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East Ukraine separatist leader killed in cafe blast East Ukraine separatist leader killed in cafe blast
- September 01, 2018

Zakharchenko joined the Donetsk militia following a coup in Kiev in 2014 and was elected as leader of the Donetsk People's Republic in November 2014. More than 10,000 people have died in the armed conflict. Putin praised Mr. Zakharchenko as a true popular leader and a patriot. Ukraine and its Western allies accuse Russian Federation of funnelling troops and arms across the border. (more...)
Putin plays the good cop and scales back pension reform (for women) Putin plays the good cop and scales back pension reform (for women)
- September 01, 2018

Putin's latest comments, experts say, were "full of inaccuracies and propaganda". The retirement age for men will be raised as initially planned from the age of 60 to 65. Responding to the often-voiced argument that in Russian Federation, age discrimination is so widespread that it's nearly impossible for people older than 50 to get a job, Putin promised to strengthen anti-discrimination legislation and to ban employers from firing workers who are within five years of retirement - a ... (more...)
Homeless man suing couple who raised $400,000 to help him Homeless man suing couple who raised $400,000 to help him
- September 01, 2018

Johnny Bobbitt received a haircut due to the generosity of Kate McClure, who raised more than $360,000 after Bobbitt helped her on the side of the road. Some reports said McClure recently bought a new BMW vehicle and took an expensive trip to California. The funds will be transferred to an account controlled by Mr Bobbitt's lawyers but can not be used until the judge determines how they should be managed. (more...)
South Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks South Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks
- September 01, 2018

Many analysts believe that Kim sees them as crucial for staying in power. Details for the summit, including exactly when it will happen, haven't been disclosed. Moon, a liberal who favors a negotiated resolution to the nuclear disputes, earlier shuttled between North Korea and the United States before the Singapore meeting, the first summit between a North Korean and USA leader. (more...)
John McCain remembered as hero, fighter and joker John McCain remembered as hero, fighter and joker
- September 01, 2018

McCain's funeral puts him back in the spotlight a few miles from Trump's doorstep, in the city where the senator, who died last Saturday at 81, worked and collected friends and enemies, some in both camps at different times . At North Phoenix Baptist church, an estimated 3,500 mourners, including family, friends, 24 Senate colleagues, Arizona athletes and other dignitaries celebrated the life of a man who was a Vietnam prisoner of war, a U.S. (more...)
John McCain lies in state at the U.S. Capitol John McCain lies in state at the U.S. Capitol
- September 01, 2018

Family, friends, lawmakers and other guests, including some celebrities, gathered in the Capitol's Rotunda for the service. Senator John McCain was remembered in Phoenix on Thursday as a "true American hero" and a political "maverick", whose salty humor and scrappy nature endeared him to generations of Arizonans and Americans. (more...)
Busy Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots Busy Toronto mall evacuated after gunshots
- September 01, 2018

Police say people were "being assisted to leave" and officers are canvassing for witnesses and video. This is the latest in a string of shootings in Toronto this summer - many of which have taken place in high-traffic public areas. "Yorkdale is secure and we are co-operating with police to safely evacuate the centre", the mall said. Hundreds of people milled about outside the mall after the incident. (more...)
U.S. ends aid to Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA U.S. ends aid to Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA
- September 01, 2018

The Trump administration has made a decision to cancel all its funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), a unique agency which has been maintaining the refugee status of more than five million people who never left home, the Washington Post reported Thursday night. (more...)
Imran Khan pays first visit to Pakistan army headquarters for security briefing Imran Khan pays first visit to Pakistan army headquarters for security briefing
- August 31, 2018

Zarif said that Iran wished continued progress and prosperity to the people of Pakistan . Iran now holds the Chair of the organization. Recalling his recent telephonic conversation with president Rouhani, Khan said that Pakistan and Iran were connected by inseparable bonds of historic, religious and cultural affinities. (more...)
Homeless man sues couple who raised $400,000 for him
- August 31, 2018

A judge, meanwhile, wants some more information, and in the meantime, McClure and D'Amico must give up control of the money. In response, Bobbitt filed a lawsuit. The lawsuit has alleged that the couple deposited the funds in personal accounts and used "substantial portions of the money raised " for themselves. (more...)
No evidence Clinton server hacked despite Trump tweet No evidence Clinton server hacked despite Trump tweet
- August 31, 2018

That article, published Monday, claimed that a Chinese-owned company had hacked Clinton's servers an obtained copies of almost every email, citing two " sources briefed on the matter ". A Justice Department spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. After the Fox News host hosted a fact-challenged segment on South African land reform , Trump baselessly tweeted that a "large scale killing of farmers" was underway in the country. (more...)
Justice Department lawyer said Russian Federation had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’ Justice Department lawyer said Russian Federation had Donald Trump ‘over a barrel’
- August 31, 2018

Unfortunately, that makes both of them a threat to President Trump. Ohr and Steele had reportedly met during the months before the FISA warrant application was first made, during the infancy of the investigation of Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation, which was then handled by the FBI. (more...)
Trump Says Sessions Safe in Job at Least Until November Trump Says Sessions Safe in Job at Least Until November
- August 31, 2018

All three tactics could point to Trump laying the groundwork for a series of moves after the elections, which he could execute even if Democrats capture the House, which they are slightly favored to do. President Trump declined to answer whether he would allow Sessions to remain in the position following the midterms. President Donald Trump attacked his own Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership and implied Hillary Clinton could face criminal charges during a ... (more...)
United States justice department criticises Harvard over 'racial bias' United States justice department criticises Harvard over 'racial bias'
- August 31, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement , "No American should be denied admission to school due to their race". After Republican President Donald Trump took office a year ago, the Justice Department began investigating whether Harvard's policies are discriminatory because they limit Asian-Americans' acceptance. (more...)
Florida governor’s race turns ugly Florida governor’s race turns ugly
- August 31, 2018

Gillum , a far-left Democrat seeking to become the state's first black governor, and DeSantis, a Trump-endorsed Republican, are political opposites, both seeking to gin up turnout among the party's most ardent supporters. " Ron DeSantis was obviously talking about Florida not making the wrong decision to embrace the socialist policies that Andrew Gillum espouses", a DeSantis spokesperson said. (more...)
Washington comes together for McCain, with one exception Washington comes together for McCain, with one exception
- August 31, 2018

Mourners in black went inside the church, while USA flags and campaign-style placards that read simply "McCain" lined the motorcade route leading from the Capitol, where thousands filed past the senator's flag-draped coffin on Wednesday. According to a report in The Washington Post , Trump issued that tweet in lieu of a complimentary official statement that White House aides, including press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, had prepared for the president shortly before McCain's death ... (more...)
Frank Field MP resigns Labour whip over anti-Semitism row Frank Field MP resigns Labour whip over anti-Semitism row
- August 31, 2018

In the letter he said allegations made to Labour about bullying had resulted in "no decisive action". Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson said Field's resignation "reflects both deep divisions in the party and the sense of drift engulfing us". (more...)
Twarit Vishwa: Four killed in bus crash in New Mexico Twarit Vishwa: Four killed in bus crash in New Mexico
- August 31, 2018

It was not immediately known what the conditions of the injured were. The State Police of US New Mexico said that many bus passengers were transported with serious injuries. Jones, who said he used to be a volunteer firefighter and EMT, described the scene as "one of the hardest" he's ever had to see. McKinley County Emergency Management has established the following number for family members of passengers looking for information on their relatives: 505-722-2002. (more...)
Ex-police officer convicted of murder after killing black teenager Ex-police officer convicted of murder after killing black teenager
- August 31, 2018

Shortly after, he was pronounced dead at a local hospital. A white former Texas police officer has been found guilty of murder for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager as he left a house party in a auto full of teenagers. Dash-cam video later revealed the vehicle was moving away from officers. Oliver said that Gross yelled at the auto to stop moving, and when it stopped, only to suddenly start again in Gross' direction, he fired to protect the officer. (more...)
Child Abuse Charges Dismissed for 3 New Mexico Compound Suspects Child Abuse Charges Dismissed for 3 New Mexico Compound Suspects
- August 30, 2018

Eleven children were held with little food or water in a makeshift compound in Costilla Meadows, Ga., for an unknown period of time before police raided the location on August 3, 2018. Like the other three defendants, Wahhaj and Leveille each had been charged with 11 counts of child abuse. The remains were later identified as belonging to the three-year-old Wahhaj. (more...)
Trump Tried To Buy All Of The Enquirer's Dirt On Him
- August 30, 2018

Among the unflattering stories were tips about Trump's marital woes, alleged affairs and dishonest golfing, people with knowledge of AMI's operations told the newspaper on condition of anonymity. In exchange for their cooperation, AMI CEO David Pecker and Dylan Howard, the company's chief content officer, won't face prosecution for their roles in the payoffs, according to The Wall Street Journal . (more...)
NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra govt, DGP over arrest of 5 activists NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra govt, DGP over arrest of 5 activists
- August 30, 2018

A day after Pune police arrested five activists for having alleged links with Maoists, Janata Dal (United) leader Pavan K Varma on Wednesday said that if the Centre failed to produce any evidence against the imprisoned activists then the current scenario would exude a reflection of Emergency days when then prime minister Indira Gandhi imposed restriction on freedom of expression. (more...)
Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms
- August 30, 2018

Peskov called Idlib a hotbed of terrorists and said not tackling the problem was not a good option. Staffan de Mistura told reporters Thursday that about 10,000 al-Qaida-linked fighters and their families are located in the densely populated region, which is now home to 2.9 million people, many of them already displaced during the country's 7-1/2 year war. (more...)
Australia preparing to ban U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning Australia preparing to ban U.S. whistleblower Chelsea Manning
- August 30, 2018

Having enforced her vicious punishment, Obama finally commuted her sentence in 2017 after she had suffered a total of seven years in a prison cell, but deliberately left her "criminal record" on the books. We need more of that in Australia - not less. Director of Think Inc . "We are seeking letters of support to send to the Minister for Immigration in order for him to reconsider his decision". (more...)
Thousands In Pakistan Protest Dutch Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Contest Thousands In Pakistan Protest Dutch Prophet Muhammad Cartoon Contest
- August 30, 2018

The event has the potential to upset Muslims not only in Pakistan but elsewhere around the world. Khalid Latif, another famous ex-cricketer, has even gone so far as to offer a $28,000 reward to "kill the Dutchmen" behind the contest, according to WaPo - and the Dutch Police have already arrested one 26-year-old man reported to be a Pakistani national, claiming he threatened Geert Wilders and the Dutch parliament. (more...)
Trump Unblocks Significant Number of Resistance Twitter Users, But Not Everyone Trump Unblocks Significant Number of Resistance Twitter Users, But Not Everyone
- August 30, 2018

U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald advised Trump to use Twitter's "mute" function instead and asked the president and White House social media director Dan Scavino to unblock the users. Rosie O'Donnell, a comedian, said on Twitter late on Tuesday that she remained blocked. Along with the letter was a list of 41 accounts that Trump still blocked. (more...)
Police Search For Mystery Woman Ringing Doorbells In Texas Police Search For Mystery Woman Ringing Doorbells In Texas
- August 30, 2018

The video, taken on a home CCTV camera shows a barefoot young woman wearing a T-shirt and what could be broken restraints around her wrists. Her identity will not be publicly released because she is considered a "family violence victim", the Sheriff's Office said. (more...)
Man claims he had affair with dad accused of killing wife, kids Man claims he had affair with dad accused of killing wife, kids
- August 30, 2018

But Watts allegedly told him he was "not out and not ready to be out as far as his sexuality". He told me his age. The man said Watts never told him he was married - but that he found out in late January or early February when they were driving around with Watts' daughters Celeste , 3, and Bella 4. (more...)
Trump admin killed Puerto Ricans with neglect, mayor says Trump admin killed Puerto Ricans with neglect, mayor says
- August 30, 2018

The count in Puerto Rico could change as the government continues to investigate deaths from the storm, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló said. The Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900 remains the deadliest recorded hurricane in U.S. Trump shifted the blame by describing the island's power plant prior to the disaster as "dead, it was shut, it was bankrupt, it was out of business". (more...)
Sexually frustrated dolphin forces French beach town to issue swimming ban Sexually frustrated dolphin forces French beach town to issue swimming ban
- August 30, 2018

The move was made on the basis of advice from marine specialists after the visibly excited 10ft dolphin - nicknamed Zafar - started rubbing against boats and bathers. A local lawyer has even threatened to have the village's ban overturned, arguing that instances of dolphin-related injuries are extremely rare, and that Lars is merely trying to "make dolphins look like ferocious beasts". (more...)

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