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United States National Team Update With Two World Cup Qualifiers Ahead

inspectors investigation into the Syria attack. Obama said a U.S. strike, which is expected to be an offshore missile attack, would not include U.S. soldiers in Syria and would be limited in http://en.netlog.com/rickiechestnut/blog/blogid=28012369 scope. After failing to win support from the United Nations and the British public for military action in Syria, the Obama administration is just now trying what some lawmakers say it should have been doing from the beginning -- making the case to the American people. (Full Transcript of President Obama's Speech) Good afternoon, everybody.
More: http://nation.foxnews.com/2013/09/01/us-prepared-strike-syria-president-will-seek-congressional-approval

Both treaty bodies and powerful UN agencies routinely expand the meaning of international instrument, disregarding the sovereignty of the nations that constituted them. Moreover, treaty bodies routinely act ultra vires by purporting to issue rulings in a quasi-judicial capacity. In sum, it would be imprudent for the United States to ratify another http://free.yudu.com/item/details/1127801/Kim-Kardashian-Comes-Out-Of-Hiding--Makes-First-Pu UN human rights treaty until the UN system is reformed. Ratifying the convention would be seen as United States approval for this way of conducting business. We repeat here the opening paragraph of this note: Who decides the Rules of War? The chief prosecutors office of the International Criminal Court (ICC) is currently involved in collecting information on alleged war crimes committed by U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.
More: http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2013/09/01/fea03.asp

(Its the rematch for the Snow Clasico, and dont think for the second the Ticos and all their fans have forgiving or forgotten about that bit late-winter craziness.) (MORE: Snow Clasico, field level highlights of the surreal night) If the right notifications can go out to the right clubs and players, Klinsmann will announce and then talk about the roster sometime on Thursday, probably in a national conference call with media. Either way, the team will begin gathering in Miami on Sunday, with some of the players not arriving until Monday. They will train in South Florida on Monday and Tuesday and then fly into Costa Rica on Tuesday afternoon. Thats three days ahead of the Sept. 6 match and the TIcos Estadio Nacional.
More: http://prosoccertalk.nbcsports.com/2013/08/28/united-states-national-team-update-with-two-world-cup-qualifiers-ahead/

Assad: 'Failure awaits the United States' if it attacks Syria

Other Syrian allies on Sunday also reportedly warned the United States about taking military action. Massoud Jazayeri, Irans deputy chief of staff for armed forces, warned the U.S. about crossing a "red line" on Syria, saying such action would have "severe consequences," according to Reuters. The reports of thousands killed or stricken by chemical weapons last week is the latest allegation Kim Kardashian about such tactics in the Middle East countrys roughly 2-year-long civil war. The White House has been reluctant to take direct military actions, instead supplying Kim Kardashian rebel forces with non-lethal aid, weighing military options and trying to garner international support. The senior administration official said Sunday that the U.S. intelligence community made the assessment about likely chemical use based on "the reported number of victims, reported symptoms of those who were killed or injured and witness accounts." The administration statement follows a meeting Saturday between President Obama and his National Security Council that concluded with the White House saying the administration was still gathering facts. The official spoke Sunday on the condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to speak publicly.
More: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/26/assad-failure-awaits-united-states-if-it-attacks-syria/

Does The United States Gain Anything From Its Relationship With Estonia?

Wars arent graded on curves, and the Taliban dont really care about population-adjusted troop commitments. As Estonian soldier doesnt have 46 times the combat effectiveness of a French soldier nor can he patrol an area 63 times larger than a Germans. What matters in Afghanistan, like in any other war, is the actual number of troops. Whether they have a Union Jack, an American flag, or the Black, Blue, and White of Estonia on their uniform a soldier is a soldier. Even in the rosiest White-House-generated press summary the Baltics have made numerically tiny commitments to Afghanistan that cannot possibly have played an important role. Estonias commitment to Afghanistan might have beenpoliticallysignificant, but militarily it was a drop in the bucket. The rest of the fact sheet is similarly unimpressive.
More: http://www.forbes.com/sites/markadomanis/2013/08/31/does-the-united-states-gain-anything-from-its-relationship-with-estonia/

Charges laid against Ontario couple after 40 pythons found in motel

Punctuality, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic are at least as important as fulfilling course expectations like how to assess how artistic expression has reflected Canadian identity since World War I in history or being able to identify general characteristics of a few different media forms and explain how they shape content and create meaning in English class. While the ministry does not prohibit giving zeros for missed assignments, it does discourage it, stating: Many experts in the field of assessment and evaluation discourage deducting marks or giving zeros for late and missed assignments, arguing that such measures do not make students change their behaviour or help them succeed in the long run. These experts (or edu-babblers, as they are called by many classroom teachers) argue that a missed assignment provides only zero evidence rather than evidence of zero. Imagine an employee attempting this Orwellian doublespeak at work, contending that their failure to repair a car, prepare a presentation, or analyze a quarterly report cannot be cause for punishment or dismissal because they did not even attempt the task and so cannot be said to have done it poorly. The ministry also advocates a most-recent, most-consistent approach to grading, stating grades should reflect the students most consistent level of achievement, with special consideration given to more recent evidence. This means that a student who earned a 50 per cent for the first half of the year and a 90 per cent for the second half could be given a mark of 90, while a student who did the reverse could earn only a 50. Again, the goal of evaluating how much a student has learned by the end of the year makes some sense, but it bears no relation to how students are graded in university or how they are evaluated in the workplace. One need only imagine the decrease in a companys output from January to June if employees knew only the second half of the year counted for their performance review, to see the flaw Kim Kardashian in this approach. Success or failure is determined by the sum total of ones efforts in life, not simply how one has performed in the recent past. The sooner students learn this, the better off they will be.
More: http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2013/08/23/ontarios_grading_guidelines_get_a_big_zero.html

Former Ontario Rangers want MNR program back

When opened, the new H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre will be unique in Canada and will truly serve as a dynamic visitor area to permanently showcase the sites 19th century story and its ties with the history of Penetanguishene, the region, and other heritage sites throughout Ontario, noted Jan Gray, General Manager of Huronia Historical Parks. Tall Ships at Discovery Harbour The opening of the H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre is also an added new feature to the exciting regional TALL SHIPS 1812 Tour Event on August 24-25, supported by the Government of Ontario. As part of the event, Discovery Harbour will welcome the American Tall Ships Lynx and Friends Good Will to the Kings Wharf on Georgian Bay for public touring. Over the weekend, great musicians including Canadian folk artists Tamarack, Ariko, Jill et les Bucherons, Vince Therrien, and The Salty Sailor Singers will perform and delight crowds at Discovery Harbour.
More: http://www.examiner.com/article/ontario-s-discovery-harbour-on-georgian-bay-opens-h-m-s-tecumseth-centre

The reptiles, some of them more than a metre long, were found last Thursday in plastic storage bins in a room at the Bell City Motel in Brantford, Ont. The Ontario SPCA said Friday the snakes were dehydrated, and didnt have water or enough space. The snakes owners werent there when the animals were found, but the SPCA said they later surrendered their pets to investigators. Related A man and a woman are charged with causing distress to an animal, failing to provide care necessary for an animals general welfare and failing to provide adequate and appropriate water. Their names have not been released.
More: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/08/23/charges-laid-against-ontario-couple-after-40-pythons-found-in-motel/

Cutbacks in fall http://wallinside.com/post-4401490-like-light-sound-waves-can-be-reflected-off-objects-tu-around-co-ers-diffraction-and-be-absorbe.html of 2012 After the Ontario Ranger program was cutback in the fall of 2012, a group was formed to lobby the government to change its decision. Fry now belongs to the Friends of the Ontario Rangers group, which she says is brainstorming ways to convince the government to reinstate the program in its 2014 budget. Fry said the province has put almost $300 million into youth employment and the group is hopeful some of that money could go toward the Rangers program. According to the Ontario Public Service http://journals.fotki.com/mawurtfranvan/my-blog/entry/bgtdwwwfdfbw/ Employees Union, more than 78,000 Ontario youth have participated in the 70-year old program that provides 17-year old students across Ontario with the opportunity to work in remote areas of the province through an intense eight-week program. In May, OPSEU President Smokey Thomas sent a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne to reinstate the Ontario Ranger program.
More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/story/2013/08/23/tby-ontario-rangers-program-protest-cuts.html

Ontario?s Route 66 Cruisin? Reunion registration picking up; cruise route announced

She said the gutless author of the letter may have assumed that she is Maxs mother. The author claims to be a mother, herself, who lives in the neighbourhood, and was upset at the whaling, sounds Millsons grandson makes when hes in the backyard. Related Police claim letter telling Ontario family to 'euthanize' autistic son not a hate crime as online fury builds That noise he makes when he is outside isDREADFUL!It scares the hell out of my normal children!, the letter states. At first I couldnt believe what I was reading, Millson said, adding that she was shaking in disbelief. Its just so sick. Begley is also more than distraught over the letter. The more you go on, the worse it gets, Begley told City News of the note against her son.
More: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/08/19/ontario-family-shocked-when-they-receive-letter-telling-them-to-euthanize-autistic-child/

Ontario family shocked after receiving letter from neighbour telling them to?euthanize? autistic son

Rodriguez said he and his wife are enthusiasts with some old classics. In the past, the couple drove their cars up to Paso Robles a 15-year tradition to attend the West Coast Kustoms show before it was moved Santa Maria. So you know how much this show moving to our neighborhood means, he said. He had attended the Route 66 Rendezvous and said the move will be good for Ontario. Rodriguez, a member of a car club called Hecklers since the mid 1990s, visit their website said there are a number of car clubs in the area, such as Los Reyes, that will also be attending the show this year. As you can easily see that the car culture is pretty deeply rooted in Ontario, he said.
More: http://www.sbsun.com/lifestyle/20130823/ontarios-route-66-cruisin-reunion-registration-picking-up-cruise-route-announced

Research and Markets: The Fisheries Sector in Portugal: Resources and Economy

The Dutch, boasting a perfect record of six wins out six in World Cup qualifying Group D, scored first through midfielder Kevin Strootman who fired in a clean left-foot shot from just outside the box after 17 minutes. Portugal lacked inspiration in the first half as coach Paulo Bento was forced to line up a makeshift midfield due to injuries to money several players including Joao Moutinho, Nani and Silvestre Varela. Key man: Cristiano Ronaldo's late equaliser rescued a draw for Portugal at home to Holland But the hosts reacted to the goal and pressed on in the second half, getting their reward five minutes before the final whistle when captain Ronaldo pounced on a corner and levelled with an easy finish. 'After so many changes to the initial squad call-up due to injuries I am satisfied with our football and the competitive rhythm displayed,' Bento told Portuguese television RTP. The packed 30,000-strong Algarve stadium, located in the popular tourist region of southern Portugal, had many holiday travellers in the stands but those rooting for the home side were made to wait. Edge of the box: Kevin Strootman fired Holland into a 17th-minute lead Although Portugal reacted after going behind, and Ronaldo had a lobbed goal disallowed for offside, they lacked efficiency up front for most of the match. 'It's true we struggled a bit in the first half but, although the Netherlands dominated, there weren't that many chances.
More: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2394003/Portugal-1-Holland-1-Cristiano-Ronaldo-equaliser-saves-draw-Kevin-Strootman-gifts-Dutch-early-lead.html

In 2011, the fish traded at fish auctions in the mainland increased both in volume and in value, compared to 2010. Sales have increased their volume by 2,088.42 Kg, i.e., rising approximately 1.6%. The value of the sales has also increased by 14 274 883 EUR, i.e. a rise of approximately 7.6 %. According to FAO, 75% of the world's fish production is intended for human consumption and the demand for this food is increasing.
More: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130819005502/en/Research-Markets-Fisheries-Sector-Portugal-Resources-Economy

Its the road less travelled, and the high one, at that. fs.usda.gov/gwj Image credit: wikipedia.org Long Key State Park via the Overseas Highway, Florida Hiking can get old; sometimes youd rather paddle. For a weekend getaway of the coastal variety and quieter version of the Florida Keys thats no less luxe, stick your head in the sand (and ocean, if snorkelings your thing) at any of Long Keys 60 sites. Canoes and kayaks are aplenty, as are the hot showers and electric power source amenities. Think of it as the getaway from the typical getaway.
More: http://www.salon.com/2013/08/17/portugal_the_man_its_so_cold_in_alaska/

Euro zone problems aren't over yet: Pro Peter Rosenstreich, Chief FX Analyst at Swissquote Bank discusses the structural issues facing the single currency bloc. He said there would be "significant problems" with the country's 78 billion euro ($104 billion) bailout if this were the case, as there are concerns that a Socialist government would seek to renegotiate the terms of the bailout aggressively. "Portuguese bonds will continue to have a political risk premium," he wrote in a research note and predicted that they will stay over 6 percent. On Thursday, the yields on Portugese 10-year bonds was at 6.516 percent. There is still the distinct possibility that the original European review Union/International Monetary Fund bailout will have to be expanded. Unless the economy continues to grow more quickly than anticipated, Portugal will need more funds to repay its debts, according to analysts at Barclays, who warned that public debt relief http://alphonselwkd.bravesites.com/entries/general/the-stock-market-s-blissful-state-of-cognitive-dissonance is also likely to be needed.
More: http://www.cnbc.com/id/100964424

Berlin Priest Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn, Chats

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Eric Holder?s ?secret staff? on New Zealand jaunt revealed

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