agencies in the search, which includes 10 miles of coastline. "Suspending a search is always a hard decision and it's something ... [Full Article...]

Tony Blair can't be prosecuted over Iraq War, High Court rules

Tony Blair can't be prosecuted over Iraq War, High Court rules General Abdul Wahed Shannan al-Rabbat accused the former prime minister and two of his ministers, Jack Straw and Lord Goldsmith, of criminal "aggression " during the 2003 Iraq invasion to overthrow Saddam Hussein. The report also detailed the private deals Blair made with Bush ahead of the invasion. He said there had been a series of attempts to prosecute Blair, which have all been blocked. [Full Article...]

Alabama jailbreak: Two inmates at large after 12 escape

Alabama jailbreak: Two inmates at large after 12 escape The Walker County Sheriff's Office released a list of six prisoners they still were hunting for. On Sunday night, the Jasper Police Department posted an alert to its Facebook page warning residents about the prisoners on the loose. Nearby residents are being warned to stay indoors and safe, as two of the escaped inmates were serving sentences for attempted murder . He was imprisoned for drug ... [Full Article...]

Don't Agree With Nitish Kumar: Colleague Sharad Yadav Confirms He's Upset

Don't Agree With Nitish Kumar: Colleague Sharad Yadav Confirms He's Upset The statement comes in the backdrop of speculations, rife within and outside the party stating Sharad Yadav's disagreement with Nitish Kumar to break "grand alliance" and then forming the government with Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) hours after he tendered resignation on July 26. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vows further retaliation if U.S. moves forward with sanctions

Russian Federation vows further retaliation if U.S. moves forward with sanctions The Russian government will seize two diplomatic properties in Moscow , and according to The New York Times , the us diplomats must leave the country by 1 September this year. diplomats. The State Department declined to give an exact number of American diplomats or other US officials in Russian Federation, but the figure is believed to be about 400, some of whom have families accompanying them... [Full Article...]

Trump insists there's no chaos at White House as new aide starts

Trump insists there's no chaos at White House as new aide starts The shakeup was made public one day after the Senate failed - to Trump's great frustration - to pass a bill repealing Obamacare, a key campaign pledge by the billionaire businessman during his White House run. John Kelly was sworn in as President Donald Trump's new chief of staff Monday, July 31, 2017 , asked with bringing order to an often chaotic White House and jump-starting the President's ... [Full Article...]

Russia's decision on embassy staff 'uncalled for'

Russia's decision on embassy staff 'uncalled for' Moscow said Friday that the USA must reduce the staff at its embassy and consulates to 450, the same number Russian Federation is allowed to have in the US. President Donald Trump has indicated he will sign the sanctions bill. He particularly objects to a passage barring presidential interference aimed at easing the sanctions. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation orders cut in United States diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Russian Federation orders cut in United States diplomats in reaction to sanctions It is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 US presidential election and for its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria, where the Kremlin has backed President Bashar Assad. By signing the bill into law , Trump cannot ease the sanctions against Russian Federation unless he seeks congressional approval. The Finnish president, Saul Niinisto, echoed those concerns at a meet... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to seize United States properties in retaliation over sanctions

Russian Federation to seize United States properties in retaliation over sanctions Russia's ambitions to be on equal footing with the US suffered a setback in 2014 when the Obama administration authorized sanctions against sectors of the Russian economy, including financial services, energy, mining and defense. The ministry said that this was in response to the passing of a new bill on sanctions by the Senate late Thursday. "As you know, we are exercising restraint and patienc... [Full Article...]

Explosion Reported Near Iraqi Embassy In Kabul

Explosion Reported Near Iraqi Embassy In Kabul They said the attackers appeared to have taken cover in the embassy building in a business district of the city, from where smoke could be seen rising. More security forces have arrived in Shar-e-Naw area. "People were anxious and closed their shops to run for safety". The Islamic State terror group claimed the attack. [Full Article...]


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