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Israeli police raid on hospital over critically wounded Palestinian caught on film Israeli police raid on hospital over critically wounded Palestinian caught on film
- August 16, 2017

Residents said that army vehicles and bulldozers entered the area north of Ramallah around 3:00 am (0000 GMT) and surrounded the two-storey house, one floor of which was still under construction. The family home was demolished earlier this morning, the IDF said, a commonly used move which is supposed to act as a deterrent. It is worth mentioning that the soldiers have recently abducted the parents, and uncle, of Omar al-'Abed who carried out the stabbing attack last month during the peak ... (more...)
5 crewmen missing after Army chopper crashes near Oahu 5 crewmen missing after Army chopper crashes near Oahu
- August 16, 2017

A debris field was spotted by the responding Coast Guard Hercules and Army Black Hawk aircrews. Responders are searching for five missing crewmen. In the United States of America (USA) crashed military helicopter, 5 people were missing. (more...)
Former presidents Bush condemn white supremacists Former presidents Bush condemn white supremacists
- August 16, 2017

A woman was killed and 19 other people injured in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white supremacist drove his auto into a group of counter-protesters. Republicans Gov. John Kasich, of OH, and South Carolina Sen. Ohio Gov. John Kasich called on Trump to no longer equate racist and hate groups with others, claiming it limits the ability to condemn them. (more...)
Another LeT commander killed in Kashmir Another LeT commander killed in Kashmir
- August 16, 2017

The development comes days after security forces killed Lashkar commander Abu Dujana while he was on a secret visit to meet his wife in the Valley. Police said the government forces had set up a barricade on the road on intelligence inputs suggesting that the militant commander was travelling in a vehicle. (more...)
Read: Tripura CM's I-Day Speech That DD, AIR Refused to Broadcast Read: Tripura CM's I-Day Speech That DD, AIR Refused to Broadcast
- August 16, 2017

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar inspects 71st Independence Day parade in Agartala on Tuesday. "In his communication, Sanjiv Dosajh, Assistant Director of Programmes (Policy) for Director General, wrote, ".AIR/Prsar Bharati will however be more than happy if the Hon'ble Chief Minister agrees to reshape the content (his speech) making it suitable to the solemnity of the occasion and sentiments of the people of India at large". (more...)
Baltimore removes Confederate statues Baltimore removes Confederate statues
- August 16, 2017

Journalist Baynard Woods posted video of the Taney and Women's monuments being driven away. Workers used cranes to lift the towering monument to Robert E. President Trump failed to do so after the tragic Charlottesville protest where a white-supremacist deliberately plowed through, in a speeding vehicle, a crowd of counter-protesters killing one and injuring several others. (more...)
Two men escape from inmate firefighting crew in Washington Two men escape from inmate firefighting crew in Washington
- August 16, 2017

A DOC employee discovered the two disappeared after doing an inmate count around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. At another inmate count at 2:50 a.m., Munter and Petrovskiy were gone. Munter is serving time for assault and theft while Petrovskiy was convicted on vehicle theft charges. Munter was serving a 6-year sentence for assault and theft. (more...)
After stone pelting in Ladakh, India-China to hold flag meet After stone pelting in Ladakh, India-China to hold flag meet
- August 16, 2017

The officer said Indian soldiers retaliated but neither side used guns. According to sources, there were heated exchange of words and a stand-off between the troops from both sides continued for more than an hour, during which stone-pelting was also reported. (more...)
Trump fires back after Merck CEO resigns from manufacturing council Trump fires back after Merck CEO resigns from manufacturing council
- August 16, 2017

The other three CEOs - Merck and Co.'s Kenneth Frazier , Under Armour Inc.'s Kevin Plank and Intel Corp.'s Brian Krzanich had resigned on Monday. William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, said he couldn't "think of a parallel example" of any president responding as viciously as Trump to a CEO departing an advisory council. (more...)
Firefighters tackle blaze at United Kingdom airport Firefighters tackle blaze at United Kingdom airport
- August 16, 2017

Firefighters battle the blaze at the airport. The fire had broken out near the perimeter and the airport was running normally. Pictures show plumes of black smoke hanging over the airport. A Southend Airport spokeswoman said: "Essex Fire and Rescue is now dealing with an incident at the Air Livery hanger on the north side of the airfield". (more...)
China tells USA and North Korea to cool it China tells USA and North Korea to cool it
- August 16, 2017

Mr Kim said North Korea would conduct the launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely unsafe reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity", warning the United States to "think reasonably and judge properly" to avoid shaming itself, KCNA reported. (more...)
Fulham looking to complete deal for Liverpool winger Ojo Fulham looking to complete deal for Liverpool winger Ojo
- August 16, 2017

Ojo has previously spent two loan spells away from Anfield with both Wolves and Wigan, meaning that he is already more than acquainted to life of Championship football. The player held talks with Slavisa Jokanovic last week and has now decided that this is the club where he wants to play his football. An injury limited him to just 2 senior team appearances last term, and with a lot of competition for playing minutes likely to hinder his development, a loan at Fulham will without a doubt ... (more...)
Fox host goes into meltdown mode over Trump's latest Charlottesville comments: 'Disgusting!' Fox host goes into meltdown mode over Trump's latest Charlottesville comments: 'Disgusting!'
- August 16, 2017

CNN's Van Jones almost lost it on air while talking his godmother, who is Jewish, and "can't count on the president to defend her". "It is honestly insane for me to have to comment on this right now because I'm still in the phase where I am wondering if it was actually real life, what I just watched", Kat Timpf said. (more...)
17 dead in suspected terror attack in Burkina Faso 17 dead in suspected terror attack in Burkina Faso
- August 16, 2017

Suspected jihadists killed at least 18 people and wounded eight during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso's capital overnight but security forces shot dead both attackers and freed people trapped inside the building. All of its other volunteers are said to be safe. "In our experience, he had always shown exemplary behaviour as a Canadian volunteering overseas". Diffalah was one of 28 volunteers with the Canadian program in Burkina Faso and McCarthy said his killing was the first such ... (more...)
Donald Trump Gives His Reason for Not Condemning White Supremacy Right Away Donald Trump Gives His Reason for Not Condemning White Supremacy Right Away
- August 16, 2017

That new tone, read from a teleprompter and seemingly insincere, lasted for a day. One is that the president of the United States is indeed sympathetic to white supremacists and may be one himself. This was Trump's third try at a statement on camera. "I disavowed the KKK". "In a split second you see a auto, and you see bodies flying. In my opinion, she was off base". (more...)
What to know about Utah's special election primary What to know about Utah's special election primary
- August 16, 2017

Republican voters will head to the polls in Utah's 3rd congressional district Tuesday to determine the nominee to succeed Rep. Provo Mayor John Curtis declares victory in the GOP primary to replace Jason Chaffetz. "I think he acknowledges that being Republican with an "R" by your name does not automatically make you a keeper of all the answers", she said. Former State Rep. (more...)
New generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump New generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump
- August 16, 2017

Unlike you and unlike the media, before I make a statement, I like to know the facts. From Trump Tower in New York City, President Trump told reporters that he believed both protesters and counter protesters were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville , Virginia. (more...)
What PM Narendra Modi Said About Unearthing Black Money Post Demonetisation What PM Narendra Modi Said About Unearthing Black Money Post Demonetisation
- August 16, 2017

There is a huge gap between the statements given by the Prime Minister and the reality. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for reviving strife-torn Kashmir's so-called "heaven on earth" reputation. There had been some expectations that Modi could touch upon the Doklam stand-off with China , India's most intense foreign policy challenge today. (more...)
Indian summer: festival dancers mark 70 years of independence Indian summer: festival dancers mark 70 years of independence
- August 16, 2017

He further said, "1st January 2018 will not be an ordinary day- those born in this century will start turning 18". But Gorakhpur is one area where his dictum of "badal sakta hai" can be applied - child deaths in India are shockingly high and most other countries, including neighbouring Bangladesh, do much better. (more...)
NIA raids 12 locations in Srinagar, north Kashmir in terror funding probe NIA raids 12 locations in Srinagar, north Kashmir in terror funding probe
- August 16, 2017

According to sources, the persons being searched include 3 close associates of Srinagar businessman Zahoor Watali. Watali's residence in Gurugram, Delhi and Srinagar were raided on 4 June as part of the ongoing investigation. The agency had earlier arrested second ring leadership of Hurriyat, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Fantosh. The case was registered over raising, receiving and collecting funds through various illegal means for funding separatist and terrorist ... (more...)
India Asks Internet Firms To Remove Blue Whale Game Links India Asks Internet Firms To Remove Blue Whale Game Links
- August 16, 2017

The Chief Justice made the remark while hearing a case where he drew an analogy to the Blue Whale game . However, while addressing a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, IG Manoj Abraham said that though two similar cases have surfaced in the past 24 hours, the investigators could not officially confirm its connection with the game. (more...)
Island prepared for the worst: Guam governor
- August 16, 2017

North Korea frequently calls joint military maneuvers between the USA and South Korea as preparations for an invasion. Kim would just have to OK it. He also warned that any such attack targeting American soil could quickly escalate into war. It does not look like North Korea is backing down from a showdown with the U.S., or from the economic sanctions ordered by the United Nations Security Council which would reduce the North's export revenues by $1 billion. (more...)
Trump's long-time aide Hope Hicks will be interim White House communications director Trump's long-time aide Hope Hicks will be interim White House communications director
- August 16, 2017

President Trump fired Scaramucci in the wake of profanity-laced comments he made about his then-White House colleagues to The New Yorker , which published the remarks. She also has close ties to the president's daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser. Well, there's been a lot of turnover at the White House communications office. (more...)
Hate crime: 3 CEOs resign from Trump's industry panel Hate crime: 3 CEOs resign from Trump's industry panel
- August 16, 2017

Just hours earlier, President Trump had already responded to the three previous resignations, which occurred on Monday. Scott said on Twitter that it was "the right thing for me to do". Krzanich condemned the white supremacists marching and called out leaders in Washington for seeming "more concerned with attacking anyone who disagrees with them". (more...)
Berkeley restaurant takes stand on Charlottesville Berkeley restaurant takes stand on Charlottesville
- August 16, 2017

Lee and ended with the death of a 32-year-old anti-racism protester , people on the internet have begun to identify those who attended the neo-Nazi rally. @ YesYoureRacist later celebrated the firing of White, posting the image that allegedly shows White in Charlottesville alongside a statement from Top Dog announcing his dismissal. (more...)
Top General Says US Capable Of Protecting Territories, South Korea Top General Says US Capable Of Protecting Territories, South Korea
- August 16, 2017

Moon's speech risks exacerbating a rift between the US and South Korea over the best approach to dealing with North Korea. "North Korea should at least cease additional nuclear and missile provocations in order to create the condition for dialogue", the president said. (more...)
Amid Renewed North Korea Tensions, China Appoints New Special Envoy Amid Renewed North Korea Tensions, China Appoints New Special Envoy
- August 16, 2017

China is North Korea's most important customer in 2016, China imported $1.2 billion worth of coal from the country, and that figure will already be much lower this year. "China is leaving a life line for North Korea", said Yang Moo-jin, a professor at the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul. He cites the case of North Korean seafood, which is sold internationally and packaged to say it comes from China. (more...)
Colombia's Farc Concludes Weapons Disarmament Colombia's Farc Concludes Weapons Disarmament
- August 16, 2017

Mr Santos himself closed a padlock on the last haul of decommissioned rifles on Tuesday before it was taken out of a remote demobilisation camp to formally seal the UN-supervised disarmament by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( Farc ). (more...)
USA says open to talk if North Korea ready to disarm
- August 16, 2017

In order to resolve the tensions between the DPRK and USA, he insisted that the latter should make "necessary" actions "first" as it committed provocations after introducing huge nuclear strategic equipment into the vicinity of the Korean peninsula, the same report stated . (more...)
Several Confederate Monuments Removed in Baltimore Overnight
- August 16, 2017

Taney Monument on Mount Vernon Place and the Robert E. Lee and Thomas. J. He also planned to ask state officials to determine the cost of moving Confederate statues and to give him options of where they could go. southern states said this week that they would step up efforts to remove such monuments from public spaces. The Sons of the Confederate Veterans have spoken out about the removal of the monuments across the country. (more...)

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