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Mom accused of killing daughter had been previously cleared Mom accused of killing daughter had been previously cleared
- August 05, 2018

The girl was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Hospital. Police say they've located the woman and taken her into custody. Denson parked the vehicle near the river where witnesses told police she waded into the river with her child and when she got roughly halfway across the river, she tossed the child and left, police said. (more...)
S.Korea hit by record high temperatures S.Korea hit by record high temperatures
- August 05, 2018

The mercury reached 40.6 C in Hongcheon in the northeastern province of Gangwon, the highest-ever temperature recorded in the country, the weather agency said. The country has been hit by an unusually long heat wave nationwide after the rainy season ended on July 11. The rainy season in the country's central region lasted for just 16 days, half of the average period from 1981 to 2010. (more...)
Drones laden with explosives detonate near Venezuela's Maduro Drones laden with explosives detonate near Venezuela's Maduro
- August 05, 2018

The drones, loaded with explosives, detonated near the presidential box. Mr Rodriguez said the injured soldiers were being treated in hospitals while the president was meeting his ministers and military commanders. The audio suddenly drops, and Maduro, his wife Cilia Flores, and other officials on the podium peer up at the sky. The cameras then turned to a wide shot of military officers standing at attention in neat lines as they began running. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition strikes hit Hodeidah Saudi-led coalition strikes hit Hodeidah
- August 05, 2018

UN Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths said Thursday he plans to invite Yemen's warring parties to Geneva for peace talks on september 6. The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's internationally recognized government has sought to expand control over rebel-held areas along Yemen's west coast, particularly in the vital Red Sea port city of Hodeida, the main entry point for food in a country teetering on the brink of starvation. (more...)
Bookkeeper: Paul Manafort 'approved every penny' of bills Bookkeeper: Paul Manafort 'approved every penny' of bills
- August 05, 2018

The Manafort defense hinges on convincing jurors that Manafort was the boss who didn't handle bills or accounts, but left that to Gates, who is cooperating with prosecutors and may testify as its star witness. The testimony suggested that Gates wanted a document he could alter. "Did you ask Mr. Manafort whether he had foreign bank accounts each year?" prosecutor Uzo Asonye asked Ayliff. (more...)
Mass protest in Israel over ‘discriminating’ nation-state law Mass protest in Israel over ‘discriminating’ nation-state law
- August 05, 2018

The rally marked the biggest backlash yet against the recently passed law that enshrines Israel's Jewish character and downgrades the standing of Arabic from an official to a "special" language. Israel's 130,000 Druze live mostly in the north of the country. Israelis hold a banner showing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a protest against the Israel Jewish nation bill, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, July 30, 2018. (more...)
Maria Butina Has Financial Ties to Russian Billionaire — WashPost Maria Butina Has Financial Ties to Russian Billionaire — WashPost
- August 05, 2018

Per the report, Wells Fargo's anti-money laundering team began tracking the duo's bank activity in 2017 after it received a referral from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which had been investigating Butina since she arrived in the U.S.in 2016. (more...)
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend Friend's Wedding on Her Birthday Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Attend Friend's Wedding on Her Birthday
- August 05, 2018

Harry served as best man. Which will look awfully familiar to fans of the royal family, as it is the same dress Meghan wore the day before her wedding - as she and her mum, Doria Ragland, arrived at Cliveden House. She married Harry during a ceremony watched by an estimated television audience of hundreds of millions, and it was praised for combining tradition with modernity and diversity. (more...)
American detained after sailing from Alaska to Russian Federation - by accident American detained after sailing from Alaska to Russian Federation - by accident
- August 04, 2018

Alaska and Chukokta are separated by only 55 miles at their nearest points. United States diplomats are trying to resolve the case with Russian officials. 'Around two weeks ago he chose to go out into the open sea and, because of hard meteorological conditions and a lack of a navigation system, he spent a few days in the open sea and that's how he ended up on Russian soil'. (more...)
Girl visiting US abducted at Reagan National Airport Girl visiting US abducted at Reagan National Airport
- August 04, 2018

While authorities acknowledged the possibility that the child may have left voluntarily with the suspects, the police Amber Alert states Ma was "abducted" from Reagan airport. One member of the tour group told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that when they were in New York City, he may have seen Ma meet the woman and receive food from her. (more...)
HIV-positive shelter worker charged with sexually abusing 8 unaccompanied immigrant boys HIV-positive shelter worker charged with sexually abusing 8 unaccompanied immigrant boys
- August 04, 2018

Levian Pacheco has been charged with eight counts of abusive sexual contact of a ward and three counts of sexual abuse of a ward in connection with incidents from August 2016 to July 2017 at Southwest Key's Casa Kokopelli facility in Mesa, court records show. (more...)
Escaped goats wreak havoc on suburb Escaped goats wreak havoc on suburb
- August 04, 2018

About 100 escaped goats munched on manicured lawns in Idaho's capital city. The company says it specializes in leasing goat herds to clear weeds and other unwanted growth in public spaces. Photos from the scene indicated they were doing as goats do: busily stripping rose bushes, nibbling ivy off trees and mowing lawns. According to We Got Goats , 100 goats will typically eat around a half acre of vegetation per day. (more...)
Massachusetts college employee on leave after calling cops on black student Massachusetts college employee on leave after calling cops on black student
- August 04, 2018

The school announced Friday that the unnamed employee is on leave "pending the outcome of the external investigation". Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. The call was brief. She has asked the school to turn over the caller's name and audio of the call. And the employee seemed uncertain about the gender of the person in the room, according to the transcript. (more...)
The shocking moment a safari park rhino attacks a family's car The shocking moment a safari park rhino attacks a family's car
- August 04, 2018

A massive rhino has been filmed repeatedly ramming an SUV at a safari park in Mexico. Josue Fernando Gonzalez, who witnessed the incident, told Reuters in an email that they first saw the rhino running towards some zebras and later charged the van; zookeepers let the cars out before closing the enclosure. (more...)
Trump endorses Bill Lee for TN governor Trump endorses Bill Lee for TN governor
- August 04, 2018

Marsha Blackburn on Friday in a two-word tweet after she trounced her opponent in Thursday's Republican primary in a bid to replace retiring Sen. Rep. Dean had a huge advantage in campaign cash, outspending Fitzhugh $4.4 million to $984,800. The race could cut into a slim Republican Senate majority. (more...)
United Nations expert criticizes Trump over his attacks on the media United Nations expert criticizes Trump over his attacks on the media
- August 04, 2018

The president's comments were in response to a statement made by his daughter, Ivanka Trump, who said earlier on Thursday that the news media is " not the enemy " - while expressing sympathy with those who took issue with misleading or inaccurate reporting. (more...)
U.S. Senator Paul to visit Russia to promote diplomacy U.S. Senator Paul to visit Russia to promote diplomacy
- August 04, 2018

Paul and other lawmakers will reportedly meet with Russian members of parliament, senior lawmaker Konstantin Kosachov said on Thursday. Interfax news agency initially reported the scheduled meeting between Ryabkov and the senator. In July, Paul wrote in Politico magazine that he would travel to Russian Federation "in an attempt to discuss common ground with their leaders and help prevent further, unnecessary escalation of tensions". (more...)
Scuffle breaks out as first woman fined for flaunting Denmark’s ‘burqa ban’ Scuffle breaks out as first woman fined for flaunting Denmark’s ‘burqa ban’
- August 04, 2018

Veiled women take part in a demonstration against the veil ban. Police arrived on the scene and reviewed CCTV footage of what happened, before telling the woman that she would be fined 1,000 kroner (£119.37) in the post. Repeat offenders could also be charged 10,000 kroner (1,340 Euros). If they do not comply with police orders, they will be handed a fine and sent home. (more...)
Sanders stands by Trump's 'enemy of the people' media claim Sanders stands by Trump's 'enemy of the people' media claim
- August 04, 2018

Acosta tried once more: "The President of the United States should not refer to us as the enemy of the people ". "That was a low point for me as well", the first daughter said , speaking for the first time on the subject. In addition to calling the press the "enemy of the people" and " really bad people " who peddle " fake news ", Trump himself has attacked the physical appearance of numerous journalists, including MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski , NBC's Megyn Kelly , and the New York ... (more...)
First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil First woman fined in Denmark for wearing full-face veil
- August 04, 2018

She chose the latter . First-time offenders risk a fine of 1,000 kroner while repeat offences could trigger fines of up to 10,000 kroner (£1,200) or a jail sentence of up to six months. Anything from burkas, niqabs, ski masks and even fake beards are encompassed by the ban. Critics see the law - approved by parliament in May - as encouraging anti-immigrant sentiments, pointing to the very small number of Muslim women in Denmark who actually wear full-face veils. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn "Clearly Didn't Write" Newspaper Piece On Anti-Semitism
- August 04, 2018

The Labour Club at Oxford University (OULC) in England called on Monday for disciplinary action against a parliamentarian who appeared to blame accusations of antisemitism within the opposition party on "right-wing trolls". "By claiming to know what's good for our community, the Labour Party's leadership have chosen to act in the most insulting and arrogant way". Corbyn said he would consult with Jewish community leaders to try and resolve the dispute over the definition of anti-Semitism, ... (more...)
Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: Ministry Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18: Ministry
- August 04, 2018

UTair, one of Russia's largest airlines, operates an extensive fleet of helicopters serving Siberian oil fields as well as fixed-wing flights within Russian Federation and to worldwide destinations, mostly in former Soviet republics. The crash comes four months after another fatal accident involving an Mi-8 in eastern Russian Federation, which killed six people. Meanwhile, black boxes from the Mi-8 have already been retrieved from the crash site, but their condition is yet unclear. (more...)
US seeks 'clarification' of controversial Israel law US seeks 'clarification' of controversial Israel law
- August 04, 2018

They can not be read in isolation, but only as part of a greater whole. In other words, the law says that there are not equal rights between Jews and Arabs and refuses to acknowledge their existence. "We are proud of our country being the national home of the Jewish people, a country that meticulously observes the individual rights of all its citizens". (more...)
Women defiant as Danish full-face veil ban takes effect Women defiant as Danish full-face veil ban takes effect
- August 04, 2018

Hundreds of activists gathered in Copenhagen on Wednesday to protest Denmark's recently passed burqa ban. The protests will be held in Copenhagen and Aarhus cities. Nekkaz also announced that he would pay the fines in Denmark . "The prohibition does not apply to a covering of the face that serves a legitimate objective". (more...)
55 civilians killed in attacks Thursday on Yemen´s Hodeida: Red Cross
- August 04, 2018

Twenty-six people were killed and 35 others were wounded in Saudi-led coalition air strikes on the fishing port and fish market in the Yemeni city of Hodeidah, Yemeni medical sources told Reuters on Thursday. Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen. The strikes come as the United Nations tries to secure a ceasefire agreement between the warring sides. (more...)

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