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Barcelona Imam in Cell 'Sacked From Belgian Mosque' Barcelona Imam in Cell 'Sacked From Belgian Mosque'
- August 22, 2017

A search warrant seen by Reuters confirms the flat which was raided by police belonged to a man named Abdelbaki es Satty. RIPOLL | In the small town of the Catalan Pyrenees, where he had lived for the past two years, a moroccan imam is suspected of having "brainwashé" young compatriots to get them to form cell jihadist behind the bombings of Barcelona and Cambrils. (more...)
Aluko accuses England coach of 'racist' remark Aluko accuses England coach of 'racist' remark
- August 22, 2017

Aluko claims she was dropped by the national team after the FA started its investigation. The FA through an independent enquiry cleared Sampson, who recently guided England to the Euro 2017 semi-finals which included a famous win over bitter rivals Germany, of racial discrimination, bullying and harassment of Aluko previous year. (more...)
Erdogan: Joint Action Against Militants Possible With Iran Erdogan: Joint Action Against Militants Possible With Iran
- August 22, 2017

Last Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Turks in Germany to teach a lesson to Germany's anti-Turkish mainstream parties in coming parliamentary election, prompting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel to warn him not to interfere in German politics. (more...)
Attorneys Fight To Stop Missouri Execution Attorneys Fight To Stop Missouri Execution
- August 22, 2017

Williams is scheduled to be executed Tuesday evening, but lawyers for the death row inmate have appealed to the US Supreme Court . "There is no physical evidence, no eyewitnesses that directly connect Williams to the murder , the DNA on the weapon wasn't his, the bloody footprint at the murder scene wasn't from Williams' shoe and was a different size, and the hair fibres found weren't his". (more...)
US Seeks to Seize Millions in North Korean Sanctions Case US Seeks to Seize Millions in North Korean Sanctions Case
- August 22, 2017

The move follows a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korean missile tests that show it is capable of reaching the United States mainland. Dandong Zhicheng Metallic Materials Co., Ltd. The U.S. -drafted resolution banned North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. (more...)
South Korea considers sending envoy north, rules out war South Korea considers sending envoy north, rules out war
- August 22, 2017

He later tweeted that a military solution was "locked and loaded" after leader Kim Jong Un was said to be considering a provocative launch of missiles into waters near the U.S. "My advice to our leadership is that we not dial back our exercises". The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, said Wednesday the U.S. (more...)
Dunford Says Attack on Japan Same as on US Dunford Says Attack on Japan Same as on US
- August 22, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed after security talks with close ally Japan that the USA seeks a peaceful solution to the standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. "I would consider that North Korea is crossing a red line if it launches an intercontinental ballistic missile again and weaponises it by putting a nuclear warhead on top", South Korean President Moon Jae-in said at a news conference in Seoul marking his first 100 days in office. (more...)
Trump goes after Graham, Flake in morning Twitter rant Trump goes after Graham, Flake in morning Twitter rant
- August 22, 2017

Lindsey Graham of SC for saying Mr. Trump suggested a "moral equivalency" between neo-Nazis at last weekend's Charlottesville rally and people like Heather Heyer , who was killed after a auto plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters. Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.) as "toxic" and said he was glad to see Kelli Ward running against him for the 2018 nomination, calling Flake a "non-factor". And there were signs that the divide between the loyalists and establishment Republicans is already shaping the ... (more...)
Days: If US Backs Out, Iran Resumes Full Enrichment Days: If US Backs Out, Iran Resumes Full Enrichment
- August 22, 2017

The comments by Iran's atomic chief Ali Akbar Salehi on Iranian state television come as the USA threatened to renegotiate or walk away from the 2015 nuclear deal. The Obama administration and most independent experts said at the time of the deal that Iran would need at least a year after abandoning the accord to have enough nuclear material to build a bomb. (more...)
Rooney trolls Man City fans after Everton goal at the Etihad Rooney trolls Man City fans after Everton goal at the Etihad
- August 22, 2017

Former Newcastle and England striker Alan Shearer , who ended his career with 260 goals, welcomed Rooney to the exclusive club by tweeting: "It's been lonely in this @ premierleague 200 club". "He is still that player what every manager needs in his team and maybe more for Everton he is back home", Koeman told reporters. "But defensively we did a good job and I am really proud of the team for how they performed against a really strong City side". (more...)
President Trump hits 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham in post-Charlottesville tweets President Trump hits 'publicity seeking' Lindsey Graham in post-Charlottesville tweets
- August 22, 2017

Trump called the statement , "such a disgusting lie", adding "He just can't forget his election trouncing.The people of SC will remember!" "The people of SC will remember". Heather Heyer is a 32-year-old woman who was killed when a man photographed attending the white supremacist events allegedly drove his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters. (more...)
Humid Afternoon, Cold Front on the Way; Tornado Watch Issued in Vermont Humid Afternoon, Cold Front on the Way; Tornado Watch Issued in Vermont
- August 22, 2017

This watch has been issued because conditions favor the development of risky thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes. The first line of thunderstorms will approach the area between 2 and 4 p.m. Those headed to Little League World Series games in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, can expect thunderstorms and delays. The low Wednesday night will be about 59 degrees. (more...)
Daleville Public Library celebrates eclipse mania Daleville Public Library celebrates eclipse mania
- August 22, 2017

But it still wasn't enough. The Park Ridge Public Library's supply of 450 free glasses was gone in under 30 minutes as soon as the library opened at 9 a.m. The solar eclipse, the first since 1918 to stretch from the Pacific to Atlantic Oceans in the United States, is expected to last through 2:40 p.m. He last witnessed a solar eclipse in 1994. (more...)
Protesters take over Charlottesville City Council meeting Protesters take over Charlottesville City Council meeting
- August 22, 2017

He said that residents had warned city officials that there would be violence if the "Unite the Right" rally was allowed to take place. A Charlottesville City Council meeting aimed toward examining the recent Neo-nazi video that engulfed the city, itself devolved into chaos as protestors stormed the stage chanting "blood on your hands". (more...)
Nearly 1 in 10 of Americans find neo-Nazi views acceptable, poll finds Nearly 1 in 10 of Americans find neo-Nazi views acceptable, poll finds
- August 22, 2017

Overall, Trump maintains an 80 percent job approval rating among Republicans, a number little changed from recent surveys. In an opinion piece published on The Hill , O'Reilly said that this lack of historical knowledge is at the heart of what happened in the aftermath of the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally . (more...)
Australia joins Korea, US war games Australia joins Korea, US war games
- August 22, 2017

It has described Australia's move as suicidal, inviting disaster and "an illustration of political immaturity unaware of the seriousness of the current situation". In response to that exercise, North Korea threatened a "merciless attack". The upcoming Ulchi-Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise is particularly ill-timed on that front, coming amid dangerously high tensions already. (more...)
Seoul says no more war on Korean Peninsula Seoul says no more war on Korean Peninsula
- August 22, 2017

Moon made his statement days after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested the possibility of "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if North Korea continues on its current path of weapons development. "Since all of Washington - both Democrats and Republicans - stopped supporting such an approach a decade ago, it would be sensitive and hard enough already for Washington and Seoul to coordinate closely on North Korea policy", Straub said. (more...)
Gen Zubair calls on PM Abbasi Gen Zubair calls on PM Abbasi
- August 22, 2017

Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif were also present in the meeting. ISLAMABAD: To reduce the influence of Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar in state affairs, Prime Minister has made a decision to remove him from the presidency of some 35 committees of parliament. (more...)
Bihar flood toll rises to 341; PM's aerial survey on Aug 26 Bihar flood toll rises to 341; PM's aerial survey on Aug 26
- August 22, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would make an aerial survey of flood-affected districts of state on August 26, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said. However, the flood situation in Assam improved further with the water receding from human habitation and agricultural fields, giving relief to more people in the 12 affected districts of the state. (more...)
Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure
- August 22, 2017

The statement from the Association for Asian Studies said: "The officers of the association are extremely concerned about this violation of academic freedom and the AAS is in ongoing discussions with CUP about how it will respond to the Chinese government ". (more...)
German police seize 5000 ecstasy tablets bearing Trump's face German police seize 5000 ecstasy tablets bearing Trump's face
- August 22, 2017

Donald Trump ecstasy pills seized by German police . Osnabrueck Police said they searched a auto during a traffic stop about 9 p.m. Saturday and discovered the approximately $12,900 worth of ecstasy tablets, which bore the image of Trump's face on one side and his name on the opposite side. (more...)
Farah Khan can't believe Ananya is Chuncky Pandey's little girl Farah Khan can't believe Ananya is Chuncky Pandey's little girl
- August 22, 2017

Farah's comment did not go well with Instagram users, who found it horribly amusing. Just google "chunky pandey young" and won't need any proof. He is a nice guy! Recently, Chunky Pandey's wife Bhavna Pandey shared a picture of her daughter in a black outfit on Instagram and captioned it with a heart. (more...)
China Calls India's Logic Behind Doklam Standoff Ridiculous, Alleges Double Standard China Calls India's Logic Behind Doklam Standoff Ridiculous, Alleges Double Standard
- August 22, 2017

She further said that if people were to go by India's "ridiculous logic", anyone who dislikes an activity in their neighbour's house can "break into their home". "We have said many times that prerequisite basis for the settlement of the trespass is the unconditional withdrawal of the personnel and equipment from the Indian side.Ranjnath Singh had expressed hopes that to end the Doklam deadlock China would make a positive move". (more...)
Santa Maria Slaying Triggers Amber Alert Santa Maria Slaying Triggers Amber Alert
- August 22, 2017

Authorities identified Konstantin Morozov, 48, as a person of interest in the case. They have not released a description of the man. Police say he is armed. He has brown hair and brown eyes. The older Morozov is described as white, 6 feet tall and 180 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Investigators were paying special attention to worldwide airports and border crossings. (more...)
Former world champion Kimi Raikkonen to stay with Ferrari for another year Former world champion Kimi Raikkonen to stay with Ferrari for another year
- August 22, 2017

The former world champion's contract with the Maranello outfit had been due to run out at the end of this year, and there had been speculation about whether or not he would continue. Raikkonen had faced internal pressure to improve his performances this season, with Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne calling him "a laggard" during the Austrian Grand Prix. (more...)