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Barcelona suspects appear in court Barcelona suspects appear in court
- August 23, 2017

Two of the suspects told the court that Abdelbaki Es Satty, the imam in the small town in northeastern Spain where numerous group came from, was the instigator, the source said, adding that the public prosecutor had asked the judge to send all four to jail while investigations continued. (more...)
Terror suspect says cell planned bigger attack in Barcelona Terror suspect says cell planned bigger attack in Barcelona
- August 23, 2017

Police have previously said that they believed bombs were being prepared for "one or more attacks in Barcelona". According to Judge Andreu's statement, in the ruins of the house in Alcanar, southwest of Barcelona, police found several plane tickets to Brussels in Es Satty's name issued by the Spanish airline Vueling. (more...)
Support for Trump Among Black Republicans Wavering
- August 23, 2017

The centrist Republican senator was also asked about Trump's response to recent violence at the fascist-organized rally in Charlottesville , Virginia on August 12. Sen. There should be no place for hatred, bigotry, and racism in this country and he should have said that very clearly. Even more have made their own condemnations of the racist groups involved with organizing the event. (more...)
Now, passport sans police verification Now, passport sans police verification
- August 23, 2017

The launch of digital police portal - www.digitalpolice.gov.in - under the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) - a work in progress since 2009 - by Home Minister Rajnath Singh could also see the speeding up of passport verification process. (more...)
Barcelona Drags Neymar To Court For Breach Of Contract After PSG Move Barcelona Drags Neymar To Court For Breach Of Contract After PSG Move
- August 23, 2017

PSG signed Neymar for a world record €222 million (£198m) fee in August. Barcelona are to sue Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar as he failed to honour the long-term contract that he signed a year ago. The Catalans are asking for an additional 10% payment due to a delay in their demands being met, after presenting Neymar with them on August 11. Neymar is being sued for NZ$13.7m by his former club, Barcelona , over a bonus he was paid nine months before he left for PSG. (more...)
NK unveils footage of missile strike threats for Guam NK unveils footage of missile strike threats for Guam
- August 23, 2017

The U.S. and South Korea began an annual military drill Monday. The video is titled, " What will the cost be for Americans, who are losing sleep at night? ". North Korea had previously threatened to shoot a missile over Japan that would land in the waters near Guam. According to the video, the USA "boasts that not a single bullet has landed in its territory during 150 invasions ... (more...)
Led strikes kill 78 civilians in Syria's Raqqah Led strikes kill 78 civilians in Syria's Raqqah
- August 23, 2017

Observatory Director Rami Abdel Rahman said the airstrikes hit the densely populated Al-Badu area at the city centre. Last month, the Syrian Network for Human Rights documented the death of 1,400 civilians, including 308 children and 203 women, in Raqqah in the past eight months. (more...)
Nineteen fires merge to create largest fire in BC history Nineteen fires merge to create largest fire in BC history
- August 23, 2017

Conditions have eased around a wildfire sparked almost two weeks ago in southeastern British Columbia, prompting the Regional District of Central Kootenay to rescind evacuation orders and alerts. INATERACTIVE MAP: Current wildfire boundaries from the B.C. Wildfire Service . Click on a fire for more details. The Slollicum Creek wildfire was discovered on Saturday (August 19) and is about 30 hectares. (more...)
Supreme Court's triple talaq verdict out today Supreme Court's triple talaq verdict out today
- August 23, 2017

It was Shayara Bano , a Muslim woman hailing from Uttarakhand who had first filed a petition with the Apex Court of India, challenging the constitutional validity of triple talaq , polygamy and nikah halala . - Aditya Patel (@AdityaP74870938) August 22, 2017A historic day for Indian Muslim women. A Muslim woman, however, can not divorce her husband using by means of triple talaq . (more...)
Former Mnp CM Keishing passes away Former Mnp CM Keishing passes away
- August 23, 2017

Meanwhile, the Manipur State Government has announced that it will be observing a three mourning period. Though he made way for his son Victor Keishing to reclaim his constituency after he lost in 2002 assembly polls, he represents Manipur in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament till his end of his term on April 9,2014. (more...)
Sen. Susan Collins not sure Trump will be 2020 GOP nominee
- August 22, 2017

Corey Lewandowski, President Trump's former campaign manager, said there is no question his old boss will be the GOP nominee in 2020 if he seeks reelection. Collins reminded Jackson that she didn't support Trump in 2016 and instead wrote Rep. Paul Ryan's name onto her ballot. There are no good neo-Nazis. Collins has been the leader among the small number of Republicans in Congress who have opposed the party's efforts to cut federal spending instead of merely fixing issues that some health ... (more...)
United Kingdom records first July surplus since 2002 thanks to bumper tax receipts United Kingdom records first July surplus since 2002 thanks to bumper tax receipts
- August 22, 2017

In July itself, the cost of servicing the U.K.'s debt rose by over GBP700 million on the year. The surplus in July stood at GBP 184 million compared with the last year's GBP 308 million deficit, the Office for National Statistics said, citing figures that exclude state-controlled banks. (more...)
Surviving Spain attacks suspects appear at Madrid High Court Surviving Spain attacks suspects appear at Madrid High Court
- August 22, 2017

The two attacks last week left 15 dead and over 120 wounded. Police said that with Abouyaaqoub's death, the group responsible for last week's fatal van attacks has now been broken. In little more than a year, Islamist militants have used vehicles as weapons to kill almost 130 people in France, Germany, Britain, Sweden and now Spain. (more...)
School sends 4-year-old boy home over long hair School sends 4-year-old boy home over long hair
- August 22, 2017

A 4-year-old boy from Texas was sent home from school during his first week after teachers informed his mother his long hair violated their policy. Oates said she won't cut her son's hair "because that's who he is". A Houston boy has been told he isn't welcome at school until he cuts his long hair. Jessica says she wants to fight it. Barbers Hill since released a statement on the policy to KTRK writing, 'Our local elected board has established policy based on community expectations, ... (more...)
Pence: Confederate monuments help USA 'remember our history' Pence: Confederate monuments help USA 'remember our history'
- August 22, 2017

Speaking on NBC's "Today" show Tuesday, Pence said Trump is offering "a whole new regional strategy for South Asia". "He condemned the violence that was there and we'll continued to do that". "What President Trump has made clear is conditions on the ground, the drive toward a stable and peaceful Afghanistan, will drive American policy and will drive American decisions in the region", added Pence. (more...)
LMR Partners LLP Purchases New Stake in McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC)
- August 22, 2017

Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $249,050 was bought by Montiel Maritza Gomez . About shares traded. McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) has risen 5.12% since August 18, 2016 and is uptrending. City Hldgs Company has 57 shares. The Fund's investment objective is that it seeks to provide current income and stable dividends, exempt from regular federal and designated state income taxes, where applicable, consistent with the preservation of capital by investing primarily in a ... (more...)
Bihar journalist murder case: CBI files charge sheet against Shahabuddin Bihar journalist murder case: CBI files charge sheet against Shahabuddin
- August 22, 2017

Investigation by the agency has revealed that Shahabuddin played an active role in hatching a conspiracy to eliminate the Siwan-based journalist", sources said. Rajdeo, the Bureau chief of a local Hindi daily, was shot dead in Siwan in May previous year while he was returning to his home from the office. The CBI says it has enough evidence against the accused persons. (more...)
Republican senator refuses to say whether GOP will endorse Trump for re-election Republican senator refuses to say whether GOP will endorse Trump for re-election
- August 22, 2017

Collins wrote in House Speaker Paul Ryan's name in November instead of voting for any of the presidential candidates on the ballot. The Maine Republican told MSNBC's Hallie Jackson that she was disappointed by Trump's moral equivocation after a white supremacist march in Charlottesville resulted in the death of a counter-protester. (more...)
Bakersfield Fire Department sends additional resources to South Fork Fire Bakersfield Fire Department sends additional resources to South Fork Fire
- August 22, 2017

It has now burned 3,473 acres and is 10% contained. The wildfire continued to spread to the northeast. Crews hope to have the fire fully contained by September 3. Firefighters will continue to strengthen lines east of Wawona and suppress spot fires south of the South Fork of the Merced River, park officials said. (more...)
Berry warned me about Hollywood: Bake Off's Leith Berry warned me about Hollywood: Bake Off's Leith
- August 22, 2017

The Great British Bake Off's Tom is a hottie hailing from Edinburgh with his partner David. When it was announced the beloved Great British Bake Off would move from BBC One to Channel 4, the nation was up in arms, wondering whether the traditional charm of the show would be retained on a newer, undeniably edgier channel. (more...)
Every NFL Player Who Has Protested During the National Anthem this Preseason Every NFL Player Who Has Protested During the National Anthem this Preseason
- August 22, 2017

On "Tucker Carlson Tonight", Fox Sports 1 host Jason Whitlock said NFL players aren't speaking out against their fellow players' national anthem protests because they fear a backlash . Several other players joined him throughout the season. Supporters of the quarterback insist that he's been blackballed for his behavior. It is possible that Kaepernick still has a chance to sign with a team; however, there will be drawbacks and stigma that follows. (more...)
Boko Haram use of children as 'human bombs' soars in 2017 Boko Haram use of children as 'human bombs' soars in 2017
- August 22, 2017

Children have been used repeatedly in this way over the last few years and so far this year, the number of children used is already four times higher than it was for all of last year. Her team, which includes former police officers, identified some returnees as having been trained as suicide bombers. "Therefore we are going to reinforce and reinvigorate the fight not only against elements of Boko Haram which are attempting a new series of attacks on soft targets, kidnappings, farmers versus ... (more...)
'Silence Sam': Possible rally planned around UNC Chapel Hill Confederate statue Tuesday 'Silence Sam': Possible rally planned around UNC Chapel Hill Confederate statue Tuesday
- August 22, 2017

Following white supremacist protests and counter protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly, along with demonstrations around the country, including in Durham where protesters toppled a Confederate monument, Folt said the university understands the "strong desire" of some people to participate in protests calling for the removal of such statues. (more...)
Drivers, students should brush up on school bus safety every year Drivers, students should brush up on school bus safety every year
- August 22, 2017

More than 1,700 people had registered for the program by 8:30 a.m. with the number expected to soar after traditional-calendar students, who account for the majority of bus riders, start a new school year on Monday. Jeff Harris, the district's director of transportation, wants all parents, students and drivers to know safety is a top priority. Police ask motorists to remain vigilant around school zones, bus stops and school buses. (more...)
German Investor Confidence Slumps More Than Expected In August German Investor Confidence Slumps More Than Expected In August
- August 22, 2017

Any number above zero means the number of respondents who see growth ahead is higher than the number that sees a decline. "Weaker than expected German exports as well as the widening scandal in the German automobile sector in particular have helped contribute to this situation", said Achim Wambach, president of the ZEW Institute. (more...)

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