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Missouri boy miraculously survives after meat skewer pierces skull Missouri boy miraculously survives after meat skewer pierces skull
- September 13, 2018

His skull was pierced from front-to-back and the skewer was sticking out of his face. Xavier's father, Shannon Miller, said his son and a group of friends had discovered the barbecue skewer in the grass in a field behind the house in Harrisonville, Missouri , about 50 kilometres south of Kansas City. (more...)
Gunman kills five, then himself, in California Gunman kills five, then himself, in California
- September 13, 2018

The suspect then shot the man before turning and shooting his wife. He said he emerged from his business in time to see the suspect running away. "The reasons for this, we are still investigating at this time". Three people were killed there and the shooter, armed with a large calibre handgun, fled. " Obviously, these are not random shootings ", said Youngblood, while denouncing the fact that such mass shooting were "the new normal". (more...)
Russia's Putin inspects war games and vows to beef up army Russia's Putin inspects war games and vows to beef up army
- September 13, 2018

Over 300,000 thousand personnel have been involved in Vostok 2018, including thousands of troops from China and a contingent from Mongolia. They involve almost 300,000 Russian troops along with 1,000 Russian aircraft and 36,000 tanks and other combat vehicles. (more...)
Pope Summons Bishops For Sexual Abuse Summit Pope Summons Bishops For Sexual Abuse Summit
- September 13, 2018

He accepted Barros's resignation in June. Francis has yet to respond to Vigano's accusations, but the pope's Council of Cardinals reported this week that the Vatican will soon provide some "clarifications" regarding recent events. Pope Francis is calling the presidents of every Catholic bishops' conference in the world to Rome Feb. 21-24 to discuss the prevention of the abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. (more...)
Cynthia Nixon Pins Anti-Semitic Mailer Blame on Gov. Cuomo Cynthia Nixon Pins Anti-Semitic Mailer Blame on Gov. Cuomo
- September 13, 2018

The mailer says Nixon opposes funding for Jewish schools, supports "racist, xenophobic" calls to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians and that she has been "silent on the rise of anti-Semitism". Nixon, who has two children being raised in the Jewish faith, called the mailer "dirty, sleazy politics" and said Cuomo's explanation that he didn't know about the mailer isn't believable. (more...)
Salisbury attack: We were just visiting the cathedral, say novichok suspects Salisbury attack: We were just visiting the cathedral, say novichok suspects
- September 13, 2018

Replying to the interviewer's question why the pair went to Salisbury for two days in a row, Boshirov said that when they first got to the town it was snowy and they got wet so they made a decision to take the train back. "Maybe we did [approach] Skripal's house, but we don't know where is it located". "We didn't have it", Mr Boshirov said. Britain said the attack was nearly certainly approved "at a senior level of the Russian state", an allegation that Moscow has vehemently denied. (more...)
Trump attacked for calling Hurricane Maria response an 'incredible success' Trump attacked for calling Hurricane Maria response an 'incredible success'
- September 13, 2018

The report also found FEMA had been understaffed going into the hurricane season and that most specialized disaster staffers were deployed to the other storms when Maria struck. With Hurricane Florence fast approaching the southeastern US and due to make landfall on Thursday, Trump pointed to his administration's emergency preparedness, saying he handled the situation in Puerto Rico well, despite what critics said. (more...)
Global hunger figure on the rise Global hunger figure on the rise
- September 13, 2018

More people went hungry in 2017 than at any time in the previous decade as food deprivation on the rise due to conflict and climate change , according to the latest edition of the UN's annual multi-agency flagship report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World . (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis and jailed Reuters journalists Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya crisis and jailed Reuters journalists
- September 13, 2018

She broke her silence on the issue today, robustly defending the court's decision to jail the duo. The rule of law must apply to everybody. At the time of their arrest past year, the two reporters were working on a Reuters investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in a village in western Myanmar's Rakhine state, during an army crackdown that United Nations' agencies say sent some 700,000 Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh. (more...)
Majority of American voters oppose impeaching Trump Majority of American voters oppose impeaching Trump
- September 13, 2018

At another point, he pointed to California's environmental policies - limits on carbon emissions, stiffer fuel-efficiency standards - as the model for combating climate change. It also found just 36% of independent voters approved of Trump. President Donald Trump's Republicans, who are seeking to fend off a Democratic challenge for control of Congress in the November 6 elections, tout the tax cuts as helping boost the economy. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi admits Rohingya crisis 'could have been handled better'
- September 13, 2018

In just under three years, Myanmar's 1991 Nobel Prize Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi has gone from triumphant former political prisoner - feted around the globe as Southeast Asia's Nelson Mandela - to her country's de-facto leader (or is she?) and a spectacular disappointment to those same supporters. (more...)
9/11 anniversary: Russian bombers intercepted near Alaska by United States fighter jets 9/11 anniversary: Russian bombers intercepted near Alaska by United States fighter jets
- September 13, 2018

Two Russian bombers were intercepted by Alaska-based fighter jets in global airspace west of the state on Tuesday, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command. The planes were intercepted just west of the mainland by American F-22 "Raptor" fighters and positively identified by NORAD forces, officials said. (more...)
European Union parliament takes on Hungary's Orban in unprecedented vote European Union parliament takes on Hungary's Orban in unprecedented vote
- September 13, 2018

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Sept.11, 2018. Human rights NGOs enthusiastically welcomed the European Parliament's approval to start punitive Article 7 proceedings against Hungary on Wednesday (12 September), after a vote that revealed deep divisions inside the biggest political family, the European People's Party. (more...)
'Kick up the backside': schoolgirl slammed over anthem protest 'Kick up the backside': schoolgirl slammed over anthem protest
- September 13, 2018

But the stance has angered Senator Hanson, who posted a video on Facebook on Wednesday calling for Harper to be kicked out of school. "If it's good enough for Cathy Freeman, Johnathan Thurston and Warren Mundine to stand for the national anthem, it should be good enough for this nine-year-old brat ", she said. (more...)
Nangarhar Death Toll Climbs To 68 Nangarhar Death Toll Climbs To 68
- September 13, 2018

Last week, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis made an unexpected trip to Afghanistan as the US tries to make headway in the country after 17 years of war. The fighting has tempered optimism that had been tentatively growing as Afghan and worldwide players ratchet up efforts to convince the Taliban to negotiate an end to the 17-year conflict. (more...)
Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel
- September 13, 2018

Navalny" - slammed Navalny's claims as "insulting, slanderous fabrications". "I just challenge you to a duel in the ring, on the Mat - wherever promise for a few minutes to make you a nice juicy steak". Mr Zolotov condemned Mr Navalny's allegations in Tuesday's video, calling them "offensive and nasty lies". Mr Navalny's former campaign chief Leonid Volkov said Mr Zolotov had made some "very serious threats" - but also mocked his video, saying he "must have forgotten" that the opposition ... (more...)
Salisbury suspect Alexander Petrov 'may give interview' Salisbury suspect Alexander Petrov 'may give interview'
- September 13, 2018

British prosecutors last week identified two Russians, whom they said were operating under aliases - Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov - and whom they accused of being the so-called "novichock two". Reacting to Mr Putin's assertion that the spies were civilians, Theresa May's spokesman said Russian Federation has continually replied to requests for an account of what happened in Salisbury with "obfuscation and lies" and he could see "nothing to suggest that has changed". (more...)
…and George W. Bush is also coming to Tampa on Friday …and George W. Bush is also coming to Tampa on Friday
- September 13, 2018

Rick Scott on Friday as Scott revs up for what's expected to be a close race for the U.S. Senate seat. These candid and intimate photographs show former president show how former president George W. Bush's forays into other races in Texas and across the USA reflect the serious headwinds facing the GOP in the November elections, where Republican control of the House and Senate could hinge on how voters feel about the early tenure of President Donald Trump . (more...)
20,000 pallets of bottled water left untouched in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico 20,000 pallets of bottled water left untouched in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
- September 13, 2018

Trump said Tuesday that Tropical Storm Isaac, which had been downgraded from hurricane status overnight, now poses a threat to Puerto Rico. Calling it "one of the best jobs that's ever been done with respect to what this is all about", Trump is ignoring what was, in fact, a awful response that cost more lives than what the storm death toll originally claimed. (more...)
Russia, China Start Biggest Military Drill Since Cold War Russia, China Start Biggest Military Drill Since Cold War
- September 13, 2018

The drills come at a time of escalating tensions between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Russian Federation. The Russian military has compared the show of force to the USSR's 1981 war games, in which as many as 150,000 Warsaw Pact soldiers took part in "Zapad-81" (West-81). (more...)
Iain Dale Livid At Potential Early Release For Hate Preacher Iain Dale Livid At Potential Early Release For Hate Preacher
- September 13, 2018

UK Prison's Minister Rory Stewart said Choudary remained a "deeply pernicious, destabilising influence". Members of the group would hold "Sharia surgeries" and discuss plots in an east London sweet shop belonging to a businessman associate of the hate preacher. (more...)
China: Land Rover ploughs into crowd 'killing three and injuring 43' China: Land Rover ploughs into crowd 'killing three and injuring 43'
- September 12, 2018

Nine people were killed and 46 others were injured, state-run Global Times reported. Police have detained the driver, who they say had a criminal record. Nine people have been confirmed dead and 46 others injured by the government as of writing. "There was a vicious incident that a person drove deliberately into crowds at Mijiang Square of Hengdong County", the release said. (more...)
Putin Says U.K. Attack Suspects Are Civilians, Should Go Public Putin Says U.K. Attack Suspects Are Civilians, Should Go Public
- September 12, 2018

After London again pinned the blame on Russian Federation, implicating that officials at the highest levels of power could be responsible for the poisoning, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov rebuffed the allegations. Calling the poisoning a "sickening and despicable" attack, Javid said it was "unequivocally, crystal-clear this was the act of the Russian state - two Russian nationals sent to Britain with the sole goal of carrying out a reckless assassination attempt". (more...)
Boyfriend mired in $400k GoFundMe scam arrested on open traffic warrant Boyfriend mired in $400k GoFundMe scam arrested on open traffic warrant
- September 12, 2018

Bobbitt's civil case against the couple has been put on hold until December while an investigation into potential criminal proceedings related to the raised money plays out, DailyMailTV learned. But what initially was a feel-good story that went viral on social media and led to TV appearances, eventually turned sour amid accusations the couple was withholding the money from Bobbitt. (more...)
E Coli blamed for Burnley holiday pair's deaths E Coli blamed for Burnley holiday pair's deaths
- September 12, 2018

A spokesman for Deutsche Hospitality, which operates the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel, said: "We can not comment on ongoing investigations by the authorities". "He just said to me that he was really, really poorly and he needed me to go to a pharmacy". Doctors were called and attended to Mr Cooper first as his condition was worse. (more...)

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