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DC judge approves gov't warrant for data from anti-Trump website DC judge approves gov't warrant for data from anti-Trump website
- August 24, 2017

The revised warrant, lawyers with the USA attorney's office in D.C. argued Thursday, is sufficiently particular about the information that the government is allowed seize from the requested data - only that which constitutes evidence of a violation of D.C. (more...)
North Korea Is Courting Russian Tourists After US Travel Ban North Korea Is Courting Russian Tourists After US Travel Ban
- August 24, 2017

Attorney Channing Phillips said in a statement . Also sanctioned were Russian citizens Mikhail Pisklin, Andrei Serbin and Irina Huish for activities in the North Korean energy industry. And in return for the North Korean coal, according to US officials, Chi's companies sent back to North Korea an array of products: cellphones, sugar, luxury items and, perhaps most importantly, components of nuclear devices and missiles. (more...)
Crook County looking for missing Lake Tahoe teen, sister Crook County looking for missing Lake Tahoe teen, sister
- August 24, 2017

Officials have not released the name of the younger sister, but they say that she is not in any danger being with Melissa. According to KGW.com , more than 30,000 people attended the event, which is held at the Big Summit Prairie in the Ochoco National Forest. (more...)
'Active shooter': Police respond to report of gunman in Charleston, South Carolina 'Active shooter': Police respond to report of gunman in Charleston, South Carolina
- August 24, 2017

Authorities were called to a possible shooting on King Street just after noon, local time, according to Police spokesman Charles Francis. Emergency responders including a SWAT team swarmed the downtown restaurant, Virginia's on King, where the shooter reportedly entered, locked himself in, and told patrons he was the " new king of Charleston ". (more...)
Former DNI Clapper Questions Trump's 'Fitness' For Office After Arizona Rally Former DNI Clapper Questions Trump's 'Fitness' For Office After Arizona Rally
- August 24, 2017

I'm really doing this more than anything else - because you know where my heart is - to show you how damn dishonest these people are". On Monday, Trump portrayed a more polished version of himself as he announced the United States' new strategy for Afghanistan. (more...)
Pakistanis alarmed at Trump's new policy on Afghanistan Pakistanis alarmed at Trump's new policy on Afghanistan
- August 24, 2017

To many on the populist fringe of the Republican Party, however, it seemed that Mr Trump had failed to answer a question he... Addressing the terrorist group directly, he said , "We may not win one, but neither will you". "We are there to facilitate and ensure that there is a pathway for reconciliation and peace talks", Tillerson said. However, the American public may insist on knowing how many of its citizens are waging a war overseas. (more...)
Angola's ruling party claims victory in election Angola's ruling party claims victory in election
- August 24, 2017

The ruling MPLA party, whose Portuguese acronym means Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, won the 2012 election with 72 percent of votes amid allegations of irregularities. "We're voting for change", said 19-year old Joao Costa, who like most people who oppose the authoritative MPLA declined to say who he voted for. There are concerns about how fair the vote will be after the government cracked down on recently planned public demonstrations. (more...)
China issues second 'safety advisory' to its citizens in India China issues second 'safety advisory' to its citizens in India
- August 24, 2017

An article in the Global Times had earlier called on Chinese firms to reduce their investments in India in view of the tension. They were also advised to pay attention to "travel and personal safety, inform the family, colleagues and friends of the travel situation and to keep the communication open". (more...)
Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking some national monuments Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke recommends shrinking some national monuments
- August 24, 2017

Donald Trump to rescind Bears Ears and Grand Staircase. Former President Barack Obama designated it a national monument near the end of his time in office and if Trump decides to reopen it for commercial mining and drilling, it would be a direct blow to his predecessor's environmental legacy, and the first major test of a century-old conservation law, The New York Times reports . (more...)
UN Ambassador Haley Meets With International Atomic Energy Agency UN Ambassador Haley Meets With International Atomic Energy Agency
- August 24, 2017

The issue that Haley confronts is that the IAEA is not mandated to deal with missile tests, and in its seven reports on Iran's adherence to the deal thus far the agency says Iran has completed the steps required under the JCPOA and the U.N. (more...)
Violent clashes reported between YSRC, TDP supporters in Nandyal, shots fired Violent clashes reported between YSRC, TDP supporters in Nandyal, shots fired
- August 24, 2017

Nandyal assembly segment in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh went for by-poll on Wednesday and the counting is slated for 28 August. According to reports, followers of YSR Congress leader Silpa Chakrapani Reddy were on their way to Salim Nagar to pay tribute to a deceased YSR Congress minority leader. (more...)
Austin Bohanan Found: Teen Was Missing 11 Days in National Park Austin Bohanan Found: Teen Was Missing 11 Days in National Park
- August 24, 2017

Details of his ordeal were scant Wednesday, but Bohanan told rangers he had become separated from his stepfather while hiking on a Friday afternoon in the park's Shop Creek area. At one point, rangers said Wednesday, Bohanan heard a search helicopter and tried to climb to a high point where he could be seen. "Our cell phone forensic data showed that too, that he tried to call", he explained. (more...)
Kim orders more rockets - but tensions may be easing Kim orders more rockets - but tensions may be easing
- August 24, 2017

China warned on Wednesday that new USA sanctions targeting Chinese firms linked to North Korea "will not help" cooperation with Beijing in the nuclear crisis. China also considers the system a threat to its security. "I want to take note of that and acknowledge it", Tillerson said. "The line of diplomacy or inter-Korean relations should be interpreted in terms of North Korean interests as kind of a tactic to buy time", Thae said. (more...)
BTS Releases New Album 'Love Yourself 'Her' ' BTS Releases New Album 'Love Yourself 'Her' '
- August 24, 2017

The mini album is said to portray young people who have fallen in love. According to Bit Hit Entertainment, " Love Yourself Seung Her " will be released on Sept.18. BTS recently joined a special remake project celebrating the 25th anniversary of the debut of 1990s legend Seo Tai-ji, releasing "Come Back Home", a remake of the singer's 1995 track, earlier this week. (more...)
Dutch police probe Spanish van after terrorist attack tip Dutch police probe Spanish van after terrorist attack tip
- August 24, 2017

The American garage rock band Allah-Las was scheduled to perform on Wednesday night, but the event was called off after a warning from Spanish authorities led to the arrest of two men who officials suspected might be planning an attack, according to NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson. (more...)
Trump Teaches Republicans How to Win a Government Shutdown Trump Teaches Republicans How to Win a Government Shutdown
- August 24, 2017

They have not spoken since an August 9 phone call that devolved into an expletive-laden shouting match, according to a New York Times report , which said McConnell privately questioned whether Trump could salvage his administration after a string of high-profile controversies. (more...)
Faisal murder case: RSS worker hacked to death in Malappuram Faisal murder case: RSS worker hacked to death in Malappuram
- August 24, 2017

They took him to the government hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries on the way. Meanwhile, a police team has been deployed to keep a vigil in the area. A golden colour Innova hit his bike at Alinchuvadu near Kodakadu. Vipin and eight others were arrested days after the murder. The district principal sessions court had granted bail to 11 of the 15 accused in the case, and Vipin was the second accused. (more...)
Eight missing following Swiss landslide Eight missing following Swiss landslide
- August 24, 2017

The avalanche occurred on Wednesday in the alpine village of Bondo whose 100 residents were promptly evacuated, after which the main road was closed off, reports Efe news. Police had initially announced that no one was hurt in the landslide . In 2012, almost 400 million cubic metres of mud, rocks and gravel - the equivalent of 4,000 standard-sized houses - poured down the mountainside, landing in an uninhabited valley. (more...)
Mattis: US considering sending weapons to Ukraine Mattis: US considering sending weapons to Ukraine
- August 24, 2017

Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Kyiv on Thursday. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' visit to Kiev represents an opportunity for the United States to provide lethal assistance to Ukraine , Senator John McCain said in statement. "Defensive weapons are not provocative unless you are an aggressor". Mattis said the United States will continue to pressure Russian Federation because it is "seeking to redraw worldwide borders by force". (more...)
Ryan: We Will Fund Border Wall Ryan: We Will Fund Border Wall
- August 24, 2017

Paul Ryan thinks this would be a bad idea. Wednesday after touring an Intel facility in OR, when asked about President Donald Trump saying last night he is open to shutting down the government over funding for the border wall, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said he does not think a government shutdown will be "necessary ". (more...)
Foreign students' impact on United Kingdom investigated by Home Office Foreign students' impact on United Kingdom investigated by Home Office
- August 24, 2017

Despite praise for the Office of National Statistics in Home Secretary Rudd's commissioning letter to the MAC , the new border checks are described by a Home Office spokesperson as a more thorough check on who is crossing the United Kingdom than the previous ONS figures which used the controversial International Passenger Survey . (more...)
Net Migration Falls As More EU Citizens Leave Britain Net Migration Falls As More EU Citizens Leave Britain
- August 24, 2017

Net migration to the United Kingdom has fallen to the lowest level for three years, as thousands of European Union citizens have left the country after the Brexit referendum. The pro-business Institute of Directors issued a statement saying the decrease in net migration "should not be celebrated". The yearly net immigration of nearly quarter of a million is still above the United Kingdom government's pledge of bringing the figure down to fewer than 100,000 per annum. (more...)
Poll Shows Trump's Approval Rating Hit New Low After Charlottesville
- August 24, 2017

Trump spoke out several times about the issues and groups involved in Charlottesville , shifting his position from day to day. Trump and the GOP's challenge is to make it clear they reject the hate groups, Graham said. President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped once again, according to a new poll from Politico/Morning Consult, and a majority of respondents have questions about the President's stability. (more...)
India train accident injures at least 42 India train accident injures at least 42
- August 24, 2017

And, despite the Railways' drive to close all unmanned crossings, the bulk of the accidents that take place every year is at unmanned level crossings, according to railway officials. The train crashed into a truck in northern Uttar Pradesh before dawn, causing 12 carriages to flip over, Indian Railways spokesman Anil Saxena told AFP. (more...)
Cut Pakistan aid, revoke major non-NATO ally status, say USA lawmakers
- August 24, 2017

China's Foreign Ministry defended its ally Pakistan earlier this week after President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about militants using safe havens on Pakistani soil. Senator John Cornyn, co-Chair of the Senate Indian Caucus, rued that the previous administration of never held Pakistan accountable for providing sanctuary to terrorists. (more...)

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