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Stocks tick up to record high; oil cuts losses

Meanwhile, OPEC member Venezuela is teetering on the brink of a civil war, but amid persistent global oversupply and stubbornly high inventories, the oil market appears unfazed by any potential threats to supply from that country. The markets will be waiting to see if OPEC makes further demands of its members to reduce production and, more importantly, that its members abide by such demands. Read More »

Boy Found Dead In Day Care Van


Monday. Someone from the daycare center checked the van, where Miles was found in the back seat. According to the Florida Department of Children and Families, the Little Miracles Academy was cited in an inspection just last month for not keeping track of children being transported. Read More »

Zoo Atlanta mourns the death of 39-year-old orangutan, Chantek


The Atlanta Zoo began treatment in 2016 to decrease the symptoms of Chantek's heart disease. "He's unique, friendly and easy to communicate with anyone close to him", said Zoo Atlanta Vice-President, Hayley Murphy. Chantek was among a handful of primates who could communicate using American Sign Language, along with Koko, a gorilla, and Washoe, a female chimpanzee. Read More »

Ankara, NATO set date for German parliamentary visit to air base


A North Atlantic Treaty Organisation official confirmed to Anadolu Agency on Tuesday that, following discussions among the allies, a visit to Konya was planned for early next month. Approval for the Konya visit came after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg offered to arrange the trip for the German lawmakers within the defence alliance´s framework, to which Ankara agreed, according to Gabriel. Read More »

PHX woman sentenced to death for Ame Deal murder


Sammantha Allen was convicted in late June of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Ame Deal , KSAZ reports. Sammantha Allen , 28, was convicted of first degree murder in the killing of her 10-year-old cousin Ame Deal . Read More »

Rioting Goat Jumps On Police Car


The woman, presumably the goat's owner, repeatedly tells the goat to 'get off the auto, ' but she has to pick him up to take him down. "I've got it all on video, it's fine". The cop exclaimed 'That's my hood dude!' while Vivica's owner rushes over to once again remove the goat off the vehicle. The Blanchard Police Department posted the video to Facebook , writing, "Body cams are useful for convincing the Chief that a goat did it". Read More »

Duterte to US Secretary of State: I am your 'humble ally'

The adoption of any plans to deploy US aerial assets would likely take place in consultation with the Philippines, a USA treaty ally. At the end of July, the Pentagon announced the transfer of two Cessna aircraft to the Filipino military for surveillance and reconnaissance, and Tillerson revealed Monday that "a couple of UAVs", or drones, were part of that deal as well. Read More »

The agent of Newcastle target Lucas Perez blasts greedy Arsenal


Meanwhile, still a chance I suppose for Diame to play ahead of Perez on Sunday but unlikely, it looking more like he will be a utility player to have on the bench to cover a number of positions, having played number 10, defensive midfield and even striker/false number nine briefly against Wolfsburg. Read More »

Danny Tarkanian Will Run Against Dean Heller in 2018


McAdams said the NRSC "fully supports Senator Heller in his primary and general elections", and added that the campaign committee is confident Heller will win another term in next year's elections. He eventually voted for the Senate's so-called "skinny" ObamaCare repeal bill. "If you vote one way, you should have a good reason for changing your vote", Tarkanian told the AP in July. Read More »

Iranian drone buzzes U.S. fighter jet in Persian Gulf


The drone did not appear to be armed. In a statement, the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command called the drone's actions a "dangerous maneuver" and that it was "not in keeping with worldwide maritime customs and laws". Navy ship fired multiple warning shots at an Iranian vessel in the Persian Gulf that came within 150 yards of the U.S. ship. Last month, sailors aboard the USS Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship, fired warning shots near an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps military boat ... Read More »

College Park debating letting illegal immigrants vote


The sponsor of a controversial charter change that would allow non-US citizen voting in College Park says she has received "one very graphic threat" and police have been notified. San Francisco allows noncitizen parents to vote in school board elections (beginning in 2018). A total of 10 municipalities across two counties allow noncitizens to vote in local elections. Read More »

Practicing safe viewing for upcoming solar eclipse

This is close to pure luck, given that the eclipse passes between a large volume of utility-scale solar in both North Carolina and Georgia, which have emerged as some of the top states for solar, and directly through relatively underdeveloped SC. Read More »

USA envoys arrive in Gulf for talks to resolve Qatar dispute

The two USA envoys are expected to arrive in Kuwait for the first leg of tour of the five states involved in the crisis, a Gulf official told Bloomberg on Monday. The State Department says the envoys will also meet with leaders in all five countries over the coming days. Sheikh Rashid added that Qatar also has naturalized a number of Bahraini families, affecting Bahrain's social security; it has prevented the export of gas to Manama , forcing Bahrain to import it from Russian Federation ... Read More »

Newlywed couple killed in Kansas crash hours after wedding


Saturday. The vehicle left the roadway and struck the tree. The passenger, 19-year-old Rebekah C. Bouma, had critical injuries and was transported by EMS to a local hospital where she later died. "I can still remember right where she sat; she made a quick first impression". Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bouma family. She said: "There was no doubt they were meant for each other". Read More »

Pentagon Approves Use of Force Against Drones Over US Bases


Government to create the new restrictions, and the classified policy was approved last July. The full contents of the policy remain classified. Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. The increased use of commercial and privately owned small unmanned aircraft systems has raised Defense Department (DoD) concerns for the safety and security of its installations, its aviation and its people, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters Monday, Aug. Read More »

Trump praises North Korea sanctions 'after many years of failure'


President Donald Trump on Tuesday morning touted progress in uniting the world against North Korea . The Pentagon statement came following Seoul's request to increase the cap on payloads to 1,000kg, voiced by South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a telephone conversation with Trump on Monday, South Korean Yonhap news agency reports . Read More »

USA urges end to work on South China Sea outposts

In what two diplomats involved said was another victory for Beijing on Sunday, ASEAN members declined to say in their joint statement that the hoped-for code of conduct with China be "legally binding". China claims nearly all of the South China Sea , and has heavily militarized some islands in the region and expanded other territories with major land reclamation work, turning sandbars into islands and equipping them with airfields, ports and weapons systems. Read More »

Spike Lee Is Organizing A Rally For Colin Kaepernick At NFL Headquarters


Since then, the former San Francisco 49er has been passed up for lesser-skilled quarterbacks and has only drawn the slightest attention from two National Football League teams: the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens . For us, we try to be in every situation we possibly can. While the quarterback said he would not continue to protest this season, he remained unsigned. Read More »

Police Hunt Jogger Who Pushed Woman In Front Of Bus


Dramatic CCTV footage shows a man jogging along Putney Bridge, in west London, when he appears to shove the woman onto the road. Police are hunting a jogger who pushed a woman into the road, narrowly missing an oncoming bus, in an apparently unprovoked incident on a busy London bridge. Read More »

Man, 25, stabbed to death in Co Clare


Gardai in Co Clare have confirmed three men have been arrested following a stabbing incident in Kilkee in the early hours of this morning. The two other men have now been released without charge under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984, and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. Read More »