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Historic Kennedy-King Speech Remembered In Nationally Honored Park

Historic Kennedy-King Speech Remembered In Nationally Honored Park Fifty years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Lewis had not been back to the park until Wednesday when he attended a commemoration for the anniversary of both the speech and King's death. [Full Article...]

Russia: Spy poisoning 'in interests' of United Kingdom govt

Russia: Spy poisoning 'in interests' of United Kingdom govt On Monday Russia announced it was expelling a diplomat from Montenegro, and Mr Lavrov accused Western countries of "playing children's games", according to reports from Russian news agency Tass. Britain has said that Russian state involvement is the only plausible explanation for the attack, and has led a worldwide reaction involving the expulsion of more than 100 diplomats. [Full Article...]

Former Brazilian President goes to Jail due to Corruption

Former Brazilian President goes to Jail due to Corruption The top court's decision means that he will likely soon be forced to begin his 12-year prison sentence for taking bribes . The popular 72-year-old politician, who is leading in all opinion polls ahead of the October presidential elections, was convicted of money laundering and passive corruption last July. [Full Article...]

Trump promises 'strong action' on immigration

Trump promises 'strong action' on immigration Senior Trump administration officials have also said legislation aimed at speeding up the deportations of some illegal immigrants was being drafted but have not said when the proposed Bill would be submitted to Congress. Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2... [Full Article...]

APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids

APNewsBreak: Woman says she reported cruel treatment of kids Robert Johnson was charged with two counts of domestic assault in the first degree. Two weeks ago, Bruce and Dana DeKalb, next-door neighbors of the Harts in Woodland, Washington, called state Child Protective Services because the couple's 15-year-old son Devonte had been coming over to their house nearly every day for a week, asking for food. [Full Article...]

In Tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, 'Mother of South Africa'

In Tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, 'Mother of South Africa' Maphatsoe is one of the many leaders who visited the late anti-apartheid campaigner's family home in Soweto following her sudden death on Monday. Describing her as "the mother of the nation"‚ the foundation said: "The struggle could never have been what it became without the undying zeal and passion of Mam' Winnie‚ both for the country and our people". [Full Article...]

Man sued over California mansion death is found responsible

Man sued over California mansion death is found responsible In addition to the $5 million in damages, Shacknai also was ordered to pay an additional $167,000 for the loss of financial support she would have provided her mother and siblings. "For seven years we had to fight to just prove that she didn't commit suicide", she said. "It has been a struggle". Rebecca was under scrutiny by the Shacknais after Jonah's son died under her supervision. [Full Article...]

Liverpool Blasts City 3-0 in flawless 1st Leg

Liverpool Blasts City 3-0 in flawless 1st Leg The most highly-anticipated Champions League tie on British soil for years began with an apology. Liverpool were Liverpool . Turned up to eleven. City's dominant run in the Premier League has been characterized by quick transition and a calculated passing sequence. But that only underlines why this was such a desperately disappointing performance - on the pitch and in the dugout. [Full Article...]

Extensive search launched for missing Hart children in California

Extensive search launched for missing Hart children in California Last Friday, Mendicino County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed Jennifer and Sarah Hart , and Markis and Abigail Hart , two of the three siblings adopted from Colorado County, were found dead. Another neighbor, Bill Groener, said the children were home-schooled and kept inside most of the time. March 26, 2018: The family's SUV was found at the bottom of a cliff in Mendocino County. [Full Article...]

The Property Brothers' New Habitat for Humanity Project Tackles Affordable Housing

The Property Brothers' New Habitat for Humanity Project Tackles Affordable Housing The family completed 300 sweat equity hours helping the Flint River Habitat ReStore . Learn how to navigate the home buying process from a pro. From April 1 - June 15, 2018, help contribute to the cause. "All of the money that is made in the ReStore , from donations, helps us build and rehab homes in the future". You can purchase products from Habitat's partners, donate at habitat.org and shar... [Full Article...]

Parliament adjourns for 19th day as noisy protests continue

Parliament adjourns for 19th day as noisy protests continue For the 20th day in a row, on Wednesday, there were several disruptions and adjournments in both houses of Parliament. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day soon after 41 new and re-elected members took oath as MPs from Congress and TMC, trooped into the Well raising slogans in support of their demands . [Full Article...]

BC's Jerome Robinson and Ky Bowman declare for NBA Draft

BC's Jerome Robinson and Ky Bowman declare for NBA Draft Hall has the support of Bobcats coach Brian Fish as he works through the early-entry process. "But right now I'm focusing on getting there with those (other underclassmen) and seeing where I'm at". "This allows him and his family to gather information without jeopardizing his career at MSU". "After some heart to heart consultation with my family and coaches, I have made a decision to declare for... [Full Article...]

Give me another chance: Zuckerberg on leading Facebook

Give me another chance: Zuckerberg on leading Facebook Regarding the allegations that Facebook had logged into peoples call and text history without their permission, the company said: " this is not the case ". For the next week, users are encouraged to provide feedback to the company on the new policy. "The more we learn, the clearer it is that this was an avalanche of privacy violations that strike at the core of one of our most precious America... [Full Article...]

MoS status to 5 babas: Opposition slams Madhya Pradesh govt, Chouhan defends

MoS status to 5 babas: Opposition slams Madhya Pradesh govt, Chouhan defends According to media reports, Computer Baba had created a flutter in 2013 when he asked Kumbh Mela authorities to allow him to arrive in a helicopter and take a dip in the river; he had claimed this would help him serve the cause of river conservation better. [Full Article...]

Facebook removes more than 100 accounts linked to Russian troll factory

Facebook removes more than 100 accounts linked to Russian troll factory The company said most of the accounts and pages were in Russian and aimed at users in Russia and neighbouring or nearby countries, including Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. In particular, the company said that "inauthentic" accounts most likely operating out of Russian Federation had purchased $100,000 worth of political ads between 2015 and 2016. [Full Article...]

Kerala professor's shocker: 'Women who wear jeans give birth to transgenders'

Kerala professor's shocker: 'Women who wear jeans give birth to transgenders' In 2013, a group of women students had booed Rajith Kumar, who teaches botany in Sree Sankara College in Kalady (Ernakulam district), after he made misogynist comments at a function in Thiruvananthapuram . Kerala Health Minister KK Shylaja said, "Rejit Kumar has not withdrawn his controversial statements". He challenged the theories of science with his claims regarding transgender and autistic ki... [Full Article...]

Geelani to leave at 12, Mirwaiz at 11:30 for Shopian

Geelani to leave at 12, Mirwaiz at 11:30 for Shopian All the commercial and business establishments, government and private offices remained mostly closed in the areas. The education department have ordered the closure of schools and colleges on Wednesday. "Everybody is condemning these killings", he said. The Mirwaiz, talking to reporters before his arrest, said that Jammu and Kashmir belongs to Kashmiris and only they would decide its future. [Full Article...]

Police shoot, kill man who pointed pipe at them

Police shoot, kill man who pointed pipe at them No gun was recovered at the scene and it appears that the man was instead holding a metal pipe. The police found a man who matched descriptions from the 911 callers and then "the suspect then took a two-handed shooting stance and pointed an object at the approaching officers", The New York Times quoted Monahan as saying. [Full Article...]

NDA MPs relinquish salary to protest Parliament disruptions

NDA MPs relinquish salary to protest Parliament disruptions Following 20 days of continuous disruptions in both the house of Parliament , Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Wednesday declared that Bharatiya Janata Party- National Democratic Alliance (BJP-NDA) MPs have decided not to take their salary and allowances for the 23 days as the parliament has not been functional. [Full Article...]

Dont use Ambedkars name for political gains: Modi

Dont use Ambedkars name for political gains: Modi While Modi claimed that no other Government has honoured BR Ambedkar like his Government has done, Shah asserted the Centre would never scrap the policy of reservations for SCs and STs in education and jobs nor allow anyone to do so. "Instead of dragging him into politics, we should all try to walk on the path he has shown us", said Mr. Modi. It is their mission to work for the poorest of poor. [Full Article...]


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