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Roy Moore Incorrectly Says Kneeling During Anthem 'Against The Law' Roy Moore Incorrectly Says Kneeling During Anthem 'Against The Law'
- October 19, 2017

The twice-former Alabama state Supreme Court chief justice said in response: "It's against the law , you know that?" The protests against racial injustice are thus an attack on "the rule of law", explains Moore. "I'm surprised that no one brought this up". While the law explains the proper procedure for respecting the anthem, it does not list any legal penalties for not following it. (more...)
Predominantly black school named after Confederate general renamed to honour Barack Obama Predominantly black school named after Confederate general renamed to honour Barack Obama
- October 18, 2017

A MS school named after Confederate leader Jefferson Davis is changing its name to honor former President Barack Obama, The Clarion-Ledger reports. Numerous schools are majority black, according to Education Week . "They could relate to Barack Obama because of his achievements, because he looks like them", Jefferson said. (more...)
Quebec moves to ban burqa for third time in seven years Quebec moves to ban burqa for third time in seven years
- October 18, 2017

According to Al- Jazeera, the bill on banning face veil is expected to be voted on next week. "The message they're sending to those women is that you stay home and don't come out of your house because they are choosing to cover their faces and they can not board a bus or use any public transportation or receive any services", she added. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation sex trafficking operation impacts Fort Wayne, official says Federal Bureau of Investigation sex trafficking operation impacts Fort Wayne, official says
- October 18, 2017

This year's Operation Cross Country involved 55 Federal Bureau of Investigation field offices and 78 FBI-led Child Exploitation Task Forces composed of more than 500 law enforcement agencies. The FBI said its Columbia, SC field office worked with law enforcement agencies in Columbia and Myrtle Beach to carry out operations there. "We at the FBI have no greater mission than to protect our nation's children from harm", said FBI Director Christopher Wray . (more...)
No Aadhaar, no rice: After being denied ration, girl starves to death No Aadhaar, no rice: After being denied ration, girl starves to death
- October 18, 2017

Her mother, as well as social activists, have alleged that the family had lacked sustenance for many days. More than 360 million Indians - almost one-third of its 1.25 billion people - live below the poverty line and are entitled to access food rations under government schemes. (more...)
AirAsia flight to Bali makes emergency Perth landing after plunging 20000 feet AirAsia flight to Bali makes emergency Perth landing after plunging 20000 feet
- October 18, 2017

A passenger cries at an airport in Perth , Australia after an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali returned to the airport. "Fasten your seat belts!" a crew member shouts repeatedly. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has begun investigating the incident. "I actually picked up my phone and sent a text message to my family, just hoping that they would get it", a passenger who gave her name as Leah told Nine Network. (more...)
46% think media make up stories about Trump 46% think media make up stories about Trump
- October 18, 2017

At 76 percent, Republicans were most apt to view the news regarding the president and his administration as fake. Twenty percent of Democrats believe the media creates fake stories about Trump, while 65 percent do not. Additionally, 80 percent of Trump voters believe that to be true. Another 14 percent say they don't have an opinion yet. "Voters, particularly Trump supporters, have become disenchanted with the national media", Kyle Dropp, chief research officer and co-founder of Morning ... (more...)
USA officials in Ankara to discuss visa row USA officials in Ankara to discuss visa row
- October 18, 2017

Ankara swiftly retaliated by suspending its own visa services in the United States, marking a new low in relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Topuz is accused of having links to the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), which was behind last year's defeated coup attempt, according to a judicial source. (more...)
President Trump says he and Mitch McConnell are 'closer than ever before' President Trump says he and Mitch McConnell are 'closer than ever before'
- October 18, 2017

The traditional form of welfare, which came in direct payments to low-income Americans, was ended by a major reform bill by the Republican-led Congress in 1996 and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, a Democrat. Earlier in the day, those tensions were on display at a Cabinet meeting in which the president empathized with Bannon and blamed Senate Republicans for the GOP's legislative woes, including the failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (more...)
AG Jeff Sessions says special counsel Robert Mueller has not interviewed him AG Jeff Sessions says special counsel Robert Mueller has not interviewed him
- October 18, 2017

That scenario is a hot topic in light of Special Counsel Bob Mueller's Russian Federation probe, as President Trump has reportedly asked advisers about his abilities to pardon himself and those close to him, and Mueller's team has appeared to take measures to circumvent that possibility, by working with the NY state attorney general's office. (more...)
US, India Stand Shoulder to Shoulder Against Terrorism: Rex Tillerson US, India Stand Shoulder to Shoulder Against Terrorism: Rex Tillerson
- October 18, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is condemning reported atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, and he says those responsible - perhaps the country's military - will be held accountable. "China's provocative actions in the South China Sea directly challenge the worldwide law and norms that the United States and India both stand for". (more...)
Congress declares first list for Himachal, Virbhadra Singh to contest from Arki Congress declares first list for Himachal, Virbhadra Singh to contest from Arki
- October 18, 2017

State Congress chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu has been fielded from the Nadaun Assembly seat, which the latter had unsuccessfully contested in the previous election. Nominees for the rest nine seats, including Shimla (Rural), would be announced later. Dhumal held separate meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Ram Lal. (more...)
Call On USTR To Protect Sex Trafficking Victims In NAFTA Negotiations Call On USTR To Protect Sex Trafficking Victims In NAFTA Negotiations
- October 18, 2017

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Tuesday at a press conference. Officials familiar with the discussions describe two tracks to the negotiations-an impasse on a few of the most contentious proposals, and progress being made on updating the pact in other areas. (more...)
Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi escapes from court Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi escapes from court
- October 18, 2017

The judge later rejected the application for an extension in the cleric's pre-arrest bail. One of the pictures shows Qandeel playfully posing for the selfie with Mufti Qavi's signature hat on her head, while latter is holding a cell phone to his ear. (more...)
Robert Vadra-Sanjay Bhandari air ticket investigation hits dead end Robert Vadra-Sanjay Bhandari air ticket investigation hits dead end
- October 18, 2017

Countering the BJP's attack on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra and terming it a "witch hunt", the Congress on Wednesday demanded to know who paid for over 100 trips Prime Minister Narendra Modi made by chartered plane across India and overseas when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister between 2003 and 2007. (more...)
Multiple injuries reported after shooting in business park in Harford County Multiple injuries reported after shooting in business park in Harford County
- October 18, 2017

The Harford County Sheriff Office confirmed they have received reports of "multiple" injuries following an incident at the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood. Edgewood schools were also on a modified lockdown. "Right now, it's total chaos", Sullivan said. Witnesses told the station they heard people arguing, but did not hear gunshots. (more...)
ASIA CUP: Gurjant's last-minute goal helps India hold Korea ASIA CUP: Gurjant's last-minute goal helps India hold Korea
- October 18, 2017

Jungjun Lee gave his side early moments of cheer when he managed to score the first goal in the third quarter. The India vs Pakistan Hockey match will be telecast on Star Sports 2/HD. Chinglensana Singh (17th minute), Ramandeep Singh (44th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (45th) had scored for India against Pakistan. The top two teams from the second round will meet again in the Final on October 22. (more...)
Sailors found dead days apart in Georgia house Sailors found dead days apart in Georgia house
- October 18, 2017

Navy chief, who said he sent two sailors to their shipmate's house after he didn't report for duty . The day before his body was discovered the 25-year-old father was reported missing during a Disney vacation with his family. increasing frequency of urinalysis testing, command-wide unit sweeps, shipboard health and comfort inspections)". Officials have not released a cause of death for either sailor. (more...)
Ex-Hurricane Ophelia and those odd skies Ex-Hurricane Ophelia and those odd skies
- October 18, 2017

Blue light, which usually paints the sky, was scattered enabling more yellow and orange light to break through. Ophelia, now a storm, has killed at least three in Ireland. Met Office meteorologist Emma Sharples told Sun Online on Tuesday: "There's a chance that if there are still fires burning in Iberia then we could see the same thing happen". (more...)
George Soros Donated USD 18 Billion to Open Society Foundations
- October 18, 2017

On Tuesday, the 87-year-old tycoon moved the hefty sum from his personal funds into his non-profit group, the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times report. Soros, who lived through the Nazi occupation in his native Hungary, later fled communist rule in the country and eventually emigrated to the United States. (more...)
United States to face England in Under-17 World Cup quarterfinals United States to face England in Under-17 World Cup quarterfinals
- October 18, 2017

England will hope they find their scoring boots against the U.S. at Margao while Japan will take heart from an impressive World Cup campaign. England advanced Tuesday by defeating Japan 5-3 on penalty kicks after a 0-0 tie. Four minutes into the hour-mark, Gomes was taken off with Emile Smith-Rowe replacing him. Japan, who went into defensive from the beginning, also earned a couple of opportunities from counter attack but forward Keito Nakamura failed to cash in on those chances. (more...)
Pizza Hut Got Hacked And Didn't Alert People For Two Weeks Pizza Hut Got Hacked And Didn't Alert People For Two Weeks
- October 18, 2017

Pizza Hut told customers by email on Saturday that some of their personal information may have been compromised. "Pizza Hut U.S. experienced a brief third-party security intrusion on our website and mobile app that compromised the information of a limited number of customers". (more...)
FBI Admits Comey Cleared Clinton Before Interview
- October 18, 2017

The president recollected the failure of Comey to interview every concerned party in the scandal including Clinton herself, and therefore wishes the Justice Department revisits the matter with the phrase: "where is Justice Dept". The senators penned a letter on August 30 to newly-appointed FBI Director Christopher Wray noting their findings, saying that "it appears that in April or early May of 2016, Mr. (more...)
UK's MI5 boss warns of 'intense' terror threat UK's MI5 boss warns of 'intense' terror threat
- October 18, 2017

The current threat level from worldwide terrorism is set at "severe", which means attack is highly likely. Parker said MI5 has more than 500 live investigations involving roughly 3,000 people. According to The Guardian, Parker said ISIS propaganda is now telling would-be fighters to stay in their home countries and commit terror attacks there, rather than travel to Syria or Iraq. (more...)
Unesco decries Maltese reporter's murder Unesco decries Maltese reporter's murder
- October 18, 2017

The victim of an apparent auto bombing, Caruana Galizia died immediately. The son of Malta's most famous investigative journalist, who was killed in a vehicle bomb close to her home, has accused the country's Prime Minister of complicity in her death. (more...)

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