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Did Donald Trump use the N-word? Did Donald Trump use the N-word?
- August 16, 2018

The statement read: "While I know the media is enjoying speculation & salacious gossip, Id like to remind people there's a minor child who's name should be kept out of news stories when at all possible". "So yes, I shared it". He said Manigault Newman had called him "a true champion of civil rights" until she was sacked. "Absolutely, because they lied to the American people every single day". (more...)
President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill President Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill
- August 16, 2018

Martha McSally of Arizona and Rep. Elise Stefanik of NY. On Sunday, President Donald Trump signed into law a policy bill, putting on hold a planned delivery of F-35 jets to Ankara thus ratcheting up tensions with Washington's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, the Turkish daily Hurriyet and United States news magazine Foreign Policy reported. (more...)
Worker dies after falling into Value-Added Tax of oil near amusement park Worker dies after falling into Value-Added Tax of oil near amusement park
- August 15, 2018

The man was "overwhelmed" by fumes and fell further into the container, authorities told the Orlando Sentinel . Multiple people tried to pull the man from the Value-Added Tax of oil but he was overwhelmed by fumes and slipped further into the container, officials said. (more...)
Kerala: Evacuation of 5,000 persons begins as dams’ level rises
- August 15, 2018

He said he would talk to his Tamil Nadu counterpart Edappadi K Palaniswami on the issue again. As heavy and incessant rain continues to lash the state, water logging, overflowing water bodies including rivers, dams, ponds have severely affected the normal life in several districts, villages in the state. (more...)
Putin ready to meet North Korea's Kim at 'early date': KCNA Putin ready to meet North Korea's Kim at 'early date': KCNA
- August 15, 2018

The plan was unveiled during a speech marking the Korean Peninsula's independence from Japanese colonial rule 73-years ago on Wednesday. "I hope North Korea's complete denuclearization and the United States' corresponding measures will be swiftly pursued", Moon added. (more...)
India's Modi announces space mission, health scheme as election nears India's Modi announces space mission, health scheme as election nears
- August 15, 2018

Prime Minister Modi said that the rollout of GST has also benefited the country and thanked the business class for embracing the new tax system. "With the blessings of farmers , the decision of MSP was taken by our farmers ", the PM said. (more...)
Air quality poor as wildfire smoke drifts back over Calgary Air quality poor as wildfire smoke drifts back over Calgary
- August 15, 2018

Updates will be provided as conditions change. "Wildfire smoke is a natural part of our environment but it is important to be mindful that exposure to smoke may affect your health", reads the Environment Canada statement. Everyone should limit time spent and strenuous activity done outdoors, and only do light indoor activities, according to the Washington Department of Ecology. (more...)
At least 44 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack At least 44 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack
- August 15, 2018

Resolute Support spokesman Army Lt. Col. Martin O'Donnell in a statement has said "From a U.S. Forces-Afghanistan perspective, U.S. airpower has killed more than 220 Taliban since August 10". He said eight military Humvees were seized. Afghan forces are conducting clearing operations in the city, but hundreds of civilians have fled, trying to escape the fierce fighting, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. (more...)
Parrot on London roof tells firefighter to ‘f*** off’ during rescue attempt Parrot on London roof tells firefighter to ‘f*** off’ during rescue attempt
- August 15, 2018

Her owners, concerned she may have been injured and was unable to get down herself, called the fire crew who were all ready to swoop in and save the day before Jessie gave them a piece of her mind. It emerged Jessie also speaks Turkish and Greek, "so we tried telling her to "come" in both those languages too", Mr Swallow added. But we feel it's important to point out that Jessie has great admiration for the fearless crew of firefighters who came to her aid. (more...)
A Male Model Has Been Convicted of Murdering His Rival A Male Model Has Been Convicted of Murdering His Rival
- August 15, 2018

In January, Koh sent Uzoka a message challenging him to a fight. "Koh claimed he knew Uzoka well and then said that he had sex with Uzoka's girlfriend and that was the reason why they no longer talked", prosecutor Richard Horwell QC mentioned in court on Monday. (more...)
Splits deepen over British ex-minister Johnson’s burqa comments Splits deepen over British ex-minister Johnson’s burqa comments
- August 15, 2018

I AM writing in response to Boris Johnson's comments about the burka-wearing Muslim women and Rowan Atkinson's defence of him. The Muslim Council of Britain is an umbrella organization that represents over 500 mosques and institutions in the United Kingdom and has in previous months called on the government of Theresa May to address the issue of Islamophobia in the Conservative party. (more...)
South Korea unveils monument for wartime sex slaves South Korea unveils monument for wartime sex slaves
- August 15, 2018

In South Korea , a new monument was unveiled as part of its first " Memorial Day for Japanese Forces' Comfort Women Victims ", which threatens to exacerbate a sensitive diplomatic issue with Japan, South Korea's neighbor and a key ally of the United States in efforts to contain North Korea. (more...)
Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up
- August 15, 2018

Wilson, 67, has denied the accusations and had refused to resign pending an appeal. Wilson said nothing but one of his supporters challenged Mr Gogarty as to why he did not come forward 40 years earlier and, when challenged by Mr Gogarty to a debate in front of the TV cameras, moved away and said: "I don't have time for rubbish like you, mate". (more...)
Suspect crashes into police cruiser after Cheltenham Township Walmart shooting Suspect crashes into police cruiser after Cheltenham Township Walmart shooting
- August 15, 2018

He even tried to kick out the window of the police vehicle, forcing officers to subdue him with a stun gun, the Philadelphia Inquirer added . Two officers involved in the crash were also injured. A gun was recovered on the 8200 block of Cheltenham Ave. According to unconfirmed reports based on police radio scanner intercepts, emergency callers reported one "shooter" and "multiple victims" shortly after 6pm local time (8am AEST). (more...)
New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes
- August 15, 2018

The Parliament approved the new restriction Wednesday, fulfilling a promise that helped Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Labour party win power past year after campaigning against inequality and homelessness. The Reserve Bank said last week it can't rule out cutting the official cash rate to a new record low. Overseas investors will still be able to buy new housing , particularly apartments, rentals and homes available to purchase under rent-to-own or shared-equity arrangements. (more...)
Priests Produced Child Pornography on Church Property, Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report States Priests Produced Child Pornography on Church Property, Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report States
- August 15, 2018

For the first time, we can all begin to understand the systematic cover up by church leaders that followed. The grand jury proposes a new statute which clearly states that no past or present non-disclosure agreement prevents a victim from talking to police. (more...)
Uproar as politician praises White Australia policy, urges Muslim ban Uproar as politician praises White Australia policy, urges Muslim ban
- August 15, 2018

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a news conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia August 15, 2018. He called for a national vote on who should be allowed to enter the country. Mr Hinch called it one of the most "disgraceful, racist, homophobic, divisive, misogynist, spiteful hateful speeches" he had ever heard. Fraser Anning originally joined the Upper House previous year as a One Nation senator after gaining only 19 primary votes, but quit ... (more...)
Yemen buries children killed by air strike, Riyadh insists raid 'legitimate' Yemen buries children killed by air strike, Riyadh insists raid 'legitimate'
- August 15, 2018

The mass funeral was held in the Houthi stronghold of Saada city with images broadcast by the rebels' Al-Masirah television. The report also said that the U.S. Still, Rebarich told ABC News last Thursday that "U.S". "U.S. military support to our partners mitigates noncombatant casualties, by improving coalition processes and procedures, especially regarding compliance with the law of armed conflict and best practices for reducing the risk of civilian casualties". (more...)
Nebraska Executes Inmate With Drug Cocktail Including Fentanyl Nebraska Executes Inmate With Drug Cocktail Including Fentanyl
- August 15, 2018

Moore, 60, had served 38 years on death row for shooting and killing cab drivers Reuel Van Ness and Maynard Helgeland in the summer of 1979, according to the Omaha World-Herald. The two Fresenius Kabi drugs that the state used are cisatracurium, a muscle relaxer, and potassium chloride, which stops the heart. Moore fatally shot Maynard Helgeland by himself five days later, saying he wanted to prove he could take a man's life by himself. (more...)
Paul Manafort's attorneys rest without presenting evidence, witnesses Paul Manafort's attorneys rest without presenting evidence, witnesses
- August 15, 2018

Manafort's decision not to testify and not to call witnesses was announced by his attorney, Kevin Downing, before the jury this afternoon. Convictions on the more serious charges could send him to prison for the rest of his life. Cotter also expressed skepticism that a "blame Gates" strategy had much hope of success for Manafort. "I don't think jurors would throw away all the paper because Gates cheated on his wife", he said. (more...)
22 dead in Italy after motorway bridge collapses 22 dead in Italy after motorway bridge collapses
- August 15, 2018

Deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini said: "The more I think about the deaths of Genoa, the more I get angry". The government has already pledged to increase public investment and lobby the European Commission to have the extra spending excluded from EU deficit calculations. (more...)
Trump Adminstration Wants ‘Space Force’ to be in Operation by 2020 Trump Adminstration Wants ‘Space Force’ to be in Operation by 2020
- August 15, 2018

President Trump has begun the process by asking for increased funding in his annual budget request next year, according to Pence . As a way to celebrate President Trump's huge announcement, our campaign will be selling a new line of gear. (more...)
Sunday storms: heavy rain and gusty winds Sunday storms: heavy rain and gusty winds
- August 15, 2018

If you see a thunderstorm, some gusty winds are possible underneath that storm. Do not drive into flooded roadways! The area of low pressure will cause more showers and storms on Monday, but the rain should be a bit more widely scattered. (more...)
Paris residents peeved at very public eco-friendly urinals Paris residents peeved at very public eco-friendly urinals
- August 14, 2018

Paris Mayor Ariel Weil has called it " une invention de genie ", "an invention of genius" that can solve a problem that persists in cities like Paris, at least until it rains. "They have been installed on a sexist proposition: men can not control themselves (from the bladder point of view) and so all of society has to adapt", said Gwendoline Coipeault of French feminist group Femmes Solidaires "It's absurd, no one needs to urinate in the street". (more...)
At least 17 soldiers dead as Afghan army base overrun by Taliban At least 17 soldiers dead as Afghan army base overrun by Taliban
- August 14, 2018

Help can not reach them because the fighting has paralyzed the city. "Large parts of the base are still under the Taliban control", Rahmani said. But in others "the Taliban have positioned their fighters in high buildings shooting at security forces from there", he added. (more...)

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