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Blue Whale game strikes again: Pondicherry University student hangs himself from tree

Blue Whale game strikes again: Pondicherry University student hangs himself from tree Of lately many suicides committed by school and college students have pointed out the Blue Whale challenge , which is why many schools in the capital have sent out advisories to parents. A police official told PTI that Vignesh had drawn a picture of blue whale on his hand with a ball pen. There has been multiple incidents of children discussing the blue whale challenge or injuring themselves th... [Full Article...]

Korea threatens S. Korean reporters over book review

The authors claim that North Korea's attitude to capitalism is similar to Victorian Britain's approach to sex: "While everybody does it, few publicly admit to its existence". "North Korea's threats in response to journalists' ordinary acts of reporting constitutes a serious violation of freedom of the press and an intervention in the South's affairs", the Ministry of Unification said in a statemen... [Full Article...]

President Trump makes first visit to Missouri since election

President Trump makes first visit to Missouri since election Are Congressional Republicans on the right track? GOP leaders sounded receptive to Trump's tax pitch and underscored they would work together. "I don't want to be disappointed by Congress, you understand me?" Do you understand me? After more than seven months in power, Trump and Republican leaders who control both the U.S. [Full Article...]

North Carolina swift water rescue teams coming to College Station

North Carolina swift water rescue teams coming to College Station Forty-two mobile kitchens and two field kitchens have been deployed by The Salvation Army in Texas, each with the capability of serving an average of 1,500 meals per day. "We just provide the resources to supplement the response". Crew members are also sometimes rotated out. The state's swift water rescue program is organized by North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) which supports the teams... [Full Article...]

White House: Trump will donate $1 million to Harvey relief

White House: Trump will donate $1 million to Harvey relief Others are unsure if the money will actually come from his personal funds, or from an organization like the Trump Foundation. It was widely reported that the President did not visit any of the most severely flooded parts of Texas during his visit to the state this week because he said he didn't want to pull resources from search and rescue efforts. [Full Article...]

China's manufacturing growth unexpectedly accelerated in Aug

China's manufacturing growth unexpectedly accelerated in Aug Japanese manufacturing activity expanded at a solid clip in August as domestic and export orders picked up, a private survey showed on Friday, suggesting the economy will continue to grow at a healthy though possibly more modest pace. ANZ is forecasting 6.7 percent. The new export orders index dropped to 45 from 49.8, reflecting higher prices at home. That was the lowest reading in a year, b... [Full Article...]

Ohio State Fair ride investigation concludes

Ohio State Fair ride investigation concludes Ohio State Highway Patrol presented the findings of the investigation to Franklin County Prosecutors Office on August 21. Highway Patrol troopers interviewed dozens of witnesses, including the people who were on the ride when the malfunction happened. [Full Article...]

Finland says no fighter deal with Boeing after Trump's comments

Finland says no fighter deal with Boeing after Trump's comments The budget debate is also complicated by the need to finance support for victims of Harvey, the worst storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years, and find a deal on increasing the federal debt ceiling, which limits how much money the US government can borrow. [Full Article...]

Ravens donating $1 million to help Houston following Hurricane Harvey

Ravens donating $1 million to help Houston following Hurricane Harvey No flights were imminent, but airport officials hoped airlines would quickly resume service. "We're focusing on this weekend, probably when we're going to see more and more flights at both airports". Begley said fully reopening the airports was part of the city's effort to return to a sense of normalcy. Although HOU is open, Southwest said its "scheduled flights to/from Houston Hobby remain ... [Full Article...]

Gas Prices Jump in Virginia, as Refineries Shut Down by Harvey

Gas Prices Jump in Virginia, as Refineries Shut Down by Harvey AAA expects Harvey's impact to drive gas prices to the highest they have been this year, which was $2.42 in March. The national average could climb to $2.50 as a result of Harvey. Gas prices increases are not expected to be as severe as they could be or as they were after hurricane Katrina when prices increased 80 cents per gallon. [Full Article...]

Preliminary hearing for Penn State frat members continues

Preliminary hearing for Penn State frat members continues In the second day of defense closing arguments, lawyer Michael Engle asked the judge to dismiss all charges against his client, fraternity member Gary DiBileo, who is accused of holding a wine bag from which pledges running "The Gauntlet" were urged to drink. [Full Article...]

Britain's May says Beijing should increase pressure on N. Korea

May is traveling to Japan for a three-day trip to hold talks on security and trade matters with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe. May has been widely seen as being on borrowed time as party leader since her gamble to call an early general election in June this year backfired, losing the Tories their overall majority in Parliament. [Full Article...]

Emergency declaration issued for Louisiana

Lamar Smith (R-Texas), an appropriator who was on the call. Harvey made landfall Friday night and has since broken the U.S. record for rainfall from a single storm, CNN senior meteorologist Dave Hennen said - with some areas of the state seeing nearly 52 inches of rain. [Full Article...]

Class III student fails to respond to roll call; slapped mercilessly

Class III student fails to respond to roll call; slapped mercilessly The incident is from a private school, St. John Vianney High School in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow . In the video, the teacher could be seen brutally slapping the student for almost 40 times. When he reached home after school yesterday, his face was swollen and he appeared unusual to his parents. As per an ABP report, the father of student said, "School principal asked for the reason ... [Full Article...]

Britain's May says China should increase pressure on NKorea

Britain's May says China should increase pressure on NKorea Tory MPs have expressed severe reservations about Theresa May's plan to fight the next general election as Tory leader as they suggested the Prime Minister remains on probation. Speaking ahead of their talks, Mrs May said she would press Mr Abe to extend the Japan-EU agreement to Britain. But Japan is also an important destination for British investment. [Full Article...]

Trevor Noah Defends Melania Trump's Choice Of Hurricane Footwear

City officials were preparing to temporarily house some 19,000 people, with thousands more expected to flee the area as the flooding entered its fourth day and authorities found themselves running out of space in cramped shelters. Medina is west of San Antonio. Andrew Beatty, the White House correspondent for the AFP news agency, tweeted in response: "I traveled with the President yesterday". [Full Article...]

Theresa May secures Japanese pledge on post-Brexit trade deal

Pushed again if she wanted to fight the next election as leader of the Conservatives , by ITV, Mrs May said: "Yes, there's been an very bad lot of speculation about my future which has no basis in it whatsoever". The UK is due to leave the European Union in March 2019 and supporters of Mrs May have said leadership speculation only serves to undermine attempts to secure the best possible terms of ... [Full Article...]

Japan, South Korea seek stronger United Nations resolution against North Korea

May's agenda includes a tea ceremony in the eastern city of Kyoto on Wednesday, a visit to the naval base of Yokosuka on Thursday and an audience with Emperor Akihito on Friday. -Japan" agreement. The UK is due to leave the European Union in March 2019 and supporters of Mrs May have said leadership speculation serves only to undermine attempts to secure the best possible terms of exit. [Full Article...]

Man United have made the most 'incredible' signing, claims pundit

Man United have made the most 'incredible' signing, claims pundit Manchester United have been pretty quiet this transfer window - preferring to finalise all their deals early. getting Victor Lindelof , Romelu Lukaku , and Nemanja Matic in well before the start of the Premier League season. Jose Mourinho , one of the biggest exports of Portuguese football , will surprisingly face the biggest club in Portugal for the first time as opposition manager in... [Full Article...]

Kiwis divided over getting involved in North Korea conflict

Kiwis divided over getting involved in North Korea conflict According to South Korean media which cited Seoul's spy agency National Intelligence Service (NIS), Kim's glamorous wife Ri Sol-ju delivered the couple's third child in February. Speaking to the media soon after his return to the U.S., the flamboyant star revealed that Kim and Ri had a baby girl named Ju Ae, and that he had held her in his arms. [Full Article...]


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