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'Cocks Not Glocks' Becomes Largest Anti-Gun Protest In Texas History 'Cocks Not Glocks' Becomes Largest Anti-Gun Protest In Texas History
- August 28, 2016

But the sound of footsteps hurrying to class was overshadowed by chanting. Although the #CocksNotGlocks movement has a great following, there are students who support the gun law. "That's just statistics", said the organizer of the event, Elyse Avina. Not only do the toys make some uncomfortable, carrying them in the open is against UT's policy that prohibits writings, images, or performances that are deemed "obscene" as defined in Texas Penal Code, Section 43.21 . (more...)
Obama to expand marine sanctuary
- August 28, 2016

In his years in office, Obama has established more than 22 national monuments and expanded others to set aside more than 265 million acres of land and water. Hawaii's longline fishing fleet supplies much of the fresh tuna and other fish to Hawaii. Recreational fishing will be allowed with a permit, as will scientific research and the removal of fish and other resources for native Hawaiian cultural practices. (more...)
Trump unleashed radical fringe within party: Hillary Clinton Trump unleashed radical fringe within party: Hillary Clinton
- August 28, 2016

The activities capped a week that saw some of the harshest exchanges between the two presidential rivals, with Clinton asserting in an MSNBC interview on Friday that Trump's campaign was built on "prejudice and paranoia" and he had catered to a radical fringe of the Republican Party. (more...)
ISRO successfully tests launches scramjet rocket engine ISRO successfully tests launches scramjet rocket engine
- August 28, 2016

Nellore: Stage set for the launch of indigenously developed scramjet engine technology based on air-breathing propulsion system from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Shar in Sriharikota at 6 am on Sunday. Shar officials said that scramjet engine will enable them to make the launches economical since it enables the launch vehicles to carry a heavier payload into orbit. (more...)
N. Korea threatens U.S. with 'nuclear hammers of justice' after missile test N. Korea threatens U.S. with 'nuclear hammers of justice' after missile test
- August 28, 2016

Kim claimed the weapon, which flew around 300 miles, puts North Korea at the "front rank" of nuclear military powers. He warned the United States and South Korea to refrain from "hurting the dignity and security of North Korea" if it wants to avoid deadly strikes. (more...)
Apple Defends Iphone from Latest Security Breach Apple Defends Iphone from Latest Security Breach
- August 28, 2016

The hack is the first known case of software that can remotely take over a fully up-to-date iPhone 6. According to researchers at Citizen Lab , it was discovered when human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor received a text message on his phone promising "new secrets" about detainees tortured in United Arab Emirates jails if he clicked on links included in the message. (more...)
Zacks Analyst Poll Gives Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL) A Rating Of 2.25
- August 28, 2016

Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL)'s shares are now trading -13.71% away from the 52-week high price of $55.51 and +27.43% far from the 52-week low price of $37.59. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group Llc holds 1.89% of its portfolio in Mylan NV for 135,477 shares. Bresch Heather M offloaded 100,200 shares in the company at a per-share price of $50 and ended up generating $5,010,000 in proceeds. (more...)
United Nations calls for probe into Saudi-led strikes in Yemen
- August 28, 2016

The talks covered bilateral cooperation in various fields between the Kingdom and the United States and the latest developments in the region. The three-year-old child was killed in the Najran province, which is located in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, Al Arabiya TV channel reported, citing the Saudi Directorate of Civil Defense. (more...)
Olivier Giroud still a doubt to return for Watford clash Olivier Giroud still a doubt to return for Watford clash
- August 28, 2016

Mary's on the opening day of the season and looked set to earn another point at home against a revitalized Chelsea side last weekend before Diego Costa struck an 87-minute victor. " Make I talk the true, na football be my life, and I never know how my life go be if I retire and the thing sef don dey make cold dey catch me for body ". (more...)
Android Nougat will be Available this Month
- August 28, 2016

There's also no confirmation of whether the phone will land on Three, but it's likely to and with a launch in early September it will probably arrive before nearly any phone gets the Nougat update. Among the notables: 72 new emojis , the ability to run two apps side-by-side, improved battery optimisations and interactive notifications . It also says that the LG V20 will be the first Android smartphone to ship with Android 7.0 out of the box. (more...)
Bradford's big night gives Eagles 33-23 win at Indianapolis
- August 28, 2016

Almost three weeks into preseason, we've only caught a glimpse of some the Indianapolis Colts' skill position starters. He has looked anything but brilliant. Those two are Rueben Randle and Chris Givens. Doug Pederson plans to play Philadelphia's starters into the third quarter. "So, at least a series - maybe two - in the third quarter depending how the game is going". (more...)
N. Korea Says UN Condemnation of Missile Tests 'Provocation'
- August 28, 2016

North Korea has repeatedly flouted United Nations resolutions demanding an end to its nuclear and ballistic missile activities and has continued to launch missiles, escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula and in the region. China, perhaps North Korea's only friendly neighbor, joined the UNSC in voicing discontent, having previously blocked similar statements condemning Pyongyang. (more...)
Stephen Bear crowned victor of Celebrity Big Brother 2016 Stephen Bear crowned victor of Celebrity Big Brother 2016
- August 28, 2016

I didn't take more than a week's worth of clothing. "If I know I've upset someone I'll genuinely leave them be and then talk to them sensibly, I never once bitched about someone behind their back, I was never awful like". But when Emma questioned him over his relationship with now ex-girlfriend Lillie Lexie Gregg, who briefly entered the house to confront Stephen about his blossoming romance with Chloe Khan , Bear dodged the topic and seemed to find it hard to discuss the matter. (more...)
Flash flooding prompts rescues, closures in Kansas City Flash flooding prompts rescues, closures in Kansas City
- August 28, 2016

Kansas City had to suspend street auto service in the downtown area due to flooding. Shortly after midnight, a flood warning was extended for the metro and outlining areas to remain in effect until 6:15 am. The flooding also led to the temporary stoppage of the city's streetcar service. The fire started around 2:30 p.m.in a small part of the underground electrical network that serves downtown Kansas City at 10th and Wyandotte streets. (more...)
Mancini leads Endwell, New York, to Little League title game
- August 28, 2016

Then, Dundon drove in two runs, and Hopko and James Fellows each had an RBI for NY. His team's final hope, Zach McWilliams gave Tennessee life with a two-run homer off Jude Abbadessa in the top of the sixth. During the first game of the tournament, the Southeast region representatives found themselves down 2-1 with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 6th inning. (more...)
Clinton calendars won't be released until after election
- August 28, 2016

With Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein factored in the Reuters' poll, Clinton's support drops to 39 percent as compared to 36 percent for Trump; 7 percent for Johnson and 3 percent for Stein. The New York businessman actually retook a slight lead in the poll temporarily on August 20, which was largely fueled by a marginal increase in Republican support, greater enthusiasm among his core supporters and a decline in support among independents for Mrs. (more...)
Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted after engine problem Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted after engine problem
- August 28, 2016

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 with 99 people aboard made an emergency landing after an inflight explosion ravaged the plane's left engine. The aircraft was operating flight 3472 from New Orleans to Orlando when the flight crew diverted following a "mechanical issue" with the aircraft's number one engine, says the Dallas-based carrier. (more...)
Surface Pro 5 will not be released this year Surface Pro 5 will not be released this year
- August 27, 2016

For its performance , there is a lot of anticipation for its improvement since it was hinted that the Microsoft Surface Pro will utilize Intel's new processor, which is the seventh generation Kaby Lake. Although it's a long time, luckily, Microsoft is fooling around with the idea of renting Surface Pro 4 in the meantime. The device is said to have a 4K display, which is a definite improvement to the current model's touchscreen which has a resolution of 3,000 x 2,000 pixels. (more...)
Obama Says Aloha to World's Largest Marine Protected Area Obama Says Aloha to World's Largest Marine Protected Area
- August 27, 2016

The president was born in Hawaii and spent much of his childhood there. In addition, it "has great cultural significance to the Native Hawaiian community and a connection to early Polynesian culture worthy of protection and understanding". The Pew Charitable Trusts helped lead the push to expand the monument . It also says the move will protect and improve the environment. The president will be visiting the area on the 1st of September to highlight the threat of climate change to oceans and ... (more...)
Tesla unveils 100 kWh battery for Model X and S
- August 27, 2016

It also has a battery range of 542 kilometres, down to 467 kilometres in the P90D model. The company announced Tuesday that a new battery will allow its Model S to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 2.5 seconds - making it the fastest production vehicle in the world. (more...)

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