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Pence vows to defend US elections against foreign meddling Pence vows to defend US elections against foreign meddling
- August 02, 2018

Pence said in his speech delivered Tuesday at DHS National Cybersecurity Summit in NY that the cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency will serve as the "central hub for cybersecurity" that will gather the national government's resources to counter cyber threats. (more...)
Trump Calls for Photo ID for Voting at Florida Rally Trump Calls for Photo ID for Voting at Florida Rally
- August 02, 2018

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam went on Fox News on Wednesday trying to tamp down enthusiasm for U.S. Rep Ron DeSantis , his opponent for Florida governor in the GOP primary. Before the rally, the former fashion designer introduced the President in a speech at Tampa Bay Technical High School as part of "workforce development week", in which the father-daughter pair are visiting community colleges and hosting numerous events to do with vocational education reform. (more...)
QUEENS CUSTODY BLOODBATH: Man kills wife, ex-wife, son, self in Astoria
- August 02, 2018

James Shields, and his son Giacomo James, and ex-wife Linda Othof. Shields Sr. said Tuesday that his grandson, known as Jimmy, was "a attractive boy". The two dead women - believed to be his 38-year-old current wife and 47-year-old ex-wife - and his 6-year-old son were all found shot in the home. The name of the campaign was "Child Kidnapping"; he said Olthof had gone back to the Netherlands while pregnant after struggling to find work here and that he had been fighting to secure more than ... (more...)
Protests expected as Denmark's veil ban begins
- August 02, 2018

Repeated violations will be fined up to 10,000 kroner. Balaclavas, false beards, and burqas are also banned by the new law. A 30-year-old Muslim woman interviewed in daily Berlingske, identified only as Sarah, said she had "lost faith in the system". (more...)
Stop the Mueller investigation 'right now'
- August 02, 2018

The president's demand came on the second day of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's trial for charges of money laundering and tax fraud related to work he did for pro-Russia Ukrainian politicians. FILE PHOTO: Rick Gates, former campaign aide to U.S. President Donald Trump , departs after a bond hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington , U.S., December 11, 2017. (more...)
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern returns to work from maternity leave New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern returns to work from maternity leave
- August 02, 2018

Ardern said she had been told of Mallard's rules shortly before they were shared with media, but seemed unclear as to how much of a crackdown they represented. The New Zealand flag was adopted in March, 1902, followed by Australia's adoption in April, 1954. Asked about how she would balance sharing her child's growth with the New Zealand public and the need for privacy, Ardern said she was confident Kiwis themselves would help her with that. (more...)
Aerial video of Vietnam's new awe-inspiring Golden Bridge Aerial video of Vietnam's new awe-inspiring Golden Bridge
- August 02, 2018

The architect Vu Viet Anh wanted to give people the sensation of walking in a god's hands but admitted he was surprised how people's selfies have gone viral across the world. In 2016 it opened a cable vehicle on Vietnam's tallest mountain Fansipan in the tourist hotpot Sapa, prompting complaints from locals who felt it spoiled the landscape and took business away from trekking guides. (more...)
Vice President, Honor Guards Welcome Korean War Fallen Back to American Soil Vice President, Honor Guards Welcome Korean War Fallen Back to American Soil
- August 02, 2018

I am not at all surprised that you took this kind action . Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a ceremony Wednesday to mark the arrival of the remains of USA servicemen from the Korean War - and joining him were two guests who lost their fathers in the war. (more...)
WA opposition leader fights United States tax office
- August 02, 2018

However, Mr Nahan said he no longer possessed a USA passport, having surrended it when attempting to renunciate his U.S. citizenship. The former treasurer elaborated on Wednesday, saying he had a potential liability, not an outstanding debt, after USA law changes led to the IRS attempting to levy an additional tax on the investment in and earnings of Australian superannuation funds. (more...)
Man wins ‘Nobel Prize of Mathematics’, it gets stolen shortly after
- August 02, 2018

Recipients of the medal are also rewarded £8,750 for their contributions to the field of mathematics. The prize carries a gold medal and an award of Canadian $15,000. Venkatesh moved to Perth, Australia, with his parents when he was just two years old. He also won medals in both the physics and math Olympiads (premier worldwide competition for high school students) at the age of 11 and 12, respectively. (more...)
DRC: Bemba's return raises hope for change ahead of election DRC: Bemba's return raises hope for change ahead of election
- August 02, 2018

Police fired teargas near the airport and in the neighborhood of Limite as they tried to clear the road, witnesses said. President Joseph Kabila's government argues that Mr Bemba is not eligible to run for president because of a former corruption conviction but the ex-warlord is challenging this in court. (more...)
New Zealand PM returns to work from maternity leave
- August 02, 2018

That's the first thing that came to mind", she said, laughing. Ardern's partner Clarke Gayford plans to be a stay-at-home dad and Neve's main caregiver. Pregnant New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) speak to the media following talks at the Chancellery on April 17, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (more...)
Judge speaks out after ordering man's mouth taped shut during sentencing Judge speaks out after ordering man's mouth taped shut during sentencing
- August 02, 2018

According to Centre Daily Times , the judge said: "Mr. Williams, I'm the judge in the matter". Shut your mouth, and I'll tell you when you can talk, ' he told the defendant. He let the law enforcement officers tape him without protesting further, with Judge Russo still promising to allow him to speak once he had finished. (more...)
Archbishop Convicted Of Child Abuse Resigns, Pope Accepts Resignation Archbishop Convicted Of Child Abuse Resigns, Pope Accepts Resignation
- August 02, 2018

Wilson was found guilty in May, becoming the most senior Catholic cleric to be convicted of not disclosing abuse to police. The Vatican said Pope Francis had accepted Wilson's resignation but did not mention the reason. Ezzati has said he knew nothing of the abuse before Munoz came forward. On Saturday the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick, became the first cardinal in history to step down due to allegations of sexual abuse. (more...)
AG sues to bar online 3D printer gun plans AG sues to bar online 3D printer gun plans
- August 02, 2018

In addition, 20 state attorneys general have written to the State Department and Department of Justice about blocking the gun blueprints online. Hours after a federal judge forced a group in Texas to remove online blueprints for 3-D printed firearms on Tuesday, gun-rights groups in California said they were publishing the files on a separate website. (more...)
Finnish backpackers survive shovel attack on Australian hiking trail Finnish backpackers survive shovel attack on Australian hiking trail
- August 02, 2018

Police allege the man then attacked his victim again. The driver allegedly continued to assault the man until the 33-year-old Finnish woman picked up the shovel and hit him. Police say they did not know the driver and had not been involved in any prior incidents. The Bibbulmun Track runs for more than 1000km from Perth down to Albany in the state's south. (more...)
Indian-origin Akshay Venkatesh gets Fields medal, 'Nobel Prize' for mathematics
- August 02, 2018

Venkatesh was awarded the prize for his work in analytic number theory , homogeneous dynamics, topology, and representation theory. The other three winners are: Caucher Birkar, a Cambridge University professor of Iranian Kurdish origin; Germany's Peter Scholze, who teaches at the University of Bonn and Alessio Figalli, an Italian mathematician at ETH Zurich. (more...)
Fires explode in Northern California Fires explode in Northern California
- August 02, 2018

He also said fire authorities, utility crews and police were stepping up efforts to remove hazards such as downed power lines and ruptured gas lines to allow evacuees to return as quickly as possible. "The winds kicked up, the temperatures kicked up and the humidities went down and then we started getting really erratic fire behavior", said Paul Lowenthal, a spokesman for Cal Fire. (more...)
Australian who was stopped from going to Syria jailed for terror plot Australian who was stopped from going to Syria jailed for terror plot
- August 02, 2018

Kruezi was sentenced on Tuesday to 17 years and four months, with a non-parole period of 13 years. Justice Roslyn Atkinson said it was necessary for counter-terrorism police to arrest him when they did to prevent a "public attack". "She later added: ".it is self-evident that terrorist action has caused huge harm. "They were created to cause fear and intimidation to the whole community". (more...)
Indian-origin mathematician wins Fields Medal Indian-origin mathematician wins Fields Medal
- August 02, 2018

From left to right, Indian-Australian mathematician Akshay Venkatesh, German mathematician Peter Scholze and Italian mathematician Alessio Figalli, three of four winners of mathematics' prestigious Fields Medal , often known as the Nobel Prize for math, pose at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, on August 1, 2018. (more...)
Trump pushes Jeff Sessions to end Mueller's Russian Federation investigation 'right now' Trump pushes Jeff Sessions to end Mueller's Russian Federation investigation 'right now'
- August 02, 2018

Trump's remark coincided with the start of the trial this week of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on charges arising from Mueller's inquiry. Earlier this year, Trump blindsided the Defense Department when he tweeted out a transgender ban for the military, prompting the Pentagon to slow walk the program. (more...)
Avalanche of defections as Gov Ahmed, APC spokesman dump party Avalanche of defections as Gov Ahmed, APC spokesman dump party
- August 02, 2018

In a resolution signed by its National Secretary, Mai Maila Buni, the APC accused Dr Saraki of breaching Article 21 of its constitution and engaging in anti-party activities. It is crystal clear the emerging dictator is always willing to trample on the rights of other party members whenever his personal interest is involved. (more...)
Advocates say immigrant child died after leaving ICE custody in Texas Advocates say immigrant child died after leaving ICE custody in Texas
- August 02, 2018

ICE denied that a child died at the detention center. According to The Washington Times , one employee, a disabled Marine veteran, had no police escort when leaving the building and was followed by protesters when he went to pick up his child from day camp. (more...)
Spotify Takes Down Alex Jones Episodes for Violating Hate Content Policy
- August 02, 2018

Infowars founder Alex Jones is suing the parents of a boy who died at Sandy Hook for $100,000 after his false claims about them forced them into hiding. Jones, who lives in Travis County, Texas, has used his media platform to call the 2012 mass shooting, which occurred at the CT elementary school and left 26 people dead, a hoax. (more...)
Trump Calls for Attorney General to End Mueller Investigation ‘Right Now’
- August 02, 2018

Sessions has actually recused himself from the probe, so it would likely be up to Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to make a decision on whether the investigation will proceed. Ryan's spokesman, Doug Andres, said that the speaker's position hasn't changed. Trump took to Twitter to demand that Sessions stop the probe "right now." In September, another trial is scheduled to begin regarding the nature of Manafort's work in Ukraine. (more...)

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