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Gun-toting Donald Trump supporter sparks fury with controversial graduation photo

Gun-toting Donald Trump supporter sparks fury with controversial graduation photo A college student's graduation photo in featuring her presenting a concealed handgun has elicited strong reactions from online commenters. "I did think that it would get a little attention, but not to this degree", the communications major told ABC News of the uproar over the photo. [Full Article...]

ConCourt dismisses Oscar Pistorius' leave to appeal

ConCourt dismisses Oscar Pistorius' leave to appeal He later claimed he believed she had been an intruder, and his lawyers have challenged both his prosecution and sentences in years of wrangling in the courts. The decision ends years of legal dipsy-doodling by Pistorius's legal team, whose initial sentence triggered outrage in South Africa. Pistorious was initially jailed for six years for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp, but prosecutors argued ... [Full Article...]

Russia's ruble falls to its lowest against euro and Dollars since 2016

Russia's ruble falls to its lowest against euro and Dollars since 2016 Syria's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that his threats are "reckless" and endanger global peace and security. Trump also blamed "bad blood" with Russian Federation on the Mueller investigation itself, despite his overall claim that things are running smoothly. [Full Article...]

Poisoned spy Skripal 'no longer critical and is improving rapidly'

Poisoned spy Skripal 'no longer critical and is improving rapidly' The attack prompted the biggest Western expulsion of Russian diplomats since the height of the Cold War as allies in Europe and the United States sided with May's view that Moscow was either responsible or had lost control of the nerve agent . [Full Article...]

Chemical watchdog says to deploy to Syria as threats escalate

Chemical watchdog says to deploy to Syria as threats escalate Trump said , "If it's Russian Federation, if it's Syria , if it's Iran, if it's all of them together, we'll figure it out". The worldwide chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it was sending a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected chemical gas attack took place over the weekend, following a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers that appeared to be aime... [Full Article...]

Israel Faults Soldiers Who Filmed and Cheered Growing of Palestinian

Israel Faults Soldiers Who Filmed and Cheered Growing of Palestinian The soldier who recorded the video will be disciplined by the IDF for "unauthorized filming" and "distribution" of the video, but there is no indication that the shooter will be disciplined. The soldiers immediately begin cheering, with the sniper seemingly saying, "Wow!" Jamal Zahalka, a Palestinian citizen of Israel and a Knesset member of the Joint List party, told Haaretz that the video ... [Full Article...]

Britons taking European Union citizenship boomed in Brexit vote year

Britons taking European Union citizenship boomed in Brexit vote year In a survey of 23 industry sectors, the vast majority preferred continued close alignment with European Union regulations. The Frenchman added: "This is needed to ensure the confidence of citizens and companies for the fairness of the future relationship with the United Kingdom". [Full Article...]

Man Pleads Guilty to Cutting Woman's Throat in Wesleyville

Man Pleads Guilty to Cutting Woman's Throat in Wesleyville The charges stem from an argument which turned into a physical altercation between Enriquez and Nuñez-Lopez at a home in the 600 block of Manzanita Street in Las Cruces. County investigators determined that Escamilla embezzled $1,251,578 worth of meat over nine years, The Brownsville Herald reported. Wang is among several people charged by USA prosecutors since 2015 over alleged influence-peddli... [Full Article...]

Syria patients had chemical attack symptoms

Syria patients had chemical attack symptoms The White House said he later spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two "agreed not to allow the use of chemical weapons to continue". The warning follows reports of major military movements by the United States and France in the region, after a chemical attack on an opposition enclave near Damascus on Saturday killed over 40 civilians. [Full Article...]

Eurocontrol warns of possible air strikes in Syria

Eurocontrol warns of possible air strikes in Syria Eurocontrol said in a statement Wednesday air-to-ground missiles could be launched within the next 72 hours. The warning came as US, France and Britain are discussing the possibility of striking the Syrian government's chemical capacities in response to a chemical weapons attack last week on Douma, the last remaining rebel-held suburb of Damascus, according to France. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan Confirms He Will Not Seek Reelection

Paul Ryan Confirms He Will Not Seek Reelection Ryan's future on Capitol Hill had been a topic of conversation ahead of a hard campaign season, as Republicans try to keep the House majority. Politico reported this week that Majority Whip Scalise's name comes up often, alongside Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, as a potential replacement if Ryan were to leave his post. [Full Article...]

Fossil revealed to belong to one of the largest animals ever

Fossil revealed to belong to one of the largest animals ever Paleontologists have known about ichthyosaurs for decades, but two years ago, Paul de la Salle stumbled across the jawbone of the biggest one yet on a beach in England. "As the specimen is represented only by a large piece of jaw, it is hard to provide a size estimate, but by using a simple scaling factor and comparing the same bone in S. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor

Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor A few interesting points: in a response to a question by Vermont senator Patrick Leahy, Zuckerberg said Facebook is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. During Tuesday's hearing, 44 senators will each have four minutes to question the embattled face of Facebook . He said the company needs to take a " more proactive role... [Full Article...]

China set up military jamming equipment on Spratly Islands, US says

China set up military jamming equipment on Spratly Islands, US says It shows a suspected jammer system with its antenna extended on Mischief Reef, one of seven Spratly outcrops where China has built fortified artificial islands since 2014, moving sand onto rocks and reefs and paving them over with concrete. [Full Article...]

European Commission: EU Countries Sign Declaration on Blockhain Partnership

European Commission: EU Countries Sign Declaration on Blockhain Partnership Notably, American venture capital firms provide more late stage funding, which helps alleviate the liquidity problems start-ups tend to face after exhausting much of their resources on achieving some degree of market penetration during early growth stages. [Full Article...]

At 79, Pitcairn becomes oldest athlete to debut at games

At 79, Pitcairn becomes oldest athlete to debut at games Kayla DeGeorge crushed an offering from Lakeview pitcher Cait Kelm to the the fence just left of straight-away center field, chasing Katie Eldred home with an RBI triple and ensuring the game would last another inning. After two scares to start the tournament, the team came out determined to get a victory over Hanover to solidify a spot in the gold medal game. "It made us all work harder for it". [Full Article...]

South Korean Ex-president Myung-Bak Charged With Corruption

South Korean Ex-president Myung-Bak Charged With Corruption Both Samsung and Lee have denied the allegations as groundless. Lee had been earlier fined and sentenced to a suspended three-year prison term in connection with losses at a Samsung affiliate and tax evasion. Lee accused prosecutors of being influenced by the current government of President Moon Jae-in. He's the fourth former President to be arrested and put on trial after former Presidents Ch... [Full Article...]

A woman's body is found along Canarsie Park bike path

A woman's body is found along Canarsie Park bike path Told the man via the nydailynews , 'I looked over to my left and I thought what I saw was a doll. It was not immediately clear where the additional remains were found in the park, but police are investigating whether they are connected to the torso, the source said. [Full Article...]

Israeli sources: Palestinian 'journalist' killed on Gaza border was Hamas operative

Israeli sources: Palestinian 'journalist' killed on Gaza border was Hamas operative Mr. Lieberman also said that Yasser Murtaja, a photographer in Gaza who was killed by Israeli sniper fire as he covered the latest protest, on Friday, was a member of Hamas's military wing and used his camera drone to gather information about Israel's deployment along the border. [Full Article...]

OPCW Chemical Arms Inspectors to Deploy to Syria's Douma After Gov't Request

OPCW Chemical Arms Inspectors to Deploy to Syria's Douma After Gov't Request U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said before the vote that her delegation had tried hard to incorporate Russian proposals in the draft that would not compromise the impartiality of investigation. It is believed the strikes are in response to an alleged chemical gas attack on Saturday. The White House deliberations came as Russian Federation and the Syrian military blamed Isra... [Full Article...]


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