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Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee

Duke University removes statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee I have been conflicted at times about taking down reminders of the past, because I have a deep respect for history. "We can't believe in an America that celebrates hate and at the same time say to the rest of the world we are a beacon of hope for the huddled masses", Muwakkil said, referring to the inscription on the Statue of Liberty that welcomes immigrants to the country. [Full Article...]

Cable operator among two youth killed by terrorists in south Kashmir

Cable operator among two youth killed by terrorists in south Kashmir Malik was shot outside his residence on Sunday night and was rushed to a hospital in Srinagar .He succumbed to injuries on the way. A police official told India today that Hilal Ahmad Malik, resident of Malik Mohalla, Shopian was shot at by the gunmen near his residence around 8:05 pm. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan massacre may account to war crime

Afghanistan massacre may account to war crime They said they had confirmed that as many as 27 civilians were killed, including one woman, four boys under the age of 17, and 13 men over the age of 60."These killings, corroborated by multiple credible sources, constitute violations of worldwide humanitarian law and may amount to war crimes", the report concluded. [Full Article...]

SC Grants Bail to Shrikant Prasad Purohit in 2008 Malegaon Blast Case

SC Grants Bail to Shrikant Prasad Purohit in 2008 Malegaon Blast Case During the August 17 hearing, Purohit further added that he had been caught in "political crossfire". Seven people were killed in a bomb blast on September 29, 2008, at Malegaon, a communally-sensitive textile town in Nasik district of north Maharashtra. [Full Article...]

Sunday weather: Sunny and windy, with highs around 82

Sunday weather: Sunny and windy, with highs around 82 We could also see a few isolated showers or storms. Tomorrow . Mix of sunshine and clouds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. With the exception of Wednesday , the index will remain below 100 over the next seven days, while actual highs range in the high 80s to low 90s. [Full Article...]

Premier League interest in Julian Draxler

Premier League interest in Julian Draxler In stoppage time he made a mockery of six Toulouse defenders with some frankly obnoxious close control before sticking the ball in the goal , nearly as a warning message to the rest of the league . Emery confirmed forward Lucas Moura was still nursing an ankle problem and so will not feature against Toulouse. However, sub Javier Pastore restored his side's two-goal advantage after netting a ... [Full Article...]

Trump Defends 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues, Calls 'Moral Equivalency' Criticism a 'Disgusting Lie'

Trump Defends 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues, Calls 'Moral Equivalency' Criticism a 'Disgusting Lie' Heather Heyer was killed in Charlottesville, Virginia last week in clashes between far-right and counter-protesters. "He should be 100 percent sticking to ideas and forget about personalities", Grassley said on Friday when pressed on whether Trump might find himself without the friends in Congress he would need to defend himself in an impeachment proceeding. [Full Article...]

Trump goes after Graham, Flake in morning Twitter rant

Trump goes after Graham, Flake in morning Twitter rant In a staff decision on Wednesday, Hope Hicks, a close aide to Trump, has been named as interim White House director of communications, temporarily taking the post left vacant after Anthony Scaramucci was sacked last month, a senior White House official said. [Full Article...]

Lawyers refuse to appear before LHC's full bench

Lawyers refuse to appear before LHC's full bench Enraged lawyers pelted stones on the personnel of anti-riot police unit, forcing them to fire tear gas shells and water cannons to scatter them. Earlier, during the hearing, the LHC chief justice directed the Multan regional police officer to arrest Qureshi and another lawyer Qaiser Kazmi, and produce them in court tomorrow after they failed to appear despite repeated summons in the contempt o... [Full Article...]

Support for Trump's impeachment rises to 40% among Americans

Support for Trump's impeachment rises to 40% among Americans In other words, Trump was already extremely unpopular and support for impeaching him was growing even before he took an ambiguous stance toward neo-Nazis . Constitution. Since February, the share of Democrats saying they support impeachment jumped from 58 percent to 72 percent, while the share of independents advocating for Trump's removal from office increased from 27 percent to 38 percent. [Full Article...]

Cambridge University Press censors at Beijing request

Cambridge University Press censors at Beijing request CUP took the step to remove the articles instead of having the journal shut down, it said. The statement said: 'We do not, and will not, proactively censor our content and will only consider blocking individual items when requested to do so when the wider availability of content is at risk'. [Full Article...]

Abbas says peace talks with USA are pointless amid Trump 'chaos'

With five MKs, Meretz represents roughly 4% of Israel's voters. Abbas had made the remarks after MK Zehava Galon, Chairperson of the Meretz party, expressed concern to the PA Chairman over such a decision. "They said they would examine it but never came back to me". Nabil Abu Rudeineh said Abbas "wants clarity" on the American position on the two-state solution - the basis of worldwide diploma... [Full Article...]

Footage shows Sasikala entering jail in civilian clothes

Footage shows Sasikala entering jail in civilian clothes Sasikala don't seem to end as a video footage was submitted to the Anti-Corruption Bureaun (ACB) allegedly by ex-deputy inspector general of police (DIG) (Prisons) D. Roopa also said that Sasikala had been given relaxation in visiting hours in exchange for a Rs 2-crore bribe to jail officials. The 2000 batch IPS officer is the first woman in the southern state to have been recently appointed DIG... [Full Article...]

Online security firm yanks protections for neo-Nazi site

Online security firm yanks protections for neo-Nazi site But most internet companies have traditionally tried to steer clear of making judgments about content except in cases of illegal activity. "I woke up this morning in a bad mood and chose to kick them off the internet", Cloudflare founder and Chief Executive Matthew Prince wrote in an email to employees. [Full Article...]

Dr Bawumia presents relief items to Sierra Leone

Dr Bawumia presents relief items to Sierra Leone The survivors have been relocated to temporary shelters while efforts are made to permanently resettle them. Ghana's president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, over the week, announced a $1 million worth of aid to Sierra Leone . Barely 5 days ago, on Monday 14 August, the sudden and gruesome accident dealt a cruel blow to humanity and challenged us in the face of despair to deliver the most humani... [Full Article...]

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises North Korea views the drills as a highly provocative rehearsal for an invasion. Pyongyang also declared that its Army can target the U.S. any time and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the United States mainland can "dodge the merciless strike". "North Korea is probably looking at all the cards it has to maximize pressure against the United States, and the drills provide a good opportunity to do it", Che... [Full Article...]

How to watch the solar eclipse with KGW

How to watch the solar eclipse with KGW The eclipse will end just before 4:00 p.m. PORTAGE, IND .: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will host an informal viewing party from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. Can I look at an eclipse through a camera while wearing eclipse glasses? . NASA will also be live streaming the eclipse on their website . There will be a board set up with a large circle in the middle that states #ccceclipse2017. [Full Article...]

Not providing toilet amounts to cruelty says court while granting divorce

Not providing toilet amounts to cruelty says court while granting divorce The woman, a resident of Bhilwara, had filed a divorce application in the court in 2015. This kind of divorce petition has been perhaps the first of its kind. The judge further commented that, as a married woman, her demands were rational and mandatory for her. "It is an irony that people who spend a lot of money on alcohol, tobacco and mobile phones, don't have toilets in their homes", said the... [Full Article...]

Man stabbed after haircut gets him mistaken for a neo-Nazi

Man stabbed after haircut gets him mistaken for a neo-Nazi Sooooooo apparently I look like a neo-nazi and got stabbed for it ... luckily I put my hands up to stop it so he only... Witt says he'd just pulled in to the parking lot of the Steak 'n Shake in Sheridan, Colo., and was opening his auto door. [Full Article...]

South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions US President Donald Trump threatened North Korea with " fire and fury " after Pyongyang's latest missile tests and tweeted that "military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". The new U.S. Ambassador to Japan, William Hagerty, said he had arrived at a hard time and the United States wanted to work with Japan to "calm the rhetoric" over North Korea... [Full Article...]


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