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Mom accused of killing 2-year-old and hiding body Mom accused of killing 2-year-old and hiding body
- September 06, 2018

Adding to the complication is that Stinson is pregnant, Jessica Belliveau said . She told authorities then that the two were walking Saturday night when she accepted a ride from a stranger. And in 2016, a Jackson, Ga., police officer said she was the victim of an unprovoked attack by a mentally disturbed 250-pound black man. The mother of a 2-year-old Largo boy, who was the center of a statewide Amber Alert, has been charged with murder in the death of her son, WFTS reports . (more...)
British Navy warship sails near Beijing-claimed South China Sea islands British Navy warship sails near Beijing-claimed South China Sea islands
- September 06, 2018

The 22,000 ton warship was packed with Royal Marines as it made its route to Hanoi where it docked on Monday after a deployment in and around Japan. Twelve nautical miles is an internationally recognised territorial limit. The South China Sea is one of the most heavily disputed regions in the world, with Beijing claiming an enormous swathe of territory from their southern coast, nearly to the shore of Malaysia. (more...)
Trump slams ‘gutless’ New York Times ‘resistance’ op-ed Trump slams ‘gutless’ New York Times ‘resistance’ op-ed
- September 06, 2018

Unlike The Washington Post , the stated policy that guides the Times in its decisions about publishing op-eds does not exclude anonymous essays. Earlier, Trump had showed up half an hour late this evening to a White House meeting with some of the country's sheriffs, armed with documents, and began to waive them around as he tore into the NYT op-ed [Watch below]. (more...)
Trump's own officials see him as 'detrimental,' explosive but anonymous essay claims Trump's own officials see him as 'detrimental,' explosive but anonymous essay claims
- September 06, 2018

The newspaper's executive editor, Dean Baquet, was not involved because the news pages are his responsibility, and the column appeared in the Times' opinion section. The two were not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. U.S. President Donald Trump responds to an anonymous "senior official" who wrote an New York Times op-ed, during a meeting with sheriffs at the White House on September 5, 2018 . (more...)
Judge orders NJ couple behind GoFundMe for homeless man to testify Judge orders NJ couple behind GoFundMe for homeless man to testify
- September 06, 2018

The lawyer for a homeless man in Philadelphia whose selflessness led to donations of over $400,000 through an online fundraising page said Tuesday that all the money is gone . She said he was addicted to heroin, was successful in a program for a long period of time and relapsed, and was getting suboxone, an opioid-treatment drug, but when he was unable to get the hard-to-obtain medication he also bought it illegally. (more...)
Food infected with E coli at Egyptian death hotel Food infected with E coli at Egyptian death hotel
- September 06, 2018

The company said the poor hygiene standards it had discovered in independent tests were the likely cause of a rise in illness amongst its guests at the hotel, but they did not shed any light on the still unexplained deaths of John Cooper and his wife Susan Cooper. (more...)
Washington Pays Tribute To John McCain Washington Pays Tribute To John McCain
- September 06, 2018

A private service will take place at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday , and McCain will be laid to rest in the US Naval Academy Cemetery . But then it's hard for anyone to match patriotic credentials with John McCain . One scheduled speaker at the service, Sen. On Saturday morning, a rainstorm had let up when the hearse bearing his casket across town from the Capitol to the cathedral stopped at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial , where McCain's wife of 38 years, ... (more...)
Historic SC verdict on Sec 377 that criminalises gay sex shortly Historic SC verdict on Sec 377 that criminalises gay sex shortly
- September 06, 2018

Five judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , will deliver the verdict. There will be two opinions for the Bench. Along with CJI Mishra, Justices RF Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra are most likely to pronounce their verdict on Section 377 after hearing the bunch of petitions challenging the validity of Section 377 in July. (more...)
Kim Jong Un demands Kim Jong Un demands "goodwill measures" ahead of summit: North Korean media
- September 06, 2018

PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in cross the military demarcation line at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the North and South, April 27, 2018. Seoul and Pyongyang both want a declaration to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War. North Korea has accused the United States of making "unilateral and gangster-like" demands for denuclearization and holding back on the end-of-war declaration. (more...)
GoFundMe raises almost $10k for Texas billboard of Trump's anti-Cruz tweet GoFundMe raises almost $10k for Texas billboard of Trump's anti-Cruz tweet
- September 06, 2018

Activists have successfully fundraised the amount necessary to plaster a tweet from Donald Trump attacking Sen. Ted Cruz's reelection campaign. Since posting the GoFundMe two days ago, almost 500 people have donated, exceeding the goal of $6,000. (more...)
Javad Zarif: Trump to 'abuse' UN Security Council to slam Iran
- September 06, 2018

The Iranian U.N. mission did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday accused US President Donald Trump of trying to hijack the United Nations Security Council for the purposes of "bullying others" to turn against Tehran. (more...)
Japan acknowledges first radiation death among Fukushima workers Japan acknowledges first radiation death among Fukushima workers
- September 06, 2018

Three of the power plant's six reactors melted down in March 2011 when a tsunami hit the Fukushima area. In February of 2016, the worker developed lung cancer, which the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has ruled was caused by exposure to radiation following the quake and tsunami. (more...)
Strong quake shakes northern Japan, does not pose tsunami threat to Hawaii Strong quake shakes northern Japan, does not pose tsunami threat to Hawaii
- September 05, 2018

The relatively shallow quake struck 62 kilometres southeast of the regional capital Sapporo. A preliminary magnitude 6.6 quake struck at 8:07 a.m. Hawaii time 38.6 miles southeast of Sapporo at a depth of 19.26 miles, according to the U.S. (more...)
Netanyahu orders closure of Israel's Paraguay embassy
- September 05, 2018

Paraguay Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Castiglioni said at a press conference that the move to Jerusalem was "unilateral, visceral and without justification ", according to the Associated Press . But the relocations drew Palestinian and global anger. The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, had previously called for Latin American countries not to move their embassies. (more...)
Chuck Grassley Opens Kavanaugh Hearing Blasting Democratic Disruptions, Gets Interrupted by Protesters
- September 05, 2018

Kamala Harris, D-Calif. She pointed to Kavanaugh's work investigating then-President Bill Clinton in the 1990s with independent counsel Kenneth Starr, litigating the contested presidential election of 2000 and work in the George W. Pressed by Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , a Republican, on whether he would be independent from the president who nominated him, Kavanaugh responded, "No one is above the law". (more...)
Conspiracy about woman at Kavanaugh hearing rages online Conspiracy about woman at Kavanaugh hearing rages online
- September 05, 2018

However, others suggest that Twitter users are reading too far into Bash's placement of her hands, citing her own heritage as a Mexican-American whose grandparents escaped the Holocaust . They literally want to bring white supremacy to the Supreme Court. "What a national outrage and a disgrace to the rule of law". Twitter Ads info and privacy Bash, who was named to The Hill's 50 Most Beautiful list in 2017, is married to U.S. (more...)
Japan begins clean-up after typhoon kills 11; major airport closed Japan begins clean-up after typhoon kills 11; major airport closed
- September 05, 2018

At least 10 people in the Kansai region were killed and about 300 injured, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters. Kansai International Airport may remain closed for around a week, depending on the extent of damage to its runway and airport facilities, airport officials said Wednesday. (more...)
Trump and South Korean President Moon Discuss Progress of North Korean Denuclearization Trump and South Korean President Moon Discuss Progress of North Korean Denuclearization
- September 05, 2018

Moon said the envoys are tasked with a crucial role at a "very important time" that could determine the prospects for lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula. "President Moon emphasized that now is a critical juncture for the establishment of peace on the Korean Peninsula and that such efforts go in step with complete denuclearization", the presidential Blue House said in a statement. (more...)
Britain Charges 2 Russians Over Nerve Agent Novichok Poisoning In Salisbury Britain Charges 2 Russians Over Nerve Agent Novichok Poisoning In Salisbury
- September 05, 2018

So this was not a rogue operation. She said that the GRU is a highly disciplined organisation with a well-established chain of command and that Petrov's and Boshirov's mission was likely approved at a senior level of the Russian state. As police locked down the sleepy town of Salisbury, the Russians arrived back in Waterloo and took the underground to Heathrow Airport. The pair flew out of Britain the night of March 4, the day the Skripals were poisoned. (more...)
Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predates pharaohs Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predates pharaohs
- September 05, 2018

An aerial view of farmland on the Nile River Delta, Egypt , is pictured through a plane window February 15, 2016. Ayman Ashmawi, the head of the ancient Egyptian antiquities sector, told Ahram Online that the mission has also discovered a dozen silos containing a sizable quantity of animal bones and botanical remains, which will allow for scientists to study the subsistence strategies of these populations . (more...)
‘Jealous’ Indian stepmother arrested for gang-rape and murder of girl, 9 ‘Jealous’ Indian stepmother arrested for gang-rape and murder of girl, 9
- September 05, 2018

She was nine years old. The police officer said a charge sheet will be filed at the earliest to proceed with the investigation. Also read: How far will man fall? The police in Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district said they have arrested five people, including a nine-year-old girl's stepmother and stepbrother, for their involvement in the alleged gangrape and murder of the minor. (more...)
Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte's drug list killed in his office Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte's drug list killed in his office
- September 05, 2018

The two watchmen rushed inside the municipal hall and found Blanco lying bloodied in his office. In July, the League of Municipalities of the Philippines - which comprises 68 mayors from the main cities in the country - requested a meeting with the President to address the assassinations of local officials and their involvement with the government's so-called "narco list". (more...)
US man sentenced to hang for strangling ex-wife in Malaysia US man sentenced to hang for strangling ex-wife in Malaysia
- September 05, 2018

Gerald Wayne Mickelson was working as a consultant in Malaysia, but planned to move to the Philippines to be with his new Filipino wife. His Filipino bride, who has not been named, wept in the public gallery. They had made a decision to divorce after 30 years of being married. "He told the court his ex-wife attacked him and that he was protecting himself against her", Ramu said, adding that the accused had alerted hotel staff shortly after the attack. (more...)
Brazil museum fire: Most of the building's 20 million artefacts feared destroyed
- September 05, 2018

The museum, located in a former palace in Rio de Janeiro, boasted a range of art, artifacts and preserved zoological species and fossils. With the cause still under investigation, the disaster has led to a series of recriminations amid accusations that successive governments haven't sufficiently funded the museum, and it has raised concerns that other institutions might be at risk. (more...)
Myanmar court jails Reuters reporters over breach of Myanmar court jails Reuters reporters over breach of "Secrets Act"
- September 05, 2018

Her only public comment during the court case, when she told Japanese broadcaster NHK that the pair had broken the Official Secrets Act, was criticized by rights groups for potentially prejudicing the verdict. Kyaw Soe Oo's wife Chit Su Win, 23, broke down in tears as she asked the Nobel Peace Prize laureate to release her husband, the father of their three-year-old daughter. (more...)

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