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Mother mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage Mother mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage
- September 09, 2018

It happened in Bridgeport on Thursday night. Police said power was out in the neighborhood because of thunderstorms. However, the store was closed. They thought that candles had been left in the home's basement by the previous occupants, before they purchased the property two years ago, the Hartford Courant reported. (more...)
Death toll in Iraq's Basra protests climbs to 12 Death toll in Iraq's Basra protests climbs to 12
- September 09, 2018

Iraq's foreign ministry called the attack against the consulate "an unacceptable act undermining the interests of Iraq and its worldwide relations". Iran also summoned the Iraqi ambassador in Tehran to "hear protests" and complain about the inability of local forces to protect the mission, Tasnim news agency reported. (more...)
Teen booted out of Trump rally over 'raised eyebrows' goes viral Teen booted out of Trump rally over 'raised eyebrows' goes viral
- September 09, 2018

He told the Billings Gazette that he was told to "keep clapping, you have to smile, you have to look enthusiastic". But I chatted with all three of those guys and they seemed respectful enough. Linfesty said he and his friends were asked to wear the red hats with Trump's campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". Instead, Linfesty was wearing a Democratic Socialists of America pin. (more...)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe says now accepts Mnangagwa as legitimate president Zimbabwe's Mugabe says now accepts Mnangagwa as legitimate president
- September 08, 2018

On the eve of the July 30 vote, Mugabe said he would vote for the opposition to remove Mnangagwa's "military government", as the 94-year-old leader expressed bitterness and turned against his one-time allies in the ruling ZANU-PF party. "Mnangagwa comforted me. If it takes my mother's death for us to have the friendship we once had, then let it be", she added. "I want to thank (Mr) Mnangagwa for chartering a new plane to bring me home to mourn my mother. (more...)
Turkey can no longer take in more Syrian refugees: President Erdogan Turkey can no longer take in more Syrian refugees: President Erdogan
- September 08, 2018

Idlib is the insurgents' only remaining major stronghold and a government offensive could be the war's last decisive battle. Previously, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that al-Nusrah terrorists were preparing a provocation in Syria's western Idlib province in order to accuse Damascus of using chemical weapons against civilians, while the United Kingdom, the U.S., and France said in August that they "will respond appropriately to any further use of chemical weapons by the ... (more...)
Trump warns about impact for Canada of tax on cars Trump warns about impact for Canada of tax on cars
- September 08, 2018

Canada also wants a permanent exemption from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs , and for Washington to eliminate the threat of USA auto tariffs. I can - all I have to do is tax their cars, it would be devastating. The talks will likely be paused at least briefly if a deal is not reached by Saturday. Lighthizer, Trump's top trade official, is scheduled to attend meetings in Europe on Monday and then in Argentina later in the week. (more...)
Egypt sentences 75 people to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 sit Egypt sentences 75 people to death, hundreds to jail over 2013 sit
- September 08, 2018

An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death, including senior leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood , over a 2013 sit-in protest in Cairo that ended with the killing of hundreds of protesters. "This can only be described as a parody of justice; it casts a dark shadow over the integrity of Egypt's entire system of justice, and makes a mockery of due process", Najia Bounaim, director of campaign in North Africa at Amnesty International, said in June. (more...)
India legalises gay sex India legalises gay sex
- September 08, 2018

The judgment reflects rapid social change in India, where only five years ago, the top court upheld the same law. The verdict overruled the judgment in the infamous 2013 case of Suresh Kumar Koushal versus the Naz Foundation that struck down a 2009 Delhi High Court judgment decriminalizing gay sex. (more...)
North's media say Kim vows nuclear-free Korea amid standoff North's media say Kim vows nuclear-free Korea amid standoff
- September 08, 2018

Negotiators from the U.S. and North and South Korea have engaged in on-again, off-again talks on denuclearization since a June summit in Singapore between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. "Chairman Kim emphasized that he has never made a negative comment about Trump ", Chung Eui-yong, South Korea's top national security adviser, said at a media briefing on Thursday. (more...)
United Kingdom seeks Interpol arrest warrants against Skripal suspects United Kingdom seeks Interpol arrest warrants against Skripal suspects
- September 08, 2018

British Security Minister Ben Wallace said Putin bore ultimate responsibility for the poisoning. In a joint statement, the leaders of Germany, France, Canada and the U.S. Referring to May's accusations of Russia's involvement in the poisoning, the statement said: "We decisively reject these insinuations". Haley said at a briefing on the investigation findings. (more...)
Indian among 3 killed in US bank shooting Indian among 3 killed in US bank shooting
- September 08, 2018

When four police officers arrived, they shot the suspect through glass windows and killed him, Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac said . He was ultimately shot and killed. One witness told the Cincinnati Enquirer: "I looked behind me and saw the guy - he shot and then he shot again". "I made it out to see my kids, to see another day", she said in relief. (more...)
Nauru demands China apology over 'crazy' envoy Nauru demands China apology over 'crazy' envoy
- September 08, 2018

The spat occurred on September 4, when Nauru's President Baron Waqa refused to give way after the head of the Chinese delegation, diplomat Du Qiwen, demanded to be allowed to address the forum before the Prime Minister of Tuvalu. Meanwhile, Australia and New Zealand have boosted their foreign aid programmes in the Pacific to counter Chinese influence in a region they regard as their backyard. (more...)
Pakistan supports 'self-determination' in Kashmir: Pakistan Army chief Pakistan supports 'self-determination' in Kashmir: Pakistan Army chief
- September 08, 2018

Prime Minister Khan will be the chief guest at the ceremony, which will be attended by the army chief, chairman joint chiefs of staff committee, services chiefs, ministers, senators, MNAs, diplomats, civilian officials and people from various walks of life. (more...)
Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Jailed Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Jailed
- September 08, 2018

Moss also looked to Alex Van Der Zwaan's sentence of 30 days in prison, and noted how Van Der Zwaan was a lawyer and expressed far less remorse to the judge at his sentencing compared to Papadopoulos. According to Bloomberg, the DNC said it believed all of the defendants in the case had been served, with the exception of Mifsud. Trump reacted to the sentencing in a tweet on Friday in which he appears to contrast the overall cost of the special counsel's investigation to Papadopoulos' 14-day ... (more...)
Barnier: UK should seek a Canada-style deal Barnier: UK should seek a Canada-style deal
- September 08, 2018

He said it was "unacceptable" that seven months had passed since they first asked Mr Robbins to appear, suggesting that No 10 had only backed down after the committee had issued a summons. Citing the discord in the British parliament, she said there was an "obvious question mark" over whether the British parliament would be ready to ratify May's proposals. (more...)
United States moves to remove limits on detaining immigrant children United States moves to remove limits on detaining immigrant children
- September 08, 2018

The Trump administration is seeking to allow USA authorities to keep immigrant children in detention longer than the current 20-day limit, a move critics denounced as "sickening" and "cruel". Homeland Security officials say they need to keep families in custody to ensure they appear in immigration court. The Department of Health and Human Services, which manages unaccompanied children crossing illegally, has not yet formally requested space for the minors, which it must do in order to set up ... (more...)
Cop Killed Someone After Mistakenly Returning Home to Wrong Apartment, Police Say Cop Killed Someone After Mistakenly Returning Home to Wrong Apartment, Police Say
- September 08, 2018

Allie Jean reacted with shock and dismay when she heard the news of her son's violent death inside his own apartment. In a news conference on Friday morning, Dallas Police Sgt Warren Mitchell said they had not yet interviewed the officer involved. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Working With White House to Free Another Convicted Felon Kim Kardashian Working With White House to Free Another Convicted Felon
- September 08, 2018

Kardashian also said she's in regular contact with President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , who counts prison reform as one of his tasks as a senior adviser at the White House . "When I was talking to Chris Young , who's in prison [and] has sickle cell anemia". It's so unfair", Kardashian said, adding: "He's 30 years old. Kardashian, 37, has championed criminal justice reform in recent months. (more...)
Mexico violence: Remains of 166 found in Veracruz mass grave Mexico violence: Remains of 166 found in Veracruz mass grave
- September 08, 2018

Winkler said investigators were alerted to the grave by a witness, but authorities kept the discovery a secret for a month for "safety reasons". State prosecutor Jorge Winckler believes the bodies were buried just two years ago, but would not reveal the exact location. (more...)
Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own and shoots dead her neighbor, 26
- September 08, 2018

The officer called police dispatch for help, and the responding officers administered aid to the man at the scene He was then taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said . Two women who live on the second floor near where the shooting happened said they heard a lot of noise late Thursday. However, Hall said the officer was a female patrol officer. (more...)
Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer
- September 08, 2018

On Thursday , the Administration filed proposed regulation to terminate that court order, known as the Flores Settlement Agreement, and detain entire families for the duration of the legal proceedings that determine if they can stay. The proposed regulations represent an attempt to achieve via administrative fiat what the government could not win in court, immigrant advocates said. (more...)
Off-Duty DPD Officer Shoots, Kills Man After Going Into Wrong Apartment
- September 08, 2018

The uniformed officer returned to what she thought was her apartment after her shift and encountered Jean, Hall said. Responding officers found 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean badly wounded. She will be placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, police said. The chief said it isn't clear what "the interaction was between her and the victim". (more...)
Officer fatally shoots man after entering apartment she thought was her own Officer fatally shoots man after entering apartment she thought was her own
- September 08, 2018

As she walked into an apartment that she believed was her own, the officer found a 26-year-old man inside. The officer called dispatch to report that she had shot the man, police said. Warren Mitchell said the officer has yet to be interviewed. "We heard cops yelling", said another neighbor. "We will have a lot to do in this investigation". (more...)
Ex-Trump advisor jailed in Russian Federation inquiry — George Papadopoulos Ex-Trump advisor jailed in Russian Federation inquiry — George Papadopoulos
- September 07, 2018

Trump during his 2016 presidential campaign. Since that time, the former campaign aide has been cooperating with investigators working with Robert Mueller on the Russian election interference probe. But when pressed, Papadopoulos refused to completely shut the door on the possibility that the information made its way to other people on the campaign. (more...)
Basra protests: Rioters attack Iran consulate Basra protests: Rioters attack Iran consulate
- September 07, 2018

Protesters set fire to what remained of the government buildings torched the night before. Protesters gather near the burnt Iranian Consulate. One protestor died and 11 were wounded during Friday's protests in Basra , local health sources said. (more...)

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