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Massive protest forces Boston 'free speech rally' to be cut short

Massive protest forces Boston 'free speech rally' to be cut short Trump has responded equivocally to to the unapologetic displays of bigotry and white nationalistic fervour witnessed last week at the University of Virginia campus, and has been roundly criticised for blaming both right and left-wing protesters for the violence. [Full Article...]

At Least Four Killed as Militants Shell Damascus Int'l Fair

At Least Four Killed as Militants Shell Damascus Int'l Fair The Damascus International Exhibition is taking place from August 17 to 26 in the country's capital, the first time it has taken place in 6 years after its suspension amid the war in the country. Damascus has been spared the worst of the conflict, which recent de-escalation zones have eased further, but has suffered missile attacks from rebels. [Full Article...]

Julian Cadman: British boy confirmed as being among victims of Barcelona attack

Julian Cadman: British boy confirmed as being among victims of Barcelona attack The boy, who was on holiday in Barcelona for a family wedding, had been separated from his mother, who was found in a hospital in a serious but stable condition. A spokesman for the British Foreign Office said the department was assisting the family. The family of a British-born boy who went missing during the terror attack is asking anyone in Barcelona to look for him. [Full Article...]

Intel CEO leaves Trump manufacturing council

Intel CEO leaves Trump manufacturing council In the wake of the tragedy in Virginia , several tech leaders serving on advisory boards for President Donald Trump appear to be standing pat. As for Intel's Krzanich, his Twitter account was peppered Monday by pleas for him to quit the White House group after he posted that "there should be no hesitation in condemning hate speech or white supremacy by name". [Full Article...]

Barcelona attacks: Family confirms Australian boy Julian Cadman, 7, was killed

Barcelona attacks: Family confirms Australian boy Julian Cadman, 7, was killed They became separated and although the mother was soon located in a nearby hospital in a serious but stable condition, no one had seen or heard from Julian in the aftermath. The Mirror , a United Kingdom daily, reported that Julian's father, Andrew , had flown in from Australia and identified the child in person. "We think they were preparing at least one or more attacks in Barcelona . [Full Article...]

Mike Huckabee says faith community stands by Trump after Charlottesville

Mike Huckabee says faith community stands by Trump after Charlottesville On Monday, Trump had read from a teleprompter and condemned the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists by name, two days after a Nazi sympathizer had used his vehicle to mow down counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer. "To identify the groups, the Nazis, the KKK, the white supremacists". During the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, white supremacists, nationalists, and neo-Na... [Full Article...]

Young Australian boy still missing after Barcelona van attack

Young Australian boy still missing after Barcelona van attack As he was enjoying the sights of Barcelona with his mother, Julian was sadly taken from us. Your kindness was incredible during a hard time. Julian's relatives characterized the child as an "energetic, amusing and cheeky" boy. Prime Minister Theresa May had said the British government was "urgently" looking into reports of a British dual nationality child missing following the attacks. [Full Article...]

Moon Cautions N. Korea Not to Cross Red Line

Moon Cautions N. Korea Not to Cross Red Line North Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the US mainland has fueled a surge in tensions in recent days. North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. [Full Article...]

Saudi Airlines Lacks Doha Authorization to Take Qatari Pilgrims for Hajj - CEO

Saudi Airlines Lacks Doha Authorization to Take Qatari Pilgrims for Hajj - CEO Qatar's foreign minister said his country welcomed the decision to facilitate the hajj for Qataris, however the moves do not appear to have been coordinated with Qatar's government. They have tried for years to pressure Qatar to stop supporting Islamist opposition groups like the Muslim Brotherhood. The crown prince emphasised the "historical relations between Saudi and Qatari people" after his ... [Full Article...]

War Games to Begin as US, South Korea Brace for North's Fury

Choi Jin-wook, a professor of global relations at Japan's Ritsumeikan University and former president of South Korea's state-run Korea Institute for National Unification, said a sixth nuclear test would be essential for North Korea to develop an operational nuclear-tipped ICBM. [Full Article...]

North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills

The U.S. and South Korean militaries are forging ahead with annual summer war games next week, potentially dialing up tensions with North Korea after a week of relative calm. It described North Korea as the "strongest possessor" of intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of striking the United States mainland from anywhere. [Full Article...]

3 young girls found slain in Maryland home

3 young girls found slain in Maryland home Homicide investigators and evidence technicians are at the home in the 6400 block of Brooke Jane Drive. At some point, he reportedly stabbed all three children to death, but the motive so far is still unclear. Their ages and identities have not yet been released. It is not known if the girls were related or not. "Whether that child is your child, part of a family or part of a community, we all... [Full Article...]

Getting More Cooperation From China on North Korea

Getting More Cooperation From China on North Korea As 64 members of Congress wrote in May, "Military action against North Korea was considered by the Obama, Bush and Clinton administrations, but all ultimately determined there was no military option that would not run the unacceptable risk of a counter-reaction from Pyongyang [that] could immediately threaten the lives of as many as a third of the South Korean population, put almost 30,000 US ... [Full Article...]

Hate or heritage: The battle over monuments to the Confederacy

Hate or heritage: The battle over monuments to the Confederacy Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he doesn't want President Donald Trump to visit Charlottesville if the president continues using rhetoric the governor says is dividing the country. Centered in the Deep South but stretching from California to MA, roughly 1,500 Confederate symbols still exist on public land more than 150 years after the conclusion of the Civil War . [Full Article...]

Israeli PM Netanyahu Plans Visit To Sochi To Meet With Putin

Israeli PM Netanyahu Plans Visit To Sochi To Meet With Putin The Kremlin has not yet commented on reports of Netanyahu's planned meeting with Putin. Iran, Israel's arch-enemy, has been Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's staunchest backer and has provided militia fighters to help him. Israel's army has carried out almost 100 strikes in the past five years on convoys carrying weapons to militant groups in Syria and elsewhere, former air force commander Amir... [Full Article...]

Protesting will stop when we do the right thing

Protesting will stop when we do the right thing But, at the same time, Hutchinson said he wasn't calling for removal of Confederate monuments at the Capitol or elsewhere - a position he's repeated recently while at the same time condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists following the violence in Charlottesville . [Full Article...]

Stuart Armstrong Starts - Celtic Team vs Kilmarnock Confirmed

Stuart Armstrong Starts - Celtic Team vs Kilmarnock Confirmed Ntcham, who is still returning to full fitness, delivered an excellent showing in the Scottish champions' midweek Champions League victory over Astana, as the Hoops secured a 5-0 first-leg triumph that takes them one step closer to the group stage. [Full Article...]

Pak-Afghan desire to coordinate in counterterrorism operations: FO

Pak-Afghan desire to coordinate in counterterrorism operations: FO Recognising that terrorism is a common enemy of the two countries, it was agreed to beef up coordination in counter-terrorism efforts with a view to eliminate this menace. Pakistan had closed down its borders with Afghanistan at Chaman and Torkham in February following terrorist attacks blamed on militants who have taken sanctuary across the border. [Full Article...]

Facebook group helps rescue woman stuck in swimming pool in US

Facebook group helps rescue woman stuck in swimming pool in US For three hours, Kahn, a breast cancer survivor, struggled to come out till she managed to get her iPad using her swimming pool pole. Leslie Kahn, from the U.S. Several people responded to the post with offers and concerns, and within moments, a woman who lived a few streets down the road showed up to her place of residence. [Full Article...]

US Increases Military Pressure around N. Korea

US Increases Military Pressure around N. Korea Following suite, China - a critic North Korea's nuclear ambitions in the past, banned imports of iron ore, iron, lead and coal from North Korea this month. Chinese customs data showed a surge in exports of almost 30 items, with corn increasing 32-fold from 400 tonnes to almost 12,724 tonnes, bananas from just over 63.4 tonnes to 1,156 tonnes and wheat powder from less than 0.6 tonnes to 7.6 tonn... [Full Article...]


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