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Penguin promoted to brigadier by Norwegian King's Guard Penguin promoted to brigadier by Norwegian King's Guard
- August 23, 2016

But now, the flightless bird has been promoted in rank by the Norwegian military and given the new title of Brigadier Sir Nils Olav by his Majesty the King of Norway's Guard, during his visit. Visitors to Edinburgh Zoo on Monday found themselves in the front row for the inauguration of Sir Nils Olav, a King penguin at the zoo, and newly-appointed Brigadier. (more...)
Trump Campaign To Meet With RNC Today In Florida
- August 23, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally on August 5, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Donald Trump has found at least one supporter for his allegation that the United States administration founded Isis. And in the Senate, you have states like Pennsylvania where Trump was today, Mark Kirk in Illinois, Kelly Ayotte in New Hampshire. But polls consistently show him trailing Hillary Clinton there. (more...)
McConnell Calls Chances of GOP Retaining Senate Control 'Very Dicey'
- August 23, 2016

McConnell said there are competitive races in states like New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Florida and Indiana. McConnell, who has publicly backed Trump, didn't hold back about his assessment of the billionaire candidate's current political position, saying about both Trump and Hillary Clinton, "It is a statement of the obvious that neither of these nominees are widely appealing to the American people - to put it mildly". (more...)
Blagojevich sentenced to 14 years in prison Blagojevich sentenced to 14 years in prison
- August 23, 2016

In the courtroom, his two daughters sobbed, the younger one placing her head on her mother, Patti's, shoulder. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit overturned five of the corruption convictions in 2015, but maintained convictions related to his sale of a U.S. (more...)
Judge upholds 14-year prison sentence for ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich Judge upholds 14-year prison sentence for ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich
- August 23, 2016

District Judge James Zagel said before making his ruling. A now gray-haired Blagojevich himself said via teleconference during Tuesday's hearing that he has been rehabilitated and recognizes that it was his actions that led him to prison and which hurt his family. (more...)
Child murdered by father's co-worker
- August 23, 2016

House guest Zachary Anderson , 25, was gone as well, along with an Ertl family vehicle, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety said in a statement on Sunday . Tom Ertl, the funeral home's director and a second cousin to Matt Ertl, said he'll be meeting with Alayna's parents on Monday to make arrangements. (more...)
The Latest Target in the Hillary Clinton Email Scandal - Colin Powell The Latest Target in the Hillary Clinton Email Scandal - Colin Powell
- August 23, 2016

According to a scathing report by the State Department's inspector general, Mr Bentel, then a technology official in Clinton's office, told junior staffers to never speak of Clinton's email server again after they raised concerns. Journalist Joe Conason is said to write in his upcoming book on Bill Clinton that the exchange between Mr Powell and Mrs Clinton took place during a dinner party at the home of Madeleine Albright - Mr Powell's own predecessor - which was attended by several ... (more...)
Usain Bolt seen in intimate photos with woman
- August 23, 2016

Meanwhile, it has since been revealed she isn't the only woman Bolt got intimate with during his night out - photos published by DailyMail .co.uk show him passionately kissing a mystery brunette in the club, hours before going home with Duarte. (more...)
Ryan Lochte loses all his major sponsors after Rio incident, apology
- August 23, 2016

Olympic and Paralympic team and the values that its athletes embody", the brand, which was the official outfitter for Team USA, said in a statement to Us Weekly . Lochte said the men robbed them, an account that was eventually called into question by Rio police and a judge who ordered the four to remain in the country last Wednesday. (more...)
Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Leadership After Dismal Polls Trump Shakes Up Top Campaign Leadership After Dismal Polls
- August 23, 2016

Manafort's role was reduced after Trump elevated two aides to senior positions on Tuesday, appointing Breitbart News chief Steve Bannon as campaign CEO and Kellyanne Conway as campaign manager. Army soldier who died in Iraq and temporarily refraining from endorsing Ryan in his Wisconsin primary race. Earlier Thursday, Trump moved to invest almost $5 million in battleground state advertising to address daunting challenges in the states that will make or break his White House ambitions. (more...)
Donald Trump to hold rally at University of Akron
- August 23, 2016

Backers of Trump's Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, have attacked the GOP nominee's immigration policies as they seek to win over Hispanic voters - the largest growing segment of the American electorate, and one that Trump is struggling with. (more...)
Judge sets September 22 deadline for Hillary Clinton email probe
- August 23, 2016

Platte River Networks provided "information technology services" for Clinton's server, according to Smith and Johnson's letter to the company's Chief Executive, Treve Suazo. Comey, while referring to Clinton and those she corresponded with as " extremely careless " in their handling of classified information, also said that there was no evidence that emails were "intentionally deleted in an effort to hide them". (more...)
Trump Shifts Tone On Immigration, Seeks 'Fair' Solution
- August 23, 2016

They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. "But we want something fair". Immigration lawyer Jacob Monty of Texas recalled that Trump acknowledged that deporting 11 million people "is neither possible nor humane". (more...)
Hit machine Akshay Kumar oozes power on the latest cover of Filmfare Hit machine Akshay Kumar oozes power on the latest cover of Filmfare
- August 23, 2016

The upcoming one is titled as "Crack" and scheduled to be released next year in the weekend of Independence Day i.e. on 11th of August. The film was directed by Tinu Suresh Desai and penned by Vipul K Sharma who was himself an Ex-Navy Officer which is the only reason that the story of the film is so unique and original. (more...)
Congresswoman, mayor say more resources needed to stop Zika
- August 23, 2016

In May, two pregnant women in Minnesota were confirmed to have contracted the Zika virus, one having visited El Salvador and the other getting a sexually-transmitted infection from her husband after he visited Haiti, MPR reports . USA health officials have concluded that Zika infections in pregnant women can cause microcephaly , a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies. (more...)
Russia-Iran cooperation in Syria sends message to US
- August 23, 2016

He said the Russians were using Iran's Shahid Nojeh air base some 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of Hamedan, a secluded base where Russian warplanes were detected landing late a year ago. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday that Iraq, which lies between Iran and Syria, had granted Russian Federation permission to use its air space, on the condition the planes use corridors along Iraq's borders and refrain from flying over Iraqi cities. (more...)
Pence doubles down on calls to end Clinton foundation
- August 23, 2016

On Monday, Women Vote, the independent expenditure arm of Emily's List, a pro-Hillary Clinton PAC, unveiled a series of native ads featuring some of the GOP nominee's most controversial quotes on viral media site BuzzFeed , according to The Washington Post . (more...)
Trump accuses Clinton of 'bigotry,' says she opposes police Trump accuses Clinton of 'bigotry,' says she opposes police
- August 23, 2016

By Sunday, as Manafort appeared on network television shows, Trump was stewing and dialing up his friends, the Republicans said. "I'm now listening to people that are telling me to be easier, to be nicer, be softer", Trump said . Army soldier who died in Iraq and temporarily refraining from endorsing Ryan in his primary race. But it indicates that the candidate, who has chafed at making the types of changes his current aides have asked for even though he had acknowledged they would need to ... (more...)
US, South Korea Launch Drills Despite Threats of Nuclear Strike From Pyongyang US, South Korea Launch Drills Despite Threats of Nuclear Strike From Pyongyang
- August 23, 2016

If the North's stock of weapons-grade uranium is included, the institute believes Pyongyang has enough material to make between 13 to 21 nuclear weapons, according to estimates up to this summer. The possibility of a terrorist attack or other provocations by North Korea is increasing as Kim Jong Un's regime struggles to stem defections of key government officials, South Korean President Park Geun Hye said at a national security meeting Monday. (more...)
Donald Trump cancels Las Vegas rally
- August 23, 2016

It was reported by Buzzfeed and Univision over the weekend that Hispanic leaders in a closed door meeting with Trump Saturday were told the GOP nominee was going to flesh out his proposal for dealing with the 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally and present it while in Colorado Thursday. (more...)