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Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expresses grief over death of M Karunanidhi Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expresses grief over death of M Karunanidhi
- August 07, 2018

Chennai: Towering Tamil Nadu politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi breathed his last on Tuesday, August 7, in Chennai after battling ill health for weeks. The circular from the Government's Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan states that since there are many cases against allocating spaces for political leaders' memorial at Marina are ongoing in the Madras High Court, allocating space for Karunanidhi's memorial at the same site will create legal issues and hence the request can not be ... (more...)
Saudi students' year at UPEI in question Saudi students' year at UPEI in question
- August 07, 2018

A Saudi Twitter account shared a photo of a plane flying toward Toronto's skyline, evoking images of the September 11 terror attacks. Samar is a vocal campaigner for her brother Raif Badawi, a blogger who was arrested in Saudi Arabia in 2012. (more...)
Part of terminal at Frankfurt Airport evacuated Part of terminal at Frankfurt Airport evacuated
- August 07, 2018

It led to boarding being halted and a partial evacuation of Terminal 1. The family were later located in the terminal, re-checked and allowed to continue on their journey. "Passengers are advised to check the status of their flight". Around 1,500 flights were set to take off or land at Frankfurt airport on Tuesday. German police said they evacuated part of a terminal at Frankfurt Airport on Tuesday and stopped boarding due to "at least one unauthorized person in the security zone". (more...)
Spanish man gets 10 years for raping German boy sold for sex Spanish man gets 10 years for raping German boy sold for sex
- August 07, 2018

Her partner Christian Lais, the boy's stepfather whom he called "papa", received a 12-year sentence followed by preventive detention. A German mother and her partner were convicted Tuesday over the repeated rape of the woman's young son and for selling him for sex on the internet. (more...)
Imran Khan has returned protocol offered to him: Fawad Chaudhry Imran Khan has returned protocol offered to him: Fawad Chaudhry
- August 07, 2018

Moreover, the party has also vowed that it would form a government in Punjab owing to the inclusion of independent candidates who are being convinced by the party leader, Jahangir Khan Tareen. Imran Khan had submitted an application to the NAB through his lawyer Mr. Babar Awan seeking another date to appear in the helicopter misuse case. "He will definitely appear before the NAB tomorrow", he said. (more...)
Russia: Defense Ministry Acknowledges Proposed Syria Cooperation With the US Russia: Defense Ministry Acknowledges Proposed Syria Cooperation With the US
- August 07, 2018

Some US officials believe Syria's dependence on the worldwide community for reconstruction , along with the presence of US and US-backed forces in parts of Syria, gives Washington leverage as diplomats push for a negotiated end to the war. (more...)
Armed bystander shoots man who opened fire at 'back-to-school' event Armed bystander shoots man who opened fire at 'back-to-school' event
- August 07, 2018

As families tried to hide, police say a witness pulled out his licensed gun and took the gunman down. If he had not acted, the situation could have ended up much worse, police said. The shooting was reported at 5:20 p.m.at Isaac Campbell Park in the central Florida city of Titusville, which is across the river from the Kennedy Space Center. (more...)
Japan marks 73rd anniversary of Hiroshima bomb Japan marks 73rd anniversary of Hiroshima bomb
- August 07, 2018

On Aug. 6, 1945, the USA dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan, killing an estimated 140,000 people. "Today, even after 73 years, the innocent residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki continue to suffer from the terrible after effects of nuclear radiations", she said in the obituary references. (more...)
USA seeks suspension of court action on 1MDB luxury yacht Equanimity USA seeks suspension of court action on 1MDB luxury yacht Equanimity
- August 07, 2018

USA investigators said Low bought the yacht with proceeds diverted from 1MDB. The yacht was handed over to Malaysian authorities at the Indonesian island of Batam, and was expected to reach Malaysia's Port Klang on Tuesday. "The yacht's owner, Equanimity Cayman Limited, had already filed a claim on this asset, which Mahathir ignores". "The Mahathir regime's illegal act today, ignoring court rulings in legal proceedings in the USA and Indonesia, prove he has no interest in a fair and just ... (more...)
U.S. economic sanctions against Iran are back in effect U.S. economic sanctions against Iran are back in effect
- August 07, 2018

European allies said they "deeply regret" the US action. The European Union's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc deeply regretted Washington's move. The "Trump Administration wants the world to believe it's concerned about the Iranian people", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a statement posted to Twitter. (more...)
Bangladesh floats death penalty for road deaths in bid to quell protests Bangladesh floats death penalty for road deaths in bid to quell protests
- August 07, 2018

Alam said he was beaten in custody. Security guards at Alam's apartment building were cited in reportsas saying that a group of at least 40 people, who said they were from the detective branch, forcibly pushed the photographer , screaming, into a auto. (more...)
Suspect said 'kill me' after Parkland school shooting Suspect said 'kill me' after Parkland school shooting
- August 07, 2018

By law and school district policy, Stoneman Douglas was required to offer Cruz continued assistance, but a Cross Creek employee told him nearly the opposite. Cruz became a full-time student at Douglas in January 2016. John Curcio of the Broward County Sheriff's Office that shortly before the Parkland massacre, he had planned to go to a park and start shooting people. (more...)
Great white shark breaches below researcher off Cape Cod Great white shark breaches below researcher off Cape Cod
- August 07, 2018

Great white sharks can get up to 20 feet long, and have powerful tails that enable them to swim up to 15 miles per hour and breach the water during an attack, says National Geographic . But even he was a little surprised when a shark he spotted during a recent tagging trip breached the water and jumped up with its jaws open. The group called it a good reminder of the importance of not becoming complacent and always staying vigilant when in or on the water. (more...)
Italy explosion: At least two dead in highway blast Italy explosion: At least two dead in highway blast
- August 07, 2018

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. An oil tanker explosion in Bologna, Italy partially collapsed a bridge on the motorway circling the city's airport, on Monday afternoon. The crash sparked a fire, eventually causing the highly-pressurized tank to explode as first responders arrived to clear the scene. At least two people have died and more than 50 others are injured, Italian news outlet ANSA reports. (more...)
West Hollywood City Council Considers Axing Trump's Walk of Fame Star West Hollywood City Council Considers Axing Trump's Walk of Fame Star
- August 07, 2018

The West Hollywood City Council announced on Monday that it will be convening to discuss removing the iconic image, citing Trump's "disturbing treatment of women and other actions" that go against the "shared values" of the West Hollywood community, the state of California, and "the country". (more...)
'Complete fabrication' he's anxious his son in legal trouble in Russian Federation probe 'Complete fabrication' he's anxious his son in legal trouble in Russian Federation probe
- August 07, 2018

Trump Jr.'s admission contradicted his father's February 2017 statement that "nobody that I know of" had any contacts with foreign entities during the election and previous similar statements from his campaign. Trump was not involved in drafting his son's misleading statement. Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen , has claimed that the president knew about, and approved of, that meeting, according to multiple news reports. (more...)
Brooms fly after botched eyebrow job causes brawl Brooms fly after botched eyebrow job causes brawl
- August 07, 2018

The customer, Christina Thomas , refused to pay because she did not like the way the owner, Huiyue Zheng, waxed her eyebrows. Maduka also wrote that the employees were, "hitting them like animals ". Those who use public services might usually think they're right, but - in reality - it's far more likely that the person who spends every day working there has a better idea of what's correct or not. (more...)
Apple and Facebook delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones Apple and Facebook delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones
- August 07, 2018

Apple has dropped episodes of a controversial podcast run by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones , following similar bans by Spotify, Facebook and YouTube . Two major media brands removed content by radio and internet host Alex Jones , a notorious conspiracy theorist. Facebook, which is aiming to address the issue of fake news spreading across its platform, said the violations levied against Jones were not about the veracity of the content. (more...)
Australia's Turnbull: 'Now we are the land of droughts' Australia's Turnbull: 'Now we are the land of droughts'
- August 07, 2018

Previously, drought-stricken farmers had to apply for cashback subsidies and loans as forms of monetary relief, the Telegraph reports. Joyce, whose NSW electorate of New England has been badly affected by drought, believes reducing emissions in Australia won't change the climate. (more...)
National March on the NRA rally kicks off Saturday at National March on the NRA rally kicks off Saturday at
- August 07, 2018

Cuomo said late Friday the state is filing a motion to dismiss the lawsuit. 'Donald Trump and Washington, DC may be bought and paid for by the NRA, but in NY we are listening to the voices of people across the nation calling for action to keep our communities safe. (more...)
Dead baby found floating near New York’s historic Brooklyn Bridge Dead baby found floating near New York’s historic Brooklyn Bridge
- August 07, 2018

It was unclear how long the baby had been lying there. The baby was pronounced dead at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Lower Manhattan late Sunday afternoon. Authorities are investigating the death of a baby who was found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday. A medical examiner is working to determine the cause of death. (more...)
Romania probes anti-Jewish graffiti on Elie Wiesel's house Romania probes anti-Jewish graffiti on Elie Wiesel's house
- August 07, 2018

According to the newspaper, the house before the Second world war, Wiesel was transformed into an educational Holocaust center in 2014, in memory of the 13,000 local Jews who were deported to Auschwitz, where a lot of them were killed. Wiesel served as chairman of the Presidential Commission on the Holocaust (later renamed the US Holocaust Memorial Council) from 1978 to 1986, and was involved directly in building the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. (more...)
California wildfires claim 7th victim as blazes continue to spread California wildfires claim 7th victim as blazes continue to spread
- August 07, 2018

Ayeta is the seventh person to die in the enormous blaze that has been burning for two weeks near Redding, where armies of firefighters and fleets of aircraft continue battling the flames about 100 miles south of the OR state line. "The fire did make a big push through Long Valley into Spring Valley", he said, adding that some structures were burned in both Spring Valley and Long Valley when "the fire made a very significant, extremely erratic push into those areas". (more...)
Mueller's 'star witness' to testify against former boss Paul Manafort Mueller's 'star witness' to testify against former boss Paul Manafort
- August 07, 2018

Prosecutors have been preparing for this credibility battle by asking a number of witnesses speak to Manafort's role as a supervisor over Gates . Manafort is on trial in Virginia for various financial crimes he was charged with as part of special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE's ongoing investigation. (more...)
My son's meeting with Russian lawyer was legal My son's meeting with Russian lawyer was legal
- August 06, 2018

Sekulow also on "This Week" supported the president's claim that there was nothing legally questionable about Trump Jr. having the June 2016 meeting with the Russians. could have violated by accepting information - a "thing of value" - from a Russian source. First Daughter Ivanka Trump broke with her father's views of the media during an interview last Thursday when she said she didn't believe that. (more...)
9-year-old's lemonade stand robbed by BB gun-toting suspect 9-year-old's lemonade stand robbed by BB gun-toting suspect
- August 06, 2018

According to the Union County Sheriff's Office , they are pursuing leads in connection with a robbery that happened near the entrance to St. John's Forest in Monroe around 3:00 p.m. The suspect got away with the child's $20 that he was saving to buy a lawnmower. In some nearby woods, deputies found a black BB gun, a metal tin and a camouflage hat similar to the one the teenager wore during the robbery. (more...)
Former Trump campaign aide was in alleged Russian agent's social network Former Trump campaign aide was in alleged Russian agent's social network
- August 06, 2018

Gordon also invited Butina to a Styx concert and to his birthday party, the Post reported. Gordon told ABC News Saturday that he was interviewed a year ago by the special counsel in the investigation of Russian influence over the 2016 campaign but he never testified before the Mueller grand jury, despite his interactions with George Papadopoulos, whose contacts with Russian agents appear to have triggered an FBI counterintelligence probe that year. (more...)
At Least 70 Shot, 11 Dead in Violent Chicago Weekend At Least 70 Shot, 11 Dead in Violent Chicago Weekend
- August 06, 2018

Chicago might have been making headlines this weekend for the thousands of people who packed downtown for Lollapalooza. Chicago Police Chief of Patrol Fred Waller said during a Sunday press conference that most of the shootings were being traced back to gangs. (more...)
WWII ÉIRE sign found on Bray Head following gorse fire WWII ÉIRE sign found on Bray Head following gorse fire
- August 06, 2018

More than 80 such signs were created during the war to alert pilots that they were flying over a neutral country. The County Wicklow marker had been hidden for decades until last week's fire destroyed the thick undergrowth covering it. The Defence Forces Air Corps were helping emergency services extinguish the fire when they noticed the sign from above. The Irish Air Corps says the Bray Head sign was No. (more...)
Tanker truck explodes on motorway near Bologna airport Tanker truck explodes on motorway near Bologna airport
- August 06, 2018

Circulation compromised, not only on the motorway, but also in the Borgo Panigale area'. The AP reports a bridge has partially collapsed. A massive explosion was reported near Bologna airport in Northern Italy . Italian media reports that some people were injured by glass flying from windows shattered by the force of the explosion. Authorities closed the highway in both directions as firefighters work to put out the fire. (more...)

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